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
Dusk Diver 2 (Reef Entertainment, 30th Aug, £44.99 / €49.99) - Enter Taiwan’s bustling district of Ximending, a destination for gourmands, music aficionados – and interdimensional beings intent on destroying this world! One year after saving humanity from dimensional destruction, Yumo and the Guardians of Kunlun take on new forces in a sequel packed with even more hack n slash gameplay. Switch control of four unique characters, get stat boosts from real-life restaurant meals, and tailor skills and Orb combos to suit your play style! Do you have what it takes to save humanity from these new forces of evil? - Read our Dusk Diver 2 review
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R (BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment , 2nd Sep, £44.99 / €49.99) - Well known for its charismatic heroes, striking art style, and unforgettable catch phrases (“Yare yare daze…”), another installment of JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is coming! JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R! • Stunning visuals authentic to Hirohiko Araki’s Style JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R captures the over-the-top art style that is vintage JoJo, allowing you to experience the JoJo universe with powerful imagery as if Hirohiko Araki's manga had come to life. Now you too can freely move the characters created by Hirohiko Araki with your own hands, and feel as if you’re inside the manga where graphics and text meet to invoke the characteristic “ゴゴゴゴゴ“. • 50 playable characters from all JoJo arcs Jonathan Joestar, Jotaro Kujo, DIO, Jolyne Cujoh, and other characters from JoJo's Bizarre Adventure gather across multiple generations!
LEGO® Brawls (LEGO System, 2nd Sep, £35.99 / €39.99) - Dream up the ultimate Minifigure brawlers and bash your way through all of your favorite LEGO® themes in the first team action brawler set in the LEGO universe. Play with friends at home or around the world and see how you stack up against the competition. BUILD THE ULTIMATE BRAWLER Design your ultimate LEGO Minifigure hero with unique style, strategy and personality. A cactus with an attitude? A scrappy janitor ninja who happens to have fighting chickens? A sledgehammer-swinging clown with a few scores to settle? Sure! Build the ultimate brawler and level them up with unlockable content! BATTLE THROUGH EPIC LEGO THEMES From the swashbuckling shores of Barracuda Bay, to the waterlogged caverns of Ninjago® Seabound, to a dusty wild west saloon and the mythical Monkie Kid jungle, all of your favorite LEGO themes are brawlable! Collect unlockable minifigs, power-ups, and emotes along the way. CROSS-PLAY WITH FRIENDS ACROSS PLATFORMS Team up and brawl 4v4, party with friends, or play a battle royale-style game mode where it’s “every-player-for-themself”. With multiple game modes, levels have unique challenges and win conditions. BATTLE AND BUILD YOUR WAY TO THE TOP OF GLOBAL LEADERBOARDS How tough are you? Battle to the top and track your rank against everyone else in the world! Do you have what it takes to be the best?
Made in Abyss: Binary Star Falling into Darkness (Spike Chunsoft US, 2nd Sep, £44.99 / €53.99) - Become a Cave Raider and explore the world of the Abyss! Two game modes to satisfy your delving desires: HELLO ABYSS Mode Follow the anime's story! DEEP IN ABYSS Mode Enjoy an original story!
Prinny Presents NIS Classics Volume 3: La Pucelle: Ragnarok / Rhapsody: A Musical Adventure (NIS America, 2nd Sep, £35.99 / €39.99) - Join up with your pal Prinny to experience NIS history with Prinny Presents NIS Classics Volume 3: La Pucelle: Ragnarok / Rhapsody: A Musical Adventure! For the first time in the West, you can experience La Pucelle: Ragnarok, now loaded with lots of extra content including new scenarios, new recruits, and DLC characters! It even has new voices, new music, and quick travel, dood! Then, explore the precursor to the Disgaea series with the strategy RPG Rhapsody: A Musical Adventure! Sharper graphics and image optimization bring this classic into the present. Experience NIS history with this awesome two-pack, dood! - Read our Prinny Presents NIS Classics Volume 3: La Pucelle: Ragnarok / Rhapsody: A Musical Adventure review
Switch eShop - New Releases
ANNO: Mutationem (Lightning Games, 1st Sep, £17.81 / €19.79) - Welcome to the neon-covered, 2D-meets-3D Cyberpunk world of ANNO: Mutationem. In this Action-Adventure game with RPG elements you become Ann: a highly-skilled combat-trained lone wolf on a personal mission in the giant Metropolis, full of sinister mega-corporations, mysterious fringe groups and creatures more bizarre than words can express. · Explore and discover This is a world full of surprises waiting for you to find out! While going thru the main story you can chat with a Cyborg corgi, take on a part-time bartender job, hunt down vicious criminals reveal the true face of a trending V-streamer! By exploring diverse locations such as neon Noctis Town, an off-shore cargo ship and huge underground structures, players are free to go as they please and act as they want. · Showing new perspective Unique 2D-to-3D gameplay, seamless switching between 2D Action n' Platforming and 3D Exploration to interact with the world and its inhabitants. - Read our ANNO: Mutationem review
Chenso Club (Aurora Punks, 1st Sep, £11.99 / €14.99) - The alien invaders are everywhere, attacking everything and everyone! And when they die, the life-force they leave behind is an ultra-incredible energy source! Is there any hope? Meet the Chenso Club: a growing group of fighters here to save the world. They’re using the aliens’ life-force to power up and beat them at their own game. Don’t let their adorable nature fool you - they will happily and brutally obliterate any threat that gets in their way. Our heroines want any excuse to use their newfound powers. It’s up to you to master their moves, increase their power and show the world the might of the Chenso Club. Master the girls’ moves, kick your reflexes into high gear, and battle your way through randomized stages to obliterate aliens. Play solo or indulge the Chenso girls’ competitive nature with couch co-op. Power up your heroine by sacrificing your health in shops and events.
Chess Brain: Dark Troops (QUByte Interactive, 1st Sep, £3.59 / €3.99) - Chess Brain: Dark Troops is a sequel of a simple chess puzzle game where you control the King who needs to get to a specific point, while avoiding opposing pieces that move every second to difficult your path. Some paths may be simple, but others will make you think about every second ahead drawing the correct path to not let the King get killed by the opposite pieces and the Red Soldier, that has a brain. The game has more than 30 puzzles and remember, only the correct way will take you to the destination point.
Demolish Derby Nitro-Battle Driving Car Games 2022 Deluxe Driver (INSTAMARKETINGANDGAME, 30th Aug, £9.99 / €9.99) - Are you looking for a game where you can have fun destroying your vehicle? Speed up and go crazy in the newest driving game with realistic physics, “Demolish Derby Nitro” ! While the majority of racing games are about speeding through levels and overtaking your opponents, this game is all about destroying your car! Get behind the wheel of one of the many available cars and make your way through the world ! Complete challenging stunts and tracks, while completely destroying and wrecking your car in the process! Experience realistic vehicle physics in a mobile game! Our engine carefully simulates every component of the vehicle in real time, resulting in realistic car crashes and damage! The world is big and full of different ways to turn your car into a pie! Ramps, walls, spikes and more!
Draw Rider Remake (17Studio, 1st Sep, £13.49 / €14.99) - In the game you will find a huge variety of levels, the passage of which will open various options for character customization. In the beginning, there will be nothing difficult, but as soon as the training finished, will be a real hardcore! If You tire of the standard tracks, you can always create your own level in a special editor, as well as playing on tracks created by other players. Lots of fun, incredible levels, crazy vehicles, all this Draw Rider!
Easy Red 2 (Corvostudio di Amadei Marco, 1st Sep, £6.99 / €7.99) - Easy Red 2 is the game for those who know just what they want from a World War 2 shooter: simulation in weapons and mechanics, historical accuracy in battles, and expansive maps leaving room for large-scale infantry and vehicle combat alike. Fronts of War: In Easy Red 2, you will be taken to both the European and Pacific fronts of the war. On the European front, you will be taken to the shores of Anzio, Italy- working your way towards the bombed peaks of Monte Cassino. You will also be taken to Kos- the Greek island invaded by the Germans in 1943. In the Pacific, you will go to Kwajalein- the Japanese-occupied island invaded by the United States Marine Corps in 1944. Simulation and Immersivity: That’s what we want for Easy Red 2. We want the player to feel a hint of the real emotions, thoughts, and sense of adrenaline rush of the battlefield. Around the player will be a fury of explosions, gunfire, devastation, orders, and yells from those around them.
Fairy Elements (KEMCO, 1st Sep, £12.14 / €13.49) - Yamato, a royal knight saves his kingdom with the power of a sword imbued with mysterious power, but is transported to a world 200 years in the future. He meets a strange creature and a mysterious girl there, only to be involved in a greater destiny awaiting at the end of his adventure. Use resources to create and fortify weapons and armor that not only are effective, but also change your party aspects in turn-based battles. The game features a special mode where you can battle, anywhere and any time, to obtain resources for fortifying. Many other elements include the cauldron system, which provides an easy way to increase a weapon's basic attack strength, and not to mention dungeons packed with incredibly strong enemies and more!
Gerda: A Flame in Winter (DONTNOD Entertainment, 1st Sep, £16.19 / €17.99) - When the snow stops falling, the small Danish village of Tinglev will no longer be the same. Walk the path of Gerda as her quiet life is turned upside-down during the World War 2 occupation of her home. Choose where to go, how to act, and who to trust in this intimate narrative RPG-lite experience inspired by real-life events. How far would you go to protect your loved ones? DISCOVER AN UNEXPECTED HEROINE In this poignant story-driven game, you play as Gerda, a nurse whose life changes on one fateful day in 1945. The tale unfolds not on the front line, but in the intimate setting of the small Danish village where she has lived her whole life. Armed only with her wits and knowledge of her people, Gerda must try to save her loved ones while staying true to herself. TAKE A STAND In times of war, every dilemma is challenging and every decision critical. Make your choices through a mix of exploration, dialogs, and management of your resources and relationships.
Golazo! 2 (Purple Tree, 1st Sep, £10.39 / €11.99) - Golazo 2 boldly recalls the glory days of the arcade soccer games, bringing back memories of cult classics we all know. Street mechanics and fields are added to this sequel to bring more depth to this game. Certainly a perfect game for people who are wary of football managers or complicated hard-core simulators. Just sit on the sofa and play! - 58 national teams - 10 international stadiums - 12 street teams - 6 Street fields - Street world tour - International Cup - World League - European Cup
Here Comes Niko! (Gears for Breakfast, 1st Sep, £18.89 / €20.99) - Tadpole Inc. is looking for employees. Are you ready to be their next professional friend? In Here Comes Niko! , the cosy 3D platformer for tired people, you’ll play as Niko traveling across scenic islands. Make new friends, catch fish, solve puzzles, snag bugs, and more! With Here Comes Niko! you're in for the most laid-back adventure of your life!
Krispain Hero:Roguelite Dungeon Shooter Fire Simulator Counter FPS World (Midnight Works, 29th Aug, £9.99 / €9.99) - What can go through a former warrior’s head upon seeing an incomprehensible portal in the middle of the road? It is to go through the portal, of course, to explore an alternative past, where the world is definitely not ruled by people. SURVIVE IN AN UNKNOWN PAST TIMELINE! ! ! At different levels, you will find different kinds of weapons you will face many challenging battles. Each location is teeming with monsters and deadly bosses looking to put an end to your life.
Mechapunk (Weakfish Studio, 2nd Sep, £7.19 / €7.99) - Mechapunk is 2D Action Adventure Platformer Game. Our main character embarks on an adventure, but what room! Robots have taken over the world! Embark on a grand adventure in this mechanized world! But fear not, our character is a professional at this!
Mini Kart Racing (Ultimate Games, 1st Sep, £2.69 / €2.99) - In 2 Game Mode! Arcade and Time! Cute Designed Levels! Race against AI (Bots)! Arcade Mode: Classic Racing Mode. Finish the race! Time Mode: Finish the race as soon as possible! how about breaking your own best record?
Murder on the Marine Express (Rainy Frog, 1st Sep, £4.49 / €4.99) - The St. Joachim Academy for elite girls booked the maiden voyage of the new Marine Express submarine train, which runs along the ocean floor from California all the way to the Japanese coast. The journey seems like the perfect opportunity to enjoy the beautiful underwater scenery, learn about marine biology and, ultimately, relax from regular school life. However, the idyllic travel turns into a nightmare when one of the teachers is found dead in his room. Who could have killed the most popular and beloved professor in the academy? Ranko Togawa, accompanied by her friend Astrid, takes it upon herself to investigate the events and clear the name of the main suspect. Of course, it won't be that simple. As the number of victims grows, the possibility of facing a serial killer becomes more real and panic slowly sets in.
Onsen Master (Whitethorn Digital, 1st Sep, £11.39 / €12.49) - Onsen Master is a hot spring customer management game where players have been charged with the task of revitalizing hot springs across the fantasy island Izajima. Create ingredients to match the various customer ailments, reconnect the communities that surround each onsen, and discover the supernatural world they’ve long since been disconnected from.
Ooblets (Glumberland, 1st Sep, £18.08 / €20.09) - New friends are plentiful in Ooblets! Spend your days renovating your farm, raising weird little pals, participating in dance-offs, designing your house, and helping the mayor save Badgetown! - Read our Ooblets review
Please, Touch The Artwork (Nakana.io, 3rd Sep, £5.39 / €5.99) - Play around with colours and lines, try to recreate paintings, solve riddles, unravel secret stories behind modern masterpieces, and hopefully get inspired and find meaning! Please, Touch The Artwork is a cosy puzzle game blending logical thinking and poetic storytelling. ▪ “For me it was a revelation” - Featured by Eurogamer & The Guardian in the Best Games of 2022 so far ▪ “A Jazzy Puzzler With Style” - TheGamer ▪ “Go ahead, touch the artwork” - Polygon Touch over 160 paintings (2 to 3 hours playtime) spread over three galleries, with their own narrative and gameplay: 1/ Explore the origin story of pure abstract art. Add colours and lines to a canvas to recreate paintings. The riddles get more and more challenging. 2/ Help Boogie & Woogie, 2 squares who just want to be together, by figuring out how obstacles influence their path in a complex growing society. 3/ Move to a big city and be overwhelmed with mixed emotions.
Project Snaqe (Cube Games, 1st Sep, £2 / €2) - The game has 3 different modes with progressive difficulty levels, in addition to the classic mode that remounts the traditional Snake gameplay. Project SNAQE promises a great experience for all types of gamers, from casual to hardcore. A simple game at first glance, Project SNAQE is charming and challenging and will put to the test your reflexes, reasoning and skills to find solutions.
Restless Soul (Graffiti Games, 1st Sep, £10.00 / €11.80) - The adventure of a lifeti—er, afterlifetime—awaits! Help a wayward soul return to the land of the living in this hauntingly humorous comedy adventure that pokes fun at life, death, video games, pop culture, and everything in between. Prevail in bullet-hell lite battles as you traverse through a greyscale world in search of the eight keys that open the Portal back to Life. But you’re not the only one who wants those keys…the evil Dr. Krull and his army will do whatever it takes to get them first, and it’s the Grim Reaper’s job to stop you from leaving. Battle enemies, solve puzzles, and laugh until you die (again? ), all while taking on side challenges and arcade-style minigames. Enlist the “help” of an apathetic ghost dog named Woof (yes, you can pet him). Do your best, because after all, it’s a matter of life and death! - Read our Restless Soul review
Rick Henderson (eastasiasoft, 31st Aug, £5.59 / €6.39) - Paying homage to arcade classics and wrapped in nostalgic 16-bit graphics, Rick Henderson is an endless horizontal-scrolling shoot’em up with unlimited replayability. Twitch your fingers through five enemy factions and their bosses, upgrade your ship and try to survive unpredictable space events. Rick Henderson features multiple difficulty modes to maximize accessibility, helpful tutorials to get you started and a deep scoring system with multipliers, grazing, ranks and perk bonuses. Choose a ship that suits your playstyle, equip 27 unique weapons, perform upgrades and test your skills against dozens of enemy types, all set to a blood-pumping synthwave soundtrack.
Robby's Adventure (DillyFrame, 30th Aug, £1.79 / €1.99) - Robby's Adventure is a side-scroller platformer game where you will guide a robot named Robby through numerous obstacles and challenges. Sometimes it will be too easy and sometimes very hard. Sometimes you will have to slow down and sometime run with all your legs. Robby came to us from another planet and managed to get a real friend. The boy liked to play with Robby very much but once the misfortune happened - Robby was broken. Boy's parents gave the toy for repair and then our adventure begins. The factory manager quickly realised the this was more than a toy and decided not to return the toy to the boy. He wanted to research Robby and use it for his own purposes. Robby decided to fix himself and return home. But it will be really hard. . .
Space Tanks (Pix Arts, 2nd Sep, £3.99 / €3.99) - Battle against multiple waves of enemy tanks that. . . IN SPACE! As a space tank commander, you make your way through countless squads of enemies in this masterpiece of the arcade shooter genre.
Super Sunny Island (2nd Sep, £4.99 / €4.99) - Super Sunny Island is a retro-style 2D platformer featuring summer-themed levels and a lovely penguin called "Sunny" who loves nature! One day Sunny, discovered a new island full of life and lush, green things! But at the same time, there are also some vile pirates looking to plunder the peaceful island. They are building a robot army! Through good luck, Sunny also brought a water gun, which will come pretty handy for both watering flowers and soaking pirates.
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection (Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc., 30th Aug, £34.99 / €39.99) - Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection assembles thirteen classic TMNT games by Konami in one incredible package. This collection provides a unique opportunity for gamers to experience these immensely popular and very influential games on Nintendo Switch™ and includes a fantastic set of new quality of life features: Added Online Play* for certain games and Local Couch Play Save Anytime and Rewind Eleven Japanese Regional Version Releases Button Mapping Unique Development Art & Sketches Historic TMNT Media Content The games are based on the characters and themes from on the 80's children's cartoon and comic book series, The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The game often takes place in a fictionalized New York city, in the sewers, inside futuristic enemy bases and even across time itself! Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection will be available on Nintendo Switch in 2022! - Read our Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Cowabunga Collection review
Tinykin (tinyBuild Games, 30th Aug, £21.59 / €24.99) - Milo arrives on Earth to find that he's way too small, everybody's gone and a day hasn't passed since 1991! Team up with the mysterious tinykin and use their unique powers to create ladders, bridges, explosions and a lot more! Find a way home through a sprawling ant-sized metropolis, and unravel Earth's biggest mystery! -Explore cities of ants, beetles and other insects built inside of a giant house -Meet characters everywhere you go and learn their stories and history -Catch over a hundred tinykin in each city, and use their special abilities to climb higher, break down doors and solve the city's problems! -Skateboard around on Milo's tiny soap-board! Jump, grind and hover around the house -Collect upgrades to improve Milo's bubble-pack, build out the Ardwin Museum and complete Ridmi's mysterious machine!
Troupe (GAME NACIONAL, 3rd Sep, £8.99 / €9.99) - Troupe is a 2D platform adventure game, and takes the classic formula in which the player controls a clown and tries to get out of a haunted castle. Conceived as an exploration-driven game, the player initially wandered around the castle alone, and later, gained a whole troupe of companions. In addition to just wanting to leave the castle, the player now aims to rescue his co-workers. Despite the inspiration in 2D platform games, the player is not limited to linear pathways or where to start the game, having complete freedom to decide which order to take and rescue his team, gaining new abilities as the game progresses. The game's art, music and plot are inspired by circus culture and medieval fantasy aesthetics. Come and discover the journey of this clown who is fated to battle this way to save his colleagues and in the process discover truths about himself.
United Assault - Normandy '44 (Polygon Art, 30th Aug, £8.99 / €9.99) - United Assault - Normandy '44 is an open world rogue lite FPS set in 1944's depiction of Normandy. You are a US army paratrooper dropped into enemy territory to prepare the D-Day. Your mission objectives vary form destroying Panzer IV tanks, Flak 88 cannons to obtaining secret documents or even liberate an entire town. After completing your objectives, exfiltrate and claim your rewards. Higher ranks will unlock new weapons and allow you to customize your start loadout.
Viki Spotter: Zoo (Ultimate Games, 31st Aug, £4.49 / €4.99) - The game is great for children of all ages. It has a lot of colourful pictures. Adults will be no less interesting to play it, because the search for differences-an excellent way to train your attentiveness. Some differences are quite difficult to find. But even if you encounter such a difficulty - you have a loyal assistant, a little girl Viki, who is sure to see what you suddenly missed. Spend time not only with pleasure, but also with benefit, training the skills and learning something new about the world around! A variety of pictures with animals will not let you get bored. - Nice puzzle game - Great game for children - Many awesome pictures
Wampir Dungeon (Weakfish Studio, 4th Sep, £0.89 / €0.99) - Wampir Dungeon is a Dungeon game with Diffrent Gameplay. Our main character is a Vampire. But it has to constantly absorb blood. Absorb their blood by killing the creatures in the dungeon and pass the level. If the character cannot absorb enough blood, he dies. You have to be a little quick. Levels in different colors. Soft and Fast Gameplay. Fast Combat Mechanic. Simplistic Graphics.
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!