REDMOND, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
Second: End Layer – Steel yourself for the next
evolution of the series that reinvented turn-based RPGs – the
successor to SQUARE ENIX’s Bravely Default game. Agnés
Oblige has been imprisoned, and as a knight in her service, it’s
up to the hero, Yew, to save her! Form the ultimate team and
strategy, then risk it all in this fast, fresh RPG. Bravely
Second: End Layer will be available on April 15.
Nintendo eShop on Wii U
Hearts – Travel alongside four companions (and a cat!)
to restore the light in the world in a fantasy RPG boasting
animated turn-based battles, plenty of sub-quests and many more
intriguing challenges. Click here
to see a trailer for the game.
Reavers – Beta Test Version – Get a first look
at Lost Reavers, a free-to-play four-player co-op game. The
Open Beta is now available to play. Download it now, and make sure
to come back when the full service launches for free on April 28.
Virtual Console on Nintendo 3DS
Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past – When an evil
magician named Agahnim begins kidnapping young maidens in Hyrule,
a young boy named Link is called upon to stop him. Link must
traverse both Light and Dark Worlds, navigate through mazelike
dungeons and fight an assortment of foes in this Super NES classic.
Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest – Donkey Kong has
been kidnapped and taken to Crocodile Isle. Only Diddy Kong and
Dixie Kong can save the day! Play solo, compete with a friend or
tag-team in eight exciting worlds filled with wacky characters,
collectable items and secret bonus areas.
Metroid – The Space Pirates, merciless agents of the
evil Mother Brain, have stolen the last Metroid from a research
station and threatened the safety of the galaxy. In this
critically acclaimed Super NES masterpiece, Samus Aran must don
her awesome array of high-tech weaponry to retrieve the deadly
Metroid hidden deep within the cave-riddled planet Zebes.
Virtual Console on Wii U
Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day! – When first
released for the Nintendo DS system, the Brain Age: Train Your
Brain in Minutes a Day game took the world by storm. The game
is a fun, rewarding form of entertainment everyone can enjoy, as
it helps players flex their mental muscles. Inspired by the
research of Dr. Ryuta Kawashima, Brain Age presents quick
mental activities that help keep your mind in shape.
Nintendo eShop sales:
Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS
Spring into savings on Nintendo eShop with the Super
Spring Sale! Save up to 30 percent off select games in
Nintendo eShop until 8:59 a.m. PT on April 21. Remember:
Purchasing items from Nintendo eShop is an easy way to earn points
for the new My Nintendo rewards program. Just make sure your
Nintendo Network ID and Nintendo Account are linked prior to
making a purchase. Visit https://my.nintendo.com/
for more information.
Diner (Wii U), Jewel
Match 3 (Nintendo 3DS) and more games from Joindots
are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on April 21.
Shovel Knight – Digital Version (Wii
U and Nintendo
3DS) is more than 30 percent off (reduced from $14.99 to
$9.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on April 21.
- Spring into savings on Nintendo eShop with the Super
- Nintendo eShop on Wii U
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
– The Beast of Re Eden – and Samurai
Defender from CIRCLE Entertainment are on sale until
8:59 a.m. PT on April 28.
Moto Racing 3D is 50 percent off (reduced from $7.99
to $3.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on April 21.
Legend of Legacy is 25 percent off (reduced from
$39.99 to $29.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on April 25.
is more than 25 percent off (reduced from $14.99 to $10.99) until
8:59 a.m. PT on April 28.
Fire Emblem Fates – New DLC: Ballistician
Blitz and A Gift from Anna – The Ballistician Blitz map, available
for $1.99, is a trial ground using The Wooden Calvary stage from Fire
Emblem: Shadow Dragon and the Blade of Light. If you select “A
Gift from Anna” from the “Play DLC” section of the Dragon’s Gate after
downloading it, you may select and receive either the Sighting Lens or
the Witch’s Mark. A Gift from Anna is free to download in the full
game and is only playable once.
Fire Emblem Fates – Map Pack 1 – As a reminder,
anyone who owns either the Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright or Fire
Emblem Fates: Conquest game can purchase Map Pack 1 at the
Dragon’s Gate in Chapter 6 of the game for $17.99 to get access to get
bonus content and 11 DLC maps as they are released weekly through
April 21. Map Pack 1 content is priced at more than $24 when purchased
Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:
New themes this week include:
- Animal Crossing: Gardening Weather
- Bravely Second: Ask Agnès
Also new this week:
Re:Incarnation -TENSEI- (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS) –
Available April 19
Strike Beach Volleyball (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
III: Tower of Destiny (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
2 Survive (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
– Pharaoh’s Riches (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Wii U)
Club Party (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
Activity (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
In addition to video games available at retail stores, Nintendo also
offers a variety of content that people can download directly to their
systems. Nintendo adds new games weekly to the Nintendo eShop on the Wii
U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, the Nintendo DSi™
Shop for the Nintendo DSi system and the Wii™ Shop Channel
for the Wii console.
Nintendo eShop is a cash-based service that features a wide variety of
content, including new and classic games, applications and demos. Users
can add money to their account balances by using a credit card or
purchasing a Nintendo eShop Card at a retail store and entering the code
from the card. All funds from one card must be loaded in Nintendo eShop
on either Wii U or the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, but can be used
in either Nintendo eShop if the systems are linked to a single Nintendo
The Wii Shop Channel offers games and applications and uses Wii Points™,
which can be purchased via the Wii Shop Channel. The Nintendo DSi Shop
offers games and applications and uses Nintendo DSi Points™,
which can be purchased in the Nintendo DSi Shop.
Remember that Wii U, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL, Nintendo 2DS
and Nintendo DSi feature parental controls that let adults manage some
of the content their children can access. For more information about
this and other features, visit http://www.nintendo.com/wiiu
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