Nintendo eShop Releases: 31st May 2018 (North America)

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This week’s Nintendo eShop releases for North America are in, delivering new demos and games for Nintendo Switch, Wii U and Nintendo 3DS – as well as plentiful discounts across all platforms.

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Nintendo Switch Demos

  • Kid Tripp, Four Horses – Free
    Kid Tripp has crashed on a mysterious island and now the local wildlife is out to ruin his day. Run and jump your way through 20 levels of intense platforming madness in this tough-as-nails platformer! Have you got what it takes to help Kid Tripp escape?
  • Neonwall, JanduSoft – Free (available Friday 1st June)
    Escape your way out of Neonwall by solving puzzles and overcoming a variety of challenging levels. Over the course of the game you will need a combination of skill, concentration and precision to be victorious.

Nintendo Switch Games

  • ACA NEOGEO Ninja Combat, Hamster Corporation – $7.99
    Ninja Combat is an action game released in 1990 by SNK. In order to defeat the evil ninja clan Kage Ichizoku, justice-seeking ninjas head towards the Ninja Tower. Enjoy battling with a wide array of weapons and ninja magic as well as the ability for a friend to join the action.
  • Defoliation, COSEN – $9.99
    The young characters and the old woman, who met through an unfortunate accident, may not have had a good start, but they eventually open up and the youngsters end up visiting the woman at her house as friends. One day, when they are headed to the old woman’s house as usual, they are suddenly hit by paramnesia. When they wake up, the woman’s house looks different to what they knew. Under fear of being watched by someone, they begin their puzzle-solving journey for survival.
  • Enigmatis 2: The Mists of Ravenwood, Artifex Mundi – $14.99
    A year has passed since the events of Maple Creek. But for the past few months, our detective has been hot on the trail of the demonic preacher she fought one year ago. Yet he has managed to always stay one step ahead. She hoped to bring an end to the chase in the redwood forests of Northern California. But like so many times before, the trail went cold…
  • FOX n FORESTS, EuroVideo Medien – $TBC
    FOX n FORESTS is a 2D action platformer with RPG and puzzle elements inspired by the glorious days of 16-bit. Switch between various seasons on the fly, shoot and slash with your magic melee crossbow and snatch loot to unveil the mystery of the 5th seasons. A thrilling pixel art fable with rewarding super secrets, screen filling bosses and thriving exploration. This is 16-bit how you remember it.
  • Happy Birthdays, NIS America – $39.99 (available Tuesday 5th June)
    From legendary creator Mr. Yasuhiro Wada (TOYBOX Inc.) comes Happy Birthdays: a sandbox game in which players create cube-shaped worlds that give rise to diverse and unique lifeforms. With careful experimentation, players can shape the geography and alter the temperature of the world to create the conditions for life and witness the birth of an entire ecosystem!
  • ICEY, X.D. Network – $9.99
    You are not alone. ICEY is a 2D side-scrolling action game. As you follow the narrator’s omnipresent voice, you will see through ICEY’s eyes and learn the truth about her world.
  • Johnny Turbo’s Arcade Joe and Mac Caveman Ninja, FTE Games – $6.99
    Grab your club and get ready to go on a wild, prehistoric adventure with the Cavemen Ninjas – Joe & Mac! Help Joe and Mac, two cavemen who fight against enemy cavemen and dinosaurs using prehistoric weapons.
  • Just Shapes & Beats, Berzerk Studio – $TBC
    Just Shapes & Beats is a chaotic co-op musical bullet-hell based on three simple things: avoid Shapes, move to the rad Beats, and die, repeatedly. It’s a new spin on SHMUPs, adding a layer of co-op that’s at the core of the game: ’cause everything is better with friends. Hits like a ton of bricks straight into your eardrums and your eyeballs; BAM!
  • Lost Sea, eastasiasoft – $9.99
    After a freak storm over the Atlantic, you find yourself stranded on the shores of a mysterious island. Do you have what it takes to escape the Lost Sea? Lost Sea is an action-adventure game set inside the Bermuda Triangle. Recruit a crew of survivors who can help you explore the hazardous islands as you hunt for the artifacts needed to navigate the Lost Sea.
  • Pirate Pop Plus, 13AM Games – $4.99
    Join Pete Jr on his quest to defeat the nefarious Bubble Pirate, an evil villain who has trapped the innocent townsfolk in bubbles! Dodge and pop bubbles with your anchor while collecting power-ups and managing Bubble Pirate’s constant gravity-switching mischief! When you feel at your Piratey-est, test your skill in the ultra-challenging Hyper Mode… The game may be faster and harder, but you’ll find treasures beyond your wildest dreams. Coins as far as the eye can see! Collect coins to unlock content in the game’s shop like new music, new faceplates, buttons, backlights, and even characters for your bubble-popping mayhem! Yarr!
  • Pokémon Quest, Nintendo – Free
    Set off for adventure in the Pokémon Quest game. Venture out with your Pokémon buddies on expeditions across Tumblecube Island in search of loot in this free-to-start action-adventure for the Nintendo Switch system. Modify your Pokémon buddies with discovered Power Stones to make your ultimate expedition team. With a cube-shaped art style, Pokémon Quest is unlike any Pokémon game you’ve seen before.
  • Quad Fighter K, Aksys Games – $7.99
    In the far distant future, a mysterious alien race set its sights on nothing less than the conquest of the Earth and the total annihilation of the human race. To counteract this threat the nations of Earth formed the EDC (Earth Defense Corps) and launched an all-out counter attack. Despite humanity’s best efforts, the alien invaders superior technology proved too much to overcome and they took over most of the planet.
  • Shape of the World, Plug In Digital – $14.99 (available Wednesday 6th June)
    The world that grows around you… The environment and flora constantly flourish and fade as you wander in Shape of the World, a serene and surrealist first-person explorer. You’ll travel through dream-like forests, aquatic caves and peaceful shores accompanied by psychedelic wildlife. No ticking clock or hidden perils laying in wait will prevent you from enjoying your journey… A couple of hours escape from work, anxiety and stress.
  • Shift Quantum, Red Panda Interactive – $19.99
    Axon Vertigo, the world’s leading authority and most trusted friend in cerebral contentedness programming, promises to deliver better life quality for everyone with the Shift Quantum program. Connected to the cyber-noir action-puzzle platformer, you will be tasked to solve puzzles and create negative space by inverting the world to transform barriers into escape routes. Shift the world, twist your environment, bend your mind to unveil its secrets and solve each brain-drilling level.
  • SilverStarChess, SilverStar – $5.99
    One of the standard board games in the “SilverStar” series of SilverStarJapan. Our latest offering: the game of chess. The top-class “SilverStar” board game engine also plays outstanding chess games. We are proud to recommend this game for both veteran chess players and beginners.
  • Smoke and Sacrifice, Curve Digital – $24.99
    Smoke and Sacrifice is an open-world, narrative-driven RPG, where exploiting living ecosystems is the key to your survival. Craft, fight, survive and explore the huge open world in this beautifully hand-painted, gothic adventure where every character has their tale to tell.
  • Super Sportmatchen, Dangen Entertainment – $14.99
    Super Sportmatchen is a fun and fantastical retro party sports game for up to four players. Enjoy a fine selection of sport disciplines, ranging from the frantic and fast paced to the relaxed and playful! Invite your friends, foes and family to a game of fun competitive sports.
  • The Infectious Madness of Doctor Dekker, Wales Interactive – $12.99 (available Tuesday 5th June)
    The Infectious Madness of Doctor Dekker is a Lovecraftian FMV murder mystery, which gives players full freedom to question suspects by typing their own questions or by picking from a predetermined list. They’ll have questions for you too but be careful what you say. Your words will determine their eventual fates, and your own.
  • Them Bombs!, Yellow Dot – $9.99
    You, your friends and a ticking bomb. Work together and see how many people you can save! A text message leads you to a ticking bomb. Tic-toc! Tic-toc! Every second counts. Which wire to cut – the blue or the red one? How to set the control knobs? Tic-toc! Tic-toc! Only two minutes left… Your flashlight battery runs out. The adrenaline kicks in. Will you keep a cool head and defuse the bomb?
  • Trax: Build it Race it, Sabec – $14.99
    Build fast, fun and challenging tracks with the track builder. Mix it up with your own track designs. Choose pieces of track and assemble new and exciting circuits or pick one from the twelve included pre-built World race tracks. Play against your friends or play against the smart artificial intelligence (AI) player, either way, winning won’t come easy.
  • West of Loathing, Asymmetric – $11
    West of Loathing is a single-player slapstick comedy adventure role-playing game set in the Wild West of the Kingdom of Loathing universe. Traverse snake-infested gulches, punch skeletons wearing cowboy hats, grapple with demon cows and investigate a wide variety of disgusting spittoons. Explore a vast open world and encounter a colorful cast of characters, some of whom are good, many of whom are bad, and a few of whom are ugly.
  • World Soccer Pinball, EnjoyUp Games – $TBC
    Enjoy World Soccer Pinball, a perfect reproduction of a real pinball machine, with all the graphic details and sounds. Discover all the secrets, complete all the missions and become number one in the world or the best among your Friends, posting your high score on the online leaderboard.
  • Yesterday Origins, Microids – $29.99
    It’s 1481. Young John is publically humiliated and dragged through the street. Under suspicion of witchcraft, he is imprisoned by the Spanish Inquisition to be tortured. Later, he undergoes an alchemical transformation making him immortal. But not everything goes to plan. As a result, after each resurrection, John completely forgets who he is. 500 years later, in the present day, John and Pauline are searching for an artefact that is needed to reproduce the ritual. During their investigation, they will have to face dangerous new protagonists who want to steal their secrets…

Wii U Games

  • Masked Forces, R.G.B. – $2.99
    Masked Forces is an action-packed game where your main purpose is to eliminate your enemies by any means necessary. With Masked Forces you get to test your shooting skills and enjoy a unique, fun experience. In the game you can find an armour/weapon shop as well as plenty of upgrades that you can check out right away.

3DS Demos

  • Kid Tripp, Four Horses – Free
    Kid Tripp has crashed on a mysterious island and now the local wildlife is out to ruin his day. Run and jump your way through 20 levels of intense platforming madness in this tough-as-nails platformer! Have you got what it takes to help Kid Tripp escape?

3DS Games

  • Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon, Inti Creates – $9.99
    Battle with swords and whips in this retro-style action game brought to you by game creator Koji Igarashi and Inti Creates. Play as Zangetsu, a demon slayer bearing a deep grudge, who must travel through perilous lands to defeat a powerful demon lurking in a dark castle. Zangetsu will meet fellow travelers along the way, who can join your journey as playable characters.
  • Dragon Lapis, KEMCO – $9.99
    A thousand years ago, a great battle ensued between two dragons, one gold and the other silver, where they were sealed away. Many centuries later, the Silver Dragon reawakens, and launches an assault on a frontier village. Lucas, a royal knight serving as a guard, little does he know he is, in fact, a descendant of the hero who once sealed the Gold and Silver Dragons in human form. Nonetheless, when the tragedy strikes, he soon sets out on an adventure to save the world.
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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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