Nintendo Download list: October 25th (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.

The full list of content is as follows:

Virtual Console (Wii)
* Shock Troopers, D4 Enterprise – 900 Wii Points
Shock Troopers is a military-themed action game that was first released in 1997. The characters are internationally renowned mercenaries assigned to rescue Dr. George and his granddaughter, who have been kidnapped by a terrorist group calling themselves the Bloody Scorpions. In the game you have the option of forming a team using three out of the eight total mercenaries, or going solo in Lone Wolf Mode. The route you choose at the beginning will affect the progress of the game, allowing you to enjoy original game play time after time. You can also play with 2 players.

Virtual Console (Nintendo 3DS)
* Castlevania: The Adventure, Konami – $3.99
Rid the universe of Dracula’s legion of darkness and doom. After getting his wings clipped, the death-defying Count Dracula has risen again. Desiring revenge even more than blood, he’ll descend upon you with fangs that glisten by the light of the full moon. Play the role of another hero from a long lineage of vampire hunters, the Belmont clan. Battle your way through the Count’s maze of torture chambers and vampire crypts. Unlock the castle’s secrets by locating hearts, crystals and crosses. You must also possess the strength to master the Mystic Whip, which wards off unearthly evils like the She Worm. Risk your neck and accept the challenge. If you fail to destroy Dracula now, he will rule the night forever.

* Ghosts’n Goblins, Capcom – $4.99
Defeat the forces of evil and save your girlfriend in this haunting adventure. Take on the role of the knight Sir Arthur, and delve into the realm of demons and monsters to rescue your girlfriend. Choose your weapons wisely and take advantage of their strengths to deal with the situation at hand. Defeat the main boss at the end of each level and pass through the gates that stand between you and Astaroth. Teach him a lesson in chivalry he’ll never forget. The stage for adventure is set. Are you brave enough for the challenge?

3DS Download Software
* Liberation Maiden, LEVEL-5 International America – $7.99
The spirits that once protected the beautiful island nation of New Japan have been taken. LEVEL-5 and Grasshopper Manufacture’s SUDA51 team up to bring you LIBERATION MAIDEN, a full-scale 3D shooter game in the Nintendo eShop. Players step into the role of Shoko Ozora, who rides out on her Liberator, Kamui, to protect the country of New Japan against invading forces. Shoko will face powerful opposition from an arsenal of ground forces, culminating in thrilling showdowns with the enemy’s massive mechanical Conduit Spikes. The game brings AAA production values to the downloadable space with breathtaking animation by bones, fully voiced dialog and contributions from an all-star cast of artists, designers and musicians.

* NightSky, Nicalis – $9.99
NightSky is an action-puzzle game that offers an ambient gameplay experience unlike any other on 3DS with cerebral challenges that fill uniquely designed picturesque worlds. Each of these worlds is broken into different areas in which the player must maneuver a sphere by using realistic physics to advance. There are no enemies, no bosses, and no violence in NightSky. An intuitive experience is friendly for casual and mainstream gamers. NightSky also offers a formidable challenge for hardcore players, with an unlockable Alternative mode. The original soundtrack by experimental jazz musician Chris Schlarb will further heighten the surreal 3D experience.

* Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask, Nintendo – TBC
Archaeologist and puzzle-solver Professor Layton returns in an all-new 3D adventure that will take you deeper into the Professor’s past than ever before. Stop the mysterious Masked Gentleman from terrorising the city of Monte d’Or with magically dark miracles, such as turning citizens to stone. Featuring 150 brand new brainteasers and a new set of minigames courtesy of the Professor’s Trunk, Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask also boasts 365 additional Daily Puzzles distributed via the Nintendo Network.

3DS Download Software Demo
* Marvel Pinball 3D, Zen Studios – Free (Full Game: $7.99)
Marvel Pinball 3D is the ultimate Super Hero pinball experience, featuring original tables based on legendary characters from the Marvel Universe. See Tony Stark suit up for action on the Iron Man table as he fights against his infamous archenemy, the Mandarin. Join Blade and Hannibal in New York to fight off the vampiric hordes led by Deacon Frost and Dracula. Rally the troops and help Captain America and the Howling Commandos defend freedom against Baron Zemo and the Red Skull! Defeat Doctor Doom alongside Marvel’s first family, the Fantastic Four, featuring Mister Fantastic, the Invisible Woman, the Thing and the Human Torch.

3DS Add-on Content
* Mutant Mudds (Bonus Levels), Renegade Kidd – Free
New! Now featuring 20 free bonus levels. This brings the total level count to 60!! Love pixels? Fond of platformers? Is there a special place in your heart for the 8-bit and 16-bit era? Want to have fun? Yes!? Well, you’ve come to the right place, my friend. Mutant Mudds is a “12-bit” action platformer full of pixels and platforming fun!

* New Super Mario Bros. 2, Nintendo
Gold Mushroom Pack – $2.50
Coin Challenge Pack B 0 $2.50

Nintendo DSiWare
* 18th Gate, CIRCLE Entertainment – $4.99 (Nintendo 3DS) 500 Nintendo DSi Points (Nintendo DSi)
In the realm of oblivion, an abandoned palace hides many valuable treasures, but those who enter this place have no real hope of ever escaping. You play as three different heroes. Journey through 18 different dungeon areas, facing various challenges, including random monsters, traps, limited turns, and hidden paths.

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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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