Image: Square EnixThe 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
Mario Party Superstars – Get ready for an all-star blast of minigame mayhem! The Mario Party series is back with classic gameboards and minigames, including five boards from the Nintendo 64 Mario Party games. Race to get the most stars (and sabotage your opponents) on boards like the stellar Space Land or the spooky Horror Land … just in time for Halloween! The tides can turn quickly in Mario Party, so stay vigilant, partygoers. All modes can be played online, too. Connect with friends and get ready to make some instant memories. Mario Party Superstars will be available on Oct. 29. – Read our Mario Party Superstars review
Pokémon Café ReMix – Link together Pokémon icons to clear puzzles as you work to build up your very own café in Pokémon Café ReMix, a free-to-start game for the Nintendo Switch family of systems! Recruit Pokémon to help out at the café (in their stylish uniforms) by building friendships while expanding your café and menu offerings by completing puzzles. Each Pokémon staff member has a Café Skill that will come in handy solving puzzles! Pokémon Café ReMix is a revamped version of the original Pokémon Café Mix game. Puzzles have been refreshed and there are even more Pokémon to discover and recruit.
Voice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars (Square Enix, 28th Oct, $29.99) – Experience an RPG set in a world of swords and sorcery, told entirely through the medium of cards. The story follows a self-proclaimed hero as they set off to slay a recently awakened dragon, presented in the manner of a tabletop RPG that plays out through narration from the gamesmaster. Enjoy a new, yet appealingly nostalgic, gaming experience from YOKO TARO, Keiichi Okabe and Kimihiko Fujisaka. Be sure to try out the free demo in Nintendo eShop today.
Tunche (HYPETRAIN DIGITAL, 2nd Nov, $19.99) – In this charming, hand-drawn beat’em-up with roguelike elements, co-op and a pinch of shaman witchcraft, you’ll choose one of the five characters, master their skill sets, defeat epic bosses and unravel the secrets of the mysterious Amazonian jungle! Tunche will be available on Nov. 2.
FATAL FRAME: Maiden of Black Water (Koei Tecmo, 28th Oct, $39.99) – FATAL FRAME: Maiden of Black Water, comes to Nintendo Switch for the first time to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the horror-adventure series FATAL FRAME. Also available for purchase is FATAL FRAME: Maiden of Black Water Digital Deluxe Edition, which includes the main game and bonus content. Mt. Hikami was once revered as a spiritual place. It housed a unique religion based on beliefs and customs of worshipping water as a deity, and is said to have been a site of many gruesome incidents and mysterious phenomena. This mysterious and intertwined story follows three protagonists as each of them explores the ominous Mt. Hikami and the secrets it hides. – Read our FATAL FRAME: Maiden of Black Water review
World War Z (2nd Nov, $39.99) – The heart-pounding zombie shooter that captivated over 15 million players arrives on Nintendo Switch. Inspired by the Paramount Pictures film, World War Z focuses on fast-paced, third-person shooter gameplay featuring swarms of zombies. Humanity is on the brink of extinction. From New York to Moscow to Jerusalem, the undead apocalypse continues to spread. As the end looms, a hardened few band together to defeat the horde and outlive the dead. World War Z will be available on Nov. 2.
Switch eShop – New Releases
Abarenbo Tengu & Zombie Nation (28th Oct, $11.99) – Bring peace through destruction An EXCITENGU shooter game like no other. Abarenbo Tengu is a side-scrolling shooter game that was originally released in 1990. An evil life form turns up in the USA, depriving the citizens of their freedom. Overrun by a plague of monsters, the people resort to prayer. The Mask of Great Tengu comes forth, ready to restore peace to the country. This set also comes with Zombie Nation, the North American edition of Abarenbo Tengu released in 1991.
Arcade Archives MAPPY (21st Oct, $7.99) – “MAPPY” is an action game released by NAMCO in 1983. Players control MAPPY, an enthusiastic, committed police officer on a mission to reclaim stolen goods from a mansion. Avoid getting caught by NYAMCO and MEWKIES while you take back the goods! The “Arcade Archives” series has faithfully reproduced many classic Arcade masterpieces. Players can change various game settings such as game difficulty, and also reproduce the atmosphere of arcade display settings at that time. Players can also compete against each other from all over the world with their high scores. Please enjoy the masterpiece that built a generation for video games. *This game uses the Japanese ROM for the main part of the game. The options menu and manual are available in Japanese, English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.
Ball Physics Draw Puzzles 2 (Kistler Benjamin, 21st Oct, $2.99) – Ball Physics Draw Puzzles is a simple and a fun puzzle game with the goal to let two balls meet each other by drawing paths on the screen. Draw Shapes and complete challenging puzzles. Features: – Great physics puzzles – 100 Levels – Fun, simple and easy
Black Widow: Recharged (28th Oct, $9.99) – The original cult classic arachnid-starring, twin-stick shooter returns! Just in time for Halloween, Black Widow: Recharged has been reimagined for modern gameplay, with vibrant visuals, powerful new abilities, and another original soundtrack from award-winning video game composer Megan McDuffee. Aim for a high score in the old school arcade mode and earn bragging rights with your name at the top of the leaderboard. Or test your skills and rank on the boards in one of 30 intensely creative challenges, which twist the gameplay in new and exciting ways. Collect cash from downed enemies to charge a powerful web blast, or pick up one of a dozen new power-ups including explosive blasts, spread-shots, and fear, trapping all enemies in your web. Every mode and level is playable in local co-op mode with a friend.
Bloodshore (Wales Interactive, 3rd Nov, $14.99) – Bloodshore is an interactive action movie about a televised battle royale between high-profile streamers, entertainers and death row inmates. You control the fate of Nick, a washed-up actor who fights for a life-changing cash prize.
Brain Meltdown – Into Despair (28th Oct, $7.99) – Welcome to the world of despair! Both sides of your brain are invited to the fun and anguishing challenge. ■ Two characters at once! ? You will move two characters at once, one on each hand. The challenge will be a piece of cake as long as the two work together! ■ Journey the colorful world with simple controls Run, jump, and crouch! Test your skills in the stage filled with gimmicks and puzzles. ■ Beautiful artworks and immersive music Enjoy delicate and riveting hand-drawn style graphics, and sentimental soundtracks that bring the world alive. ■ Play with a friend! Keep the thrill of reckless challenge alone, or share your joy with friends or family in the co-op mode. ※ Note: Local co-op only. Online play is not supported.
Cape’s Escape Game 4th Room (28th Oct, $9.80) – The main character invites his girlfriend Todomi out on a super low-cost trip to the hot springs. Of course, Todomi rejects him. Being super low-cost, he can’t cancel his trip. Heartbroken with tears in his eyes, he forces himself to set off on his trip. But even 1980 yen is way too cheap for a trip with meals included. Sure enough, turns out that the main character’s one night stay is not at some ordinary Japanese-style inn. It comes with an escape game. Solve riddles to help the main character escape from this traditional Japanese hot spring inn.
Cotton 100% (29th Oct, $14.99) – The world has fallen into darkness, and the fairy Silk sets out to look for help. She crosses paths with a young witch called Nata de Cotton, who seems rather uninterested in helping her. That is until Silk tells her that along the way, giant Willows, a candy that Cotton has a massive craving for, are waiting for her, so the two set out to find out what’s causing the darkness. . . or look for Willows! Cotton 100% was released in 1994 and is based on the original Cotton: Fantastic Night Dreams. It offers a stunning and fresh new look with the more vibrant color palette of the Super Famicom. Experience the beautiful and authentic Cute ’em Up action from the 90s in all its glory and charm!
Crossroad crash (23rd Oct, $4.98) – The game where all cars are controlled only by you. Try to avoid accidents, but if you have an accident, it doesn’t matter, rewinding time will help you think about the next step. Demonstrate the speed of your reaction on the interesting levels of this game. Control the speed of cars at the intersection, think carefully about your actions so that cars moving on intersecting roads do not crash into each other. Discover intersections in different parts of the world, including New York and Paris. Train and set incredible records.
Cupid Parasite (Idea Factory International, 2nd Nov, $49.99) – Welcome to Cupid Corporation! – Located in the glitzy and trendsetting metropolis of Los York, Cupid Corporation is a daring marriage agency known for its style and success rate. Our heroine, Lynette Mirror, is Cupid Corporation’s top bridal advisor, whose job is to consult in-vogue singles to make their wildest romantic dreams come true! BUT she has one huge secret up her sleeve—she is none other than Celestia’s Goddess of Love, Cupid! Sent to the Human Realm on her heavenly mission of “matchmaking”, Lynette meets her biggest challenge yet: the infamous Parasite 5. In order to help these five hopeless men find true love, Lynette and her team concoct the perfect matchmaking plan… REALITY TV. Will Lynette be able to live up to her name as top bridal advisor and Cupid, or will her dreams get cancelled?
Dawn of Survivors 2 (21st Oct, $9.99) – ZOMBIE DEATH MOWER aka THE TRUCK Dominate the land with your very own, all-purpose, all-terrain truck that can store valuables and mow down zombies like bowling pins! You don’t have to unlock the truck, but you will need to repair it to make it run and continue to protect it. ZOMBIE HORDES As you gather resources and build your shelter, you’ll deal with waves of zombies, each with their own unique quirk, that will soon tear down your shelter walls. Once the map is clear, it won’t be long before they return. CATAPULTS AND TURRETS What’s a home without a little security? In Dawn of Survivors 2, you can build your own catapults and turrets to take down the massive hordes of zombies! From classic catapults, to flame throwers, to AK-47 turrets, you’ll be able to design your own defense system that will keep the hordes at bay. SAVING SURVIVORS You’re not alone in this cruel world. There are numerous survivors out there that need your help!
Dollhouse (29th Oct, $29.99) – This haunting horror game draws you into the mysterious atmosphere of film noir. Delve deep into the mind of Marie, a detective trying to unravel the secrets of her past memory by memory. Use the ‘Focus’ feature to see through the eyes of your pursuer as you try to survive a suspenseful game of cat and mouse. Features – Escape your pursuer as you decipher the eerie story of your past in Singleplayer – Customize and upgrade your character with 40+ Abilities and Passives – Scan the environment and see through the eyes of your pursuer – Creep through procedurally generated maps, no restart is the same in any game mode – Experience the horror with HD Rumble, gyroscope camera and touch screen controls.
DISTRAINT Collection (28th Oct, $11.99) – DISTRAINT: Deluxe Edition is a 2D psychological horror adventure game that tells the story of Price, a young man who seizes an old woman’s apartment. After seizing her home, his humanity is now gone. So begins his tale of regrets… Creep your way through different locations, learning the backstory of Price and his motivations that led him down this dark path. Progress through the somber story by solving light puzzles across a variety of different scenarios and settings!
Donut Match (22nd Oct, $7.99) – Joy’s back! She is trying to start her own Donut shop. Help her combine different combinations of matching donuts and work her magic in her next match 3 adventure! Various different conditions to win a level. Get new types of power ups as you go further into the levels.
Dracula Frames (21st Oct, $3.99) – Dracula Frames is a slide puzzle game that uses the basis of Dracula’s story as motivation. Dracula’s castle consists of 8 floors. Each floor has a large picture with a magnificent painting representing landmarks of Dracula’s life. Your goal is to rebuild each painting through a sliding puzzle and get to the top floor! The paintings are cut and shuffled in the jigsaw style, leaving the player to reposition the pieces. The castle keeps secrets. Discover hidden items. Explore and discover secrets!
Dragon Hills (28th Oct, $8.00) – Are all Princesses really waiting for Princes to come and save them? Not this time! Take control of a very dangerous Dragon in this action-packed adventure and help the furious princess on her revenge mission. Slide down the hills jumping into and out of the ground, crashing and destroying everything on your way. Chase down the knights, conquer new castles and discover new lands!
DUSK (New Blood Interactive, 28th Oct, $19.99) – Battle through an onslaught of mystical backwater cultists, possessed militants & even darker forces as you attempt to discover just what lurks beneath the Earth in this retro FPS. Three distinct campaign episodes await you, hand-crafted from straight outta the ’90s! Featuring a vast arsenal of killer weaponry including sickles, swords, crossbows, rifles, dual-wielded and double barreled shotguns and incredibly necessary grenade and rocket launchers. DUSK brings unapologetic retro action from start to finish.
Ekstase (1st Nov, $14.99) – Ekstase Ekstase is a love letter to Berlin and its techno scene. Amazing techno beats and beautiful visuals set the stage for a game that honors the long forgotten falling block puzzle genre. Fresh but familiar gameplay ensures that Ekstase is easy to pick up and sink many hours into. With both classic and new game modes, there is something here for both the casual and the hardcore puzzle game player. Gameplay description In Ekstase, shapes of 3-5 blocks fall from the top, and as soon as they hit something, they fall apart. The scan line changes color every cycle and removes the squares you formed with blocks of the same color. Game modes Reach a “state-of-flow” in Flow mode Flow mode is the frictionless “jump in” game mode in which the game adapts to how you play. Are you getting better? The game will ramp up its difficulty. Are you getting worse? The game becomes easier.
Fantasy General II: Invasion (21st Oct, $39.99) – Fantasy General II: Invasion is the reimagination of the strategy game classic from the 90s! Armies once again draw battle-lines on the war-torn land of Keldonia, and a new generation of commanders will test their bravery and tactics against each other. Fantasy wargaming is back! True to the tradition of the original game, Fantasy General II is all about turn-based battles. Lead over 75 different unique unit types, including powerful heroes. Take into consideration terrain, weapons and armour, magical effects, morale, and the balance of forces, make a plan, execute it, and vanquish your enemy, forging your reputation as a savage war-leader. The battles Battle after battle, you will need to make decisions and develop your army. The young clan members will need to be trained, and as they gain enough experience, even the greenest recruits can be turned into champions.
Flaskoman (Flying Islands Team, 21st Oct, $4.99) – You have no name, no history, only identification number FLASK-157. One of numerous experiments of mysterious scientist. Perhaps among other test subjects, you are the first one, which gained ability to feel emotions and think. Can you demonstrate to your creator that you are not just a test subject? Each level is an experiment to test how you interact with technical liquids, to test your intellect. Press levers, activate transporting lines, and use liquids to activate various machines. Your empty head can turn the dangerous liquids into your instrument. Use your abilities to solve test chambers and earn your freedom!
Gas Guzzlers Extreme (28th Oct, $49.99) – Take a white-knuckle ride in this crazily addictive combat racing game that features a ton of vehicles, weapons, upgrades, on-track bonuses and environments. Gas Guzzlers Extreme is an exciting new twist on the car combat experience with the addition of furious team/clan combat battles. Players start out with low performance vehicles and soon work their way up to high-performance models, by earning money in a series of hi-octane races and arena battles. New game modes, tracks and vehicles are unlocked as players progress through the game. Along with developing their driving and fighting skills, players can spend their hard-fought cash, customizing their vehicle to match their clan members or pimping their ride for the road to glory!
Ghosts and Apples (29th Oct, $9.99) – You have come to a house full of magic where intrigue and mystery reign. A ghost spies through the window while an octopus acts as a coat hanger. A raven is guarding the evil potion brewing cauldron. And, in the distance, a vampire is about to awaken… Your soul has been trapped within the puppet Jack. Wander around and unravel the mysteries of the ancient inhabitants of the House of Frantic Pictures. Beware, though, strange pictures will suck you into a haunted world. Catch the ghosts and turn them into tasty apples. Put your skills to the test and get hooked by a unique gameplay that combines action, strategy, reasoning and memory. Accumulate golden apples and gems to buy the keys of every room within the mysterious house. Over 150 handcrafted levels designed to thrill. Play with Jack and Shelly and enjoy two distinct gameplay styles. Dozens of trophies to win. Unlocking them will test your skills and wit. Find secret rooms that only the best may access.
Halloween Snowball Bubble (29th Oct, $5.99) – While you play, create mythical characters by matching the bubbles that are the same colour. You can make ‘Combos’ or get various special ‘PowerUps’, such as the guided rocket, the destructive bomb and the laser blaster, all with the aim of reaching the top of the scoreboard. Beautiful and nostalgic graphics set in a charming toy store from long ago, which will take you back to your most retro childhood. Relaxing and immersive game where you’ll be trapped until you discover which unusual character is hiding behind each snowball.
Happy Game (Amanita Design, 28th Oct, $13.13) – A little boy falls asleep to a horrible nightmare. Can you make him happy again?
hexceed (28th Oct, $0.00) – A modern twist on a classic puzzle game! Progress through hexes to uncover which spaces are safe and which spaces hide danger! Relax and be rewarded! Numbers show you how many dangers lie around the hexagon! Play with just your mouse! Each click reveals even more information for you to progress through the level! Learn about the special tiles that give you knowledge in new and intriguing ways! Lines for directions, walls for blocking, and more for you to discover! Find out what each mechanic gives you, as well as what it takes away! Every single tile has an answer! Use your own critical thinking combined with the revealed information to correctly place each and every click! Watch out if you click in the wrong hex! 100s of levels! Each level has its own unique layout, bringing a fresh puzzle for you to complete! As you progress you will map out the world!
HOLY COW! Milking Simulator (29th Oct, $9.99) – In HOLY COW! You need to lead a journey of an absolutely extraordinary cow who not only needs to survive in this cruel world of meat eaters but also wants to produce and collect the biggest possible amount of milk, no matter if the grass field is on the ground, ocean bottom or inside whale’s stomach! . . at the same time trying hard to avoid any love stories. Choose between campaign, championships to beat every possible enemy wave in four unique worlds! Enjoy dozens of level types consisting of maze, tower defense, arcade and rogue-like schemes. Gear up your cow with fancy clothes, horns and boots won or exchanged for milk after each level. Make yourself uniquely stylish and well prepared for the upcoming waves! Chill on a couch with your friends and try to figure out the way to beat yet another level together or play the Championships mode to find out who’s the best cow whisperer in multiple competitions!
Horror & Adventure Pinball (29th Oct, $14.99) – This pack includes the games: Halloween Pinball, Werewolf Pinball, Mummy Pinball, Dragon Pinball, Pirates Pinball and Titan Pinball.
Jigsaw Finale (28th Oct, $4.99) – Your favorite jigsaw puzzle game is back! *15 different themes to choose from *4 different difficulty size to adjust any time during playing *75 high quality puzzle images. *Soft, relaxing and cheerful music *Ability to adjust background themes.
Jigsaw Fun: Amazing Animals (28th Oct, $14.99) – Enjoy 100 hand-picked, high quality, images to solve of animals from all around the world. Change the size of your puzzle for increased difficulty and solve jigsaws up to 600 pieces. You can also play with up to 4 players to solve jigsaws together! • 100 high quality jigsaw puzzles • Up to 4 player local multiplayer • 4 different puzzle sizes (30/120/300/600 pieces) • Easy and accessible touch controls • Pick up where you left off with the automatic save feature • Time challenge mode Some of the puzzles you can choose from: • Lions • Panda’s • Giraffes • Snowy Owl • Elephants • Killer Whale • Gorilla’s • White Tiger • Flamingo’s • Bald Eagle • And many more. . . !
King Leo (28th Oct, $19.99) – You are the king of the jungle and you battle through the majestic landscape of your empire. Overcome obstacles, fight your way through and send your opponents off with their tails between their legs. Get at them with a roar! Explore this funny, action-packed platform game with the brave King Leo – hours of fun guaranteed.
Lost Dream (29th Oct, $4.99) – Lost Dream tells a story about your friend being taken away by humans. You wake up one day determined to rescue her. Explore the lengths a fox would go to rescue his friend. Travel through the world, experience the path to change your life. Graphic design is one of the most important things in this game along with the Soundtrack, One of the main goals is to make the player relaxed and to give them an experience they won’t forget. The length of the game is fairly short, discovering everything should only take you about an hour at best, but speeding through will be much faster. Important side information is that the game does not include a saving system, since it’s very easily playable in one sitting, so please keep that in mind before starting the game.
Mainframe Defenders (22nd Oct, $11.99) – MAINFRAME DEFENDERS – tactical retrofuturistic strategy game. A computer virus has infiltrated the “Stargazer” research complex. Most of the robotic units are controlled by the virus. Lead a squad of 4 prototypes on a mission to defend complex mainframe. You’ll have to repel assaults, destroy unit fabricators, download valuable data, clear infected nodes, and do more on your way to the deepest parts of the complex. Work with item limitations and drawbacks to build powerful combinations. Destroy your enemies with diverse tactics: overheat them, melt with corrosion, absorb damage, and return fire. But don’t rely on a single strategy too much – enemies might have a way to counter it. But above everything else: defend the Mainframe! • RETRO STYLE: Graphics, inspired by 80s terminal PC with hybrid synthwave soundtrack.
Negative Nancy (Feed Interactive, 23rd Oct, $14.99) – You are Nancy, a retail clerk who can only say “no! ”. You work a terrible job at Megamart with your best friend, but most of the time that’s the least of your problems. Annoying StreamTubers, delusional bosses, and angry customers. . . if they want to take you on they’ll have to get in line! Play as Nancy in a short game with four unique, branching stories. Help Nancy express herself by navigating tense and delicate situations.
Okinawa Rush (28th Oct, $19.99) – FEATURES: • Custom-made fighting engine with unique moves for each character. • Fight with swords, nunchakus, and bo staffs. • Engaging story told with carefully crafted pixel-art cut-scenes. • Many different enemies, each with their own moveset and weapons. • Intense boss battles. • Arcade mode for those who want to jump straight into the action. • Parry any attacks, projectiles, and traps! • Upload your high scores and compete globally with other players! • Discover many secrets and hidden areas! • Play together in a local co-op mode, and heal each other to achieve victory! SUMMARY: Take on the role of the martial arts master Hiro, Meilin, or Shin as they face off in a desperate fight for their lives against the Black Mantis clan. DOUBLE THE MAYHEM: Bring a friend and battle against ninjas, demons, and more in the 2-player local co-op mode of this action-adventure platformer set in a mystical, fantasy version of Okinawa.
Panorama Cotton (29th Oct, $14.99) – The game’s main character is Nata de Cotton, a witch with unquenchable craving for candy called Willow. She is accompanied by the fairy Silk, who Cotton saved the world with once before. Silk is approached by her sister Knit, who tells her that Queen Velvet has been acting strange. Identifying the source of her behavior as a burnt Willow, Silk tries to dispose of it, but Cotton crosses her path, grabs the Willow and tries to eat it, only to realize that it has been burned. She doesn’t care much about the queen or the kingdom, but is angered by the fact that someone is burning Willows, so Cotton and Silk set off to stop whoever is doing such evil things! In 1994, Panorama Cotton raised the bar for what’s possible on the Mega Drive/Genesis consoles. The game’s more colorful pallet makes every stage a treat to look at and fly through!
Pixel Game Maker Series Shiba Mekuri (21st Oct, $5.49) – A puzzle game with intuitive controls! Manipulate the panels on the stage to turn them all face up! About this game On January 23, 2021, a small family member was added to our home. A two-month-old Shiba Inu puppy. I named her “Hina”. This is a puzzle game full of cute daily videos of Hina the Shiba Inu. It’s a simple puzzle where you turn over the panels placed on the stage! But be careful, because some of the panels move in a slightly peculiar way! But be careful, some of the panels are a little quirky! When you clear each stage, you’ll be able to watch cute Shiba Inu’s daily life videos in the gallery. If you clear each stage, you will be able to see the cute Shiba Inu’s daily life video in the gallery.
PJ MASKS: HEROES OF THE NIGHT (Outright Games, 29th Oct, $39.99) – Become Catboy, Owlette, and Gekko and use your superpowers to explore the world of PJ Masks. Can you stop villains Romeo, Luna Girl, and Night Ninja? Who goes into the night to save the day? You do!
QB Planets (1st Nov, $6.99) – Do you love solving puzzles. . . in space? QB Planets is a family-friendly cubic puzzle space adventure that will challenge your puzzle-solving skills. Play as one of the available Astronauts and explore strange and beautiful puzzle planets with mysterious powers and dangerous environments. Locate and collect stars to power your ship and blast off to new and exciting planets. Avoid obstacles and find a safe route to your ship with the least possible moves whilst collecting 3 stars! Twist your way through diverse, challenging puzzles while helping your Astronaut navigate new worlds. Unlock fun and unique space suits and rocket ships by completing special missions. Challenge your friends to become each level’s Twist Champion!
rRootage Reloaded (PERZIUR, 21st Oct, $5.00) – The classic bullet hell is back! rRootage Reloaded is a remastered version of the original rRootage by Kenta Cho. Featuring untouched gameplay from the original version, this remaster has been adapted for the features of the Nintendo Switch™. Featuring stable 60 FPS with low battery usage, HD graphics, and multiple control methods. Play 4 different game modes, each of them with 40 levels, to a total of 160 unique levels. Play using touchscreen, Joy-Con™, both on your TV and on the go.
SEDOMAIRI (28th Oct, $4.99) – SEDOMAIRI is a first-person action horror game in which you wander through a randomly generated world that feels like an old Japanese house. Using a radio that can detect the distance and direction of enemies, escape from enemies, capture all straw figures, and escape from the “Sedo”. – Gameplay You have a radio. With this radio, you can detect the distance and direction from enemies and dolls. Try to catch all the straw dolls and survive from the “Sedo” while hiding from the children of the angel of death. – Gameplay built for fear. The distance of the player’s light, the distance of footsteps, the distance of the enemy’s vision, and the distance at which the radio can detect the enemy are all calculated and set to create fear. This will cause you to experience the fear that they might be there. – Randomly generated maps Maps are randomly generated. This makes it possible to enjoy fresh play even after you played the game once.
SHINRAI – Broken Beyond Despair (29th Oct, $14.99) – A group of ten friends gathers at a secluded mountain resort to spend the night of All Hallows’ Eve together. However, what was originally intended to be a fun little Halloween party quickly turns into an actual night of horrors. When one of the attendees is found dead, fear and uncertainty spread among the group as the friends realize they are trapped with a murderer. Investigate, interrogate and present evidence as you solve various mysteries throughout the night. Maybe you will even be able to save a life! Or will your deductions lead you to blame someone completely innocent. . . ?
Super Fowlst (21st Oct, $9.99) – Super Fowlst is an an action game about dodging bullets, squishing monsters and grabbing loot. There’s sprawling stages to conquer, huge bosses to defeat, and all manner of gadgets and gizmos to interact with. Trade your treasure for cool powers like egg bombs and rockets so you can really show those demons who’s boss!
Tandem: A Tale of Shadows (21st Oct, $24.99) – Tandem : A Tale of Shadows redefines the puzzle platformer genre with a unique top down and side-scroller gameplay and exceptional aesthetics. Help Emma and the teddy bear Fenton solve the mystery of the disappearance of the famous magician Thomas Kane. Award-winning Tandem: A Tale of Shadows features five beautiful Victorian-inspired worlds inspired by Tim Burton, Jules Vernes, Conan Doyle. Players have to carefully alternate between Emma’s top-down view and Fenton’s horizontal side-scroller view if they hope to escape these chiaroscuro dimensions alive. As the duo navigates past intelligent obstacles and menacing horrors, they uncover clues regarding Thomas’ disappearance, the strange Kane family, and their place in this universe. Will Emma and Fenton escape the murderous manor filled with twists and turns, or has their fate already been sealed?
The Legend of Tianding (Neon Doctrine, 1st Nov, $19.99) – The Legend of Tianding is a sidescrolling action game about Liao Tianding, the legendary Taiwanese Folk Hero. ◆ THE TAIWANESE ROBIN HOOD ◆ Play as Liao Tianding (AKA. Liāu Thiam-Ting), vigilante of Taipei city and wanted by the Colonial Japanese authorities. Rob the rich, feed the poor, and fight for justice in the streets of early 20th century Taipei as Taiwan’s legendary outlaw. Based on real events, real people and real situations, The Legend of Tianding is an exploration of a place and time often overlooked and presented in the style of Traditional Chinese Manga. ◆ KUNG FU FIGHTING ◆ Battle the colonial authorities in style with a tanto, waist sash, and fast paced Kung Fu in tightly tuned technical combat. Execute advanced aerial combos, steal weapons from your enemies, use your waist sash and grappling hook to fly around the battlefield, and strike fear into the hearts of your oppressors. – Read our The Legend of Tianding review
The Sokoban (28th Oct, $17.99) – The sense of accomplishment you can feel by solving Sokoban puzzles is like the satisfaction after unravelling a tangled thread. This is the only one official Sokoban game available for Nintendo Switch™. The rules are simple, just push the boxes and place them in the goals. However, the difficult stages are not as easy as they look! Try to solve each puzzle with the fewest steps possible. The Sokoban is a great game for. . . -Having fun in your spare time -Training your brain -Developing kids aptitude.
The Suicide of Rachel Foster (31st Oct, $19.99) – 1993 LEWIS & CLARK COUNTY, MONTANA, US Ten years ago, teenager Nicole and her mother left the family hotel after discovering her father Leonard’s affair with, and pregnancy of Rachel, a girl her own age who eventually committed suicide. Now that both of her parents have passed, Nicole hopes to fulfil her mother’s last will to sell the hotel and make amends to Rachel’s relatives. With the will and determination to put that chapter behind her, she returns to the hotel with the family’s lawyer to audit the decaying structure. As the weather unexpectedly turns for the worst, Nicole has no way to leave the large mountain lodge, and finds support in Irving, a young FEMA agent, using one of the first radio telephones ever built. With his help, Nicole starts to investigate a mystery far deeper than what people in the valley thought. A story of love and death, where melancholy and nostalgia melt into a thrilling ghost tale.
Trash Sailors (tinyBuild, 31st Oct, $0.00) – ABOUT GAME Trash Sailors is a hand-drawn sailing action with co-op up to 4 players. Control the group of castaways by local or online multiplayer, and create the trashiest sailing team in history! Make your slapdash raft, fight with monsters, and trash your friendship! The world was flooded by a giant Trash Tsunami! Luckily for you, a lot of trash is floating around. Trash is your main resource and the most valuable thing in this world. You can recycle it into fuel, raft spare parts, and even weapons. Brace yourself for swamp crocodiles, toxic sharks, arctic pirates, and much, much more!
Undernauts: Labyrinth of Yomi (28th Oct, $59.99) – Escape from “Yomi” – a dungeon filled with riches – and danger. You have been recruited into the Undernauts – a team of brave subterranean adventurers who comb the depths of a massive, monster-infested labyrinth in search of priceless resources. Make use of your powerful skills and magic items to create exits and reach the surface alive.
Unpacking (2nd Nov, $19.99) – Unpacking is a zen game about the familiar experience of pulling possessions out of boxes and fitting them into a new home. Part block-fitting puzzle, part home decoration, you are invited to create a satisfying living space while learning clues about the life you’re unpacking. Over the course of eight house moves, you are given a chance to experience a sense of intimacy with a character you never see and a story you’re never told.
VirtuaVerse (28th Oct, $14.99) – In a future not too far away, one Artificial Intelligence has prevailed over all other AIs and their governments. Society has migrated to a permanently integrated reality connected to a single neural network that continuously optimizes people’s experiences by processing personal data. Nathan, an outsider still refusing to comply with the new system, makes a living off the grid as a smuggler of modded hardware and cracked software. Geared with his custom headset, he is among the few that can still switch AVR off and see reality for what truly is. He shares an apartment in the city with his girlfriend Jay, a talented AVR graffiti writer whose drones have been bit-spraying techno-color all over the augmented space in the city. Waking up one morning, Nathan discovers that Jay disappeared overnight, but not before leaving a cryptic message on their bathroom mirror.
Zumba Aqua (28th Oct, $2.99) – Get better in one of the most popular puzzle games. Shoot gems and try to complete all the levels with three stars in each level. This gem game is easy to play and addicting at the same time.
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!