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Blaster Master arrives in the Nintendo Download

This week’s Nintendo Download brings original titles like Siesta Fiesta and Wooden Sen’Sey, as well as a classic and fan favorite of many with Blaster Master.

Wooden Sen’Sey

One of my favorite games of all time on the NES, Blaster Master was something special when it launched way back when. The game features in and out of your vehicle play and plenty of shooting to do as you explore an underground world. Simply put, it’s great.

Be warned though, this is not the easiest of titles and definitely can try your patience at times… though, we are talking about an 8bit game here, so you probably could have guessed that. And other than Blaster Master, this week’s Nintendo Download also has a double dose of new titles with Siesta Fiesta and Wooden Sen’Sey.

Both games look to be of the simple-but-addictive variety and should satisfy those looking for a way to beat that Summer doldrums in this incredibly slow release month.

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
    • Siesta Fiesta– Siesta Fiestacombines various elements of classic arcade game play – from brick-breaker to modern-day platformer – to create a truly unique adventure. Use the ball-like Siesta to smash Piñata Blocks, activate power-ups, battle bosses and trigger a host of wacky contraptions. Siesta Fiesta is available exclusively in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.
  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U
    • Wooden Sen’SeY – Jump and grapple your way through exotic worlds, dodging obstacles such as fire, collapsing platforms, pits and whirring metal blades. If you want a real challenge, speed through 30 hair-tearing levels as quickly as possible in Time Attack mode and try to beat the developers’ times in each stage. Clickhere to watch the latest trailer for Wooden Sen’SeY.
  • Virtual Console on Wii U
    • Ufouria: The Saga – Join Bop-Louie as he searches for his three friends to help him escape an unknown world. But it won’t be easy. Brain-boggling mazes, traps and bizarre pitfalls stand in your way back to Ufouria. Click here to watch the trailer for Ufouria: The Saga.
  • Virtual Console on Nintendo 3DS
    • Blaster Master – Jason, in search of his pet frog named Fred, has fallen down a manhole into a world of danger. Mutant-sized creatures he never imagined await him at every turn. In order to survive, Jason must pair up with an armored combat vehicle codenamed SOPHIA. It’s panic or perish as you blast through an endless maze of tunnels, seeking secret passages for an escape.
  • Nintendo eShop Sales
    • Trine 2: Director’s Cut – Trine 2: Director’s Cut is 60 percent off (reduced from $19.99 to $7.99) until 9 a.m. PT on Aug. 12 in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U.
    • Joindots Game Sale – 3D Game CollectionGardenscapesJewel Match 3 and more Joindots games are on sale until 9 a.m. PT on Aug. 14 in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS.
    • Poker Dice Solitaire Future – Poker Dice Solitaire Future is 50 percent off (reduced from $1.99 to $0.99) until 9 a.m. PT on Aug. 6 in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U.

Price reduction:

  • Chubbins is being reduced to $3.99 from $5.99 in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U.

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About Jason

Jason's been knee deep in videogames since he was but a lad. Cutting his teeth on the pixely glory that was the Atari 2600, he's been hack'n'slashing and shoot'em'uping ever since. Mainly an FPS and action guy, Jason enjoys the occasional well crafted title from every genre.

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