Nintendo Switch New Releases July 2017

We take a look at the Nintendo Switch new releases in North America and Europe in July 2017. Which Nintendo Switch games are you most looking forward to in July? Let us know in the comments!

Bulb Boy

North America: July 6th (eShop), Europe: July 13th (eShop)
Genre: Horror Adventure, Publisher: Bulbware

Bulb Boy Nintendo Switch

Bulb Boy is a 2D point and click horror adventure about a boy with a glowing head inspired by Machinarium and Gobliiins. Solve puzzles, defeat wicked monsters and reveal bulby’s abilities to unfold a twisted tale. And don’t forget to save your Grandpa-raffin and Mothdog from the frightening darkness.

Not only does your head light up (which allows you to survive electrical shocks), it can also be unscrewed for use in the oddest of places. As you progress, you can even play as other family members, and even relive your childhood memories to uncover the mystery of the story.

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Flip Wars

North America: TBA (eShop), Europe: July 6th (eShop)
Genre: Puzzle Game, Publisher: Nintendo

Flip Wars Nintendo Switch

Dominate the board in Flip Wars, a competitive new party game for up to four players. Compete to claim the most colored panels and stop your opponents from gaining ground in this frantic free-for-all.

Leap into the air and Hip Drop onto the board below to flip adjacent panels around where you land and change them to your color. Knock Out your opponent by flipping any panels they’re standing on, and watch them fly off the board – be careful where you stand, through, as they can send you flying, too!

Prevent your rivals from reclaiming nearby panels and catch them off guard by adjusting your landing zone in mid-air, or by performing a Hip Drop feint.

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I And Me

North America: July 13th (eShop), Europe: July 6th (eShop)
Genre: Puzzle Platformer, Publisher: Ratalaika Games

I and Me Nintendo Switch

I and Me is a puzzle platformer where you control two cats simultaneously and must perform the same action. Players will need to manage both of them at the same time and let them coordinate to complete the adventure.

I and Me features four chapters with a total of 90 levels, supports the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller, and comes with English, Spanish, German, French, Russian, Japanese, Chinese Simplified and Chinese Traditional languages.

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North America: July 6th (eShop), Europe: July 6th (eShop)
Genre: Action Game, Publisher: Flyhigh Works

Implosion Nintendo Switch

Developed by Rayark (Deemo, Cytus), Implosion puts players in control of the “WM-III” battle suit to fight using skills and stylish attacks. Controls are held simple: the Y button is used for consecutive attacks while the X button is used for heavy attacks.

Actions will change depending on the timing of the attack. By equipping “Arks,” which you will obtain during the game, you can strengthen the “WM-III” and create your preferred battle suit.

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ACA NeoGeo Metal Slug 2

North America: July 6th (eShop), Europe: July 6th (eShop)
Genre: Run and Gun, Publisher: HAMSTER

ACA NeoGeo Metal Slug 2 Nintendo Switch

Metal Slug 2 is an action game released by SNK in 1998. Players can choose from Marko, Tarma, Eri and Fio, with the aim of defeating Morden’s Rebel Army which is plotting a coup once again. In addition to the Heavy Machine Guns and Shotguns from the previous games, new weapons such as laser guns have been added for even more battle variations.

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North America: July 6th (eShop), Europe: July 6th (eShop)
Genre: Card Game, Publisher: Arc System Works

Shephy Nintendo Switch

Shephy is a single-player card featuring cute and lovely illustration and three different play modes. The main goal of the game is to increase your sheep count to 1000. Using combination of the event cards, achieve the goal before the deck is emptied 3 times.

In the beginner friendly Practice Mode, you will be able to enjoy the game while familiarizing yourself with the rules. In Challenge mode, there is no limit so increase the sheep count as much as possible before the deck is emptied 3 times. In Post Loves Mode, you can enjoy the story of Shephy with a special set of rules that may apply.

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North America: July 6th (eShop), Europe: July 6th (eShop)
Genre: Survival Horror, Publisher: Rainy Frog

Vaccine Nintendo Switch

Find a vaccine for your infected friend before the time runs out, but be aware your friend will relapse sooner or later and you will have to find a new vaccine in a new randomly rebuilt house. Will you be able uncover the mystery to save your friend once and for all!?

Vaccine is a new approach on Survival Horrors inspired by those of the 90s. You can choose between the two members of a special bio-hazard rapid response team, each starting with their own unique differential abilities. They are trapped in a strange house populated by dangerous mutated creatures, they will have to find a vaccine for another team member who is infected with a deadly virus.

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Death Squared

North America: July 13th (eShop), Europe: July 13th (eShop)
Genre: Puzzle Game, Publisher: SMG Studio

Death Squared Nintendo Switch

Death Squared is a cooperative puzzle game for 1, 2 or 4 players, best enjoyed with loved ones who don’t mind a little arguing for the greater good. Prove your teamwork skills in Death Squared as you solve puzzles together or die trying! Each player needs to guide a robot to a colour-coded goal, but the path is beset with deadly traps and hazards.

Teams of players will need close observation and communication to keep each other alive and discover a solution together. Complete the main campaign in single player or with two players, then take a group into four-player Party Mode for the ultimate teamwork trial! For those that can’t get enough, head to the ‘Vault’ to find extra experiments recommended only for the brave.

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De Mambo

North America: July 13th (eShop), Europe: July 13th (eShop)
Genre: Action-Platformer, Publisher: The Dangerous Kitchen

De Mambo Nintendo Switch

De Mambo is a chaotic and fast paced single-screen action platform game that lets players take control of up to four characters locked in infinite mambo. The aim of the game is to knock your opponent off the screen… and use your measly one button to attack with three levels of charge. Break the level however you decide (thanks to some flimsy architecture) to make your game marginally different each time you play.

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Rocket Fist

North America: TBA (eShop), Europe: TBA (eShop)
Genre: Arena Game, Publisher: Bitten Toast Games

Rocket Fist Nintendo Switch

Rocket Fist is an arena game with crazy robots in chaotic rocket fist battles. Aim against your frenemies and prove your dexterity by killing each other with rocket propelled fists in this frenetic mix of dodgeball and billiards. You can hold one Rocket Fist at a time and you only get one shot to throw your punch before having to run, hide and dodge to pick it back up.

Just like in dodgeball, but with way more rockets! When you’re running away you can ninja dash around the arena, and if you’re feeling lucky you can try dash-bumping your friends in their faces to steal their rocket. Easy to learn, hard to master, Rocket Fist’s quick rounds will keep you coming back for more. It’s the perfect game to bring out when your friends are over and in need of some explosive action.

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Cars 3: Driven to Win

North America: Out Now (Retail, eShop), Europe: July 14th (Retail, eShop)
Genre: Racing Game, Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive

Cars 3: Driven to Win Nintendo Switch

Start your engines and gear up for the ultimate racing experience in Cars 3: Driven to Win inspired by Disney Pixar’s film, Cars 3. Play with over 20 customizable characters including Lightning McQueen, Jackson Storm, Cruz Ramirez and the next generation of racers in over 20 tracks set in iconic locations from the film such as Radiator Springs.

Train and advance your abilities in 6 game modes and challenge your family and friends in the Battle Race to become the Ultimate Champion. On the road to becoming a Hall of Fame Driver, training and skill will give you an edge in a race that anyone can win.


Splatoon 2

North America: July 21st (Retail, eShop), Europe: July 21st (RetaileShop)
Genre: Action Game, Publisher: Nintendo

Splatoon 2 Nintendo Switch

The squid kids called Inklings are back to splat more ink and claim more turf in this colorful and chaotic 4-on-4 action shooter. For the first time, take Turf War battles on-the-go with the Nintendo Switch system, and use any of the console’s portable play styles for intense local multiplayer action. Even team up for new 4-player co-op fun in Salmon Run.

Two years have passed since the original Splatoon game was released, and two years have also passed in Inkopolis. So expect a fresh wave of fashion, not to mention new weapons and gear. Dual wield the new Splat Dualies or stick to mainstays like chargers and rollers, which have been remixed with new strategic possibilities.

As always, Turf War is the favored sport among Inklings, but they also dig ranked battles, taking down Octarians in a robust single-player campaign, and battling enemy Salmonids in one dangerous part-time job.

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Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star

North America: July 25th (Retail, eShop), Europe: July 21st (RetaileShop)
Genre: Action Game, Publisher: XSEED Games, Marvelous Europe

Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star Nintendo Switch

Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star transpires on the new world of Extella through a diverse cast of “Servants” – ancient warriors of legend and imagination, always at their Masters’ orders – who survived the Holy Grail War that took place on the Moon. The game’s story takes place after the events described in Fate/EXTRA, and depicts the world after that previous Holy Grail War.

Players will experience the story of Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star from the independent perspectives of the three heroine Servants and face off against foes from a variety of Fate productions in fast-paced action. A new form change battle mechanic debuts in this entry to match its series-first gameplay style, transforming the player-controlled Servants and granting them considerable powers that allow them to devastate enemies and take formidable challenges head-on.

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Namco Museum

North America: July 28th (eShop), Europe: July 28th (eShop)
Genre: Arcade Collection, Publisher: Bandai Namco

Namco Museum Nintendo Switch

The Namco Museum collection includes Pac-Man Vs., Pac-Man, Dig Dug, Galaga, Galaga ‘88, The Tower of Druaga, Rolling Thunder, Rolling Thunder 2, SkyKid, Splatterhouse, and Tank Force. The retro classics can be played anytime, anywhere, and against anyone through the game’s online ranking system. With the ranking system, players can compete to earn the number one spot on the worldwide challenger board for their favorite Namco arcade classics.

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