Nintendo eShop Update: 22nd 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, Wii U and Nintendo 3DS – as well as plentiful discounts across all platforms.

Nintendo eShop Sales
Nintendo eShop Cyber Deals: Nintendo is making it easy to save this season with big savings – up to 50 percent off on select digital games for your Nintendo Switch or Nintendo 3DS system! Fans can purchase on or directly from Nintendo eShop to purchase and download games to play over winter break or right away.

Nintendo Switch Demos

  • 99Vidas: Definitive Edition, QUByte Interactive – Free (available Tuesday 27th November)
    99Vidas is a brawler set in a contemporary world, that pays tribute to both the classic and the new in the gaming industry. Brought to you in 16-bit pixelated glory, chock-full of references to not only gaming but also 80’s and 90’s pop culture. 99Vidas takes full advantage of modern era gameplay mechanics, making it the best of both worlds.
  • Energy Cycle Edge, Sometimes You – Free
    Energy Cycle Edge’ is the sequel to the puzzle game Energy Cycle. The main idea is the same: when you activate each cell in the game field, it changes the colors of the cell and any adjacent cells in a straight line. Each cell switches between three different colors, and your task is to make them all match the same color.
  • Forgotten Anne, Square Enix – Free (available Friday 23rd November)
    Forgotton Anne is a seamless cinematic adventure with meaningful storytelling and light puzzle platforming. You are Anne, the enforcer who keeps order in the Forgotten Lands, as she sets out to squash a rebellion that might prevent her master, Bonku, and herself from returning to the human world…
  • Hot Springs Story, Kairosoft – Free
    Build your own resort and propel it to success with but a touch of the finger in this one-of-a-kind simulation! Rooms, restaurants, arcades, and baths–position each facility to lull your guests into hot spring Nirvana and skyrocket your establishment to fame! Craft the perfect Japanese garden from lanterns, pine trees, azaleas, and more–you’ll need it all if you want to attract VIPs like pop stars and novelists.

Nintendo Switch Games

  • 99Vidas: Definitive Edition, QUByte Interactive – $9.99 (available Tuesday 27th November)
    99Vidas is a brawler set in a contemporary world, that pays tribute to both the classic and the new in the gaming industry. Brought to you in 16-bit pixelated glory, chock-full of references to not only gaming but also 80’s and 90’s pop culture. 99Vidas takes full advantage of modern era gameplay mechanics, making it the best of both worlds.
  • ACA NEOGEO Stakes Winner 2, Hamster Corporation – $7.99
    Stakes Winner 2 is a horse racing action game released by SNK in 1996. Choose your favorite of 12 horses and grasp victory in heated races! Control your horse like never before! Be wary, as jockeys who break the rules may be punished! Make use of the controls, items and training systems to completely dominate the GI Races.
  • Adventures of Bertram Fiddle Episode 2: A Bleaker Predicklement, Chorus Worldwide Games – $9.99
    Puzzles! Pigeons! And Puns! Take a journey deep into Victorian London with Bertram Fiddle. Explore secret passages, discover hidden objects, meet suspicious characters, solve befuddling puzzles and cringe at puns more terrible than ever as you unravel the mysteries of A Bleaker Predicklement.
  • Arcade Archives Atomic Robo-Kid, Hamster Corporation – $7.99
    Atomic Robo-Kid is a shoot’em up game released by UPL in 1988. The player will control an atomic Robo-Kid sized robot and proceed into the underground dungeon to fight with enemies using several types of weapons. So enjoy various stages in the game whether you’re exploring the dungeon using free scroll or playing the battle mode fighting with the enemy one on one.
  • ATV Drift & Tricks, Microïds – $34.99
    Tired of 2-wheeled vehicles? ATV Drift & Tricks is the ATV game for you! A quads-only racing game: Do a series of races in game modes with extraordinary challenges on varied tracks you can do over and over again: Deserts, Forests, Mountains, Lakes, Rivers, Oases … Settings that that will fill your eyes! No doubt, you’ll really see it all!
  • Battery Jam, Halseo – $14.99
    Battery Jam is a local multiplayer game of competitive territorial mayhem! Use the boombox to smash your opponents, capture their tiles, and dominate the arena! Choose one of four Jammers and compete to have the most tiles at the end of every match! Take on your friends or play alone in Free-for-All or Team mode across eight levels!
  • Bibi & Tina – Adventures with Horses, Treva Entertainment – $29.99
    Are you ready for the Falkenstein horse race? Ride as Bibi or Tina over hill and dale through the glorious countryside around Martinshof. Persistent training with your horse will constantly improve your riding skills. Face numerous challenges and demonstrate your strong nerves and sporting prowess in the decisive race in the maize maze!
  • Bibi Blocksbery – Big Broom Race 3, Treva Entertainment – $29.99
    Take to the air! A wild witch rally begins: Bibi and her friends leap onto their broomsticks and explore exciting worlds. With mysterious witches’ potions and turbulent aerial maneuvers, they zoom through the age of the dinosaurs, the Orient, and Transylvania. Whizz-whizz, and off they go!
  • Coloring Book, QubicGames – Free
    Coloring Book has 48 beautiful drawings divided in 8 pages with a unique theme: Jungle and Space are already available. Cats, Ocean, Farm, Girls Room, Construction Site and Dinosaurs are easily purchasable
  • Destruction, COSEN – $9.99
    Be part of special forces and fly around the world! International secret organization H has planned terrorist attacks in various places throughout the world in order to destroy world order. Elite organized special forces have been gathered from all over the world to stand up, stop the terrorists and protect order!
  • Gem Crash, Double Drive – $5.99
    The game is played simply by rotating the map’s outer ring. Bounce the ball and destroy the gems within the time limit. If you manage to destroy the Prism Gem, you will go into Fever Time. This will trigger an opportunity to destroy a Bonus Gem to get bonus points!
  • Horizon Chase Turbo, Aquiris Game Studio – $19.99 (available Wednesday 28th November)
    Horizon Chase Turbo is a racing game inspired by the great hits of the ’80s and ’90s. Race your way through opponents and master the circuits as you relive the classic arcade gameplay. Horizon Chase Turbo has a retro soul in a modern body. You’ll drive your car through extraordinary places, watching the sunset and facing rain, snow, harsh sandstorms and even a volcanic eruption.
  • kuso, Mokuzai Studio – $4.99
    kuso is a challenging yet fair platformer with a simple aesthetic. You have the ability to run, jump, and leave your own checkpoint. Make your way through acid, long jumps, disappearing platforms, bouncers, giant saws, and much more in this dreadful mechanical world. If you’re looking for a game that’ll challenge your platforming skills, something excellent to listen to, and a game to master, kuso is the game for you.
  • Ms. Splosion Man, Twisted Pixel Games – $14.99
    Bigger. Badder. Prettier… When Splosion Man is captured by the evil corporation known as Big Science, it’s up to Ms. Splosion Man to save the day. In this sequel to Splosion Man, Twisted Pixel Games raises the bar with Ms. Splosion Man and brings you into the action with 50 single player levels and 50 completely unique multiplayer levels playable locally or online.
  • Nidhogg 2, Messhof – $14.99
    The next installment of the epic, award-winning, dueling tug-of-war is here! Stab, shoot, slice or stomp your opponent to gain control of the screen, then book it to your side of the arena. Before long, a new opponent will appear. If they kill you, they get control. Get all the way to your end of the arena to win … and be devoured by the Nidhogg.
  • Panda Hero, Treva Entertainment – $29.99
    Release the panda in you! Take on the role of the mighty panda and tread your path unerringly. Skilfully dodge your attackers and sweep aside any creatures standing in your way – attack! Discover the exciting world of our intrepid panda hero in this thrilling platform game. Funny, thrilling and action-packed!
  • Party Hard, tinyBuild Games – $14.99
    In Party Hard, you play as someone who is really tired of the neighbors having loud parties. Instead of calling the police, you decide it’s a better idea to kill everyone – using your faithful knife and the environment. The tactical strategy follows a series of killings at parties through-ought the USA.
  • Please, Don’t Touch Anything, ForwardXP – $9.99
    Please, Don’t Touch Anything is a cryptic, brain-racking button-pushing puzzle game. Covering for a colleague taking a bathroom break, you find yourself in front of a mysterious console with a green screen monitor showing a pixelated live image of an unknown city. Also present is an ominous red button with the simple instruction to not touch anything!
  • R-Type Dimensions EX, Tozai Games – $14.99 (available Wednesday 28th November)
    The coin-op classics, R-Type & R-Type II, are together on Nintendo Switch! Fight through all 14 Bydo-infested stages in retro 2D graphics or shiny 3D graphics – and swap back and forth with the touch of a button ‘on-the-fly’. The new 3D graphics are accompanied by fully re-imagined arrangements of the timeless R-Type music tracks! The classic game-play remains untouched while the new Infinite game mode allows continuous progression from game start to final boss… the Bydo will not evade you this time! Both game modes can be played as single player or local multiplayer. Pull yourself together, save the earth and strike down the Evil Bydo Empire!
  • Spintires: Mudrunner – American Wilds, Focus Home Interactive – $39.99 (available Tuesday 27th November)
    Spintires: MudRunner – American Wilds is the ultimate version of the indie hit Spintires: MudRunner, putting players in the driver’s seat and daring them to take charge of incredible all-terrain vehicles, venturing across realistic, physics-simulated landscapes with only a map and compass as guides!
  • Steamburg, Monster Couch – $4.99
    The main character, professor Vincent Cornelius Moore, fights robots that invaded the city of Steamburg. The gameplay is unique – Vincent is unarmed, so he must choose his moves wisely. He can only throw small electro-bombs which lure the robots and halt their progress for a while. Vincent has to walk through the streets in such a way that the robot chasing him hits upon a Tesla coil and is destroyed. It seems quite easy in the first levels. Then you have to fight several robots at the same time, the robots become faster and faster, some of them can fly and other respond to Vincent’s every move.
  • STUMP, SimFabric – $2.29 (available Friday 23rd November)
    The Brave Stump sets out to chase lumberjacks through which he is no longer a beautiful tree. Guide Stump through five lands, collect lost leaves and help him regain his former shape.
  • Super Hydorah, Abylight – $19.99
    Super Hydorah is a side scroller non-linear SHMUP which gives the player a challenging experience with the best from the greatest classics of the genre: straightforward action, old school visuals and a wide array of content with unique space settings.
  • Swamp Defense 2, EntwicklerX – $2.99
    Swamp Defense 2 is a classic tower defense game with unique weapons and monsters as enemies for any beginner or defensive specialists. Fight countless enemies with a huge selection of gun turrets (in the form of comic heroes) and additional helpers (mines, air support, block wall) on more than 60 maps. Earn coins to obtain improvements in the integrated shop system and to buy new towers.
  • Teddy the Wanderer: Kayaking, Forever Entertainment – $9.99
    Join two friends in a beautiful journey among the nature! Teddy The Wanderer and his friend Piglet take an advantage of a spring weather and go on a kayaking trip! Entertaining and violence free story will keep children occupied for hours. Roam the colorful, hand-painted locations and meet Mr. Catfish, who needs a lesson in kindness!
  • This War of Mine: Complete Edition, 11 bit studios – $39.99 (available Tuesday 27th November)
    In this game, you do not play as an elite soldier – rather, you are a group of civilians trying to survive in a besieged city, struggling with lack of food, medicine and constant danger from snipers and hostile scavengers. The game provides an experience of war seen from an entirely new angle. Make life-and-death decisions driven by your conscience. Try to protect everybody from your shelter or sacrifice some of them for longer-term survival. During war, there are no good or bad decisions. There is only survival.
  • Waku Waku Sweets, Sonic Powered Co. – $39.99
    Become a wonderful pastry chef and learn how to make various confectioneries. Acquire on-the-job experience by making all kinds of confectioneries.
  • Word Sudoku by POWGI, Lightwood Games – $7.99
    It’s Sudoku with words! Place letters in the grid according to normal Sudoku rules and one row or column will spell the word. Of course, you can switch back to number mode if you prefer. Word Sudoku by POWGI includes 240 unique and beautifully symmetrical Word Sudoku puzzles, graded for difficulty from beginner to expert.
  • Zeus Quests Remastered, Crazysoft – $8.99
    Zeus Quests Remastered is a silly point and click adventure game with light-hearted humour. It combines Greek Mythology with Sci-Fi in a twisted way! You control Zeus (Boss of Olympus) which is a wacky character. He tries to fix a time machine to save the planet from explosion. Everything happens in Greek mythology timeframe. The characters and dialogues are silly and translated into 6 languages. There is English Voice over in some cut scenes. We use Vector art, a unique cartoonish style.

Wii U Games

  • Crush Insects, RandomSpin – $0.99
    Crush all the ants with your finger or stylus. Do not let them get to your fruits. Reach to the centipede and destroy it.

Nintendo 3DS Games

  • Japanese Rail Sim 3D 5 types of trains, Sonic Powered Co. – $19.99
    Drive the Ohmi Railway, The oldest existing private railway in Shiga prefecture! Now with five different passenger trains to drive! This game introduces the oldest existing private railway of Japan. The Ohmi Railway is, just as its headquarters, located in Shiga prefecture. Locals call it the “Gacha-kon train”, from the sound of the when train rumbling over the railroad tracks.
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