Nintendo Download: 8th January 2015 (North America)

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2015 continues to kick into gear, with Nintendo of America detailing the contents of this week’s Nintendo Download.

Frima Studio’s Chariot rolls on to Wii U, joined by Maze from Treefall Studios and Capcom’s Mega Man Battle Network 2 joining the Virtual Console.

Meanwhile the retro service on 3DS welcomes Nintendo’s Adventures of Lolo, with new arrivals from Cosmigo and Collavier Corporation in Best of Solitaire and Painting Workshop. Elsewhere there are discounts to snap up, with Activision expanding the digital availability of their retail titles.

Special Offers (Wii U)
* Cubemen 2: More than 30 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $4.99) until 22nd January 2015.
* EnjoyUp Games: Abyss, 99Moves and more are on sale until 29th January 2015.
* Neko Entertainment: Wooden Sen’Sey, Puddle and more are on sale until 22nd January 2015.

Special Offers (3DS)
* Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse: 25 percent off (reduced from $19.99 to $14.99) until 22nd January 2015.
* Tulip Games: 4 Elements, Mystery Case Files: Ravenhearst and more are on sale until 2nd April 2015.
* Van Helsing Sniper Zx100: More than 80 percent off (reduced from $6.66 to $0.99) until 29th January 2015.

Virtual Console (Wii U)
* Mega Man Battle Network 2, Capcom – $7.99
Lan and his NetNavi MegaMan.EXE return in this second chapter of the Battle Network universe. Purchase supplies and exchange information in local NetSquares, battle an assortment of enemy viruses in real time and collect Battle Chips as rewards to equip new abilities. Get ready for a new adventure in cyberspace as you stop this latest virus from spreading.

Wii U Download Software
* Chariot, Frima Studio – $14.99
Guide a chariot containing the King’s remains through underground caves using physics-based mechanics such as pushing, pulling, riding and swinging. Alone or with a friend, lead the brave Princess and her faithful Fiancé into the royal catacombs to find a resting place for the King.

* Maze, TreeFall Studios – $2.99
Embark on the journey of a young hero from Mazadon, in search of the all knowing Oracle! Solve puzzles, collect coins, dodge enemies and traps, and escape mind blowing labyrinths. Race to the finish with a friend in Multiplayer Mode!

* Wipeout 3, Activision – TBC
Welcome back to Wipeout where things are wetter, wilder and wackier than ever! Jump, dodge, and slide your way through wacky Wipeout obstacle courses. With all new controls, characters, and camera angles, Wipeout 3 takes thrills and spills to all new heights!

Virtual Console (3DS)
* Adventures of Lolo, Nintendo – $4.99
After the love of his life is kidnapped by the devilish King Egger and taken to his haunted castle, our hero Lolo sets out to rescue her. Lolo can move blocks to trap enemies, clear a path or use as a shield. He can also activate the Magic Shot that will turn enemies into eggs. Combining clever environmental puzzles with tricky enemies and an engaging style, Adventures of Lolo is a true NES classic.

3DS Download Software
* Best of Solitaire, Cosmigo – $3.99
Best of Solitaire” features 101 variations of the most well-known and best-loved single-player card game including Klondike, Freecell, Spider, Pyramid, Yukon. Most games have custom gameplay options so you can enjoy the game with your favourite rules.

* Painting Workshop, Collavier Corporation – $4.99
Sparkling with tools, with Painting workshop you will have the possibility to have fun while making the best paintings. Easy to use for the younger ones too, make simple doodles/scribbles and have fun using the full-coloured Stickers or other Pattern Tools. Don’t worry if it is your first painting software, lessons about the different tools are available inside the software in order for you to learn how to make the best use of them.

* Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Activision – TBC
Shredder and the Kraang intend to unleash a devastating mutagen bomb that will transform the citizens of New York City into mindless mutants! Join Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo in the fight for NYC in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles the videogame!

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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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