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
Disney Dreamlight Valley (Gameloft, 6th Sep, from $29.99) - Welcome to Disney Dreamlight Valley! Once an idyllic land, Dreamlight Valley was a place where Disney and Pixar characters lived in harmony – until the Forgetting. Night Thorns grew across the land and severed the wonderful memories tied to this magical place. With nowhere else to go, the hopeless inhabitants of Dreamlight Valley retreated behind locked doors in the Dream Castle. Now it’s up to you to discover the stories of this world and bring the magic back to Dreamlight Valley! Show your love for Disney with exclusive outfits that celebrate the classic Disney Parks themes, along with beloved characters such as Mickey Mouse. Disney Dreamlight Valley is a hybrid between a life-sim and an adventure game rich with quests, exploration and engaging activities featuring Disney and Pixar friends, both old and new.
Ooblets (Glumberland, 1st Sep, $29.99) - Grow and train adorable little creatures called ooblets as you cultivate a new life in the blossoming community of Badgetown. Customize your character, befriend the locals, decorate your house, craft items, run your own shop and have epic dance battles! You can also dress up your ooblet pals, play minigames and explore a variety of locations across Oob, each with their own unique characters, quests, items and unique ooblets. - Read our Ooblets review
LEGO Brawls (Bandai Namco, 2nd Sep, $39.99) - Build your way to the top in this lighthearted, team action brawler where anything can happen. Dream up the ultimate Minifigure brawlers and bash your way through all 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.
Here Comes Niko! (Gears for Breakfast, 1st Sep, $24.99) - Tadpole Inc. is looking for employees. Are you ready to be their next professional friend? In Here Comes Niko!, the cozy 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!
JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R (BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment, 2nd Sep, $49.99) - All JOJOs unite! Fight for your destiny! Well known for its charismatic heroes, striking art style and unforgettable catchphrases (“Yare yare daze … ”), JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All-Star Battle R captures the over-the-top art style that is vintage JoJo. Experience the JoJo universe with powerful imagery inspired by Hirohiko Araki’s manga series, freely move the characters 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.”
Switch eShop - New Releases
2weistein – The Curse of the Red Dragon 3 – Ronger Pirates (Red Octopus, 1st Sep, $20.00) - An Airport for Aliens Currently Run by Dogs is a first-person open-world comedy adventure game with a very long name. You and your fiancée are the last two human beings left in the universe. Dogs run airports, along with the rest of society. Deal with alien logic, travel issues, and strange stock photo dogs as you attempt to stay in touch with the person you love, when you both live your lives on the go!
Alice’s Warped Wonderland:REcollection (Nightmare STUDIO, 25th Aug, $24.99) - An Airport for Aliens Currently Run by Dogs is a first-person open-world comedy adventure game with a very long name. You and your fiancée are the last two human beings left in the universe. Dogs run airports, along with the rest of society. Deal with alien logic, travel issues, and strange stock photo dogs as you attempt to stay in touch with the person you love, when you both live your lives on the go!
An Airport for Aliens Currently Run by Dogs (Strange Scaffold, 25th Aug, $19.99) - An Airport for Aliens Currently Run by Dogs is a first-person open-world comedy adventure game with a very long name. You and your fiancée are the last two human beings left in the universe. Dogs run airports, along with the rest of society. Deal with alien logic, travel issues, and strange stock photo dogs as you attempt to stay in touch with the person you love, when you both live your lives on the go!
ANNO: Mutationem (Lightning Games, 1st Sep, $24.99) - ANNO: Mutationem is an action-adventure game with RPG elements set in a cyberpunk world, featuring a unique mix of pixelated 2D & 3D graphic style with a rich, dark and bizarre plot. - Read our ANNO: Mutationem review
Arcade Archives METROCROSS (HAMSTER, 18th Aug, $7.99) - " METROCROSS " is an action game released by NAMCO (Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc.) in 1985. Avoid obstacles and slip zones, and make full use of skateboards and springboard to reach the goal in time.
Arcade Archives Super Volleyball (HAMSTER, 25th Aug, $7.99) - "Super Volleyball" is a sports game released by VIDEO SYSTEM in 1989 . It features techniques like delayed attacks and back attacks despite its simple controls, for high-level back-and-forth matches. A title that truly captures the fun of volleyball.
Beach Boys: You and Me (Cooking & Publishing, 25th Aug, $3.99) - Everyone agrees on the same thing. The most attractive thing in love is a sincere and respectful guy. So, in this game you will have to show your sincerity to make it clear that you are a seducer. If you lie or take too long, he will doubt you and you will not conquer his love.
Blossom’s Bloom Boutique (Cooking & Publishing, 25th Aug, $9.99) - Meet Blossom, a cheerful girl in her twenties who had always wanted to run her own flower store. Arriving for the summer in the small town where she grew up, Blossom used all her savings to start her new journey. Help Blossom to rebuild and grow her Bloom Boutique. Meet different characters who will be part of Blossom’s story, like the mysterious biker who used to ride his motorcycle in the area where Blossom is opening her boutique.
Chess Brain: Dark Troops (QUByte Interactive, 1st Sep, $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.
Circus Electrique (Saber Interactive, 6th Sep, $19.99) - Named for an alternate-history London’s most famous entertainment, Circus Electrique combines enthralling, story-driven RPG tactics and circus management with a steampunk twist. When everyday Londoners mysteriously turn into vicious killers, only Circus Electrique's talented performers can save the city. The “Greatest Campaign Mode on Earth'' places these talented individuals in tactical turn-based battles. Crazed Bobbies, British Sailors gone bad, aggressive Posh Girls, and other Victorian-era archetypes stand in their way. Circus Electrique’s innovative Devotion morale system affects characters’ performance not only in battles, but also for actual circus shows, dutifully managed between heroic jaunts through six sprawling districts.
City Wars: Tokyo Reign (Mojo Bones, 1st Sep, $12.99) - STRATEGY MEETS ACTION: a fresh take on a classic genre. Dynamic track-based battlefield where tactile mechanics meet turn-based card battling. FROM BEGINNER TO WINNER: rules can be learned in minutes, opening the doors for players of all ages and skill levels. Strong customisation and a complex meta provide long-term depth, making it much harder to master. ENDLESS CHOICE: design your own COMBAT CASE from over 140 CARDS (across 5 categories), 20 GUNS (with stat modifiers) and over 25 CHARMS (each with battle-altering perks). DISTRICT RUN: a deep Roguelike single-player mode where you’ll build a collection, make key decisions and battle across 5 procedurally generated Districts. Will you survive the elusive SHADOW DISTRICT and conquer the city?
Commandos 3 – HD Remaster (KalypsoMediaGroup, 30th Aug, $29.99) - Fall in, soldier! Commandos 3 – HD Remaster sends you to the relentless and unforgiving battlefields of Europe. Fight your way through the deadly trenches of Stalingrad, defeat the German enemy in the fanatical heart of the Third Reich in Berlin, and use your tactical know-how to survive the storming of Normandy on D-Day. In this revamped third instalment of the acclaimed real-time tactics series, lead a notorious special forces unit deep behind enemy lines during World War II. Help the Allies to victory in high definition, with improved controls and user interface.
Draw Rider Remake (17Studio, 1st Sep, $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, $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.
Fairy Elements (KEMCO, 1st Sep, $14.99) - 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 (DON'T NOD, 1st Sep, $19.99) - 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?
Golazo! 2 (Purple Tree, 1st Sep, $14.99) - 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!
Guns at Dawn Arena (1MBand, 23rd Aug, $3.99) - Nintendo Switch™ edition includes an exclusive gunslinger: The Duelist and 200 gold to customise your accessories and weapons! Guns at Dawn Arena is an action shooter multiplayer. Can you survive in deadly all-out gun battles and be the last gunslinger standing? Grab your weapon and don't miss the shot. Make each bullet count!
Hashiriya Drifter-Car Racing,Drift,Drag Online Multiplayer Simulator Games Driving Sim. (Midnight Works, 25th Aug, $19.99) - Hashiriya Drifter - from 80-90' Japan car culture. Hashiriya Drifter is the ultimate drift racing game that you always wanted to play! This immersive, epic car game also offers an update with the Nascar experience. There are dozens of cars you can choose from in this online racing game, and you need to burn rubber on the asphalt if you really want to win.
Hunting and Camping: in a singularity (Ronie Salgado, 25th Aug, $1.00) - A lifesavers during its usual morning shift takes a short nap. When he wakes everything looks strange. The universe is gone. So now it is time to hunt and camp in the no-universe where anything can happen.
Kaichu: The Kaiju Dating Sim (Top Hat Studios, 7th Sep, $9.99) - Kaichu is a dating sim about kaiju! You play the role of Gigachu, a gigantic romantic looking for love. Meet six other eligible kaiju and visit twenty-four famous landmarks where Gigachu will answer challenging compatibility questions to decide the fate of your relationship.
Kids: ZOO Puzzle (Baltoro Minis, 5th Sep, $4.99) -Kids: Zoo Puzzle offers unique fun and relaxing jigsaw puzzles! The game shows you cute pictures of exotic animals, which can be divided into different numbers of pieces to make your challenge easier or harder.
Krispain Hero:Roguelite Dungeon Shooter Fire Simulator Counter FPS World (Midnight Works, 29th Aug, $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.
Made in Abyss: Binary Star Falling into Darkness (Spike Chunsoft, 2nd Sep, $59.99) - 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!
Mechapunk (Weakfish Studio, 2nd Sep, $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, $2.99) - 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?
Mixolumia (MoonGlass, 25th Aug, $15.00) - Gleaming visuals and exquisite music respond and evolve as you play! Mixolumia brings you a fresh puzzle game experience! Fascinating visual effects, a variety of game modes, and customizable gameplay and styles to adjust the game as you like! Making blocks fall and slide to get the blocks clear, and maybe even combos? Bringing you a new experience, with a twist of puzzle game in a gem-shaped board. Each song comes with different harmonise sound effects. The synched SFX and BGM will grow as you play. Combos and more will evolve as you get higher scores! Pick which game mode fits your mood from the relaxing ones to the most intense ones!
Modern War: Tank Battle (TROOOZE, 25th Aug, $14.99) - Tank game to participate in the famous battle of Modern War! Win the battle and strengthen your own tank! Destroy enemies with friendly tanks! “Modern War: Tank Battle” allows you to participate in the battle by choosing the famous tanks of Modern War. Various tanks of the Forces can be selected and played, you can enjoy the fun of development and the joy of destruction by upgrading tanks to make them stronger.
Multi Race: Match The Car (BoomHits, 18th Aug, $9.99) - What should I use today? A tank, or maybe a monster truck? What’s it like outside? Oh, it’s the North Pole. Then a snowmobile will do just fine!
That’s basically what our game is all about. It may sound easy but, trust me… It’s not. It’s a matter of reflex and observation skills. So if you don’t want to fall off a cliff or get stuck with a boat on the surface of the moon, you’d better be fast and look closely. Dozens of worlds and cars are waiting to be discovered. So join the Multi Race, and show us how to match the right vehicle with a proper environment!
Murder on the Marine Express (Rainy Frog, 1st Sep, $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.
Nexomon + Nexomon: Extinction – Complete Collection (PQube, 26th Aug, $24.99) - What a catch! Return to classic monster catching games once again, as for the very first time, the original Nexomon and Nexomon: Extinction will be combined into one incredible package. Let the battles begin! Trap, tame, and train more Nexomon than ever before and assemble the ultimate team. With the help of the loyal friends, you’ve made along the way explore the NexoWorld and battle trainers, champions, and foes to once and for all save the world and become the hero of these two epic adventures.
Onsen Master (Whitethorn Game, 1st Sep, $14.99) - SPIRITED AWAY MEETS OVERCOOKED IN THIS NARRATIVE DRIVEN ROMP THROUGH THE FICTIONAL ISLAND OF IZAJIMA Revitalize various onsen across the fantasy island of Izajima! Create ingredients to match the various customer ailments, reconnect the communities that surround the onsen and discover the supernatural world that they've long since been disconnected from.
Overdriven Evolution (VGNY Soft, 2nd Sep, $14.99) - Overdriven Evolution takes you on a challenging journey through the Kruuthian empire with an ever-changing, expertly crafted universe full of action. Embark on an epic voyage to destroy huge bosses. Be ready for an action-packed experience by dodging thousands of bullets and complete quick puzzles with your powerful spaceship. Prepare for deadly challenges that require both good gear and mastery of controls. In each exciting run, you will face more enemies, more bullet patterns, and improved bosses, ensuring countless hours of thrilling gameplay. Enjoy new and improved stages, graphics, and 3D environments. The entire game can be played as a single-player or local co-op with up to 4 players. Join in on the adventure to defeat the Kruuthian Emperor.
Pillar Builder Puzzle (Megame, 25th Aug, $9.99) - Build the highest tower in the world and try to hold it! Just press and release to place the block on the ground. Stack each block in turn to build the tallest tower. Keep the center of mass of the entire building in such a position that the tower does not fall to the ground! Game Features: - Many interesting levels; - Addictive gameplay and incredibly high towers; - Simple and convenient management; - Colorful graphics and pleasant music;
Pipes Puzzle Casual Arcade (Megame, 18th Aug, $9.99) - The Evil Hacker launched a dangerous virus into your network! Now harmful monsters-viruses are trying to destroy the network. Solving the fascinating puzzles and do not let them go down to the bottom edge! Rotate the colored blocks to connect them in one chain. Try to hold the network under bonuses and monsters — bonuses will be activated, and monsters will get damage. But not all monsters can be destroyed the first time! Interesting levels and logic tasks will help you relax and rest.
Pixel Game Maker Series ClaM KNight (Gotcha Gotcha Games, 25th Aug, $5.99) - "ClaM KNight" is an easy-to-operate puzzle action game in which you control Marvin, bivalves shellfish, to wipe away all puddles of water while watching out for enemies who get in the way. Play through more than 50 puzzle stages!
Please, Touch The Artwork (Nakana.io, 3rd Sep, $7.99) - Play around with colors 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 cozy puzzle game blending logical thinking and poetic storytelling.
Project Snaqe (Cube Games, 1st Sep, $5.00) - 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, $14.99) - In RESTLESS SOUL, players take command of the latest soul to arrive in the afterlife, but who needs to take care of some unfinished business back in the land of the living. Using their ghostly reflexes to survive bullet-hell lite battles and intelligence to solve challenging puzzles, players must find a way to return to escape Death, the evil Dr. Krull, and an army of spirits. - Read our Restless Soul review
Robby’s Adventure (DillyFrame, 30th Aug, $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 sometimes 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 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.
Space Tanks (Pix Arts, 2nd Sep, $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 (LightUP, 2nd Sep, $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.
Temtem (Humble Games, 6th Sep, $44.99) - Temtem is a massively multiplayer creature-collection adventure. Seek adventure in the lovely Airborne Archipelago alongside your Temtem squad. Catch every Temtem, battle other tamers, customize your house, join a friend's adventure or explore the dynamic online world. Every kid dreams about becoming a Temtem tamer; exploring the six islands of the Airborne Archipelago, discovering new species, and making good friends along the way. Now it’s your turn to embark on an epic adventure and make those dreams come true. Catch new Temtem on Omninesia’s floating islands, battle other tamers on the sandy beaches of Deniz or trade with your friends in Tucma’s ash-covered fields. Defeat the ever-annoying Clan Belsoto and end its plot to rule over the Archipelago, beat all eight Dojo Leaders, and become the ultimate Temtem tamer!
The Viking’s Games: Madness Fight (Cooking & Publishing, 25th Aug, $4.89) - Enjoy this game with friends! Invite them to a game and prove who will be the king of The Viking's Games: Madness Fight.
Troupe (GAME NACIONAL, 3rd Sep, $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.
United Assault – Normandy ’44 (Polygon Art, 30th Aug, $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: Sports (Ultimate Games, 21st Aug, $4.99) - This game is great for developing your mindfulness skills. Here you have to take a good look at the pictures offered to you and find out how they differ among themselves. Whether you are an adult or a child - this may not be so easy at all, some differences are very difficult to locate for the first time. In this part of the game you have to go straight to the gym.
Viki Spotter: Undersea (Ultimate Games, 26th Aug, $3.49) - Do you have the courage to dive deep into the bottom of the dark, mysterious sea? Making such decision is not so simple, because the sea holds many mysteries, deep beneath the water column. Our brave little friend Viki, for the umpteenth time, has taken up the challenge and, without hesitation, decided to go on an adventure into the watery abyss. Will you follow her or stay on the safety of the shores?
Wampir Dungeon (Weakfish Studio, 4th Sep, $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.
So that's your lot for this week's North American Nintendo Download. Go on, be a sport and drop a vote in the poll above, and comment below with your hot picks!