Nintendo eShop Update: 10th December 2015 (Europe)

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As Christmas nears, this week’s Nintendo eShop update is practically bursting with new content.

Shin’en Multimedia’s FAST Racing NEO and Image & Form’s SteamWorld Heist lead the charge, accompanied by Terraria, Rytmik Ultimate and Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures. Wii U’s Virtual Console service adds Game Boy Advance’s Game & Watch Gallery Advance and Polarium Advance, while a new Happy Holidays with Mario & Luigi 3DS HOME Menu theme helps you get in the festive spirit.

Special Offers (Wii U)

  • Citizens of Earth, ATLUS – £4 (€4.99) until 24th December 2015, normally £9.99 (€11.99)
  • Life of Pixel, Super Icon – £4.49 (€4.99) until 9th January 2016, normally £8.99 (€9.99)
  • Rock’N’Racing Off Road, EnjoyUp Games – £2.69 (€2.99) until 7th January 2016, normally £5.39 (€5.99)
  • ZaciSa: Defense of the Crayon Dimensions!, ZeNfA Productions – £0.79 (€0.99) until 7th January 2016, normally £2.29 (€2.99)

Special Offers (3DS)

  • Adventure Bar Story, CIRCLE Entertainment – £3.19 (€3.99) until 31st December 2015, normally £3.99 (€4.99)
  • Brunch Panic, CIRCLE Entertainment – £2.49 (€2.99) until 31st December 2015, normally £3.39 (€3.99)
  • Citizens of Earth, ATLUS – £4 (€4.99) until 24th December 2015, normally £9.99 (€11.99)
  • KAMI, CIRCLE Entertainment – £1.59 (€1.99) until 31st December 2015, normally £2.39 (€2.99)
  • Shin Megami Tensei IV, ATLUS – £7.40 (€9.99) until 24th December 2015, normally £17.99 (€19.99)
  • Sweet Memories Blackjack, CIRCLE Entertainment – £2.39 (€2.99) until 31st December 2015, normally £3.19 (€3.99)
  • Zombie Panic in Wonderland DX, Akaoni Studio – £4.49 (€4.99) until 9th January 2016, normally £6.30 (€7)

Virtual Console (Wii U)

  • Game & Watch Gallery Advance (Game Boy Advance), Nintendo – £6.29 (€6.99)

Enjoy six blasts from the past – and discover more – in Game & Watch™ Gallery Advance. This collection includes Mario’s Cement Factory, Donkey Kong Jr., Donkey Kong 3, Fire, Boxing, and Rain Shower. Each has a modern mode featuring updated graphics, sound, gameplay and all-new twists. They can also be played in classic mode in their original, LCD-style glory! The more you play, the more games you’ll unlock. There are other classics waiting to be discovered in this thrilling collection of gaming greats!

  • Polarium Advance (Game Boy Advance), Nintendo – £6.29 (€6.99)

The rules of Polarium are simple, but – as with all great puzzle games – tricky to master. Each stage presents a grid of mixed black and white tiles. To clear the stage you must plot the path to flip over certain tiles, changing the grid to a single colour, in one turn! Polarium Advance features 365 puzzles – one for each day of the year – a Time Attack mode against the clock, and a puzzle creator mode so that you can create your own brainteasers for your friends to solve.

Wii U Download Software

  • Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures, ScrewAttack Games – £8.99 (€9.99)

Game Description: Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures features the AVGN and friends as they blast their way through 10 levels of fun, fast paced 2D action based on the AVGN’s adventures from his online series. With multiple playable characters, power ups, cameos galore, tons of secrets, and more — we’re making a game that all fans of video games will enjoy! If you’re a fan of old school difficulty, fart jokes, The Nerd, and/or old school platformers, chances are you’ll enjoy AVGN Adventures. Some say “hard,” but we’re saying “rewarding!” Why? Because every check point you get, every boss you beat, every accomplishment is something you’ve earned. You feel like a stud. This is a game that allows you to brag to your friends if you beat it. Yes, this is the official The Angry Video Game Nerd game!

  • Dinox, Engine Software – £4.49 (€4.99)

Dinofans look no further! You have discovered your treasure chest of pre-historical creatures! In Dinox, you’ll test your knowledge about the Dinosaurs in a very addictive way. With high quality movie fragments that look like the Dinosaurs are right in front of you, Dinox will show you everything about the Dinosaur era. But that’s not all; your score will be posted on the ranking board so you can challenge your family and friends to beat your score. This of course, will be impossible without knowledge of the Dinosaurs!

  • FAST Racing NEO, Shin’en Multimedia – £10.99 (€14.99)

Race through a futuristic sci-fi world at incredible speeds in FAST Racing NEO. Jump into the driver’s seat of your anti-gravity vehicle and put your skills to the test in high octane competitions. Play locally with four of your friends in split-screen or online against 8 players from all around the world. Race through abandoned mines in the depths of the earth, to dense jungle areas, futuristic cities, crossing vast deserts and finally up into the stratosphere and beyond. Become a legend and master all courses on even the highest speed!

  • Voxel Maker, Nostatic Software – £3.49 (€4.49)

With VoxelMaker you can create 3D models of your own design and render them with realistic lighting and shadows. Voxel models are made from 3D cubes and create a stylized, “blocky” look – much like a 3D version of pixel art. Use the built-in ray tracer to render high-quality images of your scenes. With VoxelMaker you have both 3D canvas and camera in your hands: be inspired and create!”

3DS HOME Menu Theme

  • Happy Holidays with Mario & Luigi, Nintendo – £1.79 (€1.99)
  • Le Qpiz e la neve: bel lancio Liebe!, Zodiac Active – €0.99
  • Le Qpiz superoine nella notte!, Zodiak Active – €0.99
  • Pedalate Qpiz!, Zodiac Active – €0.99

3DS Download Software

  • Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures, ScrewAttack Games – £8.99 (€9.99)

Game Description: Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures features the AVGN and friends as they blast their way through 10 levels of fun, fast paced 2D action based on the AVGN’s adventures from his online series. With multiple playable characters, power ups, cameos galore, tons of secrets, and more — we’re making a game that all fans of video games will enjoy! If you’re a fan of old school difficulty, fart jokes, The Nerd, and/or old school platformers, chances are you’ll enjoy AVGN Adventures. Some say “hard,” but we’re saying “rewarding!” Why? Because every check point you get, every boss you beat, every accomplishment is something you’ve earned. You feel like a stud. This is a game that allows you to brag to your friends if you beat it. Yes, this is the official The Angry Video Game Nerd game!

  • Petit Novel series – Harvest December, CIRCLE Entertainment – £9.19 (€11.99)

Petit Novel series – Harvest December is a collection of 13 stories set in the small, snowy town of Tagami. Follow Masaki Konno, a teenager prone to falling into sticky situations through his last year of high school. Each month is a new story that connects and leads up to the final instalment, “Perfect December”. Sometimes heart-warming, sometimes violent, sometimes comical, often mystical – for Tagami is known to be a land where a god resides…

  • Rytmik Ultimate, Cinemax – £15.99 (€17.99), or £8.99 (€9.99) until 24th December 2015 for users who have downloaded The Keep with the same Nintendo Network ID

Rytmik is a powerful pocket music station allowing you not only to play with samples and musical instruments but also to mix them together, shape them and create music clips or track for your Friday night set-list. Thanks to new features, Rytmik Ultimate takes music creation to a whole new level. Rytmik allows you to share your songs with other users through the Rytmik Cloud and can also serve as a music player for songs uploaded on Rytmik Cloud with it. On top of that, users can exchange their songs and cooperate on their composing. Once your work is complete, you can save it in WAV format. Rytmik Ultimate comes with a sound library of more than 750 instruments containing the libraries of the previous Rytmik series (Rytmik, Retrobits, Hiphop King and World Music) and adding a brand new set of samples ranging from deep dubstep kicks and basses to cutting synth leads and special effects. Rytmik Ultimate with Rytmik Cloud will include more features and additions to the popular series to enrich your experience with playing with sounds and creating music on the go.

  • SteamWorld Heist, Image & Form – £11.99 (€16.99) with free SteamWorld Heist 3DS HOME Menu theme until 31st December 2015, normally £14.99 (€19.99)

Prepare for boarding! SteamWorld Heist is a space adventure with turn-based tactical shootouts, where you aim in real time and perform awesome bullet-bouncing trick shots. From the makers of SteamWorld Dig: Join Captain Piper Faraday, smuggler and occasional pirate, as she recruits a rag-tag team of steam-driven robots and sets out on a daring adventure. With your hearty crew, you’ll board, loot and shoot your way through enemy spaceships. Overcome the challenges of the vast frontier by upgrading your robots with unique abilities, weapons – and even stylish hats!

  • Terraria, 505 Games – £16.99 (€19.99)

Experience the infinite possibilities of Terraria with the most intuitive interface imaginable! Explore vast fantasy worlds and battle hundreds of different enemies with weapons and armour you choose to create. Build anything from simple dwellings to immense fortresses with a swipe of your stylus. Hundreds of hours of entertainment await!

  • The Magic Hammer, Wobbly Tooth – £4.49 (€4.99)

Every Hammer needs a hero. The Magic Hammer is an open-world action RPG where you embark on an epic adventure with your Hammer! Customize your character, explore towns, battle in boneyards and roam the open world in third person. Level up to unlock new magical powers, travel to different realms, tame animals and take on greater enemies! Play the entire Story Mode co-op with a friend using Local Play or Internet. The Magic Hammer also features a creative mode that can be played single player or co-op.

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After starting out with a Yellow Game Boy and a copy of Donkey Kong Land, Alex once hid in his room to play The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time one Christmas. Now he shares his thoughts on Nintendo Insider, keeping track of everything to do with Nintendo.

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  1. I’m really hoping this isn’t the “big news”

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