Author: Andy Corrigan

Game completion 2019 #16 – Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite

Platform: Xbox One Developer: Capcom Publisher: Capcom Enjoyable comic book nonsense in what I think is Capcom’s first proper story mode in a fighter? The mechanics may not be as tight as Street Fighter, nor the game as fun as

Game completion 2019 #15 – The Swords of Ditto: Mormo’s Curse

Platform: Switch Developer: One Bit Beyond Publisher: Devolver Digital An enjoyable Zelda-styled roguelike that centres around a recurring curse (recursing?!) on the village of Ditto. I’ve just completed my first run, only to be thrown back in a later era,

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Game completion 2019 #14 – Gato Roboto

Game: Gato Roboto Platform: Switch Developer: Doinksoft Publisher: Devolver Digital A highly enjoyable and suitably succinct Metroid homage. Short but sweet.

Game completion 2019 #13 – New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe

Game: New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe Platform: Switch Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo A typical b-tier Nintendo game in that it won’t blow your socks off, but is a good time nonetheless.

Game completion 2019 #12 – Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon

Game: Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon Platform: Switch Developer: Inti Creates Publisher: Inti Creates Castlevania is one of those series I’d never gotten to outside of Lords of Shadow, but with this 8-bit (but somewhat modernised) platformer heavily inspired by

Game completion 2019 #11 – Mortal Kombat 11 (story mode)

Game: Mortal Kombat 11 Platform: Switch Developer: Netherrealm Studios (ported by Shiver) Publisher: WB Games Mortal Kombat 11 carries on the series’ path of having the most schlocky, 80s-style b-movie gorefest for a plot, and it’s as enjoyable as any

Game completion 2019 #10 – Dead Cells

Game: Dead Cells Platform: Switch Developer: Motion Twin Publisher: Motion Twin A game I desperately wanted to play last year but just never got around to. A wonderful roguelike, with combat that’s just so much fun that starting from the

Game completion 2019 #9 – Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

Game: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Platform: PS4 Developer: From Software Publisher: Activision Sekiro is both From Software’s friendliest game, but also its hardest to master. I loved it overall, but there were a couple of sour points that mean I’ll

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Game completion 2019 #8 – Shovel Knight

Game: Shovel Knight Platform: Switch Developer: Yacht Club Games Publisher: Yacht Club Games I rage quit this early into the Switch’s life, but having gone back I think I just never bothered to engage with its systems, which made it

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Game completion 2019 #7 – Diablo III: Eternal Collection

Game: Diablo III: Eternal Collection Platform: Switch Developer: Blizzard Entertainment Publisher: Blizzard Entertainment Second time playing through this and had even more fun this time around. A fine fit on the Switch.

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