This week's European downloads - November 14 (Romancing SaGa 3, Pokemon, WRC 8 and more)

Nintendo eShop (Switch)

Romancing SaGa 3 (SQUARE ENIX) - €31.99/£27.99 (€25.59/£22.39 until December 4)
The celebrated RPG classic comes West for the first time! Developed by industry veterans including the legendary developer Akitoshi Kawazu, Romancing SaGa 3 was originally released in Japan in 1995. This HD remaster of the legendary RPG masterpiece introduces optimized graphics, a new dungeon to explore, new scenarios and a new game+ function. Select one of the 8 unique protagonists and embark on an epic adventure defined by your own choices!

Once every 300 years, the Rise of Morastrum threatens the existence of our world. All born in that year are doomed to perish before its end. However, there came a time when a sole child did survive. He was using the power of death to conquer the world. Yet one day, he vanished. Another 300 years passed, and again a child defied fate. She came to be known as the Matriarch. It has been 300-odd years since the appearance of the Matriarch. Humanity now stands at the fulcrum between hope and despair. Will there be another child of destiny?

DRAW CHILLY is a hell of an arcade game where you take on the role of Vladimir and raise a city from the depths of Purgatory at the request of your employers, the Horsemen of the Apocalypse.

Thief of Thieves: Season One (Rival Games) - €19.99/£17.99
Season One contains all four volumes of this award winning game from Rival Games in one single purchase. (Voice acting and subtitles in English.)

Based on the best-selling comic by Robert Kirkman, Thief of Thieves: Season One is a story of heists and the people behind them. It’s time for Celia, protege of master thief Redmond, to make the leap from apprentice to master. A botched job takes Celia to Europe, where she joins a new team of criminals for a crime spree. Get to know your team, choose your approach on the field, but be careful – the choices you make may have drastic consequences.

Mad Games Tycoon (Toplitz Productions) - €39.99/£35.99
In Mad Games Tycoon you build your own Gaming Empire. Start your own game studio in the early 80s. The journey begins in a small garage with little money and limited resources. Create new game concepts, set up your team and develop the next million hit. Research new technologies, train employees and buy new and larger office space.

Build your empire and dominate the gaming industry!

Yaga (Versus Evil) - €24.99/£22.49 (€19.99/£17.99 until November 19)
Smash, clobber and bash the murderous legends of Slavic mythology in this darkly funny action role-playing game that changes every time you play. Play as Ivan, a one-handed blacksmith with incredibly bad luck, who must take on the impossible tasks given to him by the tzar. All the while the mysterious witch, Baba Yaga, watches over Ivan’s fate.

The world of Yaga is a world steeped in Slavic folklore and ancient Pagan beliefs. Featuring a head-bobbing Romanian hip-hop soundtrack from Subcarpați and striking, hand-drawn 2D artwork. Yaga is an authentic love letter to childhood fables from Romanian indie developer, Breadcrumbs Interactive.

Zen Chess Collection (QUByte Interactive) - €3.99/£3.49 (€0.99/£0.87 until November 19)
Zen Chess Collection. A collection of four minimalist chess puzzle games to test your skills in a series of 600 challenges, designed for experienced chess players and newcomers alike.

Holedown (webbfarbror) - €9.99/£8.99
Dig deep underground by shooting balls and breaking blocks to traverse your way to the core of planets. With only a certain number of shots per round and some blocks firmly fixed to the wall, thoughtfully strategize and aim the balls for maximum impact. Knock down as many blocks as possible while collecting crystals for upgrades and getting deeper beneath the surface.

Now with couch coop mode, play and collaborate with friends for the first time, each with your own little worm buddy.

WRC 8 FIA World Rally Championship (Bigben Interactive) - €49.99/£44.99
WRC 8 Deluxe Edition FIA World Rally Championship (Bigben Interactive) - €59.99/£54.99
The WRC championship is the most challenging motor racing competition in the world.

With the new dynamic weather system, climatic conditions have true-to-life effects: rain and snowfall is now an important game feature as variable traction, different set-ups for each stage, tyre choice and shrewd use of the weather forecasting team all need to be considered.

The single-player Career mode has been rebuilt from the ground up: calendar management, R&D to improve performance, staff recruitment and management (mechanics, engineers, medical and weather teams, finance manager, etc.).

Push the Crate (Polygon Art) - €7.99/£7.19
You are looking for a logistical challenge?

Look no further! Push the Crate is a 3D transport puzzle game with 300 level with varying degrees of difficulty. From kid friendly challenges to a real logistical mastermind - Push the Crate has puzzles for everyone.

All you need to do is to transport the crates to their target positions and make sure you won't get stuck.

Scarlett Mysteries: Cursed Child (Artifex Mundi) - €14.99/£13.49
From an early age, Scarlett Everitt displayed a gift for the paranormal, as ghosts and spirits accompanied her every step. Desperate to protect her from an encroaching darkness, her father, Johnathan, placed her in an orphanage run by nuns. Years later, Scarlett finds that her father is missing and the only clue is one that leads her to the Victorian mansion of a baronet named Steameyer. Will she find the answers she's after?

Balthazar's Dream (Dolores Ent.) - €7.99/£7.19
A kid named Dustin goes into a coma after being hit by an ice cream truck. His injuries are serious and there is virtually no hope of him waking up.

His dog sleeps by his side, dreaming of strange and mysterious lands filled with canine wonders. It is Balthazar - Dustin's best friend and there is no way in the world he will move even an inch away from his owner.

Some Distant Memory (Way Down Deep) - €9.99/£9.99
Hundreds of years after the collapse of civilization, you are the Professor, an archaeologist searching for the sunken city of Houston.  Helping you are the Commander, an explorer from another colony, and ARORA, an artificial intelligence built to help the survivors of the Collapse.

The Unicorn Princess (Bigben Interactive) - €34.99/£29.99
Enter the worlds of fantasy and reality in a new family friendly game, The Unicorn Princess. In The Unicorn Princess, you will get to experience both real life as a horse rider and your dream world as a princess in this open world game of horses and unicorns. Customize your character and your horses with multiple different outfits and accessories. Join your horse and unicorn in 15 different missions throughout the main story!

Overlanders (Run-Down Games) - €22.99/£19.99
Battle it out in 5 PLAYER MULTIPLAYER or rage through the CAMPAIGN. Overlanders delivers the futuristic, competitive racing experience of your dreams. INVITE YOUR FRIENDS and tear up the tracks together.

Groove Coaster Wai Wai Party (Taito) - €59.99/£49.99
Ride a rollercoaster of sound with simple controls, and get grooving in this exhilarating rhythm game.

Galactic Defense Squadron (4MB Interactive) - €4.39/£3.99
With an amazing soundtrack, explosive visuals and simple controls, Galactic Defence Squadron is an addictive and challenging shooter which harks back to arcade classics of old.

Rocket Wars (Rooftop Panda) - €9.99/£8.99
Rocket Wars is a fast-paced couch party game for up to 4 players. 6 different game modes will keeps the game fresh and challenging.

Bee Simulator (Bigben Interactive) - €39.99/£34.99
See the world through the eyes of a bee! Explore a world inspired by Central Park where you can take part in bee races, collect pollen from rare flowers and defy dangerous wasps.

Squidgies Takeover (GiantMargarita) - €14.99/£13.49
You control the Squidgies, hapless little blobs of adorableness, that need your help to escape their Mumma's tentacles and make their new home on planets across the galaxy.

Find creative solutions to each level's puzzles by making the Squidgies swing, fling, float, splat, stretch into tubes, and turn metallic. Some Squidgie powers can be combined together for even more mind-bending puzzle-solving techniques!

Labyrinth of the Witch (ORANGE CUBE) - €14.99/£13.49
A simple dungeon exploration RPG that anyone can play! Strategically use a multitude of items to tackle ever-changing dungeons.

A Rogue-like for Anyone and Everyone This simple, easy-to-play dungeon exploration RPG is free of difficult game mechanics.

Perils of Baking (eastasiasoft) - €4.99/£4.49 (€3.99/£3.59 until November 20)
You play as the younger of two brothers, famous for their baking. It's up to you to stop your brother's evil plans as he has given in to a dark artifact.

Over the 40 main levels in the game you will master driving a minecart, flying a balloon, swimming, baking, reversed gravity and more.

Sudoku Relax 3 Autumn Leaves (G-MODE) - €5.00/£4.59 (€4.58/£4.13 until December 7)
The popular "Sudoku Relax" title is coming out with a sequel, "Sudoku Relax 3". This new title is filled with warm autumn colors and brings a sense of calm. Choose from EASY, NORMAL, or HARD modes with over 300 puzzles.

Fractured Minds (Wired Productions) - €1.99/£1.79
Fractured Minds is an immersive artistic short game, exploring anxiety and mental health issues.

Winner of the BAFTA Young Game Designers Award, Fractured Minds is a game created by 17-year-old Emily Mitchell, with the hope of aiding understanding and awareness of mental illness.

Embark on a journey through the human psyche and experience six atmospheric and thought-provoking chapters, each symbolising a different aspect or challenge associated with mental health issues; from isolation to anxiety, with everyday situations being distorted beyond recognition.

Sparklite (Merge Games) - €24.99/£19.99 (€21.24/£16.99 until November 20)
Sparklite is an action-adventure set in the whimsical and ever-changing land of Geodia. Battle foes in top-down action using an arsenal of gadgets, guns, and gear. Explore dangerous corners of the procedurally generated world, take down titans of the mining industry, and harness the power of Sparklite!

Arcade Archives Yie Ar KUNG-FU (Hamster) - €6.99/£6.29
"Yie Ar KUNG-FU" is an action game released by KONAMI in 1985.

The main character, Oolong, joins a high-level kung-fu contest in order to avenge his father's death. The game is one of the pioneers of the fighting game genre today. Players can enjoy authentic battles against martial artists who use different fighting styles.

Color.Motif Deluxe (Kodozur Yazilim) - €2.99/£2.69
New, polished, artistic puzzle game with lots of motifs and various difficulty.

Biolab Wars (Forever Entertainment) - €1.99/£1.79
Inspired by the 8-bit games and by the movies from the 80's, your goal is to blow things up, defeat aliens and fight bizzare bosses in this 2D platformer with classic mechanics.

Go! Fish! Go!  (Cool Small Games, available November 15) - €1.99/£1.79
Even fish lose their patience and try to escape from the aquarium. A team of five amazing fish embark on a daring adventure to escape from their young oppressors. Help them to trick and lose the pursuers. Every second counts.

Woven (Alterego Games, available November 15) - €19.99/£17.99
Welcome to a world where woollen creatures once lived in peace. Stuffy is a well-meaning but rather clumsy stuffed animal that wanders the world alone.

Glitch is a metal firefly that has lost its memory and identity. Was Stuffy left behind? Where did all these machines suddenly come from? And what does Glitch have to do with any of this?

Mars Power Industries (SONKA, available November 15) - €3.99/£3.49
Congratulations on your first tiny colony! Taking the post of Plumber/Electrician must be tough out there, we know how lonely it might get and you probably miss your family.

Don’t worry! We provide music. No silence in space. Studies show employees exhibit high degree of stress when surrounded by silence, so it is to be avoided. The pleasant soothing sounds of distant synth music will calm you right away… and continue calming you through the years… Imagine a spaceship slowly moving through endless black pudding, with no one on board but you and the lights. But the lights are broken. That's the point – please fix the lights!"

Raining Blobs (Black Shell Media, available November 15) - €8.99/£7.99
Raining Blobs is a fast-paced arcade puzzle game based around matching falling blobs. This game will put both your fingers and mind to a test of raw skill.

Tactical Mind 2 (Drageus Games, available November 15) - €4.99/£4.49 (€2.49/£2.24 until December 8)
Enjoy the classic brain-teasing challenges offered by Chess but with entirely new rules and concepts to discover. Tactical Mind is one of the most innovative 1vs1 board games and you can now play the sequel – with 30 stages, enhanced visuals and brand new layouts to twist your perceptions!

Face a real player in local multiplayer or dominate the AI in a progression-based Single Player campaign. Three different levels of AI difficulty are available, the hardest one being very smart!

Pokemon Sword (Nintendo, available November 15) - €59.99/£49.99
Pokemon Shield (Nintendo, available November 15) - €59.99/£49.99
Get ready to experience Galar, an expansive region with diverse environments, from a peaceful countryside and contemporary cities to a thick forest and snow-covered mountains. The people and Pokémon who live here work together closely to develop the industries within it.

Begin your journey by choosing a partner Pokémon, catch, train and trade Pokémon to form a team, and take on the Gym Challenge to ultimately become Champion of the region!

Lots of Slots (Dispatch Games, available November 15) - €4.99/£4.49
Enjoy non-stop Las Vegas casino style slots action with Lots of Slots!

Start with 25,000 coins - win more with free bonus spins and huge rewards when you level up. Plenty of big wins, free spins and amazing themes to choose from.  15 different machines to play including, Gladiators, Aliens vs Slots, Cats and Dogs plus many more! Just sit back, spin and win, win, win!

Downloadable Content

Pandemic: On the Brink  - Virulent Strin (Asmodee Digital) - Free
Pandemic: On the Brink  - Roles & Events (Asmodee Digital) - Free

Bridge Constructor Portal - Portal Proficiency (Headup Games) - €5.99/£4.99

Groove Coaster Wai Wai Party - Dempagumi.inc Pack (Taito) - €14.99/£12.99
Groove Coaster Wai Wai Party - Touhou Project Arrangements Pack 1 (Taito) - €14.99/£12.99
Groove Coaster Wai Wai Party - VOCALOID Pack 1 (Taito) - €14.99/£12.99
Groove Coaster Wai Wai Party - Undertale Pack (Taito) - €14.99/£12.99

WRC 8 - Legendary Pack (Bigben Interactive) - €10.99/£9.99
WRC 8 - Senior Staff Members Unlock (Bigben Interactive) - €2.99/£2.49
WRC 8 - Lancia Delta HF Integrale Evoluzione (1992) (Bigben Interactive) - €3.99/£3.49
WRC 8 - Ford Escort MkII 1800 (1979) (Bigben Interactive) - €3.99/£3.49
WRC 8 - Alpine A110 (1973) (Bigben Interactive) - €3.99/£3.49
WRC 8 - RWD Legends (Bigben Interactive) - €4.99/£4.49

Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum'n'Fun! - Donder Pack - Lightning- (Bandai Namco Entertainment) - €4.99/£3.99
Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum'n'Fun! - ONE PIECE Anime Songs Pack (Bandai Namco Entertainment) - €2.99/£2.49

Pic-a-Pix Pieces - 15x15 Pieces Pack 11 (Lightwood Games) - €2.99/£2.99
Another 48 puzzle grids to solve at 15x15, which will form two more spectacular pictures.

Pic-a-Pix Pieces 20x20 - Pieces Pack 11 (Lightwood Games) - €2.99/£2.99
Another 48 puzzle grids to solve at 20x20, which will form two more spectacular pictures.

WorldNeverland - Elnea Kingdom - Navy Fishing Coats Set (althi) - €3.29/£2.99
- Navy Fishing Coat: A heavy felt coat worn by fisher folk in the north of the Devon region.
- Navy Kid's Fishing Coat: Children's clothing inspired by felt coats worn by fisher folk in northern climes.
*You can buy it at any time in the game shop (Clothing Store in Castle St.) when you purchase it.

Bee Simulator Languages Pack French (Bigben Interactive) - Free
Bee Simulator Languages Pack Spanish (Bigben Interactive) - Free
Bee Simulator Languages Pack Italian (Bigben Interactive) - Free
Bee Simulator Languages Pack German (Bigben Interactive) - Free
Bee Simulator Languages Pack Russian (Bigben Interactive) - Free
Bee Simulator Languages Pack Dutch (Bigben Interactive) - Free

Go! Fish Go! - Characters pack (Cool Small Games, available November 15)

Let's Sing 2020 - Legendary Hits Song Pack (Koch Media, available November 15)
Let's Sing 2020 - Party Classics Vol. 2 Song Pack (Koch Media, available November 15)
Let's Sing 2020 - Best of 80's Vol. 1 Song Pack (Koch Media, available November 15)
Let's Sing 2020 - Best of 90's Vol. 1 Song Pack (Koch Media, available November 15)
Let's Sing 2020 - Chart Hits Song Pack (Koch Media, available November 15)
Let's Sing 2020 - Party Classics Vol. 1 Song Pack (Koch Media, available November 15)
Let's Sing 2020 - Best of 80's Vol. 2 Song Pack (Koch Media, available November 15)
Let's Sing 2020 - Best of 90's Vol. 2 Song Pack (Koch Media, available November 15)


The Legend of Dark Witch -Demo- (INSIDE SYSTEM) - Free
Syega Crystals gave their powers to the people of the world, but somebody has stolen all of them...

After all the Syega crystals are missing, the world plunges into darkness. As the dark witch Zizou, you must retrieve the missing Syega Crystals.

The Legend of Dark Witch is a 2D platform action game. Zizou can learn new attacks by defeating bosses. She will need every one of those attacks if she is going to save the world.


Bloo Kid 2 (Headup Games) - €4.99/£3.99 (€3.99/£3.19 until December 2)
Pre-Load ends 18/11/2019, 14:59 CET

After rescuing his girlfriend from the hands of the evil wizard, Bloo Kid and Pink Girl enjoy life with their newborn "Pink Kid". But then, a whole new adventure starts just out of the bloo...

Bloo Kid 2 is a classic 2D retro-style platformer experience with lovely designed pixel-graphics and a full chiptune soundtrack.

Run, jump and swim your way through FIVE huge worlds with twelve levels each.

Narcos: Rise of the Cartels (Curve Digital) - €29.99/£24.99 (€23.99/£19.99 until December 5)
Pre-Load ends 20/11/2019, 23:59 local time

Welcome to Colombia, 1980’s - the fires of El Patrón's empire have been lit, its influence spanning borders, and expansion unabated. Influence and corruption is rife; cops, guards, politicians and those in between are falling into the pocket of the Medellín Cartel, and after years of production, America is finally taking notice. Narcos: Rise of the Cartels tells the story of the hit Netflix TV series, of the rise and fall of El Patrón. Choose your side and ally with the DEA or conversely side with the Narcos. Explore recognisable locations from the show and take a role in pivotal world-altering events and battles that will define and shift the war on drugs.

Castle of no Escape 2 (QubicGames) - €7.99/£6.99
Pre-Load ends 21/11/2019, 23:59 local time

Prepare yourself for the dangers of the cursed castle! Countless heroes have tried and failed to destroy the ancient spell that holds its walls. Meanwhile, hundreds of monsters are roaming inside, guarding the sword shards — the last known thing to be capable of defeating the demonic castle owner, thus shattering its magical structure.

Although, you are not alone — some help could be obtained from the merchants, who, for reasons not truly understood, offer their services right inside the lair of evil. Though, it seems to be only a matter of time for them to disappear...

Explore 6 x 6 x 6 = 216 rooms of randomly generated hazards and enemies while collecting the necessary artefacts. Plan your next step carefully, because save points aren't a thing in a rogue-lite game! There is, however, another option, explained below.

Tiny Gladiators (BoomBit Games) - 14.99/£13.49 (11.99/£10.79 until November 21)
Pre-Load ends 21/11/2019, 23:59 CET

Tiny Gladiators combines elements of action-packed fighting game and engaging RPG.

Venture into 4 distinct regions, each one full of powerful enemies for you to battle. During your journey of vengeance you will have to not only defeat them, but also stand tall against intimidating bosses. Defeating them will help you get closer to your final goal and finding out what exactly happened to your father...

To stand a chance against your enemies you will have to upgrade your character, learn new skills and purchase powerful gear. The game features dozens and dozens of unique pieces of weapon and armor. Discovering them and the effect they have on combat is a fun on its own - but it also lets you prepare for the biggest challenges.

Electronic Super Joy (Hard Copy Games) - €14.99/£12.99 (€9.99/£8.66 until November 28)
Pre-Load ends 28/11/2019, 14:59 CET

Electronic Super Joy is a brutally hard platformer set in a world of pulse-pounding electronic music. Run, jump, smash and fly your way through 60 weird and different levels, with low gravity, world rotation, giant monsters and swarming missiles.

Pine (Kongregate, available November 15)
Pre-Load ends 25/11/2019, 23:59 local time

Pine is an open world action adventure simulation game. Set in the beautiful world of Albamare, you take on the role of Hue, a smart young adult who will have to explore, trade, and fight his way through a vibrant world filled with creatures much smarter than humans.

Where the Water Tastes Like Wine (Serenity Forge, available November 15)
Pre-Load ends 29/11/2019, 14:59 local time

Where the Water Tastes Like Wine is a wistfully imaginative game about traveling the land, sharing stories and surviving manifest destiny. Wander through a century of American folklore and history, encountering an eclectic cast of characters and exploring their deeply personal tales along the way.


Really wanted to buy myself a new game last week, but I couldn't, because RMC wouldn't let Nicky Hill read the European uploaded downloads, so I didn't know which game I should buy.

And I heard you calling me a Son of a B last week RMC! ;)

Sword or Shield?! Don’t know which one I want.

Swords are cooler than Shields, but the box legendary for Shield looks cooler. Ahhhhh


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