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North America - This week's digital releases (July 28th, 2016)

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 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.

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS

Runny Egg, Ninja Battle Heroes and more games from Tom Create are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 26.
Glory of Generals and Samurai Defender are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 18.
Snow Moto Racing 3D is 50 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $3.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 4.
Sadame is more than 45 percent off (reduced from $14.99 to $7.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 25.
Epic Word Search Collection is 25 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $5.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 4.
Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker and Shin Megami Tensei IV are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 8.

Also new this week:

Gotta Protectors (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
3Souls (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
BLOC (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
Dracula’s Legacy (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
Vektor Wars (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)

Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns - shipments to 220,000 units in Japan

- Yoshifumi Hashimoto (Producer of the game) noted that Story of Seasons had topped 200,000 units earlier this month. A few weeks later, they are now at 220,000. Physically, the game has sold 162,000 units as of July 24.

- To compare, Harvest Moon 3D: A New Beginning sold 287,000 units in 2012, and Story of Seasons sold 286,000 units in 2014.

80's Overdrive - additional footage


Level-5 can't confirm NX development, but love working with Nintendo

Level-5 recently revealed a number of new titles, some for the 3DS like Lady Layton. But will they be developing for Nintendo's upcoming system, the NX? They didn't give a yes or no comment, but they told Enthusiast the following:


"We can't confirm any releases for the NX, but we very much enjoy working with Nintendo."
So much NX speculation has come out this week, it should be very interesting to see  who develops for it!