SEN Seven Eight Nine Out In February

New zen and minimalistic puzzle game SEN Seven Eight Nine coming to the Switch this February.


Barrier X Switch Review: Sorry, Have We Started?

Blink and you'll miss it: Barrier X is one of the fastest games you'll experience in the Nintendo Switch and makes Wipeout look rusty.


Marvel’s Iron Man VR Delayed Until May 2020

Another delayed title for 2020, but it's only January and surely it's realistic to let people know sooner rather than later? The latest casualty is Marvel's…


Carly And The Reaperman Escape From The Underworld Physical Release Date

Return to the Underworld, only to escape it again in the physical release of Carly and the Reaperman Escape from the Underworld.


Leisure Suit Larry Wet Dreams Don’t Dry Switch Review: Smut

You dirty old man! Larry Laffer is back in Leisure Suit Larry Wet Dreams Don't Dry, only this time it's on the Nintendo Switch. Who'd have thought?


Is BioShock Collection really coming to the Switch?

Another possible port for the Nintendo Switch, and this time it's a corker: BioShock Collection. But is there any truth to it? Time will tell.


Cyberpunk 2077 Delayed Until September, Requires Some Polish

A lot of us were looking forward to Cyberpunk 2077 coming out in April 2020, but regrettably it's been delayed until September.


Gunma’s Ambition Review: There’s Something About Gunma

For those of you unaware, Gunma's Ambition has you playing the Japanese prefecture Gunma and its attempt to convert the rest of Japan into Gunma. Hmmmm...


SpeedRunners Demo On Nintendo Switch

A running version of Mario Kart? Is that possible? Well, that's what the word on the street is for SpeedRunners...


Party Treats Switch Review: Remember to Brush Your Teeth

Party time people! I Hope you're ready and brought your toothbrush; Party Treats is sweet. Yes, I feel sick reading that too.


Bug Academy Out Now On The Nintendo Switch

Tired of walking your way over rough terrain making deliveries? Then fly in Bug Academy. It's a lot faster.


Death Stranding PS4 Review: Keep On Keeping On

A visual masterpiece and pioneering concept, this is likely to split people for obvious reasons, but one of my best gaming and cinematic experiences.


Mosaic Release Date Announced For Nintendo Switch

The latest release date for the Switch version of Mosaic has been announced. Read the piece for an ickle bit more.


Super Mega Space Blaster Special Turbo Switch Review: Blasting One Out

Totally mucking up everyone's SEO, but is Super Mega Space Blaster Special Turbo worth it?


Kuukiyomi Consider It Switch Review: Stop Thinking About Yourself

Stop thinking about yourself for once and selflessly read my Kuukiyomi Consider It Switch Review. See what I did there?


Celebrate 80s/90s Gaming With These Royal Mail Stamps!

Celebrate 80s/90s gaming with the release of a handful of the best British games of the decade such as Lemmings, Worms and Sensible Soccer via Royal Mail.


Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training for Nintendo Switch Review: Transform Your Aging Brain!

As the cogs creak more and more, I felt it was necessary to exercise my prefrontal cortex. Here's my Dr Kawashima's Brain Training for Nintendo Switch review!


The VideoKid Switch Review: Back to Nostalgia

A skate down memory lane as you pick up the skateboard in The Videokid to relive the 80s while delivering VHS goodies. Bliss.


Super Mega Space Blaster Special Turbo Release Date

With a title like Super Mega Space Blaster Special Turbo, how can it be ignored? A retro shooter available on the platforms that matter!


Not A Hero Super Snazzy Edition Switch Review: Shield The Kids’ Ears. And Eyes.

An action-packed pixel art shooter, helping the new mayor of London, Bunnylord win the election through bullets. Remember to wash your mouth out with soap…


Weird West Coming Soon From Wolfeye Studios

New studio Wolfeye Studios, co-creators of Dishonored and Prey, announce upcoming RPG action shooter Weird West.


Real Drift Racing Switch Review: Making A Driftence

Somethings just drift away, but in Real Drift Racing, it's all contained within a track. There's no escaping it: you need skills to play this game.


There’s a Final Fantasy VII Demo Leak? The First Episode Is Just Around The Corner…

There's a Final Fantasy VII demo leak and the world has gone crazy. Not because of the leak, but it's the new year and news is scare.


PlayStation Plus Games for January 2020

January's PlayStation Plus titles have been announced and from 7th January you'll be able to play Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection and Goat Simulator.…


The Backlog Manifestation: Games to Finish in Early 2020

Even the casual gamer has a hefty backlog of games to play, but what about when you're reviewing so many on a weekly basis? They soon add up!


Redeemer Enhanced Edition Review: Start the New Year with Redemption

Start your New Year with a punch, kick, or perhaps crushing someone with a sledgehammer. Not in real life, of course. Have some manners.


Vulgar’s Top Picks for 2020: Year of the Remake

Everyone who writes about games has either given their lists for 2019 or the decade. Mine is for the upcoming titles of 2020!


Why Doesn’t Anyone Talk About Gunnar Glasses Any More?

Are gaming glasses any good? It seems Gunnar are the leading brand but why aren't people talking about them as much?


Ghost of Tsushima Gets a New Trailer and Looks STUNNING

Ghosts of Tsushima gets a further trailer and builds upon the amazing debut trailer we saw in E3 2018. Summer 2020 could not come sooner.


Untitled Goose Game Release Date Confirmed For PS4

Woot! Untitled Goose Game gets a release date of 17th December 2019 on the PS4. What are you waiting for? Honk it up.


Predator: Hunting Grounds Announced For April 2020

Another announcement from a recent State of Play, Predator: Hunting Grounds is up for an April 2020 release.


Resident Evil 3 Remake Confirmed

Resident Evil 3 remake confirmed for April 2020. There, it's in writing. Let's hope Capcom release this on time as it looks ace.


10 Second Run Returns Review: In A Little More Than 10 Seconds

What is 10 Second Run Returns in less than 10 seconds? Exactly that: a 10 second run sequel. Clever, huh?


First Impressions: Shenmue 3 | PS4

Shenmue 3 has finally been released to Johnny Public and I'm pleased to say I have an early copy. There's not enough time to go too deep as only recently got…


Super Arcade Soccer Switch Review

Another football or soccer title, depending on how you swing. Forget FIFA for 2-3 minutes and dive into my Super Arcade Soccer Switch review!


Oh…Sir!! The Insult Simulator | Switch Review

I'm sure there are other ways to research a decent insult, but it's not going to be Oh...Sir!! Insult Simulator. It's more of a grammatical errors generator.


Vampyr | PlayStation 4 Review

Vampyr is both a sleuth and an action title. Dr Jonathan Reid investigates strange goings on in London, 1918 but also fights his demons as he comes to terms…


Batman: The Telltale Series | PS4 Review

It's another Batman game, and yet again, it's a corker. I'm Batman. Actually, I shouldn't be telling you that. Forgot what I said and read the review.


First Impressions: Doraemon Story of Seasons | Nintendo Switch

A Stardew Valley clone featuring a robotic cat from the future? First impressions on the demo featuring the loveable Doraemon.


First Impressions: Ori and the Blind Forest | Nintendo Switch

It's like playing a classic 90s platform game sandwiched between a Studio Ghibli movie. Best of all, it's actually a really good game so far.


Honk if you want an Untitled Goose Game review

Another Untitled Goose Game Switch review? But this one has a twist. There's a cliffhanger at the end of it. Actually there's not, but there is in this…


Metal Slug 3 | PS4 Review

When I think run and gun, I think running with a gun. After that, I think the Metal Slug series. We are gathered here today, to review the third in the series,…


Mom Hid My Game! | Switch Review

Put WarioWare and Toridama aside for one moment as Mom Hid My Game! is a whole lotta fun on the Nintendo Switch. It's a bit short, but don't let that put you…


First Impressions: Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 | Nintendo Switch

Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 has totally messed with my SEO and permalinks. What a mouthful. These are my thoughts from playing the demo on…


First Impressions: Neo Cab | Nintendo Switch

In Neo Cab you play as driver Lina. In this demo, you play up to the point where her friend mysteriously disappears. First impressions? Read on...


Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes | PS4 Review

Travis Touchdown returns in Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes on the PS4. It's a chimera of combat, nostalgia, ramen and t-shirt designs. Doesn't make…


Ghostbusters: The Videogame Remastered | PS4 Review

Time to go back in time... wrong 80s franchise - this is all about ghosts, not friendly ones. It's all in the title - Ghostbusters: The Videogame Remastered.…


Asphalt 9: Legends | Switch Review

Not one for free-to-play games, I gave Asphalt 9: Legends a try... and since installing it, I've been playing everyday. For like, three days. Well, it's more…


Full Throttle Remastered | PS4 Review

1995 was the year that Ben got framed, some 20+ years later and he's stuck in the loop. At least he looks sharper now in Full Throttle Remastered. One of the…


PaRappa the Rapper Remastered | PS4 Review

I gotta do what? You gotta believe! That's right, folks: PaRappa the Rapper Remastered on the PS4. Experience gaming history with the dogfather of rhythm…


Do you need opposable thumbs to conquer the world? In Day of the Tentacle Remastered you do

I've now crossed that line I can never return to - I've added a PS4 review on my Nintendo blog. What better one to begin with though? Day of the Testicle -…


How to be a top trophy hunter. Really, how?

After finishing a game's story, what next? Other than doing what normal folk do and living one's life or starting a new game, some masochists opt for unlocking…


Double Dragon II | NES Online

The Lee brothers are back and to kick the arses off the Mario Bros. That might not be entirely accurate. Instead they're looking for Willy, and he isn't…


Stranger Things 3: The Game | Switch Review

It's been a few months since Stranger Things 3 came out - both the show and the game. Does the game stand up? The only spoiler I'm giving: no.


Grass Cutter: Mutated Lawns | Switch Review

A lot of people take pride in their gardens. Not me, I like to defecate on my lawn with unicorn turds. Least, that's what one can do in Grass Cutter: Mutated…


Star Soldier | NES Online

This one has been a bit of a chore. Nothing again Star Solider on the NES Online, but I don't have much to say about it. Nothing special, but an ok shooter.


The Red Strings Club | Switch Review

The Red Strings Club is a community for yarn lovers in the style of a cyberpunk adventure game. Lots of booze and deep questions such as "Where do babies come…


Taiko No Tatsujin | Switch Review

Another rhythm game? That's right, quit your whinging - this is brill. For any avid drummer, it's not gonna replace your lessons but Taiko no Tatsujin will be…


F-Zero | SNES Online

Another SNES classic, F-Zero fails to float my boat and to be honest, I'd rather be on a boat as this makes my eyes go funny. Just saying.


Brawl Brothers | SNES Online

Perhaps not the most famous of Nintendo brothers, these guys (and gals) still pack a punch. As long as you can connect one. Brawl Brothers.


The Office Quest | Nintendo Switch Review

Keeping the point and click genre alive with this fresh take on it, The Office Quest is highly recommended to adventure fans who aren't afraid of a puzzle or…


Super Soccer | SNES Online

It's coming home, it's coming home - Super Soccer's coming home on the Nintendo Switch via the SNES Online feature, football's coming home...


Skyhill | Nintendo Switch Review

The apocalypse is here, but don't let that bother our yuppy in the VIP floor of hotel Skyhill - he's fine. I don't envy his task of going down 100 floors to…


Tesla vs Lovecraft | Nintendo Switch Review

A very colourful top-down shooter on the Nintendo eShop, Tesla vs Lovecraft is a lot of fun, loads of power ups and is all based on a true story.


Starwing | SNES Online

Before Rocket Racoon hit our screens, Fox Mcloud was representing in Starwing. Or Starfox depending which galaxy you're from. Is it still good? Yes!


Maddening Euphoria | Nintendo Switch Review

Could this be the best priced puzzle game on the Nintendo eShop? There hasn't been a study, but from my results, Maddening Euphoria tops the polls.


Vice: Project Doom | NES Online

Classic 80s style gaming from a 1991 release. Drive fast cars, shoot things first-person and hit pogoing baddies with your laser whip. Vice: Project Doom…


Super Mario Kart | SNES Online

Arguably one of the best racing games from the 16-bit era, Super Mario Kart is now available on the Switch, all through the new SNES Online feature.


The Church in the Darkness | Nintendo Switch Review

It's not a horror game, but the concept is quite dark. Sneak, shoot or karate chop your way through in The Church in the Darkness to rescue your nephew. Or…


SNES Online is on the Switch!

Like a good quality smoothie, Nintendo have jammed in another console into the Switch, this time it's the SNES and SNES Online. Rejoice! We can play Super…


The Ninja Saviors: Return of the Warriors | Switch Review

The Ninja Saviors Switch review: a follow up/remaster to The Ninja Warriors franchise. Long overdue? It looks great on the Switch but does it play great?


TwinBee | NES Online

Another shooter? That's right, and TwinBee be thee name. An NES Online title that slipped through my net, but might be on par with Gradius?


Death Coming | Nintendo Switch Review

A game that focuses on death that's a lot of fun to play? You won't be judged here (unlike your prey in the game), Death Coming is a great puzzle game with…


Typoman | Nintendo Switch Review

Another type based game, but emphasis on the puzzle and platforming action, Typoman is a challenging indie title. Is it any good?


Puyo Puyo Champions | Nintendo Switch Review

The classic Puyo Puyo 2 style of play plus fever mode make this multiplayer puzzler a great alternative to Tetris. Featuring up to four players locally, and an…


Etherborn | Nintendo Switch Review

In a similar mould to The Bridge, Etherborn relies on physics to problem solve, with gravity-defying consequences. With dream-like vistas, Etherborn is a…


Mother Russia Bleeds | Nintendo Switch Review

In the style of Streets of Rage, only much more graphic, Mother Russia Bleeds is a violent side-scroller paying homage to the classic arcade beat 'em ups of…


Fallout Shelter | Nintendo Switch Review

Fallout Shelter is a companion piece to the Fallout world. However, this isn't an FPS/RPG, it's more micro-management for a vault full of dwellers, and…


Forager | Nintendo Switch Review

Forget about your life, switch off social media and chill to Forager: an exploration game with crafting, grinding and even a few dungeons. Think Stardew…


Pro Wrestling | NES Online

As a fan of wrestling games, I was pleasantly surprised how much fun, albeit it brief, I had with Pro Wrestling. Originally a NES title, but currently…


Tetsumo Party | Nintendo Switch Review

A puzzle type game where you pose your chosen character into a position that allows them to bypass on oncoming panel. Is it any good?


Virtua Racing | Nintendo Switch Review

Virtua Racing takes pole position as the best racing game currently on the Nintendo Switch. Least, I think so...


Kiai Resonance | Nintendo Switch Review

A traditional one-on-one samurai fight: no gimmicks, no combos and no jumping. Sound good? To some extent, Kiai Resonance has the potential. Why not read the…


Katana Zero | Nintendo Switch Review

Katana Zero is quite possibly the best game I've played this year. A 2D platform slasher with time manipulation? Hell yes!


Wrecking Crew | NES Online

He's gonna wreck it! Mario that is. The plumber, not that buffoon with the big hams. He's bringing his brother Luigi too. They make a mighty Wrecking Crew.


Streets of Rogue | Nintendo Switch Review

Since I got Streets of Rogue, I've had difficulty putting it down. Not only is it a great solo game but co-op too and certainly worthy of your time.


Punch-Out!! | NES Online

A lack of Mike Tyson doesn't stop this bad boy. Punch-Out!! on the NES Online is still relatively fun to play, but hard to beat.


Akane | Switch Review

Boasting a katana and pistol, Akane is a cyberpunk version of The Bride of Kill Bill fame. One hit kills are key.


Rogue Aces | Switch Review

Tally ho! Play one of two pilots in this 1940's 2D arcade shooter stuffed with dog fights, air jacking and good old fashioned carpet bombing


OTTTD | Nintendo Switch Review

Another tower defence game? Yeah, but it's one with substance and so over the top it's a must-have: OTTTD - read all about it!


Super Mario Maker 2 | Nintendo Switch Review

Mama mia (and other stereotypes and cliches), Super Mario Maker 2 is now on the Switch. Is it any good? You know it is, baby. I mean, sir/madam.


Gekido: Kintaro’s Revenge | Nintendo Switch Review

A port of a Gameboy Advance game, Gekido is a side-scrolling beat 'em up that features Tetsuo, hired zombie fighter. Or thereabouts.


My Friend Pedro | Nintendo Switch Review

I am going to do my best not to mention any bananas, Max Payne, John Woo or any reference to bullet ballet or gunplay. Looks like I did. Oh well. They made me…


Violett | Nintendo Switch Review

Most people loitering the Nintendo eShop will have by now seen Violett on there, downloaded, added it to their wishlist or even played in on the PC. Well, I…


Fortnite | Nintendo Switch Review

Surely you know what Fortnite is without having to Google it? It's a game. It's online. It's on the Switch and it's cross platform. That's it.


Tennis | NES Online

So here is Nintendo’s own Tennis. A game about the game tennis without Mario. There are tennis players though in this tennis game. By Nintendo. And you can…


Super Smash Bros Ultimate | Nintendo Switch Review

Mario smash! Pikachu smash! Snake smash! They're all here and they all smash! This version is the best. The ultimate? Perhaps....


The Original Donkey Kong | NES Online

Is Donkey Kong an essential Nintendo character? Aside from Mario and Mario Kart, there aren’t many Nintendo games that have made their mark in the arcades as…


Gradius | NES Online

Arguably one of the best shooters - certainly on the NES. Gradius opens the door to the glory days of the arcade. One of the best NES games out there.


Snipperclips | Nintendo Switch Review

‘Cut it out’ was going to be my play on words for this excerpt but that’s actually the full title Snipperclips: Cut It Out Together! Bonzer.


Beholder | Nintendo Switch Review

A state controlled management game that implements stealth, deceit, blackmail and a ban on apples. Beholder isn’t the cheeriest of games but is it any good?


Yoshi | NES Online

Open the door, get on the floor, everybody walk the dinosaur. Is Yoshi a dinosaur? He is, isn’t he? Is it a he? Who are we? Where am I?


Just Dance 2018 | Nintendo Switch Review

It has been proven: Just Dance 2018 for the Nintendo Switch helps you improve your dancing skills. May or may not be factually true, but it is kind of fun.


Morphies Law | Switch Review

Robots, Day of the Dead - travel by a jet propelled arse… what else do you want? Unicorns? Right… ok, so maybe it doesn’t have that but there are a few…


The Gardens Between | Switch Review

A storm whisks two friends away into a land that infuses their imagination and childhood memories where they must solve puzzles. For some reason or another.…


Super Dodge Ball | NES Online

Unfortunately not featuring Ben Stiller (he wasn’t that famous when this was released), this has you pitting an elite team against another, for world dodgeball…


Minecraft | Switch Review

Surely you’re not only just thinking about purchasing this for the first time, or in fact reading about it for the first time too. Where have you been - living…


Hiragana Pixel Party | Switch Review

ようこそ - that’s welcome in Japanese - all written in hiragana - the characters you learn in Hiragana Pixel Party. But can you learn Japanese this way? Here are…


Type:Rider | Switch Review

What’s your type? I like clean, minimal yet bold. We’re talking about typography right? Well I am and I’m talking about Type:Rider - a decent platform game…


Ninja Gaiden | NES Online

Ninja this-a-way, ninja that-a-way, my oh my. Not much to say other than this is a ninja game by Tecmo. It’s old, it’s dated and it’s hard.


Kirby’s Adventure | NES Online

The first Kirby game in colour! So he’s actually pink and not monochrome like we all thought. What’s this adventure like? You know what? It’s pretty, pretty…


Jotun | Switch Review

Join Thora in slaying the Jotun in Ginnungagap (the void) following her less than glorious death. Death is only the start.


The Bridge | Switch Review

Building bridges where gravity has no say, The Bridge - available of the Nintendo eShop is a visually appealing puzzle game under the influence of M.C. Escher.


Kirby Star Allies | Switch Review

He’s pink, he’s round, his feet just touch the ground - it’s Kirby and friends! Expected ingredients of a Nintendo platform game but is it any good?


Mighty Bomb Jack | NES Online

Jumpin’ jumpin’ - that’s they only thing Jack is good for. He certainly is no expert at bomb disposal and quite frankly unreliable. Do not pass Go, Jack. Do…


Mark of the Ninja Remastered | Switch Review

See your ninja reconstructed after a fall off the front door step. Actually, it’s a remaster of a classic game from 1606 and now on the Nintendo Switch. You…


Excitebike | NES Online

For adrenaline junkies there’s the thrill of speed and big air on a motorbike, for NES nostalgia, there’s Excitebike on the NES Online.


FIFA 18 | Switch Review

Already dated but is it worth having in your collection? Sure - it’s portable football in your hands. Without being carded.


Deltarune | Switch Review

The sort of sequel to Undertale. It’s very much in the same shape as its predecessor though. Let’s go on another adventure. For a bit.


Serial Cleaner | Switch Review

Get out the bucket and mop, stash some bodies and hide that magnum down your pants - it’s a bloody good stealth game available on the Nintendo eShop.


Peace, Death! | Switch Review

Let ‘em into Heaven or send ‘em to Hell in Peace, Death!. Time to ‘reap’ the rewards by judging where your clients should go.


Go Vacation | Switch Review

Time for a little break. With a choice of four resorts, Go Vacation on the Nintendo Switch is a sound destination.


Night in the Woods | Switch Review

A coming of age story about a cat who’s dropped out of college. Yeah. She plays the bass too. Currently a Nintendo eShop game, the question is: will you be…


Use Your Words | Switch Review

Use Your Words - whilst not an exclusive, arguably one of the best party games out there. Well, I think it is.


Soccer | NES Online

Football, Soccer… whatever you call it, this does not represent the beautiful game. Play it if you like, I wouldn’t. There are a handful of other……


Mario Kart 8 Deluxe | Switch Review

Do I really need to write an excerpt for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe? It’s a driving game with Mario. And carts. Spelt with a ‘k’.


1-2-Switch | Switch Review

Time for your 1-2-1 p-a-r-t-y coz you gotta, 1-2 Switch. I'm losing all interest in this type of excerpt. Game included.


Double Dragon | NES Online

Double bubble, double trouble, Double Dragon. The Lee brothers are bad dudes (not those Bad Dudes). The classic scrolling beat ‘em up in your hands. Or feet if…


Dr. Mario | NES Online

There is a plumber, and his name is Mario. Dr. Mario. *Spoiler* I really like this game and one of the best Mario games there is. Word.


Gunman Clive HD Collection Switch Review: A Rootin’, Tootin’ Platformer

Get off your horse and drink your milk. And eat cake and shoot things. Gunman Clive is a proper cowboy.


Super Mario Bros. 2 | NES Online

Not just the brothers but a princess and a mushroom too. Gooooo 80’s! Super Mario Bros. 2 introduces two more characters and now gluten free!


Cuphead Switch Review: Don’t Be A Mug

Cuphead has been released for the Switch? Our (my) prayers have been answered and can now play cartoons with my joy-cons.


The Darkside Detective Switch Review: Spooky Nostalgia

A point and click adventure that is influenced by the likes of LucasArts. Surely that's a good thing? Yup, sure is.


Ghosts ‘N Goblins | NES Online

Things that go bump in the night? Arthur dying over and over again in Ghosts ‘N Goblins, that’s what. This is a classic!


Dark Souls Remastered Switch Review: The Definitive Grind

Dead cool, dead hard, dead, dead, dead. Dark Souls Remastered. Groundhog Day for hollows only now it's on the Switch and prettier.


Super Mario Bros. | NES Online

We're the Mario Bros. and plumbing's our game, We're not like the others who get all the fame!


Undertale Switch Review: A Story That’s Been Overtold

It’s on the Switch and ‘apparently’ no one has to die. But by all means kill some of them, or kill ‘em or. Choice is yours and a generations.


Donut County Switch Review: Counting The Calories

Donut County: Do-nut use the title as a play on words, it will swallow you hole. It was late when I wrote that, but no excuse. Time for donuts!


Toridama Brave Challenge Switch Review: Don’t Be A Chicken

Reckon you can take on Toridama: Brave Challenge or are you chicken? See what I did there? Clever, ain't I? Just say yes.


Oxenfree Switch Review: Welcome To The Outer Limits

Oxenfree: A secret held on an island that isn’t Lost? Olly olly oxen free! Read all about it here!


Bad North Switch Review: They Aren’t All Bad, Right?

Bad North: A rogue-like strategy on your Switch? Things aren’t so bad. Check it out on the eShop or the free option, read this.


Tecmo Bowl | NES Online

Tecmo Bowl is an NES Online title from the original '80s game. American Football isn't really understood here in Blighty, so expect a short review.