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!
Burnout Paradise Remastered (Electronic Arts, Fri 19th June, $49.99) The multi-million selling Burnout franchise races onto Nintendo Switch for the first time ever. Make action your middle name as you rule the open streets of Paradise City, in Burnout Paradise Remastered. Test the limits of skill and endurance as you push the boundaries of speed itself. Hurtle through hectic downtown avenues to wild mountain roads.
Darius Cozmic Collection Arcade (Taito, Tue 16th June, $44.99) Darius is one of the pioneers of side-scrolling shoot 'em up games, developed by legendary TAITO Corporation and first released for arcade machines in 1986. Experience 4 different titles across 7 versions of the classic Arcade games from the comfort of your home, on your TV screen or on the go in portable mode.
Darius Cozmic Collection Console (Taito, Tue 16th June, $59.99) Experience one of the most influential horizontally scrolling shoot 'em up series of all time from the comfort of your home, on your TV screen or on the go in portable mode. Developed by the legendary TAITO Corporation and first released for arcade machines, the monumental Darius Cozmic Collection Console offers 6 of the best console entries in the long-running series in a total of 9 versions!
Railway Empire - Nintendo Switch Edition (KalypsoMediaGroup, Fri 19th June, $39.99) United States, 1830: ‘The New World’ is in its ascendancy. Industry is booming, and the race is on to establish the most dominant and powerful rail empire in all of North America. It’s time to outthink and outmanoeuvre your competitors as you lead your company into the 20th century!
SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated (THQ Nordic, Tue 23rd June, $29.99) Are you ready, kids? The cult classic is back, faithfully remade in spongetastic splendor! Play as SpongeBob, Patrick and Sandy and show the evil Plankton that crime pays even less than Mr. Krabs. Want to save Bikini Bottom from lots of rampant robots with your mighty bubbles? Of course you do! Want to underpants bungee jump?
Ninjala (GungHo Online Entertainment, Wed 24th June) Use Ninja-Gum to blow bubbles that can be tossed at your foes, craft all sorts of weapons, and dash across stages. The appearance and variety of your weapon will vary depending on the type of Ninja-Gum you use. Take part in Battle Royale-style matches of up to 8 players and vie for supremacy with ninja around the world.
Jump Rope Challenge (Nintendo, Mon 15th June) Jump rope virtually and watch the on-screen counter increase with each successful hop! Another player can join in on the fun with another Joy-Con controller as you strive for a high score. Make sure to stretch properly before play. Gameplay requires varying amounts of physical activity.
Aery - Little Bird Adventure (EpiXR, Today, $6.99) Aery is a peaceful exploration game from the perspective of a little bird who decided to discover the world. Calm down from the hassle of your daily life, experience the feeling of flying and immerse into beautiful and atmospheric landscapes. It is a great game for relaxing and calming down after an exhausting day full of hassle.
AntVentor (Loopymood, Wed 24th June, $7.99) Have you ever wondered what the world would look like if you were the size of an ant? AntVentor is the first short chapter of the AntTrilogy series about an ant and his unusual adventures in a realistic macroworld. The main character is an inventor ant. Despite his small size, he has a big dream. He lived a simple life, until you showed up, broke his mechanism and ruined his plans.
Blood and Guts Bundle (Digerati, Today, $44.99) Satisfy your lust for carnage with three gloriously gratuitous games! This bundle contains Slain: Back From Hell, Slayaway Camp: Butcher’s Cut, and Super Blood Hockey. Slain: Back from Hell. A heavy metal inspired arcade combat game with stunning pixel art visuals, challenging old school gameplay and gore galore.
Colt Canyon (Headup Games, Tue 16th June, $14.99) Take your revolver and rescue your partner in this atmospheric and punchy Roguelike game. Colt Canyon is a 2D pixel art shooter where you control a cowboy, or one of the many other unlockable characters, whose mission is to save his kidnapped partner from the ruthless bandits.
Conjurer Andy's Repeatable Dungeon (Tue 23rd June, $7.99) Conjurer Andy's Repeatable Dungeon is a peculiar adventure game where you, the hero will journey into the depths of a repeating dungeon to collect loot, defeat unusual creatures like the Jelly Cube, Pizza Golem and recruit unlikely heroes such as the Mathemagician to aid you in going the deepest into the dungeon.
Cosmic Defenders (Natsume, Thu 11th June, $9.99) Cosmic Defenders is a 2D fast-paced revolving shooter about a group of unconventional heroes who use the powers of nature in order to stop chaotic aliens from taking over the universe. Cooperate with other guardians, protect the galaxy from the wicked, and restore peace in three game modes: Story Mode, Survival Mode, and Versus Mode.
Destrobots (7Levels, Today, $9.99) Destrobots is an easy-to-play, hard-to-master top-down shooter that will make every party a blast. Three core actions of Move – Spin – Shoot make for an explosive combination that ensures every match is fast-paced, challenging, and fun. Watch out for traps or exploit them against your opponents, be quick to hunt down scales-tipping power-ups, and forget the words “fair play”. Sharpen your reflexes so you can dance between enemy laser beams, land your own shots, and grab that sweet victory!
Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary World Tour (Gearbox Publishing, Tue 23rd June, $9.99) Frag like it’s 1996 – this time with even more asses to kick! Join the world’s greatest action hero in Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary World Tour as he saves Earth once again, saving babes across the globe. Blast your way through hordes of ugly aliens in four classic Duke Nukem 3D episodes. An all-new fifth episode from the game’s original episode designers includes a new weapon, new music from the game’s original composer, and all-new lines from the original voice of Duke.
Endless Fables: Dark Moor (Artifex Mundi, Today, $14.99) Pamela Cavendish, the world-famous anthropologist, travels to her niece's birthday in northern Scotland. Joyful ceremony turns into thrilling adventure, after the girl becomes kidnapped by a banshee from the other world.
Firefighters - Airport Heroes (UIG Entertainment, Thu 11th June, $39.99) The successful simulation series (including "Firefighters - The Simulation", "Firefighters: Plant Fire Department") is starting a new round. In Firefighters - Airport Heroes, players become everyday heroes in the very place where we feel most vulnerable: the world's airports.
Hakoniwa Explorer Plus (PLAYISM, Today, $11.99) Shacked up in an empty house in the Firsttown suburbs, our hero has a thing for taking down monsters. Talk to the townspeople to expand your field of exploration and freely traverse the land as you like. However you want to proceed, and however you want to take the monsters down is all up to you.
Him & Her (Thu 11th June, $0.99) Him & Her is a challenging Puzzle-Platformer in which the player must find a path to their significant other by defying gravity. Can you find love amidst darkness?
Invisible, Inc. Nintendo Switch Edition (Klei Entertainment, Mon 15th June, $19.99) Tactical Espionage. Take control of Invisible's agents in the field and infiltrate the world's most dangerous corporations. Stealth, precision, and teamwork are essential in high-stakes, high-profit missions, where every move may cost an agent their life.
Jacks or Better - Video Poker (eSolutions Nordic, Fri 12th June, $7.49) Enjoy the Casino Experience! Simple and clean design. Fast and easy gameplay. Gamble your winnings. View statistics. Climb the Leaderboard and earn bragging rights.
-klaus- (La Cosa, Today, $14.99) Klaus is a 2D puzzle platformer with a self-aware narrative. Its design takes inspiration from classics games combined with a tense and emotionally engaging story. Klaus discovers his identity while trying to escape from a mysterious basement. It‘s a self-discovery journey in which Klaus will remember his past through interactive memories.
Lost Lands: Dark Overlord (FIVE-BN STUDIO, Wed 17th June, $6.99) Susan had just stepped away to answer the phone, but when she returned she saw something pulling her son Jimmy through a shimmering portal. It closed before she could pull him back. To save him, she must find a way to this other world. Before Susan lies a world that no one else has ever seen before... a world where magic is real and anything is possible. Find out who took Jimmy and what they want in Lost Lands: Dark Overlord!
Masky (Forever Entertainment, Thu 11th June, $4.99) Take part in annual grand costume ball. Dance to the mystic sounds and invite as many dancers as you can. Keep balance and watch out for special skills of other dancers’ masks. Explore different worlds through the magic doors. Unlock and upgrade unique masks - dance longer and longer, faster and faster!
My Butler (D3 Publisher, Today, $9.99) This is a romance game for women where you can enjoy romance with hot butlers. The route characters are top-class celebrities who serve as your personal butlers -- sometimes sweet, sometimes aggressive.
Namco Museum Archives Vol 1 (Bandai Namco, Today, $19.99) Take a trip down memory lane and relive the magical times of the 8-Bit era with a collection of Namco’s hits and long-lost treasures in Namco Museum Archives Volume 1.
Namco Museum Archives Vol 2 (Bandai Namco, Today, $19.99) Take a trip down memory lane and relive the magical times of the 8-Bit era with a collection of Namco’s hits and long-lost treasures in Namco Museum Archives Volume 2
One Way Heroics Plus (PLAYISM, Today, $14.99) A world controlled by darkness. In-game, the darkness constantly advances from the left side of the screen, swallowing up the map. If you are swallowed by the darkness, it's game over. You cannot turn back. The screen will continue to scroll right even while shopping or fighting enemies.
Pack Master (Forever Entertainment, Thu 11th June, $4.99) What is more refreshing than the feeling of a nice, perfectly organized suitcase? Relive that relaxing feeling over and over again as you get ready to travel with Pack Master. Your one simple challenge is to fill your suitcase with the myriad objects provided.
Paint (Sabec, Today, $9.99) Take your Nintendo Switch and unleash the artist in you! Now with Paint you can draw, paint and colour-in anytime, anywhere. With so many different drawing tools available there is no limit to creating your masterpiece. Use the touch screen or the Joy-Con for maximum accuracy Paint will transform your Nintendo Switch into a real "drawing board" complete with all the accessories you need. As a bonus, we have also included some colouring-in pictures.
Pixboy (Forever Entertainment, Thu 11th June, $4.99) Pixboy is a 2D platformer in old-school colors that gives you the true retro vibes. There are 40 hand-crafted levels, 30 enemies, 150+ secret rooms, and 24 color themes resembling old devices from the previous century. Explore 4 different worlds with unique mechanics, fight with enemies (or show them mercy to get a special Pacifist Badge! ), try to beat speedrun thresholds set by ruthless authors, listen to an original chiptune soundtrack and have fun! Use this game to travel back to the '90s!
Polandball: Can Into Space (Alien Pixel Studios, Today, $2.99) Your main objective is to help Polandball here! Break through Earth's atmosphere and reach for the Moon to prove other countryballs once and for all they were wrong and conquer the final frontier! This is not going to be an easy task as you have a huge target on your back! Upgrade Polandball's Rocket Build a strategy on how you will conquer the space!
Push the Crate 2 (Polygon Art, Today, $4.99) Push the Crate 2 is a 3D transport puzzle game with 200 level with varying degrees of difficulty. From kid-friendly challenges to a real logistical mastermind - Push the Crate 2 has puzzles for everyone. All you need to do is to transport the crates to their target positions and make sure you won't get stuck.
Radio Squid (Ratalaika Games, Fri 19th June, $4.99) A young squid has been cursed! Now it’s up to you to lift the curse by reaching the depths of the sea with plenty of coins at the end! Explore deep sea floors while taking care of your enemies by utilizing the power of the siren song!
Roulette at Aces Casino (Digital Game Group, Fri 12th June, $7.99) Enjoy Los Vegas style Roulette at Ace’s Vegas Casino! Play on both European and American Roulette tables! Practice your skills and track your bets! Big wins will keep you coming back for more! Play on classic Roulette casino tables or have some fun with Ace’s Casino special Ghost Table! Test your luck and become a Roulette pro at Ace’s Vegas Casino!
Ruiner (Devolver Digital, Today, $19.99) RUINER is a brutal action shooter set in the year 2091 in the cyber metropolis Rengkok. A wired sociopath lashes out against a corrupt system to retrieve his kidnapped brother and uncover the truth under the guidance of a secretive Hacker friend. Sophisticated & Brutal Combat: Become the boss of the battlefield acquiring deadly supplies, enhancing your tactical senses and mastering other mind-breaking skills and gadgets that will leave your foes confused and powerless.
Seeds of Resilience (Forever Entertainment, Thu 11th June, $13.99) Build a village on a deserted island, and prepare for merciless natural disasters! Learn to choose the right items, understand nature's patterns, use real medieval construction and craft techniques in this turn-based management game.
Ship Sim 2020 (SC Ovilex Soft, Thu 11th June, $14.99) Welcome to the most exciting and realistic ship simulator game - Ship Sim 2020! Sail around the Mediterranean sea as the captain of a 400-meter oil tanker, a gigantic cargo ship or a luxurious cruise ship. Navigate your ship in a realistic and detailed open-world map and complete missions in many of the iconic port cities around the Mediterranean.
The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters (Headup, Fri 19th June, $14.99) Mina Park, a student of Sehwa High, awakens at night in her school. It isn’t long before she realizes that something is amiss. The once-familiar school where she spends her evenings studying looks twisted by something dark and sinister. She finds herself pursued by someone or something that looks eerily like her teacher.
Working Zombies (Jupiter, Today, $19.99) Kindhearted zombies who get no love just because they're zombies. They work hard to gain the approval of humans! Play as flight attendants, nursery school teachers, hairstylists, and plumbers! The zombies try out four different professions! With over 100 unique stages for you to master! And still more trials await after you've completed them all! Enjoy local multiplayer with up to 4 players! Play with friends or family!
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!