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!
Switch eShop – Highlights
DC Super Hero Girls: Teen Power (4th June, $59.99) – Based on the animated series DC Super Hero Girls, this new game offers fun for everyone who’s ever wanted to help citizens in need while doling out sweet justice. Execute stunning combos in battle using the game’s easy-to-learn controls and wide array of character abilities, each tailored to the six playable Super Heroes and Super-Villains. Wonder Woman uses her warrior skills with the Lasso of Truth and Flying Shield, Supergirl has Heat Vision and Super-Breath, and Batgirl can invent crime-fighting gadgets like the Bat-Hook. When you’re ready for some mischief, though, you can use your Spring Spree mega-jump as the rambunctious Harley Quinn. Then, try out Catwoman’s Cat Dance ability to scratch away your foes, or trap enemies by deploying Star Sapphire’s Cage of Love. DC Super Hero Girls: Teen Power will be available June 4.
Mystic Pillars: A Story-Based Puzzle Game (3rd Jun, $6.99) – Traverse through mystic landscapes from a bygone era and unveil the truth by solving puzzles. Mystic Pillars: A Story-Based Puzzle Game is an intriguing blend of puzzles and an immersive storyline set in ancient India. Explore this reimagination of the traditional Indian board game Ali Guli Mane, or the internationally known variant, Mancala. Solve the 100 simple and handcrafted math-based spatial puzzles. Highly stylized, hand-drawn artwork and animated cutscenes lure you further into the journey as you move from one puzzle to the next.
Switch eShop – New Releases
Alba: A Wildlife Adventure (PiD, 9th Jun, $19.99) – Small actions can make a big difference.
From the BAFTA-Award winning studio behind Monument Valley and Assemble with Care comes something entirely new! Join Alba as she visits her grandparents on a Mediterranean island. She is ready for a peaceful summer of wildlife exploration with her friend Ines, but when she sees an animal in danger, she realises she needs to do something about it!
Arcane Arts Academy (4th Jun, $7.99) – Welcome to the Arcane Arts Academy, home to a magical menagerie of wonders! Join Erika as she adjusts to her new life and takes on the unique struggles and challenges of everyday life as a magical college student. She’ll make new friends, and maybe even find love… but she may also find unexpected foes! Something sinister lurks in the shadows, seeking to control Erika’s magical abilities. Perhaps not all is as it seems after all!
Astalon: Tears of the Earth (DANGEN Entertainment, 3rd Jun, $19.99) – Uphold your pact with the Titan of Death, Epimetheus! Fight, climb and solve your way through a twisted tower as three unique adventurers, on a mission to save their village from impending doom! Three heroic explorers wander the post-apocalyptic desert on a mission to save their village from despair.
Basketball Club Story (3rd Jun, $14.00) – Make your very own world-class basketball team! Specialize in one skill? Be a jack-of-all-trades? Or something in between? Create your own basketball team, recruit a cast of zany players, and compete against other teams. It’s up to YOU to coach them to victory! Plus, build facilities for your clubhouse for your players and visitors to enjoy. Mix, match, and position them however you like! Sign with sponsors to gain impressive monetary support. Foster them alongside the rest of your team for even more rewards! Don’t forget to connect with your local fans through community outreach.
Basketball Pinball (4th Jun, $2.99) – Enjoy Basketball Pinball, a perfect reproduction of a real pinball machine, with all the graphic details and sounds. Discover all the secrets, complete all the missions and become number 1 in the world or the best among your Friends, posting your high score on the online leaderboard.
BeeFense BeeMastered (31st May, $5.99) – BeeFense – BeeMastered The bees are back… bigger, badder, better! Protect your beehive fortress against the hornet menace. After all, the best offense is a good BeeFense! Command your bees to get beesy building your defenses. Have them collect Honeydew – the most precious resource in the world – to improve and customize your fortifications. The mad Hornet Queen Hornetta is more than just aggressive – she’s genetically modified and will stop at nothing to achieve her nefarious goals!
Bring Honey Home (8th Jun, $7.99) – Bring Honey Home is a block filling puzzle game. To complete a level you need to drag pieces to the gameboard and fill up the whole grid. It comes with 4 difficulties ranging from Beginner to Expert and there are 240 levels in total.
CAESAR EMPIRE WAR (5th Jun, $4.99) – Build your own roman camp in this building/strategy game. You play Caesar, the Emperor of the Roman Empire. Your aim is to invade Gaul by establishing an advanced camp, resist to barbarians attacks and conquer one by one the Gallic villages. Start by building your soldiers houses, get and train with real roman artillery and hire your soldiers. Then it will be time to build your legend. Served by superb graphics/animations, the game will challenge you to be as a fine strategist than the greatest Roman Imperators.
Carnivores: Dinosaur Hunt ($14.99) – Carnivores: Dinosaur Hunt is a first-person hunting simulator where you hunt the largest and most dangerous beasts to ever exist – DINOSAURS. This game is a remaster of the classic dinosaur hunting video game, Carnivores: Dinosaur Hunter, delivered with a new game engine, improved graphics, advanced dinosaur behaviors, and seamless player progression.
Chroma Quaternion (3rd Jun, $14.99) – In a world with four kingdoms, each colored by a season, where roles are granted by the Quadeities, strange happenings suddenly threaten the peace there. A quest begins to find each one’s calling in this intrigued fate and journey through the kingdoms to get to the bottom of the mystery! Make use of up to three roles per character to enjoy the variety in skills, effects and even costumes. In turn-based battles you can charge special orbs to use Act Over and launch up to four continuous actions. It’s fun just to watch the charm of pixel arts in this fantasy JRPG!
Cow Catcher (31st May, $4.99) – So, you’re a guy in a wingsuit, who really likes to fly in his wingsuit, do crazy stunts, earn money, spend it on more wingsuit flying gadgets, get trophies, that kind of boring stuff. Right? WRONG! Cow Catcher is an unusual wingsuit flight simulator. You become Strange Wingsuit Man, whose goal in life is to fly around, steal random cows and wave his hands like a madman while he’s at it. You might want to think of it as a hobby… STEAL SOME AMAZING COWS. Your job is to kidnap some amazing cows by attaching a rope to them and then transporting them to your pen. Beware though, for the flight is dark and full of… ok, that’s not the story, we beg your pardon.
Craps at Aces Casino (Digital Game Group, 28th May, $7.99) – Snake Eyes! Test your luck of the dice in a Vegas Style craps game. Multiple Craps tables to pick from. Bonus scratcher games for easy wins.
CRSED: F.O.A.D. (27th May, $0.00) – CRSED: F. O. A. D – is a brutal MMO last-man-standing shooter with realistic weaponry, elements of lethal mystic forces and incredible superpowers! Win using all your combat skills and experience: rush into a gunfight, or use stealth to crawl in, snipe from afar or burst point blank, use precise bolt-action rifles or rely on a fast heavy machine gun. Backstab, slash and smash bones in melee or tear the enemy apart with rockets and grenades. Attack from above with a jetpack, spraying lead rain or request an orbital supply drop to trigger a new fight over it’s content.
Donuts‘n’Justice (4th Jun, $4.99) – Our two policemen are charming tough guy antiheroes who hate criminals, and together they’re shooting to make a difference in their community. Blast ammo or toss grenades at hoodlum punks, and take down the head honchos of the syndicates terrorizing these streets. Take on over 14 types of enemies including dangerous biker gangs, aliens, as well as menacing boss fights, and thrilling car chases.
Dungeons of Clay (3rd Jun, $6.99) – Explore the ever-changing dungeons in the surreal world made of clay. Unlock the hidden secrets, overcome the dangers, defeat dreadful creatures and reap the treasures to acquire almighty power. Don’t forget to bring your patience, because you will have to merge all your talents and skills if you’re ever going to reach the depths of the dungeon. Procedurally generated dungeons, tons of items and guns, dynamic threats, unique skills and randomized path stops will guarantee that no playthrough is the same.
Everyday♪ Today’s MENU for EMIYA Family (2nd Jun, $49.99) – The video game adaptation of the deliciously heartwarming world of “Today’s MENU for EMIYA Family” is finally here! Watch as Saber, Sakura, and Rin slice, stir-fry, bake, and deep-fry their way through a mountain of recipes! What culinary delights will they grace us with next!? Of course, the game wouldn’t be complete without everyone gathering together to enjoy these mouthwatering dishes!
Family Vacation: California (27th May, $9.99) – Join the Simmons family as they embark on their Family Vacation to sunny California in this family-friendly adventure. Hit the beach, take in a ballgame and ride the rollercoaster at the theme park all before helping the family compete on the game show; Help Barb win the main prize and whole family to celebrate their great trip to California! 25+ Levels over 8 chapters 15+ challenging puzzles Bright, colorful graphics Fun for the whole family
Felix The Toy (30th May, $4.99) – Help Felix find his owner after a mysterious event causes every human on the planet to vanish into thin air. – 7 large themed levels – Story mode that follows Felix on his journey! – Authentic retro feel without pandering – Collect coins and keys! – Credits screen to see those responsible for the magic!
Find 10 Differences (2nd Jun, $5.99) – Find the differences games can be very interesting for everyone, especially kids! In this game, there are 25 levels in total. In each level, you see two versions of an image and you have to find the 10 differences between them . There is also a timer that your final score is based on it (the highest is 3 stars). Note that wrong differences will also reduce your time and final score, so think carefully before deciding! All the games images are cute and cartoon images of animals, robots, monsters and cartoons which make the game even more interesting for kids!
FreeCell Solitaire Collection (3rd Jun, $5.79) – Do you love FreeCell Solitaire (also known as “FreeCell” or “FreeCell Patience”), but want a bigger challenge? Now you can play FreeCell Solitaire and other popular variants with different levels of difficulty.
Grand Slam Tennis (2nd Jun, $3.99) – Play the 4 Grand Slam Tournaments in this highly realistic tennis game. Play solo or against friends and family in the local multiplayer split screen mode. Tons of 3D animations and all real tennis ball effects/shots makes Grand Slam Tennis the most playable tennis game on eShop!
Haunted Dawn: The Zombie Apocalypse (3rd Jun, $14.99) – It’s a single-play FPS game with a movie-like story that the main characters escape from the zombie world. Escape from the zombies and survive with a variety of modes and of a number of weapons that are leveled up and released! The long-awaited ending is waiting for you. Each stage, you have a mission based on the story. You can enjoy a suspenseful play.
Hentai vs. Evil (eastasiasoft, 27th May, $9.99) – Rescue anime girls from hordes of demons & zombies! Sometimes a little zombie killing and demon slaying is all you need, but a dash of naughty flavor to spice things up certainly can’t hurt, right? In Hentai vs. Evil, demons have invaded the city, the suburbs and even the beach, turning the residents into flesh-eating zombies and throwing cute girls into cages. It’s time to stop the madness! Rescue those girls, have them join your ranks as you take down the source of evil in a rain of bullets and look good doing it!
Infinite Tanks WWII (3rd Jun, $19.99) – Infinite Tanks WW2 brings an innovative, never seen before approach to WW2 tank battles. The game features an original card-driven tank building system that allows players to mix and match parts of different historic tanks. Play with your favorite tanks from World War 2 and create the ultimate fighting machine by assembling a brand new hybrid. The combining options are virtually endless and allow you to tune every vehicle to your liking and playstyle. You then take your war machine to battle in open environments inspired by historical battle locations.
Justin Danger (1st Jun, $4.99) – Runventure awaits! JUMP in to the action and EXPLORE mysterious lands in search of TREASURES. Avoid the DANGER, RUN through various locations. JUNGLES, TEMPLES, CASTLES and many other places loaded with deadly traps and hordes of enemies. Use your reflexes to jump over hot lava, or rope swing over piranha pools escape the deadly skeletons and hungry wolves.
Mighty Goose (PLAYISM, 5th Jun, $19.99) – Assume the role of Mighty Goose and bring the fight to the Void King. This galaxy conquering monarch commands a vast army of minions and mechanised monsters. Dealing with these baddies means traveling to distant worlds and facing all kinds of dangers. But not to worry, this is no problem for the legendary Mighty Goose! Mighty Goose is a fast paced run & gun shooter starring a bounty hunter Goose. Use epic weapons and devastating warmachines to battle against screen filling bosses and hordes of enemies! Apart from that solid arcade formula, the game has a ton of crazy weapons, companions, upgrades and secrets for you to discover.
Missing Feature: 2D (27th May, $3.99) – At each stage you don’t know what you are going to unlock, so you need to keep playing to unlock all the features of a complete game. Unlock everything and do not leave anything behind, because without releasing the mechanics, you do not pass the stage.
Motif (3rd Jun, $2.99) – The aim of the puzzle is to create the desired motif using the pieces that are given to you. In doing so, you need to pay attention to how many pieces the play area is divided into. The parts have symmetry equal to the number of areas on the screen. For this reason, you have to carefully choose where you need to put the pieces. Motif makes you part of an artistic journey. Thanks to its relaxed atmosphere, it makes you aware of your artistic talents.
My Child Lebensborn – ($8.99) – Set in Norway after World War II, a few thousand children were born to Norwegian women, fathered by occupying soldiers from German. The Nazi regime viewed these children as, essentially, German, and launched a program called “Lebensborn” (Fount of Life) to raise and indoctrinate them, often in Germany. After the liberation of Norway and the defeat of the Nazis, the children were sent back to Norway. Often mothers gave up their children for adoption, but this only made things worse for those children. In My Child Lebensborn, you play as one of these adoptive parents, but parenting will be hard as your child grows up in a hostile and hateful environment.
Nature Matters (4th Jun, $4.99) – Set off on a puzzle-filled journey to save the planet and experience a compelling tale of friendship, sacrifice and redemption. In “Nature Matters” you take on a role of a little plant spirit. Without protection, surrounded by a city that grows up from everywhere, one day she realizes that she is completely alone and won’t be able to survive. The only solution is to find her caretaker – a little boy who has been caught up in a whirlwind of human weakness and convince him to take care of her again.
Pyre on Fire: Ten Pages (5th Jun, $10.00) – You will aim to find the 10 lost pages, as well as chat and solve the puzzles. Find the 10 pages before a woman can die. Be an explorer. Exploration game with dialogues and puzzles.
Red Ball Escape (8th Jun, $2.99) – Red ball escape is a simple puzzle platformer game with 100 Levels to complete and simple controls.
Retrograde Arena (5th Jun, $0.00) – Retrograde Arena is a multiplayer twin stick shooter where bullets don’t kill, but the environment does! Weapons are your ultimate tools, not just for blasting enemies, but for propelling your customizable Drone around the maps at great speed! Mastering Retrograde Arena’s recoil propulsion and the impact of the various weapons is essential for victory in the neon soaked world of Retrograde Arena. Battle against friends, strangers, or deadly AI with up to 6 players in three different game modes that will demand different skills and styles of play!
Reversi Let’s Go (3rd Jun, $4.99) – Reversi Let’s Go is a highly-acclaimed strategy board game for all ages. It takes a minute to learn and a lifetime to master!
Skellboy Refractured (4th Jun, $20.00) – Life was peaceful in the Cubold Kingdom until the king’s evil court magician got dumped by the princess. With his heart broken and his rage fueled, he called upon the evil spirits to resurrect the dead and the kingdom’s long forgotten monstrosities. What he doesn’t realize in his fury is that he accidentally summoned an ancient hero as well. . . Skippy! Travel across the beautifully rendered kingdom of Cubold and take full advantage of your resurrected, skeletal body! Swap out body parts to acquire new abilities during your adventure or pick up a new weapon to vanquish the evil magician’s lackeys. Onwards, Skippy, it’s time to be a hero once more!
Stonefly ($19.99) – Harness the wind and soar through the wilderness of Stonefly. Brilliant but naïve inventor Annika Stonefly must recover a lost family heirloom using her smarts and strategy. Glide strategically among flora and fauna, confronting hungry bugs, adventures, and memorable characters. Along the way, you’ll unravel a heartwarming story of self-discovery, family, legacy, and belonging.
Sunblaze (3rd Jun, $14.99) – ”Whose blood is that on the walls? ” -Josie Do you think you’ve got what it takes to be an actual superhero? Well, then you need to help Josie to beat the superhero training simulator, and to become the hero our world needs! In this beautiful, hand-crafted precision platformer, you’ll play as Josie, aka. Sunblaze, with a mission to complete your superhero training. Your dad, a former superhero himself, built the training simulator dreaming of your journey to become a superhero. The simulator is full of puzzles, brain-tickling challenges, double jumps, dashes, spikes, drones. . . And a purrfect sidekick: the cat.
SUPER BOMBERMAN R ONLINE (Konami, 27th May, $0.00) – Drop bombs and collect power-ups to blast your way through SUPER BOMBERMAN R ONLINE! You can compete against up to 64 players from around the world in this explosive survival battle! Fight your way to the end and outlast all other players to be BOMBER ONE! Read our SUPER BOMBERMAN R ONLINE review
Sweet Bakery Tycoon (4th Jun, $4.99) – Start your baking career and prepare some delicious cakes for your clients, using a whole set of creams, fruits, and decorations. Test your skills on 60 diverse and increasingly difficult levels. Personalize your interior with countless upgrades. All of us have a magic place, where everyday troubles seem to disappear. Sweet Bakery Tycoon fulfills your fantasy of creating and managing a bakery of your dreams.
The Last Kids on Earth and the Staff of Doom (Outright Games, 4th Jun, $39.99) – Battle hordes of zombies and monsters in The Last Kids on Earth and the Staff of Doom, a semi open world action RPG that tells a new story in the post-apocalyptic town of Wakefield. Playing as teen survivors Jack, Quint, June or Dirk, you’ll explore zombie-infested streets on your quest to stop Malondre, a powerful adversary from obtaining the Staff of Doom.
Tiny Lands (4th Jun, $5.99) – Relaxing puzzle game with some amazing features, if you are looking for a game which allows you to just sit back and play… Tiny Lands is for you!
Wicce (3rd Jun, $7.99) – A witch named Wicce was living with her daughter in a house standing in the deep forest. One day, her daughter went on an errand but didn’t come back even after the sun set on the horizon. So Wicce headed to the town to look for her daughter. What she didn’t expect to see was the town filled with people fallen by pandemic, and fiends letting out foul aura. Now Wicce fights the fiends and cures people with her magic. But the Pope, having heard of her actions, sees Wicce as the one who caused the pandemic…
Winds Of Change (Crunching Koalas, 3rd Jun, $19.99) – Winds of Change is a 2D Visual Novel/Point-and-Click Adventure Game set in a living, breathing fantasy world. Embark on the journey of a lifetime! Join The Rebellion, amass an army, and liberate the world! Fully voice acted, with romance options, side quests, and optional content! Inspired by Dragon Age and Mass Effect. A huge amount of dialogue choices let you role play exactly as you want! Huge conversational trees! A game-changing 2D adventure project!
Wing of Darkness (Clouded Leopard Entertainment, 2nd Jun, $29.99) – An all-new breed of aerial shooting game, Wing of Darkness is comprised of a number of key elements that set it apart from others in the same genre. This high-speed 3D shooting game allows players to experience exhilarating battles in the sky, as well as a series of cutscenes depicting the growth of the main characters throughout the story.
Zombie Raid (5th Jun, $3.99) – Zombie Raid is a top-down shooter with frenetic action where your objective is to survive waves of enemies.
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!