Doomblade is an amazing Metroidvania with a uniquely good combat and control scheme that’s completely different from many similar titles. This is one slick shooter that is not to be missed for those who enjoy Metroidvanias.
Our reviewer enjoys party games that he can play in couch co-op with his friends and family, and he was delighted to find that Chickenoidz Super Party had launched for the Nintendo Switch and PC. Chickenoidz Super Party is a multiplayer top-down arena shooter for up to four players.
Giants have always been brutal enemies in Dungeons and Dragons campaigns. The new Bigby Presents: Glory of the Giants compendium from Wizards of the Coast not only adds plenty of lore and treasure for those massive creatures.
Dynopunk is quite the mix of different concepts and genres. It’s basically a story-based title with management tasks mixed in. And it’s set in a totally cyberpunk world, but one filled with dinosaurs.
My Friendly Neighborhood is kind of like a wonderfully odd mashup of Five Nights at Freddy’s and Call of Duty. The title has players exploring a closed television studio for a children’s show where all of the formerly family friendly puppets have come to life and gone completely mad.
Killer Frequency is an incredibly unique horror puzzle adventure. It uses a first-person interface, but instead of pelting players with jump scares or waves of monsters, it challenges them to try and save desperate people who call into a late-night radio show looking to escape a deadly serial killer stalking a small town.
Transmogrify is a unique puzzle platformer that challenges players to brave waves of enemies, hitting them with a sci-fi transmogrification ray that turns them into something more useful, like building blocks which can then be used to escape levels or to climb ever higher.
Age of Wonders 4 was designed to heavily support player customization of their heroes, societies and armies, leading to a sandbox experience that is not to be missed for fans of turn based, 4X strategy titles.
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is clearly one of the best RPGs released for the Nintendo Switch console, but it also probably should be thought of as one of the best RPGs of all time. It’s truly an epic tale that is simply a joy to experience.
This week Modern Gamer columnist Marie Brownhill turns the key on the retro-themed racer Sunrise GP. Developer Gamedust has created a really entertaining experience for the Nintendo Switch that looks like a classic arcade title but drives like a modern racer.