Nintendo eShop Update: 28th April 2016 (Europe)

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This week’s Nintendo eShop update invites you to discover the mysterious Yo-kai that inhabit our world, with LEVEL-5’s Yo-kai Watch headlining the new releases.

Lost Reavers and Mini Mario & Friends: amiibo Challenge lend some free entertainment, with PixelMaker, Run Run and Die, Shutshimi and Tap Tap Arcade rounding off the new releases on Wii U.

Elsewhere, The Outsider strides in as the first downloadable content for SteamWorld Heist, while Super Punch-Out!! makes a suckerpunch on New Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console.

Permanent Price Drop (Wii U)

  • Epic Dumpster Bear, Log Games – £4.99 (€6.49), previously £7.49 (€9.49)

Special Offers (Wii U)

  • Secret Files Tunguska, Deep Silver – €6.49 until 5th May 29016, normally €9.99
  • Teslagrad, Rain Games – £9.50 (€10) until 18th May 2016, normally £13.99 (€14.99)

Special Offers (3DS)

  • Adventure Bar Story, CIRCLE Entertainment – £1.99 (€2.49) until 5th May 2016, normally £3.99 (€4.99)
  • Castle Conqueror EX, CIRCLE Entertainment – £0.79 (€0.99) until 5th May 2016, normally £3.19 (€3.99)
  • Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars, ATLUS – £8.99 (€9.99) until 12th May 2016, normally £24.99 (€29.99)
  • Demon King Box, CIRCLE Entertainment – £0.79 (€0.99) until 5th May 2016, normally £3.19 (€3.99)
  • Fairune, CIRCLE Entertainment – £0.79 (€0.99) until 5th May 2016, normally £2.39 (€2.99)
  • Kami, CIRCLE Entertainment – £0.79 (€0.99) until 5th May 2016, normally £2.39 (€2.99)
  • Mercenaries Saga 2, CIRCLE Entertainment – £1.99 (€2.49) until 5th May 2016, normally £3.99 (€4.99)
  • Real Heroes: Firefighter 3D Download Version, Zordix AB – £4.49 (€4.99) until 5th May 2016, normally £8.99 (€9.99)
  • Swords & Soldiers 3D, CIRCLE Entertainment – £1.59 (€1.99) until 5th May 2016, normally £5.59 (€6.99)
  • Tappingo 2, CIRCLE Entertainment – £0.79 (€0.99) until 5th May 2016, normally £2.39 (€2.99)
  • The Legend of Dark Witch – Chronicle 2D ACT, CIRCLE Entertainment – £0.79 (€0.99) until 5th May 2016, normally £3.19 (€3.99)
  • Witch & Hero, CIRCLE Entertainment – £0.79 (€0.99) until 5th May 2016, normally £3.19 (€3.99)
  • World Conqueror 3D, CIRCLE Entertainment – £1.59 (€1.99) until 5th May 2016, normally £4.49 (€4.99)

Wii U Download Software

  • Lost Reavers, Bandai Namco Entertainment – Free

Free-to-play online co-op action game for up to four players. Team up with friends online to take down formidable enemies and deactivate various traps and locks to reach the treasure that lies deep in the stage. Successfully return with it to receive your share of the spoils!

  • Mini Mario & Friends: amiibo Challenge, Nintendo – Free

Mini Mario & Friends: amiibo Challenge is based on the Mario vs. Donkey Kong series. Enjoy this fast-paced puzzle game where you can manipulate the environment with the Touch Screen to safely guide your character past various environmental hazards and enemies to the level exit.

  • PixelMaker, Nostatic Software – £1.99 (€2.49)

PixelMaker is a drawing program designed specifically for making pixel art! Using easy to use tools on your Wii U™ GamePad, you can design images as simple or as complex as you like. Experiment, and create characters and scenes based on your favourite classic video games, or draw something straight out of your own imagination. Finally, share your pixel art creations with your friends on Miiverse!

  • Run Run and Die, EnjoyUp Games – £3.59 (€3.99)

Run Run and Die is an atypical, mad-capped runner game in which you must escape from a hell-like complex through 24 levels filled with spikes, bombs, robots and impossible jumps.You are a penguin that has woken up in a dark laboratory. How did you get there? Who is behind all of this? You only remember one thing… Red is death… but don’t worry, dying is fun. Are you ready to die again and again… and again in Run Run and Die?

  • Shutshimi, Choice Provisions – £6.99 (€9.99)

Shutshimi is a randomized shoot ’em up about a muscle-bound fish with memory problems. Armed with your trusty bullet-morphing shotgun, defeat or make your way through waves of enemies and collect power-ups as you battle your way through each of the game’s bosses. But there’s a catch (there’s always a catch): you’ve been cursed with an incredibly short attention span. Combat waves and upgrade cycles only last 10 seconds a piece, so you’d better act fast!

  • Tap Tap Arcade, RCMADIAX – £1.79 (€1.99)

Double the Fun! In Tap Tap Arcade you get two of our most popular titles in one convenient package. This pack includes Don’t Crash – a quick fire change lanes driving experience, and Spikey Walls – our super popular “flappy” game of avoiding spikes.

Virtual Console (New Nintendo 3DS)

  • Super Punch-Out!!, Nintendo – £7.19 (€7.99)

Prepare for a knockout experience in Super Punch-Out!!, the Super Nintendo sequel to the classic boxing game! Face off against your favourite opponents from the arcade and NES versions, along with a roster of all-new foes, on your way to the top of the WVBA (World Video Boxing Association) rankings. Take on 16 opponents in Championship Mode, learning their techniques and weak points to take them down, or practise your skills on single opponents in Time Attack Mode. Bold, colourful graphics and dramatic sound effects set the scene for what promises to be the fight of your life!

3DS Add-On Content

  • SteamWorld Heist: The Outsider, Image & Form – £4.49 (€4.99)

Captain Piper stumbles upon a new ally with a past shrouded in mystery. Dive into the action and take on new missions with brand-new weapons, gear and a shipload of hats! Includes: A new playable character, new missions, new weapons and gear, and stylish new headwear.

3DS Download Software

  • Castle Conqueror EX, CIRCLE Entertainment – €3.99

Commander! Are you ready to lead your people against The Empire!? Castle Conqueror EX is a real-time strategy game for casual gamers. Players can play as 1 of 4 heroes in the EX version of the Nintendo DSiWare hit Castle Conqueror. Your mission is to lead your soldiers into battle, seize the enemy’s castle, and gain victories until The Empire is banished from your land.

  • Mini Mario & Friends: amiibo Challenge, Nintendo – Free

Mini Mario & Friends: amiibo Challenge is based on the Mario vs. Donkey Kong series. Enjoy this fast-paced puzzle game where you can manipulate the environment with the Touch Screen to safely guide your character past various environmental hazards and enemies to the level exit.

  • Sssnakes, EnjoyUp Games – £1.79 (€1.99)

Sssnakes is a new twist on the classic snake video game. It is an upgrade for modern times without giving up its essence. Go through the jungle to the inside of the temple, avoid the traps, move through intricate mazes and face other snakes. But above all, you will need to keep away from your biggest enemy… gluttony!

  • Yo-kai Watch, Nintendo – £34.99 (€39.99)

Yo-kai Watch is a game about the mysterious, sometimes cute, sometimes spooky and usually mischevious Yo-kai that secretly inhabit our world. They’re hiding everywhere! Many of them are causing trouble in people’s daily lives, so you need to assemble a team of six Yo-kai and call upon them when you need their help. Every Yo-kai has a unique personality and abilities, so it will take some strategy to form and change your team to address various problems and fight evil Yo-kai!

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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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