It’s Thursday and that means the Nintendo eShop has been updated with new games for Wii U and 3DS owners to consider. On Aug. 29 Nintendo updated the eShop with several brand new games for the Wii U, a new Virtual Console title for 3DS, and a short-term sale on one of the 3DS’ most popular games.
The highlight game additions made to the eShop this week are: Pokémon Rumble U for Wii U, the digital release of Rayman Legends (available on Tuesday, Sept. 3), The Legend of Zelda for the Wii U Virtual Console, and Wario Land 3 for the 3DS Virtual Console.
In addition to this nice spread of new software, BIT.TRIP SAGA for 3DS will be on sale for $4.99 starting on Sept. 1. The sale will run until Sept. 15.
Pokémon Rumble U is the Wii U’s big digital title of the week. Featuring similar to Nintendo 3DS title, Pokémon Rumble Blast (full review), Pokémon Rumble U is a fun, arena style game that allows players to battle all 649 Pokémon type. Players can also purchase Pokémon NFC figures that will unlock the Pokémon in the game for use – these figures are sold exclusively at GameStop for $3.99.
This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:
Nintendo eShop on Wii U
Pokémon Rumble U – Battle your way through enemies and experience an epic adventure. The world of Pokémon Rumble U is split into several areas with fearsome bosses. Get ready to take on multiple battle stages using all 649 Pokémon as you progress through each area – you’ll have to be victorious in each one to continue. You can also purchase Pokémon Rumble U NFC Figures to help you on your journey. NFC Figures can be scanned using the Wii U GamePad controller to receive in-game Pokémon. NFC Figures are optional and sold separately. They are not required to complete the game.
Rayman Legends – Conquer a new platforming adventure in the biggest Rayman® game ever created. Use the Wii U GamePad to take out enemies, manipulate platforms and cut ropes to clear a path. Rayman Legends is available on Sept. 3.
Virtual Console on Wii U
The Legend of Zelda – It’s dangerous to go alone! Take this. In The Legend of Zelda, the original masterpiece that started it all, help Link™ collect the captured pieces of the Triforce, rescue the princess and thwart Ganon’s evil plans.
Virtual Console on Nintendo 3DS
Wario Land 3 – Smash, bash and crash your way through more than two dozen gigantic levels in search of hidden keys, treasures and mystical music boxes. Become Fat Wario, Zombie Wario, Vampire Wario and other zany forms. Seek out the 100 treasures to reveal secrets, open new levels and power up Wario with even more abilities.
Nintendo eShop Sale
BIT.TRIP SAGA – BIT.TRIP SAGA, the Nintendo 3DS game that morphs all six BIT.TRIP games into one, is on sale for a limited time starting Sept. 1. Experience the challenge of the rhythmic galaxies through the head of CommanderVideo, and ride along with him as he completes his mission and returns home. Download the game at a discounted price of $4.99 until 9 a.m. PT on Sept. 15.