This Week’s Nintendo eShop Releases (3/5)

3DS

This week’s 3DS eShop releases include Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars, which features cross buy for the Wii U version if buying from the 3DS, OlliOlli, which also features cross buy for the Wii U version, and Proun+. 

Wii U

As for the Wii U eShop, we have Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars and OlliOlli which both feature cross buy for the 3DS if you decide to buy from the Wii U, as we mentioned above for the opposite version. Skykid is also on Virtual Console.

List of Newly Announced and Upcoming Nintendo eShop Games for 3DS and Wii U

Nintendo has put together a handy list of all of the upcoming Nintendo 3DS and Wii U eShop games coming this year, including the ones revealed during the Game Developer’s Conference today, such as Octodad: Dadliest Catch. The list consists mainly of indie developers and games, which is great news for those looking to fill their digital catalog with fun titles while supporting smaller developers. You can check out the whole list after the jump.

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Octodad: Dadliest Catch Coming to the Wii U eShop This Summer

During the Game Developers Conference today in San Francisco, Nintendo revealed even more indie developers bringing their games to the 3DS and Wii U in addition to the ones shown at IndieCade East last month. Just one of the many is Octodad: Dadliest Catch, which has been announced for the Wii U and is coming to the eShop this summer. You can check out more information on the game on their website here.

Marth amiibo Restock Coming in April for Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. Release

With the recent Nintendo Direct, we found out that the rare Marth amiibo would be getting a restock for the release of Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. which uses all four of the Fire Emblem Smash Bros. amiibos. We now know that the amiibo will be restocked in late April, while Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. releases in North America on March 13th. It might be best to wait out on buying the game if you’re looking to use the amiibo along the game if you weren’t able to get one in November.

GameStop Italy Lists Zelda for Wii U with Spring Release Date

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The new Legend of Zelda game for Wii U was announced at E3 this past year, and made many fans jump with excitement. Although fans are anticipating the game with a late 2015 release, GameStop of Italy says otherwise. The company has listed the new Legend of Zelda Wii U game of a spring release window. Most signs are pointing to this being false due to no evidence from Nintendo themselves, or any other companies following GameStop’s footsteps. Do you think it could be real?

OlliOlli Coming to 3DS and Wii U eShop Featuring Cross Buy

Curve Digital has revealed that the Wii U and 3DS versions of OlliOlli will feature cross buy, meaning purchasing one version of the game will get you the other console version for free. Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars will also feature cross buy, and Squids Odyssey included it as well but only in Europe. OlliOlli will be releasing sometime in March for Wii U and 3DS.

New Nintendo 3DS XL and Splatoon to be Playable at PAX East

Nintendo has announced that they’ll be attending this year’s PAX East in Boston, Massachusetts from March 6th – 8th. The New Nintendo 3DS XL will be playable, as well as upcoming new IP Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. and Splatoon. Here’s the full announcement and where to find Nintendo’s booth:

Nintendo will be in Boston, Massachusetts, for the upcoming PAX East event to give attendees hands-on time with the New Nintendo 3DS XL system and a variety of great games. The Nintendo booth (#4072) will also feature Splatoon, Nintendo’s upcoming colorful twist on the shooter genre, at the show. The E3 2014 build of the game lets eight players transform into squids and mark their territory in teams in a race for splattered-paint dominance. Code Name: S.T.E.A.M., which launches for Nintendo 3DS on March 13, will also be playable and featured in stage presentations at the Nintendo booth. PAX East, which runs March 6-8, takes place at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center at 415 Summer St.

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This Week’s Nintendo eShop Releases (2/26)

3DS

With this week’s 3DS eShop releases, we have IRONFALL InvasionTitan Attacks!, and Luv Me Buddies Wonderland. Also new on Virtual Console are GameBoy titles Donkey Kong LandDonkey Kong Land 2, and Donkey Kong Land III which were released in Europe last year.

Wii U

As for the Wii U eShop, we have GravBlocks+, and on Virtual Console we have the SNES classics Donkey Kong CountryDonkey Kong Country 2: Diddy Kong’s Quest, and Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong’s Double Trouble which were also released in Europe previously.