One thing that helps to thin out the backlog is sticking to just the genres you enjoy.
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.
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.
Goose sock puppets! A fuzzy goose T-shirt! Untitled Goose Game has got some seriously lovely merch.
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.
The long-awaited Steel Rats is finally here, chainsaw wheels and vertical driving fully intact. But does it live up to its promise?
A stunning Zelda-like top-down RPG is storming its Kickstarter goals.
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…
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…
Chasm is a beautiful pixel-art Metroidvania with a dizzying array of enemies to fight.
You know how people are saying Iconoclasts is one of the best games this year? Yeah, about that…
Yep, it’s a duck-based, film noir Punch-Out. Holy quack!
It’s Space Invaders! Again! But even though Super Destronaut DX throws in a few innovations, there’s not much to hold your attention for long.
This Rogue-like Metroidvania is rock hard but thoroughly enjoyable. Reanimated corpses have never been so much fun.
Four fantastic Metroidvania games are being released this month: Dead Cells, Chasm, Death’s Gambit and Guacamelee 2.
It’s hockey crossed with Zelda and a dash of Street Fighter II – and it’s a lot of fun with a friend.
The excellent dungeon crawler Moonlighter is getting a ton of free updates – and there are also rumblings about an incoming Switch version.
Moonlighter is a dungeon crawler mashed up with a retail game – and it’s utterly fantastic.
The crazy thing is that this beautiful game is being made in a garden shed by two completely self-taught developers.
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.
An intriguing, narrative-driven puzzler, Lake Ridden harks back to the heyday of Myst as protagonist Marie searches for her lost sister.