Nintendo has unveiled its latest selection of games slated to join the esteemed libraries of NES, SNES, and Game Boy. Subscribers to the Switch Online service can now delight in the inclusion of Kirby Tilt ‘n’ Tumble, Blaster Master: Enemy Below, Harvest Moon, and Mystery Tower.
In the year 2000, the enchanting Kirby Tilt ‘n’ Tumble made its debut exclusively in Japan for the beloved Game Boy console. The following year witnessed its arrival in North America. This innovative game ingeniously employed motion controls through a built-in accelerometer housed within the game cartridge. However, the Switch Online rendition allows you to revel in its gameplay utilizing gyro controls instead.
Another gem in the collection is Blaster Master: Enemy Control, also originating from 2000 and released for the Game Boy platform. This thrilling 2D action platformer continues the enthralling adventures of the valiant protagonist Jason. Following the narrative of Blaster Master 2. Admittedly, prior to this announcement, the series had eluded my radar. But rest assured, the exhilarating boss music is absolutely astounding.
Now, let us divert our attention to the original installment of the renowned Harvest Moon series on SNES. Known as Story of Seasons in present times, this captivating farm-simulation role-playing game grants players the opportunity to meticulously tend to crops and livestock while simultaneously fostering meaningful connections with the neighboring community. For ardent enthusiasts of Stardew Valley, this immersive experience is an absolute must-try.
Lastly, we have the intriguing Mystery Tower, an NES offering that places you in the shoes of an intrepid archaeologist. Your task is to unravel perplexing puzzles in order to ascend the eponymous tower. Originally named Tower of Babel, this game was initially launched as an exclusive online release in Japan. Its inclusion in Switch Online marks the momentous occasion when it becomes universally accessible for the first time ever.