Tag: Switch

Castle Of Heart Review

A Knight In Corroded Armor

HIGH The storybook intro and outro are rather nice.

LOW The controls are atrocious.

WTF A classic-style, side-scrolling platformer that only controls with the analog stick?


Typoman: Revised Review

Scrabble In Limbo

HIGH The ESCAPE puzzle.

LOW Often difficult to parse whether I was trying the wrong solution, or unsuccessfully attempting the right one.

WTF The MacGuffin is the title character’s left arm.


PayDay 2 (Switch) Review

After This Life Of Crime, I’m Going Straight.

HIGH Terrific and zany mask customizations.

LOW Absolutely terrible teammate AI.

WTF Police assaults that last forever, easily producing hundreds of SWAT team members.


Celeste Review

Mountaintop Makepeace

HIGH The final leg of the climb is pretty great, and the ending satisfies.

LOW Overthinking solutions and working harder than necessary.

WTF You said the strawberries had no purpose! Liars!!


Dandara Review

Historical (Science) Fiction

HIGH Dandara’s world is a joy to explore.

LOW The final battle is disappointingly anticlimactic.

WTF I still don’t fully understand what Salt is.


Night In The Woods (Switch) Review

The Cat’s Meow

HIGH Possibly the funniest, most poignant writing I’ve seen in a game — and I reviewed Dream Daddy!

LOW The minimal interactivity of the climactic third act.

WTF All of NitW’s characters are talking animals, but there are also regular, non-talking animals???