Nintendo Download: The Galaxy is NOT at Peace…

This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
    • Metroid: Samus Returns – Explore a hostile alien planet as legendary bounty hunter Samus Aran. Her mission? Terminate the Metroid menace in a masterful reimagining of her 1991 Game Boy adventure. This intense, side-scrolling action platformer revitalizes classic gameplay with stunning 3D visuals and a wide range of new content sure to please both new and veteran players. The Metroid: Samus Returns game will be available on Sept. 15.
    • Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS EditionFans of Minecraft will have another way to play the hit creation game when it comes to New Nintendo 3DS systems. This portable version of the game comes with Survival and Creative modes, five skin packs and two texture packs. Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition is available now in Nintendo eShop. The packaged version will launch at a later date.
    Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
    • NBA 2K18 – The highest-rated annual sports game of this console generation comes to Nintendo Switch. Test your skills against friends* or RUN THE NEIGHBORHOOD with your MyPLAYER on the Road to 99. NBA 2K18 will be available in Nintendo eShop on Sept. 15 and in stores on Oct. 17.

    Nintendo eShop sales:

    • Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS

      Activities:

      • YO-KAI WATCH 2: Oni Evolution Update (Version 2.0): Anyone that owns the YO-KAI WATCH 2: Bony Spirits or YO-KAI WATCH 2: Fleshy Souls games can download a free “Oni Evolution” software update starting today. It adds the Yo-kai Watch Psychic Blasters mode with additional bosses to battle against, the chance to befriend new Yo-kai and more fun features. This update also allows players the ability to transfer save data from the YO-KAI WATCH 2: Bony Spirits and YO-KAI WATCH 2: Fleshy Souls games to YO-KAI WATCH 2: Psychic Specters, which launches on Sept. 29.

      Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:

      • New themes this week include:
        • Metroid: Samus Returns Samus Aran

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Estarz and NRG eSports Announce Partnership to Release First Pro Coaching Course for Rocket League

BOSTON/PRNewswire/ — Estarz, an eSports learning platform, today announced a new, exclusive partnership with NRG Esports and their top ranked Rocket League team to release the first professional coaching courses for Rocket League.  As the exclusive coaching partner for NRG Esports Rocket League, Estarz is the sole destination where competitive gamers can get training, watch lessons by the team and directly engage with NRG Esports Rocket League players. read more

Nintendo Details a Massive Lineup of Games Coming to Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS

Dozens of new First- and Third-Party Games Highlighted in Nintendo Direct Video

The next few months for Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS owners are going to be overflowing with a wide variety of first- and third-party games in wildly different genres. Or, to put in another way, the future for Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS owners is looking quite awesome. During a Nintendo Direct video presentation, Nintendo provided details for more than 40 games launching for Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems over the next several months. read more

BEN 10 Video Game Launching Globally this Fall on Console and PC

U&I Entertainment, LLC Named Outright Games’ U.S. Distributor for Video Game Based on

Ben 10 Franchise; Adventure Time to Follow in 2018

London – Sept. 12, 2017 – London-based publisher Outright Games is pleased to announce its latest title, based on top-grossing global franchise Ben 10, is coming to U.S. gamers this Fall. The Ben 10 game is inspired by the new hit series from Cartoon Network, and will bring an exciting new adventure into the incredible universe where some of Ben’s most infamous villains await. Players will discover and unlock 10 alien transformations to aid Ben in saving the galaxy. Ben 10 is slated for release on November 14, 2017 for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. read more

SEMISPHERES Meditative Parallel Puzzle Game Heading to Nintendo Switch Sept. 14

Reunite Two Worlds in Vivid Helix’s Contemplative Dual Reality Puzzler

Calgary, Canada – Indie studio Vivid Helix announced that Semispheres, its meditative parallel puzzle game, will launch on the eShop for Nintendo Switch on September 14th in North America and Europe. Semispheres is a beautiful, 2D puzzle game, with a gorgeous, synth-led soundtrack by Sid Barnhoorn, composer of Antichamber and The Stanley Parable, that places dual realities at the heart of its challenge. Featuring a bichromatic art style comprised of warm blues and oranges, it’s a game that seeks to reunite two parallel worlds. read more

LEGO Worlds Review for Nintendo Switch

LEGO Worlds is the latest LEGO sandbox game developed by British studio Traveller’s Tales, and this time, has made its way to the Nintendo Switch. It strays away from its predecessors, however, by focusing on the mechanics of creation rather than the story. Widely heralded as a new competitor to Minecraft, LEGO Worlds allows players to construct impressive structures brick by brick, or instead use predefined ones if they so desire to save time. read more