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FIFA 14 Legacy Edition has 'no updates to gameplay or game modes'


The updates in the 'Legacy Edition' of FIFA 14 include new kits and rosters, but not anything to do with gameplay, according to a Nintendo press release. Although Nintendo's details are noted for the 3DS version, EA is also releasing the Legacy Edition on Vita, PSP, and PS2, indicating the same lack of update on those platforms. EA previously confirmed to Pocket Gamer that FIFA 14 on Vita is a "reskin" (Pocket Gamer's words) of FIFA 13.

This story is itself a reskin of a previous story; FIFA 13 on Vita was a similarly limited update to FIFA Football, as was FIFA 13 to FIFA 12 on the Wii. In short, EA has plenty of previous experience in this particular area.

FIFA 14 hits North America tomorrow, and Europe on Friday, September 27. Despite the lack of gameplay additions, Nintendo is charging a full retail price of £40 (around $65) for the eShop version. If you feel that's worth it for new names and shirts, please enjoy.

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Zelda II: The Adventure of Link releasing on Wii U Virtual Console

23rd September 2013 – Check out this week's newest downloadable offerings on Nintendo platforms:
Title Platform Available on Price Point* Further Info Contact
(Electronic Arts) Nintendo 3DS
(Card/Download) Nintendo eShop from 26/9/13 €49.99
Game Description: FIFA 14 Legacy Edition delivers unmatched authenticity that reflects the current football season with updated kits and rosters but no updates to gameplay or game modes. It features 30 officially licensed leagues, 50 real-world tournaments, and 500 authentic clubs. Play traditional matches or free your game in epic 5-v-5 street matches with 3D effects. Play as a real-world superstar or re-create yourself. Optional touch screen controls deliver pin-point shooting and passing at your finger-tips.
Shin Megami Tensei®: Devil Summoner®: Soul Hackers
(NIS America) Nintendo 3DS
(Card/Download) Nintendo eShop from
25/9/13 €39.99
Game Description: In a society originated from a bizarre marriage of technology and demonology, an unleashed evil-borne
of an inconvenient truth-threatens to bring an end not just to the deceptive harmony, but to mankind itself. Improved graphics marry with extensive voice acting, a host of technical enhancements, and 3D dungeon exploration to make Soul
Hackers a natural fit to the Nintendo 3DS.
Inazuma Eleven® 3: Lightning Bolt
(Nintendo) Nintendo 3DS
(Card/Download) Nintendo eShop from 27/9/13 €34.99
Inazuma Eleven® 3: Bomb Blast
(Nintendo) Nintendo 3DS
(Card/Download) Nintendo eShop from 27/9/13 €34.99
Game Description: t's time to get into pre-season training and reacquaint yourself with Mark Evans and other star players in the Inazuma series! The action this time takes place on the global stage, with your daunting objective to win the Frontier International Championships, and be crowned the greatest team in the world! It's up to you which version you choose - are you more of a Bomb Blast or a Lightning Bolt on the pitch? In the pursuit of glory, you'll need to create a formidable and unique line-up, with Inazuma Eleven 3 containing over 2,000 characters to encounter and recruit. Only by creating the strongest and most balanced team will you experience success, especially when there are also over 350 in-game special moves to consider, which have the potential to dramatically alter the course of a match.
Around the World with Hello Kitty and Friends
(Bergsala Lightweight) Nintendo 3DS
(Card/Download) Nintendo eShop from 26/9/13 €29.99
Game Description: The world famous and incredibly popular Hello Kitty is back and starring in an all-new, 3-D, interactive
adventure. Join Hello Kitty and her Sanrio Friends as they travel around the World playing adventurous games and shopping for new outfits for Hello Kitty and collecting new items to decorate her room.
Jewel Master Cradle Of Rome 2
(Rising Star Games) Nintendo 3DS
(Card/Download) Nintendo eShop from 26/9/13 €19.99
Game Description: The best-selling match-3 game returns to Rome in glorious 3D! Gather materials by using your match-3 skills to build Rome from the ground up. Win the favour of the gods to unlock trophies and new abilities! Swap adjacent tiles in order to form a row of three or more matching tiles. Form groups across the blue marble plaques to destroy them. When there are no more blue plaques, the level is complete! When matched, some tiles give you resources to build your city. New buildings will give you tiles that are more valuable and unlock new bonuses.
Jewel Master Cradle Of Egypt 2 3D
(Rising Star Games) Nintendo 3DS
(Card/Download) Nintendo eShop from
26/9/13 €19.99
Game Description: Welcome to the land of the pyramids and temples - the cradle of civilisation! Re-create the milennia-old civilisation of Egypt once again in the most exciting addition to the Jewel Master series yet! Tap on two side-by-side tiles to swap them so that a row of three or more matching tiles can be made. Soon, you can build massive chains! Collect jewels and other treasures, then watch how your city continues to grow. Combine secret bonus tools that help you build faster. New buildings will also attract new citizens which give you other bonuses. Perhaps you can build the Pyramids after the next level?
Happy Circus
(Moving Player) Nintendo 3DS
(Download) Nintendo eShop from 26/9/13 €2.99
Game Description: Happy Circus's roaming marquee has finally arrived! Unfortunately, though, the circus animals have lost all of their accessories. So come and help Pierre and Julie find their friends' favourite objects! In Happy Circus, have fun while learning and exploring its funny world via 4 educational games. Young or old, practise in your native language or take advantage of this adventure to learn new ones!
Milon's Secret Castle
(KONAMI) Nintendo 3DS
(Virtual Console – NES) Nintendo eShop from 26/9/13 €3.99
Game Description: In a world where music is language, an evil warlord imprisons the queen and steals all the musical instruments. The heroic Milon mounts a rescue mission, armed with only magic bubbles to help him reveal hidden items and to defeat enemies. This cult platform classic is packed with music references. Look out for music boxes that transport Milon to a bonus stage where you must collect notes to turn them into cash.
Zelda II: The Adventure of Link™
(Nintendo) Wii U
(Virtual Console – NES) Nintendo eShop from 26/9/13 €4.99
Game Description: This direct sequel to the original The Legend of Zelda™ is famed for taking the series in a new direction, while also introducing elements that would become standard in future Zelda games. In Zelda II: The Adventure of Link, Link must seek the Triforce of Courage and awaken Princess Zelda from a sleeping spell. Meanwhile, Ganon's minions are trying to resurrect their master. Zelda II uses a side-scrolling view and overworld map, and features role-playing aspects that are unique to the series.
This is the US version of the game.
(Virtual Console – NES) Nintendo eShop from
26/9/13 €4.99
Game Description: You are the last hope of the people of Gradius. Your hyperspace fighter is armed with the greatest arsenal in the galaxy: air-to-surface and double beam laser cannons, powerful force fields and more. You'll need them all to survive, because at the heart of the Bacterion Empire awaits the nerve centre of the evil Bacterion Bio-Computer. Gradius began the legendary space shooting series from Konami®. A true classic and an important part of video game history. Remember: shoot the core!

This is the US version of the game.

Special offers
Platform Price* Available on Further Info Contact
Tangram Style
(Moving Player) Nintendo 3DS
(Download) €2.99 (£2.69) until 31/10/13, 23:59 local time.
Was €5.99 (£5.39). Nintendo eShop from 26/9/13

Permanent Price Reduction
Platform Price* Available Further Info Contact
Family Party: 30 Great Games® Obstacle Arcade
(Disc/Download) €19.99 (£19.99).
Was €29.99
(£27.99) Nintendo eShop from 26/9/13
The Croods: Prehistoric Party! (NAMCO BANDAI Games) Wii U
(Disc/Download) €29.99 (£19.99).
Was €44.99
(£24.99) Nintendo eShop from 26/9/13
The Croods: Prehistoric Party! (NAMCO BANDAI Games) Nintendo 3DS
(Card/Download) £19.99.
Was £24.99 Nintendo eShop from 26/9/13

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About Nintendo eShop:
Nintendo eShop on Wii U or Nintendo 3DS/Nintendo 3DS XL offers a variety of free and paid for software, as well as videos, user reviews and more information about Wii U and Nintendo 3DS software. On Wii U, users can download free game demos and Wii U Download Software or watch videos. On Nintendo 3DS/Nintendo 3DS XL users can download free game demos, Nintendo 3DS Download Software, classic games for Virtual Console, Downloadable Videos and Nintendo DSiWare. Download versions of selected Wii U Disc software or Nintendo 3DS Card software are also now available (additional storage devices may be required to download these games from Nintendo eShop). Funds to purchase software can be added using a credit card or through Nintendo eShop cards which can be found at retail stores.

About Wii Shop Channel & Nintendo DSi Shop:
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About Nintendo:
The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii U™ and Wii™ home consoles, Nintendo 3DS™ and Nintendo DS™ family of portable systems. Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold more than 4.1 billion video games and more than 655 million hardware units globally, including the current-generation Wii U, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi™ and Nintendo DSi XL™, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance™, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™ and Nintendo GameCube™ systems. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario™, Donkey Kong™, Metroid™, Zelda™ and Pokémon™. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of Europe, based in Grossostheim, Germany, was established in 1990 and serves as headquarters for Nintendo's operations in Europe.

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