New On Switch This Week

New On Switch This Week

It is another week and another selection of games coming to Nintendo Switch for your gaming pleasure. Nintendo keeps an updated list on the official site showing off all upcoming titles for the platform. Look it through if you want to plan your future gaming endeavors or just check out a number of games below:

Rune Factory 4 Special

  • Single-player Action RPG/Sim
  • Publisher Marvelous (XSEED)
  • Release Date Feb 25, 2020

Rune Factory 4 Special invites players to venture into the vibrant world of the game to experience the legendary fantasy farming adventure like never before. Grow crops, raise monsters, catch fish, cook up tasty dishes, and craft powerful equipment. Live your live however you choose!

Become friends (or more than friends) with a charming and interactive cast of characters, and breathe life into the village with seasonal festivals and competitions.

Play though a special story alongside your spouse in the brand-new Newlywed Mode, and fall in love with your favorites all over again!

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Samurai Shodown

  • Fighting for up to 10 players
  • Publisher SNK
  • Release Date Feb 25, 2020

Samurai Shodown has enjoyed worldwide success as a blade-wielding fighting game series since its first release in 1993. 11 years have passed since the last series installment, and it is now time for Samurai Shodown to return in a brand-new game featuring high-end visuals and gameplay!

Faithfully reproducing the game mechanics and atmosphere that contributed to the success of the series, Samurai Shodown includes a revolutionary feature that learns players’ game actions and patterns in order to create CPU-controlled “ghost” characters. With its story set one year before the very first installment, warriors and combatants from various backgrounds and with their own goals are about to battle to fulfill their destinies!

Edgar – Bokbok in Boulzac

  • Single-player Adventure/Puzzle
  • Publisher La Poule Noire
  • Release Date Feb 26, 2020

Crackpot outcast Edgar sets out to Boulzac to save his squash, and instead uncovers an unearthly secret at the heart of the city. A colourful, surreal and utterly bonkers point-and-click narrative.

Explore a strange and comic universe, meeting its unhinged (and unforgettable) inhabitants and discovering ancient secrets. Unveil the surreal conspiracy holding Boulzac together. Trek above and below the light city. Enjoy whip-smart dialogue, surreal adventures and satire.

One Finger Death Punch 2

  • Fighting for up to 2 players
  • Publisher Silver Dollar Games
  • Developer Silver Dollar Games
  • Release Date Feb 26, 2020

You’re surrounded, outnumbered and have to use any weapon you can get your hands on to dismantle your opponents in a flurry of kung fu. That’s the essence of OFDP2, the world’s fastest brawler. It features the original OFDP’s unique two-button mechanics which we’ve spent the last five years perfecting. Speed and precision are key in this whirlwind fighting frenzy, as players maintain control over the 26 different unlockable skills, frenetic gameplay, and classic kung fu-inspired animations.

Soul Axiom Rebooted

  • Single-player Adventure/Puzzle
  • Publisher Wales Interactive
  • Developer Wales Interactive
  • Release Date Feb 27, 2020

From the studio that brought you Master Reboot comes a first-person story-driven adventure puzzle game, set in the beautiful, haunting cyber-world of Elysia. Collect unique hand powers, discover multiple endings and choose your own destiny as you unravel the mystery of your digital afterlife.

You will be taken on an intriguing voyage of discovery, through beautiful, haunting locations, facing challenges that will lead you into danger on your mission to unlock your identity, your story, your mystery. But beware: some mysteries are better left unsolved.

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Kingdom Rush Frontiers

  • Single-player Action/Strategy
  • Publisher Ironhide Game Studio
  • Release Date Feb 27, 2020

Bigger and badder than ever before, Kingdom Rush: Frontiers is a whole new level of the furiously fast, enchantingly charming gameplay that made the original title an award-winning hit. Tap your troops through an epic (mis)adventure as you defend exotic lands from dragons, man-eating plants, and ghastly denizens of the underworld -all with flashy new towers, levels, heroes, and more goodies to help you crush your foes to a pulp. (Don’t worry, we’ve still got all the good ol’ stuff from the last game, too. It’s vintage now.)

Hero must die. Again

  • Single-player RPG
  • Publisher DEGICA
  • Developer DEGICA
  • Release Date Feb 27, 2020

You are the hero, your last memory is fighting with the demon Guile and felling it, thus saving your world. However, you seem to have died in the process and now you cannot remember her, the one for which you went alone to fight the demon. Due to your great deed, the gods have given you five more days to put your affairs in order, but time will quickly take its toll and you will grow weaker as the days pass.

From renowned creator Shoji Masuda (Linda³, Oreshika) comes an epic anti-RPG about aging and death.

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Metro Redux

  • Single-player First-Person Action
  • Publisher Koch Media
  • Developer 4A Games
  • Release Date Feb 28, 2020

Including the epic single-player campaigns of both Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light, Metro Redux takes you on a journey from the forgotten catacombs beneath the subway to the desolate wastelands above, where your actions will determine the fate of mankind.

Metro Redux is the ultimate double game collection, including the definitive versions of both Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light, now available on Nintendo Switch.

Newcomers to the series will get the chance to experience two of the finest story-driven shooters of all time in one vast package; an epic adventure combining gripping survival horror, exploration and tactical combat and stealth.

Bloodroots

  • Single-player Action-Adventure
  • Publisher Paper Cult
  • Developer Paper Cult
  • Release Date Feb 28, 2020

In Bloodroots, the world is your weapon – improvise and adapt to an ever-changing ballet of ultraviolence, in a bloody revenge quest across the Weird West.

Betrayed and left for dead, Mr. Wolf is hell-bent on finding his killer and enacting revenge – alone, and vastly outnumbered.

Thankfully for Mr. Wolf, the world is your weapon in Bloodroots – a relentless action game that unfolds across the sprawling Weird West. You’ll choreograph spectacular, ultra-violent combos by making use of everything around you, from hatchets, to ladders, to…carrots? It’s improvise or die, as Mr. Wolf fights his way to the center of the mystery: why was he betrayed?

Bucket Knight

  • Single-player Action-Adventure
  • Publisher Sometimes You
  • Developer Sometimes You
  • Release Date Feb 28, 2020

Bucket Knight is a classic run-and-gun platformer game. Even knights still have to pay taxes, loans and alimony. Help unnamed but brave knight in his sacred mission to find the Holy Grail (and make some money). Explore dungeons, slay enemies, avoid traps, stay alive and get rich!

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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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