This week's European downloads - July 30 (Samurai Shodown, Ageless and more)

Nintendo eShop (Switch)

It all began in ’93, and now, the weapon-based fighting game series that swept the world is ready to be taken home in a new stellar collection! Six NEOGEO titles as well as one mysterious, unreleased game are featured! Each game features Online Battle Modes as well as a Museum Mode and Music Player. This collection is a must-have for all SAMURAI SHODOWN fans across the globe!

SAMURAI SHODOWN was originally released on the NEOGEO in 1993, followed by its sequel SAMURAI SHODOWN II in 1994. The series became a trilogy in 1995 with SAMURAI SHODOWN III, followed soon after SAMURAI SHODOWN IV AMAKUSA’S REVENGE released in 1996. Seven years later the series returned with 2003’s SAMURAI SHODOWN V, and SAMURAI SHODOWN V SPECIAL released the following year on the NEOGEO... The new SAMURAI SHODOWN NEOGEO COLLECTION also includes a title never before released to the public. SAMURAI SHODOWN V PERFECT is a mysterious final version of SAMURAI SHODOWN V SPECIAL. Players can select between either Japanese or English MVS arcade versions for each title in the collection. Other features include scanlines for that retro flair, save functions, and an Arcade Mode that can be set to FREE MODE, meaning no more game overs!

Interrogation: You will be deceived (Mixtvision) - €12.99/£12.99
As a police detective tasked with bringing down a dangerous terrorist group, you fight on two fronts: interrogating suspects & managing your team and its reputation. With time running out, how far will you go to stop these criminals? Manipulation, threats or even torture? Does the end justify the means?

Ageless (Team17) - €14.99/£10.99
Lost, confused and alone. What will Kiara do when she suddenly finds herself with the power to control the age of flora and fauna? An ability that was bestowed onto her by a magical obelisk.

Traverse a puzzle-platforming world unlike any other, full of myths and magic. Embark on an emotional journey where you will be faced with tough choices and forced to face your inner demons.

Follow Kiara as she is thrown into a world of wonder and heart ache. Manipulate the age of animals and plant-life as you find your way through intricate environmental puzzles and defeat the merciless bosses that stand in your way.

Rugby Challenge 4 (Tru Blu Games) - €59.99/£49.99
Real sports broadcasting commentary with Grant Nisbett and Justin Marshall. French commentary by Eric Bayle and Thomas Lombard.

Multiple Game Modes including: Single Match, Multi-team Competition, extensive multi-year Career Mode and Be a Pro Mode

Including the all new Womens 7’s Rugby, Premiership Rugby, Super Rugby, Mens, 7’s Rugby, and Currie Cup - or even create your own!

Megadimension Neptunia VII (Idea Factory)- €29.99/£26.99 (€23.99/£21.59 until August 17)
A new group has replaced Gamindustri’s Goddesses seemingly overnight, and Neptune’s nowhere in sight! Warped into a decimated new dimension, the Nep sisters join a mysterious Goddess to fight against a massive new threat to save the Zero Dimension. Can they save multiple dimensions and restore order to Gamindustri?

They Breathe (Bulbware) - €3.99/£3.59 (€3.55/£3.19 until August 12)
In the first game by The Working Parts, a lone frog descends into the depths of a flooded forest, not yet knowing the full extent of its tragedy. To survive in a brutal, oxygen-obsessed ecosystem, you must help it see the patterns and hidden truths that make up the rules of the forest - horrible as they may be. Now as a new remastered version, rebuild from ground up and enhanced with local co-op mode.

They Breathe is a critically acclaimed indie gem. In thirty short minutes, the game leaves it up to you to figure out every part of its increasingly bizarre universe, in order to survive the onslaught of unexpected creatures and ultimately comprehend their true nature. No matter how your descent to the bottom of the forest takes shape, it is guaranteed to give you the chills without a single word of dialog.

Keep your eyes open, for there is darkness beneath the surface. And you're not at the bottom yet.

Sagrada (Dire Wolf Digital) - €15.99/£14.49
Bring your stained glass masterpiece to dazzling digital life in Sagrada, the dice-drafting board game from Floodgate Games. Take turns selecting colorful dice and placing them in your gorgeous stained-glass window. The artisan who creates the most beautiful window wins.

FAIRY TAIL Digital Deluxe (KOEI TECMO EUROPE) - €84.99/£69.99
Play as powerful mages from different guilds
A total of 16 playable characters. Various characters from guilds other than "Fairy Tail" appear. Also, the game includes an original episode.

Magic battles, Fairy Tail style
Familiar moves from the source material such as Unison Raid and Extreme Magic can be performed. There are also Unison Raids that are original to the game.

Aim to become the No. 1 guild
The town of Magnolia and inside of the guild are fully depicted. Complete missions that appear on the request board, raise your guild's rank with your comrades, and aim to become the No. 1 guild!

Country Tales (Ocean Media) - €9.99/£8.99
Ted used to be a simple farmer. But he just couldn't see himself being a farmer his whole life. He wanted more. So Ted decided to leave for the big city and finish school there.

Once he was done with his education, he decided it's finally time to find a job somewhere. And he found one in a small town called Sunset Hills. He got a job as an assistant in the mayor's office. This is how Ted and Catherine met! Even though he tried to hide it, he was smitten the first time he laid eyes on her.

Unfortunately for Ted, the mayor himself was Catherine's fianc・ And the mayor... well, the mayor had some very ambitious plans for Sunset Hills. Or better said, some very ambitious plans for himself...

Spiral Memoria -The Summer I Meet Myself- (DIGIMERCE) - €24.99/£22.49
The mysterious romantic journey of a girl who's lost her memory. This is a heart-warming story that takes place in high school during an early summer time. Face the tragic truth and spend a short, sweet summer with your new romantic interest. The main character doesn't have any memory before high school. She goes on a journey to find out about her past and discovers the shocking truth. The game is based on original character designs by the illustrator, Hazuki Futaba.

Arcade Archives Burger Time (HAMSTER) - €6.99/£6.29
"Burger Time" is an action game released by Data East in 1982. The goal is to make burgers by stepping on the giant ingredients to drop them onto the plates below. Defeat the enemy pickles and wieners by trapping them between the burger ingredients!

Hotel Sowls (CFK) - €7.29/£6.59 (€6.56/£5.93 until August 12)
As a pharmacologist looking for success, you obtained a mysterious stone found in Sowls. "With this stone, I'll be able to conduct a successful research!" Afterwards, you visited "Hotel Sowls" to get some good rest and found out next morning your precious stone has disappeared. "Someone must've stolen it!"

So begins your investigation to find your stone...

Time Tenshi (Silver Cow Studio) - €11.99/£10.99 (€10.19/£9.34 until August 6)
Team up with Rose, Kyo and Michelle - the beautiful Time Tenshi (Time Angels) - in this exciting visual novel as you enter the amazing world of time travel, made possible by the work of Tensai Shiro, the genius inventor behind the Time Window: mankind's first functioning time machine!

Dininho Adventures (QUByte Interactive) - €1.99/£1.79
Help out Dininho in what might be the most heroic adventure of your life! Only someone truly evil would be cold to the point of stealing eggs from a defenseless dinossaur mom, and dininho can't let that be. Explore this colorfull and dangerous world, rescuing all the defenseless babies.

Cubers: Arena (Teyon) - €14.99/£13.49
CUBERS: Arena is an electrifying arena brawler/twin-stick slasher game. Play as Baller, a slave fighting his way through an array of gladiators to reclaim his freedom.

Multifaceted and immersive game modes; 4 uniquely themed arenas, all with their own atmospheric effects and enemies, destructible environments and boss fights in Campaign mode. An extensive line up of multiplayer (and solo!) mini-games!

Choose from an arsenal of over 100 unique weapons, armory, and skills to fight off waves of enemies.

Sentinels of Freedom (Underbite Games) - €22.39/£20.19
Prepare for a story-driven campaign within the Sentinel Comics universe as you join forces with an ever-growing team of heroes to face a wide variety of villains. What seems like a typical bank heist reveals itself to be just the beginning of a much more sinister plan! Create your hero, gather your team, and save the world in this exciting new turn-based strategy!

Heroes of Hammerwatch - Ultimate Edition (BlitWorks) - €19.99/£17.99
Encounter endless hordes of enemies, traps, puzzles, secrets and tons of loot, as you battle your way through procedurally generated levels to reach the top of the Forsaken Spire. Upgrade to grant your persistent heroes with various enhancements that will further help you in your quest, and even bring them to your friends' game!

Locomotion (Polyfox) - €9.99/£8.99
Locomotion is a spectacular single-player train puzzle game. Sit back, relax and chill for an afternoon of excellent, entertainment and excitement, or, pick up and go as you solve puzzles on the move!

Guide your train to the exit of each level, collect all of your gold and travel to new heights!

Locomotion is the perfect family-friendly casual puzzle game - grab a partner to help you figure out those extra tricky puzzles and enjoy the journey together!

Mini Puzzle Balls (Cool Small Games) - €1.99/£1.79 (€0.99/£0.89 until August 28)
Mini Puzzle Balls is a new addictive puzzle game. Move the balls into their corresponding slots. It's simple. Or is it? Look for solutions, unlock new mechanics, increase your score, and have fun.

Buried Stars (LINE Games) - €49.99/£44.99
"Buried Stars" is a new mystery adventure game developed by Team Largo and LINE Games Corporation.

A collapse that broke out at a live broadcast of a survival audition TV show. A fatal incident occurs in front of trapped performers and staff. Who is the murderer? Why… How could this happen?

Instant Sports Summer Games (Plug In Digital) - €24.99/£22.49
Five new sports inspired by the Summer Olympic Games: High Jump, Javelin Throw, Relay Race, Triple Jump and Archery, on top of the six original sports present in the first version of Instant Sports: Hurdles, Tennis, Goal Keeper, Bowling, Rafting and Baseball.

Several improvements on the original  activities: New game mode for Goal Keeper, a country flag selection for each player, a more balanced gameplay, easier controls, and more customization!

Kingdom Rush (Ironhide Game Studio) - €9.99/£8.00
Get ready for an epic journey to defend your kingdom against hordes of orcs, trolls, evil wizards and other nasty fiends using a vast arsenal of towers and spells at your command!

Fight on forests, mountains, and wastelands, customizing your defensive strategy with different tower upgrades and specializations! Rain fire upon your enemies, summon reinforcements, command your troops, recruit elven warriors and face legendary monsters on a quest to save the Kingdom from the forces of darkness!

Nowhere Prophet (No More Robots) - €21.69/£19.49 (€16.26/£14.61 until August 13)
Build a loyal band of followers and survive the journey across a broken world. Barely. Take on the role of a powerful leader and mystic. Empowered with the gifts of technopathy, the ability to sense and affect electrical currents.

You are the last hope to a band of outcastes and refugees. Lead them across the randomly generated wastelands. Pick fights with greedy slavers and crazy machines using the turn-based card combat. Can you survive long enough to reach the mysterious Crypt?

Merchant of the Skies (AbsoDev) - €14.99/£13.49
Merchant of the Skies is a trading game with light base-building and tycoon elements. You start off as a captain of a small cloudship and work your way towards establishing your own trade company.

Merchant of the Skies is an experimental game: it does not have a distinct genre, but tries to capture the feeling of travelling the world and establishing your own company. That means we try to incorporate exploration, base building, trading and some minor rpg elements into the game.

Bite the Bullet (Graffiti Games) - €14.99/£13.49
Bite The Bullet is the world’s first Run & Gun & Eat. In this roguelite RPG shooter you must eat enemies, bullets and more to powerup your character, weapons, and abilities. Gun down zombies, robots and giant mutant bosses with a barrage of bullets before chowing down on their corpses to craft new weapons, unlock new abilities and special attacks, and transform into a powerful Zombro form to smash foes. Explore four character classes and a skill tree based on your diet – and remember, you are what you eat!

Nicole (Ratalaika Games, available July 31) - €18.99/£16.99
Nicole is a dating simulator that revolves around your day-to-day life as a college student. Classes, homework and mysterious abductions!

You can take up part-time jobs to earn money, explore various locations, do recreational and extra-curricular activities, and meet intriguing characters like Darren, Kurt, Jeff and Ted. You might even get to date the culprit!

Family Mysteries: Poisonous Promises (Artifex Mundi, available July 31) - €14.99/£13.49
Entertaining plunge into the world of debauched elites, alluring women and corrupted cops, where power is the ultimate currency. This is a thrilling introduction to the brand new Hidden Object Game series in the tradition of best police dramas.

Welcome to the magic city of palm trees, yachts and pleasant living. Place where the elite high rollers park their sleek lambo's for free with a handicap tag. Put yourself in the shoes of a probing detective and help your partner Duke solve the mysterious murder case.

The Executioner (Ultimate Games, available July 31) - €9.99/£8.99
Fusing elements of a traditional RPG with investigation, exploration and moral decision-making, it invites players take on the role of a man who must seek a signed confession from those he is about to put to death.

With a predominantly text-based interface unfolding engaging story, The Executioner promises a dark and unsettling atmosphere, and a world filled with moral ambiguity

With the threat of revolution on the cards will you fight for monarchy and tradition or revolt in the name of progress? Do you support emerging science or follow the mystical path? Will you desensitize yourself to the violence you have to inflict or try to preserve your humanity?

Paint your Pet (Ultimate Games, available July 31) - €4.99/£4.49
Paint your Pet allows player to paint different pets. You can use a variety of colors and textures to make incredible animals. Save your creations and return to it at any time you want to modify it! Paint your Pet is fun, easy to pick up game, suitable for children at any age.

Naught (Wild Sphere, available July 31) - €19.99/£17.99
Naught is a platform videogame with a unique control where you rotate the environment to change gravity and guide the main character, Naught, through labyrinth levels full of challenges, hidden places and secrets.

Featuring varied, dynamic gameplay, Naught explores 40 levels where he must dodge danger and enemies arising from the shadows, discover hidden places, collect seeds of light that will help him access blocked areas, and recover the diamond fragments that possess enormous power. Throughout his adventure, he will be accompanied by the Spirit of the Tree, who will help him find his way through extremely narrow and complex labyrinths. You can also enjoy a time trial challenge on every level.

Lost Wing (2Awesome Studio, available July 31) - €7.99/£7.99 (€7.19/£7.19 until August 7)
Storm your way through three unique worlds, beat each stage, and destroy the bosses! Featuring an original electronic soundtrack, multiple play modes, stages, ships and weapons. Lost Wing is a perfect challenge for the most demanding players.

Tiny Racer (IceTorch, available July 31) - €9.99/£8.99 (€7.99/£7.19 until August 9)
Pick your tiny car, push the gas down and start the great race.

Try not to fall on Monkey Bridge. Hold on tight and be careful on the ramps in Forest Jumper. Watch out for sharp turns and be the first in Rock Heaven. Don’t let the messy kitchen beat you in Cooking Madness. Speed through sunbeds and surfboards right to the finish line in Beach Party.

Play alone or have fun together with your friends, kids or parents. Everything thanks to a well balanced and easy to change difficulty settings and local multiplayer.

Dodo Peak (Screenwave Media, available July 31) - €9.99/£7.49
Play as a dodo bird to find and rescue your lost babies from a series of dangerous peaks. Maneuver them home while avoiding obstacles and enemies! Dodo Peak is a throwback to the classic arcade platformers of the past with a modern twist.

Collect coins, dodge sneaky snakes, avoid malevolent monkeys, grab power-ups for extra speed or super strength, and strive for the best time across a stunning variety of handcrafted islands. As your pack grows, so does the challenge in bringing them home!

FootGoal! Tiki Taka (JORGE BIEDMA AZUAR, available July 31) - €4.99/£4.49
We’ve all played and been fascinated by how it works. The first official table of the classic, popular football game. For gamers, for football fans. A retro, fun way to enjoy football.

Short passes, long balls, lobs, or just shooting. Intuitive, rapid controls, and ball speeds of up to 120 km/h. Try out your reflexes, skills and strategies. Official world competitions and tournaments created by the International Federation in countries such as the USA, the UK, France, China, Italy, Germany, and more, show just how popular this game has been for so long.

Downloadable Content

Talisman: Digital Edition (Nomad Games) - €4.19/£3.79

FAIRY TAIL - Special Erza Costume: Miss Fairy Tail (Koei Temco Europe) - Free
FAIRY TAIL - DDX Only Lucy's Costume Gust Collaboration Ryza & Limited Edition Growth Lacrima x 5 (Koei Temco Europe)
FAIRY TAIL - Erza's Costume "Fairy Tail Team A" (Koei Temco Europe)
FAIRY TAIL - Gray's Costume "Fairy Tail Team A" (Koei Temco Europe)
FAIRY TAIL - Lucy's Costume "Fairy Tail Team A" (Koei Temco Europe)
FAIRY TAIL - Natsu's Costume "Fairy Tail Team A" (Koei Temco Europe)
FAIRY TAIL - Wendy's Costume "Fairy Tail Team A" (Koei Temco Europe)

Megadimension Neptunia VII - Trillion: God of Destruction Costume Set (Idea Factory) - Free
Megadimension Neptunia VII - God Eater: Costume Pack (Idea Factory) - €0.99/£0.89
Megadimension Neptunia VII - God Eater: Party Character (Idea Factory) - €2.99/£2.69
Megadimension Neptunia VII - Nitroplus: Costume Pack (Idea Factory) - €0.99/£0.89
Megadimension Neptunia VII - Nitroplus: Party Character (Idea Factory) - €2.99/£2.69
Megadimension Neptunia VII - Party Character: Umio & Nepgya (Idea Factory) - €1.99/£1.79
Megadimension Neptunia VII - Nightwear Pack (Idea Factory) - €2.99/£2.69
Megadimension Neptunia VII - Swimsuit Pack (Idea Factory) - €3.99/£3.59
Megadimension Neptunia VII - Equipment Pack (Idea Factory) - €0.99/£0.89
Megadimension Neptunia VII - Processor Pack (Idea Factory) - €1.99/£1.79
Megadimension Neptunia VII - Ultimate Weapon Pack (Idea Factory) - €3.99/£3.59
Megadimension Neptunia VII - Trial Weapon Pack (Idea Factory) - €3.99/£3.59
Megadimension Neptunia VII - Weapon Pack (Idea Factory) - €3.99/£3.59
Megadimension Neptunia VII - Gamindustri Ultimate Armor Pack (Idea Factory) - €0.99/£0.89
Megadimension Neptunia VII - 1st Level Cap Set (Idea Factory) - Free
Megadimension Neptunia VII - 2nd Level Cap Set (Idea Factory) - Free
Megadimension Neptunia VII - 3rd Level Cap Set (Idea Factory) - Free
Megadimension Neptunia VII - Histy's Beginner Item Set (Idea Factory) - Free
Megadimension Neptunia VII - Histy's Trial Item Set (Idea Factory) - Free

Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Mega Mix - SEGA Song Pack (SEGA) - €6.99/£5.99
Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Mega Mix - DLC Bundle 2 (SEGA) - €29.99/£29.99
Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Mega Mix - Song Pack 7 (SEGA) - €6.99/£5.99

Moto Rush GT - Expansion Pack (Baltoro Games) - €1.99/£1.79

GROOVE COASTER WAI WAI PARTY!!!: Touhou Project Arrangements Pack 4 (TAITO) - €14.99/£12.99


#womenUp, Super Puzzles Dream (JORGE BIEDMA AZUAR)
Puzzles move onto the next level with ‘Super Puzzle Dream’, a mix between classic jigsaw puzzle and a ‘Tetromino’-style dynamic mechanic. #womenUp! is the 'hashtag' for this programme, which dedicates beautiful illustrations and emotive phrases to women on completion of every puzzle. Two levels of play, 'senior' (for adults) and 'junior' (for children aged 3+), guarantee hours of entertainment for all. Become an expert and finish the puzzles in the shortest possible time and you will find yourself amongst the best in the world on the online leaderboard.

My Bewitching Perfume (OperaHouse)
"Even though he's so disinterested in love, for just a moment it's like he's been enchanted. It's all because of the perfume I made..." He's a handsome soushoku danshi who's had a bad experience in love that he's never been able to tell anyone. However, he suddenly turns into a nikushoku danshi!? The perfume I made has a dangerously seductive fragrance. Before we realize it, it's caused him to abandon all reason...

Princess Closet (OperaHouse)
Invited by a member of the popular fashion brand "Princess Closet," you have been transformed into a "fashion model." Work together with the ultimate handsome boyfriend towards becoming a top model. Your encounter with your dashing boyfriend... is the beginning of a romance that will change your life!

The Manga Works (Kairosoft)
It's the manga artist experience you've been waiting for. Create a manga masterpiece and draw your way into the nation's heart.

Start out as a fledgling manga artist in a small and empty room... Armed with only a single pen, draw the best manga you can and march proudly to the publishers to show off your work. Ideas are the lifeblood of a manga artist. Go out in search of inspiration and gather plot points, then stuff your manga full of creativity.

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