MAKE AN APPOINTMENT THIS WEEK WITH DR. LUIGI, RELEASING ON NINTENDO eSHOP FOR Wii U

13 th January 2014 Check out this week’s newest downloadable offerings on Nintendo platforms:

Title Platform Available on Price Point on Nintendo eShop* Further Info Contact
Dr. Luigi™

(Nintendo)

Wii U

(Download)

Nintendo eShop from 15/01/14 €14.99

(£13.49)

Nintendo PR

PR@nintendo.co.uk

Game Description: Armed with plenty of multi-coloured, two-part capsules, help Dr. Luigi clear a bottle infested with nasty viruses. Annihilate the nuisances by dropping pills of the same colour next to or on top of them – create a horizontal or vertical line of four or more like-coloured pieces and they’ll disappear. Empty the whole bottle to move on to tougher challenges – but if it fills to the brim, the viruses win!
F1 RACE STARS™ POWERED UP EDITION

(Codemasters)

Wii U

(Download)

Nintendo eShop from 16/01/14 €24.99

(£19.99)

Peter Webber

peter.webber@codemasters.com

Game Description: F1 RACE STARS™: POWERED UP EDITION takes FORMULA ONE™ over the top with new content for Wii U™, including four extra tracks and bonus accessory packs! Use awesome power-ups, take on jumps and shortcuts and share the fun in split-screen, in this officially licensed title which features cars and stars from the 2012 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP™.
The Legend of the Mystical Ninja

(Konami)

Wii U

(Virtual Console- Super Nintendo) 

Nintendo eShop from 16/01/14 €7.99

(£5.49)

Nintendo PR

PR@nintendo.co.uk

Game Description: A curse has struck Horo-Horo village and their beloved princess has vanished. All hope rests on the village’s guardians, Kid Ying and Dr. Yang. This action-adventure from the popular Goemon series is a light-hearted tale for one or two players. You and a friend can explore towns for clues, play minigames and learn new moves; and then battle through platform sections to defeat each level’s boss. Full of humour and Japanese folklore, The Legend of the Mystical Ninja is a quirky classic!

This is the European version of the game.

Mario Party™: Island Tour

(Nintendo)

Nintendo 3DS

(Card/Download)

Nintendo eShop from 17/01/14 €39.99

(£34.99)

Nintendo PR

PR@nintendo.co.uk

Game Description: Whether you're a veteran Mario Party player or a newcomer to the series, Mario Party: Island Tour proves that absolutely anyone can play! Packed with 80 new minigames designed exclusively with portable gameplay in mind and seven unique boards that offer their own distinct challenges, there are so many different ways to play that you'll have a completely new experience each time you pick it up.
Castlevania II Simon's Quest

(Nintendo)

Nintendo 3DS (Virtual Console- NES) Nintendo eShop from 16/01/14 €3.99

(£3.59)

Nintendo PR

PR@nintendo.co.uk

Game Description: Famous vampire hunter Simon Belmont is back, in Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest. Following his victory against Dracula in the original game, Belmont is struck by the Count’s deadly curse and must track down and destroy Dracula’s missing body parts to save himself. Castlevania II expands on its predecessor with the addition of new adventure elements and also a day and night system. During daytime, talk to the locals and gather clues and weapons, and prepare for the creatures that appear when the sun goes down!
 

Special Offers

 Title Platform Price Point on Nintendo eShop* Available on Further Info Contact
Trine 2: Director's Cut

(Frozenbyte)

Wii U

(Download)

€6.79 (£5.49) until 30/01/14, 23:59 UTC

Regular price is €16.99 (£13.99)

Nintendo eShop from 16/01/14 Joel Kinnunen,

Mikael Haveri 

press@frozenbyte.com

Dress To Play: Magic Bubbles!

(EnjoyUp Games)

Nintendo 3DS

(Download)

€0.99 (£0.89) until 06/02/14, 23:59 local time

Regular price is €3.99 (£3.59)

Nintendo eShop from 16/01/14 Julio Moruno

j ulio@enjoyup.com

Dress To Play: Cute Witches!

(EnjoyUp Games)

Nintendo 3DS

(Download)

€0.99 (£0.89) until 06/02/14, 23:59 local time

Regular price is €3.99 (£3.59)

Nintendo eShop from 16/01/14 Julio Moruno

j ulio@enjoyup.com

Keep up to date with all the official Nintendo announcements and exclusive new game information by following the official Nintendo of Europe Twitter feed @NintendoUK

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 (additional storage devices may be required to download these games from Nintendo eShop). 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 U™ and Wii™ home consoles, Nintendo 3DS™ and Nintendo DS™ family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold more than 4.1 billion video games and more than 659 million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii U, 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.

â?° All indicated prices are inclusive of applicable VAT.

**Depending on the Wii U console or Nintendo 3DS model you own and the use of it, an additional storage device may be required to download software from Nintendo eShop.

 


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