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This week’s 3DS eShop charts are as follows:


1. Pokemon Dream Radar
2. Super Mario Bros.
3. Gunman Clive
4. Pokedex 3D Pro
5. Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels
6. Tetris
7. Mega Man
8. Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream
9. The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening DX
10. Cut The Rope
11. Photo Dojo
12. Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins
13. 3D Classics: Kirby’s Adventure
14. Bird Mania 3D
15. The Legend of Zelda
16. Plants vs. Zombies
17. Kirby’s Star Stacker
18. Crimson Shroud
19. Super C
20. Colors! 3D


1. Pokemon – Nintendo Direct January 8, 2013
2. Fire Emblem: Awakening Video
3. Nintendo Show 3D: January 17, 2013
4. Tokyo Crash Mobs Video
5. Mario Kart 7 Video
6. What is Nintendo Video?
7. Kirby’s Star Stacker Video
8. Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Shadow Wars Video
9. Adventure Time Video
10. New Super Mario Bros. 2: Coin Rush
11. Super Mario Bros. The Lost Levels Video
12. Unchained Blades Video
13. Disney/Pixar: Finding Nemo Video
14. Wreck-It Ralph Video
15. Pokemon Dream Radar Video
16. Super Mario 3D Land Video
17. Pokedex 3D Pro Video
18. Fluidity: Spin Cycle Video
19. Super Mario 3D Land Super Play Video
20. New Super Mario Bros. 2 Warp Canon

Source: 3DS eShop

This week’s video additions to the eShop are as follows:


Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon Multiplayer Video
Pokemon X and Pokemon Y Video
Super C Video
ATV Wild Ride 3D Video
Ghost Recon: Shadow Wars Video
Cocoto Alien Brick Breaker Video

Wii U

Balloon Fight Video
Nintendo Direct – Wii U Games January 23, 2013
Bayonetta 2 Developer Video
Monolith Soft Announcement Video
Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem Announcement Video
Wonderful 101 Video

Source: 3DS/Wii U eShop

This week’s European Nintendo Downloads are as follows:

Wii U download software

Zen Pinball 2 – free


Zen Pinball 2 – €2.99- €9.99 / £2.39-£7.99

Wii U retail

Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition – €59.99 / £49.99 UK

3DS video

€0.99 / £0.89

Source: Nintendo PR

European 3DS owners can now download an update for Gunman Clive. It addresses crashes found in stage 10 as well as other issues, according to tweets from creator Bertil Hörberg.

Hörberg wrote on Twitter that he hopes the update will be out soon in North America.

Players can download the Gunman Clive update through the eShop. A notice should pop up once the store is launched.


This week’s Japanese eShop update is as follows:


Downloadable Software
Speed X 3D – 400 yen

Virtual Console
Bikkuri Nekketsu Shin Kiroku! Harukanaru Kin Medal (Crash ‘n the Boys: Street Challenge, Famicom) – 500 yen

Video Content

Short 3DS Nintendo Direct
Balloon Fight Wii U VC video
GameCenter CX featuring Balloon Fight Wii U VC
Pachi Para 3D Deluxe Umi Monogatari – Pachi Pro F?un Rok Hana Kot? no Sh?bu Shi Tachi video
Speed X 3D video


On Monday, Nintendo will carry out “emergency” maintenance for its various online services. The Wii U eShop, 3DS eShop, DSi Shop, and Wii Shop Channel will all be inaccessible. Additionally, the Pokemon Black/White and Pokemon Black/White 2 services will be affected, as will Warriors Orochi 3 Hyper’s online functionality.

Most of the maintenance will start and end on Monday. The full downtime listings can be found below.

This month’s Game Informer review scores are as follows:

DmC Devil May Cry – 9.0
Guardians of Middle-earth – 7.5
Ni no Kuni – 7.0
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Dragonborn – 8.5
Skulls of the Shogun – 8.5
Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault – 7.5
Transformers Prime (Wii U) – 6.5
Little Inferno – 8.5
Planets Under Attack – 7.25
Chasing Aurora – 6.5
Rise of the Guardians – 6.5
Crashmo – 8.5
Tank! Tank! Tank! – 4.5
Family Guy: Back to the Multiverse – 4.5

Puyo Puyo will be hitting the Japanese eShop as a Game Gear download on January 30 for 300 yen. Screenshots of the game can be found above.

Currently, there isn’t a way to transfer save data between a retail 3DS game and a title downloaded from the eShop. In March, however, this issue will be solved.

Speaking in a short Japanese Nintendo Direct published only on the 3DS eShop, company president Satoru Iwata promised that a transfer tool will be released in no more than a couple of months. Nintendo had said last year that it was working on a solution, but did not give an exact date for the tool’s launch.

More games are coming digitally to the Japanese eShop. Pocket Soccer League Calciobit, Culdcept, Fire Emblem: Awakening, Pokémon Rumble Blast and nintendogs + cats will be available next week.

A new Colors! 3D update will likely arrive next month.

The game’s developer posted a message on Facebook stating it will be submitted to Nintendo soon. Once that’s done, the update will see release soon after.

“… the Colors! 3D update is pretty much finished and will be submitted to Nintendo in a few days, so the February estimate seems to be reasonable still.”