Nintendo 3DSWii

Vector Racing And Metal Slug X Are This Week’s Nintendo Downloads


This week’s Nintendo eShop download is Vector Racing, a racing game with vector-style graphics developed by Sweet-Soft and published by Arc System Works.


Vector Racing has six vehicles and 12 courses to race on. You can race against a friend in local multiplayer and the game has online leaderboards. The game’s single player modes include: Grand Prix, Time Trial and Single Race. Vector Racing costs $6.99 on the Nintendo eShop.


Meanwhile, the Wii Virtual Console gets Metal Slug X, an improved version of Metal Slug 2 with new enemies and weapons, as well as re-arranged music and different backgrounds. Metal Slug X costs 900 Wii Points ($9).


Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.