"Even though Climax Studios has made some good decisions, Pirates of the Enchiridion could still use a bit more time in the oven."
"The tasks and individual stories are involving and the graphics and sound set the tempo perfectly."
"There are some elements on display here that, at times, made us think that the baton had truly been passed on by the genre greats."
"Here's hoping Nintendo continues along this path and delivers a fully fledged sequel in a couple of years."
"After having sat down with the finished article we found ourselves reflecting on whether the final product lived up to that early potential. The answer: absolutely."
"The central mechanic is just as satisfying as popping bubble wrap and unites theme and gameplay in holy matrimony."
"We didn't even miss Mario's moustachioed face, and that's saying something."
"Each mission with Agent 8 is better than any solo Splatoon content we've seen before, not only in terms of design and creativity but also in terms of difficulty."
"The refined format shows that TT is willing to experiment and change things to keep its new games from going stale."
"It provides the timeless fun and exploration of a Metroidvania, while at the same time giving it a lick of paint to bring the genre into the modern day."
"It left a lot to be desired, which is a shame considering the world it constructed and the mayhem that ICEY can cause."
"When it comes to tennis games in 2018, it's game, set, and match for Nintendo and Camelot."
"As it should be with a good puzzle game, it's simple enough to draw you in but there's enough there to keep you hooked."
"It boasts the inclusion of drone scanning technology and has seen many subtle under-the-hood tweaks."
"Despite its shortcomings, we recommend that anyone even slightly interested in the concept check it out, especially those looking for something to play with their young ones."
"It's not a classic of the genre by any means, but that doesn't mean it isn't worth your time."
"There's a rich tapestry of adversaries where each enemy type offers different challenges, forcing you to vary your approach and make clever use of the environment."
"The free update isn't quite as good as a game created from the ground up especially for the World Cup, but it comes very close."
"It's relaxing and enjoyable for the most part, while also testing player skill just enough to keep things interesting."
"Every fighting fan will easily enjoy this slice of video game history; it's a proper celebration and a nice counter to last year's Ultra let down."
"Runner 3 was made for the Switch with its short bursts of fun, arcade-like premise, and colourful visuals."
"Dark Souls has carried over not only untainted but improved from the versions of old."
"It looks great, it plays great, and it has plenty of content through both the base game and the DLC packs included."
"It'll provide you with a fair few hours of good wholesome side-scrolling fun."
"We've only been travelling for a few days and already we've got quite a fun story unfolding."