There's a rather nice selection of content available to download including Sega and Double Fine's The Cave for the Wii U and a $0.30 Wii U Virtual Console download of Balloon Fight to celebrate the Famicom's 30th Anniversary.
Funky Barn, a Brain Age: Concentration Training demo and others are available now as well. Read on for all the content for this week.
30 Year Anniversary. 30 Days Limited Discount. 30 Cents.
To help celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Famicom (which was known as the NES in the United States), Wii U owners can purchase one select Virtual Console title each month during the promotion at a 30-day special price of 30 cents. To kick off this celebration, Balloon Fight is now available for purchase in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U.
Nintendo eShop on Wii U
The Cave – The Cave is a new adventure game from Monkey Island and Maniac Mansion creator Ron Gilbert and Double Fine Productions, the award-winning studio behind Psychonauts and Brütal Legend. Assemble your team of three from seven unlikely adventurers, each with his or her own unique personality and story. Descend into mysterious depths to explore many different locations, including a subterranean amusement park and a medieval castle, not to mention a fully armed and ready-to-launch nuclear-tipped ICBM.
Funky Barn – It's farming, but not as you know it. Grab your Wii U GamePad controller and create a beautiful farmland full of animals, crops and trees. After you create your land, develop it into the craziest, most offbeat farm imaginable, overflowing with the wackiest contraptions and goofiest gizmos you and your animals have ever seen. Funky Barn is available in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U and at retail stores.
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
Brain Age: Concentration Training Demo Version – Brain Age is back with new devilishly difficult brain-training exercises designed by world-famous brain researcher Dr. Ryuta Kawashima. Brain Age: Concentration Training introduces newly designed training exercises that challenge players with activities to help improve their concentration skills and the ability to access their short-term memory. Players only need to spend five minutes a day with the game to try and better their focus and attention skills. The full version of Brain Age: Concentration Training will be available in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS and at retail stores on Feb. 10.
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Get the most out of your Wii or DSi gaming console with a points card that allows you to access the Wii Shop Channel through the Wii console or the Nintendo DSi. Shop through the Nintendo DSi and then redeem Nintendo Points to download additional games, features, and items. Once you have downloaded a Virtual Console, WiiWare game, or items from Wii Shop, they will appear as a channel within the Wii Channel menu. Once you have downloaded games or items for DSi, they will appear as a channel within the DSi Shop Channel menu. Things to note about the Nintendo Points Card: For use on the Wii Shop Channel or the Nintendo DSi Shop Channel