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Sky fishing meets dogfights
August 9, 2018 - Many roguelike twin-stick shooters feel very similar but here's a game that definitely breaks the mold. Airheart: Tales of Broken Wings is an almost Zen-like flight game yet it's challenging enough to satisfy genre fans. Let's take to the skies and check it out!
Read more: Airheart: Tales of Broken Wings Review
Wince of Persia
August 7, 2018 - Narrative-driven games usually struggle to find a perfect balance between gameplay and storytelling. 1979 Revolution: Black Friday tells a personal tale of a real-life historical event but does it hold up as a video game?
Read more: 1979 Revolution: Black Friday Review
Guardian Heroes with boobs
August 4, 2018 - It seems like everything is being ported to the Switch. Now that this strange 2012 3DS action RPG beat 'em up is available for the console, take off a few layers of clothes and let's see how it holds up.
Read more: Code of Princess EX Review
2D puzzle platforming goes soft
August 3, 2018 - In a genre that's flooded with games, it must be difficult to make one that stands out. Thankfully, Semblance's distinct mechanics and eerie yet minimalistic world might just have what it takes.
Read more: Semblance Review
It's like having a deuce up your sleeve
August 2, 2018 - You don't see many classic card games on modern consoles. Super Blackjack Battle 2 Turbo Edition emulates the tried and true 21 formula yet introduces a round-based competitive aspect. Will you risk it all in the hopes of becoming the Blackjack champion?
Read more: Super Blackjack Battle II Turbo Edition Review
This spud's for you
July 31, 2018 - Although it's been done before, running your own RPG shop is such a clever premise for a game. Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?! puts you in the jacket of a wannabe shopkeeper. Do you have the tots to run a successful business?
Read more: Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?! Review
5 Switch indies for on-the-go fun
July 30, 2018 - Has it been another 5 episodes already? Let's get to it and see what RC has been up to.
Read more: The Nindie Nook: Episodes 11 to 15
Twin-stick dungeon fun
July 30, 2018 - Mastering generated dungeons is always a rewarding endeavor. Next Up Hero has you fight your way through hordes of enemies in its online-fueled twin-stick gameplay and it's quite an impressive formula.
Read more: Next Up Hero Review
Female fighters with clever combos
July 29, 2018 - 2D fighting games have been rapidly gaining popularity over the years and deservedly so. Koihime Enbu Ryo Rai Rai is an enhanced version of Koihime Enbu that only saw a Steam release in North America so was it worth releasing for console?
Read more: Koihime Enbu RyoRaiRai Review
16-bit Ikaruga, anyone?
July 29, 2018 - Shoot 'em ups with polarity mechanics are nothing new. However, Iro Hero offers a simplistic albeit challenging take on the formula.
Read more: Iro Hero Review
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