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Digital Download Thursdays

This week is a good one for releases, especially if you own a Wii U. A trio of Virtual Console games have been released: Big Brain Academy (DS), Polarium Advance (GBA), and Kuru Kuru Kururin (GBA), of which has never before been released in the U.S. before. Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty is also new to the eShop and is a remake of the excellent ’90s PlayStation game, Abe’s Oddysee.

The Nindies Love You! sale is also going on through 9am PT/11am CT/12PM ET on 2/25/16. You’ll get 50% off select Wii U games. Pick up Tengami for $4.99, Chariot for $7.49, Teslagrad for $7.49, plus more. Check out Nintendo’s eShop offers page for the rest of the sales.

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

  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U
    • Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty – Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty brings the original classic Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee game to the Wii U console with a fully ground-up remake, featuring amazing next-gen visuals, reworked game play and new audio and music. Can you save the hapless Mudokons as Abe attempts to escape the meat factory and ultimately learn the true nature of his fate? The future of Oddworld relies on you!
  • Virtual Console on Wii U
    • Big Brain Academy – This Nintendo DS staple brings entertainment that anyone young or young-at-heart can enjoy. It’s the perfect way to challenge and stimulate your mind. Test your mental acuity in a five-category quiz: thinking, memorization, computation, analysis and identification.
    • Kuru Kuru Kururin – Oh no! Kururin’s brothers and sisters are lost across 10 different worlds! In a special helicopter, the Helirin, navigate through mazes as quickly as you can while avoiding obstacles such as walls, pistons and cannons. You can also customize your Helirin by using items acquired in Adventure mode.
    • Polarium Advance – In this Game Boy Advance puzzler, create horizontal rows of the same color to clear the board. Challenge yourself to 365 puzzles, with many modes that will test your mind.

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In addition to video games available at retail stores, Nintendo also offers a variety of content that people can download directly to their systems. Nintendo adds new games weekly to the Nintendo eShop on the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, the Nintendo DSi™ Shop for the Nintendo DSi system and the Wii™ Shop Channel for the Wii console.


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.

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