Hades was considered by many to be the game of 2020. That’s no easy feat, on its own. The fact that it’s an indie title, in development for years, is a testament to the amount of polish in this Action/RPG. If you haven’t played it yet, here are five great reasons to get invested in the underworld, right now.

Only Place to Play it On Console, Now:
Currently only available on Nintendo Switch away from Steam, it’s the type of console-exclusive that can drive a plethora of challenge-hungry gamers.

Beautiful World: Walking through the world of Hades, is an absolute visual treat.

Enjoyable Combat: With plenty of weapons and maneuvers at your disposal, combat is Hades is deep.

Excellent Voice Acting: The story of Hades is intricate, emotional and loaded with wit.

Massive Amount of Replayability: Being able to continuously work on your character, gaining abilities and weapons is a blast. Even though Hades is far from an easy adventure, it’s made specifically for grinders who enjoy falling in love with a game and its atmosphere.

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Patrick Hickey, Jr., is the founder and editor-in-chief of ReviewFix.com and a lecturer of English and journalism at Kingsborough Community College, in Brooklyn, New York. Over the past decade, his video game coverage has been featured in national ad campaigns by top publishers the likes of Nintendo, Deep Silver, Disney and EA Sports. His book series, "The Minds Behind the Games: Interviews With Cult and Classic Game Developers," from McFarland and Company, has earned praise from Forbes, Huffington Post, The New York Daily News and MSG Networks. He is also a former editor at NBC and National Video Games Writer at the late-Examiner.com