The latest Nintendo Download Europe update has arrived, and it brings a plethora of new games to the online store in your area. As always, be sure to vote on our poll and comment below on your potential picks for the week. Enjoy!
Switch eShop – New Releases
Pocket for 8 and 9 balls (SuperPowerUpGames, Dec 24, £ 10.79 / € 11.99) – 8 & 9 Ball Pocket offers you eight ball pool and nine ball pool, also known as American billiards. You can compete with 4 friends or against the AI in Versus mode, or challenge the best in the world in Arcade mode, where you can take combos and score points to become number 1 in the online rankings. All this takes place in an environment with great graphics and jazz music.
American man (GAME NACIONAL, December 25, £ 8.99 / € 9.99) – Help a real American hero defeat the evil forces of foreign countries that have taken control of poor animals, transforming them into terrible soldiers through advanced genetic experiments. This human strength, or rather “animal strength”, constitutes the most ferocious army against a one-man army that could ever exist. This man is known as an American.
Carebotz (Peter Takach, Dec 20, £ 13.49 / € 14.99) – Carebotz is a two-stick arena shooter spiced up with metroidvania elements. You control the BIBZ, a small tech droid. Collect tons of blueprints, navigate narrow corridors, customize your toolbox, learn to take advantage of gravity, upgrade, repair and face many different types of enemies! The journey is full of secrets and surprises. Explore the plant carefully, as danger lurks everywhere, avoid deadly obstacles using your hovering engine. The levels require exploration, and often patience and exploration are the keys to survival.
Cold silence (TERNOX, December 26, £ 4.49 / € 4.99) – Minimalistic survival horror platformer in the snowy mountains. Follow the mysterious voice from the radio, fight your fears and reveal the truth!
Spooky balls (D-Lo Games, December 20, £ 3.99 / € 3.99) – Help the mysterious cat lead the pumpkin to the final goal. To do this, you need to collect all the balls of the same color together in order to pass. The more you get, the better. There are no limits!
Gardener’s path (Ratalaika Games, December 22, £ 3.99 / € 3.99) – Gardener’s Path is a turn-based top-down puzzle game about fighting giant insects and protecting underground gardens. Solve ever more challenging puzzles scattered across 60 handcrafted gardens, each with their own friends and foes. Take advantage of the battle with powerful artifacts that allow you to travel through time and perform elemental attacks. Do your duty as a gardener and fight giant insect pests to protect your loved ones.
Horatio goes snowboarding (eastasiasoft, 22 Dec, £ 5.03 / € 5.59) – Paying homage to classic cross-country skiing and winter sports of the past, Horation Goes Snowboarding is a simple and addictive arcade-style game focused exclusively on immersive gameplay, with no storyline or complex mechanics that burden it! Start each run with a ton of cash and the urge to snowboard, then grab your board and head to the waiting helicopter, avoiding any other path.
Horror & Sports Pinball (SuperPowerUpGames, Dec 24, £ 13.49 / € 14.99) – Enjoy 6 games in one with perfect replay of real pinball machines with all kinds of graphic details and sounds. Uncover all the secrets, great challenges await in these exciting games. Complete all missions and become the number 1 in the world or the best among your friends by posting your highscore on the online leaderboard.
Jigsaw: greatest cities (Mindscape, Dec 23, £ 8.66 / € 9.99) – Enjoy 100 hand-picked, high-quality city views from around the world for your challenges. Resize the puzzle to increase the difficulty and solve puzzles up to 600 pieces. You can also play with 4 players to solve puzzles together!
Lynn, The Girl Drawn on Puzzles (CFK, Dec 23, £ 5.93 / € 6.56) – Once upon a time, when monsters and ghosts were seen in the human world. … … … … … Once the goddess of plague crept into the village and infected people with her pest – smallpox. There was a country boy who fell ill with a plague that cannot be cured. His sister, the only family, has heard of the Fox Ball and its mystical light that can heal the sick. So she climbed the mountain to the abandoned house where the Fox is said to have lived.
Three in a row pirates 2 (Denda Games, 20 December, £ 6.49 / € 7.49) – After Bobby freed all the pirates from the clutches of the ruthless Davy Jones, the pirates are finally enjoying a free life. They feel at home on their happy island, but without the joyful, carefree laughter of children, it is terribly quiet on Pirate Island. Suddenly, smart Bobby comes up with a brilliant idea. The pirate captain proposes to build a theme park in the pirate world. This will be a 100% guarantee that laughter and joy will be on the whole island. Help the pirates build an amazing amusement park in this fun match 3 game to transform the island into a world full of adventure and fun!
Merry christmas snow bubble (FuriouSoftPhoenix, December 24, £ 5.39 / € 5.99) – Create mythical *** Christmas *** characters as you play by matching bubbles of the same color. You can compose Combo or receive various special Boosts such as Guided Missile, Destructive Bomb and Laser Blaster, all with the goal of reaching the top of the scoreboard. Beautiful and nostalgic graphics in a charming toy store from ancient times that will take you back to your most retro childhood. Relaxing and addictive game in which you will be trapped until you discover what an unusual character is hiding behind each snowball.
Moorhuhn Jump and Run ‘Traps and Treasures’ (Higgs Games, Dec 23, £ 9.03 / € 9.99) – This is not the first appearance of Moorhun in a new game genre on the Nintendo Switch. We hunted him mercilessly in the Moorhuhn Remake, defended the Wild Wild West with him in Moorhuhn Wanted, and took part in hot races in the Moorhuhn Kart. Guide Moorhun through the jungle on his first jump and play platformer on the Nintendo Switch!
Planet Quiz: Learn & Discover (naptime.games, 25 December, £ 8.63 / € 9.59) – Planet Quiz is an adorable way to expand your knowledge of Earth, animals, culture … and guaranteed fun for you and your friends.
Pure 80s chase (FuriouSoftPhoenix, Dec 24, £ 13.49 / € 14.99) – You will feel the essence of arcade racing, emanating from your pores, and your adrenaline is continuously pumped. Mission: “Car bomb underfoot.” If you don’t want to see the pieces of your car fly off, stay focused on the race of your life. Run to the border as fast as possible and before the countdown reaches “(00:00)”. With 3 difficulty levels including longer routes and new scenarios.
Teratopia (eastasiasoft, 23 Dec, £ 7.19 / € 7.99) – Join Tucho in his quest to save his friends and free the colorfully grotesque lands of Teratopia! Traverse 13 unique zones filled with enemies seeking to take over your homeland. But fear not! The Power of Friendship will equip you with your Teratopian comrades and a diverse set of skills to face off against a family of Red invaders. Immerse yourself in an action packed adventure and strategize on the go to better defeat your enemies! Play as the fighter Tucho, the shooter Benito or the trickster Horatio, each with their own strengths and skills.
Tunnel of Fate (Digerati, Dec 23, £ 11.33 / € 12.59) – Tunnel of Doom takes place in 1903 in Goldcrest, a small mining town. Due to an unknown incident, the mayor closed the mine until further notice. With her husband inside, Angel enters the mine to investigate and search for survivors. Little did she know, hordes of horrible creatures lurk in the dark … Tunnel of Doom is a hybrid RPG genre that combines tower defense with melee and ranged combat. Collect resources and use them to fight waves of monsters, trying to save the survivors and escape the mine.
Twelve minutes (Annapurna Interactive, 21 December, £ 19.99 / € 20.99) – TWELVE MINUTES – interactive top-down thriller in real time with an accessible click-and-drag interface. A romantic evening with your wife turns into a nightmare when a police detective breaks into your house, accuses your wife of murder and beats you to death. … … Just for you to immediately return to the moment you opened the front door, stuck in a TWELVE MINUTE time loop, doomed to experience the same horror over and over again. … … Unless you find a way to use the knowledge of what’s going to happen to change the outcome and break the noose. Featuring James McAvoy, Daisy Ridley and Willem Dafoe.
Zombie watch (Wildlak, Dec 21, £ 10.79 / € 11.99) – Welcome to the world of Zombie Watch! You are one of the few who survived the virus that infected most of the population and turned them into zombie carnivores. They may be dead, but they do not rest in peace and they will come for you. Take on the challenge of survival in a harsh and brutal environment and prove that you can defeat them all.
Switch eShop – Demos
DLC / additional content
So this is your lot for Nintendo Download this week. Go ahead, exercise and leave your vote in the poll above, and below, leave comments with your hot picks!