By Jeff Neuenschwander / July 22nd, 2014
It’s a pretty good week for the Nintendo Download Europe, especially if you’re one who is looking for more Virtual Console games. The Wii U gets a slew of Mega Man releases, including Mega Man Battle Network from the Game Boy Advance. In addition, owners of NES Remix or NES Remix 2 can purchase a number of NES titles for 50% off for a week.
That’s not to say that there’s nothing new going on this week. The 3DS sees the release of Siesta Fiesta as well as a number of sales, including a sale on Pokemon Link: Battle!. Over on the Wii U, new digital offerings include the action-platformer Wooden Sen’SeY.
You can check out the full list of releases and sales below. All releases and sales happen on July 24th. Game descriptions come directly from the press release.
Nintendo eShop on Wii U
- Master Reboot
“Imagine a world where death is no longer final, where precious memories are saved to enjoy forever, where your soul is immortal, welcome to the Soul Cloud. Upload your soul to our dedicated servers and relax knowing that a part of you will live on for eternity. That favourite holiday, happy moments from your childhood, meeting that special someone for the first time. All these memories saved for your digital soul for your family to revisit again and again. The Soul Cloud – saving your past to secure your future. Master Reboot is a haunting first person sci-fi adventure horror game set inside the Soul Cloud. It’s an exploration game with action and puzzle elements set across 34 unique environments. The game features a distinctive visual style, intriguing storyline, psychological adventure-game action and dynamic atmospheric soundtracks. Get prepared for upload… Where am I? Who am I? It’s time to piece your life… and death back together.”
Master Reboot will be available for €11.99/£9.99/CHF 15.00.
- Super Toy Cars
“Super Toy Cars is a tabletop arcade combat racing game featuring fast and cool-looking cars, impressive tracks made of everyday objects and a bunch of power-ups that will let you destroy your opposition. Collect all cars and upgrades to keep up with competition while you progress in career mode or have a quick race either against AI opponents or against friends. You can play up to 4 players locally. There are 16 different cars in the game each one with its unique handling model. You can experiment with them and play the ones that best suit your driving style and the different situations you’ll find in our 12 tracks. Oh, and maybe you’ll want to use different cars depending on which type of event you’re playing, because we have 48 events in career mode, but not all of them are races! Super Toy Cars is a big game and has lots of options for you to tinker and play with, but most importantly this game has been carefully crafted to be fun to play and race, either alone or with friends.”
Super Toy Cars will be available for €7.99/£6.99/CHF 11.00.
- Wooden Sen’SeY
“Wooden Sen’SeY is an action-platform game set in a unique Japanese Steam Rock world that is full of humour. You follow Goro, a village chief, through a series of levels on his quest for vengeance. He defeats his enemies using his axes to slice, dice, squash and grapple! Wooden Sen’SeY aims to offer players a unique gaming experience inspired by old school game mechanisms while incorporating modern technology and magnificent 3D graphics.”
Wooden Sen’SeY will be available for €9.99/£8.00/CHF 12.00.
Virtual Console on Wii U
- Mega Man 5
“Proto Man – once the trusted brother of Mega Man – has mysteriously gone berserk, kidnapping Dr. Light and forcing Mega Man to go on the offensive. Assisted by his new sidekick Beat, a robotic bird, and his faithful robo-dog Rush, Mega Man must battle through eight thrilling levels and defeat the robot masters lurking within. Defy gravity in Gravity Man’s stage, chip away the defences in Stone Man’s stage and catch some surf in Wave Man’s stage, before the final showdown!”
Mega Man 5 will be available for €4.99/£3.49/CHF 7.00. This will be the U.S. version of the game.
- Mega Man 6
“The first Annual Robot Tournament was going well – until the mysterious Mr. X took the top eight robots to conquer the world. Enter Mega Man to save the day! Mega Man 6 was the last of the series to be released on NES™, and it goes out with a bang! Battle through eight new stages and defeat the boss in each, to take its power for yourself. Also, adaptors allow Mega Man and cybernetic canine Rush, to combine and become Jet Mega Man or Power Mega Man, to fly and perform power punches.”
Mega Man 6 will be available for €4.99/£3.49/CHF 7.00. This will be the U.S. version of the game.
- Mega Man Battle Network
“In the future, a youngster named Lan battles cyber-crime with his Personal Exploration Terminal (PET). But Lan’s PET is no ordinary avatar; it’s Mega Man.EXE, a cyber-identity which infiltrates the crime-ridden network to battle destructive computer viruses! Defeat viruses in real time and collect Battle Chips: data containing valuable weapons and critical system info. There are more than 175 Battle Chips to collect. Help Lan and Mega Man.EXE restore peace and order to the network!”
Mega Man Battle Network will be available for €6.99/£6.29/CHF 9.80. This will be the U.S. version of the game.
Nintendo eShop on 3DS
- Siesta Fiesta
“Siesta Fiesta is a colourful action game where players take control of the snoozing Siesta as he’s taken on a one-of-a-kind tour of Fiestaville: home to the beloved Fiestas. Use Siesta’s bed to bounce, boost and rebound across the island’s 8 fun-filled regions. Siesta Fiesta combines various elements of classic arcade gameplay to create a truly unique adventure. Use the ball-like Siesta to smash Piñata Blocks, activate Power-ups, battle bosses and trigger a host of whacky contraptions. With its intuitive gameplay and varied level design, Siesta Fiesta aims to appeal to both long-time gamers and newcomers alike.”
Siesta Fiesta will be available for €4.49/£3.99/CHF 6.30.
Sales on Wii U
The sales on Wii U this week are for NES Virtual Console games. In order to take advantage of this sale, you need to have purchased AND downloaded NES Remix or NES Remix 2 to your Wii U.
|Title||Original Price||Sale Price||Notes|
|Super Mario Bros.||€4.99/£3.49/CHF 7.00||€3.49/£2.44/CHF 4.90||Sale ends July 31st|
|The Legend of Zelda||€4.99/£3.49/CHF 7.00||€3.49/£2.44/CHF 4.90||Sale ends July 31st|
|Dr. Mario||€4.99/£3.49/CHF 7.00||€2.49/£1.74/CHF 3.50||Sale ends July 31st|
|Excitebike||€4.99/£3.49/CHF 7.00||€2.49/£1.74/CHF 3.50||Sale ends July 31st|
|Clu Clu Land||€4.99/£3.49/CHF 7.00||€2.49/£1.74/CHF 3.50||Sale ends July 31st|
|Ice Hockey||€4.99/£3.49/CHF 7.00||€2.49/£1.74/CHF 3.50||Sale ends July 31st|
|Urban Champion||€4.99/£3.49/CHF 7.00||€2.49/£1.74/CHF 3.50||Sale ends July 31st|
Sales on 3DS
|Title||Original Price||Sale Price||Notes|
|Pokemon Link: Battle!||€7.99/£7.19/CHF 11.20||€4.99/£4.49/CHF 7.00||Sale ends July 31st|
|Aqua Moto Racing 3D||€7.99/£7.19/CHF 11.19||€3.99/£3.39/CHF 5.59||Sale ends July 31st|
|Snow Moto Racing 3D||€7.99/£7.19/CHF 11.19||€3.99/£3.39/CHF 5.59||Sale ends July 31st|
|Real Heroes: Firefighter 3D||€9.99/£8.99/CHF 14.99||€4.99/£4.49/CHF 7.00||Sale ends July 31st|
SOURCE: Games Press
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