Nintendo Download: The Ol’ 1-2 Switcheroo

REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#nintendoswitch–This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following content:

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch

    • Everybody 1-2-Switch! Laugh it up at your next game night! Whether you’re summoning aliens or snapping colorful photos with your phone’s camera, mix up your next get-together with the Everybody 1-2-Switch! game. Grab some Joy-Con controllers* or a whole bunch of smart devices** for team-based games that are easy to set up with the help of your horse host, Horace. Get moving with 2 to 100 players and compete to see which team can win a certain number of games first! The Everybody 1-2-Switch! game will be available on June 30.
    • Master Detective Archives: RAIN CODE – Enter the Mystery Labyrinth in this offbeat puzzle-solving experience. The city of rain, under the complete control of a megacorporation, is gripped by innumerable unsolved mysteries. Master Detectives from around the world, each possessing unique powers, must rise to the challenge of uncovering the truth. Play as Yuma, an amnesiac detective-in-training, accompanied by Shinigami, the spirit haunting him, as you delve into the everchanging realm and get to the heart of the case. Master Detective Archives: RAIN CODE launches for Nintendo Switch on June 30.
    • Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective – The time-bending murder mystery Ghost Trick returns in HD. After kicking the bucket and becoming a ghost, you acquire the ability to possess and control objects. Uncover Sissel’s unknown past and help unravel mysteries that occurred that fateful night. Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective spirits onto Nintendo Switch June 30.
    • Crime O’Clock – There’s no time to waste in this puzzle-exploration game; you’ve got over 40 cases to solve across time and space, spanning eras from the Lost Age to a cybernetic future. In each era, you’ll see how crime scenes develop for different time ticks, and how taking action in one era can change events in another. By traveling through time, meeting characters and resolving each case, your map will change and more adventures will be unlocked. Set your alarms to Crime O’Clock when it launches on Nintendo Switch June 30.
    • The Lara Croft Collection – Leap into the fast-paced arcade combat and puzzle-packed platforming of two outstanding adventures for tomb raiders of all abilities, whether it is on your own, or on local co-op* with up to four friends. Penetrate dense jungles and navigate elaborate Aztec ruins in Lara Croft & the Guardian of Light and investigate the cursed tombs of ancient pharaohs in Lara Croft & the Temple of Osiris. Blast through hordes of supernatural foes, overcome intricate Challenge Tombs, beat high scores and equip yourself with a massive arsenal of unlockable weapons, equipment and magical artifacts. Start your adventure today!
  • SEGA Genesis – Nintendo Switch Online***

    • The Revenge of Shinobi – A sequel to SEGA’s classic arcade game, this action side-scroller plunges you into the role of Joe Musashi as he stalks and attempts to annihilate – if you’re up to the task – the evil Neo Zeed criminal network. This mission is nothing to take lightly, especially when this ninja packs a brutal arsenal of shurikens and ninjitsu skills. Have faith: The power of the ninja is strong.
    • Ghouls ’n Ghosts – This side-scrolling classic besets you with marauding demons: scythe-wielding skeletons, sickle weasels and evil princes that crawl from beneath the mud. You must fend them all off to defend the kingdom and manage to do it without losing your shirt in the process … or in Arthur’s case – his suit of armor.
    • Landstalker – Nigel the Forest Elf faces more delightful puzzles in this action-adventure than you can shake a custom-forged broadsword at. Journey through a fantastical realm while navigating intricate isometric mazes that bring you ever closer to the secret of King Nole’s riches.
    • Crusader of Centy – Launch your razor-sharp weapon like a blazing boomerang and take down invading monsters with a perfectly timed swing. SLICE! This sweeping action-RPG features fierce enemies, a variety of towering bosses, animal companions with special abilities, time travel and a world of sorcery and intrigue to explore.


  • Double Dragon Gaiden: Rise of the Dragons – Prepare to throw down the Double Dragon way in this fresh addition to the iconic beat ’em up franchise. It’s the year 199X, and nuclear war has devastated New York City, leaving its citizens to fight for survival as riots and crime engulf the streets. Unwilling to endure these conditions any longer, young Billy and Jimmy Lee take it upon themselves to drive the gangs out of their city. Explore the early beginnings of the young Double Dragon brothers as they take on both new and familiar enemies in this alternate story. Pre-orders begin today.

Nintendo Mobile:

  • Discover the New Course, Rome Avanti, in Mario Kart Tour! – The limited-time Night Tour event is happening now! Race the bella città Eternal City in the new city course, Rome Avanti! Newly added driver Donkey Kong (Gladiator) enters the arena with some appropriately antiquity-themed attire, as well. You can also cruise along the scenic beauty of newly added course Wii Moonview Highway, taking in the dazzling downtown and scenic countryside. The Night Tour runs until 10:59 p.m. PT on July 11. For more information about the Mario Kart Tour mobile game, visit the official site:

Nintendo eShop sales on Nintendo Switch:

Also new this week in Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch:

* Additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode. Sold separately. Joy-Con mode for the Everybody 1-2-Switch! game supports up to 8 players. Certain games only available in Joy-Con mode.

** Nintendo Account, compatible smart device and internet access required. Smart device mode supports up to 100 players. Players must be in the same room to play. Certain games only available in smart device mode. Data charges may apply.

*** Any Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required for online features. Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership required to access the SEGA Genesis – Nintendo Switch Online library of games. Membership auto-renews after initial term at the then-current price unless canceled. Not available in all countries. Internet access required for online features. Terms apply.

In addition to video games available at retail stores, Nintendo also offers a variety of content that people can download directly to their systems. Nintendo adds new games weekly to Nintendo eShop, which offers a variety of options for the Nintendo Switch family of systems.

Nintendo Switch Online is a paid membership service that allows members to team up or face off online in compatible Nintendo Switch games, such as Splatoon 3, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Nintendo Switch Sports. Members also enjoy a curated library of classic NES, Super NES and Game Boy games, including Super Mario Bros. 3, Super Metroid, The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past and Kirby’s Dream Land, among many others. To find out more about the benefits that come with Nintendo Switch Online, to view membership options and to learn about a free seven-day trial for new users, visit

With a Nintendo Switch Online + Expansion Pack membership, players get access to even more benefits, including a library of Nintendo 64 games with added online play for up to four players (additional accessories may be required for multiplayer mode; sold separately), a library of select Game Boy Advance games, Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Happy Home Paradise DLC, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe – Booster Course Pass DLC, Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion DLC (full version of game required to use DLC for that game; sold separately) and retro SEGA Genesis games.

Nintendo eShop is a cash-based service that features a wide variety of content, including new and classic games, applications and demos. Users can add money to their account balances by using a credit card or purchasing a Nintendo eShop Card at a retail store and entering the code from the card. All funds from one card must be loaded in Nintendo eShop on the Nintendo Switch family of systems.

Customers in the U.S. and Canada ages 18 and older can also link a PayPal account to their Nintendo Account to purchase digital games and content for the Nintendo Switch family of systems both on-device and from the Nintendo website.

My Nintendo members can earn Gold Points on eligible digital purchases. Already have Gold Points? Redeem them toward your next digital purchase of Nintendo Switch games and DLC on Nintendo eShop. Visit for more details.

Remember that the Nintendo Switch features parental controls that let adults manage some of the content their children can access. Nintendo Switch players who register a Nintendo Account gain access to free-to-start games and free game demos from Nintendo eShop, and also get the latest news and information direct from Nintendo. For more information about parental controls on Nintendo Switch and other features, visit and

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