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
Just Dance 2020 (Ubisoft, 5th Nov, £49.99 / €59.99) - This year, Just Dance 2020 will celebrate a decade of bringing people together with exciting new content including 40 new songs, from chart-topping hits to viral internet phenomena to the latest emerging artists, there is something for everyone in Just Dance, and the return of Co-op Mode - players can team-up with their friends for more fun to combine scores and rule the dancefloor.
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 (SEGA, 8th Nov, £49.99 / €59.99) - Join Mario, Sonic and friends for their greatest adventure yet at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020! Go for gold as you compete in action-packed sports games, including four brand new events to Tokyo 2020 — Skateboarding, Karate, Surfing, and Sport Climbing, as well as a large selection of classic events. Get the party started on your Nintendo Switch with a variety of ways to play, including button play and motion controls in multiplayer game modes that support up to four players locally and up to eight players online. Play as Mario, Sonic, Yoshi, Amy Rose, Luigi, Dr. Eggman, and many more of your favourite characters. - Read our Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 review
Layton's Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaires' Conspiracy Deluxe Edition (LEVEL-5, 8th Nov, £34.99 / €39.99) - Professor Hershel Layton has gone missing and it's up to his daughter Katrielle – a smart and spirited young lady with a knack of uncovering the truth in spite of paltry evidence – to take centre-stage in Layton's Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaires' Conspiracy Deluxe Edition! She's aided in her endeavours by a colourful cast of characters, including a young student named Ernest Greeves who acts as her assistant and Sherl, a talking dog who begins as Katrielle’s first client but quickly becomes her sidekick.
Disney TSUM TSUM FESTIVAL (BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment, 8th Nov, £44.99 / €49.99) - The popular "Disney TSUM TSUM" very own party game is now out on Nintendo Switch! A party game where cute characters from "Disney TSUM TSUM" unfold in a toy store with 10 exciting stages which include games such as curling, hockey, and many more! Enjoy the game in various ways by teaming up with friends or challenging them! Choose your favourite Tsum, and have a great time with families and friends! Furthermore, for the very first time, the nostalgic puzzle game now corresponds to online matches. Enjoy online plays with people from all over the world!
Garfield Kart Furious Racing (Microids, 7th Nov, £26.99 / €29.99) - Garfield, the famous lasagna-loving cat is back to take on Jon, Odie and company in a no-holds-barred racing game! Choose your character and kart according to their characteristics and your driving style, get off the starting line first and control skids to outrun your opponents. Use crazy bonus objects, like the Pillow or the Magic Wand, to gain an edge and get over the finishing line first. Are you lazy like Garfield? Take shortcuts to overtake the other racers with the Spring!
Super Street: Racer (Funbox Media, 7th Nov, £40.49 / €44.99) - In Super Street: Racer, you don’t just buy your car, you build it. Use hundreds of car parts from the biggest aftermarket brands to customise your exterior, interior and performance to go from scrap to supercar! Take your build to the streets and tear up the roads in breathtaking landscapes or world cities. From drifting on the highways in Tokyo and burning rubber in the Nevada desert, to cruising the warm, atmospheric streets of Los Angeles.
JUMANJI: The Video Game (Outright Games, 8th Nov, £34.99 / €39.99) - Unite in adventure and laughter in the action-packed game of Jumanji, the ultimate challenge for those who seek to leave their world behind. Play online, split-screen or with AI teammates, and combine the unique abilities of Dr. Bravestone, Ruby, Mouse and Prof. Oberon to defeat your foes and save the day!
Switch eShop - New Releases
The Lord of the Rings: Adventure Card Game (Asmodee Digital, 5th Nov, £22.49 / €24.99) - Build a deck of iconic Heroes and challenge the forces of Sauron in this thrilling tactical card game. Go forth and explore famous locations, complete story-driven quests, and forge your own legend of Middle-earth. But beware the Eye of Sauron—should you draw his attention, all will be lost… Answer the call of countless adventures, face the dark forces of Sauron, and protect the Free Peoples of Middle-earth. As allies gather and foes arise, so your journey begins.
New Super Lucky’s Tale (Playful, 8th Nov, £35.99 / €39.99) - Join Lucky on his thrilling journey through the Book of Ages, a magical artefact that opens doors to amazing worlds. Meet new friends, explore exciting lands, and recover the missing pages from the evil sorcerer Jinx and his villainous family, the dreaded Kitty Litter.
Ships (Ultimate Games, 5th Nov, £11.69 / €12.99) - Participate in the extraction of large-scale marine facilities from the bottom of the sea, in the transport and assembly of large offshore installations, as well as in rescue and transport missions. In a special game mode, you will take direct control of crew members and appropriate accessories (e.g. fire extinguishers, fire hoses, water cannons, inflatable boats, searchlights) to defend the ship against pirate attacks, put out a fire or pick out survivors.
Construction Simulator 2 US - Console Edition (astragon, 6th Nov, £17.99 / €19.99) - Once you have started your own company, you can start exploring new regions in Westside Plains bit by bit, and accept ever-larger and more lucrative construction jobs in the open world of Construction Simulator 2 US – Console Edition.
ANIMUS: Harbinger (TROOOZE, 7th Nov, £7.99 / €8.99) - These are the days before Ire: Blood Memory, the days when Kerr the Breaker’s evil slipped its way into Cadmeia. You, Forlorn — follower of the Resonant, and caught out of time and place — are called upon by the shadow of the late King Cadmus to bring judgement to those that have betrayed the land. Only you can take on this duty, as you are forgotten, and those forgotten can never die, as they have truly never lived. Be the hand of deliverance and mercy to the afflicted. You will have no friend save for your trusty blade, axe, and hammer. Answer the call of this dead sovereign.
Asdivine Kamura (KEMCO, 7th Nov, £12.14 / €13.49) - After everything is upended when a transcendent being named Zaddes appears and begins altering the world, the Spirit Deity, Shiki, sets out to gather the Mystic Orbs scattered throughout the various regions, and restore his world. Teaming up with an unlikely band of both quiet and freewheeling female companions, what conclusion they all arrive at? Only deity knows the answer to that! Engage in fierce 3x3 grid battles and employ ranged attacks to counter to enemy formations!
HAUNTED: Halloween '86 (Mega Cat Studios, 7th Nov) - The mind-melting sequel to our first game. The side-scrolling, platforming, beat-em-up adventure takes players back to the town of Possum Hollow on Halloween night when Harry & his haunts wreak havoc again. This time Donny has his tag team partner Tami to help kick the crap out of those mindless wastoids that stand in their way of saving the town.
MEANDERS (FrancescoZacchini, 7th Nov) - 40+ levels of instant play with no loading times: relax or speedrun to the exit! Jump, bounce, slide, teleport! Cannons too are a totally safe mean of transportation. Enjoy the company of an all-powerful AI God, unless you find out how to destroy it. Original Soundtrack both funky and soothing. Use the ATOMIC STUFF to activate the insane game and visual modes!
MONKEY BARRELS (Good-Feel, 7th Nov, £11.99 / €14.99) - "In a world ruled by the consumer electronics giant Crabbenwold Electro, a pair of brave monkeys set out on a journey to rescue their kidnapped friends from an evil army of robot appliances! " In addition to a 22-stage story mode, there's also an online competitive mode! Features 3D pixel art that puts a fresh spin on old-school graphics! Tons of fun and challenging stages await you!
puzzlement (gamebra.in, 7th Nov, £1.79 / €1.99) - Puzzlement is a minimal puzzle game based on walking/jumping between plane surfaces. The goal is simple; collect all red squares.
Ritual: Crown of Horns (Feardemic, 7th Nov, £14.39 / €15.99) - Ritual: Crown of Horns is a slaughterhouse: a fast-paced action game set in an alternate Wild West, a demonic version of a hellish frontier. This arcade-inspired title unravels a tale about an unlikely duo: a bounty hunter who comes back from beyond the grave, yearning to exact revenge on his killers and a witch who aids him with a series of powerful rituals to further her own agenda. - Read our Ritual: Crown of Horns review
Skybolt Zack (GMG Label, 7th Nov) - A New Generation of arcade game Skybolt Zack is the result of a unique way of mixing platformer mechanics and colour matching gameplay. Controls are tight and Zack’s ability to rocket punch, dash, focus, change direction when destroying an enemy and more, offers more depth than what meets the eye - following the “easy to learn, hard to master” mantra. It’s a platformer where you don’t jump, and a music game where you dictate your own rhythm. It feels like no other game!
STAY COOL, KOBAYASHI-SAN!: A RIVER CITY RANSOM STORY (ARC SYSTEM WORKS, 7th Nov, £11.49 / €12.79) - A short while after the events of "Downtown Nekketsu Monogatari". . . Reiho High School, where the battle took place, has these Big Four, who are feared by all the others schools around. And at the top of the Big Four, reigns only one man: Masao Kobayashi. Here's one of his stories. Back in middle school, a mysterious event led him to meet a boy named Mizoguchi, who was actually a Time Regulator, going after an evil organization that has disrupted the time-space equilibrium.
Strange Telephone (ACTIVE GAMING MEDIA, 7th Nov, £7.28 / €8.09) - A 2D adventure game where you explore a mysterious realm. Jill is trapped in a dark world, and in front of her floats a large mysterious door. To her aid comes Graham, a strange entity in the form of a telephone. By typing 6 numbers into Graham, Jill can cause the realm to transform. The resulting characteristics of the space depend on the numbers you input into the phone.
THE GRISAIA TRILOGY (PROTOTYPE, 7th Nov, £53.99 / €59.99) - For the first time since its humble beginnings as a PC game, and after the handheld, manga, and anime adaptations that followed, the complete "The Fruit of Grisaia" Trilogy is now available on the Nintendo Switch system in one complete collection! Set in an academy isolated from the outside world, the heart-rending tales of five heroines begins!
The Manga Works (Kairosoft, 7th Nov, £11.69 / €13.00) - It's the manga artist experience you've been waiting for! Create a manga masterpiece and draw your way into the nation's heart. Start out as a fledgling manga artist in a small and empty room. Armed with only a single pen, draw the best manga you can and march proudly to the publishers to show off your work. Ideas are the lifeblood of a manga artist. Go out in search of inspiration and gather plot points, then stuff your manga full of creativity.
Blindy (Ultimate Games, 8th Nov) - It is not an unfair platformer but it's very challenging. Play 60 unique levels in 4 game modes! Each level requires skill, death and practice. Blindy is a hardcore platformer, an exciting, challenging game for anyone. Still want more? Find a coin hidden in every level! Try to not smash your device.
Football Game (Ratalaika Games, 8th Nov) - Tommy is the local high school football hero in the small town of East Bend, USA. It’s game night for the Purchase County Turbines and his sweetheart is waiting in the bleachers. However, something is amiss… Inspired by classic '80s and '90s point and click adventures, get ready for a night you won’t forget in this twisted Lynchian thriller. Navigate and explore the environment by interacting with objects, and inspecting them to solve puzzles in order to help Tommy find his sweetheart.
REKT! High Octane Stunts (QubicGames, 8th Nov) - Ever wanted to kickflip a car? Get behind the wheel in this high octane stunt driving game and get REKT! With REKT doing tricks is incredibly smooth and easy, and with realistic physics, it's easy to learn and hard to master. Get your landing right and power slide into the next trick for an incredible trick combo chain at a smooth 60 frames per second. Get a couch, up to four friends and engage in crazy multiplayer battles to take the crown as the ultimate REKT driver!
Incredible Mandy (CIRCLE Ent., 7th Nov, £12.14 / €13.49) - Throughout Incredible Mandy you will explore the memories of a brother and sister that are buried deeply within their dreams; every dream represents an untold secret. Mandy looks for lost memories, challenging and seeking to overcome her fears. She guides her brother in a fantastical tale following a tragic accident that affected both siblings. Having lost his right hand in the accident, the brother’s new hand can summon the Excalibur of Light, symbolizing positive power. Players will tackle obstacles, unlock puzzles, defeat huge enemies and collect forgotten memories, all within scenes and settings that incorporate a broad range of styles.
Arcade Archives T.N.K III (HAMSTER, 7th Nov)
Headsnatchers (Iceberg Interactive, 7th Nov, £4.49 / €4.99)
Juicy Realm (X.D. Network, 7th Nov, £10.79 / €11.99)
STURMWIND EX (b-alive, 8th Nov)
Tokyo Dark – Remembrance – (UNTIES, 7th Nov)
House of Golf (Atomicom, 8th Nov)
One Person Story (Drageus Games, 8th Nov)
Rally Road (Dispatch Games, 8th Nov)
Switch eShop - Demos
Dragon Quest Builders 2 Jumbo (Nintendo) - Dragon Quest Builders 2 is headed to Nintendo Switch. Combining both RPG and crafting gameplay together, this game is all about gathering materials to create things like weapons, buildings, and even entire towns! With the help of the mysterious Malroth and other villagers, you’ll be exploring large islands, finding quests, and battling monsters and bosses scattered around the world. Are you prepared to take on the Children of Hargon?
Just Dance 2020 (Ubisoft) - Just Dance celebrates 10 years of bringing people together with new songs, new features and access to 500+ songs available in the Just Dance Unlimited catalogue. Every copy of the game comes with 1-month of free access!Enjoy a variety of game modes: the popular Kids Mode is back for the youngest players; track your calories burnt with the Sweat Mode; team up with friends in the Co-op Mode; and, new this year, play or replay the very best of a decade of Just Dance in the All-Stars Mode.
AI: THE SOMNIUM FILES (Spike Chunsoft US) - One rainy night in November, a woman's body is found at an abandoned theme park, mounted on a merry-go-round horse. She had been stabbed repeatedly, and her left eye was gouged out.Kaname Date of the Metropolitan Police Department arrives on the scene. He recognizes the woman. Suddenly, he hears a noise from inside the merry-go-round.He breaks into the merry-go-round's central column to find a young girl. And in her hands, she grips a bloody ice pick...
Invisigun Reloaded (Sombr Studio)
Desktop Rugby Trial Edition (SAT-BOX)
Instant Sports (Plug In Digital)
Switch eShop - Pre-Orders
Fractured Minds (Wired Productions, pre-order from 4th Nov)
Yaga (Versus Evil, pre-order from 4th Nov)
Mad Games Tycoon (Toplitz Productions, pre-order from 5th Nov)
Zen Chess Collection (QUByte Interactive, pre-order from 5th Nov)
Sparklite (Merge Games, pre-order from 7th Nov)
Jamestown+ (Final Form Games, pre-order from 7th Nov)
Sudoku Relax 3 Autumn Leaves (G-mode, pre-order from 7th Nov)
Bubble Bobble 4 Friends (ININ Games, pre-order from 8th Nov)
Still There (Iceberg Interactive, pre-order from 8th Nov)
Tactical Mind 2 (Drageus Games, pre-order from 8th Nov)
Switch eShop - Special Offers
|Katana ZERO (Devolver Digital)||-33%||Mon 11th Nov|
|Hotline Miami Collection (Devolver Digital)||-50%||Mon 11th Nov|
|Ape Out (Devolver Digital)||-50%||Mon 11th Nov|
|NOT A HERO: SUPER SNAZZY EDITION (Devolver Digital)||-50%||Mon 11th Nov|
|Torchlight II (Perfect World)||-20%||Fri 15th Nov|
|Human: Fall Flat (Curve Digital)||-50%||Thu 21st Nov|
|The Bug Butcher (2Awesome Studio)||-30%||Sat 23rd Nov|
|SkyScrappers (Ant Workshop)||-70%||Sun 24th Nov|
|Mother Russia Bleeds (Devolver Digital)||-50%||Mon 11th Nov|
|BATTLESHIP (Marmalade Game Studio)||-75%||Thu 7th Nov|
|Niffelheim (Ellada Games)||-20%||Sun 17th Nov|
|The Tiny Bang Story (Ellada Games)||-25%||Sun 17th Nov|
|Super Arcade Soccer (EnjoyUp Games)||-43%||Tue 3rd Dec|
|Dungeon Rushers (Plug In Digital)||-80%||Mon 11th Nov|
|Die for Valhalla! (Monster Couch)||-50%||Tue 19th Nov|
|Steamburg (Monster Couch)||-50%||Tue 19th Nov|
|Redneck Skeet Shooting (Ultimate Games)||-75%||Wed 13th Nov|
|Gnomes Garden 2 (8Floor Games)||-40%||Thu 21st Nov|
|Neon Chrome (10tons)||-70%||Wed 13th Nov|
|Tower Climb (11Sheep)||-75%||Thu 28th Nov|
|Subsurface Circular (Ant Workshop)||-20%||Wed 27th Nov|
|Elli (BandanaKid)||-40%||Thu 28th Nov|
|Rotating Brave (COSEN)||-20%||Thu 21st Nov|
|Monkey Wall (COSEN)||-20%||Thu 21st Nov|
|Super Sportmatchen (DANGEN Entertainment)||-90%||Thu 14th Nov|
|Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight (DANGEN Entertainment)||-20%||Thu 14th Nov|
|Sudoku Relax (G-mode)||-10%||Wed 27th Nov|
|Sudoku Relax 2 Summer Waves (G-mode)||-10%||Wed 27th Nov|
|Nickelodeon Kart Racers (GameMill)||-50%||Wed 20th Nov|
|Big Buck Hunter Arcade (GameMill)||-75%||Wed 20th Nov|
|Cartoon Network: Battle Crashers (GameMill)||-75%||Wed 20th Nov|
|Rapala Fishing Pro Series (GameMill)||-75%||Wed 20th Nov|
|Goosebumps The Game (GameMill)||-75%||Wed 20th Nov|
|Robothorium (GoblinzStudio)||-90%||Thu 21st Nov|
|Cake Laboratory (GRIMTALIN)||-33%||Wed 20th Nov|
|Stunt Kite Party (HandyGames)||-33%||Wed 20th Nov|
|Deer Drive Legends (Maximum Games)||-50%||Thu 14th Nov|
|Monster Energy Supercross - The Official Videogame 2 (Milestone)||-60%||Thu 21st Nov|
|MotoGP18 (Milestone)||-70%||Thu 21st Nov|
|Bear With Me: The Lost Robots (Modus Games)||-50%||Thu 14th Nov|
|Ninjin: Clash of Carrots (Modus Games)||-90%||Thu 14th Nov|
|Dream Alone (No Gravity Games)||-90%||Thu 21st Nov|
|EXORDER (No Gravity Games)||-90%||Thu 21st Nov|
|Rawr-Off (No Gravity Games)||-66%||Thu 21st Nov|
|Old School Musical (Plug In Digital)||-50%||Thu 21st Nov|
|Superola and the Lost Burgers (Undergames)||-66%||Mon 2nd Dec|
|Dexteritrip (Undergames)||-57%||Mon 18th Nov|
|Disco Dodgeball - REMIX (Zen Studios)||-80%||Thu 14th Nov|
|Ludomania (Baltoro Games)||-67%||Sun 8th Dec|
|Flowlines VS (Baltoro Games)||-80%||Sun 8th Dec|
|Food Truck Tycoon (Baltoro Games)||-50%||Sun 8th Dec|
|Real Drift Racing (Cool Small Games)||-40%||Tue 19th Nov|
|Bubble Cats Rescue (Cool Small Games)||-50%||Sun 8th Dec|
|Atomic Heist (Drageus Games)||-75%||Sun 8th Dec|
|Abyss (EnjoyUp Games)||-66%||Fri 6th Dec|
|99Moves (EnjoyUp Games)||-66%||Fri 6th Dec|
|Party Treats (QubicGames)||-50%||Sun 1st Dec|
|Wondershot (QubicGames)||-90%||Sun 1st Dec|
|World Soccer Pinball (SuperPowerUpGames)||-34%||Fri 6th Dec|
|Jurassic Pinball (SuperPowerUpGames)||-34%||Fri 6th Dec|
|Dragon Pinball (SuperPowerUp Games)||-50%||Fri 6th Dec|
|Titans Pinball (SuperPowerUpGames)||-50%||Fri 6th Dec|
|Tumblestone (The Quantum Astrophysicists Guild)||-85%||Sun 8th Dec|
|The Bridge (The Quantum Astrophysicists Guild)||-85%||Sun 8th Dec|
|Dimension Drive (2Awesome Studio)||-50%||Sat 23rd Nov|
|Back to Bed (2Awesome Studio)||-30%||Sat 23rd Nov|
|Inferno 2 (2Awesome Studio)||-20%||Sat 23rd Nov|
|Shadow Bug (Muro Studios)||-60%||Sun 24th Nov|
|Agent A: A puzzle in disguise (YAK)||-40%||Sun 17th Nov|
|Metaloid: Origin (7 Raven Studios)||£6.49||Permanent|
|GODS Remastered (Robot Riot)||£8.99||Permanent|
DLC / Add-On Content
- Super Smash Bros. Ultimate -Terry Bogard Challenger Pack (Nintendo)
- Human: Fall Flat: Ice (Curve Digital)
- Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Vault Shopper Set - Classic Tickets & Gold for Music, Mii Costumes and More (Nintendo)
- Nakoruru Wig + Outfit (Nintendo)
- Ryo Sakazaki Wig + Outfit (Nintendo)
- Iori Yagami Wig + Outfit (Nintendo)
- Akira Wig + Outfit (Nintendo)
- Jacky Wig + Outfit (Nintendo)
- Touhou Kobuto V: Burst Battle - Youmu Konpaku (NIS America)
- Farm Together - Season 2 Bundle (Milkstone Studios)
- Experience x3 - Asdivine Kamura (KEMCO)
- GP x3 - Asdivine Kamura (KEMCO)
- Experience & GP x2 - Asdivine Kamura (KEMCO)
- Damage x2 - Asdivine Kamura (KEMCO)
- Old School Musical - Toricity (Plug In Digital)
- Pic-a-Pix Deluxe - Classic 23 (Lightwood Games)
- WorldNeverland - Elnea Kingdom: Brown Fishing Coats Set (althi)
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!