Nintendo eShop Releases This Week: 9th April 2020 (North America)

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

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Nintendo Switch Games

12 Labours of Hercules II: The Cretan Bull, JetDogs
Don’t wake the sleeping dragon… or rather don’t try to mess with Hera! The Greek Goddess is upset with Hercules, and in the fit of anger decides to turn the famed Cretan Bull into a wild beast! The bull is destroying everything in his path: roads, buildings and the entire villages are in huge danger! Only one hero can stop the mayhem and tame the bull – it’s Hercules.

Arcade Archives MX5000, Hamster Corporation
MX5000 is a shooting game released by Konami in 1987. The goal for the player is to fly in the latest fighter aircraft of the Roufanis territory and fight with the Desalis empire which is trying to dominate the world. It is a title highly regarded by a selected few containing an interesting content including features such as a military-style worldview, simple controls and exciting BGM.

Battle Princess Madelyn Royal Edition, Causal Bit Games
Join Battle Princess Madelyn and her ghostly canine companion, Fritzy, as they set out on a quest to save her family and rid the land of an evil wizard–in this retro arcade action-packed epic!

Black Rainbow, Ocean Media
For adventurer Helen Stone, the biggest adventure is yet to follow! Help Helen escape the burning village and guide her through the dark and dangerous forests and help the people of Amazonia. The evil behind the curtain is far bigger and dangerous than anyone could have ever imagined. It’s up to Helen to restore the balance in this hidden and unexplored world. Will you survive the impossible!?

Boot Hill Bounties, Experimental Gamer Studios (available Tuesday 14th April)
Boot Hill Bounties is the second game in a series that sees Kid and his companions journey deeper into the darkest corners of the Wild West and come face to face with the evil Creed Little, Stampede Sally, Tuco Delgado, Scorpion Saint and Burning Crow. An epic Wild West adventure packed with excitement, intrigue, terror and the occasional dose of humor.

Bridge! 3, Aerosoft
Let your creativity run as a bridge builder and take the challenge to prove yourself as a true master of bridge building! As a structural engineer and designer, you have the responsibility for a perfect static load capacity of the bridge. In Bridge! 3 you have the opportunity to build your bridges and their carrying capacity to the utmost!

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Doubles Hard, Ultimate Games (available Wednesday 15th April)
Doubles Hard is a unique puzzle game taking place in a three-dimensional arena. The player’s task is to collect diamonds while avoiding boulders falling from above and other elements. You also need to run from opponents, which makes difficult for the player to pass through the game stages. There are several different types of blocks in the game that make up the board.

Fight of Animals, Digital Crafter
The most adorable Fighting Game EVER! Meme Animals such as Power Hook Dog, Mighty Fox, Magic Squirrel, and more have now become Fighters!

Gunbrick: Reloaded, Nitrome
In a future where cars are obsolete, the Gunbrick has become a worldwide sensation! Encounter wasteland mutants, crazed nerds, law enforcement and all manner of cube based adversaries in this action packed puzzle platformer.

Monster Viator, KEMCO
Unable to remember who he is, Culter is mysteriously able to communicate with monsters. He soon comes across Aira, a shepherd who controls monsters with a harp and sets out together on a journey to uncover his memories. A fairy-tale like adventure with a legendary Hero with a thousand monsters, a Fountain of Truth and a witch unfolds!

Null Drifter, eastasiasoft
Blast into a 1-bit lo-fi simulation that will gradually train your skills up to become the ultimate space-fighter pilot! Secretly part of the Project Starship world, this twin-stick shooter is designed to prepare pilots for their mission against the awakened forces of the void. By slowly introducing new challenges and more frenetic battles, the Null Drifter simulation will push the limits of any pilot to the next level!

Path of Giants, Journey Bound Games (available Tuesday 14th April)
Path of Giants is a serene adventure puzzle game. Put on your thinking cap, sit back and relax! Guide three explorers; Bern, Matchi and Totch on their quest for a lost treasure through icy caverns and snow covered cliffs. Swap between the explorers as you use their teamwork to help solve the puzzles.

Push the Box, eSolutions Nordic
Push the Box is a classic puzzle game invented in Japan. The objective of the game is to push boxes into their correct position. The simplicity and elegance of the rules have made the game one of the most popular logic games. The rules are simple. The boxes can only be pushed, never pulled, and only one box can be pushed at a time, never two or more.

RMX Real Motocross, Ultimate Games (available Friday 10th April)
Take part in exciting motocross racing – race on different tracks. Upgrade your bike to score higher place. After each race remember to Fix broken parts and upgrade your motorcycle to win! Learn tricks, earn money, and win every championship.

Rocket Rabbit: Coin Race (available Friday 10th April)

Rush Rover, Ratalaika Games (available Friday 10th April)
Rush Rover is a 2D top-down shooter game with game play mechanics similar to traditional shmups. It includes random map generation, unique weapons, lots of different enemies, exciting boss battles and a dynamic chip tune soundtrack.

Solitaire Deluxe Bundle: 3 in 1, Baltoro Games (available Friday 10th April)
All the classic game modes you know and love! Challenge yourself and enjoy countless hours of fun with the most popular solitaire games: Klondike, Freecell and Spider!

Tharsis, QubicGames (available Saturday 11th April)
A mysterious signal coming from the Tharsis region of Mars sets your crew of astronauts off on a risky mission. Who sent it? And why? Impossible questions, but your fate is sealed on finding out. Now, millions of miles away from home, a micrometeoroid storm damaged your spaceship and killed two vital members of your crew. The mission is no longer just discovery, but to survive the journey with those still left alive.

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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