Nintendo Download list: 16th January 2014 (Europe)
If the winter cold is making you feel blue then you’ll be pleased to hear that Dr. Luigi is arming himself with plenty of multi-coloured capsules, leading this week’s Nintendo Download list for Europe.
Konami’s The Legend of the Mystical Ninja and Castlevania II Simon’s Quest join the Wii U and 3DS Virtual Console services respectively, whilst Mario Party: Island Tour becomes available digitally through the Nintendo eShop.
The full list is as follows:
* Dress To Play: Cute Witches!, EnjoyUp Games – £0.89 (€0.99) until February 6th, normally £3.59 (€3.99)
* Dress To Play: Magic Bubbles!, EnjoyUp Games – £0.89 (€0.99) until February 6th, normally £3.59 (€3.99)
* Trine 2: Director’s Cut, Frozenbyte – £5.49 (€6.79) until January 30th, normally £13.99 (€16.99)
Virtual Console (Wii U)
* The Legend of the Mystical Ninja, Konami – £5.49 (€7.99)
A curse has struck Horo-Horo village and their beloved princess has vanished. All hope rests on the village’s guardians, Kid Ying and Dr. Yang. This action-adventure from the popular Goemon series is a light-hearted tale for one or two players. You and a friend can explore towns for clues, play minigames and learn new moves; and then battle through platform sections to defeat each level’s boss. Full of humour and Japanese folklore, The Legend of the Mystical Ninja is a quirky classic!
This is the European version of the game.
Wii U Download Software
* Dr. Luigi, Nintendo – £13.49 (€14.99)
Armed with plenty of multi-coloured, two-part capsules, help Dr. Luigi clear a bottle infested with nasty viruses. Annihilate the nuisances by dropping pills of the same colour next to or on top of them – create a horizontal or vertical line of four or more like-coloured pieces and they’ll disappear. Empty the whole bottle to move on to tougher challenges – but if it fills to the brim, the viruses win!
* F1 Race Stars: Powered Up Edition, Codemasters – £19.99 (€24.99)
F1 Race Stars: Powered Up Edition takes Formula One over the top with new content for Wii U, including four extra tracks and bonus accessory packs! Use awesome power-ups, take on jumps and shortcuts and share the fun in split-screen, in this officially licensed title which features cars and stars from the 2012 FIA Formula One World Championship.
Virtual Console (3DS)
* Castlevania II Simon’s Quest, Nintendo – £3.59 (€3.99)
Famous vampire hunter Simon Belmont is back, in Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest. Following his victory against Dracula in the original game, Belmont is struck by the Count’s deadly curse and must track down and destroy Dracula’s missing body parts to save himself. Castlevania II expands on its predecessor with the addition of new adventure elements and also a day and night system. During daytime, talk to the locals and gather clues and weapons, and prepare for the creatures that appear when the sun goes down!
3DS Download Software
* Mario Party: Island Tour, Nintendo – £34.99 (€39.99)
Whether you’re a veteran Mario Party player or a newcomer to the series, Mario Party: Island Tour proves that absolutely anyone can play! Packed with 80 new minigames designed exclusively with portable gameplay in mind and seven unique boards that offer their own distinct challenges, there are so many different ways to play that you’ll have a completely new experience each time you pick it up.