Nintendo eShop Update: 30th June 2016 (North America)

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This week’s Nintendo eShop update for North America is in, seeing the Wii U Virtual Console service add Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars.

Other additions include LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Minecraft: Story Mode: Episodes 2-5, Zero Escape: Zero Time Dilemma and puzzler BOXBOXBOY!, as well as Nintendo 3DS download demos for 7th Dragon III Code: VFD and Monster Hunter Generations.

Special Offers (Wii U)

  • VoxelMaker: 20 percent off (reduced from $4.99 to $3.99) until 4th July 2016
  • ZaciSa’s Last Stand: More than 70 percent off (reduced from $3.99 to $1.19) until 29th July 2016

Special Offers (3DS)

  • ATLUS: Etrian Mystery Dungeon, Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan and more games are on sale until 11th July 2016
  • Epic Word Search Collection 2: 25 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $5.99) until 7th July 2016
  • Fun! Fun! Minigolf TOUCH!: 25 percent off (reduced from $2.99 to $2.24) until 21st July 2016
  • The Delusions of Von Sottendorf and His Squared Mind: More than 35 percent off (reduced from $12.99 to $7.99) until 14th July 2016

Virtual Console (Wii U)

  • Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars, Nintendo – $7.99

A mysterious enemy named Smithy has appeared, forcing Mario and Bowser to fight together as allies. In this beloved Super NES collaboration between Nintendo and RPG masterminds Square Enix, journey across a wide variety of locations and tackle a mixture of obstacles that will require both timing and strategy. Gain experience, grow more powerful and meet memorable characters to take down Smithy and his gang.

Wii U Download Demo

  • Runbow, 13am Games – Free

Runbow is a fast-paced action party game for up to 9 players! The world changes with each swipe of the background colour and if you can’t see something it doesn’t exist! Players can go head-to-head in Run, Arena, King of the Hill, and ColourMaster, or hone their skills on their own in Adventure or The Bowhemoth.

Wii U Download Software

  • Invanoid, RCMADIAX – $1.49

As you play Invanoid, you will encounter an endless amount of bad guys – keep blasting aliens to rack up a high score. Share your score with others on Miiverse and see who has what it takes to keep the world safe! Play now!

  • LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment – $49.99

The LEGO video game franchise triumphantly returns on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS with a fun-filled, humorous journey based on the blockbuster film. The game will also feature exclusive playable content that bridges the story gap between Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi and Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

  • Minecraft: Story Mode: Episodes 2-5, Telltale Games – TBC

Continue the story with our intrepid heroes in Episodes 2-5, now available for purchase. A Season Pass is also available for purchase, which includes access to all remaining episodes in the Minecraft: Story Mode, A Telltale Game Series game, a five-part episodic game series set in the world of Minecraft.

  • Prism Pets, Intropy Games – $2.99

Prism Pets is a charming puzzle game combining cute animals with all the colors of the rainbow. Craft brand new colors by sliding around the playfield, but don’t fill it up or it’s game over! With hundreds of different combinations and nearly a dozen different animals to play with, Prism Pets provides hours of smashing, crashing, colorful fun.

3DS Add-On Content

  • Hyrule Warriors Legends – Link’s Awakening Pack, Nintendo – TBC

Get ready for the next battle! Join the next wave of legendary heroes and continue the fight with new downloadable content. New content available includes playable character Marin from the The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening game, a new weapon for Linkle, a new map for adventure mode, two new Challenge Battles and 16 new My Fairy Costume pieces.

3DS Download Demo

  • 7th Dragon III Code: VFD, SEGA – Free

The apocalypse is heralded by the appearance of seven dragons. One after another, they have invaded earth and are beginning to ravage the human race. Once the seventh appears, there’s no hope for mankind… unless you turn back time in 7th Dragon Code: VFD.

  • Monster Hunter Generations: Special Demo, Capcom – Free

Now available on Nintendo eShop, experience the most dynamic Monster Hunter game yet! This hefty demo will offer you three main quests that you can take on either solo or co-op (local or online!), along with a selection of basic tutorials for newcomers. Additional demo and system required for multiplayer mode. System sold separately.

3DS Download Software

  • BOXBOXBOY!, Nintendo – $4.99

It’s time to think outside the box once again. Our boxy hero, Qbby, has a new power that lets him duplicate his blocky bod into TWO sets of boxes. He’ll put every box to use to survive perilous traps across numerous puzzling levels. Learn new tricks and box formations to get past obstacles, like switches, spikes and even lasers!

  • LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment – $29.99

The LEGO video game franchise triumphantly returns on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS with a fun-filled, humorous journey based on the blockbuster film. The game will also feature exclusive playable content that bridges the story gap between Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi and Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

  • The Battle Cats POP!, PONOS – $9.99

Rampage across the globe with weird ’n’ wild cats in an exciting tower defense adventure. Collect hundreds of fightin’ cats to power up your army, take down bizarre and hilarious enemies and win glorious treasure.

  • Zero Escape: Zero Time Dilemma, Aksys Games – $39.99

Series mastermind Kotaro Uchikoshi has pulled out all the stops to deliver the most compelling and mind-shredding gaming experience ever seen on a hand-held platform. Choice is your only method of salvation and your only means of escape. How much of your humanity will you sacrifice to earn your freedom?

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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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