Nintendo Download: “Mist”-erious and Puzzling Adventures Ahead

Nintendo Download: “Mist”-erious and Puzzling Adventures Ahead

Ezio Auditore da Firenze arrives on the Switch, as Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed: The Ezio Collection lands alongside a bevy of smaller releases.

Heed the Creed

Is Ezio the greatest Italian video game hero of all time? Well, as long as we’re counting non-cartoony heroes, then he just might be. And in a medium where, when Italians do appear they’re cast as thugs and mobsters, that’s a very nice thing indeed.

Of course, the renaissance-era hero’s time has long since passed in the Assassin’s Creed series, but that doesn’t mean publisher Ubisoft can’t squeeze a little more life out of his games. Take The Ezio Collection, for example.

A new arrival on Nintendo Switch this week, The Ezio Collection binds together the character’s 3 starring roles into one pack. That’s Assassin’s Creed II, Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood, and Assassin’s Creed Revelations. But wait, there’s more, as the pack also includes a pair of short-films, and all the (single player) DLC from the games in question.

Looking for something else? Then you should definitely check out Infernax. A side-scrolling love letter to 8bit titles of yore, Infernax ups the ante with copious blood and gore and brutal boss fights.

And if you don’t like either of those suggestions, well there’s even more for you to check out, including a few possible gems. Scroll down for the full list.

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  • ASSASSIN’S CREED: THE EZIO COLLECTION – Live the complete saga of Master Assassin Ezio Auditore da Firenze in this collection of award-winning games. In the first title, you’ll learn the ways of the Assassins to seek vengeance for the betrayal of your family. Then, you’ll journey through 15th-century Renaissance Italy and become the most legendary leader of the Brotherhood before embarking on a final quest of discovery to learn the truth about the Creed. Includes the acclaimed single-player campaigns and all solo DLC from three games: Assassin’s Creed IIAssassin’s Creed Brotherhood and Assassin’s Creed Revelations, as well as two short films.
  • Voice of Cards: The Forsaken Maiden – Voice of Cards: The Forsaken Maiden is set on a remote chain of islands that have been protected by the maidens for generations, but which now face destruction. The hero of the story vows to save the islanders and sets sail for the high seas, together with Laty, a girl who failed to become a maiden. The second game in the Voice of Cards series, where all elements are presented entirely through the medium of cards, in the tradition of tabletop RPGs and gamebooks.
  • MONARK – You suddenly awaken in Shin Mikado Academy, which is engulfed in a madness-inducing Mist that threatens everyone caught within the academy grounds. Only you can save those within the academy and face the seven Pactbearers – each of which wield their own Daemonic Authority ruled by their Egos. Develop your own Ego to break the pacts set by the Pactbearers and dispel the corrupting Mist in this tactical RPG. Can you face yourself and the threats around you to save the ones you love? A demo for MONARK is available now, and the full game will be available on Feb. 22.
  • PUZZLE & DRAGONS Nintendo Switch Edition – Embark on an epic quest to harness the power of appealing monsters and clever puzzle play in PUZZLE & DRAGONS Nintendo Switch Edition. Play on your TV or in handheld mode with touch controls in this definitive puzzle RPG! Featuring three modes jam-packed with Orb-matching fun: Quest, PvP and Custom. Combine monsters, backgrounds and background music to create your own original dungeons, then upload them for players across the world to enjoy! PUZZLE & DRAGONS Nintendo Switch Edition will be available on Feb. 19.

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