September 5, 2019 5:00 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Nintendo have released details of this week’s releases on the Nintendo Switch eShop. Banjo & Kazooie join the Super Smash Bros. Roster.  Spyro Reignited Trilogy was added to the eShop earlier this week and the Super Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online App will bring 20 SNES games to Switch with more on the way. We have the full ist of releases below.

Highlights: New Games, Demos, Pre-Loads, and DLC

Title Content Type Release Date Further info contact
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate: Banjo-Kazooie Challenger Pack
(Nintendo)           
DLC 05/09/2019, 02:00 CEST
Description: The titular unlikely duo from the Banjo-Kazooie series is going strong in the world of Smash! The pack includes the stage Spiral Mountain, which, as the name suggests, rotates during battle! Finally, some of the song arrangements have been created by Grant Kirkhope himself!

This DLC is included in the Fighters Pass (sold separately). If you’ve purchased the Fighters Pass, you don’t need to purchase this set.

This downloadable content set contains the following:

 Fighter: Banjo & Kazooie

 Stage: Spiral Mountain

 Music: 10 tracks

 Smash tag icons: 3

 Spirits: Banjo & Kazooie

 Spirit Board additions: Spirits from the Banjo-Kazooie series that were added in Ver. 5.0.0.

Super Kirby Clash
(Nintendo)
Game – Digital Only 05/09/2019, 01:00 CEST
Description: Head into battle with Kirby! Go on quests and fight powerful bosses in Super Kirby Clash, an exciting action-packed free-to-start adventure!

Build your own Team Kirby, choosing any combination of the four unique roles.

Each role’s weapons and abilities are different, so mix and match to suit each quest and ensure victory!

Super Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online
(Nintendo)
Game – Digital Only
Description: Play Super NES™ games anytime, anywhere, with a selection of classic games available exclusively for Nintendo Switch Online members!

Multiplayer Super NES™ games have been enhanced with online play and all classic games are compatible with the “Rewind” feature that allows players to turn back time; the perfect tool to overtake even the most difficult challenges! 

 Here’s a list of all available classic Super NES™ games:

•               Super Mario World™

•               Super Mario World™ 2: Yoshi’s Island™

•               Super Mario Kart™

•               The Legend of Zelda™: A Link to the Past™

•               Super Metroid™

•               Star Fox™

•               F-ZERO™

•               Stunt Race FX™

•               Pilotwings™

•               Kirby’s Dream Land™ 3

•               Kirby’s Dream Course™

•               Super Ghouls’n Ghosts™

•               Demon’s Crest

•               Super Soccer

•               Super Puyo Puyo 2

•               Super Tennis

•               Breath Of Fire

•               BRAWL BROTHERS

•               SUPER E.D.F. EARTH DEFENSE FORCE

•               Joe & Mac 2: Lost in the Tropics

If you want to try one of these classic Super NES™ games you can download the dedicated app on Nintendo eShop: the entire library will then be ready for you to enjoy!

Deadly Premonition Origins
(TOYBOX)
Game – Digital Only 05/09/2019, 01:00 CEST
Description: A mysterious serial murder occurs in Greenvale, a small town in North America surrounded by a beautiful nature.

FBI agent York sets out with his “friend” Zach to face the case.

Spend time with the town-people, soak yourself into the nature and truth will gradually become clear. When you finally get to the truth, you’ll find yourself difficult to leave Greenvale.

Divinity: Original Sin 2 – Definitive Edition
(Larian Studios)
Game – Digital Only 05/09/2019, 01:00 CEST
Description: The battle for Divinity has begun. Choose wisely and trust sparingly; darkness lurks within every heart. Master deep, tactical combat. Join up to 3 other players – but know that only one of you will have the chance to become a God, in multi-award winning RPG Divinity: Original Sin 2.

– Choose from over 5 races and 6 unique origin characters or create your own.

– Unlimited freedom to explore and experiment, with friends or with AI companions.

– Supports two player split-screen multiplayer, or online play for up to four friends.

– Hundreds of additional tweaks and changes come with the Definitive Edition

Spyro™ Reignited Trilogy
(Activision)
Game – Dual Distribution 03/09/2019, 00:00 local time
Description: The original roast master is back, and he’s on-the-go! Same sick burns, same smoldering attitude, now all scaled up in stunning HD. Spyro is bringing the heat like never before in the Spyro™ Reignited Trilogy game collection. Rekindle the fire with remastered versions of the original three games, Spyro™ the Dragon, Spyro™ 2: Ripto’s Rage! and Spyro™: Year of the Dragon. Explore the expansive realms, re-encounter the fiery personalities and relive the adventure in fully remastered glory. Because when there’s a realm that needs saving, there’s only one dragon to call.
FINAL FANTASY VIII Remastered
(SQUARE ENIX)
Game – Digital only 03/09/2019, 00:00 local time
Description: It is a time of war. The Republic of Galbadia, under the influence of the sorceress Edea, mobilises its great armies against the other nations of the world. Squall and other members of SeeD, an elite mercenary force, join hands with Rinoa, a resistance fighter, to fight against Galbadia’s tyrannical rule and to prevent Edea from fulfilling her ultimate goal.

This product is a remaster of FINAL FANTASY VIII, featuring multiple enhancements including additional options to customise your gameplay experience and difficulty, such as:

– Battle assist options (HP, ATB gauge, and Limit Break boosts)

– Game speed boost (x3)

– No random encounters

Torchlight II
(Perfect World)
Game – Digital only 03/09/2019, 09:00 CEST
Description: The award-winning action RPG is back, bigger and better than ever! Torchlight II takes you back into the quirky, fast-paced world of bloodthirsty monsters, bountiful treasures, and sinister secrets – and, once again, the fate of the world is in your hands. Torchlight II is fast, fun, and filled to the brim with action and loot. Adventure solo or form a party online with your friends.

Note: Play Torchlight II and receive an exclusive pet Unicorn.

NBA 2K20 Legend Edition
(Take-Two Interactive)
Bundle 06/09/2019, 00:00 local time
Description: The NBA 2K20 Legend Edition includes the following digital items:

– 100,000 Virtual Currency

– 50,000 MyTEAM Points

– 20 MyCAREER Skill Boosts

– MyPLAYER Clothing Capsule

– MyPLAYER Apparel Collection

– MyPLAYER Shoe Collection

– 20 MyTEAM League Packs (delivered one a week)

– 20 MyTEAM Heat Check Packs (delivered one a week beginning at the start of the NBA season)

– 5 MyTEAM Themed Packs (one per theme release across the next five releases)

– 2 Sapphire MyTEAM Cover Athlete Cards

DAEMON X MACHINA Demo
(Nintendo)
Demo 05/09/2019, 01:00 CEST
Description: When the moon fell from the sky and rained destruction on the world below, mankind forged a network of powerful machinery, controlled by a sophisticated artificial intelligence, in order to help rebuild all that was lost.

But now, the spread of an energy called Femto has corrupted these once-subservient machines into a dangerous and merciless enemy known as Arms of Immortal, and humanity finds itself in a desperate battle for survival…

In the Prologue demo, players will pilot their mechs through the beginning of the game, and all progress earned will carry over to the main game. A key feature of the demo is the ability to play in co-op mode with up to four players.

Tokyo Mirage Sessions ♯FE Encore
(Nintendo)
Digital pre-load 05/09/2019, 01:00 CEST

 

Pre-load ends 16/01/2020, 23:59:59 (CET)

Description: Once there was a group of young people who had no idea of the awesome powers they possessed. Meanwhile, in another dimension, a collection of heroes had lost all purpose and sense of themselves. Now, that’s all about to change…

In Tokyo Mirage Sessions FE Encore, budding stars of the stage and screen from Tokyo team up with legendary warriors from the world of Fire Emblem against the forces of darkness.

GRID™ Autosport
(Codemasters)
Digital pre-load 05/09/2019, 01:00 CEST

 

Pre-load ends 18.09.2019, 23:59 CEST

Description: Step into a career as a pro-racer, mastering the world’s fastest cars to win motorsport’s most exciting races, from the hallowed asphalt of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway to the narrow city streets of Barcelona.

RACE ANYTIME, ANYWHERE

Enjoy best-in-class AAA racing at home or on the move!

SCALEABLE CHALLENGE

Customise your controls and difficulty level. From nice ’n easy to super hard, it’s up to you set the bar.

MASTER FIVE DIFFERENT RACING DISCIPLINES

• Touring: Take on aggressive pack races

• Endurance: Test your strength in all-night events

• Tuner: Keep control in Drift and Time Attack events

• Open-Wheel: Perfect your racing line at top speed

• Street: Ramp up the fear factor on tight city circuits

CARS AND CIRCUITS

From the McLAREN 12C GT3 to the MAZDA RX-7 (FD3S) DRIFT TUNED, unleash Muscle Cars, Super Modified motors, Hypercars, Hot Hatches and a huge range of other high-performance rides across a ton of tracks, roads, laps and loops.

Devil May Cry 2
(CAPCOM)
Digital Pre-Load 05/09/2019, 01:00 CEST

 

Pre-load ends 18/09/2019, 23:59 CEST

Description: Dance with the devil once again.

Set some time after the events of Devil May Cry, this sequel adds even more moves to Dante’s arsenal and brings it to the next level of stylishness. Use the wall run to get the vantage point on your enemies, then assault them with a spinning barrage of bullets using Rain Storm.

Reprise your role as Dante, or play as the new femme fatale, Lucia, who prefers deadly throwing daggers to bullets and utilizes her speed with ninja-like reflexes. Build up your Devil Trigger gauge, then transform into a powerful demon with enhanced power and speed. While in demon form, Dante and Lucia can also utilize Devil Hearts – amulets that give them special powers like the ability to fly, super speed or even slowing down time.

Devil May Cry 2 also introduces the unlockable bonus mode, Bloody Palace – where players can earn Red Orbs while trying to clear wave after wave of enemies.

Little Town Hero
(GAME FREAK)
Digital Pre-Load 05/09/2019, 01:00 CEST

 

Pre-load ends 16/10/2019, 16:59 CEST

Description: The story is set in an isolated village on the edge of the world. The only gate leading outside is heavily guarded by a castle, and the villagers are not allowed to leave. Most of the villagers don’t give it a thought, and happily go on with their everyday lives.

However, the protagonist is a little different from the others – he wants to see the world outside.

One day, a “Monster” appears in the village, shocking everyone because until then, no one knew such creatures existed.

The protagonist is able to fight it using a mysterious Red stone he found in the coalmines.

In the course of his defense of the village, he gradually unravels secrets of how the stones and the monsters came to be…

Unlike most RPGs, there is no need to fight weak monsters repeatedly to level grind in “Little Town Hero”.

Instead, you will need to have a good strategy to fight each boss monster one on one.

…Will the protagonist live the adventure he craves and escape the humdrum village life?

– A challenging battle system, which relies heavily on coming up with new Ideas and strategies.

– Compact story progression designed with the busy gamer in mind.

– Soundtrack by Toby Fox, composer of the background music for UNDERTALE.

Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair
(Team17)
Digital Pre-Load 03/09/2019, 00:00 local time

 

Pre-Load ends 07/10/2019, 23:59 local time

Description: They must run, jump and roll their way through a series of challenging 2D levels, face a puzzling Overworld and rally the Royal Beetallion to take down Capital B’s Impossible Lair! Each level offers beautiful, rich visuals with detail and depth. Explore and unlock more 2D levels by completing objectives and puzzles, rescue the Royal Beetalion bees and find collectibles. Alternate Level States! Think you’ve got a level figured out? Try it in its alternate state! Flip switches in the overworld to create new landscapes.

 

Highlights: Sales

Title Content Type Discount Sale Start Date Sale End Date
We. The Revolution
(Klabater)
Game – Digital only 25% off 02/09/2019, 15:00 CEST 15/09/2019, 23:59 local time
Aragami – Shadow Edition
(Merge Games)
Game – Dual Distribution 40% off 02/09/2019, 15:00 CEST 15/09/2019, 23:59 local time
DRAGON BALL FIGHTERZ – FighterZ Edition
(BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment)
Bundle 40% off 03/09/2019, 15:00 CEST 18/09/2019, 23:59 local time
Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum’n’Fun!
(BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment)
Game – Dual Distribution 40% off 03/09/2019, 15:00 CEST 18/09/2019, 23:59 local time
Tales of Vesperia™: Definitive Edition
(BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment)
Game – Dual Distribution 40% off 03/09/2019, 15:00 CEST 18/09/2019, 23:59 local time
Katamari Damacy REROLL
(BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment)
Game – Digital only 40% off 03/09/2019, 15:00 CEST 18/09/2019, 23:59 local time
Undertale
(8-4)
Game – Digital only 33% off 05/09/2019, 01:00 CEST 19/09/2019, 23:59 local time
Trials® Rising – Digital Gold Edition
(Ubisoft)
Bundle 50% off 05/09/2019, 15:00 CEST 18/09/2019, 23:59 local time

 

New Releases: Games

Title Content Type Release Date
Wand Wars
(Moonradish)
Game – Digital only 02/09/2019, 00:00 local time
A Duel Hand Disaster: Trackher
(Ask An Enemy Studios)
Game – Digital only 03/09/2019, 10:00 CEST
BARRIER X
(HYPETRAIN DIGITAL)
Game – Digital only 03/09/2019, 15:00 CEST
Fin and the Ancient Mystery
(Silesia Games)
Game – Digital only 03/09/2019, 15:00 CEST
Gurgamoth
(QuantumAstroGuild)
Game – Digital only 03/09/2019, 00:00 local time
The Long Journey Home
(Daedalic GmbH)
Game – Digital only 04/09/2019, 15:00 local time
River City Girls
(WayForward)
Game – Dual Distribution 05/09/2019, 09:00 local time
Arcade Archives VIGILANTE
(HAMSTER)
Game – Digital only 05/09/2019, 15:00 CEST
Asdivine Menace
(KEMCO)

Source: Nintendo UK PR

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