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 a comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy!
Switch eShop - New Releases
Prison Architect: Nintendo Switch Edition (Double Eleven, €29.99 / £24.99) - In Prison Architect you will see the impact of your grand design on the lives of your inmates be it a utopic centre for rehabilitation, a brutal Super Max Prison or anything in between.
Morphies Law (Cosmoscope, €19.99 / £15.99) - Morphies Law is a third-person 3D shooter where you can steal mass from other players making them shrink while you grow, which balances the game. Size affects everything! what you can do, how you can navigate the different maps, how to play each game mode and more. - Read our Morphies Law review
Bad North (Raw Fury, €14.99 / £13.49) - Bad North is a charming but brutal real-time tactics roguelite. Defend your idyllic island kingdom against a horde of Viking invaders, as you lead the desperate exodus of your people. Command your loyal subjects to take full tactical advantage of the unique shape of each island. - Read our Bad North review
Spectrum (Digerati Distribution, €9.59 / £8.63) - Spectrum is a unique platform game set in a stunning abstract world. Jump, dive and find your flow to skillfully navigate through 80 ingenious levels of shifting shapes and vibrant colours. Stylish visuals combine with an atmospheric soundtrack to create an immersive experience of pure, zen-focus platforming.
Out of The Box (Raiser Games, €14.99 / £12.99) - Dive into a wild story of gangsters and criminals in Out of the Box, a captivating thriller where you decide the fate of the peculiar customers of a luxurious nightclub in a never-ending race against the clock.
ACA NEOGEO CROSSED SWORDS (HAMSTER, €6.99 / £6.29) - “CROSSED SWORDS” is an action game released by SNK in 1991. In order to defeat the demon Nausizz, use Weapon Attacks, Magic Attacks, and your Defend ability as you make your way through seven intense stages.
Behind The Screen (COSEN, €8.99 / £8.09) - “Behind The Screen” is a suspense puzzle action game, set in Taiwan of an age when the internet was still not common, tracing the life of “a certain murderer”, seeking the truth which has been bent and can no longer be distinguished.
Fernz Gate (KEMCO, €12.99 / £11.69) - Join forces with buddies and fight! Take advantage of the Secret House and dispatch buddies to collect items or place them on stands to gain special effects. Grow parameter-increasing fruit, upgrade and customize weapons, take on a variety of sub-quests and enjoy plenty of content!
Flood of Light (indienova, €4.99 / £4.49) - You control a mysterious girl who arrives at a city that is completely flooded with water. Only she possesses the ability to control light. By using the girl's supernatural power, you can solve various puzzles to gradually make the water recede and ultimately save the city. - Read our Flood of Light review
Hacky Zack (Digerati, €8.99 / £8.09) - You are Zack. Juggle balls, bounce off walls and avoid fatal falls as you try to make it through more than 100 levels of precision puzzle-platforming. Collect stickers along the way to unlock optional time-trial challenge levels as well as extra playable characters (who are also extra cute!).
Kero Blaster (ACTIVE GAMING MEDIA, €9.99 / £8.99) - You play a bipedal frog employed by the mysterious start-up company 'Cat & Frog Inc.'. Fend off enemies seeking to stop you and overcome the challenging landscape as you head towards your destination. - Read our Kero Blaster review
My Farm (Plug In Digital, €9.99 / £8.99) - You start with just a hen, an empty field and a few pennies. You have to feed your hen, take care of it and improve its living conditions! The aim of the game is to earn money by selling eggs and other farm produce, in order to buy more animals at the Farmers' Fair, and items that improve your farm from the Shopkeeper.
NEKOPARA Vol.1 (CFK, €10.99 / £9.89) - "NEKOPARA", a famous PC adventure game, is out for Nintendo Switch! Minaduki Kashou leaves a family-run traditional Japanese sweets shop to open his own cake shop, "Le Soleil". with human look-alike Nekos, Chocola and Vanilla.
Shio (Coconut Island Games, €10.49 / £9.49) - “Shio” is a challenging platformer game in which you jump from lantern to lantern. If you like to challenge yourself, you will like Shio as well! - Read our Shio review
Sky Gamblers: Storm Raiders (Atypical Games, €9.99 / £8.99) - You’ll participate in visceral dogfights, protect cities and fleets, bomb enemy structures and even fly through tunnels. Everything is set up in accurately recreated real life locations like Pearl Harbor, Coast of Dover, Midway, Germany and France.
The Low Road (XGen Studios, €14.99 / £13.49) - The Low Road is a point-and-click graphic adventure game in which rookie agent Noomi Kovacs must navigate her way through the world of corporate espionage in this dark spy comedy set in the 1970s. Sporting a unique visual style inspired by gouache paintings and a pulsating rock and roll score, "The Low Road" will captivate players through intricate puzzles, branching moral dilemmas, and a quirky cast of memorable characters.
Toy Stunt Bike: Tiptop's Trials (Wobbly Tooth, €3.99 / £3.99) - Toy Stunt Bike is a 3D, action-packed, micro-sized motorbike trials game. Guide Tiptop the chimpanzee across thirty-six tracks set in a variety of household locations. Leap over toasters, make massive jumps onto garden chairs, use laptops as ramps and perform crazy stunts.
Earthworms (SONKA, €7.99 / £7.19) - Feel the thrill of horror mixed with a dose of humour, beauty, ugliness, and weirdness in the surreal world of Earthworms - brought to Nintendo Switch especially for you to delve into! Play as Daniel White, a private detective endowed with parapsychic abilities, and solve investigations with the help of his visions.
Night Trap - 25th Anniversary Edition (Limited Run Games, €11.99 / £10.99) - Night Trap tells the story of five teenage girls spending the weekend at the Martin home. As a member of the Special Control Attack Team, your job is to monitor the home and protect the girls using an intricate system of cameras and traps as it is being invaded by vampires.
Space Ribbon (Onteca, €9.99 / £8.70) - The aim of the game is to chase down a giant space beast and race to enter the creature’s mouth as it spews out a series of different psychedelic racetracks. Modify your junked up classic car and compete to become the intergalactic winner.
Switch eShop - Demos
Toki Tori 2+ Demo (Two Tribes, Free) - Explore an enthralling forest island, learn magical songs and interact with the local wildlife to solve environmental puzzles. Toki Tori 2+’s ingenious game design requires just two moves: whistle and stomp. It's super accessible, yet it builds up to incredible complexity later on. - Read our Toki Tori 2+ review
Animated Jigsaws: Beautiful Japanese Scenery Demo (RAINYFROG, Free) - Complete animated jigsaw puzzles alone or team up with friends to finish them together! “Animated Jigsaws - Beautiful Japanese Scenery” contains moving images capturing the natural beauty of Japan from all four seasons. Piece together scenes from some of Japan’s most famous places!
Toy Stunt Bike: Tiptop's Trials Demo (Wobbly Tooth, Free) - Toy Stunt Bike is a 3D, action-packed, micro-sized motorbike trials game. Guide Tiptop the chimpanzee across thirty-six tracks set in a variety of household locations. Leap over toasters, make massive jumps onto garden chairs, use laptops as ramps and perform crazy stunts.
Earthworms Demo (SONKA, Free) - Feel the thrill of horror mixed with a dose of humour, beauty, ugliness, and weirdness in the surreal world of Earthworms - brought to Nintendo Switch especially for you to delve into! Play as Daniel White, a private detective endowed with parapsychic abilities, and solve investigations with the help of his visions.
3DS eShop - New Releases
MONSTER HUNTER GENERATIONS ULTIMATE Save Data Transfer App (CAPCOM, Free) - This application allows you to transfer your save data from the Nintendo 3DS title Monster Hunter Generations to the Nintendo Switch title Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate. Note: a copy of each of the aforementioned titles is required to perform save data transfer. For details on what data is transferred, please visit the official website.
Switch eShop - Pre-Orders
The Gardens Between (The Voxel Agents, €19.99 / £17.99, pre-order from 20/08/2018) - Best friends Arina and Frendt fall into a series of vibrant, dreamlike island gardens peppered with everyday objects from their childhood. Manipulate time to solve puzzles and reach the apex of each isle. Follow the duo as they unpack and explore their significant moments spent together, lighting up constellations and illuminating threads of a bittersweet narrative.
Victor Vran Overkill Edition (HaemimontGames, €39.99 / £35.99, pre-order from 20/08/2018) - Become Victor, hunter of demons. Forge your own hero on a quest to liberate the cursed city of Zagoravia. Explore ‘Motörhead: Through the Ages’ - a wild tour through the mythos of the loudest band in the world, and enter the Fractured Worlds, a dimension formed from the fragments of broken realms.
Super Mario Party (Nintendo, €59.99 / £49.99, pre-order from 21/08/2018) - The original board game style has been kicked up a notch with deeper strategic elements, like specific Dice Blocks for each character. The game also introduces all-new ways to play, including Joy-Con controller enabled minigames, and new modes to enjoy with family and friends.
Goosebumps The Game (MADCOW, €34.99 / £29.99, pre-order from 23/08/2018) - The walk home from school today is going to be a lot spookier than usual... Your sleepy neighbourhood’s been overrun by monsters! You’ll need to use your wits to investigate the surroundings, puzzle out clues, and outsmart the monsters before it’s too late!
The Messenger (Devolver Digital, €19.99 / £17.99, pre-order from 23/08/2018) - As a demon army besieges his village, a young ninja ventures through a cursed world, to deliver a scroll paramount to his clan’s survival. What begins as a classic action platformer soon unravels into an expansive time-traveling adventure full of thrills, surprises, and humour.
Switch eShop - Special Offers
|Game Title||Price||Saving||Until||Original Price|
|Kentucky Robo Chicken (Solid9)||€2.24 / £2.06||-10%||Thu 20th Sep||€2.49 / £2.29|
|Western 1849 Reloaded (NAWIA GAMES)||€5.59 / £5.03||-20%||Tue 28th Aug||€6.99 / £6.29|
|Mini Metro (Radial Games)||€7.64 / £6.74||-10%||Thu 6th Sep||€8.49 / £7.49|
|Realpolitiks (Forever Entertainment)||€22.40 / £20.24||-10%||Thu 13th Sep||€24.99 / £22.49|
|36 Fragments of Midnight (Ratalika Games)||€2.09 / £2.09||-30%||Sun 2nd Sep||€2.99 / £2.99|
|League of Evil (Ratalaika Games)||€5.35 / £4.81||-33%||Sun 2nd Sep||€7.99 / £7.19|
|Pato Box (Bromio)||€13.49 / £12.14||-10%||Mon 27th Aug||€14.99 / £13.49|
|Voxel Shot for Nintendo Switch (SAT-BOX)||€6.29 / £5.66||-10%||Sun 30th Sep||€6.99 / £6.29|
|Paladins - 400 Paladins Crystals (Hi-Rez Studios)||€6.79 / £6.11||-15%||Fri 31st Aug||€7.99 / £7.19|
|Paladins - 800 Paladins Crystals (Hi-Rez Studios)||€11.99 / £10.79||-20%||Fri 31st Aug||€14.99 / £11.99|
|Paladins - 1500 Paladins Crystals (Hi-Rez Studios)||€19.99 / £17.99||-20%||Fri 31st Aug||€24.99 / £19.99|
|Paladins - 2500 Paladins Crystals (Hi-Rez Studios)||€26.24 / £23.59||-25%||Fri 31st Aug||€34.99 / £27.99|
|Paladins - 3500 Paladins Crystals (Hi-Rez Studios)||€34.99 / £31.49||-30%||Fri 31st Aug||€49.99 / £39.99|
|Paladins - 8000 Paladins Crystals (Hi-Rez Studios)||€64.99 / £58.49||-35%||Fri 31st Aug||€99.99 / £79.99|
|Agatha Knife (Mango Protocol)||€8.99 / £7.19||-25%||Sun 2nd Sep||€11.99 / £9.59|
|The Sexy Brutale (TEQUILAWORKS)||€9.99 / £8.99||-50%||Wed 29th Aug||€19.99 / £17.99|
|3D MiniGolf (Joindots )||€17.99 / £16.19||-10%||Thu 6th Sep||€19.99 / £17.99|
|Island Flight Simulator (Joindots )||€17.99 / £16.19||-10%||Thu 6th Sep||€19.99 / £17.99|
|Super Chariot (Microids)||€17.99 / £16.19||-10%||Thu 6th Sep||€19.99 / £17.99|
|Syberia (Microids)||€19.99 / £17.99||-33%||Thu 6th Sep||€29.99 / £26.99|
|Syberia 2 (Microids)||€19.99 / £17.99||-33%||Thu 6th Sep||€29.99 / £26.99|
|Yesterday Origins (Microids)||€24.99 / £22.49||-17%||Thu 6th Sep||€29.99 / £26.99|
|Coffin Dodgers (Wales Interactive)||€7.79 / £5.99||-40%||Thu 20th Sep||€12.99 / £9.99|
|Fill-a-Pix: Phil's Epic Adventure (Lightwood Games)||€6.39 / £5.59||-20%||Thu 30th Aug||€7.99 / £6.99|
|Hollow Knight (Team Cherry)||€9.89 / £7.25||-34%||Mon 27th Aug||€14.99 / £10.99|
|Max: The Curse of Brotherhood (StageClearStudios)||€13.49 / £13.49||-10%||Sun 26th Aug||€14.99 / £14.99|
|Moon Hunters (Kitfox Games)||€8.99 / £5.99||-40%||Thu 6th Sep||€14.99 / £9.99|
|Piczle Lines DX (RAINYFROG)||€10.49 / £9.79||-30%||Thu 6th Sep||€14.99 / £13.99|
|Star Story: The Horizon Escape (Forever Entertainment)||€6.69 / £6.02||-33%||Thu 6th Sep||€9.99 / £8.99|
|World Conqueror X (CIRCLE Ent.)||€6.99 / £6.29||-30%||Thu 6th Sep||€9.99 / £8.99|
|Astro Bears Party (QubicGames)||€0.99 / £0.89||-80%||Sun 23rd Sep||€4.99 / £4.49|
|Black the Fall (SandSailorStudio)||€8.99 / £7.19||-40%||Wed 12th Sep||€14.9 / £11.99|
|BRAWL (QubicGames)||€0.99 / £0.89||-90%||Sun 23rd Sep||€9.99 / £8.99|
|Grid Mania (QubicGames)||€0.99 / £0.89||-75%||Sun 23rd Sep||€3.99 / £3.59|
|Jumping Joe & Friends (QubicGames)||€0.99 / £0.89||-80%||Sun 23rd Sep||€4.99 / £4.49|
|Jurassic Pinball (EnjoyUp Games)||€1.79 / £1.61||-10%||Thu 6th Sep||€1.99 / £1.79|
|One Strike (QubicGames)||€0.99 / £0.89||-80%||Sun 23rd Sep||€4.99 / £4.49|
|Perfect Angle (Ivanovich Games)||€4.99 / £4.49||-50%||Sun 9th Sep||€9.99 / £8.99|
|Pirates: All Aboard! (QubicGames)||€0.99 / £0.89||-83%||Sun 23rd Sep||€5.99 / £5.39|
|Robonauts (QubicGames)||€0.99 / £0.89||-89%||Sun 23rd Sep||€8.69 / £7.79|
|World Soccer Pinball (EnjoyUp Games)||€1.79 / £1.61||-10%||Thu 6th Sep||€1.99 / £1.79|
|D/Generation : The Original (West Coast)||€8.49 / £7.49*||-50%||Fri 31st Aug||€16.99 / £14.99|
|Splat the Fruit (West Coast)||€8.49 / £7.49||-50%||Fri 31st Aug||€16.99 / £14.99|
|Crossing Souls (Devolver Digital)||€12.74 / £11.46||-15%||€14.99 / £13.49|
|Enter the Gungeon (Devolver Digital)||€12.74 / £9.34||-15%||€14.99 / £10.99|
|Minit (Devolver Digital)||€8.49 / £7.64||-15%||€9.99 / £8.99|
|NOT A HERO: SUPER SNAZZY EDITION (Devolver Digital)||€11.04 / £9.93||-15%||€12.99 / £11.69|
|Realpolitiks (Forever Entertainment)||€12.49 / £11.24||-50%||€24.99 / £22.49|
|The Messenger (Devolver Digital)||€16.99 / £15.29||-15%||€19.99 / £17.99|
Note: * for owners of D/Generation
3DS eShop - Special Offers
|Game Title||Price||Saving||Until||Original Price|
|Luv Me Buddies Wonderland (O2 GAMES)||€4.47 / £3.72||-70%||Wed 5th Sep||€14.9 / £12.4|
|Resident Evil Revelations (CAPCOM Europe)||€5.99 / £4.99||-80%||Thu 13th Sep||€29.99 / £24.99|
|Resident Evil The Mercenaries 3D (CAPCOM Europe)||€4.99 / £4.49||-50%||Thu 13th Sep||€9.99 / £8.99|
|80'S OVERDRIVE (Insane Code)||€4.99 / £4.49||-50%||Thu 6th Sep||€9.99 / £8.99|
|Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney (CAPCOM Europe)||€9.99 / £7.99||-60%||Thu 13th Sep||€24.99 / £19.99|
|Art of Balance TOUCH! (Shin'en Multimedia)||€5.24 / £4.71||-25%||Thu 13th Sep||€6.99 / £6.29|
|Music on: Electric Guitar (Abylight)||€0.99 / £0.94||-50%||Thu 6th Sep||€1.99 / £1.89|
|Kutar Concert Staff (CIRCLE Ent.)||€0.69 / £0.69||-30%||Thu 6th Sep||€0.99 / £0.99|
|Kutar Jump Rope (CIRCLE Ent.)||€0.69 / £0.69||-30%||Thu 6th Sep||€0.99 / £0.99|
|Kutar Magic Ball (CIRCLE Ent.)||€0.69 / £0.69||-30%||Thu 6th Sep||€0.99 / £0.99|
|Kutar Quiz (CIRCLE Ent.)||€0.69 / £0.69||-30%||Thu 6th Sep||€0.99 / £0.99|
|Kutar Tube Rider (CIRCLE Ent.)||€0.69 / £0.69||-30%||Thu 6th Sep||€0.99 / £0.99|
|Mega Man Legacy Collection (CAPCOM Europe)||€6.89 / £5.51||-54%||Thu 13th Sep||€14.99 / £11.99|
|Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies (CAPCOM Europe)||€6.99 / £5.59||-72%||Thu 13th Sep||€24.99 / £19.99|
|Rainbow Snake (RandomSpin)||€0.69 / £0.62||-30%||Thu 6th Sep||€0.99 / £0.89|
Wii U eShop - Special Offers
|Game Title||Price||Saving||Until||Original Price|
|EDGE (Two Tribes Publishing)||€0.49 / £0.44||-75%||Mon 3rd Sep||€1.99 / £1.79|
|RUSH (Two Tribes Publishing)||€0.49 / £0.44||-75%||Mon 3rd Sep||€1.99 / £1.79|
|Swords & Soldiers (Two Tribes Publishing)||€0.74 / £0.67||-75%||Mon 3rd Sep||€2.99 / £2.69|
|Toki Tori (Two Tribes Publishing)||€0.49 / £0.44||-75%||Mon 3rd Sep||€1.99 / £1.79|
|Toki Tori 2 + (Two Tribes Publishing)||€3.74 / £3.24||-75%||Mon 17th Sep||€14.99 / £12.99|
|Baila Latino (O2 GAMES)||€5.97 / £4.77||-70%||Wed 5th Sep||€19.9 / £15.9|
|Fit Music for Wii U (O2 GAMES)||€5.97 / £4.77||-70%||Wed 5th Sep||€19.9 / £15.9|
|Luv Me Buddies Wonderland (O2 GAMES)||€5.97 / £4.77||-70%||Wed 5th Sep||€19.9 / £15.9|
|Resident Evil Revelations (CAPCOM)||€5.99 / £4.79||-88%||Thu 13th Sep||€49.99 / £39.99|
|Cycle of Eternity: Space Anomaly (RandomSpin)||€0.33 / £0.29||-80%||Thu 13th Sep||€1.69 / £1.49|
|DuckTales: Remastered (CAPCOM Europe)||€4.94 / £3.95||-67%||Thu 13th Sep||€14.99 / £11.99|
|Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara (CAPCOM Europe)||€4.04 / £3.23||-73%||Thu 13th Sep||€14.99 / £11.99|
|Rainbow Snake (RandomSpin)||€0.55 / £0.49||-50%||Thu 13th Sep||€1.1 / £0.99|
|Unalive (RandomSpin)||€0.43 / £0.39||-61%||Thu 13th Sep||€1.09 / £0.99|
DLC / Add-On Content
- Fernz Gate - Boost Orb Set (KEMCO) - €4.99 / £4.49
- Fernz Gate - Damage Orb (KEMCO) - €4.99 / £4.49
- Fernz Gate - Experience High-Orb (KEMCO) - €4.99 / £4.49
- Fernz Gate - Skill Level High-Orb (KEMCO) - €2.99 / £2.69
- Fernz Gate - Skill Point High-Orb (KEMCO) - €2.99 / £2.69
- WorldNeverland - Elnea Kingdom:Glasses Set B (althi) - €2.99 / £2.69
- SmileyWorldPool Party 01 (SmileyWorld, Theme) - €1.49 / £1.39
- SmileyWorldPool Party 02 (SmileyWorld, Theme) - €1.49 / £1.39
- SmileyWorldSurf 01 (SmileyWorld, Theme) - €1.49 / £1.39
- SmileyWorldSurf 02 (SmileyWorld, Theme) - €1.49 / £1.39
- Ranu and Stegoon vacation (Animundi, Theme) - €0.99 / £0.89
- Nunzy and Brontoastronauts (Animundi, Theme) - €0.99 / £0.89
- Jurassic Cubsat the seaside (Animundi, Theme) - €1.49 / £1.39
- Jurassic Cubs 3packNumber 15 (Animundi, Theme) - €2.49 / £2.29
- BABIES&MUSIC (Umusic online France, Theme) - €1.99 / £1.79
- BE POP (Umusic online France, Theme) - €1.99 / £1.79
- MUSIC COLORS (Umusic online France, Theme) - €1.99 / £1.79
- SPACE MUSIC (Umusic online France, Theme) - €1.99 / £1.79
- MUSIC PACK #10 (Umusic online France, Theme) - €3.99 / £3.59
- Hello Kitty is an artist (Sanrio, Theme) - €0.99 / £0.89
- Hello Kitty is aballerina (Sanrio, Theme) - €0.99 / £0.89
- Hello Kitty is a prettycheerleader (Sanrio, Theme) - €0.99 / £0.89
- Hello Kitty loves summer (Sanrio, Theme) - €0.99 / £0.89
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 a comment below with your hot picks!