Nintendo Download list: January 24th 2013 (North America)

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

The full list of content is as follows:

30 Year Anniversary. 30 Days Limited Discount. 30 Cents.
To help celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Famicom (which was known as the NES in the United States), Wii U owners can purchase one select Virtual Console title each month during the promotion at a 30-day special price of 30 cents. To kick off this celebration, Balloon Fight is now available for purchase in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U.

Wii U Download Software
* The Cave, SEGA – $14.99
The Cave is a new adventure game from Monkey Island and Maniac Mansion creator Ron Gilbert and Double Fine Productions, the award-winning studio behind Psychonauts and Brütal Legend. Assemble your team of three from seven unlikely adventurers, each with his or her own unique personality and story. Descend into mysterious depths to explore many different locations, including a subterranean amusement park and a medieval castle, not to mention a fully armed and ready-to-launch nuclear-tipped ICBM.

* Funky Barn, 505 Games – TBC
It’s farming, but not as you know it. Grab your Wii U GamePad controller and create a beautiful farmland full of animals, crops and trees. After you create your land, develop it into the craziest, most offbeat farm imaginable, overflowing with the wackiest contraptions and goofiest gizmos you and your animals have ever seen. Funky Barn is available in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U and at retail stores.

3DS Download Software Demo
* Brain Age: Concentration Training, Nintendo – Free
Brain Age is back with new devilishly difficult brain-training exercises designed by world-famous brain researcher Dr. Ryuta Kawashima. Brain Age: Concentration Training introduces newly designed training exercises that challenge players with activities to help improve their concentration skills and the ability to access their short-term memory. Players only need to spend five minutes a day with the game to try and better their focus and attention skills.

Virtual Console (Nintendo 3DS)
* Super C, Konami – $4.99
In this action-packed sequel to the popular Contra, players have little time to think. Experience run-and-gun gameplay at its best as you take control of Mad Dog or Scorpion and once again battle the forces of Red Falcon. Stages feature a combination of perspectives (side scrolling, top down, etc.) and intense battles against huge bosses. Use a variety of powerful weapons and tap into your killer instinct to survive the deadly waves of enemies. Because if your trigger finger lacks stamina, then Earth will lack a future!

3DS Download Software
* Cocoto Alien Brick Breaker, Bigben Interactive – $4.99
The devilish Cocoto is back in an incredibly addictive game, brilliantly renewing the great brick breaker classic! Travel through the 5 planets of Cocoto’s universe to protect them from alien fire by firing back their projectiles with your magic shield. Progress through the game confronting waves of more and more enemies with increasingly amusing weapons, and unlock new powers for your shield.

* Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Shadow Wars, Ubisoft – TBC
As the commander of the Ghosts, your mission is to stop the Russian ultranationalist Yuri Treskayev from coming to power. From the hot deserts of Kazakhstan to the towns and villages of Ukraine and the frozen lands of Siberia, you must discover and disable the secret Soviet-era “Dead Hand” bases which Treskayev is using to build an army of drones to seize power. You will have access to full resources to build, train, and equip your team, using increasingly high -tech weapons and armor.

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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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