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Nintendo eShop releases for 27th April, 2017

Here’s the full rundown of this week’s Nintendo eShop games for the Nintendo Switch, Wii U, and 3DS.



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Here’s the full rundown of this week’s Nintendo eShop games for the Nintendo Switch, Wii U, and 3DS.

It’s a good week for Nintendo’s new console, with two big titles released. First up is Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. The port of the 2014 Wii U hit adds a much-improved battle mode, new characters, and all of the original game’s add-on content. Throw in an improved screen resolution, plus a multitude of local and online multiplayer options, and you have a package that’s hard to resist, despite its heritage.

Also coming to Switch is Puyo Puyo Tetris. This smash-up of two classics sounds like it should be a disaster, but somehow Sonic Team have pulled it off, and the result is an addictive – if somewhat chaotic – puzzle experience. There’s a free demo available on the eShop, so maybe try before you buy.


There’s not much to report on the 3DS and Wii U, the pick of the bunch being word-based party game, Use Your Words.

Here’s the Nintendo eShop lineup for this week:

EU Nintendo eShop releases for 27 April, 2017

Nintendo Switch

  • ACA NeoGeo Over Top – €6.99 / £6.29 / CHF 9.80
  • Kamiko – €4.99 / £4.49 / CHF 7.00
  • Puyo Puyo Tetris – €39.99 / £34.99 / CHF 56.00
  • Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – €59.99 / £49.99 / CHF 77.90

Nintendo 3DS

  • Ascent of Kings – €2.25 / £1.99 / CHF 2.19

Nintendo Wii U

  • Use Your Words – €14.99 / £14.99 / CHF 21.00

Check out this week’s Xbox One and PlayStation Store games on our New Releases page.

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