If you’re fan of retro brawlers you’re going to love this week’s lineup of games, particularly if you own a 3DS. River City: Tokyo Rumble is the latest addition to the River City franchise and releases today physically and digitally on 3DS. Final Fights 2 and 3 also hit virtual console for all ‘New’ 3DS system owners. For Wii U owners, Severed is out today. The latest Nindie of summer game this month is $13.49 and if you’re interested stick around for our review coming very soon!

 

3DS eShop

Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse – The  Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse game is now available exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS system. The protagonist is a novice demon hunter in the ruins of Tokyo who meets an untimely end, only to find himself returned to the world of the living by the lesser god Dagda to serve as a pawn in his schemes … with humankind as the prize! Click  here to view the trailer.

River City: Tokyo Rumble – Available on Sept. 27 – Follow the story of a hot-blooded high school student named Kunio and his good friends. When a nefarious gang moves into Tokyo to try to take it over, it’s up to this self-proclaimed “fighter for justice” and his buddies to make sure the streets stay safe!

Noah’s Cradle – However, its name has been passed down amongst the thousands sent into space on a ship for the purpose of avoiding the extinction of the human race. Liking this to the one from the legend of the Great Flood that destroyed Earth, people began referring to this ship as “Noah’s Cradle”.

Final Fight 2 (Virtual Console) – In the second chapter of the beat-’em-up Super NES classic, the  Final Fight 2 game will take Haggar back to the streets of Metro City. Accompanied by Maki and Carlos, he will travel across the world and fight to end Mad Gear Gang’s reign once and for all.

Final Fight 3 (Virtual Console) – In the third chapter of the Super NES  Final Fight series, a new enemy has arisen by the name of Skull Cross. Join Haggar, Guy, Cody and Lucia as they battle it out on the streets of Metro City once more in what may be their  actual final fight.

 eShop Wii U

Severed – Take control of a one-armed warrior named Sasha who wields a living sword on her journey through a nightmare world in search of her family. Features include Wii U Off-TV Play, in-game achievements and HD graphical optimizations. Buy the Wii U version of  Severed and receive a free download code for the Nintendo 3DS version upon release. This game is part of the #Nindies Summer Jam promotion, with a special introductory price through 8:59 a.m. PT on Sept. 29. Click  here to view the trailer.

Donkey Kong Country Returns (Virtual Console) – Donkey Kong Island has been taken over by the musical Tiki Tak Tribe! In this Wii platforming classic, jump, swing and blast your way through more than 65 levels spanning eight worlds. There are many hidden items to uncover in each level, and collecting them all will unlock something special. Invite a friend to take control of Diddy Kong for two-player cooperative play (additional accessories required for multiplayer mode; sold separately).

 

Nintendo eShop sales:

  • Wii U and Nintendo 3DS
  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U
    • Dual Core is 30 percent off (reduced from $9.99 to $6.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Oct. 2.
    • Steel Rivals is more than 25 percent off (reduced from $6.99 to $5) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Oct. 12.
    • Hold Your Fire: A Game About Responsibility is 50 percent off (reduced from $1.99 to 99 cents) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Oct. 3.
    • The Quiet Collection is 40 percent off (reduced from $4.99 to $2.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Sept. 26.
    • 3Souls is 25 percent off (reduced from $3.90 to $2.90) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Sept. 29.