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Nintendo Download: 12th November (Europe)

Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit Remastered

The latest Nintendo Download update for Europe has arrived, and it’s bringing new games galore to the eShop in your region. As always, be sure to drop a vote in our poll and comment down below with your potential picks for the week. Enjoy!

Switch Retail eShop – New Releases

Cooking Star Restaurant (Microids, 10th Nov, £35.99 / €39.99) – Enter the world of elite gastronomy and manage your own restaurant from A to Z: hospitality, cooking, waiting, you do it all! Learn from the best chefs in the world, prepare the most delicious meals to make your customers happy and become a true cooking star. Experience a complete culinary adventure Take care of your customers every step of the way: give them a warm welcome, take their orders and complete mini-games to prepare their favourite dishes. Every satisfied customer helps to improve your reputation and giving you access to additional space for your restaurant and new cooking styles!

Family Feud® (Ubisoft, 12th Nov, £15.99) – Experience the exciting classic gameplay of one of America’s hottest gameshows at home now! Customize your character, then challenge your friends, family, and even other players online for a chance to bring the big prize home. Featuring four exciting game modes: Classic mode features the authentic Family Feud experience. Choose a difficulty and take on an AI team just as determined as you are! Party Battle lets you get into teams with your family and friends as you battle each other in local multiplayer. Couch vs. Couch brings the experience online! Play against others across the world. The Live Show feature allows you to broadcast your game and play with your viewers!

Just Dance® 2021 (Ubisoft, 12th Nov, £49.99 / €59.99) – Just Dance® 2021 is the ultimate dance game, with 40 hot new tracks from chart-topping hits like “Don’t Start Now” by Dua Lipa, “Feel Special” by TWICE, and “Señorita” by Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello. Start a dance party your friends and family can enjoy!
Just Dance Unlimited subscription streaming service lets you dance to over 550 songs! One month FREE included with the game.

KINGDOM HEARTS Melody of Memory (Disney, £49.99 / €59.99) – Play as familiar faces from the KINGDOM HEARTS series, including Disney guest characters who will appear to lend you a hand.
Enjoy a massive variety of music from both the KINGDOM HEARTS series and Disney, with a collection of over 140 songs. Dive into rhythm-action gameplay with memorable tunes in this can’t-miss musical journey!

Let’s Sing 2021 (Koch, £32.98) – Let the music take control and become the star of your party or sing your heart out solo! The next chapter of the Let’s Sing series offers hits right off the Billboard charts as well as classic hits such as: Billie Eilish with “Bad Guy”, TONES AND I with “Dance Monkey”, Jonas Brothers with “Sucker”, Panic! at the Disco with “High Hopes” or Genesis with “I Can’t Dance” or Seal with “Kiss From A Rose”. Whether you’re training your voice on your own or hosting the next karaoke party for friends and family – fun is guaranteed with Let’s Sing 2021.

Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Remastered (£34.99 / €39.99) – Feel the thrill of the chase and the rush of escape in Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Remastered on Nintendo Switch. Unleash a savage sense of speed both as an outlaw and a cop in the world’s hottest high-performance cars. Outsmart the heat or take down lawbreakers with the tactical weaponry at your disposal in a heart-pumping, socially competitive racing experience. Updated with enhanced visuals, cross-platform multiplayer – including the asynchronous competition powered by Autolog – plus all additional DLC content, this is the ultimate edition of Criterion Games’ critically acclaimed Need for Speed debut. It’s time to reignite the pursuit.

Professor Rubik’s Brain Fitness (Microids, 12th Nov, £35.99 / €39.99) – Good old Rubik’s is back in a brand new shape! With professor Rubik’s, get your brain back on track in a new brain fitness game. He is ready to test you with fast and ludic mini-games daily and see how much brainpower you have! Stimulate your brain! Train the different areas of your brain such as your memory, concentration or your 3D visualization with colourful challenges. Play with a wide range of mini-games, with four different play modes, alone or with your friends!

Santa’s Xmas Adventure (Funbox Media, 20th Nov, £7.19 / €7.99) – Santa had an accident! He lost his way, and all the gifts. Help him get to his goal by sliding tiles to form a path. A classic puzzle game which is harder than it looks! 720 levels across three modes to master. Test your skills and join Santa’s adventure! When you’re stuck, use a hint. The game is accessible to players of all ages and abilities through the Hints system. Are you up for the challenge?

Slide Stars (Orange One, 11th Nov, £35.99 / €39.99) – Are you ready for the world’s most extreme water slide adventure? Play as Brent Rivera, Holly H, Doctor Mike or one of the other 20 world-famous influencers and blast into an adventure of a lifetime! Choose your favourite star, jump onto the ride of your choice and race head-first down some of the craziest water slides! Slide, jump and balance your way through insane tracks packed with race-platforming dangers and extraordinary enemies. Overcome insane challenges like rolling boulders, wobbly constructions, banana bomb-throwing monkeys, and even a colossal kraken! Nothing goes too far for these stars! Will you make it to the finish line?

Speed 3: Grand Prix (Orange One, 10th Nov, £26.99 / €29.99) – Get on the circuit and show that you’re the best driver of all time! Pick your favourite formula racing car and make your way to the first spot in all seasons to claim the championship title. Drive recklessly to take down the competition and let them all bite your dust! Make them all know you’re the one leading the pack. Fuel the rivalry as you take it up against others to conquer the world of circuit racing. Race through the American wastelands, tear up the asphalt of the German circuit, compete in the British countryside and drift through the neon-filled streets of Tokyo! It’s up to you to become a true motorsport legend!

Switch eShop – New Releases

Apparition (£8.99 / €9.99) – Apparition is a first-person survival horror with ghosts, demons and the infamous Spirit Board, used to communicate with the dead. Set in the fictional and mysterious haunted forest of Green Creek, full of apparitions waiting to be discovered. Use your camera and audio recorder to prove the existence of the supernatural, putting yourself in grave danger. Camping in the haunted forest of Green Creek during the night was never a good idea. However, it’s the only way to prove the existence of the supernatural. Are you brave enough to face ghosts, demons, and other inhabitants of Green Creek?

Area 86 (SimDevs, 11th Nov, £8.99 / €9.99) – You are a fast-moving robot that can also do some stylish parkour tricks. Use the laws of physics to literally push your way through the station! Pick up items, activate switches, destroy the environment around you to escape. If you are looking for an extra challenge – you can also find secret items and clues to what happened. But there is more! The space station AI has trapped other robots. Save them and form an all-powerful robot squad!

Beat Me! (£10.79 / €11.99) – Beat Me! is a physics-based multiplayer game with comical fantasy characters and a wide variety of fun and surprising environments. Fight against other players, but be aware of your surroundings! Enjoy the game together, with up to 6 players in total. Challenge your friends to try to beat you locally through shared-screen or over the internet. Experience a special physics-based combat system. Choose from many fantasy characters with unique abilities and fighting styles. Enjoy over 100 highly interactive and fun levels. Pick from a number of different game modes, including deathmatch.

BrainZ (Polygon Art, 12th Nov, £6.29 / €6.99) – A colourful Zombie shooter in a post-apocalyptic US city. Your only goal is to survive while waves of Zombies attack you. Search for loot, call in resupplies and manage your resources and find a way to leave the city.

Bus Driver Simulator (£24.99 / €29.99) – Complete journeys around the city and its suburbs, strictly following the schedule. Earn money by successfully delivering passengers and following the traffic laws. Complete various scenarios with pre-set conditions or build your own career in Free Mode. You have a unique chance to drive buses from different eras and countries. You can drive both old Soviet city buses and European long-distance giants.

Duck Life Adventure (Wix Games, 9th Nov, £5.99 / €6.99) – Explore an enormous new area to find training dojos, shops and ducks to race and battle. Play 16 new training games to level up your duck in 8 skills and become the greatest duck adventurer ever! Design your duck to look exactly how you want, from its hair down to its eye colour. There have never been so many customisation options to choose from!

Forest Guardian (Top Hat Studios, 12th Nov, £8.09 / €8.99) – What would you do if you met a fox girl in a forest? After collapsing in a forest while trying to make it to the local port before winter sets in, a lone merchant, Anna, wakes up in a pristine shrine. It doesn’t appear as though anybody else is there, with the exception of the caretaker, a kitsune who introduces herself as Mayu.

FUSER (NCSOFT, 10th Nov, £59.99 / €69.99) – From the creators of Rock Band & Dance Central comes FUSER – a nonstop virtual music festival where you control the music! Combine elements of the world’s most popular songs to create your own sound or partner with friends on epic collaborations, then share your amazing mixes and headlining performances with the world!

Grim Legends 3: The Dark City (£13.49 / €14.99) – Sylvia, the acolyte of the mysterious monster hunting Order, loses her memory. One year later, the Incarceri Stone – a powerful artefact that binds Koshmaar, a horrifying creature from another world – is stolen! Sylvia and her master, Solomon, embark on an adventure that will lead them into the city of Lichtenheim, where they will face the thief whose identity will come as no less a shock than the actual disappearance of the artefact. The heroin and her mentor will need to put on their detective hats and face not only the evil forces within the gothic walls of the grim city, but also dark secrets from the past.

Guitar (£8.09 / €8.99) – Turn your Nintendo Switch into mini guitar and learn to play anywhere, anytime. Guitar is a simple and fun game for kids and adults of all age, that will let you learn and play your favourite songs with the touch screen and the Joy-Con controllers. Choose from one of the three modes of play, novice, learn or compose. You will be surprised how easy it is to play something that sounds so amazing so quick. As bonus Guitar also comes with an acoustic, classic and electric guitar so you can amaze your family and friends with your new learnt musical talent.

Life of Boris: Super Slav (SneakyBox, 12th Nov, £4.49 / €4.99) – Crazy adventures of YouTube legend Boris await! Jump into the hilarious world of YouTube personality Boris the Slav King in the official game of Life of Boris! In Super Slav you will learn about the life of the Slav phenomenon Boris and his adventures. Meet his unique family such as cousin Anatoli and babushka, or his neighbour Vadim, and find out what it means to be Cheeki Breeki!

Linelight (Plug In Digital, 12th Nov, £8.99 / €9.99) – Linelight is an elegant, minimalist puzzle game set in a universe of lines. Its puzzles will awake your mind as the music flows through your body, gifting you a soft, relaxing euphoria. Linelight is for players of any age or level of experience. Movement is your only interaction. Whether you’ve played hundreds of games or this is your first, Linelight will provide you with an intuitive and rewarding experience.

Metaverse Keeper (CIRCLE Ent., 12th Nov, £12.14 / €13.49) – In Metaverse Keeper you explore randomly-generated worlds, customize your weapons and fight crazy monsters – in solo or co-op mode! Five unique heroes, each with their own special skills, have been called upon by the mysterious government of the Metaverse. Long ago, a great cataclysm shook reality and created the Metaverse and its Bastion – a vast and mysterious ship drifting across space-time. Our heroes will board the Bastion with one goal in mind: uncover the secrets behind the cataclysm, stop the Boss, and bring balance back to the Metaverse.

Re:Turn – One Way Trip (GMG Publishing, 9th Nov, £9.99 / €9.99) – Re:Turn – One Way Trip tells the terrifying story of five college friends on a post-graduation vacation. This might be their last trip together before adulthood swallows them whole. Unfortunately for them, a far more sinister force has found them and hungers for their souls. When Saki awakens in the middle of the night to find that her friends have disappeared from their campsite, she is soon lured to an abandoned train. It stands silent, as if it has been waiting for its final passenger to board. Waiting for her.

Suguru Nature (£0.89 / €0.99) – Suguru Nature is a great logic puzzle with two simple rules. The cells in each puzzle grid are divided into groups, and each group contains the numbers from 1 to N, where N is the number of cells in the group. Thus, a group containing 5 cells will contain numbers from 1 to 5. The second rule is that no two adjacent cells, including diagonal, can contain the same number.

Super Star Panda (£8.99 / €9.99) – Evil rockets, evil meteors, evil satellites, evil spacecraft, evil UFOs, evil (not really) power-ups, non-evil, ultra great and helpful SHIELD – supersonic space-time breakdown slo-mo.

Unhatched (£4.49 / €4.99) – Unhatched is a story-driven card game with a unique mechanic where every card has different effects depending on how you swipe it. You’ll play as a dragon trainer reclaiming their freedom through a pact with a mysterious rescuer. What starts innocently with opening a jar of pickles, will end up testing the limits of your wit and bond you create with your dragon! Build your deck on the fly, pick and choose from over 200 cards (such as Dragon Breath, Grappling Hook and Pickle), each one with different mechanics, and experience an intriguing story that unfolds based on your choices!

Vera Blanc: Full Moon (£4.99 / €4.99) – Vera Blanc is a mystery / detective game. Take on the role of Vera Blanc, a young and beautiful woman with an extraordinary power: the ability to read other people’s minds! The game plays like a visual novel / adventure game with two endings for the mystery and a collection of challenging minigames. In this episode, our heroine travels to a mysterious town in Germany deep in the Black Forest. A serial killer is on the loose, and all leads point to a werewolf as the culprit!

Zombie’s Cool (Game Museum, 12th Nov, £3.6 / €2.99) – Zombie’s Cool is a growth-type shooting action game in which you have to mop up zombies that frequently pop up in town while searching for the root of the zombie virus. Weapon System Single Shot Pistol: You can use it limitlessly, but its firepower is weak. Machine Gun: The damage dealt per bullet is low, but since its per-second firing speed is high, you can deal a lot of damage within a short time. Shotgun: It has a short range, but it deals a lot of damage to multiple enemies.

Switch eShop – Demos

DLC / Add-On Content

Nintendo Switch games with new DLC this week:

So that’s your lot for this week’s Nintendo Download. Go on, be a sport and drop a vote in the poll above, and comment below with your hot picks!