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Xseed Says Rune Factory 4 Will Be Coming To Europe Digitally

Xseed has told online gaming publication Siliconera that the company is trying to release Rune Factory 4 in Europe. The good news is the game will be coming, but it will be a digital only release. News emerged yesterday that the game was coming to Europe when a listing for Rune Factory 4 was found on the USK ratings board. Here’s what Xseed’s Executive VP, Ken Berry, had to say about the situation.

“The situation is that we know the Rune Factory 4 fans in Europe have suffered enough with one cancellation already,, so we didn’t want to announce anything until the game passed [Nintendo of Europe] certification and we were sure its digital-only eShop release was imminent since we are using a different programming house to try to pick up where the original dev team left off.”

“Though I can’t disclose which development house is handling the PAL localization programming duties for us, I can say that it’s been in the works for months already and we hope to start the master submission process with NOE within the next couple weeks.”

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Hazewalker Coming To Wii U eShop And Will Feature Proper Wii U GamePad Support

Hazewalker, the upcoming dark fantasy Metroidvania game slated to go live on Kickstarter on October 15th, will be coming to the Wii U console with fully featured Wii U Gamepad support, TheoryForm Games has announced.

“I want to bring Metroidvania games into the next generation,” lead designer David Pierce said. “I want to redefine what people expect from these kinds of games. I’ve been excited by ‘second screen’ possibilities and the kinds of gameplay experiences they can open up since Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles on the Gamecube and Gameboy Advance.”

“Imagine being able to look at your map, thumb through your character’s journal, or see your inventory in the palm of your hands; for me, that’s really exciting. We’ve just started to scratch the surface of the really cool possibilities this brings to the table.”

“We are fully committed to an awesome, next-gen second screen experience, and Nintendo has been a fantastic partner to work with so far,” David said.

If successfully funded on Kickstarter, TheoryForm has committed to releasing Hazewalker on the Wii U, along with the previously announced PC, Mac, and Linux. TheoryForm will be announcing further console plans as the Kickstarter approaches.

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Don’t Forget The Brilliant Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Tropical Freeze Is $30 On Wii U eShop This Week

Just a quick reminder that you can purchase the marvellous Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze on the Wii U eShop for $30 this week. If you don’t have a Wii U and are looking for some Donkey Kong related action then you can purchase Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D on the Nintendo 3DS eShop for $20.

Thanks, HeroponLuigi

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Check Out The First 16 Minutes Of Art Of Balance By Shin’en

Tilmen from Nintendomination has uploaded the first sixteen minutes of Shin’ens Art of Balance for the Wii U eShop. The Art of Balance was originally released on WiiWare and then the Nintendo 3DS eShop and has now found a home on the Wii U eShop. Shin’en also have another game in the works for the Wii U eshop which is titled Fast Racing NEO. Enjoy.

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Here’s This Week’s Nintendo Downloads In The US

Nintendo of America has announced which games you’ll be able to download from the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS eShop this week. The high-profile title for the Wii U is the fast and frantic Hyrule Warriors which is available on the eShop and at retail. Here’s the games you can get your hands on this week.

  • NintendoeShop on Wii U
    • Hyrule Warriors – It’s time to fight. Cut down entire legions of enemies as Link, Zelda and other characters from The Legend of Zelda series using over-the-top, powerful Dynasty Warriors-style moves. This legendary adventure through the beloved locales of Hyrule will have you battling the fiercest enemies inThe Legend of Zelda history. Collect materials and rupees to enhance your characters, upgrade weapons and dominate. Hyrule Warriors will be available on Sept. 26. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.
  • NintendoeShop on Nintendo3DS
    • Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL World Duel Carnival – The firstYu-Gi-Oh! video game for Nintendo 3DS brings characters and stories from the popular Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL animated series to life. Play as one of 12 characters, each with his or her own storyline, and battle with 40 Duelists from the TV show to compete in the World Duel Carnival. Enjoy multiple game modes, a tutorial and customization options as you play with more than 5,700 cards from the Yu-Gi-Oh!trading card game. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.
  • NintendoeShop Sales
    • It’s your last chance to save up to 40 percent on select games starring fighters from the upcoming Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS. This week includes games featuring Kirby, Donkey Kong and other classic characters. Check out the games at http://www.nintendo.com/eshop/offers.
    • Spin the Bottle: Bumpie’s Party is 30 percent off (reduced from $11.99 to $8.39) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Oct. 12 in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U.
    • Armillo is 37 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $4.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Oct. 6 in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U.
    • Swords & Soldiers is 33 percent off (reduced from $2.99 to $1.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Oct. 9 in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U.
    • Glory of Generals is 30 percent off (reduced from $9.99 to $6.99) until 8:59 am PT on Oct. 9 in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS.

Coming soon:

  • Castlevania: Dracula X – Oct. 2 (Virtual Console on Wii U)
  • Castlevania: Circle of the Moon – Oct. 9 (Virtual Console on Wii U)

Also new this week:

Thanks, Dennis B

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Super Smash Bros Demo Now Live On US Nintendo 3DS eShop

The moment you’ve all been waiting for has arrived as the Super Smash Bros playable demo is now available on the US Nintendo 3DS eShop. The demo went live in Europe a few hours ago. You can grab it now free of charge from the Nintendo 3DS eShop. Enjoy.

Thanks, VoiceofFault

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Here’s This Week’s Nintendo Downloads For The US

Wondering which games you can download this week on the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U eShop? Well wonder no more. The big title this week is the Super Smash Bros demo for the Nintendo 3DS which a few people have already gotten their hands on. That demo launches for everyone on the 19th, which is tomorrow. Anyway, here’s the games you can get hold of this week on the eShop.

  • NintendoeShop on Nintendo3DS
    • Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS – Free Demo – Nintendo 3DS owners can download a free demo for the upcoming all-star fighting game in the Nintendo eShop starting at 9 a.m. PT on Sept. 19. This demo includes five playable characters (Mario, Link, Pikachu, Villager and Mega Man), one stage (Battlefield) and the ability to compete in local multiplayer matches with fellow Nintendo 3DS owners who have downloaded the demo to their systems. A Nintendo Network ID is required to download the demo. For more details about the game, visit http://www.smashbros.com/us/.
    • THEATRHYTHM FINAL FANTASY CURTAIN CALL – Featuring new Versus and Quest Medley Modes alongside 221 songs and more than 60 characters from the Final Fantasy series,THEATRHYTHM FINAL FANTASY CURTAIN CALL is now available, exclusively for Nintendo 3DS. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.
    • Cooking Mama 5: Bon Appétit – Conquer the kitchen as you bake, batter and roll 60 of Mama’s favorite oven-fresh meals and tasty treats. She also needs your help with 30 fun new activities like feeding kittens and running the burger shop. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.
  • Virtual Console on Nintendo3DS
    • Legend of the River King 2 – An angel appears to you and your brother, asking you to track down the River King and the Sea King, the biggest fish in the world. But before you’re ready to begin the search for the elusive water beasts, you’ll need to score smaller fry to feed yourselves and save up to purchase better tackle and rods. With all manner of angling to enjoy, from freshwater fly-fishing to deep-sea trolling to collecting a variety of insects and plant life, you’ll have hours of fun in this role-playing adventure.
  • Virtual Console on Wii U
    • Wild Guns – Blast your way through villainous outlaws, diabolical robots and towering, screen-filling bosses either by yourself or with a friend at your side in the Super NES classic, Wild Guns. You’ll need a sharp eye and quick-on-the-draw reflexes, but fortunately, you’ve got plenty of moves to help you survive the hail of bullets heading your way. You can dive-roll, jump, double jump, rope enemies with a lasso and clear the screen with explosive special attacks. Blast apart just about everything in the environment to find guns, bombs and other hidden power-ups. It’s up to you to bring justice back to town – or whatever’s left of it when the smoke clears.
  • NintendoeShop Sales

Coming soon:

  • Hyrule Warriors – Sept. 26 (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
  • Mario Golf: Advance Tour – Sept. 25 (Virtual Console on Wii U)
  • Castlevania: Dracula X – Oct. 2 (Virtual Console on Wii U)

Also new this week: