SwitchArcade Round-Up: ‘Five Nights at Freddy’s: Help Wanted’, ‘Monstrum’, and Today’s Other New Releases, Plus the Latest Sales


Good day light readers, and welcome to the SwitchArcade Spherical-Up for Might 22nd, 2020. With it being Friday, we’ve obtained loads of new releases to take a look at in the present day. That features shock launch Journey to the Savage Planet and the most recent launch within the 5 Nights at Freddy’s collection amongst many others. We’ve additionally obtained a ton of latest gross sales to dig into. Let’s take a look and see what’s what!

New Releases

Journey to the Savage Planet ($29.99)

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This humorous exploration sport hit different platforms a number of months again to an honest if not overwhelmingly constructive reception. It’s a first-person sport however don’t are available anticipating a shooter. You’re meant to discover as a lot as doable and discover secrets and techniques whereas navigating the often-hostile creatures that inhabit the planet. It’s a bit tough across the edges however the writing is sharp and at its greatest moments it actually is superb. Even the clunkier bits can typically elicit a chuckle relying in your mind set.

5 Nights at Freddy’s: Assist Wished ($29.99)

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5 Nights at Freddy’s: Assist Wished was initially a VR sport, and it was a particularly profitable one. It obtained a re-release as a non-VR sport on some platforms, and that model has now made its approach to the Change. It is a assortment of mini-games involving the places and characters from a number of of the FNAF video games and as such provides you a brand new perspective on some very acquainted sights. It’s surprisingly fairly good, and if in case you have any love for the collection in any respect you’ll most likely like it. As everybody thinks it’s humorous that I get scared from FNAF video games, I’ve in fact been assigned to evaluation this one. Please stay up for it.

Monstrum ($29.99)

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Oh, bizarre. One other first-person horror roguelite sport. I feel we had a kind of yesterday. Oh properly. Monstrum is a reasonably cool sport when you like first-person roguelites. It’s not as action-packed as some comparable video games, as a substitute having extra of a survival-horror vibe to it. There are three totally different monster varieties, and also you gained’t know which one you’re going through every time till you begin the sport. The entire thing takes place on a ship, although it clearly adjustments every time you play. You’ll need to study the format and escape routes in a rush if you wish to preserve one step forward of no matter monster you’re up towards. Make a mistake and it’s throughout. Good things.

Idea Destruction ($four.99)

Form of Destruction Derby crossed with cardboard crafting, Idea Destruction is about as pleasurable as that sport is now. The automobiles break aside as you go, and there are 4 totally different modes the place you may crash to your coronary heart’s content material. You’ll earn factors if you play, and you need to use these factors to unlock extra automobiles. Two gamers can play collectively domestically, however there’s no on-line mode. I don’t know. It’s actually shallow, however it may be enjoyable. For the worth it’s going for, I may see some individuals being pleased with it.

Animal Up! ($2.99)

Uh… properly, this has some huge “early iPhone sport” vitality, and that might be a very good factor or a nasty factor relying on what you’re searching for. The thought right here is that your character runs forwards and backwards holding an animal and you must press the button on the proper time to toss it as much as one other character on the subsequent flooring. Repeat till the animal is as much as the highest flooring, at which level the stage is cleared. Water rises up from the underside so as to add a little bit of strain, so you must transfer rapidly. You may play with as much as 4 gamers domestically, the place you’re racing to see who can rack up the very best rating. Maybe too easy for some, however for 3 bucks I really feel prefer it provides a good bit of worth.

Arcade Archives Raiders5 ($7.99)

Hamster digs deep but once more and pulls out UPL’s 1985 maze shooter this week. I think lots of people haven’t heard of this sport and there’s most likely a very good purpose for that. Navigate slender passages and destroy targets whilst you seek for the exit of every stage. It’s… high-quality, I suppose. Not one thing I’d drop a second quarter into, which most likely means I wouldn’t spend eight bucks on it. However when you would, you’ll be pleased to know that Hamster has handled it with the standard class.

Jigsaw Masterpieces ($zero.99)

Nicely, that is an attention-grabbing approach to promote a jigsaw puzzle sport. On your ninety-nine cents, you get three footage you could play in three totally different puzzle sizes. Further footage can be found as DLC, and I’d think about it may get awfully costly if you need all of it. I imply, that is most likely a great way to check if online game jigsaw puzzles are for you or not. Assuming you may’t determine that out with out placing your fingers on a sport, that’s. The final time I truly did a jigsaw puzzle was proper after I got here to Japan. My web wasn’t going to be connected for a number of weeks and I used to be bored as heck. The jigsaw puzzle… didn’t assist.

Crypto by POWGI ($7.99)

It’s one other phrase sport from the great of us at Lightwood Video games. As you could guess from both the identify or the screenshot, it is a sport about cracking ciphers. There are 180 inspirational or well-known quotes that you simply’ll need to reveal by breaking the code for every of them. These sorts of issues have been a staple of the puzzle books I used to purchase once I was a child, and though they aren’t my favourite, I can’t deny that they move the time fairly properly.

Myths of Orion: Gentle from the North ($9.99)

An journey sport the place it’s good to defeat an evil wizard who seeks to make use of magic books to rule the world, or one thing like that. You’ll discover three kingdoms and use loads of objects on issues to attempt to make progress. Apparently there are additionally some mini-games, and a few full-motion cinematics. This isn’t an Artifex Mundi sport, but it surely positive jogs my memory of 1. Not my scene, however ten bucks looks as if an affordable worth for this type of factor. Critiques on different platforms appear okay however not nice, so I suppose it is determined by how a lot you want a repair.

Gross sales

(North American eShop, US Costs)

Tons of latest gross sales in the present day, although the majority of it’s simply the standard stuff we see virtually each week. The massive deal in the present day is the violent beat-em-up Mom Russia Bleeds, which you’ll choose up for a ridiculous ninety-nine cents. Yooka-Laylee & the Unattainable Lair has a pleasant sale happening, and Flashback is again to a buck once more. Followers of logic puzzles and phrase video games ought to discover one thing to love in Lightwood’s catalogue, lots of which are actually half-price. There’s fairly a bit within the outbox in the present day, so have a very good take a look at every little thing to be sure you’ve obtained what you need.

Choose New Video games on Sale

Yooka-Laylee & the Unattainable Lair ($20.99 from $29.99 till 5/31)
Mom Russia Bleeds ($zero.99 from $14.99 till 5/25)
Arrest of a Stone Buddha ($13.49 from $14.99 till 5/28)
Sport Tengoku Cruisin Combine ($23.99 from $29.99 till 5/28)
Crimson Wings: Aces of the Sky ($17.99 from $19.99 till 5/29)
MotoGP18 ($11.99 from $29.99 till 6/four)
The TakeOver ($17.99 from $19.99 till 6/four)
Destruction ($four.99 from $9.99 till 6/four)
Vortex Assault ($four.99 from $9.99 till 6/four)
Monkey Wall ($2.49 from $four.99 till 6/four)
Rotating Courageous ($2.49 from $four.99 till 6/four)
Gear.Membership Limitless ($four.99 from $14.99 till 6/three)
Gear.Membership Limitless 2 ($11.99 from $59.99 till 6/three)
Crash Dummy ($four.99 from $9.99 till 6/three)
Letter Quest Remastered ($2.99 from $11.99 till 6/three)

Slain: Again From Hell ($three.99 from $19.99 till 6/three)
Valfaris ($14.49 from $24.99 till 6/three)
Horror Bundle Vol.1 ($6.09 from $30.49 till 6/three)
Bleed ($three.59 from $11.99 till 6/three)
Bleed 2 ($four.49 from $14.99 till 6/three)
Bleed Full Bundle ($four.19 from $27.99 till 6/three)
Slayaway Camp ($2.99 from $14.99 till 6/three)
Don’t Die, Mr Robotic! ($zero.98 from $eight.99 till 6/three)
Three Fourths Residence: Prolonged ($zero.98 from $eight.99 till 6/three)
Flashback ($zero.99 from $19.99 till 6/three)
INK ($1.34 from $eight.99 till 6/three)
Hacky Zack ($zero.99 from $9.99 till 6/three)
INK & Hacky Zack Bundle ($2.24 from $14.99 till 6/three)
Blacksea Odyssey ($three.24 from $12.99 till 6/three)
Pipe Push Paradise ($three.73 from $10.99 till 6/three)

Contraptions ($four.99 from $9.99 till 6/three)
Uncanny Valley ($2.49 from $9.99 till 6/three)
Aquatic Journey of the Final Human ($three.89 from $12.99 till 6/three)
Fall of Gentle: Darkest ($four.49 from $14.99 till 6/three)
Shikhondo – Soul Eater ($four.19 from $13.99 till 6/three)
Nefarious ($four.49 from $14.99 till 6/three)
Vertical Drop Heroes HD ($1.99 from $9.99 till 6/three)
Reverse Crawl ($four.41 from $12.99 till 6/three)
Frost ($three.89 from $12.99 till 6/three)
1979 Revolution ($three.59 from $11.99 till 6/three)
Unexplored ($four.50 from $15.00 till 6/three)
Spectrum ($2.39 from $11.99 till 6/three)
Horizon Shift ’81 ($four.99 from $9.99 till 6/three)
Skelly Selest ($three.39 from $9.99 till 6/three)
Straimium Immortaly ($5.99 from $11.99 till 6/three)

Skelly Selest & Straimium Immortaly ($5.99 from $19.99 till 6/10)
XenoRaptor ($7.49 from $14.99 till 6/three)
Tamashii ($5.99 from $11.99 till 6/three)
Demon Pit ($four.99 from $9.99 till 6/three)
Underhero ($10.19 from $16.99 till 6/three)
Golem Gates ($7.49 from $24.99 till 6/three)
Omega Strike ($four.49 from $14.99 till 6/three)
Paranautical Exercise ($1.03 from $7.99 till 6/three)
Vegas Celebration ($10.99 from $21.99 till 6/three)
Monster Slayers ($three.74 from $14.99 till 6/three)
Tremendous Blood Hockey ($5.09 from $14.99 till 6/three)
Rooster Vary ($four.99 from $9.99 till 6/three)
Verlet Swing ($5.09 from $14.99 till 6/three)
Oniken: Unstoppable ($three.39 from $9.99 till 6/three)
Odallus: Darkish Name ($four.07 from $11.99 till 6/three)

Oniken & Odallus Bundle ($four.99 from $19.99 till 6/three)
Glass Masquerade ($three.59 from $11.99 till 6/three)
Glass Masquerade 2 ($eight.03 from $11.99 till 6/three)
Snakeybus ($eight.99 from $11.99 till 6/three)
Animated Jigsaws Assortment ($12.49 from $24.99 till 6/three)
Black Paradox ($5.09 from $14.99 till 6/three)
Pic-a-Pix Deluxe ($three.99 from $7.99 till 6/10)
Pic-a-Pix Items ($three.99 from $7.99 till 6/10)
Block-a-Pix Deluxe ($three.99 from $7.99 till 6/10)
Hyperlink-a-Pix Deluxe ($three.99 from $7.99 till 6/10)
Only a Phrase by POWGI ($three.99 from $7.99 till 6/10)
Phrase Sudoku by POWGI ($three.99 from $7.99 till 6/10)
Phrase Search by POWGI ($three.99 from $7.99 till 6/10)
Phrase Puzzles by POWGI ($four.99 from $9.99 till 6/10)
Phrase Wheel by POWGI ($three.99 from $7.99 till 6/10)

Phrase Sweeper by POWGI ($three.99 from $7.99 till 6/10)
Fifty Phrases by POWGI ($three.99 from $7.99 till 6/10)
Tic-Tac-Letters by POWGI ($three.99 from $7.99 till 6/10)
Fill-a-Pix: Phil’s Journey ($three.99 from $7.99 till 6/10)
Epic Phrase Search Assortment ($three.99 from $7.99 till 6/10)
The Maintain ($eight.99 from $17.99 till 6/10)
Jim Is Transferring Out! ($7.49 from $14.99 till 6/10)
Strikey Sisters ($four.99 from $9.99 till 6/10)
Desktop Basketball ($5.04 from $7.20 till 6/10)
Automotive Mechanic Simulator ($2.99 from $14.99 till 6/10)
Harvest Life ($13.99 from $19.99 till 6/10)
Chameleon Run Deluxe ($2.99 from $5.99 till 6/10)
Tremendous Chariot ($1.49 from $14.99 till 6/9)
Mugsters ($1.49 from $14.99 till 5/31)

Robbie Swifthand ($eight.99 from $17.99 till 5/28)
Spencer ($2.09 from $6.99 till 6/1)
Swamp Protection 2 ($1.64 from $2.99 till 6/1)
M.A.C.E. House Shooter ($1.49 from $four.99 till 6/1)
Bubble Shooter DX ($1.64 from $2.99 till 6/1)
Marble Energy Blast ($1.64 from $2.99 till 6/1)
Stability Blox ($1.64 from $2.99 till 6/1)
Perry Pig Soar ($1.64 from $2.99 till 6/1)
Tremendous Star Blast ($1.49 from $four.99 till 6/1)

Gross sales Ending This Weekend

3000th Duel ($10.49 from $14.99 till 5/23)
Journey Time: Pirates ($13.99 from $39.99 till 5/23)
Ben 10 ($6.99 from $19.99 till 5/23)
Caveman Chuck ($1.19 from $three.99 till 5/23)
Crayola Scoot ($5.99 from $29.99 till 5/23)
Darkish Tower ($1.49 from $four.99 till 5/23)
Dreamworks Dragons ($13.99 from $39.99 till 5/23)
Resort Transylvania three ($10.49 from $29.99 till 5/23)
Magic Nations ($2.99 from $9.99 till 5/23)
PAW Patrol: On a Roll! ($19.99 from $39.99 till 5/23)
UglyDolls ($7.99 from $39.99 till 5/23)
A Regular Misplaced Cellphone ($2.99 from $5.99 till 5/24)
Anarcute ($9.99 from $14.99 till 5/24)
One other Misplaced Cellphone ($2.99 from $5.99 till 5/24)
Away: Journey to the Surprising ($four.99 from $16.99 till 5/24)
Blood Will Be Spilled ($10.49 from $14.99 till 5/24)

Bomb Rooster ($7.49 from $14.99 till 5/24)
Bombslinger ($four.99 from $11.99 till 5/24)
Brakes Are For Losers ($1.49 from $four.99 till 5/24)
Bury Me, My Love ($zero.99 from $four.99 till 5/24)
Forged of the Seven Godsends ($1.29 from $12.99 till 5/24)
Youngsters of Zodiarcs ($15.99 from $17.99 till 5/24)
Useless in Vinland – True Viking ($19.59 from $27.99 till 5/24)
DragoDino ($four.99 from $9.99 till 5/24)
Dragon Pinball ($1.19 from $2.99 till 5/24)
Dungeon Rushers ($2.99 from $14.99 till 5/24)
Galaxy of Pen & Paper +1 ($9.99 from $12.49 till 5/24)
Grand Prix Rock ‘N Racing ($1.99 from $9.99 till 5/24)
Hover ($9.99 from $24.99 till 5/24)
Indie Video games Bundle – Nonograms ($13.59 from $16.99 till 5/24)
Indie Gems Bundle – Explosions ($9.99 from $29.99 till 5/24)

Indie Gems Bundle – JRPG ($5.99 from $19.99 till 5/24)
Instantaneous Sports activities ($19.99 from $24.99 till 5/24)
Instantaneous Tennis ($2.98 from $9.95 till 5/24)
Jurassic Pinball ($1.19 from $2.99 till 5/24)
Kill The Dangerous Man ($2.79 from $6.99 till 5/24)
Lethis – Path of Progress ($14.99 from $19.99 till 5/24)
Misplaced in Concord ($1.99 from $6.99 till 5/24)
Misplaced Telephones Tales ($four.99 from $9.99 till 5/24)
Melbits World ($7.99 from $9.99 till 5/24)
Momonga Pinball Adventures ($2.99 from $5.99 till 5/24)
My Arctic Farm 2018 ($four.99 from $9.99 till 5/24)
My Unique Farm 2018 ($four.99 from $9.99 till 5/24)
My Farm ($four.99 from $9.99 till 5/24)
Thriller of Woolley Mountain ($1.29 from $12.99 till 5/24)
NeuroVoider ($5.99 from $13.99 till 5/24)
Pankapu ($2.99 from $11.99 till 5/24)

Pen & Paper Video games Bundle ($22.49 from $29.99 till 5/24)
PictoQuest ($5.99 from $9.99 till 5/24)
Piczle Cross Journey ($eight.99 from $9.99 till 5/24)
Rock ‘N Racing Off Street DX ($1.99 from $9.99 till 5/24)
Form of the World ($four.99 from $14.99 till 5/24)
Skelittle: A Big Celebration! ($6.65 from $9.99 till 5/24)
Splasher ($four.49 from $14.99 till 5/24)
Steredenn: Binary Stars ($four.99 from $12.99 till 5/24)
Tremendous Arcade Soccer ($2.09 from $6.99 till 5/24)
Tremendous Rocket Shootout ($1.99 from $four.99 till 5/24)
The Escapists 2 ($6.79 from $19.99 till 5/24)
The Escapists: Full ($2.99 from $14.99 till 5/24)
The Home of Da Vinci ($four.99 from $9.99 till 5/24)
The Final Door – Full ($9.99 from $14.99 till 5/24)
The Lengthy Attain ($2.99 from $14.99 till 5/24)

The Subsequent Penelope ($1.99 from $12.99 till 5/24)
The Strolling Greens: Radical ($1.94 from $12.99 till 5/24)
Titans Pinball ($1.19 from $2.99 till 5/24)
Tower Inferno ($four.79 from $7.99 till 5/24)
Transcripted ($1.49 from $7.99 till 5/24)
White Evening ($2.99 from $14.99 till 5/24)
World Soccer Pinball ($1.19 from $2.99 till 5/24)
Yono & Celestial Elephants ($7.99 from $19.99 till 5/24)
Zombie Evening Terror ($7.49 from $14.99 till 5/24)

That’s it for in the present day and this week, buddies. Subsequent week has loads of nice titles lined up, with the headliner being the remake of Xenoblade Chronicles. Apart from that, there’s Minecraft Dungeons, Shantae & the Seven Sirens, Bug Fables, the Bioshock and Borderlands Collections, XCOM 2, and… properly, you recognize what? Simply be there, buddies. Be there, or be sq.. I hope you all have an important weekend, and as at all times, thanks for studying!