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Nintendo Switch Online reveals new SNES / NES games for September 2020 update

Posted on September 15, 2020 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch eShop

Nintendo has announced a new set of games coming to Switch Online as part of an update for September 2020.

As far as the SNES games go, users can look forward to Donkey Kong Country 2, Mario’s Super Picross, and The Peace Keepers. S.C.A.T.: Special Cybernetic Attack Team is the lone NES addition.

Here’s a rundown of each game, along with a video:

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Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest p Kaptain K. Rool and his Kremlings have kidnapped Donkey Kong. Enter Diddy Kong and Dixie Kong, who are ready to brave the seas to save our hairy hero. Diddy Kong’s Cartwheel can sprint him across a distance, while Dixie Kong’s Helicopter Spin will let her float from high places. Play solo or with a friend in eight exciting worlds. All aboard, and let’s set sail!

Mario’s Super Picross – Use numbers as clues and chisel away squares to bring a hidden image to the surface, with Mario cheering you on as you progress through the game’s puzzles. You can get a friend in on the excavation too. Two chisels are better than one! This puzzle game launched on the Super Famicom™ system in 1995 and has never been released in the U.S. until now. You can view a video tutorial to help you dive into the game here.

The Peace Keepers – The DM Corp is responsible for a new string of troubling incidents. It’s up to Flynn and his crew to rise up and stop them. Progress through each stage by executing on the deep action gameplay and unleashing each character’s unique super attacks. The story changes based on the route you take!


S.C.A.T.: Special Cybernetic Attack Team – In the year 2029, Supreme Commander Vile Malmort and his army land on Earth, aiming for world domination. Your main objective is to send these alien invaders packing. Blast and fly through relentless enemies and bosses while collecting new weapons, speed boosts and life recoveries. Get ready, soldier. You’re Earth’s only hope.

And here’s a how to play video for Mario’s Super Picross:

All of these games go live on September 23.

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