Nintendo Weekly Download: (2-12-15)

"Dawn of the First Day. 72 Hours Remain." With these iconic words, Link begins his suspenseful three ...

This may be one of the biggest weeks for Nintendo in quite a huge time, and no doubt the biggest one this year so far. From stellar well known releases to some fantastic indies, the Nintendo eShop has something for you to devour your time into. Maybe your just looking for a particular title that launches this week? Or possibly something a little cheaper that can be found on sale? You’ll be able to find those down below. This is what you can download on Wii U and 3DS this week on the eShop.

In The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D, a masked Skull Kid drags Link into the world of Termina, where the moon is falling from the sky. (Photo: Business Wire)

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
    • The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3DAvailable Feb. 13 – In this re-mastered and enhanced 3D version of the Nintendo classic, a masked Skull Kid drags Link into the world of Termina, where the moon is falling from the sky. Lucky for Termina, Link can reverse time and relive his last 72 hours in limitless ways. Each time, he’ll don any of his 20+ masks collected throughout the game, help different citizens, battle different bosses and ultimately change the fate of a world. This is the definitive version of a dark classic. Click here to view the trailer. In addition, to help celebrate the game’s release, Eiji Aonuma, the producer of The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask is hosting a Miiverse drawing event! For more details, check out Mr. Aonuma’s message in the Art Academy SketchPad community in Miiverse.
    • Monster Hunter 4 UltimateAvailable Feb. 13 – Experience big game hunting with Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, available exclusively on the Nintendo 3DS system. Join up with a traveling caravan of hunters to explore new lands in pursuit of larger-than-life beasts. Play alone in a robust single-player experience or join with up to three other players via a local connection or online via Wi-Fi to tackle hundreds of quests and take down ferocious monsters. Click here to view the trailer.
    • ACE COMBAT Assault Horizon Legacy + – The critically acclaimed aerial combat series flies onto Nintendo 3DS. ACE COMBAT Assault Horizon Legacy + delivers supersonic flying, exciting dogfights and high-altitude acrobatics all in enhanced 3D. In addition, players can take control of customized, real-life aircraft with Nintendo characters like Mario, Bowser and more.
    • 3D Fantasy Zone – This classic arcade shooter was first released in 1986, and is now available exclusively on Nintendo 3DS. Take command of the spaceship Opa-Opa to fight bizarre enemy invaders in this cosmic challenge.
  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U
    • BlekBlek is a unique, award-winning game about imagination and personality. Everything you draw keeps moving, and watching your creations move is like magic. Blek can’t be explained in words. Click here to view the trailer.
  • Virtual Console on Wii U
    • BREATH OF FIRE – The Dark Dragons are in search of six keys to release the devious goddess Tyr. In the Dark Dragons’ destructive wake, Ryu will need to rediscover the lost powers of the Light Dragons, rely on his companions and save his sister – and the entire world. Will he succeed in his quest?

Nintendo eShop Sales:

  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS
    • There are just a few days left to save up to 75 percent off Rayman Legends, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag and other select Ubisoft titles in the Ubisoft Game Sale.
  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U
    • Knytt Underground is 50 percent off (reduced from $12.99 to $6.49) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Feb. 26.
    • Spin the Bottle: Bumpie’s Party is 50 percent off (reduced from $11.99 to $5.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Feb. 26.
    • Paper Monsters Recut is 37 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $4.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Feb. 19.
    • ZaciSa’s Last Stand is 65 percent off (reduced from $1.99 to $0.69) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Feb. 25.
  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
    • Disney Big Hero 6: Battle in the Bay is 33 percent off (reduced from $29.99 to $19.99) from Jan. 13 until 8:59 a.m. PT on March 9.
    • Disney Frozen: Olaf’s Quest is 33 percent off (reduced from $29.99 to $19.99) from Jan. 13 until 8:59 a.m. PT on March 9.
    • 3D Game Collection is 16 percent off (reduced from $5.99 to $4.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Feb. 27.
    • Funfair Party Games is 12 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $6.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Feb. 27.
    • Murder on the Titanic is 25 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $5.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Feb. 27.

Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:

  • New themes this week include:
    • NES: Sword-Swinging Link
    • The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask: Dire Moon
    • The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask: Gold Edition
    • Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate: Gore Magala & Seregios – Available Feb. 13 (Free with purchase of Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate.)

Valentine’s Day Activities:

  • National StreetPass Weekend – Valentine’s Edition
    • Show your love for gaming during this weekend’s StreetPass event. From Feb. 13 to Feb. 15, you can get up to six StreetPass tags from other Nintendo 3DS users from more than 29,000 Nintendo Zone hotspots across the U.S. and Canada. It’s a great opportunity to collect Mii characters from new locations to help fill up puzzle panels in Puzzle Swap and help out in StreetPass Mii Plaza games. You can also enhance game play in StreetPass-enabled games you already own such as Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS, Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire. To find a Nintendo Zone location near you, visithttp://www.nintendo.com/3ds/nintendozone. For more information about StreetPass, visithttp://www.nintendo.com/3ds/features/streetpass/.
  • PlayNintendo.com Valentines
    • Send a legendary message to your friends with printable Valentines featuring characters from The Legend of Zelda. Explore more Nintendo Valentine’s Day fun at http://play.nintendo.com/valentine!

Price Reductions:

  • Battleminer for Nintendo 3DS is $7.99 (reduced from $9.99) beginning at 9 a.m. PT on Feb. 12.
  • Jett Tailfin for Wii U is $12.99 (reduced from $24.95) beginning at 9 a.m. PT on Feb. 15.

Also New this Week:

  • Pong Pong Candy (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
  • Paparazzi (Nintendo eShop on Wii U) – Available Feb. 17

Nintendo Weekly Download For The Week Of 12-18-14 (US)

Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones is a puzzle platformer that puts you in the role of a clone escaping ...

Thursday has approached once again! That means Nintendo has gone and updated the eShop for both Nintendo Wii U and 3DS. Ranging from new titles to sale on some spectacular games, why not discover what the eShop has to offer this week? Here’s what you’ll be able to find on the eShop this week of December 18th, 2014 for both Wii U and 3DS.

    • Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones (pictured above) – Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones is a puzzle platformer that puts you in the role of a clone escaping a sinister and high-tech testing facility. The game includes more than 60 challenging levels connected by a detailed and sprawling overworld. The game even features a full level editor, downloadable community levels and two-player co-op with the Wii U GamePad controller. Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones is now available exclusively for Wii U. Click here to watch the launch trailer for the game.
    • Costume Quest 2 (pictured above) – Trick, treat and pick a fight with demented dental soldiers in Costume Quest 2, the sequel to the hit Halloween-themed RPG, Costume Quest. This inspired adventure includes a range of new features and game-play improvements, including new costumes with special abilities and a revamped battle system. Explore spooky time-traversing landscapes, don adorable new costumes that transform into powerful Hallo-warriors and collect Creepier Treat Cards to wield in combat against a legion of hygiene-obsessed baddies. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.
  • Virtual Console on Wii U
    • DEMON’S CREST – Firebrand the Gargoyle must set off to recover the six magical stones of the Demon Crest before the realms of humans and demons fall into the hands of his evil nemesis, Phalanx. Breathe fire, claw walls and hover across seven intense levels as you fight to save the realms from eternal unrest. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.
    • Kirby: Nightmare in Dream Land (pictured above) – King Dedede has stolen and broken the source of dreams from Dream Land. As Kirby, inhale enemies and copy their abilities to transform into a number of powerful and hilarious shapes as you track down the Star Rod fragments. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.
  • Virtual Console on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS
    • Gargoyle’s Quest II: The Demon Darkness – Available on both Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, join Firebrand on his perilous journey to search for the origin of the mysterious dark beam of light that has destroyed his home in Gargoyle’s Quest II: The Demon Darkness. Explore a magical world, fighting monstrous opponents and acquiring items to increase your magical powers. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.
  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
    • Woah Dave! – In Woah Dave!, players gun for digital glory by slaughtering aliens, stealing their loose change and racking up the highest score possible. Easier said than done, however, as everything on the map – including your own ammo – is trying to kill you. No one ever said being a Dave was easy. Good luck, and may the best Dave win. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.

Nintendo eShop Sales

  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS
    • Resident Evil Revelations is more than 50 percent off in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 4.
  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U
    • Blok Drop U is 50 percent off (reduced from $1.99 to $0.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 27.
  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
    • Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D is more than 50 percent off until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 4.
    • Disney Frozen Olaf’s Quest is more than 30 percent off (reduced from $29.99 to $19.99) from 9 a.m. PT on Oct. 31 until 9:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 17.
    • Quell Reflect is 25 percent off (reduced from $3.99 to $2.79) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 6.

Price reduction:

  • Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 for Nintendo 3DS is being reduced to $4.99 (from $9.99) starting on Oct. 31.
  • Hotel Transylvania for Nintendo 3DS is being reduced to $4.99 (from $9.99) starting on Oct. 31.
  • Legends of OZ: Dorothy’s Return for Nintendo 3DS is being reduced to $4.99 (from $14.99) starting on Oct. 31.

Also new this week:

  • Color Zen – Demo Version (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
  • Cosmophony (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
  • Falling Skies: The Game (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
  • Pixel Paint (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
  • Rock Zombie (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
  • Tetrobot & Co. (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
  • Duck Dynasty (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
  • Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS) – Available Nov. 4
  • Zombie Panic in Wonderland DX (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
  • SpongeBob SquarePants: Plankton’s Robotic Revenge (Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS)
  • TRANSFORMERS: Rise of the Dark Spark (Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS)
  • Wipeout Create & Crash (Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS)

Grab Mario Kart 8, Super Mario 3D World, Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze each for one low price

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Looking for some quality Wii U games for you to buy? You’ve come to the right place! You can get these 3 titles for a discounted price each, something not found usually on Nintendo first party products. Super Mario 3D World was praised by the critics with its 4 player co-op and fun ambients, Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze was deemed to be changeling at parts, but got players coming for more. And last, but not least, Mario Kart 8 was praised for its butt-kicking awesomeness for its local co-op and online multiplayer. Here are the links for the following:

 

Mario Kart 8 for $48.61 here

Donkey Kong Country Tropical Freeze for $43.97 here

Super Mario 3D World for $48.38 here

Grab a 3DS XL for less than $150 at the Nintendo online store

The official Nintendo Online Store currently has a promotion running on their website that let’s you get a 3DS XL for a fairly low price. You’ll be able to get a standard basic 3DS XL with a 1 year warranty for the price of $135.00. Or if f you want to get a Limited Edition 3DS XL, you’ll be able to do so for the price of $150.00 with a 1 year warranty.

 

The basic 3DS XL’s available are: All Black, Blue/Black, Pink/White, Red/Black

Limited 3DS XL’s available are: Mario & Luigi Edition, Yoshi Edition

 

So if you don’t have a 3DS system yet or want to upgrade to an XL, now’s the time to do so for a fair price. The 3DS XL’s listed are all refurbished officially by Nintendo.

Grab Paper Mario: Sticker Star and Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask for $10 at GameStop

Wow! GameStop has an offer for you. You can get Paper Mario: Sticker Star and Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask for $9.99 as part of GameStop’s Weekly Deals.  If you one or both of the games, you can either go directly to the store and buy it there or order it online (while supplies last.)

Paper Mario: Sticker Star can be purchased here

Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask can be purchased here

Buy 2 Get 1 Free Sale on preowned games at GameStop

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The popular videogame retailer GameStop is having a big sale. The promotion includes buying 2 games and getting 1 free. All games qualify as long as they are under $20 and for the offer is same or equal price in the purchased products.

So if you need to buy some Wii or 3DS games, you’ll be able to catch this good offer. The offer is valid from now to this Sunday.

Grab Bit. Trip Saga and Virtue’s Last Reward on sale on the eShop

ImageNintendo of Europe has announced many games are on sale on the eShop right now and available to purchase on the 3DS for a slashed price, being on sale and trying to entice gamers to give the game a try. According to NoE tweet, it mentions Bit. Trip Saga and Virtue’s Last Reward have gone on sale on the eShop. Virtue’s Last Reward is 50% off the original price. I’m not in the UK/Europe territory, so I can’t check the exact prices. If you know what they are, please comment on the post.

Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games goes on sale

Image Cool off with this deal for Olympic viewers (or Mario/Sonic fans). Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Games have gone on sale in the UK. Reduced to 30% for 3 days, the game will now cost around £28 / €35 on the eShop during that period of time. The sale ends 23:59 on 9/2, according to Nintendo of Europe’s tweet. The actual sale begins 7/2 and until 9/2. Mario and Sonic at the Winter Olympic Games currently averages a score of 55 on Metacritic.