Nintendo eShop Update: 14th December 2017 (Europe)
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.
Nintendo Switch Add-on Content
- Let’s Sing 2018 – Best of 80’s Song Pack, Koch Media – £3.99 (€4.99)
- Let’s Sing 2018 – Chart Hits Song Pack, Koch Media – £3.99 (€4.99)
- Let’s Sing 2018 – Legendary Hits Song Pack, Koch Media – £3.99 (€4.99)
- Let’s Sing 2018 – Party Classics Song Pack, Koch Media – £3.99 (€4.99)
- Let’s Sing 2018 – Party Classics Vol. 2 Song Pack, Koch Media – £3.99 (€4.99)
- Let’s Sing 2018 – Song Pass, Koch Media – £15.99 (€19.99)
- Nights of Azure 2: Side story – Time Drifts Through the Moonlit Night, Koei Tecmo – £8.09 (€8.99)
- Pinball FX3: Aliens vs. Pinball, Zen Studios – £8.99 (€9.99)
- Pinball FX3: Balls of Glory Pinball, Zen Studios – £8.99 (€9.99)
- Pinball FX3: Carnivals and Legends, Zen Studios – Free until 18th December 2017, normally £6.29 (€6.99)
- Pinball FX3: Core Collection, Zen Studios – £8.99 (€9.99)
- Pinball FX3: Iron & Steel Pack, Zen Studios – £4.49 (€4.99)
- Pinball FX3: Medieval Pack, Zen Studios – £4.49 (€4.99)
- Pinball FX3: Portal Pinball, Zen Studios – £2.69 (€2.99)
- Pinball FX3: Sci-Fi Pack, Zen Studios – £8.99 (€9.99)
- Pinball FX3: The Walking Dead, Zen Studios – £2.69 (€2.99)
- Pinball FX3: Universal Classics Pinball, Zen Studios – £8.99 (€9.99)
- Pinball FX3: Zen Classics, Zen Studios – £8.99 (€9.99)
- Rocket League: Unlocked Event Crates x1, Psyonix – £1.87 (€2.11)
- Rocket League: Unlocked Event Crates x5, Psyonix – £7.52 (€8.45)
- Rocket League: Unlocked Event Crates x10, Psyonix – £15.04 (€16.91)
- Rocket League: Unlocked Event Crates x20, Psyonix – £30.09 (€33.83)
- Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Shantae: Friends to the End, WayForward – £7.19 (€7.99)
- Stern Pinball Arcade: AC/DC Premium, FarSight Studios – £7.57 (€8.48)
- Stern Pinball Arcade: Add-on Pack 1, FarSight Studios – £15.16 (€16.96)
- Stern Pinball Arcade: Add-on Pack 2, FarSight Studios – £15.16 (€16.96)
- Stern Pinball Arcade: Ghostbusters Premium, FarSight Studios – £7.57 (€8.48)
- Stern Pinball Arcade: Harley-Davidson / Third Edition, FarSight Studios – £3.78 (€4.23)
- Stern Pinball Arcade: High Roller Casino, FarSight Studios – £3.78 (€4.23)
- Stern Pinball Arcade: Last Action Hero, FarSight Studios – £3.78 (€4.23)
- Stern Pinball Arcade: Mustang Premium “Boss”, FarSight Studios – £7.57 (€8.48)
- Stern Pinball Arcade: Phantom of the Opera, FarSight Studios – £3.78 (€4.23)
- Stern Pinball Arcade: Ripley’s Believe it or Not!, FarSight Studios – £3.78 (€4.23)
- Stern Pinball Arcade: Star Trek Vengeance Premium, FarSight Studios – £7.57 (€8.48)
- Stern Pinball Arcade: Starship Troopers, FarSight Studios – £3.78 (€4.23)
- Zen Originals Season 1 Bundle, Zen Studios – £17.99 (€19.99)
Nintendo Switch Demos
- Max: The Curse of Brotherhood, Stage Clear Studios – Free
A warm Summer day, Max comes home from school and finds his room in a mess. His little brother Felix is playing with his toys again! In anger, Max turns to his laptop and makes a search: “How to make your brother disappear”. Max: The Curse of Brotherhood is a cinematic adventure filled with action-packed platforming and creative puzzle-solving. Armed with only a Magic Marker, Max must confront evil at every turn in a hostile and fantastical world in order to save his kid brother, Felix. Fortunately, the Magic Marker has the power to bend the elements and create magic objects that can help Max on his quest. Join Max on the greatest adventure of his life!
Nintendo Switch Pre-Orders
- Tiny Troopers Joint Ops XL, Wired Productions – £9.99 (€12.99)
Tiny Troopers Joint Ops XL is an epic bite-sized arcade shooter, filled to the brim with action-packed mini maps of mayhem! Take control of your tiny troopers as you battle evil adversaries from around the world with a multitude of weapons. Recruit specialist mercenaries such as Medics, Machine Gunners and the Elite Delta Force to subdue enemy insurgents! Collect medals, dog tags, Intel and more during the course of each mission to ensure victory.
Nintendo Switch Games
- ACA NEOGEO The Last Blade, Hamster Corporation – £6.29 (€6.99)
The Last Blade is a fighting game released by SNK in 1997, set in Japan’s Edo period with a roster of unique swordsmen to choose from. Thematically the game is similar to the Samurai Shodown series, but also features a wealth of innovative systems to set it apart. One such system is the ability to choose between “Power” and “Speed” styles when selecting a character. The “Power” system focuses on high damage while the “Speed” system focuses more on intricate combos and speed. The game also features a unique “Hajiki” ability that allows players to deflect or repel attacks. The game also allows the player to cancel super attacks into Desperation Moves adding another strategic element to the game. Finally, the game features a wealth of flashy attacks thanks to the inclusion of Super Secret Skills and Super Desperation Moves.
- Bleed, Digerati – £13.49 (€14.99)
Wryn is a girl with a big arsenal and big dreams — she wants to be the ultimate videogame hero! Help her take down the Greatest Heroes of All Time in an action-packed bid to claim the title for herself and show the world what a true hero looks like! Bleed is an action-platformer focused on stylish, acrobatic dodging and fluid, challenging gameplay. There’s no filler — just you and your skills against seven levels of enemies, obstacles, breakneck set-pieces and inventive bosses!
- Gorogoa, Annapurna Interactive – £11.99 (€14.99)
Gorogoa is an elegant evolution of the puzzle genre, told through a beautifully hand-drawn story designed and illustrated by Jason Roberts. The gameplay of Gorogoa is wholly original, comprised of lavishly illustrated panels that players arrange and combine in imaginative ways to solve puzzles. Impeccably simple, yet satisfyingly complex. Jason Roberts created thousands of meticulously detailed hand-drawn illustrations, encompassing the impressive scope of Gorogoa’s personal narrative. Gorogoa isn’t just a game – it’s a work of art, expressing itself through soulful, charming illustrations and distinguished puzzle mechanics.
- Hiragana Pixel Party, Springloaded – £6.99 (€7.99)
A chiptune rhythm-action game that also teaches you something! Learn to read Japanese Hiragana and Katakana characters in a fun chiptune adventure! Not just for people who want to learn Japanese, this is a game anyone can enjoy. Progress through 16 different worlds remembering patterns and repeating them in time to an all-original chip music soundtrack! Learn how to recognize the shapes and sounds of each symbol in the Hiragana and Katakana syllabaries. Learn them all and be able to easily read and pronounce Japanese words!
- Mutant Mudds Collection, Atooi – £10.99 (€12.99)
It’s the greatest collection of muddy games under one roof! Revisit the platforming fun of the award-winning Mutant Mudds Deluxe and Mutant Mudds Super Challenge on your Nintendo Switch. But wait, there’s more! A brand-new game has been added to the collection!! Fend off the rising mudds from below in the new explosive puzzler, Mudd Blocks.
- One More Dungeon, Ratalaika Games – £6.99 (€7.99)
Being a nameless adventure seeker, your job is to reach the final level deep within the dungeon and destroy the obelisks that are used by forces of Evil to invade the world. Use a melee weapon, magic staffs, and antique artefacts, to burst your way through the hordes of enemies inhabiting a few game areas.
- Pinball FX3, Zen Studios – Free
Pinball FX3 is the biggest, most community-focused pinball game ever created. Multiplayer matchups, user-generated tournaments and league play create endless opportunity for pinball competition. Zen Studios will continue to support Pinball FX3 with frequent content releases and new features!
- Plantera Deluxe, Ratalaika Games – £4.99 (€4.99)
In the world of Plantera, you grow your own garden and breed plants and animals to earn coins with their produce. Use the coins to buy new plants and animals, and also special items and garden expansions. Watch everything grow, help planting and harvesting, buy new things, and defend your garden from sneaky magpies, rabbits, foxes, and wolves. Raise your level and the productivity of your plants and animals! Earn more and more, and create your own dream garden!
- Poly Bridge, Dry Cactus – £13.49 (€14.99)
Poly Bridge, the hit indie bridge-building physics title with dozens of hours of gameplay. Unleash your engineering creativity with an engaging and fresh bridge-building simulator with all the bells and whistles! Play the fully featured campaign with 100+ levels of challenging physics puzzles or make your own puzzles and bridge designs in the Sandbox. Success begins by getting cars to their destinations by any means; build suspensions, ramps and jumps, double-deckers, moving drawbridges, and much more. Complete every level under budget and with a sturdy, unbreaking bridge, to become a Poly Bridge Master Engineer… and unlock the secret world.
- Romancing SaGa 2, Square Enix – £15.99 (€19.99) until 8th January 2018, normally £19.99 (€24.99)
Sit upon the throne of the Varennes Empire and control several generations of rulers in a valiant battle against the Seven Heroes. A dynamic freeform scenario system – a hallmark of the million-selling SaGa RPG series – enables you to take command of a variety of protagonists along the line of imperial succession and experience the history of a nation as it grows and changes based on your actions.
- Stern Pinball Arcade, FarSight Studios – Free
Stern Pinball Arcade is the most realistic and accurate pinball game ever created! Stern Pinball has created many of the all-time greatest pinball tables. They are the most experienced and largest producer of real pinball machines in business today!
- The End is Nigh, Nicalis – £13.49 (€14.99)
The End Is Nigh is a sprawling adventure platformer where the player takes control over Ash, one of few “things” that have “survived” the “end of the world.” Follow Ash as he flops his way through a future of pain and suffering. Feel his stress levels rise as you throw him into an endless swarm of decaying, mutant animal-like creatures and help aid his final epic quest…to simply make a friend (out of pieces of people he finds along his journey).
- Unepic, unepic fran – £8.99 (€9.99)
Daniel was just an average guy. He was a great videogame player, a big fan of sci-fi movies, and a novice RPG player. In the midst of an RPG, he was teleported to a castle. At first, Daniel believed that he was having a massive hallucination. Eager to keep playing within the RPG to create his own adventure, he decides to go along for the ride until his delirium comes to an end.
- Yooka-Laylee, Team17 – £34.99 (€39.99)
Explore huge, beautiful worlds, meet (and beat) an unforgettable cast of characters and horde a vault-load of shiny collectibles as buddy-duo Yooka (the green one) and Laylee (the wisecracking bat with the big nose) embark on an epic adventure to thwart corporate creep Capital B and his devious scheme to absorb all the world’s books… and convert them into pure profit! Get ready for the full Yooka-Laylee experience, with all the updates, including the much requested camera and voice patch! Gear up with up to four Joy-Con controllers for some multiplayer madness in Rextro’s Arcade.
Wii U Add-On Content
- Shantae: Half-Genie Hero – Shantae: Friends to the End, WayForward – £6.09 (€6.79)
Wii U Virtual Console Games
- Battle Lode Runner (PC Engine), Konami – £5.39 (€5.99)
This upgraded edition to the famous “Lode Runner” series includes a 5 player versus mode. A large amount of gold has been stolen from the Time Machine Research Centre, and the group responsible has used a time machine to escape and hide the gold throughout time. The Centre has sent an elite team of “Runners” out to retrieve the stolen gold.
- Bomberman ’93 (PC Engine), Konami – £5.39 (€5.99)
Bomberman ’93, the exciting, powered-up version that followed the original Bomberman! With 6 rounds, each containing 8 stages, the single player Normal Mode provides all the fun you can handle in its 48 different stages! Blast all your enemies and find the hidden exit within the time limit to progress to the next stage.
- Lords of Thunder (PC Engine), Konami – £7.19 (€7.99)
Lords of Thunder is a side-scrolling shooter that has you take the role of a legendary warrior, blasting enemies to heavy metal tunes. Enemies are plotting to revive Zaggart, the Dark One, who was sealed beneath the six continents of Mistral. It’s up to Landis, the descendant of Dyu, to stop them. 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.
New Nintendo 3DS Games
- Blok Drop Chaos, RCMADIAX – £1.39 (€1.49)
In Blok Drop Chaos you must act quickly to catch the fallen blocks. Collect the correct number of blocks and advance to the next level. Endless fun for everyone!
Nintendo 3DS Add-On Content
- Culdcept Revolt: Lost Woods, NIS America – Free
Nintendo 3DS HOME Menu Themes
- Fairytale mission!, Rainbow – £1.79 (€1.99)
- GO.ZY. & LOVE, Rainbow – £1.79 (€1.99)
- Kirby Copy Ability Global Poll, Nintendo – Free
- Maggie and Bianca glam rock, Rainbow – £0.89 (€0.99)
- Rose and Astoria, Rainbow – £0.89 (€0.99)
- Rose and Joy, Rainbow – £0.89 (€0.99)
- Stella, Bloom and Flora Tynix, Rainbow – £0.89 (€0.99)
- We are Fashion Friends!, Rainbow – £0.89 (€0.99)
- Zelda: Four Champions, Nintendo – £1.79 (€1.99)<