Thursday11th May 2017
Minecraft: Switch Edition! Garou! Elliot Quest! Erm, that's it!
It's that time again, dear readers, for the North American Nintendo Download Update. This week includes the arrival of one of the world's most popular games on Switch, along with another ACA Neo Geo treat; the 3DS gets its own version of a rather good Wii U eShop game, too. Let's get to...
Wednesday10th May 2017
A fond farewell
Nintendo has been on something of a roll with surprise announcements lately, and one of them was the localisation of the third and final game in the BoxBoy trilogy, BYE-BYE BOXBOY! If you’ve already played the first two games, then this should come as no surprise — BYE-BYE BOXBOY is excellent. If you haven’t played another...
Thursday4th May 2017
Tumbleseed! Blazing Star! Blaster Master Zero demo! More!
The Nintendo Download Update is now live in Europe, though two new releases on the eShop actually arrived earlier in the week. Elsewhere we have a Switch demo, a welcome free update for a huge Wii U title and a mix of other new games and discounts. Let's get to it, shall we? Nintendo Switch...
Don't feel blue anymore
Those of you old enough to recall the good old 8 and 16-bit days will no doubt remember the thrill of finding a new cheat code for your latest game which unlocked new features or gave you special powers. Those days are all but gone, but thankfully Yacht Club Games is keeping the dream alive with Shovel Knight: Specter of...
Saturday29th Apr 2017
"I have fury!"
According to new data found in the 3DS eShop server, Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga DX could be making its way to the handheld for a surprise re-release / remaster. This information comes from "well known" hacker @SciresM who has previous history with id information confirming
Friday28th Apr 2017
Rebuilt for the 3DS
In Spring last year PlayEveryWare shared its goal to bring Elliot Quest to the 3DS eShop by Fall 2016; it may have taken a little longer than expected, but the retro-styled adventure game does now have a release date for the portable in North America and Europe - 11th May. We were big fans of the original release on the Wii U...
Thursday27th Apr 2017
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe! Puyo Puyo Tetris! Kamiko! More!
The European Nintendo Download Update is live, and this week includes two Switch retail titles and the same number of download-only releases; tempting options all-round. The New 3DS gets a port of a previous Wii U title, while multiplayer shenanigans come to the now last-gen home console. On top...
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe! Puyo Puyo Tetris! Kamiko! Tumbleseed! More!
It's that time again, dear readers, for details of the goodies coming in the North American Nintendo Download Update. The headline is clearly the latest first-party blockbuster on Switch, but we also have a keenly priced puzzle gem and a few download-only options on the system. The Wii...
Thursday20th Apr 2017
Wonder Boy! Fata Fury! Discounts! More!
The Nintendo Download Update is now live in Europe, so we have the details of what awaits in the Switch, 3DS and Wii U eShop. There are a couple of tempting options on the Switch, in particular, while some discounts on Wii U and 3DS may prove tempting - let's get to it. Nintendo Switch eShop: Wonder Boy: The...
Wonder Boy! Fatal Fury! Urban Trial Freestyle 2! More!
It's that time again, dear readers, for the Nintendo Download Update details for North America. This week's listing includes a rather pleasing arrival in Switch, a quality sequel on 3DS and some quirky choices across various platforms. Let's get to the details, shall we? Nintendo Switch eShop:...
Wednesday19th Apr 2017
Yacht Club Games has confirmed the North American release dates for the Specter of Torment DLC for Shovel Knight on 3DS and Wii U. As previously stated, the update will be free to download for those who already own one of these versions. The Wii U update goes live on April 21st, while the 3DS update is up on the 25th. The update is...
Thursday13th Apr 2017
Team Kirby! Mr. Shifty! Jackbox Party Pack 3! Puyo demo! More!
The Download Update is live in Europe, and we have the details thanks to a bit of eShop browsing and help from the always generous Daan Koopman. It's a pretty decent line-up once again, with a high-profile 3DS arrival and some tempting Switch downloads; there's a solid batch of...
Kirby! Mr Shifty! Jackbox Party! BOXBOY! Much more!
It's that time again, dear readers, for the North American Nintendo Download Update details. A couple of titles arrived after the Nintendo Direct on 12th April, and in addition to those there are some other gems on the list. The Nintendo Switch gets three enticing releases along with a demo, while...
Friday7th Apr 2017
2D BMX games have been relatively popular since the turn of the century - take RedLynx's excellent Trials series, for instance. Urban Trial Freestyle, released on the 3DS eShop almost four years ago at this point, was clearly inspired by those games, but managed to bring some extra ideas of its own to the table to create a unique and fun...
Thursday6th Apr 2017
Where would video games be without Tanks? Strong and durable, able to blast incoming enemy threats into oblivion and completely flatten any landmark in sight. The sense of fearlessness a tank provides is arguably unrivalled; games about tanks have been prominent throughout the ages. Anyone who has ever played a video game will...
LEGO City Undercover! Graceful Explosion Machine! Yo-kai Watch 2! More!
The Download Update is here for another week in Europe; the formal press release was slow to roll out (again), so we teamed up with the ever-generous Daan Koopman and NL user KJ85. There are some highly promising releases on the Switch, while the 3DS and Wii U aren't left behind...
Graceful Explosion Machine! LEGO City: Undercover! Animal Gods! More!
It's Nintendo Download Update time, dear readers, and the North American line-up includes three download-only options on the Switch along with a retail release and demo. The Wii U is quite well served too, including two Virtual Console release, while the 3DS also has a couple of...
Monday3rd Apr 2017
Shown running on a Sega Dreamcast, too
The Saber Rider and the Star Sheriffs saga isn't over yet, despite delays, reboots and a general lack of media attention. The title originally began life in 2014 as a 3D action game based on the cult cartoon show from the '80s, but efforts were scaled back in 2015 when a
Thursday30th Mar 2017
Snake Pass! Metal Slug! Pic-a-Pix Colour! Kokopolo 3D! More!
It's that time again, dear readers, for the Nintendo Download Update in Europe. The official press release was slow arriving, but the list is now complete thanks to help from Daan Koopman and NL user KJ85. There are two offerings on the Switch this week, along with some tempting options on...
Snake Pass! Metal Slug! Brave Dungeon! Cube Life with guns! More!
It's time for yet another Nintendo Download update for North America, and this week we have quite a number of releases to get through. There are two promising titles on the Switch eShop, while the Wii U has two new games and a 'New Play Control' Wii title; on 3DS meanwhile, there are...
Thursday23rd Mar 2017
Tomorrow Corporation Triple! Has-Been Heroes! BOXBOY! Nindie Sale! More!
The new European Nintendo Download Update is upon us, but official details have been slow to arrive; our thanks to the lovely Daan Koopman for his help, as we've brought the details together through a mix of looking through the eShop manually and a German press release...
Has-Been Heroes! Neo Turf Masters! Splatoon 2 Global Testfire! More!
It's time for another Nintendo Download Update for North America, and this week brings quite a quirky and broad collection of games to consider. We have varied and interesting offerings on Nintendo Switch, angry squirrels on Wii U, a retail release accompanied by a few downloads on...
Wednesday22nd Mar 2017
One final unboxing
HAL Laboratory may be best known for the Kirby series, but it's a studio more than capable of applying its sense of whimsy to new ideas. The BOXBOY! series has done just that, and the third entry - BYE-BYE BOXBOY! - is now right around the corner in PAL territories. Out this week on the eShop (priced £4.49 / €4.99), the new...
Friday17th Mar 2017
Get 'em before they get away!
It seems likely that we'll be seeing a Monster Hunter game on the Nintendo Switch at some point in the near future, given the success the series has found on the 3DS. Still, whatever's next for the series is being kept tightly under wraps, but for those of you in North America that've been looking to jump into the...
Thursday16th Mar 2017
Splatoon 2 Global Testfire! King of Fighters '94! 6180 the moon! Much more!
The Nintendo Download Update is live in Europe, and it's a crowded line-up to pore over. This week sees the arrival of the Splatoon 2 Global Testfire download and a Neo Geo title on Switch, while there's a glut of interesting options on Wii U and 3DS - let's get to it!...
Tomorrow Corporation back-catalogue! Picross 3D! Binding of Isaac! More!
It's time for another Nintendo Download Update in North America, and this week has a busy line-up. On Switch we have a retail release, three titles from Tomorrow Corporation and another ACA Neo Geo title, while there are a lot of options across the Wii U and 3DS to consider...
Wednesday15th Mar 2017
Available to download now
Last week makers of 3DS exclusive Azure Striker Gunvolt 2, Inti Creates, released extra content for its action-platformer. Now a new introduction video has been uploaded showing off exactly what the downloadable content looks like. The content is detailed as follows: New Song – Stratosphere ($0.99 / €0.99) Include
Thursday9th Mar 2017
Blaster Master Zero! Neo Geo galore! VOEZ! Bomberman 64! More!
It's Nintendo Download Update time, North American gamers, and it's a relatively busy line-up this week. The Switch has two 'new' games and also six Neo Geo 'ACA' titles, catching the region up with Europe. The 3DS shares one of the tasty Switch releases along with some other titles,...
More thinking outside of the box
We're quite fond of the original BOXBOY! and it's follow-up BOXBOXBOY!; these HAL Laboratory puzzlers made nice additions to the 3DS eShop. Now Qbby is back to square up to his biggest challenge yet in BYE-BYE BOXBOY!, which launches on the Nintendo eShop in Europe on 23rd March 2017. Let's let Nintendo's own PR do...
Wednesday8th Mar 2017
Mission Packs! Speedrun Mode! Other Stuff!
Inti Creates has a big week ahead, with Blaster Master Zero arriving globally on Nintendo Switch. It's also adding some extra content to Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 on 3DS, with the aim of encouraging owners to spend a few bucks on some more goodies for the game. The DLC will come to Europe and North America...