Nintendo eShop Update Week 44
This week’s line-up of Nintendo eShop software coming to Japan including Pikmin 3 Deluxe, Shin Megami Tensei III, Kamen Rider, and more.
Pikmin 3 Deluxe
Nintendo / ¥6,578
This deluxe version of Pikmin 3 includes new side-story missions featuring Olimar and Louie, the ability to play Story mode with a friend, all DLC stages from the original release, head-to-head Bingo Battles, and online leaderboards for Mission mode. A demo is also available!
Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne HD Remaster
Atlus / ¥6,578
It’s been 17 years since the original release of Shin Megami Tensei III, now, the apocalyptic legend returns in a full high-definition remake of the classic game with paid DLC including Dante from the Devil May Cry series playable in the game, replacing Raido Kuzunoha.
KAMEN RIDER memory of heroez
Bandai Namco Entertainment / ¥8,360
The second Kamen Rider title to release on Nintendo Switch is the “hero chain action” game Memory of Heroez, which includes characters from Kamen Rider W, Kamen Rider OOO, and Kamen Rider Zero-One, and features an original story along with action-based gameplay.
Part Time UFO
Nintendo / ¥980
HAL Laboratory’s very first smartphone release is finally available on Switch. Part Time UFO sees players control an adorable little UFO character who has crashed to earth and is now part-time employment helping his new human friends in this excellent little game.
No More Heroes
Marvelous / ¥2,178
The first game starring the iconic Travis Touchdown is now on Switch. Originally releasing on Wii in 2007, No More Heroes sees you play as Travis where you face off against the world’s top 10 assassins in deadly battle with a unique arsenal including pro-wrestling moves.
No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle
Marvelous / ¥2,178
The second No More Heroes game is also available on Nintendo Switch with 8-bit mini-games and more! Set three years after the original, Desperate Struggle sees a new enemy for Travis in Skelter Helter, the brother of the slain lead character from the first title in the series.
Control Ultimate Edition – Cloud Version
505 Game / ¥0
Winner of a whole host of awards, the third-person action-adventure game Control has made its way onto Nintendo Switch in cloud form. Featuring the Ultimate Edition of the game which contains all the available bonus content (The Foundation and AWE).
FiNC HOME FiT
Pocket / ¥6,050
After the phenomenal success of Ring Fit Adventure and Fitness Boxing, Pocket want a slice of the action with FiNC HOME FiT, a new rhythm based fitness game based on various martial arts techniques and movements, including those for Boxing, Karate, Muay Thai, and Kung Fu.
MAD RAT DEAD
Nippon Ichi Software / ¥7,678
Mad Rat Dead gets a second chance at life and he has been granted the opportunity to redo his last day on Earth. Jump, dash, and smash to the rhythm in this music-based action platform game from Nippon Ichi Software. You can also try before you buy with the demo available now!
Shantae and the Seven Sirens
Oizumi Amuzio / ¥5,480
Shantae is back in an all-new tropical adventure where she gains new Fusion Magic abilities to explore a vast sunken city, makes new Half-Genie friends, and battles the Seven Sirens in her biggest, most thrilling quest yet, and the fifth game in the popular Shantae action platform series!
Taisho×Alice HEADS & TAILS
Prototype / ¥5,000
Heads & Tails is a fan disc of the original Taisho×Alice visual novel game adding two new stories not found in the game’s original release, the added content from the bonus drama CD of a previous port, an after-story, the “Gakuen Alice” story, plus much more bonus content.
Also releasing this week
|Aikano～Yukizora no Triangle～||Entergram||¥3,080|
|Arcade Archives 64th Street||Hamster||¥823|
|Asonde Poker ga Tsuyokunaru！Texas Hold ‘em||SilverStar Japan||¥2,200|
|Bokura no Houkago Asobi||SAT-BOX||¥1,650|
|Clash Force||Ratalaika Games||¥500|
|Crazy Zen Mini Golf||Onteca||¥1,366|
|Crimzon Clover – World EXplosion||Degica||¥1,980|
|G-MODE Archives 22 Glory of Heracles 3||G-mode||¥500|
|KAMEN RIDER memory of heroez Premium Sound Edition||Bandai Namco Entertainment||¥12,980|
|Metaverse Keeper||CIRCLE Ent.||¥1,500|
|Monster Jam Steel Titans||THQ Nordic Japan||¥4,860|
|Tonari ni Kanojo no Iru Shiawase～Curious Queen～||Entergram||¥2,750|
|Toshokan Ⅱ SW·Meisaku １００-sen＋α||Dorasu||¥800|
|Youtubers Life OMG||Raiser Games||¥3,500|
|Yuppie Psycho: Executive Edition||Another Indie Studio||¥1,790|
Select titles newly added to the coming soon section of the Japanese Switch eShop include the pictured Ouchi de Rilakkuma: Rilakkuma ga Ouchi ni Yattekita which is priced at ¥6,380 and releases on November 5th. Also releasing on Guy Fawkes Night is Kangokutou Mary Skelter Finale which is priced at ¥8,030 and Shadowverse Champions Battle which is ¥6,578. Unfortunately none of the three titles have English language support. All upcoming Japanese Switch releases are listed here.
Playable demos which released last week included the pictured Kirby Fighters 2 from Nintendo, Vitamin Collection from WayForward, and WHAT THE GOLF? from (Triband Productions. This week’s demos are Bokura no Houkago Asobi from SAT-BOX and Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity from Koei Tecmo Games.
The sole highlight of new DLC this week is for Ninjala with the “Ninjala Story Pack: Chapter Two” with another top-secret ninja mission in the game’s single-player Story Mode. The final stage features a thrilling battle against a giant robot that will test your ninja skills to the max! The pack can be yours for ¥1,100, with the first pack currently 90& off (¥110).
This week’s sale highlights include the excellent JRPG OCTOPATH TRAVELER at half-price (¥3,740) making it the best time to buy. The Japanese release also includes English support. Also at half-price (¥3,839) and having English support is Diablo III Eternal Collection. Finally, A Magical High School Girl is a steal at 90% off (¥150) which is reflected in the current rankings below. Visit this page for a full list of every game on sale.
- Pikmin 3 Deluxe (Nintendo)
- A Magical High School Girl (Sekai Games)
- Animal Crossing: New Horizons (Nintendo)
- Human: Fall Flat (Teyon Japan)
- Super Mario 3D All-Stars (Nintendo)
- OCTOPATH TRAVELER (Square-Enix)
- Return of the Obra Dinn (3909)
- Super Smash Bros. Ultimate (Nintendo)
- Minecraft (Mojang/Microsoft Japan)
- Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo)