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Nintendo eShop releases for December 24-28, 2018

Here’s our roundup of this week’s Nintendo eShop video game releases for the Nintendo Switch.

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New Nintendo Switch eShop releases

Here’s our roundup of this week’s Nintendo eShop video game releases for the Nintendo Switch.

The biggest game to come to Nintendo Switch next week – and by biggest, we really just mean the most expensive – is an updated version of Koei Tecmo’s Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends.

If a reissue of a 2013 hack-and-slash game doesn’t float your boat, there are a few other releases that might be of interest.

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Spiral Summit’s top-down, rogue-like shooter, Blacksea Odyssey, is certainly worth a look, as is Videocult’s survival platformer, Rain World. The game is out now in North America, and comes to Europe later this week.

This list is likely to change – we’d expect an Arcade Archives or NeoGeo release as a minimum – so check back for updates throughout the week. Here’s the full lineup of new Nintendo eShop releases.

Nintendo eShop releases – December 24-28, 2018

Monday December 24, 2018

  • Aaero: Complete Edition – £10.99/$14.99
  • Animated Jigsaws: Wild Animals – £7.99/$9.99
  • Animus – £7.99/$9.99
  • Blacksea Odyssey – £11.69/$12.99
  • Cake Laboratory – £2.42/$TBC
  • Catastronauts – £12.99 (US – Jan)
  • Diggerman  – £4.49/$4.99
  • JCB Pioneer: Mars – £19.99 (US – Jan)
  • The Keep – £15.99 (Already out in US)
  • Mad Age & This Guy – £4.19/$TBC
  • Omega Strike – £13.59/$14.99
  • Pipe Push Paradise – £9.89/$10.99
  • Super Hero Fight Club: Reloaded – £8.99/$9.99
  • Super Treasure Arena – £7.99/$9.99

Tuesday December 25, 2018

  • Abyss  – £2.69/$2.99
  • The Aquatic Adventure of the Last Human – £11.69/$12.99
  • Odium to the Core – £4.49/$4.99
  • Uncanny Valley – £8.99/$9.99

Wednesday December 26, 2018

  • No releases

Thursday December 27, 2018

  • ACA NeoGeo The King of Fighters 2002 – £6.19/$7.99
  • Brick Breaker – £9.99/$TBC
  • Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends – £34.99/$39.99
  • Ihugu – £2.99/$TBC
  • Job the Leprechaun – £2.99 (US – Jan)
  • Johnny Turbo’s Arcade: Heavy Barrel – £7.10 (Already out in US)
  • MIND: Path to Thalamus – £9.99/$TBC
  • My Little Riding Champion – £34.99/$TBC
  • Rain World – £7.99 (Already out in US)
  • Revenge of the Bird King – £TBC/$4.99
  • Mentori Puzzle – £6.29/$8.00
  • Tetraminos – £8.99/$TBC
  • Venture Towns – £8.99/$TBC

Friday December 28 2018

  • No releases

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


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