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Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin headlines this week’s lineup of new Nintendo Switch eShop releases.

After many years spent nurturing a Western audience, Capcom’s Monster Hunter series is now a big deal. The franchise always had its fans, but the expansive and polished Monster Hunter: World opened it to a new audience, and this year’s Monster Hunter Rise gave Switch owners their own full-featured experience.

The first Monster Hunter Stories RPG spin-off came to the Nintendo 3DS five years ago and was pretty much ignored. I make no bones about saying I enjoyed it more than recent entries in the structurally similar Pokémon series. The sequel arrives on Switch this week and is almost guaranteed to be a hit. If it’s anything like the first game, it will be another RPG to savour.

Other new Nintendo Switch releases include Ys IX: Monstrum Nox, The Silver Case 2425, and a cloud version of Asobo Studio’s acclaimed survival stealth game, A Plague Tale: Innocence.

Here is the complete list of upcoming Nintendo Switch games. We’ll update this post throughout the week with any late additions.

Nintendo Switch eShop releases: July 4-10, 2021

Sunday, July 4, 2021

  • Super Archer

Monday, July 5, 2021

  • My Little Fruit Juice Booth
  • Rubix Roller

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

  • A Plague Tale: Innocence Cloud Edition
  • The Silver Case 2425
  • The Sisters – Party of the Year
  • Ys IX: Monstrum Nox (North America)

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

  • Blitz Breaker
  • Marbles Rush
  • Out of Line
  • Ruvato: Original Complex
  • Treachery in Beatdown City

Thursday, July 8, 2021

  • Arida Chronicle
  • Beauty Bounce
  • Boomerang X
  • Crash Drive 3
  • Heart of the Wood
  • Indigo 7 Quest of Love
  • Infinite Golf 2
  • Masagoro
  • Monument
  • My Maitê

Friday, July 9, 2021

  • Bai Qu: Hundreds of Melodies
  • Connect Bricks
  • Dogworld
  • Fantasy Cards
  • Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin
  • Shopping Mall Parking Lot
  • Ys IX: Monstrum Nox (Europe)

Sunday, July 10, 2021

  • Egg Up

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