With the upcoming release of Nintendo’s newest system, the Switch, we put together a list of all the available physical retail games that will be launching alongside the system and shortly thereafter. What will you be picking up with your Switch?
The Legend of Zelda – Breath of the Wild: Forget everything you know about The Legend of Zelda games. Step into a world of discovery, exploration, and adventure in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, a boundary-breaking new game in the acclaimed series. Travel across vast fields, through forests, and to mountain peaks as you discover what has become of the kingdom of Hyrule In this stunning Open-Air Adventure. Now on Nintendo Switch, your journey is freer and more open than ever. Take your system anywhere, and adventure as Link any way you like.
1-2-Switch: Throw an impromptu party anywhere with anyone thanks to a new play style in which players look at each other – not the screen! Bring the action and fun into the real world as you face off in wild-west duels, cow-milking competitions, a copycat dance-off, and more. Each game takes advantage of the Joy-Con controller features of the Nintendo Switch system in different ways. While the action unfolds off- screen, the audience watches the players themselves instead of the screen. That makes it as hilarious to watch as it is to play – an instant party amplifier!
Just Dance 2017: Gather your friends and family, the newest installment of the world’s most popular dance game is here! Bust a move and get down with the hottest songs of the year, including new and classic tracks like “Into You” by Ariana Grande, “Watch Me (Whip/ Nae Nae)” by Silentó, “Cheap Thrills” by Sia Ft. Sean Paul, “Lean On” by Major Lazer Ft. MØ & DJ Snake, “Can’t Feel My Face” by The Weeknd, “Sorry” by Justin Bieber, and many more! Your favorite game modes are back, so you can play with friends, connect with people around the world, and have fun working out. Whether you love pop music, want to cut a rug in style, or want to enjoy a great game for families, you have to get Just Dance 2017.
Super Bomberman R: Bomberman, the iconic party-battle game, is returning as “SUPER BOMBERMAN R” on the Nintendo Switch and will be released alongside the launch of the new system for home and on-the-go fun! Dive into the simple yet addictive gameplay In SUPER BOMBERMAN R by controlling the main character, placing bombs, and battling enemies and rivals with a modern visual style including 3D stages and photo-realistic graphics.
The Blinding of Issac – Afterbirth+ (March 17): A randomly generated action-shooter with heavy RPG and roguelike elements. Following Isaac on his journey players will find bizarre treasures that change Isaac’s form giving him super human abilities and enabling him to fight off droves of mysterious creatures, discover secrets, and fight his way to safety.
Has Been Hero (March 28): A roguelike action game featuring a band of heroes on a quest to escort the King’s twin princesses to magic Academy. The game combines strategy and action into a mix where you control three characters and focus on combining spells and items for devastating combo effects! New characters are unlocked during the course of the game. The new heroes are each unique with custom attributes and a set of different starting items/spells that give the player an edge in combat – or a vulnerability.
Puyo Puyo Tetris (April 25): Two puzzle game juggernauts collide as Tetris, one of the largest-selling and recognized brands in gaming history, and Puyo Puyo from SEGA have combined to create a fun-to-play, fast-paced, competitive party game like no other! Up to 4 players will get to choose whether to play the classic Tetris or Puyo modes to compete against each other, or they can try any of the game’s inventive fusion modes, including one where players have to master both Puyo Puyo AND Tetris together! And whether it’s trying to top the online leaderboards of worldwide competition or just being the best player on your couch, Puyo Puyo Tetris is chock full of puzzle action!
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (April 28): Hit the road with the definitive version of Mario Kart 8 and play anytime, anywhere! Race your friends or battle them in a revised battle mode on new and returning battle courses. Play locally in up to 4-player multiplayer in 1080p while playing in TV Mode. Every track from the Wii U version, including DLC, makes a glorious return. Plus, the Inklings appear as all-new guest characters, along with returning favorites, such as King Boo, Dry Bones, and Bowser Jr.!