The Nintendo Download – 10/29/2015
Octodad’s trick is a popular treat.
The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes Demo for Nintendo 3DS – If you haven’t tried this game out yet, you can get a taste of the local multiplayer (provided the other two players have the demo), or you can play online at the following times (taken from Nintendo’s press release):
- Oct. 30: 3-5 p.m. PT
- Oct. 31: 3-5 p.m. PT
- Nov. 1: 3-5 p.m. PT
Human Resource Machine for Wii U – From the makers of World of Goo Little Inferno comes this puzzle game that tasks you with programming office workers to perform various jobs. “Don’t worry if you’ve never programmed before,” notes the description, “everyone can have fun with this game.”
Octodad: Dadliest Catch for Wii U – Can an octopus posing as a human keep his secret from the world around him — including his own human family? The ruse is tougher than you think, as Octodad’s unwieldy tentacles make even the simplest of tasks a chance for high jinks to ensue.
Harvest Moon: More Friends of Mineral Town for Wii U – As a city girl who’s just moved out to the country, be ready to raise crops and livestock, and maybe even start a family!
PictoParty for Wii U – Up to 15 players can join in using a single GamePad controller as everyone tries to guess what’s being drawn on the television screen.
Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS
This week’s new theme is “Ashley’s Halloween.”
Nintendo eShop Sales (Taken directly from Nintendo’s press release; prices in USD)
- Nintendo eShop on Wii U
- Resident Evil Revelations is 75 percent off (reduced from $39.99 to $9.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 2.
- Canvaleon is more than 50 percent off (reduced from $13.95 to $6.95) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 5.
- Shapes of Gray is more than 25 percent off (reduced from $6.99 to $4.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 5.
- Swords & Soldiers II is 20 percent off (reduced from $19.99 to $15.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 5.
- Rock ’N Racing Off Road DX is more than 35 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $4.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 26
- The Letter is 75 percent off (reduced from $1.99 to $.49) starting at 9 a.m. PT on Oct. 31 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 2.
- Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
- Resident Evil Revelations and Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D from Capcom are 75 percent off (reduced from $19.99 to $4.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 2.
- Code of Princess is more than 65 percent off (reduced from $29.99 to $9.99) starting at 9 a.m. PT on Nov. 2 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 16.
- Urban Trial Freestyle is 60 percent off (reduced from $4.99 to $1.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 12.
- Aqua Moto Racing 3D is 50 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $3.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 5.
Super Spooky StreetPass Weekend – Stop by any of the 29.000+ Nintendo Zone hotspots located throughout North America from October 30th to November 1st and you could receive up to six StreetPass tags on your StreetPass-enabled Nintendo 3DS system. Those playing Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer will also have a chance to run into Filly, who is available exclusively through Nintendo Zones. Plus, it’s a great opportunity to grab some pieces for the newly-released Yo-Kai Watch panel in Puzzle Swap. To find a hotspot near you, click here.
The Nintendo Holiday Gift Guide – Make your own wish list to share with friends and family, or just find out the latest titles starring your favorite Nintendo characters or the biggest new hits for the holiday season.
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