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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.
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This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:
Paper Mario: The Origami King – A new comedy-filled Mario adventure unfolds on the Nintendo Switch system. Using the unique properties of paper, help Mario explore vast colorful environments in this hilarious action-adventure game.
A fresh ring-based battle system requires strategic thinking as Mario undertakes a quest to untie the massive streamers binding Princess Peach’s Castle.
Stop King Olly, the origami menace with a devious plan to re-fold the world!
Paper Mario: The Origami King will be available on July 17.
Neversong – Upon waking from a coma, Peet’s girlfriend is nowhere to be found. Take on bosses, monsters and zombie grownups with your trusty baseball bat. Investigate the screams coming from the heart of Neverwood and the strange truth about Peet’s past in this side-scrolling adventure game that tells a hauntingly dreamlike fable.
- Explore haunting, illustrative levels.
- Fight your way through hordes of spiders, monsters, and bloodthirsty grownups with your barber’s blade.
- Join your quirky childhood pals and trusty pet bird on an adventure to discover the truth about your recent coma.
Panzer Paladin – The sinister Ravenous and his legions of brutal demons are poised for battle. The situation is dire, but humanity has one final ace in the hole: the Panzer Paladin! The showdown between the forces of the occult and the power of cutting-edge technology has begun. Seize weapons from the demonic invaders and use your swordsmanship to slash, bash and thrust your way through 17 mind-blowing action-platformer levels.
Hop in your Paladin and take up arms!
Panzer Paladin will be available on July 21.
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 battles ahead and decide the fate of the troops under your command in over 50 hand-crafted missions, including the Heretek DLC missions.
Choose your path carefully.
The Imperium depends on it!
Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus will be available on July 17.
#Funtime – #Funtime is an explosive twin-stick shooter where shooting isn’t your only weapon.
#Funtime is an explosive twin-stick shooter where shooting isn’t your only weapon. #Funtime combines traditional twin-stick shooting with a unique coloring mechanic. Earn bonus points by coloring the playing field and exploding enemies that cross your path. Persistent ship upgrades allow for lengthier runs filled with even more mayhem. Fast and fun gameplay will have you coming back again and again.
- Over 50 challenging levels, all with their own leaderboards
- 8 distinct battle modes
- Unique color swapping mechanics
- Deep scoring system and replayability
- Original soundtrack with beat-synced levels
- An extremely Funtime!
Aircraft Evolution – Aircraft Evolution is an action game, where you have the task of destroying enemy bases by bombarding them with your aircraft.
Fight through 4 time periods, from the era of the First World War to futuristic battles.
Level up and evolve your aircraft from a wooden plane to a futuristic fighter. Then, refine it by increasing its armor, fuel, speed, firepower and much more. You upgrade as you go, but you can still try to take on a tank armed with plasma cannons using just a wooden plane!
40 different missions are waiting for you. You will be given different objectives: destroy an enemy base, deal with waves of attacking fighters, boss fights and much more. Demolish the enemy with standard bombs, a barrage of cluster bombs, or burn enemies to ashes with napalm. Turn their bases into smoldering ruins and the battlefield into a scorched desert.
Bombs and explosions! More bombs and explosions!!!
Available July 22nd.
Arcade Archives GRADIUS – OUT OF THIS WORLD PLAY ACTION!
“GRADIUS” is a shooting game released by KONAMI in 1985.
Players control the Super Dimension fighter ‘Vic Viper’ and fight ‘Bacterian’ with the aid of devastating power-ups.
This shooting game is the first of a masterpiece series from KONAMI that had a major impact on later shooters.
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.
Caretaker – You are hungry for truth and maybe this “caretaker” is hungry for something else.
You’re an investigative journalist who is “hungry” for a flashy news story. You heard the news of one caretaker in this industrial facility who has gone insane and killed all of his co-workers. Now, the urban legend is that this “caretaker” has returned to this industrial facility and people has seen this “monster back to life”.
You want to uncover this myth.
You are hungry for truth and maybe this caretaker is hungry for something else.
Dongo Adventure – Embark on a great adventure and help Dongo escape from dangerous enemies and challenging environments!
Dongo Adventure is a 3D platform style game, where the main character (Dongo) a mouse, ventures through various scenarios (sewer, house, lake, factory, etc.) and faces several enemies along the way (cockroaches, mosquitoes, frogs, spiders, toxic gases, electrical wires, etc.). He carries a backpack equipped with cheese that he uses to throw and defend himself from enemies, besides being able to push objects that help him to pass obstacles and solve puzzles.
The final goal will be a surprise!
Explosive Dinosaurs – 40 FRIENDSHIP DESTROYER COMPETITIVE MINIGAMES, WITH DINOSAURS AND EXPLOSIONS!!
The main objective of this game is to DESTROY FRIENDSHIPS with PURE COMPETITION!!
(We shall not be liable if you end up having FUN)
Up to 4 PLAYERS in just one TV, only buying the game ONCE!
- 40 different COMPETITIVE MULTIPLAYER minigames.
- PREHISTORY MODE: Unlock new minigames alone or with your friends.
- TEAM MODE (2VS2): One wins and one sabotages the other team. An amazing strategy tweak to every minigame!
- CRAZY ARCADE CHALLENGE: One minigame after another and just one chance. Will you make it?
- INSPIRED BY MICHAEL BAEE
Get 10 quest – A beautiful, fun and addictive number merged puzzle game for everyone.
A beautiful, fun and addictive number merged puzzle game for everyone.
80 levels, 6 different gameplay and the original endless mode.
Available July 17th.
Golf – Golf is an open-world 18 hole golf simulator game, which you can either play alone or with another player.
Using our unique ball hit engine you decide on the exact point you want to hit the ball giving you a more realistic golf playing experience.
Choose between four different golf clubs (driver, iron, wood and putter) which all have different power levels, view the PAR of every single hole on screen and you can move to any hole to practice.
Golf is play-as-you want endless game, which will give you hours of fun anytime, anywhere.
Home Run High – Train your baseball players and create a winning team!
Can you lead your high school baseball team to ultimate victory? It might be a small after-school club now, but with the right training, even the sky isn’t the limit for this team!
Train players by assigning them practice drills. You choose what they need to focus on, such as batting or pitching.
Install batting cages, showers, or other facilities to make life better for the team. A good environment makes for more effective training! School life is not all about sports, though. Studying is just as important, so make sure to construct educational facilities to upgrade the school.
House students in a dorm and they’ll have more time for both studying and baseball practice! Pick your best players for the team and test their skill at tournaments.
Lockstone – Love was a puzzle, another mystery to solve
Descend into the fractured mind of a genius alchemist as you help him unlock the mysteries of life, love, and the universe itself through over 100 unique, hand-crafted enigmas in this atmospheric narrative puzzle game.
With its stunning visual style, soundtrack and captivating narrative from author Adam Down, Lockstone meshes established mechanics with new twists in an innovative, engaging experience.
MEGA PARTY – a tootuff adventure – Tootuff is back for more than 40 challenges, all of them crazier than ever!
The day before school started back, Tootuff heard that it was possible to clone sheep by selecting the very best specimens. Terrified about the idea of being infinitely duplicated, Tootuff shares his concerns with his friends.
Fortunately, Hugo always has a solution. If only the best are destined to be cloned, you just have to be as naughty as possible to avoid being chosen.
Tootuff and his friends embark on a race to get up to as much crazy mischief as possible to avoid being cloned.
5 game modes
School year: On your own or with a friend, choose a playable character to do as much mischief as possible and avoid being cloned! School year contains 3 episodes to be unlocked.
Once all the challenges in an episode have been solved and your Mega Cool bar is full, you will access the next episode.
Duels: You don’t have time and you just want to have fun? Start a duel against the computer or against a friend. Choose one of the 42 mini-games available and see who’s the worst. However, you will have to unlock the challenges in School Year. Duels are for up to 2 players.
Mega Duels: Not so fast! To access Mega Duels, you have to start by surviving School Year. Right, now choose the number of challenges you want. They will succeed one another and the one who wins the most will be the winner of Mega Duels!
The Mega Duels mode is for up to 4 players.
Duels of death: Duels of death can only be accessed by the best. You have to finish the game with a certain percentage to unlock them. Face several adversaries in each game challenge (presented randomly) to seize the most victories possible. The Duels of death mode is for up to 4 players.
Mega Ace: Three types of challenges for the very best for up to 4 players.
Little Ace: Four challenges with just one button
Super Ace: Four challenges with only the direction keys
Super Mega Ace: Ultimate challenge reserved for super mega ace players! Use the direction keys and just one button to prove that you are one of the best not just a loser!
Never Breakup – Play with your friends, lover, or even parents—it is tons of fun for both young and old alike.
Never Breakup is a relaxing family game for two players. Play with your friends, lover, or even parents—it is tons of fun for both young and old alike.
Players are transformed into ball-shaped animals and then bound together with an elastic rope.
It is time for you to test your bond. You will face obstacles and puzzles that will test your skill, cooperation and coordination!
Plays like a classic platformer and comes with meticulously crafted levels designed for two players!
Naturally, solo becomes ever the more challenging as you will have to control two characters at once.
Tons of beautiful maps: Visit mountain ranges, oceans, rainforests, deserts and cities!
Collect and unlock tons of ornaments and new shapes for your creatures.
Mini-games that can be played locally.
Our realistic physics engine brings life to the elastic band which can be used to solve puzzles, eliminate enemies or even trip up your teammates if you’re not careful!
One Dog Story – Engaging pixel adventure game with RPG elements, gameplay that’ll get you hooked for hours. You wake up in an underground laboratory, free again after a horrific accident
Do You Miss Those Good Old Platform Games?
Do you have a soft spot for extensive storylines and original dialog?
Do you enjoy not just destroying hundreds of enemies, but also exploring new worlds?
One Dog Story is an engaging pixel adventure game with RPG elements, gameplay that’ll get you hooked for hours, and well-developed characters. You can expect:
- Hardcore Bosses
- A Wide Variety Of Locations
- Original Gameplay Decisions
- Full Interaction With the Game World
- Lots Of Different Weapons and Modifications
- Fantastic Sfx and Background Music
- Different endings, secrets, and collectibles for the especially sharp-eyed among you
You wake up in an underground laboratory, once again free after a horrific accident. You have no idea who you are or how you got there, but don’t worry—you aren’t alone. As you play your way through the game, all sorts of other creatures living in this strange underground world will help you piece together your memories. But don’t let your guard down! The path to the truth is also littered with insidious and ruthless monsters.
Still, you’re far from helpless. Unique experiments augmented your canine intellect to the point that you can use weapons and equipment, not to mention your ability to solve puzzles. Get ready for epic battles with bosses. Prepare to explore this expansive game world and its many secrets and mysteries. Where you actually end up depends in large measure on you. You have tough decisions ahead, and you’ll have to live with their consequences. As we all know, all that is secret will one day see the light of day. Are you daring enough to follow the path to its bitter end and learn the truth about yourself and this daunting world?
Available July 17th.
Power Racing Bundle – This pack includes the games: Speedway Racing and WildTrax Racing.
Enjoy 2 games in 1 with this irresistible speed games pack!
Get ready to feel the speed!
In Speedway Racing, you will enjoy the fastest, most spectacular races at over 350 Km/h, avoiding multiple collisions against 20 rivals. There are several modes available, including Championship, Arcade and 4-player multiplayer.
Get ready to feel the wild!
In WildTrax Racing you will enjoy the wildest and most spectacular races in natural environments. You will have several game modes such as Arcade and 4-player multiplayer.
- Arcade driving
- 4-Player Multiplayer
- Online ranking
If you prefer, you can also purchase them separately in the Nintendo eSHOP.
Available July 17th.
Radical Rabbit Stew – Radical Rabbit Stew is a hare-raising action-arcade puzzle game perfect for new players and 16-bit retro fans alike!
Get your super spoons ready and whack those crazy rabbits into saucepans to free the space chefs – but think fast or the bunnies will attack!
Featuring bite-sized pick-up-and-play action, fast-paced whack-a-rabbit gameplay, scintillating puzzles, super-sized boss fights, juicy pixel graphics and a sizzling soundtrack, Radical Rabbit Stew is a hare-raising action-arcade puzzle game perfect for new players and 16-bit retro fans alike.
Scintillating Puzzles – Sink your teeth into puzzles and challenges with a range of rabbit foes, and acquire gameplay-altering spoons that keep puzzles fresh and fun.
Super-Sized Boss Fights – Face off against unique bosses, each requiring different tactics to conquer. Whether it’s using enemy rabbits as ammunition or dodging incoming trains and smacking the drivers out, be prepared to think creatively to defeat each one.
Sumptuous Arcade Art Style – Fun and vibrant pixel graphics that simultaneously complement and pay homage to the well-loved arcade genre.
Sizzling Pick-Up-And-Play Action – Enjoy a mixture of expansive, side-scrolling levels and shorter, single-screen layouts, and have the freedom to hop in for bite-sized sessions or defeat those rascally rabbits entire worlds at a time.
Seasoned Couch Multiplayer – Hop onto the couch to face off against friends in a competitive yet light-hearted multiplayer mode.
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 17th.
Super Club Tennis -Train hard, Play harder!
Ignite the tennis court! unleash your sports talents in all-out tennis battles with family and friends. Whether you play solo or multi-player, intense rallies await!
Join Tournament to win the Grand Slam trophy. Store up the energy to unleash unstoppable power shots and KO your opponents. Craft your own signatures styles and strategies to win matches. Pit your skills against friends and family in a multiplayer match.
Accumulate experience points to level up and unlock new mini-games. Collect keys in mini-games to battle Aces from the galaxy! Only the best of the bests, can defeat the Aces and keep the trophies from across the universe!
Attend Ace Academy to earn certificate engraved with your nickname. Take a snapshot to show-off with friends. Train and perfect your slice shot, drop shot, banana curve, top spins with tennis ball launcher.
Admire all your war trophies and treasures troves from the gallery. Remember to collect daily gold handouts to help you with the games.
A unique mega game, waiting for you to discover the gem packed hours of funs!
Tales from the Dragon Mountain 2: The Lair – Dark shadows are rising once again! Spirits are restless! For he has awaken!
It has been years since brave Mina Lockheart defeated Lord Strix. But dark shadows are rising once again! Spirits are restless! For he has awaken! Evil Lord Strix is breeding a new army to enslave all creatures from the Dragon Mountains!
It is once again up to Mina and her best friend spirit Malik to travel to distant parts of the world and find clues how to open the passage to a hidden wasteland – Lord Strix’s lair. Meet different characters along your journey, help them and have them help you. Search and discover new places, but hurry! Lord Strix gets stronger by the minute!
- Follow the clues and find the passage to Strix’s lair
- Explore many unique fantasy locations
- Meet mythical creatures on your journey
- Solve dozens of puzzling minigames
- Bright and colorful fantasy atmosphere
Tanky Tanks – Tanky Tanks is an intense, fast-paced tank shooter game. It is fun, easy to learn and addicting. Play alone, together with friends or against your friends and show your navigation and reaction skills in 6 different game modes and countless levels.
It’s fast. It’s fun. It’s addicting.
Deafest the enemy tanks while dodging their deadly bullets.
Improve your aim and maneuver skill while war itself is trying to end your adventure.
Level by level the enemies tanks get faster, smarter and deadlier.
Can you make it to the end and defeat their leader?
Play alone. Play with your friends. Play against your friends.
- Play the singleplayer campaign to practice your skills and beat the game by yourself.- Finish the campaign with 2 players in the co-op mode.
- Defeat your friends in the VS Mode for up to 4 players.
Ultra Hat Dimension – The power of Hats compels you to avoid punches!
Ultra Hat Dimension is a puzzle game about adorable hats and people getting punched for wearing them. The catch is that the player can’t punch anyone; instead, they must use the power of hats to convince others to do the punching for them. Find and defeat the Spluff responsible for all this chaos!
Explore through the levels of the majestic Spluff Palace to find and defeat your arch-nemesis!
- Four kinds of adorably pixelated hats
- Charming music
- An epic puzzley boss battle
Available July 17th.
Waifu Uncovered – Destroy the clothes, save the waifus!
Eight beautiful maidens are under threat of alien attack. Their lives and the fate of the world now rest in your hands. In this simple yet rewarding shoot’em up, take command of multiple ship types, each balanced for a different play style, and blast away clothing that’s been deeply infected by a deadly virus.
Evade and destroy enemies as they feverishly work against you, team up in multiplayer or bravely battle alone, save the girl of your dreams and perhaps even unlock a convenient one-finger mode.
• Meet 8 female characters presented in high-quality hand-drawn style.
• Undress your targets to save them from lethal infection!
• Select different ships focused on speed, power or add-ons.
• Take down enemies and bosses unique to each stage.
• Play solo or team up with a friend for cooperative action.
• Unlock more revealing content as you progress!
We should talk. – It’s not what you say, it’s how you say it.
We should talk is a short-form narrative game that will make you think carefully about the words you choose. Can your relationship survive the night?
Using a unique narrative choice mechanic, players craft sentences in response to the in-game characters in We should talk. Through this careful choice of words, players express themselves as they discuss ongoing problems about life and romance with their in-game partner over text messages, while also chatting with friends and strangers at their favorite local bar about what’s on their mind. The combination of words they choose impacts the conversations they have, how genuinely they can connect with their partner, and whether their relationship can survive the night.
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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