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
World’s End Club (28th May, $39.99) – The “Go-Getters Club,” a group of misfit students from all over Japan, find themselves trapped in a strange theme park during a class trip. In order to unravel the mystery of their circumstances and find an escape, they must take part in a “Game of Fate” that will test their bonds of friendship. With colorful visuals, charming characters, accessible gameplay and a compelling story, World’s End Club will captivate new and experienced players alike. World’s End Club will be available on May 28.
Switch eShop – New Releases
32 Secs (27th May, $25.00) – Race through traffic in a futuristic city’s highway with your cyber motorcycle, completing various trials and challenges! Take the city at extreme velocity! Hop your motorcycle and complete various races, time trials and other challenges in a sci-fi metropolis with high-speed! Hit the asphalt hard, zig-zag between bikes and racing cars on vibrant neon lit streets. Hack, boost and maneuver with different futuristic bikes on endless highways!
A Little Lily Princess (28th May, $14.99) – In British-controlled India, Sara Crewe was raised like a princess, always given the best of everything. Now that she is old enough, she must be sent away to boarding school in a foreign land, relying on her love of books and fairy tales to help her make friends. But not all smiles can be trusted, and fortune can turn cold and hard at any moment. What would happen to a little princess if she lost everything?
BEAUTIFUL DESOLATION (28th May, $19.99) – AN EPIC ADVENTURE STORY. Mark and his brother Don are flung into a futuristic era ruled by highly advanced technologies which are both revered and reviled. The inhabitants of this African apocalyptic world will help or hinder you, as you make new discoveries and navigate the spectacular landscape. Negotiate your passage with local leaders, healers and warriors, or find yourself embroiled in a battle against nanite swarms, enormous scorpions and rocket-equipped robots. From thriving villages to crumbling cities, petrified forests and bone-dry ocean beds, this strange new world holds a multitude of terrains to uncover, beautifully rendered in 2D isometric art.
Best Sniper Legacy: Dino Hunt & Shooter 3D (27th May, $6.99) – What kind of legacy do you want to leave as the last sniper leaving on Earth? Breathe in and ready your weapon! Have you got what it takes to bring down wild dinosaurs and bloodthirsty zombies in the ultimate hunting game? A failed experiment has created monstrous creations that roam Earth’s post-apocalyptic wasteland. As an elite shooter, you must now hunt to survive. Complete missions to unlock powerful new weapons and become the ultimate sniper.
Cape’s Escape Game 2.5th Room (27th May, $4.90) – A rather quirky escape room title with a game description too odd for us to copy here.
Color Dots Connect (28th May, $5.99) – Dot Connect is a simple fun line puzzle game. The goal is to connect all the same colored dots by drawing a line through the grid. All dots must be connected and all spaces on the game board must be filled with color to complete the level.
Connect Color Dots: Fun Water Flow Pipe Line Art Puzzle Game (27th May, $9.95) – Connect dots with matching colors to create a pipe connection. Pair all dots with the same color and cover the entire board with pipes to solve each puzzle. But watch out, pipes will break if they cross or overlap! Play through more than 2000 puzzles. Ranging from easy 5×5 and 6×6 grids to hard, mind blowing 13×13 and 14×14 grids and everywhere in between.
Crossbow Crusade (28th May, $4.99) – You are the legendary monster hunter on a mission to survive the slaughter through the Dead Kingdom. Armed only with a trusty crossbow and old-fashioned trench coat, you have to reach the bowels of a dying country riddled with hordes of blood-soaking monsters. These scoundrels have to be hunted down! In Crossbow Crusade you will have everything needed from instant platforming classics — challenging enemies, hard and rewarding fight system, 90’s-style pixel art and responsive controls.
Crying Suns (27th May, $24.99) – In this story rich experience, each successful run will uncover the truth about the empire. . . and yourself as well.
DreamWorks Spirit Lucky’s Big Adventure (1st Jun, $39.99) – Where will Lucky’s treasure map lead you? Ride as Lucky on her faithful mustang, Spirit, and begin a wild new adventure in Miradero. There’s a whole wide-open frontier full of exciting quests and wildlife to explore. With Lucky’s fearless best friends Abigail and Pru by your side, you’re bound to have lots of fun! You’ll need to navigate dangers too, like the horse wrangler Hendricks, who’s a little too interested in your treasure hunt. But with the PALs together, and the bond between Lucky and Spirit growing stronger, you’re ready to become a true frontier expert.
Dungeon Escape (2nd Jun, $4.99) – You’ve been trapped in a dungeon filled with deadly traps and ruthless enemies! But with enough cunning and nimble dexterity, there could still be a chance at survival, however small it may be. Navigate chambers of increasing difficulty as your search for an exit. Dodge or kill your captors, find keys to unlock doors, leap over spikes and watch out for saw blades! Dungeon Escape features numerous single-screen challenges, each of which can be retried as many times as necessary. Die and repeat, learn from mistakes and feel your skills improving with each attempt. Can you overcome the many trials that lie ahead?
EARTH DEFENSE FORCE: WORLD BROTHERS (D3 Publisher, 27th May, $59.99) – A New Fight on a Square Earth. A new EDF adventure begins! Only this time, the action unfolds in a parallel world where the Earth is made of digital blocks. This world has befallen into chaos, as the once peaceful square Earth has been shattered into pieces. Shape aside, it is an Earth nonetheless which needs to be defended. It is now up to the EDF to restore peace to the square planet.
Eight Dragons (27th May, $7.99) – Crooked businessman KANE has taken over the city. Can the Eight Dragons take it back? Using fists, feet and whatever weapons come to hand, the Eight Dragons must fight their way from one end of the city to the other, to reach their ultimate showdown. But each Dragon has a different path – it’s only when they come together that their true destiny is unlocked, as their stories intertwine and the full epic fight is revealed!
Family Mysteries 3: Criminal Mindset (28th May, $14.99) – Take on a role of a famous scientist drawn into a dangerous game, where the goal is to save the mankind and uncover family secret. Get ready for a pulse-pounding adventure in the world of experiments, mysteries and espionage! You are Nancy Bradford, a talented daughter of famous scientists who died under mysterious circumstances 20 years ago.
Fishing Fighters (27th May, $19.99) – Fishing Fighters is a unique competitive experience sure to lure not only fishing enthusiasts, but friends and family as well. Get hooked on a new type of party game as you compete in fierce fish-offs with up to 8 players or simply relax and enjoy your favorite fishing spots together. Catch the game’s extensive Story Mode where you take on challenging rival battles in search of the elusive legendary fish.
Horse Club Adventures (27th May, $39.99) – Visit the famous Lakeside Riding Stable and experience thrilling vacations full of adventure together with Hannah, Sarah, Lisa, Sofia and their horses! Horse Club Adventures carries you off to the wonderful world that revolves around the Lakeside Riding Stable. Together with Hannah, Sarah, Lisa, Sofia and their horses, you experience lots of thrilling adventures! There is an amazing amount to discover in this open world game.
Kontrakt (27th May, $6.99) – Kontrakt is a hyper-violent action-adventure game about schizophrenia with a dark and twisted story. You will assume the role of a hitman involved in mysterious contract killing, while uncovering the dirty truth and secrets behind the City of Light. The rush of adrenaline coming after each kill will slow down time for you, turning you into an unstoppable monster. Choose the weapon of your choice and plan the assassination carefully, because quick reactions won’t be enough.
Long Ago: A Puzzle Tale (28th May, $9.99) – Long Ago: A Puzzle Tale is a relaxing puzzle game combined with a modern fairy tale told in rhyme. Experience a beautiful colorful world and follow the story of a brave princess striving for freedom and adventure when everyone around her tries to keep her in line with the status quo. A WORLD OF PUZZLES TO DISCOVER Solve intuitive puzzles, collect feathers to reveal the story, gems to unlock new levels and coins to customize how the ball you’re playing with looks.
Lost Lands: Ice Spell (FIVE-BN STUDIO, 24th May, $6.99) – Susan is back to Lost Lands in the middle of problems of epic proportions. Weather cataclysms, mythical creatures, ancient legends – these and more stands before the main heroine of the Lost Lands. “Lost Lands: Ice Spell” is a fantasy-world adventure game with lots of hidden-objects, mini-games and puzzles to solve.
LOVE – A Puzzle Box Filled with Stories (28th May, $19.99) – SCENARIO: LOVE is a puzzle game about finding the things we’ve lost in ourselves and the people who help us find them. Through interactions in both the past and present, get to know the people that live in your apartment building and the moments that define their lives – and then change them. LOVE is an experiment in storytelling that combines the rich experience of a diorama with puzzles inspired by point-and-click adventures. LOVE creates opportunities for empathy and reflection, as well as moments of classic head-scratching puzzle goodness.
Mini Car Racing (27th May, $7.99) – Mini Car Racing is an arcade fun racer up to 2 players locally. Choose between different cars and tracks. Compete in the championship mode and unlock new tracks, get the best time in time trail or just play an arcade round.
O—O (27th May, $3.49) – You are the result of a project codenamed O—O, the alter-ego, the mechanical expression of a particle of your soul. You traverse the corridors of digital reality in order to destroy the enemy of the system. The main rule of the game is not to die. Each contact of the core with the object causes your annihilation, which means returning to the last checkpoint. The number of lives per location is limited.
Off And On Again (29th May, $14.00) – “With the dawn of the internet the digital universe experienced exponential growth. The citizens basked in their new wealth and power, with access to previously unimaginable knowledge. For a while it seemed as if anything was possible. This golden age did not last. Knowledge became corrupt, much of it was lies dressed up as truth. Fear, paranoia and hate infected the world with Programs becoming jealous of the resources allocated to others. Throughout this turmoil the real threat went by unseen.
Pathway (Chucklefish, 27th May, $15.99) – In 1936, Nazi influence has spread, along with rumours of secret excavations, mysterious artefacts, and gruesome occult rituals… Assemble a bold team of adventurers and journey through the desert-wilderness. Outwit foes in strategic squad combat and locate ancient treasures before they fall into the wrong hands!
Pecaminosa – a pixel noir game (27th May, $13.99) – Pecaminosa blends the charm of pixel art and the mechanics of an Action RPG with the atmosphere of film noir. You have not seen and played anything like it. Interrogate suspects, explore a city dominated by crime and sin, and never hesitate to use your fists and guns. These are hard times in a very tough city. Customize your character’s appearance and equipment and have it evolve through the L. I. F. E. system, distributing experience points into four different parameters: Luck, Intelligence, Force and Endurance.
Pixel Head Soccer (24th May, $1.99) – Pixel Head Soccer is an action-packed soccer game where you have to use all your skills in order to push the ball towards your opponent’s goal posts. If you do that, you score. But keep in mind that your opponent is trying to do the same thing. That’s why you have to check it out for yourself and have fun for a change. It’s cool game where you really need to test your soccer skills and push them to the next level. With Pixel Head Soccer, you always get to play against the AI or your friends. Do you have what it takes to become the ultimate champion? Let’s find out today!
Port Royale 4 (Kalypso Media, 28th May, $49.99) – Set sail and join the colonial powers of Spain, England, France and the Netherlands in their fight for supremacy of the Caribbean in the 17th century. In ‘Port Royale 4’ you will take control of a colony as a young and ambitious governor who is eager to learn what it takes to manage and grow his small settlement into a bustling trader city.
Regina & Mac World (28th May, $3.99) – Regina and Mac are back in an all new, 2D adventure. On a quest to help their new friend Macbat (from Macbat 64) to find the purpose in his life, the dinosaur and the parrot jump, run, slide and dash through 100 levels filled with secrets. Can you collect all 111 golden floppies and 200 medals?
Route Me Mail and Delivery Co (28th May, $7.99) – A new delivery company has arrived on the scene! Route Me Mail and Delivery Co offers only the best in mail and parcel delivery services, 7 days a week! Complete various routes across multiple cities before your work day ends. Memorize your routes and knock them out in record time to become the best Postman that the company has ever seen. Upgrade your Postman’s abilities and buy decorations for your house at the Route Me Shop. It’s also a good idea to pay off your debts! Collect Hidden Mail and deliver Special Packages to increase your daily payout. Become the ultimate postman.
Sludge Life (Devolver Digital, 2nd Jun, $14.99) – Roam a tiny island stuck on a sludge covered planet as upcoming tagger GHOST, a breezy bandit set on staking their claim amongst the graffiti elite.
Traverse the corporately branded landscape, link up with other taggers, and steal junk and hearts along the way. Will you become the king of the island and tag every open inch, infiltrate sludge-pumping corporation GLUG, or just take it all down in flames with you?
Spy Alarm (27th May, $9.99) – Spy Alarm guards your stuff! Spy Alarm works by transmitting an invisible infra-red trip wire which if broken sounds an alarm. Switch between four different alarm sounds and as a bonus Spy Alarm comes equipped with an intruder logger which lets you see exactly when and how many times the alarm was triggered while you were away. So how does it work? Spy alarm transmits an invisible infra-red beam from IR Camera at the bottom of the right Joy-Con™, if someone or something crosses the beam, the beams bounces back to the IR Camera which then sounds the alarm. Spy Alarm works better if placed on the edge of a flat surface with a the range of up to 1 metre and even further when a white or reflective object breaks the beam.
Stray Cat Doors 2 (29th May, $16.00) – The time that I spent with you at the house, the journey at dusk, the lost city and the way back home through the white breathing snow. . . “Stray Cat Doors”‘s continuation is finally here! It’s a escape adventure game where you solve the mystery and clear each stage with a cute character. For those who have not played the previous game do not worry because you can enjoy it without problems. In this new work, you can now operate the character and explore the stage together.
Strike Daz Cans (29th May, $2.99) – Aim! Strike! Knock Down! The target of the game is knocking down the cans with as less throws as possible. This may sound easy, and it is early levels, but you’ll have to cope with moving objects in higher levels making the game increasingly difficult. The game stores your progression in persistant storage alllowing you to suspend a play and take it over whenever your want.
Sumire (27th May, $14.99) – Sumire is an indie narrative adventure, featuring a one-day journey through a picturesque Japanese village. In this enchanted place, a disenchanted girl named Sumire meets a mischievous spirit who makes her a deal to fulfill her most desired wish. But in order to see this wish come true, she must complete a series of tasks in return, before night falls and this special day reaches its end.
Trenga Unlimited (28th May, $6.99) – Choose the right pieces, place them into the tower and solve the puzzle! This is Trenga, a relaxing 3D puzzle game with a unique yet familiar mechanic. Help Kate Nemo and the cute sea creatures, challenging your friends and family or even your own brain, to complete tricky missions in the 3 beautiful worlds of this captivating underwater adventure.
Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Storm Ground (Focus Home Interactive, 27th May, $39.99) – Pick one of Storm Ground’s three factions – the stalwart Stormcast Eternals, ghoulish Nighthaunt, and putrescent Maggotkin – and lead your highly customizable forces in fast-paced, dynamic, turn-based strategic action. Fight your way across a wide variety of battlefields in the realms of Life, Death, and Metal. Every tile has tactical relevance, from valuable high ground to aethyr pools brimming with energy and ancient chests filled with secrets and rewards. Use the strengths of your army to gain the upper hand, fighting on advantageous terrain to grasp victory.
Weaving Tides (Crytivo, 27th May, $24.99) – Get ready for a cozy adventure on the back of your carpet dragon Call your Weaver and set out on a journey to explore ancient dungeons, solve puzzles, challenge quirky creatures, and unravel the great mysteries of a long-forgotten past! Weaving Tides is a charming single-player adventure set in a world of magic and textile. Ride on the back of carpet dragons and explore a stunning landscape, as you soar above and dive below the weave.
Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World (ININ Games, 28th May, $34.99) – For Wonder Boy – Asha in Monster World, the original staff from the former Westone Bit Entertainment gathered together to create a game that stays true to the spirit of the original games. The team is led, and directed, by the creator of the Wonder Boy series, Ryuichi Nishizawa and supported by Shinichi Sakamoto (sound), Maki Ōzora (character design) and Takanori Kurihara (creative management). You can’t get more Wonder Boy than that. – Read our Wonder Boy Asha in Monster World review
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!