Shovel Knight: Pocket Dungeon and Chicory: A Colorful Tale headline this week’s lineup of new Nintendo Switch eShop releases.
Apart from the release of Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl, it’s been a relatively quiet period for top-tier Nintendo Switch games. Thankfully, some excellent Indies have filled the void.
That continues this week with the release Shovel Knight: Pocket Dungeon, a new spin-off from Yacht Club’s acclaimed retro platformer. The game is pitched as a homage to 90s era drop-puzzle games with added roguelike and dungeon crawler elements. Sounds like a win to us.
Speaking of retro games, Atari (or the company that currently uses that name) is back with a new version of an arcade classic. Asteroids: Recharged gets an HD makeover, and although we’re not convinced by Geometry Wars-style visuals, we’re excited to hear the soundtrack from composer Megan McDuffee.
This week’s other Nintendo Switch releases include Omno, Record of Lodoss War: Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth, and Clockwork Aquario. We’ll add to this list throughout the week with any latecomers.
Update: Dec 15, 2021 – We’ve added some surprise releases revealed on this week’s Nintendo Indie Showcase including Chicory: A Colorful Tale and Dungeon Munchies.
Nintendo Switch eShop releases: December 13-17, 2021
Monday, December 13, 2021
- My Universe: Doctors & Nurses
- Shovel Knight: Pocket Dungeon
Tuesday, December 14, 2021
- Always Collection
- Asteroids: Recharged
- Clockwork Aquario
- One Hand Clapping
- Gear.Club Unlimited 2 – Definitive Edition (TBC)
Wednesday, December 15, 2021
- Aeterna Noctis
- The Letter: A Horror Visual Novel
- Luigi’s Campsite
- Dungeon Munchies
- Let’s Play! Oink Games
- Chicory: A Colorful Tale
Thursday, December 16, 2021
- Arcade Archives Mirai Ninja
- Dinosaur Jigsaw Puzzles
- The Enigma Machine
- Hashihime of the Old Book Town append
- Love Pop!
- Murder Diaries 3 – Santa’s Trail of Blood
- Record of Lodoss War: Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth
- RTO 3
- Sakura Santa
- Trash Quest
Friday, December 17, 2021
- Aspire: Ina’s Tale
- Forgotten Hill Disillusion
- Him & Her 3
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