Super Smash Bros. DLC – Fans of the Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS and Wii U games can now add even more fun with several free updates and new DLC for purchase on both versions. Free updates include a K.K. Slider costume for Mii Fighters, plus new Community Tournament and Regular Tournament modes and the ability to upload saved replays to YouTube. Players can also purchase new Mii Fighter costumes, from Samus’ Armor to an SSB-logo Hoodie, as well as Peach’s Castle and Hyrule Castle stages from the original Nintendo 64 version of the game. For full details, visithttp://www.smashbros.com/us/.
New Splatoon Update – The Splatoon game for the Wii U console just got a massive free content update. The update includes two new modes: Squad Battle and Private Battle. Squad Battle lets players create a squid squad with friends and head into Ranked Battle modes together, while Private Battle lets two to eight friends battle together in customizable matches. There are also new weapons, level-cap increases, more than 40 new types of gear and more to come throughout the rest of the summer. For more details, visithttp://splatoon.nintendo.com.
Also New this Week
Golden Sun: The Lost Age – It is the dawn of a new age. The heroes ofGolden Sun have been abandoned, and the land is falling into darkness. Now the world’s final hope may also be its doom. Manipulate the environment with psychic energy and fell whatever beast stands in your way to safeguard humanity before the heroes of the original Golden Sun can stop you. Click here to view a trailer for the game.
ONIMUSHA TACTICS – Prepare to be thrust into massive, old world feudal battles in which every move is a struggle for power in this Game Boy Advance strategy game. Join Onimaru, a young Ogre Clan warrior on a mighty quest to defeat Nobunaga and his enemy Genma armies.
Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight – Experience a new story with a fixed party, voiced dialogue and animated cut scenes in the incredible world of Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight. Or revisit the original Etrian Odyssey 2 game with updated graphics and a full roster of classes. Whichever path you choose, there will be exciting dungeons and frightening enemies! Click here to view a trailer for the game.
Pokémon Rumble World Update Bonus – Download the latest version of the Pokémon Rumble World game for your Nintendo 3DS system today! Once you do, you’ll be able to visit a new area and get bonus items. First, take a ride on the newly added Lucky Balloon. It will take you to a mysterious area called Changing Land, where you’re more likely to meet Pokémon you haven’t yet caught. The Lucky Balloon will be added to the hot air balloons available in the shop. It’s free, but you’ll need to have reached Adventure Rank 40 to ride on it. Enter the following password into your game to receive 100 Poké Diamonds after you update: 48213190. You have to reach Adventure Rank 4 before you can enter the password. Click here for more details.
- Best of Arcade Games – Brick Breaker (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
- Best of Arcade Games – Tetraminos (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
- Japanese Rail Sim 3D Journey to Kyoto – Full and Demo Versions (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
- Jewel Quest 4 Heritage (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
- PICROSS e6 (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
- Art Academy: Home Studio Art Contest – Enter the Art Academy: Home Studio art contest for your chance to win a $20 Nintendo eShop Card code! Upload a time-lapse video of your work to YouTube using the “Recordings” feature in the game and tweet us @NintendoAmerica with a link to your video and the hashtags #ContestEntry and #NintendoArtContest between Aug. 6 at 7 a.m. PT and Aug. 20 at 5 p.m. PT. Click here to view a video highlighting this contest.
- NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Must be a legal resident of US (incl. DC) or Canada (excl. Quebec) 18+. Deadline: 8/20/15. 25 winners receive a Nintendo eShop Card code (ARV $20 ea). Additional terms and conditions apply. Click here for official rules. Sponsor: Nintendo of America Inc.
New Animal Crossing: New Leaf Items
Between Feb. 1 and Nov. 7, every two weeks Nintendo will release a new item that has only been available in the Japanese version of Animal Crossing: New Leaf. To get them, visit your nearest Nintendo Zone!
Nintendo eShop Sales
- Nintendo eShop on Nintendo Wii U
- GetClose: A game for RIVALS is 66 percent off (reduced from $2.99 to $0.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on August 27.
- Stealth Inc. 2: A Game of Clones is 50 percent off (reduced from $14.99 to $7.49) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 27.
- Blok Drop U, Spikey Walls, TOSS N GO and more titles from RCMADIAX are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on September 30.
- Plenty of Fishies is 40 percent off (reduced from $4.99 to $2.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on September 30.
- Tiny Galaxy is 33 percent off (reduced from $5.99 to $3.99) beginning at 9 a.m. PT on August 7 until 8:59 a.m. PT on September 30.
- Elliot Quest is 15 percent off (reduced from $12.99 to $10.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on August 13
- High Strangeness is 50 percent off (reduced from $9.99 to $4.99) beginning at 9 a.m. PT on Aug. 3 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 9.
- 99Moves, Abyss and Rock Zombie from EnjoyUp are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 27.
- 99Seconds (Wii U), Soccer Up 3D (Nintendo 3DS) and other select games from EnjoyUp are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 13.
- Squids Odyssey (Wii U and Nintendo 3DS) is 60 percent off (reduced from $14.99 to $5.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 13.
- Angry Bunnies: Colossal Carrot Crusade (Wii U), Angry Bunnies(Nintendo 3DS), Color Zen (Wii U and Nintendo 3DS) and more titles from Cypronia are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on August 31.
- Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
- Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl is 50 percent off (reduced from $29.99 to $14.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 10.
- Brunch Panic, KAMI and Sweet Memories – Blackjack from Circle Entertainment are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 27.
- Castle Conqueror Defender, Demon King Box and Quell Mementofrom Circle Entertainment are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 20.
- Toys vs. Monsters is 50 percent off (reduced from $3.99 to $1.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 23.
- Zombie Panic in Wonderland DX is 37 percent off (reduced from $8 to $4.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 15.
- Bit Boy!! Arcade and PUZZLEBOX Setup from Bplus are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on August 31.
- Mystery Case Files: Dire Grove, 4 Elements and more games from Tulip Games are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Jan. 1.
- Winter Sports: Feel the Spirit is 40 percent off (reduced from $9.99 to $5.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Oct. 1.
Themes on the Nintendo 3DS
- New themes this week include:
Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition
- A-Train 3D: City Simulator has been reduced to $19.99 (from $29.99).
- Shin Megami Tensei IV will be reduced to $19.99 (from $29.99) beginning at 9 a.m. PT on Aug. 10.