NASCAR 5 pumps up the racing genre again with new game modes, new tracks, drivers and events. Coupled with a physics and graphical upgrade, NASCAR 5 is one of the best racers yet, and not one to be missed.
Get a chance to see what it’s like to be a first responder in the Accident simulation game. Save as many people as you can, find clues about what caused the accident and follow all procedures. And if you screw up, don’t forget to rewind time.
In CHANGE: A Homeless Survival Experience, you are tasked with surviving on the cold streets of a nameless city filled with uncaring and indifferent people. Made by a team that was almost homeless themselves, it offers a unique and difficult gaming adventure.
There are games that never get old, and Burnout is one of them. It’s still packing a massive punch after all these years with it’s no-rules racing. Burnout Paradise: Remastered slams over to the Nintendo Switch, and brings with it tons of white-hot, fiery crashes.
We should talk is an adventure game where the player must construct texts in order to build love or lies with their girlfriend, and other folks lurking in a neon-drenched bar. The range of good and bad choices is pretty amusing, and the game features nine possible endings.
Make War is a wargame that takes most of the planning elements and presents them almost like a logic puzzle. It makes for a nice twist on the Epic Battle Simulator genre. It’s lack of polish is forgivable given the very low cost of entry and many hours of fun gameplay.
Thief Simulator is, not surprisingly, a game that simulates small heist-like break-ins and other trials in the life of a professional thief. A conversion from virtual reality, it has an interesting concept but quite a few problems with gameplay and execution.
Hot off the asphalt for the Nintendo Switch, we take the new TT Isle of Man Ride on the Edge 2 motorcycle racer for a spin. While it’s not quite as visually impressive on the Switch as other platforms, its still a pretty wild ride.
Help Will Come Tomorrow is a strategy against all odds kind of simulation, in the vein of This War of Mine. Caught in a mysterious train wreck during pre-revolution Russia, your closest companions will be a train of strangers, starvation, wolves, marauders and the ever present cold.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons is a perfect and relaxing game for our troubled times. It’s also one of those titles that makes it worth owning a Nintendo Switch just to play. It should be held up in the same way as Mario, Zelda and Super Smash Bros as a true classic that is accessible to everyone.