Capcom and Nintendo have lowered the price of the well-received Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate for the Wii U. The game is now available to purchase for $39.99 on the Wii U eShop. Yesterday, Capcom announced that Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate for Nintendo 3DS will finally be coming to the West sometime early next year.
Smash castles, crush enemies and enjoy epic 3D trebuchet action with the release of Castle Clout 3D from California-based game developer Selectsoft. Featuring all new painted backgrounds, 150 levels, vivid 3D effects, new foes, special weapons, and a “hot seat” multiplayer mode, Castle Clout 3D brings medieval mayhem to the Nintendo 3DS™ like never before. Battle through the Forest, Frost, Desert, Jungle and Burning Lands to unite the empire and save the kingdom from the Darkness.
Choose between the ballista and trebuchet, load it with ammo and release at the right angle to send boulders, bombs and more blazing through the air in front of immersive 3D painted backgrounds. Batter walls and topple foes while avoiding allies and earn Gold, Silver and Bronze trophies for each level. Then use the builder to create custom levels out of wood, stone and metal, filled with a variety of colorful foes. Or challenge friends and family in multiplayer mode and see who emerges the victor in a medieval battle royal.
Developed by Selectsoft in partnership with Teyon, Castle Clout 3D combines exciting physics-based play with clever strategy, entertaining sound effects and stunning visuals. Castle Clout 3D will be available through the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS on January 30, 2014 for $4.99
F1 Race Stars: Powered Up Edition has taken the digital road and rocketed into the Wii U eShop today for both North America and Europe. The racing title, which was initially planned as a retail release, features four extra tracks and nine additional accessory packs, along with tilt controls for the GamePad.
The above trailer showcases some of the game’s themed tracks and mini, cartoon Formula One drivers such as Sebastian Vettel and Lewis Hamilton. F1 Race Stars: Powered Up Edition can be downloaded for $29.99/£19.99 in the eShop. Let us know if you’ll be racing in the driver’s seat in the comments below.
Nintendo of America has told fans on Twitter that it’s sorry for the inconvenience caused over the Christmas period when the Nintendo eShop was inaccessible. This caused added frustration for many as they were unable to claim their download codes that came pre-bundled with hardware. Here’s what they had to say.
“We sincerely apologize for this week’s inconsistencies and thank you again for your patience and support”
“We will share more information about the launch of Pokémon Bank and Poké Transporter as soon as possible.”
Nintendo of America has confirmed the latest batch of games to hit the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U eShop. The eShop is still down as Nintendo takes steps to resolve the issue. However, these are the games that you’ll be able to purchase this week. Will you be downloading any of these once the eShop is up and running?
- Dr. Luigi (Nintendo, 2 players, $14.99, available December 31)
- Super Punch-Out!! Demo (Nintendo, 1 player)
- CastleStorm (Zen Studios, up to 4 players)
- Mario Tennis (Nintendo, up to 2 players)
- Cubit the Hardcore Platformer Robot (CoderChild, 1 player)
- Bird Mania Christmas 3D (Teyon, 1 player)
- EDGE (Two Tribes, 1 player)
There’s a large selection of fantastic games on sale in North America for the Nintendo 3DS. Games such as Shin Megami Tensei IV and Cave Story have been reduced and are well worth purchasing for the price they are currently advertised for on the Nintendo 3DS eShop. The Wii U and Nintendo 3DS eShop has been down for quite a while, but it may be back up now. Any of the games below take your fancy?
Atlus (Ending January 6)
- Code of Princess – $19.99 (Regularly $29.99)
- Devil Survivor Overclocked – $19.99 (Regularly $29.99)
- Etrian Odyssey IV – $19.99 (Regularly $29.99)
- Etrian Odyssey Untold – $29.99 (Regularly $39.99)
- Shin Megami Tensei IV – $29.99 (Regularly $49.99)
- A variety of Shin Megami Tensei IV ranging from $1.00 to $1.79
- Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers – $19.99 (Regularly $29.99)
Level-5 (Ending January 2)
- Aero Porter – $4.99 (Regularly $7.99)
- Attack of the Friday Monsters – $4.99 (Regularly $7.99)
- Crimson Shroud – $4.99 (Regularly $7.99)
- Liberation Maiden – $4.99 (Regularly $7.99)
- Starship Damrey – $4.99 (Regularly $7.99)
- Bugs vs Tanks – $4.99 (Regularly $7.99)
Nicalis (Ending January 3)
- Cave Story – $6.99 (Regularly $9.99)
- Ikachan – $2.99 (Regularly $4.99)
- Night Sky – $4.99 (Regularly $9.99)
- VVVVVV – $4.99 (Regularly $7.99)
Renegade Kid (Ending January 2)
- ATV Wild Ride 3D – $3.99 (Regularly $7.99)
- Bomb Monkey – $2.49 (Regularly $4.99)
- Mutant Mudds – $4.49 (Regularly $8.99)
Ubisoft (Ending December 31)
30 percent off the following titles:
- Petz Fantasy 3D
- Rabbids Travel in Time
- Rayman 3D
- Rayman Origins
- Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Shadow Wars
- Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell 3D
US retailer Best Buy is once again offering Nintendo fans the chance to grab eShop cards for an impressive 20 percent off. The deal is available in store and online and ends on December 27th. The 20 percent discount means you can get a $20 prepaid card for $16, the $35 card for $28, and the $50 card costs $40. Will you be stocking up on Nintendo eShop cards this Christmas?
Nintendo UK has confirmed that there’s going to be a massive sale on the Nintendo eShop to celebrate Christmas. There’s a ton of great games on offer including Rayman Legends and ZombiU. The periodic sales will be marked in the Special Offers tab on both Wii U and 3DS eShops. Here’s the deals you can treat yourself to this Christmas.
- Rayman Legends – £16.79
- ZombiU – £7.99
- Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag – 30% off
- Splinter Cell: Blacklist – 50% off
- Resident Evil: Revelations HD – 50% off
- Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams – 20% off
- Zen Pinball 2 – 50% off
- Toki Tori 2+ – 40% off
- Cloudberry Kingdom – 50% off
- TNT Racers – 35% off
- DuckTales Remastered – 40% off
- Attack of the Friday Monsters – 35% off
- Crimson Shroud – 35% off
- Harvest Moon: A Tale of Two Towns – 30% off
- Resident Evil: Revelations – 50% off
- EDGE – 50% off
- Wakedas – 30% off
Capcom and Namco Bandai’s ambitious brawler Project X Zone is now only $15 on the Nintendo 3DS eShop in North America. If you’d rather purchase a physical release then you can pick Project X Zone up for $20 on Amazon. Project X Zone features over 50 characters from 29 historic game franchises by three of Japan’s most prolific video game companies. The game currently has an average score of 70 on Metacritic.
Nintendo of America is running a eShop sale starting today which sees two Virtual Console games for two dollars each for two days. Today’s games are Mega Man: Dr Wily’s Revenge and Mega Man X both of which will retail for two dollars. The promotion ends on December 18th. Will you be purchasing either of these games?