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.
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.
You’ve got a bike with a chainsaw wheel and a city full of robots to mow down. Steel Rats is stupid and wonderful, and it’s coming to PC, Xbox One and PS4 later this year.
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.
Phogs! Smoke and Sacrifice! Unforeseen Incidents! Dead Cells! Regular Human Basketball! Metamorphosis! Hipster Cafe Simulator! Hyper Sentinel! Roll up, roll up to see the best indie games on offer at Rezzed 2018!
The video game Dandara is full of symbolism and strange references – but what does it all mean? I asked the developers, Long Hat House, about the thinking behind their metroidvania masterpiece.
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.
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.
Forma.8 was recently given away on PS Plus, and this metroidvania-but-with-spaceships has quickly become a firm favourite in The Manor.
Now available in a funky new physical edition, meet the game that took on Super Metroid and, in many ways, made it even better.
The first SteamWorld game is finally available for Switch – could this be the best version yet?
This week: when Mario released a CD album, a tribute to Runic Games, Terry Cavanagh’s bizarre new game, Mass Effect Andromeda redemption and a beat ’em up with no attacks.
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