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Nintendo Download (8/9/17, North America) – Flip Wars, Rayman and Monster Hunter Stories demos, more

Posted on August 10, 2017 by (@NE_Brian) in 3DS eShop, News, Switch eShop

This week’s North American Nintendo Downloads are as follows:

Switch Retail

Sonic Mania – $19.99 (available Tuesday)
Troll and I – $29.99 (available Tuesday)

Switch Download

ACA NeoGeo The King of Fighters 2000 – $7.99
Flip Wars – $9.99
Ironcast – $12.99
Phantom Trigger – $14.99
Rocket Fist – $9.99
Severed – $14.99

Switch Demo

Rayman Legends Definitive Edition (available Monday)

Wii U Virtual Console

Final Soldier – $5.99
Soldier Blade – $5.99

3DS Download

Elminage Original – $19.99

3DS Demo

Monster Hunter Stories

eShop Sales

Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS

Great deals this week! Check out the full list of deals on Nintendo 3DS and Wii U available this week at http://www.nintendo.com/games/sales-and-deals.

Activities

  • Fire Emblem Heroes – Fans of the mobile game will see a flurry of activity this week.
    • Starter Support Events: Beginner and veteran Summoners alike will have a chance to strengthen their armies. During this event, they can summon five-star versions of four popular Heroes, and enjoy special log-in bonuses.
    • Hero Fest: 12 a.m. PT Aug. 10 to 11:59 p.m. PT Aug. 17 at: Here comes a Starter Support Hero Fest to help out new Summoners. It features some great Heroes at a boosted starting appearance rate of 5 percent.
    • Log-In Bonuses: Now through 11:59 p.m. PT Sept. 10: You can earn up to 60 Orbs! Here’s how:
      • Starter Support Log-In Bonus: Receive 20 Orbs if you log-in between now and 11:59 p.m. Aug. 24.
      • Six-Month Anniversary Celebration Log-in Bonus Part 1:Receive 20 Orbs if you log-in now through 11:59 p.m. PT Aug. 21.
      • Six-Month Anniversary Celebration Log-in Bonus Part 2:Receive 20 Orbs if you log-in between 12 a.m. PT Aug. 22 and 11:59 p.m. PT Sept. 10.
    • New features coming to version 1.6.0:
      • New mode: Arena Assault: In this mode, you’ll need to use a different team of Heroes in each map for a real challenge.
      • New feature: Catalog of Heroes: Check out all the Heroes you’ve met so far.
      • Plus, the Max Hero Merit limit has been raised from 2,000 to 3,000+.
    • New updates: Tempest Trials Get Powered Up: The event runs 12 a.m. PT Aug. 11 until 11:59 p.m. PT Aug. 24.
      • Auto-Battle will automatically continue until you clear all maps or your team is defeated.
      • Team Management for Multi-Map Battles: You’ll be able to create up to 10 reserve teams.
      • New Stage with level 10 foes.
      • Score Bonus: Each day, you’ll get triple the points the first two times you head into battle.
      • Stat Boost for Bonus Allies: When you use Bonus Allies in Tempest Trials, they’ll get a 10-point boost to HP and a four-point boost to all of their other stats. They also will earn double experience and SP.
  • CelebrateKirby’s 25th Anniversary with activities throughout August – It’s been 25 years since Kirby debuted in the Kirby’s Dream Land game on the Game Boy system. That’s worth celebrating! You can redeem your points and get these celebratory  Kirby 25th Anniversary items:
    • Kirby 25th anniversary HOME Menu Theme (Nintendo 3DS)
    • Kirby 3D anime video: “Right Back At Ya!” (Nintendo 3DS)
    • A Kirby 25th anniversary wallpaper

Source: Nintendo PR

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  • ジョシュ

    If I had a switch I would definitely be looking forward to buy sonic mania.

  • Roto Prime

    While everyone is playing Sonic Mania….I will be playing Troll and I ;_____; Please come out hard copy soon Sonic Mania!!!!!!

  • Exy

    So they really went with the racial slur for the Flip Wars title. Didn’t think they had the guts.

    • ジョシュ

      what are u talking about? we all know what they meant with FLIP wars and it’s not about the racial slur ur talking about.

    • jbmindtrick

      What are you talking about?

      • Exy

        It’s a derogatory term for people from Pacific Island and Asian island nations, meaning “Funny Little Island People.” The F is of course flexible. There’s a lot of them on both East and West Coasts and I imagine some of them will not be thrilled to be in a war.

        • AquaBat

          They’ve already tried to cater to every slur, and-shocker-it didn’t work anyway. If a game is about flipping tiles, “flip” is gonna be in the name, it’s not really their fault that the word’s been coopted as a slang insult.

          • Gregory Weagle

            Then why not call it Flicker Wars or Battle Sports Flicker, since the original Japanese name translates to Flicker? Is Flicker somehow MORE offense than Flip?

        • RoadyMike

          That has to be the most ridiculous derogatory term and explanation of it I’ve ever heard. I will never see this game
          or the word flip the same way ever again. My gut still hurts from laughing
          Offense is never given, only taken. The game obviously isn’t referring to that term and only idiots would get offended by it

          • Exy

            I’m sure I’m the only one in the world who even noticed this. I don’t even care that much about it. I just want people to know it’s there.

    • Gregory Weagle

      Which is stupid because the original Japanese name is flicker. So why not call it Flicker Wars?

  • Lord Drieg

    I can’t find the demo for Monster Hunter Stories. Do I need to search for it in the eShop, or is it gonna be available later?

    • Yolkghost

      Probably had to wait until 12 pm est when the eshop updates. Try now.

  • TruExtent

    Wait, Sonic Mania is under Switch Retail… DID WE MISS SOMETHING? Or are they mistaking the Collector’s Edition that only comes with a download code?

  • Blake Good

    Missed opportunity to release the Sonic Advance trilogy on the Wii U VC, to celebrate the release of Sonic Mania. Oh well, at least we got 2 TG-16 VC games this week.

  • Gregory Weagle

    I did a little accounting here; and Nintendo Switch just reached 100 games released in North America in five months and one week. This surpasses the record for the milestone reached in the shortest period of time, previously held by GBA which was around six months which Switch hasn’t had a Christmas season yet since GBA was released in June and Switch was released in March.