This week's Nintendo Download Update is looking a little sparse in terms of brand new content, but if you're into LEGO Ninjago, LEGO Ninjago: Nindroids for the 3DS may be worth a looksee.
The classic shmup Steel Empire blasts its way onto the 3DS, and Mega Man fans can pick up the Virtual Console release of Mega Man Battle Network too.
Virtual Console on Wii U
MEGA MAN BATTLE NETWORK – Lan and his extraordinary network navigator MEGA MAN.EXE are skilled computer operators who hack into the expansive network world and battle network crime. In this Game Boy Advance classic, defeat hackers and viruses in real time, while collecting Battle Chips that will help along the way. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.
If you like Mega Man, then you’re in for a treat – a classic Mega Man game will release every Thursday in August in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U!
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
LEGO Ninjago: Nindroids – The popular LEGO Ninjago video game franchise is back with high-kicking action and adventure. Based on the first five new episodes of the animated TV series, LEGO Ninjago Rebooted, players will battle and defend New Ninjago City, where the Ninjas face a technological threat by the evil Overlord and his robotic army of Nindroids. Play as your favorite Ninja and battle enemies with combo moves and attacks. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.
Nintendo eShop Sales
Darts Up 3D – Darts Up 3D is 67 percent off (reduced from $2.99 to $0.99) until 9 a.m. PT on Aug. 20 in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS.
Sweet Memories – Blackjack – Sweet Memories – Blackjack is 30 percent off (reduced from $3.99 to $2.79) until 9 a.m. PT on Aug. 21 in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS.
WAKEDAS – WAKEDAS is 34 percent off (reduced from $2.99 to $1.99) until 9 a.m. PT on Aug. 21 in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS.
- Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag is being reduced to $29.99 (from $39.99) starting Aug. 4 in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U.
Also new this week:
- Cubit the Hardcore Platformer Robot – Demo Version (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
- Steel Empire (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
- Tangram Attack (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
- Frederic: Resurrection of Music (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
- IQ Test (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
- XType Plus (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
The Wii UTM console, and Nintendo 3DSTM systems offer exciting downloadable games, applications and entertainment once you connect your game system to the Internet*. You can purchase both retail and download-only games, free demos, and applications to enhance your experience. These prepaid cards can be redeemed on any Wii U console Nintendo eShop or Nintendo 3DS Nintendo eShop-so get connected and start downloading today*. For more info about Nintendo games and systems, check out http://www.nintendo.com.