Nintendo eShop Update: 1st November 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.

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Nintendo Switch Demos

  • RISK Global Domination, Ubisoft – Free
    Lead your troops to victory in this modern version of the classic RISK game, with enhanced 3D visuals, custom rules, and tactical gameplay. Play at home or on the go with up to four players, or play solo against opponents online from around the world.
  • Shift Quantum, Red Panda Interactive – Free
    Axon Vertigo, the world’s leading authority and most trusted friend in cerebral contentedness programming, promises to deliver better life quality for everyone with the Shift Quantum program. Connected to the cyber-noir action-puzzle platformer, you will be tasked to solve puzzles and create negative space by inverting the world to transform barriers into escape routes.
  • Trivial Pursuit Live!, Ubisoft – Free
    Experience the thrill of competing on a TV trivia game show at home or on the go. Featuring different question formats to challenge players from beginner to expert. You can even take on players from around the world in online play. For up to four players.

Nintendo Switch Games

  • ACA NEOGEO Pleasure Goal: Savage Reign, Hamster Corporation – $7.99
    Savage Reign is a fighting game released by SNK in 1995. In the first half of the 21st century, 10 great fighters have gathered to compete in King Lion’s Battle of the Beast-God! Howling fists and flying weapons! A completely new style of fighting game. Utilize the innovative 2 Line System to achieve victory in this vicious fight!
  • Arcade Archives Alpha Mission, Hamster Corporation – $7.99
    Alpha Mission is a shooting game released by SNK in 1985. Equip Power Armor as you fight and experience one of the most innovative shooting games of its time. Collect parts to assemble eight types of Power Armor to use strategically as you play the game.
  • Brawlhalla, Ubisoft – Free (available Tuesday 6th November)
    Brawlhalla is a free-to-play platform fighting game featuring both online and local competition as well as single-player and co-op modes. Join an eternal battle arena where the greatest warriors in history brawl to prove who’s the best that ever was, is, or will be.
  • Carnival Games, Take-Two Interactive – $TBC (available Tuesday 6th November)
    Carnival Games brings the party back for the entire family – now for the first time on Nintendo Switch! With both fan-favorite and brand-new mini-games all in one package, Carnival Games offers fun for everyone and can be played alone or with up to three others. Hit home runs, pile the highest stack of cakes, and take your horse to the finish line. 20 total mini-games will have you and your friends stepping right up to win again and again!
  • CricktoGame: Nintendo Switch Edition, Polygon-e Studios – $5.49 (available Wednesday 7th November)
    CricktoGame(R) is the game of skill in solving puzzles that will take you to a new level of fun. It’s easy to play and fun for all ages. A good game with a unique mechanics in the world and that will train your mind and will take you to new entertainment fees. The game has you moving pieces around a board with coloured backgrounds – you need to match up all of the pieces with a background panel of the same colour. The pieces can only be moved along the specifically drawn out paths, however, so planning each move in advance could well be key.
  • Deadbolt, Hopoo Games – $9.99
    Deadbolt is an extremely challenging stealth-action hybrid that allows you to take control of the reaper to quell the recent undead uprising. Play and complete missions given to you by the mysterious fireplace as you become the avatar of death. While the reaper has an impressive arsenal and skillset to kill the undead, he has one flaw – he dies in one shot… leaving you with no room for error.
  • Deru – The Art of Cooperation, Ink Kit – $14.99 (available Wednesday 7th November)
    Deru is a cooperative puzzle game that mixes eye catching abstract art with mind bending puzzles to a unique gaming experience. In this couch co-op experience two players team up to overcome the boundaries of shadow and light and succeed through teamwork, timing and tactics.
  • Diablo III: Eternal Collection, Blizzard Entertainment – $59.99 (available Friday 2nd November)
    Ages ago, angels and demons birthed your world in a forbidden union. Now they’ve come to claim it. When the High Heavens and the Burning Hells war, humanity must be its own salvation. The Diablo III: Eternal Collection game on the Nintendo Switch console includes the Cucco companion pet, a Triforce portrait frame and an exclusive transmogrification set that will let your heroes sport Ganondorf’s iconic armor. You’ll also receive unique cosmetic wings.
  • Fly O’Clock, Forever Entertainment – $1.99
    Fly O’Clock is a tiny, highly-addictive, single and local multiplayer arcade game. Play as a Fly jumping on the clock face while avoiding the clock hands – jump as fast as you can and leave your opponents behind! How long will you survive in this fast-paced, incredibly fun, endless jumper game? Try it in a solo play or gather your friends and battle in a local multiplayer with up to four people!
  • Freaky Awesome, BadLand Games – $12.99
    Freaky Awesome is a roguelite with the randomly generated environment, permadeath and a whole lot of gradually unlocked content. Game developers are fans of such games as Binding of Isaac and Broforce. But Freaky Awesome raises the degree of madness! During the fight, you can mutate into a new form with unique mechanics and quickly adapt to survive. In addition to mutations, you can unlock skills and objects that affect mechanics and gameplay. Play solo or co-op with your friends!
  • Full Metal Furies, Cellar Door Games – $19.99 (available Tuesday 6th November)
    From the creators of Rogue Legacy comes a “true-cooperative” action RPG. Full Metal Furies puts an emphasis on team play with a unique combat system where everyone is important. Work together to defeat special enemies, string organics combos to deal massive damage, and save a war-torn world that is battling itself to extinction. Play on the couch or online with friends, and make it a party for up to four players!
  • GRIP, Wired Productions – $39.99 (available Tuesday 6th November)
    GRIP is a high octane, hardcore combat racer, packing ferocious speed and armed to the teeth with heavy weapons. Harnessing gravity defying physics alongside a bristling arsenal of outlandish weapons, GRIP delivers the fastest, most competitive racing experience ever. Scale walls, ceilings and anything else you can get your tyres on to… as you master tantalising tracks, tricks and perform mind-blowing stunts to race your way across the cosmos.
  • Jeopardy!, Ubisoft – $19.99
    Play America’s Favorite Quiz Show anytime, anywhere. Show off your knowledge and test your reflexes as you make your way to Final Jeopardy! Enjoy the game at home or on the go, or challenge players online. Show off your knowledge and test your reflexes playing America’s Favorite Quiz Show, Jeopardy! Play Classic mode for the full, traditional experience, or Quick mode for a shorter, jam-packed session.
  • Kitty Love -Way to look for love-, Digimerce – $24.99
    Flower shop clerk Honoka has been occupied with her work. One night, when she visits the park that she normally goes to. She’s been cursed by the odd-eyed black cat that she becomes a cat only at night. There’s only one way to break the curse.
  • Machinarium, Amanita Design – $9.99
    Machinarium is the award-winning independent adventure game developed by the makers of Samorost and Botanicula. A little robot who’s been thrown out to the scrap yard behind the city must return and confront the Black Cap Brotherhood and save his robot-girl friend.
  • Minecraft: Story Mode – Season Two, Telltale Games – $39.99 (available Tuesday 6th November)
    Now that Jesse and the gang have vanquished the Wither Storm, saved the world, and become totally super famous heroes, life has gotten a bit more…complicated. With more responsibilities and less time for adventure, old friendships have started to fade — at least until Jesse’s hand gets stuck in a creepy gauntlet that belongs to an ancient underwater temple. Together with old pals and new comrades alike, Jesse embarks on a brand new journey filled with tough choices, good times, and at least one temperamental llama.
  • Moonlighter, 11 bit studios – $24.99 (available Monday 5th November)
    During a long-past archaeological excavation, a set of Gates was discovered. People quickly realized that these ancient passages led to different realms and dimensions, providing brave and reckless adventurers with treasures beyond measure. Moonlighter is an action-RPG with rogue-lite elements following the everyday routines of Will, an adventurous shopkeeper who dreams of becoming a hero.
  • Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!, Nintendo – $59.99 (available Friday 16th November)
  • Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!, Nintendo – $59.99 (available Friday 16th November)
    Take a Pokémon journey to the Kanto region with your partner, Pikachu or Eevee! Become the best Pokémon Trainer as you battle other Trainers, Gym Leaders, and the sinister Team Rocket.
  • RISK Global Domination, Ubisoft – $19.99
    Lead your troops to victory in this modern version of the classic RISK game, with enhanced 3D visuals, custom rules, and tactical gameplay. Play at home or on the go with up to four players, or play solo against opponents online from around the world.
  • Rogue Legacy, Cellar Door Games – $14.99 (available Tuesday 6th November)
    Rogue Legacy is a genealogical rogue-“LITE” where anyone can be a hero. Each time you die, your child will succeed you. Every child is unique. One child might be colorblind, another might have vertigo– they could even be a dwarf.
  • SkyTime, Sometimes You – $2.99 (available Monday 5th November)
    In SkyTime, you are a scientist who lost their family in an avalanche and are trying to get them back. You created a time machine, but it was missing one key component: a reactor core to power it. You stole one from the evil private military company Mortech, and are now being chased. Can you outrun them?
  • Startide, Forever Entertainment – $9.99
    Startide is the new take on the arcade top-down shooter – play as an elite pilot driving the Interstellar Recon Mecha geared with a unique set of weapons and special abilities. Explore the uncharted corners of the galaxy, discover its story and test your skills in epic battles against the most feared space dreadnoughts.
  • Swap This!, Two Tribes – $1.19 (available Friday 2nd November)
    You may have matched colors before, but never like in Swap This! To master this puzzle game you need real skills, quick wits and tactical thinking. In no-time you’ll orchestrate screen-clearing chain reactions and use super-charged power-ups.
  • Tennis World Tour, Bigben Interactive – $59.99
    Play as one of the 30 best tennis players in the world: Roger Federer, Angelique Kerber, Stan Wawrinka and many of the sport’s legends.
  • The Shapeshifting Detective, Wales Interactive – $12.99 (available Tuesday 6th November)
    The Shapeshifting Detective is a supernatural-noir murder mystery FMV game. Play as a detective and investigate the murder by shapeshifting into any character. Even the next victim. Dorota Shaw is dead. And the prime suspects are three tarot readers with the uncanny ability to predict murder – or commit it. It’s your job to find out what else they know – but they won’t reveal their dark secrets to just anyone… Luckily, you can be anyone you want to be.
  • Transistor, Supergiant Games – $19.99
    From the creators of Bastion, Transistor is a sci-fi themed action RPG that invites you to wield an extraordinary weapon of unknown origin as you fight through a stunning futuristic city. Transistor seamlessly integrates thoughtful strategic planning into a fast-paced action experience, melding responsive gameplay and rich atmospheric storytelling. During the course of the adventure, you will piece together the Transistor’s mysteries as you pursue its former owners.
  • Trivial Pursuit Live!, Ubisoft – $19.99
    Experience the thrill of competing on a TV trivia game show at home or on the go. Featuring different question formats to challenge players from beginner to expert. You can even take on players from around the world in online play. For up to four players.
  • Wheel of Fortune, Ubisoft – $19.99
    Play as a contestant on Wheel of Fortune, America’s favorite TV show, anytime, anywhere! Spin the wheel and put your brain to the test against thousands of unique puzzles. Play solo or challenge players online. Enjoy an authentic TV-show experience with Wheel of Fortune. Spin the wheel, win special wedges, and experience true-to-the-TV-show rules. Win iconic in-game prizes such as luxurious trips, cars, and up to one million dollars.
  • World of Final Fantasy Maxima, Square Enix – $39.99 (available Tuesday 6th November)
    Beloved characters from Final Fantasy lore (Champions) and a multitude of monsters that can be captured (Mirages) appear in this fun and exciting adventure. This new and enhanced version of the World of Final Fantasy game also features the Avatar Change system, which allows the protagonists, Reynn and Lann, to fight as Champions. Fight your way through exhilarating battles as legendary Final Fantasy heroes.
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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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