Nintendo Switch New Releases September 2017

Handheld Players takes a look at the Nintendo Switch new releases in September 2017. Which Nintendo Switch games will you get in September? Let us know in the comments!

LEGO Worlds

North America: September 5th (Retail, eShop), Europe: September 8th (RetaileShop)
Genre: Action RPG, Publisher: Warner Bros.

LEGO Worlds Nintendo Switch

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LEGO Worlds is an open environment of procedurally-generated Worlds made entirely of LEGO bricks which you can freely manipulate and dynamically populate with LEGO models. Create anything you can imagine one brick at a time, or use large-scale landscaping tools to create vast mountain ranges and dot your world with tropical islands.

Drop in prefabricated structures to build and customize any world to your liking. Explore using helicopters, dragons, motorbikes or even gorillas and unlock treasures that enhance your gameplay. Watch your creations come to life through characters and creatures that interact with you and each other in unexpected ways. In LEGO Worlds, anything is possible!

R.B.I. Baseball 17

North America: September 5th (Retail, eShop), Europe: September 5th (Retail, eShop)
Genre: Sport, Publisher: MLB.com

R.B.I. Baseball 17 Nintendo Switch

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R.B.I. Baseball 17 returns in the fourth edition of the classic franchise, developed by MLB.com. Fun, fast paced, high-octane baseball action bring back R.B.I’s pick-up-and-play roots. Take control of your game with reactive pitching and batting systems that allow for in-the-moment decisions. R.B.I. 17 is packed with 30 authentic ballparks, advanced stat tracking, season game sims and roster updates throughout the season. R.B.I. Baseball is back, you gotta come ready to play!

Double Dragon IV

North America: September 7th (eShop), Europe: September 7th (eShop)
Genre: Beat ‘Em Up, Publisher: Arc System Works

Double Dragon IV Nintendo Switch

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Double Dragon IV is the next chapter in the Double Dragon series, made in celebration of the original game’s 30th anniversary.It preserves the original game’s charm and adds many new features, such as new modes and characters.

The wealth of features gives the game a replay value that will keep you coming back for more. Fan favorite characters from the past may also make an appearance.

Lichtspeer: Double Speer Edition

North America: September 7th (eShop), Europe: September 7th (eShop)
Genre: Lightspear-throwing simulator, Publisher: Crunching Koalas

Lichtspeer: Double Speer Edition Nintendo Switch

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Lichtspeer is an action arcade lightspear-throwing simulator based in an Ancient Germanic Future. In a land filled with Penguin Vikings, Wurst Zombies, and Hipster Ice Giants, survival is an art. Fortunately, an ancient champion with an elegant weapon has been summoned to please the Gods and restore balance to the universe.

The Lichtspeer: Double Speer Edition includes a new save system, major tweaks to the original game difficulty level, and an all-new co-op mode, where man and dog fight hand-in-paw against a horde of beasts from another dimension.

NeuroVoider

North America: September 7th (eShop), Europe: September 7th (eShop)
Genre: Twin Stick Shooter, Publisher: Playdius

NeuroVoider Nintendo Switch

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NeuroVoider is a twin-stick shooter RPG set in a cyber futuristic world about brains shooting around evil robots with nuclear rocket launchers. Battle through the horde of vigilant robots, boost your character with the smoking remains of your victims, and defeat the master NeuroVoider to end this eternal war. Play it coop with up to 4 friends, or go alone in an adventure of hack’n’slash rampage, with a pinch of rogue-lite, and some permadeath.

The Bridge

North America: September 7th (eShop), Europe: September 7th (eShop)
Genre: Puzzle Game, Publisher: Quantum Astro Guild

The Bridge Nintendo Switch

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The Bridge is a 2D logic puzzle game that forces you to reevaluate their preconceptions of physics and perspective. It is Isaac Newton meets M. C. Escher. Manipulate gravity to redefine the ceiling as the floor while venturing through impossible architectures. Explore increasingly difficult worlds, each uniquely detailed and designed to leave the player with a pronounced sense of intellectual accomplishment. The Bridge exemplifies games as an art form, with beautifully hand-drawn art in the style of a black-and-white lithograph.

The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+

Europe: September 7th (Retail), North America: Out now (Retail, eShop)
Genre: Action Game, Publisher: Head Up Games (EU), Nicalis (NA)

The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ Nintendo Switch

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The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ is a dungeon-crawling shoot-’em-up that’s literally a different game each and every time you play it. The randomly generated maps are built with over 11,000 unique room configurations, each populated with a nearly endless variety of enemies, items, challenges and secrets.

Rayman Legends Definitive Edition

North America: September 12th (Retail, eShop), Europe: September 12th (RetaileShop)
Genre: Platformer, Publisher: Ubisoft

Rayman Legends Definitive Edition Nintendo Switch

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Players’ all-time favourite, Rayman, is back in the game thanks to Rayman Legends Definitive Edition, the ultimate version of the critically acclaimed Rayman Legends created by Michel Ancel. This edition includes all the game’s traditional features, such as Kung Foot, plus some brand-new surprises.

Rayman, Globox and the Teensies are off wandering through an enchanted forest when they discover a mysterious tent filled with a series of captivating paintings. As they look closer, they notice each painting seems to tell the story of a different mythical world. While focusing on a painting that shows a medieval land, they are suddenly sucked into the painting, entering the world, and the adventure begins. The gang must run, jump and fight their way through each world to save the day and discover the secrets of every legendary painting.

Semispheres

North America: September TBA (eShop), Europe: September 14th (eShop)
Genre: Puzzle Game, Publisher: Vivid Helix

Semisphere Nintendo Switch

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Semispheres is a meditative parallel puzzle game that places dual realities at the heart of its challenge. Its unique single-player split-screen mechanic challenges your brain by putting you in control of two characters at the same time. Your left and right side must work together to unfold the mystery by solving clever puzzles in an entrancing ambience. Using portals and other abilities to avoid sentries, devise and execute your plan, reuniting the parallel worlds of Semispheres.

NBA 2K18

North America: September 19th (eShop), Europe: September 19th (eShop)
North America: Retail Fall 2017, Europe: Retail Fall 2017
Genre: Sport, Publisher: 2K

NBA 2K18 Nintendo Switch

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With NBA 2K18, one of the highest rated annual sports title comes to the Nintendo Switch. Shape your MyPLAYER and write your own narrative, build your dream MyTEAM, take control of the league, or prove you’re the best of the best by competing against players from around the globe.

NBA 2K18 will continue the franchise’s tradition as “the gold standard of basketball simulation” (Sports Gamers Online) with unrivaled realism and true NBA gameplay.

Morphite

North America: September 21st (eShop), Europe: September 21st (eShop)
Genre: Action-Adventure, Publisher: Crescent Moon Games

Morphite Nintendo Switch

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Inspired by classics such as Metroid Prime, Ratchet and Clank, and Turok, Morphite is an atmospheric exploration sci-fi shooter with platforming elements.

Your goal is to explore the galaxy, research plants and animals, battle hostile entities, and unravel a mystery surrounding a rare material called Morphite. Morphite is set to be a deep and enriching single player experience with both a story-driven plot as well as open-ended, player-driven exploration and discovery.

SteamWorld Dig 2

North America: September 21st (eShop), Europe: September 21st (eShop)
Genre: Platform Adventure, Publisher: Image & Form Games

SteamWorld Dig 2 Nintendo Switch

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SteamWorld Dig 2 is the sequel to the award-winning SteamWorld Dig where a lone steambot and her unlikely companion search for their lost friend. In the platform mining adventure, the two must dig deep and explore an underworld riddled with danger. But time is running short…

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

North America: September 22nd (Retail, eShop), Europe: September 22nd (RetaileShop)
Genre: Action Game, Publisher: Bandai Namco

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Nintendo Switch

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Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 builds upon the highly popular Dragon Ball Xenoverse with enhanced graphics that will further immerse players into the largest and most detailed Dragon Ball world ever developed.

Featuring Nintendo Switch specific controls and functionality, players will be able to execute famous moves such as the Kamehameha and the Spirit Bomb with the Joy Con Motion Controls. Players will also be able to join friends for grand Dragon Ball adventures through a six-player local play mode, exclusive to the Nintendo Switch.

Pokken Tournament DX

North America: September 22nd (Retail, eShop), Europe: September 2nd (RetaileShop)
Genre: Fighting Game, Publisher: Nintendo

Pokken Tournament DX Nintendo Switch

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The popular Pokémon fighting game comes to the Nintendo Switch with added Pokémon fighters and new ways to battle other players. Take direct control of one of over 20 prized Pokémon fighters to defeat other Pokémon in action-packed arena fights. You can battle at home or on the go to become the Ferrum League champion!

Master the new fighting styles of Croagunk, Scizor, Empoleon, Darkrai, and the newly added Decidueye. New modes give you the ability to challenge your friends in intense competition. Duke it out with your favorite Pokémon Fighters in Team Battle. Then record and upload your favorite fights with the new replay feature. Take the battle on the road or find competition online in the new Group Match Mode.

The LEGO NINJAGO Movie Video Game

North America: September 22nd (Retail, eShop), Europe: September 22nd (RetaileShop)
Genre: Action Game, Publisher: Warner Bros.

The LEGO NINJAGO Movie Video Game Nintendo Switch

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In The LEGO NINJAGO Movie Video Game, players battle their way through waves of enemies with honour and skill as their favourite ninjas Lloyd, Nya, Jay, Kai, Cole, Zane and Master Wu to defend their home island of Ninjago from the evil Lord Garmadon and his Shark Army. To do so, they must master the art of Ninjagility which allows them to traverse Ninjago by wall-running, high-jumping and battling the foes of Ninjago to rank up and upgrade the ninja’s combat skills. Players can harness the power of Spinjitzu combat to defend Ninjago together.

FIFA 18

North America: September 29th (Retail, eShop), Europe: September 29th (Retail, eShop)
Genre: Sport, Publisher: Electronic Arts

FIFA 18 Nintendo Switch

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The Nintendo Switch edition of FIFA 18 brings the modes fans know and love, including FIFA Ultimate Team, Career Mode, Kick Off and Local Seasons, making it the deepest portable game ever to be introduced by EA SPORTS FIFA. Ultimate Team fans will get to participate in beloved features like Squad Building Challenges, Online and Offline Seasons, Tournaments, and Draft. Players will enjoy live campaigns connected to the narrative of the football season, the Transfer Market, and more Ultimate Team features that will be revealed very soon.

The game takes advantage of the console’s unique portability, allowing players to enjoy the game in docked, handheld or tabletop mode, and utilizing local multiplayer connection for Local Seasons. Multiple control schemes are also featured, so whether you prefer to play handheld, dual Joy-Con, single Joy-Con or Pro Controller, there’s an option to fit your playstyle.

One Piece: Unlimited World Red Deluxe Edition

North America: September 29th (eShop), Europe: September 29th (RetaileShop)
Genre: Action Game, Publisher: Bandai Namco

One Piece: Unlimited World Red Deluxe Edition Nintendo Switch

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Re-discover the original adventure of Luffy and his pirate crew that encounter and befriends a cheerful yet mysterious raccoon named Pato who possesses a shadowy power to create anything drawn onto a leaf. In order to help their newfound friend, Pato leads the crew to the Forgotten Island where they get kidnapped by a wicked pirate named The Red Count and Luffy must fight to recover his crew from the enemy’s grasp and find out exactly what The Red Count’s evil plots are.

One Piece: Unlimited World Red Deluxe Edition for Nintendo Switch will support Full HD, up to 60 frames per seconds and includes more than 40 DLC’s. The Nintendo Switch version also features a 2-player co-op game mode allowing to play with 2 Joy-Con on the same console.

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