Nintendo eShop Update: 29th December 2016 (North America)

With the world distracted by holiday celebrations, this week’s Nintendo eShop update for North America is quieter than normal.

It is the Wii U and New Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console service that welcome new releases in Mario Kart 64 and Castlevania Dracula X, respectively. While the Nintendo 3DS family of systems can continue to be personalised with two new Pokémon 3DS HOME Menu themes.

Nintendo eShop Sales

Great deals this week include Just Dance 2017, Runbow and Teslagrad, plus several more! Check out the full list of deals on Nintendo 3DS and Wii U available this week on Nintendo of America’s website.

Virtual Console (Wii U)

  • Mario Kart 64 (Nintendo 64), Nintendo – $9.99

Put the pedal to the metal in this worthy Nintendo 64 successor to the Super NES classic, Super Mario Kart. With improved courses and a head-to-head four-player mode, the Mario Kart 64 game is sure to win the heart of any racing fan. The game includes 20 different courses filled with dips, valleys, jumps, tunnels and bridges. Smooth, precise control will bring players back time and time again for freewheeling fun.

Virtual Console (New Nintendo 3DS)

  • Castlevania Dracula X (New Nintendo 3DS), Konami – $7.99

In this Super NES horror classic, gear up as Richter Belmont – equipped with the legendary Vampire Killer – to save his beloved. Battle against monsters that lurk in the shadows and strategically use magical tomes, mystical power-ups and titanic weapons. Unfold another chapter in the Belmont family’s lineage, with more than seven stages of grim encounters and myriad of possibilities depending on the choices that you make.

3DS HOME Menu Themes

  • Pokémon Full-power Z-Moves, Nintendo – $1.99
  • Pokémon New Partner, Nintendo – $1.99
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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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