Re-releasing a game from 2008 on the Nintendo Switch may not seem like a recipe for success, but it actually is if that game is De Blob, one of the coolest 3D puzzle platformers around. Now paired with the friendly Switch interface, gamers will be painting the town red, blue, green and everything else all over again.
This week Billy is checking out a chess game called Zen Chess: Mate in One, but it isn’t quite the same as a normal game of chess. Besides, you can watch Billy the time waster make some amazing chessboard victories in just one move, like magic, sort of, in a way.
Turmoil is one of the most interesting and fun business type simulations to come out in a long time, with more than enough content and style to justify AAA pricing, but is nonetheless easily available for gamers on a budget.
Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy are both staple videogame versions of the popular television shows. The latest game iterations from Ubisoft come in a dual pack for consoles, upping their game and providing a good value for those who love gameshows.
Who knew that a thousand-year-old game could make such a new splash? Chess Ultra for the Nintendo Switch plays well, and provides some of the most eye-popping backdrops for a game of chess ever created. Plus, it works great when played on a television or the portable Switch screen.
This week our Time Waster is getting lost in a wingsuit exploration game called Superflight, and its the good kind of lost!
This week Billy is checking out a mobile game called Upgrade The Game 2 that features a neat concept, but only mediocre gameplay.
Cooking Witch finds you playing the bad guy role, as you need to use children as ingredients for your potions. This of course upsets the local peasantry, who will call out the militia to hunt you down. As a budget title, Cooking Witch is a fun diversion.
A remastered visual novel, Scar of the doll takes players on a journey from a strange disappearance to the uncovering of hidden truths inside a prestigious Tokyo lab. Play as Asumi as she searches for her sister, but choose wisely because not all is as it seems, and some choices have deadly consequences.
The Adam Wolfe game is on a mission to redefine the hidden object genre by adding a great story, interesting animation, action sequences and an episodically delivered plot that will actually have you anxiously awaiting the next episode. For the most part, it succeeds.