Nintendo Download list: 8th May 2014 (Europe)
This week’s Nintendo Download list is in, although there isn’t as much to set your pulse’s racing.
Volleyball joins Wii U’s Virtual Console, another week drifting by without a new Game Boy Advance arrival, whilst EnjoyUp Games bring Abyss to the console. The 3DS Virtual Console is treated to Clu Clu Land, whilst the strongest new arrival is The “DENPA” Men 3: The Rise of Digitoll from Genius Sonority.
Special offers will draw your attention too, Trine 2: Director’s Cut once again being discounted for those yet to pick it up.
The full list is as follows:
Special Offers (Wii U)
* Trine 2: Director’s Cut, Frozenbyte – £6.99 (€8.49) until 29th May 2014, normally £13.99 (€16.99)
Special Offers (3DS)
* 3D Game Collection, Joindots – £5.99 (€5.99) until 22nd May 2014, normally £11.99 (€13.99)
* Aqua Moto Racing 3D, Zordix – £5.39 (€5.99) until 29th May 2014, normally £7.19 (€7.99)
* Brunch Panic, CIRCLE Entertainment – £2.69 (€2.99) until 29th May 2014, normally £3.35 (€3.99)
* Jewel Match 3, Joindots – £4.99 (€5.99) until 22nd May 2014, normally £5.99 (€6.99)
* Murder on the Titanic, Joindots – £4.99 (€5.99) until 22nd May 2014, normally £14.99 (€14.99)
* Sweet Memories Blackjack, CIRCLE Entertainment – £2.69 (€2.99) until 29th May 2014, normally £3.59 (€3.99)
* Swords & Soldiers 3D, CIRCLE Entertainment – £4.49 (€4.99) until 29th May 2014, normally £5.90 (€7)
Virtual Console (Wii U)
* Volleyball, Nintendo – £3.49 (€4.99)
Volleyball is one of the fastest team games around, and this NES classic recreates the speedy sport in a way that anyone can play. Start by selecting a team for a fast-paced practice round, and then take on the world at an international level. Attacks, lobs or daring dives are all at your disposal, whether playing solo or against a human opponent. With eight male or female teams to choose from, and furiously paced action, Volleyball is perfect for armchair supporters everywhere! This is the US version of the game.
Wii U Download Software
* Abyss, EnjoyUp Games – £1.79 (€1.99)
Earth, 3024. Natural resources are scarce and the survival of the human race is in danger. Desperate to find new energy resources, the ASAN creates Nep2no: a biomechanical robot capable of withstanding extreme depths in the hope of finding new energy sources. After many years of exploration, a new energy source is found: codenamed ‘Gaia’. Your mission will be to find the ‘Gaia’ energy stones by exploring the depths. To do so, you must control Nep2no by counteracting gravity and the surrounding darkness with the aid of a light – however, that light goes out little by little…
Virtual Console (3DS)
* Clu Clu Land, Nintendo – £3.59 (€3.99)
Released in the early days of the NES, Clu Clu Land is a unique and fast-paced action-maze game! Manoeuvre Bubbles around the levels by grabbing posts with her outstretched hands and swing them in your chosen direction. To win, explore the whole maze to uncover all of the gold bars! But beware! Spiky sea urchins can pop Bubbles like a real bubble if she touches them. Luckily, Bubbles can defend herself with a sonic shockwave that will stun her enemies! Clu Clu Land can be played solo or with a friend in simultaneous two-player mode.
3DS Download Software
* Candy Match 3, Bigben Interactive – £7.19 (€7.99)
Line up the sweets, set off tasty effects and beat the high scores! With quick matches and various difficulty levels, it’s a great video game classic which is finally available for Nintendo 3DS!
* THE “DENPA” MEN 3 The Rise of Digitoll, Genius Sonority – £8.99 (€9.99)
The Denpa Men are mysterious creatures that live among radio waves. Invisible to the naked eye, they can only be seen and caught by looking through your Nintendo 3DS. In this game, catch Denpa Men, form your team, and head out on an exciting adventure across the world, all to save a special someone! This time, some Denpa Men can capture monsters, turning them into allies who can be summoned to your side- capture powerful monsters to turn the tide of battle! Also, your Denpa Men friends now have their own little homes, which can be customised and decorated to suit your style.
* Hidden Expedition Titanic, MSL – £10.79 (€11.99)
On April 14, 1912 the massive ship, RMS Titanic, collided with an iceberg and sank within three hours. The remains of the ship have been investigated several times, but many mysteries still remain hidden in the depths of the dark wreck. You have now been assigned a mission to explore it! Descend to the ocean bed and discover the fantastic secrets waiting to be revealed in this once majestic ship. Conduct your research over 14 missions in 17 locations and try to unveil the secrets of the Titanic.
* Jewel Quest 6: The Sapphire Dragon, MSL – £10.79 (€11.99)
After crash-landing on a frozen mountain, Raj makes an incredible discovery in Jewel Quest 6: The Sapphire Dragon! Explore the Temple of Wishes, an ancient complex thought to be only a legend, and take on a gang of ruthless pirates. Solve action-packed Jewel Boards and challenge yourself with bonus levels as you explore the entire globe. Play as different characters with unique abilities and tackle new challenges in Jewel Quest 6: The Sapphire Dragon!