Nintendo eShop Update: 24th March 2016 (North America)

The Virtual Console across Wii U and New Nintendo 3DS welcome four new games in this week’s Nintendo eShop update, which is headlined by Hyrule Warriors Legends.

Wii U welcomes Wales Interactive’s Infinity Runner and Shantae: Risky’s Revenge – Director’s Cut from WayForward, while Nintendo 3DS travels across Japan’s Gifu prefecture with three volumes in Sonic Powered Co’s Japanese Rail Sim 3D Journey in Suburbs.

Special Offers (Wii U)

  • Activision: SpongeBob SquarePants: Plankton’s Robotic Revenge is on sale until 30th March 2016
  • Adventures of Pip: 50 percent off (reduced from $14.99 to $7.50) until 31st March 2016
  • Capcom: Resident Evil Revelations and more games are on sale until 29th March 2016
  • Explody Bomb: More than 65 percent off (reduced from $.99 to $.59) until 31st March 2016
  • Life of Pixel: More than 50 percent off (reduced from $9.99 to $4.99) until 11th April 2016
  • Lightwood Games: Word Party is on sale until 4th April 2016
  • Maze and The Perplexing Orb: On sale until 31st March 2016
  • Natsume: Ninja Strike: Dangerous Dash and more games are on sale between 25th – 31st March 2016
  • Skylanders SuperChargers Portal Owner’s Pack: 50 percent off (reduced from $49.99 to $24.99) until 1st April 2016
  • Suspension Railroad Simulator: More than 35 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $5) until 7th April 2016

Special Offers (3DS)

  • Activision: SpongeBob SquarePants: Plankton’s Robotic Revenge and SpongeBob HeroPants are on sale until 30th March 2016
  • Aqua Moto Racing 3D: 50 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $3.99) until 31st March 2016
  • ATLUS: Stella Glow, Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight and more games are on sale until 4th April 2016
  • Capcom: Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D, Resident Evil Revelations and more games are on sale until 29th March 2016
  • Jett Rocket II: The Wrath of Taikai: 25 percent off (reduced from $8.99 to $6.70) until 14th April 2016
  • Japanese Rail Sim Journey in Suburbs #1: 50 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $3.99) until 7th April 2016
  • Lightwood Games: Epic Word Search Collection is on sale until 4th April 2016
  • Natsume: Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley and more games are on sale between 25th – 31st March 2016
  • SEGA: 3D Gunstar Heroes, Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX and more games are on sale until 4th April 2016

Virtual Console (Wii U)

  • Yoshi’s Story (Nintendo 64), Nintendo – $9.99

Baby Bowser has taken the Super Happy Tree and put a spell on Yoshi Island. In this charming Nintendo 64 game, it’s up to a few remaining Yoshi characters to restore everything to its rightful place as they run, ground-pound, flutter-jump, throw eggs and traverse a colorful storybook-looking world. Complete a course in Story Mode, and then best your high score in Trial Mode.

Wii U Download Software

  • Infinity Runner, Wales Interactive – $6.99

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.

  • Shantae: Risky’s Revenge – Director’s Cut, WayForward – $9.99

Shantae: Risky’s Revenge – Director’s Cut brings hair-whipping, belly-dancing action to the Wii U console. The most popular game in the Shantae series now has HD illustrations, a Magic Mode Costume and new Warp System.

Virtual Console (New Nintendo 3DS)

  • Donkey Kong Country (SNES), Nintendo – $7.99

The Super NES masterpiece is now on New Nintendo 3DS! Play more than 100 levels filled with collectibles and hidden bonus levels of platforming action. With the help of Donkey Kong’s quirky family, animal friends and your fast reflexes, the dynamic duo of Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong will prove to be an unstoppable force.

  • EarthBound (SNES), Nintendo – $9.99

Intergalactic terror strikes the small town of Onett as a blazing extraterrestrial object crashes in the night. Earth now faces imminent destruction by the universal evil threat, Giygas. A courageous boy named Ness and his three friends vow to save the planet from hideous destruction. Acclaimed RPG EarthBound is a great game to take on the go.

  • Super Mario Kart (SNES), Nintendo – $7.99

Take to the roads with your favorite Mario characters in the first game of this iconic series! Super Mario Kart offers crazy tracks that will test your gears. Use classic power-ups and gain the advantage to make it to the finish line.

3DS Add-On Content

  • Fire Emblem Fates: Hidden Truths (1 and 2), Nintendo – $4.49

The secret prologue to the world of the Fire Emblem Fates games, this two-map set is now available to download in the game.

3DS Download Software

  • Hyrule Warriors Legends, Nintendo – TBC

Cut down entire legions of enemies as fan-favorite characters from The Legend of Zelda series using powerful moves, as the Hyrule Warriors game comes to the Nintendo 3DS system. Control multiple characters to enhance your strategies, and enjoy new story elements with playable characters from The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker, such as Tetra and King Daphnes. Take advantage of an epic discount when you buy all DLC packs in a single purchase with the Legends of Hyrule Season Pass, sold separately. You’ll also get an exclusive The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker-themed Ganondorf costume for immediate use in the game, then download the additional DLC packs as they become available throughout the year.

  • Japanese Rail Sim 3D Journey in Suburbs #1 Vol. 2, Sonic Powered Co. – $3.99

When you start, wherever you are becomes the driver’s seat! All aboard for a delightful train ride with simple controls! A journey by local rail through Gifu prefecture, located in the center of the Japanese archipelago. In the second volume, you’ll drive from Minoshi Station to Minami Kariyasu Station.

  • Japanese Rail Sim 3D Journey in Suburbs #1 Vol. 3, Sonic Powered Co. – $3.99

Enjoy a realistic train driving experience whenever you want, with powerful combustion-engine train sounds and beautiful 3D visuals of observation deck video! A journey by local rail through Gifu prefecture, located in the center of the Japanese archipelago. In the third volume, you’ll drive the distance from Minami Kariyasu Station to Yamada Station.

  • Japanese Rail Sim 3D Journey in Suburbs #1 Vol. 4, Sonic Powered Co. – $3.99

Scenes of verdant mountains and clear streams come to life on screen in real photographic 3D visuals! A journey on local rail through Gifu prefecture, located in the center of the Japanese archipelago. In the fourth volume, you’ll drive from Yamada Station to Hokuno Station.

  • Witch & Hero 2, CIRCLE Entertainment – $3.99

To save the lost witch and hero from the demon lord, the little witch and little hero get to fight again! Witch and Hero 2 is an action game that controls both little witch and little hero at the same time. The little hero is physically strong and stands up forever no matter how many times he’s beaten. The little witch is weak physically so when the game is over when she’s down.

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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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  1. EarthBound is $9.99 in North America, not $7.99

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