Thursday, October 2, 2014

Wii U eShop updates - 10/2/14 (North America)

Screenshot of SNES game Castlevania: Dracula X
Castlevania: Dracula X is now on the Virtual Console.
(Screenshot courtesy of The Video Game Museum -

There are three newcomers to the Wii U eShop this week. The retro-style action game 99Seconds has just arrived, and an edutainment title called Red Riding Hood is now available to download as well. In addition, the SNES classic Castlevania: Dracula X just hit the digital store, and it appears quite a few gamers are looking forward to playing it. There are also a couple of discounts to report, one of which is permament. Details and videos after the break.



  • $2.49
  • Port of DSi game released not too long ago
  • Players guide a human-shaped character through obstacle courses and try to rack up points
  • From EnjoyUp Games

Red Riding Hood

  • $1.00
  • Could not find any videos of this one
  • Listed as edutainment, appears to be a storytelling app
  • Readers make a few choices that change the story
  • You can read the official description and see screenshots on Nintendo's official website here
  • From Brave Rock Games

Wii U Virtual Console

Castlevania: Dracula X

  • $7.99
  • SNES remake of Castlevania: Rondo of Blood, which was originally released on PC Engine (known as Turbografx-16 in North America)
  • Sidescrolling action platformer
  • Typical gameplay the series is known for
  • From Konami


Just Dance Kids 2014 - Permanently discounted to $19.99 starting October 6th (was $29.99)

POKER DICE SOLITAIRE FUTURE - Temporarily discounted to $0.69 until October 30th (normally $0.99)

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