The latest Nintendo Download update for North America 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!
Nintendo Switch retail
Diablo III: Eternal Collection (Blizzard Entertainment, Fri 2nd November, $59.99) Ages ago, angels and demons birthed your world in a forbidden union. Now they’ve come to claim it. When the High Heavens and the Burning Hells war, humanity must be its own salvation. The Diablo III: Eternal Collection game on the Nintendo Switch console includes the Cucco companion pet, a Triforce portrait frame and an exclusive transmogrification set that will let your heroes sport Ganondorf’s iconic armor. You’ll also receive unique cosmetic wings. Read our Diablo III: Eternal Collection review.
Moonlighter (11 Bit Studios, Mon 5th November, $24.99) During a long-passed archaeological excavation, a set of Gates were discovered. People quickly realized that these ancient passages lead to different realms and dimensions – providing brave and reckless adventurers with treasures beyond measure. Rynoka, a small commercial village, was founded near the excavation site providing refuge and a place for adventurers to sell their hard-earned riches. Read our Moonlighter review.
Carnival Games (2K Games, Tue 6th November, $39.99) Carnival Games brings the party back for the entire family – now for the first time on Nintendo Switch! With both fan-favorite and brand-new mini-games all in one package, Carnival Games offers fun for everyone and can be played alone or with up to three others. Hit home runs, pile the highest stack of cakes, and take your horse to the finish line.
GRIP: Combat Racing (Wired Productions, Tue 6th November, $39.99) GRIP is a high octane, hardcore combat racer, packing ferocious speed and armed to the teeth with heavy weapons. Harnessing gravity defying physics alongside a bristling arsenal of outlandish weapons, GRIP delivers the fastest, most competitive racing experience ever.
Minecraft: Story Mode - Season Two (Telltale Games, Tue 6th November, $39.99) Now that Jesse and the gang have vanquished the Wither Storm, saved the world, and become totally super famous heroes, life has gotten a bit more... complicated. With more responsibilities and less time for adventure, old friendships have started to fade -- at least until Jesse's hand gets stuck in a creepy gauntlet that belongs to an ancient underwater temple. Together with old pals and new comrades alike, Jesse embarks on a brand new journey filled with tough choices, good times, and at least one temperamental llama. Includes access to all five episodes in this all-new season from the award-winning studio, Telltale Games.
Tennis World Tour (Bigben Interactive, Mon 29th October, $59.99) THE BIGGEST STARS IN TENNIS • Play as one of the 30 best tennis players in the world: Roger Federer, Angelique Kerber, Stan Wawrinka and many of the sport's legends.
World of Final Fantasy MAXIMA (Square Enix, Tue 6th November, $39.99) Originally released in October 2016, WORLD OF FINAL FANTASY is now available on Nintendo Switch as the powered-up FINAL FANTASY Maxima! Beloved characters from FF lore (Champions) and a multitude of capturable monsters (Mirages) appear in this fun and exciting adventure. This new and enhanced version of WORLD OF FINAL FANTASY also features the Avatar Change system, which allows the protagonists, Reynn and Lann, to fight as Champions. Fight your way through exhilarating battles as legendary FINAL FANTASY heroes!
ACA NEOGEO SAVAGE REIGN (Hamster, Thu 25th October, $7.99) “SAVAGE REIGN” is a fighting game released by SNK in 1995. In the first half of the 21st century, 10 great fighters have gathered to compete in King Lion's Battle of the Beast-God! Howling fists and flying weapons! A completely new style of fighting game. Utilize the innovative 2 Line System to achieve victory in this vicious fight!
Arcade Archives: Alpha Mission (HAMSTER, Thu 25th October, $7.99) “ALPHA MISSION” is a shooting game released by SNK in 1985. Equip Power Armor as you fight and experience one of the most innovative shooting games of its time. Collect parts to assemble eight types of Power Armor to use strategically as you play the game.
Brawlhalla (Ubisoft, Tue 6th November) Brawlhalla is a free-to-play platform fighting game featuring both online and local competition as well as single-player and co-op modes. Join an eternal battle arena where the greatest warriors in history brawl to prove who's the best that ever was, is, or will be.
CricktoGame (Polygon-e, Wed 7th November, $5.49) CricktoGame is the game of skill in solving puzzles that will take you to a new level of fun. Its easy to play and fun for all ages. A good game with a unique mechanics in the world and that will train your mind and will take you to new entertainment fees.
Deadbolt (Hopoo Games, Thu 25th October, $9.99) DEADBOLT is an extremely challenging stealth-action hybrid that allows you to take control of the reaper to quell the recent undead uprising. Play and complete missions given to you by the mysterious fireplace as you become the avatar of death.
Deru - The Art of Cooperation (Ink Kit, Wed 7th November, $14.99) Deru is a cooperative puzzle game that mixes eye catching abstract art with mind bending puzzles to a unique gaming experience. In this couch co-op experience two players team up to overcome the boundaries of shadow and light and succeed through teamwork, timing and tactics.
Fly O'Clock (Forever Entertainment, Thu 25th October, $1.99) Fly O’Clock is a tiny, highly-addictive, single and local multiplayer arcade game. Play as a Fly jumping on the clock face while avoiding the clock hands - jump as fast as you can and leave your opponents behind! How long will you survive in this fast-paced, incredibly fun, endless jumper game?
Freaky Awesome (BLG Publishing, Fri 26th October, $12.99) Freaky Awesome is a roguelite with the randomly generated environment, permadeath and a whole lot of gradually unlocked content. Game developers are fans of such games as Binding of Isaac and Broforce. But Freaky Awesome raises the degree of madness! During the fight, you can mutate into a new form with unique mechanics and quickly adapt to survive. In addition to mutations, you can unlock skills and objects that affect mechanics and gameplay. Play solo or co-op with your friends!
Full Metal Furies (Cellar Door Games, Tue 6th November, $19.99) From the creators of Rogue Legacy comes a "true-cooperative" action RPG. FULL METAL FURIES puts an emphasis on team play with a unique combat system where everyone is important. Work together to defeat special enemies, string organics combos to deal massive damage, and save a war-torn world that is battling itself to extinction.
Jeopardy! (Ubisoft, Tue 30th October, $19.99) Play America’s Favorite Quiz Show® anytime, anywhere. Show off your knowledge and test your reflexes as you make your way to Final Jeopardy! Enjoy the game at home or on the go, or challenge players online.
Kitty Love -Way to look for love- (DIGIMERCE, Today, $24.99) “I want to be a cat…”. Odd-eyed black cat caught on this casual thought and was cursed to be a cat only at night… The fantasy-romance of human by day and cat by night!
Machinarium (Amanita Design, Today, $9.99) Machinarium is the award-winning independent adventure game developed by the makers of Samorost and Botanicula. A little robot who’s been thrown out to the scrap yard behind the city must return and confront the Black Cap Brotherhood and save his robot-girl friend.
RISK Global Domination (Ubisoft, Tue 30th October, $19.99) Lead your troops to victory in this modern version of the classic RISK game, with enhanced 3D visuals, custom rules, and tactical gameplay.
Rogue Legacy (Cellar Door Games, Tue 6th November, $14.99) Rogue Legacy is a genealogical rogue-"LITE" where anyone can be a hero. Each time you die, your child will succeed you. Every child is unique. One child might be colorblind, another might have vertigo-- they could even be a dwarf. That's OK, because no one is perfect, and you don't have to be perfect to succeed.
SkyTime (Sometimes You, Mon 5th November, $2.99) SkyTime is a 3D platformer in which you slow time, dodge bullets, destroy turrets, and overcome obstacles! In SkyTime, you are a scientist who lost their family in an avalanche and are trying to get them back. You created a time machine, but it was missing one key component: a reactor core to power it.
Startide (Forever Entertainment, Thu 25th October, $9.99) Startide is the new take on the arcade top-down shooter - play as an elite pilot driving the Interstellar Recon Mecha geared with a unique set of weapons and special abilities. Explore the uncharted corners of the galaxy, discover its story and test your skills in epic battles against the most feared space dreadnoughts.
Swap This! (Two Tribes, Fri 2nd November, $1.19) You may have matched colors before, but never like in Swap This! To master this puzzle game you need real skills, quick wits and tactical thinking. In no-time you’ll orchestrate screen-clearing chain reactions and use super-charged power-ups. There’s a lot to do!
The Shapeshifting Detective (Wales Interactive, Tue 6th November, $12.99) The Shapeshifting Detective is a supernatural-noir murder mystery FMV game. Play as a detective and investigate the murder by shapeshifting into any character. Even the next victim. Dorota Shaw is dead. And the prime suspects are three tarot readers with the uncanny ability to predict murder - or commit it.
Transistor (Supergiant Games, Today, $19.99) From the creators of Bastion, Transistor is a sci-fi themed action RPG that invites you to wield an extraordinary weapon of unknown origin as you fight through a stunning futuristic city. Transistor seamlessly integrates thoughtful strategic planning into a fast-paced action experience, melding responsive gameplay and rich atmospheric storytelling. Read our Transistor review.
Trivial Pursuit Live! (Ubisoft, Tue 30th October, $19.99) Experience the thrill of competing on a TV trivia game show at home or on the go. Featuring different question formats to challenge players from beginner to expert. You can even take on players from around the world in online play.
Wheel of Fortune (Ubisoft, Tue 30th October, $19.99) Play as a contestant on Wheel of Fortune®, America's favorite TV show, anytime, anywhere! Spin the wheel and put your brain to the test against thousands of unique puzzles. Play solo or challenge players online.
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So that's your lot for this week's North American Nintendo Download. Go on, be a sport and drop a vote in the poll above, and a comment below with your hot picks!