As is now our routine we have a mini Nintendo Download Update on a Tuesday, due to the crowded Switch eShop line-up now typically bringing us some goodies a little earlier in the week.
This time around it's no different, with some rather tempting and even high profile arrivals on the store. Without further unnecessary pre-amble, let's get to it.
The End is Nigh (Nicalis) - £13.49 / €14.99 / $14.99USD
A game by Edmund McMillen, this follows protagonist Ash and his attempt to navigate a post-apocalyptic world packed with hazards and enemies. A mature hardcore platformer that boasts of "600+" levels and lots to collect, fans of McMillen and Team Meat's previous work in the genre will no doubt be very tempted.
Pinball FX3 (Zen Studios) - Free-to-start
An exciting arrival for pinball fans, it's a platform / community with a whole lot of tables and packs to buy. Aside from that it's all about the infrastructure to add a competitive element to the play, with various online options, multiplayer and challenge modes. You can get three tables for free (though two are only free for a limited time, so be sure to grab the Carnivals and Legends pack right away from the eShop), with many more available to buy, while the TATE vertical layout will be worth trying out.
Stern Pinball Arcade (FarSight Studios) - Free-to-start (PAL only)
Yep, it's a battle of pinball games. In this case the focus is realism and accuracy, with this game seeking to digitally recreate classic real-life tables. As with Pinball FX3 there are lots of options to buy individually, with two distinct price brackets of premium and slightly less expensive tables. You get Mary Shelley's Frankenstein included with the free download.
Plantera Deluxe (Ratalaika Games) - £4.99 / €4.99 (Previously released in NA)
A rather cute and relaxing game in which you tend to a garden and some animals; it's rather simplistic but can be a pleasurable game with the right mindset. We gave a modest recommendation to the Wii U version.
Party Planet (Mastiff) - $39.99USD - $39.99USD (North America only)
The big offering here is 30 minigames for multiplayer shenanigans, including the likes of Fruit Invaders, Viking Defence and Super Vegan Anaconda - the latter of which wins the award for best-named mini-game of all time.
Those are the new games out today, while the slate for 14th December is looking rather busy once again. So, will you download any of these titles?