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This Week In Console Digital Download: From Trenched To Donkey Kong '94

This week, Gamasutra rounds up the titles released for the major console and portable digital delivery services including Game Boy classic Donkey Kong '94 and Doublefine's Trenched.

Ryan Langley, Blogger

June 22, 2011

4 Min Read

[Every week, Gamasutra rounds up the titles released for the major console and portable digital delivery services, as compiled by console digital editor Ryan Langley, including the latest XBLA and PSN games.] This week looks to be a good one -- Donkey Kong '94 has hit the 3DS Virtual Console, reviving one of the best Game Boy titles of its generation, Doublefine's Trenched sees its release on the Xbox Live Arcade, and PomPom Games' Alien Zombie Mega Death hit the PlayStation Store! Plus a ton of deals on the XBLA to deal with -- both PopCap and Sega have a bunch of classics to check out at half price. Xbox Live Arcade trenchedupdate.jpg This week's Xbox Live Arcade releases are Doublefine's Trenched, a multiplayer, third person tower defense title for 1200MSP ($15). The second title is Lucha Fury, a four-player brawler from Punchers Impact for 800MSP ($10). There's a big sale this week with PopCap and Sega's title, too: Plants vs. Zombies - 600MSP ($7.50) Peggle - 400MSP ($5) Peggle Nights DLC - 200MSP Zuma - 200MSP ($2.50) Feeding Frenzy - 200MSP ($2.50) Feeding Frenzy 2 - 400MSP ($5) Bejeweled 2 - 400MSP ($5) Bejeweled Blitz LIVE - 200MSP ($2.50) Heavy Weapon - 400MSP ($5) AstroPop - 400MSP ($5) Sonic 1 - 240MSP ($3) Sonic 2 - 240MSP ($3) Sonic 3 - 240MSP ($3) Sonic & Knuckles - 120MSP ($1.50) Sonic Adventure - 400MSP ($5) Sonic 4 Episode I - 800MSP ($10) Xbox Indie Games templedeath.jpg Platformance was a surprise hit when it popped up last year, and now we've got the sequel, Temple Death, now with more quality, pixelated death to trundle through. Grab it today for 80MSP ($1). PlayStation Store (North America) azmd.png This week's PlayStation Network title is PomPom's Alien Zombie Mega Death, a huge expansion of the original PSP Minis title, now a PSN exclusive. It's available for $7.99. Also available are three new PSP Minis -- Brick Breaker ($3.99), Labyrinth ($3.99), and Solitaire ($3.99) On sale this week are both Bionic Commando Rearmed titles -- grab the first for $4.99, and the second for $9.99. PlayStation Store (Europe) alicepsn.png While Alice: Madness Returns has become available in stores, the original Alice is now available separate from the redeemable code in the box, now available for £7.99/€9.99. Also available this week are NinjaBee's Akimi Village for £7.99/€9.99, the retail release of Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit for £23.99/€29.99, and the Sonic Anniversary Collection, featuring Sonic, Sonic 2, Sonic 4 Episode 1, and Sonic Adventure (and DX add-on) for £13.99/€17.99. Those with the Back To The Future Season pass can also grab episode 4. Nintendo Download (North America) dk94eshop.png The 3DS Virtual Console continues with this week's release of Donkey Kong '94, available for $3.99. On the DSiWare side, which is also available on the 3DS, we have Gold Fever for 500 Points ($5), Zimo: Mahjong Fanatic for 200 Points ($2), Beach Party Craze for 800 Points )($8), and Hidden Photo for 500 Points ($5). For the Wii we have one new title -- Snail Mail for 600 Points ($6), and one new awesome Virtual Console title -- Mega Man 5 for 500 Points ($5). Nintendo Download (Europe) dk94eshopeu.png Just like the US, Europe grabs Donkey Kong '94 on the 3DS Virtual Console store, which you can grab for £3.60 / €4. For the DSiWare we now have Ubongo for 500 Points (£4.50 / €5), Airport Mania: First Flight for 200 Points and Successfully Learning German: Year 2 for 200 Points (£1.80 / €2). For WiiWare we have two new releases -- Wii versions of Airport Mania: First Flight for 500 Points (£3.50 / €5) and Successfully Learning German: Year 2 for 500 Points (£3.50 / €5).

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