What’s new on the Nintendo eShop this week? Check out all the latest offerings which are available for download today via Nintendo eShop, Nintendo DSi Shop and the Wii U Shop Channel below
Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate Demo: Take up arms and venture into a world of spectacular surroundings and challenging monsters in Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. With all-new monsters, equipment and weapons and over 200 action-packed quests to tackle, Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate is the most expansive game in the series to date. In this action RPG, take more than just satisfaction from your hard-fought victories: carve conquered monsters to gain their bones, horns, hides and more, then have them fashioned into weapons and armour to steel you for the even tougher battles ahead. It is the hunter’s way. This is a free demo for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS.
Trine 2: Director’s Cut Demo: Trine 2: Director’s Cut is more than just your average side-scrolling platform game. Combining mind-bending puzzles with thrilling combat action, the gameplay offers a challenge that’s sure to appeal to everyone. Explore fantastical locations displayed in superb high-definition graphics and experience a rich story full of bravery and villainy – all while fighting enemies and solving physics-based puzzles that make use of realistic fire, water and gravity effects. Available for the discounted price of £9.99 until the 7th March, after which it will retail at its original price of £13.99
Mighty Switch Force! Hyper Drive Edition: Meet Patricia Wagon, cybernetic police officer on a mission to put the Hooligan Sisters back behind bars. By activating her Siren Helmet, Patricia can shift the machine matrix of Planet Land, altering the world around her. Use your wits and trusty Pellet Shooter to blow crime away! Available for £4.49 until the 28th February, after which it will retail at its original price of £8.99
F-ZERO: Part of the Family Computer 30th Anniversary Campaign. In the year 2560, the greatest racing competition is the F-ZERO championship. Pilots from across the galaxy risk their lives in a high-speed battle of turbo-charged hovercraft. Taking full advantage of the Super NES’s ‘Mode 7′ effect, F-ZERO redefined racing games with its smooth, fast graphics and thrilling gameplay. It also featured one of the most famous soundtracks in video games, and introduced players to the likes of Captain Falcon and Samurai Goroh. Available for £0.30.
Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate Demo: An ancient evil rises once more and two generations of heroes will meet their fate as the classic Castlevania series comes to Nintendo 3DS. Over two decades after Gabriel Belmont’s quest to destroy the Lords of Shadow, the Belmont clan once again finds its fate intertwined with evil. Consumed by darkness, Gabriel has now become Dracula and only his ancestors have the power to stop him. Fight evil across two different eras and help lead Trevor and Simon Belmont as they each battle their own destiny and set out to avenge their family against the prince of darkness, Gabriel… nay, Dracula himself! This is a free demo for Nintendo 3DS.
NightSky: NightSky is an action-puzzle game that offers an ambient gameplay experience unlike any other on Nintendo 3DS with cerebral challenges that fill uniquely designed picturesque worlds. Each of these worlds is broken into different areas in which the player must manoeuver a sphere by using realistic physics to advance. NightSky also offers a formidable challenge for hardcore players, with an unlockable Alternative mode. The original soundtrack by experimental jazz musician Chris Schlarb will further heighten the surreal 3D experience. Available for £8.99.