Monster Hunter 3 Demos, NightSky, F-Zero & More Now Available via Nintendo Digital Channels

Earlier this week Nintendo announced two important new assets coming to digital channels: demo versions of the upcoming Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for both Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, and the re-release of the original F-Zero. Today, these items have been delivers, along with a […]
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Earlier this week Nintendo announced two important new assets coming to digital channels: demo versions of the upcoming Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for both Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, and the re-release of the original F-Zero. Today, these items have been delivers, along with a handful of other notable titles.

In addition to the above two further demo versions are available from today. The critically acclaimed Trine 2: Director’s Cut gets a free trial version alongside it’s current price promotion and the highly anticipated Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate sees it’s first public outing. You can check out this week’s newest downloadable offerings from Nintendo below, and Electronic Theatre will keep you updated with all the latest additions to the various eShops.

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Title Platform Available on Price Point
Monster Hunter™ 3 Ultimate Demo
(CAPCOM)
Wii U
(Demo)
Nintendo eShop Free  

Nintendo 3DS
(Demo)
Nintendo eShop
Game Description: Take up arms and venture into a world of spectacular   surroundings and challenging monsters in Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate on Wii U   and Nintendo 3DS. With all-new monsters, equipment and weapons and over 200   action-packed quests to tackle, Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate is the most   expansive game in the series to date. In this action RPG, take more than just   satisfaction from your hard-fought victories: carve conquered monsters to   gain their bones, horns, hides and more, then have them fashioned into   weapons and armour to steel you for the even tougher battles ahead. It is the   hunter’s way.
Trine 2™: Director’s Cut Demo
(Frozenbyte)
Wii U
(Demo)
Nintendo eShop Free

 

Wii U
(Download Software)
Nintendo eShop Continued sale: -25% until 07/03/2013   (€12.49, was €16.99) (£9.99, was £13.99)
Game Description: Trine 2: Director’s Cut is more than just your   average side-scrolling platform game. Combining mind-bending puzzles with   thrilling combat action, the gameplay offers a challenge that’s sure to   appeal to everyone. Explore fantastical locations displayed in superb   high-definition graphics and experience a rich story full of bravery and   villainy – all while fighting enemies and solving physics-based puzzles that   make use of realistic fire, water and gravity effects.
Mighty Switch Force!™ Hyper Drive Edition

(WayForward)

Wii U
(Download Software) 
Nintendo eShop -50% until 28/02/2013   (€4.99, was €9.99) (£4.49, was £8.99)
Game Description: Meet Patricia Wagon, cybernetic police officer on a   mission to put the Hooligan Sisters back behind bars. By activating her Siren   Helmet, Patricia can shift the machine matrix of Planet    Land, altering   the world around her. Use your wits and trusty Pellet Shooter to blow crime   away!
F-ZERO™
(Nintendo)
Wii U
(Virtual Console)
Nintendo eShop (€0.30) (£0.30)
Game Description: Part of the Family Computer 30th   Anniversary Campaign.

In the year 2560, the greatest racing competition is the F-ZERO   championship. Pilots from across the galaxy risk their lives in a high-speed   battle of turbo-charged hovercraft. Taking full advantage of the Super NES’s   ‘Mode 7™’ effect, F-ZERO redefined racing games with its smooth, fast   graphics and thrilling gameplay. It also featured one of the most famous   soundtracks in video games, and introduced players to the likes of Captain Falcon   and Samurai Goroh.

This is a release of the US-NTSC   version of the game running at 60Hz.

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate Demo
(Konami Digital Entertainment GmbH)
Nintendo 3DS
(Demo)
Nintendo eShop Free
An ancient evil rises once more and two generations of heroes will   meet their fate as the classic Castlevania series comes to Nintendo 3DS. Over   two decades after Gabriel Belmont’s quest to destroy the Lords of Shadow, the   Belmont clan   once again finds its fate intertwined with evil. Consumed by darkness,   Gabriel has now become Dracula and only his ancestors have the power to stop   him. Fight evil across two different eras and help lead Trevor and Simon   Belmont as they each battle their own destiny and set out to avenge their   family against the prince of darkness, Gabriel… nay, Dracula himself!
NightSky
(Nicalis)
Nintendo 3DS
(Download Software)
Nintendo eShop (€9.99) (£8.99)
NightSky is an action-puzzle game that offers an ambient gameplay   experience unlike any other on Nintendo 3DS with cerebral challenges that   fill uniquely designed picturesque worlds. Each of these worlds is broken   into different areas in which the player must manoeuver a sphere by using   realistic physics to advance. NightSky also offers a formidable challenge for   hardcore players, with an unlockable Alternative mode. The original   soundtrack by experimental jazz musician Chris Schlarb will further heighten   the surreal 3D experience.

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