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Download update revealed for May 4, 2017 in Europe

Published by Jack Taylor     May 4, 2017     16:30 UTC

TumbleSeed and a Blaster Master Zero demo lead the charge on Nintendo Switch, while a free voice pack for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild launches as add-on content on Wii U.

Nintendo Switch

Blazing Star (ACA Neo Geo - Hamster; 4 May; £6.29/€6.99)
Blazing Star is a shooting game released by SNK in 1998. Your mission is to take on the sinister AI Brawshella that is the main culprit behind an army of deadly biological weapons. You have 6 different ships at your disposal for this task. The game features classic high score gameplay with higher points awarded when players land successful charge shots to chain multiple enemies.

TumbleSeed (aeiowu; 2 May; £11.99/€13.99)
TumbleSeed is a deceptively deep roguelike about balancing a seed up a dangerous and ever-changing mountain. Avoid holes and defeat corrupted creatures in this dual-stick action adventure. Along your perilous trek you'll be forced to strategize, grow powerful with upgrades, and master the art of rolling to avoid the mountain's many dangers.

Add-on content on Nintendo Switch

Blaster Master Zero (Inti Creates; content launches 4 May)
EX Character: Gunvolt - £1.79/€1.99 - free until 18 May

Demos on Nintendo Switch

Blaster Master Zero (Inti Creates; 4 May; free download)
Blaster Master Zero is an action-exploration game done in an 8-bit top-down & side-view style that hearkens back to the golden age of the NES. Using the original 1988 NES title "Blaster Master" from Sunsoft as a base, Blaster Master Zero has many new additions, such as new areas and bosses, new gameplay elements such as extra sub-weapons, improved gameplay, a more robust scenario, refined and expanded exploration mechanics, and more. In the near future on Earth, a young man named Jason Frudnick boards the battle vehicle SOPHIA III and sets off on an adventure in the subterranean depths of the planet.

Nintendo 3DS

Add-on content on Nintendo 3DS

Blaster Master Zero (Inti Creates; content launches 4 May)
EX Character: Gunvolt - £1.79/€1.99 - free until 18 May

Demos on Nintendo 3DS

Parascientific Escape: Cruise in the Distant Seas (Circle Ent.; 4 May; free download)
Hitomi Akeneno is a 16 year old high school student with a little secret - she has not one, but two psychic powers.After receiving an invitation, she boards a luxury cruise ship with her friend, Chisono Shio. As soon as she enters a suite room, a loud explosion sounds…and she finds herself stuck,unable to get out. Is this an accident? Or something far more sinister…? The only way to find out is to escape, with the help of her powers.

Wii U

Citadale: The Legends Trilogy (Nitrolic Games; 4 May; £7.25/€8.49)
Citadale - The Legends Trilogy includes all three chapters of Citadale. The story is continued to tell the story of Sonja Dorleac on her quest. Many levels to conquer, many hidden gems to find. If you liked the original Citadale, you'll love the trilogy!

Fifteen (RCMADIAX; 4 May; £1.39/€1.49)
In Fifteen you must rearrange the blocks to display in order of 1 to 15. Using the touchscreen you can manipulate the position of each block to accomplish the objective. Beginning order of the blocks is random and adds to the endless challenge!

Triple Breakout (nuGame; 4 May; £4.99/€4.99)
Triple Breakout is a breakout game for one or two players combining game mechanics from a traditional breakout game and a pong game. Play against the computer opponent aiming for a high score, compete against a friend or play solo mode.

Add-on content on Wii U

Pic-a-Pix Colour (Lightwood Games; content launches 4 May)
Giant Puzzles 2 - £2.99/€2.99

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Nintendo; content launches 2 May)
Voice Pack - free download

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