Nintendo Download highlights 12/4/2014
As another week comes and goes, another Nintendo Download arrives. This week’s Nintendo Download featured five new games (2 on WIi U, 2 on Virtual Console, and 1 on 3DS), as well as some sales that may interest gamers. Here’s the highlights:
- Nintendo eShop on Wii U
- Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker – Ready for adventure? Captain Toad stars in his own puzzling quest through maze-like mini-universes, only on Wii U. Each stage is stacked with tricks and traps, so our stubby little hero will have to use his wits to dodge dangers and track those treasures. Survive smoldering volcanoes, hazardous steam engines, haunted houses and many other perils – all in the name of treasure! Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker will be available on Dec. 5. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.
- Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric – Demo Version – Try it before you buy it! Download the free demo version of Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric. Sonic and his friends must work together as a team to stop the evil alliance of Lyric and Dr. Eggman. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.
- Virtual Console on Wii U
- Fire Emblem – Play the first Fire Emblem game to ever be released in the U.S.! In this timeless Game Boy Advance classic, master battle tactics as you train your army, learn their strengths and weaknesses and command them into the fray. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.
- Lode Runner – Play as the Runner and collect all of the gold in 50 challenging stages. The action may be easy to pick up and play, but the stages become increasingly challenging as you move on. You can also create your own levels in Edit Mode.
- Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
- Ultimate NES Remix – Take on a rapid-fire onslaught of challenges and mashups from 16 of Nintendo’s finest 8-bit games. Test your skills on a gantlet of quick, tricky challenges and remix stages that combine parts of different NES classics like Super Mario Bros. 3, Kid Icarus and Metroid. The best mix of titles from the NES Remix and NES Remix 2 games is on Nintendo 3DS… now you’re playing with PORTABLE power! As a bonus, get a free Famicom theme for your Nintendo 3DS Home menu when you purchase the Ultimate NES Remix.* Click here to watch a trailer for the game.
*For Nintendo eShop purchases, the download code for the free theme will appear on the digital Nintendo eShop receipt. For the packaged version, the code will be included on the reverse side of the game cover sleeve. Download codes are available while supplies last. Both the download codes and the offer expire on Dec. 5, 2015.
Nintendo eShop Sales
- Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS
- Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
- 99Seconds is more than 40 percent off (reduced from $2.49 to $1.49) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Dec. 26.
- Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan is 50 percent off (reduced from $29.99 to $14.99) starting at 9 a.m. PT on Dec. 8 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Dec. 22.
- Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers is 50 percent off (reduced from $29.99 to $14.99) starting at 9 a.m. PT on Dec. 8 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Dec. 22.
- AeternoBlade is more than 40 percent off (reduced from $14.99 to $7.99) starting at 9 a.m. PT on Dec. 5 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Dec. 19.
- AiRace Xeno is 40 percent off (reduced from $2.49 to $1.69) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Dec. 25.
Also new this week:
- Christmas Wonderland 4 (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
- Disney Violetta: Rhythm and Music (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
What most interests you in this week’s Nintendo Download?