It’s finally here! The long-awaited duo of Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet has hit the Nintendo Switch. Whether you’re a long-time fan or a relative newcomer to the series, there’s a lot of excitement around these titles, which are set to bring a more open-world experience to the franchise. Stay tuned for our upcoming review to hear our thoughts on the game. In the meantime, check out our latest edition of Pure Nintendo Magazine for loads of Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet features.

If pocket monsters aren’t your thing, perhaps you’d prefer to get your groove on. Just Dance 2023 Edition is ready to get you moving with all sorts of artists, including the likes of BTS. With up to five players able to join in locally, plus online cross-play, there’s bound to be a song for everyone to get up and dance to.

As if that weren’t enough, there’s a long list of new titles to tempt you, so check out the full details below. Which games will you be playing this week?

Nintendo Switch

  • Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet – Are you ready to catch, battle and train Pokémon in the wide-open world of the Paldea region? Choose either Sprigatito, Fuecoco or Quaxly as your first partner Pokémon and set off on your journey in a  vibrant and expansive open world – one welcoming to expert Trainers and newcomers alike. There is no set path on your Paldea adventure, so you can weave freely through your Treasure Hunt consisting of three grand stories. And thanks to  the Terastal Phenomenon, certain Pokémon you discover will shine and glimmer with special power. Plus, trade, battle and explore with friends and family in local wireless or online multiplayer gameplay, opening the door to an adventure for every kind of Trainer! The Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet games will be available on Nov. 18.
  • Just Dance 2023 Edition – Get ready to discover a never-ending party experience! Now with additional modes, personalization, 3D immersive worlds and new songs, you can experience a dance party all year long. And for the first time, dance to record-breaking South Korean boy band BTS with “Dynamite” and other new tracks from the latest hits to classic oldies. Play with up to five friends in local play and online multiplayer with cross-play where you can create private groups, pick your favorite songs and discover a new era of dance. Just Dance 2023 Edition launches for Nintendo Switch on Nov. 22.
  • Bravery and Greed – Bravery and Greed is a beat ’em up, roguelite, dungeon brawler for up to four players. Choose from four classic fantasy classes, engage in a deep robust combat system and play a variety of co-operative and competitive game modes with friends via local and online* play. Get rich or die trying! Gather your squad and combat your way through Bravery and Greed, available now.
  • Finding Paradise – In Finding Paradise, Dr. Rosalene and Dr. Watts have a peculiar job: They perform an operation that allows their patients to relive their lives from the very beginning. This special operation is done to only those who are at the end of their lives, giving them a second chance to redo what they wish they had done in the past, but didn’t. Finding Paradise is the second episode of the To the Moon series. It follows the life of the doctors’ new patient, Colin, as they attempt to unravel a life that is split down the middle and fulfill a wish that appears to be self-contradictory by nature. Finding Paradise will be available on Nov. 18.


  • Double Gold Point Promotion for Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pass Members – From Nov. 1 to Jan. 31, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. PT, Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack members can get double My Nintendo Gold Points on the purchase of eligible digital games and DLC in Nintendo eShop and My Nintendo Store. That means members can earn 10% in Gold Points, which they can then use toward your next eligible purchase. For more information, please visit
  • Festive Prizes for 10 Lucky Winners! – Until Jan. 10, 2023, enter the My Nintendo Family Fun Holiday Sweepstakes for your chance to win a super prize package featuring Super Mario themed goodies from X Rocker, PDP and Club Mocchi Mocchi – TOMY! Prizes include an X Rocker Super Mario Floor Rocker Gaming Chair, Club Mocchi Mocchi Super Mushroom Mega Plush and a PDP 1-Up Glow in the Dark Nintendo Switch controller and travel case. My Nintendo members can redeem 10 My Nintendo Platinum Points to enter, with up to three entries total. Five lucky winners will be picked. Jump over to to enter today!

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