What’s new on the Nintendo eShop 02/02/18

Looking for something new to play? We have all the latest releases for this week games on the Nintendo Switch Below. Head over to the Nintendo eShop to grab them.

13 games games released this week.

Night in the Woods

At the End of Everything, Hold onto Anything

College dropout Mae Borowski returns home to the crumbling former mining town of Possum Springs seeking to resume her aimless former life and reconnect with the friends she left behind. But things aren’t the same. Home seems different now and her friends have grown and changed. Leaves are falling and the wind is growing colder. Strange things are happening as the light fades.

And there’s something in the woods.

Join Mae on a trip through her hometown and into the dark on the other side.

NIGHT IN THE WOODS is an adventure game focused on exploration, story, and character, featuring dozens of characters to meet and lots to do across a lush, vibrant world. Break stuff, play bass, hang out, walk on powerlines, jump between roofs, and discover strange and amazing and terrible things you never asked for. Come home and waste your life away in Possum Springs.

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release Date: Feb 01, 2018
No. of Players: 1 player
Category: Adventure, Platformer
Publisher: Finji
Developer: Infinite Fall

Frederic 2: Evil Strikes Back

Frederic – Evil Strikes Back – The Bigger, Better, More Awesome sequel. Great new tracks. Great new locations. Great new features. Great new story.

Defeat famous opponents in musical duels. Immense yourself in fantastic story of Frederic’s endeavors. Catch all the Easter Eggs and subtle parodies hidden in the background. Practice your skills until perfection and become the Master of the Piano.

The world of music is once again threatened. The art of soulful music, the kind that touches your heart, is in grave danger of disappearance. The evil forces that you fought so bravely are back! And they are even more powerful and desperate. Once again you’ll need to step into Frederic Chopin’s shoes and face opponents that have only one agenda – to enslave the musical world, mass produce soulless artists with their same-sounding radio hits, and reap enormous profits, hindering any creativity in the process.

  • 10 challenging musical duels with some of the most renown pop stars
  • 10 fantastic, catchy tracks, inspired by Frederic Chopin’s composition and different music genres.
  • Quirky story with tons of parody and twists
  • Extremely easy to get to, but hard to master gameplay
  • Hand-painted animated comic
Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release: Feb 01, 2018
No. of Players: 1 player
Category: Music, Arcade
Publisher: Forever Entertainment

Crypt of the NecroDancer: Nintendo Switch Edition

Crypt of the NecroDancer is an award winning hardcore rhythm-based dungeon crawling game.

Can you survive this deadly dungeon of dance, slay the NecroDancer, and recapture your still beating heart? Or will you be a slave to the rhythm for all eternity?

Players must move on the beat to navigate randomly generated dungeons while battling dancing skeletons, zombies, dragons, and more, while grooving to the game’s award winning Danny Baranowsky soundtrack! You can even team up with a friend in local co-op mode!

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release: Feb 01, 2018
No. of Players: 2 players simultaneous
Category: Role-Playing, Music, Action, Other
Publisher: Brace Yourself 
Developer: Brace Yourself Games

The Men of Yoshiwara: Kikuya

At the end, to whom is it that you will be talking of love?

– What is “The Men of Yoshiwara: Kikuya”?
This is a popular romance game for women.

– The Story
A closed island where baby boys are not born…
A unique culture that is completely different from the mainland has been flourishing on the island. In the middle of the island, there is a district where men are gathered.

Some women just want children.

Others are looking for love.

Knowingly deceived by a lie, and deceived in return, all in a single night’s dream.

At the end, to whom is it that you will be talking of love?

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release: Feb 01, 2018
No. of Players: 1 Player
Category: Adventure
Publisher: D3 PUBLISHER Inc.
Developer: D3 PUBLISHER Inc.

3D Mini Golf

Minigolf for 1 to 4 Players!

Experience virtual but realistic mini-golf and master an entertaining match on over 54 challenging holes, 18 of which faithfully modelled after official courses in the real world.

Three scenarios in glorious HD are waiting for the discerning mini-golf enthusiast: a lovely green park, a camping site in the mountains and a dreamy sandy beach.

Use your profile to keep track of your statistics. Thanks to the integrated medal system you collect virtual rewards for your best matches. Try improving your own records in Challenge and Tournament mode or face off against your friends in multiplayer mode.

Enjoy exciting most realistic matches with 1-4 players.

  • 3 completely different scenarios (Park, Camping Site, Beach)
  • 54 challenging holes in total
  • 18 official tournament holes
  • Cutting edge HD graphics
  • Two exciting single player modes: Challenge and Tournament
  • Local Multiplayer mode for 2-4 players
Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release: Feb 01, 2018
No. of Players: Up to 4 Players
Category: Sports, Simulation, Multiplayer, Arcade
Publisher: Joindots

Mad Carnage

Follow John Carnage in his post-apocalyptic adventure in the world of Mad Carnage, created in collaboration with Evan Currie, a bestselling sci-fi novelist!

In the world after the Great War, you will take control of intimidating petrol beasts, each with their own unique weapons and gameplay mechanics. Upgrade your cars, then battle it out in Campaign mode or on one of the 8 Custom Game maps! Invite a friend for local Multiplayer versus! Can YOU survive the Mad Carnage?

Game features:

  • Engaging strategy gameplay
  • Advanced tactical challenges demanding flexibility
  • Immersive storyline, created by a best-selling sci-fi novelist
  • Customizable upgrade system
  • A 20-level Single Player Campaign
  • 8 local Multiplayer maps for either 2 players, or practice against an AI

How to Play:

  • Press any button to JUMP
  • Time your JUMPS between platforms using power ups, patience and skill
  • Collect all three level diamonds to master the level

From the studio that brought you Death Squared. Haven’t played it? Shame on you 🙂

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release: Feb 02, 2018
No. of Players: 2 players simultaneous
Category: Strategy, Adventure, Board Game, Other
Publisher: QubicGames
Developer: Drageus Games / QubicGames S.A.

Shiftlings – Enhanced Edition

A couch co-op where size matters!

Shiftlings is a colorful puzzle platformer with a twist! You’re controlling two quirky custodians who are tethered together; one large and one small. Play alone or work together with a friend to run, bounce and swap size through 55 challenging levels.

Each level challenges you to utilize various mechanics to avoid traps and reach the objective. Collectible cola bottles add replay value by opening up new levels and challenges to experience.

Warning: Use your wits to turn the tether into an advantage. Failure to comply may lead to hilarious results.

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release: Feb 01, 2018
No. of Players: 2 players simultaneous
Category: Platformer, Puzzle, Multiplayer

Publisher: Rock Pocket
Developer: Rock Pocket Games


Use time ability to solve puzzles survive in battle.

In the region of Awelsia, vengeful Freyja travels with an unknown weapon called ‘AeternoBlade’. Freyja looks to take revenge on Beladim, the Lord of the Mist who destroyed her village, Ridgerode, and killed her tribe. Her vengeance is helped by Vernia, who has as much merit as Beladim. Vernia taught Freya about the abilities of AeternoBlade. Freya has to venture into many different world dimensions to discover how to annihilate Beladim.

What is AeternoBlade? How can Freya take revenge on Beladim? Solve tons of mysteries in her adventure together!

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release: Feb 01, 2018
No. of Players: 1 player
Category: Adventure, Platformer
Publisher: Corecell Technology
Developer: Corecell Technology

Sky Force Reloaded

Enjoy flashy explosions, beautiful scenery and massive bosses in single player or local cooperative mode!

The shoot ‘em up you were looking for!

Sky Force Reloaded is the spirit of the classic arcade shoot ‘em ups, captured with modern visuals and design. New entry in the series will keep you entertained with all the things you’ve came to love in scrolling shooters. Meaty explosions, incinerating lasers, collosal bosses and diverse aircrafts to pilot.

Sky Force Reloaded is not your average scrolling shooter. It will draw you in with its beautiful environments and intense effects. It will keep you with its superb gameplay mechanics, progression system and in-game collectibles. It will leave you wishing for more, once it’s over. Fortunately, there’s a lot to do before that happens.

Welcome to your new favorite shoot ‘em up. Welcome to Sky Force Reloaded!

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release: Feb 01, 2018
No. of Players: 2 players simultaneous
Category: First Person, Arcade, Action
Publisher: Infinite Dreams Inc.


Test your mettle against fierce warriors from around the globe! Your skill with the blade will determine the fate of the world!

“SAMURAI SHODOWN” is a fighting game that was originally released by SNK in 1993.

The game features 12 swordmasters, each with their own unique personality. They will battle it out among each other before taking on Shiro Tokisada Amakusa in the game’s climax. One of the unique characteristics of this game is the Rage Gauge which fills up as the player takes damage. Once that gauge is full the character’s attacks do more damage, keeping the battles tense and exciting.

The “ACA NEOGEO” series has faithfully reproduced many classic NEOGEO masterpieces.

Players can change various game settings such as game difficulty, and also reproduce the atmosphere of arcade display settings at that time. Players can also compete against each other from all over the world with their high scores.

Please enjoy the masterpiece that built a generation for video games.

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release Date: Feb 01, 2018
No. of Players: 2 players simultaneous
Category: Arcade, Fighting
Publisher: HAMSTER, CO.

SteamWorld Dig

A Fistful of Dirt

SteamWorld Dig is a platform mining adventure with strong Metroidvanian influences. Take the role of Rusty, a lone mining steambot, as he arrives at an old mining town in great need. Dig your way through the old earth, gaining riches while uncovering the ancient threat that lurks below…

Key Features

  • A rich world of steam-driven robots, inspired by Steampunk and Western themes.
  • Explore an underground world full of secrets, treasure and terrors.
  • Uncover the remnants of human civilization, a degenerate race of dynamite-wielding troglodytes.
  • Randomized worlds with emergent gameplay.
Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release Date: Feb 01, 2018
No. of Players: 1 player
Category: Platformer, Action, Adventure, Puzzle
Publisher: Image & Form International AB
Developer: Image & Form International AB

Island Flight Simulator

Arcade Flight Simulation

Enjoy fantastic open-ended gameplay, touch down in the tropics and transport freight between twelve exotic islands in more than a hundred exciting missions. Only the most daring pilots will take the risk of accepting both highly lucrative and illegal missions from shifty clients.

  • Over a hundred different transport missions, some of them very lucrative, but also quite risky.
  • Exotic setting on an archipelago with twelve islands.
  • 3 different planes, which can be improved using upgrades for speed, sturdiness and fuel capacity.
  • Personal hangars and three basic airfields.
  • Personal map and survey map
Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release Date: Feb 01, 2018
No. of Players: 1 player
Category: Simulation, Arcade, Sports,

Her Majesty’s SPIFFING

The Empire Staggers Back

In the wake of a political crisis Britain finds itself increasingly isolated from global society. Frustrated by the demise of this once great nation Her Majesty the Queen concludes the elected representatives in London are no longer fit to govern her United Kingdom.

Establishing S.P.I.F.F.I.N.G. (Special Planetary Investigative Force For Inhabiting New Galaxies) Her Majesty has turned to the stars in a bid to establish a new, Galactic British Empire!

Assuming command of the near futuristic space ship HMSS Imperialise and her crew (distinguished veteran and gentleman Captain Frank Lee English and Aled, his mild-mannered South Walean colleague) YOU will venture into the cosmos, solving puzzles, engaging in witty banter, deal with crippling claustrophobia, gradually succumb to the sustained exposure of cosmic radiation and so on, all for Queen and Country.

Platform: Nintendo Switch
Release: Feb 01, 2018
No. of Players: 1 player
Category: Adventure, Puzzle
Publisher: Billy Goat

Developer: Billy Goat


This all this weeks releases on the Nintendo Switch eShop. Some games maybe region restricted. A good mix this week, but nice too see more Indie titles being added to a every growing section of the Nintendo Switch.

Anything take your fancy?

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