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King of Fighters R-2

King of Fighters R-2, a fighting game from the Neo Geo Pocket Color era, was confirmed for Switch during the New Game+ Expo earlier this summer. It was originally expected sometime in July, though the month just went by without any updates from SNK.

The good news is that King of Fighters R-2 has actually just released – well, in Japan that is. It’s out now on the Japanese eShop, though we’re still waiting for the game in the west. It’s possible that we could end up seeing it in North America and Europe after the regular store update tomorrow.

Double Kick Heroes

Double Kick Heroes, a shoot ’em up and rhythm game hybrid, hits Switch next week. Find some early footage in the video below.

Double Kick Heroes is slated for August 13 on the Switch eShop.

Wintermoor Tactics Club

Publisher Versus Evil and developer EVC have set a release date for the tactical RPG Wintermoor Tactics Club. It’ll launch for Switch as an eShop download on September 10, the two sides confirmed today.

Here’s an overview of Wintermoor Tactics Club:

Circus Charlie is confirmed as this week’s Arcade Archives game on Switch. As for next week, the latest issue of Famitsu reveals that Hamster is preparing Super Punch-Out!!

Super Punch-Out!! came to arcades well before the SNES having debuted in 1984. The two versions are similar, but there are some differences such as the arcade version featuring a vertical monitor layout.

Super Punch-Out!! launches for Switch worldwide on August 14.

9 Monkeys of Shaolin

More than two years after it was announced and following delays, 9 Monkeys of Shaolin has received a final release date. The game will launch on October 16 both physically and digitally.

Here’s a trailer:

Pikmin 3 Deluxe

Nintendo has revealed the boxart for Pikmin 3 Deluxe, which we have above. The North American version is on the left and the European one is on the right. Obviously the two are pretty much identical outside of the classification tags.

Pikmin 3 Deluxe launches for Switch on October 30.


Gleamlight’s launch appears to be just a couple of weeks away. According to an eShop listing, the action game is lined up for August 20.

D3 Publisher and Dico originally announced Gleamlight during a December 2019 Indie World Showcase. We knew it would be releasing sometime this year, but this is the first time we’ve had an actual date.

Here’s some information about Gleamlight plus a trailer:

After it was announced just a few minutes ago, Pikmin 3 Deluxe is already up for pre-order on the eShop. To download the game, you’ll need 6.5GB of free space. Pikmin 3 on Wii U was originally about 4GB.

Pikmin 3 Deluxe is due out for Switch on October 30. Find some screenshots of the game below.

Source: Switch eShop

Pikmin 3 Deluxe

Pikmin 3 Deluxe is coming to Switch, Nintendo has announced. It will launch on October 30.

Pikmin 3 Deluxe, which has long been rumored for Nintendo’s latest console, previously launched on Wii U. This version of the game will include “new content, more options for cooperative play and a range of settings that make it easy for newcomers to jump in.” New elements include the ability to play the whole Story mode in co-op with a friend, new side-story missions, new difficulty options, lock-on targeting, and optional hints and the choice to play at a more relaxed pace.

Here’s the full announcement and debut trailer:

Ninjala started out by region locking online multiplayer. That means if you’re in North America, you can’t easily play against someone in Japan.

Fortunately, GungHo has announced that the region lock will be removed this week. Following maintenance that should finish up on early on August 7, you’ll be able to battle against players from regions across the world.


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