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
BIG-Bobby-Car - The Big Race (Wild River Games, 24th Sep, £31.49 / €34.99) - Whiz across a world full of adventures in your BIG-Bobby-Car. Meet other BIG-Bobby-Cars, complete tricky missions and discover hidden treasures until the day comes when you win the annual Big Race and whoop it up on the winners podium as the new champion. Experience the first game using the classic BIG-Bobby-Car and the new BIG-Bobby-Car models NEO and NEXT. Explore an open world game involving a wide variety of tasks. Complete over 40 missions with lots of challenges in the course of a story.
Trollhunters: Defenders of Arcadia (Outright Games, 25th Sep, £34.99 / €39.99) - Jump into the world of Trollhunters as Jim Lake Jr. to stop Porgon the Trickster Troll and his sneaky plans! Team up with Claire in couch co-op and also get a helping hand from lots more loved characters to face unknown evil forces and help stop the Time-pocalypse! Upgrade your armour and boost your abilities to become more powerful than ever. The fate of the universe is in your hands!
Switch eShop - DLC Highlights
Cadence of Hyrule – Crypt of the NecroDancer Featuring The Legend of Zelda: Pack 3: Additional Story Content - Symphony of the Mask (Nintendo, 24th Sep) - Play as the mysterious Skull Kid and venture through a brand-new map, complete with new songs and a new story. Plus, he has the power to change abilities based on the masks he dons. What awaits Skull Kid in these strange lands?
Sid Meier's Civilization VI - Byzantium & Gaul Pack (2K, 24th Sep) - The Byzantium & Gaul Pack introduces Basil II as the leader of Byzantium and Ambiorix as the leader of Gaul. The Byzantine Empire can subjugate enemies with religious and military might, supported by their two unique units, the Dromon Ship and the Tagma. The Gallic horde focuses on military flexibility boosted by a backbone of culture and production with their unique Oppidum district. Also included is the new Dramatic Ages game mode, a new Map Type (The Highlands) and two new World Wonders (Biosphere & Statue of Zeus.)
Switch eShop - New Releases
Alluris (562 Interactive, 24th Sep, £8.99 / €10) - Prepare to embark on a journey like no other in Alluris. In this choose your own adventure game, play as a reluctant hero or villain to save the world... Or just save a colony of bears from some lumberjacks. However you play, you’re sure to walk away with a few crazy stories about your adventure.
Breakpoint (The Quantum Astrophysicists Guild, 24th Sep, £3.59 / €3.99) - We mixed elements from classic arcade games with modern sensibilities to bring you Breakpoint: a challenging top-down score chaser featuring melee weapons that explode. In a twist on the twin-stick formula, you have no ranged attack. Instead, slice, crush, and blast your way through the swarm. Push your weapons to their breakpoint to unleash a devastating explosion on your enemies. Break, charge, and break your weapons again as you fight to stay alive.
Car Driving School Simulator (£9.44 / €10.49) - Car Driving School Simulator is one of the most realistic car games available! In this feature-packed game you will test your skills driving awesome cars and learn useful traffic rules along the way!
CastleStorm II (Zen Studios, 23rd Sep, £17.99 / €19.99) - Bloody the battlefield! CastleStorm II levels up gaming’s greatest genre mishmash with ruthless destruction powered by Unreal 4, plus a whole new metagame of strategic, tactical conquest. The heroes of the Kingdom confront the vile forces of the Undead, and you’ll plot your path to triumph for both sides in two epic story-driven campaigns. But not without some hands-on chaotic carnage and delightful devastation!
Cooking Tycoons 2: 3 in 1 Bundle (£11.69 / €12.99) - Sharpen your skill as you cook a variety of delicious meals all over the world! Become the master chef you always dreamed of becoming! Cook hundreds of tasty dishes with all the possible kitchen appliances and countless ingredients! Spend your profits on upgrades, ingredients and appliances for your restaurant to attract more clients! This comprehensive collection includes three great cooking games: Breakfast Bar Tycoon, Sushi Time, Food Truck Tycoon – Asian Cuisine. It also provides expansion packs both for Breakfast Bar Tycoon and Food Truck Tycoon – Asian Cuisine!
Embracelet (Machineboy, 24th Sep, £9.99 / €10.99) - Embracelet is a puzzle adventure game with a gripping story, gentle and satisfying puzzles, characters you'll love and a beautiful, orchestral soundtrack. You play as Jesper, a Norwegian teenager who lives with his mom in the city. One day he is handed an old bracelet by his Grandfather who grew up in a fishing community up north. This bracelet has powers - strange, mysterious powers! Jesper is given the task to unravel the mystery behind the bracelet.
Going Under (Team17, 24th Sep, £15.99 / €19.99) - As an unpaid intern in the dystopian city of Neo-Cascadia, you’ll wield office junk as weaponry as you make your way through the offbeat procedural dungeons beneath your company campus. Failed businesses no longer just cease to exist--they sink beneath the earth, and their employees are cursed to wander the halls for eternity as monsters. It’s your duty to put these monsters out of their misery and repossess their assets--so that your boss can afford a new car, or something.
Gothic Murder: Adventure That Changes Destiny (orange, 24th Sep, £8.99 / €9.99) - Can she, a maid in an earl's household, change the fate of the lord she serves? An original mystery game, developed by Orange--creator of many mystery ADVs, such as the "Jake Hunter Detective Story" series. In each chapter, tragedy will befall our heroine, unless the player can stop them. There are five incidents to solve. Our story begins in early 20th-century England, at the manor of an eminent earl. Our heroine, a maid at this manor, often has dreams that foretell the death of the people around her. Her latest dream has warned her that the life of the lord she serves is in danger.
Great Conqueror: Rome (CIRCLE Ent., 24th Sep, £8.09 / €8.99) - A strategy experience with incredible detail and depth, you control great Commanders including Caesar, Pompey, Antony, Octavian, and Spartacus. Make major decisions on deployments, city improvements and more to emerge victorious! Take on the Campaign mode to relive history and lead an empire across Africa, Europe and Asia. Lead legions across historic wars, build cities, recruit soldiers, develop gear and naval fleets, and research new technologies – you have control.
Indie Darling Bundle Vol. 1 (Digerati, 24th Sep, £4.72 / €5.24) - Three indie favourites from Digerati! This bundle contains Slain: Back From Hell, Three Fourths Home, and Uncanny Valley.
Jet Set Knights (£8.99 / €9.99) - The king has gone away for a while, making the kingdom ripe for attack by the forces from the dark underworld. Princess Kitty and her subjects are now in danger! Can you save the day? Control one of the four brave knights, face hundreds of evil creatures and protect the princess at all costs! Jet Set Knights is an old-school arcade action platformer inspired by classics from the golden age! Experience a new take on the classic with unique tower defense and RPG elements!
Kirby Fighters 2 (Nintendo, 24th Sep, £17.99 / €19.99) - Prepare for multi-Kirby combat! Pick your favourite Copy Ability and fight to be the last Kirby standing in Kirby Fighters 2, a brand new brawler experience for Nintendo Switch! Fight alone against a flurry of opponents or play with up to three friends on one console, across multiple consoles via local wireless or online, in a range of competitive and co-operative modes. Alternatively, head for the Buddy Fighters Tower and fight your way to the very top – you never know what might be waiting there!
Lost Ember (Mooneye Studios, 24th Sep, £24.99 / €29.99) - A breathtakingly beautiful world holds the secrets of its past for you and your companion to uncover in this 5-hour journey. Experience the contrasting stories of the fall of mankind and the lush life in a world reclaimed by nature with a wolf as your main character and a determined companion at your side. Explore the land, sea, and air, as you possess any creature you come across to experience life from a whole new perspective.
Micro Pico Racers (Forsaken Games, 24th Sep, £3.59 / €3.99) - Micro Pico Racers is a fun top-down arcade racing game with retro-style graphics where you control of little cars racing over exciting tracks. Start your engines and prepare for the craziest and most addictive racing game ever. Fast-paced racing game with a fresh interpretation of the 16-bit style. This is an arcade racing game based on games that we loved playing in the arcades growing up. You could say it's inspired by those games, it's a tribute to them!
My Diggy Dog 2 (King Bird Games, 24th Sep, £8.99 / €9.99) - A couple of adventurers named Christopher and Clara once travelled the world in search of ancient treasure and the secrets of the universe. During one of their expeditions, they met a cute puppy and named him Marty. Since then he has always travelled with them and is passionate about adventure and digging. While hunting down a mysterious artifact called the Heart of Space, Clara suddenly disappeared. Exhausted from searching, Christopher returned to camp, where his faithful friend Marty was looking for him. Heartbroken, the experienced adventurer almost gave up on archaeology.
Orbt XL (Nickervision Studios, 23rd Sep, £0.89 / €0.99) - Stay in orbit while avoiding obstacles or being sucked into a black hole. Survive as long as you can while dodging and weaving between the various obstacles, the closer you orbit to the centre, the faster you achieve points. The longer you last, the harder it gets. Simple one-button controls; just pressing the Orbt button allows your planet to move away from the black hole, not pressing the button forces your planet to be sucked towards the black hole.
Perky Little Things (Sometimes You, 23rd Sep, £13.49 / €14.99) - It's a story of cherubim, who travels to different worlds and helps people to find some love. Explore various scenarios and put the hidden objects in the right places for your "naughty" satisfaction. Relax and unwind as you find yourself laughing uncontrollably through different scandalous levels. Each level offers unique and different experiences with over 50 crazy animations for you to enjoy. Jump in and see what kind of fun you can get into.
Rebel Galaxy Outlaw (Double Damage Games, 22nd Sep, £26.99 / €29.99) - Out of cash, out of luck, out on the fringe. Juno Markev has a killer to tail, a debt to pay, and more trouble headed her way. Rebel Galaxy Outlaw takes place in a greasy, blue-collar world of outlaws, truckers, cops and thieves. Strap into a variety of spacecraft, settle a score in a filthy space-bar over a game of 8-ball, rock out to over 24 hours of music, and engage in white-knuckle dogfights. In the Dodge Sector it’s hard to get by – and even harder to get even.
Rivals of Aether (Dan Fornace, 24th Sep, £26.99 / €29.99) - RIVALS OF AETHER is an indie fighting game set in a world where warring civilizations summon the power of Fire, Water, Air, and Earth. Praised for its competitive gameplay, smooth movement, and extensive training tools, Rivals of Aether is the perfect addition to the Platform Fighter genre.
RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Complete Edition (FRONTIER, 24th Sep, £19.99 / €29.99) - Build the park of a lifetime and rediscover the critically acclaimed rollercoaster simulation bestseller. Brought to life in this new Complete Edition, relive the full RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 experience or dive in for the first time and feel the thrill of a genre-defining classic, complete with both Soaked! and Wild! expansion packs. RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 gives you the tools and freedom to build the amusement park of your dreams. - Read our RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Complete Edition review
Secrets of Me (£13.49 / €14.99) - A romance game in which the protagonist gets plastic surgery and chases after handsome men in the name of love, for the player who's tired of run-of-the-mill otome games. Wanting to catch the attention of the object of your affection, Ichiro Yamada, you undergo plastic surgery. You also happen to have been taught the ins and outs of being a private eye. Using your tailing skills, you uncover a shocking secret: Yamada makes his living by being a marriage scammer. As you fall into despair, handsome men appear before you one after another. It's time to pick yourself up and give chase.
SELFY COLLECTION The dream fashion stylist! (GCREST, 24th Sep, £14.99 / €15.99) - From the popular avatar "Selfy", played by 13 million people globally, comes a new fashion coordinating game for the Nintendo Switch! As a newbie stylist, you get to travel around the world to coordinate outfits of your dreams! You can even make your own portfolio and share with your friends.
Twin Breaker: A Sacred Symbols Adventure (eastasiasoft, 23rd Sep, £7.19 / €7.99) - Twin Breaker: A Sacred Symbols Adventure is a story-driven brick-breaking game moulded in the style of ‘80s arcade classics, but with a plot, characters, and meaning! In the early 2300s, Earth is still recovering from a decades-long World War that engulfed most of the planet, except for an isolationist United States that used its power and prestige not to fight, but to reach for the stars. But when NASA’s generation ships disappear in interstellar space, only two pilots are capable of figuring out why.
Unrailed! (Daedalic Entertainment, 23rd Sep) - Unrailed! is a co-op multiplayer game where you work together with your friends to build a train track across endless procedurally generated worlds. Master random encounters with its inhabitants, upgrade your train and keep it from derailing!
Worm Jazz (Incospicuous, 21st Sep, £7.99 / €8.99) - Worm Jazz is a wriggly puzzler with a unique blend of game mechanics inspired by familiar classics. You take control of Mr. Mark, an earthworm with a particular fondness for smooth jazz and dapper headwear. Wiggle your way through intricate, mind-bending mazes filled with mines, wormholes and powerups! Are you able to gobble up all the food on each stage and reach the golden apple?
Switch eShop - Demos
Switch eShop - Special Offers
|Astebreed (PLAYISM)||-60%||Mon 5th Oct|
|Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2 (Inti Creates)||-30%||Tue 6th Oct|
|Blaster Master Zero (Inti Creates)||-50%||Tue 6th Oct|
|Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon (Inti Creates)||-50%||Tue 6th Oct|
|For The King (Curve Digital)||-60%||Thu 15th Oct|
|Velocity®2X (Curve Digital)||-75%||Thu 15th Oct|
|Rogue Aces (Curve Digital)||-75%||Thu 15th Oct|
|Bulletstorm: Duke of Switch Edition (Gearbox Publishing)||-75%||Wed 14th Oct|
|Duke Nukem 3D: 20th Anniversary World Tour (Gearbox Publishing)||-50%||Wed 14th Oct|
|FINAL FANTASY VII (SQUARE ENIX)||-50%||Wed 30th Sep|
|FINAL FANTASY VIII Remastered (SQUARE ENIX)||-50%||Wed 30th Sep|
|Final Fantasy IX (SQUARE ENIX)||-50%||Wed 30th Sep|
|FINAL FANTASY X/X-2 HD Remaster (SQUARE ENIX)||-50%||Wed 30th Sep|
|FINAL FANTASY XII THE ZODIAC AGE (SQUARE ENIX)||-50%||Wed 30th Sep|
|I am Setsuna (SQUARE ENIX)||-50%||Wed 30th Sep|
|R-Type Dimensions EX (Tozai Games)||-50%||Thu 8th Oct|
|Rocket League® (Psyonix)||Free||New Price|
|Disgaea 5 Complete (NIS America)||€39.99 / £34.99||New Price|
|Dead by Daylight (Behaviour Interactive)||€29.99 / £26.24||New Price|
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!