Here’s This Week’s Nintendo Downloads For The US

Nintendo of America has revealed the various titles that will be available this week via the Nintendo 3DS and Wii U eShop. As we reported yesterday the big title is the critically acclaimed Super Mario Galaxy which will be available to download today on the Wii U Virtual Console. There’s also various themes and activities for you to check out for the festive season.

  • Virtual Console on Wii U
    • Super Mario Galaxy – Become Mario as he traverses gravity-bending galaxies, traveling in and out of gravitational fields by blasting from planet to planet. Control Mario with the Wii Remote and Nunchuk controllers, power up to reach inaccessible areas and collect Star Bits to either stun enemies or feed Lumas in this Wii classic – now available from the Virtual Console service on the Wii U console!
  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
    • Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition – DLC Update – Puzzle & Dragons Z + Puzzle & Dragons Super Mario Bros. Edition includes two gigantic puzzle RPGs, which both use a unique drag-and-match style of game play. And now your Mushroom Kingdom experience expands even further with a downloadable update for the Super Mario Bros. Edition. This free update brings new Mario and Luigi Leaders, new Transformations and new Allies. You’ll also find updated Score Attack challenges that include online world rankings, new Free Challenges that let you pick your own team and game-play replays.

Nintendo eShop sales:


  • Fan Faves – The fans have spoken! The Miiverse community voted on their picks for best Nintendo 3DS and Wii U games of the year. Did your favorites make the list? Go to the 2015 Nintendo Fan Faves website to find out!
  • National StreetPass Holiday – Share the joy of the season with other Nintendo fans by trading StreetPass tags during National StreetPass Weekend. Stop by any of the more than 29,000 Nintendo Zone hotspots across North America with your Nintendo 3DS system from Dec. 24 through Jan. 4 – you could get up to six StreetPass tags from across North America. In the YO-KAI WATCH game, visit the old Wayfarer Manor to meet wandering Yo-kai and receive gifts from them or even battle and befriend them. Collect puzzle pieces for the new Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam panel, or pick up enemy tokens for StreetSmash in Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS. You can also find a character named Claude with a special decorating request for you in the Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer game.
    Find a hotspot near you here:

Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:

  • New themes this week include:
    • Mario’s Winter Wonderland
    • Pokémon: Peeking Friends
    • Pokémon: Poké Crests & Kokeshi Dolls



  1. They have Wii games on the eshop, but not GameCube games…

    They even made a big deal about releasing the GameCube controller and adapter…

    Another foolish decision by, Nintendo.

    1. Yes i really don’t understand, why there are none GG games on eShop, There are alot of good GG games out there.I dont what to buy a GG to play them, i all ready have 8 consoles under my TV.

    2. Jaded Ridley X3 {I'm not whining, you suckers... *cough* ..poor souls! I've just been driven insane by Nintendo failing me one too many times this gen!} says:

      Dropping the ball somewhere. Neo-Umbrella… err-… I mean Neo-Nintendo is here to stay! :/

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