This weak update includes Colors!3D which is just an art app for the 3ds, TNT racers for the Wiiware (which could actually be pretty good) and Penguin Patrol for the Dsiware. Where have all the virtual console games gone Nintendo? In video related news, The Shins world premiere video for “The Rifle’s Spiral” hits the Nintendo Video channel tomorrow and later today there will be an interview with Warren Spector on the eShop about his new Epic Mickey games coming out later this year.
April 5, 2012
This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
Colors! 3D – Colors! 3D is a simple yet robust painting application that combines ease of use and powerful painting tools. Tailored for touch-screen devices, it caters to everyone from serious artists to aimless doodlers. (For Nintendo 3DS)
World Exclusive Premiere “The Rifle’s Spiral” by The Shins (available April 6) – The band’s jaw-dropping new video for “The Rifle’s Spiral” was directed by Jamie Caliri. Don’t miss his stop-motion animation masterpiece off the band’s new album, Port of Morrow. (For Nintendo 3DS)
TNT Racers – TNT Racers is a fun multiplayer game that combines fast-as-lightning racing action with new features. TNT stands for Tracks N Tricks – cool tracks and snappy gadgets lead to one powerful adrenaline kick. (For Wii)
Disney Epic Mickey: Power of Two and Disney Epic Mickey: Power of Illusion – Tune in to Nintendo Show 3D for an exclusive interview with Warren Spector, creator of the Disney Epic Mickey franchise. (For Nintendo 3DS)
Also new this week:
Penguin Patrol (Nintendo eShop / Nintendo DSiWare)
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