Guacamelee! 2 is the pick of this week’s eShop video game releases for the Nintendo Switch.
DrinkBox Studios’ metroidvania sequel, Guacamelee! 2, is our eShop highlight this week. Juan Aguacate, returns in another accomplished game that mixes platforming, exploration, and combat with aplomb. The game is already available on PlayStation 4, and comes to Xbox One next month.
Also released this week is Nomada Studio’s eye-catching platformer, Gris, and Oscar Brittain’s promising Desert Child, a hover-bike racing game that also tells a rags-to-riches science fiction story.
Retro gaming fans can look forward to classic Sega RPG, Phantasy Star, which comes to Switch as part of the Sega Ages range, and three more NES titles for the Nintendo Switch Online library.
This list is subject to change – expect a new NeoGeo or Arcade Archives release – so check back for updates throughout the week.
Here’s the full lineup of new eShop releases.
Nintendo eShop releases – December 10-14, 2018
Monday December 10, 2018
- Guacamelee! 2 – £16.19/$19.99
Tuesday December 11, 2018
- Desert Child – £9.49/$11.99
- Everspace – Stellar Edition – £28.79/$39.99
- Kingdom Two Crowns – £TBC/$19.99
- Solar Flux – £TBC/$TBC
Wednesday December 12, 2018
- Adventures of Lolo – Nintendo Switch Online
- Ninja Gaiden – Nintendo Switch Online
- Wario’s Woods – Nintendo Switch Online
Thursday December 13, 2018
- ACA NeoGeo Metal Slug 5 – £6.29/$7.99
- Almightree: The Last Dreamer – £19.99/$19.99
- Arcade Archives Athena – £6.29/$7.99
- Battle Princess Madelyn – £15.79/$19.99
- Bish Bash Boom – $29.99 (Out now in EU)
- Blue Rider – £8.09/$8.99
- Dragon: Marked for Death – £TBC/$TBC
- Gris – £14.49/$16.99
- Hunter’s Legacy: Purrfect Edition – £6.29/$6.99
- Johnny Turbo’s Arcade: Shoot Out – £7.10 (Out now in US)
- Knights of Pen & Paper 2 Deluxiest Edition – £11.69/$12.99
- Omensight: Definitive Edition – £15.09/$19.99
- Oxyjet – $14.99 (Out now in EU)
- Roller Coaster Tycoon Adventures – $49.99 (Out now in EU)
- Sega Ages Phantasy Star – £5.99/$7.99
- Starman – £7.19/$8.99
- V Rally 4 – £44.99/$TBC
Friday December 14, 2018
- Lazy Galaxy: Rebel Story – £6.29/$7.99
- Peace, Death! Complete Edition – $4.99 (Out now in EU)
- Race Arcade – $9.99 (Out now in EU)
We’ll also give a quick shoutout to Mike Bithell’s Quarantine Circular, which sneaked out over the weekend. And while you’re here, catch up on this week’s new game releases for the PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.
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