Game News Nintendo Switch promo: 10 nuggets to discover for less than 15 euros during the holidays
The Nintendo Switch is constantly running promotions on a whole bunch of games big and small. This summer is no exception! Are you hungry for quality but also quantity? Here are ten little nuggets you can add to your cart without increasing its price.
Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King
An all-pixel action-RPG, a successful tribute to 2D Zelda, an old-school chiptune soundtrack, well-thought-out puzzles, a rhythmic adventure… This is all waiting for you Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King. The Castle Pixel title released in 2017 certainly didn’t change the wheel, but it was a pleasant and well-executed game. We see there Lily, a knight with a rose who must save her kingdom from the evil Crocus. The latter put the king to sleep, throwing his land into terrible chaos. Suffice it to say that Lily’s adventure is not without pitfalls. But he is happy to rely on his sword and even a magic wand to carry out his quest.
DARQ: Complete Edition
Fan of Burton films? The atmosphere of the upcoming game will probably attract you! Due to the dark and atypical art direction, DARQ immediately remembered films like Burial rituals hope The strange Christmas of Mr. Jack. Even the synopsis looks like a Burtonian creation. You play as Lloyd, a dead young man who finds himself trapped in his dreams, or rather his dreams, and must find a way to escape. Between Limbo, Inside and Little Nightmares, the game offers a short but shocking experience that will delight lovers of darkness and special atmosphere. Note that the Complete Edition includes the base game, of course, but also the Tower DLC and the Crypt DLC.
- Price : €9.99 until July 30 (instead of €19.99)
Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom
After several remakes, The Game Atelier took courage with both hands in 2018 to offer us a new episode of the old Monster Boy license. title Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom, it’s a colorful and effective Metroidvania that particularly impressed us when it was released. That’s why we gave it a great score of 17 out of 20. Between its gameplay as varied as its mastery, its well-thought-out puzzles and its exploration stages, this Monster Boy appears to be a success. And if you’re afraid of getting lost, know that this 2D action-adventure game is accessible for neophytes.
We can tell you about Overcooked 2, which will be available at a low price on the Nintendo eShop this summer. We might also have mentioned Tools Up!, on sale at a ridiculous price until the end of the month. But we prefer to talk to you moving On, less known than the first, more successful than the second. As its name suggests, Team 17 and SMG Studio’s title puts you in the shoes of extreme movers. Confused situations, cooperation, impossible physics and long sessions mixed with funny and screaming matches… The transfer has what you need to spend memorable moments with friends during these holidays, and it is for less than 10 euros in the Nintendo eShop.
Want to live an exotic adventure without even taking a vacation? The Elder’s Journey maybe for you. This adventure game full of environmental puzzles offers you a unique adventure. Don’t be fooled by the simple lines and colorful art direction: The Old Man’s Journey is deeper and sadder than it seems. Because the old man you play is not only to make this journey for the beauty of the scenery. If he walks in valleys like this, it is an attempt to reconcile with his family. It provides a touching adventure that may not leave you indifferent and insensitive.
- Price : €7.49 until August 11 (instead of €9.99)
Say No! In addition
Say No! In addition is a deeply atypical game, and that’s what makes it so special. In addition to its cubic artistic direction, above all its concept has something to confuse you. Immerse yourself in the shoes of an intern, your goal is to learn to say “no”. Be it your boss or your colleagues, no one can lower you into slavery because you will soon become the master of refusal. In all languages and in all tones, say “no”! A funny and atypical experience with something that will bring a little freshness to your summer. True, the game is far from perfect, but its original concept is worth the detour, especially for half the price.
- Price : €7.49 until August 1 (instead of €14.99)
Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments
If you know Sherlock Holmes, you can imagine what kind of game awaits you here. The seventh installment of the series of Frogwares games centered on the famous English detective actually invites you to go and investigate. With Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments, no less than six cases are waiting for you to solve. If you’ve always felt like a detective, it’s finally time to try your luck. Note that at the time, this opus offered us a new graphics engine that made Sherlock’s adventures more enjoyable. Another bit of information, the eighth opus, The Daughter of the Devil is also sold and at the same price on the Nintendo eShop.
Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythmic Adventure 2
There is something for everyone in this selection. So, after offering to rack your brain, we will test your reflexes Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythmic Adventure 2. This Japanese rhythm game license is legendary. From arcade machines to consoles and mobile phones, Taiko no Tatsujin is everywhere in Japan. It must be said that in the colorful style and especially rich playlists (Naruto, Mario Bros., J-pop, Mozart, country, Evangelion…), the license has everything. With Taiko no Tatsujin: Rhythmic Adventure 2 on sale, this could be the perfect opportunity to discover this universe at a lower cost.
- Price : €7.49 until July 30 (instead of €29.99)
The Darkside Detective
Do you miss the detective life? Keep going, here is the second layer of surveys, this time all in pixels. Detective Francis McQueen is waiting for you to solve more unusual cases. In fact, our Francis is a paranormal specialist. So when an unknown evil force takes over Twin Lakes City, this is where the townspeople turn. Note that the second opus of The Darkside Detective, A Fumble in the Dark, also sold on the Nintendo eShop. For less than 15 euros, you can get both games and double the fun.
- Price : €4.15 until July 28 (instead of €12.99)
This is My War: Complete Edition
You may have heard This is My War. This independent title has become, over time, a real reference. With its efficient gameplay and well-crafted atmosphere, the game from 11 bit studio is an excellent experience. But his purpose is what allowed him to reach the nugget rank. This survival and management game offers a new perspective on armed conflict. You do not contain a soldier or a commander, but a troop of civilians who try to survive anything between bullets and rubble. Touchingly, the adventure This War of Mine is full of unbearable problems that are unfortunately real.
- Price : €1.99 until August 20 (instead of €39.99)