Game Releases by User Score

Persona 4 Golden 1.

Persona 4 Golden

Platform: Switch
January 19, 2023
Strange rumors of the Midnight Channel slowly spread through the rural town of Inaba, the protagonist's new home, just as a chain of mysterious murders begin. As the protagonist and his teammates chase after the truth, they find themselves opening the door to another world. Inaba, a quiet town in rural Japan sets the scene for budding adolescence in Persona 4 Golden. A coming of age story that sets the protagonist and his friends on a journey kickstarted by a chain of serial murders. Explore meeting kindred spirits, feelings of belonging, and even confronting the darker sides of one's self. With an overall Metacritic score of 93 and a multitude of awards, fan-adored Persona 4 Golden stands as one of the finest RPGs ever made, delivering on enthralling storytelling and quintessential Persona gameplay. Key Features include: * Enjoy gameplay with variable framerates * Experience the world of Persona on Xbox in Full HD * Achievements * Choose between Japanese and English VO
Metascore:
91
User Score:
8.3
Chained Echoes 2.

Chained Echoes

Platform: Switch
December 8, 2022
Take up your sword, channel your magic or board your Mech. Chained Echoes is a 16-bit SNES style RPG set in a fantasy world where dragons are as common as piloted mechanical suits. Follow a group of heroes as they explore a land filled to the brim with charming characters, fantastic landscapes and vicious foes. Can you bring peace to a continent where war has been waged for generations and betrayal lurks around every corner? Chained Echoes is a story-driven game where a group of heroes travel around the vast continent of Valandis to bring an end to the war between its three kingdoms. In the course of their journey, they will travel through a wide array of diverse landscapes spanning from wind-tanned plateaus and exotic archipelagos to sunken cities and forgotten dungeons.
Metascore:
90
User Score:
8.7
Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration 3.

Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration

Platform: Switch
November 11, 2022
It has been five decades since a small team in Silicon Valley first combined their creativity, curiosity and passion into making video games and hardware. The result of their efforts was Atari, one of the most recognizable and enduring entertainment and pop culture brands in the world. Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration takes players on an interactive journey through 50 years of video games via interviews with designers, developers and industry leaders, documentary footage, product design documents, high-resolution original artwork, and a specially-curated list of more than 90 playable games.
Metascore:
89
User Score:
7.7
Inscryption 4.

Inscryption

Platform: Switch
December 1, 2022
From the creator of Pony Island and The Hex comes the latest mind melting, self-destructing love letter to video games. Inscryption is an inky black card-based odyssey that blends the deckbuilding roguelike, escape-room style puzzles, and psychological horror into a blood-laced smoothie. Darker still are the secrets inscrybed upon the cards... In Inscryption you will... Acquire a deck of woodland creature cards by draft, surgery, and self mutilation. Unlock the secrets lurking behind the walls of Leshy's cabin. Embark on an unexpected and deeply disturbing odyssey.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.5
A Space For The Unbound 5.

A Space For The Unbound

Platform: Switch
January 19, 2023
A Space For The Unbound is a slice-of-life adventure game with beautiful pixel art set in the late 90s rural Indonesia that tells a story about overcoming anxiety, depression, and the relationship between a boy and a girl with supernatural powers. Follow two high school sweethearts, Atma and Raya, on a journey of self-discovery at the end of their high school years. When a mysteriously supernatural power is suddenly unleashed threatening their existence, they must explore and investigate their town to uncover hidden secrets, face the end of the world, and perhaps learn more about each other.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
tbd
Tactics Ogre: Reborn 6.

Tactics Ogre: Reborn

Platform: Switch
November 11, 2022
Based on the 2010 release, the game features improved graphics and sound, as well as updated game design, bringing to life a new Tactics Ogre that remains true to its roots. Tactics Ogre veterans will experience a game that surpasses their fondest memories, while players new to Tactics Ogre will discover a game unlike any they've ever played. Reborn and deeper than ever, the game enables players to immerse themselves in the world and intrigue of Tactics Ogre like never before. The Valerian Isles, jewels of the Obero Sea. Long a center of naval commerce, the people of the isles struggled throughout history for dominion over her shores. Finally there rose a man to put an end to this conflict: Dorgalua Oberyth. But history would know him as the "Dynast-King." King Dorgalua strove to stamp out the hatred among the people of the isles, and for fully half a century, Valeria knew prosperity. Yet upon the king's death, civil war erupted anew as three factions vied for control: the Bakram, who comprised much of Valeria's nobility; the Galgastani, whose people made up the majority of the isles' population; and the Walister, who numbered but few. The isles were soon divided between the Bakram and Galgastani, and an uneasy peace settled across the land. Yet none believed the calm would last...
Metascore:
85
User Score:
5.2
Lil Gator Game 7.

Lil Gator Game

Platform: Switch
December 14, 2022
There's a buddy atop every hill in this open-world, movement-focused adventure and they all seem to need help! Bop cardboard baddies, brave serene hills and forests, and scale sheer rocks that only a kid would dare! Explore a lovingly crafted island full to the brim with areas to discover, friends to make and joy to be had. Each area of the island brings unique quests and characters to meet. Glide through the mountain tops and drop in on the Theatre Troupe kids, swing your stick sword through the forest with the Prep schoolers or find the 'Cool Kids' down in the Creaklands. With plenty more areas to discover, there's no knowing who you might run into!
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.9
It Takes Two 8.

It Takes Two

Platform: Switch
November 4, 2022
From Hazelight comes It Takes Two an innovative co-op adventure where uniquely varied gameplay and emotional storytelling intertwine in a fantastical journey. Founded to push the creative boundaries of what's possible in games, Hazelight is the award-winning studio behind the critically acclaimed A Way Out and Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons. Something out of the ordinary Bring your favorite co-op partner and together step into the shoes of May and Cody. As the couple is going through a divorce, through unknown means their minds are transported into two dolls which their daughter, Rose, made to represent them. Now they must reluctantly find a way to get back into their bodies, a quest which takes them through the most wild, unexpected and fantastical journey imaginable.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
8.3
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe: Booster Course Pass - Wave 3 9.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe: Booster Course Pass - Wave 3

Platform: Switch
December 7, 2022
Rev up those engines, because more courses are cruising over to the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe - Booster Course Pass DLC on Nintendo Switch this holiday! Wave 3 features eight tracks, including Merry Mountain from Mario Kart Tour and Peach Gardens from Mario Kart DS!
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.6
SIFU 10.

SIFU

Platform: Switch
November 8, 2022
Sifu is the story of a young Kung Fu student on a path of revenge, hunting for the murderers of his family. One against all, he has no allies, and countless enemies. He has to rely on his unique mastery of Kung Fu as well as a mysterious pendant to prevail, and preserve his family's legacy. The hunt for your enemies will take you through the hidden corners of the city, from the gang-ridden suburbs to the cold hallways of the corporate towers. You have got one day, and countless enemies on your way. For every mistake, time will be the price to pay. Careful positioning and clever use of the environment to your advantage are key to your survival. Use everything at your disposal: throwable objects, makeshift weapons, windows and ledges... The odds are stacked against you, and you will be offered no mercy. Kung Fu is mastery through practice, a path for both the body and the mind. Learn from your errors, unlock unique skills, and find the strength within yourself to master the devastating techniques of Pak-Mei Kung-Fu.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.9
Fire Emblem Engage 11.

Fire Emblem Engage

Platform: Switch
January 20, 2023
In a war against the Fell Dragon, four kingdoms worked together with heroes from other worlds to seal away this great evil. One-thousand years later, this seal has weakened and the Fell Dragon is about to reawaken. As a Divine Dragon, use rich strategies and robust customization to meet your destiny—to collect Emblem Rings and bring peace back to the Continent of Elyos. Team up with iconic heroes from past Fire Emblem games Summon valiant heroes like Marth and Celica with the power of Emblem Rings and add their power to yours in this brand-new Fire Emblem story. Aside from merging appearances, Engaging lets you inherit weapons, skills, and more from these battle-tested legends. The turn-based, tactical battle system returns with a fresh cast of characters you can customize and Engage to carefully craft your strategy.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
6.8
Persona 3 Portable 12.

Persona 3 Portable

Platform: Switch
January 19, 2023
The Dark Hour, time "hidden" between one day and the next. Unfamiliar stillness swallows the city, people turn into eerie coffins, and otherworldly monsters called Shadows swarm. One night, the protagonist is attacked by these Shadows and the power of the heart, their Persona, is awakened. As a member of a secret school club, you must wield your inner power--Persona--and protect humanity from impending doom. Will you live to see the light of day?
Metascore:
80
User Score:
7.2
Lunistice 13.

Lunistice

Platform: Switch
November 10, 2022
A 3D platformer with an art style inspired by original PlayStation and SEGA Saturn titles.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion 14.

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion

Platform: Switch
December 13, 2022
CRISIS CORE -FINAL FANTASY VII- REUNION is a full remaster of the PlayStation Portable exclusive CRISIS CORE -FINAL FANTASY VII-, which originally launched back in 2007. CRISIS CORE -FINAL FANTASY VII- REUNION is a true remaster that follows the original's narrative: Zack Fair's mission to find the missing SOLDIER Genesis Rhapsodos. It features multiple improvements from the original game - for example, the graphics have been converted to HD, with all the 3D models, from the characters to everything else, being fully refreshed. What's more the dialogue is now fully voice-acted, and there's a new arrangement for the soundtrack!
Metascore:
79
User Score:
7.9
Vengeful Guardian: Moonrider 15.

Vengeful Guardian: Moonrider

Platform: Switch
January 12, 2023
Vengeful Guardian: Moonrider is a side-scrolling action platformer that channels the golden age of classic 16-bit action games in a full-throttle quest for revenge. Created to defend a totalitarian state, the Moonrider rejects its programming and now seeks vengeance on its creators.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.0
River City Girls 2 16.

River City Girls 2

Platform: Switch
December 15, 2022
The River City Girls are ready for round 2! When an old foe resurfaces, Misako, Kyoko, Kunio, and Riki - joined by newcomers Marian and Provie - hit the streets for an all-new beat-'em-up adventure packed with new abilities, enemies, environments, and more! Team up for local or online co-op, then pound punks into the dirt with brand-new guard-crush attacks, lift-off combos, double-team maneuvers, and other knuckle-busting techniques! Level-up to earn new moves, buy items and accessories in more than 30 shops, and recruit defeated foes and hired heavies to help you on your way! River City is bigger than ever, with more locations to explore, more objects to destroy, and a day-night cycle! With nonlinear gameplay, a dynamic story system, and another epic soundtrack by Megan McDuffee, River City Girls 2 will keep you brawling until all your enemies yell "BARF!"
Metascore:
77
User Score:
5.1
Just Dance 2023 Edition 17.

Just Dance 2023 Edition

Platform: Switch
November 22, 2022
Welcome to a new era of dance with Just Dance® 2023 Edition! Now with online multiplayer, personalization, 3D immersive worlds, and new songs and modes year-round, you can experience a never-ending dance party all year long! • Online Multiplayer: Play Just Dance with whoever you want, wherever they are, with this brand-new feature! Invite up to five players to dance with and find out who has the best moves. • New User Interface: Spend more time dancing and less time searching thanks to a new, more modern, and intuitive user interface. Everything is one click away: playlists, game modes and songs! • Personalized Experiences: Unlock custom-made sessions and songs tailored to your preferences and playing habits. Plus, Just Dance will keep track of your progress and scores, so you can show off your dancing skills! Just Dance 2023 is your on-demand dancing platform!
Metascore:
77
User Score:
5.4
Doraemon: Story of Seasons - Friends of the Great Kingdom 18.

Doraemon: Story of Seasons - Friends of the Great Kingdom

Platform: Switch
November 2, 2022
Doraemon, Noby and their friends land on an unknown planet and decide to help a new friend fulfill his dreams - by farming! Plow the fields, harvest crops and tend to the animals. You can even use Doraemon's secret gadgets to farm in a flash! Relax by living with friends, eating delicious meals and fishing. And with local play, you and a pal can build a ranch together!
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
Harvestella 19.

Harvestella

Platform: Switch
November 4, 2022
In a vibrant and colourful world, players will tend their crops, befriend the townsfolk, overcome threats, discover the origins of the world and the truth behind the calamity along the way. The story begins when the player wakes up in the middle of "Quietus," a calamity that comes with each change of season and threatens all life. "Quietus" A season of death that comes at the turn of each season. Crops wither and the dust of death prevents people from even walking outside. It is said that the duration of Quietus is getting longer each year. "World" Players will be able to explore the various cities and dungeons of the world: "Nemea Town," where cherry blossoms bloom all year round, "Seaside Town Shatolla," with a lively bar scene, "Lethe Village," with its beautiful colors of the four seasons, and the snow-covered "Holy Capital Argene." In order for players to reach the "Seaslight," the four giant crystals that govern the seasons, they must cross a beautiful yet rugged path.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
3.9
A Little To The Left 20.

A Little To The Left

Platform: Switch
November 9, 2022
Sort, stack, and organize household objects into just the right spot in A Little to the Left, a tidy puzzle game with a mischievous cat who likes to shake things up! Which way should the clock hands point? How to arrange the eggs? Who put so many stickers on this fruit?!? Come enjoy a calming world with an observational puzzle game with surprises around every corner. With charming illustrations and surprising scenarios, A Little to the Left is satisfying and curious with 75+ delightful puzzles to discover. Keep your eye out for a mischievous cat who has an inclination for chaos!
Metascore:
73
User Score:
tbd
Dragon Quest Treasures 21.

Dragon Quest Treasures

Platform: Switch
December 9, 2022
Players take control of Erik and Mia as they explore a treasure hunter’s paradise where boundless adventure awaits. Loot can be hidden in the most fiendishly inaccessible locations, so players must recruit a variety of well-meaning monsters and make use of their unique treasure-hunting abilities. These charming creatures will help players to race over open fields, scale cliffs with a single bound, and glide over gaping chasms. They will even provide assistance in battles against rival treasure hunters! Collecting treasure will increase the player’s vault value, allowing them to expand their home base and further build up their brigade of friendly monsters.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
5.9
Pokemon Scarlet 22.

Pokemon Scarlet

Platform: Switch
November 18, 2022
The Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet games, the newest chapters in the Pokémon series, are coming to Nintendo Switch. With these new titles, the Pokémon series takes a new evolutionary step, allowing you to explore freely in a richly expressed open world. Various towns blend seamlessly into the wilderness with no borders. You'll be able to see the Pokémon of this region in the skies, in the seas, in the forests, on the streetsall over! You'll be able to experience the true joy of the Pokémon seriesbattling against wild Pokémon in order to catch themnow in an open-world game that players of any age can enjoy. Meet the First Partner Pokémon The three Pokémon from which you'll be able to choose your first partner are Sprigatito, Fuecoco, and Quaxly. How will you meet these three, and what sorts of Pokémon are they? Sprigatito Type: Grass Category: Grass Cat Pokémon Height: 1'4" Weight: 9 lbs. Ability: Overgrow The capricious, attention-seeking Grass Cat Pokémon. Fuecoco Type: Fire Category: Fire Croc Pokémon Height: 1'4" Weight: 21.6 lbs. Ability: Blaze The laid-back Fire Croc Pokémon that does things at its own pace. Quaxly Type: Water Category: Duckling Pokémon Height: 1'8" Weight: 13.4 lbs. Ability: Torrent The earnest and tidy Duckling Pokémon. Introducing the Main Characters As one of the main characters, you'll set off on your adventure. Your outfit will vary depending on whether you play Pokémon Scarlet or Pokémon Violet. Who knows what kind of story awaits you?
Metascore:
72
User Score:
3.2
Pokemon Violet 23.

Pokemon Violet

Platform: Switch
November 18, 2022
The Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet games, the newest chapters in the Pokémon series, are coming to Nintendo Switch. With these new titles, the Pokémon series takes a new evolutionary step, allowing you to explore freely in a richly expressed open world. Various towns blend seamlessly into the wilderness with no borders. You'll be able to see the Pokémon of this region in the skies, in the seas, in the forests, on the streetsall over! You'll be able to experience the true joy of the Pokémon seriesbattling against wild Pokémon in order to catch themnow in an open-world game that players of any age can enjoy. Meet the First Partner Pokémon The three Pokémon from which you'll be able to choose your first partner are Sprigatito, Fuecoco, and Quaxly. How will you meet these three, and what sorts of Pokémon are they? Sprigatito Type: Grass Category: Grass Cat Pokémon Height: 1'4" Weight: 9 lbs. Ability: Overgrow The capricious, attention-seeking Grass Cat Pokémon. Fuecoco Type: Fire Category: Fire Croc Pokémon Height: 1'4" Weight: 21.6 lbs. Ability: Blaze The laid-back Fire Croc Pokémon that does things at its own pace. Quaxly Type: Water Category: Duckling Pokémon Height: 1'8" Weight: 13.4 lbs. Ability: Torrent The earnest and tidy Duckling Pokémon. Introducing the Main Characters As one of the main characters, you'll set off on your adventure. Your outfit will vary depending on whether you play Pokémon Scarlet or Pokémon Violet. Who knows what kind of story awaits you?
Metascore:
72
User Score:
3.9
Sonic Frontiers 24.

Sonic Frontiers

Platform: Switch
November 8, 2022
Worlds collide in Sonic the Hedgehog's newest adventure. Accelerate to new heights and experience the thrill of high velocity open-zone freedom. Battle powerful enemies as you speed through the Starfall Islands - landscapes brimming with dense forests, overflowing waterfalls, sizzling deserts and more.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
8.3
Kukoos - Lost Pets 25.

Kukoos - Lost Pets

Platform: Switch
December 6, 2022
This 3D platformer takes players to a new universe of limitless adventures, join the Kukoos in a corky and upbeat adventure to rescue the brainwashed pets. Enter the Kukoo Tree and its infinite doors that take you to unimaginable words of dangers and wonders. The accessible gameplay teaches beginners to progress and uncover the mysteries story. As you play and master the mechanics the game grows with the player and challenges you with more ways to interact and think outside the box. Play as K or Kika and meet many friendly Kukoos, not so friendly Sea creatures and Join Forces with 5 uncanny Pets that will change your gameplay, inviting you to learn adapt, unleashing new powers and ways think the levels.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
tbd
Lone Ruin 26.

Lone Ruin

Platform: Switch
January 12, 2023
LONE RUIN is a spell-based roguelike twin-stick shooter with a focus on replayability. Play as an explorer who seeks a mysterious ancient power and venture in a ruined magical city, built atop a source of magic used by olden mages to power and transform themselves.   Dive deeper and deeper, battling your way through twisted creatures, utilising your very own magic abilities to ultimately reach the center of the Lone Ruin.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
5.0
Front Mission 1st Remake 27.

Front Mission 1st Remake

Platform: Switch
November 30, 2022
In the year 2090, the world's conflicts are fought using giant war machines called Wanzers. Huffman Island, the only place where the Oceania Cooperative Union (O.C.U.) and the Unified Continental States (U.C.S.) share a land border is a hotbed of conflict. An O.C.U. reconnaissance platoon led by Captain Royd Clive is assigned to investigate a U.C.S. munitions plant. They are ambushed by U.C.S. Wanzers, triggering a series of events that plunges the whole island into war. Royd's fiancée, Lieutenant Karen Meure, goes missing in action. Discharged from the military, Royd sets out to investigate what happened to Karen. His quest leads him closer and closer to the conspiracy behind the incident and the powers that orchestrated it. With dozens of characters to meet, its mature story, and non-Manichean protagonists, Front Mission is the classic of a tactical Japanese RPG genre, finally available worldwide.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
4.9
Romancing SaGa: Minstrel Song Remastered 28.

Romancing SaGa: Minstrel Song Remastered

Platform: Switch
December 1, 2022
In the long, long ago of 1992, Square Enix released the fantastic Romancing SaGa on the Super Famicon in Japan. The fourth 'SaGa' game, it revolutionized the series with its non-linear structure and innovative mechanics. 13 years later, a remake was released for the PlayStation 2 in Japan as "Romancing SaGa: Minstrel Song" and later in North America as "Romancing Saga". This new version of the game was faithful to the original but featured impressive 3D visuals and some welcome features that made the adventure more approachable for new players. Now, 17 years after that, it's back again - and it's bigger and better than ever. The game now features remastered HD graphics, new quality of life features that make it easier and more convenient to play, and you can even expect some new elements too!
Metascore:
68
User Score:
5.4
Oddworld: Soulstorm - Oddtimized Edition 29.

Oddworld: Soulstorm - Oddtimized Edition

Platform: Switch
November 18, 2022
Oddworld: Soulstorm, the award-winning sequel to the best-selling Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty, is an explosive action-adventure epic platformer. Optimized for Nintendo Switch to take advantage of the platform's unique features, this version features the same amazing Soulstorm gameplay currently found on the other platforms (PlayStation, Xbox, Steam, and Epic Games Store), with a delightful Switch flavor! In Soulstorm, you must help Abe on his hero's journey to free more than 1,000 Mudokons from the oppressive chains that enslave them. Confronting an uncertain future and a forgotten past, use your instincts and skills to allude detection, survive insurmountable odds, and maybe provide a spark that sets a revolution ablaze.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
7.0
Aeterna Noctis 30.

Aeterna Noctis

Platform: Switch
November 4, 2022
Aeterna Noctis is a 2D hand-drawn Metroidvania which tells the story of the King of Darkness and the Queen of Light. They are both cursed to fight each other eternally and even death could not free them from their destiny since they have been granted the gift of immortality. Players will experience this never-ending conflict through 16 challenging levels. Each of the 16 levels included in the game is designed to be unique and different from the rest, full of dangers and hazards for the player — including more than 100 different enemies, over 20 powerful final bosses, and dozens of challenging puzzles. Key Features Experience a metroidvania with a challenging difficulty. Easy to learn, but hard to master as you gain experience and unlock new skills. Explore the mysterious lands of Aeterna in a non-linear way. You are always the one to choose your next challenge. All the levels are designed to fully exploit the movement skills of the characters, opening multiple ways to overcome each challenge. Enjoy a clean and fluid gameplay designed and polished to achieve a system that responds to 100% of the actions regardless of the speed and conditions in which they are executed. Immerse in a deep and beautiful story. Aeterna Noctis is not just about puzzles and platforms. It is also filled with epic moments and unexpected twists that will captivate even the most experienced of players.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
3.8
Smurfs Kart 31.

Smurfs Kart

Platform: Switch
November 15, 2022
It's time to heat up your engines! Choose your Smurf - each one having their own kart and unique ability - and take part in wild races. Start off strong, find shortcuts, use the right items at the right time to pass your opponents and become the village's best kart driver! Play solo or with friends and family, should you be a beginner or the most trained driver... get the pole position and show others who is the fastest Smurf of all time!
Metascore:
65
User Score:
tbd
NeoGeo Pocket Color Selection Vol. 2 32.

NeoGeo Pocket Color Selection Vol. 2

Platform: Switch
November 9, 2022
NeoGeo Pocket Color Selection Vol. 2
Metascore:
64
User Score:
tbd
Jurassic World Aftermath Collection 33.

Jurassic World Aftermath Collection

Platform: Switch
November 10, 2022
Jurassic World Aftermath Collection is a suspenseful survival adventure. Crash-landing on Isla Nublar after the fall of Jurassic World, you find yourself trapped in a research facility when your mission to recover valuable information goes disastrously wrong. To survive, you’ll need to explore and solve puzzles while distracting and evading the three ferocious Velociraptors that stalk your every move.
Metascore:
62
User Score:
tbd
Aka 34.

Aka

Platform: Switch
December 14, 2022
Find inner peace in a top-down, small, open-world game. Make things better by growing plants, help others, craft and discover a carefully handcrafted island... but demons from your past might come back to remind you what you want to forget. *** Explore different biomes, from cloud forests to snowy mountains. Connect with the island inhabitants. A farming experience inspired by permaculture. Gather resources to craft houses, musical instruments, clothes, etc. Cook and prepare medicines. Relax and the back of a giant monster, looking at the clouds or in hot springs under a cherry blossom tree. But your hardest task will be to find a way to talk to these poor souls who are wandering on the island. These war victims are waiting for your help.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
tbd
Soccer Story 35.

Soccer Story

Platform: Switch
November 29, 2022
It's been a year since The Calamity tore apart the very foundations of soccer as we know it, and since then, Soccer Inc. has made dang well sure that not a soul has been allowed to even look at a soccer ball, let alone kick it. Soccer may have been banned across the world... but now there is hope! A magical soccer ball has chosen you, our Savior of Soccer! Soccer Story is a physics-driven adventure RPG, where every problem can be solved with your trusty magic ball. Along the way, you'll need to best bad guys in 1v1s, compete in a range of different sports (with your soccer ball, of course), and sometimes use your brain just as much as your balls In a world that has long forgotten The Beautiful Game, can you remind them why soccer is top of the table, and best the most formidable teams, including the local toddlers and a group of sharks?
Metascore:
56
User Score:
tbd
Sports Story 36.

Sports Story

Platform: Switch
December 23, 2022
Sports story is a game about sports, but not always. Various non-sporting pursuits provide variety. Alternate activities like dungeon exploration, stealthy infiltrations and fishing expeditions mean something unexpected waits around every corner. Sometimes it is even sports. Here are some of the things you can do in the game: * Embark on a golfing adventure in both ordinary and fantastical places. * Undertake full-time study at a renowned tennis academy. * Make friends and enemies in your quest for sporting excellence. * Dungeons, espionage, mini games, buried treasure and you get to meet the queen. * Make your coach proud by competing in Decasportathon.
Metascore:
54
User Score:
2.0

Titles with fewer than 7 critic reviews are excluded.

Highs and Lows
Highest of the Month
  1. 94

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - Complete Edition

  2. 91

    Persona 4 Golden

  3. 89

    Dead Space

  4. 89

    Persona 4 Golden

  5. 88

    Dead Space

Lowest of the Month
  1. 54

    Colossal Cave

    • Release Date: Jan 19, 2023
    • User Score: 4.8
    • Platform: PC
  2. 61

    Lone Ruin

    • Release Date: Jan 12, 2023
    • User Score: tbd
    • Platform: PC
  3. 66

    Forspoken

  4. 68

    Neptunia: Sisters vs. Sisters

    • Release Date: Jan 24, 2023
    • Rating: T
    • User Score: 6.0
    • Platform: PS5
  5. 68

    Lone Ruin

    • Release Date: Jan 12, 2023
    • Rating: E
    • User Score: 5.0
    • Platform: Switch