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Nintendo eShop releases for August 20-24, 2018

Here is this week’s lineup of Nintendo eShop releases for the Nintendo Switch and 3DS.

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Nintendo eShop Releases

Here is this week’s lineup of Nintendo eShop video game releases for the Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS.

Highlights include corporate spy point-and-click adventure, The Low Road, from XGen Studios. The game was released on PC last year, where an appreciative audience embraced its darkly comic tone, and wonderful art direction.

Also released this week is Little Dragons Café, the new game from Yasuhiro Wada, creator of the Harvest Moon series. The game features a charming confection of dragon raising, café management, and farming. Early word suggests that Wada is back on fine form.

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Connoisseurs of tough platformers might also be tempted by the challenging Shio, from Coconut Island Studio.

Update: 1pm – August 20, 2018

Nintendo has published a Indie Highlights video revealing the surprise release of Prison Architect, Bad North, and Morphies Law.

As usual, this list is subject to change throughout the week. Here is the current lineup of Nintendo eShop releases.

Nintendo eShop releases for August 20-24, 2018

Monday August 20, 2018

  • Bad North – £13.49/$14.99
  • Morphies Law – £15.99/$19.99
  • Prison Architect – £24.99/$29.99
  • Spectrum – £8.63/$9.59

Tuesday August 21, 2018

  • All-Star Fruit Racing – £TBC/$35.99

Wednesday August 22, 2018

  • Out of the Box – £12.99/$14.99

Thursday August 23, 2018

  • Behind the Screen – £7.28/$9.99
  • Earthworms – £TBC/$7.99
  • Fernz Gate – £11.69/$12.99
  • Flood of Light – £4.49/$4.99
  • Hacky Zack – £8.09/$9.99
  • Kero Blaster – £8.09/$9.99
  • The Low Road – £13.49/$14.99
  • My Farm – £8.99/$9.99
  • Nekopara Vol. 1 – £9.89/$TBC
  • Shio – £7.59/$12.99
  • Sky Gamblers: Storm Raiders – £.8.99/$9.99

Friday August 24, 2018

  • Little Dragons Café – £TBC/$59.99
  • Night Trap – 25th Anniversary Edition – £10.99/$14.99
  • Space Ribbon – £8.70/$14.99

At the time of posting, there are no games planned for release on the Nintendo 3DS this week.

Check out our updated guide to Nintendo Switch demos, and our new releases page for regular news on the all the games coming to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch.


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