South Park and Pepper Grinder join this week’s eShop roundup

This week on the Nintendo Switch eShop, there are several exciting new releases to look forward to. One of the highlights is a new game based on the popular TV show South Park, called South Park: Snow Day. In this game, the gang gets up to their usual mischief when school is closed due to snowy weather. Players take on the role of a customizable new kid who must save the day as chaos ensues in the town of South Park. Be sure to stay tuned for a review of this game.

Another notable release this week is Pepper Grinder, an indie platformer with a unique twist. This game first caught our attention during a recent Nintendo Direct Indie Showcase, and now the full game is available for players to enjoy. Pepper Grinder is a creative platformer filled with drill-based tricks that will keep players on their toes. We are currently working on a review, so be sure to stay tuned for our thoughts on this game.

Princess Peach: Showtime! is another game that is causing a buzz on the eShop this week. Nintendo is celebrating the release of this game with special missions in Mario Run. Players have the chance to win Peach-themed statues for their kingdom, providing added incentive to revisit this classic game. If you’re a fan of Mario Run or looking for a reason to dive back in, these missions might be just what you need.

In addition to these exciting new releases, there are plenty of other games worth checking out on the eShop this week. From action-packed adventures to puzzle platformers, there is something for everyone. Be sure to browse the full list below and let us know which games you’re most excited to play.

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Here are some of the highlighted games available on the Nintendo Switch eShop this week:

1. SOUTH PARK: SNOW DAY! – Team up with Cartman, Stan, Kyle, and Kenny in this co-op action game set in the snowy town of South Park. Customize your own new kid and battle your way through the streets of South Park in an all-new story. Equip weapons, deploy special abilities, and save the town from chaos.

2. Pepper Grinder – This action-packed platformer stars Pepper, a seafaring soul with a passion for prospecting. Armed with Grinder, her trusty sidearm, Pepper must dig, control machines, and battle enemies to recover her missing fortune. Engage in puzzle platforming, battle bosses, and discover hidden levels in this colorful and creative game.

3. Open Roads – Join Tess Devine and her mother Opal on a road trip adventure to explore long-abandoned family properties and unearth buried memories. Discover the truth they’ve been seeking and learn more about each other in this intriguing mystery game.

In the Digital Spotlight this week, there are several party games to choose from, including Everybody 1-2-Switch, Just Dance 2024 Edition, and WarioWare: Get It Together. These games offer fun and entertainment for players of all ages, with a variety of gameplay modes and challenges to enjoy.

If you’re looking to pre-order a new game, Grounded is a co-op survival-adventure game where players are the size of an ant. Survive, build, and explore in this immersive world where the insect life reacts to your actions. Play solo or with friends online and uncover the wonders of your own backyard. Pre-orders for Grounded are available now on the Nintendo eShop.

In the Nintendo mobile section, Super Mario Run is celebrating the release of Princess Peach: Showtime! on the Nintendo Switch system. Limited-time Princess Peach missions are available in the game, allowing players to earn in-game statues of Peach and decorate their kingdom. These missions are available until May 7, so be sure to jump into Super Mario Run and complete them before time runs out.

With so many exciting new releases and updates on the Nintendo Switch eShop this week, there’s no shortage of games to keep you entertained. Whether you’re a fan of action-packed adventures, creative platformers, or party games, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Be sure to grab your Switch and start downloading these games to have a week filled with gaming fun.