Nintendo Download: 15th January 2015 (Europe)

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This week’s Nintendo Download is immediately busier, with the New Year being marked by a week-long Super Indie Connection Sale.

Wii U’s Virtual Console welcomes Konami’s Axelay and Capcom’s Demon’s Crest, while Shin’en Multimedia take to the court in Family Tennis SP. 3D Afterburner 2 soars in on Nintendo 3DS, while Activision make more of their games available digitally at rather extortionate prices. Meanwhile, Bandai Namco Games heavily discount alll their digital software providing a perfect opportunity to build your collection.

Super Indie Connection Sale
Own any of the following games, and receive any of the others at discount until 22nd January 2015.
* BIT.TRIP Presents… Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien, Gaijin Games – £3.99 (€4.79), normally £9.99 (€11.99)
* Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition, Drinkbox Studios – £4.79 (€5.59), normally £11.99 (€13.99)
* Chasing Aurora, Broken Rules – £2.39 (€2.79), normally £5.99 (€6.99)
* SteamWorld Dig, Image & Form – £2.79 (€3.59), normally £6.99 (€8.99)
* Teslagrad, Rain Games – £5.59 (€5.99), normally £13.99 (€14.99)
* Swords & Soldiers, Two Tribes – £1.07 (€1.19), normally £2.69 (€2.99)

Special Offers (Wii U)
* Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON’T KNOW!, Bandai Namco Games – £5.99 (€9.99) until 5th February 2015, normally £19.99 (€39.99)
* Ben 10 Omniverse, Bandai Namco Games – £4.99 (€4.99) until 5th February 2015, normally £19.99 (€19.99)
* Family Party: 30 Great Games Obstacle Arcade, Bandai Namco Games – £2.99 (€2.99) until 5th February 2015, normally £19.99 (€19.99)
* PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures, Bandai Namco Games – £8.99 (€9.99) until 5th February 2015, normally £36.99 (€39.99)
* PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures 2, Bandai Namco Games – £13.99 (€19.90) until 5th February 2015, normally £24.99 (€34.99)
* Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Wii U Edition, Bandai Namco Games – £6.79 (€9.99) until 5th February 2015, normally £19.99 (€29.99)
* One Piece Unlimited World Red, Bandai Namco Games – £21.99 (€29.99) until 5th February 2015, normally £39.99 (€54.99)
* Unepic, EnjoyUp Games – £6.29 (€6.99) until 5th February 2015, normally £8.99 (€9.99)

Special Offers (3DS)
* Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON’T KNOW!, Bandai Namco Games – £6.49 (€9.89) until 5th February 2015, normally £19.49 (€29.99)
* Ben 10 Omniverse 2, Bandai Namco Games – £3.69 (€4.99) until 5th February 2015, normally £14.99 (€19.99)
* Dress To Play: Cute Witches!, EnjoyUp Games – £1.79 (€1.99) until 15th February 2015, normally £3.59 (€3.99)
* Dress To Play: Magic Bubbles!, EnjoyUp Games – £1.79 (€1.99) until 15th February 2015, normally £3.59 (€3.99)
* One Piece Romance Dawn, Bandai Namco Games – £18.99 (€19.99) until 5th February 2015, normally £28.49 (€29.99)
* One Piece Unlimited World Red, Bandai Namco Games – £17.49 (€24.49) until 5th February 2015, normally £24.99 (€34.99)
* PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures, Bandai Namco Games – £8.20 (€9.99) until 5th February 2015, normally £28.49 (€34.99)
* PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures 2, Bandai Namco Games – £21.49 (€29.99) until 5th February 2015, normally £24.99 (€34.99)
* Project X Zone, Bandai Namco Games – £9.99 (€14.99) until 5th February 2015, normally £19.99 (€29.99)

Virtual Console (Wii U)
* Axelay, Konami – £5.49 (€7.99)
Pilot the prototype Axelay ship against a mysterious alien armada intent on conquering the galaxy. Use your wide range of weaponry across vertical and horizontal scrolling stages – from planets of flame to sprawling space stations – on your way to destroying the aliens’ base. Axelay is renowned for its excellent arcade-style graphics, high quality sound, and intense yet rewarding gameplay developed by Konami’s masters of the shooter genre. This is the US version of the game.

* Demon’s Crest, Capcom – £5.49 (€7.99)
From a lowly enemy in the Ghosts ‘n Goblins series, to spin-off Gargoyle’s Quest, Firebrand the demon now finds himself fighting to restore peace in the demon realm. Firebrand must recover the six stones of the powerful Demon’s Crest before they fall into the claws of his nemesis Phalanx. As well as being able to breathe fire, and fly, Firebrand can transform into six unique guises with special abilities that will prove invaluable to his quest. With three different endings to discover, can you save the realms from total anarchy? This is the US version of the game.

Wii U Download Software
* The Amazing Spider-Man: Ultimate Edition, Activision – £39.99 (€49.99)
Your Power. Your Choices. Your Playground. Set shortly after the events of Columbia Pictures’ new film, The Amazing Spider-Man is back with the return of web-slinging action! Everybody’s favourite web-head is back with the return of the fan-favourite web-slinging gameplay. Perform acrobatic attacks and stealth manoeuvres with the brand new web rush combat system. Uncover the rest of Peter Parker’s untold story in the all-new epilogue story to the Columbia Pictures’ 2012 blockbuster theatrical release.

* Angry Birds Star Wars, Activision – £49.99 (€59.99)
Join an epic adventure with the Angry Birds in the legendary Star Wars universe, remastered for gaming systems! Use the Force, wield your Lightsaber, and blast away Pigtroopers on an intergalactic journey from the deserts of Tatooine to the depths of the Pig Star – where you’ll face off against the terrifying Darth Vader, Dark Lord of the Pigs! Can you become a Jedi Master and restore freedom to the galaxy? May the birds be with you!

* Family Tennis SP, Shin’en Multimedia – £3.99 (€4.99)
Smash away in this exciting new tennis game. Choose from eight cute anime characters and challenge opponents in a tournament or practice match. It’s your choice to play singles or doubles. Play alone or together with up to four friends. Dominate your opponents with super shots and master all special courts. Need a break between games? Then check out the exciting minigames.

3DS HOME Menu Themes
* Mario Characters, Nintendo – £1.79 (€1.99)
Scroll the Touch Screen to compare the heights of characters in this star-studded line-up. Who do you think is tallest?

* Mario Items, Nintendo – £1.79 (€1.99)
This colourful theme celebrates classic items from the Super Mario series and features red icons and folders.

3DS Download Software
* 3D Afterburner 2, SEGA – £4.49 (€4.99)
3D After Burner 2 is a completely remastered version of the arcade classic. Pilot your F-14D fighter through enemy territory blasting away squadrons of enemy fighters. This arcade masterpiece now features stereoscopic 3D, a choice of real arcade cabinets, new difficulty settings as well as visual adjustment options. Blast your way through 23 stages to unlock a special mode with even more gameplay enhancements.

* The Amazing Spider-Man, Activision – £29.99 (€39.99)
Your Power. Your Choices. Your Playground. Set shortly after the events of Columbia Pictures’ new film, The Amazing Spider-Man is back with the return of web-slinging action! Everybody’s favourite web-head is back with the return of the fan-favourite web-slinging gameplay. Perform acrobatic attacks and stealth manoeuvres with the brand new web rush combat system. Uncover the rest of Peter Parker’s untold story in the all-new epilogue story to the Columbia Pictures’ 2012 blockbuster theatrical release.

* Angry Birds Star Wars, Activision – £29.99 (€39.99)
Join an epic adventure with the Angry Birds in the legendary Star Wars universe, remastered for gaming systems! Use the Force, wield your Lightsaber, and blast away Pigtroopers on an intergalactic journey from the deserts of Tatooine to the depths of the Pig Star – where you’ll face off against the terrifying Darth Vader, Dark Lord of the Pigs! Can you become a Jedi Master and restore freedom to the galaxy? May the birds be with you!

* Monster Combine TD, Collavier – £3.19 (€3.99)
Only you can rewrite the story and save the world from a tragic fate! Become a summoner to protect a prestigious school of wizardry and witchcraft! With the help of your new companion Katrina, defend the school’s gates by summoning weird-looking creatures coming from the old tales and mythologies. Fresh and intuitive Drag & Drop gameplay, move your monsters as if you were moving pieces on a board game. Use the elemental cards to make your monsters evolve or combine two of them to heal your most valuable one! Summoning cards being randomly dealt, you’ll have to quickly react and renew your strategy all the time! Katrina is helping you by casting some powerful spells! The story features colourful characters and multiple choice dialogue. Simple and addictive, Monster Combine TD is a game for everyone, from Tower Defence lovers to casual gamers.

* SpongeBob SquarePants: Plankton’s Robotic Revenge, Activision – £29.99 (€39.99)
Plankton and his new legion of evil robots have destroyed the Krusty Krab and stolen the safe that houses the famous Krabby Patty formula! It’s up to you to locate the hidden keys for the safe before the secret is lost forever! Play as 5 of your favourite characters – SpongeBob, Patrick, Sandy, Squidward and Mr. Krabbs. Switch between them as often as you’d like! Travel across lands from the show: Bikini Bottom, Rock Bottom and Dutchman’s Triangle.

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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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