This week’s Nintendo eShop releases for Europe are in, delivering new demos and games for Nintendo Switch as well as plenty of discounts across all platforms.
Nintendo Switch Demos
Miitopia lets you cast your friends, family or anyone you choose to star in your journey to conquer the face-stealing Dark Lord. In this demo of the game’s first area, you’ll be able to create and customize your Mii characters with wigs and makeup. Your save data from the demo can carry over to the full game when purchased, so if you enjoy your first bite, head over to Nintendo eShop to pre-purchase the full smorgasbord of swashbuckling silliness!
Nintendo Switch Games
Arcade Archives Thunder Cross II, Hamster Corporation
Thunder Cross II is a shooting game released by Konami in 1991. Control Blue Thunder 2 and Red Thunder 2 and battle for the survival of the galaxy. Upgrade your shots and increase your options to defeat the bosses. Two player co-op is also available.
Battle Axe, Numskull Games
Battle Axe is an arcade top-down hack & slash featuring high-quality visuals created by veteran pixel artist Henk Nieborg, true to form game mechanics, and music from the legendary VGM composer Manami Matsumae – retro gamers rejoice! For as long as you and your people can remember, your homeland of Mercia has been held in the tyrannical grip of “Etheldred”; a despotic sorceress in the distant icy wastelands to the north.
Before I Forget, Plug In Digital
Explore the present to uncover the past, in a short story of love and loss and a life well-lived. A narrative exploration that examines a world where memories are constantly fading and jumbled. A game about dementia and what happens when you can’t hold onto the things you’ve done or the people you’ve loved.
Boris The Rocket, Big Way
Boris The Rocket is a simulator of a moustached Cold War Soviet missile operator. You will have a chance to defend your vast Motherland single-handedly. You will have to withstand freezing weather and nasty bear intrigues while slurping condensed milk to survive and adapt to the rapidly changing environment.
Car Demolition Clicker, Ultimate Games
Ever dreamed of smashing your own car? Or maybe a car of your neighbour? Well… now you have a chance! Grab your weapon, call out your battle drones and start clicking the car into oblivion! Earn cash, upgrade your equipment and find more vehicles to destroy! Tons of upgrades, support weapons, special abilities and explosions! Taste the destruction at it’s best in this clicker game.
Crime Opera: The Butterfly Effect, eastasiasoft
Crime Opera explores both the strength and frailty of familial bonds, presenting its narrative in a beautifully illustrated style. Customize your experience by deciding to read straight through it like a kinetic novel or make choices that impact the story like a visual novel. Either way, this complex and effectual tale is bound to grip you from beginning to end as a life of crime spirals out of control.
Dead Dust, ChiliDog Interactive
Dead Dust takes place in the Wild West. It’s full of reckless gunfights, gunpowder smell, endless prairies and hot-headed cowboys. The main character is called Shlango, and he’s a fearless bounty hunter. He receives a letter from a very important person with great influence all over the Wild West. He owns many saloons and bars. His daughter was kidnapped and so he wrote a letter to the bounty hunter asking him for help with saving her.
Death end re;Quest, Idea Factory International
Death end re;Quest takes the classic turn-based RPG and turns it on its head, allowing you to jump at will between the RPG action of the game world, and the investigative visual novel segments of the real world. In the game world, players brawl in engaging RPG battles! Blast enemies and chain your attacks with the Knockback system or switch game genres from RPG into fighting, shooting, slot, puzzle, and billiards – the choice is yours. Game development may seem all fun and games until the lines between fantasy and reality begin to blur.
Escape First 3, OnSkull Development
You and your high-school friends are having a reunion party. Wanting to re-live the good old days, you decide to visit your old school, which has since been abandoned. At first, it’s all fun and games remembering the past, however there is one event you all chose to forget and will be forced to confront now.
Fly TOGETHER!, Northplay
Fly TOGETHER! is a multiplayer game of explosive aeroplane action that will challenge your inner air traffic controller. The sequel to the award-winning Conduct TOGETHER! takes players to the skies in a race against time to bring passengers safely to their destination by drawing flight paths and avoiding collisions in increasingly challenging action-puzzles.
Ladders by POWGI, Lightwood Games
Make new words by changing one letter at a time. The goal is to turn one word into another using only a limited number of steps. Your reward? A free dad joke with each puzzle solved!
Legend of Keepers: Career of a Dungeon Manager, Goblinz Studio
Legend of Keepers is the perfect mix between Dungeon Management and Roguelite. You have been hired as a dungeon master by the Dungeons Company. Your job is simple: protect their dungeons! Each run will be different but players will keep some of their Master’s bonuses between runs. Like we’ve already mentioned, our game is a mix between Roguelite and Dungeon Management. How did we achieve that? By running many tests to find the perfect balance between management and dungeon phases!
Mafia Slots, Digital Game Group
Free Spins, Free Mini Game! Come join the gang in this mafia themed slot game. Test your luck with up to nine lines of betting. Classic and easy to use gameplay perfect for slot lovers.
Mom Hid My Game! 2, hap inc.
Let’s find the game console mom hid! Is it under the sofa or on the fridge? Could it be behind the curtains, too? Please give me back my game! Find the game in each level using various items!
New Pokémon Snap, Nintendo (available Friday 30th April)
Explore lush scenery on unknown islands to snap photos of lively wild Pokémon in their natural habitats. You might see unexpected expressions or behaviors – Pokémon patrolling their territory, playing or lurking in out-of-the-way spots. Your observations of Pokémon thriving in the wild may help unravel the truth behind the Illumina phenomenon. The Pokémon pictures you take will also be used to build your very own Pokémon Photodex! When you complete a course, you can adjust the brightness, blur, zoom and other aspects of your photo in Re-Snap mode. Then, add stickers, frames and filters for a personal touch and share your favorite photos with family and friends in-game.
R-Type Final 2, NIS America (available Friday 30th April)
For the first time in nearly two decades, you can experience R-Type Final 2! Feel the rush of taking down hordes of Bydo with your fleet of R-Type fighters equipped with an arsenal of new and classic wave cannons, force units, bit devices and devastating delta weapons. The Bydo threat is always evolving, as new enemies spawn from the wreckage of fallen foes, and stages are corrupted and altered by the sentient Bydo corruption. R-Type Final 2 unites the explosive action of the original games with modern visuals and gameplay features, making this a must-have title for new and old shoot-’em-up fans alike.
Reknum Cheri Dreamland, Nape Games
Reknum Fantasy of Dreams is an action, exploration and 2D platformer videogame, it is the latest installment in the Reknum saga in which Cheri awakens from a fantasy to start the real adventure! Explore the thematic levels, unlock new weapons and upgrade your skills, fight fearsome bosses inspired by classic gameplay, decipher the poetic words of the ancestors when you travel through the dreamworld and reach the real final outcome.
Slinki is a hard-as-nails 2.5D action-platformer where your own prosthetic arm is the ultimate multipurpose weapon: Use it as a bladed boomerang to control the population of mutated critters, pull levers towards you to get through puzzles and zip-line across grappling surfaces. Furthermore, instead of having your weapon return to you, why not return to it instead with the power of Slinki’s slingshot? All this to find out what happened to the once peaceful forest you used to live in.
Space Warrior, Nikita Alexeevich
Experience the world of an alternative future of the Earth and get caught up in a plot of a full-on space saga. It would seem that there is nothing to discover in the Solar System. But in the most remote corners of the Universe mankind has come up against cruel resistance. You are the only one who can save the galaxy from an alien race of invaders!
Super Arcade Soccer 2021, Ruben Alcaniz (available Friday 30th April)
Super Arcade Soccer 2021 lets you play soccer like never before, combining the best in new technology and classic retro games. It’s the best of both worlds!
Tactics meets intense gameplay in a one-of-a-kind game you’re sure to enjoy.
Face off against AI like you’ve never seen before. Enjoy a wide variety of competitions and an extensive database with the best teams and players in the world.
Super Glitch Dash, Rogue Games
Immerse yourself in jaw-dropping next-generation visuals that pulsate to the beat of the rhythm-driven gameplay. Feel the rush of your reflexes as you swipe your way past axes, hammers, lasers, meat grinders and spikes while trying to navigate the insane obstacle courses that comprise each stage. Grind rails, flip upside down, and scream into all-new indoor environments as the rollercoaster-like worlds unfold before your very eyes.
Street Cleaner: The Video Game, Creaky Lantern Games
Street Cleaner is a modern synthwave artist based in San Diego. Inspired by action films of the ’80s to write the soundtrack to a vigilante movie that never existed, he has broadened his sound from retro synth inspiration to chiptunes, darksynth, and more. Street Cleaner: The Video Game is the licensed game that would have been made based on that movie, brought to reality.
Taiwan Monster Fruit : Prologue, WOWWOW Technology
Taiwan Monster Fruit is an exciting, parkour-style, motion-sensing game. Experience challenges and adventures by working together, but still competing with one another, in single-player or four-player team modes. Players will be equipped with different types of cards and work together to become the best team of little monster warriors.
Trails and Traces: The Tomb of Thomas Tew, Ratalaika Games
In 1695, Tew and his fellow pirates pursued a Mughal ship. His ship, The Amity, attacked the ship, the Fateh Muhammed. Tew was disemboweled by a cannon shot, and died instantly. Or did he?
The player programs the robot and repels oncoming monsters. For programming, just place blocks without using a general programming language so that elementary school students can play. However, by considering the weapons and logic to equip according to the type, number and position of the monsters who came, You can train your thinking like a game.