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Nintendo eShop releases for 31st August, 2017

Here’s your roundup of this week’s Nintendo eShop game releases for the Nintendo Switch, Wii U and 3DS. The big ticket item this week is obviously Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle.

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Nintendo eShop Releases

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

This week’s big new Nintendo Switch release is out today, and what a turnaround it’s been for Ubisoft’s partnership with Nintendo. Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle was widely mocked when it was leaked, but has since seen a complete reversal in perception. Now the game’s positive E3 showing has been followed by a series of complementary reviews this week, and ridicule has turned into cautious optimism. Mario with a gun – who’d have thunk?!

Also out now on Switch is Mutan’s futuristic flying bike shooter, Sky Ride. It will be joined on Thursday by Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack, which is also getting a physical release in October, and League of Evil, Ravenous Games’ retro-styled platformer from 2011.

Hamster Corporation also continue their tireless work in porting NeoGeo classics of the past with the release of fun sci-fi shooter, Zed Blade.

EU Nintendo eShop releases – 31st August, 2017

Nintendo Switch

  • ACA NeoGeo Zed Blade – €6.99 / £6.29 / CHF 9.80
  • Astro Bears Party – £4.49
  • Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack – €34.99 / £31.49 / CHF 48.99
  • League of Evil – €7.99 / £7.19 / CHF 11.20
  • Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle (Out now) – €59.99 / £49.99 / CHF 69.90
  • Sky Ride (Out now) – €6.99 / £6.29 / CHF 9.80

Nintendo 3DS

  • Parascientific Escape – Crossing at the Farthest Horizon – €5.00 / £4.99 / CHF 6.50

Nintendo Wii U

  • No games for you!

Keep tabs on the latest new game release updates for Nintendo, PlayStation and Xbox consoles.


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