Super Smash Bros. Ultimate - European Smash Ball Team Cup 2019 recap video

See some of the most smashing moments from the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate European Smash Ball Team Cup 2019 in this highlight reel!

Shakedown: Hawaii - more footage

Shakedown: Hawaii follows three protagonists through a 16-bit open world. Build your own "legitimate" corporation by completing missions, acquiring businesses, sabotaging competitors, "re-zoning" land, and shaking down shops for protection money.

Hob: The Definitive Edition - version 1.1.2 now available

Octogeddon - more footage

Grow more tentacles and evolve each of them into deadlier and deadlier weapons! Become the ultimate eight-legged killing machine!

Team Sonic Racing - launch trailer

The race is about to begin! Join Sonic and friends as they speed across vibrant tracks and do whatever it takes to come out in first place. Race online with up to 12 friends, play with friends in your living room with split screen, customize and personalize your car for maximum speed, and work together as a team to unleash your Team Ultimate Boost. Gear Up. Speed Up. Team Racing at Sonic Speed.

Team Sonic Racing arrives May 21st on Playstation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch and PC!

RPG Game Dusk Diver coming Autumn 2019 to western Nintendo Switch owners

Dusk Diver is a vibrant action RPG which takes place in the iconic streets of Taipei’s Ximending district!

When an unstable dimensional rift brings together Gods, Phantoms and Humans - headstrong high-school girl Yang Yumo must step up to protect the neighbourhood.  Fight alongside guardians as part of a unique action-oriented combat system and expand your abilities by immersing yourself in the bustling streets, stores, personalities and even cuisines of Ximending.

Coming to PS4 and Nintendo Switch in Autumn 2019!


This week's European downloads - May 16 (Sniper Elite, Castlevania and more)

Nintendo eShop (Switch)

Sniper Elite V2 Remastered (RebellionInteract) - €34.99 / £29.99
Experience the remaster of award-winning third-person shooter, Sniper Elite V2. Trapped between two desperate armies in a race against time, stealth is key. Stalk your target, set up the shot, and use your skill, patience and cunning to achieve the mission.

Rock of Ages 2: Bigger & Boulder (SEGA) - €14.99 / £13.49
Just like the title says, Bigger and Boulder cranks up the surrealism and gameplay to be, well… BIGGER AND BOULDER. With an emphasis on the chaotic new 2-vs-2 multiplayer, new time periods, and improved graphics, physics, and destructibility powered by Unreal Engine 4, players will need to be ready for some intense rocking and rolling.

Castlevania Anniversary Collection (KONAMI) - €19.99 / £15.99
Konami's Castlevania Anniversary Collection traces the origins of the historic vampire franchise. It includes Castlevania, Castlevania II Simon's Quest, Castlevania III Dracula's Curse, Super Castlevania IV, Castlevania The Adventure, Castlevania II Belmont's Revenge, Castlevania Bloodlines, Kid Dracula (never released in English before), and History of Castlevania - Book of the Crescent Moon. Included is a unique eBook with details provided by developers, artists and others inspired by the Castlevania legacy which sheds a fresh light into the world of Castlevania.

Blades of Time (GaijinDistribution) - €19.99 / £17.99
Ayumi, the gorgeous gun and sword-wielding treasure hunter, sets out on a journey to an ancient island in search of new adventures. While rich in bounty, the island is also filled with the magic of Chaos, being at the same time home to blood thirsty monsters.

Evil Defenders (Crazy Panda) - €9.99 / £8.99
Evil Defenders is a fun, frenetic defense game: build and upgrade your towers, сast spells to repel enemy forces, use special landmarks and defend the Lands of Evil from invaders! Feel free to play the game in many different ways through tower upgrades, a skill tree and 100 in-game achievements.

Redout (Nicalis) - €39.99 / £35.99
Redout is a freakishly fast and uncompromising anti-gravity racing game. Each turn, slope and twist applies a unique force to your vehicle, and players can drift and pitch the ship to minimize friction, channeling those forces into even greater forward velocity.

Super Life of Pixel (WhiteMoon Dreams) - €9.99 / £8.99
Join Pixel as he quests through gaming history, teleporting across the most iconic video game systems of generations past. He’ll have to jump, dodge and play smart if he wants to survive all the traps, puzzles and enemies waiting to take him down at every turn.

Undead Horde (10tons) - €16.99 / £14.99
You're a necromancer - a re-animator of the dead. Undead Horde is a necromantic action game with elements from action RPG, strategy and hack'n'slash. Re-animate almost any enemy and build an army of dozens of undead minions. Take command and send your undead war machine against the living and their leader King Paladin Benevictor. Equip your necromancer with endless amounts of loot and lead your army to ultimate victory!

39 Days to Mars (Its Anecdotal) - €12.49 / £11.29 (€11.24 / £10.16 until May 23)
39 Days to Mars is a co-operative (and single-player) steampunk puzzle-adventure game. Step into the shoes of Sir Albert Wickes and The Right Honourable Clarence Baxter, two 19th century explorers who have chosen to pilot the HMS Fearful on its maiden voyage to Mars.

Arcade Archives Buta san (HAMSTER) - €6.99 / £6.29
Buta san is an action game that was released from JALECO in 1987. Players try to survive while throwing time bombs at each other. Can you survive the gauntlet of 100 fellow pigs to become the champion Pig? In this title, two players can play together to help or hamper each other.

Darkwood (Crunching Koalas) - €14.99 / £12.99
Craft weapons, prepare traps, fortify hideouts - you will explore and scavenge the eerie forests of the Soviet Bloc by day, then hunker down in your hideout at night. With nightmarish forces corrupting the woods, wait and pray for the sun to come up the next morning. Wade through the grueling, bizarre world of Darkwood and delve into the creepiest secrets of its inhabitants to escape the infested land before it destroys your body and consumes your mind.

A long, long time ago... There were 5 Purgatory Stones with enormous magical powers. Purgatory Stones were owned by 5 different countries to keep the world in order. However, as the time passed, evil and corruption spreads through the land. Purgatory Stones fell into the wrong hands. Monsters plagued all over the land. Thus, the world has fallen. 100 years later... An innocent soul made a pact with Death. The awakened one set forth in search for the Purgatory Stones.

KORAL (Carlos Coronado) - €11.99 / £10.99
Dive into the beautiful undiscovered underwater world and heal coral reefs while you traverse the entire world in search for bleached, dying reefs. Interact with various kinds of corals, each one of them with unique skills you can interact with that will help you go on in the adventure.

Light Tracer (Beep) - €12.99 / £11.69
Light Tracer is a Platform-Puzzler in which the Player is a godlike creature who has to guide a princess in despair up the enormous Tower of Bellbatis. Use your hands to either lead the princess past foe and obstacle, or move freely around the world and interact with it. Only those creative enough and with both mind and vision clear can lead the princess to her ultimate goal.

Octogeddon (All Yes Good) - €7.88 / £6.88
You are Octogeddon, a massive mutant octopus with one mission: DESTROY the world! Grow more tentacles and evolve each of them into deadlier and deadlier weapons!  Become the ultimate eight-legged killing machine!

Pocket League Story (Kairosoft) - €10.00 / £8.99
Handpick players, train, and battle your way to the top of every league in this sensational soccer team simulation! Sell merch, erect a gym--even a stadium! Your fanbase will grow as you conquer your rivals and snag the hottest sponsors! The sky's the limit in your quest for ultimate soccer stardom!

Project Nimbus: Complete Edition (GameTomo) - €17.79 / £15.99 (€16.01 / £14.39 until May 23)
Project Nimbus is a high-speed mech action game set on a devastated future Earth, where the player maneuvers a weaponized humanoid general-purpose Battle Frame. Engage enemy units with various weapons and defeat huge bosses and unique ace pilots! Fly the skies with 360 degrees of freedom, and battle enemies with a variety of weapons and techniques, from smart missiles to the blade charge. Experience the battle as a young ace pilot destined for legendary status.

Thief Simulator (Forever Entertainment) - €19.99 / £17.99 (€17.99 / £16.19 until May 29. €13.39 / £12.05 for owners of one of the following games: Fly OClock, Frederic 2: Evil Strikes Back, Frederic: Resurrection of Music, Goetia, Hard West, Hollow, Millie, NO THING, NoReload Heroes, Phantaruk, Qbik, Shut Eye, Sparkle 2 EVO, Sparkle 3 Genesis, Sparkle ZERO, Star Story: The Horizon Escape, Startide, Timberman VS, Violett or Zombillie)
Become the thief. Steal in free roam sandbox neighborhoods. Observe your target and gather information that will help you with the burglary. Take the challenge and rob the best secured houses. Buy some hi-tech burglar equipment and learn new thief tricks. Sell stolen goods to the passers. Do anything that a real thief does!

Your Toy (VivaGames) - €19.99 / £17.99
Do you remember all the toys from your childhood? Do you remember what happened to them? Where are they now? Though once best friends, they have now become your worst nightmare!

GUILTY GEAR (Pqube, available May 17) - €19.99 / £15.99
Explore the very first game that started one of the biggest fighting game franchises - released on its 20th anniversary! Discover where one of the best and mechanically richest fighting games descends from - at home and on the go on Nintendo Switch!

GUILTY GEAR XX ACCENT CORE PLUS R (Pqube, available May 17) - €19.99 / £15.99
ΛCORE PLUS R is the final installment and epitome of the Guilty Gear XX series, with the most polished mechanics of all! Experience Accent Core Plus R with English, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, and German subtitles, plus Japanese, Korean and Chinese (traditional and simplified)! Rediscover the original cast of 25, still the only Guilty Gear with all the best characters! Enjoy online play for the game, and practice your Dust and Roman Cancels!

Akane (QubicGames, available May 17) - €4.99 / £4.49 (€3.99 / £3.59 for owners of Coloring Book until June 9. €2.49 / £2.24 for owners of one of the following games: Astro Bears Party, Blazing Beaks, BRAWL, Coffee Crisis, Escape Doodland, Jumping Joe and Friends, Koloro, Mana Spark, Not Not - A Brain Buster, Odium to the Core, One Strike, Pirates: All Aboard, Robonauts, Super Hero Fight Club: Reloaded, Unit 4, UTOPIA 9 - A Volatile Vacation or Wondershot until June 9)
Imagine the rain-soaked neon streets of Mega-Tokyo. You, your loyal katana and hordes of mad Yakuzas. There’s no happy ending this time. Take down as many thugs as you can with you! Akane is a brutal arena arcade slasher based on one-hit-one-kill gameplay mechanics.

Chicken Rider (Ultimate Games, available May 17) - €3.99 / £3.59 (€3.59 / £3.23 for owners of one of the following games: Avenger Bird, Pet Care, Theatre Tales or Gym Hero - Idle Fitness Tycoon. €3.59 / £3.23 until May 31)
Chicken Rider is an endless runner game in which the player takes control of the young polar bear. The little bear is fighting for animal freedom. But during the attempt of chicken liberation, not everything is working according to the plan. Our hero accidentally turns on the alarm and he is forced to flee on the only one vehicle left… the chicken.

Devious Dungeon 2 (Ratalaika Games) - €7.99 / £7.99 (€6.39 / £6.39 until June 2)
It is said that great adventures await behind the walls of this dark castle, Devious Dungeon 2 is a medieval focused action platformer title. The castles ever shifting halls are filled with deadly monsters! Treacherous traps have claimed the lives of many adventurers! It is rumoured the castle contains treasures beyond imagination. However, it is also the domain of The Summoner and he does not look kindly upon uninvited guests!

Downloadable Content

LEGO DC Super-Villains Young Justice Level Pack (WB Games) - €2.99 / £2.49
Download now to get access to the Young Justice Level Pack. It is now up to you to take the role of members of the Young Justice League and defeat members of the The Light! What will the final fate of Aqualad and The Light be? Play as Aqualad, Artemis, Miss Martian, Kid Flash, and more to find out!

Rock of Ages 2: Bigger & Boulder - The Binding of Isaac Pack (SEGA) - Free
Isaac’s fear of his maniacal mother has forced him into musty basements, fetid caves, gloomy depths and worse. Now, everyone’s favorite crying child finds himself smack dab in the middle of the RoA battlefield with the Binding of Isaac Pack! This pack includes an Isaac boulder, 3 in-game avatars (featuring Isaac, Blue Baby and Azazel) and 3 new army banners to adorn your battlefield and units.

Pic-a-Pix Deluxe - Giant Puzzles 11 (Lightwood Games) - €2.99 / £2.99
An additional pack of 30 extra large puzzles, from 25x25 to 45x35 sizes!

WorldNeverland - Elnea Kingdom: Steampunk Outfits Set (althi) - €2.99 / £2.69
- Brave Hero's War Uniform "Battle outfit designed for ease of movement during battle."
*You can buy it at any time in the game shop (Clothing Store in Castle St.) when you purchase it.

- Scarlet Magitinker Silk Hat "Silk hat designed for magically-inclined tinkers. The gear's merely a decoration."
*You can buy it at any time in the game shop (Fashion Store in Castle St.) when you purchase it.


Leisure Suit Larry - Wet Dreams Don't Dry (Assemble Entertainment) - €39.99 / £35.99
Pre-Order until 13/06/2019, 14:59 local time

Game description: Watch out, ladies, I’m coming! My new adventure, Leisure Suit Larry - Wet dreams don’t dry, takes me – whatever the route or twist of fate – from the end of the ’80s directly to the year 2018 and wow, how the world has changed!

The Last Door - Complete Edition (Plug In Digital) - €14.99 / £13.49
Pre-Order until 22/05/2019, 14:59 CEST

Game description: Feel what it’s truly like to be alone in the dark with this low-res, high-suspense point-and-click horror adventure. Set in Victorian England, when Jeremiah Devitt receives a letter from his old schoolmate Anthony Beechworth with a hidden, cryptic message, he knows something is wrong.

We. The Revolution (Klabater) - €19.99 / £17.99 (€17.99 / £16.19 until June 12)
Pre-Order until 25/06/2019, 14:59 CEST

Game description: We. The Revolution is a unique game with a singular art style set in the blood-soaked and paranoid world of the French Revolution, where often you could not tell a friend from an enemy. As a judge of the Revolutionary Tribunal, you will pass sentences and play a dangerous political game. At the end of a day you will also confront your decisions with your family.

TerraTech (Terra Tek Studios) - €24.99 / £19.99
Pre-Order until 29/05/2019, 11:59 local time

Game description: Explore, build, craft and battle across alien worlds in this physics-based construction sandbox adventure. Design cars, tanks and planes from a huge library of blocks. Scavenge, craft and buy new parts in order to survive and become the ultimate planetary prospector.

Hungry Baby: Party Treats (QubicGames) - €4.99 / £4.49 (€3.99 / £3.59 for owners of Coloring Book until June 16. €2.49 / £2.24 for owners of one of the following games: Akane, Astro Bears Party, Blazing Beaks, BRAWL, Coffee Crisis, Escape Doodland, Grid Mania, Jumping Joe and Friends, Koloro, Mana Spark, Not Not - A Brain Buster, Odium to the Core, One Strike, Pirates: All Aboard, Robonauts, Super Hero Fight Club: Reloaded, Unit 4, UTOPIA 9 - A Volatile Vacation or Wondershot until June 16)
Pre-Order until 23/05/2019, 23:59 local time

Game description: Hungry Baby: Party Treats is a funny and innovative local multiplayer game that can be played by up to 4 players. As we all know, a hungry baby is an angry baby. So hurry up, after all, you are a delicious treat and your fate is to end up in a child’s tummy. You’ll encounter murderous obstacles and traps on your way, but every fail and act of greediness gets you closer to victory!

My Lovely Daughter (Toge Productions) - €14.99 / £13.49 (€9.99 / £8.99 until May 30)
Pre-Order until 23/05/2019, 17:59 CEST

Game description: My Lovely Daughter is a game about overcoming the loss of a loved one through forbidden alchemy experiments ... and murder. You are Faust, an amnesiac alchemist and father, who wakes up alone and confused only to discover that your lovely daughter has died. As you enter the first stages of grief, you do what everyone wishes they could do but can’t: bring back the dead with the power of alchemy.

Attention: The dark and twisted themes of My Lovely Daughter are a commentary on child labor, abusive parenting, and ignorant societies. This game is intended to make people sad and uneasy but there is a deeper meaning behind the horror. My Lovely Daughter is inspired by the hardships experienced by members of our team growing up. The game is designed to upset and disturb you.

Disaster Report 4 Plus: Summer Memories coming to Nintendo Switch

Disaster Report 4 Plus: Summer Memories will be coming to Nintendo Switch. This was announced by Granzella, the company behind the games. When the action franchise hits this September, it will be the first entry ever on a Nintendo system.

This week's North American downloads - May 16 (Resident Evil games, Team Sonic Racing and more)

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
Resident Evil 4 – Step into the shoe of Leon S. Kennedy as he shines a light on the grim transformation of a European village while searching for the President’s abducted daughter. Resident Evil 4 introduced an over-the-shoulder camera and responsive action mechanics that continue to influence the series. This version of the game also contains Separate Ways, a scenario that was included in other HD rereleases. The Resident Evil 4 game is available May 21.

Resident Evil – Experience the remaster that brought the 1996 horror classic back to life. The original 2002 remaster not only featured reimagined HD environments and characters, but also enhanced vocal performances to create an even more terrifying retelling of the original story. This HD remaster features all of the chilling moments and claustrophobic tension of the original release, and also includes the Wesker’s Report and Wesker’s Report II video features. The Resident Evil game is available May 21.

Resident Evil 0 – Resident Evil 0 details the events aboard the Ecliptic Express, which led up to the Mansion Incident depicted in Resident Evil. This ambitious prequel featured various mechanics that were new to the series, including the partner zapping system, which allows players to switch between the two protagonists on the fly. Wesker Mode lets you experience the game in a different way by introducing series antagonist Albert Wesker as a playable character, complete with his superhuman powers. The Resident Evil 0 game is available May 21.

Team Sonic Racing – Team Sonic Racing combines the best elements of arcade and fast-paced competitive-style racing. Face off with friends in intense multiplayer* racing, race together across stunning worlds and work together as a team by sharing power-ups and speed boosts. Take control of your racing style: Choose from three distinct character types and unlock game-changing vehicle customization options to suit your racing style. The Team Sonic Racing game is available May 21.

Fortnite – Season 9 – The future is yours in Season 9! In this new Fortnite season, the volcano has erupted and forever changed some long-lasting locations. Grab the squad to explore the bright lights of new attractions like Peely’s Banana Stand and Nugget Hut. Catch a ride and quickly traverse areas by flying in and out of the new Slipstream wind transportation system. Use the new Air Vents to quickly navigate from building to building. You can even take a glide over to the new Mega Mall to do some shopping before the storm hits. A new season also means a new Battle Pass. More than 100 new exclusive rewards are ready for you to unlock, and it still costs the same 950 V-bucks. This season, you’ll get the Sentinel Outfit and Rox progressive Outfit instantly when you purchase the Battle Pass.

Nintendo Entertainment System – Nintendo Switch Online**
Donkey Kong Jr. – Based on the popular arcade game, Donkey Kong Jr. is the sequel to the immensely successful Donkey Kong game. Play as Donkey Kong’s son, and rescue your dad who has been kidnapped and imprisoned in a cage by Mario. Use jumping and climbing abilities to clamber up vines and chains, gather vital fruit and keys, and open the cage to free your father. Make sure you avoid the pesky birds, nasty electric sparks and creepy chompers. Four different worlds filled with numerous climbing and jumping puzzles await you in this timeless classic.

VS. Excitebike – Fans love the Excitebike game for its frenetic races, high stakes and sweet jumps. With this game, you can take it to the next level with the Famicom disk version of VS. Excitebike – complete with two-player split screen. Create tracks from 20 classic Excitebike track parts, and go for a best time or take on friends. Racing is even more exciting when the rivalries are real. You can also try out the single-player mode in VS. Excitebike. It adds tracks, music and the ability to save your high score.

Clu Clu Land – The greedy Sea Urchins have stolen all of Clu Clu Land’s gold bars and buried them in a series of mazes. As Bubbles, a brave bubble fish, you’ll set out to uncover all of the gold bars in each maze. With 20 stages to complete and increasingly complex conditions (like having to pass over the gold bars twice to uncover them), you might just want to bring along a friend for help.

Nintendo eShop sales:

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS and Wii U
Great deals this week! Check out the full list of deals available this week at http://www.nintendo.com/games/sales-and-deals.


Pokémon My Nintendo Rewards – You can redeem your My Nintendo points*** for new Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield wallpaper featuring the game’s three partner Pokémon. Which one is your favorite? You can also redeem your My Nintendo points to get 30% off the Detective Pikachu and Pokémon Art Academy games for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. For more info, visit https://my.nintendo.com/news/67e29f7f01f2c3f4.

Also new this week in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:

39 Days to Mars
Akane – Available May 17
Arcade Archives NINJA GAIDEN
Assassin’s Creed III: Remastered – Available May 21
Atelier Lulua ~The Scion of Arland~ – Available May 21
Blades of Time
Chicken Rider – Available May 17
Devious Dungeon 2 – Available May 17
Gunlord X – Available May 22
Pocket League Story
Project Nimbus: Complete Edition
Super Life of Pixel
Tales From Space: Mutant Blobs Attack
The Last Door – Complete Edition – Available May 22
Thief Simulator

Arcade Archives Image Fight will be available next week

Hamster has announced that Arcade Archives IMAGE FIGHT will be releasing next week. On May 23, you will be able to pick it up for $7.99.