Thursday has rolled around once more, so it's time to see what delights Nintendo has brought to its various eShops with this week's Nintendo Download. As always, be sure to leave a vote in our poll and drop us a comment or two in the comments section on which games you'll be picking up...
Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition (Nintendo, $59.99) – Cut down enemy hordes as characters from the Legend of Zelda series. You even play co-op multiplayer with a friend on one system! All features and downloadable content from past versions of the game, including My Fairy mode and elements from The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, can be enjoyed in crisp HD on the Nintendo Switch system. The fate of Hyrule rests in your hands! The Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition game will be available on May 18. Read our review.
Runner3 (Choice Provisions, $25.49) – The Timbletot is determined to rid the multiverse of all its love and happiness. CommanderVideo, a lover if ever there were one, refuses to let this happen. He’s ready to jump, double-jump, wall-jump, slide-jump, slide, kick, float, drive, fly and dance his way to victory, all across a medley of thrilling, challenging and joyous levels. The Runner3 game will be available on May 22.
Little Nightmares: Complete Edition (Bandai Namco, $12.99) – Do you remember your childhood fears? Immerse yourself in the Little Nightmares Complete Edition game, a dark whimsical tale that will confront you with your childhood fears as you help Six & The Kid escape The Maw – a vast, mysterious vessel inhabited by corrupted souls looking for their next meal. Little Nightmares Complete Edition will be available on May 18.
Mega Man Legacy Collection (Capcom, $14.99) – The Mega Man Legacy Collection game is a celebration of the 8-bit history of Capcom’s iconic Blue Bomber. Featuring faithful reproductions of the series’ origins with the original six Mega Man games, the Legacy Collection will remind longtime fans and introduce newcomers to what made Mega Man such a popular and iconic character. Mega Man Legacy Collection will be available on May 22.
Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 (Capcom, $19.99) – The Blue Bomber is back in this second collection of classic Mega Man games. Featuring faithful reproductions of Mega Man 7, 8, 9, & 10, this collection spans the iconic series’ evolution and retro revolution. Take on the nefarious Dr. Wily and his diverse Robot Masters in these timeless 8-bit, 16-bit and 32-bit adventures. The Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 game will be available on May 22.
ACA NEOGEO BASEBALL STARS PROFESSIONAL (HAMSTER, $7.99) - "BASEBALL STARS PROFESSIONAL" is a sports game released in 1990 by SNK. One of the launch titles as the NEOGEO debuted, it came with both a VS Mode and Tournament Mode. The dynamic animation and powerful productions made for an exciting game.
The Banner Saga (Versus Evil, $19.99) - Live through an epic role-playing Viking saga where your strategic choices directly affect your personal journey. Make allies as you travel with your caravan across this stunning yet harsh landscape.
Fairune Collection (Flyhigh Works, $8.99) - Fairune Collection includes four games in one package - Fairune, Fairune 2, Fairune Origin and Fairune Blast!
FRAMED Collection (Surprise Attack, $8.99) - The FRAMED Collection is a new compilation of the critically-acclaimed, multi-award winning noir puzzle games FRAMED and FRAMED 2.
Ice Cream Surfer (Dolores Entertainment S.L., $8.00) - The evil Broccoli, irritated by the fact that kids hate vegetables and love ice creams, has created an army of vegetables to destroy the flavor galaxy. Only the Ice Cream Surfer with the help of his 4 super tasty friends can prevent that. Read our review.
Invisiballs (Digital Kingdom, $12.99) - Invisiballs is a competitive local multiplayer game for 2 to 4 players. Played on a single, top-down, shared screen, everyone controls an invisible ball inside a maze and must capture a golden artifact to win the game. Designed entirely around a new type of gameplay set in a minimalist universe, Invisiballs is simple with a deep learning curve. Nervous and precise, Invisiballs is for players who love to play competitive games with their friends.
Johnny Turbo's Arcade: Super Burger Time (FTE Games, $6.99) - Super Burger Time, play as Peter Pepper Jr. and complete the burgers, but watch out for Mr. Hot Dog, Mr. Egg and the dangerous Mr. Pickle!
White Night (Plug In Digital, $14.99) - Explore the macabre past of an old mansion in the 1930's and solve puzzles of light and shadows in this fully black & white survival horror! Players are trapped in this nightmare where darkness is a constant threat!
Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles (Prideful Sloth, $26.99) - Yonder is set in the world of Gemea. A natural island paradise with eight distinct environments ranging from tropical beaches to snow-capped summits.
The Mystery of the Hudson Case (Magic Frame Studios, $4.89) - Welcome to a new title of our saga The Mystery! This time we bring you The Mystery of the Hudson Case!
Never Stop (Pixelsplit, $4.99) - The longer you keep moving without getting stopped by one of the many obstacles or traps, the more points you get. How long can you manage this thrill of speed? Will you be able to dominate your friends in multiplayer?
The Adventures of Elena Temple (GRIMTALIN, $4.99) - The game is a monochromatic puzzle platformer made to look as if it were created in the 80s. Overcome obstacles, figure out how to collect all the coins, find all the gems and remember your childhood while doing it! Progress through the game's dungeon through non-linear exploration and keep an open eye for secrets to find.
Wizard of Legend (Humble Bundle, $15.99) - Wizard of Legend is a fast-paced dungeon crawler with an emphasis on dynamic magical combat. Quick movement and even quicker use of spells will allow you to chain spells together to unleash devastating combinations against your enemies! Unlock over 100 unique spells and discover powerful spell combinations! A wide variety of elemental spells allows you to create a hand best suited to your play style. Dive head first into the fray or stand back and let your minions do the work for you. Play solo or co-op! The choice is yours! Read our review.
Battle Chasers: Nightwar (Nordic Games, $39.99) - Battle Chasers: Nightwar is an RPG inspired by the console genre-greats, featuring deep dungeon diving, turn-based combat presented in classic JRPG format, and a rich story driven by exploration of the world. Read our review.
Calculation Castle : Greco's Ghostly Challenge "Subtraction" (media5, $9.99) - Now children can study Subtraction on the Nintendo Switch! Let's challenge Greco's Calculation Castle!
Calculation Castle : Greco's Ghostly Challenge "Addition" (media5, $9.99) - Now children can study Addition on the Nintendo Switch! Greco and his ghosts await your challenge!
Calculation Castle : Greco's Ghostly Challenge "Division" (media5, $9.99) - Now children can study Division on the Nintendo Switch! Greco and his ghosts await in the greatest obstacle: The Calculation Castle!
Calculation Castle : Greco's Ghostly Challenge "Multiplication" (media5, $9.99) - Now children can study Multiplication on Nintendo Switch! Use your math skills to defeat Greco!
Disco Dodgeball - REMIX (Zen Studios, $11.99) – Disco Dodgeball – REMIX is a ridiculous physics-based futuresport combining robots, one-hit-kill projectile combat and crazy dodgeball action. Dodge, deflect and catch enemy fire as you perform ridiculous aerial stunt shots with your mustachio'd unicycle robot and enjoy the voice of a booming monster truck driver announcer when you score! Play a wide variety of classic and expert game modes in singleplayer, local multiplayer, or online multilpayer matches. Available May 22.
Henry The Hamster Handler (Pocket Money Games, $3.69) – Join the team at Hamsters Inc. as they delve into the practice and reveal that hamsters must endure as many near-death experiences as possible and over time the little furry balls of fun turn into bronze, silver, and gold! It's your job to ensure that they survive the ordeal before they get melted down and turned into a fancy pair of earrings! Available May 18.
Kitten Squad (Arcade Distillery, Free) - Sadistic robots have enslaved orcas at SeaLand Marine Park. The evil Sheep Puncher robot has kidnapped sheep for the twisted wool industry. Only the Kitten Squad is up to the task of saving these gentle animals. Players must guide the Kitten Squad, armed with weaponry ranging from carrot rocket launchers to yarn ball guns, on missions to defeat the evil robots and free the animals in this action game brought to you by PETA.
Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux (Atlus, $39.99) - With its twisted demonic sci-fi story, addictive demon-collecting fun, and multiple narrative paths to explore, Strange Journey Redux is an essential ATLUS JRPG adventure that can’t be missed!
Block-a-Pix Color (Lightwood Games, $7.99) - Reveal the picture by dividing the grid into smaller rectangular blocks. Each block must contain one clue number, which tells you the number of grid squares covered by that block and the color the block will be painted.
Happy Birthdays – Demo Version (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available May 22
Urban Trial Playground – Demo Version (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)
Nintendo Labo Creators Contest for Best Toy-Con Mod Using Toy-Con Garage Ends Next Week – Make, play and discover with Nintendo Labo! Create your masterpiece using a Nintendo Labo kit and a Nintendo Switch system, then post a video or picture of your creation to the My Nintendo – Nintendo Labo Creators Contest site for a chance to win some great prizes.* The “Best Toy-Con mod using Toy-Con Garage” contest ends on 10:59 a.m. PT on May 25, so act fast!
Are you curious about what other My Nintendo members have made so far? Check out them out here, and be sure to click the “Like” button for your favorite creations!
* Void where prohibited. Open to legal residents of the U.S. and Canada, ages 13+. Nintendo Switch system and Nintendo Labo kit required. Contest begins 11AM PT on 4/20/18 and ends at 10:59AM PT on 5/11/18 for the Best Decorated Toy-Con Contest Category, 10:59AM PT on 5/25/18 for the Best Toy-Con Mod Using Toy-Con Garage Contest Category, and 10:59AM PT on 6/15/18 for the Best Original Invention Using Toy-Con Garage Contest Category. To enter, upload your photo or video of your Toy-Con creation or invention as detailed in the Official Rules. 9 winners will each receive One (1) Nintendo Labo Variety Kit (ARV: $ $69.99 USD) or Nintendo Labo Robot Kit (ARV: $79.99 USD), one (1) Nintendo Labo Creators Jacket (ARV: $ 70.00 USD), and one (1) award certificate (ARV: $ 70.00 USD). ARV of each prize package: $209.99-$219.99 USD. Total ARV of all prizes: $1,889.91-$1,979.91 USD. Chances of winning a prize depend on eligibility and quality of entries received, and how well each meets the judging criteria. Details and restrictions apply. For Official Rules, visit https://labo.nintendo.com/share/#!/contest-rules Sponsor: Nintendo of America Inc.
Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition My Nintendo Rewards – To celebrate the Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition game launch, My Nintendo is offering themed rewards, including two free character printables (printable 1 and 2) and a new wallpaper redeemable with My Nintendo points. Check out more rewards at https://my.nintendo.com/news/e5335141c5d8c4dd.
What are you downloading this week? (457 votes)
ACA NEOGEO BASEBALL STARS PROFESSIONAL
The Banner Saga
Ice Cream Surfer
Johnny Turbo's Arcade: Super Burger Time
Yonder: The Cloud Catcher Chronicles
The Mystery of the Hudson Case
The Adventures of Elena Temple
Wizard of Legend
Battle Chasers: Nightwar
Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux
Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition
Little Nightmares: Complete Edition
Mega Man Legacy Collection
Mega Man Legacy Collection 2
Disco Dodgeball - REMIX
Henry The Hamster Handler
Nothing for me!
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