Mini Review: Party Hard 2 – This Stripped-Down Hitman Clone Is A Fun Time

Remember parties? Before 2020, these loud, obnoxious gatherings used to happen quite a lot. Back in the day, we loved a good party, but as the years go by, the prospect of sitting under the lampshade with a stiff drink and a good book is much more enticing. Party Hard 2 stars a poor chap … Read more Mini Review: Party Hard 2 – This Stripped-Down Hitman Clone Is A Fun Time

Mini Review: Minoria – A Short But Sweet Metroidvania With Great Combat

Coming off the back of its previous game, Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight, Bombservice’s Minoria feels like a natural evolution in many ways. It’s a fast-paced Metroidvania with a sharp focus on aggressive combat, but also contains many staple tropes of the genre, including collectable items, hidden passageways, and unlockable abilities. Fans of the studio’s … Read more Mini Review: Minoria – A Short But Sweet Metroidvania With Great Combat

Mini Review: MO:Astray – A Grim And Gory Game Which Deserves A Look

If you’re not familiar with MO:Astray beyond its utterly weird name, then it’s high time you start paying attention. Originally released on Steam back in October 2019 to little fanfare, MO:Astray is a 2D puzzle-platformer boasting unique gameplay mechanics, meticulously designed environments, and gorgeous pixelated visuals. There are flavours of the Metroidvania genre sprinkled into … Read more Mini Review: MO:Astray – A Grim And Gory Game Which Deserves A Look

Mini Review: Paradise Killer – A Murder-Mystery Case You’ll Definitely Want To Crack

Much has been previously written about Paradise, a promised land supposedly filled with luxury and personal fulfilment. Everyone pictures it differently, but like many stories before, trouble has once again reared its ugly head inside it. Developed by Kaizen Game Works, Paradise Killer brings us a murder-mystery with a gorgeous vaporwave aesthetic, bringing open world … Read more Mini Review: Paradise Killer – A Murder-Mystery Case You’ll Definitely Want To Crack

Mini Review: OkunoKA Madness – A Fine Rival To Super Meat Boy

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past decade, chances are you’ll be quite familiar with Super Meat Boy, even if you haven’t necessarily played it. Renowned for its slick controls and brutally difficult gameplay, it was one of the most prominent games to be released on the Xbox Live Arcade back in … Read more Mini Review: OkunoKA Madness – A Fine Rival To Super Meat Boy

Mini Review: Ary And The Secret Of Seasons – A Cut-Price Zelda With A Unique Mechanic

Jumping into Ary and the Secret of Seasons – an action-adventure title – we’re immediately reminded of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker. We’re introduced to our heroine Ary, who, by playing with her toy figures, recounts an ancient story of an evil mage vanquished by a legendary warrior. Before too long, Ary is … Read more Mini Review: Ary And The Secret Of Seasons – A Cut-Price Zelda With A Unique Mechanic

Mini Review: Best Friend Forever – A Hybrid Dating Sim That Doesn’t Quite Work

The dating scene can be an unpredictable, anxiety-inducing beast. What better way to alleviate this, then, than by introducing one of the most cheerful, loveable creatures on the planet to the mix: the beloved doggo. Best Friend Forever is effectively a hybrid game, splitting your duties between looking after your own pet dog and heading … Read more Mini Review: Best Friend Forever – A Hybrid Dating Sim That Doesn’t Quite Work

Mini Review: Boomerang Fu – Light-Hearted Chaos That’s Great With Friends

The Switch is home to a lot of party games. This seemed like a given when the very first trailer for the console dropped nearly four years ago, and indeed it can often feel a bit overwhelming trying to find a decent party game in such a crowded space. Thankfully, then, we can heartily recommend … Read more Mini Review: Boomerang Fu – Light-Hearted Chaos That’s Great With Friends

Round Up: All The Games From The Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase – August 2020

Today, Nintendo decided to surprise-drop a brand new Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase, reminding us of some third-party games heading to Switch, offering up a few new announcements, and sending all of us poor folk in games media into overdrive as we scramble out of our sleepy mid-afternoon lull with no warning whatsoever. *Sigh*. Still, … Read more Round Up: All The Games From The Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase – August 2020

Mini Review: Bite The Bullet – Looks Delicious, But Lacks Fine Flavour

If we’re being honest with ourselves, we’ve all overindulged in food at some point in our lives (heck, 2020 has done a number on this writer’s belly alone). But could you imagine being able to consume literally anything and everything? You could argue that Pac-Man got there first, but Bite the Bullet is a run-and-gun … Read more Mini Review: Bite The Bullet – Looks Delicious, But Lacks Fine Flavour