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
DEEEER Simulator: Your Average Everyday Deer Game (25th Nov, $19.99) - Take on the role of your average, everyday deer and use your stretchy neck, your stabby horns and everything a deer has in its arsenal to tear through the city. Frolic and play with the other animals or decimate the city till there’s nothing left in this “slow-life town destruction game.”
Little Bug (26th Nov, $12.99) - Step into an adventurous story about a young city girl named Nyah, who becomes trapped in a dangerous fantasy world, where evil pink spirits lurk in canyons, ice caves and moonlit deserts. Nyah is a curious little eight-year-old girl with a great imagination, when suddenly she is dropped into a dark, hostile world while walking home from school. Explore an atmospheric, dreamlike fantasy world and try to get to the hard-to-reach spots with the help of your bright friend. Collect items with fragments of Nyah’s life in her lunchbox and piece together her story. Little Bug will be available on Nov. 26.
Switch eShop - New Releases
#1 Sudokus (25th Nov, $3.99) - After dealing with lots of words in #1 Crosswords and #1 Anagrams in Eclipse Games we thought it was time to start with numbers, so we've decided to do some Sudoku puzzles! In #1 Sudokus you'll find a story mode with over 240 sudokus to solve on increasing difficulty levels. On top of that you can play the daily sudoku, which is going to be the same for everyone in the world and will change every day. Finally you can also play random sudokus of various difficulties. If you like sudokus, #1 Sudokus is the game for you and the last one you'll need to satiate your sudoku apetites!
Airport Simulator: Day & Night (18th Nov, $34.99) - With departures, arrivals and the continuous hustle and bustle of passengers, there is rarely an opportunity for a break. In Airport Simulator: Day & Night, your challenge is to keep the wheel turning and ensure that everything in the airport runs smoothly around the clock.
Aliens Strike (25th Nov, $4.99) - Aliens Strike is the heir to the arcade classics, all captured with great graphics. This action-packed game will keep you tied to the couch, since it has all the elements that make a good shmup: huge lasers, big explosions and terrifying bosses. Aliens Strike is not a shmup like the others. The scenery and great effects will take your breath away. The gameplay, progression system and collectibles will keep you on your toes. You'll want more! Fortunately, you have hours of intense fun ahead of you. . . .
All in Casino Girls (19th Nov, $4.99) - Hit jackpots and increase your prestige to unlock new games. Get the ladies' attention, and eventually make it to the top of the millionaire list!
Arcade Archives RAIMAIS (18th Nov, $7.99) - "RAIMAIS" is an action game released by TAITO in 1988. Drive the "ORGANIZER" through different stages of the labyrinth to rescue your captured brother. The ending will change depending on what items you get and how you get through the labyrinths, so try out different patterns. 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. *This game uses the Japanese ROM for the main part of the game. The options menu and manual are available in Japanese, English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.
Asterix & Obelix: Slap them All! (Microids, 2nd Dec, $29.99) - The year is 50 B.C. Gaul is entirely occupied by the Romans. Well, not entirely... One small village of indomitable Gauls still holds out against the invaders. Everything is falling apart! Our two heroes will travel all around the world to fight the Roman Empire in a 2D horizontal scrolling Beat Them Up game, completely hand-drawn and made in the purest tradition of the genre.
Cabin Fever (26th Nov, $9.99) - "Experience a slice of off-grid life, and the bittersweet taste of love. . . You live in the mountains, spending your days tending a vegetable garden, looking after chickens, and working remotely as a computer programmer. You don't participate in society - or whatever's left of it. You're fine with being alone. But when a young woman appears on your secluded property, injured and lost on a stormy night, you're understandably torn. Are you obligated to help her? Is it even safe to help her? You have no idea what to do. Your brain is mush. And the fact that she's so pretty doesn't help. . . Cabin Fever is a sweet, funny, romantic visual novel that's sure to give you all the feels. Experience a budding friendship - and a blossoming romance - as you open up, make choices, and explore multiple endings. The world may seem bitter and bleak… But your story doesn't have to be.
Date Night Bowling (26th Nov, $9.99) - You're out at your local bowling alley for a dating event, so strike up a conversation, hop over to the bowling lanes, and try your best to make a good first impression. Play things right and you might just find your soulmate! To win over your date, you’ll rely not only on your bowling skills, but also on your ability to tell well-timed jokes, throw popcorn into their mouth, give the perfect shoulder rub, and more! An Arcadey Bowling Game—With a New Spin! Grab a drink, slip on the shoes, and let the romance begin!
Dead Effect 2 (BatFields, 18th Nov, $19.99) - This action sci-fi shooter is looking to push the boundaries of first-person shooters to new levels with slick graphics, rich narrative and RPG elements. Train, develop your character, collect and upgrade countless weapons, gear and body implants and take control of the monster-infested ship. The story will take you back to the ESS Meridian, right to where the original plot ended. However, you are not meant to take a rest; something is brewing deep within the recesses of the spaceship. It is much more dangerous than a horde of the undead – it is threatening to enslave your mind and bend it to its will. Are you going to fight back?
Doctor Who: The Edge of Reality (25th Nov, $24.99) - Experience an unforgettable adventure in space and time. Explore new worlds, face your enemies and join two Doctors on an epic quest to save the universe! Wield the sonic screwdriver as you join the Thirteenth Doctor (voiced by Jodie Whittaker) on a quest to save the universe, and meet the Tenth Doctor along the way (voiced by David Tennant in a guest appearance).
DoDonPachi Resurrection (25th Nov, $19.99) - ■ Story: Six years after the battle in Lunapolis was over . . . The Moon-based "DonPachi" headquarters sensed a turbulence in space-time. As a result of their investigation, it was found that it was due to a large amount of material transfer to the past. The culprit was Exy, an element doll. She would have been abandoned in a runaway battle six years ago. The battle between Axie, who plans to rewrite history, and the DonPachi army, which tries to prevent it, begins. It will be set in Japan in May 2008. The world is once again engulfed in war. The bee's feather sound hasn't stopped yet! ■ A battle system full of exhilaration Select one of the three models that are characterized by their movement speed and shot type, and sortie. Orthodox "Bomb Style" that can use bombs to counteract enemy bullets at the same time as attacking the entire screen Bomb hardly shoots, but "power style" that can switch shot power arbitrarily.
Dumpy & Bumpy (18th Nov, $4.99) - A puzzle adventure bursting with 80 charming but challenging levels!
Farmquest (27th Nov, $9.99) - Everything on Joe's farm is in chaos. Everything urgently needs to be put back in order here. Help Joe find important objects and hidden treasures on his farm. Who doesn't love them? The small and detailed hidden object pictures that challenge children to find certain items. They have been proven to promote children's perception and language progression. Farmquest can be played by children of any age. Thanks to the voice output, even toddlers are able to explore the hidden object pictures on their own. They do not need to be able to read to have a sense of achievement. Concentration and attentiveness are taught in a playful way. Incidentally, a study conducted by the Singapore Technological University proved the fact that hidden object games increase the understanding of spatial perception in memory. In addition, visual search skills were noticeably improved. The game can also be used to support language learning.
Grow: Song of The Evertree (16th Nov, $24.99) - Grow your own worlds and nurture a deep natural connection with everything they hold. See your actions change the world for better! Bring the Evertree back to life in this breathtaking world-crafting sandbox, with life management and adventure elements. Over time, the Worlds of Alaria faded. The Evertree – where many worlds resided on its countless branches – is now nothing more than a sapling, its splendor long erased from memory. No one knows how to make it grow. But you are different. You hear the sun as it sings across the sky. You hear the language of rain against the earth. You are the last of the Everheart Alchemists and your task has been passed down from generation to generation - Grow and protect the Evertree!
Neurodeck (Goblinz Studio, 18th Nov, $13.99) - You’re about to start up the Neurodeck, the latest amazing product of a new startup in a near future. The Neurodeck lets you explore your subconscious and fight monsters from your inner demons. You will also encounter characters from your past. Be careful though, it is said the Neurodeck can push the user to their limits… Deckbuilding as you progress through the game (Slay The Spire like) Meditate and choose personality traits that alter your gameplay profoundly Explore a subconscious maze, full of cards and improvements that will help you defeat the monsters in your mind Light RPG mechanics that allow you to customize your character stats & skills Characters & places from your past that will tell facts & stories about mental health Deep gameplay mechanics that put focus on replayability and gameplay diversity Horrific monsters inspired by real-life phobias
Night Lights (26th Nov, $4.99) - The world is different at night. Take on the role of a tiny robot and embark on an adventure to illuminate a darkened planet. Learn the tricks around the incredibly unique mechanic of manipulating light and shadow to change the surrounding environment, solve intricate puzzles, and ultimately collect shards to resurrect a fallen star. Collect crystals to activate different tools & light sources, pierce the darkness and be a beacon of light as you solve increasingly difficult puzzles in the stylized world of Night Lights.
Poker – Texas & Omaha Hold’em (19th Nov, $9.99) - No matter if it's your first time playing poker, or you’re a seasoned veteran, with this game you will sharpen your skills and experience the thrill of winning big at the poker table!
Poker Club (Ripstone, 24th Nov, $21.99) - Welcome to Poker Club! Live the life of a poker pro in the most immersive simulation ever seen! Join a community of online players on your way to the top of the Poker Club Championship tour! Whether you’re a seasoned poker pro or brand new to the table, enter the world of Poker Club and raise your game! PCC Campaign: Live the Life of a Poker Pro Win your way to the top of the PCC Pro Tour from the low-stakes basement of Ralph’s Pizzeria to the jaw-dropping high-stakes Intensity Arena, where you'll win PCC tournament rings if you don’t fold under the pressure of huge 228 player multi-table tournaments! Feeling flush from a big win? Flash the cash on character and table customisations to flaunt your style. Online Clubs: Win Together Join a Club and team up with players from across the world to break the vault and level up together, to earn bigger daily payouts and bonuses, and unlock unique rewards and events!
Puzzle Frenzy (25th Nov, $4.99) - Puzzle Frenzy is a compilation game where you play 6 different casual puzzle games. *Color Connect *Pipes *Word Connect *Block Escape *Luminous Loops *Move the Ball
Real Boxing 2 (QubicGames, 26th Nov, $14.99) - Discover a whole new world of combat sports games. As a newbie boxer, challenge experienced opponents and try to win and score a KO! Explore the world of boxing and make your way to the top. You can become the boxing champion, the best warrior of all time! So get ready to punch, and punch hard! Discover what you’re made of, and try to climb to the top. Become the ultimate champion! Use jabs, hooks, uppercuts & combine them into devastating combos. FEATURES: CHOOSE YOUR STYLE OF BOXING Before you KO your opponent, you need to improve your fighting skills! Adjust your boxer's stats to match your playstyle and level up quickly to unlock new abilities that will help you in fights to come! Equip powerful boosts to make your dream come true. As in all fighting sports, it's best to enter the punch-out and serve a smackdown with style, so gear up - equip one of tens of boots, trousers and gloves. Get ready - a KO is in the air!
Road Z Survival: The Last Winter (Game Mavericks, 22nd Nov, $7.99) - Nuclear fallouts have settled, and the long, dark winter has begun! Road Z Survival: The Last Winter is a wild ride through the world of nuclear fallouts, cold death, zombies, and other challenges of post apocalypse. Experience survival craft in a zombie game like never before - master both the craft of survival and extreme DRIVING across frozen lands. Road Z Survival: The Last Winter is a far cry from other zombie survival games! WALKING MAKES DEAD - DRIVE FOR SURVIVAL! You have one and only friend here - your ride. Care for your wheels as ye care for yourself, and it willhelp deal with cold, zombies and deadly roads - the day you become a pedestrian will be your last! A good zombie game becomes better, when you add a little drive. DON’T GET EATEN ALIVE! In dark, long nights and cold days you are not alone - dead men and animals and other dangers are always around. So move, fight, explore - idleness is death in a frozen dead world this zombie apocalypse game!
RoboShark Rampage (25th Nov, $4.99) - Roboshark Rampage is an endless cave swimmer which you simply won't be able to put down. Watch out! Don't get hit by an anchor or mine! There are dangers lurking everywhere. Your reflexes are put to the ultimate test as you navigate through tricky oceans. The longer you swim without losing your lives, the more credits you earn. The game offers many amazing graphics with five levels in four worlds, the Iron Depths, the Drone Forest, the Voltaic Spires, and the Cyber Nether. The weapons upgrades include a Super Katana, a Buzzsaw, a Boom Stick, and Terror from Below. Power-ups are plentiful - you can buy minion fish and a myriad of weapons to help you tear through the waters unscathed.
Shiro (25th Nov, $4.99) - Holo and Shiro are twin sisters who travel the world since childhood in search of adventure. Once they were attacked by the evil witch Satella and took Shiro to her gloomy cave. Now Holo has to find his sister. Help Holo find her sister. Overcome a dense forest, an ancient temple, dangerous dungeons and destroy enemies in this pixelated adventure platformer!
Starlight Shores (26th Nov, $11.99) - Wish on shooting stars while you enjoy a weekend getaway at the beach! Starlight Shores is an island-themed visual novel that adopts a unique ""short story"" romance style. It features multiple endings where your choices truly matter. The Story: After your childhood friend Theo wins a weekend getaway to the town of Seaside, you prepare to spend your birthday in paradise. It's been months since you last saw Theo, and she's incredibly excited to spend the weekend together. She invites her roommate Lena to join the group, and Theo extends an invitation to your friend Alec. After parting ways to attend different colleges, it's just the get-together that you need to reconnect. Everything seems to be coming together perfectly. . . until Alec insists on driving by himself. You arrive at the cottage before him, certain that he's ditched the group. A short while later, he calls to announce that he's bringing along an uninvited guest.
Surviving the Aftermath (ParadoxInteractive, 16th Nov, $29.99) - Survive and thrive in a post-apocalyptic future — resources are scarce but opportunity calls. Build the ultimate disaster proof colony, protect your colonists, and restore civilization to a devastated world. Go beyond the colony and explore the wastelands to gather resources, meet rival colonies, and fight off bandits. No Place Like Home Build and manage a colony of survivors after a world-ending event. Construct more than 61 unique buildings to handle everything from resource collection and farming to exploration and security. Surviving Earth Explore a vast procedurally generated world featuring six different biomes filled with resources, wildlife, rival societies and more. Each environment has different conditions that affect your colony’s survival. Stay vigilant: Natural disasters, dangerous animals, and bandits will put your survivors to the test.
Tank De La Muerta (30th Nov, $4.99) - Tank de la Muerta follows Enrique, a normal zombie, humbly living in the cemetery, determined to find the love of his life. Throughout his wanderings, and innumerous parties, Enrique will have to make choices, that will impact the very foundation of the relationship with his friends, or may lead to nothing at all. Will he be able to find love?
Wax Museum (18th Nov, $4.99) - A severe storm and car accident force you to seek refuge in an abandoned Wax Museum. But an unknown force doesn’t let you leave it. . . The marks of time and vandalism don’t hide the beauty and extraordinariness of the exhibits, but where did the burning torches and other signs of life come from? It’s up to you to reveal the terrible secret of the Wax Museum and defeat an ancient Evil! Colorful scenery, animation, and 3D visual effects will make your adventure vivid and fun. Those with a competitive streak can collect bonuses for speed and repeat the quest with new puzzles.
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!