Nirav Gandhi

Former Staff Writer

About Nirav Gandhi

Nirav is a 27 year-old unpaid Nintendo shill. When he's not blackmailing his friends into buying a Switch, he's probably stanning for Spyro 2: Ripto's Rage. He considers himself an authority on Pokemon, The Legend of Zelda, and Fallout franchises. He's best known for his overwhelming knowledge about the Scooby-Doo extended universe.

Articles by Nirav Gandhi

Total Articles: 54


Doki Doki Literature Club Plus Review

The original Doki Doki Literature Club is a phenomenal horror title, but loses a lot of the elements that made it so impressive on its translation to consoles. Play the original instead.

June 30, 2021 | 12:21 EDT

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Alekon Review

Alekon attempts to recreate the magic of Pokemon Snap, but falls short of its inspiration at almost every turn. These worlds are cute and wholesome, but the photography feels more like taking a snapshot in Steam than holding a camera.

June 12, 2021 | 02:00 EDT

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How a Charity Bundle for Palestinian Aid Raised $350,000 in a Weekend

We spoke with Alanna Linayre about how she assembled a Palestinian aid charity bundle on that blew up overnight, containing over 1,000 items and raising over $350,000 in a weekend.

June 7, 2021 | 12:00 EDT

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How the Fallout Games Saved My Life

In the darkest time of my life, Fallout gave me something to reach for. This is a story of how this game series saved me from myself, and helped me discover how strong I really am.

May 27, 2021 | 11:00 EDT

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Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Wrath of the Druids Review

Wrath of the Druids is fun because it continues the inherently fun core gameplay loop of the base game, but I wish it had done a bit more to experiment.

May 12, 2021 | 06:00 EDT

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We Are the Caretakers is in Very Early Access, but Has Potential

We are the Caretakers is a neat hybrid real-time/turn-based strategy game with an Afrofuturism twist, but is still in extremely early stages.

May 3, 2021 | 11:00 EDT

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The Vale Brings Action and Adventure to Visually Impaired and Sighted Gamers Alike

We spoke to Falling Squirrel Studios about The Vale, an entirely audio-based game with a driving narrative, combat, exploration, and top-notch voice acting.

April 16, 2021 | 11:00 EDT

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Genesis Noir is Proof That Games Are Still Innovating

Many complain that game development has become stagnant over the last two generations, but if you look past AAA games to lesser-known indies, you'll find that's simply not the case.

April 6, 2021 | 12:00 EDT

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Blind Drive Review

Blind Drive offers a huge step in accessibility for players both blind and sighted, but the arcadey gameplay gets tiring quickly.

March 10, 2021 | 10:00 EST

Pokemon Sword Shield

The Year of Pokemon - Generation VIII

While streamlining systems and providing many quality of life updates, Sword and Shield's technical, graphical and narrative issues weigh it down as one of the worst entries in the series.

February 26, 2021 | 12:00 EST

Pokemon Sun Moon

The Year of Pokemon - Generation VII

Pokemon Sun and Moon brought a fresh new look and gameplay elements to the tired franchise, but should have pushed farther. Still, Alola remains the most beautiful region in series history.

February 19, 2021 | 12:00 EST

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The Year of Pokemon - Generation VI

After nearly 15 years, the beloved monster-catching series finally stepped into the third dimension; the boring region and over-serious narrative dampened a great crop of new Pokemon and features.

February 13, 2021 | 01:00 EST

Pokemon Black White

The Year of Pokemon - Generation V

Pokemon Black and White brought the franchise quality of life upgrades, ambitious narrative ideas and some of the worst designs in the series.

February 5, 2021 | 12:00 EST

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Blue Fire is a Beautiful but Buggy Union of Zelda and Dark Souls

Zelda Souls is finally real, and the marriage of the two formulas is seamless. But constant crashes and bugged boss fights make Blue Fire impossible to fully experience.

February 4, 2021 | 03:05 EST


Pokemon Sword and Shield Are The First Pokemon Game Of the Millenia to sell 20m

Nearly every Nintendo franchise has broken records with the Switch, with the console itself crushing the competition.

February 1, 2021 | 10:28 EST

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The Year of Pokemon - Generation IV

2021 marks the 25th anniversary of everyone's favorite monster-catching franchise: Pokemon. Celebrate the big milestone with TechRaptor as we take a trip down memory lane through each generation.

January 29, 2021 | 12:00 EST

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The Medium Review

**The Medium Summary**

January 27, 2021 | 09:00 EST

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Airborne Kingdom Review

December 15, 2020 | 11:00 EST

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Twin Mirror Review

December 1, 2020 | 12:20 EST

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Amazon Luna - Closed Beta First Impressions

November 20, 2020 | 12:00 EST


How to Reach Asgard in Assassin's Creed Valhalla

Want to know how to reach the mythology story located in Asgard as soon as possible? This Assassin's Creed Valhalla guide is for you.

November 12, 2020 | 04:03 EST


The Best and Worst Bugsnax, Ranked By Snackability

November 12, 2020 | 01:00 EST