to join the CVG community. Not a member yet? Join now!

US Nintendo eShop update: A Link to the Past, Castle Clout 3D

Super Indie Connection Sale offers 60% off 5 games

The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past hits Wii U in North America this week, Nintendo announced on Thursday.

Wii U owners can also enjoy a 60 percent discount on a selection of five indie games - if they purchase or already own one of the games.


Meanwhile, Nintendo 3DS' downloadable selection now includes titles such as the original Mario Bros. and trebuchet-launching destruction game Castle Clout 3D

Here's the full official list:

Virtual Console on Wii U
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past - Considered one of the greatest video games ever made, the Super NES classic follows hero Link as he searches for Princess Zelda in twisting mazes, dark dungeons, mysterious palaces and shadowy forests. Traversing both Light and Dark Worlds, he must navigate eight dark dungeons, fighting evil enemies and huge bosses.

Virtual Console on Nintendo 3DS
Mario Bros. - Mario Bros. is the first game to feature Mario and Luigi together. Help the two brothers clear stages by collecting coins and avoiding enemies in this action classic.

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
Castle Clout 3D - Crush and destroy enemies with your powerful trebuchet in this vivid 3D version of the popular Castle Clout game. Choose your ammo and angle of attack to crash castles across five continents, then design custom levels and challenge your friends in multiplayer mode.

Nintendo eShop on Wii U
Wii Fit U - With Wii Fit U, you can create fitness routines, review progress and compare with friends in online Gym Communities and Miiverse. Get active with more than 70 fun activities, from new ones using the Wii U GamePad controller to Wii Fit favorites. Jan. 31 is the last day for Wii U owners who also have a Wii Balance Board to take advantage of Nintendo's free trial offer of Wii Fit U. After that the download costs $29.99. You can also purchase the game with an included Fit Meter in stores at a suggested retail price of $49.99.

Nintendo eShop Sales

  • Super Indie Connection Sale - Own or purchase one of five participating games at regular price to get 60 percent off all other participating games! Participating games include: Spin the Bottle: Bumpie's Party, Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams, Mighty Switch Force! Hyper Drive Edition, Toki Tori 2+ or BIT.TRIP Presents...Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien. This offer is valid from 9 a.m. PT on Jan. 30 until 9 a.m. PT on Feb. 13.
  • Ohno Odyssey - Ohno Odyssey is a physics-based, action-puzzle game that challenges players to guide stranded aliens through gravity-defying stages as they roll on rails, and jump over and smash through obstacles. Starting today, download Ohno Odyssey from the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS for $3.99 until 9 a.m. PT on Feb. 20.

Also new this week

  • ARC STYLE: Solitaire (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
  • Touch Battle Tank 3D 2 (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)

Screenshots and trailers for this week's new games are here.