TAKE A TICKET TO THE CARNIVAL AS MARIO AND DONKEY KONG: MINIS ON THE MOVE IS RELEASED EXCLUSIVELY ON NINTENDO eSHOP FOR NINTENDO 3DS THIS WEEK

6th May 2013 Check out this week’s newest downloadable offerings on Nintendo platforms

Title Platform Available on Price Point Further Info Contact
Mario and Donkey Kong™: Minis on the Move

(Nintendo)

Nintendo 3DS

(Download Software)

Nintendo eShop from 9/5/13 €9.99

(£8.99)

Nintendo PR

pr@nintendo.co.uk

Game Description: After yet another huge success with the theme park in Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem!, the Mario Toy Company decides to host a Mini Toy Carnival this year. This time, however, Donkey Kong has joined with Pauline to run a game arcade inside the carnival. Mario and Donkey Kong: Minis on the Move is a charming single-player puzzle game set in the Mario vs. Donkey Kong universe. Several Mario-universe characters appear in this game and of course you will meet Mario and Donkey Kong represented as mechanical clockwork toys. This game features a simple-to-use Create & Share mode which allows you to create your own content that you can share with your friends. Can you help Mario and his friends in this great puzzle game?
THE STARSHIP DAMREY™

(LEVEL-5)

Nintendo 3DS

(Download Software)

Nintendo eShop from 9/5/13 €7.99

(£7.19)

Scott Strichart

s_strichart@level5ia.com

Game Description: From two masters of suspense, Kazuya Asano and Takemaru Abiko, comes a new twist on the genre as players discover a fear born of innocence. You awaken to discover that you are trapped in a Cold Sleep capsule aboard the titular Starship Damrey with no memory of who you are or how you got there. With no tutorials, explanations, or hints provided, the game was created with the intent that self-discovery and experimentation be an integral part of the experience. An inconceivable truth awaits those willing to discover it. Do you dare to hope? Or will despair claim the final shreds of your mind? Discover the mystery of the Starship Damrey to find out for yourself…
Bloody Vampire

(Agetec)

Nintendo 3DS

(Download Software)

Nintendo eShop from 9/5/13 €4.99

(£4.49)

Mark Johnson

mark@agetec.com

Game Description: Several years ago, a strange man made his way to the ruins of an abandoned castle on the outskirts of a small town called Verulia. Since then the locals fear the castle. Recently, a merchant travelled to Verulia and discovered the entire town was deserted. Her story was embellished, as disturbing rumours of a vampire inhabiting the castle spread like wildfire through the land. As Latis has become older and learned more about herself from Cereza, she feels she is destined by her heritage, to bring an end to any threat that vampires pose to humanity. Join Latis and Cereza on their adventure and discover the secrets buried deep in the ancient castle of Verulia.
Reel Fishing® 3D Paradise Mini

(NATSUME)

Nintendo 3DS

(Download Software)

Nintendo eShop from 9/5/13 €3.99

(£3.59)

Graham Markay

graham@natsume.com

Game Description: Reel Fishing® 3D Paradise Mini offers a fun and challenging experience for novice fishers and master anglers alike. Put your skills to the test as you must complete over 20 missions in a variety of different fishing locals. Each fish looks and moves so much like the real thing, it's the closest you can get to real-life fishing without putting on your waders! Choose from a variety of lures to attract and hook the game's numerous wily fish. Do you have what it takes to become the next great Fishing Master!
Wrecking Crew

(Nintendo)

Nintendo 3DS

(Virtual Console)

Nintendo eShop from 9/5/13 €3.99

(£3.59)

Nintendo PR

pr@nintendo.co.uk

Game Description: In NES classic Wrecking Crew, Mario and Luigi swap their plumber’s caps for hard hats as they take on the role of demolition engineers! One or two players must demolish every obstacle in each enemy-infested level, while working out the most destructive route through the networks of ladders and scaffolds. Wrecking Crew also includes a mode for designing your own levels. This Virtual Console version also features the ability to save your creations, which was not possible in the NES original.
Crash City Mayhem

(Ghostlight)

Nintendo 3DS

(Card/Download)

Nintendo eShop from 9/5/13 €19.99

(£17.99)

Steve Morgan

steve.morgan@ghostlight.uk.com

Game Description: Experience high-octane driving thrills with 'Crash City Mayhem'. Blaze your way through the city streets and crush an evil syndicate of terrorists! Drive anywhere - rooftops, sewers, inside buildings, rail tracks and more! Use your driving skills to enter a world of espionage and action. Drive a huge variety of crazy vehicles including mopeds, supercars and tanks! Unlock a stash of secret items and vehicle upgrades.
The Beet Party: UnderWaterMelon

(Redrover)

Nintendo 3DS

(Download Video)

Nintendo eShop from 9/5/13 €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. In UnderWaterMelon, a giant watermelon is placed in the fridge which causes some major space issues with the Beets.
Color Commando

(CIRCLE Ent.)

Nintendo 3DS

(DSiWare)

Nintendo eShop from 9/5/13 €1.99

(£1.79)

Chris Chau

chris@cir-ent.com

Nintendo DSi

(DSiWare)

Nintendo DSi Shop from 9/5/13 200 Points
Game Description: Color Commando is a new and very cool puzzle platform game. In this game you get to hunt for

treasure! However, many evil color monsters are blocking your path! Pick up color blobs and try to outsmart the monsters! In each level, color monsters will block your path and try to grab you! So what can you do against this? Collect paint blobs that are spread out over the level. You can use a paint blob to paint a big paint-spot on the world. If a monster of the same colour comes into contact with the paint-spot, the monster will dissolve into the spot. When this happens the monster cannot harm the player! The game starts out easy enough, but before you know it you are surrounded by many different types of color monsters in all different colours! There are five worlds, each with four normal levels and one star level. You can unlock the star level by getting all the treasure in the other four levels!

Solomon’s Key

(TECMO KOEI GAMES)

Wii U

(Virtual Console - NES)

Nintendo eShop from 9/5/13 €4.99

(£3.49)

Nintendo PR

pr@nintendo.co.uk

Game Description: To save his world from demons, Dana the Wizard goes on a dangerous quest to find Solomon's Key and seal the monsters away. An audacious mix of action game and puzzler, Solomon's Key was one of the toughest challenges on the NES, but also one of its most endearing adventures. Combine logic and reflexes to unravel the mysteries of each room. Bright minds are needed to unlock its secrets, and only a few have been deemed worthy of seeing all the different endings. Will you be clever enough?

This is the US version of the game.

Xevious™

(NAMCO BANDAI Games)

Wii U

(Virtual Console - NES)

Nintendo eShop from 9/5/13 €4.99

(£3.49)

Nintendo PR

pr@nintendo.co.uk

Game Description: Take control of your Solvalou fighter and strike deep behind enemy lines to destroy the Xevious forces! Use missiles against airborne enemies and bombs against ground-based targets, and watch out for the colossal floating fortress. Xevious is considered one of the forefathers of the vertical-scrolling shooter genre. Featuring unique enemies, a variety of environments and many hidden gameplay features, it’s an all-time classic that still gets the pulse racing!

This is the US version of the game.

World Heroes 2 Jet

(D4 Enterprise)

Wii

(Virtual Console)

Nintendo eShop from 9/5/13 900 Points Shinta Ogura

ogura@d4e.co.jp

Game Description: World Heroes 2 Jet, initially released in 1994, is the 3rd in the prolific fighting game series. Choose from 16 historical or well-known heroes, villains and fighters and battle your way to the top to become the world's greatest warrior! There are two types of modes in this version, "Tournament of Titans Mode", where you fight three bouts in one day, and if you are successful you move on to the next day, and "World Heroes Training Mode", where you can fight with any opponent. Furthermore, the addition of dash and back step, which were not in the previous version, as well as a countering system that ushers in a more speedy way of fighting, makes World Heroes 2 Jet even more enjoyable to play. There are also four competition types to choose from, allowing for even more in-depth battles.
 

Permanent  Price Reductions

Title Platform Price Available Further Info Contact
Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage 2

(TECMO KOEI GAMES)

Wii U

(Disc/Download)

€49.99, was €59.99

(£39.99, was £49.99)

Nintendo eShop from 9/5/13 Marilena Papacosta

marilena@tecmokoei.co.uk

Special offers
Title Platform Price Available Further Info Contact
Chasing Aurora

(Broken Rules)

Wii U

(Download Software)

€5.99, was €11.99

(£5.39, was £10.79)

Nintendo eShop from 9/5/13

until 16/5/13, 14:59 CEST

Felix Bohatsch

felix@brokenrul.es

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. 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 654 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.

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