This week’s Nintendo eShop releases for Europe are in, delivering new games for Nintendo Switch as well as plenty of discounts across all platforms.
Nintendo Switch Demos
8-Bit Farm, Kairosoft: This humble little farm desperately needs a new manager, such as you! Start out by getting some livestock, grow flowers, fruit and vegetables, gradually expanding your fields and increasing the number of staff until you’re ready to open for agritourism.
Crying Suns, Humble Games: In this story-rich experience, each successful run will uncover the truth about the empire…and yourself as well.
Space Marshals, Pixelbite: Space Marshals is a Sci-fi Wild West adventure taking place in outer space! This tactical top-down shooter puts you in the shoes of specialist Burton in his hunt for dangerous fugitives after a disastrous prison break.
Nintendo Switch Games
3D Air Hockey, Pix Arts: Enjoy fast-paced action in this very close to reality Air Hockey Game. Easy to play, tough to master.
Akinofa, Pixel Lantern: Take control of Akinofa, a mysterious undead fish of green flames, in this difficult Roguelite shoot em’ up! Beat as many enemies and get the highest score possible. Challenge your friends and the world Rankings! Every action counts! Even if you don’t finish a level, every coin you collect will be in your treasury to use for permanent upgrades.
ASMR Journey: Jigsaw Puzzle, QUByte Interactive: The journey starts with a girl opening the door to her bookstore in the corner of living room. It was the little witch who sell magic books. At hand was his new volume, with a peculiar name. But what journey would that be? Maybe we all need to know.
Car Wash – Cars & Trucks Garage Game for Toddlers & Kids, winterworks: In this amazing game for toddlers and kids of any age, you take care of washing and cleaning 25 different vehicles. Hose, brush, wipe, wax, dry, polish and even enchant the cars with a touch of magic to make them shine even brighter. No skill required. Just pick your tool and start swiping on the car to get the work done!
Curved Space, Maximum Games: Inspired by arcade classics, players will have to hunt for weapon power-ups and upgrades while dodging enemy fire, blasting interdimensional bugs, and wrangling some enormous boss monsters. Simple to learn as you fight your way through the branching story-driven campaign, but tough to master as you chase the glory of the leaderboards.
Dark Nights with Poe and Munro, D’Avekki Studios: Adventure in the strange town of August with local radio hosts and secret lovers Poe and Munro, as they encounter six unique mysteries on and off the air. Direct the banter and the action as they fend off a nightmare stalker who just won’t let go, a vengeful ghost looking for everlasting closure, a demonic painting that grants wishes – and more – but can you keep Poe and Munro together, and alive…?
Defend the Kingdom, Benjamin Kistler: Defend the kingdom is a classic tower defense game where you build up towers and upgrade them to defend one end point from evil creatures approaching from one or more lanes. Different towers have different pro s and cons and it is always a trade off which tower suits the best for each situation. Explore three biomes and 35 levels each have three difficulties. Earn stars by completing each difficulty to upgrade your stats and earn gems to buy skills and power ups.
A fun tower defense game for every tower defense game fan.
Fates of Ort, 8BITSKULL: Magic is powerful, but it is not free. Every spell you cast requires a little bit of your life energy to spark it. Cast enough spells and you will extinguish your very soul. This means you need to be strategic when fighting, balancing the cost of magic with the risk of taking damage from your enemies.
Guild of Darksteel, Digerati: Guild of Darksteel is a cinematic, side-scrolling adventure set in a lush, layered dark fantasy world. Embark on a dark fantasy adventure and follow the Sellsword, an immortal, as he seeks a purpose in eternal life by joining the Guild of Darksteel. Become one of their immortal mercenaries and investigate the mysterious tunnels underneath the cities of Ravenrock.
Induction, Bryan Gale: Induction is an abstract puzzle game about time travel and paradoxes. As you master its logic, Induction will rewire how you think about cause and effect. Across more than 50 meticulously designed puzzles, you must explore the counter-intuitive possibilities time travel permits. You will learn to choreograph your actions across multiple timelines, and to construct seemingly impossible solutions, such as paradoxical time loops, where the future depends on the past and the past depends on the future.
Is it Wrong to Try to Shoot ’em up Girls in a Dungeon?, PQube: Take control of Aiz Wallenstein, Loki Familia’s first-class swordswoman, and fight through hordes of enemies in this shoot’em up side-scroller based on DanMachi (Is it Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon?). Choose from a total of five support characters from the story and utilize their diverse shooting styles to complete the dungeon!
Junkyard Builder, Ultimate Games: In the beginning was the junkyard. Abandoned and despised by most people. But not you! Since you’re the owner, the business is booming! See that rusty car over there? Let’s do some makeover. Several corroded pipes? Let’s turn them into bales and sell. There’s junk everywhere I see. You know what that means. That’s how you make the profit!
Labyrinth City: Pierre the Maze Detective, Pixmain: From the award-winning studio behind Homo Machina and Californium, Labyrinth City: Pierre the Maze Detective is a one-of-a-kind, revolutionary puzzle game. Playing as detective Pierre, you must find your way and solve puzzles to retrieve the magical stone stolen by the nefarious Mr. X. You’ll meet adorable and hilarious characters, travel through works of art and interact with a world that was previously only available on paper!
Lambs on the Road: The Beginning, Flynn’s Arcade: From the creators of Eternum EX, in collaboration with Gone Mad studio. Lambs on the road is a survival horror story of a father looking for her daughter. Help John to find her daughter, Mary, throught different dangers, lost in a post-apocalyptic world where the chaos reigns. Try to escape from the starving and desperate people, hide, run, fight and overall, never look back.
Lost Grimoires 3: The Forgotten Well, Artifex Mundi (available Friday 16th July 2021): King Raphael returns victorious from the expedition against the army of the mysterious Elf Sylvanheir. While king’s subjects are preparing for his triumphant arrival, his sister – startled by his strange letters from during the war – suspects that Raphael has been cursed and that a real war is about to begin.
Macrotis: A Mother’s Journey, eastasiasoft: Macrotis is the story of a mother’s relentless search for her missing children, an emotional tale told through lush 2.5D platforming filled with thought-provoking puzzles. Climb, jump and gnaw your way through beautiful yet dangerous environments, avoid traps and use water physics to your advantage. As you progress, you’ll gain a variety of natural and supernatural abilities to overcome the obstacles in your path. Will you help Mother Bilby rescue her family?
Red Colony 2, Shinyuden: You play as Nicole, a mother desperate to get her daughter out of the terrifying slum at the bottom of the bottom in the Blue Colony. Your task is not an easy one, the slum has been hit hardest by the outbreak and zombies are not the only thing stalking you from the shadows. Only the strongest will survive, the Red Colony has already been massacred by the deadly zombie horde but there is still a chance in Sky City! Help Nicole rescue her daughter and face the dark secrets of her past as you sneak, fight and solve puzzles in this survival horror indie game.
Restless Night, ChiliDog Interactive (available Friday 16th July 2021): Hordes of zombies and bloodsucking bats, dozens of deadly mutants and cannibals, reanimated maniacs and pumpkin-killers — can you handle these mobs? You will have to survive through the night each and every time you’ll play Restless Night. This game is full of horrifying encounters with undead enemies, but your rifle will come in handy! Can you make it to the dawn?
Risk System, Hidden Trap: Risk System is a gorgeous hand crafted 2D shmup with a unique core mechanic where you boost your ship’s firepower by performing stunts and weaving between enemy fire.
Rogue Star Rescue, Chute Apps: Rogue Star Rescue is a unique mix of bullet hell roguelite and tower defense games. We’ve added strong strategy elements to the all-out insanity of bullet hell shooters. The action is smooth, the gameplay is challenging, the story is complex and nonlinear. It’s a game you’ll get sucked into and will end up spending months exploring the multiple intricacies and outcomes. Keeping the game fun well past the 50-hour mark is our core design focus.
Rogue Wizards, Spellbind Studios: Battle creatures, collect loot, master magic, and build your very own Wizard Tower sanctuary in this rogue-like, dungeon-crawling RPG.
SpaceEx Commander, Ultimate Games: After hundreds of years of waging wars with space invaders, the human fleet grew weaker. The devastating conflict took many lives. But your will to live is strong and your crew is loyal. Startup your engines, repel conquerors and as you do, collect powerful crystals. Use them to enhance your ship and give it your best shot to level an uneven playing field. The enemy showed some of his forces, but true evil still lies behind front lines…
Squeakers II, Marcin Skierski (available Friday 16th July 2021): Squeakers is a multiplayer, cooperative game. It can provide fun up to four players. You can either decide to work altogether or choose to compete with each other. No matter the way, the goal is to build the tower as fast as you can to escape rising water. And oh! Don’t forget your cement mixer! It gives you bricks essential for your construction.
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD, Nintendo (available Friday 16th July 2021): A hero rises, and the legend begins. Join Link in his high-flying quest to save Zelda, a childhood friend who must confront her destiny. Soar between floating islands and descend to the mysterious surface world in this updated HD version of the original The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword game. This classic journey, enhanced for Nintendo Switch, not only features improved performance, smoother motion controls and newly added button controls, but also a range of quality of life improvements.
Theofil, Ultimate Games: Theofil is an action arcade game in which you’ll guide a hooded hero wearing an ancient robe. Your weapon is a magical wooden staff that brave Theofil uses to destroy his enemies. His abilities will help you fight against dangerous enemies.
Unavowed, Wadjet Eye Games: A demon possessed you one year ago. Since that day, you unwillingly tore a trail of bloodshed through New York City. Waking up on a stormy rooftop, you meet your saviors: the Unavowed, an ancient society dedicated to stopping evil. Life as you knew it is over, but by joining them you have a chance to reverse some of the damage you’ve done – and, if you choose wisely, to redeem yourself.
Within the Blade, Ratalaika Games (available Friday 16th July 2021): Within the Blade is an epic game in stealth, platforming, and RPG genres, in which the player takes on the role of a Ninja. Explore the scenic world of feudal Japan, using your stealth to complete missions. Collect various materials to craft weapons: shurikens, poisons, elixirs, grenades, mines. As well as the main weapon the Ninjato and Kusarigama to build your power.
Wizodd, JanduSoft: Inspired by The Binding of Isaac but without blood and more magic. This game is easy to play and simple to get the mechanics, all you do is find monsters and make them explode in different ways, and as you improve on Wizodd, you get to be stronger, dodge the various traps and clear levels more quickly.
Word Crush Hidden, Benjamin Kistler: Word Crush Hidden is a fun word search puzzle game where you need to connect each letter to the words searched for. Daily challenges, achievements and over 1399 levels bring you an enjoyable word search experience and if you are stuck the power ups help you to find the words.