You can play a new Metroid game on your Wii U! Well, not really new, since Metroid Prime Hunters came out back in 2005 for the Nintendo DS. Still, it’s nice to see more DS games supported on the Virtual Console service.
For the full press release showcasing the digital content and deals for this week, read on:
This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
- Nintendo eShop on Wii U
- Kick & Fennick – Kick & Fennick is an action-filled adventure about Kick, a young boy battling to help his robot companion, Fennick. Join them as they blast, bounce and bound their way through 45 challenging levels. Adding a unique twist to the gameplay, Kick’s gun not only blasts baddies, but its recoil can also be used to launch the lad through various areas of each level! Puzzles, platforms and power-ups await in Kick & Fennick. Click here to view the trailer
- Virtual Console on Wii U
- Metroid Prime Hunters – A ferocious race, now extinct, has left behind relics of its once-powerful warrior culture. Now six fierce bounty hunters from across the galaxy will challenge Samus in a race to claim these relics in hopes of harnessing their power for themselves.
- Virtual Console on New Nintendo 3DS
- Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie’s Double Trouble – In the third game in the Super NES Donkey Kong Country trilogy, Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong have gone missing! Play as Dixie Kong or Kiddy Kong and take advantage of each of their unique abilities as they throw each other into action in more than 40 levels.
Nintendo eShop sales:
- Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS
- Nintendo eShop on Wii U
- Stone Shire is 35 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $4.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 1.
- Rock ‘’N Racing Off Road is 50 percent off (reduced from $5.99 to $2.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on June 23.
- The Perplexing Orb is 50 percent off (reduced from $3.99 to $1.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on June 16.
- Art of Balance is 25 percent off (reduced from $8.99 to $6.70) until 8:59 a.m. PT on June 23.
- Trine 2: Director’s Cut and Trine Enchanted Edition from Frozenbyte are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on June 23.
- Epic Dumpster Bear and Puzzle Monkeys from Log Games are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on June 30.
- Land it Rocket is 65 percent off (reduced from $2.99 to 99 cents) until 8:59 a.m. PT on June 23.
- Life of Pixel is 50 percent off (reduced from $9.99 to $4.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on June 23.
- Explody Bomb and Hold Your Fire: A Game About Responsibilityfrom Alkterios are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on June 23.
- Astral Breakers and Emojikara: A Celver Emoji Match Game from Intropy Games are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on June 16.
- Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
- Parascientific Escape Cruise in the Distant Seas and Wakedas from CIRCLE Ent. are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on June 23.
- Music On: Electronic Guitar is 50 percent off (reduced from $1.99 to 99 cents) until 8:59 a.m. PT on July 12.
- Sadame is 33 percent off (reduced from $14.99 to $9.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on June 16.
- The Magic Hammer, Toy Stunt Bike and more games from Wobbly Tooth LTD are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on June 30.
- Fire Emblem Fates – New DLC Maps : V: Endless Dawn – Led by Shigure, the party storms the enemy. Part 5 of Heirs of Fate for the FireEmblem Fates: Birthright and Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest games is now available for $1.99.
- Fire Emblem Fates – Map Pack 2 DLC – Across dimensions, other versions of the Hoshidan and Nohrian children are under attack. Born and raised in the Deeprealms, these fledgling warriors must now rise up to save themselves and their parents as they unravel the mystery of their adversaries. In this six-map series, units leveled up in the main game cannot lend support. Devise a strategy using a fresh team and reap the rewards, but only if all of your units survive. You can receive all six maps as they are released by purchasing Map Pack 2 for only $7.99.Also new this week:
- SSSnakes (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
- B3 Game Expo for Bees (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
- 153 Hand Video Poker (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)In addition to video games available at retail stores, Nintendo also offers a variety of content that people can download directly to their systems. Nintendo adds new games weekly to Nintendo eShop on the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, the Nintendo DSi™ Shop for the Nintendo DSi system and the Wii™ Shop Channel for the Wii console.