Switch Player Weekly Round-Up – October 1st, 2017

What a crazy week for Nintendo Switch owners (and ever crazier for those of us trying to write about it!). This week saw a mind-boggling number of games released for the console and, thanks to this, the Switch Player team have been extra busy – typing away furiously to bring you as many reviews as we possibly can. In case you have missed any of our initial batch of reviews, or any of the top news stories this week, make sure to check through this article and read up on anything that interests you!


Top News Stories This Week

Switch Version of Yooka-Laylee Held Back by Unity Issues

Thanks to a blog post by the game’s developer, we have found out why Yooka-Laylee’s release on Switch seems to be taking quite a longer than what we would have liked. It is a shame that we still can’t get our hands on it just yet of course, but there is still hope that it shouldn’t be too much longer.


WWE 2K18 DLC and Season Pass Detailed

Five DLC packages and a Season Pass which will contain them all for a reduce price have been announced for WWE 2K18. Our article covers exactly what each package will contain and details on how much it will cost you! Take a look!


ARMS Updated to Version 3.1

Another day, another update. Fans of ARMS will no doubt be used to updates for the game by now, but a new patch has brought with it some new changes that you may want to take note of.


Stardew Valley Passes Submission and Gearing For Release on Nintendo Switch

Over the past few months it has been well documented that Stardew Valley has been going through submission and testing for release on the Nintendo Switch and now we finally have confirmation that the game has been approved. Get in!


SUPERBEAT: XONiC’s Switch Release Delayed

Back in July, we brought you the news that PM Studios’ SUPERBEAT: XONiC would be heading to the Switch this October. We’ve now learnt that the game has in fact been delayed, however – although a new trailer for the game makes up for it a little!


Playdead’s Inside Coming to the Nintendo Switch

In an interview with Famitsu, the game director of Playdead’s critically acclaimed platformer Inside has revealed that the game will be coming to Nintendo Switch!




SteamWorld Dig 2

Everyone and their dog seems to be heaping praise onto this title at the moment and we’re no different! Fans of platformers and Metroidvania games are bound to love this sequel to what was an already amazing game. Find out why you need to get your dig on in our review!


Rayman Legends: Definitive Edition

Nintendo fans will no doubt remember the fiasco surround the game’s initial release on Wii U, but now Ubisoft are hoping to win back the hearts of the Nintendo faithful with a “definitive” edition of the game on Switch. Should you be picking this up for yourself? Find out here!


Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2

A cross between a fighting game and an RPG, Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 is, of course, based on the ridiculously popular anime ‘Dragon Ball’. Fans of the series will likely already know whether or not they want the game, but if you’re unsure – read up on what it’s all about.


Thimbleweed Park

A town full of weirdos and mysterious goings-on make Thimbleweed Park a very bizarre experience to behold. The game is a crime-investigating, detective-style, point-and-click adventure that attempts to parody shows such as Twin Peaks and The X-Files. Find out if you should pick it up here!



From Qubic Games comes Robonauts – “a tough-as-nails arcade-esque shooter” that sees you playing across globe-like worlds. This is a game that looked very intriguing indeed when it was first revealed – take a look at our verdict here!


Kingdom: New Lands

What at first appears to be a very simplistic kingdom-management game, actually turns out to be “a deep experience that is both frustrating and fascinating”. Want to know why? Read our full review!


R.B.I. Baseball 2017

Several sports games have arrived on the Switch just lately – Fifa 18 and NBA 2K18 for example, but does R.B.I. Baseball 2017 deserve to be getting your attention just as much? Find out if it’s worth your time here!



A very odd one indeed; Pan-Pan is a charming, but short game that stands out from the crowd a little simply by being different. Want to find out more? Check it out in our full review here!

That’s it for this week’s top stories. Make sure to keep an eye on the site, check out our print magazine, and follow us on Twitter: @SwitchPlayerMag, for all the latest news and reviews!




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