Nintendo Download: 04/25/19

The latest Nintendo Download is here. Check out what’s releasing on the eshop this week. How can anyone keep up with all of these releases?!

Nintendo Download, April 25, 2019: Think Outside the BOXBOY!

This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
    • BOXBOY! + BOXGIRL! – As Qbby or Qucy, you’ll create boxes and use them to surmount more than 270 puzzling stages – the most in the series to date. The box planet is plagued with obstacles, so jump, climb, drift, ride and warp your way past them in three modes, complete with their own stories, stages, challenges and techniques. You can even team up for a two-player adventure starring both star-crossed boxes. The BOXBOY! + BOXGIRL! game is available April 26. A free demo for the game is now available in Nintendo eShop.
    • FINAL FANTASY XII THE ZODIAC AGE –The high-definition remaster of FINAL FANTASY XII THE ZODIAC AGE introduces several modern advancements, including reconstructed battle design and a revamped job system. The FINAL FANTASTY XII THE ZODIAC AGE game is available April 30.
    • SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech – SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech is the role-playing card game you’ve been waiting for! Lead a party of aspiring heroes through a beautifully hand-drawn world and intense battles using only your wits and a handful of cards. Take on whatever threat comes your way by crafting your own deck, choosing from over 100 unique punch-cards.


  • Mario Tennis Aces: Special Online Demo – Get ready to swing into action with the Mario Tennis Aces: Special Online Demo. Hop online* and fight your way to the top of the in-game bracket before the event is over. Test your skills in frenetic singles tournament matches, and gain points based on your victories. Players who participate can unlock Mario’s classic overalls outfit and use it in the full version of the game (sold separately). This demo event is active only from noon PT on April 26 to 9 p.m. PT on April 28.

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Source: Nintendo Press Release

Dragon’s Dogma now available, launch trailer

Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen releases today, in fact it is available right now! Capcom has a new trailer out to celebrate the release, check it out.

Here are some details on the game for those interested:

The critically acclaimed action-RPG Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen combines exhilarating and deep combat with the freedom to explore a huge open world. Enter the high-fantasy setting of Gransys, a land where dragons, chimeras, and other fabled monsters roam. Choose between three different starter vocations, which you can further develop for a total of nine unique vocations. Use a dynamic combat system to wield devastating skills and magicks to tackle deadly foes. Embark on your epic adventure with three AI companions, known as Pawns. These partners fight independently, demonstrating prowess and ability that they have developed based on traits learned from your playing style. Share these Pawns online and reap rewards of treasure, tips, and strategy hints for taking down the terrifying enemies. Pawns can also be borrowed when specific skills are needed to complete various challenging quests.

Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen is available to download right now from the Nintendo Switch eshop, and can be bought physically from most major retailers.

Mortal Kombat 11 now available

The day has finally arrived, MK 11 has released worldwide on the Nintendo Switch and other platforms.

Mortal Kombat 11 is the latest installment in the critically acclaimed franchise, providing a deeper and more personalized experience than ever before. The all new Custom Character Variations give you unprecedented control of your fighters to make them your own. Featuring a roster of new and returning Klassic Fighters, Mortal Kombat’s best-in-class cinematic story mode continues the epic saga over 25 years in the making. Players take on the role of a variety of past and present characters in a time-bending new narrative that pits Raiden against Kronika, the Keeper of Time. Packed to the brim with multiple modes, including the Towers of Time, allowing players to test their skills through various challenges, providing more ways than ever to continue the Mortal Kombat 11 experience.

Mortal Kombat 11 can be picked up digitally from the Nintendo Switch eshop, or physically from select retailers. Are you buying the game? I would love to hear from you to get some other impressions! Leave a comment below!

SteamWorld Quest launch trailer

Image & Form has released a new trailer highlighting SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech. The game is available later this week, so take a look if you want to get caught up on all it has to offer. Oh, by the way, Nintendo Nation will have the review for the game up tomorrow, you won’t want to miss it. On to the trailer:

Steamworld Quest releases exclusively for the Nintendo Switch on Thursday, April 25th. I can’t wait.

Saints Row: The Third – The Full Package releasing May 10th

A new trailer from Deep Silver has revealed when Saints Row: The Third will be releasing on the Nintendo Switch. The Full Package includes features such as online and local multiplayer and some two DLC sets. Get caught up on the open world adventure with the trailer, and read on for more details:

Saints Row®: The Third™ – The Full Package is the definitive release of one of gaming’s most beloved entries, playable on a Nintendo system for the first time ever with new features for Nintendo Switch™.

Key Features:

• City of Sin – Disrupt and dismantle the Syndicate stranglehold on weapons, cybercrime, and sex trades.  Discover the secrets of Steelport, where there is action on every street corner, for better or, more likely, worse.

• Weapons of Crass Destruction – It’s one thing to defeat your enemies.  It’s another to humiliate them.  Hover jets, human cannonball cars and sex-toy warfare are all part of the fun. 

• Crazy Character Customization – Create the most outlandish characters every seen, from washed-up celebrities to naked ninja pirates.  Inside every sinner, there is a Saint.  Who will you become?

• Portable Over The Top Co-op – Fly solo, or play online with a homie and for the first time – two players can play side to side via online or local multiplayer.  Give naked skydiving a try, landing in your partner’s flaming pickup as you make a suicide run toward a heavily armed Syndicate brothel.  Steelport is more fun with a friend.

• The Full Package – Includes all three mission packs and more than 30 DLC items.  All previously released content is included on the game card.*

* Two DLC packs – the Bloodsucker Pack and the Unlockable Pack, have been omitted for game balance and improvement based on feedback.

Saints Row: The Third – The Full Package releases for the Nintendo Switch on May 10th.

Box Boy! + Box Girl! Demo now up, new trailer, new screenshots.

A demo for Box Boy! + Box Girl! is now available to download from the Nintendo Switch eshop. Head to the official site to download. Nintendo also has a new trailer available. Check it, yo.

And, if that were not enough, some new screenshots of the game, too. Enjoy!

The game will retail for $9.99, and it releases exclusively for the Nintendo Switch this Friday, April 26th.

Source: Nintendo PR

Huge fan made Legend of Zelda map/castle made in Minecraft

Nintendo of Japan’s Twitter account has posted the footage of the Legend of Zelda inspired castle. The amount of detail is impressive. The castle was made by a group called Team Kyo, which recreates real world buildings in Minecraft.