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Nintendo Download: Jamestown+

We've done it. We've reached the last batch of eShop releases before the end of the year, as only a few more indies are being pushed out after everyone already spent their holiday cash. Shovel Knight: King of Cards was the highlight la...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Shovel Knight: King of Cards

This is it, don't get scared now. 2019 is coming to an end. Oh no! At least we have a ton of amazing things lined up for 2020, as well as two new console launches (PS4/Scarlett). It's going to be a crazy year. For now, we have to wrap up th...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Trover Saves The Universe

We've officially reached the winter lull. Most of the big games that are going to be released in 2019 are out, with the exception of a few (on Switch, it's basically just Shovel Knight's last pair of expansions). There are a few notable add...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: The Touryst

Nintendo kind of went all-out last week with Pokemon Sword and Shield, which are already selling incredibly well. As a result a little bit of a lull: a pre-holiday cooldown period, if you will, is in order. You see pretty much every major r...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Pokemon Sword and Shield

This week all eyes are on Pokemon Sword & Shield, as actual hands-on gameplay will ultimately decide the fate of this generation: not leaks. Both games are arriving separately of course, but there's also a Double Pack, and the special S...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Layton's Mystery Journey

The big one today is Layton's Mystery Journey: Katrielle and the Millionaires' Conspiracy Deluxe Edition, a Switch port of a mobile game that continued the Layton tale with his daughter in charge. The Switch is getting a few more heavy...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Luigi's Mansion 3

Luigi's Mansion 3 is clearly the big release today, on this spookiest of days. As for the other big marquee eShop titles: Just Dance 2020 and Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 are out on November 5, ...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD

Another month, another set of questionable to serviceable ports on Switch. Resident Evil 5 and 6 are rolling onto the platform with potentially lingering demo performance issues, which are hopefully resolved at some point. They are joi...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Return of the Obra Dinn

There's been little to no fanfare for Little Town Hero, a new Game Freak RPG that's coming exclusively to Switch today, but hey, it's coming out at least! It's priced at $24.99. Also on Switch this coming week is indie darling Return of the...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Overwatch

It's port week for the Switch! Overwatch and The Witcher 3 are the big ones, but Killer Queen is also getting ported from the popular arcade format to Switch. Also on the eShop this week: Little Town Hero (October 16), A...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair

Today the Switch welcomes yet another major release: Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair. Other than that it's a whole lot of indies, ports, and re-releases, but that's usually not a bad thing! This coming week the Switch is also getting N...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Ori and the Blind Forest

Nintendo is killing it with some marquee eShop releases this past month, and this week continues that good streak. The highlights? Dragon Quest XI S and Ori and the Blind Forest. This week also welcomes Freedom Finger, FIFA 20 Legacy Editio...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Zelda: Link's Awakening

The Link's Awakening Switch remake is finally here, but it's not the only thing on offer this week on the Switch eShop. There's a lot more on offer actually. Puzzle Quest returns with the appropriate The Legend Returns monike...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Daemon X Machina

Switch users have a lot to celebrate this week, as Daemon x Machina is finally arriving on the platform after months of testing and fan feedback. The other two big switch releases this week are Castle Crashers Remastered and Sinki...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Final Fantasy VIII Remastered

It's a huge week for the Switch eShop! Not only are there magically 20 SNES games on offer through Switch Online, there's also a few big releases and ports this time around. Deadly Premonition Origins, Divinity: Original Sin 2, Super Kirby ...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Astral Chain

It's a huge week for the Nintendo Switch as it welcomes in a first-party, Nintendo-published game in Astral Chain, and a big-time port in Spyro Reignited Trilogy. Torchlight II also isn't something to sleep on. As for the other eShop r...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Superhot

Nintendo got all surprisey on us during Gamescom this week and gave us not one, but two "check under your chairs!" instant releases. One is Superhot, the incredible game that I recommend everyone plays (though in VR if possible). The other ...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Oninaki

It's a rad (hah) week for the Nintendo Switch, as it just so happens to be welcoming in two semi-big releases, with day one multiplatform console parity. That duo is none other than Rad and Oninaki, which debut on August 20 and August ...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th, one of the biggest Switch games being released this week, is coming out on the 13th, but not on a Friday. I just wanted to make sure you knew that going on. What's on the docket for the rest of the week? Well the Switc...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Doom

[Image source] The "big" releases this week are the trio of Doom games (1-3) which caused quite a controversy this past week after they arrived with a Bethesda.net account login requirement. It's going to be patched out, but the questi...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Fire Emblem: Three Houses

It's a fantastic week for the Nintendo Switch. Not only are we getting a new Fire Emblem in Three Houses, but the Switch eShop is also welcoming Wolfenstein: Youngblood into the mix, which is being released day one alongside of th...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3

After laying dormant for nearly a decade, the Marvel Ultimate Alliance franchise is back with Ultimate Alliance 3, exclusively on Switch. Man that's a good get for Nintendo, and it's out on the eShop tomorrow. Other Switch releases include ...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Dragon Quest Builders 2

And we're still back to normal after the E3 lull, with the third week in a row with a ton of eShop games and some big releases. The king this week is easily Dragon Quest Builders 2, which is releasing day-and-date with the other editions in...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Stranger Things 3: The Game

It's a unique week for the Nintendo Download list, as the publisher has released this coming week's offerings a day earlier due to the July 4 holiday falling on the usual Thursday cycle. As such it's a smaller spread, with Strange Thin...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Super Mario Maker 2

It's a big week for Nintendo with another first party game arriving on the Switch in Super Mario Maker 2. Also on the Switch eShop you'll find Another Sight, Arcade Archives Wild Western, Attack of the Toy Tanks, Baobabs Mausoleum Ep 2, Bit...

 
 




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