Like any fan of horror gaming, our online editor loves Halloween. But what was once a beautifully frightening creature, those walking corpses known as zombies, have become a bit overused and dull in games today. Check out some other scary creatures that could amp up our frightening fun.
In the same vein as Papers Please, Headliner: NoviNews puts you in the role of a normal citizen trying to balance their conscience and their need to survive in a dystopian society. In this world you are a newspaper editor, and it’s a dangerous profession.
Zombie Driver: Immortal Edition is a Nintendo Switch port of the classic vehicular zombie slaughter title of the same name released for the PC back in 2009. The game has aged fairly well, but never had too much depth in the first place.
We brought in our Fire Emblem expert to review the new Fire Emblem: Three Houses game on the Nintendo Switch. After hours of gameplay, the verdict was clear. Fire Emblem: Three Houses is the best game of the long series, and may change the way you think about RPGs.
When Deponia originally came out, way back in 2013, it offered an interesting puzzle adventure game with commentary about a world with too much garbage and disposable goods. Now remade for the Switch, it’s message is even more clear today.
Silence: The Whispered World 2 has been out on other platforms for a while, but now makes the jump to the Nintendo Switch, where it takes on new life. This is one of the most engaging puzzle adventure games in years, with both beauty and brains.
Energy Cycle Edge has an exciting name, but that is where the energy ends for this one-trick pony of a puzzle game. While this was reviewed on the Nintendo Switch, it would be more at home as an ad-supported, free smartphone game.
While not quite the epic turn-based strategy game we hoped it would be, Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics has some interesting points, like mixing XCom tactical gameplay with Lovecraftian Mythos. Set during World War II in the Ardennes Forest, you will be fighting Nazis and other monsters.
While Tower Of Shirin is every bit a puzzle adventure game, with all the pros can cons that entails, this one tends to rise above the pack a bit with colorful characters, and interesting world and a good story to move things along.
Party Hard 2 has a unique concept regarding a funny serial killer who likes to go around and murder everyone attending cool parties. Too bad the game is executed just as poorly as some of the main character’s kills.