Nintendo eShop Update: 12th May 2016 (North America)


This week’s Nintendo eShop update has been confirmed by Nintendo of America, which paints a picture with Nintendo 3DS exclusive Disney Art Academy.

Special Offers (Wii U)

  • EnjoyUp Games: 99 Moves and more games are on sale until 2nd June 2016
  • Jewel Quest: 20 percent off (reduced from $4.99 to $3.99) until 1st June 2016
  • Joindots: Island Flight Simulator and more games are on sale until 19th May 2016
  • Midnight: 50 percent off (reduced from $1.99 to 99 cents) until 2nd June 2016
  • RXMADIAX: Tap Tap Arcade, Blok Drop U and more games are on sale until 30th June 2016
  • Word Search by POWGI: 25 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $5.99) until 19th May 2016

Special Offers (3DS)

  • Capcom: Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies and Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy are on sale until 18th May 2016
  • EnjoyUp Games: Soccer Up 3D and more games are on sale until 2nd June 2016
  • EnjoyUp Games: Toys vs. Monsters, Fantasy Pirates and more games are on sale until 5th June 2016
  • Joindots: 3D Game Collection and more games are on sale until 19th May 2016
  • My Pets: 60 percent off (reduced from $24.99 to $9.99) until 5th June 2016
  • Qubic Games: 2 Fast 4 Gnomz, AiRace Speed and more games are on sale until 2nd June 2016
  • Word Search by POWGI: 25 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $5.99) until 19th May 2016

Virtual Console (Wii U)

  • The Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass (Nintendo DS), Nintendo – $9.99

Many months after the events of The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, Link must return to the open seas and solve the mystery of the Ghost Ship. Explore neighboring islands for useful items, such as the Phantom Hourglass, and solve innovative puzzles by using intuitive touch-screen controls.

Wii U Download Software

  • 8-Bit Hero, RighteousWeasel – $4.99

Team up with 4 friends to hack and slash your way through eight worlds in this retro arcade adventure. Power up by exploring a secret-filled 8bit world. Customize attacks by equipping special weapons and tools hidden throughout the journey. Extend hit points by collecting hidden pixel pieces and power up by spending loot on equipment upgrades.

  • Color Symphony 2, Remimory – $9.99

Color Symphony 2 is a puzzle action platformer that utilizes the ambiguity of color. Try to eliminate obstacles or find new paths by using color! This simple rule allows you to solve various problems.

  • Super Meat Boy, BlitWorks – $11.20

Super Meat Boy is a tough-as-nails platformer set in haunted hospitals, salt factories and even hell itself in a quest to save your girlfriend from an evil fetus in a jar. And if 300+ single-player levels weren’t enough, the game also throws in epic boss fights, tons of unlockable secrets, warp zones and hidden characters from other popular indie games. Click here to view a trailer for the game.

  • Queens Garden, Joindots – $6.99

100 Challenging match-3 levels! 60 garden decorations to choose from! Play relaxed, timed and restricted mode!

  • Tachyon Project, Eclipse Games – $9.99

Tachyon Project is an action packed dual-stick shooter driven by a story. Through the story mode you’ll progressively unlock all the weapons, secondary weapons and perks available to configure your ship. You’ll need them to face the increasingly hard enemies you’ll find with over 30 different types (including 4 bosses).

3DS Add-On Content

  • Fire Emblem Fates: Realms Collide, Nintendo – $1.99

In Part 2 of Heirs of Fate, the youths of Nohr must assist a wild dragon.

3DS Download Demo

  • Witch & Hero 2, CIRCLE Entertainment – Free

Witch and Hero 2 is an action game that controls both little witch and little hero at the same time. To save the lost witch and hero from the demon lord, the little witch and little hero get to fight again!

3DS Download Software

  • Disney Art Academy, Nintendo – $29.99

In the Disney Art Academy game, discover your inner artist to capture the stunning visuals of more than 80 Disney and Pixar characters. With advice and lessons inspired by Disney art and Pixar animations, learn to use a bundle of different drawing tools to create Elsa and Olaf from Disney Frozen, emotions from Disney/Pixar Inside Out, Mickey Mouse and more classic characters. You can even share your creations with your friends by posting directly to Miiverse or social media!

  • Wordsup! Academy, CoderChild – $2.99

Becoming part of the Academy is not easy; its most illustrious members are waiting for you, ready to challenge you in this extraordinary puzzle and skills game. Prove your mastery of language in WordsUp! Academy… and dare to challenge them and get their approval!

3DS HOME Menu Themes

  • Pokémon: Here Comes Ash-Greninja, Nintendo – $1.99
  • Pokémon Radiant Collection, Nintendo – $1.99
  • Pokémon Red and Blue, Nintendo – $1.99
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