This week’s Nintendo eShop releases for Europe are in, delivering new content on Nintendo Switch, Wii U, New Nintendo 3DS, and Nintendo 3DS – as well as plentiful discounts.
Permanent Price Drop – Nintendo 3DS
- Nintendo Selects: Luigi’s Mansion 2, Nintendo – £15.99 (€19.99), previously £39.99 (€44.99)
- Nintendo Selects: Kirby: Triple Deluxe, Nintendo – £15.99 (€19.99), previously £34.99 (€39.99)
- Nintendo Selects: Super Mario 3D Land, Nintendo – £15.99 (€19.99), previously £39.99 (€44.99)
Special Offers – Nintendo Switch
- Infinite Minigolf, Zen Studios – £9.44 (€10.49) until 17th October 2017, normally £13.49 (€14.99)
- The Bridge, The Quantum Astrophysicists Guild – £6.74 (€7.49) until 2nd November 2017, normally £8.99 (€9.99)
Special Offers – Wii U
- 360 Breakout, nuGAME – £4.20 (€4.90) until 9th November 2017, normally £6 (€7)
- Dragon Skills, Joindots – £3.39 (€3.99) until 26th October 2017, normally £6.79 (€7.99)
- Jones on Fire, Joindots – £2.29 (€2.99) until 26th October 2017, normally £4.59 (€5.99)
- Laser Blaster, Petite Games – £1.43 (€1.59) until 26th October 2017, normally £1.79 (€1.99)
- Queen’s Garden, Joindots – £2.74 (€3.49) until 26th October 2017, normally £5.49 (€6.99)
- Sweetest Thing, Joindots – £2.74 (€3.49) until 26th October 2017, normally £5.49 (€6.99)
Special Offers – New Nintendo 3DS
- Hit Ninja, Petite Games – £1.43 (€1.59) until 26th October 2017, normally £1.79 (€1.99)
- Pinball Breakout, nuGAME – £4.20 (€4.90) until 9th November 2017, normally £6 (€7)
Special Offers – Nintendo 3DS
- Carps & Dragons, Abylight – £1.79 (€1.99) until 19th October 2017, normally £4.49 (€4.99)
- Darts Up 3D, EnjoyUp Games – £0.88 (€0.98) until 9th November 2017, normally £2.69 (€2.99)
- Fairune 2, CIRCLE Entertainment – £5.51 (€5.59) until 26th October 2017, normally £6.89 (€6.99)
- Farming Simulator 18, Focus Home Interactive – £22.49 (€26.99) until 19th October 2017, normally £24.99 (€29.99)
- Football Up 3D, EnjoyUp Games – £1.55 (€1.97) until 9th November 2017, normally £2.36 (€2.99)
- Gourmet Dream, CIRCLE Entertainment – £3.83 (€4) until 26th October 2017, normally £4.79 (€5)
- Gunslugs, Engine Software – £0.80 (€1) until 19th October 2017, normally £1.79 (€1.99)
- Gunslugs 2, Engine Software – £0.80 (€1) until 19th October 2017, normally £4.49 (€4.99)
- Jett Rocket II: The Wrath of Taikai, Shin’en Multimedia – £5.70 (€6.70) until 2nd November 2017, normally £7.66 (€8.99)
- Mercenaries Saga 3, CIRCLE Entertainment – £4.71 (€4.79) until 26th October 2017, normally £5.89 (€5.99)
- Mindfeud, Engine Software – £0.90 (€1) until 19th October 2017, normally £1.79 (€1.99)
- Murder on the Titanic, Joindots – £2.99 (€3.99) until 26th October 2017, normally £5.99 (€7.99)
- Noah’s Cradle, CIRCLE Entertainment – £2.79 (€3.49) until 26th October 2017, normally £3.99 (€4.99)
- Of Mice And Sand, CIRCLE Entertainment – £6.31 (€6.39) until 26th October 2017, normally £7.89 (€7.99)
- Parascientific Escape – Gear Detective, CIRCLE Entertainment – £3.83 (€4) until 26th October 2017, normally £4.79 (€5)
- Pazuru, Joindots – £1.99 (€2.99) until 26th October 2017, normally £3.99 (€5.99)
- Polara, CIRCLE Entertainment – £3.49 (€3.50) until 26th October 2017, normally £4.99 (€5)
- Proun+, Engine Software – £0.90 (€1) until 19th October 2017, normally £3.50 (€3.99)
- Safari Quest, Joindots – £2.49 (€3.49) until 26th October 2017, normally £4.99 (€6.99)
- Snow Moto Racing 3D, Zordix AB – £3.59 (€3.99) until 19th October 2017, normally £7.19 (€7.99)
- Sumico, Engine Software – £0.90 (€1) until 19th October 2017, normally £2.69 (€2.99)
- The Legend of Dark Witch 2, CIRCLE Entertainment – £5.51 (€5.59) until 26th October 2017, normally £6.89 (€6.99)
Nintendo Switch Demo
- Oceanhorn – Monster of Uncharted Seas, FDG Entertainment – Free
Explore the islands of Uncharted Seas, a world filled with many dangers, puzzles and secrets. Fight monsters, learn to use magic and discover ancient treasures which will help you on your quest. Use all your wits and skill to unravel the mysteries of ancient kingdom Arcadia and sea monster Oceanhorn.
Nintendo Switch Games
- 88 Heroes – 98 Heroes Edition, Rising Star Games – £29.99 (€29.99)
It’s 8:08am on 8th August 1988, and the evil Dr. H8 has brought the world to the brink of total annihilation! His demands are simple: pay $88 octillion within 88 minutes, or Dr. H8’s 88 thermo-nuclear warheads will wipe out the Earth! But who will save us in our time of need? The bravest? The boldest? No… the 88 Heroes (plus ten of their friends)! Prepare to infiltrate Dr. H8’s lair with the help of the strangest, dumbest and most pointless superheroes ever! With 88 levels between you and Dr. H8, only 88 seconds to complete each level and the 88-minute Doomsday clock already ticking, lead 98 unique characters – each with their own special abilities – on a platform-hopping, enemy-smashing, danger-dodging mission to save Earth from complete destruction!
- ACA NEOGEO The King of Fighters ’95, Hamster Corporation – £6.29 (€6.99)
The King of Fighters ’95 is a fighting game released by SNK in 1995. In addition to the character of popular work such as Fatal Fury and Art of Fighting in the sequel title of the previous work “KOF ’94”, Yagamian will participate as the rival of the main character Kyo Kusanagi. With the team edit function installed, it became possible to form a team with the player ‘s favourite character.
- Neon Chrome, 10tons – £12.99 (€14.99)
Experience a ruthless top-down cyberpunk shooter and blast your way through enemies and walls. Upgrade, enhance and build up your strength. The path to stopping the Overseer is ever changing. Neon Chrome is a ruthless top-down cyberpunk shooter with rogue-like elements. Blast your way through enemies and walls with guns and cybernetic abilities. Experiment with different roles like the Hacker or the Cyber Psycho. Upgrade your character stats, discover new cybernetic enhancements and build up strength. Every death is a new beginning – the path to stopping the Overseer is never the same.
- Sine Mora EX, THQ Nordic – £24.99 (€29.99)
Sine Mora is a side-scrolling shoot’em up that provides a unique challenge, where time is the ultimate factor. Mixing classic shooter sensibilities with contemporary presentation, Sine Mora is a gorgeous shoot’em up offering both a Story Mode that weaves an over-the-top tale and an Arcade Mode that provides deep, satisfying gameplay to challenge fans of the genre. With many ways to manipulate time, Sine Mora features over 50 weapon combinations to complete each beautiful stage that fits to the player’s skills with scaling difficulty. Soundtrack composed by Akira Yamaoka and featuring boss designs by Mahiro Maeda.
- Squareboy vs Bullies: Arena Edition, Ratalaika Games – £4.49 (€4.99)
Squareboy vs Bullies is an old school beat ’em up by Rohan Narang that follows the titular Squareboy and his quest for Justice! For far too long the bullies have gone unpunished and with no one else to put them in their place, Squareboy finds himself standing up against them to do what is right, not just for himself, but for everyone the bullies victimized. Will you help Squareboy fight off the Bullies?
- The Flame In The Flood: Complete Edition, Curve Digital – £14.99 (€14.99)
The Flame in the Flood: Complete Edition is a wilderness survival game in which a girl and her dog travel on foot and by raft down a procedurally-generated river. Scrounge for resources, craft tools, remedy afflictions, evade the vicious wildlife and, most importantly, stay healthy in a dangerous wilderness. This Complete Edition includes various gameplay enhancements and a Director’s Commentary mode.
- Tiny Barbarian DX, Nicalis – £26.99 (€29.99)
Steel yourself for a relentless display of might and muscle… of brawn and bravery… of magic and mayhem! Can you cleave your enemies’ skulls, plunder all the booty and flex to impress the barbarienne of your dreams? Inspired by heroic fantasy fiction, Tiny Barbarian DX combines engaging 2D platform action and combo-based hack-and-slash combat with retro-style pixel art and a loincloth-stirring chiptune soundtrack.
- Touhou Kobuto V: Burst Battle, NIS America – £29.99 (€29.99)
Jump into the world of Touhou and unleash bullet-hell upon your enemies in the 1v1 shoot-em-up Touhou Kobuto V: Burst Battle! Touhou Kobuto V: Burst Battle is a bullet-hell battle game that takes place in the Touhou universe. Take control of one of nine Touhou characters and eliminate your opponent using bullet-hell patterns, melee attacks, or spell cards!
- Unbox: Newbie’s Adventure, Merge Games – £22.49 (€26.99) until 18th October 2017, normally £24.99 (€29.99)
The ultimate postal service has arrived – self-delivering cardboard boxes! Unbox: Newbie’s Adventure is a unique physics-platformer. Enjoy an epic single-player adventure or grab up to four friends for local multiplayer races, battles and challenges! The Global Postal Service is nearing bankruptcy! To save themselves, they have created self-delivering boxes. Play as the GPS’ latest cardboard creation, Newbie, as you attempt to save the day. Dress to impress with a massive range of over 40,000 combinations of hats, clothes accessories and funny faces. Explore huge worlds full of challenges, collectables and boxy boss battles as you compete against the dastardly Wild Cards! Don’t be a square! Think outside the box and create your very own cool cube!
- Wulverblade, Darkwind Media – £14.99 (€16.99)
Help Britannia defeat the Romans in Wulverblade – a hardcore side-scrolling beat ’em up inspired by classics such as Golden Axe, Sengoku, and Knights of the Round! Experience a historically accurate storyline across eight campaign levels – or test your skills in the game’s deadly arenas. Go it alone or team up with a friend in local two-player co-op. It’s time to show the Ninth Legion what you’re made of!
- Yono and the Celestial Elephants, Plug In Digital – £12.99 (€14.99)
Elephants are mighty protectors of the world, born from the stars once per millennium. This is the age of Elephant Yono. But Yono is still so very young and in a kingdom inhabited by feudal Humans, undead Bonewights and robotic Mekani, it’s not easy to keep one’s trunk out of trouble. Yono and the Celestial Elephants is a grand adventure, featuring carefully designed puzzles, treasure hunts, a sprinkling of combat and a world full of people. Play as a young elephant tasked to save a world he’s never seen before, and explore the rich history of a kingdom where humans, zombies and robots live side by side.
Wii U Virtual Console Games
- Legend of Hero Tonma (PC Engine), Irem – £5.39 (€5.99)
Designed and developed by an all-female team, this action game puts players in control of the magic-user Tonma, whose role, as was typical for game heroes of the day, is to travel to another world and save the princess. Fight your way through 7 stages using Tonma’s jump ability and shot power. Collect Power-ups and Barriers to grow in strength and pummel your enemies. Bring that strength to the end of each stage to face off and defeat the menacing bosses that stand between you and the princess. If you own this title on your Wii, perform a system transfer from your Wii to your Wii U to receive a special upgrade price.
- Motoroader (TurboGrafx-16), Extreme – £5.39 (€5.99)
Motoroader is a futuristic racing game that allows up to five players to compete against each other! Use the cash earned when you win a race to power-up your machine! Not only can you change the Tire and Body of your vehicle, but you can also add Special parts! Jump over tall obstacles with a Hopper and blast past your rivals at incredible speeds with Nitro! If you own this title on your Wii, perform a system transfer from your Wii to your Wii U to receive a special upgrade price.
Wii U Games
- Eba & Egg: A Hatch Trip, Daniel Morais – £4.49 (€4.99)
In Eba & Egg: A Hatch Trip, control the two main characters simultaneously! Have the two characters split up onto multiple paths and try and find the best path to get a perfect score! Traverse challenging levels to hatch Eba’s baby brother or sister! Eba & Egg: A Hatch Trip! Challenge your mind to control two characters at once through a variety of hazards!
New Nintendo 3DS Games
- Physical contact: 2048, Collavier – £3.29 (€3.73)
Physical contact: 2048 is a casual but head-minded game that aims at higher values by coalescing the same blocks in the region.
- Physical Contact: Picture Place, Collavier – £3.29 (€3.73)
Puzzle game called Number Place (a.k.a. Sudoku) is difficult, but feeling of achievement when solved is very high. This game was improved to look good, easy to play, as it was, with the basic rules intact. That name is Picture Place.
- Physical Contact: SPEED, Collavier – £3.29 (€3.75)
It is a game series where two people can play against one device. If you play with your body in close contact, the match will be more fun.
Nintendo 3DS Add-on Content Releases
- Culdcept Revolt – Double Helix, NIS America – Free
Nintendo 3DS Games
- Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns, Nintendo – £34.99 (€39.99)
Take on the role of a young city slicker who has always wished for a life on the farm. Your dream leads you to a huge plot of open land just ready to be filled with crops, livestock, decorations, and more. Your new farm is at the crossroads of three different towns. Westown, with its cows and corrals, has everything the classic frontier settler needs. Right next door is Lulukoko Town, a warm, friendly paradise to rival any tropical island. Rounding out the neighbourhood is Tsuyukusa, a traditional Far Eastern village. Become friends with the residents and help them improve their towns, then connect to other farmers like you, locally or via internet, to chat and trade useful items. Grow crops, raise adorable pets, become a renowned chef or fashionista, and even discover romance with the locals.