Check Out New Switch Games Rolling Out This Week!

March 16 to March 20
Kingdoms of Amalur Re-Reckoning PC Review

Another week, another batch of titles arriving on Nintendo Switch. Check out the official site or the list below containing the hottest titles coming this week to know what’s up!

R.B.I. Baseball 21

  • Sports/sim for up to 2 players
  • Publisher: MLBAM
  • Release date: March 16

Create a legacy and make a statement. The world of MLB awaits in R.B.I. Baseball 21. R.B.I. is the fast-paced, easy-to-learn baseball franchise perfect for anyone who wants to pick up and play, and R.B.I. Baseball 21 brings new features including create-a-player, play-by-play commentary, immersive time-of-day, and incredible visual improvements. Step up to the plate, crush home runs, and take your club to a World Series title in R.B.I. Baseball 21.

Stubbs the Zombie in Rebel Without a Pulse

  • Action-adventure for up to 2 players
  • Publisher: Aspyr
  • Developer: Aspyr
  • Release date: March 16

It’s 1959 and the city of Punchbowl, PA, is a beacon of progress and ideal living. Show the living that law and order are no match for a dead man on a mission. Your boyfriend’s back Maggie and Punchbowl is gonna be in trouble!

  • Eat Brains: Chomp on the living and replenish your bodily arsenal of: zombie sputum, gut grenades, and the stunning unholy flatulence
  • Possess Punchbowl’s Population: Clamp your severed hand to a barbershop quartet singer’s head and raygun away
  • Build Your Zombie Horde: Convert your enemies into undead allies & lead a zombie assault on the living
  • Bring Civilization to its Knees: Show the retro-futuristic city of Punchbowl, PA that they can’t escape the past
  • Stubbs and Chill: Invite a friend to play as Grubbs for classic couch cooperative hijinks. (Friend not included)

Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning

  • Single-player action-RPG
  • Publisher: THQ Nordic
  • Developer: Kaiko
  • Release date: March 16

The hit RPG returns! From the minds of the bestselling author R.A. Salvatore, Spawn creator Todd McFarlane, and Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion lead designer Ken Rolston, comes Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning. Remastered with stunning visuals and refined gameplay Re-Reckoning delivers intense, customizable RPG combat inside a sprawling game world.

Uncover the secrets of Amalur, from the vibrant city of Rathir to the vast region of Dalentarth to the grim dungeons of the Brigand Hall Caverns. Rescue a world torn apart by a vicious war and control the keys to immortality as the first warrior ever to be resurrected from the grips of death.

Beach Buggy Racing 2: Island Adventure

  • Racing/sports for up to 4 players
  • Publisher: Vector Unit
  • Developer: Vector Unit
  • Release date: March 17

Match your kart racing skills against a rag-tag crew of rivals as you explore a mysterious island packed with ancient temples, dragon-infested castles, and post-apocalyptic ice cream stands. Unlock and upgrade moon buggies, monster trucks and more. Collect and master over forty unique powerups in an epic race for the ultimate trophy.

Beach Buggy Racing 2: Island Adventure is an action-packed, mayhem-filled kart racer with split-screen competition and game rule customization. Play any part of the game solo or with friends in split-screen—from the story-driven Adventure mode to multi-event Championships, adrenaline-pumping Races, skill-mastering Drift Attacks, and more.

Synergia

  • Single-player adventure
  • Publisher: eastasiasoft
  • Developer: Top Hat Studios, Radi Art
  • Release date: March 18

A neon-lit dystopian cityscape becomes the stage for thrilling adventure and deep yuri romance in this cyberpunk-themed visual novel. The complex personalities and experiences of more than 20 characters are interwoven across multiple paths and possible endings. Your choices matter, not only to you, but to all those with whom you struggle to connect.

Magic Twins

  • Puzzle/arcade for up to 2 players
  • Publisher: Badland Publishing
  • Developer: Flying Beast Labs
  • Release date: March 18

Magic Twins is a 1-2 co-operative arcade puzzle game in which Abra and Cadabra (the titular Magic Twins), must constantly swap their chromagic powers to defeat hordes of color elementals and stop the Colormageddon (which they unintentionally unleashed). Red beats red, blue beats blue.. you get the drill. Magic doesn’t need to be complicated!

Signs of the Sojourner

  • Single-player adventure
  • Publisher: Digerati
  • Release date: March 18

Signs of the Sojourner is a narrative card game about connecting with people. Your deck is your character, reflecting your experiences and shaping your relationships.

You take over your mother’s store after her death, traveling to diverse locations to acquire goods for the shop. Along the way, you’ll encounter optimistic stories, compassionate characters, and delightful surprises in a world where climate change has made life hard.

Space Otter Charlie

  • Adventure for up to 4 players
  • Publisher: The Quantum Astrophysicists Guild
  • Developer: Wayward Distractions
  • Release date: March 18

With humanity gone, it’s up to the otters to save animal-kind from an inhospitable Earth. Join Charlie and his ragtag crew of critters on a daring mission through Otter Space as they search for a new planet to call home. Explore derelict space stations, battle unhinged robots, and enjoy some otterly terrific puns as you jump, float, and fly through over a dozen levels of furry fun.

Zero gravity gives classic puzzle platforming a whole new twist. Anything that’s not bolted down floats freely, making for a plethora of fresh new puzzles and predicaments. On your way, you’ll find plans to craft all kinds of gear, from jetpacks to ray guns – even a foam shark suit?! It all helps you on your quest for a furrier future!

DARQ Complete Edition

  • Single-player platformer
  • Publisher: Feardemic
  • Developer: Unfold Games
  • Release date: March 18

DARQ will take you on a journey through Lloyd’s dreams that quickly turn into a loop of nightmares. The boy’s main priority is to wake up, but unfortunately, each attempt sinks him deeper into his lucid subconscious-driven dreams. Lloyd has to adapt to the new world, re-learn gravity, strain all of his senses and mind in order to solve puzzles and sneak past the creatures guarding the corners of DARQ.

Will you decipher the true meaning of Lloyd’s dreams?

Faircroft’s Antiques: The Heir of Glen Kinnoch Collector’s Edition

  • Single-player arcade
  • Publisher: Ocean Media
  • Developer: Ocean Media
  • Release date: March 18

Mia Faircroft returns in this thrilling new hidden object adventure! When the untimely demise of one William MacDougal leaves his castle without an heir, Mia is called on to the humble little town of Glen Kinnoch to retrace his past and find his relatives. Uncover long-lost secrets through beautifully rendered hidden object scenes, piece together art and history in engaging minigames, and help the townsfolk find a new future in Faircroft’s Antiques: The Heir of Glen Kinnoch!

Can’t Drive This

  • Racing for up to 4 players
  • Publisher: Pixel Maniacs
  • Developer: Pixel Maniacs
  • Release date: March 19

Race your monster truck WHILE your friend builds the road. Go too slow, and you’ll EXPLODE! And yes, it’s as chaotic as it sounds – especially in four player split-screen.

Can’t Drive This is a competitive co-op (it’s a thing) multiplayer party racing game. Drive your monster truck WHILE your friend builds the road in front of you! Oh, and don’t go too slow, OR YOU’LL EXPLODE! Like in that Sandy B movie, in which she kinda does the same thing, but on a bus. Also, she doesn’t explode (Spoiler alert).

Root Film

  • Single-player adventure
  • Publisher: PQube
  • Developer: KADOKAWA GAMES
  • Release date: March 19

Root Film is a thrilling adventure game with visual novel elements. Follow Rintaro Yagumo as he is selected to be the director for the rebooted “Shimane Mystery Drama Project”, a TV series which was cancelled for an unknown reason 10 years ago. His excitement for this amazing opportunity is quickly curbed when a horrible murder interrupts their location scouting process.

Follow him and a cast of unique and memorable characters as they are drawn deeper into a thrilling mystery. Become your own detective as you unravel the truth through investigative gameplay mechanics, adding a new layer onto the visual novel formula.

Plants vs. Zombies: Battle for Neighborville Complete Edition

  • Adventure/action for up to 16 players
  • Publisher: Electronic Arts
  • Release date: March 19

Now on Nintendo Switch, tackle hilarious missions and defeat epic bosses in the Weirding Woods, Mount Steep, and Neighborville Town Center to collect medals and unlock outrageous outfits. Party with up to three friends and goof around in Giddy Park or dive into some 8v8 multiplayer in Turf Takeover, vanquishing opponents, blasting gnome bombs, bouncing on pink ooze – it’s the most fun you’ll have since sliced bread.

Take your system anywhere, and prepare to kick some grass offline and online in a plant-on-zombie conflict that will take you to the outer edges of Neighborville and back again!

Cargo Crew Driver

  • Single-player racing
  • Publisher: BoomBit Games
  • Release date: March 19

As a member of the Cargo Crew you will be tasked with helping port workers with their day to day operations. Learn to drive a set of unique vehicles required to complete all of the missions. In this line of work you will explore the port area, enter ships berthed there, move around cargo and try to do everything as quickly as possible.

Olympic Boxing

  • Sports sim for up to 2 players
  • Publisher: Pix Arts
  • Developer: Benoit Varasse
  • Release date: March 20

Fight with a variety of devastating punches. Feel every hook, jab and uppercut with intuitive and responsive controls. Olympic Boxing brings you all the sensations of real boxing competitions.

Put your boxing skills to test and challenge competitors from all over the world. Fight for your country in the boxing tournament and win the gold medal. Challenge your friends and family in two-player mode.

Featuring stunning graphics animations and sounds, this boxing game will provide you with hours of intense fun.

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While growing up in the wilds of Russia, Catherine learned to talk, write and game at almost the same time. You can follow her attempts at latter two at MMORPG.com and GameSpace.

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