We're almost halfway into July, so that means more summertime games to keep your entertained on Nintendo Switch, 3DS, Wii U and mobile. Since it's Thursday, expect plenty of new games, DLC updates and discounts on the eShops in your region - there's bound to be something down below that'll wet your gaming appetite. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll, and a comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy!

Switch eShop - New Releases

Octopath Traveler (Nintendo, €59.99 / £49.99) - Begin your journey as one of eight protagonists, each with their own origin, talents, and goals. Where will your journey begin? Who will you team up with? And where will you go next? All these decisions and more are completely up to you, the player. - Read our Octopath Traveler review

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (Nintendo, €39.99 / £34.99) - Explore a variety of tricky sandbox-style levels inspired by Japanese box gardens called Hakoniwa in Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker. You can rotate the camera and touch the screen for a better view of hidden treasures! - Read our Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker review

Another World (DotEmu, €9.99 / £8.99) - Dive into an adventure game that has become a cult classic. With ground-breaking graphics and narrative for its time, Another World still offers a superb gaming experience in a deep and unique science-fiction universe. - Read our Another World review

Pato Box (Bromio, €14.99 / £13.49) - Test your reflexes as you fight your way through an evil corporation in search for retribution. Uncover their deepest secrets by exploring thrilling 3d environments with a graphic novel/comic book art style. Find the henchmen who took your dream away in an action-packed and fast-paced fights that will test you to the limit as a true boxing champion! - Read our Pato Box review

Hunting Simulator (Bigben Interactive, €39.99 / £35.99) - A true simulation of hunting, Hunting Simulator offers players hours and hours of immersion in the open wild with single and multiplayer modes, a multitude of hunting areas, and hundreds of objectives to accomplish.

Shining Resonance Refrain (SEGA, €49.99 / £44.99) - Play as Yuma Ilvern and stop the Empire from exploiting the power of the ancient dragons, including the soul of the Shining Dragon within you. With the help of your friends, realize your destiny, save Astoria, and unleash the strength you’ve always had locked away. - Read our Shining Resonance Refrain review

20XX (Batterystaple Games, €14.49 / £12.99) - 20XX is a roguelike action platformer that you can play with a friend. Jump and shoot your way through ever-changing levels, collect awesome new powers, and battle mighty bosses in the name of saving the human race maybe! - Read our 20XX review

Bomber Crew (Curve Digital, €11.99 / £9.59) - Bomber Crew is a World-war 2 strategic bombing sim, where completing the objective is just as important as keeping your crew alive, as death is permanent! - Read our Bomber Crew review

Bomber Crew Deluxe Edition (Curve Digital, €19.99 / £15.99) - Bomber Crew is a World-war 2 strategic bombing sim, where completing the objective is just as important as keeping your crew alive, as death is permanent! Bomber Crew Deluxe Edition includes: Bomber Crew Bomber Crew Season Pass

Muddledash (Pqube, €4.99 / £4.79) - Squidge up to four players on your couch for competitive fun (party hats are mandatory!) Join your friends on a mad-as-a-squid race to the most bopping octopus party of the year and wrestle the only present out of their wriggly tentacles. Be the first to present it at the octo-party to win!

Neverout (Gamedust, €7.49 / £6.99) - Neverout is a mysterious puzzle game for Nintendo Switch. It puts you in a small, claustrophobic room that only has one way out and its unique mechanics let every wall become the floor. Watch out for something heavy, getting electrocuted or giant spikes.

The Lion's Song (Mi'pu'mi Games, €9.99 / £9.99) - "The Lion’s Song" is a narrative adventure game. It is steeped in early 20th century history and focuses on a cast of Austrian artists and scientists with each episode taking a closer look at their intimate struggles with creativity and inspiration. - Read our The Lion's Song review

ACA NEO GEO THE SUPER SPY (HAMSTER, €6.99 / £6.29) - “THE SUPER SPY” is an action game released by SNK in 1990. Punch, kick, and use guns to fight off terrorists as you make your way through the building to rescue their captives. Defeating enemies earns experience, which can be used in a Role Playing Game-like feature to level up.

Bomb Chicken (Nitrome, €13.49 / £11.99) - Who doesn’t love chicken… especially when it’s smothered in delicious blue hot sauce? After a freak accident, a seemingly ordinary chicken becomes a bomb laying free range hero. Explore the versatile mechanic of laying bombs in this explosive exploration platformer. - Read our Bomb Chicken review

Burnstar (Gearbox Publishing, €24.99 / £22.49) - Burnstar is a challenging, fast paced action-puzzle game that will get your brain blistering and set your fingers aflame!

Fill-a-Pix: Phil's Epic Adventure (Lightwood Games, €7.99 / £6.99) - Create beautiful pixel art as you reveal 120 amazing photographs from Phil's epic trip around the world! Fill-a-Pix is a new picture logic puzzle from the makers of Pic-a-Pix Deluxe, but with huge, scrollable puzzles up to 100 squares wide, you'll reveal pictures much larger and more detailed than ever before!

Ghost 1.0 (unepic fran, €9.99 / £8.99) - "Ghost" is a metroidvania where two super hackers hire a mysterious agent in order to infiltrate the Nakamura Space Station and steal the greatest electronic secret ever.

Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?! (Rising Star Games, €14.99 / £12.99) - As a true chip off the old spud, take charge of your dad's weapon shop and turn it into the place to be for hard-boiled adventurers. The better your weapons, the better your reputation becomes... keep it up and soon enough, you'll have a shop that really creams the competition!

RADIO HAMMER STATION (Arcsystemworks, €6.99 / £6.99) - A popular radio station spreading its love of groove with some the best DJs in the world. Providing tunes to groove to throughout the day. Its true purpose is to serve as the radio station of justice, beating evil down with a ginormous hammer!

Red Hot Ricochet (Everook , €8.59 / £7.69) - It's high noon in this barren wasteland, and only one of you is making it out alive. Sure, you could try and shoot them right between the eyes - but where's the fun in that? Red Hot Ricochet is an intense game of ricochet duels, and you'll need wise shooting, lucky bounces, and a bit of triggernometry to win.

Super Volley Blast (Unfinished Pixel, €9.99 / £8.99) - Super Volley Blast is an over the top beach volley game that provides plenty of fun for you and your friends.

GALAK-Z: Variant S (GUNGHOONLINE, €0.00 / £0.00) - GALAK-Z: Variant S is a brand new, one-of-a-kind, space-shooting action-RPG that is specially crafted to take advantage of all of the unique features of the Nintendo Switch.

All-Star Fruit Racing (PQube , €39.99 / £34.99) - All-Star Fruit Racing propels players into vibrant worlds filled with incredible action: drift through looping bends, soar over monumental jumps and defy gravity itself around tubular tracks in an explosively colourful racer bursting with championships, modes and awe-inspiring sights! - Read our All-Star Fruit Racing review

Hotel Transylvania 3: Monsters Overboard (Outright Games, €39.99 / £34.99) - Dracula, Mavis and their monster friends are marooned on the mysterious Lost Islands – and only you, in command of lovable little creatures, the Impa, can save them!

LEGO The Incredibles (WB Games, €59.99 / £49.99 / CHF -) - 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 humour. - Read our LEGO The Incredibles review

Darts Up (Enjoy Up Games, €2.99 / £2.69) - Darts Up is a fun game of darts in which you will have complete control over aiming thanks to the motion sensor. You can play with your friends and family, up to a maximum of 4 Players.

Epic Loon (Ukuza, €12.49 / £11.29) - Thanks to a greedy shop owner and an analog cinephile named Joe, mischievous creatures were free once more. They will make Joe pay for disturbing their slumber. Become the alien. Invade Joe's prized film collection. Dodge his remote-controlled attacks as you destroy what he most cherishes.

No Heroes Here (Studio Zyx, €14.99 / £13.99) - The enemy hordes have struck with terror and chaos. The King's broken army and fallen heroes cannot protect you from harm. It is up to you to protect the realm and restore Noobland to glory!

Super Destronaut DX (Ratalaika Games, €4.24 / £4.24) - Inspired by an arcade classic, Super Destronaut DX is a retro space shooter that pits you against an enemy more dreaded than a UFO, a scoreboard. This is a game that will put you on the path of achieving a score as high as you can possibly muster.

Ultra Space Battle Brawl (Toge Productions, Free) - Imagine Pong mixed with the essence of fighting games, on steroids. Easy to learn yet hard to master, Ultra Space Battle Brawl is a fun competitive game fit for settling disputes, be it with your friends and family or rivals and arch nemesis.

3DS eShop - New Releases

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker (Nintendo, €39.99 / £34.99) - Explore a variety of tricky sandbox-style levels inspired by Japanese box gardens called Hakoniwa in Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker! With 3D visuals and Touch Screen controls, it feels like there’s a box garden right in your hands! - Read our Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker review

Switch eShop - Pre-Orders

Dead Cells (Motion Twin, €19.99 / £17.99, pre-order from 10/07/2018) - Pre-Order until 06/08/2018, 23:59 local time. Dead Cells puts you in control of a failed alchemic experiment trying to figure out what's happening on a sprawling, ever-changing and seemingly cursed Island. A demanding, visceral and cathartic action game.

Hand of Fate 2 (Defiant Development, €23.21 / £20.34until 24/07/2018 23:59 local timeRegular price €25.79 / £22.6, pre-order from 10/07/2018) - Pre-Order until 24/07/2018 23:59 local time. Hand of Fate 2 is a dungeon crawler set in a world of dark fantasy. Master a living boardgame where every stage of the adventure is drawn from a deck of legendary encounters chosen by you! Choose wisely - your opponent, the enigmatic Dealer, will pull no punches as he shapes you into the instrument of his revenge.

VSR: Void Space Racing (SONKA, €9.99 / £8.99, pre-order from 10/07/2018) - Pre-Order until 06/08/2018, 23:59 local time Game description: If you're looking for your generic futuristic racer, look for it elsewhere - this game is not for the faint of heart! Impactful and challenging, VSR: Void Space Racing gives you the opportunity to fly through vast and diverse locations in outer space and prove yourself worthy of the first place!

Banner Saga 3 (Versus Evil, €14.99 / £13.49, pre-order from 12/07/2018) - Pre-Order until 26/07/2018, 00:59 CEST. Banner Saga 3 is the final dramatic chapter in the mature, story driven Viking RPG. As the world continues to crumble around you, who can you trust, how will you protect your allies and what choices will you make as the Darkness draws near?

Lost Phones Stories (Plug In Digital, €3.99 / £3.59, pre-order from 19/07/2018) - Pre-Order until 19/07/2018, 14:59 CEST Game description: The Lost Phone games are about exploring the intimacy of an unknown person whose phone you've found. Experience relatable stories which help build empathy with the characters, allowing to explore difficult topics and social issues.

Star Story: The Horizon Escape (Forever Entertainment, €8.99 / £8.09, pre-order from 12/07/2018) - Pre-Order until 19/07/2018, 14:59 local time. Star Story: The Horizon Escape is a turn-based, adventure game with text-rpg elements. Tune into the story of the aspiring space-archaeologist Van Klik on his mission to the mysterious planet of Horizon!

The VideoKid (Chorus Worldwide Games, €4.39 / £3.99, pre-order from 12/07/2018) - Pre-Order until 29/08/2018, 23:59 CEST. The VideoKid pays homage to the 1980s, and the classic videogames of that era. Harking back to a simpler time of pure gameplay, take control of The VideoKid as he hurls videos through the mailboxes, or windows, of his customers to earn cash.

Spheroids (Eclipse Games, €7.99 / £6.99, pre-order from 13/07/2018) - Pre-Order until 27/07/2018 14:59 CEST. In Spheroids you take control of Lucas, a jumpy Canadian boy who sets out on an adventure with his crazy scientist companion Otto after it’s discovered that the government has been hiding alternative universes from the cubic world they live in. Unfortunately, these alternative universes contain spheres that wish to turn everything round, so it’s up to Lucas to save the world from these dangerous aliens: the Spheroids.

Switch eShop - Special Offers

Game Title Price Saving Until Original Price
Cast of the Seven Godsends (Merge Games) €3.24 / £2.49 -75% Mon 23rd Jul €12.99 / £9.99
Energy Balance (Sometimes You) €2.09 / £1.88 -30% Mon 16th Jul €2.99 / £2.69
Energy Cycle (EvgeniyKolpakov) €2.09 / £1.88 -30% Mon 16th Jul €2.99 / £2.69
Energy Invasion (EvgeniyKolpakov) €2.09 / £1.88 -30% Mon 16th Jul €2.99 / £2.69
InkSplosion (Ratalaika Games) €3.99 / £3.99 -20% Sun 22nd Jul €4.99 / £4.99
Slime-san (Fabraz) €5.99 / £5.00 -50% Tue 24th Jul €11.99 / £10.00
Agatha Knife (Mango Protocol) €9.59 / £7.67 -20% Mon 23rd Jul €11.99 / £9.59
Beekyr Reloaded (Akaoni Studio) €6.99 / £5.59 -30% Thu 16th Aug €9.99 / £7.99
Bouncy Bob (SONKA) €0.99 / £0.89 -80% Wed 1st Aug €4.99 / £4.49
Plague Road (Arcade Distillery) €0.99 / £0.94 -92% Thu 2nd Aug €12.5 / £11.99
Super Toy Cars (Eclipse Games) €6.99 / £6.29 -30% Sun 22nd Jul €9.99 / £8.99
The Way Remastered (SONKA ) €10.49 / £9.44 -30% Wed 1st Aug €14.99 / £13.49
Vostok Inc. (Wired Productions) €11.99 / £10.39 -20% Thu 26th Jul €14.99 / £12.99
Zotrix: Solar Division (Ocean) €12.74 / £11.46 -15% Thu 26th Jul €14.99 / £13.49
ATOMINE (MixedBag ) €6.99 / £6.29 -30% Sun 22nd Jul €9.99 / £8.99
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle (Ubisoft) €39.99 / £29.99Previously €59.99 / £49.99 -
Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle - Gold Edition (Ubisoft) €59.99 / £49.99Previously €74.99 / £61.99 -
A Normal Lost Phone (Plug In Digital) €3.99 / £3.59 for owners of Lost Phone StoriesRegular price €5.99 / £5.49 -
Another Lost Phone: Laura's Story (Plug In Digital) €3.99 / £3.59 for owners of Lost Phone StoriesRegular price €5.99 / £5.49 -
Star Story: The Horizon Escape (Forever Entertainment) €4.99 / £4.49 for owners of Sparkle ZERO or Sparkle 2 EVO or Sparkle 3 Genesis or Hollow or Qbik or Frederic: Resurrection of Music or Frederic 2: Evil Strikes Back or Violett or Millie or Zombillie or NO THING or Timberman VSRegular price€9.99 / £8.99 -

New 3DS eShop - Special Offers

Game Title Price Saving Until Original Price
Double Breakout (nuGAME) €4.90 / £4.20 -30% Thu 9th Aug €7.00 / £6.00
Pinball Breakout (nuGAME) €4.90 / £4.20 -30% Thu 9th Aug €7.00 / £6.00
RTO (nuGAME) €7.19 / £6.39 -20% Thu 9th Aug €8.99 / £7.99
RTO 2 (nuGAME) €7.99 / £7.19 -20% Thu 9th Aug €9.99 / £8.99
Triple Breakout (nuGAME) €3.49 / £3.49 -30% Thu 9th Aug €4.99 / £4.99

3DS eShop - Special Offers

Game Title Price Saving Until Original Price
Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse (Deep Silver) €19.99 / £17.49 -50% Mon 23rd Jul €39.99 / £34.99
Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux (Deep Silver) €27.99 / £24.49 -30% Mon 23rd Jul €39.99 / £34.99
Brave Dungeon (INSIDE SYSTEM) €3.49 / £3.14 -30% Thu 26th Jul €4.99 / £4.49
Cursed Castilla (Abylight) €8.99 / £8.84 -25% Thu 26th Jul €11.99 / £11.79
Frontier Days Founding Pioneers (CIRCLE Ent.) €4.49 / £4.29 -25% Thu 2nd Aug €5.99 / £5.79
Rainbow Snake (RandomSpin) €0.69 / £0.62 -30% Thu 26th Jul €0.99 / £0.89
Rytmik Ultimate (Cinemax) €8.99 / £7.99 -50% Thu 9th Aug €17.99 / £15.99
The Keep (Cinemax) €4.99 / £4.49 -50% Thu 9th Aug €9.99 / £8.99
The Legend of Dark Witch - Chronicle 2D ACT (CIRCLE Ent.) €2.99 / £2.99 -25% Thu 2nd Aug €3.99 / £3.99
TOUCH BATTLE TANK - TAG COMBAT - (CIRCLE Ent.) €2.99 / £2.99 -25% Thu 2nd Aug €3.99 / £3.99
Witch & Hero (CIRCLE Ent.) €2.99 / £2.99 -25% Thu 2nd Aug €3.99 / £3.99
Witch & Hero 2 (CIRCLE Ent.) €2.99 / £2.39 -25% Thu 2nd Aug €3.99 / £3.19
Witch & Hero 3 (CIRCLE Ent.) €2.99 / £2.69 -25% Thu 2nd Aug €3.99 / £3.59

Wii U eShop - Special Offers

Game Title Price Saving Until Original Price
360 Breakout (nuGAME) €4.90 / £4.20 -30% Thu 9th Aug €7.00 / £6.00
Art of Balance (Shin'en Multimedia) €6.74 / £5.36 -25% Thu 2nd Aug €8.99 / £7.15
Bridge Constructor Playground (Joindots) €4.99 / £4.24 -50% Thu 26th Jul €9.99 / £8.49
Cycle of Eternity: Space Anomaly (RandomSpin) €0.84 / £0.74 -50% Thu 26th Jul €1.69 / £1.49
Double Breakout II (nuGAME) €4.90 / £4.20 -30% Thu 9th Aug €7.00 / £6.00
Dracula's Legacy (Joindots) €3.99 / £2.99 -50% Thu 26th Jul €7.99 / £5.99
Frankenstein - Master of Death (Joindots) €3.99 / £2.99 -50% Thu 26th Jul €7.99 / £5.99
Island Flight Simulator (Joindots) €3.99 / £2.99 -50% Thu 26th Jul €7.99 / £5.99
Midnight 2 (Petite Games) €0.99 / £0.89 -50% Thu 26th Jul €1.99 / £1.79
Suspension Railroad Simulator (Joindots) €3.99 / £2.99 -50% Thu 26th Jul €7.99 / £5.99
Rainbow Snake (RandomSpin) €0.77 / £0.69 -30% Thu 26th Jul €1.10 / £0.99
RTO (nuGame) €7.19 / £6.39 -20% Thu 9th Aug €8.99 / £7.99
Super Destronaut 2: Go Duck Yourself (Petite Games) €0.99 / £0.89 -50% Thu 26th Jul €1.99 / £1.79
Triple Breakout (nuGAME) €3.49 / £3.49 -30% Thu 9th Aug €4.99 / £4.99
Unalive (RandomSpin) €0.54 / £0.49 -50% Thu 26th Jul €1.09 / £0.99

DLC / Add-On Content

Nintendo Switch

  • Bomber Crew Season Pass (Curve Digital) - €9.99 / £7.99
  • Bomber Crew - Secret Weapons (Curve Digital) - €5.99 / £4.99
  • Shining Resonance Refrain Japanese Voice Pack (SEGA) - €0.00 / £0.00
  • Fill-a-Pix: Phil's Epic Adventure - Phil's USA Road Trip (Lightwood Games) - €3.99 / £3.49
  • Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition DLC 3 - Special Side-Stories (Rising Star Games) - €5.99 / £5.99
  • WorldNeverland - Antique Furnishings Set (althi) - €2.99 / £2.69
  • GALAK-Z: Variant S:12 Crash Coins (GUNGHOONLINE) - €1.09 / £0.99
  • GALAK-Z: Variant S:70 Crash Coins (GUNGHOONLINE) - €5.49 / £4.99
  • GALAK-Z: Variant S:164 Crash Coins (GUNGHOONLINE) - €10.99 / £10.90
  • GALAK-Z: Variant S:370 Crash Coins (GUNGHOONLINE) - €21.99 / £19.99
  • GALAK-Z: Variant S:1000 Crash Coins (GUNGHOONLINE) - €54.99 / £48.99

What are you downloading this week? (133 votes)

Octopath Traveler

30%

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker

  0%

Another World

5%

Pato Box

1%

Hunting Simulator

  0%

Shining Resonance Refrain

4%

20XX

5%

Bomber Crew

2%

Muddledash

  0%

Neverout

  0%

The Lion's Song

2%

ACA NEO GEO THE SUPER SPY

1%

Bomb Chicken

8%

Burnstar

  0%

Fill-a-Pix: Phil's Epic Adventure

1%

Ghost 1.0

1%

Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?!

1%

RADIO HAMMER STATION

  0%

Red Hot Ricochet

  0%

Super Volley Blast

  0%

GALAK-Z: Variant S

2%

All-Star Fruit Racing

  0%

Hotel Transylvania 3: Monsters Overboard

  0%

LEGO The Incredibles

1%

Darts Up

  0%

Epic Loon

  0%

No Heroes Here

  0%

Super Destronaut DX

  0%

Ultra Space Battle Brawl

  0%

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker

17%

Nothing for me!

23%

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