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Welcome to Mr. Panda’s Video Game Reviews

Hello, and thank you for visiting my page! I am a lifelong gamer and have been playing video games since I was a child. I own every major Nintendo system from the NES to the Switch. The purpose of this page is to share my opinions on video games, and I write my reviews with the hope of helping you make informed decisions on video games. I focus on newer games, but I also delve into older games every now and then. Please feel free to read, share what you think in the comments, and enjoy! And check out my YouTube channel for video reviews, discussions, gameplay, and more!

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Super Mario Party (Switch) Review

A Super Star Shindig

Mario Party is one of those series that most gamers have played at least once, whether as the host of Mario’s minigame shenanigans or as an unwilling participant to an all-night 50-turn board game. Once a yearly franchise, the series hasn’t seen a console release since Mario Party 9 and 10 controversially changed key gameplay mechanics. That is, until now, with the Nintendo Switch release of Super Mario Party, which restores the core experience, alongside a handful of new modes.

Here’s my Video Review for your viewing pleasure!

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Disgaea 1 Complete (Switch) Review

The Hour of Darkness Returns, Dood!

It’s hard to think of Japanese developer Nippon Ichi Software without associating it with Disgaea. The strategy RPG series put the company on the map, and its iconic penguin-like Prinnies have become synonymous with their brand. Disgaea 1 Complete, an HD remaster of the original PlayStation 2 title Disgaea: Hour of Darkness, is a return to the franchise’s roots. This rerelease hasn’t aged as well as its sequels, but it remains a solid unconventional take on the genre.

Here’s my Video Review for your viewing pleasure!

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Assassin’s Creed Odyssey (PS4) Review

Greek Life

Hot off the heels of Assassin’s Creed Origins, Ubisoft brings its stealth, action-adventure series to the captivating world of ancient Greece with Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. This latest installment enhances its predecessor’s RPG elements and offers players more agency in developing the main character. In fact, choice is one of the game’s core highlights. You are able to alter fate and influence numerous outcomes through dialogue choices and key decisions.

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Play as Alexios or Kassandra, both fierce misthios mercernaries.

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Broken Sword 5: The Serpent’s Curse (Switch) Review

If It Ain’t Broke…

As a fan of point-and-click adventure games, I thoroughly enjoyed the intriguing narrative and logic puzzles in the first Broken Sword titled The Shadow of the Templars. Although the last couple entries took the series in different artistic directions, I was excited for the franchise’s return to form with its fifth title, Broken Sword 5: The Serpent’s Curse.

Here’s my Video Review for your viewing pleasure!

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SNK Heroines ~Tag Team Frenzy~ (Switch) Review

The Queen of Fighters

SNK is a Japanese company best known for the Neo Geo gaming system and a flood of fighting games. Its latest creation, SNK Heroines ~Tag Team Frenzy~, answers the question: what if you gathered only the developer’s female characters, put them in silly fanservice outfits, and forced them to fight against their will? Okay, that sounds creepy, but this game doesn’t shy away from doing what it takes to achieve its appeal.

Check out the leading ladies in action in my Video Review!

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