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Nintendo Download: July 27-August 2, 2017
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July 27, 2017, 16:15:17
 
July 27, 2017 – Miitopia, Hey! PIKMIN, Overcooked: Special Edition, Namco Museum, and more! See all of this week's updates today at noon eastern on your favorite eShop.

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

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS

Miitopia
– Since the dawn of ever, warriors have banded together to fight evil. Now … Mii characters based on your favorite people must unite to do turn-based battle and save Miitopia! Cast them in roles across the kingdom, manage friendships and give them jobs with distinct stats, abilities, gear and custom looks. The Miitopia game will be available on July 28.

Hey! PIKMIN – Captain Olimar has crashed on an unknown planet inhabited by Pikmin. Get a new perspective on his adorably fierce partners as you fight to fuel his ship in his first 2D platformer. Hey! PIKMIN is also the first Pikmin game for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. The 2D game will be available on July 28.

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch

Overcooked: Special Edition
– Working as a team, you and up to four* fellow chefs must prepare, cook and serve up a variety of tasty orders before the paying customers storm out in a huff. Overcooked: Special Edition features all the exhilarating (and enraging) kitchens from the main game, as well as both expansions, “The Lost Morsel” and “Festive Seasoning.” Sharpen your knives and dust off your chef’s whites – there isn’t mushroom for error, and the steaks are high in these crazy kitchens!

NAMCO MUSEUM – Play some of the most popular Namco games, anytime, anywhere! Enjoy classics such as PAC-MAN™, GALAGA™, SPLATTERHOUSE™ and TOWER OF DRUAGA™, or play games including ROLLING THUNDER™, SKYKID™ or TANK FORCE™ with friends and family.

Nintendo eShop sales:

Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS


Great deals this week! Check out the full list of deals on Nintendo 3DS and Wii U available this week at http://www.nintendo.com/games/sales-and-deals.

Activities:

My Nintendo Rewards
– The New Nintendo 2DS XL system will be available on July 28. To celebrate the new hardware release, My Nintendo is offering rewards to help fill any system in the Nintendo 3DS family with fun new experiences. For the artists among you – and for people who just like to doodle from time to time – we have Swapdoodle rewards.** We’re also offering two sets of My Nintendo exclusive DLC, each containing three new stationery designs. You can get them by redeeming some of your Platinum Points.

Nikki’s Friend Theme

Swapdoodle DLC: Nikki’s Simply Adorable Animals

Swapdoodle DLC: Super Mario Basic Lessons

Swapdoodle DLC: Wind Waker


The following DLC is exclusive to My Nintendo, so don’t miss your chance!

Swapdoodle DLC: Stationery Set A

Swapdoodle DLC: Stationery Set B


For more info, please visit my.nintendo.com.

Also new this week:

Ultra Hyperball (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available July 28

NAMCO MUSEUM (PAC-MAN VS. Free Multiplayer-only Ver.) (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Free Download

Qbics Paint (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

ACA NEOGEO SUPER SIDEKICKS (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)

Kid Tripp (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)

SWIPE (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)

Cubeshift (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)

VICTORY RUN (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)

Air Zonk (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)

Ninja Spirit (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)

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Posted: 07/27/17, 16:15:17    
 
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Wait, they want us to $30 for Namco Museum, where the only game that's at all unique/rare is Pac-Man Vs, but they're giving away the multiplayer mode of Pac-Man Vs for free? Am I confused?


Posted by 
 on: 07/27/17, 19:06:33
@cooliocuneo
And there's still no retail version of Namco Museum, is there? Despite them using a cover art pic to promote the game? Everything is confusing.

Anyone play Overcooked? Thinking about getting it for some multiplayer chaos with the nephew.


Posted by 
 on: 07/27/17, 19:40:39
NEW 2DS XL tomorrow!!! I'm all in on this. Anyone else picking up this (kinda strange) new (old?) hardware?

@cooliocuneo

You just confused me, haha. Anyone got insight on this?


Posted by 
 on: 07/27/17, 20:29:28
@cooliocuneo @GameDadGrant
I read somewhere that Pac-Man Vs. can be played multiplayer with only one copy of the game, a la Download Play multiplayer on DS/3DS. I'm guessing one person buys Namco Museum and the others download "NAMCO MUSEUM (PAC-MAN VS. Free Multiplayer-only Ver.)" from the eShop so they can join in on the fun.


Posted by 
 on: 07/27/17, 21:00:55  - Edited by 
 on: 07/27/17, 21:01:22
@GameDadGrant Sorry, my confusion is viral!

@nate38 Yep, just read the same thing. Only one person needs a copy of the game, the others download the multiplayer "app". Two Switches are required for up to 4 players (one Pac-Man, 3 ghosts).


Posted by 
 on: 07/27/17, 22:01:30
@nate38

Nice, thanks for the info! Now, follow-up question: where/when can I download this? I can't find it on the eShop.


Posted by 
 on: 07/27/17, 22:10:36
@GameDadGrant I think it releases Friday (tomorrow).


Posted by 
 on: 07/27/17, 23:38:14
@Mop it up

Oh. I wonder if it'll get a midnight release? I guess I'll play the "Waiting Game" until then.

Thanks very much!


Posted by 
 on: 07/27/17, 23:46:28
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