Mega Man Xtreme and Mach Rider arrive on Nintendo’s Virtual Console service
Out this week:
Releasing this week in the Nintendo Wii U eShop this week is Stick it to the Man from Ripstone Publishing, and Mach Rider (Wii U Virtual Console) from Nintendo for $9.99 and $4.99, respectively. As for the Nintendo 3DS eShop, Nintendo is rolling in with Mario Golf: World Tour for $29.99 along with 3 other DLC buying options and Kirby: Triple Deluxe. Mega Man Xtreme from Capcom will also be blasting into the Nintendo 3DS eShop for $4.99. Also out this week are Abyss from EnjoyUp Games, Azada from Tulip Games, PICROSS e4 from Jupiter Corporation, and Tiny Games – Knights & Dragons from Reactor for $1.99, $5.99, $5.99, and $2.99, respectively.
Stick it to the Man
- Game Description: Meet Ray: He lives in a world where everything is made out of paper and stickers. One day he has an accident and wakes up with a giant pink spaghetti arm sticking out of his brain. This gives him awesome powers to change the world around him by folding, tearing and pulling off stickers! And if that weren’t enough, Ray can also read people’s minds using the Wii U GamePad controller.
- Game Description: It’s the year 2112. Earth has been invaded by the forces of evil. Battle the invaders as you race from sector to sector on your motorcycle, dodging obstacles and searching for survivors. For a different challenge, you can even create your own course in Design Mode, using the various twists, turns and straightaways the game has to offer.
Mario Golf: World Tour
- Game Description: Go clubbing around the world with Mario! Tee off as your favorite Mushroom Kingdom or Mii character while challenging players online. Shoot into Warp Pipes and dodge Piranha Plants in Mushroom Kingdom areas or take a shot at the nature-themed courses. Mario Golf: World Tour will be available on May 2.
Kirby: Triple Deluxe
- Game Description: Pink? Check. Puffy? Check. Powerful? You have no idea. Devour trees, obstacles and huge chunks of the environment with Kirby’s Hypernova ability and inhale enemies to copy their abilities like Archer, Circus and Bell. It’s a grand new Kirby adventure, plus a new multiplayer battle mode: Kirby Fighters! Kirby: Triple Deluxe will be available on May 2.
Mega Man Xtreme
- Game Description: It’s Mega May! Every Thursday in May, a different Mega Man game will launch in the Virtual Console section of the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS. Today’s release: Mega Man Xtreme. This spinoff to the Mega Man X games was originally released on Game Boy Color. In the action-packed platformer, Mega Man X must join forces with Middy, a genius hacker, and his partner Zero to restore peace. Help them defeat strong robotic enemies, obtain new abilities and clean up crime!
Tiny Games – Knights & Dragons
Nintendo eShop Sales
Also this week, Circle Ent. and Atlus have put one of their Nintendo 3DS eShop games up for sale at a discounted rate for a limited time.
Nintendo 3DS -
- Tappingo (CIRCLE Ent.) - Starting today through 9 a.m. PT on May 15, get the puzzle game Tappingo for 30% off in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS.
- Shin Megami Tensei IV (Atlus) - For a limited time, well-received RPG Shin Megami Tensei IV is $29.99 in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS. This offer starts at 9 a.m. PT on May 5 and ends at 9 a.m. PT on May 12.
Permanent Price Reductions
- Bird Mania 3D Christmas (Teyon) - Starting today, the price of Bird Mania Christmas 3D is being reduced from $1.99 to $0.99.
- Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist - On May 5, the price of Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist is being reduced from $59.99 to $29.99.
That’s it for this week. Check back next week for news on the latest software releases in the Nintendo eShop.