Nintendo Download for Europe – Final Fantasy III

Hey, Europe! Miss out the classic that is Final Fantasy III (900 points)? Er, well…. Technically VI.  Now you can get it on the Virtual Console!  If that isn’t enough to make your Nintendo Download week, I’m not sure what else is!

If you don’t fancy yourself old JPRGs though, you can grab Bingo Delux (500 points) on WiiWare, or check out the demo for Learning with PooYoos Episode 2. DSiWare has Castle Conquerer (500 points), 5 in 1 Mahjong (200 points), and Arctic Escape (500 points).

You can check out full details for each title after the jump.

Virtual Console – FINAL FANTASY® III (SQUARE ENIX, Super Nintendo, 900 Wii Points)

Originally released as FINAL FANTASY III on SNES in North America, this game is in fact FINAL FANTASY VI from the main series chronology. Continuing the long history of FINAL FANTASY games, FINAL FANTASY III allows you to enter the world of the Espers. Mythical magic beings, thought long extinct until the discovery of one buried deep in the ice sparks a series of magic attacks amongst citizens using MagiTek weapons.

Who or what is behind the rediscovery and redeployment of this legendary power? What chaotic plans exist that will wreck havoc on this orderly world?

WiiWare – BINGO PARTY Deluxe (Ateam Inc., 500 Wii Points)
The ultimate BINGO game collection! BINGO PARTY Deluxe includes classic BINGO games and an exciting new BINGO PARTY mode for more interactive fun.

In BINGO PARTY Deluxe, play with up to four players in 75-Ball BINGO, 90- Ball BINGO, or BINGO PARTY game modes. The more you play, the more BINGO points you collect. Keep collecting BINGO points to unlock many fun goodies in the game including new game modes, BINGO card patterns, and more.

All BINGO game modes can be played with computer players, with difficulty settings to adjust your skill level.

WiiWare Demo* – Learning with the PooYoos: Episode 2

Nintendo DSiWare – Castle Conqueror (CIRCLE Ent., 500 Nintendo DSi Points)

Castle Conqueror is a real-time strategy game, perfect for those who want to dabble in the genre for the first time. You play a commander who must resist the enemy empire and save the lives of the people he is sworn to protect.

There are five chapters in total to complete, with each containing 10 stages. The rules are easy to pick up and made for fun gaming. Play this game using the stylus on the Nintendo DSi Touch Screen. Select the player’s castle, and then send your army to storm the enemy’s castle in real time. Capture the castle and destroy your enemies to earn gold that you can use to upgrade your commander’s abilities and to buy items that will help you win more battles. Select commanders and different cards to upgrade your army or castle. If, at the end of a battle, you have managed to occupy the enemy’s castle, you win!

Nintendo DSiWare – 5 in 1 Mahjong (, 200 Nintendo DSi Points)

Take a fresh look at one of the world’s oldest games in Classic Mahjong mode which will allow you to choose from one of 300 layouts in three difficulty levels as you test your mental prowess.

However, if you want something a little different, then why not try Countdown mode where you only have 20 minutes to complete the puzzle. Train your memory effectively with Remember mode, don’t hesitate in Shuffle or act quickly to find the right set of tiles in Match mode.

But don’t despair if you get flummoxed by this ancient game, handy hints will always be available, making it accessible for all skill levels.

Nintendo DSiWare – Arctic Escape (Teyon, 500 Nintendo DSi Points)
Take control of a group of penguins as they try to make their way back to Antarctica after being abducted by a cunning scientist.
Lead your penguins safely through over 100 frosty levels by using commands such as walking, jumping or waiting to plot your way through. Without you they have no chance of survival so guide them to avoid broken ice areas, falling cages, wolves and other dangerous obstacles.

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