Nintendo eShop Update: 20th August 2015 (North America)

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This week’s Nintendo eShop Update is a busy one for North America, headlined by logic puzzler The Bridge, LBX: Little Battlers eXperience, 3D Gunstar Heroes and Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising.

Other Wii U releases see the arrival of Factotum from TACS Games and Woah Dave! by Choice Provisions, with Nintendo 3DS demos for Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX and I Love My Cats.

Special Offers (Wii U)
* Capcom: Up to 66 percent off many Capcom games from 24th – 31st August 2015. Visit Nintendo’s official website for more details
* Life of Pixel: 30 percent off (reduced from $9.99 to $6.99) until 3rd September 2015
* Ping 1.5+: 20 percent off (reduced from $4.99 to $3.99) until 3rd September 2015
* Super Destronaut: 50 percent off (reduced from $1.99 to $0.99) until 3rd September 2015
* Tilelicious: Delicious Tiles: 50 percent off (reduced from $5.99 to $2.99) until 10th September 2015

Permanent Price Reductions (3DS)
* Hazumi, Gamelion – now $2.99, previously $3.99

Special Offers (3DS)
* Capcom: Up to 66 percent off many Capcom games from 24th – 31st August 2015. Visit Nintendo’s official website for more details
* Senran Kagura Burst: 33 percent off (reduced from $29.99 to $19.99) until 15th September 2015
* Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Overclocked: 33 percent off (reduced from $29.99 to $19.99) until 24th August 2015
* Zordix: Aqua Moto Racing 3D, Snow Moto Racing 3D and Real Heroes: Firefighter 3D are on sale until 3rd September 2015

Virtual Console (Wii U)
* Advance Wars 2: Black Hole Rising, Nintendo – $7.99
The Black Hole Army comes storming back in this worthy successor to an award-winning Game Boy Advance strategy game. Rain destruction upon their foul legions by ordering your troops effectively and overpowering your enemies with new Super Commanding Officer Powers.

* Genghis Khan II: Clan of the Gray Wolf, Koei Tecmo – $7.99
Unite the scattered Mongol tribes under your banner and conquer the world as Genghis Khan in this Super NES strategy game. Choose from two riveting scenarios: Mongolia and all of Eurasia. It is up to you to grow your fledgling empire on the Mongolian plateau and expand your borders across the land!

Wii U Download Software
* The Bridge, The Quantum Astrophysicists Guild – $9.99
The Bridge is a 2D logic puzzle game that forces you to re-evaluate your preconceptions of physics and perspective. It’s Isaac Newton meets M.C. Escher! Manipulate gravity to redefine the ceiling as the floor while venturing through impossible architectures.

* Crab Cakes Rescue, Maximum Games – $7.99
Crab Cakes Rescue is a unique puzzle game that will pinch your brain! Navigate your way through nearly 100 vibrant levels by shedding your shell to create new opportunities to escape! Each time a shell is shed, a block is created and your crabby crustacean self is shrunk.

* Factotum, TACS Games – $9.99
You’re in deep space and something’s collided with the ship. Main power is offline and you’re trapped. It’s lucky you have access to this walker control terminal. It’s a little old but with these two robots and some clever thinking you might be able to get power back on-line and save the day.

* Mortar Melon, Nitrolic Games – $5.99
Drag the mortar, aim, and fling the melon to collect the fruit! Whizzing through the air you’ll fly across the world, tapping and dragging your environment to release the juicy goods! Look out for pointy objects or you’ll explode on impact, sending melony chunks and pips flying!

* Woah Dave!, Choice Provisions – $4.99
In Woah Dave!, players gun for digital glory by slaughtering aliens, stealing their loose change, and racking up the highest score possible. Easier said than done, however, as everything on the map – including your own ammo – is trying to kill you. No one ever said being a Dave was easy.

3DS Download Demo
* Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX, SEGA – Free
Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX is a 3D rhythm action game starring the world’s most famous virtual singer Hatsune Miku. Project Mirai DX features 48 full length versions of fan-favorite songs with multiple play styles and game modes that people of any age or skill level can enjoy.

* I Love My Cats, Bigben Interactive – Free
Become a best friend to the animals by taking in abandoned kittens. Look after them every day so they flourish with their new family: feed them, stroke them, tend them, raise them and play with them. Discover the town around you: take them for walks in the park, enter competitions on the beach and buy new toys for them at the market.

3DS Download Software
* 3D Gunstar Heroes, SEGA – $5.99
Treasure’s visually stunning side-scrolling shooter, Gunstar Heroes, is now re-mastered in 3D! Take on enemies alone or with a friend using two-player co-op via local wireless and prevent the world from destruction.

* LBX: Little Battlers eXperience, Nintendo – $39.99
In 2050, customizable palm-sized robots known as LBX are pitted against each other in battle, and now you can get in on the action! Customize your LBX with parts from more than 130 sets to create one of more than 30,000 possible designs. Then wage robot war in real-time battles! Team up with characters from the TV series or take on friends in local 3-on-3 battles.

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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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