Nintendo eShop Update: 26th May 2016 (North America)

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StarTropics and Zoda’s Revenge: StarTropics II lead this week’s Nintendo eShop update in North America, the NES classics seeing release on the Wii U Virtual Console service.

MixedBag’s psychedelic Futuridium EP Deluxe blazes a trail of glory on to Wii U, accompanied by twin-stick shooter Dual Core, JRPG epic Dragon Fantasy: The Black Tome of Ice, and Rynn’s Adventure: Trouble in the Enchanted Forest.

The Nintendo eShop for Nintendo 3DS is as equally busy, adding CIRCLE Entertainment’s Conveni Dream, KEMCO’s Infinite Dunamis, Epic Word Search Collection 2 from Lightwood Games, and more Fire Emblem Fates DLC.

Special Offers (Wii U)

  • Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures: 50 percent off (reduced from $9.99 to $4.99) until 7th June 2016
  • Inside My Radio: 20 percent off (reduced from $14.99 to $11.99) until 8th June 2016
  • SEGA: Sonic Boom: Rise of Lyric and more games are on sale until 6th June 2016
  • The Quiet Collection: 40 percent off (reduced from $4.99 to $2.99) until 6th June 2016

Special Offers (3DS)

  • Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures: 50 percent off (reduced from $9.99 to $4.99) until 7th June 2016
  • ATLUS: Stella Glow, Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight and more games are on sale until 6th June 2016
  • Big John Games: Lionel City Builder 3D and Cube Creator 3D are on sale until 8th June 2016
  • Real Heroes: Firefighter 3D: 50 percent off (reduced from $9.99 to $4.99) until 2nd June 2016
  • SEGA: Sonic Generations and more games are on sale until 6th June 2016
  • SteamWorld Heist: 25 percent off (reduced from $19.99 to $14.99) until 9th June 2016
  • Terraria: 25 percent off (reduced from $19.99 to $14.99) until 2nd June 2016
  • Toy Defense: 30 percent off (reduced from $3.99 to $2.79) until 16th June 2016

Virtual Console (Wii U)

  • StarTropics, Nintendo – $4.99

In this much-loved NES game, step into the shoes of Mike Jones, a teenage star pitcher from Seattle who has come to the tropics to visit his famous archeologist uncle, Dr. Jones. After being told that his uncle has been abducted, Mike begins a perilous quest in order to rescue him and figure out the mysterious plot behind his disappearance.

  • Zoda’s Revenge: StarTropics II, Nintendo – $4.99

Adventurer Mike Jones is back and embarking on a journey through time and space. Mike’s mission is to save seven mystic Tetrads, while facing the avengers of his foiled foe, the evil Zoda. Decipher codes, solve mysteries and battle dragons with heroes of days gone by. Mike won’t stop until Zoda is history!

Wii U Download Software

  • Dragon Fantasy: The Black Tome of Ice, Choice Provisions – $9.99

Join Ogden and the heroes of Westeria in this classic JRPG epic, Dragon Fantasy: The Black Tome of Ice. Travel through the frozen wastelands of Tundaria, experiencing action-packed battles without random encounters, using spatially aware Area-of-Effect attacks and power moves. Travel by pirate ship, defending against enemies in thrilling ship-to-ship rock monster combat! Defeat oncoming hordes of demons and huge bosses that threaten the entire world of Dragon Fantasy.

  • Dual Core, Gray Fin Studios – $9.99

Pew pew pew! Dual Core is a vibrant, futuristic, twin-stick style shooter. It’s 2147 and the human colony on Europa has suffered a terrible fate. Rebooting after hibernation, two super-intelligent AI cores awake to find themselves installed within a couple of old security drones. Their attempts to uncover what occurred may end up becoming a lower priority than merely surviving…

  • Futuridium EP Deluxe, MixedBag – $7.99

Futuridium EP Deluxe is a psychedelic retro inspired shoot’em up with a modern twist, that blends together frantic action, puzzle elements, a vibrant low poly aesthetic and an heart pumping electronic soundtrack. As a lone starship pilot lost in a dimensional loop just before a big space battle, with a limited and constantly depleting energy tank, your only hope is to fly as fast as possible over enormous space dreadnoughts, destroying their defenses and the cyan power cubes to get some energy back.

  • Rynn’s Adventure: Trouble in the Enchanted Forest, Arcane Four Studios – $9.99

The Enchanted Forest and its animal denizens are under siege. The invaders are a marauding army of fierce reptiles whose unopposed ruthlessness will destroy the Forest. Meanwhile, an evil wizard has kidnapped the king and queen and has them imprisoned in his dark castle. The only hope for the forest dwellers is Rynn, a spry young fox who also happens to be their princess. Rynn’s mental and physical agility, along with power gained from magical fruit, will allow her to halt the siege and defeat the evil wizard.

3DS Add-On Content

  • Fire Emblem Fates: Heirs of Fate III – The Changing Tide, Nintendo – $1.99

Shiro’s wounded band must seize an opportunity. Part 3 of Heirs of Fate for the Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright and Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest games is now available.

3DS Download Software

  • Conveni Dream, CIRCLE Entertainment – $5

Conveni Dream is a game that simulates running a shop. Game controls are mostly composed by touching and sliding the simple commands. You are the new owner of the convenience store. Your target is to import goods for selling and enlarge the store. As the owner, your work is busy, from stocking the shelf and goods to dealing with customer’s troubles. During a year, you need to deal with lots of events and quests. But your reliable shop assistants will help you out.

  • Dragon Fantasy: The Black Tome of Ice, Choice Provisions – $9.99

Join Ogden and the heroes of Westeria in this classic JRPG epic, Dragon Fantasy: The Black Tome of Ice. Travel through the frozen wastelands of Tundaria, experiencing action-packed battles without random encounters, using spatially aware Area-of-Effect attacks and power moves. Travel by pirate ship, defending against enemies in thrilling ship-to-ship rock monster combat! Defeat oncoming hordes of demons and huge bosses that threaten the entire world of Dragon Fantasy.

  • Epic Word Search Collection 2, Lightwood Games – $7.99

Epic Word Search puzzles are huge – and they’re back in this second epic collection! Each epic puzzle contains over 1,500 words, hidden in a grid that’s much too large to fit on screen! It takes many hours of gameplay to solve each one. Scroll with the D-Pad or Circle Pad, then touch with the stylus to highlight words. Jump straight in and get solving right away with this fast-loading game. Switch between puzzles at any time and share your progress with other players using StreetPass.

  • Infinite Dunamis, KEMCO – $9.99

One day on his way home from a job in the Royal City, a gifted engineer by the name of Luke comes across a young woman, Estelle, being attacked in the cave near his village. After fending off her attackers, he attempts to pull her from a heap of discarded mechanical parts only to discover she herself is half robot! Somewhat curious about what he has stumbled onto, Luke decides to take Estelle home and fix her up, but little does he know about the chain of events he is about to find himself tangled up in…

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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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