Nintendo Download: 01.28.2016

This week: plastic superheroes and advanced tactical combat!

By Kyle England. Posted 01/28/2016 10:00 4 Comments     ShareThis

This week, Nintendo systems play host once again to a variety of digital releases. We have your expected retail titles and cheaper indie games across both Wii U and 3DS. LEGO Avengers is the big release this time, but don’t forget about Final Fantasy Explorers on 3DS! One of my favorite RPGs of all time is out on the Wii U Virtual Console as well– Final Fantasy Tactics Advance. Surprisingly, a new DSiWare came has appeared out of nowhere. Long live DSiWare! The full download list awaits your eyeballs below.

Wii U eShop

  • LEGO Marvel’s Avengers – $49.99
  • Shadow Puppeteer – $14.99
  • Level 22 – $6.99)
  • Joe’s Diner – Joindots, $7.99
  • Mini-Games Madness Volume: #1 – Hello World! – $4.99

Wii U Virtual Console

  • Final Fantasy Tactics Advance – $7.99

Nintendo 3DS eShop

  • Final Fantasy Explorers – $39.99
  • RV-7 My Drone – $1.99
  • Hello Kitty’s Magic Apron – $19.99
  • The Magic Hammer (Demo) – free


  • Crazy Train – 200 Nintendo Points

Source: Nintendo

4 Responses to “Nintendo Download: 01.28.2016”

  • 702 points
    Toadlord says...

    I have fond memories of Final Fantasy Tactics Advance as a kid. My dad actually found a copy of the game in a parking lot and brought it home for me not knowing whether or not I had the system it belonged to. The cartridge had been run over by a car at least once and was a bit disfigured, but with a bit of maneuvering I was able to fit it in my GBA.

    I remember loving it right from the snowball fight tutorial. Storylines in games usually aren’t super important to me, but the story in this game was gripping and did a great job with the fantasy vs reality theme. Shortly after I completed the main game, my copy stopped working permanently.

    Anyway, I definitely recommend the game to all! Been loving the cooperation between Square Enix and Nintendo recently. Hopefully North America eshop gets Mario RPG soon, because I’m dying for a replay.

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  • 580 points
    OG75 says...

    I own this game but have never played it.

    It came as part of a set with a Pearl White GBA SP that could only be purchased via pre-order at select Japanese 7-11 stores. I know that sounds strange to us Westerners, but 7-11s in Japan are truly amazing (I even used to pay my utility bills there.) This set also came with an exclusive poster among other items (wrist strap, pouch) and I saved some of the 7-11 pamphlets that advertised the deal.

    I was disappointed that the actual GBA SP had no distinguishing features (other than the exclusive color) but the entire package/artwork were top-notch. The box and artwork are gorgeous. It still sits sealed on my handhelds shelf in my gameroom.

    I never attempted to play it because text-heavy games in Japanese were/are a challenge for me. I think I will download it now.

    I too hope Square-Enix keeps the virtual console goodness coming.

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