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Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels will be placed on the North American eShop on December 27. You’ll be able to download the classic title for $4.99, most likely.

The news comes from today’s eShop update. There’s a ticker displaying the data when you first arrive on the store.

Other upcoming eShop games include:

Crimson Shroud ($7.99)
Bit.Trip Saga ($14.99)
Ninja Gaiden ($4.99)
3D Game Collection ($5.99)
Wario Land 2
Fluidity: Spin Cycle

Nintendo of Europe has provided a comprehensive list of release dates for all of its upcoming games. There are a bunch of dates for 3DS VC titles, general 3DS games, and upcoming Wii U releases.

Below are a few highlights:

Nano Assault EX – December
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed 3DS – February
Rayman Legends – February 28 (means that the February 26 NA date is confirmed)
F1 Race Stars (finally confirmed for Wii U) – March 1
Pinball: Revenge of the Gator (3DS VC) – Q1
Ninja Gaiden II (3DS VC) – Q1

The full lineup of dates is in the gallery above.


As part of a surprise at the end of yesterday’s European Nintendo Direct, Wario Land 3 was released on the 3DS eShop. System owners can purchase the Virtual Console title now for £4.49 / €4.99.

We’ve posted some screenshots of the classic game in the gallery above.

This week’s Japanese 3DS eShop update is as follows:

3DS Downloadable Titles

Toriko Gurume Monsters! DEMO – FREE
Neratte! Tobashite! Rilakkuma Kurakura Sweets Tower DEMO – FREE
Boku wa K?k?kanseikan Airport Hero 3D Narita with ANA DEMO – FREE
Reco Choku (12/3, music service) – FREE
Azito 3D Tokyo – 500 yen
Aero Porter – 800 yen
Shinobi Spirits Sanda J? Y?shiden – 500 yen
Paper Mario: Super Seal (Sticker Star, releases 12/6) – 4,800 yen
Monster Hunter 3 (tri) G (releases 12/6) – 3,400 yen
Dead or Alive Dimensions (releases 12/6) – 5,400 yen


New Super Mario Bros. 2 (Challenge Pack C, Platform Panic Pack) – 200 yen each

Virtual Console

Solomon no Kagi (Solomon’s Key, Famicom) – 500 yen

Video Content

Assassin’s Creed III trailer
Sports Connection
New Super Mario Bros. 2 DLC video preview
Professor Layton vs. Ace Attorney preview video
Nintendo Direct video


Endgame Studios has finally confirmed that Fractured Soul will be arriving on the 3DS eShop next month. It will also launch in Australia and New Zealand on the same day, which is Janaury 10.

According to the studio:

“It’s coming out on January 10. We don’t know the price yet – it’s still in discussion with Nintendo Europe. And of course, the free demo is releasing tomorrow (Dec 6) in the USA – the first world of the game playable for free.”


Nintendo of Europe has discounted two titles on the 3DS eShop. As part of the “Video Game Hero Sale”, Donkey Kong is now available for 25% off while Donkey Kong Jr. is experiencing a 30% discount.


This week’s Nintendo Download includes the following featured content:

Nintendo eShop on Wii U™

EA SPORTS FIFA Soccer 13 – Demo Version – EA SPORTS delivers award-winning game play, including the Player Impact Engine, HD graphics and more than 500 officially licensed clubs. Innovations that use the Wii U GamePad put you on the pitch and in the action. Lift and look through the GamePad touch screen to aim the ball on set pieces and penalty kicks, then put the perfect curve on your shot and let it fly. Plus, connect and interact with friends online by inviting them to play or messaging them in real-time using touch-screen typing. Broadband Internet access is required for online play.

Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS™

Scribblenauts™ Unlimited – Venture into a wide-open world where the most powerful tool is your imagination. Help Maxwell solve robust puzzles in seamless, free-roaming levels by summoning any object you can think of. Leverage the StreetPass™ functionality of the Nintendo 3DS system to see the creative solutions to puzzles by players in your area. And for the first time, learn the backstory of Maxwell’s parents, 41 siblings (including his twin sister Lily) and how he got his magical notepad. Scribblenauts Unlimited is also available at retail stores.