Switch Action Games

Just Dance 2023 Edition

Just Dance 2023 Edition

Platform: Switch
November 22, 2022
Welcome to a new era of dance with Just Dance® 2023 Edition! Now with online multiplayer, personalization, 3D immersive worlds, and new songs and modes year-round, you can experience a never-ending dance party all year long! • Online Multiplayer: Play Just Dance with whoever you want, wherever they are, with this brand-new feature! Invite up to five players to dance with and find out who has the best moves. • New User Interface: Spend more time dancing and less time searching thanks to a new, more modern, and intuitive user interface. Everything is one click away: playlists, game modes and songs! • Personalized Experiences: Unlock custom-made sessions and songs tailored to your preferences and playing habits. Plus, Just Dance will keep track of your progress and scores, so you can show off your dancing skills! Just Dance 2023 is your on-demand dancing platform!
Metascore:
77
User Score:
tbd
RWBY: Arrowfell

RWBY: Arrowfell

Platform: Switch
November 15, 2022
The game features Metroidvania elements through which players explore a 2D world along with single-player gameplay missions and local and online multiplayer modes. Players play as all 4 members of Team RWBY and utilize their abilities to get through waves of enemies the hinder the group’s progression. The game includes animated cutscenes from the creators of the show to add further detail to the story.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
tbd
Lunistice

Lunistice

Platform: Switch
November 10, 2022
A 3D platformer with an art style inspired by original PlayStation and SEGA Saturn titles.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
A Little To The Left

A Little To The Left

Platform: Switch
November 9, 2022
Sort, stack, and organize household objects into just the right spot in A Little to the Left, a tidy puzzle game with a mischievous cat who likes to shake things up! Which way should the clock hands point? How to arrange the eggs? Who put so many stickers on this fruit?!? Come enjoy a calming world with an observational puzzle game with surprises around every corner. With charming illustrations and surprising scenarios, A Little to the Left is satisfying and curious with 75+ delightful puzzles to discover. Keep your eye out for a mischievous cat who has an inclination for chaos!
Metascore:
71
User Score:
tbd
SIFU

SIFU

Platform: Switch
November 8, 2022
Sifu is the story of a young Kung Fu student on a path of revenge, hunting for the murderers of his family. One against all, he has no allies, and countless enemies. He has to rely on his unique mastery of Kung Fu as well as a mysterious pendant to prevail, and preserve his family's legacy. The hunt for your enemies will take you through the hidden corners of the city, from the gang-ridden suburbs to the cold hallways of the corporate towers. You have got one day, and countless enemies on your way. For every mistake, time will be the price to pay. Careful positioning and clever use of the environment to your advantage are key to your survival. Use everything at your disposal: throwable objects, makeshift weapons, windows and ledges... The odds are stacked against you, and you will be offered no mercy. Kung Fu is mastery through practice, a path for both the body and the mind. Learn from your errors, unlock unique skills, and find the strength within yourself to master the devastating techniques of Pak-Mei Kung-Fu.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.0
Sonic Frontiers

Sonic Frontiers

Platform: Switch
November 8, 2022
Worlds collide in Sonic the Hedgehog's newest adventure. Accelerate to new heights and experience the thrill of high velocity open-zone freedom. Battle powerful enemies as you speed through the Starfall Islands - landscapes brimming with dense forests, overflowing waterfalls, sizzling deserts and more.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
8.3
Aeterna Noctis

Aeterna Noctis

Platform: Switch
November 4, 2022
Aeterna Noctis is a 2D hand-drawn Metroidvania which tells the story of the King of Darkness and the Queen of Light. They are both cursed to fight each other eternally and even death could not free them from their destiny since they have been granted the gift of immortality. Players will experience this never-ending conflict through 16 challenging levels. Each of the 16 levels included in the game is designed to be unique and different from the rest, full of dangers and hazards for the player — including more than 100 different enemies, over 20 powerful final bosses, and dozens of challenging puzzles. Key Features Experience a metroidvania with a challenging difficulty. Easy to learn, but hard to master as you gain experience and unlock new skills. Explore the mysterious lands of Aeterna in a non-linear way. You are always the one to choose your next challenge. All the levels are designed to fully exploit the movement skills of the characters, opening multiple ways to overcome each challenge. Enjoy a clean and fluid gameplay designed and polished to achieve a system that responds to 100% of the actions regardless of the speed and conditions in which they are executed. Immerse in a deep and beautiful story. Aeterna Noctis is not just about puzzles and platforms. It is also filled with epic moments and unexpected twists that will captivate even the most experienced of players.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
tbd
Shatter Remastered Deluxe

Shatter Remastered Deluxe

Platform: Switch
November 2, 2022
Shatter Remastered is a retro-inspired brick-breaking game that combines classic action with unique twists and incredible boss battles. Widely accepted as the game that redefined the brick-breaking genre, Shatter Remastered features dozens of unique levels packed with amazing physics, power-ups and special attacks. Easy to learn but hard to master.
Metascore:
82
User Score:
tbd
Sophstar

Sophstar

Platform: Switch
October 28, 2022
Sub-Lieutenant Soph has lived in Galanian for her whole life, having no memory of when her existence started, and no idea of how she developed her teleporting powers. But after being sent for a recon mission, all of what she knows about herself is about to change. Sophstar is a vertical arcade shoot'em up with heavy inspiration from the best games of the genre from the 90s, while adding new-exciting features and regular game modes for both casual home players and hardcore arcade fans.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
tbd
Arkanoid: Eternal Battle

Arkanoid: Eternal Battle

Platform: Switch
October 27, 2022
Discover or re-discover, the emblematic block breaker game in a fully modernized version! Classic elements from the franchise will definitely make a comeback, with a brand-new look, new rules, as well as new effects, bonuses and features! For the first time ever, players will be able to compete against each other, offering an online experience thanks to the Eternal Battle mode, the main new feature of this game, bringing the arcade experience to a whole new level. This Battle Royale mode offers the possibility to compete among 25 players online.
Metascore:
71
User Score:
tbd
Warhammer 40,000: Shootas, Blood & Teef

Warhammer 40,000: Shootas, Blood & Teef

Platform: Switch
October 20, 2022
The Orks, a savage race commonly known as the 'Green Tide', sweep across the stars with unrivalled violence in frenzied crusades known as a Waaagh! They are savage, brutal and crude, outnumbering all other races that lay in their path of destruction. Become the spearhead of an Ork invasion as you bash, smash and shoot your way through the hive city of Luteus Prime on a mission to retrieve your hair squig and claim vengeance on your warlord! And just maybe become the warboss of a WAAAGH! along the way? Survival of the strongest has never been so violently fun! Never enough Dakka! Destroy your foes using a great arsenal of weapons and rain destruction down upon them. No one can stand in your way! Massive explosions and flying body parts ain't never been this fun! WAAAGH! Feel the emotion and violence build up until it bursts out as a storm of bullets! Violence begets violence as the massive destruction you cause builds up into a full blown unstoppable WAAAGH! Because Orks are made for two things: fightingand winning! Orks together strong! Grab your friends and take on the forces of the Astra Militarum, the Genestealer Cults and the Space Marines together. Or you know, bash their head in instead and determine who is the fiercest Ork in the clan!
Metascore:
67
User Score:
tbd
Splatter - Zombiecalypse Now

Splatter - Zombiecalypse Now

Platform: Switch
October 7, 2022
Splatter is a first-person fever dream where you blast constantly-adapting enemies into neon sprays of pulp and slime. Lose yourself in a digital mindscape constructed by four administrators and built for violence, simultaneously surreal yet familiar. Overcome hordes of creatures that learn from your victories. Your tools and your wits are your weapons, so blast enemies with your finger guns, chug back cans of energy drinks, and maintain sanity. To survive, you must execute radical feats of human ingenuity: · Explore a variety of far out environments · Experiment with an extensive arsenal of finger guns · Shoot, slap, and slurp your way through waves of enemies in a blaze of giblets and rainbow fluids · Paint the whole level with gore where blood is persistent and physically simulated · Watch as colors shift and the level shakes to the beat of the music · Experience dynamic challenges as enemies learn from your behavior · Embrace an adaptive soundtrack that changes to match your performance · Enable difficulty hacks to ensure that your gameplay experience is perfectly tailored to you
Metascore:
57
User Score:
tbd
Moonscars

Moonscars

Platform: Switch
September 27, 2022
Push the limits of your combat skills, and master new abilities to progress through an unforgiving nonlinear 2D world. Face off against the relentless darkness that seeks to destroy you. In Moonscars, every death is a lesson learnt—and as you overcome each challenge, new truths will be revealed.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
0.5
Shovel Knight Dig

Shovel Knight Dig

Platform: Switch
September 23, 2022
When Drill Knight and his dastardly digging crew blast apart Shovel Knight's peaceful campsite and steal his loot, he grabs his trusty Shovel Blade and starts tunnelling after them. Meet new friends and foes, visit strange lands, and outfit yourself in your quest to keep the entire land from collapsing underfoot! Jump, slash, and dig your way down an ever-changing chasm of mystery in Shovel Knight Dig, an all-new Shovel Knight adventure!
Metascore:
85
User Score:
7.6
Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm Festival

Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythm Festival

Platform: Switch
September 23, 2022
Join Don-chan and your guide, Kumokun on a journey to becoming a Taiko master. With new songs and modes, your rhythmic adventure awaits! • New Modes - Have fun with up to 4 players in Donkatsu Toy Wars and Donchan Band. • New and Classic Songs - With up to 76 songs in the game and hundreds more online, there is a song for everyone to enjoy. • Welcome to Omiko City - Join Don-chan and your guide, Kumokun on a journey to becoming a Taiko master.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
OneShot: World Machine Edition

OneShot: World Machine Edition

Platform: Switch
September 22, 2022
Experience an adventure game with puzzles that go beyond its own window and establish a unique bond with the main character. In OneShot: World Machine Edition, you discover a strange computer operating system with a self-contained world installed. Explore this world to unravel its mysteries and help guide a child on their mission to restore the long-dead sun. You hear that saving the world may no longer be possible... But it's worth a shot, you think. Now with collectible content and features exclusive to the World Machine Edition!
Metascore:
92
User Score:
7.3
Little Orpheus

Little Orpheus

Platform: Switch
September 13, 2022
The year is 1962 and NASA are trying to put a man on the moon. In a remote corner of Siberia, a Soviet cosmonaut is heading in the other direction. Comrade Ivan Ivanovich is dropped into an extinct volcano in his exploration capsule, Little Orpheus, to explore the center of the earth. He promptly vanishes. Join our bold yet hapless hero as he explores lost civilizations, undersea kingdoms, prehistoric jungles and lands beyond imagination. Gasp as he battles the subhuman tribe of the Menkv and escapes the clutches of dreadful monsters! Cheer as he triumphs over impossible odds and brings socialism to the subterranean worlds! Little Orpheus is a technicolor side-scrolling adventure game inspired by classic movies like Flash Gordon, Sinbad and The Land that Time Forgot. Delivered in eight bite-size, commute-friendly episodes, Little Orpheus is simple enough for casual players but rich enough for seasoned adventure fans.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
tbd
Splatoon 3

Splatoon 3

Platform: Switch
September 9, 2022
Ink up the Splatlands in the next Splatoon game. Enter the Splatlands, a sun-scorched desert inhabited by battle-hardened Inklings and Octolings. Splatsville, the city of chaos, is the adrenaline-fueled heart of this dusty wasteland. Even in this desolate environment, Turf War reigns supreme and battles rage in new stages located in the surrounding wilds. Dynamic new moves help these fighters dodge attacks and cover more ground, along with a new bow-shaped weapon to sling ink. Ink it up with a new entry in the Splatoon series Discover the Splatlands, a new sun-soaked region with trendsetting inhabitants Experiment with new styles for Inklings and Octolings 4v4 Turf Wars* are back, with new stages, new maneuvers, and new weapons
Metascore:
83
User Score:
6.9
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R

Platform: Switch
September 2, 2022
All JOJOs Unite! Fight for Your Destiny! Jonathan Joestar, Jotaro Kujo, DIO, Jolyne Cujoh, and other characters from JoJo's Bizarre Adventure gather across multiple generations! With 50 playable characters from all arcs, you can experience popular battles from each story, and see characters from different universes interact for the first time! This title is based on the All Star Battle fighting system that was released in 2012. The game design of JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle R reinvigorates the experience with adjustments to the fighting tempo and the addition of hit stops and jump dashes. With new audio recordings from the Part 6 anime voice actors, the full atmosphere of the animated series is realized. Both fans who have played the original All Star Battle and newcomers will be able to enjoy the experience.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
tbd
ANNO: Mutationem

ANNO: Mutationem

Platform: Switch
September 1, 2022
Welcome to the neon-covered, 2D-meets-3D Cyberpunk world of ANNO: Mutationem. In this Action-Adventure game with RPG elements you become Ann: a highly-skilled combat-trained lone wolf on a personal mission in the giant Metropolis, full of sinister mega-corporations, mysterious fringe groups and creatures more bizarre than words can express. This is a world full of surprises waiting for you to find out! While going through the main story you can chat with a Cyborg corgi, take on a part-time bartender job, hunt down vicious criminals reveal the true face of a trending V-streamer! By exploring diverse locations such as neon Noctis Town, an off-shore cargo ship and huge underground structures, players are free to go as they please and act as they want.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
Hell Pie

Hell Pie

Platform: Switch
September 1, 2022
Hell Pie is an obscene 3D platformer that takes bad taste to the next level. Hell Pie sees you grab the horns of Nate, the ‘Demon of Bad Taste’. He is given the honorable task of gathering the disgusting ingredients for Satan’s infamous birthday pie.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
tbd
Dusk Diver 2

Dusk Diver 2

Platform: Switch
August 30, 2022
Yang Yumo, a college student with a daily part-time job. Her body had been suffering from the aftermath of the Youshanding incident a year back. In an ordinary day, Choas Beasts reappeared in the streets of Youshanding, and Yumo had to once again step onto the battlefield! A journey of adventure and guardianship is about to unfold!! The fully enhanced Ximending action game sequel! New characters! New scenes! New customizations! It's the all new Dusk Diver 2!!
Metascore:
60
User Score:
tbd
Tinykin

Tinykin

Platform: Switch
August 30, 2022
Milo arrives on Earth to find that he's way too small, everybody's gone and a day hasn't passed since 1991! Catch hundreds of mysterious tinykin and use their unique powers to create ladders, bridges, explosions and a lot more! Find a way home through a sprawling ant-sized metropolis, and unravel Earth's biggest mystery!
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.2
Pac-Man World: Re-PAC

Pac-Man World: Re-PAC

Platform: Switch
August 26, 2022
Feed Your Appetite for Adventure. In Pac-Man World Re-Pac, Pac-Man arrives home on his birthday to find the Ghosts have kidnapped Pac-Man’s family & friends and ruined his party. Pac-Man must set out to adventure through the six areas of Ghost Island to rescue his family and friends, and face-off against the Ghosts’ boss, Toc-Man. With polished graphics, enhanced gameplay, and updated features – Pac-Man World Re-Pac is action/platforming fun for both experienced Pac-fans and new Pac-thusiasts the world over.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
7.8
Islets

Islets

Platform: Switch
August 24, 2022
Iko is an aspiring yet hopeful warrior exploring the land and sky to reunite a series of floating islands. With his rickety airship, he must travel from island to island in order to reignite each one's magnetic core while fighting off the many adversaries standing in his way. Islets is a surprisingly wholesome metroidvania about making connections with the people around you. By reuniting the islands and befriending a cast of charming characters, the world expands and reveals new parts of each area for Iko to explore. Scour every nook and cranny in order to collect the many upgrades hidden around this world and face its numerous hidden challenges! There's also a tour guide to show you around, but you should be careful. The guy's got some really weird vibes...
Metascore:
82
User Score:
tbd
Yars: Recharged

Yars: Recharged

Platform: Switch
August 23, 2022
Shoot from afar or get nibble away up-close and personal in a boss-rush, bullet-dodging revival of the 1982 Atari classic title, Yars' Revenge. Take on 60 unique enemy encounters alone or with a friend in local co-op.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
tbd
Mega Man Battle & Fighters

Mega Man Battle & Fighters

Platform: Switch
August 3, 2022
This game contains two arcade games, "RockMan: The Power Battle" released in 1995 and "RockMan 2 The Power Fighters" released in 1996. Unlike the conventional method of clearing stages in RockMan, this is a new RockMan series that allows you to gather the boss characters that appeared in the previous RockMan series and face the boss characters directly. Collecting only popular characters, the ultimate fantasy matches of the RockMan series is about to begin!!! One of the fun things about RockMan is the system specializing in boss battles. Enemies will attack players without giving them any time to breathe! You can enjoy the pure action unique to RockMan. FEATURES: * Title select Select the game you want to play from "Rockman the Power Battle" and "Rockman 2 The Power Fighters". * Database You can see the character data collected during the game. * Trade Character data can be exchanged using a communication cable (sold separately). * Options You can change various settings in the game. * Save Data All game data saved by auto save will be erased and initialized. FIGHTERS: ROCKMAN "Rock" was a kind-hearted domestic robot. To thwart the evil Scientist Dr. Wily's ambitions to conquer the world, Rock was remodeled into the combat robot, RockMan. FORTE A combat robot made by Dr. Wily for the specific purpose of defeating RockMan. He hopes to defeat Rockman with his own hands. BLUES Dr. Light's first humanoid prototype robot. Ubcan unbeknownst to Rockman, Blues is his older brother. He loves solitude and acts on his own beliefs. DUO Drifting in space and falling to the earth after a battle with an evil robot. This mysterious robot was discovered by Rockman on a desert island, and Dr. Light repaired him.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
tbd
Frogun

Frogun

Platform: Switch
August 2, 2022
Join Renata as she adventures across a world of mystical ruins with the titular FROGUN! Frogun is an old-school platformer with the soul of the PS1/N64 era, in which your frog-shaped grappling hook is a your best friend!. Renata's parents are world-renown explorers, archeologists and inventors that travel all over the world uncovering the secrets of the past, bringing her with them in their expeditions. However, in their latest adventure, they decide to leave her at the base camp - the Beelzebub ruins are said to be too dangerous. For three whole days she waits, her pride hurt and bored out of her mind, until she realized: if they haven't returned yet, something must have happened to them! In a hurry she grabs her parents' last invention, the Frogun, and heads to the ruins to rescue them, and prove that she's as capable as them!
Metascore:
74
User Score:
tbd
Avenging Spirit

Avenging Spirit

Platform: Switch
July 29, 2022
There is no rest, even in the afterlife. A classic action game that introduced a unique system for possessing and controlling other characters is now available on the Nintendo eShop. While out on a walk with his girlfriend, our hero is gunned down by an evil syndicate that wants to harness ghost energy. This syndicate plans to ransom the poor girl, who is the daughter of a prestigious scientist, to force her father to cooperate. But our hero's adventure isn't over. In fact, it's just beginning. He's come back as a ghost so that he can rescue his girlfriend from her kidnappers and finally rest in peace. This game is only playable in 2D.
Metascore:
67
User Score:
tbd
Azure Striker Gunvolt 3

Azure Striker Gunvolt 3

Platform: Switch
July 28, 2022
The Gunvolt series began in 2014 with the digital-exclusive 3DS game Azure Striker Gunvolt. In 2016, Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 continued the story of hero Gunvolt alongside his rival Copen. And now, in 2022, Azure Striker Gunvolt 3 finally picks up where 2 left off as an official sequel. New protagonist Kirin fights along side Gunvolt, allowing players to switch characters on the fly, adding a new element to the series’ high-speed 2D action gameplay. Familiar faces will return as “Image Pulses,” a new system that allows players to use characters from Gunvolt’s past in combat with over 150 varieties available! Thanks to the cooperation of Keiji Inafune (LEVEL5 comcept CCO), series executive producer / action supervisor, Inti Creates has evolved Gunvolt 3‘s action to exceed the expectations of modern players on the Nintendo Switch platform. Players will be blown away by the speedy and precise action on display in Azure Striker Gunvolt 3!
Metascore:
83
User Score:
6.7
Bright Memory: Infinite

Bright Memory: Infinite

Platform: Switch
July 21, 2022
A lightning-fast fusion of the FPS and action genres. Bright Memory: Infinite is set in a sprawling, futuristic metropolis in the year 2036. A strange phenomenon for which scientists can find no explanation has occurred in the skies around the world. The Supernatural Science Research Organization (SRO) has sent agents out to various regions to investigate this phenomenon. It is soon discovered that these strange occurrences are connected to an archaic mystery an as-of-yet unknown history of two worlds, about to come to light... Bright Memory: Infinite combines the FPS and action genres to deliver a high-octane experience. Mix and match available skills and abilities to unleash magnificient combos on your enemies. Your trusted sword allows you to slash through crowds of enemies and even repel their gunfire. The guns you come across in-game can be customized with a variety of ammunitions. Choose between incendiary bombs, sticky grenades, homing missiles, and more to suit your situation. Created by FYQD-Studio, Bright Memory: Infinite is the sequel to the popular Bright Memory. However, the sequel features an all-new world, along with newly created improved battle system and level design.
Metascore:
59
User Score:
6.6
Severed Steel

Severed Steel

Platform: Switch
July 21, 2022
Severed Steel is a single-player FPS featuring a fluid stunt system, destructible voxel environments, loads of bullet time, and a unique one-armed protagonist. It's you, your trigger finger, and a steel-toed boot against a superstructure full of bad guys. Chain together wall runs, dives, flips, and slides to take every last enemy down. Play as Steel, a nimble, one-armed sharpshooter on a mission. There is no reloading - pick your shots well and be ready to pry a loaded weapon from your enemies' cold dead hands.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
River City Saga: Three Kingdoms

River City Saga: Three Kingdoms

Platform: Switch
July 21, 2022
The River City cast of characters step onto the stage of the Three Kingdoms to wreak havoc! This title takes the concept of the beloved Downtown Special: River City Historical Drama! game and crosses international lines to tell the tale of the Romance of the Three Kingdoms. Watch the wacky and comedic action unfold as our hero Guan Yu (you may recognize him as Kunio) tries to survive the tumultuous times of the late Han dynasty. The rest of the cast make appearances as generals, tacticians, and more, giving the Three Kingdoms a River City twist! Enjoy a funny, action-packed take on famous historical events, from the Yellow Turban Rebellion to the Battle of Red Cliffs. The Beat ‘Em Up Action You Know and Love! The gameplay focuses on the beat ‘em up action the series is known for. Intricately connected areas form a massive game world. Aside from battle, you can enjoy shopping in villages and cities. Go sight-seeing and explore every nook and cranny! Turn the Tide of Battle with Flashy “Tactics” Moves! Turn the tides of battle in your favor with flashy “Tactics” moves! You can impact all the enemies on screen with these Tactics. Using them in specific areas could even lead to discoveries such as hidden rooms or passages…?
Metascore:
66
User Score:
tbd
LOUD

LOUD

Platform: Switch
July 15, 2022
Slam down on those chords - the guitar riffs start now! Take a deep breath and step into a musical journey to make your dreams come true and become a real artist! Immerse yourself in the ultimate arcade guitar experience and get lost in its rhythmic beats and beautiful audiovisual effects. This is the story about Astrid - a teenage girl who’s not quite fond of this ‘growing up’ thing. We’ve all been there. To help take her mind off the mundane, she occupies her free time with her greatest love: music. Grab your broomstick and play to your heart’s content - your bedroom is your concert! Shred sick tunes as a radical garage band, throw air guitars in the subway or in a local pub, and join Astrid on a wild adventure to sign her first contract with a talent scout.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
tbd
Spidersaurs

Spidersaurs

Platform: Switch
July 14, 2022
Alert! Alert! The nightmarish dinosaur-spider hybrids known as Spidersaurs have run amok and only you (and a friend in co-op mode) can stop them! Created by InGest Corp to provide the meat and muscle that humanity needs to end world hunger, the Spidersaurs are now on the loose, leaving it to two former taste-testers - officer-in-training Adrian and punk-rocker Victoria - to use their awesome firepower to overcome six stages of ferocious run-'n'-gun action. Blast through a sweltering jungle, an infested laboratory, the heart of a live volcano, and more! The tangy food source with a bite is biting back, but by grabbing power-ups, gaining new abilities, and obliterating everything in sight, you can send these mutant monstrosities back to the stone age.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
tbd
SUPER UFO FIGHTER

SUPER UFO FIGHTER

Platform: Switch
July 14, 2022
Break it! Find it! and Scramble! SUPER UFO FIGHTER is a unique battle action game where cute UFOs fight!
Metascore:
59
User Score:
tbd
F.I.S.T.: Forged In Shadow Torch

F.I.S.T.: Forged In Shadow Torch

Platform: Switch
July 12, 2022
Six years ago, the Machine Legion invaded and colonized the Torch City, which was originally inhabited by animals. Rayton, the former soldier in the resistance war, has been living in seclusion since then. After his friend is forcibly arrested, Rayton reclaims his mechanical fist and steps to his journey fighting back. And he never expects that he has been involved in a bigger scheme between the mafia, the rebellion, and the legion. Exploring the Metroidvania game world with a dozen of areas with distinguishing vision themes and level designs. Earning the rewards by conquering the challenges of combats, puzzles and platformers in countless chambers, tunnels and shortcuts. Interconnected and automatically loading game map makes the detailed Torch City more convincing and beautiful.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
5.9
Yurukill: The Calumniation Games

Yurukill: The Calumniation Games

Platform: Switch
July 5, 2022
Renowned author Homura Kawamoto delivers a twisted, multifaceted story in Yurukill. Accused of arson and the murders of 21 people, protagonist Sengoku Shunju is forced to fight for his freedom and prove his innocence. As one of six Prisoners, he must pair up with one of five victims, referred to as Executioners, within the confines of the strange and secluded amusement park known as Yurukill Land. Together each of the five teams—Mass Murderers, Death Dealing Duo, Crafty Killers, Sly Stalkers, and Peeping Toms—must face and overcome the entertainment venue's so-called "attractions" in order to attain what they desire. Should the Prisoners succeed, their crimes shall be pardoned. But if the Executioners win, they will be granted revenge for their loved ones. The in-depth story offers unique gameplay experiences including collating evidence, gathering testimonies, and solving puzzles.Yurukill’s shoot-‘em-up gameplay developed by veteran developer G.rev features action packed and fast-paced combat. In addition, online leaderboards give players the opportunity to see how they stack up against the competition.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
6.8
Itadaki Smash

Itadaki Smash

Platform: Switch
July 1, 2022
Katsu is the owner of the best restaurant in town. But the Tengogo mafia is determined to bring his business down by putting a curse on all the food, transforming the dishes into terrible demons. Only our heroes, with their new powers, can stop them. Itadaki Smash is a brawler set in a contemporary world, but that pays tribute to both the classic and the new in the gaming industry.
Metascore:
54
User Score:
tbd
Cuphead in the Delicious Last Course

Cuphead in the Delicious Last Course

Platform: Switch
June 30, 2022
Another helping of classic Cuphead action awaits you in Cuphead - The Delicious Last Course! Brothers Cuphead and Mugman are joined by the clever, adventurous Ms. Chalice for a rollicking adventure on a previously undiscovered Inkwell Isle! With the aid of new weapons, magical charms, and Ms. Chalice’s unique abilities, players will take on a new cast of fearsome, larger than life bosses to assist the jolly Chef Saltbaker in Cuphead’s final challenging quest!
Metascore:
88
User Score:
8.1
Ground Divers!

Ground Divers!

Platform: Switch
June 30, 2022
The slapstick, discovery game from the small team Studio Tsuruhashi! Dig up the “Secret of the Rare Matter” never before explored by mankind. – Guide Tsuruhashi to the deepest depths and get the Rare Matter! – The enemy has you in their sights! You can’t just dig to protect yourself! – Build and modify Pit relay stations! Dig strategically! – Pits have lots of useful functions! How will you use them? – CHEER Energy drives Tsuruhashi! – Smart usage of energy is the key to success! – Gather CHEER and unleash your powerful special attack! – Upgrade Tsuruhashi using materials obtained from mining! – Liven up your home base!
Metascore:
72
User Score:
tbd
Little Noah: Scion of Paradise

Little Noah: Scion of Paradise

Platform: Switch
June 28, 2022
Create unique teams and combos from 40+ recruitable allies in this casual but compelling game. Port Manacloud – a nation that owes its power and prosperity to its alchemists. Noah, an alchemical prodigy, is journeying across the skies in her airship when she discovers mysterious floating ruins. As she draws closer to investigate, a cat leaps on board. The cat accuses Noah of being a tomb raider and unleashes a storm that sends her vessel crashing down. In need of parts to repair her ship and driven by curiosity, Noah enters the ruins… A Casual Roguelite Action Game Explore dungeons that shift with each playthrough and sweep through foes along the way. Use recruitable allies, “Lilliputs,” and items you’ve collected to defeat the ruin bosses. If you get knocked out during your adventure, never fear—you can use the items you’ve earned to power up Noah and come back stronger than ever.
Metascore:
87
User Score:
6.0
Pocky & Rocky Reshrined

Pocky & Rocky Reshrined

Platform: Switch
June 24, 2022
Pocky the shrine maiden and Rocky the raccoon are back together in the latest game in the long-running classic shooter series! As the evil Black Mantle attacks, Pocky and Rocky need to team up once again, this time with some new friends to take on the upcoming challenges! With 8 stages of high-paced shooting action, you'll have your hands full with creepy enemies, big bosses, and lots of twists and turns!
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.4
Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes

Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes

Platform: Switch
June 24, 2022
Join Fire Emblem: Three Houses characters as you engage in massive battles across Fódlan Edelgard, Dimitri, Claude, and other Fire Emblem: Three Houses characters return to put their combat expertise on display as you revisit a war-torn Fódlan. Unleash devastating combos and striking special moves in action-packed, real-time combat. Cut through hordes of enemies as characters from the Fire Emblem: Three Houses game. Take down dozens of foes with Edelgard’s axe or Dimitri’s lance, or blast enemies from a distance with Claude’s bow. Slash, swing, and spear your way to a brighter future for Fódlan.
Metascore:
80
User Score:
8.3
Steve Jackson's Sorcery!

Steve Jackson's Sorcery!

Platform: Switch
June 23, 2022
Legendary quadrilogy of epic adventure games in a land of monsters, traps, and magic. Journey through hills, forests, cities, dungeons, and even time in the magical world of Sorcery! where every choice matters. Fight, explore, solve puzzles, and most importantly, survive and craft your own unique story! Sorcery! Parts 1 and 2 are the first half of an epic quadrilogy. Sorcery! 3 takes the adventure to the wilds of the Baklands and creates a fully open-world experience. Sorcery! 4 is a graceful finish to your grand adventure and has you infiltrate The Fortress of Sorcerers. Each part can be played on its own, or you can load your character from one part to the next, carrying over equipment, stats, and narrative choices.
Metascore:
86
User Score:
tbd
Firegirl: Hack 'n Splash Rescue DX

Firegirl: Hack 'n Splash Rescue DX

Platform: Switch
June 22, 2022
Assume the role of a young rescue officer starting her career. Armed with a trusty axe and high-pressure fire hose that also acts like a jetpack, Firegirl responds to emergency calls across the city. Can Firegirl save all the trapped civilians caught in each blaze?
Metascore:
66
User Score:
tbd
Final Vendetta

Final Vendetta

Platform: Switch
June 17, 2022
The notorious "Syndic8" gang are slowly taking control of the capital and have kidnapped Claire Sparks' younger sister. Unfortunately for them, Claire will do whatever it takes to get her back and crush anyone who stands in her way! She teams up with her two friends (and housemates) - retired pro-wrestler Miller T. Williams and Duke Sancho, the streetwise bare-knuckle fighter. Together they must battle and brawl their way through the mean streets of London in a risky mission to reunite Claire with her sister. Final Vendetta is a hard-hitting action packed beat 'em up for 1 or 2 players in the vein of classic arcade titles. Featuring stunning pixel art and a thumping soundtrack with exclusive tracks from Utah Saints! Brawl with bad dudes and tough girls as you fight through dangerous environments.
Metascore:
75
User Score:
tbd
Horgihugh and Friends

Horgihugh and Friends

Platform: Switch
June 16, 2022
HORGIHUGH is a challenging horizontal side-scrolling shooter from Japanese developer PiXEL. Developed by a team of industry veterans, HORGIHUGH mixes old with new to deliver a beautiful retro shoot 'em up experience that sports vibrant pixel graphics, intense boss battles, a unique power-up system, unlockable upgrades, and an adorable roster of anthropomorphic characters.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
tbd
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge

Platform: Switch
June 16, 2022
With Bebop and Rocksteady assaulting Channel 6 and stealing super gnarly devices to support Krang and Shredder's latest twisted plan, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredder's Revenge sees the Turtles battling across a righteous range of timeless TMNT locations. From Manhattan and Coney Island, to city rooftops and dank sewers, help the fearsome foursome trounce Foot Soldiers, Triceraton Warriors, and Rock Troops all the way to Dimension X! Enjoy stunning full-color pixel art graphics and a vintage TMNT vibe that will rock you straight back to the awesome 80s. Every character, vehicle, weapon, item, and background is directly inspired by the 1987 TV show, making you feel like you hopped into the television -- with a dope mix of killer humor and action-packed adventures!
Metascore:
87
User Score:
8.2
Neon White

Neon White

Platform: Switch
June 16, 2022
Neon White is a lightning fast first-person action game about exterminating demons in Heaven. You are White, an assassin handpicked from Hell to compete with other demon slayers for a chance to live permanently in Heaven. The other assassins seem familiar, though… did you know them in a past life? Features: • You play as Neon White, an assassin plucked from Hell to compete with other demon slayers for a shot at redemption. • Collect “Soul Cards” to attack your foes or discard them to use unique movement abilities. • Compete for the best times by cleverly combining cards to discover massive shortcuts. • Uncover Heaven’s mysteries by getting to know the other assassins… did you know them in a past life?
Metascore:
88
User Score:
7.8
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba - The Hinokami Chronicles

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba - The Hinokami Chronicles

Platform: Switch
June 10, 2022
It is the Taisho Period in Japan. Tanjiro, a kindhearted boy who sells charcoal for a living, finds his family slaughtered by a demon. To make matters worse, his younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been transformed into a demon herself. Though devastated by this grim reality, Tanjiro resolves to become a "demon slayer" so that he can turn his sister back into a human and kill the demon that massacred his family. A sorrowful tale of siblings in which the fates of humans and demons intertwine... begins now! Features: * Exhilarating Arena Battles Master the multitude of spectacular skills of a wide roster of characters from the anime, including Tanjiro and Nezuko , to overcome challengers in headto head battle, locally and online. * Moving Drama Take up the sword of Tanjiro Kamado and guide his journey to become a Demon Slayer and turn his sister Nezuko back into a human. * Thrilling Boss Battles Action and drama reach their peak in specially designed battles against powerful demons that will test Tanjiro's mettle. * Original Anime Voice Cast The original English and Japanese casts of the anime return to bring their authentic portrayals to the game.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
6.6
Lost Ruins

Lost Ruins

Platform: Switch
June 6, 2022
A young girl wakes up in a dimly lit dungeon without any of her memories. Surrounded by horrible, bloodthirsty monsters, she is rescued by a mysterious magician, Beatrice. With Beatrice's help, the girl goes on a perilous journey to find answers and unlock the secrets of the Lost Ruins. Lost Ruins is a 2D side-scrolling survival action game, where you play as a young girl that has awoken in a strange and foreign place without her memories. Explore a dark and dangerous world, battle hideous monsters, and topple incredible bosses.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
Tokoyo: The Tower of Perpetuity

Tokoyo: The Tower of Perpetuity

Platform: Switch
June 2, 2022
Fight your way through a constantly changing tower to solidify your eternal legacy. You find yourself trapped in a mysterious tower – one that transforms its very structure every 24 hours. The legacy of your epic struggle shall be carved into the hearts of those who challenge you like an epitaph. Surpass countless poor fallen souls and make your way to the heretofore unseen top. Journey to the top and unravel the mystery hidden within the tower! ▼An auto-generated dungeon that changes daily This 2D action game is set in Tokoyo – the Tower of Perpetuity – a constantly changing and devilishly deceptive auto-generated dungeon crawling with fiendish monsters and brutal traps. The Tower of Perpetuity is automatically regenerated by the game server every 24 hours (in real-world time), allowing for players around the world to take on the same dungeon each day, and for one day only. Different traps and gimmicks await you each day, and you must compete against other players while battling your way through. The dungeon contains various differing branches, offering a certain degree of free choice and randomization. ▼Light social elements Social features utilizing the network have been implemented in the game, in which a gravestone will be placed where a player meets their end, appearing in other players’ games along with their “relics” and “last words”. Take advantage of the different special skills afforded to each character and compete with other players as you struggle to surpass the countless bodies of your less fortunate rivals and fight your way through the impregnable dungeon.
Metascore:
74
User Score:
tbd
Gravitar: Recharged

Gravitar: Recharged

Platform: Switch
June 2, 2022
A lone pilot, far from home, must navigate an abstract universe of uncharted planets and space stations guarded by mysterious, hostile aliens in Gravitar: Recharged. You must complete missions in each solar system, navigating a variety of challenging environments, each with varying levels of gravity that will test your skills as a pilot. Complete each mission within a solar system and you will be transported to the next through a massive black hole. Will you ever make it home? The visual aesthetic of Gravitar: Recharged takes the Recharged series in a new direction, with expansive environments rendered in painterly style and pastel tones. In the capable hands of industry-veteran composer Megan McDuffee, the original soundtrack complements the art style with soothing, atmospheric tracks that evoke a sense of wonder.
Metascore:
70
User Score:
tbd
Souldiers

Souldiers

Platform: Switch
June 2, 2022
Fight for your freedom in a sprawling fantasy world caught between the living and the fallen. Hone your skills in a retro epic featuring puzzle platforming, metroidvania exploration and crunchy soulslike combat.
Metascore:
72
User Score:
6.8
Samurai Riot: Definitive Edition

Samurai Riot: Definitive Edition

Platform: Switch
June 1, 2022
Samurai Riot offers a plethora of choices and features including both solo and cooperative play, where the story immerses both players equally, with a multi-branching storyline, complete with eight different endings. Conversely, you could enter a PVP fight against your partner to win the lead! The more you play, the more you accumulate points to unlock new fighting schools for better replay value.
Metascore:
49
User Score:
tbd
Kao the Kangaroo

Kao the Kangaroo

Platform: Switch
May 27, 2022
Join Kao on his biggest adventure yet! This time the brave kangaroo has to find his missing sister and solve the mystery of what happened to his long-gone father. He will need to travel the world and confront the famous fighting masters, who are influenced by the mysterious, dark power. On the course of his journey, Kao will learn under the guidance of his master - Walt, how to become not only an awesome fighter but also a clever one who uses his head as much as his fists.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
6.7
Cotton Fantasy

Cotton Fantasy

Platform: Switch
May 20, 2022
Something sinister is in the making – the willows are vanishing from Fairyland and the Fairy Queen entrusts Silk with solving the case. Who could be behind this devious ploy? For a promised lifetime all-you-can-eat supply of tasty willows, the little witch Nata de Cotton is willing to help her old friend out and embark on yet another adventure together, to save the Fairyland. Experience the most precise gameplay in the Cotton series, mixing up the iconic Cotton playstyle with a few new shoot ‘em up mechanics, 6 iconic playable characters and 16 colourful and varied stages to unlock, with vertical, horizontal and 3D movement. Each character has their own mechanics and attacks, creating a lot of variation and replayability on your hunt for the high score. Packaged with a light-hearted story full of charming, fun cutscenes, fully-voiced in Japanese, and an exhilarating soundtrack with iconic remastered tracks from the past, this is a great and accessible new shoot ’em up game for fans of the Cotton series and newcomers alike.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.5
Snow Bros. Nick & Tom Special

Snow Bros. Nick & Tom Special

Platform: Switch
May 19, 2022
A 1990s arcade-style platformer revival.
Metascore:
60
User Score:
tbd
Vesper: Zero Light Edition

Vesper: Zero Light Edition

Platform: Switch
May 12, 2022
Vesper is a visionary adventure taking place in a decaying world full of puzzles and mysteries to uncover, where your choices will change the future of an entire race. Seven is a small android, lost on an eerie planet full of perils and traces of an ancient civilization - with no powers and no ability to defeat enemies until he finds the Drive Gun, a weapon used to absorb lights, create darkness, and control minds. Frantic chases from relentless machines force you to take decisions in the blink of an eye. Hide from your pursuers and sneak through enemy lines to reach your objective. Use the Drive Gun to absorb light from various sources and create dark spots in which you can hide. Inject absorbed light into machineries to open portals and activate deadly traps. Control your opponents with light and dispose of them after have exploited their abilities. Take control of your destiny and decide the future of the Android’s race. Creative Solutions: solve puzzles and trick your enemies in multiple ways using the power of the Drive Gun. Connecting the Dots: collect mysterious and encrypted documents to uncover the real truth behind the Vesper Protocol. The End is only the Beginning: start a new run after the credits have rolled and discover why you have changed the world forever.
Metascore:
73
User Score:
tbd
Gibbon: Beyond the Trees

Gibbon: Beyond the Trees

Platform: Switch
May 11, 2022
Gibbon: Beyond the Trees is a hand-drawn adventure following a lost gibbon as they embark on a dangerous journey into unknown lands. Race to freedom in liberation mode, or play through an hour-long narrative that captures the real struggle of living creatures around the world. Master the gibbon's art of brachiation (swinging from branch to branch) at high speed, building momentum, pulling off spectacular somersaults, and launching yourself higher and further into the air with the help of your fellow Gibbons, feeling the thrill and exhilaration of life in an untamed jungle.
Metascore:
63
User Score:
tbd
Soundfall

Soundfall

Platform: Switch
May 11, 2022
Soundfall is a dungeon crawler that combines looter-shooter action with rhythm-based gameplay. Venture out solo or with up to 4 friends locally or online. Collect loot and time your actions to the beat to become all powerful. Play the Campaign Mode, Free Play 100's of songs or import your own music!
Metascore:
73
User Score:
tbd
Waifu Impact

Waifu Impact

Platform: Switch
April 28, 2022
It's so hot, so why don't you come to Waifu Island? The cutest girls are waiting for you, let's have some fun! Watergun in hand, find all the stars and unlock the 6 beautiful girls! Increase your affinity with the girls defeating your enemies with them and then check out the gallery to see what they have for you! WAIFU IMPACT is a third person shooter, immersive single-player game in a paradisiac deserted island. Equip yourself with a watergun and unlock all the waifus!
Metascore:
15
User Score:
tbd
Zombie Army 4: Dead War

Zombie Army 4: Dead War

Platform: Switch
April 26, 2022
The resistance have defeated Zombie Hitler and cast him into Hell but the dead rise once again with greater hunger than before. Continue the alternate history of Zombie Army Trilogy in huge new levels, and uncover a sinister plan that takes the Survivor Brigade across Italy and beyond! Fight the forces of darkness in corpse-riddled canals, survive a Zombie Zoo, and journey to dark, inexplicable places no person has been before and lived to tell the tale!
Metascore:
80
User Score:
6.3
Ganryu 2: Hakuma Kojiro

Ganryu 2: Hakuma Kojiro

Platform: Switch
April 22, 2022
Ganryu 2 is a 2D platformer at its best! It is the sequel to the Ganryu game made by VISCO Corporation on NEOGEO back in 1999. The universe takes place in a feudal fantasy Japan which is strongly inspired by the story of Takezo Musashi, whose adventures are unfolded in a series of books (mainly The Stone and the Sword). Play as Miyamoto Musashi and travel through a 17th century fantasy Japan, from north to south to the island of Ganryu-jima where everything happened between Musashi and Kojiro.
Metascore:
61
User Score:
tbd
Super Mega Zero

Super Mega Zero

Platform: Switch
April 21, 2022
Miss Undefined has been whisked away by the dastardly Kill Screen. Go from Zero to Hero in this fast-paced platformer, chasing time, the high score, and eventually the Kill Screen itself. Super Mega Zero is a tight precision and puzzle platformer with shoot 'em up elements. Simply touch an upgrade and switch forms to go from classic, straight-forward platforming to the more puzzle-like action number system or Shoot' Em Up gameplay.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
tbd
Revita

Revita

Platform: Switch
April 21, 2022
A nameless child with no memories awakens in the metro with only a vague sense of purpose and desire to reach the distant clocktower, hoping to find answers at the top. On the way they will discover a melancholic world filled with masked characters, monsters and perhaps the answers that the child seeks. A fast paced twin-stick roguelite platformer. Climb an ominous clock tower in a series of procedural encounter rooms and past challenging boss fights on your way to reclaiming your lost memory.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
Gotta Protectors: Cart of Darkness

Gotta Protectors: Cart of Darkness

Platform: Switch
April 14, 2022
Protect the Princess, Smash Castles, and Pulverize Foes. Will You Be the First to Collect All 948 Game Carts? It's another fine morning in Magicadia...except your castle has suddenly turned into a tank. And what's this about a dark prophecy that could lead to the end of all video games? A CONFUSION IS YOU. Choose your Gotta Protectors and get ready to hack, slash, and spell-sling your way through an epic campaign of over 100 thumb-blistering maps—plus dozens more available as optional DLC bonus chapters! The rules are simple. Put Princess Lola into the castle to start it rolling down the tracks. At the end of the tracks is an enemy castle. Smash YOUR castle into THEIR castle to destroy it—but don't let the enemies wipe out the Princess's HP first!
Metascore:
83
User Score:
tbd
Toodee and Topdee

Toodee and Topdee

Platform: Switch
April 14, 2022
A cosmic turbulence caused the 2D Platformer and the Top-Down Puzzler dimensions to merge! Switch between Toodee and Topdee and their unique perspectives to overcome hard-as-nails challenges, solve mind-melting puzzles and defeat huge bosses. Oh, and there's a co-op mode!
Metascore:
84
User Score:
tbd
Demon Turf: Neon Splash

Demon Turf: Neon Splash

Platform: Switch
April 14, 2022
– This painting is no joke! Explore these surreal worlds, filled with bright neon colors, and enjoy the intoxicating combination of 2D & 3D art! – Beebz will focus on what she does best! Platforming! Maintain a constant momentum with no stopgaps or combat, it’s all about the platforming that is faster & better than ever before! – A unique checkpoint system, tweaked to perfection! Place your own checkpoints at any time with no limit! Retreading is for losers! – Lots to do! Explore 10 finely crafted levels with a plethora of unique challenges and hazards that are constantly introduced to you at a record pace! – Setpiece levels with a fun narrative to boot! After all, Beebz didn’t get sucked into the painting alone and her friends certainly are characters! – A ton of additional goals for you to complete, such as: Collecting all the sweets in a level, finding the hidden vinyl which unlocks 10 more remix levels & getting all the trophy times! – Remix levels?! You betcha! And don’t be fooled, these are expertly crafted to be entirely new levels with brand new challenges! Better bring your A-game! – Who knows what awaits you if you complete the game 100%? We do, and it’s pretty sweet, so you should do it. – 6 finely tuned modifications you can buy with your collectables: Sweets! Only the best of the best, such as mods that add an extra hit point, tweak or add new movesets etc. They even change your looks! – Leaderboards, baby! That’s right, compete for the best times across the world and show off your mettle! – Photo Mode! Look, at this point it’s mandatory and Beebz is really good at taking selfies! So snap away! – Settings galore! Seriously, this thing’s packed with options, so customize your game the way YOU want it to be!
Metascore:
83
User Score:
6.8
Blast Brigade vs. the Evil Legion of Dr. Cread

Blast Brigade vs. the Evil Legion of Dr. Cread

Platform: Switch
April 13, 2022
Blast Brigade vs. The Evil Legion of Dr. Cread is an eye-popping 2D action-adventure inspired by the popcorn-chomping thrills of '80s action flicks. Assemble a crack team of heroes and use your platforming skills and puzzle-solving wits to traverse unique biomes, meticulously designed to encourage metroidvania-style exploration. Arm yourself with upgradeable weapons and perks, and embark on a daring mission to save the world from a mad scientist!
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD: Remake

THE HOUSE OF THE DEAD: Remake

Platform: Switch
April 7, 2022
Nobody leaves here alive! The House of the Dead: Remake is a remade version of the game introduced in 1997 in arcade platform. A classic arcade rail-shooter receives a whole new entourage and gameplay changes to suit modern gaming standards. * Hordes of the undead monstrosities in a fast-paced rail-shooter. * True to the original gameplay. * Well know arcade classic with modern graphics and controls. * Multiple endings.
Metascore:
57
User Score:
7.4
Kombinera

Kombinera

Platform: Switch
April 7, 2022
Control multiple colored balls simultaneously in this brain-bending puzzle platformer. It's up to you to combine every ball and complete each perilous level. Can you solve them all? Can you save King Kombine from the Kave of Kaos? Core Features: -Progress through 300 increasingly complex puzzles. -Encounter new hazards and abilities. -Replay levels to achieve best times. -Grab collectibles to unlock new levels -Vibrant neon visual style accompanied by ambient electronic audio tracks. -In-depth, complex, heart-tugging emotional storyline. -Accessible controls.
Metascore:
77
User Score:
tbd
Kirby and the Forgotten Land

Kirby and the Forgotten Land

Platform: Switch
March 25, 2022
Join Kirby in an unforgettable journey through a mysterious world in a 3D platforming adventure. Float off on an all-new adventure as the powerful puffball, Kirby. Explore in 3D stages as you discover a mysterious world with abandoned structures from a past civilization—like a shopping mall?! Copy enemies’ abilities like the new Drill and Ranger and use them to attack, explore your surroundings, and save the kidnapped Waddle Dees from the ferocious Beast Pack alongside the mysterious Elfilin. Hope you’re hungry for an unforgettable adventure! Join up with a pointy partner, Bandana Waddle Dee, in co-op play Pass a Joy-Con™ controller to a buddy to play as the spear-wielding Bandana Waddle Dee and help each other explore and battle through this colorful world. While Kirby can float and inhale enemies, Bandana Waddle Dee can spin and stab with his sturdy spear. Find friendship in this forgotten world and save the Waddle Dees! Float over obstacles and fight through enemies on your way to each stage’s goal as you slash, poke, freeze, and hammer using Kirby’s copy abilities. Each themed stage you travel through will hide several friendly Waddle Dees in peril! Save them to grow the home base of your adventure, the once-deserted Waddle Dee Town. The Waddle Dees you rescue will unlock shops and leaderboards*. You’ll also be able to enjoy some of the townsfolk’s favorite games.
Metascore:
85
User Score:
8.8
Andro Dunos 2

Andro Dunos 2

Platform: Switch
March 24, 2022
Andro Dunos (アンドロデュノス, in japanese) is a side scrolling arcade game from shoot’em up category (Shmup). It was originally released in 1992 by SNK. In Andro Dunos 2, players take control of the Yellow Cherry once more, sent to end the long war with the aliens once and for all. The ship has four distinct weapons that can be improved by collecting bonuses as you progress through the different levels. Features: – The direct sequel to one of the most famous shmup from 1990s : Andro Dunos! – An epic side-scrolling space journey awaits you in Andro Dunos 2! – Fight and explode hundred of spaceships thanks to various weapons such as laser, hawk... or even homing missiles! – Recover power ups by killing enemies. – Music composed by Allister Brimble
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
Imp of the Sun

Imp of the Sun

Platform: Switch
March 24, 2022
A fast-paced, high-skill 2D action-platformer. As the Imp of the Sun, players will explore sprawling, hand-crafted 2D environments, using platforming skills to navigate complex levels, and quick reflexes to combat various enemies, while gaining new power and abilities as they progress.
Metascore:
69
User Score:
tbd
Tempest 4000

Tempest 4000

Platform: Switch
March 22, 2022
Eat electric death. An arcade legend returns! Mind-bending prisms distort reality. Pulse-thumping soundtrack takes you into the zone. Blast your way through 100 psychedelic levels.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
tbd
Persona 4 Arena Ultimax

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax

Platform: Switch
March 17, 2022
In P4AU, the characters from Persona 4 and Persona 3 once again find themselves teaming up to face off in the P-1 Climax, a series of battles which must be won before the world ends. The original cast of characters from Persona 3 and 4 are back to discover the mastermind behind the whole tournament, while a few new faces join the fight, including Junpei Iori, Yukari Takeba, Rise Kujikawa, and more. But standing in their way is the dual katana-wielding Sho Minazuki, a huge threat to everyone involved in the P-1 Climax. Worse yet, there's a Sho lookalike who can wield a Persona...
Metascore:
81
User Score:
6.5
Gal*Gun: Double Peace

Gal*Gun: Double Peace

Platform: Switch
March 17, 2022
When Houdai is shot by cupid angel Ekoro, he becomes immensely popular and suddenly every girl at the academy becomes hot for him. But being irresistible is hardly a dream come true! Every love letter, shout of adulation, and advancing kisses drains his energy! And worse - if he doesn't find his one true love by the end of the day, he will become cursed and forever alone! Gorgeous anime-styled rail-shooter action. Use your targeting cursor to fend off the advancing girls! Story Mode: Play through the story and see if you can successfully confess your feelings to the girl of your dreams. Score Attack: Play specific levels to achieve the highest scores. Collection: Take a look at your achievements, image gallery and information on all the lovely ladies at the Academy! Choose your own love interest. Your choices will change the story and the path you take throughout the game.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
6.0
Phantom Breaker: Omnia

Phantom Breaker: Omnia

Platform: Switch
March 15, 2022
Phantom Breaker: Omnia, a massive update to Phantom Breaker: Extra, a 1-vs-1 2D anime fighter originally released by Mages in 2013. The game features 2 guest characters, Kurisu Makise from Steins;Gate and Rimi Sakihata from Chaos;Head, as well as two brand new characters created specifically for Phantom Breaker Omnia. A mysterious man, known only as 'Phantom' appeared in Tokyothe capital city of Japanand manipulated vulnerable adolescents into fighting each other, bestowing upon them mystical weapons of great strength known as 'Fu-mension Artifacts.' In exchange, he promised to grant their wish if they survive. Unbeknownst to the combatants, the fierce clashes between Fu-mension Artifacts caused distortions in space-time, which compromised the boundaries between parallel universes. The collapse of these parallel universes would ultimately break the seal, unleashing Phantom's destructive powers.
Metascore:
66
User Score:
tbd
Dawn of the Monsters

Dawn of the Monsters

Platform: Switch
March 15, 2022
The cataclysmic battle between giant monsters has begun in this manga-inspired, side-scrolling, kaiju beat-'em-up! Titanic creatures known as Nephilim have invaded Earth, and the only hope of stopping them is DAWN (Defense Alliance Worldwide Network), which unleashes its own colossal combatants to defend against the enemy hordes! Take control of four hulking behemoths - Megadon, Aegis Prime, Tempest Galahad, and Ganira - each with distinct abilities and play styles, and smash your way through destructible real-world environments spanning more than 35 missions! Power up with DNA augments, crush foes with devastating Rage moves and brutal finishers, and team up with a friend for 2-player co-op action! You are the planet's last line of defense...but will that be enough for mankind to survive the Dawn of the Monsters!?
Metascore:
81
User Score:
tbd
Young Souls

Young Souls

Platform: Switch
March 10, 2022
As orphans, Jenn and Tristan's life path brought them to a mysterious scientist, who took them in and cared for them as his own children. But one day, he disappeared under very odd circumstances. While searching desperately for him, the duo found a hidden cellar and the Moon Gate portal, transporting them to a dangerous parallel world where goblins thrive. Your adventure begins as you fight to bridge these two very different worlds. Young Souls is a gorgeous 2D brawler meets story-rich action RPG. Fight hordes of belligerent goblins, level up with hundreds of weapons and accessories, explore, and journey between worlds, as rebellious twins battle their way to save their foster father.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
4.8
Time Loader

Time Loader

Platform: Switch
March 10, 2022
Time Loader is a story-driven, physics-based puzzle platformer with a twist. At the helm of a small robot, you'll travel back to the 90s to prevent a tragic accident. Explore the house of your creator, solve brain-teasing puzzles, acquire unique and powerful upgrades, and see common household items from an entirely new perspective! But remember: meddling with time has serious consequences. You may succeed in changing the past, but can you deal with the result of your actions?
Metascore:
70
User Score:
tbd
Gunborg: Dark Matters

Gunborg: Dark Matters

Platform: Switch
March 4, 2022
Harness the power of dark energy as you, jump, slash, shoot and bombard your way through an army of alien soldiers and killer robots in an arcade style, action platformer with a slick 80's synthwave soundtrack.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
tbd
A Musical Story

A Musical Story

Platform: Switch
March 3, 2022
A Musical Story is a rhythm game set against a 70s backdrop. Explore the memories of Gabriel, a young man trying to come to terms with his situation through the connections to his musical memory.
Metascore:
79
User Score:
tbd
Zombie Rollerz: Pinball Heroes

Zombie Rollerz: Pinball Heroes

Platform: Switch
March 2, 2022
Slam giant, super powered pinballs into waves of adorkable zombies - it's a new hot-take on Classic Pinball fused with Tower Defense! Grab your copy today to see for yourself the hot new game that is making a name for itself on Apple Arcade! Choose your Hero, hop aboard a Pinball Ballista and explore a constantly changing world in this epic new game. You'll have to stay one step ahead of the Zombie Plague, fight through hordes of zombies, and face each unique Zombie Boss in order to carry the day. The game changes each run through, so you can play again and again to collect all of the heroes, defeat each zombie boss, and become a Pinball Hero!
Metascore:
74
User Score:
tbd
Never Alone: Arctic Collection

Never Alone: Arctic Collection

Platform: Switch
February 24, 2022
Experience the epic journey of Nuna and Fox as they search for the source of an eternal blizzard that threatens the survival of everything they have ever known. Never Alone is an atmospheric puzzle platformer developed in collaboration with the Inupiat, an Alaska Native people, drawn from a traditional story that has been shared across the generations. Guide both characters in single-player mode or play cooperatively with a friend or family member as you trek through frozen tundra, leap across treacherous ice floes, swim through underwater ice caverns, and face numerous enemies both strange and familiar in the journey to save the girls village. Foxtales features three all new levels full of environments to explore, puzzles to solve and enemies to face. Travel across open seas, swim through the ruins of a sunken village and paddle up the Noatak River on a mission to rescue a new friend. The Never Alone Arctic Combo Pack includes both Never Alone (Kisima Ingitchuna) and the Foxtales DLC.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
tbd
Sol Cresta

Sol Cresta

Platform: Switch
February 22, 2022
Sol Cresta is a sequel to 1980 arcade game Moon Cresta and its 1985 successor Terra Cresta.
Metascore:
78
User Score:
7.4
Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires

Dynasty Warriors 9 Empires

Platform: Switch
February 15, 2022
Empires, a unique "Romance of the Three Kingdoms" experience. Dramatic stories of officers on different sides. All 94 officers who have appeared in DYNASTY WARRIORS 9 are playable. In addition, players can control all 700 common officers. A major change from previous series titles, areas around castles become battlefields, evolving into “Storming the Castle” instances. Employ strategic Secret Plans and balance Army Affinity to break through the enemy's gate. Defeat the enemy commander in Decisive Battle mode to claim victory of the castle. The Empires series' signature domestic system is back. With a high degree of flexibility, set long and mid term kingdom goals, recruit new officers, procure logistics, and execute a variety of military, economic and diplomatic commands to strive to unify China.
Metascore:
54
User Score:
9.0
Infernax

Infernax

Platform: Switch
February 14, 2022
Infernax is the adventures of a great knight who returns to his homeland only to find it plagued with unholy magic. Uncover the mysteries of the curse and face the consequences of your actions.
Metascore:
84
User Score:
7.6
River City Girls Zero

River City Girls Zero

Platform: Switch
February 14, 2022
River City Girls Zero is an updated English edition of Super Famicom title Shin Nekketsu Koha: Kunio-tachi no Banka. It is the first title in the Kunio-kun franchise to feature Kyoko and Misako in action.
Metascore:
68
User Score:
7.8
PowerSlave: Exhumed

PowerSlave: Exhumed

Platform: Switch
February 10, 2022
PowerSlave: Exhumed is a KEX Engine port of the classic console game. Destination: The ancient Egyptian city of Karnak. Alien forces possessing horrifying powers have sealed off the once thriving community from all outside contact. As a covert operations specialist, you have been trained for all forms of contingencies. Nothing can prepare you, however, for the nightmare you are about to enter... Features: First Person Viewpoint Action 20 Plus Levels of Non-stop gameplay through an ancient Egyptian city and the tomb of the Pharaoh Ramses Real time fully 3D rendered gameplay allows you to move between floors within a single level Cross bridges and swim through underwater grottos With just a machete to start, search for 6 other weapons including hand grenades, a flame thrower, an M-60 machine gun, and a magical cobra staff. Dynamic lighting creates stunning visual effects.
Metascore:
81
User Score:
7.7
Breakout: Recharged

Breakout: Recharged

Platform: Switch
February 10, 2022
The original brick breaker returns with its toughest challenge yet. Survive as long as you can in arcade or take on one of 50 challenges picking up game-changing power-ups along the way. The grandfather of brick-breaking games is back with some of the toughest challenges yet! Breakout: Recharged steps up the excitement with a fresh coat of paint, exciting power-ups, and another original soundtrack from award-winning video game composer Megan McDuffee. Breakout: Recharged will forever change what you expect from a brick-breaking title. The endless arcade mode and 50 challenge levels will push you to the limit of your skills. Don’t fret, however, as this wouldn’t be a Recharged title without game-changing powerups. Expect the aid of rail guns, homing missiles, and explosives to join the traditional multi-ball. You’ll need every tool in the arsenal and razor-sharp reflexes to climb the global leaderboards. Key Features: Old Meets New: Classic Breakout gameplay updated with refined control, and modern visual flourishes Power Up: Blast special bricks to pick up paddle-transforming power-ups a rail gun, explosive balls, missile launchers, and more Challenge: Compete in a series of 50 challenges designed to put even the most seasoned players to the test Compete: Reach the top of global leaderboards for arcade and individual challenge modes Bring a Friend: Play local co-op in every mode - breaking bricks is better together! Get in the Groove: Rock out to an original score by Megan McDuffee
Metascore:
65
User Score:
5.0
Grapple Dog

Grapple Dog

Platform: Switch
February 10, 2022
Jump, Swing and Zip your way through colourful worlds and exciting challenges in this unique 2D action-platformer! Master the power of the Grapple on your adventure to save the world.
Metascore:
76
User Score:
7.5
GetsuFumaDen: Undying Moon

GetsuFumaDen: Undying Moon

Platform: Switch
February 9, 2022
GetsuFumaDen: Undying Moon combines intense roguelite hack-and-slash action with a stunning dark fantasy world, brought to life through the stroke of traditional Japanese art. As the chosen leader and guardian of the land of the living, wield the otherworldy arsenal and powers of the Getsu clan as you descend deeper into the depths of Hell to eradicate the source of the cataclysm.
Metascore:
65
User Score:
6.1
OlliOlli World

OlliOlli World

Platform: Switch
February 8, 2022
OlliOlli World is a bold new skateboarding action-platformer that’s bursting with personality. Flip and flow through the vivid and vibrant world of Radlandia, meeting colorful characters as you grind, trick, and air your way to discover the mystical skate gods on your quest for Gnarvana. Traverse a delightful and weird world as you take on missions, challenges, and make new friends along the way. Customize your character’s looks, tricks, and style while you experience explorable levels with multiple paths that provide an array of opportunities for player expression. Challenge the world in Leagues or dare a friend to beat your best tricks on one of millions of sharable levels. Experience the accessibility, depth, and player freedom as you dive into the signature flow state gameplay of OlliOlli World. OlliOlli World marks the third entry in the critically-acclaimed OlliOlli series from Roll7, the BAFTA and multi-award-winning independent studio. Key Features: • Welcome to Radlandia!: Take a trip across a lush skateboarding utopia that is filled to the brim with eccentric characters and vibrant locations that are begging to be explored. Find your grind in Inflatable Alley or blaze down Los Vulgas to discover new paths, fresh side quests, rad rewards, and epic trick opportunities. All perfectly complemented by a hand-picked compilation of IDM and Electronica tracks. • Play at your level: Super tight controls combine with highly refined gameplay to ensure a silky smooth ride. Not a Pro? Don’t worry – OlliOlli World welcomes you with open arms, allowing new players to tear down streets and pull off sick method grabs without fear of faceplanting the curb. Think you’ve got what it takes? Achieve mastery through millions of unique levels in sandbox mode or compete against rivals around the globe in leagues with a hugely deep combo system with over 100 moves to master and combine in your battle for the highest score. • Freedom of expression: Cruise through Radlandia's epic skate-haven and prove your skills to unlock special rewards that let you customize your character’s looks, tricks and style. Want to skate in your flip flops… go for it. Want to wear a bumble bee onesie …ok then… no judgement. In OlliOlli World as long as you’re on board anything goes!
Metascore:
87
User Score:
7.2
Swords & Bones

Swords & Bones

Platform: Switch
February 4, 2022
Swords & Bones inherits the spirit of the great 16-bit classics from the 80s and 90s, enriching the game experience with modern mechanics! Undead hordes and demons await you in this epic adventure! Fight through scenarios filled to the brim with monsters, skeletons, and traps. Earn coins to buy power-ups, and collect every Heroes' Trophy to obtain an extra challenge. Face a compelling adventure in a dark-tinted fantasy setting, inspired by timeless classics as Ghosts 'n Goblins and Castlevania!
Metascore:
57
User Score:
tbd
Broken Blades

Broken Blades

Platform: Switch
January 29, 2022
Broken Blades is a platform, 2D action game with beautiful, fairy-tale graphics, in which we struggle with hordes of monsters and powerful bosses. Our hero is armed with a sword that can be improved as the game progresses by gaining randomly generated magic shards. The appearance and power of the upgrade will depend on the types of shards you find on your way. All locations in the game are randomly generated, so each game has a completely different layout of corridors. Discover and explore all nooks and crannies to get upgrades that will help you fight bosses.
Metascore:
49
User Score:
tbd
Record of Lodoss War: Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth

Record of Lodoss War: Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth

Platform: Switch
January 28, 2022
Deedlit awakens suddenly in a mysterious, unknown place. Where am I? Why am I here? With nobody around to respond, her questions are met with only silence. Seeking answers, Deed eventually sets off on foot, alone... Record of Lodoss War-Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth is a 2D action adventure game based on Record of Lodoss War. Immerse yourself in the gorgeous pixel animations, use a variety of weapons and the power of elemental spirits on your journey to solve the arcane mysteries of the labyrinth.
Metascore:
83
User Score:
7.3
Gunvolt Chronicles: Luminous Avenger iX 2

Gunvolt Chronicles: Luminous Avenger iX 2

Platform: Switch
January 27, 2022
Get ready to break into the new apeX of 2D action. Copen and Lola are back in Gunvolt Chronicles: Luminous Avenger iX 2!
Metascore:
77
User Score:
6.4
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