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Nintendo Switch releases for February 20-25, 2022, a Zelda classic returns

This week’s new Nintendo Switch releases include Sol Cresta, Puzzle & Dragons, and The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask.

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This week’s new Nintendo Switch releases include Sol Cresta, Puzzle & Dragons, and The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask.

The Puzzle & Dragons series has never quite been the phenomenon in the West that it is in Japan. The Nintendo 3DS edition, for example, required assistance from Super Mario to drum up interest.

Puzzle & Dragons Nintendo Switch Edition is a faithful adaptation of the original game and is fully playable in docked and handheld modes. It’s a fun puzzler and available at a reasonable price, although it does feature microtransactions.

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Sol Cresta is the first entry in PlatinumGames’ Neo-Classic Arcade series. The vertically scrolling sci-fi shoot ’em up began as an April Fools joke in 2020 – pitched as a follow-up to the classic Moon Cresta and Terra Cresta – before being confirmed as a real game last year. Quality vertically shmups are in short supply these days, so we hope Sol Cresta lives up to the franchise’s heritage.

Other Nintendo Switch releases include Atelier Sophie 2: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Dream and Never Alone Arctic Collection. Nintendo 64 classic The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask will also be available to Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack subscribers.

We’ll top up this list with any late additions throughout the week.

Nintendo Switch releases: February 20-25, 2022

Sunday, February 20, 2022

  • Puzzle & Dragons Nintendo Switch Edition

Monday, February 21, 2022

  • TBC

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

  • Monark
  • Sol Cresta

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

  • Edge of Eternity (Cloud Version)
  • Explosive Candy World
  • For The Warp

Thursday, February 24, 2022

  • 15 in 1 Solotaire
  • 88 Antartica
  • Amazing Machines
  • An American Werewolf in LA
  • An NPC’s Odyssey
  • Autobahn Police Simulator 2
  • The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask (NSO)
  • Never Alone Arctic Collection
  • To the Top, Mammoth!
  • Variable Barricade
  • Who is Zombie

Friday, February 25, 2022

  • #1 Anagrams Sudokus Bundle
  • Aeternum Quest
  • Ammo Pigs
  • Atelier Sophie 2: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Dream
  • Flip the Buddy
  • Moto Roader MC
  • One Gun Guy
  • Plunder’s Adventures
  • Wall of Insanity

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