This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
- Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS
- PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures 2 – New worlds. New friends. New power-ups. Following the colorful characters and world of the PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures animated series, PAC-MAN and the Ghostly Adventures 2 features PAC-MAN, Spiral and Cylindria as they defend PacWorld from the ghoulish army of Lord Betrayus. PAC-MAN & The Ghostly Adventures 2 will be available on Oct. 14 for both Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.
- Virtual Console on Wii U
- Castlevania: Circle of the Moon – As Nathan Graves, you must storm Dracula’s castle to save your mentor, who will otherwise be used to restore Dracula to his full power. Battle the evil lord’s minions with your trusty whip, and gain experience points as well as other useful items and weapons. Defeat bosses and gain special abilities that aid in exploring new areas of the castle. Hours of monster-slaying action await you in five different game modes. Can you rid the world of Dracula’s evil once and for all? Click here to watch a trailer for the game.
- Nintendo eShop on Wii U
- Bayonetta 2 – Demo Version – Bayonetta’s back and more powerful than ever. Wield wild new weapons and execute deadly new moves – like the powerful Umbran Climax – to take out angels and demons in this breathtaking action game. You can even team up with friends in two-player online co-op fights. The full version of Bayonetta 2 launches on Oct. 24.
Nintendo at IndieCade 2014
- When Nintendo heads to IndieCade in Culver City, California, on Oct. 10-12, the company is not only highlighting 15 playable independent games for the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS systems, but also many of the creative visionaries behind the games themselves. Click here to see the full lineup of inspiring and artistic video games that will be available at the Nintendo booth, many of them playable for the first time.
Nintendo eShop Sales
- Nintendo eShop on Wii U
- Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
- Swords & Soldiers 3D is 30 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $5.59) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Oct. 23.
- Darts Up 3D and Soccer Up 3D from EnjoyUp Games are on sale for up to 70 percent off until 9 a.m. PT on Oct 30.
- Color Zen, Angry Bunnies and other Cypronia games are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 25.
- Skater Cat, Governor of Poker and many other fun games from Teyon are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Oct 30.
- Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance – Oct. 16 (Virtual Console on Wii U)
- Harvest Moon 2 – Oct. 16 (Virtual Console on Nintendo 3DS)
- Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow – Oct. 16 (Virtual Console on Wii U)
Also new this week:
- Art of Balance (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
- Turtle Tale (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
- Ninja Battle Heroes (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
- Petz Beach (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS) – Available Oct. 14
- Petz Countryside (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS) – Available Oct. 14
- Poptropica: Forgotten Islands (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS) – Available Oct. 14
- Riding Star 3D (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
In addition to video games available at retail stores, Nintendo also offers a variety of content that people can download directly to their systems. Nintendo adds new games weekly to the Nintendo eShop on the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, the Nintendo DSi Shop for the Nintendo DSi system and the Wii Shop Channel for the Wii console.
The Nintendo eShop is a cash-based service that features a wide variety of content, including new and classic games, applications and demos. Users can add money to their account balances by using a credit card or purchasing a Nintendo eShop Card at a retail store and entering the code from the card. All funds from one card must be loaded in the Nintendo eShop on either Wii U or the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, but can be used in either Nintendo eShop if the systems are linked to a single Nintendo Network account.
The Wii Shop Channel offers games and applications and uses Wii Points, which can be purchased via the Wii Shop Channel. The Nintendo DSi Shop offers games and applications and uses Nintendo DSi Points, which can be purchased in the Nintendo DSi Shop.
Tiffany "CeissaDesiste" Toms
Long time female gamer who has been playing all genres since the Atari 2600 and Commodore 64 days. Freelance Graphic Artist, Web Designer, Beta Tester, and studied one year of Game Design. I play games on PC, PS4, PS3, Wii, 3DS, Xbox 360, PSVita, and Android. Freelance Writer, Reviewer, and News Editor/Asst. Director for Anjel Syndicate since the site launched! Part time employee of a major video game retailer.