The Starship Damrey, Resident Evil: Revelations Demo & More Now Available via Nintendo eShop

This week sees a number of new additions to retro gaming catalogue on Nintendo consoles, including Super Mario Bros. 2 and Super Ghouls’n Ghosts on the Wii U’s recently launched Virtual Console platform and Mega Man 5 on the Nintendo 3DS. Furthermore, the critically acclaimed […]
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This week sees a number of new additions to retro gaming catalogue on Nintendo consoles, including Super Mario Bros. 2 and Super Ghouls’n Ghosts on the Wii U’s recently launched Virtual Console platform and Mega Man 5 on the Nintendo 3DS. Furthermore, the critically acclaimed Super Metroid is available at a reduced price for a limited time.

Along with the Resident Evil: Revelations demo that arrived yesterday, other big name releases this week include Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity and a permanent price-drop on Namco Bandai Games’ Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Wii U Edition. The full line-up of new releases for the various Nintendo digital channels follow below and Electronic Theatre will keep you updated with all the latest from the Nintendo eShop.

 

Title Platform Available on Price Point  
Resident Evil Revelations Demo
(CAPCOM)
Wii U
(Disc/Download)
Nintendo eShop from 14/5/13 Free  
Game Description: The critically acclaimed survival horror   title Resident Evil Revelations returns redefined for console complete with   high quality HD visuals, enhanced lighting effects and an immersive sound   experience. This latest version of Resident Evil Revelations will also   deliver additional content including a terrifying new enemy, extra difficulty   mode and improvements to RAID Mode such as new weapons, skill sets, and   playable characters including Hunk and Rachael!
THE STARSHIP DAMREY™
(LEVEL-5)
Nintendo 3DS
(Download)
Nintendo eShop from 16/5/13 €7.99
(£7.19)
 
Game Description: From two masters of suspense, Kazuya   Asano and Takemaru Abiko, comes a new twist on the genre as players discover   a fear born of innocence. You awaken to discover that you are trapped in a   Cold Sleep capsule aboard the titular Starship Damrey with no memory of who   you are or how you got there. With no tutorials, explanations, or hints   provided, the game was created with the intent that self-discovery and   experimentation be an integral part of the experience. An inconceivable truth   awaits those willing to discover it. Do you dare to hope? Or will despair   claim the final shreds of your mind? Discover the mystery of the Starship   Damrey to find out for yourself…
Pokémon™ Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity
(Nintendo)
Nintendo 3DS
(Card/Download)
Nintendo eShop from 17/5/13 €39.99
(£34.99)
 
Game Description: Get ready for an infinite adventure!   Become one of five popular Pokémon and then step into a world where amazing   experiences are always nearby. Explore more than 20 exciting dungeons, each   one filled with all kinds of Pokémon, treasures and surprises! Not only does   each dungeon have its own unique characteristics – the Pokémon found within   it, the type of terrain and the number of floors to explore – but the layout   changes every time you enter, meaning an infinite number of dungeons await   you!
Mega Man 5
(CAPCOM)
Nintendo 3DS
(Virtual Console, NES)
Nintendo eShop from 16/5/13 €4.99
(£4.49)
 
Game Description: Proto Man – once the trusted brother of   Mega Man – has mysteriously gone berserk, kidnapping Dr. Light and forcing   Mega Man to go on the offensive. Assisted by his new sidekick Beat, a robotic   bird, and his faithful robo-dog Rush, Mega Man must battle through eight   thrilling levels and defeat the robot masters lurking within. Defy gravity in   Gravity Man’s stage, chip away the defences in Stone Man’s stage and catch   some surf in Wave Man’s stage, before the final showdown!
Retro Pocket™
(UFO Interactive)
Nintendo 3DS
(DSiWare)
Nintendo eShop from 16/5/13 €4.99
(£4.49)
 
Game Description: Retro Pocket is a fun and exciting video   game that brings you back to the glory days of LED handhelds! Discover eight   all-original LED-style games such as Kung Fu Hero, Whale Escape, Mind Your   Head and more! With Game A and Game B modes in all eight games, as well as   the retro-style soundtrack, UFO Interactive Games would like to welcome you   (back) into the wonderful world of Retro Pocket!
Super Mario Bros. 2
(Nintendo)
Wii U
(Virtual Console, NES)
Nintendo eShop from 16/5/13 €4.99
(£3.49)
 
Game Description: Join Mario and company on a journey to   save the world of Subcon from the foul frog tyrant, Wart. Super Mario Bros. 2   offered freedom to explore levels not only horizontally but also vertically;   while collecting power-ups, uprooting veggies to throw at enemies and seeking   out hidden ‘Sub-space’ rooms. It was the first Mario title to let players   control other characters like Princess Toadstool (Peach) and Toad; each with   their own skills. It also featured the first appearance of many Mario series   regulars, including Shy Guy and Birdo. This is the US   version of the game.
Super Ghouls’n Ghosts™
(CAPCOM)
Wii U
(Virtual Console, Super Nintendo)
Nintendo eShop from 16/5/13 €7.99
(£5.49)
 
Game Description: The third game in the legendary Ghosts’n   Goblins series, Super Ghouls’n Ghosts follows brave Sir Arthur’s quest   through demon-infested lands to rescue the kidnapped princess. Battle through   deadly stages and beat each level’s boss to progress. But watch out: if   Arthur is injured his armour breaks, leaving him only in his boxer shorts!   Originally developed exclusively for Super NES, this supremely challenging   platformer won critical acclaim and became an instant bestseller. This is the   US version of   the game.
                     

 

  Platform Price Available  
Tekken Tag Tournament™ 2 Wii U Edition
(NAMCO BANDAI Games)
Wii U
(Disc/Download)
€29.99, was €54.99
(£23.99, was £37.49)
Nintendo eShop from 16/5/13  

 

Special Offers
  Platform Price Available  
Super Metroid
(Nintendo)
Wii U
(Virtual Console, Super Nintendo)
Nintendo eShop from 16/5/13 Special offer until 14/6/13 (23:59   CEST): €0.30
(£0.30)
Will be €7.99
 
Game Description: Part of the Family Computer 30th   Anniversary Campaign.
When space pirates snatch the last remaining Metroid, bounty hunter Samus Aran   is called back into action! Use new abilities like the grappling beam and   x-ray scope to navigate the massive labyrinths of planet Zebes; battling   enemies and enormous bosses with an arsenal of beams, missiles and bomb.   Super Metroid is renowned as one of the greatest 2D action games ever made,   and paved the way for the Metroid™ Prime series with its innovative blend of   exploration, action and secrets galore.

This is the European version of the game, which was optimised originally by   the developer to offer gameplay and music speed similar to the US   version. Demos and animations may run at PAL   speed. The aspect ratio has been corrected for this release.

BIT.TRIP Presents… Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm   Alien
(Gaijin Games)
Wii U
(Download)
€8.99, was €11.99
(£8.00, was £10.79)
Nintendo eShop from 16/5/13 until 30/5/2013   (14:59 CEST)  
Planet Crashers 3D
(Ignition Entertainment)
Nintendo 3DS
(Download)
€6.99, was €9.99
(£6.29, was £8.99)
Nintendo eShop from 16/5/13 until 30/5/2013   (14:59 CEST)  

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