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 comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy!
Senran Kagura: Peach Ball (Marvelous (XSEED), Tue 9th July, $39.99) Bounce your ball along the curves of a crazy theme park, starring a ninja girl who thinks she's an animal! (Yep, you heard right! ) Feel every shake and bounce with the HD Rumble feature. Build up points to unlock special challenges, which showcase the girls' charms! The usual features of the franchise are here too, including dress-up, diorama, and intimacy mode! Customize your favorite characters and enjoy some high-quality pinball with them. Featuring the Accessories Galore set, with 30 bonus accessories included for free!
Stranger Things 3: The Game (Netflix, Thu 4th July, $19.99) Developed and published by BonusXP in collaboration with Netflix, Stranger Things 3: The Game is the official companion game to Season 3 of the hit original series. This adventure game blends a distinctively retro 16-bit art style with modern gameplay mechanics to deliver nostalgic fun with a fresh new twist. Fans will be able to experience their favorite show through a mix of exploration, puzzles, and combat.
What Remains of Edith Finch (Annapurna Interactive, Thu 4th July, $19.99) Winner of Best Game at the 2018 BAFTA Game Awards, as well as Best Narrative awards at the GDC 2018 Choice Awards, 2018 SXSW Gaming Awards, and The Game Awards 2017, What Remains of Edith Finch is a collection of strange tales about a family in Washington state. As Edith, you’ll explore the colossal Finch house, searching for stories as she explores her family history and tries to figure out why she's the last one in her family left alive. Each story you find lets you experience the life of a new family member on the day of their death, with stories ranging from the distant past to the present day.
SolSeraph (SEGA, Wed 10th July, $14.99) As the guardian of humanity, civilization is in your hands. Build your cities and set up defensive structures to protect them from the constant threat of monsters, then descend into their lairs with sword and spells to eliminate them for good. Explore floating islands, ancient caverns, and lost cities. The world is yours! Brought to you by ACE Team, the creative minds behind Rock of Ages and Zeno Clash, SolSeraph combines action and strategy for a rich and unique gameplay experience reminiscent of the 16-bit era.
Ankh Guardian - Treasure of the Demon's Temple (Thu 4th July, $7.99) Our story begins long ago, when Gods still ruled all. The beloved god Farasis was murdered by the feared god Zemet, ushering in an age of darkness. Mustering the last of his strength, Farasis forged a magical sword. One day, a youth received a divine message. They set out to the Temple of Farasis to answer the god's call. . . Ankh Guardian - Treasure of the Demon's Temple is a side-scrolling action game.
Arcade Archives Clu Clu Land (HAMSTER, Fri 28th June, $7.99) "CLU CLU LAND" is an action game released by Nintendo in 1984. In "CLU CLU LAND", you control of the main character, GLOOPY, to find hidden gold ingots hidden around the stage. GLOOPY automatically moves forward, but by holding and releasing the turn posts at the right time, you can send GLOOPY off in different directions. You are also able to enjoy playing together in coop mode. The "Arcade Archives" series has faithfully reproduced many classic Arcade masterpieces.
Asdivine Dios (KEMCO, Thu 4th July, $12.99) Among the many worlds the deities have created, there is one world that abounds with life known as Asdivine. But when a spate of disturbances erupts across the globe and an ever-spreading murk threatens to destroy it, Izayoi, the deity of Asdivine himself, takes up his cause to save the world he created with his own hands. Suffering from an unfortunate loss of his own divine powers, is there any hope he can succeed?
Clannad (PROTOTYPE, Thu 4th July, $44.99) Step inside a heart-warming tale of love, family, and the ties that bind us all together. With gorgeous visuals and a haunting soundtrack, the classic romantic adventure game comes to Nintendo Switch™! Immerse yourself in the story and enjoy stunning visuals in full 1080 HD.
Desktop Table Tennis (SAT-BOX, Fri 28th June, $7.41) The desk sets the stage for this easy to enjoy ping-pong game! It may be simple to play, but don't take your eye off the ball! Challenge your friends to a ping-pong match anytime, anywhere! Shake and swing the Joy-Con™ controller to really feel like a part of the action.
DOBUTSU SHOGI WORLD (SILVERSTAR, Thu 27th June, $39.99) Master Shogi easily with this game! Let’s play and learn Shogi on three levels! Dobutsu Shogi (Age: 4+) A game played on a 3×4 square board with eight animal pieces. Cute animal pieces have marks to show the direction of movement. Easy rules. Have fun learning basic Shogi! Goro-Goro Dobutsu Shogi (Age: 5+) A game played on a 5×6 square board with 16 animal pieces.
Grass Cutter - Mutated Lawns (Sometimes You, Wed 10th July, $6.99) The goal is to cut the grass. Very simple, but only at first glance… Grass Cutter calls for focus and commitment. Just one blink of an eye – and you lost. It is very challenging! The game is made in a cubic retro-style, has high complexity at advanced levels and is ready to truly test your reaction! Main Features: • Feel yourself in the shoes of a lawnmower who saves the world of people.
Hero Express (Fantastico Studio, Fri 5th July, $4.99) A mad 2D physics based driving game that lets you drive all over the world. Who's gonna save the day when the hero's in trouble? Of course the Hero Express! Drive around crazy tracks, powerup your vehicles and save the world.
Hyperlight Ultimate (CatfishBlues Games, Tue 9th July, $8.99) Hyperlight is a high-intensity arcade action game in which you control a spaceship that fights against hordes of evil alien monsters in a virtual cosmic environment. Your spaceship has a special capability: It can travel at a Faster-Than-Light speed becoming itself the final weapon! By colliding with enemies in this state the ship can instantly destroy everything it touches
Paradox Soul (Ratalaika Games, Fri 5th July, $4.99) Paradox Soul is an exploration based, survival Metroidvania that takes hand holding and throws it out of the window. Instead of spelling everything out for the player, the only way for Dr. Alli Rose to figure out what’s going on in a peculiar test facility is to descend deeper down the rabbit hole and figure it all out by herself. No one is going to save her from this test facility, so help Dr. Rose collect every up-grade, defeat every boss and solve the mystery while you can. You are her only hope.
Penguin Wars (Dispatch Games, Thu 27th June, $14.99) Join Riley and his friends on their journey to Gira Gira land. Collect items and earn candy to evolve your favorite character. You can also buy "Gira Skills" that let you learn special moves for each character. You can play one on one, two on two, or even play with different rules such as using bombs and other items against your opponents. Each character has a different skill set so make sure to use and master appropriate characters to help you on your journey.
Pure Mahjong (the binary family, Thu 4th July, $9.99) Pure Mahjong is a beautiful, photorealistic Mahjong game that takes the user on a journey through 24 special Chinese events of the solar calendar. The game contains hundreds of levels so that the user is presented with 4 'special event' games, for every day of the year. There is also a 'Tea House' where users can enjoy hundreds more levels, at any time.
Siralim 3 (Studio Aurum, Fri 5th July, $14.99) Siralim 3 is a deep, monster catching RPG. Collect 700+ creatures to fight for you in randomly generated dungeons. Find treasure and use it to craft items, empower your creatures, learn spells, and more.
Terraria (505 Games, Thu 27th June, $29.99) The very world is at your fingertips as you fight for survival, fortune, and glory. Delve deep into cavernous expanses, seek out ever-greater foes to test your mettle in combat, or construct your own city - In the World of Terraria, the choice is yours! Blending elements of classic action games with the freedom of sandbox-style creativity, Terraria is a unique gaming experience where both the journey and the destination are as unique as the players themselves!
World Of Riders (Kodobur Yazılım Bilişim Tasarım Arge San. Tic., Tue 2nd July, $8.99) World Of Riders is the most realistic racing game where you can have a full motorcycle racing experience. Starting with level 1, you can proceed to the higher levels by attending to the competitions and by completing assigned tasks. So you can get credits and buy new motorcycles, or you can use those credits to upgrade power and other specs of existing motorcycles.
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Horror Stories (RandomSpin, 4th July) How did you imagine how murders are being committed by serial killers? You find yourself in one of these situations, in which you need to not catch the eye of the killer and try to survive by killing him!
Ape Out Demo (Devolver Digital) Ape Out is a wildly intense and colorfully stylized smash ‘em up about primal escape, rhythmic violence, and frenetic jazz. Build up nearly unstoppable momentum and use your captors as both weapons and shields to crush everyone on your procedurally generated path to freedom. Read our Ape Out review.
Desktop Baseball Demo (SAT-BOX) Watch as your desk transforms into a baseball stadium! Come for the simple controls, stay for the deep strategy. Customize your team down to the uniforms, bats, and pitches and then aim for the big leagues!
OVIVO Demo (Sometimes You) It is a metaphorical game filled with illusions and hidden messages. In the world of OVIVO, Black and White exist in harmony. By constantly intertwining and replacing each other, they maintain balance. The main character named OVO was born of these two halves and has the ability to switch between them. OVO travels through the metaphorical world, overcoming dangers and collecting mysterious symbols. These symbols will help you unravel the story of this world, but how you interpret it is completely up to you.
Voxel Sword Demo (SAT-BOX) Voxel Sword is an easy to play action game, set in an adorable toy fantasy world, where you can wield various weapons to defeat monsters. This is our toy fantasy world, Voxel. Since ancient times, humans and monsters have worked together and coexisted in peace. However, one fateful night that equilibrium was suddenly shattered. . .
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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 comment below with your hot picks!