Weekly Nintendo eShop update arrives with four featured games

News: This week, you have a nice selection of indie games to choose from spanning a wide variety of genres.


Nintendo has revealed what this week’s update looks like on the eShop and has a fair amount of indie titles to choose from. That said, the selection seems to be a bit smaller this week, so you won’t be overloaded with all the choices presented to you. There are four featured titles this week to go along with all the other releases coming over the next few days. Unless otherwise noted, every game you see below is available now.


Have you ever been stuck in traffic and wished you could do something to fix it? In Mini Motorways, the city’s traffic problems are in your hands. Design and build roads to create a bustling metropolis, redesign your city to keep traffic flowing while carefully managing improvements, like freeways and roundabouts, to meet changing demands. How fast can you move the cities of the world?

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This fast-paced, rhythm-based dungeon crawler combines loot-shooting action with musical gameplay that will have you tapping your feet. You are a guardian of harmony – a musical genius transported to the world of Symphonia by the Composers to battle the forces of Discord. Sync your actions to the music to power up your power with over 500 pieces of gear for skill customization and thousands for loot combos. Venture solo or with up to four players* to battle through dynamically generated levels and music-inspired encounters – there are over 140 songs to choose from, providing opportunities for plenty of playthroughs.

OPUS: Echo of Starsong – Full Bloom Edition

Search for elusive asteroids, engage with a colorful cast of characters, and unravel the mystery of star songs in this narrative puzzle game. Eda, a girl who can hear mysterious sound waves called starsongs, crosses paths with a young man searching for their source. Together, they venture deep into space to solve an ancient myth.

Gibbon: Beyond the Trees

Master a dynamic movement system to swing, slide and somersault through a hand-painted jungle. In this moving adventure about freedom and survival, you are a lost gibbon who has embarked on a dangerous journey to unknown lands. Race to freedom in liberation mode or play through a narrative that captures the struggle of living creatures across the world.

Other games that will be available as part of this update include the following:

  • Aery – A New Frontier
  • Bombing 1942
  • Behind Closed Doors: A Developer’s Tale – Available May 18
  • Divination – Available May 18
  • Dreadrock Dungeons
  • Get-A-Grip Chip and Body Bugs
  • HellGunner – Available May 13
  • Hyper Echelon – Available May 13
  • Infinite links
  • Rage among the stars
  • Regular Factory: Escape Room – Available May 18
  • Seven Pirates H
  • Space Lines: A Puzzle Arcade Game
  • summer days
  • The Centenary Case: A Shijima Story
  • Vesper: Zero Light Edition
  • Which of these games are you most interested in? Tell us what you think in the comments section.

    Timothy C. Mayo