Roll into the Nintendo Download

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A brand new Nintendo property debuts this week alongside a demo of Nintendogs+Cats and a game about pushing boxes around random environments.

Box Pusher really reminds me of the classic Turbo puzzle title Boxy Boy. That’s a really good thing by the way, as I wasted quite a bit of time on that one long ago, in a galaxy far, far, away.

But crate shoving aside, the real star this week is a western themed, desert farin’, town savin’, armadillo. It’s also a pretty big release for the eShop for the simple reason that this is a bonafide original Nintendo IP that’s appearing on the download service before anywhere else. Billed as an action/tower defense game, Dillon’s Rolling Western just feels like a full fledged retail release- and it certainly has that Nintendo charm.

WiiWare? WiiWare gets Gnomz.



  • Dillon’s Rolling Western – $9.99Roll, build and fight as you defend the villages of the Wild West from an invasion of earthly proportions. Protect the innocent and live to tell the tale in this unique combination of tower-defense strategy and character-driven action.
  • Nintendogs+Cats – Demo —  Take the experience of teaching and caring for a furry friend anywhere you go. In the demo, you can choose to play with dogs from all three versions of nintendogs + cats: Golden Retriever, French Bulldog and Toy Poodle (each sold separately). This demo can be downloaded from the Golden Retriever & New Friends title information page in the Nintendo eShop.


  • Box Pusher – $4.99/500 pointsThis top-notch puzzle game will captivate you. Prove you have the brain power to solve more than 250 missions and master all situations with the correct strategy. Play with friends or make and exchange your own levels.


  • 2Fast 4Gnomz – 500 pointsFour brave gnomes venture on a journey so epic, they don’t even know where they’re going. Join Bumb, Berzerk, Speedster and Uncle Time as they run, fly, bounce, glide and break their way through the magical lands of Gnomia.

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