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Review – Samurai Warriors 5

Koei Tecmo and Omega Force haven’t exactly been shy about putting its Warriors (AKA Musou) games on the Nintendo Switch over the past few years. Whether you want to cut down moblins, slimes, or iconic figures of the Romance of the…

Review – Eldest Souls

I’m going to get the obvious out of the way now – Eldest Souls is (openly, proudly) inspired by Dark Souls and other games of its well-worn cloth. FromSoftware’s work has had a notable and lasting impact across gaming but rather than…

Review – The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles

Game translation (“localization,” if you’re nasty) is an often unsung profession. No matter how well-received or lauded the writing of a game is, praise is often (deservedly) heaped at the feet of the original author, while those who…

Review – Cotton Reboot!

Cotton Reboot! updates and aims to improve upon 1991’s Cotton: Fantastic Night Dreams. It does so most apparently by updating the visuals throughout, with new sprite work and effects soaring across the screen as you play through its…

Review – Legend of Mana

Legend of Mana was not a game I’d ever really heard a word about. I knew of it – the series had to continue somewhere after the SNES era – but people didn’t speak of it like they spoke of its predecessors. Secret of Mana was the…

Review – Mario Golf: Super Rush

About three years ago Nintendo and Camelot doubled up for the Switch’s first Mario sports title. Mario Tennis Aces enhanced the core gameplay of that series, giving it meter management and more techniques to master for even the most…

Review – Ys IX: Monstrum Nox

The red haired hero Adol Christin has adventured back onto the Nintendo Switch with a port of Ys IX: Monstrum Nox, the latest entry in Falcom’s long-running Japanese action RPG series, but this time around he’s got a new ‘do and his…