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
Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time (Activision, 11th Mar, $39.99) - Neo Cortex and N. Tropy are back at it again and launching an all-out assault on not just this universe, but the entire multiverse! Crash and Coco are here to save the day by reuniting the four Quantum Masks and bending the rules of reality. New abilities? Check. More playable characters? Yep. Alternate dimensions? Obviously. Ridonkulous bosses? For sure. Same awesome sauce? You bet your sweet jorts. Wait, are they actually jorts? Not in this universe!
Stubbs the Zombie in Rebel Without a Pulse (Aspyr, 16th Mar, $19.99) - It’s 1959 and the city of Punchbowl, Pennsylvania, is a beacon of progress and ideal living. Show the living that law and order are no match for a dead man on a mission. Your boyfriend’s back, Maggie, and Punchbowl is gonna be in trouble. Eat brains, possess Punchbowl’s population, build your zombie horde and bring civilization to its knees.
Cyanide & Happiness – Freakpocalypse (11th Mar, $19.99) - As Coop McCarthy, all you want to do is make the world a better place. The trouble is: Nobody likes you, school is hard and you can’t even find a prom date. Why exactly is this game called Freakpocalypse? You’ll find the answer by looking at, talking to and touching everything within the Cyanide & Happiness universe. Get ready for a world crammed full of adventure, puzzles and, of course, weirdness.
Switch eShop - New Releases
A Day Without Me (Silesia Games, 11th Mar, $5.99) - A Day Without Me is a puzzle adventure game, where you have to find out where everyone is going, why is there only you in the city, why are there so many oddities in the city. Features: Plot mysterious story Semi open world Lots of challenges and mysteries to solve
Alchemist Simulator (11th Mar, $12.49) - Take on the role of a novice student of alchemical arts, taking over the studio of your famous relative. Will you ever match his legend? Take the challenge to become the most famous alchemist in history! Become a powerful magician! Thanks to Alchemist Simulator, you can feel the thrill of excitement associated with the world of magical ingredients (dragon egg - what to deal with it? ), spells, and discovering ancient recipes. Will you brew a love potion or a poison?
Animal Bomber (Piotr Skalski, 6th Mar, $4.99) - Animal Bomber is game where your focus is to eliminate all enemies and stay alive at the end. It’s a truly engaging, fun game where tactics are very important if you want to win. The lovely game world is also full of dangers, and you need to time everything wisely to really bring in the efficiency and results that you always wanted. It leads to a great opportunity and resounding quality and value.
Arcade Archives LEGEND OF MAKAI (4th Mar, $7.99) - Set out on an adventure to save the princess who was captured by the enemy. Buy weapons and items from the shop, and get hints from the townspeople and shop owners to help solve the mysteries of each stage.
A-Train: All Aboard! Tourism (Nintendo, 12th Mar, $59.99) - A-Train, the classic urban development simulation game that allows you to create the city of your dreams, is now available on the Nintendo Switch! Become the president of your very own railroad company, laying tracks and running your trains as you see fit. However, you will be responsible for more than the railroad. You'll also be tasked with managing subsidiaries, playing the stock market, and participating in urban planning, in order to develop and expand your town.
Battle Brothers – A Turn Based Tactical RPG (UKIYO Publishing, 11th Mar, $29.99) - Battle Brothers is a turn based tactical RPG which has you leading a mercenary company in a gritty, low-power, medieval fantasy world. You decide where to go, whom to hire or to fight, what contracts to take and how to train and equip your men in a procedurally generated open world campaign. Do you have what it takes to lead them through bloody battles and to victory?
Bishoujo Battle Cyber Panic! (11th Mar, $5.99) - Inspired by the naughty back room arcades of ‘90s Japan, Bishoujo Battle Cyber Panic! offers the instant gratification of a sub-genre that’s both easy to learn and fun to master. Start each action-packed stage with a silhouetted girl behind the playfield and dodge enemies while drawing lines that cut away when connected, methodically uncovering the image underneath. It’s a game of risk-vs-reward as you capture as much of the playfield as possible without enemies or bullets crossing your path.
Bloody Bunny, The Game (11th Mar, $9.99) - Bloody Bunny, The Game is a fast-paced hack-and-slash action title where you play as Bloody Bunny, a vengeful knife-wielding girl who is trapped in the body of a bunny doll. Bloody Bunny awakens in a post-apocalyptic world where humans have been turned into dolls by an evil, nameless organization.
Bob Help Them (11th Mar, $7.99) - Bob Help Them is a timer-based game, where your goal is to help all NPC's, gathering resources, cooking food, fishing, and chopping wood before the timer ends. Enjoy the calming countryside while supporting craftsmen with their daily chores.
Chained (11th Mar, $4.99) - Help Cole take revenge on the AI program named "Scout" and the company that put him out of a job. Solve puzzles, hack accounts, and stop the field of cybersecurity from being taken over by an evolving AI system. What starts as a simple act of revenge soon grows into something Cole can no longer walk away from.
Doodle Devil: 3volution (JoyBits, 11th Mar, $8.99) - While Doodle God was busy creating the universe, Doodle Devil was also having some fun. The same addictive, puzzle game play that made Doodle God a hit is back but with an evil twist. Discover the seven deadly sins and watch as the world crumbles at your fingertips as you create thousands of dastardly deeds.
Faircroft’s Antiques: Home for Christmas Collector’s Edition (11th Mar, $9.99) - Mia Faircroft's Hidden Object travels continue! With her friend Maria Wise in tow, Mia returns to her family for a well-earned break. But home is not without its fair share of problems, and soon she gets to work to rescue the holidays! Explore vividly realized hidden object scenes, restore works of art in fun minigames, and bring joy this season in Faircroft's Antiques: Home for Christmas!
Faircroft's Antiques: Treasures of Treffenburg Collector's Edition (11th Mar, $9.99) - Join Antiquities expert Mia Faircroft as she visits the beautiful Austrian town of Treffenburg in search of a fabled antique collection that once belonged to a famous matriarch named Lady Ophelia Harcourt. But Mia knows there’s a story behind every antique, and when she finds that some details aren’t adding up, she’ll dig through every nook and cranny to uncover the Harcourt family’s secrets. Join Mia in this lavishly illustrated Hidden-Object Puzzle Adventure game bursting with mystery, a diverse cast of lovable characters, and mind-bending minigames in every chapter!
Forestry - The Simulation (UIG Entertainment, 4th Mar, $19.99) - Take over the tasks of a professional woodcutter and enjoy working in the woods! Control huge machinery (harvester, trucks, tractors and crane arms), fell the trees, arrange the timber and comb through your wood. Sell the wood, several products and earn money to expand your company
Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning (16th Mar, $39.99) - The hit RPG returns! From the minds of the bestselling author R.A. Salvatore, Spawn creator Todd McFarlane, and Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion lead designer Ken Rolston, comes Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning. Remastered with stunning visuals and refined gameplay Re-Reckoning delivers intense, customizable RPG combat inside a sprawling game world.
Multi Quiz (Run-Down Games, 11th Mar, $9.99) - A great quiz to play alone, with your family or friends! Test your knowledge with this exceptional Multi Quiz game. Our quiz offers not only challenging facts but also funny and interesting knowledge.
NoReload Heroes Enhanced Edition (11th Mar, $24.99) - CHAOS REIGNS AND BULLETS FLYBright, frantic and frenetic combat will keep you on your toes. Meet new threats on every floor and new challenges in every room. The mighty wizbot Mephisto is waiting at the top... do you have what it takes to topple them?
Pancake Bar Tycoon (Baltoro Games, 5th Mar, $4.99) - Do you like pancakes? Enjoy their taste? Do you want to make them yourself?
Pinkman+ (12th Mar, $4.99) - Pinkman+ is a fast-paced, action platformer about a lost man with pink skin, with the ability to jetpack to reach new heights. Run, jump and jetpack through a minimalist and colorful (but deadly) environment called “The Mind”. New features exclusively for consoles include checkpoints to save your game, a speedrun timer for those who are competitive, and vibrant new color palettes for additional variety.
R.B.I. Baseball 21 (16th Mar, $29.99) - PLAY YOUR WAY. Create a legacy and make a statement. The world of MLB awaits in R.B.I. Baseball 21. R.B.I. is the fast-paced, easy-to-learn baseball franchise perfect for anyone who wants to pick up and play, and R.B.I. Baseball 21 brings new features including create-a-player, play-by-play commentary, immersive time-of-day, and incredible visual improvements.
Saviors of Sapphire Wings / Stranger of Sword City Revisited (16th Mar, $49.99) - Discover a tale of war, darkness, and the power of bonds, coming to the West for the first time! The world is plunged into ruin after Ol=Ohma, the Overlord of Darkness, defeats the Knights of the Round, the last bastion of defense for mankind. 100 years later, a fallen hero returns to life and must lead a new generation of heroes to defeat Ol=Ohma’s forces and restore light and hope to the world.
Smash Club: Streets of Shmeenis (11th Mar, $1.00) - After the collapse of the Super Boys organization, street gangs fought among themselves for power over Boot City. In the end, a gang lead by Supreme Leader Shmeenis rose to take control.
Sokodice (12th Mar, $5.99) - Sokodice is a puzzle game where you must navigate dice through mind boggling levels to match the number of the dice with the number on a designated tile.
The Dealer Simulator (11th Mar, $19.99) - Start small, grow BIG! Begin your story in a small dirty hideout and make your way up to controlling the territory, hiring your own minions, and doing dangerous business. Become a street business mastermind or a ruthless gangster - it's up to you! But be careful! Nothing is easy in the world of crime.
Travel Mosaics 8: Breathtaking Seoul (JetDogs, 8th Mar, $9.99) - Travel Mosaics is back with a new family adventure in beautiful Seoul! Join the Walkers - a curious family of travellers who love exploring new destinations. Solve colorful mosaic puzzles and learn curious facts while answering tricky quiz questions. On your journey, collect gold coins and souvenirs to commemorate the trip.
Twist & Switch Bundle (Digital Game Group, 5th Mar, $5.99) - 2 Great Games in 1 Switchy Road - A simple, yet challenging puzzler to keep you on your toes at home or on the go. Twister Road - Random twisting roads every time you play so you’ll never play the same game twice! Endless twisting roads for endless fun!
Video Poker Collection (eSolutions Nordic, 5th Mar, $9.95) - Test your skills on your favorite Video Poker game. A perfect game for all video poker fans who want to try different casino poker games and pay tables. Video Poker Collection contains 15 poker machines in one.
Visit Once (Cool Small Games, 5th Mar, $1.99) - Visit Once is a simple yet engaging puzzle game. Your goal is to reach the end point and visit all possible middle points just once. It's easy to learn and gets more challenging as you progress.
WRC 9 The Official Game (11th Mar, $49.99) - WRC 9 is the leading off-road simulation franchise endorsed by the world's top drivers. It is the most in-depth rally game on the market: 3 new rallies (Kenya, Japan, New Zealand), over 15 classic cars and 100 special stages to tackle! WRC 9 has new game modes specially designed for the community, including a Clubs system where each player can create their own championship and compete in it online with the rest of the world!
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!