Nintendo eShop Update: 23rd March 2017 (North America)

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North America welcomes Super Mario Run, Has-Been Heroes, Mario Sports Superstars and more in this week’s Nintendo eShop update, which delivers new content across Nintendo Switch, Wii U and Nintendo 3DS.

Nintendo eShop Sales

Great deals this week include Severed, Runbow and SteamWorld Heist, plus several more! Check out the full list of deals on Nintendo 3DS and Wii U available this week on Nintendo of America’s website.

Android Software

Super Mario Run, Nintendo – Free (with a one-time $9.99 in-app purchase)
The Super Mario Run game is now available to download for Android devices on Google Play! What’s more, the game has received a new update for the iOS version, bringing new features to existing and new players alike. New to Super Mario Run? You can download it from the App Store or Google Play at no cost, and you can try elements of the game’s three modes for free. Once the game has been downloaded, a one-time payment will grant unlimited access to each of the three modes in Super Mario Run – World Tour, Toad Rally and Kingdom Builder.

Nintendo Switch Download Software

ACA NeoGeo Turf Masters, Hamster Corporation – $7.99
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).

Has-Been Heroes, Gametrust – $19.99 (available Tuesday 28th March 2017)
Has-Been Heroes is a challenging and rewarding rogue-like game of strategy and action, featuring a band of old heroes on a quest to escort the King’s twin princesses to a faraway academy. Randomized regions, enemies and a huge pool of unlockables, including 300+ spells, 200+ items, 14 regions and 12 heroes, makes each run unique.

New Frontier Days: Founding Pioneers, Arc System Works – $9.99
New Frontier Days: Founding Pioneers is a town-building simulation game, where you command your pioneers to colonize a new land. The pioneers are capable of Logging, Mining, Hunting, Fishing and many others. Command them accordingly, and build your own town efficiently! From the materials gathered via the actions of your pioneers, you can then use them to Build! With the buildings, you can then process logs into lumber, weave wool into textiles, grow plants with the Field and many more! Make your town thrive with all these useful buildings!

Othello, Arc System Works – $4.99
The well-acclaimed boardgame for all ages, Othello is now on Nintendo Switch! Play in the comfort of your home or outside, and play in a style that suits you best! A total of 16 levels of computer AI difficulty are available for Single Player Modes! Hints on where the stones can be placed, and displays to show which tiles will be flipped in this move are also available to help new players understand the game better!

Wii U Download Demo

Plantera, Ratalaika Games – Free
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

Aqua TV, Extra Mile Studios – $4.99
Aqua TV is a stunning, fully customisable, virtual aquarium. Choose a tank then change the floor, walls, decoration – and of course fish – to make the aquarium YOU want! All rendered in glorious CGI.

Armored Acorns: Action Squirrel Squad, Nexcra Software – $7.99
Armored Acorns: Action Squirrel Squad brings back classic beat ’em up action to the Wii U! Play as four squirrels fully equipped with some newly discovered robots in a wild adventure to save their friends from an evil cat CEO.

Mahjong Deluxe 3, EnsenaSoft – $5
Mahjong Deluxe 3 is the newest entry in the popular Mahjong series of casual games produced by award-winning game developer EnsenaSoft. With more than 15 million downloads across versions, the blockbuster series of Mahjong Deluxe continues to impress with its ease of use, intuitive controls and family-friendly features and content.

3DS Download Demo

Ambition of the Slimes, CIRCLE Entertainment – Free
Ambition of the Slimes is a turn-based strategy RPG that controls the slimes to battle. Different kinds of slimes have their own abilities, you have to choose the proper slime to take over the enemy and consider how to battle with them. Many tactics can be used in battle and your choice is the key to victory. Try another method if you cannot defeat your enemy because the slimes are too weak to battle by themselves.

Plantera, Ratalaika Games – $4.99 or free if you own Plantera on Wii U
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

Japanese Rail Sim 3D Journey In Suburbs #2, Sonic Powered Co. – $14.99
Journey in Suburbs #2 brought to you from the popular Japanese Rail Sim 3D series, takes place in the Kashima Rinkai Tetsudo in Ibaraki. Most of the railway is elevated, and from the driver’s cab you can see the expansive view of the Kanto Plain. Through the woods and into the tunnels, enjoy the peaceful scenery. However, with many steep slopes and curves, you will need technique to keep the schedule and drive through safely! You can drive a single line of 56.2kilometers from Mito station to Kashima Jingu station in the 6000 type DMP with its significant red body.

Mario Sports Superstars, Nintendo – $39.99
In the Mario Sports Superstars game for the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, experience the challenge and depth of five full-on sports – Soccer, Tennis, Golf, Baseball and Horse Racing. Take on friends and rivals in local or online multiplayer, hone skills in training or tackle single-player tournaments. Whether you pick Mario, Waluigi or one of 16 others, you’re on the road to superstardom! (Additional games and systems are required for multiplayer mode; sold separately.)

Super Destronaut 3D, Petite Games – $1.99
Fight against waves of invaders in this arcade space shooter and collect power-ups to increase your fire power. Try to beat your high-score in Classic or Time Attack mode. If you like classic arcade shooters then you will love Super Destronaut 3D.

3DS HOME Menu Theme

Pokémon: A Sinister Organization – Team Skull
Pokémon: Shiny Tapu Koko

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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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