This week The Skirmisher is racking his brain trying to figure out why so much effort is being put into remaking Final Fantasy VII when there are so many other worthy contenders that would make for a more fun experience. You know, like the game with the foul-mouthed squirrel and all the blood, or the best JRPG ever made.
Neal Sayatovich grabs the reins of his new Skirmisher column this week, taking over the retired Hardcore slot. And for his first time out, he’s taking on his beloved Nintendo Switch in an ‘The emperor has no clothes’ moment of either insanity or clarity. Come on in and see what kind of fun Skirmisher Sayatovich will get into on his new regular soapbox.
Counter Terrorist Agency tasks you with fighting the war on terror from a management perspective. That means staring at screens, wiretapping phones, studying texts and documents, and ordering others to go out and nab the bad guys. It can get dull, but is a unique experience nonetheless.
The Long Journey Home is a sci-fi space epic where you must lead your crew through millions of miles of uncharted space while trying to survive long enough to get back home. Think Star Control or Starflight, but on a modern platform.
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.