Review

Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion Has Something To Say About Race, Acceptance and Our Right To Exist

*Needless to say, spoilers abound. Proceed with caution, fresh cephalopods* One thing I’ve always found fascinating about Splatoon’s narrative is how deep below the surface it is. To the casual player, it’s a simple online shooter. But dig a little deeper, and there’s some really touching plot that most players may never experience. The core story, the Splatoon “timel...

Why Be Cranky About Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze?

??Watch Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze from Jentas on www.twitch.tv For listeners of Infendo Radio, it’s no secret that I am not a huge fan of Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze. My wife and I played through the first three worlds together on Wii U. I played as Diddy, Dixie, and Cranky, and she played as Donkey Kong. Together we were able to conquer a lot of the game, but my goodness w...

Retro Review – Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 (Game Boy)

*Warning: mild spoilers* Wario needs money. A lot of money. You need a lot of money when trying to buy your own castle. Luckily for Wario he has been given his very own video game to get all the money he can in Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3. After being defeated by Mario in Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins, Wario travels to Kitchen Island to find money, treasure, to a steal back a golden statue...

Infendo Review – The Way Remastered (Switch)

Do You Know The Way? The Way Remastered is, you guess it, a remastered version of the 2016 PC  game The Way. The game is best described as a puzzle/platformer, usually requiring the player to explore specific, unique areas to progress. There’s a lot to experience in this title if that sounds like your cup of tea, but does it work on a broader scale? That will largely depend of your tastes fo...

Membrane Review (Switch)

Now That’s What I Call a Sticky Situation!   A man is sitting quietly in his living room, scrolling mindlessly through Facebook when, without warning, he hears a faint buzzing. A fly has flown in through the open window. It circles his head, buzzes his ear, meanders around the room for a few seconds, and lands comfortably on his leg. He stares it a for a moment, contemplating his option...

Infendo Review: Danmaku Unlimited 3 (Switch)

If you’re looking for a shoot ’em up/bullet hell-type game in a clean, professional package, Danmaku Unlimited 3 may be the answer to that search. A challenging yet oddly accommodating game, it provides the player with a set of ever increasingly difficult levels and tasks you with mastering your own ship’s movement to eliminate enemies and progress forward. There are a few unlock...

Infendo Review: WanderjahR TryAgainOrWalkAway

It’s no secret that there are a plethora of games available on the Switch. Every week, we get anywhere from five to twenty new games. And, unfortunately, it can be very difficult to sort out the good from the bad sometimes. One that should not be ignored, is WanderjahR. As far as the genre goes, this one is a little bit tough to describe. It is definitely an RPG. You have a team of four char...

Infendo Review – World To The West (Switch)

World to the West is an odd game. A top down adventure game featuring four playable heroes, the game attempts to capture on the charm of games like A Link To The Past, while calling on the multiple-heroes gameplay reminiscent of Donkey Kong 64. Each character has their own unique skills that allow them to accomplish their own tasks, which ultimately leads to a combined resolution of the goal at ha...

Celeste Mountain: Risk the Climb

“This is it, Madeline. Just breathe. Why are you so nervous?” These are the words that greet you when you start up Celeste, a narrative-driven single player precision platformer developed and published by Matt Makes Games. You would be wise to keep these words safeguarded in your mind as you make your climb up the game’s namesake mountain as Madeline; a young woman that suffers from panic at...

My Lunch in Gaming #2: Retro City Rampage DX (Switch)

I love portable gaming. So I play video games everywhere I can, including while at work. What follows are my thoughts for FEB/5/2018-FEB/9/2018 while playing Retro City Rampage DX during My Lunch in Gaming.   FEB/5/2018 On my way to my hideout I ran over a bunch of people (on accident?) while driving and earned an Achievement. This is my introduction to Retro City Rampage DX. Anyone who has p...

Let’s Get Muddy! Mutant Mudds Collection Review

By Steve Peacock Mutant Mudds Collection is a collection of two of the games that put Atooi on the map, and a bonus brand new puzzle game taking place in the same world. At only $14.99, this title is a deal that should not be passed up by any retro platforming fan. That’s right, for $5 each, you get two formerly $10 games, and a third game that has never before been released. Can’t go ...

How Would You Like that Cooked?: Super Meat Boy (Switch) Review

By Steve Peacock Meat Boy, one of the original faces of Indie games, makes his debut on Nintendo Switch. Super Meat Boy, is a tough-as-nails platformer that tasks you with saving the love of Meat Boy’s life, Bandage Girl, from the Evil Dr. Fetus. The mechanics are simple. Run to get to the goal (Bandage Girl) as quickly as possible. Jump from platform to platform to avoid certain death. And ...