Wii U games
The latest Mario Kart 8free software update has crossed the finish line and now you can race like never before in 200CC … if you think you’re fast enough. DLC Pack 2 is here, too, with three new characters, four new vehicles and eight new tracks, all for the thrill of the race. DLC Pack 2 is sold separately for $7.99 individually or bundled with Pack 1 for $11.99 from the in-game shop or the Nintendo eShop.
Virtual Console on Wii U
– Race along with Mario and his friends in five single-player modes and over 30 courses. Knock out the competition with your driving skills as you rocket-start the race, use drifting and turbo at critical points and deploy crazy items to gain an advantage.
– Craft your own realm in stunning randomly generated worlds in Cube Creator 3D. You can gather resources, combine elements, explore new worlds and combat strange creatures to survive in this expansive, cubic domain. Grab your copy at an introductory price of $4.99 until 8:59 a.m. PT on May 7.Click here to view the trailer for this game.
Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:New themes this week include:
- Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2:
- Record Breaker: Apocalypse - Available April 28
Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS
– The Psychic-type Pokémon Mewtwo makes its grand entrance! Make it Mega Evolve into Mega Mewtwo Y in its Final Smash, and then use Psystrike to blow away the opposition. Starting on April 28, you can purchase and download the new fighter Mewtwo in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS for $3.99 each game or for $4.99 for both versions.
Nintendo eShop Sales:
Nintendo eShop on Wii U
- Tetrobot & Co. is 70 percent off (reduced from $9.99 to $2.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on April 30.
- Cocoto Magic Circus 2 is 66 percent off (reduced from $29.99 to $9.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on May 7.
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
- Korg DSN-12 and Korg M01D from Detune Ltd. are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on May 7.
- Classic Games Overload: Card & Puzzle Edition is 33 percent off (reduced from $29.99 to $19.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on May 11.
- Van Helsing Sniper Zx100 is 47 percent off (reduced from $6.66 to $3.49) until 8:59 a.m. PT on May 17.
- Soccer Up 3D and Soccer Up Online from EnjoyUp Games are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on May 21.
- Mega May is Back! – Vote Today
During the entire month of May, Nintendo and Capcom are celebrating our favorite blue bomber, Mega Man, with six game releases on the Virtual Console service for Wii U. The Game Boy Advance versions of Mega Man Zero 2, Mega Man Battle Network 3 Blue, Mega Man Battle Network 3 White, Mega Man Battle Network 4 Red Sun, Mega Man Battle Network 4 Blue Moon and Mega Man & Bass will land on the Nintendo eShop throughout the month. Click here to vote for the first game of Mega May, which will launch May 7. Voting is open until 11:59 p.m. PT on April 29.
International StreetPass Week
Take your Nintendo 3DS system on a whirlwind tour without leaving your hometown during International StreetPass Week! Through April 26, collect up to six Mii characters from across Europe, the United States and Canada when you stop by a Nintendo Zone location. U.S. and Canada visitors will even get a special Mii of Reggie Fils-Aime, president of Nintendo of America. Find a Nintendo Zone hotspot near you here.
I find it so strange that Nintendo keeps releasing DS games on Wii U instead of 3DS. That being said I really like MARIO KART DS, but I wouldn't buy it again because Mario kart 8 is such an awesome game it would be hard to go back and play that DS game again.