Review: Flip Wars (Nintendo Switch)

Compete to claim the most coloured panels and stop your opponents from gaining ground in this frantic free-for-all!

Pros:

  • Nice graphics.
  • 204MB Download size.
  • Optional tutorial section.
  • Set rumble strength.
  • Battle- Local or online 4 player support.
  • Bot support for single player offline.
  • How to play section.
  • Game evolves around painting tiles, The most painted colour wins.
  • Simple two button control scheme.
  • Three game types- Knockout, Panel battle and life battle.
  • Online- Can host or join a room.
  • Fun to play.
  • Powerups- Randomly spawn and change the game play up like speed boost, Paint diagonally or invincibility.
  • Gimmicks- In level weapons/tools that are usually mounted.
  • Robust controls with actions such as cancel air jumps or the ability to move sideways in the air for more control.
  • Panels- Move fast on your colour and slower on other colours.
  • Loads of different level layouts and themes.
  • Knock out- Hit a play and they get temporarily knocked out of the game.
  • In level scenarios like the water level that causes the level to be hit by a wave and stunning players on the ground.
  • Pick up and play.
  • Works well on handheld and TV big screen.

Cons:

  • Achievements, Local and ranked battle are all coming soon and locked out.
  • No customization.
  • No unlocks.
  • No level editor.

Jim Smale

Gaming since the Atari 2600, I enjoy the weirdness in games counting Densha De Go and RC De Go as my favourite titles of all time. I prefer gaming of old where buying games from a shop was a thing, Being social in person was a thing. Join me as I attempt to adapt to this new digital age!

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