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 Switch Online is a paid membership service that allows members to team up or face off online in compatible Nintendo Switch games, such as Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Luigi’s Mansion 3, Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. Members also enjoy a curated library of NES and Super NES classic games, including Super Mario Bros. 3, Super Metroid and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, among many others. To find out more about the benefits that come with Nintendo Switch Online, to view membership options and to learn about a free seven-day trial for new users, visit https://www.nintendo.com/switch/online-service/.
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.
This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:
The Wonderful 101: Remastered – Revisit this classic action-adventure game with an improved framerate, upgraded visuals and faster loading times. A team of heroes from around the world must UNITE to protect the earth from vicious alien invaders. This band of 100 Wonderful Ones must work together using their fantastic abilities to create a variety of forms. Whether they’re deploying a giant fist or a sharp blade, they’ll use their wits and power to overcome the enemy’s pitfalls and perils.
And remember: The final member of this team of courageous heroes is … you!
- Over 100 unique and dazzling, each with their own backstories and emblems!
- Change weapons in a flash with the “Unite Morph” system! Draw shapes to switch between swords, whips, hammers, and more to battle with strategy and flair!
- Unite Morphs can be more than just weapons! Build hang gliders and bridges to cross chasms, and bounce and blast your way to great heights! Use your smarts as well as your strength to solve puzzles and persevere!
- Don’t forget—a hero’s true calling is protection! Rescue the citizens you come across and your bravery will inspire them to UNITE UP! For a limited time, of course.
- Your missions will take around the world! Through cities, across the ocean floor, deep in the jungle, and to a host of exciting locations!
The Wonderful 101: Remastered will be available on May 19th.
Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus – Take control of the most technologically advanced army in the Imperium – The Adeptus Mechanicus – in this critically acclaimed, turn-based tactical game. Your every decision will shape the missions ahead and ultimately decide the fate of the troops under your command in more than 50 hand-crafted missions, including the amazing Heretek DLC missions.
Choose your path carefully. The Imperium depends on it!
Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus will be available on May 19th.
Dungeon of the Endless – Dungeon of the Endless is the award-winning rogue-like, dungeon-defense game in which you and your team of heroes must protect the generator of your crashed ship while exploring an ever-expanding dungeon, all while facing waves of monsters and special events as you try to find a way out.
Dungeon of the Endless will be available on May 15.
Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Mega Mix – Take the stage! The hit rhythm game series returns with exciting new features. Mix it up and choose from two playable modes: traditional Arcade Mode or the new Mix Mode, which features motion controls. With fan-favorite classics and new hits, choose from more than 100 songs for endless rhythm fun.
Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Mega Mix will be available on May 15.
80’s OVERDRIVE – 80’S OVERDRIVE is a 2D pixel art racing game, designed to take you back in time to when 8 and 16 bit consoles and arcade games ruled the world. Compete against opponents in career mode to unlock new races, buy new cars, and upgrade them with state-of-the-art technologies! Try your skill in time attack mode and see how far you can get in this race against the clock! Create your own tracks with built-in track generator and easily share them with your friends!
- 2 game modes and racing track editor;
- 6 retro supercars;
- 8 unique visual themes;
- 13 synth/retrowave music scores;
- tons of retro, handcrafted, pixel-perfect joy!
Arcade Archives MAGMAX – Rise up against the Raging Giant Machine Babylon. Our hero, MAGMAX!
“MAGMAX” is a shooting game released by Nichibutsu in 1985.
The player can power up by combining with the parts falling on the stage in order to defeat the Strange Mechanism Babylon.
With 4 different stages, above ground and underground stages not only vary in their appearance, but offer different ways to attack!
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.
Armed 7 DX – With ARMED SEVEN DX, discover 7 stages of pure mecha-shooting action with customisable weapons.
Use all laser beams, space rockets and missiles to suit your needs.
Gear up and fight!
Bomb – Bomb is a fun and easy to play arcade game where the goal is to defeat your opponent.
Each player places bombs on the ground which explode within a few seconds and if you blow up a one of the hidden bonus obects you could win a Power-up which will make you explosions bigger or an extra bombs which will let you to place multiple bombs at a time.
With several different kinds of randomly created playing levels to play, no game will be the same.
Play against a friend or against the smart Ai player, either way winning won’t come easy in this fast action death match game.
Cannibal Cuisine – A chaotic couch co-op cooking game with a cannibal twist!1-4 players hunt tourists through jungles, temples and volcanoes to feed the cannibal gods. Fine DIEning!
The god Hoochooboo is hungry… for you. But as all good cannibal cooks know, serving is better than being served.
Tour the island
Ready, steady, cook your way through 20+ levels in a full campaign across the island. Visit the jungle, temples, beaches and a lavalicious volcano!
To appease Hoochooboo, you need to do more than cook. Outrun the Spiky Log of Doom™, defeat waves of tourists and the tour boss in the jungle arena, and beat other challenge levels to prove yourself.
How foodoo you do?
Mystical voodoo powers are the perfect ingredients for success, allowing you to dash, place healing totems or even breathe fire. In multiplayer each chef can choose a different ability to fit their personal cooking style.
Foodfest or Foodfight
Cook your way through hell’s kitchen solo or with up to 4 chefs. Challenge each other to foodfights in PvP! With so many chefs in the kitchen, chaos is sure to follow.
Available May 20th.
Carnage: Battle Arena – Carnage is an epic car combat game with tons of cars, destructible environment, dozens of glorious maps, realistic physics and a unique, blocky art style.
Strap yourself in and enter the arena! Carnage is a high-octane car combat game with a multitude of game modes. Choose the way you want to create chaos!
- 82 AWESOME CARS: Sports cars, muscle cars, SUVs, trucks, and more!
- MULTIPLE GAME MODES: Battle Arena, Racing, Survival and more!
- EXTENSIVE DESTRUCTION MODEL: Cause havoc in the environments
- UNIQUE VISUAL STYLE: Blocky, retro-styled graphics
- DOZENS OF MAPS: Drive in a park, on a football field, even in the clouds
- GAME-CHANGING POWER-UPS: Use them to turn the tide of battle
The game features a multitude of different modes. In Death Match you will fight against other vehicles, gaining points when destroying them. Racing pits you against 5 opponents in a speed contest, Survival is a battle-royale-like combat match to the last man standing, Score battle makes you find collectible for points and Freedrive allows you to explore the game’s maps at your own pace.
You can also complete Challenges that guide you through the game and help you discover all it has to offer.
Whichever mode you choose, get ready for loads of adrenaline-pumping action! Start Carnage now!
Cooking Simulator – Be the best and highly professional cook in the world. Or just throw knives everywhere. This is your kitchen. You can do anything here.
Experience the world of restaurant cooking in a highly polished, realistic kitchen. Use ovens, gas stands, pots, pans, bowls and plates, everything you need. Prepare dozens of lifelike ingredients – from vegetables through fish to steaks and poultry – to cook over 60 real dishes, or anything you like.
This is your kitchen. You can do anything here.
If you really don’t want to, you don’t even have to cook anything. Throw kitchen knives like darts. Set fire to cardboard boxes, cook a steak on them, and then save the day with a fire extinguisher. Build a tower out of pots and trays. Everything with real-life physics.
However, if you’d rather be a cook, the same physics engine gives you unlimited opportunities. Cut some vegetables, put them in a pot and boil. Use a blender to make a soup. Bake a fish fillet, but remember not to burn it! See your ingredients transform with temperature.
The kitchen experience awaits!
Emma: Lost in Memories – Poetic, surrealistic and melancholic, EMMA: Lost in Memories offers a unique experience in a strange and dangerous world where walls fade away as you touch the
- One fast and simple mechanic: all the platforms and walls start disappearing when you touch them!
- The character runs automatically at a fixed speed! Control her special abilities (double jump, dash and climb) and do your best to react at the correct time.
- Minimalistic 2D artistic style completely drawn by hand.
- Dynamic gameplay in a poetic and eccentric world.
- Single-screen levels which combine skill and ingenuity with planification and strategy.
- Two game modes: Main Story and Memory Chest. Complete the Main Story first to enjoy the levels in the Memory Chest!
- Delicate reflexion on memory loss.
Available May 15th.
Gates Of Hell – Gates of Hell is a fast-paced first-person shooterBattle through relentless waves of Demonic terror!How long can you survive?
Prophesied through the ages, the end of the age of man is at hand. You are the Angel Cassiel, sent to Earth to destroy Satan’s Demon legions before they purge the land of all mankind.
Gates of Hell is a fast-paced first-person shooter where you must battle through relentless waves of Demonic terror!
There is nowhere to hide as you battle through Hell’s raging demon hordes. Keep on the move, find and equip powerful Angelic and Demonic weapons and stay alive as long as you can.
- Face down Horrific Demon Enemies; blood dripping zombie terrors, mutated humans, dark sorcerers, living skulls and huge demon bosses
- Arena Based FPS Shooting set over a range of detailed 3D levels with cool visual effects and camera filters
Golf With Your Friends – Why have friends if not to play Golf… With Your Friends!
Nothing is out of bounds as you take on 9 courses filled with fast paced, exciting, simultaneous mini golf for up to 12 players!
- 12 Player Multiplayer! Make sure your skills are up to scratch as you tee off against 11 other golfers in online multiplayer.
- Themed Courses! 9 courses with unique mechanics and holes, become a pro in the pirate course or aim for an albatross in the ancient theme.
- Powerups! Drive a wedge between your friends as you trap their ball in honey, freeze it or turn it into a square.
- Three Game Modes! Tee off in classic mini golf, shoot for the pars in hoops or swap the hole for a goal in hockey.
- Customisations! Turn the fairway into the runway, with unlockable hats, skins and trails for your ball.
Available May 19th.
Greedroid – Greed Gear is said to make any dream come true.To make her dreams come true, the robot “IB” explores the dungeon!
Take control of the robot “IB” and explore the dungeon!
Rogue-like dungeons change shape and form every time you dive in them.
Defeat enemies and dig blocks to get to the door to the next floor.
IB can lift any block or trap and throw it at you. You can use the surrounding terrain to fight off enemies from a distance!
HardCube – This arcade platformer for all hardcore lovers of toys
Simple and addictive time killer with lots of interesting setting in which a lot of different levels and worlds. Nice graphics eye accompanying soundtracks gameplay and online rankings.
In our universe, you have to not only reach the finish line , you have to overcome difficult obstacles in a colorful world , held level by level to give an unforgettable experience . This arcade platformer for all hardcore lovers of toys . Simple and addictive time killer with lots of interesting setting in which a lot of different levels. Nice graphics eye accompanying soundtracks gameplay and online rankings.
- Realistic physics
- Multiple Worlds and levels are not similar to each other
- Unique obstacles in each world
- Amazing maximum difficulty of the game (there is a choice of difficulty levels)
Available May 15th.
Ion Fury – Ion Fury is a true old-school first-person shooter from legendary 3D Realms, publisher 1C Entertainment and indie studio Voidpoint, set in a cyberpunk metropole.
Shelly “Bombshell” Harrison takes on a quest to slay evil transhumanist mastermind Dr. Jadus Heskel in the streets of Neo DC. She leaves a trail of carnage throughout huge, multi-path levels filled with gigantic explosions, more secret areas than we can count, and inhuman foes behind every corner. There’s no regenerating health here; stop taking cover and start running and gunning.
Shelly’s crusade to take down Heskel’s army will see her leave destruction in her wake with a wide arsenal of weapons, complete with alternate fire modes and different ammo types.
Ion Fury laughs at the idea of mandatory checkpoints and straight paths through shooting galleries. But, just because this is a true old-school first-person shooter doesn’t mean we’ve ignored all the good new stuff the last two decades have brought.
Headshots? Hell yeah.
More physics and interactivity? You betcha.
3DRealms, Voidpoint and 1C Entertainment have taken the best of both worlds and cooked it all into a bloody stew.
Jet Ski Rush – Get ready to race your jet skis!
Jump on your jet ski and get lost in the water madness of JetSki Rush!
Can you complete the water course filled with obstacles and traps?
Your task is to go as far as you can while collecting coins and doing crazy acrobatic manoeuvres on your jet ski.
You have to be fast, agile, and have superb reflexes to win!
Kakuro Magic – Best brain-teasing puzzles to play on your free time!
Kakuro is like a crossword puzzle with numbers. Each “word” must add up to the number provided in the clue above it or to the left. Words can only use the numbers 1 through 9, and a given number can only be used once in a word. Every kakuro puzzle has one and only solution, and can be solved through logic alone.
- Solve 96 brain-teasing puzzles
- 4 difficulty levels, each with unique visual style
- Enjoy relaxing ambient music
Available May 15th.
Kholat – Kholat is an exploration adventure game with elements of horror, inspired by a true event known as the Dyatlov Pass incident.
A mysterious death of nine Russian hikers, which led to countless, unconfirmed hypotheses. The player will plunge directly into the boundless scenery of the inhospitable Ural Mountains with the task to find out what really happened. In the course of events, you may come across more speculations than expected…
- narrated by Sean Bean
- immersive exploration experience
- chilling atmosphere and tension
- self made story inspired by true events
- non-linear open world
- challenging exploration
- in-game navigation by map and compass
- powered by Unreal Engine 4
- estimated game length: 4 – 6 hours
Oddworld: Munch’s Oddysee – Meet Munch, hero of the Oddest Oddysee of all. His luck is about to change – for the worse.
It’s up to you to help guide Munch in efforts to rescue fellow test creatures. These critters will be forever loyal to Munch and in turn enable his escape . Once free, Munch teams up with Abe and together they are guided by the wisdom of the Almighty Raisin. They are informed as to how to accomplish their goals, but in order to do so, they must work together.
For Munch, his dream is to bring back his species from the brink of extinction. For Abe, it is to rescue his Mudokon buddies.
Using special powers, cool power-ups, and other special abilities to deliver payback to the Vykkers, Abe and Munch reclaim the last gabbit eggs on Oddworld, which have been packaged in a can of gabbiar.
May Odd help you!
Piano – Turn your Switch into a mini piano and learn to play anywhere, anytime.
Piano is a simple and fun game for kids and adults of all age, that will teach you how to play your favourite songs.
Choose from one of the 9 included classic learning songs that will teach you how to play them like a professional by highlighting the keys. You will be surprised how easy it is to play something that sounds so amazing so quick.
Piano also comes with a free play mode, so you can anything you wany, maybe after enough practice in the learning mode you can play one of the included songs without any assistance and amaze you family and friends.
Piano is the fun way for anyone to start learning to play the piano and improve ones hand eye co-ordination.
Available May 15th.
Roulette – Roulette is an easy to play simulation of the classic casino game where the objective of the game is to bet on the number or a combinations of numbers by placing chips on the table where you think the ball will land after it spins in the wheel.
Based on the rules of the classic American roulette game, simply place you chips on the table by either using the joy-con or tapping on the screen. Roulette uses an advanced physics engine that simulates the ball’s smooth movement just like the real game.
Are you brave enough to try your luck and stacks of chips in one single bet?
Satazius NEXT – Discover SATAZIUS NEXT the new classic shoot them up for your console.
Completely redesigned and animated for more gaming pleasure, Satazius Next takes you in a galaxy far away.
Lost on planet Agano, resist the attacks of space pirates and save the universe from destruction.
Aim to kill to defeat your enemies.
Star Horizon – Experience fast action, thrilling levels, spectacular explosions and lots of pew-pew-pew. Star Horizon is a reboot for the on-rails space shooter genre.
- Immersive action – engage in fast-paced, immersive space battles.
- Upgrade your ship – buy upgrades and finish your enemies in multiple, fun ways.
- Fun story – experience a mature story of a man and his AI spiced up with absurd and dark humour
- Choices & consequences – make quick decisions – do you help your friends but fail your mission? Do you aid a space merchant and engage in a fight? Consequences of your choices alter the flow of the story.
- 256 space ships, 10 missions, 3 bosses, 16 types of equipment, 10 enemies.
A struggle between the Inter Galactic Corporation (a.k.a The Federation), which controls the entire galaxy, and the Rebels continues…
You assume the role of John, a simple private space-pilot in the service of the Federation.
Well.. the word “pilot” might be an overstatement. John’s ship AI – which he calls “Ellie” – takes almost all control of the ship. The space battles are coordinated by Motherships and “pilots” serve the mere role of the shooters (as the AI can’t ‘kill’).
Inter Galactic Corporation is about to turn the tide of the war but an accident happens. Your Mothership is blown up into pieces which makes Ellie go crazy. It puts John into hibernation and wakes him up several years later in a completely different setting.
What really happened?
What is the AI up to?
Will the two – John and Ellie – change the fate of the Universe?
The Eternal Castle [REMASTERED] – The Eternal Castle [REMASTERED] is a remake of the original “ETERNAL CASTLE” from 1987, with modernized game mechanics, sophisticated sound design, and 2-bit CGA graphics
The Eternal Castle [REMASTERED] is an ambitious attempt to modernize an old classic in order to keep its memory alive. Through detailed research and hard work, the production team tried to expand the experience while keeping the same ‘feel’ and emotional flow of the original masterpiece from 1987.
- Enjoy the atmosphere or speedrun through a post-AI fallout packed with challenges
- Meditate, Predict, and Wake up, in the eternal dream with Adam or Eve (or BOTH with 2 player co-op)
- Fight your way through the Ancient Ruins
- Shoot your way through the Forgotten City
- Sneak by monsters in the Unholy Lab
- Enter the Eternal Castle
- Collect all 4 GLIDERS to power up your ship
- Use over 10 different weapons
- Unlock up to 10 different items
- Find all missing FRAGMENTS to get back home
- Repeat the dream for as many times as you can
- LOST TALES episode of a brave SACRIFICE, and PvP death arena mode included
Available May 15th.
The Experiment: Escape Room – While visiting a well renowned doctor, you notice something is amiss at his office. Before you realize what’s going on, he drugs you and you fall asleep. When you wake up, you are sitting on a chair in the back room, locked and unable to get out of the building. You can tell that the doctor is running some kind of experiment on animals and people and you are his next subject!
Can you figure out what’s going on and escape before it’s too late?
Thy Sword – Use Thy Sword to vanquish the Dark Overlord
Thy Sword is a retro inspired hack and slash roguelike with procedural generated levels. Pick from different hero types like the Barbarian and Valkyrie to break the tyranny of the Dark Overlord!
Pick from three different difficulty modes to suit your playstyle. New to adventuring? Then select apprentice mode to have infinite credits or if you’re a heroic veteran, choose hero mode where you only have one credit.
Unlock additional heroes throughout your journey! Bring along a friend in 2 player cooperative mode to save the land from the Dark Overlord. Can you collect all of the crystals?
- Fast paced, strategic sword and bow combat
- Play solo or cooperatively locally
- Choose from multiple heroes and unlock new ones
- Pick from 3 different difficulty options to suit your playstyle
Available May 15th.
Travel Mosaics 3: Tokyo Animated – Classic nonogram puzzles taken to the whole new level!
Travel Mosaics 3: Tokyo Animated is the newest installment in the nonogram puzzle series for Nintendo Switch™. The Walkers are taking you on a fun sightseeing tour around colorful Tokyo! Get to know the famous attractions of the Japanese capital, solve new puzzles, answer quiz questions and expand your knowledge as you play.
Each puzzle includes a recognizable picture that is revealed as you play, and you have 4 types of hints at your disposal if you ever get stuck. The game offers multiple difficulty settings, customizable tile designs and gorgeous sights – all of this and more awaits you on this journey!
- 140 colorful nonogram puzzles + 20 BONUS levels!
- 3 difficulty modes to play around with + up to 6 ADDITIONAL colors!
- Virtual tour around Tokyo with fun facts and stories – test your trivia knowledge!
- Collect souvenirs and decorate the Walker’s living room
Same as in previous games of the series, there is no guessing involved – every puzzle can be solved just by logic!
The game utilizes Nintendo Switch’s features to their full potential. Play using your JoyCon™ controllers or use the touch screen.
The game is suitable for players of all ages – everyone is welcome to hop on board!
TT Isle of Man Ride on the Edge 2 – Racing across an over 60 km long ultra-technical track at breakneck speed requiring realistic riding skills…
…that is the challenge that awaits in TT2! Lots of new features lie ahead: open world, reworked physics, classic motorbikes, and more.
Without a shadow of a doubt it is one of the most dangerous motorbike races in the world. In TT Isle of Man – Ride On the Edge 2, you prove your worth in different championships before setting out to conquer the Snaefell Mountain Course, a 60 km-long track with both winding and straight sections that will push your riding skills to the limit.
TT 2 features 17 additional tracks, 18 different motorbikes including classic models, and the official riders. And now it’s more realistic than ever, thanks to entirely revamped physics and faithfully reproduced rider movements.
Fine-tune your motorbike, upgrade its performance and monitor its data in real time so you can stay competitive. TT2 also offers a brand-new open world, a biker’s paradise where you can test your bike settings and gain the experience you’ll need to win the TT Isle of Man title!
Wolflame – With WOLFLAME, defend the living humanity of planet Sig Fildonia.
Your mission is to destroy the invaders military base and turn Operation Wolflame into a successful resistance campaign.
Zenge – Relaxing puzzle game, telling the story of Eon through gorgeous art and music.
Zenge is a peculiar puzzle game, telling the story of Eon – a lonely journeyman who’s stuck between the worlds and time.
Game is intended to be a relaxing experience, thus there are no points, stars, tutorials, move counters, in game shops or any other distractors. Just pure, immersive journey with Eon, told through gorgeous art and music.
Made by Michal “Hamster” Pawlowski and Konrad Januszewski (he drew it!).
Gather Your Dream Team of Racing Machines – A new update for the Mario Kart Tour game* drifts onto smartphone devices, bringing with it Team Races and Room Codes for multiplayer matches. In Team Races, up to four separate teams of two racers each can compete for the highest score in a blistering race for racetrack dominance. Join up with pals nearby, or friends and other racers online, and fling those Red Shells with abandon to take out your competitors! The newly added Room Code feature makes multiplayer more flexible for fun with friends and family too. Create your own custom room and share the code for a match with up to eight players comprised of your hand-selected Mario Kart Tour companions. Players can access these newly added features by downloading the latest update for Mario Kart Tour via the App Store or Google Play.
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 https://www.nintendo.com/games/sales-and-deals.
*Free to start; optional in-game purchases available. Persistent internet, compatible smartphone, and Nintendo Account required. Data charges may apply.
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