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Nintendo Download (ALL) Thursday, February 6, 2014

by Rainier on Feb. 6, 2014 @ 9:45 a.m. PST

Wii U will revolutionize how people connect with games, each other and entertainment through the system's unique and integrated second-screen controller.

Note: Some demo versions do not support all game features, and players cannot save their in-game progress in demo versions. To enjoy the 3D effect of Nintendo 3DS software, you must experience it from the system itself. . Use Parental Controls to restrict 3D mode for children 6 and under.

Wii / Wii U

The LEGO Movie Videogame (WB Games/$49.99/WiiU/eShop/On sale Feb.7)

Join Emmet and an unlikely group of resistance fighters in their quest to thwart Lord Business' evil plans.

Join Emmet and an unlikely group of resistance fighters in their heroic quest to thwart Lord Business’ evil plans, a mission that Emmet is hopelessly and hilariously unprepared for. It’s a wild ride with a surprising mix of over 90 playable characters including Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, the Green Ninja, Gandalf, Shakespeare, Cleopatra and more.

Percy's Predicament (Maestro Interactive/WiiU/eShop)

Percy’s Predicament is a casual title for all to enjoy exclusively on the Wii U! Keep the TV on or turn off your TV, the choice is yours!

Percy’s Predicament is a single player game in which you control Percy Penguin, who has become trapped within a magical orb. You must navigate the course and collect all the fish before the time runs out! Controlling Percy is incredibly simple as the interface relies solely on the GamePad’s control scheme.

Features:

  • 80 Levels at Launch and six different environments at launch each with their own musical themes.
  • Play however you want; you are not limited by your TV.
  • Buy once; get all additional content for free. (170 additional levels)

No. of Players: 1 player

Nintendo DSiWare/3DS/eShop

Bravely Default (Square Enix/3DS/eShop)

Square Enix’s highly-acclaimed fantasy RPG brings deep, strategic combat to the Nintendo 3DS™ system in an ambitious game that bolsters its turn-based combat with a compelling new risk/reward system RPG fans will obsess over. Explore Luxendarc as Tiz and other memorable characters on a visually stunning quest to restore balance to the world.

Hand-drawn 3D backgrounds and a rousing score bring Luxendarc to life. Enter a brave new world of turn-based combat! Time your turns tactically and turn the tides in your favor with the new Brave and Default system. Flex your strategic muscle by combining more than twenty jobs with hundreds of different abilities. Summon friend’s characters to fight by your side, or borrow their abilities*. Recruit citizens with the StreetPass feature to rebuild Tiz’s destroyed village. Be part of the community in this fresh take on the single player RPG!

Features:

  • A unique, innovative twist on turn-based combat
  • Complex, lovable characters in a top-tier RPG
  • Time your turns tactically with the new Brave and Default system
  • Summon your friend’s characters to fight by your side, or borrow their abilities (requires Internet)
  • Form flexible strategies by combining 20+ jobs with hundreds of abilities
  • Acquire StreetPass tags and use them to gain access to powerful equipment and items in-game
  • Evocative music and gorgeous hand-drawn watercolor backgrounds with 3D elements
  • StreetPass Features: Send people to help rebuild other players' towns—or send monsters to distrupt them. Summon help to use in battles.

No. of Players: 1 player

One Piece: Romance Dawn (NAMCO BANDAI Games/eShop/On sale Feb.11)

Your One Piece Adventure Starts Here

Experience the One Piece story for the first time ever in RPG format on the Nintendo 3DS!

Level-up your characters and choose your own path to become King of Pirates! Join the Straw Hat Crew to defeat powerful enemies using a turn-based battle system and discover ingredients that will make your crew unique. You play, you decide, you make the adventure yours in this One Piece RPG on 3DS!

Features:

  • Play and customize your favorite Straw Hat Crew member!
  • Famous stages from popular story arcs of ONE PIECE including Orange Town, Baratie, Arlong Park
  • Fight against famous enemies such as Buggy, Arlong, Crocodile, and more
  • Experience the 3D illustrated One Piece world.
  • Grand stream action: decide which path to take.
  • Grand Tactical Battle: Input commands using an active turn based battle system.
  • Grand Chain: Activate devastating attacks to wipe out enemies!
  • Craft new items: combine various ingredients to obtain new items!

The LEGO Movie Videogame (WB Games/$49.99/3DS/eShop/On sale Feb.7)

Join Emmet and an unlikely group of resistance fighters in their quest to thwart Lord Business' evil plans.

Join Emmet and an unlikely group of resistance fighters in their heroic quest to thwart Lord Business’ evil plans, a mission that Emmet is hopelessly and hilariously unprepared for. It’s a wild ride with a surprising mix of over 90 playable characters including Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, the Green Ninja, Gandalf, Shakespeare, Cleopatra and more.

Retro City Rampage: DX (Vblank Entertainment/$4.99/3DS/eShop)

Rampage The Open-World! Run Missions, Steal Cars, Evade The Law

Rampage the open-world, steal cars and run missions — all while jumping on civilians for coins and outrunning the law with power-ups!

This send-up to '80s and '90s video games and pop-culture includes both a full Story Mode of open-world adventure as well as an Arcade Mode for quick pick-up-and-play action. If that's not enough, it also packs an interactive city full of shops, minigames, customizations, collectibles, special guest stars, and more.

Features:

  • Huge Open-World to Explore
  • Over 60 Story Missions
  • Over 40 Arcade Challenges
  • Over 25 Weapons & Power-Ups
  • Over 50 Vehicles to Steal & Equip
  • Over 200 Character Customizations
  • Includes Prototype Version, "ROM City Rampage"
  • Includes Guest Star Minigames:
    • Virtual Meat Boy
    • BIT.TRIP: Retro City
    • Epic Meal Time
  • Includes Free-Roaming Mode. Play as Meat Boy, CommanderVideo, Steve from Minecraft and more!

Virtual Console

Ninja Gaiden (Tecmo Koei/WiiU/eShop/$4.99)

Put your ninja skills to the test in this side-scrolling action game.

Players take the role of Ryu Hayabusa, a rising warrior in his family's clan whose main role in the world is to protect the Dark Dragon Blade from getting into the hands of evil. Ryu Hayabusa travels to America to seek vengeance for his father's death. Player's fight their way through ten challenging side-scrolling levels while defeating gangs of street thugs, battling evil ninjas, and fighting barbarian bosses by using the deadly Dragon Sword, ninja skills, and ninja magic. Players can run, crouch, jump, and climb as they make their way through each stage and collect items to gain points, strength, and weapons.

No. of Players: 1 player


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