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
3D Arcade Fishing (TREVA, 28th May, £13.49 / €14.99) - Good Fishing! Prove your skill in handling the fishing rod at lakes around the world that are rich in fish (e. g. , Loch Ness). When hunting the fish, keep calm so that the prey doesn't escape from the hook at the last minute. Pull bigger and bigger fish to land - this will increase your experience level. This way you can unlock new bait and buy better equipment in the tackle shop.
BALAN WONDERWORLD (£49.99 / €59.99) - Welcome to a wonderous all-action show, the likes of which has never been seen before! BALAN WONDERWORLD is a wondrous action platformer game themed around the Balan Theatre. Led by the enigmatic maestro named Balan, the stars of the show Emma and Leo will use special abilities from a multitude of characterful costumes as they adventure in the bizarre and imaginary land of Wonderworld. Here memories and vistas from the real world mix with the things that people hold dear.
Bladed Fury (PM Studios, 25th Mar, £13.76 / €15.29) - Set out to uncover the truth. . . Fluid combat – The combo and hack’n slash style gameplay makes combat more exciting and difficult to master. Unique story and art style – Bladed Fury brings players an addictive action game experience with Chinese traditional art and sound design. Challenge mode – An unlockable challenge mode will test your combat and survival skills in the end. Make sure you’ve nearly perfected your combo ability!
Kaze and the Wild Masks (£26.99 / €29.99) - In Kaze and the Wild Masks, you journey through the Crystal Islands in 90’s classics platformer style. Play as Kaze and save your friend Hogo from a curse that spread chaos around the islands. Face enraged living vegetables by invoking the powers of the Wild Masks. Pounce ferociously like a tiger, soar through the sky like an eagle, sprint fiercely like a lizard and rule the sea like a shark. - Read our Kaze and the Wild Masks review
MONSTER HUNTER RISE (£49.99 / €59.99) - The critically acclaimed action-RPG series returns to the Nintendo Switch! Set in the ninja-inspired land of Kamura Village, explore lush ecosystems and battle fearsome monsters to become the ultimate hunter. It’s been half a century since the last calamity struck, but a terrifying new monster has reared its head and threatens to plunge the land into chaos once again. Hunt solo or in a party with friends to earn rewards that you can use to craft a huge variety of weapons and armor. - Read our MONSTER HUNTER RISE review
Overcooked! All You Can Eat ( Team17, 23rd Mar, £29.99 / €39.99) - Enjoy hundreds of levels of cooperative cooking chaos across increasingly perilous and obscure kitchens. Overcooked! Goes Online For the first time ever, online multiplayer has been fully integrated into Overcooked! Revisit your favourite kitchens from the first game in ONLINE! - Read our Overcooked! All You Can Eat review
STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town (£44.99 / €49.99) - Inspired by tales of their grandfather’s pioneering days, the protagonist decides to pack their bags and leave the hustle and bustle of big city life for the frontier in Olive Town. When they arrive, they run into Victor, the town’s mayor and their grandfather’s old friend. He brings them to the old farm, which has been reclaimed by nature over the years. Determined to breathe life back into their grandfather’s dream and follow in his footsteps, the protagonist rolls up their sleeves and gets to work. Olive Town—which is just a stone’s throw away from the farm—is a port town built on the tip of a peninsula. It might be a quiet little town, but it is home to a whole host of unique characters. And while the townsfolk get by well enough in this picturesque seaside locale, a little more tourism never hurt anyone. . .
Switch eShop - New Releases
Angry Golf (Ultimate Games, 23rd Mar, £4.49 / €4.99) - Game idea: ANGRY GOLF is an amazing and fun arcade, a combination of angry birds and golf game. You will use the pointer to adjust power and direction then try to shoot the ball with maximum accuracy possible.Your mission is shoot ball to reach the goal. But each level will be more complex and challenging !!
Arkham Horror: Mother's Embrace (Asmodee Digital, 23rd Mar, £17.99 / €19.99) - Inspired by the award-winning board game franchise, Arkham Horror: Mother’s Embrace is an investigation game served with turn-based combat, set in the haunted worlds of H. P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu mythos. Plunge into an original story written by Fantasy Flight Interactive’s official writers and explore the American Roaring Twenties. The year is 1926: a professor of astronomy is found dead in her mansion and everything indicates that she has been the victim of a heinous murder.
Barrage Fantasia (Hanaji Games, 25th Mar, £7.49 / €8.3) - A girl named Herb who claims to be a great witch lives in a poisonous swamp on the outskirts of a faraway country. One day, a red jewel is stolen from a shrine under her control. Herb escapes the swamp for the first time in order to recover her jewels.
Black Legend (Warcave, 25th Mar, £22.49 / €26.99) - Lead a squadron of Mercenaries into the accursed city of Grant and aid a surviving resistance in fighting against a deadly cult of fanatics. Eradicate the fog that shrouds the streets and inflicts madness among the populace in this thrilling alternate history Turn-Based Strategy RPG!
BodyQuest (Artax Games, 25th Mar, £5.39 / €5.99) - A mysterious virus from outer space is threatening mankind, and your best friend Finn is the very first patient infected! But not everything is lost, as the young team of scientists led by Max, Jin, Lia and Zev is here to help. Using their cutting edge nanobots technology, they will be able to get themselves into Finn’s body and combat the virus and its destruction all along Finn’s organs to save his life, and at the same time, also the future of humanity.
Clea 2 (Sekai Games, 25th Mar, £9.35 / €10.39) - Four years have passed since the Whitlock Mansion tragedy. Florine, a former maid, is determined to resurrect the person who means everything to her. To succeed, she must travel past the third dimension and into the realms beyond. Otherworldly horrors lie in wait, but Florine is determined to soldier on. This, after all, is her final chance at redemption.
Danger Scavenger (Forever Entertainment, 25th Mar, £8.09 / €8.99) - Deadly efficient. Highly skillful. Invisible to indifferent citizens. They fight the greedy corporations that have entire nations under their thumb. Suits scornfully called them Scavengers. It was they who first noticed that the situation turned around. And it's an artificial intelligence A. I. O. N. E. , who took over the control causing the machines to revolt against their masters. The time has come.
Die With Glory (£6.29 / €6.99) - Die With Glory is an adventure game where your goal is to basically die in glorious fashion. You must help Sigurd, a brave old viking warrior, find his way to glory and an afterlife in Valhalla. Reaching Valhalla is not easy at all. You must guide Sigurd through multiple levels of beautifully illustrated landscapes, epic adventures, complex challenges, big battles, and witty dialogue with characters to find the right foe that can provide that perfect glorious and ultimate defeat.
Doodle Games Bundle (£13.49 / €14.99) - Doodle God: Evolution - Create and change your planet with each new reaction. The whole world is in your hands. Mix and match different combinations of elements to build an entire civilization and re-create the evolution of the animal world! And Doodle Mafia: Crime City - Over 500 puzzles to solve and items to create as you play the role of Crime Boss or Cop. You decide how you want to play as you play through multiple hard-nosed storylines & play modes.
Evil Inside (JanduSoft, 25th Mar, £9.93 / €11.04) - After the death of his mother and the arrest of his father for it, our protagonist Mark tries to contact her through the Spiritual board, which explodes mysteriously and causes Mark to fade away. That's where it all began: a series of paranormal events will torment him while he tries to gather the fragments of the Spiritual board and thus, find what is really happening.
From Shadows (Klabater, 24th Mar, £4.49 / €4.99) - When the night falls, two unlikely heroes emerge. A vicious WEREWOLF and a cunning VAMPIRE - creatures of the dark born of anger and blood are the last hope for a world taken over by black magic. Led by a mysterious sage, Cornelius, they’ll have to face hellish hordes of demons and fight through 21 sprawling levels before they can defeat the ULTIMATE EVIL!
Funimation (Funimation Global Group, 22nd Mar) - Watch a massive collection of English-dubbed anime and hundreds of subtitled shows from Japan on Funimation. Stream our library of ad-free anime in HD on your Nintendo Switch.
Future Aero Racing S Ultra - FAR S Ultra (Forsaken Games, 25th Mar, £4.85 / €5.39) - Enjoy the fast and futuristic arcade races we present to you in FAR S ULTRA. Make sure you win the desired gold cups in the 5 championships of F. A. R. S ULTRA. Our 5 levels of difficulty and a total of 25 cups are waiting for you!
Gallic Wars: Battle Simulator (£4.49 / €4.99) - Gallic Wars is a Roguelike tactical strategy game. Fast gameplay, crazy rag-doll physics and challenging rouge-like approach to strategy. Fight your way through roman legions. DEPLOY your troops, PLAN their movement, use magic and items to give yourself an edge, and WIN.
Genesis Noir (£10.79 / €11.99) - You play as No Man, a watch peddler caught in a love triangle with other cosmic beings, Miss Mass and Golden Boy. When your affair turns into a bitter confrontation, you will witness a gunshot fired by a jealous god—otherwise known as The Big Bang. Jump into the expanding universe and search for a way to prevent or destroy creation and save your love.
Get-A-Grip Chip (Redstart, 25th Mar, £11 / €12.29) - Help Chip save the lost Battery Bots on a perilous journey through the treacherous depths of a robot assembly factory. When piloting Chip, you can't jump, but you can soar over the pits of molten metal, giant crushers, pools of toxic waste, shifting saws and high-powered lasers using your trusty head-mounted grapple!
Ghost: Elisa Cameron (Ocean Media, 25th Mar, £8.99 / €9.99) - You wake up in a cold, desolate bathroom without any memory of your whereabouts, as a surveillance camera tracks your every move. Can you piece together the mystery and find your way to safety? As Elisa Cameron, you must work to save your sister, your future, and possibly the world.
Gold Digger (Ultimate Games, 25th Mar, £3.59 / €3.99) - Your're the Digger. Crush all the gold bars that are waiting for you in each level. It's all about timing and precision as you break up gold bars descending deeper and deeper into the earth. How deep will you mine before you make that fatal mistake?
Hellbreachers (eastasiasoft, 24th Mar, £3.59 / €3.99) - Retro-styled action platforming gets a modern upgrade with robust character creation and RPG progression. Choose one of three heroes, then customize with ten unique specializations to fit your play style. This is adventuring done your way! Whether you prefer straightforward melee, ranged combat or spell-weaving, you’re free to tackle Hellbreachers’ deadly depths with different strategies every time.
Kosmokrats (£11.99 / €11.39) - Kosmokrats is the people's zero-gravity, comedy adventure game! Pilot your drone. Make new friends including Bill Nighy. Construct a utopia. Drink vodka. Build a mighty space fleet. Earn Potatoes. Shape your own narrative. Humanity's fate depends on you, Comrade!
Krystopia: A Puzzle Journey (GODSPEED GAMES, 25th Mar, £6.29 / €6.99) - Krystopia is an escape room game that challenges and captivates you with intriguing laser puzzles, robots and hidden objects. Follow Nova Dune, a space explorer in her quest to find out about the unfamiliar distress signal she received aboard her ship. Determined to investigate it, she finds herself on a desolated planet where all civilization has vanished.
Laws of Machine (Badri Bebua, 25th Mar, £3.59 / €4) - He developed the system of artificial intelligence based on neurospheres, which was recreated during his experiments with lunar type soil. The Professor started developing DRx (Domestic Robot) series assistants, and these robots were able to do almost everything a human can do and even more, he built in robots one of his new development – “SOTM” , with help of which was possible to teleport the objects specially proposed for teleportation.
Little Kite (Restless Corp, 25th Mar, £7.19 / €7.99) - The game highlights the problems of a struggling family, in which one person has given up, and another tries to correct mistakes of the past. The main characters are Mary and her son Andrew. After the death of her husband, Mary married for a second time, to Oliver, in an attempt to create a full-fledged family for her son. But everyday, problems consume the new husband and he finds his solace in alcohol. Soon, they find domestic violence becomes commonplace. Mary's patience and inaction, so habitual and convenient for everyone but little Andrew, brings the life of their family to an extreme point - a point where she needs to make a bold decision.
Mahluk dark demon (Dolores Ent., 25th Mar, £6.30 / €6.99) - Help Mahluk on his adventure to stand against darkness and bring back the peace and serenity that once was. If you enjoy classic hack and slash, platformer, retro adventure games, then you will love this!
MazM: The Phantom of the Opera (CFK, 25th Mar, £9.03 / €9.99) - The French gothic horror novel "The Phantom of the Opera" (1910) revisits modern audience as "MazM: The Phantom of the Opera", the adventure game for Nintendo Switch™! Decades after the "Phantom of the Opera" case that shook the Parisian opera house, a detective visits the place to uncover the truth about the Phantom. Find out what secret is hidden in the opera house by collecting footnotes and investigating characters! "He" is everywhere. "He" can see everything. And "he" is watching you….
Mega Mall Story2 (Kairosoft, 25th Mar, £11.69 / €13) - A business management sim where you can make a mall that's right for you! Everything's been expanded since the last game - build bigger, build higher! Enjoy more freedom and customization than ever. Add public transport stations to bring in customers from farther away. Visitors can come by bus, subway, helicopter, and even on UFOs! Meet new mall visitors bursting with personality. I could go for a bowl of ramen and a good book...
Mermaid Castle (£3.99 / €3.99) - The mermaid sisters need your help! Their home, the beautiful Mermaid Castle, was destroyed and its treasure stolen. So hop in, gather coins, watch out for sharks and swim through the beautiful submarine underworld! The Ruthless Shark Gang, led by its ominous boss, Shark the Hammer, raided the Mermaid Castle. The attack left the home of the mermaid sisters in ruins. And what's worse, all their valuables were stolen!
Mr Trials (Entity3, 23rd Mar, £0.89 / €0.99) - Test your skills in Mr Trials Compete in 50 amazing levels over 5 different worlds Beat the stunt score to receive the Golden Helmets Have you got what it takes?
One Escape (£4.99 / €4.99) - One day, three buddies decided to rob a bank. But something went wrong and the cops showed up. . . Now, these feisty felons need to smarten up and make the most incredible jailbreak. Find the way to freedom while hiding from the guards, searching for key cards to open the locked doors, and avoiding dangerous pitfalls! Complete 60 levels, and get out of prison at any cost!
Paperball Deluxe ( Cliax Games, 25th Mar, £13.49 / €14.99) - Paperball is a highly challenging ball roller that will put your balance skills to the test. Whether you like to play it safe to make it through with the least amount of falls, or you risk it all to obtain the fastest time.
Power Racing Bundle 2 (£15.29 / €16.99) - Enjoy 2 games in 1 with this irresistible speed games pack! Speed Truck Racing Get ready to feel the speed! In Speed Truck Racing you'll enjoy the dirtiest, fastest, and most spectacular races at speeds over 200 Km/h, avoiding multiple collisions against 10 adversaries.
Rip Them Off (Lozange Lab, 25th Mar, £6.69 / €7.39) - Rip Them Off is a minimalistic new puzzle game of economic management and tower defense. The Board needs its profit, and it’s up to you to line the streets with shops the masses can’t resist. Choose your locations, pick your stores and earn enough to advance up the corporate ladder with its increasingly difficult challenges!
Tales from the Borderlands (Take-Two Interactive, 24th Mar, £15.99 / €19.99) - The beloved, choice-driven narrative adventure through the Borderlands universe is now on Nintendo Switch! Set between the events of Borderlands 2 and Borderlands 3, Tales from the Borderlands follows two unreliable narrators on a quest borne of greed but destined for greatness. Your choices shape this tale to be uniquely yours, with plenty of unforeseen consequences ranging from hilarious to heart-wrenching.
Tank Battle Heroes (T-Bull, 23rd Mar, £6.29 / €6.99) - Hey Tank Commander, the real MULTIPLAYER TANK BATTLE GAME is finally AVAILABLE! Get ready for the tank warfare and jump into the war action in modern PvP tank shooter! Choose your tank, upgrade your deadly weapon, and get ready for a real World War in an exciting arena where there's danger around every corner! Destroy enemies, aim precisely, shoot fast, and dominate the world full of different tanks!
Tesla Force (10tons, 24th Mar, £14.99 / €16.99) - Tesla Force is an intense procedurally generated rogue-lite top-down shooter with non-stop mayhem and over-the-top power tripping. Ridiculously over-the-top mayhem and power trips.
Toon Shooters 2: The Freelancers (Four Fats, 25th Mar, £2 / €2) - Five years after the fall of the Galactic Fleet, the Toons are back in action to wreck threats old and new. . . it was a massacre, on both sides! - 15 STAGES of various puzzles and memorable bosses.
Vaporum: Lockdown (Fatbot Games, 22nd Mar, £17.09 / €19.79) - Vaporum: Lockdown, a prequel to Vaporum, is a grid-based dungeon crawler RPG in an original steampunk setting, inspired by old-school classics of the genre. Follow the story of Ellie Teller, a scientist struggling to survive disastrous events that happened in the tower of Arx Vaporum.
Wild Park Manager (Kairosoft, 25th Mar, £11.69 / €13) - Build plazas, playgrounds, animal petting zones, food courts and more! Design your park as you like. There are all sorts of facilities for you to construct. And of course, good management is key to ensuring the park prospers, bringing in lots of visitors. But a park is not just for people. It's for animals too! Invite scaly, feathered and furry friends to your park and they will make it their home if they like it! Make your park hospitable to animals by adding trees, shrubs, and other natural elements to it. Some curious critters will come to check out your park attracted by certain facilities!
DLC / Add-On Content
- Sid Meier's Civilization VI
- Harvest Moon: One World
- IMMORTALS FENYX RISING
- Lethal League Blaze
- MONSTER HUNTER RISE
- Overcooked! All You Can Eat
- Override 2: Super Mech League
- ROMANCE OF THE THREE KINGDOMS XIV: Diplomacy and Strategy Expansion Pack Bundle
- STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town
- Touhou spell bubble
- YOGA MASTER
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!