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US Nintendo eShop update: Metroid, SMB. 2, Donkey Kong

All this week's new digital content

NES classics lead the way in this week's US Nintendo eShop update.

3DS gamers can get Super Mario Bros. 2 on their portable, while Wii U owners can now download NES games Metroid and Donkey Kong.


RPG Shin Megami Tensei IV has also arrived on the 3DS eShop, and is part of a recently-announced promotion that'll offers gamers $30 in eShop credit for registering both Shin Megami Tensei IV and Fire Emblem Awakening with Club Nintendo by August 31.

Here's this week's full list:

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS

Shin Megami Tensei IV - As the protectors of the Eastern Kingdom of Mikado, the secret order of the Samurai is tasked with defending the kingdom from a growing army of demons. The fulfillment of this duty will take them outside the kingdom and into Tokyo, and bring to light several factions with competing designs on the outcome of the world. Shin Megami Tensei IV, the next entry in the well-received role-playing series, will be available on July 16.

Virtual Console on Nintendo 3DS

Super Mario Bros. 2 - Mario, Luigi, Princess Toadstool and Toad embark on a quest together to save the day against the villainous Wart. In this unique NES classic, each of the four playable characters has a unique set of abilities: Luigi can jump higher and farther than any of the other characters, Toad can dig extremely fast and pull items out of the ground quicker than anyone, the princess is the only one who can jump and hover temporarily and Mario is an all-around character.

Nintendo eShop on Wii U

Turbo: Super Stunt Squad - Get ready for some turbo-charged action with all your favorite characters from the animated film Turbo. Expert skills will prove useful in order to earn power-ups, customize your character, win competitive challenges and discover shortcuts in the dynamic, larger-than-life environments of Turbo's world. Turbo: Super Stunt Squad will be available on July 16.

Virtual Console on Wii U

Donkey Kong - Donkey Kong has kidnapped Pauline and it's up to Mario to come to her rescue. Help Mario ascend multiple metal structures while dodging barrels that the angry Kong hurls at him. Based on the arcade game of the same name, this classic will keep hard-core and casual players entertained for hours. Donkey Kong is the seventh and final game released on the Virtual Console for Wii U to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Famicom. For a limited time starting July 15, the game will be available for only 30 cents.

Special Offer

Get $30 credit to spend on Nintendo eShop - Get a $30 credit for the Nintendo eShop when you buy and register two amazing games: Fire Emblem Awakening and Shin Megami Tensei IV. To take advantage of this offer, simply purchase both games and register them at Club Nintendo. Once you've registered the games and completed the surveys, you'll receive a code for a $30 credit in your Nintendo eShop account. It's that easy! Hurry - games must be registered by Aug. 31.

Also new this week:

  • Metroid (Virtual Console on Wii U)
  • Star Wars Pinball (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
  • Turbo: Super Stunt Squad - Available July 16 (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)