Fear not, intrepid European Switch owner - your Thursday Nintendo Download update is ready, and we have all the details. Whether you're looking for a new handheld dogfighter, another slice of retro goodness, some oddball indies or something totally off the wall, you're bound to find something fresh and new on Switch, 3DS or Wii U. As always, be sure to drop a vote in the poll below, then drop us a comment or two with your hot picks.


Switch eShop

Manticore: Galaxy on Fire (Koch Media, €19.99 / £17.99) - Write your legacy in gunfire and smoke as you take down the galaxy’s most wanted criminals in action-packed dogfights! Rise to become the hero of the Neox Sector – a deadly fringe world terrorized by ruthless crime lords and their no-good underlings!

Wild Guns Reloaded (Natsume Inc., €29.99 / £26.99) - Wild Guns is a fast-paced arcade-style shooter, mixing the Wild West with steampunk. Each character can jump, dive, and roll to get out of the way of the barrage of bullets enemies let fly – or shoot them down with their own gun!

The Way Remastered (SONKA , €14.99 / £13.49) - The Way Remastered tells a story about a member of space explorers team who lost his beloved. During one of his expeditions he discovers ancient writings that testify the existence of a method for obtaining eternal life. Hoping to get his beloved back, he decides to return to the alien planet. However, the planet hides many secrets and dangers that he must face. - Read our The Way Remastered review

It's Spring Again (Sometimes You, €1.99 / £1.79) - This game intended to develop associational and logical thinking. By following the hints, children help the seasons change. They learn the order of the seasons and create a melody for each of them with a little help from their parents and the narrator.

Party Trivia (Sabec , €7.99 / £7.19) - With Party Trivia play head-to-head, outwitting each other, testing each other’s speed at being the fastest to answer the questions to win points and the game.

ACA NEO GEO REAL BOUT FATAL FURY SPECIAL (HAMSTER, €6.99 / £6.29) - "REAL BOUT FATAL FURY SPECIAL" is a fighting game released by SNK in 1997. Introducing a brand-new 2-line battle system, a refinement of the Power Gauge system, and the abolishment of the ring-out system, the battle tactics of this system have been further improved. Along with Wolfgang Krauser, a total of 19 combatants appear…

BAFL - Brakes Are For Losers (Plug In Digital, €4.99 / £4.49) - Challenge your friends, pick a funky car and outrun them with your driving skills and dirty tricks. Ram them out of your way or pick up bonuses to wreck them.

Neo ATLAS 1469 (StudioArtDink, €42.99 / £37.99 / CHF -) - It is 15th century Europe, at the height of age of discovery, back when the very shape of the world was still unclear, and believed to be flat. Search for what lies at the ends of the Earth, collect information about the world and create your very own world map.

Skee-Ball (Ocean Media, €19.99 / £17.99) - Skee-Ball is a fun and action packed alley bowling game which you can now take with you wherever you go. The game captures all the fun of the original arcade game, features a host of new game variants.

Ninja Striker! (Flyhigh Works, €3.99 / £3.59) - Ninja Striker takes visuals and music inspired by the 8-bit era and fires them up with modern touches. Heavily stylised around Japanese themes, your goal is to advance forward with as much speed, flair and combo power as possible.

3DS eShop

Dodge Club Pocket (JAMES MONTAGNA, €4.99 / £4.49) - The underground ravers of Dodge Club invite YOU to play in their pixel dance party. Dodge the red hot fireball and electric spark in a variety of unique mini challenges, each one more wild than the last!

Special Offers

Wii U

Other

Nintendo Switch

  • Uno Demo (Ubisoft, Demo) - Free

DLC / Add-On Content

Nintendo Switch

  • A.O.T. 2: Additional Episode: "A Titan Worth a Thousand" (KOEI TECMO EUROPE) - €0.99 / £0.89
  • A.O.T. 2: Additional Episode: "Skill Demonstration" (KOEI TECMO EUROPE) - €0.99 / £0.89
  • A.O.T. 2: Additional Episode: "Second Victory" (KOEI TECMO EUROPE) - €0.99 / £0.89
  • A.O.T. 2: Additional Sasha Costume: "Sports Outfit" (KOEI TECMO EUROPE) - €3.49 / £3.19
  • A.O.T. 2: Additional Annie Costume: "Pop Star Outfit" (KOEI TECMO EUROPE) - €3.49 / £3.19
  • A.O.T. 2: Additional Ymir Costume: "Shrine Maiden Outfit" (KOEI TECMO EUROPE) - €3.49 / £3.19
  • A.O.T. 2: Additional Hange Costume: "Detective Outfit" (KOEI TECMO EUROPE) - €3.49 / £3.19
  • Pic-a-Pix Deluxe - Small Puzzles 4 (Lightwood Games) - €1.99 / £1.99
  • Pic-a-Pix Deluxe - Mixed Puzzles 4 (Lightwood Games) - €1.99 / £1.99
  • Pic-a-Pix Deluxe - Large Puzzles 4 (Lightwood Games) - €1.99 / £1.99
  • Atelier Lydie & Suelle: Season Pass (KOEI TECMO EUROPE) - €79.99 / £71.99
  • Atelier Lydie & Suelle: Great Adventures in New Worlds Vol. 1 (KOEI TECMO EUROPE) - €11.99 / £10.79
  • Atelier Lydie & Suelle: Secret Synthesis Research Journal (KOEI TECMO EUROPE) - €4.99 / £4.49
  • Atelier Lydie & Suelle: Adventurers' Tales (KOEI TECMO EUROPE) - €1.99 / £1.79
  • Atelier Lydie & Suelle: Nights of Azure 2 BGM Pack (KOEI TECMO EUROPE) - €4.99 / £4.49
  • Atelier Lydie & Suelle: Delicacies and Rarities Pack (KOEI TECMO EUROPE) - Free

Switch Pre-Orders

Another Lost Phone: Laura's Story (Plug In Digital, €5.99 / £5.39, pre-order from 18/04/2018) - Pre-Order until 26/04/2018, 14:59 CEST Game description: Another Lost Phone is a game about exploring the social life of a young woman whose phone you have just found. This game is designed as a narrative investigation where you must piece together elements from the different applications, messages and pictures to progress.

Jotun: Valhalla Edition (Thunder Lotus Games, €14.99 / £10.99, pre-order from 18/04/2018) - Pre-Order until 27/04/2018, 14:59 CEST Game description: Jotun is a hand-drawn, action-exploration game set in Norse mythology. In Jotun, you play Thora, a Viking warrior who died an inglorious death and must prove herself to the Gods to enter Valhalla.

Bouncy Bob (SONKA, €4.99 / £4.49, pre-order from 19/04/2018) - Pre-Order until 27/04/2018, 14:59 CEST Game description: Defeat hordes of zombies and seal your fate with the push of one button! Beat your own score in Single Mode or invite your friends to play together in Multiplayer Mode.

Nihilumbra (BeautiFun Games, €6.99 / £5.99, pre-order from 19/04/2018) - Pre-Order until 03/05/2018, 14:59 CEST Game description: Discover the beautiful world of Nihilumbra and join Born on his adventure to find himself whilst trying to escape from his inevitable curse.

Sparkle ZERO (Forever Entertainment, €1.24 / £1.12 for owners of Sparkle 2 or Sparkle 3 Genesis€2.49 / £2.24 for owners of Violett, Frederic 2: Evil Strikes Back, Hollow, Frederic: Resurrection of Music Regular price €4.99 / £4.49, pre-order from 19/04/2018) - Pre-Order until 26/04/2018, 14:59 CEST Game description: Go back to the beginning of evolution. Start from ZERO and become the smallest creature – a spark of life - which has endless development paths ahead of it.

Special Offers

Nintendo Switch

  • Goetia (Forever Entertainment) now €6.99 / £6.29 until Thu 3rd May, normally €9.99 / £8.99
  • Immortal Redneck (CremaGames) now €17.99 / £16.19 until Wed 9th May, normally €19.99 / £17.99
  • Hyper Sentinel (Huey Games) now €10.79 / £8.99 until Thu 10th May, normally €11.99 / £9.99
  • Darkest Dungeon: Ancestral Edition (Red Hook Studios) now €26.34 / £22.09 until Mon 23rd Apr, normally €30.99 / £25.99
  • Darkest Dungeon (Red Hook Studios) now €18.69 / £15.29 until Mon 23rd Apr, normally €21.99 / £17.99
  • Squareboy vs Bullies: Arena Edition (Ratalaika Games) now €3.99 / £3.59 until Sun 29th Apr, normally €4.99 / £4.49
  • Darkest Dungeon: The Crimson Court (Red Hook Studios) now €7.64 / £6.79 until Mon 23rd Apr, normally €8.99 / £7.99
  • Darkest Dungeon: The Shieldbreaker (Red Hook Studios) now €2.96 / £2.54 until Mon 23rd Apr, normally €3.49 / £2.99
  • Nine Parchments (Frozenbyte) now €11.99 / £10.79 until Tue 1st May, normally €19.99 / £17.99
  • AeternoBlade (CORECELL) now €13.49 / £12.14 until Thu 3rd May, normally €14.99 / £13.49
  • Draw a Stickman: EPIC 2 (Hitcents) now €5.24 / £5.24 until Thu 26th Apr, normally €6.99 / £6.99
  • JYDGE (10tons) now €8.99 / £7.79 until Wed 25th Apr, normally €14.99 / £12.99
  • Fear Effect Sedna (SQUARE ENIX) now €14.96 / £11.99 until Thu 26th Apr, normally €19.95 / £15.99
  • Frederic: Resurrection of Music (Forever Entertainment) now €1.49 / £1.34 until Thu 3rd May, normally €5.99 / £5.39
  • Frederic 2: Evil Strikes Back (Forever Entertainment) now €1.24 / £0.99 until Thu 3rd May, normally €4.99 / £3.99
  • Qbics Paint (Abylight) now €3.74 / £3.36 until Thu 3rd May, normally €4.99 / £4.49
  • Qbik (Forever Entertainment) now €2.49 / £2.24 until Thu 3rd May, normally €4.99 / £4.49
  • Sparkle 2 Evo (Forever Entertainment) now €1.24 / £1.12 until Thu 3rd May, normally €4.99 / £4.49
  • Tumblestone (QuantumAstroGuild) now €5.19 / £4.79 until Thu 17th May, normally €12.99 / £11.99
  • Violett (Forever Entertainment) now €2.99 / £2.69 until Thu 3rd May, normally €9.99 / £8.99
  • Mad Carnage (QubicGames) now €3.99 / £3.59 until Sun 13th May, normally €4.99 / £4.49
  • Spartan (Sinister Cyclops) now €5.49 / £4.94 until Sun 22nd Apr, normally €10.99 / £9.89

New Nintendo 3DS

  • Breakout Defense (nuGAME) now €4.90 / £4.20 until Thu 17th May, normally €7.00 / £6.00
  • Cycle of Eternity: Space Anomaly (RandomSpin) now €2.99 / £2.69 until Thu 10th May, normally €4.99 / £4.49

Nintendo 3DS

  • AeternoBlade (CORECELL) now €7.49 / £6.75 until Thu 3rd May, normally €14.99 / £13.50
  • Alien on the run (Joindots) now €1.99 / £1.59 until Thu 3rd May, normally €4.99 / £4.19
  • Chain Blaster (Joindots) now €1.99 / £1.59 until Thu 3rd May, normally €4.99 / £4.19
  • Coaster Creator 3D (Big John Games) now €4.78 / £3.96 until Thu 17th May, normally €7.25 / £6.00
  • Crazy Construction (Joindots) now €1.99 / £1.39 until Thu 3rd May, normally €6.99 / £4.99
  • Cube Creator 3D (Big John Games) now €4.95 / £3.46 until Thu 17th May, normally €7.50 / £5.25
  • Gourmet Dream (CIRCLE Ent.) now €4.00 / £3.79 until Thu 10th May, normally €5.00 / £4.79
  • Jump Trials Supreme (Joindots) now €1.99 / £1.59 until Thu 3rd May, normally €4.99 / £4.19
  • Mercenaries Saga 3 (CIRCLE Ent.) now €4.79 / £4.69 until Thu 10th May, normally €5.99 / £5.89
  • Parascientific Escape - Gear Detective (CIRCLE Ent.) now €4.00 / £3.79 until Thu 10th May, normally €5.00 / £4.79
  • Undead Bowling (Joindots) now €1.99 / £1.39 until Thu 3rd May, normally €6.99 / £4.99
  • VoxelMaker (Nostatic Software) now €4.39 / £3.67 until Thu 3rd May, normally €5.49 / £4.59

Wii U

  • Double Breakout (nuGAME) now €4.90 / £4.20 until Thu 17th May, normally €7.00 / £6.00
  • Pinball Breakout (nuGame) now €4.90 / £4.20 until Thu 17th May, normally €7.00 / £6.00
  • Tumblestone (The Quantum Astrophysicists Guild) now €9.99 / £7.99 until Thu 17th May, normally €24.99 / £19.99
  • STEEL RIVALS (nuGAME) now €4.89 / £4.19 until Thu 17th May, normally €6.99 / £5.99
  • Unepic (unepic fran) now €4.99 / £4.49 until Thu 3rd May, normally €9.99 / £8.99
  • VoxelMaker (Nostatic Software) now €4.39 / £3.59 until Thu 3rd May, normally €5.49 / £4.49
  • Wicked Monsters Blast! HD PLUS (CORECELL) now €3.99 / £3.59 until Thu 3rd May, normally €7.99 / £7.19

Other

Nintendo 3DS

  • Hello Kitty is a pretty ladybug (Sanrio, Theme) - €0.99 / £0.89
  • Hello Kitty surrounded by bows (Sanrio, Theme) - €0.99 / £0.89
  • fun with a duck (Sanrio, Theme) - €0.99 / £0.89
  • Hello Kitty lives in a red village (Sanrio, Theme) - €0.99 / £0.89
  • The Hero of the woods (Mondo TV, Theme) - €0.99 / £0.89
  • is not afraid! (Mondo TV, Theme) - €0.99 / £0.89
  • prince of Thieves (Mondo TV, Theme) - €0.99 / £0.89
  • Promises of love (Mondo TV, Theme) - €0.99 / £0.89
  • Empress of Austria (Mondo TV, Theme) - €0.99 / £0.89
  • Together again (Mondo TV, Theme) - €0.99 / £0.89

What are you downloading this week? (108 votes)

Manticore: Galaxy on Fire​

19%

Wild Guns Reloaded

6%

The Way Remastered

  0%

The Way Remastered

6%

It's Spring Again

1%

Party Trivia

1%

ACA NEO GEO REAL BOUT FATAL FURY SPECIAL​

2%

BAFL - Brakes Are For Losers

4%

Neo ATLAS 1469

3%

Skee-Ball

  0%

Ninja Striker!

1%

Dodge Club Pocket

  0%

Aqua Moto Racing Utopia

2%

Nothing for me!

57%

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So that's your lot for this week's EU Nintendo Download coverage. Be sure to leave a vote in the poll, and leave a comment while you're at it with your hot picks (or salty takes) on all these new additions to the eShops...