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

Wii U Download

The Beggar’s Ride – $5.99
Escape From Flare Industries – $3.99
Midnight 2 – $1.99
PixelMaker – $2.99
SpaceRoads – $9.99
Sudoku and Permudoku – $0.99

Wii U Virtual Console

Style Savvy – $9.99

3DS Download

Pocket Card Jockey – $6.99

New 3DS Virtual Console

Super Punch-Out!! – $7.99


Fire Emblem Fates – Map Pack 2 DLC – Across dimensions, other versions of the Hoshidan and Nohrian children are under attack. Born and raised in the Deeprealms, these fledgling warriors must now rise up to save themselves and their parents as they unravel the mystery of their adversaries. In this six-map series for the Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright and Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest games, units leveled up in the main game cannot lend support. Devise a strategy using a fresh team and reap the rewards, but only if all of your units survive. You can receive all six maps as they are released by purchasing Map Pack 2 for only $7.99.

Fire Emblem Fates – New DLC Maps: In Endless Dreams – The In Endless Dreams map, available for $0.49, Kana, lost and alone, must find allies quickly. In Endless Dreams is Part 1 of Heirs of Fate.

eShop Sales

Wii U

– Gravity Badgers is 50 percent off (reduced from $4.99 to $2.49) until 8:59 a.m. PT on June 2.
– ZaciSa’s Last Stand is 50 percent off (reduced from $3.99 to $1.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on May 19.
– Defense Dome is more than 30 percent off (reduced from $2.99 to $1.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on May 11.
– Rock ’N Racing Off Road DX is more than 35 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $4.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on May 26.
– Word Party is 50 percent off (reduced from $19.99 to $9.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on May 9.


– Art of Balance TOUCH! is 25 percent off (reduced from $6.99 to $5.20) until 8:59 a.m. PT on May 26.
– Aqua Moto Racing 3D is 50 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $3.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on May 12.
– Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers and Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth from ATLUS are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on May 16.
– The Hand of Panda is more than 15 percent off (reduced from $5.99 to $4.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on June 3.


Nintendo Badge Arcade – Starting today, get thank-you badges featuring everyone’s favorite Nintendo Badge Arcade employee, the Arcade Bunny, during the Thank You Campaign. Automatically receive thank-you badges for each $1.00 spent, up to a maximum of $4.00 and four badges. The campaign ends on May 25, so check it out to see if your favorite Arcade Bunny moments are captured as a badge!

Source: Nintendo PR

The latest Japanese software sales results are in from Media Create. They can be viewed below.

01./00. [3DS] Kirby: Planet Robobot (Nintendo) {2016.04.28} (¥4.700) – 145.000 / NEW
02./00. [PS4] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016 (Konami) {2016.04.28} (¥7.980) – 102.000 / NEW
03./00. [PSV] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016 (Konami) {2016.04.28} (¥6.980) – 85.000 / NEW
04./00. [PS3] Jikkyou Powerful Pro Baseball 2016 (Konami) {2016.04.28} (¥6.980) – 56.000 / NEW
05./03. [3DS] Yo-Kai Sangokushi (Level 5) {2016.04.02} (¥4.600) – 35.000 / 465.000 (+22%)
06./00. [PS3] Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness (Square Enix) {2016.04.28} (¥7.980) – 20.000 / NEW
07./06. [3DS] Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 (Square Enix) {2016.03.24} (¥5.250) – 15.000 / 572.000 (-6%)
08./02. [PSV] One Piece: Burning Blood # (Bandai Namco Games) {2016.04.21} (¥6.800) – 10.000 / 43.000 (-69%)
09./01. [PS4] One Piece: Burning Blood # (Bandai Namco Games) {2016.04.21} (¥7.600) – 10.000 / 45.000 (-72%)
10./16. [WIU] Super Mario Maker # (Nintendo) {2015.09.10} (¥5.700) – 9.000 / 861.000 (+53%)
11./15. [PSV] Minecraft: PlayStation Vita Edition (Sony Computer Entertainment) {2015.03.19} (¥2.400)
12./14. [WIU] Splatoon # (Nintendo) {2015.05.28} (¥5.700)
13./00. [PSV] Rose to Tasogare no Kojou # (Nippon Ichi Software) {2016.04.26} (¥3.980)
14./05. [WIU] Star Fox Zero + Star Fox Guard Double Pack (Nintendo) {2016.04.21} (¥6.500)
15./09. [PS4] Dark Souls III (From Software) {2016.03.24} (¥7.430)
16./04. [PSV] Bullet Girls 2 (D3Publisher) {2016.04.21} (¥6.800)
17./00. [PSV] Eve: Burst Error R # (Red Flagship) {2016.04.28} (¥6.800)
18./19. [3DS] Disney Art Academy (Nintendo) {2016.04.07} (¥3.700)
19./22. [3DS] Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (Nintendo) {2016.02.18} (¥4.700)
20./10. [3DS] Terraria (Spike Chunsoft) {2016.04.21} (¥3.800)
21./08. [WIU] Star Fox Zero (Nintendo) {2016.04.21} (¥5.700)
22./25. [3DS] Animal Crossing: New Leaf [Nintendo Selects] (Nintendo) {2016.03.17} (¥2.700)
23./26. [WIU] Pokken Tournament # (Pokemon Co.) {2016.03.18} (¥7.200)
24./12. [PSV] Nil Admirari no Tenbin: Teito Genwaku Toukidan # (Idea Factory) {2016.04.21} (¥6.300)
25./17. [PS4] UEFA EURO 2016: Winning Eleven 2016 (Konami) {2016.04.21} (¥3.800)
26./20. [PS4] Far Cry Primal (Ubisoft) {2016.04.07} (¥8.400)
27./49. [3DS] Monster Hunter Generations # (Capcom) {2015.11.28} (¥5.800)
28./13. [PS4] Dying Light: The Following – Enhanced Edition (Warner Entertainment Japan) {2016.04.21} (¥5.980)
29./00. [PS4] Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree’s Woe and the Blight Below [Ultimate Hits] (Square Enix) {2016.04.28} (¥3.800)
30./27. [3DS] Ansatsu Kyoushitsu: Assassin Ikusei Keikaku!! (Bandai Namco Games) {2016.03.24} (¥5.700)

Note: Hardware sales for the week will be available within the next day or so.


System: 3DS (eShop)
Release date: May 5, 2016
Developer: Game Freak
Publisher Nintendo

You’re playing solitaire, managing RPG stats, strategically maneuvering an adorable little stumpy-leg horse. As disparate as these elements seem, they manage to meld into a single cohesive experience with every little initially convoluted wrinkle feeding into another system, looping around and creating a uniquely addictive experience. I haven’t ever wanted to play a racehorse management sim governed by the rules of solitaire, but I’m sure glad I did. I guess what’s most surprising is that some madman somehow crafted these distinct gameplay elements into one of the more engaging 3DS games.

Update (5/4): Bumped to the top. There appears to have been sort of mix-up. During tomorrow’s stream, 2006’s Momotaro Dentetsu 16: Hokkaido Daiidou no Maki will be shown. The Niconico page likely had an error. LEGO Marvel Avengers (Wii U / 3DS / PS4 / PS3 / PSV) was shown during the last broadcast, so Denjin Gacha probably copy-pasted the previous stream’s description when writing the description for the latest broadcast, and did not change the platforms for its featured game.

Original (5/3): The Momotaro Dentetsu series began way back in the late 1980s. Konami has now announced that a new entry in the board game-style franchise is coming to both Wii U and 3DS in addition to PlayStation platforms. This is the first time we’re seeing the IP since Momotaro Dentetsu World on DS back in 2012.

Details on the latest Momotaro Dentetsu title have yet to be revealed. However, it will be featured on the next Denjin Gacha Niconico live stream on May 5 at 9 PM Japan time.


Fire Emblem Fates is getting new downloadable content this week. On May 5, players can purchase Map Pack 2, which tells a new ongoing story.

Here’s a new gameplay trailer:

More information about Fire Emblem Fates Map Pack 2 is located here.

The Humble Friends of Nintendo Bundle kicked off last week. New games have now been added for those who pay more than the average. If you’re eligible, you now have access to Runbow (Wii U), Swords & Soldiers II (Wii U), and Nano Assault EX (3DS).

To recap:

Pay $1

– Retro City Rampage: DX (3DS)
– Affordable Space Adventures (Wii U)
– Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse (Wii U / 3DS)

Pay more than the average

– Retro City Rampage: DX (3DS)
– Affordable Space Adventures (Wii U)
– Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse (Wii U / 3DS)
– Freedom Planet (Wii U)
– Rhythm Thief & The Emperor’s Treasure (3DS)
– Citizens of Earth (Wii U or 3DS)
– Retro City Rampage: DX 3DS theme (3DS)
– Runbow (Wii U) (new)
– Swords & Soldiers II (Wii U) (new)
– Nano Assault EX (3DS) (new)

Pay $13 or more

– Retro City Rampage: DX (3DS)
– Affordable Space Adventures (Wii U)
– Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse (Wii U / 3DS)
– Freedom Planet (Wii U)
– Rhythm Thief & The Emperor’s Treasure (3DS)
– Citizens of Earth (Wii U or 3DS)
– Retro City Rampage: DX 3DS theme (3DS)
– Super Street Fighter IV 3D Edition (3DS)
– Darksiders II (Wii U)
– Runbow (Wii U) (new)
– Swords & Soldiers II (Wii U) (new)
– Nano Assault EX (3DS) (new)

You can order the Humble Friends of Nintendo Bundle right here.

Terraria will be coming to Wii U on June 28 in North America and June 24 in Europe, 505 Games and creator-developer Andrew Spinks’ Re-Logic have announced.

For those who haven’t heard about it previously, Terraria is a side-scrolling action-adventure that involves crafting items, exploring worlds and battling enemies. The title features a traditional 2D combat system with expansive crafting mechanics and randomly generated pixel worlds.

On Wii U, the team is including “intuitive touchscreen controls to allow players easy access to the world of Terraria, as well as several multiplayer options such as four-player local split-screen co-op and eight-player online multiplayer.” Additionally, it will be possible to post achievements on Miiverse leaderboards to track progress.

Here’s a rundown of other features in the game:

• 14 different environments such as eerie dungeons, slippery ice wastes, wild jungles and more;
• Hundreds of craftable weapons, armor and items;
• More than 150 enemies ranging from zombies to armies of goblins;
• Epic boss battles that test players’ combat skills;
• Vast worlds of exploration that introduce new potions, magic, gear and more.

View a trailer for Terraria on Wii U below.

Source: 505 Games PR

On Friday, we heard about Limited Run Games exploring a potential physical release of Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water. But that’s not the only Nintendo game that the company wants to pursue.

Limited Run Games has gone on the record and has mentioned that Phoenix Wright is a series the company is interested in. Specifically, they’d be open to making a physical version of Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies happen.

Here’s what Limited Run Games said on the matter a couple of days ago:

It is a possibility, but like Atelier or other big games we’d be distributing rather than publishing. We’d have to pay a pretty high per unit cost to Capcom and buy 5k+. We haven’t made any progress on Dual Destinies, but it’s a personal want of mine.


Super Meat Boy was confirmed for a May 12 release on the European Wii U eShop a few days ago. An announcement sent out today reveals that the game will also be out in North America on the same day.

Super Meat Boy will cost $14 / £13 / €14 at launch, which is a 20 percent discount. It’s seeing a 20 percent discount until May 26.

Along with Super Meat Boy’s Wii U release date news, the announcement contained an interesting section which seems to tease a 3DS version. Here’s that relevant part of the press release:

Super Meat Boy launched in 2010 on Xbox 360 and PC, and was immediately labeled as a definitive work in the sub-genre of brutally difficult platformers. Since then, gamers all over the world have been waiting to play it on other platforms. It was finally released on PS4 and Vita last year and with the Wii U version arriving this month, only the 3DS will be missing (but maybe not for too long ;)) Gotta catch them all!

Source: Team Meat / BlitWorks PR

Mighty No. 9 has been given a release date – a final one, we hope. It was announced today that the game will be available on June 21 in North America/Asia and June 24 in other territories.

Of course, this date only applies to the Wii U version. The 3DS version will follow at a later date.

Here’s the full message from Keiji Inafune:

To all of our backers and fans of Mighty No. 9,

Firstly, I would like to say again how sincerely sorry we are for how long we have kept all of our fans waiting. We are finally able to deliver some long awaited news regarding Mighty No. 9. We have now confirmed the following release dates for Mighty No. 9: June 21st 2016 (North America & Asia) and June 24th 2016 (World Wide). We understand that as a result of the various delays we have disappointed and let down our fans, but we are happy to finally be able to deliver the game to everyone who brought us this far.

With the game having “gone gold” we are in the last final stages of being able to deliver it into your hands, be that via your favorite retail outlet, or via digital channels.

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