Overall, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is a very competent shooter that knows what it’s doing. Single player is stripped out in favor of one of the most in-depth multiplayer experiences you can find. If you are into that kind of competitive shooting, Black Ops 4 will really shine.
Originally releasing in 2014, Wasteland 2 finally makes its way to the Nintendo Switch. And it brings a lot of improvements along for the ride. Now the game can be played with the Switch in portable mode too, letting players bring the hellish wastes along with them anywhere.
Set in the Cold War period of the 1980s, Phantom Doctrine is an ambitious title that combines role-playing, strategy, tactical combat and an interesting spy-themed story that will have you sneaking and shooting through a dark world of espionage and betrayal.
Perennial favorite Monster Hunter creeps onto the Nintendo Switch with Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate. Players will find themselves fighting increasingly large and dangerous creatures, while also grinding out new armor and equipment. It all takes place on the Switch in an exciting and seemingly endless world.
Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire is easily in the running for RPG Game of the Year. And now the deadly seas expand to include the Beast of Winter DLC, set on a mysterious expanding iceberg where death literally awaits high-level players.
Unexplored: Unlocked Edition is a slam dunk if you’re hankering for another title in the Roguelike genre, even if it isn’t the most visually appealing game to play on the big screen. The gameplay though is smooth and fun, and enables nearly endless play.
If you miss the golden age of cooperative videogame playing, then Pode for the Nintendo Switch may bring back some of that excitement. See if our two reviewers enjoyed Pode’s beautiful little romp of co-op goodness straight through to the end.
Incorporating cars, off-road trucks, airplanes, motorcycles and speedboats, The Crew 2 challenges players to master a variety of races from coast to coast. You might even find yourself instantly switching from one vehicle to the next in the same race.
Although interesting in concept, with a soul trying to escape from a beautifully rendered Hell, Agony has a surprisingly dull story, and takes to falling back on it’s gore factor, sexual innuendo and shock value to try and keep things interesting.
Re-releasing a game from 2008 on the Nintendo Switch may not seem like a recipe for success, but it actually is if that game is De Blob, one of the coolest 3D puzzle platformers around. Now paired with the friendly Switch interface, gamers will be painting the town red, blue, green and everything else all over again.