I'm a big fan of the genre, yet there's a lot in here I haven't tried. Hopefully will enjoy Only paid around £3 (a London price coffee ) so no harm if not. Grim Fandango's epic story of four years in the life (or death) of Manny Calavera, travel agent to the dead, has been remastered to look, sound, and control even better than when it won GameSpot's Game of the Year award upon its original launch. Sylvia, a young acolyte of the monster hunting Order, follows the trail of the Order’s ex-member Gabriel, who stole the artifact containing an evil creature called Koshmaar. Röki A few years have passed since our heroes heroically defeated the arch-witch Mortroga. The best 50 Point-and-click Adventure games for Nintendo Switch daily generated by our specialised A.I. It's a shame that I still didn't get it through Grim Frandango after so many years, but its control scheme was and is my personal nemesis. A cast of memorable characters and some spot-on retro presentation should seal the deal for fans of a good story and snappy dialogue. Experimentation is a breeze with touch controls and the expanded possibilities offered by character-switching mean puzzles feel more varied. Set in Victorian England, when Jeremiah Devitt receives a letter from his old schoolmate Anthony Beechworth with a hidden, cryptic message, he knows something is wrong. Broken Age, Amazon and the Amazon logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. The final chapter of The Journey Down, a classic point-and-click saga with an Afro-Caribbean vibe. Fans of Stranger Things and Poltergeist will love the direction this game takes – if not to hell and back, exactly, then absolutely to some other place where horrors abound, just waiting for an invitation into our world. A point-and-click aventure game with a cool '60s styling and an intriguing story, we missed out on reviewing Agent A: A Puzzle in Disguise, although Nintendo Life readers brought it to our attention. Some of these I had never heard of before. Also, kinda enjoyed Darkside Detective, but not as much. Each act here brings with it some new perspective, new places and people to forge deep connections with. I hope Nintendo bring this classic point and click adventure to NSO soon. And I need to get back to Thimbleweed Park. Interestingly, they all took me a bit of a while to get into. I really really hope Full Throttle and the Day of the Tentacle will get ported to Switch too some day. Every world needs its heroes. In the years since launch, Nintendo Switch has hosted games from across the genres, including an array of old-school point and click adventure games — a genre which flourished on PCs in the old days and one which Nintendo's hybrid console offers a convenient way to play. The main problem with 'Stories untold' is that the first chapter is so fricking good that the rest of the game, though not bad on its own right, just can't measure up.Oxenfree is fantastic.As are the curiously absent Syberia and Goetia. Much better games, in my opinion, than say... Bulb Boy. Inspired by the adventure games of old, LUNA The Shadow Dust is a moving tale of two playable companions drawn together in a hand-animated puzzle adventure, featuring a breathtaking original soundtrack and beautiful 2D cinematics. Thanks for the list! I think I have played 9 of those (and 2 from the honourable mentions list). Help Manny untangle himself from a conspiracy that threatens his very salvation. The gnome Wilbur Weathervane is struggling with his new job as a teacher at the reopened School for Wizardry and Witchcraft. That's like THE P&C game of the last decade! Come on, Double Fine/LARIP!!! BS5 is in my backlog, but I heard good things about it. LUNA The Shadow Dust is a fully hand-animated Point&Click puzzle adventure, brought to life through wordless storytelling, beautiful cinematics and a breathtaking original soundtrack. The root of this illness seems to be “the Great Wave”, an inexplicable chain of natural disasters that destroyed all energy sources and communications and plunged the world into a chaos ruthlessly controlled by both the authorities and the army alike. Published By Mango Protocol. The system's touchscreen makes it an ideal match for games which would have traditionally been best paired with a mouse, but many adventure games these days function just as well whether you're playing docked to your TV with a pad or you're out and about with your Switch in handheld mode. Will the 3 daredevils succeed in finding the source of the evil? Faced with political intrigues that threaten the delicate balance of peace, Wilbur is in dire need of his old friends. West of Loathing is my recommendation. Join the quest and lead Tara to victory! He and his girlfriend Pauline must embark on an investigation to try to reproduce the immortality ritual. Wouldn't you know it I picked up Agent A recently for just over a $1 and really enjoyed it, didn't want to put it down until completing the 5 chapters. Face no past, no present, no future. John Yesterday becomes immortal following an occult ritual. Tara, a young apothecary, decides to find the cause of this plague and stop it from spreading further. Bulb Boy appeal comes in the form of its characters, craziness and toilet humour – a deadly combination that deserves to be played. A genuinely creepy creation, Oxenfree combines a clever story and smart dialogue mechanics with superbly sinister music to leave a deep and lasting impression on the player, one that should encourage an all-important second playthrough. Meet a cast of outlandish characters and face perplexing challenges in your quest for the Treasure of the Seventh Sea. Experience an unforgettable story spanning across two radically different time periods. It deserves a spot for sure. In the years since launch, Nintendo Switch has hosted games from across the genres, including an array of old-school point and click adventure games — … I had a ball with Broken Age, but it’s not exactly under the radar. Not exactly a point and click game (though it does have some such elements) but there's a game on sale right now for $2.99 called Jenny LeClue Detectivu. - Explore the topsy-turvy cable car station of Asposia Central, get to know the quirky tumble mouse factory workers, reveal the secret of the Shovel Mountains, and much more! Some others worth a shout out (in no special order) are the Edna & Harvey Games, The Journey Down Trilogy, Detective Gallo, and The Little Acre. Guard Duty is a comedy adventure about love, loss and the end of the world. It maintains the original’s great writing and presentation, but offers a far better all-round experience, making it the best entry point for Switch owners. A destiny as yet unwritten. 2064: Read Only Memories INTEGRAL takes the classic point-and-click genre of old, strips out many of the annoyingly exacting puzzle systems, and injects a refreshingly positive and progressive outlook. The Lions Song is steeped in early 20th century history and focusses on a cast of Austrian artists and scientists with each episode taking a closer look at their intimate struggles with creativity and inspiration. Broken Age is a timeless coming-of-age story of barfing trees and talking spoons. I was so disappointed that I wanted to see the 'proper' ending, so I did it again in the hope it would be justified.