Another week, another Switch! Or rather, list – a list of all-new, all-fun games coming to the Nintendo Switch! The New Year is still only just beginning, and there are already more games that we can keep up with on the horizon. But that won’t stop us from coming back to give you the full rundown of what each new game brings to the table, which is why we’re back to go over this week’s ten fresh Switch releases and continue the train of seeing what 2022 has to offer for the console for a second week.
If you like lists like this and want to see what games started the New Year, be sure to check out our last list and see what you can find! And if you want to get them for different regions, we’ll show you how to do just that in a way that’s safe, easy, and cheap.
Without further ado, let’s countdown our picks for this week’s ten fresh Switch releases!
This week’s ten fresh Switch releases are:
- Picross S7 – $9.99/£8.99 (Jan 10)
- dweeMIXED: Thwee Pack – $19.99 (Jan 11)
- Aery-Dreamscape – $9.99 (Jan 13)
- Duel Princess – $24.99 (Jan 13)
- ASTRONEER – £23.74 (Jan 13)
- Eternal Radiance – $19.99/£15.29 (Jan 13)
- Nova-111 – $9.99/£8.99 (Jan 13)
- Hocus 2 – $4.99 (Jan 13)
- Headland – $19.99/£17.99 (Jan 13)
- Kansei: The Second Turn HD – $7.99 (Jan 14)
Picross S7 – $9.99/£8.99 (Jan 10)
The 7th installment in the S Series is finally arriving for Nintendo Switch. With a host of new features and improvements from previous entries, players new and old are sure to enjoy everything this new installment has to offer! With the addition of touchscreen compatibility for the first time in the series and the options to now “Touch Hold” or “Touch Toggle”, there are many new ways to take on the puzzle board. And with the ability to link play data from Picross S4, Picross S5, and Picross S6, players can gain access to three large 40×30 Extra puzzles, and Clip Picross piece puzzles can now be unlocked by completing Mega Picross puzzles in addition to Picross puzzles. There are 300 Picross and Mega Picross puzzles, 150 Clip Picross piece puzzles, 30 Color Picross puzzles, and 5 Extra puzzles, a grand total of 485 puzzles!
This is the best Picross yet, so keep a lookout for Picross S7 when it finally arrives on Nintendo Switch on January 10!
dweeMIXED: Thwee Pack – $19.99 (Jan 11)
Upon entering this strange dimension many, many years ago, magicdweedoo has proven to be relentless in his development and delivery of otherworldly experiences, and at last… they have all come together into a single, magnificent package: the dweeMIXED: Thwee Pack. In this collection of remastered underground indie gaming staples, dive into his wonderous, labyrinthine mind and discover treasures of gaming wonder unlike any other. Follow the tale of a world where time is running out, where angels are now demons and vice versa; uncover the mystery of the award-winning New Ice York to test your detective skills like never before, or unlock the sequel to the critically acclaimed Mealmate Classic to compete and create the most delicious edible being.
Whatever path awaits you, there is always more than may meet the eye. You do not just buy the dweeMIXED: Thwee Pack – you experience it. Experience on January 11.
Aery-Dreamscape – $9.99 (Jan 13)
Immerse yourself into a fantastical world of imagination in Aery – Dreamscape. Play as a bird-like spirit who can enter the minds of other people in order to explore their thoughts, secrets, and imagination, with each person holding their own imaginary world. These words represent the thoughts, fears, and ambitions of the person in question, mostly in an abstract way. You must find the necessary memory shards to advance the narrative and to get to know more about these people and their lives;
Fly through the beautiful and atmospheric landscapes in the unique world of Aery – Dreamscape, swooping onto Nintendo Switch on January 13!
Duel Princess – $24.99 (Jan 13)
In this side-scrolling tower defense game, lead your units to victory from your own castle as you attempt to capture that of your enemy Princess’ castle! Two royal rivals are duking it out to discover who’s truly the best one of all! With rogue-lite elements and plenty of ways to build new decks each time you play the story mode, the battle is never-ending – but only one princess can stand on top! And for all the men out there, there are also many sexy rewards to collect and enjoy.
Get ready for a royal battle royale in Duel Princess, launching on Nintendo Switch on January 13!
ASTRONEER – £23.74 (Jan 13)
Explore and reshape distant worlds in Astroneer! Set during the 25th century in the Intergalactic Age of Discovery, the story follows the Astroneers, who explore the frontiers of outer space and risk their lives to unearth rare discoveries and unlock the mysteries of the universe. Players must work together to build custom bases above or below ground, create vehicles to explore the solar system, and use the terrain to their advantage to create anything they can imagine, and imagination is key to seeking out and thriving on exciting planetary adventures! In Astroneer you can reshape the ground under your feet to survive on and explore carefully crafted planets, snap together components, build bases and vehicles, and play with up to 4 friends in online drop-in/drop-out co-op.
Discover the mysteries of the final frontier when Astroneer finally arrives on Nintendo Switch on January 13!
Inspired by classic action JRPGs, Eternal Radiance is an action role-playing game that tells the story of a young squire named Celeste as she embarks on a journey to prove herself worthy of becoming a true knight! Her quest takes her far from her home across the continent in pursuit of a thief whose actions stem from a much more sinister plot. As she travels across the continent with her companions Valana and Ruby, she’ll learn more about the world, its history, and the darkness that is soon to threaten it. Take on a variety of enemies with an exciting action combat system where you must plan every action and unleash powerful attacks vanquish yo foes, and explore a beautiful, pixelated world full of fields, towns, and dungeons. Embark on quests to strengthen and customize your party to your liking, and your relationships will grow!
The world of Eternal Radiance awaits you on the Nintendo Switch on January 13!
Pilot your trusty vessel through mysterious and foreign planets in Nova-111, an award-winning sci-fi-themed turn-based adventure. Your mission: fix space-time and search for the scientists lost in the aftermath of the Universe’s greatest experiment, aided only by your trusty (if somewhat sandwich-obsessed) guide! Activate 100% of your brain to solve mind-warping puzzles and engage in strategic battles with bizarre astrobiological creatures in a twisted environment where the turn-based and real-time world collide in three beautiful, distinct worlds. Protect yourself by collecting new abilities and upgrading your ship, and most importantly, never forget that your greatest weapon is always SCIENCE itself!
Save the universe in Nova-111, on sale for the Nintendo Switch on January 13!
Hocus 2 – $4.99 (Jan 13)
The story of hocus continues in this new, even more, complex sequence. This time, everything is dynamic, with new mechanics and illusion combinations to create many creative solving possibilities. With over 85 hand-crafted creative levels so far and 9 different mechanics to utilize, this world of hocus is even better than before.
See what all you can do when hocus 2 arrives on Nintendo Switch on January 13.
Headland is a fantastical, imaginary world filled with color, silly creatures, and the beauty of imagination. But, a sinister outside force threatens to steal the wonder from the land, and the only thing that can stand in its way is… you! Play as the young but brave boy Nor and embark on an action-filled adventure to help him rebuild the Imagination Core and save the Headland! Explore each colorful island to battle against an imaginative cast of monsters and level up your powers, collecting blueprints and expanding your arsenal to take down the dark forces that threaten the peace!
Will you be able to save your world – or is it all in your imagination? Find out when Headland arrives on Nintendo Switch on January 13!
Kansei: The Second Turn HD – $7.99 (Jan 14)
A teenager with the ability to relive the death of any corpse he touches finds himself tangled in another murder case when the owner of a high-profile corporation dies under mysterious circumstances. This time, however, he’s forced to team up with a group of kids with abilities just as strange as his own… but they are more dangerous than the very killer they’re hunting. Interrogate suspects, explore the house of the wealthy deceased, and unearth the secrets of others while you try to keep your own hidden in this continuation of the visual novel series, now remastered for the Nintendo Switch.
Kansei: The Second Turn HD arrives on January 14.
And those were our picks for this week’s ten fresh Switch releases! 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!