Nintendo Download: 22nd May (Europe)

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The latest Nintendo Download update for Europe has finally arrived (Nintendo dropped the update one day later than usual), 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!

Switch Retail eShop – New Releases

Journey to the Savage Planet (505 Games, Thu 21st May, £24.99 / €29.99) WELCOME TO THE PIONEER PROGRAM! As the newest recruit of Kindred Aerospace – The 4th best interstellar space exploration company – Your job is to determine if the planet ARY-26 planet is fit for humans. You may be short on equipment and experience, but good luck!

Monstrum (Soedesco, Today, Today, £24.99 / €29.99) Stranded on a derelict cargo ship, you find yourself hunted by one of Monstrum’s terrifying predators as you search for a way out. Death is death. Get killed in Monstrum and you’ll be starting all over again. As each of them has their own strategy, abilities and weaknesses, you have to use your wits to outsmart your pursuer in the ship’s procedurally generated environment. Can you survive Monstrum?

The Persistence (Firesprite, Thu 21st May, £24.99 / €29.99) The Persistence challenges you to survive aboard a doomed deep space colony starship in the year 2521. Stranded, malfunctioning and caught in the inexorable pull of a black hole, “The Persistence” is overrun with a crew mutated into horrific & murderous aberrations. It’s down to you, a clone of security officer Zimri Eder, to make your way deeper in the decks of The Persistence to repair the systems and prevent the ship from being torn apart. Gather resources, upgrade abilities and fabricate an arsenal of weapons in this brutal sci-fi horror roguelike. Read our The Persistence review.

The Wonderful 101: Remastered (PlatinumGames, Tue 19th May, £39.99 / €44.99) A team of heroes from around the world must UNITE to protect the earth from vicious alien invaders! This band of 100 Wonderful Ones works together using their fantastic abilities to create a variety of forms. Whether it be a giant fist or a sharp blade, they’ll use their wits and power to overcome the enemy’s pitfalls and perils! And the final member of this team of courageous heroes—is you. Read our The Wonderful 101: Remastered review.

Switch eShop – New Releases

Arrest of a stone Buddha (CIRCLE Ent., Thu 21st May, £12.14 / €13.49) As a professional killer you’ll live through November 1976; when taking on enemies you’re fast and lucky enough so you don’t need to plan your actions too far. You kill with one shot and you never miss. When you run out of ammo you just throw a gun away. You can disarm any enemy and use any weapon; when it’s time to get out you just use a vehicle nearby.

Cannibal Cuisine (Rocket Vulture, 2020, £8.76 / €9.74) The god Hoochooboo is hungry… for you. But as all good cannibal cooks know, serving is better than being served. Tour the island Ready, steady, cook your way through 20+ levels in a full campaign across the island. Visit the jungle, temples, beaches and a lavalicious volcano!

Chess (Sabec, Thu 21st May, £8.09 / €8.99) Chess is the most famous strategic board game of all time. Easy to learn but difficult to master, play against the smart Ai (artificial intelligent) player and with four levels of difficulty to choose from anyone from a novice to a master can play. Chess is also playable against another player, either way winning won’t come easy.

Concept Destruction (Ratalaika Games, Today, £3.99 / €3.99) Concept Destruction is all about driving miniature cars made of cardboard, and crashing them into each other to earn points by destroying them! Pick from several different modes that suits your playstyle. Pick championship mode if you want to fight your way through mass production or choose survival mode to see how long you can survive a wave of deadly cardboard automobiles!

Fluxteria (Playstige Interactive, Thu 21st May, £6.29 / €6.99) Welcome to Fluxteria, non-stop arcade-space-shooting action in full 3D. Four modes of play: Story Mode, Survival Mode, Timed-Attack Mode and Obstacle Race Mode. 14 different types of Enemies. 20 different levels in beautifully stylized science-fiction setting. Crystal-Clear shooting and blasting sound effects. Hearth-thumbing music.

Golf With Your Friends (Team17, Tue 19th May, £14.99 / €19.99) Nothing is out of bounds as you take on 9 courses filled with fast paced, exciting, simultaneous mini golf for up to 12 players! Key Features: 12 Player Multiplayer! Make sure your skills are up to scratch as you tee off against 11 other golfers in online multiplayer.

Jigsaw Masterpieces (BottleCube, Thu 21st May, £0.89 / €0.99) Many convenient functions for completing the puzzle, such as the function to separate edge and inner pieces and the auto save function for playing lighthearted at any time.

Knight Swap 2 (QUByte Interactive, Tue 19th May, £0.89 / €0.99) Knight Swap is a minimalist puzzle game based on the old chess problem of swapping knights on a board. The goal in each level is to move the opposing knights to where the others are placed (and vice versa) using the features of the board.

Lost Artifacts: Time Machine (8Floor Games, Thu 21st May, £7.89 / €8.79) “A mysterious villain is using a time machine to destroy everything in his path. He wants to return the Priest, the King of Atlantis and the Ancient Emperor so he can use them to create a new world order! Claire and her friends must find out who the villain is and stop him and all his minions. Hurry, let’s go on a journey! Go on a journey across a world full of extinct creatures and fantastic technologies in the exciting casual strategy.

Luxar (KOALABS, Thu 21st May, £7.50 / €7.90) In LUXAR, you control an alien luminescent organic entity that has just been born and must pass its first survival trials to show its adult peers that it deserves to grow among them. It will have to cross 16 dark and hostile sectors with labyrinth-shaped alien architectures populated by toxic substances, obstacles, patrol drones and mechanisms of all kinds. You are its only chance to make it happen.

Monster Prom: XXL (Those Awesome Guys, Thu 21st May, £13.99 / €15.99) 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!

Myths of Orion: Light from the North (Ocean Media, Thu 21st May, £8.99 / €9.99) Long time ago, in a Realm of Orion, a powerful, but greedy wizard collected knowledge from all around the world. And thus came to write the three Books: books of Knowledge, Law and Magic. The books gave him ultimate powers. But, he used them not to prosper, but for chaos!

Pushy and Pully in Blockland (Resistance Studio, Thu 21st May, £9.99 / €9.99) Pushy and Pully in Blockland Push is a cooperative arcade game with a retro feeling. Help Pushy and Pully get back their spaceship on their trip across Blockland. Push blocks to defeat the monsters, join blocks of the same colour to get power ups and defeat the bosses to recover the parts of your broken spaceship.

Red Wings: Aces of the Sky (All In! Games, Thu 21st May, £17.99 / €19.99) Red Wings: Aces of the Sky is a dynamic action game that will show you amazing battles straight from the pages of history in a brand new arcade gameplay style. Use your unique skills to take down your opponents, develop your deadly pilot aim, and become the true ace of the sky. Witness the birth, rise, and fall of the Red Baron, Manfred von Richthofen—the ultimate hero of the first World War, credited with 80 victories.

Skelly Selest & Straimium Immortaly Double Pack (Digerati, Thu 21st May, £5.39 / €5.99) This bundle contains two wonderfully outlandish indie treasures from retro-inspired UK developer, Caiysware. Skelly Selest: a score-attack slash dash run ‘n’ gun-athon that places players in the skeletal shoes of a Heavenly Keeper. Only the Selestial Order can defeat the sinful horrors that lurk in the depths of Hell.

Steel Rain (PolarityFlow, Thu 21st May, £12.50 / €13.99) Prepare for the ultimate shoot-’em-up / strategy ReMix with RPG elements! Steel Rain is a truly novel mix of strategy, RPG, and frantic action, with a modern, high velocity shmup core at its center. You get to control 2 wings you can tactically arrange in different formations and firemodes, as you fight your way through an impressive variety of overwhelmingly huge enemy fleets. Liberate planets, build colonies, research new technologies, and learn new active and passive skills.

What The Golf? (TribandProductions, Thu 21st May, £13.49 / €14.99) A silly physics-based golf parody where every golf course is a new surprising type of golf, some brilliant or hilarious, others so absurd they will make you go: WHAT THE GOLF? Golf a house, a horse or car! Read our What The Golf? review.

Zenge (Hamster On Coke, Thu 14th May, £1.25 / €1.39) Zenge is a peculiar puzzle game, telling the story of Eon – a lonely journeyman who’s stuck between the worlds and time. Game is intended to be a relaxing experience, thus there are no points, stars, tutorials, move counters, in game shops or any other distractors. Just pure, immersive journey with Eon, told through gorgeous art and music.

Switch eShop – Demos

Switch eShop – Pre-Orders

Switch eShop – Special Offers

DLC / Add-On Content

Nintendo Switch games with new DLC this week:

So that’s your lot for this week’s Nintendo Download. Go on, be a sport and drop a vote in the poll above, and comment below with your hot picks!


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