New Nintendo downloads this week in America and Europe. The games go live on Thursdays in America at 9AM Pacific time and in Europe at 5PM UK/GMT time.
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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.
• Save the Furries (WiiWare, 1,000 Wii Points) – Help Save the Furries across 60 levels in this puzzle-adventure ! Furries are cute green creatures that like to visit strange planets and then stroll about oblivious to the dangers around them.
• Double Dragon II: The Revenge (NES / Virtual Console, 500 Wii Points) – Billy and Jimmy Lee are back to avenge the loss of Marion. In their quest to defeat the evil Shadow Warriors, they must face down deadly street gangs, ninjas and huge mutant fighters.
Nintendo 3DS eShop:
• Order Up!! ($10) – Experience the dizzying life of a top-notch chef and restaurateur. Prepare all manner of exotic food on your way to building your own restaurant empire from the ground up.
• Slitherlink by Nikoli ($5) – With the Nikoli puzzle series, you can enjoy high-quality “Slitherlink” puzzles, created by Nikoli, who gave the world-famous puzzle “Sudoku” name. The Nintendo 3DS allows for the realization of simple and easy to play operability.
• Nintendo Video: Gym Class Heroes’ “The Fighter” in 3D – Follow Olympic gymnastics hopeful John Orozco’s quest for the glory at this summer’s games in London. Available on Nintendo Video at 6 a.m. PT on June 22. (For Nintendo 3DS)
• Lola’s Fruit Shop Sudoku (Nintendo eShop / Nintendo DSiWare, $2 / 200 DSi Points) – Lola Panda does it again – making it fun to develop logical thinking! Now kids can enjoy the fun and challenge of Sudoku in a form especially designed for them.
• Jewel Legends: Tree of Life (Nintendo eShop / Nintendo DSiWare, $5 / 500 DSi Points) – Using building materials, jewels and other valuables, switch two adjacent tiles to make a row of three or more matching tiles! The valuables will help you to rebuild the world of the Hods and to restore the Tree of Life to its former strength!
Nintendo 3DS eShop:
• Mutant Mudds (3DSWare, £8.10 / €9) – 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!
• Nintendo Video: Men in Black 3 Trailer & Shaun the Sheep 3D.
• Goooooal Europa 2012 (Nintendo eShop / Nintendo DSiWare, 500 DSi Points) – An authentic simulation of a real tabletop football game, with players on springs, playing with a steel football. A turn-based game in which a player’s go ends with loss of possession.
• Save the Furries (WiiWare, 1,000 Wii Points)
Upcoming Releases In June:
• Nintendo 3DS Download Software – 3D Solitaire (Zen Studios America) June 2012
• Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console – Dr Mario (Nintendo America, Game Boy) June 2012
Upcoming Releases In July’s “8-Bit Summer”:
• The Legend of Zelda (NES / 3DS Virtual Console) — July 5th.
• The Sword of Hope II (Game Boy / 3DS Virtual Console) — July 12th.
• Kirby’s Pinball Land (Nintendo Game Boy / 3DS Virtual Console) — July 12th.
• Tumble Pop (Game Boy / 3DS Virtual Console) — July 19th.
• Kid Icarus: Of Myths and Monsters (Nintendo Game Boy / 3DS Virtual Console) — July 19th.
• Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 (Nintendo Game Boy / 3DS Virtual Console) — July 26th.
• Sonic Blast (Sega Game Gear / 3DS Virtual Console) – July 2012.
• Sonic Labyrinth (Sega Game Gear / 3DS Virtual Console) – July 2012.
Upcoming Releases In 2012:
• Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console – Toki Tori (Two Tribes, Game Boy Color) 2012
• Nintendo 3DS Download Software – Picross e (Jupiter) 2012
• Nintendo 3DS Download Software – Marvel Pinball 3D (Zen Studios) 2012
• Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console – Wario Land II (Nintendo, Game Boy Color) 2012
• Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console – Sonic Drift 2 (SEGA, Game Gear) 2012
• Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console – Columns (SEGA, Game Gear) 2012
• Nintendo 3DS Download Software – Bit Boy!! ARCADE (Bplus, 3DSWare) 2012
• Nintendo 3DS Download Software – Unchained Blades (XSEED America, 3DSWare) 2012
• Wii Virtual Console – Vectorman 2 (SEGA Australia, Sega Mega Drive/Genesis) 2012
• Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console – Castlevania: The Adventure (Konami Australia, Game Boy) 2012
• Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console – Master of Darkness AKA Vampire: Master of Darkness (SIMS Co. Australia, Game Gear) 2012
• WiiWare – La-Mulana (Nicalis Europe?) 2012
• Nintendo DSiWare – Cave Story (Nicalis Europe?) 2012