By Jeff Neuenschwander / May 26th, 2014
It’s a big week for the European Nintendo Download. Not only is Mario Kart 8 getting released this week, but a slew of excellent games are on sale as well for both 3DS and Wii U. Games included in the sale are the Batman: Arkham series games, Injustice: Gods Among Us, Resident Evil: Revelations, and Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara. We also see the latest addition to the Wii U’s GBA line-up with The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap.
Check out the full list below. Game Descriptions are taken directly from the press release. All releases and sales start on May 29th unless noted otherwise.
Nintendo eShop on Wii U
- Mario Kart 8
“Game Description: Turn your world upside down with Mario Kart 8, only on Wii U! Engage antigravity mode and race up, down and all around amazing courses, competing against other players whether they’re in the same room or on the other side of the world! Speed over blue antigravity panels to take the race off the straight and narrow and up astonishing waterfalls, along the sides of buildings, and much more. The rules of the road change in antigravity mode too: bump into rival racers for a Spin Turbo speed boost! With gravity-defying racing, aerial jostles while gliding, and fast-paced underwater competition across 32 new and classic courses, every surface can be a racetrack! Share your best racing successes – and your most bitter defeats – with the world through Mario Kart TV. Create a highlight reel showcasing your smooth manoeuvres, high-impact item hits and other action-packed moments, then upload it to YouTube** or Miiverse for other players to see!
*Additional accessories required for multiplayer mode, sold separately.
**Google account required.
Mario Kart 8 will be available on May 30th for €59.99/£49.99. In addition, if you have downloaded Super Mario Kart before purchasing Mario Kart 8, you can get a Day One discount, allowing you to purchase the game for €52.00/£44.50 for one day.
- Gravity Badgers
“Game Description: Step into the space suit of valiant gravity badger Captain T Bayback as he ventures into the deadly depths of deep space to save his friends, family and the universe from the threat of the deadly Evil Honey Badgers, aka the Hellsett. For the first time ever a game unites the thrilling elements of badgers and gravity to create a stunningly presented physics-based puzzle game that will take you beyond the realms of possibility, imagination and logic to the star-dusted realm of the Gravity Badgers!”
Gravity Badgers will be available for €4.99/£4.99.
Virtual Console on Wii U
- The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap
“Game Description: This classic Legend of Zelda adventure sees the heroic Link embark on a journey into a massively tiny world with the help of his wondrous new headwear: the Minish Cap! Link can shrink down to microscopic dimensions, which will prove essential in saving the miniature Picori people from disaster. Of course, it just wouldn’t be The Legend of Zelda without ingenious new items to master, captivating side quests to conquer, and a plethora of dungeons to explore. Small really is beautiful!”
The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap will be available for €6.99/£6.29.
Nintendo eShop on 3DS
- Coaster Creator 3D
“Game Description: Build your own roller coasters using fast and intuitive touch screen drawing and editing controls. Then jump right into a coaster cart seat to experience the ride in thrilling 3D. Use the Track Wizard to add Loops, Corkscrews, and Twists. Take Mii™ characters for a ride on your coaster and share your coasters with friends.”
Coaster Creator 3D will be available for €7.25/£6.00.
- Me & My Furry Patients 3D
“Game Description: Welcome your animal patients! Take loving care of your favourite animals, keep an eye on your supplies and expand your practice.”
Me & My Furry Patients 3D will be available for €29.99/£24.99.
- Castle Clout 3D
“Game Description: Crush and destroy enemies with your powerful trebuchet in this vivid 3D version of the popular Castle Clout game! Only you can unite the empire across the Forest, Frost, Desert, Jungle and Burning Lands and save the kingdom from the Darkness. Boulders, bombs and more blaze through the air to batter walls and topple foes. Choose your weapon and ammo, and release at the right angle to maximize the damage you inflict. Try not to duck as enemies and ammunition fly out of the screen! Enjoy over 150 levels, and expand your battle with the hot seat multiplayer mode.”
Castle Clout 3D will be available for €4.00/£3.59.
Virtual Console on 3DS
- The Mysterious Murasame Castle
“Game Description: Murasame Joh Castle was once peaceful; now it houses a mysterious force that threatens Japan. As brave samurai Takamaru, you must battle through four other castles overrun with evil before the final showdown at Murasame Joh. Will you uncover its shocking secret? Previously unavailable outside of Japan, this classic action game was originally released for the Famicom Disk System in 1986. It was also the inspiration for the Takamaru’s Ninja Castle attraction in Nintendo Land™ for Wii U™, 26 years after its release!”
The Mysterious Murasame Castle will be available for €4.99/£4.49.
- Mario Golf
“Game Description: Tee off with Mario and friends in this unique sporting adventure! The Game Boy™ Color version of Mario Golf is part simulation, part role-playing game. Play as Mario or Luigi, or create your own character, and train them up to become the ultimate golf pro. Explore the Clubhouse, chat to fellow golfers to pick up tips, and challenge opponents to raise your experience level. With four courses, 12 practice ranges, five play modes and a host of minigames to enjoy, fun is par for the course in Mario Golf. ”
Mario Golf will be available for €4.99/£4.49.
Sales on Wii U
|Game Title||Original Price||Sale Price||Notes|
|Batman Arkham City: Armoured Edition||€59.99/£49.99||€14.99/£12.49||Available until June 5th|
|Batman: Arkham Origins||€59.99/£49.99||€14.99/£12.49||Available until June 5th|
|LEGO BATMAN 2: DC Super Heroes||€49.99/£39.99||€12.49/£9.99||Available until June 5th|
|Injustice: Gods Among Us||€59.99/£49.99||€14.99/£12.49||Available until June 5th|
|Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara||€14.99/£11.99||€8.99/£7.19||Available until June 8th|
|Resident Evil Revelations||€49.99/£39.99||€29.99/£23.99||Available until June 8th|
Sales on 3DS
|Game Title||Original Price||Sales Price||Notes|
|Resident Evil Revelations||€29.99/£24.99||€17.99/£14.99||Available until June 8th|
|Resident Evil The Mercenaries 3D||€9.99/£8.99||€5.99/£5.39||Available until June 8th|
|Super Street Fighter IV 3D||€19.99/£17.99||€11.99/£10.79||Available until June 8th|
|Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate||€39.99/£34.99||€9.99/£8.74||Available until June 5th|
|Real Heroes: Firefighter 3D Download Version||€9.99/£8.99||€4.99/£4.49||Available until June 19th|
|Funfair Party Games||€19.99/£17.99||€6.99/£6.99||Available until June 12th|
|Gardenscapes||€14.99/£14.99||€5.99/£5.99||Available until June 12th|
|3D MahJongg||€4.99/£4.49||€3.99/£3.29||Available until June 12th|
|Secret Agents Files: Miami||€7.99/£6.99||€6.99/£5.79||Available until June 12th|
|SpeedX 3D Hyper Edition||€1.99/£1.79||€0.99/£0.89||Available until June 19th|
|10-in-1: Arcade Collection||€1.99/£1.79||€0.99/£0.89||Available until June 19th|
|Rage of the Gladiator||€6.99/£6.29||€3.49/£3.09||Available until June 19th|
|PIX3D||€3.99/£3.59||€1.99/£1.79||Available until June 19th|
|Angry Bunnies||€6.49/£5.99||€4.85/£4.49||Available until July 31st|
|Bubble Pop World||€4.99/£4.49||€3.74/£3.35||Available until July 31st|
|Fishdom H2O: Hidden Odyssey||€4.99/£4.49||€3.74/£3.35||Available until July 31st|
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