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
Skate City (Snowman, 6th May, $14.99) - Coast through three iconic locations inspired by real-world skate spots in Los Angeles, Oslo and Barcelona. Pull off realistic tricks with ease and skate just like the pros. There are hundreds of combinations available, including flip tricks, grabs, grinds, spins and manuals. Complete over 100 challenges or chill out and ride at your own pace with Endless Skate. Read our Skate City review
Switch eShop - New Releases
2in1 – Application Driver and Serial Killer / Sniper (5th May, $4.99) - 2 fun games with minimalist 3D aesthetics In the first, you will be an application driver who must pick up passengers as quickly as possible, even if you have to run over some pedestrians. In the second you will take on the role of a sniper with psychotic tendencies as a serial killer, shooting from the top of a building
Beach Bounce Remastered (6th May, $9.99) - Tomoyo finds himself at his grandmother Umi's beach resort, looking forward to a great summer where he can finally put the past to rest and possibly take his life forward in a better way than the coasting he was doing up until now. Of course, there is always a catch. . . And now it looks like his summer vacation is dashed on the rocks before it begins.
Blink: Rogues (7th May, $9.99) - Blink: Rogues is a fast-paced top-down shooter that brings combat tactics, sharp reflexes and multi-lane combat under the same roof. Fire rockets, shotgun or railgun, flip your ship, jump to the other lane and chase the perfect score. Steal the opponent's power-ups or simply frag him! Plays like a Shmup, feels like a Deathmatch!
BORIS THE ROCKET (5th May, $14.99) - BORIS THE ROCKET is a simulator of a moustached Cold War Soviet missile operator. You will have a chance to defend your vast Motherland single-handedly. You will have to withstand freezing weather and nasty bear intrigues while slurping condensed milk to survive and adapt to the rapidly changing environment. Full immersion in the dramatic atmosphere of the Cold War.
C14 Dating (Ratalaika Games, 7th May, $19.99) - You play as Melissa Flores, a 3rd year anthropology student participating in a summer archaeological internship. The field school takes place in Belgium, over 5000 miles away from your native California!
Classic Checkers (Piotr Skalski, 3rd May, $7.99) - Classic Checkers is an engaging checkers game that helps you enjoy a realistic, fun gameplay of this extraordinary board game. The visuals are extraordinary, and you can also see the current score right away. It’s also possible to rotate the board if you want for the best results and experience.
CyberHive (6th May, $9.99) - Survive, gather resources, expand your crew, improve your starship, and pave the way through outer space – full of hostile races. Your path will consist of difficult choices and everyone will have an influence on the outcome... and perhaps you might be able to solve the mystery of this universe.
Dull Grey (5th May, $4.99) - You will be making one and the same choice again and again deciding who the son should become - a lamplighter or a tallyman. At first it may seem that the situation leaves you no choice at all. But don’t jump to conclusions, take a moment to think it over and then, perhaps, you’ll see your story in full color.
Fire: Ungh’s Quest (12th May, $14.99) - FIRE is an exploration-adventure with intuitive puzzle design. Without losing many words it tells a savagely hilarious story. Journey into the Stone Age and face the most challenging task of this era: The search for fire! This story's hero is the lovably chaotic Neanderthal Ungh who dozes off during his very first night watch.
Flowing Lights (7th May, $9.99) - Why is Flowing Lights different from other shooting games? Puzzle elements! They offer a challenge for the brain on top of the immediate fun of destroying monsters. Deeper challenges, deeper sense of achievement! How do these puzzle elements work? Each fight has been designed as a puzzle that requires a new tactic.
Infernal Radiation (5th May, $8.99) - On Halloween Island, engineers test the innovative way of generating heat. The roots of the power plant reach deep into the earth, all the way to the heart of Hell, where the reactors obtain energy from burning souls. When an accident happens, the infernal radiation contaminates the earth. Inhabitants living in defiled areas struggle with numerous possessions.
Infestor (7th May, $4.99) - Welcome to Human Colony 31-5B! Playing Infestor you are a cute little green space alien invading your way across the colony. However since there are many physical obstacles in your way, you must gain control of the human inhabitants and use their powerful bodies to perform tasks that are beyond your tiny stature. Jump high, push heavy crates, avoid pointy spikes, gun turrets, and other hazards in each brain-teasing level as you snatch bodies of the human race one at a time.
Jigsaw Tetra (30th Apr, $4.99) - More than just another puzzle game. Jigsaw Tetra highlights the fun part of puzzle-solving. Jigsaw mode: Do you like solving jigsaws? Jigsaw Tetra gives you the perfect opportunity to taste that experience on your Nintendo Switch.
Mafia Slots (Digital Game Group, 30th Apr, $5.99) - Free Spins, Free Mini Game! Come join the gang in this mafia themed slot game. Test your luck with up to 9 lines of betting. Classic and easy to use gameplay perfect for slot lovers.
My little fast food booth (6th May, $3.99) - Start your own fast food business with your own little fast food booth! Sell delicious burgers and make your customers happy and satisfied! Serv and prepare delicious burgers with different ingredients matching the customers order and make them happy. Start your fast food booth now ! My fast food Booth is a casual fast food burger tycoon game where you need to fullfill each customers request by stacking up the requested burgers or drinks with the various ingeredients.
Ninja Epic Adventure (7th May, $3.99) - Help your ninja buddie and his pals to go through 4 worlds and 36 levels in this side-scrolling arcade platformer game! Defeat monsters, collect coins and unlock weapons and new characters.
Nongunz: Doppelganger Edition (Digerati, 6th May, $14.99) - Nongunz is a nihilistic action-platformer roguelike. Obscure in both gameplay and theme, it’s a riddle that demands sacrifice. Rebuilt from the ground-up, the Doppelganger Edition is a remastered version of the original, never previously released on console, and features two all-new modes: Arena and Local Co-op.
Olympic Basketball (8th May, $5.99) - Show you skills, moves and fakes in this fast-paced authentic Basketball game. On defense, steal ball from your opponents and on attack, score 2 or 3 points shoots or dunk. Main features: Single Match with Top AI game Olympic Tournament games Local 2 players games Full 3D Realistics animations Real Basketball stadiums ambient sounds Intuitive Joy-Con or Pro Controllers Controls Time to enter competition!
Poker Pretty Girls Battle: Fantasy World Edition (6th May, $5.99) - Classic Texas Hold’em gets a magical twist at the Fantasy World casino, where you’re invited to play at tables against 16 Pretty Girls, from elves and demons to sorceresses and more! Each female opponent has her own look and unique style of play, along with Japanese voiceovers to let you feel their excitement in the intense poker battles.
Raiden IV x MIKADO remix (UFO Interactive, 6th May, $29.99) - THE ROAR OF THUNDER IS BACK! Raiden IV, the popular shoot 'em up arcade and console game, debuts on Nintendo Switch with remixed background music by a superb lineup of artists produced by GAME CENTER MIKADO. Instill fear in your enemies with devastating attacks and earn the acclaimed title of master Ace!
Retro Machina (12th May, $19.99) - Only one city remains on the planet, and it’s only robots who inhabit it now. Protected by a glass dome, Endeavor rises above the once lively area and worker robots are trying their best to keep it going. In order to maintain it, every robot has to do its job perfectly and any imperfections found are being discarded.
Save me Mr Tako: Definitive Edition (5th May, $14.99) - Dive into a great adventure in the classic handheld era! In a world where humans and octopuses are at war, Tako is a pacifist little octopus who rescues a woman from drowning one stormy night. A fairy sees this act of bravery and grants him the ability to survive on land.
Sector 781 (7th May, $5.99) - Battle your way through 3 realms of 'Sector 781', a pixel art platformer. Upgrade your character and weapons; collect shards to increase your energy supply. Use teleports to navigate around the realms. Shoot things that move and some that don't move. Activate checkpoints to save your position.
Spirits of Xanadu (3rd May, $4.99) - At the farthest edge of the explored universe, the research ship Xanadu slumbers in orbit around a mysterious planet. Her systems remain active but there has been no message from her crew for months. Now a lone operative has been sent to wake the Xanadu and bring her home to Earth.
Super Disc Soccer (7th May, $3.99) - Super Disc Soccer is a turn based soccer like game that can be played as a single player or 2-Players. Players can select and drag on their units to adjust the power and direction of the shoot. Select between different defensive and offensive formations to adjust your tactics and strategy during play.
Sweets Swap (7th May, $5.99) - Sweets Swap is a classic three match game where you need to match three of the same kind to advance to the next level. Simple enough and flavoured with sweet variations to keep you on your toes!
Techno Tanks (6th May, $4.99) - Be ready for the Techno Tank experience! Deafest the enemy tanks while dodging their deadly bullets. Improve your aim and maneuver skills while surviving a crazy retro bullet hell. Level by level the enemy's tanks get faster, smarter, and deadlier. Can you defeat them all?
Total Arcade Racing (7th May, $9.99) - Total Arcade Racing is a tribute to classic arcade racing games where you zip around in closed circuits. Play solo or up to 8 friends on the same TV in various game modes. Compete with players from around the world and see if you can reach #1 in the Hall of Fame leaderboard.
Travel Mosaics 9: Mysterious Prague (3rd May, $9.99) - Mysterious Prague is calling for the bravest puzzle solvers! Accompany the Walkers - an animal family of adventurers on their sightseeing tour to the Czech capital. The newest installment in the nonogram series offers brand new 140 puzzles for players of all ages to enjoy. Same as before, not only you can solve themed recognizable nonograms, but also try your luck in trivia - learn fun facts about the City of a Hundred Spires.
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!