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Nintendo

Platform(s): Game Boy Advance, GameCube, New Nintendo 2DS XL, New Nintendo 3DS XL, Nintendo 2DS, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Switch, Wii, WiiU, iOS
Genre: Hardware
Publisher: Nintendo
Release Date: March 2017

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Nintendo Download (ALL) Thursday, October 19, 2017

by Rainier on Oct. 19, 2017 @ 2:43 p.m. PDT

In addition to providing single and multiplayer thrills at home, the Nintendo Switch system also enables gamers to play the same title wherever, whenever and with whomever they choose.

Note: Some demo versions do not support all game features, and players cannot save their in-game progress in demo versions. To enjoy the 3D effect of Nintendo 3DS software, you must experience it from the system itself. . Use Parental Controls to restrict 3D mode for children 6 and under.

Nintendo Switch

Fire Emblem Warriors(Nintendo/Switch/$59.99/eShop/Available Oct. 20)

Clash with legions of soldiers and fierce monsters as Marth, Xander, Corrin, and other Fire Emblem heroes unleashing over-the-top-powerful Dynasty Warriors-style moves. Take direct control of known and original Fire Emblem characters, issue them strategic commands in the midst of battle, pair up heroes to unleash stunning attacks, and more. Unlock new playable heroes, each with their own unique moves, special attacks, weapon types, and voiced dialogue in this large-scale action game from the Hyrule Warriors team.

Features:

  • Play and experience a new kingdom with original characters colliding with heroes from across the Fire Emblem universe.
  • Battle as fan-favorite Fire Emblem heroes, like Chrom, Corrin, Ryoma, Marth, Xander and more, each with unique moves, special attacks, weapon types, and voiced dialogue.
  • Pair up two hero characters as a single unit that can unleash devastating combos and even switch between these heroes mid-attack.
  • With the classic weapons triangle, tactically choose and switch between Fire Emblem heroes to gain the advantage in combat against countless enemies.
  • amiibo functionality with all previously released Fire Emblem amiibo figures, plus with upcoming Chrom and Tiki amiibo figures.

Fire Emblem Warriors will also release on the New Nintendo 3DS XL, New Nintendo 3DS and New Nintendo 2DS XL systems. Please note that it's not compatible with other systems, including Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL, and Nintendo 2DS.

The Fire Emblem Warriors Season Pass will be available Oct. 20 in Nintendo eShop. Purchase the Season Pass for $19.99 for either the Nintendo Switch or New Nintendo 3DS version of the game and download each pack as it’s available. Plus, players will receive a bridal costume for Lucina immediately upon purchase. Individual DLC packs will also be sold separately at $8.99 each, and are scheduled to launch in December, February and March with content inspired by Fire Emblem Fates, Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and Fire Emblem Awakening, respectively. Each pack will contain three new playable characters, three new History scenarios, new weapons, costumes and support conversations.

JYDGE (10tons/Switch/$14.99/eShop)

Build your JYDGE. Enter Edenbyrg. Get out alive. JYDGE is a lawful but awful roguehate top-down shooter where you get to build your own cybernetic JYDGE and eradicate crime in the never-sleeping megacity of Edenbyrg.

Create your own play-style by augmenting your JYDGE, modifying your Gavel rifle, and choosing fearless companions to suit the tasks at hand.

  • Choose your cybernetics, items, weapon mods, and companions from over a BILLION different configurations.
  • Deal ruthless Jystice with lead, rockets, lasers, electricity, and other deadly tools of the law.
  • Perform heroic feats to get extra medals and unlock new equipment.
  • Team up with your CO-JYDGE for local co-op.

No. of Players 2 players simultaneous

The Mummy Demastered (WayForward/Switch/$19.99/eShop/Available Oct. 24)

The Mummy Demastered throws you into a 16-bit-inspired battle against the undead in a 2D, nonlinear, action-packed adventure. As an elite agent in the monster-hunting Prodigium organization, you must use a variety of weapons, upgrades, and magical artifacts to defend mankind against the supernatural hordes of Princess Ahmanet. Your Prodigium teammates are already on the scene, but HQ lost contact with them hours ago; only by exploring tombs, forests, abandoned tunnels, and the cursed streets of London will you discover the fate of your allies. But beware - Ahmanet commands legions of zombies, insects, plague-ridden vermin, and worse... and if you're not careful, you'll be the next soul in Ahmanet's thrall.

Key Features:

  • Stunning Retro-inspired graphics
  • Shoot-'em-up action mixed with exploration-based adventuring
  • An arsenal of weapons! Use grenades, an assault rifle, a flamethrower, and more!
  • Battle a variety of horrifying enemies and bosses!
  • Discover and collect 50 hidden relics

No. of Players 1 player

The Jackbox Party Pack 4 (Jackbox Games/Switch/$24.99/eShop)

The biggest and fourthiest addition to this storied party game franchise features not five but FIVE AND A HALF crowd-slaying games!

  1. The blanking fun sequel Fibbage 3 (2-8 players). Play all-new question types and the game mode Fibbage: Enough About You (3-8 players). Guess the weird facts about your friends.
  2. The web-based frame game Survive the Internet (3-8 players). Twist your friends' "online" comments in hilarious ways.
  3. The spooky date-a-thon Monster Seeking Monster (3-7 players). Message and date fellow monsters with special powers.
  4. The deranged debate match Bracketeering (3-16 players). Place smart bets on stupid arguments.
  5. The one-up art game Civic Doodle (3-8 players). Compete to improve the town murals.

Play using your phones, tablets or computers. No extra controllers needed!

No. of Players up to 16 players

Just Dance 2018 (Ubisoft/Switch/$59.99/eShop/Available Oct. 24)

Just Dance 2018 is coming back with over 40 tracks at launch, and more than 300 songs available with Just Dance Unlimited and the 3-month trial included!

From the hottest hits to family favorites, dance to 40 new tracks, including:

  • Despacito - Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee
  • 24K Magic - Bruno Mars
  • John Wayne - Lady Gaga
  • Waka Waka - Shakira
  • Naughty Girl - Beyoncé
  • Rockabye - Clean Bandit Ft. Sean Paul & Anne-Marie
  • ...and many more!

Whether you are a young dancer in the making or a pro dancer looking for new challenges, it’s never been so easy to Just Dance

No. of Players up to 6 players

Spelunker Party! (Square Enix/Switch/$29.99/eShop)

Go on a Journey to the underground with your buddies! Spelunker, the Weakest Action Hero is now on Nintendo Switch™! Offline and Online Co-op Multiplay with up to 4 players! Power-up your characters by customizing them with various costumes and items! A variety of adorable pets are also here to help you on your adventure! Time Attack, Quests and more! Enjoy Spelunker Party together!

No. of Players up to 4 players

Robo Army (HAMSTER, Co./Switch/$7.99/eShop)

Robo Army is a beat 'em up action game released by SNK in 1991.

Head out to crush and destroy your enemies in order to restore peace from under the grasp of the robot corps known as Hell Jeed.

Collect items to power up and perform a variety of attacks in this exhilarating battle.

The "ACA NEOGEO" series has faithfully reproduced many classic NEOGEO masterpieces.

Players can change various game settings such as game difficulty, and also reproduce the atmosphere of arcade display settings at that time. Players can also compete against each other from all over the world with their high scores.

Please enjoy the masterpiece that built a generation for video games.

No. of Players 2 players

Revenant Saga (KEMCO/Switch/$12.99/eShop)

After being turned into an immortal being known as a "Revenant" and learning of the existence of a demon within him, Albert sets out on a journey to make the person who did this to him pay with their very life. However, as he runs into others along the way dealing with their own figurative demons, what is the answer he finds...?

Boasting a story that blurs the lines between good and evil, and plenty of content to go around, this is one title not to be missed! This includes a variety of unique subquests, in-battle transformation systems, as well as a weapon forging system allowing players to make entirely unique weapons as they battle in turn-based battles with 3D animation!

No. of Players 1 player

Syberia (Microids/Switch/$29.99/eShop/Available Oct. 20)

Kate Walker, a young New York attorney, is sent by her law firm to the small French village of Valadilène. Her mission: complete negotiations for the purchase of an automaton factory on behalf of a large multinational. She has no idea what the future holds in store for her…

Join Kate Walker on an extraordinary journey that takes her all the way from Western Europe to the far reaches of Eastern Russia. You will come across a host of endearing characters and incredible locations as you search for traces of Hans Voralberg, the genius inventor of the automatons. It is a search that will take you to the legendary island of Syberia, in the far North of the continent, where the last living mammoths reside, hidden from modern eyes...

EXPERIENCE a moving adventure and roam through an enchanting world.

JOURNEY everywhere with Kate Walker with the Nintendo Switch's handheld mode.

RELAX while playing in TV mode or tabletop mode.

No. of Players 1 player

Knight Terrors (Nicalis/Switch/$2.99/eShop/Available Oct. 24)

Witness the horrifying adventures of a mysterious suit of armor known only as "The Knight." Armed with a mighty sword and equipped with blood-red wings that allow flight, the Knight desperately races through the countryside, never stopping for any respite or consideration. He must face and vanquish a never-ending onslaught of bloodthirsty ghouls, flaming skulls and unspeakable horrors while jumping over spiked pits and flying through small gaps. If he takes three hits or allows three enemies to pass, it’s "Game Over!"

Knight Terrors goes straight for the jugular: It's a lurid mash-up of side-scrolling gameplay styles that will remind you of runners that are endless and birds that are flappy. Special effects like screen shaking and time stopping magnify the impact of every enemy interaction. Once you're hooked, the game keeps pulling you back in to increase your high score and unlock more features. What's more, the procedurally generated levels ensure unlimited replayability—it's a different game each and every time you play.

Features

  • Bone-chilling procedurally generated levels
  • Unlockable power-up drops
  • Four unlockable game modes
  • Retina-searing sprite graphics
  • Frantic neo-classical chiptunes
  • Simple two-button control scheme
  • High score tracking

No. of Players 1 player

Party Golf (Giant Margarita/Switch/$15.00/eShop)

Tee off simultaneously to a psychedelic 2D world, with satisfyingly simple physics, except it's a frenetic free-for-all to get in the hole. It's instant fun with endless variety; there are trillions of gameplay combinations, from giant banana balls to turbo power-ups. This spontaneous couch party may drive a wedge between friends, but have everyone shouting "just one more round!"

  • 4-player local-multiplayer and even 8-player matches with everyone using their own JoyCon
  • over 100 included game modes, and you can make your own with our super powerful gameplay customisation system
  • procedurally generated terrains so you'll never play the same hole twice
  • over 10 different powerups to suit any play style
  • ... and crazy powerups, night golf, checkpoints, elimination modes, rat-king... the number of ways to play is practically endless!

No. of Players up to 8 players

This Is the Police (Nordic Games/Switch/$29.99/eShop/Available Oct. 24)

This Is the Police is a strategy/adventure game set in a city spiraling the drain. Taking the role of gritty Police Chief Jack Boyd, you'll dive into a deep story of crime and intrigue. Will Jack reach his retirement with a nice stack of bills, or will he end up broken ... or worse?

No. of Players 1 player

Elliot Quest (PlayEveryWare Games/Switch/$9.99/eShop)

After Elliot's wife disappears, he falls sick and attempts to take his own life--only to discovers that he can't die. Plagued by nightmares and growing weaker by the day, Elliot seeks out a local Sage, who tells him that he's the victim of a rare curse. A demon called a Satar is slowly consuming Elliot's vitality. If Elliot can't find a cure to the curse before it's too late, he too will become a Satar. His only hope is to ask for the help of one of the island's Guardians, who have kept the Satar from taking over Urele.

Explore a vibrant open-world filled with hidden secrets and mysterious Guardians that can help cure Elliot's curse of immortality. Throughout this adventure you'll collect countless abilities and spells, quest through 5 dungeons and defeat 16 unique bosses along your way to unlocking multiple endings.

No. of Players 1 player

Super Ping Pong Trick Shot (Starsign/Switch/$4.99/eShop)

Try throwing a ball across a room filled with moving platforms and obstacles and into a cup!

Test your throwing skills across 80 challenges with mission and sub-mission objectives such as making the ball bounce twice, or using at least 75% power.

Use the L-Stick for traditional controls or the more energetic motion controls that simulate throwing a ball.

In addition to the single player Mission and Time Attack modes, there's also a 2 player competitive mode! Go head-to-head with a friend to see who can throw the most balls into the cup and use special items to get an advantage over your opponent!

No. of Players 2 players simultaneous

The Count Lucanor (Merge Games/Switch/$13.49/eShop)

Once upon a time, there was a poor boy named Hans who lived with his mother near the woods. On his birthday, the boy had no presents nor sweets. He got so upset he decided to leave home for good. Before he left, his mother gave him his grandfather's cane, some cheese and three pieces of gold. Hans walked into the forest in search of adventure. Soon it was night and the boy was really scared, so he tried to go back. But then, a quaint kobold happened to cross his path and Hans decided to follow him to a castle. The kobold told him he would inherit great wealth if he passed a simple trial... guessing his name. Trapped in the castle, Hans will live a spooky mystery, fantasy and horror adventure to become the new Count Lucanor.

Join Hans in a fantasy world and experience a unique adventure, full of surprises and challenges. Get hooked on an immersive tale, where every decision counts and every clue is a piece to solve the puzzle and get the treasure. Unravel the sordid secrets of the castle, meet colorful characters, and remember: horror always lurks beneath the surface.

Gameplay:

  • Exploration: Walk the Tenebre Castle and place candles on the ground to light up your path.
  • Conversation: Talk to NPCs to get important clues and unravel the mystery of the Count Lucanor.
  • Choices: Your actions change the course of story, with five different endings and several subplots.
  • Stealth: Hide under tables and behind curtains to go undetected.
  • Puzzles: Use the items you found wisely in order to progress.
  • Skill: Avoid traps and enemies in the castle by anticipating them.

No. of Players 1 player

Nintendo DSiWare/3DS/3DSXL/eShop

Fire Emblem Warriors (Nintendo/New Nintendo 3DS/$39.99/eShop/Available Oct. 20)

Clash with legions of enemies as Marth, Xander, Corrin, Chrom, and other Fire Emblem warriors by unleashing over-the-top-powerful Dynasty Warriors-style moves. Take control of characters with distinct attacks, issue strategic commands, pair up warriors for stunning moves, and more in an epic tactical action game from the Hyrule Warriors team.

In the Kingdom of Aytolis, new heroes mystically collide with warriors from across the history of Fire Emblem, who must band together to face countless enemies and restore the mysterious Shield of Flames to stop the Chaos Dragon. Advance the story to unlock additional playable characters, each with different attacks, weapons, combos, and voiced dialogue. A combination of intense combat and strategic Fire Emblem gameplay offers a take on battling that's new to the series. Change between heroes anywhere on the battlefield and command them to victory. The materials and gold you earn in battle can be used to upgrade heroes, weapons, and more.

Please note that Fire Emblem Warriors is NOT compatible with other systems, including Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL, and Nintendo 2DS.

The Fire Emblem Warriors Season Pass will be available Oct. 20 in Nintendo eShop. Purchase the Season Pass for $19.99 for either the Nintendo Switch or New Nintendo 3DS version of the game and download each pack as it’s available. Plus, players will receive a bridal costume for Lucina immediately upon purchase. Individual DLC packs will also be sold separately at $8.99 each, and are scheduled to launch in December, February and March with content inspired by Fire Emblem Fates, Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon and Fire Emblem Awakening, respectively. Each pack will contain three new playable characters, three new History scenarios, new weapons, costumes and support conversations.

Galaxy Blaster Code Red (RCMADIAX/3DS/$1.49/eShop)

In Galaxy Blaster Code Red, you must defend your ship from the oncoming alien ships. Move your paddle left or right then tap the screen to fire the blaster. Be careful, if the target enters your base, or you miss the targets too many times, it's game over!

No. of Players 1 player

Wii / Wii U

Just Dance 2018 (Ubisoft/Wii U/$59.99/eShop/Available Oct. 24)

Just Dance 2018 is coming back with over 40 tracks at launch, and more than 300 songs available with Just Dance Unlimited and the 3-month trial included!

From the hottest hits to family favorites, dance to 40 new tracks, including:

  • Despacito - Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee
  • 24K Magic - Bruno Mars
  • John Wayne - Lady Gaga
  • Waka Waka - Shakira
  • Naughty Girl - Beyoncé
  • Rockabye - Clean Bandit Ft. Sean Paul & Anne-Marie
  • ...and many more!

Whether you are a young dancer in the making or a pro dancer looking for new challenges, it's never been so easy to Just Dance.

No. of Players up to 4 players

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