Nintendo eShop Update: 3rd March 2016 (North America)


This week’s Nintendo eShop update is in for North America, headlined by The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD.

PAC-MAN 2: The New Adventures arrives on the Wii U Virtual Console service, with Chasing Dead and Steel Rivals also seeing release. The Nintendo 3DS sees a slightly quieter week, with Parascientific Escape Cruise in the Distant Seas, The Hand of Panda, and new HOME Menu themes.

Special Offers (Wii U)

  • EnjoyUp Games: Spy Chameleon and more are on sale until 31st March 2016
  • Tilelicious: Delicious Tiles: 33 percent off (reduced from $5.99 to $3.99) until 23rd March 2016
  • Ubisoft: Child of Light and more games from Ubisoft are on sale until 13th March 2016

Special Offers (3DS)

  • ATLUS: Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth and Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers are on sale until 14th March 2016
  • Azure Striker Gunvolt: 33 percent off (reduced from $14.99 to $9.99) until 1st June 2016
  • CIRCLE Entertainment: Adventure Bar Story and Fairune from Circle Entertainment are on sale until 17th March 2016
  • EnjoyUp Games: Soccer Up Online and more are on sale until 31st March 2016
  • Gamelion Studios: Pick-A-Gem, League of Heroes and more games are on sale until 31st March 2016
  • Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate: 33 percent off (reduced from $29.99 to $19.99) between 3rd – 5th March 2016
  • MSL: Jewel Quest 4 Heritage, 4 Elements and more games are on sale until 30th June 2016
  • Ubisoft: Tetris Ultimate and more games from Ubisoft are on sale until 13th March 2016

Virtual Console (Wii U)

  • PAC-MAN 2: The New Adventures, Bandai Namco Entertainment – $7.99

Join PAC-MAN as he explores and interacts with the world and characters around him. Take on a task, and then take a wild ride on a mine cart or set off on an intense hang glider flight while fending off ghosts. When you need a break from being the hero, relive the classics in Pac-City arcade with the original PAC-MAN and MS. PAC-MAN games.

Wii U Download Software

  • Chasing Dead, 2020 Venture – $29.99

Chasing Dead is a story-based, Sci-fi/Horror First-Person Action Shooter .The game begins with a strange phenomenon in which another Earth appears in our skies. The curiosity and fear of a doppelganger planet initiates multiple missions in order to make contact with the duplicate Earth. A team of agents, astronauts, and scientists were sent 955,600 miles across space by NASA and the US Military, however all contact is lost a few hours after their arrival.

  • Steel Rivals, nuGAME – $6.99

Steel Rivals is a fighting game for your Wii U. Play single match against another player or AI opponent, win the tournament to unlock new costumes for your characters or play survival mode to get a high score you can show off. With plenty of playable characters, unlockable outfits and stages all in HD quality graphics.

  • The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD, Nintendo – $49.99

A dark force, shrouded in twilight, has invaded the vast land of Hyrule. To restore light to the world, team up with the mysterious creature Midna and embrace the darkness to transform into a divine wolf. Fight through labyrinthine dungeons, survive puzzling traps and meet a cast of characters you’ll never forget in this legendary, critically acclaimed adventure.

3DS Download Software

  • Parascientific Escape Cruise in the Distant Seas, CIRCLE Entertainment – $4.99

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?

  • The Hand of Panda, Ninja Playground – $5.99

The Hand of Panda is a fast action, memory and reflex game inspired by the bonus rounds commonly found in famous fighting games. Learn to focus your chi into a single strike by breaking orbs and channel your power to blow away a variey of challenging materials. Find ways to increase your score, to achieve legendary combos and to avoid distraction by your Master as you time your strike and finish off each item before the timer reaches zero.

3DS HOME Menu Themes

  • Ashley’s Magic, Nintendo – TBC
  • Hatsune Miku Project Mirai DX: Sakura Mikudaiyo, SEGA – TBC
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