Nintendo eShop Update: 20th October 2016 (North America)

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This week’s Nintendo eShop update for North America is in, welcoming new games across Wii U, New Nintendo 3DS, and Nintendo 3DS.

Virtual Console (Wii U)

  • The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks (Nintendo DS), Nintendo – $9.99

Spirit Tracks have long protected the kingdom from evil. But when they start disappearing mysteriously, Link and Zelda must travel together to restore them and keep the dark forces at bay. In this Nintendo DS adventure, fight enemies and explore the world as you travel by train and take control of a hulking suit of armor.

Wii U Download Software

  • Mr. Pumpkin Adventure, CIRCLE Entertainment – $3.99

In search of memory to find the truth of the world. The protagonist of the game – Mr. Pumpkin adventures in the strange vegetable kingdom only to find his memory. 50 exquisite game scenes lead the players to enter this fancy vegetable kingdom. The interesting game levels and various interconnected puzzles bring players an attractive Puzzle Kingdom.

  • Pirate Pop Plus, 13AM Games – $4.99

Join Pete Jr. on his quest to defeat the nefarious Bubble Pirate, an evil villain who has trapped the innocent townsfolk in bubbles. Dodge and pop bubbles with your anchor while collecting power-ups and managing Bubble Pirate’s constant gravity-switching mischief. You can even buy the Wii U version of Pirate Pop Plus and receive a free digital version for the New Nintendo 3DS (and vice versa). The same Nintendo Network ID must be linked to your Wii U and Nintendo 3DS systems as well as your Nintendo eShop account prior to purchase in order to be eligible for the offer.

  • Retro Road Rumble, Sketchy Coyote Interactive – $3.99

Retro Road Rumble is an arcade-style game that offers the same experience that can be found in the classic tabletop arcade machines. Two challengers race head-to-head by taking either side of the Wii U GamePad to control their cars. Or, one player can race against the clock and strive to get the high score. With 8 fast-paced levels, each with unique events and environs, along with a day/night setting, no two matches will ever be the same. Retro Road Rumble truly gives players the chance to have the type of one of a kind experience that only the Wii U can offer!

  • Shooting Range by Thornbury Software (available 21st October), Thornbury Software – $12.95

Shooting Range by Thornbury Software is a carnival style shooting gallery where you test your shooting skills in the time you’re allowed for each level.

  • SteamWorld Heist, Image & Form Games – $14.99

From the makers of SteamWorld Dig, SteamWorld Heist is a space adventure with turn-based tactical shootouts in which you aim in real time and perform awesome bullet-bouncing trick shots. For a limited time, you can buy SteamWorld Heist from Nintendo eShop on Wii U at an introductory price of $14.99. Buy or own the Nintendo 3DS version of SteamWorld Heist, the Nintendo 3DS version of SteamWorld Dig or the Wii U version of SteamWorld Dig and receive a 10 percent discount off the Wii U version of SteamWorld Heist. The same Nintendo Network ID must be linked to your Wii U and Nintendo 3DS systems as well as your Nintendo eShop account prior to purchase in order to be eligible for the offer. This offer will run until 3rd November 2016.

  • Super Destronaut 2: Go Duck Yourself, Petite Games – $1.99

Fight against endless waves of invaders in this arcade space shooter game! Collect power-ups to increase your firepower and multiplier coins to reach unbeatable high scores. Shoot those alien butts in Classic, Time Attack, Hardcore or Invaders mode and challenge your friends in Multiplayer mode. If you like classic arcade shooters or ducks, you will love Super Destronaut 2: Go Duck Yourself. PS: Don’t hurt the duck!

Virtual Console (New 3DS)

  • Breath of Fire (SNES), Capcom – $7.99

Join Ryu as he embarks on an adventure of a lifetime. He will need to rely on his companions if he is to rediscover the lost powers of the Light Dragons and save his sister, Sara, from the evil clutches of the Dark Dragons. Dive into this epic Super NES RPG and prove that the Warrior of the Dragon is not just a myth!

New 3DS Download Software

  • Pirate Pop Plus, 13AM Games – $4.99

Join Pete Jr. on his quest to defeat the nefarious Bubble Pirate, an evil villain who has trapped the innocent townsfolk in bubbles. Dodge and pop bubbles with your anchor while collecting power-ups and managing Bubble Pirate’s constant gravity-switching mischief. You can even buy the New Nintendo 3DS version of Pirate Pop Plus and receive a free digital version for the Wii U console (and vice versa). The same Nintendo Network ID must be linked to your Wii U and Nintendo 3DS systems as well as your Nintendo eShop account prior to purchase in order to be eligible for the offer.

3DS Download Software

  • Fairune 2, CIRCLE Entertainment – $6.99

Fairune2 is a fantasy puzzle-solving adventure RPG. Which has you explore the map by solving puzzles, tricks and beating monsters. You are requested by the mysterious book that can say where to find the lost fairy. In this adventure, you encounter the wonderful girl that may lead you to the truth of the world. With much greater content than the prequel game, the power-up 8-bit taste graphics and sounds will bring forth the new reminiscent game-play.

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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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