Nintendo Digital Download: Valley Full Of Minions & Millionaires
It’s another huge week for releases on Nintendo platforms. 11 games come out over the course of the next two days and another two on Tuesday. As a reminder, the games slated to release today usually go live on the eShop around 9am PT, 11am CT, 12pm ET.
One of the games Switch owners have been eager to get their paws on is Stardew Valley. Take Harvest Moon, sprinkle in some Rune Factory, and add a dash of Animal Crossing and you get a game that has captivated millions over the past year. Now you’ll be able to play anywhere you like!
Coming to the Nintendo 3DS tomorrow (Friday) are Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser’s Minions and Layton’s Mystery Journey: Katrielle & the Millionaires’ Conspiracy. The former is a remake of the classic GBA RPG with new graphics and a completely new side story. The latter is the latest installment in the Layton series, packed with puzzles, mystery and humor.
For the rest of this week’s releases and sales, be sure to read the official press release below:
This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
- Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch
- Stardew Valley – You’ve inherited your grandfather’s old farm plot in Stardew Valley. Armed with hand-me-down tools and a few coins, you set out to begin your new life. Can you learn to live off the land and turn these overgrown fields into a thriving home? It won’t be easy. Ever since Joja Corporation came to town, the old ways of life have all but disappeared. With a little dedication, you might just be the one to restore Stardew Valley to greatness!
- Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
- Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser’s Minions – There are so many surprises, thrills and laughs in store for Mario and Luigi that it isn’t even funny … except it is! Every hee-hee and ha-ha in this classic RPG adventure has been remade in 2D for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems. Plus, a new squad-based strategy tie-in sees Bowser’s Minions on a quest to stop Fawful. “Have you readiness for this?!?” Mario& Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser’s Minions will be available on Oct. 6.
- LAYTON’S MYSTERY JOURNEY: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy – The renowned Layton series returns to Nintendo 3DS with the seventh installment, LAYTON’S MYSTERY JOURNEY: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy. A new adventure packed with puzzles, mystery and humor introduces Katrielle Layton, daughter of the famous Professor Layton, in a casual, comical quizzical quest. Full of ingenious challenges, charming characters and clever plot twists, the newest instalment will prove that “The truth is always stranger than fiction.” LAYTON’S MYSTERY JOURNEY: Katrielle and the Millionaires’ Conspiracy will be available on Oct. 6.Nintendo eShop sales:
- Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS
- Great deals this week! Check out the full list of deals on Nintendo 3DS and Wii U available this week at http://www.nintendo.com/games/sales-and-deals.Activities:
- Halloween My Nintendo Rewards – Get set for Halloween with these spooky new rewards from My Nintendo. Here are our picks for Halloween and fall-inspired rewards for the month of October.
- Three days to save the world – Link’s shadowy tale:
- The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D (Nintendo 3DS) – 40 percent off
- Try out a new look for Halloween:
- Splatoon (Wii U) – 20 percent off
- Yoshi’s New Island (Nintendo 3DS) – 20 percent off
- Horribly scary battles:
- Sin & Punishment (Wii U) – 30 percent off
- Sin & Punishment: Star Successor (Wii U) – 40 percent off
- Epic adventures battling the darkness:
- Golden Sun (Wii U) – 30 percent off
- Golden Sun: The Lost Age (Wii U) – 40 percent off
- Halloween brain teasers that are frightfully challenging:
- Brain Age: Concentration Training (Nintendo 3DS) – 30 percent off
- Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition (Nintendo 3DS) – 30 percent off
- A pulse-pounding plummet down a well:
- Kersploosh! (Nintendo 3DS) – 40 percent off
- Special offers for RPG fans:
- Xenoblade Chronicles 3D (Nintendo 3DS) – 40 percent offTheme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:
- New themes this week include:
- BOXBOY! 2.5th Year AnniversaryAlso new this week:
- Axiom Verge (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)
- Earth Atlantis (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)
- Touhou Kobuto V: Burst Battle (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available Oct. 10
- Tiny Barbarian DX (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available Oct. 10
- OXENFREE (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch) – Available Oct. 6
- Tumblestone (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)
- Volgarr the Viking (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)
- Ninja Shodown (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)
- ACA NEOGEO METAL SLUG X (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Switch)
- Symphony of Eternity (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
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.
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.