Nintendo eShop Releases: 20th August 2020 (North America)

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This week’s Nintendo eShop releases for North America are in, delivering new games for Nintendo Switch as well as plenty of 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 Games

  • 4×4 Dirt Track, BoomBit Games (available Friday 21st August): Get ready to go off the beaten path and explore the unknown of the best Off Road Driving Tracks! Choose from a variety of Epic 4×4 Trucks, Buggies, SUVs & Pickups and put them through their paces!
  • A Short Hike, Adamgryu: Hike, climb and soar through the peaceful mountainside landscapes of Hawk Peak Provincial Park.
  • Aokana: Four Rhythms Across the Blue, PQube (available Friday 21st August): Welcome to a world where people fly freely through the power of anti-gravity shoes. Become a coach for players who race in the sky and make the acquaintance of four charismatic girls. Follow their adventures as you all grow closer in this emotional story of hope, love and sportsmanship.
  • Arcade Archives Super Punch-Out!!, Hamster Corporation: Super Punch-Out!! is a sports-action game released by Nintendo in 1984. The main character participates in heated 3-minute matches against world-class fighters.
  • Bunny Adventure, 11Sheep: The bunny is on a carrot collecting adventure! Help him get to his goal by sliding road tiles to form a path. 
  • Chinese Parents, Coconut Island Games: From birth to adult, explore the relationship between children and parents. This is probably the most heart-warming simulation game you have ever played.
  • Digerati Presents: The Dungeon Crawl Vol. 1, Digerati: Four adventure-filled worlds in one unmissable bundle: Fall of Light: Darkest Edition, Reverse Crawl, Skelly Selest and Unexplored: Unlocked Edition.
  • Ellipsis, Silesia Games: Ellipsis is an action-packed puzzle game with minimalistic, yet powerful retro styled visuals.
  • Even the Ocean, Ratalaika Games (available Friday 21st August): A lowly power plant technician for Whiteforge City, Aliph, finds her world turned upside-down after a routine maintenance trip goes awry. Now, working directly with Mayor Biggs to face an unknown menace, Aliph must navigate her newfound power and influence to save the city.
  • Evergate, PQube: Wield your Soulflame, unleash extraordinary powers, and dive into the touching story of two kindred spirits. Guide the child-like soul Ki on a journey through the beautiful and haunting Afterlife in this unique 2D puzzle platformer.
  • FuzzBall, Shadow Lair Games: Play as one of six FuzzBalls, these small animal plush toys roll into balls of fluff to move around and knock their enemies off a selection of seven unique stages.
  • Giraffe and Annika, NIS America (available Tuesday 25th August): After waking from a strange dream, Annika finds herself stranded on the island of Spica, having no recollection of her past. With the help of a boy named Giraffe and the witch Lily, she must find three special star fragments on the island in order to uncover her memories.
  • Gleamlight, D3Publisher: Welcome to Gleamlight, a 2D action game that will take you on an adventure traversing a beautiful, transient world. Immerse yourself amid stained-glass artistry while tracing the world’s mysterious unspoken story. What will you, as Gleam, sense and feel through your travels across this fearsome world of glass?
  • Gryphon Knight Epic: Definitive Edition, Cyber Rhino Studios: Sir Oliver has already defeated a dragon, married a princess and saved the kingdom. But during his quest he will face adversaries he never imagined he would, because… in reality all of them were once friends.
  • Indygo, Ultimate Games (available Friday 21st August): Indygo is a narrative game with point ‘n’ click elements set in one room only – a painting workshop.
  • INMOST, Chucklefish (available Friday 21st August): Something is lurking in the shadows. A Knight sworn to the forces of darkness. A creature which feeds on pain. A young girl all alone. One interconnecting tale of suffering, sacrifice and the family in the middle of it all. INMOST is an atmospheric, story-driven puzzle platformer, following three playable characters within one dark, interconnecting story. In an old abandoned castle, you’ll need to explore every nook and cranny, avoid detection, slice your way through enemies and spring deadly traps in order to escape the evil that lurks within.
  • Jenny LeClue: Detectivu, Mografi (available Wednesday 26th August): An adventure game focused on exploration, story, and character. Featuring dozens of unique characters to meet, mysteries and puzzles to solve across a vibrant world.
  • Jets’n’Guns 2, Rake In Grass (available Wednesday 26th August): Assume the role of an elite space pilot and jump into an epic adventure to save the universe from inevitable doom. Travel the galaxies and unleash an arsenal of the deadliest weapons and devices ever installed in a spaceship!
  • Kids: Farm Coloring, No Gravity Games: Play with livestock! Play with colours! Unleash your creativity to make farming animals of your dream!
  • Kwaidan: Azuma Manor Story, Rainy Frog: Explore an old Japanese manor rigged with traps & puzzles and overrun with Yoki, combining 3D horror action with point-click adventure.
  • Manifold Garden, William Chyr Studio: Rediscover gravity and explore a beautiful Escher-esque world of impossible architecture. Geometry repeats infinitely in every direction, and falling down leads you back to where you started.
  • No Straight Roads, Sold Out (available Tuesday 25th August): Start a rock band and end the EDM empire in No Straight Roads, a rockin’ action-adventure from the minds of Wan Hazmer (Final Fantasy XV) and Daim Dziauddin (Street Fighter V).
  • One Line Coloring, MythicOwl (available Friday 21st August): One Line Coloring is a vibrant puzzle game about creating lively shapes that compose and fold into beautiful, themed dioramas. One Line Coloring offers a relaxing, creative experience built around lines that uncover charming objects. 
  • Over the Alps, Stave Studios (available Tuesday 25th August): Travel back in time in the debut game from Stave Studios, Over the Alps. Stay undercover, evade the police, and race across 1939 Switzerland in this Hitchcockian World War Two spy thriller.
  • Paratopic, Baltoro Games (available Friday 21st August): You got caught smuggling VHS tapes across the border, and now there’s hell to pay. You want to find an elusive rare bird in the forest and snap its picture. You have to kill a man in the back room of a shady diner.
  • Peaky Blinders: Mastermind, Curve Digital: Peaky Blinders: Mastermind is a puzzle-adventure game, based on the award-winning BBC and Netflix TV show. Set right before the events of Season One, Peaky Blinders: Mastermind lets you join the Shelby family’s criminal gang.
  • Phoenotopia: Awakening, Cape Cosmic: Join Gail, a simple villager, who must heed the call for adventure when a great starship appears in the night sky and abducts all the adults. As the new oldest member of her fragmented community, she must set out to solve this great mystery.
  • Poker Hands, QUByte Interactive: A relaxing puzzle game where you combine neighbouring cards to form poker hands. Use your arrow keys to move the cards. When two cards touch, they merge into one!
  • Puzzle Bundle – 3 in 1, Fallen Tree Games (available Saturday 22nd August): 3 fantastic puzzle games, now available in 1 bundle! Quell Zen, Highrise Heroes: Word Challenge, and Swapperoo, each uniquely crafted by developer Fallen Tree Games.
  • Raji: An Ancient Epic, Super.com: Raji: An Ancient Epic is an action-adventure game set in ancient India. A young girl named Raji has been chosen by the gods to stand against the demonic invasion of the human realm.
  • Reason – Casual Puzzle, QUByte Interactive: Reason – Casual Puzzle is a thinking game in which the objective is to push the boxes to the marked places. The difficulty of the game is in the fact that you can push the boxes, but you can’t pull them, not to mention that they can fall into the void of space.
  • Retro Tanks, EpiXR Games: Retro Tanks is an intense, fast-paced tank shooter game. It is fun, easy to learn and addicting. Play alone, together with friends or against your friends and show your navigation and reaction skills in 6 different game modes and countless levels.
  • Runestone Keeper, CIRCLE Entertainment: Now on Nintendo Switch, Runestone Keeper will keep you coming back for one more floor, one more run, as you try to push through the dangers of the dungeon. Heroes, monsters, equipment, events, magic and skills, traps and devices, shrines and altars, Goddesses and merchants. Choose your weapon and begin an epic adventure!
  • Samurai Jack: Battle Through Time, Adult Swim Games (available Friday 21st August): Become Samurai Jack, the greatest warrior across time. Journey through time to finally stop Aku’s evil reign in this new adventure told by the creators of Samurai Jack.
  • Spiritfarer, Thunder Lotus Games: You play Stella, ferrymaster to the deceased, a Spiritfarer. Build a boat to explore the world, then befriend and care for spirits before finally releasing them into the afterlife. Farm, mine, fish, harvest, cook, and craft your way across mystical seas. 
  • Street Power Soccer, Maximum Games (available Tuesday 25th August): Sick style and high-energy action come together in this arcade football experience. Face off against street football legends or friends in a variety of over-the-top game modes and playgrounds, unleashing tricks and crushing superpowers to become Street King.
  • Takeshi and Hiroshi, Oink Games: Takeshi and Hiroshi combines the two worlds of puppet animation and Role Playing Game. It tells the story of two brothers and their daily life. The 14-year-old Takeshi, a game designer to-be, is creating a game for his weak little brother Hiroshi who always wants to play the next chapter of the game as soon as possible.
Alex Seedhouse
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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