Shadow of War is such an enjoyable game – the Nemesis System and fortresses are intricate and provide unique, compelling gameplay. The combat mechanics are fluid and suit the game perfectly, allowing you to charge into a crowd of orcs and emerge unscathed or silently take out enemies from the shadows.
The Evil Within 2 is a game that wants to be a few different things: survival horror, mind-bending surrealism, action-adventure, and open-world exploration. It sounds like an unwieldy mix, but against the odds the game seems to hold it all together
Despite a few niggles and the astronomical cost should you buy the whole set, there is so much fun to be had with Lego Dimensions. Mashing up characters and worlds is pure genius and the NFC base takes things to a new level for the 'toy-to-life' category. You just need to resist the urge to splash out on the entire collection.
Super Mario Odyssey is easily one of the best Mario games in a decade and Nintendo has crafted a game full of fun and surprises. It's a beautiful balancing act of the classic gameplay with new features so Odyssey feels familiar yet fresh. Cappy could be a gimmick addition but is actually a stroke of genius. Super Mario Odyssey is a must for Switch owners, young and old, and will no doubt go down as a classic.