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Nintendo eShop Update for February 26, 2015

Forget the whole update thing. Today is the Donkey Kong update. Of the 11 games hitting the and eShops today, 6 are Virtual Console games starring Nintendo’s iconic monkey. Overkill? Perhaps, but Nintendo is offering 30% Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze or Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D if someone buys at least one of the more »

Nintendo eShop Update for February 19, 2015

I’m going to go ahead and phone in today’s eShop update. I feel like I’m justified, because Nintendo is phoning it in too. There are only five new games this week, so nothing distracts from Kirby and the Rainbow Curse. All we get are 2 games and 1 game. There aren’t even any appealing eShop more »

Nintendo eShop Update for February 12, 2015

Today’s is practically here only in spirit. Yes, some and games were released, but it was a cursory gesture. Why? The New 3DS XL, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D, and Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate are being released tomorrow. Nintendo wants you to focus on those, not eShop exclusives. So we only get 5 more »

Nintendo eShop Update for February 5, 2015

Today is an odd kind of update. It’s really more about the sales, rather than the new games. There are 2 and 5 games newly arrived on the stores, but you can tell it’s a lackluster week when the only things appealing are virtual console games and a port of a mobile title. Not that more »

Nintendo eShop Update for January 29, 2015

Ready for an update? This is a good one. and will be rejoicing. I mean, we get a cheap, digital version of the Metroid Prime: Trilogy, Gunman Clive 2, and a chance to try Code Name: S.T.E.A.M.. It’s a good day. As for sales, it’s the last week of the Throwback Sale on the eShop. more »

Punch-Out!! on Wii U is great, with one exception

When Nintendo announced digital Wii games on the Wii U eShop, I was pretty excited. Mostly because Punch-Out!!, one of the Wii’s low-key greats, was on its way for a great price. Next Level Games has done great work every time it had a Nintendo property to play with, and Punch-Out!! is no exception. The more »

Nintendo eShop Update for January 22, 2015

It’s Thursday, which means it’s one of those days. An update kind of affair. There are six games available right now, with 3 on the and 5 on the . Did that not make sense? Let me elaborate – some of the games are multiplatform. It’s also a rather big sale week on the eShop. more »

Nintendo eShop Update for January 15, 2015

An ? Well, don’t mind if I do. Especially since this is a big one with 7 games and 4 for the . You have to appreciate a big day. Though, the eShop sales are probably the bigger deal. A Throwback Sale is taking 50% off older Nintendo games every week until February 5, 2015. more »

Nintendo eShop Update for January 8, 2015

I don’t know how it is where you are, but it’s zero here in Chicago. That’s not even counting windchill. Days like this, you’ve got to stay indoors, maybe browse the for something new, and be thankful you have consoles and handhelds to keep you occupied. This week is a pretty good one for eShop more »

Nintendo eShop Update for January 1, 2015

Happy New Year! Nintendo’s already here to welcome you in to 2015 with a fresh update. Fortunately, if you’re too busy with other things, you won’t miss too much if you don’t catch this one. There are only two Virtual Console games, one for the and one for the. There are also four sales. Shovel more »

Nintendo eShop Update for December 25, 2014

Merry Christmas! Here’s your very festive update. I’m going to keep this list of and games short, because odds are we all have something better to do today. Do make sure you set aside some time to check the eShop later today, though, because there are a number of 3DS and Wii U games on more »

Nintendo eShop Update for December 18, 2014

Well, this is a massive update. Nothing terribly, super awesome in it for the or , though. It’s not like we got the 3DS Badge Grab Center. Probably the only thing I’d recommend is Fairune for the 3DS, since most of the stuff in this week’s eShop update is shovelware. As for sales, there are more »