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
Pokémon UNITE (21st Jul, $0.00) – Get ready for the first Pokémon five-on-five strategic team battle game. Face off against other players in Unite battles, where you’ll cooperate with teammates, defeat wild Pokémon, level up, evolve your Pokémon, and work to prevent the opposing team from scoring points! Pokémon UNITE is free-to-start, with optional in-game purchases available.
The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles (Capcom, 27th Jul, $39.99) – Immerse yourself in the dramatic yet charming world of evidence gathering and courtroom battles with this double-pack of adventures. Set in late 19th century Japan and England, each title features five murder-mystery episodes filled with all the drama, laughs, twists and “turnabouts” you’ve come to expect from the legally labyrinthine legacy of Ace Attorney. Join the rookie attorney Ryunosuke Naruhodo, ancestor of Phoenix Wright, as he attempts to uncover the secrets behind an international criminal conspiracy, while tackling a series of tricky trials along the way. The Great Ace Attorney Chronicles will be available on July 27.
Last Stop (Annapurna Interactive, 22nd Jul, $24.99) – Experience an adventure set in present-day London, where you play as three separate characters whose worlds collide in the midst of a supernatural crisis. The game tells three interconnected tales featuring three playable main characters: Donna, John and Meena. Walk in their shoes and discover where their individual stories lead.
NEO: The World Ends with You (Square Enix, 27th Jul, $59.99) – A long-awaited new story in The World Ends with You series has arrived. The leader of the Wicked Twisters, Rindo, comes to the grim realization that his life is on the line when he is forced to compete in the so-called “Reapers’ Game.” There’s no telling how this tale will unfold – but it’s up to you to find out! Put your psychic prowess to the test as you duke it out on the stylishly animated streets of Shibuya. NEO: The World Ends with You will be available on July 27.
SAMURAI WARRIORS 5 (27th Jul, $59.99) – A new installment in this tactical action series takes you back to the historical period depicted in the first game of the SAMURAI WARRIORS franchise. With evolved visuals, additional WARRIORS officers and evolved actions, an even deeper drama set in the warring states is depicted. SAMURAI WARRIORS 5 focuses on the lives of officers Nobunaga Oda and Mitsuhide Akechi, boldly depicting the era spanning from the end of the Ōnin War to the Incident at Honnōji. Explore the beginning of a new series, in which the stories and characters from the traditional SAMURAI WARRIORS have been revamped. SAMURAI WARRIORS 5 will be available on July 27.
Switch eShop – New Releases
#pinocchio, Super Puzzles Dream (22nd Jul, $5.99) – Puzzles move onto the next level with ‘Super Puzzle Dream’, a mix between classic jigsaw and a ‘Tetris’-style dynamic mechanic. #Pinocchio is the hashtag for a classic tale that teaches children what happens when they are disobedient and tell lies. Pinocchio will learn to obey, to be responsible, not to trust strangers and to appreciate school, but most importantly: it teaches us the importance of telling the truth.
112 Operator (23rd Jul, $19.99) – 112 Operator allows you to manage emergency services on a global scale. Dispatch units, take calls and face situations caused by weather, traffic or changing seasons. Help the city survive escalating events like riots, organized crime, terrorist attacks, cataclysms, natural disasters and many more! Choose one of the European cities in Career mode and find out if you’ll manage to climb up to the very top of an operator’s career ladder. Follow the commands of your supervisors and see your actions affecting people you’re in charge of or those who need your help. Sometimes your mistakes will only be followed by a reprimanding e-mail, sometimes they’ll influence your own life.
Aery – Calm Mind (22nd Jul, $8.99) – Aery – Calm Mind is an interactive game experience that is designed to relax your mind and soul. You jump into the role of a little bird, explore beautiful landscapes and collect the missing feathers of your little bird friend. Because there are no enemies or any danger of any kind you will be able to lean back and enjoy the scenery and the sensation of flying. It is a great game for relaxing and calming down after an exhausting day full of hassle. Every level has two parts. A first introduction into the overall theme and a second one that gives a little more time to play around and to enjoy the beauty of the area.
Akinofa (Pixel Lantern, 15th Jul, $4.99) – Take control of Akinofa, a mysterious undead fish of green flames, in this difficult Roguelite shoot em’ up! Beat as many enemies and get the highest score possible. Challenge your friends and the world Rankings! Every action counts! Even if you don’t finish a level, every coin you collect will be in your treasury to use for permanent upgrades.
Arcade Archives DARWIN 4078 (HAMSTER, 15th Jul, $7.99) – DARWIN 4078 is a shooting game released by Data East in 1986. Your ship evolves by absorbing life forms that it converts into energy, and changes shape as well as evolving new attacks and characteristics. There are also mutations that do not follow the evolutionary path, and you can end up with unique ships you never would have imagined! The “Arcade Archives” series has faithfully reproduced many classic Arcade masterpieces. Players can change various game settings such as game difficulty, and also reproduce the atmosphere of arcade display settings at that time. Players can also compete against each other from all over the world with their high scores. Please enjoy the masterpiece that built a generation for video games.
ASMR Journey – Jigsaw Puzzle (13th Jul, $3.99) – The journey starts with a girl opening the door to her bookstore in the corner of living room. It was the little witch who sell magic books. At hand was his new volume, with a peculiar name. But what journey would that be? Maybe we all need to know. The secrete for a creative and serene mind is the magic for an eternal life.
Bishoujo Battle Mahjong Solitaire (22nd Jul, $5.99) – Let the mobile military girls of “Rikku☆Jiasu” be your companions as classic tile-matching gets more exhilarating than ever! Find pairs of mahjong tiles to remove them from the board. Plan your moves strategically and stay ahead of the clock to claim victory. Every 3 rounds of play, you’ll unlock a new costume for the girls, and more will be revealed as you progress. Of course, the important part of any solitaire game is replayability. With more than 100 tile layouts and randomized patterns, Bishoujo Battle Mahjong Solitaire offers endless incentive to keep coming back for more, just in case the anime-style fan service isn’t reason enough. You can also view unlocked characters and costumes in the Dressing Room!
Bunny Bounce (22nd Jul, $4.99) – The titular Beach Bounce resort filled with beautiful girls is full of distractions. This however is made even worse when our protagonist Tomo has an accident which leads him to start hallucinating whilst on the job… Are those Bunny Ears? And what are the girls now wearing to work? Help navigate Tomo through the pitfalls of work and maintain his sanity in this Beach Bounce sequel.
Car Wash – Cars & Trucks Garage Game for Toddlers & Kids (winterworks, 15th Jul, $9.99) – Welcome to the world of car wash! In this amazing game for toddlers and kids of any age, you take care of washing and cleaning 25 different vehicles. Hose, brush, wipe, wax, dry, polish and even enchant the cars with a touch of magic to make them shine even brighter. No skill required. Just pick your tool and start swiping on the car to get the work done! Earn stars while working to unlock the remaining cars. Suitable for all car-enthusiast all over the world!
Clone Drone in the Danger Zone (27th Jul, $19.99) – With your mind downloaded into a robot gladiator, you must survive the sinister trials of the arena. Singleplayer Game Modes: • Story Mode – One part epic tale of human defiance, another part laser swords. • Endless Mode – Challenge yourself to fight through 86 level variants spread across 7 difficulty tiers. Can you make it to TITANIUM? • Challenge Mode – Bow-only, hammer-only, can you still survive the arena? Multiplayer Game Modes: • Last Bot Standing – A Battle-Royale-like game mode with short, 5-10 minute play sessions and up to 15 players. Survive, and shower in the remains of your fellow robot competitors. • Private Duels – Challenge your friend to a 1v1 duel! • Online Co-op! – Use the power of human friendship (and laser swords! ) to survive in the arena!
Curved Space (13th Jul, $19.99) – “Inspired by arcade classics, players will have to hunt for weapon power-ups and upgrades while dodging enemy fire, blasting interdimensional bugs, and wrangling some enormous boss monsters. Simple to learn as you fight your way through the branching story-driven campaign, but tough to master as you chase the glory of the leaderboards.
Dariusburst: Another Chronicle EX+ (27th Jul, $39.99) – Take part in the galaxy’s most awesome adventure yet, with this brand new update to the arcade classic Dariusburst: Another Chronicle! CHAOS has devastated the universe as the biomechanical hordes take on humanity once again. Without the support of the human network, the Silver Hawks plunge into the depths of EVIL fitted with Burst technology and set out liberate Planet Darius! In this brand-new edition of Dariusburst, enjoy the enhanced visuals and authentic arcade action like never before! Conquer the evil Belsar forces in the complete EVENT Mode with all new scenarios exclusive to EX+! And for the first time, take flight in the Silver-Hawk Murakumo in all modes! Rush into Dariusburst: Another Chronicle EX+! Be on your guard!
Dininho Space Adventure (23rd Jul, $9.99) – In one of his daily observations, Dininho sees an imminent threat on a planet within his system. Taken by a mixture of euphoria and concern, Dininho jumps into his ship and without thinking twice, Takes off towards what may be the most dangerous and heroic adventure of your life.
Dungeon Bricker (Piotr Skalski, 16th Jul, $3.99) – Dungeon Bricker is an intense and exciting maze game. It’s a unique and interesting title where your focus is to try to move the player from wall to all or corner to corner in order to create a path of bricks and complete the level. Once the level is full of bricks, you can reach the next level. There are more than 150 levels to go through, and you will have a lot of fun enjoying every moment, while also testing your skills. Do you have what it takes to complete all levels?
FATAL TWELVE (21st Jul, $39.99) – FATAL TWELVE, the highly acclaimed suspense adventure game, is coming to Nintendo Switch™! Watch the thrilling story unfold as twelve unique characters, gathered by the Goddess of Destiny, compete against each other for a chance to undo their untimely demise.
Freddy Spaghetti 2 (23rd Jul, $4.99) – Freddy 2. 0 is here! Freddy is spaghetti. Oh, and conscious. Freddy 2. 0 has got a job! The story starts as you plunge headfirst into the workplace. Overcome the environment, master your spaghetti and run to the coffee machine! Don’t be late on your first day! Freddy Spaghetti uses rope physics to simulate a squishy, stretchy, ropey character.
HENOSIS (Odd Critter, 19th Jul, $6.50) – HENOSIS™ is a mysterious 2D Platform Puzzler where players are propelled into weird and visceral worlds as they take control of a small, droplet of water while overcoming obstacles and enemies throughout each level. The Player must venture through each world as it collects precious water tokens in order open the exit portal and restore vitality to its drought-ridden home world.
Hunter Shooting Camp (23rd Jul, $7.99) – Train you shooting and hunting skills in this ultimate shooter game. Hunt in Forest or train in the numerous skills levels, challenge AI opponents in Shooting Battles. – Three game modes. Bullets, Hunting, Battle. – Multiple game goals. Round Target, Fruit, Bowl, Iron Ball, Ballons. . . – Different ways of moving. Curves, straight lines, etc. – Including Booster Shop (no extra cost required, you play to win! ), Arsenal- Multiple Guns- Includes near 150 Game Levels.
MouseBot: Escape from CatLab (21st Jul, $4.99) – Guide MouseBot through mazes of fantastical mechanical mouse traps created by the cat scientists of CatLab. Dodge giant metal Kitty Krushers, leap over mouse-grinding Roller Graters, evade scary Mines and Lasers, and platform your way across pools of bot-melting Acid on an epic quest for cheese and freedom. Conquer 88 challenging platform-style levels as you delve deeper into the mysterious laboratories of CatLab and uncover the cats’ nefarious plans. Collect epic piles of cheese, and transmogrify that cheese into new skins and accessories for your robotic mouse. MouseBot: Escape from CatLab is a zany and exciting platforming game that will test your reflexes, skills, timing, and love of cheese!
Night Book (27th Jul, $12.99) – Night Book is an interactive occult thriller about an online interpreter who is tricked into reading an ancient book that summons a demon into her home. Loralyn works the night shift remotely from her home, live interpreting video calls from English to French and back again. Currently pregnant, with a husband working far away and caring for her mentally ill father, she is desperately trying to keep her family together and safe – but who is she prepared to sacrifice to survive? The fiancé, the baby, her father or herself?
Nyakamon Adventures (22nd Jul, $4.99) – 30 levels of normal mode + 30 levels of hadrcore mode – Match the runes in the normal mode – 2 biomes – light and dark – Cute graphics – Relaxing music.
Racing Xtreme 2 (22nd Jul, $6.99) – Get into your Monster Truck, fasten your seat belt and be ready for a rough ride. Let the fire blaze merrily, race the fastest 4×4 offroad monster vehicles, and feast your eyes with the fast jump-filled racing on the beautiful, hills & valleys packed American countryside! Are you able to tame this beast? Jump behind the wheel of one of the 30 extremely powerful MONSTER TRUCKS and prove your skills in hardcore challenges! Choose between Limited Races, Extreme Races, Single Contest, and Daily Race mode and show the power of these beasts.
Rogue Star Rescue (Chute Apps, 15th Jul, $14.99) – A New Kind of Roguelite Shooter. It’s time to bring roguelites to the next level! Rogue Star Rescue is a unique mix of bullet hell roguelite and tower defense games. We’ve added strong strategy elements to the all-out insanity of bullet hell shooters. The action is smooth, the gameplay is challenging, the story is complex and nonlinear. It’s a game you’ll get sucked into and will end up spending months exploring the multiple intricacies and outcomes. Keeping the game fun well past the 50-hour mark is our core design focus. Online Co-op! Games like this are better with friends.
scribbled (GAME NACIONAL, 17th Jul, $9.99) – A 100% handmade game, It was created with pencil and paper. Join this wonderful adventure in a world full of challenges and creatures. This game is made for all ages.
SpaceEx Commander (18th Jul, $4.99) – After hundreds of years of waging wars with space invaders, the human fleet grew weaker. The devastating conflict took many lives. But your will to live is strong and your crew is loyal. Startup your engines, repel conquerors and as you do, collect powerful crystals. Use them to enhance your ship and give it your best shot to level an uneven playing field. The enemy showed some of his forces, but true evil still lies behind front lines. . .
Sports Pinball Bundle (23rd Jul, $8.99) – Enjoy 3 games in one with the perfect reproduction of real pinball machines, with all kinds of graphic details and sounds. If you prefer, you can also purchase them separately in the Nintendo eSHOP.
Steam: Rails to Riches Complete Edition (20th Jul, $19.99) – Take control of a railway company, issue shares, build railroads, deliver goods along an ever changing network of tracks and stations and make profit to expand. * Can you finance both the most extensive track network and the most powerful locomotives? * Which routes will give You the best returns on their costs? * Can you beat the opponents to the most profitable shipments? * Will you make enough money to pay your investors? You build the tracks, upgrade towns, improve your train, and grab the right goods to make the longest, most profitable deliveries. Score your deliveries and add to your income or victory points, balancing your need to invest against your quest to win the game.
Terra Bomber (22nd Jul, $9.99) – Terra Bomber is presented as a two dimensional sideways scroller based upon the classic arcade shooters of the 1980s. Pilot your craft across ten increasingly difficult terrains while avoiding the various gun positions, rockets and baddies with only one objective; to destroy the base and the end of the level. To help in both the offensive and defence the player has both guns and bombs which can be increased in power by collecting power ups. The player must also watch their fuel levels and keep them topped up by destroying the fuel dumps.
Terra Lander (22nd Jul, $9.99) – Navigate the player to the landing pad through twenty increasingly difficult levels within the time limit and with enough fuel. Movement or firing uses up fuel though levels can be replenished by shooting the fuel dumps. Running out of fuel means you loose control and can’t fire. If all fuel dumps are destroyed on any given level the player’s fuel tank capacity is doubled for the next level (this does not apply to starting from the highest level reached).
Terra Lander II – Rockslide Rescue (22nd Jul, $9.99) – Navigate the player to the landing pad through increasingly difficult levels within the time limit and with enough fuel. Movement or firing uses up fuel, though levels can be replenished by shooting the fuel dumps. Running out of fuel means you loose control and can’t fire. If all fuel dumps are destroyed on any given level the player’s fuel tank capacity is doubled for the next level (this does not apply to starting from the highest level reached).
Timothy vs the Aliens (22nd Jul, $16.99) – Timothy vs the Aliens is an open-world platformer, and adventure video game where a gangster will defend his black & white city from an invasion of full-colored aliens. The game takes place in Little Fish City, an open and large city that can be freely explored and hides many secrets and missions. This is a city full of platforms, and going through it won’t be just walking from one point to another. In addition, you will be able to explore the whole city by car, using any of the vehicles that appear in the game.
Truck Simulator 2 (23rd Jul, $11.99) – Choose from various different vehicles and try to prove yourself as a professional driver in every one of them! FEATURES: DETAILED WAREHOUSE AREA: Explore its nooks and crannies REALISTIC JOB SIMULATOR: Complete various tasks 17 VEHICLES TO CHOOSE FROM: Learn to drive them all! 85 VARIED MISSIONS: Prove yourself in multiple challenges FREE ROAMING MODE: Explore the area at your own pace Enter the warehouse area and complete multiple missions in the second installment of the Truck Simulator series! Being quick with your deliveries is not the most important thing here – though of course you are operating on a time limit.
Unbound: Worlds Apart (28th Jul, $19.99) – Summon portals to overcome vicious beasts, devious puzzles and fiendish platforming challenges. Master the powers of each portal to stop the collapse of reality. Unbound: Worlds Apart is a challenging, atmospheric and hand-drawn puzzle-platformer set in a universe where all worlds are connected by portals. You control Soli, a gifted young mage who has the power to open portals and control the unique properties of each world – such as inverse gravity, time manipulation, super strength and more.
US Navy Sea Conflict (24th Jul, $4.99) – Join the elite pilots of the US NAVY and attack the ships threatening your fleet. From your aircraft carrier, hunt down enemy battleships and win the naval battle. You will play with modern warships and jet fighter in combats that enhance the player experience for better maneuvers against the best naval machines.
Wood Block Escape Puzzles 3 (22nd Jul, $5.99) – Wood block escape puzzles a fun and simple way to relax and challenge your logical reasoning and concentration.
Zoo Dentist (Prison, 16th Jul, $9.99) – They are on strict controlled diet Some kind of food can be dangerous for them They can get overweight really fast AND. . . THEIR TEETH CAN BE DAMAGED! So here we are to help these cute beings fix their smiles! Learn how to perform teeth fillings, cleaning, tooth extraction and everything else what makes ours smiles shine! Zoo dentist will teach kids not only to treat their pets with love and care, but also to protect their own teeth! Do not forget to clean them after each meal, because going to the dentist is not the most pleasant experience.
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!