Check Out This Week’s New Nintendo Switch Games

Check Out This Week's New Nintendo Switch Games

The first full week of August is here, and with it, a delicious selection of new Nintendo Switch games just waiting for gamers’ attention. Check out the best games dropping by this week or proceed to the official site to find the entire list of titles arriving in the near future.

The Falconeer: Warrior Edition

  • Single-player action-adventure
  • Release date: August 5

Soar through the skies aboard a majestic warbird, explore a stunning oceanic world and engage in epic aerial dogfights, in this BAFTA nominated air combat game from solo developer, Tomas Sala.

You take on the role of Falconeer, a powerful airborne warrior traversing a vast oceanic world torn apart by generations of poisonous decisions and dissent. Throughout multiple campaigns, you will experience life from many different perspectives and loyalties as you embark on a journey of discovery, and solve the mystery of the Ursee, its people and history.

The Falconeer: Warrior Edition includes the fully updated game, plus ‘The Hunter’ DLC, adding a new player class with a flyable Ormir dragon and a set of pyro pot guided rockets, and the new ‘Edge of the World’ DLC, containing 3 additional side quests and new boss encounters.

A Monster’s Expedition

  • Single-player adventure/puzzle
  • Release date: August 5

From some of the best puzzle designers in the world comes A Monster’s Expedition, an adorable and relaxing open-world puzzle adventure for monsters who love to learn about humans.

By pushing trees over to create pathways, you’ll explore hundreds of islands near and far to learn about the history of “humanity”. Immerse yourself in human culture with all-new exhibits from the “Human Englandland” dig site, each accompanied with expert insights!

123 Dots

  • Single-player education/puzzle
  • Release date: August 5

The game includes more than 150 educational activities for your child to learn while having fun. 123 Dots also helps children develop important basic skills such as creativity, basic skills, attention span and memory.

123 Dots entertains toddlers while they learn numbers from 1 to 20 with itrs fun and friendly Dots.

In addition to teaching numbers and counting, your children can learn geometric shapes, basic skills, the alphabet and sequences. All in one!

The game is fully translated to 8 different languages: English, German, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Italian, Russian and Swedish. Preschoolers can also learn colors, geometric shapes and numbers, animals in other languages!

Dodgeball Academia

  • Sports/action for up to 2 players
  • Release date: August 5

In a world where dodgeball is life, you join Otto at the academy and train to become the ultimate dodgeball champion. Across eight episodes, you’ll forge friendships and create rivals, all in the name of developing the best dodgeball team.

Level up Otto and develop a dynamic team across a vast and customizable party progression system. All the while, explore the vast Dodgeball Academia and uncover the long hidden truths that reside within the very walls you live, learn, and dominate in.

Star Hunter DX

  • Single-player action/arcade
  • Release date: August 5

Betrayed by her cut-throat crew, Luna Starr – former Space Pirate Captain turned bounty hunter – has a score to settle. As Luna, travel to 5 exotic planets to track down your mutinous mates, and face them in Bullet Hell dogfights to the death!

Outnumbered and outgunned, it’s a good thing Luna has an ace up her sleeve: a space fighter craft that can alter the flow of time itself! Power up the Bullet Time gauge by destroying enemies or catching their attacks in a bomb blast, then enter Bullet Time! Enemies and their projectiles will move in slow motion, while you can still fly and shoot at normal speed.

Haven Park

  • Single-player adventure/RPG
  • Release date: August 5

“I’m getting older, my dear, and I’m not able to take care of the park any longer… Will you help me bring the life back into this place?”

Be Flint, who is doing his very best to keep his grandma’s park up and running and make it a place for the campers to enjoy. Learn the camper’s wishes and build whatever their hearts desire to attract even more quirky characters and look forward to whimsical conversations and quests.

Get to know the campers and and learn more about the old stories surrounding the forest. Did someone mention a lost treasure?

Doomsday Vault

  • Single-player adventure/puzzle
  • Release date: August 5

Rescue Earth’s precious plant life. In your robotic suit navigate a flooded city, break into an underground lair and explore ancient pyramids. Collect seeds and return them to the safety of the Vault. Nurture seeds to grow new sustainable crops. Unlock additional tools and items to customize your suit.

Dreamscaper

  • Single-player action/adventure
  • Release date: August 5

Dreamscaper is an endlessly replayable Action Roguelike with a waking/dreaming gameplay cycle. By night, delve deep into your subconscious, facing nightmares in an ever-changing world filled with unique items, abilities, and challenges. By day, explore the city of Redhaven, build relationships and unlock permanent upgrades in order to take on the next dream stronger than ever.

I.F.O

  • Single-player action-arcade
  • Release date: August 5

I.F.O is an old school LCD-style shoot’em up game. Shoot down UFOs using a classic style aircraft and save the abducted animals from the aliens. Save the Earth from the Aliens! You’re the world’s last hope.

PICROSS S GENESIS & Master System edition

  • Puzzle/arcade for up to 2 players
  • Release date: August 5

An exciting collaboration between Picross S and characters from hit games on the Sega Master System and Sega Genesis!

A character editor has been added to the Nintendo Switch™ version of Picross S! Select characters have been chosen to debut as Picross puzzles from Sega’s classic consoles, the Master System and Sega Genesis! Enjoy drawing nostalgic pixel art characters while solving Picross puzzles!

In addition to the Picross S Series, you can play four other popular Picross modes: Picross, Mega Picross, Color Picross, and Clip Picross!

Includes 300 puzzles for Picross and Mega Picross, 150 puzzles for Clip Picross, and 30 puzzles for Color Picross, for a total of 480 puzzles!

Castle Of Pixel Skulls

  • Single-player action-platformer
  • Release date: August 6

In Castle Of Pixel Skulls you play as an animated skeleton that wakes up in a haunted castle. In order to escape you need to overcome challenging levels full of enemies and traps while also racing against the clock to complete the levels as fast as possible. Spikes, fireballs, lava, timed platforms…everything in this castle is trying to kill you – will you have what it takes to survive?

Play through 40 intense and difficult levels in the perfect blend of fun and challenge that was a staple on the arcade classics. Calculated movement, well timed jumps and dexterity are your keys to success!

The game offers a lot of replayability as you can replay the levels in order to try to beat your previous time. So master your jumps, perfect your dodges and you try to speedrun the game in the least amount of time possible!

Race Track Driver

  • Single-player racing/sports
  • Release date: August 6

Start your journey to becoming a true driving pro! Your personal tutor will meet you on the race track. Follow his advice, and start your career in a race team!
Join your personal Driving Tutor at the Race Track today! Follow his advice to earn your license and get promoted to the Race Team as a Test Driver! Take control of 16 High Performance Cars and complete various Tests of Driving Skills and Advanced Car Control to earn your Racing License.

The Last Survey

  • Single-player adventure/education
  • Release date: August 6

You play the role of a specialist contracted by a big company. You discovered something very disturbing about the future of the entire planet. And it’s up to you to deliver the bad news.

The Last Survey is a game of choices. Make pivotal decisions in order to steer the conversation toward progressive action, encouraging your employer to reconsider the consequences of his actions.

The unique graphic style created with hand-drawn digital, graphite and charcoal drawings is something that makes The Last Survey stand out. An excellent soundtrack by Lewis Kopenhafer only emphasizes the atmosphere of criticism of the modern world.

Spelunker HD Deluxe

  • Action/adventure for up to 6 players
  • Release date: August 6

The legendary game “Spelunker” is back with a full remake! Overcome difficult obstacles in search of the legendary treasure! It’s time to embark on an unknown adventure!

The cave is full of dangers such as various creatures and nasty traps! The slightest mistake will result in a failure! Use items like bombs, flashes, fans and Spelunker’s signature jumping technique to overcome these obstacles!

Badland: Game of the Year Edition

  • Action/adventure for up to 4 players
  • Release date: August 6

With BADLAND: Game of the Year Edition, you get to experience the multi-award-winning action adventure like never before. BADLAND: GOTY Edition builds on the stunningly atmospheric, hand-painted graphics of the original BADLAND with enhanced, above visuals, completely redesigned controls, over 15 hours of single player campaign and awesome multiplayer fun for up-to-four players with both local co-op & battle modes.

BADLAND is an atmospheric side-scrolling action adventure platformer set in a gorgeous forest full of various inhabitants, trees and flowers. Although the forest appears to be right out of a beautiful fairy tale, there’s something terribly wrong. The player controls one of the forest dwellers to find out what’s going on, and discovers an astonishing number of imaginative traps and obstacles on the way.

Zengeon

  • Action/RPG for up to 4 players
  • Release date: August 6

Zengeon is an anime-infused Action RPG and Roguelite with a selection of unique characters and varying play-styles. Slaughter your way through demonic hordes and colossal bosses with hundreds of combination and skill possibilities!

For centuries, the Celestial Academy has protected a seal within the Blessed Land, keeping the Dark Emptiness from entering this realm. But… everything must eventually come to an end. During the Lunar Eclipse, a great power tore through the seal’s enchantments, unleashing the Dark Emptiness upon the world.

Bone Marrow

  • Arcade for up to 2 players
  • Release date: August 6

Bone Marrow is a game in the genre of role-playing board logic puzzles.

The game proposes to combine numbers in pairs, and these numbers have been paired with objects. Using their combination, you can create better weapons, shields, and potions, which will increase your attack and defense against dark monsters.

But a wrong move will have consequences!

3D ADVANTIME

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

Get to know this beautiful first-person indie game, Where you must go on and back in time using your futuristic laser weapon, which can control time itself. You can solve any kind of puzzle with it.

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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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