PREPARE FOR MONSTERS AND FAST CARS AS MONSTER HUNTER 3 ULTIMATE LAUNCHES ON BOTH Wii U and NINTENDO 3DS, AND NEED FOR SPEED: MOST WANTED U COMES TO Wii U

18 th March 2013

 –             Check out this week’s newest downloadable offerings on Nintendo platforms:

Title Platform Available on Price Point Further Info Contact
Monster Hunter™ 3 Ultimate

(CAPCOM)

Wii U

(Disc/Download)

 

Nintendo eShop from 22/3/13 €59.99

(£49.99)

pr@nintendo.co.uk

 

Nintendo 3DS

(Card/Download)

 

Nintendo eShop from 22/3/13 €44.99

(£39.99)

Game Description: Take up arms and venture into a world of spectacular surroundings and challenging monsters in Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. With all-new monsters, equipment and weapons and over 200 action-packed quests to tackle, Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate is the most expansive game in the series to date. In this action RPG, take more than just satisfaction from your hard-fought victories: carve conquered monsters to gain their bones, horns, hides and more, then have them fashioned into weapons and armour to steel you for the even tougher battles ahead. It is the hunter’s way.

Additional Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate content – Nintendo eShop from 22/3/13

Wii U (Download) - Monster Hunter™ 3 Ultimate Packet Relay Tools for Nintendo 3DS

Nintendo 3DS (Download) - Monster Hunter™ 3 Ultimate Data Transfer Program

Need for Speed™: Most Wanted U

(Electronic Arts)

Wii U

(Disc/Download)

 

Nintendo eShop from 22/3/13 €59.99

(£44.99)

Shirley Chu

shirleyc@ea.com

 

Game Description: Need for Speed: Most Wanted for Wii U utilises the unique features of the Wii U GamePad to introduce “Co-Driver” where your friend plays using the Wii Remote and you can activate Boost U, adjust cop difficulty and change mods using the Wii U GamePad, as they race their way to the top of the Most Wanted list!
Punch-Out!!™

(Nintendo)

Wii U

(Virtual Console)

Nintendo eShop from 21/3/13 €0.30 (£0.30) until 19/4/13,  23:59 CEST pr@nintendo.co.uk

 

Game Description: Part of the Family Computer 30 th Anniversary Campaign.

What rookie boxer Little Mac lacks in size, he makes up for in determination. And with trainer Doc Louis by his side, Little Mac is ready to win big! NES classic Punch-Out!! pits your pint-sized pugilist against such diverse rivals as the fragile-jawed Frenchman Glass Joe, sucker-punching Russian Soda Popinski and the Hollywood heavyweight Super Macho Man. Use jabs, body blows, hooks and uppercuts to discover your opponent's weak spot and make the knockout blow. Also, look out for an appearance by Mario as the referee!

This release is based on the US-NTSC version of the game running at 60Hz.

My Foal 3D

(TREVA Enterainment)

Nintendo 3DS

(Card/Download)

 

Nintendo eShop from 21/3/13 €29.99

(£24.99)

Sofie Dittmer

t.chapman@toonboxent.com

Game Description: Your own foal in 3D! Up to 20 cute foals are waiting to have fun and be looked after by you. Fall in love with their adorable expressions as they come right up to you in 3D! A comprehensive story mode is included in the game, as well as an integrated photo album, plus AR cards so you can have your own cute foal right in your hand.
HarmoKnight Demo

(Nintendo)

Nintendo 3DS

(Demo)

 

Nintendo eShop from 21/3/13 Free pr@nintendo.co.uk

 

Game Description: Cover your ears – the planet of Melodia is under attack! The evil Noizoids, under the orders of their leader Gargan, aren’t just disrupting the normal tuneful lives of Melodians everywhere – they’ve also kidnapped Ariana, the princess of Symphony City! Help Tempo, the boy chosen to wield the legendary staff, and his friends as they travel across Melodia on a musical adventure. Over 50 stages of rhythm-action fun await, including bonus stages featuring much-loved tunes from some of your favourite Pokémon games.
The Beet Party: Call Me Aneek Neek

(Redrover)

Nintendo 3DS

(Download Video)

Nintendo eShop from 21/3/13 €0.99

(£0.89)

Thom Chapman

t.chapman@toonboxent.com

Video Description: The Beet Party is a series of 3D short videos available for download on Nintendo eShop. The two-minute interstitials target four to six year olds and follow the adventures of the five coolest beets around as they explore, experiment, celebrate and communicate with beat-boxing sounds when something new arrives in their fridge.
Bloons® TD 4

(Digital Goldfish)

Nintendo DSi

(DSiWare)

 

Nintendo eShop from 21/3/13 €4.99

(£4.49)

David Hamilton

davidhamilton@digital-goldfish.com

Game Description: The monkeys are getting serious and are ready to take down the enemy from the land, air and sea in the style of classic tower defence. Utilising a ranking system you can build up your experience and gain access to powerful towers and upgrades. Call in mortar strikes, deploy the monkey aces and harness the power of banana farms as you bid to take down the enemy in true bloon popping fashion. The medal ranking system adds an extra level of difficulty to the challenge. Can you battle through all 75 rounds to earn the gold medal?
 

Special Offers

  Platform Price Available Further Info Contact
ZombiU™

(Ubisoft)

Wii U

(Disc/Download)

€34.99, was €69.99

(£29.99, was £54.99)

Until 4/4/13, 14:59 CEST Damien Guillotin

damien.guillotin@ubisoft.com

Assassin's Creed® III

(Ubisoft)

Wii U

(Disc/Download)

 

€29.99, was €69.99

(£29.99, was £54.99)

Until 4/4/13, 14:59 CEST Damien Guillotin

damien.guillotin@ubisoft.com

Just Dance® 4

(Ubisoft)

Wii U

(Disc/Download)

 

€24.99, was €49.99

(£19.99, was £39.99)

Until 4/4/13, 14:59 CEST Damien Guillotin

damien.guillotin@ubisoft.com

Marvel Avengers™: Battle for Earth

(Ubisoft)

Wii U

(Disc/Download)

€24.99, was €49.99

(£19.99, was £39.99)

Until 4/4/13, 14:59 CEST Julie Vasseur

julie.vasseur@ubisoft.com

Rabbids® Land

(Ubisoft)

Wii U

(Disc/Download)

 

€24.99, was €49.99

(£19.99, was £39.99)

Until 4/4/13, 14:59 CEST Julie Vasseur

julie.vasseur@ubisoft.com

Sports Connection

(Ubisoft)

Wii U

(Disc/Download)

 

€24.99, was €49.99

(£19.99, was £39.99)

Until 4/4/13, 14:59 CEST Julie Vasseur

julie.vasseur@ubisoft.com

Your Shape®:  Fitness Evolved 2013

(Ubisoft)

Wii U

(Disc/Download)

€24.99, was €49.99

(£19.99, was £39.99)

Until 4/4/13, 14:59 CEST Julie Vasseur

julie.vasseur@ubisoft.com

Little Inferno

(Tomorrow Corporation)

 

Wii U

(Download Software)

€4.99, was

€9.99

(£4.99, was

£8.99)

Until 24/3/13, 23:59 CEST Kyle Gray

kylegray@tomorrowcorporation.com

Pokédex™ 3D Pro

(Nintendo)

 

Nintendo 3DS

(Download Software)

€11.99, was €14.99

(£10.79, was £13.49)

Until 4/4/13, 14:59 CEST pr@nintendo.co.uk

 

 

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

Nintendo website http://www.nintendo.co.uk

Nintendo 3DS Guided Tour http://guidedtour.nintendo.co.uk

Nintendo UK on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/nintendouk

Nintendo 3DS on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/nintendo3dsuk

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 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 billion video games and more than 651 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.

ENDS

 


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