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The last Nintendo Download of February is here, with featured games from RPG adventure to punishing retro difficulty and another retro arcade collection.

 

Featured Games


Bravely Default II ($59.99) has arrived. A young sailor finds himself in the midst of an epic adventure, making new friends along the way. The Heroes of Light must risk it all to recover the Crystals and triumph in turn-based battles. Build a customized team to take on the fights that lie ahead, and get new character jobs by defeating bosses. These jobs come with unique abilities that will aid you as your quest unfolds.

For those who like cool posters, you can now get one for this game for 700 Platinum Points over on the My Nintendo website. Lastly, here is the final game trailer:

 

Next up we shift gears to punishing retro difficulty, with Ghosts ‘n Goblins Resurrection ($29.99). The return of Ghosts ‘n Goblins brings with it the punishing difficulty fans remember, but with a more modern visual style. Can you overcome the gritty gauntlet that now stands before you?

Arthur must use his weapons, magic, and armor to take on the challenges that stand before him in the Demon Realm to save the princess.

 

And last but not least, we round out this section with the Blizzard Arcade Collection ($19.99). It includes BlackthorneThe Lost Vikings and Rock N Roll Racing, with two original editions of each title, and a new definitive edition. There is also the museum, where you can check out a ton of goodies like art, music, and interviews relating to each game.

 

Current Sales


The sales scene in this week’s Nintendo Download has a few things to checkout. See Nintendo’s sales page for full details. Now let’s see what’s on offer this week.

Time is running out in Nintendo’s 2X Gold Points event, where purchasing select games from the eShop will get you double the normal amount of My Nintendo Gold Points. This event ends on February 28th.

For the Pokémon trainers out there, you can save 25% on the following games at Best Buy, GameStop, Target, or Walmart as part of the Pokémon 25th anniversary! This offer is valid for the next week while supplies last.

  • Pokémon: Let’s Go, Eevee!
  • Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!
  • Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX
  • Pokkén Tournament DX

The biggest new sale today is the NIS America Winter 2021 sale. This one features 27 games up to 75% off until March 7th at 11:59pm PT.

There is also an Activision Blizzard sale featuring three games, which runs until February 28th at 11:59pm PT:

To finish off this section, we have a several individual sales to check out quick. First up is Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town ($29.99 | $39.99). which is on sale to celebrate the upcoming launch of Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town ($49.99) on March 23rd.

Mortal Kombat 11 ($14.99 | $49.99) is still on sale for a bit longer, too.

Lastly, we have two more sale items to wrap up this part of the Nintendo Download. They are both part of the Jackbox Games Winter Sale:

 

 

New eShop Titles


For those who need some new RPG action, we have a couple filled with adventure in the Nintendo Download this week:

Hellpoint Price:
$34.99
Size:
3.20 GB
Launch Date:
Feb. 25, 2021
This challenging RPG takes place in an atmospheric sci-fi universe. The boundary between science and the occult is fuzzy at best, and the Irid Station, a monument of human achievement, has been ravaged. It is now filled with interdimensional entities who answer to the will of malevolent Gods.

Developer: tinyBuild Games

Dat Gaem Price:
$7.99
Size:
977.00 MB
Launch Date:
Feb. 26, 2021
This one is a humorous JRPG filled with stealth and logic puzzles. You take on the role of a group of special agents to defeat the evil that stole peace. Rather than leveling up by killing foes, this game uses a rather unique mechanic in the name of humor to allow players to gain strength, and there are also equipment upgrades waiting to be discovered.

Developer: Ultimate Games

Dat Gaem

 

If you love retro, we have quite a selection hanging out in this Nintendo Download!

Arcade Archives CYBATTLER Price:
$7.99
Size:
43.00 MB
Launch Date:
Feb. 18, 2021
Control the new prototype CYBATTLER mech known as “BLANCHE” in combat as you take on a mysterious military force in space. This “action-based shooting game” was first released back in 1993 by JALECO.

Developer: HAMSTER

Arcade Archives: CYBATTLER
Baobabs Mausoleum Grindhouse Edition Price:
$19.99
Size:
448.00 MB
Launch Date:
Feb. 26, 2021
This 8-bit retro pack includes the full saga of Watracio’s adventures (Country of Woods and Creepy Tales). The story follows fresh eggplant FBI agent, Watracio Walpurgis over three chapters in a ghost town known as Flamingo’s Creek. This town only appears on Albatro’s Road once every quarter century.

Developer: Zerouno Games

Pixel Game Maker Series Remote Bomber Price:
$9.99
Size:
83.00 MB
Launch Date:
Feb. 25, 2021
This is a classically styled retro, action puzzle game. Your only weapon is remote-detonation bombs. You can move left or right and climb ladders, but you have no jump ability. Avoid security bots and jammers, and find clever solutions to each stage!

Developer: Wit One

Remoet Bomber
RASPBERRY MASH Price:
$16.99
Size:
243.00 MB
Launch Date:
Feb. 18, 2021
Dive into a roguelike game full of fantasy weapons and violence! A girl swears revenge on God, and now dispatches all enemies in her way with swords, lasers, spears, rocket launchers and more. Certain routes unlock different endings, but can you get the true ending?

Developer: N/A

Raspberry Mash
Dungeons & Bombs Price:
$3.99 | $4.99
Size:
143.00 MB
Launch Date:
Feb. 26, 2021
The hero does not have a sword in this puzzle adventure, only bombs! Blast your way through 50 puzzle levels with a limited number of moves for each. Just don’t blow yourself up!

Developer: Sometimes You

Thunderflash Price:
$4.99
Size:
112.00 MB
Launch Date:
Feb. 26, 2021
Drop into the combat zone as one of two bad boy commandos (Rock or Stan). Take on an army of mercenaries and more as you blast through a criminal organization called Bloody Wolf. Fight through waves of enemy combatants and defeat them all to make your country proud! There’s also a boss rush mode.

Developer: Ratalaika Games

Thunderflash
Horned Knight Price:
$4.79 | $5.99
Size:
189.00 MB
Launch Date:
Feb. 26, 2021
Dive into this challenging 2D action-platformer as the Hero Knight. Overcome all fear, as well as all enemies and traps that seek to stop you. This game is a love letter to the Golden Age of arcade gaming.

Developer: 2Awesome Studio

Horned Knight
Castle Kong Price:
$6.99
Size:
315.00 MB
Launch Date:
Feb. 25, 2021
This game is another homage to the Golden Age of arcade gaming. You get three lives, and that’s it. There are four stages and 22 levels to overcome as a young kid named PauperBoy, who is on a quest to save PrincessGirl. She was kidnapped by BaronMan.

Developer: N/A

Castle King
Retro Fighter – Dragon’s Revenge Price:
$5.99
Size:
70.00 MB
Launch Date:
Feb. 19, 2021
Fight through pixel-art street gangs and uncover the city crime ring’s secrets as you help Jade Dragon take back Wicker City! This is a classic style beat ’em up featuring an 80s storyline.

Developer: Digital Game Group

Retro Fighter: Dragon's Revenge

 

For those that want some souls-like action, there is a new one in town ready to test your skills:

Katana Kata Price:
$11.99 | $14.99
Size:
777.00 MB
Launch Date:
Feb. 26, 2021
This souls-like has an innovative combat system. Practice with your Katana on an endless cycle of self-improvement. Battle and kill the apprentices of your master across various locations to fix his past mistakes.

Developer: N/A

Katana Kata

 

To round out this section of the Nintendo Download, we have four games that focus on adventure and/or puzzles.

Code: Realize ~Wintertide Miracles~ Price:
$39.99
Size:
5.10 GB
Launch Date:
Feb. 25, 2021
A new yuletide tale awaits in a snow-covered Steel City. Meet new friends and foes alike, and delve into the mysteries of Cardia’s own family and suitors.

Developer: Idea Factory

Forward To The Sky Price:
$48.99
Size:
778.00 MB
Launch Date:
Feb. 25, 2021
The princess knight sets out to collect crystals to uncover the location of the legendary witch. Her quests will see her ascending the sky tower in a hot air balloon. A tomboy despised as a nuisance, she now wields a giant sword that will unleash retribution on the monsters that block her path.

Developer: HorngYeuan Digital

Forward to the Sky
Demon Hunter: Revelation Price:
$8.99 | $14.99
Size:
693.00 MB
Launch Date:
Feb. 26, 2021
Take on your own supernatural past as a Demon Huntress who must now seek the victim’s daughter. Her quest will see her pursuing a creature from some other dimension, and uncovering the dark secrets that lie hidden in her own past! The life of a child is now at stake, and this has forced her out of retirement.

Developer: Artifex Mundi

Demon Hunter: Revelation
Legal Dungeon Price:
$8.99 | $9.99
Size:
206.00 MB
Launch Date:
Feb. 25, 2021
Dive into a labyrinth of crime and punishment as you take on a dungeon that is comprised of eight separate cases. Collect evidence, delve through pages of documents, and render your verdict. The fate of the accused rests in YOUR HANDS. “Is justice always justified?”

Developer: SOMI

Steam Prison Price:
$65.49
Size:
4.60 GB
Launch Date:
Feb. 25, 2021
This romance visual novel adventure game is coming to Switch with upgraded content! The world has been torn asunder, now split into two parts by a massive flood. There is the beautiful utopia known as “The Heights”, and a filth-ridden industrial wasteland dubbed simply “The Depths”. Those in The Heights harbor disdain for those left behind in The Depths. They see the wasteland as a prison for sinners. It’s not long before the fate of heroine and police officer Cyrus Tistella begins to reveal itself, as she delves into The Depths.

Developer: N/A

Steam Prison

 

 

Upcoming Games


We have a trio of games coming in early March to look at in this Nintendo Download, from action platforming to farming to monster trucks.

Gunslugs 2 Price:
$6.79 | $7.99
Size:
59.00 MB
Launch Date:
Mar. 01, 2021
Dive into a chaotic action platformer and become the hero. Defend a world under siege from the Black Duck army, and fight through the onslaught of tanks, bombs, rockets, aliens, spiders, and bosses!

Developer: Orange Pixel

Harvest Moon: One World Price:
$49.99
Size:
1.20 GB
Launch Date:
Mar. 02, 2021
The latest entry in the Harvest Moon series is nearly here. It seems the Harvest Goddess has gone missing! So you’ll have to get to the bottom of things to bring her back. All the while, explore locales like beach, desert, and volcano.

Developer: APPCI

Monster Jam Steel Titans 2 Price:
$39.99
Size:
9.20 GB
Launch Date:
Mar. 02, 2021
This sequel adds five huge new worlds and 38 trucks in all to conquer them with. Play with friends online or via split-screen multiplayer in authentic stadium events and race modes!

Developer: Rainbow Studios

 

That rounds out the last Nintendo Download of February 2021 with Spring just around the corner!

About Michael Fontanini

Michael is a veteran gamer in his late 30s, who grew up around video games, with fond memories of the oldies like the NES, SNES, and N64 among others. He loves Nintendo, but also plays a lot of games on his PC. Michael also enjoys going for walks/bike rides, loves animals, and enjoys thunderstorms (and science in general).

I love Nintendo but I also play a lot of game's on PC, many of which are on steam. My favorite Nintendo game's include Zelda, Metroid, and Smash Bros to name a few. On PC I love the Half-Life games, as well as most all of the Source Engine games just to name a few.