REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
Nintendo eShop on Wii U
- Tadpole Treble – Get ready for a creative adventure as you swim through sheet music and avoid the notes of the game’s catchy soundtrack. Along the way, you’ll encounter massive bosses, fully sung songs and plenty of unlockables, as well as an intuitive full stage/song creation mode using the Wii U GamePad controller.
Virtual Console on Wii U
- Wave Race 64 – Choose one of four characters, each with his or her own unique abilities and style, and master the game’s excellent controls. Make your way through nine courses, each with its own challenges. Take a break from racing to try the Stunt Mode. Polish your skills pulling off handstands, rolls and flips.
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
- Disney Art Academy – Demo Version – In the full version of the game, players can discover their inner artists to capture the stunning visuals of over 80 Disney and Pixar characters. With advice and lessons inspired by Disney art and Pixar animations, they learn to use a bundle of different drawing tools to create Elsa and Olaf from Disney Frozen, characters from Disney Inside Out, or characters like Mickey Mouse. They can even share their creations with their friends. The demo version gives players access to two lessons to try out: Mickey Mouse and Olaf from Disney Frozen. Game and demo in 2D.
Virtual Console on New Nintendo 3DS
- Mega Man X – Hundreds of years after his death, Dr. Light’s final creation is discovered. Now, the future lies on the brink of destruction and X must use all of his newfound powers and abilities to hunt down the maverick Reploids and their leader, Sigma, before the human race is wiped from the planet.
Wii Retail Download
- Mario Sports Mix – The game presents four familiar sports – hockey, basketball, volleyball, dodgeball – but with a Mario twist. Players can choose from a variety of playable Mushroom Kingdom characters or play as their own Mii characters. In any sport, power-ups can turn the tide of a game in an instant. And in over-the-top Mario sports fashion, each character can unleash a special move.
Nintendo eShop sales:
Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS
- AeternoBlade (Nintendo 3DS) and Wicked Monster Blast! HD+ (Wii U) are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 31.
Nintendo eShop on Wii U
- Nano Assault NEO is 25 percent off (reduced from $9.99 to $7.49) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 25.
- The Perplexing Orb is over 75 percent off (reduced from $3.99 to 99 cents) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 19.
- Pixel Slime U, Tap Tap Arcade and more games from RCMADIAX are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Sept. 28.
- Trine Enchanted Edition and Trine 2 Director’s Cut are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 29.
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
- Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl, Stella Glow and more games from ATLUS are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 22.
- Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Dual Destinies and Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy from Capcom are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 18.
- Real Heroes: Firefighter 3D is 50 percent off (reduced from $9.99 to $4.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 18.
- 4 Elements, Azada and more games from Media Sales & Licensing B.V. are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Dec. 29.
- Brunch Panic, Sweet Memories - Blackjack and more games from Circle Ent. are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Sept. 1.
- Crazy Construction, Chain Blaster and more games from G-Style are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 25.
- 3D Streets of Rage, 3D Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master and more games from SEGA are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 29.
- Crazy Kangaroo, League of Heroes and more games from Gamelion Studios are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 31.
Also new this week:
- Ambition of the Slimes (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
- Surfin’ Sam - Attack of the Aqualites (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
- 360 Breakout (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
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.
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.
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