Hello and welcome back to Jacktendo Selects, the monthly feature in which sees me count down my favourite games on Switch in the month that they came out and reveal the game I’m most looking forwards to from the following month!


Just like I did in the previous instalment, I will be once again revealing my Top 6 Switch games that met my rules! “What rules are they?” you may wonder, well a game can only appear in this list, if I have personally played it and reviewed it. It will also need to be a full game, which means the likes of May’s Disgaea 5 Complete Tetris demo will not be featuring an appearance, but the full game sure is!


So from least favourite to personal favourite, here is My Top 6 Switch Games of May 2017:

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Some of you may be wondering why Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers isn’t on this list and there is a simple explanation for that and it is because I didn’t review the game. While I do pen a lot of our Switch reviews, it doesn’t fall down to me to write every Switch review our site posts. Instead I solely reviewed those you see above and I can honestly say 3 of them are simply fantastic titles that do deserve to be a Nintendo Switch game.


However, since the photo list does not reveal how each title faired in my reviews, here’s a written list that does just that goes from highest score to lowest and provides links to the reviews themselves:


9/10 – Disgaea 5 Complete

7/10 – Dark Witch Music Episode: Rudymical

7/10 – Astro Duel Deluxe

7/10 – Thumper

7/10 – TumbleSeed   

7/10 – Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition


And just so they don’t feel left out, here are a few of the other Switch games that were reviewed this month by my partner in crime, Mike Scorpio:


8/10 – NBA Playgrounds

8/10 – Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers

8/10 – Wonder Boy and the Dragon’s Trap


But now that we have covered games that are out and available already (and already reviewed by myself), it is time to reveal the game I am most looking forwards to playing in May and surprise, surprise it’s ARMS. ARMS not only looks great, plays great and leaves the player feeling great, it is just a title that has taken the fighting genre and made it into something so much more and it is easily going to be the best Switch game that releases next month. That’s how I feel about it anyway.

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And now with the end of this edition almost within sight, it is time for me to pick 1 of the 6 games that made it onto my list this month, as a recommendation/must-own/get for Switch game and it is Disgaea 5 Complete. There is just so much to do, so much love went into it and it is just an insanely brilliant game that plays perfectly on Switch as you can take the game with you everywhere! Plus aren’t Prinnies just the best? Sure they say Dood a lot, but they’re so cute and cuddly you can easily forgive them for that. But yes, for the month of May, my Jacktendo Selects title is none other than Disgaea 5 Complete because it really just a fantastic title to play!

 JS - Disgaea

As always, thank you for joining me for yet another instalment and I hope you’ll do so again for the June issue, so until then, keep on gaming and here’s an updated list of my Top 20 Switch Games of all Time:


  1. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
  2. Snake Pass
  3. Disgaea 5 Complete
  4. LEGO City Undercover
  5. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
  6. Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove
  7. Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment
  9. Mr. Shifty
  10. Puyo Puyo Tetris
  11. Super Bomberman R
  12. Has-Been Heroes
  13. Blaster Master Zero
  14. The Jackbox Party Pack 3
  15. KAMIKO
  16. World of Goo
  17. Dark Witch Music Episode: Rudymical
  18. Astro Duel Deluxe
  19. VOEZ
  20. Thumper

By Jack Longman

In 2015, when rumours of the NX and Zelda U were everywhere, my brother and I started Miketendo64 and we've been running it ever since. As the Editor-in-Chief, I have attended video gaming events in three different countries, been to preview events, and penned more than 4,000 articles to date, ranging from news, to features, reviews, interviews and guides. I love gaming and I love all things Nintendo. I also love Networking, so don't be afaid to reach out. Email: contact@miketendo64.com / jack.lo@miketendo64.com Website: https://miketendo64.com/ YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyVMO4QgcniAjhLxoyc9n8Q

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