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
Mini Motorways (Dinosaur Polo Club, $14.99) - Have you ever been stuck in traffic and wished you could do something to fix it? In Mini Motorways, the city’s traffic problems are in your hands. Draw and build roads to create a bustling metropolis, redesigning your city to keep the traffic flowing while carefully managing upgrades, like highways and roundabouts, to meet changing demands. How long can you keep the cities of the world moving?
Soundfall (Noodlecake, $25.49) - This fast-paced, rhythm-based dungeon crawler combines looter-shooter action with musical gameplay that’ll keep you tapping your toes. You are a Guardian of Harmony – a musical genius transported to the world of Symphonia by the Composers to battle the forces of Discord. Time your actions to the music to increase your power with more than 500 pieces of equipment for skill customization and thousands for loot combinations. Venture out solo or with up to four players* to fight through dynamically generated levels and encounters inspired by the music – there are more than 140 songs to choose from giving opportunities for many playthroughs.
OPUS: Echo of Starsong – Full Bloom Edition - Seek out elusive asteroids, engage with a colorful cast of characters and unravel the mystery of starsongs in this narrative puzzle game. Eda, a girl who can hear mysterious sound waves known as starsongs, crosses paths with a young man in search of their source. Together, they venture out to the heart of space to solve an ancient myth.
Gibbon: Beyond the Trees (Broken Rules, $10.04) - Master a dynamic movement system to swing, slide and somersault through a hand-painted jungle. In this moving adventure about freedom and survival, you’re a lost gibbon who has embarked on a dangerous journey into unknown lands. Race to freedom in liberation mode, or play through a narrative that captures the struggle of living creatures around the world.
Switch eShop - New Releases
Aery – A New Frontier (epiXR, May 12th, $9.99) - Aery – A New Frontier is a story-driven 3D flight exploration game in which you control a bird-like creature in space and on distant planets. You can observe how humanity slowly evolves, inhabits new planets and discovers the secrets of the galaxy. While you progress through the story you will be able to see the different stages in which humanity has been at every state of their evolution. The story itself talks about different events and milestones that have been reached as well as different happenings in between. You can quite literally fly through space and time and different stages of human development.
Follow an interesting story through a wonerful, peaceful Sci-Fi world and enjoy the speed of flying at the same time. This story-driven game is non-violent so that you can enjoy the intuitive and relaxing gameplay in 8 giant different stages that are waiting to be explored.
Attentat 1942 (Charles Games, $15.49) - Attentat 1942 is a historically-accurate adventure told through the eyes of World War 2 survivors. Written and made by professional historians. It's 1942 and Reinhard Heydrich, the ruler of the Nazi occupied Czech lands appointed by Hitler, was assassinated. Nazi retaliation was brutal. Your grandpa was among the victims, sent to a concentration camp. But why? What role did he play in the attack? Why didn’t he tell his family? Was he brave or reckless? Immerse yourself in a story about love, friendship and heroism among the horrors of a world conflict. Confront witnesses, experience the everyday life under Nazi rule and uncover the fate of your family in this award-winning game about World War II. Dive into deep-branching dialogues, where your choices matter and experience history through interactive comics and memories. Hide resistance leaflets from the Gestapo or flee from a Nazi prison. Explore rare digitized film footage and historical items.
Behind Closed Doors: A Developer’s Tale (Sometimes You, May 18th, $3.99) - You play as Ethan, who works in the office for a small video game development company and trying to support his pregnant wife. It is just a normal week for Ethan: waking up, going to work, coming home, go to bed and repeat day after day. But then, something strange happens. Ethan gets an unusual phone call in the middle of the night, and is somehow teleported to another dimension. Ethan must complete a few unusual trials and try to get back to the real world.
Divination (eastasiasoft, 18th May) - Trapped inside the room full of screens is a pair of hands that can predict the future. Ask a question and draw the runes, and these hands will unveil the forthcoming. This is the future you live in, a small world, a city full of uncertainty and doubt, violence and obsession. In a time when people have begun to reject life as an unwanted burden, they'll have nothing to trust. They'll come, they'll seek, and you will give them answers. You are the Diviner, an enigmatic fortune teller using ancient runes to discern the future even as the technology of a cyberpunk metropolis surrounds you. Converse with your clients to learn their stories, then arrange the runes they’ve drawn to decide the responses you give them. Good or bad, these answers hold the power to stir the fate of humans and robots alike, to change the outcome of this tale in meaningful ways, to deal in death or help your clients avoid it.
Dungeons of Dreadrock (ChristophMinnameier, 12th May) - The Spirit of 1980's home computer adventure games revived for contemporary audiences and platforms. Fight and puzzle your way through 100 handcrafted levels into the ancient depths of Dreadrock Mountain. Relive memories of oldschool dungeon crawlers from a new perspective. - Read our Dungeons of Dreadrock review
Get-A-Grip Chip and the Body Bugs (Redstart, 12th May, $2.99) - Re-master the hook with Get-A-Grip Chip and the Body BugsUnlock the human body’s digestive system and defeat the body bugs with Get-A-Grip Chip and their trusty cells. When piloting Chip, you still can’t jump, but you can sail over pits of bodily fluids, battle the body bugs invading your insides, and unlock the knowledge Chip needs to reactivate the digestive functions to get things flowing again! With a meticulously redesigned world, new mini-levels and new characters spanning the human digestive system, Get-A-Grip Chip and the Body Bugs is sure to swallow you up! Rescue the body’s cells, defeat the body bugs, and race your friends (or rivals) for the top spots on the leaderboards. Fun to Master — Even More Fun to LearnChip still moves side-to-side, grapples to anchor points, and then launches off of them – in addition, Chip learns! To clean out the insides, Chip must build understanding on the escalating complexity of the digestive system’s parts and functions.
HellGunner (Ratalaika Games, 13th May) - Jump into HellGunner and get ready to shoot zombies, monsters, and more. Explore massive 2d maps, shoot down enemy combatants, and blast your way through 20 levels. Can you take down the tough boss at the end of each area? If playing alone isn’t awesome enough, you can also team up with a friend for double the mayhem. If you enjoy fast-action full of fun and intensity, then HellGunner is gonna be a thrill to play!
Hyper Echelon (Gango, 13th May) - **INTRODUCTION** The Royal Space Force needs you! A malicious alien force known as EXODON has brought chaos upon the Cyan Galaxy. Outnumbered and outgunned, the Royal fleet doesn’t stand a chance in a head on shoot out with the invading armadas. Tactical precision is the only chance of success. You must bravely blast through the hordes and vanquish the enemy leaders in your single seat starfighter, symbolically dubbed the Titan. However, you won’t be all on your own. A small eclectic squad of wingmen will fight by your side, while the Starhulk space carrier provides a mobile base where you can upgrade your ship. In order to prevail you will need to evolve the Titan’s arsenal from a humble single shot cannon to a spread shot, laser shooting, rocket launching, bombastic one man army.
Infinite Links (KEMCO, 12th May, $14.99) - Talismans are magical items that contain great power, even with some that can grant any desire. Kronos, a boy training as a wizard, and Serene, who consider one another as siblings, become enveloped in a Talisman conspiracy. Will they be able to save themselves and the world from the threatening danger? Equip Talismans to the Skill Board to acquire skills and fatal moves to turn the tides in turn-based battles. Forging and upgrading weapons, armor and Talismans from materials will grant you additional advantages. There are also strategic elements with battle formations and traps, and not to mention the variety of quests, arena and monster achievements that await as challenges in this fantasy RPG!
Rage Among the Stars (eastasiasoft, $3.99) - Inspired by the unforgiving challenge of old-school classics, Rage Among the Stars is a throwback to a harsher time in gaming. Featuring 40 rage-inducing levels packed with devious traps, near impossible jumps, mighty bosses and fewer checkpoints than you’d probably like, everything is fine-tuned to immerse players in the “rage game” experience. The result is an immense sense of accomplishment in completing each level. Enjoy a minimalist story surrounding an alien who’s on his way home from a factory job when his ship malfunctions and crash-lands on a planet filled with lethal hazards. Can you help him survive the journey home?
Regular Factory: Escape Room (mc2, 18th May) - You don't work in a regular assembly line. Will you unravel the truth? Regular Factory is an escape room that will test your skills. Solve puzzles, decode secret codes, find hidden objects, and investigate the different rooms of the secret factory where you work while you discover the dark truth. Solve this mystery by exploring each of the rooms in which this adventure takes place. Will you be able to escape? Characteristics: *Solve puzzles based on logic. *Explore different rooms, find clues and hidden objects. *Discover more about the true purpose of the factory where you work. *Enjoy the mysterious and atmospheric setting.
Seven Pirates H (eastasiasoft, $33.99) - Join young pirate Parute Kairi and pervy boy monster Otton in an adventure to locate the lost treasures of the Monsupi Sea! Determined to make a legendary name for herself, Parute sets sail with a magic compass and the aid of newfound monster girl companions, but what starts as a raucous romp across uncharted islands gradually reveals something more sinister. Through their colorful encounters with rival pirates and locals in need, Parute and company learn some unsettling truths about the king who governs these waters, all leading to a confrontation that could tear their adorable crew apart! Seven Pirates H is a traditional RPG focused on exploration and discovery with a gigantic dose of fanservice thrown in! As Parute, you’ll command your party of monster girls in combat against naughty enemies, exploiting weaknesses to gain the upper hand in turn-based combat. Adventure across islands and ride Otton to reach secret areas, gather items and enhance your abilities as you level up! With the special “Booby Training” system, you can control the bust size of the all-female crew for stat boosts, bigger for increased power and defense or smaller for improved speed and agility! Features: • Discover a new stand-alone chapter in the Genkai Tokki series! • Explore islands and their surrounding waters in search of legendary treasure. • Take on naughty enemies in turn-based combat enhanced with Auto mode and other quality-of-life features. • Play bust-enhancing mini-games to control the attributes of your all-female crew! • Upgrade stats and skills, accept side quests and more as you brave treacherous dungeons. • Enjoy colorful high-definition 3D presentation, fully voiced characters and loads of fanservice!
Space Lines: A Puzzle Arcade Game (RuWaMo Games, $5.99) - Family friendly puzzle game for 1 to 4 players! Play alone or with friends! Conquer more than 100 stages! Battle with various creatures, traps and enjoy your space adventure. More than 30 ships to unlock! 100 stages! Playable alone or up to 4 players
Summer Days (Gamuzumi, 12th May) - Briana has been craving some time off all summer, and finally, with her shoot wrapped for hiatus, she can relax at her summer cottage on the lake. She even drags her female film co-stars along for the ride to enjoy herself. Summer Days is a yuri visual novel story of fun and sun at the lake, with multiple routes and choices to explore. See the girls relax in the lake and maybe do some dipping too.
The Centennial Case: A Shijima Story (SQUARE ENIX, $49.99)- A unique and immersive live-action mystery-adventure, surrounding the theme of eternal Life. Solve an age-old mystery using your powers of deduction to uncover the truth. Collect clues, establish a hypothesis, and use logic to break through the mysteries.
Vesper: Zero Light Edition (Cordens Interactive, 12th May, $9.99) - Vesper is a visionary adventure taking place in a decaying world full of puzzles and mysteries to uncover, where your choices will change the future of an entire race.
Seven is a small android, lost on an eerie planet full of perils and traces of an ancient civilization - with no powers and no ability to defeat enemies until he finds the Drive Gun, a weapon used to absorb lights, create darkness, and control minds.
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!
Been catching up on some indie titles on Steam. I just beat Axiom Verge, and am currently playing FTL and Rogue Legacy 2. So nothing on the eShop for me this week.
meh week. Just bought 13 Sentinels though!
Interesting week. Lots to add to the wishlist.
I wish Rogue Legacy 2 would come to switch.
I've been waiting for that and 30xx
@Kiwi_Unlimited It's really fun. A bit unbalanced right now, but I'm hoping some patches will help iron out some issues.
Nothing for me this week! I've been saving up to get an original switch to replace my lite, and I still have to pre-order fire emblem three hopes!
Nothing for me this week! I've been holding out for 3DS downloadable titles with each sale. Even upgraded my SD card this week in order to house all these new games. There's some killer deals on their right now.
@Mando44646 "meh week. Just bought 13 Sentinels though!"
Mine's in the mail!
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