It might be hard to believe, but the Nintendo eShop is already five years old! First launched June 6th 2011 on the Nintendo 3DS, it has since made the leap to Wii U and been host to countless classic titles as well as new indie gems and digital releases of retail games.

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To celebrate the anniversary Nintendo of Europe is holding a massive sale featuring many great digital titles. We’ve picked out some stand-outs which you can check out below, but if you want to see the full list be sure to check out the official Nintendo UK website.

Wii U

  • Earthbound 50% off – £3.49 (was £6.99) / €4.99 (was €9.99)
  • Donkey Kong 64 50% off – £4.49 (was £8.99) / €4.99 (was €9.99)
  • Little Inferno 50% off – £4.49 (was £8.99) / €4.99 (was €9.99)
  • Metroid Prime Trilogy 50% off – £8.99 (was £17.99) / €9.99 (was €19.99)
  • Super Mario Galaxy 2 50% off – £8.99 (was £17.99) / €9.99 (was €19.99)
  • Nano Assault Neo 25% off – £6.70 (was £8.99) / €7.49 (was €9.99)
  • 3DS

  • 3D Classics Kirby’s Adventure 50% off – £2.69 (was £5.39) / €2.99 (was €5.99)
  • Dillon’s Rolling Western 50% off – £4.49 (was £8.99) / €4.99 (was €9.99)
  • Gunman Clive 50% off – £0.99 (was £1.99) / €0.99 (was €1.99)
  • The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening DX 50% off – £2.69 (was £5.39) / €2.99 (was €5.99)
  • Shin Megami Tensei IV 50% off – £8.99 (was £17.99) / €9.99 (was €19.99)
  • Zen Pinball 3D 60% off – £1.79 (was £4.49) / €1.99 (was €4.99)

  • Considering both Nintendo of Japan and Nintendo of Europe have started these 5 year anniversary sales, it’s probably a matter of time before Nintendo of America joins in on the action. We’ll be sure to bring you news if and when it happens!


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    Written by Tom Brown

    Whether it’s an exciting new entry in a series long established or a weird experiment meant only for the dedicated, Tom is eager to report on it. Rest assured, if Nintendo ever announces Elite Beat Agents 2, he’ll be there.

    Tom Brown