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
Angry Alligator (Orange One, 19th Oct, £26.99 / €29.99) - Come on down to the swamp and go on an adventure like no other! Start as a small baby gator and grow into the biggest, baddest reptile around. Eat everything that moves, and more, so you can grow big and strong to face all challenges ahead. The fate of the swamp and all that reside within, lies on your scaled shoulders! Horrible hoomans have taken over and only you can scare them away! But never fear! You won’t be alone. Listen to the words of Wisecroc - the wisest croc in town - as he guides you along the squishy and swampy path to gator greatness.
My Friend Peppa Pig (£34.99 / €39.99) - Create and dress your character, ring Peppa’s doorbell, and begin a story that’s all up to you Peppa suggests activities everywhere you go – help Daddy Pig find his glasses, follow the animal tracks in the Forest, splash in muddy puddles, and much more! It’s just like being in an episode of the TV show, where all your favorite characters are excited to meet you. From the Beach to the Museum and even Potato City, every playtime is a new experience with your friend Peppa Pig.
Raiden IV x MIKADO remix (£23.99 / €27.99) - THE ROAR OF THUNDER IS BACK! Raiden IV, the popular shoot 'em up arcade and console game, debuts on Nintendo Switch with remixed background music by a superb lineup of artists produced by GAME CENTER MIKADO. Instill fear in your enemies with devastating attacks and earn the acclaimed title of master Ace! Features: - Supports 1 - 2 players (offline) - New remixed background music produced by GAME CENTER MIKADO (exclusively on Nintendo Switch) - Switch between the “Mikado Remix” BGM set and the “Original” BGM set - A full suite of game modes including arcade mode, overkill mode, and more - Supports vertical screen play to recreate the full arcade experience - Global leaderboard to track the best Aces in the world - Read our Raiden IV x MIKADO remix review
The Caligula Effect 2 (£44.99 / €49.99) - The virtuadoll Regret creates Redo, a simulation in which people are trapped. To escape from Redo, a group of "awakened" high school students re-establish the Go-Home Club to fight against Regret’s reign and escape to the real world.
Switch eShop - New Releases
Ball Physics Draw Puzzles 2 (Kistler Benjamin, 21st Oct, £2.69 / €2.99) - Ball Physics Draw Puzzles is a simple and a fun puzzle game with the goal to let two balls meet each other by drawing paths on the screen. Draw Shapes and complete challenging puzzles.
BATS: Bloodsucker Anti-Terror Squad (The Media Indie Exchange, 20th Oct, £7.69 / €8.55) - A fast and frantic arcade extravaganza with tons of action and gallons of blood! It's up to Count Bloodvayne and his vampire powers to rescue his BATS teammates from Scorpion Supreme and STING's evil clutches.
Cards of the Dead (JanduSoft , 21st Oct, £6.74 / €7.49) - The infection is advancing by the minute and getting the vaccine is humanity's only hope. Do everything in your power to fight off the hordes of zombies piling up in the streets to make your way to the biological complex and retrieve the sample. Live the story of Rick, Selena and Dan, three interconnected stories on which it depends to get the vaccine to stop the infection.
City Stunt Driver (£10.79 / €11.99) - From urban roads busy with traffic ascend high onto rooftops and race fast to climb in the ranks and achieve the top. Become a brave stunt driver, jumping from rooftop to rooftop, treating buildings as a personal arena for your exploits.
Corpse Party (Marvelous Europe, 20th Oct, £16.19 / €17.99) - Explore the haunted halls of Heavenly Host Elementary in Corpse Party, the horror cult classic now updated for the next generation. A friendship ritual gone awry transports high school student Ayumi Shinozaki and her friends to an alternate reality version of a tragedy-stricken institution that stood on the site of their own school long ago. As the vengeful spirits of elementary school students threaten their lives and their sanity, their only hope of survival–much less escape–is to uncover the chilling details surrounding the murders of those trapped before them. - Read our Corpse Party review
Crazy Gravity (eastasiasoft, 20th Oct, £3.59 / €3.99) - Blast off for out-of-this world platforming antics in Crazy Gravity, a side-scrolling action game where gravity can be your worst enemy or your greatest ally! Take the role of a little astronaut lost in space. Your primary objective is to energize your rocket and return home, but to do that, you’ll need to make your way through brain-teasing obstacles and collect the necessary resources.
Crossroad crash (£3.98 / €4.35) - The game where all cars are controlled only by you. Try to avoid accidents, but if you have an accident, it doesn't matter, rewinding time will help you think about the next step. Demonstrate the speed of your reaction on the interesting levels of this game. Control the speed of cars at the intersection, think carefully about your actions so that cars moving on intersecting roads do not crash into each other. Discover intersections in different parts of the world, including New York and Paris. Train and set incredible records.
Demon Hunter: Riddles of Light (£13.49 / €14.99) - Dawn Ashmoore is about to uncover the dark mysteries of ancient Egypt. The old gods step into our world. The renowned Demon Hunter once again confronts the powers of darkness. But this time things have taken a different turn: Dawn Ashmoore has been captured by an evil spirit, one that has awoken in the ruins of an ancient Egyptian temple. Only one person can save Dawn – her niece, Lila. The girl sets out to rescue her aunt without a second's hesitation. As the rescue mission proceeds, it becomes clear that her involvement in these extraordinary events is no coincidence.
Duo Zombies (Refold, 19th Oct, £6.99 / €7.99) - Duo Zombies is a cooperative game where you help two zombie friends escape an evil facility through obstacle filled levels. Use your BRAAIIIIINS and logic to solve all the puzzles, avoid getting caught and most importantly, never leave your friend behind. Some friendships last a lifetime, but some last longer.
Evertried (DANGEN Entertainment, 21st Oct, £15.09 / €16.79) - In Evertried, the player’s actions dictate when enemy units move. In other words, everything moves after you. The game plays out as fast or methodical as you want, featuring a free-flowing turn-based action combat system. Alternating between moving, attacking, using your dash, skills and luring enemies into hazards is the key to success. You are the one that decides the pacing of Evertried.
Flaskoman (Flying Islands Team, 21st Oct, £3.20 / €3.59) - You have no name, no history, only identification number FLASK-157. One of numerous experiments of mysterious scientist. Perhaps among other test subjects, you are the first one, which gained ability to feel emotions and think. Can you demonstrate to your creator that you are not just a test subject? Each level is an experiment to test how you interact with technical liquids, to test your intellect. Press levers, activate transporting lines, and use liquids to activate various machines. Your empty head can turn the dangerous liquids into your instrument. Use your abilities to solve test chambers and earn your freedom!
Howling Village: Echoes (Chorus Worldwide Games, 21st Oct, £4.99 / €5.99) - The official game for the breakthrough Japanese horror movie Howling Village! Join 110 million viewers who've already entered Howling Village, created by leading horror director Takashi Shimizu (The Grudge) and brilliant screenwriter Daisuke Hosaka (Sadako 2 3D). Step into the world that received the Jury Award at the 27th Gérardmer International Film Festival, with global box office sales of $12. 7 million! “Have you heard of Inunaki village?"
JARS (Daedalic Entertainment, 20th Oct, £10.79 / €11.99) - There are more things in that book, Victor, than are dreamt of in your philosophy. Join Victor's bizarre adventure in the family basement. Discover enormous minions and dangerous nasties hidden in the shadows of the cellar. What shady secrets are buried under the house? Why are some pages in this mysterious book missing? And why the heck is there a Dracula in the basement? ! The fate of the world rests on Victor's skinny shoulders! Will you save the world or get grounded by mother?
Minigolf Adventure (£4.49 / €4.99) - Do you think you have the best minigolf skills? Put them to the test in Minigolf Adventure, an extraordinary single/multiplayer minigolf game with lots of cool modes. With 50+ holes, 3 environments, and great ball physics, you get to test your prowess and see how good you really are at golf. Minigolf Adventure delivers incredible visuals, tons of replay value, many different items and locations to unlock. It’s the ultimate experience for everyone that wants an exciting, fun, and rewarding minigolf game. With Minigolf Adventure, you can train, play against friends and just enjoy your time. Become the ultimate minigolf player today!
Monomals (Rogue Games, 21st Oct, £14.99 / €16.99) - There's a big music contest going on amongst the world's best animal DJs! Armed with a big fishing rod and a plug—go fishing in deep waters to help the DJs catch all of the Monomals™, and create your very own music in the MonoMaker™!
Murder Diaries 2 (EpiXR, 21st Oct, £9.99 / €9.99) - In this game you abstractly follow the narration of a murderer and a young detective through their lifes and thoughts. This leads you straight into the middle of an exciting murder case and a murder mystery unlike you have ever seen before unfolds.
Negative Nancy (Feed Interactive, 19th Oct, £9.68 / €10.61) - You are Nancy, a retail clerk who can only say “no! ”. You work a terrible job at Megamart with your best friend, but most of the time that’s the least of your problems. Annoying StreamTubers, delusional bosses, and angry customers. . . if they want to take you on they'll have to get in line! Play as Nancy in a short game with four unique, branching stories. Help Nancy express herself by navigating tense and delicate situations.
Pro Flight Simulator (£14.99 / €14.99) - Take flight in real airplanes across this massively detailed open-world flight simulator. Explore high resolution sceneries. Take off, fly and land successfully back to airport. This very complete flight simulator will allow you to fliy on modern fighter like Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II as well as tourist airplane, like Embraer EMB 314 Super Tucano. Enjoy the joy of flying while listening to 'Pix Arts Pro Flight Simulator' playlist on the leading music streaming service.
Regency Solitaire (Jake Birkett, 19th Oct, £7.99 / €8.79) - Play your cards right as you tour historic locations, from stately homes and lavish gardens to the fashionable towns of London, Brighton and Bath. Decorate the family ballroom to unlock gameplay features and improve Bella’s chances of finding true love! Avoid the clutches of the odious Mr. Bleakley, and reclaim a lost fortune. Cupid’s arrow can’t fail to find his target - in Regency Solitaire, love is always just around the corner.
Reminiscence in the Night (£4.99 / €4.99) - You’re trapped in your apartment. You have no memory of your past. As you try to escape, you rapidly understand that you must confront your traumas, and the only way to do this is to let your choices guide you to freedom. Interact with different items in the apartment to invoke new scenes and memories, speak on the computer with your childhood friend, Sofia, to further the story. Your choices matter. What happens to the main character and their memories is in your hands.
Sakura Nova (Gamuzumi , 21st Oct, £11.99 / €11.99) - Join Mikage, Kaguya, and Arisa as they train together, fight together and come together at a prestigious academy for young, aspiring knights. To join the ranks of the warrior elite, these femme fatales must overcome their clashing personalities and learn to work together no matter what it takes! It’s an adventure of action, magic and humor!
Sheepo (Top Hat Studios, 20th Oct, £9.89 / €10.99) - Sheepo is a metroidvania, but contains no standard combat. Instead, gameplay is based on platforming and exploration. With the collection of each creature, Sheepo is able to dig, fly, and teleport across an interconnected series of landscapes, uncovering hidden shrines, old ruins, and strange characters. To capture a creature, Sheepo must find their unhatched egg, which happen to be highly guarded by that species "queen" (aka, a boss. ) With each egg Sheepo collects, you then gain the ability to transform into that creature on contact, and explore the deeper reaches of the planets sprawling environment
Skul: The Hero Slayer (NEOWIZ, 21st Oct, £13.76 / €15.29) - Guide 'Skul' on his quest to single-handedly take on the Imperial Army and rescue his King from captivity, in an action-packed rogue-lite 2D platformer for the ages.
Spectacular Sparky (Nicalis, 20th Oct, £13.49 / €14.99) - Spectacular Sparky is an action-packed platform/shooter with wacky characters, explosive weapons and boss battles to treasure. Sparky is an adorably insane intergalactic bounty hunter who can dash through obstacles, fire his weapons in any direction and even extend his jumps by flapping his long space-rabbit ears. Each time he brings down a boss, his connected confidante Shigg (half shark, half pig) is ready to point him in the direction of yet another space fugitive.
Super Fowlst (Thomas K Young, 21st Oct, £8.19 / €9.09) - Super Fowlst is an an action game about dodging bullets, squishing monsters and grabbing loot. There’s sprawling stages to conquer, huge bosses to defeat, and all manner of gadgets and gizmos to interact with. Trade your treasure for cool powers like egg bombs and rockets so you can really show those demons who’s boss!
Tandem: A Tale of Shadows (Hatinh Interactive, 21st Oct, £15.39 / €17.49) - Tandem : A Tale of Shadows redefines the puzzle platformer genre with a unique top down and side-scroller gameplay and exceptional aesthetics. Help Emma and the teddy bear Fenton solve the mystery of the disappearance of the famous magician Thomas Kane. Award-winning Tandem: A Tale of Shadows features five beautiful Victorian-inspired worlds inspired by Tim Burton, Jules Vernes, Conan Doyle.
The Dark Side of the Moon: An Interactive FMV Thriller (Tayanna Studios, 18th Oct, £9.99 / €11.99) - The Dark Side of the Moon is a fully interactive FMV / Interactive Movie hybrid, featuring live-action video and point & click elements, along with a total of 5 different outcomes. When his two children randomly vanish throughout the night, it's up to you to help Dean Hamilton bring them back home. As the mystery deepens decisions will need to be made and it's down to you to make the right ones.
Tomb of the Мask (Happymagenta, 20th Oct, £8.99 / €9.99) - Tomb of the Мask is an arcade game with a tortuous labyrinth full of unpredictable twists and turns. Seeking for adventure you get into a tomb where you find a strange mask. You put it on and suddenly realize that you can now climb walls - easily and promptly. And that’s when all the fun begins. You’ll face a vast majority of traps, enemies, game mechanics, and power-ups.
Yumeiri (Affility, 21st Oct, £7.19 / €8) - One day, a mysterious package reaches the hero, who is harried by daily life as an adult. Inside the package was a pillow-shaped machine and a letter asking for help. Upon activating the pillow, the hero falls into a waking dream. Forgotten memories from childhood. . . Even these were but the opening act of the miracle about to begin.
Switch eShop - Demos
DLC / Add-On Content
Nintendo Switch games with new DLC this week:
- Capcom Arcade Stadium
- Coloring Book
- Dead by Daylight
- Horizon Chase Turbo
- HOT WHEELS UNLEASHED™
- Jigsaw Masterpieces
- King's Bounty II
- Mail Mole
- PAC-MAN 99
- Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania
- Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
- Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum'n'Fun!
- Tales of Djungarian Hamster
- The Caligula Effect 2
- 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!