Weekly Nintendo Download: January 15th (North America)

Super Mario Galaxy 2 Power Star

Red plumber Mario and his companion Yoshi has successfully obtained a Power Star in “Super Mario Galaxy 2.” (Photo Credit by Nerd Underground)

Soaring through the ocean of stars

Its that special day that’s in between Wednesday and Friday, therefore, you know what that means — more new content for the Nintendo eShop!

This week brings the re-release of our famous red plumber who’s traveling through galactic skies in order to save Princess Peach in “Super Mario Galaxy 2.” Moreover, SEGA is bringing another wave of 3D classics titles that replicates the authentic arcade experience with “3D After Burner II” being the first pick. Lastly, there’s a wide array of deals that’s being offered from select first and third party titles, along with some indie games as well.

In case if you missed last week’s updates, the details can be read here.

Nevertheless, here’s what’s available for the Wii U and 3DS this week:

Wii U eShop:

  • Family Tennis SP: (Shin’en Multimedia, $4.99)
  • Electronic Super Joy: Groove City: (Yazar Media Group, $4.99)
  • uWordsmith: (CHUDCHUD Industries, $1.99)

Wii U Virtual Console:

  • Street Fighter 2010: The Final Fight: (Capcom, $4.99)

Wii U eShop “Throwback” Sale:

  • Super Mario Galaxy 2: (Nintendo, originally $19.99 — now $9.99 until Jan. 22)
  • Super Mario 3D World: (Nintendo, originally $59.99 — now $44.99 until Jan. 22)
  • Super Mario Advance 3: Yoshi’s Island: (Nintendo, originally $7.99 — now $5.99 until Jan. 22)
  • Pushmo World: (Nintendo, originally $9.99 — now $7.49 until Jan. 22)

Wii U eShop (Permanent) Discounts:

  • LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham: (Warner Bros., originally $49.99 — now $39.99)
  • The LEGO Movie Videogame: (Warner Bros., originally $29.99 — now $19.99)
  • LEGO The Hobbit: (Warner Bros., originally $29.99 — now $19.99)

3DS eShop:

  • 3D After Burner II: (SEGA, $5.99)
  • Space Lift Danger Panic!: (Springloaded, $2.99)
  • Quell Memento: (Circle Entertainment, $3.99)
  • Best of Mahjong: (Cosmigo, $3.99)
  • Soccer Up Online: (EnjoyUp Games, $3.99)

3DS Virtual Console:

  • Lufia: The Legend Returns: (Natsume, $5.99)

3DS eShop “Throwback” Sales:

  • Yoshi’s New Island: (Nintendo, originally $39.99 — now $29.99)
  • Pushmo: (Nintendo, originally $6.99 — now $3.49)

3DS eShop (Permanent) Discounts:

  • LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham: (Warner Bros., originally $29.99 — now $19.99)
  • Soccer Up 3D: (EnjoyUp Games, originally $6.99 — now $2.99)

3DS eShop Demo:

  • Asterix: The Mansions of the Gods: (Bigben Interactive)

What games will you be downloading on eShop this week? Let me know in the comments below.

Brandon is a gaming enthusiast who enjoys reporting news and information that pertains to Nintendo. He goes out of his way to own the latest consoles/handhelds, so he can play exclusive games that appeals to him. Given the amount of time, energy, effort, and resources he invests towards gaming; Brandon will try the best within his powers to provide great game related Q&A, FAQs, hints, and tips.

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