Even in the face of a continuing network outage, Nintendo has announced the latest batch of content to hit the Nintendo eShop. The headliner is the recently announced Dr. Luigi for Wii U, which puts a fresh spin on Dr. Mario's classic formula. Dr. Luigi will be available December 31. The Wii U also gets Zen Studios' nifty action strategy game, CastleStorm.
Meanwhile, the Wii U Virtual Console picks up one of the best Super Nintendo games ever released, Super Punch-Out!!.The 3DS Virtual Console serves up a new game as well with the Game Boy Color version of Mario Tennis.
There are also a few deals to round out 2013. Players will have free access to Wii Sports Club from December 31 at 12:01am PT until 11:59pm PT on January 1. Ubisoft is hosting a 30 percent off sale through December 31 on many of its Wii U and 3DS games, including the excellent ZombiU. Atlas joins the sale fun as well, with savings on games in the Shin Megami Tensei and Etrian Odyssey series and Code of Princess. Find a list of the specific games on sale after the break.
Finally, despite the press release's assertion that the Pokémon Bank will debut this week, Nintendo announced earlier today that the app has been delayed "until further notice."