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:
CrossCode – Meet Lea as she logs into an MMO of the distant future. A story about the future of gaming from an unexpected angle, this retro-inspired 2D action-RPG might outright surprise you.
CrossCode combines 16-bit Super NES-style graphics with butter-smooth physics, a fast-paced combat system and engaging puzzle mechanics, served with a gripping sci-fi story.
- Dive into a massive adventure with a playtime of around 30-80 hours
- Explore a large world with 7 unique areas and hidden secrets all over the place
- Fight over 120 enemy types including 30+ boss fights
- Enter 7 expansive dungeons, all with with unique themes and puzzle mechanics
- Master over 90 combat arts and even more passive skills
- Solve over 100 quests with a great variety of tasks and unique challenges
- 60+ music tracks made by a rice ball (yes)
Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing In Disguise – Serving as both a sequel and prequel to the original Deadly Premonition, follow Agents Davis and Jones as they begin a new investigation into the Le Carré serial murders. Through the memories of a former FBI agent, go back in time to Le Carré and step into the role of Special Agent York to begin unraveling the mystery.
Explore Le Carré on foot or via skateboard, interact with its citizens, uncover clues and discover the darker side of this seemingly peaceful town.
Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing In Disguise will be available on July 10.
Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2 – Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2 brings classic 2D action and a dark, 8-bit aesthetic together with modern playability.
Take control of Zangetsu, a swordsman from the far east who bears a deep grudge against demonkind and the alchemists who summoned them. Zangetsu must battle his way to the demonic stronghold, but he doesn’t have to do it alone!
Zangetsu can ally himself with a new cast of characters he meets along the way and add them to the playable roster.
Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2 will be available on July 10.
Neon Abyss – Neon Abyss is a frantic, roguelike action-platformer where you run ‘n’ gun your way into the Abyss as part of the Grim Squad. Featuring unlimited item synergies and a unique dungeon evolution system, each run diversifies the experience and every choice alters the ruleset. With each run, you will be able to unlock new rooms, items, bosses, special rules and even new endings! Neon Abyss will be available on July 14.
Arcade Archives P-47 – Exhilarating! Fly through immersive battlefields!
“P-47” is a shooting game released by JALECO in 1988.
Use machine guns and special weapons to defeat the enemy troops attacking from the land, sea, and air.
With exhilarating great plains, seas of clouds shining in the setting sun, and the open ocean where battleships 4 screens long appear, and more. These immersive stages can be enjoyed with 2 people playing simultaneously.
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.
Creepy Tale – Find out the dark story that befell the once-calm and peaceful forest, turning it into a terrifying place filled with otherworldly evil. Solve the secrets of the forest and save your brother!
- Unusual puzzles with unusual solutions.
- Elements of a classic quest: collect items and use them in a wide variety of cases.
- Hide, run away, jump high, lure, distract and even… learn to play the reedpipe!
- A unique and beautiful 2D art will take you to a dark tale and will send shivers down your spine.
- Surreal audio design matching the otherworldly story and gameplay.
ABOUT “CREEPY TALE”:
While walking with your brother, everything turns into horror and drags the hero into a series of terrible events.
Your brother has been taken by inhuman beings, and you are left face-to-face with an ominous forest filled with dangers and strange creatures.
Solve the puzzles that you meet on the way, do not let yourself be caught, and save your brother!
Find out the dark story that befell the once-calm and peaceful forest, turning it into a terrifying place filled with otherworldly evil.
Perhaps it is you who will solve all the secrets of the forest and restore the peace… but don’t get your hopes up.
Available July 10th.
Crowdy Farm Puzzle – Awake your imagination and relax in this colorful, 5 in 1 puzzle games collection!
The Crowdy Farm needs your smart head! As farm manager you will have to solve many brain-teasers to bring order to this place. Sort, organize and match. Plan, fit in and deduce in five different puzzle types! Cover grass fields with colors, set animals in matching rows, and learn the work of shepherd dog. But be precise: your thinking needs accuracy, if you want to meet the challenge!
- 150 PUZZLES TO SOLVE: each one is satisfying and colorful level to scratch your head for!
- 5 UNIQUE PUZZLE TYPES: every puzzle type is driven by different rules and contains 30 stages, each one more challenging than the last before!
- STIMULATING IMAGINATION: the game evokes associations with traditional toys, like wooden pyramids, guessing games and coloring puzzles
- RELAX AND CHILL: no limited time or number of attempts – make yourself cozy and dedicate to answer the riddle with no pressure
- FUN WITHOUT VIOLENCE: the game does not feature violent pictures in any way, focusing on friendly experience for everyone
Dangerous Relationship – The celebrity lifestyle of your dreams is full of dangerous temptations!
Will your passionate romance come to light?! “My boyfriend’s a celebrity!” In this romance game for women, enjoy dangerous romance with an idol, an actor, and other celebrities.
Available in Japanese, English, and Simplified Chinese.
You finally land a job in show business, which you had only ever known about through TV and magazines. In a single day, you end up meeting an idol, an actor, a model, a musician, and a comedian, and from that day on, you suddenly change from being an ordinary citizen to being a celebrity’s girlfriend.
Demon’s Rise – War for the Deep – A turn-based, tactical RPG with 30 character classes and 50+ hours of gameplay.
Enter the depths of the ancient city of Angor and prepare for battle. Form a mercenary party of adventurers, sellswords, rogue sorcerers, and assassins, and enlist with an army of dwarves trying to retake their ancient homeland.
Demon’s Rise is a turn-based tactical game where players must lead a party of six heroes through the bowels of an underground city. Battles are intense affairs where the proper use of terrain and cover is as important as the choice of spell or attack.
- 85 grueling levels.
- 30 playable character classes.
- Unlock powerful new spells and abilities.
- Place your heroes behind cover for protection or next to magical shrines for extra power.
- Use intimidation as a weapon against your foes.
- Launch fireballs, trick enemies, and make powerful weapon strikes.
DISTRAINT 2 – Can you restore hope and find your purpose after selling your soul?
Redemption… Hope… Are these things that one can hope to acquire again after selling your soul in your haunting past?
You are Price, a man who sold his humanity to get a partnership from a leading company: McDade, Bruton & Moore. Collect items and solve puzzles to progress through the story and find out if Price can reclaim his lost soul
DISTRAINT 2 follows on from the events of the first game. It is a sinister tale about restoring hope and finding your purpose.
- Side-scrolling 2D with unique, hand-drawn graphics
- Atmospheric sound design
- Minimalist and efficient interface
- Delve into a complex story full of intriguing twists and characters
- Includes brief summary of DISTRAINT 1
Available July 10th.
EAGLETALON vs. HORDE OF THE FLIES – The Eagle Talon is Super hard! Freakin’ hard! And now in Puzzle Action form!
You become the fighting leader of Eagle Talon, collecting artifacts and friends, and prevent Horde of the Flies’ aspirations of world dominance!
This game will require you to use your head!
Go through a variety of stages, cities, jungles, deserts and airports, all while dodging Horde of the Flies’ devastating assaults!
Each character has their own strengths, so be strategic to clear the stages in the quickest possible time and with the highest score!
Elden: Path of the Forgotten – Guide Elden on a mission across a blighted land to save their mother from ancient horrors. Engage in brutal, technical combat and master eldritch magics as you walk the Forgotten Path. Elden explores non-traditional storytelling through indirect methods – like reading an illustrated book in a language you don’t understand. The combat is based on reaction rather than action. Strategically, you will need to manage your stamina and position in order to master the art of parry or to find the perfect time to strike. Visually inspired by classic 16 and 8 bit games, Elden: Path of the Forgotten is a stunning, encapsulating, dark world waiting to be explored.
- Many diverse and challenging regions.
- Horrifying Lovecraftian enemies and bosses.
- Unique and brutal weapons and spells.
- Powerful and dynamic items.
Gas Station: Highway Services – Discover the intricacies of highway services work from two standpoints – as a driver and as their employee. You will drive and tow cars, wash and refuel them and more!
Buckle up and get ready for the trip of your life! When you cruise on an open highway, the safety and convenience of your trip depend on the services provided along the road. This is a game that lets you explore them!
- IMPRESSIVE CAR COLLECTION: 15 Awesome Cars with varying mission objectives
- REALISTIC AND EXCITING HIGHWAY AREA: Discover the authentic environment
- 75 EXCITING MISSIONS: Huge campaign to beat, earn in-game money for your progress
- REWARDING CHALLENGES: Beat your records, master the game!
Discover the intricacies of highway services work from two standpoints – as a driver and as their employee. So you will not only park on gas stations to fill your tank or wash your vehicle, but also drive a tow car, helping the ones in need.
On some occasions you will even have to get off the beaten path and go offroad. Are you ready to complete all of the trials and challenges the game has in store for you?
The challenges you will have to pass depend on the car of your choosing. You can select a sports car, a limo, a bus, a truck or even a tow car. The gameplay is a bit different for each one of them!
You will start with simple, straightforward tasks, but with time the missions become more and more challenging. To keep things intresting, the objectives and locales regularly change. Become a master driver and complete all of the challenges!
Available July 10th.
Laraan – Laraan is a Science-Fiction game about exploration in a desolate world.
Created with a minimalist low poly style. Accompanied by a splendid movie soundtrack.
You’re about to enter an old world of computer entertainment. Laraan bridges the gap between Cinema and Action/Adventure games with a completely old style of fluid, cinematic storytelling.
Using a completely old graphic system of cinematic zooms, pans, close-ups, and cuts, Laraan gets you involved in a breathtaking story of inter-dimensional travel.
You’ll have to run, fight, investigate, solve puzzles and ride futuristic bikes. The complete musical score and realistic, digitized sound effects will make you feel like you’re on a movie sound stage.
Love Letter from Thief X – Can they steal your heart?
The Black Foxes, an infamous band of thieves… Their next target? You! But what could they want with you, a simple museum curator? The hacker with an attitude, the youthful sniper, the sexy master of disguise, or the conceited leader… Who will steal your heart?
Takuto Hirukawa “Engineer”
Kenshi Inagaki “Firefighter”
Hiro Sarashina “Art student”
Riki Yanase “Government official”
Atsumu Kashiwabara “Manager of the bar Renard Noir”
Includes “Main Stories” in the App “Love 365: Find Your Story.”
Stories up to “The Wedding” are featured for Takuto, Riki, Hiro, and Atsumu.
Includes up to “Licensed to Wed” for Kenshi.
Pangeon – Pangeon is a single player roguelike inspired by dungeon crawler classics. Dive right into a dungeon on a suicide mission to kill all the monsters.
Fight your way through to the bottom of the so-called Pangeon – an organization located in a dungeon that we know very little about (well, except the fact it contains something that has the potential to destroy the entire planet Earth) – eliminate the evil, and save the World from a potential tragedy.
- A mix of many roguelike games combined into a fun (although short) experience
- 8+ levels, various in looks, enemies and loot
- 10+ weapons to use – ranging from daggers, swords and ending on magic staffs, bows, etc
Available July 14th.
Retro Game Pack – This bundle contains a collection of our favorite retro games. Games that we grew up playing or wanting to play as a child.
All games contain a challenging CPU and local two-player modes. Travel back in time into the middle of a retro room, when we spent hours playing these games.
Play on the go, on the TV, or with others locally.
REZ PLZ – Death is just part of the adventure
REZ PLZ is a pixel art puzzle platformer with a new twist on co-op and single player gameplay: Kill your brother to solve puzzles and conquer dungeons. Join apprentice wizard brothers Arcan and Zeph as they fight the forces of Dark Arcanum armed with little more than the Resurrection Scroll, a tool they can use to bring each other back to life. As you progress, you will unlock new spells that grant diverse abilities to conquer the increasingly difficult challenges ahead.
REZ PLZ puts a unique spin on the traditional co-op concept. Instead of trying to keep each player alive through each level, you must strategically kill each other to solve puzzles and defeat enemies. Use the Resurrection Scroll to bring Arcan and Zeph back to life.
UNLOCK MAGICAL SPELLS
Unlock new spells to conquer the increasingly difficult challenges ahead, but be careful because these brothers are poor at magic and one bad spell can mean death!
Explore and find a bevy of unlockable cosmetic items and unlockable challenging gauntlet levels to customize your gameplay. Challenge yourself further with bonus modes such as PVP foot race.
REZ PLZ tells the story of Arcan and Zeph, two young apprentice wizards. When their school is overrun by evil forces, the duo has to work together to defeat the evil wizards of Dark Arcanum. The catch: They’re both terrible at magic. Although Arcan and Zeph learn spells along the way, their progress is slow. When they die, the Resurrection Scroll brings them back to life.
Available July 15th.
Robozarro – 2D physics mayhem!
Robozarro is a physics-based 2D action game where robots B0-3 and 0-Ramatron embark on an epic quest through the outskirts, underbelly and rooftops of Mech Angeles to uncover the mystery surrounding the disappearance of Dr. Zarro.
- Explore an unpredictable world brought to life by a dynamic 2D physics engine.
- Master the “Grab N Blast” physics manipulation tool to turn your surroundings into explosive weaponry!
- Collect junk while adventuring and trade for health, weapons or upgrades.
- Recover unique gadgets to aid your journey across Mech Angeles.
- Unlock time trials and attempt to beat levels with no checkpoints or taking zero damage!
Solitaire TriPeaks Flowers – Cards, Cats and Flowers!
In Solitaire TriPeaks Flowers you can play hundreds of levels filled with the most addictive version of solitaire there is! And you can do that along with your trusty cat companion that shall help you along the journey of filling your greenhouses with the most beautiful flowers of all colors! Playful and relaxed experience awaits!
STORY OF SEASONS: Friends of Mineral Town – Experience the joys of life on the farm in this reimagining of a timeless STORY OF SEASONS classic!
Your farming life begins in Mineral Town, a charming village surrounded by nature. You’ve returned after many years to restore your late grandfather’s farm to its former glory. Care for crops, livestock, and more as your very own story of seasons unfolds.
▪Tend to the Farm!
A rich variety of fruits, veggies, and livestock are waiting for you. Raise them all with love and care, and you’ll have plenty of products to harvest, sell, or cook with!
▪Stroll Down Memory Lane!
Mineral Town is full of friendly faces, both old and new! Head into town, give gifts, and learn all about your neighbors as you befriend them.
▪Fall in Love!
Mineral Town is home to several eligible bachelors and bachelorettes. Get to know the boy or girl of your dreams, and you might be able to date them, get married, and even start a family!
▪There’s More to Explore!
Go fishing, cook fresh meals, and when your work’s all said and done, take a dip in the local hot spring. Experience the farmer’s life like never before!
Available July 14th.
Switchy Road DeluX – The widely popular Switchy Road endless roller now comes in a new enhanced deluxe version.
The challenging road crossing game now has amazing new levels each with different themes, backgrounds, designs and music! Play starts with the original Switchy Road theme but with skill you will quickly progress through each level to unlock the next unique theme. Once you unlock them all you can go back and select whichever level you want to play again.
Play all the levels or stick with your favorite ones. Random generated crossing roads make the challenge different every time you play.
The Great Perhaps – Time travel puzzle game about an astronaut returning to Earth destroyed by natural cataclysms.
The Great Perhaps tells the story of an astronaut returning to Earth destroyed by natural cataclysms.
There, among the ruins he finds an unusual artifact — an old lantern, in the light of which you can see glimpses of another time and travel to the past.
Experience constant time traveling between an empty, melancholic scenery of the post-apocalyptic Earth and its vivid days gone by.
The hero will face the danger in the post-apocalyptic present, as well as in the past. Help him on his journey to find out the true cause of the disaster and save the planet!
- Challenging puzzles and mini-games based around time travel
- Experience the gripping atmosphere of a post-apocalyptic world based on Soviet aesthetics
- Innovative storytelling which binds together the past and the present
- Memorable characters with personal stories
- Original interactive soundtrack which adapts to each timeline
- Wistful hand-drawn 2D art style
Available July 10th.
TroubleDays – Cohabitation with a naive succubus?!
Can Lovelia successfully harvest technoforce?!
Set in Akihabara, the awkwardly funny and slightly naughty new life of one naive succubus begins!
The creatures of the demon world known as “succubus” use a male’s sexual energy, his “technoforce” as their nourishment.
One day, one such succubus known as “Lovelia” appears suddenly before the main character to steal the power of his lust, known as his “technoforce”.
Considered to be one of the greatest beauties in 1000 years, Lovelia may look bewitching, but the truth is that this is her first ever work assignment and she is very naive when it comes to men.
Lovelia tries again and again to steal away his technoforce, but her innocence gets in the way of any real progress.
Unless Lovelia succeeds in harvesting the technoforce of the one she has chosen to possess, she can’t return home to the demon world, nor can she possess another man.
…Lovelia finds herself stuck living together with the main character.
void tRrLM(); //Void Terrarium – Save the last remaining human from the dangerous of the toxic world.
In a world contaminated with toxic fungi, a discarded maintenance robot finds a lone human girl among the discarded junk in a scrapyard. To ensure her survival, the robot and a decommissioned AI known as factoryAI must create a refuge for her within a terrarium.
Available July 14th.
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS:
DUNGEON RUNNER – DUNGEON RUNNER is a platform game in which we will have to flee from monster through a dangerous dungeon.
An endless corridor with a colorful visual style where the game will end when we collide and the monster catches us.
Donkey Kong Country – Armed with chest-pounding muscle, mighty barrel rolls and awesome vine-swinging skills, Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong set out to face their adversaries, K. Rool and his reptilian crew of Kremlings. Play solo, compete with a friend or play cooperatively in over 100 levels filled with collectibles and hidden bonus levels. Donkey Kong Country will be available on July 15.
Natsume Championship Wrestling – Choose from 12 outrageous wrestlers and bring the pain! With a robust grappling system and over 50 moves to master, experience the most realistic wrestling action of the 16-bit era. Test your might against the AI, or up to two players can compete in exhibition, tag team and round robin matches. Natsume Championship Wrestling will be available on July 15.
The Immortal – Grab your Wizard’s Pack and let your quest unfold as you explore the Labyrinth of Eternity. Delve into the dungeon’s depths to uncover the mysteries of the ancient ruins. Your teacher Mordamir awaits below! The Immortal will be available on July 15.
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.
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