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Nintendo Download: A Week Filled With Mystery, Mischief and Mickey

It’s a family-friendly week on the Nintendo Download, with the likes of a Layton game, Disney Tsum Tsum Festival, and New Super Lucky’s Tale.

Fun for all ages

Not every week can be a cavalcade of adult-skewed titles you know. Some week’s The Switch needs games that’ll play to its younger audience too. This is one such week, with three pretty big headliners that are safe for almost all ages. Well, maybe a little less so for Layton’s Mystery Journey.

This game sees the familiar Prof missing, with his daughter taking on the task of tracking him down. If you think you remember this game, it’s probably because you do, since it first came out on the 3DS. This one sports enhanced visuals though, of course.

As for Disney Tsum Tsum Festival, that’s a set of family-friendly party games. And since it stars the Disney-themed Tsum Tsum, it’s got the cute-factor in spades.

And New Super Lucky’s Tale? That’s a re-release too, as the formerly Xbox exclusive game comes to the Switch. As you might imagine, the ‘New’ tag means you’ll find a few enhancements from that earlier release. We reviewed that game here by the way, and thought it to be a fun, 90s-style platformer.

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch

  • LAYTON’S MYSTERY JOURNEY: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy – Deluxe Edition – The famous Professor Hershel Layton has gone missing, and it’s time for his smart and spirited daughter Katrielle to take the spotlight. Enjoy a mysterious and intriguing adventure with this Deluxe Edition, which includes more than 40 new puzzles, enhanced HD visuals and all the DLC from the Nintendo 3DS version. LAYTON’S MYSTERY JOURNEY: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy – Deluxe Edition will be available on Nov. 8.
  • New Super Lucky’s Tale – Discover the world of the New Super Lucky’s Tale game as you quest to rescue the Book of Ages from the mysterious Jinx and his nefarious Kitty Litter. Use Lucky’s bushy tail and wit to overcome enemies in this playful platforming adventure for all ages. New Super Lucky’s Tale will be available on Nov. 8.
  • Disney TSUM TSUM FESTIVAL – The sweet and stackable Disney Tsum Tsum characters step foot into a toy store filled with party games. Families can have a blast together in multiplayer* matchups like curling, bubble hockey and coin dozer. With 10 different games and a festival of kid-friendly Tsums, this week’s game night just got a whole lot cuter. Disney TSUM TSUM FESTIVAL will be available on Nov. 8

Nintendo Mobile

  • Take in the Sights at the City of Lights with Mario Kart Tour – Blast through the scenic streets of grand Paris during the Paris Tour event, which runs exclusively in the Mario Kart Tour game** until Nov. 19. Racers can zoom past the Eiffel Tower while playing as Shy Guy dressed as a pastry chef, or as Peach, looking positively resplendent in her stylish vacation outfit as she explores Paris.

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Also new this week in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:

About Jason Micciche

Jason's been knee deep in videogames since he was but a lad. Cutting his teeth on the pixely glory that was the Atari 2600, he's been hack'n'slashing and shoot'em'uping ever since. Mainly an FPS and action guy, Jason enjoys the occasional well crafted title from every genre.

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