This week’s Nintendo eShop releases for North America are in, delivering new games, demos, and add-on content for Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS – as well as plentiful discounts across all platforms.
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Nintendo Switch Demos
- Battle Chef Brigade, Adult Swim Games – Free (available on Friday 26th July)
In the fantasy realm of Victusia, the members of the elite Battle Chef Brigade are revered for their ability to skillfully take down monsters and transform their kills into delicious cuisine! But getting in isn’t easy; chefs from across Victusia must vie for their spot in a high stakes competition.
- Invisiballs, Digital Kingdom – Free
Invisiballs is a competitive local multiplayer game for 2 to 4 players. 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.
- The Mystery of Woolley Mountain, Huey Games – Free (available Wednesday 31st July)
Funded on Kickstarter with backers including legend of the genre Ron Gilbert, The Mystery of Woolley Mountain is an otherworldly adventure game filled with strange beasts, evil witches, confused automatons and wacky ropemen. Join a renegade crew of time-travelling audio scientists on a hilarious and fantastical quest. A malevolent witch has captured a group of children, and it’s up to you to save them from the mysterious island of Woolley Mountain!
Nintendo Switch Games
- Arcade Archives The Ninja Warriors, Hamster Corporation – $7.99
The Ninja Warriors is a side-scrolling action game released by TAITO in 1987. Control the cyborg-ninjas, Ninja and Kunoichi, as you take down the Demon King, Banglar. Defeat the onslaught of enemies with kunai and shuriken as your weapons.
- Caged Garden Cock Robin, SEEC – $12.99
A girl who was apprenticed to an old castle rumored as a nest of monsters. She witnessed “something heteromorphic” which roamed around there. Although people in the castle call it “komadori”, nobody tries to talk details. Robin, alone, starts investigating the hidden truth, but…
- Caladrius Blaze, H2 Interactive – $24.99
Caladrius Blaze is a vertical scrolling shooting game developed by Moss. Caladrius Blaze includes all the elements of Caladrius and Caladrius AC. It also includes extra content such as new stages, new story scenarios, new bosses and characters designed by Yasuda.
- Collide-a-Ball 2, Starsign – $4.99
Roll the balls towards the goal. Use gimmicks and objects available in each stage to guide the balls to their goal! However, they have to reach the goal at the same time and crash into each other.
- Fantasy Strike, Sirlin Games – $29.99
Fantasy Strike is a colorful fighting game in which fantasy meets martial arts. It focuses on depth and strategy rather than difficult execution. It’s designed for tournament play, but also welcomes you to the genre if you haven’t played other fighting games before.
- Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Nintendo – $59.99 (available on Friday 26th July)
War is coming to the great land of Fódlan. Here, order is maintained by the Church of Seiros, which hosts the prestigious Officers Academy within its headquarters. You are invited to teach one of its three mighty houses, each comprised of students brimming with personality and represented by a royal from one of three territories. As their professor, you must lead your students in their academic lives and in turn-based, tactical RPG battles wrought with strategic new twists to overcome. Which house, and which path, will you choose?
- Forager, Humble Bundle – $19.99 (available on Tuesday 30th July)
Forager is a 2D open-world game inspired by your favorite exploration, farming and crafting games. Start small and improve your base, skills, equipment and network of friends (and enemies!), and build your future as you see fit.
- Garage Mechanic Simulator, Ultimate Games – $6.99 (available on Friday 26th July)
Now you can own and operate your own auto repair service with Garage Mechanic Simulator. Garage Mechanic Simulator gives you the behind the scenes view of the daily dealings at local garages and dealership repair shops.
- Growtopia, Ubisoft – Free
Welcome to Growtopia, the world’s most creative free-to-play sandbox! Growtopia is a popular MMO game where everyone is a hero! Play together with wizards, doctors, star explorers, and superheroes! Discover thousands of unique items and build your own worlds!
- Gunpowder on The Teeth: Arcade, Forever Entertainment – $4.99
A platform game with simple intuitive controls, handy-dandy retro graphics and utterly egregious difficulty, ever increasing as you progress through the game. You command a group of soldiers, charged with diverse equipment to attack the superior numbers of enemies, with the assistance of armored vehicles and air forces. Your mission is to locate and to destroy different targets, and to evacuate military personnel at the end of the mission. There are 15 missions on 5 locations around the world, some bonus levels and battles against bosses.
- Hoggy2, Ratalaika Games – $4.99 (available on Friday 26th July)
The pink slime called Hoggy is back and a whole new wonderful adventure awaits. Except this time around, Hoggy isn’t on his own, as Hogatha is keen to join him and the two must work together to rescue their slime-mold children from the evil Moon Men that kidnapped them!
- KILL la KILL IF, PQube – $59.99 (available on Friday 26th July)
From the makers of Dragon Ball FighterZ and writer of the anime, Kazuki Nakashima, comes Kill la Kill IF! Perform devastating combos, destroy your opponents, and relive the anime with your favourite scenes from the original series, revived with stunning visuals and cinematics! Discover a brand new story through the eyes of Satsuki as she becomes the protagonist for the very first time!
- Mighty Switch Force! Collection, WayForward – $19.99
Switch up the fun with four games in one! As cybernetic peacekeeper Officer Patricia Wagon, you’ll use your platforming skills, puzzle-solving abilities, and special level-altering Siren Helmet to protect the people of Planet Land and smash enemies into the screen!
- Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden: Deluxe Edition, Funcom – $44.99 (available Tuesday 30th July)
Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden is a tactical adventure game combining turn-based combat with real-time exploration, story, stealth, and strategy. Explore a post-human Earth where mankind has been eradicated by climate change, nuclear war, and pandemics. Will your team of mutants survive the Zone?
- Picross Lord of Nazarick, Jupiter – $9.99
A collaboration between Picross and Overlord. Experience the series Overlord as you solve Picross puzzles together with characters from the series. After founding the Sorcerer Kingdom, Ainz Ooal Gown and his followers meet within the Great Tomb of Nazarick to look back on their exploits. Awaken memories from 10 different characters as you solve Picross puzzles based on characters, monsters, and items from the story.
- Raiden V: Director’s Cut, UFO Interactive – $29.99
Arcade hit Raiden first left its mark on the shooting genre 25 years ago. The easy to learn, hard to master series comes to the Nintendo Switch in its most modern and advanced form yet! Join the war for Earth’s future-where the tide of battle holds constant surprises.
- Remothered: Tormented Fathers, Darril Arts – $TBC (available on Friday 26th July)
Psychology plays a huge role within Remothered: Tormented Fathers: heroes and enemies are atypical and the line between good and evil is blurred. The plot is rich of unpredictable twists, but it is touching at the same time. The development of the game is similar to that of a film narration, where the player perfectly identifies himself with the character. The soundtrack, composed by Nobuko Toda (Final Fantasy, Halo, Metal Gear Solid) and Luca Balboni, enhances the terrifying atmosphere of the game.
- Seeders Puzzle Reboot, Bigosaur – $9.99 (available on Friday 26th July)
Seeders Puzzle Reboot is a 2D puzzle-platformer with funky physics, tight and responsive controls, and really challenging puzzles. The game engine allows you to experiment with the world and try different approaches until you find one that works. Some of the puzzles can be solved in multiple different ways. Checkpoints are abundant and it’s always easy to go for one more try. There are subtle clues in the environment like billboards or signs on walls that should give you hints.
- Sheep in Hell, EnjoyUp Games – $2.99 (available on Friday 26th July)
You’re a wolf and you’ve been bad. That’s why you’ve been put in the deepness of a hell plagued with your most hated enemies: the sheep! But they’re not normal sheep. No… They’re possessed demonic sheep and won’t hesitate to try to kill you! So run and defend yourself! Because, after all, a wolf is by nature a predator, not a prey. Break through the dungeons, solve challenges and escape this hell… If you can!
- Smoots Summer Games, JanduSoft – $9.99
Get ready for Summer Games!! Play athletics events from your sofa. Prepare yourself for the next season. Smoot Summer Games is a sports arcade game for 1-4 players where you can play 18 athletics events. Play with your favorite Smoot character in practice, Special Challenge and Championship game modes. Smoots Summer Games is the perfect game to play with your friends and family.
- Songbird Symphony, PQube – $16.99
A heart-warming journey of discovery, as orphaned chick ‘Birb’ sets off to find his true origins. Follow this cheerful little bouncing bird who revels in singing, and guide him through this magical journey of stunning pixel art and gorgeous animation that shapes itself to your musical interactions! Chirp to activate platforms, and sing to the residents of the forest, learning new notes to aid you in captivating rhythm battles against the creatures of this sprawling, enchanting world.
- Super Mega Baseball 2: Ultimate Edition, Metalhead Software – $29.99
The critically acclaimed Super Mega Baseball series arrives in full force on the Nintendo Switch with Super Mega Baseball 2: Ultimate Edition. Accessible mechanics. Deep skill curve. Visceral pacing. Light-hearted vibe. Serious simulation. The Ultimate Edition on the Nintendo Switch includes the complete set of Super Mega Baseball 2 content, fully featured online play, and runs at 60 fps in both docked and handheld modes.
- Sweet Witches, Drageus Games – $9.99 (available Saturday 27th July)
Play as the adorable witches Praline and Vanille who can only rely on their magic ladders, unique abilities and power-ups to claim the sweets they deserve! Brave the danger of 50+ levels in 5+ unique worlds all by yourself or in cooperation with another player. The party needs to grow? No problem, challenge the two antagonists Anis and Reglisse in a spectacular Versus mode for up to four players.
- Tetsumo Party, Monster Couch – $4.99 (available on Friday 26th July)
Riddle me this: what sumo, walls and dancing have in common? The answer is: all of these elements formed Tetsumo Party! Tetsumo Party is a game where sumo warriors gather to join an unconventional contest, inspired by Japanese TV shows. They need to fit into the funny-shaped holes in an approaching bamboo wall, otherwise… well, let’s say that it will result in rather ridiculous manner.
- The Tower of Beatrice, Sometimes You – $5.99 (available Wednesday 31st July)
Working on a contract for a mysterious client, you’ll need to infiltrate the tower of the powerful sorcerer Beatrice, steal her Book of Recipes, and get out alive. Along the way you will enter a demon’s dreams to discover his most intimate desires, accept a gift from a Granny-spider, start the Clock Tower, feed a snail, make a tea for a demon, piece together a skeleton, and finally fix your own fatal failing.
- Titans Pinball, SuperPowerUpGames – $2.99 (available on Friday 26th July)
Get ready for Titans Pinball, a pinball machine where you have to beat mythologic creatures. The cyclops, Medusa, The minotaur, and many more are waiting for you inside the temple. Discover all the secrets, including the minotaur’s maze, a place were only the bravest warriors dare to enter and discover it’s secrets. Complete all the missions and become number 1 in the world or the best among your Friends, posting your high score on the online leaderboard.
- Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power, Frozenbyte – $19.99 (available Monday 29th July)
Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power is a 3D platforming game of action, puzzles and adventure. The heroes try to return their extraordinary gifts to the Artifact called Trine, and so they meddle with powers beyond their understanding: Trine shatters, and a heartless ancient sorcerer escapes. With only a broken artifact to guide them, the heroes must try and repair the damage they’ve caused… or the damage that might yet be done.
- Umihara Kawase Fresh!, Nicalis – $39.99
In Umihara Kawase Fresh!, Kawase carries a fishing lure with “rubber-band action.” The lure can be used as a grappling hook to swing from platforms, as a winch to raise or lower herself while suspended, as a bungee cord to slingshot herself in any direction and as a weapon to stun or defeat enemies.
- Wolfenstein: Youngblood, Bethesda Softworks – $TBC (available on Friday 26th July)
Nineteen years after the events of Wolfenstein II, BJ Blazkowicz has disappeared after a mission into Nazi-occupied Paris. Now, after receiving years of training from their battle-hardened father, BJ’s twin daughters, Jess and Soph Blazkowicz, are forced into action. Team up with a friend online* or play alone. Level up, explore and complete missions to unlock new abilities, weapons, gadgets and cosmetics to complement your play style and customize your appearance. Wolfenstein: Youngblood features the most open-ended Wolfenstein experience to date. From a new base of operations located deep in the heart of the Paris catacombs, plan how and when to attack and dismantle the Nazi regime.
- Woodle Tree 2: Deluxe, ChubbyPixel – $12.99
This time a new menace is taking over the Wood Lands with a black substance that is absorbing life and energy from all living creatures! Will you be skilled enough to help Woodle in his quest to repel this enormous new evil force? Explore the wonderful lands and find a way to restore balance in this new Open World Platformer Adventure with RPG elements. Travel across immense forests and deserts, hills and seashores, from the highest mountains to the bottomless oceans as you meet new characters that will help in your own personal adventure while fighting challenging enemies.
- Zombie Driver Immortal Edition, EXOR Studios – $14.99
Insane mix of cars, speed, explosions, blood, and zombies! Fight through an epic narrative campaign or test yourself in the Slaughter and Blood Race modes. Engage huge bosses, save survivors, drive crazy vehicles such as a bulldozer, fire truck or even a tank and smash everything in your way. Take part in the Blood Race tournament – chase other cars and take them down without mercy on brutal racing tracks. Jump into the Slaughter mode and survive as long as possible on specially crafted arenas.