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Nintendo Download: SteamWorld Heist (Switch)

We're reaching a post-holiday lull, the calm before the storm after everyone blew all the cash in their collective wallets. Don't worry, January is looking to decimate us yet again, but for now, we can breathe easy. On the Swich you'll find...


Nintendo Download: Tiny Metal

Tiny Metal is the big Switch holiday eShop release, which is interesting as it's actually published by Sony, and is currently the subject of Kickstarter controversy.But it isn't alone, as it's joined by Federic: Resurrection of Music, 60 Se...


Nintendo Download: Yooka-Laylee Switch

It's another big day for the Switch (man this system), as it's hosting Enter the Gungeon, Yooka-Laylee, and Romancing Saga 2 (on December 15). Also on Switch is Gorogoa, One More Dungeon, NeoGeo The Last Blade, Mutant Mudds Collection, Embe...

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Vs. Super Mario Bros. will be hitting the Japanese eShop soon

It's been awhile since we've heard about Nintendo's efforts to port the arcade iterations of its classics to the Switch, but we seem to be getting a second entry before the end of the year. Heading to the Japanese eShop on December 22, Vs. ...


Nintendo Download: The End Is Nigh

Switch once again dominates the week, as it's hosting the eShop releases of Floor Kids, The End is Nigh (on December 12), and WWE 2K18. Also on Switch is NeoGeo Top Hunter Roddy & Cathy, Acorn Tactics, Dimension Drive, Embers of Mirrim,...


Nintendo Download: Xenoblade Chronicles 2

As one of the last big relases of 2017, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 stands tall. It's out on December 1 on Switch, along with a free Japanese voice pack and a paid expansion pass. You can also pick up Nine Parchments, OPUS: The Day We Found Eart...


Nintendo Download: Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp

As usual it's another incredibly busy week for the Switch, as its hosting Stick it to the Man, Transcripted, Worms W.M.D, Portal Knights, Letter Quest Remastered, Crimsonland, Red Game Without a Great Name, Resident Evil Revelations 1 + 2, ...


Nintendo Download: Skyrim

In a rare occasion, both the Switch and the 3DS have some big releases this week. Switch brings with it the much anticipated The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, as well as Battle Chef Brigade, ACA NeoGeo Karvnov's Revenge, Antiquia Lost, Dead Sync...


Nintendo Download: Doom

Well, the powers that be did it, they brought an ultraviolent third-party game to the Switch. Doom arrives this week (November 10) on the system, as well as L.A. Noire and Rocket League (November 14), Snipperclipps DLC, Batma...


Nintendo Download: Sonic Forces

It's getting to be a bit absurd, typing out these Nintendo Download segments. For years I've been covering 3DS and Wii U releases, witnessing nothing but a trickle of content drops any given week, especially toward the beginning of their li...


Nintendo Download: Super Mario Odyssey

Yep, the Switch is king again this week as it's welcoming Super Mario Odyssey into the arena, on top of Violett, Zombie Gold Rush, Poi: Explorer Edition, Nights of Azure 2, ACA NeoGeo Mutation Nation, Moon Hunters, Time Recoil, Splasher, Pi...


Nintendo Download: Fire Emblem Warriors

It's one of the most packed months for the Switch since launch! Not only is it getting Fire Emblem Warriors today, but it's also seeing the release of Spelunker Party, The Count Lucanor, Party Golf, JYDGE, Elliot Quest, Super Ping Pong Tric...


Nintendo Download: The Flame in the Flood

It's not a huge period for the eShop right now, but nonetheless there's a ton of Switch games that are arriving this week. That list includes The Flame in the Flood, Yono and the Celestial Elephants, Unbox: Newbie's Adventure, 88 Heroes - 9...


Nintendo Download: Stardew Valley

It's crazy when an indie farming game gets more hype than some major first-party releases, but that's where we're at with Stardew Valley launching on the Switch. No, the multiplayer update isn't coming until 2018, but at least it's here. Ot...


Nintendo Download: Yo-Kai Watch 2: Psychic Specters

Pretty much every Nintendo platform is active this week, as the Wii U is getting Hive Jump -- a game that was only released on PC earlier this year. Oh, and Super Ultra Star Shooter and Double Dungeons. The Switch is the big jewel agai...


Nintendo Download: Pokken Tournament DX

The Switch has yet another explosive week, as it's getting a Pokemon game and a beloved indie follow-up. Pokken Tournament DX and SteamWorld Dig 2 debut on the platform, in addition to LEGO Ninjago Movie Video Game, Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2,...


Nintendo Download: Metroid: Samus Returns

The Switch is having a pretty big week eShop-wise, as NBA 2K18 arrives on the platform. Robonauts, Semispheres, Beach Buggy Racing, Kingdom: New Lands, 36 Fragments of Midnight, Quest of Dungeons, and ACA NeoGeo Spin Master will hit th...


Nintendo Download: Monster Hunter Stories

The 3DS is back again with Monster Hunter Stories, a fairly big release for the platform, as well as Crystareino. But naturally the Switch is getting more eShop deliveries this week, as it's host to The Bridge, Double Dragon IV, Lightspeer,...


Nintendo Download: Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack

It's a quiet week again for the eShop, but there's a few "oldies/goodies" peppered in there. For one, the Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack is hitting Switch, which is a collection of both (excellent) games in the series. League of E...


Nintendo Download: Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle

I have to warn you, Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle, one of the most anticipated Switch games in recent weeks, is actually out on August 29 -- technically before the deadline of the next Nintendo Download week. With that out of the way, you...


Nintendo Download: Minecraft: Story Mode

It isn't a big week for any Nintendo platform, but some of you might be happy that the entire first season of Minecraft: Story Mode is now available on Switch. Also on Switch is the Jackbox Party Pack 1, Jackbox Party Pack 2, Magician ...


Nintendo Download: Sonic Mania

Note that the big release for Switch (Sonic Mania) isn't actually out today, but rather August 15 -- it's just included in this week's Nintendo Download issue! Also on Switch you'll find Severed, Flip Wars (August 10), Ironcast, NeoGeo...


Nintendo Download: Retro City Rampage DX

Well, it's an easy breezy week for the Switch, but after some big releases, it makes sense. Retro City Rampage DX completes its domination of every platform under the sun today as it's hitting the Switch, in addition to NeoGeo Aero Fig...


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