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European Downloads for the Week of August 30th

August 30, 2018

Okay guys and gals, I promise, this week’s European downloads list isn’t near as long as last week’s.

Looks like our pals across the pond have some good gaming to look forward to:

Nintendo eShop (Switch)

Monster Hunter Generations Ultimate (CAPCOM) – €59.99/£49.99
Hunting season is OPEN! This critically acclaimed action RPG series makes its debut on Nintendo Switch. Take on epic hunts on the go or from the comfort of your own home! Choose from 14 different weapon types, mix and match them with unique Hunting Styles and Hunter Arts, or even play as an adorable but fercious Felyne in Prowler Mode! Featuring the largest cast of monsters for any game in the series, from returning fan favourites to mysterious never-before-seen monsters!

Into the Breach (Subset Games) – €14.99/£11.39
The remnants of human civilization are threatened by gigantic creatures breeding beneath the earth. You must control powerful mechs from the future to hold off this alien threat. Each attempt to save the world presents a new randomly generated challenge in this turn-based strategy game from the makers of FTL.

The Messenger (Devolver Digital) – €19.99/£17.99
As a demon army besieges his village, a young ninja ventures through a cursed world, to deliver a scroll paramount to his clan’s survival. What begins as a classic action platformer soon unravels into an expansive time-traveling adventure full of thrills, surprises, and humor.

de Blob 2 (THQ Nordic) – €29.99/£26.99
In de Blob 2 Comrade Black and the Inkies are back with a whole new plot to rid the world of color. With all-new help from Papa Blanc and his followers the Blancs, Blob and his friends will have their work cut out for them bringing color back to the citizens of Prisma City.

Blade Strangers (Nicalis) – €39.99/£35.99
Developed by Studio Saizensen, Blade Strangers is a hardcore old-school fighting game. The streamlined four-button control scheme makes it easy for beginners to deal out damage from day one…but the intricate combos, counters and specials give tournament-caliber players plenty of opportunities for frame counting, chain construction and hit-box science.

The Walking Dead: The Final Season – Season Pass (Telltale) – €23.99/£18.99
After years on the road facing threats both living and dead, a secluded school might finally be Clementine’s chance for a home. But protecting it will mean sacrifice. In this gripping, emotional final season, your choices will define your relationships and determine how Clementine’s story ends.

The Walking Dead: The Complete First Season (Telltale) – €24.99/£19.99
Play as Lee Everett, a convicted criminal, who has been given a second chance at life in a world devastated by the undead. With corpses returning to life and survivors stopping at nothing to maintain their own safety, protecting an orphaned girl named Clementine may offer him redemption in a world gone to hell.

Victor Vran Overkill Edition (HaemimontGames) – €39.99/£35.99
Become Victor, hunter of demons. Forge your own hero on a quest to liberate the cursed city of Zagoravia. Explore ‘Motörhead: Through the Ages’ – a wild tour through the mythos of the loudest band in the world, and enter the Fractured Worlds, a dimension formed from the fragments of broken realms.

Western 1849 Reloaded (NAWIA GAMES) – €6.99/£6.29
Back in 1849, when the West was Wild and gunslingers faced off on the street, gold was discovered in the sleepy town of Sunset Bluff. Like a coyote drawn to the scent of blood, the Quicksilver Bandits rode into town to seize the mines and establish the law of the gun. The helpless citizens have suffered, and now they’re looking to you, their saviour. Draw your weapons! It is time to clear Sunset Bluff of the bloodthirsty vermin!

Arcade Archives ARGUS (HAMSTER) – €6.99/£6.29
“ARGUS” is a shooting game released by JALECO in 1986. Fly an aircraft with anti-air and antiground guns and use the power-ups available to destroy the flying fortress Mega Argus. Each stage features different equipment and a landing sequence at the end of the stage.

“FOOTBALL FRENZY” is a sports game released by SNK in 1992. Select from one of ten individual teams and compete to win the championship. A variety of formations allows for countless play patterns and extremely realistic games. A two-player versus mode is also available.

Azure Reflections (Unties) – €24.99/£19.99 (€17.49/£13.99 until September 12)
Now on the Nintendo Switch: A side-scrolling bullet hell fangame based on one of the hottest shooting game series to come out of Japan, the Touhou Project!

Rush to tear your way through bullets and enemies alike!

Chiki-Chiki Boxy Racers (Unties) – €9.99/£8.99
Drift like a pro with easy analog stick controls! The intuitive party battle mode offers fun for everyone. Play wherever you are, any time!

Fall of Light: Darkest Edition (Digerati) – €14.99/£13.49 (€13.49/£12.14 until September 29)
Fall of Light is a story-driven action RPG set within a world consumed by darkness. You are Nyx, an old warrior who has embarked on a dangerous journey with his daughter, Aether, an ‘indigo child’ who radiates luminescence. Only together will they be strong enough to complete their quest: reach the last place on Earth still touched by sunlight.

Freedom Planet (Marvelous Europe) – €14.99/£12.99
Freedom Planet is a fast-paced combat-driven platform adventure that pits a spunky dragon girl and her friends against hostile foreign powers and alien attack forces. There’s trouble around every turn, from insects to giant robots to sheer explosive destruction, but players will have a variety of special fighting abilities at their disposal to blast through more than a dozen massive, nonlinear stages.

Gnomes Garden 3: The thief of castles (8Floor Games) – €4.99/£4.49
The gnome princess has finally come home. She managed to make peace with the trolls and befriend their queen, but at home evil was afoot: a warlock collector stole the gnome monarch’s castle along with the royal family! The princess must gather a team and set off on a new adventure to save her loved ones!

Haunted Dungeons: Hyakki Castle (Happinet Corporation) – €11.99/£10.99
Form your party (a group of secret agents) from among four races: Human, Oni, Tengu, and Nekomata. Then conquer the terrifying and mysterious Yokai-filled castle!

Mini Metro (Radial Games) – €8.49/£7.49 (€7.64/£6.74 until September 6)
In Mini Metro, you take on the task of designing the subway layout for a rapidly expanding city. Your city starts with three stations. Draw routes between these stations to connect them with subway lines. Commuters travel along your lines to get around the city as fast as they can. Each station can only hold a handful of waiting commuters so your subway network will need to be well-designed to avoid delays.

Phantaruk (Forever Entertainment) – €4.99/£4.49
Phantaruk combines survival horror with adventure and stealth mechanics. Expect true shivers down your spine as you fight for your life.

Realpolitiks (Forever Entertainment) – €24.99/£22.49 (€22.40/£20.24 until September 13)
Realpolitiks is a streamlined real-time grand strategy game that allows you to become the leader of any contemporary nation. Dive deep into the issues of the modern world, with its current geopolitical borders, using your country’s power and economic strength to engage in military conflicts and international affairs.

The VideoKid (Chorus Worldwide Games) – €4.39/£3.99
The VideoKid pays homage to the 1980s, and the classic videogames of that era. Harking back to a simpler time of pure gameplay, take control of The VideoKid as he hurls videos through the mailboxes, or windows, of his customers to earn cash. But this is no ordinary street… you may also encounter strangely-familiar characters from your past. How many will you spot?

God Wars The Complete Legend (NIS America, available August 31) – €39.99/£35.99
GOD WARS The Complete Legend is a tactical RPG that explores the untold history of Japan through folklore and tactical combat. Discover the secret pasts and ultimate destinies of Kaguya and her friends inside the “Labyrinth of Yomi.”

INSTANT TENNIS Demo (Breakfirst Games) – Free
Easy to pick-up with motion controls: Swing the Joy-Con like a tennis racket. Fun to play with family and friends!

Downloadable Content

Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 – Extra Pack 3 (Bandai Namco Entertainment) – €7.99/£6.49
The Extra Pack 3 is the perfect content to enhance your experience with a lot of new elements:
• 2 new powerful characters: Super Baby Vegeta and Kefla
• 5 New Parallel Quests
• 8 Additional Skills
• 4 Costumes
• 2 Super Souls

Pic-a-Pix Deluxe – Giant Puzzles 3 (Lightwood Games) – €2.99/£2.99
An additional pack of 30 extra-large puzzles, from 25×25 to 45×35 sizes!

WorldNeverland – Elnea Kingdom: Emerald Summer Dress Set (althi) – €3.33/£2.99
A casual dress and stylish kid’s clothing inspired by the emerald green of the coral reef.

*You can buy it at any time in the game shop (Clothing Store in Castle St.) when you purchase it.

God Wars The Complete Legend – Additional Equipment: Forest Spear Set (NIS America) – €1.49/£1.39
This content adds a set of equipment, which includes:
– Forest Spear
– Forest Armor
– Forest Necklace

God Wars The Complete Legend – Additional Equipment: Earth Axe Set (NIS America) – €1.49/£1.39
This content adds a set of equipment, which includes:
– Earth Axe
– Earth Armor
– Earth Gauntlet

God Wars The Complete Legend – Additional Equipment: Akiba Sword Set (NIS America) – €1.49/£1.39
This content adds a set of equipment, which includes:
– Akiba Sword
– Akiba Armor
– Akiba Gauntlet

God Wars The Complete Legend – Additional Equipment: Momotaro’s Kibi Dumpling Set (NIS America) – €0.49/£0.40
This content adds a set of equipment, which includes:
– Kibi D.(Matcha)
– Kibi D.(Peach)
– Kibi D.(Kinako)

God Wars The Complete Legend – Additional Equipment: Uzume’s Dancer Set (NIS America) – €1.49/£1.39
This content adds a set of equipment, which includes:
– Lucky Necklace
– Lucky Hairpin
– Lucky Bracelet

God Wars The Complete Legend – Additional Equipment: Fox Weapon Set (NIS America) – €1.49/£1.39
This content adds a set of equipment, which includes:
– Fox Bow
– Fox’s Pride

God Wars The Complete Legend – Additional Equipment: True Three Sacred Treasures Set (NIS America) – €1.49/£1.39 (Free until September 14)
This content adds a set of equipment, which includes:
– T.Sacred Blade
– T.Holy Magatama
– T.Sacred Mirror

God Wars The Complete Legend – Additional Equipment: Ookami Siblings Treasure Set (NIS America) – Free
This content adds a set of equipment, which includes:
– Ookami Fang
– Ookami Stole

God Wars The Complete Legend – Additional Equipment: Orihime’s Good Fortune Set (NIS America) – Free
This content adds a set of equipment, which includes:
– Crane Dagger
– Crane Hagoromo
– Crane’s Pride


Hyper Light Drifter – Special Edition (Abylight) – €19.99/£17.99
Pre-Order until 06/09/2018, 14:59 CEST

Game description: Explore a beautiful, vast and ruined world riddled with dangers and lost technologies. Echoes of a dark and violent past resonate throughout a savage land, steeped in treasure and blood. Hyper Light Drifter is an action adventure RPG in the vein of the best 16-bit classics, with modernized mechanics and designs on a much grander scale.

TowerFall (Matt Makes Games Inc.) – €19.99/£17.99
Pre-Order until 26/09/2018, 23:59 local time

Game description: TowerFall is the ultimate version of the archery combat/party game, featuring all of the content from Ascension and Dark World, and several Switch-exclusive additions!

Inspired by classics from the golden age of couch multiplayer, TowerFall centers around hilarious, intense versus matches – best played against friends, sitting cross-legged on the floor within punching distance of each other.

Bastion (Supergiant Games) – €12.49/£10.99
Pre-Order until 12/09/2018, 23:59 CEST

Game description: Bastion is an action role-playing experience that redefines storytelling in games, with a reactive narrator who marks your every move. Explore more than 40 lush hand-painted environments as you discover the secrets of the Calamity, a surreal catastrophe that shattered the world to pieces.

Hover (Plug In Digital) – €24.99/£22.49
Pre-Order until 20/09/2018, 14:59 CEST

Game description: Hover is a fast-paced single and multiplayer Parkour game in a futuristic 3D Open World. Join the Rebellion and deride the security forces of an anti-leisure tyranny.

Big Buck Hunter Arcade (MADCOW) – €34.99/£29.99
Pre-Order until 16/10/2018, 15:59 local time

Game description: The Hunting Arcade Game is now available for your console. Big Buck Hunter will bring the arcade experience to your living room with this fast paced, addictive arcade shooter!

Travel around the globe and take down wild game in Whitetail and Moose adventures or try your aiming and speed skills in epic bonus challenges.

Lifeless Planet: Premiere Edition (Serenity Forge) – €19.99/£15.99 (€14.99/£11.99 until September 13)
Pre-Order until 06/09/2018, 08:59 local time

Game description: An astronaut discovers a planet that was reported to be rich with life is instead a barren wasteland. He makes a more startling discovery: evidence that humans have already been to this planet years ago! Equipped with a limited-use jet-pack and a mobile robotic arm, the player must use wits and skill to solve puzzles, unravel the mystery, and survive the Lifeless Planet!

Party Crashers (Giant Margarita) – €14.99/£13.49
Pre-Order until 04/10/2018, 14:59 local time

Game description: Fast-paced battle-racing with a retro-future aesthetic for 1–4 players. With over 50 included game modes and almost endless customisation, Party Crashers is amazingly fun out-of-the-box, and then let’s you create your own fun.

Senran Kagura Reflexions (Marvelous Europe) – €9.99/£8.99
Pre-Order until 12/09/2018, 23:59 local time

Game description: A new SENRAN KAGURA game is coming to Nintendo Switch! Help your friend relax by massaging her hands and you just might restore a piece of her lost heart. Explore her many daydreams and you’ll get to know her as an experienced warrior, an energetic admirer and much more.

What will you be picking up this week?  Chat at us in the comments below or come say hi in our growing Community forums!

SourceCode, aka Lucas Hughes, is the creator/owner of Nintendo Playroom.  He spends his days primarily as a husband/father/programmer/gamer.  He loves all things Nintendo and is very passionate about the Nintendo community.


SourceCode, aka Lucas Hughes, is the creator/owner of Nintendo Playroom.  He spends his days primarily as a husband/father/programmer/gamer.  He loves all things Nintendo and is very passionate about the Nintendo community.

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