Nintendo eShop Update: 24th March 2016 (Europe)

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Take to the skies across the Lylat System in this week’s Nintendo eShop update, as Fox McCloud and the Star Fox team land on the Wii U Virtual Console service.

Hyrule Warriors Legends charges into battle on Nintendo 3DS accompanied by a season pass, while Wales Interactive’s Infinity Runner and WayForward’s Shantae: Risky’s Revenge – Director’s Cut launch on Wii U. Nintendo presents: New Style Boutique 2 – Fashion Forward also sees new free add-on content, while the New Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console adds two Donkey Kong Country titles.

Special Offers (Wii U)

  • Ascent of Kings, Nostatic Software – £1.11 (€1.49) until 31st March 2016, normally £1.49 (€1.99)
  • Suspension Railroad Simulator, Joindots – £5.39 (€7.19) until 7th April 2016, normally £5.99 (€7.99)
  • Word Party, Lightwood Games – £11.19 (€11.99) until 7th April 2016, normally £14.99 (€15.99)

Special Offers (3DS)

  • Aqua Moto Racing 3D, Zordix AB – £3.59 (€3.99) until 31st March 2016, normally £7.19 (€7.99)
  • Beyblade Evolution, Rising Star Games – £4.99 (€4.99) until 31st March 2016, normally £19.99 (€19.99)
  • BIT.TRIP SAGA, Rising Star Games – £4.49 (€4.99) until 31st March 2016, normally £17.99 (€19.99)
  • Epic Word Search Collection, Lightwood Games – £4.49 (€5.99) until 7th April 2016, normally £5.99 (€7.99)
  • Girl’s Fashion Shoot, Rising Star Games – £4.99 (€4.99) until 31st March 2016, normally £19.99 (€19.99)
  • Hakuoki: Memories of the Shinsengumi, Rising Star Games – £11.99 (€11.99) until 31st March 2016, normally £29.99 (€29.99)
  • Harvest Moon: The Tale of Two Towns, Rising Star Games – £8.99 (€9.99) until 31st March 2016, normally £17.99 (€19.99)
  • Hometown Story, Rising Star Games – £7.49 (€7.49) until 31st March 2016, normally £29.99 (€29.99)
  • Jett Rocket II: The Wrath of Taikai, Shin’en Multimedia – £5.70 (€6.70) until 14th April 2016, normally £7.66 (€8.99)
  • Jewel Master Cradle Of Egypt 2 3D, Rising Star Games – £4.49 (€4.99) until 31st March 2016, normally £17.99 (€19.99)
  • Jewel Master Cradle Of Rome 2, Rising Star Games – £4.49 (€4.99) until 31st March 2016, normally £17.99 (€19.99)
  • Johnny’s Payday Panic, Office Create – £1.49 (€1.99) until 31st March 2016, normally £2.99 (€3.99)
  • Sadame, Rising Star Games – £9.49 (€10.99) until 31st March 2016, normally £12.99 (€14.99)
  • Super Black Bass 3D, Rising Star Games – £4.49 (€4.99) until 31st March 2016, normally £17.99 (€19.99)
  • Virtue’s Last Reward, Rising Star Games – £9.99 (€12.49) until 31st March 2016, normally £19.99 (€24.99)

Virtual Console (Wii U)

  • Star Fox 64, Nintendo – £4.49 (€4.99) until 21st April 2016, normally £8.99 (€9.99)

Andross has launched an all-out attack on the Lylat System, and only Fox McCloud and the Star Fox team stand in his way. Jump into your Arwing fighter, Landmaster tank or Blue Marine sub, and blast Andross’s forces into atoms! Battle through 15 varied levels of air, space, land and undersea combat. Discover hidden paths in forward-scrolling missions and switch into All-Range Mode for full 360-degree manoeuvring. Star Fox 64 also features a VS. mode for up to four players to battle it out in three thrilling game types.

Wii U Download Software

  • Infinity Runner, Wales Interactive – £5.89 (€6.49)

The Infinity is the largest spaceship ever built by man-kind; flung into the void of space to secure humanity a new home amongst the stars. However, instead of discovering paradise, the inhabitants of The Infinity unlocked the door to a long forgotten nightmare. Deep inside this leviathan something terrible hunts, out of myth and legend the last werewolf stalks the ship. Infinity Runner centres on a prisoner desperately trying to escape the decaying ship and the clutches of the terror within. In Infinity Runner, the player controls the protagonist, the prisoner, from a first-person perspective as he is challenged to escape from the gargantuan spaceship. Infinity Runner packs a lot into one super slick sci-fi action game bundle and with it re-invents the running genre!

  • Shantae: Risky’s Revenge – Director’s Cut, WayForward – £6.99 (€9.99)

Shantae: Risky’s Revenge – Director’s Cut is a powder keg of high octane, hair-whipping, hip shaking action! Features thousands of frames of animation, huge multi-sprite bosses, and a quest so big it’s bursting at the seams. Guide “half-genie” Shantae through haunted wastes, burning deserts, enchanted forests, dripping caverns and deadly labyrinths. Discover magical attacks, brew zombie coffee, save golden babies, and master the art of belly-dancing to transform Shantae into more powerful creatures. Use your powers to foil the lady pirate Risky Boots and save Sequin Land from certain doom! With its infectious characters, flirtatious humour and deliciously outlandish action, Shantae: Risky’s Revenge offers up all the hair-whipping, belly-dancing action you can handle! Now with new features, including unlockable Magic Mode and rebalanced gameplay.

Virtual Console (New Nintendo 3DS)

  • Donkey Kong Country, Nintendo – £3.59 (€3.99) for users who download Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest using the same NNID until 31st March 2016, normally £7.19 (€7.99)

In 1994, at the dawn of 32-bit consoles, one game blew players away with its pre-rendered 3D graphics, cartoon-quality animation and atmospheric music – on the 16-bit Super NES! Donkey Kong Country breathed new life into the character of Donkey Kong™, and introduced gamers to Diddy Kong, Cranky Kong and bad guys the Kremlings. Join DK and Diddy on a quest to recover their stolen banana hoard. Traverse more than 30 challenging levels, take a ride on animal buddies and survive the madcap mine cart sequences. You’d be bananas not to play Donkey Kong Country!

  • Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest, Nintendo – £3.59 (€3.99) for users who download Donkey Kong Country using the same NNID until 31st March 2016, normally £7.19 (€7.99)

Donkey Kong has been kidnapped by the evil Kaptain K. Rool, who is demanding DK’s hard-earned banana hoard as a ransom! But there’s no way the Kongs are going to give it up that easily! In this pirate-themed sequel to the hit Donkey Kong Country, guide Diddy or Dixie Kong through eight wild worlds of comical action across the Kremling-infested Crocodile Isle. Discover new secrets, learn new abilities, meet new Kong family members, and take the reins of new animal buddies such as Squitter the Spider and Rattly the Rattlesnake.

3DS Add-On Content

  • Hyrule Warriors Legends: Legends of Hyrule Pack, Nintendo – £13.49 (€14.99)
  • Hyrule Warriors Legends: Legends of Hyrule Pack (3DS/Wii U Bundle), Nintendo – £15.29 (€16.99)

Get four AOC packs as they are released, and a costume for Ganondorf to enjoy now! (Nintendo 3DS only.) This includes the Master Wind Waker Pack (exclusive to Nintendo 3DS), the Link’s Awakening Pack, the Phantom Hourglass & Spirit Tracks Pack, and the A Link Between Worlds Pack. Plus, you’ll receive the “Wind Waker Robes” costume for Ganondorf as soon as you purchase. The Nintendo 3DS/Wii U bundle includes a download code for the Wii U version of this add-on content to be used for Hyrule Warriors.

  • Nintendo presents: New Style Boutique 2 – Fashion Forward: Spring-Summer Styles Pack, Nintendo – Free

Great new styles from AZ-USA and Marzipan Sky await for New Style Boutique 2. Tap “Add-on Items” from the main menu, then tap “Select Add-on Items” and follow the instructions to get them.

3DS Download Software

  • Hyrule Warriors Legends, Nintendo – £34.99 (€39.99)

Charge into battle with Hyrule’s mightiest legends in Hyrule Warriors: Legends. Cut down entire legions of enemies using powerful, over-the-top Dynasty Warriors-style moves, and switch between multiple fan-favourite characters to enhance your strategies. Enjoy all-new story elements and playable characters from The Legend of Zelda series and discover the ultimate Hyrule Warriors experience! The delicate balance of the Triforce has been disrupted, and Hyrule Kingdom is once again being torn apart by a dark power, this time led by Cia – The Dark Sorceress. Now it’s up to the legendary hero Link to face hordes of enemies and find the missing Princess Zelda.

Bonus for purchasing on Nintendo eShop: Download code for the theme “Hyrule Warriors Legends” for Nintendo 3DS, valid until 19th May 2016. Download also includes a Download Code for the add-on content “Legend Character pack” for Hyrule Warriors on Wii U. The Legends Character Pack will give you access to all five new characters (Toon Link, Tetra, King Daphnes, Skull Kid and Linkle) and a new trident weapon for Ganondorf.

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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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