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 comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy!
Switch Retail - New Releases
Sniper Elite 3 Ultimate Edition (RebellionInteract, 1st Oct, £29.99) - Sniper Elite 3 is a tactical World War 2 third-person shooter with stealth gameplay, authentic ballistics and huge open levels. Stalk your targets through the canyons, oases and cities of North Africa, as you sabotage a Nazi super-weapons programme that could end Allied resistance for good. Use stealth, planning and skill to hunt your targets. From long-distance sniping to melee takedowns and explosive traps, you are as deadly up close as you are from afar. - Read our Sniper Elite 3 Ultimate Edition review
Ghostbusters: The Video Game Remastered (Saber Interactive Incorporated, 4th Oct, £29.99) - Strap on your proton pack once again and join the Ghostbusters on the adventure with the voice and likeness of the original crew as you battle to save New York! Authentic Ghostbusters Experience - The game features the voices and in-game likenesses of Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, and Ernie Hudson in an original story penned by the writers of the original films - Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis.
YU-NO: A girl who chants love at the bound of this world (Spike Chunsoft US, 4th Oct, £44.99) - The Power of the Reflector - Explore multiple timelines and revisit events through the unique gaming mechanic of the Reflector Device. This allows you to explore every timeline in detail. Activate the Reflector Device’s Auto Divergence Map System to return to an event with more knowledge and new items.
Switch eShop - New Releases
80 DAYS (inkle, 1st Oct, £9.99) - Playing as Phileas Fogg's loyal valet, Passepartout, you must balance your master's health, your finances, and the time, as you choose your own path from city to city all the way around the world. Bribe your way onto early departures, but don't let yourself go bankrupt or you'll be sleeping rough and begging for aid! Trade items for profit, and collect the equipment for the conditions you'll face: but too much luggage will slow you down...80 DAYS is a breakneck race, with an in-game clock that never stops running. Trains, steamers, hot-air balloons, boats, camels, horses and more leave and arrive minute by minute. - Read our 80 DAYS review
Neo Cab (Fellow Traveller, 3rd Oct, £16.19) - Stay human in a world overcome by automation. Play as Lina, one of the last human driver-for-hire on the streets of Los Ojos. Your friend and only lifeline has gone missing; with no money and nowhere to stay, the only thing you can do is keep driving. Choose what passengers to pick up and how you engage with them to learn their stories. Balance your own emotional wellbeing with the needs of your pax as you strive to keep your perfect rating, and your job. Maybe someone in this city can help you with your own story?
Hexagroove: Tactical DJ (Ichigoichie, 3rd Oct, £24.99) - Hexagroove combines elements of strategy, rhythm, and action games in a unique blend of self-expression. Your goal as a DJ is to combine musical loops in real-time to regulate a virtual audience's energy, working them into a state of euphoria with your artistic skills. The action swings from contemplative to frantic as you move between song sections in one of ten dance music genres. Over time you'll unlock new musical loops, DJ tricks, and club venues to play in. Perform together with friends in your room or on the dance floor with this truly creative title.
Lanternium (Victory Road, 1st Oct, £8.09) - Lanternium by Blazing Planet Studio is a puzzle adventure game where you have to help the mighty Raccoon to overcome many obstacles and labyrinths. Set in the fantastic world, this game is family-friendly and suitable for all ages. Gameplay is based on solving the puzzles by interacting with different types of blocks and colours. On his journey, Raccoon will meet a bunch of friends and foes, including Fox, Snail and other anthropomorphic animals. All these troubles have happened because someone stole Raccoon’s favourite chocolate cookies — maybe it’s all evil Lord Angler’s misdeeds? Time to untangle this puzzle and solve it once and for all. While starting as a casual game, Lanternium is aimed to show its true potential as a challenging puzzle game that is easy to learn and hard to master.
Soulslayer (Navila Software Japan, 1st Oct, £5.59) - Yao Xiu is an ordinary young lady from a noble family. Yet it pains her to stay in the household where she doesn't fit in. Her only way out is through marriage and starting a new family. Now, her with wedding approaching she is killed, unexpectedly, right on the eve of her big day. As Yao Xiu reopens her eyes right after her ‘death’. She finds herself trapped in a time loop—forcing her to live through the same day over and over, surviving and dying again and again. She is told, that she has 3 chances to save herself. If she loses 3 turns, the game ends, and so does her life. Will each repeated encounter get Yao Xiu one step closer to the truth?
Spooky Ghosts Dot Com (Lone Wolf Technology, 2nd Oct, £4.49) - "Spooky Ghosts Dot Com is a small Metroidvania about a ghost hunter named Ruby. One Halloween night a ghost hunting job comes in, but it turns out to not be a regular gig! Explore the haunted mansion, take down some ghosts, battle spooky bosses, and rescue the lost cats!
CASE: Animatronics (OOO Valnat, 3rd Oct, £17.99) - Welcome to the police department, where working late can lead to tragic consequences. You're John Bishop, a swamped-with-work detective who tirelessly carries out your investigations late into the night. But tonight you are pulled from your precious few hours of rest, and a strange dream, by a mysterious call from an old “friend.” Turning your fight to find the truth into a fight to survive the night. Your police department is left without electricity. The security system has been hacked. All exits are locked. But that is not the real problem. Someone… something is following you. Red eyes shine from dark corners and the sound of shifting, clanking metal echoes through the once-safe halls. You know them simply as animatronics, but something unknown and horrifying is driving them. Figure out what is going on, survive the night, and remember - no one will care if you scream.
Cubixx (Ghostlight, 3rd Oct, £5.99) - Think you're ready to take on the cube? Then fire up your Cubot's laser and cut your way across 50 Arcade levels in non-stop retro-inspired action! To succeed you (and your buddies!) will need to evade and annihilate deadly enemies and use your lightning-fast reflexes to the fullest! This is a journey where only the best will survive!
fault - milestone one (Sekai Games, 3rd Oct, £13.49) - Experience the story of a princess named Selphine and her Royal Guardian Ritona. When a sudden assault devastates their homeland of Rughzenhaide, the two are forced to escape… but somehow end up teleported into an unknown forest full of vegetation they don’t recognize. The atmosphere is thick and heavy. There is no sign of life, which is very unusual for such a lush forest. Something is wrong about the land… But they are too startled to notice what. Who were the attackers and what was their goal? Where did Selphine and Ritona end up? Will the two make it home safely? And more importantly, what has happened to their homeland?
Galaxy Champions TV (Silesia Games, 3rd Oct, £6.29) - Get powerful weapons and power-ups, kill huge amount of enemies, level up, unlock upgrades and beat all the bosses to become the champion of the most violent TV show of all time! Are you ready to become the Champ?! "Good luck! You'll need it!"
Tic-Tac-Letters by POWGI (Lightwood Games, 3rd Oct, £6.99) - Tic-Tac-Letters is a single-player logic puzzle based on tic-tac-toe. Begin by placing letters so that there are no more than two Xs or Os consecutive in a row or column. Then continue with new letters and larger and more challenging puzzles.
Beats Runner (FuryLion Group, 4th Oct) - Beats Runner is a bite-sized retro-cyberpunk rhythm action platform game. Just follow the beats and rush forward! Caution for the spikes and traps! Rush forward and collect as many stars and coins as possible! Unlock unique characters for more fun, and level up for more challenges! Challenge your skills and see what you’re capable of! The gameplay is as simple as one touch jumps and hops. You just need to rush forward in tune with the amazing beats the game offers. Dance your fingers to the adventurously good music.
Community Inc (tinyBuild Games, 4th Oct) - As a new Manager, build a happy community and trade with other races. . . for profit. Yes, that's right, we need their happiness so we can power up our portals. The Lings, your workers, will obey you and help you with your village. But beware, they can cause a lot of problems too. If this is not enough, there are other creatures that will try to do the same, they can trade, fight or help you. Oh, don't forget about the weather and some unexpected events. VILLAGE BUILDING Build your own village with many types of buildings, you need to decide what kind of objects, items or workbench you want inside. There are more than 150 items to craft. Every item and object has a reason.
One Night Stand (Ratalaika Games, 4th Oct) - In One Night Stand, explore the stranger’s bedroom and seek out clues to identify who she is and what brought you both together. You may resort to some unusual methods to find the answers you’re looking for, but try not to prod and pry too much – a nosy guest quickly becomes an unwanted one! Will you stay and explore your relationship with this stranger, or will you escape when the opportunity presents itself? With 12 unique endings to discover, can you keep up the act long enough to find out what really happened?
Soul Knight (ChillyRoom, 4th Oct) - “In a time of gun and sword, the magical stone that maintains the balance of the world is stolen by high-tech aliens. The world is hanging on a thin thread. It all depends on you retrieving the magical stone…” We honestly can’t keep making it all up. Let’s just shoot some alien minions! This is the game you have always wanted in your subconscious. Explore the dungeon, collect crazy weapons, dodge bullets and shoot‘em all up! Extremely easy and intuitive control; super smooth and enjoyable gameplay, mixed with rogue-like elements.
Teddy Gangs (Sabec, 4th Oct) - Beat the fluff out of them! The toy factory that made the best teddy's in the World has gone crazy. All the teddies have escaped and have become evil and you are the only one who you can stop them taking over the World. Teddy gangs is a fun, fast-action fighting game where you have to beat the fluff out of any teddy that dares to challenge you, so be ready to stand up to hordes of evil teddy bears, but be warned this is not going to be a fluffy affair.
The Tiny Bang Story (Ellada Games, 4th Oct)
Super Crate Box (Vlambeer, 1st Oct)
CROSSNIQ+ (FUTURE MEMORY, 4th Oct)
Arcade Archives Karate Champ (HAMSTER, 3rd Oct)
Candleman (indienova, 3rd Oct, £10.70)
Pet Shop Snacks (Cool Small Games, 4th Oct)
Rimelands - Hammer of Thor (QubicGames, 4th Oct)
Switch eShop - Demos
Neo Cab Demo (Fellow Traveller)
Doodle God: Crime City Demo (JoyBits)
New Star Manager Demo (FiveAcesPublishing)
Switch eShop - Pre-Orders
Aldred - Knight of Honor (QUByte Interactive, pre-order from 1st Oct)
A Knight's Quest (Curve Digital, pre-order from 3rd Oct)
Creepy Brawlers (Mega Cat Studios, pre-order from 3rd Oct)
Family Tree (eastasiasoft, pre-order from 3rd Oct)
Lethis - Path of Progress (Plug In Digital, pre-order from 3rd Oct)
Mable & The Wood (Graffiti Games, pre-order from 3rd Oct)
Monochrome Order (KEMCO, pre-order from 3rd Oct)
Pocket Stables (Kairosoft, pre-order from 3rd Oct)
The Big Journey (Nestor Yavorskyy, pre-order from 3rd Oct)
Silk (Huey Games, pre-order from 4th Oct)
Super Street: Racer (Funbox Media, pre-order from 5th Oct)
Switch eShop - Special Offers
|Gunman Clive HD Collection (Hörberg Productions)||-20%||Thu 17th Oct|
|Shakedown: Hawaii (Vblank Entertainment)||-25%||Thu 17th Oct|
|Skies of Fury DX (IlluminationGames)||-50%||Fri 18th Oct|
|X-Morph: Defense (EXOR Studios)||-50%||Sun 20th Oct|
|Beholder 2 (Alawar Premium)||-35%||Mon 14th Oct|
|Rally Rock 'N Racing (EnjoyUp Games)||-25%||Tue 29th Oct|
|Table Top Racing: World Tour - Nitro Edition (Greenlight Games)||-20%||Fri 18th Oct|
|Moorhuhn Wanted (Higgs Games)||-20%||Sun 27th Oct|
|Vosaria: Lair of the Forgotten (Johnny Ostad)||-25%||Tue 8th Oct|
|Shalnor Legends: Sacred Lands (Johnny Ostad)||-25%||Tue 8th Oct|
|Gaokao.Love.100Days (Navila Software Japan)||-30%||Sun 13th Oct|
|99Vidas - Definitive Edition (QUByte Interactive)||-50%||Tue 15th Oct|
|Box Align (QUByte Interactive)||-50%||Tue 15th Oct|
|Inside My Radio (Seaven Studio)||-68%||Sun 13th Oct|
|A Ch'ti Bundle (Seaven Studio)||-68%||Sun 13th Oct|
|Ethan: Meteor Hunter (Seaven Studio)||-68%||Sun 13th Oct|
|SkyTime (Sometimes You)||-50%||Mon 21st Oct|
|Energy Cycle Edge (Sometimes You)||-50%||Mon 21st Oct|
|The Mooseman (Sometimes You)||-40%||Mon 21st Oct|
|State of Anarchy: Master of Mayhem (Sometimes You)||-70%||Mon 21st Oct|
|The Tower of Beatrice (Sometimes You)||-25%||Mon 21st Oct|
|Awesome Pea (Sometimes You)||-35%||Mon 21st Oct|
|Grab the Bottle (Sometimes You)||-65%||Mon 21st Oct|
|Pantsu Hunter: Back to the 90s (Sometimes You)||-20%||Mon 21st Oct|
|It's Spring Again (Sometimes You)||-50%||Mon 21st Oct|
|Unepic (unepic fran)||-50%||Mon 14th Oct|
|War Theatre (Arcade Distillery)||-85%||Tue 22nd Oct|
|Plague Road (Arcade Distillery)||-85%||Tue 22nd Oct|
|Mecho Wars: Desert Ashes (Arcade Distillery)||-85%||Tue 22nd Oct|
|Elevator...to the Moon! Turbo Champion's Edition (Arcade Distillery)||-85%||Tue 22nd Oct|
|Mecho Tales (Arcade Distillery)||-85%||Tue 22nd Oct|
|Super Skelemania (Hidden Trap)||-30%||Wed 16th Oct|
|Xtreme Club Racing (EnjoyUp Games)||-70%||Mon 28th Oct|
|Quarantine Circular (Ant Workshop)||-20%||Wed 23rd Oct|
|Ultrawings Flat (Bit Planet Games)||-50%||Thu 10th Oct|
|Panty Party (COSEN)||-20%||Wed 16th Oct|
|Six Sides of the World (Dolores Ent.)||-70%||Thu 10th Oct|
|Ice Cream Surfer (Dolores Ent.)||-70%||Thu 10th Oct|
|Ghoulboy (Dolores Ent.)||-70%||Thu 10th Oct|
|A Hole New World (Dolores Ent.)||-70%||Thu 10th Oct|
|Bit Dungeon+ (Dolores Ent.)||-70%||Thu 10th Oct|
|Cel Damage HD (Finish Line Games)||-22%||Mon 14th Oct|
|Kid Tripp (Four Horses)||-74%||Wed 30th Oct|
|Oh...Sir! The Insult Simulator (Gambitious)||-50%||Thu 10th Oct|
|Oh...Sir! The Hollywood Roast (Gambitious)||-60%||Thu 10th Oct|
|Rollin' Eggz (GRIMTALIN)||-20%||Sun 13th Oct|
|Skulls of the Shogun: Bone-A-Fide Edition (Golem Entertainment)||-50%||Sun 13th Oct|
|Chasm (Leadman Games)||-35%||Thu 17th Oct|
|Armello (League of Geeks)||-50%||Thu 10th Oct|
|Armello - Complete Edition (League of Geeks)||-35%||Thu 10th Oct|
|Monster Energy Supercross - The Official Videogame (Milestone)||-70%||Thu 17th Oct|
|Gekido Kintaro's Revenge (Na.p.s. Team)||-40%||Thu 17th Oct|
|Anodyne (Nnooo)||-90%||Thu 17th Oct|
|Never Stop (Pixelsplit)||-30%||Thu 10th Oct|
|All-Star Fruit Racing (Pqube)||-25%||Thu 17th Oct|
|Desktop Bowling (SAT-BOX)||-30%||Tue 29th Oct|
|Desktop Table Tennis (SAT-BOX)||-20%||Tue 29th Oct|
|Fin and the Ancient Mystery (Silesia Games)||-40%||Thu 10th Oct|
|PIANISTA (Superb)||-20%||Thu 24th Oct|
|Automachef (Team17)||-25%||Wed 16th Oct|
|Super Tennis Blast (Unfinished Pixel)||-20%||Thu 24th Oct|
|IN-VERT (Victory Road)||-25%||Wed 23rd Oct|
|Crush Your Enemies! (Vile Monarch)||-60%||Thu 10th Oct|
|Coffin Dodgers (Wales Interactive)||-60%||Thu 17th Oct|
|Apocryph: an old-school shooter (Bigzur Games)||-15%||Sun 13th Oct|
|Build a Bridge! (BoomBit Games)||-80%||Sun 3rd Nov|
|Rock 'N Racing Off Road DX (Enjoy Up Games)||-50%||Fri 1st Nov|
|99Seconds (EnjoyUp Games)||-50%||Fri 1st Nov|
|Miner Warfare (Heartbit)||-20%||Fri 18th Oct|
|Doom & Destiny (Heartbit)||-20%||Fri 18th Oct|
|Cluedo: Complete Collection (Marmalade Game Studio)||-35%||Sat 12th Oct|
|Cluedo (Marmalade Game Studio)||-35%||Sat 12th Oct|
|Pirates: All Aboard! (QubicGames)||-83%||Sun 3rd Nov|
|Pacific Wings (Sprakelsoft)||-20%||Sun 3rd Nov|
|911 Operator (SONKA)||-93%||Sun 3rd Nov|
|Astro Bears (SONKA)||-30%||Sun 3rd Nov|
|Earthworms (SONKA)||-87%||Sun 3rd Nov|
|The Way Remastered (SONKA)||-93%||Sun 3rd Nov|
|I, Zombie (Awesome Games)||-80%||Sat 2nd Nov|
|Zombie Driver Immortal Edition (EXOR Studios)||-33%||Mon 21st Oct|
|X-Morph: Defense Complete Edition (EXOR Studios)||-50%||Sun 20th Oct|
|Bring Them Home (Higgs Games)||-30%||Sun 3rd Nov|
|Airfield Mania (Sprakelsoft)||-20%||Mon 4th Nov|
|sCroc's World (Sprakelsoft)||-20%||Mon 4th Nov|
|sJewel Fever 2 (Sprakelsoft)||-20%||Mon 4th Nov|
|Warplanes: WW2 Dogfight (7Levels)||-50%||Sun 3rd Nov|
|TorqueL -Physics Modified Edition- (ACTIVE GAMING MEDIA)||£4.49||Permanent|
|TINY METAL (UNTIES)||£11.49||Permanent|
|Pure Mahjong (the binary family)||£8.99||Permanent|
|Warparty (Crazy Monkey)||£17.99||Permanent|
|Embers of Mirrim (Creative Bytes)||£12.19||Permanent|
|Rebel Cops (THQ Nordic)||£7.99||Permanent|
|Dyna Bomb (7 Raven Studios)||£1.79||Permanent|
DLC / Add-On Content
- GRIP: Artifex Car Pack (Wired Productions)
- GRIP: Nyvoss Garage Kit 3 (Wired Productions)
- GRIP: Pariah Garage Kit 3 (Wired Productions)
- GRIP: Cygon Garage Kit 3 (Wired Productions)
- GRIP: Terra Garage Kit 3 (Wired Productions)
- GRIP: Vintek Garage Kit 3 (Wired Productions)
- Pic-a-Pix Deluxe - Classic 22 (Lightwood Games)
- Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled - The Firehawk Kart (Activision)
- Armello - Complete Edition Upgrade (League of Geeks)
- Cluedo: Season Pass (Marmalade Game Studio)
- 911 Operator - Special Resources (SONKA)
- 911 Operator - Every Life Matters (SONKA)
- 911 Operator - Search & Rescue (SONKA)
- X-Morph: Defense European Assault (EXOR Studios)
- X-Morph: Defense Survival Of The Fittest (EXOR Studios)
- X-Morph: Defense Last Bastion (EXOR Studios)
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 comment below with your hot picks!