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
NBA 2K22 (£49.99 / €59.99) - NBA 2K22 puts the entire basketball universe in your hands. Build your own dream team in MyTEAM with today’s stars and yesterday’s legends. Live out your own pro journey in MyCAREER and experience your personal rise to the NBA. Flex your management skills as a powerful Executive in MyGM and MyLEAGUE.
Olympia Soirée ( Aksys Games, 9th Sep, £44.99 / €49.99) - Restore Light to a Darkened World The last surviving member of her clan, Olympia travels to Tenguu Island to perform a ritual to bring back the sun. The heads of each district lead a society governed by rigid class structures. Able to travel between the districts, Olympia discovers their wonders and weaknesses. She searches for a partner to help bring unity to this imperiled land.
RICO: London (Numskull Games, 10th Sep, £24.99 / €29.99) - RICO London is a gang-busting, name-taking, explosive co-op shooter. Battle your way up the high-rise tower stacked with East End gangsters solo or with a partner. Crash through doors, dodge bullets and turn the weapons of the fallen into your personal arsenal. Do whatever it takes reach the top.
Sonic Colours: Ultimate (SEGA, 7th Sep, £34.99 / €39.99) - Join Sonic in the high-speed adventure of a lifetime! The evil Dr. Eggman has built a gigantic interstellar amusement park bursting with incredible rides and colourful attractions – but he’s powering it with a captured alien race called “Wisps”. Use Sonic’s lightning speed to free the Wisps and learn the secrets of their amazing powers as you explore six unique colourful worlds, each filled with dangerous enemies and hurdles to overcome. - Read our Sonic Colours: Ultimate review
WarioWare: Get It Together! (£39.99 / €49.99) - Take on over 200 quick and quirky microgames—lightning-fast minigames filled with frantic fun—solo or with a friend! When his latest harebrained business scheme goes awry, Wario must use his signature style (and smell) to fix it. How? By playing a twisted collection microgames of course! From assembling a robot to pulling out a statue’s armpit hair, the WarioWare™: Get It Together! game is a comedic, cooperative microgame mashup. - Read our WarioWare: Get It Together! review
Switch eShop - New Releases
Apple Knight (Limitless, 9th Sep, £7.19 / €7.99) - Apple Knight is a beautiful action platformer RPG for all ages. Explore vast levels filled with secrets, quests and loot. Defeat tough bosses. Fight wizards, knights, and monsters - or use traps to take them out from a safe distance!
Ball Physics Draw Puzzles (£2.01 / €2.24) - Ball Physics Draw Puzzles is a simple and a fun puzzle game with the goal to guide all balls into a cup just by drawing paths on the screen. Draw Shapes with physical forces act to them and complete challenging puzzles.
Beat Them All (£4.99 / €4.99) - Beat Them All is the ultimate Beat'em Up game. The whole game is designed in a story mode where you will fight against the thugs of city by applying your Boxing and Kung Fu skills. Includes a training mode to help your learn all techniques you will need to progress throughout the game. Clean the city now!
BloodRayne Betrayal: Fresh Bites (Ziggurat, 9th Sep, £17.99 / €19.99) - The Brimstone Society has summoned Rayne for one last mission to lead a group of soldiers into a giant underground castle to do battle against none other than her own father, Kagan. When her escort proves ineffective against Kagan’s supernatural forces, it’s up to Rayne to run, jump, cut, and feed her way through gruesome foes, deadly traps, tricky platforming sections, and horrifying bosses. It’s Rayne’s last job — will she “clean house” or find herself six feet under? - Read our BloodRayne Betrayal: Fresh Bites review
Boulder Dash® Deluxe (BBG Entertainment, 9th Sep, £12.99 / €14.99) - THE retro game and legendary action puzzler for players young and more experienced alike arrived, combining up-to date-graphics with original game features – spanning 35+ years of Rockford™ and his friends, digging though caves to collect gems - Boulder Dash® Deluxe! Created by two Canadian programmers in 1984, Boulder Dash Deluxe takes you, together with the game character called Rockford™ into a myriad of new and exciting challenges.
Casino Roulette Royal (Dolores Ent., 9th Sep, £4.49 / €4.99) - Feel lucky today! Now, you can play Casino Roulette Royal anywhere and anytime. Bet without spending money, and enjoy a unique experience! If you are a fan of casino table games, you will love our Roulette. Today, luck is on your side. Develop a good strategy and achieve victory! Become a professional real Roulette blitz player by betting just like in other casino table games without risking your real money! Roulette
Dark Fantasy: Jigsaw Puzzle 2 (NAISU, 9th Sep, £3.59 / €3.99) - Enjoy the next most atmospheric jigsaw puzzle game! - 24 high quality illustrations as portraits - Two alternative control modes - Each puzzle with 12, 24, 48, 96, 192 and 384 pieces - Different backgrounds - Optional evil voice commentary - Optional against time and no-cheat game modes - Very high play time, it really takes hours!
Dice Legacy (Koch Media, 9th Sep, £15.99 / €19.99) - Dice Legacy is a dice-based survival city builder set on a mysterious ringworld. Your ship has reached the shore of an uncharted continent. Roll and use your dice to gather resources, expand and defend your settlement, survive the winter and interact with the strange inhabitants of this eerie world. Put your faith in the dice as you gather resources, construct buildings and expand the borders of your realm.
Enchanted Path (Ultimate Games, 6th Sep, £3.59 / €3.99) - Atmospheric isometric puzzler. Collect green crystals to open the portal that brings you to the next level. Find the right path and don’t fall into the abyss. The game has 30 levels. Later levels will be more challenging and more different tiles will be introduced. The player moves on a grid of tiles. Some of these tiles will be disappearing when you are stepping off it and others will teleport you to another place. One tile acts as a cage with another that will free you from entrapment.
Espgaluda II -Be Ascension. The Third Bright Stone of Birth- (Live Wire, 9th Sep, £15.29 / €16.99) - Galuda is a biological weapon that connects the Holy Spirit and humans through alchemy and mechanical engineering. The military nation "Shinra", which gained the power of Galuda, was destroyed by the two Galuda "Ageha" and "Tateha" that they created. Three years have passed since that war. After an experiment that touches on contraindications, "Soma" has artificially acquired Galuda's abilities. And the only Galuda who was born, "Asagi" who was the assassin of King Soma.
From Earth to Heaven (EpiXR, 9th Sep, £6.99 / €6.99) - The game is a unique combination of a first-person platformer and a light-hearted exploration game with an almost philosophical story-telling. It is highly stylized and surprises with breathtaking environments, a surreal world full of beauty and grace, and a couple of small environmental puzzles that blend perfectly into the peaceful yet stunning environments. Will you be able to make it back into heaven?
Frontier Quest (Stellar Advent, 8th Sep, £8.36 / €8.99) - Story: A young adventurer journeys out into the frontier in search of legendary artefacts, however they quickly find their path blocked by the various monsters living there. To make matters worse the frontier town is in no shape to provide support, so our adventurer ends up helping repair the town in exchange for better equipment to take on the frontier.
GLO (eastasiasoft, 9th Sep, £3.59 / €3.99) - Enter a realm shrouded in darkness and take a leap of blind faith as you try to find a way out. GLO is a simple and rewarding puzzle platformer with an daunting central mechanic – nearly everything that stands between you and your goal is obscured and invisible. Using only the light around you and the glow of your projectiles, you must rely on memory to guide you through the obstacles and hazards that you glimpse. Find reassurance and enlightenment in the messages written on the dark walls, illuminated as you progress and hinting at an emotional story.
Highschool Romance (Gamuzumi, 9th Sep, £10.39 / €10.39) - It's the start of your final year of high school. Because of a crazy mix-up by your parents, you are due to attend an all-girls school. Fortunately, the principal has a solution to this strange crisis. You soon discover that what would have been a dream-come-true to many is actually a lot more complicated. In this unusual situation, can you survive, make friends, or even find love?
Hindsight 20/20 - Wrath of the Raakshasa (Triple-I Games, 9th Sep, £11.29 / €12.6) - Hindsight 20/20 - Wrath of the Raakshasa is a 3D third-person action RPG where players can fix mistakes from past playthroughs and relive them for vastly different gameplay and story experiences. Discover the power of morality in each journey where choices and actions have meaningful consequences.
Knights & Guns (£13.49 / €14.99) - Inspired by the classics, developed for the modern audiences. A classic revenge story set in a medieval fantasy world… with a touch of deadly modern firepower just to turn things up to eleven. Knights & Guns brings you to a dangerous world where you will fight, alongside your friend, against demons, ghouls & ghosts. Use shotguns, lasers and the power of chivalry to overcome every obstacle. Become the best version of a knight - one with a gun.
LoveChoice (£4.99 / €4.99) - It’s the beginning of a new relationship. Will this one result in joy or sorrow? In LoveChoice, you choose the actions that determine how the relationship unfolds. With 3 short stories, pick your responses to each of the situations. These endearing and bittersweet stories are surprisingly realistic and easy to relate to. Whether you’re single, in a relationship, or just looking for a memorable new gameplay experience, LoveChoice will always be the right choice!
Lovekami -Healing Harem- (MoeNovel, 9th Sep, £10.07 / €11.19) - The more things seem the same, the more they're actually different. . . These are some strange little stories about goddesses in love. They happened in a time when gods and people lived in close proximity, six years after the gods descended to Earth.
Momolu and Friends (£8.99 / €9.99) - The story follows Momolu, a gentle, unassuming panda who has a knack of stumbling into situations requiring his help. Momolu’s friends experience their own set of everyday problems which are solved through creative thinking and collaboration: Bani the rabbit helps redecorate the harbour with her sketchbook, Huhu the owl wants to build a slide that everyone can enjoy Hiko the badger gets to the bottom of a water mystery!
Office Simulator (£4.49 / €4.99) - You're the boss. That's why you must be careful with your decisions. A bad one can make your company go bankrupt in just a few days! Pay attention to how you treat your workers - making them unhappy may result in a damaged office and put you in a tough financial spot!
Red Square Escape 2 (Kistler Benjamin, 6th Sep, £2.69 / €2.99) - Red square escape 2 is the sequel to the beloved difficult top down 2D movement game where you are the red square and have to escape through different levels. Each level is spiked with traps and obstacles you need to overcome. Simple controls, simple art style and simple fun are guaranteed here. Have you got the skills to escape?
Residual (Apogee Entertainment, 9th Sep, £17.99 / €19.99) - Residual. . . a new breed of survival platformer from OrangePixel and legendary indie publisher Apogee Entertainment. In a forgotten galaxy full of strange planets, a lone explorer crash-lands on one with an ancient alien secret. Venture forth from the shipwreck across a harsh, unpredictable, procedurally generated world.
Tux and Fanny (Ghost Time Games, 9th Sep, £8 / €8.99) - Tux and Fanny just want to play soccer but their soccer ball is deflated. Go on an epic adventure to help them inflate their ball. Play as both Tux and Fanny as well as a cat and a flea. All four characters will have to work together if you’re going to inflate the ball. Play a multitude of diverse mini-games which you'll collect as you progress through your journey, each with their own unique rewards. There are secrets hidden at every turn in the world of Tux and Fanny. Can you find them all?
Ultra Age (DANGEN Entertainment, 9th Sep, £26.99 / €29.99) - Ultra Age is a high-speed, sword-swinging action game set in the far future that follows the story of young warrior Age, who embarks on a mission to save humankind from extinction. Use your blades to cut through robotic and mutant foes, explore futuristic locales, and unravel a vast conspiracy concerning the fate of the planet.
Wild Pinball Bundle (£8.09 / €8.99) - Enjoy 3 games in one with the perfect reproduction of real pinball machines, with all kinds of graphic details and sounds. Discover all the secrets, in these thrilling games, dinosaurs, lions, elephants and sharks awaits you. 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.
Switch eShop - Demos
Derpy Conga - A physics-based puzzle-platformer about the importance of friendship! Gather all your friends and take them on a journey to save their endangered planet! Take their hand as you find them and form a conga line to be sure not to leave anyone behind but be careful: the longer the line, the harder to control!
DLC / Add-On Content
- Dead by Daylight
- Puzzle Book
- Sonic Colours: Ultimate
- Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum'n'Fun!
- The Outer Worlds
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!