Nintendo eShop Releases This Week: 19th December 2019 (North America)

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This week’s Nintendo eShop releases for North America are in, delivering new games, demos, pre-loads, and add-on content for Nintendo Switch and Wii U – 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

AeternoBlade II, Corecell – Free
Harness the AeternoBlade, and defy the abyss in this sequel to the fast-paced action/puzzle platformer. In AeternoBlade II, use the power of time itself to outwit your enemies and explore mysterious new dimensions. Jump between frenetic combat encounters and intriguing puzzle segments that require ingenious use of time.

Nintendo Switch Games

60 Parsecs!, Robot Gentleman – $9.99
Your space station is about to explode and you only have 60 seconds before things get messy. What (or who) will you grab before you make a mad dash for the emergency shuttle and begin your journey into THE GREAT UNKNOWN?

8-Ball Pocket, SuperPowerUpGames – $5.99 (available Wednesday 25th December)
8-Ball Pocket brings you eight-ball pool, also known as American billiards. You can compete with up to 4 friends or against the AI in Versus mode, or challenge the best in the world in Arcade mode, where you can make combo shots and rack up points to become Number 1 in the online ranking. 

Arcade Archives Mat Mania Exciting Hour, Hamster Corporation – $7.99
Mat Mania Exciting Hour is a wrestling game released by Technos Japan in 1985. A fierce 3-minute do-or-die battle! Feel the thrill of pro-wrestling with your own hands! Now, the excitement in the ring is up 120 percent! Players use variety techniques to be the champion. Enjoy the challenge of facing five strong wrestlers!

Barbarous: Tavern of Emyr, QubicGames – $7.99 (available Wednesday 25th December)
In this game, you will be tasked with preparing various treats and delivering them to the customers. Grab items and combine ingredients in compounds. But be warned. Customers have limited patience, and they won’t wait forever for you to respond. Manage your time well, or you’ll lose clients. Each action is rewarded. Get the points for checking out guests, and earn diamonds as a reward.

Bayala: The Game, EuroVideo Medien – $39.99
The game to the movie! When the dragons disappear, the power of magic might vanish, too. Together with Surah, you set off on an adventure-packed journey through forests, into caves and across bayala’s Dragon Mountains. Face off against the evil Shadow Queen Ophira, save bayala from certain doom, and bring back the magic!

Clumsy Rush, RedDeerGames – $4.99 (available Monday 23rd December)
Clumsy Rush is a fun-filled game that will have you and your friends laughing for hours. Move like a duck around, bump each other, steal the crown and have tons of fun together. Because time spent with friends is priceless.

Crazy Zen Mini Golf, Onteca – $4.99 (available Monday 23rd December)
Experience the most mesmerising Mini-Golf game in the world! Explore the magical mini-golf madness as you adventure through our zany zen garden. Channel your inner zen in serene scenes and putt to perfection to complete all the holes in as few strokes as possible! 

Demon’s Tilt, Flarb – $19.99 (available Monday 23rd December)
Turbo-Charged Pinball is back! Updated with bigger sprites, more baddies, more secrets and of course MORE BULLETS!

Down To Hell, Ultimate Games – $9.99 (available Monday 23rd December)
Down To hell is a dynamic slasher in which lone swordsman must face the hordes of hellish demons. The player takes on the role of a knight filled with hatred and struggle. During the game the protagonist will have to fight with various demons in order to save the mysterious girl that previously saved him. 

Drawngeon: Dungeons of Ink and Paper, Drageus Games – $4.99 (available Tuesday 24th December)
Drawngeon is a RPG adventure that can also be played in short gameplay sessions, thanks to the procedural generation of dungeons, caves, forests and items you will find as you progress and develop your character. 

DreamBall, JanduSoft – $4.99 (available Monday 23rd December)
Welcome to DreamBall, the first sports video game with ragdoll physics, set in dreams with which you will enjoy of the craziest matches ever. Play up in the space, under de sea, in a pirate island… Let your imagination fly or let be carried by ours.

Dual Brain Vol. 1: Calculation, D-O – $14.99
A new brain training game has been released! Make full use of “DUAL TASK” to compete with players around the world for scores!

Farabel, Frogames – $9.99
In this turn-based strategy game, you begin at the end of the story and have to go back in time to prevent war. And obviously, the whole gaming experience is turned upside down!

Funny Bunny Adventures, Drageus Games – $4.99 (available Tuesday 24th December)
Jump around, plant carrots, and be on time for harvest, while traveling in vibrant and colorful worlds. Various characters will be there to either help or interfere with your quest.

JDM Racing, Starkom – $4.99
Drive legendary Japanese cars on various tracks. Beat records, take part in different racing events, rise from Beginner to Pro League driver. Collect, win, tune up, and upgrade your dream cars. 

KUUKIYOMI: Consider It!, G-MODE – $4.99
See how considerate you can be, without worrying about what others think. The smash-hit game “Consider It” is coming to Nintendo Switch with some new problems to consider and a two-player mode. Take it with you wherever you go.

Melbits World, Plug In Digital – $9.99
The cooperative puzzle-platformer game that will equally charm and challenge your friends and family. Communication and coordination are the key to success in the Melbits mission!

Mirror, Sakura Game – $9.99
This is a game that combines match-3, GALGAME elements and beauties. If you want to learn more about those beauties, you need to best them first. How the story goes is choice-based so your choices will ultimately decide their fate.

Mushroom Quest, Drageus Games – $2.99 (available Monday 23rd December)
Mushroom Quest is based on the addictive and brain-busting principles of the “blocks-moving” puzzle games but add some innovative gameplay elements. Take your time to solve the riddles and pass each level…if you can. Seven out of ten testers could not play further than the 15th level. Will you be creative enough to find your way out of the 30 mazes?

Oniken: Unstoppable Edition & Odallus: The Dark Call Bundle, Digerati – $19.99 (available Wednesday 25th December)
This bundle contains two 8-bit inspired action games from developer JoyMasher – Odallus: The Dark Call and Oniken: Unstoppable Edition.

Phar Lap: Horse Racing Challenge, Home Entertainment Suppliers – $TBC

Princess Maker: Faery Tales Come True, CFK – $29.99 (available Monday 23rd December)
An upgraded version of the classic simulation game has come back on the Nintendo Switch with many updates! Princess Maker: Faery Tales Come True has come back with newly revamped HD graphics, a new interface, new music tracks, and much more.

Princess Maker Go!Go! Princess, CFK – $14.99 (available Monday 23rd December)
The elements of the Princess Maker series remain intact! The ability status is up through various events, training, and part-time jobs in the field! Rival, study, part-time job and love…. The tumultuous eight years will begin on the board!

Regions of Ruin, JanduSoft – $9.99 (available Monday 23rd December)
Regions of Ruin is a 2D side-scrolling RPG with town-building where you are introduced to an open world that progressively challenges your hero and settlement the further you delve into the vast continent.

Rush Rally 3, Brownmonster – $14.99 (available Monday 23rd December)
60 FPS racing at night or day in the rain or snow! Over 72 new and unique stages each with different surface types including snow, gravel, tarmac and dirt! Race with one of the best car dynamics models to date, including real time vehicle deformation and damage, built from over 15 years of experience.

Sacred Stones, CFK – $14.99 (available Monday 23rd December)
One day, the sky island begins to fall. The sacred stones that keep the heavens floating are scattered for unknown reasons. To prevent falling the sky island, the main character goes out looking for the whereabouts of the sacred stone. Giant animal and unknown creatures start to show up unexpectedly on the island. Indeed, is it possible to protect the falling sky island during facing the giant monster?

Straimium Immortaly, Digerati – $11.99 (available Wednesday 25th December)
Bosses and beasties abound in this bizarre and vibrant rogue-lite/ shump/ dungeon crawler hybrid. Armed with a jetpack and a smorgasbord of weapons and power-ups, Straimium Immortaly pits your lone warrior against the forces of the Queeni Emperess. Agility, precision, and loads of loot are your only means of surviving the Cubicus.

Super Trench Attack, Storybird – $8
Super Trench Attack is a goofball comedy shooter based in a World War setting. Engage in a fearless fight against Black Army’s oppression and help end the World War. 

Tamashii, Digerati – $11.99 (available Wednesday 25th December)
Enter the twisted temple… Inspired by obscure Japanese games from the 90s and late 80s, Tamashii is a unique puzzle-platformer set in a distorted world of striking horror and unsettling imagery. 

The Adventures of Elena Temple: Definitive Edition, GrimTalin – $4.99 (available Tuesday 24th December)
Experience The Adventures of Elena Temple in a Definitive Edition, including more content, more features, more fun and more… black and white pixel art!

Warhammer Quest 2: The End Times, Chilled Mouse – $29.99 (available Monday 23rd December)
Lead your group of brave warriors across the dungeons of the Warhammer world! Swing swords, fire arrows and cast spells as you fight the denizens of Chaos.

XenoRaptor, Digerati – $14.99 (available Wednesday 25th December)
XenoRaptor is a frantic and frenzied twin-stick shooter, pitting ridiculously armed space dragons against an interstellar armada. Strip your defeated foes of their parts to assemble the ultimate weapon. From evasive teleporting and defensive mines, to railguns, tractor beams, and mind control, XenoRaptor is bullet-hell action with countless tactical possibilities. 

Wii U Games

Drop It: Block Paradise, ZeNfA Productions – $TBC (available Wednesday 25th December)
Get ready for Drop It: Block Paradise, a physics-puzzle game where your goal is to guide stars from their lofty heights to safe ground by touching the colorful blocks they stand on.

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.