Next week, on September 23rd, the Nintendo Switch Online service will add four more retro titles. There are a total of three SNES games and one NES title.
Most noticeable is the addition of Rare’s 1995 release Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest. The other two games for SNES include Mario’s Super Picross of Jupiter and The peacemakers by Jaleco. Last but not least, Natsume’s sci-fi shoot ’em up is SCAT: Special cybernetic attack team for the NES.
Here’s the official rundown of each game courtesy of the Nintendo press release:
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy̵7;s Kong Quest – Captain K. Rool and his Kremlins kidnapped Donkey Kong. Enter Diddy Kong and Dixie Kong ready to brave the seas to save our hairy hero. Diddy Kong’s cartwheel can sprint him over a distance, while Dixie Kong’s helicopter spin lets you float from high places. Play alone or with a friend in eight exciting worlds. All on board, and let’s set sail!
Mario’s Super Picross – Use numbers as clues and chisel away squares to reveal a hidden picture. Mario cheers you on as you play through the game’s puzzles. You can also involve a friend in the dig. Two chisels are better than one! This puzzle game was started on the Super Famicom™ System in 1995 and has never been released in the US. You can watch a video tutorial here to immerse yourself in the game.
The peacemakers – DM Corp is responsible for a new series of worrying incidents. It’s up to Flynn and his crew to stand up and stop them. Step through each stage by playing the deep action gameplay and triggering each character’s unique super attacks. The story changes depending on the route!
SCAT: Special cybernetic attack team– In 2029, Commander-in-Chief Vile Malmort and his army land on Earth in pursuit of world domination. Your main goal is to send these alien invaders to pack up. Blast and fly through relentless enemies and bosses as you collect new weapons, speed boosts, and life rests. Get ready, soldier. You are the only hope on earth.
Nintendo also released a tutorial video for Mario’s Super Picross:
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