Nintendo eShop Update: 17th August 2017 (Europe)

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This week’s Nintendo eShop releases for Europe are in, delivering new content and plentiful discounts across Nintendo Switch, Wii U, and Nintendo 3DS.

Special Offers (Wii U)

  • FAST Racing NEO, Shin’en Multimedia – £8.20 (€11.20) until 7th September 2017, normally £10.99 (€14.99)
  • Laser Blaster, Petite Games – £1.43 (€1.59) until 31st August 2017, normally £1.79 (€1.99)
  • Star Splash: Shattered Star, Snails Animation – £1.79 (€2.09) until 7th September 2017, normally £2.99 (€3.49)
  • Sudoku Party, Lightwood Games – £3.60 (€4) until 31st August 2017, normally £4.50 (€5)
  • Word Search by POWGI, Lightwood Games – £4.79 (€6.39) until 24th August 2017, normally £5.99 (€7.99)

Special Offers (New 3DS)

  • Hit Ninja, Petite Games – £1.43 (€1.59) until 31st August 2017, normally £1.79 (€1.99)
  • Pinball Breakout, nuGAME – £4.20 (€4.90) until 14th September 2017, normally £6 (€7)

Special Offers (3DS)

  • Collide-a-Ball, Starsign – £0.99 (€0.99) until 7th September 2017, normally £1.99 (€1.99)
  • Fantasy Pirates, EnjoyUp Games – £1.80 (€1.80) until 14th September 2017, normally £4.50 (€4.50)
  • Ping Pong Trick Shot, Starsign – £0.99 (€0.99) until 7th September 2017, normally £1.99 (€1.99)
  • Quiet, Please!, Nostatic Software – £2.39 (€2.79) until 24th August 2017, normally £2.99 (€3.49)
  • Real Heroes: Firefighter 3D Download Version, Zordix AB – £4.49 (€4.99) until 24th August 2017, normally £8.99 (€9.99)
  • RV-7 My Drone, EnjoyUp Games – £1.19 (€1.19) until 14th September 2017, normally £2.99 (€2.99)
  • Sudoku Party, Lightwood Games – £3.60 (€4) until 31st August 2017, normally £4.50 (€5)
  • Toys Vs Monsters, EnjoyUp Games – £1.59 (€1.59) until 14th September 2017, normally £3.99 (€3.99)
  • Van Helsing Sniper ZX100, EnjoyUp Games – £2.66 (€2.66) until 14th September 2017, normally £6.66 (€6.66)
  • Word Search by POWGI, Lightwood Games – £4.79 (€6.39) until 24th August 2017, normally £5.99 (€7.99)

Nintendo Switch Download Demo

  • Rayman Legends: Definitive Edition, Ubisoft – Free

Rayman rocks again on Nintendo Switch! Discover the ultimate experience of the acclaimed platformer with Rayman® Legends: Definitive Edition Demo.

Nintendo Switch Download Software

  • ACA NEOGEO Magician Lord, Hamster Corporation – £6.29 (€6.99)

Magician Lord is a side-scrolling action game released by SNK in 1990. This fantasy action game was one of the launch titles on NEOGEO. Control the magician Elta on a journey to save the world from Gal-Agiese, who came back to life once again.

  • Sonic Mania, SEGA – £15.99 (€19.99)

Experience the ultimate celebration of past and future in Sonic Mania, an all-new 2D Sonic adventure running at a crisp 60FPS with stunning HD retro-style graphics. Multiple playable characters give you the ability to go explosively fast as Sonic, soar as Tails, or power through tough obstacles with Knuckles’ brute strength. You can re-live the Sonic of the past with an exciting new twist on classic zones while fighting against new bosses and Dr. Eggman’s evil robot army. Go head to-head with players in Competition Mode or play in Co-Op Mode with a friend. Sonic Mania was developed by Christian Whitehead, Headcannon, and PagodaWest Games in collaboration with Sonic Team. Welcome to Sonic Mania!

  • The Jackbox Party Pack, Jackbox Games – £18.99 (€20.99)

For 1-100 players! Your phones or tablets are your controllers! Players play using their phones, tablets, or even computers as controllers – making it the perfect easy-in entertainment piece for your next game night or party. Once a game is started from the in-pack menu, players simply connect to the “jackbox.tv” web address on their device and then enter the on-screen room code to enter a game. No big mess of controllers needed! You’re gonna need more than one party for this. Note: The games included in this pack are in English only.

  • The Jackbox Party Pack 2, Jackbox Games – £18.99 (€20.99)

The sequel to the party game phenomenon The Jackbox Party Pack, featuring FIVE fresh, rib-tickling party games! Players play using their phones, tablets, or even computers as controllers – making it the perfect easy-to-join party starter. No extra controllers needed! And, spectators can join and affect some games by playing as Audience members! NOTE: This game is local play only. It’s a game-night riot in a box… without the box! Note: The games included in this pack are in English only.

  • Troll and I, Maximum Games – £24.99 (€34.99)

Deep in the Nordic wilderness, a teenage boy named Otto is forced to flee his home after a band of brutal hunters rip through his village in search of a mythical creature rumoured to inhabit the forest. Now on the run for his life, Otto inadvertently finds and befriends the elusive creature being sought by the hunters. Thus begins the perilous adventure of Troll and Otto. Together, the unlikely friends embark on a journey through treacherous territory plagued with rivals. Natives to the forest, Troll and Otto must use their inherent skills to sneak, strategize, and battle their way back home. The forest is filled with unknowns, and teamwork is pivotal to staying alive.

Wii U Add-On Content

  • Pic-a-Pix Colour – Small Puzzles 9, Lightwood Games – £1.99 (€1.99)

3DS Add-On Content

  • Pic-a-Pix Colour – Small Puzzles 9, Lightwood Games – £1.99 (€1.99)
  • Pic-a-Pix Colour – Large Puzzles 9, Lightwood Games – £1.99 (€1.99)
  • SmileBASIC: Advanced Sound Processing Unit, SmileBOOM – £6.25 (€7.50)
  • SmileBASIC: Gold Membership (30 days), SmileBOOM – £1.25 (€1.50)
  • SmileBASIC: Gold Membership (90 days), SmileBOOM – £3.75 (€4.50)
  • SmileBASIC: Gold Membership (180 days), SmileBOOM – £6.25 (€7.50)

3DS Download Software

  • Chicken Wiggle, Atooi – £13.49 (€14.99)

The stars of Chicken Wiggle are an improbable duo: a young chicken and his best buddy – a wiggly worm – nestled in his backpack! Together, they team up for adventure to jump, peck, and worm-grapple across a myriad of perplexing platforming levels – full of fun gadgets, tricky hazards, and sneaky foes – determined to rescue their friends from the wicked witch in her sky towers.

  • SmileBASIC, SmileBOOM – £8 (€9.50)

SmileBASIC is a portable version of a programming language known as BASIC. BASIC is a programming language designed to help beginners learn to program. As soon as you start SmileBASIC, you can begin programming! When you’re finished, you can play the game you made! Enjoy intuitive, trouble-free programming.

  • Little Adventure on the Prairie, Infinite Madaa – £2.99 (€3.49)

A short and fun platforming adventure game. Venture through 12 levels of pure slaughter and mindlessly try to kill all the monsters that are facing you. Want to finish the last level from the first time without dying? Try using the different items throughout the levels to overcome all the monsters and obstacles easier.

3DS HOME Menu Themes

  • Kirby 25th Anniversary, Nintendo – £1.79 (€1.99)

Kirby, Waddle Dee, Meta Knight, King Dedede and others appear in this lively theme to celebrate Kirby’s 25th anniversary.

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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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