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 content:
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:
#Xmas, Super Puzzles Dream – Without fun there is no « Super Puzzles Dream »
Puzzles move onto the next level with ‘Super Puzzle Dream’, a mix between classic jigsaw and a ‘Tetris’-style dynamic mechanic.
Two levels of play, ‘senior’ (for adults) and ‘junior’ (for children aged 3+), guarantee hours of entertainment for all.
Become an expert and finish the puzzles in the shortest possible time and you will find yourself amongst the best in the world on the online leaderboard.
Have fun working together to complete the puzzles in Cooperative (co-op) mode.
You can also play with friends and family in the one-on-one split-screen competition mode. Your rival won’t make it easy for you! Don’t give up – fill an energy bar to perform a counterattack and put them in their place.
Remember, without fun there is no « Super Puzzles Dream »
Arcade Archives GRADIUS III – Myth of the mighty.
“GRADIUS III” is a scrolling shooter game released by KONAMI in 1989.
The story of Planet Gradius has transformed from legend to myth. Take on the Bacterion Empire in epic space battles.
An EDIT MODE has been added to the game, allowing players to customize their equipment.
Enjoy playing the best game in the series!
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.
*The options menu and manual are available in Japanese, English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.
Cave Digger – Cave Digger is a mining adventure game, which takes place in a small town of an alternative Western universe full of mystery, dark humor, and full of experimental tools for the brave miners!
Gear up to explore the town and the depths of the mountain. Excavate bedrock with your hard swings, reap the rewards of Mother Earth, and trade mined valuables for new gadgets.
Outside of the saloon, a town in ruin awaits its savior! Fix the train to enter the mines and dig deeper than any miner before you.
- Explore the elevator shaft and four massive train levels full of mysteries, riches, and strange happenings. Some fishy higher power seems to engulf the Frontier!
- Build up the way to the mines by gearing up and upgrading your vehicle. But beware, the adventure can end in eight different ways depending on the actions and choices taken.
- Meet a companion to help to carry the weight on your shoulders.
- Go on a treasure hunt for hidden magical loot.
- Item upgrades – technology advances in unimaginable ways, making mining more profitable!
- 28 achievements and more to come in free content updates.
How much riches will be enough?
Will you be able to stop?
What happens if you don’t?
The answers to these questions and more will be found as you dig deeper into the mines!
Comic Coloring Book – Dip into the world of colorful adventures in this Comic Coloring Book. Cool characters, friendly colors, and funny stories will bring real fun to every kid.
The coloring books have always been enjoyed by children, in the meantime, developing their motor skills and awareness of colors and shapes. They have also taught the persistence necessary to complete a page or a whole book.
Comic Coloring Book brings this great and useful experience to Nintendo Switch™.
Heroes you will like
In this coloring book, we follow the adventures of siblings who found unusual toys during one of their games: a robot and an alpacorn. Together they’ll experience unforgettable moments, both in the comfort of their own home and among fantastic landscapes such as the cosmos and the land of sweets.
The coloring book is filled with surprising stories, and each of them consists of 4 unique drawings. Thanks to this, children not only have fun coloring but also discover new adventures and learn about friendship, joy sharing, and helping each other.
The drawings were created by an artist with many years of experience in making illustrations for children. Energetic characters, friendly style, and creative landscapes will make everyone smile.
3 free stories
You can already discover how it all started, play in space with the robot or check how the princess from the faraway kingdom and her favorite alpacorn are spending their free time. Just open the coloring book!
Ideal for the creative ones
Coloring books help children express their feelings and develop their creativity. To best support them in this, the Comic Coloring Book includes many coloring tools—from crayons to comic book stickers. You can also unlock the additional mode to creating your own stories.
And for those who like to share
Each picture can be saved and showed to friends, family, or the whole world.
Start your adventures today!
— Friendly graphics
— Funny stories
— For children
— 3 free stories
DEEMO -Reborn- – “The answer to all the questions, shall be Reborn through the sound of the piano.”
A girl who fell from the skies and lost her past; Deemo who plays the piano all alone in the world of the treehouse; an accidental encounter between the two.
The music flows as the fingers hit the piano keys.
The start of a fairytale journey has begun…
“Never Left Without Saying Goodbye──”
- A Classic Reborn: Centered around an ancient castle and a mysterious tree that grows when melody is in the air, control the little girl who has fallen from the sky and help her find her way home.
- Investigation Reborn: Unravel riddles and mysteries hidden in the castle. Find sheet music that falls from the heavens, unlock new places, and discover the truth.
- Rhythm Reborn: Play your heart out on the piano and make the mysterious tree grow. Unveil new parts of the story and look forward to the day that the girl can return to her heart-warming home.
- Melodies Reborn: Over 60+ classic songs that are loved by all. New pieces of music await you to take on their challenge.
FUZE Player – More than 20 FUZE games for Nintendo Switch™Download even more for free
Hundreds of games have been developed using the award winning FUZE4 Nintendo Switch™ coding app. The FUZE Showcase Gallery was created to highlight the best submissions.
However as many of these are so good, FUZE decided it was best to make them available beyond the FUZE community.
The FUZE Player includes more than 20 games developed by FUZE and the FUZE Arena Community.
● Super Mega Arena Blaster ● Fast Food Dizzy for FUZE ● Crazy 3D Shooter ● Vecroids ● Ninja Scroll ● Know Your Plaice! ● FUZE Bounce ● Asteroid Navigator ● Genial Chess ● Patience Solitaire ● Super Laser Blast ● Motorway Memory ● Missiles ● No Escape from Red Hell ● Vi-Race ● AnimeUltraHyperJump ● Da Bean ● Shapes Mini Game ● Cube Puzzle Toy ● Skatey Cat ● Parasail Pat ● FUZE Fit Adventure 2
… and even more ‘Free to Download’ titles are being added to the FUZE Showcase Gallery as they become available.
With the FUZE Player for Nintendo Switch™, you can play the built-in games, download lots more for free, view the code to see how they were made and join the FUZE Arena Community where, if you have FUZE4 Nintendo Switch™, you can submit your own games and apps.
See what’s possible with the FUZE Player, and if you think you’ve got what it takes to make the grade, then we’ll be seeing you in the FUZE Arena where the FUZE community is constantly creating, learning, sharing and helping others to hone their coding skillz!
With more than 20 games included and many more to download for free, it’s a no brainer, what are you waiting for – It’s time to play!
Oh, and don’t be put off by the low price, as many of these games are worth far more than the selling price alone!
Hitori Logic – Simple rules – great challenges, hours of brain-teasing fun!
Hitori Logic is played with a grid of squares or cells, with each cell initially containing a number. The game is played by eliminating squares/numbers and this is done by marking them red. The objective is to transform the grid to a state wherein all three following rules are true:
1) no row or column can have more than one occurrence of any given number
2) red cells cannot be adjacent, although they can be diagonal to one another.
3) the remaining numbered cells must be all connected to each other, horizontally or vertically.
> 90 easy/medium/hard levels, challenge for everyone
> Beautiful background art
> Hours of brain-teasing puzzles
Available Jan. 1, 2021.
Lily of the Hollow – Resurrection – What is going to be acted before you is——Blossom in the shackles, but deep down in your bone, suspension and romantic.
In early winter, Red the bodyguard accepted the commission by the noble lady butler Hannah, to protect the noble young lady Claudia for her vacation to the Post of the Lily in the north border.
There they met the servant Ling, servant Karl, the Post Master Patra and the weird poet Frank.
As time flies by, Red, Claudia, and Ling get to be familiar with each other, the two girls get closer. But, there had been an mysterious atmosphere in the Post——amid that hides the strange flower Lily of the
Hallow and the interwoven truth and destiny of the people there……
For a mere remote Post deep in the mountainous country, what kind of secret is hidden?
Guess, hatred, schemes, responsibilities, behind the mist, can the young boy and girls find pieces of their broken heart?
Wuthering silver wind, and hazy purple……
In the corner of deep endless space in your heart, do you remember the fragrance which takes you into your dreams?
+ A hundred thousand words of clever romantic adventure.
+ Full story sound acted.
+ Exquisite characters, background and CG.
+ Beautiful music which bring the story alive.
Mia’s Picnic – A Beautiful Collage of Frantic Fun!
In this fast paced, manic, grab-as-much-as-you-can game, help Mia adventure across her tropical island on an epic summer picnic trip.
Focus on what she needs and make trails of fruit across the board to fill the baskets with the right fruit. Freeze fruit for icy treats, unpack crates of exotic morsels and more!
Complete special recipe levels which will test your memory and skill as you race to grab the patterns of fruit for Mia’s delicious concoctions.
Always finding yourself short of time? Collect coins to gain equipment to help you slow down time, collect more fruit or help with mistakes in your chains of fruit.
Dress up for the occasion! Use your coins to dress up Mia in a variety of unsuitable fruit picking costumes from pirate of the high seas to an outer space astronaut.
Collect medals to keep a record of your speedy collecting skills, outfits and adventures.
Monster Prom: XXL – Be Your Worst Self
There’s only 3 weeks left until prom and you haven’t got a date yet..and you’re a monster. But that’s okay ‘cause at your high-school everyone else is too! These are the stepping stones into the world of Monster Prom: XXL – the bundled up, content filled edition of Monster Prom, a one-to-four player competitive dating sim that will have you thinking: I never knew I was into that!
Monster Prom: XXL contains both the Second Term DLC, as well as all seasonal content released throughout the game’s lifespan. Check out brand new characters, new events, secret endings and countless other ways to explore the (after)life of a love-struck high school monster!
Competitive dating sim
Nothing makes the heart grow fonder than a little competition. Set your gaze on one of the sweethearts, but if you share your romantic tastes with your friends, be ready for some stiff competition.
Couch Multiplayer for one-to-four people
Play by yourself, with a significant other or with your favourite group of friends.
Easy to pick up and play
No learning required, just have your heart strings ready for tugging.
Hundreds of events & unique items
Rise to the top of the high-school popularity food chain by taking part in hundreds of events that branch out into situations with 1000+ multiple outcomes. When the going gets tough, swing by the shop and check out all the unique items that may come in handy when facing your future prom date.
Characters easy to fall in love with
With 8 fully fledged lovable classmates at your fingertips, go ahead and meet, pick and find out just what makes them tick.
Fantastically funny writing
All’s fair in love and war, except maybe taking yourself too seriously. Through whimsical, postmodern humor, written by Cory O’Brien, Maggie Herskowitz and Julián Quijano, there is no topic Monster Prom won’t make fun of, including itself.
There’s never a dull moment while exploring the beautifully crafted world and characters drawn by Arthur Tien.
Freedom of choice
In Monster Prom the game experience is unaffected by gender or sexual orientation, since finding love is already hard enough.
Pixel Game Maker Series DUNGEON OF NAZARICK – Dungeon of Nazarick is a classic-style action game based on the amazing dark fantasy world of Overlord III!
Dungeon of Nazarick is the classically-styled action game that is based on the amazing dark fantasy world of Overlord III and powered by Pixel Game Maker MV.
A mysterious tomb has been found at the edges of the great Kingdom of Re-Estize.
You, a common adventurer, have taken an exceptional reward in order to explore and investigate it.
You approach this unknown tomb with the utmost of preparation and caution.
But this was just the beginning of a despair from which only death would save you…
Powered by Pixel Game Maker MV, Dungeon of Nazarick is a challenging 2D dark fantasy action game set in the dark fantasy world of Overlord III!
This game was designed for people who:
Love classically styled 2D scrolling action games
Cleverly designed traps and monster layouts
Fans of the Overlord novels and anime
This and more await you thanks to the power of Pixel Game Maker MV.
Puzzle Plowing A Field – Solve the puzzle in 50 extra levels.
The goal of the game is easy.
Go through all the areas without leaving any and without going through it twice.
Speed Truck Racing – Get ready to feel the speed!
In Speed Truck Racing you’ll enjoy the dirtiest, fastest, and most spectacular races at speeds over 150 Mp/h, avoiding multiple collisions against 14 adversaries. The game has different modes, such as Championship, Arcade, and 4-player multiplayer.
Online ranking chart where you can compare your best times with friends and players from all over the world.
- Arcade driving
- 4-Player Multiplayer
- Online Ranking
Available Jan. 1, 2021.
Tap Tap Legions – Epic battles within 5 seconds!
Devils destroyed the royal Wedding and taken our queen away. Fortunately, our king fled quickly…
Well, Knights, soldiers, and even farmers are ready to go! Our king needs his queen tonight!
• Easy to play! Tap tiles to summon soldiers. Explosive fun!
• Truly epic battles, fierce engagements!
• Choose your army for battle! How strategic can you be?
• 11 kinds of soldier. Upgrade and fight with any combination of soldier you want!
• 8 cards make things better …or worse. Don’t tap the wrong tiles!
• 5 special items to help keep you alive!
• 64 levels! You will love it!
• Variety of challenging monsters at every stage, INTENSE BOSS LEVELS!!
You think you have the time to sit through this introduction?
Our queen can’t wait! See you on the battlefield!
The Innsmouth Case – The Innsmouth Case is a text adventure game inspired by H.P. Lovecraft and the very first text-based adventure to combine horror and comedy in a fit and proper way.
A desperate mother, a missing girl and a mystical place – a case could hardly be more challenging. To solve the enigmatic disappearance of little Tabitha Marsh, however, the toughest and cleverest detective of all is wanted… but he does not have the time – and so the job goes to you. This mysterious assignment takes you to the remote fishing village of Innsmouth, where nothing is what it seems…
Save the girl, solve the case, survive Innsmouth!
The Innsmouth Case is a detective adventure in the style of an interactive book inspired by the fantastical works of horror legend H.P. Lovecraft. The unique mixture of horror and humor makes The Innsmouth Case the first scary-comedy-text-adventure of its kind. A game in which every decision counts, and there is far more than one way to successfully solve the case … or fail miserably!
- Become part of a stirring story in the Lovecraft universe, where every decision you make has a lasting effect on the story.
- This interactive book will captivate you with its perfect blend of offbeat humor and classic horror.
- What fate awaits you in Innsmouth is entirely in your hands; a total of 27 possible endings want to be discovered. Are you saving the day – or are your days numbered?
- Explore 21st century Innsmouth, talk to over 30 animated characters and solve the mystery of the disappearance of little Tabitha Marsh.
VIRUS: The Outbreak – As the leader of the Global Health Organization (GHO) your task is to contain the spread of a virus and save humanity before it is too late.
In VIRUS: The Outbreak we allow the players to face the most current and touching topic of all – a pandemic of a dangerous virus.
As the leader of the Global Health Organization (GHO) your task is to contain the spread of a virus and save humanity before it is too late.
In addition to crisis management, the game provides the players with information on how to behave in the event of an epidemic, what actions to take, and how to protect themselves and their loved ones in the most effective way. The game is based on the data published by WHO and on the information acquired from experts and consultants.
Through your actions, you will be able to see how difficult it is to manage during a crisis, what impact various decisions can have on an effective fight against a global epidemic, which can be caused by listening to charlatans or the lack of appropriate medical equipment.
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS:
Harold’s Walk – Explore 3D worlds and discover all the secret objects in Harold’s Walk. Master the use of your special abilities to reach new areas.
Rev up Your Engines for Some Nitro-Fueled Fun – Join Crash Bandicoot in the driver’s seat once again for a Game Trial of the fully remastered Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled game, available in Nintendo eShop. Until Jan. 5, 2021, Nintendo Switch Online members will be able to take the game for a spin for some authentic racing fun.* With 40 courses, customizable vehicles, a robust set of game modes and a ton of characters to unlock, you’ll be able to have plenty of nitro-fueled adventures, with the option of local play or online multiplayer.
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 Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply. nintendo.com/switch-online
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.
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