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Nintendo Download: November 16-22, 2017
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November 16, 2017, 16:13
November 16, 2017 – Skyrim, Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon, and Battle Chef Brigade lead the long list of downloads this week. Check out all of this week's updates in the eShop(s) today at noon eastern.

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This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
– Winner of more than 200 Game of the Year awards, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is an open-world masterpiece where you can be anyone and do anything. And now, with the power of the Nintendo Switch system, you can play it anywhere – at home or on the go. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim brings to life a complete virtual world for you to explore any way you choose, including features new to this version of the game like using motion controls and outfits and gear from compatible Legend of Zelda series amiibo figures (sold separately).

Battle Chef Brigade – In the fantasy realm of Victusia, the members of the elite Battle Chef Brigade are revered for their ability to skillfully take down monsters and transform their kills into delicious cuisine. But being a part of the Brigade isn’t easy: Chefs from across Victusia must vie for their spot in a high-stakes competition. Follow two contestants, Mina and Thrash, as their journeys through the tournament unfold. In order to become a Brigadier you’ll need to hunt monsters with combo-based attacks and prepare your freshly caught ingredients in puzzle-based cooking challenges to serve up winning dishes to the judges – all while the round clock ticks down. The Battle Chef Brigade game will be available on Nov. 20.

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Pokémon Ultra Sun / Pokémon Ultra Moon
– A new light shines on the Alola region! Take on the role of a Pokémon Trainer and unravel the mystery of the Legendary Pokémon Necrozma’s two new forms: Dusk Mane Necrozma in the Pokémon Ultra Sun game and Dawn Wings Necrozma in the Pokémon Ultra Moon game. You can encounter and battle 400+ Pokémon, including new forms. A brand-new showdown awaits!

Nintendo eShop sales:

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch, Nintendo 3DS, and Wii U

Great deals this week!
Check out the full list of deals available this week at http://www.nintendo.com/games/sales-and-deals.

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Nintendo Holiday Sweepstakes
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My Nintendo is offering holiday-themed wallpaper and a Nintendo 3DS Home Menu theme, which can be received by redeeming My Nintendo points, that are perfect for this time of year. You can even share the holiday wallpaper with your friends.

Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:

New themes this week include:

Pokémon: Necrozma

Also new this week:

ACA NEOGEO Karvnov’s Revenge
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Antiquia Lost (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Dead Synchronicity: Tomorrow Comes Today (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available Nov. 21

Ginger: Beyond the Crystal (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available Nov. 17

Green Game: TimeSwapper (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available Nov. 17

Lumo (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Xenoraid (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available Nov. 17

Gear.Club Unlimited (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available Nov. 21

RIVE: Ultimate Edition (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available Nov. 17

SUPERBEAT: XONiC (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available Nov. 21

VVVVVV (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available Nov. 17

MXGP3 – The Official Motocross Videogame (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available Nov. 21

River City: Rival Showdown (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS) – Available Nov. 21

Phil’s Epic Fill-a-Pix Adventure – Demo Version (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)

Break In (Virtual Console on Wii U)

Salamander (Virtual Console on Wii U)

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11/16/17, 16:13
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Battle Chef Brigade was made by a bunch of people I know! It looks pretty interesting too. Check it out!

I still think it probably wasn't the best plan releasing so soon after Mario and such.

Man Switch is getting like 10 to 15 indie games a week nowadays. If and when I finally get my game out there it probably won't stand out much.

Posted by 
 on: 11/16/17, 16:24   Edited:  11/16/17, 16:24

Right? (About the indie 10 to 15 games a week, not about your game.) I thought I wanted the Virtual Console (and I still do), but there's more than enough to play right now. It's ridiculous in a good way.

Posted by 
 on: 11/16/17, 16:31
Pretty much all I need from Virtual Console right now is Mother 3.

Posted by 
 on: 11/16/17, 18:00

That would be nice...I just want all the retro goodness on here.

Posted by 
 on: 11/16/17, 18:05
I know I keep going on about this, but there are just too many games for me to play right now. I'm playing Mario, Doom and Bomberman right now, with DLC for Zelda and ARMS that I haven't tried yet, and then there's all this goodness this week.

Skyrim's in the mail, I want to support Two Tribes and get RIVE, I can't not double dip on VVVVVV, Dead Synchronicity seems interesting, and Battle Chef Brigade seems weird in a good way.

Good thing I don't have a life!

Posted by 
 on: 11/16/17, 18:31
Salamander is the sequel to Life Force, right? Or is it just Life Force? Regardless, it's wasted on the Wii U!

Anyway, I'm intrigued by Skyrim, even though it probably isn't my type of game. River City anything and Rive are also on the radar. But I'm most excited about Worms WMD next week.

Posted by 
 on: 11/16/17, 19:37
I think they're the same game. Over here in Europe it went under the name Life Force: Salamander.

Posted by 
 on: 11/16/17, 19:40
I've been playing RIVE on Switch, got a code from the dev. It's really good! No performance issue whatsoever docked or undocked.

It's an overwhelming game, with things coming at you from every direction. I wasn't sure I enjoyed it that much until I started replaying levels: I had this Viewtiful Joe moment where I'm fumbling the first time through, and when I go back later, I realize "Oh wait, I got this".

It's definitely not Toki Tori 2, though, not in terms of structure, or the way it tells its story.

Posted by 
 on: 11/16/17, 20:45
I hope they bring Toki Tori 2 to the Switch in the future. I think that game deserves way more recognition and love than it got. I'd buy it again, and force everyone in the world to buy it.

Posted by 
 on: 11/16/17, 21:06

Sounds like my kind of game. Better add it to the list...

Posted by 
 on: 11/16/17, 22:37
Skyrim is super tempting now actually. I have lots of respect for that game and I loved what I played on PS3 at launch and later on PC, even if I didn't make much of a dent in the fucking game.

Posted by 
 on: 11/17/17, 00:09
Gear.Club Unlimited, eh? Is that the game that's supposed to be a racing sim? Or something like that?

That River City Rival Showdown is supposed to be pretty good. The other two River City games on 3DS are solid, so I don't expect this one to be any different.

Posted by 
 on: 11/17/17, 00:54
Oh. Then we need Salamander 2 on VC!

Yeah, the Nindies demo on Wii U was fun. Plus, I want to reward all devs that maintain 60fps. Within reason. Seeing nearly all of these indie games on sale on PS4 at a 70% discount within a few weeks of the Switch release is kind of hard to swallow, though. Such bad timing! Unless Sony is the entity that schedules everything, I guess.

Didn't Two Tribes say that this was their last game?

Posted by 
 on: 11/17/17, 01:47   Edited:  11/17/17, 01:54
I have Skyrim on PS4 but I barely play it....

Yet on Switch it's super tempting because of handheld mode. Everything on Switch is better.

Posted by 
 on: 11/17/17, 18:26
I got my copy of Skyrim today, and it's super tempting to start playing, but I know that I'll just put it aside in a couple of weeks when Xenoblade 2 hits. Good thing I didn't decide to get LA Noire too. Yet.

Posted by 
 on: 11/17/17, 18:33
@Anand Yes, unfortunately, this is Two Tribes last game.

Posted by 
 on: 11/17/17, 20:34
Battle Chef Brigade is out today.

Reviews are pretty good so far (80% between 5 reviews on Metacritic)

Support Chicago indie developers!!!

Posted by 
 on: 11/20/17, 20:34
Speaking of Toki Tori 2, it's currently on sale on the US eShop for Wii U for $3.74 (75% off) for anyone who missed it. This one is worth pulling out your Wii U system from the trash!

The original Toki Tori is also 67 cents on Wii U and 3DS, still worthwhile if you never checked it out.

Posted by 
 on: 11/20/17, 20:53
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