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Download update revealed for May 11, 2017 in Europe

Published by Jack Taylor     May 11, 2017     15:35 UTC

Minecraft leads the charge on Nintendo Switch this week, while a Dark Witch spinoff and NBA Playgrounds also launch, with Elliot Quest coming to Nintendo 3DS.

Nintendo Switch

Dark Witch Music Episode: Rudymical (Flyhigh Works; 11 May; £6.99/€8.00)
The popular spin off from Dark Witch Story is now available on Nintendo Switch! Play the 1 player story mode and defeat all the bosses! Play the VS mode to battle against your friends, and the co-op mode to cooperate!

Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition (Mojang; 12 May; £19.99/€29.99)
Minecraft is a game about placing blocks and going on adventures. Explore randomly-generated worlds and build amazing things from the simplest of homes to the grandest of castles. Play in Creative Mode with unlimited resources or mine deep into the world in survival mode, crafting weapons and armour to fend off the dangerous mobs. Craft, create, and explore alone, or with up to four players in split-screen and up to eight online.

NBA Playground (Saber Int.; 9 May; £17.99/€19.99)
Classic NBA arcade action is back! Take your game to the playground and beat the best in high-flying 2-on-2 basketball action. Practice your skills, play with up to three others on your Nintendo Switch and use your talents to posterize your opponents with acrobatic jams and ridiculous displays of skill. Collect your favourite players from a massive roster of current and retired NBA superstars from every team. Travel to playgrounds across the globe to compete in matches against the very best with your massive arsenal of dunks and moves.

Classic games on Nintendo Switch

Garou: Mark of the Wolves (ACA Neo Geo - Hamster; 11 May; £6.29/€6.99)
Garou: Mark of the Wolves is a fighting game released by SNK in 1999. The son of Geese Howard, Rock Howard, who has been raised by Terry Bogard, is the main character in this first episode of a new generation in the Fatal Fury series. Numerous new game mechanics such as the Breaking feature have been introduced in this acclaimed fighting masterpiece resulting in a game with a variety of deep strategies available to players.

Add-on content on Nintendo Switch

Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition (Mojang; content launches 12 May)
Builder's Pack - £12.79/€16.99
Biome Settlers Skin Pack 1 - £1.59/€1.99
Campfire Tales Skin Pack - £1.59/€1.99
Candy Texture Pack - £2.39/€2.99
Cartoon Texture Pack - £2.39/€2.99
Chinese Mythology Mash-up Pack - £4.79/€5.99
Festive Skin Pack - £1.59/€1.99
Greek Mythology Mash-up Pack - £4.79/€5.99
Halloween Mash-up Pack - £4.79/€5.99
Pattern Texture Pack - £2.39/€2.99
Plastic Texture Pack - £2.39/€2.99
Redstone Specialists Skin Pack - £1.59/€1.99
Steampunk Texture Pack - £2.39/€2.99

Nintendo 3DS

Elliot Quest (PlayEveryWare; 11 May; £13.49/€14.99)
Elliot can't die - but he's still running out of time. In Elliot Quest, the victim of a rare curse must find a cure before he's transformed into a demon. After Elliot's wife disappears, he falls sick and attempts to take his own life – only to discovers that he can't die. Plagued by nightmares and growing weaker by the day, Elliot seeks out a local Sage, who tells him that he's the victim of a rare curse. A demon called a Satar is slowly consuming Elliot's vitality. If Elliot can't find a cure to the curse before it's too late, he will become a Satar. His only hope is to ask for the help of one of the island's Guardians, who have kept the Satar from taking over Urele. [Owners of the Wii U version can download this for £9.99 or €10.99 until 31 May.]

Pixel Hunter (New 3DS - Lemondo Games; 11 May; £2.69/€2.99)
Pixel Hunter is a 3D side-scroller game, designed in Voxel and 8Bit style. The game is about a hunter, whose weapons were stolen by different animals. His only thought is to return them all. During your trip you’ll meet with different enemies like: animals, birds, amphibians and fishes. By the end of each level you have to fight with Boss, which will return you the stolen weapon.

Triple Breakout (New 3DS - nuGame; 11 May; £4.99/€4.99)
Triple Breakout is a breakout game which combines game mechanics from a traditional breakout game and a pong game. Play against the computer opponent or play solo mode while aiming for a high score.

Add-on content on Nintendo 3DS

Pic-a-Pix Colour (Lightwood Games; content launches 11 May)
Small Puzzles 4 - £1.99/€1.99
Mixed Puzzles 4 - £1.99/€1.99
Large Puzzles 4 - £1.99/€1.99

Special offers on Nintendo 3DS

10-in-1: Arcade Collection (Gamelion) - €0.99/£0.89/CHF 1.40 until 25 May
Aqua Moto Racing 3D (Zordix AB) - €5.99/£5.39/CHF 8.39 until 18 May
Art of Balance TOUCH! (Shin'en Multimedia) - €5.20/£4.70/CHF 7.35 until 1 June
Chronus Arc (Kemco) - €4.99/£4.50/CHF 7.00 until 25 May
Crazy Kangaroo (Gamelion) - €0.99/£0.94/CHF 1.49 until 25 May
Football Up Online (EnjoyUp Games) - €1.99/£1.79/CHF 2.80 until 8 June
Hazumi (Gamelion) - €1.34/£0.99/CHF 1.49 until 25 May
Justice Chronicles (Kemco) - €6.99/£6.29/CHF 9.80 until 25 May
League of Heroes (Gamelion) - €1.99/£1.79/CHF 2.80 until 25 May
Mega Man Legacy Collection (Capcom) - €5.99/£4.79/CHF 7.36 until 25 May
Monster Shooter (Gamelion) - €2.00/£1.60/CHF 2.50 until 25 May
Mutant Mudds (Atooi) - €2.24/£2.02/CHF 3.15 until 1 June
Mutant Mudds Super Challenge (Atooi) - €2.49/£2.24/CHF 3.50 until 1 June
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies (Capcom) - €7.99/£6.39/CHF 10.20 until 25 May
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Spirit of Justice (Capcom) - €14.99/£12.49/CHF 19.45 until 25 May
Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy (Capcom) - €11.99/£9.99/CHF 15.56 until 25 May
Pick-A-Gem (Gamelion) - €1.49/£1.39/CHF 2.10 until 25 May
PIX3D (Gamelion) - €1.99/£1.79/CHF 2.80 until 25 May
Rage of the Gladiator (Gamelion) - €3.49/£3.14/CHF 4.90 until 25 May
Resident Evil Revelations (Capcom) - €6.99/£5.82/CHF 9.06 until 25 May
Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D (Capcom) - €3.99/£3.59/CHF 5.60 until 25 May
SpeedX 3D (Gamelion) - €1.49/£1.34/CHF 2.10 until 25 May
SpeedX 3D Hyper Edition (Gamelion) - €0.99/£0.89/CHF 1.40 until 25 May
Super Street Fighter IV 3D Edition (Capcom) - €4.99/£4.49/CHF 7.00 until 25 May
Xeodrifter (Atooi) - €2.24/£1.99/CHF 3.15 until 1 June

Wii U

WinKings (Lemondo Games; 11 May; £8.99/€9.99)
WinKings is a 1-4 player 2D platformer game which throws you in a fantasy Vikings era. Different and unique worlds, characters, enemies and weapons makes gameplay even engaging.

Add-on content on Wii U

Pic-a-Pix Colour (Lightwood Games; content launches 11 May)
Small Puzzles 4 - £1.99/€1.99
Mixed Puzzles 4 - £1.99/€1.99
Large Puzzles 4 - £1.99/€1.99

Special offers on Wii U

99Seconds (EnjoyUp Games) - €1.24/£1.14/CHF 1.75 until 8 June
Breakout Defense (nuGame) - €3.50/£3.50/CHF 5.00 until 8 June
Darts Up (EnjoyUp Games) - €1.24/£1.14/CHF 1.75 until 8 June
DuckTales: Remastered (Capcom) - €4.99/£3.95/CHF 6.93 until 25 May
Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara (Capcom) - €3.99/£3.23/CHF 5.67 until 25 May
Maze Break (nuGame) - €3.50/£3.50/CHF 5.00 until 8 June
Mutant Mudds Super Challenge (Atooi) - €2.49/£2.24/CHF 3.50 until 1 June
Resident Evil Revelations (Capcom) - €5.99/£4.79/CHF 7.08 until 25 May
Rock 'N Racing Off Road (EnjoyUp Games) - €2.99/£2.69/CHF 4.20 until 8 June

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