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Download update revealed for April 6, 2017 in Europe

Published by Jack Taylor     April 6, 2017     15:01 UTC

LEGO City Undercover comes to Nintendo Switch this week, while Fire Emblem content on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS goes on sale ahead of the release of Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia.

Nintendo Switch

Alpha Mission II (ACA Neo Geo - Hamster; 6 April; £6.29/€6.99)
Alpha Mission II is a shooting game released by SNK in 1991. The game is a fan-favourite in the genre, and features unique gameplay allowing players to collect and upgrade armour power-ups and switch them out on the fly. This second entry in the series adds a wealth of new flashy armour power-ups, expanding on the tactical and exciting gameplay the series is known for.

Graceful Explosion Machine (Vertex Pop; 6 April; £9.99/€12.99)
Skillfully pilot the Graceful Explosion Machine, a fighter ship armed with a ludicrously overpowered quad-weapon array! Lost in deep space, you'll shoot, dash and combo your way through jewel-hued alien worlds, fighting crystalline enemies to find a way home.

Has-Been Heroes (Frozenbyte; 4 April; £19.99/€24.99)
Embark on an epic journey with the Has-Been Heroes, a group of legendary champions once celebrated throughout the kingdom - almost forgotten until the King has one more quest, the most epic of them all: TO TAKE THE TWIN PRINCESSES TO SCHOOL!

LEGO City Undercover (Warner Bros.; 7 April; £49.99/€59.99)
Join the Chase! In LEGO City Undercover, play as Chase McCain, a police officer who's been tasked with going undercover to hunt down the notorious – and recently escaped – criminal Rex Fury and putting an end to his city-wide crime wave. With two-player co-op, friends can explore the sprawling open-world metropolis that is LEGO City, with more than 20 unique districts to investigate, car thieves to bust, hilarious movie references to discover, vehicles to drive, and hundreds of collectibles. LEGO City Undercover brings together witty, original storytelling with signature LEGO humour to create a fun-filled experience for players of all ages to enjoy.

Demos on Nintendo Switch

Just Dance 2017 (Ubisoft; 4 April; free demo)
Just Dance 2017 is more fun to play than ever! Grab your friends and family and start dancing anytime, anywhere, with anyone on Nintendo Switch. Get ready for a crazy music experience with pop megahits, insane J-pop tracks and classic rock songs.

Nintendo 3DS

Dragon Sinker (Kemco; 6 April; £8.99/€9.99)
Join forces with elves and dwarves, and slay the evil dragon, Wyrmvarg in a retro-style fantasy RPG! Set out in search of the legendary weapons to free the world from the rule of Wyrmvarg!

Yo-kai Watch 2: Bony Spirits and Fleshy Souls (Nintendo; 7 April; £34.99/€39.99)
A sinister force has sparked a war between two Yo-kai factions, Bony Spirits and Fleshy Souls, causing chaos throughout the world. Befriend more than 350 new and returning Yo-kai, each with unique personalities, and team up with the heroic cat Yo-kai Hovernyan to travel back in time and save Springdale! [If you purchase the downloadable version of Bony Spirits, you can get a special in-game item that lets you encounter Robonyan F in the game and have a chance to befriend him! If you purchase the downloadable version of Fleshy Souls, you can get a special in-game item that lets you encounter Sailornyan in the game and have a chance to befriend her!]

Demos on Nintendo 3DS

Fairune 2 (Circle Ent.; 6 April; free download)
Fairune 2 is a fantasy puzzle-solving adventure RPG. Which has you explore the map by solving puzzles, tricks and beating monsters. You are requested by the mysterious book that can say where to find the lost fairy. In this adventure, you encounter the wonderful girl that may lead you to the truth of the world.

Pic-a-Pix Colour (Lightwood Games; 6 April; free download)
Pic-a-Pix are exciting logic puzzles that form whimsical pixel-art pictures when solved. Challenging, deductive and artistic, this original Japanese invention offers the ultimate mix of logic, art and fun while providing solvers with many hours of mentally stimulating entertainment. Pic-a-Pix are sometimes known by other names, such as Picross, Nonogram, Paint by Numbers, Griddlers, Hanjie and many more. Pic-a-Pix Colour adds a new dimension to this popular puzzle by using coloured clues to indicate which colour each block should be painted. The new rules add a unique twist to the game’s logic and the puzzles produce beautiful, colourful pixel art.

Themes on Nintendo 3DS

Yo-kai Watch: Hovernyan (Nintendo) - £1.79/€1.99 from 7 April
Yo-kai Watch: Kyubi & Venoct (Nintendo) - £1.79/€1.99 from 7 April

Special offers on Nintendo 3DS

Fire Emblem Awakening (Nintendo) - £27.99/€31.49 until 20 April
Fire Emblem Fates (Nintendo) - £27.99/€31.49 until 20 April

3D MahJongg (Joindots) - €3.99/£3.59/CHF 3.99 until 20 April
Collide-a-Ball (Starsign) - €1.49/£1.49/CHF 2.10 until 27 April
Escape from Zombie City (Tom Create) - €1.49/£1.34/CHF 2.10 until 27 April
Gardenscapes (Joindots) - €6.39/£4.79/CHF 6.39 until 20 April
Johnny's Payday Panic (Office Create) - €1.99/£1.49/CHF 2.00 until 20 April
Murder on the Titanic (Joindots) - €3.99/£2.99/CHF 3.99 until 20 April
Ninja Battle Heroes (Tom Create) - €0.99/£0.89/CHF 1.40 until 27 April
Ping Pong Trick Shot (Starsign) - €1.49/£1.49/CHF 2.10 until 27 April
Runny Egg (Tom Create) - €0.99/£0.89/CHF 1.40 until 27 April
Safari Quest (Joindots) - €3.49/£2.49/CHF 3.49 until 20 April
Smash Cat Heroes  (Tom Create) - €1.24/£0.99/CHF 1.75 until 27 April

Fire Emblem Awakening (Nintendo) - add-on content sales
Champions of Yore 1 - €1.39/£1.25/CHF 1.96 until 20 April
Champions of Yore 2 - €1.39/£1.25/CHF 1.96 until 20 April
Champions of Yore 3 - €1.39/£1.25/CHF 1.96 until 20 April
Champions Pack - €3.49/£3.14/CHF 4.90 until 20 April
EXPonential Growth - €1.74/£1.60/CHF 2.45 until 20 April
Future Past Pack - €4.19/£3.77/CHF 5.80 until 20 April
Golden Pack - €4.19/£3.77/CHF 5.80 until 20 April
Harvest Scramble - €1.74/£1.60/CHF 2.45 until 20 April
Hot-Spring Scramble - €1.74/£1.60/CHF 2.45 until 20 April
Infinite Regalia - €1.74/£1.60/CHF 2.45 until 20 April
Scramble Pack - €4.19/£3.77/CHF 5.80 until 20 April
Summer Scramble - €1.74/£1.60/CHF 2.45 until 20 April
The Golden Gaffe - €1.74/£1.60/CHF 2.45 until 20 April
Apotheosis - €1.39/£1.25/CHF 1.96 until 20 April
Challenge Pack - €4.19/£3.77/CHF 5.80 until 20 April
Death's Embrace - €1.74/£1.60/CHF 2.45 until 20 April
Five-Anna Firefight - €1.74/£1.60/CHF 2.45 until 20 April
Lost Bloodlines 1 - €1.74/£1.60/CHF 2.45 until 20 April
Lost Bloodlines 2 - €1.74/£1.60/CHF 2.45 until 20 April
Lost Bloodlines 3 - €1.74/£1.60/CHF 2.45 until 20 April
Lost Bloodlines Pack - €4.19/£3.77/CHF 5.80 until 20 April
Rogues & Redeemers 1 - €1.74/£1.60/CHF 2.45 until 20 April
Rogues & Redeemers 2 - €1.74/£1.60/CHF 2.45 until 20 April
Rogues & Redeemers 3 - €1.74/£1.60/CHF 2.45 until 20 April
Rogues Pack - €4.19/£3.77/CHF 5.80 until 20 April
Roster Rescue - €1.74/£1.60/CHF 2.45 until 20 April
Smash Brethren 1 - €1.74/£1.60/CHF 2.45 until 20 April
Smash Brethren 2 - €1.74/£1.60/CHF 2.45 until 20 April
Smash Brethren 3 - €1.74/£1.60/CHF 2.45 until 20 April
Smash Pack - €4.19/£3.77/CHF 5.80 until 20 April
The Future Past 1 - €1.74/£1.60/CHF 2.45 until 20 April
The Future Past 2 - €1.74/£1.60/CHF 2.45 until 20 April
The Future Past 3 - €1.74/£1.60/CHF 2.45 until 20 April

Fire Emblem Fates (Nintendo) - add-on content sales
Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright - €13.99/£12.59/CHF 19.60 until 20 April
Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest - €13.99/£12.59/CHF 19.60 until 20 April
Fire Emblem Fates: Revelation - €13.99/£12.59/CHF 19.60 until 20 April
Map Pack 1 - €12.59/£11.30/CHF 17.60 until 20 April
Map Pack 2 - €5.59/£5.03/CHF 7.84 until 20 April
Map 2 Boo Camp - €1.74/£1.60/CHF 2.45 until 20 April
Map 3 Beach Brawl - €1.74/£1.60/CHF 2.45 until 20 April
Map 4 Ghostly Gold - €1.74/£1.60/CHF 2.45 until 20 April
Map 5 Museum Melee - €1.74/£1.60/CHF 2.45 until 20 April
Map 6 Royal Royale - €1.74/£1.60/CHF 2.45 until 20 April
Map 7 Hidden Truths 1 + 2 - €3.14/£2.86/CHF 4.40 until 20 April
Map 8 Vanguard Dawn - €1.39/£1.25/CHF 1.96 until 20 April
Map 9 Anna on the Run - €1.39/£1.25/CHF 1.96 until 20 April
Map 10 Ballistician Blitz - €1.39/£1.25/CHF 1.96 until 20 April
Map 12 Witches' Trial - €1.39/£1.25/CHF 1.96 until 20 April
I: In Endless Dreams - €0.34/£0.34/CHF 0.49 until 20 April
II: Realms Collide - €1.39/£1.25/CHF 1.96 until 20 April
III: The Changing Tide - €1.39/£1.25/CHF 1.96 until 20 April
IV: Light's Sacrifice - €1.39/£1.25/CHF 1.96 until 20 April
V: Endless Dawn - €1.39/£1.25/CHF 1.96 until 20 April
End: Lost in the Waves - €1.39/£1.25/CHF 1.96 until 20 April

Nintendo 3DS HOME Menu Theme sales

Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright (Nintendo) - £1.25/€1.39 until 20 April
Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest (Nintendo) - £1.25/€1.39 until 20 April
Fire Emblem Fates: The Men (Nintendo) - £1.25/€1.39 until 20 April
Fire Emblem Fates: The Women (Nintendo) - £1.25/€1.39 until 20 April
Fire Emblem Fates: Two Kingdoms (Nintendo) - £1.25/€1.39 until 20 April

Wii U

Y.A.S.G. (LSA Games; 6 April; £1.79/€1.99)
Defend your planet! Y.A.S.G is an old-school arcade shooter, where your goal is to defend your planet from danger. Shoot enemy ships and asteroids that wish to destroy your home. But be aware that some of them can fight back. If your home is destroyed, it's game over. Get as many points as possible. Beat your records. You can always ask a friend to join you - double the player, double the fun!

Classic games on Wii U

World Sports Competition (TurboGrafx - Konami; 6 April; £5.39/€5.99)
Play through a total of 18 Olympic events in this action/sports title. Players compete in six categories of events that include shooting, archery, rowing, swimming and track and field. The game features Olympics mode, where you play all the events over the course of a few days, and Training mode, where you can choose individual events to play. After practicing in Training mode, go for the gold in Olympics mode and break world records. Depending on your play time and ability, you can enjoy the game a number of different ways. Gather friends and play in competitions with up to five players to get even more out of this great game.

Demos on Wii U

Pic-a-Pix Colour (Lightwood Games; 6 April; free download)
Pic-a-Pix are exciting logic puzzles that form whimsical pixel-art pictures when solved. Challenging, deductive and artistic, this original Japanese invention offers the ultimate mix of logic, art and fun while providing solvers with many hours of mentally stimulating entertainment. Pic-a-Pix are sometimes known by other names, such as Picross, Nonogram, Paint by Numbers, Griddlers, Hanjie and many more. Pic-a-Pix Colour adds a new dimension to this popular puzzle by using coloured clues to indicate which colour each block should be painted. The new rules add a unique twist to the game’s logic and the puzzles produce beautiful, colourful pixel art.

Special offers on Wii U

Fire Emblem (Nintendo) - £4.40/€4.80 until 20 April
Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon (Nintendo) - £6.29/€6.99 until 20 April
Fire Emblem: The Sacred Stones (Nintendo) - £4.40/€4.89 until 20 April

Blok Drop U (RCMADIAX) - €0.50/£0.43/CHF 0.67 until 4 May
Blok Drop X Twisted Fusion (RCMADIAX) - €1.01/£0.91/CHF 1.42 until 4 May
Dracula's Legacy (Joindots) - €5.59/£4.19/CHF 5.59 until 20 April
Grand Prix Rock 'N Racing (EnjoyUp Games) - €3.99/£3.59/CHF 5.60 until 4 May
Jones on Fire (Joindots) - €2.99/£2.29/CHF 2.99 until 20 April
Queen's Garden (Joindots) - €3.49/£2.74/CHF 3.49 until 20 April
Tabletop Gallery (RCMADIAX) - €1.01/£0.91/CHF 1.42 until 4 May
VoxelMaker (Nostatic Software) - €4.39/£3.59/CHF 4.39 until 13 April

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