I’ve waited a long time to post an eShop update with a picture like this one. That’s right boys & girls, Metroid proper has returned to a Nintendo console and if review scores are to be believed, its a good one. Over on the switch there’s a grab bag of games to choose from highlighted by NBA 2K18 (Digital Only for now).

Oh yeah, and Minecraft’s out on 3DS too.

Nintendo Switch


NBA 2K18 – $60 The highest-rated annual sports game of this console generation comes to Nintendo Switch. Test your skills against friends* or RUN THE NEIGHBORHOOD with your MyPLAYER on the Road to 99. NBA 2K18 will be available in Nintendo eShop on Sept. 15 and in stores on Oct. 17.

NBA 2K18 Legend Edition $100 – Available Sept. 15

NBA 2K18 Legend Edition Gold $150 Available Sept. 15

Robonauts  – Available Sept. 15

Semispheres $10

Beach Buggy Racing $10

Kingdom: New Lands $15

36 Fragments of Midnight $3

Quest of Dungeons $9

ACA NEOGEO Spin Master $8


3DS & Other Nintendo Things


Metroid: Samus Returns – $40 Explore a hostile alien planet as legendary bounty hunter Samus Aran. Her mission? Terminate the Metroid menace in a masterful reimagining of her 1991 Game Boy adventure. This intense, side-scrolling action platformer revitalizes classic gameplay with stunning 3D visuals and a wide range of new content sure to please both new and veteran players. The Metroid: Samus Returns game will be available on Sept. 15.

Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition: $30 Fans of Minecraft will have another way to play the hit creation game when it comes to New Nintendo 3DS systems. This portable version of the game comes with Survival and Creative modes, five skin packs and two texture packs. Minecraft: New Nintendo 3DS Edition is available now in Nintendo eShop. The packaged version will launch at a later date.

YO-KAI WATCH 2: Oni Evolution Update (Version 2.0): Anyone that owns the YO-KAI WATCH 2: Bony Spirits or YO-KAI WATCH 2: Fleshy Souls games can download a free “Oni Evolution” software update starting today. It adds the Yo-kai Watch Psychic Blasters mode with additional bosses to battle against, the chance to befriend new Yo-kai and more fun features. This update also allows players the ability to transfer save data from the YO-KAI WATCH 2: Bony Spirits and YO-KAI WATCH 2: Fleshy Souls games to YO-KAI WATCH 2: Psychic Specters, which launches on Sept. 29.

New themes this week include:

  • Metroid: Samus Returns Samus Aran