Nintendo eShop Releases: 12th April 2018 (Europe)

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This week’s Nintendo eShop releases for Europe are in, delivering new demos and games for Nintendo Switch, Wii U, and Nintendo 3DS – as well as plentiful discounts across all platforms.

Permanent Price Drop – Nintendo Switch

  • Rocket League, Psyonix – £15, previously £15.04

Special Offers – Nintendo Switch

  • Astro Bears Party, QubicGames – £2.69 (€2.99) until 6th May 2018, normally £4.49 (€4.99)
  • Bulb Boy, Bulbware – £4.31 (€4.79) until 28th April 2018, normally £7.19 (€7.99)
  • Cave Story+, Nicalis – £21.59 (€23.99) until 16th April 2018, normally £26.99 (€29.99)
  • Crimsonland, 10tons – £8.03 (€9.37) until 18th April 2018, normally £11.99 (€13.99)
  • Graceful Explosion Machine, Vertex Pop – £4.99 (€6.49) until 19th April 2018, normally £9.99 (€12.99)
  • Ittle Dew 2+, Nicalis – £21.59 (€23.99) until 16th April 2018, normally £26.99 (€29.99)
  • The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+, Nicalis – £28.79 (€31.99) until 16th April 2018, normally £35.99 (€39.99)
  • Knight Terrors, Nicalis – £1.80 (€2) until 16th April 2018, normally £2.69 (€2.99)
  • Maria The Witch, Na.p.s. Team – £2.24 (€2.49) until 3rd May 2018, normally £4.49 (€4.99)
  • Oxenfree, Night School Studio – £3.99 (€4.99) until 21st April 2018, normally £15.99 (€19.99)
  • Paper Wars: Cannon Fodder Devastated, iFun4all – £4.49 (€4.99) until 20th April 2018, normally £8.99 (€9.99)
  • Robonauts, QubicGames – £2.69 (€2.99) until 6th May 2018, normally £13.49 (€14.99)
  • Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment, Yacht Club Games – £7.15 (€7.99) until 19th April 2018, normally £8.99 (€9.99)
  • Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove, Yacht Club Games – £17.99 (€19.99) until 19th April 2018, normally £22.49 (€24.99)
  • Subsurface Circular, Ant Workshop – £3.83 (€4.79) until 3rd May 2018, normally £4.79 (€5.99)
  • Tennis in the Face, 10tons – £1.79 (€1.99) until 18th April 2018, normally £4.49 (€4.99)
  • The End is Nigh, Nicalis – £10.79 (€11.99) until 16th April 2018, normally £13.49 (€14.99)
  • Tiny Barbarian DX, Nicalis – £21.59 (€23.99) until 16th April 2018, normally £26.99 (€29.99)
  • Twin Robots: Ultimate Edition, Ratalaika Games – £5.99 (€5.99) until 29th April 2018, normally £7.99 (€7.99)
  • Unepic, unepic fran – £6.74 (€7.49) until 22nd April 2018, normally £8.99 (€9.99)
  • Vaccine, Rainy Frog – £6.29 (€6.99) until 26th April 2018, normally £8.99 (€9.99)
  • VVVVVV, Nicalis – £7.19 (€7.99) until 16th April 2018, normally £8.99 (€9.99)
  • Woodle Tree Adventures, ChubbyPixel – £3.59 (€3.99) until 22nd April 2018, normally £4.49 (€4.99)

Permanent Price Drop – Wii U

  • Watch Dogs, Ubisoft – £24.99 (€29.99), previously £49.99 (€59.99)

Special Offers – Wii U

  • 99 Moves, EnjoyUp Games – £1.14 (€1.24) until 10th May 2018, normally £2.29 (€2.49)
  • Abyss, EnjoyUp Games – £0.89 (€0.99) until 10th May 2018, normally £1.79 (€1.99)
  • Breakout Defense, nuGAME – £4.90 (€4.90) until 20th May 2018, normally £7 (€7)
  • Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition, Drinkbox Studios – £5.99 (€6.99) until 19th May 2018, normally £11.99 (€13.99)
  • Maze Break, nuGAME – £4.20 (€4.90) until 20th May 2018, normally £6 (€7)
  • Rock ‘N Racing Off Road DX, EnjoyUp Games – £3.59 (€3.99) until 10th May 2018, normally £7.19 (€7.99)
  • Shovel Knight, Yacht Club Games – £17.99 (€19.99) until 19th April 2018, normally £22.49 (€24.99)

Special Offers – Nintendo 3DS

  • Adventure Labyrinth Story, CIRCLE Entertainment – £3.60 (€4) until 3rd May 2018, normally £4.50 (€5)
  • Alchemic Dungeons, CIRCLE Entertainment – £3.99 (€4) until 3rd May 2018, normally £4.99 (€5)
  • Aqua Moto Racing 3D, Zordix AB – £5.39 (€5.99) until 19th April 2018, normally £7.19 (€7.99)
  • Fairune 2, CIRCLE Entertainment – £5.49 (€5.59) until 3rd May 2018, normally £6.89 (€6.99)
  • Of Mice And Sand, CIRCLE Entertainment – £6.29 (€6.39) until 3rd May 2018, normally £7.89 (€7.99)
  • Parascientific Escape – Crossing at the Farthest Horizon, CIRCLE Entertainment – £3.99 (€4) until 3rd May 2018, normally £4.99 (€5)
  • Shovel Knight, Yacht Club Games – £17.99 (€19.99) until 19th April 2018, normally £22.49 (€24.99)

Nintendo Switch Add-on Content

  • A.O.T. 2: Additional Christa Costume: Maid Outfit, Koei Tecmo – £3.19 (€3.49)
  • A.O.T. 2: Additional Erwin Costume: Knight Outfit, Koei Tecmo – £3.19 (€3.49)
  • A.O.T. 2: Additional Hange Costume: Scientist Outfit, Koei Tecmo – £3.19 (€3.49)
  • A.O.T. 2: Additional Mikasa Costume: Ninja Outfit, Koei Tecmo – £3.19 (€3.49)
  • A.O.T. 2: Additional Episode: Attack IQ Championship, Koei Tecmo – £0.89 (€0.99)
  • A.O.T. 2: Additional Episode: Discouragement and the Leaning Tower, Koei Tecmo – £0.89 (€0.99)
  • A.O.T. 2: Additional Episode: Singular Target, Koei Tecmo – £0.89 (€0.99)
  • LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2: Runaways Character and Level Pack, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment – £2.50 (€2.99)
  • Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Shantae: Costume Pack, WayForward – £7.19 (€7.99)

Nintendo Switch Pre-Orders

  • Agatha Knife, Mango Protocol – £7.95 (€9.95) until 26th April 2018, normally £9.59 (€11.99)
    Embark on this twisted adventure with Agatha, a child torn between her love for eating meat and her friendships with animals. Join her as she discovers religion and creates her own, Carnivorism, to convince the animals that their sacrifice is the secret to their eternal happiness.
  • Die for Valhalla!, Monster Couch – £8.99 (€9.99) until 26th April 2018, normally £10.99 (€11.99)
    Die for Valhalla! is an action RPG where you possess and take full control of heroes, monsters and other things to help Vikings save their realm!
  • DragoDino, Plug In Digital – £8.99 (€9.99)
    Fight your way to the top in DragoDino, an epic adventure set in an ever changing world! Meet Bob, a cute DragoDino, and guide him through the 10 levels of the Forest Kingdom in a quest to recover his lost egg stuck atop a giant tree.
  • Ninja Striker!, Flying Carpets – £3.59 (€3.99)
    Ninja Striker takes visuals and music inspired by the 8-bit era and fires them up with modern touches. Heavily stylised around Japanese themes, your goal is to advance forward with as much speed, flair and combo power as possible. You have double jumps, homing attacks and a special ‘Shinobi Action’ at your disposal; only by mastering each with sharp reflexes will you make it through your quest.
  • Save the Ninja Clan, Sometimes You – £4.49 (€4.99)
    An evil ninja kidnapped your friends. You must collect scrolls in order to find your friends and save them. You will play as different ninjas as the journey progresses. Each ninja has a different ability: Green ninja has a double jump, Purple Ninja has a sprint, and the Grey Ninja has a dash (with temporary invincibility).
  • The Way Remastered, SONKA – £10.79 (€11.99) until 19th April 2018, normally £13.49 (€14.99)
    The Way Remastered tells a story about a member of space explorers team who lost his beloved. During one of his expeditions he discovers ancient writings that testify the existence of a method for obtaining eternal life. Hoping to get his beloved back, he decides to return to the alien planet. However, the planet hides many secrets and dangers that he must face.
  • Where Are My Friends?, Sometimes You – £5.39 (€5.99)
    Every level is a separate genre: runner, point’n’click quest and puzzle-platformer. The plot will be understandable to each one of you, since the story is told without using a single word.

Nintendo Switch Demos

  • Black Hole, Dufgames – Free
    Black Hole is an arcade-style twin-stick shooter in space. Choose your ship and embark on a dangerous and action-packed flight through multiple black holes. Shoot everything you can see and collect everything you can find.
  • I and Me, Ratalaika Games – Free
    I and Me is a puzzle platformer. To play the game, you control two cats simultaneously. The two characters will perform exactly the same action. You need to manage both of them at the same time and let them coordinate to complete the adventure. The game has four chapters based on four seasons with a total of 92 levels.
  • Squareboy vs Bullies: Arena Edition, Ratalaika Games – Free
    Squareboy vs Bullies is an old school beat ’em up by Rohan Narang that follows the titular Squareboy and his quest for Justice! For far too long the bullies have gone unpunished and with no one else to put them in their place, Squareboy finds himself standing up against them to do what is right, not just for himself, but for everyone the bullies victimized. Will you help Squareboy fight off the Bullies?
  • Stikbold! A Dodgeball Adventure DELUXE, Reign Bros. – Free
    Stikbold! is a hard-hitting, fast-paced dodgeball sports game set in a colourful and quirky 70s universe.
  • Super Chariot, Microids – Free
    Set out on an epic adventure and give His Majesty the trip of his death. Guide a Super Chariot containing the remains of your King through a network of subterranean caverns. On your own or with a friend, lead the brave Princess and her faithful fiancé through the catacombs in search of the ideal resting spot for the King!
  • Super One More Jump, SMG Studio – Free
    Super One More Jump is a hand-crafted intense arcade platformer. Simple to learn one button controls. Hard to master levels. Test your muscle memory, concentration and sanity!
  • Twin Robots: Ultimate Edition, Ratalaika Games – Free
    Watt and Volt are two twin robots, who have been forgotten by time and abandoned in an old robot factory. Watt and Volt will have their work cut out for them, but the good news is you might not have to go it alone as although both robots can be controlled at any moment due to swapping between them, co-op is fully supported, so as long as you have a friend to control the other robot, the only thing you’ll need to focus on, is what your own robot is doing.

Nintendo Switch Games

  • #Breakforcist Battle, Lucid Sheep Games – £6.99 (€7.99)
    Are you hungry!? Introducing an all-new version of the cult favorite breakfast/exorcism-themed waffle-busting game, #Breakforcist Battle! Use your magic paddle & ball to rescue breakfast with classic brick-breaking gameplay. Work together with a friend in cooperative play or challenge your friends in an all-new competitive battle mode!
  • ACA NEOGEO Gururin, Hamster Corporation – £6.29 (€6.99)
    Gururin is an action-puzzle game released in 1994 by FACE. Enjoy a puzzle game the likes of which you’ve never seen before while rotating the Magic Troupe, Gururin! Comes with One Player Mode, Challenge Mode (VS CPU), and Two Player Mode.
  • Asdivine Hearts, KEMCO – £11.69 (€12.99)
    One year ago, the world of Asdivine was enveloped by a brilliant flash of light. Since that time, the influence of shadow has only continued to grow ever more powerful across the face of the land. A surprising revelation awaits a young man by the name of Zack and his childhood friend, Stella, in the capital from a chubby cat claiming to be none other than the Light Deity and declaring the world to be on the verge of destruction…
  • Burly Men at Sea, Plug In Digital – £8.99 (€9.99)
    Set in the waters of early 20th-century Scandinavia, the game’s story branches through a series of encounters with creatures from folklore. You play as storyteller and wayfinder, shaping the narrative around three ungainly heroes. Play through once for a single tale, then set sail again to uncover paths to new adventures.
  • Bombslinger, Plug In Digital – £10.79 (€11.99)
    Wear the poncho of the Bombslinger, a ruthless bandit turned peaceful rancher on a quest to avenge his missus and destruction of his ranch at the hands of his former posse.
  • Deep Ones, Sometimes You – £4.04 (€4.49) until 11th April 2018, normally £4.49 (€4.99)
    The main protagonist of this story suffers a crash on his submarine. The great red octopus is the reason of this, his will of destroying every traveller that he encounters may seem unbeatable, but Diver isn’t exactly as simple as he looks. He is encouraged to walk along the bottom of the ocean and fight with the unknown creatures of the world that is beneath, just to get his submarine back in his command.
  • Don’t Starve: Nintendo Switch Edition, Klei Entertainment – £17.99 (€19.99)
    In Don’t Starve: Nintendo Switch Edition, You play as Wilson, an intrepid Gentleman Scientist who has been trapped by a demon and transported to a mysterious wilderness world. Enter a bizarre and unexplored world full of strange creatures, dangers, and surprises. Learn to exploit the environment and its inhabitants to escape and find your way back home.
  • Dragon Blaze for Nintendo Switch, Zerodiv – £6.99 (€6.99)
    Earth, Water, Fire, Wind, Moon and Sun. These four magic stones and the gods of moon and sun brought prosperity in Megalith. Because of that, the people lived a peaceful and prosperous life. However, their peaceful life ended when Nebiros and his armies appeared. The god of the sun, who was threatened by Nebirus’ move, entrusted the weapons of the gods to 4 dragon knights and ordered them to overthrow Nebirus.
  • Drone Fight, Silverstar – £4.49 (€4.99)
    Pilot a radio-controlled multicopter in this 3D air race game! Fly freely over grassland, into tunnels, over canyons and more while competing in an air race over a variety of scenery using items and techniques!
  • Gal*Gun 2, PQube – £44.99 (€49.99)
    Help swarms of girls escape their demon possessions by using your Pheromone Shot gadget.
  • Infernium, Undergames – £19.99 (€22.99)
    Infernium is a game filled with challenges to overcome. While playing the game you won’t be able to kill or damage most of the enemies but at the same time running away without a second thought is not the solution. While being chased you will need to think and reconsider your strategy and open hidden shortcuts while the world and it’s lore will unfold around you in a non-linear way making each playthrough different.
  • Johnny Turbo’s Arcade: Bad Dudes, FTE Games – £7.99 (€7.99)
    “Rampant ninja related crimes these days… Whitehouse is not the exception…”. As soon as that occurs, a Secret Service agent asks two street-smart brawlers, the “Bad Dudes” named Blade and Striker: “President Ronnie has been kidnapped by the ninjas. Are you a bad enough dude to rescue Ronnie?” After hearing that, the Bad Dudes pursue the Ninja’s through the New York City streets, a moving big rig truck, a large storm sewer, a forest, a freight train on an old Southern Pacific line, a cave and into an underground factory in order to save President Ronnie.
  • Masters of Anima, Focus Home Interactive – £15.99 (€19.99)
    Masters of Anima is an original adventure game that takes you deep into the magical world of Spark. Battle against the forces of evil in strategic, action-packed battles, where making tactical decisions quickly is vital. Summon and control large armies of up to 100 Guardians, thanks to intuitive and innovative gameplay.
  • Pirates: All Aboard!, QubicGames – £2.69 (€2.99) for those that own Robonauts or Astro Bears Party, normally £5.39 (€5.99)
    Pirates: All Aboard! is a competitive battle game for solo and multiplayer pick ’n play fun. Skilfully navigate between tropical islands on 7 maps, exploit each of the ships’ strengths and weaknesses and hook the power-ups and fire devastating cannon blasts!
  • Regalia: Of Men And Monarchs – Royal Edition, Crunching Koalas – £22.49 (€24.99)
    Regalia: Of Men and Monarchs is a tactical RPG about the restoration of a fallen kingdom to its former glory. Embark on an adventure that will remind you of your best JRPG experiences – assemble a party of valiant individuals, manage your realms, forge alliances, and vanquish your foes in challenging turn-based combat!
  • Rogue Aces, Curve Digital – £7.99 (€10.39) until 25th April 2018, normally £9.99 (€12.99)
    Take down waves of dastardly enemies in this endlessly emergent air combat rogue-like where nothing is the same twice. With a multitude of game modes to discover, no loading screens to stutter the action and a whole lot of landscape to take back, jump in the cockpit and take back what’s yours!
  • Shelter Generations, CIRCLE Entertainment – £16.28 (€17.99) until 19th April 2018, normally £18.09 (€19.99)
    In Shelter Generations, you embark upon unique journeys in the wild that present varied challenges and familial love – it’s a memorable experience wherever you play.
  • Skies of Fury DX, Illumination Games – £14.59 (€16.19)
    Take to the skies and experience WWI as a fighter pilot! Skies of Fury DX offers players the chance to engage in epic, aerial combat in historic April 1917, as both British and German pilots.
  • Splat the Fruit, West Coast – £9.99 (€9.99)
    Splat the Fruit is the thinking person’s version of the simple physics-based destroy the object games. Think marble run with lots of extras. The aim of Splat the Fruit! is to splat all your oranges using a variety of implements including bombs, cannons and magnets. Place girders and trampolines to allow the metal crushing balls to splat the oranges lying around each level.
  • Streets of Red – Devil’s Dare Deluxe, Secret Base – £5.03 (€5.59) until 26th April 2018, normally £6.29 (€6.99)
    In Streets of Red: Devil’s Dare Deluxe, the only thing scarier than being eaten is running out of quarters! A permadeath multiplayer horror beat’em up that bestows players with the skills of retro gaming heroes in a fight against a legion of undead monstrosities.
  • Sumer, Studio Wumpus – £10.89 (€12.09)
    Play as Sumerian nobles vying for the affection of the great goddess Inanna. Harvest barley, bid goats at auction, and perform ritual offerings to earn her favour and the right to rule by her side!
  • Super Daryl Deluxe, Dan and Gary Games – £17.99 (€19.99)
    Super Daryl Deluxe is an RPGvania with brawler-style combat set inside of a perfectly normal, sprawling, multi-dimensional high school. Like any other perfectly normal school, its students and faculty are going missing and the classrooms have been locked down for weeks. Yes, there’s nothing remarkable happening at WFHS whatsoever – just ask the new principal.
  • The Adventure Pals, Armor Games – £10.79 (€11.99)
    Inspired by classic platformers and cartoons alike, The Adventure Pals sets you and your best friends (a giraffe and a rock) out to save the world and your dad from turning into hot dogs! Level up to learn special abilities, throw bombs and whack things with your sword. Find cupcakes to unlock costumes and fill your scrapbook up with secret stickers across five big, creative areas each with unique levels. Explore the mystical forests of Treevale, hike the haunted craters of the moon and dive into the depths of the ocean to find the lost city of Crablantis.
  • The Bunker, Wales Interactive – £9.99 (€12.99)
    The Bunker is a live-action psychological horror game starring Adam Brown (The Hobbit) and Sarah Greene (Penny Dreadful) with writing talent behind The Witcher, Broken Sword and SOMA. As the last remaining survivor in a nuclear bunker, John’s daily routine is the one thing that keeps him sane. But when an alarm goes off, his mind starts to self-destruct. Venture into long forgotten areas, recover repressed childhood memories and unlock the dark secrets of The Bunker.
  • Word Search by POWGI, Lightwood Games – £6.99 (€7.99)
    Word Search by POWGI includes more than 300 puzzles to keep you – and your friends – puzzling for hours!
  • Zotrix: Solar Division, Ocean – £13.49 (€14.99)
    The battle against Zotrix aliens is getting closer to your doorstep. Every space station in the network is in danger and Solar Division command needs your help to setup proper strategy for the defence. This, primarily strategy game blends game mechanics between tower defence and real-time strategy with hybrid elements such as patrolling ships, navigation towers. You are trusted with this important task before the whole network is taken to the edge of the unknown.

Wii U Add-on Content

  • Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Costumes Pack, WayForward – £5.79 (€6.47)

Wii U Games

  • Spellcaster’s Assistant, Ultra Dolphin Revolution – £3.59 (€3.99)
    You are Emmy Epheremelda, a sorcerer in training/magical assistant. Your master is out on a mission and has left you in charge. All was fine and well till these annoying Tomeverme showed up and decided to wreck the magical library! It’s up to Emmy to do away with these nuisances before Master shows up! And remember, it wasn’t your fault!

Nintendo 3DS HOME Menu Themes

  • Bat Pat is your brother, Atlantyca – £1.79 (€1.99)
  • Cool Music Jam, Umusic online France – £1.79 (€1.99)
  • DJ Cat, Umusic online France – £1.79 (€1.99)
  • Geronimo Stilton Family Fun!, Atlantyca – £1.79 (€1.99)
  • Lullaby, Umusic online France – £1.79 (€1.99)
  • Monica Chef Dream Theme, Funwood Media – £0.89 (€0.99)
  • Monica Chef Orange Theme, Funwood Media – £0.89 (€0.99)
  • Music Pack #6, Umusic online France – £3.59 (€3.99)
  • Music Studio, Umusic online France – £1.79 (€1.99)
  • SmileyWorld EmotiMania Fun, SmileyWorld – £1.39 (€1.49)
  • SmileyWorld EmotiMania, SmileyWorld – £1.39 (€1.49)
  • SmileyWorld EmotiMania Sweet, SmileyWorld – £1.39 (€1.49)
  • SmileyWorld EmotiMania Winky, SmileyWorld – £1.39 (€1.49)
  • Tea Sisters fantasy friends, Atlantyca – £0.89 (€0.99)
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After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.

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