Nintendo eShop Update: 4th October 2018 (North America)

Disgaea 1 Complete Laharl Artwork

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

  • Ninjin: Clash of Carrots, Modus Games – Free (available Wednesday 10th October)
    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.
  • True Fear: Forsaken Souls – Part 1, Digital Lounge – Free
    True Fear: Forsaken Souls combines the best of the psychological thriller with intuitive gameplay mechanics for a mind-bending mystery escape game. If you’re looking for a horror game that doesn’t sacrifice the story, this is the game for you!

Nintendo Switch Games

  • ACA NEOGEO The King of Fighters 2001, Hamster Corporation – $7.99
    The King of Fighters 2001 is a fighting game released by SNK in 2001. The third entry in the King of Fighters NESTS collection, which reaches its conclusion at last in this tournament! 40 characters in total battle it out with a variety of fighting styles! Make a team of up to 4 fighters with the new Tactical Order Select system!
  • Animated Jigsaws: Japanese Women, Rainy Frog – $9.99
    Complete moving jigsaw puzzles alone or team up with friends and finish them together! Animated Jigsaws: Japanese Women contains short videos as jigsaw puzzles that are pieced together to reveal beautiful ladies. The video puzzles capture 10 beautiful Japanese ladies wearing traditional kimono and yukata clothes in various locations such Kyoto City, by a lake, and relaxing in a hot spring bath.
  • Batman: The Enemy Within, Telltale Games – $39.99
    In this latest chapter from the award-winning studio behind Batman – The Telltale Series, both Bruce Wayne and Batman will be forced into precarious new roles. The Riddler has returned to terrorize Gotham City, but his gruesome puzzles merely foreshadow an even greater crisis. With the arrival of a ruthless federal agent and the return of a still nascent Joker, Batman must navigate uneasy alliances while Bruce Wayne undertakes a perilous series of deceptions.
  • Bombing Busters, Sanuk Games – $5.99 (available Monday 8th October)
    Have a blast! Bomb oodles of nasty critters in a series of 30 wicked mazes! Defeat hellish bosses in heroic fights! Embark on a hilarious journey with the witty Dr. Wallow to conquer the galaxy in this explosively fun arcade game!
  • Demon’s Crystals, BadLand Games – $14.99 (available Friday 5th October)
    Demon’s Crystals is a frenetic twin stick shooter where you guide the Urican demons through countless hazards in order to restore peace to the world. A variety of weapons and power-ups will help you defeat the massive enemy hordes. The Urican have always been at the top of the food pyramid, but one day three mysterious beings arrived causing the once peaceful inhabitants of the world to become aggressive and destructive.
  • Disgaea 1 Complete, NIS America – $49.99 (available Tuesday 9th October)
    To celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Disgaea series, the game that started it all returns in HD. Relive the expanded adventures of Laharl, Etna and Flonne in Disgaea 1 Complete.
  • Dokuro, SE Mobile and Online – $8.99
    You are a nameless skeleton in the Dark Lord’s army. The Princess was abducted to become the dreaded Dark Lord’s wife, after a chance encounter, you set her free. Guide the Princess from the shadows in Skeleton Form, switching to Hero Form when it’s time to mount a gallant offense!
  • Frutakia 2, Crazysoft – $3.99
    Frutakia is back and better than ever! Match 3 or more fruits and level up! 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, like buses, trains.
  • Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams – Owltime Edition, Handy Games – $19.99
    Dash through tricky levels and transform the whole world at will in this fast-paced award-winning platformer. Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams – Director’s Cut combines graphics that pack a visual punch and tight controls with the challenge of retro era platforming. Fluidly morph between two dynamically different dream worlds to solve puzzles and combat grueling enemies and bosses.
  • Goosebumps The Game, GameMill Entertainment – $29.99 (available Tuesday 9th October)
    The walk home from school today is going to be a lot spookier than usual… Your sleepy neighbourhood’s been overrun by monsters! Werewolves prowl the woods, Gnomes roam underfoot, and scarecrows walk at midnight. But these aren’t ordinary monsters – they’re R.L. Stine’s famous Goosebumps monsters, released from their books and looking to wreak havoc!
  • Hardway Party, Wastelands Interactive – $1.99
    Hardway Party is a fast-paced arcade game. Unlock over 50 unique cars and over a dozen worlds. Play with up to 3 of your friends in versus mode or crazy survival mode. If that’s not enough, show off your skills in 6 differently-themed missions. Let’s get the party rollin’!
  • Hot Gimmick Cosplay-jong for Nintendo Switch, Zerodiv – $20
    The number one Mahjong arcade game is coming back to Nintendo Switch! The basic mode is playing with NPC. Of course, you are able to enjoy one mahjong after another with a girl.
  • Jettomero: Hero of the Universe, Ghost Time Games – $13
    Play as Jettomero, a giant, indestructible, and incredibly clumsy robot determined to save the human race. Explore a procedurally generated universe by flying through space and landing on planets while trying not to destroy everything in your path. Relax as you blast through the cosmos on a hero’s uncertain quest. Will you ever save the humans?
  • Kemono Friends Picross, Jupiter – $9.99
    Picross now has Kemono Friends! Now you can make dot pictures of cute Friends. There are 300 Picross and Mega-Picross puzzles! Plus Clip Picross, where you solve puzzle pieces to complete an image. Help functions and tutorials to help new players. Friends will appear in the Gallery when you clear a puzzle. Mimamori Friends watch over your progress in the corner of the screen.
  • Mark of the Ninja: Remastered, Klei Entertainment – $19.99 (available Tuesday 9th October)
    In Mark of the Ninja: Remastered, you’ll know what it is to truly be a ninja. You must be silent, agile and clever to outwit your opponents in a world of gorgeous scenery and flowing animation. Marked with cursed tattoos giving you heightened senses, every situation presents you with options. For the first time, enjoy the critically acclaimed game, as well as the additional Special Edition content, on the go.
  • oOo: Ascension, EM Studios – $9.99
    Navigate your ship through short but ferociously difficult levels in the shortest time possible without touching any walls, spinning blades, lasers or countless other hazards that will try to destroy you in the process. oOo: Ascension revisits the ramping difficulty of old-school arcade games, whereby each challenge CAN be completed in a matter of seconds – however doing so ranges in difficulty from hard to straight-up rage-inducing.
  • Party Crashers, Giant Margarita – $15
    Drive to Survive! Fast-paced battle-racing with a retro-future aesthetic for 1-8 players. With over 50 included game modes and almost endless customisation, Party Crashers is amazingly fun out-of-the-box, and then let’s you create your own fun.
  • Revenant Dogma, KEMCO – $12.99
    Caine enters a ruins site in search of a feral relic said to be left behind by the gods and meets a mysterious girl in a mask. This strange encounter becomes the catalyst of a grand scheme that will change the worlds of humans and therians. Will this new-found power lead to prosperity or destruction?
  • Shift Happens, Daedalic Entertainment – $14.99 (available Wednesday 10th October)
    The two jello jelly creatures Bismo and Plom got connected in a tragic yet funny accident and thus can exchange their size and abilities at will. Welcome to the world of Shift Happens – the only game out there which doesn’t take a closer look at the body mass index and where players are actually forced to work together (and occasionally stab each other in the back).
  • Six Sides of the World, Dolores Entertainment – $8
    Six Sides of the World is a puzzle video game that takes you into an intergalactic journey through different star systems riddled with brain-racking challenges. Spatial orientation, logic and pure wit will be your weapons to go through the different cube shaped planetary systems. Each level will bring the threats to a whole new level, adding all kinds of sci-fi hazards: from portals to laser beams.
  • Soulblight, My Next Games – $14.99
    Soulblight is a dark, unforgiving, top-down action roguelike luring you to cross the thin line between good and evil. Instead of XP grinding, it introduces a Tainting Mechanics. While travelling through the shattered reality of the Sanctuary, you will receive personality traits based on your choices. These will be the main source of your strength. To harness them, you will have to act accordingly. Becoming an alcoholic means that you will be rewarded for getting drunk, but from that point being sober might prove to be unbearable.
  • Splash Blast Panic, Digital Smash – $14.99
    Splash Blast Panic is a multiplayer competitive party game where you must shoot, ram, dodge and overall bully your opponents outside the screen with a variety of watergun-based weaponry. Inspired by old arcade titles as well as newer competitive party games, ruin all your friendships in a variety of stages.
  • Super Mario Party, Nintendo – $59.99 (available Friday 5th October)
    The original four-player Mario Party series board game mode that fans love is back, and your friends and family are invited to the party. Freely walk the board, choose where to move, select which Dice Block to roll and compete to win the most Stars in skill-based minigames. And wait till you see the 2-vs.-2 mode with grid-based maps, the creative new uses of the Nintendo Switch system and the series’ first online minigame mode.
  • Tangrams Deluxe, Vertical Reach – $4.99
    It’s time to fit in like a tangram master! Turn, flip, and drag shapes together to solve the puzzle and reveal a doodle. A tangram is a Chinese logic puzzle in which you must fit seven pieces into a target shape without any overlapping. Enjoy solving over 200 deceptively simple puzzles in Tangrams Deluxe!
  • The Midnight Sanctuary, Unties – $9.99
    A curious, haunting tale. Is it salvation which the Saint who descended into this isolated village brings… or is it the end of things? An occult horror visual novel wrought by mystical visuals & talented voice artists.
  • Trouserheart, Kyy Games – $7.99
    Unsheathe your sword and journey through a realm filled with monsters, traps and treasures! Defeat monster mobs, slay bosses, hoard treasure and upgrade your sword, shield and armor. Follow your trousers to the world’s end and claim what is rightfully yours! Trouserheart is all about fun, instantly accessible, pick up and play hack ‘n’ slash gameplay with playful art style and humorous tone. The game offers two difficulty levels and even an optional perma-death mode for the bravest of adventurers!
  • True Fear: Forsaken Souls – Part 1, Digital Lounge – $9.99
    True Fear: Forsaken Souls combines the best of the psychological thriller with intuitive gameplay mechanics for a mind-bending mystery escape game. If you’re looking for a horror game that doesn’t sacrifice the story, this is the game for you!
  • Vertical Drop Heroes HD, Digerati – $9.99
    Vertical Drop Heroes is a procedural platformer RPG hybrid with roguelike elements, where your hero adventures through randomly generated stages. Armed with a variety of skills and traits, you must use your cunning and reflexes to survive the dangers of each stage, until you face the final boss and uncover the truth behind the game!
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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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