The latest Nintendo Download update for Europe 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!
Switch Retail – New Releases
Burnout™ Paradise Remastered (EA, 19th Jun, £44.99 / €49.99) – The multi-million selling Burnout™ franchise races onto Nintendo Switch™ for the first time ever. Make action your middle name as you rule the open streets of Paradise City, in Burnout™ Paradise Remastered. Test the limits of skill and endurance as you push the boundaries of speed itself. Hurtle through hectic downtown avenues to wild mountain roads. Smash through traffic, wreck your opponents, and use the open city to find shortcuts. Leave your friends in the dust and define your route to victory – or crash out in spectacular and devastating effect.
Railway Empire – Nintendo Switch Edition (KalypsoMediaGroup, 14th Feb, £35.99 / €39.99) – United States, 1830: ‘The New World’ is in its ascendancy. Industry is booming, and the race is on to establish the most dominant and powerful rail empire in all of North America. It’s time to out think and out maneuver your competitors as you lead your company into the 20th century! In Railway Empire, you will create an elaborate and wide-ranging rail network, purchase over 40 different trains modelled in extraordinary detail, and buy or build railway stations, maintenance buildings, factories and tourist attractions to keep your travel network ahead of the competition.
Switch eShop – New Releases
Across the Grooves (Nova-box, 17th Jun, £15.99 / €16.99) – Across the Grooves is an interactive graphic novel, set in a magical realism universe, where your decisions affect the destiny of Alice, the main character, drastically changing her reality and allowing her to explore alternative destinies by modifying her past. Alice lives an uneventful life. She’s in a long term relationship, has a stable office job and a nice apartment in the center of Bordeaux. One day, Ulysse, her ex-lover, comes back into her life through an old vinyl record she receives in the mail. When she puts it for a spin on turntable, she is thrown back into her own past, forced to relive old events. When she comes back to the present, her reality has changed and her fiancé no longer knows her, as if they never met. Determined to bring her life back on track, Alice packs up and embarks on a hunt across Europe, following the tracks of Ulysse while trying to uncover the origins of the record.
Aery – Little Bird Adventure (EpiXR, 18th Jun, £5.24 / €5.24) – Aery is a peaceful exploration game from the perspective of a little bird who decided to discover the world. Calm down from the hassle of your daily life, experience the feeling of flying and immerse into beautiful and atmospheric landscapes. It is a great game for relaxing and calming down after an exhausting day full of hassle.
Blood and Guts Bundle (Digerati, 18th Jun, £6.07 / €6.74) – Satisfy your lust for carnage with three gloriously gratuitous games! This bundle contains Slain: Back From Hell, Slayaway Camp: Butcher’s Cut, and Super Blood Hockey. Slain: Back from Hell. A heavy metal inspired arcade combat game with stunning pixel art visuals, challenging old school gameplay and gore galore. Plus the most metal soundtrack you’ve ever heard! Slayaway Camp: Butcher’s Cut: A killer puzzle game and darkly comic homage to 80s horror movies where you control Skullface, a homicidal slasher hell-bent on revenge. Super Blood Hockey: Arcade sports gaming gets a shot of adrenaline in this violent homage to classic 8- and 16-bit ice hockey games. Use fast-paced skills and bone-crunching brutality to dominate.
Colt Canyon (Headup Games, 16th Jun, £10.79 / €13.49) – Take your revolver and rescue your partner in this atmospheric and punchy roguelike game. Colt Canyon is a 2D pixel art shooter where you control a cowboy, or one of the many other unlockable characters, whose mission is to save his kidnapped partner from the ruthless bandits. Take your gun and TNT and shoot your way through a hostile canyon full of hidden treasures, weapons, obstacles and all kinds of bloodthirsty scum.
Darius Cozmic Collection Arcade (ININ Games, 16th Jun, £34.99 / €39.99) – Darius is one of the pioneers of side-scrolling shoot ’em up games, developed by legendary TAITO Corporation and first released for arcade machines in 1986. Experience 4 different titles across 7 versions of the classic Arcade games from the comfort of your home, on your TV screen or on the go in portable mode. The Darius Cozmic Collection Arcade – now available on Nintendo Switch!
Darius Cozmic Collection Console (ININ Games, 16th Jun, £44.99 / €54.99) – Experience one of the most influential horizontally scrolling shoot ’em up series of all time from the comfort of your home, on your TV screen or on the go in portable mode. Developed by the legendary TAITO Corporation and first released for arcade machines, the monumental Darius Cozmic Collection Console offers 6 of the best console entries in the long-running series in a total of 9 versions!
Destrobots (7Levels, 18th Jun, £7.19 / €7.99) – Destrobots is an easy-to-play, hard-to-master top-down shooter that will make every party a blast. Three core actions of Move – Spin – Shoot make for an explosive combination that ensures every match is fast-paced, challenging, and fun. Watch out for traps or exploit them against your opponents, be quick to hunt down scales-tipping power-ups, and forget the words “fair play”. Sharpen your reflexes so you can dance between enemy laser beams, land your own shots, and grab that sweet victory!
Edna & Harvey: The Breakout – Anniversary Edition (Daedalic Entertainment, 17th Jun, £17.99 / €19.99) – Edna & Harvey are back! The award-winning adventure with a new paintjob! For “”Edna & Harvey: The Breakout – Anniversary Edition””, Daedalic’s classic has been redrawn and received a complete overhaul: high resolution visuals, new technology, intuitive controls – it’s a truly insane adventure. Experience this quirky cult classic with Edna & Harvey anew, but better than ever before – or discover this gem for the first time! Time to go crazy! When Edna wakes up, she has no memories of her past, or why she finds herself in the padded cell of a sanatorium.
Endless Fables: Dark Moor (Artifex Mundi, 18th Jun, £8.09 / €8.99) – Pamela Cavendish, the world-famous anthropologist, travels to her niece’s birthday in northern Scotland. Joyful ceremony turns into thrilling adventure, after the girl becomes kidnapped by a banshee from the other world. Nora’s life is at stake and the Red Moon is rising. Pools lead Pamela to a haunted house, guarded by even more terrifying monsters.
Hakoniwa Explorer Plus (PLAYISM, 18th Jun, £10.79 / €11.99) – Shacked up in an empty house in the Firsttown suburbs, our hero has a thing for taking down monsters. Talk to the townspeople to expand your field of exploration and freely traverse the land as you like. However you want to proceed, and however you want to take the monsters down is all up to you. Defeat the bosses awaiting you in each region and rack up the achievements for a little something special. . .
I dream of you and ice cream (ManolidisAimilios, 17th Jun, £4.49 / €4.99) – I dream of you and ice cream is a game about imperialism, the loss of identity and personal sacrifice. A sinister, doll-like entity has enslaved all mankind. Inside the complex where, every day, the entity questions world leaders about aspects of humanity – a potentially lethal process – an old scientist of unspecified gender is building a machine.
Invisible, Inc. Nintendo Switch Edition (Klei Entertainment, 15th Jun, £17.99 / €19.99) – Tactical Espionage. Take control of Invisible’s agents in the field and infiltrate the world’s most dangerous corporations. Stealth, precision, and teamwork are essential in high-stakes, high-profit missions, where every move may cost an agent their life.
-KLAUS- (La Cosa, 18th Jun, £12.19 / €13.49) – Klaus is a 2D puzzle platformer with a self-aware narrative. Its design takes inspiration from classics games combined with a tense and emotionally engaging story. Klaus discovers his identity while trying to escape from a mysterious basement. It‘s a self-discovery journey in which Klaus will remember his past through interactive memories. Each memory is playable in a unique way with different mechanics than other sections of the game. Just like in real life, the dreamy worlds of the memories don’t follow the same rules of the rest of the game. During your journey, a “friendly” guy called K1 joins the team. K1 is a brawler, at least in part, and with his destructive prowess he’s able to smash obstacles and do Shoryukens without breaking a sweat. Klaus and K1 can be controlled separately or cooperatively to solve puzzles, although sometimes they’ll be split apart. Each character, of course, has his own motives. •6 worlds, 34 levels, 100+ rooms, 3 Bosses.
Lost Lands: Dark Overlord (FIVE-BN STUDIO, 16th Jun, £5.99 / €6.99) – Susan had just stepped away to answer the phone, but when she returned she saw something pulling her son Jimmy through a shimmering portal. It closed before she could pull him back. To save him, she must find a way to this other world. Before Susan lies a world that no one else has ever seen before. . . a world where magic is real and anything is possible. Find out who took Jimmy and what they want in Lost Lands: Dark Overlord!
My Butler (D3 Publisher, 18th Jun, £8.99 / €9.99) – This is a romance game for women where you can enjoy romance with hot butlers. The route characters are top-class celebrities who serve as your personal butlers — sometimes sweet, sometimes aggressive. Available in Japanese, English, and Simplified Chinese. The Story When your aunt asks you to work part-time for her talent agency, you didn’t expect to be asked to live in her mansion for three months! Living together with you as butlers are an actor, an idol, or a model — all super-famous. But, each one comes with his own problems. . .
NAMCO MUSEUM ARCHIVES Volume 1 (BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment, 18th Jun, £15.99 / €19.99) – Take a trip down memory lane and relive the magical times of the 8-Bit era with a collection of Namco’s hits and long-lost treasures in Namco Museum Archives Volume 1. Includes 11 titles! In addition to 10 classic Namco titles, some of which were never localized and released in the west, a newly created 8-Bit demastered version of “Pac-Man Championship Edition” makes its world premiere as a bonus! (Titles included: Galaxian, Pac-Man, Xevious, Mappy, Dig Dug, The Tower of Druaga, Sky Kid, Dragon Buster, Dragon Spirit: The New Legend, Splatterhouse: Wanpaku Graffiti, and Pac-Man Championship Edition).
NAMCO MUSEUM ARCHIVES Volume 2 (BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment, 18th Jun, £15.99 / €19.99) – Take a trip down memory lane and relive the magical times of the 8-Bit era with a collection of Namco’s hits and long-lost treasures in Namco Museum Archives Volume 2. Includes 11 titles! In addition to 10 classic Namco titles, some of which were never localized and released in the west, an 8-Bit consolized version of “Gaplus” is included as a bonus! (Titles included: Galaga, Battle City, Pac-Land, Dig Dug II, Super Xevious, Mappy-Land, Legacy of the Wizard, Rolling Thunder, Dragon Buster II, Mendel Palace, and Gaplus).
One Way Heroics Plus (PLAYISM, 18th Jun, £13.49 / €14.99) – A world controlled by darkness. In game, the darkness constantly advances from the left side of the screen, swallowing up the map. If you are swallowed by the darkness, it’s game over. You cannot turn back. The screen will continue to scroll right even while shopping or fighting enemies. You must keep advancing and save the world. In One Way Heroics, if the player moves or attacks enemies will do the same. In essence, it is a rogue-like game. To clear the game, you must defeat the Demon Lord, who will appear after a set time. One round is around 30 minutes play time, and some parts of your legend carry over into the next round. See if you can overcome the challenges of this one way adventure.
Paint (Sabec, 18th Jun, £8.09 / €8.99) – Take your Nintendo Switch™ and unleash the artist in you! Now with Paint you can draw, paint and colour-in anytime, anywhere. With so many different drawing tools available there is no limit to creating your masterpiece. Use the touch screen or the the Joy-Con for maximum accuracy Paint will transform your Nintendo Switch™ into a real “drawing board” complete with all the accessories you need. As a bonus we have also included some colouring-in pictures.
Polandball: Can Into Space (AlienPixelStudios, 18th Jun, £2.28 / €2.54) – Your main objective is to help Polandball here! Breakthrough Earth’s atmosphere and reach for the Moon to prove other countryballs once and for all they were wrong and conquer the final frontier! This is not going to be an easy task as you have a huge target on your back! Upgrade Polandball’s Rocket Build a strategy on how you will conquer the space! You have to choose between 56 items 33 perks to enhance your rocket Choose wisely before you spend your money 25 countryballs enemies with different behavior and AI Learn about each country.
Push the Crate 2 (Polygon Art, 18th Jun, £4.49 / €4.99) – Push the Crate 2 is a 3D transport puzzle game with 200 level with varying degrees of difficulty. From kid friendly challenges to a real logistical mastermind – Push the Crate 2 has puzzles for everyone. All you need to do is to transport the crates to their target positions and make sure you won’t get stuck.
Radio Squid (£4.99 / €4.99) – A young squid has been cursed! Now it’s up to you to lift the curse by reaching the depths of the sea with plenty of coins at the end! Explore deep sea floors while taking care of your enemies by utilizing the power of the siren song! Shoot your enemies with projectiles to the beat of the music, watch out not to get hit by your own shot! For extra challenge, try to bounce off your shots to the wall in order to hit enemies! Features: * Explore 24 different levels of the sea * Beautiful monochrome pixel art graphics * Change the pixel art colours to suit your visual preferences! * Listen to some snazzy chiptune beats
RUINER (Devolver Digital, 18th Jun, £17.99 / €19.99) – RUINER is a brutal action shooter set in the year 2091 in the cyber metropolis Rengkok. A wired sociopath lashes out against a corrupt system to retrieve his kidnapped brother and uncover the truth under the guidance of a secretive Hacker friend. Sophisticated & Brutal Combat: Become the boss of the battlefield acquiring deadly supplies, enhancing your tactical senses and mastering other mind-breaking skills and gadgets that will leave your foes confused and powerless. Cyberpunk Inspired Arsenal: Employ state of the art gadgets and abilities like energy shield, kinetic barrier or grid converter. Dash augmentations, reflex booster or overload will make you uncatchable while with ghost break you can hack your opposition onto your side of the fight. Story-Driven Action: Violent confrontation is a means to an end and trust is a devalued currency in Rengkok as you navigate a senseless world and dismantle the corporate titans of virtuality dealers at HEAVEN.
Seeds of Resilience (Forever Entertainment, 18th Jun, £10.79 / €12.59) – Build a village on a deserted island, and prepare for merciless natural disasters! Learn to choose the right items, understand nature’s patterns, use real medieval construction and craft techniques in this turn-based management game. Build your civilization step-by-step: From stone axes and stick shelters to waterwheel powered mechanized workshops! All with realistic technologies and constructions.
Summer in Mara (Chibig, 16th Jun, £17.99 / €19.79) – Take care of your own island and explore the ocean in this farming adventure. ‘Summer in Mara’ mix farming, crafting and exploring mechanics in a tropical archipelago with a colorful style and strong narrative. ‘Summer in Mara’ is a single-player experience in a calm, relaxing environment, with a handmade look and an exciting narrative. You will be Koa, a little adventurer girl who has to explore the world and discover the secrets that the ocean keeps. An open ocean with over 20 islands to explore. Customize your own island with buildings, crops and farm animals. Over 25 characters to meet and befriend. More than 300 quests to make Mara a better place. Day and night cycle that have an effect on the world with climatic events – Read our Summer in Mara review
Super Soccer Blast (£7.19 / €7.99) – Spiritual Nostalgia Successor. It’s football with the fast-paced and skilled-based gameplay of over-the-top classic sports games. Accessible controls that enable charging and aiming your shots, perform tackles and dashes, shoot lobs and more. Train your precision and reflexes to become a legendary football player.
Tcheco in the Castle of Lucio (Fantastico Studio, 18th Jun, £4.49 / €4.99) – Tcheco in the Castle of Lucio is an 8-bit, 2D platformer. It’s a challenging, non stop action experience that incentivizes quick thinking, platforming precision and memorization. Like older 8-bit games, it’s a game that’s meant to be replayed over and over again until mastered. Quick reactions and timing are necessary for success in the game. Levels – which are in the form of rooms – are short and require you to quickly scan to find a way to get to the next room, which is either a doorway that requires a key found within that room or a black hole Visually and from an auditory standpoint, everything about the game is designed to look and feel like an old school 8-bit game. FEATURES: 2D platform game, perfect for classic Famicom/NES game fans! Graphics and sounds inspired by 8-bit aesthetics. 2 game modes, “Classic” and the brand new “Try harder”. 65 rooms of progressive difficulty. Easy to learn, simple gameplay.
The Coma 2: Vicious Sisters (£10.79 / €13.49) – Mina Park, a student of Sehwa High, awakens at night in her school. It isn’t long before she realizes that something is amiss. The once-familiar school where she spends her evenings studying looks twisted by something dark and sinister. She finds herself pursued by someone or something that looks eerily like her teacher.
Working Zombies (JUPITER, 18th Jun, £17.99 / €19.99) – Kindhearted zombies who get no love just because they’re zombies… They work hard to gain the approval of humans! Play as flight attendants, nursery school teachers, hairstylists, and plumbers! The zombies try out four different professions! With over 100 unique stages for you to master! And still more trials await after you’ve completed them all…?! Enjoy local multiplayer with up to 4 players! Play with friends or family!
Switch eShop – Demos
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!
Article Tags: 18th · download · Europe · June · Nintendo · Nintendo Download · Nintendo Switch