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:
Catherine: Full Body – Vincent has been with his girlfriend, Katherine, for five years. But instead of taking the next step into marriage, Vincent finds himself captivated by the blonde bombshell, Catherine. Adding to Vincent’s dilemma, he begins having nightmares that force him to climb for his life. Will he survive the trials and tribulations of love, or fall to temptations?
This mature action-adventure puzzler will thrill players with a story that delves into relationships and difficult choices.
Catherine: Full Body will be available on July 7.
Superliminal – As you fall asleep with the TV on at 3 a.m., you remember catching a glimpse of the commercial from Dr. Pierce’s Somnasculpt dream therapy program. By the time you open your eyes, you’re already dreaming – beginning the first stages of this experimental program.
Superliminal is a first-person puzzle game based on forced perspective and optical illusions. Players need to change their perspective and think outside the box to wake up from the dream.
Superliminal will be available on July 7.
Vigor – Vigor is a free-to-play shoot ‘n’ loot game in which you loot, gather resources and take risks. Blast your way out or don’t fight at all. Build your shelter and vital equipment and become the courageous Outlander.
Shoot your way out of encounters with 6-12 players*. Humanity has fallen. You shall rise.
Vigor will be available on July 8.
Arcade Archives Wiz – Use the power of Magic to defeat the dragon!
Wiz is an action game released by SEIBU KAIHATSU in 1985.
Play as Wiz, a wizard who controls 8 types of Magic to fight from the Depths, to the Land Realm, and finally into the Sky Realm.
Defeat the monsters standing in your way, and make it to the Sky Realm to face off with a dragon.
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.
Being Stronger While Playing! SilverStar Go DX – Enjoy learning and becoming stronger even though you’ve never played Go!
●Let’s learn in Go class!
2,855 problems in total! The definitive software for learning Go including the rules and terms of Go!!
Explanation and exercise. Learn the basics and advance in two ways!
Beneficial for Go novices as well as for beginner and intermediate players looking to increase their skills!
●Try out what you learn in a game of Go!
From entry-level beginners to the strong 2 Dan level:
You can play Go games against an opponent at your level!
Equipped with support functions to help you!
・Hint function where a computer suggests a move.
・Standard Move Display function to help you learn how to move in the game opening.
Biped – MASTER INNOVATIVE AND SIMPLE CONTROLS, CONQUER TWO-PLAYER CO-OP, EXPLORE FUN ENVIRONMENTS, PAIR YOUR LOOKS.
Biped is a coop action adventure game with a strong focus on moment-to-moment collaboration between 2 players. Two little bipedal robots, Aku and Sila, will walk side by side and embark on a fun and bonding journey.
You control the robot’s two legs using two sticks. This allows you to perform various moves—from simple walking and sliding to more advanced actions, like operating machinery or cutting wood.
Enjoy the adventure solo or grab a friend or a family member and have a blast together in co-op mode. Communicate and coordinate to conquer challenges together and find out how good a pair you truly are.
Your adventure will take you to many beautiful and mysterious location on the planet. Explore secrets in forests, valleys, waterfalls and icy mountains and find your way through the puzzling paths that lead to the planetary beacons.
Collect treasures and buy a goofy hats! Dress up your biped the way you like. Better yet, match your partner’s look and become the most dazzling adventurers in this epic quest.
Clash Force – Run-and-Gun your way to victory!
The Evil Crackman and his minions are causing mayhem, and only Clash Force is up to the task of stopping his fiendish plans! GuideVoom, Scorpido, or Echid through forest bases, hydrofied deserts, underground mines and eventually to Crackman’s Flying Fortress where the final battle will unfold!
Dodge enemies, shoot your foes, and collect better powerups to reach Crackman’s fortress and save the day in this love letter to classic 8-bit run-and-gun action games and 80s cartoons! Can you save the day?
- Over 20 stages of frantic retro action
- Multiple weapon upgrades to make wasting enemies a snap
- Pick from three difficulties, perfect for the novice OR the 1980s game masters
- Auto-save feature lets you pick up where you left off
Available July 3rd.
Couch Co-Op Bundle Vol. 2 – Four fantastic indie games to play with a friend!
It’s time to get cosy with your best bud again for another round of unmissable co-op action. This bundle contains the following games, all of which feature local/couch co-op (as well as single-player modes):
Black Paradox: A fast-paced roguelite shoot ’em up with vibrant pixel art and a synth-wave soundtrack. Unleash an arsenal of weapons, power-ups, drones, and other upgrades as you battle waves of interstellar enemies
Shikhondo – Soul Eater: Set within a beautiful and bizarre world of Asian mythology, survive blistering bullet-hell action and hypnotic barrage patterns in this intense Korean shmup
Bleed: A furiously fun and fast-paced arcade action game. Master the art of air-dodging and bullet-reflecting to stylishly take down a relentless barrage of bad guys and bosses
Vertical Drop Heroes: A procedural platformer RPG hybrid with roguelike elements. Armed with a variety of skills and traits, use your cunning and reflexes to survive the dangers of each stage, until you face the final boss and uncover the truth behind the game!
Digerati Indie Darling Bundle Vol. 3 – Excellent indie games handpicked for your playing pleasure
Four fantastic indie favourites from Digerati! This bundle contains Omega Strike, Shikhondo – Soul Eater, Nefarious, and 1979 Revolution: Black Friday.
Omega Strike: Defeat Doctor Omega and his mutant armies in this gorgeous pixel art metroidvania. Explore the world, find its hidden treasures, and upgrade your weapons to stop the Doc’s march toward world domination.
Shikhondo – Soul Eater: Set within a beautiful and bizarre world of Asian mythology, this Korean bullet-hell shoot ‘em up offers intense action across a variety of game modes, including Arcade, Hardcore, and Local Co-op.
Nefarious: Tired of playing the hero? Nefarious is a 2D action platformer where you get to be the villain! Step into the wily shoes of Crow, an evil genius on a quest to steal princesses for his royalty-powered death ray.
1979 Revolution: Black Friday: Based on true stories and historical events, this award-winning interactive drama pulls you into a dangerous world of revolution and civil unrest.
Dune Sea – Fly. Honk. Explore.
Dune Sea a side-scrolling adventure goose game that lets you fly like a bird.
In Dune Sea, you guide a migrating bird that got separated from its flock due to a catastrophic event. In order to survive, you need to fly across beautiful landscapes of strange and foreign lands while collecting items and avoiding predators.
The game features a goose protagonist flying over 12 individually handcrafted levels, each with its own original music track composed by Jake Butineau, creating a unique atmospheric experience.
This edition contains the extension ‘Neon Sea’ with 3 additional levels, featuring new retro-style areas with synthwave music
Fly in either Classic or Zen mode: Classic has the full experience with challenges, while in Zen mode the player becomes invincible for easy and continuous exploration.
eCrossminton – Sport videogame based in crossminton, an emerging racquet sport where the players play in two separated fields without net and using a custom flyer and racquets.
Sport videogame based in crossminton, an emerging racquet sport where the players play in two separated fields without net and using a custom flyer and racquets. It can be played as single 1 vs 1 or doubles 2 vs 2.
We are collaborating with the ICO (International Crossminton Organization) and international players to recreate the most realistic crossminton gameplay.
- Frantic & exciting gameplay to bring you full crossminton experience
- Single & doubles crossminton matches up to 4 players on same screen
- Tournaments & Leagues for long game sessions
- 20+ characters based on real international players
- Multiple scenarios to play crossminton anywhere
- Challenging arcade mode to test your skills
- Get fun with friends on local multiplayer minigames
- Original soundtrack & realistic sound FX
Gerty – Armed to the teeth and equipped with your trusty laser-diggers, you must fight your way to the depths of the planet, find the source of the alien threat and eliminate it!
Gerty is a top-down rogue-lite twin-stick shooter with fully destructible environment. Carve your own path through replayable procedurally generated levels and create tactically advantageous situations to eliminate the alien threat in intense, tough but fair, action packed gameplay. Mine Juice crystals to upgrade your gear, discover alien structures, and eliminate the source of the alien threat in singleplayer or local co-op mode.
- Test your mettle in skill based combat and try to avoid clutches of permanent death. Adjust the level of challenge to your liking with 5 difficulty levels and advanced settings.
- Choose between 4 different characters all with unique skills and style of play. Further customize your character during your run with perks and purchasable gear.
- Explore collapsed Juice mines that are teeming with alien life and structures. Interact with abandoned infrastructure, alien runes and altars.
- Unlock new gear and characters with each tightly packed run. Ramp up the difficulty and brave the dangers once again!
Available July 6th.
Ghost Grab 3000 – Introducing the Grapple Beam! Chain ghosts together then pop them all at once for points in an endless ‘bullet hell’ arcade apocalypse.
A challenging arcade score-attack game with a unique mechanic…
THE GRAPPLE BEAM.
Chain together ghosts with your energy beam, then destroy them all at once to earn points. The longer your chain, the bigger your score multiplier.
Destroy endless waves of increasing difficulty, navigate a frantic phantom bullet hell, and unlock ‘Robot Mods’ to help you climb the leaderboards. Each session lasts just a few minutes! It’s perfect to kill some time (and ghosts) during a lunch break or to compete with friends!
ENDLESS BULLET HELL:
The spectral onslaught never stops! Fight ever-increasing enemy numbers until your little robot chassis can take no more.
Blast ghosts with EMP shockwaves or rocket-boost to safety. Choose how you power-up your abilities in unique ways to make each run play differently.
CUSTOMISE YOUR ROBOT:
Unlock ‘Robot Mods’ to fine-tune your abilities. Customise your hit points, speed, battery power and more, with over 100 possible combinations.
UNLOCK DIFFICULTY MODES:
3 apocalyptic levels that push your skills to the limit, each one more intense and challenging than the last.
NUKE THE APOCALYPSE:
When all else fails, launch a nuke and make the apocalypse even more apocalypsed.
Available July 3rd.
GRISAIA PHANTOM TRIGGER 01&02 – Their story takes a huge turn as the heroines meet once again at Maihama Academy. The Grisaia: Phantom Trigger series is coming to the Nintendo Switch!
After Yuuji Kazama and the gang’s battle to the death several years ago, the girls reunite at Mihama Academy, which has been reinstated as a ‘specialist training school’. The characters enter a new chapter in this renewed series that takes place in the same world as The Fruit of Grisaia! This thrilling story that unfolds at the reborn Mihama Academy will undoubtedly excite not only those who have played previous releases, but those who are new to the series as well!
Text available in three languages!
Text can be set to Japanese, English or Simplified Chinese (audio is Japanese only). This includes in-game text, options, and the digital manual. Language settings can be changed at any time.
Play using only the touch screen! Play with one hand!
Play in handheld mode with the Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controllers attached, or detach them and play with just the touch controls! While in tabletop mode or TV mode, everything can be controlled by one Joy-Con (R), allowing you to play with only one hand! Also available for the Nintendo Switch Lite. (A separate Joy-Con (R) is required to play with one hand.)
The goal of SORD is to train a new generation of operatives to defend the country against future threats. To that end, the organization has established a series of schools up and down the country. Mihama Academy, more-or-less left to rot after its abrupt closure, has been given new purpose as one such ‘specialist training school’. Mihama now entrusts the misfit girls who attend it with guns and live ammunition. Paying their own safety no heed, these students are again and again plunged into dangerous extrajudicial missions – all for the good of the realm. No matter how much life grinds them down, what future awaits these girls, who’ve themselves chosen the path of the gun?
A VIP arriving from abroad mysteriously disappears in transit. The SORD team at Mihama Academy are presented with a new mission: finding and recovering him. Whenever they appear to be closing in on this missing “package”, though, it somehow slips through their fingers. Accompanying them on their mission are two fellow SORD from the Keihin Sakuragaoka campus – twin sisters, who both help and hinder the crew. There have also been rumors floating around of a daredevil biker named “Soul Speed”, who tears up the streets at night. Before long, the team’s thrilling chase descends into a deathmatch, pushing the combatants to their limits and beyond. Rena and Haruto, meanwhile, are taken on a journey deep into the past, to their first ever encounter.
It’s a visual novel in which you don’t need to make any choices, so you can enjoy the story like you would when watching a movie or reading a book. The story comes to life with a star-studded voice actor cast and fully-voiced story (excluding the main character), gorgeous graphics and music, and immersive animation.
Infini – Lose yourself in Infinity… but never lose Hope. Think outside the box in a multiverse of perspective-shifting puzzles.
“I bashed my head on its walls and found something beautiful.” – Kotaku
Master the innovative camera manipulation mechanic to change your perspective and discover new mazes, abilities and characters such as Time, War, Fatality or Technology – who can be helpful allies or deceitful foes in this 8-hour long story-driven puzzle adventure.
Infini Key Features:
∞ Discover a unique, mind-bending and varied gameplay
∞ Immerse yourself in a rich emotional story
∞ Easy to learn but increasingly challenging
∞ At least 8 hours of gameplay across 100+ levels and 10 diverse worlds
∞ Ideal for quick play sessions
∞ Experience original imagery and a soundtrack of over 20 songs
∞ Feel the void of Infinity!
Available July 3rd.
Infliction: Extended Cut – Explore an interactive nightmare set within a once-happy home while struggling to survive encounters with a relentless entity that stands in the way of finding peace.
Wander through an interactive nightmare set within the confines of a once-happy household.Piece together the mystery behind a harrowing series of events while struggling to survive encounters with an entity that relentlessly stands in the way of finding absolution.
Explore a home crystalised by tragedy and uncover the heartbreaking secrets hidden within messages, artwork, household objects, and other vestiges of domestic life. Uncover clues and use items to unlock new paths and make discoveries while doing everything possible to avoid the malevolent presence inhabiting the residence. Hide under tables or beneath beds and harness light sources like camera flashes to stun the spirit and momentarily elude its pursuit.
Infliction couples a story-driven approach to horror with a dynamic atmosphere to produce an unsettling and unpredictable first-person experience that deals in mature subject matter. Imbuing familiar elements of everyday life with the supernatural, Infliction is a terrifying otherworldly adventure that hits frighteningly close to home.
Keen: One Girl Army – Keen is a sliding puzzle game with turn-by-turn tactical combat and a hint of adventure!
Kim is a lovely 8 year old girl that lives in a peaceful insular island with her grandmother. Abandoned by her mother not long after birth, she must put grievances aside to focus on something of utter importance
The pink heart on the cheeks is their birthmark and the protection of Village, their duty.
Following a trail of brainwashed minions and high-tech robot soldiers, she would soon find herself in the middle of a world-domination plot carried on by an evil secret society!
Unveil Kim’s story as she tries to save the day!
Discover secret items, unlock secret levels and get special powers!
Slash your way through several unique enemies! Also…boss battles!
BIG, maze-like dungeons, spanning from mysterious forests to top-secret underwater labs!
Pool Slide Story – Make a fantastic, dazzling water park!
Splish, splash, splosh! The time has come to create some waves and open your very own wet, wonderful (sometimes whacky) water park! Hear that? That’s the sound of super-slippy pool-slide shenanigans. You want in? Of course you do.
Expand your water park, adding exciting facilities, and become the talk of the town. Your visitors will take selfies at your park, generating free publicity for you! Befriend them and they’ll send you comments and suggestions.
Make your visitors happy by offering a range of foods and beverages for purchase at food stalls, creating colored or scented pools, and giving away free floats and swimwear.
Collect ingredients and cook foods, then create menus for your food stalls.
You’ll be spoiled for choice when customizing your water park, with a wide choice of attractions to build. You can also have both indoor and outdoor pools, so that no matter the weather, your visitors will always have somewhere to splash about in comfort.
Can you create a wonderful water park that everyone will love?
Singled Out – A quick-fire identification game. With a sniper rifle.
In Singled Out you must identify your target in a crowd of alien weirdos before time runs out. The quicker you are, the higher you score!
1. You have 10 seconds to shoot the GALACTIC SUPERCRIMINAL.
2. Identify the target using the 3 descriptions provided.
3. Only one person in the crowd has all 3 traits. Don’t shoot the wrong one!
Singled Out is a short, simple but challenging arcade game where the goal is simply to beat your high score, climb the leaderboards, or last as long as you can. It’s ideal for 5 minute breaks or parties (where everyone can work together and yell at the person playing).
- 10 million randomly-generated weirdos.
- 30 challenging levels and a final boss.
- Family Friendly Mode: remove all references to violence and shooting for an experience better suited to younger players.
- Practice Mode: disable the strict time limit to practice in a casual, stress-free environment.
- Memory Mode: unlock this challenge mode to truly put your skills to the test.
- Touch-screen support.
- Online leaderboards.
- Achievements built in.
Available July 3rd.
Starlit Adventures Golden Stars – Go on epic adventures that will have you explore fantastic worlds, fight nightmarish enemies, collect dazzling treasures, and solve brain-teasing puzzles using an array of Special Suits!
Join Bo & Kikki for single-player or multiplayer fun anytime! Take on this family-friendly, vertical scrolling adventure with up to three friends as you try to save the Starlits and recover all the stars taken by Nuru.
Comes with all suits including Unicorn, Dino and Dragon Golden Suit as playable characters!
Three games in one, for triple the fun! Simple, straightforward controls, optimized for younger and less-experienced players, make this a perfect choice for anyone looking to introduce their family to the wonderful world of Starlit.
For multiplayer, all a player needs is a Joy-Con, so two people can team up right out of the box!
Tackle 144 platforming courses in the two main game modes: Story and Challenges!
Enjoy extra replayability with the game mode Infinite Tower!
Available July 3rd.
SWARMRIDERS – SWARMRIDERS is an “endless runner”+”twin stick shooter” ARCADE mashup.
400 years before the events of UBERMOSH:BLACK, the Blade Saint was just a mercenary gunner, shredding eyes on the backseat of a bike.
A “machine gun swarm surfing minigame”.
Players can expect a few minutes of elegant gameplay, responsive controls and a heart-pumping original soundtrack.
The Otterman Empire – An intense quick-fire party shooter with jetpacks set in a world where otters rule!
You must gear up, strap on your jetpack and travel across the galaxy in havoc causing, party game mayhem! With rapidly changing game modes, 8 customizable characters and game changing hazards, no round of The Otterman Empire will ever be the same!
The Wanderer: Frankenstein’s Creature – Experience the Myth of Frankenstein through the innocent eyes of his creature. A game where your choices may well change the course of his story.
A fresh look at the myth of Frankenstein
Play as the Creature, a wanderer without memory or past, a virgin spirit in a completely fabricated body. To forge the destiny of this artificial being who is ignorant of both Good and Evil, you will have to explore the vast world and experience joy and sorrow.
Dr. Frankenstein’s founding myth is once again revealed in all its glory through the innocent eyes of his creature. A thousand miles from the horror stories, here is a sensitive wander in the shoes of a pop icon.
A breathtaking artistic direction
Imbued with a dark romanticism, the game’s universe draws its astonishing beauty from 19th century paintings. Through evolving landscapes, the boundary between reality and fiction fades and the novel comes to life. Powerful and original, the soundtrack highlights the Creature’s feelings of wanderlust.
Explore your emotions and write your story
One choice after another, feel your way towards your destiny. Confronted with humans, you will no longer be able to escape the question of your origins. Who gave you life? This introspective quest will take you on an adventure across Europe. Bitter or pleasant, your experiences will bring you closer to the truth. Will you be ready to face it?
The Wanderer: Frankenstein’s Creature is the new video game from La Belle Games, co-produced and published by ARTE, the cultural European TV and digital channel.
- Rediscover a pop culture icon through 18 paintings
- Your actions will shape the end of your story, choose carefully
- Landscapes evolve according to the creature’s emotions
- A unique atmosphere thanks to a staggering soundtrack
Zombies ruined my day – This is the story of how the best day of your life can become a nightmare full of zombies.
Survive in a hostile environment using all sorts of weapons. Defend your position with barricades, blow up groups of zombies with grenades, sweep the area away with a Gatling and more! All in a fully action packed game with colorful backgrounds and fearsome monsters. Show us that you’re more than a snack for zombies!
- 27 challenging levels across 3 distinct zones
- 6 zombie types and 3 huge bosses
- 8 weapons to unlock
- Colorful cartoony graphics
- And an amusing background story!
Available July 4th.
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.
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS:
JACK AND JANE JUNGLE ESCAPE – JACK AND JANE JUNGLE ESCAPE is a platform game in which we will have to flee from the police through a dangerous jungle. An endless corridor with a colorful visual style where the game will end when we collide and the law enforcement officer catches us.
*Additional games and systems required for multiplayer mode. Sold separately.
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.
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