US Nintendo downloads: Kingdom Hearts 3D demo

All this week's new offerings detailed

This week's list of new Nintendo platform downloads in US is a good one thanks to some free demos.


Your priority should be the Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance demo, offering a taster of the latest quest in the brilliant Disney-themed RPG series.

The Rhythm Thief & the Emperor's Treasure demo is also worth a pop, And Nintendo has kicked off a new 'Game of the Weekend' section that'll offer weekly discounts on a select title for the weekend.

Here's the full update list:

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Marvel Pinball 3D - Marvel Pinball 3D is the ultimate superhero pinball experience, featuring original tables based on legendary characters from the Marvel universe, including Iron Man, Captain America and the Fantastic Four. (For Nintendo 3DS)

Bomb Monkey - Blok Bombing is a fine and ancient sport invented by a small, creative troop of primates called Bomb Monkeys. The goal is simple: do not allow the bloks rising from the jungle floor to knock you from your perch. (For Nintendo 3DS)

Rhythm Thief & the Emperor's Treasure (demo version) - Tap the screen, swipe the stylus and control the gyro to the beat of the music to maneuver Raphael in a variety of rhythm-based challenges. Download the free game demo now in the Nintendo eShop. (For Nintendo 3DS)

Kingdom Hearts 3D [Dream Drop Distance] (demo version) - When Sora and Riku are sent into the Sleeping Worlds, they will face new enemies and make new friends in worlds they've never entered before. Download the free game demo now in the Nintendo eShop. (For Nintendo 3DS)

Game of the Weekend
The "Game of the Weekend" program has kicked off in the Nintendo eShop, making select digital Nintendo 3DS games available at a discount. This weekend's featured title VVVVVV - a game inspired by the classic 8-bit era and the direction of gravity - is available at a special price of $4.99. Offer is valid from 9 a.m. Pacific time on Friday, June 29, through 9 p.m. Pacific time on Sunday, July 1.

Also new this week:
Flip the Core (Nintendo eShop / Nintendo DSiWare)
Escape the Virus: Swarm Survival (Nintendo eShop / Nintendo DSiWare)