Nintendo Switch Eshop Gets Retro Releases This Week
Zero, Dante, Billy and Jimmy are ready for action.
The Nintendo Switch has added dozens more games on its Eshop again, and this week the standouts are almost all retro favorites. The additions, some of which are coming through next week, include Mega Man Zero/ZX Collection, Devil May Cry 3 Special Edition, and the Double Dragon / Kunio-kun Bundle.
The MMZ/ZX Collection compiles six games that first appeared on the Game Boy Advance and Nintendo DS: Mega Man Zero 1-4, ZX, and ZX Advent. The Devil May Cry 3 Special Edition brings back the stylish demon-slaying action game from the PS2 era, with a few new bells and whistles like local co-op. The Double Dragon and Kunio-kun includes classics like Double Dragon 1-3, along with Kunio-kun games like River City Ransom and Super Dodge Ball, along with several that haven't been released in the US before. Another notable (but not particularly retro) release is One Finger Death Punch 2, the sequel to the stickman brawler.
These also join the free NES and SNES games included in a Switch Online subscription this week--Shadow of the Ninja and Eliminator Boat Duel on NES, and Pop'n TwinBee and Smash Tennis on SNES. The SNES games are rarities since they've never had a US release before.
You can check out the full list of new Eshop games below.
Nintendo Eshop Games (Week Of February 20)
- A Sound Plan
- Arcade Archives Sasuke Vs Commander
- Arcade Fuzz – Available Feb. 25
- Blood Breed – Available Feb. 21
- Blood will be Spilled
- Brief Battles – Available Feb. 21
- Ciel Fledge: A Daughter Raising Simulator – Available Feb. 21
- Corridor Z
- Dark Tower: RPG Dungeon Puzzle – Available Feb. 21
- Double Dragon & Kunio-kun: Retro Brawler Bundle
- Edgar – Bokbok in Boulzac – Available Feb. 26
- Ego Protocol: Remastered – Available Feb. 21
- Fishing Adventure – Available Feb. 21
- Go All Out!
- Hayfever – Available Feb. 25
- King Lucas – Available Feb. 21
- Knightin’+ – Available Feb. 21
- Last Encounter – Available Feb. 21
- Lines XL
- MathLand – Available Feb. 24
- Mega Man Zero/ZX Collection – Available Feb. 25
- One Finger Death Punch 2 – - Available Feb. 26
- Otherworldly – Available Feb. 21
- Project Starship
- Rune Factory 4 Special – Available Feb. 25
- Samurai Shodown – Available Feb. 25
- Sega Ages Puyo Puyo 2
- Speed Dating for Ghosts
- Sudoku Relax 4 Winter Snow
- The Unholy Society – Available Feb. 25
- Tower of Babel – no mercy – Available Feb. 21
- Two Point Hospital – Available Feb. 25
- Ubermosh:Omega – Available Feb. 21
- Uncharted Tides: Port Royal
- Under Night In-Birth Exe: Late Clear
- Vasilis – Available Feb. 26
- Vitamin Connection
Nintendo eShop on Wii U:
- Space Hunted: The Lost Levels