As always, Monday brings with it the promise of what’s to come, as the latest round of releases due to hit the European eShop are revealed. This is a big week, with plenty to choose from, including lots of classic Pokémon titles from, some great new RPGs, and plenty of everything else in between.
Check out the full list below and let us know which games you’re planning to download to your Wii U or 3DS this week.
Wii U eShop
- 6180 the moon (Turtle Cream, €3.99/ £3.59) – a hectic platformer where you take control of the moon on a journey to find the sun. The moon will bounce on platforms between the GamePad and the TV, as you work hard to avoid spikes and other obstacles.
- Inside My Radio (Seaven Studio, €14.99/ £12.99) – an intriguing-sounding title, this rhythm music game also allows you to compose music by remixing your own arrangements, with electro, disco and dub flavors included.
- REPLAY: VHS is Not Dead (Neko Entertainment, €9.99/ £7.49) – this puzzle-platformer is set in a movie-based universe, with a retro feel. The interesting concept allows you to record your characters’ movements, then bend time to try with another character and combine their actions. There’s 70 levels to explore set across four themed worlds.
- SMART Adventures Mission Math: Sabotage at the Space Station (Engine Software, €2.99/ £2.69) – save a space station through solving mathematics puzzles.
- Defense Dome (HullBreach Studios, €2.99/ £2.29) – this throwback to classic 90s arcade-style shooters sees you defend the nation by using the GamePad to zoom in on, target and destroy enemy missiles.
Wii U Virtual Console
- Pokémon Ranger (Nintendo, €9.99/ £8.99) – this DS game was originally released in 2006 (2007 in Europe) and helped launch a sub-series. Here, you play as a Pokémon Ranger, using wild Pokémon to overcome obstacles and protect the Fiore Region and any Pokémon within. You can temporarily capture Pokémon by circling them on GamePad touch screen.
Wii U eShop Temporary Discounts
- Joe’s Diner (Joindots, €7.19 / £5.39 until 10th March, normally €7.99 / £5.99)
- SDK Paint (HullBreach Studios, €3.35 / £2.99 until 3rd March, normally €4.49 / £3.99)
Wii U eShop Demo
- SDK Spriter (HullBreach Studios, free)
- Mega Man Legacy Collection (Capcom, €14.99/ £11.99) – this classic collection contains the original Mega Man through to Mega Man 6, plus bonus Challenge stages, plenty of digital memorabilia and extras to enjoy. Available from 23rd February.
- Sadame (Rising Star Games, €14.99/ £12.99) – this action RPG has four character types with four different gameplay styles, with each leveling up as you progress through the game. You can also customize your character with new weapons and upgrades, plus certain events are only accessible by certain characters, making a case for strong replay value.
- Excave III: Tower of Destiny (Bergsala Lightweight, €7.99 / £7.19) – this series balances throwbacks to old-school, randomised dungeon crawlers with a few modern features thrown in. This latest entry brings online leaderboards plus special unlockables if you have save data for its predecessor.
- Toy Defence (CIRCLE Entertainment, €3.99 / £3.19) – this tower defence title sees you do battle with toys.
3DS Virtual Console
- Pokémon Red (Nintendo, €9.99/ £8.99) – just in time for the 20th anniversary comes the release of the first generation of Pokémon titles. Originally released on the Game Boy in 1996, this refreshed release includes local wireless trading of your pocket monsters. Available from 27th February.
- Pokémon Blue (Nintendo, €9.99/ £8.99) – the other half of the first ever release which features its own unique Pokémon. Available from 27th February.
- Pokémon Yellow (Nintendo, €9.99/ £8.99) – this enhanced re-release of Red & Blue made a star out of Pikachu with greater personality traits. Available from 27th February.
3DS Retail Download
- Bravely Second: End Layer (Nintendo/Square Enix, €40.49 / £35.99 until 10th March for those with the demo, normally €44.99 / £39.99) – available from February 26 comes this sequel to popualr RPG Bravely Default. This one aims to build on the original RPG with improvements across the board, including a variety of adjustments, lovely visuals and excellent writing.
- Bravely Second: End Layer: SP Drink (Nintendo/Square Enix, €0.50 / £0.50 for the first purchase, then €0.99 / £0.89)
- Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight: Thunder Queen’s Legacy (NIS America, free until 3rd March, then €1.99/ £1.79)
- Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight: The Eldritch Hound (NIS America, €1.99/ £1.79)
- Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight:Wanted: Blessed Clover (NIS America, €1.99/ £1.79)
3DS eShop Temporary Discounts
- Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars (Atlus, €9.99 / £7.40 until 10th March, normally €29.99 / £24.99)
- Fun! Fun! Minigolf Touch! (Shin’en Multimedia, €2.24 / £1.85 until 17th March, normally €2.99 / £2.50)
- Bloo Kid 2 (Winterworks, €1.99 / £1.69 until 17th March, normally €3.99 / £3.49)
- KAMI (CIRCLE Entertainment, €1.99 / £1.59 until 10th March, normally €2.99 / £2.39)
- Witch & Hero (CIRCLE Entertainment, €1.99 / £1.59 until 10th March, normally €3.99 / £3.19)
- Crazy Construction (Joindots, €5.59 / £3.99 until 10th March, normally €6.99 / £4.99)
- Funfair Party Games (Joindots, €4.99 / £3.69 until 10th March, normally €6.99 / £4.99)
- Jewel Match 3 (Joindots, €4.99/ £3.99 until 10th March, normally €6.99 / £4.99)
- Pazuru (Joindots, €4.49 / £2.99 until 10th March, normally €5.99 / £3.99)
- Undead Bowling (Joindots, €5.59/ £3.99 until 10th March, normally €6.99 / £4.99)
3DS HOME Themes
- Mega Man “Stage Select!” (Capcom, €1.99/ £1.79)
- Mega Man vs Dr. Wily! (Capcom, €1.99/ £1.79)