The Nintendo eShop has been around for five years now, and Nintendo has offered up a big way to celebrate. From now until June 23, many of the digital download-only games will available at 50% off.
The list of discounted games includes many classics for both the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. For the Wii U, you can find games like Donkey Kong 64, Earthbound, Metroid Prime: Trilogy, several Super Mario games, and a few from the Legend of Zelda collection. For Nintendo 3DS, games like Kirby’s Dream Land, Pokemon Trading Card Game, Super Mario Bros. (1, 2 and 3), and The Legend of Zelda are also offered at half off. A full list of the games receiving this discount is available on the Nintendo website.
You can access the Nintendo eShop from your Wii U or Nintendo 3DS, as well as through the official Nintendo website However, to purchase games directly through the website, you need to have a Nintendo account that you have already accessed on that device at least once.
If you haven’t already played through some of these classics, such as The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time or Super Mario Bros., now is a great time to pick them up. Many of these games were already low-priced before the 50% off sale. There are also a wide variety of genres available to browse through.
Meghan is an amateur gamer, J.R.R. Tolkien fanatic and self-proclaimed otaku. She hopes to become the author of her own fantasy novel one day, and loves to talk about everything from comic books to Criminal Minds.