Dr. Luigi debuts on the Wii U, and Super Punch-Out!! returns as a Virtual Console game, Ubisoft and Atlus have a number of discounts on Wii U and/or 3DS content, the Pokémon Bank app cashes in on the 3DS and a few more things worth checking out.
- Nintendo eShop on Wii U
- Dr. Luigi – There’s a new doctor in the house! Dr. Mar – or, uh, Dr. Luigi is a new twist on the classic virus-popping puzzle game. Use L-shaped pills in a new game mode and compete with players locally or online. Dr. Luigi will be available exclusively in the Nintendo eShop on Dec. 31.
- Virtual Console on Wii U
- Super Punch-Out!! – Featuring the tight game play and humor the series is known for, this sequel to the NES classic sees Little Mac return to the ring with the World Video Boxing Association belt once again at stake. Slug your way through the grueling, sweat-pounding matches against a cast of characters with unique patterns.
- Virtual Console on Nintendo 3DS
- Mario Tennis – Mario Tennis offers three fun-packed modes of tennis play! Practice your swings and shots in Exhibition Mode; go on the Mario Tour, which offers three different save slots to start your very own tennis adventures; or take a break from the workout, and try your luck on some Mario mini-games.
- Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
- Pokémon Bank – Pokémon Bank is an application and service for Pokémon X and Pokémon Y that allows you to deposit, store and manage your Pokémon in private Boxes on the Internet. Pokémon Bank will be available on Dec. 27 with a free, 30-day trial for everyone who downloads and activates it prior to Jan. 31. After that, Pokémon Bank will be a paid service, with an annual subscription fee of $4.99.
- Get active with FREE CLUB ACCESS
- Start getting active in the New Year – Get moving with awesome, active games for the Wii U system. We’ll help you start the New Year off right with free access to Wii Sports Club™ from Dec. 31 at 12:01 a.m. PT until 11:59 p.m. PT on Jan. 1. The Wii Sports Clubgame can be downloaded for free from the Nintendo eShop on Wii U.
- Nintendo eShop Sales
- Ubisoft Wii U Sale – Get 30 percent off select Ubisoft titles, including, Assassin’s Creed III, Just Dance 4, ZombiU, Rabbids Land, Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2013 and ESPN Sports Connection, in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U. Download now before this promotion ends on Dec. 31.
- Ubisoft Nintendo 3DS Sale – Get 30 percent off select Ubisoft titles, including Rayman Origins, Rayman 3D, Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Shadow Wars, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell 3D, Rabbids Travel in Time and Petz Fantasy 3D, in the Nintendo eShop. Download now before this promotion ends on Dec. 31.
- Atlus Sale – The holidays may be over, but Atlus wants to continue giving away gifts into the new year. Now through 9 a.m. PT on Jan. 6, Shin Megami Tensei IV, Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Overclocked, Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor: Soul Hackers,Etrian Odyssey IV: Legend of the Titan, Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl, and Code of Princess are all on sale in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS.
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The Wii UTM console, and Nintendo 3DSTM systems offer exciting downloadable games, applications and entertainment once you connect your game system to the Internet*. You can purchase both retail and download-only games, free demos, and applications to enhance your experience. These prepaid cards can be redeemed on any Wii U console Nintendo eShop or Nintendo 3DS Nintendo eShop-so get connected and start downloading today*. For more info about Nintendo games and systems, check out http://www.nintendo.com.