Nintendo eShop Update: 3rd November 2016 (Europe)

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Plasma-powered hover cars speed toward the Wii U Virtual Console service, with F-Zero X arriving in this week’s Nintendo eShop update.

Special Offers (Wii U)

  • 360 Breakout, nuGAME – £4.50 (€5) until 30th November 2016, normally £6 (€7)
  • Gear Gauntlet, Crystalline Green – £3.99 (€4.99) until 10th November 2016, normally £7.99 (€9.99)
  • Frankenstein – Master of Death, Joindots – £4.79 (€6.39) until 17th November 2016, normally £5.99 (€7.99)
  • Joe’s Diner, Joindots – £4.79 (€6.39) until 17th November 2016, normally £5.99 (€7.99)
  • Suspension Railroad Simulator, Joindots – £4.79 (€6.39) until 17th November 2016, normally £5.99 (€7.99)

Special Offers (3DS)

  • Funfair Party Games, Joindots – £3.99 (€5.59) until 17th November 2016, normally £4.99 (€6.99)
  • Jewel Match 3, Joindots – £3.99 (€5.59) until 17th November 2016, normally £4.99 (€6.99)
  • Pazuru, Joindots – £3.19 (€4.79) until 17th November 2016, normally £3.99 (€5.99)

Virtual Console (Wii U)

  • F-Zero X (Nintendo 64), Nintendo – £8.99 (€9.99)

A scintillating successor to a Super Nintendo classic, F-Zero X is one of the fastest racers you’ll ever clap eyes on. If you were one of the wimps who got queasy from playing the original F-Zero, wait until you play F-Zero X! Part of the reason F-Zero X plays so well is the game’s consistently fast frame rate. Even with 30 hover cars jostling for pole position on-screen, there’s never a hint of slow-down.

Wii U Add-On Content

  • Gravity+ – Level Editor, Nitrolic Games – £3.59 (€3.99)
  • Hyrule Warriors: A Link Between Worlds Pack, Nintendo – £4.49 (€4.99)
  • Hyrule Warriors: A Link Between Worlds Pack (Nintendo 3DS + Wii U), Nintendo – £8.09 (€8.99)

Wii U Download Software

  • Gravity+, Nitrolic Games – £5.89 (€6.49)

Gravity+ is a puzzle game suitable for all ages. You play a small robot on a space station and you have to find your way through a maze to the exit. You are able to manipulate gravity to make your way through traps and hazards. The game features over two dozen stages, various challenges, online high scores, stamps and Miiverse support.

  • Pinball Breakout, nuGame – £6 (€7)

Pinball Breakout is a breakout game for one or two players combining game mechanics from a traditional breakout game and a flipper game. Play single player and aim for a high score or two player mode competing against a friend.

  • Twisted Fusion, Leuvsion – £4 (€5)

Three friends are transported to a strange world unlike our own. Surrounded by strange creatures and even stranger locals, Cora and her friends have only their wits and a brace of water guns to rely upon! Luckily for our plucky trio of outlanders, the water found in this curious new land possesses mysterious qualities; transforming their ordinary water guns into powerful weapons.

Virtual Console (New 3DS)

  • Mario’s Super Picross (SNES), Nintendo – £7.19 (€7.99)

This Super NES version of the popular ‘picture crossword’ game was originally released only in Japan and features hundreds of relaxing yet challenging brainteasers. Each Picross puzzle consists of a numbered grid of tiles which reveal a picture when correctly chiselled away. In Mario’s main mode, a wrong move means losing time. However, in the more difficult Wario mode, mistakes are not shown… so be careful!

3DS Add-On Content

  • Hyrule Warriors: A Link Between Worlds Pack, Nintendo – £6.29 (€6.99)
  • Hyrule Warriors: A Link Between Worlds Pack (Nintendo 3DS + Wii U), Nintendo – £8.09 (€8.99)

3DS Download Software

  • Cartoon Network: Battle Crashers, GameMill – £19.99 (€29.99)

When Uncle Grandpa accidentally drives the UG-RV through multiple dimensions, he picks up some surprise passengers in the form of Gumball, Steven Universe, Finn, Mordecai and Clarence! Now they’ll have to band together to defeat the evil shard creatures and set things right. Use each character’s unique attacks and special moves to conquer the elements, fight your way through all the levels and beat some brutal boss battles. Replay maps with special modifiers to switch up the fun, and unlock bonus rooms along the way.

  • Collide-a-Ball, Starsign – £1.99 (€1.99)

Set up a course to make two balls meet at the same place and time in this unique puzzle game. A red and blue ball start from different places in the stage. Position and rotate objects such as slopes and acceleration panels to prepare the path for the balls to travel so they meet at the goal flag at the same time. Once you’ve set the scene hit Start to trigger the two balls rolling. Can you make the two balls collide at the goal flag at the same time?

  • Ice Station Z, Wobbly Tooth – £2.99 (€2.99)

After a strange virus spreads across an Arctic island you are left alone to survive. Scavenge for food, drink, medical supplies, weapons, ammunition, clothes, fuel and other useful equipment. Find shelters, vehicles and other interesting locations to help you survive during day and night.

  • SEGA 3D Classics Collection, SEGA – £24.99 (€29.99)

A collection of 9 classic SEGA games in one game! From the arcades straight to your Nintendo 3DS, experience the classics that defined the genres in gameplay. Choose a game to suit your mood! Shooting, racing, action, puzzle, and more! With: Power Drift, Puyo Puyo 2, Maze Walker, Fantasy Zone II: The Tears of Opa-Opa, Fantazy Zone II W, Sonic The Hedgehog, Thunder Blade, Galaxy Force II, Altered Beast.

  • Unlucky Mage, Kemco – £8.99 (€9.99)

From loner to saviour of a nation? The various powers across the Adamantia continent have long fought one with another in an effort to gain supreme control over the vast regions of land- each ruler and monarch thinking of none but themselves and leeching mercilessly off the labour of those citizens within their borders…But that all begins to change when an untrusting young mage named Jasper, living isolated from society, finds himself involved in a chain of events that is sure to go down in history as the greatest story ever told!

3DS HOME Menu Themes

  • Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Autumn Leaves, Nintendo – £1.79 (€1.99)
  • Go Miffy by Mercis, Mercis/CPLG – £0.89 (€0.99)
  • Hello Kitty Birthday, Sanrio – £0.89 (€0.99)
  • Hello Kitty plays with origami, Sanrio – £0.89 (€0.99)
  • Hello Kitty Thanksgiving day, Sanrio – £0.89 (€0.99)
  • Kitty takes a selfie with friends, Sanrio – £0.89 (€0.99)
  • Mimmy gives a present to Kitty, Sanrio – £0.89 (€0.99)
  • Miffy with stripes or spots? by Mercis, Mercis/CPLG – £0.89 (€0.99)
  • Sonic Bundle #3, SEGA – £4.49 (€4.99)
  • Sonic series: Cute Style, SEGA – £1.79 (€1.99)
  • Sonic series: Shadow Style, SEGA – £1.79 (€1.99)
  • Sonic series: Silver Style, SEGA – £1.79 (€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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