Nintendo Weekly Downloads for Nintendo DSi: A Kappa's Trail, Telegraph Crosswords, Flips

A Kappa’s Trail
(500 Nintendo Points)
Step into the world of a kappa, a mythical river spirit famous in Japanese folklore, as he tries to make his way to the human world. In addition to the challenging main game, you’ll find three different minigames to further improve your kappa-related skills. You’ll start your journey in Kappa Cove, a good place to go exploring, practice getting around and munch on a few fish. The intuitive controls are all handled with the stylus (draw a trail and the kappa will follow it), but the helpful Chumfish is more than willing to teach you the basics. Once you begin your path down the Kappa Trail, you’ll encounter coins to collect, boulders to shatter and various mini-kappas that can help you in specific ways. Just be sure to avoid the Devil Hand. If you need a break, you can collect paintings or cassettes from the Chumfish Shack, count plates at a sushi restaurant or test your mettle in the treacherous Trial of Tiles. With its cute graphics and charming story, your time with the kappa will certainly be memorable. Who knows what you’ll find as you make your way through A Kappa’s Trail?

Telegraph Crosswords
(500 Nintendo Points)
Play crossword puzzles from the Telegraph like you’ve never played them before. Discover 500 puzzles of multiple types. You’re in for many hours of game play. With its handy interface and intuitive controls, this game transfigures the classic pen-and-paper experience. Notable features include:
* A huge selection of quick puzzles, cryptic puzzles and general-knowledge puzzles.
* Registration of best times in the Hall of Fame.
* Interactive hints to prevent you from getting stuck.
* Auto-save function so you can stop and resume a puzzle at any time.

Flips: Silent But Deadly

(500 Nintendo Points)
When Mr. Watts, the science teacher, turns up for class and tries to open his briefcase with his teeth, James, Alexander and Lenny realize he’s not quite himself. The friends investigate and uncover a plot so dangerous that the life of every pupil and teacher is at risk. How will they foil the plot and restore Mr. Watts to normal? The new Flips range brings modern classics to the Nintendo DSiWare service. Readers can collect, solve, interact and learn as they progress through various stories and challenges.

Music on: Electronic Keyboard
(200 Nintendo Points)
Get creative and spend relaxing moments transforming your Nintendo DSi™ system into a complete electronic keyboard with a great variety of instruments and rhythms. This is the perfect way to have fun and impress your friends with your musical creations. Whether you’re already an expert or just taking your first steps, Electronic Keyboard will help you capture your inspiration wherever you are. Features include:
* Automatic accompaniment function with chord recognition
* Up to eight user-definable chords
* Five different styles, each with four variations
* Independent drum, bass and chorus parts
* Six-octave keyboard (two visible)
* Pitch-bend function
* 16 instruments
* Integrated sequencer
* Metronome
* Recording and replay option

16 Shot! SHOOTING WATCH
(200 Nintendo Points)
Back in the 8-bit glory days, Hudson’s own “Master Higgins” (a.k.a. Takahashi Meijin) made a splash in the gaming world with his astonishing trigger-finger speed of 16 shots per second. Can you break the Master’s record? A graph analysis feature breaks down your stats and indicates your weak spots. Use it effectively to improve your trigger-finger performance. If you get a high score, you can leave a customized signature using the touch screen. Get your family and friends to compete for some serious rapid-fire fun.

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