The bundled games evoke the wonderful art styles and writing of their source material, but their gameplay isn't as consistently successful.
A Plague Tale: Innocence is the perfect combination of storytelling, action, and gameplay that proves that the world needs more single-player games.
Rise of Industry is a middle-of-the-road business simulator that somehow manages to simultaneously embody addictive fun and irritating mundanity.
As vast as it is rich, Anno 1800 is a visually stunning return to form. It isn't a great teacher, but players of all skill levels will be hooked.
Death Mark's lurid aesthetic creates a spine-chilling atmosphere let down by gameplay that falls short of packing the scary punch that it deserves.
Sniper Elite V2 Remastered is an excellent remaster that fans will adore, but the less devout would be better off just playing the sequels.
Raw Fury's Out There: Omega The Alliance on Nintendo Switch is the best version of the game but it still has the original's repetitive problems.
Dark Devotion is a match made in Hell between Soulslikes and roguelikes, and it's only somewhat uninspired world design that keeps it from excellence.
Clifftop Games' Whispers of a Machine is a capable, clever, and ambitious adventure game, but still feels like a niche experience lacking wide appeal.
Black Forest Games' Fade to Silence is an engrossing tale of survival that is unfortunately bogged down by repetitive combat and poor storytelling.
Cuphead and Mugman haven't lost a step in their move to Switch. The game remains an immensely enjoyable and challenging romp at home or on the go.
Series: Your Story Universe might let players participate as characters in their favorite movie and TV shows, but the good choices will cost them.
Days Gone follows every post-apocalypse cue in the book. It does combat, level design, and bike riding well but struggles to overcome a basic story.
SteamWorld Quest, a card-based RPG, is an all-around pleasure: challenging but not too complicated, accessible but not too simple, fun at every point.
The Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy is making a souped-up return to form on consoles everywhere. Now's the perfect time to get busy in court!