Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order is a dull, often frustrating hack and slash game that falls far short of the legacy of its predecessors.
The multiplayer implementation in Dragon Quest Builders 2 is disappointing, but there's still plenty of fun to be had with the game.
Wolfenstein: Youngblood attempts to take the franchise in a new direction by focusing less on linear narrative and more on co-op and progression.
Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled has more content than most other kart racers in existence, but the game's stiff difficulty will be polarizing for players.
Super Mario Maker 2 offers a short but sweet story mode and even more robust level creation tools, with truly impressive user-created levels that are a blast to play.
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is exactly what fans expect from a Koji Igarashi-produced Metroidvania, though the Switch port definitely has its issues.
The Sinking City is yet another Lovecraftian horror game that fails to live up to expectations, largely thanks to a flood of technical issues and tedious gameplay.
Trover Saves the Universe is a hilarious game that fans of Justin Roiland will likely have a lot of fun with, but the platforming and combat are as basic as they can be.
Darkwood succeeds in creating a haunting atmosphere that will leave even veteran horror gamers on edge, but it has its fair share of tedious moments as well.
Team Sonic Racing's co-op racing gimmick fails to elevate it above being an average kart racer, and its roster of racers feels lackluster compared to previous games.
Slay the Spire is one of the best deck-building games we've played, featuring addicting, strategic combat blended with a satisfying roguelike gameplay loop.
From developer Bloober Team and publisher Gun Media, Layers of Fear 2 is a truly terrifying game and a significant improvement over the original in many ways.
Inspired by sci-fi classics like 2001: A Space Odyssey, Observation delivers an unnerving story with a creepy atmosphere that goes to waste thanks to poor gameplay.
Rage 2 delivers over-the-top, action-packed FPS gameplay that's genuinely fun, but while its combat shines, the rest of the game fails to live up to expectations.
Mortal Kombat 11 delivers an engrossing, content-rich fighting game experience that stands as one of the best entries in the long-running, blood-soaked franchise.
Days Gone offers a lot of excitement when facing off against its Freaker hordes as Deacon St. John, but some generic open world elements and gameplay hold it back.
Saber Interactive, Mad Dog Games, and Focus Home Interactive's third-person co-op shooter World War Z provides decent zombie-slaying fun, but it is far from perfect.
Final Fantasy X/X-2 Remastered for the Nintendo Switch delivers a solid gameplay experience with greatly improved visuals, but some shortcomings keep it from perfection.
Yoshi's Crafted World's unique diorama-style stages and solid platforming gameplay combine to make the game one of the better side-scrolling platformers on the Switch.