Check out this week’s newest downloadable offerings on Nintendo platforms:
Super Smash Bros. – Nintendo 3DS – £39.99 – 3/10/14
Famous names from favourite Nintendo franchises and guest characters come together in a portable fighter filled with spectacular action. With unique modes, online multiplayer, the ability to customise your fighter and the series’ biggest roster of playable fighters ever, Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS is truly a clash for the ages! The basics of Super Smash Bros. are simple. Use your chosen character’s unique attacks and special moves to damage your opponent, then hit ‘em with a smash attack to send them flying off the stage! The higher your opponent’s damage – represented as a percentage – the farther they’ll fly when launched, so pummel away until you see them steaming, then unleash your strongest smash attack and watch your target skyrocket off the stage! Take on nearby challengers in local multiplayer, or bring the battle to faraway friends and foes in online matches.
Street Fighter 2010: The Final Fight – Nintendo 3DS NES Virtual Console – £4.49 – 2/10/14
Ken from the Street Fighter™ series becomes a bionic warrior, out to avenge the death of his friend, in this spin-off side-scrolling shooter. Aliens have stolen a superhuman serum so, with his newly enhanced abilities, Ken must battle across the planets to stop them Use your weaponry and athletic skills to liberate each planet, and seek out specific target enemies to clear the stage. Ken can backflip to evade damage, which can be upgraded to perform a powerful kick. It’s time to take the fight from the streets and into space!
99 Seconds – Wii U – £2.29 – 2/10/14
The saga continues after 99Bullets. Now your problem isn’t the number of bullets, rather the amount of time. 99Seconds, a fun, retro-style video game, where you can modify time to avoid all kinds of dangers. After finishing off Black Eye, V-99 entered a mysterious zone called Bit 8, without knowing why V-99 could modify time!. But everything became complicated with the appearance of the BLACK VECTORS: mysterious beings that aim to destroy any intruder who reaches Bit 8.
Street Fighter Alpha 2 – Wii U SNES Virtual Console – £5.49 – 2/10/14
Street Fighter Alpha 2 explodes onto Virtual Console™ with its trademark lightning-fast gameplay, Custom Combo System and innovative Alpha Counters. Push your talents to the limit as you discover new moves and counters for every attack. Neutralise your opponents’ attacks with high and low Alpha Counters and execute Custom Combos to create your own rapid-fire assaults. All your favourite warriors are back, including previously hidden characters Dan, Akuma and Bison, plus new fighters including Rolento, Gen and Sakura.
Jett Rocket II: The Wrath of Taikai – Nintendo 3DS – reduced to £5.25 between 2/10/14 and 23/10/14 – Normally £7.66
Tappingo – Nintendo 3DS – reduced to £1.69 between 2/10/14 and 16/10/14 – Normally £2.49
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