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Nintendo eShop releases for 16th March 2017

Here’s the full rundown of games released this week on the Nintendo eShop for Switch, 3DS, and Wii U.



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Here’s the full rundown of games released this week on the Nintendo eShop for Switch, 3DS, and Wii U.

There are 13 games coming to the Nintendo eShop today, with a focus on budget indie titles.

First up, there’s another Neo Geo classic coming to the Nintendo Switch. The King of Fighters ’94 was first game in the series, and was originally released on the Neo Geo-based arcade system. It’s action-packed retro fun, but we can’t shake the feeling that the Switch eShop needs to be offering a little more at this stage. There is a little crumb of comfort, however, in the upcoming Splatoon 2 Global Testfire. The client is now available to download in preparation for next weekend’s event.


Over on 3DS there’s a range of smaller games to choose from. Our pick is 6180 The Moon, a game which debuted on Steam back in 2014 and also came to the Wii U in 2016.  It’s a simple but fun puzzle platformer that’s perfect for on-the-go gaming and should work well with the two screen format of the 3DS.

Here’s the full Nintendo eShop line-up:

Nintendo eShop releases for 16 March, 2017

Nintendo Switch

  • ACA Neo Geo The King of Fighters ’94 – €6.99 / £6.29 / CHF 9.80
  • Splatoon 2 Global Testfire – Free

Nintendo 3DS

  • 6180 The Moon – €3.99 / £3.59 / CHF 5.60 (New 3DS only)
  • Don’t Crash Go – €1.49 / £1.39 / CHF 2.10 (New 3DS only)
  • Double Breakout – €7.00 / £6.00 / CHF 10.00 (New 3DS only)
  • Four Bombs – €1.49 / £1.39 / CHF 2.10 (New 3DS only)
  • Frontier Days Founding Pioneers – €5.99 / £5.79 / CHF 7.50
  • Kung Fu Fight – €2.25 / £1.99 / CHF 2.19
  • Parascientific Escape – Gear Detective – €5.00

Nintendo Wii U

  • A.C.E. – Alien Clean Up Elite – €5.00 / £4.49 / CHF 7.00
  • Double Breakout II – €7.00 / £6.00 / CHF 10.00
  • Dungeon Explorer – €5.99 / £5.39 / CHF 8.40
  • Neutopia – €5.99 / £5.39 / CHF 8.40
  • Sky Force Anniversary – €7.99 / £7.19 / CHF 11.99

Don’t forget to check out this week’s Xbox One and PlayStation Store releases.

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