The latest Nintendo Download update for North America 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 eShop - Highlights
WarioWare: Get It Together! (Nintendo, 10th Sep, $49.99) - Take on over 200 quick and quirky microgames – lightning-fast bite-sized games filled with frantic fun. When Wario’s latest harebrained business scheme goes awry, he has to use his signature style (and smell) to fix it. How? By playing a twisted collection of microgames. For the first time, you can control Wario and other characters from WarioWare, Inc. inside their own chaotic games – solo or with friends! From assembling a robot to pulling out a statue’s armpit hair, get ready for a comedic microgame mashup. WarioWare: Get It Together! will be available on Sept. 10. - Read our WarioWare: Get It Together! review
NBA 2K22 (10th Sep, $59.99) - Play now in real NBA and WNBA environments against authentic teams and players, and put 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. Anyone, anywhere can hoop in NBA 2K22. NBA 2K22 will be available on Sept. 10.
Cruis’n Blast (Raw Thrills, 14th Sep, $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. Cruis’n Blast will be available on Sept. 14.
Ultra Age (DANGEN Entertainment, 9th Sep, $29.99) - Embark on a mission to save humankind from extinction. Ultra Age is a high-speed, sword-swinging action game set in the far future that follows the story of young warrior Age. Use your blades to cut through robotic and mutant foes, explore futuristic locales and unravel a vast conspiracy concerning the fate of the planet.
Switch eShop - New Releases
12 Labours of Hercules IV: Mother Nature (JetDogs, 31st Aug, $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! Team up with friendly allies like King Midas and Epeius with his famous Trojan Horse to save Mother Nature from destruction. - Over 50 levels with new music and a new story! - Secret Challenges! Certain levels have hidden objects! - Build the mighty Trojan Horse!
Apple Knight (9th Sep, $9.99) - 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!
Arcade Archives USAAF MUSTANG (2nd Sep, $7.99) - "USAAF MUSTANG" is a shooter released by UPL in 1990. Players pilot a plane and take on enemy squadrons. Use power-up items to enhance your weapons and gain the advantage as you clear stages. The key to victory is the "STRIKE FORCER" attack, which makes you temporarily invincible in a pinch while continuing your attacks on enemies. 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. Players can also compete against each other from all over the world with their high scores. Please enjoy the masterpiece that built a generation for video games.
Ball Physics Draw Puzzles (10th Sep, $3.49) - 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 (11th Sep, $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, $19.99) - A Remastered 2D Hack N' Slash Adventure 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? Original developer WayForward has upgraded its 2011 classic 2D hack ‘n slash platformer with high resolution visuals, modern features, and all-new voice acting performed by original BloodRayne cast members Laura Bailey (Rayne) and Troy Baker (Kagan). - Read our BloodRayne Betrayal: Fresh Bites review
Boulder Dash Deluxe (9th Sep, $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 has become one of the longest running videogame franchises!
Casino Roulette Royal (9th Sep, $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!
Catlateral Damage: Remeowstered (15th Sep, $14.99) - 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! Remeowstered was rebuilt from the ground up to give a shiny new coat to the destructive feline gameplay of the original!
Colors Live (Collecting Smiles, 14th Sep, $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.
Dark Fantasy: Jigsaw Puzzle 2 (9th Sep, $4.99) - 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! - Fantastic graphics for its genre- Great music and atmosphere- Available gallery inside the game
Dice Legacy (9th Sep, $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. Create a strategy that fits your playstyle as you explore the wilderness. Test your luck as you make contact with the enigmatic factions populating the ringworld. But beware: something wicked is lurking in the mists beyond your realm, waiting for its chance to strike.
Enchanted Path (6th Sep, $4.99) - 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. There is even a tile that creates more tiles!
Espgaluda II (Cave, 9th Sep, $19.99) - 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.
Flynn: Son of Crimson (15th Sep, $19.99) - Flynn: Son of Crimson is a handcrafted 2D action platformer that will take you on a journey of discovery and conflict as you learn to master the art of Crimson Energy. Help Flynn and Dex save Rosantica before the evil from The Scourge claims his home.
Forty Thieves Solitaire Collection (eSolutions Nordic, 2nd Sep, $5.79) - Do you love Forty Thieves Solitaire (also known as "Napoleon at St Helena" or "Big Forty"), but want a bigger challenge? Now you can play Forty Thieves Solitaire and other popular variants with different levels of difficulty. The collection contains 10 different games • Ali Baba • Busy Aces • Deuces • Forty Thieves • Interchange • Miss Milligan • Parliament • Red and Black • Single Rail • Thieves of Egypt Features: • Unlimited undo • Auto complete • Statistics • Rules for each game
From Earth To Heaven (9th Sep, $6.99) - In this game, you follow the protagonist who initially fell from heaven back into the sky. 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? Find it out.
GLO (9th Sep, $4.99) - 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. This is a beautiful and abstract journey across 100 levels, featuring precision controls and an atmospheric soundtrack to drive curiosity and stave off fear of the unknown. It’s minimalistic yet metaphorical, hidden yet ripe for discovery. Will you unlock its secrets?
Guts ’N Goals (31st Aug, $14.99) - This isn't your standard game of soccer. This is Guts 'N Goals, where soccer balls can be hockey pucks, and you use a bat instead of your feet to score goals. Choose from over 30 unique heroes and get ready to play the world’s game like never before!
Highschool Romance (9th Sep, $12.99) - 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 (9th Sep, $14.99) - 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. Hindsight 20/20 is founded on five pillars: 1. Choice in Combat: Decide the fate of two kingdoms as one-armed warrior Jehan. Will he choose to respect the values of his former home by respecting life in all forms? Or will he choose the path of conflict and violence? Before every battle, make the conscious decision to wield a non-lethal stun rod to pacify enemies or a ruthless sword to put them down for good. 2. A Malleable World: Champaner and its inhabitants switch between several states of disdain or acceptance for Jehan. Each playthrough shows only one version of the world as both the town and its inhabitants experience the effects of Jehan’s choices and actions. 3.
HIX: Puzzle Islands (GAMEDIA, 2nd Sep, $7.90) - It’s easy to learn, fun to play, sometimes a bit challenging, but always hard to stop! Help the friendly godlike Hix restore all the beautiful islands all around the world in this unique puzzle game! Solve puzzles to find out why your devilish brother DIX is messing up the islands and what exactly happened in this charming puzzle adventure. Clean up the world never felt so satisfying!
Idle Inventor – Factory Tycoon (BoomBit Games, 6th Sep, $10.99) - Churn out massive machines in your finely-tuned factory - day and night, even while you’re not playing! Run 5 distinct factories with their own themed vehicles: - 12 cars - 12 flying machines - 12 construction vehicles - 12 military vehicles - 12 spacecraft vehicles And more! As a factory-owning tycoon, you’ll be deciding how to max out your production. Every container of yours that reaches the cargo ship = more profits! As profits roar in, reinvest— - Open a new line - Automate a line - Hire & upgrade almost 200 different managers - Even upgrade the entire factory! - Complete 13 types of exciting missions Manufacture cars, trucks, planes, military vehicles, and high-tech instruments for space exploration! Watch your factory grow from a single production line to a world-famous industrial powerhouse. And because you’re automating, your factory keeps working while you’re away - check in the morning, it’s amazing to see how much money you made while sleeping!
Knights & Guns (Baltoro Games, 10th Sep, $14.99) - 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 (10th Sep, $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!
Luna’s Fishing Garden (AbsoDev, 9th Sep, $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. Progress at your own pace and enjoy catching fish, planting and watering trees, and settling animals on the islands. After you have completed the main plotline, you are welcome to stay and build your garden any way you want to. You can't lose in this one. With beautiful pixel art and relaxing soundtrack, Luna's Fishing Garden is designed to take your worries away and immerse you in the colorful water world. Meet island spirits and complete their tasks, or simply relax and observe the world around you.
Mindcell (15th Sep, $5.00) - 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.
Momolu and Friends (10th Sep, $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! Momolu helps the other animals find solutions to their challenges by encouraging them to use their own skills and strengths. By working together the animals discover, learn, make mistakes, have tons of fun, and always learn something about design along the way. Momolu and Friends is a great game for your Kids! Hours of fun and educational activities and videos!
Mystik Belle Enchanted Edition (9th Sep, $19.99) - Being a student of mystical arts is hard work, doubly so if you are Belle MacFae - a freshman student at Hagmore School of Magic. The teachers and the staff are mean, her friends are few, and her grades suck. Worst of all – Belle has a tendency to be at exactly the wrong place at exactly the worst of times. Like tonight, for example, when she stayed up late to practice her fire magic, but instead got framed for upsetting an ancient ritual. And what better way is there to punish an unlucky first-year student, than to charge her with an impossible task on the worst night of the year? Re-create the Walpurgisnacht Brew, or be expelled, and with all manner of spooks taking over the school, expulsion is starting to sound better by the minute. Explore the haunted halls and spooky dungeons of Hagmore, while solving inventory puzzles and interacting with fellow students and other residents.
Olympia Soirée (Aksys Games, 9th Sep, $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.
Ooops! 2 (Wild River, 31st Aug, $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. As cook for the whole horde of beasts on the ark you’ve got your hands full stuffing all those jaws. Prepare fascinating dishes out of fabulous ingredients and unlock popular characters from the movie. Play as Dave, Finny, Hazel, Leah, or even as Chief Clyde and Patch. Stay busy juggling increasingly exciting and complex recipes and master the widely varying levels. There are many variations of backdrop settings from the movie and numerous original film sequences straight out of the cinema! Ooops! 2 is fabulous game fun for the whole family!
Residual (Apogee Software, 9th Sep, $19.99) - Explore an uncharted world of forgotten alien tech & lore, while crafting your way to freedom and stopping the spread of the ooze, a tenacious galactic menace!
Smash Reversi (9th Sep, $9.00) - "Reversi" that supports Internet battles is now available on "Nintendo Switch™! There are 3 types of play modes. "Solo Play" to play against AI. "Internet Play" to play with people on the net. "Local Play" to play with your friends. There are various stages such as a wide board, a narrow board, and a tricky board with many holes. If you take the "Buster Bomb" placed on the board, you can make all the pieces in the direction of the arrow your own color. Let's play with "Smash Reversi" and get excited together!
SMASHING THE BATTLE GHOST SOUL (9th Sep, $14.99) - Gameplay - Smashing the Battle is a hack-and-slash action game. You battle against robots using standard attacks, as well as combo attacks. By crushing the enemy, you can open up the way forward. By attacking the enemy, you can gain skill points, allowing you to unleash devastating attacks on large groups of enemies all at once. After clearing each stage, use the coins you have collected to strengthen your character, allowing you to take on even more enemies. You can also use coins to purchase different costumes with various abilities. 2086 AD - Introduction: Ghost Soul The sealed underground area - 1 year after the incident with Kate. Amano Elle, an agent of the Special Operations Division of the Metropolitan Police Department, is tailing a Republic spy, who has entered the country undercover. A legendary hacker appears on the scene when Elle breaks into a facility where the former army was conducting secret nuclear research.
Stranded Deep (Beam Team, 31st Aug, $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. Alone, without any means to call for help, you must do what you can to survive. BUILD. CRAFT. SURVIVE. ESCAPE. Explore underwater and on land as you hunt for supplies to craft the tools, weapons, and shelter you’ll need to stay alive. Stay sharp: hunger, thirst, and exposure conspire against you as you brave treacherous elements and the dangerous creatures of the Pacific. Live long enough, Stay Alive!
The Last Show of Mr. Chardish (Hydra, 2nd Sep, $9.99) - 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. NOSTALGIC JOURNEY TO THE PAST When they were young, the Actress and the Director were full of dreams and ambitions. Decades later, the Actress returns to the theatre, to once more become the performer, the audience and the muse. The performances, the letters and the radio interviews - they are all meaningful, but will the Actress find what she's looking for? Attend the last show of a famous artist reflecting on his defining moments and your role in his life.
Tux and Fanny (9th Sep, $9.99) - 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?
Wild Pinball Bundle (10th Sep, $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. Arcade design. More than 8 missions to accomplish for game! Are you ready? Multiball, Extraball, Skillshot, Jackpots. . . Reproduction with all the details, lights and sounds. 4 different cameras to choose from. Vertical Gameplay using all the Nintendo Switch™ console's screen on handheld mode. Online Leaderboard. If you prefer, you can also purchase them separately in the Nintendo eShop.
So that's your lot for this week's North American Nintendo Download. Go on, be a sport and drop a vote in the poll above, and comment below with your hot picks!