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
ONE PIECE: PIRATE WARRIORS 4 (Bandai Namco, 27th March, £49.99 / €69.99) - ONE PIECE: PIRATE WARRIORS 4 is the latest evolution of PIRATE WARRIORS action! Based on the concept of "experiencing a real ONE PIECE battlefield," buildings will come crashing down during the action and attacks will throw up smoke and dust, placing you in the thick of the ONE PIECE world!
Gigantosaurus The Game (Outright Games, 27th March, £34.99 / €39.99) - Explore and race across the prehistoric world of Gigantosaurus. This Disney dino tale is part saving the world, part super race, and all giant fun! Rocky, Tiny, Mazu and Bill have scary problems – like the meteor that’s blocked up Giganto’s volcano! Only you and your dino friends can dare to solve puzzles and save the day – but you might need Giganto’s powers too! And the end of each story is the start of a super rally to the next zone. Will you be the most roarsome adventurer or the fastest racer?
Saints Row IV: Re-Elected (Koch Media, 27th March, £34.99 / €39.99) - You are the President of the United States of America, and you must save all of us on Earth. The Boss of the Saints has been elected to the Presidency of the United States but the Saints are just getting started. After a catastrophic alien invasion of Earth, led by the evil Overlord Zinyak, the Saints have been transported to a bizarro-Steelport simulation. With homies new and old at their side and an arsenal of superpowers and strange weapons, they must fight to free humanity from alien granddaddy Zinyak’s mental grasp.
Switch eShop - New Releases
Good Job! (Nintendo, 26th Mar) - Rise through the ranks in your quest to become the new CEO of your dad’s company in Good Job! on Nintendo Switch! Together with a friend, climb the corporate ladder to take over the family business by tackling bizarre office problems – from building the company zen garden to delivering cubes of goo!
Panzer Dragoon: Remake (Forever Entertainment, 26th Mar, £22.49 / €24.99) - On a far, lone planet, you encounter two dragons awakened from the ancient times. Armed with a deadly gun from the past, and the guidance of your armoured blue dragon, you must fulfil your destiny and keep the Prototype Dragon from reaching the Tower, or die trying.
STAR WARS Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy (Aspyr, 26th Mar, £17.99) - The online multiplayer classic comes to Nintendo Switch with modernised controls. Take on the role of a new student eager to learn the ways of the Force from Jedi Master Luke Skywalker.
Shinsekai Into the Depths (CAPCOM, 26th Mar, £15.99 / €19.99) - Capcom presents a fresh and original undersea exploration game, filled with unique visual and audio experiences for you to discover. The land has slowly but steadily been covered with ice, forcing mankind to take refuge in the ocean. Even the sea cannot protect them forever. The ice overtakes the undersea home of a lone aquanaut, forcing an unplanned journey of exploration and discovery. Take control and follow a mysterious mechanical creature ever deeper... Could there be others still living on so far beneath the surface?
Vampire: The Masquerade - Coteries of New York (Draw Distance, 24th Mar, £16.19 / €17.99) - Vampire: The Masquerade - Coteries of New York presents the conflict between two vampiric factions: the traditionalist Camarilla and the fiercely independent Anarchs. It's a unique, atmospheric, single-player narrative experience, set in the rich universe of Vampire: The Masquerade 5th Edition.
One Step From Eden (Humble Bundle, 26th Mar, £17.99 / €19.99) - One Step from Eden combines strategic deck-building and real-time action with rogue-like elements, allowing your character the chance to carve a path of mercy or destruction. Fight alone or with a friend in co-op as you cast powerful spells on the fly, battle evolving enemies, and collect game-changing artifacts. Can you make it to Eden or will your destruction be imminent?
Ara Fell Enhanced Edition (DANGEN Entertainment, 26th Mar, £16.19 / €17.99) - Ara Fell is a 16-bit era Japanese-style RPG that was released on Steam in 2016. It has been praised for its charismatic characters, RPG nostalgia and passionate development by Stegosoft Games.
Bohemian Killing (Ultimate Games, 23rd Mar, £6.11 / €6.79) - Alaska In Bohemian Killing. The gameplay mechanics are based on the concept of two tightly interconnected timelines. The game offers a massive number of opportunities and ways by which the player can try to prove the protagonist's innocence. For example, the player can lie, support their testimony with additional evidence or even pretend to be insane in order to clear the protagonist of charges.
Bug Academy (Ultimate Games, 23rd Mar, £9.93 / €11.04) - The Bug Academy consists of a series of lessons in which we overcome challenges based on logic and the physics system. They have to face various tasks - including delivering parcels, repairing damaged installations, building bridges, extinguishing fires, as well as playing musical instruments, painting, dancing, and even flying into space; all within the bounds of a physics system which, of course, leads to many funny situations.
Card Game Bundle Vol. 1 (Digerati, 26th Mar, £6.47 / €7.19) - Deal yourself in with this card game double-pack from Digerati! This bundle contains: Frost – a deck-building, solo survival card game set on a harsh, frozen world ravaged by a lethal storm. Monster Slayers – a rogue-like deck-building RPG adventure with an innovative card-based battle system.
Children of Zodiarcs (£15.99 / €17.99) - Take control of Nahmi and her fellow outcasts, utilising a brand new deck and dice-based combat system to strike a blow to the noble Lords’ and Ladies’ unquenchable thirst for profit. Story Professional thieves on the trail of an ancient relic, the group infiltrates the glittering halls of a corrupt noble’s private chambers in pursuit of their target, narrowly escaping the wrath of the city guards at every turn.
Colorgrid (QUByte Interactive, 24th Mar, £0.89 / €0.99) - Find the correct positions for your lasers and mirrors to get the right mix of colours in each material. 70 hand-crafted levels with increasing complexity. Originally composed music to help you focus and relax while solving the puzzles. Learn the basics of colour mixing to solve the levels.
CopperBell (£6.29 / €6.99) - Copperbell is a hand-drawn adventure game where a demon lurks in the forest and only you can banish the evil. Test your wit and will by fighting enemies and evading traps. Explore and master dangerous environments. Uncover secrets and defeat challenging bosses!
Deep Sky Derelicts: Definitive Edition (1C Entertainment, 24th Mar, £22.49 / €24.99) - In a grim dystopian future, where mankind has scattered across the galaxy and the human society has split into two distinct classes, you are a poor stateless outcast forced to live off scraps from derelict alien stations and ships in the outer space.
Dogurai (QUByte Interactive, 24th Mar, £2.24 / €2.49) - In a dystopian future, where Armies and the Police were replaced by robots and machines, their creator decided to take over the world. Now, it's up to Bones, a retired dog samurai from the Special Forces, to fight against the robot menace alone. You will face several robot leaders in an action-packed platforming throughout the city, fighting in urban sewers, military facilities, factories and even in sky-high structures.
Dream Gallery (Funalter Games, 26th Mar, £4.99 / €5.49) - Start your Journey to Dream Gallery In this marvelous sunny world, fallen flower petals lie in profusion. The clear mountain creek gently bubbles. Red-crowned cranes leisurely stroll across the creek, casually pecking fish from the water.
Duck Souls+ (£4.99 / €4.99) - Duck Souls+ is a fast-paced, action platformer about a little duck with an incredible skill to dash and a mission, find all the eggs to save his species. Duck Souls+ is set in a cute and deadly fantasy world, where many traps will rip your wings off your body while you struggle to grasp the frail, fragile egg.
Grand Guilds (Keybol Games, 26th Mar, £14.39 / €16.19) - Grand Guilds is a story-driven, tactical RPG with unique card combat mechanics. You and your comrades will journey the lands of Irin, a continent on the brink of another war, while engaging in challenging tactical combat. Each playable character has unique mechanics and abilities that, when combined properly, will make the difference between complete victory or utter defeat.
Hyperspace Delivery Service (Zotnip Games, 24th Mar, £8.09 / €8.99) - You’ve been hired by the Hyperspace Delivery Service to make a delivery to planet Miridian V. Located on the other side of explored space, the trip to Miridian V will be a dangerous yet lucrative journey full of mad robots and unpredictable stellar phenomenon. Can you and your crew survive the trip?
Indie Darling Bundle Vol 2 (Digerati, 26th Mar, £6.29 / €6.99) - Enjoy three indie favourites from Digerati! This bundle contains Bleed 2, Slayaway Camp: Butcher’s Cut, and The Aquatic Adventure of the Last Human. Bleed 2: A furiously fun and fast-paced run-and-gun arcade action game, Bleed 2 welcomes back pink-haired heroine Wryn, the world’s greatest – and only remaining – hero, as she fights to defend the globe from an invading force of villains.
Jeopardy! (Ubisoft, 24th Mar, £15.99) - 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.
JigSaw Abundance (Playstige Interactive, 26th Mar, £4.49 / €4.99) - JigSaw Puzzle game with touch-screen support! Use your finger to play your favourite jigsaw puzzle games. Now with more themes and more puzzles! 50 Different High-Quality Puzzle Images. 10 different themes to choose from. 14 calming puzzle music tracks.
Mekorama (Rainy Frog, 26th Mar, £4.49 / €4.99) - Guide the adorable robot "B" (because he looks like a Bee) to safety after he crash lands on a strange cubic planet. Explore each level, rotating it in 3D to see all sides, looking for a way through to the goal. Make use of lifts and slide platforms to get around while looking out for dangers. Think outside of the box to find solutions sometimes in unconventional ways to find a way forward.
NecroWorm (Walkabout Games, 26th Mar, £2.69 / €2.99) - Chew your way through 120 levels of addictive puzzle gameplay, where your only goal is to devour everything but your own wormy self. It's quick, tasty, and hard to resist. Just like a late-night snack. How hard can it be to grab a bite?
One Step From Eden (Humble Bundle, 26th Mar, £17.99 / €19.99) - One Step From Eden is a deckbuilding roguelike set in a bleak post-war world with one shining beacon of hope, Eden. The game is centred around relentless real-time grid combat. Cast powerful spells on the fly, battle evolving enemies, find game-changing artifacts, make friends or make enemies, just make it to Eden.
Repressed (£7.19 / €7.99) - In Repressed, the standard physical hero is abandoned, which affects the change in the environment in which he is able to function. As a shadow, the player must make sure to stay in the light and have space to bounce back. It is therefore important to use the right perspective.
Rhythm of the Gods (Nellyvision, 23rd Mar, £4.49 / €4.99) - Solve the problems that the mortal realm faces in this auto-running, Greek-inspired rhythm game. Fight a variety of mythological monsters that are causing a chorus of chaos to impress each god and earn your right to challenge them one-on-one - in a battle of rhythm, of course.
Sin Slayers: Enhanced Edition (Black Tower Games, 26th Mar, £14.39 / €15.99) - Create, equip and lead a team of heroes. Each unit will have its own abilities and weaknesses, so plan your combat strategy accordingly. You’ll journey through stinking primeval forests, boneyards riddled with crypts and the graves of fallen warriors, and other places even the bravest adventurer would fear to tread.
Slot (Sabec, 25th Mar, £8.09 / €8.99) - Felling lucky? Then try your luck with Slot, a fun and easy to play slot machine simulation game that brings you all the glitz and glam of the Vegas Strip, anytime anywhere. Kick-start your wild Vegas adventure with 1,000 coins. How much can you win?
Trailer Trashers (Sakari Games, 26th Mar, £7.19 / €7.99) - Challenge your friends in Death-match, Last Man Standing, Shotgun Soccer or crown yourself king of the couch in the all-including Party Mode! All bullets will bounce off the walls, giving your friends no place to hide, but watch out since your bullets might end up biting you in the ass.
Wanba Warriors (Zodiac Interactive, 26th Mar, £8.99 / €9.99) - Have you got what it takes to be a Wanba Warrior? Step into the absurd world of calligraphy combat and prepare to lay the smackdown upon all who dare to oppose you, dishing out damage with your chosen ink brush of brutality!
Wenjia (indienova, 26th Mar, £5.03 / €5.59) - Wenjia is a 2D platform game with puzzle-solving elements. Players can freely travel between two realms (the material world and the energy world), each of them with different challenges and obstacles.
Wheel of Fortune (Ubisoft, 24th Mar, £15.99) - Play as a contestant on Wheel of Fortune®, America's favourite 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.
CHAOS CODE -NEW SIGN OF CATASTROPHE- (ARC SYSTEM WORKS, 26th Mar, £8.99 / €9.99)
R.B.I. Baseball 20 (MLBAM, 24th Mar, £22.99 / €26.99)
Switch eShop - Demos
BRAVELY DEFAULT II (Nintendo)
Harvest Moon: Mad Dash (Rising Star Games)
Torchlight II (Perfect World)
The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III (NIS America)
Switch eShop - Pre-Orders
Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Games (Nintendo, pre-order from 26th Mar)
Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition (Nintendo, pre-order from 26th Mar)
In Other Waters (Fellow Traveller, pre-order from 24th Mar)
Switch eShop - Special Offers
|Knights of Pen and Paper +1 Deluxier Edition (Plug In Digital)||-60%||Wed 15th Apr|
|One Piece: Unlimited World Red - Deluxe Edition (BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment)||-75%||Sat 25th Apr|
For all special offers, please visit Nintendo's website.
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!