A slew of good games land on Switch this week, including the Super Mario RPG remake, a new Persona game, and of course the Bluey videogame.
🛍 Monday, November 13 — Sunday, November 19
It's a big, busy week on the Nintendo eShop this week as plenty of big games land on the Switch. We've got the likes of Hogwarts Legacy, Bluey: The Videogame, Persona 5 Tactica, a new Naruto game, and the remake of Super Mario RPG.
Super Mario RPG
Mario, Bowser, and Peach partner up to repair the wish-granting Star Road in this approachable role-playing adventure
Those are just some of the highlights — below you'll find the full list of over 30 upcoming Switch games, each with a short description and link out to more information.
Let's take a look at what games are coming to the Nintendo Switch this week.
🗓 Upcoming Nintendo Switch Games:
Monday, November 13
- 🎮 Spirittea — If you're a fan of the Ghibli movie Spirited Away then this one will be worth a look, as you're tasked with running a bathhouse for spirits.
- 📦 Super Crazy Rhythm Castle — I'd not heard of this multiplayer co-op rhythm-based adventure game from Konami before, but it looks equal parts interesting and chaotic.
Tuesday, November 14
- Astral Ascent — This is a fast-paced fantasy-themed 2D platformer roguelite, and it has two player support.
- 📦 Hogwarts Legacy — Of course there are probably far better places to play this one, but if you were really holding out for the Switch port, here it finally is. (Physical release)
- KarmaZoo — A unique looking indie platformer where being kind is the aim of the game. Get karma by helping out others online and working together.
Wednesday, November 15
- Castle Invasion: Throne Out — A basic cartoony looking castle defense game with 50 levels.
- Dream Town Island — This is another sim from the team at Kairosoft, and this time it's about building up your very own island town.
- Lily in Puzzle World — A budget-friendly 2D platformer meets puzzle game filled with single-screen challenges to beat.
- Prison City — This is a 2D side-scroller action game with plenty of retro appeal. It's set in alt-1997 in which Detroit is now a 'mega-prison'.
- The Last Faith — Described as an 'unholy alliance' of Metroidvania meets Soulslike. M for mature.
- 🎮 Turbo Shell — A fast-paced precision platformer game in which you play as an egg who has to break Smash-style targets.
- Zombies Rising Dawn — This looks like it's offering up a Plants Vs Zombies-style experience.
Thursday, November 16
- Adventure Tanks — A 3D cartoony tank battler.
- Astlibra Revision — This is a JPRG side-scroller with big 'god-like' boss battles. M for mature.
- Cats on Streets — A puzzler in which you have to find hidden cats in cities such as Tokyo, Paris and London.
- CometStriker DX — A 2D arcade space shooter.
- Low Story — A 2.5D side-scrolling action shooter.
- MechanixMind: IQ Puzzle Adventure — This is a puzzler with real-world physics — meaning you can approach a puzzle in countless ways.
- On Rusty Trails — You play as a robot named Elvis in this 'lightning-fast' platformer.
- Smoots Pinball — There are five tables to play on, and it has multiplayer.
- The Myth Seekers 2: The Sunken City — A fantasy-themed hidden object game.
- Until the Last Bullet — This is a rails-shooter that's set in an abandoned factory. It also has full motion video moments to tell the story. M for mature.
- 📦🎮Yohane the Parhelion: Blaze in the Deepblue — A 2D underwater Metroidvania action game.
Friday, November 17
- 📦 Bluey: The Videogame — If you have a Bluey fan in your house (like me) this is probably going to be an essential pick up. (Physical release)
- Call of Sniper Combat: WW2 — A rather basic looking sniper-based FPS - but looking at the screenshots it seemingly has nothing to do with WW2. Rated M for mature.
- Drag Racing Car Simulator — A 3D racing game.
- Grotto — A curious looking 'mystical, narrative-focused experience'. M for mature.
- 📦Naruto X Boruto Ultimate Ninja Storm Connections — This fighting game has loads of characters from the anime, and it tells the story of Naruto and Sasuke — including scenes from the show. (Physical release)
- 📦Persona 5 Tactica — A Phantom Thieves tactical RPG spin-off. This was also one of our Steam highlights for the month. (Physical release)
- Runnyk — This is a GBA-style 'mini-sized' 2D Metroidvania featuring viking mythology.
- 📦Super Mario RPG —A much loved SNES classic returns — you have to take down the Smithy gang on the Star Road in this refreshed 90s RPG. (Physical release)
- The Forest Quartet — This is a pretty nice looking musical-themed 3D narrative puzzler.
- The Smurfs: Learn and Play — Smurfs-based edutainment for kids.
- The Walking Dead: Destinies — Rick Grimes adventure, based on the show. Rated M for mature, because zombies.
All of the dates listed above are EU and US unless noted. A 📦 box emoji means a physical release is also available. A 🎮 controller emoji means there is a demo available on the eShop.
This release data is kindly sourced via Switch Scores.
This list of upcoming Nintendo Switch games first appeared in Issue 358 of Switch Weekly— Chris Brandrick's free Nintendo newsletter.