Nintendo Download list: 22nd August 2013 (Europe)

The Wonderful 101 leads a heroic charge within this week’s Nintendo Download list for Europe, joined by an assortment of Street Fighter titles hitting the Virtual Console, and Sam Fisher sneaking his way to Wii U.

The Nintendo 3DS also sees a ridiculously sizeable wave of software arrive, so take time to have a look through.

The full list of content is as follows:

Virtual Console (Wii U)
Special “Buy 2, Get 1 Free” offer until 29/8/13 (22:59 UTC): If you buy any two out of these three Street Fighter games on Nintendo eShop on your Wii U, you can download the third one for free.

* Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers, Capcom – £5.49 (€7.99)
When Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers debuted, the fighting game genre changed forever. Along with a revolutionary combo system, it introduced new characters alongside the original cast. In addition to Ryu, Ken, Chun Li et al., take control of four brand new combatants in thrilling head-to-head gameplay. Choose T. Hawk and his unmatched strength, Dee Jay’s unrivalled kickboxing ability, the furious kung fu of Fei Long, or drill your rivals with the deadly beauty of Cammy!

* Street Fighter II: The World Warrior, Capcom – £5.49 (€7.99)
* Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting, Capcom – £5.49 (€7.99)
Street Fighter II defined gaming in the 1990s by revolutionising the fighting game genre. Regarded as one of the greatest games of all time, Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting was the third release of the original Street Fighter II series. Featuring the original eight world warriors including Ryu, Chun-Li and Guile – along with playable boss characters Balrog, Vega, Sagat and M. Bison – Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting offers enhanced gameplay speed and improved character balancing.

Wii U Download Software
* Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams, Black Forest Games – £12.99 (€14.99)
Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams is a challenging fast-paced platformer with a twist. Warp Giana’s dream world at will to transform your abilities and surroundings. Use your skill, speed, and brains to brave the dangers of Giana’s twisted dreams! Giana laughs at spooky nightmares, lightly twirling past monsters and traps. Fluffy sugarbowl dreams on the other hand tick her off, unleashing her fiery, punky side, ready to dash and smash all in her path!

* The Wonderful 101, Nintendo – £39.99 (€49.99)
In this action game, take control of Wonder-Red and recruit scores of seasoned heroes into your team – leading them into battle as hero number 101! You can even transform desperate citizens into mighty heroes to bolster your numbers. Overwhelm the invading aliens known as the GEATHJERK with strength in numbers – the more heroes you enlist, the more powerful your attacks become.

Special Offer until 21/09/2013: You can save 30% on The Wonderful 101 and purchase it from Nintendo eShop for only £27.99 (€34.99), if you previously downloaded Pikmin 3 from Nintendo eShop on the same Wii U console.

* Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist, Ubisoft – £55.99 (€69.99)
When the US becomes a target and the clock is ticking it’s down to one man to save the lives of millions. To contest the US Military Supremacy, a deadly countdown of terror attacks against key US interests has been issued : THE BLACKLIST. As the leader of the newly formed 4th Echelon unit, Sam must hunt down these terrorists by any means necessary, and stop the Blacklist countdown.

Virtual Console (Nintendo 3DS)
* Solomon’s Key, Tecmo Koei – £3.59 (€3.99)
To save his world from demons, Dana the Wizard goes on a dangerous quest to find Solomon’s Key and seal the monsters away. An audacious mix of action game and puzzler, Solomon’s Key was one of the toughest challenges on the NES, but also one of its most endearing adventures. Combine logic and reflexes to unravel the mysteries of each room. Bright minds are needed to unlock its secrets, and only a few have been deemed worthy of seeing all the different endings. Will you be clever enough?

3DS Download Software
* ARC STYLE: Football 3D, ARC SYSTEM WORKS – £4.49 (€4.99)
Enjoy this simple soccer game which does away with detailed rules. There is room for endless customisation with the ability to change your teams’ names and uniforms, and create every team member’s features from scratch. You can even use your own photographed face on your team members! You can also use Nintendo 3DS™ Local Play with this game and enjoy multiplayer matches.

* Boulder Dash-XL 3D, Reef Entertainment – £4.49 (€4.99)
Boulder Dash-XL 3D is a classic action puzzler shining on Nintendo 3DS. In this sequel to the 1984 classic, players set forth as Rockford or Crystal and mine their way through a variety of hazardous, yet stunning, three dimensional Caves. Explore the 100 caves and collect the right number of diamonds, while avoiding Boulders and Enemies to unlock the exit. But hurry… the clock is ticking! The difficulty increases with each new cave and more enemies and challenges will emerge as you progress. Can you master the power ups, transform boulders into jewels, squash enemies, and get to the exit before time runs out and without becoming trapped?

* Carps & Dragons, Abylight – £4.49 (€4.99)
In this colorful pond getting lunch is not that hard for Jack and Walter, or is it? Look at those Carps just jumping out of the water! Aren’t they a beautiful joy? But, what about the big bad Dragon watching over them? Play solo or with friends to “Carps & Dragons” frenetic action and solve all the challenging puzzles. Send your friends a Demo via the Nintendo 3DS Download Play.

* Cut The Rope, zeptolab – £4.49 (€4.99)
Cut the rope to feed candy to little monster Om Nom®! A mysterious package has arrived, and the little monster inside has only one request… CANDY! Collect gold stars, discover hidden prizes and unlock exciting new levels in this addictively fun, award-winning, physics-based game!

* FISH ON 3D, Agetec – £8.09 (€8.99)
FISH ON 3D features a variety of game modes appealing to those who enjoy either a realistic fishing simulation or an arcade style experience. Earn Titles, Lures and increase your score by accomplishments achieved during the game. Taking advantage of the portability of Nintendo 3DS, players can exchange lures and share their fishing information with other players via StreetPass.

* Funfair Party Games, Joindots – £13.49 (€14.99) until September 5th, normal price £17.99 (€19.99)
Multiplayer fun at the fair with movement control and eleven amazing attractions! Use your Mii™ to play live multiplayer games or master all the attractions in single player mode and beat the international high scores. In addition to classic control options, you can move your Nintendo 3DS™ to take aim at targets with your gun or control the circle of hot wire in arcade mode. You can also throw darts, basketballs and more by imitating the realistic movement with the Nintendo 3DS™. Sound crazy? That’s because it is – and a ton of fun to boot!

Nintendo DSiWare
* Quick Fill Q, Agetec – £1.79 (€1.99), or 200 Nintendo DSi Points
Q is an innocuous, yet determined spherical life form that continues to roll nonstop to escape a gradually collapsing world. The terrain is literally falling apart. Use your sharp reflexes and logical thinking to break and create various shapes to fill the holes that are randomly forming in the terrain. At times Q will become eager and increase its speed requiring you to adapt and act swiftly. Keep Q from falling into a hole and becoming lost. Quick Fill Q is a non-stop, simple to learn action-puzzle game that provides hours of challenging fun for the entire family… As Q’s guardian, it is up to you to protect and ensure that Q successfully rolls to freedom.

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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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