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 Download adds new games weekly to Nintendo eShop, which offers a variety of options for the Nintendo Switch family of systems, the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems.
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 the Nintendo Switch family of systems, 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.
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 family of systems 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.
This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following content:
Featured Content on Nintendo eShop for the Nintendo Switch
No More Heroes 3 – Fight your way to the top of the Galactic Superhero Rankings. The legendary assassin Travis Touchdown makes his glorious return to the Madness in the No More Heroes 3 game, exclusively on the Nintendo Switch system!
The evil Prince FU and his band of alien assassins are itching to conquer Earth, and the only thing standing in their way is Travis Touchdown and his crew. Armed with his trusty Beam Katana, new tech and some killer wrestling moves, Travis must battle to the top of the Galactic Superhero Rankings and put an end to the invasion.
No More Heroes 3 will be available on Aug. 27.
Spelunky / Spelunky 2 – Grab your headlamp and dive into a bould(er) adventure with the Spelunky and Spelunky 2 games! Journey deep underground and explore fantastic places filled with all manner of monsters, traps, treasures and maybe even a few friends.
Danger lurks around every corner, so you’ll have to be mine-ful of your surroundings to survive.
In both games, you can climb, walk, squeeze and crawl your way through randomly generated, destructible levels solo or with a few friends.
Spelunky and Spelunky 2 must be purchased separately in Nintendo eShop.
Baldo: The guardian owls – The prophecy is coming true – a pure-heart child has been born. The no-heart creature sealed in the underworld by the wise owls is destined to rise again. Journey through a magical land teeming with mysteries to unravel.
Baldo: The guardian owls is full of challenging puzzles to solve and intricate dungeons to explore. Traverse this captivating open world as Baldo, and meet a host of quirky and unforgettable characters as you struggle to decipher the cryptic prophecy and thwart destiny.
Baldo: The guardian owls will be available on Aug. 27.
KeyWe – You’re invited to experience KeyWe, the cute and chaotic co-op postal puzzle game where the mail must flow and it’s up to you to keep things running!
Play as Jeff and Debra, two small kiwi birds and the newest hires at the Bungalow Basin Telepost Office. With no hands to help them, the two must work together to jump, flap, peck and butt-slam their way across an interactive landscape of levers, buttons and bells to get the mail delivered on time.
KeyWe will be available on Aug. 31.
Mario Golf: Super Rush – With the Mario Golf: Super Rush game, you can tee off with family and friends in the speediest installment yet in the Mario Golf series.
In the game’s signature fast-paced mode, Speed Golf, tee off in unison with pals and race through the course to sink the ball as fast as possible.
Choose from familiar Mushroom Kingdom characters with their own strengths and abilities, and play on a variety of colorful courses. If you’re feeling the Wario spirit this week, the maestro of mayhem himself is a selectable character, complete with his Lightning Blast Special Shot and a Jet-Pack Dash.
Oh yeah, it’s Wario time!
Mario Golf: Super Rush is available now in Nintendo eShop.
Also new this week in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:
Alveole – Available Sept. 1
Arcade Archives VANDYKE
Cape’s Escape Game 3rd Room
Checkers for Kids
CRASH: Autodrive – Available Aug. 31
DOOM Slayers Collection - The DOOM Slayers Collection takes players through more than two decades of demon slaying – from the classic games that popularized the first-person shooter to the fan favorite franchise reboot, wield an arsenal of powerful weapons as you battle demon hordes on Mars, on Earth, and across Hell in five critically acclaimed games: DOOM, DOOM II, DOOM 3, DOOM 64 and 2016's Action Game of the Year, DOOM (2016).
Get even more out of the DOOM Slayers Collection by joining the Slayers Club, DOOM's official fan club. Once you join the club simply login to DOOM, DOOM II and DOOM 3 with your Bethesda.net account to unlock unique players skins in DOOM Eternal,
Hammer 2 Reloaded – Available Aug. 27
Have a Blast
Hermitage: Strange Case Files
Inked: A Tale of Love – Inked is a wholesome narrative-driven puzzle game, a heart-warming story about loss and hope in a time where we all need some comfort.
Inked is a hand-drawn puzzle adventure set in a mythological world of beautiful ballpoint pen landscapes, inspired by Japanese folk tales. As the Nameless Hero, explore 10 different minimalistic worlds searching for your lost love Aiko, using your magical paintbrush to solve puzzles in a heartwarming story that will move and shake you to the core.
Available Aug. 27th.
Lamentum – Available Aug. 31
May’s Mysteries: The Secret of Dragonville
Monster Harvest – Available Aug. 31
Off The Road Unleashed
One-Eyed Lee and the Dinner Party – Available Aug. 27
Orbibot – Available Aug. 27
Pretty Girls Panic!
Prinny Presents NIS Classics Volume 1: Phantom Brave: The Hermuda Triangle Remastered / Soul Nomad & the World Eaters – Console classics makin' a comeback, dood!
For the first time ever, Phantom Brave: The Hermuda Triangle Remastered and Soul Nomad & the World Eaters are coming to Nintendo Switch™! With unique gameplay mechanics, memorable characters, and up-scaled artwork, this is a must-have for Strategy RPG fans and NIS fans alike!
Available Aug. 31
Ravva and the Cyclops Curse – Available Sept. 1
Rustler – Available Aug. 31
Space Marshals 2
The Magnificent Trufflepigs - It’s a game about trying to find something.
The Magnificent Trufflepigs is a first-person, metal-detecting narrative game designed to be played in a single evening. You play as Adam, a sharp-witted but compassionate man returning to his childhood village of Stanning. There he'll help a woman named Beth on her mission to unearth a local treasure.
As cracks begin to appear in Beth’s fairy tale plan for everything, you’ll delve into her history and discover all may not be as it seems. And you’ll have to choose how Adam responds to Beth as she faces her demons.
Thea 2: The Shattering
Titans Black Ops
Trash Sailors – Available Aug. 30
Try a Free Burst of Madcap Mischief and Mirth – A free demo for the WarioWare: Get It Together! game for the Nintendo Switch system is now available in Nintendo eShop!
Download now and try out a selection of microgames before the full game’s launch on Sept. 10. WarioWare Inc. has made a name for itself crafting the wackiest games this side of Diamond City. But now Wario and the chumps at his company have been sucked inside their own game!
They’ll need your help competing in an onslaught of microgames, like assembling a robot, pulling out a statue’s armpit hair … and it gets even wilder from there. For the first time, play microgames as Wario and his friends at the same time with your family and friends.
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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