Detective Pikachu leads this week’s roster of Nintendo eShop releases for the Nintendo Switch, 3DS, and Wii U.
Proving that there’s life in the old dog yet, a 3DS game is this week’s Nintendo eShop highlight. Detective Pikachu comes to the West two years after its Japanese debut, and promises a Pokémon adventure quite unlike any we’ve played before.
The rather fantastic – and also rather large – Detective Pikachu amiibo is also released day-and-date .
Over on the Nintendo Switch, this week’s releases include a port of the popular mobile and PC space combat game, Manticore: Galaxy on Fire, and anime hack ’n’ slash sequel, Attack on Titan 2.
Also worth a look is Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse, from the ever-reliable WayForward Technologies. And if you like, erm, synchronised swimming, Lozange Lab’s delightful puzzle game, Swim Out, should make a splash in your video game library.
Here is the full Nintendo eShop release lineup.
EU Nintendo eShop releases for March 22, 2018
- ACA NeoGeo World Heroes 2 Jet – €6.99 / £6.29 / CHF 9.80
- Arcade Archives Moon Patrol – €6.99 / £6.29 / CHF 9.80
- A.O.T. 2 (Attack on Titan 2) – €69.99 / £54.99 / CHF 98.00
- Castle of Heart – €14.99 / £13.49 / CHF 20.99)
- Deep Ones Demo – Free
- Eat Beat Deadspike-san – €6.99 / £6.29 / CHF 9.80 + free demo
- Gate of Doom – €6.99 / £6.99 / CHF 9.99
- Gekido Kintaro’s Revenge – £11.46
- Manticore – Galaxy on Fire – £16.19
- Metropolis: Lux Obscura Demo – Free
- No Thing – €1.79 / £1.61 / CHF 2.52
- OPUS: Rocket of Whispers – €8.99 / £6.19 / CHF 12.20
- Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse – €16.22 / £14.59 / CHF 22.70
- Sol Divide – €6.99 / £6.99 / CHF 9.99
- Slayaway Camp: Butcher’s Cut – €13.49 / £12.14 / CHF 18.90
- Swim Out – €5.99 / £5.39 / CHF 8.40
- Detective Pikachu – €39.99 / £34.99 / CHF 51.90 (23rd)
Nintendo Wii U
- No releases
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