Thursday, December 26, 2013

Wii U eShop updates - 12/26/13 (North America)

Nintendo eShop logo on Wii U GamePad
Christmas may be over but Nintendo is working hard to deliver more gifts to their loyal fans. Dr. Luigi has arrived on the eShop, along with CastleStorm. In addition, the Wii U Virtual Console version of Super Punch Out can now be downloaded for the standard price of re-released SNES games. The Big N has also announced Wii Sports Club will be free to play on December 31st for twenty-four hours, allowing new Wii U owners to get a taste of Golf, Bowling and Tennis to see if they might be interested in purchasing the enhanced remakes. To top it all off, the digital versions of many Ubisoft titles are all 30% off until December 31st. Details and videos after the break.

Wii U eShop

Dr. Luigi

  • $14.99
  • Luigi-themed installment in the Dr. Mario series
  • New modes
  • Online leaderboards
  • Published by Nintendo


  • $9.99
  • Defense and physics-based destruction
  • Optional touchscreen controls and traditional controls with physicals buttons
  • Local multiplayer via Off-TV Play (one player on TV, one using GamePad screen)
  • Online multiplayer
  • Developed and Published by Zen Studios

Wii U Virtual Console

Super Punch Out!!

  • $7.99
  • SNES sequel to the ever-popular NES classic
  • Features outlandish opponents who use various (and often illegal) moves
  • Received excellent reviews
  • Singe-player only
  • Published by Nintendo

Wii U eShop Promotion

Wii Sports Club

  • All owners of the Big N's new console will have free access to Golf, Bowling and Tennis from 12:01am Pacific Time on December 31st to 11:59pm Pacific Time on January 1st
  • Normal pricing scheme: You can play all the sports for twenty-four hours by purchasing a Day Pass for $1.99, or you can buy each sport individually for $10, which grants you unlimited playtime for that particular sport. 

Wii U Retail Download Temporary Discounts

Ubisoft logo

These Ubisoft games are 30% off until December 31st

  • ZombiU
  • Just Dance 2014
  • Assassin's Creed III
  • Rabbids Land
  • ESPN Sports Connection
  • Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2013

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