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Dead Cells
This was probably my favorite game of 2018, though since it's also a very challenging title it won't be for everyone. I ...
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GRIS
As the game starts you’ll witness the main character, Gris, losing her voice. This seems to be both literal and symbolic...
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The Messenger
Possibly one of the best retro console titles I've ever played, The Messenger actually feels like a collection of multip...
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The Gardens Between
When we first saw footage of this title in one of the Nindie Directs it was already clear that the game was brilliant v...
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Horizon Chase Turbo

Oh, to go back to the arcades, hearing the sound of quarters being dispensed from the bill changer, and diving into s...

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Flipping Death
Whenever you talk about classic adventure titles there's roughly a standing assumption that they'll bog down at some poi...
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Everspace - Stellar Edition
As a massive fan of the classic Wing Commander series this is a title that easily caught my eye while it was on PC. Ther...
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Guacamelee! 2
While I really enjoyed the original Guacamelee I actually thought it got a bit more hype than it deserved overall. Whate...
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Ms. Splosion Man
I'd heard of this title before but nothing could prepare me for just how weirdly, brilliantly silly it all is. While in ...
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Transistor
As the follow-up to Bastion, Transistor has some of the same base elements as an action-oriented RPG but they're very di...
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Mark of the Ninja: Remastered
While it may be a port of an older title I can't say that I've played any other game that has nailed making stealthy pla...
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Pinball FX3 - Williams™ Pinball: Volume 1
In order to add a personal touch each of these tables has been enhanced with side art (which I love across the board), a...
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Bastion
While people with access to other systems may well have played Bastion before since it's been around for a number of yea...
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Hyper Light Drifter -Special Edition
The first thing to know is that the only way to digest the game’s story is through still images and small in-game moment...
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Flat Heroes
While it may look visually pretty simple, featuring geometric shapes for the most part and a very clean design, the game...
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Pool Panic
This was hands down my favorite title I'd never really heard about that I got to check out at PAX East. Thoroughly weird...
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Miles & Kilo
Keeping in mind that the levels in Kid Tripp were always designed to support speed running, while you could choose to ta...
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Just Shapes & Beats
Possibly one of the more bizarre titles I played in 2018, Just Shapes and Beats pretty well gives away its secret in the...
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Shantae: Half- Genie Hero Ultimate Edition
Oddly up until this year I'd only consistently heard good things about Shantae but I'd never had the chance to indulge f...
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A Robot Named Fight
If Nintendo were to decide to turn the Metroid series into a roguelike it would likely end up looking quite a bit like A...
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Slayaway Camp: Butcher's Cut
To start out in the game you’ll initially be playing the part of Skullface, a homicidal maniac determined to slaughter t...
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Tesla vs Lovecraft
As a massive fan of shooters you knew there would have to be some love thrown in that direction. While there were many o...
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Steredenn: Binary Stars
Moving in a very different direction Steredenn is a bullet hell roguelike space shooter that has some truly bonkers weap...
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Bridge Constructor Portal
While there have been a few different bridge construction games on the Switch I'd say this one, by far, stands out from ...
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Super Meat Boy
One of the original poster children of brutally challenging platforming is now on the Switch and he's as tough as ever. ...
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Yoku's Island Express
In general, everything you need to accomplish is some riff on classic pinball mechanics. You’ll have flippers, bumpers, ...
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Stardust Galaxy Warriors: Stellar Climax
To think that when this title snuck onto the eShop I almost missed it. Since I'd not heard of it in advance of its relea...
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This War of Mine: Complete Edition
Combine this somewhat bleak situation with survival game mechanics and you get a very interesting take on the genre, one...
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Super Hydorah
While inspired by the classics like R-Type and Gradius, Super Hydorah has a great feel and style all its own. You're abl...
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SNK 40th ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION
If you're a big fan of classic arcade games you've probably heard of or even get nostalgic for a fair number of games fe...
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The Bug Butcher
This is another title I hadn't heard too much about and almost missed that I'm very glad I go to check out this year. Es...
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Moonlighter
One part Zelda-esque combat and dungeon exploration and another part shop simulator Moonlighter is a title that looks gr...
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True Fear: Forsaken Souls - Part 1
Who knew that having played a number of horror-esque games on the Switch that the one that would be the most consistent ...
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Marble It Up!
The baseline key to games of this kind is to get the physics and feel of it right and they’ve absolutely nailed it. The ...
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MagiCat
You’ll be playing through the game as the pretty nimble and capable MagiCat, collecting coins and gems in a variety of c...
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Reigns: Kings & Queens
Borrowing its left/right swiping interface from the likes of apps like Tinder, Reigns is all about making choices and th...
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Velocity2X
Working with a quick-warping mechanic, some tricky stage designs, and an ever-growing arsenal of abilities that you’ll n...
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Speed Brawl
Taking the genre to a slightly different destination with its focus on combos and keeping things moving Speed Brawl can ...
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The Spectrum Retreat
You begin by waking in a somewhat modern-looking hotel room and are pretty quickly greeted by one of the staff, an almos...
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Into the Breach
Coming from the people behind the infamous FTL (which somehow still isn't on Switch), this bite-sized strategy title wor...
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Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes
Who knew that disarming a bomb could be so difficult and tense? With only one person actively trying to work on the bomb...
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Overcooked! 2
Starting with the basics you’ll be playing the part of a chef who is trying to prepare what becomes a variety of dishes ...
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Guns, Gore and Cannoli 2
Another sequel that took what worked in the original and then made it better on all levels, this side-scrolling zombie-b...
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Semblance
This is a title I got to check out at PAX East that definitely left me wanting more and the final product was no disappo...
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Figment
This is probably the most action-oriented and challenging game in this small list but it also has a somewhat sad family-...
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Ikaruga
Though it's a carry-over from the previous generation there's still no other space shooter quite like Ikaruga. Not only ...
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FRAMED Collection
While its comic book-style presentation is clean and outstanding it’s the unusual gameplay in both Framed and its sequel...
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Battle Chasers: Nightwar
While this RPG is turn-based and has more of a classic JRPG feel to it, there's no question that its comic book art insp...
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Don't Starve: Nintendo Switch Edition
Starting out the game with only the game’s main character Wilson as an option you’ll find yourself dropped into the wild...
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Bombslinger
Asking the question perhaps nobody answered: How do you finally give the tight gameplay of the classic Bomberman series ...

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