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Aussie Nintendo Download Updates (18/12 – 24/12) – Xmas eveShop

by Troy WassenaarDecember 21, 2017

At the time of writing this article, there’s a total of 22 games set to release this week. Who knows if there will be more added through the week, or if we’ll get some surprise drops… In any case, 22 games in one week is the new record!

We have Floor Kids, Enter the Gungeon, Mom Hid My Game! and Brawlout, along with a ton more indie titles! Fingers crossed we all get eShop credit for Christmas, huh?

As usual, we’ll update this post through the week with new game, sales and DLC as we find them. And in case we don’t see you, Merry Christmas!

Floor Kids (MERJ Media)
Out now!
Size: 1.3 GB
1 – 2 Players
Price: $25.99
Floor Kids is a new breakdance battle game featuring unique freestyle gameplay, rhythm challenges, and multiplayer sessions. Discover stylized hand-drawn graphics by award-winning animator JonJon set to an original soundtrack by world-renowned scratch DJ/producer Kid Koala.

TINY METAL (UNTIES)
Out now!
Size: 1.1 GB
1 Player
Price: $37.95
A turn-based strategy game of intrigue with a distinct Japanese flavor that takes place in the aftermath of your king’s assassination. Roll out the tanks, create more troops, expand your squad, and struggle for territory with war-room levels of control!

Crawl (Powerhoof)
Out now!
Size: 249 MB
1 – 4 Players
Price: $19.99
Battle through randomly generated dungeons full of cruel traps and horrid beasts – all controlled by your friends! If one of them kills you they take your place and it’s their turn to crawl. It’s a race to gain enough XP and loot to face them all, as they possess the flailing limbs of the hulking final boss! 

Enter the Gungeon (Devolver Digital)
Out now!
Size: 274 MB
1 – 2 Players
Price: $17.50 
Enter the Gungeon is a gunfight dungeon crawler following a band of misfits seeking to shoot, loot, dodge roll and table-flip their way to personal absolution by reaching the legendary Gungeon’s ultimate treasure: the gun that can kill the past.

 

60 Seconds! (RobotGentleman.)
Out now!
Size: 2 GB
1 Player
Price: $15.00
60 Seconds! is a dark comedy atomic adventure of scavenge and survival. Collect supplies and rescue your family before the nuke hits. Stay alive in your fallout shelter. Make difficult decisions, ration food and hunt mutant cockroaches. And maybe survive. Or not.

Brawlout (Angry Mob Games)
Out now!
Size: 1.8 GB
1 – 4 Players (Local) 2 – 4 Player (Online/Local Wireless)
Price: $30.00
Striking the balance between the growing competitive scene and the genre’s party game roots, Brawlout hopes to cater to the veteran platform fighter, the casual fan and the newcomer looking to make their mark. 

 

Tiny Troopers Joint Ops XL (Wired Productions)
Out now!
Size: 3.5 GB
1 Player
Price: $17.99
Take control of your tiny troopers as you battle evil adversaries from around the world with a multitude of weapons. Recruit specialist mercenaries such as Medics, Machine Gunners and the Elite Delta Force to subdue enemy insurgents! 

 

Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King (FDG Entertainment)
Release Date: 21/12
Size: 391 MB
1 Player
Price: $19.99
Explore a vast open game world in classic action-adventure fashion as Lily, Knight of the Rose! Slash your way through monster-infested dungeons to save the Kingdom of Blossom from eternal darkness. 

 

The Deer God (Blowfish Studios)
Out now!
Size: 154 MB
1 Player
Price: $12.00
The Deer God is a breathtaking 3D pixel art adventure that will challenge your platforming skills. It’s a game about survival, reincarnation, and karma; all set in a breathtaking and unique 3D pixelised world. Feast your eyes on the beautiful lighting, day and night system, and vast landscapes.

Guns, Gore and Cannoli (Crazy Monkey)
Out now!
Size: 1.4 GB
1 – 4 Players
Price: $9.99
Welcome to Thugtown circa 1920, the height of Prohibition. Prepare yourself for a non-stop, action-packed, completely over-the-top, fast-paced, platform game. Set against the gangster heyday of the roaring twenties. Lose yourself in an exciting, elaborate tale of the underground and underworld.

Puzzle Box Maker (Bplus)
Release Date: 22/12
Size: 352 MB
1 – 4 Players
Price: $22.50
Let your fantasy run wild and get creating and uploading your own amazing Pixel Arts to the cloud. Browse the online gallery and play automatically created, challenging levels from any user-generated image. Redraw your image in paint-by-numbers style or use it as a level to play action minigames within it.

Mom Hid My Game! (KEMCO)
Release Date: 22/12
Size: 433 MB
1 Player
Price: $7.50
Let’s find the game console Mom’s hid! Is it inside the chest or on the shelf? Could it be under the sofa, too? Where is it!? Find the game in each level using various items! An easy-going and funny escape game awaits!

 

The Coma: Recut (Digerati)
Release Date: 22/12
Size: 1 GB
1 Player
Price: $30.00
With no escape in sight, Youngho must roam the halls of his school at night searching for a way out. During this journey he will encounter many threats hell-bent on killing him. Running is the best way to avoid danger — unfortunately, Youngho isn’t much of an athlete, so he can’t run forever.

Frederic: Resurrection of Music (Forever Entertainment)
Release Date: 22/12
Size: 799 MB
1 Player
Price: $8.99
Frederic Chopin – one of the world’s most talented classical composers – is brought back from the afterlife and finds that he’s an involuntary part of a treacherous plan. The world of music is at the edge of destruction. Soulless music labels and mass-produced popstars have hindered all creativity, and you’re the only hope of bringing it back.

Max: The Curse of Brotherhood (Devolver Digital)
Release Date: 22/12
Size: 2.7 GB
1 Player
Price: $21.99
A warm summer day, Max comes home from school and finds his room in a mess. His little brother Felix is playing with his toys again! In anger, Max turns to his laptop and makes a search: “How to make your brother disappear”.

 

Plague Road (Arcade Distillery)
Release Date: 22/12
Size: 179 MB
1 Player
Price: $18.75
Set around a city being consumed from within by a disease, Plague Road tells a story of a lone doctor who once abandoned their home and now returns to learn the fate of those they left behind. Travel from the safe refuge of your farm through a series of regions progressively more affected by the infernal plague.

The Next Penelope (Plug In Digital)
Release Date: 22/12
Size: 714 MB
1 – 4 Players
Price: $19.99
Set in a futuristic Odyssey, “The Next Penelope” is a fast paced action racing game with loud colors, an original story and a challenging risk-reward system. If you’ve played a MicroMachines game, you’ll feel right at home with the controls! 

 

FruitFall Crush (System 3 Software)
Release Date: 22/12
Size: 119 MB
1 – 2 Players
Price: $7.49
FruitFall Crush, a true puzzle game, ideally suited to Nintendo Switch gaming philosophy – simple in concept but with enormous depth as the challenge increases. FruitFall Crush is very easy to grasp with simple controls but will keep players coming back for more, eager to improve their performance.

 

ACA NEOGEO PULSTAR (HAMSTER)
Release Date: 22/12
Size: 93 MB
1 – 2 Players
Price: $10.50
PULSTAR is a side-scrolling shooting game released by SNK in 1995 in Japan. Control the Dino246, and take down the aliens who are attacking the solar system. The game features a variety of offensive and defensive options, including five unique Voyager items and special IO items. 

 

RXN -Raijin- (KAYAC)
Release Date: 23/12
Size: 2.0 GB
1 Player
Price: $48.00
Japanese game developer and shoot-’em-up specialists Gulti and Kayac are proud to present the all-new RXN -Raijin-. The project commemorates Gulti’s 10th anniversary, and the team has delivered a title that emphasises the fundamentals of the shmup genre – shoot, dodge, destroy.

Arcade Archives VS. SUPER MARIO BROS. (HAMSTER)
Release Date: 23/12
Size: 71 MB
1 – 2 Players
Price: $10.50
“VS. SUPER MARIO BROS.” is an action game released in 1986 by Nintendo. Mario and Luigi must go on a widespread adventure in order to rescue Peach from the clutches of Bowser. This version is from the Nintendo VS.SYSTEM, and the positions of enemies and items differ from the NES version.

 

Heart&Slash (BLG-Publishing)
Release Date: 23/12
Size: 1.2 GB
1 Player
Price: $21.00
Heart&Slash is a 3D brawler that is set in a world where machines are all that remains from the Human civilization. You play as Heart, an innocent robot fighting to escape the grip of the evil and all seeing machine QuAsSy (Quality Assurance Systems)

 

Woodle Tree Adventures (ChubbyPixel)
Release Date: 24/12
Size: 239 MB
1 Player
Price: $7.50
Woodle Tree Adventures is an old school platform game with a catchy and unique art style! You will find all the classical elements from the 90’s games and new interesting ideas.
Explore a total of 6 worlds and save the lands with the magical water drops you’ll find through your journey, bringing back peace and balance and finally becoming the new hero!

 

Hammerwatch (BlitWorks)
Release Date: 24/12
Size: 238 MB
1 – 4 Players
Price: $15.00
A hack and slash action adventure, set in a fantasy pixel art environment. Play solo or co-op in this adventure from bottom to top of Castle Hammerwatch. Kill hordes of enemies with varied looks and features through four unique environments with traps, hidden secrets and puzzles.

Bloody Zombies (nDreams)
Release Date: 24/12
Size: 2.7 GB
1 – 4 Players (Local/Online) 2 – 4 Players (Local Wireless)
Price: $19.99
Bloody Zombies is a co-op brawler evolved for Nintendo Switch with innovative free-form combat, expansive multiplayer options, and hordes upon hordes of zombies!

 

Current Offers

 WWE 2K18 – $59.97 normally $99.65
 WWE 2K18 Digital Deluxe Edition – $79.86 normally $145.20
 LA Noire (Rockstar Games) – $67.46 normally $89.95
 FIFA 18 (Electronic Arts) – $60.29 normally $89.99
 Plague Road (Arcade Distillery) – $13.12, normally $18.75
 Frederic: Resurrection of Music (Forever Entertainment) – $8.09, normally $8.99
 Robonauts (QubicGames) – $11.25, normally $22.50
 Monster Jam Crush It (Game Mill) – $45.00, normally $60.00
 Lichtspeer: Double Speer Edition (Crunching Koalas) – $11.25, normally $15.00
 Koi (CIRCLE Ent.) – $7.08, normally $8.85
 Butcher (Crunching Koalas) – $11.25, normally $15.00
 CN Battle Crashers (Game Mill) – $45.00 normally $60.00
 SINE MORA EX (THQ Nordic) – $37.46, normally $49.95
 Don’t Knock Twice (Wales Interactive) – $11.19, normally $15.99
 Iconcast (Ripstone Publishing) – $15.39, normally $21.99
 Binaries (Ant Workshop) – $11.89, normally $16.99
 Astro Bears Party (QubicGames) – $6.00, normally $$7.50
 World of Goo (Tomorrow Corporation) – $10.40, normally $13.00
 Ultra Hyperball (SPRINGLOADED) – $7.50, normally $15.00
 Pan-Pan (CIRCLE Ent.) – $7.08, normally $8.85
 Human Resource Machine (Tomorrow Corporation) – $10.40, normally $13.00
 Little Inferno (Tomorrow Corporation) – $10.40, normally $13.00
 This Is the Police (THQ Nordic) – $29.99, normally $39.99

ONGOING: Check out last week’s update for the full list of Festive Offers!

 Mario Party: The Top 100 (Nintendo) – $59.95

 Breakout Defense 2 (nuGAME) – $9.99
 Battleminerz (Wobbly Tooth) – $7.50
 Mom Hid My Game! (KEMCO) – $7.50

 

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Troy Wassenaar
The Vooks eShop guy. Long time Nintendo fan, addicted to Mario Kart.

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