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Goetia 2 and Guild of Dungeoneering are among the lineup of new Nintendo Switch releases this week.

Goetia 2 shares the same conceit that makes its predecessor so interesting: it’s a point-and-click adventure, but you play as a g-g-g-g-g-ghost.

But where in the first Goetia your goal is to uncover the circumstances of your own death 40 years prior, in Goetia 2, you’re wandering round a gothic Venice trying to reunite your lost soul with your body, which is a much more pressing concern. Oh, and because you’re a ghost, you don’t have an inventory, which turns the point-and-click formula on its head somewhat.

If you’re interested in that, you’ll probably also be keen on Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong. It may not be Bloodlines 2 (the Cara Ellison-penned Vampire: The Masquerade sequel everyone’s really excited for) but any opportunity to spend time in that world is more than welcome.

Guild of Dungeoneering also gets a run-out on Nintendo Switch this week. It’s a classic dungeon crawler of sorts, but instead of playing the role of adventurer, you play as the dungeon. Specifically this is the Guild of Dungeoneering: Ultimate Edition, where the 2015 game was rebuilt, remastered, and featured plenty of welcome tweaks and improvements.

We’re also keen on They Always Run, a Flashback-esque space opera where you play an interplanetary bounty hunter. This one crept out of nowhere – we hadn’t heard of it before this week – but They Always Run looks like one to watch.

Keep an eye on this list through the week as the Nintendo Switch release schedule is prone to change.

New Nintendo Switch releases: May 16-21, 2022

Monday, May 16, 2022

  • TBC

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

  • Hidden Objects Collection Volume 2

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

  • Divination
  • Behind Closed Doors: A Developer’s Tale
  • Regular Factory: Escape Room

Thursday, May 19, 2022

  • Bad Writer
  • Deadcraft
  • The Future You’ve Been Dreaming Of
  • Goetia 2
  • Guild of Dungeoneering: Ultimate Edition
  • Snow Bros. Special
  • There Will Be No Turkey This Christmas
  • They Always Run
  • Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong

Friday, May 20, 2022

  • Ampersat
  • Cotton Fantasy
  • The Legend of the Dragonflame Highschool Collection
  • Puzzle Collection

Saturday, May 21, 2022

  • Galacticticon

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