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Weekly Nintendo eShop Downloads – December 25, 2014 (North America)

NintendObserverDuck Hunt, Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse on Wii U and a slew of great sales for this Christmas.


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This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:


Nintendo eShop on Wii U

Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse – Embark on a new adventure with Shantae, the hair-whipping belly-dancing genie. After losing her magic, Shantae teams up with the nefarious pirate Risky Boots in order to save Sequin Land from a curse. As a pirate, Shantae gains new weapons to advance her quest, slay monsters, battle epic bosses … and hopefully get her magic back in the process.


Virtual Console on Wii U

Duck Hunt – Grab your Wii Remote controller! It’s duck season and your trusty hunting dog is ready to scour the open fields. Test your sharp-shooting skills as your targets take flight in this legendary NES classic. Be quick to knock them out of the skies, or your canine companion won’t hesitate to make you the laughing stock of hunters. Need a change in scenery? Best your score against clay pigeon targets instead.


Mario Party Advance – Bowser has crashed the party and scattered all of Party World’s mini-games and Professor E. Gadd’s Gaddgets around Shroom City! Play as Mario, Luigi, Peach or Yoshi and move around the board to complete special challenges or help the locals solve their problems.


Super Mario World: Super Mario Advance 2 – Everything from the original Super NES game Super Mario World is here in this Game Boy Advance remake, giving you all 76 levels with a host of unforgettable characters and challenging platforming game play. You can also play the timeless arcade classic Mario Bros.


Virtual Console on Nintendo 3DS

Super Mario Bros. Deluxe – Battle Bowser’s vile henchmen through 32 levels in the Original 1985 game mode. Move on to collecting special Red Coins and Yoshi Eggs in Challenge mode. Then, try to unlock a secret mode that’s waiting to be found by super players like you! Every mode will give you the chance to beat your own score – there’s a lot more to do than just saving a princess.


Top Tips for New Nintendo System Owners

New owners can make the most of their new Nintendo 3DS or Wii U systems by checking out our “Welcome” checklists! We’ll introduce you to either the Wii U system or the Nintendo 3DS system with 10 fun starting tips. The checklists can be found at or – they’re both filled with handy links to detailed information.


World StreetPass Holidays

World StreetPass Holidays: Dec. 24-Jan. 4 – Celebrate the holidays and ring in the New Year with StreetPass tags from all over North America and Europe. Just take your StreetPass-enabled Nintendo 3DS or Nintendo 2DS system to a Nintendo Zone location during the holidays and you may trade Mii characters and certain game data with other fans in faraway states and countries. For more information about how to use StreetPass via StreetPass Relay Points visit here. To find Nintendo Zone locations near you, please visit here.


Nintendo eShop Sales

Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS

Get your holiday season started off right with LEGO! Save up to 50 percent on select LEGO games from Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS and Wii U.

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Danger of the Ooze, The Legend of Korra: A New Era Begins and more games from Activision are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Jan. 1 in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS.


Nintendo eShop on Wii U

Toki Tori 2+, Swords & Soldiers and more fun games from Two Tribes are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Jan. 8.

Stick it to the Man, Pure Chess and more games from Ripstone are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Jan. 1.


Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS

Attack of the Friday Monsters! A Tokyo Tale, WEAPON SHOP de OMASSE and more games from Level 5 are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Jan. 4.

Disney Frozen: Olaf’s Quest and Big Hero 6: Battle in the Bay from GameMill are on sale starting at 9 a.m. PT on Dec. 26 until 8:59 a.m. PT on Jan. 20.


More Nintendo eShop Discounts

Check Out Deals on Other Great Games! – Head to the Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS and look under “Price Drops” to find out more about these great deals. Visit for more information.


Also new this week

Spy Chameleon (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)

Toon Tanks (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)

PUZZLEBOX setup (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)


— Nintendo Press Room
Source: Press Nintendo.


Click here for last week’s North American eShop Downloads: you might find some ongoing eShop sales, like Art of Balance.



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