Mario & Luigi: Dream Team will hit retail stores and the 3DS eShop on Sunday August 11th but that’s not the only highlight for the 3DS. Three eShop titles hitting the digital marketplace today include Smash Bowling 3D, SteamWorld Dig and Tangram Style.
Plus escapeVektor is now on sale for 50% off through August 22nd.
On the Wii U, Capcom and WayForward’s remastered Ducktales: Remastered makes its long awaited release and new party title Spin the Bottle: Bumpie’s Party arrives.
Finally Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV Wall of Fire has been added to the Wii U’s Virtual Console
Take a look at the full rundown of releases below.
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Nintendo Wii U eShop
Action, Adventure | Capcom/WayForward | Rated: E-10
DuckTales: Remastered is a hand-crafted, beautiful reimagining of one of the most cherished 8-bit titles of all time. Embark on an authentic DuckTales adventure, as Scrooge McDuck and his three nephews; Huey, Dewey and Louie travel to exotic locations throughout the world in their quest to retrieve the five Legendary Treasures.
Go back to one of the golden ages of gaming, but now refined with a level of detail that will please the most devoted Disney or retro Capcom fan, alike. Featuring hand-drawn animated sprites, authentic Disney character voices talent and richly painted level backgrounds from the classic cartoon TV series, Scrooge McDuck and family come to life like never before. The gameplay retains the authenticity of its 8-bit predecessor, simple and fun, with slight modifications to improve gameplay flow and design.
Spin The Bottle: Bumpie’s Party
Party, Multiplayer | KnapNok Games | Rated: E | $8.99
Spin the Bottle: Bumpie’s Party is a game for 2-8 players. You sit in a circle around the GamePad and spin a virtual bottle. Two players are randomly paired up each round to do a collaborative physical challenge. Use the Wii Remotes and each other to dance, spin, grab, jump, hide, pump, pass and squeeze. Collaborate with your friends and complete the most challenges to win Bumpie’s Party! Spin the Bottle might be tongue-in-cheek, but don’t worry kissing is not required. 17 different collaborative physical mini games; Look at, touch and communicate with each other; Play anywhere; you are not limited by your TV. All updates and additional content for the game will be free. Each release of new content will raise the price a bit, so buy now and save money.
Nintendo Wii U Virtual Console
Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV Wall of Fire
Simulation, Strategy | Tecmo Koei Games | Rated: E | $7.99
It’s the Second Han Dynasty and China is on the verge of collapse. Infighting among the court families and the emergence of powerful warlords dominates the landscape. The struggle for power has brought an era known as the Three Kingdoms, complete with constant warfare among China’s most courageous and skillful heroes. As a ruler during these difficult times, it’s up to you to unify a country torn apart by rebellion. Expand your kingdom by building a strong military or try outsmarting your rivals during negotiations. With exciting new weapons including automatic firing crossbows and catapults you can engage your opponents out in the open or from behind castle walls. But don’t forget, a ruler’s strength is also measured by the economic power of his kingdom and the happiness of its people!
Nintendo 3DS Full Game Download
Mario & Luigi: Dream Team
Action, RPG | Nintendo/Alpha Dream | Rated: E-10
Mario and Luigi embark on the adventure of their dreams in a hilarious action RPG that combines the resort world of Pi’illo Island with the wild landscapes of Luigi’s imagination, where anything can happen. Meet a host of hilarious characters as you strive to rescue Princess Peach and help Prince Dreambert free his petrified Pi’illo people from the bat-king Antasma’s curse.
Nintendo 3DS eShop
Smash Bowling 3D
Arcade, Sports, Simulation | Big John Games | Rated: E | $4.99
Smash Bowling 3D provides an incredibly accurate interface to apply aim, ball spin, power, and positioning. Two control styles are available: Buttons mode to quickly dial in your shot parameters, and Touch mode which uses the stylus to completely customize your bowling release; Up to four players can participate in pass around multiplayer mode, while practice mode allows would-be bowlers to set their own pin layouts – anything from a single pin needed for a spare to the infamous 7-10 split. Enjoy varied-angle replays of your best shots; Earn all 18 trophies as you strive for bowling perfection. Unlock great bowling ball designs and vibrant bowling alleys. Your career statistics are tracked, including best game, recent average, total points, and number of strikes among others.
Action, Adventure, Puzzles | Image & Form | Rated: E-10 | $8.99
SteamWorld Dig is a platform mining adventure. Take the role as Rusty, a lone mining steambot, as he arrives to an old mining town in great need. Dig your way through the old earth, gaining riches while uncovering the ancient threat that lurks below…Carve a path through the earth, and explore a deep underground world full of secrets, treasure and terrors; Uncover the remnants of Human civilization, a degenerate race of dynamite-wielding troglodytes; Meet the weird and interesting townsfolk of Tumbleton and help the community get back on its feet; Beautiful, high-res graphics with dynamic lights and multiple parallaxed background layers.
Puzzles, Strategy | Rated: E | $6.99
Through an incredible journey in the tropical jungle, resolve the mysteries of the “forgotten tangrams” and retrieve all the lost idols of the ancient Maya civilization. In Tangram Style, resolve more than 600 tangrams though 4 different game modes and collect the many trophies hidden in the forgotten temples’ ruins. Tangram Style is played on a touch screen using a stylus. The game’s objective is to reproduce the given shapes using the pieces available. Four game modes are available in this adventure: “Child” mode, “Classic” mode, “Challenge” mode and “One Touch” mode.
Nintendo 3DS eShop Sale
Action, Adventure | Nnooo | Rated: E | $4.99
The award-winning and critically acclaimed escapeVektor is on sale for 50 percent off starting today through 9 a.m. PT Aug. 22 in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS. Grab this fast-paced, retro-styled arcade game and help Vektor escape the evil CPU.
Nintendo adds new titles to the Nintendo eShop for the Nintendo 3DS™/Nintendo 3DS XL system, to the Nintendo DSi™ Shop for the Nintendo DSi system and to the Wii™ Shop Channel for the Wii console and games for the Nintendo Wii U console at 9 a.m. Pacific time on Thursdays.