XCOM dresses up as a cop TV show.
And now I want to move to Norway.
The N64 game, despite its crude polygons, holds up surprisingly well in this Switch port from Nightdive Studios.
Review is this. Puzzler is good. Confused is reader. Game is genius. Baba is brilliant.
The fourth in the underrated Momodora series from Brazilian developer Bombservice is packed with satisfying exploration.
James Keen, Esq. has been trawling Steam’s new releases in search of fresh delights – but mostly turns up rotten stinkers.
The latest game from the lead designer of Civilisation V takes things down to a more human level – but it’s… very… S-L-O-W.
Sundered makes its debut on Switch with a ton of new features. But how does it compare with its wonderful predecessor, Jotun?
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.
A masterful return to form for a series that had lost its way.
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.
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.
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.