OK Sir Insult and Hollywood Roast Simulator Review: Laden With Potential But A Miss

Using solid grammar skills as a weapon? That’s exactly what occurs in OK Sir’s Insult and Roast Simulators on the Nintendo Switch. Goofy and quirky, they’re a pair of games that you’ll end up remembering for a while, in spite of the fact that they offer some of the thinnest gameplay experiences on Nintendo’s new console to date.

You wouldn’t think putting words together to form sentences would be fun, but it definitely has its moments. Almost like a game of Cards Against Humanity, the unpredictability of both of these titles at times is downright silly. Using creativity and bizarre word combinations, it’s here where the game shines the most. While never breaking the wheel, things can get funny at times. However, after a few games, the limited amount of words and phrases rears its ugly head and you’re left with a repetitive and shallow gameplay experience.

While the addition of different characters (parodies of Marilyn Monroe and Daniel Radcliffe and even HP Lovecraft) and voice acting in both games spices things up a tad, it’s essentially the same game, just with a different coat of paint. As a result, if you’re not a fan of one game, the chances of you falling for the other are slim.

Suited more for a mobile phone than the Nintendo Switch, both of the OK Sir games are thin on challenge and content and the fun doesn’t last long. While the art is unique and the developers put a lot into the game in spite of its minuscule $1.99 price tag, in terms of fun, you get what you pay for eventually.

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Patrick Hickey Jr. is the Founder, Editor-in-Chief, Master Jedi and Grand Pooh-bah of ReviewFix.com and is the author of the upcoming book, "The Minds Behind the Games: Interviews with Cult and Classic Video Game Developers," from leading academic and non-fiction publisher McFarland and Company. He is currently the Assistant Director of the Journalism Program at Kingsborough Community College and is a former News Editor at NBC Local Integrated Media and a National Video Games Writer at the late Examiner.com. He has also had articles and photos published in The New York Times, The New York Daily News, Complex and The Syracuse Post-Standard. Love him. Read him.

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