The latest downloadable delights have hit the European eShop, and here’s our round-up of what’s in store this week. The highlight is the Splatoon 2 Global Testfire client, which will set you up nicely for the online sessions next week.
Check out the full list below and let us know which games will be added to your collection this week.
Nintendo Switch eShop
- Splatoon 2 Global Testfire (Nintendo, free) – the online sessions will begin later next week, but you can download the software now in advance. The good news is that it only takes up 410 MB of disc space.
- The King of Fighters ’94 (HAMSTER, €6.99 / £6.29) – following the release of The King of Fighters ’98 on the Switch eShop, we now have the original entry in the fighting series, featuring various menu options and online leaderboards.
Wii U eShop
- Sky Force Anniversary (Infinite Dreams, €7.99 / £7.19 until 23rd March, normally €9.99 / £8.99) – this shoot ’em up originally received critical acclaim and now arrives in remastered form with improved visuals and a ‘powerful upgrade system’.
- ACE – Alien Cleanup Elite (Nitrolic Games, €5.00 / £4.49) – a retro-inspired run and gun adventure.
- Double Breakout II (nuGAME, €7.00 / £6.00) – this one follows the same Breakout forumla as its predessor, albeit with 20 new stages. It supports up to two players.
Wii U Virtual Console
- Dungeon Explorer (Konami, €5.99 / £5.39) – this TurboGrafx-16 title is an action RPG that supports up to five players.
- Neutopia (Konami, €5.99 / £5.39 ) – another TurboGrafx-16 title, this one was originally released in 1989 and is an action RPG.
Wii U eShop Temporary Discounts
- Secret Files: Tunguska (Deep Silver, €2.49 / £2.24 until 23rd March, normally €9.99 / £8.99)
- 99Seconds (EnjoyUp Games, €1.24 / £1.14 until 13th April, normally €2.49 / £2.29)
- Darts Up (EnjoyUp Games, €1.24 / £1.14 until 13th April, normally €2.49 / £2.29)
- Rock ‘n Racing Off Road (EnjoyUp Games, €2.99 / £2.69 until 13th April, normally €5.99 / £5.39)
- Breakout Defense (nuGAME, €5.00 / £5.00 until 13th April, normally €7.00 / £7.00)
- Maze Break (nuGAME, €5.00 / £5.00 until 13th April, normally €7.00 / £7.00)
- Frontier Days – Founding Pioneers (CIRCLE Entertainment, €5.99 / £5.79) – this frontier building sim title came to the Switch as a launch release and now arrives on the humble 3DS with a lower price tag.
- Kung Fu FIGHT! (Nostatic Games, €2.25 / £1.99) – a runner with multiple difficulty modes .
- Parascientific Escape: Gear Detective (CIRCLE Entertainment, €5.00) – a follow-up to the 2016 original, this is an escape-room adventure.
New Nintendo 3DS
- 6180 the moon (Turtle Cream, €3.99 / £3.59) – a platformer that sees players take control of the moon on a journey to find the sun. Previously available on the Wii U, it uses two screens to monitor the moon as it bounces high and low.
- Double Breakout (nuGAME, €7.00 / £6.00) – a Breakout-style game, this one was previously on the Wii U and promises to blend elements of Breakout and Pong over 20 stages, with support for two players.
- DON’T CRASH GO (RCMADIAX, €1.49 / £1.39) – a simple score chaser.
- FOUR BOMBS (RCMADIAX, €1.49 / £1.39) – with a similarity akin to Minesweeper, here you take on randomly generated levels to find and identify bombs on a grid.
3DS eShop Temporary Discounts
- Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse (Deep Silver, €27.99 / £24.49 until 23rd March, normally €39.99 / £34.99)
- 7th Dragon III Code: VFD (Deep Silver, €29.99 / £26.24 until 23rd March, normally €39.99 / £34.99)
- Snow Moto Racing 3D (Zordix AB, €5.99 / £5.39 until 23rd March, normally €7.99 / £7.19)
- Alien on the Run (Joindots, €3.34 / £2.80 until 30th March, normally €4.99 / £4.19)
- Crazy Construction (Joindots, €4.68 / £3.34 until 30th March, normally €6.99 / £4.99)
- Football Up Online (Joindots, €2.95 / £2.65 until 13th April, normally €3.99 / £3.59)
3DS eShop Permanent Discounts
- Disney 2-Pack Frozen / Big Hero 6 Combo (GameMill, €19.99 / £14.99, previously €29.99 / £19.99)
- Hyperlight EX (CatfishBlues Games, €2.99 / £2.49, previously €4.99 / £4.59)
3DS HOME Themes
- Crollors Yellow Green Theme (NVriezen, €0.99 / £0.80)
- JC towards the black meteorite (Atlantyca, €0.99 / £0.89)
- I Saurini al meteorite nero (Atlantyca, €0.99)
- JC laugh together (Atlantyca, €0.99 / £0.89)
- I Saurini ridono insieme (Atlantyca, €0.99)
- Jurassic Cubs and Nichus (Atlantyca, €1.49 / £1.39)
- I Saurini e Nichus (Atlantyca, €1.49)
- JC 3pack – Number 3 (Atlantyca, €2.49 / £2.29)
- I Saurini 3 pack Numero 3 (Atlantyca, €2.49)
- Hello Kitty during Spring (Sanrio, €0.99 / £0.89)
- Hello Kitty with her friend (Sanrio, €0.99 / £0.89)
- Hello Kitty at the cinema (Sanrio, €0.99 / £0.89)
- Hello Kitty punk rock (Sanrio, €0.99 / £0.89)
- Yoshiwara Lament (DWANGO, €1.99 / £1.79)
- Poppippo (DWANGO, €1.99 / £1.79)
- Rin-chan Now! (DWANGO, €1.99 / £1.79)
- Paintër (DWANGO, €1.99 / £1.79)
- Alien Alien (DWANGO, €1.99 / £1.79)