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Nintendo eShop Update: 7/9/15 – 7/16/15

Nintendo has updated their digital store with new additions for the Wii U and 3DS for the week of July 9, 2015. Below is a list of new releases and sales.

Wii U

  • Mario Tennis (Virtual Console)
    “The Mushroom Kingdom’s finest hit the court in this wild multiplayer tennis game from Camelot, the talented developers behind the Golden Sun and Mario Golf games. Put some power and spin into your shots to claim victory on your own, or go head to head with up to three friends who also have the game in multiple modes.”
    – Nintendo press release

Mario Tennis

  • Asteroid Quarry
    “Earth has exhausted its resources. Now equipped with advanced light speed enabled crafts, mankind can use the resources of the cosmos to expand further. Take to the heavens and mine the ore in the asteroids. This may seem like a simple task, however, you need to be wary. As with all new frontiers there are ones who take advantage of unprotected areas. These pirates are in all areas and they are looking for the thrill of the hunt and you as the prey.”
    – Description on game’s page at nintendo.com
  • Dare Up Adrenaline
    “Be Studios greatest success so far! Feel the adrenaline of flying with a wingsuit through narrow passages, dangerous cliffs, and down hills full of trees and rocks that will take your gaming experience to a whole new level! Dare Up! Adrenaline with enhanced graphics and new game play modes. The Wii U™ version of our most popular and successful title, which already had more than 2 MILLION unique plays on the Web and almost 240 THOUSANDS downloads with its mobile version.”
    – Description on game’s page at nintendo.com
  • DON’T CRASH
    “DON’T CRASH! This is the only rule of the game. Race against another car, press A button to change lanes, and avoid a crash at all costs. Addictive and nerve-wracking, how many rounds can you beat? Share your success on Miiverse!”
    – Description on game’s page at nintendo.com
  • KEYTARI: 8-Bit Music Maker
    “Do you LOVE 8-bit music from classic video games? Prepare to create your own! KEYTARI: 8-bit Music Maker will transform your Wii U GamePad into an 8-bit jamming machine! Simply touch the keys on your Wii U GamePad and YOU are playing KEYTARI. KEYTARI was designed to be easy to pick up and play. But to truly master KEYTARI, practice and experimentation will take you far – just like with a traditional musical instrument. Wield powerful lead instruments such as SineSquare, MultiPlex, and PolySaw. Power-Up a Background Beat, Underworld Bass, Sustain, and the Drum Kit to take your 8-bit style jamming to the Next Level! Scoring is simple. +1 for every key played. Most think the Score Board is just for fun… However, the sages speak of a hero from afar who will break past the maximum score of 9999 and thus beat KEYTARI. KEYTARI is a Wii U exclusive title. Start jamming 8-bit style with KEYTARI: 8-bit Music Maker!”
    – Description on game’s page at nintendo.com

  • Land it Rocket
    “In this game your goal is to land your rocket safely, but watch out the world is full of danger like mines, lasers and turrets. Besides the main levels you can put your skills to the test in Endless mode. Earn 3-star rating by completing each 28 levels in the shortest possible time.”
    – Description on game’s page at nintendo.com
  • Neon Battle
    “Maneuver your way around the circular battlefield to victory in Neon Battle! Smash your opponent out of the way and yell obscenities at them without the threat of assault charges! Well, that’s assuming you keep it in the game, with four different game modes to choose from and a selection of powerups, it’s arguably more fun than smashing someone in real life, and definitely more fun than attending court hearings! Play solo or against a friend in a race to collect points by bouncing the ball and keeping it from going out of bounds! And for when your friends are busy/non-existent, you can play against the CPU!”
    – Description on game’s page at nintendo.com
  • Santa Factory
    “In a moment of crisis, use the special magic wands of Santa Claus. During the adventure, you can study the various English words. As Christmas coming, Santa asked Tonttu to get kids’ Christmas wish letters. Santa gave Tonttu the special magic wands to help him get the letters. On his way to deliver the Christmas presents on Christmas Eve, there was a hole in the Christmas Santa sack, so the Christmas presents were scattered all over the earth. Santa was discouraged and asked Rudolf to get the scattered presents. Santa gave Rudolf the magic wands to help him and Rudolf started his adventure with the magic wands.”
    – Description on game’s page at nintendo.com

Sales, Specials & More

  • The Epic Indie Sale will go on from now until 8:59 a.m. PT on Thursday, July 23. Buying or already owning one or more of the games in the picture below will give a 60 percent discount to the rest of the games on the list.

Epic Indie Sale

  • Pyramids 2 will permanently be $3.00 starting at 9 a.m. PT on Friday, July 10.
  • Frenchy Bird is $0.99 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Thursday, July 16.
  • Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth is $29.99 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Monday, July 20.
  • Snow Moto Racing 3D is $3.99 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Thursday, July 23.
  • TNT Racers – Nitro Machines Edition is $4.99 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Thursday, July 23.
  • AeternoBlade is $7.99 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Wednesday, Aug. 5.
  • The Etrian Odyssey Untold 2 Story Theme is now available to download on the 3DS.
  • Camp Miiverse is back again for this summer. From now until Monday, July 20, Miiverse divides participants between Team Yoshi and Team Toad. Guides will invite players to complete activities in games such as Mario Kart 8Animal Crossing: New Leaf and Splatoon. Players can then post screenshots after they finish with #TeamYoshi or #TeamToad. Updates will be provided here.
  • The Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. Supernatural tournament is running from now until Sunday, July 12.

Ongoing sales from the weeks of May 28, June 18, June 25 and July 2

Below is a list of games on the Wii U and 3DS eShops that still have ongoing sales originally listed during the weeks of May 28June 18June 25 and July 2.

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May 28

  • Luv Me Buddies Wonderland for Wii U and 3DS is $12.90 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Friday, July 31.
  • Fit Music is $12.90 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Friday, July 31.

June 18

June 25

July 2


Robbie Key is the Nintendo editor for Analog Addiction and former editor-in-chief for The Pine Log at Stephen F. Austin State University, where he is now an alumnus. Follow his completely relevant Twitter updates, watch his awesometacular YouTube videos and view his LinkedIn profile.

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