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Wii U eShop Deals - 2/26: Donkey Kong Knock-Out Offer (DKC:TF $35 w/DK VC Purchase) and More!

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#1 FriskyTanuki   Get bopped, son. CAGiversary!   58096 Posts   Joined 11.5 Years Ago   Has been playing Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth
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Posted 11 January 2013 - 11:06 PM

These are the latest deals on the Wii U's eShop right now. All deals end at 9 AM PT/12 PM ET.
 
Select Nintendo Wii U and 3DS eShop titles available to purchase as an eShop code from Nintendo.com! Links included below for these titles.

 

Donkey Kong Knock-Out Offer

 

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze - $34.99 - 30% Off - Ends 3/3

 

Purchase any of the titles below to get the title above at this sale price:

 

3DS eShop

Donkey Kong Land

Donkey Kong Land 2

Donkey Kong Land III

 

Wii U eShop

Donkey Kong Country

Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest

Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble

 

On Sale

99Moves - $1.49 - 40% Off - Ends 3/12

99Seconds - $1.49 - 40% Off - Ends 3/12

Abyss - $1.49 - 25% Off - Ends 3/12

Angry Bunnies: Colossal Carrot Crusade - $3.99 - 55% Off - Ends 3/31

Blok Drop U - $1.99 - 33% Off - Ends 3/25

Blok Drop X Twisted Fusion - $1.99 - 33% Off - Ends 3/25

Cake Ninja 3: The Legend Continues - $1.99 - 60% Off - Ends 3/31

Color Zen - $2.79 - 30% Off - Ends 3/31

Color Zen Kids - $1.79 - 55% Off - Ends 3/31

Fit Music - $14.90 - 50% Off - Ends 3/31

Ice Cream Surfer - $1.49 - 75% Off - Ends 3/5

Jett Tailfin - $12.99 - 48% Off - Permanent Price Drop

Luv Me Buddies Wonderland - $14.90 - 25% Off - Ends 3/31

My Style Studio: Hair Salon - $1.99 - 60% Off - Ends 3/31

Poker Dice Solitaire Future - $0.99 - 33% Off - Ends 3/25

Shut The Box - $0.99 - 33% Off - Ends 3/25

Spikey Walls - $0.99 - 33% Off - Ends 3/25

TNT Racers: Nitro Machines Edition - $4.99 - 38% Off - Ends 3/5 - NEW

Toon Tanks - $1.49 - 25% Off - Ends 3/12 - NEW

Toss N Go - $0.99 - 33% Off - Ends 3/25

 

Free Games

Animal Crossing Plaza - Free companion app to Animal Crossing: New Leaf on the 3DS that lets you share screenshots and such from that game on the Miiverse on Wii U.

Disney Infinity - This is the full game for free, but it requires the base and figures that are sold separately. Works with bases from any other platform except for the Xbox 360 base. No Club Nintendo coins come with this version.
Rayman Legends Challenges App - New Version of Demo with extra Daily/Weekly Challenges w/Online Leaderboards
Tank! Tank! Tank! - Limits: Three Plays Per Day, No Single-Player Campaign, Limited Multiplayer Maps/Mode Availability. Purchase one piece of DLC to get rid of play limit.
Zen Pinball 2 - Platform Hub with demos for all tables.

 

Want to see if a game has been on sale before? Check out my Wii U eShop Sale History Google Doc.


Edited by FriskyTanuki, 26 February 2015 - 07:46 PM.


#2 nny   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   213 Posts   Joined 8.3 Years Ago  

Posted 11 January 2013 - 11:30 PM

I noticed that deals tab, but couldn't tell what their normal price was.

If I buy these and my WiiU breaks, will I be able to get them on a new WiiU or would they be lost forever like games bought on the Wii?

#3 Deader2818   Flipadelphia! CAGiversary!   7444 Posts   Joined 2.9 Years Ago  

Posted 11 January 2013 - 11:48 PM

If your Wii U breaks and you send it to Nintendo and they can't fix it,they will transfer them for you.

#4 icarusmight   What it do! CAGiversary!   870 Posts   Joined 8.0 Years Ago  

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Posted 12 January 2013 - 12:00 AM

Thanks Frisky for posting. Hope they give enough deals in the eShop to justify a new deals thread. Little Inferno looks interesting but don't think I wanna drop $10 on it.

#5 prayformojo   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   747 Posts   Joined 9.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 12 January 2013 - 12:03 AM

Nice. In for mighty switch force. Keep the wii u eshop sales coming.

#6 Wazzup4567   Wazzup CAG? CAGiversary!   396 Posts   Joined 2.1 Years Ago  

Posted 12 January 2013 - 12:10 AM

Really contemplating buying MSF. I liked it on 3DS and couldn't justify the price, but at this price it seems pretty nice as my Wii U game selection is limited at the moment.

#7 bonesawisready   YES! YES! YES! CAGiversary!   591 Posts   Joined 3.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 12 January 2013 - 12:34 AM

Really contemplating buying MSF. I liked it on 3DS and couldn't justify the price, but at this price it seems pretty nice as my Wii U game selection is limited at the moment.




do it. Great game, great music and charming art work.
yes, stages are meant to be beaten in 1-2 minutes but it often takes 10 min per stage to figure out how to accomplish that.

I've logged 2 hours in and i've only beat 11 of 21 regular stages, only hit par time on one stage, and there are 7 extra stages after beating the original 21.

Well worth $7 IMO.

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Posted 12 January 2013 - 01:02 AM

do it. Great game, great music and charming art work.
yes, stages are meant to be beaten in 1-2 minutes but it often takes 10 min per stage to figure out how to accomplish that.

I've logged 2 hours in and i've only beat 11 of 21 regular stages, only hit par time on one stage, and there are 7 extra stages after beating the original 21.

Well worth $7 IMO.


AND it supports gamepad only gameplay so there's another reason to grab it!

#9 FriskyTanuki   Get bopped, son. CAGiversary!   58096 Posts   Joined 11.5 Years Ago   Has been playing Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth
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Posted 23 January 2013 - 09:58 PM

Bumping this up since the new Nintendo Direct announced monthly sales of Virtual Console games for Wii U leading up to and after their launch with a spring update:

Virtual Console for Wii U: A spring system update will add Virtual Console software to the Nintendo eShop for Wii U. The service will launch right after the spring update and will include a selection of NES and Super NES games, with Game Boy Advance games to be added in the future. The prices for NES and Super NES Virtual Console games for Wii U will be the same as they were for the Virtual Console on Wii. People who have already purchased the Wii version of a certain NES or Super NES Virtual Console game and transferred it to their Wii U console can buy the enhanced Wii U version of the same game for the reduced price of $1 for NES games and $1.50 for Super NES games.

Classic Games for 30 Cents! To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the release of the Famicom in Japan (which was known as the NES in the United States), Nintendo is making one NES or Super NES game available each month now through July at the anniversary price of just 30 cents. Each game will be available at that price for 30 days, and the first is the NES game Balloon Fight, which is now available in the Nintendo eShop for Wii U.

From Balloon Fight on, these are the future $0.30 games until July:

February - F-Zero
March - Punch Out! Featuring Mr. Dream
April - Kirby's Adventure
May - Super Metroid
June - Yoshi
July - Donkey Kong

The only regular game on sale right now is Little Inferno for one more week, so get that if you're interested.

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#10 coolz481   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   1572 Posts   Joined 10.9 Years Ago  

Posted 23 January 2013 - 11:40 PM

F-Zero, Punch-Out, and Super Metroid for under $1 sounds pretty good to me. Too bad we don't have Earthbound like Japan though - hopefully it's coming here for the full $8 price though.
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Posted 24 January 2013 - 12:43 AM

I thought there were music licensing issues with Earthbound.

#12 TheAggroCraig   Hummus! CAGiversary!   1386 Posts   Joined 8.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 12:50 AM

F-Zero, Punch-Out, and Super Metroid for under $1 sounds pretty good to me. Too bad we don't have Earthbound like Japan though - hopefully it's coming here for the full $8 price though.


It won't, and probably not ever.

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#13 SgtWiggles   Artist formally known as dgwillia CAGiversary!   8023 Posts   Joined 5.9 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2013 - 12:55 AM

Thanks Frisky, got Balloon fight, and will be getting each months game. Can't pass em up for only 30 cents lol
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#14 KrayzieKMF   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2820 Posts   Joined 10.7 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2013 - 12:59 AM

I have two 32 cent charges on my CC's temporary transaction list. Hopefully one of them drops off.

#15 Jackovasaurus   And ya say Chi-City CAGiversary!   1304 Posts   Joined 6.1 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 02:07 AM

Jesus Christ, Nintendo. You call that a sale?!

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 02:46 AM

Jesus Christ, Nintendo. You call that a sale?!


Exactly its kind of a joke. They started with balloon flight and not metroid!!!

#17 chuckwagon   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   101 Posts   Joined 4.8 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 04:23 PM

F-Zero and Super Metroid! Thank the maker.

#18 Kuma   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2437 Posts   Joined 10.4 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2013 - 04:36 PM

Jesus Christ, Nintendo. You call that a sale?!


Shipping killed it for me

#19 Shadow Enz   Shadow of a ghost CAGiversary!   118 Posts   Joined 5.5 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 04:43 PM

What's the deal with previous Wii Virtual Console purchases--can they get transferred to the Wii U?
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#20 moothemagiccow   Tall buildings shake Silenced   1075 Posts   Joined 5.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 05:20 PM

What's the deal with previous Wii Virtual Console purchases--can they get transferred to the Wii U?


They'll show up in Wii mode. To get them on the Wii U menu, it's $1 NES or $1.50 SNES. Still no word on other consoles.

#21 defpally   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   651 Posts   Joined 4.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 05:33 PM

I wonder what game they mean by with "Yoshi". Is that going to be Yoshi's Island (heck yeah!) of Yoshi's Cookie (30 cent is too much for that garbage)?

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 05:44 PM

I wonder what game they mean by with "Yoshi". Is that going to be Yoshi's Island (heck yeah!) of Yoshi's Cookie (30 cent is too much for that garbage)?


I think they mean Yoshi.

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 05:53 PM

I wonder what game they mean by with "Yoshi". Is that going to be Yoshi's Island (heck yeah!) of Yoshi's Cookie (30 cent is too much for that garbage)?


Yoshi Was an NES game..it was the prequel to Cookie

#24 defpally   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   651 Posts   Joined 4.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:12 PM

Yoshi Was an NES game..it was the prequel to Cookie


Oh. That one. Well, it *might* be worth 30 cents. Maybe. I would prefer Tetris Attack or Wario's Woods (strangely addictive).

The rest are great games.

#25 Jaysonguy   Mr. Wonderful CAGiversary!   1386 Posts   Joined 5.7 Years Ago  

Posted 31 January 2013 - 07:43 PM

What's the deal with previous Wii Virtual Console purchases--can they get transferred to the Wii U?

Yes, they can be transferred and played on the Wii channel

If you choose to upgrade them to play on the Wii U there's going to be an added fee to make that possible. Right now there's $1 (NES) and $1.50 (SNES) per game and as more games are able to be transferred you'll find larger prices as you go up the console food chain.

#26 FriskyTanuki   Get bopped, son. CAGiversary!   58096 Posts   Joined 11.5 Years Ago   Has been playing Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth
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Posted 31 January 2013 - 09:30 PM

Thanks for the responses :applause:

They're actually wrong about one aspect. You're not paying to transfer the Wii version to the Wii U, but you get a discount on the Wii U version if you've already purchased that game on Wii.

This is the actual PR announcement that Nintendo made about it:

Virtual Console for Wii U: A spring system update will add Virtual Console software to the Nintendo eShop for Wii U. The service will launch right after the spring update and will include a selection of NES and Super NES games, with Game Boy Advance games to be added in the future. The prices for NES and Super NES Virtual Console games for Wii U will be the same as they were for the Virtual Console on Wii. People who have already purchased the Wii version of a certain NES or Super NES Virtual Console game and transferred it to their Wii U console can buy the enhanced Wii U version of the same game for the reduced price of $1 for NES games and $1.50 for Super NES games.


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#27 FriskyTanuki   Get bopped, son. CAGiversary!   58096 Posts   Joined 11.5 Years Ago   Has been playing Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth
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Posted 19 February 2013 - 09:48 PM

Some new deals added to the OP:

Assassin's Creed III - $41.99 - Ends 2/26
ESPN Sports Connection - $34.99 - Ends 2/26
Just Dance 4 - $34.99 - Ends 2/26
Little Inferno - $9.99 - Permanent Price Drop
Rabbids Land - $34.99 - Ends 2/26
Trine 2 - $14.99 - Ends 2/28
Your Shape: Fitness Evolved 2013 - $34.99 - Ends 2/26
ZombiU - $41.99 - Ends 2/26

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#28 BigK_201   CAG in Training CAGiversary!   37 Posts   Joined 2.1 Years Ago  

Posted 19 February 2013 - 10:12 PM

Call me crazy, but I'm trying to buy digital as much as I can for Wii U, so these deals are tempting... Well at least the deals for the good games ;P

#29 KillerRamen   OMG Lilac PSP! CAGiversary!   3245 Posts   Joined 5.5 Years Ago  

Posted 19 February 2013 - 11:04 PM

F-Zero goes on sale in the Wii U eShop for 30 cents starting tomorrow.
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Posted 20 February 2013 - 03:12 AM

Wish I had an extra external hard drive. I'd consider picking up Assassins Creed 3.