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New Nintendo Switch releases (October 26-31, 2020)

The wonderful Pikmin 3 Deluxe headlines this week’s lineup of new Nintendo Switch eShop video game releases.



New Nintendo Switch eShop releases
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The wonderful Pikmin 3 Deluxe headlines this week’s lineup of new Nintendo Switch eShop video game releases.

We’ve been hoping for a Nintendo Switch port of Pikmin 3 for years now. Although it’s been a long time coming, anyone who played the Wii U original can confirm the game is worth the wait. Pikmin 3 is a masterclass of real-time strategy gameplay that is imbued with some Nintendo magic to make often niche genre accessible to players of all ages. The Deluxe reissue might not feature many technical upgrades, but the package includes all previously released DLC, and there’s some new story content to enjoy.

We’re also excited to play Ghostrunner, the new first-person slasher game from One More Level and 3D Realms. And we dearly hope that Cobra Kai: The Karate Kid Saga Continues can live up to the standard set by its unexpectedly entertaining source material. Fingers crossed on that one.


Other new Nintendo eShop releases include Oceanhorn 2: Knights of the Lost Realm, Legends of Ethernal, and Barbearian. Here’s the full lineup of confirmed new Switch games. We’ll update this post with any late additions throughout the week.

Update: October 27 – Ghostrunner has been delayed to November.

New Nintendo Switch releases: October 26-31, 2020

Monday, October 26, 2020

  • Gnome More War

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

  • The Blue Coats: North vs South
  • Carto
  • Cobra Kai: The Karate Kid Saga Continues (NA only)
  • Dungreed
  • Ghostrunner (Delayed)
  • Instant Chef Party
  • My Universe – Fashion Boutique
  • Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

  • Control: Ultimate Edition (Cloud Version)
  • Gibbous: A Cthulhu Adventure
  • Oceanhorn 2: Knights of the Lost Realm
  • No More Heroes
  • No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle
  • Part Time UFO
  • Poltergeist Crusader
  • Star99

Thursday, October 29, 2020

  • Barbearian
  • #Halloween, Super Puzzles Dream
  • Crimzon Clover – World EXplosion
  • De: Yabatanien
  • Diamond Girl – An Earnest Education in Love
  • Esports Life Tycoon
  • Red Rope: Don’t Fall Behind +
  • Super Puzzle Pack
  • Wallachia: Reign of Dracula
  • Who Wants to be a Millionaire
  • Yuppie Psycho: Executive Edition

Friday, October 30, 2020

  • The Angry Video Game Nerd I & II Deluxe
  • CASE 2: Animatronics Survival
  • Clea
  • Haunted: Poppy’s Nightmare
  • The Language of Love
  • Legends of Ethernal
  • Mad Rat Dead
  • Pikmin 3 Deluxe
  • Pixel Puzzle Makeout League
  • Slither Loop
  • Umihara Kawase BaZooKa!

Saturday, October 31, 2020

  • Freddy Fazbear’s Pizzeria Simulator

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