Gematombe Review (Nintendo Switch OLED)

For our Gematombe Review, an action-puzzle-vs game where you can play one-on-one matches against your friends or the computer. Launch the ball to hit and break consecutive gems of the same color to achieve incredible chain reactions! Maximize your chain combos and clear your screen area of gems and win with a GEMATOMBE! Blast through more than 60 levels packed with puzzle action and adventure. Help Pandora, the all-gifted heroine, in her wonderful adventure to capture all the evils that were released in our world!

Gematombe Review

Gematombe Review Pros:

  • Decent graphics.
  • 243MB download size.
  • Two game modes – Single player and versus.
  • Optional tutorial.
  • Full stats screen.
  • Brick breaker gameplay.
  • Six playable characters. Each has a unique ability.
  • Local co-op play.
  • Play against the Ai in versus.
  • Three game speeds – slow, normal, and fast.
  • Patterns can be set to a specific character or random.
  • Single player has three ways to play – Arcade, practice, and survivor.
  • The goal of the game is to send trash (additional) lines to your opponent and have them crash out.
  • Clear all gems on your side of the screen to automatically win via Gematombe.
  • The gimmick here is you hold the ball when touching it, and you can see the aiming line at all times.
  • Arcade presentations.
  • Simple to learn.
  • The arcade mode has 3 difficulties – Easy, normal, and hard.

Gematombe Review

Gematombe Review Cons:

  • Takes some getting used to.
  • The very flat atmosphere from the music to the sound effects and voice-over.
  • No online play.
  • Doesn’t have any sort of leaderboard support.
  • Not really sure what the benefits of each character’s abilities are.
  • Little motivation with no unlocks or progression.
  • The Replay value is small.

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Gematombe Review


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Developer: Route 5 Games

Publisher: Ratilikala games

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  • 7/10
    Graphics - 7/10
  • 6/10
    Sound - 6/10
  • 7/10
    Accessibility - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Length - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Fun Factor - 7/10

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!