12 th February 2013 Check out this week’s newest downloadable offerings from Nintendo:

Title Platform Available on Price Point Further Info Contact
Tank! Tank! Tank!


Wii U


Nintendo eShop Free Linda Duchaussoy


Game Description: Work together to bring down giant enemies, or play against friends and family in this epic battle party game! Climb aboard your tank and unleash an arsenal of weapons to take down colossal monsters, or go head-to-head in your tanks! Beginners and veterans welcome! This basic pack includes three thrilling game modes - Monster Battle, Free-For-All, and Team Versus! Play any of the three modes up to three times a day for free.
Tank! Tank! Tank!



Wii U

(Add-on Content)





-80% until 28/02/2013 (€1.99 was €9.99) (£1.59 was £7.99) Linda Duchaussoy


Game Description: Transform into a massive monster in My Kong mode to unleash your rage against your friends! Unlock six new levels, including the thrilling Industrial Complex, where you and your friends can battle together! Go head-to-head against Griffon or Kraken in Monster Battle mode, or ride the path to combat alone in Story Mission mode! Purchasing any of these additional contents removes the daily play restriction from the Basic Pack. Please note nine other add-on modes are also available, priced from €1.99 to €9.99.
Chasing Aurora

(Broken Rules)

Wii U

(Download Software)


Nintendo eShop -25% until 21/02/2013 (€8.99 was €11.99) (£7.99 was £10.79) Felix Bohatsch

Game Description: Spread your wings and soar in this beautiful 2D aerial action title for up to five players. Set amongst a breath-taking vector graphics version of the Alps, and with an original soundtrack to play along to, Chasing Aurora invites you to swoop into a world of unique pop-up book style environments and experience the Wii U console’s asymmetric multiplayer capabilities. As well as the single-player mode there are three different multiplayer modes, so there’s plenty of fun for all!
Trine 2™: Director's Cut


Wii U

(Download Software)

Nintendo eShop Price reduction (€12.49 was €16.99) (£9.99 was £13.99) Joel Kinnunen, Mikael Haveri


Game Description: Trine 2: Director’s Cut is more than just your average side-scrolling platform game. Combining mind-bending puzzles with thrilling combat action, the gameplay offers a challenge that's sure to appeal to everyone. Explore fantastical locations displayed in superb high-definition graphics and experience a rich story full of bravery and villainy – all while fighting enemies and solving physics-based puzzles that make use of realistic fire, water and gravity effects.
Shifting World

(Rising Star Games)

Nintendo 3DS



Nintendo eShop €19.99

(£17.99 UK Only)

Tyrone Walcott


Game Description: Is the floor the roof, or the roof the floor? From the best-selling Shift series, shift the world from black to white and back again and use that to your advantage to overcome the game’s obstacles and find your way out of the room.
Mahjong 3D - Warriors of the Emperor

(Treva Entertainment)

Nintendo 3DS



Nintendo eShop €19.99

(£17.99 UK Only)

Sofie Dittmer


Game Description: Make history! As a powerful commander, enter the field of battle and conquer the Chinese Empire with some exciting Mahjong puzzles. Immerse yourself into the stunning 3D environment and experience a new dimension in board games. Solve over 160 tricky Mahjong puzzles, and use special power-ups like Whirlwind or Earthquake to help you. In addition, create and play an infinite number of puzzles in the level editor.
2 Fast 4 Gnomz Demo


Nintendo 3DS



Nintendo eShop Free Mikael Bourget

Game Description: Join Bumb, Berzerk, Speedster and Uncle Time as they run, fly, bounce, glide and break their way through the magical lands of Gnomia to reach their mysterious destiny. You can help them save the kingdom, find a princess and collect hundreds of precious lost socks.


Nintendo 3DS

(Virtual Console)

Nintendo eShop €4.99

(£4.49 UK Only)

Steve Merrett


Game Description: Castlevania marked the beginning of Konami’s acclaimed series which is still going strong today.

As vampire hunter Simon Belmont, you must fight your way through Dracula's castle teeming with ghosts, goblins, demons and yet more supernatural creatures; through six challenging levels to finally confront the count. You'll need your wits and weapons to survive, because when you finally meet Dracula, you know he’ll be going for the jugular. So keep your courage up and your stake sharp!


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About Nintendo:

The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii U & Wii home console, Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo DS family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System, Nintendo has sold more than 4 billion video games and more than 651 million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi and Nintendo DSi XL, as well as the Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, Super NES, Nintendo® 64 and Nintendo GameCube systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and Pokémon.  A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of Europe, based in Grossostheim, Germany, was established in 1990 and serves as headquarters for Nintendo's operations in Europe.


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