PR: Nintendo Download for 1/12/17

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

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Okay guys, this is gonna be a real quick one. Why, you ask? Cause I already covered the best of the sales yesterday and also because there isn’t a lot of new stuff to discuss. That’s probably cause the big Switch event happens tonight, and you can and should tune back in with oprainfall for coverage of that as it happens! That said, we still have a couple of games to go over, so let’s get to the good stuff!

Nintendo Download | F-Zero X


I know, there are many many F-Zero fans who tear up over this one. Or more accurately, who cry because they haven’t gotten any new games in years. Well, while I certainly do feel their pain (after all, how many years has it been since we got a proper Mega Man entry?), there is something to be said for nostalgia. Why not relive classic F-Zero glory on your Wii U? This classic racing experience is meant to be savored again and again.

Nintendo Download | Shift DX

I was as shocked as you all were to find a new game released this week! At first I thought it was just a bastard child of Box Boy and VVVVVV, but turns out Shift has been around for a while now. Better yet, this version of the game incorporates levels from Shift 1 and Shift 2, 100 new puzzles and even unlockable playable characters. If that wasn’t enough, it has a level creator that lets you make and share your own levels! I love user generated content, and that has pushed me over the edge to pick up Shift DX soon. I love simple yet challenging games, and this one looks like a worthy one!

Nintendo Download | Sales

Like I said above, if you are interested in any of the many sales happening this and next week for Nintendo, check out my article about the January Digital Deals for a more comprehensive list. And please join us next week for the Nintendo Download, and stay tuned to oprainfall for more Nintendo Switch coverage tonight!

About Josh Speer

Josh is a passionate gamer, finding time to clock in around 30-40 hours of gaming a week. He discovered Operation Rainfall while avidly following the localization of the Big 3 Wii RPGs. He enjoys SHMUPS, Platformers, RPGs, Roguelikes and the occasional Fighter. He’s also an unashamedly giant Mega Man fan, having played the series since he was eight. As Review Manager he spends far too much time editing reviews and random articles. In his spare time he counts the days until Mega Man 11, TWEWY Final Remix and Wargroove release.