Nintendo Download: Pandora’s Tower, Wind-Up Knight 2, more


One of the last major games released for the Wii, Pandora’s Tower, is now available to download through the Wii U eShop. Developed by Ganbarion, and originally released in April 2013, Pandora’s Tower tells the “haunting tale [of] a cursed young woman’s slow transformation into a hideous beast, and the lengths to which the man she loves will go in order to save her.” Best of all, it’s priced at $20, well below the price tag most online retailers are currently seeking for a new copy.

Over on the 3DS eShop, there’s a pair of new licensed that should keep all the kids out there entertained. Paddington: Adventures in London asks players to guide the titular bear through the streets of London as he does good deeds for its citizens. And in Garfield Kart, players get behind the wheel in a kart racing game that stars the lasagna-eating cat and all his friends. I’ll let someone else make the Toonces joke…

Actually, I might be the only one that still remembers Toonces.

Anyway, more information on all of this week’s new eShop releases can be found after the break.

Wii U eShop

Pandora’s Tower – Pandora’s Tower tells a haunting tale about a cursed young woman’s slow transformation into a hideous beast, and the lengths to which the man she loves will go in order to save her. The stylish action RPG originally launched for the Wii console and is now available to download in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U.

Wind-Up Knight 2 – In this relentless action platformer, play as Sprint, the clockwork knight who just … can’t … stop. Your skills will be pushed to the absolute limits as you jump, swing, roll, attack and endure countless dangers, including traps, cliffs and assorted enemies.

3DS eShop

Paddington: Adventures in London – A bear in the City! The adventures of a very singular bear. Help the inhabitants of London and become the perfect “Gentlebear.” Make marmalade, dance along to the rhythm, find pickpockets… numerous missions await you! He has only just begun to get to know London.

Garfield Kart – Join Garfield and his friends in the funniest fast and furry-ious game!

Best of Arcade Games: Bubble Buster – Rediscover a timeless puzzle game with Bubble Buster! Solve 50 puzzles in Adventure mode and play any level you want in Free Mode. Precise aim, wildcard bubbles… unlock lots of bonuses using the points you accumulate while playing. Take on obstacles never seen before in games of the genre, such as magic bubbles that change colour!

Best of Arcade Games: Air Hockey – Rediscover a timeless amusement arcade classic with Air Hockey! Rise to 20 challenges against tougher and tougher opponents in Adventure mode to become an Air Hockey pro. Magnetic puck, accelerated speed, gravity warping… Discover ten astonishing bonuses and penalties! Aim straight to get around the obstacles and joker penguins crossing the rink, and score the winning goal!

Brave Tank Hero – Paradise City has been invaded, and it’s up to you, brave soldier, to help take the city back! Complete over 50 action-packed Missions in this 3D action tank game! You’ll be able to power up your tank to take on the increasingly difficult enemies! Don’t forget to use your radar to plan tactical attacks against the enemy! You can also replay Missions to get better rankings to help power up your tank! Choose from three different types of tanks to take on the enemy, including huge and fearsome boss tanks! Defeat the invading forces to return the “Paradise” back to Paradise City!

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