Kirby and the Forgotten Land Review: An Unforgettable 3D Platformer

Kirby and the Forgotten Land is a 3D Platformer developed by HAL Laboratory and published by Nintendo. It was released in March 2022 as a Nintendo Switch exclusive. MSRB is $60. The Nintendo Switch has been defined by a lineup of what I like to call "Video Game Olympic Athletes." For example: Zelda went open … Continue reading Kirby and the Forgotten Land Review: An Unforgettable 3D Platformer

Sokodice Review: Thinking Outside the Isometric Box

Sokodice is a puzzle game developed and published by The Socially Awkward Studio. It was released on PC and iOS in 2020, and on Nintendo Switch and Android in 2021. PC and Switch versions cost $6, while the iOS version costs $3, and the Android version costs $1. I played the Nintendo Switch Version. Disclaimer: … Continue reading Sokodice Review: Thinking Outside the Isometric Box

Kirby Star Allies Review: Two-Dimensional Gameplay, Multidimensional Cute

Kirby Star Allies is a 2D Action Platformer developed by HAL Laboratory and published by Nintendo. It was released exclusively for the Nintendo Switch in March of 2018. MSRB is $60. Back in the 1990s, most Platforming mascots like Mario and Sonic packed their bags and moved away to live in the Big City of … Continue reading Kirby Star Allies Review: Two-Dimensional Gameplay, Multidimensional Cute

Fast RMX Keeps Pace With its F-Zero Inspiration

Fast RMX is a anti-gravity racing game developed and published by Shin'en Multimedia. It was released as an exclusive launch title for the Nintendo Switch in March 2017. MSRB is $20. It's no secret that F-Zero is a dead franchise. And... I don't think Sony is going to do anything with the Wipeout series anytime … Continue reading Fast RMX Keeps Pace With its F-Zero Inspiration

Pokemon Legends: Arceus is the Revival That Pokemon Needs

Pokemon Legends: Arceus is an Open World JRPG developed by Game Freak and published by Nintendo. It was released in January 2021 as a Nintendo Switch Exclusive. MSRB is $60. Prelude: Not Ready for Love It's no secret that I named my blog Hookshot, Charge Beam, Revive after the three game series that impacted me … Continue reading Pokemon Legends: Arceus is the Revival That Pokemon Needs

Shin Megami Tensei V Review: God’s Favorite JRPG

Shin Megami Tensei V is an Open World JRPG developed and published by Atlus. It was released as a Nintendo Switch exclusive in November 2021. MSRB is $60. Some of my favorite fantasy novels are based on realizing old folktalkes or mythologies. For example, the Percy Jackson series asks the question, "What if the Greek … Continue reading Shin Megami Tensei V Review: God’s Favorite JRPG

Glyph Review: A Rock-Solid 3D Platformer

Glyph is a 3D Platformer developed and published by Danish indie studio Bolverk Games. It was released in February 2021 for Nintendo Switch and August 2021 on Steam. MSRB is $20. A free demo is available on the Nintendo Switch eShop. I played the Nintendo Switch version. I bought Glyph on sale intending it to … Continue reading Glyph Review: A Rock-Solid 3D Platformer