Companies have their own special Halloween sales going on, with Sony scaring up some good bargains for PlayStation owners, and Xbox hosting its own Shocktober event. So it's not a complete shock that Nintendo is getting involved as well, hosting its own Halloween-based sale that's taking place through October 31st.
During that time, you'll be able to score a number of discounts on various Nintendo Switch games, including popular titles like Axiom Verge, Shovel Knight, Graceful Explosion Machine and Cave Story+. While there aren't any AAA titles involved, this is a key opportunity to get your hands on some great indie stuff, saving a few bucks in the process.
Here are the titles that you can get for cheap between now and Halloween:
- Axiom Verge- $17.99 (down from $19.99)
- Butcher- $7.99 (down from $9.99)
- Thimbleweed Park- $16.00 (down from $19.99)
- Lichtspeer: Double Speer Edition -- $7.99 (down from $9.99)
- Phantom Trigger- $7.49 (down from $14.99)
- Cave Story+- $26.99 (down from $29.99)
- Snake Pass- $9.99 (down from $19.99)
- Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment- $7.99 (down from $9.99)
- Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove- $19.99 (down from $24.99)
- Tumblestone- $11.99 (down from $14.99)
- Astro Bears Party- $3.99 (down from $4.99)
- Vaccine- $6.99 (down from $9.99)
- Graceful Explosion Machine- $10.29 (down from $12.99)
Again, you've got all week to clean up on these deals for Nintendo Switch, and there are quite a few good titles here. Graceful Explosion Machine is actually a lot of fun for those of you that like side-scrolling shooting titles; Axiom Verge is a wonderful surprise that will remind you of the classic days of the Metroid franchise (but with some fresh new twists); Snake Pass is a challenging platformer that will put you through your paces; Phantom Trigger is a great top-down adventure game where you put your combat skills to the test; and you can never go wrong with Shovel Knight, especially with Specter of Torment, which is easily one of the best add-ons you'll find in a video game these days.
So stock up on that Nintendo Switch credit and clean house on these deals. They won't last long!