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Shantae's Game Boy Color Adventure Arrives On Nintendo Switch This Month
Shantae's Game Boy Color Adventure Arrives On Nintendo Switch This Month
Take a trip back in time. WayForward has revealed the original Shantae for Game Boy Color will be released on Switch eShop on 22nd April. Along with an announcement on social media, it's also released a trailer showing off the original game in action on Nintendo's hybrid hardware.
The Darkside Detective: A Fumble In The Dark Will Haunt Switch This Month
The Darkside Detective: A Fumble In The Dark Will Haunt Switch This Month
Back to Twin Lakes - America’s 34th most haunted city. Back in early 2018, The Darkside Detective brought its humorous point and click adventure to the eShop.
Slapstick Comedy Rain On Your Parade Could Be Switch's Next Untitled Goose Game
Slapstick Comedy Rain On Your Parade Could Be Switch's Next Untitled Goose Game
Ruin everyone's day. Launching on Switch next week is Rain on Your Parade, a slapstick comedy title that looks like an ideal fit for fans of 2019 eShop hit, Untitled Goose Game. The game has you playing as a mischievous cloud that appears to have a single wish in life: to create absolute mayhem.
KEMCO RPG Asdivine Cross Arrives on Switch Very Soon
KEMCO RPG Asdivine Cross Arrives on Switch Very Soon
Save the world, you know the drill. If any publisher has cornered the eShop market in affordable download fantasy RPGs, it's KEMCO, and it has supported developer EXE-CREATE with seven releases, five of them on Nintendo Switch. The latest to be confirmed for Switch eShop is Asdivine Cross, which was actually previously released on the 3DS eShop; it's the first of the series to get the remaster treatment on Nintendo's platforms.
Skyland Rush: Air Raid Attack Is A Cutesy Take On Bullet Hell, And It's A Switch Console Exclusive
Skyland Rush: Air Raid Attack Is A Cutesy Take On Bullet Hell, And It's A Switch Console Exclusive
Can you survive? While bullet hell shmups are usually all about retro-style pixel art depicting dark, foreboding locations, this upcoming eShop release discards all that for something a little different. Skyland Rush - Air Raid Attack has all the devils, witches, monsters, and more that you might expect, but throws them all into a cutesy visual pot that's a little easier on the eye.
Every Single Bethesda Game On Switch Is Currently On Sale (Europe)
Every Single Bethesda Game On Switch Is Currently On Sale (Europe)
Including DOOM Eternal for just £25. If you still haven't taken the plunge on Switch's fantastic library of DOOM games, or if you're hoping to pick up a collection of Bethesda greats for a good price, you'll want to check out the publisher's latest eShop sale. For a limited time, every single Bethesda title available on Nintendo's platform has been reduced by 50% across Europe.
The Last Cube Is A Dramatic Name For An Interesting Puzzle Adventure
The Last Cube Is A Dramatic Name For An Interesting Puzzle Adventure
Game³. Back in the 3DS and Wii U eShop days there was a re-release of a Two Tribes classic called EDGE, in which you 'rolled' a cube around and solved puzzles.
Indie Metroidvania Blasphemous Is Getting The Deluxe Physical Switch Release It Deserves
Indie Metroidvania Blasphemous Is Getting The Deluxe Physical Switch Release It Deserves
Complete with soundtrack, poster and more. Blasphemous, one of the better Metroid/Souls-like experiences you'll find on the Switch eShop, is being treated to a deluxe physical edition thanks to Sold Out. The new release hits retailers on 29th June, with pre-orders set to appear at select stores in the near future.
Curse Of The Dead Gods Will Have Dead Cells Crossover DLC In A Free Update
Curse Of The Dead Gods Will Have Dead Cells Crossover DLC In A Free Update
Deadly. Curse of the Dead Gods arrived on Nintendo Switch eShop earlier this year, and it's a pretty good roguelite that's certainly worth considering.
Elder Scrolls-Like RPG Ravensword: Shadowlands Launches On Switch This Week
Elder Scrolls-Like RPG Ravensword: Shadowlands Launches On Switch This Week
An inexpensive Skyrim alternative. Ravensword: Shadowlands, an RPG from Ratalaika Games and developer Crescent Moon Games, is launching on the Nintendo Switch eShop on Friday 9th April. The game has players setting off on a journey through a variety of landscapes, taking up weapons and spells as you battle vicious enemies along the way, and riding horses or flying mounts as you progress through a fantasy adventure.
The Nintendo eShop Is Currently Down Due To
The Nintendo eShop Is Currently Down Due To "Emergency Maintenance"
Update: And it's back? Update (Tue 6th Apr, 2021 15:35 BST): Unless our eyes are deceiving us, the eShop is now back up and running in both Europe and North America.
Limited Run Will Be Publishing Save Me Mr Tako: Definitive Edition On Consoles
Limited Run Will Be Publishing Save Me Mr Tako: Definitive Edition On Consoles
More details to be revealed soon. Back in 2018, there was mention of the Game Boy-inspired adventure Save Me Mr Tako: Tasukete Tako-San getting a physical release if there was enough interest. It's been a bumpy ride since then - with the game even delisted on the eShop, but now, it's bounced back. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Get three Oddworld games on one Switch cartridge with The Oddworld: Collection
Get three Oddworld games on one Switch cartridge with The Oddworld: Collection
The Oddworld: Collection will launch on Nintendo Switch on 27th May. The bundle - which includes Oddword: New'n'Tasty, Oddworld: Munch's Oddysee, and Oddworld: Stranger's Wrath - was announced on 1st April, leaving some fans uncertain if the news was real or an elaborate April's Fool joke, particularly as all games are already available separately on the Nintendo eShop.
Feature: Nintendo Life eShop Selects - March 2021
Feature: Nintendo Life eShop Selects - March 2021
March's best Switch eShop games! Last month, we celebrated the Switch's fourth anniversary on the market.
Mini Review: Densha de Go! Hashiro Yamanote Line - Yes, You Just Drive A Train
Mini Review: Densha de Go! Hashiro Yamanote Line - Yes, You Just Drive A Train
Come on, baby, do the locomotion. The eShop trailer for Densha de Go!! Hashirou Yamanote Sen (“Go by train! Drive the Yamanote line”) is just a guy singing “Densha de Go!” repeatedly while trains drive.
Arika Announces Fighting EX Layer: Another Dash For Nintendo Switch
Arika Announces Fighting EX Layer: Another Dash For Nintendo Switch
Update: Releasing locally later this month. Update : Fighting EX Layer: Another Dash is now available on the Switch eShop in Japan and will arrive in Europe and North America on 15th April.
Feature: Intriguing Switch eShop Games That Caught Our Eye - 31st March
Feature: Intriguing Switch eShop Games That Caught Our Eye - 31st March
Looking for hidden gems. If there's one painful lesson this scribe learnt in three years of 'Indie publishing', it's that getting noticed is an existential challenge.
Moon Raider Brings More Metroidvania Action To Switch On April 23rd
Moon Raider Brings More Metroidvania Action To Switch On April 23rd
"save the moon from itself". Seeking a new but familiar-feeling Metroidvania you can play on your Nintendo Switch? Then you might want to keep an eye out for the cute pixel adventure, Moon Raider, arriving on the Switch eShop next month. You'll take control of Ava, the young daughter of the brilliant-but-aging scientists Dr Cavor and Selene (former queen of the moon).
Unto The End Update Adds 'Passive Run' Opportunities for Peaceful Warriors
Unto The End Update Adds 'Passive Run' Opportunities for Peaceful Warriors
Bravely run away. Unto The End arrived on Nintendo Switch eShop late last year, and it's an intriguing title from developer 2 Ton Studios.
Reminder: Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light Disappears Very Soon
Reminder: Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light Disappears Very Soon
The darkness is coming. It's not just Mario that inexplicably suffers a cull on 31st March; you'd be excused for forgetting that another Nintendo title is due to drop off the Switch eShop at the end of this month. Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon & the Blade of Light is in its final hours on the store; it was pretty big news when it was announced and then finally released on 4th December last year. Pre
The Game Of Life 2 Goes For A Spin On Switch eShop Today
The Game Of Life 2 Goes For A Spin On Switch eShop Today
Press A,B,B,A to start. Nintendo's systems have attracted their share of board game conversions over the years, and the Switch has been particularly well suited to the genre.
C14 Dating Is A New Otome Dating Sim Looking For Love On Switch Next Week
C14 Dating Is A New Otome Dating Sim Looking For Love On Switch Next Week
With bonus, optional minigames. Ratalaika Games and developer Winter Wolves Games have announced that C14 Dating will be swooning over the Switch eShop next week. The game is an otome dating sim that's said to combine friendships, love, and archaeology?! Players will take on the role of third-year anthropology student Melissa Flores who travels from her home state of California to take part in a summer archaeological internship in Belgium. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Nintendo Download: 25th March (North America)
Nintendo Download: 25th March (North America)
Monster Hunter! Balan Wonderworld! Narita Boy! The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region.
Smelter Blends Side-Scrolling Action With Top-Down Strategy, And It's Coming To Switch
Smelter Blends Side-Scrolling Action With Top-Down Strategy, And It's Coming To Switch
April release date locked in. Launching on the Nintendo Switch eShop next month is Smelter, a game that looks like your usual side-scrolling platformer on the surface, but mixes things up with a strategy twist. Inspired by 16-bt era classics, this one has you playing as Eve – you know, as in the Garden of Eden's Eve – as you head out on a quest to "expand your empire in a desperate journey to find Adam".
TY The Tasmanian Tiger 2 HD Launches On The Switch eShop Next Week
TY The Tasmanian Tiger 2 HD Launches On The Switch eShop Next Week
Fair dinkum, mate. Krome Studios has announced its Kickstarter project TY The Tasmanian Tiger 2: Bush Rescue HD will land on the Nintendo Switch eShop next week on 30th and 31st March. "The time has come to talk about the release dates for TY2HD on Nintendo Switch systems.
There's Still One Way To Get Super Mario 3D All-Stars' Digital Version After 31st March
There's Still One Way To Get Super Mario 3D All-Stars' Digital Version After 31st March
For a while, at least. Yes, we know it, you know it, everybody probably knows it by now – Super Mario 3D All-Stars is being obliterated by the Nintendo gods on 31st March. On that day, physical versions of the game will be removed from all official Nintendo outlets, and the digital version will also be pulled from the eShop.
Super Mario 3D All-Stars Retail Download Codes Will Still Work After March 31
Super Mario 3D All-Stars Retail Download Codes Will Still Work After March 31
Nintendo has confirmed the retail download codes for Super Mario 3D All-Stars will still work after March 31, the day the game will be removed from the Nintendo Switch eShop.
This is it, Nintendo kills Super Mario 3D All-Stars in one week
This is it, Nintendo kills Super Mario 3D All-Stars in one week
The time has come. If you've been holding off on a purchase of Super Mario 3D All-Stars for Nintendo Switch, you have just one week left to play into Nintendo's artificially-induced FOMO and purchase a copy - or miss out forever. Nintendo will delete its compilation of Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine and Super Mario Galaxy from the Switch eShop servers on 31st March.
Disney Art Academy Is Being Removed From The 3DS eShop At The End Of March
Disney Art Academy Is Being Removed From The 3DS eShop At The End Of March
It was nice knowing you, Mickey. Mario purge day is coming, and now to add to the list of things getting taken down at the end of this month, we've got Disney Art Academy, which will be discontinued on 30th March. Nintendo's Japanese customer support shared this information on Twitter.
Get Up To 75% Off With These Switch eShop Offers (North America)
Get Up To 75% Off With These Switch eShop Offers (North America)
2K Games, BIT.TRIP, and several indie hits included in latest offers. We're not lacking for choice with eShop sales currently.
Capcom Switch And 3DS Sale Discounts Monster Hunter, Mega Man, Resident Evil And More (North America)
Capcom Switch And 3DS Sale Discounts Monster Hunter, Mega Man, Resident Evil And More (North America)
Up to 60% off! Joining Ubisoft with its current Switch eShop sale, Capcom has kicked off its own set of discounts across both the Nintendo Switch and 3DS systems. This new publisher sale takes up to 60% off a range of top games, including titles from popular series like Monster Hunter, Resident Evil, Devil May Cry and more. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Ubisoft Switch Sale Takes Up To 83% Off Top Games (North America)
Ubisoft Switch Sale Takes Up To 83% Off Top Games (North America)
Mario + Rabbids, Just Dance, Assassin's Creed and more! Publisher Ubisoft has kicked off a brand new sale on the Nintendo Switch eShop, giving you the chance to pick up a number of digital games at very welcome prices. There's a range of deals on offer, with the highest reaching a whopping 83% off.
Nintendo Download: 18th March (Europe)
Nintendo Download: 18th March (Europe)
Plants vs Zombies! Kingdoms of Amalur! Root Film! The latest Nintendo Download update for Europe has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region.
Nintendo Download: 18th March (North America)
Nintendo Download: 18th March (North America)
Plants vs. Zombies, Tales from the Borderlands and Story of Seasons! The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region.
Surprise! A Hatsune Miku Picross Game Is Out Now On The Switch eShop
Surprise! A Hatsune Miku Picross Game Is Out Now On The Switch eShop
Buy now and get 25% off. Crypton Future Media has surprised fans of the Japanese pop sensation, Hatsune Miku, with the release of the puzzle/picross game Hatsune Miku Logic Paint S on the Switch eShop. At the moment, it's only available in Japan and Australia and is available for 1,500 yen / $13.50 AUD.
Reminder: Super Mario 3D All-Stars Leaves The eShop On March 31st
Reminder: Super Mario 3D All-Stars Leaves The eShop On March 31st
Thanks, Nintendo... It's March, and that means Nintendo is soon removing everything under the sun that's related to Super Mario.
Square Enix's Spring 2021 Sale Offers Big Discounts On Switch And 3DS
Square Enix's Spring 2021 Sale Offers Big Discounts On Switch And 3DS
Final Fantasy! Dragon Quest! Star Ocean! Spring is almost here, and what better way to celebrate this occasion than with a new eShop sale.
Run-And-Gun Shooter Mighty Goose Takes Aim At Untitled Goose Game's Waterfowl Crown
Run-And-Gun Shooter Mighty Goose Takes Aim At Untitled Goose Game's Waterfowl Crown
Can the eShop handle another pesky goose? The adorable Untitled Goose Game has already become a champion of gaming geese on the Switch eShop, but there's always room for one more, right? This spring sees the launch of Mighty Goose, a fast-paced run-and-gun shooter from Blastmode Games and Playism.
Run-And-Gun Shooter Mighty Goose Takes Aim At Untitled Goose Game's Waterfowl Crown
Run-And-Gun Shooter Mighty Goose Takes Aim At Untitled Goose Game's Waterfowl Crown
Can the eShop handle another pesky goose? The adorable Untitled Goose Game has already become a champion of gaming geese on the Switch eShop, but there's always room for one more, right? This spring sees the launch of Mighty Goose, a fast-paced run-and-gun shooter from Blastmode Games and Playism.
Square Enix's Spring 2021 Sale Offers Big Discounts On Switch And 3DS
Square Enix's Spring 2021 Sale Offers Big Discounts On Switch And 3DS
Final Fantasy! Dragon Quest! Star Ocean! Spring is almost here, and what better way to celebrate this occasion than with a new eShop sale.
Mario Maker 2 and Paper Mario: The Origami King are 35% off at the Nintendo eShop
Mario Maker 2 and Paper Mario: The Origami King are 35% off at the Nintendo eShop
Mario Day may have been and gone but the party hasn't stopped at the Nintendo eShop where two of the mascot's top Switch games are now reduced by 35 per cent. Both Super Mario Maker 2 and Paper Mario: The Origami King are now £32.49.
Nintendo Download: 11th March (Europe)
Nintendo Download: 11th March (Europe)
Crash! WRC 9! A-Train! The latest Nintendo Download update for Europe has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region.
Nintendo Download: 11th March (North America)
Nintendo Download: 11th March (North America)
Crash Bandicoot 4, Stubbs the Zombie and WRC 9! The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region.
Beach Buggy Racing 2: Island Adventure Speeds Onto Switch Next Week
Beach Buggy Racing 2: Island Adventure Speeds Onto Switch Next Week
Explore a "massive interactive map". Launching next week on the Nintendo Switch eShop is Beach Buggy Racing 2: Island Adventure, an action-packed kart racer developed by Vector Unit. With all the kart racer elements you'd expect like split-screen racing, multi-event Championships, skill-based modes and more, this new entry looks to be a bigger and bolder sequel to 2017's Beach Buggy Racing.
Review: Dariusburst Another Chronicle EX + - A Slightly Disappointing Port Of A Modern Arcade Classic
Review: Dariusburst Another Chronicle EX + - A Slightly Disappointing Port Of A Modern Arcade Classic
The Life Aquatic. Editor's note: G-Darius HD and Dariusburst Another Chronicle EX + are currently available individually on the Japanese Switch eShop, but are also part of the Darius Cozmic Revelation physical package.
Nintendo Reveals The Top 15 Most-Downloaded Switch Games In February 2021 (Europe)
Nintendo Reveals The Top 15 Most-Downloaded Switch Games In February 2021 (Europe)
The eShop's biggest games. Nintendo has shared an updated list of Europe's most-downloaded Switch eShop games, revealing which titles were the most popular during February 2021. It's perhaps no surprise to see that Nintendo's very own Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury has gone straight in at number one after launching on the 12th of the month.
Nintendo Download: 4th March (Europe)
Nintendo Download: 4th March (Europe)
Harvest Moon: One World, Monster Jam Steel Titans 2 & Sea of Solitude. The latest Nintendo Download update for Europe has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As
Nintendo Download: 4th March (North America)
Nintendo Download: 4th March (North America)
Apex Legends, Sea of Solitude and Gnosia. The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region.
Review: G-Darius HD - A True Shmup Legend Reimagined For The High-Def Era
Review: G-Darius HD - A True Shmup Legend Reimagined For The High-Def Era
Gz and Hustlas. Editor's note: G-Darius HD and Dariusburst Another Chronicle EX + are currently available individually on the Japanese Switch eShop, but are also part of the Darius Cozmic Revelation physical package.
'Doug Hates His Job' Lands On Switch This Week, Thankfully Not About Nintendo's President
'Doug Hates His Job' Lands On Switch This Week, Thankfully Not About Nintendo's President
Well, hopefully anyway... You might spot a brand new game appearing on the Switch eShop later this week called Doug Hates His Job, but don't worry – we have it on good authority that it isn't a desperate plea for help from Nintendo of America president Doug Bowser.
Robotech: The Macross Saga HD Edition Just Stealth-Dropped On The Nintendo Switch eShop
Robotech: The Macross Saga HD Edition Just Stealth-Dropped On The Nintendo Switch eShop
"Squadron, prepare for battle". Anime fans will have very mixed feelings about the Robotech series; while it served as an introduction to Japanese animation for many during the '80s, it is also seen as a butchering of famous franchises (Macross being one) which is a reminder of how poorly localised anime was handled at one point in time. Whatever your opinion on the series, Robotech: The Macross Saga HD Edition has just stealth-dropped on the Australian Switch eShop.
Feature: Nintendo Life eShop Selects - February 2021
Feature: Nintendo Life eShop Selects - February 2021
February's best Switch eShop games! Can you believe we're already two months into the year?! Well, thankfully, no matter how quickly time passes by, the Switch eShop seems to offer up dose after dose of great digital content to enjoy and February was no different. These awards aim to celebrate the best of Nintendo's digital store, giving some love and attention to the games that could so easily be missed in the Switch's ever-growing library. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
SNK's Guerrilla War Is This Week's Switch eShop Arcade Archives Release
SNK's Guerrilla War Is This Week's Switch eShop Arcade Archives Release
Out now. As we near the end of February, this week's Arcade Archives release from Hamster is Guerrilla War. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Nintendo Download: 25th February (North America)
Nintendo Download: 25th February (North America)
Ghosts ’n Goblins Resurrection & Bravely Default II. The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As
Nintendo Download: 25th February (Europe)
Nintendo Download: 25th February (Europe)
Bravely Default II! Persona 5 Strikers! Taxi Chaos! The latest Nintendo Download update for Europe has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region.
Nightdive Studios Adds Online Multiplayer To The Switch Version Of Turok 2
Nightdive Studios Adds Online Multiplayer To The Switch Version Of Turok 2
Join the hunt today. When a remaster of the N64 classic Turok 2: Seeds of Evil arrived on the eShop in 2019, multiplayer was nowhere in sight. At the time of release, developer Nightdive Studios said it was planning on continuing to support and update the title, as it did with all of its releases.
Save Up to 88% As CFK Announces Publisher Sale On Switch
Save Up to 88% As CFK Announces Publisher Sale On Switch
From NEKOPARA to Wonder Boy. There's been no end of deals on the Switch eShop lately, so we're not surprised another publisher is launching its own promotion.
Horned Knight Brings Challenging 2D Platforming To Switch This Week
Horned Knight Brings Challenging 2D Platforming To Switch This Week
Out on Friday with a 20% discount! Launching later this week on Nintendo Switch is Horned Knight, a "challenging" 2D action-platformer from 2Awesome Studio – the team behind games like Lost Wing, Dimension Drive, and BFF or Die. It's out on PlayStation today, with an Xbox release coming tomorrow and the Switch release rounding off the week on Friday 26th; it'll be available on the eShop from that date for 5.99€ with a 20% discount.
Blizzard Arcade Collection Announced For Nintendo Switch, Out Today On The eShop
Blizzard Arcade Collection Announced For Nintendo Switch, Out Today On The eShop
A blast from the past. This year's BlizzCon has just kicked off and Blizzard has announced the Blizzard Arcade Collection.
Our Top Picks From The Games In The Current Eshop Sale
Our Top Picks From The Games In The Current Eshop Sale
Ni No Kuni! Superhot! Bioshock! Among Us! So, what are you in the market for? We've got whatever it is you crave.
Open World Vaporwave Detective Game, Paradise Killer, Is 30% Off On Switch
Open World Vaporwave Detective Game, Paradise Killer, Is 30% Off On Switch
Whodunnit? Probably the developers, we'd guess. You may not have heard of Paradise Killer, the cult-favourite that secured a few GOTY nominations last year thanks to its excellent writing and bizarro cast of characters, but that's ok - it's best if you go into it completely blind, anyway. Fans of Ace Attorney and Danganronpa will love the mystery solving, and fans of good deals will love its price - it's currently 30% off on the Switch eShop, taking it from £15.49 to £10.84. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
The Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Will Feature amiibo Support, File Size Revealed
The Legend Of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD Will Feature amiibo Support, File Size Revealed
Launching on Switch this summer. We might not have received the Breath of the Wild 2 news we were hoping for during yesterday's Nintendo Direct, but series producer Eiji Aonuma did reveal that The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD would be arriving on Switch later this year. Now, thanks to an eShop listing popping up for the new title, we can start to dig into some new details for the upcoming remaster.
Nintendo Switch eShop Digital Deals sale gets underway
Nintendo Switch eShop Digital Deals sale gets underway
Hot off last night's Nintendo Direct where we were thrilled/disappointed (delete as appropriate) to hear that The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD is coming to Switch later this year, the Nintendo eShop has just kicked off a new round of Digital Deals.
Nintendo Download: 18th February (Europe)
Nintendo Download: 18th February (Europe)
Azur Lane! Thomas Was Alone! Cathedral! The latest Nintendo Download update for Europe has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region.
Nintendo Download: 18th February (North America)
Nintendo Download: 18th February (North America)
Cathedral, Capcom Arcade Stadium, Persona 5 Strikers! The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region.
Switch Exclusive Project Triangle Strategy Looks Set To Scratch That Final Fantasy Tactics Itch
Switch Exclusive Project Triangle Strategy Looks Set To Scratch That Final Fantasy Tactics Itch
Coming 2022, but you can play the demo now. Square Enix has just lifted the lid on its next turn-based tactical epic, which has the working title Project Triangle Strategy. Looking like a cross between Final Fantasy Tactics and Octopath Traveler, this Switch exclusive is expected to launch in 2022, but a free demo will be available to download on the eShop later today. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Nintendo Announces 'Digital Deals' Sale, Up To 75% Off (Europe)
Nintendo Announces 'Digital Deals' Sale, Up To 75% Off (Europe)
Ten-day sale kicks off soon. Nintendo of Europe has announced plans to host a 'Digital Deals' sale on the Nintendo eShop this week, with savings of up to 75% set to be available. The sale will kick off on Thursday 18th February at 2pm GMT / 3pm CET.
Layoffs Hit Peter Molyneux's Studio 22cans
Layoffs Hit Peter Molyneux's Studio 22cans
"Development at the studio is continuing". UK developer 22cans – the studio responsible for the Switch eShop title The Trail: Frontier Challenge – has been hit with layoffs, GamesIndustry.biz reports. Founded in 2012 by Populous and Fable creator Peter Molyneux, 22cans has produced four games so far, including Curiosity: What's Inside the Cube? and Godus.
Crash Bandicoot 4 Switch eShop File Size Revealed
Crash Bandicoot 4 Switch eShop File Size Revealed
Go digital and score some "Totally Tubular Skins". After multiple reports and rumours, earlier this week, Activision finally made it official - announcing Crash Bandicoot 4: It's About Time for the Nintendo Switch.
Bandai Namco Switch Sale Discounts Anime And Arcade Games, JRPGs And More (North America)
Bandai Namco Switch Sale Discounts Anime And Arcade Games, JRPGs And More (North America)
Up to 84% off! Once again, Bandai Namco has kicked off a tasty sale on the Nintendo Switch eShop in North America. With discounts reaching as high as 84%, there's hopefully something for everyone in the full list of discounted titles below.
Nintendo Download: 11th February (North America)
Nintendo Download: 11th February (North America)
Bowser's Fury, Little Nightmares II & UnderMine. The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As
Nintendo Download: 11th February (Europe)
Nintendo Download: 11th February (Europe)
Mario 3D World! Little Nightmares II! Gal*Gun Returns! The latest Nintendo Download update for Europe has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region.
Get Radical As Skate City Flips And Grinds Onto Switch Soon
Get Radical As Skate City Flips And Grinds Onto Switch Soon
Totally tubular. Publisher Snowman recently brought the rather lovely The Alto Collection to the Switch eShop after enjoying great popularity on smart devices.
#DRIVE Is A Gorgeous Endless-Driver Game Inspired By '80s Action Films
#DRIVE Is A Gorgeous Endless-Driver Game Inspired By '80s Action Films
And it's coming to Switch next week. Racing onto the Nintendo Switch eShop next week is #DRIVE, an endless driver game inspired by road and action movies from the '70s and '80s. The game has you selecting a car and place before simply hitting the road – just "try not to hit anything else," the press release says.
Monster Hunter Rise Producer Says You'll Have To
Monster Hunter Rise Producer Says You'll Have To "Get Used" To The New Wirebug Feature
"It'll take some time". We're over a month away from Monster Hunter Rise and – though the demo was recently removed from the Switch eShop – Capcom has been in full swing promoting its latest entry. Despite a mostly positive reception, a few issues were spotted and there have been concerns about Rise's new gameplay mechanic, the Wirebug, which some believe seems rather complicated. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Feature: Curse Of The Dead Gods Devs On Early Access, Switch Challenges, And Hades Comparisons
Feature: Curse Of The Dead Gods Devs On Early Access, Switch Challenges, And Hades Comparisons
"One can only be flattered by such a comparison". Fans of the roguelike and roguelite genre have had some real gems to enjoy over the last couple of years, with excellent games like Dead Cells and last year's award-sweeping Hades serving up some incredibly satisfying run-based dungeon-crawling on Switch. Curse of the Dead Gods is another example that's been steadily building its fanbase in Early Access on Steam for some time now, and developer Passtech Games is bringing its crunchy, punchy combat and lovely particle effects to a Nintendo system near you very soon — it's launching on Switch eShop on 23rd February.
Select Arcade Archives Games Are Currently On Sale On The Switch eShop
Select Arcade Archives Games Are Currently On Sale On The Switch eShop
Get 'em while you can. If you feel like some retro gaming action this weekend, there's currently a sale taking place on the Switch eShop (in both North America and Europe) that features a number of Hamster's Arcade Archives releases. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
SNK Vs. Capcom, One Of Video Gaming's Greatest Crossovers, Is Coming To Switch
SNK Vs. Capcom, One Of Video Gaming's Greatest Crossovers, Is Coming To Switch
Update: SNK vs Capcom eShop release confirmed. Update: It's officially happening: Original Story : Back in the '90s, the sheer notion of Capcom and SNK working together was as unlikely as Sega and Nintendo putting down their weapons and making friends (like that would ever happen, right?!).
Looks Like One Of Video Gaming's Greatest Crossovers Is Coming To Switch
Looks Like One Of Video Gaming's Greatest Crossovers Is Coming To Switch
Update: SNK vs Capcom eShop release confirmed. Update: It's officially happening: Original Story : Back in the '90s, the sheer notion of Capcom and SNK working together was as unlikely as Sega and Nintendo putting down their weapons and making friends (like that would ever happen, right?!).
Nintendo Reveals The Top 15 Most-Downloaded Switch Games In January 2021 (Europe)
Nintendo Reveals The Top 15 Most-Downloaded Switch Games In January 2021 (Europe)
The eShop's biggest games. Nintendo has shared an updated list of Europe's most-downloaded Switch eShop games, revealing which titles were the most popular during January 2021. Online multiplayer sensation Among Us has managed to claim top spot for the second week in a row; just like last month, the game managed to fend off the ever-popular Minecraft to seal the victory.
Nintendo Download: 4th February (North America)
Nintendo Download: 4th February (North America)
Blue Fire, Haven and Skyforge! The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region.
Nintendo Download: 4th February (Europe)
Nintendo Download: 4th February (Europe)
Re:ZERO! Skyforge! Haven! The latest Nintendo Download update for Europe has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region.
Jaleco's Ninja Kazan Is This Week's Arcade Archives Release
Jaleco's Ninja Kazan Is This Week's Arcade Archives Release
Become a "master of the ninja arts". Hamster is bringing some old-school ninja action to the Switch eShop this week, with its Arcade Archives release Ninja Kazan. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Nintendo Indie World Star SkateBIRD Gets New Trailer Showing Off Unseen Rooftop Level
Nintendo Indie World Star SkateBIRD Gets New Trailer Showing Off Unseen Rooftop Level
And a demo arrives on Steam today. Glass Bottom Games, the indie game developer behind SkateBIRD, has shared a brand new trailer which shows off a previously unseen level from the game. You might remember SkateBIRD as one of the stars of the December 2019 Indie World Showcase – it was originally planned to kickflip onto to Switch eShop in 2020, but has since been pushed back.
Much-Loved Indie Platformer Thomas Was Alone Is Making The Jump To Switch
Much-Loved Indie Platformer Thomas Was Alone Is Making The Jump To Switch
Update: February release confirmed. Update: A Nintendo eShop listing has now confirmed that Thomas Was Alone will launch on Switch on 19th February.
Review: Tadpole Treble Encore - A Must-Buy For Fans Of Rhythm Games
Review: Tadpole Treble Encore - A Must-Buy For Fans Of Rhythm Games
Still pretty sharp. In August of 2016, the rapidly-declining Wii U eShop was graced by the release of a neat little indie game called Tadpole Treble.
Feature: Nintendo Life eShop Selects - January 2021
Feature: Nintendo Life eShop Selects - January 2021
January's best Switch eShop games! With a brand new year comes brand new Switch games, and while January is traditionally a quiet month for new releases, there were still some absolute crackers to enjoy this time around. These awards aim to celebrate the best of Nintendo's digital store, giving some love and attention to the games that could so easily be missed in the Switch's ever-growing library. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Reminder: Enjoy Capcom's
Reminder: Enjoy Capcom's "Limited Time" Monster Hunter Rise Demo While You Still Can
"less than 24 hours" remain. Earlier this month, Capcom launched a special demo for its highly anticipated Switch release, Monster Hunter Rise. While there were some teething issues when the demo went live on the eShop, things were eventually sorted out and the good majority of players have had a blast since then with the game's online and local co-op multiplayer. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Reminder: You Can Now Download A Demo Of Immortals Fenyx Rising From The Switch eShop
Reminder: You Can Now Download A Demo Of Immortals Fenyx Rising From The Switch eShop
"Come get a taste of Fenyx’s godly powers". In case you missed it, Ubisoft has now released a demo for Immortals Fenyx Rising on the Nintendo Switch eShop. This free demo has been released alongside the game's first DLC expansion and appears to be the same one originally launched on Google Stadia. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Video: We're Not All That Impressed With Balan Wonderworld's Free Demo
Video: We're Not All That Impressed With Balan Wonderworld's Free Demo
2002 called. Balan Wonderworld's free demo has landed on the Switch eShop, and after a bit of hesitant excitement for the game, we were keen to get our hands on this freebie to see what Yuji Naka's been cooking up.
New Christmas Game Appears On The eShop - But Only On Wii U, And In January
New Christmas Game Appears On The eShop - But Only On Wii U, And In January
Launching "super early for 2021 holidays". Launching almost as far away from the upcoming holiday season as is possible, a brand new Christmas-themed game has appeared on the Nintendo eShop today.
Nintendo Download: 28th January (Europe)
Nintendo Download: 28th January (Europe)
Atelier Ryza 2! Cyber Shadow! Olija! The latest Nintendo Download update for Europe has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region.
Nintendo Download: 28th January (North America)
Nintendo Download: 28th January (North America)
Olija, Citizens Unite and Gods Will Fall. The latest Nintendo Download update for North America has arrived, and it's bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region.
Mario Tennis Has Some Competition As Gachinco Tennis S Hits The Japanese Switch eShop
Mario Tennis Has Some Competition As Gachinco Tennis S Hits The Japanese Switch eShop
Features tag-team matches and a "Berserker" mode. Serious tennis games are all well and good, but there's definitely room for more light-hearted takes on the sport, as Mario Tennis Aces proves.
Scrolling Shooter Halley's Comet Is Hamster's Latest Arcade Archives Release
Scrolling Shooter Halley's Comet Is Hamster's Latest Arcade Archives Release
Save the solar system. Hamster's latest Arcade Archives release on the Switch eShop this week is Halley's Comet. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Among Us Estimated To Have Sold 3.2 Million Copies On Switch In Launch Month
Among Us Estimated To Have Sold 3.2 Million Copies On Switch In Launch Month
That's a lot of imposters. Smash hit multiplayer game Among Us got a surprise release on the Nintendo Switch last December following an indie showcase and ever since it's been at the top of the eShop charts.
Here Are The Switch eShop's Best-Selling Games Of December 2020 (Japan)
Here Are The Switch eShop's Best-Selling Games Of December 2020 (Japan)
Among Us couldn't quite claim top spot. Nintendo has released an updated list of its best-selling titles in Japan, this time covering December 2020. Below, you'll find a list of the 20 best-selling games on the Japanese eShop last month.