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Digital Download Thursdays

Two of the biggest indie games of the year are finally available to download. SteamWorld Heist for the 3DS and FAST Racing NEO for the Wii U can be yours today! The former is a unique turn-based tactical shooting game that is on sale until the end of the year for $16.99 and comes with a free HOME Menu theme. The latter is a spiritual successor to F-Zero with blistering fast 60 FPS futuristic racing action for only $14.99. In addition, Devil’s Third is finally coming to Wii U tomorrow both digitally and at retail.

The entire lineup is below:

This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U
    • FAST Racing NEO – Available exclusively in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U, FAST Racing NEO lets you jump into the driver’s seat of anti-gravity vehicles and put them through their paces in high-octane competitions at 60 frames per second. Try to become a legend by besting all three of the leagues, each of which ramps up the competition … and the speed! Tear through 16 winding, twisting tracks that showcase stunning locales and realistic weather conditions. Click here to see a trailer for the game.
  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
    • SteamWorld Heist – From the makers of SteamWorld DigSteamWorld Heist is a space adventure with turn-based tactical shootouts, in which you aim in real time and perform awesome bullet-bouncing trick shots. For a limited time, you can buy SteamWorld Heist from the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS at an introductory price of $16.99, and receive a free HOME Menu theme, until Dec. 31, 2015! Click here to see a trailer for the game.
    • Terraria – Experience the infinite possibilities of Terraria with the most intuitive interface imaginable. Reach directly into the world of Terraria using the touch-screen interface of the Nintendo 3DS system. Share the adventure with up to four friends via Local Play, teaming up to battle monstrous bosses or build amazing super-structures. Hundreds of hours of entertainment await in Terraria, where the only limit is your imagination. Click here to see a trailer for the game.
  • Virtual Console on Wii U
    • Medabots: Metabee / Medabots: Rokusho – Kids everywhere are losing their prized Medabot Medals and Medaparts to a diabolical team of warped Medamaniacs. Join Ikki and his friends as they track down the source of the trouble and beat the Rubberobos at their own game. Completely customize your Medabots from tons of different Medaparts to prepare for intense Robattles.

Nintendo eShop sales:


  • You Have a New Client Waiting! Claude is looking for a home designer in the Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer game to help decorate his place. Fulfilling Claude’s request will net you new and unique items for your catalog. This bunny with a pretty major collection of gaming hardware is available for a limited time via the game’s SpotPass feature so check the in-game Nintendo 3DS system on the second floor of Nook’s Homes to meet him and take him on as a client!
Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:
  • New themes this week include:
    • Mario Hanafuda
    • SteamWorld Heist (Free with purchase of the SteamWorld Heistgame until Dec. 31, 2015.)
Also new this week:

Craig Majaski

Craig has been covering the video game industry since 1995. His work has been published across a wide spectrum of media sites. He's currently the Editor-In-Chief of Nintendo Times and contributes to Gaming Age.