SwitchCast #062: Earthlock, Membrane and the Nindies Showcase

Back from the Star Tropics, KC is ready to review indie RPG Earthlock: Festival of Magic and psychedelic puzzler Membrane before we recap the Nindies Showcase from last week.

In the community pulse, we asked what the players look for in a game’s home screen icon, and why it actually matters to so many of you.

And of course, we cover all the week’s Nintendo Switch news and new releases, plus our picks for the System Switch! (more…)

Blaster Master Zero Review

By Jose Vega 

Joes Vega is a contributing writer to The SwitchCast. To see more of his work, visit his site, Destiny Blog.

During the era of the NES, a game called Blaster Master was released by Sunsoft. It was a fun game that got a lot of praise but sadly not a lot of love. It was overlooked but it did have a legacy that lasted almost 20 years, spawning a sequel, spin-offs, and a re-imagining.

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SwitchCast #009: Nintendo “Nindies” Roundup


A metric TON of indie titles for the Nintendo Switch were shown off in this week’s Nindies Showcase Presentation, and we’re going over every single one we saw! That includes, SteamWorld Dig 2, Yooka-Laylee, Overcooked!, The Escapists 2, Gonner, Dandara, Kingdom Two Crowns, Runner 3, Blaster Master Zero, Flipping Death, Graceful Explosion Machine, Mr. Shifty, TumbleSeed, Shakedown: Hawaii, Pocket Rumble, WarGroove and Stardew Valley (inhales).

We also hear which titles you thought were most exciting, and which we thought were missing from the lineup.