Luigi’s Mansion 3 Review

The cult hit Luigi’s Mansion released alongside the Nintendo Gamecube console in North America, November of 2001. The Gamecube release was the first Nintendo console to not see a mainline, Mario-led game in the plumber’s universe. Instead, Nintendoites got a…

The Ninja Saviors: Return of the Warriors Review

Recently on our Max Level Podcast, we discussed the resurgence of the beat-em-up genre and how nostalgic everything has felt in the modern industry. Games like Mother Russia Bleeds, River City Girls, the Yakuza franchise (to an extent), and now…

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening Review

It can sometimes seem to the casual bystander and consumer of popular entertainment that there are two letters on any executive’s mind: RE. Everything, from film to television to video games, is now centered on these two letters. Remakes. Reboots.…

Untitled Goose Game Review

My favorite video games of all time revolve around the player piloting a heroic adventurer, usually on some worldwide quest to save the planet from impending doom. Within this genre comes a lot of deviation in how the story is…

Children of Morta Review

Roguelikes are increasingly becoming all too familiar. There’s an overabundance of them releasing on a pretty consistent basis, and the unimagined feel identical to one another way too often. However, there are a few shining examples that keep the genre…

Blasphemous Review

A little over two years ago, Spanish game developers The Game Kitchen introduced the world to a dark and brutal 2D non-linear platformer by the name of Blasphemous. They were seeking just $50,000 US dollars, but ended up smashing their…

River City Girls Review

The resurgence of the side scrolling beat-em-up genre is something that I truly appreciate and hope continues forward for years to come. It was a staple back in the day on older platforms, with franchises such as Streets of Rage,…

RAD Review

Let me tell you how to get us hyped here at Level Down Games over a brand new game announcement. Start off with a retrowave feel to the vibe, mixing in the neon purples and blues we’ve come to expect…