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Nintendo eShop releases for August 6-10, 2018

Dead Cells and Overcooked! 2 lead this week’s lineup of Nintendo eShop releases for the Nintendo Switch, 3DS, and Wii U.

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Nintendo eShop Releases

Dead Cells and Overcooked! 2 lead this week’s lineup of Nintendo eShop releases for the Nintendo Switch, 3DS, and Wii U.

This week’s avalanche of Nintendo eShop games is full of recommendations. So let’s dive in.

First up is Dead Cells, a tightly designed metroidvania-roguelike from Motion Twin. The game has been in PC early access for a while and has found plenty of fans. Expect it to do the same with its release on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this week.

Other highlights include chaotic co-op cooking game, Overcooked! 2, which serves up more multiplayer shenanigans, and Zoink’s puzzling platformer, Flipping Death.

Later in the week the Switch also receives the HD port of Okami, now complete with touch and motion controls, plus Jan Willem Nijman’s charming micro Zelda-like, Minit. And there’s also a free open beta for Dragon Ball FighterZ.

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 6-10, 2018

Monday August 6, 2018

  • Loot Monkey – Bling Palace – $7.00/£5.00

Tuesday August 7, 2018

  • Dead Cells – $24.99/£17.99
  • Flipping Death – $19.99/£17.99
  • In Between – $11.99/£7.99
  • Overcooked! 2 – $24.99/£19.99
  • Slam Land – $7.99/£7.19
  • Super Blackjack Battle 2 Turbo Edition – The Card Warriors – $7.99/£5.59
  • Toby: The Secret Mine – $9.59/£6.39

Wednesday August 8, 2018

  • No releases. You’ve been playing for a while. Why don’t you take a break?

Thursday August 9, 2018

  • The Amazing Shinsengumi: Heroes in Love – $11.99/£10.79
  • BlobCat – $9.99/£7.64
  • Dragon Ball FighterZ Open Beta – Free
  • Megaton Rainfall – $15.99/£TBC
  • Minit – $9.99/£9.99
  • Ōkami HD – $xx/£15.99
  • Shut Eye – $3.99
  • SubaraCity – $5.00/£TBC
  • Unexplored – $15.00/£12.14

Friday August 10, 2018

  • Nightmares from the Deep 2: The Siren’s Call – $14.99/£TBC
  • Tetra’s Escape – $4.99/£TBC

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


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