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
Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin (Marvelous (XSEED), 10th Nov, $39.99) - Sakuna finds herself banished from her opulent celestial home to an island overrun with demons. She must rediscover her birthright as the daughter of a warrior god and harvest goddess by weathering the elements, fighting monsters and cultivating rice, the source of her power.
FUSER (NCSOFT, 10th Nov, $59.99) - From the creators of Rock Band and Dance Central comes FUSER – a nonstop virtual music festival where you control the music! Combine elements of the world’s most popular songs to create your own sound. You can even partner with friends on epic collaborations, then share your amazing mixes and headlining performances with the world.
Switch eShop - New Releases
8-Bit Farm (Kairosoft, 5th Nov, $14.00) - This humble little farm desperately needs a new manager, such as you! Start out by getting some livestock, grow flowers, fruit and vegetables, gradually expanding your fields and increasing the number of staff until you're ready to open for agritourism. As your farm's Appeal grows, you will be able to enter a variety of contests.
Adventure Llama (Orube Game Studio, 2nd Nov, $2.49) - When other Llamas spit at people and eat grass all day, Pablo is different: He explores ancient ruins built by the Inca Llamas of the past! Running madly inside the temple, Pablo will find the truth about the native Llamas of a lost time - and get lots of shiny gold artifacts! Finish levels to get Llama-moneys - then use them to unlock new worlds or get loads of cool costumes!
Arcade Archives 64th. STREET (HAMSTER, 29th Oct, $7.99) - Detective RICK and his partner ALLEN follow the kidnapping of a company president's daughter and fight the many thugs that attack them.
It's a game full of thrills, with the duo's satisfying combo moves and powerful attacks that slam enemies against walls!
AXES (Azur Games, 30th Oct, $4.99) - Ready to take down all your enemies? Prepare your weapons and join AXES — an epic battle royale! It's an action-packed game where you prove that you can really rumble on the battlefield! Enter the arena and try to be the last one standing. Battle to survive using different weapons: axes, swords, shurikens and many more.
Battle Hunters (5th Nov, $16.99) - The Kingdom is in danger, and the oldest and wisest wizard in the land is the only power holding a nameless villain at bay. Three heroes set out to find the Old One and aid him in his struggle against this mysterious terror, with help from a host of powerful allies who will join the quest to defend the realm.
Café Enchanté (Aksys Games, 5th Nov, $49.99) - When Kotone inherits her grandfather’s Tokyo café, she discovers the shop holds more secrets than anyone could imagine. The café is a meeting spot for beings from multiple, mystical worlds. You’ll meet the king of demons, a humanoid beast, a fallen angel, and more.
Car Driving School Simulator (BoomBit Games, 25th Sep, $13.99) - 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!
Chess Minimal (Hook Games, 6th Nov, $4.99) - Chess Minimal contains all essential parts of good chess game.
Chicken Police – Paint it RED! (HandyGames, 5th Nov, $19.99) - A wild tale of love, death, chickens, and redemption! Chicken Police is a buddy-cop noir adventure, with a carefully crafted world, a gritty story, and lots of absurd humor. MEET THE CHICKEN POLICE Sonny Featherland and Marty MacChicken were once a legendary detective-duo, called the Chicken Police. But that was almost a decade ago, and time had ruthlessly passed them by. Now Sonny and Marty are forced to work together on a case that is weirder than anything they've ever encountered before!
Choices That Matter: And The Sun Went Out (Tin Man Games, 5th Nov, $5.99) - And The Sun Went Out What if the sun inexplicably vanished only to return hours later? Investigate with your AI companion, Moti. Uncover conspiracies. Discover ancient religions. Travel the globe. Find out who is murdering scientists and what this has to do with the random disappearances of the sun.
Descenders (No More Robots, 6th Nov, $24.99) - Descenders is a fast-paced extreme downhill biking game that's easy to pick up, but difficult to master. Procedurally generated worlds: Take on different jumps, slopes and hillbombs every time you play Freestyle bike controls: Control every subtle movement of your rider, with an in-depth physics system made for slick whips and scrubs Rogue-Bike: Earn special mutators each time you play, and work out which abilities work best for your riding style.
Dragon Lapis (Kemco, 5th Nov, $14.99) - A thousand years ago, a great battle ensued between two dragons, one gold and the other silver, where they were sealed away. Many centuries later, the Silver Dragon reawakens, and launches an assault on a frontier village. Lucas, a royal knight serving as a guard, little does he know he is, in fact, a descendant of the hero who once sealed the Gold and Silver Dragons in human form.
Fantasy Tavern Sextet -Vol.1 New World Days- (qureate, 5th Nov, $7.99) - You'll laugh! You'll cry! Set against the backdrop of a fantasy world's tavern, this slightly naughty, slapstick love-harem drama is about to begin! One day without warning, a young cook working behind the scenes at an Akihabara maid cafe suddenly gets spirited away to another world! The new world he finds himself in is one of fantasy, where magic exists and monsters run wild.
Iris and the Giant (Plug In Digital, 5th Nov, $14.99) - Iris and the Giant is a fusion of a collectible card game with RPG and roguelike elements. You play as Iris, who must brave her fears in her imaginary world. Behind the game's unique minimalist art style players will explore a touching story of a young woman facing her inner demons and soothing the raging giant inside.
L.O.L. Surprise! Remix: We Rule The World (Nighthawk Interactive, 3rd Nov, $39.99) - Title: L. O. L. Surprise! Remix: We Rule the World Licensor: MGA Entertainment Publisher: Nighthawk Interactive Release Date: 11/3/2020 The first console game ever based on the world-renowned franchise comes exclusively to Nintendo Switch!
Memoranda (CarbonFire Studio, 6th Nov, $14.99) - A point and click adventure game with magic realism elements that tells the story of a young woman who gradually realizes that she is forgetting her own name. But is she really losing her memory, or is there something else that could explain the strange situation?
My Little Dog Adventure (EpiXR, 5th Nov, $9.99) - In Little Dog Adventure you play as a little dog that discovers the world on its mission to find its way back home. It's a short emotional story-driven exploration game that will keep you interested with an immersive story and lovable characters.
My Riding Stables 2: A New Adventure (TREVA, 5th Nov, $29.99) - Run your own riding stable full of horses and take good care of your animals and your guests. Ride freely around the open game world, through a wide variety of landscapes. The riding controls are intuitive. Speed, skill and courage are required for the mounted games – riding games that are both thrilling and fun!
Oneiros (Ultimate Games, 6th Nov) - Liam wakes up late just like any other day, but something just feels different. Doors to his room are locked, laptop's hacked, phone's broken and something just doesn't feel right.
Outbreak The Nightmare Chronicles (Dead Drop Studios, 5th Nov, $12.99) - As the city burns and the countryside is engulfed by the epidemic, you're now alone and forced to live with this new reality. Monstrous beasts and disfigured remnants roam freely with their numbers increasing rapidly.
PAW Patrol Mighty Pups Save Adventure Bay (Outright Games, 6th Nov, $39.99) - A fallen meteor has given the pups mighty powers – and left Adventure Bay in a mighty mess. Now, it’s up to you and the Pups to use their powers, rescue skills and gadgets to make the town PAWsome again!
Re:Turn – One Way Trip (GMG Publishing, 7th Nov, $11.99) - Re:Turn – One Way Trip tells the terrifying story of five college friends on a post-graduation vacation. This might be their last trip together before the adulthood swallows them whole. Unfortunately for them, a far more sinister force has found them and hungers for their souls.
Red Rope: Don’t Fall Behind + (6th Nov, $12.99) - Red Rope: Don’t Fall Behind is an arduous challenge, a cathartic ritual that only the most valiant players will be able to carry out, be they fearless lonely travellers or couples with a strong elective affinity.
Salad Bar Tycoon (Baltoro Games, 6th Nov, $4.99) - Look out, this awesome salad bar will soon become the best one in town! Become the manager of a salad bar and learn for yourself just how hard it can be. Be careful not to mix up your recipes! Upgrade your bar and make it beautiful!
Seven Knights -Time Wanderer- (Netmarble Corporation, 5th Nov, $19.99) - Seven Knights, a game beloved around the world thanks to its gripping story and unique characters is reborn as a traditional RPG for home console based on the original's universe and gaming system.
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Speed 3: Grand Prix (10th Nov, $39.99) - Get on the circuit and show that you’re the best driver of all time! Pick your favorite formula racing car and make your way to the first spot in all seasons to claim the championship title. Drive recklessly to take down the competition and let them all bite your dust!
Survival (Sabec, 6th Nov, $9.99) - Can you survive for 30 days in the wilderness? Survival will test you skills to the limit, you will need to hunt, fish and grow your own crops. The forest is a dangerous place, so you will have to learn to avoid being attacked and killed by the bears or wolves that roam the forest in packs at Night.
Tennis World Tour 2 (Nacon, 3rd Nov, $49.99) - Play as the world's top players or create your own player to try and dominate the world rankings. Faster paced, with more animations and more realism: experience the true sensations of tennis, in singles or doubles games, and challenge your friends locally or online. Read our Tennis World Tour 2 review
TENS! (Kwalee, 5th Nov, $14.99) - The ultimate dice puzzle! Combining sudoku-style number puzzles and block-dropping gameplay, the aim of TENS! is simple: place dice on the board, make ‘tens’ in any row or column and clear the board to win.
The Pew Pew Bundle Vol. 1 (Digerati, 5th Nov, $44.99) - Prepare to fire! Three incredible shooter-focused favourites in one explosive bundle: Black Paradox: Unleash an arsenal of weapons, power-ups, drones, and other upgrades to defeat the galaxy’s most dangerous criminal organization in this fast-paced roguelite shoot 'em up. Bleed 2: A furiously fun and fast-paced run-and-gun arcade action game. Pink-haired heroine Wryn, the world’s greatest – and only remaining – hero, returns to defend the globe from an invading force of villains. XenoRaptor: Take on heavily-armed space dragons in this frantic twin-stick shooter. Strip defeated foes of their parts to assemble the ultimate weapon. Harness the power of railguns, tractor beams, mind control, and much more.
Trail Boss BMX (Yeah Us, 6th Nov, $19.99) - Ride your bike through increasingly tricky levels while pulling off daring stunts, huge combos, tests of accuracy and skill! Featuring: - STUNNING HAND CRAFTED LEVELS Trail Boss BMX boasts 40 hand crafted, full 3D levels. Carve your own path to the finish line for ultimate creativity!
Tropico 6 – Nintendo Switch Edition (Kalypso Media, 6th Nov, $49.99) - The Tropico 6 - Nintendo Switch Edition includes an exclusive palace design, the captivating flamingo pond, something every dictator craves to impress his neighbouring states and a tourist costume for El Prez to enjoy those warm caribbean nights adequately.
What The Fork (Bit2Good, 5th Nov, $17.99) - What The Fork - the best use of forks since dinner - is here! Jump on your forklift and face the new challenges either alone or in a classic couch co-op for up to four players. Let the electric motors roar and hit the forks!
World Of Solitaire (Baltoro Games, 6th Nov, $14.99) - A classic collection of Solitaire games featuring stunning 3D graphics, now on Nintendo Switch! Find the secret behind the cards and uncover a mysterious quest in World of Solitaire, featuring 5 classic versions: Klondike, Spider, FreeCell, Tri-Peaks, and Pyramid.
YesterMorrow (Blowfish Studios, 5th Nov, $19.99) - Her world: destroyed. Her family: kidnapped. Join our heroine Yui in a desperate attempt to save everything she loved! YesterMorrow is a single-player time-travelling 2D platformer mixing action sequences with puzzle elements. Follow Yui's adventure into the past where she must overcome obstacles and access hidden locations to salvage the remnants of a world trapped in Never-ending Night.
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!
Waiting on reviews for Sakuna and Chicken Police but they've the ones that have my attention right now.
Sakuna is gonna eat my time this month. Sorry Yakuza! Won’t arrive until the 24th however. Sigh.
Aw man, Sakuna looks great, but I'm gonna have to put my priorities first, that's right; PAW PATROL! You know what, I'll get Paw Patrol with my PS5 because I need to play Paw Patrol at the BEST graphics!
OMG I thought Sakuna was coming out a later date...early Xmas for sure with those sweet graphics/artwork in the game!
Sakuna preloaded on one Switch, Divine Edition ordered for the other as well as for PS4/5. Copy of Cafe Enchante arriving today.
“Chess Minimal contains all essential parts of good chess game.”
I find this description really funny.
@justin233 Minimal Chess is minimal.
Was hoping for some reviews on Sakuna. I really liked the early looks at it. I have to be honest with myself, though, I just don't have time for many games. I've bought a couple and they just sit lately. Busy, busy.
Nothing for me. Just gonna keep playing Pikmin 3 Deluxe.
Sakuna review, and I might consider after.
64th Street came out last week.
I’m buying Slots of the Season just for that insightful information provided. Bravo NintendoLife.
Trail Boss BMX, huh? Nobody really jumps bikes in real life. That's rubbish.😠(🤪)
Thought I struggled a bit too much to get the speed to clear gaps, in the previous game, so I'm not planning on getting this. EDIT: although, that new third person view does look interesting.
I'm not going to download Sakuna, I'm going to buy it physical
Sakuna for me. I won't be getting it this week, but I will get it soon!
Will be interested to read the reviews and thoughts on Sakuna. Hopefully out in Europe soon
Big hopes for Sakuna.
Glad I pre-ordered the Super Deluxe version of Slots of the Season! I can’t get enough slots!!!
Nothing for me here. I wish HAMSTER would port some arcade games I actually want. I have other ways to play Metamorphic Force, Violent Storm, Mystic Warriors, Growl*, and Light Bringers, but I want to play them legally... For less than hundreds/thousands of dollars. Besides, I don't have room for a bunch of arcade cabinets.
*Uncensored. The one in the Taito collection has missing effects. I think Light Bringers might also be on a Taito collection. I'll have to look into that, but I'd rather play both games on Switch.
I am incredibly excited for Sakuna! I've been following one of the developers on Twitter, and leading up to launch you could see all of the small touches and thoughtfulness put into the game design. This is the aesthetic follow-up to Okami that I've wanted for years.
I'm interested in Sakuna but I'm financially challenged this month. Car inspection & registration, rent, food and other little things must take priority over entertainment. Sucks being a grown up, heheh.
I’ve been playing a lot of Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir on PS4 this week. With it’s similarly striking art style, it’s sure putting me in the mood for Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin next week. Now, if only we could get some actual Vanillaware games on Switch... starting with, oh I don’t know, Muramasa: Rebirth?
Sakuna for me. So excited for this one.
I really want to buy sakuna and her rice friends but with the ps5 coming out in a week, I'm going to wait on that. I will eventually pick it up once the luster of the ps5 dies down for me. But for now I need money and don't want to spend it on a game I won't play right away.
That Sakuna game sounded so dumb when I read about it that it surprised me that so many people voted that they will download it. Is it part of a series or something?
@TG16_IS_BAE No, it’s a new game. Check some videos out of the gameplay and see for yourself but it’s a blend of muramasa rebirth and farming and looks not only pretty but fairly intricate, especially given ot is a game made by just two people
@ShikabaneHime13 No kidding! Very interesting I’ll check into it.
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