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Vaporum – The Switch Island Review

Another brilliant RPG for Nintendo Switch Remember those old fashioned grid based Windows screensavers from Windows 98? Ever wished that you could play it as a game? Wish no more! […]

Firewatch – The Switch Island Review

Taking place in 1989, Firewatch is a first-person adventure set in Wyoming’s Shoshone National Forest. You play as Henry, a man whose life has been turned upside down by personal […]

Awesome Pea – The Switch Island Review

Awesome Pea is a simple old school platformer created in a style reminiscent of the original dot matrix Gameboy games. You control your protagonist pea using your thumb stick / […]

Q.U.B.E. 2 – The Switch Island Review

Q.U.B.E. 2 is a first-person puzzle platformer, comprised of escape rooms which require lateral thinking and physics-based manipulation to solve. As such, comparisons to Portal are inevitable, but these rooms […]

>OBSERVER_ : Impressions

I was immediately excited for this game. An investigative horror game set in a Blade Runner-y dystopia! Not only did I start thinking about re-reading everything by Philip K Dick, […]

Xeodrifter – The Switch Island Review

Xeodrifter is an 8-bit Metroidvania Indie game that has been stripped back to its roots. But don’t let that fool you, this game is brutal. Simplistically brutal, shall we say, […]

Membrane – The Switch Island Review

Nearly two years on from the release of our beloved Switch and one of the worst parts still remains unchanged – the eShop. Of all the digital marketplaces out there, […]

FutureGrind – The Switch Island Review

FutureGrind, as well as being my Auntie Pat’s favourite music genre, is also the name of this eye-popping stunt racer from Milkbag Games. Funnily enough, “Milkbags” was also my Auntie’s […]

Gris – The Switch Island Review

Even in an age where the case for games being recognised as art has never been more compelling… where do I begin with this one? GRIS is the first release […]