Nintendo eShop Releases: 26th April 2018 (North America)

Jotun: Valhalla Edition Screenshot

This week’s Nintendo eShop releases for North America are in, delivering new demos and games for Nintendo Switch and Wii U – as well as plentiful discounts across all platforms.

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Nintendo Switch Demos

  • The Bridge, The Quantum Astrophysicists Guild – Free
    The Bridge is a logic puzzle game that forces you to reevaluate your preconceptions of physics and perspective. It is Isaac Newton meets M. C. Escher. Manipulate gravity to redefine the ceiling as the floor while venturing through impossible architectures.
  • Tumblestone, The Quantum Astrophysicists Guild – Free
    Tumblestone is the first original action-puzzle game of the past fifteen years. Race your friends in multiplayer or challenge yourself in story mode. Solve progressively more difficult and creative puzzles, help a sausage make friends, and find out what happened to the Tumblecrown.

Nintendo Switch Games

  • 12 orbits, Roman Uhlig – $1.99 (available Friday 27th April)
    12 orbits is colorful, friendly, fun, and sometimes a little chaotic. You will score goals, color spheres, defend your territory and try to grow as long as possible in 4 varied game modes. It’s you against all comers, or grouped as teams. With simple rules and only one button per player, 12 orbits can be taught to anyone in no time. You can set up a new game in a matter of seconds, even for 12 players. And since each round only lasts about 5 minutes, there’s always time for another quick match!
  • A Robot Named Fight, Hitcents – $12.99
    A Robot Named Fight is a 2D action adventure roguelite focused on exploration and item collection. Take on the role of a lone robot tasked with stopping the entity known as Megabeast. Explore procedurally-generated labyrinths, uncover randomized power-ups and artifacts, find secrets, and blast meaty creatures in this deliciously gory adventure.
  • ACA NEOGEO Ghost Pilots, Hamster Corporation – $7.99
    Ghost Pilots is a shooting game released by SNK in 1991. The hero flies an old-fashioned seaplane in order to fight the two powerful nations invading their own country. Alongside giant military weapons, a mysterious combat unit arrives and makes for an intense battle.
  • ACA NEOGEO Stakes Winner, Hamster Corporation – $7.99 (available Wednesday 2nd May)
    Stakes Winner is a realistic jockey action game released in 1995 by SNK. Use skills such as showing the whip, formation split and hyper dash, collect items on the course, and power-up your beloved horse in this multifaceted game. Ride with your horse through a variety of races as you aim to conquer the GI.
  • Agatha Knife, Mango Protocol – $9.99
    Embark on this twisted adventure with Agatha, a child torn between her love for eating meat and her friendships with animals. Join her as she discovers religion and creates her own, Carnivorism, to convince the animals that the sacrifice of their flesh is the secret to their eternal happiness.
  • Another Lost Phone: Laura’s Story, Plug In Digital – $5.99
    Another Lost Phone is a game about exploring the social life of a young woman whose phone you have just found. This game is designed as a narrative investigation where you must piece together elements from the different applications, messages and pictures to progress. Scrolling through the phone’s content, you will find out everything about Laura: her friendships, her professional life and the events that led to her mysterious disappearance and the loss of this phone.
  • Aqua Moto Racing Utopia, Bigben Interactive – $39.99 (available Friday 27th April)
    Exotic courses, spectacular stunts, split-screen and online multiplayer: all the intensity of jet skiing on your own or with friends! Aqua Moto Racing Utopia is fun and competitive: have a blast in dozens of races, performing stunts in gorgeous environments and playing against up to seven opponents.
  • Arcade Archives 10-Yard Fight, Hamster Corporation – $7.99 (available Wednesday 2nd May)
    10-Yard Fight is a sports game released in 1983 by IREM. Players can enjoy American football with its simple but intense play mechanics. Score touchdowns as you play against increasingly powerful opponents. This version also contains the 1984 version of VS 10-Yard Fight with the additional two-player mode.
  • Bouncy Bob, SONKA – $3.99 (available Friday 27th April)
    Hilarious couch co-op with a pinch of darkness. Defeat hordes of zombies and seal your fate with the push of one button! Beat your own score in Single Mode or invite your friends to play together in Multiplayer Mode.
  • DragoDino, Plug In Digital – $9.99 (available Friday 27th April)
    Meet Bob, a cute DragoDino, and guide him through the 10 levels of the Forest Kingdom in a quest to recover his lost egg stuck atop a giant tree. Explore and fight enemies to reach ever higher, collecting powers on your way up to help you in your quest. But be careful, the guardians you’ll meet won’t let you through that easily.
  • Glaive: Brick Breaker, Blue Sunset Games – $9.99
    Glaive: Brick Breaker is a classic and popular arkanoid-type game with beautiful 3D graphics. Many power-ups, tons of different stages and dynamic gameplay.
  • Goetia, Forever Entertainment – $9.99
    Goetia is a point-and-click adventure where you play the ghost of a young lady. You are Abigail. Abigail Blackwood. The ruins of any village are the silent testament to its final moments. The ruins of Oakmarsh are no different. Their telling silence, the dust blanketing what was once a quiet village near Coventry. The name of a manor and the family that lived within.
  • Hello Kitty Kruisers, Rising Star Games – $29.95
    Join Hello Kitty and her Sanrio friends as they race on land, through air and over water. Race by yourself or with up to three of your friends. Unlock new outfits and vehicles for Hello Kitty and her Sanrio Friends, or challenge your racing skills in the all-new Adventure Mode!
  • Jotun: Valhalla Edition, Thunder Lotus Games – $14.99 (available Friday 27th April)
    Jotun: Valhalla Edition is a hand-drawn, action-exploration game set in Norse mythology. You play as Thora, a Viking warrior who died an inglorious death and must prove herself to the Gods to enter Valhalla. Explore vast regions of Norse Purgatory to find runes to unleash the jotun, giant Norse elementals. Fight them using only your massive two-handed axe, the blessings of the Gods and your skills.
  • Light Fall, Bishop Games – $14.99
    Explore the Forgotten World of Numbra to uncover your mysterious past and save the land and its inhabitants from an imminent threat. In this land of eternal night, you will rely on your Shadow Core to brave the many challenges and foes standing in your way. Do you have what it takes to survive in perilous Numbra?
  • KORG Gadget for Nintendo Switch, DETUNE – $48
    Play Games. Make Music. A Music Creation Studio That Feels Like a Game. Award-winning music creation software KORG Gadget is now available for the Nintendo Switch. Plentiful instrumental gadgets combined with a simple and intuitive graphical interface enable speedy music creation. With this new music creation studio, one can create and perform music by actively twisting and turning the Joy-Con.
  • Late Shift, Wales Interactive – $12.99
    Late Shift is a high stakes FMV crime thriller. After being forced into the robbery of a lucrative auction house, mathematics student Matt is left proving his innocence in the brutal London heist. Your choices will have consequences from the very start, right through to the very end. One small decision could change the entire outcome in a choose-your-own-adventure style gameplay that can lead to one of seven conclusions.
  • Ninja Striker!, Flyhigh Works – $3.99
    Ninja Striker takes visuals and music inspired by the 8-bit era and fires them up with modern touches. Heavily stylized around Japanese themes, your goal is to advance forward with as much speed, flair and combo power as possible. You have double jumps, homing attacks and a special ‘Shinobi Action’ at your disposal; only by mastering each with sharp reflexes will you make it through your quest.
  • Saturday Morning RPG, Limited Run Games – $9.99
    Saturday Morning RPG is a Japanese style turn-based RPG set in world heavily inspired by 1980s Saturday morning cartoons and pop culture. Players take the role of Martin ‘Marty’ Michael Hall, an average high-school student who has just been granted an incredible power – a power that ultimately leads him to attract the ire of the world’s most notorious villain, Commander Hood!
  • Save the Ninja Clan, Sometimes You – $3.99 (available Friday 27th April)
    An evil ninja kidnapped your friends. You must collect scrolls in order to find your friends and save them. You will play as different ninjas as the journey progresses. Each ninja has a different ability: Green Ninja has a double jump, Purple Ninja has a sprint, and the Grey Ninja has a dash (with temporary invincibility).
  • Sky Rogue, Fractal Phase – $19.99
    Sky Rogue is a fwooshy rogue-lite action flight simulator! Blow things up over land, sea, and air, on an infinite number of procedurally-generated islands. Choose one of a diverse set of aeros and kit it out with a dizzying array of weaponry. Go toe-to-toe with enemy aces or assault giant flying aircraft carriers and battleships, but watch out for volleys of missiles; when you die, you’re dead.
  • Snow Moto Racing Freedom, Bigben Interactive – $39.99 (available Friday 27th April)
    Snowy races, spectacular stunts, split-screen and online multiplayer: experience all the intensity of extreme sports on your own or with friends. Fun and competitive, Snow Moto Racing Freedom is a blast in 40 races, where you do awesome stunts and play against up to seven opponents.
  • Sparkle ZERO, Forever Entertainment – $4.99
    Go back to the beginning of evolution. Start from ZERO and become the smallest creature – a spark of life – which has endless development paths ahead of it. Your task is to find food, which helps to grow and develop. But be careful, you are not alone on your climb to the evolutionary peak. Many other organisms also fight for the same resources and development opportunities.
  • Super Saurio Fly, FraxelGames – $15.95 (available Saturday 28th April)
    Super Saurio Fly is a 2D arcade platformer and adventure video game. Players will move along the stages crossing different parts of the world by using Super Saurio’s ability to fly, dodge traps and defeat other dinosaurs. The storyline puts the player in the role of Saurio, a cute and clumsy tiny pterodactyl whose eggs were stolen. Saurio will have to look for his eggs around the world and defeat the evil kidnappers.

Wii U Games

  • Unalive, RandomSpin – $1.99
    Unalive is an action-adventure roguelike game. Randomly generated laboratory rooms. Collect unique items to improve your abilities. Kill bosses and stay alive. You have only one chance!
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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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