Nintendo Europe has opened up the 3DS eShop to offer two free games to download in Europe. The two titles, Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars and Mighty Switch Force!, are now available for all 3DS owners in Europe who have access to the eShop. This move is sure to bring some joy to 3DS owners who have been looking for new games to play.
Background – Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars
Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars is a puzzle game that was developed by Nintendo and released in March 2015. Players take control of Mario and help him navigate through each stage of the game, solving puzzles as they progress through the levels. Along with the base game, players can purchase downloadable content from the eShop, adding more levels and characters for an enhanced experience.
The game received critical acclaim upon its launch, earning a Metascore of 81 on review aggregator Metacritic. Critics praised its puzzle gameplay, as well as its addition of user-created stages that can be shared with others via Miiverse. Some criticism was directed at its lack of lasting appeal, but overall it was seen as a quality title for both casual and hardcore gamers alike.
Background – Mighty Switch Force!
Mighty Switch Force! is an arcade-style action-platformer game developed by WayForward Technologies and released on Nintendo’s eShop in October 2012. In this game players take control of Patricia Wagon, a police officer sent out to investigate a group of escaped criminals known as the Hooligan Sisters.
The goal is to switch blocks between different colors so that they match up with their corresponding color blocks in order to open pathways or activate switches which will advance them further in each stage