Newest downloadable offerings on Nintendo platforms

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Download Play Special

Selected Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console games that incorporate Download Play functionality release this week.  This enables those owning these selected titles to play two-player with a friend, without that friend having to download the game as well!

Title Platform Available on Price Point Further Info Contact
Balloon Fight
(Nintendo)
Nintendo 3DS
(Virtual Console – NES)
Nintendo eShop from 2/5/13 €3.99
(£3.59)
Nintendo PR
pr@nintendo.co.uk
Game Description: Go up, up and away with this NES classic from the 1980s. In Balloon Fight you have one simple mission: pop or be popped! Burst enemies’ balloons from above, and hit them again before they have time to re-inflate. Danger comes from the sky or sea, too; watch out for lightning strikes and a very hungry fish. Balloon Fight also features a two-player mode with cooperative and competitive play, plus a survival mode called Balloon Trip – which may be familiar to fans of Nintendo Land!
Ice Climber
(Nintendo)
Nintendo 3DS
(Virtual Console – NES)
Nintendo eShop from 2/5/13 €4.99
(£4.49)
Nintendo PR
pr@nintendo.co.uk
Game Description: Conquer treacherous peaks, leap across icy chasms and swat snow-dwelling beasts – solo or with a friend – in this NES classic. Use your hammer to bash blocks and to defend yourself from the wildlife as you head towards the summit. Make it through all eight floors to reach the bonus stage and grab as many vegetables as you can before hitching a lift on a friendly condor. In two-player mode, either work together to reach the mountaintop or compete to see who can get the glory first!
Mario & Yoshi
(Nintendo)
Nintendo 3DS
(Virtual Console – NES)
Nintendo eShop from 2/5/13 €4.99
(£4.49)
Nintendo PR
pr@nintendo.co.uk
Game Description: Mario & Yoshi is a fast-paced NES puzzle game in which you must mix and match falling characters and piece together eggshells to free the Yoshi trapped inside. Simply move Mario back and forth to catch the falling Little Goombas, Boo Buddies, Bloopers and Piranha Plants. Capture creatures between two eggshell halves and you’ll release a Yoshi; the more creatures you capture, the larger the Yoshi and the bigger the bonus! Mario & Yoshi also features a split-screen, simultaneous two-player mode that brings Luigi into play.
Super C
(Konami)
Nintendo 3DS
(Virtual Console – NES)
Nintendo eShop from 2/5/13 €4.99
(£4.49)
 Nintendo PR
pr@nintendo.co.uk
Game Description: Alien warmonger Red Falcon is back! Thought to have been defeated by the heroic warriors Mad Dog and Scorpion, he’s assembled a force of evil minions to attack Earth. Based on the hit arcade game, Super C is the sequel to the classic Contra. Battle through intense side-scrolling and top-down viewpoint shooter action, and save the planet.

Special offers

 Title Platform Price Available Further Info Contact
Marvel Pinball 3D
(Zen Studios)
Nintendo 3DS
(Download Software)
€3.49, was €6.99
(£2.99, was £6.29)
Nintendo eShop from 2/5/13
until 9/5/13, 14:59 CEST
Mel Kirk
mel@zenstudios.com
Game Description: Marvel Pinball 3D is the ultimate Super Hero pinball experience, featuring original tables based on characters from the Marvel Universe.
Zen Pinball 2
Zen Pinball 2 is the premier pinball experience on Wii U, featuring an exciting library of pinball tables including Marvel Pinball, Plants vs. Zombies Pinball and original designs by Zen Studios. Zen Pinball 2 features advanced ball physics, beautiful graphics, deep social connectivity, tournament play, multiplayer and regular releases of new add-on tables! Zen Pinball 2 is a FREE download on the Nintendo eShop and comes with trials for each table.

New releases

Title Platform Available on Price Point Further Info Contact
Picdun 2: Witch’s Curse
(INTENSE)
Nintendo 3DS
(Download Software)
Nintendo eShop from 2/5/13 €4.99
(£4.49)
INTENSE
infoglobal@intense.jp
Game Description: In the new Picdun, take on 60 dungeon levels with a young lady as your partner – an Archer, Whipper or Spellcaster. Cover all tiles on a floor to reveal the hidden picture.
My Riding Stables 3D – Jumping for the Team
(Treva Entertainment)
Nintendo 3DS
(Card/Download)
Nintendo eShop from 2/5/13 €39.99
(£34.99)
Sofie Dittmer
s.dittmer@treva-entertainment.com
Game Description: An exciting 3D horse adventure awaits you! Which family will win the coveted pasture? Immerse yourself in this gripping tale of true friendship and sinister plots. Train the ranch horses, take good care of them, and prepare for the final deciding tournament.
Publisher Dream
(CIRCLE Ent.)
Nintendo 3DS
(DSiWare)
Nintendo eShop from 2/5/13 €1.99
(£1.79)
Chris Chau
chris@cir-ent.com
Nintendo DSi
(DSiWare)
Nintendo DSi Shop from 2/5/13 200 Pointss week  and all Marvel tables for Zen Pinball 2 available at 50% off!
Game Description: Ever dream about making and publishing your own digital games? Publisher Dream is a simulation game that places you in the owner’s seat of a company called “Triangle”. Triangle focuses on a digital platform called “cShop” for development and publishing endeavours. You can hire people to develop
various game genres, and control the game budgets and quality to safeguard limited resources. Do you want to be one of the biggest publishers on cShop? This may be a great way to test your skills before actually starting your own game company.