Check Out New Switch Games Arriving This Week

Check Out New Switch Games Arriving This Week

It’s October, it’s a new week and that means that there is a number of new games dropping onto the Nintendo Switch console! The titles this week span a variety of genres and styles, so any type of player can find something in the latest selection.

Check out the Nintendo site to find out more.

Creepy Tale 2

  • Single-player adventure/platformer
  • Release date: October 7

Creepy Tale 2 is a spooky cartoon puzzle adventure inspired by ancient European fairy tales, a new entry in the Creepy Tale series. Help Lars through a spinning carousel of dark events as he travels around his land to find Ellie, his little sister, and other girls kidnapped by an unnamed evil. Fight your fears, gather new allies, and solve numerous puzzles that will lead you to the truth.

PandaBall

  • Sports/arcade for up to 2 players
  • Release date: October 7

On an island in the middle of nowhere, the world of Pamuria exists. A tropical island with an array of different environments, from dense jungles, sandy beaches, mountain tops and sunny cliff sites. Overall a hidden utopia, excluded and hidden from the rest of world, in the middle of an unknown ocean. On Pamuria animals live a life in perfect harmony with the environment and ocean surrounding the island, and with the island providing everything from food and water, shelter, comfort – simply all basic needs. Every animal on Pamuria are herbivores, and the leading animal is the Panda species. With no immediate danger and a great setting for procreation: life on Pamuria is perfect!

But, when life is that peaceful and ”perfect”, a sense of boredom eventually begins to build up…

No Longer Home

  • Single-player adventure/sim
  • Release date: October 7

Bo and Ao are graduating university and preparing to leave the flat they’ve lived in together for a year. Thanks to visa limitations, Ao is forced to return to Japan, leaving Bo in England. Disillusioned by post-educational life and shoved aside by a government who doesn’t want them there, both are trying to come to terms with their uncertain futures. And deep under their South London flat, something grows…

Wander through an intimate flat and examine the everyday belongings of Bo and Ao. Have BBQs, play video games, and stay up late just talking in bed. Follow the day to day activities and conversations of two queer, non-binary students and their friends. Get to know Lu, the multi-eyed, animal-like new flatmate.

Jack Axe

  • Action/adventure for up to 4 players
  • Release date: October 7

Her name is Jack. She has an axe. She is Jack Axe.

Join the Jack sisters in a single or multiplayer, 2D open world adventure! Take on a variety of platforming challenges and utilize your axe tossing ability to explore Jack’s unique world. Witness the saga of a young woman breaking taboo by arming herself and taking on a “man’s job,” despite the protestations of an irate god in this Norse/Filipino fusion.

Drum Box

  • Single-player music/arcade
  • Release date: October 7

Drum Box challenges you to play the drum parts in 8 music genres. Start in easy difficulty and build up your skills. In each step, a training mode will teach you the patterns, and a performance mode will challenge you to beat your own score. You can also drum freestyle, to your own beat. Are you ready to take up the challenge?

Sophia’s World

  • Single-player platformer/arcade
  • Release date: October 7

Fun for all age groups!
In this non-violent platform game for all age groups, you’ll guide Sophia through colorful levels and worlds. Numerous coins are hidden in each level for you to discover. But avoid animals like snails, bats and turtles. Sophia can use some animals as a trampoline with a well-aimed jump. But don’t worry: nothing will happen to the animals: the snail will hide in its shell when you scare it. But it will carefully emerge again as soon as the danger is averted.

Classic platform gameplay with a modern twist!
Classic platform gameplay meets brightly colored, timeless graphics and cute characters. Fun for the entire family: from the youngest kids to grandma and grandpa. In no time at all, everyone will be captivated by the concept and won’t be able to stop playing until all the coins in the level have been found.

Panmorphia

  • Single-player adventure/puzzle
  • Release date: October 7

The legend goes that in each generation a child is born, a sentinel, bound to the land of Panmorphia and the four elements that govern it. The sentinels have the ability to wield each element and transform themselves into an animal that best represents it. With the use of the amulet they are able to combine all four elements and travel through the aether.

They are called upon for help in times of need.

The Lightbringer

  • Single-player platformer/puzzle
  • Release date: October 7

Dear brother,
when this letter reaches your hands, I will no longer be protecting our lands.
With great sorrow I pass this duty onto you.
Do not be afraid, as I will guide you through.

You will travel these lands across the shores, across the skies.
I’ll be there for you, with all of my heart, kind words and eyes.

Ancient puzzles will challenge the mind.
Solve them all and see what you’ll find.

On your journey, you’ll face the corruption.
Fight it my brother, there’s no other option.

Lightbringer, your story is about to begin.
Do you have enough courage and light within?

The Marauder Chronicles: Curse Over Valdria

  • Single-player adventure
  • Release date: October 7

When Dayren Vel’sharek, the charming male protagonist is sent by his master to assassinate a sworn enemy, he is thrown into an epic journey that will test both his allegiances and his charms.

Explore a vast kingdom filled with beautiful and powerful women to engage, while making impactful choices that may later affect the outcome of the larger story. But be aware, lurking within this cornucopia of conquests is the ominous Marauder, creator of dark, monstrous beings ready to bring uncertainty and unexpected events…

InfiniteCorp: Cyberpunk Card Game

  • Single-player board game, strategy, adventure
  • Release date: October 7

InfiniteCorp is a decision-based strategy card game set in a fictional cyberpunk world. You are an employee of a corporation dealing in goods distribution and logistics in the “megatower” – the place where all local citizens live. Join a world where the stakes are high, and morality is blurred.

The world is in your hands. Choose the right strategy and make the right decisions. There are many choices – each has a definite impact on citizens’ lives. Make sure that “megacorporations” maintain an influence on the world’s operation and the lives of citizens. Corporations deal with specific fields and want to earn the highest possible profit. They do not care about their customers or their employees.

Every week of your career brings another important, seemingly random request from your unpredictable city as you strive for a balance between the elites, citizens, media, criminal overlords, and security. How will you treat the sick and wounded? You just need to know what side you’re on.

Gang Beasts

  • Action/fighting for up to 8 players
  • Release date: October 7

Gang Beasts is a silly multiplayer party game with surly gelatinous characters, brutal slapstick fight sequences, and absurd hazardous environments, set in the mean streets of Beef City. Customise your character and fight local and online enemies in the melee game mode or fight with friends against the gangs of Beef City in the gang game mode.

Gang Beasts is made by Boneloaf, a small independent game studio making a series of experimental multiplayer party games.

Metroid Dread

  • Single-player action/adventure
  • Release date: October 8

Upon investigating a mysterious transmission on Planet ZDR, Samus faces a mysterious foe that traps her in this dangerous world. The remote planet has been overrun by vicious alien lifeforms and murderous robots called E.M.M.I. Hunt or be hunted as you make your way through a labyrinth of enemies in Samus’ most intense side-scrolling adventure yet.

Guide Samus Aran, an intergalactic bounty hunter raised by an ancient tribe, and traverse the many environments of a dangerous world. Parkour over obstacles, slide through tight spaces, counter enemies, and battle your way through the planet. Through her countless missions, Samus has never experienced a threat like the dread of ZDR.

Tetris Effect: Connected

  • Arcade/puzzle for up to 8 players
  • Release date: October 8

Tetris Effect: Connected is Tetris like you’ve never seen it, or heard it, or felt it before—an incredibly addictive, unique, and breathtakingly gorgeous reinvention of one of the most popular puzzle games of all time, from the people who brought you the award-winning Rez Infinite and legendary puzzle game Lumines.

Music, backgrounds, sounds, special effects—everything, down to the Tetris pieces themselves, pulse, dance, shimmer, and explode in perfect sync with how you’re playing, making any of the game’s 30+ stages and 10+ modes something you’ll want to experience over and over again.

A challenge for the mind and a feast for all the senses, Tetris Effect: Connected is the perfect excuse to play Tetris again… and again…and again, and again, and again and again and again and again and again and again and…

Enigmatis 3: The Shadow of Karkhala

  • Single-player adventure/puzzle
  • Release date: October 8

The demonic preacher has escaped to the remotest mountains in pursuit of a grim secret that could give him ultimate power. He has already eluded the investigation of the protagonist detective and her partner Hamilton twice: once in Maple Creek, and again in Ravenwood. It’s no mystery that this time it’s personal.

Toroom

  • Action/adventure for up to 2 players
  • Release date: October 9

Toroom is a dungeon crawler roguelike top-down shooter. Fight your way through multiple biomes, clear rooms full of enemies, get as much loot as possible and defeat the bosses. There are more than 70 different regular, cursed, and ultra-rare items as well as more than 35 weapons uniquely made for every biome.

Get loot, loot, and MORE LOOT! Find rewards, coins, and items that will improve your character for you to get ready for the challenges ahead. Have awesome and challenging fights against hard bosses to defeat them and get to the next biome.

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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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