Thursday, August 1, 2013

Wii U eShop updates - 8/1/13 (North America)

Nintendo eShop logo on Wii U GamePad

There are a few new titles on the Wii U eShop this week. Cloudberry Kingdom is now available for just $9.99, Hulu Plus is offering a free two month trial, and the Wii U Virtual Console version of Harvest Moon has arrived. A digital version of Pikmin 3 will be available starting August 4th, and the digital version of Disney's Planes will show up on August 6th. Details and videos after the break.

Wii U eShop

Cloudberry Kingdom

  • $9.99
  • 2D platformer
  • Features randomly generated levels
  • Known for its high level of difficulty
  • Online leaderboards
  • Level builder
  • Developed by Pwnee Studios
  • Published by Ubisoft

Wii U eShop Promotion

Hulu Plus

The logo for Hulu Plus

  • Free app ($7.99 per month subscription)
  • Stream TV shows and movies directly to your Wii U
  • Free two month trial for new customers
  • Those who are interested should visit

Wii U Virtual Console

Harvest Moon

  • $7.99
  • Simulation RPG
  • Gamers manage and improve a farm
  • First entry in the popular series
  • Originally released on the SNES

Wii U Retail Download

Pikmin 3

  • $59.99
  • Available starting August 4th
  • Third entry in the strategy series
  • Players command groups of the titular creatures, gathering food and fighting enemies
  • Supports Wii U GamePad, Pro Controller, and Wii Remote and Nunchuk
  • GamePad is used to view the map, statistics, and communicate with other squad members
  • Video review by IGN here

Disney's Planes

  • Price not yet confirmed
  • Available starting August 6th
  • Flying game based on film of the same name
  • Six playable characters
  • Features Story Mode with mission-based objectives
  • Free Flight Mode
  • Air Rallies Mode

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