Nintendo Download Highlights New Digital Content for Nintendo Systems - July 28, 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:
Kirby: Planet Robobot – Another year older, another year … pinker?
What better way to celebrate Kirby’s birthday than with a free demo of his new sci-fi adventure, Kirby: Planet Robobot for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, alongside other great Kirby games.
Gotta Protectors - An awesome 8-bit spin on tower defense straight from Japan! Team up with friends and mow down hordes of foes!
The bad guys are after Princess Lola. You gotta protect her! Choose from a diverse and memorable cast of six classes, each with unique weapons and customizable, upgradeable skills. Strategically place barricades and turrets, hire hirelings, move Lola (the source of your power) around the map, and get ready to hack, slash, and magically mash wave after wave of enemies. LEVEL UP and DESTROY THEM ALL! Fight through 100 story maps, or create your own using the Map Editor and share them with friends via QR Code patterns.
Supports Local Play and Download Play with up to four players. With just one copy of the software, you can gotta-protect with up to three friends—as long as they all have their own Nintendo 3DS family system!
Features a heart-pumping soundtrack by a cadre of legendary 80s game composers including Yuzo Koshiro (ActRaiser), Hiroshi Kawaguchi (Space Harrier), Shinji Hosoe (Dragon Spirit), Hisayoshi Ogura (Ninja Warriors), and Motoaki Furukawa (Vulcan Venture).
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
Kirby’s Epic Yarn – When Kirby incurs the anger of a sorcerer, he is transported to a world made completely of cloth and yarn. In this Wii classic, guide Kirby through uniquely crafted levels in Patch Land as he takes on a variety of forms and transforming into powerful vehicles. A second player can also aid in the adventure by playing as the adorably named Prince Fluff (additional accessories required for multiplayer mode; sold separately).
3Souls - Welcome to the world of Musland!
Discover the world of Mustland with Nelesa in the sad cells of Moon Prison with this first episode of 3Souls. In this 2D puzzle-platformer, players must utilise the unique features of the Wii U GamePad™ to solve puzzles and the touch screen to glimpse into the thoughts and feelings residing within Nelesa's soul. A second player can join in on the journey to help you with the platformer parts of the game in local Co-Op Mode.
3Souls is an episodic game, structured in 3 separate episodes. With this purchase you will receive the starting episode 1. Episode 2 and 3 will be available later as chargeable downloadable content.
(Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
BLOC - 4 BLOCS FOR UP TO 4 PLAYERS!
Control up to 4 BLOCS at the same time to prevent the star or ball from going offscreen! Features multiplayer for up to 4 players: each player shares the Wii U GamePad™ to control BLOCS on each side of the screen. Play with bumpers in one of 4 stages!
(Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
Dracula’s Legacy - Hidden Object Adventure Game. Find clever clues and solve mysteries. Solve fantastic puzzles.
Haunted by frightening dreams about her forgotten past, Isabella - along with her fiancé - travels to an old ghost town, the only clue to her origins that she has been able to dredge from the depths of her lost memories.
At the start of the dangerous journey, a terrifying creature attacks the pair and Isabella barely manages to escape with her life by fleeing into the dungeons buried deep beneath the town... where deadly vampires lurk. Now it is up to you: help Isabella as she tries to find her way out, reach the mysterious city of lost souls, and rescue her fiancé!
Solve perplexing puzzles and explore colorful locations in "Dracula's Legacy".
- Hidden Object Adventure Game
- Find clever clues and solve mysteries
- Solve fantastic puzzles
(Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
Vektor Wars - Serious Robot Blasting Fun! Fast-paced First Person Combat.
Welcome to an 80's neon future inspired first-person cyber shooter.
The year is 2024 and you are Commander James Moses, a Space Ranger.
Your mission: destroy the robot death army, rescue the Robodudes and save the world!
Select your weapon and use your skills to face down a tidal wave of rogue robots... in this retro homage to Arcade classics such as Battlezone, Berzerk and Robotron. Frantic gameplay, an array of loud and destructive weaponry - you must cheat death at every turn!
KEY GAME POINTS:
- Fast-paced First Person Combat
- A neon-drenched vector world unlike any other
- An armoury of loud and heavy weapons
- 9 World Zones to liberate, all with their own unique environments and enemies to annihilate
- A wonderful original soundtrack
- Arcade shooter gameplay; where the only things that matter are your game skills and the high-score table!
(Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
Kirby Mass Attack – Gather a mob of Kirby characters and then lead them through this crazy Game Boy Advance adventure in which nothing can stand in your way. Send Kirbys swarming over enemies, fling them into the air to hit flying floes and even use them to take on challenges of strength. Don’t forget to collect medals hidden throughout various stages to unlock mini-games.
Kirby’s Dream Course – Get ready for one the most surprising Kirby games imaginable! In this fun Super NES golf game – yes, it’s a Kirby golf game – control the force and angle of your shot and sink Kirby for a hole-in-one. Play through various stages and acquire classic power-ups to get the lowest score possible. (In this game, a low score is a GOOD thing.)
Nintendo eShop Sales:
Nintendo eShop on Wii U
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
- Runny Egg, Ninja Battle Heroes and more games from Tom Create are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 26.
- Glory of Generals and Samurai Defender are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 18.
- Snow Moto Racing 3D is 50 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $3.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 4.
- Sadame is more than 45 percent off (reduced from $14.99 to $7.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 25.
- Epic Word Search Collection is 25 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $5.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 4.
- Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker and Shin Megami Tensei IV are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 8.
Remember that Wii U, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL, Nintendo 2DS and Nintendo DSi feature parental controls that let adults manage some of the content their children can access. For more information about this and other features, visit http://www.nintendo.com/wiiu or http://www.nintendo.com/3ds.