Nintendo Download list: 2nd October 2014 (Europe)

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Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS leads this week’s Nintendo Download list, as the heavy-hitter thwacks away all competition.

It’s an otherwise fairly quiet week, with Capcom releasing Street Figheter Alpha 2 and Street Fighter 2010: The Final Fight through the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console services respectively. Whereas EnjoyUp Games deliver 99Seconds as the Wii U’s only new addition in the Nintendo eShop this week.

Special Offers (3DS)
* Jett Rocket II: The Wrath of Taikai, Shin’en Multimedia – £5.25 (€5.99) until 23rd October 2014, normally £7.66 (€8.99)
* Tappingo, Circle Entertainment – £1.69 (€1.99) until 16th October 2014, normally £2.49 (€2.99)

Virtual Console (Wii U)
* Street Fighter Alpha 2, Capcom – £5.49 (€7.99)
Street Fighter Alpha 2 explodes onto Virtual Console with its trademark lightning-fast gameplay, Custom Combo System and innovative Alpha Counters. Push your talents to the limit as you discover new moves and counters for every attack. Neutralise your opponents’ attacks with high and low Alpha Counters and execute Custom Combos to create your own rapid-fire assaults. All your favourite warriors are back, including previously hidden characters Dan, Akuma and Bison, plus new fighters including Rolento, Gen and Sakura. This is the US version of the game.

Wii U Download Software
* 99Seconds, EnjoyUp Games – £2.29 (€2.49
The saga continues after 99Bullets. Now your problem isn’t the number of bullets, rather the amount of time. 99Seconds, a fun, retro-style video game, where you can modify time to avoid all kinds of dangers. After finishing off Black Eye, V-99 entered a mysterious zone called Bit 8, without knowing why V-99 could modify time!. But everything became complicated with the appearance of the BLACK VECTORS: mysterious beings that aim to destroy any intruder who reaches Bit 8.

Virtual Console (3DS)
* Street Fighter 2010: The Final Fight, Capcom – £4.49 (€4.99)
Ken from the Street Fighter series becomes a bionic warrior, out to avenge the death of his friend, in this spin-off side-scrolling shooter. Aliens have stolen a superhuman serum so, with his newly enhanced abilities, Ken must battle across the planets to stop them Use your weaponry and athletic skills to liberate each planet, and seek out specific target enemies to clear the stage. Ken can backflip to evade damage, which can be upgraded to perform a powerful kick. It’s time to take the fight from the streets and into space!

3DS Download Software
* Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo – £39.99 (€44.99)
Famous names from favourite Nintendo franchises and guest characters come together in a portable fighter filled with spectacular action. With unique modes, online multiplayer, the ability to customise your fighter and the series’ biggest roster of playable fighters ever, Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS is truly a clash for the ages! The basics of Super Smash Bros. are simple. Use your chosen character’s unique attacks and special moves to damage your opponent, then hit ‘em with a smash attack to send them flying off the stage! The higher your opponent’s damage – represented as a percentage – the farther they’ll fly when launched, so pummel away until you see them steaming, then unleash your strongest smash attack and watch your target skyrocket off the stage! Take on nearby challengers in local multiplayer, or bring the battle to faraway friends and foes in online matches.

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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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