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Moving Out 2
While mostly staying true to the formula of the original, there’s just enough new polish and fun to make it worth a fresh look
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DREDGE
This is simply a nautical adventure that continues to surprise, somehow both placid and often tense, routine and yet full of nasty surprises
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Neon Abyss
If you're up for a challenge, tons of power-ups, and bullets everywhere...
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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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Untitled Goose Game
Bless indie developers and their ability to come up with weird concepts for gameplay that you probably never considered ...
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Teslagrad Remastered
Taking the masterfully-made original to spruce it up a little and add some additional challenges makes a great game better
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ScourgeBringer
There’s something about ScourgeBringer that deep down brings back my nostalgia for being in an arcade, pumping quarters ...
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Crown Trick
Among the many genres and subgenres roguelikes have managed to infiltrate I can’t say that a tactical turn-based adventu...
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DRAGON BALL FIGHTERZ
Let me say very clearly that I’ve never been a Dragon Ball Z fan, so I won’t be able to comment on any of the nuance for...
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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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Planet of Lana
A solid take on a cinematic adventure of sorts as you try to evade capture and save your sister
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Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Going way back to the days of playing games with friends on my Commodore 64 I’ve always enjoyed Olympic-style m...

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Ultimate Chicken Horse
If your goal is to get a group of friends laughing, yelling, and throwing down smack talk, this is a great choice
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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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Lords of Exile
A throwback to the classic likes of Castlevania and others with a few modern flourishes
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PAC-MAN MUSEUM+

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...

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Speed Crew
If you’re looking to test your friends and family for coordination in the pits repairing cars, this is a winner
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Killer Frequency
While perhaps its VR-ish setting is only minimally functional, the parts that deliver like the voice acting, suspense, and humor work wonderfully
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DRAINUS
While there’s a learning curve to its style and upgrade systems, this neuvo retro shooter is compelling
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Youropa
While this gravity-defying and somewhat mind-bending 3D puzzler can be aggravating it’s also quite unique
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Gerda: A Flame in Winter
Discover the challenge of navigating Nazi-occupied Denmark in this historically-inspired indie
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Lost Words: Beyond the Page

I’ll admit that this is a title that got off to a bit of a rocky start for me, with me essentially wondering wh...

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Worms W.M.D

In the end I must say that I’m extremely impressed with the level of care and effort that has been put into mak...

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Death Squared

If you've felt like puzzle games have become a bit stale and predictable over the years, with many of them using ...

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Quadroids
A pretty unique test of your ability to process quite a lot at once, your reactions, your planning, and your patience
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Please, Touch the Artwork
With its creative use and interaction with modern art, it provides quite a unique experience
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PAC-MAN WORLD Re-PAC
The old-school arcade icon is back for a pretty unique adventure
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Souldiers
Originally impressed by my time with it when I played the demo for it from Steam Next Fest, Souldiers is a Metroidvania ...
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Greak: Memories of Azur
When you’re this far into a system’s lifespan, making a splash with a game that not only has a distinctive look but that...
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Badland: Game of the Year Edition
While this is a title that has been around for quite some time at this point, I’m surprised by how well it has held up b...
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Alba: A Wildlife Adventure
It’s weird how at times in certain genres when it rains, it pours, and exploration-based discovery titles are currently ...
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Layers of Fear 2
“Walking simulators” that play out as horror titles on the Switch, more often than not, have tended to be a bit of a bus...
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Bladed Fury
While side-scrolling slashers have been around for quite some time, and tend to show up in some abundance, I’ve more oft...
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The Complex
Having played “interactive movie” style games since way back when CD-ROMs first allowed them to exist with the likes of ...
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Two Point Hospital: JUMBO Edition

Sharing a thought, in many ways I still have a real beef with EA and the fact that they absorbed and pretty well ruin...

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Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair
Retro games or those that attempt to recapture a certain vintage feel can be a tricky business and there’s no doubt that...
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OTTTD: Over The Top Tower Defense
Tower defense titles are extremely common in the mobile space (for good reason, they’re well-suited to touchscreen contr...
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Airheart - Tales of broken Wings
This is a game that splices together twin-stick shooting, careful exploration, and crafting, but then throwing in roguel...
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Pic-a-Pix Pieces
Central to the experience are two elements. First, rather than being stuck with only filling in black pixels on a white ...
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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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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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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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Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King
Perhaps a little less gaining inspiration from the classic top-down Zelda titles like Link to the Past than copying it o...
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Ugly
While mechanically it can be tricky at times as you work through larger puzzles, the dynamic nature of your mirror works nicely
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Cassette Beasts
Granted, in many ways it’s another variation on the “creature collector” RPG subgenre, but it is able to differentiate itself nonetheless
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Nightmare Reaper
If you’re looking for a pretty crazy and bloody good time, and don’t mind the retro FPS look and feel, this delivers
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Void Scrappers
Until Vampire Survivors arrives on the Switch, fans of that style of play will handily get their essential fix with this
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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
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Howl
While it can take a few beats to really groove with its strategic play, Howl looks great and provides a fair challenge
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Teslagrad 2
Pretty well hitting a running start continuing from the innovation of the original, Teslagrad 2 is a solid follow-up but can be finicky

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