Nintendo Downloads for the Week of 6/16

on June 16, 2011 1:00 PM

Today marks the first Nintendo download update since Nintendo’s decision to move their releases from Mondays to Thursdays, and it doesn’t disappoint. How could it? We have Donkey Kong and Mega Man leading the way. Read on to see the full details on the newest releases for Nintendo 3DS, Wii and DSi, oh my!

Nintendo eShop
• Donkey Kong – The Game Boy™ version of the classic arcade game returns. Donkey Kong has once again kidnapped Pauline. Challenged by many perils, Mario™ must reach his archrival in order to save our damsel in distress. (For Nintendo 3DS)

Virtual Console
• Mega Man 5 – Guide Mega Man through 13 action-packed stages and defeat all eight of Protoman’s robots. Then get ready for a fight that pits brother against brother in the battle of the century. (For Wii)

• BIT.TRIP FLUX (demo version) – Get ready for classic paddle-based game play as the acclaimed BIT.TRIP series comes full-circle with BIT.TRIP FLUX, CommanderVideo’s final adventure. (For Wii)
Note: Some demo versions do not support all game features, and players cannot save their in-game progress in demo versions.

Also new this week:
• Gold Fever (Nintendo eShop, Nintendo DSiWare)
• Zimo: Mahjong Fanatic (Nintendo eShop, Nintendo DSiWare)
• Hidden Photo (Nintendo eShop, Nintendo DSiWare)
• Beach Party Craze (Nintendo eShop, Nintendo DSiWare)
• Snail Mail (WiiWare)

8 new games for 3 different systems. I hope you have your points saved and ready.

 /  Community Manager & Editor
Working on the DualShockers staff as both an editor and community manager since late 2009, François is absolutely no stranger to the videogame industry. He is a graduate from the City College of New York, and has his Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations and Advertising. His next step is to obtain his Master's degree at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Before starting his career, François has been gaming since the age of 2 with Super Mario World, and he has never looked back since. Gaming may be his profession, but it has always been his passion.