Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn

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 comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy!

Nintendo Switch Retail

The Caligula Effect: Overdose (NIS America, Tue 12th March, $49.99) Something's amiss in the seemingly perfect world of Mobius. Escape from the false paradise and return to reality, or risk losing more than just your identity! School is back in session! The Caligula Effect: Overdose boasts enhanced visuals and gameplay, including new characters, new scenarios, new endings, and the mysterious "Forbidden Musician Route"!

My Little Riding Champion (Bigben Interactive, Tue 5th March, $29.99) Your horse. Your passion. Get ready to fulfil your dreams at a gallop. The village's riding club needs you to win the next major competitions. Choose your favourite horse, train it and win medals for your club! Create a bond by going out riding in the countryside and taking care of it.

V-Rally 4 (Bigben Interactive, Wed 6th March, $49.99) The legendary off-road racing game returns! Enjoy an extreme experience while becoming an expert in a demanding simulation. Take on the challenges of rallies, rallycross, drifts, buggies and hill climbs, and set off on a spectacular journey across every continent. Dominate dangerous roads, hostile conditions, and environments, constantly striving for more speed. Read our V-Rally 4 review.

3DS Retail

Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn (Nintendo, Fri 8th March, $39.99) One ticked-off sorcerer just banished Kirby, warping the poor puffball to a yarn world in need of saving. The twist? Having a yarn body is epic! Kirby can transform into knitted wonders like tanks and flying saucers. Plus, his new ravel abilities mimic his classic copy abilities, adding something new to every stage of this action-adventure game! Read our Kirby's Extra Epic Yarn review.

Switch eShop

Baba Is You (Hempuli, Wed 13th March, $15.00) Baba Is You is a puzzle game where you can change the rules by which you play. In every level, the rules are present as blocks you can interact with; by manipulating them, you can change how the level works and cause surprising, unexpected interactions! With some simple block-pushing you can turn yourself into a rock, turn patches of grass into dangerously hot obstacles, and even change the goal you need to reach to something entirely different.

Assault Android Cactus+ (Witch Beam Games, Fri 8th March, $19.99) Experience an arcade-style twin stick shooter set in a vivid sci-fi universe. Junior Constable Cactus is outside her pay grade when she responds to a distress call and ends up stranded on a crippled space freighter under attack by its own robot workers. With a draining battery mechanic instead of lives, Assault Android Cactus+ challenges you to think fast and shoot faster. Charge head first into an army of refitted robots, transforming stages and massive boss showdowns.

ACA NEOGEO THE ULTIMATE 11: SNK FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP (HAMSTER, Thu 28th February, $7.99) “THE ULTIMATE 11: SNK FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP” is a soccer game released by SNK in 1996. Choose your favorite of 80 different teams, more than ever before, and conquer the two Championship modes!

BombFall (Tackorama, Tue 12th March, $6.50) You play as a bomb that traverses three stages of Earth's atmosphere freely moving within the flight corridor towards the target cityscape, bashing various enemies with your super tough nose, gaining powerups, and "collecting" clouds to charge your retro thrusters.

Braveland Trilogy (Ellada Games, Today, $14.99) Braveland Trilogy is a turn-based game inspired by old-school strategies with hexagonal battlefield. The story will take place in a hand-drawn world and cover many interesting places and characters. Various warriors will join your army - archers, scouts, healers, footmen, arbalesters and more.

Claybook (Second Order, Tue 12th March, $14.99) Claybook is a unique world made entirely of clay. Every inch of the environment can be shaped and moulded. Everything has matter inside it, not just an outer shell. Clay can be liquid or solid, and it can be deformed and destroyed.

Ghoulboy (Dolores Entertainment S.L., Today, $9.99) Ghoulboy is a retro-inspired style action platformer. An exciting new platformer that combines the action-RPG genre with hack 'n' slash gameplay. 2D action, heroic characters, gloomy environments, demonic bosses, these all seem to excite players a lot. Pixels will be combined with other cool retro elements and the result will certainly be something that will meet the needs of Switch gamers.

Hard West (Forever Entertainment, Today, $19.99) Welcome to the Wild West as you've never seen before. Follow Warren on his descent into the darkest recesses of the human soul, and try to survive in a world full of hard choices and even harder consequences.

Mahjong Stories: Vampire Romance (JetDogs, Tue 5th March, $4.99) For many years Edward suffered from insomnia and saw what others did not. One day he tried to escape all the nightmares but his evil destiny overtook him near the weird graveyard. Its unhappy souls suffered under the authority of the cruel ancient vampire, and their last hope was the Savior, brave and clever enough to solve all the mysteries and break the cursed seals.

Monument Builders Rushmore (Microïds, Fri 8th March, $6.99) Build famous Mount Rushmore! Travel back in time and become the person in charge of building famous Mount Rushmore! Direct workers and manage resources with the help of Henry Johnson, the site foreman, to finish work projects in time! Defend against thieves trying to sabotage your work sites! Will you be up to the task of building a monument on such a vast scale?

Paperbound Brawlers (Dissident Logic, Fri 8th March, $14.99) Be a gravity ninja. Between one and four players run with scissors, walk on walls, and lob ink bombs in whimsical-yet-intense battles within the pages of old storybooks.

Proficient Paddles Deluxe (Cyclone Studios, Fri 8th March, $3.49) Proficient Paddles: Deluxe is a super fast-paced arcade game. One or two players? It’s your choice! Battle a friend locally with each Joy-Con controller or go against an AI with three selectable difficulties. Will you show your patriotism by outfitting your country's paddle, or embrace your inner showman by flaunting one of the many eye-catching colored paddles? The choice is yours! In this fast-paced sports action title, you make your own battles...

Space War Arena (Playchemy, Thu 28th February, $14.99) Welcome to Space War Arena! Starship combat on a grand scale has never been this addictive or accessible. Direct the tides of war in lightning fast strategic battles and unleash astonishing arsenals against opposing fleets to destroy their bases and claim their space.

Valley (Blue Isle Studios, Today, $19.99) Explore the vast and beautiful world of Valley using the power of the L. E. A. F. suit: a fierce exoskeleton that grants exceptional speed and agility along with the phenomenal ability to manipulate the life and death of all living things. Experience the adventure of a lifetime; Valley is a first-person adventure unlike any other.

World Tree Marché (Flyhigh Works / CIRCLE, Thu 28th February, $11.99) World Tree Marché is a warm-hearted management simulation in which you run the market of a struggling ‘world tree’ together with six chefs. As the Royal Food Adviser, you need to help them through their unique gourmet storylines, find new recipes and stop the evil Gourmand Corporation.

Switch Apps

izneo (izneo, Thu 28th February) izneo BD Comics Manga Webtoon is the best Nintendo Switch app for comics, with thousands of digital comic books. Welcome to the largest virtual library! Comics, graphic novels, manga, webtoon for free or at crazy prices You won't find better prices for your comics than at izneo (feel free to compare!). Our prices are accessible for all, and we even offer free readings. We also have special offers every week with rock-bottom prices. Enjoy your HD comics on all screens Nintendo Switch, laptop, tablet, smartphone, Smart TV: your comics are synchronized in your library and available at any time, anywhere, making it easy to pick up where you left off. A convenient and pleasurable reading experience to enjoy comics as you always have done: on the train or on the bus, in your couch or in bed, and even offline within our free apps! Discover the richest catalog of digital comics!

Nintendo eShop Sales

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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 comment below with your hot picks!