Time to head over to the golf course for Minigolf TOUCH! as it makes its first appearance on Nintendo 3DS this week after its intial success with the WiiWare version. Even if you can’t hit a golf ball, it’s a good opportunity to get some practice in and immerse yourself in any number of beautifully exotic locations, playing mini golf in stunning locations all over the world. Players can style their very own Mii to inject a personal touch and fly around the world to take part in international tournaments such as the Asia cup.
Mega Man is also making a return in Mega Man X. A classic character that saw four NES outings on the Wii Virtual Console, Mega Man arrives in Super NES form for the very first time. Mega Man X is set one hundred years after his original Nintendo adventures began and features new robot bosses for you to conquer. This time you take control of a more powerful generation of robot known as X and must face a new challenge in the form of the Reploids.
For fans of the upcoming release of Kid Icarus: Uprising on the Nintendo 3DS, you can now play Pit’s original Game Boy adventure when Kid Icarus Of Myths and Monsters launches on the Nintendo eShop. 2D fighting fans will also enjoy mastering the improved combat system and 17 different samurai warriors in SAMURAI SHODOWN IV: AMAKUSA’S REVENGE, available to download from the Wii Shop Channel.
Check out all the other latest offerings which are available for download this Thursday via Nintendo eShop, Nintendo DSi Shop and the Wii Shop Channel.
Dead or Alive Dimensions Demo: Experience a free demo of the famous fighting franchise DEAD OR ALIVE in full 3D for the first time on Nintendo 3DS. DEAD OR ALIVE Dimensions (DOAD) is a fighting game that can be enjoyed by anyone, no matter their level of ability. Enjoy thrilling combat against computer opponents, take on a friend in a duel and have virtual battles with other players using StreetPass. Available for Free.
Fun! Fun! Minigolf TOUCH!: You can play across as many as 81 holes, from America to Asia and Europe. Take part in the glamour of international golf by earning coins to spend them on flight tickets, trick shot qualifications, luxury equipment and much more. Golfers will be aided by the sophisticated touch controls, making the putting experience more fun and rewarding. Available for £4.50/€5 (UK Only)
Kid Icarus Of Myths and Monsters: Get ready for the launch of Kid Icarus: Uprising on Nintendo 3DS, with this classic, Kid Icarus Of Myths and Monsters, originally created for the Game Boy. Pit returns to face off against the evil forces of the mysterious demon Orcos. The game expands on the original vertical-scrolling action game by bringing a new side-scrolling action-adventure dimension. Available for £2.70/€3 (UK Only)
1001 BlockBusters: Across 1001 levels of excitement, 1001 BlockBusters combines classic gameplay with immersive 3D graphics. You can use the stylus to catch, bounce and break balls through advanced 3D structures in amazing worlds including Fantasy Forest and Ancient Greece. With over a dozen bonuses, 300 kinds of blocks and more than 15 power-ups and power-downs1001 BlockBusters will provide many thrilling hours of fun. Available for £1.80/€2 or 200 Nintendo DSi Points (UK Only)
Successfully Learning Mathematics Year 5: It’s time for pupils to get their thinking caps on as they solve exciting maths problems with the little vampire Freddy. Freddy will help kids to learn maths in a playful way, supporting them along with the way with helpful tips. There’s even a bonus game at the end to encourage practice. To make the game as useful as possible, all the problems are based on the current curriculum for maths. It is available in German, English, Spanish, French, Italian and Turkish. Available for £4.50/€5 (UK Only)
Mega Man X: When Mega Man advanced from NES to Super Nintendo, the big guy made a leap too. 100 years after the original hero’s adventures, Mega Man X features an even greater generation of robot known as X who will join the Maverick Hunter Zero to destroy the dangerous new threat of the reploids. Available for 800 Nintendo Wii Points.
SAMURAI SHODOWN IV: AMAKUSA’S REVENGE: Samurai Shodown IV: Amakusa’s Revenge is the fourth instalment in the Samurai Shodown series that originally launched in 1996. The combat system has been tweaked to enhance the experience, including a vastly altered Rage Explosion System and new more powerful chain combos. There are also multiple endings depending on the time taken to clear the game, encouraging you to improve your skills and speed if you want to see the One True Ending. Available for 900 Nintendo Wii Points.
ANIMA Ark of Sinners Demo: Everything begins and ends in the forgotten city of Ark. While fleeing from their pursuers, Celia and Nemo fall into the depths of the earth to empty metropolis inhabited only by shadows. Explore the huge world of Ark and when things get tricky, control Celia’s multiple combos and special attacks in this fascinating RPG saga. Available for free.