Happy Birthdays (Switch) Review

Today we have an amazing review from Amy (Amy’s Universe on YouTube) for the unusual, yet addictive Happy Birthdays from ARC System Works, Toybox Inc, and NIS America

Amy has provided the review in the form of a video below, check it out for info about the game, what she thought of it, and a look at actual gameplay. After watching the video, don’t forget to subscribe to her over on YouTube for more great content, reviews, unboxings, and more!

A bit of info about the game:

From the legendary creator Mr. Yasuhiro Wada (TOYBOX Inc.), comes Happy Birthdays: a sandbox game in which players create cube-shaped worlds that give rise to diverse and unique lifeforms. With careful experimentation, players can shape the geography and alter the temperature of each world to create the conditions for life and witness the birth of an entire ecosystem!

Key Features:
A World All Your Own And On-The-Go! – Create any world you can imagine! From staggering mountains and sprawling forests to a deep sea dotted with islands, there’s no limit to your creations. And now, you can shape your world on-the-go on the Nintendo Switch™!

Life from the Beginning – Discover the history of everything as you foster life of all shapes and sizes – from single-celled organisms to complex multicellular life, including plants, mammals, dinosaurs, and more!

Cultivate Your Imagination
– Imagine, Experiment, Create! Shape your planet and decide how plant and animal life evolves. No two planets will ever be truly alike.
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Happy Birthdays is also out on the PS4 and PC under the name ‘Birthdays: the Beginning’.
Also, there is a Demo avaliable on the e-shop if you wish to try it first!


A copy of the game was kindly provided for review purposes

Happy Birthdays


Final Score


The Good:

  • Easy to lose hours in
  • Really indepth
  • Endless possibilities once you really get into the game
  • Well worth the price
  • Lots of fun to play and the game is rather unique

The Bad:

  • Can be a bit complicated to understand at first
  • Maybe more suited for older gamers, even though it's listed as a 3+ game
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