Nintendo Download list: 28th August 2014 (North America)
Courtroom action brings a turnabout to this week’s Nintendo Download list, with Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney having become available across North America.
Elsewhere there are Capcom sales across Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist is permanently reduced, and the Virtual Console expands with Donkey Kong Jr. Math and Mega Man X3. Image & Form’s SteamWorld Dig and Over the Moon’s The Fall continue to build on the Wii U’s indie presence, with Azure Striker GUNVOLT and Thorium Wars: Attack of the Skyfighter zapping up the 3DS.
Nintendo eShop Sales
* Capcom: Select Wii U and Nintendo 3DS games from Capcom are now up to 60 percent off in the Nintendo eShop. This offer is valid until 8.59am PT on Thursday 4th September.
* Soccer Up 3D: 71 percent off (reduced from $6.99 to $1.99) until 9am PT on Wednesday 17th September in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS.
* Super Little Acorns 3D Turbo: 50 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $3.95) from 9am PT on Wednesday 3rd September through 8.59 am PT on Wednesday 24th September.
* Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist: Reduced to $19.99 (from $39.99) starting Monday 1st September on Wii U.
Virtual Console (Wii U)
* Donkey Kong Jr. Math, Nintendo – $4.99
Learning can be fun, especially when you play along with Donkey Kong Jr.! Practice addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division by directing Junior, a cute little monkey, who must climb up and down vines to collect numbers and symbols in order to solve the math problems his father gives him. Compete with a friend in a race to solve problems in Game A, or add more challenge with Game B. Of course, you can also practice on your own! This game is perfect for younger players who are looking for a fun and easy way to develop their math skills!
* Mega Man X3, Capcom – $7.99
Mega Man X and his partner, Zero, must discover why an antivirus has failed to turn robots from destructive Mavericks into peace-loving Reploids. Run, jump, dash, scale walls, avoid obstacles and fight enemies in eight challenging stages as you hunt for the latest cure.
Wii U Download Software
* SteamWorld Dig, Image & Form – TBC
After its positive reception on Nintendo 3DS, indie hit SteamWorld Dig is making its way to Wii U for the first time. In this platform mining adventure, take on the role of Rusty as he arrives at an old mining town in great need. Explore an underground world full of secrets, treasure and terrors with interface elements that use the Wii U GamePad controller.
* The Fall, Over the Moon – TBC
Explore an alien world in this unique blend of action game play and adventure-game puzzles in The Fall, which launched Aug. 26. Take on the role of ARID, the artificial intelligence within a high-tech combat suit, as you struggle to save the suit’s unconscious human occupant. Get ready for a disturbing and engrossing journey as you explore the world of The Fall.
3DS Download Software
* Azure Striker GUNVOLT, Inti Creates – $14.99
From Inti Creates and featuring the talents of Keiji Inafune, the creator of the Mega Man series, Azure Striker GUNVOLT takes the best aspects of Japanese 16-bit classics and updates them with new play mechanics and slick graphics. For a limited time, the game comes with a free digital code to download the 8-bit nostalgia-fueled MIGHTY GUNVOLT as well. Azure Striker GUNVOLT will be available in the Nintendo eShop on Friday 29th August.
* Outback Pet Rescue 3D, TREVA Entertainment – TBC
It’s your job to nurture and love the wild animals of Australia and bring them back to health. Treat sick and injured animals on site or bring them back to your station. Take your Jeep and drive out to care for helpless animals on the spot. Find lost baby animals and care for them until you can return them to the wild.
* Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, LEVEL-5 – TBC
Join forces with expert investigator Professor Layton and ace attorney Phoenix Wright in this unbelievable crossover adventure. Find out what new twists they bring to the courtroom as they solve puzzles and debunk witnesses’ lies. Cross-examine multiple witnesses at the same time to uncover the mysteries of the magical city of Labyrinthia. Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney will be available in the Nintendo eShop at midnight ET on Friday 29th August.
* Thorium Wars: Attack of the Skyfighter, Big John Games – $7.99
Pilot one of three Skyfighters across alien worlds to protect Earth. Push your dogfighting skills to their limits in this futuristic 3D aerial shooter.