Nintendo Download: 12th February 2015 (Europe)

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As can be expected, this week’s Nintendo Download for Europe is packed full of content to herald the arrival of the New Nintendo 3DS.

That sees The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D, Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, and Ace Combat Assault Horizon Legacy + strike the Nintendo eShop, joined by VD-DEV’s Ironfall Invasion, the Nintendo Anime Channel and HOME Menu themes galore.

The Wii U isn’t entirely unloved this week, with Sunsoft’s Blaster Master and Mappy-Land from Bandai Namco Games joining the Virtual Console service. Meanwhile, Broken Rules and Brave Rock Games launch Blek and Red Riding Hood respectively.

Special Offers (Wii U)
* Knytt Underground, Ripstone Publishing – £3.99 (€3.99) until 26th February 2015, normally £7.99 (€8.99)
* Spin the Bottle: Bumpie’s Party, KnapNok Games – £3.99 (€3.99) until 26th February 2015, normally £8 (€8.99)
* Spy Chameleon, EnjoyUp Games – £3.59 (€3.99) until 5th March 2015, normally £4.49 (€4.99)
* Trine 2: Director’s Cut, Frozenbyte – £6.99 (€8.49) until 12th March 2015, normally £13.99 (€16.99)

Permanent Price Drop (Wii U)
* Tested with robots!, M.R. Games – now £4.49 (€4.99), previously £9 (€10)

Special Offers (3DS)
* Brunch Panic, CIRCLE Entertainment – £2.69 (€2.99) until 26th February 2015, normally £3.35 (€3.99)
* Sweet Memories Blackjack, CIRCLE Entertainment – £2.69 (€2.99) until 26th February 2015, normally £3.59 (€3.99)

Virtual Console (Wii U)
* Blaster Master, Sunsoft – £3.49 (€4.99)
Blaster Master tells the story of Jason, an ordinary boy who becomes an extraordinary warrior on a quest to save the Earth. One of the most innovative games of the NES era, Blaster Master combines side-scrolling and top-down perspective sections, as Jason battles radioactive monsters both on foot and behind the wheel of Sophia The 3rd, a heavily-armed multi-purpose vehicle. Battle through eight huge areas, upgrade Sophia’s arsenal to hover or drive up walls and rid the planet of the mutant menace! This is the US version of the game.

* Mappy-Land, Bandai Namco Games – £3.49 (€4.99)
It’s a cat-and-mouse game like no other as you take control of Mappy, a brave police-mouse, in this arcade classic! A gang of thieving cats have stolen treasures from all over the city and brought them back to their mansion! Your job is to infiltrate their mansion and negotiate traps, trampolines and dead ends to find all of the treasures and bring them back to their rightful owners. But watch out! Goro and his hench-cats are stalking the mansion and if they find you, you’re finished! This is the US version of the game.

Wii U Download Software
* Blek, Broken Rules – £4.49 (€5.49)
Blek is a unique, award-winning game about imagination and personality. Everything you draw keeps moving – and watching your creations move is like watching magic. The goal is simple: shape a line that collects all coloured circles avoiding black holes on its route. There are no specific moves that you need to master. To every level countless solutions exist, from delightfully simple to exceptionally deep and complex, yet always elegant.

* Red Riding Hood, Brave Rock Games – £0.66 (€0.90)
Meet Maisie, a young child that is well liked by everyone. After hearing her Grandmother is ill, Maisie prepares to visit her. She dons her favourite scarlet cloak and becomes Red Riding Hood. Journey with her to experience breathtaking visuals and an immersive audio experience. Make a life altering decision that will affect the flow of the story. Experience the dangers and the exciting of the world of Red Riding Hood. Brave Rock Game’s Red Riding Hood is viewable via the Wii U™ GamePad.

3DS Applications
* Nintendo Anime Channel, Nintendo – Free
Nintendo Anime Channel is a free video-on-demand service presented by Nintendo. Using this service, you can stream a range of exciting anime series like Kirby, Pokémon and Inazuma Eleven on your Nintendo 3DS or 2DS. New content is added to the service regularly, so make sure you check back often to see the latest episodes!

3DS HOME Menu Themes
* Ace Combat Assault Horizon Legacy +: ACES, Bandai Namco Games – £0.79 (€0.99)
This is a theme with the emblem of Project ACES team and BGM (compatible with panoramic wallpaper). Fly in the 3D sky!

* Ace Combat Assault Horizon Legacy +: ADF-01, Bandai Namco Games – £0.79 (€0.99)
This is a theme with the image of the aircraft ADF-01 (included in the game) and BGM.

* Ace Combat Assault Horizon Legacy +: PHOENIX, Bandai Namco Games – £0.79 (€0.99)
This is a theme with the main character’s Phoenix emblem, and BGM. Fly in the 3D sky with this theme!

* Basic Colour Set, Nintendo – Free
This is a set of two basic two-tone themes. The themes are; Basic (Pink & Green) and Basic (Blue & Yellow).

* The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask: Dire Moon, Nintendo – £1.79 (€1.99)
Scroll the Touch Screen to see some of the weird denizens of Termina. The music is a special arrangement of the Song of Healing.

* The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask: Gold Edition, Nintendo – £1.79 (€1.99)
This gold theme features the titular mask, with other masks on the upper screen, plus a new arrangement of the Song of Healing.

* Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate: Hunter’s Seal, Capcom – £1.79 (€1.99)
Decorate your HOME Menu with monster icon seals & Ace Hunter animations, complete with music and sounds straight out of MH4U!

* Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate: Palicoes 4 Ever, Capcom – £1.79 (€1.99)
Here’s a cute theme, overflowing with Poogies and animated Palicoes! Comes with Palico sound effects. Just purrfect!

* Simple Colour Set, Nintendo – Free
This is a set of six simple monochrome themes. The colours are; Orange, Purple, Sky Blue, Green, Lime Green and Magenta.

3DS Download Demo
* Undead Storm Nightmare, G-Style – Free
Undead Storm Nightmare is the sequel to the popular Nintendo DSiWare title Undead Storm. Fight off hordes of blood thirsty zombies as you face a new zombie epidemic first hand. Bigger, bloodier and more gruesome than the first time, Undead Storm Nightmare will test your zombie killing skills to the limit! Arm yourself from a stock of weapons that include an assault rifle, rocket launcher chainsaw and a samurai sword! Upgrade each weapon to increase its performance and fight through waves of zombies before going one-on-one with the giant zombie bosses! Keep your eyes peeled for the Nightwalker that patrols the streets! If she catches you she will trigger Nightmare Time and call massive amounts of zombies to your position! No one has ever survived… Team up with 3 friends and go hunting for zombies together using Nintendo 3DS Local Play!

3DS Download Software
* 3D Fantasy Zone, SEGA – £3.49 (€4.99)
3D Fantasy Zone is the popular scrolling shooter, first released for the SEGA System 16 board in 1986, in which players control a sentient spaceship named Opa-Opa to fight bizarre invader enemies. The re-mastered version combines stereoscopic 3D visuals with a host of additional features to deliver cutting edge gameplay with a classic feel. Additional features include: adjustable difficulty settings, the ability to save your game for later review, inclusion of both the Japanese and Overseas versions of the original game, a Stage Select feature that allows players to save and resume progress mid-game. 3D Fantasy Zone also offers players an unlockable mode with new weaponry and gameplay and an original song called UPA-UPA.

* Ace Combat Assault Horizon Legacy +, Bandai Namco Games – £29.99 (€39.99)
Control the sky with complete freedom in 3D! Ace Combat Assault Horizon Legacy + is a revamped version of Ace Combat Assault Horizon Legacy released in 2012, but adapted to the New Nintendo 3DS (also compatible with Nintendo 3DS). The game features New Nintendo 3DS C Stick compatibility, and use of the ZR/ZL buttons for better aircraft control.


Free bonus theme offer until 12/03/2015: Free download codes for the three Nintendo 3DS HOME Menu themes “Ace Combat Assault Horizon Legacy +: ACES”, “Ace Combat Assault Horizon Legacy + ADF-01” and “Ace Combat Assault Horizon Legacy +: PHOENIX” included with every purchase of Ace Combat Assault Horizon Legacy + from Nintendo eShop.

* Best of Arcade Games – Air Hockey, Bigben Interactive – £8.99 (€9.99)
Rediscover a timeless amusement arcade classic with Air Hockey! Rise to 20 challenges against tougher and tougher opponents in Adventure mode to become an Air Hockey pro. Magnetic puck, accelerated speed, gravity warping… Discover ten astonishing bonuses and penalties! Aim straight to get around the obstacles and joker penguins crossing the rink, and score the winning goal!

* Best of Board Games – Chess, Bigben Interactive – £8.99 (€9.99)
Rediscover all the pleasure of chess in this timeless classic! Play with chessmen fully modelled in 3D and change the camera from the new 3D view to the traditional 2D view at any time. Learn new strategies in Adventure mode and improve your game with 90 additional challenges. Set the difficulty to match your level thanks to an advanced artificial intelligence.

* Dedede’s Drum Dash Deluxe, Nintendo – £6.29 (€6.99)
Bounce to the beat as Kirby’s long-time rival in King Dedede’s rhythm action game! Jump on drums collecting coins, avoiding enemies and tapping buttons in sync with catchy Kirby tunes! This standalone deluxe game includes content not found in Kirby: Triple Deluxe, including all-new stages, new obstacles and more!

* Ironfall Invasion, VD-DEV – Free
* Ironfall Invasion: Campaign and Multiplayer, VD-DEV – £17.98 (€19.98)
* Ironfall Invasion: Campaign, VD-DEV – £8.99 (€9.99)
* Ironfall Invasion: Multiplayer, VD-DEV – £8.99 (€9.99)
Ironfall Invasion is a third-person sci-fi shooter, available to download from Nintendo eShop* for Nintendo 3DS family of systems. Ironfall Invasion contains some free content, allowing you to try out the game by playing the first mission of the adrenaline-pumping campaign or local and online multiplayer clashes with one arena, one character and two weapons.

You can choose to expand your enjoyment with the purchasable Ironfall Invasion: Campaign or Ironfall Invasion: Multiplayer modes, available to purchase separately from within the game, or together as a bundle.

Ironfall Invasion: Campaign features 11 action-packed single-player levels, as well as 78 additional challenges that are unlocked as you progress through your overall mission to liberate Earth. Whereas Ironfall Invasion: Multiplayer allows for up to six players to face-off in local and online multiplayer scenarios, with 6 different arenas, classic modes from “3 vs. 3” to “free-for-all”, and even the ability to bet in-game credits, which are tied to a player’s XP and rank, on your chances of winning a match. On top of this, a Survivor mode gives you the chance to train solo and hone your skills against CPU-controlled opponents within a variety of time-based scenarios.

* Kirby Fighters Deluxe, Nintendo – £6.29 (€6.99)
Fight it out with your favourite pink puffball in a fierce four-player battle action game! Team up or go solo as you battle in new and classic Kirby arenas. Choose from powerful copy abilities like Sword, Ninja, Hammer and more as you take your fighting skills to the limit!

* The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D, Nintendo – £39.99 (€44.99)
Race against time and save a doomed land in The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D, only on Nintendo 3DS family of systems. In this full remaster of the fan favourite Nintendo 64 title, which includes refreshed visuals and features while remaining true to the original title, embark on an engrossing, spooky quest through a mysterious world. Join Link as he seeks to save the land of Termina from a crushing fate – in three days, the moon will crash down and destroy everything and everyone in its path. By using the magical Ocarina of Time, Link must travel through time, re-living the same three days over and over again, to prevent calamity and save the world. Explore every corner of Termina and delve into dangerous dungeons, across treacherous mountains, poisonous swamps, an eerie desert and a vast ocean, on your mission to stop Skull Kid! As you move back and forth through time, learn the routines of the people you meet, gather information and help out as many folk as you can. Reunite engaged couples, find new places of business for ambitious Dekus, recover stolen items and more – turn up in the right place at the right time and you might even get something good for your efforts. But your time is limited, and you’ll only be able to help so many people before the third day draws to a close and time must be rewound once again…

Free bonus theme offer until 12/03/2015: Free download code for the Nintendo 3DS HOME Menu theme “The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask: Dire Moon” included with every purchase of The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D from Nintendo eShop.

* Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, Capcom – £39.99 (€44.99)
Take up your weapons, greet your fellow adventurers and head for the field to battle huge, fearsome creatures in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate on Nintendo 3DS and 2DS! With full online and local co-op play, the fight for the land looms large in this sprawling action RPG! Your first steps in a deep, narrative-led adventure see you join a travelling caravan as its designated hunter, sworn to protect the people from wild monsters that roam the land. Choose your quarry, hunt it down, and despatch it with a combination of weapons and tactics. Setting out, you’ll discover a plethora of new content, including a wealth of arms and armour to forge and customise, and scores of undiscovered beasts to hunt. Terrain is much more vertical than before – assault your enemy from above, and deliver a flurry of blows while holding on for dear life!


Free bonus theme offer until 15/03/2015: Free download code for the exclusive Nintendo 3DS HOME Menu theme “Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate: Gore Magala & Seregios” included with every purchase of Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate from Nintendo eShop.

* Space Lift Danger Panic!, Springloaded – £1.99 (€2.49)
Fire portals and save people in this science-fiction reaction-testing hyper-arcade game! The Ceranthian’s have been using their space lift to travel between the surface of their home planet and low orbit, where they go about their daily work. A series of attacks on their planet have culminated with the unleashing of a space weapon inside the lift putting all the travellers in deadly peril. Your job is to use a teleportation cannon to fire portals into the traveller’s path and transport them to safety. It will be tough, but you are the Ceranthian’s only hope!

* Undead Storm Nightmare, G-Style – £3.49 (€4.99)
Undead Storm Nightmare is the sequel to the popular Nintendo DSiWare title Undead Storm. Fight off hordes of blood thirsty zombies as you face a new zombie epidemic first hand. Bigger, bloodier and more gruesome than the first time, Undead Storm Nightmare will test your zombie killing skills to the limit! Arm yourself from a stock of weapons that include an assault rifle, rocket launcher chainsaw and a samurai sword! Upgrade each weapon to increase its performance and fight through waves of zombies before going one-on-one with the giant zombie bosses! Keep your eyes peeled for the Nightwalker that patrols the streets! If she catches you she will trigger Nightmare Time and call massive amounts of zombies to your position! No one has ever survived… Team up with 3 friends and go hunting for zombies together using Nintendo 3DS Local Play!

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After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.

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