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Another week begins, and therefore we have the European Nintendo Download Update details to consider. This week brings notable retail releases on both Wii U and 3DS, along with a surprising DS Virtual Console arrive and a particularly promising Nindie release. There are some varied choices beyond that, too, so let's get to the details.

Wii U eShop

Typoman (Headup Games, €13.99 / £9.99 or €11.49 / £8.49 until 19th December with E3 Nindies@Home demo on same system) - Kicking off as a Wii U exclusive, this is an intriguing puzzle platformer in which you create words in order to get past hazards and make progress. There was encouragement to be found in the Nindies@Home demo, so we'll dig out our Thesaurus and write up a review.

Ninja Strike: Dangerous Dash (Natsume, €5.99 / £4.99) - This is a rather basic action title which sees you running through levels collecting treasures and taking out bad guys; we were left unimpressed in our Ninja Strike: Dangerous Dash review.

Totem Topple (Crystalline Green, €2.99 / £1.99) - This budget title sounds rather intriguing, as you combine totem building with elements of tower defence, while totem heads of varying designs have a different effect against attacking creatures. There are Classic and Frantic modes, and we'll build up a review soon.

Wii U Virtual Console

Animal Crossing: Wild World (Nintendo, €9.99 / £8.99) - With Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival arriving in stores on 20th November, the DS entry will remind players of the traditional AC experience on the Wii U eShop. This is a charming entry that we enjoyed in our original review, though this download version won't include online or multiplayer features.

Wii U Retail Downloads

Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash (Nintendo, €49.99 / £39.99) - The latest entry in this particular sporting series sees Mario and company take to the court in all their HD glory. Mega Mushrooms and bigger jump shots make their appearances, along with the ability to level up an amiibo buddy for doubles play, though we were left underwhelmed by the content on offer in our preview. We'll have thoughts on the online play and more in our full review, soon. Available from 20th November. Copy of Mario Tennis free with all download purchases until 17th December.

Barbie and her Sisters Puppy Rescue (Little Orbit, €29.99 / £24.99)

Wii U eShop Temporary Discounts

Blocky Bot (Mobot Studios, €1.29 / £0.94 until 3rd December, normally €2.69 / £1.89)

Paper Monsters Recut (Mobot Studios, €3.19/ £2.69 until 3rd December, normally €6.49 / £5.49)

Stone Shire (Finger Gun Games, €1.00 / £1.00 until 10th December, normally €7.99 / £7.00)

TNT Racers - Nitro Machines Edition (Keen Games, €4.99 / £4.49 until 26th November, normally €7.99 / £6.99)

3DS eShop

Johnny's Payday Panic (Office Create, €3.99/ £2.99) - Effectively Capitalism: The Game, you work a menial job in the food industry in order to earn money and buy fancy things; this happens through what looks like a series of frantic minigames. Apparently your wage goes up and down depending on performance and the boss can call you in at any time - even though it's breaking every employment law under the sun we'll get working on a review.

3DS Retail Downloads

Nintendo Presents: New Style Boutique 2 - Fashion Forward (Nintendo, €39.99 / £34.99) - The second series entry on 3DS finally makes its way to the West; this one expands on its predecessor with new career paths and tasks, while amiibo support is included for unlocking some quirky outfits. We'll strut our stuff and bring you a review soon. Available from 20th November.

Barbie and her Sisters Puppy Rescue (Little Orbit, €29.99 / £24.99)

I Love My Pony (Bigben Interactive, €24.99 / £19.99)


Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2: All Skills Must Go! (NIS America, €0.99 / £0.89)

3DS eShop Temporary Discounts

Crazy Construction (Joindots, €5.59 / £3.99 until 26th November, normally €6.99 / £4.99)

Funfair Party Games (Joindots, €4.99 / £3.69 until 26th November, normally €6.99 / £4.99)

Jewel Match 3 (Joindots, €4.99 / £3.99 until 26th November, normally €6.99 / £4.99)

Safari Quest (Joindots, €4.99 / £3.99 /until 26th November, normally €6.99 / £4.99)

Secret Agent Files: Miami (Joindots, €5.99 / £4.49 until 26th November, normally €7.99 / £5.99)

3DS HOME Themes

Nintendo presents: New Style Boutique 2 - Caprice Chalet (Nintendo, €1.99 / £1.79)

Nintendo presents: New Style Boutique 2 - Dressed Up (Nintendo, €1.99 / £1.79)

Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes: Totem Team (Nintendo, €1.99 / £1.79)

That's everything for this week's Nintendo Download Update in Europe - let us know what you plan to pick up in the poll and comments below.

What will you be downloading first this week?