Nintendo eShop Update: 15th December 2016 (North America)

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Excitebots: Trick Racing and PICROSS e7 headline this week’s Nintendo eShop update in North America, as the world’s attention is drawn to Super Mario Run on the iOS App Store.

Special Offers

Great deals this week include Shadow Puppeteer, Soul Axiom and 3Souls, plus several more. Check out the full list of deals on Nintendo 3DS and Wii U available this week at Nintendo of America’s website.


  • My Nintendo Celebrates Mario

To commemorate the launch of the Super Mario Run game, My Nintendo is excited to offer discount rewards for digital versions of Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga (Wii U), Mario Tennis (Wii U), NES Open Tournament Golf (Wii U and Nintendo 3DS), and Wrecking Crew (Wii U).

Virtual Console (Wii U)

  • Excitebots: Trick Racing (Wii), Nintendo – $19.99

Trick Racing gets redefined! Pilot your Robotic insect or animal racer around the tracks at high speeds while performing stunts in this Wii game. Fly off of massive jumps, crash through bowling pins, spin around high wires or assemble a poker hand in the craziest races ever.

Wii U Download Software

  • Breakout Defense, nuGAME – $7

Breakout Defense is a breakout game for one or two players. Play single player against the AI and aim for a high score or two player mode competing against a friend. Supports Off-TV Play mode.

  • Scribble, Bear Box Media – $3.99

Think you’ve played a game like this before? Think again! With 5 game modes to choose from, each offering a unique experience. Play in Versus, Teams, Elimination, Barricade or even Tug’O’Draw mode, and find out who is the best artist! Introducing optional ‘Mutators’ that change how you play. Too good at drawing? How are you at drawing when you can’t see the page? What if the ink travels in the opposite direction to your pen? Mutators can really switch up the game with hilarious outcomes.

  • SDK Spriter, HullBreach Studios – $12.50

SDK Spriter is an all-in-one studio for creating retro video game assets, including character sprite sheets, tile sets, maps, and full levels. The final assets can be exported to Miiverse™ or Sprite sheets are comprised of 64×64 pixel art characters that have eight frames of animation for each compass direction. The resulting sprite sheet is a PNG image. Tiles sets are comprised of 64×64 tile pixel art that is assembled into a 16×16 grid. The resulting tile set is a PNG image. Maps are 256×256 grids of tiles that reference an existing tile set.

3DS Download Software

  • Mercenaries Saga 3, CIRCLE Entertainment – $5.99

Mercenaries Saga 3 is a tactical RPG set in a fantasy world. Battles take place on an isometric grid, requiring you to move characters and take advantage of terrain in order to be successful.

  • PICROSS e7, Jupiter – $5.99

The 7th game in the Picross e series, with a Navigation Feature! The first game with 20×15-size Mega Picross puzzles. The new Mark function lets you leave indicators on squares you aren’t sure about, without risking a penalty. Also, new Switch stylus controls allow you to switch input modes just by pressing the Circle Pad or +Control Pad once!

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