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This week’s lineup of new Nintendo Switch releases includes Animal Crossing: New Horizons and a classic Nintendo 64 shooter.

Given current events, escaping to a remote island is rather tempting, even if it is under the iron rule of Tom Nook.

Animal Crossing: New Horizons brings some welcome sunshine to the Switch in what is a significant evolution for the series. There’s a bucketful of new features to explore, the most exciting of which is the ability to terraform your new habitat. If things don’t get too fiddly, and the easy-going charm of the franchise remains intact, this could be the perfect game for troubled times.

Unlike the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, the Switch isn’t getting Doom Eternal this week. In the meantime, an updated and expanded port of Doom 64 should just about satisfy our hellish desires. We’re also hopeful that the much-touted R.B.I. Baseball 20 finally gives the Nintendo Switch the baseball game it deserves.

Other new games include cult action platformer La-Mulana (and its sequel) and off-road racing game, Overpass. Exit the Gungeon and Sky Racket are also surprise releases from this week’s Indie World live stream.

Here is this week’s lineup of new Nintendo Switch games.

Nintendo Switch releases – March 16-20, 2020

Monday, March 16, 2020

  • Deep Diving Adventures
  • This Strange Realm Of Mine
  • Super Bit Blaster XL

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

  • Exit the Gungeon
  • Hell Warders
  • Knight Swap
  • La-Mulana
  • La-Mulana 2
  • Overpass
  • R.B.I. Baseball 20
  • Sky Racket

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

  • Explosive Jake
  • Top Speed: Drag & Fast Racing

Thursday, March 19, 2020

  • Beyond Enemy Lines: Essentials
  • Dezatopia
  • Factotum 90
  • Ghost Sweeper
  • Indie Puzzle Bundle Vol. 1
  • Ittle Dew 2+
  • Nerdbook Bundle Vol. 1
  • SeaBed
  • The Secret Order: Shadow Breach
  • Silent World

Friday, March 20, 2020

  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons
  • Diabolic
  • Doom 64
  • Lust for Darkness: Dawn Edition
  • Mist Hunter
  • Pooplers
  • Quell Memento

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