Nintendo eShop Update: KLONOA, FIST, Jackbox

Fans of late ’90s platformers should be pleased with this week’s eShop update, as the Switch sees the arrival of the KLONOA Phantasy Reverie series. The game brings together the first two entries in the series, KLONOA: Door to Phantomile and KLONOA 2: Lunatea’s Veil.

There are also many other games, of course. The Jackbox Party Starter brings together three of the best games from this long-running series, while Time on Frog Island brings the quirky indie goodness.

Check out the full list below, and also check out the updated list from Nintendo’s Game Store, here.

This week’s Nintendo download includes the following content:

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
    • KLONOA Phantasy Reverie Series – Set in a unique universe populated by original characters, KLONOA is a series of 3D side-scrolling action games first released by Namco in 1997. The game follows the hero, Klonoa, as he embarks on a journey to save the world. Commemoration of the 25e anniversary of the first title in the series, KLONOA Phantasy Reverie Series features remastered titles from KLONOA: Door to Phantomile and KLONOA 2: Lunatea’s Veil! Enjoy a nostalgic trip down memory lane with the KLONOA Phantasy Reverie series, available July 8.
    • Time on Frog Island – A terrible storm ravages the seas around you, throwing your mighty ship into the perilous rocks of a nearby island. Do you wake up to find your ship in pieces, shipwrecked on a strange island populated by… frogs? A network of Spaghetti Crafts will take you all over this strange island as you search for materials to repair your boat. You will meet a group of friendly characters, solve puzzles and discover hidden treasures. Get ready to explore the world of time on Frog Island on July 12.

Play tests:

  • Mario Plus Rabbids Equals Hijinks – In Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, a mysterious vortex has torn the Mushroom Kingdom apart, transporting the chaotic Rabbids to this once peaceful land. Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach and Yoshi must team up with a team of Rabbids heroes to restore order to four worlds filled with combat, puzzles and unpredictable enemies. Until July 12 at 11:59 PM PT, Nintendo Switch Online and Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack members can try the full game for free! Your save data for the game trial is not deleted when the trial ends, so you can continue where you left off if you purchase the game later. Plus, save over 80% on Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle and its Season Pass DLC in Nintendo eShop through July 20 at 11:59 PM PT.

Activities:

  • Wallpapers on the rise – MONSTER HUNTER RISE: SUNBREAK wallpapers are now available as a reward for My Nintendo members. Decorate your desktop with these digital wallpapers featuring new monsters and locations from the game, and don’t hesitate to use them as virtual backgrounds in your video calls too! For more information, visit https://my.nintendo.com/news/887ca5f1ad6dd01c.

Nintendo eShop sales:

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS and Wii U

Also new this week in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:

Timothy C. Mayo