Connect with us


EU Nintendo eShop releases for 24th March 2016

Star Fox 64 barrel rolls onto the Nintendo eShop, this week.



Nintendo eShop releases

Star Fox 64 barrel rolls onto the Nintendo eShop.

There’s a remarkably solid line-up coming to the Nintendo eShop this week, even if it’s one that trades heavily on nostalgia.

The big headline is the arrival of Nintendo 64 classic, Star Fox 64 – once known as Lylat Wars on UK shores.  It’s discounted in the run up to the release of the new Wii U title, Star Fox Zero but if money is not a problem we’d probably recommend picking up the 3DS remake, which is available from Amazon for about £15.


The Nintendo 3DS sees some more SNES classics arrive in the shape of two Donkey Kong Country titles, plus there’s the long-awaited port of the Wii U Zelda spin-off, Hyrule Warriors: Legends.

Here’s the full eShop line-up for this week.

Nintendo eShop Releases for 24th March 2016

Wii U

  • Star Fox 64 – €4.99/ £4.49 / CHF 7.00 until 21/04/2016, then €9.99/ £8.99 / CHF 14.00
  • Infinity Runner – €6.49/ £5.89 / CHF 9.10
  • Shantae: Risky’s Revenge – Director’s Cut – €9.99/ £6.99 / CHF 10.00

Nintendo 3DS

  • Hyrule Warriors: Legends – €39.99/ £34.99 / CHF 51.90

New Nintendo 3DS SNES Virtual Console

  • Donkey Kong Country – €7.99/ £7.19 / CHF 11.20
  • Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest – €7.99/ £7.19 / CHF 11.20

If you buy one of the above SNES titles you can get the other for €3.99/ £3.59 / CHF 5.60 until 31/03/2016.

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

We hate to ask, but...

Thumbsticks has a couple of goals. We want to write interesting articles and cover games that most outlets won't, and we want to give opportunities to new writers and new voices. And right now, with the current state of online publishing? It's tough to meet those goals! We hate to ask, but if you want us to continue writing what others won't, or to keep covering weird indie games, or to be able to give opportunities to new writers – and only if you can afford it – then please consider supporting us on Patreon.

Recommended for you

Thumbsticks editor and connoisseur of Belgian buns. Currently playing: Paper Mario: The Origami King, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and Pikmin 3 Deluxe.