The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, and it’s bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy!
Dragon Quest Builders 2 (Square Enix, Fri 12th July, $59.99) To stop the worshippers of an ancient evil, you must join forces with the mysterious Malroth and build a ravaged world into the realm of your dreams. In this RPG adventure, you’ll explore huge islands, gather and craft with materials, design towns, level them up, and defend them from monsters and bosses alongside townspeople. Read our Dragon Quest Builders 2 review.
God Eater 3 (Bandai Namco, Fri 12th July, $59.99) Now you can experience the game’s intriguing story, distinct characters, and stylish, high-speed combat whenever you’re on the go, both alone and with friends! Jump into the fray of lightning-fast battle as you wield your God Arc! God Arcs are weapons you can transform to slash, shoot, and devour any Aragami that stand in your way!
Let’s Sing 2019 (Koch Media, Tue 16th July, $39.99) Whether you’re training your voice solo or celebrating a karaoke party with friends and family – it will be a success with Let’s Sing 2019’s new game modes and features.
Psyvariar Delta (Dispatch Games, Today, $29.99) ABOUT THE GAME: First released in arcades in 2000, this enhanced version retains the classic BUZZ system that lets players enjoy the thrill of levelling up by avoiding direct hits and evading enemy attacks just enough to graze their planes. Read our Psyvariar Delta review.
Dr. Mario World (Nintendo, out now, free to start) Nintendo’s newest mobile game, Dr. Mario World, is now available for smartphone devices. In this free-to-start puzzle and virus-matching puzzle game, meddlesome viruses have the in-game world in a panic, and Dr. Mario and friends must eliminate them by matching capsules with viruses of the same color. Dr. Mario World can also be played together with friends and family around the world. In Versus Mode, players can turn up the intensity by challenging their friends or any other players online to a one-on-one showdown in real time.
Arcade Archives Ninja Spirit (HAMSTER, Thu 4th July, $7.99) Ninja Spirit is an action game released by IREM in 1988. The game follows Tsukikage, who was raised in the way of the ninja. As he learns the truth about where he came from, he sets out to travel the land as a rogue ninja to get revenge against the creature that killed his parents.
Blazing Chrome (The Arcade Crew, Today, $16.99) In Blazing Chrome, machines rule the world and the few humans left are on the edge of total extermination, lacking power, prestige or status among their metal and circuits overlords. Bring your best pal and kick some metal butts to free the humankind while enjoying a classic run’n’gun, fully loaded with action and exciting fights! Read our Blazing Chrome review.
Bouncy Bullets (Ratalaika Games, Fri 12th July, $4.99) In a world where the sky is blue and water is pink, with icebergs replaced by floating ice-creams, Bouncy Bullets is a colourfully vibrant first-person shooter that will task players to traverse wonderful terrains, in a bid to reach the portal that awaits them at the end of every level!
Dead in Vinland: True Viking Edition (Plug In Digital, Today, $27.99) DEAD IN VINLAND is a survival/management game, mixed with RPG and adventure elements, about a Viking family trying their best to survive on a mysterious island. This “True Viking” edition comes with all the DLCs released!
Desktop Bowling (SAT-BOX, Mon 8th July, $7.39) A full bowling experience that’s simple to play and supports up to 6 players! Change your desk into a zoo, an iceberg, and a variety of other stages! Master over 90 different types of bowling balls! Feel the bowling ball in your hands through the Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controllers!
Distrust (Alawar Premium, Tue 16th July, $11.99) A helicopter crash left a group of explorers stranded near an Arctic research station. The survivors will have to resist the nightmares of dead frost and hunger. As they try to escape the dangers of the long dark polar night and find the way to the shelter of the abandoned station, all they are doing is sinking deeper into a nightmare scenario.
Doodle God: Crime City (JoyBits, Today, $6.99) WATCH YOUR CRIME CITY COME ALIVE AS YOU PLAY! Over 500 puzzles to solve and items to create as you play the role of Crime Boss or Cop. You decide how you want to play as you play through multiple hard-nosed storylines & play modes.
Eagle Island (Screenwave Media, Today, $19.99) Join Quill & his owl companion Koji as they uncover the secrets of Eagle Island! Brave scorching deserts, lost tombs, sub-zero mountain tops, & lush jungles as the duo tracks down the Guardian Eagle Armaura in order to save their friend!
Forklift – The Simulation (Polygon Art, Tue 16th July, $9.99) Forklift – The Simulations drops you in the seat of a realistic and completely physic simulated forklift. Enthusiasts will enjoy the realistic look and feel of driving. Manage a Warehouse and deliver the goods in time. Master and unlock 9 different challenges with increasing difficulty. You learned everything and feel ready for the job? Dive into the endless mode! Deliver randomly selected goods within a tight time limit to their destination.
Laser Kitty Pow Pow (QubicGames, Fri 5th July, $2.99) Cute? Maybe. Fast? Sure. Wild? You bet! Laser Kitty Pow Pow is the “purrfect” arcade game for vibrant, fast-paced, and easy to pick-up action.
Lethal League Blaze (Team Reptile, Fri 12th July, $19.99) Lethal League Blaze is an intense, high-speed ball game, with unique characters, outta sight sounds and none of that weak shit. In Shine City, the anti-gravity ball game has long been illegal. The group who kept playing was dubbed the Lethal League.
Let’s Go Nuts (Wed 17th July, $9.99) I’m sure that you always wanted to play a platform game with cute squirrels, where each level is full of objects to move, funny monsters to defeat, and nuts to collect. I’m entirely sure that was always your dream. You can save squirrels in single-player levels, endless mode, and local co-op multiplayer because your friends can dream too!
Lost Orbit: Terminal Velocity (PixelNAUTS Games, Tue 16th July, $9.99) LOST ORBIT centers around the exploration of space. Players take control of a lone astronaut who sets off on a dangerous journey to rejoin his civilization, armed with only an improvised set of equipment and a relentless spirit.
Mad Bullets (isTom Games, Fri 12th July, $8.99) Mad Bullets, the wackiest shooter will put your reflexes and laughing muscles to an intensive test. You can forget about boring stories, complicated controls and irritating tutorials, and jump right into a mind-blowing, high-speed action.
Metaloid: Origin (7 Raven Studios, Today, $9.99) Metaloid: Origin is a fast-paced gun ’n run 2D platformer. Take on the role of one out of three android warrior’s known as “Predator” and dash through 9 different levels in order to save their planet from a robot army led by Lucian Corp, whom invade their planet and exploit the planetary resources to fuel their galactic war efforts.
Nelly Cootalot: The Fowl Fleet (ASHGAMES, Today, $19.99) Pirate heroine Nelly Cootalot takes on the villainous Baron Widebeard in this point and click adventure game. Meet a cast of outlandish characters and face perplexing challenges in your quest for the Treasure of the Seventh Sea. What is Baron Widebeard planning?
Professor Lupo and his Horrible Pets (BeautiFun Games, Today, $14.99) Professor Lupo is a space scientist who’s been travelling around the galaxy on the Aurora Space Station, gathering the most impressive collection of aliens: his Horrible Pets. Adorable and harmless at first sight, these aliens turn into nasty, lethal creatures once they sense a human being close by.
Skulls of the Shogun: Bone-A-Fide Edition (Golem, Today, $19.99) Fast, compact and yet consistently thoughtful, there’s nothing else quite like Skulls of the Shogun — and, for me, it earns its place amongst the genre’s greats.
Streets of Rogue (tinyBuild Games, Fri 12th July, $19.99) Streets of Rogue is a rogue-lite about player choice, freedom, and anarchic fun. The game takes inspiration from fast-paced top-down rogue-lites and adds free-form, experimentation-driven, emergent gameplay elements of immersive sims and RPGs.
Super Mutant Alien Assault (Fellow Traveller, Fri 12th July, $9.99) The Citizen Kane of Super Crate Box clones – dance with death through randomised rooms to clear your space freighter of irradiated aliens in a brutal arcade platformer shooter stuffed to the brim with unlockable weapons, explosives, special abilities and defense moves.
Tiny Metal: Full Metal Rumble (Area 35, Today, $14.99) TINY METAL marks its return with FULL METAL RUMBLE packed to the brim with bigger, better, and more metal content. A new engrossing wartime narrative and beloved tactical gameplay return as TINY METAL: FULL METAL RUMBLE revisits the core of what made the first franchise entry a beloved and intense, turn-based strategy experience.
Vektor Wars (Super Icon, Today, $9.99) Welcome to an 80’s neon future inspired first-person cyber shooter. The year is 2024 and you are Commander James Moses, a Space Ranger. Your mission: destroy the robot death army, rescue the Robodudes and save the world!
Wayout (Nestor Yavorskyy, Today, $2.99) Turn off the grid by pushing all the buttons in the right order and find a way out of this puzzle. It’s not as easy as it sounds.
Ziggurat (Milkstone Studios, Fri 5th July, $14.99) Ziggurat is the best combination of First Person Shooter and Rogue-LITE you have ever seen. Become a neophyte sorcerer, and get ready for your rite of passage: Enter the labyrinth and face dangerous challenges to prove your worth and become a powerful wizard!
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So that’s your lot for this week’s North American Nintendo Download. Go on, be a sport and drop a vote in the poll above, and comment below with your hot picks!