This is a technically efficient port for Dynasty Warriors 8 with a solid performance that adds plenty of extra content to the game. It is easily the best Dynasty Warriors available now on the Nintendo Switch.
Vane is an experience filled with intrigue and mystery, but it’s held back by some technical issues. One can’t help but feel that it could’ve used some more time in the oven. That said, despite its issues, it’s better than the sum of its parts and worth checking out by fans of Team ICO’s past work.
Persona Dancing: Endless Night Collection should satisfy all your musical needs as a fan of the series, but the gameplay is not exactly that great. The story in the two new Persona Dancing games is also terrible so strictly as a rhythm game, they are not that good. Taken as a whole, this collection offers substantial value bringing all the modern Persona Dancing games together.
Hitman 2 is engrossing from the beginning to the end. It is a masterwork in stealth, and visually sublime with a gorgeous implementation of HDR. IO Interactive has iterated on what made the original Hitman fun, and the result is that the sequel hits new highs leading to one of the finest Stealth games released this generation.
An expensive DLC expansion that does offer many fun new elements, but without any gameplay innovations, there is no appeal in it for those who were never a fan of the base game. For Honor: Marching Fire's asking price also feels a little too high compared to content offered in this expansion.
The World Ends With You still holds up well today despite releasing years ago. Some of its appeal is lost in the transition to a different platform, but the story and combat system is still enjoyable. The soundtrack with the choice of a remixed option gives the fans an opportunity to experience it all over again. New types of gameplay options including co-op support and an original story scenario only adds further appeal to this otherwise fantastic action RPG.
There is a lack of fresh gameplay elements in LEGO DC Super-Villains, but the story is genuinely funny and has its moments. The highlight is easily the character creator, which offers the players plenty of options to customize a new supervillain.
As a remake, Disgaea 1 Complete is pretty barebones and lacks new content. It also has a slightly misleading name, but this doesn’t take back that it is a still a classic that holds up well even today and serves as a good entry point into the series.
As a fan of the Beat Em' Up genre, this collection strikes the proper balance with each game providing its own unique experience. There is a lack of bonus material and the online multiplayer is a little spotty, but the support for couch co-op is great.
Fans of turn-based strategy games who are looking for a deep combat system should check out God Wars: The Complete Legend, however, don’t expect a lot from the story. As for those who have already finished it once, there is a lack of meaningful new content.
As a series that has a huge legacy and influenced many games since its release, Shenmue hasn't managed to age that well. The awkward control scheme takes some time to get used to, and there are some unfortunate bugs that seem to hit hard enough to ruin the experience, but the story still has a lot of heart and charm to make you care enough to finish it.