As another week begins it’s time to reveal the latest round of releases heading to the European eShop this Thursday. There’s a long list of games this week, including the adorable-looking Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World for 3DS, some great puzzle games, score-chasers, classic VC treats, DLC, discounts and more.
Check out the full list below and let us know which titles will end up on your playlist this week.
3DS Retail Download
- Poochy & Yoshi’s Woolly World (Nintendo, €39.99 / £34.99) – One of the cutest games ever makes it’s way from the Wii U to the 3DS, bringing with it new Poochy stages plus the ability to design your own Yarn Yoshi. Note: available from 3rd February.
New Nintendo 3DS eShop
- Lifespeed (Wee Man Studios, €5.99 / £4.99) – a futuristic racer in which you fight for your planet in a race for survival. The tracks are located in four worlds across the galaxy, where you’ll race nine other racers with four difficulty modes and eleven playable characters.
- Punch Club (tinyBuild Games, €9.99 / £8.99) – train your boxer to be the best as you uncover the details of your own father’s death. This management sim is full of pop culture references and humor.
- Legna Tactica (KEMCO, €9.99 / £8.99) – another RPG making its way from smart devices to the 3DS, this one is a strategic RPG where you can shape the story, which features two boys with the same dream: the rid the world of war.
3DS eShop Temporary Discounts
- Power Disc Slam (Chequered Cow Games, €4.39 / £3.99 until 16th February, normally €5.49 / £4.99)
- Epic Word Search Holiday Special (Lightwood Games, €3.99 / £2.99 until 23rd February, normally €7.99 / £5.99)
- Splat the Difference (Lightwood Games, €4.00 / £3.60 until 9th February, normally €5.00 / £4.50)
- Alien on the Run (Joindots, €3.99 / £3.35 until 16th February, normally €4.99 / £4.19)
- Crazy Construction (Joindots, €5.59 / £3.99 until 16th February, normally €6.99 / £4.99)
- Crollors Games Pack (Nvriezen, €0.99 / £0.93 until 2nd March, normally €1.49 / £1.39)
3DS eShop Permanent Discount
- Hyperlight EX (CatfishBlues Games, €4.99 / £4.59, previously €5.49 / £4.99)
Wii U eShop
- Shadow Archer (Ultra Dolphin Revolution, €2.99 / £2.69) – this simple but stylish arcade game sees your archer shoot waves of enemies with limited ammo.
- Koi DX (CIRCLE Entertainment, €3.99 / £3.89) – guide your koi fish through puzzle-solving missions and customization options.
- Star Splash: Shattered Star (Snails Animation, €3.49 / £2.99) – here you play the role of a brave dolphin who needs to save the Mother Star in a dramatic-sounding auto-runner, with more than 30 levels and a two player mode.
- COLOR CUBES (RCMADIAX, €1.49 / £1.39) – this score-chasing game see you tapping to change the box colors, with your reflexes responding to the increasingly challenging levels.
- BRICK RACE (RCMADIAX, €1.49 / £1.39) – another score chaser in which you race a chunky vehicle while avoiding crashes.
Wii U Virtual Console
- Bomberman ’94 (Konami, €6.99 / £6.29) – hailing from the PC in 1993, this is a colorful entry in the series of maze-running, bomb-blasting mayhem, with single and multiplayer modes. This could be a good chance to become reacquainted with the series in anticipation of the upcoming Bomberman R for the Switch,
- Gradius (Konami, $4.99) – a simple shooter than was integral in the evolution of the side-scrolling shooter genre, this was originally released on the NES in 1988 in Europe (1986 elsewhere).
Wii U DLC
- Minecraft: Wii U Edition – Villains Skin Pack (Mojang, €1.99 / £1.59)
Wii U eShop Temporary Discounts
- Word Party (Lightwood Games, €7.99 / £7.49 until 23rd February, normally €15.99 / £14.99)
- Citadale (Nitrolic Games, €2.50 / £2.24 until 2nd March, normally €5.00 / £4.99)
- Mortar Melon (Nitrolic Games, €2.50 / £2.24 until 2nd March, normally €5.00 / £4.49)
- Plenty of Fishies (Nitrolic Games, €2.50 / £2.24 until 2nd March, normally €5.00 / £4.49)
- Rorrim (Nitrolic Games, €2.50 / £2.24 until 2nd March, normally €5.00 / £4.49)
- Epic Dumpster Bear (Log Games, €3.24 / £2.49 until 8th March, normally €6.49 / £4.99)
- Pinball Breakout (nuGame, €5.00 / £4.00 until 2nd March, normally €7.00 / £6.00)
- STEEL RIVALS (nuGame, €5.00 / £4.00 until 2nd March, normally €6.99 / £5.99)
Wii U DLC Temporary Discounts
- Runbow – Extra Val-hue Bundle (13AM Games, €5.99 / £5.39 until 16th February, normally €11.99 / £10.79)
- Runbow – Satura’s Space Adventure (13AM Games, €3.24 / £2.95 until 16th February, normally €6.49 / £5.89)
- Runbow – New Costumes and Music Bundle (13AM Games, €3.24 / £2.95 until 16th February, normally €6.49 / £5.89)
- Runbow – Professionals Pack (13AM Games, €0.99 / £0.89 until 16th February, normally €1.99 / £1.79)
- Runbow – Winter Pack (13AM Games, €1.49 / £1.39 until 16th February, normally €2.99 / £2.69)
- Runbow – Anime Pack (13AM Games, €0.99 / £0.89 until 16th February, normally €1.99 / £1.79)
- Runbow – Steampunk Pack (13AM Games, €0.99 / £0.89 until 16th February, normally €1.99 / £1.79)
Wii U eShop Permanent Discounts
- Defense Dome (Hullbreach Studios, €1.49 / £1.39, previously €1.99 / £1.79)
- SDK Spriter (Hullbreach Studios, €9.99 / £8.99, previously €12.50 / £10.50)
What will you be playing this week?