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New Nintendo Switch releases for May 6-10, 2019

Saints Row: The Third and Shakedown: Hawaii lead this week’s lineup of new eShop releases for the Nintendo Switch.



New Nintendo Switch eShop releases

Saints Row: The Third and Shakedown: Hawaii lead this week’s lineup of new eShop releases for the Nintendo Switch.

There’s a good week ahead on Nintendo Switch for players wanting to build criminal empires. Tuesday sees the release of Shakedown: Hawaii, Brian Provinciano’s long-awaited follow-up to Retro City Rampage.

Later in the week the Third Streets Saints bring chaos to the city of Steelport in a port of Violation’s Saints Row: The Third. It’s not the best game of its type, and its narrative often treads a very fine line, but it’s good to see another open world action game come to Nintendo’s console.


Elsewhere, Puyo Puyo Champions gives the Nintendo Switch another welcome puzzle game at an equally welcome budget price.

Other new releases include IronOak’s ambitious RPG, For The King, and Onevision’s vibrant platformer, Ascendance.

Here’s the full lineup of new Nintendo eShop releases. We’ll add more games as they are confirmed throughout the week.

Nintendo eShop releases: May 6-10, 2019

Monday, May 6, 2019

  • OTTTD: Over The Top Tower Defence

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

  • Car Mechanic Manager
  • European Conqueror X
  • Puyo Puyo Champions
  • Shakedown: Hawaii

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

  • Lightseekers Fast Start Bundle
  • Meow Motors
  • Super Cane Magic ZERO (Europe)

Thursday, May 9, 2019

  • Arcade Archives Ninja Gaiden
  • Ascendance
  • Dragon Pinball
  • Dragon Snakes
  • For The King
  • Frane: Dragons’ Odyssey
  • Monster Puzzle
  • Lost Artifacts: Soulstone
  • MachiKnights -Blood bagos-
  • Masquerada: Songs and Shadows
  • Saints Row: The Third – The Full Package
  • Super DragonBall Heroes: World Mission (Europe)

Friday, May 10, 2019

  • Blazing Beaks
  • Lovecraft’s Untold Stories
  • My Big Sister
  • Reverse Crawl
  • Tales From Space: Mutant Blobs Attack

Visit the Thumbsticks new releases page for weekly updates on all the new games coming to the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

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