The Nintendo Download – 2/11/2016
It’s an odd, Oddworld.
Abe is back at last! Plus a variety of retro titles that will test your mind in various ways, as well as new titles and demos.
Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty for Wii U – This full remake of the classic Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee sees Abe trying to free the Mudokons from the meat factory before they learn the true terrifying secret of its newest product recipe.
Big Brain Academy for Wii U – This iconic Nintendo DS title challenges and stimulates your mind with quizzes that test you across five categories: thinking, memorization, computation, analysis, and identification.
Kuru Kuru Kururin for Wii U – Navigate mazes and avoid obstacles in your Helirin copter as you free your siblings through ten different worlds!
Polarium Advance for Wii U – 365 puzzles and multiple modes await as you clear lines of colors in this Game Boy Advance puzzler.
Cutie Clash for Wii U – Don’t let the name fool you — five players take on the roles of chickens who must vomit and bomb their way to become King of the swamp!
Cutie Pets Go Fishing for Wii U – Go for a high score against the clock, or fish in Zen mode to see how many you can hook. Then post about it to Miiverse with the stamps you earn!
Outside the Realm for Wii U – Solve puzzles and dodge enemies with the Wii U GamePad as you collect crystals for an alien merchant!
Vector Assault – Demo Version for Wii U – Unsure whether this high-score dual-stick shooter is for you? Find out with this free demo!
Petit Novel Series: Harvest December – Demo Version for Nintendo 3DS – Unsure if this “M”-rated collection of 13 small-town stories is for you? Find out with this free demo!
Nintendo eShop Sales (Taken directly from Nintendo’s press release; prices in USD)
- Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS
- Nintendo eShop on Wii U
- Save up to 50 percent on select Wii U games including Teslagrad, Chariot and more in Nintendo eShop during the “Nindies Love You” sale! This offer is valid until 8:59 a.m. PT on Feb. 25.
- Nano Assault NEO is 25 percent off (reduced from $9.99 to $7.49) until 8:59 a.m. PT on March 3.
- Puzzle Monkeys is 50 percent off (reduced from $2.99 to $1.49) until 8:59 a.m. PT on March 3.
- Avoider, Color Bombs and more games from RCMADIAX are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on March 30.
- Shadow Puppeteer is 10 percent off (reduced from $14.99 to $13.49) starting at 9:00 a.m. PT on Feb. 12 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Feb. 15.
- Girls Like Robots is over 25 percent off (reduced from $6.99 to $4.99) starting at 9:00 a.m. PT on Feb. 13 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Feb. 20.
- Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
- Angry Bunnies, Color Zen and more games from Cypronia are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on March 14.
- Brunch Panic and Sweet Memories – Blackjack are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on March 3.
- Real Heroes: Firefighter 3D is 50 percent off (reduced from $9.99 to $4.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Feb. 18.
- Petit Novel series – Harvest December is more than 30 percent off (reduced from $11.99 to $7.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Feb. 18.
For more information, screens, and videos for each of this week’s releases, click on the corresponding links above.
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