3DS News

Nintendo eShop Update: 8/6/15 – 8/13/15

Nintendo has updated their digital store with new additions for the Wii U and 3DS for the week of Aug. 6, 2015. Below is a list of new releases and sales.

Wii U

  • Astral Breakers
    “Blast off for the cosmos with the fast-paced whimsical competitive/cooperative sphere-smashing, combo-crashing action drop puzzle game, Astral Breakers! The Zodiac Constellations have gone berserk, and the cantankerous, star-castic Kira the Star recruits you to help save the universe.”
  • Kung Fu FIGHT!
    “Fight the bad guys, save the girl – you know the drill! Relentless old-school action as you run, jump and fight your way through your quest of rescue and revenge.”
  • Super Smash Bros. DLC
    “Fans of the Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U games can now add even more fun with several free updates and new DLC for purchase on both versions. Free updates include a K.K. Slider costume for Mii Fighters, plus new Community Tournament and Regular Tournament modes and the ability to upload saved replays to YouTube. Players can also purchase new Mii Fighter costumes, from Samus’ Armor to an SSB-logo Hoodie, as well as Peach’s Castle and Hyrule Castle stages from the original Nintendo 64 version of the game. For full details, visit http://www.smashbros.com/us/.”
    – Nintendo press release

K.K. Slider Costume Smash Bros.

  • Splatoon (Update)
    “The Splatoon game for the Wii U console just got a massive free content update. The update includes two new modes: Squad Battle and Private Battle. Squad Battle lets players create a squid squad with friends and head into Ranked Battle modes together, while Private Battle lets two to eight friends battle together in customizable matches. There are also new weapons, level-cap increases, more than 40 new types of gear and more to come throughout the rest of the summer. For more details, visit http://splatoon.nintendo.com.”
    – Nintendo press release
  • Golden Sun: The Lost Age (Virtual Console)
    “It is the dawn of a new age. The heroes of Golden Sun have been abandoned, and the land is falling into darkness. Now the world’s final hope may also be its doom. Manipulate the environment with psychic energy and fell whatever beast stands in your way to safeguard humanity before the heroes of the original Golden Sun can stop you. Click here to view a trailer for the game.”
    – Nintendo press release
  • ONIMUSHA TACTICS (Virtual Console)
    “Prepare to be thrust into massive, old world feudal battles in which every move is a struggle for power in this Game Boy Advance strategy game. Join Onimaru, a young Ogre Clan warrior on a mighty quest to defeat Nobunaga and his enemy Genma armies.”
    – Nintendo press release

3DS

  • Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight
    “Experience a new story with a fixed party, voiced dialogue and animated cut scenes in the incredible world of Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight. Or revisit the original Etrian Odyssey 2 game with updated graphics and a full roster of classes. Whichever path you choose, there will be exciting dungeons and frightening enemies! Click here to view a trailer for the game.”
    – Nintendo press release

  • Japanese Rail Sim 3D Journey to Kyoto (Full Game and Demo)
    “‘Journey to Kyoto’ is part of the popular Japanese Rail Sim 3D series and features driving over the complete line from the first station to the last! The game is set on the Eizan Electric Railway which travels around the ancient capital of Kyoto. The scenery from the driver’s point of view is reproduced in intense 3D images. You will enjoy driving a 900-type ‘Kirara’ on your railway journey from the suburban Demachiyanagi Station to the mountainous Kurama Station. You will pass through the popular tourist spot the ‘Momiji no Tonneru (tunnel)’ where the branches of maple trees overlap to create a tunnel of bright autumn colors. Both a ‘Day Mode’ and a ‘Night Mode’ are available, so you can enjoy the various atmospheres as you drive. By getting high scores in the game, you can see information about the many tourist spots along the track such as the Shimogamo-jinja Shrine and the Kifune-jinja Shrine, and feel like you’re actually visiting Kyoto.”
  • Best of Arcade Games – Brick Breaker
    “Rediscover all the pleasure of breakout in this timeless classic! Discover lots of increasingly complex obstacles to get by in the 50 levels of Adventure mode: moving bricks, one-ways, indestructible bricks… Extra balls, inverted screen, strafing… unlock ten bonuses and penalties, each more surprising than the last. Only a few bricks left to break? Take direct control of the ball and aim it wherever you want to earn the victory!”
  • Best of Arcade Games – Tetraminos
    “Rediscover a timeless puzzle classic with Tetraminos! Become a Tetraminos pro over 50 levels with increasing difficulty. Find the best place for your pieces and eliminate as many lines as possible in one go. Earn points to unlock bonuses that can be used at any time: bombs, piece storage… Discover the new Real Gravity game mode and build the highest Tetraminos tower possible before it collapses!”
  • Jewel Quest 4 Heritage
    “Hit the trail with Rupert on a journey through the shrines and castles of Hernan Cortes’ lore. Swap jewels and collect puzzle pieces to unravel a perplexing web of family history in Jewel Quest Heritage. The Golden Jewel Board has been confiscated by the government, and is being delivered to the evil Sebastian Grenard! Investigate long-buried family secrets in order to discover the truth and save the day!”
  • PICROSS e6
    “The 6th game in the Picross e series, with a Navigation Feature… Picross is a ‘Picture Crossword Puzzle Game’ where numbers act as hints to complete images. The rules are simple and easy to grasp. Anyone can do it!”
  • Super Smash Bros. DLC
    “Fans of the Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U games can now add even more fun with several free updates and new DLC for purchase on both versions. Free updates include a K.K. Slider costume for Mii Fighters, plus new Community Tournament and Regular Tournament modes and the ability to upload saved replays to YouTube. Players can also purchase new Mii Fighter costumes, from Samus’ Armor to an SSB-logo Hoodie, as well as Peach’s Castle and Hyrule Castle stages from the original Nintendo 64 version of the game.”
    – Nintendo press release

Hyrule Castle Smash Bros.

  • Pokémon Rumble World (Update)
    “Download the latest version of the Pokémon Rumble World game for your Nintendo 3DS system today! Once you do, you’ll be able to visit a new area and get bonus items. First, take a ride on the newly added Lucky Balloon. It will take you to a mysterious area called Changing Land, where you’re more likely to meet Pokémon you haven’t yet caught. The Lucky Balloon will be added to the hot air balloons available in the shop. It’s free, but you’ll need to have reached Adventure Rank 40 to ride on it. Enter the following password into your game to receive 100 Poké Diamonds after you update: 48213190. You have to reach Adventure Rank 4 before you can enter the password. Click here for more details.”
    – Nintendo press release

Sales, Specials & More

Shin Megami Tensei IV

  • Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl is $14.99 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Monday, Aug. 10.
  • Citizens of Earth for the Wii U and 3DS is $4.99 starting at 9 a.m. PT on Monday, Aug. 10, until 8:59 a.m. PT on Monday, Aug. 17.
  • Publisher Circle Entertainment has their games Brunch Panic, KAMI and Sweet Memories – Blackjack on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Thursday, Aug. 27.
  • GetClose: A game for RIVALS is $0.99 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Thursday, August 27.
  • Stealth Inc. 2: A Game of Clones is $7.49 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Thursday, Aug. 27.
  • Developer RCMADIAX has their games Blok Drop U, Spikey Walls, TOSS N GO and more on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Wednesday, September 30.
  • Plenty of Fishies is $2.99 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Wednesday, September 30.
  • Tiny Galaxy is $3.99 starting at 9 a.m. PT on Friday, August 7, until 8:59 a.m. PT on Wednesday, September 30.
  • The Aeternoblade and Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition themes are now available to download on the 3DS.
  • Art Academy: Home Studio is having an art contest where participators can win a $20 eShop card. Submitters must upload a time-lapse video of their artwork to YouTube, tweet a link of the video to @NintendoAmerica and use the hashtags #ContestEntry and #NintendoArt Contest. This contest will run from now until 5 p.m. PT on Thursday, Aug. 20. See the official rules here.

Ongoing sales from the weeks of July 2, July 9, July 16

Below is a list of games on the Wii U and 3DS eShops that still have ongoing sales originally listed during the weeks of July 2July 16 and July 30.

Angry Bunnies Colossal Carrot Crusade

July 2

July 16

July 30


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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