Dillon’s Rolling Western: The Last Ranger and Mighty Switch Force! 2 in this week’s downloads (27th June)


Some of you may remember back during E3 2011 when Nintendo revealed its new IP for release on the Nintendo eShop. Dillon’s Rolling Western was released during 2012 as a tower defense game, taking advantage of the 3DS’s touch screen to control the protagonist through 3D landscapes. Continue reading

Animal Crossing, Sonic, and other SEGA classics released this week on the Nintendo eShop (13th June)


The game a large number of Nintendo fans have been anticipating for over 2 years is finally being released this week. Animal Crossing: New Leaf will hit the eShop midnight on June 14th, priced at £34.99. For those that haven’t played a previous game in the series, in the Animal Crossing world, the player takes the role of a human character, moving into a town/village populated by cute animals with human-like abilities. Continue reading

The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons & Ages released today on the Nintendo eShop

Today’s weekly eShop update has brought The Legend of Zelda Oracle games to the 3DS Virtual Console. Both games will be discounted for a limited time, costing only £4.49 each until June 20th. Originally released on Game Boy Colour, these games are considered two of the greater 2D Zeldas released. Oracle of Seasons will see Link changing the seasons themselves to aid him with tricky puzzles, while Oracle of Ages has Link set out on a time-spanning adventure, where past decisions affect the future. Both games can be linked together using passwords to carry over items, and to discover other hidden secrets to be found in the games.


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News: Retail Downloads and the Return of Theatrhythm DLC Are This Week’s Download Highlights

We’re in for a treat on the eShop this week – if you don’t mind paying extortionate prices for retail downloads, that is. The eShop’s come a long way since its original inception in June of last year, but for all of its improvements and new additions, surely not one has been as monumental for Nintendo as the introduction of retail downloads. Read on for the lowdown on this week’s new additions to Nintendo’s digital stores. Continue reading

News: American eShop Gets Discounted Mario Games

To celebrate the launch of New Super Mario Bros. 2 on 19th August in North America, Nintendo’s discounting four Virtual Console games on the eShop from 26th July to 22nd August.

$3.99 Super Mario Bros. (NES) 26 July – 1 Aug
$2.99 Super Mario Land (Game Boy) 2 Aug – 8 Aug
$2.99 Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins (Game Boy) 9 Aug – 15 Aug
$2.99 Mario’s Picross (Game Boy) 16 Aug – 22 Aug

There’s been no word of a discount in the UK, so we can only hope that Nintendo of Europe’s deciding to keep quiet for a little longer – especially as New Super Mario Bros. 2 arrives over here two days earlier.

Are there any games here you’d consider downloading at a discounted price?