Nintendo Download list: 17th April 2014 (Europe)

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With Easter approaching, there’s plenty to keep you busy within this week’s Nintendo Download list.

Game Boy Advance titles continue to join Wii U’s Virtual Console with RPG epic Golden Sun and futuristic racer F-Zero: Maximum Velocity, whilst special offers see two Disney Epic Mickey titles discounted.

Nintendo Pocket Football Club kicks into touch to tempt wannabe managers across Europe to lead their teams to glory, with Konami’s Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse questing onto the 3DS Virtual Console. Demos for Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl and Mario Golf: World Tour will provide some free fun, allowing you to try each title ahead of their respective launches.

The full list is as follows:

Special Offers (Wii U)
* Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two, Disney – £14.99 (€17.49) until 24th April 2014, normally £29.99 (€34.99)
* Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams, Black Forest Games – £7.79 (€8.99) until 24th April 2014, normally £12.99 (€14.99)

Special Offers (3DS)
* Disney Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion, Disney – £8.99 (€9.99) until 24th April 2014, normally £17.99 (€19.99)
* Nintendo Pocket Football Club, Nintendo – £10.79 (€11.99) until 1st May 2014, normally £13.49 (€14.99)

Permanent Price Drop
* My Farm, BIP Media – £4.49 (€4.99), previously £7.19 (€7.99)

Virtual Console (Wii U)
* F-Zero: Maximum Velocity, Nintendo – £6.29 (€6.99)
The famous futuristic racing series that originated on Super Nintendo hits Game Boy Advance with supersonic force! F-Zero: Maximum Velocity brings brand new vehicles and unique tracks packed with deadly tight turns, stomach-churning speed boosts and gravity-defying jumps. Master 20 different courses and four difficulty levels as you work your way up the ranks from lowly rookie to F-Zero champion!

* Golden Sun, Nintendo – £6.29 (€6.99)
Evil is slowly covering the world. Forces of darkness are pursuing the lost art of Alchemy, and the fate of mankind hangs in the balance. You and your companions, armed with weapons, Psynergy magic, and a host of elemental creatures, must return peace to the world. Golden Sun is an epic role-playing game with an engrossing story, set in a massive world. Gather the elemental Djinn – fire, water, wind and earth – and combine them in unique ways to produce awesome magical effects.

Wii U Download Software
* My Exotic Farm, BIP Media – £4.49 (€4.99)
At the beginning of the game, all you own is an empty field, a few pennies and a single little ostrich. You need to feed your ostrich, take care of it and improve its lifestyle. Well-fed with seed, your ostrich will lay eggs which can then be sold to the Shopkeeper. With this money, you can buy new animals at the Farmers’ Market.

You can get My Exotic Farm for £3.14 (€3.49) if you already own or purchase My Farm from Nintendo eShop on the same Wii U.

Virtual Console (3DS)
* Castlevania III: Dracula’s Curse, Konami – £4.49 (€4.99)
Fight back against Dracula in the third exciting instalment of the highly popular Castlevania franchise! As with the original ‘Castlevania’, the player’s goal is to work their way through deviously challenging levels, but this time there’s a difference – when the level ends, you can choose one of two paths to take for a completely different experience!

3DS Download Demo
* Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl, NIS America – Free
Etria is a land that has long welcomed explorers, yet even they will discover stories untold. In Story mode, you will encounter the mystery of the maiden who has lived a thousand years. Should you brave Classic mode, you’ll experience the beautifully upgraded version of the original Etrian adventure, with new 3D graphics and gameplay improvements.

* Mario Golf: World Tour, Nintendo – Free
Grab your clubs and bring fun to the fore in Mario Golf: World Tour on Nintendo 3DS family systems! Join Mario and friends for engrossing golf action on your own, or tee off with players from all over the world in thrilling online multiplayer matches. The Mario Golf series is known for combining deceptively deep golf gameplay with ideas you could only find in a Mario game, and Mario Golf: World Tour is no exception! Master a range of courses sure to test even the most experienced player. It’s not all lush greens and blue skies though – take to the fairway on sandy shores, or shoot for the pin on courses inspired by the world of Mario!

3DS Download Software
* Nintendo Pocket Football Club, Nintendo – £10.79 (€11.99) until 1st May 2014, normally £13.49 (€14.99)
Head up your own football team and shoot for the top! Nintendo Pocket Football Club puts you in the manager’s seat at your very own football club, only on Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS. Can you keep the crowds chanting and guide your pint-sized players from the lower leagues to the wonders of the world stage? As manager, train up your players and choose your tactics wisely to make the most of their abilities. Once you’re satisfied, send your team forth and watch your decisions play out in matches packed with action – but don’t be afraid to alter your approach if it all starts to unravel before your eyes. Delve deep and show plenty of skill on the side line and you could lead them all the way to the glorious treble of the Pro League 1, the Federation Cup and the European Challenge Cup. With enough work, you could even bring the World Club Classic back home!

From release on 17th April – 1st May 2014 (23:59 local time) Nintendo Pocket Football Club will be available at a special launch offer price of £10.79 (€11.99) After this date, the game will be available to purchase from Nintendo eShop for £13.49 (€14.99).

* Putty Squad, System 3 Software – £17.99 (€19.99)
Putty Squad is a no-holds-barred retro gaming experience brought to life for the modern gamer. Our hero, Putty, can inflate, morph, stretch, punch and absorb, taking on ferocious enemies on his mission to rescue imprisoned putties. Putty Squad features lovingly created levels that will test your timing, skill and imagination in a charming and incredibly addictive adventure.

* Tiny Games – Knights & Dragons, Reactor – £2.49 (€2.99)
Tiny Games – Knights & Dragons is the first in a series of mini-games collections for kids.

Nintendo DSiWare
* I am in the Movie, CIRCLE Ent. – £1.79 (€1.99) / 200 Nintendo DSi Points
By using real time visual effects, this software literally puts you inside famous Hollywood movies. Now you can be the actor or director and recreate famous scenes or create your own ones.

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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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