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Reviews Featuring ‘Guntech 2’ and ‘Pixel Boy’, Plus the Latest Releases and Sales – TouchArcade



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Hi there mild readers, and welcome to the SwitchArcade Spherical-Up for January 4th, 2023. It’s a quiet one at the moment, people. Just one new launch and only a few new gross sales to take a look at. Positive, there’s an enormous checklist of expiring gross sales, however that’s not very enjoyable to take a look at. So I’ve put collectively a few transient evaluations so that you can get pleasure from. They’re each very new video games, too. It’s about the perfect I can do for you provided that it looks as if everybody continues to be waking up from their New Yr’s hangover. Let’s go!

Critiques & Mini-Views

Guntech 2 ($14.99)

I actually dig what Guntech 2 is laying down. I’m a sucker for video games with thrust mechanics. You already know, Asteroids, Gravitar, and so forth. I additionally get pleasure from a great twin-stick shooter. Put the 2 collectively, and we’re most likely going to get alongside not less than a bit of. And I definitely do get together with Guntech 2, not less than a bit of. There’s rather a lot right here to love, with loads of levels to play (together with some very amusing Vacation-themed ones), a ton of weapons to unlock and improve, quite a lot of enemies to combat, and even some extra ships to pilot. There are on-line leaderboards to compete on for each stage. You can too rope in a couple of additional gamers for some ridiculously amusing sofa co-op.

There are some issues right here I’m much less thrilled with. Efficiency is up and down, with noticeable points when issues get sophisticated. Typically it’s actually arduous to see enemies and bullets in opposition to the backgrounds. It’s generally arduous to know the place the boundaries of objects are, which is an issue since you are taking collision harm. Lots of the ranges are reasonably huge and the targets aren’t all the time apparent, resulting in some wandering round attempting to determine the place you need to be going. Whereas the massive variety of ranges is a plus, some parts are used usually sufficient that it will probably generally get a bit of repetitive.

I’d think about Guntech 2 comes off a bit of higher on different platforms the place efficiency and visibility points can be much less of an issue, however even on Change that is nonetheless a reasonably good time. You’ve bought lots of parts to mess around with, and the fundamental gameplay mechanics are snappy and fulfilling. It calls again to a selected time and place in gaming historical past in a really comfy method, and people who get pleasure from extra intentionally paced motion video games will get their fill right here.

SwitchArcade Rating: 3.5/5

Pixel Boy – Misplaced within the Citadel ($11.99)

Properly, appears to be like aren’t all the pieces. I suppose neither is originality. Pixel Boy is fairly plainly impressed by the likes of Sokoban and Chip’s Problem, and when it comes to its presentation it definitely doesn’t blow previous both of these decades-old video games. However hey, we don’t come to puzzle video games for the nice appears to be like. We’re right here for the puzzles, and Pixel Boy has some good ones. Ninety-six levels in whole, and the complexity of these levels usually interprets to a couple mini-puzzles in every to resolve. The purpose in every stage is to push the purple crate to the required purpose after which head into the exit that seems. You’ll must cope with gimmicks like locked doorways, pits, fireplace, and extra. Issues unfold properly as you play, and it’ll take fairly some time to make your method via the entire levels.

In case you dislike crate-pushing puzzlers, Pixel Boy isn’t going to alter your thoughts. However when you get pleasure from that specific model of mind teaser, Pixel Boy offers you what you crave. Sokoban clones are a dime a dozen on the Change, however ones that add in additional parts in a fashion much like Chip’s Problem are a rarer beast. Pixel Boy doesn’t have very interesting graphics. The UI feels low cost. Its soundscape is pretty barren. But it surely has a bunch of devilishly-designed psychological knots to untangle, and that’s sufficient for me to suggest it.

SwitchArcade Rating: 3.5/5

New Releases

Excessive Snowboard ($7.99)

You already know it’s slim pickings when the one recreation on deck is a Pix Arts launch that was most likely cobbled collectively from a Unity Asset Retailer template. It’s a snowboarding recreation, and it someway appears to be like worse than actually any 3D snowboarding recreation I’ve ever performed. You possibly can undergo alone or with a good friend in native splitscreen play.

Gross sales

(North American eShop, US Costs)

I actually don’t have anything to say about these new gross sales. That’s all of them. All three of them. The outbox has much more in it to think about, so give {that a} cautious look-through to ensure there’s nothing in there you need. I’d think about we’ll see extra motion on the gross sales entrance later this week, so benefit from the break in your pockets whereas it lasts.

Choose New Video games on Sale

Blood Will Be Spilled ($1.99 from $14.99 till 1/24)
Feudal Alloy ($1.99 from $16.99 till 1/24)
Tyd wag vir Niemand ($1.99 from $9.99 till 1/24)

Gross sales Ending Tomorrow, Thursday, January fifth

A Juggler’s Story ($8.99 from $17.99 till 1/5)
A Place for the Unwilling ($7.49 from $14.99 till 1/5)
Ace Lawyer Turnabout Assortment ($34.99 from $59.99 till 1/5)
Creation Calendar ($4.99 from $24.99 till 1/5)
Arsonist Heaven ($3.49 from $4.99 till 1/5)
Ball laB ($2.49 from $4.99 till 1/5)
Bear’s Restaurant ($9.09 from $12.99 till 1/5)
Blow & Fly ($3.49 from $4.99 till 1/5)
Bravery and Greed ($15.99 from $19.99 till 1/5)
Capcom Arcade 2nd Stadium DLC ($29.99 from $39.99 till 1/5)
Capcom Arcade Stadium 1+2+3 DLC ($19.99 from $39.99 till 1/5)
Capcom Preventing Bundle ($38.99 from $59.99 till 1/5)
Selections That Matter: ATHWL ($1.99 from $5.99 till 1/5)
Selections That Matter: ATSWE ($1.99 from $5.99 till 1/5)
Selections That Matter: ATSWO ($1.99 from $5.99 till 1/5)

Crown Trick ($4.99 from $19.99 till 1/5)
Demonaica: Eternal Evening ($8.99 from $14.99 till 1/5)
Desktop Soccer 2 ($5.60 from $8.00 till 1/5)
Nightfall Diver 2 ($39.99 from $49.99 till 1/5)
Dustoff Heli Rescue 2 ($1.99 from $8.00 till 1/5)
Infinite Reminiscences ($16.99 from $19.99 till 1/5)
Enter Digitron: HoC ($3.19 from $7.99 till 1/5)
Epic Chef ($6.24 from $24.99 till 1/5)
Feather ($3.59 from $9.99 till 1/5)
Flying Neko Supply ($16.99 from $19.99 till 1/5)
Forklift Excessive ($3.99 from $9.99 till 1/5)
Galactic Wars EX ($3.99 from $7.99 till 1/5)
Gibbon: Past the Timber ($7.49 from $14.99 till 1/5)
Golf With Your Buddies Deluxe ($8.,09 from $26.99 till 1/5)
Hokko Life ($13.99 from $19.99 till 1/5)

Kao the Kangaroo Bundle ($20.99 from $34.99 till 1/5)
King of Seas ($6.24 from $24.99 till 1/5)
Kirakira Stars Idol Venture Reminiscences ($14.00 from $28.00 till 1/5)
Kwaidan Azuma Manor Story ($4.99 from $24.99 till 1/5)
Lacuna ($1.99 from $19.99 till 1/5)
LootLite ($3.49 from $4.99 till 1/5)
Lucid Cycle ($3.49 from $6.99 till 1/5)
Mad Bullets ($4.49 from $14.99 till 1/5)
Marco and the Galaxy Dragon ($13.99 from $19.99 till 1/5)
Mercenaries Blaze: DotTD ($11.99 from $19.99 till 1/5)
Mercenaries Saga Chronicles ($7.49 from $14.99 till 1/5)
Milk inside a bag of milk… ($6.39 from $7.99 till 1/5)
Mixolumia ($11.25 from $15.00 till 1/5)
Mokoko X ($5.74 from $11.49 till 1/5)
Monster Hunter Rise + Sunbreak ($39.99 from $69.99 till 1/5)

Monster Sanctuary ($6.79 from $19.99 till 1/5)
Shifting Out Deluxe ($8.24 from $32.99 till 1/5)
Homicide on the Marine Specific ($2.49 from $4.99 till 1/5)
My Time at Portia Deluxe ($9.59 from $31.99 till 1/5)
Narita Boy ($6.24 from $24.99 till 1/5)
Neon Abyss Deluxe ($11.19 from $27.99 till 1/5)
Oceanhorn 2: KotLR ($17.99 from $29.99 till 1/5)
Oceanhorn: MoUS ($3.74 from $14.99 till 1/5)
Orbital Bullet ($13.39 from $19.99 till 1/5)
Our Fantasy Quest ($4.20 from $14.00 till 1/5)
Fairly Ladies Mahjong Solitaire ($3.59 from $5.99 till 1/5)
Fairly Ladies Velocity ($4.19 from $5.99 till 1/5)
Rabi-Ribi ($17.99 from $29.99 till 1/5)
Resident Evil 4 ($9.99 from $19.99 till 1/5)
Retro Metropolis Rampage DX ($5.99 from $14.99 till 1/5)

Rise of the Slime ($3.74 from $14.99 till 1/5)
Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos ($5.99 from $19.99 till 1/5)
Run Field Run ($1.99 from $4.99 till 1/5)
Faculty Race GP ($3.00 from $10.00 till 1/5)
Seven Pirates H ($31.99 from $39.99 till 1/5)
Shadows of Adam ($7.49 from $14.99 till 1/5)
Shakedown: Hawaii ($5.99 from $19.99 till 1/5)
Sky Rogue ($4.99 from $19.99 till 1/5)
Sq. Keeper ($2.49 from $4.99 till 1/5)
Sumire ($1.99 from $9.99 till 1/5)
Superola CE ($3.49 from $4.99 till 1/5)
Floor Rush ($2.49 from $4.99 till 1/5)
Sword of the Necromancer ($3.74 from $14.99 till 1/5)
Desk of Tales: TCC ($7.99 from $19.99 till 1/5)
The Battle of Polytopia ($7.49 from $14.99 till 1/5)

The Serpent Rogue ($9.99 from $19.99 till 1/5)
Thunder Child II: Null Mission ($4.79 from $7.99 till 1/5)
Thunder Child: HftRE ($4.79 from $7.99 till 1/5)
To Be Or Not To Be ($1.99 from $6.99 till 1/5)
Final ADOM: CoC ($9.99 from $19.99 till 1/5)
Voodoo Detective ($11.99 from $14.99 till 1/5)
Waifu Affect ($2.49 from $4.99 till 1/5)
Wind of Shuriken ($5.59 from $7.99 till 1/5)
XEL ($9.49 from $18.99 till 1/5)
Yoku’s Island Specific ($3.99 from $19.99 till 1/5)
Yonder: Cloud Catcher Chronicles ($11.99 from $29.99 till 1/5)
Yooka-Laylee ($3.99 from $39.99 till 1/5)
Yooka-Laylee & the Unimaginable Lair ($4.49 from $29.99 till 1/5)

That’s all for at the moment, buddies. We’ll be again tomorrow with summaries of a number of new releases because the eShop slowly thaws out, plus no matter new and expiring gross sales are on faucet for the day. I hope you all have an exquisite Wednesday, and as all the time, thanks for studying!