2nd April 2012 – This week sees the launch of the eagerly anticipated SpeedThru: Potzol’s Puzzle to the Nintendo eShop. Enjoy the unique gameplay mechanic in an immersive 3D world on your Nintendo 3DS. Test your spatial awareness skills like never before, across more than 90 stages, three multiplayer modes and three different lands. This action packed and mystical world will have you on the edge of your seat.

If you’ve ever dreamt of a career in agriculture, then this is the week to test it out your rural skills on the Farming Simulator 2012 3D Demo. Alternatively, if you fancy taking to the high seas, then enjoy protecting treasure and trading in rum in Pirates Assault, which becomes available this week as a Nintendo DSiWare game. Budding musicians should also pay attention to Violin Paradise – the WiiWare game catered for all the family to enjoy.

This week will also see the Kirby TV Channel making a return to Wii, showing Kirby’s cartoon escapades in Cappy Town for free over the next 6 months, so settle in to the sofa and see how Kirby foils Dedede’s monstrous machinations week after week! Get on board and watch two new episodes every week – keep up with Kirby and you’ll find new ways to watch your favourite episodes again and get the whole story of Kirby’s animated adventures. Episode 1 is always available, so now is always the right time to start exploring Kirby’s world, streaming directly to your Wii console.

Check out all the other latest offerings which are available for download this Thursday via Nintendo eShop, Nintendo DSi Shop and the Wii Shop Channel.

Title Platform Available on Price Point Further Info Contact
SpeedThru: Potzol’s Puzzle™ (Nintendo) Nintendo 3DS
(Download Software) Nintendo eShop

Game Description: Put your quick thinking and reactions to the test in this puzzle game with a
Twist. The God of destruction, Kaotl, has stolen the heart of Creatl, the God of creation. You must take control of the floating Guardian stones, twisting and slotting them through the openings in walls as you hurtle towards them, and collect the hearts to restore Creatl.
Enjoy more than 90 stages in single player mode, plus two player modes via local wireless or even sharing one Nintendo 3DS system.

Farming Simulator 2012 3D Demo (Rondomedia) Nintendo 3DS Demo Nintendo eShop

Game Description: Put on your boots, grab your Nintendo 3DS and get ready to head to the farm. Work a wide scenery with fields, roads, your house and farm as well as a small village, with the vehicles found in your generous fleet – all three dimensional in Farming Simulator 2012 3D. Take a seat behind the wheel of authentic farm machines from renowned manufacturers and get going!

Pirates Assault (CIRCLE Ent.) Nintendo 3DS
(DSiWare) Nintendo eShop €2

Nintendo DSi (DSiWare) Nintendo DSi Shop 200 Nintendo DSi Points
Game Description: Watch out – enemies are coming in search of your treasure! Pirates Assault is a tower defence game that brings a little twist to the genre. Treasure must be protected and to accomplish that you have to build a great defence strategy. Use rum, which you may have just stolen, to buy weapons to protect your treasure!

Violin Paradise (Keystone Game Studio) Wii
(WiiWare) Wii Shop Channel 500 Wii Points

Game Description: Violin Paradise is a game for players who love music and dream of becoming a violinist. This game is designed for all the family- up to four people can play at the same time. Choose to play as a conductor, violinist, violist or cellist, who perform lively or soft classical music together.

The SpotPass™ feature on Nintendo 3DS allows you to automatically receive a host of exciting content such as 3D videos for Nintendo Video™, notifications, add-on data for your software and system updates without lifting a finger. SpotPass content can be received automatically and free of charge from thousands of supported public Wi-Fi access points across Europe and through wireless broadband internet connections at home. It works even if the system is in Sleep Mode.

Available this week, exclusively for Nintendo 3DS owners, is the second in a series of highly anticipated Shaun the Sheep 3D clips created for the very first time in 3D by Aardman Animations, the multi-award winning creators of Chicken Run and Wallace & Gromit. In this weeks episode the Flock is brushing up its drawing skills until the class is brought to an abrupt halt!

The third part in a series of Kid Icarus Anime clips is also available this week via Nintendo Video, exclusively for Nintendo 3DS owners. This week’s clip is entitled Medusa’s Revenge, and features Medusa, Goddess of the Underworld, as its main character. It tells the tale of Medusa and Palutena’s rivalry, which stretches from far into Pit’s past right up to the present day.