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…
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