Image: Devolver Digital

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

Romancing SaGa -Minstrel Song- Remastered (Square Enix, 1st Dec, $24.99) - In this stunning remastered edition of the classic Romancing SaGa -Minstrel Song- RPG, experience upgraded HD graphics and gameplay enhancements, along with the Glimmer and Combo mechanics that were considered to be the epitome of the series when it first released. The free scenario system remains at the core of the game, letting you select one of eight protagonists with completely different origins and backstories before setting off on a unique journey. Romancing SaGa -Minstrel Song- Remastered is available to play today!

Inscryption (Devolver Digital, 1st Dec, TBA) - Plunge into an inky black card-based odyssey that blends the deckbuilding roguelike genres, escape-room style puzzles and psychological horror into a blood-laced smoothie. Darker still are the secrets inscrybed upon the cards. Unlock the secrets lurking behind the walls of Leshy’s cabin and embark on an unexpected and deeply disturbing odyssey. Inscryption launches on Nintendo Switch today.

Switch eShop - New Releases

Arcade Archives GALAXIAN (HAMSTER, 24th Nov, $7.99) - "GALAXIAN" is a shooting game released by NAMCO (Bandai Namco Entertainment Inc. ) in 1979. You control a GALAXIP and shoot aliens that approach you in eerie curves. Aliens during the assault double your score, and the flagship (GALBOSS) can be shot at in turn, starting with the escort (RED ALIEN), for a higher score. Deftly dodge enemy aliens and destroy the large formation.

Astronite (JanduSoft, 30th Nov, $14.99) - Take control of the brave explorer Astronite in this 1bit Metroidvania and explore a huge map with different zones full of hidden secrets. Fight many different enemies, explore platforming areas and defeat big bosses that will stand in your way. Your goal is clear: eliminate the invasive species from your home planet. - Read our Astronite review

Bot Gaiden (eastasiasoft, 7th Dec, $14.99) - Not for the faint of heart, Bot Gaiden is all action, execution and speed! Ninja robots Robyu and Bytron race to recover the power skulls that have been stolen by each of Giorqio's 6 Hench-bots. Slicing everything in their path, they must reach their destination quickly. The Hench-bots grow stronger with time and exposure to the skulls. The faster you go, the easier the fight! However, going faster means putting yourself in harm's way and trying to figure out the most efficient path through each stage.

Car Puzzle for Toddlers and Kids (winterworks, 23rd Nov, $7.99) - This puzzle game is extremely easy to use and was tailored with great care to be played by children of all ages. It contains various difficulty-settings for entertaining a wide range of age-groups. Balloons and Bubbles can be popped at the end of each puzzle, adding extra fun to the game. This game makes use of the touch screen functionality only. So the menu and every scene can be played with touch controls only.

Cyborg Invasion Shooter 3: Savior Of The World (Nerd Games, 3rd Dec, $9.99) - On each map, the player's mission is to find the teleportation portal that will take him to the next level. Arrows assist the player by telling him where to go. This game has a level release system, so the player needs to start from the first scenario. The levels are diversified in various themes such as mountains, subways, Antarctica, caves, etc. After finishing the last level the player is teleported to the game's main menu. On the maps, we also find soldiers with shields, which are more powerful. In each level, we have 2 or 3 checkpoints, where you can respawn when you die. The player has 4 types of weapons, in addition to attacks like kicks. The player can also get ammo and health.

Donut Dodo (Flynns Arcade, 1st Dec, $4.99) - Ready to top the high score table? Tough as nails and no continues, do you have what it takes? Donut Dodo is a light-hearted arcade game, reminiscent of the beloved classics from the early 80's that we still cherish to this very day. You play as Baker Billy Burns, who has to run, jump, and climb to outwit Donut Dodo and his bunch of clueless minions. Your goal is to collect all donuts in each level, in the best possible time! Will you top the high score table today? Come and join the fun! It's 1983, only better!

Elevator Action -Returns- S-Tribute (City Connection, 30th Nov, $14.99) - Elevator Action Returns was originally released as a 2D side-scrolling shooter game by Taito in 1995. This game is a reproduction of the home console version released by Bing in 1997. Select one of three special forces members—Kart Bradfield, Edie Burret, or Jad the Taff—then start the game. Grab data from all the red doors, then escape the stage. When every stage has been cleared, players will also be able to play the first game in the series, Elevator Action (single-player only).#

Fire All Humans (SPACEFARER GAMES, 24th Nov, $5.99) - Fire All Humans is a physics-based puzzle game in which you need to fire humans through elaborate levels, open doors, splat the other humans and jump your way through to get to the Doomsday Source! Send humans flying and use strategy and teamwork (Yes, they look like paperdollies or weird gingerbread men - No humans were hurt in the development of this game) get through all 24 levels and master this challenging and addictive game. We also expect some laughs along the way!

Goonya Monster (MUTAN, 4th Dec, $19.99) - Tera Terada, who has created illustrations for numerous PV and MV, was chosen to design the characters! Characters with a unique charm that attracts people's hearts and minds are brought to life by the gorgeous voice actors! And Characters fill the screen with their full range of activities! Players are divided into three "busters" and one "monster" to fight! Busters work together with other players and Monsters, must win by overwhelming force!

GRISAIA PHANTOM TRIGGER 07 (PROTOTYPE, 1st Dec, $24.99) - Several years after Yuuji Kazami and his friends fought for their lives in a fierce battle, a new generation of heroines gather at Mihama Academy, which has been reinstated as a 'specialist training school'. Taking place in the same world as The Fruit of Grisaia, new characters bring an exciting fresh take in Volume 7 of this brand-new series! Before the conclusion of the series in the next episode, every motive and story will intertwine!

How to Fool a Liar King Remastered (Ratalaika Games, 25th Nov, $14.99) - The story begins after the ending of "How to Take Off Your Mask. " Regina, our heroine, magically appears in the kingdom of Eroolia. She has no idea how she ended up in Eroolia, and here, she meets Juli and his companions, whom she ends up joining on their journey to Laarz, a country of cat people. Will she find out how to get back home? Or will she fall in love before that happens? Is Regina's presence in Eroolia an accident or is there a purpose behind it? Can she trust Juli who seems to be full of secrets?

Intrepid Izzy (Ratalaika Games, 2nd Dec, $10.99) - Intrepid Izzy is a genre-defying 2D game with a unique HD art style. Seamlessly blending platforming with beat-'em-up and adventure elements, the game features a striking art style inspired by retro game graphics, with crisp, detailed sprites with smooth animations. You’ll explore huge levels, each with its own theme and mechanics. Get different costumes for Izzy and take advantage of the special powers they grant!

Japanese Escape Games The Room Without Doors (Regista, 1st Dec, $9.99) - The 14th 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 I was out for a walk near my house. I spotted a cat I haven't seen around here before. I was chasing it when suddenly I had a strong urge to sleep. I woke up in a room I didn't recognize. I was locked in a room I didn't recognize.

JellyCar Worlds (Walaber, 1st Dec, $7.99) - Jelly Car? The JELLY-EST Car! The classic driving/platforming game is back! After over 10 years, finally a new modern JellyCar game is here! Tactile Soft-Body Physics Gameplay Your car is made of Jelly. So is the world! Utilise this and your various abilities (Grow, Balloon, Sticky Tires, Rocket, and more) to navigate the levels and find the exit! Imaginative and Playful Design Journey through multiple worlds, each with its own theme and gameplay mechanics.

Jigsaw Art: 100+ Famous Masterpieces (Mindscape, 24th Nov, $14.99) - Puzzlers who have a passion for art can finally get their fill. With Jigsaw Art, you can puzzle with the most beautiful works of art in existence. From Da Vinci and Van Gogh to Botticelli and Hokusai. Choose from different categories, such as classic Masterpieces, Abstract, Watercolor and Contemporary art. Be inspired by beautiful works of art while racking your brain to solve the most challenging puzzles.

Kukoos: Lost Pets (Modus Games, 6th Dec, $29.99) - On a planet covered in water, a fun and adventurous species known as the Kukoos live on the only island that is home to the Kukoo tree. After an experiment in which the Kukoos attempt to make their pets more obedient goes haywire, it is up to the Kukoos to find their newly aggressive and unruly pets and regain control, restoring harmony to the once peaceful Kukoo tree. Travel through secret worlds within the massive Kukoo tree to find your friends and end the pet rebellion! This charming 3D platformer takes you across the vast and colorful Kukoo universe, where you'll take charge of an array of pets and use their individual abilities to battle against unique bosses, find hidden collectibles, and solve ancient puzzles. Journey solo or team up with up to three friends to enjoy a four-player adventure unlike anything you've seen before!

Little Kong Jungle Fun Deluxe Edition (RedDeerGames, 23rd Nov, $4.19) - Kong got himself dirty while enjoying a mango. His mom tries to force him to bathe but he's got other plans... That is to run away as far as possible. This Bundle includes the Light-Blue DLC. Avoid any obstacles on his way. Beat your high score and become THE BEST monkey guide. Share your highest scores to impress your friends.

Lover Pretend (Aksys Games, 1st Dec, $49.99) - Chiyuki is a college student with dreams: One, to become a scriptwriter like her late mother, and two, to find her father, whom she’s never met. In a stroke of luck, Chiyuki lands a job as an assistant for an upcoming film, but things take a surprising turn when she’s cast as the film’s female love interest! Will she be able to find her father and pretend to be in love, despite not knowing anything about love herself?

MEGALAN 11 (Sometimes You, 30th Nov, $9.99) - This is an exploration-puzzle game. Bad luck rescuers have only eleven days to get out of the trap on a planet long abandoned by all. The ship of a scientific expedition catches a SOS signal, but as a result of an unsuccessful landing, the rescue operation turns out to be a complete failure. You will have to find shelter and adapt to the harsh conditions of the red planet, and even though there are five people in the crew, you have to rely only on yourself. You have to explore the abandoned base and defend it, make raids in the desert and collect metal for equipment repair.

My Universe – My Baby Dragon (Microids, 24th Nov, $29.99) - Adopt and raise dragons of all elements to become the best Dragon Warden! As the new dragon caretaker in town, it is now time for you to start your life and open your very own dragonward. Whatever their element is, each baby dragon needs a home full of love to grow and thrive properly. You’ll have to be very careful of each dragon’s needs as they will require all your attention! Help them hatch, develop their magic and shower them with love and treats until they’re finally ready to fly to Dragons’ school! Take time to play with them and understand their magic in order to earn their trust and create a forever bond together.

NEW Joe & Mac – Caveman Ninja (Microids, 24th Nov, $29.99) - We’re back in the distant Past, when “Rock & Roll” was just about rocks and “Fast food”, a dinner that you couldn’t catch. 2 cave dudes named Joe & Mac live in a peaceful and cool village. Cool it was, until a bogus bunch of Neanderthal snatched all the village’s women. It’s now up to Joe & Mac to save them all, and fight against deadly dinosaurs and carnivorous plants in this crazy and colorful action-platformer from Jurassic time, with completely redesigned graphics! The HD version of this famous arcade game is still fun and quirky, but also longer, better, faster, stronger…

Papetura (Feardemic, 1st Dec, $9.99) - Lend your hand to two little creatures, Pape and Tura, whose house is in danger of burning down. Explore the mysterious world shrouded in shadow and light, hand-crafted in its entirety out of paper. Marvel at the simple beauty of the unfamiliar, yet strangely inviting place you find yourself in as you point and click your way through your adventure. Muster the courage and face the dark, flaming monsters threatening your paper paradise. Papetura is a labor of love and a love letter to both the craft of paper modeling and to old-school adventure games. Let the game transport you into a world of imagination and immerse yourself fully in the paper fantasy as the soft and fragile music of Floex sets the mood for your journey.

Planet Quiz: Bundle Complete (, 24th Nov, $16.99) - With this Complete Bundle you will get: All the content available in the main title. Additional content introducing questions about oceans, forests, mysterious places and trivia questions (all available DLC are included in this bundle). 1300+ entries in Quizpedia knowledge base. 3 gameplay modes (single-player campaign, quiz play, and 2-4 players tournament). Questions with different levels of difficulty (easy, medium, and hard).

Railbound (7Levels, 1st Dec, $12.99) - Connect and sever railways across different landscapes and help everyone reach their homes. Solve over 150 clever puzzles ranging from gentle slopes to twisted passageways. BEND RAILS TO MAKE THE TRAINS GO ‘CHOO-CHOO’ Place, remove and reroute connections so that carriages safely connect to the locomotive. But, be careful and don’t make them run into each other! 150+ PUZZLES TO COMPLETE Main levels will take you through a variety of locations at a relaxed pace. Forks along the road will lead you to spicy brain-teasers that’ll please even the most demanding players! TRAIN-INSPIRED MECHANICS Use tunnels to cover vast distances in an instant. Delay trains using well-timed railway barriers. Switch tracks to reroute cars in different directions. Pick up cute friends on the way and encounter even more challenges on your journey! ART AND MUSIC FULL OF WHOLESOME VIBES Across the game’s world enjoy our comic-book-inspired visuals and a relaxing original soundtrack by the team behind Golf Peaks and inbento. - Read our Railbound review

Reasoning of Courage123 (HERO GAME, 25th Nov, $1.50) - This is the basis of the previous work in which the young boy Yuuki plays an active role. The story unfolds.

Sakura Succubus 6 (Gamuzumi, 2nd Dec, $9.99) - Ogasawara Hiroki finds himself in Astoria: a small European country with a chilly climate, where it often snows. Hiroki went to Astoria as Hifumi’s plus one, after the famous actress and reigning karuta queen was invited to stay in the royal palace at Princess Stephania’s behest. Stephania originally intended to challenge Hifumi to another karuta match, after previously losing to her – but, upon meeting Hiroki, Stephania soon falls for him. Hiroki is already one of the most envied men in Japan (if not, the world), owing to the recently publicized news of his relationship with glamorous actress Yamamoto Hifumi, not to mention his ongoing affairs with the famous businesswoman Wakatsuki Marina, as well as the tennis star Hazel Williams. Now he finds himself presented with yet another incredible, adoring woman. Will Hiroki’s relationship with princess Stephania of Astoria work out? It’s hard being so popular!

Sausage Bundle: Till the last drop of ketchup (QubicGames, 24th Nov, $5.99) - Survive a kitchen massacre solo or with friends! Run from a giant landmower or battle for domination in several locations such as kitchen sinks, sunny beach and mad scientist's lab. The Sausage Bundle includes: - Run Sausage Run! : an epic runner for up to 8 players with crazy obstacles and inexhaustible amount of customables! - Sausage Wars: brutal arena game for up to 4 players where you push others to their doom splashing tomato blood around! Both of these games will make you laugh until you cry!

Simon: The Memory Game (Red Fables, 24th Nov, $3.99) - Remember that memory game with colors that used to drive you crazy? Well, IT'S BACK, but this time it's. . . A CONVERSATION with your 80's SELF. Give an identical answer to an identical question and see how many you can answer without getting it wrong. Show us what dough you're made of. What will you find here?

Siralim Ultimate (Thylacine Studios, 2nd Dec, $19.99) - Siralim Ultimate is a monster-catching, dungeon-crawling RPG with a ridiculous amount of depth. Summon 1200+ creatures and explore randomly generated dungeons to find rare loot.

Super Kiwi 64 (Diplodocus Games, 2nd Dec, $2.99) - Super Kiwi 64 is a 3D-Platformer and Collect-a-Thon, in a low poly late 90s console look.

Super Lone Survivor (Superflat Games, 23rd Nov, $24.99) - Super Lone Survivor is a remake of the original game with extra content and features, rebuilt in a new engine. There's improved lighting and shaders and additional layers of parallax scrolling. The game contains a new 4:3 presentation option and the original art has been extended in height to support this taller aspect ratio. There is new content exclusive to the game, a number of hidden areas, two new sidequests, new foods to craft, secret endings, new enemy types and new combat tools. There are also now difficulty settings. The game includes remastered audio in higher quality, and many new songs. For new players, or those who want to delve deeper into the world of Lone Survivor.

Sword of the Vagrant (RAINYFROG, 1st Dec, $9.99) - Journey into a gorgeous hand-painted fantasy world known as Mythrilia and discover the truth about your bloodline and its darkest secret. Play as Vivian the Vagrant, a traveling sellsword, who follows her lost father's research in an effort to reunite with her family. Hack and slash a path from a quiet coastal village through mysterious forests, haunted castles, and wrecked battlegrounds. When the endless barrage of enemies have been vanquished, what solace will be left for our hero? The Vagrant is a 2D action RPG. As Vivian, you will experience an exciting and challenging adventure focused on combat gameplay that utilizes combo chains, charge attacks, and special skills, all while improving your character's build through new equipment and abilities. Play casually or become a master combatant.

Swordship (Thunderful, 5th Dec, $19.99) - Swordship is a futuristic lightning-fast dodge’em up which flips the script on the traditional arcade shooter. Turn both the tide of battle and enemies on themselves by dodging, weaving and diving your way through an onslaught of enemies hell-bent on tearing your Swordship apart. This addictive action-roguelike pushes you to make split-second decisions that will either bring you glorious victory against tyranny, injustice, and become a symbol of hope to The Banished, or see your unsung heroics sink to the bottom of the sea. With an adrenaline fuelled soon-to-be a modern classic soundtrack this game will transport you to a grim watery future.

The Outbound Ghost (Digerati, 1st Dec, $24.99) - The Outbound Ghost is an adventure game about a ghost figuring out the cause of their own death, and helping others come to terms with the afterlife. Play as an amnesiac ghost who stumbles into a town full of freshly-murdered ghosts who still cling onto the emotional baggage from their past lives. Help them move beyond their troubles to free their spirit to the afterlife.

The Rumble Fish 2 (3goo, 7th Dec, $29.99) - A legendary arcade game developed by Dimps in 2005. This fighting game gained popularity for its smooth visuals powered by S.M.A as well as the high level of strategy driven by its 2-gauges system. And with the addition of new current-gen features it's even easier to play. - Battle Mechanics Polished to a Shine by a Legendary Studio Known for Fighters: The first original fighting game from Dimps, known for being involved in a number of other fighting games. It has continued to attract fighting game fans since its release in 2005 with mechanics that use 2 gauges--one for offense and one for defense--and slick 2D visuals powered by S.M.A. (Smooth Model Animation).

Togges (Thunderful, 7th Dec, $19.99) - The Outbound Ghost is an adventure game about a ghost figuring out the cause of their own death, and helping others come to terms with the afterlife. Play as an amnesiac ghost who stumbles into a town full of freshly-murdered ghosts who still cling onto the emotional baggage from their past lives. Help them move beyond their troubles to free their spirit to the afterlife.

TOMOMI (Waku Waku, 1st Dec, $7.99) - A new superweapon has been developed by the evil organization Animalia. Enter Tomomi, a hero for hire. Joining her is Riko, the supporter. Their mission. . . infiltrate the Animalia complex and stop their evil plans! Tomomi is combat savvy but a bit of an airhead, a quality that can really tick Riko off. Will Tomomi and Riko be able to find and destroy the new weapon! ? Metroidvania side-scrolling action: The Animalia complex is vast, containing many unique areas. There are research facilities, an observatory, an industrial mill, and even a shop just to name a few. Naturally, there are hidden areas as well. Explore them all with Tomomi's abilities in this Metroidvania-style game as you pummel any enemy that stands in your way. From simple jumps to transforming into an animal, to swinging from the ceiling like Tarzan, there's no secret you can't find! Fight huge bosses: Tomomi is about 170 cm tall, but pales in comparison to the bosses, some of which exceed 20 meters!

Warp Drive (Supergonk, 1st Dec, $24.99) - WARP DRIVE is fast-paced racing with a brand new way to drive: TELEPORT around the track to find shortcuts and hidden routes! Get behind the wheel of a powerful QUAD ROTOR to test your creative driving abilities. Race on the ceiling, jump huge canyons and drive up waterfalls in an epic inverted racing battle! UPGRADE your quad rotor in-between races, gradually improving its abilities, parts and appearance. Follow the advice of your outspoken manager, Lenny, or just ignore whatever he says. . . what do aliens know about racing, anyway? ! Use deadly HOMING MISSILES to smash opponents, or lay traps with BOMB MINES. Drive smartly, battle rivals, boost fast and warp your way to victory!

Witch on the Holy Night (Aniplex, 8th Dec, $39.99) - TYPE-MOON, known for the wildly popular mobile game "Fate/Grand Order" and the epic visual novel "Tsukihime," is releasing a remaster of the 2012 hit "Witch on the Holy Night," on Nintendo Switch™. Experience a coming of age story set in the vibrant, bustling 1980s, which follows an innocent young man and two young "witches." Updates added since the original release include long-awaited fully voiced characters as well as visuals remastered in full HD, bringing the experience to life with unparalleled quality and fidelity. Masterful manipulation of visual elements imbues combat scenes with nail-biting tension, but also breathes life into the characters' everyday activities. Animated graphical elements bring an entirely new level of depth to the reading experience as well!

Work from Home (4DMacau, 1st Dec, $19.99) - “Work from Home” is a co-op party game for 1 to 4 players. Players act as workers who slack off behind their boss and pretend to work when their boss is around. Appropriate allocation of "slacking" and "pretending to work" is the workplace survival rule in "Work from Home". Use all the things you can reach in the workplace to slack off and have fun with colleagues. Enjoy your time, with pay!

What will you be downloading this week?

(You can select up to 5 answers)

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!