Nintendo eShop Releases This Week: 16th January 2020 (Europe)

Atelier Dusk Trilogy Deluxe Pack Screenshot

This week’s Nintendo eShop releases for Europe are in, delivering new games for Nintendo Switch – as well as plenty of discounts across all platforms.

Nintendo Switch Demos

Cat Quest II, PQube
Cat Quest II is a 2D open-world action-RPG set in a fantasy realm of cats and dogs. Under threat from a continuing war between the cats of Felingard and the advancing dogs of the Lupus Empire, Cat Quest II tells the tail of two kings, brought together against their will, on a journey of paw-some discovery to reclaim their thrones. Play as both a cat and dog as you explore their kingdoms solo or with a friend! Quest in a world filled with magic, curious monsters, and go on a catventure like never before!

SpeedRunners, tinyBuild Games
In a city filled with superheroes, getting to crimes becomes a competition on its own. Fortunately, there are enough rockets, bombs, grappling hooks, spikes, and other goodies lying around — to make the competition fun and fast. Welcome to SpeedRunners. SpeedRunners is a 4 player competitive platformer with grappling hooks, power-ups, and interactive environments. Run, jump, swing around, fire rockets, grapple onto people to knock them off-screen.

Nintendo Switch Games

Adventure Pinball Bundle, SuperPowerUpGames
Enjoy 3 games in one with the perfect reproduction of real pinball machines, with all kinds of graphic details and sounds. Discover all the secrets, in these thrilling games, dragons, pirates and mythologic creatures are waiting for you. 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.

Anime Studio Story, Kairosoft
Produce your own hit anime starring a character of your making! Select a face, body, and presto! Your completed hero can then explode onto the scene of your show, wowing watchers to rule the rankings! Categories include “Dateability,” “Popular with Kids,” and more! As the animaestro, only you can bring status to your studio!

Arcade Archives Bells & Whistles, Hamster Corporation
Bells & Whistles is a shooting game released by Konami in 1991. Collect bells to receive all sorts of power-ups or powerful Charged Shots and use them to save Planet Mel from being invaded by the alien Iva. During co-op play, Twinbee and Winbee can work together to use Special Power-Up attacks.

Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk DX, Koei Tecmo
The promise begins. The Dusk series, a trilogy of RPG titles from Gust’s popular Atelier series, tells the story of a world on the verge ruin, told from the perspective of its unique characters. The first title in the series Atelier Ayesha is now available as a deluxe version.

Atelier Dusk Trilogy Deluxe Pack, Koei Tecmo
A trilogy of alchemy themed titles from the Atelier series, characteristic for its gradually dilapidating Dusk world and the fascinating characters that inhabit it. With character designs by Hidari, the Dusk world is richly depicted.

Atelier Escha & Logy: Alchemists of the Dusk Sky DX, Koei Tecmo
The promise is entrusted to two alchemists. The Dusk series, a trilogy of RPG titles from Gust’s popular Atelier series, tells the story of a world on the verge ruin, told from the perspective of its unique characters. The second title in the series Atelier Escha & Logy is now available as a deluxe version.

Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea DX, Koei Tecmo
A story of two girls fulfilling their wishes. The Dusk series, a trilogy of RPG titles from Gust’s popular Atelier series, tells the story of a world on the verge ruin, told from the perspective of its unique characters. The third title in the series Atelier Shallie is now available as a deluxe version.

Curious Cases, OnSkull Games
In this 3 chapter story, you play as a modern-day legend, Detective Thomas Moore. He has solved more cases than one can count, where others hit dead-ends, he gets to work.

Doggie Ninja: The Burning Strikers, Toydea
Doggie Ninja: The Burning Strikers is a soccer game that can be played by a maximum of four players. No matter where, when and whom you are with, you can enjoy this party game. Let’s enjoy this battle!

Dreamwalker: Never Fall Asleep, Artifex Mundi
In a small tourist town a young girl, the daughter of the town’s mayor, falls in coma due to an accident. The impotence of the local physicians forces Mrs. Mayor to seek the aid of a psychiatrist, who is rumoured to possess a unique ability to traverse people’s dreams – a Dreamwalker.

Graveyard Keeper Collector’s Edition, tinyBuild Games
Graveyard Keeper is the most inaccurate medieval cemetery management sim of the year. Build & manage your own graveyard while finding shortcuts to cut costs, expand into entertainment with witch-burning festivals, and scare nearby villagers into attending church. This is a game of capitalism and doing whatever it takes to build a thriving business.

Jump Gunners, BoomBox
Who knew jumping with guns would be this much fun! Both Single and Multiplayer support (couch play) Includes 80+ levels of insane action with multiple themes, fully destructible terrain and procedural level content.

Lydia, Nakana.io
Explore the thought-provoking memories of a child with drunk and broken parents. Based on real experience, this award-winning story makes no compromise.

Maitetsu: Pure Station, CIRCLE Entertainment
Sotetsu had lost his entire family in a rail accident and was adopted into the Migita household, which runs a shochu brewery in the city of Ohitoyo. He returned to his hometown to save it from the potential water pollution that would occur if they accepted the proposal to build an aerocraft factory nearby.

Red Bow, Ratalaika Games
Red Bow is a top-down, creepy adventure game that sets players in the role of Roh, a young girl who gets trapped in a bizarre nightmare filled with creepy monsters!

Robots Under Attack!, Dmytro Derybas
Shoot the robots using your bow! Solve puzzles, fight with the bosses, use a variety of tools and traps to destroy the robots.

Seek Hearts, KEMCO
With questions swirling in his mind about why he was created and by who, Izen sets out on a journey to discover his origins. However, as he and those with him pursue answers to this mystery, they fail to notice a shadow creeping up upon them with the intent to stop them in their tracks…

SELF, indienova
SELF is a Kafkaesque suspense text-based adventure game with simulation and puzzle mechanics.

So Many Me: Extended Edition, Starcaster Games
A charming puzzle platformer starring Filo and his band of misfit clones as they attempt to save a world threatened by an ancient, malevolent evil.

Sorry, James, Nestor Yavorskyy
Sorry, James is non-linear story-driven puzzle game which takes unusual step on storytelling. You will discover plot through dialogues of two strangers and learn a tale about James, whose role is to decrypt files containing that chat. Along with creepy thriller and conspiracy atmosphere, there is the unique game mechanic that reminds mix of Sudoku and Minesweeper-like gameplay.

Spider Solitaire, Baltoro Games
Spider Solitaire is one of the most popular solitaire games in the world! If you are a big fan of Spider Solitaire, Klondike solitaire, FreeCell Solitaire or other card games, you will love this spectacular and highly polished game!

SpeedRunners, tinyBuild Games (available 23rd January 2020)
In a city filled with superheroes, getting to crimes becomes a competition on its own. Fortunately, there are enough rockets, bombs, grappling hooks, spikes, and other goodies lying around — to make the competition fun and fast. Welcome to SpeedRunners. SpeedRunners is a 4 player competitive platformer with grappling hooks, power-ups, and interactive environments. Run, jump, swing around, fire rockets, grapple onto people to knock them off-screen.

Squidlit, Squidlit Ink
Every day is a wonderful day for invertebrates! Squidlit is a little platformer that strives to be an exact recreation of the favorite handheld of the early 90’s.

Stories Untold, Devolver Digital
Stories Untold is a narrative-driven experimental adventure game, that bends the genre into something completely unique. Combining a mix of classic text-adventure, point-and-click and more, four short stories are packaged together into a single mysterious anthology.

Super Crush KO, Vertex Pop Inc.
Super Crush KO is a fast-paced brawler set in a vibrant, near-future city. Zip up your favorite neon jacket and combo your way through swarms of deadly robots to save your kidnapped kitten and, while you’re at it, save humanity from an AI apocalypse.

Super Mega Space Blaster Special Turbo, Bare Knuckle Development
A modern take on the retro arcade shoot ’em up. Super Mega Space Blaster Special Turbo is an addictive, fast-paced space shooter with bullet hell elements, loads of unlockables, and leaderboards to climb.

The Station, The Station
The Station is a first-person sci-fi mystery set on a space station sent to study a sentient alien civilization. Assuming the role of a recon specialist, players must unravel a mystery which will decide the fate of two civilizations.

To The Moon, X.D. Network
Dr Rosalene and Dr Watts have peculiar jobs: They give people another chance to live, all the way from the very beginning… but only in their patients’ heads. Due to the severity of the operation, the new life becomes the last thing the patients remember before drawing their last breath. Thus, the operation is only done to people on their deathbeds, to fulfill what they wish they had done with their lives, but didn’t. This particular story follows their attempt to fulfill the dream of an elderly man, Johnny.

Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore, Nintendo
Once there was a group of young people who had no idea of the awesome powers they possessed. Meanwhile, in another dimension, a collection of heroes had lost all purpose and sense of themselves. Now, that’s all about to change… In Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore, budding stars of the stage and screen from Tokyo team up with legendary warriors from the world of Fire Emblem against the forces of darkness.

Where Angels Cry: Tears of the Fallen Collector’s Edition, Ocean Media
The thrill and mystery is back in Where Angels Cry: Tears of the Fallen, an engaging puzzle-adventure game! Rumours have it that inquisitor Augustine went out of his mind. He became obsessed by witch-hunting. People are in terror. Travel to Spain, to an isolated village of Portonero and bring an end to this witch-hunting madness! No one is safe; no one is spared from inquisitor’s blood-stained hands. Can you be the one that will bring peace and justice back to Portonero and his people?

Witch & Hero 2, Flyhigh Works
Witch & Hero 2 is as stylish ‘8-bit’ action game in which you control both characters at the same time! In each stage, your goal is simple – clear the enemies. You can carry the fight with the Hero and act as a shield, while the Witch is physically weak but capable of using powerful magic. Only by combining the abilities of both characters will you succeed.

Without Escape, eastasiasoft
Without Escape is a tribute to first-person graphic adventures of the early ’90s with an interactive story told through pre-rendered background and full-motion video. Explore the confines of your own home as you flip between a mundane existence and a terrifying otherworld. Are you prepared to endure the horrors that await you?

Nintendo Switch Pre-Loads

Devil May Cry 3 Special Edition, Capcom (available 20th February 2020)
Set before the events of the original Devil May Cry, this action classic sees Dante facing off against his twin brother, Vergil, who has designs on unlocking a gate to the demonic realm, to which Dante himself holds the key… Featuring selectable combat styles such as Swordmaster and Gunslinger, Devil May Cry 3 brings an extra level of strategy to the series’ renowned stylish gameplay. This edition includes all of the Special Edition content, including the ability to play as Vergil, and even includes extra bonus features exclusive to the Nintendo Switch.

Metro 2033 Redux, Koch Media (available 28th February 2020)
Metro 2033 Redux is the definitive version of the cult classic ‘Metro 2033’, available on Nintendo Switch for the first time. Fans of the original game will find the unique world of Metro transformed with incredible lighting, physics and dynamic weather effects. Newcomers will get the chance to experience one of the finest story-driven shooters of all time; an epic adventure combining gripping survival horror, exploration and tactical combat and stealth.

Metro: Last Light Redux, Koch Media (available 28th February 2020)
Metro: Last Light Redux is the definitive version of the critically acclaimed ‘Metro: Last Light’, available on Nintendo Switch for the first time. Newcomers will get the chance to experience one of the finest story-driven shooters of all time; an epic adventure combining gripping survival horror, exploration and tactical combat and stealth.

Alex Seedhouse
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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