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Nintendo Download: Put Down Your Roots

Cartoony 80s-themed actioner Mythforce finally lands this week, along with NBA 2K24, Bomberman, Gunbrella and more.


Though some other platforms have welcomed in gigantic, galaxy-sized blockbusters this week, the Nintendo Switch is no slouch either. A few big titles have landed on the platform, accompanied by some stellar looking Indies.

In terms of the major names, you’re pretty much talking about NBA 2K24 this week. 2K Sports’ yearly basketball title is looking great, and set to deliver another seasonal Switch upgrade, so if you’re in for hitting the court, you’ll want to check that out. Maybe check that thought though, as Bomberman’s is still a pretty well-known title, and there’s a new entry in the series this week for Nintendo fans to grab. Super Bomberman R 2 blasts the Switch with traditional series gameplay, as well as the all-new Castle Mode that offers up to 15 player matches.

Want more? Well, okay. Nintendo has you covered with the long-awaited Mythforce, side-scroller Gunbrella, and the homestead-minding Fae Farm, plus the arrival of the excellent action platformer 30XX, the River City Girls beat ’em up bundle, and tons more.

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch

  • Fae Farm – Your magical home awaits! With up to three friends*, craft, cultivate and decorate to grow your shared homestead – and use spells to explore the enchanted island of Azoria! You’ll forge new bonds with residents, discover fae magic and trek across mysterious realms. As the seasons change, you’ll use all you’ve learned and discovered together to restore the world around you. Magic awaits in Fae Farm, launching as a console exclusive for Nintendo Switch on Sept. 8.
  • NBA 2K24 – Grab your squad and experience the past, present and future of hoops culture in NBA 2K24. Enjoy loads of pure, authentic action and various personalized MyPLAYER options in MyCAREER. Collect an impressive array of legends and build your perfect lineup in MyTEAM. Feel more responsive gameplay and polished visuals while playing with your favorite NBA and WNBA teams in PLAY NOW. NBA 2K24 is available on Sept. 8.
  • MythForce – Journey through crypts and castles with your friends in this first-person melee roguelike inspired by Saturday morning cartoons. Brave the dungeon alone or join forces with up to three friends in online drop-in co-op** to take on the ever-changing Cursed Lands. It’s up to you to stop the evil Deadalus from taking over, but it won’t be easy. Make use of medieval weaponry and legendary magic to smite hordes of enemies. MythForce launches on Nintendo Switch Sept. 12.
  • SUPER BOMBERMAN R 2 – A new Bomberman game is coming to Nintendo Switch! In addition to classic action-maze modes Bomberman fans love, a new Castle Mode enters the fray! A team of up to 15 players** must blast their way to treasure chests while one defending player tries to hold them off. You can also create and share your own battle stages. Have a blast when Super Bomberman R 2 launches on Nintendo Switch Sept. 13.
  • Gunbrella – Take on the role of a gruff woodsman on a quest for revenge, armed with the mysterious Gunbrella in this noir-punk adventure game. Your investigation becomes entangled with the inner workings of ghouls, gangsters and other increasingly bizarre characters in a world rapidly losing its natural resources. Scavenge for scraps and spare parts to upgrade your coveted weapon to glide, swing, dash, dive and take out enemies in gritty side-scrolling combat. Gunbrella launches on Nintendo Switch Sept. 13.


  • LEGO 2K Drive – Cruise around Turbo Acres, the introductory biome of Bricklandia, with the LEGO 2K Drive demo – now available on Nintendo Switch!

Nintendo eShop sales on Nintendo Switch:

Also new this week in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:

* Additional games and systems required for multiplayer mode. Sold separately.

** Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online features. Membership auto-renews after initial term at the then-current price unless canceled. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply. nintendo.com/switch-online

*** Full version of the game required to use DLC. Sold separately.

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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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