Nintendo Download, May 3, 2018: Time to Get Funky!

Nintendo Download, May 3, 2018: Time to Get Funky!

In addition to video games available at retail stores, Nintendo also offers a variety of content that people can download directly to their systems. Nintendo adds new games weekly to Nintendo eShop on the Nintendo Switch console, the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems.

Nintendo eShop is a cash-based service that features a wide variety of content, including new and classic games, applications and demos. Users can add money to their account balances by using a credit card or purchasing a Nintendo eShop Card at a retail store and entering the code from the card. All funds from one card must be loaded in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch, Wii U or the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, but can be used in any Nintendo eShop if the systems are linked to a single Nintendo Account.

Customers in the U.S. and Canada ages 18 and older can also link a PayPal account to their Nintendo Account to purchase digital games and content for the Nintendo Switch system both on-device and from the Nintendo website. Once the accounts are linked, users may also use PayPal as a payment option when buying digital content for the Wii U or Nintendo 3DS family systems from the Nintendo website.

This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze – Barrel blast into a critically acclaimed Donkey Kong adventure as this beloved franchise makes its Nintendo Switch debut with a (banana) bunch of new features. Traverse islands packed with platforming perfection and nonstop action as the classic Kongs in the original game, or mix things up by playing the story as Funky Kong in new Funky Mode for a more approachable experience for players of all ages and skill levels.

The Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze game will be available on May 4.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Nihilumbra

Nihilumbra – Discover the beautiful world of Nihilumbra and join Born on his adventure to find himself whilst trying to escape from his inevitable curse. Born was created from absolute nothingness: The Void. But somehow, he separates himself from the black emptiness and appears in the world. This begins his long odyssey, during which he will learn how to use the colors around him to gain powerful abilities and transform the world.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Ultimate Edition

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Ultimate Edition – Save the day as belly dancing half-genie Shantae, conquer Sequin Land as the evil Risky Boots in “Pirate Queen’s Quest” and swap between Sky, Bolo and Rottytops in “Friends to the End!” Use multiple abilities while in different forms: wall jump as Ninja Shantae, soak up sun as Beach Shantae and serve justice as Officer Shantae.

The Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Ultimate Edition game will be available on May 8.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Aegis Defenders

Aegis Defenders – Demo Version – EXPLORE. BUILD. DEFEND.

Explore, build, & defend in this unique mashup of action-platformer and tower defense strategy. You play as a team of Ruinhunters searching for the one thing that can save their village – a legendary weapon known as Aegis.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Animal Super Squad

Animal Super Squad – Physics-based adventure with community driven content.

Animal Super Squad is a physics-based adventure game that lets you play as your favorite animal. Speed through a world full of dangers and bananas. Create your own levels, share them with the community, or forget all that nonsense and just play other people’s stuff.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Cast of the Seven Godsends

Cast of the Seven Godsends – Cast of the Seven Godsends harks back to the days when classic 2D, run ’n gun, action-shooter games ruled the arcades.

Four levels of difficulty, six worlds to conquer, twelve mid and end-of-level bosses, seven god-like armour sets, five basic weapons and thirty-five magic combat spells!

The evil emperor Zaraaima has kidnapped the infant heir to the land of Dareca. King Kandar must call upon the aid of the seven gods of Dareca as he traverses the six worlds of his kingdom in a bid to save his son. He must face the emperor’s hordes as he battles through dark woods, slimy swamps, sinister mills, infernal volcanos, snowy mountains, golden cities and demonic castles. Each world is guarded by level bosses each sworn to bring about the king’s swift demise. To help him in his quest King Kandar can invoke god-given armour, wield different weapons and cast fanatical spells. Can the King save his son and his kingdom or will Dareca fall into the evil emperor’s grasp?

Features

  • Easy controls – only two buttons to play (shoot and jump)
  • Six very different and long worlds to conquer
  • Checkpoint save positions throughout worlds
  • Five basic weapons to master
  • Seven god-like armour sets
  • 15 different bonus items to boost your hero
  • Thirty-five magic combat spells to utilise
  • Over 50 different enemies
  • Twelve mid and end-of-level bosses
  • Four difficulty levels
  • Different endings
  • Hand-drawn pixel graphics with a 16-bit look-and-feel
  • Special art gallery with achievements to unlock
  • Easter eggs to discover

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Don't Die, Mr Robot!

Don’t Die, Mr Robot! – Staying alive in the electro abyss

Do’nt Die, Mr. Robot! DX is a remixed version of the much-loved arcade bullet-hell avoid ’em up, completely remastered and rejuvenated for Nintendo Switch.

Deep in the electro-abyss lives a little robot who loves to eat exploding fruit. He also likes staying alive. That’s where you come in…

Get the fruit. Avoid the enemies. Try not to die. (Spoilers: you will die)

Key features

  • Classic arcade action! Trigger chains of exploding fruit to amass multipliers and score big Multiple game modes!
  • Remix Mode: 50 unique missions to complete. The ultimate test of reactions and skill
  • Arcade Mode: A never ending, different every time arena-based fun machine!
  • Time Attack: Dying costs time and points in this intense race against the clock… so don’t die!
  • Chill Out Mode: Slows things down for when your nerves are too fried for full-on action
  • New and improved visuals for sensory overload!
  • Acid flavoured soundtrack! Including new music from C303PO
  • Unlockable characters! Each with their own play styles

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Japanese Mah-jongg

Japanese Mah-jongg – Easy play Mah-jongg! 2 players available with single device!

You can enjoy Mah-jongg, one of major table games easily with Japanese Mah-jongg.

2 Players mode is enjoying competition with your friend by hiding your hand with single device.

“How to Play”, “Hands list” and “Glossary” are also available for Mah-jongg beginners.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Johnny Turbo's Arcade: Sly Spy

Johnny Turbo’s Arcade: Sly Spy – Secret Agent: Use your jetpack and the golden gun and save the world from Evil.

It is the year 199X, Secret Agent Sly must protect the U.S. from a nuclear missile attack from the terrorist organization CWD (Council for World Domination).

Play an arcade classic!

Secret Agent: Use your jetpack and the golden gun and save the world from Evil.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Midnight Deluxe

Midnight Deluxe – Demo Version – In this golf-like game with a perpetual darkness setting, your task is to guide a little square-shaped fairy, named Midnight.

Use your controller or touch-screen controls, to launch Midnight into the night sky, but watch out! The world of Midnight is a dangerous one thanks to the likes of spikes, circular saws and plenty of other dangerous objects and even if you do manage to get Midnight into the safe zone, to advance to the next level, there’s the added challenge of trying to complete each level in the least amount of shots as possible to get all three Stars.

Features:

  • 70 engaging levels that get progressively harder.
  • Enhanced graphics that are even greater than those seen in 36 Fragments of Midnight.
  • Controller support added: Touch-screen controls have also been added for the players who would rather use their fingers.
  • A soothing piano soundtrack throughout to complement gameplay.

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available May 4

NARUTO: Ultimate Ninja STORM

NARUTO: Ultimate Ninja STORM – NARUTO: Ultimate Ninja STORM allows players to battle in full 3D across massive environments.

Players will unleash powerful jutsu attacks, perform acrobatic evasive maneuvers and even run up walls and over water as they pursue their opponent for ninja supremacy.

Players will be able to customize their character’s fighting style and recruit up to two support characters to put their own stamp on the action.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM 2

NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM 2 – NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM 2NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM 2 is a tour de force of Naruto thrills and spills.

Impressively faithful to the universe of the anime, the game takes players through the Naruto Shippuden story arc with new battle systems enhancing the gameplay.

Players must choose the right companions to fight alongside and together unleash explosive Team Special Techniques to lay waste to opponents.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM 3 Full Burst

NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM 3 Full Burst – The 4th Great Ninja War continues.

NARUTO SHIPPUDEN Ultimate Ninja STORM 3 has been given a thorough overhaul for its FULL BURST comeback!

Not least among the wealth of enhancements is the addition of the feverishly anticipated chapter in which Sasuke and Itachi take on Kabuto in a nail-biting confrontation.
{Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja Storm Trilogy

NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja Storm Trilogy – The ultimate ninja storm series for Nintendo Switch.

All three entries in the NARUTO: Ultimate Ninja Storm series are coming to the Nintendo Switch in a single package!

Start with Naruto’s origins in Ultimate Ninja Storm, relive Shippuden and his ferocious battles with Akatsuki in Ultimate Ninja Storm 2, and experience the beginning of the Great Ninja War in Ultimate Ninja Storm 3, all in one game!

In addition, each game comes packed with past DLC, including missions, outfits, episodes, and more!
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Perfect Angle

Perfect Angle – Challenge your mind with puzzles based on optical illusions.

Find the perfect angle by rotating the camera to clean up the chaos and find a shocking story fraught with twists.

REAL OPTICAL ILLUSIONS
Nothing is what it seems! Sharpen your perception by beating over 100 puzzles through scenarios with no apparent structure or logic.

PUZZLES BASED ON 3D PERSPECTIVE
Detect the perfect angle in which a chaotic composition reveals the figure hidden behind a game on perspective. Test your visual acuity by accepting a greater challenge each time.

STUNNING GRAPHICS AND SETTING
Penetrate the mind of the protagonist immersed in a seductive atmosphere. Stunning graphics, original music and captivating sound effects.

CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Over 100 puzzle levels based on optical illusions.
  • Original soundtrack.
  • Original script.
  • Voicing by professional voice actors.
  • Unique graphics and setting.
  • Simple and mechanical control for relaxed gaming.

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Portal Knights

Portal Knights – Demo Version – Craft your adventure. Forge your hero. Become the ultimate Portal Knight!

Leave the familiar world behind and step into the fantastic unknown with Portal Knights, a cooperative 3D sandbox action-RPG! Level up your character and craft powerful gear to defeat your enemies in real-time tactical combat. Explore dozens of randomly-generated islands and restore peace to a world torn apart by The Fracture.

  • Travel between randomly generated 3D sandbox worlds
  • Tactical action combat
  • RPG character classes including warrior, ranger and mage
  • Epic boss battles
  • Random Events
  • Mine and gather resources from across the lands to craft your arsenal and supplies
  • Build your home with dozens of materials and furnishings
  • Join your friends in 4-person cooperative multiplayer and 2 player split screen.

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available May 7

Professional Construction - The Simulation

Professional Construction – The Simulation – Immerse yourself in the sprawling and fascinating world of road construction!

Experience life on the construction site like the pros, and use heavy equipment and massive machinery. Enter an open world scenario to complete a large variety of assignments. There’s no way you can get bored repairing roads and doing so much more. A wide range of heavy construction equipment stands ready for your use. Utilise pavement milling, bulky cement mixers, powerful dump trucks, practical mini excavators and more!

FEATURES

  • Loads of challenging tasks
  • An open world with a gravel quarry, port and train station
  • Lots of special vehicles like the bulldozer, mill and flatbed truck
  • Diverse missions: fuel aircraft, sell vehicles, dispose of rubble and organise construction materials
  • Assignments, big and small: repair roads, excavate foundations and repair runways

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Raging Justice

Raging Justice – Raging Justice is a classic beat ‘em up game of epic proportions, dragging the savage charm of the genre kicking and screaming into the 21st century!

The city is in chaos! Crime and corruption is at an all-time high, with thugs wreaking havoc on every corner. It’s up to you to punch, kick and brawl your way through the deadly streets, to bring those punks to justice.

Key Features:

  • Bone Crunching Combat: Rain down maximum brutality on merciless criminals in savage side scrolling combat! Battle your way through adrenaline fuelled 2D carnage with unmistakeable classic fighting!
  • Arrest Warrants: Choose between playing by the book, dazing and arresting your foes to gain health and complete level challenges, or take the law into your own hands, arm yourself and deliver a devastating style of justice. With hordes of brutes surrounding you, will you be a good cop or a bad cop? Be warned, actions have consequences…
  • Weapons: Unleash absolute destruction by gearing up with an insane variety of weapons! Smash through a bar fight with a stool, hack and slash through alleys with a knife or mow down mobs in a lawnmower! Justice has never felt so sweet.
  • Local Co-op: Take on the criminal world alone or enlist a partner, to aide you in some co-op carnage! All out annihilation is ensured as you unleash the rage within…just make sure your targets clear, or you may fall victim to the anarchy of friendly fire!
  • Global Leaderboard: Forget good cop/bad cop, remove your shades and set your sights on becoming the best cop! As the tensions rises, so does your score. Do you have what it takes to be awesome?

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available May 8

SKYPEACE

SKYPEACE – Exhilarating yet simple action! Soar away into the sky at full speed!

“HI – SPEED EASY ACTION!” “SKYPEACE” is now available on the Nintendo Switch!

SKYPEACE is a high-speed action game where you clear stages by carefully avoiding the enemies that appear.

Feel refreshed using simple maneuvers to get tons of coins!

Collect consecutive coins to trigger a combo, and string together combos to get a hi-score.

Also enjoy a different challenge by earning achievements through a variety of conditions!

Enjoy exhilarating high-speed action unfolding in the air!
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Timberman VS

Timberman VS – Bigger. Better. MORE CHOPS!

The game loved by millions of players all around the world – Timberman, now has a brand new, polished axe! Are you world-class wood chopper?

Enter the digital forest and find out! Discover the Nintendo Switch version of this classic, casual game – slice and dice trees in an arcade-style, challenge your friends and be the fastest timberman alive!

Timberman now features a single player challenge, to test your skills and unlock as much as 56 characters, and local games to have fun with your friends!

Grab your trustworthy axe, become a true Timberman, and chop trees in 3, unique game modes:

  • Classic Timberman: train your axe skills, gain exp to develop your account, and beat your personal high score – in a classic, single-player, infinite tree mode. Chop as fast as you can and avoid branches! Prove you’re the REAL THING!
  • Hero mode: be the hero and rescue birds from their nest in a burning woods – gain eternal glory and sweet loot! Can you reach the top of a tree and find a golden egg?
  • Race: join the race and be the fastest Timberman in a fun, tree-chopping competition! Play with up to 4 players and test your chopping skills against others in a crazy, fast-paced match! First on the finishing line WINS IT ALL!

Join millions of players playing Timberman, now on Nintendo Switch – featuring brand new, exciting game modes, plenty of crazy new characters to unlock, and more fun than ever!
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Nintendo eShop on Wii U

Rainbow Snake

Rainbow Snake – Rainbow Snake Is A Beautiful Classic Game

Eating Food, Snake Painted In Different Colors. Collect a colorful snake and avoid the green walls. Over time, the snake is gaining speed!

  • Simple Game Mechanics
  • You can die when you hit the wall and you can’t eat yourself
  • The snake is gaining speed, be more careful

(Nintendo eShop on Wii U)

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS

3D Retro Dungeon Puzzle Challenge 

3D Retro Dungeon Puzzle Challenge – A short puzzle adventure game with unique levels. One of the best games under $1.

The game starts with a brief tutorial.

Then it ramps up with interactive puzzles and action.

Ending with an epic boss battle.

Please give it a try.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)

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  • Too Cool for Hyrule: May My Nintendo Rewards –Too Cool for Hyrule: May My Nintendo Rewards May is a special month for The Legend of Zelda fans! The Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition game for the Nintendo Switch system launches on May 18. To celebrate the game’s launch, My Nintendo is offering the Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask: Dire Moon Nintendo 3DS HOME Menu theme. You can redeem your My Nintendo points up to five times to receive up to five codes for the theme. Don’t forget to redeem your points for a wallpaper and a May calendar featuring the Hyrule Warriors: Definitive Edition game. Enjoy the month of May with great discounts on select games in the Legend of Zelda series. For more info, visit https://my.nintendo.com/news/e5335141c5d8c4dd.

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