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Nintendo Download: July 23-29, 2015.
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July 23, 2015, 16:38:38
July 23, 2015 – Another 3D Classic hits the 3DS, The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth (finally) arrives on Nintendo consoles, and more games arrive in this week's Nintendo Download! Be sure to check out all of this week's updates today at noon eastern on your favorite digital storefront.

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

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS

3D Streets of Rage 2
– The sequel to the original rumbler is back and re-mastered in 3D. Slam the asphalt with bigger, better and totally devastating attacks. Use secret weapons to bash your way through gangs of bikers to rescue your friend and defeat Mr. X.

Nintendo eShop on Wii U and New Nintendo 3DS XL

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth
– Rebirth is a remake and expansion of The Binding of Isaac – now with new playable characters, enemies and bosses, and more than 110 new items. Available on both Wii U and New Nintendo 3DS XL, this totally retooled and greatly expanded version of the game also features new graphics rendered in a semi-16-bit style.

Virtual Console on Wii U

DK Jungle Climber
– King K. Rool is up to no good again, and it’s up to Donkey Kong to swing into action. This Nintendo DS platformer uses a simple control scheme that makes the game fun and easy to play – players of all skill levels can swing and climb to new heights.

Nintendo eShop Sales:

Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS

Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse
(Wii U and Nintendo 3DS) and Mighty Switch Force! 2 (Wii U and Nintendo 3DS) from Wayforward are on sale beginning at 9 a.m. PT on July 26 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 2.

Nintendo eShop on Wii U

is 50 percent off (reduced from $1.99 to $0.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 6.​

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker
is 20 percent off (reduced from $49.99 to $39.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on July 27.

Real Heroes: Firefighter 3D is 50 percent off (reduced from $9.99 to $4.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 6.

Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:

New themes this week include:

​Etrian Odyssey Untold 2 : Café Theme

Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX

BOXBOY! : Qbby & Friends by Starlight

Also new this week:

Dragon Fantasy: The Volumes of Westeria
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS and Wii U)

Canvaleon (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)

Legend of Kay Anniversary (Nintendo eShop on Wii U) – Available July 28

The Quiet Collection (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)

Epic Word Search Collection (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)

Fantasy Pirates (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)

I Love My Cats (Nintendo eShop for Nintendo 3DS)

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Posted: 07/23/15, 16:38:38    
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Streets of Rage 2 and Binding of Issac?

Good week is good.

Posted by 
 on: 07/23/15, 17:35:50
Real Heroes: Firefighter 3D is 50 percent off

Nice. This game looks dope.

Posted by 
 on: 07/23/15, 17:40:34
How is DK Jungle Climber? And does playing DS stuff on the Wii U work okay between the two screens, or is it disorienting?

Last but not least, where is Advance Wars 2?

Posted by 
 on: 07/23/15, 18:06:49
I really like Jungle Climber. But I would imagine that it would be disorienting on the Wii U.

Posted by 
 on: 07/23/15, 18:33:21  - Edited by 
 on: 07/23/15, 18:33:41
I'm raging on the streets so hard right now. I hope M2 never stops making these!

Posted by 
 on: 07/23/15, 18:41:25
@TriforceBun DK Jungle Climber has a bit of a learning curve and can occasionally be somewhat frustrating, but I remember it mostly being pretty fun once you get the hang of it. I've heard good things about Wii U's DS emulation options, but if you're worried about that I'm pretty sure the game's GBA predecessor, King of Swing, is also available on Wii U. But I've never played that one and don't know what the differences are.

Posted by 
 on: 07/23/15, 18:54:07  - Edited by 
 on: 07/23/15, 18:55:04
It's not a dual-screen action game, for one. Most people think that Jungle Climber was a positive evolution of King of Swing, but King of Swing might be the better pick on Wii U.

Posted by 
 on: 07/23/15, 20:52:03
Did they also release Streets of Rage or did they just jump to the sequel?

Posted by 
 on: 07/23/15, 22:33:15
The original is out there too.

Posted by 
 on: 07/23/15, 22:34:48
If you guys haven't played Binding of Isaac yet, you really need to check it out.

Posted by 
 on: 07/23/15, 23:05:56
Our friend TVandLust also had some good words for The Quiet Collection. They're old-school adventure games. Solve puzzles and stuff.

Posted by 
 on: 07/23/15, 23:22:23
The DS emulation on Wii U is really amazing, I wouldn't hesitate for a millisecond on playing any DS game (if it was something I wanted to play, a category which Jungle Climber does not fall into). I really wish Nintendo would just dump the whole library on there, they'd make like $200 off of me the first day.

Posted by 
 on: 07/24/15, 03:22:57  - Edited by 
 on: 07/24/15, 03:24:09
Anyone check out Isaac on 3DS yet? I want to buy it but it apparently has some issues. A patch has already been submitted to Nintendo to fix some of them, fortunately.

Posted by 
 on: 07/24/15, 11:06:49
Psst, guys. You should get Isaac!

Posted by 
 on: 07/24/15, 17:21:15

Like Guillaume alluded to on Twitter, Nicalis isn't very good about patching their games, even when the fix is coming in "a few days." I'd wait until it's fixed for sure.

Posted by 
 on: 07/24/15, 19:13:10
Yeah, this is kinda what I'm conflicted about. I think the core gameplay of the titles would be fun, but I'm not sure how much the Wii U split would interfere with Jungle Climber's gameplay.

Posted by 
 on: 07/24/15, 19:17:08
@TriforceBun You can play DS games with both the top and bottom screen on a single display (TV or Gamepad).

I think this guy is playing off his TV. Looks fine to me.

Posted by 
 on: 07/24/15, 20:17:43  - Edited by 
 on: 07/24/15, 20:18:12
What the heck! why isn't anyone talking about Dragon Fantasy?!

It's EXACTLY based on what it sounds like: Dragon Warrior + Final Fantasy.

Posted by 
 on: 08/06/15, 01:24:29

Guillaume is talking about it on Twitter. Sounds rather underwhelmed.

Posted by 
 on: 08/06/15, 02:03:05

Aw, really? Bummmerrrrrr! What are the main dumpy points? Does it play like...a game made by somebody on Kickstarter?

Posted by 
 on: 08/06/15, 02:31:55
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