Nintendo Download list: 6th June 2013 (North America)

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf proves the undoubted highlight of this week’s Nintendo Downloads for North America, prepping itself for a midnight digital launch.

Alongside this, there are Virtual Console arrivals vying for your attention, with Yoshi becoming the latest in the Wii U Virtual Console Trial Campaign priced at a mere $0.30.

The full list of content is as follows:

Nintendo eShop Sale
* Trine 2: Director’s Cut, Frozenbyte – $9.99
Trine 2: Director’s Cut is a side-scrolling action game that features physics-based puzzles using fire, water, gravity and magic, wicked goblins to fight against and wondrous fairy tale lands as backdrops to the adventure. Download the game in the Nintendo eShop on the Wii U console at a discounted price of $9.99 until 9am PT on June 27th.

Permanent Price Reduction
* Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth, Ubisoft – $29.99
The Skrulls have landed and now it is up to you to embody your favorite Marvel super heroes and defeat epic enemies during the Secret Invasion. Unleash your inner superhero in Marvel Avengers Battle For Earth!

Virtual Console (Wii U)
* Spelunker, Tozai Games – $4.99
Spelunker is the weakest action hero in the history of video games whose colossal spirit for adventure is countered only by his miniscule threshold for pain. Wander through miles of uncharted caves in search of the legendary underground pyramid and its vast treasures. But beware of the scalding steam vents, poisonous bats and the avenging spirits of dead spelunkers that lurk in every corner of this massive underground labyrinth.

* Yoshi, Nintendo – $0.30
Originally released on the Game Boy system in 1992, Yoshi is an action/puzzle game starring Mario and Yoshi. Yoshi has been trapped in an egg, and it’s up to Mario to save his friend, while also stopping an airborne invasion of enemies. As the Goombas, Bloopers and Boo Buddies fall from the sky, Mario must catch them on trays and stack pairs of two of a kind before the piles get too high. Match multiple pairs, raise your score and help Yoshi escape. Available to download on June 12, Yoshi is the sixth game released on the Virtual Console for the Wii U system to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Famicom. For a limited time, the game will be available for only 30 cents.

Virtual Console (Wii)
* Sengoku 3, D4 Enterprise – TBC
Sengoku 3 is a side scrolling action game first released in 2001. Choose one of the 4 initial characters to play with and set off on an adventure around the world destroying evil spirits that were awoken by the red moon. This sequel takes on a new gaming dynamic from its predecessors by incorporating a ninja (shinobi) gauge which when filled allows you to launch several different Ninja Art attacks against your enemies.

3DS Download Software
* Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Nintendo – TBC
As mayor of your own town, you make the decisions that shape your town and your life. In the Animal Crossing: New Leaf game, experience a living, breathing world where new friends and new discoveries await every day – morning, noon and night. Express yourself by customizing your character, your house and your town as you create your own ideal world. Animal Crossing: New Leaf will be released in retail stores, and in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS at midnight, on June 9.

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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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