Chasm is a beautiful pixel-art Metroidvania with a dizzying array of enemies to fight.
Set in the Cold War, this XCOM-a-like strategy game spins a complicated, sometimes bewildering web of espionage, intrigue and layers of game systems.
Daedalic’s promising futuristic thriller falls disappointingly flat.
This classic-style JRPG has an excellent battle system – and invites favourable comparisons with Chrono Trigger.
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!
Funny, clever and utterly gorgeous, Unforeseen Incidents has quickly risen to become my favourite ever point and click adventure.
This Rogue-like Metroidvania is rock hard but thoroughly enjoyable. Reanimated corpses have never been so much fun.
Six years after its release, I’ve finally played Gravity Rush. And it’s an absolute belter.
It’s hockey crossed with Zelda and a dash of Street Fighter II – and it’s a lot of fun with a friend.
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 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.
Jotun has arrived on Nintendo Switch – so now you can slay beautifully hand-drawn Norse gods on the bus. Praise Odin the All-father!
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.