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!
Summer in Mara (Chibig, $24.99) Take care of your own island and explore the ocean in this farming adventure. 'Summer in Mara' mixes farming, crafting and exploring mechanics in a tropical archipelago with a colorful style and strong narrative.
Evan's Remains (Today, $6.99) Evan's Remains is a mystery-thriller puzzle adventure about finding a missing boy: Evan. The game combines logic-based platform puzzles with visual-novel style narrative inspired by Japanese graphic adventure games.
Across the Grooves (Nova-box, Wed 17th June, $16.99) Across the Grooves is an interactive graphic novel, set in a magical realism universe, where your decisions affect the destiny of Alice, the main character, drastically changing her reality and allowing her to explore alternative destinies by modifying her past.
Ancestors Legacy (Destructive Creations, Today, $39.99) Ancestors Legacy is a history-inspired real-time strategy game influenced by historical events in the Middle Ages. The game combines resource management and base building with large-scale, squad-based battles across vast battlefields. Experience medieval bloodshed like never before, thanks to the cinematic action camera that puts you right in the middle of the battle at the press of a button.
Animal Pairs - Matching & Concentration Game for Toddlers & Kids (winterworks, Thu 4th June, $4.99) In this classic pair matching game players must flip over cards to reveal matching pairs of two. The game can be played alone or with up to four players. The game makes use of the touch screen functionality only. So the menu and every scene can be played with touch controls only.
Arcade Archives NAUGHTY BOY (HAMSTER, Thu 4th June, $7.99) "NAUGHTY BOY" is an action game released by JALECO in 1982. Travel across forests, through barbed wire fences, and over rivers to purge the castle of monsters with fire! The stone-throwing action takes some getting used it, but once you experience the satisfaction of striking an enemy, you'll be hooked on it.
Coast Guard: Beach Rescue Team (BoomBit Games, Fri 5th June, $11.99) Become a member of a coast guard squad and explore beautiful beaches, helping people in need! Coast Guard: Beach Rescue Team is an exciting driving game that will let you drive and pilot multiple cool vehicles - cars, boats, buggies and more! With them, the game will take you along the beaches and into the sea. Drive patrol trucks on the sand, from there get on the road if you need to move to another location or hop into a rescue boat and pilot it into the sea.
Dots 8 (Nestor Yavorskyy, Fri 12th June, $1.99) Dots 8 is an abstract strategy game, played by two or more people. The game is superficially similar to Go, in that the goal is to "capture" enemy dots by surrounding them with a continuous line of one's own dots. Once an area containing enemy dots is surrounded, that area ceases to be playable.
Drag Sim 2020 (SC Ovilex Soft, Fri 5th June, $9.90) Drag Sim 2020 is the latest race simulator that will immerse you in the drag racing world! Enjoy driving over 70 spectacular cars, get under the hood with performance upgrades, customize your vehicle's paint, wheels and calipers, create unique racing machines!
Edna & Harvey: The Breakout – Anniversary Edition (Wed 17th June, $19.99) Edna & Harvey are back! The award-winning adventure with a new paint job! For Edna & Harvey: The Breakout – Anniversary Edition, Daedalic's classic has been redrawn and received a complete overhaul: high-resolution visuals, new technology, intuitive controls – it's a truly insane adventure.
Glass Masquerade Double Pack (Digerati, Today, $21.99) This bundle contains Glass Masquerade and Glass Masquerade 2: Illusions – beautifully artistic and calmly challenging puzzle games from developer Onyx Lute. Enjoy these two highly acclaimed games as you piece together over 50 intricately designed jigsaws at your own relaxed pace.
Half Dead (Room710Games, Fri 12th June, $4.99) Half dead is a multiplayer sci-fi game about a violent TV show. The players' goal is to survive in a network of rooms full of traps.
House Flipper (Ultimate Games, Fri 12th June, $24.99) House Flipper is a unique chance to become a one-man renovation crew. Buy, repair and remodel devastated houses. Give them a second life and sell them at a profit! Repair mechanics What you’ve got at your disposal is a set of tools and parts. Use them to hammer, drill, nail and screw things together, and do whatever is necessary to fit, fix or clean up stuff.
I dream of you and ice cream (ManolidisAimilios, Wed 17th June, $4.99) I dream of you and ice cream is a game about imperialism, the loss of identity and personal sacrifice. A sinister, doll-like entity has enslaved all mankind. Inside the complex where, every day, the entity questions world leaders about aspects of humanity - a potentially lethal process - an old scientist of unspecified gender is building a machine.
Lost Horizon 2 (Koch Media, Wed 10th June, $14.99) How far would a father go to save his daughter's life? If his name is Fenton Paddock, very far: when the British Army scout learns of the kidnapping of his daughter Gwen during a mission at the Suez Canal in 1956, he and Nazi hunter Anna embark on a dangerous mission far beyond the Iron Curtain.
Magazine Mogul (Kairosoft, Today, $14.00) Take charge of your own magazine! It's up to you to turn heads and help your community grow through the power of the press! It all starts with compelling coverage. Brainstorm story ideas and angles with your editorial team, then deploy staff to put those ideas into print. Hit the streets for info and you just might snag the hottest scoop of the year!
Pew Paw (Drageus Games, Fri 12th June, $6.99) Luckily, you have a third teammate: an old machine gun that you can upgrade for more twin-stick shooting frenzy! You’ll need to search the infested city for items required to craft new parts for your weapon and improve its damage, precision, firing speed, ammo capacity... The map is randomly generated each time you play, but always full of zombies with different abilities and equipment.
Pity Pit (eastasiasoft, Today, $4.99) Procedural 2D platforming goes vertical as you dig, mine, craft and bomb your way downward! Take the role of Oratio, a Dwarf who enjoys hanging around the mines with his dear wife, until a demon spawns from a nearby pit and carries her away!
Pop the Bubbles (Digital Game Group, Fri 5th June, $7.99) Blast and pop through levels of fun in this bubble shooter puzzle game! Match three or more bubbles and blast your way through each puzzle to rescue baby mermaids!
Project Warlock (Crunching Koalas, Today, $14.99) One man and his guns. Become a mysterious Warlock who embarks onto a dangerous mission to eradicate all evil. Put your finger on the trigger and travel through time and space to wreak havoc like in the golden days of fast-paced, adrenaline-pumping first-person shooters, hooking you for hours of super fun carnage. Let’s rock and roll!
Remnants of Naezith (Tolga, Fri 5th June, $9.99) Feel the acceleration in this fast-paced grappling hook platformer, Remnants of Naezith. It focuses on having freedom of movement, solid character control and not having any speed limitations. The fun of swinging with grappling hooks and the amazing feel of acceleration makes a great combination in this game. You play as Kayra, a human who shares his body with the soul of Naezith, the ancient thunder dragon.
Rigid Force Redux (Headup Games, Fri 5th June, $17.99) Classic shoot 'em up action is back! Rigid Force Redux breathes new life into the classic side-scrolling shooter genre with its lovingly hand-crafted 3D models, stunning environments, detailed effects and an electrifying synth-wave soundtrack.
Rogue Robots (Rust0 Games, Fri 12th June, $14.99) The fate of the whole of mankind is in your hands. Are you brave enough to take on the mission? New, action-packed, adrenaline-filled rogue-lite shooter to blast your mind of the planet is here! From the makers of legendary Drunk-Fu and Spareware, we’re here to introduce to you the sequel of Spareware.
Spacejacked (Ratalaika Games, Fri 12th June, $9.99) Spacejacked is a super fast-paced ARCADE TOWER-DEFENSE. Play as Dave, a lone technician tasked with protecting his spaceship from being overrun by aliens while it prepares to warp into hyperspace. Players who seek to experience a blend of action shooter and tower defense will enjoy this game!
Super Toy Cars 2 (Eclipse Games, Fri 12th June, $11.99) Super Toy Cars 2 is a fast-paced arcade racing game where you control miniature cars that speed through amazing tracks made of supersized everyday objects. In Super Toy Cars 2 you will race cool toy cars, alone or with friends, across crazy tabletop tracks made of everyday objects that take on a new dimension. In this world a sausage is the size of a bus, a burger is the size of a small swimming pool and you may encounter dangerous toy scissors cutting their way through the middle of the track.
Warborn (PQube, Fri 12th June, $24.99) RISE UP Rise up and deploy for battle in the Variable Armour, a technologically advanced suit of war. As the political climate between factions is thrown out of balance and the solar system is engulfed in conflict, lead your strike force of deadly mecha towards victory in turn-based tactical combat.
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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!