This week on the Nintendo eShop in Australia (12/5) Craftin’ B-Ball

by Daniel VuckovicMay 12, 2017

It might not look it, but this is a really big week for the Switch. Minecraft whether you love it or hate, you can’t deny that it is absolutely huge and could be huge on the Switch as well. It still doesn’t have a price but it should match the $40 it was on the Wii U we think.

NBA Playgrounds should be out by the time you read this article as well, we say should because we’re not really sure when the eShop updates these days when a game is released midweek.

Rounding up the week on Switch is Garou: Mark of the Wolves. All this writer knows about it is that its really expensive to buy for real – so if you can’t track down a copy. Now’s your chance to play it without breaking the bank.

As always we’ll update this article through the week, specifically with Wii U and 3DS eShop updates on Friday.

Switch eShop Download

 Minecraft: Switch Edition (Microsoft) $TBC (Out Now)
 NBA Playgrounds (Saber Interactive) $26.00 (Out Now)
 Dark Witch Music Episode: Rudymical (Flyhigh Works) $9.99 (Out Now)
 ACA NEOGEO Garou: Mark of the Wolves (Hamster) $9.10 (Out Now)

Nintendo eShop (New 3DS)

Triple Breakout (nuGame) – $6.99
Pixel Hunter (Lemondo Games) – $3.90

Nintendo eShop (3DS)

Elliot Quest (PlayEveryWare) – $19.50 ($TBD if user own Wii U version, offer ends May 31)

Pic-a-Pix Colour – Large Puzzles 4 (Lightwood Games, Add-on Content) – $2.99
Pic-a-Pix Colour – Mixed Puzzles 4 (Lightwood Games, Add-on Content) – $2.99
Pic-a-Pix Colour – Small Puzzles 4 (Lightwood Games, Add-on Content) – $2.99

Special offers

Resident Evil Revelations (CAPCOM Europe) – $11.64 (Ends May 25, normally $49.95)
Resident Evil The Mercenaries 3D (CAPCOM Europe) – $5.20 (Ends May 25, normally $13.00)
Super Street Fighter IV 3D (CAPCOM Europe) – $6.50 (Ends May 25, normally $26.00)
Mega Man Legacy Collection (CAPCOM Europe) – $9.18 (Ends May 25, normally $22.95)
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Spirit of Justice (CAPCOM Europe) – $19.97 (Ends May 25, normally $39.95)
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy (CAPCOM Europe) – $17.98 (Ends May 25, normally $39.95)
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies (CAPCOM Europe) – $12.78 (Ends May 25, normally normally $39.95)
Aqua Moto Racing 3D (Zordix AB) – $7.79 (Ends May 18, normally $10.39)
Art of Balance TOUCH! (Shin’en Multimedia) – $7.85 (Ends June 1, normally $10.50)
Chronus Arc (KEMCO) – $6.50 (Ends May 25, normally $13.00)
Justice Chronicles (KEMCO) – $9.10 (Ends May 25, normally $13.00)
SpeedX 3D (Gamelion) – $2.25 (Ends May 25, normally $4.50)
Mutant Mudds (Atooi) – $3.37 (Ends June 1, normally $13.50)
Mutant Mudds Super Challenge (Atooi) – $TBD (Ends June 1, normally $13.00)
Xeodrifter (Atooi) – $2.92 (Ends June 1, normally $11.70)

Nintendo 3DS Theme Shop

All themes will be available on May 12.

  • Brave Dungeon Al (INSIDE SYSTEM)
    The theme of AI who appears in Brave Dungeon, adventures Alverstone.
  • Brave Dungeon Papeline (INSIDE SYSTEM)
    The theme of Papelne who appears in Brave Dungeon, adventures Medina.
  • Brave Dungeon Rudy (INSIDE SYSTEM)
    The theme of Rudy who appears in Brave Dungeon, adventures Winford.
  • Brave Dungeon Stoj (INSIDE SYSTEM)
    The theme of Stoj who appears in Brave Dungeon, adventures Downend.
  • Brave Dungeon Mari (INSIDE SYSTEM)
    The theme of Mari who appears in Brave Dungeon, adventures Godshill.
  • Brave Dungeon Zizou (INSIDE SYSTEM)
    The theme of Zizou who appears in Brave Dungeon, adventures Nightmare.
  • Brave Dungeon Rugli (INSIDE SYSTEM)
    The theme of Rugli who manages Newport’s inn.
  • Brave Dungeon Bajel (INSIDE SYSTEM)
    The theme of Bajel who is the Guardian of Godshill.
  • Brave Dungeon Bundle (INSIDE SYSTEM)
    Bundle of themes from Brave Dungeon.
  • tokidoki’s Kaiju and Friends (tokidoki)
    This theme features tokidoki’s Kaiju and friends who are always full of monstery mischief.
  • tokidoki’s Moofia (tokidoki)
    This theme features tokidoki’s Moofia, led by Mozzarella, Latte and the whole Moofia gang.
  • tokidoki’s Unicorno (tokidoki)
    This theme features tokidoki’s Unicornos living somewhere between the magic kingdom and our world.
  • Hello Kitty is pretty (Sanrio)
    Hello Kitty is pretty between pink flowers.
  • Hello Kitty is a mathematician (Sanrio)
    Hello Kitty plays with maths.
  • Hello Kitty is monotone (Sanrio)
    Hello Kitty in monotone grey.
  • Hello Kitty celebrates M-Day (Sanrio)
    Hello Kitty is eating with her mom for Mom’s Day.
  • Jurassic Cubs laughing in the wood (Animundi)
    The Jurassic Cubs having fun together.
  • Jurassic Cubs playing in the wood (Animundi)
    The Jurassic Cubs training for the football match.
  • Jurassic Cubs walking together (Animundi)
    The Jurassic Cubs strolling in the wood. Slide across the Touch Screen.
  • JC 3pack Number 5 (Animundi)
    Three fantastic Jurassic Cubs’ themes in the jurassic wood.


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  • jimmmo
    May 9, 2017 at 1:58 am

    I have found in the last few weeks that switch eshop games are releasing about 10:30pm (ACTZ) on their release day, this happened with tumbleseed, Shifty, Kamiko and Wonderboy so far. It is annoying though to see games showing not being released until the last hour or so of the night :/

  • Alan Cramer
    May 9, 2017 at 6:44 am

    Surely Nintendo knows I’ve previously purchased Minecraft on Wii U and would offer me an upgrade price instead of full price…. Oh one can dream.

    • OzHuski
      May 9, 2017 at 8:55 am

      That’s not Nintendos call. That is up to Microsoft – and considering they had to do the game from scratch, expect full price like any other time you buy Minecraft for another console.

      • Oliver Phommavanh
        May 9, 2017 at 8:57 am

        I wonder when they’ll announce the physical edition of the game. Smart move in getting minecraft onto switch ASAP though.

  • Brittanz
    May 9, 2017 at 7:07 am

    Super excited about NBA Jam….I mean playgrounds. Seriously tho, it’s so NBA Jam.

    • Graeme
      May 13, 2017 at 7:06 am

      It wants to be NBA JAM, but is more like NBA “Smooth Peanut Butter” for someone who likes crunchy PB. (Yes I acknowledge this attempt at humour is too long and not that funny.) This is my kind of game but the execution just misses the mark.

  • OzHuski
    May 9, 2017 at 8:57 am

    Looking forward to Minecraft on Switch – but I’m still baffled as to why they are releasing the physical copy “Later”. Until they do I have to continue waiting patiently.

    Hope they chuck in a few bonuses for the physical release.

  • Djsmoki2014
    May 9, 2017 at 1:32 pm

    This is bullshit PS4 and x box one have NBA playgrounds already on there stores to download and buy even know it’s 30 and bucks 4 bucks more then the switch it should be released at the same time take note Nintendo get with the times ya stoners

  • DeFiNiTi0N
    May 9, 2017 at 6:37 pm

    Haha, it did drop late, I was able to purchase just after 5pm AEST and I checked for it every hour.

    Pretty happy with the game so far, one small issue – is it just me, or is the HD rumble is just outta control?!

    I had to kill the vibration in the Switch system settings. Even on the pro controller, as well as vibrating hard it makes one hell of a a racket.

    Hope this gets patched, or a strength slider in the options soon.

    • Mystique
      May 10, 2017 at 9:46 pm

      Totally agree with the HD rumble in fact I was waiting for someone to mention it. If you want a real treat play it in hand held mode, you can literally feel your console’s heatsink falling apart. LoL. Its horrible!!
      Absolutely there should be settings in game such as the said slider to adjust the HD rumble.

      • Oliver Phommavanh
        May 13, 2017 at 6:12 pm

        I can’t get past the shooting system…why couldn’t they just keep it simple lol

  • Phantom Ganon
    May 12, 2017 at 12:27 pm

    Anyone know when we’re expecting the physical version of Minecraft? I want Minecraft but I want the cartridge.

  • Helpwanted
    May 13, 2017 at 12:38 pm

    Wii-U the forgotten console.

  • DeFiNiTi0N
    May 17, 2017 at 1:18 pm

    It’s a bit of a miss unfortunately, I’ve noticed some FPS drops recently in portable mode. Load times are pretty atrocious for a quick ‘pick up and play’ style game too.

    …and I still gotta turn HD rumble off via system settings anytime i want to play.

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