NES Remix 2 Headlines This Week\'s North American Nintendo Download

Nintendo fans, time to do some shopping! Some classic characters and familiar faces make their appearance on the North American Wii U and 3DS eShops this week. Headlining this week’s Nintendo Download for North America is the second installment of the new NES Remix series on Wii U.

Take on rapid-fire challenges from classic NES games remixed with mind-bending twists like playing as Link while running from Boos and nabbing coins as Kirby in Super Mario Bros. Experience epic game-play set pieces from the likes of Kid Icarus, Metroid, Super Mario Bros. 2 and Zelda II: The Adventure of Link in ways you never have before. NES Remix 2 will be available on April 25.

Following NES Remix 2 onto on the Wii U eShop will be Child of Light, a platforming RPG from Ubisoft, which launches on April 29.

Here’s the full lineup for the latest North American Wii U and 3DS eShop update:

Wii U eShop
NES Remix 2
Child of Light

Wii U Virtual Console
Yoshi’s Island: Super Mario Advance 3

3DS eShop
Mario Golf: World Tour – Demo Version
Gardening Mama 2: Forest Friends

Go clubbing around the world with Mario! Tee off as your favorite Mushroom Kingdom or Mii character while challenging players online. Shoot into Warp Pipes and dodge Piranha Plants in Mushroom Kingdom areas, or take a shot at nature-themed courses. Power-up your shots with special items to burn past pesky plants, blast over gaping chasms or freeze water hazards. The full version of Mario Golf: World Tour launches in stores and the Nintendo eShop on Nintendo 3DS on May 2.

Nintendo is also running a special sale for select games on the 3DS eShop. Games developed by Joindots – including FunFair Party Games, Gardenscapes, Secret Agent Files: Miami, and 3D MahJongg – are reduced in price until 9am PT on May 8.

Dakota Lasky