Nintendo still have some pretty big games coming out in 2017, with Splatoon 2, Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and Super Mario Odyssey the next on the list.
However, the Nintendo Switch games list is also being strengthened a little each week with new eshop launches.
Six new titles have arrived this week, all at different price points and interests, depending on what you’re looking for in a game.
The new Nintendo Switch games making their debut this week include:
De Mambo – €10.99 / £9.99 / CHF 13.50.
“De Mambo lets 1-4 players engage in Mambo Combat. Grab a Joy-Con and charge your one button and release at different times to do three different attacks! Knock your opponents off the screen and break the level however you decide (thanks to some flimsy architecture), to make your game marginally different each time you play.”
Bulb Boy – €7.99 / £7.19 / CHF 11.20.
“Bulb Boy is an intuitive 2D point & click horror adventure about a boy with a glowing head (alright, it’s a bulb…). One gloomy night, Bulb Boy wakes suddenly from a frightening nightmare to discover that evil has overshadowed the Bulbhouse. His family has disappeared and there are horrid monsters lurking in the shadows. Gather the courage and use his glass head to save everything he loves.”
Cars 3: Driven to Win – €59.99 / £49.99.
“Start your engines and gear up for the ultimate racing experience in Cars 3: Driven to Win inspired by Disney Pixar’s film, Cars 3. Play with over 20 customisable characters including Lightning McQueen, Jackson Storm, Cruz Ramirez and the next generation of racers on over 20 tracks set in iconic locations from the film such as Radiator Springs.
“Train and advance your abilities in 6 game modes and challenge your family and friends in the Battle Race to become the Ultimate Champion. On the road to becoming a Hall of Fame Driver, training and skill will give you an edge in a race that anyone can win.”
ACA NEOGEO FATAL FURY SPECIAL – €6.99 / £6.29 / CHF 9.80.
“FATAL FURY SPECIAL” is a fighting game released by SNK in 1993. FATAL FURY SPECIAL is a powered-up version of FATAL FURY 2 which brings a faster game speed, introduces combo attacks for the first time in the Series, and welcomes more returning characters for a total of 15 fighters. Clear the game with specific conditions and Ryo Sakazaki from ART OF FIGHTING will appear.”
Death Squared – €12.50 / £11.99 / CHF 13.99.
“Death Squared is a cooperative puzzle game for 1, 2 or 4 players, best enjoyed with loved ones who don’t mind a little arguing for the greater good. Prove your teamwork skills in Death Squared as you solve puzzles together or die trying!
“Each player needs to guide a robot to a colour-coded goal, but the path is beset with deadly traps and hazards. Teams of players will need close observation and communication to keep each other alive and discover a solution together.”
Levels+ : Addictive Puzzle Game – €4.99 / £4.99 / CHF 6.99.
“Levels+ is an addictive puzzle game that you’ll want to challenge over and over again. The rule is simple. Slide and match panels with the same colour and number to level up! The blue panel is your ally. It will get stronger as you level up. The red panel is your enemy and it will get in your way. Level up your blue panels to defeat your foe. The yellow panel is your treasure. Level it up to increase its wealth. It looks simple but you need to use your brain.”
The Nintendo 3DS and Wii U consoles also received new games this week, including:
Miitopia Casting Call – Free.
“Watch your favourite Mii characters star in a series of hilarious movie-style trailers! Transfer your Mii characters from Mii Maker, Tomodachi Life and Miitomo, and cast them in one of three quirky trailers for Miitopia.”
Asdivine Cross – €9.99 / £8.99 / CHF 14.00.
“Bear the fate of light and shadow to save Asdivine in a grand fantasy RPG! Harvey, an outlaw of little importance, gets himself trapped deep in his kingdom’s dungeons. While imprisoned he befriends a mysterious woman who claims to be the princess of the lands.
“Together the two begin an escape that spans far beyond jail bars. As both friends and enemies begin to surface, Harvey realizes that the world of Asdivine is anything but at peace. Between threats of war and angry Deities, Harvey and friends begin a series of quests that will determine the very fate of Asdivine.”
Cursed Castilla – €11.99 / £11.79 / CHF 19.00.
Game description: The tears of a young witch have been turned into a key by a demon to open a gateway to hell. In Cursed Castilla, one takes the role of Don Ramiro, a knight appointed by King Alphonse VI, to fight and banish the evil invading the lands of Tolomera. Don Ramiro will face mouras, ojáncanos, nuberus and malismos: creatures from the European folklore, as well as from chivalric romances such as Amadís de Gaula. For that, one will use a different range of weapons to defeat the enemies, in a pure classic arcade action style.
Cars 3: Driven to Win – €49.99 / £39.99.
Devil’s Crush (Virtual Console) – €5.99 / £5.39 / CHF 8.40.
“Devil’s Crush is the exciting sequel to the hit pinball game Alien Crush, and features even smoother ball movement and enhanced special effects. Shoot the ball onto the board with the Devil Shooter, then use flippers and nudging to keep it in play and rack up a high score.
“Complete certain conditions to play up to 6 different Bonus Stages. Get a Perfect Clear on those to earn a huge amount of points! If you own this title on your Wii, perform a system transfer from your Wii to your Wii U to receive a special upgrade price.”