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Nintendo Download: Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2

After weeks of ports, the time has finally come yet again for the Switch to get some juicy fresh releases. Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2 (review coming soon!) is one to look out for on July 10, as is the long-awaited console releas...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Catherine: Full Body

It's a port-filled week for the Switch, as Nintendo eyes mid-July for their big release: Paper Mario: The Origami King. The big port this week is easily Catherine: Full Body, which itself is a 2019 re-release of a 2011 game. Full Body ...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Pokemon Cafe Mix

We've broken out of the port cycle and are back with your regularly scheduled original content Nintendo Download. While Pokemon Cafe Mix is arriving on mobile devices alongside of the Switch and Mr. Driller Drill Land is also debu...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Jump Rope Challenge

Does it feel like E3 week has come and gone? Not really, right? I mean we got the PS5 stream, but it's just not the same without a Nintendo Direct giving us that single piece of huge news that dominates the June conversation. Alas, there ar...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Summer in Mara

Following four weeks of huge/first-party releases in a row (Wonderful 101, Minecraft Dungeons, Xenoblade, Clubhouse Games), we're back to being low key this week on the eShop. Summer in Mara is easily the highlight this week (due on Ju...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Clubhouse Games

The Switch eShop is getting two of its most interesting games in weeks: a high-profile port of our own 2019 GOTY choice (The Outer Worlds) and a first-party game in Clubhouse Games: 51 Worldwide Classics. It's a good duo, and we have f...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition

Even though the marquee Switch games this week are mostly ports, it's still a huge moment for the eShop. Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition is out, bringing the JRPG classic to its third platform in roughly a decade (following the Wii ...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Minecraft Dungeons

After a delay, Minecraft Dungeons is ready to hit Switch (and other platforms) on May 26. Other big Switch eShop releases this week include a port of What the Golf, as well as several SNES games (Wild Guns, Panel de Pon and Operation L...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: The Wonderful 101: Remastered

It's a monumental day for the eShop this week, as a Platinum classic returns: Wonderful 101 Remastered is back on a Nintendo platform on May 19 after many years of lying dormant on a legacy system. For reference, it's also available on...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Elder Scrolls: Blades

This week has a few surprises, like Huntdown finally making an appearance on May 12, alongside of another shock: Elder Scrolls: Blades (which seems to have been delayed slightly). Bethesda has been pretty mum about the latter for some time ...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Streets of Rage 4

We're back! This is probably the most poppin' week since Animal Crossing: New Horizons arrived, as the eShop has several unique offerings, a port that was actually released at the same time as other platforms and not years later, and a...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Trials of Mana

Trials of Mana may not be a Switch exclusive (it's also out on April 24 on PC and PS4), but it sure feels impactful as a Switch release, having come home to a Nintendo system after nearly 25 years since the SNES original debuted. Also out o...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Shovel Knight: Shovel of Hope

Do not be alarmed! I know what you're thinking: a new Shovel Knight game? Well not exactly. Shovel Knight: Shovel of Hope is a $15 version of the original release of Shovel Knight: the Kickstarter original before all three expansi...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Gunbrick: Reloaded

We're entering yet another respite period for the Switch eShop this week. Depending on how tired you are of the constant cavalcade of 30-40 game release cadences, this could either be a boon or a burden. Even Nintendo is touting the Animal ...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Good Job!

It's a regular 'ol day for the Nintendo eShop following the mammoth Animal Crossing release, as Good Job! is the big one this week on Switch. Outside of that, Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 got its Doctor Doom DLC and...that's about i...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Panzer Dragoon: Remake

There's a few big headliners today thanks to the surprise Nintendo Direct Mini. One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 was set to be the only major release, but plans have changed due to mysterious behind the scenes marketing machinations! Panze...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Nintendo has yet another big week in store for us: and just in time! This week the eShop is hosting Animal Crossing: New Horizons, its biggest first-party release in quite a while that is sure to keep folks busy for weeks, months and years ...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: My Hero One's Justice 2

Just in time for the western theatrical release of My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising, the second major arena brawler game in the My Hero Academia line is arriving this week. The other big releases include La Mulana 1 and 2. And where bac...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX

After a couple of gigantic weeks with 30-40 games dumped on the eShop all at once, the storefront is taking it easy. Perhaps no one wants to compete with Pokemon. Speaking of, Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX, a Switch remake of...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Metro 2033 and Last Light Redux

Wow, it's a hot week for the Nintendo eShop! As I've been saying like a broken record for weeks now we've been getting over the post-holiday slump, but now we're back in full gear. There's 46 games dropping on the eShop this week, a far cry...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Devil May Cry 3 Special Edition

The time has come: nearly every genre and facet of the eShop is getting some love today. Even the Wii U! The huge game this week is indubitably Devil May Cry 3 Special Edition, which comes with all sorts of extras. The Mega Man Zero/ZX Lega...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Snack World: The Dungeon Crawl - Gold

It's an odd week for the Switch eShop and a make-or-break one, depending on how this wacky Level-5 headliner goes. Snack World: The Dungeon Crawl - Gold, a reworked Switch port of a franchise that started back in 2016, is the main squeeze, ...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales

Welcome to another semi-packed week on the Nintendo eShop. There's a major headliner here: Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales, which arrived back in November of 2018 on other platforms. CD Projekt Red smartly knows that they have their hooks ...

 
 
 
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Nintendo Download: Kentucky Route Zero: TV Edition

We're back, baby! The holiday lull is officially over as the eShop is back in full swing. Sega is even getting in on the action with two new "Ages" titles, as well as a pair of 3DS games and over 30 other titles. The big-ticket releases are...

 
 




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Ninjala"Minor League Chew"

 

Pokemon Cafe Mix"I've never wanted to eat a Pokémon more than I do right now"

 

Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2"Classic Castlevania vibes with a modern co-op twist"

 

Iron Man VR"I am...two Move controllers"

 

The Almost Gone"If these walls could talk"

 

Goosebumps Dead of Night"Buyer beware, you're in for a scare"

 

Early Access Among Trees"The shadow from the starlight is softer than a lullaby"

 
 
 

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