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New Nintendo Switch releases: 23-27 December, 2019

Here’s the lowdown on this week’s new eShop releases for the Nintendo Switch.



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Here’s the lowdown on this week’s lineup of new eShop releases for the Nintendo Switch.

Much of the world will be kicking back for the holidays this week, but the Nintendo eShop never closes. This week’s lineup of new releases includes more than 30 games, some arriving on Christmas Day. It also features that rarest of things, a new release for the Wii U.

In all honesty, it’s a week full of shrugs, but there a few decent games to note. Our pick is Demon’s Tilt, the occult-themed hack n’ slash pinball game you never knew you wanted. The game has received a great response on PC and looks like a perfect fit for the Switch. It’s definitely one for fans of TurboGrafx-16 classic, Devil’s Crush.


Another game making the jump from PC to console is XenoRaptor. It’s a chaotic bullet-hell shooter that has become a cult favourite since its release in 2014.

Other new releases include Hamster Corporation’s Arcade Archives VS. Balloon Fight, arena-based FPS Demon Pit, and strategy sequel, Warhammer Quest 2: The End Times.

And that Wii U game? It’s the long-delayed physics-puzzler, Drop It: Block Paradise.

Here’s the current lineup of confirmed new Nintendo Switch releases. We’ll update this list should things change.

New Nintendo Switch games: 23-27 December, 2019

Monday, December 23, 2019

  • Clumsy Rush
  • Crazy Zen Mini Golf
  • Demon’s Tilt
  • Dream Ball
  • Junior League Sports 3-in-1 Collection
  • Junior League Sports – Soccer
  • Junior League Sports – Ice Hockey
  • Junior League Sports – Basketball
  • Down to Hell
  • Mirror (EU)
  • Mushroom Quest
  • Princess Maker: Faery Tales Come True
  • Princess Maker: Go! Go! Princess
  • Regions of Ruin
  • Rescue Tale
  • Rush Rally 3
  • Sacred Stones
  • Warhamer Quest 2: The End Times

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

  • The Adventures of Elena Temple: Definitive Edition
  • Drawgeon: Dungeons of Ink and Paper
  • Funny Bunny Adventures

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

  • 8-Ball Pocket
  • Barbarous: Tavern of Emyr
  • Demon Pit
  • Drop It: Block Paradise (Wii U)
  • Oniken: Unstoppable Edition & Odallus: The Dark Call Collection
  • Sheep Patrol
  • Straimium Immortaly
  • Tamashii
  • XenoRaptor

Thursday, December 26, 2019

  • Akuto: Showdown
  • Gunma’s Ambition -You and me are Gunma-
  • Roll’d

Friday, December 27, 2019

  • Arcade Archives VS. Balloon Fight

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