3DS News

Nintendo eShop Update: 10/22/15 – 10/29/15

Nintendo has updated their digital store with new additions for the Wii U and 3DS for the week of Oct. 22, 2015. Below is a list of new releases and sales.

Wii U

  • Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water
    “Investigate a series of suspicious disappearances while surviving the haunted woods atop the mysterious Mt. Hikami. The Wii U GamePad controller is now your Camera Obscura, which is used to defend against lethal ghosts. Download this free-to-start game and play most of the prologue and first two terrifying chapters for free. To continue playing, purchase the full game upgrade in the Nintendo eShop. Find it under downloadable content.”
    – Nintendo press release

  • Just Dance 2016
    “The newest game in the popular franchise features two ways to play. Use your Wii Remote controller or download the Just Dance Controller app on your smartphone to bust a move to ‘Uptown Funk’ by Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars, feel the beat in ‘All About That Bass’ by Meghan Trainor and many more top hits. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.”
    – Nintendo press release
  • Just Dance: Disney Party 2
    “Just Dance and Disney are back together, bringing the greatest dance game for the whole family with music from the hottest Disney Channel shows, in Just Dance: Disney Party 2. Dance like the stars from the most popular Disney Channel shows and movies. With a great selection of family favorite songs, fun dances, and kid-friendly gameplay, children of all ages can dance along with family and friends.”
    – Description on game’s page at nintendo.com
  • Slender: The Arrival
    “Slender: The Arrival is the official video game adaption of Slender Man, developed in collaboration with Eric ‘Victor Surge’ Knudson, creator of the paranormal phenomenon that has been terrifying the curious-minded around the world since its inception, with Mark Hadley and Blue Isle Studios.”
    – Description on game’s page at nintendo.com
  • Ascent of Kings
    “The death of a King. An epic challenge to choose a new ruler. Will the youngest of four brothers turn out to be the strongest? Will a boy become King? The answer is up to you.”
    – Description on game’s page at nintendo.com
  • Color Bombs
    “COLOR BOMBS is the messiest chain-reaction game ever! Aim using the control stick, strategically picking your mark, then press the A button to catch the COLOR BOMBS in the required succession. 60 levels of varying difficulty. The perfect title for casual players and core gamers alike!”
    – Description on game’s page at nintendo.com
  • Cutie Pets Pick Berries
    “Welcome to Cutie Pets Pick Berries! Activate your fun feelings by connecting matching berries in this fast-paced puzzle game. Want more than fun feelings? Want to feel superior? Want to put your bear arms to use? Get score multipliers by completing the board quickly or matching all the berries in one stroke. Now you have a score so astronomical it hurts to conceptualize its magnitude. What now? Post your astronomical high score to Miiverse and get praise from Mandeer and tears of amazement from your fellow berry pickers. Did I mention that for every achievement you get, you also unlock a sweet stamp to post on Miiverse?! Yeah, yeah, I know, we spoil you. It’s because we love you.”
    – Description on game’s page at nintendo.com
  • Super Ghouls ’n Ghosts (Virtual Console)
    “A remake of the third game in the legendary Ghosts ’n Goblins series, the Super Ghouls ’n Ghosts game for the Super NES features an additional game mode with new stages. Players take control of Arthur and defeat the creatures of the night to save the day once more.”
    – Nintendo press release


  • The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes
    “Grab two friends and prepare for a bold new adventure inThe Legend of Zelda series. Each of you will play as Link, working together to conquer inventive dungeons and bosses. For the first time, stack three Links into a totem to solve puzzles and defeat enemies. Don’t forget to pick an outfit to wear – each one offers a different boost or ability!”
    – Nintendo press release

  • Dragon Ball Z: Extreme Butoden
    “Z-Warriors, prepare for an extreme battle! Featuring more than 100 characters from the Dragon Ball Z universe, feel the destructive power of bone-crushing blows as you execute and chain together multi-hit combos. Command character-specific move sets and unleash epic Super Moves to deal devastating damage! Click here to watch a trailer for the game.”
    – Nintendo press release
  • Gunslugs 2
    “If you like over-the-top action, chaos, explosions and weirdness, then you’ll love theGunslugs 2 game. The game is a combination of fast run-and-gun game play mixed with elements of all our favorite movies and pop art from the ’80s and ’90s. Click here to watch a trailer for the game.”
    – Nintendo press release
  • Adventure Time: Finn and Jake Investigations
    “Adventure Time: Finn & Jake Investigations is an all-new, story-driven 3D adventure game. Strange stuff is happening in the Land of Ooo (stranger than usual anyway). Luckily Finn and Jake are on the case! This mysterious adventure will put their detective skills to the test as they search for clues, interrogate witnesses and piece together the evidence to save the day. They might even have to bust up a few goons along the way, but it’s nothing that Finn & Jake Investigations can’t handle!”
    – Description on game’s page at nintendo.com
  • Gravity Falls: Legend of the Gnome Gemulets
    “Gravity Falls: Legend of the Gnome Gemulets, powered by the acclaimed UbiArt Framework game engine, brings the look and feel of the show to Nintendo 3DS systems. Meet characters like Soos, Grunkle Stan, Old Man McGucket, and more!”
    – Description on game’s page at nintendo.com
  • Wizdom
    “The inhabitants of the land of Wizdom love transformation potions to change their look. The famous master potion makers have also been perfecting the art of concocting potions since the dawn of time, and have completed their mastery of combining blobs. All you apprentice potion makers, today you must prove yourselves and satisfy your sometimes demanding clients who inhabit the lands of the Realm! Wizdom is a title with unique gameplay where you must be able to satisfy hordes of starving clients! Travel the Four Realms and pit your talents against the inhabitants and guardians! Seek out new ingredients, legendary outfits and learn how to use their extraordinary powers.”
    – Description on game’s page at nintendo.com
  • YO-KAI WATCH (Demo)
    “Try out the Japanese sensation before it hits U.S. shores on Nov. 6! Hundreds of sometimes spooky, sometimes cute and usually mischievous Yo-kai secretly inhabit our world. Discover these secret tricksters to battle and befriend them. Turn them into a team on your Yo-kai Watch and take down troublemaking Yo-kai to help people in need.”
    – Nintendo press release

  • Fairune (Demo)
    “A girl has been chosen to become a heroine. An adventure filled with mystery awaits her. During her adventure, she’ll need to find weapons to defeat monsters, and to level up. She also needs to collect items, find secret passages, and solve puzzles. Once she has unlocked three ancient statues, she has to seal a mysterious menace away forever.”
  • Stella Glow (Demo)
    “For an entire millennium, the world has been devoid of “song” as a result of a savage war. Only 5 Witches left in the land are able to use “song magic.” However, Hilda the Witch of Destruction plans to eliminate the other Witches and the world with her curse of Crystallization. Alto and the Regnant Knights must now do all they can to stop Hilda, starting with recruiting the other Witches and using their power of song to break the curse. Befriend the Witches, dive into their Spirit Worlds, and defeat the enemies causing their inner turmoil to level up their powers! Magic, weapons, and superior tactics are necessary to get through the barrage of enemies you’ll discover. In addition to combat, make sure to plan out your tasks during free time. Balance combat and free time in game, as both are necessary to advance the story! Make your choices wisely and save the world!”

Sales, Specials & More

Costume Quest 2

  • The Quiet Collection is $3.99 starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24, until 8:59 a.m. PT on Saturday, Nov. 7.
  • ATLUS has their games Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth and Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers on sale starting at 9 a.m. PT on Monday, Oct. 26, until 8:59 a.m. PT on Monday, Nov. 9.
  • CIRCLE Entertainment has their games Quell Memento, Demon King Box and more on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Thursday, Nov. 12.
  • Funky Physics is $0.99 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Thursday, Nov. 12.
  • EnjoyUp Games has their titles 99Moves, 99Seconds and more on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Thursday, Nov. 19.
  • Gamemill Entertainment has their games Big Hero 6 Battle in the Bay, Disney Frozen: Olaf’s Quest and more on sale starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 24, until 8:59 a.m. PT on Tuesday, Dec. 1.
  • The Master System Theme is now available to download on the 3DS. The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes: Brave Trio and Totem Time themes will be – available Oct. 23.
  • Miiverse Monster-a-thon
    “Celebrate Halloween early in the Miiverse Monster-a-thon community! From Oct. 23 to Nov. 1, take part in all kinds of spooky special events, including fun polls and challenges. Don’t miss out on game events featuring the Super Mario Maker, Mario Party 10 and Yoshi’s Woolly World games for the Wii U system, as well as the The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes and Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer games for the Nintendo 3DS system. Happy gaming!”
    – Nintendo press release
  • Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. “Election Day” Tournament
    “See how your squad stacks up online in Nintendo’s Public Tournaments. Top players earn unique titles that are visible online and earn major bragging rights with your friends and around the world. The new “Election Day” tournament runs Oct. 27 through Nov. 3. Opt in via the SpotPass feature on your Nintendo 3DS system for notifications about future tournaments. Good luck, agents!”
    – Nintendo press release

Ongoing sales from the weeks of Oct. 1, Oct. 8 and Oct. 15

Below is a list of games on the Wii U and 3DS eShops that still have ongoing sales originally listed during the weeks of Oct 1Oct. 8 and Oct. 15.

Oct. 1

Oct. 8

Oct. 15

Etrian Odyssey IV Legends of Titan Art

Robbie Key is the Nintendo editor for Analog Addiction, Assistant News Editor for The Daily Sentinel and former editor-in-chief of The Pine Log at Stephen F. Austin State University, where he is now an alumnus. Follow his completely relevant Twitter updates, watch his awesometacular YouTube videos and view his LinkedIn profile.


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