Nintendo Download – September 18 eShop Releases (Europe)
Monday brings with it such hope and promise as Nintendo reveals the latest line of games to be release on the eShop this week. It’s a particularly big week, with the long-awaited Hyrule Warriors making its Western debut for the Wii U and Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call hitting the 3DS, among many other downloads and discounts.
Wondering what Nintendo has in store for us this week? Check out the (very) full list of upcoming releases below, and let us know which games you’ll be downloading this Thursday.
Wii U Retail Download
- Hyrule Warriors (Nintendo, €49.99 / £39.99) – the unprecedented cross-over between Tecmo Koei and Nintendo hits the West after glowing reviews in Japan last month, bringing with it a combination of Dynasty Warriors and The Legend of Zelda. There’s an impressive cast to choose from in your quest through Hyrule, with local co-op play and a retro-infused Adventure mode. It blends Zelda nostalgia with hack ‘n slash action in a way you’ve never seen, and is available from 19th September.
Wii U eShop
- KickBeat: Special Edition (Zen Studios, €9.99 / £8.99) – an action rhythm game that combines the skills of Kung-Fu moves with those of keeping to the beat. There’s a range of bands on offer, including the likes of Pendulum, P.O.D and Celldweller. This one is available from 16th September.
- Darts Up (EnjoyUp Games, €2.49 / £2.29 ) – originally released on the 3DS, this 4-player dart-throwing game uses the GamePad to aim, and includes some new features, like an arcade mode and online leaderboards.
- Chimpuzzle Pro (CW Games, €1.99 / £1.79) – a simple concept that sees you follow a chimp who keeps walking, seemingly oblivious to potential pitfalls. Your goal is to use Tetris-like blocks to help the little primate reach his precious banana stash.
- Mon Premier Karaoké (Ring Zero, €9.99 / £8.99) – this karaoke game is aimed for kids, purportedly featuring the most famous children’s songs of all time.
Wii U Virtual Console
- Life Force (Konami, €4.99 / £3.49) – Konami’s iconic shooter was originally released as Salamander at arcades in the 1980s, with the renamed NES release coming to Europe in 1989. This scrolling shooter is a spin-off to Gradius and alternates from horizontal to vertical stages, all with attractive 8-bit visuals, memorable tunes, tight gameplay and the option for two-player co-op.
Wii U eShop Temporary Discounts
- Resident Evil Revelations (Capcom, €19.99 / £15.99 until 2nd October, normally €49.99 / £39.99)
- DuckTales: Remastered (Capcom, €6.74 / £5.39 until 2nd October, normally €14.99 / £11.99)
- Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara (Capcom, €6.74 / £5.39 until 2nd October, €14.99 / £11.99)
Wii U eShop Permanent Discounts
- One Piece Unlimited World Red (Bandai Namco, €39.99, was €43.99)
- Adventure Time: Explore The Dungeon Because I DON’T KNOW! (Bandai Namco, €39.99 / £19.99, was €44.99 / £36.99)
- Turbo: Super Stunt Squad (Bandai Namco, €29.99 / £19.99, was €44.99 / £36.99)
- Ben 10 Omniverse 2 (Bandai Namco, €29.99 / £24.99, was €39.99 / £36.99)
3DS Retail Download
- Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call (Square Enix, €39.99 / £29.99) – this sequel to the original 2012 Theatrhythm Final Fantasy boasts over 200 songs and 60 characters, and shakes this up by including a new versus battle mode, in addition to many quests – this is a title that should keep fans busy and is available from 19th September.
- Glory of Generals (CIRCLE Entertainment, €9.99 / £7.99) – a strategy game with loads of content and 64 campaigns to both sides of the conflict.
- The Keep (Cinemax, €9.99 / £8.99) – this first-person dungeon-crawling RPG features puzzles related to a mysterious tower. Features include multiple difficulty settings with permadeath options.
3DS Virtual Console
- Donkey Kong: Original Edition (Nintendo, €4.99 / £4.49) – the “definitive home version” of the original arcade classic, which includes content and small touches that were missing from the original NES port.
3DS eShop — The Legend of Zelda Promotion
Don’t forget that Nintendo are celebrating the release of Hyrule Warriors wth a special promotion. If any Zelda title (download) is owned on a Nintendo Network account before release you’ll score 10% off the price of the new game in its first week of release, priced €44.99 / £35.99 instead of €49.99 / £39.99.
- The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds (Nintendo, €34.99 / £30.99 until 26th September, normally €44.99 / 39.99)
3DS eShop Temporary Discounts
- Resident Evil Revelations (Capcom, €13.49 / £11.24 until 2nd October, normally €29.99 / £24.99)
- Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D (Capcom, €4.49 / £4.04 / until 2nd October, normally €9.99 / £8.99)
- Super Street Fighter IV 3D Edition (Capcom, €9.99 / £8.99 until 2nd October, normally €19.99 / £17.99)
- Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies (Capcom, €14.99 / £11.99 until 2nd October, normally €24.99 / £19.99)
- Real Heroes Firefighter 3D Download Version (Zordix AB, €4.99 / £4.49 until 16th October, normally €9.99 / £8.99)
- Parking Star 3D (CIRCLE Entertainment, €1.99 / £1.79 until 9th October, normally €2.99 / £2.49)
- Quell Reflect (CIRCLE Entertainment, €2.99 / £2.69 until 9th October, normally €3.99 / £3.49)
- 3D Game Collection (Joindots, €5.99 / £5.99 until 9th October, normally €13.99 / £11.99)
- Funfair Party Games (Joindots, €6.99 / £6.99 until 9th October, normally €19.99 / £17.99)
- Gardenscapes (Joindots, €5.99 / £5.99 until 9th October, normally €14.99 / £14.99)
- Jewel Match 3 (Joindots, €5.99 / £4.99 until 9th October, normally €6.99 / £5.99)
3DS eShop Permanent Discounts
- One Piece Unlimited World Red (Bandai Namco, €24.99, was €28.49)
- Adventure Time: Explore The Dungeon Because I DON’T KNOW! (Bandai Namco, €29.99 / £19.99, was €34.99 / £28.49)
- Project X Zone (Bandai Namco, €29.99 / £19.99, was €34.99 / £27.99)
- Madagascar 3 & The Croods: COMBO PACK (Bandai Namco, €19.99 / £19.99, was €34.99 / £28.49)