Rounding off 2021 in fashion, December was yet one more cracking month for downloadable delights on the Switch eShop.
These awards purpose to have fun the perfect of Nintendo’s digital retailer, giving some love and a focus to the video games that would so simply be missed within the Switch’s ever-rising library.
So, let’s get began. Here are the perfect Switch eShop video games of December 2021!
While these titles did not fairly make our prime three this month, they’re nonetheless definitely price trying out:
Publisher: Yacht Club Games / Developer: Yacht Club Games
Taking third place this month is Shovel Knight Pocket Dungeon, a brilliant-addictive puzzler based mostly on a universe we’re all greater than accustomed to at this stage.
You cannot actually go incorrect with a properly-made falling block puzzle sport, and Shovel Knight’s newest outing is a well designed and actually pleasant revitalisation of the style. We praised the title for boasting “excessive depth, fight-pushed gameplay, oodles of replayability, a cute artwork fashion, and a stunning quantity of depth” in our review, and loads of members of the group have been gripped ever since.
A really robust entry for a 3rd-place place, this one.
Publisher: Devolver Digital / Developer: Four Quarters
Sneaking forward of Pocket Dungeon and grabbing second place, although, is Loop Hero.
A inventive new tackle the RPG style, Loop Hero efficiently combines gentle deckbuilding parts, another tackle tower defence gameplay, and a solidly paced loot system. The very nature of its gameplay means it is a fairly repetitive title – therefore the ‘Loop’ – however we known as it “a persistently rewarding and fascinating sport that’ll simply get its hooks in you” in our review.
If you have not heard about this one but, get that evaluation learn to study all about it and see whether or not or not it is for you. We definitely advocate it. And once more. And once more.
Publisher: Finji / Developer: Finji
As for this month’s winner? That prize goes to Chicory: A Colorful Tale.
One of the perfect journey video games accessible on Switch, Chicory gained this month’s employees vote very comfortably certainly. With a solid of likeable characters and a fantastic sense of humour, but not afraid to sort out some surprisingly heavy themes, the sport’s 25-30 hour journey is one we wholehearted advocate you’re taking.
We described it as “an attractive marriage of mechanics, themes and visuals” in our review, and we hope you’ve the chance to test it out for yourselves.
How we resolve our eShop Selects prime three: As we attain the top of each month, the Nintendo Life employees vote on their favorite titles from an inventory of video games chosen by the editorial group. To qualify for this listing, these video games should have been launched as a digital-solely Nintendo Switch eShop title in that exact month, and should have been reviewed on Nintendo Life; we choose the qualifying video games based mostly on their evaluation scores.
Staff are then requested to vote for 3 video games that they suppose deserve to take a seat proper on the very prime of that listing; first alternative will get 3 factors, second alternative will get 2 factors, and third alternative will get 1 level. These votes are then tallied to create a prime three listing, with the general winner taking that month’s prime prize.