Picnics, beach balls, mountain trails and forest adventures. Summer is here! Whether you’re going on a day drip to the seaside or a fortnight away from home, the Nintendo Switch serves up a medley of great games! We’ve picked out 5 Top Nintendo Switch games for summer, fresh experiences available this month.
Sonic Mania Plus
The little animal buddies need your help! Spinning back into the living room, Sonic and friends are bringing retro back in glorious 16-bit style! Sonic Mania has been a massive success since re-invigorating the series last year. But Sega and the speedy hedgehog aren’t done just yet! The expanded, Mighty the Armadillo and Ray the Flying Squirrel join the roster, for a bigger challenge for the seasoned Sonic pros.
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker
A curious little mushroom fellow needs you to help him find gems! Mushroom Kingdom’s answer to Indiana Jones comes in the form of an ever-cheerful explorer. Captain Toad embarks on his own adventure through gorgeous maze-like levels, looking for secrets! A brilliantly colourful puzzle game, Treasure Tracker is the perfect little treat for on the move. The Switch and 3DS versions include brand new levels from Super Mario Odyssey as the curious captain goes urban!
Love those classic 2D RPGs from the ‘90s? They were laced with turn-based battles, heated moments and epic stories. RPG gurus Square Enix, creators of Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest, want to recapture those retro feels. Octopath Traveler is a brand new experience for Nintendo Switch. With an intriguing blend of 2D and HD, the game wields turn-based battles and a brand new cast of characters to fall in love with!
Mega Man X Collection 1 + 2
Blast your way into the Summer Holidays with Mega Man X Collection. It’s hard to fault a Mega Man X game – challenging side-scrolling levels, fiendish bosses and an awesome cast. The collection features an absolute tonne of Mega Man X games – from the first release all the way through to X8. Retro nuts will love the CRT filters for those classic TV feels, and fans of the eclectic soundtracks will feel right at home with an expansive music collection!
Code of Princess EX
Remember the frantically action paced Code of Princess? The hit game is getting a glorious HD remake for Nintendo Switch this month, with a striking graphical upgrade. We follow Princess Solange of Deluxia (that is a place), as she sets out to beat a bunch of meddling monsters into 2D submission! She swings a legendary blade and is joined by a team of talented folk to help her save the world from a freakish invasion. Side-scrolling fans will absolutely love this!
Summer is also t-shirt season, of course, so why not revamp your summer style with some gaming tees?