Nintendo eShop Releases: 2nd May 2019 (Europe)
This week’s Nintendo eShop releases for Europe are in, delivering new add-on content and games for Nintendo Switch, New Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo 3DS – as well as plenty of discounts across all platforms.
Nintendo Switch Downloadable Content
- Fortnite – Inferno’s Challenge Pack, Epic Games – £15.99 (€19.99)
- Pic-a-Pix Deluxe – Classic 17, Lightwood Games – £2.99 (€2.99)
- Starlink: Battle for Atlas – Digital Star Fox Team Pilot Pack, Ubisoft – £9.49 (€11.99)
- Starlink: Battle for Atlas – Gauss Gun Weapon Pack, Ubisoft – £4.99 (€5.99)
- Starlink: Battle for Atlas – Freeze Ray Weapon Pack, Ubisoft – £4.99 (€5.99)
- Starlink: Battle for Atlas – Fury Cannon Weapon Pack, Ubisoft – £4.99 (€5.99)
- Starlink: Battle for Atlas – Haywire Pilot Pack, Ubisoft – £3.29 (€3.99)
- Starlink: Battle for Atlas – Meteor Weapon Pack, Ubisoft – £4.99 (€5.99)
- Starlink: Battle for Atlas – Skullscream Starship Pack, Ubisoft – £11.99 (€14.99)
- Starlink: Battle for Atlas – Starlink Digital Collection Pack 2, Ubisoft – £39.99 (€49.99)
- Starlink: Battle for Atlas – Startail Pilot Pack, Ubisoft – £3.29 (€3.99)
- Starlink: Battle for Atlas – Vantage Starship Pack, Ubisoft – £11.99 (€14.99)
- Starlink: Battle for Atlas – Vigilance Starship Pack, Ubisoft – £11.99 (€14.99)
- Warframe: Prime Vault – Loki Deception Prime Pack, Digital Extremes – £33.29 (€36.99)
- Warframe: Prime Vault – Loki Prime Accessories, Digital Extremes – £15.89 (€17.77)
- Warframe: Prime Vault – Volt & Loki Dual Pack, Digital Extremes – £49.49 (€54.99)
- Warframe: Prime Vault – Volt Prime Accessories, Digital Extremes – £15.89 (€17.77)
- Warframe: Prime Vault – Volt Prime Pack, Digital Extremes – £33.29 (€36.99)
- WorldNeverland – Elnea Kingdom: White-Winged Outfits Set, althi – Free
Nintendo Switch Demos
- A.O.T. 2 Demo, Koei Tecmo – Free
Abandon all fear. A.O.T. 2 is the gripping sequel to the action game based on the worldwide hit anime series Attack on Titan. Experience the immense story of the anime alongside Eren and his companions, as they fight to save humanity from the threat of the deadly human devouring Titans.
Nintendo Switch Games
- Arcade Archives Terra Force, Hamster Corporation – £6.29 (€6.99)
Terra Force is a shoot’em up released by Nichibutsu in 1987. The game was well known for its new tactical features using vertical/horizontal scrolling elements at the time. So eliminate the incoming enemies by using the super destructive hyper missiles.
- Bird Game +, Ratalaika Games – £3.99 (€3.99) until 19th May 2019, normally £4.99 (€4.99)
In Bird Game, a third person flying adventure by Bryan Tabor, a very special adventure awaits you. Featuring a black and white 3D art style, Bird Game has you guide a majestic bird through a detailed world that grows all around you, full of challenging obstacles, hostile enemies, and punishing bosses.
- Black Paradox, Digerati – £10.79 (€11.99) until 1st June 2019, normally £13.49 (€14.99)
Black Paradox is a fast-paced rogue-lite shoot ’em up. Unleash an arsenal of weapons, power-ups, drones, and other upgrades to survive waves of enemies, against a backdrop of vibrant pixel art and synth-wave soundtrack. As the infamous bounty hunter Black Paradox, travel through space and defeat the most dangerous criminal organization in the galaxy: the Hellraisers and its seven lieutenants.
- Crashbots, Sometimes You – £8.99 (€9.99)
Crashbots features 5 different robots. Each robot has its own stats and a unique heavy attack. The robots can be upgraded to improve their durability and fighting power. You can unlock new robots by finding all of their parts that are hidden in the various worlds and game modes.
- Darkest Hunters, Ultimate Games – £4.49 (€4.99)
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!
- Duck Game, Adult Swim Games – £11.69 (€12.99)
The year is 1984. Ducks run wild in a frantic battle for fame and glory. Win over spectators by destroying your feathered friends with an irresponsible number of weapons. One shot and you’re roasted. This is Duck Game. Finally on Nintendo Switch with more levels, more guns, and more quacking.
- Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age, Square Enix – £44.99 (€49.99)
Return to the World of Ivalice. This HD remaster is based on the smash hit 12th instalment of the Final Fantasy series, which has shipped over 6,100,000 units worldwide, featuring a new, re-worked game design! Not only have the graphics and sound been updated to take advantage of the power of new hardware, but the core game design has also been tweaked to produce an evolution of the original Final Fantasy XII fitting for the current generation. Enjoy a classic adventure reborn!
- Giga Wrecker Alt., Rising Star Games – £22.49 (€24.99)
In the near future, where Earth has been ravaged by robot invaders, the fate of the planet rests on the shoulders of a young girl who becomes more than human. Saved from death and cursed with cybernetic powers beyond comprehension, it’s up to Reika Rekkeiji to save humanity from the evil Ajeet in this exciting new game from legendary developer Game Freak!
- Gyro Boss DX, Chequered Ink – £3.99 (€4.49)
Your home planet is under siege from a band of intergalactic pirates led by the fiendish Gyro Boss! Unfortunately, your technology is no match for this deadly beast and his crazy weapons. Every game is doomed from the start, but you’ll fight with honor to complete your mission objectives and achieve the best possible score.
- Hellmut: The Badass from Hell, 2tainment – £26.99 (€29.99)
Take control of various Transformations and unlock new Transformations each time you complete the game. Challenge randomly generated bosses across the randomly generated world, defeat demonic hordes, loot valuable treasures and soulstones, equip powerful weapons and use all your skills to save humanity! Or at the very least, save yourself, which feels at least as good as saving humanity.
- HexaGravity, Forsaken Games – £1.79 (€1.99)
Hexagon tower world of geometry platformer game. Make your way between dangers jumping in this amazing platformer and rhythmic action game! Be prepared for a near impossible challenge in this hexagon tower world of geometry. Test your skills as you battle your way jumping through dangerous passages and spiky obstacles.
- Preventive Strike, SimFabric – £1.43 (€1.61) until 31st May 2019, normally £1.59 (€1.79)
Preventive Strike is a dynamic arcade scroll-shooter. You control an overpowered attack helicopter with the objective to drive the enemy out of your land and make your way to the enemy base and eliminate the threat. They don’t know what’s coming, but neither do you!
- Puzzle Herder, Tiny Trinket Games – £4.49 (€4.99)
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!
- Quadle, Clickteam – £5.99 (€6.99)
It’s a brand new arcade puzzler for Nintendo Switch, which invokes the memory of classic arcade cabinet games while adding a new twist. Jump on the blocks as the titular character Quadle, changing the block colors until they are all red. Once red they fall away and by eliminating all of the blocks on the screen you are taken to the next exciting level. Be careful though, you might corner yourself into a situation where you can’t jump to the next block!
- Shadows of Adam, CIRCLE Entertainment – £13.49 (€14.99)
Tucked away from the outside world by the impenetrable haze of the Misty Woods, the village of Adam has mostly lived in peace since the days of the Wraith War. The dark power that fueled that war has vanished, but darkness is descending once more and Adam’s legendary hero, Orazio, is no more.
- Strike Suit Zero: Director’s Cut, Born Ready Games – £15.99 (€19.99)
In the year 2299, an interstellar war rages on. In a bid to save Earth from destruction, you must take control of the Strike Suit – a revolutionary fighter craft with the ability to transform into a lethal suit of space armor. Immerse yourself in massive fleet battles where your dog-fighting skills will directly affect the fate of the cosmos.
- Table Top Racing: World Tour – Nitro Edition, Greenlight Games – £24.99 (€27.79)
Get behind the wheel of 16 ultra-cool, miniaturized 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.
- The Swords of Ditto: Mormo’s Curse, Devolver Digital – £13.49 (€14.99)
The Swords of Ditto: Mormo’s Curse is a compact action RPG that creates a unique adventure for each new hero of legend in the relentless fight against the evil Mormo. Explore a delightful but dangerous overworld, brave menacing dungeons, and improve your hero in a charming village, during your quest to overcome the evil that plagues the island. Unleash the mystical Sword of Ditto and grab a co-op friend for an unforgettable adventure filled with delightful characters, extraordinary loot, and heroic battles!
- VA-11 Hall-A: Cyberpunk Bartender Action, Ysbryd Games – £10.99 (€14.99)
Welcome to VA-11 Hall-A! In this world, corporations reign supreme, all human life is infected with nanomachines designed to oppress them, and the terrifying White Knights ensure that everyone obeys the laws. You are a bartender at VA-11 Hall-A, affectionately nicknamed “Valhalla.” Although it is just a small bar in downtown Glitch City, it attracts the most fascinating people this side of dystopia.
- Venture Kid, FDG Entertainment – £8.99 (€10)
Venture Kid is an action-packed platformer that will keep surprising you with inventive level design, highly entertaining action challenges, responsive controls and a great variety of bosses.
- Xtreme Club Racing, EnjoyUp Games – £6.22 (€6.92) until 10th May 2019, normally £8.89 (€9.89)
Get behind the wheel in one of eShop’s frantic extreme driving games. Travel back in time with a flashback to the arcades with pure arcade style retro-playability.
Nintendo Switch Pre-Orders
- Akane, QubicGames – £4.49 (€4.99)
Akane is a brutal arena arcade slasher based on one-hit-one-kill gameplay mechanics where you will face five types of opponents: Yakuza guy, Tank, Shooter, Cyber Ninja, and The Boss. Complete missions to unlock new guns and equipment, and make a good use of your special Samurai Skills.
- European Conqueror X, CIRCLE Entertainment – £7.19 (€7.99) until 7th May 2019, normally £8.99 (€9.99)
In European Conqueror X you engage in turn-based strategy and resource management, taking on battles in the late 18th- and early 19th-Century. You utilize weapons and soldiers distinct to that period in European warfare, making key decisions to turn the tide of war.
- Inferno Climber: Reborn, Arc System Works – £10.79 (€11.99)
Battle with hunger, food freshness, and keeping healing items on hand as you head further into the dungeons. Every time you replay an area you can improve your weapons and increase your strength from the randomized items found on enemies and in treasure chests.
- Kotodama: The 7 Mysteries of Fujisawa, PQube – £19.99 (€24.99)
Investigate the secrets of Fujisawa Academy across seven chapters of Visual Novel – where each chapter hides the truth to each of the seven mysteries. Nothing is as it seems! Kotodama intentionally plays on classic tropes and clichés to continually twist the story and surprise the player.
- Lapis x Labyrinth, NIS America – £26.99 (€29.99)
Help a struggling town recover from bankruptcy in an age of dwindling adventuring. Plunge into the mysterious Labyrinth while collecting more loot than you can ever imagine.
- Lost Artifacts: Soulstone, 8Floor Games – £7.89 (€8.79)
After the Soulstone is stolen during an auction in the national museum, Claire and her helpers witnessed the revival of the terracotta army and its Emperor. The Emperor wishes to take over the world by awakening a dragon from the crater of a volcano, but our heroes have other ideas. Go on a journey through a country full of myths in the exciting casual strategy game Lost Artifacts: Soulstone.
- MachiKnights -Blood Bagos-, CFK – £9.89 (€10.99)
You must stop the evil organization of Kenos from reviving a terrible long-lost weapon known as Bagos the Giant! In order to secure victory you’ll take control of Machi Knights, ancient war machines built by the Babilacca, an ancient civilization which fell into ruin long ago.
- Meow Motors, ArtVostok – £10.97 (€12.14) until 8th May 2019, normally £12.19 (€13.49)
You will take to the track and play as one of a dozen colorful cats memorable for their different characteristics and unique personalities. Overcome various difficulties of the tracks drifting through mines and bombs, stop and slow down your competitors by blasting them with bubble gum and other astonishing weapons. And don’t forget to gather power-ups along the way if you want to be the fastest driver on the track!
- Redout, Nicalis – £35.99 (€39.99)
Redout is a freakishly fast and uncompromising anti-gravity racing game. Each turn, slope, and twist applies a unique force to your vehicle, and players can drift and pitch the ship to minimize friction, channeling those forces into even greater forward velocity.
- Wonder Boy Returns Remix, CFK – £8.99 (€9.99)
Wonder Boy was an arcade hit back in 1986, with its intuitive controls and polished game balance. This forever famous sidescrolling action game has been remixed and reborn for the Nintendo Switch! Join the adventure of a boy who’s doing his best to save his girlfriend Tina — updated with high-def anime-inspired visuals! A new feature called the “Charge Shot” has been added to this latest incarnation, allowing you to destroy enemies with a gigantic stone axe!
New Nintendo 3DS Games
- Zara the Fastest Fairy, Famous Gamous – £0.89 (€0.99)
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! Fly through the fairy forest collecting “bling” to increase your speed. Watch out for rocks, trees and the mystical creatures called “Orbees!”Unlock outfits and break speed records in style!
Nintendo 3DS Games
- Space Defender Battle Infinity, Denvzla Estudio – £8.99 (€10)
The galaxy was suddenly attacked by alien life forms known as the space invaders. Fast numbers of them enveloped the galaxy and destroyed planets. Your mission with the best space pilots in the galaxy will be to destroy the space invaders.