The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ Banner
The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+

One of the very first games available for the system, as I was already a huge fan from the PC space it was a Day 1 pu...

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Battle Chef Brigade Deluxe

Brigade is a game that immediately sounded appealing when I heard the premise and then delivered something truly uniq...


Bless the indie devs that are determined to just completely go off in left field and do something unique. What the Go...

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Untitled Goose Game
Bless indie developers and their ability to come up with weird concepts for gameplay that you probably never considered ...
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Flipping Death
Whenever you talk about classic adventure titles there's roughly a standing assumption that they'll bog down at some poi...
Doki Doki Literature Club Plus! Banner
Doki Doki Literature Club Plus!
First developing quite a notorious reputation as a free title, DDLC has finally made its disturbing way to Switch… and w...
There Is No Game: Wrong Dimension Banner
There Is No Game: Wrong Dimension
OK, so typically when you see games coming over in some form from the mobile space I tend to put on my skeptic hat and p...
While it’s great to play games or watch movies cheering on the brave heroes who fight and persevere against horrible mon...
Ms. Splosion Man Banner
Ms. Splosion Man
I'd heard of this title before but nothing could prepare me for just how weirdly, brilliantly silly it all is. While in ...
Pool Panic Banner
Pool Panic
This was hands down my favorite title I'd never really heard about that I got to check out at PAX East. Thoroughly weird...
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Bridge Constructor Portal
While there have been a few different bridge construction games on the Switch I'd say this one, by far, stands out from ...
Sam & Max: Beyond Time and Space Banner
Sam & Max: Beyond Time and Space

Oh, Sam & Max, I simply can’t resist your weirdo humor, references, and charm. Once again the dysfunctional...

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Ultimate Chicken Horse
If your goal is to get a group of friends laughing, yelling, and throwing down smack talk, this is a great choice
Yoku's Island Express Banner
Yoku's Island Express
In general, everything you need to accomplish is some riff on classic pinball mechanics. You’ll have flippers, bumpers, ...
TumbleSeed Banner

I consider Tumbleseed to be one of the best games on the system that very few people gave a chance. In part because i...

Gibbous - A Cthulhu Adventure Banner
Gibbous - A Cthulhu Adventure
I’m pretty much always a sucker for the classic noir detective style, and when a game instead chooses to skewer it a bit...
UnMetal Banner
While we hardcore types love our games, that isn’t to say that when confronted with examples of the silliness we regular...
No More Heroes Banner
No More Heroes
There’s something to be said for being authentically original, for me that’s especially the case for when the general pl...
Helheim Hassle Banner
Helheim Hassle
Where weird games are concerned I may be one of the subgenre’s biggest fans. Granted, the style of play in them varies w...
Freedom Finger Banner
Freedom Finger
When I originally caught this title at PAX I was drawn in by its sheer attitude, blending together some great voice acti...
My Friend Pedro Banner
My Friend Pedro
All in all My Friend Pedro handily delivers what it promises, bonkers gunplay, challenging scenarios, and when you’re on...
Baba Is You Banner
Baba Is You
Why settle for going the normal route and following the game’s rules to win when you can simply look for ways to change ...
Who knew that the life of a Roomba could be so exciting, just look out for that corpse grinding feature...
RPG Time: The Legend of Wright Banner
RPG Time: The Legend of Wright
Super-creative and lovingly animated with hand-drawn and crafted elements, this RPG has a simple charm that works
Lost in Play Banner
Lost in Play
Terrific animation, solid voice acting, and a light but fun puzzle adventure style make this a solid treat
GoNNER Banner

I'm not gonna lie, GoNNER gets off to a very rough start and it a true roguelike in that it is frustrating and ha...

Octodad: Dadliest Catch Banner
Octodad: Dadliest Catch

What will likely either attract people to Octodad or scare them away will be its unorthodox control and style of play...

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Fashion Police Squad
A fresh take on the old-school first-person shooter infused with color, comedy, and generally smart gameplay
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Sam & Max Save the World

I will gladly and freely admit to my bias here, ever since the original Sam & Max Hit the Road made way back when...

Thimbleweed Park Banner
Thimbleweed Park

The classic LucasArts adventure games were staple PC titles always guaranteeing great laughs from their quirky charac...

RE:CALL Banner
With its time and reality-bending story-telling revisionism, RE:CALL makes for a unique experience
Card Shark Banner
Card Shark
Bless the indie developers who are determined to take ideas that may sound a bit crazy in concept and run with them, rev...
tERRORbane Banner
When it comes to adjectives I like to see associated with games, weird and funny are pretty high on my list, though I’ll...
What Lies in the Multiverse Banner
What Lies in the Multiverse
This is a case where you have a game with a very cool sense of style, a compelling set of main characters who have some ...
The Artful Escape Banner
The Artful Escape
One opportunity that the smaller teams and budgets behind typical indie games have is to take bigger risks, either blend...
DEEEER Simulator: Your Average Everyday Deer Game Banner
DEEEER Simulator: Your Average Everyday Deer Game

Weirdo physics games are definitely their own thing, probably best championed by the reigning king of the genre, the ...

Epic Chef Banner
Epic Chef
I’ll freely admit to having a bit of a weakness for weird and quirky games, so I’d keep that in mind with my thoughts on...
Happy Game Banner
Happy Game
Like a moth to a flame I tend to be easily drawn to the oddball titles on Switch, and there’s no doubt that Happy Game q...
Boyfriend Dungeon Banner
Boyfriend Dungeon
Elevator pitch time… so what if the goal was to make a game that fully embraces and meshes together intense slashing rog...
Epistory - Typing Chronicles Banner
Epistory - Typing Chronicles
Forgive me, but I’m an absolute sucker for games that do things differently… in fact, I tend to seek them out. One of th...
Cyber Hook Banner
Cyber Hook
Having originally checked it out at PAX East last year, Cyber Hook was a title I was pretty eagerly waiting to see in it...
Luckslinger Banner
As a fan of games that subvert expectations and are determined to simply be a bit weird, Luckslinger puts a smile on my ...
Say No! More Banner
Say No! More
The thing about “weird games” is that they can be very hard to define or describe by typical genre rules or through comp...
Kill It With Fire Banner
Kill It With Fire
While possibly not an ideal game for arachnophobes, Kill It With Fire is what I’d consider a “wacky physics type game” d...
Astrologaster Banner
Inspired by the spirit of Shakespeare’s Renaissance England, Astrologaster features a unique pop-up book art style, chor...
Nine Witches: Family Disruption Banner
Nine Witches: Family Disruption
Walking into the Nine Witches experience I hadn’t seen enough about the game to know what I was in for. It turned out th...
No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle Banner
No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle
It’s a tough thing to make a follow-up title to a game that is revered in part because it breaks the mold. On either sid...
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Vitamin Connection
One thing that’s certainly interesting about the Switch is that somehow it has managed to inspire new types of gameplay ...
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Super Cane Magic ZERO
Though it’s not an experience everyone will enjoy Super Cane Magic Zero does more right than wrong and is simply a game ...
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Death Coming
If you’ve got a bit of a sick streak this game absolutely delivers great moments that will make you break out your most ...
Goat Simulator: The GOATY Banner
Goat Simulator: The GOATY
Among the many weirdo physics games I’ve played there’s never been anything quite like Goat Simulator. At a highly count...
Holy Potatoes! We're In Space?! Banner
Holy Potatoes! We're In Space?!
The story centers around a certain Captain Cassie, on the run from the powerful Eclipse, and her crew as they search the...
Bendy and the Ink Machine Banner
Bendy and the Ink Machine
Since there haven’t been a ton of games in this vein on the Switch to date if you’re a fan of some scares and a sense of...
Pizza Titan Ultra Banner
Pizza Titan Ultra
You’re introduced to your eclectic team as a rookie pilot looking to make an impression. After a pretty brief, but effec...
Bomb Chicken Banner
Bomb Chicken
Taking the silly premise of a bomb-laying chicken and then milking it for all its worth Bomb Chicken is an unusual mix o...
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Super Daryl Deluxe
For me there's something really funny about such an unassuming (and honestly dumb-looking) burnout of a kid looking to s...
Serial Cleaner Banner
Serial Cleaner
Oozing retro 70s style in both its art and soundtrack Serial Cleaner is a more action-oriented game but it still boils d...
Hell Pie Banner
Hell Pie
While it has a certain gross-out appeal and offers fun, some more mechanical issues hold it back a bit
JARS Banner

With a visual style somewhere between Tim Burton and the characters in Don’t Starve, there’s a timeliness...

Cat Girl Without Salad: Amuse-Bouche Banner
Cat Girl Without Salad: Amuse-Bouche

When it comes to weird games I’m a bit of a connoisseur on the Switch, I’ve even set aside an entire cate...

Serial Cleaners Banner
Serial Cleaners
The second go-round for this franchise adds new characters and abilities, but also loses some of its weirdo flair
Golf Zero Banner
Golf Zero

Who knew that a game that initially confused me quite a bit in terms of what you were supposed to be doing (it should...

Rock of Ages 3: Make & Break Banner
Rock of Ages 3: Make & Break

There’s nothing wrong with a little weirdness and quirk and I’ve been very pleased that the Switch has de...

Never Stop Sneakin' Banner
Never Stop Sneakin'
As noted with the boss battles definitely be aware that aside from the silly progress in the story and a very slow evolu...
Bulb Boy Banner
Bulb Boy

While it isn't a terribly long adventure Bulb Boy is a creative journey with an unusual art style that consistent...

Destroy All Humans! Banner
Destroy All Humans!

This is one of those titles from the XBox generation that I’ve always heard talked about with some reverence bu...

Scrap Riders Banner
Scrap Riders
Though boldly combining classical point-and-click adventure elements with some beat-em-up action it struggles a bit
Once Upon a Jester Banner
Once Upon a Jester
While people who enjoy storytelling and some quirk may enjoy a bit of creative improv, the game has some quirks
Totally Accurate Battle Simulator Banner
Totally Accurate Battle Simulator
Pit one army of floppy units against another, battling it out from afar, or up-close if you want to be involved
Funtasia Banner
Mixing the old-school mobile hill climb with the likes of boss battles and just a few hits of acid
Circus Electrique Banner
Circus Electrique
Undeniably stylish, cool, and ambitious, the planning and strategy demands it places on you can also be overwhelming
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Catie in MeowmeowLand
As a lover of games that take their own path that leads in the direction of Weirdville the name of this title alone had ...
One-Eyed Lee and the Dinner Party Banner
One-Eyed Lee and the Dinner Party
I’ve tended to be pretty clear in my distaste for pure visual novels and their lack of interactivity, and when I started...
The Procession To Calvary Banner
The Procession To Calvary
As a connoisseur of weirdo games I’ve seen a whole lot of different approaches to taking the ordinary and going in a com...
Leisure Suit Larry - Wet Dreams Dry Twice Banner
Leisure Suit Larry - Wet Dreams Dry Twice
Leisure Suit Larry is a franchise I’ve been with since the very earliest days pretty much. While I missed the original, ...
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Rain on Your Parade
While most people spend so much of their lives consciously trying to be kind and courteous with others that isn’t to say...
Starting out as a young woman woken up with the aid of an AI-driven talking traffic light, disoriented, and apparently w...
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Supermarket Shriek
Ah, I do appreciate a weirdo title and Supermarket Shriek is more than happy to deliver. Played either solo or with a fr...
Disc Room Banner
Disc Room
As a self-avowed lover of the classic days of arcade games a title like Disc Room makes almost perfect sense to me, thou...
Spinch Banner
When I was in kindergarten I saw the movie The Yellow Submarine, and though I was far too young to really process what w...
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Undead & Beyond

If there’s one thing I love about checking out indie games it’s the out-of-the-blue surprises, games I&rs...

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Speed Dating for Ghosts
These days indie developers have created sort of a Wild Wild West atmosphere for what you can expect in games, and certa...
Pig Eat Ball Banner
Pig Eat Ball
When a game comes along that has classic arcade-style sensibilities and it is just plain weird it is pretty well sure to...
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Felix The Reaper
If there’s one thing that Felix the Reaper isn’t lacking in it’s quirky personality. The rotund but surprisingly agile m...
Plunge Banner
While there’s no doubt that many may be drawn in by the unusual art style of Plunge, what should make you linger is its ...
If there was one major series that would seem to be a great fit for play on the go and the Switch it would be Grand Thef...
Truberbrook Banner
If you’re looking for something with a bit more quirk, some initial mystery, and a load of enjoyable characters Trüberbr...
Pressure Overdrive Banner
Pressure Overdrive
I’m a bit on the fence on Pressure Overdrive when it comes to scoring. One the one hand it’s a very unique idea and for ...
Beat Cop Banner
Beat Cop
All in all while it got off to a bit of a slow start, once I eased into my daily routine I found the game to be pretty f...
ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove! Banner
ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove!
Trying to specifically describe in words how Back in the Groove plays would be a challenge, mainly because while it has ...
The Office Quest Banner
The Office Quest
While in some regards The Office Quest is a bit bare bones, lacking in any concrete story or character development, it c...
Party Hard Banner
Party Hard
Given the theme and morbid action of the game it’s absolutely not something for everyone. With its pixel art looks it ne...
Grim Fandango Remastered Banner
Grim Fandango Remastered
It turns out that finding souls who are worthy of a luxurious trip to the afterlife is a trickier business than you’d ex...
Pinstripe Banner
If you’re a fan of Burton-esque stylings and weird characters Pinstripe gladly offers those up over its runtime. It’s st...
Zarvot Banner
While mechanically this is a sort of shooter adventure in terms of gameplay it's the presentation and story of Zarvot th...
Manual Samuel Banner
Manual Samuel
What story there is over the handful of hours you’ll play tends to be odd as well, but the strange characters and the ev...
Pato Box Banner
Pato Box
Aside from the difficulty potentially being a bit much, though not necessarily inconsistent with the toughest foes you’d...
Garage Banner
This title which, at a glance, looks like a twin-stick zombie shooter meets Hotline Miami won't be for everyone but I re...
Stikbold! A Dodgeball Adventure DELUXE Banner
Stikbold! A Dodgeball Adventure DELUXE
In terms of faults it’s a double-edged sword how simple the majority of the gameplay is. You’ll be able to throw, dive a...
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Vostok Inc.
While Vostok Inc isn’t a terribly complicated game there’s an element to it that can get its hooks into you. I’d say in ...

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