The latest Nintendo Download update for Europe has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and a comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy!
Titan Quest (THQ Nordic, €39.99 / £35.99) - From Age of Empires co-creator Brian Sullivan and Braveheart writer Randall Wallace comes an innovative action role-playing game set in ancient Greece, Egypt and Asia. The Titans have escaped their eternal prison, wreaking havoc upon the earth. The gods seek a hero who can turn the tide in an epic struggle that will determine the fate of both men and gods. Are you ready for the quest? - Read our Titan Quest review
Code of Princess EX (Nicalis, €39.99 / £35.99) - Code of Princess EX brings a unique combination of hack-and-slash beat-‘em-up action and role-playing depth to Nintendo Switch! The story follows Princess Solange of DeLuxia as she fights to restore order in a world where monsters are trying to overtake the human race. - Read our Code of Princess EX review
Salt and Sanctuary (Ska Studios, €14.99 / £13.59) - Salt and Sanctuary seamlessly combines fast, brutal, and complex 2D combat with richly developed RPG mechanics. Discover, craft, and upgrade over 600 weapons, armour pieces, spells, and items as you explore a cursed realm. - Read our Salt and Sanctuary review
Iconoclasts (Bifrost Ent., €19.99 / £17.99) - Join renegade mechanic Robin and uncover the secrets of a dying planet. Explore a big world filled with intricate puzzles, interesting characters and menacing bosses in a beautiful platform adventure that tells a personal story about faith, purpose and the challenge of helping people. - Read our Iconoclasts review
State of Anarchy: Master of Mayhem (Sometimes You, €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! Run as fast as you can! Anarchy has never been so much fun!
My Riding Stables – Life with Horses (TREVA, €29.99 / £26.99) - Make your dreams come true on the stud farm near the old mill: renovate your own riding school, look after your horses and tend the cute little foals. As well as wonderful rides, working in the stables and caring for the horses, you’ll have plenty of other exciting things to do!
1979 Revolution: Black Friday (Digerati, €9.59 / £8.63) - 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.
ACA NEOGEO PREHISTORIC ISLE 2 (HAMSTER, €6.99 / £6.29) - "PREHISTORIC ISLE 2" is a shooting game released by SNK in 1999. Various types of dinosaurs which are large, small, or even have the wings emerged! Your mission is to eliminate these primeval beasts from the city. Rescue and help all trapped citizens’ escape! Enjoy a variety of stages and colourful settings!
Ayakashi Koi Gikyoku -Forbidden Romance with Mysterious Spirit- (DIGIMERCE, €24.99 / £22.49) - Bittersweet forbidden love story between a human and a mythical spirit. In Japan, foxes are known to be mythical spirits that trick humans by turning into human beings.
Battle Supremacy (Atypical Games, €8.49 / £7.69) - Unleash the full power of your device in Battle Supremacy, a WWII tank game with thrilling gameplay and showoff-worthy visuals. Explore a fully-interactive open world, and do it by land, air or sea.
Catch 'Em! Goldfish Scooping (D3 Publisher, €6.99 / £6.29) - In addition to scooping goldfish for points, you can use items to your advantage and to mess with your opponents! Make this fun goldfish scooping party game your new tradition! Have fun playing alone with missions and score challenges.
Crush Your Enemies! (Vile Monarch, €7.99 / £7.19) - We have all had enough of those cliché fantasy worlds with brave knights, ladylike elves and little people obsessed with jewellery. Generia is just another of those worlds... Thankfully there are evil barbarians coming to plunder, impale, drink beer, use inappropriate language and generally to make things interesting. And guess what? It's you who will lead them!
Cycle 28 (Pill Bug, €4.47 / £3.99) - Powerslide your way between bullets and screen-shaking explosions, and maybe solve the mystery of Cycle 28 on Nintendo Switch! Cycle 28 is a space shooter in the classic arcade style that keeps you pushing for a high score. - Read our Cycle 28 review
Eekeemoo - Splinters of the Dark Shard (Cooply, €4.99 / £4.99) - In this awesome third-person adventure game you will help Eekeemoo rescue his friends from the clutches of the evil Dark Shard! Your quest will take you deep into the Dark Shards four corrupted splinter worlds. You'll help Eekeemoo solve puzzles, complete tasks and battle monsters, legions of the undead and hugely terrifying boss monsters!
Flat Heroes (Deck13 Interactive, €9.99 / £8.99) - You are a square, trying to survive dozens and dozens of increasingly intense challenges. You are simply a square with a mission; become a true hero — a Flat Hero. Run, jump, dash, attack — stylishly navigate and survive over 300 handcrafted levels, and destroy the most epic bosses. - Read our Flat Heroes review
GREEN (STUDIO GREEN, €2.99 / £2.69) - Create a block yourself and use it to clear the stage in this side-scrolling 2D puzzle action game. Clear all 50 stages and save the lover 's pink.
Guns, Gore and Cannoli 2 (Crazy Monkey Studios, €12.99 / £11.69) - Welcome to the 1940’s. Europe is being torn apart by the war, the USA is preparing for battle and the mob does business as usual. Only this time they went too far, even for Vinnie’s standards. Prepare yourself to go to war after you make a shocking discovery about what actually happened during the end-stage of the Thugtown Massacre from Guns, Gore & Cannoli 1.
Kenshō (JetDogs, €14.99 / £14.99) - Begin your journey through a surreal world where nature, time and space intertwine. Match blocks and overcome challenges in this addictive puzzle with rich visual effects that unfolds a narrative through breathtaking places including lush jungles and stormy seas.
NOT A HERO: SUPER SNAZZY EDITION (Devolver Digital, €12.99 / £11.69) - Professional assassin turned amateur campaign manager Steve is charged with cleaning up the city by an anthropomorphic rabbit and mayoral candidate from the future named BunnyLord. Eliminate the criminal underworld of the city’s three major districts and persuade undecided voters to your cause.
PICROSS S2 (JUPITER, €8.99 / £8.09) - A new mode has been added to Picross S Series! Collect the puzzle pieces, solve them, and put them together to complete a story!
Road To Ballhalla (tinyBuild Games, €14.99 / £13.49) - Move with the music to overcome even the most difficult hazards, like laser beams or insane camera angles trying to explode both your balls and your brain
Pixel Action Heroes (Cypronia, €4.99 / £4.49) - Play as an iconic physics-based action hero from the movies in fully destructible block building world. Become an FPS level designer! Create your own maps, customize skins and share with friends, let them try it out, and get their feedback.
The Inner World (Headup Games, €11.99 / £9.99) - Embark on a crazy adventure to the wonderful and mysterious world of “Asposia”.
The Inner World - The Last Wind Monk (Headup Games, €14.99 / £11.99) - Solve mind-bending puzzles in a world full of mystery and save the family of the flute-noses!
Switch eShop - Demos
Flat Heroes Demo (Deck13, Free) - You are a square, trying to survive dozens and dozens of increasingly intense challenges. You are simply a square with a mission; become a true hero — a Flat Hero. Run, jump, dash, attack — stylishly navigate and survive over 300 handcrafted levels, and destroy the most epic bosses.
Yoku's Island Express Demo (Team 17, Free) - Flip and bump Yoku, the 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.
Big Bass Arcade: No Limit (Big John Games, €4.99 / £4.49) - Big Bass Arcade: No Limit is loaded with fishing excitement, putting players directly into the action and reeling in a big one. - Read our Big Bass Arcade: No Limit review
Breakout Defense (nuGame, €7.00 / £6.00) - Breakout Defense is a breakout game where you will face off against the computer opponent through 20 exciting levels. Do your best to defend your own blocks while at the same time aiming to destroy the blocks of the computer opponent.
Wii U eShop
Forest Escape (RandomSpin, €1.09 / £0.99) - Run, run away. You have to escape from this dangerous, terrible forest. Danger breathes in your back and it's gaining speed, it will soon catch you up, run faster. Just don't hit the tree!
Switch eShop - Pre-Orders
State of Mind (Daedalic GmbH, €39.99 / £35.99, pre-order from 31/07/2018) - Pre-Order until 15/08/2018, 14:59 local time Game description: Experience an alarmingly realistic vision of the near future in a Sci-Fi thriller, where dystopian reality and digital utopia are intertwined. Unravel a global conspiracy in a society of ubiquitous digitalism, surveillance and transhumanism.
The Amazing Shinsengumi: Heroes in Love (D3 Publisher, €11.99 / £10.79, pre-order from 02/08/2018) - Pre-Order until 09/08/2018, 01:59 CEST Game description: A romance game for women where you fall in love with members of the famed Shinsengumi. Which of the Shinsengumi members will you fall for? Featuring character designs by popular artist for women's media, Nagaoka.
Treadnauts (Topstitch Games, €9.99 / £8.99, pre-order from 03/08/2018) - Pre-Order until 17/08/2018, 07:59 local time Game description: Treadnauts gives competitive platform fighters a kiss of physics finesse. Gracefully pilot your tank through gorgeous arenas to land a deadly shot on your opponents! You've got a slew of useful tricks at your disposal, including treads that stick to any wall, boosters for midair hops, zero-friction slides, and rocket jumps for soaring into the sky. It's all about moving with style!
Switch eShop - Special Offers
|Game Title||Price||Saving||Until||Original Price|
|Cosmic Star Heroine (Limited Run Games)||€10.79 / £9.89||-10%||Tue 14th Aug||€11.99 / £10.99|
|2064: Read Only Memories INTEGRAL (MidBoss)||€15.81 / £14.21||-10%||Tue 14th Aug||€17.57 / £15.79|
|In Between (Headup Games)||€9.59 / £7.99||-20%||Tue 7th Aug||€11.99 / £9.99|
|Super Blackjack Battle 2 Turbo Edition - The Card Warriors (Headup Games)||€5.59 / £5.59||-20%||Tue 7th Aug||€6.99 / £6.99|
|Toby: The Secret Mine (Headup Games)||€7.99 / £6.39||-20%||Tue 7th Aug||€9.99 / £7.99|
|BlobCat (BySamb)||€8.49 / £7.64||-15%||Wed 8th Aug||€9.99 / £8.99|
|Rogue Trooper Redux (RebellionInteract)||€8.49 / £6.79||-66%||Mon 6th Aug||€24.99 / £19.99|
|Death Road to Canada (Ukiyo )||€11.99 / £9.59||-20%||Tue 14th Aug||€14.99 / £11.99|
|Alteric (Sometimes You)||€3.49 / £3.14||-30%||Wed 15th Aug||€4.99 / £4.49|
|Never Stop (Pixelsplit )||€4.24 / £3.81||-15%||Wed 8th Aug||€4.99 / £4.49|
|NORTH (Sometimes You)||€0.89 / £0.8||-70%||Wed 15th Aug||€2.99 / £2.69|
|One Eyed Kutkh (Sometimes You)||€3.49 / £3.14||-30%||Wed 15th Aug||€4.99 / £4.49|
|Skee-Ball (Ocean Media)||€15.99 / £14.39||-20%||Wed 15th Aug||€19.99 / £17.99|
|Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection (CAPCOM Europe)||€36.99 / £33.29||-26%||Thu 23rd Aug||€49.99 / £44.99|
|AeternoBlade (CORECELL)||€8.99 / £8.09||-40%||Wed 22nd Aug||€14.99 / £13.49|
|BOOST BEAST (ARC SYSTEM WORKS)||€6.99 / £6.29||-30%||Thu 16th Aug||€9.99 / £8.99|
|Othello (ARC SYSTEM WORKS)||€3.99 / £3.59||-20%||Thu 16th Aug||€4.99 / £4.49|
|Subsurface Circular (Ant Workshop)||€4.79 / £3.83||-20%||Wed 22nd Aug||€5.99 / £4.79|
|The Infectious Madness of Doctor Dekker (Wales Interactive)||€9.09 / £6.99||-30%||Thu 30th Aug||€12.99 / £9.99|
|Wanderjahr TryAgainOrWalkAway (CORECELL)||€5.99 / £5.39||-40%||Wed 22nd Aug||€9.99 / £8.99|
|Fallout Shelter - Case of Nuka-Cola Quantum (32) (Bethesda Softworks)||€3.99 / £3.99||-20%||Tue 7th Aug||€4.99 / £4.99|
|Fallout Shelter - Cooler of Nuka-Cola Quantum (70) (Bethesda Softworks)||€6.99 / £6.99||-30%||Tue 7th Aug||€9.99 / £9.99|
|Fallout Shelter - Refrigerator of Nuka-Cola Quantum (150) (Bethesda Softworks)||€11.99 / £11.99||-40%||Tue 7th Aug||€19.99 / £19.99|
|Fallout Shelter - Crate of Nuka-Cola Quantum (400) (Bethesda Softworks)||€24.99 / £24.49||-50%||Tue 7th Aug||€49.99 / £48.99|
|Fallout Shelter - Truck of Nuka-Cola Quantum (1000) (Bethesda Softworks)||€49.99 / £49.99||-50%||Tue 7th Aug||€99.99 / £99.99|
|Fallout Shelter - Bundle of 5 Lunchboxes (Bethesda Softworks)||€2.99 / £2.99||-25%||Tue 7th Aug||€3.99 / £3.99|
|Fallout Shelter - Bundle of 15 Lunchboxes (Bethesda Softworks)||€6.99 / £6.99||-30%||Tue 7th Aug||€9.99 / £9.99|
|Fallout Shelter - Bundle of 40 Lunchboxes (Bethesda Softworks)||€9.99 / £9.99||-50%||Tue 7th Aug||€19.99 / £19.99|
|Fallout Shelter - Bundle of 5 Pet Carriers (Bethesda Softworks)||€2.99 / £2.99||-25%||Tue 7th Aug||€3.99 / £3.99|
|Fallout Shelter - Bundle of 15 Pet Carriers (Bethesda Softworks)||€6.99 / £6.99||-30%||Tue 7th Aug||€9.99 / £9.99|
|Fallout Shelter - Bundle of 40 Pet Carriers (Bethesda Softworks)||€9.99 / £9.99||-50%||Tue 7th Aug||€19.99 / £19.99|
|Fallout Shelter - Bundle of 5 Mr. Handys (Bethesda Softworks)||€2.99 / £2.99||-25%||Tue 7th Aug||€3.99 / £3.99|
|Dream Alone (Fat Dog Games)||€3.29 / £2.96||-67%||Mon 3rd Sep||€9.99 / £8.99|
|Werewolf Pinball (Enjoy Up Games)||€1.79 / £1.61||-10%||Fri 31st Aug||€1.99 / £1.79|
|BLAZBLUE CROSS TAG BATTLE Deluxe Edition (PQube Limited)||€49.49 / £44.99||-10%||Mon 13th Aug||€54.99 / £49.99|
|The Adventures of Elena Temple (GRIMTALIN)||€2.99 / £2.69||-40%||Thu 16th Aug||€4.99 / £4.49|
3DS eShop - Special Offers
|Game Title||Price||Saving||Until||Original Price|
|AeternoBlade (CORECELL)||€4.49 / £4.05||-70%||Wed 22nd Aug||€14.99 / £13.5|
|Brunch Panic (CIRCLE Ent.)||€1.99 / £1.99||-50%||Thu 16th Aug||€3.99 / £3.99|
|Candy, Please! (Nostatic Software)||€1.80 / £1.59||-20%||Thu 16th Aug||€2.25 / £1.99|
|Castle Conqueror EX (CIRCLE Ent.)||€1.99 / £1.99||-50%||Thu 16th Aug||€3.99 / £3.99|
|Demon King Box (CIRCLE Ent.)||€1.99 / £1.99||-50%||Thu 16th Aug||€3.99 / £3.99|
|Drone Fight (CIRCLE Ent.)||€1.99 / £1.99||-50%||Thu 16th Aug||€3.99 / £3.99|
|Quiet, Please! (Nostatic Software)||€2.79 / £2.39||-20%||Thu 16th Aug||€3.49 / £2.99|
|SubaraCity (CIRCLE Ent.)||€1.99 / £1.89||-50%||Thu 16th Aug||€3.99 / £3.99|
|Sweet Memories Blackjack (CIRCLE Ent.)||€1.99 / £1.99||-50%||Thu 16th Aug||€3.99 / £3.99|
|Swords & Soldiers 3D (CIRCLE Ent.)||€3.49 / £3.39||-50%||Thu 16th Aug||€6.99 / £6.89|
|World Conqueror 3D (CIRCLE Ent.)||€2.49 / £2.39||-50%||Thu 16th Aug||€4.99 / £4.89|
Wii U eShop - Special Offers
|Game Title||Price||Saving||Until||Original Price|
|Inside My Radio (Seaven Studio)||€3.99 / £3.46||-73%||Thu 16th Aug||€14.99 / £12.99|
|The Quiet Collection (Nostatic Software)||€4.60 / £3.99||-20%||Thu 16th Aug||€5.75 / £4.99|
|Wicked Monsters Blast! HD PLUS (CORECELL)||€2.39 / £2.15||-70%||Wed 22nd Aug||€7.99 / £7.19|
DLC / Add-On Content
- South Park: The Fractured but Whole - Bring The Crunch (Ubisoft) - €11.99 / £9.49
- Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition DLC 4 - A Divine Marriage (Rising Star Games) - €3.99 / £3.99
- Pic-a-Pix Deluxe - Classic 08 (Lightwood Games) - €2.99 / £2.99
- Minecraft: Nintendo Wii U Edition - Skin Pack 2 (Mojang) - €1.99 / £1.59
- Minecraft: Nintendo Wii U Edition - Super Cute Texture Pack (Mojang) - €3.99 / £3.19
So that's your lot for this week's Nintendo Download. Go on, be a sport and drop a vote in the poll above, and a comment below with your hot picks!