We have gathered together in The Manor’s Drawing Room to pick our personal highlights from 2018. And it makes for an interesting list.
Sundered makes its debut on Switch with a ton of new features. But how does it compare with its wonderful predecessor, Jotun?
The wholesome story of three friends deciding to get together and make their dream game: a multiplayer competitive RPG.
It’s a brutally hard XCOM-style game with mutant ducks and pigs! Just like you always wanted!
Like Super Monkey Ball, but with all the fun sucked out of it.
Hollow Knight is one of the best Metroidvania games I’ve ever played, and a remarkable result for a first-time developer.
This spiritual successor to the venerable Wonder Boy series manages to massively improve on the games that inspired it.
This acclaimed visual novel from the makers of the Zero Escape series received a perfect score from Famitsu magazine back in 2008 – and now it’s finally available in English.
Twisted Pixel’s Xbox Live Arcade classic gets a new lease of life on Nintendo Switch.
Call of Cthulhu is a pleasingly atmospheric take on Lovecraft’s creations – as long as you’re willing to overlook some of the rough edges.
A celebration of the Game Boy in glorious monochrome.
A masterful return to form for a series that had lost its way.
To celebrate the company’s birthday, here’s a classy collection of SNK classics with beautifully polished presentation.
The long-awaited Steel Rats is finally here, chainsaw wheels and vertical driving fully intact. But does it live up to its promise?
It’s like Stardew Valley, but with more highly suspicious meat products of dubious provenance.
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 cult PC game Sunless Sea finally makes its way onto the PS4 with its Zubmariner DLC intact. Time to dive into the chilling waters of the Unterzee…
Ahead of the release of Life is Strange 2 this week, James Keen Esq. revisits the original.
The Gardens Between is bloomin’ marvellous. Buy it now!