The Shadow of the Wii U Looms Over Mario, Mickey Mouse and Pokémon in This Week’s Nintendo Download

The next home console from Nintendo is so close you can taste it. It probably tastes like fingerprints. In the meantime, games continue to roll out for the company's handhelds. And, look, a WiiWare release! Let's run it all down.


Games

The Shadow of the Wii U Looms Over Mario, Mickey Mouse and Pokémon in This Week’s Nintendo DownloadS

Paper Mario: Sticker Star
Platform: 3DS/3DS XL
Price: $39.99

When an accident scatters stickers across the land, Mario™ sets off on an adventure to repair a torn world. Searching Forests, Deserts and Mountains, Mario collects stickers to solve puzzles and battle monsters. Flatten characters, roll out towns and walk through living, breathing dioramas. Paper Mario: Sticker Star will be available at retail stores and in the Nintendo eShop on Nov. 11.

The Shadow of the Wii U Looms Over Mario, Mickey Mouse and Pokémon in This Week’s Nintendo DownloadS

Pokédex 3D Pro
Platform: 3DS/3DS XL
Price: $14.99

The Pokédex 3D Pro application is an upgraded version of the original Pokédex 3D application, exclusively available in the Nintendo eShop for $14.99. It includes detailed information about more than 640 Pokémon from the Pokémon video game series. The Pokédex 3D Pro application also includes in-depth sorting, comparison and ranking tools, as well as comprehensive details about the moves each Pokémon can learn, and how and when each Pokémon evolves.

The Shadow of the Wii U Looms Over Mario, Mickey Mouse and Pokémon in This Week’s Nintendo DownloadS

Johnny HotShot
Platform: 3DS/3DS XL
Price: $5.99

YEEEEEEE-HAAAAAAA! Johnny HotShot is an arcade action unlike any other!
After being warped into the world of one of Johnny's favorite arcade games, Cowboy Hotshot, Johnny must take on the role of sheriff and purge the town of the bandits led by Mr. Wang! Test your reaction skills in the Shooting Gallery, unleash justice upon bandits in the Saloon Shootout, and master the art of Lassoing bandits in Catch ‘Em All! Will Johnny every make it back to his own world? Why is Mr. Wang in the Cowboy Hotshot arcade machine? Do these questions even matter? Justice shall prevail!

Features
• Johnny is back in a brand-new adventure!
• Behold the transforming arcade machine!
• Deceptively challenging shoot-outs!

The Shadow of the Wii U Looms Over Mario, Mickey Mouse and Pokémon in This Week’s Nintendo DownloadS

Dress To Play: Cute Witches!
Platform: Wii
Price: $3.99

In Dress To Play: Cute Witches! Dress to play and play to dress!

Make a little witch and design her outfit in the dressing room. When you finish, get ready to set off on an adventure as your character flies away on her broomstick to a peaceful world inhabited by fantasy characters.
The more you play, the more rewards and gifts you'll receive. You'll also earn more items of clothing to dress your little witches in!

Features

• 2 games in one: Create and dress up a little witch at your taste. Enjoy playing the adventure with your character.
• 50 challenges which will provide more than 50 new pieces to dress your characters.
• Thousands of combinations to create thousands of different little witches.
• An adventure full of cute creatures.
• A colorful and beautiful universe to enjoy with the 3D effect.

The Shadow of the Wii U Looms Over Mario, Mickey Mouse and Pokémon in This Week’s Nintendo DownloadS

Come On! Dragons
Platform: 3DS/3DS XL
Price: $1.99

The kingdom is under attack by the dragons' army!

As the most skilled protector of the kingdom, you must strike back against the invaders with your mastered archery. With enemies appearing everywhere, how can you possibly defeat them with a single bow? No problem! The engineers have invented various types of traps. Use them wisely to mount defensive lines, and defeat the evil dragons!

Features
-A pleasurable action shooting experience with new tower defense elements
-Use various types of traps and skills to strike back at enemies
- 2 modes of difficulty

The Shadow of the Wii U Looms Over Mario, Mickey Mouse and Pokémon in This Week’s Nintendo Download

Smart Girl's Playhouse Mini
Platform: 3DS/3DS XL/DSi
Price: $4.99/500 Points

The award-winning Smart Girl's Playhouse series is back!

This time on Smart Girl's Playhouse™ Mini, little gamers will be delighted by the all-new graphics and games rebuilt from the ground up! Choose from 6 fun games and activities such as Drawing, Find Differences, Dress-Up and more! These wholesome games will bring out your child's talents and keep them occupied for hours. This title aims to give children and parents a great alternative to into the world of video games without inappropriate content.

Features
• An assortment of mini-games specifically made for girls.
• Wholesome mini-games that bring out the little one's talents.
• Great entry point for a young gamer.

The Shadow of the Wii U Looms Over Mario, Mickey Mouse and Pokémon in This Week’s Nintendo DownloadS

Sengoku 2
Platform: Wii
Price: 900 Wii Points

Originally released in 1993, Sengoku 2 is a belt-scrolling beat-'em-up game. The characters are warriors who have been summoned by a sorceress princess to take down a dark lord while battling through various epochs. As in the previous version, you can transform your characters, but unlike its predecessor, you don't have to save your ally to be able to transform into them, but rather you can change among the Ninja, Tengu and Ninja Dog freely right from the beginning. Furthermore, one of the new elements to this version is the incorporation of build up attacks and defense, giving a more tactical twist to this action brawler.


Demos

The Shadow of the Wii U Looms Over Mario, Mickey Mouse and Pokémon in This Week’s Nintendo Download

Disney Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion (Demo Version)
Platform: 3DS/3DS XL
Price: Free

Master the Power of Illusion! Players will take on the role of Mickey Mouse as he uses his brush to wield paint and thinner to save the Toons. Download the demo now in the Nintendo eShop.


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