Nintendo Download: 27th October (North America)
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
Bayonetta 3 (Nintendo, 28th Oct, $59.99) – Get ready for a devilishly good time in one of Bayonetta’s most full-bodied adventures yet! In this new, over-the-top climax action game, everyone’s favorite witch, the fabulous Bayonetta, must face a mysterious group of evil manmade bioweapons using her signature weapons and time-slowing Witch Time ability. Tap into new powers like Demon Masquerade, which lets you channel one of Bayonetta’s demons, and save the day across new locales like the streets of Tokyo and the mountains of China. Plus, play as new character Viola, who fights with a sword and a capricious demon companion named Cheshire. You’ll also meet a virtual coven of other Bayonettas, each more fabulous than the last. – Read our Bayonetta 3 review
Switch eShop – New Releases
A Winding Path (Flynns Arcade, 27th Oct, $6.99) – A Winding Path is a hand-drawn adventure game about finding the beauty of the world and enjoying the little things. Explore the atmosphere of ancient caverns, enchanting forests and busy settlements, help colorful characters, find the rain and unveil its magic. The Rainmaker awaits! In a whimsical fantasy world, the rain has ceased to fall. The rivers are running low and the crops have withered. Seeking to uncover the elemental mystery, you find an enchanted lyre and set out on a magical journey to restore balance to the world.
Ace Angler: Fishing Spirits (Bandai Namco, 28th Oct, $39.99) – The latest Ace Angler title is set in an aquarium-themed amusement park! Play the park’s various attractions by yourself or with friends to collect Medals, which you can then use to upgrade your aquarium!
Alan Wake Remastered (Epic Games, 20th Oct, $29.99) – In this award-winning cinematic action-thriller, troubled author Alan Wake embarks on a desperate search for his missing wife, Alice. When Alan discovers pages of a horror story he has supposedly written, Wake’s grip on reality is threatened as he confronts the darkness closing in. The horror story is coming true. – Read our Alan Wake Remastered review
Alterity Experience (Dolores Ent, 27th Oct, $9.99) – You are Anton Cornwell, a Californian farmer. Recently, your ranch house is prey to strange and unexplained phenomena. Invaded from all sides, you need to be reactive by using your mind to prevent any intrusions. Will you survive the eventful night ahead? ALTERITY EXPERIENCE is a closed-door adventure game playable in first-person. The action takes place in present Lucy County, northern California, a region known for its unexplained phenomena. Many local farmers have found their farms covered in a mysterious purple substance. In turn, you are confronted by the same phenomena.
Amazing Chicken Adventures (Piotr Rochala, 31st Oct, $19.99) – Featuring classical music, broken eggs, chicken-inappropriate tools, and mandatory funny hats. Explore the whimsical world, unlock new adventures, and don’t forget to put all of your eggs into one basket. Get frustrated by the falling eggs and then relax to the music of Chopin, Mozart, Beethoven, Vivaldi and more.
Arcade Archives TOUKI DENSHOU ANGEL EYES (HAMSTER, 20th Oct, $7.99) – “TOUKI DENSHOU ANGEL EYES” is a fighting game released by TECMO in 1996. The player must win fierce battles against powerful opponents for the title of “Archangel”. You can use super special moves and special techniques to gain an advantage in battle when your emotional gauge reaches its peak.
ARKANOID – ETERNAL BATTLE (Microids, 27th Oct, $29.99) – Arkanoid is an iconic arcade game, developed by TAITO Corporation in 1986. When the mother ship ARKANOID comes under attack, the small spacecraft VAUS manages to escape but ends up warped into another dimension. Wandering in an inter-dimensional labyrinth, VAUS must destroy blocks called “”spacewalls”” in order to defeat “”DOH””, the creator of the maze responsible for ARKANOID’s destruction.
Asterix & Obelix XXXL: The Ram From Hibernia (Microids, 27th Oct, $39.99) – 6 new worlds to explore from Gaul to Hibernia (Ireland) in an original story respectfully inspired by the iconic universe of our Gaulish heroes! For the first time ever, play Asterix and Obelix in local cooperation up to 4 players on the same screen. We offer you a new game experience by using a wide range of objects founds during your journey, but of course, you can still grab Romans
Bones of Halloween (Ratalaika Games, 28th Oct, $4.99) – You awaken in a dark forest near a castle and quickly realize that you’re being hunted by grotesque pumpkin skeletons risen from the grave. They’re after more than just your Halloween candy. Shoot down as many enemies as you can! You’ll have to deal with a myriad of monster attacks including arrows, lasers, fire, and explosions. Choose from multiple gameplay modes and different challenges, and gain access to powerful weapons. Be careful with fortune cards! They will have either good or bad effects on your fate.
Brewmaster: Beer Brewing Simulator (Fireshine Games, 27th Oct) – Discover, learn and master the art of homebrewing in the ultimate celebration of craft beer. From perfecting authentic, chemistry-driven brewing techniques to naming, bottling and labelling – refine your craft to become the ultimate Brewmaster in the first ever realistic beer brewing experience. With all the tricks of the trade and the best equipment at your disposal, follow a recipe, or experiment with a huge variety of real-world ingredients to hone your skills. Enter friendly competitions, earn beer tokens, and upgrade your equipment to become an even better brewer. Choose to experience the story-led Brewmaster mode or throw yourself into Creative Mode, a sandbox with everything unlocked.
Buddy Simulator 1984 (Feardemic, 27th Oct, $9.99) – Have you ever felt lonely? Like you wanted someone to talk to? A best friend perhaps? Well, look no further! Thanks to next-generation AI technology made in the new Anekom OS, BUDDY SIMULATOR 1984 simulates the experience of hanging out with your best buddy! Your best buddy learns from you, constantly adapting to your interests and personality. Say your favourite colour is green, of course, your best friend will remember! Thanks to the latest and greatest graphical software, our top video game scientists were able to find a way for a computer to play games with you, talk to you, and become someone you can really trust!
BYTE CATS (Gotcha Gotcha, 20th Oct, $11.99) – Perform wall jumps, evade deadly obstacles, hunt mice and use powerful abilities to destroy everyone who stands in your way! Lead a bunch of kittens through a dystopian underworld and explore brutal levels full of hardcore platforming action and hidden secrets. Catch a variety of little critters to fill up your mice containers and unleash claw-some abilities.
Charon’s Staircase (Sodesco, 28th Oct, $34.99) – You play as an agent codenamed: ‘Desmond’, sent by The Ministry who is tasked with retrieving and destroying classified documents from the Oack Grove estate, that reveal the horrifying activities that happened in the past. Your journey, however, leads you to an unpleasant and gruesome discovery – Project Alpha.
CoComelon: Play with JJ (Outright Games, 28th Oct, $39.99) – Come over for a fun CoComelon playdate with JJ at his house. You’ll get to meet JJ’s friends and family, play musical minigames, and have fun with shapes and numbers! There are lots of fun interactive objects to pick up and play with, you can sing along to CoComelon favorites like Yes Yes Vegetables and Wheels on the Bus, and not least – build your very own CoComelon sticker collection along the way! CoComelon Play with JJ gives kids the chance to play inside their favorite show. With simple, interactive minigames, little ones will have hours of learning fun with JJ!”
Construction Site Driver 2 (BoomHits, 21st Oct, $12.99) – We hope you don’t suffer from “vertigo”. You’ll need a good head for heights in Construction Site Driver 2! Take on loads of intense construction site driving and parking missions in 7 Mega Heavy Duty Trucks. Moving cranes, narrow platforms and tricky surfaces await!
Cubic Parking (DillyFrame, 27th Oct, $2.99) – Cubic Parking is a minimalistic parking-based puzzle game where you need to move the double triangle block from right side of the field to the left. There will be multiple blocks (one, two and three blocks shapes) on your way and you need to free the space by moving them. The directions you can move the block are limited and are indicated with arrows. You can move the double triangle block only back and forward.
Daardoa (Vidas, 19th Oct, $3.49) – Bring the ancients to the church. Bring the ancients to their homes. You can’t fight, but you can run. Daardoa is constantly on a hunt to find you, keep moving, and fulfill your purpose. The two protagonists Nox and Lux bring the night and day in an endless cycle, using the Azure Medal bring the light and darkness into this surreal realm, guarded by the entity Daardoa. Explore the world, find its secrets, learn more about its characters, find the ancients and bring them to the church.
DARIUSBURST CS CORE + TAITO/SEGA Pack (Taito, 27th Oct, $29.99) – DariusBurst CS Core + Taito/Sega Pack features the CS and DLC modes from “DariusBurst Chronicle Saviours”, previously released on other platforms. *The Original, Original EX, Chronicle and Event modes contained within AC Mode are not included.
Dire Vengeance (Magic Shot Games, 26th Oct, $14.99) – Leap, duck and dodge through countless murderous traps. Use your trusty Viper Sword and magical ranged weapons to tear through demonic denizens who thirst for your blood in this classic style linear side-scrolling action game. From the duo at MagicShotGames comes Dire Vengeance; a side-scrolling action platformer with gothic-themed visual designs and high-resolution graphics. This game is the spiritual successor to many 16-bit all-time greats
Escape String (7 Raven Studios, 27th Oct, $6.99) – Escape String is a 2D puzzle game set in an undefined time and place. A small humanoid robot wakes up in the debris of a landfill inside a large factory. He receives strange and enigmatic messages, from someone who apparently wants to help him. The robot’s purpose is to explore the large factory where he is in search of answers about who he and his mysterious remote helper are. The player does not control the robot directly and in real time but inserts movement commands above its display in order to tell the robot when it is time to jump, to crouch and more. It is therefore a puzzle game based on perspective.
Factorio (Wube Software, 28th Oct, TBA) – Factorio is a game in which you build and maintain factories. You will be mining resources, researching technologies, building infrastructure, automating production and fighting enemies. Join forces with other players in cooperative multiplayer, create huge factories, collaborate and delegate tasks between you and your friends. While the core gameplay is in the form of the freeplay scenario, there are a range of interesting challenges in the form of Scenarios. If you don’t find any maps or scenarios you enjoy, you can create your own with the in-game Map Editor, place down entities, enemies, and terrain in any way you like.
Fantasy Blacksmith (CheckMate, 2nd Nov, $9.99 – You are a blacksmith in the world of the sword, magic and war, in which any blacksmith who knows how to make even the simplest swords is in demand. You start off as a poor unskilled blacksmith, but in time you will gain experience and improve to achieve wealth, fame and power, and change this world!
H1.Jack (Cobble sp, 20th Oct, $4.99) – Start from the very bottom and spend your money and fame on gaining new techniques and exploits to fight the increasingly stronger enemies. Stories and skill sets are inspired by real-life events. Heartbleed or Shellshock won’t be enough!
Halloween Shooter (House of Pandas, 29th Oct, $9.99) – You thought this was going to be another peaceful Halloween until a loud explosion sound came from the basement. An interdimensional portal has just appeared! A vast labyrinth lies beyond the portal packed with zombies, mummies, and other terrifying monsters. Will you be able to clear it up before your family comes back and scolds you for keeping your basement so untidy?
Harmony’s Odyssey (Mythic Owl, 27th Oct, $14.99) – Harmony’s Odyssey is a 3D fantasy adventure puzzle game set on mythical dioramas full of riddles, perky creatures and magic. Embark on a fantastic journey through remote fabled lands tangled by a rowdy cat and bring peace to its inhabitants. Embark on an adventurous odyssey through mythical lands, presented as lively, detailed dioramas, filled with engaging mechanics and gameplay features. Each diorama is diverse and unique and represents mini universes – biomes. Can you solve the mystery surrounding the Suburbs? Or outplay the home team in the Stadium?
Hatchwell (Adrian Corpuz, 20th Oct, $9.99) – A top-down action RPG set in a day in a town called Hatchwell. While the townspeople are busy preparing for the festival, a series of events will disrupt the preparations. Run around town and help the Mayor investigate different parts near and within Hatchwell and find out what’s causing these events, which seem to worsen as the day goes by.
Hidden Paws Mystery (Silesia Games, 27th Oct, $3.99) – You are an adventurer, the last of the Seekers of Cats, and you are tasked with an important job. Scattered on those islands are little cats, some of them are cold and hungry and yet still hoping someone will find them. Others don’t really care about you or your quest but meow insistently anyway so you should probably stop for a moment and pet them too.
Horse Club Adventures 2: Hazelwood Stories (Wild River, 27th Oct) – Are you ready for more adventures together? It’s autumn in Lakeside and the Horse Club™ is waiting for you! Ride off with the friends Hannah, Lisa, Sarah and Sofia and let them show you the small town of Hazelwood. The loveliest photos are wanted for a contest there – will you find the best photo motifs together and on your horses? It’s not so easy, but luckily you meet up with lots of friends who help you, and afterwards you can play out a wide variety of stories with them: helping out at the riding stables, taking photos of birds, finding hidden treasures – apart from the thrilling main story, diverse experiences await you, too. Demonstrate your skill at elegant dressage, on the dusty Western riding grounds, in fast-paced obstacle-course races, at herding stubborn livestock, or at “Pop & Gallop” while trying to improve your high score!
Horse Tales: Emerald Valley Ranch (Microids, 3rd Nov, $39.99) – Your vacation at your aunt’s turns out to be far from what you expected. Your once grand family property has fallen into ruins and you find yourself facing a huge challenge. How to return your ranch to its former glory? Get caught up in a beautiful horseback adventure! Explore the vast wild stretches surrounding you, meet the residents of the peninsula and forge friendships. Discover the secrets hidden on the island, Breed, tame and train horses – each with their own strengths and characteristics – and take part in thrilling races. Your aunt has really let the family estate fall into disrepair – what remains of the once glorious stud farm is now rubble and ruins, and you are the only one who can do anything about it.
Hot Springs Story 2 (Kairosoft, 27th Oct, $39.99) – What lies beyond the bath curtain? A “hot” new entry into the hotel sim genre! Features new baths exclusive to the sequel. Furnish your resort with Cauldron Baths, Footbaths, Open-Air Baths, and more. Create and customize your own world-famous hot springs resort. Entertain visitors with tons of facilities, including Ping Pong Tables, Stores, and Oil Drum Baths. Don’t forget to provide first-class local cuisine! Thrill foodie guests with everything from humble Ramen Stalls to fancy Sushi Restaurants. Give your grounds a splash of color with decorative plants and watch the seasons change throughout the year. Baths also have a variety of effects, like relieving fatigue or promoting smooth, glowing skin. Placing a Beautician and Chocolatier near one of these baths will help you reel in guests who want to feel pampered. Help develop the local area by investing in different tourist attractions. Will you promote the Soothing Forest? A bustling Amusement Park?
Insomnis (MERIDIEM, 26th Oct, $14.99) – Insomnis is a first-person horror game focused on story, exploration and solving puzzles to advance through a terrifying atmosphere. Players take control of Joe Castevet, who will have to deal with a mysterious inheritance he has just received. Discover all the secrets of the Castevet mansion!
Japanese Escape Games The Forbidden Garden (Regista, 20th Oct, $9.99) – The 10th Japanese Escape Games series! ! Game system This game is an escape-the-room game (mystery-adventure game). *Point the screen with a cursor to solve riddles, and this game goes on. Story There is a place every adventurer talks about. All adventurers who miraculously get back from The place say, “It’s the place of judgement. ” To get back from the place alive, You need to escape from there. —– Suddenly an airplane I controlled lost its control. I did everything I could, but nothing worked. I knew I would die in the plane alone. But at the moment, I found myself in a mysterious place. Ah, I got everything in a moment. I came into The place: The Forbidden Garden.
Live by the Sword: Tactics (Gravity Game Arise, 28th Oct, $24.99) – Live By The Sword: Tactics is an unashamedly old school tactical RPG with modern gameplay ideas. Set after the fall of the land, you control two brothers who must traverse the kingdom to stop it from falling back into the darkness of conflict. It’s a journey that will test their brotherly bond and the player’s tactical skills as they form a team and go on this heroic quest. The game is a new take on Tactical / Strategy gameplay. Characters do not gain experience points and you cannot collect overpowered equipment to easily bypass difficult fights. You, the player, must become more skilled to achieve victory. Are you up for the challenge of becoming a true Tactician?
Lonesome Village (Ogre Pixel, 1st Nov, $19.99) – A cosy RPG adventure, taking place in a formerly sleepy town in dire need of help. The animal villagers are trying to return to life as normal following a calamitous event which wiped out their homes. And the less said about the mysterious tower which has appeared just outside of town, the better. Gorgeous, inviting art style – Lonesome Village is the perfect place to rest up after a long day adventuring. Discover a detailed and fascinating world full of mystery and adventure. Solve mind-bending puzzles to gain entry to and make your way up a mysterious magic tower, one dungeon at a time. Hang out and make friends with a variety of cute characters. Save villagers from a perilous stay in the tower and help bring them back home to Lonesome!
METAL NINJA (LYUS, 20th Oct, $8.00) – Use time energy to bounce off walls and ceilings in every direction, defeating enemies with combos! Multiple endings with scenario branching depending on the choices you make along the way! What future will you choose when you find out the true reason why the world was destroyed?
MIDNIGHT Remastered (Mad Jackal, 31st Oct, $1.99) – A remastered version of the 2017 web game ‘MIDNIGHT’, collect the seven letters of the deadly sins and repent your past offences in this horror game. MIDNIGHT Remastered features a non-linear storyline where the game takes place after major events, you must collect and read optional documents if you wish to understand the story.
Missile Command: Recharged (Atari, 27th May, $2.99) – Missile Command: Recharged is a re-imagining of the beloved classic with fast-paced, arcade action where players must defend their bases by blasting an endless barrage of missiles hailing from the sky. Launch counter-missiles to protect your base and target powerups to gain an edge at critical moments. Missile Command: Recharged will appeal to those that fondly remember playing the original or its many iterations, and a whole new generation of gamers that are looking for fast-paced, pick-up-and-play, arcade goodness. Powered Up: Don’t just target missiles – take aim at all-new powerups to survive longer with defensive measures, silo repair, or a screen-clearing special blast. Upgraded: New powerup system takes points earned and allows them to be used to upgrade all aspects of gameplay to get an edge and achieve the highest scores. Shoot for the Clouds: Compete in global online leaderboards and aim to claim bragging rights as the top missile commander.
Once Upon a Time on Halloween (KrzysztofPodsada, 20th Oct, $9.99) – In 1920, a pact was made between humans and pumpkins. People were supposed to take care of the pumpkins throughout the year. Pumpkins were to protect people from evil once a year. In one day, the pumpkins must stop the monsters of the whole world from passing into tomorrow. If they fail to do so, the world will be overrun by evil for 364 days. This day was called Halloween.
Paradigm Paradox (Aksys Games, 27th Oct, $49.99) – High schooler Yuuki is as average as they come. She enjoys a mundane life of school, friendships, and generally being uninterested in boys, until one day she finds herself outside after curfew and face to face with a horrific monster. Just as all seems lost, Yuuki is saved by four female superheroes… and is invited to join their cause and protect the colony from the Vector threat!
Pixel Artist (Mindscape, 27th Oct, $14.99) – Unleash your inner artist and create beautiful works of art. Choose a blank canvas from one of the 8 categories and paint by number. Fill your art gallery with over 100 paintings of different shapes and sizes. Need an extra hand? Use boosters or play with friends in local co-op multiplayer. – Play a relaxing game alone, or with up to 4 players and paint together – 8 categories: Animals, Flowers, Food, Home, Love, Sports, Travel and Vehicles – Choose a canvas from 3060 pixels all the way up to 20550 pixels – Made a mistake? No problem! Use the eraser functionality to easily correct mistakes – Use boosters to quickly paint many pixels
Puzzle Book: Furry Friends Bundle (QubicGames, 21st Oct, $4.99) – Put puzzle pieces together to create beautiful and colourful pictures! Do you want to assemble pieces for Cats pictures or Foxes? Your choice.
Puzzle by Nikoli S Akari (HAMSTER, 20th Oct, $4.99) – This famous and easily understandable puzzle was created in 2001. “Akari” is a puzzle in which you set lights based on the hint numbers in order to light up the entirety of the white space. The main features of “Akari” are the easy to understand rules, and the depth of the game. There are great numbers of patterns for which you will figure out “When the numbers and lights and spaces are combined like this, then THIS is how they are sure to match up”, so you have plenty of opportunities to taste “the excitement of discovering new patterns”. The options menu, manual, and other text are available in Japanese, English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish.
Rule No.1 (eastasiasoft, 27th Oct, $5.99) – Massacre waves of sentient metallic geometry as you attempt to survive the first-person gunslinging challenges of Rule No. 1! In this arena-based FPS with a dash of rogue-lite randomness, your one job is to blast everything in sight while dodging incoming threats. Clear waves of metal menaces and their pixelated minions to keep your spicy female player character from biting the dust
Saturnalia (Santa Ragione, 27th Oct, $19.99) – A third-person roguelite horror adventure where you play as four characters, experiencing an intergenerational storyline tied to the haunting traditions of an ancient village in Sardinia, Italy, a region rich with unique folklore… The village itself is an elaborate maze with no two iterations being precisely the same—you will have to explore and solve the mysteries of the game largely unguided
Shatter Remastered Deluxe (Pikpok, 2nd Nov, $9.99) – Shatter Remastered Deluxe brings back the brick-breaking action. Travel through 10 distinct worlds and battle 10 unique bosses; packed with amazing physics effects, power-ups and special attacks. Take control of the playing field with the innovative “suck and blow” mechanic, altering the game to your benefit and charging up ultimate ability SHARDSTORM
SIGNALIS (Humble Games, 27th Oct, $19.99) – Searching for dreams inside of a nightmare Awaken from slumber and explore a surreal retrotech world as Elster, a technician Replika searching for her lost partner and her lost dreams. Discover terrifying secrets, challenging puzzles, and nightmarish creatures in a tense and melancholic experience of cosmic dread and classic psychological survival horror.
Silenced: The House (Sometimes You, 28th Oct, $4.99) – Any plans for weekend? There is a great place to escape from hustle and bustle of the city and daily routine! We promise unique experience of horror and despair… if you stay alive, of course. The old house is hiding something. This dark empty rooms are full of secrets. Blind windows are staring at you from the deep darkness. Do you hear them? Are you ready to talk to them? Because if you are not, you better go away, run, hide your hysterically beating heart from the claws of insanity. Why do you want to find the truth if you know that it will kill you? You must scream, you must cry, you must find your dead voice in this silence.
Solitaire: Classic Card Game (Megame, 27th Oct, $9.99) – Solitaire: Classic Card Game is the perfect choice for meditative gaming sessions on Nintendo Switch™, both in handheld and TV mode. The rules of solitaire are simple – you need to reveal all the hidden cards and collect a pile of the same suit in sequential order from king to ace in order to remove the cards from the table. As soon as the field is empty, the game will be over.
Sophstar (Red Art Games, 28th Oct, $12.99) – Sub-Lieutenant Soph has lived in Galanian for her whole life, having no memory of when her existence started, and no idea of how she developed her teleporting powers. But after being sent for a recon mission, all of what she knows about herself is about to change. Sophstar is a vertical arcade shoot’em up with heavy inspiration from the best games of the genre from the 90s, while adding new-exciting features and regular game modes for both casual home players and hardcore arcade fans.
Spinfrog: All aboard the Frogcopter (Studio Somewhere, 20th Oct, $19.99) – Take the driver’s seat, grab onto the controls of the fabulous flying Frogcopter and pilot it through beautiful maze-like levels in this challenging action puzzle game. Slip, squeeze and spin the Frogcopter though over 60 levels all while trying to avoid the walls and hazards in your flightpath. Upgrade the Frogcopter with power-ups and use them to complete missions for the colourful fuzzy friends you will meet on your travels. Grab Coins and use them to buy over 50 delightful cosmetics for Geru and the Frogcopter ranging from perfect paintjobs to lovely hats. Complete challenging objectives like time trials and perfect runs to unlock super hard bonus stages to really test your Frogcopter piloting skills. Open your eyes and see the wonderful vistas of this small delicate world, from the peace and tranquillity of a silent forest to the treacherous waterlogged insides of an abandoned clock tower.
Survive & Craft (Megame, 20th Oct, $24.99) – You survive in a terrible plane crash and now you are out of civilization. Around the endless ocean, exhausting sun and hungry sharks. There is only one thing left for you – to survive at any cost. To do this, you need to collect resources, improve the raft and build your shelter right on the raft. Remember that thirst and hunger are not the only dangers. Make sure the hungry shark doesn’t destroy your raft!
Synaxarion: Acts Part 1 (Ignatios Productions, 27h Oct, $44.99) – Starting from the Crucifixion of Christ, you play as a disciple of Christ and witness key events in the early Church. ‘Synaxarion: Acts Part 1’ takes place during a portion of the Biblical Book of Acts that is enriched with additional history and tradition from the Synaxarion.
Temple of Horror (EpiXR, 27th Oct, $9.99) – Your soul, just like many others before, has been trapped in the Temple of Horror. It is an unreal place, filled with evil monsters, lost wandering souls, and forgotten evil that are trying to make their way out of the temple. Escape the dangerous beings lurking in the dark dodge countless deadly traps and slowly unruffle the secret of the Temple of Horror while not just trying to survive but to find your way out of this hell. Are you ready? Will you be able to escape this scary action adventure?
The Darkest Tales (101XP, 13th Oct, $24.99) – Join a stuffed bear named Teddy on this gloomy and sinister adventure to rescue his owner, Alicia, from the realm of dreams and distorted childhood fantasies. Who else will fight for the life of the girl, now grown-up, if not her long-forgotten and dusty toy? The Darkest Tales is a complex and compelling adventure, full of familiar characters and fairytale landscapes. Over the course of the journey, you’ll have to come face-to-face with the difficult questions of life more than once. Happily Never After You’ll meet familiar characters from your childhood, but the reunion isn’t likely to be a happy one. The gingerbread men are out for blood, Sleeping Beauty seems to be a couple centuries behind on sleep, and the Little Mermaid looks more like a sea witch than an innocent child of the waves. Teddy Scissorpaws As it turns out, our hero is a jack-of-all-trades.
The Pinball Wizard (Frosty Pop, 27th Oct, $7.99) – Oh, young Apprentice! Atop the Mountain of Shadow, at the foot of the castle tower, the wisdom bestowed upon you shall come to pass. A pinball dungeon crawler awaits to test your skill! The Pinball Wizard is an arcade adventure game where the main character is propelled into action by a set of flippers, like the ball in a pinball machine. Each level of the game is a contained area inside a tower. The goal of the game is to survive and get to the top of the tower.
VEREDA – Escape Room Adventure (M9 GAMES, 27th Oct, $8.99) – Vereda – Escape Room Adventure is a first person 3d escape room-inspired puzzle adventure, similar to games you may have played in the ’90’s or similar to a virtual escape room you may have played. An indoor and outdoor immersive world that you explore and an inventory where you can collect and use items you find along the way to solve puzzles and escape the rooms.
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!