Jemma Casson


48 games reviewed
73.9 average score
75 median score
64.4% of games recommended
Scores 12.5 higher than average

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Jemma Casson

VA-11 Hall-A: Cyberpunk Bartender Action is a unique experience that's literally a book in game form. Mixing drinks and changing lives proves to be a blast as you interact with many interesting characters. There's loads of reading to do here but as long as you're ready to read a novel while you play, this is one book, er, game that you won't want to put down.

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6.5 / 10.0 - Iron Snout
Jun 5, 2019

Iron Snout is a simple, fun game that probably makes more sense on a smartphone. At $4.99 it's not going to break your piggy bank, but keep in mind that it probably won't keep your interest for more than an hour or two.

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7.5 / 10.0 - Skyhill
May 14, 2019

Skyhill is a challenging and fun point-and-click adventure game with the seemingly simple premise of escaping a skyscraper during an apocalypse. A hunger meter adds an extra level of strategy as you rummage hotel rooms and sleigh grotesque mutants. It's an atmospheric and addictive experience that's worth checking out.

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8 / 10.0 - Peasant Knight
May 7, 2019

Peasant Knight is a fun platformer runner with a tough edge. The simple design compliments its shorter levels, but don't be fooled – this challenging title requires quick reflexes. If running, jumping, and dying repeatedly is your thing, definitely give this one a go.

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7.5 / 10.0 - SpellKeeper
Apr 30, 2019

SpellKeeper is an addictive puzzle game that finds the right balance between teasing the brain and comforting it. It presents a unique premise and enough content to keep puzzle fans busy for quite a few hours.

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7 / 10.0 - Metagal
Apr 17, 2019

Metagal is a fun platformer. It could do with more content, but what's there is an enjoyable ride with incentive to replay. At $4.99, it's a bargain that's worth checking out if you're a platforming enthusiast or Mega Man fan looking for a little action on the side.

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7.5 / 10.0 - 12 is Better Than 6
Apr 5, 2019

12 is Better Than 6 provides quick, intense battles coupled with a great soundtrack and visuals. I had an enjoyable time in the Wild West – much more than expected. A few tweaks could go a long way, but as it is, I highly recommend this game to anyone looking for something unique in the twin-stick genre.

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Jemma Casson
Mar 24, 2019

I had more fun with Warplanes: WW2 Dogfight than I expected. It isn't a game I'd normally consider if I wasn't reviewing it. I feel that like-minded players will miss out because of this, while genuinely hard-core pilots will be disappointed by the simplicity of the dogfights. I was genuinely surprised by the game's level of depth outside the cockpit and how much I enjoyed it. If you like simple shooters and sims that extend beyond the tarmac, I'd consider checking this one out.

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Jemma Casson
Mar 14, 2019

This fun game is a great addition to the LEGO collection of games. It's not my favorite game (will anything ever beat LEGO Star Wars?) but it's well made and entertaining. The mix of exploration, sandpit and story elements makes it feel fresher than recent LEGO games. Plus it's just plain cool to walk around as Emmet or Wildstyle while talking to the likes of Batman and Unikitty. It's worth checking out, especially if you're a fan of the movie.

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8.5 / 10.0 - Downwell
Mar 1, 2019

Downwell is fun, addictive and visually distinct vertically scrolling shooter/platformer. It's tough enough to challenge you without being too frustrating, and will scratch that retro platforming itch in a whole new way. Check it out.

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5 / 10.0 - Guess the Word
Feb 25, 2019

Guess the Word is a one-trick pony, with no bells or whistles nor any reason to keep playing after the first round. It's squarely targeted at younger kids, but the difficulty levels aren't right either. Steer clear unless you insist on using your Switch to spell random words.

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7.5 / 10.0 - Apocalipsis
Feb 18, 2019

Apocalipsis is an interesting adventure that sports a uniquely melancholic aesthetic. The setting and mood won't be to everyone's tastes, but if you're looking for something different and have the patience for the point-and-click style, this one is worth checking out.

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Feb 11, 2019

JackQuest: The Tale of the Sword is an addictive combination of Mario's platforming design with the exploration and sword-slashing of a metroidvania. It's a ton of fun that's quick and easy to pick up and play in shorts bursts – which have a habit of becoming longer play sessions. Where does the time go? Platformer fans should consider picking this one up.

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Jan 29, 2019

Octahedron: Transfixed Edition is a fun and challenging platformer with a strong reliance on psychedelic visual and musical elements to get you through – think Mario crossed with Tron. It's challenging, with loads to do, and could be the game to scratch that completionist itch.

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Jemma Casson
Jan 15, 2019

Rock Boshers is retro done right. It balances familiarity and freshness, with excellent visuals and soundtrack. The high difficulty may put off some players, but if you're a glutton for punishment, there's plenty to keep you going for hours.

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8 / 10.0 - Double Cross
Jan 11, 2019

Double Cross is a fun ride – it's a tough platformer with interesting characters that blends the futuristic feel of Mega Man with some of the classic elements of a great Mario game. Solving the mystery behind an attack on your base gives the game its own edge that makes it fun and engaging. Check it out!

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Jemma Casson
Jan 1, 2019

A dark game with a satirical edge, this is an addictive, fun and challenging game. The concept is unique with only a few frustrations, like a steep learning curve and sometimes fiddly controls, that stop this from being truly great. Worth checking out!

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4.5 / 10.0 - Shadow of Loot Box
Dec 29, 2018

Shadow of Loot Box is meant to be a parody of everything that's annoying about gaming tropes. Unfortunately, the humor is little more than sprinkling every single undesirable gaming element into one game, missing the mark and creating something less than fun.

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6 / 10.0 - I Am The Hero
Dec 28, 2018

I Am The Hero is love letter to classic brawlers, though it's not as good as those of yesteryear. It lacks a story and it's over too quickly, but it could scratch that fighter itch if you're looking to kill a few hours.

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8 / 10.0 - Rival Megagun
Dec 18, 2018

Rival Megagun successfully blends the tried-and-true shmup formula with a competitive fighter. The single-player is fun though a little short, but the multiplayer mode offers plenty of options for all-out shooter battles with your friends.

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