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Nintendo eShop releases for Dec 31, 2018 – Jan 4, 2019

Here’s our New Year roundup of Nintendo eShop video game releases for the Nintendo Switch, 3DS, and Wii U.

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New Nintendo Switch eShop releases

Here’s our New Year roundup of Nintendo eShop video game releases for the Nintendo Switch, 3DS, and Wii U.

It’s comparatively quiet on the Nintendo eShop as we enter the New Year, with a small selection of new games coming to the Nintendo Switch.

This week’s highlight is Don’t Sink, a naval sandbox adventure RPG from Studio Eris. The game has bucket-loads of charm, and has been well-received on PC.

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The US eShop is also playing catchup with the release of a number of games that are already available in Europe.

This list is likely to change – we expect new Arcade Archives and NeoGeo releases – so check back for updates throughout the week. Here’s the full lineup of new Nintendo eShop releases.

Nintendo eShop releases – Dec 31, 2018 – Jan 4, 2019

Monday December 31, 2018

  • Overdriven Reloaded: Special Edition – £7.19/$TBC
  • Samsara Deluxe – £7.99

Tuesday January 1, 2019

  • Xenon Valkyrie+ – £8.99/$9.99

Wednesday January 2, 2019

  • No releases

Thursday January 3, 2019

  • Animated Jigsaws: Wild Animals – $9.99 (Out now in Europe)
  • The Aquatic Adventure of the Last Human – $12.99 (Out now in Europe)
  • Catastronauts – $16.99 (Out now in Europe)
  • Don’t Sink – £7.99/$9.99
  • Dreamwalker – $4.99 (Out now in Europe)
  • JCB Pioneer: Mars – $24.99 (Out now in Europe)
  • Job the Leprechaun – $2.99 (Out now in Europe)
  • Johnny Turbo’s Arcade: Express Raider – £7.10 (Out now in North America)
  • Johnny Turbo’s Arcade: Fighter’s History – £7.10/$7.99
  • Mentori Puzzle – $8.00 (Out now in Europe)
  • Pic-a-Pix Pieces – £6.99/$7.99
  • Unicornicopia – £3.79/$4.99

Friday January 4, 2019

  • 99 Seconds – £1.79/$2.99
  • Fitness Boxing – $49.99 (Out now in Europe)
  • Mad Age & This Guy – $4.99 (Out now in Europe)

There’s also a new game coming to the Nintendo 3DS this week in the shape of nuGame’s first-person shooter, RTO 3.

The Nintendo eShop festive sale also continues in Europe, and there are various publisher promotions running in the US.


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