Nintendo eShop Update: 20th September 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 New 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 Demos

  • Detention, Coconut Island Games – Free
    Detention is a unique atmospheric horror game heavily influenced by Taiwanese/East Asian culture, religious elements and mythology. Based on the 1960s Taiwan under martial law, in this 2D atmospheric horror side-scroller, the player control characters who venture into the school beset by hostile supernatural events to uncover stories behind the haunted place. Incorporated the game provided players with unique graphics and gaming experience.

Nintendo Switch Games

  • A Case of Distrust, Serenity Forge – $14.99
    A Case of Distrust is a narrative mystery from 1924 San Francisco. Play as private investigator Phyllis Cadence Malone in this historical 2D adventure game. Explore underground speakeasies, smoke-filled billiard halls, classic barber shops, and more. Catch suspects in lies by using evidence, statements, and your wits. Intrinsic challenges face our heroine, as she struggles against a pushback on emancipation, leading to many doubts, both internal and external. Uncover the truth in a mystery full of deception!
  • A Gummy’s Life, EP Games – $14.99 (available Tuesday 25th September)
    Play as a gummy with up to eight friends online or on the couch! Easy to play, hard to master. You can sit down, smash all the buttons and have fun or… use the right move in each situation to take your opponents down!
  • ACA NEOGEO Aggressors of Dark Kombat, Hamster Corporation – $7.99
    Aggressors of Dark Kombat is a fighting game released by SNK in 1994. Pick one of eight intense fighters and go into battle to accomplish their goals. Use the full playing field and dash combined with fierce attacks in this intense, unrestricted battle! Will you win by techniques or by force?! Experience the true rampage of battles.
  • Arcade Archives RYGAR, Hamster Corporation – $7.99
    RYGAR is a video game created by Tecmo in 1986 and originally released for arcades in Japan as Warrior of Argus. It is a scrolling platform game where the player assumes the role as the Legendary Warrior. The main feature of gameplay is using a weapon called the Diskarmor.
  • Broken Age, Double Fine Productions – $14.99
    Broken Age is a timeless coming-of-age story of barfing trees and talking spoons. Vella Tartine and Shay Volta are two teenagers in strangely similar situations, but radically different worlds. The player can freely switch between their stories, helping them take control of their own lives, and dealing with the unexpected adventures that follow.
  • Broken Sword 5 – The Serpent’s Curse, Revolution Software – $29.99 (available Friday 21st September)
    Paris in the spring. Shots ring out from a gallery. A robbery… a murder… and the beginning of another epic Broken Sword adventure. From multi-award winning Revolution comes the latest mystery in this much loved adventure-puzzle series. Playing as intrepid American George Stobbart and sassy French journalist Nico Collard, you find yourself on the trail of a stolen painting – and a murderous conspiracy. A conspiracy whose roots lie in mysteries older than the written word…
  • Capcom Beat ‘Em Up Bundle, Capcom – $19.99
    Relive the glory days of cooperative arcade games with the Capcom Beat ‘Em Up Bundle! This comprehensive collection includes seven classic games, each with various multiplayer options, online capabilities and detailed galleries! Say goodbye to game overs! Adjust your difficulty settings or give yourself more lives to battle through each game in its entirety. You can also play the English or Japanese versions of each title!
  • Cities: Skylines: Nintendo Switch Edition, Paradox Interactive – $39.99
    Cities: Skylines is a modern take on a classic city builder, with original gameplay to realize the thrill and hardships of creating and maintaining a real city. Boasting fully realized transport and economy systems, Cities: Skylines is designed to suit any play style. And on the Nintendo Switch system, it can now be played anytime, anywhere.
  • Debris Infinity, SVC Games – $4.99 (available Friday 21st September)
    Debris Infinity is an action packed game that puts your reflexes to the limit, allowing you to manipulate time itself to make impossible maneuvers, using an advance scoring system to rank your performance! With three different single-player game modes you can test your skills in exciting scenarios: Fight against the clock in Time Attack, plan you attacks with precision in Power Wave or survive to earn the highest score in Normal mode.
  • Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition HD, Square Enix – $29.99
    Explore the world of Final Fantasy XV with a cast of cute and cool characters. After years of fighting, the nations of Lucis and Niflheim at last agree to an armistice. As a symbol of this promised peace, Noctis, crown prince of Lucis, is to wed the Lady Lunafreya of Tenebrae. The prince sets forth for his wedding on the eve of the signing ceremony, sent off by his father, King Regis. Unbeknownst to Noctis, however, the journey ahead is fraught with perils…
  • Gaokao.Love.100Days, Navila Software Japan – $9.99 (available Monday 24th September)
    This is a dating simulation game based on Chinese students’ real life. You can have romantic relationship with classmates, but remember that you have just 100 days while preparing for “Gaokao” (National College Entrance Exam), the exam that may change your destiny. Keep a balance between score and romance, or just drop one and see what would happen? There are over 10 story lines and will lead to more than 50 ends.
  • Hover, Plug In Digital – $24.99
    Experience the thrills of a fast-paced single and multiplayer Parkour game. Join the Rebellion and deride the security forces of an anti-leisure tyranny. Rise up to the many challenges of a futuristic Open World. Assemble your team, enhance your gear and perform incredible tricks and combos.
  • Legendary Fishing, Ubisoft – $29.99
    Experience the thrill of catching over 20 different types of fish, from king salmon to largemouth bass, in this legendary fishing experience. Includes unlockable gear, missions, multiple destinations, and hours of fun solo or with friends and family. Cast, hook, and reel!
  • Light Fingers, Numizmatic – $19.99
    What do skulking thieves do after a night of procuring shady spoils? They gather at a favourite tavern and wager it away on a friendly game of Light Fingers! Played on a magical clockworks game board, this turn-based multiplayer game has real-time action and devious opportunities for misdirection, all in the pursuit of securing more loot than your opponents.
  • MagiCat, Toge Productions – $4.99
    MagiCat takes players on a quest to retrieve a stolen artifact and explore the astounding magical worlds of the MagiCat universe. Using the powers of dashing, high jump, and fireball, along with items that can be unlocked as the story progresses, players must help MagiCat regain the world’s lost relic. Players will indulge in a memorable adventure packed with excitement and addictive gameplay.
  • Mitsurugi Kamui Hikae, Zenith Blue – $11.90
    High school girls and Japanese swords! Enter the arena, take on a swarm of enemies and leave none standing in this action-fuelled indie game. Collect skill points to upgrade your techniques and confront even greater foes. Feel a surge of pleasure as you make use of both swift attacks and destructive techniques to scatter your enemies!
  • My Brother Rabbit, Artifex Mundi – $14.99 (available Friday 21st September)
    My Brother Rabbit is a beautifully drawn adventure set in a surreal world that mixes reality with a child’s imagination. A young girl faces a terrible reality when she falls ill. The little girl and her brother use the power of imagination to escape the hostile outside world. Together they envision a fantastic universe that provides the play and comfort they need. In this magnificent land of make-believe, a little rabbit wants to nurse his ill friend the flower back to health in any way he can.
  • Oh My Godheads: Party Edition, Square Enix Collective – $14.99 (available Tuesday 25th September)
    Fast, frenetic, Capture-the-Head mayhem! Grab eleven Godheads with their own game-changing abilities, such as explosions, mind-control and freeze. Visit ten locations with their own obstacles to overcome, like the waterfalls in Japan, Italian volcanoes, and more. Who can say no to a Penguin with a top hat, monocle & smoking pipe? Meet nine curious characters.
  • Reigns: Kings & Queens, Devolver Digital – $7.99
    Reigns: Kings & Queens includes both award-winning games Reigns and Reign: Her Majesty. Sit on the throne as a benevolent (or malevolent) monarch of the modern age and swipe your royal decrees to the left or right to impose your will upon the kingdom.
  • Retimed, Stray Fawn – $14.99
    Looking for the most action-packed, slow-mo, couch shooter in the universe? Look no further! Challenge friends and family to awesome and fast-paced arena battles. Choose between chaotic team matches and intense free-for-all fights. Dash and dodge bullet clusters in nerve-wrecking slow-motion moments.
  • Snake vs Snake, Casual Games – $3.99 (available Wednesday 26th September)
    Snake vs Snake is a fast-paced snake game with an insane battle mode with power-ups and much more. Inspired by old classical Snake but with a much faster arcade pace and multiplayer support.
  • South Park: The Stick of Truth, Ubisoft – $29.99 (available Tuesday 25th September)
    Arm yourself with weapons of legend to defeat underpants gnomes, hippies, and other forces of evil. Discover the lost Stick of Truth and succeed in earning your place alongside Stan, Kyle, Cartman, and Kenny as their new friend. Fail, and you will forever be known as…a loser.
  • Speed Brawl, Kongregate – $19.99
    Speed Brawl is a 2D combat-racer about moving fast and hitting hard! Maintain your momentum, build your combos, and unleash powerful special moves. Find your own fighting style, and assemble the finest team of brawlers ever seen. Then do it all again faster… faster… FASTER!!!
  • Spider Solitaire F, Flyhigh Works – $5
    Spider Solitaire F is the first of our “F” (Flyhigh) series. We aim to bring the fun and challenge of classic games to the Nintendo Switch. In Spider Solitaire F we have prepared challenges that range from easy to very challenging; there are a total of 100 sets to solve. For those learning how to play there is a Hint function, and you can also go ‘one back’ in moves.
  • THE Card: Poker, Texas hold ’em, Blackjack and Page One, D3 Publisher – $4.99
    Enjoy four fun and classic card games! This game includes Poker, Texas hold ’em, Blackjack, and Page One.
  • The Gardens Between, The Voxel Agents – $19.99
    Best friends Arina and Frendt fall into a series of vibrant, dreamlike island gardens peppered with everyday objects from their childhood. Lost in a mysterious realm where cause and effect are malleable, the friends find that time flows in all directions. Manipulate time to solve puzzles and reach the apex of each isle.
  • Think of the Children, Fellow Traveller – $12.99 (available Tuesday 25th September)
    READY! SET! PARENT! Little Bobby’s dead, the BBQ is on fire, Jen’s eating poisonous berries and the birthday cake still needs icing. It’s just another wonderful day out with the kids in Think of the Children, a frantic parenting simulator for up to four players.
  • This is the Police 2, THQ Nordic – $29.99 (available Tuesday 25th September)
    Interpret the law as you see fit! Run the sheriff’s department, manage your cops, make tough decisions – and try to keep out of prison yourself – in this story-driven mixture of adventure, strategy, and turn-based tactical combat.
  • Ultimate Chicken Horse, Clever Endeavour Games – $14.99 (available Tuesday 25th September)
    Ultimate Chicken Horse is a party platformer where you and your friends build the level as you play, placing deadly traps before trying to reach the end of the level. If you can make it but your friends can’t, you score points! Play online or locally with your animal buddies and experiment with a wide variety of platforms to find new ways to mess with your friends.
  • Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna ~ The Golden Country, Nintendo – $TBC (available Friday 21st September)
    Start your Xenoblade Chronicles 2 journey at the beginning. Guide a group of legendary warriors through the tragic history that doomed a kingdom. Defend yourself from Malos and his forces using all the fury of a refined battle system that allows you to fight as both the artificial lifeforms known as Blades and their masters, the Drivers.
  • Valkyria Chronicles 4, SEGA – $59.99 (available Tuesday 25th September)
    Commander Claude Wallace and his childhood friends set out to fight for freedom in a desperate war, but bone-chilling blizzards, waves of imperial soldiers and the godlike powers of the Valkyria stand between them and victory.
  • Velocity 2X, Curve Digital – $14.99
    Race into the award-winning audacious all-in-one speed running, shoot ’em up platformer! Velocity 2X blends two unique styles of fast-paced, frenetic gameplay into one incredibly fun and challenging SF experience. Lt. Kai Tana, a former Test Pilot was captured by a race of hostile aliens. During her captivity, Kai’s body has undergone various cybernetic modifications. Free by a precious ally, she must now use her new abilities and the teleporting power of the Quarp Jet to evade the Vokh and free the universe from this dangerous threat.
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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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