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
Beasties (JUST FOR GAMES, 1st Jul, £12.49 / €14.99) - The Beasties live in complete harmony and symbiosis with humans. But this harmony gets cracked after the disappearance of a Beastiemaster. The guild of Beastiemasters sends you to an isolated village to find out what happened to the master. Will you find the master and restore the old balance? This game offers you: - Strategical match-3 brawling - Many monsters with a unique design - A fulsome solo campaign - Large area for free-form exploration - Colorful and hand painted world - Monster taming and training - A relaxing atmosphere
Birushana: Rising Flower of Genpei (Reef Entertainment, 1st Jul, £40.49 / €44.99) - Torn between warring factions and a desire for a peaceful life, can Shanao forge her own path - and find someone worthy of her journey in this visual novel? Fifteen years after the Heiji Rebellion, the Heike clan has reached the height of its power, while the Genji clan remains devastated by defeat. Hidden deep within the mountains of Kurama lives Shanao, the youngest surviving male heir to the Genji name. However, Shanao harbors a deep secret known by very few. The youngest heir to the Genji name is no man. Her adventure leads her to find new cherished relationships, as well as something deeper than the feud between the rivaling clans.
My Universe - Green Adventure : Farmers Friends (Microids, 30th Jun, £34.99 / €39.99) - Prepare your dungarees and wellington boots! You've just inherited an old family farm and it's high time you gave it a new lease of life. Vegetables, fruit, flowers, it's up to you to find the best way to grow your crops in line with nature. Watch your farm grow as you have fun! Care for your animals and make sure they're in good health so that they provide you with the very best organic produce.
Rabbids: Party of Legends (Ubisoft, 30th Jun, £34.99 / €39.99) - Embark on a legendary journey with the Rabbids in this hilarious party game! Join them on an incredible quest, filled with hilarious moments and colorful characters. Gather up with friends and family and enjoy a multitude of ridiculously fun mini-games in the most epic Rabbids' party yet. - Jump into multiplayer mayhem with up to 4 players locally. - Team up and face off across 50 fun mini-games - Build a custom playlist of your favorite mini-games - Anyone can get in on the action with customizable difficulty levels and intuitive controls - Discover a legendary story, filled with colorful characters, across 4 chapters. - Plus, Nintendo Switch players can enjoy smooth and precise motion controls to immerse themselves in the party!
Switch eShop - New Releases
Almost My Floor (Sometimes You, 1st Jul, £7.19 / €7.99) - Almost My Floor - point & click detective in a frightening atmosphere of sinister nightmares. Each step may end up fatal. Solve the mystery of the house #9 residents or go crazy. Labyrinth of endless floors will not let go of their victim without a fight. For Alex, this is the story of a long journey home. All that dwells inside exists between fiction and reality. It is time to face the monsters, meet the other house residents and determine their fate. But the most important thing is to escape the depths of terror… and try to remain sane afterwards. For Detective Adam Trust, unraveling secrets is the life's work. He's not keen on giving up, so he will learn everything there is to learn about house #9. Although this time, the price of his ambition may end up too high.
Black Wolf (eastasiasoft, 30th Jun, £2.28 / €2.49) - Take the role of the titular Black Wolf as you run, jump, dash and wall slide through side-scrolling stages collecting bones and trying to survive! Arrow signs will guide you and provide hints to navigating the tricky terrain, while red flags serve as checkpoints along the way. If the Black Wolf falls, you’ll instantly be transported to the last flag, giving you a second chance at survival. Overcome single-screen challenges one at a time, then advance to test your platforming skills in the next area. A tough but rewarding action platforming adventure awaits! Will you answer the call of the wild?
CAN ANDROIDS SURVIVE (Apriori Digital, 28th Jun, £8.59 / €9.59) - Becoming a walking, 2-ton supply line in a new shortform sandbox mech FPS from the writer of Can Androids Pray. In Can Androids Survive, you are a battlefield courier, sent to an active warzone on the Moon to deliver supplies to Starbound Alliance bases--even if it costs your life in the process. Battle a draining fuel gauge, hordes of mechanized hazards, and a treacherous lunar surface to unravel the nature of your existence. Jettison fuel through your exhaust ports to escape stellar float mines and launch your chassis across craters. End the war itself--by destroying the field. In 2143, a rogue AI commandeers the defense satellites surrounding a dead Earth, and blows up the Moon. This is how you do it.
CORPSE FACTORY (RIVER CROW, 30th Jun, £14.39 / €15.29) - CORPSE FACTORY is a psychological thriller visual novel, with full English voice acting performed by an all-star cast. Become part of the story and influence the ending of this spine-chilling tale. Immerse yourself in the darkness with an atmospheric original soundtrack, with a vocal performance by Emi Evans and music composed by Alec Shea. DISCLAIMER This game contains scenes of violence, as well as depictions of mental health conditions such as severe anxiety and depression. It also deals with themes of suicide. STORY //TOKYO, IN THE NEAR FUTURE: Whispers and rumors are spreading through the city like wildfire. Murmurings of a bizarre website have started to pique the interest of more than a few people—people willing to take extreme risks in order to fulfill their darkest desires. Corpse Girl's Website supposedly allows users to request the death of someone they know. All that is required is a photo of the proposed victim.
DARK MINUTE: Kira's Adventure (Feardemic, 30th Jun, £7.99 / €8.99) - Step out of the shadow and set out on a dimly lit adventure with Kira in the pitch-black platformer, Dark Minute. Jump, dash, avoid spikes and run through the level to collect 3 energy cells and open the exit. You must be quick though - after 60 seconds the light goes out. Explore the dungeon of over 100 shadowy levels, navigate through underwater mazes, and piece together the alternative history of humanity in this dark tale with beautiful retro pixel-art graphics. Discover the forgotten secret hidden in the underworld, and, whatever you do, don’t let the light go out. ▪ Explore over 100 large, dimly-lit levels, including dungeons and underwater mazes. ▪ Find 3 energy cells to open the exit and make it to the end in 60 seconds, before the light goes out. ▪ Enjoy beautiful, retro-stylized pixel-art graphics. ▪ Delve deep and discover lost secrets of humanity, darker than any part of your journey. ▪ Don’t be afraid of the dark.
Dino Tales (Kuato Studios, 30th Jun, £9.99 / €11.09) - The multi-award winning Dinosaur kids app, Dino Tales, is now on Nintendo Switch. Dino Tales takes you on a journey to a vivid, prehistoric world full of fun activities and places to explore. Take a ride on River Rapids, brave the Scary Cave, witness an erupting volcano and dig for fossils. This game is perfect for primary/elementary school kids to play while levelling up their imagination and Dinosaur knowledge. GAME FEATURES: Hatch and customise 7 baby dinosaurs to play with Explore a world rich in imagination filled with caves, forests, rivers and a volcanoEnjoy the numerous activities from digging for fossils to lava slides, musical boneyard, boulder bowling and moreUse the Berry Blaster to make your dinos stand out from the rest! Ask Darwin, the talking pterosaur, all your questions about dinosaurs, fossils, and other prehistoric topics Fill a Storybook with your own adventure Tales, to be personalised and read with your friends and family.
Fillit (11Sheep, 30th Jun, £5.34 / €5.94) - Over 90 Single Player Levels Increasingly challenging levels and crazy evil new enemies will come at you from all directions. Couch Multiplayer Madness Destroy your friends in lightning-fast matches of up to four players! Remember, it’s just a game, so don’t hold a grudge! Team Up Happiness is to be shared. Beat your enemies together with a friend, in over 40 Local Co-Op challenging levels. Power-Ups Make the Difference Be the terror of the fight with nasty power-ups that will make everyone run for their lives.
Gamedec (Untold Tales, 1st Jul, £26.99 / €29.99) - Gamedec is a single-player cyberpunk isometric RPG. You are a game detective, who solves crimes inside virtual worlds. Use your wits to gather info from your witnesses and suspects, getting to the bottom of deceptive schemes. The game continually adapts to your decisions and never judges. Gamedec is a single-player non-combat cyberpunk isometric RPG. You are a game detective, who solves crimes inside virtual worlds. Use your wits to gather info from your witnesses and suspects, get to the bottom of deceptive schemes, save lives, and investigate the extraordinary relationships between virtual worlds and their inhabitants. The game continually adapts to your choices and never judges – You are the sum of your choices. Welcome to Warsaw City of the XXII century. The Tech of the future is so advanced that the term "real" is relative and "life" and "death" have many meanings.
Gliding Square (Weakfish Studio, 30th Jun, £2.37 / €2.65) - Gliding Square is a 2. 5D Casual Game, Collect All Points and Pass Levels by Gliding, But Every Some Levels Have Protectors and We Must Not Hit Them! Glide Momentum and Collect Points, It'll Be Hard to Get Used to! But With Enough Acceleration, You Can Glide Very Well! There are 40 Unique Levels in the Game! Even if it looks simple! Not at all. You can be sure of that!
Ground Divers! (ARC SYSTEM WORKS, 30th Jun, £11.65 / €14.99) - Featuring mech designs by Shigeto Koyama, character designs by Kakeru Kakemaru, and a theme song by Hironobu Kageyama! Enjoy engaging strategy in a charming game world! Plough your way through 7 stages with great replayability, and dig up the unexplored secrets of rare matter! ■A Mining Journey Full of Danger and Thrills! Guide Tsuruhashi in his quest to unearth the rare matter slumbering in the depths. There are enemies all over the place, so make sure to create pit stops for yourself in strategic locations along the way! ■Roguelike Meets Strategy From making the most out of pit stops along the paths you dig, to crafting power-ups for Tsuruhashi with materials you pick up, find your own strategy to conquer the ever-changing stages each time you play! ■Wield Support Power to the Fullest! Connecting the cables along the tunnels you dig creates an energy source to power-up Tsuruhashi!
Hillbilly Doomsday (Sometimes You, 29th Jun, £4.49 / €4.99) - Once upon a time when entire planet was in great danger, an unknown enemy turned almost everyone into zombies. Chaos ensued. The rest of the people are trying to survive. It seems that everything has come to an end… But among the frightened people there is a hero who ready to save humanity and eradicate the cause of disasters. A hero from small village called Rottenwill - Uncle Billy. He will pass through swamps, caves, dead lands, deep pits and tall buildings until he finds the source of disaster. And then he will eliminate it. You play the role of this brave man and go on a difficult journey to save humanity.
Hourglass (Secret Item Games, 30th Jun, £11.24 / €12.49) - In Hourglass you can create a time-clone of yourself to solve challenging puzzles. You will play as Aywa, a young adventurer who is traveling to Egypt to find her missing father - an archeologist, who never returned from his latest expedition.
Itadaki Smash (SelectaVision, 23rd Jul, £10.16 / €11.99) - Katsu is the owner of the best restaurant in the city, however the Tengogo is determined to end his business and for this he throws a curse on all the food transforming it into terrible demons. Only Katsu and his friends can stop them. - Various game modes. - Crazyand colourful cartoon-style graphics withoriental inspiration. - Classic gameplayenhanced with new mechanics. - Classic arcade style soundtrack. - 16 unique phases.
JETBOY & the Randomizer of DOOM (GameOverDog, 1st Jul, £4.79 / €5.29) - Story Mode - help Dave get away from it all with a vacation to the infamous Doom Nebula Randomizer Arcade Mode - selectable console themes, with randomizer planets, baddies, bosses, weapons, powerups & difficulty. . . means every play is unique. Baddies & Bosses - space worms, crazy jumping eyes, spinning things, weird things, space things, killer sheep and ridable chickens. Weapons - laser guns, rocket launchers, grenades, and more. . PowerUps - slow down, smart bomb, shield and more. . Vehicles - ride the ghoists of defeated bosses. . secret Console Themes - GB Mononboy, Speccy, C64bin, Mega GenDrive, SNOS, and more. . . Other Features - 10 track metal soundtrack, designed at 256x144 pixels like the old days.
Little Noah: Scion of Paradise (Cygames, 28th Jun, £12.99 / €14.99) - Create unique teams and combos from 40+ recruitable allies in this casual but compelling game! Port Manacloud—a nation that owes its power and prosperity to its alchemists. Noah, an alchemical prodigy, is journeying across the skies in her airship when she discovers mysterious floating ruins. As she draws closer to investigate, a cat leaps on board. The cat accuses Noah of being a tomb raider and unleashes a storm that sends her vessel crashing down. In need of parts to repair her ship and driven by curiosity, Noah enters the ruins. . . A Casual Roguelite Action Game Explore dungeons that shift with each playthrough and sweep through foes along the way. Use recruitable allies, "Lilliputs," and items you've collected to defeat the ruin bosses. If you get knocked out during your adventure, never fear—you can use the items you've earned to power up Noah and come back stronger than ever!
MYSPERYENCE Story 1: The Curious Case of the Headless Magnate (CharacterBank, 30th Jun, £13.49 / €14.99) - MYSPERYENCE is a portmanteau that combines the words MYSTERY and EXPERIENCE. ◆Find the murderer by reliving the crime scene! Players dive into the crime scene to "relive" one of the five suspects and gather crucial information, like what the suspects were doing at the crime scene and what conversations they were having. If the players can uncover the murderer by working together, they will solve the case. Conversely, the player who takes the role of the murderer can win if they can evade justice…. Please enjoy the world of MYSPERENCE where truth and lies are mixed. Please be aware of the following: The play time is approximately 90 minutes. This game has a voice chat function with players from other platforms, so we recommend using headphones with a microphone. Underage players must obtain permission from their parents or guardians before playing the game, as MYSPERENCE will allow them to talk to other players.
NinCat (GAME NACIONAL, 2nd Jul, £8.99 / €9.99) - Help the Ninja Cat go through the countless different Japanese villages, quickly perform the most awesome jumps, unlock new skills and complete all the 50 levels of this wonderful game.
Parasite Pack (Ratalaika Games, 1st Jul, £5.99 / €6.99) - Flea! is a challenging 2D platformer with an intriguing back story. Play as Henry the Hyperactive Flea who just can’t stop jumping! Meet weird characters and discover secrets while exploring 80 levels of brutally difficult yet nostalgic 8-bit mayhem. Tapeworm Disco Puzzle is a grid-based puzzle game where you play as a tapeworm; the local nightclub owner. Guide the tapeworm to avoid enemies and obstacles in 100 levels of retro-inspired challenging fun.
Portal: Companion Collection - Including Portal and Portal 2, the Companion Collection comes to Nintendo Switch with all the groundbreaking gameplay, dark humor, and exploration that earned the series hundreds of awards. In Portal, you’ll use a highly experimental portal device to solve physical puzzles and challenges. Maneuver objects--and yourself--through space to puzzle your way through the mysterious Aperture Science Laboratories. Return to Aperture Laboratories in Portal 2 where you’ll once again face off with the lethally inventive, power-mad A.I. named GLaDOS. Meet an expanded cast of characters as you think your way through dangerous, never-before-seen areas of the laboratories and a wider variety of portal puzzles. Plus Portal 2 also includes a co-operative game mode with local, split-screen and online multiplayer so you and a friend can think with portals. - Read our Portal: Companion Collection review
Rainbow Laser Disco Dungeon (Thalamus Digital, 1st Jul, £9.99 / €12) - It is the year 2084. Earth is ruled by evil robots from another dimension. All music has been outlawed. Dancing is strictly forbidden. Still, in the underground, the beat goes on. Earth's greatest musicologist, Dr. Dysco, has made a discovery: although they have proven themselves immune to all conventional weapons, music can be used to destroy the robots! Dysco begins constructing a musical arsenal to wipe out the robot invaders, but on the verge of completing the ultimate weapon known as the Rainbow Laser, Dysco vanishes! Can you find the Rainbow Laser? Can you survive the Dungeon and save Dysco? With every laser blast and explosion synchronised to the rhythm of the music, you'll be mixing a unique musical experience as you dual-wield your way through the dungeon!
Real Car Driving Simulator & Parking 2022 Games (INSTAMARKETINGANDGAME, 28th Jun, £8.99 / €9.99) - Are you obsessed with driving and collecting high-end cars? The latest and the best driving simulator will make you feel like a real driver sitting behind the wheel Get to drive fast and luxurious cars from all around the world! Improve your driving skills and abilities by putting yourself to the test. Complete fun challenges to prove your worth! New maps are waiting to be explored, you would get the different environments around you! The streets are yours to drive on! If you are looking for a realistic driving simulator where you can drive a variety of cars on big open world maps, this game is just for you! Join the world of Real Car Driving Simulator & Parking 2022 Games by downloading the game right now!
Red White Yellow Cruising (Takahiro Miyazawa, 30th Jun, £9.89 / €11) - - A puzzle game in which blocks are erased in the order of red, white, and yellow! - Collaboration with popular music creator Syunsuke! This is a falling puzzle in which six blocks of three different colors are lined up and erased. The blocks can only be erased in order. Blocks of indelible colors can be aligned first to form a chain. BGM is played while the block disappears and until the next block disappears. In the meantime, you can keep the BGM playing by aligning the next block and continuing to erase it. Advanced users can even play a full song. All songs are in collaboration with popular music creator Syunsuke! Passionate and lyrical songs enhance the comfort of combos.
Salaryman Shi (Cliax Games, 31st Dec, £3.59 / €3.99) - Traverse colorful environments, battle strange animals and master the power of your suitcases to. . . get to work on time? Salaryman Shi is a 2D platformer where you play as salaryman Takeshi Shi as you hurry to catch the bus to the office! Fifteen challenging levels stand between you and a paycheck, but fear not, as you have your trusty suitcases on your side. - A dozen levels with unique visuals, songs, gimmicks and enemies - Complete mission objectives which let you tackle levels in cool new ways - Beat the best times in Time Attack and win a place in the leaderboards - Try a much harder reworked adventure in Hard Mode - Competitive multiplayer where you race your friend to win the game first
Sine the Game (Lonely Vertex, 30th Jun, £2.49 / €2.99) - Control a sine wave and avoid obstacles in more than 40 levels. Sine is a competitive arcade game with unique mechanics and compelling visuals. You control a sine wave, avoiding obstacles, racing to the finish, and collecting orbs scattered throughout levels ranging from simple to painfully difficult. The intuitive one-finger controls are easy to learn, but hard to master. Each level has three goals. In order to get 100% completion, you'll need to: - Complete the levels - Beat them within strict time limits - Collect every orb
Squish (PM Studios, 28th Jun, £10.70 / €11.94) - A spoopy, squishy, and fast-paced party game where you and up to three gooey friends rave it up in an underground crypt as it collapses down on you. You must push blocks, dodge, and jump to survive the rave and squish your opponents. Last Skelegoo standing takes it all! Show Your Friends You’re the Best Raver - Whether you’re looking to squish other players directly or trying to survive until the end while partying on the sides, there are many ways to rave it up. - Partying is easy, but surviving a collapsing underground rave is hard! - Squish is easy to learn, but hard to master! There are only a few controls to pick up before you can push blocks and dodge threats that come your way. - Mastering the controls and knowing exactly how to manipulate the terrain to survive, however, is another story.
Taco Tom 2 (Penguin Pop Games, 29th Jun, £5.39 / €5.99) - Taco Tom is about to break up with his girlfriend Sally after a disappointing day at the amusement park, but then she mysteriously dies! Distraught but single, Tom finds interest in a squid named Sapphire. Will Tom and Sapphire start dating? Will he find out what really happened to Sally? The only way he can answer these questions is by making tacos. Tom might learn some unexpected answers about himself as well.
The Legacy: Prisoner (FIVE-BN STUDIO, 30th Jun, £6.29 / €6.99) - The search for a lost artifact takes you to another world! Take an exciting journey in the realm of an ancient civilization. "Legacy: Prisoner" is a HO adventure game, with a huge number of exciting mini-games and puzzles, which will take you right into a maelstrom of fantastic events in a distant world! When Diana, a young employee at the Museum of Natural History, notices a guard carrying away a rare Mayan bust, she rushes after him without thinking twice. But the pursuit takes an unexpected turn. Diana finds herself in another world, and not for the first time. . . And the way back is closed to her! Learn who will help Diana to face the numerous challenges awaiting her. Accompany them in their journey to the very end! In order to rescue a prisoner from an ancient temple and return home, Diana will have to complete a wide range of dangerous tasks, search temples and dungeons, conduct ancient rituals, and make some unusual friends who can help her.
The Legend of Bum-Bo (Nicalis, 29th Jun, £17.99 / €19.99) - When Bum-bo’s only coin is stolen by a mysterious entity and pulled down into the sewer, Bum-bo finds himself facing droves of deranged enemies, lost children, his fears and eventually the beast that stole his beloved coin. The Legend of Bum-bo is a puzzle-based “deckbuilding roguelike. ” Players collect hoards of items that can be modified, upgraded and combined with others in many interesting ways. Play as one of many Bum-bo, each with its own unique abilities, as they smash, bash and splash their way through a variety of cardboard monstrosities, giant bosses and dark personal urges. . . . . . oh, and it’s also the prequel to The Binding of Isaac!
Viki Spotter: Around The World (Ultimate Games, 29th Jun, £4.49 / €4.99) - This puzzle game will make you sweat! After all, you have to be very careful to not miss any differences that have the pictures in front of you. You can get acquainted with a lot of the world's landmarks and a fascinating journey along with the curious girl Viki Spotter, who decided to explore them.
DLC / Add-On Content
- Hatsune Miku Connecting Puzzle TAMAGOTORI
- Jigsaw Masterpieces
- MONSTER HUNTER RISE
- Prison Architect: Nintendo Switch Edition
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!