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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, November 9, 2017

by Rainier on Nov. 9, 2017 @ 6:37 p.m. PST

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

Hulu (Hulu/Switch/FREE)

Access our huge online streaming library – featuring exclusive SVOD past seasons from shows like Seinfeld, South Park, Fargo and Fear the Walking Dead; bold originals you can't stream anywhere else; along with today’s most popular current shows, movies, kids series, and more.

And now you have the option to add Live TV. Stream Hulu's entire library, plus over 50 top Live and On Demand channels, including FOX, ABC, NBC, CBS, ESPN, FX, NBCSN, FS1, History Channel and TNT. Watch live sports from top pro and college leagues plus regional sports networks available in many areas. Plus, enjoy national news with local feeds available in select cities, popular kids shows, and can't-miss events.

Limited and commercial-free options are available for plans without Live TV.

Features

With any subscription, you’ll enjoy features that help you customize how you watch.

  • A reimagined TV experience that adjusts to your tastes every time you use Hulu.
  • Up to 6 personalized profiles to enjoy separate collections of shows, movies, networks, and more.
  • My Stuff to keep track of shows, networks, and movies for quick access across your devices.
  • Fliptray for recommendations on what to watch next.

With a Hulu with Live TV subscription, you’ll have access to additional features including:

  • Record Live TV with your Cloud DVR to watch your favorites anytime.
  • Watch concurrent streams on multiple devices.
  • Track and record games from your favorite teams with My Teams.

If you're new to Hulu, your base Hulu subscription fee will be $7.99/month for the Limited Commercials plan or $11.99/month for the No Commercials plan, or starting at $39.99/month for a Hulu with Live TV plan. You'll be charged as a recurring transaction starting at the end of your free trial (unless you cancel during the free trial). Payment will automatically renew unless you cancel your account at least 24 hours before the end of the current subscription month. You can manage your subscription, cancel anytime, or turn off auto-renewal by accessing your Hulu account via Settings. Hulu is available to US customers only.

No. of Players 1 player

DOOM (Bethesda Softworks/Switch/$59.99/eShop/Available Nov. 10)

Developed by id Software, the studio that pioneered the first-person shooter genre and created multiplayer Deathmatch, DOOM returns as a brutally fun and challenging modern-day shooter experience. Relentless demons, impossibly destructive guns, and fast, fluid movement provide the foundation for intense, first-person combat – whether you’re obliterating demon hordes through the depths of Hell in the single-player campaign, or competing against your friends in numerous multiplayer modes. There is no taking cover or stopping to regenerate health as you beat back Hell’s raging demon hordes. Combine your arsenal of futuristic and iconic guns, upgrades, movement and an advanced melee system to knock-down, slash, stomp, crush, and blow apart demons in creative and violent ways.

ATTENTION: a microSD card (sold separately) with free storage space of minimum 32GB is required to download this game, plus 5GB on the system memory. You must have your microSD card inserted before beginning the download.

No. of Players: up to 12 players

L.A. Noire (Rockstar Games/Switch/$49.99/eShop/Available Nov. 14)

Amid the post-war boom of Hollywood's Golden Age, Cole Phelps, an LAPD detective is thrown headfirst into a city drowning in its own success. Corruption is rampant, the drug trade is exploding, and murder rates are at an all-time high. In his fight to climb the ranks and do what's right, Phelps must unravel the truth behind a string of arson attacks, racketeering conspiracies and brutal murders, battling the L.A. underworld and even members of his own department to uncover a secret that could shake the city to its rotten core.

Utilizing revolutionary facial animation technology that captures every nuance of an actor's facial performance in astonishing detail, L.A. Noire blends the breathtaking action with true detective work for an unprecedented interactive experience. Solve brutal crimes, plots and conspiracies inspired by real crimes from 1947 Los Angeles, one of the most corrupt and violent times in L.A. history. Search for clues, chase down suspects and interrogate witnesses as you struggle to find the truth in a city where everyone has something to hide.

  • Includes the complete original game and all additional downloadable content plus new collectibles and detective suits to unlock, each with unique special abilities.
  • Features an array of new enhancements specifically for Switch gaming including a Joy-Con mode with gyroscopic, gesture-based controls, HD rumble and new wide and over-the-shoulder camera angles, plus contextual touch screen controls for portable detective work.

NOTE:  MicroSD card (sold separately) required to download the game; see Software Details for required free space. Insert MicroSD card before beginning the download.  Minimum 60 MB/sec read speed required.

No. of Players 1 player

Rocket League (Psyonix/Switch/$19.99/eShop/Available Nov. 14)

Winner or nominee of more than 150 ‘Game of the Year’ awards, Rocket League is a high-powered hybrid of arcade soccer and driving with rewarding physics-based gameplay. Take to the pitch for a fully-featured offline season mode, multiple game types, casual and competitive online matches, and special “Mutators” that let you change the rules entirely. Express yourself with one of the deepest customization systems around and battle opponents on other platforms with groundbreaking cross-platform play!

  • Includes exclusive Nintendo Car Toppers and Battle Cars
  • Includes all the content, features and updates from other versions of the game
  • Nintendo Switch version features ad-hoc (local) multiplayer
  • Supports online multiplayer for up to 8 players; cross-platform play with Steam & Xbox One users
  • Supports all play styles - TV, TableTop, Handheld Modes

No. of Players: up to 8 players

Snipperclips - Cut it out, together! DLC (Nintendo/Switch/$19.99/eShop)

Hey, cut it out! No, really! In this action-puzzle game, paper pals Snip and Clip must cut each other up to overcome tricky obstacles…or just to laugh their heads off (sometimes literally). Partner up with friends or family to cut the heroes into the right shapes, interact with objects, and solve a world of imaginative puzzles.

Someone grab a paper weight—these puzzles just won't stay still! The only limitation to solve puzzles is your imagination. Snip may need to cut Clip into a needle to pop balloons, or maybe they'll have to team up to form a squawking, egg-laying bird!

When playing together, prove you're a cut above the rest in Blitz mode, where 2-4 players can compete in a series of puzzlingly action-packed challenges. Three is never a crowd when you're paper thin, so make it a party! In Party mode, up to four players* can team up to solve tough challenges. Ready or not, this couch co-op is a riot, any way you cut it!

Paper pals Snip and Clip must cut each other into the right shapes to overcome new obstacles in this paid DLC update to the original Snipperclips, Cut it out, together! game. Partner with friends or family to solve puzzles, including new comic book and toy box worlds, three new Blitz games and a new Stamp mode. You can also revisit the original levels using new shapes! If you’re new to Snipperclips, you can purchase the game and DLC bundled together in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch. The game + DLC bundle is also available as Snipperclips Plus – Cut it out, together! at retail stores.

No. of Players: up to 4 players

Batman - The Telltale Series (Telltale Games/Switch/$39.99/eShop/Available Nov. 14)

The billionaire and the bat: enter the fractured psyche of Bruce Wayne and discover the powerful and far-reaching consequences of your choices as the Dark Knight. In this gritty and violent new story, you'll make discoveries that will shatter Bruce Wayne's world, and shake the stability of a corrupt Gotham City to its very foundations. At your disposal is the sophisticated genius of Wayne and the fearsome skills of the Batman. What happens next is entirely up to you.

Includes all five episodes of the first season.

No. of Players 1 player

LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 (WB Games/Switch/$59.99/eShop/Available Nov. 14)

Join your favorite Super Heroes and Super Villains from different eras and realities as they go head-to-head with the time-traveling Kang the Conqueror in the all-new, original adventure, LEGO® Marvel Super Heroes 2! Play as the Guardians of the Galaxy, Spider-Man, Thor, Hulk, Black Panther, Captain Marvel, Doctor Strange, Green Goblin and dozens of other Marvel Super Heroes and Villains in this cosmic battle across the time-tossed city of Chronopolis! Travel across lands -- from Ancient Egypt to The Old West, Sakaar and New York City in 2099 -- and transport objects or characters through the centuries! And, with new battle modes, friends and family can play against each other in a series of themed challenges and battle arenas!

No. of Players: up to 4 players

RiME (Grey Box/Switch/$29.99/eShop/Available Nov. 14)

In RiME, you play as a young boy who has awakened on a mysterious island after a torrential storm. You see wild animals, long-forgotten ruins and a massive tower that beckons you to come closer. Armed with your wits and a will to overcome—and the guidance of a helpful fox—you must explore the enigmatic island, reach the tower's peak, and unlock its closely guarded secrets.

  • Explore – Discover the mysterious island at your own pace. Interact with wildlife, search for hidden items or simply take in the sights and sounds.
  • Solve Puzzles – Make your way through the ancient ruins and its hidden marvels by solving puzzles with sound, light and shadow projection, perspective, platforming, and even time manipulation.
  • Be Enchanted – Take in a beautiful world inspired by the wonders of the Mediterranean through a fusion of captivating music and color.

No. of Players 1 player

UNO for Nintendo Switch (Ubisoft/Switch/$9.99/eShop)

Players can now race against friends to see who can empty their hand first in Classic Play, or you can customize your experience with a variety of unique and exciting House Rules. For even more fun, the new Emote system allows players to share the joy of victory – or the agony of defeat.

The addition of Today’s Rulesets brings a new collection of game attributes, challenges, and live leaderboards.

The classic rules you love are back! Stacking, swapping 7s, passing 0s, and, for the first time on consoles, Jump-In.

Flick the controller to play, draw, or pass cards for the physical feel of real-life UNO.

Play with the Rabbids, Just Dance, Rayman, or Winter themes for four new, unique experiences!

Play online or locally using up to four Switch consoles, and communicate using the new Emote system!

No. of Players: up to 4 players

Ittle Dew 2+ (Nicalis/Switch/$29.99/eShop/Available Nov. 14)

Sassy adventurer Ittle and her reluctant flying fox friend Tippsie are back for their greatest adventure ever! Stranded on yet another island and armed with a magical map, our heroes explore the three-dimensional landscape in search of valuable loot. Can they find the eight scattered pieces of the raft that could be their ticket home?

The island's mysterious residents range from cordial to downright hostile, so Ittle will need to use both force and her wits in equal measure. She'll have to solve a wide variety of puzzles in order to gain access to all of the island’s darkest corners and recover the booty stashed therein.

Features

  • Sprawling island environment loaded with enemies, destructible objects and mysterious dungeons
  • Players can tackle dungeons in any order, unlocking shortcuts within
  • Devious puzzles that tax your mental and physical reflexes to the fullest
  • Four different upgradeable weapons, each with a secondary function as a puzzle-solving tool
  • Finding "Secret Shards" unlocks additional dungeons
  • Includes the "Dream World," an entirely new adventure with five new puzzle-filled dungeons, an all-new boss and 40 collectible cards
  • Charming art style and catchy soundtrack make Ittle's adventure an unforgettable one

No. of Players 1 player

Octodad: Dadliest Catch (Young Horses/Switch/$14.99/eShop)

Octodad is a game about destruction, deception, and fatherhood. The player controls Octodad, a dapper octopus masquerading as a human. Octodad's existence is a struggle, as he must master mundane tasks with his unwieldy tentacles while keeping his cephalopodan nature a secret from his human family.

No. of Players: up to 4 players

Street Hoop (HAMSTER/Switch/$7.99/eShop)

Street Hoop is a street basketball game released by Data East in 1994. Pick a team from the 10 competing countries and aim to be the world's best. In addition to a variety of techniques, power can be charged and released for flashy super dunk shots, making for exhilarating street basketball.

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.

No. of Players: 2 players simultaneous

Rock 'N Racing Off Road DX (EnjoyUp Games/Switch/$7.99/eShop)

Rock'N Racing Off Road DX offers the most entertaining and exciting races, with loads of skids, crashes and amazing jumps. You will have several modes of play, such as Cup mode, time trial and multi-player with the option of up to 4 Players at a time.

Online ranking table where you can compare your best times with friends and

players from around the world.

Features:

  • Wide variety of tracks.
  • Multi-player with 4 players!
  • Realistic physics for driving, jumps and crashes.
  • Loads of Rock'N Roll music.

No. of Players: up to 4 players

Ben 10 (Outright Games/Switch/$29.99/eShop/Available Nov. 14)

Ben, Gwen, and Grandpa Max once again have their cross-country road trip in the Rust Bucket cut short by super villains and their evil, world-threatening plans.

As Ben Tennyson, it’s up to you to save the world. Take on some of Ben’s most infamous enemies, including Zombozo, Queen Bee, and the Weatherheads. Unlock and transform into all ten of Ben’s incredible alien forms. Use each alien’s powerful combat moves – including Ultimate Attacks - to lay the beat-down on enemies with devastating combos, and solve puzzles with each alien’s unique abilities as you unravel exciting new stories in three all-new playable episodes.

Being a hero can be hard work…but it's a whole lot of fun!

No. of Players 1 player

Tallowmere (Teyon/Switch/$6.99/eShop)

Greetings, hero! How far through Lady Tallowmere's dungeons can you delve?

Each randomly-generated room gets bigger, harder, and more rewarding the further you go. Raise your shield and hunt for the key in each room - or die trying. Be on your guard for every enemy, elite, boss, and treasure chest you'll encounter. Discover new weapons and armor ranging from Basic to Otherworldly. Brace yourself as you learn the quirks of each foe, trap, and room type so you can strive for that "one more run" high-score victory!

Key features:

  • 2D action roguelite platformer
  • Supports 1-4 local players
  • Infinite number of randomly-generated rooms
  • Tiered loot including axes, clubs, katanas, daggers, ice wands, grenades, rocket launchers, and flamethrowers
  • Local high score board and achievements
  • Challenge modes

You're not afraid... or are you? To those who will be lured into Lady Tallowmere's dungeons: good luck.

No. of Players: up to 4 players

Maria The Witch (Naps Team/Switch/$4.99/eShop)

Help Maria to bring it back to the owners! She is an amateur, and she still needs a lot of practice to master her broom! It will not be easy! but she has to do what she has to do!

A fantastic adventure and addictive game! Try and retry, to control her clumsy broom and travel through many different magical worlds. Cross the magical portals and face funny cute evil enemies! Locate and get coins to buy checkpoints. Many different items help you to get coins and mail!

  • The Hourglass! You can go back in time and retry without losing items or restarting from checkpoints!
  • The Chest avoids you to lose caught items
  • The Compass locates the items
  • The Magnet attracts far items
  • Complete the different tasks in each level to get all 3 stars!

No. of Players 1 player

Cat Quest(Pqube/Switch/$12.99/eShop/Available Nov. 10)

Leap into a grand adventure in purrsuit of the evil Drakoth and your catnapped sister! Explore Felingard's huge overworld map, risk life and limb delving into dungeons for epic loot, and lend a paw to a furry cast of characters in a flurry of side quests.

Combat in Cat Quest takes place entirely in real time, allowing you to get close to enemies with a slash of your blade, dodge roll to avoid a counter-attack, and then finish them off with powerful magic! Wield the ancient spells of Lightnyan, Flamepurr, and Healpaw to vanquish your foes! (Fur real!)

Outfit your catventurer with a whole basket of equipment! Prefurr casting spells? Don an arcane hood, robes, and a staff to bolster your mana reserves! Want to protect yourself from attack? Deck out your catventurer with chainmail armor to increase your health and provide an extra level of protection. Weapons, armor, and spells can be mixed and matched to create the purrfect combinations for your playstyle!

The world of Felingard is littered with interesting places and people! Discover a possessed town whose residents lust for obscene amounts of meat, assist the mages Mewlin and Meowgan in their search to break a magic seal, and locate someone's missing delivery of "House of Parchments" and "The Pouncing Dead". Exploration is one of the main scratching posts of Cat Quest, and with locations such as Bermewda's Triangle, the Furbidden Fields, and Pawt City to explore, it's time to get pawing!

No. of Players 1 player

Spellspire (10tons/Switch/$9.99/eShop)

Spellspire is a thrilling mashup of word game and action role playing game. Pick letters from a grid to spell words and shoot them from your wand as spells. The longer the word, the bigger the blast!

Buy more powerful wands, hats and robes with magical special effects and abilities. Power through tough encounters and bossfights with health potions, spell scrolls and other magical items.

Will you reach the top of the Spellspire, and what will you find?

Features:

  • Exciting mashup of word game and action role playing game
  • Pick letters to spell words, words are blasted at monsters as spells
  • Collect gold and upgrade your gear between levels
  • Use consumable magical items to push through tough encounters

No. of Players 1 player

Super Putty Squad (System 3 Software/Switch/$14.99/eShop)

Jump, bounce, squidge and stretch your way to victory as you help Putty save his kidnapped friends from certain death in this classic gaming platformer with over 100 levels.

Super Putty Squad is a no-holds-barred retro gaming experience brought to life for the modern gamer combined with an all new tutorial mode for supreme playability. Tutorial mode guides you through the opening stages, offering hints and tips on how and when to utilise Putty’s arsenal of moves and equipment.

Our hero, Putty, can inflate, morph, stretch, punch, jump and absorb, taking on ferocious enemies on his mission to rescue the imprisoned putties. Super Putty Squad features lovingly created levels that will test your timing, skill and imagination in an incredibly addictive platform adventure.

Collect & unlock extra trophies as you power up and explore cunningly hidden new levels plus a unique Sticker Book feature that allows the player to track progress.

The unlikeliest of heroes, Putty has unique powers that make gameplay incredibly addictive, yet accessible for the casual gamer, with special objects to find and use, Super Putty Squad will keep you hooked for hours and hours of game play fun.

No. of Players 1 player

Koi DX (CIRCLE Ent./Switch/$5.00/eShop)

KOI reflects a tranquil and mesmerizing experience as you embark on an introspective journey through the lens of a lone koi fish separated from its owner and is the last hope for purifying waters polluted by mankind. It’s up to you to turn the tide and guide the koi through eight artfully rendered stages that will take you into the murky as well as enchanting waters, deep below the surface.Search and activate the hiding small fish, bring the small fish to open the flowers with the same color.The wandering black fish should be avoided once encountered.Once all flowers are opened, the black fish will be purified.

Other features:

  • Memory jigsaws: The memory jigsaws are spread in each of the levels. When picked up, the story of the corresponding level will unlock and can be viewed here.
  • Skins: The little fish is not alone but with other companions there. Unlock the alternative characters to enjoy a different experience.

No. of Players 1 player

Nintendo DSiWare/3DS/3DSXL/eShop

Mario Party: The Top 100 (Nintendo/$39.99/3DS/eShop)

Ever partied with Mario? Stuffed mouthfuls of pizza? Dodged penguins? Well, the party is back with the top 100 minigames in Mario Party series history! Test your memory, speed, and luck in a variety of multiplayer minigame types. With Download Play, up to 4 players can party on their own system with just 1 Game Card! This time the fun comes faster, thanks to some fresh features, including a Favorites option for quicker minigame selection and streamlined instructions. Start playing and pretty soon you'll find there's only enough room for the best at this funfest!

No. of Players: up to 4 players

Bonds of the Skies (KEMCO/$9.99/3DS/eShop)

Times are changing, and the existence of the Grimoas has become less relevant in everyday life. The young Eil is in the middle of his Coming-of-Age ceremony when suddenly his town is attacked by a demon and engulfed in flames. In the midst of this confusion, Eil enters into a pact with the Air Grimoa, Nogard, in order to save everyone.

Eil and Nogard set off to look for the demon who cast the town into a sea of flames, and to find other Grimoas in order to put a stop to its violence!

The game features classic turn-based battles, with a Synchro Gauge system which lets you unleash powerful skills when synchronized with the Grimoas. A wide range of achievements, including quests to complete and items to collect, await you during this epic adventure!

No. of Players 1 player

RTO (nuGAME/$9.99/3DS/eShop)

The enemy has struck. They approach rapidly. Your team is outnumbered and low on ammo. It's only a matter of time until it's all over.

Take control of a six man team and fight your way through multiple levels with the odds against you.

RTO is a side scrolling FPS survival horror game with permadeath.

No. of Players 1 player

Worcle Worlds (nuGAME/$9.99/3DS/eShop/Free Demo)

Worcle - short for "Words in a Circle" - is a new puzzle game from Lightwood Games.

Shoot balls into the circle to make words. Create words of three or more letters to clear the balls but watch out for the swirling vortex! Don't let the circle fill up or you'll get sucked in and it's game over.

Clear the circle completely for bonus points or create cascades of words for high scoring multipliers.

Journey through 10 unique game worlds, each with their own rules and letter mixes.

Take on a friend in the brand new Battle Mode, using Local Play or Online Play.

Compete in online leaderboards that not only track your best score, but also your best words!

No. of Players: 2 players simultaneous

Virtual Console

Lords of Thunder(Konami/Wii U/$5.99/eShop)

Lords of Thunder is a side-scrolling shooter that has you take on the role of a legendary warrior, blasting enemies to heavy-metal tunes. Your enemies are plotting to revive Zaggart, "The Dark One," who was sealed beneath the six continents of Mistral. It’s up to Landis, descendant of the heroic Dyu, to stop them. Choose the order in which to attack the six stages. Before each stage, select one of four magic armors and use crystals you've collected during your battles to buy items. Then get ready to face awesome enemies like a fire-spewing sea serpent or a giant insect.

No. of Players 1 player

Nintendo eShop sales:

Activities:

  • The Legend of Zelda My Nintendo Rewards (available on 11/10) – This year, Nintendo is turning Black Friday into Legendary Friday with two new items related to The Legend of Zelda series: the Link Edition Nintendo 2DS system and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Explorer’s Edition. My Nintendo is also getting into the act with some great The Legend of Zelda rewards:
    • Wallpaper inspired by The Champions’ Ballad Expansion Pass DLC Pack 2.
    • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Nintendo 3DS Theme for your Nintendo 3DS or Nintendo 2DS system.
    • If you’re looking for more adventures in Hyrule, we’re also offering 40 percent discounts for each of these games in The Legend of Zelda series.
      • The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (Nintendo 3DS/Wii U)
      • The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D (Nintendo 3DS)
      • The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes (Nintendo 3DS)
      • The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword (Wii U)
      You can also redeem your points for the official The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword eGuide from Prima Games. For more info, visit https://my.nintendo.com.

Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:

  • New themes this week include:
    • STORY OF SEASONS: Trio of Towns

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