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After thirteen long years, the Disney world-hoping adventure, Kingdom Hearts 3, finally released to the delight of its many fans. The game starts off slow, bogged down by long cinematics and a surprise prologue, Kingdom Hearts II.9. That's the roman numeral II with a decimal point. I mean, I love Kingdom Hearts and you can … Continue reading Sordid Hercules Tales You Won’t Find In Kingdom Hearts
Nintendo's Indie Highlight presentation was definitely looking to promote games with eye-catching blends of genre. Indies have always been about unique experiences, but I have never fought off a zombie with metal or played cards in a steam-punk fantasy world. However hard these games will be to explain, it's clear 2019 is going to be … Continue reading 4 Genre-Defying Indies Coming to the Switch in 2019
At the turn of the year, 'top' lists are impossible to avoid. Everyone has them for almost every category you can think of. There's the traditional best games of the year, and some more unusual choices, like Game Informers' top dorks of the year list. Now that we are headed into February, these lists have … Continue reading Are These Nintendo’s ‘Top 20’ Indie Games of All Time?
Maybe I'm a sucker, but honestly, I love hearing "and it's out now" after a game presentation. Like a placebo that still works even if you know it's just sugar, I always get excited hearing it. Nintendo treated me to this gaming sugar rush not once, but three times during its Indie Highlights show today. … Continue reading 3 Games From Nintendo’s Indie Highlights You Can Play Right Now
Inmost, a creepy adventure in pixel packaging, has been on my radar since last August and it looks like the developers, Hidden Layer Games, are ready to unveil it this year. They ecstatically took to Twitter today to express their excitement in the aftermath of Nintendo's Indie Highlights presentation. https://twitter.com/HLGteam/status/1088076739631288322 The second game to be … Continue reading Inmost’s Developer Accomplishing ‘Dream’ by Releasing on Switch This Year
Nintendo kicked off today's Indie Highlights presentation with Chucklefish's turn-based tactical game, Wargroove, releasing remarkably soon. The game will be available on February 1st which, for those of you who, like me, haven't quite adjusted to the year 2019, is next Friday. Chucklefish, indie developer and publisher best known for Stardew Valley, first announced the … Continue reading Wargroove Finally Coming to Switch Next Week