This week for Nintendo system releases we see both a mixture of retail & digital eShop games. Both the Wii U and Nintendo Switch have new games available. Unfortunately the Nintendo 3DS is going without anything new this week, a rarity for the aging handheld. In total there are 5 new games releasing, with Puyo Puyo Tetris releasing in 2 forms, both as a eShop download and a physical retail game. Also as a note, Puyo Puyo Tetris released on April 25th, but is being included in our list because it released this week. See a brief description for each game releasing
Releasing on the Nintendo Switch eShop April 27th, 2017
ACA NEOGEO OVER TOP
Description: A reproduced NEOGEO game for the Nintendo Switch. ACA NEOGEO OVER TOP offers fast paced racing through a variety of urban and rural environments. A variety of arcade settings allows for a custom experience.
Developer: SNK CORPORATION with the Arcade Archives Series Produced by HAMSTER Co.
Genre: Arcade Style Racing
Description: Based on the Japanese Shinto beliefs, KAMIKO offers top-down Zelda style action within stages designed around magically sealed Torii gates. Every stage contains a boss which can only be accessed once the player breaks all the Torii gate seals.
Genre: Action, Arcade
Released on the Nintendo Switch eShop & Retail April 25th, 2017
Puyo Puyo Tetris (Retail Version)
Description: Puyo Puyo Tetris includes a fusion of two of the world’s most popular puzzle games, Tetris and Puyo Puyo. Both versions include the same content, which even includes both an online and local multiplayer modes. New original modes like Fusion, Swap, Party, Big Bang and more. The retail (physical version) is only $10 more than the Nintendo eShop version.
Genre: Puzzle, Party
Puyo Puyo Tetris (eShop Digital Version)
Description: The same as the retail version which has the description above. Just keep in mind you can save $10 by opting for the eShop version, but it will require substantial space from your Switch’s memory.
Genre: Puzzle, Party
Releasing on the Wii U eShop April 27th, 2017
Absolutely Unstoppable MineRun
Description: A special auto-runner that supports 1 – 5 players. Lava rises as the player uses careful jumps to reach to top of the level for safety. Priced low, Absolutely Unstoppable MineRun may be worth a try.
Developer: Shy Egg
Genre: Multiplayer Platformer, Action
Use Your Words
Description : Guess what? The Wii U has a new ‘M’ rated game, and it costs $14.99. Sporting a variety of play modes, Use Your Words hopes to provide hours of fun at your next party or get together. There is an included Family Mode filter included, which may help sensor out uncomfortable answers and outcomes. The main theme of Use Your Words is to answer mini-game questions and questionnaires by coming up with the funniest answers possible. Use Your Words supports 3 – 6 players.
Developer: Smiling Buddha Games, LLC
Genre: Multiplayer Only Party Game
That’s it for this weeks releases. Check back next week for the latest eShop game release info for Nintendo Switch, Wii U and Nintendo 3DS.