Nintendo eShop Update: 27th April 2017 (North America)

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Puyo Puyo Tetris and TumbleSeed headline this week’s Nintendo eShop update for North America.

Those Nintendo Switch releases are joined by action arcade title Kamiko and Neo Geo racer Over Top, while Wii U welcomes Absolutely Unstoppable MineRun and Use Your Words.

Meanwhile, Nintendo 3DS adds demos for Blasting Agent Ultimate Edition and Parascientific Escape Cruise in the Distant Seas as well as Kirby’s 25th Anniversary and Runbow Pocket Theme Bundle on the Theme Shop.

Nintendo eShop Sales

Great deals this week! Check out the full list of deals on Nintendo 3DS and Wii U available this week on Nintendo of America’s website.

Nintendo Switch Download Software

ACA NEOGEO Over Top, Hamster Corporation – $7.99
Over Top is a racing game released by SNK in 1996. Players will participate in breathtaking races through urban areas, mountainous regions, and snowy roads. The courses also feature weather variations to add more variety to the game. In addition to the various vehicles with different performance factors which players can use, they can also enjoy the thrill of drifting their way through corners to clear courses.

Kamiko, Flyhigh Works – $4.99
Wield your weapon bestowed by the gods, and open the gates between worlds! Kamiko is a game styled around Japanese Shinto beliefs. Fight as priestesses called Kamiko and battle against demons while solving puzzles to make your way through the stages.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Nintendo – $TBC
The Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game races to the Nintendo Switch console with more characters, karts and tracks unlocked from the start than any other game in Mario Kart history. The anti-gravity racing game is the definitive version of Mario Kart 8 and includes a revamped Battle Mode that players of all ages can enjoy together.

Puyo Puyo Tetris, SEGA – $39.99
Two puzzle game juggernauts collide as Tetris, one of the best-selling and most-recognized brands in gaming history, and Puyo Puyo from SEGA have combined to create a fun-to-play, fast-paced, competitive party game like no other. The game offers tons of game-play styles – from single-player Adventure and Challenge modes to ferocious competition with Arcade modes up to four players – for tons of Tetris/Puyo Puyo variety. A free demo for the game is also available in Nintendo eShop.

TumbleSeed, aeiowu – $14.99 (Available May 2nd)
TumbleSeed is a deceptively deep roguelike about balancing a seed up a dangerous and ever-changing mountain. Roll up a procedurally generated mountain avoiding holes and defeating corrupted creatures in this dual-stick action balance game. Grow powerful with upgrades, meet new friends and master the art of rolling to reach the peak and save your home.

Wii U Download Software

Absolutely Unstoppable MineRun, Shy Egg – $3.99
Absolutely Unstoppable MineRun is a challenging auto-run platformer. The lava keeps rising and the Miner is out of control, so you’ll need to use carefully timed jumps and double jumps to reach the top safely.

Use Your Words, Smiling Buddha Games – $14.99
Use Your Words is a game that invites players to respond to a variety of mini-games and prompts with the funniest answers they can think of! Players play using their phones and tablets as controllers, making game-play seamless and quick to pick up. Players who get stumped can use one of the hidden “House Answers” to lay a trap for their fellow players once it’s time for everyone to vote for their favorite.

3DS Download Demo

Blasting Agent Ultimate Edition, Ratalaika Games – Free
The Black Hand of Fate, an international Terrorist Group, has constructed a secret base within the heart of a Volcano, and has built a massive army of bio-engineered soldiers and genetic monsters to take over the world! You are the only one that can put a stop to their dastardly plans. You are the Blasting Agent!

Parascientific Escape Cruise in the Distant Seas, CIRCLE Entertainment – Free
Hitomi Akeneno is a 16 year old high school student with a little secret – she has not one, but two psychic powers. After receiving an invitation, she boards a luxury cruise ship with her friend, Chisono Shio. As soon as she enters a suite room, a loud explosion sounds…and she finds herself stuck, unable to get out. Is this an accident? Or something far more sinister?

3DS HOME Menu Themes

  • Kirby’s 25th Anniversary
  • Runbow Pocket Theme Bundle
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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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