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

While you wait for Xenoblade Chronicles 3 to be released at the end of the month, the editorial staff at JV bring you a selection of titles slated to launch in the second week of July on the Switch eShop.


  • Time in Frog Island
  • Ambition: Minuet in Power
  • dark sky
  • Pascal’s Bet: The Definitive Edition
  • Works on Magic
  • Table of tales: The Twisted Crown
  • DC Krypto Super-Dog: The Adventures of Krypto and Ace

Time in Frog Island

In Time on Frog Island, you play a young man who has crashed a ship on a strange island inhabited by frogs. To repair your boat, you will have to make several exchanges that will take you to the four corners of the island. Throughout the adventure, different lovable characters will cross your path, while puzzles await you to force you to raise your mind and find the hidden chests. The title offers a sand island where the player can create his own paths, but also collect new creatures by farming or fishing. This way, you can even prepare potions that will change the way you move and give you access to new skills.

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

Ambition: 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, the year 1789. In this romantic visual novel where your choices determine the course of history, you attend lavish nobles’ parties in order to get a Desired wealth and power, as well as finding true love. However, while evolving in these circles, you have to be careful of the revolution brewing so you don’t end up on the wrong side of the guillotine. Thanks to the calendar system, the player can plan his participations in Paris every week and thus win over 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

dark sky

Darker Skies is a third-person horror game in which you play Jack, a survivor from the War of the Worlds who seeks to create a heat ray to regain his freedom and thus rebuild civilization. But to get there, you will have to explore the monstrous things that inhabit the Earth after the interplanetary war. It’s up to you to face psychotic enemies and a few surviving Martians while trying to harvest heat ray items. The title has a system for making weapons and objects, but also to combine them to eliminate creatures on your way. However, you can always go the stealth route and sneak unnoticed, depending on the situation.

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

Pascal’s Bet: The Definitive Edition

Originally released in 2020, Pascal’s Wager is getting a definitive release on Switch. In this role-playing game set in a dark fantasy world, players take on the role of Heralds who are trying to find out who is behind the mysterious “Dark Mist”. Obviously, each of the five available characters has its own combat system, and then it’s up to you to find the one that suits you best to face the devious bosses waiting for you. As you understand, the title is in keeping with Soulslike, and even provides a dark atmosphere that can remember Bloodborne. As for this final version, know that it includes HD material and collects all available downloadable content.

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

Works on Magic

As its name suggests, Running on Magic is a runner in which the player controls a desperate wizard who seeks to avoid the Grim Reaper, a clumsy reaper who is in no hurry. To escape, you will have to jump to dodge points using your flying powers, while avoiding pits. But be careful, you will have to collect magic distributed in several places in the level to nurture your abilities and be able to adapt to all situations. In addition to pixel art landscapes, the title introduces five worlds with different themes, as well as a short story with a touch of humor. Finally, four difficulty modes are also included to suit all audiences.

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


With its super colorful art direction, Super UFO Fighter is an action game that features a new galactic sport that ignites the Milky Way called siphovning. In the latter, each athlete is under the control of a UFO and must battle for treasures before their opponent in 1v1, while attracting the object to its target. To achieve this, each has a gravitational ray that can lift objects and mastery is the key to winning. In principle, the title is playable alone or in pairs, both locally and online. Finally, there is a collection mode to reflect on all the objects accumulated so far.

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

Table of tales: The Twisted Crown

Table of Tales: The Crooked Crown is a role-playing game 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 command, giving orders to the four pirates to discover a world ruled by magic, sorcery and sword fighting. Obviously your choices will be important in the rest of the story and you can decide whether or not to face the enemies, because you have the possibility to seduce them or be conservative to get out of them. As for the battles, they take place on a turn-by-turn basis and are resolved using dice, cards and skill lists. So each character has their own special abilities and progression tree, the experience is inspired by the nostalgia of tabletop role-playing games.

  • Release date: July 14
  • Buy Table of Tales: The Crooked Crown on 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 shooter game in which Krypto and Ace rise through the air to defend the streets of Metropolis. While Lex Luthor plans to remove stray animals from the city, our heroes use all their powers to stop them. On the one hand, Krypto has his Heat Vision and Chilling Bark, while Ace uses his Batarang Barrage and Shoulder Bash attacks to defeat the LexBots. Between the two missions, you can get therapy 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 Switch eShop

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