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!
Bloodroots (Paper Cult, Fri 28th February, $19.99) Betrayed and left for dead, Mr. Wolf is hell-bent on finding his killer and enacting revenge - alone, and vastly outnumbered. Thankfully for Mr. Wolf, the world is your weapon in Bloodroots - a relentless action game that unfolds across the sprawling Weird West.
Animated Jigsaws Collection (Funbox Media, Today, $9.99) An easy-to-use interface such as separating edge and inner pieces makes solving puzzles fun and relaxing. Tackle the puzzles by yourself, or team up with friends and solve them together.
Arcade Archives VS. MAH-JONG (HAMSTER, Fri 21st February, $7.99) “VS. MAH-JONG” is a 2-player Mahjong game released by Nintendo in 1984. Practice against the computer with 1-player mode or play against friends and family with 2-player mode. Think whether to make complex Mahjong hand or reliable Mahjong hand and experience the real pleasure of Mahjong!
AvoCuddle (Ultimate Games, Mon 2nd March, $12.99) AvoRa and Avoln live on AvoPlanet, a peaceful garden planet. They love each other, but sometimes they argue or do stupid things that hurt. The game starts with a peaceful view of the world breaks when we see the two Avos angry at each other.
Baron: Fur Is Gonna Fly (Dogmelon Games, Wed 4th March, $20.00) In the world of Baron, the Great War rages on. Aircraft are new, exciting machines that defy gravity! Those who fly them -- those brave animals -- are daring, flamboyant, and impossibly glamorous.
Battlesloths (Invisible Collective, Mon 24th February, $9.99) No party is complete without steaming boxes of fresh pizza. But beware, your friends are hungry too, and this pizza isn’t going to last all night. Grab a hoverboard and get moving. Defend your pizza from other players and fight for slices from across the map in this fast-paced, competitive twin-stick shooter.
BE-A Walker (SONKA, Fri 28th February, $9.99) You are the pilot of a battle mech BE-A Walker (Biped Enhanced Assault Walker). Your mission is to defeat the hostile natives to protect the colony population. But annihilation of the native race is not the only way to stop the war.
Boulder Dash 30th Anniversary (BBG , Today, $14.99) Gem Collectors, Dig This! Boulder Dash-30th Anniversary finds our heroes, Rockford, Crystal and others, facing a slew of new, exciting challenges in this legendary action puzzler. Dig through spectacular caves with 3D elements; avoid falling boulders; collect valuable gems and avoid nefarious enemies along the way.
Broken Lines (Super.com, Tue 25th February, $24.99) Your squad has crash-landed behind enemy lines, in the heart of an alternate history Eastern Europe. With no intel or leadership to support them, these soldiers must fight their way back home before the horrors of war break them.
Bucket Knight (Sometimes You, Fri 28th February, $4.99) Even knights still have to pay taxes, loans and alimony. Help unnamed but brave knight in his sacred mission to find the Holy Grail (and make some money). Explore dungeons, slay enemies, avoid traps, stay alive and get rich!
Depixtion (DevHour Games, Fri 28th February, $7.99) Based on the popular Picross series, Depixtion blends color mixing mechanics with the rules of nonograms to create a uniquely colorful experience.
Dual Brain Vol.3: Shapes (D-O, Today, $14.99) The rules are simple. Solve the problem within the time limit and aim for a high score. The high score in the game is registered in the online ranking. Compete for scores with players around the world. This time is shapes.
Escape First (OnSkull Development, Thu 20th February, $4.99) 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?
Farmer Sim 2020 (SC Ovilex Soft, Tue 25th February, $14.99) Farmer Sim 2020 will let you become a real farmer! Take yourself in an awesome open world and start enjoying this great farming simulator. Harvest different types of crops, manage your livestock - cows, sheeps, turkeys, pigs.
Ganbare! Super Strikers (Ratalaika Games, Fri 28th February, $9.99) Ganbare! Super Strikers is an innovative mix between Tactical RPG and Soccer. Win matches to level up and earn new equipment that will allow you to learn special abilities, boost your players' stats or protect yourself against altered status effects.
Heaven Dust (indienova, Today, $7.99) When you awake, you find yourself in a mansion, where was the secret research center, is now a maze full of horrible zombies and deadly traps. You'll have to escape by overcoming your fears, collecting items, solving innovative puzzles and revealing the cruel truth. In 1970, a scientific investigation team found a new virus in the blood samples from a primitive tribe called "Torkue" in New Guinea.
Hero must die. again (DEGICA, Today, $39.99) You are the hero, your last memory is fighting with the demon Guile and felling it, thus saving your world. However, you seem to have died in the process and now you cannot remember her, the one for which you went alone to fight the demon.
I am Ball (ManolidisAimilios, Wed 4th March, $4.99) Never stop bouncing! I am Ball is a challenging, minimalistic puzzle platformer with emphasis on precise controls and exploration. You control an always bouncing ball. Direct its bounce height and horizontal movement and navigate levels one screen at a time. Never stop exploring!
KATANA KAMI: A Way of the Samurai Story (Spike Chunsoft US, Thu 20th February, $29.99) Rediscover the ways of old in KATANA KAMI: A Way of the Samurai Story! Play as a ronin during Japan's Meiji Restoration in the volatile Rokkotsu Pass. The swordsmith Dojima falls into debt and his beautiful daughter is taken as collateral.
Kemono Heroes (Mad Gear Games, today, $14.99) When the Moon God turns the inhabitants of the forest to stone, four Animal Ninja Masters must fight their way to Mt. Fuji and break his spell. Use swift moves, an arsenal of tools, and each Master’s unique abilities to save your home!
Kingdom Rush Frontiers (Ironhide Game Studio, Today, $14.99) Bigger and badder than ever before, Kingdom Rush: Frontiers is a whole new level of the furiously fast, enchantingly charming gameplay that made the original title an award-winning hit.
LocO-SportS (Jorge Biedma Azuar, Fri 28th February, $2.99) LocO-SportS is a fun sports game held at an Olympic stadium. Compete with your friends and family to be the best while you laugh at craziest and most surreal events. Reach impossible records such as a 25-metre high pole vault.
Madoris R (Undefined, Today, $5.00) "Madori" means house layout in Japanese. This is simple puzzle game and It has no time limit. -Rule- When you align the "Madori" blocks vertically or horizontally, those blocks change their own color. If you dye a whole of a block, the block is disappeared and you can get the point. Let's get a high score!
Metro 2033 Redux (Koch Media, Fri 28th February, $24.99) In 2013 the world was devastated by an apocalyptic event, annihilating almost all mankind and turning the Earth's surface into a poisonous wasteland. A handful of survivors took refuge in the depths of the Moscow underground, and human civilization entered a new Dark Age. The year is 2033. Read our Metro 2033 Redux review.
Metro: Last Light Redux (Koch Media, Fri 28th February, $24.99) It is the year 2034. Beneath the ruins of post-apocalyptic Moscow, in the tunnels of the Metro, the remnants of mankind are besieged by deadly threats from outside – and within. Mutants stalk the catacombs beneath the desolate surface, and hunt amidst the poisoned skies above. Read our Metro: Last Light Redux review.
MouseCraft (Crunching Koalas, Today, $9.99) MouseCraft is an A to B puzzle game where players help Schrödinger, the crazy cat scientist, in completing his mysterious, mice-powered invention. Pile up Tetromino bricks to create a safe path for as many mice as possible, gather collectibles, fight enemies, use different types of blocks, blow up things and avoid environmental hazards in 80 handcrafted levels!
MX Nitro: Unleashed (Tue 18th February, $9.99) Vroom vroom.
No Time to Relax (Porcelain Fortress, Mon 24th February, $13.99) You now have the ability to beat your more successful friends with this fake life simulator. To win the game, you have to work your way up the corporate ladder, educate yourself and keep your sanity. This might seem easy, but working and studying your ass off will strain even the most iron-willed of your friends.
Portal Dogs (Brain Connected, Wed 26th February, $4.99) As king of the dogs, your mission is to find all your loyal subjects and guide them to the portal. The second you wake up another dog, he will simultaneously follow your movements. You succeed by finding your way to the portal. You are mastering the mission if you save all your loyal subjects, find the golden bone and get to the portal.
Profane (AlternativeSoftware, Fri 28th February, $18.99) Profane is a 3D boss rush Bullet Hell based on time. This means that you have to face every Boss and defeat them before your time runs out! Time is money and health, so acquiring abilities or being damaged will reduce your remaining combat time.
Puzzles for Toddlers & Kids: Animals, Cars and more (Wed 26th February, $7.99) This puzzle game is extremely easy to use and was tailored with great care to be played by children of all ages. It is battle-tested and 100% frustration free.
SEGA AGES Sonic The Hedgehog 2 (SEGA, Thu 20th February, $7.99) Hailed as one of the most successful Genesis 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!
Served! (Light Maze, Today, $5.99) The game features different typical characters from the world cuisine, in iconic venues of local gastronomy. Each playable character has his own attack corresponding to his cuisine to spice the game up. Bon appétit!
Ski Sniper (Ultimate Games, Fri 28th February, $4.99) Discover all the sniper weapons including a crossbow! Complete objectives to get special rewards. Watch Your perfect shot trajectory from the special bullet-camera perspective. Admire bullet damage in the X-Ray mode. Choose Your perfect sniping spot. Become the best Ski Sniper around the world.
Skull Rogue (Drageus Games, Fri 28th February, $2.99) Skull Rogue is a rogue-like RPG inspired by the classics. Start with an ordinary skeleton and skill up to an incredible warrior. Dive into a world of eternal battles and endless progression.
Soul Axiom Rebooted (Wales Interactive, Today, $12.99) From the studio that brought you Master Reboot comes a first-person story-driven adventure puzzle game, set in the beautiful, haunting cyber-world of Elysia. Collect unique hand powers, discover multiple endings and choose your own destiny as you unravel the mystery of your digital afterlife.
Spartan Fist (JanduSoft, Fri 28th February, $14.99) Fight your way to fame, fortune and glory in this first-person puncher roguelite as you work to retrieve the fabled Spartan Fist. Playing as Emma Jones, a down-and-out detective working to earn her keep, you’ll tap your inner badass as you punch dudes so hard they explode.
Stab Stab Stab! (Monster Couch, Fri 28th February, $9.99) STAB STAB STAB is a brutal, physics-based, couch multiplayer fighting game where you stab your friends until they pop! Play as explosive fleshbirds with razor sharp beaks Visceral physics-based combat Battle it out against your friends in versus mode Team up in survival mode against the mindless hordes of cronenbirds AI players with adjustable difficulty to test your skills 12 unique and deadly arenas Wings, spider legs, tumors, and many other helpful mutations to pick up
The Adventures of 00 Dilly (Toplitz Productions, Thu 20th February, $14.99) Crash test dummy 00 Dilly withstood numerous crash tests in the 1950s but ended up heedlessly consigned to the dump. But then some confused aliens inadvertently breathed new life into him. Now Dilly wants to prove to the world that he is the right crash test dummy for any kind of test.
Tower Inferno (Digital Game Group, Wed 26th February, $7.99) See how many floors you can stack in this hot new game to stay ahead of the roaring flames! Stack this towering inferno as high as you can before it burns and falls over! The higher you build, the more stars you earn that you can use to unlock new colorful worlds. Choose from Pirate, Viking and Sci-Fi plus many more worlds to build in. Test your brain and reflexes in this fiery stacking puzzle!
UnderHero (Digerati, Fri 14th February, $16.99) Underhero is an RPG-platformer where the chosen hero has failed, and an underling of the evil king reluctantly takes his place as the new hero. Use timing-based combat to defeat enemies as you venture across the land, face off against quirky bosses, and save the Chestnut Kingdom from your own evil boss, Mr Stitches!
Voxelgram (Lukasz Krasniewski, Today, $7.99) It is a 3D variation of nonograms/picross. 176 puzzles 18 dioramas.
Wanderlust Travel Stories (Forever Entertainment, Today, $14.99) In a bar, on the world's most remote island, a group of strangers share their stories. Step into their shoes and experience travel from distinct perspectives. Wanderlust Travel Stories is a book that you shape. If you’re seeking something a little bit different it is for you—and if you can read this, you have all you need to get started.
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!