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
Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes (Nintendo, 24th Jun, £49.99 / €59.99) – Join Fire Emblem™: Three Houses characters as you engage in massive battles across Fódlan Edelgard, Dimitri, Claude, and other Fire Emblem: Three Houses characters return to put their combat expertise on display as you revisit a war-torn Fódlan. Unleash devastating combos and striking special moves in action-packed, real-time combat Cut through hordes of enemies as characters from the Fire Emblem: Three Houses game. Take down dozens of foes with Edelgard’s axe or Dimitri’s lance, or blast enemies from a distance with Claude’s bow. Slash, swing, and spear your way to a brighter future for Fódlan. Purchase the digital version of the game to receive regular visits from a friendly messenger owl outside of your personal quarters. It’ll gift you Owl Feathers that can be used to boost your support level with other characters! – Read our Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes review
Pocky & Rocky Reshrined (Natsume Inc. , 24th Jun, £26.99 / €29.99) – Pocky the shrine maiden and Rocky the raccoon are back together in the latest game in the long-running classic shooter series! As the evil Black Mantle attacks, Pocky and Rocky need to team up once again, this time with some new friends to take on the upcoming challenges! With 8 stages of high-paced shooting action, you’ll have your hands full with creepy enemies, big bosses, and lots of twists and turns! Pocky & Rocky Reshrined is a multi-directional scrolling shooter in the classic 16-bit style with improved graphics, sound, and fun! Gameplay takes place from a top-down perspective and features both single-player and cooperative modes. The adventures of Pocky and Rocky begin again! • Continue the story with the newest installment of the series! • Play alone in Story Mode or with a friend in Free Mode! • Extra Easy Mode for Beginners! • Play as Pocky, Rocky, or one of three new characters! • Try to top the online leaderboards! – Read our Pocky & Rocky Reshrined review
Wreckfest (THQ Nordic, 21st Jun, £34.99 / €39.99) – Wreckfest is jam-packed with upgrade and customization options. Whether you are preparing for your next demolition derby with reinforced bumpers, roll cages, side protectors and much more, or setting your car up for a banger race with engine performance parts like air filters, camshafts, fuel systems, etc. , Wreckfest is shaping up to be the best combative motorsport game out there. Unique Racing Experience – Exhilarating no-rules racing action with defining, once-in-a-lifetime moments that can be achieved only with a true-to-life physics simulation. Witness insane neck-to-neck fighting on high-speed circuits, face total destruction madness on crazy courses with intersections and oncoming traffic, or go for demolition dominance in derby arenas. Awesome Cars – Our cars are old, banged up, patched together. . . They ooze style and character! From old American heavy-hitters to agile Europeans and fun Asians, you won’t find anything like this in other games.
Switch eShop – New Releases
Archery Escape (Pix Arts, 25th Jun, £2.99 / €2.99) – Use your best skills to deliver nice monsters from the ropes they are attached to. Throw arrows to cut ropes but beware not hitting monsters. You will have to develop strategies and overcome each level’s tricks. Easy to play, fun and cute cartoon style will make this game please to the entire family.
Blade Runner: Enhanced Edition (Nightdive Studios, 23rd Jun, £8.39 / €9.29) – LOS ANGELES – NOVEMBER, 2019 Westwood Studios, the company that brought Real-Time to strategy games with Command & Conquer, brings Real-Time to adventure games with the science fiction classic, Blade Runner. Armed with your investigative skills and the tools of the Blade Runner trade, you’ll be immersed in a world that lives and breathes around you with breakthrough lighting and visual effects. Your ability to survive will be put to the test in the richest game environment ever created. Immerse yourself in the dark, gritty world of Los Angeles 2019, where you become both the hunter and the hunted.
BROKEN MIND (2BAD GAMES, 21st Jun, £8.99 / €9.99) – In BROKEN MIND, you play Agent Frank Morgan, a detective with a dark past. You will have to investigate the disappearance of a teenage girl who was abducted during a live Internet broadcast. The investigation is accelerated when Laura’s phone emits a signal a few miles away in the middle of the forest! BROKEN MIND is an action Survival Horror. Fight, investigate, solve the puzzles and find out what happened to Laura Campbell. If she is still alive you must act quickly! – Gameplay that mixes investigations, puzzles and combat! – Follow the story from different angles, playing several characters with unique skills. – 7 actors and 1 music composer for a more powerful atmosphere. – An oppressive atmosphere, with a graphic style mixing 3D and hand made drawings. – A game created by one man!
Capcom Fighting Collection (CAPCOM, 24th Jun, £32.98 / €39.99) – Ten of Capcom’s most popular arcade games in one bumper collection! A wide variety of titles are included from series such as Street Fighter and Darkstalkers, Cyberbots, and the first home console port of Red Earth! And of course, all titles support online play! This is the perfect collection for both arcade veterans who remember the titles, and those who want to get into them for the first time! ■ Fully-featured online modes Players can aim to top the global leaderboards in ranked matches, or create a lobby with friends for casual matches and spectating. Rollback netcode offers a comfortable online experience. ■ First-timers welcome Beginner-friendly features such as training modes and one-button special move control options are included. You can also save and load any time for a quick do-over! ■ Additional content to enjoy The Museum This archive features more than 500 illustrations and development materials across the 10 included titles. – Read our Capcom Fighting Collection review
Cube Decider (DillyFrame, 23rd Jun, £3.23 / €3.59) – Cube Decider is a logic puzzle game with RPG elements where you need to make your way through each level collecting power-up and deciding whom and when to attack using your logic and arithmetic skills. You are a Cube with a sword; your default stats values are 1 damage point, 5 health points and 0 armor points. Your stats reset to the default values at the beginning of each game level. Then while you are making the way through the level, stats are changed depending on taken power-ups and defeated enemies. You initiate all attacks and decide whom to attack first. The fight is turn based. After you attack an enemy, the enemy will attack in turn if it is still alive. You can die if your health becomes below zero; but you can make successful attack even having zero health points. If you die, you will have to start the level from the beginning. Also you can restart the current level any time.
Drunken Fist 2 : Zombie Hangover (eastasiasoft, 22nd Jun, £5.59 / €6.39) – The inebriated antics of Drunken Fist are back with brutal vengeance as you take the role of a hungover rocker in Drunken Fist 2: Zombie Hangover! Waking up in a city full of undead hordes, it’s your job to stumble through the streets pummeling zombie opponents with the fearless inhibition that only a drunken stupor can provide. Filled with blood, gore and loss of limbs depicted in light-hearted low-poly style, Drunken Fist 2: Zombie Hangover is a whimsical take on survival horror, featuring physics-based beat ‘em up action and ragdoll takedowns that no sober player would take seriously. It’s time to drain as many bottles of alcohol as possible, find food to keep you standing and somehow muster a bit more combat prowess than your lumbering undead opponents. The occasional faceplant will be excused, of course.
ElecHead (NamaTakahashi, 23rd Jun, £7.99 / €8.99) – In a world enshrouded by darkness, deep inside a factory, the light of hope still shines. ElecHead has you play as Elec, a small robot on a mission to bring light back to the world. When Elec touches walls, floors, platforms, switches, and more, he makes electricity run through them, activating them. He can also detach and throw his head to trigger things remotely, but be careful: if he doesn’t get his head back within ten seconds, he will shut down. Elec will have to use his head, literally and figuratively, to find a way out of this trap-ridden facility.
Fall Guys (Epic Games, 21st Jun) – Fall Guys is a free, cross-platform, massively multiplayer, party royale game where you and your fellow contestants compete through escalating rounds of absurd obstacle course chaos until one lucky victor remains! – Read our Fall Guys review
Firegirl: Hack ‘n Splash Rescue DX (Thunderful, 22nd Jun, £14.99 / €17.99) – Take on the role of a young rescue officer starting her career. Armed with a trusty axe and high-pressure fire hose that also acts as a jetpack, Firegirl responds to emergency calls across the city. Can Firegirl save all the trapped civilians caught in each blaze? Can she uncover the truth of why these fires have engulfed the city? Find out in a mystery that goes all the way to the top… Procedurally generated Blazes Respond to new fires in procedurally generated levels across forests, lavish hotels, trains and apartment blocks. Rescue Trapped Civilians When Firegirl arrives on the scene, she only has a few minutes to save all the civilians caught in the blaze! Douse roaring flames, chop through obstacles and extinguish dastardly pyro-monsters, use your hose to boost your jumps and reach high places to rescue trapped survivors (and cats). Rebuild the Firehouse Hang out at the Firehouse between missions to upgrade your equipment and hire new staff.
Him & Her Collection (QUByte Interactive, 23rd Jun, £2.69 / €2.99) – Him & Her Collection brings three games of the challenging puzzle-platformer series, Him & Her, Her Challenges and Him & Her 3. You can move your character from a side-scrolling perspective, and at any time, you can also jump. However, when not jumping you simply walk towards the platforms and the entire level will rotate according to the direction you are moving the ledges. Its dark themed yet family friendly tone, from the grey world to its compelling soundtrack, will make each moment an enjoyable experience as the player figures out the correct route to lead Him or Her alive to his soulmate. Game Features – Three games in this version of the collection; – More than 100 challenges in all levels of difficulty; – Normal and hard difficulty settings; – Moody art graphics; – A provoked experience; Developed by Willams and published by QUByte Interactive with Game Nacional
Husky’s Adventures (Ultimate Games, 20th Jun, £4.49 / €4.99) – Jump into the great adventure of Husky! Each level has a unique atmosphere to it, and great challenge. Try to complete all level using basic movement, jump and dash!
Milky Way Prince – The Vampire Star (Fantastico Studio, 21st Jun, £13.49 / €14.99) – Live a summer of dysfunctional love through branching storylines, twists, sudden changes, and a special mechanic where you choose which senses to use with your boyfriend. In these moments, you will learn about him, his personality, and his past, making you question everything. Milky Way Prince is a semi-autobiographical story entirely designed, programmed, illustrated, and scored by a young author, Lorenzo Redaelli. “During my experience with a borderline partner, I thought that falling in love with him was like becoming part of a binary star system. It’s the rarest, most precious thing in the universe – but the closer they get the more unstable they become. ” “My idea was to create an immersive experience where the player is asked to try to understand the dynamics of this unusual relationship.
Pachi Pachi 2 on a roll (Dolores Ent., 23rd Jun, £5.75 / €6.39) – Our beloved thieves Fujiko and Robin have managed to escape from the Money City police. However, citizens are not happy with this situation, that’s why they have decided to create a new search team to catch them once and for all and restore stability to one of the biggest casino cities in the world. Join this new adventure accompanied by Agent Rin, a girl who takes up arms. Get ready to dress up as a ninja with Hoshi and Kaoru and engage in a fight for honor. Help a pair of beautiful farmers struggling in an ever-changing climate alongside Emika and Tsuyu. Enjoy a fascinating fight with Hara, our female devil in a haunted school. New boards, new missions, new girls and much more in Pachi Pachi On A Roll 2.
REDO! (Top Hat Studios, 22nd Jun, £7.64 / €8.49) – REDO! is a dark, lonely, evocative, non-linear action RPG. REDO! is a game about a girl trying to find what remains of a dystopian world overrun by biomachines. Presented in a non-linear, open format, the game provides a dark and mysterious narrative within a gloomy and vast, interconnected decaying city. Combat is methodical, with the player needing to balance staggering enemies – making them less of a danger and an easier target – against fighting furiously to deplete their health as quickly as possible, and survive both unique enemy encounters and unforgiving environments. In order to survive in this world after the end of mankind, the player will have a diverse selection of weaponry and items available, ranging from energy blades, to riot shields, to rocket launchers. The twisted biomachines which inhabit the lonely world of REDO! breathe fire, electrify air and spit plasma. You will need every tool available to survive.
Roller Champions™ (Ubisoft, 21st Jun) – Skate, tackle, and roll your way up to glory in Roller Champions™. Discover a free-to-play, team PvP sports game like no other! Welcome to 2032. Arenas are built all over the world and fans rush to the stands to admire their modern-day heroes, the Roller Champions. They roll up to 100 miles an hour, tackle opponents, wall-skate, and dunk while thousands of fans scream their names. As a Roller Champion, compete in a team of three against three. The rules are simple: take the ball, make a lap while maintaining team-possession, dodge opponents and score. Go for more points by completing additional laps before attempting a goal. After each match, gain fans to compete in bigger arenas. Customize characters and create a unique destiny.
Ruggnar (Plug In Digital, 23rd Jun, £12.59 / €13.99) – It’s a dwarf’s story! As the veins of his city are depleted and the valley is deserted of its inhabitants, rumors of taverns come to Ruggnar’s ears. Abandoned places contain incredible treasures that are just waiting to be pickep up. Equipped with his bag and a few candles, he goes on an adventure to make his fortune! Really useful candles! Ruggnar has a limited amount of candles to help him in these dark places. Help him to manage his supply. Seeing the path ahead of you, activating certain mechanisms or simply lighting up: it’s up to you to find the perfect use for each candle! And if you throw one, remember to pick it up. It might come in useful soon! Sneaky traps! There are no enemies to kill here, but many traps are in your way. Hidden by the darkness, you may find yourself face to face with an axe, a fireball or other nasty things. Don’t worry, move carefully, use your candles and everything will be fine.
Sakura Spirit (Gamuzumi, 23rd Jun, £9.99 / €9.99) – Rising Judo Star Gushiken Takahiro was two weeks away from the match that would make or break his career – a championship match where the winner is then signed up to be a young national athlete for Japan. He was very determined to win, to fulfill his dreams of finally representing his country for a sport he loves so much. He goes to a shrine that is rumored to grant any wish. After praying, he wakes up and finds himself in an ancient, unfamiliar place. While searching for a way back to his village, he stumbles upon two mysterious foxgirls. Will Takahiro get back to his own world in time for his match? Or will he be stuck there forever?
Shadowrun Returns (ParadoxInteractive, 21st Jun, £17.99 / €19.99) – The year is 2054. Magic has returned to the world, awakening powerful creatures of myth and legend. Technology merges with flesh and consciousness. Elves, trolls, orks and dwarves walk among us, while ruthless corporations bleed the world dry. You are a shadowrunner – a mercenary living on the fringes of society, in the shadows of massive corporate arcologies, surviving day-by-day on skill and instinct alone. When the powerful or the desperate need a job done, you get it done. . . by any means necessary. In the urban sprawl of the Seattle metroplex, the search for a mysterious killer sets you on a trail that leads from the darkest slums to the city’s most powerful megacorps. You will need to tread carefully, enlist the aid of other runners, and master powerful forces of technology and magic in order to emerge from the shadows of Seattle unscathed. The unique cyberpunk-meets-fantasy world of Shadowrun has gained a huge cult following since its creation over 30 years ago. – Read our Shadowrun Returns review
Shadowrun: Dragonfall – Director’s Cut (ParadoxInteractive, 21st Jun, £17.99 / €19.99) – Shadowrun: Dragonfall – Director’s Cut is a standalone release of Harebrained Schemes’ critically-acclaimed Dragonfall campaign, which first premiered as a major expansion for Shadowrun Returns. The Director’s Cut adds a host of new content and enhancements to the original game making it the definitive version on consoles of this one-of-a-kind cyberpunk RPG experience. Man Meets Magic & Machine In 2012, magic returned to our world, awakening powerful creatures of myth and legend. Among them was the Great Dragon Feuerschwinge, who emerged without warning from the mountains of Germany, unleashing fire, death, and untold destruction across the countryside. It took German forces nearly four months to finally shoot her down – and when they did, their victory became known as The Dragonfall. It’s 42 years later – 2054 – and the world has changed. Unchecked advances in technology have blurred the line between man and machine. Elves and trolls walk among us, ruthless corporations bleed the world dry, and Feuerschwinge’s reign of terror is just a distant memory. Germany is splintered – a stable anarchy known as the “Flux State” controls the city of Berlin. It’s a place where power is ephemeral, almost anything goes, and the right connections can be the difference between success and starvation. For you and your team of battle-scarred shadowrunners, there’s no better place to earn a quick payday. Now, a new threat is rising, one that could mean untold chaos and devastation. One that soon has you and your team caught on the wrong side of a deadly conspiracy. The only clue: whispers of the Dragonfall. Rumors that the Great Dragon Feuerschwinge may still be alive, waiting for the right moment to return… Key Features A Classic, Story-Driven cRPG adapted to consoles: Dragonfall hearkens back to the golden age of computer RPG’s with a novel-like branching narrative full of sharp prose and deep character development. Immerse yourself in a smart, 20+ hour campaign with a diverse cast of all-too-human characters. A One-of-a-Kind Cyberpunk Setting: Experience the unique “Tech meets Magic” dystopian future of Shadowrun, a fan-favorite game setting. Shadowrun: Dragonfall – Director’s Cut is the perfect entry point to the setting for those with no prior Shadowrun experience, while providing plenty of classic Shadowrun characters and tech for veteran players to sink their teeth into. Command Your Team: Lead a small team of shadowrunners – each with their own outlook, motivations, and backstory. The members of your team are designed to play contrasting roles during missions, and each has a distinct set of skills, abilities, strengths, and weaknesses. But it’s not all about the mission – each team member also has challenges to face in their own lives, which you can choose to brush aside or play an important part in. Gripping, Turn-Based Tactical Combat: When you’re running the shadows, every turn matters. Choose your actions wisely – move to better cover, charge into melee, or lob a fireball into a crowd of enemies. With over 200 weapons and spells at your disposal, every turn is filled with meaningful choices. Skill-Based Character Progression: Choose a starting character archetype and build from there! Street Samurai and Physical Adepts use advanced combat skills to dominate the battlefield, Shamans and Mages summon powerful allies and cast deadly spells, while Riggers and Deckers provide critical technological support, projecting their consciousness directly into drones and computer systems. Shadowrun: Dragonfall’s classless skill system allows you to grow your character in any direction you choose. Updated/Redesigned UI: To better experience this cult-classic on consoles, the UI has been redesigned to meet the needs of console players! – Read our Shadowrun: Dragonfall – Director’s Cut review
Shadowrun: Hong Kong – Extended Edition (ParadoxInteractive, 21st Jun, £17.99 / €19.99) – Shadowrun: Hong Kong – Extended Edition is the definitive version of Shadowrun: Hong Kong, the third standalone game in Harebrained Schemes’ critically-acclaimed Shadowrun cRPG series. The Extended Edition adds 6+ hr Shadows of Hong Kong Bonus Campaign, audio commentary to the game, and a long list of improvements since the game’s initial launch – including new visual effects and updated dialogue. Experience the most impressive Shadowrun RPG yet, hailed as one of the best RPGs and strategy games of 2015, and now available on consoles! HONG KONG. A stable and prosperous port of call in a sea of chaos, warfare, and political turmoil. The Hong Kong Free Enterprise Zone is a land of contradictions – it is one of the most successful centers of business in the Sixth World, and home to one of the world’s most dangerous sprawl sites. A land of bright lights, gleaming towers, and restless spirits where life is cheap and everything is for sale. – Read our Shadowrun: Hong Kong – Extended Edition review
Snug Finder (Soroka Games, 25th Jun, £6.99 / €7.99) – Snug Finder – is a beautiful hidden object game. Become a finder and try to find all the objects, but be careful, sometimes it’s not that easy. Immerse yourself in a wonderful game with lovely illustrations, gorgeous sounds and cozy atmosphere. Spend hours on 36 amazing levels with over 300 hidden objects. Let’s start adventure!
Sonic Origins (SEGA, 23rd Jun, £32.99 / €39.99) – Relive the classic collected adventures of Sonic The Hedgehog, Sonic The Hedgehog 2, Sonic 3 & Knuckles, and Sonic CD in the newly remastered Sonic Origins! From the iconic Green Hill Zone to the treacherous Death Egg Robot, you’ll speed down memory lane to thwart the sinister plans of Doctor Robotnik in polished high definition! This latest version includes new areas to explore, exclusive animations, and a brand new Anniversary mode! Classic Re-defined Explore the classic Sonic titles in high-resolution, with all-new opening and ending animations for each title! New Unlockables Complete various missions to collect coins to unlock new content, challenges, and Special Stages through the Museum. Classic and Anniversary Mode Choose to Spin Dash your way through the numerous zones in Classic mode with the game’s original resolution and limited lives, or the new Anniversary mode with unlimited lives and revamped fullscreen resolution.
Steve Jackson’s Sorcery! (No Gravity Games, 23rd Jun, £24.99 / €24.99) – Legendary quadrilogy of epic adventure games in a land of monsters, traps, and magic. Journey through hills, forests, cities, dungeons, and even time in the magical world of Sorcery! where every choice matters. Fight, explore, solve puzzles, and most importantly, survive and craft your own unique story! Sorcery! Parts 1 and 2 are the first half of an epic quadrilogy. Sorcery! 3 takes the adventure to the wilds of the Baklands and creates a fully open-world experience. Sorcery! 4 is a graceful finish to your grand adventure and has you infiltrate The Fortress of Sorcerers. Each part can be played on its own, or you can load your character from one part to the next, carrying over equipment, stats, and narrative choices.
Sudocats (Silesia Games, 23rd Jun, £1.99 / €2.39) – Cats are wonderful creatures, but you better not put them together without a proper introduction. Plan ahead and display them in the right order so that they get along! Relax playing Sudoku while you learn how to properly introduce cats to each other! When you adopt a cat and already have a cat (or several) at home, you first need to introduce them gradually. Sudocats can be handy in that matter!
The Psychoduck (Ratalaika Games, 24th Jun, £4.99 / €4.99) – The Psychoduck is a stealth game about a psychotic duck who collects crowns and has no problem killing all the enemy herons to increase his collection. Distract sentries with your slingshot, surf alligators, help turtles make way, and more! Gather all the snails, use different mechanics to distract frog sentries, then advance through each map to assassinate the white birds.
Viki Spotter: Shopping (Ultimate Games, 22nd Jun, £4.49 / €4.99) – Treat yourself and your loved ones a wonderful game about a little girl Viki Spotter, who is trying to find inconsistencies in the world around her. Sometimes it’s not easy, but it’s interesting – you need to help her. Be very careful and do not miss a single one. And if it seems too difficult, you can always use the hint.
Why Pizza? (Sometimes You, 22nd Jun, £4.49 / €4.99) – You are one of the delivery guys working at the pizzeria and you need to hurry because pizza might get cold. “Why pizza? ” is a platformer, physics puzzle, and delivery job simulator at the same time. You have to deliver pizza, get your payment and survive this day. If you don’t have enough money, you’ll lose your house, food, and life, so be careful and work hard! Cheesy wonky characters, funny levels and hot pizza are included.
Switch eShop – Demos
DLC / Add-On Content
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