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.

Activities:

  • 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

Nintendo Download: 4/18/2019

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

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
    • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Version 3.0 – The new playable fighter Joker from the Persona 5 game, the Mementos stage and several Persona series music tracks are available now in the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game for the Nintendo Switch system for players who own the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Fighters Pass or purchase Challenger Pack 1*. The free Version 3.0 update for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is also available now, introducing a newly added Stage Builder feature, new video editing features and the Smash World service for the Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app**. To view a video with more details on Joker, Challenger Pack 1 and Version 3.0, visit https://youtu.be/FmuTGcbu4Kc
    • Mortal Kombat 11 – This latest installment in the critically acclaimed franchise provides a deeper and more personalized experience than ever before. 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. 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. The Mortal Kombat 11game is available April 22.
    • Cuphead – Cuphead is a classic run-and-gun action game heavily focused on boss battles. Inspired by cartoons of the 1930s, the visuals and audio are painstakingly created with the same techniques of the era: traditional hand-drawn cel animation, watercolor backgrounds and original jazz recordings.
    • Katana ZERO – Katana ZERO is a stylish neo-noir action-platformer featuring breakneck action and instant-death combat. Slash, dash and manipulate time to unravel your past in a beautifully brutal acrobatic display.
    • Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen – The action-RPG Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen combines 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. The Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen game is available April 23.

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Source: Nintendo Press Release

Nintendo Download 4/11

The latest Nintendo Download is now available. Catch up on all the downloads happening this week. There are plenty of games to choose from!

Press Release

4/11/2019

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Nintendo Download, April 11, 2019: X and X-2 Mark the Spot

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

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
    • FINAL FANTASY X/X-2 HD Remaster – FINAL FANTASY X/X-2 HD Remaster brings the timeless classics forward to the current generation of fans, old and new alike. Fully immerse yourself in the World of Spira as you enjoy more than 100 combined hours of gameplay across the two classic titles. The FINAL FANTASY X/X-2 HD Remaster game is available April 16.
    • Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice – From the makers of Heavenly SwordEnslaved: Odyssey to the West and DmC: Devil May Cry comes a warrior’s brutal journey into myth and madness. Set in the Viking age, a broken Celtic warrior embarks on a haunting vision quest into Viking Hell to fight for the soul of her dead lover. Created in collaboration with neuroscientists and people who experience psychosis, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice will pull you deep into Senua’s mind.
    • My Time at Portia – Start a new life in the enchanting town of Portia. Restore your Pa’s neglected workshop to its former glory by fulfilling commissions, growing crops, raising animals and befriending the quirky inhabitants of this charming post-apocalyptic land. The My Time at Portia game is available April 16.
    • Reigns: Game of Thrones – Reigns: Game of Thrones is the heir to the award-winning HBO® TV series Game of Thrones® and the smash-hit swipe ’em up series Reigns from Nerial and Devolver Digital. Employ ruthless tactics to outwit political rivals and wield impervious charm on your fickle bannerman. Maintain the balance and favor of the people to extend your reign and maybe, one day, survive the horrors of the coming winter.
    • Mortal Kombat 11 – Pre-Purchase – The latest installment in the Mortal Kombat franchise. Featuring a roster of new and returning Klassic Fighters, Mortal Kombat’s cinematic story mode continues the epic saga over 25 years in the making. Packed to the brim with multiple modes, including the Towers of Time, allowing players to test their skills through various challenges, providing more ways to continue the Mortal Kombat 11 experience.

Activities:

  • Tetris® 99 2nd MAXIMUS CUP – From April 12 at 6 a.m. PT through April 14 at 11:59 p.m. PT, earn event points by playing matches during the event. Placing higher in a match will award you more points, and every 100 points will count as one TETRIS MAXIMUS. After the event, the top 999 players with the most event points will be notified, and will each receive 999 My Nintendo Gold Points*.
     NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Open to legal residents of the US and Canada (excluding Quebec) who are ages 13+ and Mexico who are 18+ and have access to a Nintendo Switch system, Tetris® 99 game, Internet access and a Nintendo Switch Online membership. Contest begins 6:00 AM PT on 4/12/19 and ends at 11:59 PM PT on 4/14/19.  To participate, you must play the Tetris® 99 game during the Contest Period. There will be 999 winners, selected based on who accumulates the most event points during the Contest Period. Each winner will receive 999 My Nintendo Gold Points (ARV per prize $10 US).  Skill of participating players determines the winners. See Official Rules for details and restrictions. Tetris99.nintendo.com/rules. Sponsor: Nintendo of America Inc., 4600 150th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052.

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Source: Nintendo PR

Nintendo Download, March 28, 2019: Get Crafty with Yoshi

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

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  • Yoshi’s Crafted World – Jump into a new Yoshi adventure in a world made of everyday objects, like boxes and paper cups. As Yoshi, you’ll leap up high, gulp down enemies and set out on a treasure hunt to find all the different collectables. On the flip-side, certain stages can be played backward, providing new perspectives to explore and new ways to locate some of the more craftily hidden items. The Yoshi’s Crafted World game is available on March 29.
  • The World Next Door – A mix of lightning-fast puzzle battles, powerful storytelling and immersive visual novel elements. The World Next Door follows Jun, a rebellious teen girl trapped in a parallel realm inhabited by magical creatures, who must find her way home before time runs out.
  • Darksiders Warmastered Edition – Deceived by the forces of evil into prematurely bringing about the end of the world, War – the first Horseman of the Apocalypse – stands accused of breaking the sacred law by inciting a war between Heaven and Hell. In the slaughter that ensued, the demonic forces defeated the heavenly hosts and laid claim to the Earth. The Darksiders Warmastered Edition game is available April 2.

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Lots of new titles this week…anything interest you? Add to the Nintendo Nation conversation in the comment section below!

Source: Nintendo PR

Nintendo Download, March 21, 2019: Return to Midgar

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

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
    • FINAL FANTASY VII – The Shinra Electric Power Company, a sinister corporation, has monopolized the planet’s life force. In the urban megalopolis of Midgar, an anti-Shinra rebel group has stepped up its campaign of resistance. Cloud Strife, a former member of Shinra’s elite unit now turned mercenary, lends his aid to the rebels, unaware that he will be drawn into an epic battle for the fate of the planet. The FINAL FANTASY VII game is available on March 26.
    • Unravel Two – When you cut ties to the past, new bonds form. In Unravel Two, create a Yarny of your very own. Then build relationships with other Yarnys in local co-op* or as a single player, fostering friendship and support as you journey together. The Unravel Twogame is available March 22.
    • Blaster Master Zero 2 – The side-scrolling/top-down hybrid action adventure gameplay returns with a new sequel to Blaster Master Zero. Experience the yet-untold story of Jason and Eve after defeating Earth’s mutant scourge as they venture into the depths of space in their new battle tank, GAIA-SOPHIA.
    • Nuclear Throne – Nuclear Throne is Vlambeer’s latest action roguelike-like about mutants that spend their workdays trying to fight for the throne in a post-apocalyptic world. The radioactive waste in the world allows the player to get ahead by mutating new limbs on the fly. The abundant availability of powerful weaponry makes the quest to become the ruler of the Wasteland one fraught with peril.

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Activities:

  • Nintendo Splatoon 2 Ink-credible 20 Percent Discount – Take your ink-splatting skills to the next level with an ink-credible offer! Starting March 19 at 07:00 a.m. PT until March 28 at 08:59 a.m. PT, you can save 20 percent on the digital version of the Splatoon 2 game for the Nintendo Switch system when you purchase through Nintendo.com or Nintendo eShop on your device. To battle it out or cooperate with other players online**, you can purchase a Nintendo Switch Online membership separately or Splatoon 2 + Nintendo Switch Online Individual Membership (12 Months).

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Source: Nintendo PR

Nintendo Download 3/14/19

Nintendo has put together a nice resource for games coming to the Switch this week. Typically looking for new games can be difficult, but with this information you might find something you’d otherwise miss.

Press Release

3/14/2019

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Nintendo Download, March 14, 2019: Every Buddy Loves Chocobos

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

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
    • Chocobo’s Mystery Dungeon EVERY BUDDY! – FINAL FANTASY FABLES: Chocobo’s Dungeon is back with an enhanced gameplay system to be enjoyed by both first timers and fans of the series alike. Explore the challenges of the never-ending dungeons and befriend monsters with the new buddy system. You adhere to one simple rule: Every time you enter, the world around you changes shape, but it only moves whenever Chocobo moves. The Chocobo’s Mystery Dungeon EVERY BUDDY! game is available March 20.
  • Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online*
    • Kid Icarus – The evil goddess Medusa has stolen the Three Sacred Treasures and imprisoned the goddess of light, Palutena, in her evil plot to control all. Play as Pit, a young angel who has been entrusted with a magical bow and arrow. Fight against hordes of enemies that swoop from above and below. Secure the Three Sacred Treasures from their evil guardians, equip them and face Medusa in the final battle.
    • StarTropics – Step into the shoes of Mike Jones, a teenage star pitcher from Seattle, who has come to the tropics to visit his famous archaeologist uncle, Dr. Jones. After being told that his uncle has been abducted, Mike begins a perilous quest in order to rescue him and figure out the mysterious plot behind his disappearance. Luckily for Mike, he meets helpful villagers and finds more powerful weapons as he explores numerous locations and island hops using his uncle’s submarine.

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New DLC:

  • Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker – Special Episode – Obtain Shiny Crowns in 18 new challenges among five creative new courses in the paid DLC**, Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker – Special Episode. The DLC is available now and can also be played together with a friend in the recently added co-op mode, Partner Adventure.

Also new this week:

Fate/Extella Link
Johnny Turbo’s Arcade
Rico
Turok

Source: Nintendo Press release