Nintendo eShop Update: 18th October 2018 (North America)

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This week’s Nintendo eShop releases for North America are in, delivering new add-on content, demos and games for Nintendo Switch – as well as plentiful discounts across all platforms.

Nintendo eShop Sales
Great deals this week! Check out the full list of deals available this week on Nintendo of America’s website.

Nintendo Switch Demos

  • Just Shapes & Beats, Berzerk Studio – Free (available Wednesday 24th October)
    Just Shapes & Beats is a chaotic co-op musical bullet-hell based on three simple things: avoid Shapes, move to the rad Beats, and die, repeatedly. It’s a new spin on SHMUPs, adding a layer of coop that’s at the core of the game: ’cause everything is better with friends.
  • Tetra’s Escape, Ratalaika Games – Free
    Blocks named Tetras and it is down to the players to do all that they can, to save them and make the most out of their special ability. Via the means of shape-shifting, Tetras can turn into different Tetrominos and used to fill holes and master puzzles, in an attempt to reach the portal on the other side of the level.
  • Word Puzzles by POWGI, Lightwood Games – Free
    Enjoy more great POWGI word puzzles with this bumper collection of six favorite word games. The puzzles included are:
    Word Maze, Mixups, One Word, Flowers, Circles and Crossovers.

Nintendo Switch Games

  • ACA NEOGEO 3 Count Bout, Hamster Corporation – $7.99
    3 Count Bout is a pro-wrestling game released by SNK in 1993. Aim to become the world’s strongest wrestler, and take the champion’s throne for yourself! Chock full of the elements of pro-wrestling, including strike exchanges and aerial assaults, dash moves, even illegal moves! Enjoy interesting matches including electricity matches, street matches, and more.
  • Bass Pro Shops: The Strike – Championship Edition, Planet Entertainment – $39.99 (available Tuesday 23rd October)
    Bass Pro Shops: The Strike – Championship Edition combines authentic environments based on real lakes, engaging gameplay with accurate fish and lure behaviors that creates an immersive fishing adventure. Players can enjoy 3 different game-play modes including Quick Fish, Career and Bass Pro Shops Invitational Tournament, or compete with friends in mini games like boat races and casting challenges.
  • BLACK BIRD, Onion Games – $19.99
    A bird of happiness, or fowl fortune? Feathers black, all lives consumed! This is the tale of a young girl who dies one day on a street corner and is reborn as the ominous Black Bird. The bird is one of the great calamities, spoken of in the kingdom since ancient times. Become the calamity, ‘Black Bird’, and destroy the kingdom.
  • Cabela’s: The Hunt – Championship Edition, Planet Entertainment – $39.99 (available Tuesday 23rd October)
    Cabela’s: The Hunt is the most exciting hunting game to the Nintendo Switch. You will experience the thrill of the hunt while you stalk and kill your prey in some of North America’s most famous hunting spots. With local multiplayer, arcade mini-games and season hunt modes, Cabela’s: The Hunt is fun for gamers and hunters alike.
  • Dark Souls Remastered, Bandai Namco Entertainment – $39.99
    Re-experience the critically acclaimed, genre-defining game that started it all. In this beautifully remastered game, return to Lordran in stunning detail. Dark Souls Remastered includes the main game plus the Artorias of the Abyss DLC.
  • Drift Legends, LUXTRADE – $4.99
    The ultimate drift racing experience in the most realistic drifting game around. Drive legendary drift cars on different tracks, beat records, take part in different drift racing events, rise from Beginner to Professional League driver.
  • I Hate Running Backwards, Devolver Digital – $14.99
    I Hate Running Backwards is a never-ending adrenaline packed shoot’em down roguelite that puts the emphasis on destruction and fighting never ending waves of enemies while time traveling through procedurally generated, fully destructible worlds! Pick your character and blast away enemies with a high powered arsenal of shotguns, lasers, rocket launchers, singularity cannons and other weapons!
  • Just Dance 2019, Ubisoft – $39.99 (available Tuesday 23rd October)
    The Just Dance 2019 game features 40 hot tracks from chart-topping hits to family favorites, including “Havana” by Camila Cabello, “I Feel It Coming” by The Weeknd ft. Daft Punk and more. Your Just Dance experience is now personalized as the game learns your dancing habits and suggests content.
  • Momonga Pinball Adventures, Plug In Digital – $5.99
    Momonga Pinball Adventures is a unique pinball game, where you bounce through different worlds. On the way, you team up with friends to defeat enemies and conquer bossfights.
  • Nickelodeon Kart Racers, GameMill Entertainment – $39.99 (available Tuesday 23rd October)
    Hit the Slime-filled race tracks with Nickelodeon Kart Racers! Select a racer from one of your favorite Nickelodeon series, including SpongeBob, Patrick, and Sandy from SpongeBob SquarePants, Leonardo, Raphael, Michelangelo, and Donatello from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Arnold and Helga from Hey Arnold!, and Angelica, Tommy and Reptar from Rugrats. Race your friends in up to 4-player local multiplayer or check out the Battle Arena for a variety of challenges.
  • PAW Patrol: On a Roll!, Outright Games – $39.99 (available Tuesday 23rd October)
    No job is too big, no pup is too small! The PAW Patrol is ready to save the day in Adventure Bay on 16 exciting rescue missions, but they can only do it with your help! Help each pup use their unique abilities to rescue friends and keep their community safe.
  • Personality and Psychology Premium, Crazysoft – $8.99
    Personality Psychology Premium app helps in getting you the analysis of your personality, psychology score. When you are worried within and looking for a better help and looking to visit psychiatrist then Personality Psychology Premium is the best solution available on your click.
  • Pizza Titan Ultra, Breakfall – $11.99
    Pizza Titan Ultra is a fast paced 3rd-person action platformer focused on fighting and smashing through a futuristic city, in a giant mech, to deliver pizza. Experience arcadey action with speedy attacking and dodging, while attempting to control the massive weight of a 10 storey mobile pizzeria – just try not to make too much of a mess!
  • Season Match, Joindots – $9.99
    Season Match represents a mix of a genuinely-designed collapse arcade and intriguing quest. To complete each level you will have to choose a group of at least three equal precious stones and tap on one of them. The bigger the group the higher score you gain.
  • SINNER: Sacrifice for Redemption, Another Indie Studio – $18.99
    Rise from the depths a crumbling kingdom and to the challenge of defeating increasingly difficult demonic bosses. Choose aspects of yourself to weaken before defeating the avatars of Sin in the action-RPG Sinner: Sacrifice for Redemption. Inspired by classic boss-battlers and modern skill-based action RPGs, with a dash of gothic anime styling and horror storytelling, Sinner promises a thrilling and bone-chilling experience.
  • Spencer, EntwicklerX – $6.99
    The game is a classic Jump´n Run with challenging levels and enemies. Find missing items, destroy enemies, collect coins and diamonds.
  • SpiderSolitaire BLACK, G-Mode – $5
    Classic Spider Solitaire in Cool and Chic design with 300 stages and random mode are all playable unlimited.
  • Syberia 3, Microïds – $49.99
    Kate Walker is found dying on the banks of a river by the Youkol tribe, a nomadic people accompanying their migrating snow ostriches. Together, stuck and imprisoned in the town of Valsembor, they must find a way to continue their journey in a race against their enemies and unexpected obstacles. Not to mention Kate’s past, which catches up with her…
  • The Legend of Evil, Springloaded – $7.99
    Fight for the forces of evil, in this ultimate battle of tower offense! With two main modes, enjoy countless hours exploring, destroying and corrupting the world of humanity in this strategic tower offense!
  • The MISSING: J.J. Macfield and the Island of Memories, Arc System Works – $29.99
    The sudden disappearance of a dear friend spurs J.J. Macfield to go look for her friend on the curious Island of Memories. You can’t die on this nightmare island, even if you’re seriously injured. No matter how many times J.J.’s brought back from the grips of death, she drags her mangled body deeper into the woods.
  • The Room, Team17 – $9.99
    Following a trail of mysterious letters, you find yourself entangled in a journey shrouded with secrets and deception. Trapped in The Room with only an elaborate puzzle box, you must delve into the unknown using only your wits to unlock the answers you desperately seek.
  • Tied Together, Headup Games – $14.99
    One fine day a bunch of scientists created four tiny monsters. But for what? To test their cooperation skills of course! So they tied them together to a tiny monstrous chain and let them make their way through colourfull, tricky, cooperative experimental set-ups that only scientists can think up.
  • Valkyria Chronicles, SEGA – $19.99
    In the world of Valkyria Chronicles, the year is 1935 E.C., and the continent of Europa has been plunged into the Second Europan War between the Autocratic East Europan Imperial Alliance — also known as The Empire — and the Atlantic Federation over the precious resource Ragnite. The Empire is sweeping through the continent like an unchecked wildfire and has its eyes set on the rich Ragnite deposits of the Principality of Gallia. Although peaceful Gallia remains neutral in the conflict, its citizens will need to defend home and country against the inevitable invasion.
  • WILL: A Wonderful World, CIRCLE Entertainment – $14.99
    WILL: A Wonderful World features a fantastical tale and cast. A quiet nerd stuck in a hopeless, one-sided crush. An impoverished artist who’s lost all hope and contemplates suicide. A rookie police officer who burns with justice and hopes for his first big case. A young woman desperately chasing her dream against all odds. Even a stray cat who would be satisfied with some dried fish to eat! You must guide their fates, find the links between the storylines and find the best path for all of those in need.
  • Windjammers, DotEmu – $14.99 (available Tuesday 23rd October)
    Windjammers is a fast-paced head-to-head arcade game where two players face off on a court, and throw discs at the opponent’s goal zone to score points. Incredibly fun and intensely addictive, Windjammers is the adrenaline rush you’re looking for!
  • Zarvot, snowhydra games – $19.99
    This is a game of cubes – tiny, adorable cubes with hopes, dreams, unrequited loves… and unlimited destructive power. In Story Mode, you’ll follow the adventures of Charcoal and Mustard as they search for the ultimate birthday present to cheer up their best friend, Red – who is feeling quite blue. In Multiplayer Mode, invite your friends and challenge them to cutthroat competitive cube combat.
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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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