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
Final Fantasy X | X-2 HD Remaster (Square Enix, Tue 16th April, $49.99) FINAL FANTASY X/X-2 HD Remaster brings the timeless classics forward to the current generation of fans, old and new alike. FINAL FANTASY X tells the story of a star blitzball player, Tidus, who journeys with a young and beautiful summoner named Yuna on her quest to save the world of Spira from an endless cycle of destruction wrought by the colossal menace Sin. FINAL FANTASY X-2 returns to the world of Spira two years after the beginning of the Eternal Calm. Having been shown a mysterious but familiar image in a sphere, Yuna becomes a Sphere Hunter and along with her companions Rikku and Paine, embarks on a quest around the world to find the answers to the mystery within. Fully immerse yourself in the World of Spira as you enjoy over 100 combined hours of gameplay across the two classic titles.
My Time at Portia (Team17, Tue 16th April, $29.99) Restore your Pa's neglected workshop to its former glory by fulfilling commissions, growing crops, raising animals, and befriending the quirky inhabitants of this charming post-apocalyptic land! Armed with your Pa's old handbook and workbench, you must gather, mine and craft your way to being crowned the number one workshop in Portia.
Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice (Ninja Theory) From the makers of Heavenly Sword, Enslaved: Odyssey to the West, and DmC: Devil May Cry, comes a warrior’s brutal journey into myth and madness. Set in the Viking age, a broken Celtic warrior embarks on a haunting vision quest into Viking Hell to fight for the soul of her dead lover. Created in collaboration with neuroscientists and people who experience psychosis, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice will pull you deep into Senua’s mind.
Reigns: Game of Thrones ( Devolver Digital) Reigns: Game of Thrones is the heir to the award-winning HBO TV series Game of Thrones and the smash-hit swipe ‘em up series Reigns from Nerial and Devolver Digital. Through the fiery visions of Melisandre, claim the Iron Throne as Cersei Lannister, Jon Snow, Daenerys Targaryen, and more to carefully navigate the complex relationships and hostile factions of the Seven Kingdoms. Employ ruthless tactics to outwit political rivals and wield impervious charm on your fickle bannerman.
A Dark Room (CIRCLE Entertainment) A Dark Room is an innovative text-based adventure that harkens back to the magic of Zork, adding a modern spin on a classic genre and time in gaming. It challenges the player’s perceptions, actions and imagination. Visually clean, A Dark Room presents text and cues with limited visual flourishes, but the experience that takes shape is full of depth and environmental storytelling.
Back to Bed (2Awesome Studio) Back to Bed is an artistic 3D puzzle game with a surreal twist. Bob is an unlucky narcoleptic who has a tendency of falling asleep in his boring office and then proceeding to sleepwalk into the dangers of the big city. Luckily, Bob has a subconscious guardian named Subob, who protects the sleepwalker and guides him back to the safety of his bed.
Bot Vice (DYA GAMES) Show off your skills and reflexes in this frantic gallery shooter arcade action title - Filled with bullets, bots, and explosions! You play as Erin Saver, who carries out a personal vendetta against the criminal gang the Wildbots while bringing them to justice.
Box Align (QUByte Interactive) Discover the power of the Box Align puzzles! A simple yet challenging Puzzle Game where you put your brain to work while trying to eliminate all the boxes with as few moves as possible. Why play Box Align? - Enhances your Memory and Problem Solving skills by strengthening the existing connections between brain cells, while also establishing new ones; - It lightens your mood by increasing the production of dopamine in your brain - Get smarter, feel lighter, feel better!
Doggie Ninja The Golden Mission (Toydea) "Doggie Ninja The Golden Mission" is a PvP action game up to 4 players can play. Let's enjoy this game with anyone, anytime, and anywhere! - Break the castle! ! Crush the rivals! Let's throw the wall blocks to break the castle! But watch out! If you break all the blocks holding the roof, the roof will fall down!
Feather (Samurai Punk) Fly like a Bird Feather is a peaceful game about immersing yourself in a beautiful island. Become a bird, fly around and lose yourself in zen-like flow whilst listening to the soothing ambient soundtrack. With responsive and fluid flight controls to swoop, glide, backflip and roll your way around the island.
Greco's Hall of Kanji: Learn Japanese (Beginner) (media5) Break up the monotony of traditional language learning and bring some entertainment value to your Japanese kanji studies on the Nintendo Switch with media5’s latest release in “edu-tainment”: Greco’s Hall of Kanji.
Jungle Z (Rising Win Tech) Life or Death? Your choice! You need to be survived on the last day of Earth with limited backpack space. Supplies are hidden at somewhere, explore it. Be careful! Every decision you made may be related to your life and death.
Minefield (Vertical Reach) Minefield is a modern day re-imagining of a classic game. Work your way through a board avoiding all the mines, keeping track of your best time in three difficulty modes.
Out There: Ω The Alliance (Raw Fury) Out There is an award-winning space exploration game where you try to survive alone in a distant and unknown part of the galaxy by upgrading your spaceship and managing your resources. Space is a hostile place; dangerous and mysterious adventures will mark each step of your travel. Read our Out There: Ω The Alliance review.
Path To Mnemosyne (Hidden Trap) Immerse yourself into Path to Mnemosyne, a hypnotic adventure created within an infinite zoom! Walk the path, explore your mind and recover all lost memories by solving dozens of imaginative puzzles. A mysterious story, a minimalist script and disturbing sounds and graphics, will make Path to Mnemosyne a bizarre and memorable gameplay experience for any player. Will you be able to reach the end of the path?
Quadle (Clickteam) Quadle is ready to puzzle your mind! It's A brand new arcade puzzler for Nintendo Switch, which invokes the memory of classic arcade cabinet games while adding a new twist. Jump on the blocks as the titular character Quadle, changing the block colors until they are all red.
Rolling Sky (Rising Win Tech) Challenge your speed and showcase your reaction time! Stunning 3D effects, easy to operate, simply steer the ball to dodge the obstacles and conquer the world!
Shadowgate (Abstraction Games) Shadowgate is one of the most well-known and beloved adventure titles in gaming history. It quickly endeared players with its fantastic atmospheric soundtrack, perilous locations to progress through, countless puzzles to solve, and more ways to gruesomely die than gamers previously thought possible.
Silence (Daedalic GmbH) War rages on. During an air raid, 16-year-old Noah and his little sister Renie seek shelter in a bunker. There, not only are they protected from the deadly bombardment, but are also at the crossroads of a world between life and death: Silence. When Noah’s sister gets lost in Silence, he is forced to venture into this idyllic yet threatening world to find her.
Street Basketball (Baltoro Games) Test your duelling instincts in one-on-one matches! Choose from multiple characters with their signature ability shots. Pick their looks from the list of available outfits. Make them better players by improving their stats! Challenge your friends in one-on-one local multiplayer mode! Shoot, block, shove and dunk your way through tournaments to unlock additional characters.
Super Star Path (DYA GAMES) Hop into your spaceship, open a path through huge waves of aliens and other hazards, and face intense boss battles!
Super Weekend Mode (Ratalaika Games) No matter how you look at it, there is nothing nice about stealing and unfortunately for a princess, she’s going to have to learn this the hard way, when “that guy” claims her possessions for himself and sets off with them. Desiring to reclaim what is lost, Super Weekend Mode is a cutesy looking game where hearts must be caught, bunnies must be crushed and the bad need to be shot.
Tanks Meet Zombies (TitanForgedGames) Dress up as an Assault Armored Vehicle and prepare yourself to speed date, we mean destroy, hordes and hordes of undead humans, bears, spiders and more! Join with up to 3 more friends and get ready to wreak havoc, it will be a BLAST!
The Demon Crystal (Regista) Story Once upon a time, there was a rich country "Fareis country" in a certain place. However, as the peace and prosperity continued, the people of the kingdom were corrupted and the power of the nation declined.
Trüberbrook (Headup Games, March 2019) Trüberbrook is a thrilling mystery-sci-fi adventure game. Enjoy an adventurous vacation to a 1960's parallel universe! A Sci-Fi-Mystery Adventure Game with handmade scenery. Imagine yourself on a vacation to Europe in the late sixties. Now, picture yourself as a young American scientist; Hans Tannhauser.
Vaporum (Merge Games, Today, $24.99) Vaporum is a grid-based dungeon crawler RPG in an original steampunk setting, inspired by old-school classics of the genre. Stranded in the middle of an ocean, in front of a gigantic tower, the hero has to find out what the place is, what happened there, and most importantly, who he is.
Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Champions (Playfusion) We are Sigmar’s Champions! Thousands of players are heralding the new era – the Age of Sigmar, in this epic Warhammer Trading Card Game born from magic and fantasy Deploy units and unleash deadly magical abilities, while completing quests to earn blessings from the gods.
Way of the Passive Fist (Household Games) A mysterious figure known only as the Wanderer travels across the distant planet of Zircon V, a once prosperous mining colony that is now on the brink of destruction in the face of its dying star. By using the Passive Fist technique, the Wanderer can outlast any foe by deflecting their attacks and draining their stamina.
Tetris 99 2nd MAXIMUS CUP – From April 12 at 6 a.m. PT through April 14 at 11:59 p.m. PT, earn event points by playing matches during the event. Placing higher in a match will award you more points, and every 100 points will count as one TETRIS MAXIMUS. After the event, the top 999 players with the most event points will be notified, and will each receive 999 My Nintendo Gold Points.
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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!