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New to the 3DS eShop this week is Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney: Spirit of Justice, the latest game in Capcom’s Ace Attorney series. This time, Phoenix Wright and his colleagues will need to explore crime scenes, dust for fingerprints, and contact the dead to win the case.
Hopping over to the Wii U, the Nindies Summer Jam continues this week with Jotun: Valhalla Edition, an overhead action game from Thunder Lotus Games. The game features hand-drawn artwork and plunges players into the world of Norse mythology as Thora tries to enter Valhalla by provig herself to the Gods. Also available to download for the Wii U this week is Mario Strikers Charged, a Mario-centric soccer title that was originally released for the Wii in 2007.
Finally this week, we drop back down to the 3DS eShop for the digital launch of Super Castlevania IV. Originally released for the Super NES all the way back in 1991, it would be the last time that Simon Belmont battled Dracula in the franchise.
More information on all of these games (and a few other new releases) can be found after the break.
Wii U eShop
Jotun: Valhalla Edition – From Thunder Lotus Games, Jotun: Valhalla Edition is a hand-drawn action-exploration game set in Norse mythology. You play as Thora, a Norse warrior who died an inglorious death and must prove herself to the Gods to enter Valhalla. Jotun: Valhalla Edition features Valhalla Mode, a boss rush mode with even fiercer versions of the already challenging jotun. Exclusive to the Wii U version, the map is always displayed on the GamePad controller, and God Powers can be activated using the touch screen.
Mario Strikers Charged – In this action-packed Wii soccer game, battle in 17 interactive stadiums using MegaStrikes, Super Abilities and Skillshots to devastate the competition. Charge the ball to increase your chances of scoring, and use the Wii Remote controller to flatten foes and defend your goal. Wreck havoc on the field solo or with four players locally.
Letter Quest: Remastered – Spell words to battle monsters and earn gems that can be used to purchase upgrades, books, special items, potions, and much more! Letter Quest is a turn-based RPG featuring high-res artwork, clever wordplay, and two great soundtracks. Use your linguistic skills to survive!
Tetraminos – For beginners or veterans, Tetraminos offers an easy-to-learn, limitless challenge. Give your brain a workout with the 50 Puzzle mode levels, survive as long as possible in Endless mode and rack up the combos and same-color lines. Challenge your friends in local Versus mode with up to four players and sabotage their boards in wild games.
The Gem Collector – Embark on an adventure as Nomi, the volunteer gem collector from the Earth Tribe. Run, jump, fight enemies, solve puzzles, and collect gems in over 21 levels.
Rorrim – Rorrim is a puzzle/maze game suitable for all ages. Help the princess escape the dungeon both in the mirror world and the real one. Use both the Wii U GamePad and the TV to see both realities at the same time.
Touch Selections – Touch Seletions combines two classic games, Peg Solitaire and Avoider, in a single download. In Peg Solitaire, you are presented with a series of puzzles that will test your skills. Players must move their pegs around the game board, “jumping” other pegs to remove as many as possible. Your goal in Avoider is to travel through the galaxy without taking any damage by enemy ships.
SphereZor – Enjoy crossover gameplay inspired by classic games you’d find in an 80s arcade. In 70 challenging Levels, help SphereZor and SphereZora to escape the TriZors. Guide SphereZor through challenging environments and level hazards to collect all the Power Cores, beware the evil TriZors they will stop you at all costs from saving the land of SphereZoria.
Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney: Spirit of Justice – Court is now in session! Join new characters and returning favorites like Phoenix and Maya to solve puzzling mysteries and watch this new courtroom drama unfold. With the touch features of the Nintendo 3DS system, exciting investigative techniques are at your fingertips, like exploring crime scenes and dusting for fingerprints.
Super Castlevania IV – Are you brave enough to take on this spooky Super NES classic? Take up the legendary whip, Vampire Killer, and tread through Dracula’s Castle as the famous Simon Belmont. Defeat ghastly ghouls, goblins and other monstrous creatures in 11 stages of treacherous chambers and dark caverns before facing the Prince of Darkness himself.
Futuridium EP Deluxe – Futuridium EP Deluxe is a psychedelic retro inspired shoot’em up with a modern twist, that blends together frantic action, puzzle elements, a vibrant low poly aesthetic and an heart pumping electronic soundtrack.