Nintendo Download list: 20th November 2014 (North America)

It’s a blockbuster Nintendo Download list this week, delivering Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Pokémon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire, and even Watch_Dogs after an undesired wait.

Nintendo of America also celebrate National StreetPass Weekend next week, while other arrivals this week see DK: King of Swing on Wii U’s Virtual Console, and Activision digital releases across the home console and Nintendo 3DS.

National StreetPass Weekend is back!
Swing by a Nintendo Zone hot spot with your Nintendo 3DS system from Wednesday 26th – Sunday 30th November. We are mashing up StreetPass Relay Points across the U.S. and Canada so you can get up to six StreetPass tags from many different places. Collect puzzle pieces from Mii characters to fill up your puzzle panels in Puzzle Swap or pick up enemy tokens for StreetSmash in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS. Find a hotspot near you here.

Special Offers (Wii U)
* Nordic Games: Jeopardy!, Wheel of Fortune and other games are on sale from Tuesday 25th November – Tuesday 2nd December 2014.
* The Letter: More than 75 percent off (reduced from $1.99 to $0.49) until 30th November 2014.
* Ping 1.5+: 50 percent off (reduced from $4.99 to $2.49) from Wednesday 26th November – Wednesday 3rd December 2014.

Special Offers (3DS)
* Big Hero 6 Battle in the Bay: More than 30 percent off (reduced from $29.99 to $19.99) from Wednesday 26th November – Wednesday 10th December 2014.
* Classic Games Overload: Card & Puzzle Edition: More than 30 percent off (reduced from $29.99 to $19.99) until Monday 1st December.
* Disney Frozen: Olaf’s Quest: More than 30 percent off (reduced from $29.99 to $19.99) from Wednesday 26th November – Wednesday 10th December 2014.
* The Keep: More than 30 percent off (reduced from $12.99 to $7.99) until Thursday 4th December 2014.
* Natsume: Yumi’s Odd Odyssey, Harvest Moon: The Tale of Two Towns and other games from Natsume will be on sale starting from Tuesday 25th November – Monday 1st December 2014.
* Real Heroes: Firefighter 3D: More than 50 percent off (reduced from $9.99 to $4.99) from Tuesday 25th November – Thursday 4th December 2014.

Virtual Console (Wii U)
* DK: King of Swing, Nintendo – $6.99
In this Game Boy Advance adventure, grab, climb and swing on pegs as you charge and bash through enemies that block your way. Collect bananas and Crystal Coconuts in the five worlds of Adventure mode, or play some puzzling levels in single-player Jungle Jam mode. Find those medals and let the festivities begin!

Wii U Download Demo
* ZaciSa’s Last Stand, ZeNfA Productions – Free
ZaciSa’s Last Stand is a simple, yet challenging, 2D tower defense game set in space. The main concept is that you have to defend your base from an onslaught of enemy ships that seek to destroy you and your way of life. To do this, you will deploy different Bot weapons, such as a Sentry or Bomber to destroy them before they get to your base. The game will start out easy enough, at least in theory, with only something small, like twenty weak enemies.

Wii U Download Software
* Alphadia Genesis, Natsume – $14.99
Alphadia Year 1092: Fifteen years have passed since the end of the terrible Energi Wars, where clones were used as weapons. Two kingdoms, after nearly destroying each other and the natural resources of Energi, signed an important peace treaty, and have been co-operative neighbors ever since: Augustine and Archleign, where the story of Alphadia Genesis begins.

* The Amazing Spider-Man: Ultimate Edition, Activision – $39.99
Set shortly after the events of Columbia Pictures’ summer 2012 blockbuster, The Amazing Spider-Man throws New York City’s brand new hero back into free-roaming, web-slinging action, as he protects the Big Apple from a deluge of unimaginable threats.

* The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Activision – TBC
What started out as the search for a killer very quickly becomes something so much more. In a unique story alongside the events of the second film, Spider-Man discovers he’s not the only one tracking down Manhattan’s criminals. The underworld has been turned upside down with a one man campaign of violence and murder that is has captured the city in an iron grip of fear.

* The Penguins of Madagascar, Little Orbit – $39.99
Help Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private defeat Dr. Octavius Brine’s plan for world domination!

* Snake Den, Game Bytes – $3.99
Use cunning, quick reflexes, and sheer luck to grow a tail to brag about. The challenge is too big for you alone, so remember to use your friends as allies. Just don’t let their tails get in your way!

* Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Nintendo – $59.99
Face off against a massive roster of video game all-stars! Send your rivals flying with powerful attacks to earn new customizable equipment that trick out your fighter’s moves and stats. Then power-up and train amiibo figures (each sold separately) to take on your friends.

* Watch_Dogs, Ubisoft – $59.99
Watch_Dogs tells the story of Aiden Pearce, a brilliant hacker whose criminal past led to a violent family tragedy. The game lets players use Chicago as their weapon to exact their own style of revenge. Watch_Dogs takes advantage of the Wii U hardware with a detailed and interactive map of Chicago displayed on the Wii U GamePad controller, as well as off-TV play, letting gamers continue playing Watch_Dogs solely on the GamePad.

3DS Download Demo
* Fishdom H20: A Hidden Odyssey, Cypronia – Free
Help Jennifer, a young marine biologist, win the Best Aquarium Award. Dive to the bottom of the sea and find various hidden items in numerous eye-teasing locations. Get cash for them to buy cute sea creatures and beautiful ornaments to create three unique aquariums. Choose from tons of accessories and supplies to make the life of your exotic swimming pets fun and comfortable. Become a genuine aquarist, polish your design skills and win trophies in this dazzling hidden object spin-off of the original Fishdom.

3DS Download Software
* The Amazing Spider-Man, Activision – $29.99
Set shortly after the events of Columbia Pictures’ summer 2012 blockbuster, The Amazing Spider-Man throws New York City’s brand new hero back into free-roaming, web-slinging action, as he protects the Big Apple from a deluge of unimaginable threats.

* The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Activision – TBC
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 takes place outside the events of the second film in a unique story where Spider-Man discovers a larger threat to NYC that has turned the underworld upside down. Villains from the film as well as fan-favorite, classic Marvel characters are woven together in a twisted web of adrenaline-fueled, free-roaming, web-slinging action that puts players on a collision course with an evil far beyond Spider-Man’s reckoning.

* Battleminer, Wobbly Tooth – $9.99
Battleminer is an open-world block game set in a world where giant, mutant Ants have taken over. Your mission is to rescue Survivors that are hostage to the Ants. A rescued Survivor will reward you with items or teach you the ability to craft new items yourself.

* The Penguins of Madagascar, Little Orbit – $29.99
Help Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private defeat Dr. Octavius Brine’s plan for world domination!

* Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, Nintendo – TBC
Soar high above the Hoenn region on an unforgettable quest to be the very best Pokémon Trainer. As you catch, battle and train a variety of Pokémon, you’ll unleash powerful new Mega Evolutions. Seek out Legendary Pokémon from regions near and far while uncovering the secret powers of Primal Groudon and Primal Kyogre.

* Pokémon Omega Ruby, Nintendo – TBC
Soar high above the Hoenn region on an unforgettable quest to be the very best Pokémon Trainer. As you catch, battle and train a variety of Pokémon, you’ll unleash powerful new Mega Evolutions. Seek out Legendary Pokémon from regions near and far while uncovering the secret powers of Primal Groudon and Primal Kyogre.

* Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Activision – $29.99
New York City’s crime rates are still on the rise and the city’s civilians are trembling in fear! Baxter is formulating an evil plan and this time he has both mutants and robots at his disposal. Join the local brethren of vigilantes who need to rally together to put a stop to this evil once and for all! It’s team TMNT, Splinter and April O’ Neil in the fight against the worst evil to face the beloved NYC in this adrenaline-pumping story!

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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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