Nintendo eShop Update: 19th July 2018 (North America)

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This week’s Nintendo eShop releases for North America are in, delivering new demos and games for Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS – 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 Games

  • ACA NEOGEO League Bowling, Hamster Corporation – $7.99
    League Bowling is a bowling game released by SNK in 1990. You are able to select your dominant arm and ball weight, using precise controls to play just like real bowling! Choose from one of three modes, Regulation, Flash and Strike 90. Game sections requiring the use of the connection jack are not included.
  • Animal Rivals: Nintendo Switch Edition, Blue Sunset Games – $3.99
    Animal Rivals is a crazy party game for up to 4 players. Different characters, game modes, lots of stages and tons of fun.
  • Arcade Archives City Connection, Hamster Corporation – $7.99
    City Connection is an action game that was released from JALECO in 1985. Girl Clarice drives “Clarice car”, and runs around the world in search of the ideal of man.
  • Beat Rush, FuryLion Group – $4.99
    Beat Rush is your new addiction! With this brand new beat-based action platform game, you will challenge your skills and see what you’re capable of. The gameplay is as simple as one touch jumps and hops. You just need to rush forward in tune with the amazing beats the game offers. Dance your fingers to the adventurously good music.
  • Bomb Chicken, Nitrome – $14.99
    Who doesn’t love chicken… especially when it’s smothered in delicious blue hot sauce? After a freak accident, a seemingly ordinary chicken becomes a bomb-laying, free-range hero. Explore the versatile mechanic of laying bombs in this explosive exploration platformer, and answer the ultimate question: Which came first the chicken or the bomb?
  • Chicken Assassin: Reloaded, Akupara Games – $7.99
    Chicken Assassin is a fast-paced action-RPG with an outrageous storyline filled with over-the-top humour that boasts a myriad of colourful enemies and visually stunning levels and environments. Prepare to give your hand an intense workout as you battle a slew of eclectic adversaries and encounter special bosses in this frenetically action packed game!
  • Frost, Digerati – $12.99
    Frost is a deck-building, solo survival card game set on a harsh, frozen world ravaged by a lethal storm. You must lead a group of nomads in search of the Refuge – a haven away from the Frost’s icy grip. As well as the unrelenting threat of the Frost, your arduous trek will be fraught with many other dangers, such as wolves, cannibals, hunger and fatigue. Manage your cards wisely to stay alive and make it all the way to the Refuge.
  • Galak-Z: Variant S, GungHo Online Entertainment – Free
    GALAK-Z: Variant S is a brand new, one-of-a-kind, space-shooting action-RPG that is specially crafted to take advantage of all of the unique features of the Nintendo Switch.
  • Ghost 1.0, Francis Cota – $9.99
    “Ghost” is a Metroidvania where two super hackers hire a mysterious agent in order to infiltrate the Nakamura Space Station and steal the greatest electronic secret ever. Of course, the space station will defend itself, which is where the fun begins: the station’s defences, with their never-ending arsenal of weapons and artifacts, will have to be destroyed. But the story gets more complicated when the hackers find out about their agent’s hidden ties…
  • Guts & Glory, tinyBuild Games – $14.99
    Welcome to Guts and Glory—The craziest game show on earth, where ordinary people compete in extraordinary challenges of life and death, for glory! The objective is simple: Race to the finish line while everything tries to kill you.
  • Heroki, Picomy – $9.99
    The peaceful sky village of Levantia is in danger! The dastardly Dr. N. Forchin and his accomplice, Vapor, have stolen the Emerix – a powerful amulet and all hope may be lost! Fly into a beautiful action adventure and save a whimsical world full of flight and fantasy. Master the wind to fly, freefall, dash and bash your way across beautiful 3D rendered sky-islands, jungles, seas and deserts.
  • Hungry Shark World, Ubisoft – $9.99
    Experience life as a shark and eat everything that gets in your way in this action-packed aquatic adventure. Control more than 20 sharks in full HD and take on fearsome bosses as you venture into the depths to find trapped sharks, hidden treasures, and more. Sink your teeth into the award-winning Hungry Shark series, now on console in full HD with optimized gamepad controls.
  • Lost Phones Stories, Plug In Digital – $9.99
    The Lost Phone games are about exploring the intimacy of an unknown person whose phone you’ve found. They are designed as narrative investigations where you must piece together elements from the different applications, messages and pictures to progress. Through the interface of a mobile phone, you must discover what happened to their owner.
  • Mega Man X Legacy Collection, Capcom – $19.99 (available Tuesday 24th July)
    The celebrated Mega Man X series returns. Play as Mega Man X – the powerful successor of classic fighting robot Mega Man – as he battles a variety of deadly bosses known as Mavericks in four hit titles. Mega Man X Legacy Collection includes the legendary 16-bit titles and the series’ exciting foray into the 32-bit era: Mega Man X, Mega Man X2, Mega Man X3 and Mega Man X4. Test your skills in the new X Challenge mode, which pits players against two deadly bosses in two-on-one battles.
  • Mega Man X Legacy Collection 2, Capcom – $19.99 (available Tuesday 24th July)
    Complete the Mega Man X saga with this collection of four action-packed titles. Spanning two gaming eras, this collection showcases the evolution of the series with Mega Man X5, Mega Man X6, Mega Man X7 and Mega Man X8. Both Mega Man X and his ally Zero return as playable characters, allowing players to jump and shoot through challenging stages with X’s arm cannon, or slash through enemies with Zero’s energy saber.
  • NoReload Heroes, Forever Entertainment – $9.99
    NoReload Heroes is a chaotic co-op party shooter for up to four people. You play as a team, fighting your way through randomly generated rooms filled with various types of enemies, picking up insane magitech guns on the way. Shooting stuff up is simple and hilarious, but only the best of teams can make it all the way back to the evil they’ve created.
  • Pool Panic, Adult Swim Games – $14.99
    Pool Panic frees billiards from the table and unleashes it into a world where everything from jungles and deserts to cities and swamps is a living pool game! You already know that sinking eight balls is the ultimate goal, but can you succeed while contending with monster balls chasing you, or ballerina balls leaping away from your well-aimed shots?
  • Sausage Sports Club, Luckshot Games – $TBC
    Sausage Sports Club is a physics game about adorable, floppy-necked animal friends competing on a reality sports TV show. Duke it out with up to 8 friends in Free Play, where you’ll compete in tons of game modes like Soccer, Sumo and Capture the Flag. Not feeling competitive? Explore the toy-filled Overworld and get to know the show’s other melodramatic competitors in a 1-4 player replayable Adventure mode. No matter how you play, you’ll unlock new characters, skins, hats and arenas along the way.
  • Semblance, Gambitious – $9.99 (available Tuesday 24th July)
    Semblance is an innovative platformer with deformable terrain, set in a beautiful minimalist world. It’s a game that asks, what if you could deform and reshape the world itself? Semblance takes the idea of a ‘platform’ in a platformer and turns it on its head. What if platforms were actually part of the gameplay, part of the way you solved problems?
  • Spheroids, Eclipse Games – $7.99
    In Spheroids, you take control of Lucas, a jumpy Canadian boy who sets out on an adventure with his crazy scientist companion Otto after it’s discovered that the government has been hiding alternative universes from the cubic world they live in. Unfortunately, these alternative universes contain spheres that wish to turn everything round, so it’s up to Lucas to save the world from these dangerous aliens: the Spheroids.
  • Starship Avenger Operation: Take Back Earth, Tom Create – $4.99
    In a distant future… When mankind advanced to outer space, the Crius suddenly appeared out of nowhere and began invading humanity. Mankind’s defence network in the solar system was no match for the overwhelming forces of Crius and were quickly defeated… However, mankind did not lose all hope. The remaining survivors gathered to the Planet Kagutsuchi located close to the solar system. They researched the Crius and mapped out the ultimate battle plan that would determine humanity’s fate.
  • Tanzia, Arcanity – $19.99
    Years ago, your grandfather disappeared under mysterious circumstances. Before leaving, he sent you into hiding on Volcano Island. Now older, you’ve been set free by your guardian and mentor Abenaki to follow the mystery… but is Abenaki telling you everything?
  • Vozel Shot for Nintendo Switch, SAT-BOX – $8
    Voxel Shot is a simple pick up and play action game set in an adorably quirky world of toys where you and your friends beat up zombies (and each other!) using a variety of different weapons. A world ravaged by zombified toys infected with a mysterious virus. Day after day, the toys fight for control of the remaining resources.
  • VSR: Void Space Racing, SONKA – $9.99
    If you’re looking for your generic futuristic racer, look for it elsewhere – this game is not for the faint of heart! Impactful and challenging, VSR: Void Space Racing gives you the opportunity to fly through vast and diverse locations in outer space and prove yourself worthy of the first place!
  • Werewolf Pinball, EnjoyUp Games – $1.99
    Enjoy Werewolf Pinball, a perfect reproduction of a real pinball machine, with all the graphic details and sounds. Discover all the secrets, complete all the missions and become number one in the world or the best among your Friends, posting your high score on the online leaderboard.

Nintendo 3DS Demos

  • WarioWare Gold, Nintendo – Free
    Wario has a special treat for you! Better think fast if you want to succeed in this demo of his upcoming WarioWare Gold game. You’ll use the touchscreen, tilt the system and push buttons as you laugh your way through the fully voiced story introduction, featuring new and classic characters!
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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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