New Switch Games Dropping This Week

March 31st to April 2nd

April is just around the corner, and it means a bunch more games is ready to be added to your Nintendo Switch library! This week’s selection might be smaller than usual, but it still features a variety of titles that will keep you entertained for a while. 

Check out the official Nintendo site to see the entire list of games coming to the console in the near future or give the list below a go. 

Escape from Life Inc

  • Single-player adventure
  • Publisher: Sometimes You
  • Developer: Sometimes You
  • Release date: March 31

“Escape from Life Inc” is a quirky story-driven puzzle platformer, where you switch between three animals: a walking fish, an arrogant eagle and a stuttering reindeer. Throughout your adventure you’ll be doing puzzles, platforming, exploring and much more. Together with plenty of wacky characters, help these three unlikely friends escape the alien lab!

What Comes After

  • Single-player adventure
  • Publisher: Flynns Arcade
  • Developer: Rolling Glory Jam
  • Release date: April 1

What Comes After is a experience, a heartwarming story, and a love letter to all of you who think you’re a burden for other people.

Help Vivi finds herself through the journey that takes her to where people go after they died, to what comes after. Ride the train filled with the souls of the people, animals, and plants that are on their way to leave this world, and talk to them to learn about love, regrets, life, and death that haunt us every day until our time has come. All presented in a light-hearted way with a sprinkle of comedy and philosophy.

Abbie’s Farm for kids and toddlers

  • Single-player adventure/education
  • Publisher: Asylum Square Interactive
  • Developer: Asylum Square
  • Release date: April 1

This game lets children experience an exciting day on the farm.

Help Abbie feed the animals or bake a tasty cake.

The farm has lots of animals that want to be cared for. Their food grows in the yard, and Abbie can draw water from the well.

Children playfully learn what to feed to each animal. But don’t worry if they aren’t fed or given water for a few days – they can take care of themselves as well!

Stick Fight: The Game

  • Multiplayer action for up to 4 players
  • Publisher: Landfall Games
  • Developer: Landfall Games
  • Release date: April 1

Stick Fight is a physics-based couch/online fighting game where you battle it out as the iconic stick figures from the golden age of the internet. Fight it out against your friends or find random sticks from around the world!

Acalesia

  • Single-player platformer/action
  • Publisher: Victory Road
  • Developer: BAkau
  • Release date: April 1

Our attractive protagonist wishes for just two things — to save the princess and to become rich. Actually, he’s doing it just to get rich, but if the princess Celinda will be saved in the process, let’s consider it a nice bonus! To get all the treasures of Acalesia this hipster with a shotgun will have to fight hordes of monsters, sneak through a myriad of devious traps and reveal a few secrets of survival.

Train Station Simulator

  • Single-player adventure/platformer
  • Publisher: Appliks Apps Studio
  • Release date: April 1

Train Station Simulator is a station builder and manager game. Install ticketing machines, monitors, appliances, place benches and dozens of other public space related objects.

Hire your staff for a more reliable operating ecosystem. Be a creative engineer by planning flooring, building walls and creating emergency routes. The demand for rail travel is evident: setup the complete timetable for your central station and deploy all local and national bus, tram and taxi.

Ride the rails and operate your ultimate grand central empire.

Dungeon and Puzzles

  • Single-player adventure/RPG
  • Publisher: Digital Crafter
  • Developer: Nekolyst
  • Release date: April 1

Dungeon and Puzzles is a 2D spatial logic and ability switch puzzle game. The adventurer’s ability depends on what equipment he currently uses. You have to think through every step. After clearing the level, you can try other routes of strategy to optimize your solution.

A Long Way Down

  • Single-player strategy/RPG
  • Publisher: Forever Entertainment
  • Release date: April 1

Assemble your party and use your cards to survive, fight and build your way through a dark maze of monsters orchestrated by an evil mastermind.

A Long way down is a mash-up between an RPG and a deck-building game. Embody Sam and try escaping this maze where a sneaky and evil mastermind reigns. Let your memories and your choices guide you… but don’t fall into darkness.

Moorhuhn Kart 2

  • Racing for up to 7 players
  • Publisher: Higgs Games
  • Developer: Higgs Games
  • Release date: April 1

Besides the star of this game series Moorhuhn itself, you have the choice between Lesshuhn, Frog, Snowman, Pumpkin, Turtle or Hank the mole. The game features 8 tracks, Offline Single player and Multiplayer as well as an Online racing mode with best time leaderboards. Collect 10 different weapons and Power-ups as you race around the tracks and strategically fire them to drive your opponents off the road. The tracks are set in settings known from Moorhuhn X and the Winter Edition, ancient Egypt or beautiful Island scenery, to name a few. Two Championships each over four of the eight different tracks require your full concentration and best of your driving skills. Beside the local Single player mode – competing against up to 6 AI opponents, there is a Local Multiplayer mode with 2 to 4 drivers (split screen) and an Online Multiplayer mode with 2 to 7 players.

SturmFront – The Mutant War: Übel Edition

  • Single-player action
  • Publisher: RED ART GAMES
  • Developer: Andrade Games
  • Release date: April 2

Play as Siegfried von Hammerstein, a unique experimental battle unit whose only purpose to exist is to kill and destroy unrelenting mutant hordes!

It is the year 1984 and it is the end of the world as we know it. A great plague, wrought by human hands, devoured all known life and puked forth a new and foreign kind of creature: the mutants. The evils that escaped this Pandora’s box, still loyal to the alien genes within their flesh, could not be controlled by humans. Our extinction is upon us!

Street Racing: Tokyo Rush

  • Single-player racing
  • Publisher: BoomBit Games
  • Release date: April 2

Tear up the streets of Tokyo, take on the baddest Racers, and become the Tokyo underground Street-Racing King! Amazing open city street racing simulator!

The blazing neon nights of Tokyo belong to you now.

You’re the keenest street racer in the Tokyo streets, hunting for a thrill! Explore the glowing Tokyo night freely in this open world!

Good Night, Knight

  • Adventure/RPG for up to 2 players
  • Publisher: QubicGames
  • Developer: QubicGames
  • Release date: April 2

The ancient evil has been banished, the princess rescued and the Knight retires – but something is wrong. You awake falling to your death – probably – from the top of the mysterious underworld spire. Regain your memories and save the world – most likely – again. Go forth Holy Diver it’s – definitely – all up to you.

Good Night, Knight is a humorous twist on stories you likely already know from fantasy books and games, set in a pixel medieval world. With a range of unique and peculiar knights, creatures and many different story events Good Night, Knight offers a truly unusual experience.

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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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