Nintendo eShop Releases: 17th May 2018 (North America)

FRAMED Collection Screenshot

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

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Great deals this week! Check out the full list of deals available this week on Nintendo of America’s website.

Nintendo Switch Demos

  • Happy Birthdays, NIS America – Free (available Tuesday 22nd May)
    From legendary creator, Mr Yasuhiro Wada comes Happy Birthdays: a sandbox game in which players create cube-shaped worlds that give rise to diverse and unique lifeforms. With careful experimentation, players can shape the geography and alter the temperature of the world to create the conditions for life and witness the birth of an entire ecosystem!
  • Urban Trial Playground, Tate Multimedia – Free
    Backflip from the rooftops, over palm trees and sand dunes in ‘Urban Trial Playground’ and become the ultimate stunt racer! This new instalment of the stunt bike racing series is moving the action from city streets, straight to the sunny and colourful beaches of California, mixing in even crazier tricks, flips and combos than ever before. It’s a game of speed, balance and style!

Nintendo Switch Games

  • ACA NEOGEO Baseball Stars Professional, Hamster Corporation – $7.99
    Baseball Stars Professional is a sports game released in 1990 by SNK. One of the launch titles as the NEOGEO debuted, it came with both a VS Mode and Tournament Mode. The dynamic animation and powerful productions made for an exciting game.
  • Calculation Castle: Greco’s Ghostly Challenge “Addition”, media5 – $9.99
  • Calculation Castle: Greco’s Ghostly Challenge “Division”, media5 – $9.99
  • Calculation Castle: Greco’s Ghostly Challenge “Multiplication”, media5 – $9.99
  • Calculation Castle: Greco’s Ghostly Challenge “Subtraction”, media5 – $9.99
  • Finally, on the Nintendo Switch, a game that lets your child enjoy studying while challenging their skills in math has entered the world of gaming. It contains a collection of addition problems and math drills learned at the elementary level. There are up to 10 steps of learning, starting with Elementary first grade level 1-digit math problems to developing skills such as carrying over numbers with 2-digit math problems and more. Advancing through the levels, your child can naturally become able to solve 4-digit problems with ease.

  • Disco Dodgeball REMIX, Zen Studios – $11.99 (available Tuesday 22nd May)
    Disco Dodgeball REMIX is a ridiculous physics-based futuresport combining robots, one-hit-kill projectile combat and crazy dodgeball action. Dodge, deflect and catch enemy fire as you perform ridiculous aerial stunt shots with your mustachio’d unicycle robot and enjoy the voice of a booming monster truck driver announcer when you score! Play a wide variety of classic and expert game modes in singleplayer, local multiplayer, or online multiplayer matches.
  • Fairune Collection, Flyhigh Works – $8.99
    Fairune Collection includes four games in one package – Fairune, Fairune 2, Fairune Origin and Fairune Blast. Fairune is a retro-styled adventure RPG. Our heroine embarks upon a journey to unlock three mysterious statues and seal away a great evil. Throughout the journey she will need to solve puzzles, fight monsters, discover new weapons and improve her abilities.
  • FRAMED Collection, Surprise Attack Games – $8.99
    The FRAMED Collection is a new compilation of the critically-acclaimed, multi-award winning noir puzzle games FRAMED and FRAMED 2. Rearrange the panels of an animated comic book to craft the story of a noir-styled spy adventure. Presented in an extensive series of visual puzzles, requiring logic and imagination, each panel move changes the current narrative, leading to all kinds of comedic blunders, untimely deaths, and–when solved correctly–stylish heists, fast getaways and nail-biting escapades.
  • Henry The Hamster Handler, Pocket Money Games – $3.69 (available Friday 18th May)
    Join the team at Hamsters Inc. as they delve into the practice and reveal that hamsters must endure as many near-death experiences as possible and over time the little furry balls of fun turn into bronze, silver, and gold! It’s your job to ensure that they survive the ordeal before they get melted down and turned into a fancy pair of earrings!
  • Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition, Nintendo – $59.99 (available Friday 18th May)
    Cut down enemy hordes as characters from the Legend of Zelda series. You even play co-op multiplayer with a friend on one system! All features and downloadable content from past versions of the game, including My Fairy mode and elements from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, can be enjoyed in crisp HD on the Nintendo Switch system.
  • Ice Cream Surfer, Dolores Entertainment – $8
    The evil Broccoli, irritated by the fact that kids hate vegetables and love ice creams, has created an army of vegetables to destroy the flavor galaxy. Only the Ice Cream Surfer with the help of his 4 super tasty friends can prevent that. Straight to the action, we aren’t here to tell stories, but for button-mashing. Are you ready to shot Ice Cream balls filled with pure cooling energy?
  • Invisiballs, Digital Kingdom – $12.99
    Invisiballs is a competitive local multiplayer game for 2 to 4 players. Played on a single, top-down, shared screen, everyone controls an invisible ball inside a maze and must capture a golden artifact to win the game. Designed entirely around a new type of gameplay set in a minimalist universe, Invisiballs is simple with a deep learning curve. Nervous and precise, Invisiballs is for players who love to play competitive games with their friends.
  • Johnny Turbo’s Arcade: Super Burger Time, FTE Games – $6.99
    Super Burger Time, play as Peter Pepper Jr. and complete the burgers, but watch out for Mr. Hot Dog, Mr. Egg and the dangerous Mr. Pickle!
  • Kitten Squad, Arcade Distillery – Free
    Sadistic robots have enslaved orcas at SeaLand Marine Park. The evil Sheep Puncher robot has kidnapped sheep for the twisted wool industry. Only the Kitten Squad is up to the task of saving these gentle animals. Players must guide the Kitten Squad, armed with weaponry ranging from carrot rocket launchers to yarn ball guns, on missions to defeat the evil robots and free the animals in this action game brought to you by PETA.
  • Little Nightmares Complete Edition, Bandai Namco Entertainment – $29.99 (available Friday 18th May)
    Do you remember your childhood fears? Immerse yourself in the Little Nightmares Complete Edition game, a dark whimsical tale that will confront you with your childhood fears as you help Six & The Kid escape The Maw – a vast, mysterious vessel inhabited by corrupted souls looking for their next meal.
  • Mega Man Legacy Collection, Capcom – $14.99 (available Tuesday 22nd May)
    The Mega Man Legacy Collection game is a celebration of the 8-bit history of Capcom’s iconic Blue Bomber. Featuring faithful reproductions of the series’ origins with the original six Mega Man games, the Legacy Collection will remind longtime fans and introduce newcomers to what made Mega Man such a popular and iconic character.
  • Mega Man Legacy Collection 2, Capcom – $19.99 (available Tuesday 22nd May)
    The Blue Bomber is back in this second collection of classic Mega Man games. Featuring faithful reproductions of Mega Man 7, 8, 9, & 10, this collection spans the iconic series’ evolution and retro revolution. Take on the nefarious Dr. Wily and his diverse Robot Masters in these timeless 8-bit, 16-bit and 32-bit adventures.
  • Never Stop, Pixelsplit – $TBC
    Keep moving! Roll and jump – but never stop in this new addicting game! The longer you keep moving without getting stopped by one of the many obstacles or traps, the more points you get. How long can you manage this thrill of speed? Will you be able to dominate your friends in multiplayer?
  • Runner3, Choice Provisions – $25.49 (available Tuesday 22nd May)
    The Timbletot is determined to rid the multiverse of all its love and happiness. CommanderVideo, a lover if ever there were one, refuses to let this happen. He’s ready to jump, double-jump, wall-jump, slide-jump, slide, kick, float, drive, fly and dance his way to victory, all across a medley of thrilling, challenging and joyous levels.
  • The Banner Saga, Versus Evil – $19.99
    Live through an epic role-playing Viking saga where your strategic choices directly affect your personal journey. Make allies as you travel with your caravan across this stunning yet harsh landscape. Carefully choose those who will help fight a new threat that jeopardizes an entire civilization. Every decision you make in travel, conversation and combat has a meaningful effect on the outcome as your story unfolds. Not everyone will survive, but they will be remembered.
  • White Night, Plug In Digital – $14.99
    The dark will reveal all! Explore the macabre past of an old mansion in the 1930’s and solve puzzles of light and shadows in this fully black & white survival horror! Players are trapped in this nightmare where darkness is a constant threat!
  • Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles, Prideful Sloth – $26.99
    Unwind and enjoy the slow life in Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles, a relaxing open-world adventure game. Yonder is set in the world of Gemea, a natural island paradise with eight distinct environments ranging from tropical beaches to snow-capped summits. But Gemea is not as perfect as it seems.  The mysterious Murk has taken hold of the land! As the hero of Gemea, you can seek out the hidden and whimsical creatures known as Sprites. Use their power to clear the Murk and restore nature’s beauty.

Nintendo 3DS Games

  • Block-a-Pix Color, Lightwood Games – $7.99
    Block-a-Pix is a block-filling puzzle where every grid has a picture hidden inside. Reveal the picture by dividing the grid into smaller rectangular blocks. Each block must contain one clue number, which tells you the number of grid squares covered by that block and the colour the block will be painted. Block-a-Pix can always be solved using logic and deduction. You don’t ever have to guess!

Nintendo 3DS HOME Menu Themes

  • Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux Theme, ATLUS – $TBC
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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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