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Nintendo Life eShop Selection: April 2022

Nintendo Life eShop Selection: April 2022

The year moves quickly and has changed Comparatively Busy in terms of big releases. On the eShop, however, April turned out to be another busy month with a variety of popular ports and exciting new games. Once again, it’s time to try and pick the best from the past month.

The awards aim to celebrate the best of Nintendo’s digital storefront, giving some love and attention to games that could easily be missed in the Switch’s ever-growing library of downloads. It should be noted that we only focused on downloadable games and not on retail downloads, DLC, etc.

So let’s begin. Here are the best Switch eShop games of April 2022!

Honorable Mentions:

While these titles aren’t in the top three this month, they’re still worth checking out:

Guardians of the Galaxy: Chariots of Darkness (Eshop Switch)

Author: 8-4 / Developer: Ancient

Release Date: April 14, 2022 (America) / April 14, 2022 (UK/EU)

I have bodyguards A really fun game for the 3DS that we loved, it turns out I have guardians: Chariot of Darkness The most fun game we love on the Switch. No wonder!

This topic from an “old” development studio offers one approach Strategic confusion Throughout his campaign. Combine tower defense with action, and you can tackle it alone or with friends in local co-op. The game is great fun, but enhanced with sharp humor and great retro-style presentation.

Don’t fall asleep, make sure Check out our review for the full breakdown.

Stanley's Parable: Ultra Deluxe (Switch eShop)Stanley's Parable: Ultra Deluxe (Switch eShop)

Author: Crows crows crows / Developer: Crows crows crows

Release Date: April 27, 2022 (America) / April 27, 2022 (UK/EU)

This particularly iconic indie game hit the Switch in late April, but still managed to grab a silver medal.

How to explain Stanley’s Parable. Um. Oh… by the sound of it story What started as a very popular mod turned into a full game years And then here it is on the switch. Fortunately, it works well, has a ton of new content, and is just as charming and memorable today as it was when it was first released.

You can read Alex… riding With the game Our opinion.

Nobody Saves the World (Change eShop)Nobody Saves the World (Change eShop)

Author: Beverage studies / Developer: Beverage studies

Release Date: April 14, 2022 (America) / April 14, 2022 (UK/EU)

This month’s winner Nobody saves the worldThe latest title from the amazing Drinkbox Studio (which you might be familiar with Quakemeli 1 and 2they are on the switch).

This time around, the studio has delivered a top-down action RPG, and one of its many strengths is the freedom and creativity it allows the player to exercise. You have the option to transform into different types of characters, and there are skill and leveling mechanics that allow you to play and progress. As usual from the developer, the game has great art style and plenty of humor too. Let’s leave the last word The result of our selection.

“No One to Save the World is a fun and exciting action-adventure that Switch owners won’t want to miss. An addictive quest system, surprisingly deep class system, engaging art style, and hard-hitting combat combine to create varied gameplay and an engaging experience that exudes quality at every turn. Whether you’re a fan of highly customizable RPGs, old-school Zelda games, or classic arcade beat ’em ups, No One Saves the World is a must-have title. Your library.


How we chose our eShop Choose the top three: At the end of each month, the Nintendo Life team votes on their favorite titles from a list of games selected by the editorial team. To qualify for this list, these games must have been released as a digital-only Nintendo Switch eShop title in that particular month and reviewed on Nintendo Life; We select leaderboards based on review scores.

Employees are asked to vote for three games they think deserve to be at the top of the list; First option gets 3 points, second option gets 2 points and third option gets 1 point. These votes are then tallied to create a top three list, with the overall winner receiving the first prize of the month.

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