Nintendo eShop Releases: 5th December 2019 (North America)

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This week’s Nintendo eShop releases for North America are in, delivering new games, demos, and add-on content for Nintendo Switch – as well as plenty of discounts across all platforms.

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Great deals this week! Check out the full list of deals available this week on Nintendo of America’s website.

Nintendo Switch Demos

Happy Animals Bowling, Room710Games – Free
When nobody’s looking, animals love to come together and organize bowling tournaments. Yep, they just love bowling! This time, the turnout was amazing. The little lamb is here, the crocodile is here, and even the champion Piglet Joffrey is here. Come on, it will be fun!

Nintendo Switch Games

Alien: Isolation, SEGA – $34.99
Survive heart-pounding horror as you’re relentlessly hunted through a desolate space station, in the immersive game rooted in Ridley Scott’s masterpiece.

Arcade Archives Hyper Sports, Hamster Corporation – $7.99
Hyper Sports is a sports game released by Konami in 1984. Compete for top place in a total of 7 events: swimming, clay shooting, vaulting horse, archery, triple jump, weight lifting, and pole vault. Up to four players can play at once, in what is sure to be a great time!

Arcade Archives TwinBee, Hamster Corporation – $7.99
TwinBee is a shooting game released by Konami in 1985. Players will control fighters which are called TwinBee and WinBee, that Dr. Cinnamon developed, and challenge the fight to the army. There are two versions, Bubble system and ROM, in this work. Please enjoy differences of each boards.

Assassin’s Creed: The Rebel Collection, Ubisoft – $39.99
Get two action-packed games with Assassin’s Creed: The Rebel Collection. Become the most feared pirate in the Caribbean in Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag, and transform into the ultimate assassin hunter in Assassin’s Creed Rogue. Includes both Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag and Assassin’s Creed Rogue.

Big Pharma, Klabater – $29.99
What if you had it in your power to rid the world of disease, to improve the lives of millions, to ease suffering and cure the sick and earn a tidy profit? As the head of your own Pharmaceutical Conglomerate you have this power resting in your hands. Will you use it for good? Being totally altruistic may not be the best business plan. 

Blacksad: Under the Skin, Microids – $39.99 (available Tuesday 10th December)
With its anthropomorphic characters and its incredible 1950s feel, Blacksad: Under the Skin promises all the eerily dark adventure of a detective novel, just like the eponymous comic book series. Conduct the investigation in your own way. Make use of your feline senses as you hunt for new clues. Make decisions on behalf of Blacksad and influence the outcome of the case.

Breathing Fear, Drageus Games – $4.99
Embark on a nonlinear and scary survival-adventure game. Why are you in this abandoned house in the woods? Is it fate? The only thing you know for sure is that strange things need to be solved – disturbing letters, objects, recordings, paranormal events. They drive you crazy but you need to keep a clear mind and shed some light on those mysteries.

Call of Juarez: Gunslinger, Techland – $19.99 (available Tuesday 10th December)
From gold mines to saloons, Call of Juarez: Gunslinger is a real homage to the Wild West tales. Live the epic and violent journey of a ruthless bounty hunter on the trail of the West’s most notorious outlaws. Blurring the lines between man and myth, this adventure made of memorable encounters unveils the untold truth behind some of the greatest legends of the Old West.

Defenders of Ekron: Definitive Edition, Chorus Worldwide Games – $13.99
Defenders of Ekron features fast-paced 360-degree shooting and dungeon-crawling style adventuring. Upgrade and customize your Akim to suit your playstyle and face ever more challenging enemies and bosses. How far will you be able to progress and uncover the dark secrets within?

Get Me Outta Here, QubicGames – $2.99
Get ready intensive action-packed retro gameplay! You play as a middle-aged farmer who wakes up to find that you have been abducted by aliens. Wearing only a hospital gown and a pair of boxers you manage to get a hold of one of the alien weapons. Can you last long enough for rescue to arrive while taking out as many enemies as you can build combos for an insanely high score?

Happy Animals Bowling, Room710Games – $4.99
When nobody’s looking, animals love to come together and organize bowling tournaments. Yep, they just love bowling! This time, the turnout was amazing. The little lamb is here, the crocodile is here, and even the champion Piglet Joffrey is here. Come on, it will be fun!

Immortal Planet, Monster Couch – $14.99
Explore the crumbling remains of a society of immortals trapped in endless cycles of rebirth. Fight your way to discover the planet’s mystery and escape its curse.

March to a Million, Kairosoft – $14
Become the boss of a talent agency in this management simulation game. Hire up-and-coming unique talent by advertising and scouting. Start by deciding on a record company. Give your new artists lessons and steady training, and if they can dazzle the judges in the auditions, they’ll get the chance to debut as a professional singer!

Must Dash Amigos, Minibeast – $17.99
Experience a Loco top-down Battle Racer filled with Piñata Stampedes, Avocados and mayhem for up to four players. Must Dash Amigos is a humorous, family-friendly fun-fest with controls so simple that anyone can play!

NekoMiko, qureate – $9.99
The main character is an unfortunate man who can’t do anything well. One fateful day, he meets 2 cat-eared shrine maidens by the name of Ayame and Kaede at an old shrine, and ends up living with them! Set in Akihabara, enjoy this adventure game of the slightly dirty-minded and eventful cohabitation life with 2 cat-eared shrine maidens.

Neverwinter Nights: Enhanced Edition, Beamdog – $49.99
Return to the Forgotten Realms in this bestselling Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game. Combines all the content of Neverwinter Nights Diamond Edition with all-new enhanced features. Includes 100+ hours of award-winning adventures!

Riverbond, Cococucumber – $24.99 (available Tuesday 10th December)
Riverbond is a fun and frantic couch co-op adventure game for 1 to 4 players set in a stunning voxel world. Embark on a heroic journey to complete missions, battle adorable enemies, and smash everything into tiny cubes! Will you and your friends be the legendary heroes of Riverbond?

Shovel Knight: King of Cards, Yacht Club Games – $9.99 (available Tuesday 10th December)
Step into the gilded boots of King Knight as you leap, Shoulder Bash and twirl your way to a kingdom of your own in this regal prequel to Shovel Knight. Gather cards, take on challengers and build a deck in the new card game Joustus! Travel through strange worlds, gather new subjects, best the Joustus Judges and become King of Cards. World-class platforming, exquisite visuals, a story with heart, action-packed stages, masterful music, glorious new bosses and more await you in Shovel Knight: King of Cards.

Smash Rush, isTom Games – $9.99
Rush, hit and smash your way through futuristic alien crystal glass tunnels, avoiding laser beams, traps and other alien obstacles. Explore colourful dimensions in a galaxy far away. Your task is to navigate monumental alien structures, smashing all crystal panels and score bubbles while avoiding deadly obstacles, and laser beams. The procedurally generated levels ensure every run is different!

Space Blaze, United Independent Entertainment – $29.99
Space Blaze taps into that old-school sideways scrolling shoot’em up, by leading you through seven challenging levels filled with action. There are three different weapon systems with a single mega-weapon for each and don’t forget that classic ’80s games feature – a giant boss to shoot it out with at the end of each level. 

Space Pioneer, QubicGames – $9.99
The universe is a dangerous place – and you’re on cleaning duty. Explore the galaxy as an intergalactic bounty hunter. Lock and load! Discover new planets, chart incredible worlds and reveal ancient secrets. Explore strange new worlds with your trusty robot sidekick. Make your way across fantastical planets from the icy tundra to the lush jungles brimming with flora and fauna.

Star Ocean: First Departure R, Square Enix – $20.99
Space Date: 346. From a power yet undiscovered, a new generation will be born. As a member of the village’s local “Defence Force” tasked with the protection of Kratus, Roddick learns of a mysterious disease that has broken out in the neighbouring town. Those infected turn to stone, but continue to live on in a petrified state. Roddick, along with his two friends Millie and Dorne, make their way to the neighbouring town. Informed of a cure for the sickness, they head to Mt. Metorx, where a healing herb is rumoured to grow…

Tick Tock: A Tale for Two, Other Tales Interactive – $5.99
In Tick Tock: A Tale for Two you and your friend find yourself trapped in an eerie world created by the skilful clockmaker Amalie Ravn. Your mission is to escape! But to do so you need to navigate a mysterious, sinister clockwork world filled with secrets and cryptic puzzles. To find the truth and ultimately escape this place, you must combine the information on both players’ screens. 

Voxel Galaxy, SAT-BOX – $7.43
Voxel, year 20XX. On the planet Voxel that resides in the far reaches of space, a rebel army struggles in their battle with the Voxel Empire who are plotting to rule the Milky Way itself. The fighting grows more intense by the day…

Wizards of Brandel, KEMCO – $12.99
The young wizard Darius loses his house after he fails to make a loan repayment, and ends up living for free in the house of a wanted sorcerer! As he meets a female swordsman who has absolutely no sense of direction, and a plant girl who shrivels up immediately if she doesn’t drink enough water, fate decrees to end up travelling together. Where will the quarrels over differing principles lead to?

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