I’ve got to keep this update short and sweet as I’m attending the Destiny 2 reveal event and have limited access (and time) to post our normal Thursday updates. Not a ton of stuff this week, but there’s some goodies, like Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia, which actually comes out tomorrow. Also on tap is the Disgaea 5 Complete demo for the Switch and the rhythm game Thumper also on the Switch (we’ll be reviewing that one very soon).
This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
- Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
- Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia – On a continent that was torn asunder by warring gods, guide two armies through brutal tactical battles, as this reimagined RPG epic invades the West for the first time. Uncover the intertwining stories of Alm and Celica, engage foes, fend off dragons and explore 3D dungeons. Your prowess will grow as you master this melding of modern and legacy Fire Emblem gameplay. The Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia game is available May 19.
- Season Pass ($44.99, twenty-two pieces of content): The Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia Season Pass includes all five DLC packs as they release. By purchasing the Season Pass, fans who want to receive all DLC will save more than 30 percent compared to purchasing all 22 pieces of content individually.
- DLC Pack #1 – Fledgling Warriors Pack ($7.99, three pieces of content): Ideal for early- to mid-game adventurers, this pack includes a new dungeon (The Astral Temple) and two new maps, great for gaining more items, in-game currency and experience points.
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
- Disgaea 5 Complete – Demo Version – Download the free Disgaea 5 Complete demo and try the strategy RPG game before it launches on May 23 on the Nintendo Switch console. Get a taste of Disgaea 5 with the first few stages of the game.
- Virtual Console on Wii U
- Blazing Lazers – Players control the extraordinary firepower of their Gunhed Star Fighter in this classic TurboGrafx-16 shooter. Collect power-ups to increase your ship’s battle strength so it can cut through enemies and defeat the bosses in all nine action-filled areas. Of course, as part of the “Soldier” series, the game contains a good combination of fast-paced speed with catchy, drum-propelled background music.Nintendo eShop sales:
- Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS
Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:
- New themes this week include:
- Fire Emblem Echoes: Alm’s Army
- Fire Emblem Echoes: Celica’s ArmyAlso new this week:
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 Nintendo eShop on the Nintendo Switch console, the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems.