22 nd October 2012 – Check out this week’s newest downloadable offerings from Nintendo:

Title Platform Available on Price Point Further Info Contact
Heavy Fire:

Special Operations 3D


Nintendo 3DS

(Download Software)

Nintendo eShop €4.99

(£4.49 UK Only)

Katarzyna Stepien


Game Description:  An arcade-style rail shooter that sees you travel to the volatile Middle East, gear up and join an elite Special Forces unit in Heavy Fire: Special Operations 3D, the 3D version of the bestselling WiiWare game of 2011. Choose from three character profiles, each with unique attributes, use a combination of brains and brawn (but mostly brawn) to blast your way through a variety of dangerous ground, vehicle and air-based stages. Victory sees your military rank rise, earning you increasingly powerful and upgradeable weapons and you can even earn additional points by blowing up the environment.
Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask


Nintendo 3DS


Nintendo eShop €44.99

(£39.99 UK Only)


Game Description:  Archaeologist and puzzle-solver Professor Layton returns in an all-new 3D adventure that will take you deeper into the Professor’s past than ever before. Stop the mysterious Masked Gentleman from terrorising the city of Monte d’Or with magically dark miracles, such as turning citizens to stone. Featuring 150 brand new brainteasers and a new set of minigames courtesy of the Professor’s Trunk, Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask also boasts 365 additional Daily Puzzles distributed via the Nintendo Network.


(Download Software)


Nintendo eShop €4.99

(£4.49 UK Only)

Game Description:  Jump and glide through treacherous corridors and enemy-infested rooms in Mighty Bomb Jack, collecting bombs and treasures as you go. When the royal family is imprisoned inside the Great Pyramid of Evil by the demon Belzebut it's up to Jack, the only remaining heir, to rescue them. Jack can increase his abilities by collecting Mighty Coins - but be careful of getting too greedy or you could end up in the Torture Room!
 Breakthru Films


Nintendo 3DS

(Downloadable Video)



€0.99 each

(£0.89 UK Only)

Video Description:  A brand new selection of videos from Breakthru Films are now available to purchase.

Videos available this week include:

Fat Hamster

Little Postman

Magical Dance

Papa’s Boy


Spirits of the Piano


New Art Academy™ (Nintendo) Nintendo 3DS


In-game €1.99 each

(£1.79 UK Only)

Game Description:  Learn even more ways to create art with two new add-ons available for New Art Academy this week:

Pointilism & Textures

Mixing Paints


Let’s Golf! 3D


Nintendo 3DS

(Download Software)

Nintendo eShop Special offer price

€1.99 / £1.79

Original price

(€6 / £5.40)

Game Description:  Have a golf adventure with Let’s Golf! 3D, a fun and colourful golf game available on the Nintendo 3DS system. See your ball trajectory like never before and customise your character as you unlock new powers when you gain experience.


*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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