Nintendo Download list: 12th June 2014 (Europe)
As football fever descends worldwide, this week’s Nintendo Download list looks to help get you in the mood for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Soccer scores a Wii U Virtual Console release, while Inazuma Eleven GO: Light and Shadow charge up the pitch on 3DS. Meanwhile Football Up 3D and Nintendo Pocket Football Club are both placed on special offer, so snap up a bargain while you can.
The full list is as follows:
Permanent Price Drops (Wii U)
* Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag, Ubisoft – £19.99 (€29.99), previously £55.99 (€69.99)
* Just Dance 2014, Ubisoft £19.99 (€29.99), previously £34.99 (€49.99)
* Just Dance Kids 2014, Ubisoft – £15.99 (€19.99), previously £29.99 (€39.99)
* Puddle, Neko Entertainment – £6.29 (€6.99), previously £8.99 (€9.99)
Special Offers (3DS)
* 2 Fast 4 Gnomz, QubicGames – £2.69 (€2.99) until 3rd July 2014, normally £4.49 (€4.99)
* AiRace Speed, QubicGames – £2.69 (€2.99) until 3rd July 2014, normally £4.49 (€4.99)
* Bit Boy!! ARCADE, Bplus – £4.49 (€4.99) until 3rd July 2014, normally £7.19 (€7.99)
* Football Up 3D, EnjoyUp Games – £1.49 (€1.74) until 17th July 2014, normally £5.99 (€6.99)
* Nintendo Pocket Football Club, Nintendo – £10.79 (€11.99) until 19th June 2014, normally £13.49 (€14.99)
Virtual Console (Wii U)
* Soccer, Nintendo – £3.49 (€4.99)
Experience the first ever football game for the NES! Soccer offers a choice between seven national teams (Brazil, Germany, Spain, France, England, Japan and the USA) and five different difficulty levels. Play solo against the computer or compete against a friend in the two-player mode. Soccer was also one of the first football games to include penalty shootouts at the end of regulation time, and also features an entertaining half-time show! This is the US version of the game.
* Super Punch-Out!!, Nintendo – £5.49 (€7.99)
Prepare for a knockout experience in Super Punch-Out!!, the Super Nintendo sequel to the classic boxing game! Face off against your favourite opponents from the arcade and NES versions, along with a roster of all-new foes, on your way to the top of the WVBA (World Video Boxing Association) rankings. Take on 16 opponents in Championship Mode, learning their techniques and weak points to take them down, or practise your skills on single opponents in Time Attack Mode! Bold, colourful graphics and dramatic sound effects set the scene for what promises to be the fight of your life! This is the US version of the game.
Wii U Download Software
* My First Songs, Ringzero Game Studio – £8.99 (€9.99)
My First Songs for Wii U is a karaoke game featuring some of the most popular children’s songs of all time.
Virtual Console (3DS)
* Mach Rider, Nintendo – £3.59 (€3.99
Earth, the year 2112. A lone motorcycle warrior is all that stands between invaders and survivors. You are Mach Rider! In the main Fighting Course mode, race through winding highways and take out the enemies using your machine guns or by barging them into obstacles. In Endurance Course, pit your survival skills against the clock, or try Solo Course for an enemy-free ride. Mach Rider also includes a Design mode, enabling you to create your own courses on which to race.
3DS Download Software
* AiRace Xeno, QubicGames – £2.29 (€2.49)
After the success of its predecessors, AiRace Xeno brings back the speed and adrenaline to your Nintendo 3DS! Take the challenge in a surprising environment and brand new levels. Fly extreme speeds across 9 adrenaline-fuelled tracks and take control of one of 3 high-speed, futuristic jets.
* Atlantic Quest, Joindots – £5.99 (€6.99
Immerse yourself in the kingdom of the seas and help free the ocean’s inhabitants from an oil spill. Traverse 120 exciting levels in the popular Match 3 style. Choose how to align three identical objects with each other. You can swap objects, form chains or tap on groups. If you get stuck, four friends with special skills will help you out: a clever clown fish, a strong shark, a lively octopus and a crap with an explosive hobby. Take up the challenge and make the ocean shine once more!
* Inazuma Eleven GO: Light, Nintendo – £34.99 (€39.99)
* Inazuma Eleven GO: Shadow, Nintendo – £34.99 (€39.99)
Summon up your fighting spirit as Raimon Jr. High takes to the pitch again! New footie stars, new moves and a whole new adventure’s kicking off in Inazuma Eleven GO: Light and Inazuma Eleven GO: Shadow on Nintendo 3DS and 2DS systems! Ten years after Inazuma Eleven 3, newbie Arion Sherwind is putting on his Raimon High soccer kit. It’s his first day, and he’s revved up to be joining the school’s famous football club. But after a weird kid appears on the pitch, Arion works out the club is going to be closed down by a shady company called Fifth Sector, the big bosses in charge of youth football. Time to lace up! Before you even think about going near a ball, you’ve got to make a choice between two editions, Light and Shadow. The core content is the same, but there are unique characters, techniques and teams (among other things) to each. Which one will you choose?