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As the Nintendo Switch continues to do better than anyone thought, the console is quickly becoming a home for many independent developers and publishers. HandyGames, a German developer, and publisher, has announced that they will be bringing eleven of their games to the console. Better yet, one of those games is already available.

The main focus of the announcement is Aces of the Luftwaffe: Squadron, a four-player SHMUP that has already been launched for the console. The game sees the Nazis attacking the United States during an alternative World War 2, and up to four pilots going against them to fight them back. The game features some weird and exciting enemies to fight and an RPG system with skill trees, so you can improve your aircraft. The game is available exclusively on the Nintendo Switch for $14.99.

The other game the announcement focuses on is Townsmen, a medieval city building game. The game is already available on mobile phones and PC, but HandyGames is seeking to rework it slightly for the console release. Notably, they want to rework the UI and controls for use with the Joy-Cons. Townsmen doesn’t have a release date for the Nintendo Switch yet, but it should be expected to arrive early 2018.

In addition to those two titles, HandyGames are also bringing the following titles to the Nintendo Switch:

Of these games, only Clouds & Sheep 2 and Dynamite Fishing have release windows, with both games expected for the second quarter of 2018, and Panzer Panic for some time after those two games release. HandyGames has noted that the current lineup is focusing on multiplayer action titles.

Interested in any of these games? Going to pick them up? Let us know in the comments!


Samuel Guglielmo

Associate Review Editor

I'm Sam. Been playing video games since PlayStation. Favorite games include Ace Combat 5, Perfect Dark, Final Fantasy IX, Metro 2033, and MonsterBag. Also loves books and can be found face first in one all the time.


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