Nintendo eShop Releases: 17th October 2019 (North America)

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This week’s Nintendo eShop releases for North America are in, delivering new games, demos, and add-on content for Nintendo Switch, New Nintendo 3DS, and Nintendo 3DS – as well as plenty of discounts across all platforms.

Nintendo eShop Sales

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

Nintendo Switch Demos

  • Galaxy Champions TV, Silesia Games – Free
    Get powerful weapons and power-ups, kill huge amount of enemies, level up, unlock upgrades and beat all the bosses to become the champion of the most violent TV show of all time! Are you ready to become the Champ?!

Nintendo Switch Games

  • A Hat in Time, Humble Bundle – $29.99 (available 18th October)
    In A Hat in Time you play as a tiny space-travelling girl with a big tophat. Her adventure is halted when all her fuel, the Time Pieces, is lost and scattered across a nearby planet. Hat Kid must now jump, fight and stitch new hats to make her way into every nook and cranny of this new world in order to restore her fuel and resume her journey. On her way, she’ll bump into the menacing Mafia of Cooks, the goofy birds of Dead Bird Studio, the spooky shadows of Subcon Forest, and more!
  • AeternoBlade II, Corecell Technology – $29.99
    Harness the AeternoBlade, and defy the abyss in this sequel to the fast-paced action/puzzle platformer. In AeternoBlade II, use the power of time itself to outwit your enemies and explore mysterious new dimensions. Jump between frenetic combat encounters and intriguing puzzle segments that require ingenious use of time.
  • Alchemist’s Castle, Kodobur Yazilim – $2.99
    Discovering the philosopher’s stone turned the wise and kind alchemist into a power hungry, selfish tyrant. Task of stopping him falls upon you, the former apprintice of the alchemist. Discover the secrets of the Alchemist’s Castle, survive and destroy the philosopher’s stone!
  • Arcade Archives The Legend of Kage, Hamster Corporation – $7.99
    The Legend of Kage is an action game that was released by TAITO in 1985. Players take the role of the young Iga ninja named ‘Kage’ on the mission to rescue Princess Kiri from villains. In this work, there are two versions of the game that has been used a sound source chip each of the MSM5232 and YM2203 (FM sound source).
  • Arcade Archives VS. Castlevania, Hamster Corporation – $7.99
    VS. Castlevania is an action game released by Konami in 1987. The demonic Count Dracula has awakened from his 100-year slumber. Play as Simon, as he sets out for Dracula’s castle of evil in order to defeat him. With the whip handed down through his family and a variety of weapons, control Simon to defeat the children of the night standing in his way.
  • Battle Planet: Judgement Day, EuroVideo Medien – $14.99
    Battle Planet: Judgement Day is a planetary rogue-lite top-down shooter. You are one of the universe’s 3 most wanted criminals on the run, fighting your way through hordes of aliens, military and police units. There is only one way to reclaim your freedom – destroy them all…
  • Beast Quest, Maximum Games – $29.99
    Embark on an epic action-adventure to save the Kingdom of Avantia from ruin. Based on the best-selling fantasy novels, Beast Quest comes to Nintendo Switch for the first time ever, with a rich, progressive storyline, vibrant settings, and an excess of compelling challenges.
  • Corpse Party: Blood Drive, XSEED Games – $19.99
    Corpse Party: Blood Drive is the final installment of the Heavenly Host saga. As intrepid schoolgirl Ayumi Shinozaki, explore the decaying ruins of Heavenly Host Elementary and other locations in order to end a deadly curse once and for all. Along the way, solve puzzles, dodge traps, and run from malicious entities to avoid the Corpse Party series’ notorious Wrong Ends.
  • CrunchTime, Navila Software Japan – $9.99
    A long-term crunch time programmer entered the world of code, and became a green cursor. Knowing that the condition for getting off work is to find 4 bugs in the code world, the adventure begins…
  • Day and Night, Ridiculous Games – $19.99 (available 22nd October)
    An epic battle between Day and Night sees two opponents – a friend or CPU – race to collect their own time-themed blocks while managing the blocks of their opponent. But when time changes, Day becomes Night, Night become Day and suddenly what’s collectible and what’s not is turned upside down!
  • Desktop Dodgeball, SAT-BOX – $7.45
    Play dodgeball from the comfort of your desk! Dodge the ball, or catch it… It’s up to you! Knock out your opponents with a super shot!
  • Desktop Rugby, SAT-BOX – $TBC
  • Destiny Connect: Tick-Tock Travelers, NIS America – $39.99 (available 22nd October)
    Take History by the Hand, Together. Join Sherry and her friends in this heartfelt adventure through time as they unveil the mystery behind why time has stopped in their beloved town of Clocknee.
  • Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth: Complete Edition, Bandai Namco Entertainment – $49.99 (available 18th October)
    With engaging storylines, classic turn-based battles, and tons of Digimon to collect, Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth: Complete Edition delivers everything fans loved about Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth and Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth – Hacker’s Memory.
  • Domiverse, Haunted Tie – $14.99
    Face off against up to 3 friends locally in this fun and frenetic arena fighting game. A single mistake can be fatal, and there’s no room for mercy in Domiverse. Your friends are obstacles you must destroy in order to get the power crown. So go for it and become the ultimate champion!
  • Felix The Reaper, Daedalic Entertainment – $19.99
    Felix works at The Ministry of Death and is in love with Betty The Maiden from The Ministry of Life. He believes that going to the human world as a field reaper will enable him to one day meet her. Hence he’s taken the job of making sure people die – and taught himself to dance to impress the love of his life.
  • Ice Age Scrat’s Nutty Adventure, Outright Games – $39.99 (available 18th October)
    Ice Age’s favorite sabre-tooth squirrel, Scrat, is at it again in an all-new adventure! A mysterious mechanism in an ancient Scratazon Temple, has locked away his prized possession – and the only way to get it back is an epic quest to find four legendary Crystal Nuts, scattered across the land.
  • Just Ignore Them, Ratalaika Games – $4.99 (available 18th October)
    After his father’s disappearance, the monsters started to appear, but one night can feel like a lifetime of pain, suffering and horror to a child… and fast forward to the present, Mark is now an adult, haunted by a troubling past.
  • Kine, Chump Squad – $TBC
    Kine is a 3D narrative puzzle game about three daring machines that aspire to be musicians. Embark across a theatrical dreamscape by solving a wide variety of increasingly difficult 3D puzzles. Guide Euler, Quat, and Roo as they struggle to form a band and find their big break!
  • Mah-jongg Puzzle Pai-Sen, Hautecouture – $3.99
    The rules are simple. Slide the Mahjong tiles divided into the upper, middle and lower parts to the left and right, and connect the ridges vertically and horizontally. Choose the connected pots and add them to your hand, make a role and earn points.
  • Mary Skelter 2, Idea Factory – $39.99 (available 22nd October)
    The Nightmare continues in Mary Skelter 2! In this first-person dungeon crawler, play as fairy tale-inspired characters called Blood Maidens, each with deeply customizable character-specific classes. Balance between power and madness in turn-based battles with a blood-fueled transformation system, and escape a living prison while indestructible Nightmares give chase in real time.
  • Megaquarium, Auroch Digital – $24.59 (available 18th October)
    A theme park management tycoon game with an aquatic twist. Design your displays, look after your fish, manage your staff and keep your guests happy! It’s all in a day’s work as the curator of your very own Megaquarium.
  • MilkChoco, GameParadiso – $29.99
    MilkChoco is a 5-to-5 team shooting game. You can play a number of heroes in the ‘Assault’, ‘Deathmatch’, and ‘Escort’ battlefields, and you can play various roles. Each hero can raise ‘class’ and ‘ranking’, and equip ‘weapon’ or ‘dress’.
  • Miniature: The Story Puzzle, Run-Down Games – $3.99
    The Miniature is a unique 3D Story-based puzzle game, a stunning visual world, fascinating music and original game mode. This is a special puzzle game, all dioramas come with new locations, which require being put into the right order to learn the different stories.
  • Monaco: Complete Edition, Pocketwatch Games – $14.99 (available 21st October)
    Monaco: Complete Edition more than doubles the content from the original release, including a survival campaign, and a zombie mode, and a new ultra-challenging campaign that brings closure and a twist to the epic heist story.
  • Override: Mech City Brawl – Super Charged Mega Edition, Maximum Games – $39.99
    Override: Mech City Brawl is a 3D mech-based brawler. Control gigantic robots and duke it out in fantastic cityscapes. Epic battles await with distinctive mechs in 1v1 brawls, 4-person online free-for-all, or 2 to 4-player party co-op – where each player controls one part of two skyscraper-sized mechs. The game also features a single-player campaign to go it alone.
  • PBA Pro Bowling, Farsight Studios – $19.99 (available 22nd October)
    Lace up your bowling shoes and experience the most realistic bowling simulation ever created with PBA Pro Bowling!
  • Pig Eat Ball, Mommys Best Games – $14.99 (available 18th October)
    The King has devised “The Royal Games” in which the winner will marry Princess Bow. Since she can’t talk her father out of it, Bow decides to put on a disguise and enter the competition herself. Along the way, she discovers a nefarious plot that threatens all life aboard the Space Station Kingdom.
  • Puzzle Book, QubicGames – $3.99
    Puzzle book offers 34 different puzzles to solve, divided into themes – from fantasy to dinosaurs. Arts for this game were made by artist specialized in various styles. They are beautiful paintings of creatures and landscapes or simpler drawings for kids. There is something for everyone!
  • Rabi-Ribi, CIRCLE Entertainment – $29.99
    There never quite seem to be enough bunny girls in the world, so here is another for you aficionados out there. This 2D sidescrolling exploration platformer follows the adventure of Erina, whose humdrum life as a regular rabbit is turned upside-down when she finds herself in an unknown world and turned into a human (with rabbit ears)!
  • Raging Loop, PQube – $29.99 (available 22nd October)
    Immerse yourself in a thrilling psychological horror story taking place in the secluded Japanese village of Yasumizu. A heavy mist surrounds the place, preventing everyone from ever leaving. Ancient gods have come back to hunt the villagers down one by one. The feast has begun, can you escape the village alive?
  • Rawr-Off, Fat Dog Games – $TBC (available 18th October)
    In Rawr Off monsters fight each other by shooting waves to their opponents. To refill ammo, you have to collect chickens which will give back the power to shoot. But it’s not so easy! Obstacles and bonuses appear on top of the chickens!
  • Return of the Obra Dinn, 3909 – $19.99 (available 18th October)
    In 1802, the merchant ship Obra Dinn set out for the Orient with over 200 tons of trade goods. It never arrived. After five long years lost at sea, the missing ship has drifted back into the port at Falmouth with damaged sails and no visible crew. Your mission: dispatch immediately, find means to board the ship and discover what went wrong. This critically acclaimed first-person adventure, from the creator of the indie hit Papers, Please, features evocative visuals and unique exploration-based gameplay. You’ll need to use all your skills of logical deduction to reveal the terrifying truth behind this irresistible mystery.
  • Safari Pinball, SuperPowerUpGames – $2.99 (available 18th October)
    Get ready for Safari Pinball, a pinball machine where you’ll try to photograph and record many animals through a Africa. Elephants, Lions, Zebras, and many more are waiting for you on this table.
  • Sea Salt, YCJY Games – $14.99
    Sea Salt is an action strategy hybrid, in which you are an Old God summoning unfathomable horrors to blight the human lands. You will have your sacrifice, and humanity will pay for denying you what you are owed.
  • SEGA AGES Columns II: A Voyage Through Time, SEGA – $7.99
    Match jewels, fossils, and disks as you jump through time! Control the falling pieces and aim for three-in-a-row to clear the screen before they stack to the top! Switch between multiple game modes, like Flash Columns where you target flashing jewels and unlock secret Jewel Case characters, or Versus Columns where you challenge your friends. Want to level up your game? Challenge online mode to encounter players from all over the world!
  • SEGA AGES Ichidant-R, SEGA – $7.99
    Releasing in the West for the first time, Ichidant-R, the wacky series of timed puzzle mini-games, is now available in the SEGA AGES series for Nintendo Switch. Push the limits of your brain and your coordination by hunting for hidden vampires, conducting an orchestra, warping your way through mazes, shooting down UFOS, and much more across 20 wildly varied mini games!
  • Shipped, QubicGames – $5.99
    Shipped is an adorable party game where up to 8 players compete in sea skirmishes. Choose your favorite girl and navigate the sea. Your ship can’t break, so first learn how to maneuver. With simple controls, it’s easy to start but hard to master.
  • Skullgirls 2nd Encore, Skybound Games – $24.99 (available 22nd October)
    Skullgirls 2nd Encore is finally available to play on the go on Nintendo Switch! It is a beautiful, fast-paced, and critically acclaimed 2D fighting game that puts players in control of fierce warriors in an extraordinary Dark Deco world. Each of the 14 wildly original characters features unique gameplay mechanics and plenty of personality.
  • StarBlox Inc., IlluminationGames – $9.99 (available 18th October)
    Welcome to the team at StarBlox Incorporated – where sorting cargo is a contact sport! Load your rocket resource blocks quickly and efficiently to beat the competition. But watch out – the shipping world is fierce! Your opponent can sabotage your work by stealing blocks, delivering punches or throwing you in the incinerator!
  • Stranded Sails: Explorers of the Cursed Islands, Merge Games – $24.99
    Stranded Sails: Explorers of the Cursed Islands is an open world, exploration and farming adventure full of quests and discovery! You’re ship-wrecked on a mysterious archipelago. It’s up to you to survive and solve the mysteries deep in the heart of the islands, then finally escape!
  • Street Outlaws: The List, Game Mill Entertainment – $39.99 (available 22nd October)
    Fasten your seat belts and take a ride inside the world of American street racing in Street Outlaws: The List! From a custom street rod to a race-ready farm truck, the vehicles – and their drivers have one thing in common: the need for speed.
  • Sublevel Zero Redux, Coatsink Software – $14.99
    Sublevel Zero Redux is a roguelite six-degree-of-freedom shooter set in a universe where reality is falling apart. With your gunship, fight in zero-g through a vast, procedurally-generated underground facility to recover the technology you need to escape the many dangers hidden around every corner.
  • Summer Sweetheart, Fengyun – $19.99
    Summer Sweetheart is a game of Lovely Juliet. The main plot is played by real people. Voice actor part is assumed by the famous CV Asami Imai and Naomi Wakabayashi. In the game, the player, in the first view, encounters with multiple heroines. This is a brand-new love story. The main line has multiple story-choices and endings. In addition, there are some personal stories about other branch-line girls.
  • Tangle Tower, SFB Games – $19.99 (available 22nd October)
    Unravel a thrilling mystery by exploring a strange and twisted mansion, discovering curious clues, interrogating peculiar suspects and solving unique puzzles.
  • The Jackbox Party Pack 6, Jackbox Games – $29.99
    It’s the wildest Party Pack yet with five hilarious new games! The popular trivia deathmatch Trivia Murder Party 2 (1-8 players). Try to survive the bizarre new minigames. The weird word circus Dictionarium (3-8 players). May the funniest definition win. The hidden identity game Push The Button (4-10 players). Can you discover the aliens in time? The comedy contest Joke Boat (3-8 players). Craft one-liners for a cruise ship talent show. The offbeat personality test Role Models (3-6 players). Find out who you really are. (Or at least what your friends think of you.)
  • The Park, Funcom Oslo – $12.99 (available 22nd October)
    Set in a creepy amusement park hiding a dark and sinister secret, The Park is a one to two hour long first-person psychological horror experience focusing on intense storytelling and exploration instead of combat and action.
  • Tower Climb, 11Sheep – $TBC (available 20th October)
    Meet Drogo, the baby red dragon. Help him to conquer the peak of the tower castle, so he can claim it as his new home! As he’s not a powerful and fierce dragon like the other huge monsters on his tribe, his parents sent him to a mission to claim the small castle tower of a peaceful realm. The habitats of the castle will resist to go out, and they’ll try to fight back!
  • Where the Bees Make Honey, Whitethorn Digital – $9.99
    Where the Bees Make Honey tells a story about reflecting on different moments from a childhood, which are played and experienced from an adult perspective. At its core Where the Bees Make Honey is a puzzle adventure game, but gameplay variation is filtered throughout.
  • Worbital, TJR Games – $12.99 (available 18th October)
    Worbital is space war in real-time with tension-filled gameplay and gravitational destruction. Exploit the shifting gravity by maneuvering your shots across space to inflict maximum damage on the enemy. Sling asteroids, create black holes, make it rain with solar flares!
  • ZikSquare, TOMAGameStudio – $6.99 (available 18th October)
    ZikSquare brings you a new concept! Each musical note is played by the game and is a block that your character has to slide on, to jump on or to dodge.

New Nintendo 3DS Games

  • Slime Slayer, Famous Gamous – $4.99
    Have you ever wished that old school 8-Bit games could pop to life into a 3D world? Thus is the inspiration for Slime Slayer! Slime Slayer is a Pixel Prime FPS, 8-Bit 3D, procedurally generated, roguelike dungeon crawler.

Nintendo 3DS Games

  • Breakout Defender 2, nuGAME – $6.99
    Breakout Defender 2 is a breakout game where you will face off against the computer opponent through 15 exciting levels. Do your best to defend your own blocks while at the same time aiming to destroy the blocks of the computer opponent.
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