"This is a game that is at its best if you try different methods and combinations until you've found a solution."
"Newbie's first adventure may be packaged with some original ideas, its execution is a little rough around the edges."
"There's plenty to see and do, and younger players will enjoy the number of events, tracks, and unlockable cars on offer."
"We had a lot of fun with our time in the game, although returning players will have to weigh up for themselves whether there's enough to warrant the upgrade."
"Beyond adding new fists to your characters, Arms ultimately offers the same experience across all of its modes."
"When you dig deeper into the content this version offers, it's not long before you're knocked out by a combo of realisations."
"Overall it's a noticeable improvement over the first, and Musou fans will find it a joy to play."
"It's the most punishing game we've played in some time, but those who like a challenge will thrive on what's offered here."
"If you've loved Dragon's Trap since the '80s you'll feel right at home."
"Two of the world's best puzzle games have been combined to create something even better."
"It's a near-perfect package that offers something for all ages to enjoy, with lashings of content to keep players coming back again and again."
"It won't take you very long to get to grips with the control system, and the core mechanic is simply and elegantly implemented."
"A couple of generations back, this might have been an acceptable first attempt from an inexperienced studio."
"If you missed it the first time around (as many of you surely did), it's still worth taking a trip to Lego City."
"There's a lot to do, a lot to find, and a lot of laughs to be had, all wrapped up in a well-designed and polished adventure."
"It's a platformer with a unique twist, but that twist ends up getting tangled."
"It's on the brink of being a must-have title, and it comes highly recommended."
"It seems blindingly obvious to combine the sandbox genre with the world of Lego, when you stop to think about it."
"With refreshing and colourful design, it's one of the most fun and exciting multiplayer games we've seen on a Nintendo console in recent times."
"If you really love local multiplayer both at home and on the road, this is totally for you."
"If you feel the need for speed, this is as good as it gets on Switch right now."
"This could have been Wii Sports for a new generation, but pricing and inconsistency holds it back."
"This is the biggest and most ambitious game Nintendo has ever created..."
"Ubisoft has managed to keep it fresh, accessible, affordable, and most importantly fun."