Nintendo Download: 6th August 2015 (North America)

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North America’s Nintendo Download is this week led by Wii U Virtual Console releases Golden Sun: The Lost Age and Onimusha Tactics.

Nintendo of America promise that they will release “classic games for hardcore gamers” through the Virtual Console service throughout August, with the Game Boy Advance RPGs starting the month off.

Elsewhere, Wii U is treated to Astral Breakers and Kung Fu FIGHT!, while Nintendo 3DS adds Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight, PIRCROSS e6 and more.

Special Offers (Wii U)
* Citizens of Earth: 66 percent off (reduced from $14.99 to $4.99) between 10th – 17th August 2015.
* GetClose: A game for RIVALS: 66 percent off (reduced from $2.99 to $0.99) until 27th August 2015.
* Plenty of Fishies: 40 percent off (reduced from $4.99 to $2.99) until 30th September 2015.
* RCMADIAX: Blok Drop U, Spikey Walls, TOSS N GO and more titles are on sale until 30th September 2015.
* Stealth Inc. 2: A Game of Clones: 50 percent off (reduced from $14.99 to $7.49) until 27th August 2015.
* Tiny Galaxy: 33 percent off (reduced from $5.99 to $3.99) between 7th August – 30th September 2015.

Price Reduction (3DS)
* A-Train 3D: City Simulator, Natsume – now $19.99, previously $29.99
* Shin Megami Tensei IV, ATLUS – now $19.99, previously $29.99

Special Offers (3DS)
* CIRCLE Entertainment: Brunch Panic, KAMI and Sweet Memories – Blackjack are on sale until 27th August 2015.
* Citizens of Earth: 66 percent off (reduced from $14.99 to $4.99) between 10th – 17th August 2015.
* Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl: 50 percent off (reduced from $29.99 to $14.99) until 10th August 2015.

Virtual Console (Wii U)
* Golden Sun: The Lost Age, Nintendo – $7.99
It is the dawn of a new age. The heroes of Golden Sun have been abandoned, and the land is falling into darkness. Now the world’s final hope may also be its doom. Manipulate the environment with psychic energy and fell whatever beast stands in your way to safeguard humanity before the heroes of the original Golden Sun can stop you.

* Onimusha Tactics, Capcom – $6.99
Prepare to be thrust into massive, old world feudal battles in which every move is a struggle for power in this Game Boy Advance strategy game. Join Onimaru, a young Ogre Clan warrior on a mighty quest to defeat Nobunaga and his enemy Genma armies.

Wii U Download Software
* Astral Breakers, Intropy Games – $4.99
Blast off for the cosmos with the fast-paced whimsical competitive / cooperative sphere-smashing, combo-crashing action drop puzzle game, Astral Breakers! The Zodiac Constellations have gone berserk, and the cantankerous, star-castic Kira the Star recruits you to help save the universe.

* Kung Fu FIGHT!, Nostatic Software – $1.99
Fight the bad guys, save the girl – you know the drill! Relentless old-school action as you run, jump and fight your way through your quest of rescue and revenge.

3DS HOME Menu Themes
* Aeternoblade, Corecell – TBC
* Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition, Nintendo – TBC

3DS Download Demo
* Japanese Rail Sim 3D Journey to Kyoto, Sonic Powered Co. – Free
“Journey to Kyoto” is part of the popular Japanese Rail Sim 3D series and features driving over the complete line from the first station to the last! The game is set on the Eizan Electric Railway which travels around the ancient capital of Kyoto. The scenery from the driver’s point of view is reproduced in intense 3D images. You will enjoy driving a 900-type “Kirara” on your railway journey from the suburban Demachiyanagi Station to the mountainous Kurama Station.

3DS Download Software
* Best of Arcade Games – Brick Breaker, Bigben Interactive – $9.99
Rediscover all the pleasure of breakout in this timeless classic! Discover lots of increasingly complex obstacles to get by in the 50 levels of Adventure mode: moving bricks, one-ways, indestructible bricks… Extra balls, inverted screen, strafing… unlock ten bonuses and penalties, each more surprising than the last. Only a few bricks left to break? Take direct control of the ball and aim it wherever you want to earn the victory!

* Best of Arcade Games – Tetraminos, Bigben Interactive – $9.99
Rediscover a timeless puzzle classic with Tetraminos! Become a Tetraminos pro over 50 levels with increasing difficulty. Find the best place for your pieces and eliminate as many lines as possible in one go. Earn points to unlock bonuses that can be used at any time: bombs, piece storage… Discover the new Real Gravity game mode and build the highest Tetraminos tower possible before it collapses!

* Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight, ATLUS – $49.99
Experience a new story with a fixed party, voiced dialogue and animated cut scenes in the incredible world of Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight. Or revisit the original Etrian Odyssey 2 game with updated graphics and a full roster of classes. Whichever path you choose, there will be exciting dungeons and frightening enemies!

* Japanese Rail Sim 3D Journey to Kyoto, Sonic Powered Co. – $19.99
“Journey to Kyoto” is part of the popular Japanese Rail Sim 3D series and features driving over the complete line from the first station to the last! The game is set on the Eizan Electric Railway which travels around the ancient capital of Kyoto. The scenery from the driver’s point of view is reproduced in intense 3D images. You will enjoy driving a 900-type “Kirara” on your railway journey from the suburban Demachiyanagi Station to the mountainous Kurama Station.

* Jewel Quest 4 Heritage, MSL – $5.99
Hit the trail with Rupert on a journey through the shrines and castles of Hernan Cortes’ lore. Swap jewels and collect puzzle pieces to unravel a perplexing web of family history in Jewel Quest Heritage. The Golden Jewel Board has been confiscated by the government, and is being delivered to the evil Sebastian Grenard! Investigate long-buried family secrets in order to discover the truth and save the day!

* PICROSS e6, Jupiter Corporation – $5.99
The 6th game in the Picross e series! Packed with over 300 puzzles!

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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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