So many games, so little time! It seems the train never ends when it comes to new games coming to the Nintendo Switch, so it’s a good thing we got you covered with the ten hottest Switch games for this week, and why you should add them to your collection! We’ll be covering a bunch of awesome titles today from platformers to stuff a little more out there, but if there’s anything that doesn’t catch your attention, why not check out our last list?
We’ll be going over titles available in both the US and the UK eShops, and in case you want them for cheaper, we got you covered on that front, too. Without further ado, let’s dive right in!
The ten ten most unique Switch games coming soon for this week:
- Dying Light: Platinum Edition – $49.99 (Oct 19)
- Angry Alligator – $26.99*/£24.29*(Oct 19)
- JARS – $14.99/£13.49 (Oct 20)
- BATS: Bloodsucker Anti-Terror Squad – $9.99/£7.69 (Oct 20)
- Spectacular Sparky – $14.99/£13.49 (Oct 20)
- Sheepo – $9.34*/£8.40* (Oct 20)
- Monomals – $16.99*/£12.74* (Oct 21)
- Evertried – $19.99/£15.09 (Oct 21)
- Howling Village: Echoes – $6.99/£4.99 (Oct 21)
- Reminiscence in the Night – $4.99/£4.99 (Oct 22)
Dying Light: Platinum Edition – $49.99 (Oct 19)
Experience the award-winning, open-world zombie survival game better and more intense than ever! Now you can enjoy the most definitive version of the acclaimed Dying Light game, featuring not only four DLCs and seventeen skin bundles, but a host of other features including gyro aiming, motion controls, HD Rumble vibrations, touchscreen support, local or online co-op, exclusive weapons, and so much more.
Pre-order Dying Light: Platinum Edition now and get ready to fight for your life!
Get ready for a swamptastic, jaw-chomping adventure in Angry Alligator! While you may start off as a small, baby gator without much power, you will soon grow to be the biggest, baddest reptile around. Eat everything that moves, and more, and more, and and more till you grow so big you can face any challenge that comes your way.
The fate of the swamp and all that reside within lies on your scaled shoulders! Horrible hoomans have taken over, and only you can scare them away! Use your wits, your jaws, and any goofy equipment you can find to change the swamp back to the fun, safe haven it once was.
Are you ready to see how big you can get? Then get your claws on Angry Alligator when it launches on Nintendo Switch on October 19!
Join Victor on a bizarre adventure deep into his family’s basement in JARS – a strategy game featuring puzzles and elements of tower defense, where you must break all the jars and protect the Sarcophagus! Command enormous and quirky minions and face off against dangerous nasties hidden in the shadows of the cellar, and answer some of its darkest mysteries. What shady secrets are buried under the house? Why are some pages in this mysterious book missing?
Find out and save the world in this strange but fun strategy title inspired by spooky and funny classics when JARS launches on Nintendo Switch on October 20!
Inspired by the coolest animated TV show you’ve definitely never seen, BATS stars Count Bloodvayne and the legendary Bloodsucker Anti-Terror Squad as they battle against the evil Scorpion Supreme and the ruthless terrorist organization, STING! (Syndicate for Terror and Illegal Non-Government)! Do you like GI Joe? A fan of over-the-top, arcade-style extravaganza with tons of action, gallons of blood, and precision gameplay that rewards your hardcore skills?
Then what the hell are you waiting for!? (Other than the release date) Get your hands on BATS: Bloodsucker Anti-Terror Squad when it crashes onto Nintendo Switch on October 20!
Get ready to blast baddies and make those bounties! Spectacular Sparky puts you in the paw of Sparky the rabbit, an adorable and insane intergalactic bounty hunter bent on earning his keep and destroying everything in his path to do so. He can dash through obstacles, fire his weapons in any direction, and even extend his jumps by flapping his long bunny-like ears and is always ready for the next adventure. Embark on a grand and exciting adventure inspired by 1990s video-game heroes as you fight through five worlds with over 24 different levels just full of baddies waiting to be blasted to smithereens!
Spectacular Sparky BLASTS onto Nintendo Switch on October 20, and you can pre-order it now!
In this quirky Metroidvania-style platformer, you play as a shape-shifting sheep-thing who must traverse an uncharted planet to collect samples of each living species. It’s your first day on the job at the intergalactic species database, and your first task is to visit an uncharted planet and save all its living creatures from extinction!
Unlike other Metroidvania, Sheepo contains no standard combat and instead focuses on platforming, exploration, and creature collection! Dig, fly, and teleport across interconnected series landscapes, uncovering hidden shrines, old ruins, and strange characters as you attempt to save every creature on the planet.
Are you up to the job? Find out when Sheepo descends onto Nintendo Switch on October 20!
Dive into a musical and colorful adventure in Monomals! The biggest music contest featuring some of the world’s best animal DJs is finally here! Armed with a big fishing rod and a plug, you can go fishing in deep, deep waters to help the DJs catch all of the Monomals and create your very own music in the MonoMaker! Choose your favorite animal DJ from a wide selection of cool characters, including Retro Rabbit, Funky Frog, Techno Tiger, Rocky Rhino, and MC Scratch! Explore 28 beautiful oceanic courses full of hazards and challenges, prepare for Arena Battles and catch tons of Monomals, and much, much more.
Pre-order Monomals now or get your hands on it when it arrives on Nintendo Switch October 21 and get ready to face the music!
The strategic modern indie classic and successful Kickstarter is finally coming to Nintendo Switch! In Evertried, every action the player takes dictates when enemy units move, meaning you’ll have to play fast and smart to guarantee victory in a free-flowing, turn-based action combat system. Alternate between moving, attacking, dashing, using skills, or luring enemies into hazards to gain the upper hand.
You will be able to overcome your enemies and exploit their weaknesses in your favor – or will they do the same to you? Find out when Evertried finally arrives on Nintendo Switch on October 21!
Experience the official game based on the breakthrough Japanese horror movie Howling Village, created by leading horror director Takashi Shimizu (The Grudge) and brilliant screenwriter Daisuke Hosaka (Sadako 2 3D)! “Have you heard of Inunaki village? It’s a cursed village that doesn’t appear on any map. If you dare to go there, you’ll never make it out alive!”
Legend has it that on the other side of the real-world location of Inunaki Tunnel in Kyushu lies the evilest, most haunted spot in Japan—a village where the law doesn’t apply, and all who enter have never returned. But is it really real? When her younger brother goes missing, Kaede has no choice but to put her faith in the myth, and while searching for him at the old Inunaki tunnel, she stumbles on a web of terror that defies belief.
Will you find your way out? Or will you perish like everyone else? Find out when Howling Village: Echoes arrives on Nintendo Switch on October 21!
You are trapped in your apartment and have no memory of who you are or how you got here. You have no memory of your past. As you try to escape into the outside world, you rapidly begin to understand that you must confront your traumas to remember all that happened, and to do this you must let your choices guide you. Interact freely with items in the apartment to invoke new scenes and memories and speak on the computer with your childhood friend, Sofia, to further the story, unraveling the truth as time goes on.
What happens next is in your hands. Will you uncover the truth? Find out when Reminiscence of the Night launches on Nintendo Switch on October 22.
And those were 10 of the hottest Switch games for this week! Thank you for stopping by Nintendo Link for all of your Switch release news and updates. What do you think of this week’s offerings? Will you be picking anything up? Let us know in the comments below!