Weekly Nintendo Download: October 23rd (North America)

Bayonetta 2 Battle

The demonic female protagonist Bayonetta encounters the mysterious Masked Lumen in “Bayonetta 2.” (Photo Credit by Game Spot)

Nearly a four-year hiatus since her last adventure

It’s that special day that’s in between Wednesday and Friday, therefore, you know what that means — more eShop updates for the console and handheld.

This week brings nothing but stellar content, such as the crafty witch embarking her new adventure in “Bayonetta 2.” Moreover, one of the best proclaimed GameBoy Advance “metroid-vania” from Konami’s “Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow” makes an appearance, as well as WayForward’s highly anticipated release of “Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse.”

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 Retail:

  • Bayonetta: (Nintendo, $29.99 — or $9.99 if purchased with Bayonetta 2)
  • Bayonetta 2: (Nintendo, $49.99 — or $29.99 if purchased with Bayonetta)
  • Just Dance 2015: (Ubisoft, $39.99)
  • The Voice: (Activision, $39.90)

Wii U Virtual Console:

  • Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow: (Konami, $7.99)

3DS eShop:

  • Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse: (WayForward, $19.99)
  • Castle Conqueror EX: (CIRCLE Entertainment, $3.99)
  • KORG DSN-12: (DETUNE Ltd, $36.99)
  • Secret Journeys: Cities of the World: (Teyon, $4.99)
  • Magical Diary: Secret Sharing: (Collavier Corporation, $4.99)

3DS Retail:

  • Fantasy Life: (Nintendo, $39.99)
  • Pokemon Art Academy: (Nintendo, $29.99)
  • Saban’s Power Rangers Super Megaforce: (Bandai Namco, $29.99)
  • Big Hero 6 Battle in the Bay: (GameMill Entertainment, $29.99)
  • The Legend of Korra: A New Era Begins: (Activision, $29.99)

3DS eShop (Temporary) Discounts:

  • Sweet Memories Blackjack: (CIRCLE Entertainment, originally $3.99 — now $2.79)
  • Wakedas: (CIRCLE Entertainment, originally $2.99 — now $1.99)


  • Magical Diary: Secrets Sharing (Collavier Corporation, $4.99)

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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