Just because the Christmas celebrations are winding down doesn't mean we can't feel all festive and excited about the final Nintendo Download of 2011. What choice delights does Nintendo Europe have lined up for excited eShoppers this week? Read on, dear reader, and find out.

3DS Virtual Console

Bionic Commando (Game Boy, Capcom, £3.60/€4) — The grappling hook-toting hero comes to 3DS in this rather enjoyable Game Boy side-scroller. Also released in North America on the same day, we'll have a full review soon.


Antipole (Saturnine Games, 500pts) — A very enjoyable gravity-flipping adventure, read all about it in our Antipole review.

Flipper 2: Flush the Goldfish (GoodbyeGalaxyGames, 500pts) — Hugo Smits' one-button action game makes it to Europe before 2012 rolls in. We'll have a full review soon, but in the meantime check out our Flipper 2: Flush the Goldfish first impressions.

WiiWare Demo

Gnomz (QubicGames, full version: 500pts) — Jump on some ceramic heads in a playable demo of this brawler, then read our Gnomz review for the full lowdown.

What will you be downloading to wave goodbye to 2011?