Nintendo eShop Update: 24th September 2015 (North America)


Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer headlines this week’s Nintendo eShop update in North America, inviting players to work at Nook’s Homes and discover their hidden decorating talents.

There are special offers aplenty, otherwise the Wii U sees numerous releases whether that be in Beatbuddy, Extreme Exorcism, NOVA-111, Breakfall’s Starwhal or The Ignition Factor on the Virtual Console service.

Nintendo 3DS welcomes a smaller selection in a Mercenaries Saga 2 demo, Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer and an accompanying 3DS HOME Menu theme.

Special Offers (Wii U)

  • Elliot Quest: 15 percent off (reduced from $12.99 to $10.99) until 30th September 2015
  • Family Tennis SP: 25 percent off (reduced from $4.99 to $3.70) until 15th October 2015
  • Legend of Kay Anniversary: 50 percent off (reduced from $24.99 to $12.49) until 1st October 2015
  • Mobot Studios: Paper Monsters Recut and Blocky Bot are on sale until 1st October 2015
  • Phineas and Ferb: Quest for Cool Stuff: $4.99 until 28th September 2015
  • Quadcopter Pilot Challenge: 50 percent off (reduced from $8.99 to $4.99) until 8th October 2015
  • Suspension Railroad Simulator: 37 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $5) until 8th October 2015

Special Offers (3DS)

  • Crash City Mayhem: 75 percent off (reduced from $19.99 to $4.99) until 28th September 2015
  • Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl: 50 percent off (reduced from $29.99 to $14.99) until 28th September 2015
  • Huuuge Games: 10-in-1 Arcade Collection, Hazumi, League of Heroes, Monster Shooter, Pick-A-Gem, PIX3D, Crazy Kangaroo, SpeedX 3D Hyper Edition, SpeedX 3D and Rage of the Gladiator are on sale until 22nd October 2015
  • JoinDots: Murder on the Titanic and 3D Game Collection are on sale until 8th October 2015
  • Phineas and Ferb: Quest for Cool Stuff: $4.99 until 28th September 2015
  • Snow Moto Racing: 25 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $5.99) until 1st October 2015
  • Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL World Duel Carnival: 50 percent off (reduced from $19.99 to $9.99) until 21st October 2015

Virtual Console (Wii U)

  • The Ignition Factor, Hamster Co. – $7.99

In this SNES game, take control of a brave firefighter as he battles to save people from towering infernos and flame-filled factories. Choose your firefighting equipment, traverse through the dangerous levels of a building engulfed in flames and rescue the people trapped inside.

Wii U Download Software

  • Beatbuddy, Threaks – $8.99

Awakened from his slumber, Beatbuddy journeys through lush hand-painted environments on a quest to save his companions and his own immortality. Beatbuddy interacts with the living breathing environment that pulses to the beat of an original soundtrack, aiding him as he unlocks new paths and solves puzzles.

  • Extreme Exorcism, Ripstone – $12.99

In Extreme Exorcism, take on the role of exorcist Mae Barrons, whose unconventional supernatural skills are called upon when everything and everyone else has failed to rid a haunted house of its ghostly presence. If you downloaded the demo during the limited-time E3 Nindies@Home promotion, you will save 15 percent off your purchase until October 23rd.

  • Hold Your Fire: A Game About Responsibility, Alkterios Games – $1.99

Within each of us are a number of expectations about the responsible way to save the galaxy. Hold Your Fire: A Game About Responsibility seeks to exploit your assumptions about what it takes to be a video game hero and show how they are lacking. Will you play this game like you play other arcade shooters? Then that will likely lead to your demise. That stray bullet you shoot out of your cannon? It could lead to the loss of an innocent life and thus your own life! Play carefully and think carefully as you partake on this intergalactic adventure.

  • Job the Leprechaun, Herrero Games – $2.99

Help Job the Leprechaun to rescue his friend Eri in this retro style platformer game. Collect all clovers on stage and find the door to go to the next level. A horde of goblins, zombies, caterpillars and more monsters will try to stop you, use your Magic Hat to fight them. You are not alone in this adventure, a cow and an elf will help you with their abilities.

  • NOVA-111, Curve Digital – $10.99

NOVA-111 is a sci-fi themed turn-based adventure game with a real-time action twist. Explore alien worlds and combat fiendish alien creatures in your quest to restore the flow of time, all in the name of SCIENCE!

  • Starwhal, Breakfall – $11.99

Starwhal is the number one local multiplayer couch gaming experience featuring marine mammals in outer space. Play with one to four of your friends in a retro, epic narwhal battle in space! The heart-piercing action is furious and unrelenting.

3DS Download Demo

  • Mercenaries Saga 2, CIRCLE Entertainment – Free

Mercenaries Saga 2 is a Tactical RPG based on a fantasy world’s stage. Claude is the captain of the Kingdom’s Order of the Silver Eagle. One day while he guarded Prince Laz’s hunting session, an assassin appeared. Claude covers the prince’s escape and stops the assassin, but it was just a trap and the prince has been poisoned by a blade. To aid the prince, Claude has to lead the Silver Eagle north so that they can find the only antidote an Erni Herb…

3DS HOME Menu Themes

  • Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer: My Town, Nintendo – TBC

3DS Download Software

  • Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer, Nintendo – TBC

All of your favorite Animal Crossing villagers are seeking new looks for their homes, and you’re the designer! Use your creativity to design the perfect houses – inside and out – for old friends (and new ones, too). As a bonus, the digital version comes with a code for an Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer: Your Office Nintendo 3DS HOME Menu theme.

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