Nintendo Download Highlights – 7/28-8/3

Nintendo released a PR statement regarding recent announcements, including sale information and news like demos of Kirby Planet Robobot landing on the 3DS E-Shop. The full press release follows below but some great Nintendo games are coming to both Wii U and 3DS. Recent sales on the Kirby series is to celebrate the pink puff ball’s birthday, so consider getting some Kirby games for the Wii U or 3DS this week. I personally recommend Planet Robotbot & Mass Attack.

What better way to celebrate Kirby’s birthday than with a free demo of his new sci-fi adventure, Kir ...

What better way to celebrate Kirby’s birthday than with a free demo of his new sci-fi adventure, Kirby: Planet Robobot for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, alongside other great Kirby games.

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
    • Kirby: Planet Robobot – Another year older, another year … pinker? What better way to celebrate Kirby’s birthday than with a free demo of his new sci-fi adventure, Kirby: Planet Robobot for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, alongside other great Kirby games.
  • Wii Retail on Wii U
    • Kirby’s Epic Yarn – When Kirby incurs the anger of a sorcerer, he is transported to a world made completely of cloth and yarn. In this Wii classic, guide Kirby through uniquely crafted levels in Patch Land as he takes on a variety of forms and transforming into powerful vehicles. A second player can also aid in the adventure by playing as the adorably named Prince Fluff (additional accessories required for multiplayer mode; sold separately).
  • Virtual Console on Wii U
    • Kirby Mass Attack – Gather a mob of Kirby characters and then lead them through this crazy Game Boy Advance adventure in which nothing can stand in your way. Send Kirbys swarming over enemies, fling them into the air to hit flying floes and even use them to take on challenges of strength. Don’t forget to collect medals hidden throughout various stages to unlock mini-games.
  • Virtual Console on Nintendo 3DS
    • Kirby’s Dream Course – Get ready for one of the most surprising Kirby games imaginable! In this fun Super NES golf game – yes, it’s a Kirby golf game – control the force and angle of your shot and sink Kirby for a hole-in-one. Play through various stages and acquire classic power-ups to get the lowest score possible. (In this game, a low score is a GOOD thing.)

Nintendo eShop sales:

  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U
    • Sketch Wars is 20 percent off (reduced from $4.99 to $3.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 11.
    • Steel Lords is 50 percent off (reduced from $14.99 to $7.50) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 18.
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