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Nintendo eShop releases for 3rd August, 2017

Slime-San and Retro City Rampage DX lead this week’s lineup of Nintendo eShop releases for Nintendo Switch, 3DS, and Wii U.

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Here’s our roundup of this week’s Nintendo eShop releases for Nintendo Switch, Wii U and 3DS.

This week sees another ageing indie favourite make an appearance on the Nintendo Switch, Vblank’s Retro City Rampage DX. It’s likely that you’ve had plenty of opportunities to play the game by now – it’s available on just about everything – but if not, it still comes with our recommendation. The only caveat being that upcoming sequel – Shakedown Hawaii – looks to substantially expand the formula, and might be worth waiting for.

Another retro-inspired title arriving on the eShop this week is Slime-san. Fabraz’s fast-paced action platformer came to Steam earlier this year, where it has garnered a Positive rating from players. It certainly has a vibrant, distinctive aesthetic that makes it stand out in the crowded market of pixel platformers. The Switch version supports HD Rumble, and up to two players.

Here is the full list of this week’s Nintendo eShop games.

EU Nintendo eShop releases – 3rd August, 2017

Nintendo Switch

  • ACA NeoGeo Aero Fighters 2 – €6.99 / £6.29 / CHF 9.80
  • GUNBARICH9o – €6.99 / £5.99 / CHF 9.99
  • Puzzle Adventure Blockle – €6.29 / £5.99 / CHF 6.99
  • Retro City Rampage DX – €14.99 / £12.99 / CHF 21.00
  • Slime-san – €11.99 / £10.00 / CHF 16.00
  • STRIKERS1945 – €6.99 / £5.99 / CHF 9.99
  • Use Your Words – €13.09 / £11.79 / CHF 18.30

Nintendo 3DS

  • No games this week

Nintendo Wii U

  • Air Zonk (Virtual Console) – €5.99 / £5.39 / CHF 8.40
  • BONK III Bonk’s Big Adventure – (Virtual Console) – €5.99 / £5.39 / CHF 8.40
  • Flight of Light – €8.00 / £7.00 / CHF 11.00

Get the full lowdown on the games coming to Xbox, Nintendo, and PlayStation consoles.


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