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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

STAR WARS: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords (Aspyr, 8th Jun, $14.99) - In this standalone sequel to the award-winning RPG STAR WARS: Knights of the Old Republic, the Sith Lords have hunted the Jedi to the edge of extinction and are on the verge of crushing the Old Republic. With the Jedi Order in ruin, the Republic’s only hope is a lone Jedi in exile struggling to reconnect with the Force. Lead a diverse crew of unique allies, make difficult choices with far-reaching consequences and decide your destiny. Will you follow the light side and save the Galaxy, or succumb to the dark side and bring it all down? Pre-order STAR WARS: Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith Lords today before the game launches on June 8.

PAC-MAN MUSEUM+ (BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment, 27th May, $19.99) - Play 14 legendary PAC-MAN titles like the classic PAC-MAN and PAC-LAND, as well as the newly included PAC-IN-TIME and PAC-MAN 256. Whether you love the original PAC-MAN’s side-scrolling action or the puzzle genre, this collection has something for everyone, including five titles that can be played with friends and family in local multiplayer mode. There are even games for two players to take turns, so everyone gets to enjoy PAC-MAN together! - Read our PAC-MAN MUSEUM+ review

Card Shark (Devolver Digital, 2nd Jun $19.99) - Cheat your way to the top of 18th-century French society in an adventure game full of cunning, intrigue and delectable deceit. Master deceptions using card marking, false shuffles, deck switching and false deals! Use your ill-gotten gains to buy your way into the closed world of high-stakes tables. - Read our Card Shark review

Behind the Frame: The Finest Scenery (Akupara Games, 2nd June, $12.99) - There is more than what meets the eye, for every painting has a story to tell. Behind the Frame is a vivid, interactive fiction about an aspiring artist on the cusp of finishing the final piece of her gallery submission. As a passionate artist, seek the missing colors that will bring your paintings to life – all while remembering to take the occasional coffee and breakfast breaks that keep you going.

Switch eShop - New Releases

Arcade Archives FLIPULL (HAMSTER, 1st Jun, $7.99) - "FLIPULL" is a puzzle game released by TAITO in 1989. Match up blocks with the same pattern within the time limit to eliminate them! Bring the number of blocks on each stage below the clear condition limit to proceed to the next stage.

Balloon Flight (RedDeerGames, 27th May, $1.99) - Enjoy the view. Get ready for incredible landscapes and unique settings. Take your time to soak in the incredible view. Soar through the sky, by controlling your glider. Increase or decrease the altitude and make sharp turns to avoid dangerous traps. Your trusted balloon-gun is the only ally you can count on.

BIOMOTOR UNITRON (SNK, 26th May, $7.99) - A sci-fi fantasy RPG on an epic scale! Defeat mighty enemies with the strongest humanoid battle robot, Unitron! Players take on the role of Unitron pilots as they explore the world! Explore dungeons that change their appearance every time you enter them and acquire various materials! A Unitron’s shape changes according to the pilot's level! And new weapons can be developed by synthesizing materials and parts! Go out and create your own Unitron! Battle it out in the arena, the hall of fame of Unitron Masters where the strongest enemies gather! Win the glorious title of "Master of Masters" with the strongest Unitron!

Boxerpunk Stories (Weakfish Studio, 4th Jun, $9.99) -Complete the story by defeating your opponents by following the story! Our character is a boxer, he falls to the hospital as a result of a heavy blow in the match, but this is not even an obstacle for him! As soon as our character is healed, he returns to the fields to beat his opponents on the fields like in the old days! Follow Quests, Talk to People, Get Hints and follow the story! Fight your opponents and earn money. Get some rest at home, improve yourself in the gym and increase your strength!

Buck Bradley 2 (RedDeerGames, 28th May, $1.99) - Everything is useful. Pick up anything you can find into your bag. You'll be surprised with how useful they can be. It will help you make new friends, avoid danger or simply get free stuff. Comic book graphics If you love comic books and visual novels, you shouldn't hesitate to give this game a try. Stylized cartoon graphics give it a unique atmosphere that's bound to keep you interested. Ask for help Don't worry too much. If you don't find an answer to your riddle right away you can always ask for a hint. REMEMBER! You can only get them every so often so make sure you really need them.

Clan O’Conall and the Crown of the Stag (HitGrab, 2nd Jun, $7.49) - Master bow, blade and fist, and unite as one to save your father from the Mother of Demons! Clan O’Conall is a hand-crafted platformer experience like no other. Set in the ancient land of Hibernia, drawn from real Celtic myth, three heroes of the Clan O’Conall must stop Caoránach from claiming the Crown of the Stag for her demonic legions.

Demon Turf: Bundle (Playtonic Friends, 26th May, $26.98) - Demon Turf: The Demon World is inhabited by all kinds of nasties. . . Most of them lumped into gangs battling for dominion, each led by its own head honcho. Yet even these bad dudes are no match for the Demon King himself! Instead, the task falls to Beebz, a young demon barely a thousand years old, who decides it’s time for her to kick every turf leader’s butt and become the Demon Queen herself. Demon Turf: Neon Splash Woah! Beebz and her friends were sucked into the neon splattered world of a painting and need to get the heck outta there! Can you escape these dangerous & surrealist environments, using your platforming skills, to get back home?

Dungeon Village 2 (Kairosoft, 2nd Jun, $12.00) - A new legend begins here! Build and manage a town in grasslands, snow fields, even in the underworld! Set up inns, weapon stores, and more to convince adventurers to come visit. Use items and equipment to power up your adventurers and help them get more gold and experience from their quests. Be on the lookout for new dungeons to explore and new monsters to fight! Need help attracting adventurers? Try building new facilities, selling new kinds of food, or improving the local area to earn Titles. Keep experimenting, and you might stumble on some rare awards.

EleMetals: Death Metal Death Match! (RedDeerGames, 3rd Jun, $12.99) - Death is not the end Hold on to your soul. Fight death by mashing the corresponding button, and buy yourselves a few extra moments. Every time you die, coming back is going to be much harder. Expect the unexpected Don't forget, the environment is not your friend. All of the levels are designed to make your life more. . . interesting. Depending on the map, you'll be dealing with new rules, traps and game-altering Lava Tridents, Spears or Swords. If you run out of ammo, headbang to get more. Enjoy the cartoon bloodshed!

Fishing Paradiso (Odencat, 2nd Jun, $13.49) - Bad news: you’re dead. Good news: at least you made it into Heaven! Fishing Paradiso is a narrative-driven adventure game designed to be both therapeutic and engaging with its relaxing gameplay and RPG-style progression systems. The more you fish, the more the game opens up with new environments to explore, new story objectives, and new characters to meet and befriend. With over 100 different types of fish to catch, not to mention dozens of upgrades to unlock, furniture to collect, there’s never been a better time to set sail and see for yourself what surprises paradise has in store!

Food Truck Tycoon – Asian Cuisine Deluxe Edition (Baltoro Games, 3rd Jun, $5.99) - Time to explore Asian Food and become the best gourmet cooking master at your brand new food truck! Take orders, make delicious dishes and be fast to serve the hordes of hungry customers who will queue in front of your counter! Be careful not to burn the food! Fulfill your dream of becoming the best food truck tycoon in the city!

Gravitar: Recharged (Atari, 2nd Jun, $9.99) - A lone pilot, far from home, must navigate an abstract universe of uncharted planets and space stations guarded by mysterious, hostile aliens in Gravitar: Recharged. You must complete missions in each solar system, navigating a variety of challenging environments, each with varying levels of gravity that will test your skills as a pilot. Complete each mission within a solar system and you will be transported to the next through a massive black hole. Will you ever make it home?

Jigsaw Fun 3-in-1 Collection (Mindscape, 2nd Jun, $29.99) - Enjoy a collection of 300 high-quality jigsaw puzzles of Wonderful Nature, Amazing Animals and Greatest Cities from all around the world. Change the size of your puzzle for increased difficulty and solve jigsaws up to 600 pieces. You can also play with up to 4 players to solve jigsaws together!

KnightOut (Fig Publishing, 3rd Jun) - Each game starts with both teams building a castle outfitted with cannons. Then, all hell breaks loose! Cannonballs fly, stone walls crumble, and your knight takes to the turf, slashing his sword. Once you’ve destroyed your opponent’s base and K.O. the king or queen inside, you win the round. You need three K.O.s to win the match. After each round, you can rebuild your castle.
Play through several levels and defeat enemies as you expand your arsenal. This game mode is single-player or co-op. You will start your adventure in Braal Kingdom and travel through other kingdoms as you gain cupcakes after each level to unlock new worlds. It features a cute story with immersive cinematic cutscenes. Defend your castle against waves of enemies single-player or in co-op with your best friends. The enemies will drop gold as you defeat them. Gold can be used to upgrade your castle after each wave of attacks.

Lamplight City (ASHGAMES, 2nd Jun, $14.99) - The Gateway to Vespuccia, the City of Air and Light, Lamplight City - the thriving port city of New Bretagne is a beacon of progress and industrial advancement in the New World. Yet beneath the promises of a shining 19th-century future, the city rests upon foundations of poverty, class struggle, and crime. For police detective turned private investigator Miles Fordham, Lamplight City's shadowy corners are just part of the territory. But with his former partner constantly speaking to him from beyond the grave, his grip on sanity is slowly loosening. Can Miles find justice for his clients and track down his partner's killer before his entire world comes apart? Lamplight City is a detective adventure set in an alternate steampunk-ish "Victorian" past.

LOOPERS (PROTOTYPE, 2nd Jun, $24.99) - LOOPERS is science fiction story told through the enthralling writing of Ryukishi07 and the fascinating visuals of Kei Mochizuki. Follow an ensemble of young people as they try to escape a world in which they relive August 1st over and over again. Enjoy a visual novel so full of friendship, love, madness, laughs, and emotion it'll leave you breathless! Available in three languages! The text can be set to Japanese, English, or Simplified Chinese (audio is in Japanese only). This includes in-game text, options, and the digital manual. Language settings can be changed at any time. Summary Tyler is a high schooler with only one thing on his mind—geohunting (GPS-assisted scavenger hunts). One day, while absorbed in a hunt during summer vacation, he and his friends find themselves embroiled in a mysterious phenomenon. Fantasy and real-life become intertwined. Is this the past or the present? Is it reality. . . or madness?

Moonrise Fall (CheckMate Publishing, 3rd Jun, $9.99) - Moonrise Fall is an atmospheric exploration puzzle game about a boy who finds himself lost in a supernatural forest after losing both parents in a car crash. Put your detective skills to the test. Armed with a clue-filled journal, a camera, and a lantern he must unravel the mysteries of the forest and photograph the strange creatures that reside there. Moonrise Fall is a brain teaser-filled world mixed with classic adventuring, exploration, and collecting. A surreal understated experience about loss and finding new life inspired by real-life experiences. Uncover locations like caves, mines, a lumber mill, as well as otherworldly locales at your own pace. Discover why the boy has been trapped in this strange place and by whom.

Mudness Offroad Car Simulator (Midnight Works, 26th May, $14.99) - Next-gen AAA offroad multiplayer simulator featuring legendary vehicles and a detailed map with 3 biomes (muddy forest, sandy career and snowy mountain) with 6 bases where you will have to make deliveries of cargos and workers in good time and condition or just have a great time. Main features:- Challenging delivery tasks- Good awarding side missions- Multiplayer- Winch, a life saver addition to your car, considering the difficult terrains- Tow other cars if they get stuck- Detailed tuning with suspension, body, wheels and engine options

My Lovely Wife (Neon Doctrine, 8th Jun, $14.99) - Play as Jake, a loving husband and grieving widow who is granted the knowledge to summon dozens of succubi by a mysterious man. Work with those succubi, make them fall in love with you… and sacrifice them to create a vessel for your wife’s soul. It all starts with a letter... A letter with a familiar handwriting and bearing a signature none other than hers—Luna, the love of your life gone too soon. In the letter, she asks you to perform otherworldly rituals to bring her back to life! A mix of dating, management and alchemy simulations in one game.

Ocean Animals Puzzle – Preschool Animal Learning Puzzles Game for Kids & Toddlers (McPeppergames, 2nd Jun, $14.99) - This educational game & plug-in puzzle for babies and small children of kindergarten age promotes motor movement sequences and logical thinking as well as hand-eye coordination in your child in a playful way. Please note: This children's game can be played completely without language skills! Thus, the game is ideally suited for all countries and languages!

Ogre: Console Edition (Auroch Digital, 24th May, $22.49) - Ogre is a turn-based strategy game of mechanised warfare, requiring tactical decision-making and strategic thinking. It's the official video game adaptation of the legendary tabletop wargame from Steve Jackson Games, developed by the award-winning Auroch Digital. In the warfare of the near future, one type of unit inspires such fear that even allies keep a safe distance: the Ogre. These AI-powered tanks are so powerful they're the equivalent of a battalion of tanks and infantry. Hovercraft, tanks, marines, infantry, and the monstrous Ogres all take part in an endless world war. As a player, you take command and vie for supremacy on the irradiated battlefields of the future.

Pretty Girls Speed (eastasiasoft, 2nd Jun, $5.99) - A new type of game joins the popular Pretty Girls lineup! In Pretty Girls Speed, you’ll be pitted against a wide variety of dauntingly gorgeous challengers as you try to claim victory as quickly as possible. Play cards that sequentially to the ones on the table, or if you don’t have any to use, you’ll automatically have more dealt to you. Be the first to get rid of all your cards, and you win! Pretty Girls Speed may be quick and intuitive, but it’s also a challenge that requires both skill and a little luck! Try your hand at two different game modes, each with increasing difficulty. In Battle Mode, you’ll select a character to play against and try to be first to win two out of three rounds. But be careful! With each opponent that you defeat, your next will be even stronger.

QUByte Classics: Jim Power: The Lost Dimension by PIKO (QUByte Interactive, 2nd Jun, $9.99) - QUByte Classics: Jim Power: The Lost Dimension by PIKO is a classic action-adventure platformer that brings the special agent Jim Power, to save our planet from the supernatural alien, Vaprak. His forces are too strong, a direct attack would not be effective and that’s why Jim Power has to slip through the defenses and attempt to stop this threat. It’s up to the player to reach Vaprak’s fortress and send him back from where he came. Upgrade your weapons, jump carefully through the platforms, eliminate the enemies and reach the peak of your skills to save the planet from the never knew evil.

Repentant (Restless Corp, 2nd Jun, $9.99) - Repentant is a dramatic point & click adventure game with hand-painted art. Experienced criminal Oliver begins to suffer from strong remorse after the terrible deeds of which his family has suffered. Unsuccessful attempts to restore relations with his ex-wife further worsen his condition and alcohol dependence.

Rolling Car Deluxe Edition (RedDeerGames, 26th May, $8.99) - Drive your car on the looping conveyor belt where tight platforming awaits you. Use your ride's built-in rocket jump and turbo to nimbly overcome traps. Remember, speed isn't always the best option - some situations will require patience! Rolling Car features 30 exciting levels of increasing difficulty that will put your skills to the test! Dangerous saws, spikes, rockers or multi-level constructions requiring daring jumps - all in precisely designed riddle levels.

Secrets of Magic 3: Happy Halloween (GAME NACIONAL, 4th Jun, $9.99) - Match your way through this fun and phantasmal adventure game, overcome tough obstacles, use power ups to help you win gold to buy amazing Halloween decoration items and unlock new items as you progress in your game. Are you up for this spooky challenge?

Souldiers (Dear Villagers, 2nd Jun, $19.99) - While out fighting for the glory of their kingdom, you and your fellow soldiers are whisked away to Terragaya, a mystical land on the fringes of the afterlife. Your task is to locate the Guardian and move on to the next world. The hitch? You and your compatriots never actually died. Battle your way to the heart of the mystery: Outwit cunning enemies, solve nefarious puzzles, upgrade your character, and explore every corner of a dazzling, intricate 16-bit world. Souldiers is a handcrafted retro epic for the ages.

Soundboard: Buttons with Instant Sounds (Cooking & Publishing, 26th May, $3.99) - Do you like sound effects? Soundboard: Buttons with Instant Sounds offers you all the soundboard effects you can imagine. Share the most recognizable sounds with your friends at the touch of a button. Humor can never be missing in this sound effects game. Very funny sounds for all your friends to enjoy with you. Make jokes, give scares and finish a sentence in the most original way. Share laughs with your friends using the most amazing, shocking and funny sound effects!

Spacewing War (eastasiasoft, 8th Jun, $6.99) - Invaders from the Planet Mavros have descended on Earth to claim it as their new home, and it’s up to you to stop them! Spacewing War is a side-scrolling shoot’em up inspired by handheld genre classics. Presented in 4-tone pixel art style, this action-packed space adventure blends light-hearted sci-fi storytelling and deceptively simple mechanics with the depth of weapon-juggling and tons of secrets to discover. Spacewing War features a wide variety of unique shot types, from simple blasters to boomerang projectiles, giving you the tools needed to tackle puzzling stage obstacles and massive bosses.

Surface Rush (JanduSoft, 2nd Jun, $4.99) - Surface Rush is an arcade, skill based game, where you must throw Pumpum and make him bounce through the ocean bottom. Keep an eye on the oxygen bar and keep moving towards the goal.

TEN (Ratalaika Games, 3rd Jun, $4.99) - TEN is a challenging platformer in which you face a relentless gauntlet of ten-second deathtrap rooms in a desperate struggle to escape your fate and uncover the truth! Collect tokens, purchase upgrades and learn how to overcome each floor’s onslaught of saw blades, cannon fire, lasers, bizarre monsters and more. Every room is a test. Every death is a lesson. Evolve and master every obstacle as you die, try, die and try again. Conquer various environments and triumph over escalating threats, challenges, and deadly bosses as you make your way to the surface - and to your freedom.

The Fly Plane: Flight Simulator (Cooking & Publishing, 27th May, $3.99) - Become a real pilot by completing all the levels! You will find all the rewards in a total of 5 scenarios. Don't forget that time flies! Hurry up to complete the levels, the longer you take the more fuel you will consume and the more you will be able to reach the hidden collectibles. In this game you will have all the control, steer the plane in 360 degrees in all directions. Avoid colliding with the elements around you or you won't be able to finish your trip.

TOKOYO: Tower of Perpetuity (PLAYISM, 2nd Jun, $11.99) - Fight your way through a constantly changing tower to solidify your eternal legacy! You find yourself trapped in a mysterious tower – one that transforms its very structure every 24 hours. The legacy of your epic struggle shall be carved into the hearts of those who challenge you like an epitaph. Surpass countless poor fallen souls and make your way to the heretofore unseen top. Journey to the top and unravel the mystery hidden within the tower!

Wonder Boy Collection (ININ Games, 3rd Jun, $29.99) - A carefully curated collection of essential Wonder Boy releases - featuring four SEGA masterworks from the golden era of platformers. This quartet of acclaimed games brings something for everyone with their blend of classic platforming and action-RPG gameplay. Whether you’re a series fan or a newcomer looking to experience a gaming legend, Wonder Boy Collection brings the perfect Wonder Boy package! Bringing together four of the very best Wonder Boy games - from the original 1986 arcade version to 1994’s Monster World IV - this remarkable collection gives you a chance to experience one of the most influential series from gaming’s past. Through the 1980s and 1990s the Wonder Boy games built up a huge following with their dazzling blend of energetic platforming and action-RPG elements. Unlike other titans from the platform genre, however, the Wonder Boy games have seen very limited release in the West on modern gaming hardware. Until now! - Read our Wonder Boy Collection review

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