The Out There: Oceans of Time game tries to straddle the divide between a story-based title and a resource-management survival game, and it mostly succeeds by allowing the player to choose how they want to navigate between story nodes.
Are you fabulous with flour? Yearning for yeast? Do your cupcakes always come out ready for a food magazine? Then you might be ready to tackle Bakery Simulator, a game about baking bread and earning it too. Just be ready to get a little hungry when you play.
Our Modern Gamer may not be too good at platformers, but even she really enjoyed the beauty and gameplay found in Sephonie. If you have any interest at all in platforming games or puzzles, then don’t miss out on giving this charming indie game a go.
Created by Oh, a Rock! Studios, the same studio that brought us the crazy Too Many Santas dating simulation, The Lost Oregon City Gold keeps that wackiness going with a puzzle-heavy adventure game that provides quite a heaping helping of family fun.
Set around the time of the 1889 Paris Expo, Curious Expedition 2 challenges players to explore a mysterious island looking for new species, hidden civilizations and treasure in this charming, rogue-like universe that you will want to visit again and again.
Time Loader is a puzzle adventure that follows a time-traveling robot as it goes back to 1995 in an attempt to fix the events of a certain day. Puzzles involve moving the robot through one of the messiest houses on the block while also dodging a very curious cat.
About an Elf is an especially bizarre game. At its heart is a visual novel following the adventures of Elven Princess Dam and her sidekick cat Roland. It’s not for everyone, but is certainly one of the most unique Switch titles our Modern Gamer has ever experienced.
Created in conjunction with the Cook Inlet Tribal Council, the Never Alone: Arctic Collection offers much to like, from the sheer beauty of the game to the exploration of deep Inupiat culture. It also has a fantastic theme with a strong emphasis on generational wisdom.
In Kaiju Wars, you get to play as those really outclassed military units that are famous in Japanese monster movies for acting as cannon fodder for Godzilla and his friends. Will you fare better, or just taste better?
City building games are all the rage these days, but they can sometimes become just as stressful as wargames. That won’t happen with Dorfromantik, a board game like experience which offers one of the most relaxing builders around.