The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Switch)
Action 03 March 2017
Another installment in the popular action-adventure game series by Nintendo, and also the first game in the series for WiiU. In The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, you play once again as the main character of the franchise, Link, who gets involved in yet another exciting and dangerous adventure as he tries to learn what led to the downfall of the land of Hyrule. The gameplay is a combination of several genres: adventure, action RPG, and even survival. During the game, you explore the open world, solve puzzles and fight enemies; the combat is arcade-like and requires you to use varied tactics. You also have to gather resources in order to prepare food and drink, which affect your abilities, just like pieces of equipment.
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Master Trials (Switch)
Action 30 June 2017
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - Master Trials for is the first expansion for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild that was developed by Nintendo. It is a typical game expansion that does not introduce any major changes to gameplay mechanics. Nintendo focused on adding new content to the game and, by doing so, prolonging our adventures in Hyrule. The biggest introduction that comes with the expansion is the new adventure called Trials of the Sword. It takes us to small maps where we do not have access to our previously gathered equipment and have to fight with waves of enemies. We get new pieces of equipment and useful items by defeating our enemies and exploring our surroundings. Doing so will prepare us for fights with more powerful opponents. Master Trials also introduces a new difficulty level called Master Mode In terms of new items, this add-on introduces one new mask and eight armor sets.
Troll and I (Switch)
Adventure 21 May 2017
An action-adventure game from Spiral House studio, set in 1950 in Northern Europe. Player takes control of two characters – a boy named Otto and a big Troll. As the village of the first protagonist is destroyed by a mysterious cataclysm, they set on a journey to find a new home for him. Most of the game comes down to exploring locations, solving simple puzzles and fighting or avoiding enemies. Both heroes have different skills – Otto mastered fighting with spear, while the Troll has magical abilities and huge strength. This means they have to cooperate in order to progress. Troll and I also features a complex crafting system, used to create weapons and other useful items. Aside from single player mode, the title offers cooperative multiplayer option.
Seasons of Heaven (Switch)
Adventure December 2017
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AWAY: Journey to the Unexpected (Switch)
Action December 2017
AWAY: Journey to the Unexpected is a cartoonish action-adventure game. It was developed by Aurelien Regard, creator of The Next People, and Jim Genisson, level designer of a couple of Rayman games. AWAY: Journey to the Unexpected is inspired by the Japanese children cartoons, both in terms of visuals and atmosphere. The game takes us to a world where modern technology and fantastic beings collide. We play as a brave young boy who goes on various dangerous adventures during which he, along with his friends, fights with enemies. As we play, we explore the game’s world, beat the game’s platform elements, collect items, and fight with enemies. We can recruit every character we meet, including our opponents. It requires us to convince them to do so, so we will have to be really thoughtful and creative when talking with them. AWAY: Journey to the Unexpected has quite unusual but still good looking visuals. The game’s colourful world is in 3D, but all characters are 2D sprites.