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
DC Super Hero Girls: Teen Power (Nintendo, 4th Jun, £49.99 / €59.99) - Suit up as the DC Super Hero Girls and save Metropolis! Join the fight as Wonder Woman, Supergirl, and Batgirl from the animated series DC Super Hero Girls, and save Metropolis from the tinkering terror of Toyman! With the city in danger, even frenemies like Harley Quinn, Catwoman, and Star Sapphire will need to band together to help protect the town. Each Super Hero and Super-Villain has a unique set of abilities: for example, Wonder Woman uses her warrior skills with the Lasso of Truth and Flying Shield while Harley Quinn wields her Pop Roulette blaster that fires off mischievous effects to do both a little good and a little bad at the same time. - Read our DC Super Hero Girls: Teen Power review
The Last Kids on Earth and the Staff of Doom (Outright Games, 4th Jun, £34.99 / €39.99) - Battle hordes of zombies and monsters in The Last Kids on Earth and the Staff of Doom, a semi open world action RPG that tells a new story in the post-apocalyptic town of Wakefield. Playing as teen survivors Jack, Quint, June or Dirk, you’ll explore zombie-infested streets on your quest to stop Malondre, a powerful adversary from obtaining the Staff of Doom. When you are surrounded by enemies, use your heroes’ unique combat skills to defend the tree house.
Switch eShop - New Releases
Arcade Archives HACHA MECHA FIGHTER (HAMSTER, 3rd Jun, £6.29 / €6.99) - "HACHA MECHA FIGHTER" is a shooting game released by NMK in 1991. Control KAWAUSO and TSUCHIBUTA as they fly forward on airplanes and defeat enemies along the way. It's a great, easy game to get into, even for players who don't often play shooting games, but still poses enough of a challenge to keep fans of the genre interested! The "Arcade Archives" series has faithfully reproduced many classic Arcade masterpieces. Players can change various game settings such as game difficulty, and also reproduce the atmosphere of arcade display settings at that time.
Arcane Arts Academy (QubicGames, 4th Jun, £5.24 / €5.99) - Welcome to the Arcane Arts Academy, home to a magical menagerie of wonders! Join Erika as she adjusts to her new life and takes on the unique struggles and challenges of everyday life as a magical college student. She’ll make new friends, and maybe even find love… but she may also find unexpected foes! Something sinister lurks in the shadows, seeking to control Erika’s magical abilities. Perhaps not all is as it seems after all!
Astalon: Tears of the Earth (DANGEN Entertainment, 3rd Jun, £15.09 / €16.79) - Uphold your pact with the Titan of Death, Epimetheus! Fight, climb and solve your way through a twisted tower as three unique adventurers, on a mission to save their village from impending doom! Three heroic explorers wander the post-apocalyptic desert on a mission to save their village from despair. They soon find a dark, twisted tower that has risen from the depths of the planet and seemingly holds the key to their survival. - Read our Astalon: Tears of the Earth review
Basketball Club Story (Kairosoft, 3rd Jun, £11.69 / €13) - Make your very own world-class basketball team! Specialize in one skill? Be a jack-of-all-trades? Or something in between? Create your own basketball team, recruit a cast of zany players, and compete against other teams. It's up to YOU to coach them to victory! Plus, build facilities for your clubhouse for your players and visitors to enjoy. Mix, match, and position them however you like! Sign with sponsors to gain impressive monetary support.
Basketball Pinball (SuperPowerUpGames, 4th Jun, £1.80 / €2.00) - Enjoy Basketball Pinball, a perfect reproduction of a real pinball machine, with all the graphic details and sounds. Discover all the secrets, complete all the missions and become number 1 in the world or the best among your Friends, posting your high score on the online leaderboard. - Arcade design. - Multiball, Extraball, Skillshot, Jackpots. . . - Reproduction with all the details, lights and sounds. - 4 different cameras to choose from. - Online Leaderboard.
CAESAR EMPIRE WAR (Pix Arts, 5th Jun, £3.99 / €3.99) - Build your own roman camp in this building/strategy game. You play Caesar, the Emperor of the Roman Empire. Your aim is to invade Gaul by establishing an advanced camp, resist to barbarians attacks and conquer one by one the Gallic villages. Start by building your soldiers houses, get and train with real roman artillery and hire your soldiers. Then it will be time to build your legend. Served by superb graphics/animations, the game will challenge you to be as a fine strategist than the greatest Roman Imperators.
Carnivores: Dinosaur Hunt (Digital Dreams, 1st Jun, £13.49 / €14.99) - Carnivores: Dinosaur Hunt is a first-person hunting simulator where you hunt the largest and most dangerous beasts to ever exist – DINOSAURS. This game is a remaster of the classic dinosaur hunting video game, Carnivores: Dinosaur Hunter, delivered with a new game engine, improved graphics, advanced dinosaur behaviors, and seamless player progression. Experience an out of this world hunting experience, as you track down and stalk dinosaurs! To survive you'll need to know your target’s temperament and mannerisms, and just like in real hunting, you need to be aware of your surroundings, because you don't want to be caught upwind of a T-Rex or you'll end up being lunch.
Chroma Quaternion (KEMCO, 3rd Jun, £13.49 / €14.99) - In a world with four kingdoms, each colored by a season, where roles are granted by the Quadeities, strange happenings suddenly threaten the peace there. A quest begins to find each one's calling in this intrigued fate and journey through the kingdoms to get to the bottom of the mystery! Make use of up to three roles per character to enjoy the variety in skills, effects and even costumes. In turn-based battles you can charge special orbs to use Act Over and launch up to four continuous actions. It's fun just to watch the charm of pixel arts in this fantasy JRPG!
Conglomerate 451: Overloaded (34BigThings, 3rd Jun, £8.99 / €9.99) - Conglomerate 451: Overloaded is here! Face a cyber world in a grid-based, dungeon crawling first-person RPG with roguelike elements. You are the CEO of a Special Agency, instructed by the Senate of Conglomerate city to restore the order in sector 451, where corrupted corporations have established their turfs. Thanks to the last constitutional decree, you are allowed to create human clones. Build your own team, manipulate DNA, train your agents, equip them with high-end weapons, choose what cyberlimbs to implant, and send the squad to the field with only one goal: eradicate crime and restore order at any cost.
Cow Catcher (Ultimate Games, 31st May, £3.14 / €3.49) - So, you’re a guy in a wingsuit, who really likes to fly in his wingsuit, do crazy stunts, earn money, spend it on more wingsuit flying gadgets, get trophies, that kind of boring stuff. Right? WRONG! Cow Catcher is an unusual wingsuit flight simulator. You become Strange Wingsuit Man, whose goal in life is to fly around, steal random cows and wave his hands like a madman while he’s at it. You might want to think of it as a hobby… STEAL SOME AMAZING COWS You’re job is to kidnap some amazing cows by attaching a rope to them and then transporting them to your pen.
Dark Fantasy: Jigsaw Puzzle (NAISU, 3rd Jun, £3.36 / €3.74) - Enjoy jigsaw puzzles with an epic atmosphere! - 20 different jigsaw puzzles to complete - Each puzzle with 12, 24, 48, 96 and 192 pieces - Very high play time, it really takes hours! - Fantastic graphics for its genre - Great musics and atmosphere - Customizable frame colors - You can save your puzzle progress - Available gallery inside the game
Donuts'n'Justice (Ratalaika Games, 4th Jun, £3.99 / €3.99) - Our two policemen are charming tough guy antiheroes who hate criminals, and together they’re shooting to make a difference in their community. Blast ammo or toss grenades at hoodlum punks, and take down the head honchos of the syndicates terrorizing these streets. Take on over 14 types of enemies including dangerous biker gangs, aliens, as well as menacing boss fights, and thrilling car chases.
Dungeon Escape (eastasiasoft, 2nd Jun, £3.59 / €3.99) - You’ve been trapped in a dungeon filled with deadly traps and ruthless enemies! But with enough cunning and nimble dexterity, there could still be a chance at survival, however small it may be. Navigate chambers of increasing difficulty as your search for an exit. Dodge or kill your captors, find keys to unlock doors, leap over spikes and watch out for saw blades! Dungeon Escape features numerous single-screen challenges, each of which can be retried as many times as necessary. Die and repeat, learn from mistakes and feel your skills improving with each attempt. Can you overcome the many trials that lie ahead?
Dungeons of Clay (Ultimate Games, 3rd Jun, £6.29 / €6.99) - Unlock the hidden secrets, overcome the dangers, defeat dreadful creatures and reap the treasures to acquire almighty power. Don't forget to bring your patience, because you will have to merge all your talents and skills if you're ever going to reach the depths of the dungeon. Procedurally generated dungeons, tons of items and guns, dynamic threats, unique skills and randomized path stops will guarantee that no playthrough is the same. Dungeons of Clay is built on the idea of permadeath and challenge, but ensuring to maintain the fun with permanent unlockables and progress that rewards your time and increases your chances with each death.
Find 10 Differences (Kistler Benjamin, 2nd Jun, £5.39 / €5.99) - Find the differences games can be very interesting for everyone, especially kids! In this game, there are 25 levels in total. In each level, you see two versions of one image and have to find the 10 differences between them by touching on these spots. There is also a timer that your final score is based on it (the highest is 3 stars). Note that wrong clicks will also reduce your time and final score, so think carefully before deciding! All the games images are cute and cartoon images of animals, robots, monsters and cartoons which make the game even more interesting for kids!
FreeCell Solitaire Collection (eSolutions Nordic, 3rd Jun, £4.39 / €4.89) - Do you love FreeCell Solitaire (also known as "FreeCell" or "FreeCell Patience"), but want a bigger challenge? Now you can play FreeCell Solitaire and other popular variants with different levels of difficulty. The collection contains 10 different games • Baker's Game • Double FreeCell • Eight Off • ForeCell • FreeCell • HardCell • Milligan Cell • Penguin • Prison • Seahaven Towers
Grand Slam Tennis (Pix Arts, 2nd Jun, £3.19 / €3.19) - Play the 4 Grand Slam Tournaments in this highly realistic tennis game. Play solo or against friends and family in the local multiplayer split screen mode. Tons of 3D animations and all real tennis ball effects/shots makes Grand Slam Tennis the most playable tennis game on eShop! Main Features: -Full 3D -8 Players including 4 Female Players -lift/slice/volley/smash/lob/passing shots -Easy Joy-Con™ or Pro Controller controls -Solo or Local Split Screen Multiplayer -Realistic Tennis Sounds -Tournament Mode -Ball Machine Training Mode Win the Grand Slam!
Head Games (Piotr Skalski, 4th Jun, £4.49 / €4.99) - Welcome to the ultimate Head Games competition! Do you have what it takes to beat your opponent in a game of soccer, volleyball or basketball using only head shots? Head Games is an intense, exciting game where you can play against a friend or the AI. You have multiple characters to choose from, and the only goal is to try and hit the ball and score in your opponent’s net. You can also play as a team with your friends. Can you become the ultimate player in the Head Games? Try the game out and immerse yourself into the ultimate gaming experience.
Hero Pop (Digital Game Group, 4th Jun, £7.99 / €7.99) - Help the Hero Matrix patrol the city she protects. Match 3 or more of the same colours to clear the bubbles and save the babies. 200 levels of puzzles to play from. Various powers to use in each level.
Infinite Tanks WWII (Atypical Games, 3rd Jun, £17.99 / €19.99) - Infinite Tanks WW2 brings an innovative, never seen before approach to WW2 tank battles. The game features an original card-driven tank building system that allows players to mix and match parts of different historic tanks. Play with your favorite tanks from World War 2 and create the ultimate fighting machine by assembling a brand new hybrid. The combining options are virtually endless and allow you to tune every vehicle to your liking and playstyle. You then take your war machine to battle in open environments inspired by historical battle locations. Enjoy the classic mode campaign where you fight in 5 historical theaters of war over 12 distinct missions. Then dive straight into competitive online multiplayer with various game-modes.
Justin Danger (Ultimate Games, 1st Jun, £3.14 / €3.49) - Runventure awaits! JUMP in to the action and EXPLORE mysterious lands in search of TREASURES. Avoid the DANGER, RUN through various locations. JUNGLES, TEMPLES, CASTLES and many other places loaded with deadly traps and hordes of enemies. Use your reflexes to jump over hot lava, or rope swing over piranha pools escape the deadly skeletons and hungry wolves. - Super sharp vector graphics! - Explore mysterious lands with parallax backgrounds.
Mighty Goose (PLAYISM, 5th Jun, £15.09 / €16.79) - Assume the role of Mighty Goose and bring the fight to the Void King. This galaxy conquering monarch commands a vast army of minions and mechanised monsters. Dealing with these baddies means traveling to distant worlds and facing all kinds of dangers. But not to worry, this is no problem for the legendary Mighty Goose! Mighty Goose is a fast paced run & gun shooter starring a bounty hunter Goose. Use epic weapons and devastating warmachines to battle against screen filling bosses and hordes of enemies! Apart from that solid arcade formula, the game has a ton of crazy weapons, companions, upgrades and secrets for you to discover. - Read our Mighty Goose review
Motif (YeTa Games, 3rd Jun, £2.69 / €2.99) - The aim of the puzzle is to create the desired motif using the pieces that are given to you. In doing so, you need to pay attention to how many pieces the play area is divided into. The parts have symmetry equal to the number of areas on the screen. For this reason, you have to carefully choose where you need to put the pieces. Motif makes you part of an artistic journey. Thanks to its relaxed atmosphere, it makes you aware of your artistic talents.
My Child Lebensborn (East2west Games, 1st Jun, £6.69 / €7.39) - Set in Norway after World War II, a few thousand children were born to Norwegian women, fathered by occupying soldiers from German. The Nazi regime viewed these children as, essentially, German, and launched a program called “Lebensborn” (Fount of Life) to raise and indoctrinate them, often in Germany. After the liberation of Norway and the defeat of the Nazis, the children were sent back to Norway. Often mothers gave up their children for adoption, but this only made things worse for those children. In My Child Lebensborn, you play as one of these adoptive parents, but parenting will be hard as your child grows up in a hostile and hateful environment. This is a game rooted in the real-life experiences of Lebensborn children.
Mystic Pillars: A Story-Based Puzzle Game (Holy Cow Productions, 3rd Jun, £5 / €5.69) - IMAGINATIVE EXPERIENCE Mystic Pillars is an unique blend of intriguing puzzles and an immersive storyline set in Ancient India, providing you with an engaging gameplay experience. HANDCRAFTED PUZZLES The game is a reimagination of the Indian traditional board game - Ali Guli Mane or the Internationally known variant Mancala. Solve the 100 simple, handcrafted and unique math based spatial puzzles. JOURNEY ACROSS A MYSTERY LANDSCAPE Play as a mysterious traveller whose journey across the world lands you in the kingdom of Zampi. Resolve the drought plaguing the once-prosperous kingdom of Zampi by solving puzzles and destroying the magical pillars blocking the water.
Nature Matters (Ultimate Games, 4th Jun, £3.14 / €3.49) - Set off on a puzzle-filled journey to save the planet and experience a compelling tale of friendship, sacrifice and redemption. In "Nature Matters" you take on a role of a little plant spirit. Without protection, surrounded by a city that grows up from everywhere, one day she realizes that she is completely alone and won't be able to survive. The only solution is to find her caretaker - a little boy who has been caught up in a whirlwind of human weakness and convince him to take care of her again. During your journey, you will see different lands devastated by the destructive human influence.
Overboard! (inkle, 2nd Jun, £11.39 / €12.69) - JULY, 1935. A MURDER HAS BEEN COMMITTED aboard the SS Hook, eight hours out from New York. Only one problem: you did it. Can you get away with murder? GAMEPLAY Blackmail a spy. Fall in love. Murder a rival. Cheat at cards. Drug a witness. Lie, befriend, betray, console, sneak, seduce, steal, borrow, pray, eavesdrop, kill. . . There are clues, evidence, suspects, accusations, secrets and lies. You’ll need all your cunning, coercion and charisma to ensure that someone else takes the fall.
Pony World 3 (Pancake Games, 1st Jun, £4.09 / €4.49) - Change your pony's looks and clothing, add glasses and saddles or even tattoos. Make your pony’s farm his dream place to live. Build it and expand it to look best in the neighborhood. Decorate it and plant new plants to acquire higher status. Sell products from your farm to earn money for food, gifts and toys. Improved building mode with lots of new buildings and decorations will make your farm unique. Pony Town has all facilities needed by your pony to spend playful time, develop its career and education and care for its looks and health. Visit stylists and beauty salons to become the most pretty and stylish pony.
Pyre on Fire (GAME NACIONAL, 1st Jun, £0.88 / €0.99) - You will aim to search the 10 pages, as well as chat with other characters and solve the puzzles. Find the 10 pages before a woman dies. Be an explorer. Exploration game with dialogues and puzzles.
Retrograde Arena (Neon Doctrine, 5th Jun) - Retrograde Arena is a multiplayer twin stick shooter where bullets don’t kill, but the environment does! Weapons are your ultimate tools, not just for blasting enemies, but for propelling your customizable Drone around the maps at great speed! Mastering Retrograde Arena’s recoil propulsion and the impact of the various weapons is essential for victory in the neon soaked world of Retrograde Arena. Battle against friends, strangers, or deadly AI with up to 6 players in three different game modes that will demand different skills and styles of play!
Reversi Let's Go (indienova, 3rd Jun, £4.49 / €4.99) - Reversi Let's Go is a highly-acclaimed strategy board game for all ages. It takes a minute to learn and a lifetime to master! Four different game modes are available for you to play: Classic Solo World-class AI with 8 difficulty levels, suits both beginners and advanced players. Endgame Challenge Solve 80 well-chosen endgame puzzles. Give it a try and show yourself you are a truly Reversi master.
Skellboy Refractured (Fabraz, 4th Jun, £18 / €20) - Life was peaceful in the Cubold Kingdom until the king's evil court magician got dumped by the princess. With his heart broken and his rage fueled, he called upon the evil spirits to resurrect the dead and the kingdom's long forgotten monstrosities. What he doesn't realize in his fury is that he accidentally summoned an ancient hero as well. . . Skippy! Travel across the beautifully rendered kingdom of Cubold and take full advantage of your resurrected, skeletal body! Swap out body parts to acquire new abilities during your adventure or pick up a new weapon to vanquish the evil magician's lackeys. Onwards, Skippy, it's time to be a hero once more!
Sludge Life (Devolver Digital, 2nd Jun, £13.49 / €14.99) - Traverse the corporately branded landscape, link up with other taggers, and steal junk and hearts along the way. Will you become the king of the island and tag every open inch, infiltrate sludge-pumping corporation GLUG, or just take it all down in flames with you? * Experience the thrills of vandalism from the safety of your computer. - Read our Sludge Life review
Stonefly (MWM Interactive, 1st Jun, £17.99 / €19.99) - Harness the wind and soar through the wilderness of Stonefly. Brilliant but naïve inventor Annika Stonefly must recover a lost family heirloom using her smarts and strategy. Glide strategically among flora and fauna, confronting hungry bugs, adventures, and memorable characters. Along the way, you'll unravel a heartwarming story of self-discovery, family, legacy, and belonging. Chill and tranquil action-adventure gameplay punctuated by unique and skillful bug showdowns. Stun ‘em. Shoo ‘em. Get the loot. Invent and craft new abilities for your mech while customizing it to match your play style.
Stray Cat Doors2 (PULSMO, 3rd Jun, £14 / €16.29) - The house where I spent time with you, the departure at dusk, the city I wandered into, and the way home in the snow that made me exhale white breath.... The sequel to "Stray Cat Doors" is finally here! This is a stage clearing type escape adventure game where you have to solve puzzles with cute characters. If you haven't played the previous game, you will still be able to enjoy it. Now you can control the characters and explore the stages with them. If you find it difficult to solve the riddles, there is a hint function, so even beginners of adventure games can enjoy the game. In addition, a variety of new features have been added, including the ability to change your character's clothes, redecorate your room and change the background music.
Sunblaze (3rd Jun, £11.46 / €12.74) - ”Whose blood is that on the walls? ” -Josie Do you think you’ve got what it takes to be an actual superhero? Well, then you need to help Josie to beat the superhero training simulator, and to become the hero our world needs! In this beautiful, hand-crafted precision platformer, you’ll play as Josie, aka. Sunblaze, with a mission to complete your superhero training. Your dad, a former superhero himself, built the training simulator dreaming of your journey to become a superhero.
Sweet Bakery Tycoon (Baltoro Games, 4th Jun, £3.14 / €3.49) - Start your baking career and prepare some delicious cakes for your clients, using a whole set of creams, fruits and decorations. Test your skills on 60 diverse and increasingly difficult levels. Personalize your interior with countless upgrades. All of us have a magic place, where everyday troubles seem to disappear. Sweet Bakery Tycoon fulfills your fantasy of creating and managing a bakery of your dreams
Tiny Lands (QubicGames, 4th Jun, £4.31 / €4.79) - What’s “Tiny Lands” exactly? Have you ever played the old puzzle games in which you had to find all the differences? Well…Tiny Lands extract the basic concept but it goes out of the traditional method of finding differences. What makes it different from traditional “Find the differences” games? Usually, these types of games have the typical 2D view in which you only have to see and compare static images and clicking. Everything is different here; let us summarize what makes Tiny Lands so special: You play in a 3D environment, which means you will be able to interact with the scene view to find all differences.
Wicce (CFK, 3rd Jun, £5.93 / €6.56) - A witch named Wicce was living with her daughter in a house standing in the deep forest. One day, her daughter went on an errand but didn't come back even after the sun set on the horizon. So Wicce headed to the town to look for her daughter. What she didn't expect to see was the town filled with people fallen by pandemic, and fiends letting out foul aura. Now Wicce fights the fiends and cures people with her magic. But the Pope, having heard of her actions, sees Wicce as the one who caused the pandemic. . .
Winds of Change (Crunching Koalas, 3rd Jun, £17.99 / €19.99) - Lead the Rebellion to bring peace back into a land tarnished by unjust and cruel rulers. Delve into a fully voiced, captivating story accentuated by stunning art, difficult choices, and deep relationships. As the last Seer, the chosen of the spirits, it is your sacred calling to ensure that peace and good prevails in the world. On your heroic journey, you will encounter a varied, vibrant cast of characters. Foster meaningful friendships and build alliances with each of them. A vast, vibrant world awaits to be shaped by your decisions.
Wing of Darkness (Clouded Leopard Entertainment, 3rd Jun, £24.99 / €29.99) - Story Wars between nations are no longer conflicts between people; rather, they have become struggles for survival as humanity fights an all-new enemy. Unidentified flying objects referred to as Blankers have suddenly appeared, and the only weapon powerful enough to defeat them is the Held System. Only a small number of exceptional young women are capable of operating Held Systems, and they have become known as Frauleins.
DLC / Add-On Content
Nintendo Switch games with new DLC this week:
- Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy
- Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness and the Secret Hideout
- ATOM RPG
- Chroma Quaternion
- Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity
- Retrograde Arena
- R-Type® Final 2
- Sweet Bakery Tycoon
- Tools Up!
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!