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!
NBA 2K20 (2K Games, Fri 6th September, $59.99) NBA 2K has evolved into much more than a basketball simulation. 2K continues to redefine what’s possible in sports gaming with NBA 2K20, featuring best in class graphics & gameplay, groundbreaking game modes, and unparalleled player control and customization. Plus, with its immersive open-world Neighborhood, NBA 2K20 is a platform for gamers and ballers to come together and create what’s next in basketball culture.
Gun Gun Pixies (PQube, Tue 10th September, $49.99) Save the world! - When their home planet Pandemo comes under attack, Usamaeru and Kamerieru travel to earth to study humans and learn enough to save their home.
Divinity: Original Sin 2 - Definitive Edition (Larian Studios, Wed 4th September, $49.99) The battle for Divinity has begun. Choose wisely and trust sparingly; darkness lurks within every heart. Master deep, tactical combat. Join up to 3 other players - but know that only one of you will have the chance to become a God.
Deadly Premonition: Origins (TOYBOX, Wed 4th September, $29.99) A mysterious serial murder occurs in Greenvale, a small town in North America surrounded by beautiful nature. FBI agent York sets out with his "friend" Zach to face the case. Spend time with the town-people, soak your self into nature and truth will gradually become clear. When you finally get to the truth, you'll find yourself difficult to leave Greenvale.
Super Kirby Clash (Nintendo, Wed 4th September, Free) To defeat bosses this wicked, it’ll take a whole team of Kirbys! In this free-to-start multiplayer action game, you can choose from four unique Roles and join up to three other players to take down tough bosses. Puff up your power by crafting weapons and spending materials at the shop to receive even MORE weapons, not to mention armor and items.
Creature In The Well (Flight School Studio, Fri 6th September, $14.99) Creature in the Well is a top-down, pinball-inspired, hack-and-slash dungeon crawler. As the last remaining BOT-C unit, venture deep into a desert mountain to restore power to an ancient facility, haunted by a desperate Creature. Uncover and upgrade powerful gear in order to free the city of Mirage from a deadly sandstorm.
Risk of Rain 2 (Gearbox Publishing, Fri 30th August, $29.99) No run will ever be the same with randomized stages, enemies, bosses, and items. Play solo, or team up with up to four friends to fight through hordes of monsters, unlock new loot, and find a way to escape the planet. Additional survivors, stages, items, enemies, and features are still in active development and will be added in multiple free content updates.
Blasphemous (Team17, Tue 10th September, $24.99) A foul curse has fallen upon the land of Cvstodia and all its inhabitants - it is simply known as The Miracle. Play as The Penitent One - a sole survivor of the massacre of the ‘Silent Sorrow’. Trapped in an endless cycle of death and rebirth, it’s down to you to free the world from this terrible fate and reach the origin of your anguish.
Arcade Archives Pinball (HAMSTER, Fri 30th August, $7.99) "Pinball" is a pinball game released by Nintendo in 1984. The rules are simple even for beginners: try to gain points without losing the ball. However, with various tricks and features, the game offers a depth that even experts can enjoy.
Asdivine Menace (KEMCO, Today, $12.99) A century after the events of Asdivine Dios, peace has finally settled in. That is, until a visitor from another world suddenly shows up proclaiming the entire universe is about to be destroyed. Hearing this, Izayoi sets off in an attempt to reverse this seemingly pronounced fate with a trio of very idiosyncratic spirits as they criss-cross four worlds in search of an answer.
Battle Supremacy - Ground Assault (Atypical Games, Today, $19.99) Battle Supremacy - Ground Assault features huge content - never-ending lines of modern combat vehicles, huge environments with realistic weather, online multiplayer and countless single-player missions and drills.
Bulletstorm: Duke of Switch Edition (Gearbox Publishing, Fri 30th August, $29.99) Step into the boots of Grayson Hunt, an exiled member of the elite assassin group Dead Echo, after a battle with his former general sends them both crash landing on the abandoned resort planet of Stygia. Read our Bulletstorm review.
Final Fantasy VIII Remastered (Square Enix, Tue 3rd September, $19.99) It is a time of war. The Republic of Galbadia, under the influence of the sorceress Edea, mobilises its great armies against the other nations of the world. Read our Final Fantasy VIII Remastered review.
Gnomes Garden: Lost King (8Floor Games, Today, $9.99) The princess of our fairytale kingdom grew up and got married long ago. But one day, her beloved husband went hunting and didn’t come back. He disappeared with his whole retinue. Where did he go? Go on an adventure through a world of secrets and mystical creatures in this exciting casual fantasy strategy game, Gnomes Garden.
Headliner: NoviNews (Unbound Creations, Today, $13.99) A stack of news article sits on your desk, two stampers on each side - green to approve, red to reject. Your reporting team is hacking away in the background as corporate music plays through the loudspeaker.
Himno (Ratalaika Games, Fri 6th September, $4.99) Himno is a non-violent, no death platformer. Use wall-jumps, slides & dashes to reach new heights in randomly generated maps! Using intuitive and easy to learn controls, parkour through each map to overcome platforming challenges to reach new districts.
Hopping girl KOHANE Jumping Kingdom: Princess of the Black Rabbit (D-O Corporation, Thu 29th August, $19.99) This game is an action-puzzle game that the player operates Kohane who rides pogo-stick to aim for a goal. You can enjoy a full-fledged action, even with a simple operation with one hand's thumb. The important point of the game is magic stamps with various effects. Let's step on the magic stamps well and aim for a high score.
Hyperforma (HeroCraft, Today, $9.99) Hyperforma is a captivating story about a lone explorer who makes his journey into the relic cyberspace "Ancient Network", an artefact of a mysteriously vanished civilization of the past, hoping to reveal the secrets of its masters.
If My Heart Had Wings (MoeNovel, Today, $19.99) Aoi Minase returns with shattered dreams to his wind-swept hometown of Kazegaura. There, atop a hill lined with wind turbines, he encounters a wheelchair-bound girl, Kotori Habane, and a beautiful, white glider soaring through the sky. Together, they decide to revive their school's defunct Soaring Club in order to ride the "Morning Glory", a phantom cloud carried on the wind that blows across Kazegaura. This is a tale of youth, a tale of boys and girls who loved the sky.
Just Black Jack (Run-Down Games, Wed 4th September, $1.99) Feel lucky today? Place a bet, get more points than the dealer and win chips. Enjoy BlackJack 21 - Vegas Casino without risking your money and become a Professional Blackjack Player.
Obakeidoro! (FREE STYLE, Thu 29th August, $19.99) A thrilling, heart-pounding struggle! Humans have 3 minutes to work together to get away from the Monster! Playing as the Monster, you'll have to utilize your skills to catch the Humans! Play Bogeyrun! online or offline with up to 4 players.
Pocket Clothier (Kairosoft, Today, $12.00) Ever wanted to run your own clothing store? Now you can! Let your inner fashionista flower as you cultivate a quaint corner shop into a world-class super brand! Position mannequins, run promotions, even set up an in-store crepe stand.
Remothered: Tormented Fathers (Darril Arts, Fri 6th September, $29.99) Remothered: Tormented Fathers is the pure and realistic survival horror video game. A game by Darril Arts, directed by Chris Darril, developed by Stormind Games. Psychology plays a huge role within the game: heroes and enemies are atypical and the line between good and evil is blurred.
River City Girls (WayForward, Today, $29.99) There's trouble once again on the mean streets of River City, but this time the boys are in over their heads! In this all-new entry in the legendary beat-'em-up series, hot-blooded heroes Kunio and Riki have been captured, leaving it to their hard-hitting girlfriends, Kyoko and Misako, to serve up some payback. Read our River City Girls review.
SpaceColorsRunner (Arach Games, Fri 30th August, $5.99) SpaceColorsRunner is an Arcade game in which you have to be extremely vigilant! Cosmos, a distant galaxy, colorful planets and dangerous obstacles. You start the game with one of the top 10 starships in the galaxy.
Space Cows (QubicGames, Today, $12.99) Space Cows is a cheesy twin-stick shooter featuring weaponized toilet plunger and intense zero gravity combat. Shoot, dash and wobble in slow motion to save cows and lay vengeance upon an evil corporation. Crazy combat: Armed with a toilet plunger move your naked butt and whack 2165 mootants.
Spice and Wolf VR (Gemdrops, Today, $24.99) -Story- Kraft Lawrence is a travelling merchant who meets Holo, a beautiful woman who can transform into a wolf. As they travel together they face many hardships, such as having to walk in the rain. In order to avoid the sudden downpour, Holo and Lawrence take shelter in an old, abandoned water mill in the woods.
Star-Crossed Myth - The Department of Punishments (Voltage, Thu 29th August, $29.99) The Story: Your days are dreamless and mundane until, one night, you notice a star sparkling in the heavens. Suddenly, the beautiful gods of the stars appear before you. Their goal? To erase their sins.
Star-Crossed Myth - The Department of Wishes (Voltage, Thu 29th August, $29.99) The Story: Your days are dreamless and mundane until, one night, you notice a star sparkling in the heavens. Suddenly, the beautiful gods of the stars appear before you. Their goal? To erase their sins. This exquisite, heartrending true love…all began with a sin.
Super Jumpy Ball (Casual Games, Fri 6th September, $4.99) Super Jumpy Ball is a simple & fun 2D platform game for 1-8 players, inspired by retro platformers. Faced with clever level design and challenging obstacles, players must find their way through each level while bouncing, wall jumping, avoiding spikes and spike balls.
The Battle Of Mahjong (Kusone Studio, Today, $9.99) “The Battle Of Mahjong” is the best longan game, players can know more about the quintessence of Chinese culture and the fun of mahjong through the challenges from the game. Every mission has certain connections, once you've won all the battles, the hidden characters and different functions are waiting for you!
The Long Journey Home (Daedalic Entertainment GmbH, Wed 4th September, $29.99) There are a million worlds in the galaxy. Only one of them is Home. It was supposed to be a short test run – a quick flight to Alpha Centauri and back. But when mankind’s first experimental jump drive goes wrong, you and your crew find yourselves trapped on the wrong side of the galaxy.
Throne Quest Deluxe (Valorware, Wed 11th September, $5.99) Throne Quest Deluxe is a seem-less open-world Action Role Playing Game (ARPG). Delve into an adventurous world full of dungeons and crypts, fighting many types of vicious monsters and search for huge amounts of loot.
Wand Wars (Moonradish Inc., Mon 2nd September, $19.99) Wand Wars is a fast-paced, top-down, magical sports game. Players ride brooms over ancient arenas, cast arcane spells and turn opponents into adorable chickens. Try to control a powerful magical sphere that bounces around the arena, increasing in speed and size over time.
Wuppo: Definitive Edition (Soedesco, Today, $14.99) After losing its home, one lonely Wum must travel the length and width of the world to find a new place to live. From the metropolitan haven Popocity to the cavernous Bliekopolis, our Wum will discover magical places and encounter strange creatures.
DAEMON X MACHINA Prologue Demo – This new action-mech game launches on Sept. 13, but players that want to take those powerful mechs for a spin can now try out the free demo version of the game. In the Prologue demo, players will pilot their mechs through the beginning of the game, and all progress earned will carry over to the main game, once purchased. A key feature of the demo is the ability to play in local co-op mode with up to four players (additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode; sold separately).
Nintendo Switch Online
Super Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online – Super NES games are now on Nintendo Switch – and they are free for anyone who has a Nintendo Switch Online membership!
- Super Mario World
- Super Mario Kart
- The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
- Super Metroid
- Stunt Race FX (Available for the first time since its original Super NES release)
- Kirby's Dream Land 3
- Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
- Star Fox
- Kirby's Dream Course
- BRAWL BROTHERS
- Breath of Fire
- Demon's Crest
- Joe & Mac 2: Lost in the Tropics
- SUPER E.D.F. EARTH DEFENSE FORCE
- Super Ghouls 'n Ghosts
- Super Puyo Puyo 2 (Available for the first time in the U.S.)
- Super Soccer (Available for the first time since its original Super NES release)
- Super Tennis (Available for the first time since its original Super NES release)
All of these Super NES games can be played with online functionality with Nintendo Switch Online, including multiplayer gameplay in select games and voice chat via the Nintendo Switch Online app. Suspend points and an easy-to-use Rewind feature that lets players replay sections of the game will also be available at launch. Additional Super NES games will be added to the Super Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online collection in the future. To access the games, Nintendo Switch owners must have a membership to the Nintendo Switch Online service.
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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!