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Spin the Bottle: Bumpie’s Party and Steamworld Dig are this Week’s Nintendo Download Highlights

by on August 6, 2013
 

Another week, another batch of Wii U and 3DS downloads.

Wii U features the weirdest ‘thing’ with Bumpie’s Party, a game well worth watching other people ‘enjoy’, and it also receives a few Virtual Console offerings. Elsewhere the 3DS is graced with Steamworld Dig, a Spelunky-type affair that looks mighty interesting.

This week’s downloads:

  • Spin the Bottle: Bumpie’s Party (Wii U Download) – £5.99 

    Spin the Bottle: Bumpie’s Party is a cute, addictively fun game that puts an innocent modern spin on a party classic as players sit in a circle around the Wii U GamePad, taking turns to spin the virtual bottle and pair up for a series of innovative physical micro-challenges! Can you and a friend press the A Button and B Button on the Wii Remote without using your hands? Or how about holding your Wii Remote behind your friend’s back while you both jump together in sync? If it sounds easy, it isn’t!

  • Romance of the three Kingdoms™ IV Wall of Fire (Wii U Virtual Console – SNES) – £5.49 

    Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV is a gripping strategy simulation set in ancient China. Devise strategies against foreign rulers and take control of their cities to grow your own empire. Build armies and move your troops across the map, before plunging into the fray. To be a successful ruler you will need not only great warriors but also farmers and scientists; growing crops to keep your people well-fed, and developing new weapons to aid you in battle. But watch out for unexpected events like plagues, floods or swarms of locusts!

  • Galaga (Wii U Virtual Console – NES) – £3.49 

    Classic arcade shoot ‘em up Galaga was faithfully recreated for the home in this acclaimed NES™ version. Galaga became an instant classic with its innovative fighter combination system and varied enemy attack patterns. Control your fighter and shoot down the waves of invading aliens; and win bonuses in challenging stages by not missing a single enemy. If your fighter gets captured by an enemy, free it from the tractor beam and combine with it to form a dual fighter with twice the firepower!

  • Steamworld Dig (3DS Download) – £7.99 

    SteamWorld Dig is a platform mining adventure. Take the role as Rusty, a lone mining steambot, as he arrives to an old mining town in great need. Dig your way through the old earth, gaining riches while uncovering the ancient threat that lurks below…

  • Tangram Style (3DS Download) – £5.39 

    Through an incredible journey in the tropical jungle, resolve the mysteries of the “forgotten tangrams” and retrieve all the lost idols of the ancient Maya civilization. In Tangram Style, resolve more than 600 tangrams though 4 different game modes and collect the many trophies hidden in the forgotten temples’ ruins.

  • Deer Drive Legends (3DS Download) – 4.49 

    Featuring more than 30 elusive animals including woolly rhinos, white-tailed deer, wolves and Irish elk, Deer Drive Legends 3DS takes you to the far corners of the earth to hunt some of the wildest animals rarely seen by the human eye – several even believed to be extinct. Captured in rich 3D environments, these animals are quick, deadly, and eager to turn you into dinner! Engage in vicious boss battles against the feared T-Rex, saber-toothed cats, and Gastornis. With diverse weapons to choose from like sniper rifles, crossbows, and high-powered shotguns, Deer Drive Legends 3DS is the ultimate hunting game you’ve been waiting for!

That’s all the new stuff. There’s also a discount on escapeVektor (£4.49 down from £8.99), Crash City (£8.99 down from £17.99) and Rising Board 3D (£1.29 down from £1.79).

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