Nintendo Download Update Brings Sonic Superstars and More Exciting Games to the Switch eShop
The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, and it’s packed with new games for the Switch eShop. This week’s highlights include the highly anticipated release of Sonic Superstars, a new 2D side-scrolling platformer game from SEGA. In addition to Sonic Superstars, there are several other exciting releases to look forward to. Let’s take a closer look at what’s in store for gamers this week.
Sonic Superstars – Spin dash with Sonic and friends through the mystical Northstar Islands in this new high-speed platformer game. Players can speed through 12 new zones as one of four playable characters and the return of an old nemesis. The game introduces seven new Emerald powers that allow players to move and attack in dynamic ways like climbing waterfalls and multiplying. For the first time in the series, players can also play through the entire campaign with up to three other friends in local co-op.
A Boy and His Blob: Retro Collection – This collection includes the original A Boy and His Blob: Trouble on Blobolonia for the Nintendo Entertainment System and The Rescue of Princess Blobette for the Nintendo Game Boy. Players will embark on exciting adventures with delicious surprises and comical characters as they team up with an extraterrestrial lifeform named Blobert to save Blob’s home planet from the evil emperor of Blobolonia.
Alphadia I & II – Step into the enchanting world of Alphadia, a revitalized epic fantasy RPG series that merges the first two titles, Alphadia I and Alphadia II, into a single captivating adventure. Players will immerse themselves in a beautifully reimagined world, where attractive characters and their enthralling journey come to life through updated graphics. The inclusion of cross events bridges the stories of Alphadia I and II, and the choices made in one game influence the unfolding drama in the other.
Ancient Relics – Egypt – Embark on an extraordinary journey through time in Ancient Relics – Egypt, an immersive match-3 adventure set in the captivating world of Ancient Egypt. Players will solve challenging puzzles to gather precious gold and rebuild a once-thriving village to its former glory. Unearth priceless power-ups hidden within the Pharaoh’s tomb and be strategic to overcome the pharaoh’s dark and ancient magic.
Arcade Archives DARIUS II – DARIUS II is a shooting game released by Taito in 1989. Players pilot powerful, modified Silver Hawks through stages starting from the sun to Jupiter, battling various bosses on the way to save their people. This version of the game is the impressive 3-screen version.
These are just a few of the exciting games releasing on the Switch eShop this week. Whether you’re a fan of platformers, RPGs, puzzle games, or shooters, there’s something for everyone. Be sure to check out the full list of new releases and cast your vote in our poll to let us know which games you’re most excited about. Happy gaming!