Nintendo US eShop update: Xenoblade Chronicles 3DS, Pokemon Rumble World, Etrian Mystery Dungeon, more

By Stephany Nunneley, Thursday, 9 April 2015 15:50 GMT

Nintendo has updated the North American end of the eShop with quite a few offerings. Without further ado, let’s get down to it.

eShop 3DS

  • Xenoblade Chronicles 3D – available April 10, New 3DS X only
  • Etrian Mystery Dungeon – also, get the special Nintendo 3DS HOME theme for only 99 cents, and download all five DLC packs for free until May 5.
  • Pokemon Rumble World
  • Runny Egg

eShop Wii U

  • Affordable Space Adventures
  • WarioWare: Touched! – Wii U Virtual Console
  • Yoshi Touch & Go – Wii U Virtual Console

eShop Sales 

  • 3DS and Wii U Super Spring Sale: various games on sale from April 9 through April 20..
  • Tetrobot & Co. is 70% off on Wii U until April 12
  • 99Moves, 99Seconds and Abyss from EnjoyUp Games are on sale for Wii U until May 7.
  • 3D MahJongg, Gardenscapes, Jewel Match 3 and more games from Joindots are on sale for 3DS until April 23
  • WRC Official Game of the FIA World Rally Championship is 42% off on 3DS until April 16
  • Snow Moto Racing 3D is 50% off on 3DS until April 16
  • Heavy Fire: Special Operations 3D is 80% off on 3DS until April 23

Activities

Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. “Four Score” Tournament: See how your Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. squad stacks up online in Nintendo’s Public Tournaments. Top players earn unique titles that are visible online and earn major bragging rights with their friends and around the world. The new “Four Score” tournament runs through April 12. Opt in via the SpotPass feature for notifications on future tournaments.

New Pokemon Shuffle Opportunities

  • Blastoise Competitive Stage – Do your best in a competitive stage featuring Mega Blastoise, available to play until 10 p.m. PT on April 12. Players will be ranked based on the score that they receive on this stage. All those who place in the top 20,000 will be awarded a Blastoisinite, the Mega Stone needed to Mega Evolve Blastoise. You can attempt the competitive stage as many times as you like each day. For more info visit here.
  • Rayquaza’s Special Stage – Rayquaza’s stage will be available to play until 11 p.m. PT on April 19. Rayquaza can only be caught through this special stage, so use this chance to catch it.
  • Rayquaza’s Dragon Talon Skill – If you catch Rayquaza, you will be able to use it as one of your own Pokémon. Rayquaza’s skill is Dragon Talon, which will give your attack 1.5 times the regular damage when you clear Rayquaza from the puzzle area.

Theme Shop on 3DS 

  • Xenoblade Chronicles 3D: Mechonis
  • Xenoblade Chronicles 3D: Monado

Price reductions

  • Watch_Dogs on Wii U has been reduced to $29.99 (from $59.99)
  • LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham on Wii U has been reduced to $29.99 (from $39.99)
  • LEGO Ninjago: Nindroids on Nintendo 3DS has been reduced to $19.99 (from $29.99)
  • Tri-Strip on Wii U is reduced to $1.49 (from $1.99) beginning at 9 a.m. PT on April 9

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