Nintendo eShop Update: 2nd November 2017 (Europe)

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

Special Offers – Nintendo Switch

  • Oceanhorn – Monster of Uncharted Seas, FDG Entertainment – £10.11 (€11.24) until 9th November 2017, normally £13.49 (€14.99)

Special Offers – Wii U

  • Armored ACORNs: Action Squirrel Squad, Nexcra – £3.96 (€4.40) until 16th November 2017, normally £6.29 (€6.99)
  • Back to Bed, Bedtime Digital – £2.24 (€2.49) until 25th November 2017, normally £8.99 (€9.99)
  • Master Reboot, Wales Interactive – £3.99 (€4.79) until 30th November 2017, normally £9.99 (€11.99)
  • Soul Axiom, Wales Interactive – £3.59 (€4.49) until 30th November 2017, normally £11.99 (€14.99)
  • Spy Chameleon, EnjoyUp Games – £2.24 (€2.49) until 30th November 2017, normally £4.49 (€4.99)

Special Offers – New Nintendo 3DS

  • Guide the Ghost, RCMADIAX – £0.93 (€0.99) until 9th November 2017, normally £1.39 (€1.49)

Permanent Price Drop (Nintendo 3DS)

  • Battleminer, Woobly Tooth – £3.99 (€3.99), previously £4.49 (€4.99)

Special Offers – Nintendo 3DS

  • Ambition of the Slimes, CIRCLE Entertainment – £2.87 (€3) until 16th November 2017, normally £4.79 (€5)
  • Castle Conqueror Defender, CIRCLE Entertainment – £2.93 (€2.99) until 16th November 2017, normally £4.89 (€4.99)
  • My Little Baby 3D, Treva Entertainment – £7.99 (€7.99) until 23rd November 2017, normally £24.99 (€29.99)
  • Puzzle Labyrinth, CIRCLE Entertainment – £2.57 (€3) until 16th November 2017, normally £4.29 (€5)

Nintendo Switch Demo

  • Heroes of the Monkey Tavern, Monkey Stories – Free

After countless days and nights celebrating within the infamous Monkey Tavern, our team of adventurers have spent every last penny… Their fates, however, are about to change… Like a gift from the gods, in walks a mysterious stranger who points them towards a high tower full of invaluable treasures. It doesn’t take much more to rouse their thirst for adventure. You will enjoy exploring a dungeon full of riddles, dangerous enemies and vicious traps. And if luck favours… you will discover secret passages sheltering legendary weapons and armours.

Nintendo Switch Games

  • ACA NEOGEO Art of Fighting 3, Hamster Corporation – £6.29 (€6.99)

Art of Fighting 3 is a fighting game released by SNK in 1996. As a side-story in the Art of Fighting series, it portrays the drama and battles of the various fighters. With the Ultimate KO system and other mechanics, it makes a stake in a new frontier of 2D fighting games.

  • Cartoon Network: Battle Crashers, MadCow – £35.99 (€39.99)

When Uncle Grandpa accidentally drives the UG-RV through multiple dimensions, he picks up some surprise passengers in the form of Gumball, Steven Universe, Finn, Mordecai and Clarence! Now they’ll have to band together to defeat the evil shard creatures and set things right. Use each character’s unique attacks and special moves to conquer the elements, fight your way through all the levels and beat some brutal boss battles. Replay maps with special modifiers to switch up the fun, and unlock bonus rooms along the way. Take on the single-player challenge or grab up to 3 friends for multiplayer action in this crazy interdimensional adventure.

  • Chess Ultra, Ripstone Publishing – £9.99 (€12.49)

Chess Ultra features stunning visuals, seamless online multiplayer and Grandmaster-approved AI to offer the ultimate chess experience. Explore an array of intricately crafted environments and choose from a selection of iconic chess sets designed with both the modern and traditional chess player in mind. Whether you’re a beginner or a veteran of the great game, Chess Ultra has something to offer for players of all ages and ability. Chess has never looked this good!

  • King Oddball, 10tons – £3.99 (€4.99)

Blow up tanks! Crash helicopters! Squash puny humans! Collapse structures! Hurl boulders until nothing remains! END THE WORLD! The King swings a boulder back and forth with his tongue and you get to release it by pressing a button. Time the release accurately and crush as many targets as possible with each boulder. Simple but addictive! Extra boulders are awarded for crushing three or more targets with a single throw. Master the game by anticipating how boulders roll, bounce, and launch from explosions. Take advantage of collapsing structures too! Conquer the world in more than 120 fun and increasingly challenging levels!

  • Monopoly for Nintendo Switch, Ubisoft – £29.99 (€39.99)

Grow your empire anywhere, anytime, with Monopoly for Nintendo Switch! Immerse yourself in a mix of the original family-favourite board game enriched with new ways to play: Choose among three lively 3D boards; Play on-the-go, with up to 6 players (offline & online); Not enough time for a full game? Enjoy new modes for faster sessions; Select your own rules and spice things up with the new Actions Cards; Trading your way to success has never been so fun!

  • Monster Jam: Crush It, MadCow – £35.99 (€39.99)

Monster Jam: Crush It! brings you an all-new action-packed Monster Truck game of the most popular touring show in the world! Take control and experience Monster Jam like you’ve never seen. Crush It! takes fans back into authentic real-life stadiums for racing and freestyle events including the site of Monster Jam World Finals – Sam Boyd Stadium. Choose your favourite official Monster Jam trucks such as Grave Digger, Max-D, Monster Mutt and many more. Take your favourite Monster Truck out of the stadium and into all new environment challenges. Exciting physic based challenges include skills, hill jump and stunt modes. All-new tracks that will test your skills to master speed and balance over insane jumps and obstacles or face ultimate destruction. Compete as a single player, versus or log into online leaderboards to earn bragging rights as the best Monster Jam truck driver and much, much more…

  • Morphite, Blowfish Studios – £13.49 (€14.99)

Set in a distant future where humanity has colonized the far reaches of space, Morphite follows the story of Myrah Kale, a young woman whose life takes a sudden turn when a simple mission develops into an epic interstellar journey revealing her mysterious past and relation to a coveted substance called Morphite. Myrah will voyage to the furthest corners of space and explore uncharted procedurally-generated planets, each with diverse landscapes and teeming with exotic flora and fauna. With the help of a scanner, Myrah will sell biological information for ship, suit and weapon upgrades. Inside Myrah’s vessel, players will engage in random encounters with real-time space combat, trade with other travelers across the galaxy and navigate outer space with Morphite’s easy-to-use Starmap system.

  • Perception, The Deep End Games – £12.99 (€13.99)

Perception is a tense psychological thriller where players must uncover the mysteries of a sinister estate with echolocation as their only sight. Creating sound illuminates your environment, but also agitates the house and the entities within. Use Cassie’s Delphi text-to-speech app along with her intuition to uncover the mansion’s history. Each time a mystery is solved, the mansion transforms to reflect the fate of a different generation and the torment they endured.

  • Sparkle 2 Evo, Forever Entertainment – £4.04 (€4.49) until 9th November 2017, normally £4.49 (€4.99)

Control the evolution! Climb your way through the evolutional ladder. Start as a little organism and transform into a magnificent aquatic being. Explore the abyss in search of nutritional elements. Attack other species whenever you run out of other food sources. Enjoy beautiful surreal visuals and relax with minimalistic ambient soundtrack. Can you grow the biggest Sparkle in the world?

  • Super Beat Sports, Harmonix – £13.49 (€14.99)

When an intergalactic crew of sports-loving aliens challenges you and your friends to a music-infused pentathlon there’s only one thing to do – grab the nearest garden gnome and take the field! Super Beat Sports is a collection of five sports-themed mini-games with a twist – everything is musical. That means that you’ll need swing, volley, and score to the music in order to come out on top.

  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (Pre-Purchase) Bethesda Softworks – £49.99 (€59.99)

The legendary open-world adventure where you can be anyone and do anything, now allows you to play anywhere – at home on your TV or on the go. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim for Nintendo Switch includes all-new exclusive features like motion control for combat and lockpicking, outfits and gear from The Legend of Zelda franchise, and amiibo (sold separately) compatibility. Take down enemies with the Master Sword, protect yourself with the Hylian Shield or look heroic in the Champion’s Tunic. Skyrim also includes all official add-ons – Dawnguard, Hearthfire, and Dragonborn.

  • Wheels of Aurelia, MixedBag – £8.99 (€9.99)

Embark on an immersive road trip through the gritty western coast of Italy during the roaring 1970’s. Playing as Lella, a bold, spunky woman, experience the sights and sounds of a tumultuous time in Italy’s history while uncovering events from Lella’s storied past. Take the road less travelled, while meeting an unpredictable cast of dynamic characters along your journey and making detours along the way. An interactive visual novel based on short moments in time during Lella’s travels, each playthrough ends with one of sixteen different endings based on your choices. Travel across the famous “Via Aurelia” and discover a new side of Italy in a thought-provoking game about the road trip, not the destination.

New Nintendo 3DS Games

  • Frutakia 2, Crazysoft – £3.49 (€3.89)

Frutakia is back and better than ever! Match 3 or more cute animals and level up in the 3rd dimension! Go ahead and move any row up or down! We dare you to discover its ultra-addictive gameplay, play once and that’s it… Simple and smart gameplay, ideal for short periods of time. (E.g.: in buses, trains, queues, boss talking, etc.)

  • Galaxy Blaster Code Red, RCMADIAX – £1.39 (€1.49)

In Galaxy Blaster Code Red, you must defend your ship from the oncoming alien ships. Move your paddle left or right then tap the screen to fire the blaster. Be careful, if the target enters your base, or you miss the targets too many times, it’s game over!

Nintendo 3DS Add-on Content

  • Culdcept Revolt – Bypass, NIS America – Free
  • Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond The Myth: FM Synth Arranged Sounds, Koch Media – £4.49 (€4.99)
  • Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond The Myth: New Explorers 6, Koch Media – £1.79 (€1.99)

Nintendo 3DS Games

  • Creeping Terror, Aksys Games – £8.09 (€8.99)

Trapped below a creepy abandoned mansion deep in the forest, a group of friends find themselves on the run from a terrifying monster. Using only her wits and what’s around her, Arisa must uncover the secrets of the mansion, and figure out how to escape… before it’s too late.

  • Kirby Battle Royale, Nintendo – £34.99 (€39.99)

Kirby is about to enter a tournament against his toughest rival yet… himself! Kirby Battle Royale offers a variety of ways to fight. In Battle Arena mode, everyone battles until the last Kirby standing wins. In Ore Express mode, you hoard treasure until the fastest Kirby wins. And he’s just getting started! Fight to the best of your Copy Abilities, and prove you’re the one Kirby to rule them all. There’s a single-player story mode too, not to mention regional online battles!

Bonus until 25th January 2018: Download code for the theme “Kirby Battle Royale: May the Best Kirby Win!” for Nintendo 3DS. The download code is valid until 28th February 2018.

  • Phil’s Epic Fill-a-Pix Adventure, Lightwood Games – £5.99 (€7.99)

Create amazing pixel art as you reveal 100 beautiful pixel-art scenes from Phil’s epic trip around the world! Fill-a-Pix is a new picture logic puzzle from the makers of Pic-a-Pix Colour, but with huge, scrollable puzzles up to 100 squares wide, you’ll reveal pictures much larger and more detailed than ever before! The unique Smart Cursor makes playing fluid and satisfying. Options to show where to go next and check your progress so far mean you’ll never get stuck.

  • Pokémon Ultra Moon (Pre-Purchase), Nintendo – £39.99 (€44.99)
  • Pokémon Ultra Sun (Pre-Purchase), Nintendo – £39.99 (€44.99)

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon offer an alternative story taking place in the same world as Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon, as well as new Pokémon that didn’t appear in Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon. There will be additional elements to let you enjoy your adventure even more. Ominous dark clouds are spreading in the sky above the Alola region, the setting of Pokémon Ultra Sun and Pokémon Ultra Moon. In these adventures, a story unfolds on a grand scale, with the Legendary Pokémon Solgaleo, Lunala, and Necrozma at its centre. Secrets about Necrozma and the Alola region – undisclosed in the previous games – will come to light.

Bonus until 16th November 2017: Download code for the theme Pokémon: Pikachu & Poké Ball for Nintendo 3DS. The download code is valid until 31st December 2017.

Bonus until 10th January 2018: Download code for 12 Quick Balls for Pokémon Ultra Sun for Nintendo 3DS. The download code is valid until 30th November 2018.

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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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