Nintendo Download list: March 18th (Europe)

Nintendo of Europe have announced the latest additions to hit WiiWare, Nintendo DSiWare and Virtual Console this week, bringing a wealth of new content.

The clear highlight of which is the arrival of Super Nintendo classic Final Fantasy III, regarded as one of the strongest entries within Square Enix’s popular series.

The full list of content is as follows:

Virtual Console
* FINAL FANTASY III, SQUARE ENIX – 900 Wii Points (SNES)

Originally released as FINAL FANTASY III on SNES in North America, this game is in fact FINAL FANTASY VI from the main series chronology. Continuing the long history of FINAL FANTASY games, FINAL FANTASY III allows you to enter the world of the Espers. Mythical magic beings, thought long extinct until the discovery of one buried deep in the ice sparks a series of magic attacks amongst citizens using MagiTek weapons.

Who or what is behind the rediscovery and redeployment of this legendary power? What chaotic plans exist that will wreck havoc on this orderly world?

WiiWare
* BINGO PARTY Deluxe, Ateam Inc. – 500 Wii Points

The ultimate BINGO game collection! BINGO PARTY Deluxe includes classic BINGO games and an exciting new BINGO PARTY mode for more interactive fun.

In BINGO PARTY Deluxe, play with up to four players in 75-Ball BINGO, 90- Ball BINGO, or BINGO PARTY game modes. The more you play, the more BINGO points you collect. Keep collecting BINGO points to unlock many fun goodies in the game including new game modes, BINGO card patterns, and more.

All BINGO game modes can be played with computer players, with difficulty settings to adjust your skill level.

WiiWare Demo
* Learning with the PooYoos: Episode 2 – Free

Nintendo DSiWare
* Castle Conqueror, CIRCLE Entertainment – 500 Nintendo DSi Points
Castle Conqueror is a real-time strategy game, perfect for those who want to dabble in the genre for the first time. You play a commander who must resist the enemy empire and save the lives of the people he is sworn to protect.

There are five chapters in total to complete, with each containing 10 stages. The rules are easy to pick up and made for fun gaming. Play this game using the stylus on the Nintendo DSi Touch Screen. Select the player’s castle, and then send your army to storm the enemy’s castle in real time. Capture the castle and destroy your enemies to earn gold that you can use to upgrade your commander’s abilities and to buy items that will help you win more battles. Select commanders and different cards to upgrade your army or castle. If, at the end of a battle, you have managed to occupy the enemy’s castle, you win!

* 5 in 1 Mahjong, cerasus.media – 200 Nintendo DSi Points

Take a fresh look at one of the world’s oldest games in Classic Mahjong mode which will allow you to choose from one of 300 layouts in three difficulty levels as you test your mental prowess.

However, if you want something a little different, then why not try Countdown mode where you only have 20 minutes to complete the puzzle. Train your memory effectively with Remember mode, don’t hesitate in Shuffle or act quickly to find the right set of tiles in Match mode.

But don’t despair if you get flummoxed by this ancient game, handy hints will always be available, making it accessible for all skill levels.

* Arctic Escape, Teyon – 500 Nintendo DSi Points

Take control of a group of penguins as they try to make their way back to Antarctica after being abducted by a cunning scientist.

Lead your penguins safely through over 100 frosty levels by using commands such as walking, jumping or waiting to plot your way through. Without you they have no chance of survival so guide them to avoid broken ice areas, falling cages, wolves and other dangerous obstacles.

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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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