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US Nintendo eShop update: Child of Light, NES Remix 2

Yoshi's Island Advance joins Wii U Virtual Console

Nintendo's digital offerings get a boost of new and old content this week, with Ubisoft's storybook RPG Child of Light and NES Remix 2 both arriving for Wii U.

Child of Light follows Aurora through a dreamy side-scrolling landscape as she fights in turn-based battles with the help of her firefly friend, Igniculus. NES Remix 2 adds a host of classic games like Metroid and Super Mario Bros. 2 to the series' quick-challenge format.

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Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3 joins Wii U eShop as the last of eight GBA games to hit Wii U Virtual Console in April.

3DS owners can also try a Mario Golf: World Tour demo, and check out our Mario Golf: World Tour review in the meantime.

Nintendo eShop on Wii U

NES Remix 2 - Take on rapid-fire challenges from classic NES games remixed with mind-bending twists like playing as Link while running from Boos and nabbing coins as Kirby in Super Mario Bros. Experience epic game-play set pieces from the likes of Kid Icarus, Metroid, Super Mario Bros. 2 and Zelda II: The Adventure of Link in ways you never have before. NES Remix 2 will be available on April 25. Click here to check out the trailer for NES Remix 2.
Child of Light - Child of Light is an RPG inspired by fairy tales. The story takes you on the coming-of-age journey of Aurora, the daughter of a duke, who is transported to the fantastic world of Lemuria. Players can play alone or in seamless Cooperative mode, controlling Aurora's friend Igniculus the firefly through the Wii U GamePad controller. Child of Light will be available on April 29. Click here to check out the trailer for Child of Light.

Virtual Console on Wii U

Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3 - April is a month to rememberwith classic games launching each week. Yoshi is back, baby! In this Game Boy Advance classic, he's ready to romp through a crayon-colored world where enemies are everywhere. Prepare to flutter jump and toss eggs to protect Baby Mario from the evil Magikoopa, Kamek. To save the day, Yoshi will have to morph into vehicles and even eat his enemies to turn them into eggs. Click here to check out the trailer for Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3.

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS

Mario Golf: World Tour - Demo Version - Go clubbing around the world with Mario! Tee off as your favorite Mushroom Kingdom or Mii character while challenging players online. Shoot into Warp Pipes and dodge Piranha Plants in Mushroom Kingdom areas, or take a shot at nature-themed courses. Power-up your shots with special items to burn past pesky plants, blast over gaping chasms or freeze water hazards. The full version of Mario Golf: World Tour launches in stores and the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS on May 2. Click here to check out the teaser trailer for Mario Golf: World Tour.
Gardening Mama 2: Forest Friends - Mama is back in her gardening gloves and planting the seeds of friendship. Get growing with 50 fresh plants, new activities and creative gardening fun. Gardening Mama 2: Forest Friends will be available on April 29. Click here to check out the teaser trailer for Gardening Mama 2: Forest Friends.

Nintendo eShop Sale

Joindots - For a limited time, select games by Joindots are now on sale in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS, including FunFair Party Games, Gardenscapes, Secret Agent Files: Miami and 3D MahJongg. This offer is valid until 9 a.m. PT on May 8.

Also new this week:

Ava and Avior Save the Earth - (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
Mystery Case Files: Return to Ravenhearst (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
Me & My Furry Patients 3D (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
Sea Battle (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS / DSiWare on Nintendo DSi)

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