Reviews

HyperParasite

The twin-stick shooter genre is one of the most overcrowded currently, exceeded only by pixel-art dungeon crawlers. Launching at a rate of around three or four a month, at least on the Switch eShop, it’s certainly beneficial to have a few unique...
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Pooplers

There’s a time and place for juvenile humour and fart noises. It just so happens to be within an inexpensive, throwaway, Switch download. Pooplers takes inspiration from Splatoon, only swapping paint for multi-coloured poop. It’s a case of pooping for victory as...
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Wurroom

As a child, I would often spend my pocket money on plasticine modelling kits. The colourful packaging, in addition to the enclosed ideas leaflet, showcased a variety of weird and wonderful creatures to potentially create. I have the impression the two-man development...
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Bohemian Killing

True to its name, this investigative Parisian adventure features just one killing. It takes place before even the title screen appears, entailing a mysterious man and a helpless woman in a finely decorated hotel room. She screams as he approaches with a...
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Travel Mosaics 2: Roman Holiday

Travel Mosaics 2: Roman Holiday isn’t about mosaics and nor is it really about travel. It’s actually about nonograms – aka Picross – and it’s vaguely about Italy. A superfluous name, for certain. It’s like Nintendo naming the next Mario game Star Collect. That’s vaguely the aim....
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House Flipper

If a developer pitched a house renovation game for consoles twenty years ago, they would have been laughed out the publisher’s office. Skip forward two decades, and here we are. We dare say the continued popularity of The Sims series is partly...
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Bucket Knight

Although not a prolific developer, Pigeon Dev Games is still well-versed with 2D platformers, with half a dozen – including 2019’s Awesome Pea – to their name. There are telling signs this is the case as the fundamentals of a run ‘n...
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