It's time for another Nintendo Download update on the Switch, 3DS and Wii U eShops, which brings with it all manner of new games, demos, discounts and themes to add to your virtual collection. We're sure you'll find something to your liking in this week's haul. As always, be sure to leave a vote in the poll and a comment in the comments section below...
Yoku's Island Express (Team17, €19.99 / £15.99) - Flip and bump our pint-sized protagonist around the stunning hand-painted island on your quest to rebuild the post-office, and wake an old god from its deep slumber. - Read our Yoku's Island Express review
Pokémon Quest (Nintendo) (Free) - Welcome to Tumblecube Island, where everything’s a cube – even the Pokémon! Set out on expeditions to achieve your goal of finding the precious loot that lies hidden all over the island.
Ikaruga (Nicalis, €14.99 / £13.49) - A rebel pilot named Shinra must battle an enemy nation using a specially-designed fighter called the Ikaruga, which can switch between two energy polarities (black or white) at the touch of a button. Bullets that are the same color as Shinra’s ship can be absorbed, while the opposite color will do damage - this polarity-switching mechanic is the game's core feature and the foundation for its stage and enemy design. - Read our Ikaruga review
Legend of Kay Anniversary (THQ Nordic, €29.99 / £26.99) - 10 years after its initial release, Legend of Kay - Anniversary is a thoroughly remastered version of the original game. Experience the unique blend of Martial Arts-combat, action adventure, Jump 'n' Run and puzzle solving. Meet, befriend or fight loads of quirky animals.
Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection (CAPCOM Europe, €49.99 / £44.99) - Celebrate Street Fighter’s historic legacy with the Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection. In this massive collection of 12 Street Fighter titles, perfect arcade balance makes it to consoles for the first time ever. - Read our Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection review
Die for Valhalla! (Monster Couch, €11.99 / £10.99) - Die for Valhalla! is an action RPG where you possess and take full control of heroes, monsters and other things to help Vikings save their realm! - Read our Die for Valhalla! review
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.
Knights of Pen and Paper +1 Deluxier Edition (Plug In Digital, €14.99 / £13.49) - Set out on a grand adventure in this turn-based, retro style, pixel-art RPG, inspired by the great titles of the 90's. Take on the roles of in-game players taking on the roles of their characters in a traditional pen and paper RPG session in the ultimate meta roleplaying experience.
PixelJunk Monsters 2 (Spike Chunsoft US, €14.99 / £13.49) - In the acclaimed tower defense series' official follow-up, play as Tikiman and build towers to protect your Tiki Hut from the fiendish monster hordes.
Shift Quantum (Red Panda Interactive, €19.99 / £15.99) - Connected to the cyber-noir action-puzzle platformer, you will be tasked to solve puzzles and create negative space by inverting the world to transform barriers into escape routes. Shift the world, twist your environment, bend your mind to unveil its secrets and solve each brain-drilling level .
Yesterday Origins (Microids, €29.99 / £26.99) - Join immortals John Yesterday and Pauline Petit in Yesterday Origins, and experience an epic adventure through time and across the world in a story full of intrigue and unexpected twists.
6180 the moon (Sunyong Park, €3.99 / £3.59) - 6180 the moon is a platformer game with a unique mechanic. It offers a fresh, unseen game play style by connecting the top and bottom of the screen. This allows in a mechanic with delightfully long jumps and no fear of "slipping" to death.
ACA NEOGEO NINJA COMBAT (HAMSTER, €6.99 / £6.29) - “NINJA COMBAT” is an action game released in 1990 by SNK. In order to defeat the evil ninja clan KAGE ICHIZOKU, justice-seeking ninjas head towards the NINJA TOWER. Enjoy battling with a wide array of weapons and ninja magic as well as the ability for a friend to join the action.
Defoliation (COSEN, €8.99 / £8.09) - The young characters and the old woman, who met through an unfortunate accident, eventually open up and the youngsters end up visiting the woman at her house as friends. One day, when they are headed to the old woman’s house as usual, they are suddenly hit by paramnesia. When they wake up, the woman’s house looks different to what they knew. Under fear of being watched by someone, they begin their puzzle-solving journey for survival.
Discovery (Noowanda, €7.99 / £6.99) - Explore a giant world made of blocks and modify it with your own creations. Construct houses, build entire villages, cities, monumental constructions or dig deep underground. Place torches or design complex electric circuits to light up your creations in the dark and enjoy beautiful day and night cycles.
Milanoir (Gambitious , €12.99 / £11.69) - Inspired by the Italian crime flicks of the '70s, Milanoir is a pixel-packed action game set in the violent city of Milan. Meet Piero, a convict suddenly released from prison looking for revenge over the man who framed him.
Songbringer (Double Eleven, €19.99 / £15.99) - Songbringer is a sci-fi action RPG with swords, secrets, dungeons, bosses and stuff. You play the role of protagonist and accidental hero, Roq Epimetheos. He cruises the galaxy with his skybot Jib aboard the ship Songbringer, searching for verdant planets absent the presence of galactic police. When Roq finds the nanosword hidden in a cave on Ekzerra, he unwittingly awakens an ancient evil…
West of Loathing (Asymmetric, €9.00 / £9.00) - West of Loathing is a single-player slapstick comedy adventure role-playing game set in the wild west of the Kingdom of Loathing universe. Traverse snake-infested gulches, punch skeletons wearing cowboy hats, grapple with demon cows, and investigate a wide variety of disgusting spittoons.
World Soccer Pinball (EnjoyUp Games, €1.99 / £1.79) - Enjoy World Soccer Pinball, a reproduction of a real pinball machine, with all the graphic details and sounds. Discover all the secrets, complete all the missions and become number 1 in the world or the best among your Friends, posting your high score on the online leaderboard.
Fallen Legion: Rise to Glory (NIS America, €39.99 / £39.99) - Return to the battlefield of Fenumia, where a besieged nation stands on the brink of war. See the conflict through the lenses of Princess Cecille and Legatus Laendur, one who would restore her kingdom to its former glory and one who would see a new nation rise in its place.
Jumping Joe & Friends (QubicGames, €4.99 / £4.49) - Help Joe and his fellas on their upwards journey. Be quick as a flash and dodge roaring cannonballs, vicious bats and other traps. Perform high scores or leave your competitors in the dust!
Operation Hardcore (Greenlight Games, €8.29 / £7.49) - Dateline: Earth, 1999. An unprovoked alien invasion is underway. You, a total badass, don't really appreciate it. You're downright outraged. You pack up some essentials--guns, cigars, whiskey--and head out into the night. Little do you know that tonight you will make history. This is: Operation Hardcore.
Super Sportmatchen (DANGEN ENTERTAINMENT, €14.99 / £13.49) - Enjoy a fine selection of sport disciplines, ranging from the frantic and fast paced to the relaxed and playful! Invite your friends, foes and family to a game of fun competitive sports!
Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon (Inti Creates, €9.99 / £8.99) - Play as Zangetsu, a demon slayer bearing a deep grudge, who must travel through perilous lands to defeat a powerful demon lurking in a dark castle. Zangetsu will meet fellow travelers along the way, who can join your journey as playable characters.
Dragon Lapis (KEMCO, €9.99 / £8.99) - A thousand years ago, a great battle ensued between two dragons, one gold and the other silver, where they were sealed away. Many centuries later, the Silver Dragon reawakens, and launches an assault on a frontier village. Lucas, a royal knight serving as a guard, little does he know he is, in fact, a descendant of the hero who once sealed the Gold and Silver Dragons in human form. Nonetheless, when the tragedy strikes, he soon sets out on an adventure to save the world!
Wii U eShop
Rainbow Snake (RandomSpin, €1.10 / £0.99) - Eating Food, Snake Painted In Different Colors. Collect a colorful snake and avoid the green walls. Over time, the snake is gaining speed!
Mario Tennis Aces (Nintendo, €59.99 / £49.99, pre-order from 01/06/2018) - Pre-Order until 21/06/2018, 23:59 local time If you pre-order Mario Tennis Aces from Nintendo eShop, you’ll get double Gold Points!* Game description: Mario steps onto the court in classy tennis garb for intense rallies against a variety of characters in full-blown tennis battles. New wrinkles in tennis gameplay will challenge your ability to read an opponent’s position and stroke to determine which shot will give you the advantage. And this time the game adds the first story mode since the Mario Tennis: Power Tour game on Game Boy Advance. *Gold Points will be granted by 25.06.2018
Vegas Party (Funbox Media, €24.99 / £22.49, pre-order from 31/05/2018) - Pre-Order until 21/06/2018, 14:59 CEST Game description: Played as a race, the goal is to reach the end of the Strip before anyone else. Manage your token account in 10 gambling minigames, avoid the dangers like twisters and earthquakes, take advantage of your gaming skills and your good luck, trust no one and forget the meaning of the word "mercy" because it does not apply here!
Final Light, The Prison (Enjoy Up Games, €6.99 / £6.29, pre-order from 31/05/2018) - Pre-Order until 27/07/2018, 14:59 local time Game description: Governments and institutions manipulated by very powerful men. One of their terrifying secret buildings was Prison S-313, created in a barren area unknown to mankind. Politicians, spies, inventors and anyone who may harm those who really control the world, were imprisoned and the rest disappeared. Darkness and incomprehension overcame them all, subjecting them to all kinds of barbarity. Many perished and their spirits remained trapped within its walls. This is now a ghost prison where everything that happened remains in the past. Our reckless and difficult mission will be to free these hateful spirits.
Iro Hero (Eastasiasoft Limited, €12.99 / £11.69, pre-order from 31/05/2018) - Pre-Order until 06/06/2018, 23:59 local time Game description: Iro Hero is a vertical shoot ’em up with beautiful pixel art graphics inspired by many old-school classics. Staged across 9 action-packed levels, Iro Hero features a unique and fresh approach to the popular colour polarity mechanic, with interactive level elements, colour zones, reflective surfaces and much more.
- ICEY (X.D. Network) now €7.55 / £6.83 until Thu 7th Jun, normally €8.39 / £7.59
- Lost Sea (Eastasiasoft ) now €8.99 / £8.09 until Thu 7th Jun, normally €9.99 / £8.99
- Pirate Pop Plus (13AM Games) now €3.36 / £3.03 until Thu 14th Jun, normally €4.20 / £3.79
- Quad Fighter K (Aksys Games) now €5.59 / £5.03 until Thu 7th Jun, normally €6.99 / £6.29
- Smoke and Sacrifice (Curve Digital) now €19.99 / £15.99 until Thu 14th Jun, normally €24.99 / £19.99
- Shining Resonance Refrain (SEGA) now €44.99 / £40.49 until Sat 30th Jun, normally €49.99 / £44.99
- Mushroom Wars 2 (Zillion Whales) now €17.99 / £16.19 until Sat 30th Jun, normally €19.99 / £17.99
- Samurai Defender: Ninja Warfare (Flyhigh Works) now €7.19 / £6.47 until Thu 7th Jun, normally €7.99 / £7.19
- 36 Fragments of Midnight (Ratalaika Games) now €2.24 / £2.24 until Sun 10th Jun, normally €2.99 / £2.99
- Alteric (Sometimes You) now €3.99 / £3.59 until Mon 4th Jun, normally €4.99 / £4.49
- ClusterPuck 99 (Coatsink Software) now €6.36 / £5.76 until Sun 10th Jun, normally €8.49 / £7.69
- I and Me (Ratalaika Games) now €7.49 / £6.74 until Sun 10th Jun, normally €9.99 / £8.99
- Manticore - Galaxy on Fire (Koch Media) now €15.99 / £14.39 until Fri 8th Jun, normally €19.99 / £17.99
- Shu (Coatsink Software) now €6.36 / £5.76 until Sun 10th Jun, normally €8.49 / £7.69
- L.A. Noire (ROCKSTAR GAMES) now €37.49 / £33.74 until Tue 12th Jun, normally €49.99 / £44.99
- WWE 2K18 (2K) now €28.34 / £25.19 until Tue 12th Jun, normally €44.99 / £39.99
- WWE 2K18 Digital Deluxe Edition (2K) now €29.24 / £26.09 until Tue 12th Jun, normally €64.99 / £57.99
- WWE 2K18 Season Pass (2K) now €20.09 / £16.74 until Tue 12th Jun, normally €29.99 / £24.99
- Old Man's Journey (Broken Rules) now €7.99 / £7.19 until Thu 7th Jun, normally €9.99 / £8.99
- NBA 2K18 (2K) now €34.99 / £27.49 until Mon 18th Jun, normally €69.99 / £54.99
- NBA 2K18 Legend Edition (2K) now €49.99 / £42.49 until Mon 18th Jun, normally €99.99 / £84.99
- NBA 2K18 Legend Edition Gold (2K) now €74.99 / £59.99 until Mon 18th Jun, normally €149.99 / £119.99
- Agatha Knife (Mango Protocol) now €9.59 / £7.67 until Mon 11th Jun, normally €11.99 / £9.59
- Cast of the Seven Godsends (Merge Games) now €8.70 / £6.69 until Thu 7th Jun, normally €12.99 / £9.99
- Don't Knock Twice (Wales Interactive) now €7.49 / £5.99 until Thu 14th Jun, normally €12.49 / £9.99
- Dustoff Heli Rescue 2 (RAINYFROG) now €10.49 / £9.44 until Thu 14th Jun, normally €14.99 / £13.49
- Fear Effect Sedna (SQUARE ENIX) now €13.36 / £10.71 until Wed 13th Jun, normally €19.95 / £15.99
- Semispheres (Vivid Helix) now €4.99 / £4.49 until Thu 7th Jun, normally €9.99 / £8.99
- Subsurface Circular (Ant Workshop) now €4.79 / £3.83 until Thu 28th Jun, normally €5.99 / £4.79
- MEMBRANE (Perfect Hat) now €3.99 / £3.59 until Thu 14th Jun, normally €7.99 / £7.19
- Mecho Tales (Arcade Distillery) now €0.99 / £0.87 until Fri 8th Jun, normally €8.49 / £7.49
- Plague Road (Arcade Distillery) now €1.99 / £1.90 until Fri 8th Jun, normally €12.50 / £11.99
- Zotrix: Solar Division (Ocean) now €13.49 / £12.14 until Mon 11th Jun, normally €14.99 / £13.49
- Astro Bears Party (QubicGames) now €0.99 / £0.89 until Sun 1st Jul, normally €4.99 / £4.49
- Robonauts (QubicGames) now €2.99 / £2.69 until Sun 1st Jul, normally €14.99 / £13.49
New Nintendo 3DS
- BLOK DROP CHAOS (RCMADIAX) now €0.99 / £0.93 until Thu 28th Jun, normally €1.49 / £1.39
- BRICK THRU (RCMADIAX) now €0.99 / £0.93 until Thu 28th Jun, normally €1.49 / £1.39
- FIFTEEN (RCMADIAX) now €0.99 / £0.93 until Thu 28th Jun, normally €1.49 / £1.39
- GALAXY BLASTER CODE RED (RCMADIAX) now €0.99 / £0.93 until Thu 28th Jun, normally €1.49 / £1.39
- GUIDE THE GHOST (RCMADIAX) now €0.99 / £0.93 until Thu 28th Jun, normally €1.49 / £1.39
- ZIG ZAG GO (RCMADIAX) now €0.99 / £0.93 until Thu 28th Jun, normally €1.49 / £1.39
- Breakout Defense 2 (nuGAME) now €4.89 / £4.19 until Thu 28th Jun, normally €6.99 / £5.99
- BLOK DROP U (RCMADIAX) now €0.99 / £0.86 until Thu 28th Jun, normally €1.49 / £1.29
- BLOK DROP X TWISTED FUSION (RCMADIAX) now €2.00 / £1.80 until Thu 28th Jun, normally €2.99 / £2.69
- Cycle of Eternity: Space Anomaly (RandomSpin) now €2.49 / £2.24 until Thu 14th Jun, normally €4.99 / £4.49
- Family Tennis SP (Shin'en Multimedia) now €3.74 / £2.99 until Wed 20th Jun, normally €4.99 / £3.99
- FIFTEEN (RCMADIAX) now €0.99 / £0.93 until Thu 28th Jun, normally €1.49 / £1.39
- ORBIT (RCMADIAX) now €0.99 / £0.93 until Thu 28th Jun, normally €1.49 / £1.39
- PINBALL (RCMADIAX) now €0.99 / £0.93 until Thu 28th Jun, normally €1.49 / £1.39
- Runbow (13AM Games) now €6.99 / £5.49 until Thu 14th Jun, normally €13.99 / £10.99
- SPHERE SLICE (RCMADIAX) now €0.99 / £0.93 until Thu 28th Jun, normally €1.49 / £1.39
- TABLETOP GALLERY (RCMADIAX) now €2.00 / £1.80 until Thu 28th Jun, normally €2.99 / £2.69
- Unalive (RandomSpin) now €0.99 / £0.89 until Thu 14th Jun, normally €1.99 / £1.79
DLC / Add-On Content
- Pokémon Quest - Expedition Pack (Nintendo) - €4.99 / £4.49
- Pokémon Quest - Great Expedition Pack (Nintendo) - €9.99 / £8.99
- Pokémon Quest - Ultra Expedition Pack (Nintendo) - €17.99 / £16.19
- Pokémon Quest -Triple Expedition Pack (Nintendo) - €29.99 / £26.99
- Pokémon Quest - Scattershot Stone (Nintendo) - €2.99 / £2.69
- Pokémon Quest -Broadburst Stone (Nintendo) - €2.99 / £2.69
- Pokémon Quest - Whack-Whack Stone (Nintendo) - €2.99 / £2.69
- Pokémon Quest - Wait Less Stone (Nintendo) - €2.99 / £2.69
- Pokémon Quest - Stay Strong Stone (Nintendo) - €2.99 / £2.69
- Pokémon Quest - Sharing Stone (Nintendo) - €2.99 / £2.69
- Atelier Lydie & Suelle: Battle Mix Secret Teachings (KOEI TECMO EUROPE) - €2.99 / £2.69
- Atelier Lydie & Suelle: Additional Character "Ilmeria" (KOEI TECMO EUROPE) - €9.99 / £8.99
- Atelier Lydie & Suelle: New Area "Claudel Prairie" (KOEI TECMO EUROPE) - €9.99 / £8.99
- Atelier Lydie & Suelle: New Outfit for Firis "Teacher's Favorite" (KOEI TECMO EUROPE) - €2.99 / £2.69
- Atelier Lydie & Suelle: New Outfit for Sophie "Best Partner" (KOEI TECMO EUROPE) - €2.99 / £2.69
- Atelier Lydie & Suelle: New Outfit for Ilmeria "Cormeria?" (KOEI TECMO EUROPE) - €2.99 / £2.69
- Atelier Lydie & Suelle: New Outfit for Lucia "Bunny Tail" (KOEI TECMO EUROPE) - €2.99 / £2.69
- Kitten Squad - Costume Megapack (Arcade Distillery) - €3.99 / £3.59
- Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition: Egyptian Mythology Mash-up (Mojang) - €5.99 / £4.79
- PixelJunk Monsters 2 Golden Outfits Pack (Spike Chunsoft) - Free
- Pic-a-Pix Deluxe - Giant Puzzles 2 (Lightwood Games) - €2.99 / £2.99
- Songbringer: The Trial Of Ren (Double Eleven) - Free
- WorldNeverland - Elnea Kingdom: Hair Dye Set B (Pink, Turquoise, Blue Silver, White Sand) (althi) - €1.99 / £1.79
- Stern Pinball Arcade: Add-on Pack 1 (FarSight Studios) - Free if you have already downloaded The Pinball Arcade: Stern Table Pack 1 on Nintendo Switch Regular price €19.99 / £17.99
- Stern Pinball Arcade: Add-on Pack 2 (FarSight Studios) - Free if you have already downloaded The Pinball Arcade: Stern Table Pack 2 on Nintendo Switch Regular price €19.99 / £17.99
- The Pinball Arcade: Stern Table Pack 1 (FarSight Studios) - Free if you have already downloaded Stern Pinball Arcade: Add-on Pack 1 on Nintendo Switch Regular price €19.99 / £17.99
- The Pinball Arcade: Stern Table Pack 2 (FarSight Studios) - Free if you have already downloaded Stern Pinball Arcade: Add-on Pack 2 on Nintendo Switch. Regular price €19.99 / £17.99
- Kid Tripp Demo (Four Horses, Demo) - Free
- Neonwall Demo (JanduSoft, Demo) - Free
- Kid Tripp Demo (Four Horses, Demo) - Free
What are you downloading this week? (145 votes)
Yoku's Island Express
Legend of Kay Anniversary
Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection
Die for Valhalla!
Knights of Pen and Paper +1 Deluxier Edition
PixelJunk Monsters 2
6180 the moon
ACA NEOGEO NINJA COMBAT
West of Loathing
World Soccer Pinball
Fallen Legion: Rise to Glory
Jumping Joe & Friends
Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon
Nothing for me!
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