This week’s Nintendo eShop is here, and once again, a huge number of new games are now available to download for the Nintendo Switch.
Leading things off is 2K’s WWE 2K18. The wrestling sim makes its first appearance on a Nintendo console in several years, and fans will be able to compete in eight-man matches with “a new grapple carry system, new weight detection, thousands of new animations, and a massive backstage area.”
Also available to download today is The End Is Nigh, an “adventure platformer” from Edmund McMillen, and a spiritual successor to Super Meat Boy. Also this week, get down and get funky with Floor Kids, “a unique breakdance game featuring dance battles, freestyle gameplay, and funky beats.”
Switch owners will also find nearly 20 more new titles on the Nintendo eShop, including scrolling shooters (Dimension Drive and Gunbird), racing games (Riptide GP: Renegade), platformers (Slain: Back From Hell and Embers of Mirrim), mystery games (The Sexy Brutale), and more.
You can learn more about all of this week’s additions to the Nintendo eShop (including a few 3DS and Wii U games) after the break.
Nintendo Download: Breakdance Your Way to Victory [Press Release]
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
Floor Kids – Floor Kids is a unique breakdance game featuring dance battles, freestyle gameplay, and funky beats. Discover original hand-drawn animation by JonJon, a fresh soundtrack by Kid Koala and innovative controls that allow you the freedom to play the way you like. Lead your crew of B-boys and B-girls through the city, unlock new characters and locations, battle against your friends, and discover new combos as you rock to the beat and find your style.
The End Is Nigh – The End Is Nigh is a sprawling adventure platformer in which the player takes control over Ash, one of few “things” that have survived the “end of the world.” Follow Ash as he flops his way through a future of pain and suffering. Feel his stress levels rise as you throw him into an endless swarm of decaying, mutant animal-like creatures, and help aid his final epic quest … to simply make a friend. The End Is Nigh will be available Dec. 12.
WWE 2K18 – The most realistic WWE video game experience just became more intense with the addition of eight-man matches, a new grapple carry system, new weight detection, thousands of new animations, and a massive backstage area. A new rendering engine also gives WWE 2K18 a visual overhaul and will bring the drama of WWE to life like never before.
Top Hunter Roddy and Cathy – Top Hunter Roddy and Cathy is a side-scrolling action game released by SNK in 1994. Using a two-line system with front and back lines that can freely be switched between, jump, shoot, throw, and perform special attacks to defeat the space pirates who aim for total domination. This game offers simultaneous two-player mode.
ACORN Tactics – Alien blobs from space are invading the Earth. It’s up to the Alien Counter Offensive Response Network (ACORN) to stop them from enacting their evil plans. Construct and customize a strike team of giant walking tanks and air drop them into combat.
Dimension Drive – Dimension Drive is a Dual-Battlefield space shooter with a teleportation mechanic. It seamlessly combines shooting and puzzle mechanics. Dimension Drive will teleport you into a comic book styled sci-fi space opera set in a multidimensional universe. The Ashajuls, a cruel multidimensional alien race, are attacking our universe.
Embers of Mirrim – To save their world from an alien threat, two proud races must set aside their differences and come together… literally. Embers of Mirrim is an adventure-platformer featuring a mystical creature with the ability to split into light and dark embers, each independently controlled by the analog sticks.
Gunbird – The third volume of Psikyo content! In the 19th century Europe, five Gunbirds are challenging. They keep each wish to themselves and collect “A magic mirror of Atra.” Finally, whose wish will be granted with the power of mirror? It depends on your playing skill…
Human: Fall Flat – The world of Human: Fall Flat features advanced physics and innovative controls that cater for a wide range of challenges. Bob’s dreams of falling are riddled with puzzles to solve and distractions to experiment with for hilarious results. The worlds may be fantastical, but the laws of physics are very real.
Party Planet – Party Planet features 30 fun-packed party games for up to four players! It’s the ultimate MUST-HAVE game for family and friends of all ages. And with the portability of Nintendo Switch, turn just about any location into a party! Available Dec. 12
Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Overdrive – A spinoff to the fighting game Phantom Breaker, Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds is a cooperative action game for up to four players. Cute versions of the series’ characters dash around the screen in this action packed title. Defeat enemies to raise your characters’ levels and freely assign skills to your liking. Also enjoy head to head fights in the Battleground mode.
Plague Road – Set around a city being consumed from within by a disease, Plague Road tells a story of a lone doctor who once abandoned their home and now returns to learn the fate of those they left behind. Travel from the safe refuge of your farm through a series of regions progressively more affected by the infernal plague.
Plantera Deluxe – In the world of Plantera you grow your own garden and breed plants and animals to earn coins with their produce. Use the coins to buy new plants and animals, and also special items and garden expansions. Watch everything grow, help planting and harvesting, buy new things, and defend your garden from sneaky magpies, rabbits, foxes, and wolves.
Red Game Without a Great Name – Try to imagine a game simple in its basics, but demanding from the very first level, where everything might kill you. Even the camera and the main protagonist are against you as both of them constantly move forward. Add some barbed wire, spikes, and sawblades and you’ll get Red Game Without a Great Name. And in this game you will die a lot.
Riptide GP: Renegade – Experience the future of illicit hydrojet racing, where armored riders kick out death-defying stunts over massive waterfalls, dodge cops through public waterways, and boost at breakneck speeds across surging waves.
Slain: Back From Hell – You control the fate of Bathoryn, a doomed hero in a Gothic world, who seeks to liberate six cursed realms from six deadly overlords. He must battle his way through this blighted land, packed with gruesome and lethal creatures before ascending (or sometimes descending) into a stronghold, all the while defeating fiendish traps and vile monsters alike.
Tennis in the Face – Help former tennis star Pete Pagassi save the city from an evil energy drink corporation Explodz. Knock out creepy clowns, corrupt riot police and other Explodz-addicted maniacs with a tennis ball in the face. Bounce the ball off walls to reach targets lurking in cover and watch them tumble hilariously. Trigger masterful chain reactions and watch the chaos unfold. Available Dec. 8
Teslagrad – Magnetism and other electromagnetic powers will help you explore a non-linear world of beautiful hand-drawn environments, in a steampunk-inspired vision of old Europe. A young boy suddenly finds himself embroiled in a long-forgotten conspiracy, involving a despotic king who rules the nation with an iron fist. Jump into an outstanding adventure told through voiceless storytelling, writing your own part. Armed with ancient Teslamancer technology and your own ingenuity and creativity, your path lies through the decrepit Tesla Tower and beyond.
The Sexy Brutale – The Sexy Brutale, a never-ending masked ball featuring intrigue, murder and the quite possibly occult. Relive the same mysterious and murderous masked ball as the story unfolds in real-time. You must find answers to every enigma and end the loop, to save all guests’ lives as well as your own.
Touch Battle Tank SP – Manipulate tanks with analog sticks! Touch and destroy enemies with artillery! Pleasant incandescent tank battle!!
Vostok Inc. – Do you love money? You’re the newly appointed CEO of Vostok Inc. As a greedy, space-capitalist your ultimate goal is to make as much as you can. Raise some start-up capital by twin-stick blasting enemies, asteroids and anything else that gets in your way; then embrace your new-found quest for moolah as you colonise, explore and exploit over 40 planets across six unique solar systems. Harvest planetary resources and rescue executives to multiply your profit margin, all while you stay blissfully entertained with a whole host of captivating retro minigames that will keep you coming back for more.
Yodanji – Get the ability to summon and trap yokai – numerous spirits that have been living hidden among us until now! Admire them, give them witty nicknames, and then put them in the brutal ever-changing dungeon to summon even more yokai! Spooky cute graphics and powders made from various body parts included.
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
80s Overdrive – 80s Overdrive is a 2D pixel art racing game, designed to take you back in time to when 8 and 16-bit consoles and arcade games ruled the world. Compete against opponents in career mode to unlock new races, buy new cars, and upgrade them with state-of-the-art technologies! Try your skill in time attack mode and see how far you can get in this race against the clock! Create your own tracks with built-in track generator and easily share them with your friends!
Christmas Night Archery – Test your skills and play this Christmas-themed archery game.
Japanese Rail Sim 3D Travel of Steam – Welcome to the cab of the Oigawa Railway!
Squareboy Vs Bullies: Arena Edition – Someone needs to teach those Bullies a lesson in pain, so why not let it be you? Squareboy Vs Bullies is an old school beat ’em up by Rohan Narang that follows the titular Squareboy and his quest for Justice!
Nintendo eShop on Wii U
RTO – The enemy has struck. They approach rapidly. Your team is outnumbered and low on ammo. It’s only a matter of time until it’s all over. Take control of a six man team and fight your way through multiple levels with the odds against you. RTO is a side scrolling FPS survival horror game with permadeath.