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Posts by Nate Lakritz

By Nate Lakritz, 7 months ago

The Expendabros Review

The Expendabros is an 8-bit arcade game based on the Expendables movie series. This free-to-play promotional game is extremely easy to understand, but difficult to master. It involves controlling a character from the films and blowing up your way to the checkpoint at the end of each level. Environments are fully destructible and the side-scrolling...

By Nate Lakritz, 7 months ago

Destiny 2 Campaign Review

With Destiny 2 essentially going free-to-play, I decided to give its story mode a try. The game is mostly known for PvP and co-op modes, but does include a decently sized single-player story, complete with cinematics, dialogue, lore, and FPS action. I didn’t have many expectations going into Destiny 2’s campaign, especially since it was...

By Nate Lakritz, 7 months ago

Happy Room Review

Every once in a while a person needs to blow off some steam after a long day’s work. Happy Room is the perfect stress reliever for these types of situations with its violent, sandbox-style gameplay. Developed by Mana Potion Studios, the game provides an infinite queue of ragdoll test dummies to dismember, torture, and experiment...

By Nate Lakritz, 8 months ago

Golf Peaks Review

Golf Peaks could easily be mistaken for a skill-based miniature golfing game. At a glance, it appears the player must carefully guide a golf ball around a floating island course without falling off. However, Golf Peaks is actually a tile-based puzzle game that requires a sharp mind rather than golfing skill. A unique card-based movement...

By Nate Lakritz, 9 months ago

Marble It Up! Review

Marble It Up! is a puzzle-platformer where you must carefully navigate through an obstacle course as a rolling marble. This concept is one we’ve seen many times before, but it works extremely well on the Nintendo Switch. Marble Madness (1984) first pioneered the idea of a marble platformer and was followed decades later by the...

By Nate Lakritz, 10 months ago

Monkey King: Master of the Clouds Review

Originally a Japanese arcade hit in the 90’s, Monkey King: Master of the Clouds has been ported to a number of classic consoles over the years as Cloud Master, and most recently the modern Nintendo Switch. The studio behind this newest version actually stems from the original creators and has managed to keep the original...

By Nate Lakritz, 10 months ago

Tribal Pass Review

Imagine you’re guiding a group of people from “Point A” to “Point B” with a ton of lethal obstacles in-between, not knowing what lies ahead, all while gradually running out of food. The Oregon Trail immediately comes to mind, a difficult traveling simulator many of us are familiar with. In Tribal Pass you’re put into...

By Nate Lakritz, 10 months ago

Kick Ass Commandos Review

When I first entered the world of Kick Ass Commandos, all I wanted to see were some explosions. Well, I can definitively say my wish came true. Before the Kick Ass Commandos experience I’d never seen so many explosions at once in my life. It seems like action games are continuously one-upping each other for...

By Nate Lakritz, 10 months ago

Molecats Review

Upon first glance, Molecats looks like a children’s storybook turned video game. Its whimsical world is home to strange-looking creatures called Molecats, who enjoy exploring and collecting random household items. Much like Lemmings, they mindlessly walk in a straight line and react to their environment in various ways. As the player, your job is to...

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