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Nintendo eShop releases for May 31, 2018

Here is this week’s lineup of Nintendo eShop releases for the Nintendo Switch, 3DS, and Wii U.

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Nintendo eShop Releases

Here is this week’s lineup of Nintendo eShop releases for the Nintendo Switch, 3DS, and Wii U.

It’s another incredible week for new releases on the Nintendo Switch, with more than 25 games coming to Europe and North America.

One highlight is the HD re-issue of Hiroshi Iuchi’s bullet-hell shooter, Ikaruga. The game is genuine classic, and on Switch it can be played in portrait view when the console is undocked.

Another pick is Smoke and Sacrifice, a huge open-world, narrative-driven RPG from Solar Sail Games. The sumptuous hand-drawn art catches the attention, but it’s the game’s characters, crafting mechanics, and story that will draw players in.

Two other games to check out are Asymmetric’s cowboy RPG, West of Loathing (check out our report on the game’s writing), and Yoku’s Island Express, a charming blend of platform and pinball from Villa Gorilla.

The Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection also brings 12 arcade classics from Capcom to the Nintendo Switch.

Here is this week’s full Nintendo eShop lineup. As always, this list is subject to change, and we’ll add details of any additional games as soon we get them.

Nintendo eShop releases for May 31, 2018

Nintendo Switch – EU

  • 6180 the moon – £359
  • ACA NeoGeo Ninja Combat – £6.29
  • Defoliation – £8.09
  • Die for Valhalla – £10.99 – (May 29th)
  • Discovery – £7.99
  • Fallen Legion: Rise to Glory – £39.99 – (June 1st)
  • Icey – £7.59
  • Ikaruga – £13.49 -(May 29th)
  • Jumping Joe and Friends – £4.49 – (June 1st)
  • Just Shapes and Beats – £TBC
  • Kitten Squad – Free
  • Knights of Pen and Paper +1 Deluxier Edition – £13.49 – (May 29th)
  • Legend of Kay Anniversary – £26.99 – (May 29th)
  • Lost Sea – £8.09
  • Milanoir – £11.69
  • Operation Hardcore – £7.49 – (June 1st)
  • Pirate Pop Plus – £3.79
  • Pokémon Quest – Free
  • Quad Fighter K – £6.29
  • Shift Quantum – £15.99
  • Smoke and Sacrifice – £19.99
  • Songbringer – £15.99
  • Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection – £44.99 – (May 29th)
  • Super Sportmatchen – £13.49
  • West of Loathing – £9.00
  • World Soccer Pinball – £1.79
  • Yesterday Origins – £26.99
  • Yoku’s Island Express – £14.39 – (May 29th)

Nintendo Switch – US

  • ACA NeoGeo Ninja Combat – $7.99
  • Defoliation – $9.99
  • Die for Valhalla – $9.99 – (May 29th)
  • Dragon Lapis – $9.99
  • Fallen Legion: Rise to Glory – $39.99 – (May 29th)
  • Harvest Moon: Light of Hope – $39.99 – (May 29th)
  • Icey – $9.99
  • Ikaruga – $14.99 – (May 29th)
  • Johnny Turbo’s Arcade Joe and Mac Caveman Ninja – $6.99
  • Just Shapes and Beats – $TBC
  • Knights of Pen and Paper +1 Deluxier Edition – $14.99 -(May 29th)
  • Legend of Kay Anniversary – $29.99 – (May 29th)
  • Lost Sea – $9.99
  • Milanoir – $12.99
  • Pokémon Quest – Free
  • Pirate Pop Plus – $4.99
  • Quad Fighter K – $7.99
  • Shift Quantum – $19.99
  • Smoke and Sacrifice – $19.99
  • Songbringer – $19.99
  • Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection – $39.99 – (May 29th)
  • Them Bombs – $9.99
  • West of Loathing – $11.00
  • Yesterday Origins – $TBC
  • Yoku’s Island Express – $17.99 – (May 29th)

This week’s Nintendo 3DS releases include Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon, and Rainbow Snake, and Masked Forces comes to the Wii U.

Bookmark our new releases page for regular updates on the new games coming to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo consoles. And don’t forget to check out our complete list of Nintendo Switch game demos.


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