After the crazy, surprise Direct Nintendo fed us this morning, there’s no telling what’s coming next from the big N!
However, for this week, we’re getting a platter of tasty new games coming at you, including beloved indy ports like The Escapists 2 and Super Meat Boy, as well as the latest from developer 10 Tons.
- Dragon Quest Builders – Demo Version – A free demo for the Dragon Quest Builders game is available today in Nintendo eShop for Nintendo Switch. Gather, craft, and build the kingdom of your dreams to restore the ruined world of Alefgard! As the legendary Builder, you’ll construct rooms, towns and defenses while fighting monsters. The full version of Dragon Quest Builders launches for Nintendo Switch on Feb. 9.
- Pokkén Tournament DX Battle Pack – The Battle Pack is now available for purchase in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch, and includes two Waves of Battle Pokémon and Support Pokémon Sets. Wave 1 of the Battle Pack contains Battle Pokémon Aegislash and a new Support Pokémon Set featuring Mega Rayquaza and Mimikyu. Aegislash can change between two formes, and players can wield them both. Wave 2 includes the new Battle Pokémon Blastoise and a new Support Pokémon Set featuring Mew and Celebi. Wave 1 will be available Jan. 31, and Wave 2 is scheduled for March 23. Both Waves of DLC are only available with purchase of the Battle Pack; they are not sold individually. Content will be available as it is released.
- InnerSpace – InnerSpace is an exploration flying game set in the Inverse, a world of inside-out planets with no horizons. Soar through ancient skies and abandoned oceans to discover the lost history of this fading realm, where gods still wander. Your greatest journey is within. InnerSpace launches on Jan. 16.
- Furi – Fight your way free in this ultra-responsive, fast-paced sword fighting and dual-stick shooting game. Feel the tension and adrenaline of one-on-one duels against deadly adversaries. You will need absolute focus and skill to defeat each of the guardians.
- ACA NEOGEO Art of Fighting 2 (eShop)
- Azkend 2: The World Beneath (eShop) – Available Jan. 12
- Brawl (eShop) – Available Jan. 12
- Draw a Stickman: EPIC 2 (eShop)
- Energy Balance (eShop)) – Available Jan. 16
- Energy Invasion (eShop)
- Forma.8 – Demo Version (eShop) – Available Jan. 12
- Gunhouse (eShop) – Available Jan. 15
- Moorhuhn Knights & Castles (eShop)
- The Escapists 2 (eShop)
- Nightmare Boy (eShop) – Available Jan. 16
- OF MICE AND SAND -REVISED- (eShop)
- Rally Racers (eShop)
- Super Meat Boy (eShop)
- Jolt: Family Robot Racer (eShop)
- Pokémon Crystal Version – When it launched in Japan 17 years ago, Pokémon Crystal introduced many new and exciting elements to the beloved Pokémon franchise. The game, an expanded version of the popular Pokémon Gold and Pokémon Silver games, was the first in the Pokémon franchise to allow players to choose between a boy or girl playable character, and also was the first game to introduce animations during Pokémon battles. And now, this 2D Nintendo eShop release invites you to explore the Johto region again – or for the first time. The Pokémon Crystal Version game is now available for pre-purchase in Nintendo eShop, with a launch date of Jan. 26.
- Operation COBRA (eShop)
What games are you looking forward to?