Nintendo Download Update – Metroid Prime Trilogy, Gunman Clive 2, Frenchy Bird

Nintendo_eShop_logoIf you own a Wii U and you were never able to get your hands on a copy of the Wii’s Metroid Prime Trilogy, this week is your best chance to do so on the cheap.

Along with the batch of new indie releases like Sumico and Frenchy Bird, Gunman Clive gets a 3DS sequel and there’s a Code Name: S.T.E.A.M.demo available for all to check out.

Shadow of the Ninja, originally for the NES, hits the Virtual Console too.

Check out the lineup of content and sales below.

Nintendo eShop on Wii U

  • Metroid Prime: Trilogy ? Suit up! Your mission awaits! In this compilation that bundles three landmark Metroid Prime games (Metroid Prime, Metroid Prime 2: Echoes, Metroid Prime 3: Corruption), play as bounty hunter Samus Aran and experience the danger and intense action of facing adventure alone. Purchase and download Metroid Prime: Trilogyfor 50 percent off (reduced from $19.99 to $9.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Feb. 5.

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS

  • Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. ? Demo Version ? Download the free Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. demo and try the exciting new turn-based action strategy game before it launches on March 13. Developed by Intelligent Systems, the company behind the critically acclaimed Fire Emblem series, the Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. game lets you command a strike team of unexpected heroes ? assembled by Abraham Lincoln himself!
  • Gunman Clive 2 ? In this stylish sequel, travel around the world as Gunman Clive and fight samurai, dinosaurs and giant robots. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.

Virtual Console on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS

  • Shadow of the Ninja ? In AD 2029, Emperor Garuda rules with a cruel iron fist. Two fearless ninjas head out into the night to put an end to his evil reign. In this NES classic, play solo or with a friend as you run, jump and slash through 16 stages of hostile enemy territory. Shadow of the Ninja is now available in the Nintendo eShop onWii U and Nintendo 3DS.

New Animal Crossing: New Leaf Items

  • Between Feb. 1 and Nov. 7, every two weeks Nintendo will release a new item that has only been available in the Japanese version of Animal Crossing: New Leaf. To get them, visit your nearest Nintendo Zone!

Nintendo eShop Sales

Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS

  • New themes this week include:
    • Mario?s Mighty Mustache
    • Luigi?s Mighty Mustache

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