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
Knockout Home Fitness (£34.99 / €39.99) - Kick your workout up a notch! Grab a Joy-Con™ in each hand and get ready to achieve great results with martial arts workouts developed specifically for the Nintendo Switch™. Exercises designed by experts for maximum efficiency, based on strikes not just from boxing, but also Muay Thai, karate and kung-fu, all to keep you fighting fit! - Read our Knockout Home Fitness review
LEGO® Marvel™ Super Heroes (£34.99 / €39.99) - LEGO® Marvel™ Super Heroes features an original story crossing the entire Marvel Universe. Players take control of Iron Man, Spider-Man, the Hulk, Captain America, Wolverine and many more Marvel characters as they unite to stop Loki and a host of other Marvel villains from assembling a super-weapon capable of destroying the world. Players will chase down Cosmic Bricks as they travel across LEGO Manhattan and visit key locations from the Marvel Universe, such as Stark Tower, Asteroid M, a Hydra base and the X-Mansion.
Metroid Dread (£49.99 / €59.99) - Samus’ story continues after the events of the Metroid™ Fusion game when she descends upon planet ZDR to investigate a mysterious transmission sent to the Galactic Federation. The remote planet has become overrun by vicious alien lifeforms and chilling mechanical menaces. Samus is more agile and capable than ever, but can she overcome the inhuman threat stalking the depths of ZDR? Face off against unrelenting E. M. M. I. robots Once DNA-extracting research machines, the imposing E. M. M. I. are now hunting Samus down. - Read our Metroid Dread review
Nickelodeon All-Star Brawl (Game Mill, 5th Oct, £39.99 / €49.99) - Brawl it out as your favorite Nickelodeon characters in bombastic platform battles! With a power-packed cast of heroes from the Nickelodeon universe, face-off with all-stars from SpongeBob Squarepants, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, The Loud House, Danny Phantom, Aaahh! ! ! Real Monsters, The Wild Thornberrys, Hey Arnold! , Rugrats, and more to determine ultimate animation dominance.
Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania (SEGA, 5th Oct, £34.99 / €39.99) - Roll through wondrous worlds with AiAi and friends as you race to stop monkey mad scientist Dr. Bad-Boon from blowing up Jungle Island! Join the all-star monkey team of AiAi, MeeMee, GonGon, Baby, YanYan and Doctor as you bounce, tilt, and roll your way across hundreds of delightfully crafted levels and mazes. It’s monkey business for the gang - play solo or with friends as you take down Dr. Bad-Boon and steal back your beloved bananas! - Read our Super Monkey Ball Banana Mania review
Switch eShop - New Releases
AAA Clock (£1.79 / €1.99) - Here it is, what all gamers have been waiting for - AAA Clock, an amazing flip clock.
雨音スイッチ -AmaneSwitch- (CyberStep, 7th Oct, £10.39 / €11.59) - Amane Switch is a visual novel game remake updated for international audiences. New voiceovers have been implemented for the remake, including the main protagonist, who is now voiced by VTuber Kyoko Kuramochi of the Stellar Cycle Campus VTuber group! Synopsis Shinji Mizushima leads a normal life with average athletic and academic performance before becoming acquainted with a mysterious girl named Amane Satonaka.
Balloon Pop - Learning Games for preschool Kids & Toddlers - Learn numbers, letters, shapes and colours in 14 languages (McPeppergames, 7th Oct, £13.49 / €14.99) - The children can adjust the size of the balloons and the airspeed. This makes the game suitable for children of all ages. Children can learn the numbers from 1 to 20, the complete ABC, the most important geometric shapes and the most important colors.
Bouncy Bullets 2 (£4.99 / €4.99) - Get ready for more vibrant, colorful shooting fun in the anticipated sequel to Bouncy Bullets! Can you find the portal to exit each level? You’ll have to move, jump and shoot your way past each zone’s challenges and numerous obstacles. Boucy Bullets 2 also offers a speed run mode so you can try to beat your best time and set a new record. Can you master the physics of firing your weapon to bounce of the walls in a precise manner?
Business Tour Deluxe (8Floor Games, 7th Oct, £7.19 / €7.99) - Business Tour is an online strategy game based on the most popular tabletop game in the world. Business Tour's simple and entertaining gameplay allows you to come up with many interesting strategies, come to agreements with your rivals and even enter into conspiracies against other players. Apart from that, the game helps you to reveal your inner entrepreneurial qualities. For precisely this reason, children and adults alike can enjoy this game equally. Business Tour allows you to play a classic tabletop game online with your friends.
Creepy Tale 2 (No Gravity Games, 7th Oct, £10.39 / €11.99) - Once upon a time, young Lars left his father’s cabin to rescue his little sister, spirited away by an evil power… It all started when the lean years came. An unknown force of evil began terrorizing a peaceful kingdom, kidnapping their children and the innocent inhabitants of the forest. What was once a peaceful kingdom where humans and fantastic creatures lived together in harmony became a land of gloom and fear. No one was free from misfortune and tragedy in those times — neither was Lars and his family.
Drum Box (Sanuk Games, 7th Oct, £6.99 / €7.99) - Drum Box challenges you to play the drum parts in 8 music genres. Start in easy difficulty and build up your skills. In each step, a training mode will teach you the patterns, and a performance mode will challenge you to beat your own score. You can also drum freestyle, to your own beat. Are you ready to take up the challenge?
Enigmatis 3: The Shadow of Karkhala (£13.49 / €14.99) - The demonic preacher has escaped to the remotest mountains in pursuit of a grim secret that could give him ultimate power. He has already eluded the investigation of the protagonist detective and her partner Hamilton twice: once in Maple Creek, and again in Ravenwood. It’s no mystery that this time it’s personal.
InfiniteCorp: Cyberpunk Card Game (T-Bull, 7th Oct, £5.39 / €6.29) - InfiniteCorp is a decision-based strategy card game set in a fictional cyberpunk world. You are an employee of a corporation dealing in goods distribution and logistics in the “megatower” – the place where all local citizens live. Join a world where the stakes are high, and morality is blurred. The world is in your hands. Choose the right strategy and make the right decisions. There are many choices – each has a definite impact on citizens’ lives. Make sure that “megacorporations” maintain an influence on the world’s operation and the lives of citizens. Corporations deal with specific fields and want to earn the highest possible profit.
Jack Axe (Neon Doctrine, 7th Oct, £12.14 / €13.49) - Her name is Jack. She has an axe. She is Jack Axe. Join the Jack sisters in a single or multiplayer, 2D open world adventure! Take on a variety of platforming challenges and utilize your axe tossing ability to explore Jack’s unique world. Witness the saga of a young woman breaking taboo by arming herself and taking on a “man’s job,” despite the protestations of an irate god in this Norse/Filipino fusion.
Lord of the Click II (£4.49 / €4.99) - Yes! Oh my gosh! Hell yeah! This long-promised day has finally come with the release of the game that kills not only your time but your calories as well! The return of the legendary Lord of the Click has happened so suddenly and with a number «II» on the end.
Lotus Bloom (Silesia Games, 7th Oct, £2.15 / €2.39) - Lotus Bloom is a relaxing minimalist puzzle game. Connect orbs, generate energy and make flowers bloom.
Lyrica2 Stars Align (COSEN, 7th Oct, £21.59 / €23.99) - Centering around the story of Shiue and Bai forming a band group with Yang and Chun, the lives of the great Chinese poets Li Shangyin, and Du Mu intersect with the dreams of Shiue and Bai. Introduction of game modes Songs In this mode, you can play your favorite songs. Story In this mode, the game progresses along with the story. Challenge In this mode, you play to meet certain conditions that have been set. Achievement Functions as a collection of things like trophies and CG.
Medieval Tower Defense (£6.99 / €6.99) - Imagine a world of knights where you must defend the resources of the inhabitants under your protection from the invasion of barbarian hordes. To do this, you will have to manage your budget by acquiring and using the best weapons of the time, catapults and cannons. Medieval Tower Defense, with its exceptional graphics, will bring you hours of strategic fun. . . .
My Little Ramenbar (Kistler Benjamin, 7th Oct, £4.49 / €4.99) - Create healthy meals with the help of delicious recipes and create your customers a smile on their face. Learn different dishes and serve your customers to earn huge profits. Use your hard earned money to buy more props to upgrade your kitchen and complete all levels!
No Longer Home (Fellow Traveller, 7th Oct, £9.59 / €10.39) - No Longer Home is a game about letting go of the life you've built due to circumstances beyond your control. Immerse yourself in the lives of Bo and Ao and learn about their dreams, frustrations and fears. Welcome the magic of the everyday and somewhat extraordinary. Bo and Ao are graduating university and preparing to leave the flat they’ve lived in together for a year. Thanks to visa limitations, Ao is forced to return to Japan, leaving Bo in England.
PandaBall (GetAGame, 7th Oct, £10.49 / €11.99) - On an island in the middle of nowhere, the world of Pamuria exists. A tropical island with an array of different environments, from dense jungles, sandy beaches, mountain tops and sunny cliff sites. Overall a hidden utopia, excluded and hidden from the rest of world, in the middle of an unknown ocean. On Pamuria animals live a life in perfect harmony with the environment and ocean surrounding the island, and with the island providing everything from food and water, shelter, comfort – simply all basic needs. Every animal on Pamuria are herbivores, and the leading animal is the Panda species. With no immediate danger and a great setting for procreation: life on Pamuria is perfect!
Panmorphia (LKMAD, 7th Oct, £5.99 / €6.99) - • The Legend of Panmorphia • The legend goes that in each generation a child is born, a sentinel, bound to the land of Panmorphia and the four elements that govern it. The sentinels have the ability to wield each element and transform themselves into an animal that best represents it. With the use of the amulet they are able to combine all four elements and travel through the aether. They are called upon for help in times of need.
Parasomnia Verum (Vidas Games, 7th Oct, £2.69 / €2.99) - Parasomnia Verum is an atmospheric horror game about a recurring dream. You play as Maddy, who keeps having a recurring nightmare. She tries to figure it out by meeting professor Wilbur, who specializes in dreams and their research, but in her dreams they discover something sinister. After a couple experiments it becomes too hard to tell what is real, what is just a dream and if that dream even belongs to you. The game is an atmospheric experience, offering story through exploration, inventory features and a sinister backstory of Maddy and professor Wilbur's research.
Pretty Girls Mahjong Solitaire (eastasiasoft, 7th Oct, £3.59 / €3.99) - In this naughty version of the tile-matching classic, clearing the board will unlock new outfits for your Pretty Girl companions, all of which can be viewed in a gallery of unlockables. Pretty Girls Mahjong Solitaire is simple but challenging. Match pairs of tiles to make them disappear, but be careful and stay ahead of the clock. Plan your moves strategically so you don’t hit a dead end! Each time you play, tiles are shuffled to keep every session fun and unpredictable. With over 50 layouts and randomized patterns, there’s always a reason to come back for more tile-matching and more cute girls!
Rainbow Billy: The Curse of the Leviathan (Skybound Games, 5th Oct, £21.99 / €24.99) - Rainbow Billy: The Curse of the Leviathan is a wholesome, creature capture, 2. 5D Adventure-Puzzle-Platformer with RPG elements. It is a family-friendly and openly accessible adventure in which you must save whimsical creatures by bringing back color to the world you once knew! Rainbow Billy tells a universal coming of age story about dealing with changes in the world and accepting ourselves and the others around us! Sometimes it only takes a conversation, empathy, and a new point of view to make a world of a difference! - Read our Rainbow Billy: The Curse of the Leviathan review
SMASHING THE BATTLE GHOST SOUL (PLATINUMROCKET, 7th Oct, £13.49 / €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.
Sophia's World (Asylum Square Interactive, 7th Oct, £7.61 / €10.99) - Join Sophia on an exciting safari and hunt for valuable coins! Fun for all age groups! In this non-violent platform game for all age groups, you'll guide Sophia through colorful levels and worlds. Numerous coins are hidden in each level for you to discover. But avoid animals like snails, bats and turtles. Sophia can use some animals as a trampoline with a well-aimed jump. But don't worry: nothing will happen to the animals: the snail will hide in its shell when you scare it. But it will carefully emerge again as soon as the danger is averted.
Sweets Swap Classic (Kistler Benjamin, 7th Oct, £3.19 / €3.49) - Sweets Swap classic is a three match game where you need to match three of the same kind and complete the goal to advance to the next level. Simple enough and flavoured with sweet variations to keep you on your toes! Enjoy and have a sweet time in Sweets Swap Classic.
The Adventures of Spunk Dodgers and Splat (£1.49 / €1.69) - Product Overview The Adventures of Spunk Dodgers and Splat is a 2D auto-scrolling platformer featuring fast action and hilarious quips. Jump to avoid enemies and obstacles while collecting coins on the way to completing over 50 thrilling levels.
The Lightbringer (Zordix, 7th Oct, £13.49 / €14.99) - Dear Brother, When this letter reaches your hands, I will no longer be protecting our lands. With great sorrow I pass this duty onto you. Do not be afraid, as I will guide you through. You will travel these lands across the shores, across the skies. I’ll be there for you, with all of my heart, kind words and eyes. Ancient puzzles will challenge the mind.
The Marauder Chronicles: Curse Over Valdria (Gamuzumi, 7th Oct, £3.99 / €3.99) - When Dayren Vel'sharek, the charming male protagonist is sent by his master to assassinate a sworn enemy, he is thrown into an epic journey that will test both his allegiances and his charms. Explore a vast kingdom filled with beautiful and powerful women to engage, while making impactful choices that may later affect the outcome of the larger story. But be aware, lurking within this cornucopia of conquests is the ominous Marauder, creator of dark, monstrous beings ready to bring uncertainty and unexpected events…
Toree 2 (Diplodocus Games, 4th Oct, £0.89 / €0.99) - Toree 2, the sequel to the surprise hit Toree 3D is a bite-sized 3D Platformer with more focus on the things people enjoyed in the first game like fast gameplay, flow focused levels and cute costumes (two this time).
Toroom (£11.69 / €12.99) - There are more than 70 different regular, cursed, and ultra-rare items as well as more than 35 weapons uniquely made for every biome. Get loot, loot, and MORE LOOT! Find rewards, coins, and items that will improve your character for you to get ready for the challenges ahead. Have awesome and challenging fights against hard bosses to defeat them and get to the next biome.
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!