This Week In SwitchRPG History

This Week In SwitchRPG History is a new weekly series which will take a look back in time at the topics and conversations we had in years past.


Welcome to the first This Week In SwitchRPG History! This week in 2018, SwitchRPG articles were still in their infancy, but we did cover a few interesting topics. We were hot off our first AMA which offered us the pleasure of firing away at the Blossom Tales developers, and we followed that up with an official Blossom Tales review, among other things. Check it out!


Blossom Tales Review

Blossom Tales is a top down action RPG made by indie studio Castle Pixel that successfully captures the essence of classic Zelda titles while avoiding the negative reality of being a mindless rip-off. While the game does borrow much from its predecessors, it does so in a tasteful fashion and even makes a concerted effort to adopt its own unique identity. Through its fun, witty writing and its grounded, sometimes challenging gameplay, Blossom Tales offers an adventure you honestly don’t want to miss out on. Read more…

Official Podcast Episode #0

We are excited to announce the very first episode (trial run even) of the all-new Switch RPG Podcast, hosted by Phillip (@TheNerdBasement) and Gio (@GioPimentel). Read more…

Switch Word Game RPGs: A Comparison

The word game genre is something that has only mildly intrigued me over the years. From raging at my older (and more expansive knowledge-d) brother over a game of scrabble as a kid to briefly binging on Words with Friends with my wife in the early 2010s, I’ve occasionally enjoyed spurts of these educational-ish gaming experiences. I would not consider myself a fan of this game type by any stretch of the imagination, however. But tell me you’re putting RPG elements into a word game (heck, any game) and I’m freaking there, my friend. Read more…

Weekend Gaming Playlist #1

The weekend will soon be upon us, and what better time than to ignore things that need to be done and instead play games? No, you should definitely do those things, but also play games! In our recurring Weekend Gaming Playlist, we will list titles, both Switch and on other platforms, that we’re planning on playing this weekend. We’d love to hear about your playlist as well! Read more…


I hope you have enjoyed this step back in time!

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