Nintendo eShop’s New September 21, 2017 Releases

Pokkén Tournament DX

Pokkén Tournament DX (Nintendo/The Pokémon Company)

I’ve just come back from UPS having bidden a tearful goodbye to my Nintendo Switch and its dock. The latter gave out on me, but they should return home in a couple of weeks. Until then, there’s plenty for me to play!


Pokkén Tournament DX brings the Wii U’s flagship Pokémon title over to the Switch, adding some extra goodies to sweeten the package. Most notably, Decidueye, a fan favorite from Sun and Moon, swoops in to join the battle! DX launches on September 22.

SteamWorld Dig 2 unearths indie darling Rusty for another side-scrolling romp! Image & Form took cues from Nintendo’s Metroid series for their latest Switch title, which I’ve heard very positive things about!

Pokémon Gold Version and Pokémon Silver Version marked the second generation of the multimedia franchise, and Trainers have very fond memories of it. With 251 Pokémon in total, not to mention two regions to explore and the debut of the Dark and Steel types, these installments kick grass! By the way, if you purchase either title, you’ll obtain a code for the mythical Celebi that can be redeemed within the current generation games.

Here’s everything that was released on the eShop this week:

Nintendo Switch


  • 36 Fragments of Midnight (Ratalaika Games, $2.99)
  • ACA NEOGEO ART OF FIGHTING (Hamster, $7.99)
  • Arcade Archives Mario Bros. (Hamster, $7.99)
  • Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 (Bandai Namco, $49.99 – also available at retail)
  • LEGO NINJAGO Movie Video Game (WB Games, $59.99 – also available at retail)
  • Pokkén Tournament DX (Nintendo/The Pokémon Company, $59.99 – launches 9/22, will also be available at retail)
  • Sine Mora EX (THQ Nordic, $29.99 – launches 9/26)
  • Soldam: Drop, Connect, Erase (Dispatch Games, $29.99 – also available at retail)
  • SteamWorld Dig 2 (Image & Form, $19.99)
  • Thimbleweed Park (Terrible Toybox, $19.99)

Nintendo 3DS


  • Frutakia 2 (Crazysoft, $3.95)
  • GUIDE THE GHOST (RCMADIAX, $1.49 – New Nintendo 3DS exclusive)
  • Pokémon Gold Version (Nintendo/The Pokémon Company, $9.99 – launches 9/22, originally for the Game Boy)
  • Pokémon Silver Version (Nintendo/The Pokémon Company, $9.99 – launches 9/22, originally for the Game Boy)

Wii U


  • Chew Man Fu (Konami, $5.99 – originally for the TurboGrafx-16)
  • Shockman (Konami, $5.99 – originally for the TurboGrafx-16)

Nothing listed above catches your attention? Then check out what’s on sale. By the way, Nintendo’s Flip Wars received an update adding some new content to the multiplayer title.

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