By Jeff Neuenschwander / November 6th, 2014
In this week’s Nintendo Download, European gamers will be getting a healthy dose of Mega Man as the blue bomber sees re-releases of Mega Man X3 and Mega Man 7 on the Wii U Virtual Console. In addition, gamers will also get a chance to grab The Swapper on Wii U and Ultimate NES Remix on 3DS.
And, of course, there are the things that are now downloadable, starting after last night’s Nintendo Direct. Shovel Knight is now available for 3DS and Wii U owners. Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal has a demo for 3DS owners. And the Pikmin 3 demo and Pikmin Short Movies are available as well.
Check out the full list of releases and sales happening below. All events happen on November 6th unless noted otherwise. Descriptions come from the press release.
Nintendo eShop on Wii U
- The Swapper
“What if someone knew your mind better than you did? The Swapper is an award-winning, narrative driven puzzle game set in the furthest reaches of space. The Swapper takes place in an isolated and atmospheric sci-fi world. Players wield an experimental device which allows them to create clones of themselves, swapping their entire consciousness into new bodies to overcome the challenges of the environment.”
The Swapper is available for €14.99/£11.99/CHF17.99.
- Disney Infinity 2.0: Play without limits
“Bring many of your favourite Marvel Super Heroes into an even bigger Toy Box and all new Play Sets. Unlock the freedom to create worlds and combine Marvel and Disney characters in ways never-seen-before in the Disney Infinity 2.0 Toy Box. Disney Infinity Just Got Super-Powered.”
Disney Infinity 2.0 is available for €29.99/£24.99/CHF38.90. However, you can purchase the game for €19.99/£17.99/CHF28.00 until November 13th.
- Disney Planes: Fire & Rescue
“Help Dusty and his fearless fighters battle massive fires and learn what it takes to become a true hero! Battle fires and save lives in over 30 Fire & Rescue Missions! Protect Piston Peak Park with 8 playable characters including Dusty, Lil‘ Dipper and Blade!”
Disney Planes: Fire & Rescue is available for €39.99/£34.99/CHF51.90. It is also available on 3DS for €29.99/£24.99/CHF38.90.
Virtual Console on Wii U
- Mega Man X3
“Just when it seemed like a cure for the Reploids had been found, suddenly the once-peaceful robots are turning back into rogue Mavericks. As Maverick Hunters, Mega Man X and Zero spring into action. Mega Man X3 is the final chapter of the series on Super Nintendo. Play as Mega Man X or, for the first time, as Zero who has even more powerful weaponry. In addition to the classic run-and-gun gameplay, collect armour and new Enhancement Chips to upgrade your abilities further. Do you have the skills to fight this latest outbreak?”
Mega Man X3 is available for €7.99/£5.49/CHF11.20. This is the US version of the game.
- Mega Man 7
Dr. Wily has finally been imprisoned but Mega Man’s fight is far from over. Wily’s backup plan springs into action: four evil robots attack the city; the perfect distraction to make his escape. Mega Man and Rush are soon on Wily’s trail, and so are Bass and Treble: another robot and canine companion. Who are these mysterious newcomers, and can they be trusted? Jump and blast your way through action-packed levels, face off against fiendish new bosses, discover hidden items and power ups, and send Dr. Wily back behind bars!
Mega Man 7 is available for €7.99/£5.49/CHF11.20. This is the US version of the game.
Nintendo eShop on 3DS
- Ultimate NES Remix
“Take retro remixes on the road in Ultimate NES™ Remix on Nintendo 3DS and 2DS! Best over 250 bite-sized 8-bit challenges based on classic moments from 16 NES titles, including Super Mario Bros., Punch-Out!!, The Legend of Zelda, Metroid, and more! Earn Stars to unlock additional trials by overcoming NES stages, then prove you’re a retro wiz in Remix stages, which throw the rulebook out of the window and give well-known titles a new twist. Anything can happen in these special stages: characters turn up in games that aren’t their own, screens are flipped upside down and colours are swapped around! Access leaderboards for each stage once they’re completed, and compare your playthroughs to those of your friends and players across the region – you can even view videos of other players’ performances! If you fancy a real test, take on three challenges in a row and try to set a high score in Championship Mode, then upload your score to the online leaderboard to see how you stack up! Take control of over 250 stages based on classic NES titles and re-master the retro era in Ultimate NES™ Remix, only on Nintendo 3DS and 2DS!”
Ultimate NES Remix will be available on November 7th for €39.99/£34.99/CHF51.90.
- I Love My Horse
“Raise your horse and win all the competitions! Open your own horse resort then raise and train your horse to win the agility, racing and show-jumping competitions to become the greatest of champions! Look after the horses placed in your care: keep them happy and in good health through a variety of available activities. Feed them, brush them, care for them and pet them!“
I Love My Horse is available for €24.99/£19.99/CHF31.90.
- Petz Beach
“Go on exciting beach adventures with your Petz! Care for a wide variety of dogs, cats and 6 exclusive exotic seaside animals such as a dolphin and a polar bear. Explore the beach town and complete quests and fun activities with your Petz. Expand your town, welcome new pets and unlock new buildings like the exotic petting park.”
Petz Beach is available for €19.99/£19.99/CHF24.90.
- Petz Countryside
“Live out exciting adventures in the countryside village! Care for a wide variety of dogs, cats and 6 exclusive exotic countryside animals such as a panda or a zebra. Explore the countryside village and complete quests and fun activities with your Petz. Expand your village, welcome new pets and unlock new buildings like the exotic petting park.”
Petz Countryside is available for €19.99/£19.99/CHF24.90.
- Football Up Online
“Football Up, now with online mode! Football Up Online is a funny soccer game that allows you a total control of any action of your team players: Control the ball, dribble and shoot with effect to confuse the goalkeeper and score a goal! Now you can play with your friends and other players from around the world thanks to the new online multiplayer mode! Become a soccer master and make your rival defenders tremble! Each country has its national team. You can create your own team with the in-game editor: give it the name you like, choose its equipment and the most important, play with your Mii™ saved on the Mii Maker™ of your Nintendo 3DS™.”
Football Up Online is available for €3.99/£3.59/CHF5.90. However, if you own Football Up 3D, you can purchase the game for €0.99/£0.89/CHF1.40.
Sales on Wii U
|Title||Original Price||Sale Price||Notes|
|99Seconds||€2.49/£2.29/CHF3.50||€1.49/£1.37/CHF2.10||Must own Abyss. Sale ends November 20th.|
|Abyss||€1.99/£1.79/CHF2.80||€0.99/£0.89/CHF1.40||Must own 99Seconds. Sale ends November 20th.|
Sales on 3DS
|Title||Original Price||Sale Price||Notes|
|Siesta Fiesta||€4.49/£3.99/CHF6.30||€2.99/£2.49/CHF3.99||Sale ends November 13th.|
Price Drop on Wii U
|Title||Old Price||New Price|
|Flowerworks HD: Follie’s Adventure||€5.00/£4.00/CHF7.00||€2.50/£2.00/CHF3.50|
Price Drop on 3DS
|Title||Old Price||New Price|
|Football Up 3D||€6.99/£5.99/CHF7.99||€2.99/£2.36/CHF3.60|
SOURCE: Press Release
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