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BoxBoxBoy! arrived on the North American and European 3DS eShops yesterday. View 25 minutes of footage from the title below.

Several new games out came out this week on the Wii U and 3DS eShops. If you’re interested in checking out what’s new in screenshot form, take a peak at the gallery below.

Two more eShop games have been dated for Europe. First up is EnjoyUp Games’ shooter Hurry Up! Bird Hunter, which is releasing for Wii U on July 14 at a €7.99 price point. Defend Your Crypt will follow on 3DS a week later for €2.99.

Source 1, Source 2

Update (7/1): Bumped to the top. More maintenance has been announced:

Wii U / 3DS – online play, rankings, etc.

– 9 PM PT (July 3) – 2 AM PT (July 4)
– 12 AM ET (July 4) – 5 AM ET (July 4)
– 5 AM in the UK (July 4) – 10 AM in the UK (July 4)
– 6 AM in Europe (July 4) – 11 AM in Europe (July 4)

Wii U / 3DS – online play, rankings, etc.

– 6 PM PT (July 4) – 7 PM PT (July 4)
– 9 PM ET (July 4) – 10 PM ET (July 4)
– 2 AM in the UK (July 5) – 3 AM in the UK (July 5)
– 3 AM in Europe (July 5) – 4 AM in Europe (July 5)


– 1 PM PT (July 5) – 7 PM PT (July 5)
– 4 PM ET (July 5) – 10 PM ET (July 5)
– 9 PM in the UK (July 5) – 3 AM in the UK (July 6)
– 10 PM in Europe (July 5) – 4 AM in Europe (July 6)


– 9:50 PM PT (July 5) – 11:30 PM PT (July 5)
– 12:50 AM ET (July 6) – 2:30 AM ET (July 6)
– 5:50 AM in the UK (July 6) – 7:30 AM in the UK (July 6)
– 6:50 AM in Europe (July 6) – 8:30 AM in Europe (July 6)

Original (6/30): A pair of games have been added to Nintendo’s maintenance schedule.

First up is Minecraft: Wii U Edition. The game will be down for a couple of hours tonight as it makes way for the new update.

Here’s when the maintenance is scheduled for:

– 5:50 PM PT (June 30) – 7:30 PM PT (June 30)
– 8:50 PM ET (June 30) – 10:30 PM ET (June 30)
– 1:50 AM (July 1) in the UK – 3:30 AM in the UK (July 1)
– 2:50 AM in Europe – 4:30 AM in Europe (July 1)

Splatoon will also be undergoing maintenance next month:

– 5 PM PT (July 11) – 7 PM PT (July 11)
– 8 PM ET (July 11) – 10 PM ET (July 11)
– 1 AM in the UK (July 12) – 3 AM in the UK (July 12)
– 2 AM in Europe (July 12) – 4 AM in Europe (July 12)


Update: Bumped to the top. Added in Friday’s updates.

Nintendo Badge Arcade has been receiving daily updates since heading to the 3DS eShop. Because it’s continually updated with content, we’re rounding up all of the additions and changes in a weekly post.

Here’s what’s on tap for the week of June 27:

June 27

– 2 Zelda: Twilight Princess HD panels (1 day left)
– 1 Zelda: Wind Waker HD panel (1 day left)
– 2 Monster Hunter icon panels
– 12 Monster Hunter panels
– 2 Super Mario Bros. icon panels
– 4 Super Mario Bros. panels
– 4 Animal Crossing icon panels
– 3 Animal Crossing panels (2 with 1 day left)
– 1 free play

Circle Entertainment isn’t slowing down its efforts to localize 3DS eShop games. Today, the publisher announced plans to bring over Kingdom’s Item Shop (may go by a different name in the west) from PUMO, originally released in 2014.

Here’s the news from Twitter:

And here’s the original Japanese trailer:


Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 was playable at E3 2016 a couple of weeks ago. Nintendo World Report now has off-screen footage up from the demo, which we’ve posted below.

BoxBoxBoy! gameplay trailer

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Nintendo uploaded a brief new trailer for BoxBoxBoy! – it’s out now on the 3DS eShop. Take a look at the video below.

Kemco’s next RPG has been dated for the European 3DS eShop. On July 14, Journey to Kreisia will be available. Pricing is set at €9.99.

Here’s an overview:

After suddenly being summoned to an unknown world, a high schooler by the name of Yusis learns of his destiny to become the Savior and face off against the Overlordーa being who threatens the destruction of Kreisia.

Kreisia―A world of three races coexisting under the banner of single kingdom.
Yet notwithstanding these different people being ruled over by a lone institution of government, life, for the most part, has continued on peacefully despite certain racial undertones pervading the hearts of some in society…

This week’s North American Nintendo Downloads are as follows:

Wii U Retail

LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens – $49.99

Wii U Download

Inavoid – $1.49
Prism Pets – $2.99

Wii U Demo


Wii U Virtual Console

Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars – $7.99

3DS Retail

LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens – $29.99
Zero Escape: Zero Time Dilemma – $39.99

3DS Download

BoxBoxBoy! – $4.99
The Battle Cats POP! – $9.99

3DS Demos

7th Dragon III Code: VFD
Monster Hunter Generations


Minecraft: Story Mode, A Telltale Game Series – Continue the story with our intrepid heroes in Episodes 2-5, now available for purchase. A Season Pass is also available for purchase, which includes access to all remaining episodes in the Minecraft: Story Mode, A Telltale Game Series game, a five-part episodic game series set in the world of Minecraft.

Hyrule Warriors Legends – Link’s Awakening Pack – Get ready for the next battle! Join the next wave of legendary heroes and continue the fight with new downloadable content. New content available includes playable character Marin from the The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening game, a new weapon for Linkle, a new map for adventure mode, two new Challenge Battles and 16 new My Fairy Costume pieces.

eShop Sales

Wii U

– ZaciSa’s Last Stand is more than 70 percent off (reduced from $3.99 to $1.19) until 8:59 a.m. PT on July 29.
– VoxelMaker is 20 percent off (reduced from $4.99 to $3.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on July 4.


– Etrian Mystery Dungeon, Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan and more games from ATLUS are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on July 11.
– Fun! Fun! Minigolf TOUCH! is 25 percent off (reduced from $2.99 to $2.24) until 8:59 a.m. PT on July 21.
– Epic Word Search Collection 2 is 25 percent off (reduced from $7.99 to $5.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on July 7.
– The Delusions of Von Sottendorf and His Squared Mind is more than 35 percent off (reduced from $12.99 to $7.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on July 14.


Nintendo Badge Arcade – Fill your HOME Menu with fun and try out Rhythm Heaven Megamix machines in Nintendo Badge Arcade. Also receive one free play from June 30 to July 3, and another free play from July 4 to July 6! Learn more at

Source: Nintendo PR

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