3DS News

Nintendo eShop Update: 10/15/15 – 10/22/15

Nintendo has updated their digital store with new additions for the Wii U and 3DS for the week of Oct. 15, 2015. Below is a list of new releases and sales, which, oddly enough, includes a new Crunchyroll app on the Wii.

Wii U

  • Yoshi’s Woolly World (Available Oct. 16)
    “Set off with a friend* through a woolly world in this grand hand-crafted Yoshi adventure! Kamek, that mischievous magic maker, has turned the Yoshi clan into wool. Now it’s up to you to explore a sewing basket’s worth of clever stages and unravel their secrets to save your fellow Yoshis. Yoshi’s Woolly World will be available on Oct. 16.”
    – Nintendo press release

  • Yoshi’s Woolly World
    “Momonga is a unique pinball game, where you bounce through different worlds. On the way, you team up with friends to defeat enemies and conquer bossfights. Join Momo, Panda and Fry in a quest to save the momongas from the claws of the evil owls.”
    – Description on game’s page at nintendo.com
  • Ninja Strike: Dangerous Dash
    “Run, fly, and slash enemies to get the stolen treasures back. Ninja Strike: Dangerous Dash is a high-speed, action-packed, side-scrolling game! Players can choose from three ‘ways’ of the Ninja: Run and jump over enemies or slash them to keep running, collect coins enemies drop to level up your ninjas. Whether you go with strength or triple jumping, there is a ninja for you! Choose from 5 different ninjas, each with their own special characteristics. You’ll face much more than just run-of-the-mill henchmen. Use your hard-earned coins to level up a variety of skills that will help you get further and make you tougher. Pick the skills that best fit your playing style. How far can you go?”
    – Description on game’s page at nintendo.com
  • Rakoo & Friends
    “Driven by his unrequited romantic yearnings, the charming but not very smart Rakoo leaves his cozy, comfortable home in search of that special someone. A freshly picked flower, a goofy smile and off he goes! In his frantic race for survival, Rakoo embarks on a fantastic adventure in a world that’s as wild and beautiful as it is dangerous. Use your Wii U™ GamePad to guide Rakoo through the wonders and perils he encounters along the way. Will Rakoo find the love of his dreams? His fate is in your hands!”
    – Description on game’s page at nintendo.com
  • New Super Mario Bros. U + New Super Luigi U Bundle
    “On Oct. 16, get two huge games in one bundle with this pack, which includes both the New Super Mario Bros. U and New Super Luigi U games. Up to five players can jump into the fun!”
    – Nintendo press release

New Super Mario Bros U

  • Final Fight One (Virtual Console)
    “Take on the role of Cody, Guy or Mike as they punch, kick and throw down throngs of thugs. In this Game Boy Advance version of the Final Fightgame, there are six stages showing a different area of the city, including an extra stage that was not available in the original Super NES version of the game.”
    – Nintendo press release
  • Crunchyroll (Wii)
    “Now Crunchyroll gives you access to thousands of hours of your favorite Anime for free on Wii! Crunchyroll is the official destination for the largest lineup of current and classic Anime & Manga. Watch hit shows like Naruto Shippuden, One Piece, and Sword Art Online on all your favorite devices. Watch for free or become a Premium member to watch ad-free with exclusive access to simulcasts—your favorite shows available as soon as 1 hour after they air in Japan.”
    – Description on game’s page at nintendo.com

3DS

  • SmileBASIC
    “SmileBASIC is a portable version of a programming language known as BASIC. BASIC is a programming language designed to help beginners learn to program. As soon as you start SmileBASIC, you can begin programming! When you’re finished, you can play the game you made! Enjoy intuitive, trouble-free programming.”
    – Description on game’s page at nintendo.com
  • The Magic Hammer
    “The Magic Hammer is an open-world action RPG where you embark on an epic adventure with your Hammer! Customize your character, explore towns, battle in boneyards and roam the open world in third person. Level up to unlock new magical powers, travel to different realms, tame animals and take on greater enemies! Play the entire Story Mode co-op with a friend using Local Play or Internet. The Magic Hammer also features a creative mode that can be played single player or co-op.”
    – Description on game’s page at nintendo.com

Sales, Specials & More

Etrian Odyssey IV Legends of Titan Art

  • ZaciSa’s Last Stand is $1.59 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Thursday, Nov. 5.
  • Fun! Fun! Minigolf TOUCH! is $2.24 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Thursday, Nov. 5.
  • CIRCLE Entertainment has their games Fairune, Parking Star 3D and more on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Thursday, Nov. 5.
  • Classic Games Overload: Card & Puzzle Edition is $14.99 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Monday, Nov. 9.
  • EnjoyUp Games has their titles Fantasy Pirates and Van Helsing sniper Zx100 from on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Thursday, Nov. 12.
  • The Legend of Legacy The Seven Adventurers theme is now available to download on the 3DS. The Yoshi’s Woolly World Yoshis on Parade theme will be available on Friday, Oct. 16.
  • Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer SpotPass Distribution
    “You have a new client waiting! Louie is looking for a home designer in the Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer game to help decorate his place. Fulfilling Louie’s request will net you new and unique items for your catalog. This gorilla, who is a fan of the Mushroom Kingdom, is available for a limited time via the SpotPass service on the Nintendo 3DS system, so check the in-game Nintendo 3DS system on the second floor of Nook’s Homes to meet him and take him on as a client!”
    – Nintendo press release

Ongoing sales from the weeks of Oct. 1 and Oct. 8

Below is a list of games on the Wii U and 3DS eShops that still have ongoing sales originally listed during the weeks of Oct 1 and Oct. 8.

Oct. 1

  • Citizens of Earth for the Wii U and 3DS is on until 8:59 a.m. PT on Saturday, Oct. 19.
  • Shin Megami Tensei IV is $14.99 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Saturday, Oct. 19.

Shin Megami Tensei IV

Oct. 8


Robbie Key is the Nintendo editor for Analog Addiction, Assistant News Editor for The Daily Sentinel and former editor-in-chief of 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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