eShop news (May 1, Round 2): Darkwood / Venture Kid

Today’s Nintendo eShop news: release date and trailer for Darkwood, but also…

  • Venture Kid
  • Shadows of Adam
  • Thief Simulator
  • The Download


It has been announced that Darkwood will be released on May 16th in Europe and North America. Here’s the latest trailer for this horror game:

Darkwood (Switch – eShop) comes out on May 14th in Europe and North America. The Upcoming Games page has been updated!

Venture Kid

FDG Entertainment have shared some more details about Venture Kid, and more precisely the improvements for the Nintendo Switch version of the game:

  • New Boss Rush mode
  • New Adventure Mode
  • Mega Man-style screen transitions
  • new music track
  • improved saving balancing
  • improved orb points balancing

And of course, the game runs at 60fps!

Here’s the latest screenshot for the game:

Venture Kid (Switch – eShop) comes out on May 2nd in Europe and North America, and May 9th in Japan.

Source: FDG Entertainment (Twitter)

Shadows of Adam

Circle Ent. have announced that Shadows of Adam is getting a Software update shortly after launch, which will add a New Game+. Unfortunately, we don’t know what it will entail just yet!

Shadows of Adam (Switch – eShop) comes out on May 3rd in Europe and North America, and later this year in Japan.

Source: Circle Ent. (Twitter)

Thief Simulator

Here’s the latest video clip for Thief Simulator:

Thief Simulator (Switch – eShop) does not have a release date yet.

The Download

Here’s the latest The Download video from Nintendo of America, showcasing some of the best games released on the Nintendo eShop of the Nintendo Switch in April (though not all of them are digital-only):

Here’s the list of games showcased in this video:

  • Hob: The Definitive Edition
  • Super Dragon Ball Heroes: World Mission
  • Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy
  • Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice
  • FINAL FANTASY X/X-2 HD Remaster
  • My Time at Portia
  • Katana ZERO
  • Cuphead
  • Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen
  • SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech


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