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.
It’s repetitive, admin-heavy and ridiculously sexualised, but for a small niche of players, The Witch and the Hundred Knight 2 could be a lot of fun.
As temperatures plummet in the middle of the Victorian age, you’ll need a heart of ice to decide who lives and who dies.
The latest in the Total War line is a wonderful retelling of the story of Alfred the Great. Although if you’re feeling unpatriotic, you can smite Britons by playing the Vikings as well.
Jotun has arrived on Nintendo Switch – so now you can slay beautifully hand-drawn Norse gods on the bus. Praise Odin the All-father!
This beautiful ‘micro-RPG’ from One Bit Beyond may look cute, but it holds a fearsome challenge. If your character dies, they’re gone for forever – and you lose almost everything.
Who can resist the allure of becoming a gun-toting, hookshot-wielding space pirate? The Switch port of Flinthook might be the best yet, simply because you can take it with you everywhere.
Three brothers set off in a boat to find adventure – and every 30-minute playthrough is entirely different. Yep, it’s a charming Choose Your Own Folk-Tale Adventure.
This golf-like puzzler for PS4, Switch and Vita is entertaining, but it feels out of place on the big screen.
What if you could go back and change the past? Last Day of June is an intriguing game all about reclaiming a lost love, and fixing what went wrong.
Dandara is a challenging metroidvania title with a Brazilian twist – and the title character has a very unique way of getting about. No simple walking for this lady.
The Long Reach is an excellently written game in the vein of point and click adventures of old. But thankfully the days of pixel hunting are long past.
The Steam hit has crossed over to the Switch – and it’s lost none of it’s charm. Look out, the floor is lava!
Don’t let the cutesy looks put you off – this game provides an ingenious challenge. And the Switch version has a few very welcome improvements.
The Trail from Peter Molyneux’s company 22cans has crossed over onto Nintendo Switch. But it’s still a mobile phone game at heart.
The first EA Original from indie studio Zoink is a magical forest adventure with a heavy emphasis on exploring and discovering things by yourself. And purple.
A charming storybook adventure that’s sure to set heart strings a-twanging.
This 2007 PS3 RPG from now-defunct Japanese developer Game Republic really was something special – and it’s a criminal shame that it never got the sequel it deserved.
A beautiful aquatic adventure freshly released from Early Access – and all the better for years of improvements.