Part 2 of 4.

As April continues to get underway, welcome back to our efforts to highlight some formidable games all releasing on the Nintendo Switch. this month. Having already covered the likes of Batora: Lost Haven, Pupperazzi, Catgotchi: Virtual Pet and Super Cute Alien’s Adventure, it is time to showcase our next selection of four upcoming titles:


[Guide] 16 Games Releasing on Nintendo Switch this April (Part 2)

Process of Elimination (US: April 11, 2023 | EU: April 14, 2023)

Publisher: NIS America

Genre: Board Game, Puzzle

No. of Players: 1 (Single System)

File Size: 2.5 GB

Price: $39.99 


A hapless student named Wato Hojo finds himself among a group of talented detectives and must take part in their investigation to stop a prolific serial killer that hides among their ranks. Can they solve the case before they’re all eliminated?

The 13 voice actors in total provide a wide variety of voices for the parts!

TRON: Identity (April 11, 2023)

Publisher: Bithell Games

Genre: Adventure, Puzzle

No. of Players: 1 (Single System)

File Size: 2.6 GB

Price: $14.99


In a new Grid, forgotten by its creator and left alone to evolve without User intervention, an unprecedented crime has been committed. The Repository stands at the center of this society. In the aftermath of a break-in, the future of this Grid hangs in the balance.

TRON: Identity is a visual novel adventure following Query, a detective program tasked with uncovering the mystery of what was taken and by whom. Finding yourself in a world built on unstable foundations and filled with whispered knowledge, it’s up to you to question suspects and investigate your surroundings to piece together the truth.

The decisions you make will actively influence the story, with a multitude of possible outcomes, good and bad – all depending on your carefully chosen words. You’ll interact with a number of intriguing characters, and decide whether to ally with them, spurn them, or even derezz them. However you choose to deal with them, you’ll need to recover their lost memories in your search for answers, puzzling your way through defragging Identity Discs.

  • A new extension of the TRON franchise – Unlock a never-before-seen server filled with new, original programs to join forces with or oppose.
  • Beautiful, hand-crafted character art – Watch the story come to life through detailed, uniquely designed characters.
  • Rich world-building and storytelling – In a brand-new Grid with its own nuanced structure, there is much to discover about the programs and places around you.
  • Reveal memories – The truth of the case is hidden in the Identity Discs of those around you. Defrag their Discs to navigate the complex path to a solution in these unique puzzles.
  • One mystery, many endings – Your choices will determine the outcome you see, with a protagonist that lets you take the reins and doesn’t corner you into one approach.
  • Developed by the award-winning team behind Thomas Was Alone and Subsurface Circular – Brought to you by a team steeped in sci-fi stories, we are incredibly excited to share this game with you.

Wildfrost (April 12, 2023)

Publisher: Chucklefish

Genre: Strategy, Adventure

No. of Players: 1 (Single System)

File Size: 720 MB

Price: $19.99


The sun has frozen over, succumbing to the Wildfrost. The town of Snowdwell and its survivors stand as the last bastion against an eternal winter… Build up a deck of powerful card companions and elemental items, as you battle to banish the frost once and for all!

  • Perfect your card battling skills and craft a deck unique to you, as you journey across an unforgiving frosty landscape.
  • Collect and upgrade card companions, ready to withstand waves of deceptively cute Pengoons, Gobblers and brutish boss monsters.
  • Plan ahead in battles with the help of a dynamic counter system to map out your next move and fend off frosty foes.
  • Upgrade and customise your favourite companions with wobbly charms to enhance their powers.
  • Take shelter in the town of Snowdwell between runs, constructing buildings to unlock new cards, tribes, events and more to aid in your fight against the everlasting frost.
  • Test your skills with daily runs and challenges, creating endless replayability!

Castle of Shikigami2 (April 13, 2023)

Publisher: Cosmo Machia

Genre: Arcade, Action, Adventure

No. of Players: 1 – 2 (Single System)

File Size: 1.2 GB

Price: $34.99


“Castle of Shikigami2” is a bullet-hell shooting game that first appeared in arcades in 2003 and was later ported to home video game consoles.

Twenty years have passed since the arcade version was released, and this new version of the game features “New Entry Mode” and “Dramatic Change Mode” as well as “Arcade Mode”.

The game allows players to enjoy a deep storyline while still being a shooting game.
Dramatic shooting “Castle of Shikigami2” is finally here!

  • New Entry Mode – The enemy placement in all stages has been revamped to provide a new experience in this timeless masterpiece. There are many tricks that even the most experienced players will not be able to clear easily.
  • Dramatic Change Mode – A mode in which the two-player story can now be enjoyed alone. Players can switch between characters to enjoy the deep storyline.
  • Split Play & Vertical Screen Support – Two players can now play on a single console! The vertical screen gives you a nostalgic arcade feel!
  • Dedicated Internet Ranking – Internet ranking is supported! Show the world your record!

All details regarding the games above were true at the time we sourced them directly from Nintendo’s own website. If there are any changes between now and each game’s eventual release, we apologize in advance and we hope you have enjoyed the selected titles so far. For even more games, we hope you come back for the next instalment.

By Jack Longman

In 2015, when rumours of the NX and Zelda U were everywhere, my brother and I started Miketendo64 and we've been running it ever since. As the Editor-in-Chief, I have attended video gaming events in three different countries, been to preview events, and penned more than 4,000 articles to date, ranging from news, to features, reviews, interviews and guides. I love gaming and I love all things Nintendo. I also love Networking, so don't be afaid to reach out. Email: / Website: YouTube channel:

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