Nintendo Download list: December 27th 2012 (North America)

Nintendo of America have announced the latest content to be made available through the Wii Shop Channel, Nintendo DSi Shop and Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS.

The full list of content is as follows:

Wii U Holiday Deals
* Chasing Aurora, Broken Rules – $7.49
Chasing Aurora is a 2D aerial action game about the dream of flight. For a limited time, download this title from the Nintendo eShop at a discounted price of $7.49. Offer is valid from 9 a.m. Pacific time on Thursday December 20, through 9 a.m. Pacific time on January 3

* Little Inferno, Tomorrow Corporation – $9.99
An adventure that takes place almost entirely in front of a fireplace. For a limited time, download this title from the Nintendo eShop at a discounted price of $9.99. Offer is valid from 9 a.m. Pacific time on Thursday December 20, through 9 a.m. Pacific time on January 4.

* Trine 2: Director’s Cut, Frozenbyte – $15.99
Trine 2: Director’s Cut takes you on an adventure through magical lands in this sidescrolling game of platforming, action and puzzles. For a limited time, this game is available at a special price of $15.99. Offer is valid from 9 a.m. Pacific time on December 20, through 9 a.m. Pacific time on January 7.

Virtual Console (Wii)
* Shock Troopers 2nd Squad, D4 Enterprise – 900 Wii Points
Shock Troopers 2nd Squad is a military-themed action game, first released in 1998. Choose one of four mercenaries and battle through multiple stages by shooting, using different weapons and jumping. The highly praised scoring system from the previous game returns, but the characters are all new. Some other changes include the abilities to operate vehicles and choose different routes in levels.

Virtual Console (Nintendo 3DS)
* Mega Man, Capcom – $4.99
Join the blue bomber in his first ever adventure as he battles the evil Dr. Wily and his robotic henchmen. Mega Man is a super robot created by the genius scientist Dr. Light. When another scientist by the name of Dr. Wily goes rogue with an army of six of his own devious Robot Masters, it’s up to Mega Man to put a stop to his nefarious plot by traversing a series of stages rife with enemies, traps and perilous platform challenges. Mega Man was originally released for the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1987.

* Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels, Nintendo – $4.99
Originally released in 1986 in Japan as Super Mario Bros. 2, this game has made only brief appearances in the West. Mario™ fans will appreciate the familiar look and feel of the game, while finding that its updated game play presents an entirely new challenge. In addition to the classic enemies already known to fans worldwide, there are also Poison Mushrooms, backward Warp Zones and the occasional wind gust (which can help or hinder progress). Players can get ready to put their Mario skills to the ultimate test and save the Princess once again. Just don’t be surprised if she’s in another castle.

3DS Download Software
* Fluidity: Spin Cycle, Nintendo – $10.99
Tilt, turn and even completely rotate your Nintendo 3DS system 360 degrees to maneuver a puddle of water through a mazelike, magical world filled with tricky tunnels and crazy contraptions. In this sequel to the hit game Fluidity, change from liquid to a block of ice or a steam cloud to solve fun, gravity-defying puzzles as you try to rescue the Rainbow Spirits trapped in the pages of a magical book.

* Johnny Impossible, UFO Interactive Games – $5.99
It’s a MEGA CRISIS! The Mr. Wang Gang is up to no good once again! Take control of the Johnny the super-spy and stop the Mr. Wang Gang’s ambitious evil plans! Mr. Wang has a super-laser mounted on a satellite in space, aiming to destroy Solid City! In this exciting side-scrolling stealth platformer, find and use all the tools at Johnny’s disposal to infiltrate Mr. Wang’s facilities. Sneak past the security, avoid traps, and confront enemy robots to save the city from Mr. Wang’s crazy super-laser in outer space!

* Mahjong 3D – Warriors of the Emperor, TREVA Entertainment – $9.99
The world famous board game in real 3D: for the greatest Mahjong experience of all time! Meet the challenge and become the real Mahjong master! Go back to Mahjong’s Asian roots and follow the campaign of Emperor Qin Shi Huangdi as he conquers and unites China. It’s up to you to decide on the best strategic move: Do you want to defeat Chu first or head north towards Wei to persuade them to join your side? Experience the world famous Chinese board game for the first time in real 3D. With a humorous story and charming characters you will enjoy endless fun with that classic game!

Nintendo DSiWare
* Goooooal América, CINEMAX – $4.99 (Nintendo 3DS) 500 Nintendo DSi Points (Nintendo DSi)
A steel ball and 22 football players on springs in shallow dips; a pitch surrounded by barriers and with a goal at each end. It’s a concept that’s been around for a hundred years and which still sees matches decided on quick combinations and accurate shots on goal. When possession is lost, it becomes your opponent’s turn. The game is controlled using the stylus, which allows players to accurately aim and determine the power of a pass or shot. Players are selected by their heads, pulled back and released. The game’s physics engine ensures smooth, realistic travel of the ball around the pitch, either delivering it into the goal or to another player.

* Jump Trials Extreme, G-Style – $1.99 (Nintendo 3DS) 200 Nintendo DSi Points (Nintendo DSi)
Jump Trials Extreme will test your running and jumping techniques to the limit, all over again! In this second version of Jump Trails there are new game features, new game modes and over 100 new stages to test your platform running and jumping skills. Take control of a stickman and race across an obstacle course to get the exit in just 10 seconds! Navigate your stickman across moving platforms, slippery surfaces, disappearing blocks, conveyor belts, spring pads and seesaws! With only 10 seconds to reach the exit, hesitating for even a split second can be the difference between success and failure!

* Wizard Defenders, Teyon – $1.99 (Nintendo 3DS) 200 Nintendo DSi Points (Nintendo DSi)
Hordes of dreadful monsters approached the kingdom and to save their home, brave magicians set out to war. Cast spells against monsters, perform combos and destroy them for good! It will spell-bound you for eternity! Once upon a time in the enchanted land of wizards and sorceresses, a battle began to brew. Hordes of dreadful monsters approached the kingdom and to save their home, brave magicians set out to war. Cast spells against monsters, perform combos and destroy them once and for all! Keep monsters as far as possible from your castle and smash all obstacles. As the game progresses the monsters will become more and more challenging. To destroy the most powerful opponents gather more magic and perform a Magical Explosion! This amazing blend of match-3 and defense will have you spell-bound for eternity!

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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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