My Time With Switch Fix – Accessory Review

If you’re anything like me, you often find yourself looking through different websites based around gaming, accessories etc. I love looking for new and different peripherals to accentuate my games consoles. My latest recent discovery is the Pro-Controller accessory for Nintendo Switch, the Switch Fix. The Switch Fix was designed by Gamer Austin Stark. We […]

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Apocryph – Review (Nintendo Switch)

Developer: Bigzur Games Publisher: Bigzur Games Release Date: Out Now Price: £11.99 // $14.95 Eshop Page: Apocryph eshop page Going back years in my gaming life I look fondly on my memories of the First Person  Shooter genre. The hours and days/nights that I have ploughed into games such as Hexen, Doom, Quake and Wolfenstein are […]

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April Nintendo Direct Inbound?

So unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last week or so you will undoubtedly have heard the rumours abound that we are getting possibly another Nintendo Direct this month. Now whilst we don’t want to get too excited, we cant help but wonder if there will be a new info burst from […]

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Turok – Review (Nintendo Switch)

Developer: Nightdive Studios Publisher: Nightdive Studios Release Date: 18/03/2019 (Switch) Price: £15.79 / $19.99 Eshop Page: Turok Dinosaur Hunter eshop Page Okay let me start by saying the minute I received the email saying I could review this game from my childhood I was almost dancing around the room like a member of S Club […]

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Beat Cop – Review (PS4)

Developer: Pixel Crow Publisher: 11 bit studios Release Date: Out Now Platforms: PS4 (Reviewed) / XboxOne / Switch Web Page: Beat Cop Official Site  Designed as a homage to all things procedural cop shows of the 1980s this wonderful and retro game has a style all of its own so, let’s turn up the radio, strut […]

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Trials Rising (Beta) Launches Today

Today marks the start of the Beta for the upcoming release of the next instalment in the Ubisoft franchise Trials Rising. The Beta is launching on all platforms INCLUDING Nintendo Switch! We were pleased to hear the Switch would get the same treatment as its competitors. If you have pre-loaded the beta onto your console […]

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Buy us a coffee?

Hey guys, Allow me to introduce myself, I’m Neal and I sort of run this whole thing. I’ll tell you a little about myself, I’m 36 and have a real passion for gaming. I started my gaming off years ago and remember getting my first Atari and NES system and I haven’t looked back since! […]

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Observer – Review (Nintendo Switch)

Developer: Bloober Team Publisher: Bloober Team Release Date: 07/02/2019 Price: £26.99 / $29.99 Observer eshop page When I first heard the gritty and dark sci-fi themed game Observer was coming to Nintendo Switch I was really excited as I felt the game would be served well by the home/hybrid console. Did this gritty thriller push […]

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Twitter Giveaway

For any of you readers who are on twitter or for those of you thinking about joining up to the legendary Twitterverse, we are holding a competition on our Twitter account. Simply go to twitter and search for @AncientReviews and our pinned tweet will give you all the details. Thanks to the lovely folks over […]

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Bedtime Blues – Review (Nintendo Switch)

Bedtime Blues Developer: Hannmade Studios Publisher: Forever Entertainment Price: £8.99 / $9.99 Release 17/01/2019 Inspired by the Five Nights at Freddy’s franchise comes a fantastically frustrating but amazingly addictive game from Hannmade Studios, Bedtime Blues. Did you ever dream of your toys coming to life or your teddy being able to be your best friend (like […]

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Danger Mouse The Danger Games Review

Danger Mouse The Danger Games Website Developer: 9th Impact Publisher: 9th Impact Price: £4.49 // $4.99 (Nintendo eshop)   Danger Mouse, where to start? Well he’s amazing, he’s fantastic, wherever there is danger he’ll be there. The powerhouse that keeps kids and big kids (hello) entertained has returned and this time in video game form. The […]

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In Conversation with Dyadic Games

If you haven’t heard of the action-adventure/RPG title Sikanda then are you looking in the right places? I got to ask Stefan Kohl Founder of Dyadic Games, some questions about the release. The team has just launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund the release. Click the link to see their Kickstarter page Sikanda Kickstarter Campaign […]

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Phantaruk – Review (Nintendo Switch)

Phantaruk Nintendo Site Developer: Polyslash Publisher: Forever Entertainment Price: £4.49/$4.99 Phantaruk is a survival horror game that has all the right ingredients for an amazing game. The game takes place in a dark and moody setting, where an experiment has gone wrong leaves only a lone survivor. Has Polyslash entered the fray with a bold hit […]

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Streets of Rage 4 Reveal Trailer

A surprise drop of a trailer for a brand new sequel in the Streets of Rage series has just gotten us all shook up over here! Nostalgia feels are creeping in and the new artwork looks good and the trailer is fantastic. No platforms are confirmed at the moment, we are sure it will appear […]

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Indie Highlights – Nintendo

So an almost stealth drop has just come in with Nintendo dropping a 20-minute video highlighting games that are incoming over the next few months into 2019! Check out the video below. A few highlights: Morphies Law Prison Architect Switch Edition The Gardens Between Monster Boy & the Cursed Kingdom Children of Morta Windjammers Streets […]

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Doom – Review (Nintendo Switch)

The smash-hit reboot of the cult classic Doom has made it to the Nintendo Switch platform. During this review, we will take a hard look at how this game runs and “guns” on the home and hybrid console. Let’s get started. While we know the Switch’s graphical output is never going to reach the heights […]

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Twitter Competition!

We are running a Twitter competition. What this means is if we can get our Twitter followers up to 150 and increase our site traffic (we need you!), then we will do a giveaway for a Nintendo eshop £20 or $20 card….who knows if this reaches higher we might do both! Be aware you will […]

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Post E3 blues….Nintendo

Well I’ve been gone a while but I’m back. I’m old and forgot I had the page…So we are now suffering from post e3 blues and I keep hearing that Nintendo had a disappointing show. In my opinion everyone would have been very happy if a few things hadn’t been leaked by data hackers mining […]

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Doom Patch Notes:

Finally the notes for the latest patch for Doom have been released, lots of improvements and fixes listed below: • Motion Aiming – New control scheme option allows you to tilt the Nintendo Switch for more precise aiming • Multiplayer Parties – Added new party system, making it easier to group up and play with […]

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Nintendo – Switch it up?

Well year one of Nintendo Switch is nearly over and looking back at its first year its been great. With titles such as the fantastic Breath of the Wild and brilliant Super Mario Odyssey it’s easy to see why Switch has sold so well, the next question is where do the big N go from […]

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PS VR – A Welcome Surprise.

Since the PlayStation launched its VR headset I will admit to being massively sceptical about whether it would be any good or if it would fall flat on its face. Now being in my thirties I’m not as quick to make an impulse buy. I decided to take the plunge at the beginning of December […]

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Nintendo Virtual Console???

Ok so we have all wanted a readily available selection of Nintendo back catalogue games since the Nintendo Switch launched early last year. Games such as Super Mario Bros 3, Mario World, Mario 64 and That’s just one series of games. Since last E3 I think most of us thought we would have a Switch […]

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