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 eShop – New Releases
2in1 – App Driver and Sniper (GAME NACIONAL, 6th May, £0.84 / €0.99) – 2 fun games with minimalist 3D aesthetics. In the first, you will be an application driver who must pick up passengers as quickly as possible, even if you have to run over some pedestrians. In the second you will take on the role of a sniper with psychopath tendencies as a serial killer, shooting from the top of a building
Beach Bounce Remastered (Gamuzumi, 6th May, £6.39 / €7.19) – Tomoyo finds himself at his grandmother Umi’s beach resort, looking forward to a great summer where he can finally put the past to rest and possibly take his life forward in a better way than the coasting he was doing up until now. Of course, there is always a catch. . . And now it looks like his summer vacation is dashed on the rocks before it begins. The only upside is the many beautiful female staff members working at the resort.
Blink: Rogues (£8.99 / €9.99) – Blink: Rogues is a fast-paced top-down shooter that brings combat tactics, sharp reflexes and multi-lane combat under the same roof. Fire rockets, shotgun or railgun, flip your ship, jump to the other lane and chase the perfect score. Steal the opponent’s power-ups or simply frag him! Plays like a Shmup, feels like a Deathmatch! Engage in short and intense matches, flip your ship, teleport to the enemy lane, steal their loot or simply frag for points!
C14 Dating (£19.99 / €19.99) – You play as Melissa Flores, a 3rd year anthropology student participating in a summer archaeological internship. The field school takes place in Belgium, over 5000 miles away from your native California! You’ll be staying in an unfamiliar country for two months, it can be nerve-racking, but you couldn’t pass up such a learning opportunity!
Classic Checkers (Piotr Skalski, 3rd May, £7.19 / €7.99) – Classic Checkers is an engaging checkers game that helps you enjoy a realistic, fun gameplay of this extraordinary board game. The visuals are extraordinary, and you can also see the current score right away. It’s also possible to rotate the board if you want for the best results and experience.
CyberHive (Redblack Spade, 6th May, £6.65 / €7.37) – Survive, gather resources, expand your crew, improve your starship, and pave the way through outer space – full of hostile races. Your path will consist of difficult choices and everyone will have an influence on the outcome. …and perhaps you might be able to solve the mystery of this universe. FLYING AMONG THE STARS You are the commander of the “Melistar” (“The Star Bee”), and you have a swarm of intelligent anthropomorphic bees.
Dull Grey (Sometimes You, 5th May, £4.49 / €4.99) – You will be making one and the same choice again and again deciding who the son should become – a lamplighter or a tallyman. At first it may seem that the situation leaves you no choice at all. But don’t jump to conclusions, take a moment to think it over and then, perhaps, you’ll see your story in full color.
Flowing Lights (£8.99 / €9.99) – Why is Flowing Lights different from other shooting games? Puzzle elements! They offer a challenge for the brain on top of the immediate fun of destroying monsters. Deeper challenges, deeper sense of achievement! How do these puzzle elements work? Each fight has been designed as a puzzle that requires a new tactic. Thanks to a unique system of terrain and physics, bullets flow like a liquid and create new and gripping gameplay situations. The goal is not only to destroy all enemies but also to find the right tactic to do so! This may require several attempts so Flowing Lights has been designed to facilitate experimentation.
Football Drama (6th May, £8.99 / €9.99) – In Football Drama, you are Rocco Galliano, the Marseillaise new manager of Calchester Assembled Football Club. After the abrupt ending of your coaching career seven years ago, the hysterical attention of the press quickly faded. But struggling results by Calchester FC convinced Boris Aluminovitch, its billionaire president, to axe the previous beleaguered manager and give you a new chance. Will your raucous shouts from the bench change the fate of the team?
Go! Birdie (PrimeBit Games, 5th May, £4.49 / €4.99) – Being a little nestling, Birdie listened to the story about a Golden Grain many times. Growing up he dreamed of finding the treasure, however, he didn’t have enough strength and determination. Now, when he is grown up, he decided to fulfill his childhood dream and find this artifact. Join our hero, to experience a wonderfull adventure in various and colorful locations. Starting in a modest forest, throughout rich castles, down to the secrets of the deep sea.
Highway Haste (Piotr Skalski, 5th May, £4.49 / €4.99) – Is an action-packed arcade racing game with amazing physics and exciting gameplay. You have 15 cars in the game and your focus is to get the highest possible score. In order to do that, you must dodge the traffic at high speeds and earn a high score. The more challenging and unforgiving the situation, the more points you will get. You can buy and upgrade your rides with the money you get as you play.
Infestor (£4.99 / €4.99) – Welcome to Human Colony 31-5B! Playing Infestor you are a cute little green space alien invading your way across the colony. However since there are many physical obstacles in your way, you must gain control of the human inhabitants and use their powerful bodies to perform tasks that are beyond your tiny stature. Jump high, push heavy crates, avoid pointy spikes, gun turrets, and other hazards in each brain-teasing level as you snatch bodies of the human race one at a time. How far can you take the colony conquest as you progress through 70 challenging levels? Features * Be a little green body-snatching alien * 70 tricky platform puzzle levels * Classic pixel game style graphics and sound
Magical Girls (Caerux, 6th May, £3.41 / €3.82) – From magical girls to furry cat-eared girls, here come the cute girl characters! This is a unique block-busting game in which you destroy all the blocks placed on the stage to evolve the illustrations of cute girl characters.
My little fast food booth (Kistler Benjamin, 6th May, £2.69 / €2.99) – Start your own fast food business with your own little fast food booth! Sell delicious burgers and make your customers happy and satisfied! Serve and prepare delicious burgers with different ingredients matching the customers order and make them happy. Start your fast food booth now ! My fast food Booth is a casual fast food burger tycoon game where you need to fulfil each customers request by stacking up the requested burgers or drinks with the various ingredients.
Ninja Epic Adventure (£3.99 / €3.99) – Help your ninja buddie and his pals to go through 4 worlds and 36 levels in this side-scrolling arcade platformer game! Defeat monsters, collect coins and unlock weapons and new characters. Main Features: + 4 Worlds – 36 levels total, 4 Big Bosses fight at final level + Nice sound and graphics + Shop system, using free coins (gained through playing) to unlock new characters and collect items + Hit blocks to release random items + Special bullet range attack + addictive jump and run platform / obstacles runner + side-scroller gameplay with easy controls Enjoy!
Nongunz: Doppelganger Edition (Digerati, 6th May, £10.79 / €11.99) – Nongunz is a nihilistic action-platformer roguelike. Obscure in both gameplay and theme, it’s a riddle that demands sacrifice. Rebuilt from the ground-up, the Doppelganger Edition is a remastered version of the original, never previously released on console, and features two all-new modes: Arena and Local Co-op.
Olympic Basketball (£5.99 / €5.99) – Show you skills, moves and fakes in this fast-paced authentic Basketball game. On defense, steal ball from your opponents and on attack, score 2 or 3 points shoots or dunk. Main features: Single Match with Top AI game Olympic Tournament games Local 2 players games Full 3D Realistics animations Real Basketball stadiums ambient sounds Intuitive Joy-Con or Pro Controllers Controls Time to enter competition!
Poker Pretty Girls Battle: Fantasy World Edition (eastasiasoft, 6th May, £4.39 / €4.79) – Classic Texas Hold’em gets a magical twist at the Fantasy World casino, where you’re invited to play at tables against 16 Pretty Girls, from elves and demons to sorceresses and more! Each female opponent has her own look and unique style of play, along with Japanese voiceovers to let you feel their excitement in the intense poker battles. Start out against 4 of these gorgeous players and unlock more as you prove your skills worthy of new challengers.
Save me Mr Tako: Definitive Edition (5th May, £11.69 / €12.99) – Dive into a great adventure in the classic handheld era! In a world where humans and octopuses are at war, Tako is a pacifist little octopus who rescues a woman from drowning one stormy night. A fairy sees this act of bravery and grants him the ability to survive on land. As he travels across the world, Tako defies his family and his people to try to resolve conflicts between humans and octopuses, plunging him into the very roots of this dysfunctional world.
Sector 781 (£5.39 / €5.99) – Battle your way through 3 realms of ‘Sector 781’, a pixel art platformer. Upgrade your character and weapons; collect shards to increase your energy supply. Use teleports to navigate around the realms. Shoot things that move and some that don’t move. Activate checkpoints to save your position.
Skate City (Snowman, 6th May, £7.99 / €8.99) – Coast through three iconic locations based off of real-world skate spots in Los Angeles, Oslo, and Barcelona. Pull off realistic tricks with ease and skate just like the pro’s. Hundreds of combinations are available, including flip tricks, grabs, grinds, spins, and manuals. Complete over 100 challenges or chill out and ride at your own pace with Endless Skate. Customize your skater by picking up a new deck, trucks, wheels, shoes, hats, glasses, and clothes in the skate shop. You can also change your hair style, and skin tone, or unlock new moves and upgrade your abilities. Original soundtrack of atmospheric lo-fi beats. Capture and share your best runs with our in-game recording tools. You can zoom in, use a fish-eye lens, spin the camera and even slow down time to highlight your best tricks! – Read our Skate City review
Spirits of Xanadu (Nightdive Studios, 3rd May, £3.6 / €3.99) – At the farthest edge of the explored universe, the research ship Xanadu slumbers in orbit around a mysterious planet. Her systems remain active but there has been no message from her crew for months. Now a lone operative has been sent to wake the Xanadu and bring her home to Earth. Spirits of Xanadu is an atmospheric exploration game set aboard a deserted starship in an alternate 1980s. It draws inspiration from classic sci-fi films, novels, and games to create an immersive and highly interactive environment, featuring puzzles and FPS elements in the service of a unique and layered plot.
Super Disc Soccer (£2.69 / €2.99) – Super Disc Soccer is a turn based soccer like game that can be played as a single player or 2-Players. Players can select and drag on their units to adjust the power and direction of the shoot. Select between different defensive and offensive formations to adjust your tactics and strategy during play. The game also features “Tournament” and “Penalty Kicks” modes. Features : – Arcade and Tournament Mode – One or Two player mode – Simple, but highly addictive physics based game-play – Realistic soccer ball physics for a thrilling and rational game-play
Sweets Swap (Kistler Benjamin, 5th May, £4.04 / €4.49) – Sweets Swap is a classic three match game where you need to match three of the same kind to advance to the next level. Simple enough and flavoured with sweet variations to keep you on your toes! Features : – Simple three match game – Many variations and different objectives to reach – Colorful and sweet art style – 100 Levels to complete
Techno Tanks (EpiXR, 6th May, £4.99 / €4.99) – Be ready for the Techno Tank experience! Deafest the enemy tanks while dodging their deadly bullets. Improve your aim and maneuver skills while surviving a crazy retro bullet hell. Level by level the enemy’s tanks get faster, smarter, and deadlier. Can you defeat them all? Play alone, together with friends, or against your friends.
The Colonists (Auroch Digital, 4th May, £19.99 / €21.99) – The Colonists is a relaxing city-building game. Help these cute robots build their dream settlement. Each bot has a job to fulfill, from harvesting crops and fishing at the lake to transporting resources and discovering distant lands. Help them work together to achieve automated harmony.
Total Arcade Racing (£6.99 / €6.99) – Total Arcade Racing is a tribute to classic arcade racing games where you zip around in closed circuits. Play solo or up to 8 friends on the same TV in various game modes. Compete with players from around the world and see if you can reach #1 in the Hall of Fame leaderboard.
Ultimate Custom Night (Clickteam, 4th May, £6.29 / €6.99) – Welcome to the ultimate FNAF mashup, where you will once again be trapped alone in an office fending off killer animatronics! Featuring 50 selectable animatronic characters spanning seven Five Nights at Freddy’s games, the options for customization are nearly endless. Mix and match any assortment of characters that you like, set their difficulty from 0-20, then jump right into the action! From your office desk, you will need to manage two side doors, two vents, as well as two air hoses, all of which lead directly into your office.
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!