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In Europe, Pokemon Snap was added to the European Wii U Virtual Console today. Take a look at a few minutes of footage below.

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

Wii U Download

Armikrog – $8.99 (available Tuesday)
Adventure Party: Cats and Caverns – $12.99
Blasting Agent: Ultimate Edition – $2.99
Collateral Thinking – $2.99
MikroGame: Rotator – $1.99
Poncho – $9.99
Word Logic by POWGI – $9.99
Ziggurat – $14.99

Wii U Virtual Console

Pokemon Ranger: Guardian Signs – $9.99

3DS Retail

Metroid Prime: Federation Force – $39.99 (available Friday)
Style Savvy: Fashion Forward – $29.99 (available Friday)

3DS Download

Blasting Agent: Ultimate Edition – $2.99
Kingdom’s Item Shop – $5.00
Power Disc Slam – $7.49
Touch Battle Ninja – $4.99
Word Logic by POWGI – $9.99

New 3DS Download

Brick Race – $1.49

3DS Themes

Style Savvy: My Room
Monster Hunter Generations Hunter’s Journey
Monster Hunter Generations The Fated Four
Ashley’s Recipe

eShop Sales

Wii U / 3DS

– Summer Savings! Nintendo fans are invited to celebrate the last days of summer with our Summer Savings event, which offers discounts of up to 30 percent on select games. Shop online at www.nintendo.com/games/sales-and-deals or in Nintendo eShop during the sale, which starts at 9 a.m. PT on Aug. 18 and runs until 8:59 a.m. PT on Sept. 1.
– 1001 Spikes (Wii U and Nintendo 3DS), Cave Story (Nintendo 3DS) and more games from Nicalis are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 29.
– 3D Game Collection (Nintendo 3DS), Queen’s Garden (Wii U) and more games from Joindots GmbH are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Sept. 1.
– 99Moves (Wii U), Darts Up 3D (Nintendo 3DS) and more from Enjoyup Games are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Sept. 15.

Wii U

– U Host is more than 35 percent off (reduced from $12.99 to $7.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 25.
– Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty is 50 percent off (reduced from $19.99 to $9.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Sept. 1.
– Explody Bomb and Hold Your Fire: A Game About Responsibility are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Sept. 1.
– Tilelicious: Delicious Tiles is more than 65 percent off (reduced from $5.99 to $1.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 24.
– Art of Balance is 25 percent off (reduced from $8.99 to $6.70) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Sept. 8.
– Inside My Radio is more than 35 percent off (reduced from $14.99 to $9.49) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Sept. 1.
– Hot Rod Racer is 50 percent off (reduced from $2.99 to $1.49) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Sept. 1.

3DS

– Zombie Panic in Wonderland DX is more than 35 percent off (reduced from $8 to $4.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Sep t.15.
– Carps& Dragons is 50 percent off (reduced from $4.99 to $2.49) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Sept. 16.
– Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers and Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Overclocked from ATLUS are on sale until 8:59 a.m. PT on Aug. 29.
– Classic Games Overload: Card & Puzzle Edition is 50 percent off (reduced from $29.99 to $14.99) until 8:59 a.m. PT on Sept. 6.

Activities

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Source: Nintendo PR

Another Pokemon spin-off is due out on the North American Wii U Virtual Console this week. As listed on Nintendo’s website, Pokemon Ranger: Guardian Signs will be available starting tomorrow.

The page has the following overview:

“The third installment in the action-packed Pokémon Ranger series lets players take on the role of a Pokémon Ranger tasked with protecting Pokémon, people, and nature in the Oblivia region. As a Pokémon Ranger, players investigate the nefarious actions of the Pokémon Pinchers, who have been disrupting the peace by chasing and catching Pokémon.”

Pokemon Ranger: Guardian Signs will cost $9.99.

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A few new titles are coming to the Japanese eShop on August 24. Here’s a look at the upcoming digital downloads:

Wii U Virtual Console

Usas (MSX, 823 yen)

Wii Download for Wii U

Mario Sports Mix – 2,700 yen
Wario Land: Shake It! – 2,700 yen

3DS Download

Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 – 1,960 yen

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Nintendo released official videos for Mario vs. Donkey Kong 2: March of the Minis and Chinmoku No Iseki – Estpolis Gaiden on the Japanese Wii U Virtual Console. Watch them below.

Pokemon Snap heads to the European Wii U Virtual Console on Thursday. Take a look at the official trailer below.

This week’s European Nintendo Downloads are as follows:

Wii U Download

PONCHO – €8.99/ £7.99 / CHF 12.60

Blasting Agent: Ultimate Edition – €4.99/ £4.49 / CHF 7.00

Word Logic by POWGI – €8.99/ £7.99 / CHF 11.99 (free if you own the Nintendo 3DS version)

Citadale – €4.52/ £4.09 / CHF 6.40

Collateral Thinking – €2.99/ £2.69 / CHF 4.20

Wii U Virtual Console

Pokemon Snap (N64) – €9.99/ £8.99 / CHF 14.00

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky (DS) – €9.99/ £8.99 / CHF 14.00

3DS Download

Blasting Agent: Ultimate Edition – €4.99/ £4.49 / CHF 7.00

Word Logic by POWGI – €8.99/ £7.99 / CHF 11.99 (free if you own the Wii U version)

Jump Trials Supreme – €4.99/ £4.19 / CHF 5.39

New Nintendo 3DS Download

Brick Race – €1.49/ £1.39 / CHF 2.10

3DS Demo

Jump Trials Supreme

3DS Video

Inazuma Eleven The Movie – €3.99/ £3.59 / CHF 5.60

3DS Themes

Monster Hunter Generations Hunter’s Journey – €1.99/ £1.79 / CHF 1.95

Well, we originally going to just include this in our weekly eShop update, but Nintendo doesn’t seem to want to send that out this week, so this is getting its own post.

The Nintendo 64 classic Pokemon Snap will be released on the Wii U Virtual Console in Europe and Australia this week. It will be available at the usual time the eShop receives its weekly update – Thursday in Europe, Friday in Australia.

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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.

Mega Man X is out today on the North American New 3DS Virtual Console. Check out the official trailer below.