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This week’s European Nintendo Downloads are as follows:

Wii U Download

Wii Fit U Trial Version – 31-day free trial version of Wii Fit U, free through January 31

Wii U VC

Super Castlevania IV (US version) – €7.99 / £5.49

Wii U Special Offers

Assassin’s Creed III – €14.99 / £11.99 until November 7; normally €69.99 / £54.99
Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth – €14.99 / £11.99 until November 7; normally €29.99 / £23.99
ZombiU – €14.99 / £11.99 until November 7; normally €29.99 / £23.99
Rabbids Land – €14.99 / £11.99 until November 7; normally €29.99 / £23.99
Sports Connection – €14.99 / £11.99 until November 7; normally €29.99 / £23.99
Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2013 – €14.99 / £11.99 until November 7; normally €29.99 / £23.99
Resident Evil: Revelations – €29.99 / £23.99 until November 14; normally €49.99 / £39.99
Trine 2: Director’s Cut – €6.79 / £5.49 until November 14; normally €16.99 / £13.99

3DS Retail

Hotel Transylvania – €19.99 / £17.99

3DS Special Offers

Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D – €5.99 / £5.39 until November 14; normally €9.99 / £8.99
Resident Evil: Revelations – €17.99 / £14.99 until November 14; normally €29.99/£24.99
Football Up 3D – €4.19 / £3.59 until November 28; normally €6.99 / £5.99
2 Fast 4 Gnomz – €2.99 / £2.69 until November 21; normally €4.99 / £4.49

Permanent Price Reductions

Myst – €13.99 / £12.59; was €19.99 / £17.99
Aqua Moto Racing 3D – €7.99 / £7.19; was €9.99 / £8.99

A brand new Pokemon title has been revealed through the latest episode of NHK’s “Professional—Style of Work” program. Details are still coming in, but it’s a detective title that has players partnering with Pikachu.

The unnamed game’s total development is expected to be two years, according to The Pokemon Company president Tsunekaz Ishihara. In it, players will encounter a rare Pikachu, which is apparently the enemy players will take on, and Ishihara believes that people won’t end up liking it. Also planned for the game: a blue Pikachu and a talking Pikachu.

The new title is due out sometime in 2015.

We’ll bring you more as it comes.


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Tsunekaz Ishihara, president and CEO of The Pokemon Company, considered making a sequel to Pokemon Trozei. Ishihara revealed the news through NHK’s “Professional—Style of Work” program currently airing in Japan, but didn’t say if it’s something that’s actually in development.

Pokemon Trozei was released as a DS game several years ago. It wasn’t a traditional Pokemon title, with puzzle gameplay taking the focus.


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Update: Sharr has since retracted his original Kickstarter update – you can find the latest post here.

Earlier this year, a small indie team launched a Kickstarter for “Roam”. The survival simulator draws quite a few similarities to the recently-released How to Survive. Creator Ryan Sharr now claims in a Kickstarter update that 505 Games and Eko Software carried out ‘blatant theft’ for use in their own project.

It’s true that Roam and How to Survive share many of the same ideas, but Sharr isn’t making accusations out of the blue. Games do tend to share similar concepts from time to time, but 505 Games actually contacted Sharr during the Kickstarter campaign in hopes of arranging a publishing deal. It was refused, and 505 Games ended up announcing – and launching – How to Survive just a few months later.

Sharr has not yet determined how he will proceed. You can find his full notice after the break, which should give you better insight into the situation.


Along with today’s screenshot, Sakurai passed along the following message on Miiverse:

“The graphical differences of the Spin Attacks are clear. The way they hit are actually very different too.”

If you haven’t already, you can pre-order the Zelda Box Set at any of the following retailers:

Amazon (has biggest discount)
Barnes & Noble

You can also get further insight into the Zelda Box Set’s manufacturing process here.

We’ve previously posted about Prima’s Zelda: A Link Between Worlds game guide. But did you know the collector’s edition version comes with a framed lithograph? Amazon put up a photo of the lithograph, and it looks pretty neat.

You can currently purchase Prima’s Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Collector’s Edition guide from Amazon, a hardcover release, for just $4 more than the paperback edition. You can check it out right here.

Rayman Legends was the second best-selling Wii U title in Japan during the week of October 14th. Sadly, that’s not saying much. Dengeki Online reports (via ASCII Media Works) Rayman Legends sold just 1,435 copies in its debut week at retail.

Nintendo published Rayman Legends as a Japanese Wii U exclusive on October 17th. Dengeki’s data period ended on the 20th, so the site’s figure accounts for less than a full week of sales. Still, we can’t help but be disappointed, even though the game’s slow start is far from surprising.


The image above, a new item included in The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, should look familiar. We shared the art a few weeks back. Since then, the item’s identity has been revealed. Head past the break for the reveal.

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