Set in the dark streets of Paris and seen through the rainy windows of a busy night shift taxi, you play a driver with a silver tongue in the Noir-like adventure Night Call. Talk to your passengers. Observe the world around you. And don’t get framed for your own attempted murder.
Based on the bestselling children’s books by Brian Jaques, The Lost Legends of Redwall: The Scout tells the tale of either Liam or Sophia, two mice out to save their picturesque woodland home from invading rats. It’s a rate game that parents can play with thier kids.
With more than a little bit of a nod to H. P. Lovecraft, The Sinking City adventure game provides one of the truest representations of a Call of Cthulhu pen and paper role-playing game, and all the positives and negatives that entails.
Song of Memories is a coming of age tale about a boy who has to grow up fast. Things get weird though when a mysterious band of beautiful girls arrive and vow to protect him from roving monsters…by dancing. Yes, it’s very odd, but also kind of cool.
Warlocks 2 offers the somewhat rare local cooperative gameplay that can make a hack and slash title a lot of fun. But weakness in the combat engine and overall gameplay shortcomings make it a bit too clunky to be overly valuable for single adventures.
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.
Battling zombie-like freakers, rival gangs and murderous cultists from the back of your custom hog is just par for the course in Days Gone, one of the most unique open-world survival horror adventures to come out in years.
Free to play and easy to learn, Dauntless is a bit like Monster Hunter World, but for everyone of any skill level. For a more casual monster hunting game, it has surprising depth, beautiful graphics and crossplay between PC and console players. Hunt this one down 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.
The studio behind the excellent Layers of Fear and the cyberpunk thriller Observer have crafted another masterpiece in Layers of Fear 2. This one delves deeply into a world of horror, and uses all kinds of sight, sounds and narrative techniques to portray its creeping dread.