DC Comics, Soulslike and the French Revolution: Switch Games of the Week

game news DC Comics, Soulslike and the French Revolution: Switch Games of the Week

In anticipation of Xenoblade Chronicles 3 launching later this month, the JV editorial team brings you a selection of titles scheduled to release this second week of July on the Switch eShop.


  • weather on frog island
  • Ambition: a minuet in power
  • darker skies
  • Pascal’s Wager: Definitive Edition
  • running in magic
  • Table of Tales: The Crooked Crown
  • DC Krypto Super-Dog: The Adventures of Krypto and Ace

weather on frog island

Within weather on frog island You play as a young man who is shipwrecked on a strange island populated by frogs. To repair your ship you will have to make multiple trades that will take you to the four corners of the island. Throughout the adventure, various friendly characters will cross your path, while puzzles await you to force you to rack your brains and find hidden chests. The title offers a sandbox island where the player can create their own paths, but also collect new items by farming or fishing. In this way, you can even concoct potions that will change the way you move and give you access to new abilities.

  • Release date: July 12
  • Buying time on Frog Island on the Switch eShop

Ambition: a minuet in power

It’s hard to find a better release date than July 14 for a title like Ambition: a minuet in power set… in France, in 1789. In this romantic visual novel where your choices determine the course of history, you can attend the extravagant parties of nobles to gain coveted wealth and power, rather than find true love. However, while evolving in these circles, one must be careful with the revolution that is brewing so as not to end up on the wrong side of the guillotine. Thanks to the calendar system, the player can plan his commitments in Paris every week and thus manipulate the hearts of the Parisian nobles. And, of course, it’s up to you to use gossip to your advantage, while being careful to maintain your credibility and safety.

  • Release date: July 14
  • Buy Ambition: A Minuet in Power on the Switch eShop

darker skies

darker skies is a third person horror game in which you play as Jack, a survivor of the War of the Worlds who seeks to make a heat ray to regain his freedom and thus rebuild civilization. But to get there, you will have to explore the monstrosities that populate the Earth after the interplanetary war. It’s up to you to take on psychotic enemies and some living Martians as you try to collect items from the heat ray. The title has a system to make weapons and objects, but also to combine them to eliminate creatures that cross your path. However, you can always take the stealthy route and sneak in to go unnoticed, depending on the situation.

  • Release date: July 14
  • Buy Darker Skies on the Switch eShop

Pascal’s Wager: Definitive Edition

Initially released in 2020, Pascal’s wager gets a definitive edition on Switch. In this action RPG set in a dark fantasy universe, players take on the role of the Heralds trying to discover who is behind the mysterious “Dark Mist”. Obviously, each of the five available characters has their own combat system, so it’s up to you to find the style that suits you best to take on the devious bosses that await you. As you may have understood, the title is in the vein of Soulslike, and even offers a dark atmosphere that may remind blood borne. As for this Definitive Edition, know that it includes HD textures and collects all available DLC.

  • Release date: July 14
  • Buy Pascal’s Wager: Definitive Edition on Switch eShop

running in magic

As the name suggests, running in magic is a runner in which the player takes control of a desperate wizard looking to avoid the Grim Reaper, a clumsy grim reaper who is in no hurry. To flee, you will have to jump to avoid drops using your flying powers, while avoiding the pits. But be careful, you will have to collect magic distributed in various places of the level to fuel your abilities and be able to adapt to all situations. Beyond pixel art landscapes, the title offers five worlds with different themes, as well as a short story with a touch of humor. Finally, four difficulty modes for all audiences are also included.

  • Release date: July 14
  • Buy Running on Magic on the Switch eShop


With his ultra-colorful art direction, UFO super fighter is an action game featuring a new galactic sport that is lighting up the Milky Way called siphovning. In the latter, each athlete is at the controls of a UFO and must grab the treasures before their opponent in 1v1, while pulling the object towards their target. To accomplish this, they each have a gravitational beam that can lift objects, and your mastery of it is the key to winning. By its principle, the title can be played alone or in pairs, both locally and online. Finally, a collection mode is presented to contemplate all the objects accumulated so far.

  • Release date: July 14
  • Buy Running on Magic on the Switch eShop

Table of Tales: The Crooked Crown

Table of Tales: The Crooked Crown is an RPG where the player sits at a magical table that brings adventures to life. In this story-driven campaign led by an amazing Dungeon Master, it’s up to you to take the helm and command your four buccaneers to discover a world ruled by sorcery and sword fighting. Obviously, your choices will be important in the rest of the story and you will be able to decide whether or not to face the enemies, since you have the possibility of seducing them or being discreet to get out of them. As for the combats, they take place in turns and are resolved using dice, cards and skill rolls. So each character has their own abilities and progression tree, the experience is inspired by the nostalgia of tabletop RPGs.

  • Release date: July 14
  • Buy Table of Tales: The Crooked Crown on the Switch eShop

DC Krypto Super-Dog: The Adventures of Krypto and Ace

Inspired by the movie of the same name, DC Krypto Super-Dog: The Adventures of Krypto and Ace is a shooting game in which Krypto and Ace take to the air to defend the streets of Metropolis. As Lex Luthor plans to rid the city of stray animals, our two heroes use all of his powers to stop them. For one, Krypto has his Thermal Vision and Chilling Bark from him, while Ace uses his Batarang Barrage and Shoulder Bash attacks to take down the LexBots. Between two missions, you can try and find a home for the rescued animals thanks to the Adoption Center that allows you to get rewards.

  • Release date: July 15
  • Buy DC Krypto Super-Dog: Adventures of Krypto and Ace on the Switch eShop

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