There's over 30 games coming to the Nintendo Switch this week, including Trine 5, a new Samba de Amigo, and the much anticipated Sea of Stars.
🛍 Monday, August 28 — Sunday, September 3
Last week was a quieter than usual week on the Nintendo eShop, but we still saw the likes of Blasphemous 2 and Shotgun King land on Nintendo's hybrid. This week is a little busier with just over 30 games arriving on the Switch — including the superb looking Sea of Stars.
As ever, we've gone over all of the upcoming releases to bring you a quick cheat sheet for the week ahead. The list below has all of the upcoming Nintendo Switch games, along with a brief description of each, and a link out to more details (such as price, screenshots, trailers, etc).
This week's highlights include the aforementioned Sea of Stars, a new Samba de Amigo title, and Trine 5. Let's get to it...
🗓 Upcoming Nintendo Switch Games:
Monday, August 28
Tuesday, August 29
- 📦 Agatha Christie: Hercule Poirot: The London Case — Young Poirot in London adventure played from a 3D isometric view. (Physical release)
- Golf: Hole in One — A two dollar 3D golf game with 70 levels to take on.
- 📦🎮 Samba de Amigo: Party Central — SEGA's maracas shaking music rhythm game returns with 40 songs. (Physical release)
- 🎮 Sea of Stars — A lovely looking turn-based RPG - this is my highlight this week.
- Sphereout — A 3D take on Tetris, ala the 90s Tetrisphere.
Wednesday, August 30
- High Sea Saga DX — A Kairosoft 2D pixel sim about being a pirate.
- NecroBoy: Path to Evilship — 3D cel-shaded puzzle adventure game featuring a young necromancer aiming to 'become the greatest Lord of Evil'.
- 📦 The Bridge Curse: Road to Salvation — 3D first person 'asian horror' experience set on a college campus. M for mature. (Physical release.)
Thursday, August 31
- 1997 — Anime-style detective visual novel. M for mature.
- Baseball Club — A 3D arcade baseball game.
- Buggy Racer — Budget 3D racing game.
- Catlord — A Vampire Survivors style auto-shooter but with cats aplenty.
- Elasto Mania II — 2D long-distance racing sim.
- Eventide 2: Sorcerer's Mirror — Hidden object game.
- Gastro Force — Old-school style shooter ala DOOM.
- How 2 Escape — An asymmetrical puzzle escape-sim in which two players need to work together across multiple devices (Switch and smartphone).
- Jelly Fruits Adventure — Match three puzzler.
- 📦 Norn9: Last Era — Otome visual novel. (Physical release.)
- OU — A pen-drawn 2D adventure game that draws inspiration from fantasy children's literature.
- QUByte Classics: Gourmet Warriors — Surrealistic side-scrolling beat'em-up originally released in 1995.
- Taito Milestones 2 — A collection of 10 classic Taito arcade games, including the lovely 1988 platformer NewZealand Story.
- The Shape of Things — This puzzle game looks interesting — you solve a series of small 3D puzzles to find the original shape of things — inspired by the Rubik’s cube.
- Trapped in the Dim Mansion — Escape room mystery adventure set in a mansion.
- Trine 5: A Clockwork Conspiracy — 2.5D side-scrolling puzzle fantasy adventure series returns, with local and online co-op.
- Yakiniku Simulator — Grill some meat.
Friday, September 1
- Big Farm Story — A 3D farming sim.
- Otoko Cross: Pretty Boys Dropout! — 45 stage block puzzle game with otokonoko cast. M for mature.
- Ralph and the Blue Ball — A cute looking 2D hidden object game about a dog finding his toys.
- Rhapsody: Marl Kingdom Chronicles — Two 2D RPG's make their western debut in this bundle.
All of the dates listed above are EU and US unless noted. A 🎮 controller emoji means a demo is available, and a 📦 box emoji means a physical release is also available.
The release data seen above is kindly sourced via Switch Scores.
This list of upcoming Nintendo Switch games first appeared in Issue 347 of Switch Weekly— Chris Brandrick's free Nintendo newsletter.