On Wii, DSi & 3DS eShop: Side Pocket, House M.D. Episode 3

Nintendo downloads this week in America and Europe. The games go live at 9AM Pacific time on Thursdays.

Nintendo has now added new/classic games to the Wii Shop Channel, Nintendo DSi Shop and Nintendo 3DS eShop. Users with a high-speed Internet connection can redeem Wii Points or Nintendo DSi Points to download the games. Wii Points can be purchased in the Wii Shop Channel. Nintendo DSi Points can be purchased in the Nintendo DSi Shop. While the Nintendo eShop is a cash-based service, where virtual wallets are added to using a credit card or by purchasing a Nintendo 3DS Prepaid Card at a retail store and entering the code from the card. A Nintendo Points Card can be purchased at retail locations or Amazon.com.

American Nintendo Downloads

This week’s 3DSWare eShop game is:

Side Pocket (G-Mode, $2.99)
Description: Chalk up and get ready for some cool pool action. Test your billiard skills in two great modes: Pocket offers the traditional 16-ball game, while 9-Ball is a more contemporary version of the sport.

• Pokedex 3D Update Available! – Update Pokédex 3D to unlock a few amazing features. Updating your Pokédex 3D application is easy. Just launch the application and select the Settings option (the gear icon in the top-right corner). Scroll to the bottom and tap the Update button.

This week’s new DSiWare game is:

House M.D. – Episode 3: Skull and Bones (Legacy Interactive, 800 DSi Points / $7.99)
Description: Dr. House and his team must unravel a medical mystery involving a macho college kid who loses feeling in his arms during a fraternity hazing. Find the right diagnosis using patient exams, interviews, lab tests and even surgery. (For Nintendo 3DS / Nintendo DSi)

Simply Minesweeper (Engine Software, 200 DSi Points / $1.99)
Description: Simply Minesweeper gives you exactly what you want: pure Minesweeper on your DSi! The simple game design and easy, intuitive controls make it a game that the whole family can enjoy. The game has 50 puzzles in each level to guarantee hours of gameplay fun. (For Nintendo 3DS / Nintendo DSi)

This week’s new WiiWare game is:

Horizon Riders (Sabarasa, 800 Wii Points)
Description: Horizon Riders recruits you into the toughest and most daring merc outfit in the galaxy, blasting through an army of renegade robots with an array of high-tech weapons and mounted on a high-speed assault hover-board.

European Nintendo Downloads

Nintendo 3DS eShop:

Catrap AKA Pitman (ASK, £2.70 / €3.00)
Description: One day a boy and a girl going out for a picnic mistakenly stumble into a forbidden haunted house and are turned into cats. In order to return to normal, Catboy and Catgirl have to make their way through 100 rooms of an underground labyrinth!

Nintendo DSiWare & 3DS eShop:

Extreme Hangman 2 (Gamelion, 200 DSi Points / £1.80 / €2)

Nintendo WiiWare:

Trenches: Generals (Fishing Cactus, 700 Wii Points)

Future Downloadable 3DS Games:

  • October 2011: Hiku-Osu AKA Push-Pull (Nintendo’s Intelligent Systems) – Nintendo 3DS eShop Download Software
  • October 2011: Pyramids (Enjoy Gaming LTD) – Nintendo 3DS eShop Download Software
  • December 2011: Mutant Mudds (Renegade Kid) – Nintendo 3DS eShop Download Software
  • Fall 2011: Mighty Switch Force (WayForward) – Nintendo 3DS eShop Download Software
  • Late 2011: Zen Pinball 3D (Zen Studios) – Nintendo 3DS eShop Download Software
  • Late 2011: Metroid II: Return of Samus (Nintendo) – Virtual Console (Game Boy)
  • Late 2011: Bionic Commando (Capcom) – Virtual Console (Game Boy)

See any games you’ll be downloading?