Nintendo Download for 6/17/21

Download Time Is Here Again


Nintendo Download | Strange Brigade

I don’t know about you all, but my brain still thinks it’s E3. That was a whirlwind of coverage, especially Nintendo’s amazing presentation. And while today’s Nintendo Download for 6/17/21 can’t compete with that level of awesome, it’ll do its best. There’s a couple amazing featured titles, an extra special sale and the usual digital fun. Let’s start with a game that inexplicably is only getting a digital release.

Survive the Rain of Death


Nintendo Download | ENDER LILIES: Quietus of the Knights

ENDER LILIES: Quietus of the Knights is a lush and emotional story with stunning artwork. And best of all, it’s also a Metroidvania. Which pretty much makes it one of my most anticipated titles of the year. Explore a kingdom destroyed by the Rain of Death, and turn powerful foes into strong allies. And be sure to stay tuned for my upcoming review of the game. The next game is also a fun addition to the Switch catalogue. Strange Brigade has you team up with allies to fight Egyptian monsters. It’s crazy and reminds me of movies from the 90’s, but it also looks pretty fun. Next up, a couple of special promotions from Nintendo.

  • Hurt Me Plenty – You pulled humanity back from the edge of extinction, but it came at a cost. Slaying the Kahn Maykr left an imbalance of power in the cosmos that threatens all of creation. Now you must rise and set things right. Raze hell in the first campaign expansion for DOOM Eternal, The Ancient Gods – Part One. Deeper and more challenging combat awaits as you eliminate Hell’s newest threats in demon-infested ruins and rain-swept terrain.
  • Score big savings during the Nintendo Switch Digital Deals sale! Save up to 50% on select digital games and earn 5% in Gold Points*** for your next purchase. For a limited time, you can find great deals on select digital games like DOOM Eternal, Paper Mario: The Origami King and Hades. You can also save on game + DLC software bundles like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Fire Emblem: Three Houses bundled with each game’s respective Expansion Pass. Hurry, though – this sale ends June 21 at 11:59 p.m. PT. Shop online at and in Nintendo eShop on your device. Remember that you can earn My Nintendo™ Gold Points from eligible digital purchases, awarded based on 5% of the amount you pay (excluding tax and any points or discounts used). Then, you can redeem your Gold Points toward the purchase of other eligible digital games, DLC**** and more.


What, you thought the Nintendo Download sales ended with the Digital Deals? Nope. Time for some Game Guide goodness! You can pick up Child of Light Ultimate Edition + Valiant Hearts: The Great War for the shocking low price of $7.49. You can also slay some monsters in Devil Slayer Raksasi for $9.99. To blast some mutants, try SturmFront – The Mutant War: Übel Edition for $7.99. For cooperative puzzling, try Magic Twins for $9.09. And for a cute platformer, try DOTORI for $8.39.

Miraculous Reimagined


Nintendo Download | Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX

Here’s some more deals. For a deckbuilding rogue-like, try Griftlands for $15.99. Or for a mix of tower defense and platforming, try Smelter for $15.99. To become an evil cloud, try Rain on Your Parade for $12.74. To ride the lightning, try Tesla Force for $13.59. And finally, for a brain bending music adventure, try Everhood for $10.49.

Criss Cross


Nintendo Download | Cross the Moon

Let’s close out this Nintendo Download like always with some digital games. Fans of platformers can try the following – Alex Kidd in Miracle World DX, Luciform, Metal Unit, Super Magbot and Together. If you enjoy more low key games, try 7 Years From Now, Beasts of Maravilla Island, Cross the Moon and IdolDays. For some puzzling, try Bitmaster, LEGO Builder’s Journey and Minute of Islands. For a quirky hybrid, try Rotund Takeoff. Finally, for a cute SHMUP, try Rangerdog.

Good Dogs


Nintendo Download | Rangerdog

And that’s it for the latest Nintendo Download. Thanks for joining us here at HPP, and be sure to check out some of these games and great sales!

Josh Speer
Got my start in the industry at oprainfall, but been a game fanatic since I was young. Indie / niche advocate and fan of classics like Mega Man, Castlevania and Super Metroid. Enjoys many genres, including platformers, turn based / tactical RPGs, rhythm and much more. Champion of PAX West and Knight of E3.

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