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
Colors Live ( Collecting Smiles, 17th Sep, £24.99 / €29.99) - The critically acclaimed painting game is back! Paint using multiple brushes and layers and share your masterpiece online. Enjoy the same ease of use and powerful painting tools that made Colors! 3D so popular. Now adding pressure-sensitive painting with the Colors SonarPen. Pressure-sensitive painting with the Colors SonarPen Paint with your fingers, your favorite stylus or using the Colors SonarPen, our own pressure-sensitive pen that turns your Nintendo Switch into the perfect digital sketchbook.
Cruis'n Blast (Raw Thrills, 14th Sep, £34.99 / €39.99) - The arcade hit Cruis’n Blast is speeding onto Nintendo Switch™! Blast your way through nearly 30 over-the-top tracks. Grab the wheel of 23 custom rides from licensed supercars to monster trucks and unicorns! Up to four players can race together, so pick your favorite vehicle and hit the road! - Read our Cruis'n Blast review
Ni no Kuni™ II: Revenant Kingdom - The Prince's Edition (£49.99 / €59.99) - Join the young king Evan as he sets out on an epic quest to found a new kingdom, unite his world and save its people from a terrible evil. Embark on this unforgettable adventure which blurs the line between animated feature film and video game. Developed by LEVEL-5, Ni no Kuni II features enchanting character design from the legendary artist Yoshiyuki Momose and a stirring soundtrack composed by the world-famous Joe Hisaishi.
Razion EX (NGDEV, 16th Sep, £17.95 / €19.95) - The score system is based on growing gold cubes and using the beam to freeze the cubes. It has 3 game modes (NOVICE/NORMAL/MANIAC).
RiMS Racing (Nacon, 16th Sep, £44.99 / €49.99) - A race is not won purely on the track, so you need to become more than a rider by understanding motorcycle behaviour like a real engineer. Traction, angle, braking, torque, trajectory, speed… every factor must be considered before heading to the workshop to change certain components and configuring the optimal set-up. A DREAM GARAGE Your adventure starts by choosing your dream bike. In RiMS Racing, you can ride the world's 8 most powerful European and Japanese motorcycles.
Tails Of Iron (£19.79 / €22.49) - Set in a grim land plagued by war, Tails of Iron is a hand-drawn RPG Adventure with punishingly brutal combat. As Redgi, heir to the Rat Throne, you must restore your broken Kingdom by banishing the merciless Frog Clan and their ferocious leader, Greenwart. As you explore the deceivingly charming world, you’ll encounter a cast of unique companions, ready to aid you in your adventure. And you’ll need all the help you can get, whether that’s new meal recipes, blueprints to forge deadly weapons and armour, or even a land-chugging, armour-plated mole mobile!
Switch eShop - New Releases
"METAL SLUG 1st & 2nd MISSION" Double Pack (SNK, 15th Sep, £13.49 / €14.99) - METAL SLUG 1ST MISSION released in 1999 for the NEOGEO POCKET COLOR, with its sequel METAL SLUG 2ND MISSION hitting shelves in 2000. Now both are available for the Nintendo Switch™! - Experience the simple-yet-deep shooting mechanics the METAL SLUG series is known for! - Gone are the days of 1 shot deaths as now there is a life bar to get you through the mission! - It wouldn’t be a METAL SLUG game if there weren’t branching paths to explore! - Contains features like resuming where you left off or rewinding back time to avoid an early death!
Between Time: Escape Room (mc2games, 15th Sep, £7.19 / €7.99) - You are going to travel through time to steal priceless treasures. Will you be able to make it back alive? Between Time is an escape room that will test your skills. Travel through time, explore mysterious places around the planet, solve puzzles, decode secret codes, and find hidden objects and treasures. Solve this mystery by traveling through time to five different places in human history. Will you be able to escape? Characteristics: *Solve puzzles based on logic. *Explore five rooms set at different times in human history. *Find out more about A. I. T. M. A. (Artificial Intelligence Time Machine Assistant).
Beyond Enemy Lines - Remastered Edition (Polygon Art, 16th Sep, £17.99 / €19.99) - The world is near of nuclear apocalypse, a soviet seperatist group captured the control chip of a military satelite. It is your job to recover the chip! Equipped with state of the art weapons and equipment, you operate in absolute secrecy as a lone wolf far beyond enemy lines. Think your way in, observe your enemies, sneak into their base and complete your objective. You have total freedom to choose your path - guns blazing or silent assassin - it's your choice!
Catlateral Damage: Remeowstered (Manekoware, 15th Sep, £9.59 / €10.39) - Catlateral Damage: Remeowstered is the definitive edition of your favorite destructive cat simulator, where you play as a house cat on a rampage and do all that fun stuff your owner hates! See the world through the eyes of a cat! Run around the house, topple neatly organized books, shatter vases, meow at nothing, tear up curtains, nap in obscure places, and more! Complete objectives, explore procedurally generated levels, or just relax in sandbox mode to unlock a clowder of cat friends and special abilities!
Classic Logical Bundle (4in1) (No Gravity Games, 16th Sep, £7.19 / €7.99) - Do you ever long for the olden days? Those lazy, rainy afternoons when you could just relax on your couch with a cup of tea and play games with your remote on one of those game channels. Or perhaps those slow days at the office where you knew there’s nothing to do, so you just loaded up The Mines and zoned out for an hour. Wasn’t life much simpler back then?
Dojoran (£4.99 / €4.99) - Life is not as easy and simple as it seemed in your childhood. To survive in a world full of dangers, you must go through the difficult ninja training of frogs using secret techniques created by your ancestors. To accomplish this, you’ll need to use apples to perform a double jump in different ways than usual. Each death is an apprenticeship to improve reflexes and control the character.
Earth Marines (£4.49 / €4.99) - Earth Marines is a new game by HugePixel and Diedemor Studio. It’s an action-packed run-and-gun shooter full of zombies and brutal gunfights. Special task force from Earth has to eradicate the zombie threat — that’s why they come heavily packed, but in a few numbers. Your main objective is to kill zombie hordes, wipe out infected areas and destroy the sources of deadly virus capable of reanimating dead people.
Eastward (Chucklefish, 16th Sep, £19.79 / €22.49) - Escape the tyrannical clutches of a subterranean society and join Eastward’s unlikely duo on an exciting adventure to the land above! Discover beautiful yet bizarre settlements and make new friends as you travel across the world by rail. Combine John and Sam’s skills to solve dungeon puzzles, take down unusual enemies, and survive the deadly miasma. Can you uncover the truth behind Sam’s mystic powers and bring back harmony to Eastward’s ravaged lands?
Elva the Eco Dragon (ISDEC Soluciones, 16th Sep, £11.69 / €12.99) - The world is facing an environmental disaster. But not all is lost. The young, and not so young, are about to receive help from a powerful being from another galaxy: Elva. Elva is a small dragon with immense powers, who has arrived on Earth to teach us how to take care of the planet. The better you help her, the better the world will be saved. Enjoy saving the planet with her. Children, youth and everyone at home can save the planet now.
Endless Puzzle Fun Collection (Mindscape, 16th Sep, £12.99 / €14.99) - Candy 2048 Challenge Test your intelligence in the iconic 2048 game for intense fun! Play in 1-vs-1 multiplayer to really see who is the best!
Family Vacation 2: Road Trip (Ocean Media, 16th Sep, £8.99 / €9.99) - The Simmons family is at it again. . . they're taking their camper, hooking it up to their SUV and going on a cross-country camping adventure! You'll be asked to help pack and get everything they’ll need on their trip and enjoy all that Mother Nature has to offer. Travel through Montana, Idaho, Colorado and more. Visit the most wonderful natural attractions in the world; Yellowstone Park, the Grand Canyon and even catch a glimpse of a UFO near Area 51.
Flynn: Son of Crimson (Humble Games, 15th Sep, £16.19 / €17.99) - The Peace of Rosantica is Threatened Once Again The peaceful and beautiful island of Rosantica is under threat once more by a relentless evil. The magical barrier between Rosantica and The Scourge has started to crack, allowing dangerous creatures to slowly seep back in to try and take over the island.
Galactic Invasion (£3.99 / €3.99) - Aliens are invading the Galaxy. Your job, if you accept it, Major, is to stop them. Galactic Invasion will make you enjoy gameplay of old school shoot'em up with today's device capabilities. Fire!
Marble Parkour (£4.49 / €4.99) - In this Marble Parkour game, you need to finish different levels and reach the end of each level. Also, levels contain the best time system, meaning you can establish new records! The Player needs to avoid different traps like exploding mines, bumpers, tornados, and moving platforms which could send the player out of track. Then the player will be respawned at the checkpoint. Every level includes a couple of them.
Match 3 Adventure Collection (Mindscape, 16th Sep, £10.39 / €14.99) - Match Three: Pirates! Heir to Davy Jones Davy Jones created a world where no-one gets old and unsuspecting people are tricked into entering Davy Jones’ Locker. Journey through the different stages of this match 3 adventure, and lift the curse of Davy Jones!
METALLIC CHILD (CREST, 16th Sep, £15.99 / €23.99) - A large-scale rebellion erupts within the spacecraft “Life Stream. ” With the help of you, Rona, an android known as “Metallic Child,” stands up against a fleet of massive robots to stop the plot devised by her own creator, Doctor Irene. METALLIC CHILD is a rogue-lite core-action game, featuring Rona, an android known as “Metallic Child,” taking place in a space laboratory in the not-to-distant future. A large-scale rebellion has taken place in the space laboratory Life Stream.
Mindcell (VenomizedArt, 15th Sep, £4 / €4.3) - Mindcell is the third-person adventure in the world of the near future. The protagonist is sentenced to become material for scientific experiments, but he’s not going to put up with such a fate at all. In search of a way out, he must recall what happened to him and how he got here. The persecutors will not leave the fugitive alone, wherever he’s going. And there is a serious confrontation ahead. Going through the story with the main character, try to find out the goals of your pursuers and understand who your real ally is.
Murder Diaries (EpiXR, 16th Sep, £9.99 / €9.99) - In this game you abstractly follow the narration of a young man through his life and his thoughts. This leads you straight into a murder mystery unlike you have ever seen before. Figure out what happened, explore fascinating landscapes and abstract environments and enjoy the thrilling storytelling. Collect pieces of the story while freely floating through related environments and immerse yourself into an intriguing story filled with blood and murder. A must have for any true fan of thrillers and anyone how enjoys a murder mystery that goes beyond the normal story telling.
Nexomon (£7.19 / €8.99) - Get ready to explore a world where you can catch, evolve and collect over 300 unique Nexomon! Embark on an epic journey and build your ultimate team to take on powerful tamers and their fearsome Nexomon.
Pipe Fitter (Kistler Benjamin, 16th Sep, £3.59 / €3.99) - Pipe fitter is the best brain-teaser for every pipeline puzzle lover. If you are a big fan of pipe connection puzzle, do not miss this great pipeline puzzle game! Everyone can enjoy the fun of plumbing and connecting the right pipes in the right orientation! An amusing, inspiring pipe puzzle experience . All pipe plumbing fans, get ready for your exciting pipe plumbing puzzle journey in over 250 levels!
Poker Pretty Girls Battle: Texas Hold'em (eastasiasoft, 16th Sep, £4.39 / €4.79) - Classic Texas Hold’em gets a twist at the Pretty Girls casino, where you’re invited to play at tables against 16 lovely challengers, all dolled up in cute summer outfits! 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. Start out against 4 of these gorgeous players and unlock more as you prove your skills worthy of new challengers.
SkateBIRD (Glass Bottom Games, 16th Sep, £15.09 / €16.79) - Grind on bendy straws, kick-flip over staplers, and carve killer lines through cardboard and sticky tape parks, in SKATEBIRD®! You're a lonely lil' bird, and your Big Friend has hung up their board for good. Their job sucks, and lately, they're barely ever home to play with you. You're gonna fix all that with the power of being a chill little skateboarding bird. You may be tiny, but the more you skate, the more following you get, the more the world of bird skating will open up. Birds will come check out your park, help you find more parks, and together you'll (somehow) fix Big Friend's life! Above all else, skate birds try their best! - Read our SkateBIRD review
The Amazing American Circus (Klabater, 16th Sep, £17.99 / €19.99) - Your worst fear is the audience’s indifference. Your best weapon is a dazzling amusement. Your artists are your army. Behold, the circus came to town! In The Amazing American Circus, you’ll build a circus empire from scratch. Flesh and blood opponents, as well as characters known from the American folklore, will stand in your way to success. As a novice owner of a small and run-down circus, you’ll have to face giants of this industry, like Ringling Bros. and P. T. Barnum. Can you defeat them?
Titan Chaser (Samustai, 15th Sep, £3.99 / €4.99) - Every night you leave the motel and drive through empty fields, looking for something. Your job is to scout wandering giants and drive them away from the sleeping town using light. It's a meditative experience where you don't need to manage fuel, car maintenance, health, or damage. Just find where to drive and how to use your tools effectively. Or just forget about your work and drive through foggy landscapes to calm down after a hard day.
TOEM (£14.57 / €16.19) - Set off on a delightful expedition and use your photographic eye to uncover the mysteries of the magical TOEM in this hand-drawn adventure game. Chat with quirky characters, solve their problems by snapping neat photos, and make your way through a relaxing landscape!
Switch eShop - Demos
DLC / Add-On Content
Nintendo Switch games with new DLC this week:
- Kitaria Fables
- PAC-MAN 99
- RiMS Racing
- ROMANCE OF THE THREE KINGDOMS XIV: Diplomacy and Strategy Expansion Pack Bundle
- STORY OF SEASONS: Pioneers of Olive Town
- TOUHOU Spell Bubble
- WorldNeverland - Elnea Kingdom
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!