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
Big Rumble Boxing: Creed Champions (£31.49 / €34.99) - Do you have what it takes to be a Champion? Step into the ring in Big Rumble Boxing: Creed Champions as you train, fight, and win like the legends, such as Adonis Creed and Rocky Balboa, in this knockout arcade boxing experience. Rise through the ranks in an intense arcade mode, hone your skills in classic Rocky training montages, and go head-to-head with friends in thrilling local competitive multiplayer.
FAMILY TRAINER (£44.99 / €49.99) - Get ready to take on the great outdoors anywhere because ACTIVE LIFE Outdoor Challenge is back on the Nintendo Switch™! From kayaking to obstacle-filled races, you will engage in real-life exercises to complete a variety of fun minigames. Improve your hand-eye coordination and work up a sweat with the Joy-Con™ and Leg Strap! Play over a dozen single and multiplayer challenges. Simple controls allow for easy-to-pick up games that anyone can enjoy.
Instant Sports Paradise (Plug In Digital, 1st Sep, £31.49 / €34.99) - Summer is here! With family and friends, INSTANT SPORTS Paradise takes you overseas, under the sun of a paradise island. Share a multitude of sporty and fun experiences without leaving your home.
KeyWe (Sold Out, 31st Aug, £19.99 / €24.99) - Welcome to KeyWe, the cute and chaotic co-op postal puzzle game where the mail must flow, and it’s up to you to keep things running! Play as Jeff and Debra, two small kiwi birds and the newest hires at the Bungalow Basin Telepost Office. With no hands to help them, the two must work together to jump, flap, peck and butt-slam their way across an interactive landscape of levers, buttons and bells to get the mail delivered on time.
Kitaria Fables (Chromatic Games, 2nd Sep, £19.99 / €19.99) - Kitaria Fables is a delightfully cute action adventure RPG with farming and crafting! Armed with a sword, bow and spellbook, fight back against a rising darkness threatening the world. Discover diverse regions in search of relics and resources, tend to your farm to grow your own provisions, and take on quests solo or with a friend in local co-op mode! A delightfully cute action adventure RPG with farming and crafting - Armed with sword, bow and spellbook, fight against a rising darkness threatening the world.
Monster Harvest (Merge Games, 3rd Sep, £11.99 / €15.99) - Develop your own farm, build, and customise your own house, craft your own furniture, make some delicious jams and mutate your crops to create loyal and fierce companions you can take into battle! Discover and Battle Planimals During your journey through Planimal Point you’ll discover strange Slimes which can mutate your crops in ways you would never have imagined!
Prinny Presents NIS Classics Volume 1: Phantom Brave: The Hermuda Triangle Remastered / Soul Nomad & the World Eaters (£35.99 / €39.99) - For the first time ever, Phantom Brave: The Hermuda Triangle Remastered and Soul Nomad & the World Eaters are coming to Nintendo Switch! With unique gameplay mechanics, memorable characters, and up-scaled artwork, this is a must-have for Strategy RPG fans and NIS fans alike!
Rustler (Modus Games, 31st Aug, £24.99 / €29.99) - Grand Theft Horse - Wreak havoc in a medieval world. The Great Tournament is offering the hand of the princess as a prize. Go from local brigand to champion. Or don’t. Guy (that’s you) and his friend (conveniently named Buddy) are out to win the prize with holy hand grenades, pimped out horses, and their own personal minstrels in tow. It’s madness and mayhem with true comedic flair. - Read our Rustler review
Switch eShop - New Releases
12 Labours of Hercules IV: Mother Nature (JetDogs, 31st Aug, £7.19 / €7.99) - The legendary hero Hercules and his wife Megara are back, ready to embark on their next adventure! The Gods are outraged at their defeat and have summoned a fearsome beast who can match Hercules's god-like strength. The beast has trampled the countryside, turning lush gardens into desert wastelands! Restore the world's beauty by using everything at your disposal, from Megara's magical abilities to even a fire hydrant!
A Good Snowman is Hard to Build (Draknek, 2nd Sep, £5.17 / €5.73) - Even monsters need a friend! Continue exploring the world of A Monster’s Expedition as you roll yourself up a fresh set of pals in a series of cheery and accessible puzzles. In this wintery garden, snow and space are both limited - it’ll take a sharp mind and a big heart to hug them all. • Sokoban style block-pushing puzzles with a chilly twist. • Adorable graphics and delightful puzzles from the team behind A Monster’s Expedition and Cosmic Express • An enchanting original soundtrack by Priscilla Snow (Voyageur, JETT: The Far Shore, Patrick's Parabox)
A Night at the Races (£5.99 / €6.66) - You’re invited to the arcades tonight. Compete illegally with other players for the top of the global leaderboards. You need the prize money to survive.
Alveole (Sometimes You, 1st Sep, £4.49 / €4.99) - Alveole is a short experimental project that explores the possibilities of the player in a restricted environment, where there is only one game mechanic, elevated to the absolute.
Angel's Punishment (£24.99 / €24.99) - In this game you play as an Angel who got his wings taken away from him by archangels when he refused to follow his superiors' orders of not interfering in the cruelties of the evil beings on Earth.
Animal Puzzle - Preschool Learning Game for Kids and Toddlers (McPeppergames, 2nd Sep, £8.99 / €9.99) - This animal plug-in peg puzzle educational game has been specially developed for young children of kindergarten age and for pre-schoolers. The puzzle game contains many great, funny and unique animal motifs suitable for children. Please note that this puzzle only supports touchscreen functionality. The menu and the scenes can only be played with the touch controls!
Apsulov: End of Gods (Digerati, 2nd Sep, £21.59 / €23.99) - Apsulov: End of Gods is a future Viking horror and sci-fi adventure unlike any other. The humans dug deep below the earth to find the mercy of the gods. What they found was never meant to reach the surface. Not on Midgard, nor any of Yggdrasil’s realms. You wake in a facility built to research the worlds of Yggdrasil. Survive lurking dangers as you journey through a world of technology and mythological artifacts, where chaos rules over the human realm. It is in this chaos that you find your purpose and destiny.
Armed Emeth (KEMCO, 2nd Sep, £12.14 / €13.49) - Valess, a boy earning petty cash in a commune of drifters is suddenly met by Lock, a stand-alone golem. Upon discovering that the leader of a criminal organization has an enormous bounty on his head, Valess receives a golem of his own from Lock and decides to join him on an adventure into the unknown where numerous bounties await. Thus begins their journey of grit and oil across several continents! As well as upgradable golem equipment, there are also Edea Stones imbued with life force, specialized passive skills and special ammunition for a variety of circumstances. Visit Bounty Centers to find out information on active criminals and monsters, including their rewards, locations and special characteristics. Visit each commune and take on as many bounties as you can to find fame and fortune!
Blaloon Blalympia (£7.19 / €7.99) - Who will win the coveted Golden Blaloon? At the Blalympic Games on Blanet Blaloonia you compete against each other in four exciting mini-games. All of your playing skills are in demand: reaction speed, tactical skills and brains… Whether for big kids or little kids – younger and young at heart: Blaloon Blalympia transforms your Nintendo Switch™ into a blatastic game-sport-fun machine for the whole family!
Block Puzzle (£4.99 / €4.99) - Block Puzzle is the classic puzzle game in its best version of all time! Drag the blocks onto the board to fill the squares. Try to fill blocks in a vertical or horizontal line to clear that line until no more blocks coming. ✔ 4 Different game modes. ✔ Game in your language. ✔ 7 Game themes. ✔ Daily Rewards. ✔ Enjoyable, Relaxing and Fights Stress.
BOT.vinnik Chess (Silesia Games, 2nd Sep, £2.15 / €2.39) - Improve your chess knowledge with the help of BOT. vinnik, a soviet digital teacher. - Learn the theory behind the game - 450+ theory backed "best-move" chess puzzles - Tactics, openings and checkmate patterns organized in 57 chapters to elevate your knowledge - Made for chess enthusiasts by chess enthusiast - Have fun with BOT. vinnik's peculiar sense of humor!
Cosmic Express (Draknek, 2nd Sep, £5.17 / €5.73) - All aboard the Cosmic Express, a delightfully brain-melting game where the puzzles are out of this world! Your job is to lay down the train tracks across a series of tiny space stations. Each alien has a home of their own, and there’s only room for one extraterrestrial at a time in the passenger car. It's cute, harder than it looks, and guaranteed to give you hours of challenging fun across hundreds of levels.
CRASH: Autodrive (Studio Nightcap, 31st Aug, £6.74 / €7.49) - CRASH: Autodrive is a narrative adventure set in the near future where nobody drives and self-driving Autocabs rule the city streets. It's just a normal day when four strangers get into an Autocab, but they are quickly thrust into danger when the car impossibly hits a cyclist. When they exit the car, they discover they all know the victim and they all have a motive for murder! Even the car's artificial intelligence! You play as Emily, a young woman from a small town trying to make it in the big city.
Endless Fables: Shadow Within (£13.49 / €14.99) - All their childhood, Pamela and Hans' sister - Agatha - tried to convince adults about what had happened to Hans, but unfortunately terrifying truth was taken for childish imagination and silly nightmares. In time, both friends began to doubt their own memory and accepted the thought that Hans was dead. That is, until Pamela receives a letter from Agatha.
Extreme Car Driver (£10.79 / €11.99) - Drive 15 Awesome Cars & Trucks through tricky raised road courses, packed full of narrow ramps, bridges, slaloms, see-saws, tunnels and jumps! This is no ordinary “driving game”. It’s the ULTIMATE Precision Driving Simulator Experience!
Farmers Co-op: Out of This World (Rising Win Tech., 2nd Sep, £9.79 / €10.89) - Farmers Co-op: Out of This World is a couch co-op for up to 4 players. Your people are starving back home, its up to you and three other farmers to grow as much produce as possible and send them back to your home planet.
Funny Farm Animal Jigsaw Puzzle Game for Kids and Toddlers (McPeppergames, 2nd Sep, £11.69 / €12.99) - This animal puzzle game has been specially developed for children and includes different levels of difficulty that are freely adjustable. Furthermore, help functions can optionally be switched on, or the rotation for the puzzle pieces can be switched on. As soon as the rotation for the parts has been switched on, the parts can be rotated 90 degrees at a time.
Galaxy Squad (Big Way, 1st Sep, £7.69 / €8.49) - The game combines node-based exploration with random events, with hardcore tactical battles. All your characters are randomly generated, and you can evolve them however you want, creating your ultimate crew.
Golf Club: Wasteland (£6.74 / €7.49) - Urban Wasteland Adventure Golf The rich fled to Mars but venture back to a desolate Earth for a round of golf. Each hole in the wasteland offers its own little story and possible puzzle to sink the perfect shot. Play through destroyed brutalist monuments, crumbling shopping malls, and abandoned museums as neon signs and poignant graffiti take swings at current events, Silicon Valley culture and humanity.
Lamentum (Neon Doctrine, 31st Aug, £13.99 / €15.99) - Guide Victor Hartwell, a young aristocrat on a desperate journey to cure the deadly disease that afflicts his beloved wife, Alissa. Their last hope resides in the darkened halls of Grau Hill Mansion whose Earl has uncovered ancient secrets and forgotten sciences. He claims he can heal Alissa, but… at what price? Grau Hill mansion will open its doors and immerse you in a world of nightmares where you may be trapped forever.
Luna's Fishing Garden (AbsoDev, 2nd Sep, £7.19 / €7.99) - Cassie wakes up on an island that belongs to Luna, a mysterious fox spirit. A few moments later, she is tasked with creating the biggest garden ever! Luna's Fishing Garden is a short, cozy fishing and building game. Become a part of a fairytale, catch fish, trade with the fox spirit, and create the garden of your dreams by planting new trees, placing water objects, and bringing animals to the archipelago.
MiniGolf Tour (JanduSoft, 2nd Sep, £4.45 / €4.94) - Mini golf, also known as minigolf, mini-putt, or putt-putt, is a sports game in which participants compete by shooting a small ball into special holes with putters. The goal of the game is to cover the allotted distance in the minimum number of strokes. Do you like sports and outdoor activities? Then this golf is perfect for you! Try to complete dozens of challenging levels and show everyone who is the best in minigolf!
Ooops! 2 (Wild River Games, 31st Aug, £14.99 / €19.99) - Stay busy juggling increasingly exciting and complex recipes in this fast & furious cooking game based on the colourful and successful feature film Ooops! 2 ! Slip into the role of Dave or Kate and provide the hungry mob on the ark with ever-changing tasty treats. The wonderful animals on the ark are hungry.
Pippu - Bauble Quest (£3.49 / €3.49) - Pippu is a heroic little creature from the world of the Beandrops. One day her planet is visited by hostile aliens called the Obkins, who travel from place to place stealing precious treasures to power their dangerous and wacky machinery. Run, climb and swim your way through 14 worlds to bash the baddies and save your planet.
Ravva and the Cyclops Curse (eastasiasoft, 1st Sep, £3.59 / €3.99) - Take the role young summoner apprentice Ravva as she calls upon her 4 unique companions in a desperate struggle against the Cyclops Lord! After Ravva’s mother is suddenly stripped of her summoning powers and inflicted with a terrible curse, Ravva is faced with the perilous task of saving her and restoring peace to their homeland. Traverse dark forests, desolate wastelands and spooky castle halls, using the talents of your unusual minions to cast elemental spells and clear away obstacles.
Sokobond (Draknek, 2nd Sep, £5.17 / €5.73) - Logical, minimalist, and beautiful. Sokobond is an elegant puzzle game crafted with love and science from the designer of Cosmic Express and A Monster’s Expedition.
Stranded Deep (Beam Team, 31st Aug, £22.99 / €24.99) - Experience terrifying encounters both above and below an endless environment with a different experience each time you play TEST YOUR SURVIVAL SKILLS IN THIS OPEN WORLD ADVENTURE In the aftermath of a mysterious plane crash, you are stranded in the vast expanse of the Pacific Ocean.
The Last Show of Mr. Chardish (Hydra Games, 2nd Sep, £7.69 / €8.5) - UNIQUE EXPERIENCE "The Last Show of Mr. Chardish" is a journey through the variety of worlds created by the ingenious mind of the successful Director, Robert Chardish. Take the role of Ella, the Actress and through exploring an old theatre try to unveil secrets hidden in the extraordinary, magical plays created in the imagination of Mr. Chardish.
The Magister (Digerati, 2nd Sep, £11.46 / €12.74) - The Magister is a murder-mystery card-battler RPG. Build and customise your deck to fight in battles, or use ‘Tactical Diplomacy’ to pacify those who stand in your way. Gather clues and discover motives as you investigate the death of your predecessor and unmask the guilty culprit.
Virtuous Western (£4.99 / €4.99) - Welcome to the old western frontier, where justice is served from the barrel of a gun! A nasty gang of outlaws has come to town, and they’ve stolen our hero’s favorite steed. Use your trusty revolver to shoot down enemies, or find other ways to use the environment to your advantage. Drop stuff down, blow stuff up, and even manipulate your foes to take each other out with friendly fire! Jump, dodge, and collect bullets.
Weapon of Choice DX (Mommys Best Games, 2nd Sep, £5.39 / €5.99) - Weapon of Choice DX is a high-energy, run 'n' gun where each playable character is unique with their own special weapon and abilities! Blast insane aliens, find new player characters, and choose between branching paths! The world is being taken over by gene-combining beings from beyond the stars!
White Girl (Otorakobo, 2nd Sep, £6.79 / €7.59) - Four players real-time battle royal! This game is a battle royal game which in-game time goes by in real-time. The main game mode is randomly matching world battle mode, but you can also play friend match mode if you want to play with friends casually. Update the AI girl and fight against other players! By gaining cards called "piece of memory", you can update your girls and/or attack opponents' girls.
Switch eShop - Demos
DLC / Add-On Content
Nintendo Switch games with new DLC this week:
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!