Itâ€™s an eventful week for the Nintendo Switch. Not only has the first piece of Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC landed â€“ with a second add-on pack due this winter â€“ but the eShop also sees the first Switch discounts, with Snake Pass and Bomberman R down to Â£9.59 and Â£29.99 respectively.
The Master Trials â€“ part of Zeldaâ€™s Â£17.99 expansion pass â€“ includes the Trial of the Sword challenge, four new armour sets, the Korok Mask, a new Master Mode difficulty level and the Hero’s Path Mode, which keeps track of areas players are yet to explore.
Here’s the official trailer:
The Switch also gets two new titles. The exceedingly colourful ACA NeoGeo Magical Drop II (Â£6.29) is welcome addition given the lack of puzzle games on the Switch, while GoNNER (Â£8.99) is a devilishly tough roguelike platformer.
Nintendo Life thought GoNNER was deserving of an 8/10. â€œIf youâ€™re the type who enjoys a serious challenge we recommend giving this title a go; it is one that will reward those who stick with it the most,â€ they said.
The 3DS gets just one new game, but itâ€™s a goodâ€™en – Mighty Gunvolt Burst (Â£8.99) went down well on Switch earlier this month, described by many as a brand new Mega Man.
Would you believe that the Wii U receives the most releases this week? BLOC (Â£2.69) puts a few twists on the arcade classic Pong, while Space Hunted (Â£2.69) pays homage to Metroid, 8-bit pixel art and all. Then thereâ€™s a Virtual Console release of Alien Crush (Â£5.39), the Turbografxâ€™s oddball pinball game.
In addition to the two aforementioned Switch games, the SteamWorld series is also currently on offer. SteamWorld Dig is down to Â£1.74 on both Wii U and 3DS, while SteamWorld Heist is on offer for Â£5.49. SteamWorld Heist: The Outsider DLC will set you back Â£5.49, meanwhile.
Also give the excellent Sky Force Anniversary on Wii U some consideration. The impeccably designed shooter is down to Â£6.29 until 6th July.
Next week: Kirby’s Blowout Blast (3DS), and possibly Physical Contact: SPEED (Switch).