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
Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin Trial Version, Capcom (available Friday 25th June): A new adventure awaits you in this second installment of the turn-based RPG series set in the world of Monster Hunter! Will your special bond with these monsters bring hope or destruction? Become a Rider and form bonds with friendly monsters to fight alongside them as you take part in an epic story.
Nintendo Switch Games
#1 Crosswords Bundle, Eclipse Games (available Friday 25th June): In #1 Crosswords you’ll find a story mode with 100 crossword puzzles to solve for all difficulty levels. On top of that, you can always play the daily crossword, which is the same for everyone in the world, and as many random crosswords as you want.
Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX, Merge Games: The iconic Alex Kidd is back! Jump straight back into Miracle World and experience it like you’ve never seen before. Complete with new HD graphics, gameplay improvements and animations, rediscover all the levels from the original game, as well as brand new levels which expand the lore and story behind Alex Kidd. Destroy the evil Janken the Great and rescue the people of Radaxian once and for all! The world needs a hero – what are you waiting for?
Beasts of Maravilla Island, Whitethorn Digital: Beasts of Maravilla Island is a 3D adventure game where you take on the role of a young wildlife photographer who traverses Maravilla Island’s magical ecosystems to discover extraordinary creatures, learn their behaviours, and, most importantly, photograph their majesty!
BeeFense BeeMastered, ByteRockers Games: Command your forces, manage your resources, and improve your defenses in increasingly challenging battles. Upgrade your towers with a variety of features to drive back the hornet hordes. Join the queen bee and her loyal subjects on their hilarious journey through 26 unique levels. The whole game features bee-mastered graphics and brand buzzing new animation.
Bitmaster, Sometimes You: You need to destroy the enemies and collect power-ups to improve weapons. Game balance changes periodically, which makes the game unpredictable and difficult to get a high score.
Bocce, Pix Arts (available Saturday 26th June): Ultra-realistic physics, beautiful sceneries and different balls with their own characteristics make Bocce the most realistic Bocce/Petanque simulation available on Shop.
CarX Drift Racing Online, CarX Technologies: CarX Drift Racing Online provides a unique experience handling sports cars with simple and the intuitive control. If you like drifting, prepare to spend hours playing and enjoying this game. Use the handbrake to send your car sideways. Paint donuts burning tires. Cut through clouds of smoke on high speed.
Cube Blast: Match, isTom Games: Cube Blast will challenge even the most reputable puzzle solvers with a mind bending 3D twist on the classic color blast formula. Push your spatial thinking abilities to their limits, as you solve increasingly complex puzzles on a 3D tower of colorful blocks, with new and exciting mechanical twists popping up, just when you thought you saw all the game has to offer. If you are not yet convinced: there are also aliens, and explosions!
Cyber Hook, Graffiti Games: Cyber Hook is a fast-paced, 3D platformer that has you using parkour skills and a grappling hook to scale and ride walls, while fighting enemies and blasting blocks with a finger laser gun. Hurtle forward in a vibrant retrowave environment to test parkour abilities, but be careful, because one missed jump can mean life or death.
Empire of Angels IV, eastasiasoft: For the first time since the series began in 1993, Empire of Angels arrives on console! As the latest entry in the storied tactical RPG franchise, this updated edition of Empire of Angels IV features lush 3D graphics, strategic turn-based combat and a huge cast of gorgeous female characters.
ENDER LILIES: Quietus of the Knights, Binary Haze Interactive: ENDER LILIES is a dark fantasy 2D action RPG that sees the players try to unravel the mystery of the kingdom destroyed by the Rain of Death. Players will journey through the sprawling and hauntedly beautiful locations of Land’s End, including a submerged forest, a sealed-off contaminated underground cavern, and a grand castle.
Enigmatis: The Ghosts of Maple Creek, Artifex Mundi (available Friday 25th June): Imagine waking up after a powerful storm as the sun goes down. You find yourself just outside a small town on the side of the road. A shiver runs down your spine as your body remembers the recent dramatic events that your mind cannot or will not recall…
Farm For Your Life, Secret Item Games: Your community was taken down by a heavy storm which caused an apocalypse and unleashed the living dead. Together with the other survivors, it is your task to rebuild and to allow that sustainable life can still be assured. Cultivate your farm and manage your restaurant to provide food and deal with all the zombies.
Kirakira Stars Idol Project Nagisa, Edia: After their first live performance, Nobuyuki and Ai have a fateful encounter with the top idol, Nagisa Yukihiro. Six months later. With Miwako’s kindness, Nobuyuki and his friends attend a joint lesson with Uesugi Productions, a long-established entertainment production company. While getting involved with Nagisa through joint lessons, it is decided that an idol festival – DivaFes – will be held, but…
Legend of Mana, Square Enix: The HD remaster of Legend of Mana is out now on the Nintendo Switch system. Set off on a journey to find the mystical Mana Tree seen in a dream, before discovering … the world map is empty! During your travels, you’ll acquire special artifacts. Place these artifacts wherever you’d like on the map to bring towns and dungeons to life and advance the story. Meet a colorful cast of characters, square off against fearsome monsters and complete quests in the vast world of Fa’Diel. Not only has the music been rearranged for this remaster, but you can also alternate between the new and original soundtrack.
LEGO Builder’s Journey, LEGO System: Builder’s Journey is a poetic puzzle that takes place in a LEGO brick world, brought to life with the most accurately rendered LEGO elements yet to feature on screens. Be taken through a breathtaking world filled with brick-by-brick effects, accompanied by a beautiful soundtrack.
Loopindex, Ratalaika Games (available Friday 25th June): It’s time to explore the virtual land of Loopindex! Its vast, uncharted lands are full of puzzles to solve! Play alone, or team up with a robo-friend, and use logic and timing to clear each area. The difficulty will test your ingenuity as you explore the unique “loop mechanic” at the core of the gameplay loop.
Lovekami -Useless Goddess-, MoeNovel: The protagonist, Sho Narumi, stumbles upon a goddess who collapses on the street and attempts to help her. Soon enough it is revealed that she’s the Aragami who had been causing frequent power outages in one small-town area of Tokyo. Sho decides to protect his beloved hometown by helping the goddess to get rehabilitated!
Mario Golf: Super Rush, Nintendo (available Friday 25th June): Hit the green with up to four players locally or online and golf with friends from the Super Mario series like Mario, Peach, Yoshi and more! Modes range from Standard Golf to the energetic Speed Golf and an exciting Golf Adventure. Simple motion or button controls make it easy for both new players and seasoned pros to drive and putt.
Ninja Buddy Epic Quest, Pix Arts: Explore wonderful worlds as you lead Ninja Buddy in his quest to save Princess Zebda. Show your skills to master hostile monsters, deadly mechanics and powerful bosses. Make your way through increasingly challenging levels in this Super Platformer.
Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 – The Official Video Game, SEGA: The Olympic Games are back, and this time it’s your chance for glory! Whether you play with friends, family, or go for gold on the global leaderboards, this is a party game that anyone can pick up and enjoy! Prepare to unleash the competitor within as you create your athlete, customize their skills and pick the perfect costume. Why settle for standard sportswear when you can take centre stage as a pirate, astronaut or cowboy?
Promesa, Fantastico Studio (available Friday 25th June): Promesa is a personal project born from a family conversation, where you wander through dreams and memories emerging from a dialogue between a grandfather and his grandchild. While listening to someone trying to remember their experiences, past and present blend together, forming a stream of images that are both personal and shared. From memories of homes and streets to surreal visions of imaginary places, Promesa is a contemplative experience about what happens when we’re left dreaming of the things we haven’t lived firsthand.
Sakura Succubus 3, Gamuzumi: Ogasawara Hiroki was a normal man until he, by chance, learns that many members of Japan’s elite are actually succubi. And, what’s more, there’s something about his scent which makes them attracted to him. Now an encounter with a woman from his past can change everything. This woman introduces herself as Yue, the succubus queen. She intends to whisk Hiroki away to the succubus realm to keep him for her own.
Summer Paws, Silesia Games: Summer days, warm rain, magical nights! Sleeping kittens are hidden well. Can you find them?
Super Cable Boy, Sebastian Lieb: Super Cable Boy is a retro inspired platformer, where you are playing a sentient handheld gaming system with a power cord. Collect game cartridges to become more powerful and take on your quest to defeat “the Glitch”, an entity that 1▧01☠011‱☣[ERROR]⌀▧ ..
Super Magbot, Team17: The system of Magnetia is in great peril as an evil villain tears through the galaxy. It’s all down to one robot explorer to save the day – Magbot! Armed with the power to control both positive (red) and negative (blue) magnetic polarities, Magbot must navigate through a myriad of challenging platforming environments to save his home planet of MagTek.
Sweet Sugar Candy, Pix Arts (available Friday 25th June): Explore a beautiful world full of candy. Develop your skills in an hundred of well-designed levels, while collecting and using power-ups wisely. Match and crush three or more of the same candies to complete levels, using special candies where possible! You’ll find more fun in this game than in any other Match game!
The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk: The Amulet of Chaos – Chicken Edition, Plug In Digital: They are clumsy, inexperienced and feisty but…they’ll have to endure each other’s company to get the dungeon’s treasure. However, a feeling of déjà-vu quickly arises… Guide this team of unlikely heroes in an adventure full of humor and chaos! The Naheulbeuk universe is an original creation by French author John Lang. It started as a very popular audio comedy series parodying role-playing games and heroic fantasy tropes. Now the story is available in English and as a video game for the first time!
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2, Activision (available Friday 25th June): Drop back in with the most iconic skateboarding games ever made. Play Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater & Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2 in one epic collection, rebuilt from the ground up in incredible HD. All the pro skaters, levels and tricks are back and fully-remastered, plus more.
Worms Rumble, Team17: Worms Rumble is Worms like you’ve never played it before, with intense, real-time, arena-based 32 player cross-platform combat. Get ready for Deathmatch and Last Worm Standing modes where you’re only ever a Holy Hand Grenade away from death!