Sparkle Unleashed is sort of a spin-off of Sparkle 2. Not to be confused with Sparkle 2: Evo, Sparkle 2 was a marble shooter from 10tons, not the evolution simulator from Forever Entertainment. Slightly confusing, for sure. Marble shooters are on the more casual side of genres, they don’t appear too often on gaming stores these days but there is an audience for them, even if they’re not for me personally.
Let’s just get it out of the way, Blossom Tales wears its heart of its sleeve. There’s literally no other comparison to be made as it’s basically a copy of The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. From the artwork to the gameplay it’s A Link to the Past through and through. And, as one of my favourite games of all-time, I was both hugely excited to play Blossom Tales and also a little wary, how can it possibly live up to a classic? If you’re not going to make it as good or better, why bother? Does it live up to it? Well, let’s find out.
Ratalaika Games have been porting their catalogue across to the Switch for a while now, and their games tend to be of good quality. From League of Evil to I and Me, there is definitely a decent pedigree being established. One More Dungeon is the latest game of theirs to hit the eShop, but is it also worth your time?
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8Bitdo have always been famous for their retro inspired Bluetooth controllers, but only recently have they gained more mainstream attention with their focus on making their products compatible with the unstoppably successful Nintendo Switch.
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