Nintendo Download: 14th May 2015 (Europe)

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The heroic Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. leads this week’s Nintendo Download, with Nintendo drilling down the latest digital content to become available through the Nintendo eShop.

Wii U’s Virtual Console service sees Mega Man Battle Network 2 and Mega Man Zero 4 take arms, while BeautiFun’s Nihilumbra and Curve Digital’s Ultratron round out the new releases. Whereas the SEGA 3D Classics series continues with the newest addition, 3D Thunder Blade.

Special Offers (Wii U)
* DuckTales: Remastered, Capcom – £5.39 (€6.69) until 28th May 2015, normally £11.99 (€14.99)
* Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara, Capcom – £4.79 (€5.99) until 28th May 2015, normally £11.99 (€14.99)
* Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams, Black Forest Games – £5.99 (€7.49) until 21st May 2015, normally £12.99 (€14.99)
* Guac’ a Mole, Madskull Creations – £2.39 (€2.69) until 11th June 2015, normally £3.19 (€3.50)
* Resident Evil Revelations, Capcom – £11.99 (€14.99) until 28th May 2015, normally £39.99 (€49.99)
* Wooden Sen’SeY, Neko Entertainment – £2.39 (€2.99) until 21st May 2015, normally £8 (€9.99)

Special Offers (3DS)
* Animal Hospital, Bigben Interactive – £11.99 (€14.99) until 28th May 2015, normally £199.99 (€24.99)
* Best Friends – My Horse 3D, Treva Entertainment – £14.99 until 4th June 2015, normally £24.99
* BIT.TRIP SAGA, Rising Star Games – £4.99 (€4.99) until 21st May 2015, normally £17.99 (€19.99)
* Cats and Dogs 3D – Pets at play, Treva Entertainment – £14.99 until 4th June 2015, normally £24.99
* Hakuoki: Memories of the Shinsengumi, Rising Star Games – £11.99 (€11.99) until 21st May 2015, normally £29.99 (€29.99)
* Harvest Moon: The Tale of Two Towns, Rising Star Games – £8.99 (€9.99) until 21st May 2015, normally £17.99 (€19.99)
* Hometown Story, Rising Star Games – £14.99 (€14.99) until 21st May 2015, normally £29.99 (€29.99)
* Horse Vet 3D, Treva Entertainment – £14.99 until 4th June 2015, normally £24.99
* I Love My Horse, Bigben Interactive – £11.99 (€14.99) until 28th May 2015, normally £199.99 (€24.99)
* I Love My Pets, Bigben Interactive – £14.99 (€17.99) until 28th May 2015, normally £24.99 (€29.99)
* Life with Horses 3D, Treva Entertainment – £14.99 until 4th June 2015, normally £24.99
* Mahjong 3D – Essentials, Treva Entertainment – £1.79 until 4th June 2015, normally £2.99
* Mahjong 3D Warriors of the Emperor, Treva Entertainment – £9.99 until 4th June 2015, normally £17.99
* Me & My Furry Patients 3D, Treva Entertainment – £14.99 until 4th June 2015, normally £14.99
* Me & My Pets 3D, Treva Entertainment – £14.99 until 4th June 2015, normally £24.99
* My Baby Pet Hotel 3D, Treva Entertainment – £14.99 until 4th June 2015, normally £24.99
* My Exotic Farm, Bigben Interactive – £3.70 (€4.10) until 28th May 2015, normally £6.29 (€6.99)
* My Farm 3D, Bigben Interactive – £4.10 (€4.70) until 28th May 2015, normally £6.99 (€7.99)
* My Foal 3D, Treva Entertainment – £14.99 until 4th June 2015, normally £24.99
* My Life on a Farm 3D, Treva Entertainment – £14.99 until 4th June 2015, normally £24.99
* My Little Baby 3D, Treva Entertainment – £14.99 until 4th June 2015, normally £24.99
* My Pet School 3D, Treva Entertainment – £14.99 until 4th June 2015, normally £24.99
* My Riding Stables 3D – Jumping for the Team, Treva Entertainment – £19.99 until 4th June 2015, normally £34.99
* My Vet Practice 3D – In the Country, Treva Entertainment – £14.99 until 4th June 2015, normally £24.99
* My Western Horse 3D, Treva Entertainment – £19.99 until 4th June 2015, normally £34.99
* Outback Pet Rescue 3D, Treva Entertainment – £14.99 until 4th June 2015, normally £24.99
* Pets Resort 3D, Treva Entertainment – £14.99 until 4th June 2015, normally £24.99
* Resident Evil Revelations, Capcom – £8.24 (€9.89) until 28th May 2015, normally £24.99 (€29.99)
* Resident Evil The Mercenaries 3D, Capcom – £3.59 (€3.99) until 28th May 2015, normally £8.99 (€9.99)
* Riding Stables 3D, Treva Entertainment – £14.99 until 4th June 2015, normally £24.99
* Riding Star 3D, Treva Entertainment – £14.99 until 4th June 2015, normally £24.99
* Super Street Fighter IV 3D, Capcom – £7.19 (€7.99) until 28th May 2015, normally £17.99 (€19.99)
* Top Model 3D, Treva Entertainment – £14.99 until 4th June 2015, normally £24.99
* Virtue’s Last Reward, Rising Star Games – £7.99 (€9.99) until 21st May 2015, normally £19.99 (€24.99)

Virtual Console (Wii U)
* Mega Man Battle Network 2, Capcom – £6.29 (€6.99)
Return to the cyber-crime battlefield of the future, as Mega Man Battle Network reboots for a new adventure. A shadowy criminal organisation has created a deadly virus that threatens to wreak havoc. It’s up to Lan and his software sidekick Mega Man.EXE to stop the virus before it spreads. Enjoy a rich role-playing quest coupled with thrilling turn-based combat scenes as you employ Battle Chips to defeat digital enemies. Now, Mega Man.EXE’s abilities and looks are also customisable to suit your playing style.

* Mega Man Zero 4, Capcom – £6.29 (€6.99)
In the fourth and final instalment of the Mega Man Zero series, Zero must stop the evil Dr. Weil from taking over Neo Arcadia, and help the surviving humans escape to the safety of Area Zero. Mega Man Zero 4 introduces the Z Knuckle, a powerful new punch, and the ability to mix and match parts from fallen enemies to improve your skills. Even the weather is under your control, as you can make levels easier or harder by changing the conditions. Mega Man Zero 4 brings the best elements of the series together for the ultimate showdown!

Wii U Download Software
* Nihilumbra, BeautiFun Games – £5.49 (€6.99) until 28th May 2015, normally £6.99 (€8.99)
Discover the beautiful world of Nihilumbra and join Born on his adventure to find himself whilst trying to escape from his inevitable curse. Born was created from the absolute nothingness: The Void. But somehow he separates himself from the black emptiness and appears in the world. This is where his long odyssey begins, in which he will learn how to use the colours around him to gain powerful abilities and transform the world. However, his experiences come at a high price. The Void must be one. It seeks to reclaim him and will never stop chasing him, destroying everything in its path along the way. To survive, Born will have to condemn the earth he walks to its inevitable obliteration by The Void…

* Ultratron, Curve Digital – £6.50 (€8.49) until 28th May 2015, normally £7.99 (€9.99)
Experience the addictive gameplay of old-school arcade favourites, updated for the 21st century, with unique upgrades, player responsive difficulty, and a subtle system of tactics combined with classic gameplay. Ultratron is a twin-stick arena shooter inspired by some of the best classic arcade gaming has to offer, updated and improved for the 21st century. The last human in the universe has been slain by evil killer robots. As the last remaining humanoid battle droid, you’ll be fighting through over 40 arcade levels to finally take on the four giant boss ‘bots of the apocalypse. Ultratron combines risk-reward arena gameplay with an upgrade system, responsive difficulty, pet drones, special weapon abilities, online leaderboards and a two player drop-in co-op mode.

3DS Download Software
* 3D Thunder Blade, SEGA – £4.49 (€4.99)
3D Thunder Blade is a recreation of a one-of-a-kind combat game originally released in 1987, re-mastered for Nintendo 3DS. In 3D Thunder Blade, players control a helicopter and use guns and missiles to destroy enemy vehicles while flying between buildings, through caves, and into enemy bases. The re-mastered version boasts stereoscopic 3D visuals and adds a host of new features. Some of the additional features include: gyro controls, adjustable difficulty settings, Circle Pad Pro support, and a load of options that recreate the look and feel of the original arcade machine. Replay saving and stage select are also available! 3D Thunder Blade also introduces brand new remixes of the original in-game music that can be toggled ‘on’ and ‘off’ and an unlockable Special Mode with updated gameplay, new enemies, and a more powerful fighter.

* Code Name: S.T.E.A.M., Nintendo – £34.99 (€39.99)
Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. is a new strategy game for Nintendo 3DS family of systems from Intelligent Systems, known for the Fire Emblem and Advance Wars series. The game has a unique atmosphere with a steampunk setting and comic book-style graphics. The player selects four members from a team of agents, each with their own unique personalities – led by the 16th president of the United States of America, Abraham Lincoln – to fight back against aliens invading the planet.

Free bonus theme offer until 11/06/2015:
Free download code for the Nintendo 3DS HOME Menu theme “Code Name: S.T.E.A.M.” included with every purchase of Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. from Nintendo eShop.

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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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