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Upcoming Nintendo Switch Games!

By James Lau
February 21, 2024
A close up of a Nintendo Switch console.

Explore the upcoming Nintendo Switch games that are great for players of all ages! From action-packed adventures to strategic RPGs and musical journeys, there’s a game for every gamer! Prepare to explore exciting quests, solve puzzles, and experience adventures on your Nintendo Switch console!

Princess Peach: Showtime!

Princess Peach: Showtime! is an action-adventure game for the Nintendo Switch, coming out on March 22, 2024. The game features Peach as the main character after a decade. Not to mention, it promises to be a new experience for fans. The game’s trailer shows Peach teaming up with Stella, a guardian star. Their mission is to defeat the plans of the villains Grape and the Sour Bunch. The villains interrupt a play at the Sparkle Theater.

Cover art for "Princess Peach Showtime"
“Princess Peach: Showtime” is about saving the theater! Image via Inverse

This game will focus on Peach’s transformations, like Ninja Peach, Cowgirl Peach, and Detective Peach, each with their own abilities! With its single-player mode, there’s a lot to explore and fight! The game gives a new take on the Super Mario universe for long-time fans and newer players! Fans will get excited as they guide Princess Peach through her adventure to save the theater and defeat her foes!

Eastward: Octopia

Eastward: Octopia is a DLC expansion for the game Eastward, offering players a break from the main storyline with a farming simulation experience. Set in Octopia, players go on a journey to rebuild the community, grow crops, and build relationships with different characters. Players help Sam and John as they embark on a new adventure, transforming an abandoned amusement park into a thriving farming paradise.

Concept art from "Eastward: Octopia".
‘Eastward: Octopia” is a charming farming sim. Image via YouTube

The DLC has features like unlimited water for watering crops and automated planting, making farm chores more enjoyable. Eastward: Octopia‘s soundtrack, beautiful visuals, and gameplay stand out. Players can enjoy the daily tasks of tending crops, fishing, and upgrading their property! Eastward: Octopia is for series fans and newcomers looking for a relaxing gaming experience and is available now!

Mario vs. Donkey Kong

Mario vs. Donkey Kong debuts on the Nintendo Switch on February 16, 2024. It revives the classic rivalry between Mario and Donkey Kong. Players go on a puzzle-platforming adventure to find stolen Mini-Mario toys from Donkey Kong in this modern version of the Game Boy Advance classic. With updated visuals, enhanced gameplay, and improvements, the game offers an excellent experience for everyone!

Concept art from Mario vs. Donkey Kong.
Mario and Donkey Kon continue their feud in this upcoming title! Image via IGN

Players guide Mario through eight worlds of challenging levels, using colored switches to control platforms and mechanisms while dodging obstacles. The game features = bonus levels for extra lives and introduces a new difficulty mode! With co-op support for two players and a Time Attack mode for speedrunners, Mario vs. Donkey Kong promises to be full of fun and fresh challenges when it launches on the Nintendo Switch!

Shiren the Wanderer: The Mystery Dungeon of Serpentcoil Island

Shiren the Wanderer: The Mystery Dungeon of Serpentcoil Island celebrates the return of the classic mystery dungeon series after ten years! Launching at the end of February, the game combines the series’ dungeon-focused gameplay with exciting new elements. Players will meet familiar and new monsters, including aggressive elemental Ninjas and unique creatures like the baseball-loving Hoppin’ Batter.

Cover art of "Shiren the Wanderer".
“Shiren the Wanderer” is full of amazing dungeon crawls! Image via YouTube

Players can now transform monsters into Peach Bun items, using them to unlock special abilities. The game also has a user interface and gameplay improvements. These include expanded inventory, fast-travel shortcuts, and compact and Live Display modes for streamers. Shiren the Wanderer: The Mystery Dungeon of Serpentcoil Island will launch on February 27, 2024. The game features new monsters and Sacred Items, making it an exciting adventure.

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Unicorn Overlord

Unicorn Overlord celebrates the partnership between ATLUS and Vanillaware with a tactical RPG adventure! The game occurs in Fevrith, a land inhabited by various races, including humans, elves, and angels. As Alain leads the Liberation Army, players travel and recruit allies, rebuild towns, and prepare for epic battles. With unique characters to command, players must use strategy to overcome challenges!

A bunch of medieval characters from "Unicorn: Overlord".
“Unicorn: Overlord” is an epic fantasy tactical RPG! Image via ONE Esports

This title offers various gameplay options, including different difficulty levels for players of all skill levels. Additionally, the game features an online mode where players can engage in competitive battles against each other, adding a multiplayer element to the adventure. Scheduled for release on multiple platforms on March 8, 2024, Unicorn Overlord promises to deliver an unforgettable RPG experience for fans of the genre!

Snufkin: Melody of Moonminvalley

Snufkin: Melody of Moominvalley is a musical adventure game inspired by Tove Jansson’s beloved Moomin world. As the playful Snufkin, players go on a journey to restore harmony to Moominvalley, which has been upset by the appearance of grotesque parks. With the help of a trusty harmonica and quirky characters, players solve puzzles and discover the secrets of the valley while defeating the plans of the strict Park Keeper.

Concept art from "Snufkin: Melody of Moominvalley".
This is an open world game featuring puzzles with Moomin! Image via Eurogamer

The game also offers a playful experience, inviting players of all ages to explore the land of Moominvalley and interact with over 50 charming characters. Additionally, players uncover stories and quests like Tove Jansson’s work through gameplay and environmental puzzles. Accompanied by a beautiful soundtrack, this game will transport players to a world filled with wonder and adventure when it releases in March 2024.

Why should I try these upcoming Nintendo Switch games?

Whether you’re a fan of action-adventure, tactical RPGs, puzzle-platformers, or musical adventures, there’s something for everyone to enjoy! With stunning visuals, engaging gameplay mechanics, and beloved characters, these games will surely be a hit with players of all ages.

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Which upcoming Nintendo Switch games are you looking forward to? Image via Shutterstock

Get ready to enjoy yourself and start on these exciting journeys with these upcoming Nintendo Switch games! Are you looking forward to these games? Which one do you want to play the most? Let us know in the comments below!

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