Who knew that a thousand-year-old game could make such a new splash? Chess Ultra for the Nintendo Switch plays well, and provides some of the most eye-popping backdrops for a game of chess ever created. Plus, it works great when played on a television or the portable Switch screen.
With a deep and heavy emphasis on combat, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is similar in structure to the original Wii game than the more exploration-heavy Chronicles X. Those that love the constant-combat mechanic of traditional JRPG games will find a lot to love.
Although little changed from the 2011 version of the game, tackling the gritty world of LA Noire on the Switch is just as interesting as before, with a few extras like using the touchscreen to investigate crime scenes and playing on the go.
One of the best games released yet for the Nintendo Switch, Super Mario Odyssey takes players on a journey thorough lots of different environments – and introduces many new and exciting game mechanics.
Having conquered other consoles and the PC, The Flame in the Flood moves to the Nintendo Switch, where it quickly becomes one of the strongest additions to Nintendo’s eShop, as well as a top survival-type simulation.
The gorgeous adventure game Echo is more than just a pretty façade. Faced with an army of clones, players will need to be careful what they do, lest the evil copies learn how to accomplish the same things like shooting guns, opening doors or leaping from ledges.
RBI Baseball 2017 is yet another attempt from Major League Baseball to field a passable baseball title. While the 2017 version is better than before, and now has a Nintendo Switch version, it still seems a bit like the minor leagues.
If you have ever dreamed of building your own supercar, racer or supped-up jalopy, then Car Mechanic Simulator 2018 is your vehicle. You may have to perform a lot of drudgery to build up your garage’s prestige and funding first, but this is a digitalized heaven for grease monkeys nonetheless.
The Victorian steampunk Mechs of Ironcast have stomped all over the PC, PlayStation and Xbox. Now they get ready to kick some brass on the Nintendo Switch, where their $13 price tag should have players lining up for more.
ARMS is one of the most whimsical boxing games ever created, but don’t think that doesn’t mean that there is a deep interface hidden below the comical surface. Playable with controllers or motion capture, ARMS packs a solid punch on the Switch.