Nintendo Download list: July 26th (Europe)

Nintendo of Europe have announced the latest content to be made available through the Wii Shop Channel, Nintendo DSi Shop and Nintendo eShop.

The full list of content is as follows:

WiiWare
* Horizon Riders, Sabarasa – 800 Wii Points
Planet Zethos has fallen under the military control of Thau-Phi, a rogue Artificial Intelligence. Its absolute control of all automated systems on the surface includes a legion of labour robots, now acting as an impenetrable and selfless army protecting the A.I. core. Horizon Riders allows you to control any of the four squad members on their mission to defeat Thau-Phi, dashing at high speeds through the surface of Zethos on powerful hoverboards while destroying the renegade cybernetic army with their advanced futuristic arsenal.

3DS Download Software
* Planet Crashers, Ignition Entertainment – £9.00
As one of the youngest and brightest cadets to graduate from the esteemed Planet Crashers Academy, your first assignment couldn’t be much bigger. You are tasked with preventing an unknown evil from snuffing out the sun. Explore a massive universe filled with danger and adventure battling in dungeons to gain experience points, level-up weapons and advance to nearby planets.

Virtual Console (Nintendo 3DS
* Kirby’s Pinball Land, Nintendo – £2.70
Take a spin with Kirby in this Game Boy classic, to defeat King Dedede and his minions through the power of pinball. Bounce Kirby around three action-packed tables filled with enemies, bonuses and secrets galore. Kick back with wacky mini games and battle the bosses at the end of each stage. Kirby’s Pinball Land is filled with fun touches that Kirby fans will love and plenty of action for pinball wizards to flip over.

3DS Download Video
* The Incredible Barbazan: The Human Cannonball 2, Living Colour Entertainment – £1.40
See the world’s worst magician performing tricks and stunts that always fail! Created using innovative stop motion animation these hilarious shorts featuring everyone’s favourite magician are available exclusively in 3D.

* Kingdom of Plants 3D, Atlantic Productions – Free
The exclusive clip offers an astonishing look at the secret lives of plants filmed at The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in London, revealing a dramatic world otherwise invisible to the human eye. Filmed over the course of a year, the clip is a revealing and fascinating new look at plant life through the use of stunning 3D time-lapse filming techniques.

3DS Add-on Content
* Theatrhythm Final Fantasy, Square Enix – £0.90/€1 each
Final Fantasy II – Tower of the Magi (FMS)
Final Fantasy V – Battle 1 (BMS)
Final Fantasy IX – The Darkness of Eternity (BMS)
Final Fantasy XII – Desperate Fight (BMS)

Nintendo DSiWare
* Candle Route, Teyon – £1.80 (Nintendo 3DS) 200 Nintendo DSi Points (Nintendo DSi)
Sparky has been entrusted to bring the light to the Crayon Castle before nightfall. Lead Sparky through over 100 colourful levels to collect matches and light candles. Don’t be surprised to find various obstacles like bombs, puddles, dynamite or dead end paths. This unique and beautiful game will light a fire in the heart of every puzzle fan.

* Decathlon 2012, Cinemax – £4.50 (Nintendo 3DS) 500 Nintendo DSi Points
Ashton Eaton’s world record of 9039 points is shaking on thin ice… The time has come for a competition in the premiere athletic discipline – the decathlon. Ten games in one: 100 metres sprint, long jump, shot-put, high jump, 400 metres run, 110 metres hurdles, discus, pole vault, javelin throw and finally the exhausting 1500 metres. Enjoy accurate control, using the stylus over the 10 disciplines, a training mode and the competition for the gold medal.

Nintendo Video
* Nintendo 3DS 3D Photo Contest – Free
Available this week via Nintendo Video is a compilation displaying some of the best winning photos from the Nintendo 3DS 3D Photo Contest which took place across Europe from April to June 2012. We received 138,069 photos from 22,423 registered users across 6 different categories and we wanted to showcase the very best of the best from the 19 participating European countries.

* Big Buck Bunny, Blender Foundation – Free
The film follows the adventures of the lovable rabbit as he seeks revenge on a trio of mischievous woodland creatures who have disrupted his peaceful daily routine, all in colourful 3D. If you didn’t catch it the first time round then be sure not to miss out again!

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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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