The You Don’t Know Jack series has been around for about as long as people have been playing games on computers and consoles. The Jackbox Party Pack 5 adds new games and some innovations, such as turning any cellphone into a controller.
Designed purely as a party game, best enjoyed with a lot of people whacking each other in local play, Nidhogg II can be a blast in the right circumstances, but kind of a letdown if playing alone.
More of an experience than just a game, The Mooseman draws heavily on tribal cultures and ancient wisdom to create a truly unique, and at times breathtaking, experience where videogames meet and embrace art.
Re-releasing a game from 2008 on the Nintendo Switch may not seem like a recipe for success, but it actually is if that game is De Blob, one of the coolest 3D puzzle platformers around. Now paired with the friendly Switch interface, gamers will be painting the town red, blue, green and everything else all over again.
This week Billy is checking out a chess game called Zen Chess: Mate in One, but it isn’t quite the same as a normal game of chess. Besides, you can watch Billy the time waster make some amazing chessboard victories in just one move, like magic, sort of, in a way.
Turmoil is one of the most interesting and fun business type simulations to come out in a long time, with more than enough content and style to justify AAA pricing, but is nonetheless easily available for gamers on a budget.
Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy are both staple videogame versions of the popular television shows. The latest game iterations from Ubisoft come in a dual pack for consoles, upping their game and providing a good value for those who love gameshows.
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.
This week our Time Waster is getting lost in a wingsuit exploration game called Superflight, and its the good kind of lost!
This week Billy is checking out a mobile game called Upgrade The Game 2 that features a neat concept, but only mediocre gameplay.