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Nintendo Download: October 8-14, 2015.
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October 08, 2015, 16:12:58
 
October 8, 2015 – Chibi-Robo gets charged up, Sonic speeds into a 3D sequel, Pocky & Rocky find a buddy, and more in this week's Nintendo Download! See all of this week's updates at noon eastern by visiting your favorite digital storefront.

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

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS

Chibi-Robo! Zip Lash
– Our tiny hero, Chibi-Robo, is geared up to save the world’s resources from invading aliens in his own HUGE platformer! Whip and swing Chibi-Robo’s powerful plug and cord to grapple and zip through tricky, trap-ridden corridors.

3D Sonic the Hedgehog 2 – Classic game Sonic the Hedgehog 2 is here … and in 3D! Sonic is ready to save the day, and this time he’s got help from his friend Tails. But don’t forget to take some time off from saving the world to play against your friends in two-player “VS” and “CO-OP” modes using Nintendo 3DS local play.

The Legend of Legacy – A mysterious island emerges, prompting adventurers to head toward it in hopes of obtaining glory and treasure. Join the seven characters in The Legend of Legacy and unravel the mystery of Avalon’s past. The Legend of Legacy will be available on Oct. 13.

Virtual Console on Wii U

Pocky & Rocky with Becky
– It’s up to Pocky, Rocky the Raccoon and Becky to set out on a fantastical and dangerous journey to seal the Hydra Dragon once more. Choose one of three selectable characters in this Game Boy Advance adventure, and collect magical items and a variety of power-ups that enhance each character’s unique spells and abilities.

Nintendo eShop sales:

Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS


Buy or own Runbow on Wii U and save 30 percent on select Nintendo 3DS and Wii U games in the Nintendo eShop until 8:59 a.m. PT on Oct 22.

Nintendo eShop on Wii U

Explody Bomb
up to 50 percent off (reduced from $1.99 to $1) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Oct. 29.

Little Inferno is up to 50 percent off (reduced from $9.99 to $4.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Oct. 15

KEYTARI: 8-bit Music Maker is more than 30 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $4.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Oct. 30.

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS

Funfair Party Games, Jewel Match 3
and more games from JoinDots are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Oct. 22.

Cooking Mama 5: Bon Appétit and Gardening Mama 2: Forest Friends from Majesco are on sale starting at 9 a.m. PT on Oct. 12 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Oct. 19.

Darts Up 3D, Soccer Up 3D and more games from EnjoyUp are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 5.

Retro City Rampage: DX is 40 percent off (reduced from $9.99 to $5.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Oct. 22.

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Overclocked is more than 60 percent off (reduced from $29.99 to $9.99) starting at 9 a.m. PT on Oct. 12 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Oct. 26.

escapeVektor is up to 50 percent off (reduced from $6.99 to $3.49) starting at 9 a.m. PT on Oct. 10 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Oct. 24.

Real Heroes Firefighter 3D is up to 50 percent off (reduced from $9.99 to $4.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Oct. 29.

Zombie Panic in Wonderland DX is more than 30 percent off (reduced from $8 to $4.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 8.

Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:

New themes this week include:

SEGA Game Gear Theme

SEGA Genesis Theme

Chibi-Robo & Friends

Also new this week:

RACE THE SUN
(Nintendo eShop on Wii U)

Whispering Willows (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)

Perpetual Blast (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)

Goosebumps: The Game (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS) – Available Oct. 13

The Smurfs (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS) – Available Oct. 13

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Posted: 10/08/15, 16:12:58    
 
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I was thinking of getting Retro City Rampage: DX, maybe now is the time.

Oh... Race the Sun released! A buddy of mine made that (well, his team did.) It's pretty fun, kind of like if Star Fox was a racing game and also a runner game.


Posted by 
 on: 10/08/15, 16:15:25  - Edited by 
 on: 10/08/15, 16:16:34
I'm kinda curious about Pocky & Rocky with Becky, but I kinda wish we got the original or its sequel on the SNES. Anyone played the GBA one?


Posted by 
 on: 10/08/15, 16:50:57
Probably wait for a sale to pick up 3D Sonic 2.


Posted by 
 on: 10/08/15, 17:44:10
Got my eye on 3D Sonic 2. Can't wait for Legend of Legacy - I'm getting the physical retail version though. I like all the cool extras they threw in there.


Posted by 
 on: 10/08/15, 21:18:27
Bout to play my broken record:

"So I guess Metroid Zero Mission is just never going to come out in NA."


Posted by 
 on: 10/08/15, 23:47:54
@GameDadGrant

I'm been itching to play The Legend of Legacy after playing the demo. I put about 5 hours into it and I really enjoyed what it had to offer. Filmia practically sold me on the game through his dialogue alone. Anyway, I'm waiting for the physical release, too.


Posted by 
 on: 10/08/15, 23:56:48
Anyone know anything about that KEYTARI thing? I never heard of it before, but it sounds interesting...

Oh yeah, I've still gotta grab that Legend of Legacy demo.


Posted by 
 on: 10/09/15, 00:02:19
I heartily recommend trying out Whispering Willows. Very interesting and moody sorta horror-ish game.


Posted by 
 on: 10/09/15, 05:18:55
Who is gonna grab Chibi-Robo: Zip Lash? I'm getting the physical copy so I get the amiibo with it. Any other takers?


Posted by 
 on: 10/09/15, 18:47:01
@GameDadGrant

My copy comes tomorrow.


Posted by 
 on: 10/09/15, 19:39:02
@chrisbg99

Nice! Y'know...Gui threatened to end the "Radio Free Nintendo" podcast if that game doesn't sell enough copies. We can at least say we did our part to prevent that from happening...!


Posted by 
 on: 10/09/15, 23:28:28
@GameDadGrant

The demo I played a few months ago was fun, so I'll buy it eventually. The controls felt great and trying to find real world snacks and other in-game collectibles added some substantial enjoyment to the levels I explored.


Posted by 
 on: 10/09/15, 23:46:13
Would it kill them to release Zero Mission on VC? I mean, would Reggie break out in hives or something?


Posted by 
 on: 10/10/15, 01:41:22
@Mop it up
If you're just looking for a music sequencer, I'd pick up Rytmik Rock. It's a crazy value.

@GameDadGrant
Mine arrived in the mail. $15 back from Dell was too good to pass up. (Actually, if I seen the deal in time, I could've gotten $35 back... ON A $30 game. But they fixed the error. I DID get $35 off of Triforce Heroes, though. Score!)


Posted by 
 on: 10/10/15, 18:41:45
@Anand

What is this? You're ordering Nintendo games...through Dell?

The computer company?


Posted by 
 on: 10/11/15, 03:19:18
@GameDadGrant
I just go where cheapassgamer tells me to, dawg.


Posted by 
 on: 10/11/15, 17:51:30
Grabbed Zip Lash, so I did my part. I may even play it!


Posted by 
 on: 10/11/15, 18:26:28
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