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IT’S ANOTHER NEW RELEASE WEEK ON THE eSHOP GLITCHES!
We’re about halfway through the summer and the Switch has no signs of slowing down. Every week is another batch of fresh indie goodness! This week is already looking good with games like Neon Abyss, Pangeon, #Funtime, Neversong, the list goes on! Not to mention Paper Mario: The Origami King! So, let’s get things started! Here’s this week’s all new Switch Roundup!
Neon Abyss is a frantic, roguelike action-platformer where you run ‘n’ gun your way into the Abyss as part of the Hades formed ‘Grim Squad’. Featuring unlimited item synergies and a unique dungeon evolution system, each run diversifies the experience and every choice alters the ruleset. Get ready to unleash hell!
Your farming life begins in Mineral Town, a charming village surrounded by nature. You’ve returned after many years to restore your late grandfather’s farm to its former glory. Care for crops, livestock, and more as your very own story of seasons unfolds.
In a world contaminated with toxic fungi, a discarded maintenance robot finds a lone human girl among the discarded junk in a scrapyard. To ensure her survival, the robot and a decommissioned AI known as factoryAI must create a refuge for her within a terrarium.
Pangeon is a single player roguelike inspired by dungeon crawler classics. Dive right into a dungeon on a suicide mission to kill all the monsters. Fight your way through to the bottom of the so-called Pangeon – an organization located in a dungeon that we know very little about (well, except the fact it contains something that has the potential to destroy the entire planet Earth) – eliminate the evil, and save the World from a potential tragedy.
REZ PLZ is a pixel art puzzle platformer with a new twist on co-op and single player gameplay: Kill your brother to solve puzzles and conquer dungeons. Join apprentice wizard brothers Arcan and Zeph as they fight the forces of Dark Arcanum armed with little more than the Resurrection Scroll, a tool they can use to bring each other back to life. As you progress, you will unlock new spells that grant diverse abilities to conquer the increasingly difficult challenges ahead.
WHO’S THE BOSS? It’s finally you! One big, bad, player-controlled Boss goes against a team of Vikings, each with special abilities. Enter BOSSGARD, a hectic 1v2, 1v3, up to 1v5 bossfight multiplayer game in which you get to crush your friends as THE BOSS. You can also fight in viking vs viking FFA or TDM formats.
#Funtime is an explosive twin-stick shooter where shooting isn’t your only weapon. #Funtime combines traditional twin-stick shooting with a unique coloring mechanic. Earn bonus points by coloring the playing field and exploding enemies that cross your path. Persistent ship upgrades allow for lengthier runs filled with even more mayhem. Fast and fun gameplay will have you coming back again and again.
Get your super spoons ready and whack those crazy rabbits into saucepans to free the space chefs – but think fast or the bunnies will attack! Featuring bite-sized pick-up-and-play action, fast-paced whack-a-rabbit gameplay, scintillating puzzles, super-sized boss fights, juicy pixel graphics and a sizzling soundtrack, Radical Rabbit Stew is a hare-raising action-arcade puzzle game perfect for new players and 16-bit retro fans alike.
Eight beautiful maidens are under threat of alien attack. Their lives and the fate of the world now rest in your hands. In this simple yet rewarding shoot’em up, take command of multiple ship types, each balanced for a different play style, and blast away clothing that’s been deeply infected by a deadly virus. Evade and destroy enemies as they feverishly work against you, team up in multiplayer or bravely battle alone, save the girl of your dreams and perhaps even unlock a convenient one-finger mode.
Never Breakup is a relaxing family game for two players. Play with your friends, lover, or even parents—it is tons of fun for both young and old alike. Players are transformed into ball-shaped animals and then bound together with an elastic rope. It is time for you to test your bond. You will face obstacles and puzzles that will test your skill, cooperation and coordination!
It’s year 2111. The world is ruled by technocorporations. Their experiments have long exceeded all norms of ethics.
You play the role of an agent of a secret agency ATD. In a world dominated by technocorporations, only one rule applies: hack or you will be hacked. Your goal is to stop the secret project The Dome Ltd, which can lead humanity to the edge of self-destruction. Become a spy in sci-fi game with elements of stealth and tactical games.
It has been years since brave Mina Lockheart defeated Lord Strix. But dark shadows are rising once again! Spirits are restless! For he has awaken! Evil Lord Strix is breeding a new army to enslave all creatures from the Dragon Mountains!
It is once again up to Mina and her best friend spirit Malik to travel to distant parts of the world and find clues how to open the passage to a hidden wasteland – Lord Strix’s lair. Meet different characters along your journey, help them and have them help you. Search and discover new places, but hurry! Lord Strix gets stronger by the minute!
You’re an investigative journalist who is “hungry” for a flashy news story. You heard the news of one caretaker in this industrial facility who has gone insane and killed all of his co-workers. Now, the urban legend is that this “caretaker” has returned to this industrial facility and people has seen this “monster back to life”. You want to uncover this myth. You are hungry for truth and maybe this caretaker is hungry for something else.
We should talk is a short-form narrative game that will make you think carefully about the words you choose. Can your relationship survive the night? Using a unique narrative choice mechanic, players craft sentences in response to the in-game characters in We should talk. Through this careful choice of words, players express themselves as they discuss ongoing problems about life and romance with their in-game partner over text messages, while also chatting with friends and strangers at their favorite local bar about what’s on their mind. The combination of words they choose impacts the conversations they have, how genuinely they can connect with their partner, and whether their relationship can survive the night.
Upon waking from a coma, Peet’s girlfriend is nowhere to be found. Investigate the screams coming from the heart of Neverwood, the increasingly bizarre behavior of the zombie grownups, and the strange truth about Peet’s past in this hauntingly dreamlike fable.
Join Bo & Kikki for single-player or multiplayer fun anytime! Take on this family-friendly, vertical scrolling adventure with up to three friends as you try to save the Starlits and recover all the stars taken by Nuru. Comes with all suits including Unicorn, Dino and Dragon Golden Suit as playable characters! Three games in one, for triple the fun! Simple, straightforward controls, optimized for younger and less-experienced players, make this a perfect choice for anyone looking to introduce their family to the wonderful world of Starlit. For multiplayer, all a player needs is a Joy-Con, so two people can team up right out of the box! Tackle 144 platforming courses in the two main game modes: Story and Challenges! Enjoy extra replayability with the game mode Infinite Tower!
Take control of the most technologically advanced army in the Imperium – The Adeptus Mechanicus in this critically acclaimed turn-based tactical game. Your every decision will shape the missions ahead and ultimately decide the fate of the troops under your command in over 50 hand-crafted missions, including the amazing Heretek DLC missions. Choose your path carefully – the Imperium depends on it.
The kingdom has been ravaged by an origami menace! Join Mario and his new partner, Olivia, as they battle evil Folded Soldiers, repair the damaged landscape, and try to free Princess Peach’s castle from the clutches of King Olly in this comedy-filled adventure, only on the Nintendo Switch™ system. Mario and Luigi receive an invitation from Princess Peach to attend an origami festival and excitedly hurry to Toad Town…but something’s amiss. After investigating the eerily empty town, the duo finds a fearsome (and folded) Princess Peach—she’s been turned into origami by King Olly, ruler of the Origami Kingdom! With five giant streamers under his control, King Olly binds Princess Peach’s Castle and transports it to a distant mountain as part of his plan to re-fold the world.
Engaging pixel adventure game with RPG elements, gameplay that’ll get you hooked for hours. You wake up in an underground laboratory, free again after a horrific accident
Ultra Hat Dimension is a puzzle game about adorable hats and people getting punched for wearing them. The catch is that the player can’t punch anyone; instead, they must use the power of hats to convince others to do the punching for them. Find and defeat the Spluff responsible for all this chaos!
CONGRATS TO ALL THE DEVELOPERS AND THEIR TEAMS THAT RELEASED A NEW GAME THIS WEEK!
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