Lee Chesnalavage

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    The Hundred Year Kingdom Review (Switch)

    THE HUNDRED YEAR KINGDOM REVIEW (SWITCH)   The Hundred Year Kingdom is a simple city-building and resource management sim but on the smallest scale I have ever seen. With the help of a handful of anime Goddesses (inspired by real mythology) you play as The Creator, a kind of...
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    6Souls Review (Xbox Series S)

    6SOULS REVIEW (XBOX SERIES S)   In this beautifully pixelated hardcore platformer, adventurer Jack and his talking canine companion Butch journey to an abandoned castle to presumably find treasure but end up stumbling into the evil plan of a warlock who has trapped the Clifford family into Soul Crystals....
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    Pumpkin Jack Review (Xbox Series S)

    PUMPKIN JACK REVIEW (XBOX SERIES S)   Pumpkin Jack, from singular/lone developer Nicolas Meyssonnier, tries to kickstart a resurgence of classic 3D platformers, and it’s not a terrible attempt at doing so either. It’s only a matter of time before we’ll see a tidal wave of 3D platformers, and...
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    Foreclosed Review (PlayStation 4)

    FORECLOSED REVIEW (PLAYSTATION 4)   Foreclosed takes place in a dystopian Cyberpunk America where identities are owned by corporations. It’s May 3rd 2084, and Evan Kapnos wakes to find out his employer Securtech has gone bust. This means his identity is up for auction. To prevent him from leaving...
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    Greak: Memories of Azur Hands-On

    Greak: Memories of Azur is a story about family set against the classic backdrop of cute good guys versus ugly bad guys. The good guys (the Courine; cute Elven-Hobbitish creatures) have established peace and harmony in Azur but the bad guys (the Urlag; Slimey, hairy and insectoid abominations) want...
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    Hands-On: Super Magbot (Switch)

    HANDS-ON: SUPER MAGBOT (SWITCH)     Super Magbot sounds like a game that was backward-engineered from a Game Jam competition. In this environmental platformer Super Magbot must journey across various planets without jumping. That might seem strange for a platformer, where one of the traditional core mechanics is jumping...
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    Glyph Review (Switch)

    GLYPH REVIEW (SWITCH)   In this rolling puzzle platformer a robotic dung beetle called Anobi wakes Glyph up from a deep sleep to help aid it in finding the lost Temple City of Aaru. Buried under the sand by a corrupt machine, Glyph must restore the Temple of Aaru...
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    Essays on Empathy Review (PC)

    ESSAYS ON EMPATHY REVIEW (PC)   Essays on Empathy is a compilation of 10 short games by Deconstructeam, a Spanish development team whose games have an emphasis on telling great stories through narration instead of bombastic action. If you’re not familiar with Deconstructeam you might have heard of The...
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    Deiland: Pocket Planet Review (Switch)

    DEILAND: POCKET PLANET REVIEW (SWITCH)   A crystal crash-lands on the minor planet Deiland, and out of that crystal comes Arco – a 10 year old boy who must defend the island’s fauna and flora from monsters. To survive on this tiny planet Arco must harvest crops, grow trees,...