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 comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy!
Switch Retail eShop - New Releases
Psikyo Shooting Stars Bravo (NIS America, 21st Feb, £35.99 / €39.99) - Samurai Aces Episode I, Samurai Aces Episode II: TENGAI, Samurai Aces Episode III: SENGOKU CANNON, GUNBARICH, GUNBIRD, and GUNBIRD2 unite to form this epic arcade collection! Bring the arcade home by blasting through these shooters vertically in the popular ‘TATE’ mode for the ultimate shoot-'em-up experience!
UNDER NIGHT IN-BIRTH Exe:Late[cl-r] (Arksys Games, 20th Feb, £34.99 / €39.99) - Rule the Night! Control a deeper, darker fighting experience than ever before. Battle with 21 unique characters, including the all-new Londrekia with his original moves, story, stage, and music. Master devastating new combos and dazzling special attacks in online, arcade, story, and training modes. Command combatants with different brawling techniques showcasing over 12,000 stunning frames of animation.
Switch eShop - New Releases
3000th Duel (Neopopcorn, 19th Feb, £9.03 / €9.99) - A hero with no memory, and with a mysterious mask covering his face, is thrown out into this land of unknown. Reaching to an end of his journey, he discovers a truth that is hard to swallow - something terrifying about his true identity. . . Explore a huge world with organically connected biomes of more than 300! Terrifying monsters, multiple platform-actions and mysteries await you.
Blood Breed (£5.39 / €5.99) - Blood Breed is a brutal, retro-styled survival horror with challenging gameplay and mature visuals (nudity can be toggled on and off in the game menu). In this stylish game, you will fight for your life and explore hand-crafted-like environments. Your car breaks down in a mysterious area, full of horrific human remains, and you're left to face a murderous maniac who is hunting you down. As you dive deeper into the story, you begin to discover the twisted and paranormal meaning to it all. . . Will you survive to see the light of day again?
Blood will be Spilled (Attu Games, 20th Feb, £13 / €14.49) - You follow the story of Jack - a mosquito bounty hunter, on his path of revenge. Soon however, he finds himself neck-deep in a vicious scheme that is far more than he bargained for. Heavily outgunned and outnumbered, Jack will need help from a few rather unusual allies to even the odds. In the land with no laws, from deserted anthills and dusty mines, through badland battlefields to treacherous swamps, he's on a hunt for the Calaveras gang. And they are wanted alive. . . or dead.
Brief Battles (£12.49 / €13.49) - Brief Battles brings butt-em-up action to your screen in a party game with a cheeky twist: It's all about the undies! Start hilarious battles with nothing but your buns to slam and squish those in your sights. Scramble to grab super-powered undies to embrace the power of the butt and gain an underwear-fueled edge over your friends, as you strive to prove who has the mightiest buns. - Read our Brief Battles review
Ciel Fledge: A Daughter Raising Simulator (£17.99 / €19.99) - In the year 3716, humanity lives under constant risk of ruin from a colossal alien threat known as “GIGANT”. Fleeing its destruction, a mysterious young girl arrives on ARK-3, a magnificent city built in the sky. Ciel Fledge is a game about raising an adopted daughter in a future world that still has hope. Featuring compelling management gameplay and a loveable cast of characters, it’s up to you to take care of Ciel until she reaches adulthood and becomes ready to fledge the nest. Schedule How will you raise Ciel?
Corridor Z (Mass Creation, 20th Feb, £6.30 / €7.19) - Ordinary high school, zombie outbreak and the bunch of survivors in a run for life. This time you don't 'face' the obstacles, but the actual pursuit. Don't let the zombies catch you up, throw them the obstacles and aim for the head before they take the first bite. In the meantime find the lost recordings of the audio log and reveal where did the infection come from in your small town.
Dark Tower (£3.14 / €3.50) - Dark Tower is a brutal permadeath game. A deadly tower rooms of death exploration game where your every move is critical. Puzzle your way to the very top of the tower by unlocking doors with a brutally limited number of keys. Face dangerous enemies such as goblins, skeletons, mages, vampires, and more!
Devil May Cry 3 Special Edition (CAPCOM, 20th Feb, £15.99 / €19.99) - Set before the events of the original Devil May Cry, this action classic sees Dante facing off against his twin brother, Vergil, who has designs on unlocking a gate to the demonic realm, to which Dante himself holds the key... Featuring selectable combat styles such as Swordmaster and Gunslinger, Devil May Cry 3 brings an extra level of strategy to the series' renowned stylish gameplay. This edition includes all of the Special Edition content, including the ability to play as Vergil, and even includes extra bonus features exclusive to the Nintendo Switch.
Double Dragon & Kunio-kun: Retro Brawler Bundle (ARC SYSTEM WORKS, 20th Feb, £32.39 / €35.99)
Ego Protocol: Remastered (£3.59 / €3.99) - INNOVATIVE! ADDICTIVE! LOGICAL & RETRO! FEATURES: A mixture of logical and classical platform games! 60 levels and 4 different mechanics of playing! Unique stage mechanics framed in a hand-made graphics! Control the surroundings in order to lead the main character to the exit so that to avoid dangers and obstacles lurking on his way! Fast pace of playing, several ways to complete the levels! Find out if you can think fast enough!
Escape First (OnSkull Development, 17th Feb, £4.04 / €4.49) - The Rooms Psycho Circus After attending a spectacular performance at the circus "De la Luna", you find yourself trapped inside the clown's quarters. In a few minutes his show will end. Will you be able to find his spare key and escape before he returns? Everyone knows that clowns don't like other people touching their stuff! The Red Button One room, one door, one bloodied knife. What's going on? What happened last night? You need to know. Are you sure you want to know? You need to leave.
Fishing Adventure (£8.09 / €8.99) - Main Features: Over 30 species of fish, 7 large locations inspired by real places in the world, Interesting quests, Tournaments, Daily records and rewards, Real fishing equipment, The realistic and relaxing sound, Advanced graphics settings for older computers.
Fred3ric (Forever Entertainment, 20th Feb, £8.09 / €8.99)
King Lucas (£4.49 / €4.99) - After an incident King Lucas had with the Witch of Sausan, the Queen left him and remarried in an adjacent kingdom, and now his daughters are the only ones left at his side. Due to his love for them, each and every time they get lost in the castle, he moves heaven and earth to get them back and he only resorts to the most intrepid knights in order to find them. Will you be one of those knights? Play for the favour of King Lucas and the three princesses' love.
Knightin'+ (£5.99 / €5.99) - Join brave Sir Lootalot on his epic quest in this little adventure. Explore and fight your way through the four dangerous dungeons filled with dangerous traps, devious puzzles and magical artifacts. Survive all four dungeons by unlocking new abilities and items that can help Sir Lootalot conquer his enemies. Knightin'+ is a classic adventure game inspired by many of the amazing masterpieces from 90s.
Last Encounter (21st Feb, £8.53 / €9.44) - Last Encounter is a twin-stick action roguelite in deep space following a group of heroes trying to prevent the unavoidable by cloning their ships and designing their weapons with swappable components.
Lines XL (Nestor Yavorskyy, 20th Feb, £1.79 / €1.99) - Lines XL - beautiful Numberlink-based puzzle game involving finding paths to connect colored tiles in a grid. Lines XL - final game in Lines (X, Infinite, XL) series. 500 brain-teasing Numberlink puzzles Beautiful abstract visuals More than 10 color themes Ambient relaxing soundtracks
Oddmar (Mobge, 20th Feb, £8.09 / €8.99) - Oddmar struggles with life in his village and is not worthy of a place in Valhalla. He is shunned by his fellow Vikings and must redeem himself of his squandered potential. One day he is offered an opportunity to prove himself, but at a price. . . IMMERSE yourself in an epic Viking story animated as a motion comic. JOURNEY through 24 beautifully hand-crafted levels of physics-based puzzles and platforming challenges. DISCOVER your true power with magically imbued weapons and shields. ENCOUNTER new friends and foes on your journey through magical forests, snowy mountains and treacherous mines.
Otherworldly (£6.29 / €6.99) - In Otherworldly your objective is to search maze for gold. But be careful, because dangerous monsters lurks in the shadows as well. Use your dexterity to avoid being caught! Find gold, hide in the dark and proceed to the exit. Atmospheric, horror-like game in which your aim to find gold in the labyrinth. Avoid traps, monsters and try to escape with legendary treasures.
SEGA AGES Puyo Puyo 2 (SEGA, 20th Feb, £5.99 / €6.99)
SEGA AGES Sonic The Hedgehog 2 (SEGA, 20th Feb, £5.99 / €6.99) - Hailed as one of the most successful Mega Drive games, Sonic The Hedgehog 2 garnered critical acclaim swiftly after its 1992 release. Follow Sonic and Tails (in his debut!) as they team up against Dr. Eggman in order to save the Chaos Emeralds from the clutches of evil. Sonic The Hedgehog 2 introduced a competitive two-player mode that will be available once more, along with newly added features such as drop dash, rankings, time trial, and Knuckles!
Sudoku Relax 4 Winter Snow (G-MODE, 20th Feb, £4.13 / €4.58) - Let your mind take a break and refresh itself to the mind-soothing effects of Sudoku Relax 4. The popular "Sudoku Relax" title is coming out with a sequel, "Sudoku Relax 4". You can enjoy the effect of soft and warm snow in new "Sudoku Relax". Choose from EASY, NORMAL, or HARD modes with over 300 puzzles. Exercise your brain and wind down to the relaxing gameplay and music. Solving puzzles unlocks new backgrounds and music tracks. The game contains 3 backgrounds and 3 music tracks. You can choose to pause the game at any time and continue playing at your convenience. Simple touch controls make playing easy.
Tower of Babel - no mercy (£8.09 / €8.99) - Who, as a child, didn't enjoy smashing his brother's or sister's carefully built tower? Tower of Babel is a multiplayer physics-based tower building game. You and your friends will have to build a tower together. But beware! Who makes the tower collapse loses the game. Build with caution then cast magic spells to scupper your friends moves! Easy to pick up and endless fun! Play with your friends or with your family in 3 crazy modes. You can also play online against another team! With alliance games and combined magic spells, it won't be an easy ride. Tower of Babel is a game that cements friendships and breaks towers. . . or the other way around!
UBERMOSH:OMEGA (£3.14 / €3.49) - The retro-hardcore topdown masterpiece was carefully crafted during 5 years of community feedback, carrying over 4k sprites, tribal drums, fuzzed guitars and flawless gameplay. The players can choose a Saint, tune it to fit their gameplay style and try to survive a gun-filled pit where you can cut bullets with swords, unleash havoc with psionic powers, and evade hells of projectiles. Each character is a love letter to ARCADE games, like Kore, inspired on classic shmup gameplay or Aya that calls for a progressive combo score beater.
Uncharted Tides: Port Royal (Artifex Mundi, 20th Feb, £8.09 / €8.99) - Dead men tell no tales! And tales about an infamous ship - The Cursed Rose - probably cost renowned sailor Mason Owens his life. As his daughter you can do only one thing - find the damned ship and learn your father's fate.
Vitamin Connection (WayForward, 20th Feb, £15.14 / €18.02) - Prepare for a huge dose of fun in a microscopic world — either solo or together with a partner! Step into the roles of Vita-Boy & Mina-Girl, co-piloting the Capsule Ship to wipe out vile pathogens from within the body of a host. Using innovative controls, you’ll zap down foes with your Vitamin Beam, brandish the ship's handy claw module, and twist and turn through colorful, maze-like environments to save the members of the Sable family — including the dog! — from an assortment of hazardous and increasingly wacky predicaments.
Warface (MY.COM, 18th Feb) - DIVE INTO BATTLE! Warface is an online first-person shooter like no other. Battle across 50+ multiplayer PvP maps, tackle tough PvE raids in co-op, and unleash a vast arsenal of 200+ realistic customizable weapons. Join over 80 million players worldwide, and play for free now! MULTIPLAYER MAYHEM Experience multiple thrilling PvP game modes. Fight for glory across more than 50 multiplayer maps based on locations around the planet, and even beyond it.
3DS eShop - New Releases
Bricks Pinball 2 (£0.89 / €0.99)
Tank Onslaught (£1.43 / €1.59)
Switch eShop - Demos
Brotherhood United Demo
Langrisser I & II Demo
Switch eShop - Special Offers
|Aragami - Shadow Edition (Merge Games)||-50%||Sun 1st Mar|
|The Long Reach (Merge Games)||-80%||Sun 1st Mar|
|Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King (FDG Entertainment)||-50%||Wed 18th Mar|
|Oceanhorn - Monster of Uncharted Seas (FDG Entertainment)||-50%||Wed 18th Mar|
|Torchlight II (Perfect World)||-30%||Sat 29th Feb|
|Hob: The Definitive Edition (Perfect World)||-30%||Sat 29th Feb|
|Ashen (Annapurna Interactive)||-20%||Thu 27th Feb|
|Gorogoa (Annapurna Interactive)||-50%||Thu 27th Feb|
|Gone Home (Annapurna Interactive)||-50%||Thu 27th Feb|
|Darkwood (Crunching Koalas)||-35%||Thu 27th Feb|
|Nine Parchments (Frozenbyte)||-70%||Thu 5th Mar|
|Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power (Frozenbyte)||-70%||Thu 5th Mar|
|Trine 2: Complete Story (Frozenbyte)||-70%||Thu 5th Mar|
|Trine Enchanted Edition (Frozenbyte)||-70%||Thu 5th Mar|
|Moorhuhn Remake (Higgs Games)||-20%||Thu 19th Mar|
|The Escapists: Complete Edition (Team17)||-66%||Sun 1st Mar|
|The Way Remastered (SONKA )||-90%||Sun 22nd Mar|
|Astro Bears (SONKA)||-80%||Sun 22nd Mar|
|Graveyard Keeper (tinyBuild Games)||-50%||Mon 9th Mar|
|Streets of Rogue (tinyBuild Games)||-50%||Mon 9th Mar|
|Hello Neighbor (tinyBuild Games)||-50%||Mon 9th Mar|
|Hello Neighbor Hide and Seek (tinyBuild Games)||-50%||Mon 9th Mar|
|Super Chariot (Microids)||£13.40||Permanent|
New DLC / Add-On Content
- Arc of Alchemist
- Goonya Fighter
- Link-a-Pix Deluxe
- Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath
- Townsmen - A Kingdom Rebuilt
- UNDER NIGHT IN-BIRTH Exe:Late[cl-r]
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 comment below with your hot picks!