The latest update to the Nintendo eShops in North America is here, and it's brought all manner of new and exciting games to your digital doorstop. Whether its a LEGO-themed blockbuster or a new addition to your growing HAMSTER collection, there's bound to be something to tickle your fancy. Be sure to drop a vote in the poll below, and a comment or two with your favourite picks. Enjoy!
Mario Tennis Aces (Nintendo, $59.99) – Unleash an arsenal of shots and strategies in all-out tennis battles with friends, family and fan-favorite Mushroom Kingdom characters. Whether you play locally*, online** or using simple motion controls, intense rallies await. In Adventure mode, experience a new flavor of tennis gameplay, with a variety of missions and boss battles. The Mario Tennis Aces game will be available on June 22. Read our review.
LUMINES REMASTERED (Enhance, $14.99) – The critically acclaimed puzzle game produced by legendary creator Tetsuya Mizuguchi arrives on Nintendo Switch. An HD remaster of the original game, LUMINES REMASTERED beautifully marries the elements of sound, light and puzzle-action into one addictive, yet easy-to-play game. You’re at the center of the high-energy, block-dropping action while you groove to awesome house, trance and techno beats. LUMINES REMASTERED will be available on June 26.
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA (NIS America, $59.99) – Adol awakens shipwrecked and stranded on a cursed island. There, he and the other shipwrecked passengers he rescues form a village to challenge fearsome beasts and explore mysterious ruins on the isolated island. Amid this, Adol begins to dream of a mysterious blue-haired maiden living in an unknown world. Join Adol as he unravels the riddle of the cursed isle and the blue-haired maiden Dana in the Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA game, available on June 26. Read our review.
ACA NEOGEO THE LAST BLADE 2 (HAMSTER, $7.99) - "THE LAST BLADE 2" is a fighting game released by SNK in 1998. The Four Gods aiming to seal Hell's Gate and the eternal dead who aim to stop them are in the middle of an intense battle. A variety of systems have been introduced. Characters have their own individual Sword Quality, the ability to Repel and turn back enemy attacks, Desperation Moves and Super Desperation Moves, as well as the ability to cancel enemy moves and sequence them into Desperation Moves known as Super Cancel.
Destiny's Princess: A War Story, A Love Story (D-Pad Studio, $14.99) - A historical Japanese romance game for women, with beautiful visuals and sound. Enjoy romance with famous Warring States military leaders in a tense environment born of despair and amidst the beauty of Japan.
Drawful 2 (Jackbox Games, $9.99) - The team behind the hit party games Fibbage, Quiplash, and YOU DON’T KNOW JACK presents Drawful 2, the game of terrible drawings and hilariously wrong answers!
GUNBIRD 2 for Nintendo Switch (Zerodiv , $7.99) - Five characters with distresses went out for an adventure to get the medicine that was handed down from the ancient times.
Johnny Turbo's Arcade: Wizard Fire (FTE Games , $6.99) - Wizard Fire a is classic multiplayer action RPG for one to two players. Originally released in 1992, and a noted classic arcade title from the 90s.
Lost in Harmony (Plug In Digital, $6.99) - Dive into a fantastic musical odyssey, brought by an immersive soundtrack imagined by famous composers.
Minecraft (Mojang, $29.99) - Current owners of Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition will be able to upgrade to the new version of Minecraft by downloading it from Nintendo eShop for free! This new version will let you play together across different devices, access a multitude of content through the Minecraft Store and get all future game updates, starting with Update Aquatic.
MUSYNX (PM Studios, $26.99) - Experience MUSYNX, the new music game sensation! Featuring classic hardcore rhythm game play mechanics!
Pode (Henchman & Goon, $24.99) - Pode is a co-op puzzle exploration game about a rock and a fallen star working together to solve ancient puzzles in a stunning environment inspired by Norwegian art and culture.
The Journey Down: Chapter One (BlitWorks, $9.99) - In a shady corner of Kingsport Bay, at the outskirts of St Armando, Bwana and his trusted sidekick Kito struggle to make ends meet at their run-down gas station. Little do they know that they are about to be thrown into a spine-tingling adventure that will take them far from home and right into a twisting plot of corruption and danger.
Vegas Party (Funbox Media, $24.99) - Welcome to the gambling-friendly universe of this over-the-top version of Las Vegas city.
Grab the Bottle (Sometimes You, $4.99) - Innovative, twisted way of solving puzzles by stretching and retracting your arm.
Anima: Gate of Memories - The Nameless Chronicles (Badland Games, $19.99) - Anima The Nameless Chronicles is a third person action RPG that tells the story of a man without name, an immortal being cursed to walk the world until the end of time.
Anima: Gate of Memories: Arcane Edition (Badland Games, $29.99) - Anima Gate of Memories Arcane Edition is the complete edition of Gate of Memories. Anima: Gate of Memories is a third person action RPG that tells the story of both sides of a unique conflict, a war in the shadows between a girl who has lost her past and an immortal cursed to walk the world until the end of time.
INK (Digerati, $8.99) - The world's first splatformer is here! INK is a fast-paced platformer with a twist – levels are invisible and must be splattered with brightly colored paint before they can be seen!
The Lost Child (NIS America, $49.99) - The Lost Child is an RPG set in modern Japan. Hayato Ibuki, an occult journalist, is thrust into the middle of a conflict between angels, demons, and fallen angels. Now, he must capture defeated foes and turn them into valuable allies.
LEGO The Incredibles (WB Games, $59.99) - Experience the thrilling adventures of the Parr family as they conquer crime and family life through both Disney-Pixar films The Incredibles and Incredibles 2, in a LEGO world full of fun and humor. LEGO The Incredibles allows players to explore action-packed story levels and an epic hub world - including Municiberg, as they use their unique "Super" abilities to bring the city's Super Villains to justice. Gamers can also team up with family and friends in 2 player co-op to assemble incredible LEGO builds! Read our review.
1917 - The Alien Invasion DX (KORION, $7.99) - 1917 - A memorization shooter combined with the fast and frantic action of bullet hell shoot 'em ups.
Air Mail (N-Fusion, $13.49 - normally $14.99) – N-Fusion Interactive's award winning flight-adventure game, Air Mail, has arrived on Nintendo Switch™! Get ready for an incredible ride through a fantasy world filled with exotic lands to explore. Available June 26.
Cubikolor (LIGHTMAZE, $8.99) – Immerse yourself in the world of Cubikolor! Move your Kube by matching the kolors of the sides and the platform to complete each level. Armed only with your logic and your Kube, move through the 150 levels outwitting the traps in the System, an evil, scheming entity, to confront the machine and pass the test! Available June 26.
de Blob (Nordic Games, $29.99) – Equal parts amorphous blob of paint, struggling artist, revolutionary and juvenile delinquent, de Blob's goal is to replace the drab, lifeless gray coloring that the I.N.K.T. Corporation has imposed on Chroma City and its inhabitants, the Raydians, with a range of vibrant life-giving colors, all the while avoiding and battling the gray-clad forces of the Inkies. Available June 26.
Mahjong Deluxe 3 (Joindots, $19.99) - Mahjong Deluxe 3 is the newest entry in the popular Mahjong series of casual games produced by award-winning game developer EnsenaSoft. With more than 15 million downloads across versions, the blockbuster series of Mahjong Deluxe continues to impress with its ease of use, intuitive controls and family-friendly features and content.
WHIP! WHIP! (Alpha-Unit, $9.99) - Tira the dessert hunter explores ruins to uncover the recipe required to revive a dessert from ages past.
Caveman Warriors – Demo Version (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)
What are you downloading this week? (292 votes)
ACA NEOGEO THE LAST BLADE 2
Destiny's Princess: A War Story, A Love Story
GUNBIRD2 for Nintendo Switch
Johnny Turbo's Arcade: Wizard Fire
Lost in Harmony
The Journey Down: Chapter One
Grab the Bottle
Anima: Gate of Memories - The Nameless Chronicles
Anima: Gate of Memories: Arcane Edition
The Lost Child
LEGO The Incredibles
Mario Tennis Aces
Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA
1917 - The Alien Invasion DX
Mahjong Deluxe 3
Nothing for me!
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