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Streets of Rage 4
Look no further for the top-of-the-line beat-em-up on Switch!
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Nobody Saves the World

One of the things I love most about indie games is their tendency to bring surprises to the table of some kind. Drink...

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Moving Out 2
While mostly staying true to the formula of the original, there’s just enough new polish and fun to make it worth a fresh look
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It Takes Two
It Takes Two is simply a big step above the co-op competition, earning a pretty rare Hall of Fame rating
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Cuphead
With a mix of brutal boss battles and challenging run and gun sections Cuphead is notorious for being a tough game. Whil...
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Assault Android Cactus+
Starting with the basics the game gives you a starting roster of 4 androids to choose from, with another 5 that you’ll u...
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge

Having played the game already at PAX East this year where I was blown away, this review was a bit of a foregone conc...

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PICROSS S8
The iconic series adds well-implemented multiplayer to the mix, clearly making itself king once more
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Unravel Two
Charming design and smart puzzles that require some creative adaptation make this a great title to share with someone else
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Overcooked! All You Can Eat

Possibly one of the best games to challenge and entertain determined groups either locally or online in this generati...

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Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime

While it is certainly playable, enjoyable, and challenging as a single-player game where Lovers really shines is in p...

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Dawn of the Monsters
Well damn, who knew that within a two week span I’d play two very different titles on Switch that have the beat-em-up ge...
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Strange Brigade
Having played through the full campaign of Strange Brigade with my daughter on PC, and having a terrific time with it, I...
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Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince
A quick admission, while I’ve always appreciated the beauty of the Trine series overall I was just never much of a fan o...
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River City Girls
While the beat-em-up genre was absolutely a staple of both the arcades and the early console days more recently titles h...
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Heave Ho
While having played so many indie games on the Switch is interesting and exposes you to all sorts of takes on multiple g...
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Just Shapes & Beats
Possibly one of the more bizarre titles I played in 2018, Just Shapes and Beats pretty well gives away its secret in the...
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PHOGS!

While I love great challenging roguelikes and other titles geared towards the hardcore set I’ll fladly admit th...

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Young Souls

With the volume of titles I’m typically reviewing on a weekly basis I’ll admit that anything that calls i...

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This Means Warp
While co-op space survival has been done, This Means Warp’s roguelike unpredictability steps it up a notch
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Speed Crew
If you’re looking to test your friends and family for coordination in the pits repairing cars, this is a winner
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Death Squared

If you've felt like puzzle games have become a bit stale and predictable over the years, with many of them using ...

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THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD: Remake
Ah, the classic arcade light gun genre, remembered fondly for how bonkers it could be and a bit less positively for how ...
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Clone Drone in the Danger Zone
One genre that’s lacking in depth and variety on the Switch has definitely been fighters. Sure, there are both some AAA ...
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EARTH DEFENSE FORCE: WORLD BROTHERS
While I’ve generally heard good things about the Earth Defense Force series, to date it’s one that I’ve never had the pl...
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Bonkies
While my family and I have become quite jaded with multiplayer titles, since so many of them fall into pretty predictabl...
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Biped
I first encountered Biped at PAX East, repeatedly walking by the booth on the way to other appointments and seeing small...
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Sky Racket
This is one of those games where with the elevator pitch alone I was revved up and ready to go. A retro-styled mash up o...
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Knights and Bikes
Memories from my childhood, while often involving playing games on a variety of systems or in arcades, involve a pretty ...
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Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
Whether played solo or with a friend Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons makes for a thoughtful and generally satisfying puzzle...
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Unruly Heroes
Especially considering it’s pretty modest price Unruly Heroes is a rock-solid platformer that looks phenomenal and plays...
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Stardust Galaxy Warriors: Stellar Climax
To think that when this title snuck onto the eShop I almost missed it. Since I'd not heard of it in advance of its relea...
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Speed Brawl
Taking the genre to a slightly different destination with its focus on combos and keeping things moving Speed Brawl can ...
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Victor Vran Overkill Edition
Getting right into the nitty gritty of what makes this game work there’s its very console-friendly style of action that ...
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Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes
Who knew that disarming a bomb could be so difficult and tense? With only one person actively trying to work on the bomb...
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Guns, Gore and Cannoli 2
Another sequel that took what worked in the original and then made it better on all levels, this side-scrolling zombie-b...
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The Adventure Pals
With a look and quirky sense of humor that feels like it came from a Cartoon Network show, The Adventure Pals is a silly...
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Falling Out
While there’s no doubt that the gameplay is Spelunky-inspired, the option for co-op play and a slightly milder challenge help it shine
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Asterix & Obelix Slap Them All! 2
Featuring characters more unfamiliar to American audiences, the pacing of this beat-em-up is also quite unique
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Ember Knights
While it starts out slow, once you start unlocking new weapons and game elements it does pick up some steam quite nicely
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Jitsu Squad
After a release day patch, this pretty silly and unique beat-em-up is ready for the next challenger(s)
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Aliens: Fireteam Elite
If you have the connection to support this “cloud play” game, it offers intense and compelling squad-based shooting
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Ghostbusters: Spirits Unleashed Ecto Edition
Fans of busting ghosts or who may even enjoy doing some haunting online should find this to be quite engaging
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BOKURA
While perhaps the story of two childhood friends may read a bit oddly, the smart co-op puzzling play works well enough
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Terror of Hemasaurus
While there’s no mistaking the classic Rampage base experience, Hemasaurus adds enough extra oomph to be its own game
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Ship of Fools
While only ideal playing with a friend, Ship of Fools manages to be both simple and complex… and compelling
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Manic Mechanics
No doubt inspired a bit by the likes of the Overcooked series, Manic Mechanics changes some elements up to reasonably stand on its own
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Conan Chop Chop
Having always been a fan of beat-em-ups, despite their tendency to get bogged down to some degree with repetition, I’ve ...
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Tunche
With its attractively-animated characters and environments, Tunche absolutely doesn’t look like any other beat-em-up on ...
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B.ARK
What can I say, when you throw some cute pups into a game you’ve got my attention. B.ARK, as pained as that acronym seem...

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