Wreckfest Banner
Oh man, where do I begin to properly convey my total love for this title? First and foremost I’ll start with the game’s ...
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Neon White
Right out of the gate, the highest compliment I can pay Neon White is how quickly its tight controls and smart design ca...
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Nobody Saves the World

One of the things I love most about indie games is their tendency to bring surprises to the table of some kind. Drink...

It Takes Two Banner
It Takes Two
It Takes Two is simply a big step above the co-op competition, earning a pretty rare Hall of Fame rating
The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe Banner
The Stanley Parable: Ultra Deluxe

Among the indie games I’ve greatly enjoyed on PC over the years and have wondered when they would make their wa...

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge Banner
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge

Having played the game already at PAX East this year where I was blown away, this review was a bit of a foregone conc...

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Mini Motorways

Whoever out there would say that simple games, or at least ones that at a glance could be “casual”, are a...

The iconic series adds well-implemented multiplayer to the mix, clearly making itself king once more
Cursed to Golf Banner
Cursed to Golf
This roguelike golfing title thoroughly proves that sports titles are ripe for conversion if they can all be this good
Chained Echoes Banner
Chained Echoes
This single-developer passion project sets a standard for how the classic 16-bit JRPG can still be improved upon
Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration Banner
Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration
Far more than a mere collection of well-known games, Atari 50 sets the standard for chronicling the history of an icon
LEGO® Bricktales Banner
LEGO® Bricktales
Finally, a LEGO game that truly captures the essence of both its creative and functional play in digital form
Shatter Remastered Deluxe Banner
Shatter Remastered Deluxe
If you’ve been looking for the best brick breaker on the Switch, look no further… this is it
SpiderHeck Banner
Frantic multiplayer action you can enjoy online or with friends in co-op or competitive modes
Midnight Fight Express Banner
Midnight Fight Express
If you’ve ever dreamt of a beat-em-up that would effectively flow and feel like John Wick this gets really close
Temtem Banner
There's finally a legit upstart contender for the monster-collecting throne...
LOUD: My Road to Fame Banner
LOUD: My Road to Fame

Oh how I love it when great music and rhythm games show up pretty well unannounced to blow me away. While I do wish t...

The Jackbox Party Starter Banner
The Jackbox Party Starter

While there aren’t any new games included in this pack, you could definitely consider it a bit of an All-Star p...

Citizen Sleeper Banner
Citizen Sleeper

As regulars probably know well by now, I don’t tend to be a fan of visual novels and even sometimes struggle wi...

While I’ve been able to be objective about survival games in order to attempt to give them an appropriately fair shake r...
Dawn of the Monsters Banner
Dawn of the Monsters
Well damn, who knew that within a two week span I’d play two very different titles on Switch that have the beat-em-up ge...
A Musical Story Banner
A Musical Story
I’ve truly enjoyed the diverse set of indie titles that have come to the Switch under the category of rhythm and music. ...
Zombie Rollerz: Pinball Heroes Banner
Zombie Rollerz: Pinball Heroes
While I’ll open by admitting that, in general, any game with the word Pinball in the title gets my attention, in the cas...
Infernax Banner
Retro games looking to take on the rough look and feel of classics like Castlevania are always going to face a bit of an...
OlliOlli World Banner
OlliOlli World
Given the overall lack of sports-oriented titles on the Switch in general, let alone from indie developers, it’s always ...
Swordship Banner
Fan of arcade-like intensity and a tough-but-fair level of challenge should really dig this unique roguelike dodge-em-up
Rogue Legacy 2 Banner
Rogue Legacy 2
One of the OG roguelike classics has been given an overhaul but retains its unusual charms and challenges
Cult of the Lamb Banner
Cult of the Lamb
The folks at Devolver certainly have a type and know how to pick weird but excellent indies, striking gold again
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Donut Dodo
Rocking vibes from multiple arcade classics, Donut Dodo is an excellent and challenging remix
Tunic Banner
Undoubtedly the most well-crafted “tough Zelda” game out there, with tons to discover and learn (usually the hard way)
Steve Jackson's Sorcery! Banner
Steve Jackson's Sorcery!

While I may be prone to complaining when titles put me to sleep with their droning stories and dry lore, when the qua...

Will You Snail? Banner
Will You Snail?

A worthy discussion that has come up in recent years has to do with accessibility and whether games that are inherent...

River City Girls 2 Banner
River City Girls 2
The girls are back with some new friends, new moves, and new challenges for beat-em-up fans
Sifu Banner
If you’re a huge fan of beat-em-ups or crazy martial arts action Sifu delivers, but you’ll need to work for it!
Guardian Tales Banner
Guardian Tales
While its gacha game essence and free-to-play screens may be irksome, the story and gameplay are spot on
The Legend of Heroes: Trails from Zero Banner
The Legend of Heroes: Trails from Zero
While it very much feels like a traditional JRPG, there’s just a flair to this title that pulled me in
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Beacon Pines
Can you make the crucial decisions it takes to save your friends and your struggling town?

Having grown up spending far too much time and money in the arcades of old, the Pac-Man series is near and dear to my...

Super Mega Zero Banner
Super Mega Zero

There’s something to be said for indie games that, at a glance, may feel like they’re taking shortcuts, b...

Young Souls Banner
Young Souls

With the volume of titles I’m typically reviewing on a weekly basis I’ll admit that anything that calls i...

Inscryption Banner
At its base it’s a deck-building strategy with disturbing vibes, and from there it continues to surprise
Railbound Banner
Carefully plotting your rails to ensure your train will leave the station has never been so addicting
Mecha Ritz: Steel Rondo Banner
Mecha Ritz: Steel Rondo
Old-school vertical shooting meets some welcome alterations in this well-made modern retro classic
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Them's Fightin' Herds
Though its thin overall roster may lack depth, this budget fighter looks and plays great, and has a remarkable Story Mode to boot!
Trifox Banner
While not perfect, Trifox is a refreshing take on 3D platforming and affords you great flexibility in how you play
Youropa Banner
While this gravity-defying and somewhat mind-bending 3D puzzler can be aggravating it’s also quite unique
Gerda: A Flame in Winter Banner
Gerda: A Flame in Winter
Discover the challenge of navigating Nazi-occupied Denmark in this historically-inspired indie
Yars: Recharged Banner
Yars: Recharged
The classic Atari 2600 has gotten a significant upgrade, helping it more fully realize the potential it always had
Train Valley: Console Edition Banner
Train Valley: Console Edition
This seemingly calm and pleasant train sim is actually quite a tastily strategic challenge in disguise
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Capcom Arcade 2nd Stadium

When I saw the roster in this massive arcade compendium I was already pretty impressed, but having jumped into the Ar...

Coromon Banner

The distance between honoring a game (trying to build on what made people love it and hoping to create something a li...

Bugsnax Banner

As long-time followers of mine will undoubtedly know, I’m a lover of games that qualify as being weird. With th...

Blast Brigade vs. the Evil Legion of Dr. Cread Banner
Blast Brigade vs. the Evil Legion of Dr. Cread

When I typically think of Metroidvanias I’ve been conditioned a bit to the point that I assume the balance is u...

WRC 10 The Official Game Banner
WRC 10 The Official Game

Having always been more of an arcade and combat racing kind of gamer, titles that are more simmy have always been a c...

Please, Touch the Artwork Banner
Please, Touch the Artwork
With its creative use and interaction with modern art, it provides quite a unique experience
The old-school arcade icon is back for a pretty unique adventure
Hindsight Banner
There’s just something about playing the right story-driven game that speaks to some aspect of your own life or trials t...
South of the Circle Banner
South of the Circle
Telling a tale that spans multiple times and places, it makes for a different sort of romantic journey
Digimon Survive Banner
Digimon Survive
While a departure from the normal monster collecting and battling, it tells a captivating story within that universe
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Azure Striker Gunvolt 3
With its signature visual extravagance and flair, the addition of a new character spices the series up
Endling - Extinction is Forever Banner
Endling - Extinction is Forever
When you’ve been playing 10 - 20 games a week for the last 4 years it can get to be a challenge for games to really stan...
Souldiers Banner
Originally impressed by my time with it when I played the demo for it from Steam Next Fest, Souldiers is a Metroidvania ...
Maybe it’s the 80s kid and 90s twenty-something in me, but I’ll admit that when a game features a slice of life from my ...
Zombie Army 4: Dead War Banner
Zombie Army 4: Dead War
The Sniper Elite series has been a pretty consistent source of stealthy Nazi body count accumulation on the Switch, and ...
Tormented Souls Banner
Tormented Souls
In general I’ll admit that I’ve been a bit frustrated by games from the indie space on Switch who describe themselves as...
Ah, the classic arcade light gun genre, remembered fondly for how bonkers it could be and a bit less positively for how ...
The Last Friend Banner
The Last Friend
Doing a fantastic job of mixing classic tower defense with satisfying beat-em-up action and plenty of furry friends that...
Agent Intercept Banner
Agent Intercept
Looking back at my days in the arcade games there were a few titles that were legendary in their coolness and reputation...
Gunborg: Dark Matters Banner
Gunborg: Dark Matters
More budget-friendly titles are almost always a challenge to know how to score against their more full-priced brethren. ...
FAR: Changing Tides Banner
FAR: Changing Tides
Picking up roughly where the original FAR left off, and generally offering up a very similar (though longer and refined)...
If you’re an old-school arcade shooter fan the Nintendo Switch was already bordering on a dream console. Now, with the a...
Welcome to Elk Banner
Welcome to Elk
One of the subgenres of games that has been extremely well-represented on the Switch has been story-driven games, and th...
Soccer Story Banner
Soccer Story
Who knew that sports RPGs could consistently be so engaging, approachable, and charming?!?
Falling Out Banner
Falling Out
While there’s no doubt that the gameplay is Spelunky-inspired, the option for co-op play and a slightly milder challenge help it shine
The Spirit and the Mouse Banner
The Spirit and the Mouse
A mix of cuteness, charm, and engaging exploration make this a winner
The Gallery Banner
The Gallery
Two different and tense stories from different eras come to life in this well-acted FMV game
Tinykin Banner
The classic collect-a-thon isn't dead if we won't let it be, and Tinykin shows how that prompts exploration of huge areas
Silt Banner

Too often in the indie space I’ve found that games that bill themselves as being horror in some way have genera...

Windjammers 2 Banner
Windjammers 2
I’ll admit to having a bit of an old school weakness for the weird spectacle that the original Windjammers managed to cr...
Melatonin Banner
Keeping things pretty simple in execution, Melatonin delivers on rhythmic fun and challenges
Jitsu Squad Banner
Jitsu Squad
After a release day patch, this pretty silly and unique beat-em-up is ready for the next challenger(s)
The Rumble Fish 2 Banner
The Rumble Fish 2
While perhaps not as well-known as its peers, this fighter has technique and variety that will please genre fans
Prodeus Banner
Delivers the old-school looks and thrills of the Doom generation with some smart tweaks but inconsistent level design
Atari Mania Banner
Atari Mania
Retro gaming mash-ups abound, and present quite a challenge, in this somewhat odd and reverent adventure
Who knew that the life of a Roomba could be so exciting, just look out for that corpse grinding feature...
RPG Time: The Legend of Wright Banner
RPG Time: The Legend of Wright
Super-creative and lovingly animated with hand-drawn and crafted elements, this RPG has a simple charm that works
Lost in Play Banner
Lost in Play
Terrific animation, solid voice acting, and a light but fun puzzle adventure style make this a solid treat
Little Noah: Scion of Paradise Banner
Little Noah: Scion of Paradise

As a long-time fan of roguelikes of all shapes and sizes I suppose it is natural that I’d be attracted to the p...

Arise: A Simple Story - Definitive Edition Banner
Arise: A Simple Story - Definitive Edition

While my fondest memories of great Switch titles tend to focus on games that are more on the more gameplay-focused si...

Lumote: The Mastermote Chronicles Banner
Lumote: The Mastermote Chronicles

Puzzle platformers on the Switch have taken on all sorts of appearances on the Switch, but nothing has been quite lik...

Kombinera Banner

There’s nothing like a relaxing puzzle game to take a break from the stresses of more action-based and intense ...

Kao the Kangaroo Banner
Kao the Kangaroo

While there’s no question that the traditional mascot platformers for the most part went the way of the dinosau...

The Oregon Trail Banner
The Oregon Trail
The educational classic, with a few upgrades of note, remains challenging and more insightful than ever
The Jackbox Party Pack 9 Banner
The Jackbox Party Pack 9
An old favorite and 4 very different games make this pack fun, but as usual not all will probably be a hit for everyone
Q.U.B.E. 10th Anniversary Banner
Q.U.B.E. 10th Anniversary
Even after 10 years, the original Q.U.B.E. remains a compelling and well-built first-person puzzler
No Place for Bravery Banner
No Place for Bravery
Among the things there are also no place for in this title: Lack of skills, and unwillingness to be patient
Foretales Banner
How do you make a splash on the Switch eShop? You polish, polish, polish…
Ooblets Banner
Without a doubt a charmingly weird little world to explore, capture critters, and then watch them dance battle in
Rite Banner
For the budget asking price, Rite may not have a ton in the way of variety, but offers up some classic challenging platforming
ElecHead Banner

It’s always cool to see a new and inventive take on a puzzle platformer, and ElecHead certainly accomplishes th...

Galacticon Banner

As a big fan of retro arcade games, and someone who has sunk innumerable hours to continuing to enjoy them over the y...

Dezatopia Banner
Feeling like you’ve seen every sort of retro side-scrolling shooter possible? Then get a load of this!
Ship of Fools Banner
Ship of Fools
While only ideal playing with a friend, Ship of Fools manages to be both simple and complex… and compelling
A Little to the Left Banner
A Little to the Left
A game that will first trigger, and then satisfy, your inner OCD freak
Ultra Kaiju Monster Rancher Banner
Ultra Kaiju Monster Rancher
If you don’t mind the repetitive grind of bringing up your giant beastie, it can be quite endearing
Winter Games 2023 Banner
Winter Games 2023
While not every event is medal-worthy, this game’s 10 Olympic events work surprisingly well and make for fun competition
Jack Move Banner
Jack Move
Fans of Cyberpunky vibes, turn-based battling, and a bit of techno-jargon being thrown around should enjoy this one
Islets Banner
With its colorful art and slightly different-than-the-norm Metroidvania flavor, Islets has legs on the Switch
Arcade Paradise Banner
Arcade Paradise
If you have nostalgia for the classic arcades of the 80s and early 90s the chance to run one of your own is tempting...
Spidersaurs Banner

Going back to the glory days of the classic Contra, both at home and in the arcades, the run ‘n gun shooter has...

Rogue Lords Banner
Rogue Lords

Roguelike deckbuilding games have been quite the rage for the past few years, but not everything in the space strateg...

Defend the Rook Banner
Defend the Rook

When it comes to tactical strategy the Switch has been blessed with both some variety in takes, ranging from more lon...

Toodee and Topdee Banner
Toodee and Topdee

What I love about indie games is their ability to make sometimes relatively small tweaks on or hybrids of well-known ...


While in general there’s been a lack of diverse sports games on the Switch, despite the past popularity of skii...

The Punchuin Banner
The Punchuin
Putting a bit more action than is typical into the puzzle action genre, making for a more hectic experience
Wavetale Banner
Toning down the typical action adventure, Wavetale features plenty of serene and beautiful moments along the way
My Fantastic Ranch Banner
My Fantastic Ranch
While seasoned gamers will likely bristle at its simplicity, this is a great starter sim for the younger set
McPixel 3 Banner
McPixel 3
Embrace the madness, and join McPixel through loads of silly puzzles, peeing on things, and violence
Lunistice Banner
Solid old-school 3D platforming with variety, and at a super-cheap budget price? What a bargain!
Despite its more humble looks, solid controls and smart design make it a great budget action game to roll with
Wizorb Banner
The classic Breakout / Arkanoid formula meets RPG in this budget-priced retro arcade action title
C.A.R.L. Banner
Not a bad bit of fun for retro platforming enthusiasts, with a few novel touches that help it shine
Dorfromantik Banner
While its name is undoubtedly odd, this very chill-but-smart puzzler delivers a unique challenge
Wayward Strand Banner
Wayward Strand
In a world of narrowly-focused objectives in games, it’s sometimes nice to simply choose your own path
Haiku, the Robot Banner
Haiku, the Robot
A satisfying and generally very accessible Metroidvania experience awaits
ANNO: Mutationem Banner
ANNO: Mutationem
If you enjoy exploration and world building with a cyberpunky edge, you'll likely find ANNO to have some appeal
Blossom Tales II: The Minotaur Prince Banner
Blossom Tales II: The Minotaur Prince
Though continuing with many of the charms of the original, the somewhat dumbed down challenge gives it less appeal
Before We Leave Banner
Before We Leave
Smart strategic city-building and a pro-environment vibe help this sim stand out as something enjoyable
KLONOA Phantasy Reverie Series Banner
KLONOA Phantasy Reverie Series
Having never played or even really heard much about the Klonoa series, I was pretty eager to check it out when I heard t...
Barn Finders Banner
Barn Finders

It’s always a pleasant surprise when a game that looks and feels in line with titles you’ve struggled to enjoy in the...

TEN Banner
Ah, challenging games… they’re a love them or hate them affair depending on how much you like having a compulsion to lau...
Behind the Frame: The Finest Scenery Banner
Behind the Frame: The Finest Scenery
While I love blasting off faces and racing to the finish line, there’s absolutely something to be said for slowing down ...
Card Shark Banner
Card Shark
Bless the indie developers who are determined to take ideas that may sound a bit crazy in concept and run with them, rev...
Lamplight City Banner
Lamplight City
As a fan of both classic adventure titles and games with a unique sense of time and place, Lamplight City is an easy lay...
STAR WARS: The Force Unleashed Banner
STAR WARS: The Force Unleashed
It has been pretty wild to return to many of the classic Star Wars titles on the Switch, and consistent with their origi...
Cat Cafe Manager Banner
Cat Cafe Manager
When it comes to things like business sims there’s a tendency, once you’ve played enough, for them to feel a bit indisti...
Sockventure Banner
While the emphasis in platformers in the past generation, especially when they’ve been 2D, has more often than not been ...
tERRORbane Banner
When it comes to adjectives I like to see associated with games, weird and funny are pretty high on my list, though I’ll...
A Memoir Blue Banner
A Memoir Blue
I’ve been impressed so far this year that story-driven games on the Switch have continued to show up in force, but most ...
Andro Dunos 2 Banner
Andro Dunos 2
The Switch has undoubtedly been blessed with a wide variety of retro shooters since release, pretty well representing al...
Tempest 4000 Banner
Tempest 4000
Though I wouldn’t say that it was among my favorite arcade games back in the day, there’s no question that the original ...
Time Loader Banner
Time Loader
When it comes to puzzle platformers the Switch has them in pretty well every shape, size, and form. That said, I can’t s...
What Lies in the Multiverse Banner
What Lies in the Multiverse
This is a case where you have a game with a very cool sense of style, a compelling set of main characters who have some ...
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Conan Chop Chop
Having always been a fan of beat-em-ups, despite their tendency to get bogged down to some degree with repetition, I’ve ...
Hundred Days - Winemaking Simulator Banner
Hundred Days - Winemaking Simulator
I’ll just open with the fact that I truly despise pretty well all forms of alcohol, so in theory I’m a tough sell for a ...
Dino Galaxy Tennis Banner
Dino Galaxy Tennis
With the general lack of sports games in the indie space on the Switch you can bet any new titles making an appearance w...
Rise of the Third Power Banner
Rise of the Third Power
There’s no doubt that for many the 16-bit era was where JRPGs really exploded into the mainstream, so titles that bring ...
Unforeseen Incidents Banner
Unforeseen Incidents
With the classic point-and-click adventure genre in full-on renaissance mode and a preponderance of options available to...
The Artful Escape Banner
The Artful Escape
One opportunity that the smaller teams and budgets behind typical indie games have is to take bigger risks, either blend...
Pyramid Quest Banner
Pyramid Quest
My tendency with games is to gravitate towards things that are higher in intensity and will throw a challenge my way, bu...
Windosill Banner
Undeniably creative and having a very unique sense of style, Windosill is absolutely distinctive
Jurassic World Aftermath Collection Banner
Jurassic World Aftermath Collection
Captures the suspense of trying to escape from lethal dinosaurs using your wits and technology rather than guns
Robotry! Banner
If you (and potentially a friend) don’t mind the frustration of trying to get (and then keep) going, Robotry is a unique challenge
Doomed to Hell Banner
Doomed to Hell
While it’s not terribly ambitious or tough, there’s some solid twin-stick arcade shooting here on a budget
Gas Station Simulator Banner
Gas Station Simulator
If your goal is to get into a groove of satisfying service, maintenance, and renovation tasks, this does a reasonable job of it
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OneShot: World Machine Edition
A game that, from presentation to play, simply does its own thing…
Alumni - Escape Room Adventure Banner
Alumni - Escape Room Adventure
The Escape Room Adventure series continues to provide a solid challenge, but they are getting tough to differentiate
F.I.S.T.: Forged In Shadow Torch Banner
F.I.S.T.: Forged In Shadow Torch
Metroidvania fans should be thrilled to have another viable indie contender in the space to enjoy, even if it has some flaws
Harlow Banner

While mechanically and functionally a different animal Harlow has a core simplicity that marries with smart design th...

OPUS: Echo of Starsong - Full Bloom Edition Banner
OPUS: Echo of Starsong - Full Bloom Edition

As a fan of the previous OPUS titles, each of which offered up their own unique sort of world with rich characters an...

Revita Banner

To this point when I reflect on the best roguelike shooters I’ve played on Switch the tendency is to be reminde...

RUN: The World In-Between Banner
RUN: The World In-Between

If you’re a fan of challenging platformers this generation has been a particularly good one thanks to games com...

Nova-111 Banner

While it gets off to a bit of a light start, Nova-111 is the sort of game that’ll sneak up on you with its chal...

Lil Gator Game Banner
Lil Gator Game
Definitely geared for the younger, or more casual, crowd this is roughly a kids’ play version of multiple titles and genres
Bravery and Greed Banner
Bravery and Greed
There are elements of this roguelike action game that work, but one critical one that lets the rest down
Pilgrims Banner
Though not terribly long, this quirky wordless adventure has an odd charm and sense of humor that makes it engaging
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DORAEMON STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of the Great Kingdom
While it’s slow to get started, and doesn’t break much new farming sim ground, you can’t deny the game’s charm
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Nickelodeon Kart Racers 3: Slime Speedway
Tapping into just about every available franchise it can, Kart Racers 3 has plenty of character but stalls a bit in some key areas
Cyjin: The Cyborg Ninja Banner
Cyjin: The Cyborg Ninja
This pretty unique take on puzzle platforming will challenge you, but you really need to buy into its core mechanic
Penko Park Banner
Penko Park
Yes, you could choose to view it as an indie Pokemon Snap clone, but that would be denying its simple charms
Hell Pie Banner
Hell Pie
While it has a certain gross-out appeal and offers fun, some more mechanical issues hold it back a bit
Like No Other: The Legend of the Twin Books Banner
Like No Other: The Legend of the Twin Books
Well-animated, voiced, and composed, this game has some great positives, but it somehow struggles to be interesting
Freshly Frosted Banner
Freshly Frosted

At first glance, Freshly Frosted actually gave me a start since I was worried it would be some sort of factory automa...

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Ganryu 2 - Hakuma Kojiro

Among many classic games I was always drawn to in the arcades, Shinobi just seemed to scratch an itch for a certain s...

Princess Farmer Banner
Princess Farmer

When you try to tackle coming up with a new and exciting take on the action puzzler space it’s a bit of a tough...

Grapple Dog Banner
Grapple Dog

With a colorful and cute look, some pretty solid level design, and a generally approachable level of challenge, Grapp...

Astronite Banner
Delivers some challenging Metroidvania play with a distinctive black-and-white retro look and feel
Warhammer 40,000: Shootas, Blood & Teef Banner
Warhammer 40,000: Shootas, Blood & Teef
A very attractive and satisfyingly violent run-n-gun shooter, though dogged by periodic performance issues
Broken Universe - Tower Defense Banner
Broken Universe - Tower Defense
Colorful, reasonably challenging, and with its own general feel, this budget tower defense title has appeal
Serial Cleaners Banner
Serial Cleaners
The second go-round for this franchise adds new characters and abilities, but also loses some of its weirdo flair
Roguebook Banner

While we’re to the point where there are quite a number of roguelike deckbuilders on the Switch, it’s nic...

Sherlock Holmes: The Devils Daughter Banner
Sherlock Holmes: The Devils Daughter

The world’s greatest detective (or, at least the most well-known overall) is back on the Switch for another dos...

REPUBLIQUE: Anniversary Edition Banner
REPUBLIQUE: Anniversary Edition

When it comes to game experiences that deliver a strong story I’ve been fascinated to see the diversity in the ...

Warp Drive Banner
Warp Drive
While this anti-gravity racer isn’t as intense as hoped, it does make for a decent light combat racer
The Knight Witch Banner
The Knight Witch
Combining Metroidvania concepts with some twin-stick shooting, The Knight Witch swings big… and gets on base
Watch Over Christmas Banner
Watch Over Christmas
There’s nothing wrong with being timely in this business, so of course we can have a seasonal adventure in the mix
Pid Banner
An interesting but challenging primary mechanic for movement makes this adventure feel unique but also picky
It's Kooky Banner
It's Kooky
Taking a classic hidden objects game and injecting some humor, this has appeal, though perhaps a bit narrow
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Aragami 2
Stealthy movements, brutal takedowns, and a constant need to be aware of your surroundings abound
Abe and the Oddworld series feel like they’ve hit a new stride with Soulstorm, but there are also some losses
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From Space
While it’s by no means perfect, the almost RPG-like progression in this twin-stick shooter helps it to stand out
Space Tail: Every Journey Leads Home Banner
Space Tail: Every Journey Leads Home
With a pretty unique canine protagonist and the power of its senses, Space Tail dares to be different
Charon's Staircase Banner
Charon's Staircase
Considering the landscape of indie horror games that more often misses than hits, this does reasonably well
She Wants Me Dead Banner
She Wants Me Dead
Simple lesson: Don’t cross your cat or they’ll set a series of diabolical death traps for you
reky Banner
Undeniably fascinating visually, reky is a unique puzzler, but fumbles a bit in terms of clarity and controls
The Darkest Tales Banner
The Darkest Tales
This very dark take on childhood fairytale characters is quite cool pretty, but it gets let down by less inspired combat and controls
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Splatter - Zombiecalypse Now
Top-down zombie shooting that’s satisfying only to a point, but it offers a decent few hours
Moonscars Banner
While it has visual flair, challenging combat mixed with not-so-great mechanics make it “Souls-like” in more ways than one
Gamedec Banner

While perhaps they aren’t for everyone, I do find that a cool cyberpunk experience, exploring more digitally di...

The Legend of Bum-Bo Banner
The Legend of Bum-Bo

Among the weirdo indies out there that simply have their own style and approach, The Binding of Isaac is practically ...


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