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
Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX (Merge Games, 22nd Jun, £13.49 / €17.99) - The iconic Alex Kidd is back! Jump straight back into Miracle World and experience it like you’ve never seen before. Complete with new HD graphics, gameplay improvements and animations, rediscover all the levels from the original game, as well as brand new levels which expand the lore and story behind Alex Kidd. - Read our Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX review
Farm for your Life (Secret Item Games, 24th Jun, £11.69 / €12.99) - Your community was taken down by a heavy storm which caused an apocalypse and unleashed the living dead. Together with the other survivors, it is your task to rebuild and to allow that sustainable life can still be assured. Cultivate your farm and manage your restaurant to provide food and deal with all the zombies.
Mario Golf: Super Rush (£49.99 / €59.99) - Golf with a Mushroom Kingdom twist! Hit the green with up to four players locally or online and golf with friends from the Super Mario series like Mario, Peach, Yoshi, and more! Modes range from Standard Golf to the energetic Speed Golf and an exciting Golf Adventure. Simple motion or button controls make it easy for both new players and seasoned pros to drive and putt. Pick up the pace in Speed Golf and Battle Golf Tee off at the same time with up to three other players and race through the course to get your ball in first. - Read our Mario Golf: Super Rush review
Olympic Games Tokyo 2020: The Official Video Game (SEGA, 22nd Jun, £34.99 / €39.99) - The Olympic Games are back, and this time it's your chance for glory! Whether you play with friends, family, or go for gold on the global leaderboards, this is a party game that anyone can pick up and enjoy! Prepare to unleash the competitor within as you create your athlete, customize their skills and pick the perfect costume. Why settle for standard sportswear when you can take centre stage as a pirate, astronaut or cowboy?
The Dungeon of Naheulbeuk: The Amulet of Chaos - Chicken Edition (Plug In Digital, 24th Jun, £40.49 / €44.99) - Are you ready to dive into a tactical RPG chock-full of charm, humor and crazy characters? ! They are clumsy, inexperienced and feisty but. . . they’ll have to endure each other’s company to get the dungeon’s treasure. However, a feeling of déjà-vu quickly arises. . . Guide this team of unlikely heroes in an adventure full of humor and chaos! The Naheulbeuk universe is an original creation by French author John Lang. It started as a very popular audio comedy series parodying role-playing games and heroic fantasy tropes. Now the story is available in English and as a video game for the first time! A less than ideal team of heroes.
Tony Hawk's™ Pro Skater™ 1 + 2 (£39.99 / €44.99) - Drop back in with the most iconic skateboarding games ever made. Play Tony Hawk’s™ Pro Skater™ & Tony Hawk’s™ Pro Skater™ 2 in one epic collection, rebuilt from the ground up in incredible HD. All the pro skaters, levels and tricks are back and fully-remastered, plus more. Skate as the legendary Tony Hawk and the original pro roster, plus new pros Skate to songs from the era-defining soundtrack along with new music. Hit insane trick combos with the iconic handling of the Tony Hawk’s™ Pro Skater™ series. - Read our Tony Hawk's™ Pro Skater™ 1 + 2 review
Worms Rumble (Team17, 23rd Jun, £10.99 / €14.99) - Worms Rumble is Worms like you’ve never played it before, with intense, real-time, arena-based 32 player cross-platform combat. Get ready for Deathmatch and Last Worm Standing modes where you’re only ever a Holy Hand Grenade away from death! Use a variety of fan-favourite weapons like the Bazooka, Shotgun and Sheep Launcher plus all-new additions to the armoury to bring the pain to your invertebrate opponents as you climb the ranks. Customise your worm, take part in challenges and seasonal events and experiment with new ways to play in The Lab. This is Worms, reinvented.
Switch eShop - New Releases
#1 Crosswords Bundle (£5.49 / €5.99) - Enjoy 2 great crosswords games in 1 with this bundle containing both #1 Crosswords and #1 Anagrams. #1 Crosswords Are you a fan of crosswords? Do you enjoy spending time solving challenging word puzzles? #1 Crosswords is the game for you! In #1 Crosswords you'll find a story mode with 100 crossword puzzles to solve for all difficulty levels. On top of that, you can always play the daily crossword, which is the same for everyone in the world, and as many random crosswords as you want.
Beasts of Maravilla Island (£7.19 / €7.99)
BeeFense BeeMastered (ByteRockers Games, 24th Jun, £6.99 / €7.99) - Command your forces, manage your resources, and improve your defenses in increasingly challenging battles. Upgrade your towers with a variety of features to drive back the hornet hordes. Join the queen bee and her loyal subjects on their hilarious journey through 26 unique levels. The whole game features bee-mastered graphics and brand buzzing new animation.
Bitmaster (Sometimes You, 23rd Jun, £4.49 / €4.99) - You need to destroy the enemies and collect power-ups to improve weapons. Game balance changes periodically, which makes the game unpredictable and difficult to get a high score.
Bocce (£7.99 / €7.99) - Ultra-realistic physics, beautiful sceneries and different balls with their own characteristics make Bocce the most realistic Bocce/Petanque simulation available on Shop. 3 AI Levels in single player mode Local two players mode Hyper-intuitives controls Point or shoot Throw sitting or standing Make lobs Choose amongst 6 sceneries and 6 balls
CarX Drift Racing Online (CarX Technologies, 24th Jun, £29.99 / €32.99) - THE REAL DRIFTING SIMULATOR · CarX Drift Racing Online provides a unique experience handling sports cars with simple and the intuitive control · If you like drifting, prepare to spend hours playing and enjoying this game · Use the handbrake to send your car sideways · Paint donuts burning tires · Cut through clouds of smoke on high speed.
Cube Blast: Match (isTom Games, 24th Jun, £16.19 / €18) - Cube Blast will challenge even the most reputable puzzle solvers with a mind bending 3D twist on the classic color blast formula. Push your spatial thinking abilities to their limits, as you solve increasingly complex puzzles on a 3D tower of colorful blocks, with new and exciting mechanical twists popping up, just when you thought you saw all the game has to offer. If you are not yet convinced: there are also aliens, and explosions!
Cyber Hook (Graffiti Games, 24th Jun, £10.79 / €11.99) - Hardcore Parkour! Cyber Hook is a fast-paced, 3D platformer that has you using parkour skills and a grappling hook to scale and ride walls, while fighting enemies and blasting blocks with a finger laser gun. Hurtle forward in a vibrant retrowave environment to test parkour abilities, but be careful, because one missed jump can mean life or death.
Empire of Angels IV (eastasiasoft, 24th Jun, £16.19 / €17.99) - For the first time since the series began in 1993, Empire of Angels arrives on console! As the latest entry in the storied tactical RPG franchise, this updated edition of Empire of Angels IV features lush 3D graphics, strategic turn-based combat and a huge cast of gorgeous female characters. Offering a fresh perspective on the history of Asgard, Empire of Angels IV reintroduces its lore, characters and mechanics with no prior knowledge necessary to enjoy this brand new adventure.
ENDER LILIES: Quietus of the Knights (Binary Haze Interactive, 22nd Jun, £21.99 / €24.99) - Story: Long ago, in the distant reaches of Land's End. . . The unforeseen descent of the Rain transformed all living things into frenzied undead monstrosities known as the Blighted. Faced with a calamity far beyond their understanding with no recourse, the kingdom fell into ruin, with no end in sight to the accursed rain. Meanwhile, in the remnants of this ruined world, a young girl named Lily awakens in the depths of a church.
Enigmatis: The Ghosts of Maple Creek (£13.49 / €14.99) - Imagine waking up after a powerful storm as the sun goes down. You find yourself just outside a small town on the side of the road. A shiver runs down your spine as your body remembers the recent dramatic events that your mind cannot or will not recall…
Kirakira stars idol project Nagisa (Edia, 24th Jun, £5.60 / €6.40) - "You're the idol you used to sing to on stage? " After their first live performance, Nobuyuki and Ai have a fateful encounter with the top idol, Nagisa Yukihiro. Six months later. With Miwako's kindness, Nobuyuki and his friends attend a joint lesson with Uesugi Productions, a long-established entertainment production company. While getting involved with Nagisa through joint lessons, it is decided that an idol festival
Legend of Mana (SQUARE ENIX, 24th Jun, £24.99 / €29.99) - Set off on a journey to find the mystical Mana Tree seen in a dream, before discovering. . . the world map is empty! During your travels, you’ll acquire special artifacts; place these wherever you’d like on the map to bring towns and dungeons to life and advance the story. Meet a colorful cast of characters, square off against fearsome monsters, and complete quests in the vast world of Fa’Diel.. - Read our Legend of Mana review
LEGO® Builder's Journey (LEGO System, 22nd Jun, £17.99 / €19.99) - A story about play, connections and adventure. Step through levels brick by brick with puzzles that sometimes ask us to follow the instructions… and sometimes to be creative and break the rules. Builder’s Journey is a poetic puzzle that takes place in a LEGO® brick world, brought to life with the most accurately rendered LEGO® elements yet to feature on screens. Be taken through a breathtaking world filled with brick-by-brick effects, accompanied by a beautiful soundtrack. Throughout the narrative, there will be ups and downs, challenges and celebrations. Take the time to experiment, and most importantly, to play. Figuring out who we are and what we become is the Builder’s Journey. - Read our LEGO® Builder's Journey review
Loopindex (£4.99 / €4.99) - It's time to explore the virtual land of Loopindex! Its vast, uncharted lands are full of puzzles to solve! Play alone, or team up with a robo-friend, and use logic and timing to clear each area. The difficulty will test your ingenuity as you explore the unique “loop mechanic” at the core of the gameplay loop. You’ll take on levels full of traps and discovery, befriend virtual creatures, and even battle against cool bosses.
Lovekami -Useless Goddess- (MoeNovel, 24th Jun, £10.07 / €11.19) - It was after the descent of uncountable goddesses in Japan... Most goddesses were able to blend in with humans, living peacefully and happily together. Some of those goddesses even went on to become idols. However, there were others who simply refused to follow the rules. These goddesses prefer living freely and doing as they please, inadvertently causing all sorts of trouble for humans. Goddesses who are naughty are called Aragami. The protagonist, Sho Narumi, stumbles upon a goddess who collapses on the street and attempts to help her.
Ninja Buddy Epic Quest (Pix Arts, 23rd Jun, £4.99 / €4.99) - Explore wonderful worlds as you lead Ninja Buddy in his quest to save Princess Zebda. Show your skills to master hostile monsters, deadly mechanics and powerful bosses. Make your way through increasingly challenging levels in this Super Platformer.
Promesa (£4.49 / €4.99) - Born from a conversation between a grandfather and his grandchild, IGF nominated Promesa is a personal project that offers a different kind of videogame experience. From memories of homes and streets to surreal visions of imaginary places, in Promesa you wander through a series of scenes and vignettes, images that can feel haunting and dreamlike as much as nostalgic and almost real.
Sakura Succubus 3 (Gamuzumi, 24th Jun, £7.19 / €7.99) - Ogasawara Hiroki was a normal man until he, by chance, learns that many members of Japan’s elite are actually succubi. And, what’s more, there’s something about his scent which makes them attracted to him. Now an encounter with a woman from his past can change everything. This woman introduces herself as Yue, the succubus queen. She intends to whisk Hiroki away to the succubus realm to keep him for her own. Trapped with Yue, Hiroki is faced with an ultimatum: will he succumb to her advances, or will he try to escape?
Summer Paws (Silesia Games, 24th Jun, £2.49 / €2.79) - Summer days, warm rain, magical nights! Sleeping kittens are hidden well. Can you find them?
Super Cable Boy (Sebastian Lieb, 24th Jun, £12.59 / €13.99) - Super Cable Boy is a retro inspired platformer, where you are playing a sentient handheld gaming system with a power cord. Collect game cartridges to become more powerful and take on your quest to defeat "the Glitch", an entity that 1▧01☠011‱☣⌀▧ . .
Super Magbot (Team17, 22nd Jun, £11.99 / €14.39) - The system of Magnetia is in great peril as an evil villain tears through the galaxy. It’s all down to one robot explorer to save the day – Magbot! Armed with the power to control both positive (red) and negative (blue) magnetic polarities, Magbot must navigate through a myriad of challenging platforming environments to save his home planet of MagTek. Use Magnetic Force to Attract: Use the power of magnetic attraction to pull yourself towards platforms and across perilous pitfalls.
Sweet Sugar Candy (£3.59 / €3.99) - Explore a beautiful world full of candy. Develop your skills in an hundred of well-designed levels, while collecting and using power-ups wisely. Match and crush three or more of the same candies to complete levels, using special candies where possible! You'll find more fun in this game than in any other Match game! Collect virtual currency throughout the levels (no extra purchase required, you play to win) and try your luck at the Wheel of Fortune. Sweet Sugar Candy will bring you many hours of fun!
Switch eShop - Demos
DLC / Add-On Content
Nintendo Switch games with new DLC this week
- Escape Game Fort Boyard
- Graveyard Keeper
- STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town
- Sword of the Necromancer
- Tales of Djungarian Hamster
- Tony Hawk's™ Pro Skater™ 1 + 2
- TOUHOU Spell Bubble
- Worms Rumble
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!