3D After Burner 2 and Throwback Sale headline US eShop update

By Stephany Nunneley
15 January 2015 16:32 GMT

Nintendo has updated the eShop offerings for North America, and as promised yesterday, an updated version of the popular classic from SEGA, After Burner 2, has arrived on Virtual Console.

The game has been remastered for 3DS, and for those unfamiliar with the title, it tasks the player will piloting an F-14D fighter through enemy territory. Players will need to shoot down squadrons of enemy fighters. A video and screens for the title are below.

Lufia: The Legend Returns has also been released for Virtual Console, along with Street Fighter 2010.

Nintendo is also hosting a Throwback Sale for Wii U titles, as well as the Super Indie Connection Sale which runs through January 29.

The full update is below.

Virtual Console

  • 3D After Burner 2 – 3DS
  • Lufia: The Legend Returns – 3DS
  • Street Fighter 2010: The Final Fight – Wii U

Throwback Sale on Wii U

The sale starts today and runs through February 5. More details are available through the Nintendo eShop website. Sale prices are listed below.

  • Pushmo – $3.49
  • Pushmo World – $7.49
  • Super Mario 3D World – $44.99
  • Super Mario Advance 3: Yoshi’s Island – $5.99
  • Super Mario Galaxy 2 – $9.99
  • Yoshi’s New Island – $29.99

Price Reductions

  • LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham for Wii U has been reduced to $39.99 (from $49.99)
  • The LEGO Movie Videogame for Wii U has been reduced to $19.99 (from $29.99)
  • LEGO The Hobbit for Wii U has been reduced to $19.99 (from $29.99)
  • LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham for Nintendo 3DS has been reduced to $19.99 (from $29.99)
  • Soccer Up 3D for Nintendo 3DS has been reduced to $2.99 (from $6.99)

New This Week on the eShop

  • Electronic Super Joy: Groove City (Wii U)
  • Family Tennis SP (Wii U)
  • uWordsmith (Wii U)
  • Asterix The Mansions of the Gods – Demo Version (3DS)
  • Best of Mahjong (3DS)
  • Soccer Up Online (3DS)
  • Space Lift Danger Panic! (3DS)
  • Quell Memento (3DS) – Available January 16
  • WRC Official Game of the FIA World Rally Championship (demo also available) (3DS)

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