The Nintendo Switch is not slowing down in 2024, as it offers a variety of new games for its fans to enjoy. From action-packed adventures to relaxing puzzles, there is something for everyone in the first month of the new year. Here are 9 exciting new games coming to Nintendo Switch in January 2024.
If you are looking for a unique twist on the Metroidvania genre, you might want to check out Laika: Aged Through Blood. This game lets you explore a post-apocalyptic world on a motorbike, as you fight enemies, solve puzzles, and upgrade your vehicle. Laika: Aged Through Blood received critical acclaim on Steam in 2023, and it is coming to Switch on January 11, 2024.
Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown
The Prince of Persia series returns with a new entry that combines platforming, combat, and exploration. Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown is a fast-paced Metroidvania game that takes you to different realms and timelines, as you wield the power of the Sands of Time. The game features stunning graphics, fluid animations, and challenging puzzles. Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown launches on January 18, 2024.
Another Code: Recollection
Fans of mystery and adventure games will be delighted to play Another Code: Recollection, a remake of the cult classic DS and Wii games. You play as Ashley Edwards, a young girl who travels to Blood Edward Island to find her father, who is presumed dead. Along the way, you will uncover secrets, solve riddles, and use the Switch’s touchscreen and motion controls. Another Code: Recollection arrives on January 19, 2024.
Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Rumble in the Jungle
The rivalry between Mario and Donkey Kong is reignited in Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Rumble in the Jungle, a new puzzle-platformer game. You can control both Mario and Donkey Kong, as well as their minions, to overcome obstacles, collect items, and battle bosses. The game also features a level editor, where you can create and share your own stages online. Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Rumble in the Jungle releases on January 25, 2024.
Princess Peach: Royal Rescue
Princess Peach is not waiting for Mario to save her in Princess Peach: Royal Rescue, a new action-adventure game. Instead, she takes matters into her own hands, as she uses her parasol, emotions, and allies to fight enemies, explore locations, and rescue her friends. The game has a colorful and charming art style, as well as a co-op mode for up to four players. Princess Peach: Royal Rescue debuts on January 26, 2024.
Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door HD
One of the most beloved RPGs of all time, Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door, is getting a HD remaster on Switch. The game follows Mario and his partners, as they search for the seven Crystal Stars and the legendary treasure hidden behind the Thousand-Year Door. The game features witty dialogue, turn-based combat, and paper-themed mechanics. Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door HD comes out on January 28, 2024.
Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon HD
Another classic game that is getting a HD remaster on Switch is Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon. This game sees Luigi returning to his ghost-busting career, as he explores five haunted mansions with his trusty Poltergust 5000. The game has a spooky and humorous atmosphere, as well as a multiplayer mode for up to four players. Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon HD launches on January 29, 2024.
Hollow Knight: Silksong
One of the most anticipated indie games of 2024 is Hollow Knight: Silksong, the sequel to the critically acclaimed Hollow Knight. This game stars Hornet, the princess-protector of Hallownest, as she ventures into a new and vast kingdom of insects and secrets. The game promises to deliver a challenging and rewarding gameplay experience, with new abilities, enemies, and bosses. Hollow Knight: Silksong finally arrives on January 31, 2024.
The SteamWorld series is known for its diverse and innovative gameplay, and SteamWorld Build is no exception. This game is a sandbox simulation game, where you can create and customize your own steampunk world. You can also explore, mine, craft, and trade with other players online. SteamWorld Build is a game that lets you unleash your creativity and imagination. SteamWorld Build releases on January 31, 2024.
These are just some of the new games that are coming to Nintendo Switch in January 2024. There are many more titles to look forward to in the rest of the year, as the Switch continues to offer a rich and varied library of games for its fans.