Nintendo Download: 7th May 2015 (North America)

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This week’s Nntendo Download for North America is in, detailing the latest digital content across Wii U and Nintendo 3DS.

Special Offers (Wii U)
* Angry Birds Star Wars: 50 percent off until 11th May 2015.
* Dolphin Up: 25 percent off (reduced from $3.99 to $2.99) until 14th May 2015.
* GravBlocks+: 49 percent off (reduced from $4.99 to $2.50) until 17th May 2015.
* Puddle: 75 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $1.99) until 14th May 2015.
* SteamWorld Dig: Up to 55 percent off (reduced to $4.49) until 21st May 2015.
* Trine Series Fan Discount: Trine Enchanted Edition and Trine 2: Director’s Cut are each up to 50 percent off until 28th May 2015. As a bonus, if you own either game, you’ll receive an additional 20 percent off of the other game during the sale period.

Permanent Price Reduction (Wii U)
* Hello Kitty Kruisers, Bergsala Lightweight – now $9.99, previously $19.95

Special Offers (3DS)
* Angry Birds Star Wars: 50 percent off until 11th May 2015.
* Aqua Moto Racing 3D: 50 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $3.99) until 14th May 2015.
* CIRCLE Entertainment: Brunch Panic, Kami and Sweet Memories – Blackjack are on sale until 28th May 2015.
* Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth: 20 percent off (reduced from $49.99 to $39.99) from 11th – 25th May 2015.
* SteamWorld Dig: Up to 55 percent off (reduced to $4.49) until 21st May 2015.
* Zombie Panic in Wonderland DX: 37 percent off (reduced from $8 to $4.99) between 9th May – 9th June 2015.

Permanent Price Reduction (3DS)
* Balloon Pop Remix, Johnny Hotshot, Johnny Impossible and Johnny Kung Fu, UFO Interactive Games – now $2.99, previously $4.99
* Disney Frozen: Olaf’s Quest, GameMill Entertainment – now $19.99, previously $29.99
* Samurai Sword Destiny and Zombie Slayer Diox, UFO Interactive Games – now $2.99, previously $5.99
* Scarygirl Illustration Kit, Square One Games – now $2.99, previously $5.99
* Tangram Attack, Square One Games – now $1.49, previously $2.99

Virtual Console (Wii U)
* Mega Man & Bass, Capcom – $7.99
The fans have spoken, and the winner of the poll to determine the first game in Mega May is … Mega Man & Bass! Choose either Mega Man or Bass to battle against the latest menace in town. Mega Man can power-charge his cannon, while Bass can rapid-fire in multiple directions. Each with his own unique abilities, canine companions and motivations to fight, Mega Man and Bass set out to stop King and his robot army.

* Metal Marines, Bandai Namco Games – $7.99
As the Commander of the allied Colonies, you must defeat the imperial forces in a series of battles. In this Super NES real-time strategy game, lead the Metal Marines on intense raids against Zorgeuf and his empire as you build strong defenses, launch devastating missile strikes and ultimately decide the fate of the nations.

Wii U Download Demo
* Trine Enchanted Edition, Frozenbyte – Free
Trine Enchanted Edition is the origin story for the three unlikely heroes of Trine – Amadeus the Wizard, Pontius the Knight, and Zoya the Thief. Spellbound by the magical object Trine, the heroes must join forces to overcome obstacles and puzzles in a fully interactive physics-based world, battle the undead and their minions, and restore balance to the kingdom!

Wii U Download Software
* High Strangeness, Midnight City – $9.99
High Strangeness is the first of its kind – a deftly blended hybrid of 8- and 16-bit games. Drawing inspiration from some of the timeless RPG and adventure classics that hailed from both generations, players take on the role of Boyd, who along with his trusty (yet sarcastic) feline friend, traverses between two worlds in order to solve a multi-layered mystery. The game’s core ability is to switch between 8 and 16-bit worlds to solve puzzles and explore the universe.

* Splatoon Global Testfire, Nintendo – Free
Get a taste of Turf War! To celebrate the upcoming launch of the Splatoon game on 29th May 2015, we’re offering an early chance to get your feet wet (with ink) in the Splatoon Global Testfire! Download the free demo, jump online and fight it out in fast and furious four-on-four Turf War battles. This global event will only be active during a few short time periods between 8th – 9th May 2015. Don’t miss this early chance to get inked!

Event times: (You can only play during these times, which are designed to accommodate people around the world.)
– Friday 8th May 2015: 8 – 9pm PT
– Saturday 9th May 2015: 4 – 5am PT
– Saturday 9th May 2015: 12 – 1pm PT

In addition, to help fans start playing as soon as possible, we’re offering a new buying option that lets you pre-load the game before it launches. Here’s how it works: Starting today, if you pre-purchase the game in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U, it will pre-load the game to your system so you’ll be able to play after a small game update when it launches on 29th May 2015. Be one of the first to play!

* Zen Pinball 2: Iron & Steel Pack, Zen Studios – TBC
Want to battle your way through menacing hordes of Vikings or take on a crooked gang of outlaws in the Old West? You can do that and more in Iron & Steel Pack, an exciting pinball table two-pack that combines Zen’s own epic medieval adventure CastleStorm with Wild West Rampage, an all-new table where you can play as Cindy, a tough-as-nails frontier bounty hunter in the Old West! Barge into a world of dragons and trains, swords and six-shooters, the perfect blend of the Middle Ages and the Wild West!

* Zen Pinball 2: Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron, Zen Studios – TBC
Experience the events of the epic follow-up to the biggest Super Hero movie of all time. See the Avengers when they are put to the ultimate test as they battle to save the planet from destruction at the hands of the villainous Ultron.

3DS Download Demo
* The Legend of Dark Witch, CIRCLE Entertainment – Free
Syega Crystals gave their powers to the people of the world, but somebody has stolen all of them… After all the Syega crystals are missing, the world plunges into darkness. As the dark witch Zizou, you must retrieve the missing Syega Crystals. The Legend of Dark Witch is a 2D platform action game. Zizou can learn new attacks by defeating bosses. She will need every one of those attacks if she is going to save the world.

3DS Download Software
* Bloo Kid 2, winterworks – $3.99
After rescuing his girlfriend from the hands of the evil wizard, Bloo Kid and Pink Girl enjoy life with their newborn “Pink Kid”. But then, a whole new adventure starts just out of the bloo… Bloo Kid 2 is a classic 2D retro-style platformer experience with lovely designed pixel-graphics and a full chiptune soundtrack. Run, jump and swim your way through FIVE huge worlds with nine levels each. Master brutal bossfights and discover lots of secrets in the world of Bloo Kid 2.

* Johnny Dynamite, Enjoy Gaming – $4.99
The diabolical Doctor Osmium, tired of being known as the world’s second most evil genius, has hatched a devious plan to seek revenge on all who mock him! He has rigged famous world landmarks with explosives and left his loyal mutations to guard them! Enter Johnny!! Grab your jetpack and trusty sticks of dynamite and thrust your way through 54 stages of explosive action! But be quick…. failing to defuse the explosives within the time limit will cause a chain reaction!

* Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition, Nintendo – $29.99 (Pre-load)
To help fans start playing as soon as possible, starting today, we’re offering a new buying option that lets you pre-load the game before it launches. Here’s how it works: If you pre-purchase the game in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS, it will pre-load the game. That means you’ll be able to play after a small game update when it launches! As an added bonus, those who purchase the game in the Nintendo eShop between now and 31st May 2015 will receive a free Immortal Dragon Relic Present Code! The relic will be available when the game launches. In the meantime, don’t forget to download the free special demo that is now available in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS. You can try out the Puzzle & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition game before it launches on 22nd May 2015.

* Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker, ATLUS – $49.99
You’re stuck in a world that has been invaded and is on the brink of non-existence. At the same time, you and your friends have gained the power to fight against fate. The countdown begins: Will you be able to save the future of mankind? Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker is now available exclusively on Nintendo 3DS. As a bonus, download two free pieces of DLC with more coming soon to help out with your fight.

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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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