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Aussie Nintendo Download Updates (23/4 – 29/4) – Ninjas But Whole

by Oliver BrandtApril 27, 2018

Well, what a week.

This is hands down one of the biggest weeks in terms of Switch releases, with 28 new titles! We’re seeing some strong third party support here, with the Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja STORM Trilogy (which, thankfully, can all be bought individually too), and the long-awaited release of South Park: The Fractured but Whole. Those looking for a more creative outlet will find some joy in KORG Gadget, while those looking for a tight platforming experience should give Light Fall a go. You won’t regret it!

Another interesting thing of note is that this is the first week with absolutely zero 3DS or Wii U new releases! No, we didn’t forget it, there just aren’t any. It’s all Switch baby.

As always, leave us a comment and tell us what you’re grabbing this week in the comments.

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja STORM Trilogy (Bandai Namco Entertainment)
Price: $79.90
Gold Points: 400
Release Date: Out Now!
Size: 17.6 GB
1-2 Players, 2-8 Online
Trailer
Website
Twitter

Naruto: Ultimate Ninja STORM (Bandai Namco Entertainment)
Price: $30.95
Gold Points: 155
Release Date: Out Now!
Size: 5.3 GB
1-2 Players
Trailer
Website
Twitter

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja STORM 2 (Bandai Namco Entertainment)
Price: $30.95
Gold Points: 155
Release Date: Out Now!
Size: 5.2 GB
1-2 Players, 2 Online
Trailer
Website
Twitter

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja STORM 3 (Bandai Namco Entertainment)
Price: $30.95
Gold Points: 155
Release Date: Out Now!
Size: 6.6 GB
1-2 Players, 2-8 Online
Trailer
Website
Twitter

Light Fall (Bishop Games)
Price: $19.99
Gold Points: 100
Release Date: Out Now!
Size: 2.6 GB
Player
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Where Are My Friends? (Sometimes You)
Price: $9.00
Gold Points: 45
Release Date: Out Now!
Size: 2.4 GB
Player
Trailer
Website
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South Park: The Fractured but Whole (Ubisoft)
Price: $89.95
Gold Points: 450
Release Date: Out Now!
Size: 17.3 GB
Player
Trailer
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South Park: The Fractured but Whole – Gold Edition (Ubisoft)
Price: $114.95
Gold Points: 575
Release Date: Out Now!
Size: 17.3 GB
Player
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Website
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Firefighters – The Simulation (UIG Entertainment)
Price: $60.00
Gold Points: 300
Release Date: Out Now!
Size: 775 MB
Player
Trailer
Website
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Firefighters: Airport Fire Department (UIG Entertainment)
Price: $60.00
Gold Points: 300
Release Date: Out Now!
Size: 564 MB
Player
Trailer
Website
Twitter

Agatha Knife (Mango Protocol)
Price: $15.95
Gold Points: 80
Release Date: Out Now!
Size: 211 MB
Player
Trailer
Website
Twitter

Sparkle ZERO (Forever Entertainment)
Price: $7.50
Gold Points: 38
Release Date: Out Now!
Size: 96 MB
1-2 Players
Trailer
Website
Twitter

Skye Rogue (Fractal Phase)
Price: $26.99
Gold Points: 135
Release Date: Out Now!
Size: 245 MB
1-2 Players
Trailer
Website
Twitter

Goetia (Forever Entertainment)
Price: $10.50 until 3/5, then $15.00
Gold Points: 53 until 3/5, then 75
Release Date: Out Now!
Size: 1.7 GB
Player
Trailer
Website
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Another Lost Phone: Laura’s Story (Plug In Digital)
Price: $9.00
Gold Points: 45
Release Date: Out Now!
Size: 100 MB
Player
Trailer
Website
Twitter

KORG Gadget for Nintendo Switch (DETUNE)
Price: $58.50
Gold Points: 293
Release Date: Out Now!
Size: 559 MB
1-4 Players, 1-8 Local Wireless
Trailer
Website
Twitter

Hello Kitty Cruisers With Sanrio Friends (Rising Star Games)
Price: $37.50
Gold Points: 188
Release Date: Out Now!
Size: 646 MB
1-4 Players
Trailer
Website
Twitter

Saturday Morning RPG (Limited Run Games)
Price: $12.00
Gold Points: 60
Release Date: Out Now!
Size: 896 MB
Player
Trailer
Website
Twitter

ACA NEOGEO GHOST PILOTS (HAMSTER)
Price: $10.50
Gold Points: 53
Release Date: Out Now!
Size: 82 MB
1-2 Players
Trailer
Website
Twitter

Glaive: Brick Breaker (Blue Sunset Games)
Price: $15.00
Gold Points: 75
Release Date: Out Now!
Size: 222 MB
1-2 Players
Trailer
Website
Twitter

A Robot Named Fight (Hitcents)
Price: $20.99
Gold Points: 105
Release Date: Out Now!
Size: 878 MB
1-2 Players
Trailer
Website
Twitter

12 Orbits (Roman Uhlig)
Price: $2.49
Gold Points: 13
Release Date: 27/4
Size: 179 MB
2-12 Players
Trailer
Website
Twitter

Jotun: Valhalla Edition (Thunder Lotus Games)
Price: $17.50
Gold Points: 88
Release Date: 27/4
Size: 3.7 GB
Player
Trailer
Website
Twitter

Save the Ninja Clan (Sometimes You)
Price: $7.50
Gold Points: 38
Release Date: 27/4
Size: 559 MB
Player
Trailer
Website
Twitter

DragoDino (Plug In Digital)
Price: $15.00
Gold Points: 75
Release Date: 27/4
Size: 1.9 GB
1-2 Players
Trailer
Website
Twitter

Late Shift (Wales Interactive)
Price: $19.50
Gold Points: 98
Release Date: 27/4
Size: 6.9 GB
Player
Trailer
Website
Twitter

Bouncy Bob (SONKA)
Price: $7.99
Gold Points: 40
Release Date: 27/4
Size: 168 MB
1-4 Players
Trailer
Website
Twitter

Super Saurio Fly (FraxelGames)
Price: $19.35
Gold Points: 97
Release Date: 28/4
Size: 2.5 GB
1 Player
Trailer
Website
Twitter

 

Pre-orders

 Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Ultimate Edition (WayForward) – $32.80 until 8/5, then $36.45 – Available 8/5
 Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus (Bethesda Softworks) – $79.95 – Available 28/6
 Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection (CAPCOM Europe) – $79.95 – Available 29/5

Demos

 The Bridge (QuantumAstroGuild) – Free

Current Offers

 Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime (Asteroid Base) – $13.25 until 3/5, normally $19.95
 Sparkle 3 Genesis (Forever Entertainment) – $5.02 until 10/5, normally $7.50
 Tactical Mind (QubicGames) – $3.60 until 13/5, normally $4.50
 Robonauts (QubicGames) – $4.50 until 6/5, normally $22.50
 Nine Parchments (Frozenbyte) – $18.00 until 1/5, normally $30.00
 Super Toy Cars (Eclipse Games) – $11.99 until 6/5, normally $14.99
 Astro Bears Party (QubicGames) – $4.50 until 6/5, normally $7.50
 Aces of the Luftwaffe Squadron (HandyGames) – $15.00, normally $22.50
 Maria The Witch (Naps Team) – $3.75 until 3/5, normally $7.50
 Bulb Boy (Bulbware) – $6.24 until 28/4, normally $10.40
 Revenant Saga (KEMCO) – $13.65 until 9/5, normally $19.50
 Subsurface Circular (Ant Workshop) – $7.19 until 3/5, normally $8.99
 Mad Carnage (QubicGames) – $6.00 until 13/5, normally $7.50
 King Oddball (10tons) – $2.09 until 2/5, normally $6.99
 Twin Robots: Ultimate Edition (Ratalaika Games) – $9.00 until 29/4, normally $12.00
 Qbics Paint (Abylight) – $4.86 until 3/5, normally $6.49
 Brave Dungeon + Dark Witch’s Story:COMBAT (INSIDE SYSTEM) – $9.45 until 10/5, normally $13.50
 Shadow Bug (Muro Studios) – $10.12 until 10/5, normally $13.50
 Millie (Forever Entertainment) – $3.75 until 10/5, normally $7.50
 Semispheres (Vivid Helix) – $8.99 until 3/5, normally $14.99
 Squareboy vs Bullies: Arena Edition (Ratalaika Games) – $6.00 until 29/4, normally $7.50
 Star Ghost (Rainy Frog) – $9.45 until 10/5, normally $13.50
 Violett (Forever Entertainment) – $4.50 until 3/5, normally $15.00
 Grand Prix Rock ‘N Racing – $9.60 until 30/4, normally $12.00
 Sparkle 2 Evo (Forever Entertainment) – $1.87 until 3/5, normally $7.50
 Tumblestone (QuantumAstroGuild) – $7.99 until 17/5, normally $19.99
 AeternoBlade (CORECELL) – $20.25 until 3/5, normally $22.50
 Frederic 2: Evil Strikes Back (Forever Entertainment) – $1.87 until 3/5, normally $7.50
 Frederic: Resurrection of Music (Forever Entertainment) – $2.24 until 3/5, normally $8/99
 Qbik (Forever Entertainment) – $3.75 until 3/5, normally $7.50

 

 

 

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About The Author
Oliver Brandt
Digital game collector, impulse spender, and news editor. I write reviews and report on cool Nintendo stuff. Also the number one Minecraft guy on the team. Mine Cart Madness is the worst thing to happen to video games.
  • Silly G
    April 28, 2018 at 8:41 am

    I’ll consider KORG either when it goes on sale (simply because I can’t see myself making much use of it) or if they issue a physical release like they did with some of the older titles in Japan. I think KORG software is really cool, but I don’t know anything about music, really, so I won’t get much use out of it. Mix Superstar on Wii was amazing though. I had a great time with that, and I would love a Switch port (it also came in really handy for making royalty-free music for a few projects that I had worked on over the years).

    Where Are My Friends looks really nice, but I cannot justify that 2.4GB file size, especially for the kind of game that it is. I don’t intend to use more than one microSD card at a time, and at this stage of the Switch’s lifespan, my 200GB card is already fast fillng up. The Late Shift file size is even more ridiculous. On one hand, I appreciate that they didn’t skimp on the A/V quality, but it’s just too big for a digital-only game. I would consider physical releases of both (as unlikely as that possibility is) but between lofty patches and “free DLC” which is really just publishers cheaping out on cartridges (like Fire Emblem Warriors’ 3GB voice pack, and the Atelier DLC, which was 5.9GB), I feel that I need to be more selective in what I buy from now on. The microSD card contains software updates and DLC as well, so the idea lf having to swap out up to two cards just to be able to play certain games is a ridiculous proposition, hence why I am sticking to just one microSD for the life of the Switch (unless 400GB cards become more affordable in the next couple of years).

    I don’t get why they didn’t issue a retail release of the Naruto trilogy in the West. $80 *plus* having to provide your own storage (plus patches?) is a lousy value proposition. Surely a retail set for $100 would have been considered reasonable for three games? The Japanese release doesn’t include any other languages either, so it isn’t import-friendly for non-Japanese players. I am also curious as to how the trilogy release was handled in Japan. Each game was issued its own retail release in addition to the trilogy. I wonder if the trilogy includes three separate cartridges or perhaps a single 32GB cartridge (which should be cheaper, surely, than manufacturing and “pressing” three 8GB cartridges?). I’m just really curious to know how it was handled as I couldn’t find any information online.

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