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Nintendo Download: December 17-23, 2015.
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December 17, 2015, 17:07:35
 
December 17, 2015 – Minecraft, Smash Bros. DLC, and more highlight this week's list of new downloads. Check out the complete list below or by visiting your favorite digital storefront today at noon eastern.

Nintendo of America said:
This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

Nintendo eShop on Wii U

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS DLC
– Cloud makes his Super Smash Bros. debut and brings the Midgar stage with him, complete with Summons! Cloud + Midgar stage is now available as a download in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS or Wii U for $5.99 each, or for both game versions together for $6.99.

Minecraft: Wii U Edition – Mojang’s video game phenomenon Minecraft launches worldwide in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U. The downloadable game comes with some of the most popular add-on content packs. Players will even be able to expand their experience with 16 additional add-on packs available for purchase in the Nintendo eShop at launch. Additionally, only the Wii U console edition features off-TV play. Experience all the adventures you’ve come to expect from creating your own worlds in Minecraft, now on Wii U.

TEMPLE OF YOG – Enter the TEMPLE OF YOG and battle your way through two linked dungeons by using the Wii U GamePad controller to peer into and swap between the realms of Light and Shadow. Unlock relics, embark on challenging quests and upgrade four classes in this twin-stick retro roguelike RPG.

Virtual Console on Wii U

Mega Man Zero 4
– Dr. Weil has taken over Neo Arcadia and ordered any Maverick opposing his rule to be marked for extermination. Take up arms as Zero, equipping new weapons to use in battle. Choose Easy or Normal Mode, which affects the difficulty level, weather and skills obtained.

Mega Man Battle Network 5: Team Colonel / Mega Man Battle Network 5: Team Protoman – Dr. Regal and his cronies from Nebula HQ have returned and raided SciLab. It’s up to Lan and Mega Man to return the stolen PETS to their rightful owners. Game content is the same for Mega Man Battle Network 5: Team Colonel and Mega Man Battle Network 5: Team Protoman, but NetNavi chips and other items may differ.

Nintendo eShop sales:

Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS

Turtle Tale
(Wii U and Nintendo 3DS) is 50 percent off (reduced from $2.99 to $1.49) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Jan. 7.

3D Game Collection, Suspension Railroad Simulator and more games from Joindots are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Dec. 31.

Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures (Wii U and Nintendo 3DS) is 50 percent off (reduced from $9.99 to $4.99) starting 9 a.m. PT on Dec. 22 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Jan. 4.

Another World – 20th Anniversary Edition (Wii U and Nintendo 3DS) is on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Dec. 26.

Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse (Wii U and Nintendo 3DS), Mighty Switch Force! and more games from Wayforward are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Jan. 6.

Nintendo eShop on Wii U

Costume Quest 2
is 65 percent off (reduced from $14.99 to $4.99) starting 9 a.m. PT on Dec. 21 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Dec. 28.

Star Sky is 50 percent off (reduced from $4 to $2) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Dec. 31.

Momonga Pinball Adventures is 50 percent off (reduced from $5.99 to $2.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Dec. 31.

Tengami is 50 percent off (reduced from $9.99 to $4.99) starting 9 a.m. PT on Dec. 23 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Jan. 11.

Tilelicious: Delicious Tiles is 50 percent off (reduced from $5.99 to $2.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Jan. 6.

Arrow Time U is 50 percent off (reduced from $1.99 to $0.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Jan. 7.

Swords & Soldiers II is 30 percent off (reduced from $19.99 to $13.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Dec. 31.

Lone Survivor: The Director’s Cut, OlliOlli and more games from Curve Digital are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Dec. 31.

Journey of a Special Average Balloon and Maze are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Jan. 2.

Art of Balance is 25 percent off (reduced from $8.99 to $6.70) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Jan. 7.

Canvaleon is 30 percent off (reduced from $9.95 to $6.95) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Dec. 31.

Armillo is 35 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $4.99) starting 9 a.m. PT on Dec. 18 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Jan. 1.

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS

Fractured Soul is 80 percent off (reduced from $11.99 to $2.39) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Jan. 7.

Gunslugs 2, Sumico and more games from Engine Software are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Jan. 4.

Karous -The Beast of Re:Eden-, Mercenaries Saga 2 and more games from CIRCLE Ent. are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Jan. 7.

Etrian Mystery Dungeon and Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan are on sale starting 9 a.m. PT on Dec. 21 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Jan. 4.

Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:

New themes this week include:

The Legend of Dark Witch - Blad Theme

The Legend of Dark Witch - Klinsy Theme

The Legend of Dark Witch - Sola Theme

SEGA Hi-Tech Theme

Also new this week:

The Delusions of Von Sottendorff and His Square Mind
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)

The Legend of Dark Witch 2 (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)

Island Flight Simulator (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)

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Lol, if I only had a purple gunship in real life....


Posted by 
 on: 12/17/15, 21:31:36
Zero 4 is the low point of the series in my opinion, but far from being bad. The other Zero games just set a pretty high standard. It's worth checking out if you've already played the other 3 Zero games. Actually, I recommend the whole series.


Posted by 
 on: 12/17/15, 21:49:29
@GameDadGrant

Thanks! I'll most likely download it tonight.


Posted by 
 on: 12/17/15, 21:56:14
Why isn't price drop showing for some games? And why are some listed as Wii U and 3DS with another section dedicated to both?

Oh man, I'm interested in a few of these, but I already have a ton of shit to play with Wii U and now PS4.

I'm gonna get FAST today, but I'm interested in Tengami due to the Wise soundtrack, REALLY interested in finally getting Shantae, and Out Of This World is a game I've had a soft spot for since it blew my mind with the atmosphere when I was a kid. But I understand it's not the SNES version's soundtrack? Bummer. That was a large part of why it was so awesome.


Ok and why does 3DS have themes and Wii U doesn't? Themes are awesome, I want some. C'mon NX, right this wrong.


Posted by 
 on: 12/18/15, 00:57:44
Wow a lot of Curve Digital games are deeply discounted.

Anybody recommend Lone Survivor, Thomas was Alone, or The Swapper?

Stealth Inc and The Fall are also super cheap but I got those.


Posted by 
 on: 12/18/15, 21:05:58
@anon_mastermind

Lone Survivor is one of my favorite games ever. Top 10, maybe. If you play through it once, at the very least you'll enjoy it as a surreal horror game with a cool style. If you really get into it and do a few playthroughs of it and really delve into its secrets, you'll appreciate it even more. Fantastic story.

The Swapper is a really cool puzzle game. Awesome atmosphere, very Alien/Metroid/Dead Space. Interesting story too.

Thomas Was Alone is cool enough to play through. Good writing.


Posted by 
 on: 12/18/15, 22:22:29
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