Nintendo Switch’s New Year eShop sale has some fantastic games up for grabs | Destructoid

There’s no shortage of worthwhile games on Nintendo Switch, it’s just a matter of swooping in at the right time to get the most bang for your buck. For some of you, the eShop’s New Year Sale will be it.
A Short Hike ($6.39)
ARMS ($41.99)
Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2 ($9.74)
BOXBOY! + BOXGIRL! ($6.99)
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons ($10.49)
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker ($29.99)
Castle Crashers Remastered ($8.99)
Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics ($27.99)
Creature in the Well ($9.74)
Dandara: Trials of Fear Edition ($5.99)
Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King ($11.99)
Divinity: Original Sin 2 – Definitive Edition ($34.99)
FUSER ($39.59)
Good Job! ($13.99)
Grindstone ($15.99)
GRIS ($6.79)
Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Mega Mix ($19.69)
Horizon Chase Turbo ($4.99)
Hotline Miami Collection ($12.49)
Immortals Fenyx Rising ($39.99)
Iris and the Giant ($13.49)
Just Dance 2021 ($29.99)
Katamari Damacy REROLL ($9.89)
Killer Queen Black ($9.99)
Kirby Star Allies ($41.99)
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 ($8.99)
Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection ($19.79)
OKAMI HD ($9.99)
Ori and the Will of the Wisps ($25.49)
Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 ($29.99)
Raji: An Ancient Epic ($18.74)
Röki ($11.99)
Shinsekai Into the Depths ($14.99)
Snipperclips – Cut it out, together! ($13.99)
Splatoon 2 ($41.99)
Super Mario Maker 2 ($41.99)
Terraria ($14.99)
The Last Campfire ($10.49)
Unrailed! ($9.99)
Yoshi’s Crafted World ($41.99)
Note that I said “fantastic games” and not “fantastic deals” in the headline.
This is an eShop sale, after all – and a highly curated one at that. The actual discounts for a lot of these Switch games might seem small, but I think most of these are quality games (even if we are sick of seeing that standard $41.99 sale price on first-party Nintendo games no matter how old they are).
A few recommendations if you’re looking for a nudge: Clubhouse Games (I loved dueling the big-brained AI opponents), Good Job! (it’s a chill “afternoon co-op” sorta game), Grindstone (it’ll last you a ridiculously long time), Curse of the Moon 2 (don’t feel like you must play the original game first), A Short Hike (it’s so lovely), and Shinsekai (a rare Capcom metroidvania). I’m eying Immortals, but I can keep waiting.
I’d also say that $11.99 sounds a heck of a lot better than thirty bucks for Aladdin and The Lion King.
Either way, take a look – the eShop New Year Sale will last until 11:59 p.m. Pacific on January 21.
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