It’s another exciting week for RPG fans with two eagerly anticipated games released on Nintendo Switch.
It’s somewhat baffling that Persona 5 still hasn’t come to the Nintendo Switch. We can only assume that Sony has Atlus in a contractual stranglehold. Action RPG Persona 5 Strikers is no replacement, but it’s a welcome addition to the Switch library nonetheless.
Taking place after the events of Persona 5, the game follows Joker and friends on a journey across Japan to solve a series of strange events. It’s an appropriately stylish spin-off, but to make the most of it, knowledge of the franchise and an appreciation for Dynasty Warriors-style gameplay is a must.
More traditional RPG mechanics are on offer in Bravely Default II from Claytechworks and Square Enix. The game features a brand new cast of characters and setting, plus a refreshed take on the Brave Point battle system. If you want to try before you buy, the excellent Nintendo eShop demo features around five-hours of gameplay.
Other new releases include narrative-driven exploration game Aery – A Journey Beyond Time and sci-fi action RPG, Hellpoint.
Here’s the full lineup of this week’s Nintendo Switch games. We’ll update this page throughout the week with any late arrivals.
Nintendo Switch releases: February 22-26, 2021
Monday, February 22, 2021
- Dry Drowning
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
- Curse of the Dead Gods
- Dynos & Ghosts
- Johnny Bonasera
- Persona 5 Strikers
- Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos
- Taxi Chaos
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
- Active Neurons 3 – Wonders Of The World
- Retrace: Memories of Death
Thursday, February 25, 2021
- Aery – A Journey Beyond Time
- Castle Kong
- Code: Realize ~Wintertide Miracles~
- Demon’s Rise – Lords of Chaos
- Forward to the Sky
- Ghosts ’n Goblins Resurrection
- Legal Dungeon
- Mike Dies
- Steam Prison
- Under Leaves
- Wrath: Aeon of Ruin
Friday, February 26, 2021
- Bravely Default II
- RetroMania Wrestling
- Baobabs Mausoleum Grindhouse Edition
- Dungeons & Bombs
- Horned Knight
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