Nintendo Download for 5/30/19

Thursday, May 30th, 2019

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Well folks, today’s Nintendo Download is a good day for cat lovers. The reason is, our sole featured game is a Metroidvania where you control a kitty in a mech suit! That may sound psychotic, but trust me it’s well worth trying out. Besides that, we have a couple different sales as well as new digital games. So let’s start by pouncing on a new Meowtroidvania!

Nintendo Download | Gato Roboto

I’ve enjoyed a lot of games by Devolver Digital. They seem fearless in publishing crazy and experimental titles that are flashy and compelling, and today’s entry is no different. It’s called Gato Roboto, and it’s a delightful, albeit linear, Metroidvania on PC and Switch. It officially released today, and it’s full of humor, action and giant boss fights. But if you’re still not convinced, you are welcome to read my review and judge for yourself!

Nintendo Download | Image Fight

Besides that lovely game, there are also a couple sales worth checking out. First, none other than Devolver Digital is having a 10th Anniversary Sale, with discounts from today until June 6th on a bunch of games. Though I won’t list all of them in this Nintendo Download, here’s some highlights – Ape Out, Crossing Souls, Downwell, Enter the Gungeon, GRIS, Katana Zero and Minit. To see all the other games on sale, just avail yourself by clicking here!

Nintendo Download | Kotodama The 7 Mysteries of Fujisawa

But wait, there’s more! The following are all on sale courtesy of the Game Guide. The Swords of Ditto: Mormo’s Curse (Switch) is discounted to $10.49; for some RPG fun, try SteamWorld Quest (Switch) for $21.24; or for fun in space, try Super Star Path (Switch) for $3.99; for ghoulish fun, try Ghoulboy (Switch) for $4.99; or for some nostalgia, try ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove! (Switch) for $14.99; to do some puzzling, try Grab Lab (Switch) for $1.24; to annihilate zombie veggies, try The Walking Vegetables: Radical Edition (Switch) for $2.59; if you love rogue-likes, check out Moonlighter (Switch) for $14.99; for a modern classic, you should play Iconoclasts (Switch) for $11.99; if you love super discounts, try Star Story: The Horizon Escape (Switch) for more than 90% off at $0.99; to take a shot with robots, try Mecha Storm (Switch) for $11.99; or for a rogue Metroidvania with tons of replayability, get A Robot Named Fight (Switch) for $7.79; to enjoy some retro horror, play The Long Reach (Switch) for $3.74; for portable platforming, there’s Kid Tripp (3DS) for $2.99; or the wonderful Runbow Pocket (3DS) for $7.49; for more fun with mechanical beings, try Twin Robots (Wii U) for $3.34; and to see everything else, just click here.

Nintendo Download | Warlock's Tower

Starting next week, here are some digital games worth trying. For a mysterious trip to Japan, try Kotodama: The 7 Mysteries of Fujisawa. To slag things in space, try Red Siren: Space Defense. To try your hand at a unique fusion of card games and rogue-likes, try Slay the Spire. Or for a time travelling Metroidvania, check out Timespinner.

Nintendo Download | Selma and the Wisp

We’ll close out this Nintendo Download with some digital games out this week. For your retro fix, there’s Arcade Archives Image Fight and Warlock’s Tower. For games with some strategy, there’s Vectronom, Prime World: Defenders and Golem Gates. For partying with friends, there’s Ragtag Adventurers. For an atmospheric platformer, try Selma and the Wisp. For a quirky RPG, there’s Super Cane Magic ZERO. And finally, fans of adventure games should enjoy Alternate Jake Hunter: DAEDALUS The Awakening of Golden Jazz.

Nintendo Download | Vectronom

Not a bad week for the Nintendo Download. Be sure to check out some of these fun games, and tune in to the Nintendo Download next week for even more goodies. Just keep in mind we’ll be on a break the week of E3.

Nintendo Download | The Awakening of Golden Jazz

About Josh Speer

Josh is a passionate gamer, finding time to clock in around 30-40 hours of gaming a week. He discovered Operation Rainfall while avidly following the localization of the Big 3 Wii RPGs. He enjoys SHMUPS, Platformers, RPGs, Roguelikes and the occasional Fighter. He’s also an unashamedly giant Mega Man fan, having played the series since he was eight. As Head Editor and Review Manager, he spends far too much time editing reviews and random articles. In his limited spare time he devours indies whole and anticipates the release of quirky, unpredictable and innovative games.