Nintendo eShop Update: 15th October 2015 (Europe)

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The Nintendo Selects range leads this week’s Nintendo eShop Update, seeing several Nintendo 3DS exclusives discounted to a lower and more affordable price point.

That sees the Nintendo 3DS treated to the lion’s share of content, with the Nintendo Selects range joined by new arrivals in Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden, Ninja Usagimaru – The Gem of Blessings, The Mysterious Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr Hyde, and Thomas and Friends: Steaming Around Sodor.

New 3DS HOME menu themes welcome Dragon Ball Z, Snoopy, Geronimo Stilton, Mia and Me, and Paw Patrol designs, while two Download Demos will let you try releases from CIRCLE Entertainment and Arc System Works.

Wii U sees a quieter week, with Konami Krazy Racers added to the Virtual Console service and new titles Momonga Pinball Adventures, Rakoo & Friends, and Wicked Monsters Blast! HD PLUS.

Special Offers (Wii U)

  • Rock ‘N Racing Off Road, EnjoyUp Games – £2.69 (€2.99) until 5th November 2015, normally £5.39 (€5.99)
  • ZaciSa: Defense of the Crayon Dimensions!, ZeNfA Productions – £0.90 (€1.19) until 5th November 2015, normally £2.29 (€2.99)

Permanent Price Drops (3DS)

A content-packed party in your pocket! Dive into 80 hilarious new minigames and share the fun with friends via Download Play, where four people can party on together with just one Game Card between them.

Special Offers (3DS)

  • 10-in-1: Arcade Collection, Gamelion – £0.89 (€0.99) until 13th November 2015, normally £1.79 (€1.99)
  • Atlantic Quest, Joindots – £3.99 (€5.59) until 27th October 2015, normally £4.99 (€6.99)
  • Castle Conqueror EX, CIRCLE Entertainment – £2.39 (€2.99) until 5th November 2015, normally £3.19 (€3.99)
  • Crazy Kangaroo, Gamelion – £0.89 (€0.99) until 13th November 2015, normally £1.89 (€1.99)
  • Dress To Play: Cute Witches!, EnjoyUp Games – £1.79 (€1.99) until 29th October 2015, normally £3.59 (€3.99)
  • Dress To Play: Magic Bubbles!, EnjoyUp Games – £1.79 (€1.99) until 29th October 2015, normally £3.59 (€3.99)
  • Fairune, CIRCLE Entertainment – £1.59 (€1.99) until 5th November 2015, normally £2.39 (€2.99)
  • Fun! Fun! Minigolf TOUCH!, Shin’en Multimedia – £1.85 (€2.20) until 5th November 2015, normally £2.50 (€2.99)
  • Hazumi, Gamelion – £0.99 (€1.29) until 13th November 2015, normally £1.99 (€2.69)
  • League of Heroes, Gamelion – £1.79 (€1.99) until 13th November 2015, normally £3.59 (€3.99)
  • Monster Shooter, Gamelion – £1.60 (€1.99) until 13th November 2015, normally £3.20 (€4)
  • Parking Star, CIRCLE Entertainment – £1.25 (€1.99) until 5th November 2015, normally £2.49 (€2.99)
  • Pick-A-Gem, Gamelion – £1.29 (€1.49) until 13th November 2015, normally £2.69 (€2.99)
  • PIX3D, Gamelion – £1.79 (€1.99) until 13th November 2015, normally £3.59 (€3.99)
  • Rage of the Gladiator, Gamelion – £3.09 (€3.49) until 13th November 2015, normally £6.29 (€6.99)
  • SpeedX 3D, Gamelion – £1.29 (€1.49) until 13th November 2015, normally £2.69 (€2.99)
  • SpeedXD 3D Hyper Edition, Gamelion – £0.89 (€0.99) until 13th November 2015, normally £1.79 (€1.99)
  • Undead Bowling, Joindots – £3.99 (€5.59) until 27th October 2015, normally £4.99 (€6.99)
  • Zombie Panic in Wonderland DX, Akaoni Studio – £4.49 (€4.99) until 12th November 2015, normally £6.30 (€7)

Thrilling tennis action for up to four players, either online or in Local Play. Run your opponent ragged with topspin, backspin, lobs and more, then get in position to pull off a stunning Chance Shot that’s sure to leave them completely bamboozled!

Have you ever wanted to play with puppies and kittens in the palm of your hand? Look after a range of breeds, teach them tricks, enter them in different challenges and activities, and dress them up in a range of accessories. Different breeds are available to choose at the start of each of the game’s three versions. In this edition you can choose your puppy from nine different breeds: French Bulldog, Shetland Sheepdog, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Chihuahua, Dalmatian, Yorkshire Terrier, German Shepherd Dog, Siberian Husky or Basset Hound. All other breeds are unlockable. Make progress through the game and you’ll be able to keep kittens as pets too.

Have you ever wanted to play with puppies and kittens in the palm of your hand? Look after a range of breeds, teach them tricks, enter them in different challenges and activities, and dress them up in a range of accessories. Different breeds are available to choose at the start of each of the game’s three versions. In this edition you can choose your puppy from nine different breeds: Shiba, Golden Retriever, Beagle, Miniature Pinscher, Miniature Dachshund, Maltese, Great Dane, Pug or Cocker Spaniel. All other breeds are unlockable. Make progress through the game and you’ll be able to keep kittens as pets too.

Have you ever wanted to play with puppies and kittens in the palm of your hand? Look after a range of breeds, teach them tricks, enter them in different challenges and activities, and dress them up in a range of accessories. Different breeds are available to choose at the start of each of the game’s three versions. In this edition you can choose your puppy from nine different breeds: Shiba, Golden Retriever, Beagle, Miniature Pinscher, Miniature Dachshund, Maltese, Great Dane, Pug or Cocker Spaniel. All other breeds are unlockable. Make progress through the game and you’ll be able to keep kittens as pets too.

  • Star Fox 64 3D, Nintendo – £15.99 (€19.99), previously £39.99 (€44.99)

The Star Fox team returns for one of its greatest missions, originally released as Lylat Wars in Europe. Blast enemies as you fly through ruined cityscapes and dense meteor fields, and take on friends in local multiplayer in this action-packed 3D shooter.

Following on from the 1992 Super NES title The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past, discover a new story in the kingdom of Hyrule. Armed with new items and the ability to move across walls as if he were painted on them, Link must conquer perilous dungeons in his quest to restore peace to two very different worlds.

Yoshi and Baby Mario are reunited for a free-wheeling platform adventure packed with classic Yoshi gameplay, all wrapped up in a collection of dreamy art styles. Hunt high and low for countless collectibles, and even smash through obstacles with the new Mega Eggdozers.

Virtual Console (Wii U)

  • Konami Krazy Racers (Game Boy Advance), Konami – £6.29 (€6.99)

Take your starting positions with the craziest collection of characters to ever grace a racing game! Konami Krazy Racers features the likes of Dracula from Castlevania, Goemon from the Mystical Ninja series, Cyborg Ninja from Metal Gear Solid and more, each competing across 16 fun-filled courses. Pick up bells to activate useful items like missiles, a shield, and one that even turns your opponents into pigs! Seek out shortcuts and unlock hidden courses and characters as you compete to become the quickest crazy racer on the track!

Wii U Download Software

  • Momonga Pinball Adventures, Paladin Studios – £4.99 (€5.99)

Momonga is a unique pinball game, where you bounce through different worlds. On the way, you team up with friends to defeat enemies and conquer boss fights. A little flying squirrel takes on the forces of evil – join Momo, Panda and Fry in a quest to save the momongas from the claws of the evil owls.

  • Rakoo & Friends, Moving Player – £8.99 (€9.99)

Driven by his unrequited romantic yearnings, the charming but not very smart Rakoo leaves his cosy, comfortable home in search of that special someone. A freshly picked flower, a goofy smile and off he goes! In his frantic race for survival, Rakoo embarks on a fantastic adventure in a world that’s as wild and beautiful as it is dangerous. Use your Wii U GamePad to guide Rakoo through the wonders and perils he encounters along the way. Will Rakoo find the love of his dreams? His fate is in your hands!

  • Wicked Monsters Blast! HD PLUS, Corecell Technology – £7.19 (€7.99)

Wicked Monster Blast for is an exciting family fun shooting gallery game for all ages. Blast enemies and solve puzzles and choose your favourite character from a cast of crazy characters to take on 15 crazy mini games and 20 levels of challenge mode with up to 3 of your friends!

3DS HOME Menu Themes

  • Adventure Time: Finn, Turner Broadcasting – £1.79 (€1.99)

Get your favourite adventuring hero with this algebraic Finn theme.

  • Adventure Time: Jake, Turner Broadcasting – £1.79 (€1.99)

A totally mathematical theme with Jake, the magical shape-shifting dog.

  • Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden Theme, Bandai Namco Entertainment – £1.69 (€1.99)

This Dragon Ball Z theme uses the main art on the upper screen and a Goku pixel art transformation on the lower screen.

  • Snoopy and Woodstock, Librica – £1.79 (€1.99)

From the world beloved comic “Peanuts” comes “THE PEANUTS MOVIE” and this theme.

  • Geronimo Stilton and Trap, Atlantyca – £1.79 (€1.99)

From the animated series of Geronimo Stilton.

  • Geronimo Stilton in the jungle, Atlantyca – £1.79 (€1.99)

Geronimo Stilton “Four mice deep in the jungle”.

  • Geronimo Stilton Reporter, Atlantyca – £1.79 (€1.99)

Geronimo Stilton and Thea Stilton are TV reporters.

  • Mia and Me main characters: Mia, Mo, Yuko and Onchao, Rainbow – £1.79 (€1.99)

This theme features the main characters of Mia and Me: the brave elves Mia, Mo, Yuko and the sweet unicorn Onchao!

  • Mia and Me: Mia in Centopia, Rainbow – £1.79 (€1.99)

A “centopic” theme with the adventurous pink-haired elf!

  • Paw Patrol: I cuccioli, Viacom – €1.99

A Paw Patrol theme for Nintendo 3DS family systems.

3DS Download Demo

  • Mercenaries Saga 2, CIRCLE Entertainment – Free

Claude is the captain of the Kingdom’s Order of the Silver Eagle. One day while he guarded Prince Laz’s hunting session, an assassin appeared. Claude covers the prince’s escape and stops the assassin, but it was just a trap and the prince has been poisoned by a blade. To aid the prince, Claude has to lead the Silver Eagle north so that they can find the only antidote: an Erni Herb. Mercenaries Saga 2 is a tactical strategy RPG based on a fantasy world’s stage.

  • Ninja Usagimaru – The Gem of Blessings, Arc System Works – Free

You control Usagimaru, and sets off on a journey to rescue captivated villagers from the evil grasps of the Mononoke. Your mission is to bring the villagers to the safety of the Usagi Statue. In each stage there will be a captured villager, and the path to rescue them is filled with various traps and Mononoke. Use the various tools you have at possession, and utilise the terrain and even the Mononoke themselves in order to rescue the villagers, and finally bring them to safety!

3DS Download Software

  • Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden, Bandai Namco Entertainment – £29.99 (€39.99)

Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden is a fighting game including the most famous characters of Dragon Ball Z series. You can even play with characters from the latest movie Dragon Ball Z: Resurrection “”F””. The “Story mode” follows the original story of the Manga and in the “Adventure mode” players aim to gather all the Dragon balls. A Versus mode is also part of the game to fight the computer or a friend.

Bonuses for purchasing in Nintendo eShop:
1. Download code for the game “Dragon Ball Z: Super Butoden 2” (in Japanese) for Nintendo 3DS, redeemable immediately.
2. Download code for the theme “Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden Theme” for Nintendo 3DS, redeemable immediately.

  • Ninja Usagimaru – The Gem of Blessings, Arc System Works – £4.49 (€4.99)

You control Usagimaru, and sets off on a journey to rescue captivated villagers from the evil grasps of the Mononoke. Your mission is to bring the villagers to the safety of the Usagi Statue. In each stage there will be a captured villager, and the path to rescue them is filled with various traps and Mononoke. Use the various tools you have at possession, and utilise the terrain and even the Mononoke themselves in order to rescue the villagers, and finally bring them to safety!

  • The Mysterious Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde, Joindots – £7.19 (€7.99) or 800 Nintendo DSi Points

Friday, August 13th, 1886, very early in the morning. The lanes of Soho are depraved and the air is heavy like the minds of the people. No one can foretell what terrifying things happened during the night. The murder of a wealthy citizen with an irreproachable reputation raises a lot of riddles. Was he really murdered here – in Soho? And, why did he have to die? You ask a good friend and forensic doctor for help. Only he is able to provide the answers you need to solve the case. Hopefully, Dr. Jekyll is really useful for your investigations. Slip into the role of the smart Inspector Newcomen and solve this strange case!

  • Thomas and Friends Steaming Around Sodor, Avanquest – £19.99 (€24.99)

Get ready to roll with Thomas and Friends as they steam around Sodor, preparing the island for some very important visitors! The Duke and Duchess of Boxford are paying a visit and the Fat Controller wants the yard to look its best. Help the engines get everything ready for the arrival of the special guests in this interactive story adventure packed with fun puzzles and games!

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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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