Nintendo Switch games and accessories coming for November and December 2021

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Do you hear that? This is the sound of inevitability 2022 awaits you while you are busy getting through the month of October. Yes, we are in the 11 time months of the year and we have gotten into the habit of having fun with the little-used but very entertaining strikethrough tool in our article intros. It’s been a long year, okay!

A long year filled with games, to be precise, and it’s not over yet. Nintendo still has one or two heavyweights coming up in the Switch 2021 lineup which should help make the holidays very happy this year for players who own Switch. Yes, Tiny Tim has half a pea and Credit eShop under the tree this year, the lucky one.

Below, we’ve listed some of the upcoming highlights of the big Switch games slated for November and December. Under those physical launches, you’ll also find a selection of other games released starting in November – usually physical versions of previously digital-only Switch eShop games – as well as a selection of Switch accessories and associated peripherals available in the coming months then. as we begin to look to the new year. and beyond.


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Oh yeah, we’re getting our annual Just Dance patch on Nintendo hardware. While it’s easy to joke about the series, it’s still popular, especially on Nintendo hardware. This one does not come to Wii when it launches on November 4, although.

The next Pokémon Dialga & Palkia Edition Switch Lite will be released a few weeks before the launch of Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. This attractive console not only bears the images of the two titular Legendary Pokémon, but also mirrors the DS Lite Special Edition console launched in North America and Japan with the original DS Diamond and Pearl.

This more understated livery joins the colorful roster of Switch Lites currently available, which includes yellow, turquoise, gray, coral and blue, not to mention the previous Pokémon Switch Lite, Zacian and Zamazenta Edition consoles.

This Atlus Switch exclusive was first announced in 2017. We had to wait a while, although Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne HD Remaster arrived on May 25, so SMT fans on Switch had something to say about it. chewing for the last few months until the new game comes along.

Revealed as part of Nintendo’s E3 2021 direct show, the Game & Watch: The Legend of Zelda handheld is a cute little device that lets you play three classic Zelda games on a Game & Watch system. retro styled similar to the Super Mario Bros. version. which was launched last year.

A tribute to the 35th anniversary of the action-adventure series, the full games included on this beautiful little device are the original NES Legend of Zelda, Zelda II: The Adventure of Link and Game Boy’s The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening. Cared for!

Announced as part of the February 2021 Pokémon Presents showcase celebrating the franchise’s 25th anniversary, Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl are Switch remakes of the DS entries that lacked the additional adjectives.

Fifteen years after the original Pokémon Diamond and Pearl brought Gen IV and the series to a non-Game Boy handheld, we’re going to relive our Sinnoh days on Switch through the lens of a chibi style unique to the series (until ‘now).

There’s also the Switch Lite Pokémon Dialga & Palkia Edition which will release a few weeks earlier on November 5 if you can’t do without the new Switch hardware.

Announced on a quiet Thursday in early September, the Big Brain Academy series – the slightly more relaxed brother of Brain Age / Brain training of the Nintendo DS era – is back in December with Big Brain Academy: Brain vs. Brain on Switch.

With 4 player brain-based battles, you’ll also be able to battle brains from around the world via a new row where you challenge other people’s ghost data in a brain-to-brain scenario. It was released on December 3 and looks like a decent family fare for the holidays.

Four servings of Danganronpa fall on the same day, this 10th anniversary edition of Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc arrives on the same day as Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair Anniversary Edition, Danganronpa S: Ultimate Summer Camp and Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony Anniversary Edition.

That’s a lot of Spike Chunsoft’s visual novel for just one day, but dagnabit if we’re not ready for Danganronpa! Busy day, December 3.

More awesome Nintendo Switch games

Besides the games highlighted above, there are plenty of other Switch retail games that you might enjoy in November and beyond.

Awesome accessories for your switch

And finally, here’s a selection of the best Switch accessories coming in November and beyond, for your consideration.

So that’s it for November and December – did we miss anything? Let us know with a comment and also let us know if you have pre-ordered any of these goodies.!


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