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Three Titles, Two NES and One SNES, Added to Nintendo Switch Online

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Nintendo loves to do things with its subscription service with no warning in the middle of the night. Last time, we received three Genesis games at a late hour. Now, another three titles, two for NES and one for SNES, have just been added to Nintendo Switch Online. They are quite varied.

Here’s a sneak peek at what you can download now:

And here is a brief description of each game:

  • SNES – Earthworm Jim 2 – superhero Earthworm Jim must rescue the beloved Princess What’s-Her-Name from the dreaded Psy-Crow in this amusing sequel. He is joined by his sidekick Snott, who is a giant booger in a backpack.
  • NES – Dig Dug II – Dig Dug wants to vacation on an island, but his foes won’t let him. He must inflate enemies until they pop or drill bits of land with them on it, causing them to drown.
  • NES – Mappy-Land – Mappy the police mouse has presents for his family but the dreaded cat, Nyamco, has stolen them. Mappy must find the gifts while activating traps to knock out Nyamco’s henchmen.

Curiously, the original titles of each series here are not a part of the NSO service. Hopefully, the Genesis emulator will get Earthworm Jim in the future, as that version had an extra level.

In addition, the SNES emulator had two special versions of games put in. Super Mario World SP gives gamers access to 99 lives, Mario with his cape, and all stages conquered with the Special World completed. Meanwhile, Super Punch-Out!! SP lets players choose any of the four circuits right from the start. Not a bad update, all in all.

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Arthur Damian
Arthur Damian has been covering the video game industry for over ten years, and joined The Escapist in 2022. He is a huge fan of platformers, indies, and fighting games, and strives to cover them for The Escapist every chance he gets. Arthur received his Bachelor’s Degree in English from Brooklyn College in 2009. He is also the Editor-in-Chief over at That VideoGame Blog. When he isn’t writing, Arthur enjoys playing games on his Switch and PlayStation 5, and sings the praises of the greatest video game ever, Chrono Trigger, to anyone who will listen.