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
MARSUPILAMI – HOOBADVENTURE (Microids, 16th Nov, £34.99 / €39.99) – Punch, Twister and Hope are three Marsupilamis who live a peaceful life in Palombia. While the three companions open a cursed sarcophagus by playing with debris on a beach, they inadvertently release a mysterious ghost that puts a terrible curse on all animals. Fortunately for them, the Marsupilamis are immune. Our three heroes will have to go on an adventure and chase the ghost in order to ward off the spell.
Nerf Legends (Game Mill, 19th Nov, £31.99 / €39.99) – NERF Legends thrusts you into a futuristic, sci-fi world where you’ll come face-to-face with legions of robot enemies and ultimate boss masters. Armed with a wide array of NERF blasters based on their iconic, real-world counterparts, you’ll thwart formidable enemies while being challenged to pull off the most impressive high-flying trick shots across a series of unique and immersive environments. Are your NERF skills up to the challenge to become the ultimate NERF Legend?
Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl (Nintendo, 19th Nov, £49.99 / €59.99) – Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl enable fans to experience the original story and game features from Pokémon Diamond and Pokémon Pearl in a fresh way. Experience the nostalgic story from the Pokémon Diamond Version and Pokémon Pearl Version games in a reimagined adventure, Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl, now on the Nintendo Switch system! Adventures in the Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Pokémon Shining Pearl games will take place in the familiar Sinnoh region. Rich in nature and with mighty Mount Coronet at its heart, Sinnoh is a land of many myths passed down through the ages. You’ll choose either Turtwig, Chimchar, or Piplup to be your first partner Pokémon and then set off on your journey to become the Champion of the Pokémon League. Along the way, you’ll be able to encounter the Legendary Pokémon Dialga or Palkia. Adventure together with the Pokémon that appeared in the Pokémon Diamond Version or Pokémon Pearl games. Players of the original games can revisit familiar places and relive familiar scenes, while first time players can enjoy plenty of fun encounters and surprises that the Sinnoh region has to offer. The original story and the scale of the Sinnoh region’s towns and routes have been faithfully reproduced. This remake has also been revitalized with some of the player-friendly features of modern Pokémon games and up-close-and-personal Pokémon battle scenes. – Read our Pokémon Brilliant Diamond review
The Wild at Heart (Humble Games, 16th Nov, £19.99 / €24.99) – Wield an ever-growing herd of quirky creatures to rebuild broken paths, battle perilous beasts, and solve peculiar puzzles in a rich, interconnected world. Join two young runaways as they unravel the mysteries of a lost realm in this nostalgic storybook fantasy! Amass your Horde Collect and deploy a swarm of quirky Spritelings; small magical creatures for you to command. Break stuff, collect loot, fight enemies, build new paths, and more! Explore A unique and sequestered world rich with centuries full of lore. Woods, caves, coastline, ancient shrines. . . The Deep Woods is full of puzzles to be solved and secrets waiting to be uncovered.
Switch eShop – New Releases
20 Ladies (eastasiasoft, 19th Nov, £4.49 / €4.99) – Enter a world of simple pleasures and minimalistic design, where your only goal is to navigate cleverly arranged stages, avoid spikes and locate beautiful female companions hidden in the environment. But beware of hazards! Break a heart three times, and you’ll instantly respawn at the beginning, with your lady counter reset to zero.
Exertus: Redux (Loneminded, 19th Nov, £3.39 / €3.79) – 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, either by using the beaten path or the off-path environment in the semi-linear levels.
Grow: Song of The Evertree (505 Games, 16th Nov, £19.99 / €24.99) – Grow your own worlds and nurture a deep natural connection with everything they hold. See your actions change the world for better! Bring the Evertree back to life in this breathtaking world-crafting sandbox, with life management and adventure elements. Over time, the Worlds of Alaria faded. The Evertree – where many worlds resided on its countless branches – is now nothing more than a sapling, its splendor long erased from memory. No one knows how to make it grow. But you are different.
H.I.C.H. (Limkernel, 18th Nov, £8.09 / €8.99) – “Hassle in calculations happens” What the Free Breath resistance force leaders Lil Envi and Lazzy meant when they talked about it? Now is 1977 year and thanks to the Intellectual Immensity Corp. (IIC) the future is coming. But there is only one obligation – installing a chip in the brain, which will possibly control your freedom, can negatively affect your mind, or is this a misconception? So break into the Baltic City and join the resistance force Free Breath!
Hextech Mayhem: A League of Legends Story™ (Riot Forge, 16th Nov, £8.09 / €8.99) – In this fast-paced rhythm runner, every action has an explosive reaction and no amount of mayhem is too much. Take on the role of yordle and Hexplosives expert Ziggs as you rampage through the neighborhoods of Piltover. Bomb, bounce, and bop to the beat of the music to avoid obstacles, disarm enemies, and light fuses to achieve maximum chaos.
Ice Station Z (Wobbly Tooth, 18th Nov, £4.99 / €4.99) – Based on the #1 Best Selling Nintendo 3DS™ game. After a strange virus spreads across an Arctic Island you are left alone to survive. Scavenge for food, drink, medical supplies, weapons, ammunition, clothes, fuel and other useful equipment. Find shelters, vehicles and other interesting locations to help you survive during day and night. Features Single Player, Local Play and Internet Multiplayer (Worldwide with anyone plus Game Chat). Go scavenging, fishing and hunting with friends or alone, it’s up to you how you survive.
Klang 2 (Ratalaika Games, 17th Nov, £11.99 / €11.99) – Imprisoned in a facility at an unknown location, Klang must hone his rhythm-combat skills inside audiovisual simulations. Fast-attack the enemy with flashy fireballs. Dodge and counter enemy attacks, and deal enough lightning damage to shame even the greatest gods of mythology. Achieve a euphoric state of trance through skillful play in this rhythm-action game with hypnotic beats and high-speed combat.
Kosmonavtes: Academy Escape (LKMAD, 18th Nov, £5.99 / €6.99) – With the Earth’s resources dwindling, the Kosmonavtes program was announced! The goal was one, assemble a cadet team and send them out to colonise another planet! In the first episode (Kosmonavtes: Escape Reality), Vala joined the team of cadets and came one step closer to fulfilling her dream of becoming an astronaut. Now she has to graduate from the Space Academy and jet off to Venus!
Mastho is Together (eastasiasoft, 17th Nov, £3.59 / €3.99) – Action platforming as a sugar-free marshmallow can still be super-sweet! Mastho is Together features precision platforming challenges in which you guide the squishy white protagonist Mastho through obstacles in wholesome side-scrolling style. Jump and air dash your way through puzzle stages with pixel-perfect collision and no HUD to clutter the screen! The focus is entirely on gameplay.
New York Mysteries: The Outbreak (FIVE-BN STUDIO, 15th Nov, £6.29 / €6.99) – In the context of the last decades, are you sure that there is no slightest threat from humanity challenges that were overcome long ago? “New York Mysteries: The Outbreak” is an adventure game in the genre of Hidden Objects with unforgettable characters and challenging quests to conquer, plenty of mini-games and puzzles! Once again you are transported to the New York of the late 1960s. Laura and her trusty workmate Will need to investigate an intricate case of a bizarre disease plaguing the city.
NinNinDays2 (qureate, 18th Nov, £7.39 / €8.19) – A life turned upside down after an encounter with two female ninja? ! This romance adventure game is set in Akihabara, where you’ll enjoy your new roommate life with laughter, tears, and the friendship of two female ninja. <STORY> A young man is dazing off while working the night shift at a convenience store, when a girl stops in to ask for a meat bun. The one next to her appears to be her boyfriend, and after doing their shopping, the two of them link arms affectionately and take off. Just when the young man is thinking how nice it would be to have a girlfriend, a pair of girls in ninja cosplay show up.
Road Z Survival: The Last Winter (Game Mavericks, 17th Nov, £6.99 / €7.99) – Nuclear fallouts have settled, and the long, dark winter has begun! Road Z Survival: The Last Winter is a wild ride through the world of nuclear fallouts, cold death, zombies, and other challenges of post apocalypse. Experience survival craft in a zombie game like never before – master both the craft of survival and extreme DRIVING across frozen lands. Road Z Survival: The Last Winter is a far cry from other zombie survival games!
RoboShark Rampage (Bolder Games, 18th Nov, £4.49 / €4.99) – RoboShark Rampage is an endless cave swimmer which you simply won’t be able to put down. Watch out! Don’t get hit by an anchor or mine! There are dangers lurking everywhere. Your reflexes are put to the ultimate test as you navigate through tricky oceans. The longer you swim without losing your lives, the more credits you earn.
Romeow: in the cracked world (Silesia Games, 18th Nov, £2.15 / €2.39) – Romeow: in the cracked world is a minimalist and charming puzzle game about a kitten who is too young to find the way by itself. He is just a kitten, he feels lost when he is without his favorite toy. Go through the messy paths and take Romeow ‘s wool back so he can sleep in his cozy bed.
Root (Dire Wolf Digital, 16th Nov, £15.49 / €17.22) – Play the digital adaptation of the beloved tabletop board game. Root is a game of adventure and war where 2 to 4 players battle for control of a vast wilderness. The nefarious Marquise de Cat has seized the great woodland, intent on harvesting its riches. Under her rule, the many creatures of the forest have banded together. This Alliance will seek to strengthen its resources and subvert the rule of Cats. In this effort, the Alliance may enlist the help of the wandering Vagabonds who are able to move through the more dangerous woodland paths.
Ruined King: A League of Legends Story™ (Riot Forge, 16th Nov, £24.99 / €29.99) – The Standard Edition of Ruined King: A League of Legends Story™ comes with the base game. Rise Against Ruin Unite a party of League of Legends Champions, explore Bilgewater and set sail for the Shadow Isles to uncover the secrets of the deadly Black Mist. Developed by Airship Syndicate and featuring the art style of legendary comic book artist Joe Madureira, creators of Battle Chasers and Darksiders, Ruined King: A League of Legends Story is the first Riot Forge game that invites you to explore the League of Legends universe.
Smoots Golf (JanduSoft, 18th Nov, £8.18 / €9.09) – Visit golf courses in 5 unique locations for a fun and endless multiplayer golf experience! – 45 different golf holes to master. Get precise shots with touch controls and go for the Hole-In-One! – 20 different minigolf holes to master. Get precise shots with touch controls and go for the Hole-In-One! – In Smoots Golf you can challenge your friends in Tournaments and Exhibition mode or hone your skills in Training mode. Choose your Smoot and become a Golf Champion!
Space Moth Lunar Edition (Chorus Worldwide Games, 18th Nov, £5.79 / €6.99) – 1CC Games’ first shoot ’em up returns with totally overhauled visuals, all-new enemies and attacks, a deeper scoring system, remixed soundtrack and fresh player powers. Space Moth: Lunar Edition is the ultimate version of the beloved cult classic. Vivid visuals: from reworked nocturnal backgrounds to new enemies and particle effects, graphics have been enhanced to give Lunar Edition a distinct style and flair of its own.
Sports & Wild Pinball (SuperPowerUpGames, 19th Nov, £13.49 / €14.99) – Enjoy 6 games in one with the perfect reproduction of real pinball machines, with all kinds of graphic details and sounds. Discover all the secrets, in these thrilling games, a great challenge awaits you. Complete all the missions and become number 1 in the world or the best among your Friends, posting your high score on the online leaderboard.
Surviving the Aftermath (ParadoxInteractive, 31st Dec, £26.99 / €29.99) – Survive and thrive in a post-apocalyptic future — resources are scarce, but opportunity calls! Build the ultimate disaster proof colony, protect your colonists, and restore civilization to a devastated world. Go beyond the colony and explore the wastelands to gather resources, meet rival colonies, and uncover the world’s secrets.
Whiskey Mafia: Leo’s Family (ChiliDog Interactive, 19th Nov, £4.49 / €4.99) – Whiskey, mafia and jazz — these are the key ingredients of a cocktail named Whiskey Mafia: Leo’s Family. This game serves as a prequel to Whiskey Mafia: Frank’s Story and tells a story of Leo’s criminal group who takes part in different illegal activities. A humble guy named Christopher, the son of a port worker, finds himself as the newest mafia member. Can he make his American dream come true?
Would you like to run an idol cafe? (Gamuzumi, 18th Nov, £9.99 / €9.99) – In this Visual Novel, Yokoyama Naoya is a decidedly ordinary guy, but that wasn’t always the case. After failing to get into the university of his choice, Naoya puts his further education on hold to take a job at a quaint seaside cafe. There, he meets two cute waitresses, and he becomes more intimately involved in their lives than he anticipated.
Switch eShop – Demos
DLC / Add-On Content
Nintendo Switch games with new DLC this week:
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!