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Nintendo Download for June 27-July 3, 2013.
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June 27, 2013, 16:55:06
This week's Nintendo Download is packed with content! Not much on the Wii U front this week, but the Virtual Console has one release. The 3DS eShop keeps going strong with three new eShop titles, four Virtual Console titles, a retail game, and a new demo for Project X Zone. Be sure to check out your favorite digital storefront at noon EST today (June 27, 2013) for all of this week's Nintendo updates!

Wii U eShop

Virtual Console

  • Vegas Stakes (Super Nintendo) - Nintendo, $7.99

  • 3DS eShop

    Retail Software

  • Crash City Rivals (available July 2) - Majesco, $19.99
  • eShop Games

  • Gabrielle's Ghostly Groove Mini - Natsume, $3.99
  • Kokuga - G. rev, $14.99
  • Urban Trial Freestyle - Strangelands Ltd., $5.59 (limited time sale price)
  • Virtual Console

  • Crystal Warriors (Game Gear) - SEGA, $3.99
  • Sonic Labrynth (Game Gear) - SEGA, $4.99
  • Sonic The Hedgehog 2 (Game Gear) - SEGA, $4.99
  • Spelunker (NES) - Tozai Games, $4.99
  • Demos

  • Project X Zone: Ghost Demo - Namco Bandai

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    Where's Shantae?

    Posted by 
     on: 06/27/13, 16:56:14

    It was delayed to July.

    Posted by 
     on: 06/27/13, 16:57:10
    @GameDadGrant Shantae was supposed to be out last week, not this week

    (And yeah, it got delayed.)

    Posted by 
     on: 06/27/13, 17:27:10
    Japan gets Final Fantasy 6 and Secret of Mana for Wii U VC.

    America gets......wait for it..... VEGAS STAKES.......




    What the hell Nintendo?

    Posted by 
     on: 06/27/13, 17:43:58
    I had Vegas Stakes for SNES! Well, my mom did at least. It was a fun little game. Poker was the best part about it.

    Posted by 
     on: 06/27/13, 17:49:14
    I still have my Vegas Stakes cartridge! When I was young I loved casino games, but as an adult I've only been to a casino once (and it sucked).

    Posted by 
     on: 06/27/13, 18:16:05
    I LOVED Vegas Stakes back in the day!

    People would come bump into you and you'd lose $40,000. It made me the cynical, suspicious, paranoid man I am today. If anyone bumps into me ever, anywhere, I scream and throw them to the ground and check their pockets for my wallet.

    So far it's just been accidental contact, but one day my efforts will pay off when I catch that inevitable pickpocket.

    Posted by 
     on: 06/27/13, 18:24:43
    Isn't Kokuga the new game from the guy who make Ikaruga?

    Posted by 
     on: 06/27/13, 19:25:34
    @anon_mastermind That it is. INTERESTING.

    Posted by 
     on: 06/27/13, 19:27:28
    Kokuga looks cool, I wonder if it supports the Circle Pad Pro?

    Posted by 
     on: 06/27/13, 19:44:48

    Posted by 
     on: 06/27/13, 19:48:15  - Edited by 
     on: 06/27/13, 19:48:58
    @deathly_hallows I kind of doubt it. Sounds like the "rotating" of the turret is built into the core gameplay, being able to just point wherever you want whenever you want would change that dynamic.

    There is no continuous stream of bullets either; the L and R shoulder buttons are used to rotate the turret on top of the ship, with the B button firing off a shot and the circle pad allowing movement.

    Hmm, single cart multiplayer sounds cool...

    Download play is supported, with up to four players able to play cooperatively using a single game cart.

    Is this game eShop only?

    Posted by 
     on: 06/27/13, 19:57:13
    Ooooh, yeah, I was just reading their official site, it's a tank game and you use the triggers to rotate the turret, it's kind of like the DSiWare game... what's it called? Where you're the little army tank? Anyway it was really fun. I might have to pick this up.

    Posted by 
     on: 06/27/13, 20:05:19
    Nintendo are you kidding me. Japan got Pilotwings, Super Mario Kart, Secret of Mana, and FF6 last two weeks. We all know what we got last week then followed by a Vegas gambling game.......guess Reggie didn't think our bodies were ready.....

    Posted by 
     on: 06/27/13, 20:18:07
    @SeVeN CDN

    Well, to be fair, you know, there's a lot of work they gotta put in re-translating those games. Mario Kart has about 100,000 words in a .txt last time I checked.

    Posted by 
     on: 06/27/13, 20:19:40
    So, am I the only one wondering what happened to Chronicles of Mystara?

    Posted by 
     on: 06/27/13, 22:51:14

    Curious on that too. Capcom said they're waiting on Nintendo's approval, but...Nintendo's site is listing the date as TBD. Dunno what's up.

    Posted by 
     on: 06/27/13, 23:02:16
    missypissy said:
    @SeVeN CDN

    Well, to be fair, you know, there's a lot of work they gotta put in re-translating those games. Mario Kart has about 100,000 words in a .txt last time I checked.

    Well Seeing as SOM and FF6 are already on WII shop its not translation. these games have been translated since 1993/1994.

    VickiL said:
    So, am I the only one wondering what happened to Chronicles of Mystara?
    This game too I held out on getting PC/Ps3/Xbox version for wiiu and no word :(

    Ohh well between the 3DS and Wiiu I got a busy next year.

    Posted by 
     on: 06/28/13, 04:13:43
    Vegas Stakes was fun back in the day, as was the NES predecessor, Vegas Dream. In this day and age though...I'm hard pressed to drop $8 on a casino game that I can't take with me on the go, especially with so many free alternatives available elsewhere. The characters you meet just aren't worth that kind of money.

    Posted by 
     on: 06/28/13, 18:47:49
    Not that I necessarily need the demo, but...where's the Project X Zone demo located? The only demo I can find was the one from two weeks ago, which I already have.

    Where's the NEW demo?

    Posted by 
     on: 06/28/13, 21:59:04
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