The latest Nintendo Download goes live today on the various eShops, adding in an impressive new wave of titles to Switch, 3DS and Wii U - so be sure to log in and see what takes your fancy. As always, be sure to leave a vote in the weekly poll, and drop a comment or two below with your hot picks on the platform of choice. Enjoy!
Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection – Celebrate Street Fighter’s historic legacy with the Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection, a massive collection of 12 Street Fighter games that encompass the Street Fighter I, Street Fighter II, Street Fighter III and Street Fighter Alpha series. The Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection will be available May 29.
Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon (INTI CREATES, $9.99) - Play as Zangetsu, a demon slayer bearing a deep grudge, who must travel through perilous lands to defeat a powerful demon lurking in a dark castle. Zangetsu will meet fellow travelers along the way, who can join your journey as playable characters.
Ikaruga – A rebel pilot named Shinra must battle an enemy nation using a specially designed fighter called the Ikaruga, which can alternate between two energy polarities (black or white) at the touch of a button. Bullets that are the same color as Shinra’s ship can be absorbed, while the opposite color will do damage. Ikaruga will be available on May 29.
Mega Man Legacy Collection (Capcom, $14.99) - Mega Man Legacy Collection is a celebration of the 8-bit history of Capcom's iconic Blue Bomber. Featuring faithful reproductions of the series' origins with the original six Mega Man games, the Legacy Collection will remind long-time fans and introduce newcomers to what made Mega Man such a popular and iconic character. Read our review.
Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 (Capcom, $19.99) - The Blue Bomber is back in this second collection of classic Capcom titles! Featuring faithful reproductions of Mega Man 7, 8, 9, & 10, this collection spans the iconic series' evolution and retro revolution. Take on the nefarious Dr. Wily and his diverse Robot Masters in these timeless 8-bit, 16-bit, and 32-bit adventures! Read our review.
Runner3 (Choice Provisions, $29.99) - The rhythm-music gameplay of BIT.TRIP RUNNER and Runner2 is back and better than ever! The Timbletot is determined to rid the multiverse of all its love and happiness. CommanderVideo, a lover if ever there were one, refuses to let this happen. He's ready to jump, double-jump, wall-jump, slide-jump, slide, kick, float, drive, fly, and dance his way to victory, all across a medley of thrilling, challenging, and joyous levels! Read our review.
Punch Club (tinyBuild Games, $14.99) - Punch Club is a boxing tycoon management game with multiple branching story lines. Your goal is clear, but how you get there depends on whether you want to legitimately climb the rankings, or take the more ridiculous, shady route.
Zen Bound 2 (Secret Exit, $14.99) - Wrap your way to bliss in Zen Bound 2, the unique down-tempo indie game! This is an opportunity to slow down, zone out, and focus on a task that's challenging but not stressful: a set of gentle spatial puzzles.
Disco Dodgeball - REMIX (Zen Studios, $11.99) - Disco Dodgeball – REMIX is a ridiculous physics-based futuresport combining robots, one-hit-kill projectile combat and crazy dodgeball action. Dodge, deflect and catch enemy fire as you perform ridiculous aerial stunt shots with your mustachio'd unicycle robot and enjoy the voice of a booming monster truck driver announcer when you score! Play a wide variety of classic and expert game modes in singleplayer, local multiplayer, or online multilpayer matches. Read our review.
Discovery (noowanda, $7.99) - Explore a giant world made of blocks and modify it with your own creations. Construct houses, build entire villages, cities, monumental constructions or dig deep underground. Place torches or design complex electric circuits to light up your creations in the dark and enjoy beautiful day and night cycles. Build alone or together with friends in splitscreen multiplayer mode for up to 4 players.
Escape Game: Aloha (SilverStar, $5.99) - Can You Escape This Place? You are in a beautiful villa overlooking the sea in Hawaii. Find and combine items, solve puzzles, then escape! After the ending, play hide-and-seek with animals!? Can you find them all?
Baobabs Mausoleum Ep.1: Ovnifagos Don't Eat Flamingos (Zerouno Games, $5.99) - The town of Flamingo's Creek is a place that appears every 25 years in Albatross Road, a neighborhood that only appears in nightmares.
Dead Fun Pack: Penguins and Aliens Strike Again (EnjoyUp Games, $6.99) - Dead Fun Pack: Penguins and Aliens Strike Again is a collection for those who love challenges, including Run Run and Die and Mutant Alien Moles of the Dead.
6180 the moon (Turtle Cream, $3.99) - 6180 the moon is a platformer game with a unique mechanic. It offers a fresh, unseen game play style by connecting the top and bottom of the screen. This allows in a mechanic with delightfully long jumps and no fear of "slipping" to death.
ACA NEOGEO TOP PLAYER'S GOLF (HAMSTER, $7.99) - "TOP PLAYER'S GOLF" is a sports game released in 1990 by SNK. Three modes, STROKE PLAY, MATCH PLAY, and NASSAU GAME, are available along with two types of courses. You'll find yourself fully absorbed in this game's immersive graphics and strategic skill planning.
Arcade Archives Ikki (HAMSTER, $7.99) - 'Ikki' is an action game that was released from SUNSOFT in 1985. Players control 'Gombe' of farmers, to go to raid evil magistrate, will defeat confronting enemies. In this work, players can enjoy 'two coop play'. Player 2 will operate 'Tago'.
ATOMINE (MixedBag Srl, $8.99) – Atomine is a twin stick procedural rogue-lite shooter set in a virtual world with minimalist design, where the player recounts on the screen the real events of STUXNET, the first weapon ever created in the form of computer virus. Available May 25.
Die for Valhalla! (Monster Couch, $9.99) – Die for Valhalla! is an action RPG where you hack, slash and crush your enemies! Possess and take full control of heroes, monsters and other things to help Vikings save their realm! Available May 29.
Dungeon Rushers (Plug In Digital, $14.99) – Dungeon Rushers is a 2D tactical RPG combining dungeon crawler's gameplay and turn based fights. Manage your team, loot dusty dungeons, crush armies of monsters and craft mighty equipment. Be part of an epic adventure with a colorful cast of characters in an off-beat universe. Available May 25.
Fallen Legion: Rise to Glory (NIS America, $39.99) – Return to the battlefield of Fenumia, where a besieged nation stands on the brink of war. Available May 29.
Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition (Natsume, $39.99) – Looking for a fresh start and some new surroundings, you set off on a voyage to begin your new life! Unfortunately, the weather has different plans, as your ship is hit by a storm, and goes down! You drift into a small harbor town, now in shambles from the storm, where a young doctor named Jeanne saves your life. The town has been deserted, but you're never one to back down from a challenge! It will be up to you to help rebuild the town and save the lighthouse...but it won't be easy! Available May 29.
Jumping Joe & Friends (QubicGames, $4.99) – The creators of Robonauts and Astro Bears Party proudly present a new title perfect for intense playtimes with your friends and family. Available May 25.
Jurassic Pinball (EnjoyUp Games, $1.99) – Enjoy Jurassic Pinball, a perfect reproduction of a real pinball machine, with all the graphic details and sounds. Available May 25.
Knights of Pen and Paper +1 Deluxier Edition (Plug In Digital, $14.99) – Set out on a grand adventure in this turn-based, retro style, pixel-art RPG, inspired by the great titles of the 90's. Take on the roles of in-game players taking on the roles of their characters in a traditional pen and paper RPG session in the ultimate meta roleplaying experience. Available May 29.
Legend of Kay Anniversary (Nordic Games, $29.99) – 10 years after its initial release, Legend of Kay - Anniversary is a thoroughly remastered version of the original game: high-resolution textures; new, more detailed character models; modern rendering techniques and crystal-clear surround sound give this great classic a new shine. Available May 29.
Mecha Storm (ENP Games, $19.99) – The War has begun. The two largest factions in our Galaxy have been preparing for years, building deadly Mech armies to march into battle. But now the time has come for you to decide which side you will join. Available May 25.
PixelJunk Monsters 2 – Full and Demo Versions (Spike Chunsoft, $14.99/Free) – In the acclaimed tower defense series' first ever official sequel, play as Tikiman and build towers to defend your Tiki Hut from the monster hordes. The sequel brings with it FOUR PLAYER online co-op, new and sometimes quite explosive fruit bombs and on top of that the game has been fully re-imagined in beautifully detailed 3D. Get ready to defend your Chibis again in this fun and addictive game for all the family. Available May 25.
Yoku’s Island Express (Team17 Digital, $17.99) – Meet Yoku, the pint-sized postman protagonist of Yoku's Island Express! Available May 29.
Dillon's Dead-Heat Breakers (Nintendo, $39.99) - As a team, defend a post-apocalyptic wild west from an invasion of transforming rock monsters alongside your Mii™ character, Dillon the armadillo, and his squirrel engineer, Russ. Recruit hired gunners to back you up in battle, and then roll into fights and high-speed chases and take down waves of enemies as Dillon—the "Red Flash" himself!
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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!
Sushi Striker: The Way of Sushido (Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS) – The free Nintendo Switch demo for this sushi-eating, plate-throwing puzzle-action-RPG and the option to pre-purchase is now available in Nintendo eShop. The Nintendo 3DS version is also now available for pre-purchase. Nintendo 3DS version playable in 2D only.
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 – New DLC is releasing for owners of the Xenoblade Chronicles 2 game and the Expansion Pass. Buy the Expansion Pass to gain access to titanic new content, including the pack below and a new story this fall. To learn more, visit the Xenoblade Chronicles 2 site.
- New Quests Pack 3, launching today at 10 p.m. PT.
- A Smith’s Pastime (Talk to Chulev at Garfont Village, Uraya.)
- A Hat Fit for a Lady (Talk to Beemer at Fonsa Myma Port, Uraya. Available from Chapter 5.)
- Making Love Source (Stay at the inn in Argentum. Req. Poppi QT. Available from Chapter 7.)
- A Mercenary’s Honor (Go to Royal Guard Barracks. Finish “Beneath the Aurora” quest. Available from Chapter 10.)
- Merclibay’s Mightiest (Find Caephon at Rig. Harbor, Leftheria. Req. Electra & Zenobia & Herald. Available from Ch. 10.)
My Nintendo Dillon’s Rolling Western Wallpaper – To celebrate the Dillon’s Dead-Heat Breakers game launch, My Nintendo is offering two wallpapers featuring the armadillo hero, Dillon, redeemable with My Nintendo Points. For more info, please visit https://my.nintendo.com/ and check out the Smart device/PC rewards section.
Nintendo Labo Contest Winner – Three winning creations for the Best Decorated Toy-Con category will be announced on May 25. Visit the My Nintendo - Nintendo Labo Creators Contest site now. You can still enter the contest category, “Best Original Invention Using Toy-Con Garage.” Take some inspiration from the contest submissions on the contest site. You can also filter submissions by selecting the “Invention: Original Toy-Con” menu. Don't forget to give a “like” to the ones that you liked. Void where prohibited. Open to legal residents of the U.S. and Canada, ages 13+. Nintendo Switch system and Nintendo Labo kit required. Contest begins 11AM PT on 4/20/18 and ends at 10:59AM PT on 5/11/18 for the Best Decorated Toy-Con Contest Category, 10:59AM PT on 5/25/18 for the Best Toy-Con Mod Using Toy-Con Garage Contest Category, and 10:59AM PT on 6/15/18 for the Best Original Invention Using Toy-Con Garage Contest Category. To enter, upload your photo or video of your Toy-Con creation or invention as detailed in the Official Rules. 9 winners will each receive One (1) Nintendo Labo Variety Kit (ARV: $ $69.99 USD) or Nintendo Labo Robot Kit (ARV: $79.99 USD), one (1) Nintendo Labo Creators Jacket (ARV: $ 70.00 USD), and one (1) award certificate (ARV: $ 70.00 USD). ARV of each prize package: $209.99-$219.99 USD. Total ARV of all prizes: $1,889.91-$1,979.91 USD. Chances of winning a prize depend on eligibility and quality of entries received, and how well each meets the judging criteria. Details and restrictions apply. For Official Rules, visit https://labo.nintendo.com/share/#!/contest-rules Sponsor: Nintendo of America Inc.
What are you downloading this week? (456 votes)
- Mega Man Legacy Collection11%
- Mega Man Legacy Collection 210%
- Punch Club1%
- Zen Bound 2 0%
- Disco Dodgeball - REMIX 0%
- Discovery 0%
- Escape Game: Aloha 0%
- Baobabs Mausoleum Ep.1: Ovnifagos Don't Eat Flamingos1%
- Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon21%
- Dead Fun Pack: Penguins and Aliens Strike Again 0%
- 6180 the moon 0%
- ACA NEOGEO TOP PLAYER'S GOLF 0%
- Arcade Archives Ikki 0%
- Dillon's Dead-Heat Breakers2%
- Cycle of Eternity: Space Anomaly 0%
- Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection12%
- ATOMINE 0%
- Die for Valhalla!1%
- Dungeon Rushers1%
- Fallen Legion: Rise to Glory1%
- Jumping Joe & Friends 0%
- Jurassic Pinball1%
- Knights of Pen and Paper +1 Deluxier Edition 0%
- Legend of Kay Anniversary1%
- Mecha Storm1%
- PixelJunk Monsters 23%
- Yoku’s Island Express3%
- Nothing for me!7%
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