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There Are Way Too Many Metroid-Style Games Coming Out Next Month

There's basically one every week until August is over.
Patrick Klepek
7.26.18
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'Captain Toad' Is Basically Upside-Down Mario, and That's Why It's Great

'Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker' is a gem of smart, delightful puzzle design.
Danielle Riendeau
7.19.18
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It's a Great Month to Have a Nintendo Switch

Among 'Octopath Traveler,' 'Captain Toad,' and 'Hollow Knight,' we have our hands full.
Danielle Riendeau
7.16.18
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PINBALL

'Yoku's Island Express' Is Metroid Plus Pinball, And It's Sooooooooooo Good

You're not the only one who didn't know this game existed. Let's fix that.
Patrick Klepek
6.1.18
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'DKC: Tropical Freeze' Is Special Because It Respects Skill And Curiosity

I’m very glad that people will finally play one of 2014’s best and most overlooked games, now that it’s on the Switch.
Danielle Riendeau
5.4.18
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Managing Switch's Memory Without an SD Card Has Become Its Own Mini-Game

Which games are getting the axe next? Watch out, 'Bayonetta.'
Patrick Klepek
5.3.18
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What Game Should I Play on My Way to PAX East?

I'm drowning in options over here. HELP.
Austin Walker
4.4.18
Darkest Dungeon
Darkest Dungeon

'Darkest Dungeon' Proves Adapting for the Switch Is Harder Than It Looks

A harsh reality check from a game that seemed destined for Switch greatness.
Rob Zacny
1.30.18
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Review

'Celeste,' the Ultra Hard Platformer That Also Wants to Give You a Hug

Not many games about death feel this warm, inviting, and playful. It's also very fun to play.
Patrick Klepek
1.26.18
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These Brilliantly Bizarre Cardboard Toys Are Why Nintendo Matters

If Nintendo was only producing software, not hardware, something this strange wouldn't exist.
Patrick Klepek
1.18.18
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Super Mario Maker

Nearly 2,000 Hours Later, Player Still Can't Beat Their 'Mario Maker' Level

Braden Moor has been trying to beat his own nightmare, Trials of Death, since December 2015. He still hasn't.
Patrick Klepek
1.10.18
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Nintendo’s Miiverse Is Dead, But Someone’s Archived Everything

One of the company’s more interesting experiments isn’t fully gone.
Patrick Klepek
1.3.18