Neal Sayatovich has been playing the Dynasty Warriors franchise since he was a little kid. Now he tracks the development of Fire Emblem Warriors as well as reviews the core game, plus all the DLCs, on the Nintendo Switch.
Combining elements of DOTA-style, real-time arena combat with the deep strategic thinking of an advanced computer card game, Artifact is one of the most unique, challenging and fun CCGs to come out in a very long time.
Escape Doodland is designed to mimic the drawings of a middle school age kid as you race through the game’s platforming mechanic. While the setting is sophomoric, the difficult gameplay is probably more college-like.
Based off a Swedish role-playing game, Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden combines darkly comical characters including a mutant pig and a duck, with turn-based tactical combat and exploration. It’s a little rough, but still a gem.
Lucid Dream follows a depressed little wheelchair-bound girl as she struggles to escape her dreary world though a series of colorful dreams. But this classic take on point and click adventures may not be everyone’s cup of tea.
Those of you obsessed with Spyro back in 1998 are going to love the Spyro Reignited Trilogy, which takes our beloved dragon on beautiful adventures. Featuring the voice of “Sponge Bob Squarepants” Tom Kenny, everything about this pack of games is pure quality.
A perennial favorite in Japan, the Dragon Quest RPG has never been hugely popular in the west. That should change with Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age, a title that is as good, and equally beautiful, as any turn-based RPG that you will find.
Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee! harkens back to the good old days of Pokémon Yellow. It has all of that same, classic gameplay, but with a modern take on the plot and story. And when combined with a Pokéball, it enhances the gameplay even more.
Those of you craving more, and better, BattleTech action should check out BATTLETECH Flashpoint, the first of three DLCs for the core mech battling game. Flashpoint adds more story-type missions, more mech types, a new environment, access to LosTech and good late-game challenge.
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.