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Nintendo Download for September 13, 2012.
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September 13, 2012, 16:26:23
A new Virtual Console game makes its way to the 3DS, along with several other downloadables in this week's Nintendo Download!

eShop Exclusives
Fractured Soul (3D Digital Download - Endgame Studios, $11.99)
Heavy Fire: Special Operations 3D (3D Digital Download - Teyon, $4.99)
Mystical Ninja starring Goemon (3DS Virtual Console - Konami, $2.99)

DSiWare (also available in the eShop)
Bookstore Dream (Circle Entertainment, 200 points/$1.99)

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy (songs cost $0.99 each)
  • The Castle (Final Fantasy VIII)
  • The Battle for Freedom (Final Fantasy XII)
  • Undersea Shrine (Final Fantasy)
  • What Becomes of Us (Final Fantasy: Type-0)

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    Posted: 09/13/12, 16:26:23    
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    Yikes, $12 for Fractured Soul kinda puts it outside of the realm of impulse buy. It does look good, though.

    I've never played a Goemon game before. Well, to my knowledge. Maybe I've played one of those Goemon games that weren't localized as Goemon games?

    Posted by 
     on: 09/13/12, 16:28:39
    Have you seen how much Harmo Knight is going for in Japan, using the usual eshop conversion rates its looking about $20 for you guys. I haven't even looked at it for Europe yet.

    Posted by 
     on: 09/13/12, 16:30:36
    Good thing the eShop has regular sal... nevermind.

    Posted by 
     on: 09/13/12, 16:33:25
    Is that the Game Boy Goemon game? I have the cart and it's not very good.

    Posted by 
     on: 09/13/12, 16:40:08
    Fractured Soul and Mystical Ninja for me!

    Posted by 
     on: 09/13/12, 16:48:00
    Is the Game Boy Goemon unique?

    Why the hell doesn't Konami put Kid Dracula on the service? Or the Castlevania games?

    Speaking of which, where's Bloodlines? Is it some kind of licensing or tech issue?

    Posted by 
     on: 09/13/12, 17:30:05  - Edited by 
     on: 09/13/12, 17:31:43
    Anand said:
    Is the Game Boy Goemon unique?

    Why the hell doesn't Konami put Kid Dracula on the service? Or the Castlevania games?

    Speaking of which, where's Bloodlines? Is it some kind of licensing or tech issue?


    Posted by 
     on: 09/13/12, 18:06:20
    Edit: My post sounded pretty nerd ragey. Sorry! I thought I just read that the GB Goemon was pretty terrible, so it frustrates me when I know they're sitting on mountains of really good games.

    Posted by 
     on: 09/14/12, 17:56:48  - Edited by 
     on: 09/14/12, 18:23:15

    Didn't Castlevania: The Adventure come out? I know it did in Europe at least.

    Posted by 
     on: 09/14/12, 17:59:15

    Some people were looking forward to this game, believe it or not. It's not all about what you want.

    Posted by 
     on: 09/14/12, 18:03:08
    PogueSquadron said:
    Apparently the SNES Goemon is way, way better and that the GB Goemon isn't very good.

    Why on Earth would they release this instead of a GBC game or a better GB game? Really? I guess they just want to give crappier games the spotlight so that they can get some small amount of sales? Who cares, really? Aggggh. Friggin eShop.
    Perfect example of why nobody is apparently EVER satisfied with the VC. I know they release games at a horrid pace sometimes, but even when there is a release, people usually shrug it off unless it's the game they remember so fondly from their childhood. I don't think Nintendo can ever change this perception of the VC, there just aren't a lot of people out there willing to take a chance on older games to discover something they missed.

    So from Nintendo's perspective, yeah, they are financially better off releasing Super Mario Bros. (NES) on the 3DS VC than an obscure 3rd party GB game or even a lesser-known first party game. I'm actually surprised we even got Mole Mania.

    Posted by 
     on: 09/14/12, 18:07:46
    I think a Game Boy entry in a fairly popular series is a reasonable eShop update, even if I wasn't really crazy about the SNES Mystical Ninja.

    Oddly, the next Game Boy game I'm looking forward to is Kirby's Dream Land 2, in the Kirby Collection.

    Posted by 
     on: 09/14/12, 18:16:48
    Sorry to sound so nerd ragey. I thought I just read that this game was pretty terrible, and I want this service to do well, so I get frustrated when I see something like that or Tennis or Urban Champion pop up on there when I know there could be something way better in its place.

    I know Nintendo can't release a good game every week if their goal is to release the entirety of the GB library, but I dunno, I just got grumpy when I read some bad things about this game, because I want there to be really good games on the eShop.

    Edit: Man. Not sure why I'm so snippy today. I need work. Blegh.

    Posted by 
     on: 09/14/12, 18:25:33  - Edited by 
     on: 09/14/12, 19:21:04
    As far as I know... no.

    Posted by 
     on: 09/14/12, 20:03:06
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