[REVIEW] A Rose in the Twilight


A Rose in the Twilight
Developer: Nippon Ichi Software
Publisher: NIS America
Available on: Vita (reviewed), PC
Price: $19.99


A Rose in the Twilight is a dejected and atmospheric fairy tale surrounding the unlikely pairing of a cursed girl and her stone giant companion, as they attempt to flee the castle in which she’s held captive. Its unique aesthetic and gameplay hook pair nicely with the game’s portrayal of blood as a life force, ultimately presenting a memorably gloomy tale that fans of the Brothers Grimm should no doubt enjoy.

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Switch Player Wrap-Up (Week of May 8th)

Hey, folks! I just wanted to keep everyone up to date on what I’ve been working on throughout the last week over at SwitchPlayer.net. If you already follow my news antics over there, then I apologize for double-posting and thank you for your support! Or maybe I don’t. It’s a surprise, really.

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[REVIEW] TumbleSeed

TumbleSeed
Developer: aeiowu
Publisher: aeiowu
Available on: Nintendo Switch (reviewed), PS4, PC
Price: $14.99

It’s rare for a game to infuriate me to the point of rage quitting every single time I play it, but where many others have failed TumbleSeed did not. The number of curse words uttered in a single sitting increased exponentially as time went on, which is deceiving for a game that looks and sounds this adorable. However, despite its novel ideas, the wonderful aesthetic and calming tunes, TumbleSeed’s borderline absurd level of randomized difficulty, even by rogue-like standards, severely got in the way of my enjoyment.

Git gud, indeed.

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