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This Week in Europe Downloads - September 8, 2011

by Daan Koopman - September 5, 2011, 6:49 am EDT
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Just two download games hit Europe this week and not one of them is new.

European gamers can look forward to two new games that will hit the download services on thursday.

On WiiWare, players will be able to download 3D Pixel Racing from Microforum. The racer features a distinctive retro 3D look, along with 10 tracks, 11 cars, and 10 pilots to choose from. There are various game modes to boot like Capture the Flag, Hot Pursuit and Time Trial. 3D Pixel Racing will set you back 500 Points.

DSiWare enthousiasts will have Anonymous Notes: Chapter 1 - From The Abyss to keep them busy this week. The RPG takes place in a monster-filled dungeon where players must ultimately fight a powerful boss. The game offers replayability through randomly generated dungeons. Combat includes the Soul Capture move, which allow you to steal weapons and magic from your enemies. Anonymous Notes is yours for either €2.00/£1.80 on the Nintendo eShop or 200 Points on the Nintendo DSi Shop.

[EU] Experience Retro Racing With A Modern Twist In 3D Pixel Racing

Also available on Nintendo DSiWare this week - Anonymous Notes: Chapter 1 - From The Abyss - battle monsters in an infinitely expanding dungeon.

5th September 2011: Classic 8-bit graphics clash with modern 3D era gameplay when 3D Pixel Racing becomes available on WiiWare this week. Challenge up to four friends in the numerous crazy race modes in the first 3D Pixel retro-cool racing game in the world.

On Nintendo DSiWare this week, Anonymous Notes Chapter 1 - From The Abyss - an action packed RPG which takes place in an ever extending dungeon becomes available to download from the Nintendo eShop and Nintendo DSi Shop. Defeat the monsters crawling about the various dungeons and face the terrifying boss monster lurking in the darkest depths.

Check out the latest offerings below which are also available for download this week via Nintendo eShop, Nintendo DSi Shop and the Wii Shop Channel.

Anonymous Notes Chapter 1 - From The Abyss - (Sonic Powered)
Nintendo eShop (DSiWare) - €2
Nintendo DSi Shop (DSiWare) - 200 Points
Game Description: This full-on action RPG is packed with exhilaration and takes place inside an infinitely-extending dungeon. Do away with the monsters crawling about the various dungeons, and try your hand at defeating the terrifying boss monster lurking in the darkest depths. Using an attack known as "Soul Capture", the main character can steal monsters' magic and other skills, as well as pick up weapons and shields to power up along the way. You’ll get an exhilarating rush from strengthening the character through the combination of different equipment and skills, and then crushing the monsters in a powerful sweep.

3D Pixel Racing (Microforum)
Wii Shop Channel (WiiWare) - 500 Points
Game Description: You play Aya, the daughter of the Cube Corporation and you must restore energy to the Cubes, the power sources of the stars. Teleport onto the Cubes to collect the Energy Packs to get the Cube engines working again. But it's not that easy to find your way around; you'll have to think outside the box and mustn't get disorientated, even when you're upside down! Sometimes you must think carefully about what to do, while in other situations it's all down to good timing.

Don’t forget that those fans who have shown their support to Nintendo 3DS and purchased the console before 12th August 2011 can still download their ten free classic NES games from the Nintendo eShop as part of the Nintendo 3DS Ambassador Programme*. All your old favourites are back and completely free - Super Mario Bros™, The Legend of Zelda™, NES Open Tournament Golf, Donkey Kong Jr.™,  Metroid™ and Mario & Yoshi™ to name a few!

You simply have to visit the Nintendo eShop, click on the “Menu” button, select “Settings/Other” and download your ten free games from the “Title You’ve Downloaded” option. Remember to also download your “Nintendo 3DS Ambassador Certificate” as you will then receive further information on your ten remaining free Virtual Console Game Boy Advance titles via SpotPass™ later in the year.

For further information on the Nintendo Ambassador Programme visit www.nintendo.co.uk

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