GET YOUR INDIE GAME ON WITH THESE FREE XBOX CREATOR’S COLLECTION GAMES

You’d be forgiven if you hadn’t heard of (or weren’t overly familiar with) Xbox’s Creator’s Collection. Effectively the spiritual successor to Xbox Live Indie Games, Creator’s Collection games primarily focus on simple, “pick up and play” type of games from small developers/the community. The best of the best can go on to be part of the ID@Xbox program as well. This ranges from simple platformers to versions of classic games like Brick Breaker. For those of you interested in checking out some of these indie games but hesitate to put…

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Yono and the Celestial Elephants – Nintendo Switch Review

Yono and the Celestial Elephants is a tale of charm and beauty told through the trunk of the titular Yono, the Celestial Elephant who falls to the world from the sky and instantly begins to search for adventure. The world in which this adventure takes place is vibrant and interesting, detailing a civilisation that deifies elephants as a species but also takes on a darker tone as you delve further into the story. Filled with thought provoking puzzles, engaging characters and striking environments, Yono and the Celestial Elephants is a game that might just…

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Pankapu – Nintendo Switch Review

This game surprised me. In a very positive way, because when I first read about it I assumed it would be another run of the mill attempt at a platformer that probably will end up being forgotten after a week. I realise that I was wrong about it now, because Pankapu takes every chance it can to show why you should be sitting up and paying close attention to this take on a platforming adventure. This game is perfectly at home on the Nintendo Switch and will easily bring a…

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SteamWorld Dig 2 Review (Nintendo Switch)

SteamWorld Dig 2 is the latest and greatest title to come from delightful developers, Image and Form. Taking place in an alternative reality set on good ol’ Planet Earth, SteamWorld Dig 2 explores a world where in the 19th century people have already built upon and embraced the ideas and blueprints made by British inventor Charles Babbage. This means that the people of this time and going forward have embraced the idea of mechanical beings to do their work for them. Sadly, this leads to a full-scale war due to particularly advanced weapons being produced and used upon each other, wiping out most of the human race and leaving the world…

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