Another week, another eShop update! 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 whet 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

Mugsters (Team17, €14.99 / £9.99) - Mugsters is a physics-based, supercharged, action-packed puzzler with sandbox levels where you must outrun, out-manoeuvre and outsmart your enemies by experimenting with different vehicles, environmental traps and explosives.

Hand of Fate 2 (Defiant Development, €23.21 / £20.34 until 25th July, Regular price €25.79 / £22.6) - 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!

Sausage Sports Club (Luckshot Games, €12.99 / £11.69) - Sausage Sports Club is a physics-sports game about adorable, floppy animals competing on a reality TV show!

Beat Rush (FuryLion Group, €4.99 / £4.49) - Beat Rush is your new addiction! With this brand new beat-based action platform game, you will challenge your skills and see what you’re capable of.

Hungry Shark World (Ubisoft, €9.99 / £7.99) - Become a shark and spread terror on the beach! Sink your teeth on tons of new missions. Experience life as a shark in full HD with redefined, and fully optimized, gamepad controls.

Animal Rivals: Nintendo Switch Edition (Blue Sunset Games , €2.61 / £2.32) - Animal Rivals is a crazy party game for up to 4 players. Different characters, game modes, lots of stages and tons of fun.

The Mooseman (Sometimes You, €6.99 / £6.29) - Long-long time ago the world was created out of an egg-shell by a god named Yen. Multitudes of spirits dwell among the layers of creation, guarding their secrets in the dark. Embark on a journey through all the worlds of ancient myth, find artefacts of Chud' tribes and solve all the mysteries of finno-ugric tales. - Read our The Mooseman review

VERTICAL STRIKE ENDLESS CHALLENGE (Active Gaming Media, €4.99 / £4.49) - A flight-based action game designed to be easy to pick up and enjoy right away, and playable over short timeframes. Take advantage of the myriad weapon combinations at your disposal and achieve dangerously high levels of manoeuvrability by disabling your Alpha Limiter to spear your way through waves of enemy attacks.

Arcade Archives City CONNECTION (HAMSTER, €6.99 / £6.29) - "City CONNECTION" is an action game that was released from JALECO in 1985. Girl Clarice drives "Clarice car", and runs around the world in search of the ideal of man.

ACA NEOGEO LEAGUE BOWLING (HAMSTER, €6.99 / £6.29) - “LEAGUE BOWLING” is a bowling game released by SNK in 1990. You are able to select your dominant arm and ball weight, using precise controls to play just like real bowling! Choose from one of three modes, REGULATION, FLASH, and STRIKE 90. *Game sections requiring use of the connection jack are not included.

Frost (Digerati, €12.99 / £11.69) - Frost is a deck-building, solo survival card game set on a harsh, frozen world ravaged by a lethal storm. You must lead a group of nomads in search of the Refuge – a haven away from the Frost’s icy grip.

Guts & Glory (tinyBuild Games, €14.99 / £13.49) - Welcome to Guts and Glory—The craziest game show on earth, where ordinary people compete in extraordinary challenges of life and death, for glory! The objective is simple: Race to the finish line while everything tries to kill you.

Lost Phones Stories (Plug In Digital, €9.99 / £8.99) - 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.

Pure / Electric Love "What do you want?" - Eri Kitami - (DORASU, €3.99 / £3.59) - Pure / Electric Love "What do you want?" - Eri Kitami - is a dating simulator where you chat as if you were on a smartphone. Reply to questions from your partner, receive images/videos and try to keep the conversation going! JAPANESE ONLY

Pure / Electric Love "Everyone else!" - Ema Sakura - (DORASU, €3.99 / £3.59) - Pure / Electric Love "Everyone else!" - Ema Sakura - is a dating simulator where you chat as if you were on a smartphone. Reply to questions from your partner, receive images/videos and try to keep the conversation going! JAPANESE ONLY

Pure / Electric Love "Look at my eyes!" - Moe Yamauchi - (DORASU, €3.99 / £3.59) - Pure / Electric Love "Look at my eyes!" - Moe Yamauchi - is a dating simulator where you chat as if you were on a smartphone. Reply to questions from your partner, receive images/videos and try to keep the conversation going! JAPANESE ONLY

Star Story: The Horizon Escape (Forever Entertainment, €9.99 / £8.99) - 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!

STARSHIP AVENGER Operation: Take Back Earth (TOMCREATE, €3.99 / £3.99) - "Starship Avenger" is a defence shooter action game. Blast off the weapons installed on Avenger to defeat the enemies who come to destroy mankind's ultimate weapon! Don't let them cross the Dead Line or they'll cause damage to Thor's Hammer!

Tanzia (Arcanity, €19.99 / £16.99) - Years ago, your grandfather disappeared under mysterious circumstances. Before leaving, he sent you into hiding on Volcano Island. Now older, you've been set free by your guardian and mentor Abenaki to follow the mystery... but is Abenaki telling you everything?

Cartoon Network Adventure Time: Pirates of the Enchiridion (Outright Games, €39.99 / £34.99) - Ahoy! The Land of Ooo is underwater and it’s up to Finn and Jake to find out why. Join our heroes as they explore the high seas, search for hidden clues, interrogate shady suspects and fight pirates to solve the mystery and save their waterlogged world!

Arcade Archives Sky Skipper (HAMSTER, €6.99 / £6.29) - Sky Skipper is a shooting action game released in 1981 by Nintendo. Dodge enemy attacks and counterattack with your bombs! Get even more points by saving the right combination of 4 animals! Don't forget to go and replenish your fuel when you run low.

Heroki (Picomy, €9.99 / £8.99) - Fly into a beautiful action adventure and save a whimsical world full of flight and fantasy. Master the wind to fly, freefall, dash and bash your way across beautiful 3D rendered sky-islands, jungles, seas and deserts. - Read our Heroki review

Touhou Genso Wanderer Reloaded (NIS America, €49.99 / £44.99) - Set out on an all-new adventure with Reimu, Marisa, Sanae, and more of your favourite Touhou characters! The land of Gensokyo once again plunges into darkness as a new mystery unfolds. What mysteries await in the Tower of Desire? - Read our Touhou Genso Wanderer Reloaded review

VSR: Void Space Racing (SONKA, €9.99 / £8.99) - 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!

Werewolf Pinball (Enjoy Up Games, €1.99 / £1.79) - Enjoy Werewolf Pinball, a perfect reproduction of a real pinball machine, with all the graphic details and sounds.

Monopoly for Nintendo Switch Demo (Ubisoft, Free) - Grow your empire anywhere, anytime, with MONOPOLY for Nintendo Switch! Immerse yourself in a mix of the original family-favourite board game enriched with new ways to play. - Read our Monopoly for Nintendo Switch Demo review

Switch eShop - Pre-Orders

1979 Revolution: Black Friday (Digerati, €9.59 / £8.63 until 10th Aug then €11.99 / £10.79) - Based on true stories and historical events, 1979 Revolution: Black Friday is an interactive drama about choice and consequence, chaos and order. The year is 1978, the place is Tehran, Iran. You play a photojournalist who returns home to find his people protesting the ruling King, the Shah. Armed with your camera, you're soon pulled into a dangerous world of revolution and civil unrest.

State of Anarchy: Master of Mayhem (Sometimes You, €6.39 / £5.75 until 2nd Aug then €7.99 / £7.19) - State of Anarchy: Master of Mayhem is a hilarious shooter that will put a smile on your face. You were an ordinary citizen in a small town… Now it’s on fire! Rioters are storming the houses, aliens rampage in the sky! Anarchy has never been so much fun!

NoReload Heroes (Forever Entertainment, €8.99 / £8.09) - NoReload Heroes is a chaotic co-op party shooter for up to four people. You play as a team, fighting your way through randomly generated rooms filled with various types of enemies, picking up insane magitech guns on the way. Shooting stuff up is simple and hilarious, but only the best of teams can make it all the way back to the evil they've created.

Switch eShop - Special Offers

 
Game Title Price Saving Until Original Price
Space Dave (Choice Provisions) €3.99 / £3.59 -50% Mon 30th Jul €7.99 / £7.19
Mecha Storm (ENP GAMES) €14.99 / £13.49 -25% Wed 25th Jul €19.99 / £17.99
Sine Mora EX (THQ Nordic) €11.99 / £9.99 -60% Thu 2nd Aug €29.99 / £24.99
This Is the Police (THQ Nordic) €11.99 / £9.99 -60% Thu 2nd Aug €29.99 / £24.99
Castle of Heart (7Levels) €13.49 / £12.14 -10% Thu 2nd Aug €14.99 / £13.49
Enter the Gungeon (Devolver Digital) €7.49 / £5.49 -50% Thu 26th Jul €14.99 / £10.99
Fear Effect Sedna (SQUARE ENIX) €11.97 / £9.59 -40% Wed 1st Aug €19.95 / £15.99
Hollow (Forever Entertainment) €4.99 / £4.49 -75% Thu 2nd Aug €19.99 / £17.99
Lost Sea (Eastasiasoft ) €7.99 / £7.19 -20% Thu 2nd Aug €9.99 / £8.99
Mom Hid My Game! (KEMCO) €3.49 / £3.14 -30% Wed 8th Aug €4.99 / £4.49
Super Rocket Shootout (Plug In Digital) €7.99 / £7.19 -20% Thu 26th Jul €9.99 / £8.99
Typoman (Wales Interactive) €9.09 / £6.99 -30% Thu 16th Aug €12.99 / £9.99
Unholy Heights (mebius.) €3.91 / £3.51 -20% Thu 2nd Aug €4.89 / £4.39
Yono and the Celestial Elephants (Plug In Digital) €11.99 / £10.39 -20% Thu 26th Jul €14.99 / £12.99
Robonauts (QubicGames) €8.69 / £7.79 -48% Permanent €14.99 / £13.49

NoReload Heroes (Forever Entertainment) *
€4.99 / £4.49 -50% Thu 2nd Aug €9.99 / £8.99

* for owners of Violett, Sparkle 2 EVO, Sparkle 3 Genesis, Sparkle ZERO, Frederic 2: Evil Strikes Back, Hollow, Frederic: Resurrection of Music, Millie

New 3DS eShop - Special Offers

Game Title Price Saving Until Original Price
Mom Hid My Game! (KEMCO) €3.49 / £3.14 -30% Wed 8th Aug €4.99 / £4.49

3DS eShop - Special Offers

Game Title Price Saving Until Original Price
3D Game Collection (Joindots) €5.24 / £3.74 -25% Thu 2nd Aug €6.99 / £4.99
3D MahJongg (Joindots) €3.74 / £3.36 -25% Thu 2nd Aug €4.99 / £4.49
Adventure Labyrinth Story (CIRCLE Ent.) €4.00 / £3.60 -20% Thu 9th Aug €5.00 / £4.50
Alchemic Dungeons (CIRCLE Ent.) €4.00 / £3.99 -20% Thu 9th Aug €5.00 / £4.99
Block-a-Pix Colour (Lightwood Games) €4.79 / £4.19 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €7.99 / £6.99
Dan McFox: Head Hunter (Lightwood Games) €1.49 / £1.19 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €2.49 / £1.99
Darts Up 3D (EnjoyUp Games) €1.49 / £1.34 -50% Thu 16th Aug €2.99 / £2.69
Epic Word Search Collection (Lightwood Games) €4.79 / £3.59 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €7.99 / £5.99
Epic Word Search Collection 2 (Lightwood Games) €4.79 / £3.59 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €7.99 / £5.99
Epic Word Search Holiday Special (Lightwood Games) €4.79 / £3.59 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €7.99 / £5.99
Fairune 2 (CIRCLE Ent.) €5.59 / £5.49 -20% Thu 9th Aug €6.99 / £6.89
Football Up 3D (EnjoyUp Games) €1..97 / £1.55 -67% Thu 16th Aug €2.99 / £2.36
Funfair Party Games (Joindots) €5.24 / £3.74 -25% Thu 2nd Aug €6.99 / £4.99
Gardenscapes (Joindots) €5.99 / £4.49 -25% Thu 2nd Aug €7.99 / £5.99
Johnny's Payday Panic (Office Create) €2.29 / £1.99 -49% Thu 26th Jul €4.49 / £3.99
Link-a-Pix Colour (Lightwood Games) €4.79 / £4.19 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €7.99 / £6.99
Of Mice And Sand (CIRCLE Ent.) €6.39 / £6.29 -20% Thu 9th Aug €7.99 / £7.89
Parascientific Escape - Crossing at the Farthest Horizon (CIRCLE Ent.) €4.00 / £3.99 -20% Thu 9th Aug €5.00 / £4.99
Pic-a-Pix Colour (Lightwood Games) €3.00 / £2.70 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €5.00 / £4.50
Phil's Epic Fill-a-Pix Adventure (Lightwood Games) €4.79 / £3.59 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €7.99 / £5.99
Splat The Difference (Lightwood Games) €3.00 / £2.70 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €5.00 / £4.50
Squareboy vs Bullies: Arena Edition (Ratalaika Games) €2.99 / £2.99 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €4.99 / £4.99
Sudoku Party (Lightwood Games) €3.00 / £2.70 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €5.00 / £4.50
Word Logic by POWGI (Lightwood Games) €5.39 / £4.79 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €8.99 / £7.99
Word Puzzles by POWGI (Lightwood Games) €5.39 / £4.79 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €8.99 / £7.99
Word Search 10K (Lightwood Games) €4.79 / £3.59 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €7.99 / £5.99
Word Search by POWGI (Lightwood Games) €4.79 / £3.59 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €7.99 / £5.99
Worcle Worlds (Lightwood Games) €5.39 / £4.79 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €8.99 / £7.99
Animal Crossing: New Leaf Welcome amiibo (Nintendo) AUD 29.95 / NZD 34.95 -50% Permanent AUD 59.95 / NZD 79.95
3D Game Collection (Joindots) €4.19 / £2.99 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €6.99 / £4.99
3D MahJongg (Joindots) €2.99 / £2.69 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €4.99 / £4.49
Alien on the run (Joindots) €2.99 / £2.51 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €4.99 / £4.19
Atlantic Quest (Joindots) €4.19 / £2.99 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €6.99 / £4.99
Chain Blaster (Joindots) €2.99 / £2.51 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €4.99 / £4.19
Crazy Construction (Joindots) €4.19 / £2.99 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €6.99 / £4.99
Funfair Party Games (Joindots) €4.19 / £2.99 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €6.99 / £4.99
Gardenscapes (Joindots) €4.79 / £3.59 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €7.99 / £5.99
Jewel Match 3 (Joindots) €4.19 / £2.99 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €6.99 / £4.99
Jump Trials Supreme (Joindots) €2.99 / £2.51 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €4.99 / £4.19
Murder on the Titanic (Joindots) €4.79 / £3.59 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €7.99 / £5.99
Pazuru (Joindots) €3.59 / £2.39 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €5.99 / £3.99
Safari Quest (Joindots) €4.19 / £2.99 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €6.99 / £4.99
Secret Agent Files: Miami (Joindots) €4.79 / £3.59 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €7.99 / £5.99
Undead Bowling (Joindots) €4.19 / £2.99 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €6.99 / £4.99

Wii U eShop - Special Offers

Game Title Price Saving Until Original Price
Grand Prix Rock 'N Racing (EnjoyUp Games) €3.99 / £3.59 -50% Thu 16th Aug €7.99 / £7.19
Pic-a-Pix Colour (Lightwood Games) €3.00 / £2.70 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €5.00 / £4.50
RTO 2 (nuGAME) €7.99 / £7.19 -20% Thu 16th Aug €9.99 / £8.99
Sudoku Party (Lightwood Games) €3.00 / £2.70 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €5.00 / £4.50
Word Logic by POWGI (Lightwood Games) €5.39 / £4.79 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €8.99 / £7.99
Word Party (Lightwood Games) €9.59 / £8.99 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €15.99 / £14.99
Word Puzzles by POWGI (Lightwood Games) €5.39 / £4.79 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €8.99 / £7.99
Word Search by POWGI (Lightwood Games) €4.79 / £3.59 -40% Thu 2nd Aug €7.99 / £5.99

DLC / Add-On Content

Nintendo Switch

  • Gal*Gun 2 - S-Class Demon Buster Suit Set (Pqube) - €4.49 / £4.09
  • Gal*Gun 2 - Sergeant Suspenders Set (Pqube) - €4.49 / £4.09
  • Gal*Gun 2 - Slime Time Set (Pqube) - €4.49 / £4.09
  • Gal*Gun 2 - DLC Set 7 (Pqube) - €9.99 / £8.99
  • Sonic Mania - Encore DLC (SEGA) - €4.99 / £4.00
  • Pic-a-Pix Deluxe - Small Puzzles 7 (Lightwood Games) - €1.99 / £1.99
  • Pic-a-Pix Deluxe - Mixed Puzzles 7 (Lightwood Games) - €1.99 / £1.99
  • Pic-a-Pix Deluxe - Large Puzzles 7 (Lightwood Games) - €1.99 / £1.99
  • Pure / Electric Love "What do you want?" - Eri Kitami -Additional scenarios (DORASU) - €2.49 / £2.29
  • Pure / Electric Love "Everyone else!" - Ema Sakura - Additional scenarios (DORASU) - €2.49 / £2.29
  • Pure / Electric Love "Look at my eyes!" - Moe Yamauchi - Additional scenarios (DORASU) - €2.49 / £2.29
  • WorldNeverland - Ihm Color Set (althi) - €1.79 / £1.61 until 09/08/2018 23:59 local time€2.99 / £2.69
  • WorldNeverland - Ihm Ihm Set (althi) - €2.39 / £2.15 until 09/08/2018 23:59 local time€3.99 / £3.59
  • Touhou Genso Wanderer Reloaded - Additional Story - Clock Remains & Playable Character - Sakuya Izayoi (NIS America) - €7.99 / £7.19
  • Touhou Genso Wanderer Reloaded - Playable Characters (NIS America) - €3.99 / £3.59
  • Touhou Genso Wanderer Reloaded - Season Pass Bonus - Reimu Santa Costume (NIS America) - Free
  • Touhou Genso Wanderer Reloaded - Season Pass - THE ELEGANCE Bonus Items (NIS America) - Free
  • Touhou Genso Wanderer Reloaded - The Elegance Bundle (NIS America) - €39.99 / £35.99

Themes

Nintendo 3DS

  • Hello Kitty has a dog as a friend (Sanrio, Theme) - €0.99 / £0.89
  • Hello Kitty says"Cheese" (Sanrio, Theme) - €0.99 / £0.89
  • Hello Kitty is Snow White (Sanrio, Theme) - €0.99 / £0.89
  • Hello Kitty loves pop colours (Sanrio, Theme) - €0.99 / £0.89
  • SmileyWorld DigitalSummer 01 (SmileyWorld, Theme) - €1.49 / £1.39
  • SmileyWorld DigitalSummer 02 (SmileyWorld, Theme) - €1.49 / £1.39
  • SmileyWorld RainbowPower 01 (SmileyWorld, Theme) - €1.49 / £1.39
  • SmileyWorld RainbowPower 02 (SmileyWorld, Theme) - €1.49 / £1.39
  • AT THE BEACH (Umusic online France, Theme) - €1.99 / £1.79
  • ELECTRO BREAK (Umusic online France, Theme) - €1.99 / £1.79
  • HAVANA CLUB (Umusic online France, Theme) - €1.99 / £1.79
  • RASTA POWER (Umusic online France, Theme) - €1.99 / £1.79
  • MUSIC PACK #9 (Umusic online France, Theme) - €3.99 / £3.59
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