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US Nintendo eShop update: Shovel Knight, Castlevania III

Wii Sports Club gets 48-hour five-game trial

NES-styled indie platformer Shovel Knight hits Wii U and Nintendo 3DS as part of this week's US eShop Update.

The Kickstarted game will also release on PC, however the Nintendo versions feature additional Miiverse and StreetPass modes and content.

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NES title Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse takes the series back to the time of Trevor Belmont, and it's now available on Wii U as well as 3DS.

A 48-hour trial for Wii Sports Club's five titles are available now, letting players try new additions like boxing and baseball as well as the original trio of bowling, tennis, and golf.

Here's the full list from Nintendo:

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS and Wii U

Shovel Knight - Play as the eponymous Shovel Knight, a small knight with a huge quest: to defeat the evil Enchantress and search for his lost beloved. He wields a Shovel Blade, a multipurpose weapon with techniques that have been lost to the ages. Exclusively on Wii U, read in-game messages from other players or write messages of your own with Miiverse integration using the Digger's Diary. Participate in battles between two Shovel Knights in the Nintendo 3DS exclusive StreetPass Battle Arena, a crazy battle game in which anything can happen. Click here to watch the newest trailer.

Nintendo eShop on Wii U

Try All Five Sports: New 48-hour Wii Sports Club Free Trial - Baseball and Boxing are available today at 6 p.m. PT on the Nintendo eShop version of Wii Sports Club! To celebrate, we're offering all five sports in a new 48-hour trial offer from 6 p.m. PT on June 26 until 11:59 p.m. PT on December 31, 2014. This offer is in addition to the 24-hour trial offer for first-time users of the digital version of Wii Sports Club. *Note: once game play is initiated, your trial will be available for the next 48 hours.

Nintendo eShop on Wii U

Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse - Now available on both Nintendo 3DS and Wii U, take on the role of Trevor Belmont, forefather of Simon, and battle Dracula in a time long before the events of the first two Castlevania games. In addition to his trusty whip, Trevor has the ability to transform into one of three different companion spirits that he meets at various points in his quest: Syfa, a young vampire hunter capable of powerful magic; Grant, a ferocious pirate who can climb on walls; and Alucard, forgotten son of Dracula who can shoot fireballs and transform into a bat. Lead on with bravery as you overcome 17 levels of never-ending horror. Click here to watch the trailer for Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse.

Nintendo eShop Sales

Ubisoft Summer Game Sale - Select Ubisoft Wii U and Nintendo 3DS games are on sale in the Nintendo eShop at up to 75 percent off. This offer is valid until 9 a.m. PT on July 7.
ATLUS Games - ATLUS is discounting select games in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS, including Code of Princess and Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Overclocked. Check them out now! This offer ends at9 a.m. PT on July 7.
Urban Trial Freestyle - Race through a wide range of urban environments in this fresh take on the action-bike-racer genre. Starting today through 9 a.m. PT on July 10, Urban Trial Freestyle is 60 percent off in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS.
Nordic Games - For a limited time, select games from Nordic Games are on sale in the Nintendo eShop on Wii U, including Darksiders II. Visit the Nintendo eShop for full details. This offer is available until 9 a.m. PT on July 8.
Disney's Frozen: Olaf's Quest - For a limited time, Disney's Frozen: Olaf's Quest is available at the discounted price of $19.99 in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS. This offer ends at 9 a.m. PT on July 31.

Also new this week

Monkey Pirates (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
My Arctic Farm (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
My Jurassic Farm (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
Cocoro - Line Defender (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
Hidden Expedition Titanic (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
Plain Video Poker (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
Quell Reflect - Demo Version (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
SKYPEACE (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
Toy Stunt Bike - Full and Demo Versions (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
Anne's Doll Studio: Antique Collection (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS / Nintendo DSi Shop on Nintendo DSi)
Anne's Doll Studio: Lolita Collection (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS / Nintendo DSi Shop on Nintendo DSi)
Anne's Doll Studio: Princess Collection (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS / Nintendo DSi Shop on Nintendo DSi)
ANONYMOUS NOTES CHAPTER 4 - FROM THE ABYSS (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS / Nintendo DSi Shop on Nintendo DSi)
Mysterious Stars: The Samurai (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS / Nintendo DSi Shop on Nintendo DSi)

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