New Pokémon Snap and R-Type

In a few days, we finally enter May. And to send us, Nintendo releases a new Pokemon game among 18 other unreleased titles in the eShop. Let’s see what they have to offer in the last week of April 2021.

New releases this week

Two new classic titles headline this week’s Nintendo eShop releases. First, New Pokemon Snap. Continuing the fan-favorite Nintendo 64 title, your task here is to explore the lush landscapes of the Lental region to snap photos of wild Pokémon in their natural habitats. Then, after completing a course, you can edit aspects of your photo in Re-Snap Mode for a personal touch and share them with family and friends. You can even get free Nintendo Points from the Explore the Lental Region website. And second, R-Type Final 2the latest game in the long running shoot-em-up series, R-type. Fans of space-themed arcade side-scrolling shooters won’t want to miss this.

Meanwhile, Super Mario Party just got an online mode update and Apex Legends will get the Legacy updated on May 4, adding a new game mode, Legend, and Battle Pass. Compared to previous weeks, there aren’t many new Nintendo eShop releases for this week and next week, but in total there are still 19 new games coming out:

  1. Scale-Winged Angels (April 30).
  2. Battle Axe.
  3. Before I forget.
  4. Car demolition clicker.
  5. Castaway paradise.
  6. Crime Opera: The Butterfly Effect.
  7. Matt gray (May 5).
  8. Travel together!.
  9. Legend of Keepers: Career of a Dungeon Manager.
  10. New Pokemon Snap (April 30).
  11. R-Type Final 2 (April 30).
  12. Reknum Cheri Dreamland.
  13. Retro space fighter.
  14. Slinky.
  15. Space warrior.
  16. Soccer Super Arcade 2021 (April 30).
  17. Super Glitch Dash.
  18. The settlers (May 4).
  19. Ultimate Custom Party (April 30).

Nintendo eShop deals April 2021

The eShop Spring Sale may be over, but there are still deals to be had:

  • Capcom Arcade Stadium: 50% off for the Ghosts and Goblins DLC, from April 26 at 9:00 a.m. PT through May 16 at 11:59 p.m. PT.
  • Ubisoft Irresistible Deals is still running until April 30 (tomorrow!).
  • Nintendo Entertainment System Controller Sale: Nintendo Switch Online members can save 30% on NES Wireless Controllers for the Switch. However, the offer is not available to free trial holders and there is a limit of four sets per Nintendo Account. Runs April 21 at 9:00 a.m. PT through May 4 at 11:59 p.m. PT.
  • Gold Points Special: Get My Nintendo Gold Points when you purchase a 12-month Nintendo Switch Online membership. This promotion also covers automatic renewals and individual and family subscriptions to Nintendo Switch Online. Offer valid until May 10 at 11:59 p.m. PT.

And that’s it for the new Nintendo eShop April 2021 release and deals update. Something that catches your eye? Drop in the comments and stay tuned to The Nerd Stash for more Nintendo news and updates.

Timothy C. Mayo