Nintendo Download, Dec. 27, 2018: Happy New Year!

Nintendo Download, Dec. 27, 2018: Happy New Year!

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 console, the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems.

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 Nintendo Switch, Wii U or the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, but can be used in any Nintendo eShop if the systems are linked to a single Nintendo Account.

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 system both on-device and from the Nintendo website. Once the accounts are linked, users may also use PayPal as a payment option when buying digital content for the Wii U or Nintendo 3DS family systems from the Nintendo website.

My Nintendo - Redeem PointsMy 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, or on discount rewards for select Nintendo 3DS and Wii U software. Visit https://my.nintendo.com/reward_categories for more details.

This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch

DYNASTY WARRIORS 8: Xtreme Legends Definitive Edition

DYNASTY WARRIORS 8: Xtreme Legends Definitive Edition – Immerse yourself in the vivid tales of the Romance of the Three Kingdoms. Play as the mighty warrior Lu Bu, and embark on a journey that depicts his way of life. The Definitive Edition includes all of the downloadable content from past versions of the game.

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

ACA NEOGEO PUZZLE BOBBLE

ACA NEOGEO PUZZLE BOBBLE – Aim, bounce, and stick! Stick together 3 or more bubbles of the same color to erase them!

“PUZZLE BOBBLE” is an action puzzle game released by Taito in 1994.

Bub and Bob, the bubble spitting dragons from the action game, BUBBLE BOBBLE, are back in a new bubble-based puzzle!

Skillfully bounce bubbles off the walls and match 3 or more bubbles of the same color to erase them!

Enjoy the easy to learn, but hard to master, bubble shooter puzzle game!

The “ACA NEOGEO” series has faithfully reproduced many classic NEOGEO masterpieces.

Players can change various game settings such as game difficulty, and also reproduce the atmosphere of arcade display settings at that time. Players can also compete against each other from all over the world with their high scores.

Please enjoy the masterpiece that built a generation for video games.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Arcade Archives DONKEY KONG JR.

Arcade Archives DONKEY KONG JR. – Avoid enemies while going up and down the cranes, take the keys, and rescue Donkey Kong!

“DONKEY KONG JR.” is an action game released by Nintendo in 1982.

Donkey Kong has been captured and caged in his latest encounter with Mario. Donkey Kong Jr. is on his way to set him free!

Skillfully utilize jumps and the cranes to avoid enemies, get to the top, and steal the cage’s key from Mario.

The “Arcade Archives” series has faithfully reproduced many classic Arcade masterpieces.

Players can change various game settings such as game difficulty, and also reproduce the atmosphere of arcade display settings at that time. Players can also compete against each other from all over the world with their high scores.

Please enjoy the masterpiece that built a generation for video games.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Diggerman

Diggerman – Dig, dig, dig! For love, for fame, for money!

Fast arcade digging game with story, treasures and boss fight!

The world was beautiful some time ago. We lived together in our lovely cottage digging some mud every day. Suddenly everything has changed. HUGE ANGRY MOLE has come and kidnapped my beautiful sweetheart.

Will you support me? Will you dig with me and help me saving my beloved?

Watch out for rolling stones, spikes, spider nets, TNTs, lava and bats!

Let’s dig together, let’s find some treasures, let’s put them on the ground and make some money!

I’m the Diggerman. I love mining. I need to dig and rescue my sweetheart.

Features:

  • ultimate digging experience introducing brand new arcade mechanics
  • story line, the end, treasures, boss fight and much of love
  • tons of workers to hire
  • two buttons mining
  • battery upgrades
  • HUGE ANGRY MOLE
  • 5 worlds, surprising obstacles and traps
  • passive income but not in bitcoins

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Gelly Break

Gelly Break – Demo Version – Stay together! Play together! Discover a new world and rescue the captured Gellies from Evil Blob!

Gelly Break is a varied jump’n’run with an intense co-op mode for two players, which will demand real teamwork in addition to the right tactics, especially in the boss battles against huge unique enemies. Discover a new world and rescue the captured Gellies from Evil Blob!
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Jewel Fever 2

Jewel Fever 2 – Full and Demo Versions – “Jewel Fever 2” is an addictive match-3-puzzle-game!

It features:

✔ Three game modes: Normal, Quick and Infinite

✔ 15 Objectives to be completed (in normal-mode or quick-mode)

✔ Combos: You can achieve more points by making combos!

✔ HD graphics

Instructions:

  • Normal mode –
    you advance to the next level when you match the required number of jewels as it´s shown in the upper part of the screen.
  • Quick mode –
    Try to match as many jewels as you can in 60 seconds!
  • Infinite mode –
    You have unlimited time so you won´t be surprised by any “game over”-messages

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Mech Rage

Mech Rage – Hit the aliens fast, hard… and a lot.

The aliens are coming! The life of your crew is in your hands. Can you defend your ship from the pesky invaders? Take control of a powerful Combat Mech and take them head on! Upgrade your abilities and weapons to be able to stand your ground against increasingly more overwhelming enemy assault. Show off your combat skills, reflexes and endurance. Remember: even a smallest mistake can lead to an abrupt end of your adventure!

Mech Rage is a top-down shooter, set in a science-fiction universe. Take control of John – a greenhorn captain of an intergalactic spaceship, Excalibur. Defend your ship and crew from a sudden alien attack. Your only weapon is an advanced Combat Mech. Take control of its armanents, traverse multiple varied levels, and clear the corridors of your ship from the alien infestation. Your fate depends on your combat skills, reflexes and endurance. Upgrade your mech, obtain new weapons and use them to stand your ground against increasingly overwhelming enemy assault. Are you ready for combat?

Features:

  • immersive and challenging gameplay
  • 3 difficulty levels
  • perfect for both seasoned veterans and players new to the shooter genre
  • dynamic combat
  • varied enemies

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Revenge of the Bird King

Revenge of the Bird King – 50% bird, 50% man, 100% ridiculous.

Revenge of the Bird KingPlant seeds, grow guns, be the bird-man you always wished you could be.

A group of intergalactic super heroes has come to your world, bringing with them a tale of mystery and complete nonsense. Explore, level-up, find secret treasures, and challenge yourself to some good ol’ classic jump’n’shoot action in this retro-inspired action/platformer/RPG-lite.
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Xenon Valkyrie+

Xenon Valkyrie+ – Action platformer with RPG elements for hardcore gamers.

Xenon Valkyrie+ is a rogue-like platformer game in which you must fight to the deepest part of a moon and halt the plans of a wicked witch.

Obtain many weapons as you fight through a unique, randomly-generated world every time you play. Encounter many characters, stores and enemies that tell a legendary story.

With traditional graphics and high quality chiptune music, level up and get the amazing power of the Xenon Valkyrie!

  • Rogue-lite platformer with a great story
  • Many worlds with different routes
  • 3 heroes with unique skills
  • 100+ items
  • Multiple bosses and enemies
  • RPG elements
  • Several endings and secrets
  • Quality Chiptune music
  • Hard gameplay and Permadeath

(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available Jan. 1

Nintendo eShop sales:

Activities:Splatoon 2 Frosty Fest

  • Splatoon 2 Frosty Fest – Fans of the Splatoon 2 game have plenty of reasons to start inkin’ online*. Frosty Fest will turn Inkopolis Square into a festive winter wonderland. Inklings and Octolings will even get to use some very fancy glitter-filled ink! In keeping with the season, this special Splatfest asks: Who do you get most excited to spend the holidays with: Friends or Family? Choose a side and battle it out from Jan. 4 at 2 p.m. PT to Jan. 6 at 2 p.m. PT. You can also get seasonal gear that will be distributed via the Splatoon 2 News channel on your Nintendo Switch system. Look for these free gifts in late December. Need a reminder? Redeem your My Nintendo points** now for a themed wallpaper featuring the special gear.
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Piranha Plant – Don’t forget that My Nintendo users who purchase and register the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game by Jan. 31, 2019, will receive a download code for Piranha Plant, which will join the battle as a playable character when it’s available. Get all the details at https://smashbros.nintendo.com/buy/#piranha-plant.

*Nintendo Switch Online membership (sold separately) and Nintendo Account required. Not available in all countries. For the latest list of countries, please visit Customer Support. Internet access required for online features. The Nintendo Account User Agreement, including the Purchase and Subscription terms, apply.
**A Nintendo Account is required to receive and redeem My Nintendo points. Terms apply. https://accounts.nintendo.com/term_point.

Remember that Nintendo Switch, Wii U, Wii, New Nintendo 3DS, New Nintendo 3DS XL, Nintendo 3DS, New Nintendo 2DS XL and Nintendo 2DS feature parental controls that let adults manage some of the content their children can access. Nintendo 3DS players who register a Nintendo Network ID 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 this and other features, visit http://www.nintendo.com/switchhttp://www.nintendo.com/wiiuor http://www.nintendo.com/3ds.
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