This week's North American downloads - July 31 (Mega Man Battle Network and more)

REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--This week's Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

Virtual Console on Wii U
MEGA MAN BATTLE NETWORK - Lan and his extraordinary network navigator MEGA MAN.EXE are skilled computer operators who hack into the expansive network world and battle network crime. In this Game Boy Advance classic, defeat hackers and viruses in real time, while collecting Battle Chips that will help along the way. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.

If you like Mega Man, then you're in for a treat - a classic Mega Man game will release every Thursday in August in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U!

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
LEGO Ninjago: Nindroids - The popular LEGO(r) NinjagoTM video game franchise is back with high-kicking action and adventure. Based on the first five new episodes of the animated TV series, LEGO Ninjago Rebooted, players will battle and defend New Ninjago City, where the Ninjas face a technological threat by the evil Overlord and his robotic army of Nindroids. Play as your favorite Ninja and battle enemies with combo moves and attacks. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.

Nintendo eShop Sales
Darts Up 3D - Darts Up 3D is 67 percent off (reduced from $2.99 to $0.99) until 9 a.m. PT on Aug. 20 in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS.
Sweet Memories - Blackjack - Sweet Memories - Blackjack is 30 percent off (reduced from $3.99 to $2.79) until 9 a.m. PT on Aug. 21 in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS.
WAKEDAS - WAKEDAS is 34 percent off (reduced from $2.99 to $1.99) until 9 a.m. PT on Aug. 21 in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS.

Price reduction:
Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag is being reduced to $29.99 (from $39.99) starting Aug. 4 in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U.

Also new this week:
Cubit the Hardcore Platformer Robot - Demo Version (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
Steel Empire (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
Tangram Attack (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
Frederic: Resurrection of Music (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
IQ Test (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
XType Plus (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)

Nintendo Direct for Hyrule Warriors airing August 4th (in English)

Capcom blog update: Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate - new multiplayer info (NA/EU can play online together)

Let's talk about the main focus again: multiplayer! I'm proud to confirm that multiplayer in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate will work amongst both North American and European versions, online AND locally!

So whether you have friends on the other side of the pond or you're traveling abroad, you can still join your fellow hunter and take on majestic beasts!

Full blog here

Shin Megami Tensei IV - coming to Europe Digitally in September for 19.99 Euros/17.99 Pounds

The Price to be a Samurai of the Eastern Kingdom of Mikado is Faith, Eternal
Vigilance, and €19.99

Irvine, Calif. -- July 30, 2014 -- ATLUS' renowned RPG for the Nintendo 3DS™, Shin Megami Tensei IV, is making its way to Europe later this year as a digital download title for just €19.99/£17.99. And by later this year, we mean sometime in September; all the DLC will be available as well, except for the North America retailer-exclusive pre-order bonus armor.

About Shin Megami Tensei IV
The story of Shin Megami Tensei IV revolves around the Samurai, the sacred protectors of the Eastern Kingdom of Mikado. As a newly appointed Samurai, players will struggle with factions that have nefarious designs on the world as they defend their home kingdom from a growing army of demons. Decisions players make throughout the course of the story will have lasting repercussions, as the fate of the world hangs in the balance.

More details are available on the official SMTIV website at

Art Academy Wii U Fallen off North American Upcoming Release List

Earlier we posted the upcoming releases by Nintendo in all regions from their recent fiscal report, it is worth noting that Art Academy for Wii U is no longer listed as an upcoming title for North America, while still having a 2014 release listed for Europe & Japan.

Captain Toad Treasure Tracker Delayed in Europe Till Jan 2015

Earlier we posted Nintendo's release lineup for upcoming titles from their recent financial report and it is worth noting on the list, that Captain Toads Treasure Tracker has been pushed back in Europe (and presumabley other PAL territories) till January 2015. It has kept it's 2014 release listing in Japan and North America however.

List of 3rd Party Sotware Coming to Nintendo Platforms By Region

List of Upcoming Nintendo Published Software By Region

GoNintendo 'End of Day' thought - EXCLUSIVE Reveal of a new 3DS eShop game from Renegade Kid coming to GN next week!

Yes, I know I'm cheating a bit with this End of Day thought, but it felt like the right thing to do! I really believe in Renegade Kid and the passion they put in their projects, so I want to help promote as much as possible. Hopefully this news is exciting enough to warrant another look! You speculate away as I catch some rest. See you in a few, short hours! you like the 3DS? Are you a fan of the 3DS eShop? Do you love the work of Renegade Kid? If so, you might want to mark this down on your calendars. Coming next Sunday night/Monday morning for our End of Day thought (Aug 3rd/4th), we'll have the EXCLUSIVE reveal on a brand-new 3DS eShop game from Renegade Kid!

So excited to bring you the news on this one. I've been dying to tell you about it and now we're less than a week away from the reveal! Make sure to check back here next Sunday night/Monday morning for the first details! Trust me, this isn't one you'll want to miss!

Oh, and we'll be providing plenty more of exclusive content on this game in the weeks to follow. We're working very closely with Renegade Kid to make sure you get all the latest info on this project right here on GoNintendo!

Hyrule Warriors getting another NicoNico live-stream this Thursday

List of people who will be there:

- Shigeru Miyamoto
- Eiji Aonuma
- Yoichi Erikawa (Tecmo-Koei CEO)
- Hisashi Koinuma (Producer)
- Yosuke Hayashi (Director)
- Ikubo Haruna


Europe: 7AM
USA (East Coast) : 1AM
USA (West Cost) : 10PM (Wednesday)
Japan : 2PM


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