Thursday is here, in all its opulent glory, and with it comes the final Nintendo Download update of the month. April beckons, so let's ring out the month with some brand new gaming highlights on the Nintendo Switch, 3DS and Wii U eShops. As always, be sure to leave a vote in the poll below, and a comment sharing your thoughts on this week's big storefront updates. Enjoy!

Switch eShop

Outlast 2 (Red Barrels, €29.99 / £26.99) - Outlast 2 is the sequel to the acclaimed survival horror game Outlast. Set in the same universe as the first game, but with different characters and a different setting, Outlast 2 is a twisted new journey into the depths of the human mind and its dark secrets. - Read our Outlast 2 review

Warp Shift (ISBIT GAMES, €9.99 / £8.99) - Warp Shift is a unique puzzle game set in a mysterious world. It takes you on a marvellous journey that challenges your mind and stimulates your senses. Experience beautiful visuals, challenging puzzles and intriguing sound design.

ACA NEO GEO SENGOKU 3 (HAMSTER, €6.99 / £6.29) - “SENGOKU 3” is a side-scrolling action game released by SNK in 2001. In order to purge malicious souls, Shinobi travel the world to defeat the undead. Cut, smash, throw, and use weapons as well as Ninja Arts and Ultimate Ninja Arts in this hyper-action ninja game.

Adventures of Bertram Fiddle: Episode 1: A Dreadly Business (Chorus Worldwide Games, €5.49 / £4.99) - The Adventures of Bertram Fiddle is a hilarious tongue-in-cheek point and click adventure game that mixes the classic formula up with riveting action elements all weaved together lovingly by Rumpus Animation.

ClusterPuck 99 (Coatsink Software, €8.49 / £7.69) - ClusterPuck 99 is top-down competitive local multiplayer sports game filled with fun and frantic action! Bash your opponents to gain control of the puck and then fight your way through to their goal. Avoid spikes and use speed boosts in the maps to blast past other players.

Gotcha Racing 2nd (ARC SYSTEM WORKS, €9.99 / £8.99) - Get parts from the gacha and customize your own original machine. Win the variety of races and aim the top of the Grand Prix!

Lode Runner Legacy (Tozai Games, €11,99 / £10,79) - Collect all gold in the level and escape! But watch out for the multitudes of enemies and traps in the labyrinthine levels! The Runner can blast floors, so strategically use this technique to capture the gold imbedded in blocks, or entrap your enemies in the blocks! Use your wisdom and strategic techniques to complete all the levels!

The Charming Empire (D3 Publisher, €24.99 / £19.99) - “The Charming Empire” is a dating simulation game set in the Taisho Roman era of Japanese history. Popular voice actors known for their talent in anime and video games bring our five main characters to life. Your ears will thank you to hear their performances across all the main scenarios.

Unholy Heights (mebius., €4.89 / £4.39) - "Unholy Heights" is a combination of Apartment Management Simulation and Tower Defense. As the devil, you have to collect rents, use them to improve the living environment, and beat all the human adventures with the power of tenants!

Atelier Lydie & Suelle ~The Alchemists and the Mysterious Paintings~ (KOEI TECMO EUROPE, €59.99 / £53.99) - Lydie and Suelle are twin sisters, who are also alchemists, living in Merveille, the capital of Kingdom of Adalet, and they aim to make their atelier the best atelier in the kingdom. One day, they find a Mysterious Painting with a strange and wonderful world inside of it, full of rare materials for their alchemy. This discovery is sure to become the very key to realizing their dream.

Penny-Punching Princess (NIS America, €39.99 / £39.99) - Penny-Punching Princess is an isometric brawler that takes place in a world ruled by capitalism, where cash is king. Fight or bribe your way to reclaiming your kingdom from the greedy Dragoloans. Read our review.

Arcade Archives PUNCH-OUT!! (HAMSTER, €6,99 / £6,29) - “PUNCH-OUT!!” is a sports-action game released by Nintendo in 1984. Watch your opponents' expressions and moves as you use a variety of punches and defensive moves on your path to become the boxing champion. The game became extremely popular with the double monitor setup, introducing intense boxing with dynamic graphics.

Alteric (Sometimes You, €4.99 / £4.49) - Only Yesterday You Were A Man. Today Everything Has Changed. You Died. But your soul is still there. It’s a piece of light energy trapped in the alien space between two worlds.

Devious Dungeon (Ratalaika Games, €7.99 / £7.99) - Under orders by the King, players assume the control of a Knight instructed to head into the catacombs beneath the Kingdom, to slay the fowl beasts and monstrosities that have invaded the murky depths.

Farm Expert 2018 for Nintendo Switch (SimFabric, €24.99 / £22.49) - The special edition of farming simulator Farm Expert 2018 for Nintendo Switch which succeeded on mobile platforms last year with over 2 million installations now on Nintendo Switch.

Shadow Bug (Muro Studios, €8.99 / £8.09) - You are the overpowered ninja hero Shadow Bug! Save your home forest from the evil factory by slicing monsters to pieces. Adventure through beautiful and twisted landscapes full of action and adventure as the ultimate ninja.

TENGAI for Nintendo Switch (Zerodiv, €6.99 / £6.99) - A great commander ruled an eastern plain for a long time, but his mind completely changed one day. Princess Futsu learned about his dreadful plot inside the castle. She released her family treasures, the hisou stones, outside the castle. The stones flew into the sky and fell into 5 brave warriors.

3DS eShop

The Alliance Alive (SEGA, €39.99 / £34.99) - The makers of The Legend of Legacy bring the classic JRPG back to form in The Alliance Alive, a new adventure that evokes the nostalgia of the JRPG greats by offering huge world-exploration, an intertwining story of 9 protagonists, and well-designed battle mechanics. - Read our The Alliance Alive review

Special Offers

Nintendo Switch

  • Toki Tori (Two Tribes Publishing) now €4.49 / £4.04 until Fri 13th Apr, normally €4.99 / £4.49

Nintendo 3DS


Nintendo Switch

Switch DLC

  • Attack On Titan 2: Additional Episodes, 12-Episode Set (KOEI TECMO EUROPE) - €8.99 / £8.09
  • A.O.T. 2: Additional Episode: "A Sudden Rain" (KOEI TECMO EUROPE) - €0.99 / £0.89
  • A.O.T. 2: Additional Episode: "Goddess Salvation" (KOEI TECMO EUROPE) - €0.99 / £0.89
  • A.O.T. 2: Additional Episode: "A Cornered Rat" (KOEI TECMO EUROPE) - €0.99 / £0.89
  • A.O.T. 2: Additional Armin Costume: "Kiddie Outfit" (KOEI TECMO EUROPE) - €3.49 / £3.19
  • A.O.T. 2: Additional Jean Costume: "Clown Outfit" (KOEI TECMO EUROPE) - €3.49 / £3.19
  • A.O.T. 2: Additional Conny Costume: "Kung Fu Outfit" (KOEI TECMO EUROPE) - €3.49 / £3.19
  • A.O.T. 2: Additional Christa Costume: "Cutesy Goth Outfit" (KOEI TECMO EUROPE) - €3.49 / £3.19
  • A.O.T. 2: Additional Sasha Costume: "Cheerleader Outfit" (KOEI TECMO EUROPE) - €3.49 / £3.19
  • Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition: Star Wars Sequel Skin Pack (Mojang) - €2.99 / £2.39
  • Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition: Halo Mash-up (Mojang) - €5.99 / £4.79

What are you downloading this week? (153 votes)

  1. Outlast 29%
  2. Warp Shift3%
  4. Adventures of Bertram Fiddle: Episode 1: A Dreadly Business  0.7%
  5. ClusterPuck 99  0%
  6. Gotcha Racing 2nd3%
  7. Lode Runner Legacy7%
  8. The Charming Empire  0%
  9. Unholy Heights1%
  10. Atelier Lydie & Suelle ~The Alchemists and the Mysterious Paintings~3%
  11. Penny-Punching Princess1%
  12. Arcade Archives PUNCH-OUT!!10%
  13. Alteric  0.7%
  14. Devious Dungeon  0.7%
  15. Farm Expert 2018 for Nintendo Switch  0.7%
  16. Shadow Bug2%
  17. TENGAI for Nintendo Switch4%
  18. The Alliance Alive3%
  19. Toki Tori5%
  20. WAKU WAKU SWEETS: Happy Sweets Making  0.7%
  21. Nothing for me!40%

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