Little Devil Inside has reached its first stretch goal on Kickstarter, which means that the upcoming 3D RPG is officially coming to Wii U. Developed by Neostream, Little Devil Inside throws players into a surreal setting with humans, creatures and monsters to interact with. It tells stories about people with ‘unusual’ jobs such as hunting monsters and what happens in their everyday life doing so.
If you’re still on the fence about getting Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition for Nintendo 3DS, perhaps its newly-released accolades trailer will convince you to buy it. Available now in stores and on the Nintendo eShop, the game features two puzzle RPGs. In Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition, players get to travel to different worlds as they assemble a team of Mushroom Kingdom baddies, like Goombas or Koopa Troopas, and recruit renowned Mario characters, such as Toad and Yoshi. In Puzzle & Dragons Z, you battle five powerful sky dragons to rebuild the world and customize your team with a plethora of different monsters.
A new space exploration game called RymdResa is in the works for a number of platforms, including Wii U. Developed by Swedish studio Morgondag, it contains more than 100 text-based quests, as well as poetic and abstract stories that will tell players about the in-game world. It also features a procedural world with over 100 different objects to discover, such as planets, stars and spaceships. RymdResa will be available via the Nintendo eShop.
Good news for European gamers as Don’t Starve: Giant Edition for the Wii U will be headed to the European eShop on June 4th. Those of you in the United States will be able to get the game a week earlier as it launches in the US on May 28th. If you decide to purchase the game by June 28th you are entitled to a free copy for one of your friends. Can’t say much fairer than that. The Don’t Starve: Giant Edition has all the original content as well as the Reign of Giants expansion pack. The game also rather handily supports off-TV play so you can play on your GamePad.
Nintendo of America has announced exactly which titles will be available for download. This week sees the release of Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition and Swords & Soldiers 2. You can watch some exciting footage from Swords & Soldiers 2 in the video embedded above. This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
- NintendoeShop on Nintendo3DS
- Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition – Two puzzling RPG adventures await you! Rescue Princess Peach from Bowser in Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition or defeat the evil group Paradox by battling enemies with the awesome power of Orbs in Puzzle & Dragons Z. Drag and match Orbs, and chain together combos to deal massive blows to your enemies. Then bolster your forces with hundreds of unique monsters in this two-in-one game pack.
- NintendoeShop on Wii U
- Swords & Soldiers II – Sharpen your beard and groom your axe! The 2D strategy hit is back! Swords & Soldiers II is filled to the brim with gorgeous hand-animated artwork, endless replayability and heaps of good old fun. Command the Vikings, Persians and Demons as you conquer the epic campaign or face off with your friends in local multiplayer. Click here to view a trailer for the game.
- Virtual Console on Wii U
- Mega Man Zero 2 – Mega May continues with this Game Boy Advance classic! Zero must rejoin Ciel and the other Resistance fighters to stand a chance against Neo Arcadia. But when a commander decides that unsealing a dark, evil entity is the only option left, Zero will have to equip powerful abilities and weapons to turn the tides of war.
- SUPER E.D.F. Earth Defense Force – In this Super NES shoot-’em-up, guide your special mechanized fighter, the XA-1, against the mysterious alien forces known as AGYMA. Protect the earth from the enemy invasion by using various high-tech weapons. Dodge enemy attacks as you fly through six areas of super-fast, side-scrolling action and intense firepower.
Nintendo eShop Sales:
- NintendoeShop on Wii U and Nintendo3DS
- NintendoeShop on Wii U
- Bombing Bastards is 28 percent off (reduced from $6.99 to $4.99) beginning at 9 a.m. PT on May 25 until 8:59 a.m. PT on June 1.
- Master Reboot is 50 percent off (reduced from $14.99 to $7.49) until 8:59 a.m. PT on June 18.
- Shiny the Firefly is 30 percent off (reduced from $9.99 to $6.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on June 20.
- NintendoeShop on Nintendo3DS
- Retro City Rampage: DX is 50 percent off (reduced from $9.99 to $4.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on May 28.
- SpongeBob HeroPants is 33 percent off (reduced from $29.99 to $19.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on May 28.
- Yumi’s Odd Odyssey, Harvest Moon 3D: A New Beginning and more Natsume games are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on May 31.
- Hello Kitty Picnic with Sanrio Friends and Hello Kitty and Sanrio Friends 3D Racing from Majesco are on sale beginning at 9 a.m. PT on May 25 until 8:59 a.m. PT on June 1.
- I Love My Little Boy and I Love My Little Girl from BigBen Interactive are 40 percent off (reduced from $24.99 to $14.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on June 4.
- 3D MahJongg, Gardenscapes and other games from Joindots are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on June 4.
- Battleminer is 50 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $3.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on June 18.
Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:
- New themes this week include:
- Swapnote: Nikki and Friends
Also new this week:
- Blocky Bot (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
- Journey of a Special Average Balloon (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
- Shapes of Gray (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
- Shiny The Firefly – Demo Version (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
- Stone Shire (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
- Vector Assault (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
- Samurai Defender (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a balloon? Wii U owners will soon have that opportunity with TreeFall Studios‘ Journey of a Special Average Balloon, which launches on May 21 in the Nintendo eShop for $1.49. Players can journey as a balloon across several worlds to save a rainbow. Along they way they will collect coins to reveal rainbow shards, dodge enemies and attempt to collect bonus chests.
O2 Games has released a new trailer for Baila Latino, which lands on Wii U later this week in Europe. The upcoming dancing game features 20 songs and Latin American music suitable for all ages. It can be played alone or with up to four players simultaneously. During gameplay, the lyrics of songs appear on the Wii U GamePad – giving non-dancing players the opportunity to sing along.