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
Ion Fury (1C Entertainment, 28th May, £19.99 / €24.99) Shelly “Bombshell” Harrison takes on a quest to slay evil transhumanist mastermind Dr. Jadus Heskel in the streets of Neo DC. She leaves a trail of carnage throughout huge, multi-path levels filled with gigantic explosions, more secret areas than we can count, and inhuman foes behind every corner. There’s no regenerating health here; stop taking cover and start running and gunning. Shelly’s crusade to take down Heskel’s army will see her leave destruction in her wake with a wide arsenal of weapons, complete with alternate fire modes and different ammo types.
Shmup Collection (Storybird, 14th May, £13.49 / €14.99) - Shmup Collection is the ultimate shoot 'em up collection from the vaults of Astro Port studio. Each game was remastered to offer you the best gaming experience ever. Your mission is simple, fight all enemies and save humanity.
TT Isle of Man Ride on the Edge 2 (Nacon, 14th May, £53.99 / €59.99) - Without a shadow of a doubt it is one of the most dangerous motorbike races in the world. In TT Isle of Man – Ride On the Edge 2, you prove your worth in different championships before setting out to conquer the Snaefell Mountain Course, a 60 km-long track with both winding and straight sections that will push your riding skills to the limit. TT 2 features 17 additional tracks, 18 different motorbikes including classic models, and the official riders.
Switch eShop - New Releases
The Elder Scrolls: Blades (Bethesda, 14th May, Free To Play) - From Bethesda Game Studios, the award-winning creators of Skyrim, comes The Elder Scrolls: Blades – a classic dungeon crawler reimagined. The Elder Scrolls: Blades is free-to-play. Experience stunning dungeon adventures. Create and customize your city, restoring it to greatness. Conquer your rivals in epic one-on-one Arena battles. Create any character you want and discover unique weapons, armour, and abilities. Master the never-ending Abyss with a cutting-edge combat system.The Elder Scrolls: Blades enables cross-play so you can battle your friends on other platforms. You can also use cross-save to maintain your progression across multiple devices. Start a new character, or continue your previous journey, today!
Armed 7 DX (Storybird, 14th May, £6.29 / €6.99) - With ARMED 7 DX, discover 7 stages of pure mecha-shooting action with customisable weapons. Use all laser beams, space rockets and missiles to suit your needs. Gear up and fight!
Black Jack (£8.09 / €8.99) - Super Blackjack Battle II Turbo Edition introduces a roster of 12 very different characters all competing to become the greatest Blackjack player of all time.
Carnage: Battle Arena (BoomBit Games, 14th May, £13.49 / €14.99) - Strap yourself in and enter the arena! Carnage is a high-octane car combat game with a multitude of game modes. Choose the way you want to create chaos! Driving fast and getting to the finish line is only one of the multiple challenges that await you. Wreak havoc on the streets thanks to the extensive destruction model that lets you not only damage vehicles, but also cause visible changes in the environment. After a long battle, the location will look nothing like it used to at the start!
Cooking Simulator (Forever Entertainment, 14th May, £16.19 / €17.99) - Experience the world of restaurant cooking in a highly polished, realistic kitchen. Use ovens, gas stands, pots, pans, bowls and plates, everything you need. Prepare dozens of lifelike ingredients - from vegetables through fish to steaks and poultry - to cook over 60 real dishes, or anything you like. This is your kitchen. You can do anything here. If you really don't want to, you don't even have to cook anything.
Dungeon of the Endless (£17.99 / €19.99) - Dungeon of the Endless is the award-winning rogue-like dungeon-defence game, in which you and your team of heroes must protect the generator of your crashed ship while exploring an ever-expanding dungeon, all while facing waves of monsters and special events as you try to find your way out...
Emma: Lost in Memories (£7 / €7.99) - The main character, Emma, is young, vibrant and intriguing: she leaves her home following an owl, and soon loses herself in a world which she slowly finds more and more dangerous.
Greedroid (PLiCy, 11th May, £10.79 / €12) - Take control of the robot "IB" and explore the dungeon! Rogue-like dungeons change shape and form every time you dive in them. Defeat enemies and dig blocks to get to the door to the next floor. IB can lift any block or trap and throw it at you. You can use the surrounding terrain to fight off enemies from a distance!
HardCube (£5.39 / €5.99) - This arcade platformer for all hardcore lovers of toys. Simple and addictive time killer with lots of interesting setting in which a lot of different levels and worlds. Nice graphics eye accompanying soundtracks gameplay and online rankings. In our universe, you have to not only reach the finish line, you have to overcome difficult obstacles in a colourful world, held level by level to give an unforgettable experience.
Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Mega Mix (SEGA, 15th May, £34.99 / €39.99) - Take the stage! The hit rhythm game series returns with exciting new features. Mix it up and choose from two playable modes: traditional button control-based Arcade Mode or the new motion control-based Mix Mode. Featuring fan-favorite classics and new hits, choose from over 100 songs for endless rhythm fun! Take advantage of new customisation features! Choose from over 300 costumes and design custom T-shirts in the new T-shirt editor.
Huntdown (Coffee Stain, 12th May, £17.99 / €19.99) - In the mayhem-filled streets of the future where criminal gangs rule and cops fear to tread, only the bounty hunters can free the city from the corrupt fist of felony. Lay waste to the criminal underworld and make a killing in this hard-boiled action-comedy arcade shooter. - Read our Huntdown review
Island Saver (National Wetminster Bank, 13th May) - Welcome to Savvy! A group of amazing islands need your help! Horrid plastic waste has washed up and you need to sort it out with your trusty Trash Blaster! But look out for the Litterbugs. They love mess and they’re out to muck things up. You need to wash away gloop, collect litter, earn coins and rescue the bankimals! These special animals are living piggy banks and with them you can help save the Savvy Islands and make things good again.
Jet Lancer (Armor Games Studios, 12th May, £13.49 / €14.99) - You are Ash Leguinn: badass pilot, highly paid mercenary, and flight-school dropout. Your day job is fine - the daily grind of dealing with Sky Pirates pays the bills - but nothing compares to the rush of demolishing a ninety-ton mechanical monstrosity at the speed of sound. And you’ll have your chance. As mechanized weapons converge on Root City, you’ll have to be at the top of your game to survive, and you’ll have to surpass your limits if you want to save the world - Read our Jet Lancer review
Kakuro Magic (£1.24 / €1.49) - Kakuro is like a crossword puzzle with numbers. Each "word" must add up to the number provided in the clue above it or to the left. Words can only use the numbers 1 through 9, and a given number can only be used once in a word. Every kakuro puzzle has one and only solution, and can be solved through logic alone.
Kholat (Imagination, 14th May, £13.9 / €14.99) - A mysterious death of nine Russian hikers, which led to countless, unconfirmed hypotheses. The player will plunge directly into the boundless scenery of the inhospitable Ural Mountains with the task to find out what really happened. In the course of events, you may come across more speculations than expected...
Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee (Oddworld Inhabitants, 14th May, £17.99 / €19.99) - How would you feel if you broke your leg in a scrab trap, were abducted by soulless scientists, had an alien device implanted in your skull, and found out your race had been hunted to extinction? It's up to you to help guide Munch in efforts to rescue fellow test creatures. These critters will be forever loyal to Munch and in turn, enable his escape. Once free, Munch teams up with Abe and together they are guided by the wisdom of the Almighty Raisin. They are informed as to how to accomplish their goals, but in order to do so, they must work together.
Piano (£8.09 / €8.99) - Turn your Switch into a mini piano and learn to play anywhere, anytime. Piano is a simple and fun game for kids and adults of all ages that will teach you how to play your favourite songs. Choose from one of the 9 included classic learning songs that will teach you how to play them like a professional by highlighting the keys. You will be surprised how easy it is to play something that sounds so amazing so quick. Piano also comes with a free play mode, so you can play anything you want.
Roulette (Sabec, 14th May, £8.09 / €8.99) - Roulette is an easy to play simulation of the classic casino game where the objective of the game is to bet on the number or a combination of numbers by placing chips on the table where you think the ball will land after it spins in the wheel. Based on the rules of the classic American roulette game, simply place your chips on the table by either using the Joy-Con or tapping on the screen. Roulette uses an advanced physics engine that simulates the ball's smooth movement just like the real game. Are you brave enough to try your luck and stacks of chips in one single bet?
Satazius NEXT (Storybird, 14th May, £6.29 / €6.99) - Discover SATAZIUS NEXT the new classic shoot 'em up for your console. Completely redesigned and animated for more gaming pleasure, Satazius Next takes you to a galaxy far away. Lost on planet Agano, resist the attacks of space pirates and save the universe from destruction. Aim to kill to defeat your enemies.
She Sees Red - Interactive Movie (£7.64 / €8.49) - Someone has killed several people at a popular nightclub. A lone detective has been assigned to the case, following every clue... wherever it may lead. In this provocative interactive thriller, nothing is as it seems! Make choices. Affect change. Experience multiple endings and inhabit the mind of a killer in She Sees Red.
The Experiment: Escape Room (OnSkull Development, 13th May, £3.59 / €3.99) - While visiting a well-renowned doctor, you notice something is amiss at his office. Before you realise what's going on, he drugs you and you fall asleep. When you wake up, you are sitting on a chair in the back room, locked and unable to get out of the building. You can tell that the doctor is running some kind of experiment on animals and people and you are his next subject! Can you figure out what's going on and escape before it's too late?
Thy Sword (£9.99 / €9.99) - Thy Sword is a retro-inspired hack and slash roguelike with procedurally generated levels. Pick from different hero types like the Barbarian and Valkyrie to break the tyranny of the Dark Overlord! Pick from three different difficulty modes to suit your playstyle. New to adventuring? Then select apprentice mode to have infinite credits or if you’re a heroic veteran, choose hero mode where you only have one credit. Unlock additional heroes throughout your journey! Bring along a friend in 2-player cooperative mode to save the land from the Dark Overlord.
Travel Mosaics 3: Tokyo Animated (JetDogs, 12th May, £7.19 / €7.99) - Travel Mosaics 3: Tokyo Animated is the newest instalment in the nonogram puzzle series for Nintendo Switch. The Walkers are taking you on a fun sightseeing tour around colourful Tokyo! Get to know the famous attractions of the Japanese capital, solve new puzzles, answer quiz questions and expand your knowledge as you play. Each puzzle includes a recognizable picture that is revealed as you play, and you have 4 types of hints at your disposal if you ever get stuck.
Wolflame (Storybird, 14th May, £6.29 / €6.99) - With WOLFLAME, defend the living humanity of planet Sig Fildonia. Your mission is to destroy the invaders military base and turn Operation Wolflame into a successful resistance campaign.
Arcade Archives RADICAL RADIAL (£6.29 / €6.99)
Super Mega Baseball 3 (Metalhead Software, 13th May, £34.99 / €39.99)
Switch eShop - Demos
Switch eShop - Pre-Orders
- Bug Fables: The Everlasting Sapling (DANGEN Entertainment, pre-order from 14th May)
- Resolutiion (Deck 13, pre-order from 14th May)
Switch eShop - Special Offers
|Devil May Cry (CAPCOM)||-40%||Thu 11th Jun|
|Devil May Cry 2 (CAPCOM)||-40%||Thu 11th Jun|
|Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen (CAPCOM)||-33%||Thu 11th Jun|
|Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 (CAPCOM)||-33%||Thu 11th Jun|
|Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy (CAPCOM)||-50%||Thu 11th Jun|
|OKAMI HD (CAPCOM)||-50%||Thu 11th Jun|
|Mega Man 11 (CAPCOM)||-50%||Thu 11th Jun|
|Mega Man X Legacy Collection (WW) (CAPCOM)||-50%||Thu 11th Jun|
|Mega Man Legacy Collection (CAPCOM Europe)||-33%||Thu 11th Jun|
|Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate (CAPCOM Europe)||-60%||Thu 11th Jun|
|Hand of Fate 2 (Defiant Development)||-60%||Thu 28th May|
|Astebreed (PLAYISM)||-60%||Wed 27th May|
|Axiom Verge (Thomas Happ Games)||-40%||Thu 21st May|
|Mortal Kombat 11 Kombat Pack (DLC) (WB Games)||£15.99||Permanent|
DLC / Add-On Content
Nintendo Switch games with new DLC this week:
- Race with Ryan
- Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Mega Mix
- Island Saver
- Pic-a-Pix Pieces
- Super Kickers League
- Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum'n'Fun!
- TINY METAL: FULL METAL RUMBLE
- TT Isle of Man Ride on the Edge 2
- WorldNeverland - Elnea Kingdom
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!