This week’s Nintendo eShop releases for North America are in, delivering new add-on content and games for Nintendo Switch and New Nintendo 3DS – as well as plenty of discounts across all platforms.
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Nintendo Switch Demos
- Aces of the Luftwaffe: Squadron, HandyGames – Free (available Friday 26th April)
Aces of the Luftwaffe: Squadron is an action-packed, vertically scrolling shoot ‘em up with a captivating and fully voiced narrative. Dodge bullets, collect massive power-ups and wisely use special abilities as you defeat waves of enemies. Upgrade each member of your squadron with their personal skill tree as you level up. But don’t go to war alone! You can take on the Aces with up to 3 friends in an epic 4 player local co-op battle. Are you up to the task?
- Croc’s World 2, Sprakelsoft – Free
Croc´s World 2 is a really nice jump ‘n’ run with 60 incredible levels and many challenging enemies.
- R-Type Dimensions EX, Tozai Games – Free
The coin-op classics, R-Type & R-Type II, are together on Nintendo Switch! Fight through all 14 Bydo-infested stages in retro 2D graphics or shiny 3D graphics – and swap back and forth with the touch of a button ‘on-the-fly’.
- Super Dragon Ball Heroes World Mission, Bandai Namco Entertainment – Free
Super Dragon Ball Heroes World Mission is a Tactical-Card game packed with exhilarating confrontation, deep card game strategy and a thrilling storyline taking place in the wide Dragon Ball Heroes universe!
Nintendo Switch Games
- ACA NEOGEO Samurai Shodown V Special, Hamster Corporation – $7.99
Samurai Shodown V Special is a fighting game released by SNK in 2004. Bringing together 28 of your favorite characters, including past bosses! The familiar Rage Explosion, Concentration One Gauge, and Fatal Flash from previous titles in the series are still here, and you can’t miss this chance to take down your opponents in one hit with flashy Desperate Techniques!
- Aggelos, PQube – $14.99
Inspired by non-linear Japanese retro adventures, Aggelos hurls players into the middle of a colossal struggle for survival as beings from another dimension threaten to invade the peaceful Kingdom of Lumen. Bursting with secrets and side-quests, and boasting slick melee combat that any 2D action game would envy, Aggelos is the perfect combination of retro style and modern-day game design.
- Arcade Classics Anniversary Collection, Konami – $19.99
This collection includes 8 arcade masterpieces of the 80s, from Nemesis to Haunted Castle, but also a bonus eBook packed with new information about the titles, including interviews with the development staff, behind-the-scenes insights, and sketches and design documents never before revealed to the public!
- BOXBOY! + BOXGIRL!, Nintendo – $9.99 (available Friday 26th April)
As Qbby or Qucy, you’ll create boxes and use them to surmount more than 270 puzzling stages – the most in the series to date. The box planet is plagued with obstacles, so jump, climb, drift, ride and warp your way past them in three modes, complete with their own stories, stages, challenges, and techniques. You can even team up for a two-player adventure starring both star-crossed boxes.
- Crashbots, Sometimes You – $9.99 (available Wednesday 1st May)
Take control of the latest line of robots and test their fighting capabilities, agility, and endurance in various arenas.
- Croc’s World 2, Sprakelsoft – $5.99
Croc´s World 2″ is a really nice jump ‘n’ run with 60 incredible levels and many challenging enemies.
- Cytus α, Flyhigh Works – $49.99
Cytus α is the definitive edition of Rayark’s (VOEZ, Deemo) global hit, delivering over 200 songs and a memorable rhythm music experience. You play by focusing on the rhythm of the music. “Notes” (circular icons) and lines represent the music, with varied movements and interactions. With the right timing you TAP, DRAG and HOLD notes to earn the best possible score, using either the touch screen or a controller.
- Darkest Hunters, Ultimate Games – $5.30 (available Monday 29th April)
Darkest Hunters offers dozens of hours of challenge for advanced players and anyone who wants to start an epic journey. Choose your hero, grab your weapon, learn new spells and … HUNT! Eliminate every nasty beast you encounter, collect loot and find the rarest, as well as the best equipment!
- Death Coming, Zodiac Interactive – $6.99
Death Coming is a non-linear puzzle game where you take on the role of the Reaper. Your sole objective? Cause deaths and harvest souls while abiding by the Free Will Clause. You have become an agent of Death: a Reaper in game. As the Reaper, you must plan and execute your killings by using the environment to your advantage. In the meantime, be wary of Minions of Light, who will try to save humans from their grim fate!
- Dig Dog, Wild Rooster – $3.99 (available Friday 26th April)
Dig Dog is an action roguelike platformer. Dig to discover treasure, adventure, and bones! Jump, dash, stomp and dig your way through a strange world inhabited by stranger creatures. Simple, expressive control scheme – Run, dig, drop, jump or dash using only the control stick and one button!
- Ding Dong XL, Nickervision Studios – $0.99
Ding Dong XL is a neon-infused one-button arcade game. It is an addictive ‘just-one-more-round’ score attack that will test your reflexes. Ding and Dong between the top and bottom of the screen as you attempt to avoid obstacles, collect points, and smash helpful power-ups. Try to survive as long as you can!
- Everybody, Hearts!, Cellnavi – $6
Everybody, Hearts! is a Nintendo Switch exclusive card game that is now available to download. Experience playing the AI via Single-Player mode, have a maximum of five players in the online Multiplayer mode, or enjoy Local Network Play, accommodating up to four players.
- Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age, Square Enix – $49.99 (available 30th April)
The high-definition remaster of Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age introduces several modern advancements, including reconstructed battle design and a revamped job system.
- GoatPunks, Mellifont Santiago – $9.99 (available Saturday 27th April)
GoatPunks is a rip-roaring multiplayer party game with fire-throwing goats that headbutt their way up mountain tops to become the ultimate king of the hill.
- Gym Hero, Ultimate Games – $2.29 (available Saturday 27th April)
Gym Hero is a clicker game where your main goal is to reach by your avatar the dream weight and improving the empty and sad room into a professional personal gym.
- Homo Machina, ARTE Experience – $2.99
Homo Machina is a puzzle game inspired by the work of avant-garde scientist Fritz Kahn. Set off on a crazy journey to solve the surreal puzzles of Homo Machina and learn about the internal working of the human body, represented as a gigantic 1920s factory.
- Hotel Dracula, Ultimate Games – $5.69 (available Friday 26th April)
Welcome mortal to the Hotel Dracula! Now get ready! Uniform in hand and to work! Hotel guests will not handle themselves and they don’t belong to patient. Myself, Count Dracula is asking you for help in running a hotel and restaurants to multiply profits and develop the business further! There is really a lot of work because our gates are open during the day and night.
- Joe Jump Impossible Quest, Forsaken Games – $2.99
Joe Jump Impossible Quest is a runner game in which we are a lumberjack on his journey through the mountains. Throw axes to destroy obstacles on your way, jump over huge precipices, dodge dangers and keep running to arrive on time at a very important appointment!
- Lost King’s Lullaby, Avance – $9.99
We will venture forth with Kiara in a Celtic adventure, exploring different maze-like procedurally generated worlds. We will face enemies in frenetic battles where we will have to make use of our reflexes and choose between different abilities to beat the menacing creatures. Lift the curse upon the kingdom of Bamba and find out why you are the only one not frozen in time.
- Moai VI: Unexpected Guests, Joindots – $18.99
From vibrant jungles bursting with color, to an underwater wonderland teeming with aquatic life, to a cluster of floating islands, you’ll traverse many magical lands filled with miracles. You’ll also go toe-to-toe with awesome giants, outwit clever jellyfish and pet cute Manu-Ai to receive mana. Characters that range from the charming Posei-Don to the wicked Moko-Moko lizards will make each encounter a memorable one.
- Moero Chronicle Hyper, Idea Factory – $TBC (available Friday 26th April)
Io is a simple young man with only one problem – he can’t talk to women! Any attempts at conversation are foiled by his own mind, except when he talks to Lilia, his best friend, and a Monster Girl. However, that becomes the least of his problems when he’s tasked with going to the dangerous region of Monstopia. There, Monster Girls have begun rampaging, causing wanton pain and destruction. Have the Monster Girls simply gone mad, or is there an even greater evil afoot…? Find out in this moe-filled dungeon RPG!
- Picross S3, Jupiter – $9.99
This is the 3rd Picross S Series on the Nintendo Switch! In addition to the three usual game modes, Picross, Mega Picross, and Clip Picross, we’ve added an all-new Color Picross mode! In this new mode, the rules are the same as normal Picross, but now you must complete color illustrations by filling in the correct squares with their corresponding hint number color.
- Puzzle Herder, Tiny Trinket Games – $4.99 (available Wednesday 1st May)
Oh, no! The animals on Dora’s farm have escaped and wandered off into the wilderness. Help her get all of the cute little critters back safely in this challenging puzzle game! Journey across 40 levels as you put your wits to the test against these handcrafted scenarios and work out the intricacies of the puzzles in your attempt to group and drive towards the goal the seven types of animals that Dora has on her farm.
- Robox, Sabec – $9.99
Robox is an easy to play fast action, fierce fighting game, with breathtaking graphics that will make you want to play match after match and four rounds of hard-hitting arcade action that will test your boxing skills to the limit and be the ultimate boxing champion.
- Secrets of Magic: The Book of Spells, Joindots – $9.99
An evil witch has kidnapped Victoria’s parents and now it’s up to her going after them. But first Victoria needs to learn the fine art of magic. Dive into a magical world of witches and wizards. Travel through magical lands, relaxing music and help Victoria collect unique items along her journey to become a witch. Learn from the ancient Book of Spells in this engaging Match 3 game. And prove your skills in the Challenge mode!
- Shalnor Legends: Sacred Lands, Johnny Ostad – $9.99 (available Friday 26th April)
A young girl has traveled to the Sacred Lands. Within this realm she will face many challenges, fight dangerous monsters and solve mysterious puzzles. Many have come to this land before, all in hopes of finishing the Sacred Trial, but none has succeeded! Will she fail like the others? Or will she overcome the odds and return home!?
- SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech, Thunderful Publishing – $24.99
SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech is the role-playing card game you’ve been waiting for! Lead a party of aspiring heroes through a beautifully hand-drawn world and intense battles using only your wits and a handful of cards. Take on whatever threat comes your way by crafting your own deck, choosing from over 100 unique punch-cards.
- Super Blood Hockey, Digerati – $14.99 (available Friday 26th April)
Arcade sports gaming gets a shot of adrenaline in Super Blood Hockey, a violent homage to classic 8- and 16-bit ice hockey games. Customize your line-up and take to the ice, using fast-paced skills and bone-crunching brutality to dominate.
- Table Top Racing: World Tour – Nitro Edition, Greenlight Games – $29.99 (available Wednesday 1st May)
Get behind the wheel of 16 ultra-cool, miniaturised racing cars and engage in combat-racing like no other. Master over 30 table-top race tracks and over 180 events in a bid for glory, then take the battle Online* and compete with the best in the world.
- Theatre Tales, Ultimate Games – $1.49
Theatre Tales gives the ability to play with fairy tale characters presented as puppets, just like the puppets we so enjoyed playing with as children. The game takes us back to the times of childhood, making it not just possible to relieve those days but to enjoy them again with our own children, showing them the magical world of fairly tales and fables in a completely new, digital version.
- Type:Rider, ARTE Experience – $2.99
Immerse yourself in this fascinating and unique experience to uncover the history and secrets of fonts and characters. Play as two dots and travel through the ages of typographic styles and techniques.
- UglyDolls: An Imperfect Adventure, Outright Games – $39.99 (available Friday 26th April)
Robots are cool when they’re blinking lights and zooming by with their sleek metallic finish. In UglyDolls: An Imperfect Adventure, a whole horde of robots are on the loose and taking over Uglyville trying to make it “perfect!”.
- Vandals, ARTE Experience – $3.99
Vandals is an infiltration game that will transport you to the most emblematic cities of street art. In this turn-based game, the aim is to sneak around police surveillance and spray walls that grow harder and harder to access.
- Witch Thief, Cardboard Keep – $19.99
In Witch Thief, dodge duck and weave through terrifyingly intricate patterns of magical projectiles as you seek the greatest treasure of all. The Ancient and powerful Grimoire!
- Zeroptian Invasion, Ratalaika Games – $4.99 (available Friday 26th April)
Taking inspiration from old score arcade shooters from the past and adding in some modern touches and stunning pixel art, Zeroptian Invasion is this decade’s answer to the arcade shooters of yesteryear.
New Nintendo 3DS Games
- ZARA the Fastest Fairy, Famous Gamous – $0.98
ZARA… ready your wings! Under the glow of the honeymoon, fairies can reach their peak speeds. Now is the time for you to prove that you are truly the fastest fairy!