In order to ensure that as many players as possible can try out the Virtual Console versions of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons & Oracle of Ages for Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo’s offering both games at a special discount price of $4.99 each for the first three weeks following their May 30 launch. After June 20, they’ll revert back to their normal $5.99 price.
Make sure you take advantage of the linked game function to experience the full story and unlock all the secrets and extras. It’s one of the most content-rich Zelda stories to date once you combine both games, with over 16 dungeons and four overworlds to conquer.
Nintendo also released two trailers for the games that you can check out by clicking below.
Nintendo’s big Thursday eShop update just launched, meaning you can now buy new Virtual Console titles for Wii U. This week’s update includes the NES classic Super Mario Bros. 2, and a special promotion deal: if you own a Wii U Virtual Console copy of Super Mario World, you can nab the NES release for 50% off. The deal’s only good for one week – it’ll end at 9am Pacific on May 23.
Also live today are Super Ghouls’n Ghosts, Swords & Soldiers 3D, as well as Mega Man 5 and Harvest Moon for 3DS Virtual Console. Two new retail titles – Resident Evil: Revelations and Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes – will go live on May 21.
Click below for the full Nintendo download update.
A word to the wise Wii U owner: Super Metroid is now available for download as a Wii U Virtual Console title via the Nintendo eShop for $0.30. That’s probably the best deal you’ll ever get on a game this good.
The game comes with all the bells-and-whistles of normal Wii U Virtual Console titles, including Off-TV Play, save states, and the ability to customize the contr… wait, you could already do that in Super Metroid.
If you haven’t already, head over to the eShop sometime within the next 30 days to claim the limited-time discounted game before it gets bumped back up to its regular $7.99 price.
Battlefield 3 is the focus of this week’s deal, with a discount available on all dlc ranging from 30 to 50 percent off. This deal is available for Xbox Live Gold members only and valid through May 21st.
In addition, three games have been added to the On-Demand library: Hip Hop Dance Experience , LEGO Lord of the Rings and Samuria Warriors 2 Empires.
Humble Bundle pulled out the Humble Double Fine Bundle, which includes up to five of the studio’s best games – among them the still-unreleased Broken Age, should you pay up with $35 or more. Any purchase amount will net you Costume Quest, Stacking, and the legendary Psychonauts, and paying above the average (currently $7.89) will net you access to Brütal Legend, that goofy game that stars Jack Black.
This week’s deal is Focus on Serious Sam XBLA games, all 50% off. This deal is good through May 13th and is valid for Xbox Live Gold members only.
In addition, two games have been added to the On-Demand library: Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage 2, and Just Dance Disney Party.
A new PlayStation 3 Legacy Bundle has been revealed and will be available at various retailers for $300 later this week. The bundle includes a 500 GB system, Gran Turismo 5 XL, InFamous 2, and 30 days of PlayStation Plus.
Gran Turismo 5 XL includes the original game, the Spec 2.0 update on-disc, and a voucher for $20 worth of downloadable content. This PS3 Legacy Bundle follows the God of War: Ascension Legacy Bundle that launched in March.
Nintendo has updated its download library with new Virtual Console games for Wii U and 3DS. Today you’ll be able to download the arcade classic Pac-Man on Wii U Virtual Console as well as the first Mega Man for NES. On 3DS, non-Ambassadors finally get access to Balloon Fight, which was the first Famicom 30 Trial Campaign game for Wii U.
In addition, a number of active sales covering Nintendo-published games like Pushmo and Tokyo Crash Mobs and Shin’en games like the Nano Assault games for Wii U and 3DS have begun, and will run from now until May 9.
Click below for the full graphic for this week’s Nintendo Download update.
For the 3rd week in a row we’ve got a handful of XBLA games, 11 of them to be exact with 1 DLC available for 1 of them, all for up to 60% off. This deal is good through May 8th and is available to Xbox Live Gold members only.
In addition, two games have been added to the On-Demand library: Dead or Alive 5, and Onechanbara.
Looking for bargains on a Nintendo DSi or 3DS, but you don’t want to get burned on a second-hand product that’s not up to snuff? Nintendo is now selling “Authentic Nintendo Refurbished Products” on their official online store at discount prices. The list of items available includes various different DSi and 3DS models – some as standalone products and some bundled with games – for prices ranging from $99.99 to $169.98. Hit the jump to get a look at some of the deals.
We picked up a story about a possible “Legendary Edition” release for The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim recently, and today, Bethesda confirmed the rumors. A definitive edition that includes all of the game’s DLC and the latest patch updates (through ver. 1.9) will be released at retail beginning on June 4 for PC, Xbox 360, and PS3 for $59.99.
I guess it’s a good thing I waited to pick this one up, eh?
The Nintendo 3DS library is steadily growing larger, with many exciting titles coming out within the next few months. To celebrate, Nintendo Europe is starting a So Many Games! Promotion on a select range of top 3DS titles to help get the ball rolling.
In order to participate, players just have to register any three of eight top Nintendo 3DS titles with their Club Nintendo accounts by June 30th. After that, they will be able to gain a free download code of their most wanted game from the list for free. Yes, for free and it can be any of the remaining five games on the list. You might complain about the limited selection, but after taking a look at the list I know I was planning on getting at least three of these titles myself already. You can also share the promotion with a friend as a gift! Why not give the list a gander?