Weekly Nintendo Download: January 1st (North America)

Pokemon Pinball Ruby Sapphire Table (Revised)

A traditional pinball-style table that features Pokémon attraction in “Pokémon Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire.” (Photo Credit by YouTube)

Pokémon themed pinball on the go

It’s the start of a brand new year, and it happens to fall on a day where the eShop, on both entities, receives new content.

The highlight of this week is a spin off Pokémon game that encourages you catch all the critters on a pinball table in “Pokémon Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire.” Moreover, the highly praised indie title “Shovel Knight” is finally on sale for those who haven’t bought yet. Other than that, there really isn’t much changes to be found this week — aside from a couple of other discounted games.

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 Virtual Console:

  • Pokémon Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire: (Nintendo, $7.99)

Wii U eShop (Temporary) Discounts:

  • Shovel Knight: (Yacht Club Games, originally $14.99 — now $9.99 until Jan. 8)
  • Unepic: (EnjoyUp Games, originally $9.99 — now $6.99 until Jan. 29)

3DS Virtual Console:

  • Bionic Commando: Elite Forces: (Nintendo, $5.99)

3DS eShop (Temporary) Discounts:

  • Shovel Knight: (Yacht Club Games, originally $14.99 — now $9.99 until Jan. 8)
  • Dress to Play: Cute Witches!: (EnjoyUp Games, originally $3.99 — now $1.99 until Feb. 1)
  • Dress to Play: Magic Bubbles!: (EnjoyUp Games, originally $3.99 — now $1.99 until Feb. 1)

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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