The latest Nintendo Download update for North America 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!
Nintendo Switch retail
My Hero One's Justice (Bandai Namco Entertainment, Fri 26th October, $59.99) Fight for your justice in MY HERO ONE'S JUSTICE! The popular manga and anime series clashes head-to-head and Quirk-to-Quirk in this 3D arena fighter.
LEGO Harry Potter Collection (WB Games, Tue 30th October, $49.99) The LEGO Harry Potter Collection brings together LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 and LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 remastered! This compilation unites the creative prowess of LEGO and the expansive world of Harry Potter, with an exciting journey full of spell-casting, potion-making, puzzle-solving, lessons, duelling and much more for players of all ages to enjoy.
Chicken Range (Funbox Media, Today, $24.99) Fun and Quirky shoot-em-up game. The object of the game is to shoot the chickens using an array of different weaponry, from pistols to AK47, RPG’s to Alien Ray Guns!
Death Mark (Aksys Games, Wed 31st October, $49.99) A strange rumour is spreading through the shadows of Tokyo's H City: a mysterious disfigurement, like a grotesque birthmark, has been appearing on the bodies of certain individuals. Anyone who receives the Mark will rapidly die of unknown, horrifying causes.
Gal Metal (DMM, Tue 30th October, $29.99) Take down alien invaders with the power of metal! One night while on his way home from school, a high school boy is abducted by the Octoids, an extraterrestrial species bent on revenge. Read our Gal Metal review.
Mutant Football League: Dynasty Edition (Tue 30th October, $29.99) Hellishly brutal arcade-style football game Mutant Football League: Dynasty Edition is blitzing onto Nintendo Switch, with new exclusive teams and gameplay content. The game is the spiritual successor to the retro classic Mutant League Football, with next-generation deep strategy gameplay, bone-crunching, tooth-shattering hits, and a roster of ghouls delivering tongue-through-cheek humor.
Sports Party (Ubisoft, Tue 30th October, $39.99) Sports Party brings the sun, sea, and sports right to your fingertips! Whether at home or on the go, challenge your family and friends to Frisbee, Jet Ski, Basketball, Golf, Skateboarding, and Beach Tennis to claim victory!
Yomawari: The Long Night Collection (NIS America, Tue 30th October, $39.99) Traverse the haunting world of Yomawari: Night Alone as a young girl searches for her sister, or share in the terror facing schoolgirls Yui and Haru in Yomawari: Midnight Shadows. Uncover the mysteries plaguing a rural Japanese town, hide from the things lurking in the night, and maybe get home alive...
1001 Ultimate Mahjong 2 (NAWIA GAMES, Today, $9.99) Mahjong Solitaire has attracted players from around the world for decades - it took us just a couple of years to gather their experience into one, beautifully crafted proposal. What is so addictive in this subtle, yet demanding at a time, pair matching game?
7 Billion Humans (Tomorrow Corporation, Today, $14.99) Automate swarms of office workers to solve puzzles inside your very own parallel computer made of people. A thrilling follow-up to the award-winning Human Resource Machine. Now with more humans!
911 Operator (SONKA, Fri 26th October, $14.99) In 911 Operator, you take on the role of an emergency dispatcher, who has to rapidly deal with the incoming reports. Your task is not just to pick up the calls, but also to react appropriately to the situation.
ACA NEOGEO STRIKERS 1945 PLUS (HAMSTER, Co., Thu 18th October, $7.99) “STRIKERS 1945 PLUS” is a shoot 'em up game released by Psikyo in 1999. Make use of Shots, Super Shots, and Support Attacks to make your way through a chaotic dogfight! Historical piston fighters, such as the P-38 Lightning, are ready to rumble!
Aqua TV (EM Studios, Today, $9.99) Want to turn that big screen TV into a stunning virtual aquarium? Then get Aqua TV - a fully customisable virtual aquarium that lets your Switch do just that! Choose a tank then change the floor, walls, decoration – and of course fish – to make the aquarium YOU want!
Arcade Archives Ninja-Kid II (HAMSTER, Thu 18th October, $7.99) “Ninja-Kid II” is an action game that was released from the UPL in 1987. This 'Ninja-Kid II' has been developed in after three years from the 'Ninja-Kid'.
Black & White Bushido (Good Catch, Today, $13.00) Fight for control of the light or the dark in multiple arenas, hiding from your foes and seizing objectives. Pick up items and use them to surprise, maim and trap your opponents in a way only a true warrior can. Unique combat system allows you to cut through the air and clash with your foes.
Car Quest (Ezone, Today, $9.99) Buckle-up for an epic road trip through a colorful world of puzzles and adventure. Use driving skills and puzzle solving abilities to find missing artefacts and piece together the broken world of Blocktaria.
Deployment (Whale Rock Games, Wed 24th October, $9.99) Deployment is an intense competitive top-down shooter game. Infosoldiers, made of pure information, fight in an endless war between governments and megacorporations to rule over the digital systems that control the world.
Dracula's Legacy (Joindots, Today, $19.99) Haunted by frightening dreams about her forgotten past, Isabella - along with her fiancé - travels to an old ghost town, the only clue to her origins that she has been able to dredge from the depths of her lost memories.
Eternum Ex (Zerouno Games, Today, $12.99) Eternum Ex is a retro platform video game with the look and feel of the ’80s arcade cabinet games. Sir Arthur has gotten old... too old. He has lost everything he had and loved, and with nothing more to lose, he leaves for Samarnath, an evil subterranean kingdom (which no knight has ever returned alive) in search of treasures and adventures.
Fairy Tale Puzzles ~Magic Objects~ (Office5656, Today, $9.99) Fairy Tale Puzzles ~Magic Objects~ is a simple puzzle game with adorable and fascinating objects from the world of fairy tales such as Aladdin, Snow White, Cinderella and Alice in Wonderland! The game is simple but deep, relaxing and enjoyable.
Friday the 13th: Killer Puzzle (Blue Wizard, Today, $19.99) Become horror icon Jason Voorhees and stalk campers across 150+ levels in the most gruesome puzzle game ever! Solve murderlicious puzzles to rank-up and unlock new weapons and special attacks. Help Jason terrorize victims from the campgrounds of Crystal Lake to the high-rises of Manhattan, from supermax prisons to space stations... and beyond! Read our Friday the 13th: Killer Puzzle review.
Halloween Pinball (EnjoyUp Games, Fri 26th October, $1.99) The most entertaining Pinball is back! Enjoy Halloween Pinball, a perfect 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.
Hidden Folks (Adriaan de Jongh, Wed 31st October, $14.99) A strip of targets shows you what to look for. Click on a target for a hint, and find enough to unlock the next area.
Johnny Turbo's Arcade: Heavy Burger (FTE Games, Today, $19.99) 1-4 Players can battle against time-honored characters in a nostalgia-inducing collage of retro set-pieces from BurgerTime, Karate Champ, Lock ‘N Chase, Heavy Barrel, Side Pocket, and Bad Dudes!
Knock-Knock (Ice-Pick Lodge, Wed 31st October, $6.99) Three generations of Lodgers have occupied the cabin, but lately, the walls seem to undulate, skittering unknowns shift in the darkness, and an unruly growl seeps from the attic. Are they hallucinations pecking at the insomnia-afflicted Lodger, or the gnarled remnants of a darker secret?
Luke & Rebecca (RACJIN, Today, $9.99) Sirens echo throughout the city once more. On every street corner, the murmur of voices. The Familiars, a group of phantom thieves, have struck again. And they're all anyone can talk about. Their identities and purpose are mysteries.
Numbala (Neurodio, Wed 31st October, $7.99) Space shooter that trains math!
OK K.O.! Let's Play Heroes (Adult Swim Games, Tue 30th October, $19.99) Based on the hit Cartoon Network show, this game stars pint-sized hero K. O. as he punches, slide-kicks, combos and power-moves his way through hordes of evil Boxmore robots on an epic quest to save Lakewood Plaza Turbo from the maniacal Lord Boxman.
Passpartout: The Starving Artist (Flamebait, Thu 18th October, $9.99) Experience the life of a starving artist! Passpartout puts you into the shoes of a French artist trying to navigate the beautifully confusing art scene.
Pianista: The Legendary Virtuoso (Superb, Today, $24.99) Beautifully tuned music and marvellous technique awaits. Lay your fingers on the controller to explore the sound of the piano.
Puzzle Wall (Rainy Frog, Today, $7.99) In the spotlight and under pressure, a series of walls are coming straight at you! Each wall has a gap cut out in a different body shape. Hold a Joy-Con in each hand and move your arms to match the shape and slip through the gap!
Save me Mr Tako: Tasukete Tako-San (Nicalis, Tue 30th October, $14.99) In a world where humans and octopi are at war, Mr Tako is a persistently helpful little octopus who rescues a woman from drowning one stormy night. A fairy sees this act of bravery and grants him the ability to survive on land, where he can turn enemies into platforms by spitting ink at them.
SkyScrappers (Ant Workshop, Mon 29th October, $9.99) With a brand new and exclusive Vertical “Tate” Mode for Nintendo Switch, SkyScrappers is a 1-4 player arcade-style, competitive platform-fighting game. Select from a diverse range of extreme sportspeople, to fight and race your way to the top of a falling skyscraper... as it is being demolished.
Steven Universe: Save the Light (Cartoon Network, Tue 30th October, $24.99) Join the Crystal Gems on the ultimate quest! A mysterious new Gem has stolen a powerful weapon. Only Steven and his friends have what it takes to stop her.
Storm In A Teacup (Rising Star Games, Today, $2.99) A boy, a dream and an enchanted teacup... it's time for an exciting experience you'll never forget! Storm's brother, Cloud, has created an amazing dream-like world for you to explore, packed with all kinds of challenges! Guide Storm through each stage solving puzzles, avoiding pitfalls and beating bad guys in this magical platform adventure.
Suicide Guy: Sleepin' Deeply (Chubby Pixel, Today, $5.99) In this new chapter of "Suicide Guy" you'll be challenged with even more insane puzzles, generated by the surreal dreams of the Guy. You'll encounter the weirdest of the living beings as you go deeper and deeper into his subconscious. This time, to wake him up you'll need all your skills.
Super Hyperactive Ninja (JanduSoft, Today, $8.99) Get ready to tune up your coffee-ninja skills, you will need them in this hardcore platformer! Super Hyperactive Ninja is a fast-paced hyper-caffeinated action-platformer in 2D, designed with those who want a real tough challenge and speedrunners in mind. Read our Super Hyperactive Ninja review.
Word Puzzles by POWGI (Lightwood Games, Today, $9.99) Enjoy more great POWGI word puzzles with this bumper collection of six favorite word games.
Planet Alpha (Team17)
Wii U eShop / Retail
Insect Planet TD (RandomSpin, Today, $2.99) The distant space expedition to the Earth-like planet, finally ended. We came here for the purpose of colonization, but we are faced with alien creatures.
Just Dance 2019 (Ubisoft, Tue 23rd October, $39.99) Just Dance 2019 is the ultimate dance game with 40 hot tracks from chart-topping hits to family favorites, including ""Havana"" by Camila Cabello, ""Bang Bang Bang"" by BIGBANG, “No Tears Left To Cry” by Ariana Grande, and more!
Insect Planet TD (RandomSpin, Today, $2.99) The distant space expedition to the Earth-like planet, finally ended. We came here for the purpose of colonization, but we are faced with alien creatures. We have no choice we must conquer this planet.
Nintendo eShop sales
Great deals this week! Check out the full list of deals available this week here.
So that's your lot for this week's North American Nintendo Download. Go on, be a sport and drop a vote in the poll above, and a comment below with your hot picks!