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
Catherine: Full Body (SEGA, 7th Jul, £44.99 / €49.99) - Our indecisive protagonist, Vincent, has been with his long-time girlfriend, Katherine, for five years. But instead of taking the next step into marriage, Vincent finds himself in an affair with the provocative blonde bombshell, Catherine! Thrown into discord by his own infidelity, he finds solace in the innocent Rin – further complicating matters. Adding to Vincent’s dilemma, he begins having nightmares that force him to climb for his life... Will he survive the trials and tribulations of love, or fall to temptations? - Read our Catherine: Full Body review
Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise (£39.99 / €49.99) - The true sequel to Deadly Premonition is coming to Nintendo Switch. In the year 2005, FBI agent York visits Le Carré, a small town in New Orleans where he encounters a mysterious serial murder case alongside his “friend” Zach. Produced by the original creative team. The story takes place in a small town in New Orleans which was created based on research and interviews. - Read our Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise review
My Universe - My Baby (Microids, 9th Jul, £35.99 / €39.99) - Discover a new generation of baby simulation: feed them, bath them, change their diapers, play together like in real life! Your baby needs you! Every action contributes to your baby’s happiness and love for you. Use all items at your disposal (toys, plushies) to motivate them to carry out new actions (standing, crawling, walking) and unlock more activities. Watch your child grow up in size and personality along the way! Parenting like a boss! Your efforts are rewarded: the more skills your baby learns, the more items and outfits you earn to personalise your experience.
STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town (£42.99 / €49.99) - Your farming life begins in Mineral Town, a charming village surrounded by nature. You've returned after many years to restore your late grandfather's farm to its former glory. Care for crops, livestock, and more as your very own story of seasons unfolds. Tend to the Farm! A rich variety of fruits, veggies, and livestock are waiting for you. Raise them all with love and care, and you'll have plenty of products to harvest, sell, or cook with! Mineral Town is full of friendly faces, both old and new! Head into town, give gifts, and learn all about your neighbours as you befriend them.
void tRrLM(); //Void Terrarium (£22.49 / €24.99) - In a world contaminated with toxic fungi, a discarded maintenance robot finds a lone human girl among the discarded junk in a scrapyard. To ensure her survival, the robot and a decommissioned AI known as factoryAI must create a refuge for her within a terrarium.
Switch eShop - New Releases
1993 Shenandoah (Limit Break, 9th Jul, £11.69 / €12.99) - Towards the end of the Interstellar Wars, chaos spread and one band of elite mercenaries acted more like pirates and looters than actual soldiers. The leader of this group was the notorious and infamous Colonel Nestor. Without a doubt the biggest prize of their looting was the Shenandoah, a device designed to terraform barren planets. With this device, Nestor and his men started to build an army that now poses a great threat to the known star systems. Your mission: Take down Nestor and bring back the Shenandoah.
Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2 (£13.49 / €14.99) - Curse of the Moon 2 brings classic 2D action and a dark, 8-bit aesthetic together with modern playability. The multiple-scenario structure of the previous title returns with an epic new story supervised by IGA (Koji Igarashi) himself. Players take control of Zangetsu, a swordsman from the Far East who bears a deep grudge against demonkind. Zangetsu must battle his way to the demonic stronghold, but he doesn't have to do it alone! Zangetsu can ally himself with a brand new cast of characters he meets along the way and add them to the playable roster. Three brand-new playable characters appear in Curse of the Moon 2, including the exorcist Dominique. Each new character adds a variety of gameplay options, abilities, and ways to complete the games' many stages.
Creepy Tale (£7.19 / €7.99) - While walking with your brother, everything turns into horror and drags the hero into a series of terrible events. Your brother has been taken by inhuman beings, and you are left face-to-face with an ominous forest filled with dangers and strange creatures. Solve the puzzles that you meet on the way, do not let yourself be caught, and save your brother! Find out the dark story that befell the once-calm and peaceful forest, turning it into a terrifying place filled with otherworldly evil. Perhaps it is you who will solve all the secrets of the forest and restore the peace... but don't get your hopes up.
CrossCode (Deck 13, 9th Jul, £17.99 / €19.99) - CrossCode combines 16-bit graphics with butter-smooth physics, a fast-paced combat system, and engaging puzzle mechanics, served with a gripping sci-fi story. This 2D action RPG is coming to Nintendo Switch in 2019, with a whole host of exclusive content!
Crowdy Farm Puzzle (7Levels, 9th Jul, £4.39 / €4.79) - The Crowdy Farm needs your smart head! As farm manager you will have to solve many brain-teasers to bring order to this place. Sort, organise and match. Plan, fit in and deduce in five different puzzle types! Cover grass fields with colours, set animals in matching rows, and learn the work of shepherd dog. But be precise: your thinking needs accuracy if you want to meet the challenge!
Dangerous Relationship (D3 Publisher, 9th Jul, £13.49 / €14.99) - You finally land a job in show business, which you had only ever known about through TV and magazines. In a single day, you end up meeting an idol, an actor, a model, a musician, and a comedian, and from that day on, you suddenly change from being an ordinary citizen to being a celebrity's girlfriend.
Demon's Rise - War for the Deep (Silesia Games, 9th Jul, £6.29 / €6.99) - Enter the depths of the ancient city of Angor and prepare for battle. Form a mercenary party of adventurers, sellswords, rogue sorcerers, and assassins, and enlist with an army of dwarves trying to retake their ancient homeland. Demon's Rise is a turn-based tactical game where players must lead a party of six heroes through the bowels of an underground city. Battles are intense affairs where the proper use of terrain and cover is as important as the choice of spell or attack.
DISTRAINT 2 (£6.19 / €7.99) - Redemption… Hope… Are these things that one can hope to acquire again after selling your soul in your haunting past? You are Price, a man who sold his humanity to get a partnership from a leading company: McDade, Bruton & Moore. Collect items and solve puzzles to progress through the story and find out if Price can reclaim his lost soul. DISTRAINT 2 follows on from the events of the first game. It is a sinister tale about restoring hope and finding your purpose.
Elden: Path of the Forgotten (Another Indie Studio, 9th Jul, £14.99 / €15.99) - Guide Elden on a mission across a blighted land to save their mother from ancient horrors. Engage in brutal, technical, combat and master eldritch magics as you walk the Forgotten Path.
Gas Station: Highway Services (£8.09 / €8.99) - Discover the intricacies of highway services work from two standpoints - as a driver and as their employee. So you will not only park on gas stations to fill your tank or wash your vehicle, but also drive a tow car, helping the ones in need. On some occasions you will even have to get off the beaten path and go offroad. Are you ready to complete all of the trials and challenges the game has in store for you? The challenges you will have to pass depend on the car of your choosing. You can select a sports car, a limo, a bus, a truck or even a tow car. The gameplay is a bit different for each one of them!
Gerty (Ultimate Games, 6th Jul, £11.69 / €12.99) - Gerty is a top-down rogue-lite twin-stick shooter with fully destructible environment. Carve your own path through replayable procedurally generated levels and create tactically advantageous situations to eliminate the alien threat in intense, tough but fair, action-packed gameplay. Mine Juice crystals to upgrade your gear, discover alien structures, and eliminate the source of the alien threat in singleplayer or local co-op mode.
Laraan (Flynns Arcade, 9th Jul, £4.49 / €4.99) - Created with a minimalist low poly style. Accompanied by a splendid movie soundtrack. You’re about to enter an old world of computer entertainment. Laraan bridges the gap between cinema and action-adventure games with a completely old style of fluid, cinematic storytelling. Using a completely old graphic system of cinematic zooms, pans, close-ups, and cuts, Laraan gets you involved in a breathtaking story of inter-dimensional travel. You’ll have to run, fight, investigate, solve puzzles and ride futuristic bikes. The complete musical score and realistic, digitised sound effects will make you feel like you’re on a movie sound stage.
Love Letter from Thief X (£19.99 / €24.99) - The Black Foxes, an infamous band of thieves... Their next target? You! But what could they want with you, a simple museum curator? The hacker with an attitude, the youthful sniper, the sexy master of disguise, or the dauntless leader... Who will steal your heart?
Retro Game Pack (Run-Down Games, 9th Jul, £4.49 / €4.99) - This bundle contains a collection of retro games. Games that we grew up playing or wanting to play as a child. All games contain a challenging CPU and local two-player modes. Travel back in time into the middle of a retro room. Play on the go, on the TV, or with others locally.
Robozarro (£5.03 / €5.59) - Robozarro is a physics-based 2D action game where robots B0-3 and 0-Ramatron embark on an epic quest through the outskirts, underbelly and rooftops of Mech Angeles to uncover the mystery surrounding the disappearance of Dr. Zarro.
Solitaire TriPeaks Flowers (7Levels, 9th Jul, £4.39 / €4.79) - In Solitaire TriPeaks Flowers you can play hundreds of levels filled with the most addictive version of solitaire there is! And you can do that along with your trusty cat companion that shall help you along the journey of filling your greenhouses with the most beautiful flowers of all colours! Playful and relaxed experience awaits!
Superliminal (Pillow Castle, 7th Jul, £12.95 / €14.39) - As you fall asleep with the TV on at 3am, you remember catching a glimpse of the commercial from Dr. Pierce’s Somnasculpt dream therapy program. By the time you open your eyes, you’re already dreaming - beginning the first stages of this experimental program. Welcome to Superliminal. Superliminal is a first-person puzzle game based on forced perspective and optical illusions. Puzzles in this game give you a sense of the unexpected. Players need to change their perspective and think outside the box to wake up from the dream. - Read our Superliminal review
The Great Perhaps (£8.99 / €9.99) - The Great Perhaps tells the story of an astronaut returning to Earth destroyed by natural cataclysms. There, among the ruins he finds an unusual artifact — an old lantern, in the light of which you can see glimpses of another time and travel to the past. Experience constant time travelling between an empty, melancholic scenery of the post-apocalyptic Earth and its vivid days gone by. The hero will face the danger in the post-apocalyptic present, as well as in the past. Help him on his journey to find out the true cause of the disaster and save the planet!
TroubleDays (qureate, 9th Jul, £5.89 / €6.59) - Can Lovelia successfully harvest technoforce?! Set in Akihabara, the awkwardly funny and slightly naughty new life of one naive succubus begins! The creatures of the demon world known as "succubus" use a male's sexual energy, his "technoforce" as their nourishment. One day, one such succubus known as "Lovelia" appears suddenly before the main character to steal the power of his lust, known as his "technoforce".
Vigor (£17.99) - Shoot and loot in tense encounters. Build your Shelter and vital equipment. Challenge others in various game modes. Play on your own or fight together.
Switch eShop - Demos
Switch eShop - Special Offers
|Aragami - Shadow Edition (Merge Games)||-50%||Sun 19th Jul|
|The Bug Butcher (2Awesome Studio)||-63%||Wed 22nd Jul|
|Sniper Elite 3 Ultimate Edition (RebellionInteract)||-60%||Thu 16th Jul|
|Outlast 2 (Red Barrels)||-75%||Thu 23rd Jul|
|Outlast: Bundle of Terror (Red Barrels)||-75%||Thu 23rd Jul|
|Northgard (Shiro Games)||-50%||Mon 20th Jul|
|Goodbye Deponia (Daedalic GmbH)||-50%||Sun 26th Jul|
DLC / Add-On Content
Nintendo Switch games with new DLC this week:
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!