Nintendo eShop Update: 7th April 2016 (Europe)

This week’s Nintendo eShop update has made a dash across the finish line, with Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on Nintendo 3DS being the headline act.

Wii U welcomes five new additions in Asdivine Hearts, Chronicles of Teddy: Harmony of Exidus, Epic Dumpster Bear, Lovely Planet and Super Robo Mouse, while CIRCLE Entertainment’s Witch & Hero 2 is the only other release on Nintendo 3DS.

Those with a fondness for Disney can buy new 3DS HOME Menu themes inspired by Frozen, Mickey Mouse, Lilo & Stitch and The Little Mermaid.

Permanent Price Drop (3DS)

  • The Magic Hammer, Wobbly Tooth – £2.99 (€2.99), previously £4.49 (€4.99)

Special Offers (Wii U)

  • 99Seconds, EnjoyUp Games – £1.34 (€1.49) until 5th May 2016, normally £2.29 (€2.49)
  • Darts Up, EnjoyUp Games – £1.34 (€1.49) until 5th May 2016, normally £2.29 (€2.49)
  • Joe’s Diner, Joindots – £5.39 (€7.19) until 21st April 2016, normally £5.99 (€7.99)
  • Kung Fu FIGHT!, Nostatic Software – £1.11 (€1.49) until 14th July 2016, normally £1.49 (€1.99)
  • Master Reboot, Wales Interactive – £4.99 (€5.99) until 5th May 2016, normally £9.99 (€11.99)
  • Nano Assault Neo, Shin’en Multimedia – £6.70 (€7.49) until 28th April 2016, noramlly £8.99 (€9.99)
  • Rock ‘N Racing Off Road, EnjoyUp Games – £2.69 (€2.99) until 5th May 2016, normally £5.39 (€5.99)
  • SteamWorld Dig, Image & Form – £4.49 (€5.99) until 21st April 2016, normally £6.99 (€8.99)

Special Offers (3DS)

  • Football Up Online, EnjoyUp Games – £1.79 (€1.99) until 5th May 2016, normally £3.59 (€3.99)
  • Funfair Party Games, Joindots – £3.69 (€4.99) until 21st April 2016, normally £4.99 (€6.99)
  • Jewel Match 3, Joindots – £3.99 (€4.99) until 21st April 2016, normally £4.99 (€6.99)
  • Pazuru, Joindots – £2.99 (€4.49) until 21st April 2016, normally £5.39 (€5.99)
  • SteamWorld Dig, Image & Form – £4.49 (€5.99) until 21st April 2016, normally £7.99 (€8.99)
  • Undead Bowling, Joindots – £3.99 (€5.59) until 21st April 2016, normally £4.99 (€6.99)

Virtual Console (Wii U)

  • Wario Land: The Shake Dimension (Wii), Nintendo – £17.99 (€19.99)

Hit the treasure trail and embark on a rescue mission with a difference in Wario Land: The Shake Dimension. When the innocent Queen Merelda is captured, only a hero with determination, strength and courage will be able to rescue her. Enter Wario. He certainly has what it takes to save the day, but not because he cares about the fate of the Queen – he’s only in it for the money! Legend has it that Queen Merelda’s captor, the ruthless pirate Shake King, is in possession of a wallet that comes with an infinite supply of cash. With his mind on the money, Wario sets out to free the lady in waiting and reap the rewards.

Wii U Download Software

  • Asdivine Hearts, Kemco – £8.99 (€9.99)

Travel alongside four companions and a cat in a fantasy RPG featuring stunning animated turn-based battles! One year ago, the world of Asdivine was enveloped by a brilliant flash of light. Since that time, the influence of shadow has only continued to grow ever more powerful across the face of the land. Although the event itself was undoubtedly connected with the heavens, few people seem to have realized the far-reaching implications of what transpired. Now turning to the present, a surprising revelation awaits a young man by the name of Zack and his childhood friend, Stella, in the capital from a chubby cat claiming to be none other than the Light Deity and declaring the world to be on the verge of destruction… Asdivine Hearts offers plenty of sub-quests, a battle arena, treasure to dig for, and an enemy guide to complete. By taking puzzle piece-like jewels and setting them in a box known as a rubix, players are able to customize characters! How far can you level and how many millions of damage can you dish out? All these challenges await you and more!

  • Chronicles of Teddy: Harmony of Exidus, Askys Games – £12.09 (€13.34)

Chronicles of Teddy: Harmony of Exidus fuses together action adventure and RPG elements with lavish visuals to create a nostalgic world unlike anything you’ve seen before. Navigate your way through hordes of nefarious monsters and massive boss battles in retro pixelated 2D glory! Solve puzzles, converse with locals and gain skills to restore hope to the once peaceful Exidus.

  • Epic Dumpster Bear, Log Games – £7.49 (€9.49)

An evil corporation destroyed his forest forcing him to eat dumpster food to survive. Now it’s his turn to take out the trash. Epic Dumpster Bear is an action packed platformer inspired by the 16-bit classics where you play as a dumpster bear with a chip on his shoulder. Over 70 levels filled with tricky platforming, challenging bosses, and secret levels to be discovered. Over 35 unlockable Miiverse stamps and bonus puzzle levels throughout the game that take unique advantage of the Wii U GamePad. Classic platforming action-7 worlds and over 70 levels to complete. Smooth gameplay and precise control. Off TV play. Over 35 unlockable Miiverse Stamps. Bonus levels that take advantage of the Wii U GamePad-Secret Exits and Levels to be discovered. Wii U Pro Controller support.

  • Lovely Planet, tinyBuild Games – £7.99 (€9.99) or £6.74 (€8.49) for users who downloaded Lovely Planet Event Preview during the Nindies@home promotion with the same NNID until 7th May 2016

With boots of speed on your feet, an infinite supply of bullets for your semi-automatic and the ability to jump over twice your own height, you’re well equipped to go up against any enemy on your quest to reach Lovely Planet! Balance between jumping around dodging bullets and taking aim for a better shot at your enemies, don’t waste time camping at cover spots and waiting for enemies to pop out – artfully evade the onslaught of bullets and defeat all baddies that stand in your way!

  • Super Robo Mouse, RCMADIAX – £4.09 (€4.49)

We need your help! ROBO has been captured by the evil BOLTZ CLAN and needs assistance getting him safely to the goal. PLEASE HURRY!

3DS Download Software

  • Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Nintendo – £34.99 (€39.99)

All of your favourite Mario and Sonic characters are ready to join the fun in Rio de Janeiro, host of the Olympic Games in 2016. Then take the rivalry on the road with this portable collection of supercharged events like Soccer, Table Tennis, or test your skills in a challenging game of Golf.

  • Witch & Hero 2, CIRCLE Entertainment – £3.19 (€3.99)

Game description: To save the lost witch and hero from the demon lord, the little witch and little hero get to fight again! Witch and Hero 2 is an action game that controls both little witch and little hero at the same time. The little hero is physically strong and stands up forever no matter how many times he’s beaten. The little witch is weak physically so when the game is over when she’s down. When the little hero covers the little witch and fights, they can collect monster’s blood from defeated enemies. When the little witch’s magic gauge is full, she can use magic to fight back the dangerous enemy. Clear the stage by defeating the boss at certain times in the stage, aim to revenge the demon lord at last.

3DS HOME Menu Themes

  • Frozen, Disney – £2.29 (€2.49)

A Frozen theme featuring Anna, Elsa and Olaf. The snow flutters around as you scroll the Touch Screen.

  • Mickey & Friends, Disney – £2.29 (€2.49)

A theme featuring Mickey Mouse and his friends. The top screen scrolls through familiar characters like Donald Duck and Goofy.

  • Stitch, Disney – £2.29 (€2.49)

A theme featuring Stitch. The top screen is a big picture of Stitch, and small images of Stitch and Angel fill the Touch Screen.

  • The Little Mermaid, Disney – £2.29 (€2.49)

A theme of The Little Mermaid. It features Ariel, Flounder and Sebastian in their undersea paradise.

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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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