Nintendo eShop Update: 7th July 2016 (North America)


This week’s Nintendo eShop update for North America proves to be another quiet one, with new releases few and far between.

The Virtual Console service on Wii U adds Culture Brain’s Baseball Simulator 1000 and Flying Dragon: The Secret Scroll, while New Nintendo 3DS welcomes Legend of the Mystical Ninja. Meanwhile Steel Lords and Tap Tap Arcade 2 see release on Wii U.

Special Offers (Wii U)

  • Alkterios Games: Hold Your Fire: A Game About Responsibility and Explody Bomb are on sale until 28th July 2016
  • Cypronia: Color Zen, My Style Studio: Hair Salon and more games are on sale until 29th July 2016
  • Joindots: Gardenscapes, Murder on the Titanic and more games are on sale until 14th July 2016
  • Totem Topple: 80 percent off (reduced from $5 to $1) until 14th July 2016

Special Offers (3DS)

  • CIRCLE Entertainment: Mercenaries Saga 2, Glory of Generals: The Pacific and more games are on sale until 28th July 2016
  • Dan McFox: Head Hunter: More than 30 percent off (reduced from $2.99 to $1.99) until 21st July 2016
  • Joindots: Gardenscapes, Murder on the Titanic and more games are on sale until 14th July 2016

Virtual Console (Wii U)

  • Baseball Simulator 1000, Culture Brain – $4.99

Originally released for the NES, this fun baseball game lets you play a full-length season with six teams in a race for the pennant. You can even auto-simulate the game and edit your team’s players. And if you’re tired of the traditional baseball dynamics, use Ultra Plays to make your pitches disappear, make your hits explode or knock down opposing fielders.

  • Flying Dragon: The Secret Scroll, Culture Brain – $4.99

Set off on a journey to complete the mystical Mandara Seal and activate its magical powers in this NES action game. Face tough challengers and use six different types of fighting techniques to your advantage. Work your way to the World Tournament and defend the world from the legions of darkness.

Wii U Download Software

  • Steel Lords, nuGAME – $14.99

Steel Lords is a game of strategy and fighting, combining elements of a boardgame with elements of a fighting game. The factions of light and dark are engaged in battle and you will be in charge of one of them. Play against the AI opponent or another human player. Supports off-TV Play mode.

  • Tap Tap Arcade 2, RCMADIAX – $2.99

Tap Tap Arcade 2 contains Skeasy and Volcano. Skeasy is a simple, addictive, high score chaser – set in a winter wonderland. Slide down the White Mountains avoiding the trees as you rack up a high score. Bundle up, its cold! While Volcano is an exclusive all new adventure – watch out for the lava chasing after you!

Virtual Console (New Nintendo 3DS)

  • Legend of the Mystical Ninja, Konami – $7.99

In this Super NES classic, take control of Kid Ying and Dr. Yang in an action-adventure through feudal Japan. Overcome 10 levels of the Dragonbeast to save Princess Yuki, battling through stages of intense 3D and 2D zones filled with zany characters and fun mini-games.

3DS HOME Menu Themes

  • The Legend of Dark Witch 2 Rudy Theme
  • The Legend of Dark Witch 2 Sola Theme
  • The Legend of Dark Witch 2 Zizou Theme
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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.

1 Comment

  1. So many great titles languish on the Wii virtual console while the Wii U gets…Baseball Simulator 1000.


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