Not a ton of new stuff coming to the eShop this week. There are a few things though, including the new StreetPass games for the 3DS. Nintendo and Capcom have announced May to be Mega May. You get to vote on which Mega Man games will hit the eShop during the month.
All the details on how to vote and everything new to the eShop this week are past the break.
This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
Fight your way through hordes of zombies in Battleground Z. (Photo: Business Wire)
- StreetPass Mii Plaza on Nintendo 3DS
- Battleground Z and Ultimate Angler – The next evolution of StreetPass Mii Plaza has arrived with new features and two new games! Fight your way through hordes of zombies in Battleground Z, or kick back and reel in a few fish and some legendary monsters on the StreetPass Islands in Ultimate Angler. Buy either game for $4.99 each or both for $7.99, and purchase StreetPass Mii Plaza Upgrade for $4.99 to unlock several new features like StreetPass Birthdays and a Mii character VIP Room.
- Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
- 3D Fantasy Zone II W – First released for the SEGA Master System in 1987 as a sequel to 1986’s Fantasy Zone, 3D Fantasy Zone II W is the fan-favorite scrolling shooter in which players control a sentient spaceship named Opa-Opa to fight surreal invader enemies. The remastered version upgrades all graphics from System E to System 16 optical standards and combines stereoscopic 3D visuals with a host of additional features to provide players with cutting-edge game-play experience with a classic feel. Click here to view a trailer for the game.
- DOOORS – When one door closes, DOOORS opens on Nintendo 3DS! In order to escape from the rooms that you have been locked in, you’ll have to solve puzzles and discover secrets in order to open the mysterious doors. Get your brain ready to search the rooms for hidden puzzles, unravel their mysteries and escape through door after door. You’ll have to use wit and intuition to make your escape. Click here to view a trailer for the game.
- Virtual Console on Wii U
- Donkey Kong 64 – With his mechanical isle stuck off the shores of DK Island, K. Rool kidnaps the Kong family to distract Donkey Kong in this Nintendo 64 classic. It’s up to our furry hero to rescue his friends, reclaim his Golden Bananas and save his homeland from certain doom. Choose from five Kong members as you play solo in a quirky adventure or with friends in competitive battle arenas.
- Super Smash Bros. Update
- Required Super Smash Bros. Update for Online Play – A new software update for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS is now available! Users will be required to download this update prior to using the game’s online multiplayer features. After the update, players can also purchase more costumes for their Mii Fighters, including ones inspired by Mega Man X and Proto Man from Capcom’s Mega Man series. Click here for more information about the Mii Fighter costumes.
Nintendo eShop Sales:
- Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS
- Super Spring Sale! It’s the last chance to save during the Super Spring Sale! Visit http://www.nintendo.com/eshop/offers to check out great deals and save up to 30 percent off on select games. The Super Spring Sale ends April 20 at 8:59 a.m. PT.
- Darts Up and Darts Up 3D from EnjoyUp Games are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on May 14.
- Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Wii U
- Paparazzi is 40 percent off (reduced from $4.99 to $2.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on April 28.
- Lucadian Chronicles DLC is 37 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $4.99) beginning at 9 a.m. PT on April 21 until 8:59 a.m. PT on April 28.
- Costume Quest 2 is 33 percent off (reduced from $14.99 to $9.99) beginning at 9 a.m. PT on April 17 until 8:59 a.m. PT on April 24.
- Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
- Castle Conqueror EX, Fairune and Parking Star 3D from Circle Entertainment are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on May 7.
- Code of Princess, Etrian Odyssey Untold: Millennium Girl and more from ATLUS are on sale beginning at 9 a.m. PT on April 20 until 8:59 a.m. PT on April 27.
- Real Heroes: Firefighter 3D is 50 percent off (reduced from $9.99 to $4.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on April 30.
- International StreetPass Week
- Take your Nintendo 3DS system on a whirlwind tour without leaving your hometown! From April 16 to April 26, collect up to six Mii characters from across Europe, the United States and Canada when you stop by a Nintendo Zone location. U.S. and Canada visitors will even get a special Mii of Reggie Fils-Aime, president of Nintendo of America. Find a Nintendo Zone hotspot near you here.
- Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. “Declaration” Tournament
- See how your Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. squad stacks up online in Nintendo’s Public Tournaments. Top players earn unique titles that are visible online and earn major bragging rights with their friends and around the world. The new “Declaration” tournament runs through April 20. Opt in via the SpotPass feature for notifications on future tournaments, and click here for more information on multiplayer tournaments. Good luck, agents!
- Mega May is Back! – Vote Today
- During the entire month of May, Nintendo and Capcom are celebrating our favorite blue bomber, Mega Man, with six game releases on the Virtual Console service for Wii U. The Game Boy Advance versions of Mega Man Zero 2, Mega Man Battle Network 3 Blue, Mega Man Battle Network 3 White, Mega Man Battle Network 4 Red Sun, Mega Man Battle Network 4 Blue Moon and Mega Man & Bass will land on the Nintendo eShop throughout the month. Click here to vote for the first game of Mega May, which will release May 7. Voting is open until 11:59 p.m. PT on April 29.
Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:
- New themes this week include:
- Yoshi’s Springtime Siesta
Permanent Price Reduction:
- Nintendo eShop on Wii U
- Breezeblox is reduced to $4.99 (from $9.99) beginning at 9 a.m. PT on April 16.
Also new this week:
- Tilelicious: Delicious Tiles (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
- Pazuru (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
- A-Train 3D: City Simulator (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
- Word Search by POWGI – Full and Demo Versions (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS and Wii U)
In addition to video games available at retail stores, Nintendo also offers a variety of content that people can download directly to their systems. Nintendo adds new games weekly to the Nintendo eShop on the Wii U console and the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, the Nintendo DSi™ Shop for the Nintendo DSi system and the Wii™ Shop Channel for the Wii console.
The Nintendo eShop is a cash-based service that features a wide variety of content, including new and classic games, applications and demos. Users can add money to their account balances by using a credit card or purchasing a Nintendo eShop Card at a retail store and entering the code from the card. All funds from one card must be loaded in the Nintendo eShop on either Wii U or the Nintendo 3DS family of systems, but can be used in either Nintendo eShop if the systems are linked to a single Nintendo Network account.
The Wii Shop Channel offers games and applications and uses Wii Points™, which can be purchased via the Wii Shop Channel. The Nintendo DSi Shop offers games and applications and uses Nintendo DSi Points™, which can be purchased in the Nintendo DSi Shop.
Remember that Wii U, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo 3DS XL, Nintendo 2DS and Nintendo DSi feature parental controls that let adults manage some of the content their children can access. For more information about this and other features, visit http://www.nintendo.com/wiiu or http://www.nintendo.com/3ds.