Fire Emblem finishes off the year

It’s a predictably quiet week for the Nintendo eShop, but the few new arrivals are worth considering and the week’s discounts aren’t to be sniffed at either. The digital version of Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker is the headliner, arriving on Friday for £34.99. At the time of typing the retail version is £28 on Amazon …

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Christmas comes to the Nintendo eShop

There’s no stopping for Christmas where Nintendo is concerned – the eShop is due several new titles on Christmas day, including four notable Virtual Console releases for Wii U. Another bunch of digital downloads from Activision are en route too. Prices are so laughably unjust that we almost chose to omit them from this round-up, …

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Art of Balance demo due on Wii U eShop this week

Digital versions of ancient Activision titles, a couple of obscure Virtual Console re-releases and another handful of 3DS themes. If you’re finding it hard to get excited about this week’s eShop schedule then you’re not alone. Those Virtual Console releases are Capcom curios Mighty Final Fight (£3.49) and Street Fighter 2010: The Final Fight (£3.49) …

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A big week for Nintendo

This week belongs to Nintendo. Not only do we have the biggest Wii U launch of the year – in the form of Super Smash Bros. – but also the eagerly anticipated Pokémon Alpha Sapphire/Omega Ruby on 3DS. Super Smash Bros. for Wii U is due on the eShop this Friday, but at £49.99 you’d …

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Swap it like it’s hot

Football Up Online, The Swapper, a bunch of premium-priced downloads and two Mega Man Virtual Console re-releases – that’s what you’ll find on the UK Nintendo eShop this week. Curve Digital’s puzzle platformer hybrid The Swapper performed very well on PlayStation, with the PS Vita version in particular gaining a lofty 86% Metacritic. “The Swapper …

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You’re never alone with a clone

Hot on the heels of Bayonetta 2 comes another Wii U essential – Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones. Curve Digital’s anticipated co-op stealth puzzler launches on the eShop this Thursday, along with half-a-dozen other releases. When Curve announced that they were defecting to the Wii U for Stealth Inc’s sequel it caused something …

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Bayonetta’s back with a bang

This week’s Nintendo eShop line-up is mostly comprised of premium-priced retail downloads. When Bayonetta 2 is amongst them though we aren’t going to complain. Especially when the price is pretty reasonable – £39.99, or £24.99 if you’ve downloaded the original Bayonetta. That’s £24.99, or £9.99 if you’ve downloaded Bayonetta 2. As you’ve no doubt seen …

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It’s on like Donkey Kong

Well, this week’s Nintendo eShop line-up is certainly far more interesting than the last few. There’s Lone Survivor: The Director’s Cut on Wii U, some Hyrule Warriors DLC and another sizeable sale. This week also sees a double dose of Donkey Kong – throughout October Nintendo are releasing all three Donkey Kong Country and DK …

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Two NES curios hit the UK Nintendo eShop

The handful of new games en route to the Nintendo eShop this Thursday are overshadowed somewhat by two unexpected additions to the Virtual Console library. Hot on the heels of last week’s Street Fighter 2010 comes another curio from Capcom – Mighty Final Fight. Released on NES in 1993 – making it a late arrival …

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