Heavily inspired by the classic Advance Wars game, Wargroove is a competent and exciting wargame with a brilliant single player mode and plenty of multiplayer action too. In fact, Wargroove is a lesson in how to create a game with both sound strategy and tactics.
The life of a wartime airplane mechanic might not be as exciting as a fighter pilot, but when you only have a few minutes to patch bullet holes, change the oil and fix a wonky head gasket, your skill will really be taxed to get those war machines flying again.
Overall, Rehtona is an adorable little puzzle platformer that has players navigating between light and dark worlds, and having actions taken in them influence one another. Even the name Rehtona is another puzzle itself. See if you can figure it out.
Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition is much more than a remake of the classic game from 2008. Instead, it’s the cumulation of new game modes, dungeons, mini-games, sounds, bosses and other extras added over the years. And it has a great new HD look as well, making it one solid package.
The ultimate 2D fighting series returns with Super Smash Bros: Ultimate, a game that attempts to leverage the wonderful features and nostalgia of the original, with a ton of new content to boot. It works! Super Smash Bros: Ultimate is a knockout.
The Low Road is a clever point and click adventure game set in the 1970s. The hero wants to be a James Bond type secret agent, but ends up working in corporate espionage for an evil car company. It’s quirky, cool and a fun experience.
Townsmen has existed on the PC for a while, and later on mobile platforms. Now it jumps over to consoles for the first time, laying its foundation on the Nintendo Switch. Find out if this one is worth building on in our deep dive review.
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.