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Countdown to Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Farming Simulator

Review: Farming Simulator – The Title Says It All

Hey, you. Yeah, you. Do ya like makin’ money off growin’ crops? Does the sound of a tractor engine remind ya of home?  Do ya have a profile on farmersonly.com but don’t own a farm? Are you a country boy or gal stuck in the big city? Do you wish you could simulate farming life whenever wherever? Have I got a game for you.

There are no cutting corners in Farming Simulator; it’s a simulation through and through. You won’t find neighbors to befriend or mysterious caves to explore. Just your land, crops, tractor, and you. You better like almost every aspect of modern-day farming; otherwise, you’ll be dragging your feet in the mud. At the same time, that’s what makes Farming Simulator brilliant.

Joe Dever's Lone Wolf

Review: Joe Dever’s Lone Wolf – Choose Your Own Adventure

Joe Dever’s Lone Wolf is based on Joe Dever’s classic choose-your-own-adventure series that started back in 1984. Since then there’ve been 29 entries in his series.

How does this book series translate into a video game adaptation? Through smartphones of course! Joe Dever’s Lone Wolf is a smartphone game that was ported to the Nintendo Switch with essentially all the same kinds of phone gestures. So, how do these phone controls translate to the switch? Let’s find out!

Yooka Laylee

Review: Yooka-Laylee – Neo-Rarism at its Most Mediocre

Last year saw a return to 3D platforming in video games. Games like A Hat in Time and Super Mario Odyssey. But, there’s one game that I’m forgetting; one game that deserved at least some attention. Oh yeah, Yooka-Laylee.

Many consider Yooka-Laylee to be a Kickstarter failure, a poor excuse for a modern era Banjo-Kazooie game. But, does it deserve the hate, or could there be a gem underneath all the negativity? Let’s find out.

World to the West

Review: World to the West – How the West Was Won

World to the West is a sequel to one of Rain Games’s other games called Teslagrad, which released on the Switch late last year. While Teslagrad was a 2D magnet based platformer, World to the West is more akin to a 2D Zelda adventure.

Because World to the West is incredibly similar to a 2D Zelda title, it’s really hard not to draw comparisons between the two. However, allow me to shed some light on what is unique about our little journey to the West.

1-2 Switch

Review: 1-2 Switch – Why Didn’t this Come with the Switch?

Oh, the joys of Black Friday! The marvelous time of year where people kill each other to get a few dollars off a desired guilty pleasures. What was my guilty pleasure you ask? Well, I thought I’d pick up 1-2 Switch for cheap since I had a $20 gift card at Bestbuy and they were selling it half off.

In short, worst guilty pleasure ever. But why? Let’s find out.

Chess Ultra Announced

Review: Chess Ultra – Let’s hear a Chess Ultra!

I’ve played chess since I was little and have continued to play for years. I remember my dad teaching me how to play the game. He gave me a book written by a grandmaster of chess on how to play. It had a lot of great things inside, and I really loved learning and playing.

Now, there’s a way to play chess on your Switch! There are lots of interesting designs and pleasing aesthetics to make the game super chill and enjoyable. There are a few issues with the game, but we’ll talk about that in the Chess Ultra review!

Dragonball Xenoverse 2

Review: Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 – OCs Done Right

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 is a celebration of all the years of the Dragon Ball Z anime. From the fight with Raditz to Resurrection F. Overall, I’d say it’s a pretty decent collection of all the best moments in one package. You even get to play them with your own original character (OC) based on the Dragon Ball Universe.

But, how does Xenoverse 2 hold up on a switch? Let’s find out!

Octodad: Dadliest Catch

Review: Octodad: Dadliest Catch – Where are My Haaaands?

I watched this game being played by several people last year, and it looked like a ton of fun. The people playing were having a terrible time with the controls, but that was the fun of the game. You try to be an octopus posing as a human. What a hilarious concept.

So when Octodad: Dadliest Catch was ported to the Nintendo Switch, I jumped at the opportunity to try it out.