It's Thursday again, so that means the Nintendo Switch, 3DS and Wii U eShops have just been updated with all manner of new goodies. And this week's haul is a diverse one, too - we've got your usual Neo Geo offerings from HAMSTER, a revamped throwback from Natsume, some indie darlings and plenty of new and exciting titles that may have previously flown under your radar. As always, be sure to drop a vote in the below below and leave a comment with your potential digital picks. Enjoy!
South Park: The Fractured But Whole – Standard Edition (Ubisoft) – Players will once again assume the role of the New Kid. As the newest member of Coon and Friends, you must create your own superhero, build up your notoriety and use your superpowers to save South Park. Only then will Coon and Friends take their rightful place as the greatest team of superheroes ever assembled – and get the movie deal they so richly deserve. The game launches on 24th April.
Death Road to Canada (Ukiyo Publishing, $11.99) – Death Road is built for replay value. Everything is randomized: locations, events, survivor appearances and personalities. There's a different story every time you play, set in a world that doesn't take itself too seriously. Available April 25.
Football Manager Touch 2018 (SEGA, $39.99) - FOOTBALL MANAGER TOUCH 2018 on Nintendo Switch is the most immersive football simulation ever created for Nintendo players. Feature packed with a huge choice of clubs, TOUCH gets you through the seasons quickly without compromising on detail or control.
Firefighters – The Simulation (United Independent Entertainment, $39.99) – Buildings ablaze, people screaming and flames shooting several feet high! Welcome to the professional fire brigade. You and your team will experience the exciting work of the professional fire brigade, surviving realistic missions where you extinguish house fires, salvage and neutralize extremely toxic and hazardous substances, and accomplish many other fascinating tasks. Available April 24.
Firefighters: Airport Fire Department (United Independent Entertainment, $39.99) – Fire can be a friend, but also a merciless foe. Nowhere else is the danger greater than at a modern airport with thousands of travellers and highly flammable kerosene. Available April 24.
Manticore: Galaxy on Fire (Deep Silver Fishlabs, $19.99) - Write your legacy in gunfire and smoke as you take down the galaxy’s most wanted criminals in action-packed dogfights! Rise to become the hero of the Neox Sector – a deadly fringe world terrorized by ruthless crime lords and their no-good underlings!
Ninja Striker! (Flyhigh Works) - Ninja Striker takes visuals and music inspired by the 8-bit era and fires them up with modern touches. Heavily stylised around Japanese themes, your goal is to advance forward with as much speed, flair and combo power as possible.
The Way Remastered (SONKA. $11.99) – The Way Remastered tells a story about a member of space explorers team who lost his beloved and cannot accept her death. During one of his expeditions he discovers ancient writings that testify the existence of a method for obtaining eternal life. Hoping to get his beloved back, he decides to return to the alien planet. However, the planet hides many secrets and dangers that he must face. Available April 20. Read our review.
Where Are My Friends? (Sometimes You, $5.39) – Eye on the ball named Wheye had come to the planet where his friends studied local species. His friends went missing, the planet is about to blow and only Wheye can save everyone. He will have to face different trials on his own. Available April 25.
ACA NEO GEO REAL BOUT FATAL FURY SPECIAL (HAMSTER, $7.99) - "REAL BOUT FATAL FURY SPECIAL" is a fighting game released by SNK in 1997. Introducing a brand-new 2-line battle system, a refinement of the Power Gauge system, and the abolishment of the ring-out system, the battle tactics of this system have been further improved. Along with Wolfgang Krauser, a total of 19 combatants appear.
BAFL - Brakes Are For Losers (Plug In Digital, $4.99) - Challenge your friends, pick a funky car and outrun them with your driving skills and dirty tricks. Ram them out of your way or pick up bonuses to wreck them.
Neo ATLAS 1469 (Studio Artdink, $49.99) - Searching for what lies at the ends of the Earth, collecting information about the world, creating their very own world map – but only the finest Admirals may take off on these adventures. You are a trader who charters a boat to take on the massive venture of creating a world map. Are you ready to reveal the true shape of the world?
Skee-Ball (Ocean Media, $19.99) - Skee-Ball is officially licensed Skee-Ball arcade game. Skee-Ball is fun and action packed alley bowling game which you can now take with you wherever you go. The game captures all the fun of the original arcade game, features a host of new game variants.
Party Trivia (Sabec, $9.99) - With Party Trivia play head-to-head, outwitting each other, testing each others speed at being the fastest to answer the questions to win points and the game.
It's Spring Again (Sometimes You, $1.99) - This game intended to develop associational and logical thinking. By following the hints, children help the seasons change. They learn the order of the seasons and create a melody for each of them with a little help from their parents and the narrator.
Wild Guns Reloaded (Natsume, $29.99) - Wild Guns is a fast-paced arcade-style shooter, mixing the Wild West with steampunk. Play as Clint, Annie, Doris, or Bullet the dog with his sentry drone. Grab some friends and play together for some four player action! Each character can jump, dive, and roll to get out of the way of the barrage of bullets enemies let fly – or shoot them down with their own gun!
Stikbold! A Dodgeball Adventure Deluxe – Demo Version (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)
Super Chariot– Demo Version (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)
Super One More Jump – Demo Version (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)
Cycle of Eternity: Space Anomaly (RandomSpin, $4.99) - The story is twisted around three graduates of the space fleet, who fell into a time trap. Trying to get home they get into an even bigger mess. Fight with enemies, improve your ships, go through the story and try to free your heroes from the space trap!
Aqua Moto Racing Utopia (Zordix, $19.99) - Experience high speed and nerve-wrecking tension in a world of pure fun racing with powerful watercraft on waves so state-of-the-art you need to feel them to believe them. Explore and discover secret passages in dreamlike exotic locations like the Amazon, Tropics, Greece, and the Mangrove swamplands. Landing that perfect stunt in a narrow canal will surely put a smile on your face!
Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Update – New features and animals have arrived! The Fortune Cookie Shop is now open in Market Place. When you eat one of the cookies available there, you will get a random item based on the type of cookie. You can obtain fortune cookies with Bells and Leaf Tickets—some of which can be traded with Bells but some may be acquired trading in Leaf Tickets. Everyone’s favorite frequently lost seagull, Gulliver, has arrived on Sunburst Island to help you get rid of your extra furniture or clothing. Gulliver will load your extra items onto his cargo ship and when he returns you can get snacks, which you can give to your animal buddies to become better friends with them. There’s always something fun and exciting going on at the campsite. Be sure to check in frequently! Available on App Store and Google Play, the Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp game is free to start and offers some optional in-app purchases.
What are you downloading this week? (323 votes)
- ACA NEO GEO REAL BOUT FATAL FURY SPECIAL3%
- BAFL - Brakes Are For Losers2%
- Neo ATLAS 14691%
- Party Trivia 0%
- It's Spring Again1%
- Wild Guns Reloaded9%
- Cycle of Eternity: Space Anomaly1%
- Aqua Moto Racing Utopia3%
- South Park: The Fractured But Whole21%
- Death Road to Canada9%
- Football Manager Touch 20182%
- Firefighters – The Simulation 0%
- Firefighters: Airport Fire Department 0%
- Gal*Gun 26%
- Manticore: Galaxy on Fire11%
- Shelter Generations 0%
- The Way Remastered2%
- Where Are My Friends?1%
- Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp2%
- Nothing for me!25%
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