This week’s Nintendo eShop releases for North America are in, delivering new games, demos, and add-on content for Nintendo Switch – as well as plentiful 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
- Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age – Definitive Edition
You are the Luminary, the hunted hero who will protect the land from destruction in the latest RPG from the iconic Dragon Quest series. With a ragtag band of adventurers, you’ll engage in well-balanced, turn-based battles and embark on quests across the kingdom of Erdrea. You can even carry your progress to the full game.
- Our Flick Erasers, SAT-BOX – Free (available Friday 23rd August)
Flick! Bump! Knock off! Play the super fun Flick Erasers, alone or with all your friends!
- World Cruise Story, Kairosoft – Free
Get ready to take the helm of history’s grandest, most over-the-top luxury cruise liner for an unforgettably addictive excursion at sea! Deck your own ship with everything from lavish suites and first-class restaurants to casinos and hot tubs! You call the shots as you travel the world, visiting every country on the map–even entertaining royalty with tours truly fit for kings!
Nintendo Switch Games
- AER Memories of Old, Daedalic Entertainment – $19.99 (available Wednesday 28th August)
The gods of old are forgotten, lost in the events that shattered the world, leaving only fragments of islands in the sky. This mystic world of endless skies, colorful islands, and ancient ruins is in danger of falling into darkness. As one of the last few shapeshifters, you are sent on a pilgrimage to the Land of Gods. Uncover the secrets that will help save reality itself.
- Arcade Archives VS. Gradius, Hamster Corporation – $7.99
VS. Gradius is a Konami shooting game released in 1986. Control Vic Viper to destroy the invading cosmic force Bacterian and save the planet Gradius. Enhance your machine with power capsules such as lasers and other options, and fight your way through all seven unique and exciting stages!
- Deadlings, All In! Games – $7.99 (available Tuesday 27th August)
Death is lonely. He has zero friends on his FaceTome account and no one to hang out with. So, in order to feel better he begins “Project Deadlings”. Death buys a factory where he can build his laboratory and begin training a massive army of zombie minions.
- Duck Life: Battle, Wix Games – $4.99
Create, train and equip your duck fighter and watch it waddle its way to the top. Train your duck’s power, health, defence, speed, and special attack abilities in 25 brand new mini games. Explore the world battling other ducks, entering tournaments and completing quests to become the greatest duck battler of all time.
- Eight-Minute Empire: Complete Edition, Acram Digital – $14.99 (available Tuesday 27th August)
In Eight-Minute Empire, 2-5 players take turns selecting a card from the six displayed. This card gives the player a resource, and also has an action which the player takes immediately. Actions help players take over the map, but the resources are worth points at the end of the game, so players have to balance the two aspects.
- ESport Manager, Ultimate Games – $7.99 (available Tuesday 27th August)
eSport Manager is a game based on the idea of e-sports competitions, especially the most popular – FPS and MOBA. Create your dream team by selecting the players who suit you the best. Care for their constant development, train, sign advertising contracts and be active in social media. Thousands of fans aren’t going to come to you on their own, you have to work for it.
- Everdark Tower, KEMCO – $4.99
One day, the time has stopped across the world. Invited by a girl seeking help in the dream, you will be heading for the Curren Town. Solve the mysteries of the clock tower which marked the first passage of time in history, and retrieve the time!
- GRANDIA HD Collection, GungHo Online Entertainment – $39.99
Two quintessential RPGs have finally gone portable on one of gaming’s most popular console/handheld hybrid platforms. The highly anticipated GRANDIA HD Collection for the Nintendo Switch is here.
- Gurgamoth, The Quantum Astrophysicists Guild – $9.99 (available Friday 23rd August)
Gurgamoth is the perfect mix of party chaos and competitive strategy, ideal for sitting around on the couch with a couple of friends.
- Hookbots, Tree Interactive – $19.99 (available Wednesday 28th August)
Battle and challenge your human friends on this multiplayer robot party game: 52 ways to customize your bots & 14 game modes. From knights and dinosaurs, to bounty hunters and space warriors. Choose, customize and crush tons of different bots.
- Hotline Miami Collection, Devolver Digital – $24.99
The Hotline Miami Collection game contains both games in the neon-soaked, brutally challenging Hotline Miami series from Dennaton Games.
- Instant Sports, Plug In Digital – $24.99
Six sports to play with friends and family: tennis, goal keeper, bowling, baseball, rafting and hurdle race.
- Invisigun Reloaded, Sombr Studio – $19.99
The ultimate stealth battle adventure where everyone’s invisible. Risk versus reward guides your journey through the full-length single player campaign and local/online multiplayer. Vigilance is key as environmental tells such as footprints and other disturbances will point out careless cadets.
- Lines Infinite, Nestor Yavorskyy – $1.99
Lines Infinite is a Numberlink-based puzzle game involving finding paths to connect colored tiles in a grid.
- Mekabolt, Ratalaika Games – $4.99 (available Friday 23rd August)
Players take the role of a theme park technician that needs to collect batteries to repair the haywire robots. With your handy Mekabolt, use the out of control robots to your advantage to overcome obstacles and obtain the batteries across 100 puzzle platforming challenges.
- Milkmaid of the Milky Way, Machineboy – $5.99
Experience a story-based puzzle game unlike anything you’ve ever played before! Raved by critics and players around the world, you play as milkmaid Ruth who lives alone on a remote farm in a faraway fjord. Then one day a spaceship arrives and turns Ruth’s life upside down, sending her on a quest that will change her life forever.
- Mr Blaster, Forever Entertainment – $1.99
This fast-paced, casual game is set in the colorful cosmic environment with incredibly fun ragdoll physics and easy, well-known mechanics – with a twist! Join a space adventure and take aim at your enemy, shoot with precision and dodge their attacks – with random encounters like flying satellites or asteroids making things more interesting!
- Pantsu Hunter: Back to the 90s, Sometimes You – $12.99 (available Wednesday 28th August)
Kenji Kojima, a young and able enthusiast, leaves his home province to attend university in the capital. Without the help of his parents, it’s difficult to live and study, so he begins learning different occupations until he eventually becomes a true handyman. However, academic qualifications aren’t his priority in life – it’s finding true love!
- Path of Sin: Greed, Artifex Mundi – $14.99
A rookie inspector on her first assignment and her experienced copartner arrive at the scene – a luxurious island in the middle of the ocean owned by a young millionaire, who wants the matter concluded as quietly as possible. The question in this case appears simple enough: was a security guard’s death a suicidal plunge, or maybe an unfortunate fall?
- Please Teach Me Onedari Shogi, SilverStar – $7.99
Teach Shogi to the Onedari Girls and get to know them better!
- Plunge, Spooky Buns Games – $7.99 (available Wednesday 28th August)
In Plunge, players will find a new and unique experience, especially for those familiar with the puzzle and roguelike genres. Each floor is an individual challenge meant to test the very best in a battle of brawn and wits.
- SEGA AGES Puyo Puyo, SEGA – $7.99
Return to the game that started the successful Puyo Puyo series, one of the most celebrated games in Japan. Strategically stack Puyos to chain your combos while sending devastating Puyos to hinder your opponent. First to clear the screen wins!
- SEGA AGES Space Harrier, SEGA – $7.99
Goal: Destroy all enemies. Harrier is in a constant state of motion as he traverses the Fantasy Zone. Can he eliminate all evil, supernatural beasts in order to save Dragon Land? Use your jet laser cannon to shoot while dodging obstacles. Can you beat all stages and reach the end? Play SEGA AGES Space Harrier today!
- Snooker 19, Ripstone Publishing – $34.99 (available Friday 23rd August)
Play in every officially licensed tournament as any of the top 128 players in the world including: Mark Selby, Ronnie O’Sullivan, Ding Junhui and legends of the sport like Ken Doherty and Jimmy White. This is the most authentic simulation of the sport ever created, with TV-style presentation and commentary, true-to-life physics and advanced artificial intelligence.
- SUPERHOT, SUPERHOT Team – $24.99
Blurring the lines between cautious strategy and unbridled mayhem, the SUPERHOT game is the FPS in which time moves only when you move. No regenerating health bars. No conveniently placed ammo drops. It’s just you, outnumbered and outgunned, grabbing weapons off fallen enemies to shoot, slice and maneuver through a hurricane of slow-motion bullets.
- The Vanishing of Ethan Carter, The Astronauts – $19.99
The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is a first-person story-driven mystery game focused on exploration and discovery. You play the game as Paul Prospero, an occult-minded detective who receives a disturbing letter from Ethan Carter. Realizing the boy is in grave danger, Paul arrives at Ethan’s home of Red Creek Valley, where things turn out to be even worse than he imagined.
- Whipseey and the Lost Atlas, Blowfish Studios – $5.99 (available Tuesday 27th August)
In Whipseey and the Lost Atlas you play as Alex, a young boy who’s curiosity has landed him in a world of trouble. After finding himself lost in a strange world and being transformed into a magical creature named Whipseey, he must to solve the mystery of the Lost Atlas to return to his original form and go back home.