This Week In Games: I Hope You Have A Switch

It's a good thing the Switch exists, because if it wasn't for Nintendo there'd be bugger all out this week.

Unless you're a Madden fan, there's not much to look forward to unless you like your games portable (or on the couch with a Pro controller). Mutant Year Zero is probably the biggest name out of the Switch ports, although the very enjoyable Power Rangers RPG (aka Chroma Squad, which actually about your own Power Rangers troupe) goes live on the eShop this week too.

For the weebs among us, you'll be pleased to know that an Omega Labyrinth game is available locally. Omega Labyrinth Life drops on the Switch this week for a staggering $90. I'm kind of surprised it's being released here at all, given the Classification Board's previous views on Omega Labyrinth titles. But this one got an MA15+ rating, so there you go.

Here's the lineup for the week:

  • Mutant Year Zero (Switch, PS4, XBO)
  • Date A Live: Rio Reincarnation (PS4)
  • Burger Chef Tycoon (Switch)
  • Sudoku Relax 2 (Switch)
  • Madden 20 (PS4, XBO)
  • London: Detective Mysteria (PC)
  • Paranoia: Deliver Me (PC)
  • Raiders of the North Sea (PC)
  • Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Prophecy (PC)
  • Crystal Crisis (PC)
  • Mighty Gunvolt Burst (PC)
  • The Church in the Darkness (PC, Switch)
  • Hamsterdam (PC, Switch)
  • Trine 3 (Switch)
  • Forager (Switch)
  • Catch A Duck (Switch)
  • The Tower of Beatrice (Switch)
  • Chroma Squad (Switch)
  • Illusion of L'Phalcia (Switch)
  • Solo: Islands of the Heart (Switch)
  • Standby (Switch)
  • Omega Labyrinth Life (Switch)
  • Pandemic (Switch)
  • Dungeon Warfare (Switch)
  • Shinobi Spirits S: Legend of Heroes (Switch)

Right then, onto the trailers. We'll begin proceedings with gameplay of Chroma Squad, which is well worth checking out, and Burger Chef Tycoon, a much milder, more chill version of the excellent Cook, Serve, Delicious! games. There's also some footage of the new franchise career mode from Madden 20, which has come on in leaps and bounds much like the FIFA solo campaign.

Bit of a quiet week, then. Mutant Year Zero is great if you want an XCOM-like experience on the Switch — although there's still so much Fire Emblem to play.


Comments

    Personally I'm hoping the No Man's Sky Beyond update makes its "end of July" release date.

    Holy crap that is a lot of great stuff for the Switch. Mutant Year Zero, Forager, Church in the Darkness... with this month having Fire Emblem, DQ Builders 2 and Marvel Ultimate 3 - whatever happened to dry July?

    Also thought Madden was an end of August release typically? Seems weird it being so early.

    Tried to watch the Chroma Squad trailer. British man trying to be comedic but not pulling it off ruined it.

      Do they have a school for British Youtubers to teach them to sound like annoying dickheads or something? So many of them sound exactly like that guy and it makes their content unwatchable.

        wow. You new to the internet or something? Thats TB. Have some respect for the deceased.

          Respect for the deceased? I think you might be the one new to the internet.
          In all seriousness though, I didn't know it was him as I never followed his vids. Meant no disrespect.

        I think they just assume that the rest of the world likes their accent to the point of enjoyment regardless of any lack of wit or comedic timing. It was just painful and cringe-y to listen to.

      I honestly don't know why everybody loved Total Biscuit's videos - I always found him smug and annoying, and ranting about video options got old real quick.

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