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
Endling - Extinction is Forever (HandyGames, 19th Jul, £24.99 / €29.99) - Will a mother fox, the last of its kind, be able to save its three little cubs? Experience what life would be like in a world ravaged by mankind through the eyes of the last fox on Earth in this eco-conscious adventure. Discover the destructive force of the human race, as it, day after day, corrupts, pollutes and exploits the most precious and valuable resources of the natural environments. Explore Endling's 3D side-scrolling world and defend your cubs, three tiny and defenseless fur balls, feed them, watch them grow level after level, notice their unique personalities and fears, and most importantly, help them survive. Use the cover of night to stealthily guide your litter towards a safer place. Spend the day resting in an improvised shelter and plan your next movement carefully since it could be the last for you and your pups.
Gloom and Doom (Viridian Software, 6th Feb, £26.99) - Gloom and Doom is a visual novel throwback to 90s slacker movies with a supernatural twist. A depressed wraith is trying to earn his way back into heaven by hunting demons. After killing demons for 500 years, his final mark is a girl who believes she will cause the end of the world. However, even his formidable powers are unable to kill her, and they go on a quest to find death and peace for her. Featuring a cast of moody characters and a 90s superhero comicbook style, your choices will lead you to one of seven endings. Will you save the girl or save the world?
LIVE A LIVE (Nintendo, 22nd Jul, £39.99 / €49.99) - This storied RPG by director Takashi Tokita, known for his work on CHRONO TRIGGER and FINAL FANTASY IV, has been revitalized in the stunning HD-2D visual style and is releasing outside of Japan for the first time. Each story is set to a rearranged version of the original soundtrack overseen by KINGDOM HEARTS series and FINAL FANTASY XV composer, Yoko Shimomura. Many heroic stories unfold across time periods in this RPG classic Begin the tale with seven different stories featuring diverse protagonists, time periods, and gameplay styles. Experience them in any order you choose—the adventure is yours to control. In The Wild West, a wanderer with a bounty on his head fights for his life. In the Twilight of Edo Japan, a shinobi undertakes a secret mission. Unravel a legend that crosses eras and reveal how these unlikely heroes are connected. Maximize characters’ distinct abilities and mechanics to fit your strategy Craft weapons and armor for survival, hide from foes using Ninja abilities, and harness supernatural powers to save the day. Each character has a distinct set of abilities and mechanics that change the gameplay as you fight through each era. Strategically employ these character-specific abilities to excel in strategic, RPG combat.
Severed Steel (Digerati, 21st Jul, £20.24 / €22.49) - Severed Steel is a single-player FPS featuring a fluid stunt system, destructible voxel environments, loads of bullet time, and a unique one-armed protagonist. It's you, your trigger finger, and a steel-toed boot against a superstructure full of bad guys. Chain together wall runs, dives, flips, and slides to take every last enemy down.
Switch eShop - New Releases
Aery - Vikings (EpiXR, 21st Jul, £9.99 / €9.99) - Make your journey through a wonderful, exciting, and breathtaking world and enjoy the feeling of flying on your search for Valhalla. Follow an interesting storyline through a peaceful and fantastical world to rescue the Vikings from their destiny. Convince the Norse gods that you are worth their blessing and show your incredible maneuvering skills. This story-driven game is non-violent so that you can enjoy the intuitive and relaxing gameplay in 13 giant different stages that are waiting to be explored.
Am I Kind Hearted? (CyberStep, 21st Jul, £15.99 / €17.85) - “Am I kind-hearted? ” is the tale of 3 heroines, Ayano, Saya, and Yuko, as they wear their bodies and hearts out with strange men in order to save the protagonist, who has been diagnosed with a deadly disease… It was supposed to be…only for his treatment… This bishoujo game released in 2018 from the brand, “Noir Soft”, has been remade for the CS Novel Club platform so that it can be enjoyed by people around the world. ◆Introduction Overdosing on energy drinks can lead to strange diseases. . . and even death. It’ll be okay. Let us take care of it… Don't worry about it. Come on… Holding on to hope is the toughest part! With a single-minded desire to help the protagonist, the girls take a painful and forbidden path. ◆Synopsis Kyosuke Kosaka is diagnosed with a strange disease as a result of overdosing on energy drinks in order to play a game.
Animal Rivals: Up In The Air (Console Labs, 22nd Jul, £10.49 / €11.99) - Animal Rivals: Up In The Air is a racing game with ridiculous graphics. The game will let you dive into racing courses set in the air. Invite your friends and get together into the addictive quadratic animals world! CUSTOMIZATION Over 100 parts available to customize your airplane. Every part has it`s own statistics, but no worries, you can fly with your gorgeous plane and turn off stats. CHARACTERS 9 cute animals to play with. Every one of them has its own unique weapon to use on a race track. SPLITSCREEN Get your best friend and show him who is the boss. You can play up to 2 players on one device! GAME MODES The game consists of 5 game modes: Standard race – be the very first to the finish line! Demolition mode – fly over an arena to destroy all enemies with available weapons! Elimination race – the last player on the track is eliminated while a timer ends! Capture the flag – hold the flag for the most time to win!
Best Sniper: Shooting Hunter (T-Bull, 22nd Jul, £7.99 / €8.99) - The war started! Dinosaurs came back… and bloodthirsty zombies are even more dangerous! It's about time to find yourself in a new, post-apocalyptic action! The wasteland full of destroyed buildings and dino's nests - it's what the modern battlefield looks like. Be careful and aim the rifle, demanding opponents are waiting for you!
Bright Memory: Infinite Gold Edition (PLAYISM, 21st Jul, £16.74 / €19.99) - Bright Memory: Infinite is an epic fusion of the FPS and action genres brought to you by indie developer FYQD-Studio. Combine a range of skills and abilities to unleash dazzling combos on your enemies. Story: In the year 2036, a strange phenomenon for which scientists can find no explanation has occurred in the skies around the world. The Supernatural Science Research Organization (SRO) has sent agents out to various regions to investigate this phenomenon. It is soon discovered that these strange occurrences are connected to an archaic mystery - an as-of-yet unknown history of two worlds, about to come to light. . . Gameplay: Bright Memory: Infinite combines the FPS and action genres to deliver a high-octane experience. Mix and match available skills and abilities to unleash magnificient combos on your enemies. Your trusted sword allows you to slash through crowds of enemies and even repel their gunfire. - Read our Bright Memory: Infinite Gold Edition review
BUNNY MUST DIE! CHELSEA AND THE 7 DEVILS. (Mediascape, 21st Jul, £8.38 / €9.79) - The year is 1999X. After a curse causes Bunny to grow cat ears when a purrmodynamic power plant explodes, she is led by a chubby and divine messenger into the Cave of Devils so that she can remove the hex. However, a mad bull appears out of nowhere, killing the messenger after stabbing him 24 times! An improved version of the dungeon-crawling action game 'Bunny Must Die! Chelsea and the 7 Devils' is now coming to the Nintendo Switch. March through the Cave of Devils together with Bunny, her five weapons, and her ability to manipulate time however she pleases!
Capcom Arcade 2nd Stadium (CAPCOM, 22nd Jul) - Capcom is taking you back to the stadium with another collection of your favorite classic hits! Come see what's changed, and what's completely new, in Capcom Arcade 2nd Stadium! Just Like the Good Old Days From 3D-rendered arcade cabinets to scanline filters, there's everything you need to recreate that arcade atmosphere. Fully customizable display settings let you craft your own personal experience and truly relive the glory days of arcade gaming. Brand New Ways to Play With gameplay rewind, speed adjustment, and the ability to save and load your game at any time, your old favorites will feel new all over again! Every game has online leaderboard rankings, so you can see where you stack up against players all over the world! Capcom Arcade 2nd Stadium, where retro appeal meets cutting-edge features for a fresh take on Capcom's classics! Play hard. Dominate the scoreboards. Track your progress across each game, including play count, times cleared, and personal high scores! - Read our Capcom Arcade 2nd Stadium review
Coromon (Freedom Games, 21st Jul, £17.99 / €19.99) - Tame Coromon and explore a vast world filled with thrilling turn-based battles, brain-twisting puzzles, and a mysterious threat to the world awaiting defeat. Nobody said being a Battle Researcher was easy! The sun begins to dawn on Velua, a new day for the world and a new day for you, a freshly minted Battle Researcher of the global research society known as Lux Solis. It’s your first day and everything goes smoothly until a mysterious force attacks your latest workplace. Build up a squad of Coromon, track down the invaders, and grapple with a rising threat that endangers everyone on Velua! Tactical Turn-Based Battles Coromon is all about taming the eponymous wildlife and challenging the rest of the world: other wildlife, trainers, or titanic bosses! Build a team from more than 100 charming creatures, defined by their elements, traits, and skills. Catch, train then set them loose on your rivals!
Cow Rush: Water Adventure (T-Bull, 22nd Jul, £4.49 / €4.99) - Take control of the sea cow in this fast-paced aquatic adventure! Get ready for a dash of adrenaline! Survive as long as you can and dodge the treacherous obstacles. Have a blast trying to avoid many different sea creatures. There are jellyfishes, sea turtles, seahorses, sea stars, and angry sharks in the water! Remember, don't touch their sharp teeth. Sharks can be hungry! Master your skills to dash around the dangerous seafloor and dodge to go as far as you can in this endless short session game. Best features: Enjoy endless swimming adventureDodge jellyfishes, seahorses, sea stars, angry sharks, and moreBeat your records and become the bestSharpen your skills and reflex Cow Rush is a reflex-based casual game. The cow you're controlling is used to a peaceful life on a farm, not to the dangerous depths of the ocean. Dash fast or sink hard. You'll find many dumb ways to die on the bottom of the sea.
Dungeon Slime Collection (Ratalaika Games, 22nd Jul, £4.99 / €4.99) - While walking in the forest, our slime fell into a slippery dungeon! Can you help him get out only by sliding to the dungeon’s walls? Dungeon Slime Collection is a bundle of two games, Dungeon Slime: Puzzle’s Adventure and Dungeon Slime 2: Puzzle in the Dark Forest. Dungeon Slime: Puzzle’s Adventure is a challenging 2d puzzle game featuring Billy the Slime. Every time you hit the walls, you splatter and change shape. Dodge sharp spines, go through narrow gaps and solve complicated logic and skill-based puzzles to find a way out of this dungeon. In Dungeon Slime 2: Puzzle in the Dark Forest, you return as Billy the slime. You have to change your shape by hitting the walls to get through the challenges. There are several levels to play with increasing difficulty and additional obstacles.
Fallen Angel (V Publishing, 19th Jul, £14.99 / €14.99) - Fallen Angel is a high-speed action RPG set in a weird and vivid version of the afterlife. As Lucifer, the original rebel with a cause, you'll wield powerful angelic, and demonic weapons and abilities in your quest to reap vengeance on the family that cast you out. A Beatdown Of Biblical Proportions An absent God has led the Archangels, His mightiest servants, to lay claim to Creation. Bring the pain to your arrogant siblings. Hunt them down across all Creation, beat their armies to a pulp, and confront them in the depths of their domains. Each encounter will have its own mechanics that force you to adjust your strategies. Foes In High Places Each Archangel bends their piece of Heaven to their will and shapes it accordingly. Lush valleys and caves give way to neon nightclubs that compete with crumbling ruins and cyber tech temples, and much beyond. The only thing that stays the same is the pride of their rulers.
Farm Manager 2022 (Ultimate Games, 21st Jul, £13.49 / €10.49) - Get ready for a logistic challenge in the next part of the best-selling series, which has been sold in over 120,000 copies! In Farm Manager 2022, as a farm manager, you have to ensure the right level of harvest, employee satisfaction, animal health, equipment efficiency and proper crop processing. You can buy new plots and use materials from abandoned buildings to expand your farm. Thanks to the new, more intuitive interface, employee management is even simpler. In Farm Manager 2022 you will find even more plant species to grow. Now also organic ones! Grow celery, carrots, currants, gooseberries, onions and more. Observe plant growth. The new mechanics allow automatic field management using available employees and machines. Enjoy a variety of machines that you can use when working in the field. Buy and sell them on the stock market. Look for bargains among used machines. In Farm Manager 2022 you will find bees, sheep, goats, chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese and cows.
Hazel Sky (Another Indie Studio, 31st Mar, £24.99 / €24.99) - Hazel Sky is a heartfelt adventure about a young engineer facing his destiny and his desires. Fix ramshackle flying machines and jump, climb, swing, and slide through a beautiful, mysterious world.
Hover Racer (Pix Arts, 22nd Jul, £4.99 / €4.99) - Take control of your Hovercrafts in this fantastic arcade racing game, based on real physics. * Drive and blast your way through a variety of space and city highways. * Chase elite vehicles and go on diamond quests. * Get new Hovercrafts and upgrade their performance using your diamonds. * Collect weapons and use them to slow down AI vehicles * Dodge and weave through traffic at breakneck speeds! Are your reflexes fast enough? * Cause chain collisions and watch the hovercrafts fly away! * Experiment with physics-based hovering, crashing and destruction. * Earn huge rewards by piloting your hovercraft with dexterity!
Inertia: Redux (Loneminded, 22nd Jul, £3.39 / €3.79) - Inertia: Redux is a first-person action platformer with free-run inspired movement mechanics. Through use of the fluid movement set within the game and the dynamic level elements, players have the simple aim of getting from point A to point B.
Japanese Escape Games The Hotel of Tricks (Regista, 21st Jul, £3.74 / €4.49) - The 4th "Japanese Escape Games" series! ! Game system This game is an escape-the-room game (mystery-adventure game). *Point the screen with a cursor to solve riddles, and this game goes on. Story It was just a curiosity to bring me to The hotel. There are some mysterious rumors about the ruin of the hotel. Some say that its light's up, but surely nobody is there. Some say that they see a man who has a Fish-face. I didn't take that serious and came in the ruin out of a curiosity, but as soon as I stepped in the entrance, I suddenly got so dizzy, and. . . Now I find myself trapped in the hotel. Should escape from the window? . . . No, it won't be broken. I've got a bad feeling about this. Better to escape from here as soon as possible. . .
Motorcycle Driving Simulator-Dirt & Parking 2022 Racing Games Ultimate 4x4 City Offroad Kart (INSTAMARKETINGANDGAME, 18th Jul, £17.99 / €19.99) - Motorcycle Driving Simulator-Dirt & Parking 2022 Racing Games Ultimate 4x4 City Offroad Kart ARIOUS MODES There are many modes you can chose from. Be the first rider reaching the finish lines or reach finish line before time runs out. Shift your engine into extreme driving and eliminate the other behind rider. You can even drive whatever motorcycle you like to race and jump into the free mode, where you can complete missions and claim your rewards. You can also drift on the street for bonus. Various modes make this racing 3d a fun game. SHOW YOUR STYLE As you play these driving games, you will receive plenty of rewards including coins. You can use coins to make the cool motorbikes yours. Expand your collections and appreciate them from all angles. Upgrade your motorcycle for extreme driving or for handling. You can even make a drift and cross through the traffic.
River City Saga: Three Kingdoms (ARC SYSTEM WORKS, 21st Jul, £24.99 / €29.99) - Kunio, the beloved hot-blooded renegade, is back to wreak havoc in the world of the Three Kingdoms! The characters take on the roles of famous generals for a game packed with wild action. The story covers all the way from the Yellow Turban Rebellion to the Battle of Red Cliffs through 6 dense chapters. This is a great chance to learn the basics of the Romance of the Three Kingdoms! Get ready for a whole new and exciting Three Kingdoms experience, with Kunio as the lead! ■ Simple controls let you overwhelm the battlefield! Take down enemies with flashy moves! Unleash powerful special attacks with the press of a button! Save up SP to wipe a crowd of enemies out with an ultimate attack! ■ Master a variety of Tactics the Romance of the Three Kingdoms are known for! When you think of the Three Kingdoms period, you think of the various military tactics used. Master the 10 Tactics available to attack the enemy, generate items, and more, and get yourself out of a tough spot!
Seduction: A Monk's Fate (eastasiasoft, 20th Jul, £5.59 / €6.39) - Side-scrolling action and classic adventure storytelling come together in a horror-themed tale about a monk who must enter a dark and surreal realm to uncover the truth of his monastery. What mysteries lie hidden, and can those he respects truly be trusted? Take control of this young man as he explores and converses, questions everything he knows and defies the advice of his elders. Solve puzzles, search for clues and escape great danger as you navigate beautiful and gruesome hand-crafted environments. Temptation lies around every turn. You will need to learn to refuse and never give into seduction. Only then can you hope to save a young woman’s soul from being sacrificed for a great summoning, a forbidden ritual that bloodies the history of the place you know as home.
Solitaire Collection (SUCCESS, 21st Jul, £6.5 / €7) - Variety Solitaire 3in1 included classic Klondike, Freecell and variant Eight-off. 1000 levels included in each game! -Klondike 1000! The well known classic Solitaire. Building four complete columns of spades, clubs, diamond and hearts running from A up to K on home cells. -Freecell 1000! Building columns with using free cells. -Eight-off 1000! Building columns in different rule of classic Freecell.
Wally and the FANTASTIC PREDATORS (Cool As Heck Games, 21st Jul, £13 / €14.99) - Your best friend wants to cheer you up, so he tries his best to make a dungeon for you to explore. Explore his wholesome, weird-as-heck, scrappy rogue-lite oozing with charm and humor for 1-2 Players. Sick Features: Daily Run Twists: Once per day you can compete globally to get the highest score. Every day a new twist will be introduced to shaken up the formula. -Local CO-OP -10 Dungeons -150+ different Upgrades/Curses/Weapons/Quests/Daily Twists. With so many stack able passives interacting with each other it'll take years to see every combination. -Hugging Simulator -5 Modes -Branching paths, get as greedy as much as you want, do you want to trade all your max health and become a glass cannon? Why the heck not! -True Ending (It's a mystery to us all)
DLC / Add-On Content
- Capcom Arcade 2nd Stadium
- Concordia: Digital Edition
- Doodle God: Evolution
- GROOVE COASTER WAI WAI PARTY!!!!
- Hidden Through Time
- Kissed by the Baddest Bidder
- TOUHOU Spell Bubble
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!