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US Nintendo eShop update: Kirby Triple Deluxe, Mario Golf World Tour

Mega Man Xtreme kicks off "Mega May" on 3DS

Nintendo 3DS is the star of this week's US eShop update, with current and classic titles joining the handheld's digital selection.

Kirby hits 3DS with new copy abilities and hyper-powered suction, on top of two side games to keep players multiplayer brawling and rhythm bouncing for weeks. See our Kirby Triple Deluxe review for more details.

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Mario Golf World Tour updates the long-running Mushroom Kingdom sports franchise with playable Mii characters and online tournaments. Our Mario Golf World Tour review sizes up its contributions to Mario's wide world of sports.

Nintendo kicks off 'Mega May', a month of six Mega Man titles from NES and Game Boy, with Mega Man Xtreme on 3DS Virtual Console and NES racer Mach Rider joins Wii U Virtual Console.

3DS JRPG Shin Megami Tensei IV is $10 off through May 12, and Splinter Cell Blacklist's price will permanently drop to $29.99 on May 5.

Here's the full official list:

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS

Kirby: Triple Deluxe - Pink? Check. Puffy? Check. Powerful? You have no idea. Devour trees, obstacles and huge chunks of the environment with Kirby's Hypernova ability and inhale enemies to copy their abilities like Archer, Circus and Bell. It's a grand new Kirby adventure, plus a new multiplayer battle mode: Kirby Fighters! Kirby: Triple Deluxe will be available on May 2.
Mario Golf: World Tour - 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 the nature-themed courses. Mario Golf: World Tour will be available on May 2

Virtual Console on Nintendo 3DS

Mega Man Xtreme - It's Mega May! Every Thursday in May, a different Mega Man game will launch in the Virtual Console section of the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS. Today's release: Mega Man Xtreme. This spinoff to the Mega Man X games was originally released on Game Boy Color. In the action-packed platformer, Mega Man X must join forces with Middy, a genius hacker, and his partner Zero to restore peace. Help them defeat strong robotic enemies, obtain new abilities and clean up crime!

Virtual Console on Wii U

Mach Rider - It's the year 2112. Earth has been invaded by the forces of evil. Battle the invaders as you race from sector to sector on your motorcycle, dodging obstacles and searching for survivors. For a different challenge, you can even create your own course in Design Mode, using the various twists, turns and straightaways the game has to offer.

Nintendo eShop on Wii U

Stick it to the Man - Meet Ray: He lives in a world where everything is made out of paper and stickers. One day he has an accident and wakes up with a giant pink spaghetti arm sticking out of his brain. This gives him awesome powers to change the world around him by folding, tearing and pulling off stickers! And if that weren't enough, Ray can also read people's minds using the Wii U GamePad controller. Click hereto check out a trailer for Stick it to the Man.

Nintendo eShop Sales

Tappingo - Starting today through 9 a.m. PT on May 15, get fun puzzle game Tappingo for 30 percent off in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS.
Shin Megami Tensei IV - For a limited time, well-received RPG Shin Megami Tensei IV is $29.99 in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS. This offer starts at 9 a.m. PT on May 5 and ends at 9 a.m. PT on May 12.

Also new this week:

Abyss (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
Azada (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
PICROSS e4 (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
Tiny Games - Knights & Dragons (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)

Price reduction:

Bird Mania Christmas 3D (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS) - Starting today, the price of Bird Mania Christmas 3D is being reduced from $1.99 to $0.99.
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Blacklist (Nintendo eShop on Wii U) - On May 5, the price of Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Blacklist is being reduced from $59.99 to $29.99.

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