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Famitsu review scores for issue 1677

Not a bad review this week

Four reviews in the latest issue of Famitsu, and all of them are for Switch games. Which one comes out on top? Check out the score rundown below.

Buddy Mission: BOND (Switch) – 9/8/8/9 [34/40]
Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny (PS4, Switch) – 9/8/8/8 [33/40]
Fell Seal: Arbiter’s Mark (PS4, Switch) – 8/8/8/7 [31/40]
Re:ZERO – Starting Life in Another World: The Prophecy of the Throne (PS4, Switch) – 8/8/8/8 [32/40]

Hitman 3 video review round-up

It's a hit

The embargo for Hitman 3 reviews has been lifted, and outlets are sharing their thoughts. Check out the various videos above to see what they thought.

Famitsu review scores for issue 1676

A quiet week

Just two review scores in this week's Famitsu, but both are for Switch games. Check out the score round-up below.

- Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time (PS4, Switch) – 8/8/8/8 [32/40]
- Shing! (PS4, Switch) – 7/8/7/7 [29/40]

Metacritic reveals the best-reviewed games of 2020

What a year for great games!

2020 saw more people playing games than ever, and there were a ton of excellent titles to choose from. Wondering what the best of the best was? Metacritic has sifted through all the titles in order to see which came out with the best review averages. Here's the top 10 on all platforms combined in 2020. Titles that appear on Switch in some form have been marked in bold.

Persona 5 Royal - 95
Half-Life: Alyx - 93
Hades - 93
Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age - Def. Ed. - 91

The Last of Us Part II - 93
Ori and the Will of the Wisps - 93
Demon Souls - 92
F1 2020 - 91
Microsoft Flight Simulator - 91
Crusader Kings III - 91

If you'd like a look at the bigger picture, or just a list of the best reviewed Switch titles of 2020, you can find those details here.

Famitsu review scores for issue 1675

Find out what might be worth buying!

The latest issue of Famitsu features five new reviews, and all of the games are available on Switch. Check out how each title holds up in this week's round-up below.

Blacksmith of the Sand Kingdom (PS4, Switch) – 7/8/7/8 [30/40]
Doodle Derby (Switch) – 7/8/7/6 [28/40]
Fox n Forests (Switch) – 7/7/7/6 [27/40]
Monster Sanctuary (Xbox Series, PS4, Xbox One, Switch) – 8/8/8/8 [32/40]
Touhou Luna Nights (Switch) – 8/8/7/8 [31/40]

EDGE review scores and 2020 Games of the Year from issue 354 revealed

The final reviews of the year are in

The latest round of review scores from EDGE are in, and you can see a full rundown of all the titles reviewed below. Switch-related titles are in bold.

Cyberpunk 2077 - 7
Call of the Sea - 6
Immortals Fenyx - 6
Hyrule Warriors Age of Calamity - 7

13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim - 7
Empire of Sin - 5
Haven - 4
Alba: A Wildlife Adventure - 7
Horace - 8
Tenderfoot Tactics - 8
Wide Ocean Big Jacket - 8

Along with that, this issue includes awards for EDGE's Game of the Year categories. Read the categories and winners below. Switch-related titles are in bold.

Trailblazer Award - Dreams
Revolution Award - Hades
Zeitgeist Award - Animal Crossing New Horizons

You Had to be There Award - Half Life: Alyx
Blockbuster Award - The Last of Us: Part II
Artisan Award - Signs of the Sojourner
Worldbuilding Award - Paradise Killer
Homecoming Award - Kentucky Route Zero
Rising Star Award - If Found

Outstanding Contribution - Itch.IO Bundle.
Biggest Tantrum - Epic Vs Apple
Unlikeliest Tear Jerker - Paper Mario The Origami King
Cosiest Propaganda - Astro's Playroom
Funniest Mourning - Tell Me Why
Most Indie Premise - Renal Summer
Least effective camouflage - Gears Tactics
Most Antisocial Media - Oculus Quest 2
Falsest Start - Crucible
Smartest Hangover Cure - Lair of the Clockwork God

Famitsu review scores for issue 1674

Just one game this week!

Believe it or not, there's just one review score in this week's Famitsu. It just so happens to be for a Switch game! Check out the best/worst reviewed game in this week's Famitsu below.

Akita Oga Mystery Guide: The Frozen Silverbell Flower (Switch) – 7/8/8/7 [30/40]

IGN Video Review - Among Us

Among Us was a surprise announcement for Switch in the latest Indie World Showcase, which delighted thousands of Switch owners. Still not convinced the game is for you? Check out IGN's review to see if you should spend some time with this one.

IGN Video Review - Monster Hunter movie

The review you've been waiting for

Writer/director Paul W.S. Anderson's Monster Hunter reminds us how rare good video game movies are, creating a film breathtaking for all the ways it steps wrong.

Famitsu review scores for issue 1672

What's the top game this week?

The reviewers at Famitsu are always hard at work tackling the latest games in Japan. Here's the slate of review scores from this week's issue, #1672.

Cake Bash (Switch) – 7/8/7/7 [29/40]
Earth Defense Force: World Brothers (PS4, Switch) – 8/8/7/8 [31/40]
Mana Spark (Switch) – 8/7/7/8 [30/40]
Micetopia (PS4, Switch) – 7/6/7/6 [26/40]
Ruinverse (PS4, Xbox One, Switch) – 7/7/7/7 [28/40]
Soul Searching (Switch) – 7/8/6/8 [29/40]
Tabe-O-Ja (Switch) – 7/8/8/8 [31/40]
Vampyr (PS4, Switch) – 8/7/8/8 [31/40]