Nintendo Download for 7/29/21

Locked & Loaded with the Nintendo Download for 7/29/21


Nintendo Download | Xenogunner

Well folks, the Nintendo Download for 7/29/21 is a bit calmer than last week. But there’s still plenty to enjoy. Besides one really solid featured title, there’s activities, DLC, pre-orders and more. Add the regular stuff like sales and digital games, and I’m sure you can find something to enjoy. Let’s start with a colorful Shmup that features animals in space!

Ruff Stuff…. in Space!


Nintendo Download | B.ARK

I’ve been waiting for B.ARK for a while. And though I noted it could have been a bit better in my review, I still had a fun time. If you enjoy the Shmup genre and prefer playing with friends, I’d definitely pick it up. There’s plenty of content packed in, and it’s just challenging enough, even on Normal. Next, some upcoming things to take note of.

Splatoon 2 – Excited for the Splatoon 3 game, launching for the Nintendo Switch system in 2022? Hone your ink-splatting skills today by covering the world in color in the bright, fast-paced action of the Splatoon 2 game. Slide through the action-packed story mode by stepping into the role of Agent 4 in order to find Callie and the Great Zapfish after they’ve mysteriously vanished. Explore Octo Canyon to find the missing duo, or if you’d rather hop right into multiplayer action – dive into a Turf War with friends.* Whoever covers the most ground in their team’s color takes the victory! Splatoon 2 is now available in Nintendo eShop.

Apex Legends Emergence – Change is constant in the Apex Games; are you watching closely? Pay attention or pay the price when Apex Legends Emergence launches Aug. 3. Season 10 brings a new Legend, fresh loot and special events that change the Games. Apex Legends is a free-to-play hero shooter game where legendary characters battle for glory, fame and fortune on the fringes of the Frontier. Play for free now.

Sonic Colors: Ultimate – Join Sonic in the high-speed adventure of a lifetime! Use Sonic’s lightning speed as you explore six colorful worlds, each filled with dangerous enemies and hurdles to overcome. Now with stunning upscaled visuals, additional features, a new game mode and enhanced gameplay – it’s the Ultimate Sonic Colors experience. Sonic Colors: Ultimate will be available on Sept. 7 – pre-order today!

Confront Your Destiny for a Chance To Win Triforce Treasures – Enter the My Nintendo The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD sweepstakes by Aug. 1 for your last chance to score some legendary prizes! You can also redeem your My Nintendo points** and get stunning desktop wallpapers featuring artwork from the Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD game.

Don’t Leave These Games By Their Lonesome


Nintendo Download | Alone With You

It wouldn’t be a proper Nintendo Download without some Game Guide sales. First up, tactical fans can embark on adventure with Shieldwall Chronicles: Swords of the North for $5.59. Or to blast monsters with waifu, try Hentai vs. Evil for $7.99. To survive a cataclysmic internship, try Going Under for $9.99. For a rogue action platformer, try Collapsed for $8.25. Finally, for a twisted take on Metal Slug, try Bite the Bullet for $5.99.

Get Weird With These Sales


Nintendo Download | Super Squidlit

Here’s some spicier sales. For a charming looking Metroidvania, try Unbound: Worlds Apart for $16.99. For a giant adventure in a microscopic world, try Stonefly for $13.99. For a simple and cute RPG, try Crystal Ortha for $10.49. Or for an epic space saga, try Star Renegades for $14.99. And for a steep discount on a sinister adventure, try Warhammer 40K: Mechanicus for $15.99.

Blast Off With Digital Games


Nintendo Download | Fuga

Now it’s time for this Nintendo Download to show what it’s made of. There’s a ton of great looking digital games to check out, so buckle up. Retro fans have a bunch of choices this week – Alfonzo’s Arctic Adventure, Arcade Archives VENDETTA, Piczle Puzzle & Watch Collection and Super Squidlit. Those who enjoy adventure games should check out the following – Alone With You, BUSTAFELLOWS, Christmas Tina and HORROR TALES: The Wine. For something with crazy action, try these – 10 Second Ninja X, Apple Slash, Crash Bandicoot™ – Crashiversary Bundle, Paint the Town Red, Trigger Witch and Xenogunner. RPG fans of all stripes can check out a few – Banners of Ruin, Dragon Star Varnir, Dungeon of Crawl, Fuga: Melodies of Steel and Theofil. To stretch your brain, try OS Omega. Or for a sports game with furry friends, try Pets No More. Fans of pain can check out Eldest Souls. And fans of horror should try Infection Maze. Finally, fans of reborn classics need to try Blaster Master Zero 3!

Zero Reason Not To Play


Nintendo Download | BMZ3

Not a bad way to end July. Thanks as usual for tuning into HPP for your weekly Nintendo Download. And be sure to swing by next Thursday for more Nintendo goodies.

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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