Mario Tennis Aces Switch The disappointing Golf Story may have made us lose our sporting-RPG appetite almost as soon as it was whetted, but we remain optimistic for the next game from Camelot. This story-driven tennis game will tide us over nicely while we wait for 2018’s true big hitters on Switch.
Hokuto Ga Gotuku PS4 File this one under ‘no brainer’: a Fist Of The North Star tie-in developed by the team behind Yakuza. The latter series has long offered a fine line in brutal combat; this hook-up with the head-squishing action of Buronson and Tetsuo Hara’s bonkers manga is a perfect match.
Fe PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One Zoink Games’ ethereal puzzle-adventure will be with us this month, and its imminent arrival is nothing but good news for EA. It’s a timely, and sorely needed, reminder that EA isn’t all about loot boxes and grubby monetisation – not at this time of year, anyway.