18 th October 2012 – Check out this week’s newest downloadable offerings from Nintendo:

Title Platform Available on Price Point Further Info Contact
Art of Balance TOUCH! DEMO

(Shin’en Multimedia)

Nintendo 3DS


Nintendo eShop Free Demo Manfred Linzner

Game Description: Grab your stylus and build a balanced stack in this physics-based puzzler, featuring 200 levels that not only challenge your skills but also your imagination. With its perfect touch controls 'Art of Balance TOUCH!' is easy to pick up and hard to put away. Seeking a real challenge? Then try out the new endurance mode and drive your score ever higher. Art of Balance TOUCH! brings the ultimate “just one more puzzle” experience to your Nintendo 3DS™.
Mario Tennis™ Open (Nintendo) Nintendo 3DS


Nintendo eShop €44.99

(£39.99 UK Only)
Game Description:  MARIO TENNIS OPEN on Nintendo 3DS offers players tactical tennis with depth like never before. Use buttons, the Touch Screen or new gyro controls - perfect for beginners. Play online against friends or challengers from your region and work your way up the leaderboard to become champion. Exchange data with other users via StreetPass and customise your player with any coins you win.
Mad Dog McCree™ (Digital Leisure) Nintendo 3DS

(Download Software)

Nintendo eShop €4.99

(£4.49 UK Only)

Paul Gold


Game Description:   Only one gunslinger can stop a Mad Dog gone wild... and that's you, partner. When the ruthless outlaw Mad Dog McCree goes on a rampage with a nasty pack of wanted fugitives, they leave death in their wake. Mad Dog McCree and his band of cutthroats have ridden into town, kidnapped the Mayor and his daughter, and taken them to his hideout. These hombres are mean and vicious. What this town needs is a gunslinger to spray a little lead in harm's way. Relive the gunpowder glory of the Wild West with American Laser Games Arcade Classic Mad Dog McCree!
Mutant Mudds™ (Renegade Kid) Nintendo 3DS

(Content Update)

Nintendo eShop €9.00

(£8.10 UK Only)

Jools Watsham


Game Description:   A free update for owners of Mutant Mudds the “12-bit” action platformer, packed full of pixels and platforming fun. This updated version offers 20 new levels and several new songs to the soundtrack. Take control of Max and his trusty heavy-duty water canon once again in his battle against the Mutant Mudds.

(Download Software)

Nintendo eShop €4.99

(£4.49 UK Only)
Game Description: Mega Man's original adventure blasts onto Nintendo eShop. The series became famous for its challenging mix of platforming and shoot 'em up action; and here you can see how it all began. As a super-robot created by the genius Dr. Light, it's up to Mega Man to traverse ten unique stages and beat the devious Robot Masters designed by evil Dr. Wily. Beating each boss allows Mega Man to use its trademark weapon, giving you an advantage in other stages – a technique still used in the series today.
18th Gate

(CIRCLE Entertainment)

Nintendo 3DS


Nintendo eShop €4.99

(£4.49 UK Only)

Chris Chau


Nintendo DSi


Nintendo DSi Shop 500 Points
Game Description:  In the realm of oblivion, an abandoned palace hides many valuable treasures, but those who enter this place have no real hope of ever escaping. You play as three different heroes as you journey through 18 different dungeon areas, facing various challenges, including random monsters, traps, limited turns and hidden paths.
World Heroes Perfect

(D4 Enterprise)


(Virtual Console)

Wii Shop Channel 900 Wii Points Shinta Ogura


Game Description:  This is the fourth instalment in the World Heroes fighting game series, originally released in 1995. 16 figures from across history fight for the title of the world's strongest. In previous instalments, the amount of time you held a button down determined the strength or weakness of an attack, but that system has been removed in this game. In addition to the more orthodox fighting game approach of allowing weak, middle, and strong attacks using different buttons, this game includes the all-new elements of the Hero Gauge, Extra Attacks, and Guard Breaker Attacks, adding an exciting new layer of strategy to the gameplay experience.
SpeedThru: Potzol's Puzzle™


Nintendo 3DS

(Download Software)

Nintendo eShop Special offer price

€4.49 / £4.09

Original price

(€6 / £5.40)
Game Description:  Put your quick thinking and reactions to the test in this puzzle game with a

Twist. The God of destruction, Kaotl, has stolen the heart of Creatl, the God of creation. You must take control of the floating Guardian stones, twisting and slotting them through the openings in walls as you hurtle towards them, and collect the hearts to restore Creatl. Enjoy more than 90 stages in single player mode, plus two player modes via local wireless or even sharing one Nintendo 3DS system. Limited time only special offer price available now!


*Limited time special offer available for 1 week only

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About Nintendo’s downloadable service :

Nintendo offers a variety of content that people can download directly to their systems. Nintendo adds new titles to the Nintendo eShop for the Nintendo 3DS/Nintendo 3DS XL system, to the Nintendo DSi Shop for the Nintendo DSi system and to the Wii Shop Channel for the Wii console on Thursdays.

About Nintendo eShop:

The Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS & Nintendo 3DS XL offers a variety of free and paid for software, as well as videos, user reviews and more information about Nintendo 3DS software. Users can download free game demos, Nintendo 3DS Download Software, classic games for Download Software, Downloadable Videos and Nintendo DSiWare. Download versions of selected Nintendo 3DS Card software are also now available. Funds to purchase software can be added using a credit card or through Nintendo eShop cards which can be found at retail stores.

About Wii Shop Channel & Nintendo DSi Shop:

The Wii Shop Channel & Nintendo DSi Shop offers games and applications and uses Nintendo Points  which can be purchased via the Wii Shop Channel & Nintendo DSi Shop, as well as in selected retail stores. All points from one card must be redeemed in either the Wii Shop Channel or the Nintendo DSi Shop, respectively. They are not transferable and cannot be divided between the two systems.

About SpotPass:

The SpotPass feature on Nintendo 3DS allows you to automatically receive a host of exciting content such as 3D videos for Nintendo Video, notifications, add-on data for your software and system updates without lifting a finger. SpotPass content can be received automatically and free of charge from thousands of supported public Wi-Fi access points across Europe and through wireless broadband internet connections at home. It works even if the system is in Sleep Mode.

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™ 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 3.9 billion video games and more than 630 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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