Nintendo Download, Aug. 9, 2018: The Legendary White Wolf Returns

Nintendo Download, Aug. 9, 2018: The Legendary White Wolf Returns

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

ŌKAMI HD

OKAMI HD – Take the role of Amaterasu, the Japanese sun goddess who inhabits the form of a legendary white wolf Shiranui. Use magical abilities, attacks, and Celestial Brush techniques to restore the land of Nippon to its previous glory full of life and color.

Experience this acclaimed masterpiece with its renowned Sumi-e ink art style in breathtaking high resolution.

Not only can you play in both widescreen and and the original 4:3 aspect ratio, you can now use the Joy-Con (in TV mode/tabletop mode) or touch screen (in portable mode) for intuitive, direct Celestial Brush controls.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Minit

Minit – Minit is a peculiar little adventure played 60 seconds at a time. Journey outside the comfort of your home to help unusual folk, uncover countless secrets and overcome dangerous foes, all in the hope of lifting a rather unfortunate curse that ends each day after just one minute.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

2064: Read Only Memories INTEGRAL

2064: Read Only Memories INTEGRAL – When Turing, the world’s first sapient machine, teams up with a struggling journalist, the unlikely duo find themselves drawn into the shadows behind the dazzling lights of Neo-San Francisco. The secrets they uncover could shake the very foundations of society.

2064: Read Only Memories INTEGRAL fuses a classic-style adventure game with lush pixel art and a catchy electronic soundtrack that explores modern-day issues of individuality, freedom and identity.

The 2064: Read Only Memories INTEGRAL game will be available on Aug. 14.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

DRAGON BALL FIGHTER Z

DRAGON BALL FIGHTERZ – Open Beta – Go head to head in VS Online* with no fewer than 23 characters and 13 stages. Don’t forget to also stop by the Battle Tutorial to sharpen your skills and master all kinds of devastating techniques. The Open Beta servers are scheduled to be on between 9 p.m. PT on Aug. 9 and 11:59 p.m. PT on Aug. 11.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

ACA NEOGEO PREHISTORIC ISLE 2

ACA NEOGEO PREHISTORIC ISLE 2 – The modern firearms VS the ancient dinosaurs!? The super realistic CG shooting game!

“PREHISTORIC ISLE 2” is a shooting game released by SNK in 1999. Various types of dinosaurs which are large, small, or even have the wings emerged! Your mission is to eliminate these primeval beasts from the city.. Rescue and help all trapped citizens’ escape!. Enjoy a variety of stages and colorful settings!

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)

BlobCat

BlobCat – The BlobCats are after the DiceMice!

In BlobCat it’s your job to protect the DiceMice!

BlobCatPlace arrows and guide the Dicemice to the Micehole! But beware, the naive BlobCats are rolling around (not quite at the speed of sound)! Solve over 90 different levels spanning over 5 worlds, each with a unique gameplay twist!

Let the battle begin!

You want more action? Then the Multiplayer is for you!

Up to four players try to save as many DiceMice as possible! Outsmart your opponents and send the BlobCats straight to your enemies!

Play with your friends on the couch or go online and battle the whole world! You can even do both!

Features:

  •  110 Puzzle
  •  6 different worlds
  •  Local and online multiplayer
  •  Collect over 100 stickers
  •  Dress your own mice
  •  Crossplay support

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Catch 'Em! Goldfish Scooping

Catch ‘Em! Goldfish Scooping – Recreate Japan’s colorful traditional summer game with beautiful graphics.

Tilt the Joy-Con like you’re really scooping fish.

With four modes to enjoy with 2-4 players, you can have an intense battle with this party game. In addition to scooping goldfish for points, you can use items to your advantage and to mess with your opponents! Make this fun goldfish scooping party game your new tradition! Have fun playing alone with missions and score challenges.

An emergency SOS from the goldfish! Invasive species have crashed the party! Protect the goldfish from invasive species like snapping turtles and gator gars in special modes!
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Cosmic Star Heroine

Cosmic Star Heroine – Why can’t the galaxy just stay saved?

3 exotic planets to explore. Aliens. Robots. Magic. Forbidden technology. Conspiracies. A galactic threat. And one brave heroine to make things right. Cosmic Star Heroine is an exciting RPG from the creators of Cthulhu Saves the World.Cosmic Star Heroine

Features:

  •  The best of classic and modern RPGs!
  •  Brisk pacing that respects your time! Save anywhere!
  •  No separate battle screen! Battles take place directly in the areas that you explore!
  •  2D visual style straight from the height of gaming’s 16-bit era!
  •  Animated cutscenes reminiscent of the early CD-ROM console era!
  •  Soundtrack by HyperDuck SoundWorks (Dust: An Elysian Tail, Precipice of Darkness 4)!
  •  Over 100 minutes of music!
  •  Multi-character combo techniques!
  •  Innovative turn-based combat system that focuses on flow & strategy!
  •  Your own spaceship! Recruit new agents to help your home base grow!

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available August 14

EARTHLOCK

EARTHLOCK – Demo Version – EARTHLOCK is an adventure RPG inspired by the classic 3D RPGs of the late 90’s, with a fresh take on turn based combat and character progression.

Enter a beautiful world haunted by its fateful past and join a party of unlikely heroes on their journey to rescue Amon’s uncle from an ancient cult and uncover the secret of EARTHLOCK.

  • Explore the magical world of Umbra.
  • Fast-paced and highly strategic turn-based battles.
  • Harvest magical materials to craft helpful items and perks on your home island.
  • Utilize Your Talent Table: combining a classic ‘skilltree’ and equipment to customize your character’s progression.
  • Alternate between 6 playable characters.
  • Grow your friendships between different character pairs for a strategic advantage in combat.
  • Help the people of Umbra along they way to unlock more useful items.

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

GREEN

GREEN – Pink of my sweetheart who disappeared suddenly in dream.. Green enters into a pink dream to find her.

Create a block yourself and use it to clear the stage Side scrolling 2D puzzle action game

Because it uses only the jump and block buttons, it is a simple game that anyone can feel free to play.

Please clear all 50 stages and save the lover’s pink.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Megaton Rainfall

Megaton Rainfall – Megaton Rainfall is a first-person superhero game. A global alien invasion is taking place and you must face it – alone. Chase massive destruction devices at supersonic speeds around an Earth that’s as large as the real thing and populated with semi-procedurally generated cities.

Then finish off the alien devices with your lethal energy blasts. Just be careful to avoid human casualties! You are so powerful, you’ll leave a trail of collapsed buildings if you miss your targets!

Feel unprecedented freedom of movement as you fly through buildings, break the sound barrier, and accelerate to extraordinary speeds. Then rise above the atmosphere, circumnavigate the Earth in seconds, and get ready for your next battle. ‘Megaton Rainfall’ is the ultimate superhero experience!
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Nightmares from the Deep 2: The Siren's Call

Nightmares from the Deep 2: The Siren’s Call – Face off against Davy Jones and his nightmares from the deep!

When Sarah Black, curator at the Caribbean Naval Museum, receives a package from a mysterious messenger, she is unwittingly drawn into an ancient conflict. Inside the package she finds an artifact, and instantly assailants descend on the museum to rob her. The artifact is stolen. Sarah lowers her head in disbelief as she realizes that again she is falling headfirst into a nightmare from the deep.

Next Sarah finds herself on the shores of Kingsmouth, a forgotten fishing town which holds an incredible secret. A would-be messenger reveals the sad truth: he and the rest of the town’s denizens are suffering from a curse that is gradually turning them into ghoulish, mutated ocean creatures… a curse that was cast by none other than the mayor, Murray, and the old sea-devil himself, Davy Jones.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available August 10

Pixel Action Heroes

Pixel Action Heroes – Demo Version – Pixel Action Heroes is the best parody shooting game for the Switch.

Play as an iconic physics-based action hero from the movies in fully destructible block building world.

Become a FPS level designer! Create your own maps, customize skins and share with friends, let them try it out, and get their feedback.

Game Features:

  •  Online Multiplayer (2-6 players)
  •  Gyro support
  •  Ragdoll physics
  •  Fully destructible maps (destroy the level with tools, guns, explosives)
  •  Map editor (create your own maps)
  •  Skin editor (customize your hero)
  •  Fluid and smooth gameplay (30+ FPS)
  •  Large variety of foes and challenging bosses
  •  Build your own maps and share with other players
  •  Large selection of firearms based on real life weapons
  •  Internet Rankings

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Shut Eye

Shut Eye – A child’s mind is innocent, yet troubling. Take control of a young girl, as she spends the week without her parents, in a place far away from home. Keep her calm.

Keep her safe. Keep her in the light.

Shut Eye on Nintendo Switch™ – now with refreshed graphics and gameplay!

Play as a young child, who is away from her parents. The girl has suffered from anxiety most of her life, which lead to confusion and an exuberant imagination. When the lights go out, and the moon comes out, it’s when the story begins.

Keep her safe and awake. Things at the night may take an unexpected turn. These toys are out to play, and the question is – are they real or is this just the child’s imagination?

Survive the night and keep your anxiety level down, as throughout the night you will experience the true meaning of what a child’s imagination can be.

Each night you may encounter different types of creatures. Don’t let their cuteness fool you! The higher your anxiety level goes, the harder things become.

Keep her calm. Keep her safe. Keep her in the light.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

State of Mind

State of Mind – When mind and machine become one – what will remain of humanity?

Berlin, 2048 – The world is on the brink. Lack of resources, illnesses caused by polluted air and water, crime on the rise, war. Governments and companies promise remedies through technological progress. Drones and humanoid robots replace humans in the public sector, everything is interconnected, surveillance has become omnipresent.

Richard Nolan is one of the few journalists openly criticizing this development. When he wakes up in hospital after an explosion and finds that his wife and son have mysteriously vanished, Richard realizes: he and his family have become more than just bystanders in a storm of rivaling ideas pertaining humankind’s salvation between dystopian reality and digital utopia. Instead, they find themselves right at the center of it.

This domestic drama evolves into a thriller about a worldwide conspiracy, which at its core aims to determine the fate of humanity: Could a perfect digital utopia be the answer? A virtual paradise not affected by material needs and quarrels? Could a super-AI be our savior – or would it simply declare us as dispensable since it could not be taught the value of philanthropy?

What will the world look like after this storm, what will remain of humanity?

  •  Experience an alarmingly realistic vision of the near future
  •  Dive into a multi-layered Sci-Fi thriller, where dystopian reality and digital utopia are intertwined
  •  Unravel a global conspiracy in a society of ubiquitous digitalism, surveillance and transhumanism
  •  Explore a world with a rich and unique visual style, combining realistic environments with low-poly characters
  •  Take on the role of journalist Richard Nolan, as well as five additional playable characters
  •  Use dexterity, deductional skill and research to reconstruct Richard’s past

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available August 15

SubaraCity

SubaraCity – SubaraCity is a city-making puzzle game, giving a fresh spin on the block-matching genre!

SubaraCity on Nintendo Switch offers a new twist for puzzle game fans, combining careful planning with relaxing gameplay. You’re not just matching blocks, but you’re city building at the same time!

SubaraCityOn Nintendo Switch the game can be played on the TV with the controller, or you can even play in portable mode and use touch controls.

The buildings on the blocks can be combined into larger, and special, buildings. It’s a simple rule but there are hidden complexities, and as the years pass each move plays an important role. Your decisions will decide the city’s future – develop your city step-by-step to make a “SubaraCity”!

Features:

  •  Enhanced and optimised for the Nintendo Switch.
  •  Play your way, either on the TV with a controller, tabletop mode or even using the touchscreen in portable mode.
  •  Strategic puzzle gaming with a twist as you try to build a great city.
  •  Find the right combinations for the best results!

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

TETRA's Escape

TETRA’s Escape – TETRA’s Escape is a platforming puzzle-game all about blocks.

Blocks named Tetras and it is down to the players to do all that they can, to save them and make the most out of their special ability.

Via the means of shape-shifting, Tetras can turn into different Tetrominos and used to fill holes and master puzzles, in an attempt to reach the portal on the other side of the level.

But, don’t just go expecting a linear adventure, as sometimes crafting a staircase to the heavens is the only way to make it to the end, so if you dare to dream big and go block mad, you might just have what it takes to bring all the Tetra’s back home!

Features:

  •  7 hours’ worth of content, which includes 64 levels to beat
  •  Increasing difficulty
  •  Conventional 3 star system with Bonus Trophy
  •  Explanatory images to walk you through Tetra’s abilities, which includes: Block Jumps, rotations, mirror effects, transformations, bombs for undoing transformations and more!
  •  Original Soundtrack by Levi Bond

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available August 10

The Amazing Shinsengumi: Heroes in Love

The Amazing Shinsengumi: Heroes in Love – A romance game for women where you fall in love with members of the famed Shinsengumi. Okita Soji, Saito Hajime, Nagakura Shinpachi, Harada Sanosuke, Todo Heisuke… Which of the rough and passionate Shinsengumi members will you fall for? Featuring character designs by popular artist for women’s media, Nagaoka.

Available in Japanese, English, and Simplified Chinese.

The Story:

The year is 1864, at the end of the Edo period. A group of men bravely took action to extinguish a burning house. Those men were part of a group called the Shinsengumi. In order to protect the city of Kyoto, they would rush to any place that needed them. The curtain rises on the crusade of the members of the Shinsengumi, whose hearts burn as passionately as a the flames they fight…
PEGI18, ESRB ‘M’
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Toki Tori 2+: Nintendo Switch Edition

Toki Tori 2+ – Demo Version – Experience Toki Tori’s Epic Puzzle Adventure on the go, for the first time ever!

Explore an enthralling forest island, learn magical songs and interact with the local wildlife to solve environmental puzzles.

Toki Tori 2+‘s ingenious game design requires just two moves: whistle and stomp. It’s super accessible, yet it builds up to incredible complexity later on.

There’s a ton to do, too. After puzzle-solving your way to five Ancient Frogs and saving the island from a strange pollution, you can still find 100s of golden wings, snap dozens of creature pictures and go Achievement hunting.

Toki Tori 2+: Nintendo Switch EditionToki Tori 2+ is better than ever on Nintendo Switch, with lots of gameplay tweaks and even some new secrets and puzzle solutions. Plus, you can now create checkpoints wherever you like, allowing for easy experimentation.

  • A unique take on the Metroidvania formula
  • Follow the path, or stray off-road and tackle the expert puzzles
  • Whistle magical songs to rewind, fast-travel and more
  • Snap dozens of Tokidex creature pictures

Better than ever on Nintendo Switch:

  • Tweaked gameplay, new secrets and solutions
  • Buttery smooth graphics at 60 fps
  • Featuring in-game Achievements
  • HD Rumble support
  • Video capture support

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Unexplored

Unexplored – The Dungeon of Doom awaits…

Descend into the depths of the Dungeon of Doom and complete your quest: steal the Amulet of Yendor from the fearsome dragon and make it out alive.

Unexplored is the roguelite that feels like a roguelike. An accessible yet challenging action RPG that has won praise for its revolutionary level generation tech.

Explore dangerous dungeons, forge magical items, solve mysterious puzzles and battle hundreds of foes.

Unexplored: Unlocked Edition includes the main game and its three DLC packs: Mithril Run, Ripley Run, and The Dark Ritual.

Key Features

  • Explore the ever-changing Dungeon of Doom – no two runs the same
  • Intense melee combat – fight against goblins, trolls, skeletons, wyrms and many more creatures and bosses
  • Stealth mechanics – dungeon-crawl like a real rogue!
  • Real emergent gameplay with many tactical options
  • Challenging, generated puzzles await on every new run
  • 7 distinctive character classes to unlock and master
  • Adaptive, original soundtrack complements the action

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Valkyria Chronicles 4

Valkyria Chronicles 4 – Demo Version – A Continent Engulfed in the Bitter Flames of War!

Valkyria Chronicles 4Valkyria Chronicles 4 takes place in the same timeframe as the original Valkyria Chronicles, but focuses on Squad E of the Federation. Commander Claude Wallace and his childhood friends set out to fight for freedom in this desperate war, but bone-chilling blizzards, waves of imperial soldiers, and the godlike powers of the Valkyria stand between them and victory.

The return of the BLiTZ Battle System and the CANVAS Graphic Engine!

The Next Generation of the BLiTZ Battle System – The part overhead turn-based strategy, part RPG, and part real-time 3rd person shooter the “BLiTZ” battle system storms onto the battlefield. Fight the imperial threat with more units on bigger maps than ever before. An explosive new unit called the Grenadier and numerous options for both offensive and defensive battle support make their debut in Valkyria Chronicles 4.

A Lush Watercolor World – The series’ signature hand-drawn visual style is back! Inspired by watercolor compositions, the CANVAS Graphics Engine blends visual elements of reality and imagination to create an expressive world filled with colorful emotions. Watch the journey of Squad E unfold like an interactive painting.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Nintendo eShop sales:

Activities:

  • Nintendo Labo Functionality for Mario Kart 8 DeluxeCalling All Nintendo Labo Fans! – In less than two weeks, the latest Nintendo Labo Creators Contest No. 2 ends! Have you started on your entry? A team of Nintendo Labo judges will select four winners in two categories: Best Toy-Con Musical Instrument and Best Gaming Experience using Toy-Con Garage. The contest ends at 10:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 20. You can also check out other submissions here – and don’t forget to give a “like” to your favorites! The prizes include a specially designed, collectible cardboard-inspired Nintendo Switch system, Nintendo Labo Creators jackets and more. For more info, please visit the official contest site at https://labo.nintendo.com/share/#!/contest/.
    • Void where prohibited. Open to legal residents of the U.S. and Canada (excluding Quebec), ages 13+. Nintendo Switch system and Nintendo Labo kit required. Contest begins 11AM PT on 7/19/18 and ends at 10:59AM PT on 8/20/18. To enter, upload a video of your Toy-Con creation or invention as detailed in the Official Rules. 2 Grand Prize winners will each receive one (1) collectible Nintendo Switch system (ARV: $ $1,000 USD), one (1) Nintendo Labo Creators Jacket (ARV: $ 70.00 USD), and one (1) award certificate (ARV: $ 70.00 USD). 8 Runner-Up winners will each receive one (1) collectible pair of Joy-Con controllers, one (1) Nintendo Labo Creators Jacket (ARV: $ 70.00 USD), and one (1) award certificate (ARV: $ 70.00 USD). Total ARV of all prizes: $3,640 USD. Chances of winning a prize depend on eligibility and quality of entries received, and how well each meets the judging criteria. Details and restrictions apply. For Official Rules, visithttps://labo.nintendo.com/share/#!/contest-rules/. Sponsor: Nintendo of America Inc.

*Nintendo Account required. Online services and features, including online gameplay, are free until the paid Nintendo Switch Online Service launches in 2018.

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