Out this week:
Releasing this week on the Nintendo eShop on Wii U is Gaiabreaker, Soon Shine and XType Plus.
For the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS we have Cooking Mama 5: Bon Apetite, Gothic Masquerade & Amida’s Path.
Coming to Virtual Console on Wii U is MEGA MAN BATTLE CHIP CHALLENGE and Double Dragon II: The Revenge.
- Game Description: In this scrolling shooter, take control of a hi-tech gunship and blast your way through six different stages to protect Earth from an invading menace. Your ship is armed with standard guns, as well as a powerful homing laser. Your guns can fire bullets directly ahead, damaging any enemies they collide with. By using your homing laser, you can lock on to up to four enemies at a time. When a green target appears, fire the laser and it will pursue the targeted enemies and bring them down! Connect to Miiverse to interact with other players. On completing a stage, a Miiverse posting form will be displayed, allowing you to post your comments for others to see. Your play data will also be contained in any post you make. When the viewing of Miiverse content is enabled, other users’ data will also be displayed in game. You can see their scores and where they were defeated. Try to beat them all and be the very best!This title was developed using enchant.js and NWF (Nintendo Web Framework).
- Game Description: Ravenous spirits have awakened! With the power of the sun and moon at your fingertips, draw them in with your energy and send them packing with a good jab! Simple swipe and tap controls will get you started, but you’ll need speed and strategy if you want to build killer combos and keep climbing in this fast and frantic action puzzle game!Soon Shine is all about simple, score-racking fun, but there’s more to this game than meets the eye. Aiming high in various play modes, snagging useful items in the shop, and acquiring new backdrops and music tracks all help keep the experience fresh as the addictive gameplay keeps you coming back for more!
- Game Description: Take the pilot seat of the XType attack ship and defeat an ever growing enemy force in this uncompromising Shoot’em’Up. XType Plus combines classic arcade action with a unique and modern look and feel.The procedurally generated boss battles always provide a new challenge. Each time you defeat a boss, the next one will come back even bigger and meaner. You have to evade hundreds of bullets, lasers and rockets while taking out the enemy part by part.Compete for the highest score with your friends in a worldwide leaderboard or watch the replays of the world’s elite and learn new tricks and techniques.XType Plus features two different game modes: a zen-like Classic Mode and an action packed Plus Mode with faster movement, EMP Bombs and even more dangerous enemies. Precise dual analog stick controls let you master even the most difficult of situations all while the pumping soundtrack, huge explosions and beautiful effects will put a grin on your face.
Cooking Mama 5: Bon Apetite!
- Game Description: The fifth installment in this popular franchise complete with new recipes and mini game challenges.
- Game Description: Are you ready to enter the hidden haunts of the Gothic Masquerade? Shadows stretch through moonlit gardens and menace hangs over empty hallways. Can you find all the missing items before time runs out? Search ghostly rooms, mysterious landscapes and more as you seek and find hidden objects in four different haunted locations! Delve into detailed indoor and outdoor scenes filled with over 1000 carefully placed items, plus enjoy a challenging sliding tile puzzle and spot-the-difference game for each spooky site. As you solve each new scene, you’ll unlock more of the supernatural hidden object hunt.
- Game Description: The battle system based on the Japanese lottery game called Amidakuji, known as Ghost Leg in English, is perfectly adapted to the touch screen of the Nintendo DSi and Nintendo 3DS. Draw lines with your Stylus in order to repulse the enemies and other lines to dodge their attacks! A frenetic game with various enemies and levels which will make the experience different each time you play. Interested in Japanese folklore? Then this game is definitively for you with its story, characters, infamous demons and ghosts directly inspired from the Heian period in Japan which bring you 1000 years back in time.
MEGA MAN BATTLE CHIP CHALLENGE
- Game Description: Every Thursday in August, Nintendo and Capcom are bringing classic Mega Man games to the Virtual Console service on the Wii U system. This week: MEGA MAN BATTLE CHIP CHALLENGE. Play as characters from the MEGA MAN BATTLE NETWORK universe and help them win the Battle Chip Grand Prix. Strategize Battle Chips that activate attacks, healing or specialized moves on a grid called a Program Deck, and defeat your opponents to knock them out of the tournament. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.
Double Dragon II: The Revenge
- Game Description: Billy and Jimmy Lee, the legendary Double Dragons, are back to avenge the loss of Marion. In their quest to defeat the evil Shadow Warriors, the pair is challenged in nine missions full of many deadly foes. Can you help them save the world? Click here to watch a trailer for the game.
Nintendo 3DS -
- ATLUS Games – Code of Princess, Etrian Odyssey Untold: Millennium Girl and many other fun ATLUS games will be on sale starting Aug. 18 at 9 a.m. PT until 9 a.m. PT on Sept. 1 in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS.
- Classic Games Overload – Classic Games Overload is now reduced from $29.99 to $19.99 until 9 a.m. PT on Sept. 4 in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS.
- Me & My Furry Patients 3D – Me & My Furry Patients 3D is reduced from $29.99 to $9.99 until 9 a.m. PT on Sept. 3 in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS.
- Travel Adventures with Hello Kitty – Travel Adventures with Hello Kitty is 50 percent off (reduced from $19.99 to $9.99) starting at 9 a.m. PT on Aug. 18 until 9 a.m. PT on Sept. 1 in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS.
Nintendo Wii U -
- Gravity Badgers – Gravity Badgers is 30 percent off (reduced from $4.99 to $3.49) until 9 a.m. PT on Aug. 28 in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U.
- Hello Kitty Kruisers – Hello Kitty Kruisers is reduced from $19.95 to $9.99 starting at 9 a.m. PT on Aug. 18 until 9 a.m. PT on Sept. 1 in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U.
- Scram Kitty and His Buddy on Rails – Scram Kitty and His Buddy on Rails is 50 percent off (reduced from $9.99 to $4.99) until 9 a.m. PT on Aug. 21 in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U.
- ZaciSa’s Last Stand – ZaciSa’s Last Stand is reduced from $2.99 to $1.49 until 9 a.m. PT on Aug. 28 in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U.
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