It is the second release for August and this release is very comparable to last week. Full of Switch content and just a few titles on Wii U and 3DS. Let’s see what is in store for us today!
The Wii U gets a pair of virtual console games with SOLDIER BLADE and Final Soldier. The 3DS gets a demo and one title. Those awaiting the release of MONSTER HUNTER STORIES may be happy to play the demo in preparation for the full game releasing next month. Or you can check out the dungeon RPG Elminage Original.
There is a bunch of Switch content releasing not only today but even a few titles over the next five days. Releasing today are Flip Wars, Severed, Phantom Trigger, IRONCAST, ACA NEOGEO THE King OF Fighters 2000, and Rocket Fist. Those that are awaiting the definitive version of Rayman Legends, can check out the free demo that will be available on August 14. Finally, you can pick up Sonic Mania and Troll and I on August 15.
As always, the full release list is below, along with the prices, just below the slideshow of screenshots. If you plan on downloading any of these games, let us know in the comments!
New on the eShop for Switch:
- Flip Wars — $9.99
- Sonic Mania — $19.99 *Available Aug. 15*
- Severed — $14.99
- Phantom Trigger — $14.99
- IRONCAST — $12.99
- Troll and I — $29.99 *Available Aug. 15*
- ACA NEOGEO THE King OF Fighters 2000 — $7.99
- Rocket Fist — $9.99
- Rayman Legends Definitive Edition (Demo Version) – $FREE! *Available Aug. 14*
New on the eShop for Wii U:
- SOLDIER BLADE — $5.99
Final Soldier — $5.99
New on the eShop for 3DS:
- MONSTER HUNTER STORIES (Demo Version) — $FREE!
- Elminage Original — $TBA
Featured eShop Sales and Discounts on 3DS & Wii U:
- Great deals this week! Check out the full list of deals on Nintendo 3DS and Wii U available this week at http://www.nintendo.com/games/sales-and-deals.
- Fire Emblem Heroes – Fans of the mobile game will see a flurry of activity this week.
Starter Support Events: Beginner and veteran Summoners alike will have a chance to strengthen their armies. During this event, they can summon five-star versions of four popular Heroes, and enjoy special log-in bonuses.
Hero Fest: 12 a.m. PT Aug. 10 to 11:59 p.m. PT Aug. 17 at: Here comes a Starter Support Hero Fest to help out new Summoners. It features some great Heroes at a boosted starting appearance rate of 5 percent.
Log-In Bonuses: Now through 11:59 p.m. PT Sept. 10: You can earn up to 60 Orbs! Here’s how:
Starter Support Log-In Bonus: Receive 20 Orbs if you log-in between now and 11:59 p.m. Aug. 24.
Six-Month Anniversary Celebration Log-in Bonus Part 1: Receive 20 Orbs if you log-in now through 11:59 p.m. PT Aug. 21.
Six-Month Anniversary Celebration Log-in Bonus Part 2: Receive 20 Orbs if you log-in between 12 a.m. PT Aug. 22 and 11:59 p.m. PT Sept. 10.
New features coming to version 1.6.0:
New mode: Arena Assault: In this mode, you’ll need to use a different team of Heroes in each map for a real challenge.
New feature: Catalog of Heroes: Check out all the Heroes you’ve met so far.
Plus, the Max Hero Merit limit has been raised from 2,000 to 3,000+.
New updates: Tempest Trials Get Powered Up: The event runs 12 a.m. PT Aug. 11 until 11:59 p.m. PT Aug. 24.
Auto-Battle will automatically continue until you clear all maps or your team is defeated.
Team Management for Multi-Map Battles: You’ll be able to create up to 10 reserve teams.
New Stage with level 10 foes.
Score Bonus: Each day, you’ll get triple the points the first two times you head into battle.
Stat Boost for Bonus Allies: When you use Bonus Allies in Tempest Trials, they’ll get a 10-point boost to HP and a four-point boost to all of their other stats. They also will earn double experience and SP.
- Celebrate Kirby’s 25th Anniversary with activities throughout August – It’s been 25 years since Kirby debuted in the Kirby’s Dream Land game on the Game Boy system. That’s worth celebrating! You can redeem your points and get these celebratory Kirby 25th Anniversary items:
- Kirby 25th anniversary HOME Menu Theme (Nintendo 3DS)
- Kirby 3D anime video: “Right Back At Ya!” (Nintendo 3DS)
- A Kirby 25th anniversary wallpaper
[Source: PR Email from Nintendo of America]