14 th January 2013 Check out this week’s newest downloadable offerings from Nintendo:

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Nintendo 3DS



Nintendo eShop €5.99

(£5.39 UK Only)


Game Description: Queues: an annoying fact of life or, as in Tokyo Crash Mobs, the inspiration for a new type of puzzle game! This wacky action puzzler lets you indulge your queue-busting desires by throwing or rolling people into

queues; match three of the same colour together and they disappear - moving you a step closer to the front. Play in Story Mode as would-be bargain hunters Grace and Savannah, or Team Battle using the Nintendo 3DS gyro sensor to fend off shopaholic ninjas and UFOs.

Mahjong Mysteries - Ancient Athena


Nintendo 3DS



Nintendo eShop  €4.99

(£4.49 UK Only)

Stefan Jülke

Game Description: Accompany the famous adventurer David on his most mysterious mission yet. In Classic mode correctly combine the symbols to play through 300 Mahjong levels. Follow the trail of ancient heroes, past the Oracle of Delphi and the Theatre of Dionysus, experiencing the mystery of the Gods of Olympus and discovering the treasures of this once magnificent culture. In Adventure Mode, choose your favourite board in classic Mahjong and try one of 10 variations. Enjoy the mystic atmosphere in this 3D adventure, but don't let your guard down: you're not alone.
Zombie Skape (EnjoyUp Games) Nintendo 3DS



Nintendo eShop €1.99

(£1.79 UK Only)

Julio Moruno

Nintendo DSi


Nintendo DSi Shop 200 Points


Game Description: Ethan is a boy who dreams of imitating his idol Johnny Eagle and becoming the greatest skateboarder of all time. One night as he was practicing something strange happened and suddenly he was surrounded by zombies. In this terrifying arcade game, learn to use Ethan’s skills on the skateboard and rescue as many girls as possible, as you try survive from the hordes of walking undead.
NBA 2K13

(Take-Two Interactive)

Wii U


Nintendo eShop €59.99

(£49.99 UK Only)

Luis de la Camara

Game Description: For its 2K13 edition, the NBA 2K franchise is back and bigger than ever. This year, 2K Sports has joined forces with the legendary JAY Z as Executive Producer to transcend sports video games and take virtual hardwood to the next level. Featuring an enhanced MyCareer mode and all-new gameplay features, NBA 2K13 will let gamers pit the best players in NBA history against the new dynasty of talent, including the much-debated match-up between the 2012 U.S. Men's National Team and the 1992 "Dream Team."
Vampire Crystals DEMO

(Shanblue Interactive)


(Virtual Console)

Wii Shop Channel Free


Francisco Mollá Gandia


Game Description: Once upon a time... in a place called Creepyland, where zombies and vampires coexisted peacefully, vampires kept the zombies well drained by sucking their blood and zombies ate vampires that died from old age or illness. But on a fateful day, all this changed. Transform yourself into a brave vampire and lead the fight against the ruthless zombies.



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About Nintendo eShop:

Nintendo eShop on Wii U or Nintendo 3DS/Nintendo 3DS XL offers a variety of free and paid for software, as well as videos, user reviews and more information about Wii U and Nintendo 3DS software. On Wii U, users can download free game demos and Wii U Download Software or watch videos. On Nintendo 3DS/Nintendo 3DS XL users can download free game demos, Nintendo 3DS Download Software, classic games for Virtual Console, Downloadable Videos and Nintendo DSiWare. Download versions of selected Wii U Disc software or 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 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 4 billion video games and more than 637 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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