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:
• Catrap AKA Pitman (Nintendo, $2.99)
Description: Catboy and Catgirl have been trapped in an underground labyrinth that’s crawling with monsters. In order to reverse the curse and return to their human form, they must solve all 100 puzzles set out before them.
• Night of the Living Carrots Part 1 – DreamWorks Animation – B.O.B. and the gang from Monsters vs. Aliens come together on Halloween to save their town from a takeover by zombie carrots. Will B.O.B. be able to overcome his fears to save the day?
This week’s new DSiWare game is:
• Furry Legends (Gamelion, 500 DSi Points / $4.99)
Description: Furry Legends is a fantasy adventure game based on the WiiWare title of the same name. The environment and puzzles in Furry Legends are driven by real-time physics, featuring moving bridges, falling stones, rotating elevators, and much more. Experience the adventure rolling through furry lands, scary caves, evil pyramids, and even another dimension! Collect points, solve the puzzles, avoid death traps! Prepare to take on legions of evil Triangles and do battle in an ultimate boss fight. (For Nintendo 3DS / Nintendo DSi)
• 1001 Blockbusters (Selectsoft, 200 DSi Points / $1.99)
Description: Enjoy classic gameplay, amazing 3D graphics and surprising bonuses as you smash through 1001 levels of blockbusting excitement! Use the stylus to catch, bounce and bust balls through complex 3D constructions in 4 eye-popping worlds: Stone Age, Ancient Greece, Candy World and Fantasy Forest. Beat your best score by collecting wild powerups, including weapons, magnetic paddles, shields and more. (For Nintendo 3DS / Nintendo DSi)
This week’s new WiiWare game is:
• 101-in-1 Explosive Megamix (Nordcurrent, 700 Wii Points)
Description: Discover 101 mind-blowing mini-games for all tastes. Whether you like puzzle games, sports games or fast-paced arcade action, you’ll definitely find something to suit you. Jump in and enjoy many hours of fun.
• FAST: Racing League Demo
European Nintendo Downloads
Nintendo 3DS eShop:
• Golf (Nintendo, Game Boy, £2.60 / €3.00)
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)