Lowered Expectations – The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

On the cusp of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom’s launch, I find myself reflective of the series and where it’s led to today.  Like many others, the structural departure from the series’ tried-but-true series of complex dungeons along a streamlined set of overworlds became long in the tooth by the time we … Continue reading Lowered Expectations – The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

Kukoos: Lost Pets (Switch) Review

One of the joys of covering new and upcoming games is finding works under the radar and discovering new experiences for my family to enjoy.  When kids reach an age of self-sufficiency but not yet a brooding teenager, there’s a window of time for building connective tissue.  Kukoos: Lost Pets seemed like prime opportunity to … Continue reading Kukoos: Lost Pets (Switch) Review

Trifox (PC) Review

Try This Fox By Philip Orona Once upon a time, in a land far far away called the 90’s, there was a conflict called the Platform wars. It was composed of then entertainment tech giants such as Nintendo, Sony, Sega, and even NEC.  Each of these industry players represented themselves with some sort of platforming … Continue reading Trifox (PC) Review

Orbit.Industries (PC) Review

In space, you can’t escape your crippling debt By Alex Orona Let’s make something clear, I have uninstalled and reinstalled Orbit.Industries three times on three separate occasions. This is a management sim that puts you in the position of building out a massive space station satellite tasked with performing research and experiments. There are so … Continue reading Orbit.Industries (PC) Review

Spiderheck (Switch) Review

🎵SpiderHeck, does whatever a Spider-Heck does🎵 Look out! Here comes the SpiderHeck from the developers at Neverjam. You would be forgiven for thinking that this was a Landfall games release but multiplayer beat em ups aren’t exactly a scarce commodity in the realm of Steam. However, this separates itself by giving you, and I quote; … Continue reading Spiderheck (Switch) Review

Idol Manager (Switch) Review

By Allyson Cygan of Gaming Fyx The world of idol music can be addicting - full of catchy music, intense performances, and performers who seem to be born for the role of idol. However, behind all of that is a lot of work, a lot of planning, and a lot of money. It’s that behind … Continue reading Idol Manager (Switch) Review

The Quarry (XBOX) Review

By Kelly DeWitte The Quarry is the latest horror game from The Dark Pictures Anthology which brings 7 summer camp counselors together as they fight off werewolves during their last night at camp. This incredibly fast-paced game is the perfect rush of intensity as you make decisions that will ultimately determine the outcome of the … Continue reading The Quarry (XBOX) Review

Jack Move (PC/Steam Deck) Review

Let’s Jack In One More Time By Alex Orona Jack Move is a new indie turned based RPG from So Romantic, a solo dev microstudio. In it you play as Noa, a hacker vigilante with a plucky attitude and nose for mischief, set in a Cyberpunk world. Jack Move puts together beautiful pixel art, catchy … Continue reading Jack Move (PC/Steam Deck) Review

Mini Motorways (Switch) Review

Motorway Mayhem or Merriment By Eric, Getty, Gettinger Mini Motorways has a very easy premise, bringing the cars of a specific color to the buildings of the matching color by placing road tiles. I have never been so relaxed and at the same time completely stressed out in playing a game in my life. Simple … Continue reading Mini Motorways (Switch) Review

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection (XBOX) Review

Pizza party like it’s 1989 By Joel DeWitte Nostalgia is a fickle thing.  Revisit a movie, TV show, or video game, and it can be proven as time tested or something which was better left as a fond memory.  How much of our media history is seen through rose colored glasses, or better remembered as … Continue reading Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection (XBOX) Review