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Nintendo Download: April 16-22, 2015.
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April 16, 2015, 17:57:13
 
April 16, 2015 – New StreetPass games, a SEGA 3D Classic, Donkey Kong 64, a Super Smash Bros. update, and so much more are new in this week's Nintendo Download! See all of this week's updates at your favorite digital storefront today at noon eastern.

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

StreetPass Mii Plaza on Nintendo 3DS

Battleground Z and Ultimate Angler
– The next evolution of StreetPass Mii Plaza has arrived with new features and two new games! Fight your way through hordes of zombies in Battleground Z, or kick back and reel in a few fish and some legendary monsters on the StreetPass Islands in Ultimate Angler. Buy either game for $4.99 each or both for $7.99, and purchase StreetPass Mii Plaza Upgrade for $4.99 to unlock several new features like StreetPass Birthdays and a Mii character VIP Room.

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS

3D Fantasy Zone II
– First released for the SEGA Master System in 1987 as a sequel to 1986’s Fantasy Zone, 3D Fantasy Zone II W is the fan-favorite scrolling shooter in which players control a sentient spaceship named Opa-Opa to fight surreal invader enemies. The remastered version upgrades all graphics from System E to System 16 optical standards and combines stereoscopic 3D visuals with a host of additional features to provide players with cutting-edge game-play experience with a classic feel. Click here to view a trailer for the game.

DOOORS – When one door closes, DOOORS opens on Nintendo 3DS! In order to escape from the rooms that you have been locked in, you’ll have to solve puzzles and discover secrets in order to open the mysterious doors. Get your brain ready to search the rooms for hidden puzzles, unravel their mysteries and escape through door after door. You’ll have to use wit and intuition to make your escape. Click here to view a trailer for the game.

Virtual Console on Wii U

Donkey Kong 64
– With his mechanical isle stuck off the shores of DK Island, K. Rool kidnaps the Kong family to distract Donkey Kong in this Nintendo 64 classic. It’s up to our furry hero to rescue his friends, reclaim his Golden Bananas and save his homeland from certain doom. Choose from five Kong members as you play solo in a quirky adventure or with friends in competitive battle arenas.

Super Smash Bros. Update

Required Super Smash Bros. Update for Online Play
– A new software update for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS is now available! Users will be required to download this update prior to using the game’s online multiplayer features. After the update, players can also purchase more costumes for their Mii Fighters, including ones inspired by Mega Man X and Proto Man from Capcom’s Mega Man series. Click here for more information about the Mii Fighter costumes.

Nintendo eShop Sales:

Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS

Super Spring Sale!
It’s the last chance to save during the Super Spring Sale! Visit http://www.nintendo.com/eshop/offers to check out great deals and save up to 30 percent off on select games. The Super Spring Sale ends April 20 at 8:59 a.m. PT.

Darts Up and Darts Up 3D from EnjoyUp Games are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on May 14.

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Wii U

Paparazzi
is 40 percent off (reduced from $4.99 to $2.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on April 28.

Lucadian Chronicles DLC is 37 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $4.99) beginning at 9 a.m. PT on April 21 until 8:59 a.m. PT on April 28.

Costume Quest 2 is 33 percent off (reduced from $14.99 to $9.99) beginning at 9 a.m. PT on April 17 until 8:59 a.m. PT on April 24

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS

Castle Conqueror EX, Fairune and Parking Star 3D from Circle Entertainment are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on May 7.

Code of Princess, Etrian Odyssey Untold: Millennium Girl and more from ATLUS are on sale beginning at 9 a.m. PT on April 20 until 8:59 a.m. PT on April 27.

Real Heroes: Firefighter 3D is 50 percent off (reduced from $9.99 to $4.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on April 30.

Activities:

International StreetPass Week


Take your Nintendo 3DS system on a whirlwind tour without leaving your hometown! From April 16 to April 26, collect up to six Mii characters from across Europe, the United States and Canada when you stop by a Nintendo Zone location. U.S. and Canada visitors will even get a special Mii of Reggie Fils-Aime, president of Nintendo of America. Find a Nintendo Zone hotspot near you here.

Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. “Declaration” Tournament

See how your Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. squad stacks up online in Nintendo’s Public Tournaments. Top players earn unique titles that are visible online and earn major bragging rights with their friends and around the world. The new “Declaration” tournament runs through April 20. Opt in via the SpotPass feature for notifications on future tournaments, and click here for more information on multiplayer tournaments. Good luck, agents!

Mega May is Back! – Vote Today

During the entire month of May, Nintendo and Capcom are celebrating our favorite blue bomber, Mega Man, with six game releases on the Virtual Console service for Wii U. The Game Boy Advance versions of Mega Man Zero 2, Mega Man Battle Network 3 Blue, Mega Man Battle Network 3 White, Mega Man Battle Network 4 Red Sun, Mega Man Battle Network 4 Blue Moon and Mega Man & Bass will land on the Nintendo eShop throughout the month. Click here to vote for the first game of Mega May, which will release May 7. Voting is open until 11:59 p.m. PT on April 29.

Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:

New themes this week include:

Yoshi's Springtime Siesta


Permanent Price Reduction:

Nintendo eShop on Wii U

Breezeblox
is reduced to $4.99 (from $9.99) beginning at 9 a.m. PT on April 16.

Also new this week:

Tilelicious: Delicious Tiles
(Nintendo eShop on Wii U)

Pazuru (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)

A-Train 3D: City Simulator (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)

Word Search by POWGI – Full and Demo Versions (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS and Wii U)

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Posted: 04/16/15, 17:57:13  - Edited by 
 on: 04/16/15, 17:57:04    
 
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Definitely getting the new Street Pass games, although I don't carry around my 3DS anymore (maybe this will change that).


Posted by 
 on: 04/16/15, 18:00:21
Looking forward to finally getting to try DK 64. Also, is there ever not an Atlus sale going on the 3DS eShop?


Posted by 
 on: 04/16/15, 18:02:37
I would love to try A-Train 3D, but I'll probably hold off on that for a bit so as not to give myself an even heftier backlog than I've already got.


Posted by 
 on: 04/16/15, 18:05:53
My poor 3DS hasn't been turned on in literally weeks/months. I feel sad about it, but I need to fix by thumb pad that is just a small nub now!


Posted by 
 on: 04/16/15, 18:24:38
I don't know why but I'm really interested in "Yoshi's Springtime Siesta" theme, I mean.... spring, siesta, Yoshi, lots of good things in one theme.


Posted by 
 on: 04/16/15, 18:28:17
@deathly_hallows
Lol, I've been feeling the same way about it. I don't really want to spend money on themes, but that one's calling out to me.


Posted by 
 on: 04/16/15, 18:31:17
Never played DK64. I've got $5 credit from my last digital download promotion. Think I'll give it a shot.


Posted by 
 on: 04/16/15, 21:01:40
Fuck DK64. VC N64 games have been a complete rarity since 2006 and they blow the chance on THAT.

Part of me wants to give it another chance but the rational part knows not to waste my time with a horribly ugly game with awful music and the worst (or second worst) fetch questy gameplay known to man. Such an utter disappointment going from DKC 1 and 2 to THAT.

Bring on Turok 1, Pilot Wings, Goemon 64, Blast Corps, etc, etc.

Ps. I'm joking, but I'm not. I truly dislike DK64 and it was a huge disappointment. I remember how I had to hide my disappointment from myself as a kid.


Posted by 
 on: 04/17/15, 01:51:23  - Edited by 
 on: 04/17/15, 01:54:12
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