Mindseize Review – An Intergalactic Adventure

Developer / Publisher: Kamina Dimension // Price: $23.99(eShop) / $19.99 (Steam)Review copy received from publisher When I'm playing a video game, I'm always looking for a sense of adventure.  I want the game to take me to far away places and let me get lost in the world around me.  Metroidvanias are a great way … Continue reading Mindseize Review – An Intergalactic Adventure

Calico Review – Riding Cats and Baking Sweets

Developer: Peachy Keen Games // Publisher: Whitethorn Digital // Price: $11.99 (eShop / Steam)Review copy received from publisher I am an animal person, especially felines. I have two cats that I would give my life to protect despite how much they can be jerks while I'm trying to work.  If someone shares something feline related … Continue reading Calico Review – Riding Cats and Baking Sweets

Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos Preview – The Perfect Genre Mash-Up

Some things are just natural compliments of each other, like peanut butter and chocolate.  On their own, both peanut butter and chocolate are tasty treats, and when combined together, they create a complete flavor profile that is much stronger than either flavor individually.  Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos is the video game equivalent of peanut … Continue reading Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos Preview – The Perfect Genre Mash-Up

TENS! Review – Tetris with Dice

Developer/Publisher: Kwalee Ltd. // Price: $14.99 (eShop), $9.99 (Steam)Review copy received from publisher Ask someone to name a puzzle based video game and the probability that Tetris is named is considerably high.  Tetris has had a tremendous impact on the puzzle genre spawning numerous clones and new games highly influenced by its gameplay.  Having had … Continue reading TENS! Review – Tetris with Dice

Evergate Review – Discover Your Kindred Spirit

Developer: Stone Lantern Games // Publisher: PQube // Price: $9.99 (eShop/Steam)Review copy received from publisher As the Roman poet Phaedrus once wrote, "Things are not always what they seem...".  Looking at Evergate for the first time, it appears to be a pure platformer, guiding a cute spirit named Ki through multiple stages while using the … Continue reading Evergate Review – Discover Your Kindred Spirit

Summer in Mara Review – A Casual Stroll on the Beach

Developer and Publisher: Chibig // Price: $24.99 (eShop/Steam)Review copy received from publisher Warm sun, a cool breeze, and crashing waves; for many, this is an ideal day at the beach and serves as the inspiration for Summer in Mara by indie developer Chibig.  Summer in Mara is an extremely colorful farming sim and adventure game … Continue reading Summer in Mara Review – A Casual Stroll on the Beach

Five Games to Replace in Clubhouse Games 51 Worldwide Classics

The last four months have been a whirlwind as real life overtook free time during the global pandemic.  As we move toward the beginning of a new year, it's time to get things back on track and move forward.  Today, I present to you a guest article I wrote for Nindie Nexus.  In this article, … Continue reading Five Games to Replace in Clubhouse Games 51 Worldwide Classics

Ghosts of Gaming Past, Present and Future

When I started Controller for One, the goal was to make a one-stop site for everything related to single player games: reviews, previews, news, and anything else I could find.  I started down that path knowing that it wouldn't happen overnight.  Things started out well.  I found a welcoming community and started writing.  I was … Continue reading Ghosts of Gaming Past, Present and Future

Here Be Dragons Headed to Nintendo Switch

Polish developers Red Zero Games is bringing their turn-based strategy game Here Be Dragons to Nintendo Switch. In Here Be Dragons, players control a number of eclectic sea captains and an armada of ships tasked with defeating sea monsters to clear a path for Christopher Columbus. Red Zero Games touts a "living map" meaning that … Continue reading Here Be Dragons Headed to Nintendo Switch

Fun 4 One: Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics

Given Nintendo's proclivity for bringing gamers together and the popularity of board games, Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics was surely a no-brainer when considered for development.  Board games are regularly a social experience, an opportunity for friends to chat and laugh with each other or for strangers to start the initial bonds of friendship over a … Continue reading Fun 4 One: Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics