Nintendo eShop Update: 23rd March 2017 (Europe)

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BYE-BYE BOXBOY! leads this week’s Nintendo eShop update in Europe, in which players will say a fond farewell to Qbby in the Nintendo 3DS exclusive puzzler.

Nintendo Switch adds ACA NEOGEO Neo Turf Masters, Human Resource Machine, Little Inferno and World of Goo, while Wii U welcomes Six Sides of the World and Sudoku Party. Nintendo 3DS owners can also wrack their brains over sudoku puzzles, with city-creating puzzler SubaraCity also seeing a release.

There is also a Nindies Celebration Sale that sees many games available at a generous discount until 6th April 2017, as well as more special offers.

#Nindies Celebration Sale (Up to 80 percent off)

Wii U

  • Affordable Space Adventures, KnapNok Games – £5.09 (€5.69) until 6th April 2017, normally £16.99 (€18.99)
  • Axiom Verge, Thomas Happ Games – £11.24 (€13.49) until 6th April 2017, normally £14.99 (€17.99)
  • Don’t Starve: Giant Edition, Klei Entertainment – £4.28 (€4.75) until 6th April 2017, normally £12.59 (€13.99)
  • EDGE, Two Tribes Publishing – £0.60 (€0.67) until 6th April 2017, normally £1.79 (€1.99)
  • FAST Racing NEO, Shin’en Multimedia – £8.79 (€11.99) until 6th April 2017, normally £10.99 (€14.99)
  • Freedom Planet, Galaxy Trail – £7.69 (€9.79) until 6th April 2017, normally £10.99 (€13.99)
  • Gunman Clive HD Collection, Hörberg Productions – £1.79 (€1.99) until 6th April 2017, normally £3.59 (€3.99)
  • Jotun Valhalla Edition, Thunder Lotus Games – £7.19 (€8.99) until 6th April 2017, normally £11.99 (€14.99)
  • Mighty Switch Force! 2, WayForward – £3.75 (€3.75) until 6th April 2017, normally £5 (€5)
  • Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty, Oddworld Inhabitants – £5.99 (€7.99) until 6th April 2017, normally £14.99 (€19.99)
  • OlliOlli, Curve Digital – £1.59 (€1.99) until 6th April 2017, normally £7.99 (€9.99)
  • PixelJunk Monsters HD, Double Eleven – £1.74 (€2.24) until 6th April 2017, normally £6.99 (€8.99)
  • Pumped BMX +, Curve Digital – £1.59 (€1.99) until 6th April 2017, normally £7.99 (€9.99)
  • Runbow, 13AM Games – £5.49 (€6.99) until 6th April 2017, normally £10.99 (€13.99)
  • RUSH, Two Tribes Publishing – £0.60 (€0.67) until 6th April 2017, normally £1.79 (€1.99)
  • Severed, Drinkbox Studios – £5.99 (€7.49) until 6th April 2017, normally £11.99 (€14.99)
  • Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, WayForward – £14.39 (€15.29) until 6th April 2017, normally £15.99 (€16.99)
  • Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones, Curve Digital – £1.59 (€1.99) until 6th April 2017, normally £7.99 (€9.99)
  • SteamWorld Dig, Image & Form – £2.79 (€3.59) until 6th April 2017, normally £6.99 (€8.99)
  • SteamWorld Heist, Image & Form – £5.49 (€7.49) until 6th April 2017, normally £10.99 (€14.99)
  • Super Meat Boy, Blitworks – £10.40 (€11.20) until 6th April 2017, normally £13 (€14)
  • Swords & Soldiers, Two Tribes Publishing – £0.91 (€1.01) until 6th April 2017, normally £2.69 (€2.99)
  • Swords & Soldiers II, Ronimo Games – £8.49 (€9.49) until 6th April 2017, normally £16.99 (€18.99)
  • Terraria, 505 Games – £8.99 (€9.99) until 6th April 2017, normally £17.99 (€19.99)
  • Thomas Was Alone, Curve Digital – £1.74 (€1.99) until 6th April 2017, normally £6.99 (€7.99)
  • Toki Tori, Two Tribes Publishing – £0.60 (€0.67) until 6th April 2017, normally £1.79 (€1.99)

3DS

  • Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures, ScrewAttack Games – £4.49 (€4.99) until 6th April 2017, normally £8.99 (€9.99)
  • Attack of the Friday Monsters! A Tokyo Tale, LEVEL-5 – £3.59 (€3.99) until 6th April 2017, normally £7.19 (€7.99)
  • Colors! 3D, Collecting Smiles – £2.69 (€2.99) until 6th April 2017, normally £5.39 (€5.99)
  • Crimson Shroud, LEVEL-5 – £3.59 (€3.99) until 6th April 2017, normally £7.19 (€7.99)
  • EDGE, Two Tribes Publishing – £0.60 (€0.67) until 6th April 2017, normally £1.79 (€1.99)
  • escapeVektor, Nnooo – £2.99 (€3.49) until 6th April 2017, normally £5.99 (€6.99)
  • Gunman Clive, Hörberg Productions – £0.99 (€0.99) until 6th April 2017, normally £1.99 (€1.99)
  • Gunman Clive 2, Hörberg Productions – £1.25 (€1.49) until 6th April 2017, normally £2.50 (€2.99)
  • KORG DSN-12, DETUNE – £12.49 (€14.99) until 6th April 2017, normally £24.99 (€29.99)
  • Mutant Mudds, Renegade Kid – £5.66 (€6.29) until 6th April 2017, normally £8.09 (€8.99)
  • Nano Assault EX, Shin’en Multimedia – £5.94 (€6.99) until 6th April 2017, normally £8.49 (€9.99)
  • OlliOlli, Curve Digital – £1.59 (€1.99) until 6th April 2017, normally £7.99 (€9.99)
  • Picross e7, Jupiter – £3.15 (€3.50) until 6th April 2017, normally £4.50 (€5)
  • Retro City Rampage: DX, Vblank Entertainment – £3.99 (€4.49) until 6th April 2017, normally £7.99 (€8.99)
  • Severed, Drinkbox Studios – £5.99 (€7.49) until 6th April 2017, normally £11.99 (€14.99)
  • Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse, WayForward – £11.99 (€12.74) until 6th April 2017, normally £15.99 (€16.99)
  • Siesta Fiesta, Mojo Bones – £0.99 (€1.12) until 6th April 2017, normally £3.99 (€4.49)
  • SteamWorld Dig, Image & Form – £2.79 (€3.59) until 6th April 2017, normally £6.99 (€8.99)
  • SteamWorld Heist, Image & Form – £5.49 (€7.49) until 6th April 2017, normally £10.99 (€14.99)
  • Super Little Acorns 3D Turbo, Pixel Toys – £2.49 (€2.49) until 6th April 2017, normally £4.99 (€4.99)
  • Tappingo 2, CIRCLE Entertainment – £1.99 (€1.99) until 6th April 2017, normally £2.99 (€2.99)
  • Toki Tori 3D, Two Tribes Publishing – £0.60 (€0.67) until 6th April 2017, normally £1.79 (€1.99)
  • Weapon Shop de Omasse, LEVEL-5 – £3.59 (€3.99) until 6th April 2017, normally £7.19 (€7.99)
  • Xeodrifter, Renegade Kid – £5.59 (€6.29) until 6th April 2017, normally £7.99 (€8.99)

My Nintendo Reward

20 percent discount for Urban Trial Freestyle 2, Tate Multimedia – 20 Gold Points
Prepare yourself for numerous new levels in five stunning locations. Pull off insane stunts on top of skyscrapers, speed down busy highways and take an intense ride through the suburbs while competing with others to get to the top of the leaderboards!

Special Offers (Wii U)

  • DuckTales: Remastered, Capcom – £4.79 (€5.99) until 6th April 2017, normally £11.99 (€14.99)
  • Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara, Capcom – £3.20 (€3.99) until 6th April 2017, normally £11.99 (€14.99)
  • Exile’s End, XSEED Games – £4.49 (€4.99) until 31st March 2017, normally £8.99 (€9.99)
  • Frankenstein – Master of Death, Joindots – £4.19 (€5.59) until 6th April 2017, normally £5.99 (€7.99)
  • Hurry Up! Bird Hunter, EnjoyUp Games – £2.87 (€3.19) until 20th April 2017, normally £7.19 (€7.99)
  • Joe’s Diner, Joindots – £2.99 (€3.99) until 6th April 2017, normally £5.99 (€7.99)
  • Laser Blaster, Petite Games – £1.43 (€1.59) until 13th April 2017, normally £1.79 (€1.99)
  • Life of Pixel, Super Icon – £4.49 (€4.99) until 30th March 2017, normally £8.99 (€9.99)
  • PING 1.5+, Nami Tentou – £0.99 (€1.29) until 30th March 2017, normally £3.99 (€4.49)
  • PSIBO, Nami Tentou – £1.99 (€2.24) until 30th March 2017, normally £3.99 (€4.49)
  • Resident Evil Revelations, Capcom – £6.19 (€7.99) until 6th April 2017, normally £39.99 (€49.99)
  • Suspension Railroad Simulator, Joindots – £4.19 (€5.59) until 6th April 2017, normally £5.99 (€7.99)
  • The Quiet Collection, Nostatic Software – £3.99 (€4.60) until 30th March 2017, normally £4.99 (€5.75)
  • Vektor Wars, Super Icon – £3.99 (€3.99) until 30th March 2017, normally £7.99 (€7.99)
  • Word Party, Lightwood Games – £7.49 (€7.99) until 20th April 2017, normally £14.99 (€15.99)

Special Offers (3DS)

  • Aqua Moto Racing 3D, Zordix AB – £5.39 (€5.99) until 30th March 2017, normally £7.19 (€7.99)
  • Corpse Party, XSEED Games – £16.24 (€19.49) until 31st March 2017, normally £24.99 (€29.99)
  • Epic Word Search Holiday Special, Lightwood Games – £2.99 (€3.99) until 20th April 2017, normally £5.99 (€7.99)
  • Fantasy Pirates, EnjoyUp Games – £1.35 (€1.35) until 20th April 2017, normalyl £4.50 (€4.50)
  • Funfair Party Games, Joindots – £3.99 (€5.59) until 6th April 2017, normally £4.99 (€6.99)
  • Jewel Match 3, Joindots – £3.99 (€5.59) until 6th April 2017, normally £4.99 (€6.99)
  • Mega Man Legacy Collection, Capcom – £6.29 (€7.90) until 6th April 2017, normally £11.99 (€14.99)
  • Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies, Capcom – £7.99 (€9.99) until 6th April 2017, normally £19.99 (€24.99)
  • Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Spirit of Justice, Capcom – £16.49 (€19.99) until 6th April 2017, normally £24.99 (€29.99)
  • Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy, Capcom – £12.49 (€14.99) until 6th April 2017, normally £24.99 (€29.99)
  • Resident Evil Revelations, Capcom – £7.49 (€8.99) until 6th April 2017, normally £24.99 (€29.99)
  • Resident Evil The Mercenaries 3D, Capcom – £3.49 (€3.99) until 6th April 2017, normally £8.99 (€9.99)
  • Rune Factory 4, XSEED Games – £16.24 (€19.49) until 31st March 2017, normally £24.99 (€29.99)
  • Super Street Fighter IV 3D, Capcom – £7.19 (€7.99) until 6th April 2017, normally £17.99 (€19.99)
  • Pazuru, Joindots – £1.99 (€2.99) until 6th April 2017, normally £3.99 (€5.99)
  • RV-7 My Drone, EnjoyUp Games – £0.89 (€0.89) until 20th April 2017, normally £2.99 (€2.99)
  • The Legend of Dark Witch – Chronicle 2D Act, CIRCLE Entertainment – £2.99 (€2.99) until 13th April 2017, normally £3.99 (€3.99)
  • Touch Battle Tank – Tag Combat, CIRCLE Entertainment – £2.99 (€2.99) until 13th April 2017, normally £3.99 (€3.99)
  • Toys Vs Monsters, EnjoyUp Games – £1.19 (€1.19) until 20th April 2017, normally £3.99 (€3.99)
  • Van Helsing Sniper ZX100, EnjoyUp Games – £1.99 (€1.99) until 20th April 2017, normally £6.66 (€6.66)
  • Witch & Hero, CIRCLE Entertainment – £2.99 (€2.99) until 13th April 2017, normally £3.99 (€3.99)
  • Witch & Hero 2, CIRCLE Entertainment – £2.39 (€2.99) until 13th April 2017, normally £3.19 (€3.99)

Nintendo Switch Download Software

ACA NEOGEO Neo Turf Masters, Hamster Corporation – £6.29 (€6.99)
Neo Turf Masters is a golf game released by SNK in 1996. Players can choose from a total of six golfers with different abilities and play on courses located around the world such as Australia or Germany. Players can test out their golf game skills against friends with game modes such as Stroke Play and Match Play (2P battle only).

Human Resource Machine, Tomorrow Corporation – £8.99 (€9.99)
Program little office workers to solve puzzles. Be a good employee! The machines are coming… for your job. Human Resource Machine is a puzzle game for nerds. In each level, your boss gives you a job. Automate it by programming your little office worker. If you succeed, you’ll be promoted up to the next level for another year of work in the vast office building. Congratulations! Don’t worry if you’ve never programmed before – programming is just puzzle solving. If you strip away all the 1’s and 0’s and scary squiggly brackets, programming is actually really simple, logical, beautiful, and something that anyone can understand and have fun with! Are you already an expert? There will be extra challenges for you.

Little Inferno, Tomorrow Corporation – £8.99 (€9.99)
Little Inferno is an unusual game filled with surprise and wonder, and even better the less you know about it before playing! Congratulations on your new Little Inferno Entertainment Fireplace! Throw your toys into your fire, and play with them as they burn. Stay warm in there. It’s getting cold outside! Burn flaming logs, screaming robots, credit cards, batteries, exploding fish, unstable nuclear devices, and tiny galaxies. An adventure that takes place almost entirely in front of a fireplace – about looking up up up out of the chimney, and the cold world just on the other side of the wall.

World of Goo, Tomorrow Corporation – £8.99 (€9.99)
Drag and drop living, squirming, talking, globs of goo to build structures, bridges, cannonballs, zeppelins, and giant tongues. The millions of Goo Balls that live in the beautiful World of Goo are curious to explore – but they don’t know that they are in a game, or that they are extremely delicious.

Wii U Download Demo

Plantera, Ratalaika Games – Free
Game description: Welcome to Plantera! In the world of Plantera you grow your own garden and breed plants and animals to earn coins with their produce. Use the coins to buy new plants and animals, and also special items and garden expansions. Watch everything grow, help planting and harvesting, buy new things, and defend your garden from sneaky magpies, rabbits, foxes, and wolves. Raise your level and the productivity of your plants and animals! Earn more and more, and create your own dream garden!

Wii U Download Software

Six Sides of the World, Dolores Entertainment – £4.49 (€4.99)
Six Sides of the World is a puzzle videogame that takes you into an intergalactic journey through different star systems riddled with brain-racking challenges. Maigo is an explorer who’s about to discover something far bigger than he expects. As he navigates through space, facing increasingly difficult puzzles, he starts to understand he’s tapping over something transcendent. Some questions arise: who has created all these worlds? What motivates this intergalactic architect? Is there a plan beyond all this? Is it a test? A means of protecting something? To seek the truth Maigo will have to overcome all the challenges to meet this kind of… PUZZLE GOD.

Sudoku Party, Lightwood Games – £4.50 (€5) or Free if you have downloaded Sudoku Party on Nintendo 3DS
You’ve never played sudoku like this before. Two players, one puzzle! There are 1,000 puzzles to solve on your own or co-operatively with a friend. The second player can connect any other controller and jump in to assist with a puzzle at any time! Or if you feel like getting competitive, Party Mode lets you battle it out against an opponent to see who can think the quickest with unique fast-action gameplay. Solve a square and your opponent has only seconds to respond or the point is yours. When your opponent makes a move, you have to match it quickly or lose the square for good. Can you keep up? Or will you choose a different path, hoping to lock in more squares simply by thinking faster?

3DS Add-On Content

  • Swapdoodle – Bakery Blends Pen Set, Nintendo – £1.79 (€1.99)
  • Swapdoodle – Cherry Blossom Stationery, Nintendo – Free
  • Swapdoodle – Deco Letters, Nintendo – £2.69 (€2.99)

3DS Download Demo

Plantera, Ratalaika Games – Free
Game description: Welcome to Plantera! In the world of Plantera you grow your own garden and breed plants and animals to earn coins with their produce. Use the coins to buy new plants and animals, and also special items and garden expansions. Watch everything grow, help planting and harvesting, buy new things, and defend your garden from sneaky magpies, rabbits, foxes, and wolves. Raise your level and the productivity of your plants and animals! Earn more and more, and create your own dream garden!

3DS Download Software

BYE-BYE BOXBOY!, Nintendo – £4.49 (€4.99)
BYE-BYE BOXBOY! revolves around the main character Qbby’s ability to create boxes, which he can use to protect himself, to reach higher places or to activate switches. Each level consists of a few puzzles, which makes the game easy to pick up! BYE-BYE BOXBOY! introduces special boxes and escort phases where Qbby must lead another character to the end of the level. It includes amiibo support too!

SubaraCity, CIRCLE Entertainment – £3.89 (€3.99)
SubaraCity is a city making puzzle game that is played by tapping blocks that are the same colour. The buildings on the blocks can combine into bigger ones when connected. The rule is very simple but truly deeper on the inside. Your decisions will lead the city’s future. Develop your city and build it bigger and bigger to make a
SubaraCity!

Sudoku Party, Lightwood Games – £4.50 (€5) or Free if you have downloaded Sudoku Party on Wii U
You’ve never played sudoku like this before. Two players, one puzzle! There are 1,000 puzzles to solve on your own or co-operatively with a friend. The second player can connect any other controller and jump in to assist with a puzzle at any time! Or if you feel like getting competitive, Party Mode lets you battle it out against an opponent to see who can think the quickest with unique fast-action gameplay. Solve a square and your opponent has only seconds to respond or the point is yours. When your opponent makes a move, you have to match it quickly or lose the square for good. Can you keep up? Or will you choose a different path, hoping to lock in more squares simply by thinking faster?

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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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