Back in 2011, way before Splatoon was known to the world, Nintendo approached the developer of Wii FPS The Conduit to co-create a non-violent water pistol shooter as a first-party exclusive. However, leaks at the studio quickly led to the project's cancellation.
Fans of retro naffness will be thrilled to learn that developer Screaming Villains' remaster of the infamous (and endearingly terrible) 90s FMV horror game Night Trap is coming to Switch on August 24th.
Activision has announced that Blackout, Call of Duty Black Ops 4's so far only briefly seen battle royale mode, will begin its private beta testing schedule on September 10th.
Arkane Studios has confirmed that its superb first-person assassination series Dishonored is "resting right now", with no further instalments seemingly currently planned.
Developer New World Interactive's hardcore multiplayer tactical shooter Insurgency is currently free on Steam - and if you pick it up now, it'll remain in your library to play whenever you want.
Developer Toby Fox has announced that beloved lo-fi RPG and endless meme generator Undertale will be coming to Switch in September - in digital and physical forms.
Publisher Devolver Digital has announced that SCUM, its insanely detailed multiplayer survival game, will be available in Steam early access from August 29th.
Grasshopper Manufacture has announced that its off-kilter, formerly PS4-exclusive hack-and-slasher Let It Die will be making its way to PC this autumn.
Bethesda and id Software have revealed the first gameplay footage of the next Doom instalment, Doom Eternal - which is set to launch on Xbox One, PS4, PC, and, yes, Switch.
Developer Treyarch has unveiled Heist, a brand-new mode for Call of Duty Black Ops 4, which will be making its debut as part of the game's latest beta on Xbox One, PC, and PS4.
Insurgency: Sandstorm, the latest entry in developer New World Interactive's popular team-based tactical shooter series, will launch on PC on September 18th.
Crytek's atmoshpheric multiplayer swamp horror Hunt: Showdown is free to try this weekend on Steam.
PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds has unveiled its latest limited-time offering, Dodgebomb - a War Mode variant which essentially asks you to fend off a relentless barrage of explosives using nowt but a measly frying pan.
UDDATE 9/8/18: Ubisoft has fully revealed its previously teased 'renovations' for Rainbow Six Siege's ageing Hereford Base map in a brand new trailer.
Ubisoft has finally confirmed that its long-missing-in-action Switch port of extreme winter sports game Steep is, as many had speculated, no longer in development.
Back in February, Deadly Premonition director Hidetaka "Swery" Suehiro announced that he was working on a mysterious new project, titled The Missing. Now, six months later, the first handful of screenshots have been revealed.
Monster Hunter World mounts is one of the game's more advanced combat manoeuvres. It can be extremely useful during tougher fights, so it's well worth taking the time to learn.
Monster Hunter World crafting enables you to make all sorts of useful, sometimes even essential items - ranging from invigorating health potions to monster-snaring traps. The importance of crafting shouldn't be underestimated.
In Monster Hunter World Palicos are your feline hunting companions that will accompany you throughout your adventure when playing solo or in a two-player game.
Following last month's announcement that long-running rhythm-action series Taiko no Tatsujin would be getting a European release on Switch and PS4 on November 2nd, Bandai Namco has confirmed that the full Japanese tracklist and Switch drum peripheral are coming to Europe too.
Modern day master of the point-and-click adventure Wadjet Eye Games has just released its latest endeavour on PC - the hugely ambitious, demonically tinged Unavowed.
Dead by Daylight developer Behaviour Interactive has announced that its new asymmetrical multiplayer shooter Deathgarden will enter Steam early access on August 14th, and that it'll be free to try for the first seven days after launch.
Developer Drastic Games has unveiled Soundfall - a rather nifty looking dungeon-roaming, rhythm-action adventure, due to release on PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Switch next year.
Ubisoft has announced that Child of Light and Valiant Hearts: The Great War, two of its smaller, but no less delightful projects, will launch on Switch before the end of the year.
Sony has revealed that its previously announced New Game+ update for God of War will come to PlayStation 4 later this month, on August 20th.