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Feather may very well be the ultimate chillout game.
This shoot ’em up is an essential purchase if you own a Switch.
It’s a mix of genetic implant pottery, psychological bartending and a great big dollop of conspiracy theory. Lovely.
A compelling Metroidvania that’s also a love letter to the NES games of yore.
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.
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.
Superstar designer Suda51 told me all about Travis Strikes Again on Nintendo Switch, as well as remakes of Killer7 and Flower, Sun and Rain – and possibly Michigan: Report From Hell.
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.
State of Mind is a promising techno-thriller from point and click experts Daedalic Entertainment, with a distinctive low-poly look.
It’s halfway through day one, and the coffee has stopped working.
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.
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.
This week: the definitive ruling on whether it should be Black Ops IIII or IV, a massive mushroom beetle is found in No Man’s Sky, a man plays Nintendo Switch using a 1986 pocket TV, and where it all went wrong for Atari.
A charming storybook adventure that’s sure to set heart strings a-twanging.