Nintendo eShop Update: 30th August 2018 (North America)

Fall of Light: Darkest Edition Screenshot

This week’s Nintendo eShop releases for North America are in, delivering new demos and games for Nintendo Switch – 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

  • Toy Stunt Bike: Tiptop’s Trials, Wobbly Tooth – Free
    Toy Stunt Bike is a 3D, action-packed, micro-sized motorbike trials game. Guide Tiptop the chimpanzee across thirty-six tracks set in a variety of household locations. Leap over toasters, make massive jumps onto garden chairs, use laptops as ramps and perform crazy stunts.

Nintendo Switch Games

  • ACA NEOGEO Crossed Swords, Hamster Corporation – $7.99
    Crossed Swords is an action game released by SNK in 1991. In order to defeat the demon Nausizz, use Weapon Attacks, Magic Attacks, and your Defend ability as you make your way through seven intense stages. Up to two players can play simultaneously with the unique 3D perspective. Buy weapons with accumulated GOLD. Characters also grow in strength through an RPG-like system.
  • Bloxiq, Blot Interactive – $9.99
    Bloxiq takes the classic concept of color matching and turns it on its head. You’ll need all of your wits as you try to solve 100 levels that will completely change your perspective on puzzle games. Easy to learn, fun to play and sometimes mind-bendingly difficult, bloxiq’s innovative mechanics make it the perfect game for people who love puzzle games that challenge your brain rather than your luck.
  • Claws of Furry, Terahard Studios – $9.99 (available Monday 3rd September)
    Claws of Furry creates a blend of today’s fast paced action with classic arcade Beat’em up badassery. With four distinct environments with unique enemies, the challenge is always evolving. Multiple modes such as Rogue-like and Arena, and unlockable outfits with unique bonuses, will keep you coming back for more. Fear not the rogue-like though; with the Pussycat mode you can play the game with checkpoints in every level, in a classic linear adventure.
  • Fall of Light: Darkest Edition, Digerati – $14.99
    Fall of Light is a story-driven action RPG set within a world consumed by darkness. You are Nyx, an old warrior who has embarked on a dangerous journey with his daughter, Aether, an ‘indigo child’ who radiates luminescence. Only together will they be strong enough to complete their quest: reach the last place on Earth still touched by sunlight.
  • Freedom Planet, XSEED Games – $14.99
    The planet Avalice has long known a tenuous peace thanks to the Kingdom Stone: an orb of unknown origin that outputs enough free energy to power every device in the world, seemingly without limit. The Kingdom Stone is beginning to weaken, however, and the planet’s three ruling houses are poised to engage in all-out war over control of this most precious resource. Add to that a coup d’etat within one of these houses – instigated by an invading alien army – and Avalice’s future is looking grim.
  • God Wars: The Complete Legend, NIS America – $39.99 (available Tuesday 4th September)
    God Wars: The Complete Legend is a tactical RPG that explores the untold history of Japan through folklore and tactical combat. Discover the secret pasts and ultimate destinies of Kaguya and her friends inside the Labyrinth of Yomi.
  • Haunted Dungeons: Hyakki Castle, Happinet – $13.99
    When a mysterious castle suddenly appears on the terrifying Hyakki Island, four special agents of the Shogun order are sent in to investigate. Set in Japan’s Edo period, the agents, who specialise in Yokai and monster slaying, must eliminate the cunning rebel mastermind that is manipulating the island. You can choose to play as an Oni, Tengu, Human or Nekomata, learning unique skills and moves to destroy the monsters that now maraud around the castle’s corridors.
  • Into the Breach, Subset Games – $14.99
    The remnants of human civilization are threatened by gigantic creatures breeding beneath the earth. You must control powerful mechs from the future to defeat an alien threat. Each attempt to save the world presents a new randomly generated challenge in this turn-based strategy game from the makers of the FTL game.
  • Mini Metro, Radial Games – $9.99
    In Mini Metro, you take on the task of designing the subway layout for a rapidly expanding city. Your city starts with three stations. Draw routes between these stations to connect them with subway lines. Commuters travel along your lines to get around the city as fast as they can. Each station can only hold a handful of waiting commuters so your subway network will need to be well-designed to avoid delays.
  • Moonfall Ultimate, Wales Interactive – $12.99 (available Tuesday 4th September)
    Moonfall Ultimate is a 2D side-scrolling, action-RPG, set in an industrial gothic universe. Hack, slash and cast your way through a treacherous hand-painted world in solo, couch co-op or endless arcade mode. Choose your class and upgrade your gear with Metroidvania-style exploration and a focus on strategic real-time combat.
  • Ninjin: Clash of Carrots, Modus Games – $14.99 (available Tuesday 4th September)
    Ninjin: Clash of Carrots is an anime-inspired beat-’em-up with a gaggle of varied enemies, deep customization…and ninjas! Play through side-scrolling worlds consisting of multiple stages and collect carrots stolen by the evil Shogun Moe! Carrots act as currency which can be redeemed in the Corgi Store for new equipment, or the Shady Shop for special weapons, masks and other customization items. Grab a friend to join you in 2-player online or local co-op.
  • Phantaruk, Forever Entertainment – $4.99
    Phantaruk combines survival horror with adventure and stealth mechanics. For long has humanity been constrained by limits of the human body. Most have accepted the imperfection of flesh, but some sought for liberation. To pursue the dream of creating a post­human being – to achieve ideas of transhumanism – is the driving force behind H+ Corporation.
  • Realpolitiks, Forever Entertainment – $24.99
    Realpolitiks is a streamlined real-time grand strategy game that allows you to become the leader of any contemporary nation. Dive deep into the issues of the modern world, with its current geopolitical borders, using your country’s power and economic strength to engage in military conflicts and international affairs. Choose your own method of coping with other nations’ interests, unexpected events, global threats and various crises. Deal with the disintegration of the European Union, terrorism, the aftermath of World War III and many other real and fictional scenarios.
  • Son of a Witch, Bigosaur – $14.99 (available Tuesday 4th September)
    Son of a Witch is an action roguelike for 1-4 players with cute graphics, easy to pick up controls and deep game mechanics. Combine dozens of different weapons, magic items, potions and spells to beat 7 enemy factions and 24 bosses. Can you find the ancient artifact at the end of the dungeon?
  • The Messenger, Devolver Digital – $19.99
    As a demon army besieges his village, a young ninja ventures through a cursed world to deliver a scroll paramount to his clan’s survival. What begins as a classic action platformer soon unravels into an expansive time-traveling adventure full of thrills, surprises and humor.
  • The VideoKid, Chorus Worldwide Games – $4.99
    It’s the 1980’s. The Kid needed to earn some cash to take his girlfriend out. So by delivering pirate videotapes to his customers and staying one step in front of the cops, he quickly became… The VideoKid. Running the gauntlet of his bogusly dangerous delivery route, The VideoKid must survive against all the odds to reach his beloved Jessica. Is today the day he’ll finally reach her in time?
  • The Walking Dead: The Complete First Season, Telltale Games – $24.99
    Play as Lee Everett, a convicted criminal, who has been given a second chance at life in a world devastated by the undead. With corpses returning to life and survivors stopping at nothing to maintain their own safety, protecting an orphaned girl named Clementine may offer him redemption.
  • Toy Stunt Bike: Tiptop’s Trials, Wobbly Tooth – $4.99
    Toy Stunt Bike is a 3D, action-packed, micro-sized motorbike trials game. Guide Tiptop the chimpanzee across thirty-six tracks set in a variety of household locations. Leap over toasters, make massive jumps onto garden chairs, use laptops as ramps and perform crazy stunts.
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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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