Nintendo eShop Update: 2nd August 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, Wii U and Nintendo 3DS – as well as plentiful discounts across all platforms.

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Great deals this week! Check out the full list of deals available this week on Nintendo of America’s website.

Nintendo Switch Demos

  • Yoku’s Island Express, Team17 – Free
    Yoku has arrived on Mokumana and he’s ready for the easy life, soaking up the sun and delivering parcels on a tropical paradise. Flip and bump our 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 – $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.
  • Ayakashi Koi Gikyoku -Forbidden Romance with Mysterious Spirit-, Digimerce – $24.99
    Sweet and sour dramatic forbidden love story between a human and mythical spirit. Enjoy the voice of famous dubber Mamoru Miyano, Ryohei Kimura, Shinnosuke Tachibana, Natsuki Hanae, Daisuke Hirakawa. Foxes are known as a mythical spirit in Japan as the tricking humans by turning into a human being.
  • Battle Supremacy, Atypical Games – $9.99
    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 never before seen on mobile devices, and do it by land, air or sea.
  • Crush Your Enemies!, Vile Monarch – $8
    Go back to the days when you thought real time strategy games were awesome. But this time you don’t need to spend a whole hour to just win a skirmish. Jump right into battle and use your rusty strategic and tactical skills to crush hundreds of enemies within minutes! Crush Your Enemies has everything you like in strategy games: planning, choosing different types of units, managing resources, taking enemy territory and outwitting your opponents with the ingenious formations of your men.
  • Cycle 28, Pill Bug – $6.99
    Power slide your way between bullets and screen-shaking explosions, and maybe solve the mystery of Cycle 28 on Nintendo Switch.
  • Dawn of the Breakers, CyberStep – Free
    Transform into a Hero and feel the thrills of combat as you engage fearsome foes! Defeat the impending menace, the mysterious “Ghouls” and utilise new abilities with each transformation of your Heroes! Discover the fate that awaits a young man afflicted with amnesia…
  • Dead Cells, Motion Twin – $24.99 (available Tuesday 7th August)
    The Dead Cells game puts you in control of a failed alchemic experiment trying to figure out what’s happening on a sprawling, ever-changing and cursed island. Tough but fair combat, responsive controls and challenging foes make for a demanding and cathartic action game.
  • Eekeemoo – Splinters of the Dark Shard, Cooply – $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, Deck 13 Interactive – $9.99
    You are a square — a two-dimensional loner in a one-dimensional world. You’re just 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, destroy the most epic bosses and be the two-dimensional hero (or heroes!) you’ve always dreamed you could be.
  • Flipping Death, Zoink Games – $19.99 (available Tuesday 7th August)
    Welcome to Flatwood Peaks, a small whimsical town with a problem – Death is on vacation. Play as Penny and help trapped ghosts with your trusted scythe. Flip the entire world around to solve puzzles on both the living and the dead side, and slowly uncover the mystery surrounding your own demise.
  • Guns, Gore and Cannoli 2, Crazy Monkey Studios – $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 – $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.
  • In Between, Headup Games – $11.99 (available Tuesday 7th August)
    In Between is set inside the mind of a man hit by a cruel twist of fate. Together you are on a journey through the protagonist’s head, a world that doesn’t obey the laws of physics. Free your mind and defy gravity in more than 60 compelling and unique puzzles, requiring all your wits and agility.
  • Johnny Turbo’s Arcade: Shoot Out, FTE Games – $6.99
    Stop the criminal gangsters and save the civilians in this action-packed shooter.
  • Kenshō, JetDogs – $14.99
    Begin your journey through a surreal world where nature, time and space intertwine. Mysterious things happen in a ruined room. Doors inside that room lead to different worlds and beautiful landscapes. 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.
  • Loot Monkey: Bling Palace, Tackorama – $7 (available Monday 6th August)
    Loot Monkey: Bling Palace is 2D, flip-screen platformer that tests your wits and your patience, not your ability to mash buttons. Inspired by Jet Set Willy and Manic Miner, Loot Monkey: Bling Palace is more of a ‘thinking person’s platformer’ where you’ll need to consider your route through the many strange rooms of the loot-littered Bling Palace.
  • Not A Hero: Super Snazzy Edition, Devolver Digital – $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. Now Steve and his expanding roster of dubious heroes must wield their unique skills to shoot, slide, dive, and take cover behind a political platform built on ethics, accountability, and an inordinate amount of gunfire. Eliminate the criminal underworld of the city’s three major districts and persuade undecided voters to your cause, tackling the issues that matter by putting a gun in the mouth of those issues.
  • Overcooked! 2, Team17 – $24.99 (available Tuesday 7th August)
    The unbread have risen! Only you have the cooking skills to put their yeast to rest. The steaks have never been higher, so prepare to save the Onion Kingdom … again. Buddy up or go it alone as you cook up a storm, chopping, steaming and frying your way through dynamic and outright crazy levels.
  • PICROSS S2, Jupiter – $8.99
    The second part of the new Picross series for the Nintendo Switch has been released! Now you can play the new “Clip Picross” mode in addition to the 300 problems already available for Picross and Mega Picross! Solve the questions on the pieces scattered across the board to complete a large illustration in this mode. Solve more than 100 questions to make progress in Picross Mode, and if you clear all of Clip Picross, it will link to a story.
  • Pixel Action Heroes, Cypronia – $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 – $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 – $17.99
    A doomed sailor is shipwrecked on an uncharted island. In fog-shrouded valleys, shambling figures begin to stir. Beneath crumbling, salt-worn structures, labyrinthine passageways lead to unspeakable evil, long forgotten by man. The Salt and Sanctuary game seamlessly combines fast, brutal and complex 2D combat with richly developed RPG mechanics. Discover, craft and upgrade more than 600 weapons, armor pieces, spells and items as you explore a cursed realm.
  • Slam Land, Bread Machine – $7.99 (available Tuesday 7th August)
    Slam Land, a magnificent new 4-player couch fighting/party game by Bread Machine Games. Select your fighter and punch, grab and DOUNK! your way through five modes, ten levels, and a surreal world overseen by a benevolent (?) giant whose only amusement in life is to witness sporting and majestic slams. Win his favor or get stuffed trying!
  • Super Blackjack Battle 2 Turbo Edition: The Card Warriors, Headup Games -$7.99 (available Tuesday 7th August)
    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 Inner World, Headup Games – $11.99 (available Friday 3rd August)
    Embark on a crazy adventure to the wonderful and mysterious world of “Asposia”. Robert is a novice, a bit clueless, but with a heart of gold. He lives a peaceful life as a court musician in Asposia’s largest wind monastery. Contrary to the laws of physics, Asposia is an enormous, hollow space surrounded by an infinite expanse of earth. The world’s air is provided through three wind fountains, but as one wind fountain after the other petered out and the wind gods came to Asposia, all of the sudden Robert found him in the middle of a whirlwind.
  • The Inner World – The Last Wind Monk, Headup Games – $14.99 (available Friday 3rd August)
    Solve mind-bending puzzles in a world full of mystery and save the family of the flute-noses! Their dynasty has been watching over Asposia for centuries on end. In secret, they fill the roly-poly world with light and life. But when their existence is discovered, they become hunted. Emil, a trader for odds and ends, made all the Asposians believe that the dynasty is in cahoots with dark forces. The only one who can stop the evil Emil is the heir to the throne: Robert.
  • Toby: The Secret Mine, Headup Games – $9.99 (available Tuesday 7th August)
    A peaceful way of life in a small village in the mountains was thrown into disorder. Someone has kidnapped most of its residents. A couple of brave hearts tried to rescue their friends but none of them has returned. Little Toby didn’t want to just sit and wait so he decided to find them by himself. He went to the near deep forest but he soon realized this is just a beginning.

Wii U Games

  • Forest Escape, RandomSpin – $0.70
    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

  • WarioWare Gold, Nintendo – $34.99 (available Friday 3rd August)
    The infamous schemer Wario is back! Play his new microgame collection, where you’ll have seconds to complete 300 different microgames. Better think fast to succeed! You’ll use the touch screen, tilt the system, push buttons and rock the mic as you laugh through fully voiced stories featuring new and classic characters.
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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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