This week on the eShop is headlined by Don’t Starve arriving on Switch – another in a long line of games that have been successful on other platforms coming to Switch. Other than that, there are highlights such as Gal*Gun, burly fisherman (really), and more!
Thursday 12th April
Don’t Starve: Nintendo Switch Edition
Switch, £17.99 – Klei Entertainment
Description: “In Don’t Starve: Nintendo Switch Edition, you play as Wilson, an intrepid Gentleman Scientist who has been trapped by a demon and transported to a mysterious wilderness world.”
Extra Fact: The Switch version of Don’t Starve was announced mere days ago, complete with a trailer!
Switch, £6.99 – Lucid Sheep Games
Description: “Only you (and three of your friends) can save breakfast from evil!”
Players: 1 to 4
Extra Fact: This game has an all original EDM soundtrack, containing songs such as Brunch My Body. Yes, that is an actual song name.
Switch, £19.99 – Undergames
Description: “Infernium, a non-linear first person survival horror that will shake you to the core!”
Extra Fact: The changes you make in Infernium can affect the game world, and there are multiple endings as well.
Switch, £11.69 – KEMCO
Description: “Travel alongside four companions and a cat in a fantasy RPG featuring stunning animated turn-based battles!”
Extra Fact: This RPG has a cat that declares itself to be the Light Deity. Okay.
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Switch, £6.99 – Lightwood Games
Description: “More than 300 puzzles to solve alone or with friends!”
Players: 1 to 4
Extra Fact: Those 300 puzzles are spread across 27 different categories!
Burly Men at Sea
Switch, £8.99 – Plug In Digital
Description: “A trio of large, bearded fishermen who step away from the ordinary to seek adventure.”
Extra Fact: The branching story of Burly Men at Sea is set in 20th century Scandinavia.
Johnny Turbo’s Arcade: Bad Dudes
Switch, £7.99 – FTE Games
Description: “Are you bad enough?!”
Players: 1 to 2
Extra Fact: Your protection of President Ronnie takes you through a sewer, forest, old South Pacific train line, and more!
Switch, £9.99 – Curve Digital
Description: “Join the Rogue Aces today as Wings Mc.Pilot & Co, in this procedurally generated, adrenaline-fuelled fight to the last plane! Avoid incoming fire from land, sea and air while taking back the captured land from The Baron!”
Extra Fact: This game has no loading screens!
Switch, £4.49 – SILVERSTAR
Description: “Hug the ground and soar into the sky as you race towards the goal at lightning speed!”
Extra Fact: Drone Fight has two modes – CPU Battle and Time Attack.
Wii U, £3.59 – Ultra Dolphin Revolution
Description: “You are Emmy Epheremelda, a sorcerer in training/magical assistant”
Extra Fact: This Wii U eShop game has over 30 levels of magical library gameplay!
Friday 13th April
Switch, £44.99 – Pqube
Description: “Japan’s most infamous shooter makes its long-awaited Switch debut!”
Genres: Action/Adventure/Arcade/First-Person Shooter
Extra Fact: On Nintendo Switch, Gal*Gun 2 has optional motion controls in handheld mode; the game is also releasing boxed with a Game Card.
Tuesday 17th April
It’s Spring Again
Switch, £1.79 – Sometimes You
Description: “An educational game that teaches children about the seasons.”
Extra Fact: It’s Spring Again was made with the purpose of helping to develop associational and logical thinking.
There is multiple educational games in that list, which is interesting. Is it the time of year to teach children through games? Is there ever a time of year for that?
If you have thoughts on the eShop releases for the week, you can let us know in the comments!
Sources: Nintendo UK Upcoming Games