Posted by neo on Mar 19, 2012

Nintendo UK eShop Weekly Downloads Released

Nintendo sent out a press release today outlining the game releases this week on their UK eShop. The Press Release and list of games are listed below.

Press Release:

Try escaping with all your loot in the free Pyramids demo available from the Nintendo eShop

Give vile viruses a dose of Mario’s medicine in Dr. MarioTM and keep your eyes glued to both screens in Aahh! Spot the Difference both available this week

19th March 2012 – Put your logic skills to the test in a free Nintendo 3DS demo of Pyramids, available to download from the Nintendo eShop this week. Get a taster of this puzzle based platformer if you have not already downloaded the full version of the game from the Nintendo eShop yet. It will challenge you to escape a series of pyramids filled with hidden dangers, terrifying monsters and treacherous traps while holding onto your loot. Your dexterity and ingenuity will be well and truly put the test in this tricky puzzler!

Also available on Nintendo 3DS this week is Dr. Mario™, which brings you germs you’ll love to catch! At Mushroom Kingdom Hospital it’s your job to stop the contagious viruses that are running amok. In this Game Boy classic you must eradicate all the viruses in the bottle by spinning and lining up the coloured vitamin capsules as they fall. Rack up huge combos by clearing as many lines of viruses as possible!

What’s more, you’ll need to keep your eyes peeled in Aahh! Spot the Difference on Nintendo DSiWare this week. Challenge yourself to complete 40 testing levels in four unique scenarios by spotting the differences between the upper and lower screens.

Check out all the other latest offerings which are available for download this Thursday via Nintendo eShop, Nintendo DSi Shop and the Wii Shop Channel.

Title Platform Available on Price Point Further Info Contact
Pyramids Demo (Enjoy Gaming) Nintendo 3DS Demo Nintendo eShop
Game Description: Get ready for the journey of your life in this demo of the popular title Pyramids which is already available to download from the Nintendo eShop. Armed with the destructive power of TNT and a gun you must venture through the challenging 3D levels in order to escape the dangerous pyramids with your well earned loot. Use your trusty shovel to create and destroy blocks which can be used as stairs, bridges as well as for defence.
Dr. Mario™ (Nintendo) Nintendo 3DS
(Virtual Console) Nintendo eShop €3
£2.70 (UK Only)

Game Description: See the return of the Game Boy Classic, Dr. Mario. When you are Dr Mario, it pays to stack up lines of viruses. The more you manage to clear, the more points you rack up and there are some huge combos up for grabs.
Aahh! Spot the Difference (Gamelion) Nintendo 3DS
(DSiWare) Nintendo eShop €2
£1.80 (UK Only)
Nintendo DSi (DSiWare) Nintendo DSi Shop 200 Nintendo DSi Points
Game Description: Become the extreme spotting master in this fast paced game. You’ll need to be quick though as the objects and camera is constantly on the move – giving you new items to look for. If you are up for it, there are three challenging additional modes of Survival, Speed Attack and Time Attack.

The SpotPass™ feature on Nintendo 3DS allows you to automatically receive a host of exciting content such as 3D videos for Nintendo Video ™, notifications, add-on data for your software and system updates without lifting a finger. SpotPass content can be received automatically and free of charge from thousands of supported public Wi-Fi access points across Europe and through wireless broadband internet connections at home. It works even if the system is in Sleep Mode.

Available this week, exclusively for Nintendo 3DS owners, is the third in a series of highly anticipated Shaun the Sheep 3D clips created for the very first time in 3D by Aardman Animations, the multi-award winning creators of Chicken Run and Wallace & Gromit. The third clip titled, Babysitting Timmy, sees Shaun left in charge of Timmy while his Mum goes shopping but things get a little hairy while she’s away.

The second part in a series of Kid Icarus Anime clips is also available this week via Nintendo Video, exclusively for Nintendo 3DS owners. The second clip is part two of the first episode titled, Thanatos Rising, which features the angel Pit and his battle against one of Medusa’s minions – all in glorious 3D!

Keep up to date with all the official Nintendo announcements and exclusive new game information by following the official Nintendo of Europe Twitter feed @NintendoEurope

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