Nintendo eShop Update: 20th December 2018 (Europe)
This week’s Nintendo eShop releases for Europe are in, delivering new add-on content, demos and games for Nintendo Switch, Wii U and Nintendo 3DS – as well as plentiful discounts across all platforms.
Nintendo Switch Add-On Content
- Chronus Arc: Damage x2, KEMCO – £4.49 (€4.99)
Damage dealt to enemies is doubled. Settings can be changed in the System section of the menu.
- Chronus Arc: Experience x3, KEMCO – £4.49 (€4.99)
All characters’ experience value gained increases by 200%. Settings can be changed in the System section of the menu.
- Chronus Arc: Full Restore, KEMCO – £3.59 (€3.99)
All characters’ HP, MP and abnormal statuses are fully recovered and cured after battle. Settings can be changed in the System section of the menu.
- Chronus Arc: Mining x3, KEMCO – £1.79 (€1.99)
Items obtained through mining are tripled. Settings can be changed in the System section of the menu.
- Chronus Arc: No Encounters, KEMCO – £1.79 (€1.99)
Disables battle encounters.
- Color Zen: Add 3 more skips for each mode, Cypronia – £0.89 (€0.99)
You will get 3 skips for Classic mode, 3 skips for Reflection Mode, 3 skips for Serenity Mode and 3 skips for Nature mode.
- Color Zen: Add 5 more skips for each mode, Cypronia – £1.29 (€1.39)
You will get 5 skips for Classic mode, 5 skips for Reflection Mode, 5 skips for Serenity Mode and 5 skips for Nature mode.
- Color Zen: Add 7 more skips for each mode, Cypronia – £1.39 (€1.59)
You will get 7 skips for Classic mode, 7 skips for Reflection Mode, 7 skips for Serenity Mode and 7 skips for Nature mode.
- Color Zen: Nature Mode, Cypronia – £0.89 (€0.99)
The last 100 level mode which stars more boxy puzzles and hexagons galore with higher difficulty level.
- Color Zen: Reflection Mode, Cypronia – £0.89 (€0.99)
This mode contains 120 puzzles where the movements you make with shapes on one half of the screen affect the movement of shapes on the other half.
- Color Zen: Serenity Mode, Cypronia – £0.89 (€0.99)
This mode contains another 120 puzzles and features more curved and teardrop shapes.
- Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2: Extra DLC Pack 4, Bandai Namco Entertainment – £6.49 (€7.99)
Grasp the power of the movie Dragon Ball Super: Broly with the Extra Pack 4. The pack includes 2 Playable Characters from the movie, as well as new elements to enhance your Xenoverse experience: 2 New characters: SSGSS Gogeta and Broly (Full Power Super Saiyan), 1 New stage, 5 New Parallel Quests, 9 Additional Skills, 2 Costumes and 15 Super Souls.
- Guacamelee! 2: The Proving Grounds (Challenge Level), DrinkBox Studios – £3.19 (€3.49)
Do you have what it takes to impress a god? The great Tiempochtli may have the power to help you… if you can wake him from his nap. Head from Villachula to the Badlands and discover the entrance to the Proving Grounds, an ancient temple dedicated to the luchador arts. Tackle 15 unique new challenges to prove your worth and gain entrance to Tiempochtli’s sacred sleeping chamber.
- Paladins Champions Pack, Hi-Rez Studios – £15.79 (€17.49)
Every Paladins Champion. Forever. Purchasing the Champions Pack will immediately unlock all 35+ Champions currently in Paladins. Plus, you’ll also get all future Champions as soon as they are released. If you previously unlocked Champions in Paladins, your account will be refunded the gold value for those Champions when you purchase the Champions Pack.
- Paladins Gift Giving Bundle, Hi-Rez Studios – £8.99 (€9.99)
- Paladins Obsidian Pack Bundle, Hi-Rez Studios – £13.49 (€14.99)
Ride into battle atop a gleaming Obsidian Warhorse, exclusive to this great Paladins bundle! Even better: You’ll get 3 MILLION Battle Pass XP to level up and unlock sweet loot. And you’ll get 200 Crystals to unlock your favourite Skin, Emote, or Voice Pack!
- Paladins Season Pass 2018, Hi-Rez Studios – £35.99 (€39.99)
The Paladins Season Pass 2018 makes every game matter more! You’ll immediately unlock the current Battle Pass and the Remix Strix skin. And you’ll be on your way to unlocking even more rewards! Plus: Get 1,500 Crystals to claim your favourite Skins in the Realm, and instantly unlock the Limited rewards for Battle Pass 1 and 2.
- Party Arcade: Tickets x 1000, FarSight Studios – £0.99 (€0.99)
- Party Arcade: Tickets x 5500, FarSight Studios – £4.99 (€4.99)
- Party Arcade: Tickets x 12000, FarSight Studios – £9.99 (€9.99)
Pic-a-Pix Deluxe – Giant Puzzles 6, Lightwood Games – £2.99 (€2.99)
An additional pack of 30 extra large puzzles, from 25×30 to 45×35 sizes!
- Pinball FX3: Williams Pinball: Volume 2, Zen Studios – £8.99 (€9.99)
This stunning collection of three authentic Bally tables includes Black Rose, Attack from Mars and The Party Zone. All available to play both in their classic original form and as remastered tables with updated graphics, animated toys, and a host of new features.
- Valkyria Chronicles 4: A United Front with Squad 7, SEGA – £4.79 (€5.99)
This story features an encounter with Squad 7, the heroes of the original Valkyria Chronicles. After playing through this extra story, you will get the characters Welkin (in the tank Edelweiss), Alicia, Isara, Largo, and Rosie for use in the main game. This story can be played after unlocking the Headquarters in Chapter 2 of the main story. To access this story, go to Book Mode > Menu > Extra Stories.
Nintendo Switch Apps
- InkyPen, InkyPen – Free
Get your hands on thousands of comics with a monthly subscription. InkyPen includes comics from across the globe. From big name publishers to indies and webcomics. Including comics such as Hellboy (Dark Horse), Robotech (Titan), Transformers and Judge Dredd (IDW), Sarah’s Scribbles (Andrews McMeel Universal) and many, many more.
Nintendo Switch Demos
- Jewel Fever 2, Sprakelsoft – Free
Jewel Fever 2 is an addictive match-3-puzzle-game! Three game modes: Normal, Quick and Infinite. 15 Objectives to be completed (in normal-mode or quick-mode). Combos: You can achieve more points by making combos!
- Valthirian Arc: Hero School Story, PQube – Free
Oversee the development of your hero school, build structures, upgrade facilities, and manage the day-to-day activities of your students. Train your warrior, mage, and ranger students to hone their abilities and unlock powerful sub-classes such as paladin, scholar, harlequin and more! Deploy students on timed errand missions across the world or head out to take on quests with your own squad to experience the adventure first-hand.
Nintendo Switch Games
- ACA NEOGEO Puzzle Bobble, Hamster Corporation – £6.29 (€6.99)
Puzzle Bobble is an action puzzle game released by Taito in 1994. Bub and Bob, the bubble spitting dragons from the action game, Bubble Bobble, are back in a new bubble-based puzzle! Skillfully bounce bubbles off the walls and match 3 or more bubbles of the same colour to erase them! Enjoy the easy to learn, but hard to master, bubble shooter puzzle game!
- Arcade Archives Donkey Kong Jr., Hamster Corporation – £6.29 (€6.99)
Donkey Kong Jr. is an action game released by Nintendo in 1982. Donkey Kong has been captured and caged in his latest encounter with Mario. Donkey Kong Jr. is on his way to set him free! Skillfully utilize jumps and the cranes to avoid enemies, get to the top, and steal the cage’s key from Mario.
- Awe, BadLand Games – £4.49 (€4.99)
Awe is a god-game about expressing one’s creativity by shaping and building planets’ ecosystems in a tranquil, relaxing ambiance accompanied by exquisite, minimalist lowpoly 3D art and atmospheric music. A constant sense of progression and discoveries will maintain the player’s interest throughout puzzle-like levels, leading him to eventually understand his place and purpose as a god in this universe he has created. The objective is not to make a difficult game, and although some puzzles may seem more complex than others, they are always easily solvable.
- Bring Them Home, Higgs Games – £10.79 (€11.99) until 13th January 2019, normally £13.49 (€14.99)
Since each astronaut has unique abilities, complex puzzle worlds must to be mastered to find a way out. Explore many interesting locations, activate and use different mechanisms to bring the brave heroes home! This is the moment to embark on a unique journey into space! Find your way through places full of obstacles!
- Chronus Arc, KEMCO – £11.69 (€12.99)
On their way to the Chronus Shrine to get the Chronus Fragments, Loka and his teacher Teth are surrounded by a mysterious man named Geppel and his gang. They demand the Fragments. While Teth plays for time, Loka rushes out of the cave on his own to fetch reinforcements. He is successful, but Teth and Geppel are nowhere to be found. Aiming to gather information about his missing teacher, Teth, Loka decides to set out on a journey with his friend Sarna.
- City Builder, BoomBox – £8.99 (€9.99)
City Builder combines two classic game mechanics in a fun, bouncy new game where players stack pipes, roads and power lines to form ever-larger cities, moving from one to the next across the planet’s continents. Along the way, they run into a large number of challenges, ranging from clever/pesky Mole-men to the elusive Bigfoot, Aliens, Wandering Hot-Air Balloons, Huge Bonus Levels and much more.
- Clouds & Sheep 2, HandyGames – £8.99 (€9.99)
Plant grass, flowers, trees and shear your animals’ different-coloured wool to stock up your resources! Collect happy stars, harvest wood and flower petals and use them to provide your flock with food, accessories, toys and more! Control the clouds and make it rain to ensure your sheep never run out of fresh water to drink. If your sheep feel happy and content, they’ll bring tiny lambs into the world!
- Donut County, Annapurna Interactive – £10.99 (€11.99)
Donut County is a story-based physics puzzle game where you play as an ever-growing hole in the ground. Meet cute characters, steal their trash, and throw them in a hole. Raccoons have taken over Donut County with remote-controlled trash-stealing holes. You play as BK, a hole-driving raccoon who swallows up his friends and their homes to earn idiotic prizes.
- Dreamwalker, Code Mystics – £3.99 (€4.39)
Meet Walker. Walker is wandering the land of dreams, following his sleepy path amongst the clouds and stars. Guide Walker peacefully through Dreamland to Sunrise without him waking up. But be careful… Walker faces many challenges to a good night’s sleep! Alarm Clocks, Early Birds, and Night Mares thwart your efforts.
- Dynamite Fishing: World Games, HandyGames – £8.99 (€9.99)
Join the fun in this wild fishing action and rush across the seven seas. Fly fishing is boring! Grab your guns and explosives and let’s catch some fish REDNECK STYLE! Forget about idyllic ponds, or beautiful coral reefs. Dynamite Fishing – World Games will ship you to the best fishing spots all over the globe including an awesome jungle adventure! Choose your favourite characters and boats, explore the most daring scenarios and catch as many fish as you can.
- Firewatch, Campo Santo – £14.99 (€19.99)
Perched high atop a mountain, it’s your job to look for smoke and keep the wilderness safe. An especially hot, dry summer has everyone on edge. Your supervisor Delilah is available to you at all times over a small, handheld radio—your only contact with the world you’ve left behind. But when something strange draws you out of your lookout tower and into the forest, you’ll explore a wild and unknown environment, facing questions and making choices that can build or destroy the only meaningful relationship you have.
- Fitness Boxing, Nintendo – £29.99 (€49.99)
It’s time to get moving! In Fitness Boxing, you can participate in boxing-based workouts while bopping along to instrumental versions of some popular music hits! Whether it’s becoming more fit, improving general well-being, targeting specific areas of the body, or simply getting active with a friend, grab a Joy-Con (or two!) and box to the beat as you work towards the fitness goals you’ve set. Your very own fitness instructor will provide encouragement during your workouts, and guide you through the poses and motions…until you master them all!
- Funghi Puzzle Funghi Explosion, D3 Publisher – £18.29 (€17)
Easy to play alone and fun with a friend, this puzzle game is great for beginner or veteran alike. The rules are simple: gather up three of the same Funghi to make them disappear. Funghis will sprout on the log depending on how many blocks you’ve cleared. When the log is full, the Funghis will be loaded into a box, earning you points.
- Guess the Character, JanduSoft – £2.69 (€2.99)
Guess the Character is a two player guessing game. Each player starts the game with a board that includes cartoon images of 24 people. The game starts with each player with a random character from the board. The object of the game is to be the first to determine which character one’s opponent have.
- Hardway Party, Wastelands – £1.99 (€1.99)
Hardway Party is a fast-paced arcade game. Unlock over 50 unique cars and over a dozen worlds. Play with up to 3 of your friends in versus mode or crazy survival mode. If that’s not enough, show off your skills in 6 differently-themed missions. Let’s get the party rollin’!
- Horizon Shift ’81, Funbox Media – £7.19 (€7.99)
The player controls a ship in the centre of the screen, enemies approach from the top and bottom and the player is able to switch up and down to deal with the encroaching hoard. Different enemies react differently when they reach the horizon, some sit on the horizon, some destroy sections of the horizon and some run up and down the horizon. The player is equipped with a dash attack where they can knock enemies off the horizon and smash them into other incoming enemies for a score bonus. Dashing an enemy of the line refills the dash metre allowing for ‘Dash chaining’, this is where the big points are scored.
- Jewel Fever 2, Sprakelsoft – £3.59 (€3.99 )
Jewel Fever 2 is an addictive match-3-puzzle-game! Three game modes: Normal, Quick and Infinite. 15 Objectives to be completed (in normal-mode or quick-mode). Combos: You can achieve more points by making combos!
- Kingmaker: Rise to the Throne, Artifex Mundi – £13.49 (€14.99)
Two royal knights, Edmund and Randall Ulmer, are tricked into a conspiracy against the crown. Pursued by the royal guard and ruthless conspirators, the brothers embark on a dangerous journey that will uncover the kingdom’s shameful secrets, restore the honour of the Ulmer family and change their fate forever.
- Koloro, QubicGames – £8.99 (€9.99)
Embrace a unique one-button gameplay, lovable characters, a wonderful art style and a captivating soundtrack. Play the adventure alone or with a friend as a team in a cooperative mode. Once this is over, a hard mode will keep challenging you!
- Leopoldo Manquiseil, BadLand Games – £5.39 (€5.99)
The videogame industry is in danger! A dishonest organization (A.M.E.) has set out to monopolize the industry and thus control the minds of the players. Developers and distributors have two options: either they take their side or else the market will end up crushing them. The freedom of creation has disappeared and only small independent studios seem to offer a small resistance.
- Mana Spark, QubicGames – £8.99 (€9.99)
Explore a dreadful dungeon and fight smart enemies that will plan and collaborate between themselves to defeat you.
- Mech Rage, Drageus Games – £8.99 (€9.99)
The aliens are coming! The life of your crew is in your hands. Can you defend your ship from the pesky invaders? Take control of a powerful Combat Mech and take them head on! Upgrade your abilities and weapons to be able to stand your ground against increasingly more overwhelming enemy assault. Show off your combat skills, reflexes and endurance. Remember: even the smallest mistake can lead to an abrupt end of your adventure!
- Nightshade, D3 Publisher – £43.19 (€47.99)
A romance visual novel game made in collaboration with D3P Otomebu and Red Entertainment, two companies known for their creative range and production of heavyweight visual novel games. Character design and illustrations are by the popular illustrator Teita. The romance revolves around Ninjas who have lived through the Sengoku Period. The story is set in Japan soon after the Sengoku Period. Follow the romances between the protagonist and other main characters through a compelling tale of conflicting loyalties.
- Nippon Marathon, PQube – £11.99 (€12.99)
Stretch your muscles and embark upon the ultimate marathon of Japan in a crazy party racer! Hurdle barrels, outrun Shiba Inu and dive out of the paths of bicycles – all while throwing fruit at your opponents and dashing across planks precariously balanced over waterfalls in an unreal marathon across the whole of Japan!
- Paladins Digital Deluxe Edition, Hi-Rez Studios – £53.99 (€59.99)
The ultimate Paladins experience. The Digital Deluxe Edition includes the Champion Pack and the Season Pass 2018. Enjoy every current and future Paladins Champion — forever. Instantly unlock all three Battle Passes for 2018 and get sweet loot all year long. Plus, we’re throwing in 1,500 Crystals that you can use however you want in Paladins. There’s no better deal in the Realm.
- Party Arcade, FarSight Studios – £19.99 (€24.99)
Party Arcade is a family-friendly party game. We are creating a virtual modern arcade starting with 13 games (with more to come) where players collect tickets, unlock different equipment skins, and battle against family/friends at home or online across the world! With 13 games, a ticket system which rewards players, customizes their equipment look, and allows them to compete with others around the world, the goal is to make Party Arcade the premier party game experience for any platform or console!
- RAZED, PQube – £9.29 (€9.99)
RAZED is a lightning-fast, single-player platform racing game that’s all about speedrunning. Sprint through dynamic neon levels in the quickest time possible, employing skills such as super-speed boosts, mega-jumps, drifts, stomps and strafes to bypass obstacles and uncover shortcuts to propel yourself up the online leaderboards. But there’s a catch: powers cost momentum, and if your energy falls too low your shoes (and you) could very well explode…
- Revertia, PLiCy – £3.99 (€3.99)
By turning over the panel and sandwiching the others like Reversi, you can see various actions such as making footholds, erasing obstacles, beating and dropping enemies. Make full use of the actions and solve puzzles to get to the goal!
- Sheltered, Team17 – £7.99 (€11.99) until 31st December 2018, normally £9.99 (€14.99)
After a global apocalypse, you take on the role of protecting four family members living in a deserted underground shelter. Their well-being and survival are your responsibility. One bad decision and a loved one is gone, forever.
- Sundered: Eldritch Edition, Thunder Lotus Games – £15.49 (€19.99)
Confront hordes of terrifying enemies in an ever-changing world inspired by the works of H.P. Lovecraft. Sundered is a challenging and unique take on a classic genre from the creators of Jotun, now with local co-op! You play Eshe, a wanderer in a ruined world, trapped in ever-changing caverns filled with hordes of terrifying enemies. Harness the power of corrupted relics to defeat gigantic bosses, at the cost of your humanity. Resist or embrace.
- TryBit Logic, HIMACS – £4.54 (€5.24) until 7th January 2019, normally £6.49 (€7.49)
TryBit Logic is a fun puzzle game that lets you learn about logical operations used in computer programming. Strategically combine the logical operations panels to defeat the bugs. If a bug’s switch reaches 0000 or 1111, you can destroy it!
- Viviette, DYA GAMES – £9.99 (€9.99)
Uncover the secrets and mysteries of Neuville’s Mansion. Test your logic against diverse puzzles, locate and use a variety of items, and don’t lose your sense of direction, as navigation itself becomes an obstacle in your path.
- Wondershot, QubicGames – £8.99 (€9.99)
Enjoy a new “couch game” with your friends and family, presented by the publishers of the best-selling Astro Bears Party. No luck, just skill and rage! Hilariously intense multiplayer battle arena! You only have one ammo to defeat your opponent. Miss your target and you will have to pick it back up or steal your enemy’s!
Nintendo Switch Pre-Orders
- 99Seconds, EnjoyUp Games – £1.77 (€1.97) until 4th January 2019, normally £2.69 (€2.99)
99Seconds, a fun, retro-style video game, where you can modify time to avoid all kinds of dangers. After finishing off Black Eye, V-99 entered a mysterious zone called Bit 8, without knowing why V-99 could modify time!. But everything became complicated with the appearance of the BLACK VECTORS: mysterious beings that aim to destroy any intruder who reaches Bit 8.
- Cake Laboratory, Grimtalin – £2.42 (€2.69) until 6th January 2019, normally £2.69 (€2.99)
Tower of cakes, every child’s dream! Let the kid in you go crazy with sweet and delicious cake towers. Cake Laboratory is a stacking game with a sweet twist to it. Use cakes instead of taking breaks, and make the most delicious tower. A casual game for all family to enjoy, child-friendly and challenging at the same time.
- Doodle God: Evolution, JoyBits – £6.29 (€6.99)
Doodle God: Evolution is a unique edition of the well-known game that includes not only the classic Doodle God, but Doodle Farm as well. And now, in this addicting all ages game, not only fire, earth, water and air but also plankton, mammals or birds will be at your disposal. Mix and match different combinations of elements to build an entire civilization and re-create the evolution of the animal world!
- Johnny Turbo’s Arcade: Heavy Barrel, FTE Games – £7.10 (€7.99)
Fight through the enemy’s army and collect pieces for a secret weapon to destroy their underground artillery base.
- Odium to the Core, QubicGames – £4.99 (€4.99)
Guide Odium through dangerous and intense music-fueled levels to fight and stop the spreading corruption. Reach the core and save the world! Keep the balance to avoid traps, enemies and move through narrow passages. Defeat challenging bosses and discover the story behind the corruption of Odium’s world.
- Super Hero Fight Club: Reloaded, QubicGames – £8.99 (€9.99)
Welcome to the marvelous Super Hero Fight Club: 17 fabulous fighters and their superpowers, quick tactical combats, tricky modes, levels and powerups, up to 4 players rumble and single player challenges. Become the Queen or King of the Fight Club!
- The Keep, Cinemax – £11.99 (€13.99) until 23rd December 2018, normally £15.99 (€17.99)
Enter the Keep as an unsung hero on a quest to destroy the mighty wizard Watrys. Explore the dark and complex corridors, treacherous prisons and subterranean realms in this first-person dungeon crawler featuring real-time tactical combat, a unique rune magic system, and puzzle solving. This game will awaken memories of what made old-school RPG dungeons so much fun to play while you fight, hunt for hidden treasures, avoid deadly traps, experiment with magic and solve complex riddles inside the dungeon.
- Venture Towns, Kairosoft – £8.99 (€10)
Assume the reins of a mega-conglomerate to build your very own metropolitan utopia! Stores, houses, mansions–towers! The sky’s the limit as you fashion your humble burg into the world’s most powerful fiscal force! Place compatible structures near each other to craft specialty districts or “combos,” adding flavour to your town while reaping big bonuses and boosting Land Price!
Wii U Add-On Content
- Minecraft: The Nightmare Before Christmas Mash-up, Mojang – £4.79 (€5.99)
A nightmare? Before Christmas? With thousands of blocks over there. And more redstone than I can bear? Looks scary, but also fun! Could it be I got my wish? Should I play, or should I run? A Christmas pack so nightmarish!
Nintendo 3DS Games
- PixelMaker Studio, Nostatic Software – £8.99 (€9.99)
Using easy to use tools on your Nintendo 3DS, you can design images as simple or as complex as you like. Experiment, and create characters and scenes based on your favourite classic video games, or draw straight out of your own imagination!
3DS HOME Menu Themes
- A gift for Nichus, Animundi – £0.89 (€0.99)
- Bronto on the snow, Animundi – £0.89 (€0.99)
- Christmas 2, Umusic online France – £1.79 (€1.99)
- Fun Christmas, Umusic online France – £1.79 (€1.99)
- Happy New Year, Umusic online France – £1.79 (€1.99)
- Hello Winter, Umusic online France – £1.79 (€1.99)
- Jurassic Cubs 3-pack Number 19, Animundi – £2.29 (€2.49)
- Jurassic Cubs on Noel, Animundi – £1.39 (€1.49)
- Kitty is a plush toy, Sanrio – £0.89 (€0.99)
- Kitty loves her snacks, Sanrio – £0.89 (€0.99)
- Kitty plays with her toys, Sanrio – £0.89 (€0.99)
- Kitty with cherries, Sanrio – £0.89 (€0.99)
- Music Pack 15, Umusic online France – £3.59 (€3.99)
- SmileyWorld: Christmas 01, SmileyWorld – £1.39 (€1.49)
- SmileyWorld: Christmas 02, SmileyWorld – £1.39 (€1.49)
- SmileyWorld: Slogan 01, SmileyWorld – £1.39 (€1.49)
- SmileyWorld: Slogan 02, SmileyWorld – £1.39 (€1.49)