Nintendo eShop Update: 8th December 2016 (North America)

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This week’s Nintendo eShop update for North America is in, welcoming Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon, Metroid: Other M, and Demon’s Crest release across Wii U and New Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console services.

Special Offers

Great deals this week include Brunch Panic, The Keep and Rorrim, plus several more. Check out the full list of deals on Nintendo 3DS and Wii U available this week on Nintendo of America’s website.

Virtual Console (Wii U)

  • Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon (Nintendo DS), Nintendo – $9.99

Discover the origin of classic character Marth in this Nintendo DS retelling of the original Fire Emblem game. Alternate turns with the enemy and shape your army to suit your strategy by selecting from dozens of units with unique spells, abilities and weapons. Each unit has its own strategic benefits, so guide them wisely or risk losing them on the battlefield.

  • Metroid: Other M (Wii), Nintendo – $19.99

Join Samus for an action-packed space adventure that takes the best elements of first- and third-person gaming to create a seamless blend of gameplay, storytelling and cinematography. Players hold the Wii Remote controller sideways while navigating and battling in third person. However, at any moment, players can switch immediately to Wii Remote pointer controls to examine and explore the environments in a first-person perspective.

Wii U Download Software

  • Bridge Constructor Playground, Joindots – $9.99

Bridge Constructor Playground offers people of all ages an introduction to the topic of bridge building. This game gives you the freedom to let your creative side run riot – nothing is impossible. Across 30 innovative levels you have to build bridges over deep valleys, canals or rivers. Following this your bridges will be subjected to a stress test to see whether they can support the weight of the cars and/or trucks which drive across them.

  • Teslapunk, klutzGames – $9.99

Teslapunk is a classic 2D shoot-em-up with fast-paced arcade gameplay. You have to defend earth against an invasion from Mars lead by Emperor Zangórax who back on Mars is a popular DJ by night and a frantic invader by day. The Invasion takes you through 6 different levels each uniquely designed. Additionally there is a Survival Game Mode where you can level up your ship and buy helpful items.

Virtual Console (New 3DS)

  • Demon’s Crest (SNES), Capcom – $7.99

Firebrand must set off to recover the six magical stones of the Demon Crest before the realms of humans and demons fall into the hands of his evil nemesis, Phalanx. In this Super NES action platformer, breathe fire, claw walls and hover across seven intense levels as you fight to save the realms from eternal unrest.

New 3DS Download Software

  • Galaxy Blaster, RCMADIAX – $1.49

In Galaxy Blaster, you must defend your ship from the oncoming alien ships. Move your paddle left or right then tap the screen to fire the blaster. Be careful, if the target enters your base, or you miss the targets too many times, it’s game over!

3DS Download Software

  • Animal Crossing: New Leaf – Welcome amiibo, Nintendo – TBC

There’s more to discover than ever before in the Animal Crossing: New Leaf—Welcome amiibo game. This updated version of Animal Crossing: New Leaf adds new features and activities, as well as support for all Animal Crossing series amiibo figures and cards. Discover new villagers, explore the Campground, and interact with characters—all with the tap of compatible amiibo cards or figures.

3DS HOME Menu Themes

  • Disney Tsum Tsum
  • Mickey & Friends Holiday Season
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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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