Lil Gator Game Review (Nintendo Switch OLED)

For our Lil Gator Game Review, we are in a world that is really big especially when you’re a Lil gator… Good thing it’s also full of friends! There’s a buddy atop every hill in this open-world, movement-focused adventure and they all seem to need help! Bop cardboard baddies, brave serene hills and forests, and scale sheer rocks that only a kid would dare!

Lil Gator Game Review Pros:

  • Beautiful graphics.
  • 426MB download size.
  • 3D adventure game.
  • Tutorial signs as you play.
  • Pixel filter – smooth and low-res crunchy.
  • Controller and accessibility settings – camera smoothing, Invert axis and sensitivity sliders, re Centre camera, hold the button for auto attack, interact buttons, and camera distance slider.
  • A lovable main character who wants to play adventures with his friends.
  • 3 save slots.
  • Play how you want.
  • Basic combat with a shield to ride around on.
  • Enemies are cardboard cutouts and you have to find them.
  • Defeated enemies and loot chests drop crafting materials.
  • Unlock new abilities like gliding, shield riding, and ragdolling as you play.
  • Craft new weapons and hats.
  • Stamina-based system for climbing.
  • Such a wholesome experience.
  • Optional side objectives can be found from fetch quests to timed races etc.
  • Likable bunch of characters.
  • Multiple choice encounters.
  • A beautiful bright world with really nice locations and views to gawk at.
  • Full 3D camera control.
  • Make new friends.

Lil Gator Game Review Cons:

  • Cannot rebind controls.
  • Sometimes you can feel lost.
  • Is aimed more at younger players.
  • Can feel a bit mediocre in places.
  • Doesn’t suit extended play sessions.

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Lil Gator:

Official website.

Developer: Playtonic Friends

Publisher: Playtonic Friends

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  • 8/10
    Graphics - 8/10
  • 7/10
    Sound - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Accessibility - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Length - 7/10
  • 8/10
    Fun Factor - 8/10

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!