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By Nate Lakritz, 2 weeks 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, 1 month 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, 2 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, 2 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, 2 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...

By Nate Lakritz, 2 months ago

Capcom Beat ‘Em Up Bundle Releases Soon

The Capcom Beat ‘Em Up Bundle contains seven classic co-op arcade games that established Capcom as a gaming powerhouse in the 90’s. The collection includes Final Fight (1989), The King of Dragons (1991), Captain Commando (1991), Knights of the Round (1991), Warriors of Fate (1992), Armored Warriors (1994), and Battle Circuit (1997). The last two...

By Nate Lakritz, 2 months ago

Astroneer’s Crafting Update Goes Live

Upcoming space sandbox Astroneer has just received a complete overhaul of its crafting and progression systems in a massive update. The game will see new raw resources (quartz, clay, graphite, hydrogen, helium, etc.) that can be crafted into synthetic materials (rubber, plastic, diamond, steel, silicone, etc.) in the chemistry lab. Gases must be collected using...

By Nate Lakritz, 2 months ago

Zero Sum Future Preview

Ever dreamed of becoming an intergalactic tycoon and raking in space cash like never before? If so, Zero Sum Future gives you the opportunity to face off against others with the same aspirations. You’ll have to ditch your combat cap for a more diplomatic one and build a corporate empire across planets, keeping an eye...

By Nate Lakritz, 2 months ago

Old School RuneScape Mobile Release Date Announced

Being able to play RuneScape on mobile devices has always made a lot of sense. The proven MMORPG’s mobile port has been years in the making and will allow players of the game’s “Old School” mode to grind on the go. Old School RuneScape was added to the core game in early 2013, after longtime...

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