Sports Story
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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. So, for the last time in 2022 — enjoy!

Switch eShop - Highlights

Sports Story (Sidebar Games, 23rd Dec, $14.99) - Your sporting destiny is in your own hands in this sports RPG like no other! Featuring a mix of sports and sporting activities wrapped up in one big story, you can engage in a variety of sporting and non-sporting activities, including tennis, golf, soccer, fishing, cricket and volleyball. Plus, kick back at the mall with daily attractions, stores and minigames. With a multitude of characters to meet, you will make plenty of friends and enemies along the way. Sports Story isn’t just about sports, it’s an all-out sporting adventure!

Switch eShop - New Releases

Blacksmith Forger (Weakfish Studio, 2nd Jan, $4.99) - Blacksmith Forger, We are a forge, We can craft Gold ingots and Iron ingots as well as Weapons and Shields. Our customers order weapons and shields. You have to catch up with them! If they wait too long, they get bored. As soon as you deliver the Weapons and Shields to the Customer, You have to be fast! But if you need more speed, you can try Potions. They will speed up your oven. Beware, some customers may request powered weapons!

Crypto Mining Simulator – Ultimate Trading Strategy Tycoon Craft & Idle Game 3D (Midnight Works, 2nd Jan, $4.99) - Crypto Mining Simulator is a detailed game about actual cryptocurrency!

Farming Real Simulation Tractor, Combine Trucks Farmer Land Game (VG, 29th Dec, $4.99) - Welcome to the game in which you have to drive a transport on a farm, deliver various goods for farming and also harvest from the land that you will soon prepare for another crop. In the game, you have several tractors to drive and a lot of level options in which you will show your skills and knowledge in farming. Have time to complete all the levels within the allotted time and earn the most money in order to unlock all the tractors and levels. Explore the game map and try to complete all the levels. - Stylized and nice graphics - Excellent physics - Various transport - Many levels - Interesting gameplay

Grammarian Ltd (ALGOROCKS, 4th Jan, $9.99) - Welcome to 2099, where all communication must use correct grammar. Anyone who uses incorrect grammar will accumulate bad credits that lead to getting fired, denied public service, or even jailed. Play as a fresh graduate of theoretical mathematics who, because of some mix-up, now has to work as a grammar validator in the biggest grammar validation agency. Use your grammar and management skills to work your way up from “Junior Passable Intern” to “Editor Extraordinaire. ” Find and correct grammatical mistakes in documents, learn some new grammar rules, and beat your colleagues in a grammar battle. If you are doing well, you can upgrade your crummy apartment, adopt a pet, or ride a helicopter to the office. Everything is possible in Grammarian Ltd.

Journey To The Blue Mountain (Nerd Games, 1st Jan, $9.99) - Set off on an adventure to find the way back to the birds' home. Face different animals during the journey through different labyrinths, dodge traps and collect all the feathers. Transit between the map and levels in this platform game.

Monster Impossible Truck No Limit Adventure Drive Simulator Sport 3D (VG, 29th Dec, $4.99) - A single-player game in which you can feel like the drivers of a monster truck. Passing through many obstacles that become more difficult with each level, you can test your skills as a skilled monster truck driver. In the game, you will be given a choice of several monster trucks, each of which differs not only in its beautiful design, but also in speed and power. By opening new levels, you get in-game currency that can be spent on purchasing new monster trucks. Having several trucks in your collection, you can test them not only in levels, but also in free mode where you will find a variety of ramps, rails, boxes and others. A lot of levels will not make your skills and eyes get bored. Each mod of the game is characterized by the complexity of passing, reaching the most difficult one you will have the opportunity to show everything you have learned because before that you were able to sharpen up in driving a monster truck in other less difficult levels.

Path of Ra (Oneiric Tales, 29th Dec, $13.00) - In Path of Ra, you accompany the soul of a Pharaoh reincarnated as a hieroglyph on the murals of his tomb. Move the slabs and create a path for him to reach the exit. Relive his story and discover the circumstances of his death through sumptuous hand-crafted cinematics. A UNIQUE AESTHETIC Inspired by the magnificent hieroglyphic frescoes of the pyramids, Path of Ra will take you on a journey into Ancient Egypt as you have never seen it before. EASY TO PLAY Move and rotate the tiles with a simple swipe to rearrange the murals. The game is designed to be played by anyone. Over 80 carefully hand-crafted levels offer a challenge with each new painting. AN ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK The music and the different soundscapes will immerse you in the warm atmosphere of ancient Egypt. Headphones are recommended for an optimal experience.

Toy Soldiers HD (Accelerate Games, 31st Dec, $29.99) - Survey the battlefield and carefully place your units before the first wave of attackers arrives, then jump directly into the action and control machine guns, artillery, mortars, flamethrowers and more. Take to the skies and rain down fire from above, take out enemy bombers or earn your victory in exciting dogfights as you pilot the first airborne war machines. Control fearsome armored vehicles and tanks with explosive firepower as you win the war and earn your upgrades for the next thrilling battle on the road to victory! A much-loved classic, overhauled and upgraded for a new generation. Toy Soldiers HD contains the original game, all DLC including some out-of-this-world new enemies to take on and some wacky new experimental levels.

Tuk Tuk Extreme – Real Car Driving Simulator & Parking 2023 Car Games 3D Vehicle (INSTAMARKETINGANDGAME, 2nd Jan, $2.99) - Have you ever drive a Tuk Tuk at max speed through the mountains and dangerous parts of the road? If not, then enter the world of speed lovers, because the hottest curves are waiting for you. Pull on your belt and let the adventure begin right now! You will have different missions to go through in a limited time with your Tuk Tuk. For those who didn't know what a tuk tuk is, that's a type of transport with 3 wheels which at first may seem quite difficult to drive.

Vampire Slayer: The Resurrection (Wobbly Tooth, 2nd Jan, $7.99) - Only the Slayers carry weapons. The Vampires have stealth, speed and deadly melee attacks. Slayers must knock a vampire to the ground before staking them. If they do not stake them within a few seconds the Vampire will resurrect. A Vampire can feed from dead Slayers to regain strength. Leap from tall buildings onto your prey or hunt in the dark. Now YOU must choose a side.

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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!