After a long wait we finally have the first new game to buy in Nintendo's 3DS software (download) category, as well as plenty of other downloadable content too. Let's see what's coming to Europe this week.

3DS eShop

Let's Golf! 3D (Gameloft, €6 / £5.40) — This isn't the first tee-off for Gameloft's sporting series, as we've already had Let's Golf! on DSiWare, which was pretty good. We'll have to wait and see if this 3D effort can beat its DSiWare predecessor.

3DS Virtual Console

Baseball (Nintendo, Game Boy, €3 / £2.60) — A real blast from the past, this simplistic take on the sport doesn't really stand up today, as our Baseball review explains.


GO Series: Portable Shrine Wars (Gamebridge, 200pts) — The latest miniature marvel from the folks at Gamebridge, Portable Shrine Wars has you transporting a shrine (or “Mikoshi”) on your back, barging past other mikoshi carriers and flinging your team members at your opponents. We'll see if it's worth the points soon.

Successfully Learning German: Year 5 (Tivola, 500pts / €5 / £4.50) — Finish your German studies with the little vampire Freddy. Did someone say "about time"?

Artillery: Knights vs. Orcs (KRITZELKRATZ 3000, 500pts / €5 / £4.50) — Old foes knights and orcs stand apart, firing at each other with their enormous cannons. Could be good — we'll soon see.


Successfully Learning German: Year 5 (Tivola, 500pts) — It's time to graduate from Tivola's German course. Will this final game pass with distinction or barely muster the necessary grades? We're putting money on a 6/10 and extra classes over summer.

A mixed bag then, as usual. What catches your eye this week?