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Review – Mario Party Superstars

When Super Mario Party shindigged its way onto Switch in 2018, I figured it was the start of a new chapter in the series’ legacy. While familiar, it was fairly distinct in its approach to boards and minigames, and managed to be a…

Review – Shin Megami Tensei V

The Shin Megami Tensei series is a fascinating corner of its genre rooted in theology, philosophy, and an Ars Goetia worth of demons. While each entry’s scenario and characters change, the commonalities remain consistent. This is…

Review – Chocobo GP

Final Fantasy is a franchise well-suited to spin-offs, so it’s no surprise that it received the kart racer Chocobo Racing way back in 1999 for the PlayStation. Surprisingly, despite being a solid concept, that game was the only time…

Review – Pokemon Legends: Arceus

To take a franchise like Pokémon and make it feel new again likely felt impossible. Efforts like Colosseum gave it a try before having those concepts drop away, and while GO redefined what Pokémon is to many, it really hasn’t changed…

Review – The Artful Escape

“Style over substance” is a common turn of phrase across multiple fields of criticism, punchy and powerful in how it can immediately declare a work to be fluffy and vacuous beneath its flashy veneer. I don’t like the term much…

Review – Windjammers 2

When it comes to wacky sports action, we are well past the genre’s prime. Gone are the days of over-the-top games like NBA Jam, SSX, and Blitz 2000. It seems like big companies are only interested in making realistic sports titles…

Review – Chicory: A Colorful Tale

Art is a word that evades easy definition. Whether it be as simple as “a drawing” or as complex as “a piece of media that deeply affects the spirit” or a broad as any definition you could pull out of a dictionary, the idea of “art”…

Review – Dungeon Munchies

I’m always excited to tune into an Indie World Showcase to check out the latest indie offerings on Nintendo Switch. The most recent showcase was home to a few things that caught my eye – Sea of Stars stood out, and Olli Olli World…

Review – Life is Strange: True Colors

Adolescence still defines much of gaming culture. Even now as audiences grow older and older and the reach of the industry expands ever onward, the foremost image of gaming in many people’s minds is that of high schoolers playing…