Nintendo Switch New Releases March 2018

Handheld Players takes a look at the Nintendo Switch new releases in March 2018. Which Nintendo Switch games will you get in March? Let us know in the comments!

A Hole New World

North America: March 1st (eShop), Europe: March 1st (eShop)
Genre: Platformer, Publisher: Mad Gear Games

A Hole New World Nintendo Switch

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The city is being invaded by monsters from the Upside Down World. You, the Potion master, must defeat evil all aone, with no tutorials or “Easy Mode” to assist you. You’ll have to rely on the help of Fäy, your companion fairy, and your potions.

A Normal Lost Phone

North America: March 1st (eShop), Europe: March 1st (eShop)
Genre: Adventure, Publisher: Seven Studio

A Normal Lost Phone Nintendo Switch

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A Normal Lost Phone is a game about exploring the intimacy of an unknown person whose phone was found by the player. The game takes the shape of a narrative investigation: you have to search the phone’s text messages, pictures and applications, in order to learn about its former owner.

ACA NeoGeo: Sengoku 2

North America: March 1st (eShop), Europe: March 1st (eShop)
Genre: Arcade, Publisher: Hamster

ACA NeoGeo: Sengoku 2 Nintendo Switch

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“Sengoku 2” is a side-scrolling action game released by SNK in 1993. Take on the role of a warrior summoned by a shrine princess, and fight over various historical periods in order to defeat the dark monarch.

Archade Archives Star Force

North America: March 1st (eShop), Europe: March 1st (eShop)
Genre: Arcade, Publisher: Hamster

Archade Archives Star Force Nintendo Switch

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“Star Force” is a shooting game released in 1984 by Tehkan (now Koei Tecmo Games). It was very popular due to its variety of hidden bonuses as well as the competitiveness for achieving high scores.

Damascus Gear Operation Tokyo

North America: March 1st (eShop), Europe: March 1st (eShop)
Genre: Action RPG, Publisher: Arc System Works

Damascus Gear Operation Tokyo Nintendo Switch

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Due to the bio weapons, “Rages” of which we lost control, the surface of the earth as we know it has been taken over. Wield the humanoid robot, “Gears” to take back the city. Gears are enhanced through equipping a variety of over 460 parts. Find the perfect combination that suits your playstyle.

Detention

North America: March 1st (eShop), Europe: March 1st (eShop)
Genre: Horror Adventure, Publisher: Coconut Island Games

Detention Nintendo Switch

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Detention is a unique atmospheric horror game heavily influenced by Taiwanese/East Asian culture, religious elements and mythology. The player controls characters who venture into the school beset by hostile supernatural events to uncover stories behind the haunted place.

Guilt Battle Arena

North America: March 1st (eShop), Europe: March 1st (eShop)
Genre: Fighting Game, Publisher: ForwardXP

Guilt Battle Arena Nintendo Switch

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In this frantic 2D couch combat game, you have one bullet to fire at your opponents. After firing your gun, you must “rebound” your bullet before firing again. This grin-inducing mechanic introduces a new strategic element where thinking about where your bullet will land is as important as where you shoot.

Little Triangle

North America: March 1st (eShop), Europe: March 1st (eShop)
Genre: Action-Platformer, Publisher: Konandenki

Little Triangle Nintendo Switch

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Little Triangle is a side-scrolling action-platformer. Button operations are simply walking and jumping. Complete the stages by defeating the unique enemy characters and bosses.

Mulaka

North America: March 1st (eShop), Europe: March 1st (eShop)
Genre: Action-Adventure, Publisher: Lienzo

Mulaka Nintendo Switch

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Dive into northern Mexico’s breathtaking landscapes with Mulaka, a 3D action-adventure game based on the rich indigenous culture of the Tarahumara. Renowned for their impressive running abilities, embark on the journey of a Sukurúame – a Tarahumara shaman – as you fight back the foulness corrupting the land, while drawing upon the powers of demigods.

Packet Queen #

North America: March 1st (eShop), Europe: March 1st (eShop)
Genre: Board Game, Publisher: Studio F-Sharp

Packet Queen # Nintendo Switch

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This is a competitive-type active solitaire game where you aim for a high score by gathering the necessary packets while avoiding specific colors and putting them together in poker-style hands. There are 39 stickers to collect based on how you play.

Paper Wars: Cannon Fodder Devastated

North America: March 1st (eShop), Europe: March 1st (eShop)
Genre: Tower-Defense, Publisher: iFun4All

Paper Wars: Cannon Fodder Devastated Nintendo Switch

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Paper Wars: Cannon Fodder Devastated is a tower-defense game with humorous cartoon style graphics and a large dose of humor. The main objective of each of the three available campaigns is to eliminate the approaching waves of enemies with a variety of artillery attacks.

Poisoft Thud Card

North America: March 1st (eShop), Europe: March 1st (eShop)
Genre: Card Game, Publisher: Poisoft

Poisoft Thud Card Nintendo Switch

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“Thud Card” is a very fun card game. A “Thud” is when the sum of the hands matches other player’s layout. You can discard the same suit as the table card or a number card. There are “Action Cards” which grant special effects.

Subsurface Circular

North America: March 1st (eShop), Europe: March 1st (eShop)
Genre: Adventure, Publisher: Ant Workshop

Subsurface Circular Nintendo Switch

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Subsurface Circular is a new take on text-based adventure from the award-winning team behind Thomas Was Alone and Volume. A short story that hands you the fate of the world above, as a detective looking for answers on the Subsurface Circular.

Totes the Goat

North America: March 1st (eShop), Europe: March 1st (eShop)
Genre: Arcade, Publisher: Atooi

Totes the Goat Nintendo Switch

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Happily hop your little goat through this modernized vision of classic and beloved arcade gameplay. Totes the Goat is a charming game with vibrant voxel art and a cast of fun playable characters to unlock.

Super Toy Cars

North America: March 2nd (eShop), Europe: March 2nd (eShop)
Genre: Racing Game, Publisher: Eclipse Games

Super Toy Cars Nintendo Switch

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Super Toy Cars is a tabletop arcade combat racing game featuring fast and cool looking cars, impressive tracks made of everyday objects and a bunch of power-ups that will let you destroy your opposition.

Fear Effect Sedna

North America: March 6th (eShop), Europe: March 6th (eShop)
Genre: Tactical Action Game, Publisher: Square Enix

Fear Effect Sedna Nintendo Switch

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Fear Effect Sedna is a pausable real-time tactical action game. Become reacquainted with the old team of Hana, Rain, Deke & Glas in a brand new adventure. From Hong Kong to Greenland, through Inuit mythology and with new partners, will you dare to face the spirit world once again?

NORTH

North America: March 1st (eShop), Europe: March 1st (eShop)
Genre: Adventure, Publisher: SometimesYou

NORTH Nintendo Switch

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NORTH is a short story where you play as a man who applies for asylum in a city filled with strange creatures and strange customs. The game deals with the issue of the contemporary refugee crisis while at the same time being deeply rooted in a classical cyberpunk atmosphere à la Blade Runner.

Scribblenauts Showdown

North America: March 6th (Retail, eShop), Europe: March 9th (RetaileShop)
Genre: Party/Puzzle-Platformer, Publisher: WB Games

Scribblenauts Showdown Nintendo Switch

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Use your imagination and go head-to-head in the ultimate multiplayer showdown. Enjoy a party-style Scribblenauts experience, conjuring from over 35,000 objects from the vast Scribblenauts dictionary to outsmart your opponent in over 25 mini-games.

30-in-1 Game Collection: Volume 1

Europe: March 8th (eShop)
Genre: Game Collection, Publisher: Teyon

30-in-1 Game Collection: Volume 1 Nintendo Switch

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30-in-1 Game Collection: Volume 1 is a diverse collection of challenging games which was released in North America under the name Party Planet. Defend your village against Vikings, climb to the top of the tower and overcome obstacles, play a round of hockey, switch colors and pass safely through gates, or play the classics such as snake, memory or cup game.

Bleed 2

North America: March 8th (eShop), Europe: March 8th (eShop)
Genre: Action-Platformer, Publisher: Digerati Distribution

Bleed 2 Nintendo Switch

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Bleed 2 is the sequel to the fast-paced arcade action game Bleed and welcomes back pink-haired heroine Wryn, the world’s greatest – and only remaining – hero, as she fights to defend the globe from an invading force of villains.

I, Zombie

North America: March 8th (eShop), Europe: March 8th (eShop)
Genre: Action/Strategy, Publisher: Awesome Game Studios

I, Zombie Nintendo Switch

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In I, Zombie you play as the leader of a zombie horde and your goal is to infect all humans on the map. Whenever you infect a human you turn him into a one of your kind and you can use him against armed soldiers.

Midnight Deluxe

North America: March 8th (eShop), Europe: March 8th (eShop)
Genre: Puzzle-Platformer, Publisher: Ratalaika Games

Midnight Deluxe Nintendo Switch

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Midnight Deluxe is a golf-like game with a perpetual darkness setting where your task is to guide a little square-shaped fairy named Midnight. Use your controller or touch-screen controls to launch Midnight into the night sky but watch out for spikes, circular saws and plenty of other dangerous objects.

Steredenn: Binary Stars

North America: March 8th (eShop), Europe: March 8th (eShop)
Genre: Shoot ‘Em Up, Publisher: Pixelnest Studio

Steredenn: Binary Stars Nintendo Switch

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Steredenn: Binary Stars is an award-winning mashup of a classic shmup and a rogue-like, carved in big beautiful pixels, with insane boss battles. Fly solo or co-op with a friend, fighting off the worst scourges of space in a never-ending struggle for survival.

World Conqueror X

North America: March 8th (eShop), Europe: March 8th (eShop)
Genre: Strategy Game, Publisher: Circle Entertainment

World Conqueror X Nintendo Switch

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World Conqueror X is the latest entry in the popular war strategy series and offers varied missions set in World War II, with a strong focus on history to add intrigue to each battle.

One Eyed Kutkh

North America: March 9th (eShop), Europe: March 9th (eShop)
Genre: Adventure, Publisher: Sometimes You

One Eye Kutkh Nintendo Switch

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One-Eye Kutkh – an exciting space adventure based on the fairy tales of the Far North. A single traveler on his way home crashes on a mysterious planet. To continue his journey, he’ll have to get to the ninth heaven, deceive the Sun and the Moon and steal their space-boats.

Bingo

North America: March 15th (eShop), Europe: March 15th (eShop)
Genre: Party Game, Publisher: Starsign

Bingo for Nintendo Switch

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Bingo for Nintendo Switch includes four types of Bingo: Buzzer Bingo, Slide Bingo, Bingo Poker, and Classic Bingo. There is also a “Lay Flat Mode” where you can play against an opponent locally.

The Long Reach

North America: March 15th (eShop), Europe: March 15th (eShop)
Genre: Horror Adventure, Publisher: Merge Games

The Long Reach Nintendo Switch

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The Long Reach is a horror adventure with a thrilling story, flavoured with sci-fi ideology, psychological context and a sceptical view on the human psyche. The game draws its inspiration from Lone Survivor and The Cave and all the classical adventures – except that The Long Reach is set in the present day.

Kirby Star Allies

North America: March 16th (Retail, eShop), Europe: March 16th (RetaileShop)
Genre: Platformer, Publisher: Nintendo

Kirby Star Allies Nintendo Switch

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Kirby’s debut on Nintendo Switch is a grand new adventure packed with content. The new Artist ability lets Kirby unleash his creativity, while the new Spider ability lets him ensnare enemies in webs. Kirby also can hurl new friend hearts at enemies to win them over with love and add them to his party.

Attack on Titan 2

North America: March 20th (Retail, eShop), Europe: March 20th (RetaileShop)
Genre: Action Game, Publisher: Koei Tecmo

Attack on Titan 2 Nintendo Switch

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Attack on Titan 2 is the gripping sequel to the action game based on the worldwide hit anime series Attack on Titan. Experience the immense story of the anime alongside Eren and his companions, as they fight to save humanity from the threat of the deadly human devouring Titans.

R.B.I. Baseball 18

North America: March 20th (Retail, eShop), Europe: March 20th (eShop)
Genre: Sport, Publisher: MLB.com

R.B.I. Baseball 18 Nintendo Switch

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R.B.I. Baseball 18 will feature completely redesigned player models, better ballparks, a brand new home run derby mode, a franchise mode, as well as the latest roster updates from the 2018 season.

Manticore: Galaxy on Fire

North America: March 22nd (eShop), Europe: March 22nd (eShop)
Genre: Action Game, Publisher: Deep Silver

Manticore: Galaxy on Fire Nintendo Switch

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Manticore: Galaxy on Fire is an immersive space action game combining intense dog-fighting gameplay with a gripping narrative in three acts and best-in-class 3D graphics.

Castle of Heart

North America: March 23rd (eShop), Europe: March 23rd (eShop)
Genre: Action-Platformer, Publisher: 7levels studio

Castle of Heart Nintendo Switch

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Castle of Heart is a classic action-platformer where players take control of a cursed knight who has been turned to stone by an evil sorcerer’s spell. Our brave hero must travel all the way from their petrified village to the dark ruler’s castle, mastering each of the levels along the way.

Atelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious Paintings

North America: March 27th (Retail, eShop), Europe: March 30th (RetaileShop)
Genre: RPG, Publisher: Koei Tecmo

Atelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious Paintings Nintendo Switch

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This next installment to the loved Atelier franchise celebrates the 20th Anniversary for the franchise and summons players to become the best alchemist ever by following the tale of the apprentice alchemist twins Lydie and Suelle.

Alteric

North America: March 30th (eShop), Europe: March 30th (eShop)
Genre: Platformer, Publisher: Sometimes You

Alteric Nintendo Switch

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Alteric is a hardcore 2D platformer with bright, minmalistic graphics. Jump through boiling lava, run from perilous traps and saw blades, glide and climb through catacombs, fall into the abyss, and overcome gravity.

Penny-Punching Princess

North America: April 3rd (Retail, eShop), Europe: March 30th (RetaileShop)
Genre: Action RPG, Publisher: NIS America

Penny-Punching Princess Nintendo Switch

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In a world ruled by capitalism, cash is king. Use the money you gather to bribe enemies to fight for you, activate deadly traps with your dough, and when all else fails, smash all that stand against you with your fists! Fight your way from nothing and amass treasures to take on the mighty Dragoloan family and reclaim your kingdom.

Shelter Generations

North America: March (eShop), Europe: March (eShop)
Genre: Platformer, Publisher: Circle Entertainment

Shelter Generations Nintendo Switch

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In Shelter Generations you embark upon unique journeys in the wild that present varied challenges and familial love – it’s a memorable experience wherever you play. Shelter Generations includes the games Shelter 2 and Paws: A Shelter 2 Game, the official soundtracks, and the two ‘living book’ experiences ‘Fables From the Den’ and ‘The Lonesome Fog’.

Slayaway Camp: Butcher’s Cut

North America: March (eShop), Europe: March (eShop)
Genre: Puzzle Game, Publisher: Digerati

Slayaway Camp: Butcher's Cut Nintendo Switch

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Slayaway Camp: Butcher’s Cut is a killer puzzle game where you control Skullface, a psychotic slasher hell-bent on revenge. Slide this adorably demented murderer around hundreds of isometric puzzle levels to squash, flay, and decapitate hapless victims in this darkly comic homage to 80s horror movies.

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