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October 16, 2014, 16:41
October 16, 2014 There's a lot going this week. A slew of indies hits the Wii U and 3DS eShops today, as well as a Virtual Console game for both the Wii U and 3DS. Be sure to check out all of this week's updates at noon eastern on your favorite digital storefront.

Wii U

eShop Games

  • Ballpoint Universe: Infinite Arachnid Games
  • Chests 'O Booty Wildmane Studios, $1.99
  • Lone Survivor: Director's Cut Curve Digital
  • Paper Monsters Recut Mobot Studios, $7.99
  • Ping 1.5+ Nami Tentou Mushi, $4.99

    Virtual Console

  • Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance (Game Boy Advance) Konami, $7.99


  • Master Reboot $6.99 (RRP $14.99) through October 22
  • Shut the Box $0.69 (RRP $0.99) through November 13
  • Squids Odyssey more than 60% off through October 30
  • SteamWorld Dig more than 30% off through October 30
  • TNT Racers - Nitro Machines Edition $4.99 (RRP $7.99) through October 30
  • Trine 2: Director's Cut $9.99 (RRP $19.99) through November 3


    eShop Games

  • The Legend of Dark Witch Circle Entertainment, $3.99
  • Pyramids 2 Enjoy Gaming, $4.99

    Virtual Console

  • Harvest Moon 2 (Game Boy Color) Natsume, $4.99


  • ATLUS Games Sale select ATLUS games, including both Etrian Odyssey games, will be on sale October 20-November 3
  • Snow Moto Racing 3D $5.99 (RRP $7.99) through November 27
  • Squids Odyssey more than 60% off through October 30
  • SteamWorld Dig more than 30% off through October 30
  • UFO Interactive Games Saleselect UFO Interactive games, including Johnny Impossible and Samurai Sword Destiny, are on sale October 17-November 3

    Coming Soon

  • Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow Wii U Virtual Console (Game Boy Advance), coming October 23
  • Bayonetta 2 Wii U retail, coming October 24
  • Demon's Crest Wii U Virtual Console (Super Nintendo), coming October 30
  • Gargoyle's Quest II: The Demon Darkness Wii U & 3DS Virtual Console (NES), coming October 30
  • Kirby: Nightmare in Dreamland Wii U Virtual Console (Game Boy Advance), coming October 30

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  • 10/16/14, 16:41   Edited:  10/16/14, 16:41
    Why not sign up for a (free) account?
    Demon's Crest coming in two weeks? Well, there's another game to add to my wishlist and ignore until I stop playing Smash during most of my free time. Should be about January or so...

    Also, I think ATLUS can stop announcing their sales, since it's basically a given every week...

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     on: 10/16/14, 16:57   Edited:  10/16/14, 16:58
    Ah, Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance. I really like that game. I know it's seen as one of the worse games in the series, but I like it.

    Juste Belmont kind of looks like a mix of Alucard from Symphony of the Night and Dante from the PS2 Devil May Cry games. My friends and I always referred to him as "Dantecard."

    Posted by 
     on: 10/16/14, 17:21
    There's Hyrule Warriors DLC today too, right? Both a free package and a paid one?

    Posted by 
     on: 10/16/14, 17:33

    I'm not sure about the paid one but there should be the free stuff. I really have not kept up to date with the release schedule.

    Posted by 
     on: 10/16/14, 17:49
    Definitely getting that chests and booty game. Finally some mature content coming to Wii U.

    Posted by 
     on: 10/16/14, 18:05
    Here my 3 year old Review of Castlevania: Harmony of Dissonance in case anyone is on the fence.

    I know someone who is going to be very happy with the release of Demon's Crest and Gargoyle's Quest II. I'm not going to name any names @Guillaume. I'm sure you can figure out who he is if you listen to RFN

    Posted by 
     on: 10/16/14, 18:36   Edited:  10/16/14, 18:38
    Excellent eShop week here. Paper Monsters Recut and Ping 1.5+ are both supposed to be pretty good, and obviously Lone Survivor is fantastic. If nothing else, give that one a shot--though I'm curious what people here think of the other two as well. I might have to check them out (despite not currently technically having a Wii U to play them on)...

    Posted by 
     on: 10/16/14, 18:54
    What's the price for SteamWorld Dig on Wii U? Is it more than the 3DS version?

    Posted by 
     on: 10/16/14, 21:24
    I really like seeing all of these Castlevania games hit the Virtual Console again, but why hasn't or why won't Konami release Castlevania: Symphony of the Night on a Nintendo console? They put it on Xbox, and Sega Saturn, and even Tiger, but no love for Nintendo. I have heard such wonderful things about this game, and its soundtrack, and would really like the chance to play it. It just seems odd that it hasn't made it to Nintendo yet.

    Posted by 
     on: 10/18/14, 21:08
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