This week’s Nintendo eShop releases for North America are in, delivering new games for Nintendo Switch as well as plenty of discounts across all platforms.
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Nintendo Switch Games
Akiba’s Trip: Hellbound & Debriefed, XSEED Games (available Tuesday 20th July 2021): Supernatural creatures are stalking the pop culture mecca of Akihabara—and you know that because they’ve turned you into one of them. Their only weakness, and yours, is sunlight, which means there’s only one way to stop them: call them out on the streets, knock their clothes off, and expose their skin before they can do it to you.
Arcade Archives Sea Fighter Poseidon, Hamster Corporation: Sea Fighter Poseidon is an action shooting game released by TAITO in 1984. The player fights against enemy divers and enemy’s battleships to save his captured friends. If the player’s water scooter runs out of fuel, it will explode, so be sure to defeat enemy divers with torpedoes and steal it from them.
Connect the Dots, Digital Game Group: Help Pierre connect the dots by matching same color dots together to make his art master piece. Over hundreds of puzzles to play from. Can you make the ultimate masterpiece?
Cotton Reboot!, ININ Games (available Tuesday 20th July 2021): Japan’s favorite shooter mascot finds her way into a beautiful HD game with stunning graphics and remixed soundtracks. This is the original “Cute ‘em up”, and will test your skills as well as tug on the heartstrings as Cotton and her friends are finally back in the ultimate celebration of one of Japan’s most beloved gaming mascots. Choose between the HD Reboot mode or go legit with the X68000 original mode with pixel perfect graphics from the iconic Japanese home computer.
Cris Tales, Modus Games (available Tuesday 20th July 2021): Experience the past, present and future simultaneously in this gorgeous, indie love letter to classic JRPGs. To stop the Time Empress and rewrite the future of the land, embark on a harrowing journey across the kingdoms, recruiting powerful allies to aid in the fight. Master their abilities and Crisbell’s unique Time Magic to overcome mighty foes. Peer into the past, act in the present and watch as your choices dynamically change the future.
Dark Fantasy: Jigsaw Puzzle, NAISU: Jigsaw puzzles have never been this atmospheric! Dark Fantasy will take you on a journey through gloomy portraits. Enjoy jigsaw puzzles with an epic atmosphere!
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.
Dogworld, Lateralis: After a catastrophic event on Earth, humanity is directed underground and into pods for their safety. You are told that the surface world is dangerous and uninhabitable, and inside the pods is the only safe place to be. But when you are launched from the underground in a freak accident, you realize that the surface is just fine and there’s more to this world than you thought. The surface is teeming with life, except… they all seem to be dogs. And some of them talk.
Escape From a Deserted Island~The Adventures of Nyanzou&Kumakichi: Escape Game Series~, AlignmentSharp: One day, while Kumakichi is worried over what to eat for dinner, Nyanzou pauses from reading his manga to announce, “I’m gonna be the King of the Pirates.” Hearing what only could be a joke, Kumakichi thinks, “Not again…”. He tries to ignore Nyanzou, but Nyanzou has a reputation for being reckless. He forces Kumakichi to come along out to sea.
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.
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.
Lotus Reverie: First Nexus, Keinart: Lotus Reverie is a visual novel focused on time management, following in the footsteps of other games such as Devil Survivor and Persona. Within a limited amount of time, you will forge bonds with other survivors and uncover the incredible mysteries this world hides in this survival game where only one pair will remain.
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?
Metro Simulator, UIG Entertainment: Attention – the train is now arriving at platform 1! You are the train operator and thousands of people rely on you every day on their way to work or home. Take this unique chance to experience Moscow’s subway systems in a whole new way! You control the train just like in real life: Accelerate, brake, open doors, switch cameras, set car functions and many other tasks! Take on the role of a passenger and visit stations, trains and the depot. Will you rise to the challenge and take control deep under the metropolis? Your passengers trust in you, get them to their destination safely and on time!
Mind Maze, Sometimes You (available Tuesday 20th July 2021): Put walls, build a labyrinth, capture cells of playing field. Do not let the appearance of closed corners to avoid being captured by enemy. Calculate the moves to build a strategy, create a logical trap for opponent. Be cunning, force your opponent to make a mistake and cover the field like rapid avalanche, carrying you to victory.
Our Battle Has Just Begun! Episode 1, VRIDGE: You have no memory of your adventure or heroic strength, and yet the people celebrate you as the Hero who saved the realm. This is just your typical adventure game filled with heroes and heroines…except it starts where games usually end.
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?
Reverse Memories, Navila Software Japan: The sky drizzles. Fireworks ignite the sky. Boy meets girl. A summer belongs only to them. The past, once stagnant, is revolving again. Yu Sheng, a teenager who has lost memories of his past, returns to his childhood town to search for what he has ‘lost’. He meets Yi Yao, and it’s love at first sight. At the Summer Festival, he shyly confesses, and she accepts. But the next day Yi Yao loses all her memories of him. Will he be able to find the truth as he wanders through the corridors of memory?
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 Wizards, Spellbind Studios: Battle creatures, collect loot, master magic, and build your very own Wizard Tower sanctuary in this rogue-like, dungeon-crawling RPG.
Songs for a Hero: Definitive Edition, Dumativa Game Studio: Join an unlikely hero as he sings his way through a strange world full of floating platforms, bright and colorful enemies, and many other inexplicable phenomena in an adventure unlike anything you have ever heard! This humorous platformer features a fully dynamic soundtrack that reacts to your every input, meaning that the hero will always sing and crack jokes about whatever is happening to him, whenever it happens. Songs for a Hero: Definitive Edition is an old-school, sung-through videogame extravaganza!
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.
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.