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Nintendo Download: 4th February (North America)

4th February (North America)

Smash DLC! Resident Evil 4! Shütshimi! FreezeME! More!

Here we are once again, North American gamers, with the Nintendo Download Update. This week seems like another good 'un, with the final batch of Super Smash Bros. DLC, a corking Wii download from Capcom, some highly promising download-only games and some discounts. Phew, let's get to the...

Nintendo Download: 4th February (Europe)

4th February (Europe)

Smash DLC! Super Mario Galaxy! Legend of Legacy! More!

Another week is underway, and that means we get a look at the Nintendo Download Update treats that are on the way in Europe. This week's a bit of a corker, with high-profile DLC, an exceptional Wii download, RPG goodness on 3DS and some promising download-only games. Let's get to the details...

Nintendo Download: 28th January (North America)

28th January (North America)

Final Fantasy new and old! LEGO Avengers! Shadow Puppeteer! More!

It's that time again, dear readers, for the North American Nintendo Download Update. This week brings three high profile retail titles (well, one is on both platforms), an intriguing and shadowy Wii U release along with some other interesting download-only arrivals on both systems...

News: Final Fantasy Tactics Advance Pegged for North American Release on 28th January

Final Fantasy Tactics Advance Pegged for North American Release on 28th January

Europe and North America, sharing the goods

The Virtual Console can be a strange sub-platform, as Nintendo of Europe and Nintendo of America sit huffily on different sides of the room and rarely agree which games to release. Months can pass between regions with some releases, but thanks to the imminent Final Fantasy Explorers we seem to have...

Nintendo Download: 28th January (Europe)

28th January (Europe)

LEGO Avengers! Final Fantasy Explorers + a VC game! Shadow Puppeteer! More!

Another week begins with the Nintendo Download Update details for Europe, and this batch is certainly promising. We have major retail releases on Wii U and 3DS leading the way, while there are also some highly promising download-only options to consider along with DLC,...

Nintendo Download: 21st January (North America)

21st January (North America)

Minecraft: Story Mode! Mario & Luigi! Zack & Wiki! Classic Mario! More!

It's that time once again, dear readers, for the North American Nintendo Download Update details. This week brings a high-profile retail release on 3DS, an episodic Minecraft experience, some tempting Virtual Console arrivals and other offerings that include demos and discounts...

News: Zack & Wiki and Super Mario Advance 4 Look Set for Nintendo Download Update in North America

Zack & Wiki and Super Mario Advance 4 Look Set for Nintendo Download Update in North America

e-Reader levels look to be included for Advance 4, too

As is often the case, Nintendo of America's official game pages seem to have unveiled a couple of new releases due in the 21st January Nintendo Download update. These are very likely to be accurate but, as always, be aware that details could change. First up is Zack & Wiki: Quest for...

Nintendo Download: 21st January (Europe)

21st January (Europe)

Mario Kart 64! Adventures of Pip! Radiohammer! Themes galore! More!

Another week begins with the Nintendo Download Update details in Europe, and this time around we have a Nintendo 64 classic joined by a long-awaited retro-styled new release on the home console. Beyond that we have an exciting demo, 3DS Home Themes galore and a few discounts; let's...

Nintendo Download: 14th January (North America)

14th January (North America)

Metroid: Zero Mission! Space Hulk! Slice It! Discounts! More!

It's Nintendo Download Update time once again, with this week's North American offerings bringing a mix of old and new treats. The Wii U Virtual Console catches up with a long-demanded Game Boy Advance title, while there's also some strategy, gallery shooting and more coming to the home...

News: Metroid: Zero Mission Looks Set for a 14th January Arrival in North America

Metroid: Zero Mission Looks Set for a 14th January Arrival in North America

You can stop asking for it now

Every week we post the European and North American Nintendo Download Updates, the first on a Monday and the latter on a Thursday. The regional subsidiaries match up with some releases, but the Virtual Console is one area where they each follow their own path. North American Wii U owners, in particular, have been...

Nintendo Download: 14th January (Europe)

14th January (Europe)

Mega Man Battles! Final Fantasy Explorers pre-load! DLC! Discounts!

Another week begins and we have a modest batch of games to consider in the European Nintendo Download Update. There are the two versions of the final Mega Man Battle Network title on the Wii U Virtual Console, a neat demo on 3DS, DLC and the option to pre-purchase a major retail...

Nintendo Download: 7th January (North America)

7th January (North America)

Light gun games! Ocean Runner! Discovery! More!

The time has come for the first North America Nintendo Download Update of 2016, and it includes a variety of options. The Wii U Virtual Console plays catch up with three light gun games, while new download offerings include a creative Minecraft-a-like, two RCMADIAX games and the return of Ninja Pig...

News: Get Ready for Light Gun Action in This Week's North American Nintendo Download Update

Get Ready for Light Gun Action in This Week's North American Nintendo Download Update

The Adventures of Bayou Billy! Wild Gunman! Hogan's Alley!

Starting with Duck Hunt in late 2014, Nintendo has been retrofitting and re-releasing - along with third-party partners - some iconic NES light gun / Zapper games for the Wii U eShop. They naturally utilise the Wii Remote pointer to recreate that old-fashioned practice of zapping pixels on...

Nintendo Download: 7th January (Europe)

7th January (Europe)

New Super Mario Bros. Wii! Temple of Yog! Drill Dozer! More!

It's the first Nintendo Download Update of the year, kicking off with the European arrivals that are on the way. This week we have an enjoyable platformer from the Wii era and the EU debut of a Game Freak GBA title, along with a few varied fresh releases on both Wii U and 3DS. There are a...

Nintendo Download: 31st December (North America)

31st December (North America)

1080° Snowboarding, Molly Maggot and various discounts

It's the final North American Nintendo Download Update of 2015, and it's a little thin on content. Despite that there is a gem from the N64 era and some promising discounts, so all hope is not lost; let's get to it. Missed the European Nintendo Download Update? Well, your New Years' Resolution...

Nintendo Download: 31st December (Europe)

31st December (Europe)

1080° Snowboarding! Wave Race 64! Story of Seasons! More!

Well, we have the final European Nintendo Download Update details of 2015, and there are a couple of iconic N64 games and an enticing 3DS option included. It's not exactly a packed week, but those with a taste for the slopes or the waves should be happy. At the time of writing we've only...

Nintendo Download: 24th December (North America)

24th December (North America)

Super Mario Galaxy! Discounts galore! Festive 3DS HOME Themes! More!

It's the final Nintendo Download Update before Christmas, which is a merry occasion indeed. However you treat the Holidays, the update should help make the week a bit more special; we have a Wii classic, some free DLC, 3DS HOME Themes and a whole load of discounts. Let's get to the...

Nintendo Download: 24th December (Europe)

24th December (Europe)

Retro Mario goodness! Kung Fu fighting! Loads of Discounts! More!

It's the final Nintendo Download Update for Europe before Christmas, Xmas or 25th December, whatever you choose to call it. It brings a couple of popular retro Mario treats, a decent Wii U eShop title, a whole load of discounts and more besides. Let's get to it. Wii U eShop: Kung Fu...

Nintendo Download: 17th December (North America)

17th December (North America)

Minecraft, Smash Bros. DLC, Temple of Yog, discounts galore and more

It's that time once again for the Nintendo Download Update, and this week brings us a long-awaited sandbox game, a promising Wii U eShop exclusive, some enticing 3DS eShop options, DLC, a lot of discounts and more besides. There's plenty to cover, so let's get to it. Missed the...

Nintendo Download: 17th December (Europe)

17th December (Europe)

Minecraft! Retro Mario! Onimusha Tactics! Loads of discounts! More!

Another week is underway and we have the Nintendo Download Update for Europe. This week the star attraction is undoubtedly Minecraft on Wii U, but there are also quite a few retro offerings and some intriguing download options, in addition to a huge number of 3DS HOME Themes and...