This week’s E3 has left us reeling with all the Zelda coverage, but there’s another surprise waiting on the eShop. Read on to find out which game had a stealth release this week!
Wii U Virtual Console
- Drill Dozer – $7.99 – Game Freak’s 2006 GBA title was one of the only two games for the system to use a built-in rumble pack. As Jill, you’ll be plowing through hordes of enemies with, you guessed it, a drill.
Wii U Retail
- Terraria – $29.99 – The 2011 sandbox games finally makes its way to Wii U. Naturally, the GamePad is used to interact with the game’s world.
Wii U Download
- Run Run and Die – $3.99 – A gruesome runner game starring a penguin!
- Twin Robot – $4.99 – This 2.5 platformer places you in command of two robots.
Wii for Wii U Download
- Super Paper Mario – $19.99 – To tide you over for Paper Mario: Color Splash, here’s Paper Mario’s take on an action-platformer. This 2007 title had you switching between 2D and 3D dimensions.
3DS Virtual Console
- Mega Man 7 – $7.99 – The seventh iteration of Mega Man was the only one on the SNES, as it took a backseat to the Mega Man X franchise.
- Rhythm Heaven Megamix –$29.99– That’s right: Rhythm Heaven Megamix is available NOW as a 3DS eShop exclusive! Host to mini-games from all across the series, Megamix introduces a Story Mode new to the franchise. Unfortunately, Europe will have to wait a bit longer (October 21), but they’ll get a physical release in return.
For starters, Nintendo’s celebrating E3 by offering select games at a discount. Not only are select games from Zelda and Pokemon 40 percent off, but the original BoxBoy! is included as well to prepare new fans for the upcoming sequel. Anyone with a My Nintendo account will get a further 10 percent discount on these games, too. Meanwhile, third-party games like Mutant Mudds: Super Challenge (3DS) and Word Party (Wii U) are 25 percent off and on sale, respectively.
Will you be picking up anything this week? Let us know in the comments!