Nintendo has released a bunch of new games on their download service Thursday, including two new Wii U demos, a few new 3DS games, a new DSiWare title and a Wii Virtual Console title.
Nintendo Wii U Demo
Survival, Horror, First Person, Shooter | Ubisoft | Rated:M | FREE (DEMO)
A great plague has enveloped the city in a fog of death. The Infected prowl through the streets, waiting to prey on your living flesh at every turn. ZombiU is built from the ground up to take full advantage of Wii U, and will test your will to survive in a fear-fueled zombie nightmare. The Wii U GamePad controller becomes your all-in-one survival kit for tools, inventory, med kit and maps. Feel the tension mount as you try to keep your eyes on the TV and Wii U GamePad controller at the same time. ZombiU is available for purchase in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U and at retail stores.
Sports | 2K Sports | Rated:E | FREE (DEMO)
NBA 2K13 has joined forces with the legendary Jay-Z as executive producer to transcend sports video games and take virtual hardwood to the next level. Featuring game-play features unique to the Wii U console, NBA 2K13 will allow players to use the Wii U GamePad controller to get up-to-the-second details on their players’ moods, fatigue levels and performance, while also calling plays and making coaching decisions and substitutions. NBA 2K13 is available for purchase in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U and at retail stores.
Nintendo 3DS eShop
Hello Kitty Picnic with Sanrio Friends
Simulation | Majesco Entertainment | Rated:E | TBA
Help Hello Kitty and Sanrio Friends prepare for their picnic in the park in this fun collection of 10 mini-games! Collect all your picnic goodies and decorate five scenes including Hello Kitty’s bedroom, kitchen, and more. Earn apple rewards to unlock new supercute outfits for Hello Kitty and special items you can use to decorate scene backgrounds!
Reel Fishing 3D Paradise Mini
Sports, Racing | Natsume | Rated:E | TBA
Reel Fishing 3D Paradise Mini offers a fun and challenging experience for novice fishers and master anglers alike. Put your skills to the test as you must complete over 20 missions in a variety of different fishing locals. Each fish looks and moves so much like the real thing, it’s the closest you can get to real-life fishing without putting on your waders! Choose from a variety of lures to attract and hook the game’s numerous wily fish. Do you have what it takes to become the next great Fishing Master!
Wild Adventures: Ultimate Deer Hunt 3D
Arcade, Action, Shooter, Hunting | eV Interactive | Rated:T | $3.99
Head out on an adventure unlike anything seen before on the Nintendo 3DS. This is arcade-style hunting at it’s action packed best. Venture into the wild and go after over 20 species of game and fowl including blacktail deer, grouse, ducks and majestic elk. Defend yourself against wolves, wolverine, and the mighty grizzly! You’ll even bowfish for salmon jumping upstream in crystal clear rivers. Along the way collect over 20 weapons and items to help score that monster buck. Switch between rifle, shotgun and bow to make the most of the hunting situation. After the hunt, visit the lodge where your achievements and trophies are on display for all to see.
101 DinoPets 3D
Simulation, Virtual Pet | Teyon | Rated:E | $4.99
Over 101 dinos to adopt and love! Teach your dino tricks, enjoy fun games, dress up your dino—all in amazing 3D! What’s even more fun than a puppy for a pet? Your very own dinosaur! With 101 DinoPets 3D, you can have a dino friend to care for, teach, play with and love, all in amazing 3D. Choose from over 101 entertaining dinos—or simply adopt them all! Play a game of fetch in the park or teach your dino to dance, jump and fly. Reward your pet with a treat after each trick! Enter your dino into pet shows to earn toys, food, clothing and furniture, then dress up your pet with hats, glasses, shirts and more. Watch your dino up close and personal, as you zoom in, zoom out, tilt and rotate in real 3D. Enjoy fun minigames as you take your dino to the vet for checkups, give it a bath, romp in the yard and more. You’ll never be bored with over 101 dino friends to groom, pamper, play with and love!
Music, Fitness, Lifestyle | CINEMAX | Rated:E | 200 Points
This application primarily simulates an electronic device for the calculation of biorhythms Users can have a momentary value of mental, emotional and physical curves calculated and their diagrams displayed or ascertain their values for any given date. This application also allows them to determine a percentage of partnership harmony and contains a hidden game as a bonus. Biorhythm models use three cycles: a 23-day “physical” cycle, a 28-day “emotional” cycle, and a 33-day “intellectual” cycle. Each of these cycles varies in a sine wave pattern between high and low extremes, with days where the cycle crosses the zero line described as “critical days” of greater risk or uncertainty. Also available on Nintendo 3DS eShop for $1.99.
Nintendo Wii Virtual Console
WORLD HEROES 2
Action, Fighting, Multiplayer | D4 Enterprise | Rated:T | 900 Points
World Heroes 2 is a fighting game released in 1993 by ADK, featuring characters based on heroes throughout history like Hanzou, Janne and Captain Kidd – there are 14 characters in all from which to choose. Some gameplay features of this game include, the ability to throw back and reflect projectiles, making it a simple yet in-depth play system. One unusual aspect is the introduction of two game modes, each with different sets of rules. Normal Mode is the standard best-of-two bouts type match, and Death Match Mode is more extreme then that of the previous title, with a 10 count, sudden death system. These two modes make for thrilling and fervent battles that will keep you playing over and over!
Nintendo adds new titles to the Nintendo eShop for the Nintendo 3DS™/Nintendo 3DS XL system, to the Nintendo DSi™ Shop for the Nintendo DSi system and to the Wii™ Shop Channel for the Wii console at 9 a.m. Pacific time on Thursdays.