Nintendo Download, July 12, 2018: Ready for Adventure!

Nintendo Download, July 12, 2018: Ready for Adventure!

Nintendo adds new games weekly, on Thursday in the US and Canada, to Nintendo eShop on the Nintendo Switch console, the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems.

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 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

OCTOPATH TRAVELER

Octopath Traveler – Eight travelers. Eight adventures. Eight roles to play in a new world brought to life by SQUARE ENIX. Explore each traveler’s story and use her or his abilities in and out of battle. Will you expand your horizons as the Merchant or track down a traitor as the Warrior?

Where will you go?

Who will join you?

You alone can choose your path.

The Octopath Traveler game launches exclusively for the Nintendo Switch system on July 13. A free demo version is also available for download now.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Fortnite

Fortnite (Season 5) – WORLDS COLLIDE! Drop into Season 5 of the Fortnite game on the Nintendo Switch system, where we’re introducing all kinds of changes to the map! A Viking ship, desert outpost, and ancient statues have appeared on the island, changing the world of Fortnite as we know it.

The all-new Battle Pass can help you level up faster by completing Weekly Challenges, and unlock additional rewards like progressive outfits, sprays and exclusive cosmetics. Play the new Season of Fortnite from anywhere.

  • BUILD & DESTROY – Shape the battlefield by building your own cover. Opponent hiding behind a wall? Take out their cover to get the edge.
  • GEAR UP – Board the battle bus and drop in on your favorite zone. Gather resources, collect gear, and battle your opponents!
  • SQUAD UP WITH FRIENDS – Team up online with your friends around the world or in the same room!
  • WEEKLY UPDATES & EVENTS – Updates constantly fuel the fun with new gameplay modes, outfits, weapons and items.

Powered by Unreal Engine 4.

Earn Gold Coins when purchasing V-Bucks in-game on Nintendo Switch.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

ACA NEOGEO THE SUPER SPY

ACA NEOGEO THE SUPER SPY – Punch, kick, and shoot to destroy the worst terrorist group in history.

“THE SUPER SPY” is an action game released by SNK in 1990.

Punch, kick, and use guns to fight off terrorists as you make your way through the building to rescue their captives. Defeating enemies earns experience, which can be used in a Role Playing Game-like feature to level up.

The “ACA NEOGEO” series has faithfully reproduced many classic NEOGEO masterpieces.

Players can change various game settings such as game difficulty, and also reproduce the atmosphere of arcade display settings at that time. Players can also compete against each other from all over the world with their high scores.

Please enjoy the masterpiece that built a generation for video games.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Adventure Time: Pirates of the Enchiridion

Adventure Time: Pirates of the Enchiridion – Ahoy!

The Land of Ooo is underwater and it’s up to Finn and Jake to find out why. Join our heroes as they explore the high seas, search for hidden clues, interrogate shady suspects and fight pirates to solve the mystery and save their waterlogged world!
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available July 17

ASSAULT GUNNERS HD EDITION

ASSAULT GUNNERS HD EDITION – ASSAULT GUNNERS HD EDITION puts you in control of the Peace Keeping Force known as DAT and along with your three allied Battle Mechs, you must attempt to save Earth’s Migrants and the Mars Colonies as a whole from the threat of the ANTS uprising. Who or what could be leading this threat against Mars, and the new planned perfect utopia for humanity?

With 35 full-length battle-heavy missions, a horde gameplay mode known as “Inferno Mode” covering 5 varied maps and over 100 mech-customisation possibilities for yourself and your allies, there’s plenty of replayability and content present in the standalone version of ASSAULT GUNNERS HD EDITION.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Darts Up

Darts Up – The ultimate darts game is now on Nintendo Switch™.

Darts Up is a fun game of darts in which you will have complete control over aiming thanks to the motion sensor. You can play with your friends and family, up to a maximum of 4 Players.

There is also a combo mode with special moves and, most importantly, an arcade mode with an online ranking table, where you can compare your best scores with friends and players from around the world.

Features of Darts Up:

  •  4 Players in Classic, Combo and X01 modes.
  •  Use the motion sensor to aim and view the surroundings.
  •  New Arcade mode with Online Ranking!

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available July 13

Epic Loon

Epic Loon – Be gross. Be evil. Be EPIC.

They were locked away in stasis, hidden from the human world, in an antiquated piece of obsolete entertainment tech known as a VHS cleaner tape. Their restful prison, where they would remain until the end of time, was foolproof.

But thanks to a greedy shop owner and an analog cinephile named Joe, those mischievous creatures not of this world were free once more. They would make Joe pay for disturbing their slumber.

Become the alien. Invade Joe’s prized film collection. Dodge his remote-controlled attacks as you destroy that which he most cherishes.

Be gross. Be evil. Be EPIC.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available July 13

Fill-a-Pix: Phil's Epic Adventure

Fill-a-Pix: Phil’s Epic Adventure – A new picture logic puzzle from the makers of Pic-a-Pix Deluxe.

Create beautiful pixel art as you reveal 120 amazing photographs from Phil’s epic trip around the world!

Fill-a-Pix is a new picture logic puzzle from the makers of Pic-a-Pix Deluxe, but with huge, scrollable puzzles up to 100 squares wide, you’ll reveal pictures much larger and more detailed than ever before!

The unique Smart Cursor makes playing fluid and satisfying. Options to show where to go next and check your progress so far mean you’ll never get stuck.

Often described as a mix of minesweeper and picross, each clue number shows how many squares in a block of nine – the clue itself, plus the eight squares around it – should be filled in black.

You only need to learn this one rule to start playing Fill-a-Pix but to make sure you understand all the techniques, a full interactive tutorial is included!

Puzzles are designed by Conceptis Ltd – the world’s leading supplier of logic puzzles.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Demo Version is also available.

Johnny Turbo's Arcade: Express Raider

Johnny Turbo’s Arcade: Express Raider – Save the Old West, with your rifle and your horse, from thieving Train Robbers.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Hand Of Fate 2

Hand of Fate 2 – Draw your cards, play your hand and discover your fate!

Hand of Fate 2 is a dungeon crawler set in a world of dark fantasy.

Master a living boardgame where every stage of the adventure is drawn from a deck of legendary encounters chosen by you! Choose wisely – your opponent, the enigmatic Dealer, will pull no punches as he shapes you into the instrument of his revenge.

The table has changed, but the stakes remain the same: life or death!
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available July 17

Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?!

Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?! – Holy potatoes!

Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?!A hero isn’t a hero at all without the right weapon… or a shop to buy one from! Become the man (sorry, potato) behind the heroes, forging amazing weapons and selling them on for tasty profits in Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?!, a hilarious mash-up of management and simulation.

As a true chip off the old spud, take charge of your dad’s weapon shop and turn it into the place to be for hard-boiled adventurers. Employ eager smiths to craft hundreds of weapons, then sell them to any heroic spud you like. Peel off the profits to buy more materials, find relics and enchantments on your travels, train up your smiths and then do it all over again! The better your weapons, the better your reputation becomes… keep it up and soon enough, you’ll have a shop that really creams the competition!

Includes the bonus adventure – Spud Tales: Journey To Olympus – completely free, no hassle(back)!

  • Dive into a hilarious potato world and take control of your own weapon shop, employing over 30 smiths to cook up the best weapons you can.
  • Craft hundreds of unique weapons, training up your smiths to make better swords, axes and bows that’ll bring in bigger wedges of cash.
  • Explore the world for materials, relics and enchantments, then use them to research and build valuable weapon types.
  • Features music by Kimura Masahiko, the legendary composer behind the scores for the Genso Suikoden and Castlevania series

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Hunting Simulator

Hunting Simulator – A true simulation of hunting, Hunting Simulator offers players hours and hours of immersion in the open wild with single and multiplayer modes, a multitude of hunting areas, and hundreds of objectives to accomplish. Developed using the Unreal 4 Engine, the game presents some of the most well-known hunting regions such as the mountains of Colorado, the oak forests of France, and the snowy plains of Alaska. Each hunting area is populated by numerous different and realistic looking animals, each possessing an authentic set of behaviours.

TRACK 37 SPECIES OF ANIMAL
Small and sedentary game of the plains, large game, predators, waterfowl… each species is only found in its natural habitat.

EXPLORE 12 DIFFERENT REGIONS
Each region is based on real hunting areas: the great lakes and boreal forests of Alberta, the canyons and arid plains of Texas, Colorado and its mountainous regions, the tundra and forests of Alaska, the Scottish Highlands, and even the Alps and the French oak forests.

GEAR UP
Choose from among 17 different firearms (long bows, crossbows, and even Browning and Winchester rifles) and close to 50 essential accessories for the modern hunter, including callers, lures and wind powders.

BECOME A BETTER HUNTER
Learn to use hunting blinds, track and follow the animal paths and adapt yourself to the elements as the weather and time of day dynamically changes. Each hunting zone is a unique ecosystem to discover and master.

COMPLETE HUNDREDS OF OBJECTIVES
Experience the thrill of hunting with a campaign mode of 111 missions with various objectives. Some hunting scenarios lead to very special animals!

EXPERIMENT WITH DIFFERENT GAME MODES
Improve your shooting skills in the “”shooting range”” or throw yourself into the pursuit of all sorts of prey in “”free hunt””.

A NEW GENERATION OF HUNTING
A first in the hunting game genre, the use of a drone to explore your environment!
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Let's Sing 2018

Let’s Sing 2018 – Warm up those vocal chords, enter the virtual stage and experience the best Let’s Sing ever made!

  •  Exclusively chosen playlist: 30 top tracks including
    • The Chainsmokers ft. Halsey – Closer
    • Lukas Graham – 7 Years
    • Charlie Puth – Attention
    • Gnash ft. Olivia O’Brien – I Hate U, I Love U
    • Queen – We Are The Champions
    • Kygo ft. Parson James – Stole The Show
    • OneRepublic – Counting Stars
    • …And many more!
  •  New rewarding gameplay elements: Beat your high score, collect avatars and unlock music certification records!
  •  Four challenging game modes: Compete against your friends in diverse modes including the brand new mode – Feat!
  •  Additional Song Packs: Expand your Playlist with selected song packs from the Let’s Sing store!

In-game purchases optional
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available July 17

Mugsters

Mugsters – Mugsters is a physics-based, supercharged, action-packed puzzler with sandbox levels where you must outrun, out-manoeuvre and outsmart your enemies by experimenting with different vehicles, environmental traps and explosives.

Mugsters is focused on the players’ creativity. Break out the prisoners, collect the crystals and get the heck out of dodge any way you can!

Key Features:

  • Fast Paced Action! – Tackle a variety of dangers across a series of ingenious levels. Watch out for alien abduction rays, rocket turrets and a myriad of traps whilst escaping the pesky invaders who are forever on your heels.
  • Physics! – Experiment with a physics-based, sandbox environment. Complete your objectives as you see fit, and throw in a few exploding barrels for good measure.
  • Vehicles! – With more than 30 types of vehicles at your disposal; you can ram, lance, shred and shoot your way to freedom as you sock it to the extraterrestrial terrors.
  • Puzzles! – It takes brains to survive these hostile islands. Use a mixture of explosives, traps and vehicles to save the humans, collect crystals and fly the hell out of there. Just try not to run yourself over!
  • Multiplayer! – Team up and take on this world-dominating menace with a friend. All the single campaign missions are fully remixed for full two-player local co-op action!

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available July 17

RADIO HAMMER STATION

RADIO HAMMER STATION – A popular radio station spreading its love of groove with some the best DJs in the world. Providing tunes to groove to throughout the day.

Its true purpose is to serve as the radio station of justice, beating evil down with a ginormous hammer!

To ensure peace and harmony, RADIO HAMMER continues to go live with style!
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Red Hot Ricochet

Red Hot Ricochet – An intense game of ricochet duels

Red Hot RicochetIt’s high noon in this barren wasteland, and only one of you is making it out alive. Sure, you could try and shoot them right between the eyes – but where’s the fun in that? Red Hot Ricochet is an intense game of ricochet duels, and you’ll need wise shooting, lucky bounces, and a bit of triggernometry to win.

Each player is armed with a gun that shoots bouncing bullets, allowing you to ricochet your shots based on your ammo count. You’ll use the rocks around you both as cover and a way to hit your opponents where they least expect it. When you’re not giving your enemies a lethal dose of lead, you can also use your bullets to grab powerups, revive dead allies, or gain a burst of speed. Use your ammo wisely, or you’ll end up shooting yourself in the foot (literally).

You can’t all make it out of this desert alive, so make sure the bullets bounce your way. Find the best rocks, envision the tastiest angles, and pull the fastest trigger – or someone else will.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Super Destronaut DX

Super Destronaut DX – Inspired by an arcade classic, Super Destronaut DX is retro space shooter that pits you against an enemy more dreaded than a UFO, a scoreboard.

Once upon a time, arcade shooter gamers where you have to fend off impending waves of an alien menace, was all the rage, but while retro may be old, it is never forgotten. So, inspired by an arcade classic, Super Destronaut DX is retro space shooter that pits you against an enemy more dreaded than a UFO, a scoreboard. With multiple modes and high-scores that can be attained by yourself and players all over the globe, this is a game that will put you on the path of achieving a score as high as you can possibly muster.

So, if you are a fan of old-school shooters, be prepared to feel right at home and if you have a friend who is just as passionate as you are about shooting, why not have them play with you. With support for a local multiplayer mode, maybe the two of you together have just what it takes to beat the invading aliens once and for all and secure the top spot! You know you want too.

Features:

  • 30 different Challenges to complete
  • 3 modes in the form of Classic Mode, Time Attack & Hardcore
  • 2 player multiplayer
  • Various weapon types
  • Online leaderboards
  • Voice over narration by Barry Dunne

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available July 13

Super Volley Blast

Super Volley Blast – Are you ready to have a blast and become the best volleyball player in the world?

Are you ready to have a blast and become the best volleyball player in the world? Super Volley Blast is an over the top beach volley game that provides plenty of fun for you and your friends.

Unique features like the story mode, where 1 or 2 players will face 7 teams formed by some cool personalities, or a complete avatar editor that will allow to bring yourself, family and friends or your favourite celebrities to the court.

Up to 4 players at the same time or 16 in a tournament, teamplay is the key to achieve victories. Good positioning in the court, communication and skills will decide who’s the winner.

Set the rules you like and play a quick match, or compete in a tournament at places around the world with your friends, unlock the special characters of the story mode and complete all the challenges. New game plus for the most skilled players included.

Can you imagine playing some volley in the sunny Barcelona beaches or under a rain of sakura petals in Tokyo? Join in and have a blast!
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Star Story: The Horizon Escape

Star Story: The Horizon Escape – Join the journey of a funky space-archaeologist, who crashed on an unknown planet.

The archaeological research mission faced some unexpected difficulties. Your spaceship crashed. Can you escape from this planet? But how? No one can help you. You are here all alone. Or not? Do you have a plan? Will you find what it takes to be a hero?

Star Story: The Horizon Escape is a turn-based, adventure game with text-rpg elements. Tune into the story of the aspiring space-archaeologist Van Klik on his mission to the mysterious planet of Horizon!

Non-linear plot development, 24 alternative endings
Your choices define the story. Totaly. Some will turn out better than others, some will be worse, and some will be straight up hilarious. You are here to find the real true ending among all of your possible destinies and become a hero. Or maybe something more…

Text-based gameplay
The core classic. Dive into the storie and find a way to exploit EVERY possible situation. Did you know that if you throw a lockpick at an attack droid, it will decide that you are stupid and will deactivate? Build your character, choose your alignments, learn the lore of the world. You will need it all to succeed.

Game mechanics
The story will throw a mix of dialogues, choices, turn-based battles, puzzles, weapon and resource crafting, technology research and more at you. You will use all you can to survive the challenging world of Horizon.

Turn-based philosophy
The player decides on the pace he wants to play the game at. Everything is turn-based. There is no time-limit for making decisions, no quick-time events, no rush: you can take any amount of time to make your move.

Beautiful world
Enjoy the wild and crazy sceneries of the Horizon world. Deserts, jungles, cities, underground caverns… the list goes on.

Colorful characters
Meet the locals! Who is more to your liking? Side with “Bullet King” and uncover an ancient cryptic artifact. Or choose to undermine his brutal regime and make the local revolutionary your friend. Or leave them and go try to play romance with the alien girl? Or blow up the planet? Or… You get it!
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

The Mooseman

The Mooseman – You are the Mooseman and you have the ability to see all that is hidden to the mortal eye.

The MoosemanYou are about to visit three layers of this universe – the first one is the Lower World where the spirits of the dead reside.

Welcome to the mysterious world of ancient myth, based on finno-ugric culture of bygone pagan times.

Long-long time ago the world was created out of an egg-shell by a god named Yen. In the murky depths of the endless ocean the Lower World was born. The Middle World was made for the men to dwell, and the Upper World was were the ancient gods would reside. Multitudes of spirits dwell among the layers of creation, guarding their secrets in the dark. Embark on a journey through all the worlds of ancient myth, find artefacts of Chud’ tribes and solve all the mysteries of finno-ugric tales.

  • Explore the worlds inspired by Perm animal style
  • Dive into the deep atmosphere of folk Komi music
  • Meet long forgotten gods and spirits
  • Learn the ancient myths of finno-ugric tribes
  • Don’t expect an easy journey, there are riddles in the dark
  • Unlock new abilities and use them to get to the Upper World
  • Find all the artefacts that are hidden from the mortal eye

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available July 18

Touhou Genso Wanderer Reloaded

Touhou Genso Wanderer Reloaded – Set out on an all-new adventure with Reimu, Marisa, Sanae, and more of your favorite Touhou characters! The land of Gensokyo once again plunges into darkness as a new mystery unfolds. What mysteries await in the Tower of Desire?
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available July 17

Ultra Space Battle Brawl

Ultra Space Battle Brawl – Demo Version – Aggression with Dignity

Fight against your friends in a super-silly-yet-most-awesome-intergalactic-definitely-not-baseball-fight-ever! Sit next to your opponent in this couch party battle game that will make your neighbor wish you were not there, or they were there with you making noise and have a really great time together.

Cheers, screams, and overreactions filled room is something that can be easily associated with Ultra Space Battle Brawl, a couch party game that combines Pong, fighting game, and the spirit of having fun together in an 80s over-the-top aesthetic infused with steroid. Play it with your best buddies, rival, family, even your arch enemies! Ultra Space Battle Brawl is a fun competitive game for everyone to enjoy.

With simple control and concept that is easy to learn but hard to master, the game focuses on bringing everyone together to enjoy moments of fun. Rest your thoughts and enjoy the adrenaline rush of short yet highly replayable experience.

Ultra Space Battle Brawl is a couch party game that mixes Pong, fighting game, and the spirit of having fun together in an 80s over-the-top aesthetic infused with steroid.

With simple control and concept that is easy to learn but hard to master, the game focuses on bringing everyone together to enjoy moments of fun. Rest your thoughts and enjoy the adrenaline rush of short yet highly replayable experience.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

VERTICAL STRIKE ENDLESS CHALLENGE

VERTICAL STRIKE ENDLESS CHALLENGE – Wipe out the endless waves of enemies!

A flight-based action game designed to be easy to pick up and enjoy right away, and playable over short timeframes.

Take advantage of the myriad weapon combinations at your disposal and achieve dangerously high levels of maneuverability by disabling your Alpha Limiter to spear your way through waves of enemy attacks.

There are two game modes: “Arcade Mode: Anti-Air” and “Arcade Mode: Anti-Ship”. Select your weapons carefully to secure your path to victory!

  • Arcade Mode: Anti-Air
  • Shoot down enemy fighters in this airborne battle mode.
  • Do whatever it takes to dominate the skies!
  • Arcade Mode: Anti-Ship
  • Send enemy ships to the bottom of the ocean.
  • Evade heavy cannon fire and swoop in to attack!
  • Cutting-edge maneuverability
  • Featuring a perfect harmony of poststall supermaneuverability and good old video game action.
  • Test your skills and attempt advanced maneuvers such as Pugachev’s Cobra and the Kulbit using only thrust and pitch controls.
  • Combine thrust vectoring with the AoA Alpha Limiter to experience airborne combat maneuvering like never before.
  • Harness the power of next-generation combat maneuvering to take even the most formidable enemy right out of the skies!
  • Massive lineup of powerful artillery
  • Equip your jet with everything from missiles and unguided bombs to 20mm cannon gun pods and 37mm anti-tank guns.
  • Take out oncoming enemy missiles with a barrage of bullets from your 20mm cannons, use your 37mm anti-tank guns to turn both enemy tanks and ships into a coarse, grey mist, or employ whatever battle strategy works best for you.
  • Freely combine a vast array of weapons and take to the skies like a boss!!
  • Take screenshots and post scores online
  • Post screenshots of your high scores to social media and compete with players around the world!

“Do whatever it takes to dominate the skies!”
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available July 18

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker – Captain Toad stars in his own puzzling quest on the Nintendo Switch system and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. Our stubby hero must dodge dangers and track treasures across many trap-filled courses. Survive smoldering volcanoes, hazardous steam engines, haunted houses and even new courses based on the Super Mario Odyssey game. Luckily, in the Nintendo Switch version, a second player can join in to help toss turnips at enemies.

The Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker game will be available for both Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS on July 13. A free demo version is also available to download.

Activities:Nintendo Labo Functionality for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

  • Nintendo Labo Creators Contest: New Winners Announced! – Winning entries have now been selected for the “Best Toy-Con Mod Using Toy-Con Garage” and “Best Original Invention Using Toy-Con Garage” categories. You can now see all the winning creations on the Nintendo Labo Creators Contest Winners’ page. Visit the site for more info: https://labo.nintendo.com/share/#!/winners/.

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