Nintendo Download Update – Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate demo, SpongeBob HeroPants

Nintendo_eShop_logoOther than the quite full-featured demo of Capcom’s Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate, there are several other new releases on the eShop this week for the Wii U and 3DS.

We’re talking Dolphin Up, Puzzle Monkeys, Tri-Strip, KAMI, SpongeBob HeroPants, a pre-purchase for Kirby and the Rainbow Curse, a 3DS VC release of Game & Watch Gallery 3, and more.

Check out the content, sales and new DLC below.

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS

  • Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate ? Demo Version ? Experience big game hunting with theMonster Hunter 4 Ultimate demo, now playable on Nintendo 3DS. Play alone in a robust single-player experience or join with up to three other players via a local connection or online via Wi-Fi to tackle hundreds of quests and take down ferocious monsters. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.
  • Moon Chronicles ? DLC ? The three remaining episodes in Major Kane?s epic lunar journey are all available today for download, giving fans the opportunity to experience the entire season without delay. Players may purchase the new content individually, as separate episodes, or choose to purchase the Season Pass, which contains all three remaining episodes for a lower price. Click here to watch a trailer for Moon Chronicles.

Nintendo eShop on Wii U

  • Kirby and the Rainbow Curse ? Pre-Purchase ? You can now pre-purchase Kirby and the Rainbow Curse in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U. Upon your purchase in the Nintendo eShop, you can pre-load the game onto your Wii U console, and then you?ll be able to play after a small game update when it?s officially released in the Nintendo eShop on Feb. 19 at 9 p.m. PT.
  • Hyrule Warriors ? DLC ? The Majora?s Mask Pack is available for purchase in the Nintendo eShop for only $7.99 and includes new maps, costumes and the ability to play as Young Link and Tingle (Tingle!). The Majora?s Mask Pack is also part of the Hero of Hyrule Pack, the 4-Pack Hyrule Warriors DLC Bundle. The Hero of Hyrule Pack is available in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U and at select retailers for a suggested retail price of $19.99, and includes the Majora?s Mask pack, two previously released DLC packs, a ?Boss Pack? that will launch in March and a bonus in-game Dark Link costume.

Virtual Console on Nintendo 3DS

  • Game & Watch Gallery 3 ? With the third installment of the Game & Watch Galleryseries, you can enjoy five different games in both their original and revised versions:Egg, Turtle Bridge, Green House, Mario Bros. and Donkey Kong Jr. There are also six extra games that can be unlocked and played in Classic mode.

Virtual Console on Wii U

  • DIG DUG ? Become Dig Dug as you drill and defeat all of the enemies to clear each stage. Defeat the deep-dwelling Pooka and Fygar by using the harpoon and pumping air into them, or by dropping rocks from above. Lure and defeat multiple enemies at once, and collect vegetables for bonus points.
  • MAPPY-LAND ? Nyamco and his gang of felines have hidden birthday presents across MAPPY-LAND. Help Mappy find them and make it back to Mapico?s birthday party on time! Activate traps or use special items to distract the cats as you collect six of the same presents in each stage.

Nintendo eShop Sales:

Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:

New themes this week include:

    • Colorful Game & Watch
    • NES: Fire-Breathing Bowser
    • NES: Fire Mario

Price Reductions:

Also new this week: