A major Nintendo Switch games update this week
It’s a huge update for the Nintendo Switch eShop, and good timing ahead of the busy holiday season.
New Switch owners will be able to choose from over 15 new titles when they unwrap their new consoles later this month.
The majority of the new Nintendo Switch games are indie titles, with some cracking new games arriving today.
Tiny Metal will be a must-buy for Advance Wars fans, with plenty of other game worth a look too.
Frederic: Resurrection of Music is one of the cheapest new games to try out, retailing for under $5.00.
Tiny Metal, meanwhile, is one of the most expensive new title arriving this week, costing around 19.99 to download.
A list of the new Nintendo Switch games can be found below, it should also be noted that other titles are also arriving next week.
This includes Arcade Archives VS. SUPER MARIO BROS., Bloody Zombies, Hammerwatch, RXN -Raijin- and Woodle Tree Adventures.
NEW NINTENDO SWITCH GAMES OUT TODAY:
Tiny Metal: Game description: A turn-based strategy game of intrigue with a distinct Japanese flavour that takes place in the aftermath of your king’s assassination. Roll out the tanks, create more troops, expand your squad, and struggle for territory with war-room levels of control! Outfight the enemy with your own army of foot soldiers, tanks, helicopters, tactical vehicles, and fighter jets. Capture rival territories and extend your military power over the sprawling map of Zipang. Follow the gripping story of Nathan Gries and answer for yourself what is — and what isn’t — worth fighting for.
ACA NEOGEO PULSTAR Game description: “PULSTAR” is a side-scrolling shooting game released by SNK in 1995. Control the “Dino246”, and take down the aliens who are attacking the solar system.
The game features a variety of offensive and defensive options, including 5 unique Voyager items and special IO items. Use everything at your disposal to protect your ship and defeat the alien threat!
Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King Game description: Explore a vast open game world in classic action-adventure fashion as Lily, Knight of the Rose!
Slash your way through monster-infested dungeons to save the Kingdom of Blossom from eternal darkness. Collect unique weapons, spells and items during your journey to take down powerful bosses and solve clever puzzles. Be part of a vivid, dynamic story passed down from grandfather to grandchildren by influencing the course of events yourself!
Frederic: Resurrection of Music Game description: Step into Frederic Chopin’s shoes, and embark onto an one-of-a-kind adventure through musical genre. Frederic Chopin – one of the world’s most talented classical composers, is brought back from the afterlife and finds that he’s an involuntary part of a treacherous plan. The world of music is at the edge of destruction. Soulless music labels and mass-produced popstars have hindered all creativity. And you’re the only hope of bringing it back.
FruitFall Crush Game description: Simple in concept but with enormous depth as the challenge increases. FruitFall Crush is very easy to grasp with simple controls but will keep players coming back for more, eager to improve their performance.
Guns, Gore and Cannoli Game description: Welcome to Thugtown circa 1920, the height of Prohibition.
Prepare yourself for a non-stop, action-packed, completely over-the-top, fast-paced, platform game. Set against the gangster heyday of the roaring twenties. Lose yourself in an exciting, elaborate tale of the underground and underworld. Experience friendship, betrayal, vengeance, and witness first-hand the rise and fall of a criminal mastermind. This is survival horror, wiseguy style… Capiche?
Heart&Slash Game description: Heart&Slash is a 3D brawler roguelike robot love story set in a world where machines are all that remains from human civilization.
You play as Heart, a sentient robot fighting to escape the grip of the evil and all seeing machine QuAsSy (Quality Assurance Systems). But make no mistake, Heart&Slash is no walk in the park. Every death is permanent and means a new randomly generated level for you to start over with a different set of weapons and items you can use, new enemies to fight and secrets to explore. Heart&Slash offers players something new and challenging because it is not about mastering one system, rather adapting to what is provided and making the most of it.
Max: The Curse of Brotherhood Game description: A warm Summer day, Max comes home from school and finds his room in a mess. His little brother Felix is playing with his toys again! In anger, Max turns to his laptop and makes a search: “How to make your brother disappear”.
Max: The Curse of Brotherhood is a cinematic adventure filled with action-packed platforming and creative puzzle-solving. Armed with only a Magic Marker, Max must confront evil at every turn in a hostile and fantastical world in order to save his kid brother, Felix.
Mom Hid My Game! Game description: Let’s find the game console Mom hid! Is it inside the chest or on the shelf? Could it be under the sofa, too? Find the ‘game’ in each level using various items!
Plague Road Game description: Set around a city being consumed from within by a disease, Plague Road tells a story of a lone doctor who once abandoned their home ad now returns to learn the fate of those they left behind. Travel from the safe refuge of your farm through a series of regions progressively more affected by the infernal plague.
On the road, rescue survivors and choose whether to use them as traveling companions or to improve the Doctor’s farm and gain access to new abilities. How your farm progresses depends upon where you assign survivors to work.
Puzzle Box Maker Game description: Let your fantasy run wild and get creating and uploading your own amazing Pixel Arts to the cloud. Browse the online gallery and play automatically created, challenging levels from any user-generated image. Redraw your image in paint-by-numbers style or use it as a level to play action mini games within it.
The Coma: Recut Game description: The Coma: Recut is a Korean survival horror. You are Youngho, a hapless Korean student who, after drifting asleep during his final exam, wakes to find himself trapped in a twisted version of his school, Sehwa High. And he’s not alone. Relentlessly pursued by a psychotic killer, Youngho must evade his hunter while desperately searching for a way to escape the dread-filled corridors and classrooms.
The Deer God Game description: The Deer God is a breathtaking 3D pixel art adventure that will challenge your religion and your platforming skills. It’s a game about survival, reincarnation, and karma; all set in a breathtaking and unique 3D pixelized world. Feast your eyes on the beautiful lighting, day and night system, and vast landscapes.
The Next Penelope Game description: Set in a futuristic Odyssey, “The Next Penelope” is a fast paced action racing game with loud colours, an original story and a challenging risk-reward system.
As Penelope is looking for Ulysses through the galaxy, the player is free to explore the planets in any order. Each world features unique situations, races, even bosses, and new permanent abilities to enhance Penelope’s spaceship. Weapons can be mixed and used at any time, but all these abilities cost vital energy, so the player is very powerful and close to death at the same time! If you’ve played a Micro Machines game, you’ll feel right at home with the controls! (An alternative control scheme is available for newcomers as well.)
Tiny Troopers Joint Ops XL Game description: Tiny Troopers Joint Ops XL is an epic bite-sized arcade shooter, filled to the brim with action-packed mini maps of mayhem! Take control of your tiny troopers as you battle evil adversaries from around the world with a multitude of weapons. Recruit specialist mercenaries such as Medics, Machine Gunners and the Elite Delta Force to subdue enemy insurgents! Collect medals, dog tags, Intel and more during the course of each mission to ensure victory.