Nintendo Download: October 2nd, 2014 (Europe)

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There isn’t much in the way of major releases in this week’s Nintendo Download Europe, but that’s okay because the one we have is a doozy. Fans have been waiting for what seems like forever, but Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS finally releases this week in Europe. The fighting game will be available for purchase on Friday, October 3.

Also, Street Fighter Alpha 2 and Street Fighter 2010: The Final Fight make their way to the Wii U and 3DS Virtual Console, respectively. And 99 Seconds, the follow-up to 99 Bullets, gets released for the Wii U.

The complete list of releases and sales are below. Descriptions come directly from the press release. All events happen on October 2 unless noted otherwise.

Nintendo eShop on Wii U

  • 99 Seconds

The saga continues after 99Bullets. Now your problem isn’t the number of bullets, rather the amount of time. 99Seconds, a fun, retro-style video game, where you can modify time to avoid all kinds of dangers. After finishing off Black Eye, V-99 entered a mysterious zone called Bit 8, without knowing why V-99 could modify time!. But everything became complicated with the appearance of the BLACK VECTORS: mysterious beings that aim to destroy any intruder who reaches Bit 8.

99 Seconds will be available for €2.49/£2.29/CHF3.50.

Virtual Console on Wii U

Street Fighter Alpha 2 | Nintendo Download Europe

  • Street Fighter Alpha 2

Street Fighter Alpha 2 explodes onto Virtual Console™ with its trademark lightning-fast gameplay, Custom Combo System and innovative Alpha Counters. Push your talents to the limit as you discover new moves and counters for every attack. Neutralise your opponents’ attacks with high and low Alpha Counters and execute Custom Combos to create your own rapid-fire assaults. All your favourite warriors are back, including previously hidden characters Dan, Akuma and Bison, plus new fighters including Rolento, Gen and Sakura.

This is the US version of the game.

Street Fighter Alpha 2 will be available for €7.99/£5.49/CHF11.20.

Nintendo eShop on 3DS

Super Smash Bros for 3DS | Nintendo Download Europe

  • Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS

“Famous names from favourite Nintendo franchises and guest characters come together in a portable fighter filled with spectacular action. With unique modes, online multiplayer, the ability to customise your fighter and the series’ biggest roster of playable fighters ever, Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS is truly a clash for the ages! The basics of Super Smash Bros. are simple. Use your chosen character’s unique attacks and special moves to damage your opponent, then hit ‘em with a smash attack to send them flying off the stage! The higher your opponent’s damage – represented as a percentage – the farther they’ll fly when launched, so pummel away until you see them steaming, then unleash your strongest smash attack and watch your target skyrocket off the stage! Take on nearby challengers in local multiplayer, or bring the battle to faraway friends and foes in online matches.”

Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS will be available for €44.99/£39.99/CHF57.90 on October 3rd.

Virtual Console on 3DS

Street Fighter 2010 The Final Fight | Nintendo Download Europe

  • Street Fighter 2010: The Final Fight

Ken from the Street Fighter™ series becomes a bionic warrior, out to avenge the death of his friend, in this spin-off side-scrolling shooter. Aliens have stolen a superhuman serum so, with his newly enhanced abilities, Ken must battle across the planets to stop them Use your weaponry and athletic skills to liberate each planet, and seek out specific target enemies to clear the stage. Ken can backflip to evade damage, which can be upgraded to perform a powerful kick. It’s time to take the fight from the streets and into space!

Street Fighter 2010: The Final Fight will be available for €4.99/£4.49/CHF7.00.

Sales on 3DS

Jett Rocket II: The Wrath of Taikai - Sky Diving | Nintendo Download Europe

Title Original Price Sale Price Notes
Jett Rocket II: The Wrath of Taikai €8.99/£7.66/CHF11.08 €5.99/£5.25/CHF7.75 Sale ends October 23
Tappingo €2.99/£2.49/CHF4.00 €1.99/£1.69/CHF2.69 Sale ends October 16

SOURCE: Press Release

About Eric Chetkauskas

Eric has been playing video games for longer than he can remember. His interests skew toward retro games with an emphasis on Japanese RPGs like Chrono Trigger and the Dragon Quest series.