The latest Nintendo Download update for North America 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 eShop – Highlights
Just Dance 2021 (Ubisoft, 12th Nov, $49.99) – The ultimate dance game returns with 40 hot new tracks, including chart-topping hits like “Don’t Start Now” by Dua Lipa, “Feel Special” by TWICE and “Señorita” by Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello. Share the fun with co-op mode, and enjoy eight new kid-friendly songs and choreographies for a family-fun experience. Just Dance 2021 invites you to dance the way you like by creating your own personalized custom playlists. Start a dance party your friends and family can enjoy!
KINGDOM HEARTS Melody of Memory (SQUARE ENIX, 13th Nov, $59.99) – Dive into rhythm-action gameplay with memorable tunes in this can’t-miss musical journey! 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 Disney and the KINGDOM HEARTS series, with a collection of more than 140 songs. Match the rhythm of the songs and cast powerful magic spells to attack enemies. A variety of modes are available in the game, including Memory Drive, which involves matching past scenes from memory, and Boss Battle, in which players square off against fearsome bosses with special attacks.
Switch eShop – New Releases
Apparition (No Gravity Games, 13th Nov, $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. STAY ALIVE!
Arcade Archives Pettan Pyuu (HAMSTER, 5th Nov, $7.99) – “Pettan Pyuu” is an action game released by SUNSOFT in 1984. Take control of the character, “Pettan” and make use of the plates to wipe out bugs and solve the interdimensional maze. You will need to master 4 different types of plates, all with their own characteristics.
Beat Me! (Red Limb Studio, 13th Nov, $12.99) – 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!
BrainZ (Polygon Art, 12th Nov, $6.99) – A colorfull 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 resupplys and manage your resources and find a way to leave the city.
Bus Driver Simulator (Ultimate Games, 13th Nov, $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. We took photos of a big part of these cities and their suburbs to recreate buildings and streets as close to real objects as possible.
Five Dates (Wales Interactive, 17th Nov, $12.99) – Five Dates is an interactive rom-com about the unpredictable world of digital dating. With five potential female matches, Vinny explores whether compatibility, chemistry and connection is still possible in a world where physical touch is no longer an option. Throughout the game, your choices and your interactions will either strengthen or weaken your relationship with your date. The relationship scores are calculated from the start right through to the very end and will affect certain scenarios as well as having consequences in the concluding scenes.
Forest Guardian (Top Hat Studios, 12th Nov, $10.99) – 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. Anna wants to help Mayu bring visitors back to her shrine, but what she learns in the meantime may end up making her change her mind. Confronted with Mayu’s past, what will Anna do?
Grim Legends 3: The Dark City (Artifex Mundi, 13th Nov, $14.99) – Sylvia, the acolyte of the mysterious monster hunting Order, loses her memory. One year later, the Incarceri Stone – a powerful artifact 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 artifact. Will Silvia succeed in recovering the Incarceri and prevent the Koshmaar from breaking free? Will she muster the courage to save Lichtenheim and its inhabitants?
Guitar (Sabec, 13th Nov, $9.99) – Turn your Nintendo Switch into mini guitar 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.
Let’s Sing 2021 (Ravenscourt, 13th Nov, $39.99) – 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”.
Life of Boris: Super Slav (SneakyBox, 12th Nov, $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, $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.
Mars Horizon (The Irregular Corporation, 17th Nov, $19.99) – In Mars Horizon, you take control of a major space agency, leading it from the dawn of the space age through to landing astronauts on Mars. Guide your agency through the space race and write your alternate history of space travel – any of the agencies can be the first to land on The Moon if you make the right choices. Manage the numerous challenges faced then and now.
Metaverse Keeper (CIRCLE Entertainment, 12th Nov, $14.99) – 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.
Need for Speed Hot Pursuit Remastered (Electronic Arts, 13th Nov, $39.99) – 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.
Pure Pool (Ripstone, 17th Nov, $14.99) – Enjoy the most realistic and immersive simulation of cue sports on Nintendo Switch, with stunning 1080p visuals and more ways than ever to play pool and snooker!
Santa’s Xmas Adventure (12th Nov, $8.99) – 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?
Serious Sam Collection (Devolver Digital, 17th Nov, $29.99) – Experience one of the most explosive shooter game series of all time as you save the world from a merciless alien invasion. Visit the ruins of ancient Egypt and roam through the vivid arenas of South America fighting seemingly never-ending hordes of enemies using an extremely destructive arsenal including shotguns, heavy lasers, rocket launchers, a huge cannon and an iconic minigun.
Slide Stars (Orange One, 10th Nov, $39.99) – Are you ready for the world’s most extreme water slide adventure? Play as one of 20 world-famous influencers and blast into an adventure of a lifetime! Choose your favorite star, jump onto the ride of your choice and race head-first down some of the most crazy water slides! Slide, jump and balance your way through insane tracks packed with race-platforming dangers and extraordinary enemies.
Sniper Elite 4 (RebellionInteract, 17th Nov, $39.99) – Experience tactical third-person combat, gameplay choice and epic sharpshooting across gigantic levels as you liberate World War 2 Italy from the grip of fascism. Unrivalled sniping freedom. Complete the campaign your way Epic longshots with bone-crushing X-ray kill cam Team-up or go head-to-head with local & online multiplayer Feel every shot with HD rumble & pan the battlefield with gyroscopic controls
Suguru Nature (Hook Games, 13th Nov, $9.99) – 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 (Ultimate Games, 13th Nov, $9.99) – evil rockets – evil meteors – evil satellites – evil spacecrafts – evil UFOs – evil (not really) power-ups – non-evil, ultra great and helpful SHIELD – supersonic space-time breakdown SLO-MO.
Unhatched (SONKA, 13th Nov, $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 (Ratalaika Games, 13th Nov, $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!
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? (Microids, 17th Nov, $29.99) – I do! With 15 questions to answer, it will become harder and harder to increase the prize fund: over 3,000 themed questions waiting to be answered (geographic, science, history, but also entertainment or arts), a growing difficulty and the pressure from the audience and the host… All the ingredients are here to put the player under pressure!
Zombie Blast Crew (QubicGames, 13th Nov, $9.99) – It has been 11 months since the infection started. Everyone fled the cities, mass panic in the streets. The zombies took over our towns, our buildings, our houses. Now we sleep outside while they roam our streets. We waited for the army, and the army didn’t come, so we picked up guns. We waited for a hero, and noone came, so we were left to survive on our own. Now we’re done waiting. Will you lead us in the face of a certain doom?
Zombie’s Cool (GAME MUSEUM, 12th Nov, $3.99) – 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.
So that’s your lot for this week’s North American Nintendo Download. Go on, be a sport and drop a vote in the poll above, and comment below with your hot picks!