Nintendo Download Highlights: 06.16.2016

Feel the rhythm!

By Anthony Pelone. Posted 06/16/2016 13:00 Comment on this     ShareThis

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.

3DS Download

  • Rhythm Heaven Megamix –$29.99That’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!

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