Part 3 of 4.
As October reaches its midway point, welcome back to our efforts to highlight some formidable games all releasing on the Nintendo Switch this month. Having already covered the likes of Bang-On Balls: Chronicles, Wargroove 2, Front Mission 2: Remake, and Terra Alia: The Language Discovery RPG, it is now time to share our third selection of four games releasing this month:
[Guide] 16 Games Releasing on Nintendo Switch | October 2023 (Part 3)
Bish Bash Bolts (October 19, 2023)
Genre: Action, Strategy, Multiplayer, Party
No. of Players: 1 – 4 (Single System) | 1 – 4 (Online)
File Size: 1.2 GB
Bish Bash Bots is a unique mix of casual tower defense strategy and all-out brawling action. Team up in couch co-op / online play or go it alone to save the world.
In a cartoony take on the distant future, robots have become an integral part of everyday life. But everything changes when the bots, seemingly for no reason, malfunction and start stealing all of the world’s technology.
Amongst the chaos, a rag-tag team of unlikely heroes step up to save humanity. Armed with their respective skills, our heroes have set out on a grand adventure to reset the robots and save the world. Build upgradable turrets, unlock new gadgets and bash bots with giant hammers.
Journey across the world through vibrant and colourful biomes. Use strategy to defend against swarms of robots and save humanity!
Dynamic Enemies – Large swarms of bots that navigate dynamically – can be pushed, shoved and bashed around by players and turrets.
Strategy Meets Brawling – A unique mix of casual tower defense strategy and all-out brawling action. Swing giant hammers, run and jump around vibrant levels and figure out how best to use your turrets against the incoming waves of bots.
Play With Friends or Solo – Designed to be fun both in co-op multiplayer and single player. Play online or locally up to 4 players. You can also play with any combination of online and local players together.
Level Variety – Travel the futuristic world through 32 vibrant and varied levels. Contend with unique challenges across 8 biomes – from the Volcano overheating your turrets to the mutant plants grabbing players in the Jungle.
Unlock New Tech – Add new turrets and gadgets to your collection as you progress through the world. Use them to combat the variety of unique bots. Complete challenges to unlock new cosmetics.
Never a Dull Moment – Players are always in the action, not just waiting for events to play out. Build and upgrade turrets, collect scrap, bash bots and use unique special turrets in your fight to save the world.
HOT WHEELS UNLEASHED 2 – Turbocharged (October 19, 2023)
Genre: Racing, Arcade
No. of Players: 1 – 2 (Single System) | 1 – 12 (Online)
File Size: 5.9 GB
If you thought the first chapter was awesome, well, buckle up because we are going to blow you away with incredible new features!
MORE WHEELS FOR YOUR FUN – First things first: make room on your virtual shelf because you can access more than 130 vehicles, and even more varieties! Yes, not only Hot Wheels™ Originals, but also Hot Wheels™ Monster Trucks and vehicles from the entertainment world. Now you can also ride motorbikes and ATVs, each with their own unique racing style to take on every track in the most strategic way!
A brand new system will define the vehicles’ category, which can be upgraded with the dedicated skill tree that will directly affect their performance. Watch your car become unstoppable!
NEW PLACES TO CALL HOME – Whether it’s the backyard of a house in the suburbs or a mini-golf course in a village in the Wild West, your tracks will be surrounded by the most stunning environments!
Discover 5 brand new locations, master their secrets, and you’ll feel right at home both there and on the podium.
New terrains are another fantastic new entry that will make your races even more exciting and challenging. Grass, sand and more will directly affect the handling of the vehicle: something to keep in mind when you’ll choose your ride. Strategy plays an even bigger role now!
SHOW OFF YOUR MOVES – Before impressing your opponents with a great victory, leave them speechless with new crazy moves! In addition to Drift and Boost, now you can show off your Lateral Dash and Single or Double Jump. Use them wisely and at the right time to bump into your rivals and kick them off the track… or simply to avoid those barriers!
And with the new Jumps you can skip the traffic ahead and also find new secret shortcuts!
JUST THE WAY YOU LIKE IT – Are you a daredevil who turns every race into pure adrenaline? Or maybe you’re the type who likes to test their limits? Did you say “fan of huge crashes”? Well, HOT WHEELS UNLEASHED™ 2 – Turbocharged brings to the table all of that and much more. Different game modes for whatever “fun” means to you, off and online.
UNLEASH YOUR CREATIVITY! – The most acclaimed editors are back! Create the track of your dreams with the powerful Track Editor, or use the best creations from the community!
And of course, beautiful tracks call for awesome cars. The new and improved Livery Editor is what you need: with new tools like the Stickers Editor you can design and save patterns and shapes, to create your masterpiece. We are sure the best one will come from your imagination!
IT’S A WHOLE NEW STORY – Literally. The new campaign mode features a brand new and original story-driven adventure! The city is under attack and only you can save it from the creatures. How? Easy, winning exciting dedicated races and challenges! Ok, it won’t actually be that easy… but it will surely be exciting! So get ready to be not just a winner, but a real hero!
Warm Snow (October 20, 2023)
Genre: Action, Role-Playing
No. of Players: 1 (Single System)
File Size: 1.3 GB
In the year 27 of the Longwu era, a strange warm snow refuses to melt and plunges the world into chaos, turning the people into uncontrollable monsters.
As you play “Bi An”, a mysterious warrior wandering in this oriental dark fantasy universe, your mission is to confront the 5 houses which used to protect the world by delivering them from the corruption and finally defeat the White Lotus.
Adapt your equipment to your way of fighting and engage in challenging battles against fierce enemies to solve the riddle behind the warm snow and deliver the world from this plague!
- A vast and nervous roguelike – Customize your gameplay by choosing weapons, powers, and elements to adapt your fighting style and find the gameplay that suits you!
- A story with a neat “silk painting” inspired art direction – Immerse yourself in a rich story with stunning visuals inspired by silk paintings, adding poetry and elegance to the game world.
- An exotic universe inspired from the Chinese folklore – Explore a fantasy world inspired by Chinese folklore, with mythical creatures, stunning landscapes, and an authentic atmosphere that immerses you in this rich culture.
- Replay Value – Replay endlessly until you finally discover the truth about the “Warm Snow” and put an end to it.
Dave the Diver (October 25, 2023)
Genre: Adventure, Role-Playing, Simulation, Action
No. of Players: 1 (Single System)
File Size: 1.9 GB
DAVE THE DIVER is a casual, single-player adventure RPG featuring deep-sea exploration and fishing during the day and sushi restaurant management at night. Join Dave and his quirky friends as they seek to uncover the secrets of the mysterious Blue Hole.
- An adventure, RPG, management hybrid – Explore and unravel the mysteries in the depths of the Blue Hole by day and run a successful exotic sushi restaurant by night.
- It’s easy to get hooked on the satisfying gameplay loop!
- Casual combat and gathering gameplay with rogue-like elements – Dive into the ever-changing Blue Hole and use a harpoon and other weapons to catch fish and various creatures.
- Upgrade and forge equipment with collected resources and sushi restaurant profits to prepare for the dangers that lurk in the unknown.
Running out of oxygen means leaving collected items and fish behind!
- Eccentric characters with a lighthearted narrative – Quirky but lovable characters and a story full of in-jokes, spoofs, and other humorous scenes provide an approachable and enjoyable gameplay experience.
- A beautiful sea environment with attractive 2D/3D Art – A combination of pixel and 3D graphics provides a stunning art style that showcases breathtaking underwater scenery.
This oceanic adventure is set in the real marine environment of a Blue Hole filled with over 200 kinds of sea creatures.
- Ample additional content to complement the main gameplay loop – Minigames, side quests, and multiple storylines provide many hours of entertainment and varied gameplay.
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.