Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems - June 23, 2016
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 on the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, the Nintendo DSi™ Shop for the Nintendo DSi system and the Wii™ Shop Channel for the Wii console.
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 either Wii U or the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, but can be used in either Nintendo eShop if the systems are linked to a single Nintendo Network account.
The Wii Shop Channel offers games and applications and uses Wii Points™, which can be purchased via the Wii Shop Channel. The Nintendo DSi Shop offers games and applications and uses Nintendo DSi Points™, which can be purchased in the Nintendo DSi Shop.
This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE – Slay monsters – and slay like a pop star – in this new RPG from acclaimed developer ATLUS. An interdimensional evil has invaded modern-day Tokyo, resulting in this fantastical mix of music, style and danger. Battle through dungeons to pump up your strategy and creatively destroy your foes … before all hope fades to black.
Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games – Experience the thrill of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games by competing with friends as gaming icons like Mario and Sonic. Prove you’re the star of the Games across 17 events, including full team sports: dominate the field in Football (soccer), have a ball in Beach Volleyball and be there for the Olympic Games debut of Rugby Sevens.
Mighty No. 9 – Created by games industry legend Keiji Inafune and a veteran team of developers, Mighty No. 9 transforms classic side-scrolling action with modern tech and fresh mechanics across 12 challenging stages and dozens of mini missions. Face off against your eight Mighty brethren and steal their powers to unlock new transformations for hero Beck, granting him unique skills and abilities.
Splashy Duck - Save the DUCK from crashing into the WHALE!
Endless FUN for EVERYONE! Help your hero DUCK by collecting the GOLD COINS while avoiding the EVIL WHALES! Experience the endless fun Off-TV on the Wii U™ GamePad controller or on the TV in glorious 1080p HD! Instant restart allows you to get back into the game quicker than ever!
(Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
Star Sky 2 - Take a walk through the moonlit hills. Explore the choices life has to offer.
Star Sky 2 is a sequel to the atmospheric, meditative experience of Star Sky. Walk through the landscapes, interact with the environment and learn based of the choices you make. Explore the different roads presented and enjoy the sound and sights of the world.
Star Sky 2 continues the story set by the previous one, with a similar style of gameplay. There are more choices and most importantly, more consequences. Learn from the choices you make, and see the different paths a life can take, and the scenarios that unfold. The game is a slow experience, that does require some patience, but it is meant as a way to get lost in you thoughts, to feel the game as you are playing, and most importantly, to simply relax.
(Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
Blackjack 21 - Get the real deal, get Blackjack 21!
Do you like Blackjack? Tired of half-baked Blackjack video games? Would you like to truly simulate the experience of Casino Blackjack? Then Blackjack 21 is the game for you!
Blackjack 21 is a true Blackjack simulator. Featuring a visually appealing Blackjack game that actually follows every casino rule to give you a realistic experience.
Exactly like the Blackjack inside a casino, Blackjack 21 includes all the rules from dealer soft 17s to increased payback when you get a blackjack! Split, surrender, double down and everything else you do in real Blackjack is simulated within Blackjack 21.
Why settle for a sub-par Blackjack video game? Get the real deal, get Blackjack 21!
(Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
Educational Pack of Kids Games - Learn while playing video games!
Building Blocks is the video game version the classic wooden stacking blocks. The game lets you build anything you can imagine and uses realistic physics that simulate real-world gravity.
- Counting Sheep is a fun way to learn numbers 1 through 100.
- Menu Math is a fun way to learn addition and also become comfortable selecting items from a menu. All prices are rounded for simplicity to fractional 0.5's (Examples: 7.5, 3, 2.5, 8).
- Ice Cream Colors is a simple color identification game. A color is both shown (with spelling) and said aloud.
- Play Piano is a simplified piano. The piano helps develop creativity and might reveal musical talent. Who knows, your child might be the next big piano virtuoso.
- Shapes is the video game version of the classic shapes toolbox.
- SK8 is a cool skate boarding game that teaches addition based math. Solve a math problem to jump over the oncoming rock as you skate down the street.
(Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team / Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team – The world of Pokémon has fallen into a state of crisis, but heroic Pokémon are fighting back by banding together and forming rescue teams. Recruit wild Pokémon and lead your team to victory in a quest to save the world from some decidedly unnatural disasters.
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky – Be a Pokémon and experience the world in a new way! Learn more secrets of Time and Darkness, and journey with your friends on remarkable adventures to save the world.
Rubik’s Cube - The official Rubik's® Cube game is here!
Play anywhere, anytime on the most authentic digital representation of the Rubik's Cube available. Rubik's Cube is a 3-D combination puzzle invented in 1974 by Hungarian sculptor and professor of architecture Ernő Rubik.
- Intuitive touch controls
- Cube 2x2x2 and Cube 3x3x3
- Camera Capture
- Internet rankings
(Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS)
Super Ghouls ’n Ghosts – The third game in the Ghosts ’n Goblins series, Super Ghouls ’n Ghosts follows Arthur in another quest to rescue the princess. Take control of Arthur and defeat the creatures of the night to save the day once more. Discover what glory awaits those brave enough to take on the armies of Super Ghouls ’n Ghosts.
(Virtual Console on Nintendo 3DS)
Unholy Heights - Monster management! Sim action gameplay.
Unholy Heights is a combination of Tower Defense strategy and Apartment Management Simulation.
Sucker monsters into moving into your building, charge them rent and keep them happy by buying them furniture.
Heroes will attempt to attack your apartments so when they do, call on your monsters to take them out!
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
Nintendo eShop Sales:
Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS
- 99Moves (Wii U), Darts Up 3D (Nintendo 3DS) and more from EnjoyUp Games are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on July 21.
- Sweetest Thing (Wii U), Jewel Match 3 (Nintendo 3DS) and more games from Joindots are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on June 30.
- Turtle Tale (Nintendo 3DS and Wii U) is on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on June 30.
- Another World – 20th Anniversary Edition (Nintendo 3DS and Wii U) is on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on July 7.
- Citizens of Earth (Wii U), The Legend of Legacy (Nintendo 3DS) and more games from ATLUS are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on July 4.
Nintendo eShop on Wii U
- Vector Assault is 20 percent off (reduced from $4.99 to $3.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on June 30.
- Infinity Runner is more than 40 percent off (reduced from $6.99 to $3.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on July 7.
- Star Sky is 50 percent off (reduced from $4 to $2) until 8:59 a.m. PT on July 7.
- Steel Rivals is more than 25 percent off (reduced from $6.99 to $4.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on June 30.
- Super Destronaut is 50 percent off (reduced from $1.99 to 99 cents) until 8:59 a.m. PT on July 14.
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
- Parking Star 3D, Quell Reflect and more from CIRCLE Entertainment are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on July 14.
- Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains is 50 percent off (reduced from $29.99 to $14.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on July 4.
- Snow Moto Racing 3D is 50 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $3.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on June 30.
Miiverse – Nintendo 3DS Summer Vacation Sweepstakes – Summer is a season of excitement, fun and outdoor exploration. Share how Nintendo 3DS/2DS systems and games will add some extra fun to your summer vacation for a chance to win a Nintendo 2DS system and six great digital Nintendo 3DS games! Click here for more details.
- NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Open to legal residents of the US (incl. DC), 13 years or older. Promotion begins 10:00 AM PT on 6/20/16 and ends 10:00 PM PT on 7/11/16. To enter, post your Nintendo 3DS/2DS vacation idea in Miiverse or mail postcard as stated in Official Rules. Ten Grand Prize winners will each receive one (1) Nintendo 2DS system and one (1) download code for six Nintendo 3DS digital games (ARV US $229.93). Six First Prize winners will each receive one (1) download code for six Nintendo 3DS digital games (ARV US $149.94). For Official Rules, visit here.
Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:
New themes this week include:
- Rhythm Heaven Megamix Costumed Tebiri
- Rhythm Heaven Megamix Ringside