Sin and Punishment, StarTropics, Runbow and Little Battlers eXperience headline this week’s Nintendo eShop update in Europe.
On Wii U they are joined by Gunman Clive HD Collection and Zombie Defense, whereas Nintendo 3DS adds a Proun+ demo and ‘Waist-Deep’ add-on content for Senran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson.
Special Offers (Wii U)
- Blok Drop U, RCMADIAX – £0.45 (€0.50), until 30th September 2015, normally £1.29 (€1.49)
- Blok Drop X Twisted Fusion, RCMADIAX – £0.90 (€1) until 30th September 2015, normally £2.69 (€2.99)
- Master Reboot, Wales Interactive – £4.99 (€5.99) until 1st October 2015, normally £9.99 (€11.99)
- Never Alone (Kisima Ingitchuna), E-line Media – £8.59 (€9.99) until 17th September 2015, normally £12.99 (€14.99)
- Rayman Legends, Ubisoft – £9.49 (€11.99) until 10th September 2015, normally £23.99 (€29.99)
- Tabletop Gallery, RCMADIAX – £1.39 (€1.49) until 30th September 2015, normally £4.09 (€4.49)
Permanent Price Reduction (3DS)
- Proun+, Engine Software – £3.50 (€3.99), previously £5.39 (€5.99)
Special Offers (3DS)
- Art of Balance TOUCH!, Shin’en Multimedia – £4.70 (€5.20) until 24th September 2015, normally £6.29 (€6.99)
- Rayman Origins, Ubisoft – £5.39 (€5.99) until 10th September 2015, normally £17.99 (€19.99)
- Wakedas, CIRCLE Entertainment – £1.69 (€1.99) until 24th September 2015, normally £2.49 (€2.99)
- Witch & Hero, CIRCLE Entertainment – £1.59 (€1.99) until 24th September 2015, normally £3.19 (€3.99)
- World Conqueror 3D, CIRCLE Entertainment – £3.19 (€3.99) until 24th September 2015, normally £3.99 (€4.99)
Virtual Console (Wii U)
- Sin and Punishment (Nintendo 64), Nintendo – £8.99 (€9.99)
The classic shooter can be yours once again! The legendary studio Treasure delivers a masterpiece of game design that stands as one of the all-time greatest shooters. Sin and Punishment tasks you as a young resistance fighter battling Ruffians – mutants bred for food who turned against their masters – and also facing corrupt military forces in your quest to save the planet. Originally released only in Japan for Nintendo 64, Sin and Punishment is available once again via Virtual Console, updated with English menu and tutorial text, and English subtitles in the ending sequence.
- StarTropics (NES), Nintendo – £4.49 (€4.99)
Mike Jones is an ordinary kid on an extraordinary adventure. When his archaeologist uncle goes missing on a tropical island, Mike sets off to uncover the dark secrets lurking in paradise. StarTropics boasts two styles of gameplay: explore the island on foot or in your uncle’s submarine, and battle monsters using a variety of weapons and items. The original NES release included a letter in the game box, with a hidden message. For the Virtual Console version, this has been reproduced in the electronic manual. This is the US version of the game.
- Zoda’s Revenge: StarTropics II (NES), Nintendo – £4.49 (€4.99)
Mike Jones, high-school ace pitcher and part-time adventurer, returns for another escapade; travelling not into space but back in time. This sequel to StarTropics was released only in North America as one of the last NES titles. Mike is transported through history from the Stone Age to the Wild West. Meet historical figures like Leonardo da Vinci and Cleopatra, and face the avengers of Zoda – the alien leader whom Mike defeated in his first adventure. Could Zoda be ready to rise again? This is the US version of the game.
Wii U Download Software
- Gunman Clive HD Collection, Horberg Productions – £3.59 (€3.99)
The Nintendo 3DS indie hits Gunman Clive 1 & 2 are finally coming to Wii U in one complete package. Gunman Clive is an old-school side-scrolling action platform game set in the old west. In the year of 18XX, the west is overrun by thugs and outlaws. A group of bandits have kidnapped Mayor Johnson’s daughter and are spreading havoc across the land. Gunman Clive must rescue the girl and bring order to the west, then finish the fight in Gunman Clive 2. His battle against the bandits takes him all around the world and beyond. Jump and shoot your way across diverse and challenging levels and fight massive bosses. Bring out your inner cowboy and get ready for some real gunslinger action.
- Runbow, 13AM Games – £10.99 (€13.99), or £9.34 (€11.89) if you downloaded the Nindies@Home Preview
Runbow is a fast-paced action party game for up to 9 players. The world changes with each swipe of the background colour and players must think fast as obstacles appear and disappear with the changing backgrounds. Challenge friends in six Game Modes – King of the Hill, Arena, Run, or ColourMaster, or dominate Runbow’s colourful world on your own or co-operatively in Adventure and Bowhemoth.
- Zombie Defense, Teyon – £7.19 (€7.99)
The dead burst forth from the earth, and beneath a blackened sky an endless horde of zombies rampage across the burning corpse of our dying civilization. You are humanity’s last hope. Use classic RTS/tower-defence strategies and tactics to fight against zombies. Gather soldiers, outfit them with lethal weaponry, use new destructive technologies and march to victory in two game modes and 35 deadly missions. Defeat waves of shambling walkers, creeping monstrosities and massive mutant zombie bosses as every weapon of the modern military arsenal is at your disposal. Earn money and upgrade to more effective weapons, vehicles and airstrikes, hire ruthless soldiers and develop killer technologies.
3DS Add-on Content
- Senran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson ‘Waist-Deep,’ Marvelous Europe – £4.49 (€4.99)
3DS Download Demo
- Proun+, Engine Software – Free
In Proun+ you guide a ball racing along a pipe while dodging obstacles. Five different speeds, from Relaxed to Speed of Light, mean this game is suitable for both casual and hardcore gamers, so anyone can enjoy it. The levels are accompanied by jazz-rock music specially written for Proun+. Make no mistake – this game will be a hard challenge at top speed!
3DS Download Software
- Little Battlers eXperience, LEVEL-5 – £34.99 (€39.99)
Collect, build and battle your own palm-sized robots in Little Battlers eXperience, a futuristic RPG with real-time action fights on Nintendo 3DS family systems. Discover millions of ways to create your own ultimate battle robot.