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 level of detail that Planet Zoo offers is extremely impressive. The different gameplay modes allow players to experience the simulation in their own preferred way, whilst the research behind the animals and zoo life make this game pretty educational. The build mode proved a little bit annoying, but that doesn't spoil what is a solid simulation title for animal lovers all around.
The hype for Animal Crossing: New Horizons wasn't an exaggeration - it's relaxing, heart-warming and an all-round beautiful game for the Switch that is likely to sit up with other legendary Nintendo games like Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Mario Odyssey for years to come.
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.