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, which offers a variety of options for 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.
My Nintendo members can earn Gold Points on eligible digital purchases. Already have Gold Points? Redeem them toward your next digital purchase of Nintendo Switch games and DLC on Nintendo eShop, or on discount rewards for select Nintendo 3DS and Wii U software. Visit https://my.nintendo.com/reward_categories for more details.
This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
Chocobo’s Mystery Dungeon EVERY BUDDY! – FINAL FANTASY FABLES: Chocobo’s Dungeon is back with an enhanced gameplay system to be enjoyed by both first timers and fans of the series alike. Explore the challenges of the never-ending dungeons and befriend monsters with the new buddy system. You adhere to one simple rule: Every time you enter, the world around you changes shape, but it only moves whenever Chocobo moves. The Chocobo’s Mystery Dungeon EVERY BUDDY! game is available March 20.
American Ninja Warrior: Challenge – Are you the next America Ninja Warrior?
Begin your quest to achieve Total Victory with the action-packed obstacle course competition game, American Ninja Warrior Challenge! Do you have the strength and endurance to jump, swing, and sprint your way to hitting the buzzer at the end? Race against the clock with your friends and family while testing your skills in couch multi-player or take on the challenging career mode. Those who successfully complete the city courses move on to the finals will face a stunning four-stage course modeled after the famed Mt. Midoriyama in Japan.
Enjoy all the thrills and spills to become the next American Ninja Warrior!
- Take on classic obstacles such as the Salmon Ladder, Warped Wall, Log Grip and more!
- Build your own custom course and have your own personalized Ninja race through it
- In-game commentary voiced by the TV show hosts Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila
- Offline multi-player & online leaderboards
– Available March 19
Arcade Archives IKARI WARRIORS – IKARI WARRIORS is an action shooting game released by SNK in 1986.
Play as Colonel RALF and Lieutenant CLARK to infiltrate enemy territory and take down an evil organization from the inside. There’s just one problem, your enemies are endless… but ammunition is limited! Pick up any ammo your enemies drop to replenish your stock, and use power up items to your advantage as you advance behind enemy lines!
The “Arcade Archives” series has faithfully reproduced many classic Arcade 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.
Enter the feverish dream and experience its abstract world. Recognize the degradation of your environment and adapt to it. Act with caution. There is a malicious virus waiting for you at each step. Avoid the ink and everything should be alright.
Keep an open mind and be prepared for anything. Expect an enemy in the person who you would least expect it. If you feel betrayed, remember that a fever can change a strong, healthy person into a complete wreck. An infected mind loses common sense…
Attempt to save at least one person. Remember, sometimes 100% effort is still not enough. Don’t let the fever infect your mind. Don’t let the ink change you…
- the climate of a world resembling a sleep during a fever
- creative riddles requiring an unconventional approach
- refined locations, full of intense, suggestive ambiance
- a sincere and complex story told from the depth of the author’s heart
Blood Waves – Hardcore and bloody shooter where you will have to repel the attacks of the living dead..
..using the destroying traps, defensive barricades and also weapon of close and long-range combat.Destroy zombies, get the cash and prepare yourself for the next wave. During the break you can buy necessary weapon, place the traps and defensive barricades, repair the traps survived in the previous wave. And of course, don’t forget to check the stock of bullets and restore your health.
Different types of zombie possess the distinctive features. There are enemies with long-distance attack as well as cleverer zombies avoiding certain traps.
Choose the optimal survival strategy. For the most successful game you will need to control expenditure of the earned resources. The time of your survival depends on it.
Available March 15
Times are changing, and the existence of the Grimoas has become less relevant in everyday life. The young Eil is in the middle of his Coming-of-Age ceremony when suddenly his town is attacked by a demon and engulfed in flames. In the midst of this confusion, Eil enters into a pact with the Air Grimoa, Nogard, in order to save everyone.
Eil and Nogard set off to look for the demon who cast the town into a sea of flames, and to find other Grimoas in order to put a stop to its violence!
The game features classic turn-based battles, with a Synchro Gauge system which lets you unleash powerful skills when synchronized with the Grimoas. A wide range of achievements, including quests to complete and items to collect, await you during this epic adventure!
Dungeons & Aliens – Have you ever wondered what would happen if a classic Tolkienesque fantasy world was attacked by pulp science fiction monsters from outer space? Now you can find out! Dungeons & Aliens is an action game with space mutants, brave dwarves, and awesome magic. It combines swipe and slash mechanics (proven to be effective on both aliens and fruit) with Joy-Con™ steering and simple tower defense (as easy as placing vegetation to stop the undead).
All this makes for a fun and colorful adventure!
- Fresh mechanics: Swipe and slash meets tower d
- Hand-drawn, old-school storybook graphics
- Upgradable spells for spectacular destruction
- A comedic mashup of sci-fi and fantasy clichés
- 60 challenging levels to beat and then master
- Controls adapted for Nintendo Switch
Available March 15
Dusty Raging Fist – Dusty Raging Fist is a fast-paced 2D action game.
- 3 playable beat’em up characters, and 2 support characters
- Local Co-op Play of up to 3 Players
- Collect, utilize and summon powerful Guardians and Elemental
Play with up to 2 of your friends in local co-op mode. Call upon your support characters to gun down enemies. Collect and utilize Elemental Powers and Guardians to aid you in your quest.
When the occurrence of the dark moons began, Dusty, Darg and Kitsune knew that something was amiss. An ancient evil from a faraway land threatened the peace of Double Bill Town.
Prompted by a visit from the helpless Elijah, the trio set off to seek the Iron Knight’s help. Along the way, they have to battle rogue villains, encounter ancient powers and face the battle of their lives.
Servants from across the Fate series have come together to battle a new sinister threat to SE.RA.PH. Fully-loaded with new elements, Fate/EXTELLA LINK includes never-before-seen servants, fresh scenarios, polished graphics and refined gameplay.
With 10 Servants added to the original roster of 16, foes will quiver at the True Name of players’ Noble Phantasms as they assume the role of their favorite Servant.
Put your skills to the test and engage in massive 4-on-4 online battles with up to 7 other players.
New heroes. New stages. New rivals… Emerge again on the Lunar Battlefield!
Available March 19
Freecell Solitaire – The Classic Solitaire
Freecell Solitaire has faithfully recreated the world’s most loved card game!
In Freeplay Mode you’ll be dealt a hand at random, never play the same game twice.
In Challenge Mode you’ll be tasked with beating all 90 levels as they get progressively harder!
Freecell Solitaire is perfect for a moment of relaxation at home or on the go!
- Beautiful Presentation.
- Three levels of difficulty.
- 90 Challenge Mode stages.
- Intuitive Controls.
- An Undo button, step back if you make a mistake.
No understanding of golf is required – just grab your controllers and conquer the mountain peaks by making your way to the hole, however not in the usual skill-shot based style. Instead, plan your strategy and use action cards to move the ball! Solve over 100 enjoyable yet challenging puzzles accompanied by relaxing music and minimalist, eye-pleasing graphics and conquer the summits!
The title uniquely combines entertaining logic-game mechanics with an easy-to-learn card-based movement system, providing the player with numerous action cards. The minimalistic visuals accompanied by a relaxing soundtrack makes Golf Peaks a mind-soothing experience!
Grab your club and get ready to go on a wild, prehistoric adventure with the Cavemen Ninjas – Joe & Mac! You helped them get their girls in the first game, now get ready to help rescue them again!
The adventure continues as the green-haired Joe and the blue-haired Mac, cavemen who battle through treacherous terrain using only prehistoric weapons to fend off vicious beast and Neanderthal man alike in this beautiful sequel.
Play and learn how to count – simple game for toddlers and preschoolers! This is a simple counting game for children. Learning to count has never been so easy and fun!
4 beautiful shops – it is a great opportunity to learn numbers!
- Great way to play a virtual store!
- Play & practice counting!
- Simple controls – tap and drag items.
- Fill your virtual shopping cart, put your products on a desk and pay with virtual coins!
- No risk – no ads!
Enjoy a colorful action-adventure game made alongside Ryuichi Nishizawa, creator of the original Wonder Boy in Monster World series.
Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom borrows the best from the classic series to deliver a fresh, modern adventure with fun gameplay, memorable music and gorgeous hand drawn animations.
Can Jin save Monster World Kingdom? Help our young hero defeat challenging enemies, discover hidden locations, upgrade powerful equipment, and more! You’ll also unlock special forms with unique skills used to open new paths where mighty bosses and secret treasures await.
- Six awesome forms with unique combat and platforming abilities to make your adventure exciting from start to finish.
- Unlock new paths and secrets with special equipment: look for magic weapons and items that gradually open up the world.
- Over 15 hours of epic adventure: explore the new Monster World in a vast interconnected environment.
- Hand Drawn animations: characters and enemies come to life with detailed animations and fun facial expressions.
- Soundtrack from iconic Japanese composers: Yuzo Koshiro, Motoi Sakuraba, Michiru Yamane, Keiki Kobayashi and Takeshi Yanagawa.
- Full HD graphics at 60 fps: the game supports 1080p/60fps in TV mode and 720p/60fps in Nintendo Switch™ handheld mode.
- HD rumble support: feel the action with high performance HD rumble support.
In Motorsport Manager for Nintendo Switch™, the console debut for the series, you will build, customize and lead your very own high-performance motorsport team through 9 tiers and 3 classes of racing action to become number one. Race to win in this immersive management strategy title where real-time trackside decision-making and forward planning are the key to victory.
Unsure of your latest driver? Scout new talent. Want to push your cars’ performance? Build and buy better parts. Everything is within your control, from your cars, engineers and mechanics to your headquarters, sponsors and more – just remember to keep an eye on your cash flow! Can you master every facet of Motorsport management? Balance the books while staying at the cutting edge of driving technology, expand your racing empire and get the results on the track to keep your team in pole position.
EXCLUSIVE NINTENDO SWITCH™ FEATURES:
- 20 unique circuits with over 65 track layouts from around the world, featuring an exclusive Nintendo Switch™ circuit in New Zealand, allow you to race in a variety of international locations.
- High resolution texture and graphical enhancements for Nintendo Switch™ bring the action to life like never before, allowing you to experience the on-track racing action in full 3D.
- Full customization of your entire staff allows you to tailor the details and traits of any driver, engineer or mechanic on your team – from their appearance down to their personality and skills!
- Touchscreen controls and utilization of the Joy-Con™ controllers allow you to lead your team to glory both on the move and on the sofa.
If you give it plenty of fishes to eat, your Dino will lay eggs that you can sell to the Shopkeeper. In exchange, you can buy more animals at the Farmers’ Fair. But be careful! If your compsognathus are not fed regularly they will run off to find food somewhere else!
All your animals have to be fed, but they also need to be clean and healthy … And you will also have to clean the complete farm!
The aim of the game is to earn money by selling eggs and other farm produce, in order to buy more animals at the Farmers’ Fair, and items that improve your farm from the Shopkeeper. Little by little, as your Farm develops, you will unlock bonuses items and you will be able to customize all our dinos!
10 kinds of cartoon animals: compsognathus, pteranodon, parasaurolophus, velociraptor, stegosaurus, plesiosaurus, triceratops, diplodocus, spinosaurus and tyrannosaurus.
During days and nights, take care of your animals : food, cleanliness, disease, etc.
Sell your Farm products to earn more money.
Goals and events lead in a real adventure!
Many farm improvement to unlock, as incredible bonuses to collect!
Downloaded 10 million times on mobiles, this Top 1 Puzzle game in 14 countries (including USA, UK, Australia and Canada) was remastered and features:
- Exclusive Multiplayer Versus mode. Share the brain busting in NORMAL, HARD or EXTREME
- Classic mode. Each level raises the difficulty up with new instructions
- Challenge mode. Reach the best score in a bottomless pit of despair
- Color blind accessibility mode
This misleading expert aims at crushing your brain’s ability to think properly. Can yours handle it? Find out now.
Available March 15
Two cops, one case and only 24 hours to take them down… can you score the bust of a lifetime? Take the role of a loose cannon police detective and face off against criminal gangs in an exciting procedurally-generated action movie FPS. Join forces with a friend, online or locally, and take down those crooks in true buddy-cop style!
As a part of the RICO task force, your mission is clear: get in, take down the criminals and get out again. Sounds easy, but it’s not – procedurally-generated cases mean you’ll never know who or what’s waiting for you. Pick your load-out, then use the element of surprise to get a tactical edge over the enemy. Unlock new weapons, mission types and traits, or dive into Daily Play and see how high you can climb the cop rankings!
- Take down criminal gangs with extreme prejudice and solve the RICO case – you’ve only got 24 hours, detective!
- Procedurally-generated cases mean no two games are ever the same – you’ll never know what’s waiting for you.
- Crack cases with a friend, either online or locally, for co-op carnage. Two loose cannons are always better than one!
- Daily Play cases – with leaderboards and rewards – keep you coming back for more, along with unlockable weapons, traits and mission types to discover.
The best arcade experience and football fantasy are waiting for you in Super Kickers League. There are no referees, there are no rules, everything is allowed, the only aim is to score more goals than your rival!
Play alone or with friends, form a team of captains and combine different skills to win matches, competitions and to unlock different game modes.
Fun and goals are guaranteed in Super Kickers League!
- Local multiplayer up to 6 players
- Unlockable content
- Different trophies and competitions
- 10 different teams with unique special skills
- Different game modes
- Easy to play, hard to master
Available March 20
SYMMETRY – Symmetry is a survival management game set in a retro-futuristic, sci-fi universe. Your main goal is to manage the crash survivors and help them withstand the desolate, extremely cold environment in order to fix their spacecraft and escape. The non- obvious plot is accompanied by an atmospheric musical score and graphic design that sustains the harsh and mysterious ambience.Survivors’ life functions crucial to their existence, such as eating, resting and mental health need to be taken care of. Extreme circumstances may force crew members to develop new skills like botanics or power plant operations, that weren’t necessary in their Earthly life. Gathering all the parts required to repair the spaceship becomes a race against time, as extreme weather conditions and life-threatening supernatural activities become more and more present.
Vector graphics give the game a feeling of mystery and severity of the deserted world. Using dimmed and pastel colors throughout the scenery creates a sense of remoteness from reality and builds an unreal atmosphere of the landscape.
Available March 19
Teddy The Adventurer brings joy to every youngling, as well as brings educational value.
Meet The adventurous Teddy The Wanderer and visit his uncle who lives deep into the mountains. Join the unforgettable field trip and learn the basics of art, color mixing, and shape recognition with the world’s most charming bear!
Traverse the colorful locations full of thoughtfully designed details, and have fun solving dozens of puzzles! Younger and older – everyone will find the wandering among the nature amusing and enjoyable!
The Red Strings Club – The Red Strings Club is a cyberpunk narrative experience about fate and happiness featuring the extensive use of pottery, bartending and impersonating people on the phone to take down a corporate conspiracy.The professed altruistic corporation Supercontinent Ltd is on the verge of releasing Social Psyche Welfare: a system that will eliminate depression, anger and fear from society. However, the bartender of a clandestine club and a freelance hacker don’t regard this evolution as an improvement but as brainwashing. Alongside unwitting company employees and a rogue empathy android, the duo will pull all the strings they can to bring down this scheme.
- Cyberpunk Thriller Narrative
Uncover a mysterious corporate program that promises a blissful existence while debating what does happiness means and what lengths are permissible to obtain it.
- Psychological Bartending
Read your customer’s’ mood and mix the perfect cocktail to manipulate the client’s emotions in order to gather the information you want and progress your agenda of stopping Supercontinent’s plans.
- Genetic Implant Pottery
Design genetic implants at a high-tech lathe to change the attitude and direction of the corporation’s most influential executives.
- Vocal Corporate Espionage
Assume the voice of important figures in the Social Psyche Welfare project and play their own motivations against each other over the phone to uncloak their plans.
Turok – A world where time has no meaning and evil knows no bounds. Torn from a world long gone, the time traveling warrior Turok has found himself thrust into a savage land torn by conflict
Turok is back and no dinosaur is safe! When it was first released in 1997, Turok introduced gamers to a world teeming with cunning enemies, traps, puzzles and deadly weapons all within a vast 3D environment ready to explore. Now the classic game has been restored and enhanced with a new visual engine and exciting new features to sink your teeth into!
The Lost Land…
A world where time has no meaning – and evil knows no bounds. Torn from a world long gone, the time traveling warrior Turok has found himself thrust into a savage land torn by conflict. An evil overlord known as ‘The Campaigner’ seeks to shred the fabric of time and rule the universe using an ancient artifact known as ‘The Chronoscepter’.
The Chronoscepter was shattered thousands of years ago in an effort to keep it from falling into evil hands. The Campaigner has constructed a massive focusing array which he plans to use to magnify and pervert the power of the Chronoscepter in order to shatter the barriers between the ages and rule the universe. Turok has vowed to find the eight pieces of the Chronoscepter spread throughout the Lost Land and put an end to The Campaigner’s evil plot…
To learn more you must enter the world of Turok
- Completely 3-D Virtual World
- Run, jump, climb in any direction in a fully 3D world, with the ability to independently look and aim your weapons up, down, or sideways.
- Intelligent Enemies Programmed for Ferocity
- Variable aggression profiles make each enemy behave uniquely.
- 14 Monstrous High-tech Weapons
- From the Grenade Launcher, Plasma Pulse Rifle and Alien Weapon, to the Quad Rocket Launcher and, the mother of all guns, the Atomic Fusion Cannon!
- Advanced Interactive Backgrounds with Particle Technology
- Cobwebs sway. Bubbles form rings on the water’s surface. Bullets ricochet. Trees explode into flames and crash to the ground. Waterfalls boil with foam.
- Bionically Engineered Dinosaurs
- Razor-toothed Raptors. Artillery-packing Triceratops. Alien Infantry and a Laser-Guided T-Rex. Following your every move with head-tracking technology.
Available March 18
Twist & Match – How quick can you rotate objects to match their silhouette?
This frantic game is packed with 200 puzzles!
Unit 4 – Fast-paced platformer, coop for up to 4 players, space travels, impossible tricks, evil bosses, items trade, mini-games and much more!
An alien army has stolen the sacred artifact of our heroes’ tribe.
Similar reports are coming from other planets. Problem: the solar system will decay without the power of these artifacts.
Begin an epic journey to uncover the truth. What is this army trying to accomplish and can you recover the artifacts before the universe collapses?
Experience the ultimate platforming mayhem: perform impossible tricks, play with your friends and get ready to save the day!
- Cooperative mode for up to 4 players
- 4 characters with a unique ability
- A whole galaxy with many planets and creatures to discover
- Evil bosses to defeat
- Gameplay and pixel art paying homage to classic games
- Characters & ship customization
- Mini-games including multiplayer versus
Available March 15
Kid Icarus – The evil goddess Medusa has stolen the Three Sacred Treasures and imprisoned the goddess of light, Palutena, in her evil plot to control all. Play as Pit, a young angel who has been entrusted with a magical bow and arrow. Fight against hordes of enemies that swoop from above and below. Secure the Three Sacred Treasures from their evil guardians, equip them and face Medusa in the final battle.
StarTropics – Step into the shoes of Mike Jones, a teenage star pitcher from Seattle, who has come to the tropics to visit his famous archaeologist uncle, Dr. Jones. After being told that his uncle has been abducted, Mike begins a perilous quest in order to rescue him and figure out the mysterious plot behind his disappearance. Luckily for Mike, he meets helpful villagers and finds more powerful weapons as he explores numerous locations and island hops using his uncle’s submarine.
Nintendo eShop sales:
- Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS and Wii U
Great deals this week! Check out the full list of deals available this week at http://www.nintendo.com/games/sales-and-deals.
Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker – Special Episode – Obtain Shiny Crowns in 18 new challenges among five creative new courses in the paid DLC**, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker – Special Episode. The DLC is available now and can also be played together with a friend in the recently added co-op mode, Partner Adventure.
*Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online play. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply. nintendo.com/switch-online
**Full version of game required to use DLC. Sold separately.
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