Nintendo Download: 22nd September 2011 (North America)

Twinbee, cubes and a ninja

This week's North American download releases once again cover all three of Nintendo's platforms, though fans anticipating a particular release may feel that the titles on offer don't quite cut it. Read on for details.

3DS eShop

3D Classics: TwinBee (Nintendo, $4.99) — The 3D Classics series continues with another vertical shoot-em-up title from the 1980s. We'll see how well it stands up to modern-day standards in our upcoming review.


Escape Trick: Ninja Castle (INTENSE CO., Ltd, 500pts/$4.99) — The second entry in the Escape Trick series, this title tasks you with helping ninja Raiko Mitarai escape from a castle full of traps and puzzles. The game promises action gameplay with varied controls, our upcoming review will see whether it delivers.

Break Tactics (Agetec, 500pts/$4.99) — This is a tactical war game with strategic deployment of units, upgrades and traversing the terrain all part of the challenge. Our review will determine whether this title wins its battles.


Aya and the Cubes of Light (Object Vision Software, 1000pts) — This creative title makes use of gravity to provide a mix of 2D platforming and puzzle-solving. Check our our Aya and the Cubes of Light review to learn more, and determine whether this is a challenge you want to take on.

WiiWare Demos

3D Pixel Racing (Microforum) — A new demo for you to try out this week.

Nintendo Video on 3DS

Foley Part 2 — A follow up to last week's video that promised an experience 'like air guitar on steroids'. If you liked part 1, then you should be pleased.

So, will you be splashing out on any of these downloads?

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