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Nintendo eShop releases (EU) for 1st September 2016

Axiom Verge and Metroid Prime: Federation Force are the stars of this week’s Nintendo eShop releases.

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Axiom Verge and Metroid Prime: Federation Force are the stars of this week’s Nintendo eShop releases.

Well, it’s here at last. Poor old Metroid Prime: Federation Force, the game hung out to dry before it even had a chance to impress. Sure, it’s E3 2015 reveal was pretty terrible and no, it’s not the Metroid game we’re looking for, but most reviews point to this being a solid title from a studio with an excellent pedigree. We see cult status assured in the long-term.

But if you do fancy something a little more like a traditional Metroid adventure, you’re in luck. Thomas Happ’s sparkling Axiom Verge comes to the Wii U at long last. With the Wii U gamepad used for the game’s map, this could turn out to be the best version released so far.

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Here are the rest of this week’s releases.

Nintendo eShop releases for 1st September 2016

Nintendo Wii U

  • Axiom Verge – €16.19/ £13.49 / CHF 17.10 until 08/09/2016
  • Discovery Demo – Free
  • Tetraminos – €4.99/ £4.49 / CHF 7.00

Nintendo 3DS

  • Chain Blaster – €4.99/ £4.19 / CHF 5.39
  • Inazuma Eleven The Movie (video) – €3.99/ £3.59 / CHF 5.60
  • Metroid Prime: Federation Force – €39.99/ £34.99 / CHF 51.90

Want to get in on the eShop action? Pick up a Nintendo 3DS from Amazon now.

 

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