This Week’s North American Downloads – Steampunk Nintendo, WayForward Anniversary and more!

Out this week:

The debut of a new IP by the creators of Fire Emblem, the remastered version of Trine,  some new indie games, a new sale for the famous Phoenix Wright and WayForward celebrating their 25th anniversary! Oh, and another Atlus sale.

Trine Enchanted Edition

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  • Game Description: Trine Enchanted Edition is the origin story for the three unlikely heroes of Trine – Amadeus the Wizard, Pontius the Knight, and Zoya the Thief. Spellbound by the magical object Trine, the heroes must join forces to overcome obstacles and puzzles in a fully interactive physics-based world, battle the undead and their minions, and restore balance to the kingdom!
  • Price: $14.99

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Don’t Touch Anything Red

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  • Game Description: Jump, dodge, and control the direction of gravity to survive for as long as possible in Don’t Touch Anything Red, a brand new autorunner for Wii U from Helix Games. Red things move fast, so you need to be quick to move out of the way! Dodge on your own or with up to 5 friends with multiplayer.
  • Price: $1.79

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My Style Studio: Notebook

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  • Game Description: This is the right place where players of all ages can enjoy painting. A full set of powerful yet easy-to-use image editing tools. Use the pen or pencil to sketch or make your notes, use the brush and smudge tool to paint gorgeous artwork. Mix your photos with drawings and paintings or make a flipbook animation. You can also personalize your notebook by drawing on the cover.
  • Price: $2.99

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F-Zero – GP Legend

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  • Game Description: Get your adrenaline pumping, and race plasma-powered machines against the galaxy’s most elite racers! Boost down some of the most dangerous tracks in the universe, and strive for victory at all costs—even if it means ramming your opponent off the track. Compete in the Grand Prix or Story modes, climb the standings, and unlock additional modes and characters. Put the pedal to the metal, and get busy boosting, bumping, and jumping your way to intergalactic glory!
  • Price: $6.99

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3D Out Run

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  • Game Description: 3D Out Run is the critically acclaimed 1986 driving game designed by Yu Suzuki, re-mastered and enhanced for the Nintendo 3DS hand-held system. 3D Out Run includes all of Out Run’s original content, alongside two new songs and runs at 60 frames per second, which is twice the speed of the original version.
  • Price: $5.99

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50 PINCH BARRAGE!!

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  • Game Description: You will assume the role of a treasure hunter that makes an emergency landing on a mysterious island. With traps and obstacles, not to mention angry natives and wild beasts, thrown at you one after the other, do you have what it takes to get yourself out of the pinch and off the island in one piece?
  • Price: $2.99

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Music On: Electric Guitar

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  • Game Description:Transform your Nintendo 3DS™ into the most incredible electric guitar and your stylus into a pick. Amaze you how easy it’s to play your favorite songs, even if music isn’t your thing! Aside from the +950 chord catalog, that you can see and hear, and an unbelievable real sound, you also have 3 pedal effects: Distortion, Flanger & Delay, a special screen for melodies and 32 chord short-cuts.
  • Price: $1.99

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Monster Combine TD

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  • Game Description: Become a summoner to protect a prestigious school of wizardry and witchcraft! With the help of your new companion Katrina, defend the school’s gates by summoning weird-looking creatures coming from the old tales and mythologies. Fresh and intuitive Drag & Drop gameplay, move your monsters as if you were moving pieces on a board game.
  • Price: $3.99

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Shanghai Mahjong

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  • Game Description: Bamboos, Circles, Winds, Dragons: assemble splendid tiles, fully modelled in 3D, by traditional colour and clear the playing area to win!
  • Price: $7.99

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Code Name: S.T.E.A.M.

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  • Game Description: In the Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. game, you will launch S.T.E.A.M. (Strike Team Eliminating the Alien Menace), an elite team of steam-powered special-forces soldiers, to save the world from an alien menace. In this new blend of action and strategy, your commandos use steam power stored in special backpacks to move into position and fire an arsenal of distinct weapons. Pick your team members and load out, then use strategy to decide the best way to approach this steampunk-inspired battlefield.
  • Price: $39.99 (From Friday)

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  • NES: Balloon Fighter – $1.99
  • Pokémon: Mega Rayquaza – $1.99
  • Pokémon Friends – $1.99
  • Pokémon: Hanafuda – $1.99

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Special Offers:

Frozenbyte Promotion

Get 20% off in Trine Enchanted Edition if you own Trine 2: Director’s Cut on your NNID account, or vice-versa.

WayForward 25th Anniversary Sale (Nintendo 3DS and Wii U)

Until March 19th

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3DS:

  • Mighty Switch Force! –  $1.49 ($5.99)
  • Mighty Switch Force! 2 – $1.49 ($5.99)
  • Shantae And The Pirate’s Curse  – $14.99 ($19.99)

Wii U:

  • Mighty Switch Force!: Hyper Drive Edition –  $2.49 ($9.99)
  • Mighty Switch Force! 2 – $1.49 ($5.99)
  • Shantae And The Pirate’s Curse  – $14.99 ($19.99)

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Nintendo 3DS – Temporal Discounts

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  • Shin Megami Tensei IV – $14.99 ($29.99) – From March 16th until March 23rd
  • Code of Princess – TBA – From March 16th until March 23rd
  • Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan – TBA – From March 16th until March 23rd
  • Soccer Up 3D – $1.99 ($2.99) – Until April 9th
  • Soccer Up Online -$2.99 ($3.99) – Until April 9th
  • Luv Me Buddies Wonderland – $14.90 ($24.99) – Until May 14th
  • Classic Games Overload: Card & Puzzle Edition – Telegames Inc – $19.99 ($29.99) – Until March 30th
  • Real Heroes Firefighter 3D Download Version – $4.99 ($9.99) – Until March 26th
  • Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies – $16.79 ($29.99) – Until March 26th
  • Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy – $22.49 ($29.99) – Until March 26th

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Nintendo 3DS – Permanent Discounts

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  • Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl – $29.99 ($39.99)

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Nintendo Wii U – Temporal Discounts

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  • ZaciSa’s Last Stand – $0.99 ($1.99) – Until 2nd April
  • Breezeblox – $4.99 ($9.99) – Until March 19th
  • Arrow Time U – $0.99 ($1.99) – Until March 25th

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Eric Weichhart
When it comes to gaming, I don't choose a side nor the budget, but how much fun I will get from playing.