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

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

Nintendo Switch Games

Adventure Pinball Bundle, SuperPowerUpGames – $8.99
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 – $14
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 EXERION, Hamster Corporation – $7.99
EXERION is a shooting game released by JALECO in 1983. Players must grapple with the inertial force of their fighter within a pseudo-3D space all while properly using dual and single beam weapons to destroy incoming enemies.

Caveman Chuck, PrimeBit Games – $4 (available Tuesday 21st January)
Caveman Chuck is a classic 2D platformer where you fight with dinosaurs in stone age. You’re taken back all the way to the Stone Age where you play the role of a crude caveman named Chuck. You’ll quickly realize he shares his cave with his wife, who is heavily invested in the relationship, and as things often have it, she yells at him rather frequently.

Curious Cases, OnSkull Games – $4.99
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 – $8
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 – $14.99
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.

Dungeon Shooting, Starsign – $4.99
Switch through various weapons and take down foes! Thrilling top-down shooting! The player can obtain various weapons inside the dungeon. Use multiple weapons and make your way through to the end of the dungeon!

Ember, N-Fusion – $19.99 (available Tuesday 21st January)
Ember is a homage to classic role-playing games that features a deep branching story, endless exploration across a huge open world, a robust skill system, and an intricate crafting system.

Extreme Trucks Simulator, OviLex Soft – $14.99
Do you like to Do you like heavy trucks? Try the latest simulator where you can feel what’s like to take control of Extreme Vehicles such as Construction Excavators, Dumper Trucks, Bulldozers, Haulers, Cranes, Garbage Trucks and many more!

Jurassic Excite, Big Boys Studio – $5.50
A popular dinosaur for kids appears in the game! Let’s swell with a simple game that can be enjoyed by the family!

Lydia, Nakana.io – $4
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 – $34.99
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.

Planetary Defense Force, Blue Sunset Games – $4.99
Jump into the shoes of an interplanetary defender! Grab weapons, build towers, expand ground economics and protect planets from space invasions.

Psikyo Shooting Stars Alpha, NIS America – $39.99 (available Tuesday 21st January)
STRIKERS 1945, STRIKERS 1945 II, STRIKERS 1945 III, SOL DIVIDE, Dragon Blaze, and ZERO GUNNER 2 combine forces in one arcade collection! Bring the arcade home by blasting through these shooters vertically in the popular ‘TATE’ mode for the ultimate shoot-’em-up experience!

Red Bow, Ratalaika Games – $4.99
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 – $5.99
Shoot the robots using your bow! Solve puzzles, fight with the bosses, use a variety of tools and traps to destroy the robots.

Sea King Hunter, COSEN – $9.99
Sea King Hunter is a fixed-screen marine action shooting game. Players will take on huge sea monsters that are rampant in various places, earn rewards, get special armor with the rewards they have, and take on even stronger UMA. In the two-player cooperative play mode, players will take on UMA for a high score.

Seek Hearts, KEMCO – $14.99
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 – $6.99
SELF is a Kafkaesque suspense text-based adventure game with simulation and puzzle mechanics.

So Many Me: Extended Edition, Starcaster Games – $14.99
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.

Soccer, Tactics & Glory, Toplitz Productions – $39.99 (available Wednesday 22nd January)
Soccer, Tactics & Glory reinvents the basics of the football management genre, making it appealing to everyone, not just the most hardcore football management aficionados. The game skips the boring parts of football management games – all those endless tables, numbers, routine and micromanagement. But it is deep enough to keep players engrossed for hundreds of hours.

Sorry, James, Nestor Yavorskyy – $4.99
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 – $8.99
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!

Super Crush KO, Vertex Pop – $14.99
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.

The Station, The Station – $9.99
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 – $11.99
A story-driven experience about two doctors traversing backward through a dying man’s memories to artificially fulfill his last wish.

Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore, Nintendo – $59.99
The worlds of the Fire Emblem series and ATLUS games have crossed paths again. An interdimensional evil has invaded modern-day Tokyo, resulting in this fantastical barrage of music, style and danger. So, fight back! Battle through dungeons to pump up your strategy and creatively decimate your foes…before all hope fades to black. This updated edition includes paid DLC from the Wii U version of the game, plus new dungeons to explore, a new EX Story and a new music video featuring the song, “She is…”

Witch & Hero 2, Flyhigh Works – $4.99
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.

New Nintendo 3DS Games

Small World Z, In-D Gaming – $5.99
The world is being infested by the undead army of The Underworld. As a survivor you must fend for yourself. Find weapons, steal clothes, make money, and collect other useful survival gear. Recruit other survivors to your party and they will assist you on your journey, or kill others to steal their belongings. You have one chance to defeat the four undead bosses and proceed to the underworld where the fate of the world lies in your hands.

Wii U Games

Regina & Mac, Diplodocus Games – $9.99
Join the macaw Regina and the tyrannosaurus Mac on their adventure as they try to escape a lifeless research lab. The only way out? To find the golden Floppy discs on which the memory of the lab’s computer system U64 is stored so that it can help the duo to find an exit. Regina & Mac is a 3D platformer that stands in the tradition of the classics from the late 90s and offers a fair challenge even for genre aficionados.

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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