Today Nintendo revealed some of the new games coming to the Nintendo Switch eShop, as well as some details on a few MAR10 Day deals for the special day. The Nintendo Switch’s library of games continues to grow, although AAA releases are still lacking, Nintendo is making up for it in releasing smaller games of their own as well as adding older games to the Switch’s eShop.
The biggest new game arriving on the Switch is Blaster Master Zero, the game is an updated and expanded take on the original 1988 NES Blaster Master. The game adds “new areas and bosses, new gameplay elements such as extra sub-weapons, improved gameplay, a more robust scenario and expanded exploration mechanics.” to the original game as well as giving the game an updated graphics face-lift. Blaster Master Zero is also available on the Nintendo 3DS eShop. Snipperclips, the two player puzzle game for the Switch, has received a free demo in the eShop, so you can try it out before you buy. Also coming to the Nintendo Switch eShop is an array of NeoGeo games:
- ACA NeoGeo Nam-1975
- ACA NeoGeo The King of Fighters ’98
- ACA NeoGeo Waku Waku 7
- ACA NeoGeo Metal Slug 3
- ACA NeoGeo World Heroes Perfect
- ACA NeoGeo Shock Troopers
Besides additions to the Nintendo Switch eShop, the Wii U eShop and the 3DS eShop also got some new additions. For the Wii U, Bomberman 64 has been added as well as Candy Hoarder, and coming March 14 will be Blue-Collar Astronaut. The 3DS will be seeing Frontier Days: Founding Pioneers, Pink Dot Blue Dot, and Mini Sports Collection. Nintendo also gave out a few details on some of the Mar10 Day special rewards that will be redeemable with the My Nintendo reward points. The three things that we know of currently are: a 30% discount on the digital Wii U version of Mario Kart 8, the Mario Kart 8 Pack 2 DLC, and two different Mario themed wallpapers.
What do you think of the steady addition of games to the Switch’s eShop? Do you think the Mar10 Day specials are worth it? Let us know in the comments!