[Gamasutra rounds up the top console digital download news of the last week from GamerBytes, including brand-new game announcements and scoops from the world of Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network, WiiWare, PSP Minis and DSiWare.]
This was a big week for announcements on WiiWare and the PlayStation Network - a new Excitebike
, first footage of Castlevania: Rebirth
coming to DSiWare, The Red Star
impending on PSP, and Aqua Panic
coming to PSN. We're nearing the end of the year, but there's still plenty of games to look forward to.
Here are the highlights for the last seven days:
- Rainbow Islands, Inferno Pool, Cheap Fable II Pub Games
NA PSN Store Update
- Inferno Pool, Family Game Night, LocoRoco Midnight Carnival, Crystal Defenders, Zombie Tycoon And More
EU PSN Store Update
- Family Game Night, Zombie Apocalypse, LocoRoco Midnight Carnival, Crystal Defenders, Zombie Tycoon And More
NA Nintendo Update
- Tales Of Monkey Island 3, Ghost Mansion Party, Zombies Ate My Neighbours, Golden Axe Arcade, The Royal Bluff, Sudoku
EU Nintendo Update
- Lit, Ghost Mansion, Zombies, Card Classics And Red Riding Hood Zombie BBQ
Microsoft (Xbox Live Arcade, XBL Indie Games)
0D Beat Drop Dated, Japan's Deals Of The Week Announced For November
"You could be saving money on Peggle, Death Tank
and NHL 3-on-3 Arcade
Artech Studios Working On Dragon’s Hoard
"Artech Studios has been quiet on the digital distribution front since Aces of The Galaxy
, but a new document reveals they're hard at work on Dragon’s Hoard.
Sony (PlayStation Network, PSP Minis)
Aqua Panic Coming To The PlayStation Network
"Eko System's Lemmings
-styled water puzzler is going High Definition on PS3, says the German USK rating system."
The Red Star Coming To PSP
"The German rating board continues to do what it does best by revealing that The Red Star
will be making its way to the PSP."
Capybara Games Are Planning Some Zombie Tactics
"According to a document from the Ontario Media Development Corporation, Capybara games is apparently at work on Zombie Tactics
for an unannounced -- likely digital download -- platform."
Nintendo (WiiWare, DSiWare)
Square-Enix 's Hills & Rivers Remain Coming To DsiWare
"Square-Enix's recently announced iPhone strategy title Hills & Rivers Remain
has now also been announced for DSiWare."
Rayman Coming To DSiWare
"Ubisoft's original mascot has been given the backseat thanks to the Raving Rabbids
, but Rayman
is finally making a return on DSiWare."
Excitebike: World Rally Announced, Out In Two Weeks
"With no Trucks or 'Bots in sight, Nintendo has revealed Excitebike: World Rally
will be coming to WiiWare in a little under two weeks."
First Footage Of Castlevania: The Adventure Rebirth
"Have a look at the Japanese version of Castlevania