New on Switch: Fall Guys, Fire Emblem Warriors, Sonic Origins, Shadowrun, Wreckfest, Firegirl, Blade Runner, more

Twenty odd years ago, the gaming industry would go into ‘sleep mode’ during the summer – publishers saved their big-name releases for the more lucrative Q4 period, presumably believing nobody planned to spend their summer indoors playing games. A couple of movie tie-ins based on summer blockbusters were as much as we could hope for. …

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Thunderful’s Firegirl has us stoked

While SEGA’s Burning Rangers came close, many would likely agree that we haven’t had a definitive firefighting game yet. There’s a lot of untapped potential, we feel. Enter Firegirl, from the Sapporo-based Dejima and indie publisher Thunderful. This side-scrolling action platformer, crafted using a mixture of retro and modern visuals, is set in a fantasy …

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