Although it began life as a Game Awards-nominated mobile title in 2017, Broken Rules' silent narrative puzzle game Old Man's Journey has just made its official console debut on the Nintendo Switch. It's a unique gem that successfully combines environmental puzzle solving and narrative storytelling, and the end result is something truly special that shouldn't … Continue reading [REVIEW] The Poignant Puzzler ‘Old Man’s Journey’ Should Not Be Slept On
A few years ago I had the opportunity to freelance a review for The Fall's Xbox One launch, where I referred to it as "a 2D sci-fi point and click adventure game that feels like a cross between Limbo, Blackthorne, and Monkey Island if they were all written by Philip K. Dick." It was a fantastically written sci-fi tale … Continue reading [REVIEW] ‘The Fall Part 2: Unbound’ is a Disappointing Sequel to One of the Best Sci-fi Games I’ve Ever Played
Knight Terrors Developer: Freak Zone Games Publisher: Nicalis Available on: Nintendo Switch (reviewed) Price: $2.99 USD In a nutshell: Ghosts n' Goblins meets Flappy Bird Serving up equal parts Ghosts n' Goblins and Flappy Bird, Freak Zone Games' Knight Terrors is an affordably priced pick-up-and-play arcade game that's as addictive as it is simplistic. It's … Continue reading [REVIEW] Knight Terrors
This week's episode of the CA! Radio podcast is now available for your listening pleasure! Chuck Zodl and I discuss Wrestlemania 33 for some reason, update our feelings on Breath of the Wild and Persona 5, dig in to a few Nindies like Has-Been Heroes and Blaster Master Zero, and fail to understand the reasoning … Continue reading CA! Radio Episode 122: Wrestling with PR
The Nintendo Switch has been on store shelves (more or less) for a little over a month, and with only one large-profile release thus far I've been padding my collection with smaller indie titles. I love The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, but variety is, indeed, a spice of life. Even with its … Continue reading 10 Existing Indies that Need a Home on the Nintendo Switch
The fine folks at Nicalis are bringing the definitive edition of indie darling Cave Story to the Nintendo Switch on June 20th in both physical and digital formats. In a PR e-mail received earlier today, the official price is set at $29.99 for either version. So what makes this release "definitive?" Similar to The Binding … Continue reading Cave Story+ Gets Physical, Physical. Oh, and a Launch Date.