Nintendo eShop Update: 2nd August 2018 (Europe)

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This week’s Nintendo eShop releases for Europe are in, delivering new demos and games for Nintendo Switch, Wii U and Nintendo 3DS – as well as plentiful discounts across all platforms.

Nintendo Switch Add-on Content

  • Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition DLC 4 – A Divine Marriage, Rising Star Games – £3.99 (€3.99)
    Ever wonder what it’d be like to woo the Harvest Goddess or Gorgan, the king of the underworld? Well, now you can! Get to know the Harvest Goddess and Gorgan on a deeper level and then even marry them!
  • Pic-a-Pix Deluxe – Classic 08, Lightwood Games – £2.99 (€2.99)
    An additional pack of 60 classic black-and-white puzzles in various sizes.
  • South Park: The Fractured But Whole – Bring The Crunch, Ubisoft – £9.49 (€11.99)
    Lake Tardicaca turns into a nightmare when the camp counselors go missing. Team up with FastPass, Dr. Timothy, Professor Chaos & a new member, Mintberry Crunch, to save summer camp.

Nintendo Switch Demos

  • Flat Heroes, Deck13 Interactive – Free
    You are a square, trying to survive dozens and dozens of increasingly intense challenges. You are simply a square with a mission; become a true hero — a Flat Hero. Run, jump, dash, attack — stylishly navigate and survive over 300 handcrafted levels, and destroy the most epic bosses.
  • Yoku’s Island Express, Team 17 – Free
    Flip and bump Yoku, the pint-sized protagonist, around the stunning hand-painted island on your quest to rebuild the post-office, and wake an old god from its deep slumber.

Nintendo Switch Games

  • 1979 Revolution: Black Friday, Digerati – £8.63 (€9.59) until 9th August 2018, normally £10.79 (€11.99)
    Based on true stories and historical events, 1979 Revolution: Black Friday is an interactive drama about choice and consequence, chaos and order. The year is 1978, the place is Tehran, Iran. You play a photojournalist who returns home to find his people protesting the ruling King, the Shah. Armed with your camera, you’re soon pulled into a dangerous world of revolution and civil unrest.
  • ACA NEOGEO Prehistoric Isle 2, Hamster Corporation – £6.29 (€6.99)
    Prehistoric Isle 2 is a shooting game released by SNK in 1999. Various types of dinosaurs which are large, small, or even have the wings emerged! Your mission is to eliminate these primeval beasts from the city. Rescue and help all trapped citizens’ escape! Enjoy a variety of stages and colourful settings!
  • Ayakashi Koi Gikyoku -Forbidden Romance with Mysterious Spirit-, Digimerce – £22.49 (€24.99)
    Bittersweet forbidden love story between a human and a mythical spirit. In Japan, foxes are known to be mythical spirits that trick humans by turning into human beings.
  • Battle Supremacy, Atypical Games – £7.69 (€8.49)
    Unleash the full power of your device in Battle Supremacy, a WWII tank game with thrilling gameplay and showoff-worthy visuals. Explore a fully-interactive open world, and do it by land, air or sea.
  • Catch ‘Em! Goldfish Scooping, D3 Publisher – £6.29 (€6.99)
    In addition to scooping goldfish for points, you can use items to your advantage and to mess with your opponents! Make this fun goldfish scooping party game your new tradition! Have fun playing alone with missions and score challenges.
  • Code of Princess EX, Nicalis – £35.99 (€39.99)
    Code of Princess EX brings a unique combination of hack-and-slash beat-‘em-up action and role-playing depth to Nintendo Switch™! The story follows Princess Solange of DeLuxia as she fights to restore order in a world where monsters are trying to overtake the human race.
  • Crush Your Enemies!, Vile Monarch – £7.19 (€7.99)
    We have all had enough of those cliché fantasy worlds with brave knights, ladylike elves and little people obsessed with jewellery. Generia is just another of those worlds… Thankfully there are evil barbarians coming to plunder, impale, drink beer, use inappropriate language and generally to make things interesting. And guess what? It’s you who will lead them!
  • Cycle 28, Pill Bug – £3.99 (€4.47) until 9th August 2018, normally £4.99 (€5.59)
    Powerslide your way between bullets and screen-shaking explosions, and maybe solve the mystery of Cycle 28 on Nintendo Switch! Cycle 28 is a space shooter in the classic arcade style that keeps you pushing for a high score.
  • Eekeemoo – Splinters of the Dark Shard, Cooply – £4.99 (€4.99)
    In this awesome third-person adventure game you will help Eekeemoo rescue his friends from the clutches of the evil Dark Shard! Your quest will take you deep into the Dark Shards four corrupted splinter worlds. You’ll help Eekeemoo solve puzzles, complete tasks and battle monsters, legions of the undead and hugely terrifying boss monsters!
  • Flat Heroes, Deck13 Interactive – £8.99 (€9.99)
    You are a square, trying to survive dozens and dozens of increasingly intense challenges. You are simply a square with a mission; become a true hero — a Flat Hero. Run, jump, dash, attack — stylishly navigate and survive over 300 handcrafted levels, and destroy the most epic bosses.
  • GREEN, Studio Green – £2.69 (€2.99)
    Create a block yourself and use it to clear the stage in this side-scrolling 2D puzzle action game. Clear all 50 stages and save the lover ‘s pink.
  • Guns, Gore and Cannoli 2, Crazy Monkey Studios – £11.69 (€12.99)
    Welcome to the 1940’s. Europe is being torn apart by the war, the USA is preparing for battle and the mob does business as usual. Only this time they went too far, even for Vinnie’s standards. Prepare yourself to go to war after you make a shocking discovery about what actually happened during the end-stage of the Thugtown Massacre from the first Guns, Gore & Cannoli.
  • Iconoclasts, Bifrost Entertainment – £17.99 (€19.99)
    Join renegade mechanic Robin and uncover the secrets of a dying planet. Explore a big world filled with intricate puzzles, interesting characters and menacing bosses in a beautiful platform adventure that tells a personal story about faith, purpose and the challenge of helping people.
  • Kenshō, JetDogs – £14.99 (€14.99)
    Begin your journey through a surreal world where nature, time and space intertwine. Match blocks and overcome challenges in this addictive puzzle with rich visual effects that unfolds a narrative through breathtaking places including lush jungles and stormy seas.
  • My Riding Stables – Life with Horses, Treva Entertainment – £26.99 (€29.99)
    Make your dreams come true on the stud farm near the old mill: renovate your own riding school, look after your horses and tend the cute little foals. As well as wonderful rides, working in the stables and caring for the horses, you’ll have plenty of other exciting things to do!
  • Not A Hero: Super Snazzy Edition, Devolver Digital – £11.69 (€12.99)
    Professional assassin turned amateur campaign manager Steve is charged with cleaning up the city by an anthropomorphic rabbit and mayoral candidate from the future named BunnyLord. Eliminate the criminal underworld of the city’s three major districts and persuade undecided voters to your cause.
  • Picross S2, Jupiter – £8.09 (€8.99)
    A new mode has been added to Picross S Series! Collect the puzzle pieces, solve them,and put them together to complete a story!
  • Pixel Action Heroes, Cypronia – £4.49 (€4.99)
    Play as an iconic physics-based action hero from the movies in fully destructible block building world. Become a FPS level designer! Create your own maps, customize skins and share with friends, let them try it out, and get their feedback.
  • Road To Ballhalla, tinyBuild – £13.49 (€14.99)
    Move with the music to overcome even the most difficult hazards, like laser beams or insane camera angles trying to explode both your balls and your brain.
  • Salt and Sanctuary, Ska Studios – £13.59 (€14.99)
    Salt and Sanctuary seamlessly combines fast, brutal, and complex 2D combat with richly developed RPG mechanics. Discover, craft, and upgrade over 600 weapons, armor pieces, spells, and items as you explore a cursed realm.
  • State of Anarchy: Master of Mayhem, Sometimes You – £7.19 (€7.99)
    State of Anarchy: Master of Mayhem is a hilarious shooter that will put a smile on your face. You were an ordinary citizen in a small town… Now it’s on fire! Rioters are storming the houses, aliens rampage in the sky! Run as fast as you can! Anarchy has never been so much fun!
  • The Inner World, Headup Games – £9.99 (€11.99)
    Embark on a crazy adventure to the wonderful and mysterious world of “Asposia”.
  • The Inner World – The Last Wind Monk, Headup Games – £11.99 (€14.99)
    Solve mind-bending puzzles in a world full of mystery and save the family of the flute-noses!
  • Titan Quest, THQ Nordic – £35.99 (€39.99)
    From Age of Empires co-creator Brian Sullivan and Braveheart writer Randall Wallace comes an innovative action role playing game set in ancient Greece, Egypt and Asia. The Titans have escaped their eternal prison, wreaking havoc upon the earth. The gods seek a hero who can turn the tide in an epic struggle that will determine the fate of both men and gods. Are you ready for the quest?

Nintendo Switch Pre-Orders

  • 2064: Read Only Memories INTEGRAL, MidBoss – £14.21 (€15.81) until 14th August 2018, normally £15.79 (€17.57)
    2064: Read Only Memories INTEGRAL fuses old and new: a classic-style adventure game with lush pixel art and catchy electronic soundtrack, but which explores modern-day issues of individuality, freedom, and identity. Explore a colorful future metropolis, meet fascinating and diverse characters, and get to the bottom of a deadly conspiracy.
  • BlobCat, BySamb – £7.64 (€8.49) until 8th August 2018, normally £8.99 (€9.99)
    In BlobCat it’s your job to protect the DiceMice! Place arrows and guide the Dicemice to the Micehole! But beware, the naive BlobCats are rolling around (not quite at the speed of sound)! Solve over 90 different levels spanning over 6 worlds, each with a unique gameplay twist!
  • Cosmic Star Heroine, Limited Run Games – £9.89 (€10.79) until 14th August 2018, normally £10.99 (€11.99)
    3 exotic planets to explore. Aliens. Robots. Magic. Forbidden technology. Conspiracies. A galactic threat. And one brave heroine to make things right. Cosmic Star Heroine is an exciting RPG from the creators of Cthulhu Saves the World.
  • In Between, Headup Games – £7.99 (€9.59) until 7th August 2018, normally £9.99 (€11.99)
    In Between is an atmospheric, award-winning platformer where you solve mind-bending puzzles by manipulating your surroundings and gravity itself.
  • State of Mind, Daedalic Entertainment – £35.99 (€39.99)
    Experience an alarmingly realistic vision of the near future in a Sci-Fi thriller, where dystopian reality and digital utopia are intertwined. Unravel a global conspiracy in a society of ubiquitous digitalism, surveillance and transhumanism.
  • Super Blackjack Battle 2 Turbo Edition: The Card Warriors, Headup Games – £5.59 (€5.59) until 7th August 2018, normally £6.99 (€6.99)
    Super Blackjack Battle II Turbo Edition introduces a roster of 12 very different characters all competing to become the greatest Blackjack player of all time. Following an invitation by the owner of the largest Casino in Las Vegas and Godfather of the local most influential crime family, each character will face the other participants in a face-off game of cards.
  • The Amazing Shinsengumi: Heroes in Love, D3 Publisher – £10.79 (€11.99)
    A romance game for women where you fall in love with members of the famed Shinsengumi. Which of the Shinsengumi members will you fall for? Featuring character designs by popular artist for women’s media, Nagaoka.
  • Toby: The Secret Mine, Headup Games – £6.39 (€7.99) until 7th August 2018, normally £7.99 (€9.99)
    Go with Toby on an eerie adventure in a dark and creepy world full of dangerous situations, enemies and challenging puzzles.
  • Treadnauts, Topstitch Games – £8.99 (€9.99)
    Treadnauts gives competitive platform fighters a kiss of physics finesse. Gracefully pilot your tank through gorgeous arenas to land a deadly shot on your opponents! You’ve got a slew of useful tricks at your disposal, including treads that stick to any wall, boosters for midair hops, zero-friction slides, and rocket jumps for soaring into the sky. It’s all about moving with style!

Wii U Add-on Content

  • Minecraft: Nintendo Wii U Edition – Skin Pack 2, Mojang – £1.59 (€1.99)
  • Minecraft: Nintendo Wii U Edition – Super Cute Texture Pack, Mojang – £3.19 (€3.99)

Wii U Games

  • Forest Escape, RandomSpin – £0.99 (€1.09)
    Run, run away. You have to escape from this dangerous, terrible forest. Danger breathes in your back and it’s gaining speed, it will soon catch you up, run faster. Just don’t hit the tree!

Nintendo 3DS Games

  • Big Bass Arcade: No Limit, Big John Games – £4.49 (€4.99)
    Big Bass Arcade: No Limit is loaded with fishing excitement, putting players directly into the action and reeling in a big one.
  • Breakout Defense, nuGame – £6 (€7)
    Breakout Defense is a breakout game where you will face off against the computer opponent through 20 exciting levels. Do your best to defend your own blocks while at the same time aiming to destroy the blocks of the computer opponent.
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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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