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Nintendo Download: Stretchmo, New Super Mario Bros., Attack on Titan 3DS, more

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It’s Thursday, so that means it’s time for another edition of the Nintendo Download. Eight new games will call the Nintendo eShop home this week. Some of this week’s new releases include…

  • The first game in Nintendo’s side-scrolling New Super Mario Bros. series makes the leap from the DS to the Wii U.
  • Capcom continues their Mega May promotion with the launch of Mega Man Battle Network 3: Blue/White, which was originally released for the Game Boy Advance, on the Wii U eShop.
  • The first game based on the popular Attack on Titan anime, Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains, has been added to the 3DS eShop.
  • Stretchmo is the latest game in Nintendo’s Pushmo series of puzzlers. Available now on the 3DS, players have the option to play a free-to-play version limited to the first seven levels or they can purchase additional level packs individually or as a bundle.

More information on all these titles (and four others) can be found after the break. (more…)

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Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains will be released in US on May 12 but it’s been renamed and delayed in Europe

Atlus has announced a final release date for Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains. The game, which is based on the popular anime and manga, will be available to download from the 3DS eShop on May 12. Unfortunately, this release date only applies to Nintendo’s digital store in North America. In Europe, a copyright claim has forced the game to undergo a title change (it’s now known as Shingeki no Kyojin: Humanity in Chains) and is the cause of an indefinite delay. However, the publisher says they are working to release it “as soon as possible” in Europe.

Atlus also plans to reward players who purchase Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains, regardless of which territory they buy it in. The publisher has confirmed that everyone who buys the game in either region will receive an exclusive Attack on Titan 3DS Theme.

Finally, Atlus has released a new character trailer, which has been embedded above, that introduces players to the game’s playable Scouts including Eren Jaeger, Mikasa Ackermann, Armin Arlelt, Levi, and Sasha Braus.

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New Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains trailer looks at the game’s features

Attack on Titan is ridiculously, wildly popular among anime fans. So it surprises me that it took nearly two years for Atlus and Spike Chunsoft to announce an American release date for Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains. But with the 3DS game finally ready to cross the Pacific next month, Atlus has served up a new gameplay trailer showcasing the game’s feature set. Here’s just some of the features Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains players will get to experience…

  • Online Multiplayer
  • Familiar Locales (Forest of Giant Trees, Beyond the Wall, Trost District)
  • Fearsome Titans
  • Challenging Missions
  • Combat Skills
  • Mighty Weapons
  • Titan-on-Titan Fighting Abilities
  • Character Customization

If you missed the whole Attack on Titan craze, Nintendo wants to help you catch up. The first two episodes of the anime are now available to download through the 3DS eShop (for free) through June 30.

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Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains will be released for 3DS in May

Nintendo has announced that Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains will be released for the 3DS this May. Published by Atlus and developed bu Spike Chunsoft, the game will allow players to take command of multiple characters from the manga and anime including Eren Jaeger and Mikasa Ackermann. Humanity in Chains will offer local or online co-op multiplayer for up to four players, as well as enhanced camera controls on the New 3DS XL.

In case you’re unfamiliar with the Attack on Titan anime, Nintendo has added a free download of the first two episodes to the 3DS eShop. You can check out more footage of Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains in the replay of today’s Nintendo Direct presentation.

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Australian Classification Board outs US release of Attack on Titan 3DS game

attackontitan3dsAre you an Attack on Titan fan? If so, you’ll be pleased to learn that a 3DS game based on the wildly popular anime series will likely be released in America sometime soon.

According to a rating issued by the Australian Classification Board, an Attack on Titan game developed by Spike Chunsoft will soon be published in Australia by Atlus USA. It stands to reason that Atlus USA will also the game in America as well (and possibly Europe too).

The game, Attack on Titan: The Last Wings of Mankind, was originally released in Japan last December. Spike Chunsoft plans to release an updated version of the game, Attack on Titan: The Last Wings of Mankind CHAIN, in Japan this December. It’s unknown which version of the game is being localized by Atlus, though only the CHAIN edition includes online play and “online connectivity” is included in the Australian Classification Board listing.

Hopefully, Atlus makes an official announcement soon.

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Rumor: Attack on Titan 3DS game may be released in US

attackontitan3dsThe Attack on Titan 3DS game may be coming to US shores, according to Siliconera. Developer Spike Chunsoft told the site that they have been “searching for a publishing partner” to bring their game to North America. This is exciting news, as the show has become wildly popular here in the States.

Attack on Titan sold 93,000 copies in its first week available back in December 2013, and Spike Chunsoft has been faced with a demand that is “constantly outweighing supply.” Siliconera also mentioned that “by February 2014, the game had sold over 240,000 copies at retail — and we imagine even more when counting download copies, due to the short supply in retail stores.”

Hopefully this ends up being more than just a rumor, because I would love to swing around and take down Titans. Love it.

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