June 15 – ARMS, Cave Story+, and more! See all of this week's updates on your favorite eShop today at noon eastern.
Nintendo of America said:
This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
ARMS – Fighting superstars from around the world share one thing in common: extendable arms! Fight as never before: equip each arm of each fighter with a super-powered weapon to create a slew of unprecedented combinations. Then use simple motion or button controls to dish out highly strategic beatdowns in 1-on-1 or even 2-on-2 battles! The ARMS game will be available on June 16. (Additional accessories required for multiplayer mode. Sold separately.)
Cave Story+ – A young boy wakes up in a cave with no memory of who he is or how he got there. Join him in an action-packed adventure of thrills and discovery: Cave Story+, the definitive edition of the classic game, will be available on the Nintendo Switch console on June 20.
MIGHTY GUNVOLT BURST – Rather than make a direct sequel to its bite-sized 2D action game Mighty Gunvolt from 2014, Inti Creates has made the next installment in the Mighty Gunvolt series. MIGHTY GUNVOLT BURST is a new full-sized game that features characters from multiple universes, with Gunvolt (Azure Striker Gunvolt) and Beck (Mighty No. 9) taking the stage once again.
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
Runbow Pocket – Runbow Pocket is a fast, frantic game in which you can conquer more than 145 levels. The world changes with each swipe of color, so you’ll have to stay on your toes as platforms and obstacles disappear. Runbow Pocket will be available on June 20.
Nintendo eShop sales:
Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS
Save up to 50 percent on select digital games! Celebrate Nintendo at E3 2017 with savings on select digital titles in fan-favorite franchises, including Super Mario, The Legend of Zelda, Metroid and more. Sale runs until June 20 at 8:59 a.m. PT.. Visit https://e3.nintendo.com/sale for more information.
Great deals this week! Check out the full list of deals on Nintendo 3DS and Wii U available this week at http://www.nintendo.com/games/sales-and-deals.
My Nintendo Daily Poll – Make your voice heard and earn a chance to win great Nintendo prizes!
Attention My Nintendo members! When you vote in the daily poll at e3.nintendo.com, you’ll be entered in the My Nintendo Sweepstakes for a chance to win a Nintendo Switch system, games and more. You can also earn 50 My Nintendo Platinum Points each day you vote. Note: You must be a My Nintendo member to be eligible. Good luck!NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Open to My Nintendo members who are legal residents of the US (incl. DC) and Canada (excluding Quebec), 13 years or older. Promotion begins at 5:30 p.m. PT on June 13 and ends at 9:59 a.m. PT on June 16. To enter, participate in poll as stated in Official Rules. Thirteen winners will each receive one prize package (ARV US $115.00–419.97). For Official Rules, visit https://e3.nintendo.com/my-nintendo-sweepstakes/#rules. Sponsor: Nintendo of America Inc.
To celebrate ARMS for Nintendo Switch, My Nintendo is offering ARMS wallpapers featuring all ten fighters!
Wallpaper - ARMS - All-Stars 1
Wallpaper - ARMS - All-Stars 2
To receive, simply redeem the required My Nintendo points. The wallpapers are available … now!
Also new this week:
ACA NEOGEO SENGOKU (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)
Miitopia – Demo Version (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
River City: Knights of Justice (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS) – Available June 20
I am an air traffic controller AIRPORT HERO OSAKA-KIX (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
Mutant Alien Moles of the Dead (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
BAAAAAHHH! I caved and ordered a copy of ARMS earlier this week, along with a copy of Binding of Isaac Afterbirth + and some other crap, but the place I ordered from screwed up and instead of sending it with the local postal service they handed my parcels (because they both divided the order into two and made me wait for both to be shipped at the same time, because of course they did) to a courier that only delivers to my location on wednesdays despite driving through here daily. So instead of the regular 24 hour delivery/release day delivery I get a-week-and-a-half long delivery. I was actually looking forward to playing ARMS tonight and everything. First world problems, but a frustrating end to a crap week that desperately needed some good entertainment.
Guess I might give Mighty Gunvolt Burst a shot tonight.
In other news: Mighty Gunvolt Burst is pretty good so far. The upgrade system is neat, and the stage designs are cool. It feels close enough to Mega Man that I kind of enjoy the game by default, but it's also close enough to Mega Man that I get extra critical about the stuff that differs from the blue bomber.