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It's a steady week on the eShop ahead of this month's big kahuna - that's Mario Kart 8, by the way - but there are games that may pique your interest. Scram Kitty and his Buddy on Rails is an unusual shoot-em-up in that you move by scrolling along magnetic rails on the walls - oh, and you're shooti...

May 16th 2014 at 9:15am 0 Comments
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Joystiq: Hey Reggie Fils-Aime, what do you think about this week's new eShop releases? Reggie: Tomodachi Tomodachi Tomodachi Tomodachi Tomodachi Tomodachi Tom... Couldn't have said it better, Reg, although you could've noted Kirby and the Amazing Mirror and WarioWare Inc on the Wii U, and Concepti...

April 11th 2014 at 8:15am 0 Comments
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This week sees the first wave of Game Boy Advance games make their way onto the Wii U Virtual Console, starting with Metroid: Fusion, Advance Wars, and Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga. If that doesn't satiate your retro hunger, there's still the likes of Golden Sun and Yoshi's Island: Super Mari...

April 4th 2014 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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This week's headline new release is Pokemon Battle Trozei, a game that mixes the series' trademark critter-battling with one of gaming's most prolific genres, the match-3 puzzler. If you've caught 'em all in Pokemon X/Y, you can get reacquainted with every known Pokemon in Battle Trozei - at last...

March 20th 2014 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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This week's round of eShop releases is more for the retro-heads among you. For starters NES nostalgics can to take to different kinds of green in Adventure Island 2 (3DS) and NES Open Tournament Golf (Wii U), while fans of 1980s anime Mysterious Cities of Gold may be tempted by 3DS puzzle-adventur...

March 6th 2014 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Oh hey, welcome back Tumbleweed, did you have a good week off? There are just three games in this week's eShop update, and one of them is for the Wii U Virtual Console. Admittedly it's Super C, the NES sequel to run-and-gun classic Contra. The 3DS does at least get some new games. Sanuk's Spot t...

February 13th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments