Nintendo eShop Update: 28th April 2016 (North America)

This week’s Nintendo eShop update for North America is packed with free content, with Lost Reavers and
Mini Mario & Friends: amiibo Challenge becoming available to download.

Xenoblade Chronicles at long last becomes available on the Wii U Virtual Console service, with the platform’s only other release coming with The Deer God from Mobot Studios.

On Nintendo 3DS you can choose between Ash and SEGA 3D Classics Collection, while Disney Art Academy becomes available for pre-purchase – set to launch on May 13th.

Special Offers (Wii U)

  • Alkterios Games: Explody Bomb and Hold Your Fire: A Game About Responsibility are on sale until 19th May 2016
  • Eli Brewer: Journey of a Special Average Balloon and Outside of the Realm are on sale until 5th May 2016
  • Joindots: Jones on Fire and more games are on sale until 5th May 2016
  • SDK Paint: 25 percent off (reduced from $3.99 to $2.99) until 11th May 2016
  • The Letter is 50 percent off (reduced from $1.99 to $0.99) until 5th May 2016

Special Offers (3DS)

  • ATLUS: Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan, Etrian Mystery Dungeon and more games are on sale until 9th May 2016
  • CIRCLE Entertainment: To celebrate the developer’s 10th anniversary, Swords & Soldiers 3D, Tappingo and more games are on sale until 5th May 2016
  • Joindots: Gardenscapes and more games are on sale until 5th May 2016
  • Real Heroes: Firefighter 3D: 50 percent off (reduced from $9.99 to $4.99) until 5th May 2016
  • Zombie Panic in Wonderland DX: more than 30 percent off (reduced from $8 to $4.99) until 25th May 2016

Virtual Console (Wii U)

  • Xenoblade Chronicles (Wii), Nintendo – $19.99

You’ve played him in the Super Smash Bros. games, so now experience Shulk in his very first adventure! Discover expansive environments and deep character customization options as you delve into an epic conflict between the Homs (humans) and Mechons (robots). Explore the game’s unique upgrade, battle and relationship-building systems as you fight to change the future with trusty allies and the ancient Monado blade.

Wii U Download Software

  • Lost Reavers, Bandai Namco Entertainment – Free

Lost Reavers is a free-to-play, four-player co-op game that asks players to haul treasure safely back to extraction points while their friends protect them. Choose one of four distinct characters to play, and explore a variety of worlds ranging from Ancient Ruins and Medieval Castles to a Modern City.

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

Make Minis march like never before in this free download. To get started, simply tap any amiibo figure on the Wii U GamePad controller or a New Nintendo 3DS system. Or, tap select amiibo figures to guide one of 11 Minis across more than 50 levels, using their in-game Minis and their unique abilities, like Yoshi who can eat enemies, to reach the exit. But watch out! Mine carts, ghostly Boos and other new obstacles lurk around every corner.

  • The Deer God, Mobot Studios – $7.99

The Deer God is a game about survival, reincarnation and karma. Find power-ups, unlock ancient secrets and test your platforming skills in this unique side-scrolling pixelated adventure!

3DS Download Software

  • Ash, CIRCLE Entertainment – $3.99

Ash is a classic turn-based RPG, featuring a massive, fully-realized world with lush visuals, and a wonderfully compelling story. These are strange days for Aghaus. By order of the Magistrate, the Royal Guard is to assemble for deployment in two days’ time. It has been years since I last left the capital, and further still that I can remember such a command being issued! But what need is there for a Royal Guard, when no King sits upon the throne? Though my oath binds me to his service, the Magistrate is not my liege. He rules in the absence of a rightful heir.

  • Disney Art Academy (Pre-Purchase), Nintendo – TBC

To help you start playing as soon as possible, if you pre-purchase the game in Nintendo eShop on the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, it will pre-load the game to your system. That means you’ll be able to play after a small game update when it launches on May 13. Be one of the first to play! (Game playable in 2D only.)

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

Make Minis march like never before in this free download. To get started, simply tap any amiibo figure on the Wii U GamePad controller or a New Nintendo 3DS system. Or, tap select amiibo figures to guide one of 11 Minis across more than 50 levels, using their in-game Minis and their unique abilities, like Yoshi who can eat enemies, to reach the exit. But watch out! Mine carts, ghostly Boos and other new obstacles lurk around every corner.

  • SEGA 3D Classics Collection, SEGA – $29.99

A collection of nine classic SEGA games in one game… and in 3D! From the arcades straight to your Nintendo 3DS system, experience the classics that defined genres.

3DS HOME Menu Themes

  • Plague Knight’s Theme, Yacht Club Games – TBC
  • Shovel Knight Campfire Dream, Yacht Club Games – TBC
  • Star Fox Zero : Space Battle, Nintendo – TBC
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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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  1. Still no Wave Rave 64 for USA!!!

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