December 31, 2015 – Happy New Year! Enjoy the last scraps of 2015 in this week's Nintendo Download! See all of this week's updates today at noon eastern by visiting your favorite digital storefront.
Nintendo of America said:
This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
Virtual Console on Wii U
1080 Snowboarding – Get ready to experience one of the first realistic snowboarding games ever created! In this Nintendo 64 classic, select from five characters, each with his or her own attributes and special tricks. Pick a snowboard that best suits your rider, and then head down the mountain and feel the sensation of speed that’ll make you forget all about the cold.
Nintendo eShop sales:
Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS
Puzzler World 2013 (Nintendo 3DS), Atlantic Quest (Nintendo 3DS) and more from Maximum Games are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Feb. 1.
Nintendo eShop on Wii U
Runbow is 25 percent off (reduced from $14.99 to $11.25) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Jan. 14.
Santa Factory is more than 65 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $2.49) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Jan. 6
Blocky Bot and Paper Monsters Recut are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Jan. 21.
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
Nano Assault EX is 25 percent off (reduced from $9.99 to $7.49) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Jan. 21.
Real Heroes Firefighter 3D is 50 percent off (reduced from $9.99 to $4.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Jan. 14.
Castle Conqueror Defender, Demon King Box and more games from Circle Entertainment are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Jan. 21.
Disney Frozen: Olaf’s Quest, Big Hero 6: Battle in the Bay and more games from GameMill Entertainment are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Feb. 8.
Tips for your new Nintendo system: Did you get a new Nintendo system for the holidays? Make sure to get the most of your new system by playing games featuring your favorite Nintendo characters. Check out our top tips for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS!
Play as Molly the maggot as she begins her life of decayed flesh munching. WARNING: A maggot life is a hard life. See how hard maggots have it as you defend yourself against other flesh eaters and corpses who fight back.
Enjoy and explore an anatomy-based map in story mode or try to make it through extra mode with randomly spawning exits. Both stages can be played in hard or, if you dare, extreme mode.
I think we have the real GOTY right here, and just in time too!
It's really just okay. Not terrible. Not brilliant. Not bad, not great. Just...okay.
That said, it does have the same kind of controls and "feel" of the N64 predecessor. More tracks and stuff to unlock. The courses are rather short though, at least until the end of the game. The clear highlight of the game are the avalanches, though those are far and few between. If you can find it for cheap, I say it's worth checking out. Just don't expect to be blown away by it.