Kirby’s Dream Course, Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D & More Now Available via Nintendo eShop

This week sees the Nintendo eShop bursting with the pink puff ball, Kirby. Both Kirby’s Dream Course and Kirby Super Star have arrived on Wii U today, available to download via the Nintendo eShop now, alongside several other new additions to the modern Nintendo console […]
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This week sees the Nintendo eShop bursting with the pink puff ball, Kirby. Both Kirby’s Dream Course and Kirby Super Star have arrived on Wii U today, available to download via the Nintendo eShop now, alongside several other new additions to the modern Nintendo console software catalogue.

Nintendo 3DS receives a number of new titles, including the critically acclaimed Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D and a discounted re-release for Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Shadow Wars, while Resident Evil: Revelations comes to Wii U tomorrow. The full line-up of this week’s Nintendo eShop releases follows below and Electronic Theatre will keep you updated with all the new additions to Nintendo’s software line-up.

 Donkey Kong and his simian sidekick Diddy Kong are set to return for more action-packed hi-jinks in this enhanced version of the classic Wii platform videogame, giving you another chance to jump, race and roll across Donkey Kong Island in your quest to rescue the...

 

Title Platform Available on Price Point*
Kirby’s Dream Course™
(Nintendo)
Wii U
(Virtual Console – Super Nintendo)
Nintendo eShop from 23/5/13 €7.99
(£5.49)
Kirby’s Dream Course™ is 30% off and available for only €5.59   (£3.79) for users who bought Kirby’s Adventure™ on Nintendo eShop on their WiiU. Only until 30/5/2013, 14:59 CEST.
Game Description: Kirby’s Dream Course puts a new spin on golf,   with Kirby as the ball and enemies as obstacles! Conquer eight different   courses packed with water, spikes, conveyor belts and trampolines. Roll Kirby   to take out enemies, and then head for the hole that appears. Adjust the   angle of movement, add spin and power, and also copy the powers of enemies;   such as using a parasol to float, ice to freeze water or fire to burn bad   guys! Kirby’s Dream Course also features a two-player mode to compete against   a friend.
This is the US version of the game.
Kirby Super Star™
(Nintendo)
Wii U
(Virtual Console – Super Nintendo)
Nintendo eShop from 23/5/13 €7.99
(£5.49)
Kirby Super Star™ is 30% off and available for only €5.59   (£3.79) for users who bought Kirby’s Adventure™ on Nintendo eShop on their WiiU. Only until 30/5/2013,14:59 CEST.
Game Description: Kirby Super Star features not one, not two,   but six games in one – plus extra modes and minigames – all starring the   powerful pink hero with the ability to copy his enemies’ abilities. Each   adventure has its own storyline, featuring Kirby battling against classic   foes like Meta Knight and King Dedede, and unique   gameplay; from platforming to treasure-hunting and even a space shoot ‘em up!   A friend can also join in as Kirby’s helper, using their own copy abilities   to attack enemies and come to Kirby’s aid.This is the US version of the game.
The “DENPA” MEN: They Came By Wave
(Genius Sonority)
Nintendo 3DS
(Download Software)
Nintendo eShop from 23/5/13
until 30/5/13, 14:59 CEST
€6.39, was €7.99
(£5.69, was £7.19)
Game Description: The Denpa Men are mysterious creatures that   float around radio waves in your daily environment. Catch the Denpa Men to   form a party, which you can take on a variety of adventures in this fun, new   Dungeon RPG! Each radio wave territory has its own unique Denpa Men. Go to   many different places in real life to find Denpa Men with a great
variety of skills, and go on an   exciting adventure to save your loved one from the clutches of the King of   Evil!
Resident Evil Revelations
(CAPCOM)
Wii U
(Disc/Download)
Nintendo eShop from 24/5/13 €49.99
(£39.99)
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!
LEGO® BATMAN 2: DC Super Heroes
(Warner Bros.)
Wii U
(Disc/Download)
Nintendo eShop from 24/5/13 €49.99
(£39.99)
Game Description: The Dynamic duo teams up with legendary DC   Super Heroes to save Gotham City! DC Super Heroes   Unite! Play as Batman, Superman, Green Lantern, and more! Discover LEGO Gotham City! Harness the power   of the Wii U GamePad for unique game play and control functionality.
Donkey Kong™ Country Returns 3D
(Nintendo)
Nintendo 3DS
(Card/Download)
Nintendo eShop from 24/5/13 €39.99
(£34.99)
Game Description: Go ape with the swingin’ king of the jungle!   Donkey Kong and his simian sidekick Diddy Kong are back for more   action-packed platforming antics in Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D, an   enhanced version of Wii adventure Donkey Kong Country Returns. Jump, race and   roll your way across Donkey Kong Island on a quest to rescue   DK’s beloved banana hoard from the trouble-causing Tiki Tak Tribe. Stomp on   enemies, grab banana bunches and ride rockets, rhinos and much more in   classic 2D platforming gameplay, stuffed full of spectacular scenes and   tricky traps. Use both characters’ special skills to overcome all kinds of   obstacles and explore each stage to the full – hop Diddy onto DK’s shoulders   and use his Barrel Jet to hover them both over large gaps, or roll to your   heart’s content and trample everything in your path.
Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon®
Shadow Wars
(Ubisoft)
Nintendo 3DS
(Card/Download)
Nintendo eShop from 23/5/13 €19.99
(£17.99)
Game Description: As the commander of the Ghosts, the best   special operations fighting force in the world, your mission is to stop the   Russian ultranationalist Yuri Treskayev from coming to power, in Tom Clancy’s   GHOST RECON SHADOW WARS on Nintendo 3DS. From the hot deserts of Kazakhstan to the villages of Ukraine and the frozen lands   of Siberia, you must discover and disable the secret   Soviet-era “Dead Hand” bases which Treskayev is using to build an army of   drones. You will have access to full resources to build, train, and equip   your team, using the most recent high-tech weapons and armour. Experience the   critically-acclaimed Ghost Recon series in a new way as you discover rich and   deep tactical gameplay never before seen in a Ghost Recon game!
PROJECT X ZONE: A Lethal Surprise   Demo
(NAMCO BANDAI Games)
Nintendo 3DS
(Card/Download)
Nintendo eShop from 23/5/13 Free
Game Description: When a rift in time and space suddenly   appears, a doorway to various universes is opened allowing both heroes and   villains from different worlds to cross paths. Players will be able to take   control of a massive selection of heroes including favourites such as Jin and   Xiaoyu (TEKKEN), Toma and Cyrille (Shining Force EXA), to X and Zero (Mega   Man X) and discover the cause of the rift and stop evil from coming through   and spreading into their world. Enjoy over 50 characters from 29 franchises   from Namco Bandai, Capcom & Sega, including   Street Fighter, Tekken, Darkstalkers, Devil May Cry, Sakura Wars, Tales of   Vesperia and many more!*Game with English text only*
Swords & Soldiers 3D
(CIRCLE Entertainment)
Nintendo 3DS
(Download Software)
Nintendo eShop from 23/5/13 €7.00
(£5.90)
Game Description: Prepare for an encounter with a freakishly   large pepper: Swords & Soldiers 3D is coming your way! Rewrite history as   you take control of the brutal Vikings, the devious Aztecs or the crafty   Chinese in their global quest to win the favour of the Gods! Swords &   Soldiers 3D is a side-scrolling strategy game that lets you control an entire   army and lets you wield devastating magical abilities. Demolish your enemy’s   castle at the end of these two-dimensional battlefields and lead your troops   to victory!
Rabbids® Rumble Demo
(Ubisoft)
Nintendo 3DS
(Card/Download)
Nintendo eShop from 23/5/13 Free
Game Description: Rabbids have escaped from your cartridge all   over your Nintendo 3DS and found their way into the real world. You must   collect them throughout 7 worlds full of mini-games and bring the complete   collection back, one battle at a time!
Air Battle Hockey 3D
(Agetec)
Nintendo 3DS
(Download Software)
Nintendo eShop from 23/5/13 €4.99
(£4.49)
Game Description: The basic rules are familiar: use a racket to   hit a ball into the opponent’s goal. The first one to score ten points wins. The   game features special Skills and Targets. There are six different offensive   and defensive skills. Play aggressive and attack with the Lightning Shot   skill which changes direction of the ball during mid-flight, tricking your   opponent in scoring a goal. Play defensive and use the Hyper Racket skill to   increase the size of your Racket improving protection of your goal. Watch for   Targets that appear during the game, hitting those triggers various events,   such as an increase ball speed or reducing your opponent’s skill gauge to   zero. In addition to the Two-Player Battle Mode, there is also   Endless Mode, a squash-like game where you compete for a high score.
Groove Heaven
(Teyon)
Nintendo 3DS
(Download Software)
Nintendo eShop from 23/5/13 €3.99
(£3.59)
Game Description: Rhymi has to deliver a love letter to a   beautiful angel only she is a little demon and the letter is from the Devil   lord himself. Climb with her to the top of the tower connecting two realms   armed with your best dancing moves! Time your steps right, keep to the beat   to get moving and grooving away from oncoming danger! Dance under leaping   frogs and past black crows, as you collect musical notes and red roses for   bonuses. In two bubbly and exciting modes challenge your musical senses   either dancing your way to the top, or simply testing how fast you can keep   up with the beat! Show off your rhythmic skills and tap your way to Heaven!

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