Lapis x Labyrinth (Switch) Review

Literal Treasure Explosion

Playing Lapis x Labyrinth is the equivalent of entering a glitzy casino and witnessing every slot machine simultaneously explode with coins. There’s a dazzling aura to this 2D hack-and-slash action RPG, and cute, hyperactive visuals feed into its eye-catching wackiness.

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Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes (Switch) Review

Video Game Assassins

If you were a fan of the original No More Heroes 1 and 2 on the Wii, then you were no doubt excited when Grasshopper Manufacture’s Suda51 unveiled that there would be a new installment, Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes, on the Nintendo Switch. Travis Touchdown, anime fan and assassin, is back for another mature-rated outing with Suda51’s signature brand of over-the-top humor. As a spinoff, it’s markedly different from its predecessors, sporting top-down hack-and-slash gameplay as opposed to the series’ hyper-stylistic gore fests.

 

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Die for Valhalla (Switch) Review

Lost Vikings

Die for Valhalla isn’t just a name: death will occur often in this cartoonish 2D brawler. Inspired by Castle Crashers, indie developer Monster Couch’s game pits you and up to three friends against waves of enemies. There are a few takes on the genre, including roguelike elements and a possession mechanic, but the question is how Die for Valhalla fares with these twists.

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