Nintendo eShop Update: 9th August 2018 (Europe)

Dead Cells Review Header

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

Nintendo Switch Add-on Content

  • BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle: Additional Characters Pack 4, PQube – £3.69 (€4.49)
    This DLC adds ‘Izayoi’, ‘Mitsuru Kirijo’, and ‘Merkava’ to the BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle playable character roster.
  • BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle: Additional Characters Pack 5, PQube – £3.69 (€4.49)
    This DLC adds ‘Mai’, ‘Akihiko Sanada’, and ‘Yuzuriha’ to the BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle playable character roster.
  • BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle: Additional Characters Pack 6, PQube – £3.69 (€4.49)
    This DLC adds ‘Nine the Phantom’, ‘Labrys’, and ‘Mika’ to the BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle playable character roster.
  • The Escapists 2: The Glorious Regime, Team17 – £2.79 (€3.99)
    Experience the thrill of escaping the hidden compound deep in the jungle. You’ll need determination and drive to avoid the unquestioningly devoted guards, constant surveillance, and the illustrious Leader himself, in your bid for freedom.
  • The Lost Child: Fruits of Wisdom Set, NIS America – £0.89 (€0.99)
    This content adds the Fruits of Wisdom Set, which includes: Karma Powder: Evil x1, Karma Powder: Dual x1, Karma Powder: Good x1 and Five-Colored Brush x10.
  • The Lost Child: Heavenly 7 Set, NIS America – £0.89 (€0.99)
    This content adds the Heavenly 7 Set, which includes: Sacrifice Talisman x1, Cultish Holy Water x1, Five-Colored Brush x1, Golden Apple x1, Tengu Cover x1, Broom x1 and Elder God Seal x1.
  • The Lost Child: Light of Blessing Set, NIS America – £0.89 (€0.99)
    This content adds the Light of Blessing Set, which includes: Karma Powder: Evil x1, Karma Powder: Dual x1, Karma Powder: Good x1, Cup of Hygieia x1, Medical-Grade Liquor x3 and Elder One’s Tears x3.
  • Urban Trial Playground: Even MORE style Pack, Tate Multimedia – £0.89 (€0.99)
    We said that customization is the key to win with style. Well, now we give you even more options to look and ride LIKE A BOSS! This DLC pack contains 10 new motorbike parts, and 22 new clothes for riders, so you can pimp your bike and your rider even more.
  • WorldNeverland: Elnea Kingdom: Banner Set, althi – £2.99 (€3.33)
    Banner Set: Roselle, Galfin, Dhorme, Farm, Regal and Shiznee. A hanging banner with the crest of the (Imperial Knight Guardsmen, Mountain Corps, Scolars’ Association, Farming Society, royale, Church of Shiznee) sewn on. You can buy it at any time in the game shop (General Store in Yano Market) when you purchase it.

Nintendo Switch Demos

  • Valkyria Chronicles 4, SEGA – Free
    Valkyria Chronicles 4 takes place in the same timeframe as the original Valkyria Chronicles, but focuses on Squad E of the Federation. Commander Claude Wallace and his childhood friends set out to fight for freedom in this desperate war, but bone-chilling blizzards, waves of imperial soldiers, and the godlike powers of the Valkyria stand between them and victory.

Nintendo Switch Games

  • ACA NEOGEO Metal Slug 4, Hamster Corporation – £6.29 (€6.99)
    Metal Slug 4 is an action shooting game released by SNK in 2002 and it marks as the fifth title in the METAL SLUG series. In addition to Marco and Fio, the brand new characters, Trevor and Nadia have joined the battle! Use the new items effectively and get the highest score with the new Metallish System!
  • Arcade Archives Kid’s Horehore Daisakusen, Hamster Corporation – £6.29 (€6.99)
    Kid’s Horehore Daisakusen is an action game that was released from Nichibutsu in 1987. Kid, who has been drawn into the space-time labyrinth from the 23 century, fights to escape from a large track of the enemy in order to return to the present day. Players defeat enemies with dropping in holes with using items, to escape from the times, such as primitive times and the Edo era and contemporary.
  • BlobCat, BySamb – £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)!
  • Dead Cells, Motion Twin – £22.49 (€24.99)
    Dead Cells puts you in control of a failed alchemic experiment trying to figure out what’s happening on a sprawling, ever-changing and seemingly cursed Island. Tough but fair combat, responsive controls, challenging foes, permadeath and of course, the emergency panic roll to get you out of trouble, make for a demanding, visceral and cathartic action game.
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ Open Beta, Bandai Namco Entertainment – Free
    Join the Open Beta now to get a first punchy glimpse at what Dragon Ball FighterZ has to offer. Partnering with Arc System Works, Dragon Ball FighterZ maximizes high end Anime graphics and brings easy to learn but difficult to master fighting gameplay.
  • Flipping Death, Zoink Games – £17.99 (€19.99)
    When Penny dies under mysterious circumstances, she wakes up and finds herself filling in for DEATH HIMSELF! This temp job comes with a new power – the ability to flip between the worlds of the living and the dead! In this puzzling platformer, she’ll need that – and her wits – if she ever hopes to unravel the mystery of her demise.
  • In Between, Headup Games – £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.
  • Loot Monkey: Bling Palace, Tackorama – £5 (€6)
    Loot Monkey: Bling Palace is the sequel to Loot Monkey and builds on the sweet essence of 1980s video games with colourful modern graphics, designed to look great at 1080p. There is also original cheesy synth music and constant taunts from his master, the Evil Overlord (he just wants all the blingy loot).
  • Megaton Rainfall, Pentadimensional – £14.39 (€15.99)
    Megaton Rainfall is a first-person superhero game. A global alien invasion is taking place and you must face it – alone. Chase massive destruction devices at supersonic speeds around an Earth that’s as large as the real thing and populated with semi-procedurally generated cities.
  • Minit, Devolver Digital – £8.99 (€9.99)
    Minit is a peculiar little adventure played sixty seconds at a time. Journey outside the comfort of your home to help unusual folk, uncover countless secrets, and overcome dangerous foes, all in hopes of lifting a rather unfortunate curse that ends each day after just one minute.
  • Nightmares from the Deep 2: The Siren`s Call, Artifex Mundi – £12.14 (€13.49) until 18th August 2018, normally £13.49 (€14.99)
    When Sarah Black, curator at the Caribbean Naval Museum, receives a package from a mysterious messenger, she is unwittingly drawn into an ancient conflict.
  • Okami HD, Capcom – £15.99 (€19.99)
    Experience this acclaimed masterpiece with its renowned Sumi-e ink art style in breath-taking high resolution. Take the role of Amaterasu, the Japanese sun goddess who inhabits the form of a legendary white wolf Shiranui. Use magical abilities, attacks and Celestial Brush techniques to restore the land of Nippon to its previous glory full of life and colour.
  • Overcooked! 2, Team17 – £19.99 (€24.99)
    Out of the frying pan, into the fire… You’ve saved the world from the Ever Peckish. Now a new threat has arisen and it’s time to get back in the kitchen to stave off the hunger of The Unbread!
  • Shut Eye, Forever Entertainment – £3.59 (€3.99)
    Play as a young child, who is away from her parents. The girl has suffered from anxiety most of her life, which lead to confusion and an exuberant imagination. Survive the night and keep your anxiety level down, as throughout the night you will experience the true meaning of what a child’s imagination can be.
  • Slam Land, Bread Machine – £7.19 (€7.99)
    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 a surreal world overseen by a benevolent giant whose only amusement in life is to witness sporting and majestic slams.
  • SubaraCity, Flyhigh Works – £4.49 (€5)
    SubaraCity on Nintendo Switch offers a new twist for puzzle game fans, combining careful planning with relaxing gameplay. You’re not just matching blocks, but you’re city building at the same time!
  • Super Blackjack Battle 2 Turbo Edition – The Card Warriors, Headup Games – £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.
  • TETRA’s Escape, Ratalaika Games – £3.99 (€3.99) until 19th August 2018, normally £4.99 (€4.99)
    Blocks named Tetras and it is down to the players to all that they can, to save them and make the most out of their special ability. Via the means of shape-shifting, Tetras can turn into different Tetrominos and used to fill holes and master puzzles, in an attempt to reach the portal on the other side of the level.
  • 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 – £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.
  • Unexplored, Digerati – £12.14 (€13.50) until 16th August 2018, normally £13.49 (€15)
    Descend into the depths of the Dungeon of Doom and complete your quest: steal the Amulet of Yendor from the fearsome dragon and make it out alive. Unexplored is the roguelite that feels like a roguelike. An accessible yet challenging action RPG that has won praise for its revolutionary level generation tech.

Nintendo Switch Pre-Orders

  • Behind The Screen, Cosen – £7.24 (€8.09) until 23rd August 2018, normally £8.09 (€8.99)
    Behind The Screen is a suspense puzzle action game, set in Taiwan of an age when the internet was still not common, tracing the life of “a certain murderer”, seeking the truth which has been bent and can no longer be distinguished.
  • Claws of Furry, Terahard Studios – £8.99 (€9.99)
    Claws of Furry creates a blend of today’s fast paced action with classic arcade Beat’em up badassery.
  • Defunct, Soedesco – £11.69 (€12.99) until 8th September 2018, normally £13.49 (€14.99)
    You are a broken robot that accidentally falls out of a giant cargo ship onto a post-human Earth, now inhabited by robots. You have to get back to your ship before it’s too late!
  • Detective Gallo, MixedBag – £11.46 (€12.74) until 17th August 2018, normally £13.49 (€14.99)
    Detective Gallo is a point&click comic-noir adventure that is entirely hand-illustrated and hand-animated, and whose protagonist is a feathered and grumpy private eye struggling with a very tricky case, bizarre characters, and puzzles that will put his insight and patience to the test.
  • Flood of Light, indienova – £4.49 (€4.99)
    You control a mysterious girl who arrives at a city that is completely flooded with water. Only she possesses the ability to control light. By using the girl’s supernatural power, you can solve various puzzles to gradually make the water recede and ultimately save the city.
  • Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes, Steel Crate Games – £12.14 (€13.49) until 23rd August 2018, normally £13.49 (€14.99)
    In Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes, one player is trapped in a room with a ticking time bomb they must defuse. The other players are the “Experts” who must give the instructions to defuse the bomb by deciphering the information found in the Bomb Defusal Manual. But there’s a catch: the Experts can’t see the bomb, so everyone will need to talk it out – fast!
  • Manual Samuel, Curve Digital – £9.99 (€9.99)
    An adventure game with a twist. Death’s deal means Sam must survive a day controlling his entire body manually. Breathing, blinking & driving, all these tasks fall to you.
  • Red’s Kingdom, Rising Star Games – £8.09 (€8.99) until 16th August 2018, normally £8.99 (€9.99)
    Mad King Mac has always caused trouble for his subjects, but stealing Red’s winter stash of acorns, his prized golden nut AND kidnapping his father? That’s going too far! Help lead Red on a journey across the land in search of his missing nuts, overcoming obstacles and unlocking abilities in this charmingly epic isometric puzzle adventure!
  • Shio, Coconut Island Games – £7.59 (€8.39) until 23rd August 2018, normally £9.49 (€10.49)
    Shio is a challenging platformer game in which you deep and moving story by jumping from lantern to lantern. If you like to challenge yourself, you will like Shio as well!
  • Sigi: A Fart for Melusina, Sometimes You – £4.04 (€4.49) until 7th September 2018, normally £4.49 (€4.99)
    Super tight gameplay and wonderful pixel graphics make Sigi a light-hearted and loving 8-bit adventure to enjoy.
  • Sky Gamblers: Storm Raiders, Atypical Games – £8.99 (€9.99)
    You’ll participate in visceral dogfights, protect cities and fleets, bomb enemy structures and even fly through tunnels. Everything is set up in accurately recreated real life locations like Pearl Harbour, Coast of Dover, Midway, Germany and France.
  • Spectrum, Digerati – £8.63 (€9.59) until 30th August 2018, normally £10.79 (€11.99)
    Spectrum is a unique platform game set in a stunning abstract world. Jump, dive and find your flow to skilfully navigate through 80 ingenious levels of shifting shapes and vibrant colours. Stylish visuals combine with an atmospheric soundtrack to create an immersive experience of pure, zen-focus platforming.
  • The World Ends With You -Final Remix-, Nintendo – £39.99 (€49.99)
    When the main character, Neku, suddenly encounters the mysterious girl Shiki, he gets caught up in a deadly game – he’ll be erased from existence if he can’t complete a series of twisted tasks. Tear into each rhythmic battle using the game’s traditional touch controls or Joy-Con controllers for a fresh style of combat! The action-RPG will also include a sizeable new scenario that gets right to the heart of the story.
  • Valkyria Chronicles 4, SEGA – £49.99 (€59.99)
    Valkyria Chronicles 4 takes place in the same timeframe as the original Valkyria Chronicles, but focuses on Squad E of the Federation. Commander Claude Wallace and his childhood friends set out to fight for freedom in this desperate war, but bone-chilling blizzards, waves of imperial soldiers, and the godlike powers of the Valkyria stand between them and victory.

Nintendo 3DS Games

  • Double Breakout, nuGame – £6 (€7)
    Double Breakout is a breakout game which combines game mechanics from a traditional breakout game and a pong game.
Written by
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.

Leave a Reply

Lost Password

Please enter your username or email address. You will receive a link to create a new password via email.