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
Is It Wrong to Try to Pick Up Girls in a Dungeon? Familia Myth Infinite Combate (£34.99 / €39.99) – Labyrinth City Orario, where gods live amongst humans and provide them with extraordinary powers. Experience the tale of Bell Cranel, a young boy striving to become a great adventurer, and Aiz Wallenstein, a first-class swordswoman, as their lives become intertwined and decide the fate of all Orario!
Skully (Modus Games, 4th Aug, £29.99 / €34.99) – On a mysterious remote island, a skull washes up on shore and is reawakened by an enigmatic deity. Dubbed Skully, the newly reanimated being has been summoned to intervene in a war between the deity’s three siblings, whose quarrel jeopardizes the island they call home. Fate has bestowed Skully with a second chance at “life” and his adventure will take him across a strange paradise as he seeks an end to the conflict that plagues the isle. – Read our Skully review
Switch eShop – New Releases
112th Seed (eastasiasoft, 6th Aug, £4.49 / €4.99) – In a future where Earth has become uninhabitable and food is so scarce that most of humanity has perished, take the role of a seed that could restore hope! Make your way through the last labs constructed to cultivate a plant species capable of surviving any environment. Solve puzzles, avoid traps, grow plants and find an exit in this casual yet challenging pixel art platformer.
Aery – Broken Memories (EpiXR Games 2020, 6th Aug, £14.99 / €14.99) – In Aery – Broken Memories you enter the mind of another person in order to bring them back from a coma. Within the other human’s mind, you are represented through a little bird that moves smoothly through thoughts, fears, and memories. Your objective is to find memory shards in order to get to know the other person, to progress with the story, and to unlock new, unknown areas of the mind. Experience the feeling of flying, immerse into beautiful and atmospheric landscapes and enjoy the unique storytelling of the game while getting to know a new friend on the fly.
Alphadia Genesis (KEMCO, 6th Aug, £12.14 / €13.49) – Having been at peace for only 15 years since the end of the Energi War, the kingdoms of Archleign and Ghalzabine are once again thrust onto centre stage after a murder perpetrated by a clone comes to light. Hoping the treaty signed to end the use of clones for conventional warfare has not been violated, a joint-investigative team is put together to find out the cause and bring those responsible to justice. However, the adventure appears to be far more volatile than anyone could have first imagined…
City Bus Driving Simulator (£10.79 / €11.99) – Enter a demanding training arena, try out a selection of varied vehicles and show your skills driving them! Try not to make a mistake that will lead to a fatal crash!
Clan N (Creamative, 6th Aug, £13.49 / €14.99) – Clan N is a beat’em up game which combines the gameplay of the classic arcade with today’s modern brawlers. With a fast-paced nature, you have to dodge, block and use your light, heavy and special attacks wisely to progress. With an ancient far east theme, you’ll get challenged across 7 different levels with many different enemies, Mid/End level bosses and casual mini-games integrated into main gameplay.
Crowdy Farm Rush (7Levels, 6th Aug, £4.39 / €4.79) – Animals of Crowdy Farm lost their way! Bring them back, rancher, but don’t allow for chaos! Be cautious, so your lazy cows and fast chickens won’t collide. Make dozen of ducks march in a row, gather a flock of pigs in a safe place and control the stubborn donkey! Ensure that farm residents are washed out of the mud before they enter the farm, but beware: the coyote is awake. Keep animals away from him!
Cruel Bands Career (indienova, 6th Aug, £3.23 / €3.59) – They are on a secret mission and must face varied audiences and bosses to complete their quest. Cruel Bands Career features highly varied gameplay and a unique art style. The three-man band is on a secret mission, the only thorn in their side being the constant stream of audience. Keep an eye on the mood of your band members and gain control of the situation by adjusting their on-stage positions and using their abilities. As you progress, you must choose which abilities to upgrade, or when to sneak into a secret room for a nap or two. But your final goal remains the same, to explore an increasingly dangerous world.
Drink More Glurp (Yogscast, 6th Aug, £7.19 / €8.00) – Drink More Glurp is a wacky physics, sports(ish), hot seat, party game set on a distant world where aliens have copied Earth’s summer games and got everything slightly wrong. Having binge-watched broadcasts of Earth TV the aliens are convinced that advertising is the most important part of any sporting event. Sponsors will randomly take control of events and twist them to fit their agenda, leading to a chaotic, galactic summer games like no other.
Frontline Zed (Forever Entertainment, 6th Aug, £9.71 / €10.79) – Collect weapons where you can. Manage your time well. Will you spend precious daylight hours repairing your defense, or searching for other survivors to help you fight? The promise of rescue beckons – if you can survive long enough to make it. Manage your time by day – search for weapons and survivors, or keep your defenses repaired. Hordes of zombies are waiting for your flesh! Will a wood wall stop them? You should defend your position against the horde by night with maximum attention.
KukkoroDays (qureate, 6th Aug, £5.89 / €6.59) – In this love-adventure game set in Akihabara, you can enjoy living together with a lady knight. It’s a little serious, a little sad, and a little sexy, but most of all, it’s fun!
Memory Lane (Playstige Interactive, 6th Aug, £4.49 / €4.99) – Memory Lane: A game to test your memory skills! Test your memory to find the pairs cards. Select from 4 different card sets. Over 150 different cards to play with. Unlock new factoids and learn about how the human brain works and how our memory functions.
Mystery Mine (Big Way, 5th Aug, £6.47 / €7.19) – Dynamic adventure in the Mystery Mine: dangerous monsters and bosses, ancient magic and decisions, on which many lives depend! Can the ordinary aborigine save the world? History Mbonga used to be just a simple worker in a small village far from civilisation. Once he meets an ancient Spirit who needs his help. The Spirit promises to protect Mbonga’s village from the great evil, so Mbonga decides to come with him to the Underworld.
RogueCube (£4.99 / €4.99) – Pick your cube and blast your way to victory in RogueCube! Choose from the solo campaign, local multiplayer campaign or local multiplayer competitive modes and duke it out. Can you capture the eight vertices and clear each zone? Jump dodge and shoot your way to victory!
Spitlings (HandyGames, 4th Aug, £13.49 / €14.99) – You know what the problem with multiplayer games is, right? The other players! It’s always their fault if you lose! We’ve got the perfect game to blame your friends for their incapability: Spitlings! This chaotic action arcade game for up to four players is a modern take on the hardcore classics. You’re in control of a Spitling, a charming rectangular creature with teeth it can spit or use to jump! Makes no sense? Who cares, it’s fun!
Steam Tactics (Sometimes You, 5th Aug, £8.99 / €9.99) – Take on a role of a captain of a squad of airship pilots, acquire and upgrade new ships and weapons, level up your crew. The king is gravely ill. The queen wishes to employ your services. You are one of the most renowned mercenary tacticians in the land. Will you answer the kingdom’s call?
Swimsanity! (£19.99 / €22.19) – Decoy Games takes a deep dive with this multiplayer underwater shooter with action-packed co-op and versus game modes, all supported by online and local play. The game comes with an ocean of content, with more than 150 challenges across eight game modes. Players can toggle between classic dual-stick controls and motion aiming, whether they’re playing locally or online.
Titan Glory (Atypical Games, 6th Aug, £4.49 / €4.99) – Titan Glory is a sci-fi mech combat game with an emphasis on mech and weapon variety, multiple game modes and spectacular combat arenas. In the near future, mech combat sports are all the rage! Various match rules and objectives bring the thrill of the game in glorious skirmishes filled with explosions and projectiles.
Ultra Foodmess (Silesia Games, 6th Aug, £2.49 / €2.79) – Experience the food mess! Call your friends to explode, shoot, swing, push, dodge, destroy and, eventually, ruin your friendship. Choose from a great variety of crazy modes, each of them with their own mechanics. Choose the food that you like the most to defeat the others and prove who is the best! Anyone can pick up the controller and start having fun!
Wizards: Wand of Epicosity (Game Mechanic Studios, 4th Aug, £15.79 / €17.68) – When the Wizard of Darkness awakened, it was up to one man to defeat him. When that man was accidentally killed by one idiot, Tobuscus (or “person of extremely low intelligence” – gently put), the responsibility of becoming an awesome wizard fell onto him… by default! Wizards: Wand of Epicosity is a thrilling, fast-paced tower defense game with magic, zombies, and a teleporting castle.
Wordify (£0.99 / €0.99) – Wordify goal – using the given letters, combine them into correct word cross. Exercise your brain playing 250 puzzles, multiple difficulty levels, 250 handmade crosswords, 10 colour themes, touch support, relaxing background music.
Switch eShop – Demos
Switch eShop – Pre-Orders
Pikmin 3 Deluxe (Nintendo, pre-order from 5th Aug)
Switch eShop – Special Offers
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!