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
Mario Strikers: Battle League Football (Nintendo, 10th Jun, £49.99 / €59.99) - Anything goes on this pitch! The latest game in the Mario Strikers series is coming to Nintendo Switch! Prepare for Strike, a five-on-five sport like football that’s way heavy on offence. Aim for goals by dribbling and passing to teammates, as well as using tackles, items and crushing special shots. If you spot an orb on the pitch, grab it and charge it up while your opponents are distracted to unleash Hyper Strike, a special shot that can earn you two goals in one! - Read our Mario Strikers: Battle League Football review
Switch eShop - New Releases
Ampersat (CheckMate Publishing, 10th Jun, £8.99 / €9.99) - Ampersat is a shooty, slashy, RPG-y game mixing old-school/retro and modern sensibilities. This is a handcrafted adventure with much appeal to fans of Roguelites. A labor of love from a solo developer, Ampersat distills some favorite childhood gaming experiences into a fresh, fun hybrid that sees you killing a lot of monsters, finding a lot of loot, freeing captured letters (um, what? ) and growing from a world-weary warrior mage into a powerful smashing/blasting machine!
Delivery From the Pain (indienova, 9th Jun, £7.99 / €8.96) - In 201x, an anti-cancer research institute announced the discovery of the key to eternal life. In response to this breakthrough, Faith Energy Company concocted a vaccine-driven startup, the “Human X Plan. ” However, the vaccine failed, with disastrous results: All infected humans were turned into zombies. The area where you live has been severely affected. To survive, and uncover the conspiracy surrounding the Human X Plan, you begin your journey. During your travels, you will meet the poor, beautiful mother and her daughter in the police station, the doctor at Smith Hospital, the cunning liar, the developmentally and physically disabled man, the jealous beauty, and the twin brothers with distinct personalities. Do you want to see them all survive to the end? At what cost? What secrets will you uncover in the abandoned tapes, newspapers, magazines and files that you find along your way? Will you gain the wisdom AND discover the password necessary to escape?
even if TEMPEST (Voltage, 9th Jun, £40.99 / €47.99) - In a world where witch trials and witch hunts are commonplace, a tragedy occurs. Bolstered by the power to rewind time via death, the heroine Anastasia throws herself to the flames to save those she loves. . . and to achieve sweet revenge. ■ Story Though born the daughter of a marquess, Anastasia suffers physical and spiritual violence at the hands of her stepmother day in and day out. The joy she had found at suffering's end is also ultimately robbed from her by someone she trusts. As she burns at the stake, Anastasia obtains the grotesque ""Fatal Rewind"" ability. "This time, I will transform into the ideal version of myself. " With this oath branded in her heart, Anastasia begins her life anew. But this resolve will only lead to further misfortune. The curtain rises on the Carnival, and this witch trial shall herald the end. ■ System Two modes of gameplay move the story forward.
Legend of Arcadieu Bundle (Gamuzumi, 9th Jun, £6.39 / €6.39) - The Legend of Arcadieu takes place in a mystical kingdom inside a video game. The story begins when you accidentally enter the game and become the great legendary hero. Now you need to find your way back home. With the help of a cute mage and a beautiful warrior, you must battle a horde of attractive monsters to reach your destiny. Explore a magical world filled with beautiful girls galore, silly RPG satire, and multiple romance options to choose from. The bundle features both games, The Legend of Arcadieu and The Legend of Arcadieu 2. Each game offers multiple endings each, based on the choices you make along the adventure.
Mini Gardens (Silesia Games, 9th Jun, £1.99 / €2.39) - Connect the hose to your garden sprinklers and watch your flowers instantly grow, revealing a beautiful scene.
My Lovely Wife (Neon Doctrine, 8th Jun, £13.49 / €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.
Mysteries Under Lake Ophelia (Baltoro Games, 10th Jun, £4.99 / €5.49) - A strange little place full of fish from all around the world. Nobody is quite sure why, and it seems like most people don't really care to find out. Go ahead, sink your lure and see what you can catch. Made by the creator of Fatum Betula, so you know you can expect something unexpected. Gameplay In Mysteries Under Lake Ophelia, you play as a young kid who decided to fish at the lake. You'll find yourself simply fishing the day away and trading them in for a yummy meal or some new gear. Over 30 Fish to catch Cooking mechanic Lures and rods to collect Full controller support Some other stuff
One Last Memory - Reimagined (EpiXR, 9th Jun, £9.99 / €9.99) - One Last Memory is an emotional story-driven 3rd person exploration game that heavily utilizes adventure game features. You play as an unknown man who re-discovers his own past and lost memories on his journey through the beautiful and diverse nature. On your way you will not only explore the intense and sad background story of the protagonist but also fight against his literally materialized fears. A great combination of a relaxing exploration and an exciting adventure game filled with joyful, sad and breathtaking moments awaits you.
Pro Gymnast Simulator (RedDeerGames, 10th Jun, £17.99 / €19.99) - Realistic controls Enjoy controling every important movement of your athlete. Do your best to replicate real-world gymnastics or find your own playstyle. This game gives you unlimited expressive freedom. Level editor The fun never stops. You can always polish your skills or create new maps in the level editor. Made by a real life Pro Gymnast The creator of this game has spent most of his life practicing acrobatics and gymnastics. All the intricacies of this game are based on his real life experience.
Sokocat - Combo (QUByte Interactive, 9th Jun, £2.69 / €2.99) - Sokocat – Combo, brings two games from the series, Sokocat Islands and Sokocat Dungeon, a puzzle game that requires the player to push stone blocks to the correct position to reach the end of the level. Sokocat Islands brings a tropical themed adventure; solve minimalist puzzles while listening to the sea and a relaxing soundtrack. Sokocat Dungeon, in the other hand, brings a mysterious adventure, Kitten Jone (the cat) now has to find artifacts in the dungeons of a castle. Enjoy the Islands, avoid the traps in the Dungeon and keep pushing the blocks to the right spot to succeed. Hope this cat has 9 lives. Game Features - Simple and intuitive gameplay; - 100 levels to complete; - Find treasures and unlock skills; - Gameplay variations; Developed by Moraes Games Studio and published by QUByte Interactive
Spacewing War (eastasiasoft, 8th Jun, £4.99 / €5.59) - 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. Further customize your experience with 40 color palettes, unlock campaigns as you progress and discover unexpected twists as the interstellar tale unfolds! Traverse star fields, cloudy skies, choppy tropical coastlines and more in the ultimate love letter to old-school handheld action games.
Square Keeper (JanduSoft, 9th Jun, £3.81 / €4.24) - Square Keeper is a game turn-based puzzle where each card gives the player the possibility to execute different actions, like a sword swing, shooting with a bow or simply walking. The protagonist is trapped in a dungeon with many rooms filled with different enemies and traps. To escape you have to be able to analyze your options correctly and defeat the enemies so that the room's gate opens. There's many rooms waiting to be discovered and solved. Play your cards well!
STAR WARS™: Knights of the Old Republic™ II: The Sith Lords (Aspyr, 8th Jun, £12.59 / €14) - 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… *A Standalone Sequel* Experience the follow-up to the acclaimed original RPG STAR WARS™: Knights of the Old Republic™ in this epic story set in the darkest days of the Old Republic. *Choose Your Destiny* Discover your past and make difficult choices that aren’t as clear-cut as “good or evil”. Each decision can have a significant impact on your story and your squad. - Read our STAR WARS™: Knights of the Old Republic™ II: The Sith Lords review
The Wizard and The Slug (Ratalaika Games, 10th Jun, £4.99 / €4.99) - A fugitive wizard meets a forest slug and a strange friendship is born. Together these adventurers traverse an oddball fantasy world, unraveling the mystery surrounding an ancient curse. Play as the fastest, most agile slug in video game history together with a spellcasting wizard companion. Jump, dash, and shoot your way through this action 2D platformer with a unique health system plus an assist mode for increased accessibility. A unique mix of fun and epic, this quirky and silly tale offers creative and fun platforming action gameplay.
Zeus Quest - The Rebirth of Earth (Crazysoft, 9th Jun, £8.99 / €9.99) - This is our latest 'Family Remaster (v3)' which has made the game perfect for all the family, adults and kids alike! Help Zeus save the planet in one heck of a crazy and hilarious family adventure. A classic point and click adventure game safe for kids. It combines Greek Mythology with Sci-Fi in a funny way! Fully animated @60FPS, vector graphics and a huge plot. You control Zeus (Boss of Olympus) who is a crazy character. He tries to fix a time machine to save the planet from explosion. Everything happens in a Greek mythology timeframe. The characters and dialogues are fantastically funny, and translated into 7 languages. There is English voice over in some cut scenes. We use Vector art, a unique cartoonish style. Zeus is summoned back to earth by an ancient security mechanism. The story starts with Zeus flying his spaceship and landing it in the bottom of the Santorini Ocean.
Switch eShop - Demos
DLC / Add-On Content
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!