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
Aery – Dreamscape (EpiXR, 13th Jan, £9.99 / €9.99) – Immerse into the fantastical world of imagination. In Aery – Dreamscape you play as a bird-like spirit who can enter the minds of other people in order to explore their thoughts, their secrets, and their imagination. Each person has their own imaginary world and each world represents the thoughts, fears, and ambitions of that person in an interesting and mostly abstract way. Within an imaginary world, you have to find a certain amount of memory shards to advance with the story and to get to know more about the person in question.
ASTRONEER (System Era Softworks, 13th Jan, £23.74 / €27.99) – Explore and Reshape Distant Worlds! Astroneer is set during the 25th century Intergalactic Age of Discovery, where Astroneers explore the frontiers of outer space, risking their lives in harsh environments to unearth rare discoveries and unlock the mysteries of the universe. On this adventure, players can work together to build custom bases above or below ground, create vehicles to explore a vast solar system, and use terrain to create anything they can imagine – Read our ASTRONEER review
Demoniaca: Everlasting Night (eastasiasoft, 12th Jan, £10.79 / €11.99) – Gothic “metroidvania” adventure awaits in Demoniaca: Everlasting Night, a side-scrolling action platformer that mixes beautifully grotesque imagery with seductive style. Explore, fight, meet new friends and seek revenge against those who brought you unbearable pain and loss! As you journey through the dreadful and corrupted Tower of Babel, you’ll uncover its many dangerous secrets, challenge powerful lords and slay hordes of their minions.
DRIVE DRIFT X (SAT-BOX, 10th Jan, £4.55 / €5.02) – Enjoy this racing game that’s easy to pick up and fun for the whole family! Pass around the Joy-Con and compete with up to four players! Featuring a variety of racing vehicles! Choose from cars, bikes, trucks, and even tanks! Transform a range of locations into your racecourse, from town streets to seasides! Find your perfect vehicle and go for your fastest time! Use drifts to take any turn with ease! Increase your speed by charging up boosts during drifts! Floor it and take first place!
Duel Princess (qureate, 13th Jan, £18.89 / €20.99) – This is a side-scrolling tower defense game where you lead your units from your own castle towards the Princess’ castle and capture it. There are roguelite elements that lets you enjoy building new decks each time you play the story mode.
dweeMIXED: Thwee Pack (magicdweedoo, 11th Jan, £12.74 / €15.29) – Upon entering this dimension many years ago, magicdweedoo has proven to be relentless in his development and delivery of otherworldly multimedia experiences. dweeMIXED: Thwee Pack, a collection of remastered underground indie gaming staples, provides an essential guide to this labyrinthine mind.
ESCHATOS (Qute, 13th Jan, £18.62 / €20.69) – Fast-paced and exhilarating speed! Each segment of the stage is quick, making the game fast-paced and exhilarating. Frequent transitions from attack to rest and back progress the game with rhythm. No gaps between stages and no data loading wait times – allowing you to play non-stop from beginning to end. Traditional effects with Sci-Fi theme creates an orthodox world filled with design and characters having a nostalgic feel.
Eternal Radiance (Visualnoveler, 13th Jan, £12.99 / €14.44) – Inspired by classic action JRPGs, Eternal Radiance is an action role-playing game about a squire named Celeste who begins a journey to prove herself worthy of becoming a true knight. Her quest takes her far from her home, across the continent in pursuit of a thief whose actions stem from a sinister plot.
Headland (Northplay, 13th Jan, £17.99 / €19.99) – Headland is a fantastical imaginary world filled with vibrant colors and silly creatures. But a sinister outside force threatens to steal the wonder and color from the world. Join Nor on an action-filled adventure, help him rebuild the Imagination Core, and save Headland!
hocus 2 (gamebra.in, 13th Jan, £4.5 / €4.99) – hocus. is continues. This time everything is dynamic. It has new mechanics and illusion combinations with so many creative solving possibilities. 85 hand-crafted creative levels so far9 different mechanicsdesigned & developed by Yunus Ayyıldızmusic by Benjamin Tissot
Kansei: The Second Turn HD (Ratalaika Games, 14th Jan, £7.99 / €7.99) – A teenager with the ability to relive the death of any corpse he touches finds himself tangled in another murder case when the owner of a high profile corporation dies under mysterious circumstances. This time, however, he’s forced to team up with a group of kids with abilities as strange as his own. Unfortunately, these new teammates might be more dangerous than the killer they’re hunting. Everyone has something to hide, and the past never stays hidden for long. Interrogate suspects, explore the house of the wealthy deceased, and unearth the secrets of others while you try to keep your own hidden.
Nova-111 (No Gravity Games, 13th Jan, £7.64 / €8.49) – Pilot your trusty vessel through mysterious and foreign planets in this award-winning sci-fi-themed turn-based adventure with a real-time action twist. Your mission: fix space-time and search out the scientists lost in the aftermath of the Universe’s greatest experiment. Aided only by your trusty (if somewhat sandwich-obsessed) guide, you must repair the temporal vortex!
Pixel Game Maker Series GAME BATTLE TYCOON (Gotcha Gotcha Games, 13th Jan, £11.59 / €12.89) – This is a new kind of battle game that combines a game battle with a fighting game. The basic rule of the game is to get a higher score than your opponent, but you can enjoy the game without any rules. You can attack your opponent while he’s playing, or interrupt him by stealing his controller and making a deliberate mistake! There are five types of games in total.
Radirgy Swag (Dispatch Games, 10th Jan, £14.99 / €16.99) – Radirgy Swag is a unique shooter with game mechanics that can be enjoyed by players of all different levels. The planes in Radirgy Swag are not only equipped with guns, but you can also destroy enemies with your sword. This feature allows you to attack your enemies from different angles. Use your shield or fill up your Absonet gauge to give you temporary invincibility against your foes. Master both offensive and defensive techniques to conquer your mission.
Sniper Time: The Shooting Range (Pipetka Games, 13th Dec, £3.49 / €3.9) – Test yourself at the firing range shooting different types of rifles competing with a stopwatch. Different levels and targets are waiting for you. Ready? Some tips for you. Use proper gun for each situation. When you’re getting ready to fire, hold your breath. Squeeze the trigger softly. Use a solid rest to improve accuracy. Don’t forget to reload. It’s your time. Good luck!
Sudoku Zenkai (ImaginationOverflow, 13th Jan, £4.99 / €4.99) – Sudoku Zenkai is a game for beginners and advanced Sudoku players. It lets you play cooperatively with your friends! You can start a new puzzle with a friend or simply ask one to help you on that tricky one, two heads are always better than one (usually). Train your brain, logic and perception skills with Sudoku Zenkai puzzles in six different difficulties so that you can start on trainee levels to exercise your logical thinking and memory, or just jump to the insane levels to give your mind a real workout.
Teamfight Manager (Team Samoyed , 13th Jan, £7.39 / €8.19) – Help your team grow efficiently and work out the best strategy to win the world championship title! · Pick & Ban System Find the best combination of champions among many of them. Be mindful of the champions your players pick frequently, the champions your opponents pick often, and the compatibility of the combination to achieve the best results.
Switch eShop – Demos
DLC / Add-On Content
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!