Introducing the eight biggest games you need to play this month…

Move over The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, Etrian Odyssey Origins Collection is finally here, but it’s not the only big game releasing on the Nintendo Switch. With plenty of interesting games to choose from, here are the seven biggest games releasing on the Nintendo Switch this month:


[Guide] The Biggest Games Releasing on Nintendo Switch | June 2023:

Etrian Odyssey Origins Collection (June 1, 2023)

Publisher: SEGA

Genre: Role-Playing

No. of Players: 1 (Single System)

File Size: 2.2 GB

Price: $79.99


Create endless adventure with the Etrian Odyssey Origins Collection!

Explore the rich beginnings of this RPG franchise with remasters of three timeless adventures that inspire players to go on a journey of discovery, mapping deep dungeons, and building customized parties for exploring and engaging in tactical combat. Play as the leader of a guild of adventurers, searching for rare treasures and secrets within the depths of a vast, sprawling labyrinth. Traverse and draw a map of the environment while encountering enemies large and small in turn-based combat, then return to town to rest, sell materials for better equipment, and manage your party, selecting from a collection of heroes to build the right team for the job.


Etrian Odyssey Origins Collection Features:

  • Survive a vast, labyrinthian forest on the edge of a peaceful village in Etrian Odyssey HD, journey to a floating castle in the sky in Etrian Odyssey II HD, and be transported to an oceanic paradise and rumors of a drowned city in Etrian Odyssey III HD.
  • Touch screen mapping functionality for the Nintendo Switch™: Plot your progress through the labyrinth, drawing walls and placing icons to note special events and resources
  • Newly remastered graphics, remastered soundtrack and quality of life improvements including difficulty selection and save slots
  • Easy access to the Monstrous Codex, quest log and skill tree
  • Maximize your adventuring by optimizing your party, choose the character classes that work for your playstyle

Loop8: Summer of Gods (June 5, 2023)

Publisher: Marvelous / XSEED

Genre: Role-Playing

No. of Players: 1 (Single System)

File Size: 3.5 GB

Price: $49.99


Step into the life of Nini, a newly earthbound teen who arrives in the quaint Japanese town of Ashihara in August 1983. Explore the town, befriend its people, and face off against the Kegai in turn-based battles where the outcomes depend on the relationships you’ve built and the decisions you’ve made. Use Nini’s special connection to the gods to reset the world, with each loop allowing Nini and his allies to relive the 8th month over and over until they get it right…or the Kegai overcome them entirely.

With one month until the world ends, how will you spend each day?

  • Live an Ordinary Life, Fight Extraordinary Enemies – Build bonds with Ashihara’s residents while protecting the town from the ever-present threat of the Kegai, repeating the cycle to uncover how your everyday actions impact your battles in the Underworld, and vice versa.
  • Choices That Can Change the World – Loop8’s emotion-driven AI system responds to every action you take and decision you make. Characters’ emotions and stories will vary greatly based on your choices, making each playthrough wholly unique.
  • A Picturesque View of Rural Japan – Your adventure takes place in a nostalgic and beautifully recreated snapshot of a rural Japanese townscape. Head downtown to recharge at a local restaurant, or hang out at the shops to strengthen your bonds with other characters.
  • Relive the Past to Alter the Future – Though the deadline for humanity’s extinction draws ever closer, Ashihara’s fate remains in your hands. Repeatedly return to the start of August, alter your actions, and see how they turn the tides of destiny across multiple endings.

MotoGP 23 (June 8, 2023)

Publisher: Milestone

Genre: Racing, Sports, Simulation

No. of Players: 1 (Single System) | 2 – 8 (Local Wireless)

File Size: 10 GB

Price: $39.99


Open the throttle, pass your opponents and cross the finish line. Live the dream of being the next champion with the new MotoGP™23, more amazing and challenging than ever!

Compete in the three official championship categories MotoGP™, Moto2™ and Moto3™, step into the shoes of your favorite rider and head to the track to experience the adrenaline of the 2023 season.

NEW CAREER, NEW CHALLENGES – Embark on your path to set the record: make your debut in Moto3™ and depending on your results, climb the rankings and go up a class. In the motorsport world, every decision counts! Influence the trend of a season by planning your career in a way that best suits you. Develop your bike to get increasingly improved performance and also keep the most experienced opponents at bay, win your position on the official team by beating the leading rider, or change teams to prove that what makes the difference is not the bike, but you!
Use Social Media during the game to establish relationships between teams and with other riders, but be careful! Any friendly rivalry started in the community will continue on the track.

ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN – The feature highest in demand is now in the game: dynamic weather will not only make the races more realistic, but also more unpredictable.

MotoGP™23 IS FOR EVERYONE – Discover the new neural aids system that uses artificial intelligence to intervene in the most critical moments of your race and guarantee you a custom-made experience without taking the control of your bike away from you.
Do you want to get ready for the challenges of the 2023 season in the best possible way? Pop over to the MotoGP™ Academy and perfect your performance with specific training for every circuit. NEVER

NEVER GO UNNOTICED – Rider stickers, helmet and number: customize your MotoGP™ experience by using four essential graphic editors and show off a unique style to leave your mark as you cross the finish line!

STORY OF SEASONS: A Wonderful Life (June 27, 2023)

Publisher: Marvelous / XSEED

Genre: Simulation

No. of Players: 1 (Single System)

File Size: 1.1 GB

Price: $49.99


Put down roots on your new farm in the peaceful town of Forgotten Valley. Forge precious memories as you weave your own generation-spanning tale of friendship, family, and farming. Bring life to the land by cultivating crops and raising animals, find love among the town’s friendly folk, and make lasting memories with a family of your very own in this reimagining of a beloved farming classic.

  • Establish your homestead – Live a carefree life on the farm growing an abundance of crops and nurturing the land to improve your yield. Raise cute animals that reward your affection with handy produce that is perfect for recipes, as gifts or sold for a profit at your very own market stall. Discover new animals, create hybrid crops, and build upgradeable facilities to help you on your way to a dream life in Forgotten Valley.
  • Befriend the residents of Forgotten Valley – Find new friends among the charming cast of characters in the tranquil town of Forgotten Valley, and get to know them through all-new events! In this close-knit community, there’s an abundance of memorable personalities, from the mischievous Nature Sprites to the nutty scientist Daryl, that make Forgotten Valley…unforgettable!
  • Tell your story your way – Play as male, female, or non-binary, and customize your look as you start your new story in Forgotten Valley. Regardless of how you choose to play, all of the eight eligible bachelors and bachelorettes have romantic potential, so you can truly be who you want to be and fall in love with your heart’s desire.
  • Fall in love, start a family, and build precious memories – Once you’ve found your one true love, it’s time to settle down and start a family. Watch your child grow into adulthood as the years pass! Will they inherit the farm? Or will they find their calling somewhere else? Help your family thrive across the decades in Forgotten Valley, guiding your child on the path to finding a future that’s right for them.
  • A Wonderful Life for a new generation! – Revisit a beloved story as never before, with updated visuals, additional marriage candidates, new animals, seasonal events, and a wide array of gameplay improvements. This reimagined version of A Wonderful Life brings all of the heart and charm of the original to a new generation as the definitive experience of one of the most cherished entries in the long-running farming series.

AEW: Fight Forever (June 29, 2023)

Publisher: THQ Nordic

Genre: Sports, Fighting

No. of Players: 1 – 4 (Single System) | 1 – 2 (Online)

File Size: 11 GB

Price: $59.99


Developed by YUKE’S Co., Ltd., creators of numerous, multi-million unit selling wrestling games, AEW: Fight Forever combines arcade-wrestling game feel with innovative All Elite Wrestling finishers and tandem offensive moves. The All Elite Wrestling promotion is currently taking TNT and TBS networks by storm every week with their Rampage and Dynamite shows, featuring some of the biggest legends to enter the ring plus a stable of brand new, high-flying, AEW talent.

AEW: Fight Forever brings more than 50 of the best of the best from that talent roster together in one game! Online co-op wrestling is going completely next level in Fight Forever with Tag Team matches that feature sequences of team maneuvers performed with simple commands. More than 10 different game modes, including Unsanctioned Lights Out and Falls Count Anywhere PLUS more than 40 weapons, deep customization, career mode, and mini-games all await in AEW: Fight Forever!

Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective (June 30, 2023)

Publisher: CAPCOM

Genre: Action, Adventure

No. of Players: 1 (Single System)

File Size: 2.7 GB

Price: $29.99


“Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective” was created by Shu Takumi, the creator of the Ace Attorney series, and is now back in a long-requested HD remaster of the original 2010 release! Yasumasa Kitagawa, the popular composer who created the music for “The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles,” has created a remastered 1-to-1 soundtrack for the entire game. Players can seamlessly switch between the original and remastered soundtracks. Additionally, new extra features such as the “Illustrations” and “Music” features have been added. Tonight, we rise from the dead!


Story Synopsis:

A dark night. In a corner of town, our main character loses his life to a single bullet. Reawakening as a spirit, he realizes he has lost his memories along with his life.

“Who am I?

Why was I killed?

Who killed me?

…And what is the meaning of these ‘Powers of the Dead’ I’ve been given?”

Tomorrow morning, his spirit will disappear.

A unique clue-chasing story has begun!

The first of those clues is a single female detective, who seems to have witnessed the murder…

Everybody 1-2-Switch (June 30, 2023)

Publisher: Nintendo

Genre: Party

No. of Players: N/A

File Size: 3.3 GB

Price: $29.99


Mix up your next get-together with the Everybody 1-2-Switch!™ game. Grab some Joy-Con™ controllers* or smart devices** for team-based games that are easy to set up and feature everything from balloons to aliens, and more! People at your next party can get moving and show off their teamwork in this multiplayer mashup.

A mix of games and modes to keep you on your toes!

Use Joy-Con controllers or smart devices, team up, and let the games begin. Split into teams and see which group can win a certain number of games first. Many games have several variations that change up the rules or add extra challenge!

Master Detective Archives: RAIN CODE (June 30, 2023)

Publisher: Spike Chunsoft

Genre: Adventure, Arcade

No. of Players: 1 (Single System)

File Size: 14.7 GB

Price: $59.99


A brand new lucid-noir detective adventure game from the minds behind the Danganronpa series.

  • Story: Kanai Ward – the city of rain – is gripped by innumerable unsolved mysteries, under the complete control of Amaterasu Corporation.
    Master Detectives of the World Detective Organization, a group dedicated to eradicating the world’s unsolved mysteries, rise to the challenge of uncovering the truth.

    • Yuma and Shinigami must work alongside the Master Detectives to solve unsolved cases.
  • Game Introduction: Progress the story by conducting investigations in the real world, gathering clues needed to solve the case,
    then using those clues to conquer the Mystery Labyrinth.

    • In the Mystery Labyrinth, the goal is to use the evidence collected during an investigation to reach the truth.
  • Investigation: Take control of Yuma and explore Kanai Ward.
    • Talk with people in the city, investigate crime scenes and collect Solution Keys that can be used as evidence.
  • Forensic Forte: The Master Detectives investigating together with Yuma have special abilities.
    • Forensic Fortes such as Postcognition and Disguise can be utilized to find hidden evidence and testimonies.
  • Mystery Labyrinth: As the investigation progresses, the Mystery Labyrinth will appear, a realm where the mysteries of a case materialize. The mysteries will take shape as various gimmicks and traps.
    • Confront it with the Solution Keys that have been collected.
  • Reasoning Death Match: In the Mystery Labyrinth, Mystery Phantoms will appear to prevent Yuma from getting to the heart of a case.
    • Fight back in simple yet exciting action sequences, and slash through them with the Solution Blade to reach the truth.
  • Elements Other than the Main Story: Collect Memory Shards hidden around Kanai Ward to watch episodes featuring Yuma and the other detectives, and enjoy different stories outside the main story by helping people in need through subquests.

Do you agree with our selection of titles or feel like we’ve left a few games out? Please let us know!

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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