Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythmic Adventure Pack is a novelty game, and like most novelties, it's shallow with short-lived appeal.
The Forbidden Arts tries recreating games of old, but it manages to conjure flaws that should have stayed buried.
A solid foundation can't keep balance issues and questionable content from dragging this arcade shooter down into the mud.
Final Fantasy: Crystal Chronicles Remastered recreates the original's flaws, and like before, it's best enjoyed as a multiplayer-only game.
Mystery Dungeon DX gets the story right, but ultimately fails to deliver on everything else.
Snack World works as a tasty, but not entirely satisfying, appetizer, with too much filler and some strange balancing choices.
A Knight's Quest has a good foundation, but it relies too heavily on a borrowed identity and suffers from technical issues and a bit of tedium.
At the end of the day, Daemon X Machina doesn't live up to its full potential, and that's a shame because it has a lot going for it.
Etherborn stumbles at times in its execution and gets lost in an unnecessary narrative, but there's no denying the puzzle design is brilliant.
When it works, Mechstermination Force is an enjoyable experience, but those moments are marred by some faulty design and monotonous grinding.
Rigid Core's first game contains a solid central mechanic and some well-designed puzzles, but suffers from lackluster implementation and repetition.
Atelier Sophie DX plays it safe and might seem too familiar, but its charm and superb crafting system make it worth the while.
Nexomon: Extinction adds a healthy, welcome dose of RPG style to its story, but can't, or won't, step out from the shadows of its inspirations.
Brigandine: The Legend of Runersia offers deep tactics gameplay but the overall execution falls short of greatness.
TMS #FE Encore is a solid enough RPG that doesn't play to its strengths and ultimately falls short of greatness.
Super Dragon Ball Heroes World Mission is split between a great card-based combat system and not-so-great everything else, but it's still fun for series fans.
Challenging RTS game works well overall and brings you back for more, but is bogged down by some design flaws.
If you have played it before, especially on the Switch, you’re probably better off buying Sophie and Firis separately when they go on sale since the DX version doesn’t add anything vital or new.
Littlewood's warm setting, deep customization, and endearing characters make it one of the better farm-sims on Nintendo Switch.
UnderMine on Switch is a strong, quirky roguelike full of personality that strikes a healthy balance between challenge and accessibility.