Game news DC Comics, Soulslike and the French Revolution: the Switch games of the week

Waiting for the release of Xenoblade Chronicles 3 at the end of the month, the editorial staff of JV offers you a selection of titles to be released this second week of July on the Switch eShop.


  • Now on the frog island
  • Ambition: a minuet in power
  • Darker skies
  • Pascal’s Bet: Final Edition
  • Run on magic
  • Story board: The crooked crown
  • DC Krypto Super-Dog: The Adventures of Krypto and Ace

Now on the frog island

In Time on Frog Island you play a young man who is shipwrecked on a strange island populated by frogs. To repair your boat, you will need to make multiple exchanges which will take you to the four corners of the island. During the adventure, various friendly characters will meet on your path, while puzzles await you to puzzle your brain 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. This way, you can even invent potions that will change the way you move and give you access to new abilities.

  • Release date: July 12
  • Buy 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 the story, you can witness the extravagant feasts of the nobles in order to obtain the coveted wealth and power, as well as find true love. However, as you evolve in these circles, you must be wary of the revolution that is brewing in order not to end up on the wrong side of the guillotine. Thanks to the calendar system, the player can plan his engagements in Paris each week and thus manipulate the hearts of Parisian nobles. And, of course, it’s up to you to use the gossip to your advantage, being careful to maintain your credibility and safety.

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

Darker skies

Darker Skies is a third-person horror game in which you play Jack, a survivor of the War of the Worlds who tries to create a ray of heat to regain his freedom and thus rebuild civilization. But to get there, you’ll need 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 elements of the heat beam. The title has a system for creating weapons and items, but also for combining them to eliminate creatures in your path. However, you can always take the stealth route and infiltrate to go unnoticed, depending on the situation.

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

Pascal’s Bet: Final Edition

Originally released in 2020, Pascal’s Wager is getting a definitive edition on the Switch. In this action RPG set in a dark fantasy universe, players take on the role of the Heralds as they try to find out who is behind the mysterious “Dark Mist”. Obviously, each of the five characters available has its own combat system, then it’s up to you to find the style that best suits you to face the devious bosses that await you. As you may have guessed, the title is in line with Soulslike, and even offers a dark atmosphere that can be reminiscent of Bloodborne. As for this Definitive Edition, know that it includes HD textures and compiles all available DLCs.

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

Run on magic

As the name suggests, Running on Magic is a runner where the player takes control of a desperate wizard who tries to avoid the Grim Reaper, a clumsy reaper who is in no hurry. To escape, you will have to jump to dodge the blobs using your flight powers, avoiding the pits. But be careful, you will have to collect spells distributed in several points of the level to feed your skills and be able to adapt to all situations. In addition to the 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 suitable for all audiences are also included.

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


With its ultra colorful art direction, Super UFO Fighter is an action game that features a new galactic sport that is igniting the Milky Way called siphovning. In the latter, each athlete is at the controls of a UFO and must grapple with the treasures in front of their opponent in 1v1, while attracting the object towards their goal. To achieve this, everyone has a gravitational beam capable of lifting objects, and your mastery of it 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 contemplate all the objects accumulated so far.

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

Story board: 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, giving orders to your four buccaneers to discover a world dominated by witchcraft 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, since you have the possibility to seduce them or to be discreet to get out of them. As for the fights, they take place turn by turn 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
  • Purchase Table of Tales: The Crooked Crown on the Switch eShop

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

Inspired by the film of the same name, DC Krypto Super-Dog: The Adventures of Krypto and Ace is a shooter where Krypto and Ace fly through the air to defend the streets of Metropolis. As Lex Luthor plots to remove the city’s stray animals, our two heroes use all their powers to stop them. On the one hand, Krypto has his Thermal Vision and Chilling Bark, while Ace uses his Batarang Barrage and Shoulder Bash attacks to defeat the LexBots. Between two missions, you can heal and find a home for rescued animals thanks to the Adoption Center which allows you to earn rewards.

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

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