Nintendo eShop Update – Metroid Prime: FF, Style Savvy: FF, Poncho

Nintendo_eShop_logoThe Nintendo eShop is quite well stocked this week with several new Nintendo 3DS and Wii U digital releases.

Metroid Prime: Federation Force and Style Savvy: Fashion Forward get top billing on the 3DS, with Poncho and Pok?mon Ranger: Guardian Signs representing on the Wii U.  But there’s a lot more for both platforms as you can see below.

Read on.

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

  • Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS
    • Metroid Prime: Federation Force ? The galaxy is not at peace. The war between the Galactic Federation and the Space Pirates is far from over. Enlist with the Federation Force to join a four-player local or online squad in this co-op sci-fi shooter (additional games and systems required for multiplayer mode; sold separately). Fight alongside teammates in your specialized Mech to eliminate the Space Pirate menace and any threat that stands in your way. You can make it a solitary mission or join up to three friends for increased firepower and deeper strategies. The Metroid Prime: Federation Force game will be available on Aug. 19.
    • Style Savvy: Fashion Forward ? Show off your sense of style and dominate the fashion world across five exciting careers. Manage your own boutique, design clothes fit for a fashionista, style some wicked hair, master the art of make-up and even become the next top model. The world is your runway in this fun fully outfitted fashion game. The Style Savvy: Fashion Forward game will be available on Aug. 19.
  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U
    • Poncho ? Make your way through a world of pixelated parallax platforming to solve the ultimate puzzle: Who is Poncho? This open-world game offers a unique twist: Players can shift at will between three layers of depth, creating all kinds of challenges to overcome. Click here to see the trailer.
  • Virtual Console on Wii U
    • Pok?mon Ranger: Guardian Signs ? The third installment in the action-packed Pok?mon Ranger series lets players take on the role of a Pok?mon Ranger who protect nature and help people and Pok?mon in need. But other folks aren’t so keen on keeping the peace! The Pok?mon Pinchers are a suspicious group of people who seem to always be causing trouble by chasing and capturing Pok?mon for their own purposes. As a Pok?mon Ranger, it’s up to you to work with Pok?mon to stop their nefarious plans!

Nintendo eShop sales:

  • Nintendo eShop on Wii U and Nintendo 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 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 onSept. 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.


  • Nintendo 3DS Summer Gaming List Sweepstakes ? What is your favorite Nintendo 3DS game of the summer? Share your pick in the Summer Vacation Sweepstakes community on Miiverse and you could win the digital version of eight games from our Summer Gaming List! Click here for full details.
    • NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Purchase will not improve your chances. Open to US residents 13 and older. Void where prohibited. To enter via Miiverse, post to this community before 8/31/16 10PM PT. Or enter by postcard (postcard entries must be postmarked between8/18/16 and 8/31/16 and received by 9/6/16). Limit one entry per person, regardless of method. 5 randomly selected prize winners will each receive one (1) download code for each of the following games: Kirby: Planet Robobot, Mario Kart 7, Super Smash Bros. for Nintendo 3DS, Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Disney Art Academy, The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds, New Super Mario Bros. 2 and either Pok?mon Omega Ruby or Pok?mon Alpha Sapphire (ARV for each prize package: US$279.92). Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received. See full rules for details, including how to enter, prize information, and other terms and conditions. By entering the Sweepstakes, you agree to the Rules. Sponsor: Nintendo of America Inc., 4600 150th Ave. NE, Redmond, WA, USA.

Theme Shop on Nintendo 3DS:

  • New themes this week include:
    • Style Savvy: My Room
    • Monster Hunter Generations Hunter?s Journey
    • Monster Hunter Generations The Fated Four
    • Ashley?s Recipe

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