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5th December 2012 – Take your handheld with you wherever you go to find and catch the mysterious Denpa Men in the real world, then take them on an epic quest in THE “DENPA”  MEN: They Came By Wave , exclusively on Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS

Check out this week’s newest downloadable offerings from Nintendo.

Title Platform Available on Price Point Further Info Contact
Mighty Switch Force!™ Hyper Drive Edition


Wii U

(Download Software)

Nintendo eShop €9.99


UK Only)

Matt Bozon


Game Description: 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. This Nintendo exclusive smash hit makes its way from Nintendo 3DS forward to Wii U – the fight for justice got bigger and better than ever before
Funky Barn


Wii U

(Download Software)

Nintendo eShop €49.99


UK Only)

505 Games


Game Description : It’s Farming, but not as you know it... Grab your Wii U GamePad and create a beautiful farmland full of animals, crops, trees and more...then develop it into the craziest, most offbeat farm imaginable, overflowing with the wackiest contraptions and goofiest gizmos you and your animals have ever seen.


Wii U

(Download Software)

Nintendo eShop Free Astrid Beretta


Game Description: LOVEFiLM on your Wii U lets you stream thousands of movies & TV series instantly. There’s no downloading or waiting required, and you have unlimited access to watch as many titles as you like for a single monthly subscription, which is great value for money. And there are no long-term contracts – you can cancel at any time. To sign up for your FREE 30 day trial, go to
THE "DENPA" MEN: They Came By Wave (Genius Sonority) Nintendo 3DS

(Download Software)

Nintendo eShop €7.99


UK Only)

Chihiro Kobayashi

Game Description : A bestseller in Japan and widely acclaimed in the US, Denpa Men is a fun, new Dungeon RPG involving mysterious creatures that float around radio waves in your daily environment. Catch the Denpa Men to form a party, but bear in mind - each radio wave territory has its own unique Denpa Men so if you want to find Denpa Men with different skills, you’ll need to go to a different place in real life.  Take your Denpa Men on a variety of adventures and save your loved one from the King of Evil.
Paper Mario™ Sticker Star (Nintendo) Nintendo 3DS


Nintendo eShop €44.99 / £39.99 (UK Only)   Nintendo UK PR


Game Description: Paper Mario is back, and finds himself in another sticky situation. Take Mario on an exciting paper adventure and help him repair the mess Bowser has created using the powers of brand new stickers. A cast of colourful characters will keep you laughing along the way as the familiar world of Paper Mario is brought to life in Paper Mario: Sticker Star for Nintendo 3DS. The visually stunning 3D effects make it seem as though you’re looking into and exploring a world made up of shoebox dioramas.
New Art Academy™ (Nintendo) Nintendo 3DS



Nintendo eShop €1.99

£1.79 (UK Only)

Nintendo UK PR


Additional content available this week :

·         Paint Like Van Gogh

·         Reflections

2 Fast 4 Gnomz (QubicGames)


Nintendo 3DS

(Download Software)

Nintendo eShop €4.99

£4.49 (UK Only)

Mikael Bourget


Game Description: Join Bumb, Berzerk, Speedster and Uncle Time as they run, fly, bounce, glide and break their way through the magical lands of Gnomia to reach their mysterious destiny. You can help them save the kingdom, find a princess and collect hundreds of precious lost socks.
The 3D Machine Series (Ka-Ching Cartoons) Nintendo 3DS

(Download Video)

Nintendo eShop €0.99

£0.89 (UK Only) per episode

Joost van den Bosch


Episode Description:

·        Episode 1: Attack of the Giant Lizard – In this episode a giant lizard causes chaos in a Japanese metropolis and it’s up to Igor and the professor to stop it in its tracks

·        Episode 2: Brain-Eating Aliens from Outer Space – The professor travels to the outer limits of space to try to save his trusty assistant from brain-eating aliens!

·        Episode 3: Web of Horror – The team travel deep into the jungle to thwart a terrifying tarantula

·        Episode 4: Mummy Mayhem – Take care near the Nile as a mummy runs amok in one of the ancient pyramids

·        Episode 5: Tentacles of Terror – Igor and the professor sink deep to the bottom of the ocean to terrorise the eight-tentacled sea monster that lurks beneath

The Incredible Barbazan (Living Colour Ent.) Nintendo 3DS

(Download Video)


Nintendo eShop €0.99 / £0.89 (UK Only)   Maarten Groen


Episode Description: See the world’s worst magician performing tricks and stunts that always fail! Created using innovative stop motion animation these hilarious shorts featuring everyone’s favourite magician are available exclusively in 3D. All six episodes available are now being offered at a reduced price.   

·         The Cabinet Of Fear

·         The Fire Juggler

·         The Human Cannonball

·         The Knife Thrower

·         Raging Bull

·         Up Your Sleeve

Christmas Wonderland 2


Nintendo 3DS



Nintendo eShop €7.99 / £7.19 (UK Only)   Colin Courtney


Nintendo DSi


Nintendo DSi Shop 800 Points
Game Description: It’s Christmas time and Santa’s Elves are working non-stop to get all the toys made in time. The Workshop is buzzing with activity and Wonderland is crammed full of fabulous toys, candy canes and Nativity characters. Santa must hurry to the Grotto in the Downtown Shopping Mall to see boys and girls before he flies around the World delivering all his presents. Meanwhile, Dan and Sally go shopping at the Mall before going home to put up the Christmas decorations. They can’t wait for Santa to come down their chimney. Can you help Santa deliver all the toys in his amazing Winter Wonderland?
THE LAST BLADE 2 (D4 Enterprise) Wii

(Virtual Console)

Wii Shop Channel 900 Points Shinta Ogura


Game Description: The Last Blade 2, originally released in 1999, is the sequel to the fighting game, The Last Blade, which was released a year before. It picks up where the previous title left off and takes the story of battling at the gates of hell to its climax. This time around, there are 16 unique swordsmen from which to choose. Choose from 2 sword types (Strength and Attack). Deflect your enemy's attacks with "Repel". You can also cancel game-changing special moves like "Super Secret Slice" or "Hidden Secret Slice" with a "Sublime Slash", which connects to Super Secret Slice - just like in the previous title. And there are even some new features like aerial repels, aerial guards and knockdown recovery. Take your battles to a whole ‘another level.





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About Nintendo’s downloadable service:

Nintendo offers a variety of content that people can download directly to their systems. Nintendo adds new titles to the Nintendo eShop for the Wii U or Nintendo 3DS/Nintendo 3DS XL systems, to the Nintendo DSi Shop for the Nintendo DSi system and to the Wii Shop Channel for the Wii console on Thursdays.

About Nintendo eShop:

Nintendo eShop on Wii U or Nintendo 3DS/Nintendo 3DS XL offers a variety of free and paid for software, as well as videos, user reviews and more information about Wii U and Nintendo 3DS software. On Wii U, users can download free game demos and Wii U Download Software or watch videos. On Nintendo 3DS/Nintendo 3DS XL users can download free game demos, Nintendo 3DS Download Software, classic games for Virtual Console, Downloadable Videos and Nintendo DSiWare. Download versions of selected Wii U Disc software or Nintendo 3DS Card software are also now available. Funds to purchase software can be added using a credit card or through Nintendo eShop cards which can be found at retail stores.

About Wii Shop Channel & Nintendo DSi Shop:

The Wii Shop Channel & Nintendo DSi Shop offers games and applications and uses Nintendo Points  which can be purchased via the Wii Shop Channel & Nintendo DSi Shop, as well as in selected retail stores. All points from one card must be redeemed in either the Wii Shop Channel or the Nintendo DSi Shop, respectively. They are not transferable and cannot be divided between the two systems.

About SpotPass:

The SpotPass feature on Nintendo 3DS allows you to automatically receive a host of exciting content such as 3D videos for Nintendo Video, notifications, add-on data for your software and system updates without lifting a finger. SpotPass content can be received automatically and free of charge from thousands of supported public Wi-Fi access points across Europe and through wireless broadband internet connections at home. It works even if the system is in Sleep Mode.

About Nintendo:

The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii home console, Nintendo 3DS and Nintendo DS family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System, Nintendo has sold more than 4 billion video games and more than 637 million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi and Nintendo DSi XL, as well as the Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, Super NES, Nintendo® 64 and Nintendo GameCube systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario, Donkey Kong, Metroid, Zelda and Pokémon.  A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of Europe, based in Grossostheim, Germany, was established in 1990 and serves as headquarters for Nintendo's operations in Europe.