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Nintendo Download: October 29-November 4.
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October 29, 2015, 15:30:30
 
October 29, 2015 – Happy Halloween! Enjoy a weekend of Tri Force Heroes, a couple of freakishly fun new eShop games, some scary good savings on older titles, and more! I know that you're dying to see more updates, so head on over to your favorite digital storefront at noon eastern today to see everything this week's Nintendo Download has to offer.

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

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS

Free Demo for The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes
– Get the free demo and team up with two friends* to tackle a tricky dungeon via local play anytime! Heroes will just need their own Nintendo 3DS system, along with their own demo. (Other modes, such as single-player and Download Play won’t be available.) You’ll even get to try out three costumes: Hero’s Tunic, Kokiri Clothes and Legendary Dress. You can also try online co-op play (with three different dungeons!) at the specific times below:

Oct. 30: 3-5 p.m. PT

Oct. 31: 3-5 p.m. PT

Nov. 1: 3-5 p.m. PT

To learn more about The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes, visit the game’s website. And to try it for yourself, visit the Nintendo eShop to download the free demo.

Nintendo eShop on Wii U

Human Resource Machine
– The newest game from the designer of the World of Goo game and the team behind the Little Inferno game, Human Resource Machine is a puzzle game for nerds! In each level, your boss gives you a job and you must automate it by programming your little office worker. Don’t worry if you’ve never programmed before – everyone can have fun with this game.

Octodad: Dadliest Catch – Octodad: Dadliest Catch is a game about destruction, deception and fatherhood. The player controls Octodad, a dapper octopus masquerading as a human, as he goes about his life. Octodad’s existence is a constant struggle, as he must master mundane tasks with his unwieldy boneless tentacles while simultaneously keeping his cephalopodan nature a secret from his human family.

Virtual Console on Wii U

Harvest Moon: More Friends of Mineral Town
– Take on the role of a city girl looking for her slice of country heaven on earth. Plant and harvest crops, raise farm animals, marry the partner of your dreams and start a family! Take over the reins of life and create your own pastoral adventure!

Nintendo eShop sales:

Nintendo eShop on Wii U

Resident Evil Revelations
is 75 percent off (reduced from $39.99 to $9.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 2.

Canvaleon is more than 50 percent off (reduced from $13.95 to $6.95) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 5.

Shapes of Gray is more than 25 percent off (reduced from $6.99 to $4.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 5.

Swords & Soldiers II is 20 percent off (reduced from $19.99 to $15.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 5.

Rock ’N Racing Off Road DX is more than 35 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $4.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 26

The Letter is 75 percent off (reduced from $1.99 to $.49) starting at 9 a.m. PT on Oct. 31 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 2.

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS

Resident Evil Revelations
and Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D from Capcom are 75 percent off (reduced from $19.99 to $4.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 2.

Code of Princess is more than 65 percent off (reduced from $29.99 to $9.99) starting at 9 a.m. PT on Nov. 2 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 16.

Urban Trial Freestyle is 60 percent off (reduced from $4.99 to $1.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 12.

Aqua Moto Racing 3D is 50 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $3.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 5.

Activities:

Super Spooky StreetPass Weekend
– Skip the tricks this Halloween and head straight to the treats with National StreetPass Weekend. Stop by any of the more than 29,000 Nintendo Zone hotspots across North America with your StreetPass-enabled Nintendo 3DS system from Oct. 30 through Nov. 1 – you could get up to six StreetPass tags! Collect more Mii characters to help you battle ghouls and ghosts in Monster Manor and Battleground Z, or pick up enemy tokens for StreetSmash in the Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS game. If you’re playing the Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer game, you might even run into Filly, a special character who is currently only available from Nintendo Zone. And that’s not all! To celebrate the launch of the YO-KAI WATCH game on Nov. 6, a spooky new YO-KAI WATCH panel is coming to the Puzzle Swap game in StreetPass Mii Plaza! So when you’re out and about over the Halloween weekend, be sure to take your Nintendo 3DS system with you – you never know who you might find with the StreetPass feature! Find a hotspot near you here: http://www.nintendo.com/3ds/nintendozone

The Nintendo Holiday Gift Guide – The Nintendo Holiday Gift Guide has arrived! Check it out for the top games from your favorite characters like Mario and Yoshi. Plus, you can browse through fun categories like “Battle” and “Grab a Friend.” Feeling inspired? You can easily make your own Wish List to share with your friends and family. For even more ideas, you’ll also find out which games fans on Miiverse told us would be at the top of their Wish Lists this year. Check out the Holiday Gift Guide by visiting http://happyholidays.nintendo.com/.

Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:

New themes this week include:

Ashley’s Halloween

Also new this week:

PictoParty
(Nintendo eShop on Wii U)

Barbie and Her Sisters Puppy Rescue (Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS) – Available Nov. 3

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Posted: 10/29/15, 15:30:30    
 
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Human Resource Machine review will be up later today. Short version is... I love it. But it's VERY programmer-ey, so I don't know how much non-programmers will like it.


Posted by 
 on: 10/29/15, 16:11:29
@Zero

So as someone that used to be a programmer and is now a quasi-web designer, I should love it, right? Looks to be up my alley anyway...


Posted by 
 on: 10/29/15, 16:53:59
Ooh, more demo times for Tri Force Heroes. I'll probably try it out since I don't have the game yet.


Posted by 
 on: 10/29/15, 23:05:05
Oh god The Letter is 49 cents. Almost tempted to buy it to try out one of the worst games ever made.


Posted by 
 on: 10/29/15, 23:26:46
@Zero

Do it! Skip out on your weekly gumball and join the "fun"!

I played my sister-in-law's copy. I mean, I don't want to rag on the guy too much since he seems like a pretty earnest dev, but it got pretty tedious after the first couple minutes.


Posted by 
 on: 10/29/15, 23:53:02
@Zero

I think you'll like it -- just a hunch. 49 cents, wheres the risk? You can find that on the floor of a supermarket, or order a hamburger instead of a cheeseburger, twice.


Posted by 
 on: 10/29/15, 23:53:45
@TriforceBun Isn't the entire game only like 20 minutes long? And like 5 minutes long if you find stuff fast?


Posted by 
 on: 10/30/15, 01:33:43
@Mr_Mustache

To paraphrase Mr Burns, I'd be happier *with* the 49 cents.


Posted by 
 on: 10/30/15, 01:45:19
Man I paid $40 each for RE Mercenaries and Revelations back in the day, now they're $10 for both! Good deal, excellent 3DS games.


Posted by 
 on: 10/30/15, 03:20:18
I just reviewed Human Resource Machine.

Again, short version is... I loved it, but it involves a lot of programming logic and math and such so it might not be for everyone. Still recommend trying it out for yourself and seeing if you like it.


Posted by 
 on: 10/30/15, 03:52:54
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