This Week’s Downloads – 6th November (Europe)
It’s the beginning of another week, meaning Nintendo delivers information on its upcoming weekly downloads for the 3DS and Wii U. There’s a variety of games to choose from this week; go on a wild adventure with Finn and Jake, help Chibi-Robo save the planet or get creative in a demo of New Style Boutique 2. Check out the list below and let us know if there’s anything of interest to you this week.
3DS Retail Download
Chibi-Robo!: Zip Lash (Nintendo) €29.99 / £24.99:
Game Description: Join a little robot on his biggest adventure yet in Chibi-Robo! Zip Lash, a 2D side-scrolling platformer for Nintendo 3DS family systems. When aliens start snapping up the earth’s natural resources, it’s up to everyone’s favourite helper robot Chibi-Robo to pull the plug on their mischievous plans!
Adventure Time: Finn & Jake Investigations (Little Orbit) €29.99 / £24.99: Game Description: What time is it? It’s time to crack a case! Adventure Time: Finn and Jake Investigations is an all-new, story-driven graphic adventure game. Strange stuff is happening in the Land of Ooo (stranger than usual anyway). Luckily, Finn and Jake are on the case. This mysterious adventure will put their detective skills to the test as they search for clues, interrogate witnesses and piece together the evidence to save the day. They might even have to bust up a few goons along the way, but it’s nothing that Finn and Jake Investigations can’t handle!
Gravity Falls: Legend of the Gnome Gemulets (Ubisoft) €29.99 / £19.99:
Game Description:The Gnome Gemulets have disappeared! Help Jeff the gnome retrieve them and restore the forest’s magic along with Dipper and Mable! Switch between characters and use their unique abilities, explore your favourite places from the show like never before and unravel the mystery to learn new lore about the inhabitants of Gravity Falls!
The Peanuts Movie: Snoopy’s Grand Adventure (Activision) €29.99 / £24.99:
Game Description:Take Snoopy on a grand adventure through environments, created by his imagination, as he tries to find Charlie Brown and all his friends. With Woodstock and the Beagle Scouts by his side Snoopy can unlock new abilities and performs special moves as he weaves his way through this magical journey.
Hello Kitty and the Apron of Magic: Rhythm Cooking (Bergsala Interactive) €29.99 / £24.99:
Game Description: Join Hello Kitty and her friends in the kitchen for this fun-packed cooking caper, jammed with mini-games that see you baking to the beat. Learn the joys of cooking and the power of rhythm simultaneously, making new friends and coming up with tasty treats in time to the music!
Toki Tori 3D (Two Tribes) €1.99 / £1.79:
Game Description: Game Boy Color classic Toki Tori arrives on Nintendo 3DS with new features and brand new content! The gameplay in Toki Tori is a blend of two genres. While it looks like a platform game, it’s a puzzle game at heart. To progress through the game, players will have to look and plan ahead carefully while using items such as the Telewarp, Freeze-o-Matic and InstantRock. Additional tools are gradually introduced as the player progresses through the game’s 80+ levels covering five unique worlds.
3DS Discounted Offers
Siesta Fiesta (Mojo Bones) €0.99/ £0.99 until 12th November, normally €4.49 / £3.99
Aqua Moto Racing 3D (Zordix AB) €3.99 / £3.59 until 12th November, normally €7.99 / £7.19
Football Up 3D (EnjoyUp Games) €1.99 / £1.79 until 3rd December, normally €2.99 / £2.36
Nintendo Presents: New Style Boutique 2 – Fashion Forward (Nintendo) Free:
Become the star of the entire fashion business in Nintendo presents: New Style Boutique 2 -Fashion Forward, only for Nintendo 3DS family systems! Run your own fashion boutique or let your creativity loose in new roles as a Hair Stylist, Make-Up Artist, Model and Designer! In this demo, players can try their hand at making their customers happy using a selection of items from four varied in-game brands, and visit the hair salon and beautician’s for a taste of the full game’s countless hair and make-up combinations.
Battleminer (Wobbly Tooth) Free:
Game Description: Battleminer is an open-world block game set in a world where giant, mutant Ants have taken over. Your mission is to rescue Survivors that are hostage to the Ants. A rescued Survivor will reward you with items or teach you the ability to craft new items yourself. While exploring the world you can mine for resources such as wood, copper, zinc and other materials to craft items to help you survive. As you progress you will encounter many different types of Ants, each with their own challenges for the player. There is also a Creative Mode where you can build your own structures and share screenshots of them via Miiverse.
The Legend of Dark Witch (CIRCLE Entertainment) Free:
Game Description:Syega Crystals gave their powers to the people of the world, but somebody has stolen all of them. After all the Syega crystals are missing, the world plunges into darkness. As the dark witch Zizou, you must retrieve the missing Syega Crystals. The Legend of Dark Witch is a 2D platform action game. Zizou can learn new attacks by defeating bosses. She will need every one of those attacks if she is going to save the world.
3DS DLC & Themes
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker: Let the Demon Grow (NIS America) €0.99 / £0.89
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker: Lost Demon Rescue (NIS America) Free
Pokémon: Mega Mewtwo and BREAK Evolution Theme (Nintendo) €1.99 / £1.79
Chibi-Robo and the Toys Theme (Nintendo) €1.99 / £1.79
THE PEANUTS MOVIE Theme (Librica) €1.99 / £1.79
Wii U Retail Download
Adventure Time: Finn & Jake Investigations (Little Orbit) €29.99 / £24.99:
Game Description: What time is it? It’s time to crack a case! Adventure Time: Finn and Jake Investigations is an all-new, story-driven graphic adventure game. Strange stuff is happening in the Land of Ooo (stranger than usual anyway). Luckily, Finn and Jake are on the case. This mysterious adventure will put their detective skills to the test as they search for clues, interrogate witnesses and piece together the evidence to save the day. They might even have to bust up a few goons along the way, but it’s nothing that Finn and Jake Investigations can’t handle!
The Peanuts Movie: Snoopy’s Grand Adventure (Activision) €29.99 / £29.99
Hello Kitty Kruisers (Bergsala Lightweight) €29.99 / £24.99:
Game Description:The famous Hello Kitty is back and starring in an all-new 3D racing game. Join Hello Kitty and her Sanrio friends as they race on land, through the air, and over water. Race by yourself or with up to 3 of your friends. Unlock new outfits and vehicles for Hello Kitty and her Sanrio Friends. Challenge your racing skills in the all-new Adventure Mode!
Wii U eShop
Electronic Super Joy (Broken Rules) €7.99 / £6.99:
Game Description: Electronic Super Joy is a brutally hard platformer set in a world of pulse-pounding electronic music. Run, jump, smash and fly your way through weird and different levels, with low-gravity, world rotation, giant monsters and swarming missiles.
Bike Rider UltraDX – WORLD TOUR (Spicy soft, €6.99 / £4.99):
Game Description: The ultimate jump action from Japan has reached a new level! Travel a colourful world with up to four players, race for medals and use the completely new controls to adjust the height of your jumps while dodging all kinds of obstacles. In the BATTLE MODE you can compete with other players and against a time limit, and of course the GRAND PRIX mode from the original Nintendo 3DS version is available too – now with online rankings included. Enjoy a completely new BIKE RIDER game and even play with your Mii character in the multiplayer modes for endless fun.
Wii U Virtual Console
Contra Advance: The Alien Wars EX (Konami) €6.99 / £6.29:
Game Description: Contra Advance is a thrilling remake of the Super Nintendo’s hit shooter. Arm yourself with awesome weapons including the spread shot, laser and flamethrower, and face off against massive hordes of aliens, robots and monsters to stop the evil Red Falcon from taking over the world! Featuring all-new levels and graphics, Contra Advance’s fast-paced action is complemented by original levels exclusive to this Game Boy Advance version.
Medabots AX: Metabee & Rokusho (Natsume) €6.99 / £6.29 for each version:
Game Description: Every year the greatest Medafighters compete in the World Robattle Tournament. Join Ikki and Metabee as they take on the toughest fighters and their Medabots to prove who is the best. Teamwork and strategy are the keys to success. Customise your Medabots, and win rare and valuable parts from successful battles to increase your chances of success. Lose and your Medabot might end up on the scrapheap!
Megaman Battle Network 5 Team: Colonel & Protoman (Capcom) €6.99 / £6.29:
Game Description: When a mysterious force begins corrupting Navis with Dark Chips, it’s up to Lan and his friends to infiltrate the nefarious Nebula organisation and stop their evil plans. The survival of cyberspace is in your hands! Mega Man Battle Network 5 continues the turn-based battling adventures of net warrior Lan and his Navi computer counterpart Mega Man.EXE. Experience two different adventures in the Team Protoman and Team Colonel versions; each with separate storylines, different enemies and allies, and new battle chips to discover.
Wii U Discounted Offers
Nano Assault Neo (Shin’en Multimedia) €7.49 / £6.70 until 26th November, normally €9.99 / £8.99
99Moves (EnjoyUp Games) €1.49 / £1.34 until 3rd December, normally €2.49 / £2.29
Abyss (EnjoyUp Games) €1.49 / £1.34 until 3rd December, normally €1.99 / £1.79
Rock Zombie (EnjoyUp Games) €3.99 / £3.59 until 3rd December, normally €6.99 / £6.29
SDK Paint (HullBreach Studios) €2.99 / £2.99 until 11th November, normally €4.49 / £3.99