Nintendo eShop Update: 10th March 2016 (North America)

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This week’s Nintendo eShop update for North America is a busy one, delivering another barrage of games across Wii U and Nintendo 3DS.

That welcomes price reductions on several acclaimed games, a third path in Fire Emblem Fates: Revelation, former Rare and Retro Studios developer Rhys Lewis making his eShop debut with Star Ghost, and the free Bravely Second: End Layer demo providing a taster of the quest to come.

Special Offers (Wii U)

  • Art of Balance: 25 percent off (reduced from $8.99 to $6.70) until 31st March 2016
  • Christmas Adventure of Rocket Penguin: 20 percent off (reduced from $1.99 to $1.59) until 31st March 2016
  • Joindots: Jones on Fire and more games are on sale until 24th March 2016
  • KEYTARI: 8-bit Music Maker: More than 35 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $4.99) between 13th – 26th March 2016
  • Nitrolic Games: Mortar Melon and Plenty of Fishies are on sale until 30th April 2016
  • SEGA: Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric is on sale until 21st March 2016
  • Test Your Mind: 33 percent off (reduced from $2.99 to $1.99) between 11th – 25th March 2016
  • VoxelMaker: 20 percent off (reduced from $4.99 to $3.99) between 11th – 21st March 2016

Special Offers (3DS)

  • Classic Games Overload: Card & Puzzle Edition: 50 percent off (reduced from $29.99 to $14.99) until 4th April 2016
  • Code of Princess: More than 65 percent off (reduced from $29.99 to $9.99) until 21st March 2016
  • EnjoyUp Games: Fantasy Pirates, Toys vs Monsters and more are on sale until 7th April 2016
  • GameMill Entertainment: Big Hero 6 Battle in the Bay, Disney Frozen: Olaf’s Quest and more games are on sale between 11th March – 18th April 2016
  • Joindots: Gardenscapes and more games are on sale until 24th March 2016
  • SEGA: Sonic Boom: Shattered Crystal is on sale until 21st March 2016
  • Snow Moto Racing 3D : 50 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $3.99) until 17th March 2016
  • The Delusions of Von Sottendorff and His Square Mind: More than 35 percent off (reduced from $12.99 to $7.99) until 22nd March 2016
  • The Keep: ore than 35 percent off (reduced from $12.99 to $7.99) until 24th March 2016

Price Reduction (Wii U)

  • Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, Nintendo – $19.99
  • NES Remix Pack, Nintendo – $19.99
  • Super Mario 3D World, Nintendo – $19.99
  • Pikmin 3, Nintendo – $19.99

Price Reduction (3DS)

  • Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D, Nintendo – $19.99
  • Mario Party: Island Tour, Nintendo – $19.99
  • The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D, Nintendo – $19.99
  • Yoshi’s New Island, Nintendo – $19.99

Virtual Console (Wii U)

  • Mega Man Battle Network 6: Cybeast Falzar, Capcom – $6.99
  • Mega Man Battle Network 6: Cybeast Gregar, Capcom – $6.99

After moving with his family to Cyber City, Lan, with the help of Mega Man, must intervene before an ancient creature of enormous power destroys the network and the world. Game content is the same for Mega Man Battle Network 6: Cybeast Falzar and Mega Man Battle Network 6: Cybeast Gregar, but NetNavi chips and other items may differ.

Wii U Application

  • Rhapsody – Music & Radio, Rhapsody International – Free

Rhapsody on Wii U gives members ad-free access to more than 32 million songs. Easily search or browse the entire music catalog for tracks, albums and artists. Discover playlists featured by our music experts and play your personal playlists and favorites. Get access to all the newest releases including albums and singles. Listen ad-free radio stations for any occasion, era, genre or mood. 30 days free, then just $9.99 per month. Cancel anytime.

Wii U Download Demo

  • Word Puzzles by POWGI, Lightwood Games – Free

Enjoy more great POWGI word puzzles with this bumper collection of six new games! Solve hundreds of pencil-and-paper style puzzles using the stylus and intuitive touch-screen controls.

Wii U Download Software

  • Grumpy Reaper, EnjoyUp Games – $4.99

Grumpy Reaper is an arcade-style game that includes elements of skill in different playing modes. Death’s granddaughter has stolen the keys to the Underworld to unleash creatures on the world!

  • Jewel Quest, iWin – $4.99

Jewel Quest for Wii U brings the classic Match-3 puzzle game to life in stunning HD! Solve 72 challenging puzzles through 6 fantastic, beautifully-rendered locations, each with its own unique, orchestral background music.

  • Star Ghost, Squarehead Studios – $8.99

Save the galaxy from the Metagons in this explosive shoot-’em-up by former Rare and Retro Studios developer Rhys Lewis. Star Ghost features procedurally generated levels, a unique control scheme and an atmospheric soundtrack from renowned composer David Wise. It is available exclusively in Nintendo eShop on Wii U.

3DS Add-On Content

  • Fire Emblem Fates: Revelation, Nintendo – $19.99

This third path in the Fire Emblem Fates story reveals many secrets not available in the Birthright or Conquest versions. Players who own either Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright or Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest can purchase Revelation for $19.99 via the Dragon’s Gate in game. Once purchased, a third option will appear at the Branch of Fate moment of the game: “Refuse to Choose a Side.” Additional content will be released on a weekly basis through April 21st and is all part of Map Pack 1 available now for purchase.

3DS Downoad Demo

  • Bravely Second: End Layer – The Ballad of the Three Cavaliers, Square Enix – Free

Square Enix’s critically acclaimed Bravely Default game is all set to enjoy a much-lauded sequel, and you can try a portion of it right now, for free. In the Bravely Second: End Layer – The Ballad of the Three Cavaliers, you’ll return to the land of Luxendarc and embark on a bonus adventure not found in the main game. Make sure to try out different jobs during your adventure. Whether they’re formidable fighters and mages looking to test their skills, giant trolls with a chip on their shoulder or alien entities with a bent for drama, all of them pose a risky challenge… along with the irresistible promise of great rewards.

  • Word Puzzles by POWGI, Lightwood Games – Free

Enjoy more great POWGI word puzzles with this bumper collection of six new games! Solve hundreds of pencil-and-paper style puzzles using the stylus and intuitive touch-screen controls.

3DS Download Software

  • Blast ’Em Bunnies, Nnooo – $4.99

Blast ’Em Bunnies is an endless first-person shooter in which you must defend your rabbit burrow using fun new types of weapons and ammo. From Watermelon Machineguns firing sticky raspberries to Turnip Mortars firing explosive Pepper Bombs (which release heat-seeking chili seeds), you’d better get shooting those coins to buy all of the upgrades. Click here to see the trailer.

3DS HOME Menu Themes

  • Blast ’Em Bunnies Bundle, Nnooo – TBC
  • Blast ’Em Bunnies: Luchadors, Nnooo – TBC
  • Blast ’Em Bunnies: Ninjas, Nnooo – TBC
  • Blast ’Em Bunnies: Western, Nnooo – TBC
  • Blast ’Em Bunnies: Zombies, Nnooo – TBC
  • Fire Emblem Fates: Two Kingdoms, Nintendo – TBC
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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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