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Downward Enhanced trailer

Downward Enhanced came to Switch this week, and we have a new launch trailer for the game. It provides a final look at the first-person open-world parkour based platform adventure.

Here’s some information about it via the eShop listing:

The countdown for Shin Megami Tensei V: Vengeance continues, and Dormath has now been highlighted as another demon video. In terms of mainline game appearances, it’s fairly new having first shown up in Shin Megami Tensei IV on 3DS. 

The Smurfs Village Party gameplay

With The Smurfs: Village Party seeing its release on Switch this week, a new round of gameplay is available. A bunch of different mini-games are showcased here.

If you’re interested in learning more about the title, check out the following overview:

Listings on the eShops provide file sizes for a bunch of Switch games. These include Frogun Encore, Echo Generation, and more.

Here’s the full roundup:

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Mario Rabbids Kingdom Battle E3 Miyamoto

Many would say that the official announcement of Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle will go down as one of the best E3 reveals. There was a lot of skepticism going into the show (and early leaks didn’t help), but Ubisoft quickly eased concerns about these two franchises coming together.

Ubisoft started out its Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle E3 segment by bringing Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto to the stage as a surprise appearance, who talked a bit about the game. He also had some fun with Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot – the two wielded Blasters and put a lighthearted spin on the announcement. That was a good moment, but it was actually something Nintendo was hesitant to do, feeling it should be “more serious” according to Leon Winkler, who’s been running Ubisoft’s E3 shows.

Sonic remastered

The Sonic series has already been remastered a couple of times with Sonic Colors and the upcoming Sonic x Shadow Generations, but it seems that SEGA may not stop there.

Sonic Team’s Takashi Iizuka recently spoke about what could come next in an interview with IGN. He noted that 

Metal Suits

Today, Eggtart announced plans to put Metal Suits: Counter Attack on Switch. Right now the game is targeting a Q4 2024 launch.

Metal Suits is a side-scrolling run-and-gun action game that takes place in the future. You’ll take on the role of Kevin, who was previously a war hero, but time has passed him by and he’s almost lost everything – including most of his body. He’s now reborn as a cyborg and seeking revenge.

For more information about what’s included, read the following overview:

Farlands

JanduSoft has announced Farlands, and it’s coming to Switch. We’ll be seeing it on Nintendo’s platform in 2025.

Farlands offers a mix of sim and management elements. After buying a planet on the cheap, you’ll look to restore it. You’ll also be able to explore the solar system and more.

Further details can be found in the following overview:

Dredge Iron Rig DLC release date

A release date has come in for Dredge‘s next round of DLC, The Iron Rig. Switch and other platforms will be receiving it on August 15, 2024.

Everything you need to know about the DLC can be found in the following overview:

Nikoderiko: The Magical World

Nikoderiko: The Magical World, another side-scrolling platformer, has been announced for Switch release. It’s launching in late 2024.

This one comes from publisher Knights Peak and developer Vea Games. Niko and Luna discover a relic on a magical island, only for it to be taken away – and now the two must save the island and its tribes as they look to take down the Cobring army. 

Here’s an official overview:


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