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Nintendo Download: January 21-27, 2016.
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January 21, 2016, 16:11:10
 
January 21, 2016 – Minecraft: Story Mode, Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam, Zack & Wiki, and more come to the Wii U and 3DS eShops this week. See all of this week's updates on your favorite digital storefront today at noon eastern.

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

Nintendo eShop on Wii U

Minecraft: Story Mode – Episode 1: The Order of the Stone
– This new episodic series was created by award-winning adventure game powerhouse Telltale Games, in partnership with Minecraft creators, Mojang. As Jesse, you’ll embark on a perilous adventure across the Overworld, through the Nether, to the End and beyond. While at EnderCon, in hopes of meeting Gabriel the Warrior, you and your friends discover that something is wrong … something dreadful. You will drive the story through the decisions you make: What you say to people (and how you say it) and what you choose to do in moments of thrilling action will make this YOUR story. Click here to view a trailer for the game.

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS

Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam
– Paper Mario is jumping off the page and into the quirky adventures of Mario & Luigi! Become a super team of Mario Bros. to take on quests, take down enemies and untangle two classic gaming universes in this playful new entry in the Mario & Luigi RPG series. Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam will be available on Jan. 21 at 9 p.m. PT.

Virtual Console on Wii U

Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros. 3
– The Koopalings have been sent to wreak havoc in the Mushroom World. It’s up to Mario to recover the royal magic wands and restore the kings to their true forms. Access extra levels by selecting Level Card on the file-selection screen, or take a break from the journey and get in on some classic Mario Bros. action!

Zack & Wiki: Quest For Barbaros’ Treasure – In this swashbuckling Wii classic, explore seven vibrant and fantastic lands with Zack and Wiki, as they go on a quest to become the greatest pirates who ever lived. Use the Wii Remote controller to navigate, open objects, transform items or unlock new pathways as you solve puzzles and outwit a variety of enemies and bosses.

Nintendo eShop sales:

Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS


Winter Warm-Up Sale! – It’s week two of the Winter Warm-Up Sale! Save up to 30 percent off select games, and be sure to check back next week for a lineup of new deals. This week’s deals start Jan. 21 at 9 a.m. PT and end Jan. 28 at 8:59 a.m. PT.

Adventure Time: Finn & Jake Investigations (Wii U and Nintendo 3DS), Barbie and Her Sisters Puppy Rescue (Wii U and Nintendo 3DS) and more games from Little Orbit are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Feb. 12.

Nintendo eShop on Wii U

Super Toy Cars
is 50 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $3.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Jan. 28.

The Quiet Collection is 20 percent off (reduced from $4.99 to $3.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Feb. 1.

Toon Tanks is 20 percent off (reduced from $1.99 to $1.59) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Feb. 4.

Fit Music and Luv Me Buddies Wonderland from O2 Games are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Feb. 22.

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS

Luv Me Buddies Wonderland
is more than 45 percent off (reduced from $24.90 to $12.90) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Feb. 11.

Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight and Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl from ATLUS are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Feb. 1.

Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:

New themes this week include:

SEGA SG-1000

Animal Crossing : Winter Frolicking

Also new this week:

PET INN 3D
(Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)

A World of Keflings – Demo Version (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)

Brunswick Pro Bowling (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)

Cube Life: Island Survival – Demo Version (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)

SKEASY (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)

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Posted: 01/21/16, 16:11:10    
 
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@nate38

I'm fairly certain they are.


http://www.vooks.net/super-mario-advance-4-super-mario-bros-3-virtual-console-will-ereader-stages-included/


This was on the Japanese version, but there's no reason why it wouldn't hit in NA and here.

I'd be all over this on my 3DS . I don't know why, it seems like just the thing to occupy my commute.


Posted by 
 on: 01/22/16, 02:00:31  - Edited by 
 on: 01/22/16, 02:01:31
Freedom Planet is on sale for $10.49 ( from $15) in the Winter Warm-Up Sale. Highly recommended!


Posted by 
 on: 01/22/16, 20:28:42
Shadowlink said:
@GameDadGrant

I suppose it is. But I wanted the shiny Advance version.

Which I guess I technically don't have on WiiU either. But I still want it on my 3DS instead.

Surely you of all people understand that .

Oh yes, I understand.


Posted by 
 on: 01/23/16, 00:00:27
I'll probably grab Super Mario Advance 4 since it has the e-Reader levels, including the Japan-only ones. It totals 38 levels, not a bad price for levels that would be new to me.

For anyone considering Zack and Wiki, keep in mind that it's cheaper to track down the original disc. For example, GameStop sells it for $2.99... if you can find a copy.


Posted by 
 on: 01/23/16, 01:53:30
@Mop it up

$2.99? That's tragic.


Posted by 
 on: 01/23/16, 02:14:30
How could they possibly sell it for 2.99? Wow.


Posted by 
 on: 01/23/16, 02:42:12
@carlosrox

I know… that's way too much.



Posted by 
 on: 01/23/16, 03:02:27
@DrFinkelstein

That poor husky was in the middle of yawning or something and now he's all over the internet!


Posted by 
 on: 01/23/16, 06:16:50
It's cool that they included the e-Reader levels in SMB3. Those were a freaking nightmare to unlock with the actual hardware.

Did they also mimic the power-up scanning functionality?

@TriforceBun
Poor husky?! He's probably a millionaire by now!


Posted by 
 on: 01/24/16, 01:05:48
@Anand Nope, no power-up cards or other cards. Just the levels.

@DrFinkelstein Yeah, now I feel like a real chump for buying it for $6.99 a few years back.


Posted by 
 on: 01/25/16, 20:59:46
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