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More than just big-boobed maidens
October 27, 2017 - Gust may be best known for their fantastic Atelier series but it's great that they're branching out to new franchises. Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon is a sequel to last year's gothic tale so let's see how haunting it is.
Read more: Nights of Azure 2: Bride of the New Moon Review
A decent Super Mario 64 clone
October 25, 2017 - When it comes to 3D platformers, originality is often overlooked in favour of emulating the classics. Although Poi is clearly inspired by Super Mario 64, does it offer a unique and enjoyable adventure?
Read more: Poi: Explorer Edition Review
Nophes and Nidemon make their debut
October 25, 2017 - Last year, a highly underrated puzzle-filled 2D cooperative platformer for Wii U debuted. However, that was only the first episode. Now that the whole journey is available with the final 2 episodes included, let's see how the entire soulful adventure holds up.
Read more: 3Souls: The Puzzling Adventure Is Finally Complete
Hack 'n' slash fun with Nep-Nep
October 21, 2017 - Our favourite console-inspired goddesses sure have been on a lot of adventures over the years. Now that they're testing the latest online RPG, let's see if it's up to their standards.
Read more: Cyberdimension Neptunia: 4 Goddesses Online Review
Cute cooperative fun
October 20, 2017 - Games that are meant to be played through with two players can be quite hit and miss. Thankfully, Putty Pals offers a simple and enjoyable cooperative adventure so grab a buddy by the arm and get ready for one adorable 2D platformer.
Read more: Putty Pals Review
They made a free game worse then charged for it
October 20, 2017 - In recent years, the Spelunker series has made a resurgence to the delight of hardcore 2D gamers. Now that it's finally available for Switch, let's grab our gear, head down to unexplored caves, and check it out.
Read more: Spelunker Party Review
Worth it for Fibbage
October 19, 2017 - Just in time for the holiday season, Jackbox Games are back with their fourth yearly collection of kooky party games. After last year's impressive Jackbox Party Pack 3, does this follow-up make for a lively party or are you better off sticking with the classics?
Read more: The Jackbox Party Pack 4 Review
Beat 'em up boredom
October 18, 2017 - Whenever game developers go back to basics, the results can either be unexceptional or surprisingly enjoyable. Does the simple gameplay of Squareboy vs. Bullies: Arena Edition spell fun or are you better off picking fights with bullies in real life?
Read more: Squareboy vs. Bullies: Arena Edition Review
Put your hemispheres in overdrive
October 17, 2017 - Some games are so difficult that they make you wonder if the developer is some sort of sadist. Binaries has you control two circles simultaneously through hazard-filled stages. So, if you're ambidextrous then here's a game for you!
Read more: Binaries Review
Calling all amateur cartographers
October 17, 2017 - It's been a couple years but Atlus' dungeon-crawling series is back with a new adventure. Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth is a solid entry in the decade-old franchise so recruit a party of capable explorers and let's head to the dungeon.
Read more: Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth Review
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