For all the Switch’s library of weird and wonderful games, there are two big holes. First is a fast, ultra-violent shooter. Second, more surprisingly, is a split-screen FPS. RICO aims to fill both those gaps with its broad shoulders.
It’s every action cop thriller you’ve ever seen, summed up in the tagline: “kick doors, kill men”. Each level is a series of procedurally generated rooms, containing an assortment of armed criminals. Kick open the door and you get a few seconds of ultraslow bullet time to pop as many headshots as you can. Then it’s bloody mayhem as you race to take down any remaining goons. … [MORE]