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
Zombie Army Trilogy (RebellionInteract, 31st Mar, £29.99 / €34.99) - Zombie Army Trilogy is a pulse-pounding third-person shooter with three epic campaigns, a heart-pumping horde mode, and intense horror action. In the dying flames of World War II, a legion of undead super soldiers threaten to overwhelm the whole of Europe. Fight alone or team up to save humanity from the zombie menace! Battle through three epic campaigns across 15 demon-infested missions. Play solo of fight back to back in online or local wireless co-op for 2-4 players. Dare you take on the challenge? Read our Zombie Army Trilogy review
Switch eShop - New Releases
Operencia: The Stolen Sun (Zen Studios, 31st Mar, £26.99 / €29.99) - Operencia: The Stolen Sun embraces everything you love about classic first-person dungeon-crawlers, enhancing the old-school turn-based RPG experience with modern sensibilities. Gather your team of memorable characters and guide them through a world inspired by Central European mythology, where history meets legend. Unreal Engine 4 powers breathtaking environments, from traditional tombs and dungeons to enchanted castles and a forest made of copper. - Read our Operencia: The Stolen Sun review
HyperParasite (QubicGames, 3rd Apr) - Invading a grime encrusted dystopia straight out the eighties, you're the monster the authorities warned about. Dragging your bloody tentacles on the greasy asphalt, you snatch body after body. You are the HyperParasite; an evil alien with a bone to pick with humanity…just because it’s fun. Infesting the sickest corners of the most ass-kicking decade, you must fight your way to the top of the pop-cultural food chain, in order to push the Big Red Button and bring about the mushroom cloud of finality. Be the baddest, navigating the dangerous procedurally generated streets of a hopeless past, in this tough twin-stick roguelite brawling S.O.B.
Totally Reliable Delivery Service (tinyBuild Games, 1st Apr, £13.49 / €14.99) - Delivery attempted, that's a Totally Reliable Delivery Service guarantee! FEATURES: Local and Online Multiplayer: Go it alone to ensure the safety of your deliveries, or join your friends and put your teamwork to the test. Controlled Noodly Chaos: Unpredictable ragdoll physics meets snappy platforming. Sprint, leap, dive, and grapple with ease, but collide with something and you'll be knocked out cold!
In Other Waters (Fellow Traveller, 3rd Apr) - Play as an Artificial Intelligence guiding a stranded xenobiologist through a beautiful and mysterious alien ocean. A non-violent sci-fi story, enter a world of wonder, fear and vulnerability, unravelling the history and ecology of an impossible planet. What will you discover together?
Cat Girl Without Salad: Amuse-Bouche (WayForward, 1st Apr, £6.24 / €7.1) - Blast everything that moves in this genre-defying action extravaganza! Take control of Kebako, a cat-eared intergalactic bounty hunter, as she patrols the galaxies with her faithful companion Squiddie in search of ridiculous space criminals. Combining classic 2D shoot-'em-up gameplay and a hilarious story with weapons inspired by game genres such as puzzle, sports, platformer, rhythm, and RPG, this bombastic side-scrolling experience pushes the absurdity meter to its limits and beyond!
Chapeau (SaltCastleStudio, 31st Mar, £11.04 / €12.74) - The spirit of local co-op is alive, and it’s haunting hilarious headwear! Go Head to Head with your friends in frantic Versus modes or try working together in Cap-tivating co-op. You can even fly solo in Challenge mode to unlock new hats and maps! Bounce, float and zoom through the air and land on people’s heads to score points.
Curious Expedition (Thunderful, 2nd Apr, £13.49 / €14.99) - Curious Expedition is a roguelike expedition simulation set in the late 19th century. Together with famous personalities you'll venture on unprecedented expeditions to regions never before explored in search of fame, science and treasures in a procedurally generated world full of wonder and mystery.
Drift Zone Arcade (£17.99 / €19.99) - Welcome to the world of drifting! The smell of burned rubber, the roar of 500 bhp engines and the style you have never seen before! Take part in two types of competition and win high cash prizes and reputation points needed to climb up the career ladder. Buy new cars, upgrade them and drive the wheels off them in diverse tracks.
Horror Bundle Vol. 1 (Digerati, 2nd Apr, £5.49 / €6.09) - This pack includes: Paranautical Activity, Uncanny Valley, and Slain: Back from Hell.
Junk Jack (Pixbits, 2nd Apr, £13.49 / €14.99) - Travel in procedural planets full of content to discover, monsters to combat, crafts to learn and loot to equip or simply proudly display in your home. Enjoy the charming experience focused on building and improving your home. Tame and breed creatures, cook foods, collect animal companions, farm exotic plants, collect fish, grow flowers, play with your friends!
Lost Artifacts (8Floor Games, 2nd Apr, £7.89 / €8.79) - After the Soulstone is stolen during an auction in the national museum, Claire and her helpers witnessed the revival of the terracotta army and its Emperor. The Emperor wishes to take over the world by awakening a dragon from the crater of a volcano, but our heroes have other ideas. Go on a journey through a country full of myths in the exciting casual strategy game Lost Artifacts: Soulstone.
MazM: Jekyll and Hyde (CFK, 2nd Apr, £9.03 / €9.99) - "MazM: Jekyll and Hyde" is a darkly entertaining adventure game based on the classic 1886 novel "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" by Robert Louis Stevenson, in which you'll tackle the mystery from a totally new angle! You'll travel back to 19th century London and view the city through the eyes of Mr. Utterson, a lawyer that walks the true path hunting for clues to solve a disturbing mystery, and Mr. Hyde, who has been pushed to his physical limits.
Nirvana Pilot Yume (RedDeerGames, 30th Mar, £4.49 / €4.99) - Welcome to 3080: the barrier of the Speed of Light has been broken, and the Atanasij Power Engines allow spaceships to travel at Ultrathought speed. War is just a memory, and interplanetary disputes are now settled in the G. U. R. U. (Great Ultrathought Race of the Universe), where selected pilots of each Orbital City compete in enormous interplanetary circuits.
Pocket Harvest (Kairosoft, 2nd Apr, £11.69 / €13) - Leave the rat race behind and reap the joys of life on your very own farm in Pocket Harvest! Cultivate crops with love, ranging from crisp lettuce to succulent strawberries, and refine them into prizewinning produce to bring orders from the local grocers flooding in. Adorable animal friends will lend a helping hoof too, providing milk, wool, eggs, and more! Feeling more ambitious? Boost your income and your image through tourism!
Random Heroes: Gold Edition (£4.99 / €4.99) - The Earth is being invaded by terrifying aliens! It’s up to you and a bunch of random heroes to save the day and stop the invasion! Shoot and jump your way through over 108 levels to stop the alien menace and bring peace to the planet. Will you be able to survive? Collect cold hard cash to upgrade your arsenal and teach those invaders who’s boss. Unlock new heroes to play as, each with their own unique stats.
Rascal Fight (Coconut Island Games, 2nd Apr, £9.99 / €10.99) - Up to 4 players may play together on the same computer. In our game, you can trapeze on walls, use weapons from all over the world, and pick up different guns and rifles. We've also loaded it with such entertaining weapons as baseball bats, fly swatters and more! Each will bring its own unique feel to the game.
Snakeybus (Digerati, 2nd Apr, £8.63 / €9.59) - Snakeybus is an absurd arcade-driving game and frantic score-chasing experience where the biggest danger is yourself! Wind through city streets, pick up as many passengers as you can and deliver them to their destination to increase your score AND the length of your bus! Boost, jump, and steer around an obstacle course of your own making! Test your serpentine skills with various maps, modes, and bus types! All aboard the Snakeybus!
Stones of the Revenant (ChickenCat Games, 31st Mar, £4.79 / €5.39) - Stones of the Revenant is inspired by retro arcade beat-em-ups mixed with elements from your favourite classic action-platformers. Choose from six playable heroes; Radcliffe the Knight, Halvar the Barbarian, Brielle the Sorceress, Galina the Ranger, Isaak the Thief, and Fritz the Tinkerer.
The Complex (Wales Interactive, 31st Mar, £8.99 / €11.69) - After a major bio-weapon attack on London, two scientists find themselves in a locked-down laboratory with time, and air, running out. With over 100 interactive choices, you will attempt to escape the lab with several different endings that are discovered based on your decisions and your relationships with other characters. The Complex is a female-driven production written by Lynn Renee Maxcy, part of the Emmy award-winning writing team from The Handmaid’s Tale.
WordHerd (Nellyvision, 31st Mar, £2.74 / €3.07) - Take a break with Mia and zone out of the daily grind with chilled gameplay and absorbing wordplay. Help Mia call the lost animals home before nightfall. Learn some modern, obscure and comic meanings as you try to beat your longest, rarest and highest scoring words through the ninety levels of word detective animal rescue. Mia will do her best to help you but when she's out of words you're on your own... Words can twist and turn across the board, any word you find can help Mia.
Wurroom (Sometimes You, 1st Apr, £0.89 / €0.99) - Wurroom is an interactive art experience born in the minds of two holographic entities: Michael Rfdshir and Serge Bulat. It is designed to reveal things about ourselves and measure our imagination. You are just a Hand, lost in the undefined hyper wonderland, where visions, thoughts, and ideas from your subconscious, intermix with the fragments of "other", inexperienced worlds.
Switch eShop - Demos
DLC / Add-On Content
Nintendo Switch games with new add on content this week:
Switch eShop - Spring Sale
Nintendo is hosting a huge spring sale right now in Europe. More than 300 games are discounted in total.
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!
It seems that 30% is the most popular discount from the list about. Long way from the better sounding up to 80% off.
The link on Nintendo UK seems to be broke after page one, so can't see the other games.
Hellblade for me, missed it last time it went on sale and looks like no physical on the horizon. Maybe Sonic Mania, but does it include the DLC?
@zool Nintendo's UK site is always broken / slow on a Thursday.... in fact, it's always suffering with slow down.
@sikthvash thanks 👍
@zool No worries! Tis a pain, so I've just been slowly scrolling through the eShop on the Switch. The Touryst is on sale, which is great as I've been waiting for that ^_^
@sikthvash Yay, I want The Touryst too. Thanks 😀
@sikthvash Wait... it’s not running at 60FPS?! Delete, delete! 😜
Probably not downloading any new releases as I have my hands full at the moment but I've put Operencia: The Stolen Sun and Cat Girl Without Salad: Amuse-Bouche on my watch list. I'll download a few of the games on sale though like The Touryst and Cat Quest II.
I'll be getting totally reliable delivery service. That could good for a laugh.
No mention of Arcade Archives: The Tin Star in the list. Downloaded it for some preparation for the arrival of Sunset Riders.
Monster boy and the cursed Kingdom in the sale for me 55% off
Only 1 thing on my wish list that is on sale and it is only 30% off. Can hold off until next week to see what they add.
I went to the store to buy Bubble Bobble 4 Friends and Zombie Army Trilogy, physically. But, none of the stores I went to had them. So, then I started calling around instead, and everyplace that I called said that because of the pandemic, all of their shipments had been delayed. So, some stores said that they don't expect to receive their shipments of these games for at least another week or so. Some said they don't expect them until after April 20th. So, I'll wait until I can get those games physically, as I prefer physical copies over digital copies. But, I have plenty of other games to play in the meantime. So, I'll be ok.
Surley everyone loves shooting an undead army.
Whats up with snakeybus? Curious Expedition is VERY good.
You made a wise decision. Monsterboy is a great game.
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