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Monster Bugs Eat People

It’s a case of survival of the fattest in this cross between Snake and Feeding Frenzy. You play as one of three types of (monster) bugs, munching your way through vegetation, people and other bugs. Every chomp propels you up the food...
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Pixel Gladiator

In the distant future, the highest-rated TV show sees people jettisoned on a desolate planet and filmed as they try and survive for as long as possible. Billions watch as participants run and gun their way through alien hordes, in a desperate...
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Spirit Roots

Don’t judge a book (eShop release) by its cover (menu icon). On first glance, Spirit Roots appears to be a cute-as-a-button platformer. Quite literally, in this case – the main character is crafted from wool and buttons. But while its exterior might...
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Anthill

The Switch software library is weird. It has epic technologically-astounding games like The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt and Zelda: Breath of the Wild. It has wonderful, quirky indie games like Snipperclips and Untitled Goose Game. Then there are amazing older games like...
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Cubixx

In 2009 the iPhone was rising in prominence, putting a dent in the handheld market. iOS games like Canabalt, Angry Birds and Doodle Jump were available for less than a quid, making the £30 asking price for DS and PSP games seem...
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OVIVO (Switch)

This platformer is of the monochromic variety, set within a stark, black and white world. You control a small black dot, able to change colour and move only at a snail’s pace. Getting around quicker involves changing colour to alter the direction...
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