Nintendo eShop Update: 25th August 2016 (North America)

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Super Mario 64 DS leads this week’s Nintendo eShop update in North America, the Wii U Virtual Console addition accompanied by Street Fighter Alpha 2, Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers, and Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting on the New Nintendo 3DS counterpart.

A Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Spirit of Justice demo arrives on Nintendo 3DS with Japanese Rail Sim 3D Monorail Trip to Okinawa, Legend of Kusakari, and Pixel Paint. While Ultra Dolphin Revolution’s Shadow Archer releases on Wii U.

Special Offers (Wii U)

  • Kung Fu FIGHT!: 50 percent off (reduced from $1.99 to 99 cents) until 5th September 2016
  • The Rivers of Alice: Extended Version: On sale until 8th September 2016
  • TreeFall Studios: Journey of a Special Average Balloon, The Letter and more games are on sale until 31st August 2016
  • Special Offers (3DS)

  • Aqua Moto Racing 3D: 50 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $3.99) until 1st September 2016
  • CIRCLE Entertainment: Toy Defense, Wakedas and more games are on sale until 15th September 2016
  • Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars: More than 65 percent off (reduced from $29.99 to $9.99) until 5th September 2016
  • Rhythm Thief & the Emperor’s Treasure: 75 percent off (reduced from $19.99 to $4.99) until 5th September 2016
  • The Delusions of Von Sottendorf and His Square Mind: On sale until 8th September 2016
  • Virtual Console (Wii U)

  • Super Mario 64 DS, Nintendo – $9.99
  • Mario, Luigi and Wario set out for a party at Princess Peach’s castle, but arrive to find it empty … well, except for Yoshi. They soon discover that Bowser has stolen the Power Stars and imprisoned the Toads. In this Nintendo DS version of the classic 3D platformer, enter all of the castle paintings to conquer the game’s creative levels and save the day. Then try out some action-packed mini-games!

    Wii U Download Software

  • Shadow Archer, Ultra Dolphin Revolution – $2.99
  • Welcome to the Darker Realm! You are Shadow, a skilled archer of the realm. You must survive hordes of creatures by defeating them with your trusty crossbow. Find powerups to defeat even tougher enemies that will aid you in your suvivial against the ever spawning creatures of the realm! Arrows are limited, so make every shot count in this challenging, retro inspired, arcade styled game!

    Virtual Console (New Nintendo 3DS)

  • Street Fighter Alpha 2, Capcom – $7.99
  • This Super NES fighting game explodes on screen with lightning-fast gameplay and amazing innovations. Push your talents to the limit as you discover new hidden moves and reversals for every character. Akuma, Sakura and Ryu are just some of the fighters lined up for action.

  • Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers, Capcom – $7.99
  • When Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers debuted, the fighting game genre would be forever changed. Along with a revolutionary combo system, the Super NES game introduced a new set of challengers to fight alongside the original Street Fighter II cast. Get ready for the Street Fighter Tournament!

  • Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting, Capcom – $7.99
  • Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting, regarded as one of the greatest video games of all time, was the third and final release of the original Street Fighter II series on Super NES. The original eight world warriors are featured, along with playable boss characters. The game offers enhanced gameplay speed and improved character balancing.

    3DS Download Demo

  • Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Spirit of Justice, Capcom – Free
  • Eureka! It’s time to take on a “trial” trial and get a preview of the legal adventures that await in the upcoming Sept. 8 release. This free demo features a section from the game’s first courtroom clash between Phoenix Wright and his new adversary, Royal Priestess Rayfa, in the foreign Kingdom of Khura’in. In the full version of the game, players can look forward to exploring crime scenes and using investigative techniques to solve puzzling mysteries in the courtroom.

    3DS Download Software

  • Japanese Rail Sim 3D Monorail Trip to Okinawa, Sonic Powered Co. – $19.99
  • This game is set on the Yui Rail, a railway located at the southern most point of Japan amidst the tropical atmosphere of Okinawa prefecture. The monorail travels along a grand total of 12.9 kilometers of railway. The Yui Rail runs entirely on an elevated railway! From a height of 20 metres from the ground, you can look out the window and feel like you are taking a walk above the city.

  • Legend of Kusakari, Nnooo – $4.99
  • You know what’s the worst thing ever? Fighting slimes and dragons knee-deep in grass and weeds. Well if Kusakari has anything to do with it, it wont be that way for long. Get your scythe sharpened and jump into this quirky Japanese adventure puzzle game. Slice through over 50 levels of grass-filled action and help those heroes save the kingdom, in battle grounds fit to have a picnic on!

  • Pixel Paint, Rainy Frog – $3.99
  • Create retro-style pixel art drawings with the Stylus and share your pictures with everyone on Miiverse! The popular Wii U pixel art paint package comes to Nintendo 3DS with new features! Create your very own pixel art with ease and post it to Miiverse or save it to the SD Card for use on social networks etc! Pixel art is a picture created pixel-by-pixel such as retro games and many recent indie games. Base your creation off an old game, or create something entirely new!

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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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