Nintendo Download Update – LEGO The Hobbit, SMB3, Golden Sun, Smash Cat Heroes

Nintendo_eShop_logoA flood of classic Virtual Console games are hitting the 3DS and/or Wii U this week including Super Mario Bros. 3, Golden Sun and F-Zero: Maximum Velocity.

LEGO The Hobbit lands on the Wii U (on 4/22) along with Flowerworks HD: Follie?s Adventure and My First Songs.  Smash Cat Heroes and Bit Boy!! ARCADE are available to download to your Nintendo 3DS/2DS as well.

There are some pretty decent Wii U sales too, so check ’em out.

Read on.

  • Virtual Console on Wii U and Nintendo 3DS
    • Super Mario Bros. 3 ? April is a month to remember with classic games launching each week! This NES classic, one of the most well-known and beloved video games of all time, is now available as a Virtual Console title on both the Wii Uand Nintendo 3DS systems. Follow Mario and Luigi as they leave the Mushroom Kingdom to travel to the seven distinct worlds that neighbor it. Help the famous brothers fly above the action using the Super Leaf, swim faster by donning the Frog Suit or defeat enemies using the Hammer Bros. Suit. Are you ready to experience gaming bliss? Click here to check out the trailer for Super Mario Bros. 3.
  • Virtual Console on Wii U
    • Golden Sun ?Forces of darkness are pursuing the lost art of Alchemy. As they draw ever closer to their foul purpose, mankind hangs in the balance. You and your companions are the last hope. In the Golden Sun game, use noble weapons, magical Psynergy and elemental creatures known as Djinn to get the upper hand in dangerous battles. Combining Djinn in different ways will allow you to create powerful spells and attacks against deadly foes. Can you prevent the oncoming darkness? Click here to check out the trailer for Golden Sun.
    • F-Zero: Maximum Velocity ?Whether you?re a veteran of the Super NES version or a racing rookie, you?ll need some practice laps to master this Game Boy Advance classic. Master 20 different tracks across four difficulty levels to prove you?ve got what it takes to rank among the galaxy?s most elite racers. Put the pedal to the metal and get busy boosting, bumping and jumping your way to intergalactic glory. Click here to check out the trailer for F-Zero: Maximum Velocity.
  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U
    • LEGO The Hobbit ? In LEGO The Hobbit, follow the Hobbit Bilbo Baggins as he is recruited by the Wizard Gandalf to aid Thorin Oakenshield and his Company of Dwarves. The Wii U game will be available on April 22.
  • Nintendo eShop Sale
    • Classic Games Overload ? Starting today through 9 a.m. PT on May 1, get Classic Games Overload for 50 percent off in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS.

Also new this week:

Price reductions:

  • Assassin?s Creed IV Black Flag (Nintendo eShop on Wii U) ? Starting April 21, the price of Assassin?s Creed IV Black Flag is being reduced from $59.99 to $39.99.
  • ZombiU (Nintendo eShop on Wii U) ? Starting April 21, the price of first-person horror game ZombiU is being reduced from $59.99 to $29.99.