Nintendo Download for 4/9/20

Thursday, April 9th, 2020

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At first I didn’t think this Nintendo Download was going to happen today. My usual resource, Nintendo’s official press room, inexplicably didn’t have the most up to date information. But thanks to the kind help from Tech-Gaming, I found the info that I needed. Which just goes to show you that in times like this, we need to rely on each other! That said, it’s time for a last minute Nintendo Download.

Nintendo Download | Animal Crossing New Horizons

First off, let’s begin the Nintendo Download with a new Easter themed event!

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Bunny Day Event – Hippity skippity, hoppity ho! Just in time for the season, the bright Zipper T Bunny has begun visiting islands for a limited time. The energetic visitor will be hiding eggs around islands that allow residents to create special items, including furniture, flooring, décor and accessories. There are only a few more days left to find those eggs before the event ends on April 12, so get hopping and craft those seasonal DIY projects! Hop-hop-hooray!

Nintendo Download | Tharsis

But wait, there’s more. It wouldn’t be a Nintendo Download without some sales. Here’s what the Game Guide has for us to enjoy. For a HD take on a odd game, there’s Stranger’s Wrath HD for $19.99; for some alchemy, try the Atelier Dusk Trilogy Deluxe Pack for $71.99; for some thigh high alchemy, try Atelier Ryza for $41.99; to get retro, try HAUNTED: Halloween ’86 for $4.99; for a great sale, try Cyber Protocol for $0.99; for something strange, try Space Cows for $3.99; for insanity with friends, try Heave Ho for $6.99; RPG fans might enjoy Citizens of Space for $5.99; fans of point and click could enjoy The Last Door – Complete Edition for $9.99; for a VN, try Worldend Syndrome for $16; for something bizarre, try Shanky: The Vegan’s Nightmare for $3.49; to fight Lovecraftian Nazis, try Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics for $12.49; fans of SHMUPs should enjoy R-Type Dimensions EX for $7.49;  for a wonderful price on a stunning game, try Transistor for $3.99; or to fight with strategy, try Valkyria Chronicles for $9.99; for fun with ninjas, try The Messenger for $9.99; or fight the future in Cosmic Star Heroine for only $2.99; Bomber-men might enjoy Bombslinger for only $4.99; or to pal around with a giraffe, try The Adventure Pals for $5.99; those looking for an epic journey can try Mulaka for $6.99; explore space with Morphite for $2.99; and lastly, feel the beat in SUPERBEAT: XONiC for $7.49. To see everything else on sale, just click here.

Nintendo Download | Null Drifter

There’s a few digital games out for next week’s Nintendo Download that are worth checking out. If you love dark strategy, you’ll enjoy Tharsis. Or for a puzzle game, try Path of Giants. Most exciting of all, you can finally enjoy a rollicking good time on a Nintendo console with Boot Hill Bounties!

Nintendo Download | Boot Hill Bounties

The following digital games are all out for this Nintendo Download. Retro gamers can play Arcade Archives MX5000. If you prefer Punch-Out!!! with animals, try Fight of Animals. To enjoy a classic styled RPG, there’s Monster Viator. Or for intense SHMUP bliss, there’s Null Drifter. Rogue fans might enjoy Rush Rover, while fans of quirky hybrids can try Gunbrick: Reloaded. And lastly, for an improved adventure, try Battle Princess Madelyn Royal Edition.

Nintendo Download | Gunbrick Reloaded

All in all, not a bad Nintendo Download, albeit a bit late. Thanks as usual for tuning into oprainfall for your Nintendo games worth playing, and be sure to tune in next week. Hopefully things will be back to normal by then.

Nintendo Download | BPM Royal Edition

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.