[North America] Nintendo eShop releases of the week (April 9th)

This week, the Nintendo eShop line-up for North America is quite good: Xenoblade Chronicles 3D, Affordable Space Adventures, Pokémon Rumble World, new Nintendo DS Virtual Console titles (including WarioWare: Touched!), and more.

Bolded are titles we recommend.

Wii U

– Affordable Space Adventures

Wii U Virtual Console

– WarioWare: Touched! (Nintendo DS)
– Yoshi Touch & Go (Nintendo DS)

New Nintendo 3DS

– Xenoblade Chronicles 3D

Nintendo 3DS

– Etrian Mystery Dungeon
– Pokémon Rumble World
– Runny Egg

Nintendo 3DS Themes

– Xenoblade Chronicles 3D: Mechonis (Nintendo): 1.99$
– Xenoblade Chronicles 3D: Monado (Nintendo): 1.99$

Nintendo 3DS and Wii U sales

Super Spring Sale! Got some time this Spring Break? Check out these deals in the Nintendo eShop for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U starting April 9 at 9:00 a.m. PT until April 20 at 8:59 a.m. PT. Whether you’re planning a getaway or a “stay-cation,” pick up select great games for up to 30 percent off! Check out http://www.nintendo.com/eshop/offers for more details.

Wii U Sales

– Tetrobot & Co. is 70 percent off (reduced from $9.99 to $2.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on April 12.
– 99Moves, 99Seconds and Abyss from EnjoyUp Games are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on May 7.

Nintendo 3DS Sales

– 3D MahJongg, Gardenscapes, Jewel Match 3 and more games from Joindots are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on April 23.
– WRC Official Game of the FIA World Rally Championship is 42 percent off (reduced from $34.99 to $20) until 8:59 a.m. PT on April 16.
– Snow Moto Racing 3D is 50 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $3.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on April 16.
– Heavy Fire: Special Operations 3D is 80 percent off (reduced from $4.99 to $0.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on April 23.


  • Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. “Four Score” 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 “Four Score” tournament runs through April 12. Opt in via the SpotPass feature for notifications on future tournaments. Good luck, agents!
  • New Pokémon Shuffle Opportunities
    • Blastoise Competitive Stage – Do your best in a competitive stage featuring Mega Blastoise, available to play until 10 p.m. PT on April 12. Players will be ranked based on the score that they receive on this stage. All those who place in the top 20,000 will be awarded a Blastoisinite, the Mega Stone needed to Mega Evolve Blastoise. You can attempt the competitive stage as many times as you like each day. For more info, please visit http://www.pokemonshuffle.com/en-us/connectivity/#blastoise-launch.
    • Rayquaza’s Special Stage – Rayquaza’s stage will be available to play until 11 p.m. PT on April 19. Rayquaza can only be caught through this special stage, so use this chance to catch it!
    • Rayquaza’s Dragon Talon Skill – If you catch Rayquaza, you will be able to use it as one of your own Pokémon. Rayquaza’s skill is Dragon Talon, which will give your attack 1.5 times the regular damage when you clear Rayquaza from the puzzle area.

Price Drops

– Watch_Dogs on Wii U has been reduced to $29.99 (from $59.99).
– LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham on Wii U has been reduced to $29.99 (from $39.99).
– LEGO Ninjago: Nindroids on Nintendo 3DS has been reduced to $19.99 (from $29.99).
– Tri-Strip on Wii U is reduced to $1.49 (from $1.99) beginning at 9 a.m. PT on April 9.


Source: Nintendo PR



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