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This Week’s Nintendo Downloads For The US Includes Golden Sun: The Lost Age

Nintendo of America has detailed the games that are available on the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS eShop this week. You have got two updates in the form of Splatoon and Super Smash Bros both of which are substantial. And as we reported yesterday both Onimusha Tactics and Golden Sun: The Lost Age will be available today on the Wii U Virtual Console for you to play through. Here’s what is available this week to download:

  • NintendoeShop on Wii U and Nintendo3DS
    • Super Smash Bros.DLC – Fans of the Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U games can now add even more fun with several free updates and new DLC for purchase on both versions. Free updates include a K.K. Slider costume for Mii Fighters, plus new Community Tournament and Regular Tournament modes and the ability to upload saved replays to YouTube. Players can also purchase new Mii Fighter costumes, from Samus’ Armor to an SSB-logo Hoodie, as well as Peach’s Castle and Hyrule Castle stages from the original Nintendo 64 version of the game. For full details, visit http://www.smashbros.com/us/.
  • Wii U
    • New Splatoon Update – The Splatoon game for the Wii U console just got a massive free content update. The update includes two new modes: Squad Battle and Private Battle. Squad Battle lets players create a squid squad with friends and head into Ranked Battle modes together, while Private Battle lets two to eight friends battle together in customizable matches. There are also new weapons, level-cap increases, more than 40 new types of gear and more to come throughout the rest of the summer. For more details, visit http://splatoon.nintendo.com.
  • NintendoeShop on Nintendo3DS
    • Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight – Experience a new story with a fixed party, voiced dialogue and animated cut scenes in the incredible world of Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight. Or revisit the original Etrian Odyssey 2 game with updated graphics and a full roster of classes. Whichever path you choose, there will be exciting dungeons and frightening enemies! Click here to view a trailer for the game.
    • Pokémon Rumble World Update Bonus – Download the latest version of the Pokémon Rumble World game for your Nintendo 3DS system today! Once you do, you’ll be able to visit a new area and get bonus items. First, take a ride on the newly added Lucky Balloon. It will take you to a mysterious area called Changing Land, where you’re more likely to meet Pokémon you haven’t yet caught. The Lucky Balloon will be added to the hot air balloons available in the shop. It’s free, but you’ll need to have reached Adventure Rank 40 to ride on it. Enter the following password into your game to receive 100 Poké Diamonds after you update: 48213190. You have to reach Adventure Rank 4 before you can enter the password. Click here for more details.
  • Virtual Console on Wii U
    All throughout August, classic games for hard-core gamers are coming to the Virtual Console on Wii U, starting with these Game Boy AdvanceRPGs:

    • Golden Sun: The Lost Age – It is the dawn of a new age. The heroes of Golden Sun have been abandoned, and the land is falling into darkness. Now the world’s final hope may also be its doom. Manipulate the environment with psychic energy and fell whatever beast stands in your way to safeguard humanity before the heroes of the original Golden Sun can stop you. Click here to view a trailer for the game.
    • ONIMUSHA TACTICS – Prepare to be thrust into massive, old world feudal battles in which every move is a struggle for power in this Game Boy Advance strategy game. Join Onimaru, a young Ogre Clan warrior on a mighty quest to defeat Nobunaga and his enemy Genma armies.

Nintendo eShop Sales:

Activities:

  • Art Academy: Home Studio Art Contest – Enter the Art Academy: Home Studio art contest for your chance to win a $20 Nintendo eShop Card code! Upload a time-lapse video of your work to YouTube using the “Recordings” feature in the game and tweet us @NintendoAmerica with a link to your video and the hashtags #ContestEntry and #NintendoArtContest between Aug. 6 at 7 a.m. PT and Aug. 20 at 5 p.m. PT. Click here to view a video highlighting this contest.
    • NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Must be a legal resident of US (incl. DC) or Canada (excl. Quebec) 18+. Deadline: 8/20/15. 25 winners receive a Nintendo eShop Card code (ARV $20 ea). Additional terms and conditions apply. Click here for official rules. Sponsor: Nintendo of America Inc.

Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:

  • New themes this week include:
    • Aeternoblade
    • Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition

Price reduction:

Also new this week:

Source: PR

26 comments

  1. Everyone better go download Golden Sun: The Lost Age and the first Golden Sun. Those are seriously 2 of the finest RPGs I have ever played (Isaac for Smash).

  2. Fuck yeah! Finally both of the original Golden Sun games are out. For those of you who haven’t played them, go! Go get them right now! Lol

    1. Can the download games on the Wii U interact of the same way they were in the GBA? I mean, I play the original Golden Sun, could I transfer the data to the new one?

      1. Most likely not. Sorry but you’ll have to use the archaic password function to transfer your data to Lost Age. :/ I could be wrong, though, but I highly doubt it.

  3. I need to finish Etrain Untold, then I’m grabbing part two! Etrain Odyssey has the perfect balance for dungeon crawlers…JUST the right amount of grinding. And of the series, the gameplay and tweaks of Untold are just perfect. I’m glad they gave it a sequel.

    Of course, you have to be a fan of turn-based strategy to enjoy!

      1. I’ll take a look!
        There was one I really, really wanted to like, but it was horribly unbalanced… Chained Blades, or something.
        I’ll see if I can find Onimusha!

  4. I lost my wallet, lost my family ring, and got into a fender bender that will increase my insurance all in the past month…. But Golden Sun: The Lost Age makes up for all of that…. FINALLY!!!

      1. He just literally did a Geico commercial on here with that comment. But yeah. Sucks he’s had all of this trouble so I’m glad he saw a bright light at the end of it. *just realized he might have made a reference to the fender bender*

  5. Yes! Fucking finally! The UK has had this game for going on 2(?) years now! If not for the fucking ESRB, we probably would have had this game around the same time as the UK. I wonder if this is the case with other VC games that are in the UK but not the US. If so, the ESRB has fucked us over again. It’s time to get rid of that dinosaur of a rating system & replace it with an updated one! ASAP!!!

    *facepalm* I bought Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millenium Girl on the 31st of July so I fucking missed this damn 50% off thing. Ugh! I wish I had put getting it off just for a few days & I could have saved 15 bucks! *fake cries* Oh well. Damage is done. I’ll get Fafnir Knight soon. As much as the game droughts for Wii U sucks major ass, I’m surviving it because of my 3DS, thank God.

      1. Same here. As much as I actually enjoy playing games on a handheld console, it sucks that it’s my most used gaming console right now.

    1. Waste of time and money maybe? The only one I ever got was the Splatoon theme and it’s not even that great since who sits at the home screen for more than half a minute anyway?

      1. If you use the internet or Miiverse a lot while playing games, it’s nice to have a theme installed while going back & forth between them, no matter how long we stay on the home screen. It’s no different from our computers when we use pictures as the background for the PC’s home screen.

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