Review: Nuclien (Nintendo Switch)

The new universe is about to begin. In this empty void, there is nothing. All that remains is for the DNA architect to successfully sequence the DNA that will become the origin of everything that exists.

Pros:

  • Basic graphics.
  • Full touchscreen support.
  • 146MB Download size.
  • Play against the clock.
  • Cheap price point.
  • Gameplay involves tapping the numbers in order in the fastest time possible.
  • Difficulty- Easy to hard.
  • Nice soundtrack.
  • Five worlds each with a percentage completion stat.
  • Time trial mode.
  • Chain and combo your score.
  • Knowledge- Currency used in the game and you spend them on increasing time limit and how much knowledge you earn in game.
  • Simple to learn.
  • Hard to put down.
  • 77 levels.
  • Screen turns into a hypnotic visualizer as you play.
  • A lot of fun.
  • True dexterity tester.
  • A lot of replayability.
  • Can replay levels obviously.

Cons:

  • One trick pony.
  • No online leaderboards.
  • dirties your screen!
  • Unplayable with buttons, Why you would be the true question?

The Numbers:
  • 7/10
    Graphics - 7/10
  • 8/10
    Accessability - 8/10
  • 7/10
    Length - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Sound - 7/10
  • 7/10
    Fun Factor - 7/10
7.2/10

Summary

A solid little fun game and one worth playing if you have a spare five minutes. Its simple to play but hard to master and looks really cool. Less of a game and more a dexterity tester, It has a lot of charm despite its simple approach.

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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