What is a Metroidvania? [flings his wine glass aside] A miserable little pile of secrets! But enough talk! Have at you!
Forget the Final Fantasy VII remake, let’s keep it old school.
This WiiWare classic is back and better than ever on Switch.
Hold on, haven’t I played this before?
Feather may very well be the ultimate chillout game.
The N64 game, despite its crude polygons, holds up surprisingly well in this Switch port from Nightdive Studios.
Review is this. Puzzler is good. Confused is reader. Game is genius. Baba is brilliant.
A puzzler with hidden depths – but perhaps an offputting level of initial complexity.
A short but charming suburban adventure based on New Zealand folklore.
The fourth in the underrated Momodora series from Brazilian developer Bombservice is packed with satisfying exploration.
Forget bridge-building games – ski-gondola construction is far more fun. And hilarious.
A compelling Metroidvania that’s also a love letter to the NES games of yore.
Sundered makes its debut on Switch with a ton of new features. But how does it compare with its wonderful predecessor, Jotun?
This spiritual successor to the venerable Wonder Boy series manages to massively improve on the games that inspired it.
Twisted Pixel’s Xbox Live Arcade classic gets a new lease of life on Nintendo Switch.
A celebration of the Game Boy in glorious monochrome.
To celebrate the company’s birthday, here’s a classy collection of SNK classics with beautifully polished presentation.
TowerFall makes it to the Switch with all of the content from the previous two games, as well as some cracking multiplayer options.
The conclusion of Stoic’s Banner Saga is breathtaking – and also difficult to write about without dropping spoilers.
The Gardens Between is bloomin’ marvellous. Buy it now!
A minimalist puzzle game that’s perfect for playing on the subway. Or bus. Or plane. Or train. Or…
This classic-style JRPG has an excellent battle system – and invites favourable comparisons with Chrono Trigger.
Yep, it’s a duck-based, film noir Punch-Out. Holy quack!
Don’t let its cutesy looks fool you – Bomber Crew is a hard-as-nails wartime experience.
It’s hockey crossed with Zelda and a dash of Street Fighter II – and it’s a lot of fun with a friend.
The Banner Saga 2 improves on the battles of the previous game, but like the first one, it’s really all about the story.
Pode is a co-op Nintendo Switch game with a cutesy looks but fiendishly difficult puzzles. And you can hold hands. Awww.
Comedy stick-figure RPG West of Loathing has made its way over to Switch, with all the funny walks and googly-eyed horses intact. And it’s a absolute beaut.
Stoic’s beautifully written Nordic saga has finally found its way over to Switch, and the storytelling is as electric as ever.
The ghost of your dad is badgering you to lug his coffin to a suitable burial spot. Welcome to one of the Switch’s most unusual and brilliant platformers.
The Fall has been out for a while, but this eerie tale of an AI spacesuit on a desperate quest to save its ailing occupant has now found its way to Nintendo Switch. And it’s still really good.
The Adventures of Elena Temple painstakingly recreates the feel of playing a game from the 1980s on a Game Boy or Apple II – complete with blurry bedroom backgrounds. Welcome to the new nostalgia.