The Nintendo eShop, Nintendo DSi Shop and the Wii Shop Channel have a raft of new videogames, software and demos on offer to download today, just in time for the all those gamers receiving new consoles over the holidays. Available to download for free via the Nintendo eShop this week is Nintendo Letter Box. Nintendo Letter Box is a fun, simple and creative new way to stay connected with your friends via StreetPass and SpotPass. You can send them messages, 2D and 3D drawings, as well as photos and sound effects all through your Nintendo 3DS.
The eagerly awaited Mighty Switch Force! is another game exclusively available through Nintendo eShop. In this action-packed platform videogame you take control of cybernetic police officer Patricia Wagon. Shifting the elements of the machine matrix of Planet Land back and forth she’s determined to put the evil Hooligan sisters behind bars. Mighty Switch Force! was developed by WayForward, creators of the critically acclaimed Nintendo DSiWare titles Shantae: Risky’s Revenge, Mighty Flip Champs! and Mighty Milky Way.
The strong line-up on Nintendo eShop is joined by a true classic: The Gameboy version of the World famous block-slotting puzzle video Tetris, which is sure to challenge not only your speed but also your endurance. On the Wii Shop Channel you get a chance to try a demo of platform racer MotoHeroz, developed by RedLynx.
Check out all the latest offerings which are available for download from today via Nintendo eShop, Nintendo DSi Shop and the Wii Shop Channel below, and Electronic Theatre will keep you updated with all future releases.
Mighty Switch Force! (WayForward)
Patricia Wagon is a cybernetic police officer on a mission. By activating her Siren Helmet, you can shift the machine matrix of Planet Land, altering the world around her to jump from platform to platform and access new areas. Use your wits and trusty Pellet Gun to put the Hooligan Sisters back behind bars in this 2D side scrolling platform shooter.
Nintendo Letter Box (Nintendo)
Share messages and more with your friends with Nintendo Letter Box. This free software allows you to send and receive messages via StreetPass and SpotPass. Write a greeting or make a drawing in 2D or 3D, and your friends will see the message animate as if it is being re-created before their eyes. You can also share photos and sound effects from your Nintendo 3DS.
Tetris needs no introduction. The famous block-slotting puzzler is renowned as one of the world’s greatest games; easy to pick up, yet impossible to put down. There are two main modes, A-Type and B-Type. A-Type is an endurance game that challenges you to rack up a huge score by clearing lines while the Tetriminos fall faster and faster. In B-Type you must clear 25 lines to win, but you can raise the stakes by increasing the falling speed of each Tetrimino and adding more obstacles within the Matrix.
Castle Conqueror Heroes (CIRCLE Ent.)
500 Nintendo DSi Points
Nintendo DSi Shop
Become a hero and defeat the evil Empire in this turn based action adventure game. Join the revolt against The Empire, led by Veronica on her mission to free the captured inhabitants of “The Green Planet”, and also assault enemy troops, then take back the castle for good.
Commando: Steel Disaster (Cinemax)
800 Nintendo DSi Points
Nintendo DSi Shop
Terrorists have turned the war machines against their masters and only a top commando and vehicle specialist can stop them. Take control of Storm a hardened commando in this classic side scrolling shoot-‘em-up. As the mechanical enemies get bigger and harder to defeat the bullets will start to fly and power-ups will be parachuted in to help you.
Football Up! (EnjoyUp Games)
Wii Shop Channel
500 Wii Points
Football Up! is a classic arcade style football game bringing fun fast paced football action to the Wii. Control the ball, dribble, and trick the goalkeeper to score and become a football legend. Join your national team or create your own team with the editor mode: choose a name, equipment and even import your Miis into the action. Play together or against up to four of your friends in cooperative or rival mode.
MotoHeroz Demo (RedLynx)
Wii Shop Channel
This free demo offers you the chance to try the 2D racing game, MotoHeroz, a side-scrolling racer built with simple controls and innovative levels to create a new kind of racing adventure. Play in solo player mode or against your friends to test your speed and skill around each exciting course. MotoHeroz brings platform action and racing together in an exciting off road experience.