Duh… obviously the game this week that should easily smash download records on the Nintendo eShop is sure to be Pokémon X and Pokémon Y. The game isn't available to download until this Saturday, but we can already hear the virtual queue of fans lining up to download it.
Wii U owners can score classic NES versions of Tennis and Golf as Virtual Console games, and there are some other new 3DS downloads too such as Aqua Moto Racing 3D and Escape from Zombie City.
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
Pokémon X / Pokémon Y – Discover new and classic Pokémon in the breathtaking new Kalos region. Train and interact with your Pokémon like never before as they're brought to life with detailed graphics and animations. Engage in the most intense Pokémon Battles ever, enhanced by new Mega Evolutions and powerful new moves. Pokémon X and Pokémon Y will be available on Oct. 12.
Virtual Console on Wii U
Tennis – In the classic NES game Tennis, players show off their most brilliant lobs and most powerful smashes in a singles or doubles match. Choose between five different levels of difficulty, ranging from Beginner all the way up to Advanced. Don't lose your resolve when Mario sits in as referee!
Golf – Fore! Originally released for NES, and featuring three challenging modes of 18-hole courses, Golf offers classic swinging entertainment to play solo or with a friend.
Also new this week:
- Aqua Moto Racing 3D (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
- Escape from Zombie City (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
- Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Overclocked (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
- Super Black Bass 3D (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
- Zombie Blaster (DSiWare on Nintendo DSi / Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
Get the most out of your Wii or DSi gaming console with a points card that allows you to access the Wii Shop Channel through the Wii console or the Nintendo DSi. Shop through the Nintendo DSi and then redeem Nintendo Points to download additional games, features, and items. Once you have downloaded a Virtual Console, WiiWare game, or items from Wii Shop, they will appear as a channel within the Wii Channel menu. Once you have downloaded games or items for DSi, they will appear as a channel within the DSi Shop Channel menu. Things to note about the Nintendo Points Card: For use on the Wii Shop Channel or the Nintendo DSi Shop Channel