Nintendo isn't wasting any time introducing new Wii U Virtual Console games, with "Pac-Man" and the original "Mega Man" both showing up in the eShop today. In addition, the Virtual Console on 3DS is getting Balloon Fight, which was one of the first classic games to hit Wii U.
If retro games aren't what you're looking for there are plenty of other additions this week, including "Kung Fu Rabbit" for Wii U and Zen Pinball 2 on the the 3DS.
Virtual Console™ on Wii U™
PAC-MAN® – Control iconic character Pac-Man as you navigate through mazes, eating Pac-Dots and simultaneously avoiding devious ghosts. Warp from one edge of the maze to the other using tunnels, or eat a Power Pellet to turn the tables and make the ghosts vulnerable. Earn extra points to achieve the high score and see how far you can get before losing all your lives.
MEGA MAN™ – Join the blue bomber in his first ever adventure as he battles the evil Dr. Wily and his robotic henchmen. Mega Man is a super robot created by the genius scientist Dr. Light. When another scientist by the name of Dr. Wily goes rogue with an army of six of his own devious Robot Masters, it's up to Mega Man to put a stop to his nefarious plot by traversing a series of stages rife with enemies, traps and perilous platform challenges. Mega Man was originally released for the Nintendo Entertainment System™ in 1987.
Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS™
BearShark – BearShark, the hit animated 3D series exclusively on Nintendo Video™, has inspired a game. Play as Steve, last of his bloodline, as you run, jump and swim for your life from the top predators of land and sea.
Virtual Console on Nintendo 3DS™
Balloon Fight™ – Don't be fooled by the simple premise of Balloon Fight: Underneath the game's cute exterior you'll find a surprisingly challenging game with strategy to spare. After mastering the easy-to-learn controls, you will have to get a grip on the game's impressively realistic physics and ever-increasing enemies and environmental hazards like lightning and water.
Nintendo eShop Sales
Nintendo Games – For a limited time, Pushmo™, 3D Classics: Kirby's Adventure™, Dillon's Rolling Western™, Fluidity: Spin Cycle and Tokyo Crash Mobs™ are on sale in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS. The sale ends May 9 at 9 a.m. PT.
Games by Shin'en – For a limited time, Art of Balance TOUCH!, Fun! Fun! Minigolf TOUCH!, Nano Assault Neo and Nano Assault EX are 30 percent off exclusively in the Nintendo eShop on both Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. The offer ends May 9.
Zen Pinball 2 – Zen Pinball 2 is your home for nonstop pinball action. Featuring an exciting lineup of pinball tables, including Marvel Pinball™ and Plants vs. Zombies™ pinball, as well as a collection of original designs, there is a table for everyone. For a limited time, all Marvel Pinballtables are 50 percent off exclusively in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS. Download Zen Pinball 2 for free by 9 a.m. PT on May 9 to get all Marvel Pinball tables at the discounted price.
Marvel Pinball 3D – Marvel Pinball 3D is the ultimate super hero pinball experience, featuring original tables based on legendary characters from the Marvel Universe. Zen Studios is celebrating the theatrical release of Iron Man 3 with a Marvel Pinball 3D sale. For a limited time get the game for 50 percent off exclusively in the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS until 9 a.m. PT on May 9.
Also new this week:
- TANK! TANK! TANK! (DL) (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
- Kung Fu Rabbit (Nintendo eShop on Wii U)
- Gummy Bears Magical Medallion (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
- My Riding Stables 3D - Jumping for the Team (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS)
- Armageddon Operation Dragon (Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS / DSiWare™ on Nintendo DSi™)