By Jeff Neuenschwander / September 17th, 2014
A number of good things coming this week in the European Nintendo Download to both the 3DS and Wii U. On the 3DS side, you have THEATRHYTHM Final Fantasy Curtain Call and the arcade version of Donkey Kong. On the Wii U side, you have Hyrule Warriors and Life Force. And there’s plenty of other things to be excited about, such as Capcom having a sale and Bandai Namco dropping prices.
The full list of happenings is below. Descriptions come directly from the press release. All releases and sales happen on September 18th unless noted otherwise.
Nintendo eShop on Wii U
- Hyrule Warriors
“Hyrule Warriors blends the lore of The Legend of Zelda with the over-the-top action of Dynasty Warriors – you’ve never seen Hyrule like this before! Take down swarms of familiar foes on the battlefield with an array of incredible moves, and chain together earth-shaking combos that can swipe out swathes of enemies in one fell swoop.”
Hyrule Warriors will be available on September 19th for €49.99/£39.99/CHF64.90. If you have a purchased a Legend of Zelda game either on the Wii U or 3DS with your Nintendo Network ID, you can get a 10% discount until September 26.
- KickBeat Special Edition
“Beat matching meets kung fu in KickBeat, an award-winning rhythm game where rhythm and action merge seamlessly. It features licensed tracks from a diverse line-up of artists, from well-known bands such as Pendulum and P.O.D, to indie pioneers Celldweller and Blue Stahli, to hidden talents like electronic music producer Voicians and Taiwanese rapper Shen Yi. Take your high scores online and compete with friends on the world-wide leaderboards.”
KickBeat Special Edition is available now for €9.99/£8.99/CHF14.00.
- Chimpuzzle Pro
“Chimpuzzle Pro is a puzzle game set in a unique jungle environment. You are the God of the game to help a monkey called “Beebo” out to reach his bananas. To help him out, you have to put blocks on the right places which Beebo can walk or climb on.”
Chimpuzzle Pro will be available for €1.99/£1.79/CHF2.80.
- Darts Up
“The ultimate darts game is now on WiiU™. Darts Up is a fun game of darts in which you will have complete control over aiming thanks to the GamePad™ motion sensor. You can play with your friends and family, up to a maximum of 4 Players. There is also a combo mode with special moves and, most importantly, an arcade mode with an online ranking table, where you can compare your best scores with friends and players from around the world.”
Darts Up will be available for €2.49/£2.29/CHF3.50.
- Mon Premier Karaoke
“Mon Premier Karaoké for Wii U is a karaoke game featuring some of the most popular children’s songs of all time.”
Mon Premier Karaoke will be available for €9.99/£8.99/CHF14.00.
Virtual Console on Wii U
- Life Force
“Pilot the Vic Viper on a mission to destroy an enormous alien that threatens to devour the galaxy! Classic shoot ’em up Life Force is a spin-off of the seminal Gradius series, featuring six stages that take place inside the gigantic creature, alternating between horizontally and vertically scrolling environments. Collect capsules to gain new weapons and power-ups, and defeat the bosses at the end of each stage.”
Life Force will be available for €4.99/£3.49/CHF7.00.
Nintendo eShop on 3DS
- THEATRHYTHM Final Fantasy Curtain Call
“221 Songs & Over 60 Characters from FINAL FANTASY®”
THEATRHYTHM Final Fantasy Curtain Call will be available on September 19th for €39.99/£29.99/CHF51.50.
- Glory of Generals
“Glory of Generals is a turn-based strategy game set during World War II, with 64 campaigns between 1939 AD and 1945 AD including the Western front, the Eastern front, North Africa, and Antarctica, and containing well-known battles such as: Blitzkrieg, Battle of Stalingrad, El Alamein, and Operation Overlord. As a soldier with either the Ally or Axis forces, you can upgrade bases, repair troops or get promoted to marshal. Call upon 102 famous generals for help including Eisenhower, Rommel, Patton, and Zhukov. In order to win, players must master the complexities of combat. For example, armoured troops move slowly in the mountains. Another example is that Infantry can construct buildings that can defend against tanks and artillery.”
Glory of Generals will be available for €9.99/£7.99/CHF12.00.
- The Keep
“Enter the Keep as an unsung hero on a quest to destroy the nefarious wizard Watrys. Explore the subterranean depths in this first-person dungeon crawler featuring real-time combat, a unique rune magic system, exploration, and puzzle solving. This game will awaken memories of what made old-school RPG dungeons so much fun to play while you fight, hunt for hidden treasures, and avoid deadly traps. Get to know your enemies, find their weaknesses, and crush them. Experiment with magic to discover powerful spells. Only the strongest will survive. To defeat the seemingly undefeatable Watrys, you will need to level up your character and find powerful armour and weapons. The game controls were designed with a Nintendo 3DS™ stylus in mind so mastering both sword and magic is a fun and intuitive experience. Do you have what it takes to stand against such evil? Then don’t procrastinate and enter. The Keep awaits you…”
The Keep will be available for €9.99/£8.99/CHF12.99.
Virtual Console on 3DS
- Donkey Kong Original Edition
“Journey back to the beginning of Mario’s career, when the plucky plumber single-handedly took on the mighty Donkey Kong for the very first time! Save Pauline from DK’s clutches by negotiating platforms, dodging bouncing barrels and deadly fireballs, to reach the top of each stage. This authentic version of the arcade classic reinstates the cement factory level that was not included in the original NES™ release, plus some additional touches that make this the definitive home version!”
Donkey Kong Original Edition will be available for €4.99/£4.49/CHF7.00.
Sales on Wii U
|Title||Original Price||Sale Price||Notes|
|Resident Evil Revelations||€49.99/£39.99/CHF59.00||€19.99/£15.99/CHF23.60||Sale ends October 2nd.|
|DuckTales: Remastered||€14.99/£11.99/CHF21.00||€6.74/£5.39/CHF9.45||Sale ends October 2nd.|
|Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara||€14.99/£11.99/CHF21.00||€6.74/£5.39/CHF9.45||Sale ends October 2nd.|
Price Drop on Wii U
|Title||Original Price||New Price|
|ONE PIECE Unlimited World Red||€43.99/CHF72.55||€39.99/CHF66.90|
|Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON’T KNOW!||€44.99/£36.99||€39.99/£19.99|
|Turbo: Super Stunt Squad||€44.99/£36.99/CHF62.90||€29.99/£19.99/CHF32.90|
|Ben 10 Omniverse 2||€39.99/£36.99/CHF52.75||€29.99/£24.99/CHF32.90|
Sales on 3DS
|Title||Original Price||Sale Price||Notes|
|The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds||€44.99/£39.99/CHF57.90||€34.99/£30.99/CHF44.90||Sale ends September 26th.|
|Resident Evil Revelations||€29.99/£24.99/CHF38.90||€13.49/£11.24/CHF17.50||Sale ends October 2nd.|
|Resident Evil The Mercenaries 3D||€9.99/£8.99/CHF14.00||€4.49/£4.04/CHF8.40||Sale ends October 2nd.|
|Super Street Fighter IV 3D||€19.99/£17.99/CHF28.00||€9.99/£8.99/CHF14.00||Sale ends October 2nd.|
|Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies||€24.99/£19.99/CHF31.90||€14.99/£11.99/CHF18.90||Sale ends October 2nd.|
|Real Heroes: Firefighter 3D Download Version||€9.99/£8.99/CHF14.00||€4.99/£4.49/CHF7.00||Sale ends October 16th.|
|Parking Star 3D||€2.99/£2.49/CHF4.00||€1.99/£1.79/CHF2.80||Sale ends October 9th.|
|Quell Reflect||€3.99/£3.49/CHF5.00||€2.99/£2.69/CHF4.20||Sale ends October 9th.|
|3D Game Collection||€13.99/£11.99/CHF19.90||€5.99/£5.99/CHF6.99||Sale ends October 9th.|
|Funfair Party Games||€19.99/£17.99/CHF24.99||€6.99/£6.99/CHF8.49||Sale ends October 9th.|
|Gardenscapes||€14.99/£14.99/CHF19.90||€5.99/£5.99/CHF7.29||Sale ends October 9th.|
|Jewel Match 3||€6.99/£5.99/CHF8.99||€5.99/£4.99/CHF7.29||Sale ends October 9th.|
Price Drops on 3DS
|Title||Original Price||New Price|
|ONE PIECE Unlimited World Red||€28.99/CHF46.15||€24.99/CHF32.90|
|Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I DON’T KNOW!||€34.99/£28.49||€29.99/£19.99|
|PROJECT X ZONE||€34.99/£27.99/CHF54.95||€29.99/£19.99/CHF32.90|
|Madagascar 3 & The Croods: COMBO PACK||€34.99/£28.49/CHF46.15||€19.99/£19.99/CHF23.90|
SOURCE: Press Release
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