Nintendo Deals & Downloads: Bayonetta 2, Fantasy Life & more

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It’s Thursday again, which means a fresh crop of newly available download titles including virtual console games is available in North America. This week is pretty heavy hitting, with Bayonetta 2 on Wii U and Fantasy Life on the Nintendo 3DS both dropping this week. Castlevania fans will be happy to see what’s coming for the virtual console and if that isn’t enough, there’s plenty more. Check it out below.

Nintendo eShop on Wii U

  • A bewitching Bayonetta deal! – Anyone who purchases the digital version of Bayonetta or Bayonetta 2 in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U will receive an automatic discount that will be applied to the purchase of the other game, making the total for both games just $59.98.
  • Bayonetta 2 – Bayonetta’s back and more powerful than ever. Wield wild new weapons and execute deadly new moves – like the powerful Umbran Climax – to take out angels and demons in this breathtaking action game. You can even team up with friends in two-player online co-op fights. Bayonetta 2 will be available on Oct. 24. A free demo for Bayonetta 2 is now available in the Nintendo eShop. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.
  • Bayonetta – Bayonetta is a butt-kicking, havoc-wreaking witch, and she’ll shoot, whip and slice as she uncovers the truth about her own past. Her weapons and moves are all stylishly over the top, but she can also dodge attacks to slow down time and inflict Torture Attacks on her enemies. Bayonetta will be available on Oct. 24.
  • Just Dance 2015 – The world’s No. 1 dance game is back with new moves, game modes and more than 40 top tracks, featuring hit songs by Maroon 5, Pharrell Williams and Rihanna. In the new Community Remix, players become a Just Dance coach, while in the new Dance Challenger Mode, everyone can dance along or compete against players around the world. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS

  • Fantasy Life – It’s time to get a Life! Embark on the adventure of your dream life as you craft, cast, battle and role-play like never before. With the innovative Life system, your choices don’t just upgrade characters – they help shape your journey! Fantasy Life will be available on Oct. 24. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.
  • Pokémon Art Academy – Players take on the role of a young aspiring artist who enrolls in the prestigious (and colorful!) Pokémon Art Academy to learn how to draw Pokémon under the tutelage of Professor Andy. Through novice lessons they are taught the basics of art and introduced to various tools and techniques they will use to create a variety of different Pokémon from every known region. Pokémon Art Academy will be available on Oct. 24. Click here to watch a trailer for the game. Get a download code for the Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Special Demo Version when purchasing the Pokémon Art Academy game exclusively in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS or Nintendo 2DS (download codes are available while supplies last). Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, the next games in the beloved Pokémon series, both launch on Nov. 21.
  • Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse – Set sail for adventure with Shantae, the belly-dancing, hair-whipping half-genie. When Shantae loses her genie magic, she must team up with her arch nemesis Risky Boots and become a pirate in order to save Sequin Land from an evil curse. In this new adventure, Shantae travels to mysterious islands, explores daunting labyrinths, masters pirate weapons and slays huge boss monsters with her signature hair-whip attack. Shantae and The Pirate’s Curse is now available exclusively on Nintendo 3DS. Click here to watch a trailer for this game.

Nintendo eShop Sales

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS

  • Sweet Memories: Black Jack is 30 percent off (reduced from $3.99 to $2.79) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 6.
  • Wakedas is more than 30 percent off (reduced from $2.99 to $1.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Nov. 6.
  • Also new this week:
  • Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow (Virtual Console on Wii U)
  • The Voice (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
  • Big Hero 6 Battle in the Bay (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS) – Available Oct. 28
  • Castle Conqueror EX (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
  • KORG DSN-12 (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
  • Saban’s Power Rangers Super Megaforce (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS) – Available Oct. 28
  • Secret Journeys: Cities of the World (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
  • The Legend of Korra: A New Era Begins (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS) – Available Oct. 28
  • Magical Diary: Secrets Sharing (DSiWare on Nintendo DSi / Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)

Coming soon:

  • Kirby: Nightmare in Dream Land – Oct. 30 (Virtual Console on Wii U)
  • Demon’s Crest – Oct. 30 (Virtual Console on Wii U)
  • Gargoyle’s Quest II: The Demon Darkness – Oct. 30 (Virtual Console on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS)