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!
Switch eShop - Highlights
The Red Lantern (Timberline Studio, Inc., $24.99) - Survive the Alaskan tundra in this story-driven, rogue-lite survival adventure game as you find your way home with your team of five sled dogs. Manage your resources carefully, brave the cold and stave off the dangers of an ever-changing frozen wilderness.
Supraland (Humble Games, 22nd Oct, $19.99) - Experience a fresh take on puzzles and exploration in the ultimate “sandbox” adventure. Embark on a valiant quest to save your toy village in this first-person, open-world puzzle-platformer. Battle your way toward an audience with the Blue King.
GONNER2 (Raw Fury, 22nd Oct, $12.99) - Death needs your help! Journey your way through deep, dark and chaotic places with sparks of unimaginable color and crazy bosses, all while trying to literally keep your head. This procedurally generated co-op platformer will keep you on your toes with its intense, platformer-shooter action.
Carto (Humble Games, 27th Oct, $19.99) - Separated from her Granny during a storm, young Carto must use her innate cartography powers to map and manipulate the world around her on her quest to be reunited. Featuring lush, hand-drawn visuals across a variety of biomes, Carto is a charming adventure game wrapped around a unique, world-altering puzzle mechanic.
Switch eShop - New Releases
A Frog Game (EntwicklerX, 22nd Oct, $0.99) - In this game you just have to catch flies. Nothing more, nothing less. But be careful, you are not the only hungry frog. Eat special flies for better scores or time bonus. You also should know that not every fly is delicious!
Asterix & Obelix XXL: Romastered (22nd Oct, $29.99) - The year is 50 B.C. Gaul is entirely occupied by the Romans. Well, not entirely... One small village of indomitable Gauls still holds out against the invaders. And life is not easy for the Roman legionaries who garrison the fortified camps of Totorum, Aquarium, Laudanum and Compendium.
Blackjack Hands (QUByte Interactive, 20th Oct, $0.99) - Merge neighboring cards in the correct order to beat the Dealer. Enjoy and challenge yourself in this new experience. Use your arrow keys to move the cards. When two cards touch, they merge into one!
Cobra Kai: The Karate Kid Saga Continues (GameMill Entertainment, 27th Oct, $39.99) - Choose a side, master your moves, and embrace your destiny in an epic beat 'em up adventure inspired by the hit show. Take control of 8 playable characters with deep movesets, combos, progression, real-time character swaps, ultimate attacks, and much more! 34 years after the events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament, the rivalry of Daniel LaRusso and Johnny Lawrence continues. The fight is in your hands now!
CrossKrush (Ratalaika Games, 23rd Oct, $4.99) - Henry & Florence are a happily married couple, they enjoy music & have been dancing all their lives. But now, a noisy highway has been built right in front of their home, disrupting their harmonious lifestyle.
Death Race 2020 (Digital Game Group, 16th Oct, $5.99) - Race along this endless, post-apocalyptic highway! Collect coins and bullets and race until you reach high scores! Avoid other deadly rally cars that might get in your way and be sure to collect bullets so you can shoot them down to get past!
Double Pug Switch (aPriori Digital, 22nd Oct, $8.99) - Take control of the Pug Otis, the loyal companion of the Professor! After an accident in the Professor’s lab involving the mischievous cat Whiskers and some Portal Fluids, Otis and Whiskers are sucked into an alternate dimension.
Dungreed (Nicalis, 27th Oct, $14.99) - In Dungreed, the player assumes the role of an adventurer who must explore a continuously evolving dungeon to prevent an entire town from being destroyed. The game features procedurally generated levels with a variety of environments such as prisons, jungles and lava zones.
Farm Mechanic Simulator (SimFabric, 23rd Oct, $29.49) - Repair tractors, upgrade skills, improve your workshop. Very popular mechanic game with farming vehicles. Now you can find out how does the mechanic’s work look like on the farm.
FRACTER (The Quantum Astrophysicists Guild, 22nd Oct, $6.99) - FRACTER is an emotive, isometric puzzle adventure game set in a mysterious labyrinth of glowing black architecture. The game follows a veiled young hero who has set out on a perilous quest to dispel the darkness within.
Galacide (Puny Human, 23rd Oct, $15.00) - Galacide combines the frenzied action of classic space shooters with the focused, fast-thinking tactics of puzzlers. Choose from a variety of ships, each equipped with unique features and abilities. Embark on your mission to tunnel through the strengthening alien invasion, find the source, and save the galaxy!
Gnome More War (Keybol Games, 26th Oct, $2.99) - It was a fine day in the farm, and Freija was just chatting with his friend Filipo about the upcoming harvest when out of nowhere, a gnome passed by and stole from their barn! Will they let it slide? Not on their watch. Experience the classic arcade shooter gameplay with loads of twists in Gnome More War.
Grood (Drageus Games, 23rd Oct, $4.99) - Your mission: annihilate an army of robotic enemies and bosses, all of them furiously blasting bullets, missiles and lasers your way. Your ship: a powerful vehicle you created, called GROOD. It’s now time to pilot this killing machine! Travel through woods, swamps, cities, frozen lands, deserts, and more to seek and destroy strange mechanical foes.
INSTANT Chef Party (JUST FOR GAMES, 27th Oct, $24.99) - No matter if you like French, Italian or Mexican cuisine, cook your way up to the top! In INSTANT Chef Party, you will have to compete with up to 4 players in a series of mini-games themed around food and cooking. Be ready to enjoy serving, cooking, harvesting, doing dish-washing and many more activities in co-op or versus your friends and family!
Kakurasu World (Hook Games, 23rd Oct, $2.99) - Kakurasu World - beautiful puzzler, great addition to your logic game collection. Select squares until the row and column totals match the clues.
Lord of the Click (Victory Road, 23rd Oct, $4.99) - Lord Of The Click — it's the game for those who outgrew meaningless shooters and tiresome endless RPGs. Lord Of The Click will give you the unsurpassed feeling of almightiness by controlling the huge army with only one muscle of your body.
LUNA The Shadow Dust (Coconut Island Games, 22nd Oct, $19.99) - Inspired by the old adventure games, LUNA The Shadow Dust is a moving tale of two playable companions drawn together in a hand-animated puzzle adventure, featuring a breathtaking original soundtrack and beautiful 2D cinematics.
Maze (Ultimate Games, 23rd Oct, $6.99) - It feels like you really are the part of the Maze. Don't get tricked! Or the Maze will devour you and your fantasy adventure will be ended. Remember, do not be fooled by beauty and seductive scents.
My Universe – Fashion Boutique (Microids, 27th Oct, $29.99) - Create and manage your own fashion store: decorate your showroom to match your personality, welcome customers and help them find the perfect outfit. The more customers you attract, the more you can expand and improve your shop!
Nullum (Silesia Games, 22nd Oct, $1.99) - The goal is to eliminate all tiles by creating matching numbers. Rules: A tile can only be moved onto an adjacent tile. If they have the same number, both are eliminated; otherwise, they’re added together. Make the right sums and eliminations to clear the playfield and unlock the next challenge! 40 handcrafted levels. Original music composed specially for this game.
Oddworld: New ’n’ Tasty (Oddworld Inhabitants, 27th Oct, $29.99) - A mudokon chosen by the fickle finger of fate, Abe was a first class Floor-Waxer for RuptureFarms who was catapulted into a life of adventure. Late one night he overheard plans from his boss, Molluck the Glukkon, to turn Abe and his fellow Mudokons into Tasty Treats as a final effort to rescue Molluck's failing meatpacking empire!
Outbreak: Epidemic (Dead Drop Studios, 22nd Oct, $14.99) - The infection goes nation-wide in Outbreak: Epidemic, an action-focused co-op survival horror adventure. Featuring the great Outbreak series gameplay with greater mobility, crushing difficulty and more camera options than ever before.
Pumpkin Jack (Headup, 23rd Oct, $29.99) - Pumpkin Jack is a spooky scary 3D platformer in which you embody Jack, the Mythical Pumpkin Lord! Dive into an Epic Adventure through otherworldly landscapes and help the Evil annihilate the Good!
Race With Ryan Road Trip Deluxe Edition (Outright Games, 16th Oct) - Play as Ryan and an expanded roster of friends, with 12 new USA-themed drivers including American Titan, Kansas Gus, New York Lexa and more. And join them on the open road for an American truck tour, featuring 4 new circuits as exciting and colorful as a kid’s imagination.
Restless Hero (Restless Corp, 22nd Oct, $6.99) - You are about to be a part of an adventure of the Dark Age. Follow Rick in his damned path of vengeance and help him to redeem his soul. The life of your beloved is in danger. Hurry up and make a wise choice. Along the way complete challenging platforming levels and upgrade your powers.
Rusty Spout Rescue Adventure (7 Raven Studios, 22nd Oct, $6.99) - "Rusty Spout is a lonely but honest pirate. He sails around the world looking for new adventures and always helps people in need. Cocco the evil pirate has kidnapped all the children from Rusty's village. Now, he needs you to help him defeat Cocco and his monsters.
Supermarket Shriek (PQube, 23rd Oct, $19.99) - Join the unlikely duo of man and goat in this unique (shopping) kart racer, as they traverse precarious obstacles and complete deadly challenges inside a range of shops, boutiques and supermarkets. An outlandish solo adventure and a truly one-of-a-kind co-op experience!
The Bluecoats North & South (27th Oct, $29.99) - Reunite with Sergeant Cornelius M. Chesterfield and Corporal Blutch in this remastered game that combines turn-based strategy and real-time action. Initially released on the Amiga at the end of the 1980s, this version will delight fans of the original game!
The Coma: Recut (Digerati, 21st Dec, $19.99) - You are Youngho, a hapless Korean student who, after drifting asleep during his final exam, wakes to find himself trapped in a twisted version of his school, Sehwa High. And he’s not alone. Relentlessly pursued by a psychotic killer, Youngho must evade his hunter while desperately searching for a way to escape the dread-filled corridors and classrooms. Read our The Coma: Recut review
They Bleed Pixels (Spooky Squid Games Incorporated, 22nd Oct, $14.99) - As an anonymous student of the Lafcadio Academy for Troubled Young Ladies, you must battle through your nightmares to defeat a curse that’s slowly transforming your body into a clawed demonic form. They Bleed Pixels balances a perfect mix of fast-paced acrobatic platforming and fierce, one-button, slash 'em up combat.
Toolboy (Art Games Studio, 22nd Oct, $12.49) - A story of a repair robot who during the weekend, instead of enjoying his free time watching a speedball game on a planet nearby, has to go to work and fix a malfunction in one of the corporate buildings, as he’s usually the one to be called in such cases. By accident, he discovers a corporate management plot regarding a new project related to the department of power.
Torchlight III (Perfect World, 22nd Oct, $39.99) - It’s been a century since the events of Torchlight II, and the Ember Empire is in decline. In Torchlight III, Novastraia is again under threat of invasion and it’s up to you to defend against the Netherim and its allies. Gather your wits and brave the frontier to find fame, glory, and new adventures! Travel the Frontier Explore the wilderness, party with friends, gather materials to craft gear, or use magic to enter unknown dungeons!
TRANSFORMERS: BATTLEGROUNDS (Bandai Namco, 23rd Oct, $39.99) - With Earth under invasion and MEGATRON, leader of the Decepticons close to capturing The Allspark, BUMBLEBEE and the Autobots need a new commander to help them restore peace to the universe – you!
Truck Driving Simulator (BoomBit Games, 23rd Oct, $11.99) - Drive carefully, connect to trailers and complete delivery jobs for clients at the Shipping Docks. Earn your seat in bigger and better trucks to access more advanced jobs, with longer loads, bigger trailers and more valuable cargo!
Truck Mechanic Simulator (SimFabric, 23rd Oct, $29.49) - Repair trucks, upgrade skills, improve your workshop. Very popular mechanic game with truck vehicles. Now you can see how the work of truck mechanic looks like.
WARTILE (Deck 13, 22nd Oct, $24.99) - Experience a living, breathing tabletop video game that invites the player into a miniature universe full of small adventures set in beautifully handcrafted diorama battle boards inspired by Norse mythology to honor the Vikings!
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!