Overcooked, Miitopia, and Hey! Pikmin lead this week’s Nintendo eShop releases for Nintendo Switch, Wii U and 3DS.
Whatever happened to the summer slump? We don’t think Nintendo got the memo as this week sees a bumper lineup of games released on both the Nintendo Switch and 3DS.
Over on Switch we have the welcome release of Overcooked: Special Edition, from Ghost Town Games. The fact that the game is fantastic is no secret, so it will interesting to see if the Switch specific additions – including HD rumble support – make the game worth a doubt dip. We expect they will.
Also coming Switch is Namco Museum, a decent compilation of classic retro games, including Pac-Man, Galaga, Splatterhouse, Skykid, and the Gamecube’s Pac-Man Vs.
This week also sees the release of the New Nintendo 2DS XL console, and to mark the occasion, Nintendo has marshalled a solid lineup of new games.
Our recommendation is Miitopia, which – based on our time with the demo – is a light but throughly charming RPG with a wonderful sense of humour, and sumptuous production values. It’s joined by Hey! Pikmin, and Dr Kawashima’s Devilish Brain Training: Can you stay focused?
Here is the full list this week’s eShop releases. We’ll add full EU pricing details as soon as we get them.
EU Nintendo eShop releases for 27th July, 2017
- ACA NeoGeo Super Sidekicks – €6.99 / £6.29 / CHF 9.80
- Namco Museum – €29.99 / £29.99 / CHF 39.99 (Out 28th)
- Overcooked: Special Edition – €19.99 / £17.99 / CHF 28.00
- Physical Contact: Speed – €4.99 / £4.49 / CHF 7.00
- Phantom Trigger – £13.49
- QBics Paint – €4.99 / £4.49 / CHF 7.99
- Ultra Hyperball – €9.99 / £8.99 / CHF 13.99 (Out 28th)
- Dr Kawashima’s Devilish Brain Training: Can you stay focused? – €29.99 / £24.99 / CHF 38.90 (Out 28th)
- Hey! Pikmin – €39.99 / £34.99 / CHF 51.90 (Out 28th)
- Kid Tripp – €3.99 / £3.59 / CHF 5.60
- Miitopia – €39.99 / £34.99 / CHF 51.90 (Out 28th)
- Swipe – €1.49 / £1.39 / CHF 2.10 (New 3DS)
Nintendo Wii U
- Galaxy Blaster – €1.49 / £1.39 / CHF 2.10
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