Nintendo Switch New Releases December 2017

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

Gear.Club Unlimited

North America: Out now (eShop), Europe: December 1st (RetaileShop)
Genre: Racing, Publisher: Microids

Gear.Club Unlimited Nintendo Switch

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Developed by Eden Games, Gear.Club Unlimited is a genuinely realistic racing experience where you take the most incredible cars through breath-taking environments. Show your competitive spirit, on your own or with your friends, in different leagues and in frenzied races, and become a true driver by achieving the best times in the different available racing categories.

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2

North America: Out now (Retail, eShop), Europe: December 1st (Retail, eShop)
Genre: Action-Adventure, Publisher: Warner Bros.

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 Nintendo Switch

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Go head-to-head with the time-traveling Kang the Conqueror in an epic battle across Chronopolis, from Ancient Egypt and The Old West to Sakaar and New York City in 2099. Along the way, gamers will be able to take control of a host of iconic characters, from Cowboy Captain America from the past to Spider-Man 2099 from the future along with Thor, Hulk, the Guardians of the Galaxy, Black Panther, Captain Marvel, Doctor Strange, Green Goblin, and dozens of other Marvel Super Heroes and Super Villains.

Stern Pinball Arcade

North America: December TBA (eShop), Europe: December 1st (RetaileShop)
Genre: Pinball, Publisher: System 3

Stern Pinball Arcade Nintendo Switch

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Stern Pinball Arcade is one of the most realistic and accurate pinball games ever created. Stern Pinball Arcade for Nintendo Switch features eleven modern classic tables: Star Trek Vengeance Premium, Harley-Davidson Third Edition, Mustang Premium Boss, AC/DC Premium, High Roller Casino, Starship Troopers, Last Action Hero, Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, Ripley’s Believe It Or Not!, Phantom of the Opera and Ghostbusters.

Xenoblade Chronicles 2

North America: December 1st (Retail, eShop), Europe: December 1st (RetaileShop)
Genre: Action RPG, Publisher: Nintendo

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Nintendo Switch

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As the giant beasts march toward death, the last hope is a scavenger named Rex—and Pyra, a living weapon known as a Blade. Can you find the fabled paradise she calls home? Command a group of Blades and lead them to countless strategic victories before the world ends.

Each Titan hosts its own distinct cultures, wildlife, and diverse regions to explore. Search the vast open areas and labyrinthine corridors for treasure, secret paths, and creatures to battle and index.

During these escapades you’ll get to know a large cast of eclectic characters, including the weaponized life forms known as Blades. Gather these allies, bond with them to increase their power, and utilize their special ARTS to devastate enemies. But to save the world of Alrest, you must first demystify its cloudy past.

Caveman Warriors

North America: December 5th (eShop), Europe: December 5th (eShop)
Genre: Action-Platformer, Publisher: JanduSoft

Caveman Warriors Nintendo Switch

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Embark on the adventure of Caveman Warriors by choosing between Jack, Brienne, Moe and Liliana as each hero has different attacks and abilities that are the key to solve specific situations of this journey. Experiment with them all to advance through our beautifully crafted 2D levels and beat the crap out of these crazy enemies.

Nine Parchments

North America: December 5th (eShop), Europe: December 5th (eShop)
Genre: Action RPG, Publisher: Frozenbyte

Nine Parchments Nintendo Switch

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Nine Parchments is a co-op action-RPG game of magic mayhem from Frozenbyte, the creators of the Trine series. A group of runaway wizard apprentices decide to skip their training to search for the Nine Parchments. As the wannabe wizards rapidly discover powerful new spells and ignore all safety aspects, it’s natural that their hasty progress results in lots of deadly accidents…

ACORN Tactics

North America: December 7th (eShop), Europe: Out Now (eShop)
Genre: Strategy, Publisher: TACS Games

ACORN Tactics Nintendo Switch

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Alien blobs from space are invading the Earth. It’s up to the Alien Counter Offensive Response Network (ACORN) to stop them from enacting their evil plans. Construct and customise a strike team of giant walking tanks and air drop them into combat. Customise, upgrade and train to save the planet from King Blob in a 25 mission hand-crafted story campaign.

Dimension Drive

North America: December 7th (eShop), Europe: December 7th (eShop)
Genre: Arcade, Publisher: 2Awesome Studio

Dimension Drive Nintendo Switch

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Dimension Drive is a space shooter that challenges your skills in entirely new ways. Play two games at once on this dual battlefield madness set in a comic book universe! The Ashajuls, a cruel multidimensional alien race, are attacking our universe. Fight as Jackelyne Tywood (a.k.a. Jack) in The Manticore, a legendary ship capable of teleporting across space and dimensions.

Embers of Mirrim

North America: December 7th (eShop), Europe: December 7th (eShop)
Genre: Platformer, Publisher: Creative Bytes

Embers of Mirrim Nintendo Switch

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To save their world from an alien threat, two proud races must set aside their differences and come together… literally. Embers of Mirrim is an adventure-platformer featuring a mystical creature with the ability to split into light and dark embers, each independently controlled by the analog sticks.

Human: Fall Flat

North America: December 7th (eShop), Europe: December 7th (eShop)
Genre: Platformer, Publisher: Curve Digital

Human: Fall Flat Nintendo Switch

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Human: Fall Flat is an open-ended physics based puzzle game in which you take control of builder Bob helping him resolve the mysteries behind his recurring dreams of falling. Your goal is to escape those dreams full of puzzles, dangers and surprises using everything you find in the levels. The world of Bob dreams is built on his daily experiences, hopes, fears and memories interweaved in a net so sticky and hard to escape.

Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Overdrive

North America: December 7th (eShop), Europe: December 7th (eShop)
Genre: Battle Action Game, Publisher: 5pb.

Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Overdrive Nintendo Switch

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Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Overdrive is a battle action game where players proceed through the stage defeating countless enemies, defeating the boss that awaits at the end of the stage, then moving on to the next stage. The game is enjoyable by simply mashing a button, but the player can enjoy various actions using a combination of controls.

Plague Road

North America: December 7th (eShop), Europe: December 21st (eShop)
Genre: Strategy RPG, Publisher: Arcade Distillery

Plague Road Nintendo Switch

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Set around a city consumed from within by disease, Plague Road tells a story of a lone doctor who having once abandoned their home, now returns in search of survivors. Over the course of the game, players will learn how the city fell victim to the growing sickness within its walls, why the Plague Doctor left, and what brought them back – in a tale of regret and redemption.

Plantera Deluxe

North America: December 7th (eShop), Europe: December 7th (eShop)
Genre: Simulation, Publisher: Ratalaika Games

Plantera Deluxe Nintendo Switch

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In the world of Plantera you grow your own garden and breed plants and animals to earn coins with their produce. Use the coins to buy new plants and animals, and also special items and garden expansions. Watch everything grow, help planting and harvesting, buy new things, and defend your garden from sneaky magpies, rabbits, foxes, and wolves.

Red Game Without a Great Name

North America: December 7th (eShop), Europe: Out now (eShop)
Genre: Arcade/Puzzle, Publisher: iFun4All

Red Game Without a Great Name Nintendo Switch

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Red Game Without a Great Name is a 2D puzzle arcade game set in a a hostile, steampunk world where you control a mechanical bird who has to carry a secret message. Guide the bird through the constantly moving world and deliver letters to the recipients cages.

Riptide GP: Renegade

North America: December 7th (eShop), Europe: December 7th (eShop)
Genre: Racing Game, Publisher: Vector Unit

Riptide GP: Renegade Nintendo Switch

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Experience the future of illicit hydrojet racing, where armored riders kick out death-defying stunds over massive waterfalls, dodge cops through public waterways, and boost at breakneck speeds across surging waves. You are a hydrojet rider, framed and cast out from the Riptide GP league, forced to race illegally through city waterways, flooded ruins, and churning factory machinery in an effort to reclaim your reputation and your title.

Slain: Back From Hell

North America: December 7th (eShop), Europe: December 7th (eShop)
Genre: Action-Adventure, Publisher: Digerati

Slain: Back From Hell Nintendo Switch

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In Slain: Back From Hell, you control the fate of Bathoryn, a doomed hero in a Gothic world, who seeks to liberate six cursed realms from six deadly overlords. He must battle his way through this blighted land, packed with gruesome and lethal creatures before ascending (or sometimes descending) into a stronghold, all the while defeating fiendish traps and vile monsters alike.

Teslagrad

North America: December 7th (eShop), Europe: December 7th (eShop)
Genre: Puzzle Platformer, Publisher: Rain Games

Teslagrad Nintendo Switch

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Teslagrad is a 2D puzzle platformer with action elements, where magnetism and other electromagnetic powers are the key to go throughout the game, and thereby discover the secrets kept in the long abandoned Tesla Tower. Gain new abilities to explore a non-linear world with more than 100 beautiful hand-drawn environments, in a steampunk-inspired vision of old Europe.

Vostok Inc.

North America: December 7th (eShop), Europe: December 7th (eShop)
Genre: Twin Stick Shooter, Publisher: Wired Productions

Vostok Inc. Nintendo Switch

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In Vostok Inc., you play as a corrupt, narcissistic yuppie, hell-bent on raking in as much money as possible in a greed-driven, twin-stick shooter without a conscience. As the newly-appointed CEO of Vostok Inc., you have one goal: to become filthy, stinking rich. Piloting your very own ship, explore and exploit more than 40 planets across six different solar systems in your quest to earn ludicrous amounts of MOOLAH!

Yōdanji

North America: December 7th (eShop), Europe: December 7th (eShop)
Genre: RPG, Publisher: KEMCO

Yōdanji Nintendo Switch

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Yōdanji is a coffee-break roguelike themed after Japanese folklore tales. Get the ability to summon and trap yōkai – numerous spirits that have been living hidden among us until now! Admire them, give them witty nicknames, and then put them in the brutal ever-changing dungeon to summon even more yōkai! Spooky cute graphics and powders made from various body parts included.

Party Planet

North America: December 12th (GameStop, eShop), Europe: December 12th (eShop)
Genre: Party Games, Publisher: Mastiff

Party Planet Nintendo Switch

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Party Planet features 30 fun-packed party games for up to 4 Players. Players will climb, run, jump, sail, rocket, shoot, and even putt their way across an exciting, animated, living world. The more players explore the games they will unlock, for a total of 30 party games. Enjoy single-player or local multiplayer gaming anywhere you are.

Pinball FX3

North America: December 12th  (eShop), Europe: December 12th (eShop)
Genre: Pinball, Publisher: Zen Studios

Pinball FX3 Nintendo Switch

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The Pinball FX series balances authentic physics and gameplay mechanics with features that fully embrace the unlimited potential of video games, such as spectacular visual sequences and unparalleled competitive features. Just like traditional pinball, table subject matter includes everything from original takes on themes like sci-fi and fantasy to some of pop culture’s most iconic brands, such as Back to the Future, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Aliens, The Walking Dead and more.

The End is Nigh

North America: December 12th (Retail, eShop), Europe: December 12th (eShop)
Genre: Platformer, Publisher: Nicalis

The End Is Nigh Nintendo Switch

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The End Is Nigh is a sprawling adventure platformer where the player takes control over Ash, one of few “things” that have “survived” the “end of the world.” Follow Ash as he flops his way through a future of pain and suffering. Feel his stress levels rise as you throw him into an endless swarm of decaying, mutant animal-like creatures and help aid his final epic quest…to simply make a friend.

Bleed

North America: December 14th (eShop), Europe: December 14th (eShop)
Genre: Action-Platformer, Publisher: Digerati

Bleed Nintendo Switch

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Wryn is a girl with a big arsenal and big dreams – she wants to be the ultimate videogame hero. Help her take down the Greatest Heroes of All Time in an action-packed bid to claim the title for herself and show the world what a true hero looks like. Bleed is an action-platformer focused on stylish, acrobatic dodging and fluid, challenging gameplay. There’s no filler – just you and your skills against seven levels of enemies, obstacles, breakneck set-pieces and inventive bosses.

One More Dungeon

North America: December 14th (eShop), Europe: December 15th (eShop)
Genre: First-Person Shooter, Publisher: Ratalaika Games

One More Dungeon Nintendo Switch

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One More Dungeon is a first-person shooter roguelike with procedurally generated levels and pixel-art graphics. Being a nameless adventure seeker, your job is to reach the final level deep within the dungeon and destroy the obelisks that are used by forces of Evil to invade the world. Use a melee weapon, magic staffs, and antique artefacts, to burst way through the hordes of enemies inhabiting a few game areas.

Yooka-Laylee

North America: December 14th (eShop), Europe: December 14th (eShop)
Genre: Platformer, Publisher: Team 17

Yooka Laylee Nintendo Switch

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Yooka-Laylee is an all-new open-world platformer from key creative talent behind the Banjo-Kazooie and Donkey Kong Country games. Explore huge, beautiful worlds, meet (and beat) an unforgettable cast of characters and horde a vault-load of shiny collectibles as buddy-duo Yooka and Laylee embark on an epic adventure to thwart corporate creep Capital B and his devious scheme to absorb all the world’s books… and convert them into pure profit.

UnEpic

North America: December 15th (eShop), Europe: December 15th (eShop)
Genre: Platformer RPG, Publisher: Francisco Cota

UnEpic Nintendo Switch

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UnEpic is a combination of platforming and role-playing games where you take control of Daniel who finds himself teleported to a castle after he was playing an RPG. Inside the castle he gets inhabited by a mysterious shadow who has a simple goal: to escape from Daniel’s body. But the spirit can only escape if Daniel dies. In the castle, Daniel has to struggle against enemies while the dark spirit attemps to murder him at every turn. Daniel’s final goal is to kill Harnakon, the master of the castle to free the Pure-Spirits who are trapped within.

Crawl

North America: December 19th (eShop), Europe: December 19th (eShop)
Genre: Dungeon Crawler, Publisher: Powerhoof

Crawl Nintendo Switch

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Crawl is the dungeon crawler where your friends control the monsters! Battle through randomly generated dungeons full of cruel traps and horrid beasts- all controlled by the other players. If a friend kills you they take your place and it’s their turn to crawl! It’s a race to gain enough XP and loot to face them all as they control the flailing limbs of the hulking final boss.

Frederic: Resurrection of Music

North America: December 21st (eShop), Europe: December 21st (eShop)
Genre: Music/Arcade, Publisher: Forever Entertainment

Frederic: Resurrection of Music Nintendo Switch

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Step into Frederic Chopin’s shoes, and embark onto an one-of-a-kind adventure through musical genre. Frederic Chopin – one of the world’s most talented classical composers, is brought back from the afterlife and finds that he’s an involuntary part of a treacherous plan. The world of music is at the edge of destruction. Soulless music labels and mass-produced popstars have hindered all creativity. And you’re the only hope of bringing it back.

Max: The Curse of the Brotherhood

North America: December 21st (eShop), Europe: December 21st (eShop)
Genre: Platformer, Publisher: Stage Clear Studios

Max: The Curse of the Brotherhood Nintendo Switch

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Max: The Curse of Brotherhood is a cinematic adventure filled with action-packed platforming and creative puzzle-solving. Armed with only a Magic Marker, Max must confront evil at every turn in a hostile and fantastical world in order to save his kid brother, Felix. Fortunately, the Magic Marker has the power to bend the elements and create magic objects that can help Max on his quest.

Tiny Metal

North America: December 21st (eShop), Europe: December 21st (eShop)
Genre: Strategy Game, Publisher: Unties

Tiny Metal Nintendo Switch

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It’s war!, In Tiny Metal the revival of Japanese Arcade Wargaming. Outfight the enemy with your own army of foot soldiers, tanks, helicopters, tactical vehicles, and fighter jets. Capture rival territories and extend your military power over the sprawling map of Zipang. Follow the gripping story of Nathan Gries and answer for yourself what is, and what isn’t, worth fighting for.

Heart&Slash

North America: December TBA (eShop), Europe: December TBA (eShop)
Genre: Brawler, Publisher: Badland Games

Heart&Slash Nintendo Switch

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Put yourself in the “shell” of Heart, a robot that doesn’t function properly and struggles to maintain its identity against standardization henchmen. Along the way he meets Slash, a veteran of the dystopian world in which Heart&Slash takes place. You’ll have to try and get Slash’s attention, but how to do it will depend on the player. For every’ challenge (every chance to impress Slash) you’ll have a couple of opportunities that will end up defining the relationship between them and how the story ends.

Mutant Mudds Collection

North America: December TBA (eShop), Europe: December TBA (eShop)
Genre: Platformer/Puzzle, Publisher: Atooi

Mutant Mudds Collection Nintendo Switch

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The Mutant Mudds Collection includes Mutant Mudds Deluxe, Mutant Mudds Super Challenge, and the new puzzle game Mudd Blocks. All three games will come with online leaderboards.

RXN: Raijin

North America: December TBA (eShop), Europe: December TBA (eShop)
Genre: Shoot’Em Up, Publisher: Kayak

RXN: Raijin Nintendo Switch

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RXN: Raijin is a vertically-scrolling shoot ’em up with a 16:9 resolution that makes full use of Switch’s wide screen. It will offer a new shooting game experience where players will dodge the attacks coming in from all directions of the wide screen, and attack enemies.

Sky Force Reloaded

North America: December TBA (eShop), Europe: December TBA (eShop)
Genre: Shoot’Em Up, Publisher: Infinite Dreams

Sky Force Reloaded Nintendo Switch

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Sky Force Reloaded is the latest entry in the Sky Force scrolling shooter series which was previously released on iOS and Android. Sky Force Reloaded features 15 beautiful and immersive stages with challenging missions, enormous and intimidating boss fights, unlockable difficulty modes from Normal to Nightmare, 9 different aircrafts, 30 collectible bonus cards, hundreds of upgrades and lots more.

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