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Super Mario 3D World, Pikmin 3, DKC: Tropical Freeze and more now $19.99 Nintendo Selects!
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March 12, 2016, 00:24:40
 
Starting March 11 also known as today, Super Mario 3D World, Pikmin 3, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze and many more (see image below) join the Nintendo Selects line-up, retailing for $19.99.

Get yourself some cheap new games!


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Posted: 03/12/16, 00:24:40  - Edited by 
 on: 03/12/16, 00:27:37    
 
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The NES Remix pack are both games, right?

Also, I've never played Tropical Freeze, and feel like I owe it to Retro to give them money just because how awesome they are.


Posted by 
 on: 03/12/16, 06:47:09
@cooliocuneo

Tropical Freeze was even better than DKCR. Play it! 3-1 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3 <3

The NES Remix Pack is everything I believe. They released it on Wii U and 3DS but gave them different names for whatever reason. However both should be the same exact content.


Posted by 
 on: 03/12/16, 06:56:08
Finally! Its about time Nintendo started lowering the prices on their games that have been out for years.

What is even better is the list of Europe's Nintendo selects, which is different than NA's list, will be hitting NA next month! These games are:

New Super Mario Bros U + New Super Luigi U (combo pack)
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze
Wii Party U
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD
LEGO City Undercover
Nintendo Land

Finally, I will be able to play LEGO City Undercover and I will not have to pay the outlandish high prices that people are charging for the physical version.

I just briefly scanned the articles. I'm assuming these price drops are just for the eshop digital versions. I need to go back and find out if these price drops apply to physical versions. It really doesn't matter. I don't mind downloading, as long as the price is right, plus I still have about 800gb of free space on my 1tb harddrive.

Keep those prices dropping Nintendo, and I'll keep buying. I will finally buy Wind Waker HD as well.


Posted by 
 on: 03/12/16, 12:36:00  - Edited by 
 on: 03/12/16, 13:52:05
cooliocuneo said:
The NES Remix pack are both games, right?.
If you buy them from the E-shop each NES remix is $9.99


Posted by 
 on: 03/12/16, 20:38:20
Hey guys! Guys! Guess what? Guess what guys! Hey! Guess what!

There are a bunch of 3DS games that have joined the 'Nintendo Selects' brand, too! They include stuff like:


The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D
Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D
Yoshi's NEW Island
Mario Party: Island Tour


Guys! Guys? Did you hear? 3DS games are on sale, too! You guys! ....you guys? Hello? Hey! Listen! ....anyone? Hello? Guys! Guys! Guys! HEY!


Posted by 
 on: 03/12/16, 23:14:22  - Edited by 
 on: 03/12/16, 23:15:09
I heard about this a couple of weeks ago and forgot to post about it. Whoops!

@DrFinkelstein NES Remix Pack on Wii U and Ultimate NES Remix on 3DS are not exactly the same, which is why they have different titles. The 3DS version features 12 less NES games that are in the Wii U version. There may be a few other different odds and ends as well.

@GameDadGrant Yeah, I was gonna mention that, too! I may now check out Yoshi's New Island and Mario Party Island Tour.


Posted by 
 on: 03/13/16, 01:10:05
@Mop it up Oh, NES Remix Pack is actually the whole set of games from both NES Remix and NES Remix 2? I just assumed it was like the 3DS "pack" where it's missing a bunch of them. I may have to grab it, then...


Posted by 
 on: 03/13/16, 03:09:56  - Edited by 
 on: 03/13/16, 03:10:15
Get Tropical Freeze
Get Tropical Freeze
Get Tropical Freeze
Get Tropical Freeze
Get Tropical Freeze
Get Tropical Freeze
Get Tropical Freeze


Posted by 
 on: 03/13/16, 03:24:45
Is this in stores only or on the eShop too?


Posted by 
 on: 03/13/16, 03:47:00
@Secret_Tunnel
Sure looks like it's on the eshop too! I think I saw my gamepad advertising it.

Wow. 20 bucks for some of these games.... TF and 3D World are absolute STEALS at that price.

cooliocuneo said:
I've never played Tropical Freeze, and feel like I owe it to Retro to give them money just because how awesome they are.

Wow. You think Retro's awesome and haven't played Tropical Freeze? Tropical Freeze is incredible, it's easily better than the already incredible Returns. The music alone takes it to a whole other level. That soundtrack is special. Your image of Retro will only go higher after Tropical Freeze. You absolutely need to get on that. It's easily one of the Wii U's top games.


Posted by 
 on: 03/13/16, 04:13:27  - Edited by 
 on: 03/13/16, 04:16:23
Tropical Freeze is so good, and I didn't love the Wii game.


Posted by 
 on: 03/13/16, 05:34:08
I think I let myself get over-hyped for Tropical Freeze (especially since I got it after most other people had already played through it), and I'm pretty sure that contributed in part to my preference for Returns over TF. TF definitely has the better villains, and it's nice to have a little extra variety with the additional Kong "power-ups" besides just Diddy (because that's essentially what they are unless you're playing multiplayer) even if they largely make Diddy obsolete, but I pretty much enjoyed everything else in Returns a little more than TF. Returns was such a breath of fresh air. TF was tweaks and occasional improvements on what was already great while also increasing the difficulty a lot and relying heavily on repetition for the bonus stuff.

I really feel like I should pick up Pikmin 3 now that the price on it has dropped (even though I still haven't beaten the other two games yet... I nearly beat the first one).


Posted by 
 on: 03/13/16, 06:03:52
@gamewizard65 That's great news. That's definitely a price I'd finally get WW for. I might even want to check out Wii Party U.


Posted by 
 on: 03/15/16, 02:20:23
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