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Download update revealed for August 3, 2017 in Europe

Published by Jack Taylor     August 3, 2017     19:30 UTC

Retro City Rampage DX hits Nintendo Switch alongside discounts for TumbleSeed and I am Setsuna, while Shovel Knight makes his way to Blaster Master Zero as add-on content.

Nintendo Switch

Gunbarich (Zerodiv; 3 August; £5.99/€6.99)
Gunbarich launched in arcades in 2001. It is a new game with elements of puzzle and shooting in the late works of the Japanese brand Psikyo. In Japan's amusement arcade, there is always one popular game.

Puzzle Adventure Blockle (Intense; 3 August; £5.99/€6.29)
Rotate the world to find a path to the goal in this rotating puzzle game! Go on an adventure to the mysterious Wonder Labyrinth with Kulu, just a regular Kat trying to find his way and the beautiful Arika who has lost her memory! Rotate the world, avoid obstacles, climb steps, and make use of various features to clear each stage. The journey to Wonder Labyrinth will take you through many various worlds with changing environments such as the Icicle Palace and Flame Mountain. Visit each of the worlds with their own features and obstacles and overcome the challenges of each one as you strive to obtain each of the 7 world stones.

Retro City Rampage DX (Vblank; 3 August; £12.99/€14.99)
Retro City Rampage reimagines the open world crime genre like it's 1989. Jump on civilians for coins - then steal their car and outrun the law! Explore the city and complete missions, or just go on a rampage with your weapons, power-ups and vehicles! This pop culture send-up includes a full Story Mode of open world adventure, plus Arcade Challenges for quick pick-up-and-play action. If that's not enough, it also packs an interactive city full of shops, minigames, customizations, collectibles, special guest stars, and more.

Slime-san (Fabraz; 3 August; £10.00/€11.99)
Slime-san was minding his own business, sliming around in a peaceful forest when suddenly… A giant worm appeared and gobbled him up! Now deep within the worm’s belly, Slime-san has to face a decision: Be digested by the incoming wall of stomach acid... Or jump, slide and slime his way through the worms intestines and back out its mouth!

Strikers 1945 (Zerodiv; 3 August; £5.99/€6.99)
A revolution broke out in the shooting game in 1995. The Japanese brand Psikyo introduced a new attack, spread bullets, not shooting before then, and the history of a new shooting game began. If you are a shooting fan, Psikyo shooting is revived! Shoot!

Use Your Words (Smiling Buddha Games; 3 August; £11.79/€13.09)
Grab a few friends and get ready to laugh. Use Your Words is the party game for funny people and their unfunny friends! Use Your Words is a game that invites players to respond to a variety of mini-games and prompts with the funniest answers they can think of! Players play using their phones and tablets as controllers, making game-play seamless and quick to pick up. Players who get stumped can use one of the hidden "House Answers" to lay a trap for their fellow players once it's time for everyone to vote for their favourite. Whether you're a total novice or a world-famous comedian, we guarantee hours of non-stop hilarity. So, grab a few friends and get ready to laugh along with Use Your Words!

Classic games on Nintendo Switch

Aero Fighters 2 (ACA Neo Geo - Hamster; 3 August; £6.29/€6.99)
Aero Fighters 2 is a vertical-scrolling shoot 'em up released in 1994 by Video System. A variety of unique pilots, including a pop singer and an aviation ninja, take place in dog fights at the speed of sound to save the world. Enjoy a story mode packed with multiple endings.

Add-on content on Nintendo Switch

Blaster Master Zero (Inti Creates; content launches 3 August)
EX Character: Shovel Knight - £1.79/€1.99 - free until 17 August

Special offers on Nintendo Switch

I am Setsuna (Square Enix) - €26.79/£20.09/CHF 26.73 until 10 August
TumbleSeed (aeiowu) - €9.37/£8.03/CHF 13.13 until 17 August

Nintendo 3DS

Add-on content on Nintendo 3DS

Blaster Master Zero (Inti Creates; content launches 3 August)
EX Character: Shovel Knight - £1.79/€1.99 - free until 17 August

Special offers on Nintendo 3DS

Aqua Moto Racing 3D (Zordix AB) - €5.99/£5.39/CHF 8.39 until 10 August
Brave Dungeon  (Inside System) - €3.99/£3.59/CHF 5.60 until 17 August
Crollors Game Pack (Nvriezen) - €0.99/£0.93/CHF 1.40 until 2 September
Double Breakout (nuGame) - €4.90/£4.20/CHF 7.00 until 31 August
PixelMaker (Nostatic Software) - €3.36/£2.99/CHF 3.29 until 10 August
Power Disc Slam (Chequered Cow Games) - €1.64/£1.49/CHF 2.09 until 17 August
Triple Breakout (nuGame) - €3.49/£3.49/CHF 4.19 until 31 August

Wii U

Flight of Light (Crystalline Green; 3 August; £7.00/€8.00)
Fly through fantastical forests in-time to the funky beat. Cruise round coral reefs to the sounds of chilled out tunes. Race past asteroid colonies powered by electronic music! Flight of Light is a rhythm game that cuts its own path through exotic, otherworldly landscapes. Leave a trail of stars and stream of colours in your wake as you collect points and speed boosts by moving in-time to the music.

Classic games on Wii U

Air Zonk (TurboGrafx-16 - Konami; 3 August; £5.39/€5.99)
Air Zonk is a spin-off of the popular Bonk series. This side-scrolling shooter retains the same cartoonish style of Bonk, but is set in a cyberpunk-esque future. The powered-up Zonk gathers his friends to form "Team Cool" and they set out to stop King Drool in his plan to conquer the world. Choose from 3 levels of difficulty and 3 types of Friend Modes. Shoot King Drool's cyber robots and avoid their fire while collecting the Air Bones to unleash a variety of attacks. Enjoy unique moves like combining with a friend to create an invincible hybrid form or blasting enemies with a charged attack! If you own this title on your Wii, perform a system transfer from your Wii to your Wii U to receive a special upgrade price.

Bonk 3: Bonk's Big Adventure (TurboGrafx-16 - Konami; 3 August; £5.39/€5.99)
The hard-headed hero is back for more side-scrolling action in the third instalment of the popular Bonk series. It’s up to Bonk once again to thwart the plans of the relentless, evil King Drool. There are 7 Rounds scattered throughout The Dinosaur Kingdom, each one filled with fun contraptions and comical enemies. Grab a Flower Copter or exchange 16 Smileys at the end of each Round to play up to 8 different Bonus Stages. You can change the size of Bonk by grabbing the new red or blue Candy items. Depending on the situation, you can change your size to bonk your way through a dead-end or to get a hard-to-reach item. If you own this title on your Wii, perform a system transfer from your Wii to your Wii U to receive a special upgrade price.

Special offers on Wii U

Absolutely Unstoppable MineRun (Yappa Pie) - €1.97/£1.59/CHF 2.20 until 17 August
Art of Balance (Shin'en Multimedia) - €6.70/£5.35/CHF 8.20 until 24 August
Double Breakout (nuGame) - €4.90/£4.20/CHF 5.60 until 10 August
Double Breakout II (nuGame) - €4.90/£4.20/CHF 7.00 until 10 August
Grand Prix Rock 'n Racing (EnjoyUp Games) - €2.95/£2.66/CHF 4.14 until 31 August
PixelMaker (Nostatic Software) - €3.36/£2.99/CHF 3.29 until 10 August
Steel Lords (nuGame) - €7.49/£5.49/CHF 7.49 until 31 August
Triple Breakout (nuGame) - €3.49/£3.49/CHF 4.19 until 10 August
Twin Robots (Ratalaika Games) - €3.34/£3.00/CHF 4.69 until 10 August

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