Puzzles, Platforms and Towel Attacks? This week in Nintendo Downloads

This week in the Nintendo Download, Pro Jumper! premieres for North American audiences, though the trailer is still in Japanese, it's an adorable variation on platformers. Tennis and Stratego are exactly what they sound like&emdash;expect no variations there. This week is rounded out by a hidden-object game that will put I Spy books to shame, and and a classic puzzle for the 3DS and DSi.

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Puzzles, Platforms and Towel Attacks? This week in Nintendo Downloads

Pro Jumper! Guilty Gear Tangent?!
Publisher: Aksys Games
Price: 500 DSi Points/$4.99

Run, jump and towel-attack to collect apples and successfully bypass the legions bent on Chimaki's destruction.

Chimaki from Guilty Gear 2 stars in this quirky platformer for the Nintendo DSiWare service. Chimaki is a tiny creature with an insatiable lust for life. Something of a recluse, he ventures out of his hermitage on occasion to seek the truth. What goes on behind that implacable face is a mystery – perhaps even to Chimaki himself. Make use of Chimaki's run, jump and towel attacks to collect apples, successfully bypass the legions bent on his destruction and reach the hot spring located at the end of each stage. Chimaki is a lover, not a fighter. As such, a mere two hits will cause him to expire.

Puzzles, Platforms and Towel Attacks? This week in Nintendo Downloads

Stratego: Next Edition
Publisher: Games Factory Online
Price: 500 DSi Points/$4.99

Become the greatest general of all time.

In Stratego: Next Edition you must demonstrate your strategic skills on the battlefield. Stratego' s unique game play pits you against opponents who will do everything in their power to outsmart you. Rise to the challenge and confront them in battle. Emerge victorious and you'll become the greatest general of all time. You can also play Stratego: Next Edition wirelessly against a friend who also owns a Nintendo DSi™ or Nintendo 3DS™ system and has a copy of the game. Do you have the strength to endure these challenges and be the first to capture the flag?

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Delbo
Publisher: Neko Entertainment
Price: 200 DSi Points/$1.99

Delbo is a shooting game in which the player shoots an orb to extinguish the same color orbs falling down from the upper side.

Delbo is a shooting-based puzzle game. Players must shoot an orb from the lower side of the screen to hit falling orbs from the upper side of the screen. When the color of the falling orbs matches the orb players shoot, they will be connected and extinguished. This game is easy to play but hard to master.


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Puzzles, Platforms and Towel Attacks? This week in Nintendo Downloads

Tennis
Publisher: Nintendo
Original Platform: Game Boy
Price: $2.99

Tennis, anyone? The ball is in your court.

For fans of classic video games and of the sport itself, this is one to add to your collection. As seen in the 1989 Game Boy™ release, this game delivers realistic match-play action.

Choose your opponent's skill level and practice your power serves, skillfully placed shots, lofty lobs and killer cross-courts. You may even recognize a friendly face on the court: Mario™. He will serve as umpire and call the close ones.

Get ready to game, set and match in Tennis. To enjoy the 3D effect of Nintendo 3DS software, you must experience it from the system itself. All screenshots and videos on this website have been captured in 2D mode.


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The Mystery of Whiterock Castle
Publisher: Aksys Games
Price: 500 Wii Points

Experience a thrilling adventure at Whiterock Castle as you search for a missing princess. Find all the hidden objects in 10 meticulously detailed settings as you get to know the various inhabitants and rooms of the castle. You can journey through a medieval fantasy world in a single-player game, compete against other players or help each other out in co-operative game play. Make haste and explore the King's vast castle with its gloomy dungeons and secret nooks and crannies. Every adventure will be unlike any other because the hidden objects will always be concealed in different places. The hunt for the highest score has begun.