Nintendo eShop Update: 22nd February 2018 (Europe)

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This week’s Nintendo eShop releases for Europe are in, delivering new content on Nintendo Switch, New Nintendo 3DS, and Nintendo 3DS – as well as plentiful discounts across all platforms.

Permanent Conditional Discount – Nintendo Switch

  • Hollow, Forever Entertainment – £12.59 (€13.99) for those that own Frederic 2: Evil Strikes Back, Sparkle 2, Violett, Frederic: Resurrection of Music, Millie, or Qbik, normally £17.99 (€19.99)

Special Offers – Nintendo Switch

  • Black the Fall, SandSailorStudio – £9.59 (€11.99) until 8th March 2018, normally £11.99 (€14.90)
  • Heart&Slash, BLG-Publishing – £11.33 (€12.59) until 21st March 2018, normally £12.59 (€13.99)
  • Mad Carnage, QubicGames – £3.59 (€3.99) until 19th March 2018, normally £4.49 (€4.99)
  • Nightmare Boy, Badland Games – £8.09 (€8.99) until 21st March 2018, normally £8.99 (€9.99)
  • Nine Parchments, Frozenbyte – £13.49 (€14.99) until 15th March 2018, normally £17.99 (€19.99)
  • Nuclien, Springloaded – £2.24 (€2.59) until 28th February 2018, normally £2.99 (€3.49)
  • Slime-san, Fabraz – £6.70 (€8.03) until 8th March 2018, normally £10 (€11.99)
  • Sparkle Unleashed, 10tons – £5.59 (€6.39) until 28th February 2018, normally £6.99 (€7.99)
  • Tumblestone, QuantumAstroGuild – £7.19 (€7.79) until 22nd March 2018, normally £11.99 (€12.99)
  • Ultra Hyperball, Springloaded – £6.29 (€6.99) until 28th February 2018, normally £8.99 (€9.99)

Special Offers – Wii U

  • 99Seconds, EnjoyUp Games – £1.14 (€1.24) until 22nd March 2018, normally £2.29 (€2.49)
  • Absolutely Unstoppable MineRun, Yappa Pie – £1.64 (€1.97) until 8th March 2018, normally £2.99 (€3.59)
  • Darts Up, EnjoyUp Games – £1.14 (€1.24) until 22nd March 2018, normally £2.29 (€2.49)
  • Double Breakout, nuGAME – £4.20 (€4.90) until 22nd March 2018, normally £6 (€7)
  • Kung Fu FIGHT!, Nostatic Software – £1.11 (€1.49) until 1st March 2018, normally £1.49 (€1.99)
  • Pinball Breakout, nuGame – £4.20 (€4.90) until 22nd March 2018, normally £6 (€7)
  • Rock ‘N Racing Off Road, EnjoyUp Games – £2.69 (€2.99) until 22nd March 2018, normally £5.39 (€5.99)
  • Steel Rivals, nuGAME – £4.19 (€4.89) until 22nd March 2018, normally £5.99 (€6.99)
  • Tumblestone, The Quantum Astrophysicists Guild – £11.99 (€14.99) until 22nd March 2018, normally £19.99 (€24.99)

Special Offers – New Nintendo 3DS

  • Breakout Defense, nuGAME – £4.20 (€4.90) until 22nd March 2018, normally £6 (€7)
  • Christmas Night Archery, Petite Games – £1.34 (€1.49) until 8th March 2018, normally £1.79 (€1.99)
  • Halloween Night Archery, Petite Games – £1.34 (€1.49) until 8th March 2018, normally £1.79 (€1.99)

Special Offers – New Nintendo 3DS

  • Carps & Dragons, Abylight – £1.79 (€1.99) until 8th March 2018, normally £4.49 (€4.99)
  • Football Up Online, EnjoyUp Games – £1.79 (€1.99) until 22nd March 2018, normally £3.59 (€3.99)
  • Kung Fu FIGHT!, Nostatic Software – £1.49 (€1.68) until 1st March 2018, normally £1.99 (€2.25)

Nintendo Switch Pre-Orders

  • A.O.T. 2, Koei Tecmo Europe – £54.99 (€69.99)

Abandon all fear. A.O.T. 2 is the gripping sequel to the action game based on the worldwide hit anime series “Attack on Titan.” Experience the immense story of the anime alongside Eren and his companions, as they fight to save humanity from the threat of the deadly human devouring Titans. Try your hand in operating the omni-directional mobility gear, manoeuvring and flying through the sky to counter the Titans, and feel the thrill and satisfaction of battling giant opponents.

  • A.O.T. 2 Deluxe Edition, Koei Tecmo Europe – £89.99 (€109.99)

Deluxe Edition Contents include the A.O.T. 2 game and a 20 piece additional outfit set. (Additional outfits included with this set can also be purchased separately).

  • A Normal Lost Phone, Plug In Digital – £5.49 (€5.99)

A Normal Lost Phone is a game about exploring the intimacy of an unknown person whose phone was found by the player. The game takes the shape of a narrative investigation: you have to search the phone’s text messages, pictures and applications, in order to learn about its former owner. Through this phone, you uncover Sam’s life, friends, family and relationships, until the evening when they turn 18 and mysteriously disappear.

  • Detention, Coconut Island Games – £7.59 (€8.39) until 1st March 2018, normally £9.49 (€10.49)

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.

  • Little Triangle, KONANDENKI – £11.69 (€12.99)

Little Triangle is a side-scrolling action game. Button operations are simply walking and jumping. Complete the stages by defeating the unique enemy characters and bosses!

  • Manticore: Galaxy on Fire, Koch Media – £16.19 (€17.99) until 22nd March 2018, normally £17.99 (€19.99)

Write your legacy in gunfire and smoke as you take down the galaxy’s most wanted criminals in action-packed dogfights! Rise to become the hero of the Neox Sector – a deadly fringe world terrorized by ruthless crime lords and their no-good underlings!

  • Packet Queen #, Studio F-Sharp – £3.99 (€4.99)

Divide up the packets that appear one after another, and aim to get a higher score than your opponent. This is a competitive-type active solitaire game where you aim for a high score by gathering the necessary packets while avoiding specific colors and putting them together in poker-style hands. There are 39 stickers to collect based on how you play. Includes VS Mode where you can compete against other players over the Internet. Aim for a high rank after completing story mode!

Nintendo Switch Add-On Content

  • Dragon Sinker – Boost Scroll, KEMCO – £4.49 (€4.99)
  • Dragon Sinker – Encounter Scroll, KEMCO – £1.79 (€1.99)
  • Dragon Sinker – Experience Scroll, KEMCO – £4.49 (€4.99)
  • Dragon Sinker – Full Recovery Scroll, KEMCO – £3.59 (€3.99)
  • Dragon Sinker – Job Points Scroll, KEMCO – £2.69 (€2.99)
  • Pinball FX3 – Pinball FX3 – Jurassic World Pinball, Zen Studios – £8.99 (€9.99)

Nintendo Switch Demos

  • ChromaGun, Pixel Maniacs – Free

Welcome to ChromaTec’s test lab! You’re here to test our newest, state-of-the-art military-grade colour-technology: The ChromaGun (patent pending)! Use it to try and solve our meticulously designed test chambers. The basic principle is as easy as applying it is complex: Exit the chambers via the exit doors. But be wary of the WorkerDroids in charge of maintaining the chambers. They’re not exactly what you and I would call “human-friendly”.

  • Star Ghost, Rainy Frog – Free

A Metagon war fleet has been detected at the outer perimeter. Patrol 12 star systems in the most advanced star fighter ever built. Navigate the perilous fragments of exploding planets, survive intense asteroid fields and dogfight with deadly Sentinel ships as you defend against the relentless onslaught of the formidable Metagon empire.

Nintendo Switch Games

  • 10 Second Run Returns, Blue Print – £4.32 (€5)

The action game 10 Second Run is back! The rules (and controls) are simple: “Move Sideways” and “Jump & Dash” to get to the finish line in under 10 seconds! Unlock different types of stick figures as you clear the stages! Run solo or race against others in multiplayer mode! Anytime, anywhere, with anyone, simply run, run, run! You’ll be surprised how much excitement is packed in 10 seconds- and how long 10 seconds can be!

  • ACA NEOGEO Magical Drop III, Hamster Corporation – £6.29 (€6.99)

Magical Drop III is a puzzle game released in 1997 by Data East. With adjustments and additions to the system from Magical Drop II, this version is much more lively and chain-based than its predecessor. Along with the addition of the Magical Journey mode, there are now more ways to enjoy the action.

  • Ace of Seafood, Nussoft – £6.69 (€7.39)

You can now openly admit to the desire we all share to become seafood. Because Ace of Seafood is an action game where you can form a party of up to 6 fish, crustaceans etc. and scavenge the depths of ocean while battling other life forms and increasing the strength of your own forces.

  • Arcade Archives Heroic Episode, Hamster Corporation – £6.29 (€6.99)

Heroic Episode is a shooting game released by IREM in 1986. The people of Mule are facing destruction at the hands of the Gasp Empire. Control a heroic soldier on the ground and in the air as they battle their way to retrieve the stolen goddess statue. Utilize their maser with its normal shots and power-up shots to wage this battle.

  • Dragon Sinker, KEMCO – £11.69 (€12.99)

Employing 8-bit graphics and sound that hark back to the golden era of RPGs, Dragon Sinker brings a visual and audio feast to the table of hungry gamers starving for the nostalgia of the great classics of yesteryear!

  • Hollow, Forever Entertainment – £16.19 (€17.99) until 8th March 2018, normally £17.99 (€19.99)

In Hollow, you are one of the pilots that transports precious resource cargo from the mining ship Shakhter-One down to Earth. One day you wake up in an emergency capsule drifting near the facility. You don’t remember who you are, or how you got out there… All you can remember is an autopilot docking code for capsule dock NR 6.

  • Layers of Fear: Legacy, Bloober Team – £17.99 (€19.99)

Layers of Fear: Legacy is a psychological and psychedelic horror game about a madness-engulfed painter striving to create his Magnum Opus. Learn the dark story of his past while gathering carefully crafted personal items that can be found in the game. Traverse the vision-induced, constantly changing house full of supernatural phenomena, where each move of the camera can shift the environment, and discover the true motive of the artist.

  • Old Man’s Journey, Broken Rules – £8.99 (€9.99)

Old Man’s Journey, a soul-searching puzzle adventure, tells a story of life, loss, reconciliation, and hope. Entrenched in a beautifully sun-kissed and handcrafted world, embark on a heartfelt journey interwoven with lighthearted and pressure-free puzzle solving.

  • Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 Plus, Bandai Namco Entertainment – £16.99 (€19.99)

The Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 series has finally come to the Nintendo Switch in the name of Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 Plus! Featuring eye-popping high-resolution 3D graphics and funky visuals, the latest version of the classic game takes chomping and chasing through mazes to a whole new level! Play by yourself or with your friends in the all-new Co-op game, Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 PLUS 2P – exclusive only to the Switch! Get on the train, the ultimate PAC experience is coming!

  • Payday 2, Starbreeze Studios – £44.99 (€49.99)

Payday 2 is an action-packed, four-player co-op shooter that once again lets gamers don the masks of the original Payday crew – Dallas, Hoxton, Wolf and Chains – as they descend on Washington DC for an epic crime spree. Up to four friends co-operate on each heist, and as the crew progresses the heists get bigger, better and more rewarding. Along with earning more money and becoming an infamous criminal comes new customization that lets players build and alter their guns and gear.

  • Pool, Sabec – £7.19 (€7.99)

An Easy to play Pool game for all ages, play against another person (two-player) or against the Ai (artificial intelligent) player and rediscover the fun and excitement of this classic arcade game. With stunning high definition 3D graphics and realistic physics, you will feel like you are playing on a real table.

  • Puzzle Puppers, Cardboard Keep – £4.49 (€4.99)

Puzzle Puppers is a puzzle game about stretching cute dogs to their food bowls. Easy to learn, difficult to master with deceptively simple puzzles and mechanics.

  • Radiation Island, Atypical Games – £8.99 (€9.99)

Radiation Island is a survival adventure game where you craft your own destiny in a huge open world environment. As part of the Philadelphia Experiment you have become stranded in a parallel, alternate reality. Discover this new and mysterious world, with all its surprises. Use everything you find to survive it and solve its puzzle to get back to the real world.

  • Space Dave!, Choice Provisions – £7.19 (€7.99)

Space Dave!, the spiritual successor to the hit game Woah Dave!, is a modern take on the fixed shooters of yesteryear. Defend your ground against the alien onslaught! Protect your terrain from their endless arsenal of weapons!

  • Spacecats with Lasers, Bitten Toast Games – £4.49 (€4.99)

Spacecats with Lasers is the ultimate combat experience in the meowverse! Fight the evil spacerats in this frenetic wave-shooter and aim to defeat the pug king!

  • Superola and the Lost Burgers, Undergames – £4.99 (€5.99)

Superola and The Lost Burgers is an epic retro-style platforming adventure, in which you’ll have to guide a burger-loving llama in its quest to defeat the Hotdog Aliens and recover the stolen hamburgers… before they get cold!

  • Toki Tori 2+: Nintendo Switch Edition, Two Tribes – £9.03 (€9.99) until 9th March 2018, normally £13.49 (€14.99)

Explore an enthralling forest island, learn magical songs and interact with the local wildlife to solve environmental puzzles. Toki Tori 2+’s game design requires just two moves: whistle and stomp. It’s super accessible, yet it builds up to incredible complexity later on.

  • Twin Robots: Ultimate Edition, Ratalaika Games – £6.79 (€6.79) until 5th March 2018, normally £7.99 (€7.99)

Watt and Volt are two twin robots, who have been forgotten by time and abandoned in an old robot factory. Marked as defective by mistake, if they wish to prove themselves as deserving a place in today’s world, they must pass a series of gruelling tests.

  • Typoman, Wales Interactive – £7.99 (€10.39) until 8th March 2018, normally £9.99 (€12.99)

Typoman is a puzzle platformer which takes you on a journey to explore the Power of Words in the everlasting battle between good and evil. You slip into the role of a character made of letters, struggling to make your way through a dark and hostile world. Despite your small stature, you have a powerful gift: You can craft words which will have an effect on the environment!

New Nintendo 3DS Games

  • RTO 2, nuGAME – £8.99 (€9.99)

RTO 2 is a side-scrolling first-person shooter with elements from the survival horror genre. Take control of a 6-man team through four episodes and do your best to survive and complete your mission. RTO 2 features randomly generated levels and permadeath. It will pitch you up against hordes of enemies and test your survival skills.

Nintendo 3DS Add-On Content

  • Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology: Rage of the Fallen, Deep Silver – £2.29 (€2.49)
  • Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology: Under the Moonlight, Deep Silver – £2.29 (€2.49)

Nintendo 3DS Games

  • SteamWorld Dig 2, Image & Form – £14.99 (€19.99)

SteamWorld Dig 2 takes you on a platform mining adventure forged in Metroidvania flames. When an old trading town is struck by mysterious earthquakes, it’s up to a lone steambot and her unlikely companion to uncover what trembling terrors lie beneath.

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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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